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Four scripted fan favorites returned Friday night, but the real ratings surprise was from a reality show. The first of the final five episodes of The CW’s Smallville delivered 2.3 million viewers and a 1.0 preliminary adults 18-49 rating — that’s up 11 percent from the show’s last episode back in early March. Supernatural (2.2  Ratings: ‘Smallville,’ ‘Friday Night Lights,’ ‘Fringe’ return; ‘Shark Tank’ climbs

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Two new comedies faced off Wednesday night as ABC’s Happy Endings premiered and Fox aired the second episode of Christian Slater’s Breaking In. Happy (7.3 million viewers, 2.7 preliminary adults 18-49 rating) pulled a decent number in at 9:30 p.m. but was down 27 percent from the premiere of Mr. Sunshine in the slot earlier  Ratings: ‘Breaking In’ slips; ‘Happy Endings’ debuts

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TLC’s Extreme Couponing got off to a strong start Wednesday night, opening with an average of 2.3 million viewers across two episodes. That’s an improvement upon the show’s original special which nabbed 2.1 million viewers back in December and won the show a series order. In fact, the second episode of the show peaked as  ‘Extreme Couponing’ premiere clips strong ratings

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AMC’s The Killing got off to a healthy start Sunday night in the ratings, with the two-hour premiere drawing 2.7 million viewers. Sure, that’s no The Walking Dead (5.3 million) — but nobody expected the moody crime drama based on a Danish hit to replicate the success of that monster hit. It’s slightly better than  AMC’s ‘The Killing’ ratings get lively start

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More good Sunday night ratings news: Showtime’