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2010–11 United States network television schedule facts for kids

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The following is the 2010–11 United States network television schedule.

Legend

     Lime indicates the #1 most watched program of the season.
     Yellow indicates the top-10 most watched programs of the season
     Cyan indicates the top-20 most watched programs of the season
     Magenta indicates the top-30 most watched programs of the season
     Orange indicates the top-40 most watched programs of the season
     Silver indicates the top-50 most watched programs of the season
     Red indicates encore programming

Schedule

Sunday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Fall America's Funniest Home Videos Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Desperate Housewives Brothers & Sisters
Spring Secret Millionaire
Follow-up Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
CBS Fall 60 Minutes The Amazing Race 17 Undercover Boss CSI: Miami
Mid-season CSI: Miami CSI: Miami
Follow-up The Amazing Race 18 CSI: Miami
Fox Fall The OT The Simpsons The Cleveland Show Family Guy American Dad! Local Programming
Mid-season The Simpsons American Dad! Bob's Burgers The Cleveland Show
NBC Fall Football Night in America NBC Sunday Night Football (continued to game completion)
Mid-season Dateline NBC Various films, programming repeats or specials
Spring America's Next Great Restaurant The Apprentice
Summer Encore Programming The Marriage Ref

Monday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Fall Dancing with the Stars Castle
Follow-up Holiday specials Skating with the Stars
Mid-season The Bachelor
Spring Dancing with the Stars
Summer The Bachelorette Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition
CBS Fall How I Met Your Mother Rules of Engagement Two and a Half Men Mike & Molly Hawaii Five-0
Mid-season Mad Love Two and a Half Men
The CW 90210 Gossip Girl Local Programming
Fox Fall House Lone Star
Follow-up Lie to Me
Mid-season The Chicago Code
NBC Fall Chuck The Event Chase
Winter The Sing-Off
Mid-season Chuck The Cape Harry's Law
Spring The Event
Follow-up Law & Order: LA

Tuesday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Fall No Ordinary Family Dancing with the Stars Detroit 1-8-7
Winter Holiday specials No Ordinary Family
Mid-season No Ordinary Family V
Spring Dancing with the Stars Body of Proof
Follow-up Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
Follow-up Dancing with the Stars (recap)
Summer Wipeout 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show Combat Hospital
CBS NCIS NCIS: Los Angeles The Good Wife
The CW Fall One Tree Hill Life Unexpected Local Programming
Mid-season Hellcats
Fox Fall Glee Raising Hope Running Wilde
Winter Glee Million Dollar Money Drop
Mid-season Glee Raising Hope Traffic Light
NBC Fall The Biggest Loser Parenthood
Follow-up Holiday specials The Biggest Loser
Mid-season The Biggest Loser Parenthood
Spring The Biggest Loser The Voice
Follow-up The Biggest Loser The Voice

Wednesday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Fall The Middle Better with You Modern Family Cougar Town The Whole Truth
Mid-season Off the Map
Follow-up Mr. Sunshine
Spring Cougar Town Happy Endings Happy Endings
CBS Fall Survivor: Nicaragua Criminal Minds The Defenders
Mid-season Live to Dance Blue Bloods
Spring Survivor: Redemption Island Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
The CW Fall America's Next Top Model Hellcats Local Programming
Mid-season Shedding for the Wedding
Spring America's Next Top Model America's Next Top Model
Fox Fall Hell's Kitchen
Follow-up Human Target Hell's Kitchen
Mid-season Human Target
Follow-up American Idol
Follow-up American Idol Human Target
Follow-up American Idol
Spring American Idol Breaking In
NBC Fall Undercovers Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: LA
Winter The Sing-Off
Mid-season Minute to Win It Chase Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Follow-up Minute to Win It

Thursday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Fall My Generation Grey's Anatomy Private Practice
Follow-up Grey's Anatomy
Winter Holiday specials
Mid-season Wipeout
Summer Take the Money and Run
CBS Fall The Big Bang Theory $#*! My Dad Says CSI: Crime Scene Investigation The Mentalist
Mid-season Rules of Engagement
The CW The Vampire Diaries Nikita Local Programming
Fox Fall Bones Fringe
Winter Million Dollar Money Drop Bones
Follow-up American Idol
NBC Fall Community 30 Rock The Office Outsourced The Apprentice
Winter Perfect Couples Parks and Recreation 30 Rock Outsourced
Spring The Paul Reiser Show
Follow-up The Office

Friday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Fall Supernanny Primetime 20/20
Spring Shark Tank
CBS Fall Medium CSI: NY Blue Bloods
Mid-season The Defenders Various repeats
Follow-up Blue Bloods
Spring CHAOS
Follow-up Flashpoint
The CW Smallville Supernatural Local Programming
Fox Fall House The Good Guys
Mid-season Kitchen Nightmares Fringe
NBC Fall Dateline NBC Outlaw
Follow-up School Pride Dateline NBC
Mid-season Who Do You Think You Are?
Spring Friday Night Lights

Saturday

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Fall Saturday Night Football (continued to game completion)
Mid-season ABC Saturday Night Movie
CBS Crimetime Saturday 48 Hours Mystery
Fox COPS COPS America's Most Wanted Local Programming
NBC Fall Law & Order: LA Chase Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Follow-up Outlaw Law & Order: LA
Winter Chase
Follow-up Harry's Law
Spring Chase

By network

ABC

CBS

The CW

Fox

NBC

Renewals and cancellations

Full season pickups

ABC

  • Better With You – On October 25, 2010, ABC ordered a full 22-episode season of the series.
  • Brothers & Sisters – On October 14, 2010, ABC ordered 4 additional scripts for the series. and then on October 25, 2010, ABC ordered a full 22 episode season.
  • Detroit 1-8-7 – Picked up for 5 additional episodes for an 18 episode season on October 25, 2010.
  • No Ordinary Family – On October 14, 2010, ABC ordered 4 additional scripts for the series, and then on October 25, 2010, ABC ordered a full 22 episode season.
  • Off the Map – On October 14, 2010, ABC ordered 1 additional script for the series. On October 26, 2010 they ordered an additional 5 scripts, bringing the series order to 7 episodes plus 6 scripts.

CBS

  • $#*! My Dad Says – On October 21, 2010, CBS ordered a 19-episode season of the series plus 3 additional scripts.
  • Blue Bloods – On October 21, 2010, CBS ordered a full 22-episode season of the series.
  • The Defenders – On October 21, 2010, CBS ordered a 19-episode season of the series plus 3 additional scripts.
  • Hawaii Five-0 – On October 21, 2010, CBS ordered a full 22-episode season of the series.
  • Mike & Molly – On October 21, 2010, CBS ordered a full 22-episode season of the series.

The CW

  • Hellcats – On September 23, 2010, The CW ordered 6 additional scripts for the series and then on October 22, 2010, The CW ordered a full 22 episode season of the series.
  • Nikita – On October 22, 2010, The CW Ordered a full 22-episode season of the series.
  • One Tree Hill – On September 23, 2010, The CW ordered 6 additional scripts for the series and then on October 22, 2010, The CW ordered a full 22 episode season of the series.

Fox

  • Human Target – On October 22, 2010, FOX ordered 2 additional scripts for the series.
  • Raising Hope – On October 6, 2010, the show was given a full 22-episode season, making it the first new show to do so.

NBC

  • Chase – Picked up for a full 22-episode season on October 19, 2010, although this was later reduced to 18 episodes.
  • Chuck – Picked up for a 24-episode season October 19, 2010.
  • Community – On November 3, 2010, NBC ordered 2 additional episodes, bringing its current season to 24 episodes.
  • The Event – Picked up for a full 22-episode season on October 18, 2010.
  • Law & Order: Los Angeles – Picked up for a full 22-episode season on October 18, 2010.
  • Outsourced – Picked up for a full 22-episode season on October 18, 2010.

Renewals

ABC

  • 20/20 – Announced on the fall schedule on May 17, 2011.
  • America's Funniest Home Videos – Announced on the fall schedule on May 17, 2011.
  • The Bachelor – Picked up for a sixteenth season on March 14, 2011.
  • The Bachelorette – Picked up for a seventh season on March 14, 2011.
  • Body of Proof – Picked up for a second season on May 13, 2011.
  • Castle – Picked up for a fourth season on January 10, 2011.
  • Cougar Town – Picked up for a third season on January 10, 2011.
  • Dancing with the Stars– Announced on the fall schedule for a thirteenth season on May 17, 2011.
  • Desperate Housewives– Announced on the fall schedule for an eighth season on May 17, 2011.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition– Announced on the fall schedule for a ninth season on May 17, 2011.
  • Grey's Anatomy – Picked up for an eighth season on January 10, 2011.
  • Happy Endings – Picked up for a second season on May 13, 2011.
  • The Middle – Picked up for a third season on January 10, 2011.
  • Modern Family – Picked up for a third season on January 10, 2011.
  • Private Practice – Picked up for a fifth season on January 10, 2011.
  • Secret Millionaire – Picked up for a third season on May 13, 2011.
  • Shark Tank – Picked up for a third season on May 13, 2011.

CBS

  • 48 Hours Mystery – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for May 18, 2011.
  • 60 Minutes – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for on May 18, 2011.
  • The Amazing Race – Picked up for a nineteenth season on March 28, 2011.
  • The Big Bang Theory – Picked up for three additional seasons on January 12, 2011, running through its seventh season in 2013/14.
  • Blue Bloods – Picked up for a second season on May 15, 2011.
  • Criminal Minds – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for a seventh season on May 18, 2011.
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for a twelfth season on May 18, 2011.
  • CSI: Miami – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for a tenth season on May 18, 2011.
  • CSI: NY – Picked up for an eighth season on May 17, 2011.
  • The Good Wife – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for a third season on May 18, 2011.
  • Hawaii Five-0 – Picked up for a second season on May 15, 2011.
  • How I Met Your Mother – Picked up for two additional seasons on March 4, 2011, running through its eighth season in 2012/13.
  • The Mentalist – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for a fourth season on May 18, 2011.
  • Mike & Molly – Picked up for a second season on May 15, 2011.
  • NCIS – Picked up for a ninth season on February 2, 2011.
  • NCIS: Los Angeles – Announced on the 2011/12 schedule for a third season on May 18, 2011.
  • Rules of Engagement – Picked up for a sixth season on May 17, 2011.
  • Survivor – Picked up for two additional seasons on March 9, 2011.
  • Two and a Half Men – Previously picked for an eighth and ninth season, but the show's eighth season was speculative after the firing of its star Charlie Sheen. However, CBS and Warner Bros. officially announced that Ashton Kutcher would join the cast as Sheen's replacement for the ninth season.
  • Undercover Boss – Picked up for a third season on March 28, 2011.

The CW

  • 90210 – Picked up for a fourth season on April 26, 2011.
  • America's Next Top Model – Picked up for two more cycles in the 2011/12 season on April 26, 2011.
  • Gossip Girl – Picked up for a fifth season on April 26, 2011.
  • Nikita – Picked up for a second season on May 17, 2011.
  • One Tree Hill – Picked up for a ninth season on May 17, 2011.
  • Supernatural – Picked up for a seventh season on April 26, 2011.
  • The Vampire Diaries – Picked up for a third season on April 26, 2011.

Fox

  • America's Most Wanted - Scheduled to air as two-hour monthly specials for the 2011/12 TV season.
  • American Dad! – Picked up through the 2012/13 television season (seventh and eighth season) on February 23, 2011.
  • American Idol – Details for the season eleven auditions were announced on May 5, 2011.
  • Bob's Burgers – Picked up for a second season on April 7, 2011.
  • Breaking In – Revived by Fox on August 24, 2011.
  • Bones – Picked up for a seventh season on May 3, 2011.
  • The Cleveland Show – Picked up for a third season on June 10, 2010.
  • Family Guy – Picked up in 2008 through at least 2012.
  • Fringe – Picked up for a fourth season of 22 episodes on March 24, 2011.
  • Glee – Picked up for a third season on May 23, 2010.
  • House – Picked up for an eighth and final season on May 10, 2011.
  • Mobbed – Picked up for eight episodes on April 1, 2011 after a successful special debut.
  • Raising Hope – Picked up for a second season on January 11, 2011.
  • The Simpsons – Picked up for a twenty-third season on November 11, 2010.

NBC

  • 30 Rock – Picked up for a sixth season on November 15, 2010.
  • The Biggest Loser – Picked up for a twelfth season on February 22, 2011.
  • Celebrity Apprentice – Announced as being on NBC's fall schedule on May 15, 2011.
  • Chuck – Picked up for a fifth and final season of 13 episodes on May 13, 2011.
  • Community – Picked up for a third season on March 17, 2011.
  • Harry's Law – Picked up for a second season on May 12, 2011.
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Announced as being on NBC's fall schedule for a 13th season on May 15, 2011.
  • The Office – Picked up for an eighth season on March 17, 2011.
  • Parenthood – Picked up for a third season on May 12, 2011.
  • Parks and Recreation – Picked up for a fourth season on March 17, 2011.
  • The Sing-Off – Picked up for a third season on February 22, 2011.
  • The Voice – Announced as being on NBC's fall schedule for a 2nd season on May 15, 2011.
  • Who Do You Think You Are? – Picked up for a third season on February 22, 2011.

Cancellations/Series Endings

ABC

  • Better With You – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • Brothers & Sisters – Canceled on May 13, 2011 after five seasons.
  • Detroit 1-8-7 – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution - Canceled on June 24, 2011 after two seasons.
  • Mr. Sunshine – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • My Generation – Canceled on October 1, 2010 after two episodes.
  • No Ordinary Family – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • Off the Map – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • Skating with the Stars – ABC announced the show will not have a second season.
  • SupernannyJo Frost announced on November 7, 2010 that she is leaving the show to start a family of her own, thus ending the series' run after seven seasons.
  • V – Canceled on May 13, 2011 after two seasons.
  • The Whole Truth – Canceled on October 25, 2010.

CBS

  • $#*! My Dad Says – Canceled on May 15, 2011.
  • CHAOS – Canceled on May 15, 2011.
  • Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior – Canceled on May 17, 2011.
  • The Defenders – Canceled on May 15, 2011.
  • Flashpoint – CBS will pick up 7 of the 18 episodes from Season 4 to air with the 6 unaired Season 3 segments for a 13-episode run during the summer. Soon after that, ION is expected to begin airing all 51 episodes of the show that will have aired on CBS. Additionally, ION will premiere the remaining 11 episodes of Flashpoint's fourth season.
  • Live to Dance – Due to dismal ratings, it was announced that the show will not return for a second season.
  • Mad Love – Canceled on May 15, 2011.
  • Medium – Canceled on December 21, 2010 after seven seasons. The series has been concluded on January 21, 2011.

The CW

  • Hellcats – Canceled on May 17, 2011.
  • Life Unexpected – The show's cancellation was confirmed when Warner Brothers chose to release both seasons of the show on DVD. The series ended on January 18, 2011.
  • Smallville – It was announced on March 4, 2010 that season ten would be the final season. The series has been concluded on May 13, 2011.

Fox

  • America's Most Wanted - Canceled on May 16, 2011.
  • The Chicago Code – Canceled on May 10, 2011.
  • The Good Guys – Fox announced the show will not have a second season.
  • Human Target – Canceled on May 10, 2011.
  • Lie to Me – Canceled on May 10, 2011 after three seasons.
  • Lone Star – Canceled on September 28, 2010 after airing only two episodes. This was the first cancellation of the season.
  • Million Dollar Money Drop – Canceled on August 5, 2011.
  • Running Wilde – The show was pulled from November sweeps, with the remaining episodes to air through December. On November 30, 2010 FOX announced that no new episodes would be ordered.
  • Traffic Light – Canceled on May 10, 2011.

NBC

  • America's Next Great Restaurant – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • The Cape – The show was officially canceled on March 2, 2011 due to low ratings. Only 9 out of 10 episodes have aired as NBC announced the series finale would be aired on their website.
  • Chase – Officially placed on hiatus on February 3, 2011 and eventually canceled. The remaining five episodes were burned off on Saturdays through April 23, 2011.
  • The Event – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • Friday Night Lights – The fifth season premiered on April 15, 2011 after ending the series broadcast on DirecTV's owned The 101 Network. The series finale aired on July 8, 2011.
  • Law & Order: LA – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • Outlaw – Canceled on October 11, 2010.
  • Outsourced – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • The Paul Reiser Show – Canceled on April 22, 2011 after two episodes.
  • Perfect Couples – Canceled on May 13, 2011. It was placed on hiatus, then canceled and replaced by The Paul Reiser Show on April 14, 2011 with two episodes left to air.
  • School Pride – Canceled on May 13, 2011.
  • Undercovers – Canceled on November 4, 2010 after seven episodes.

Top weekly ratings

  • Data sources: AC Nielsen, TV By The Numbers

Total Viewers

18-49 Viewers

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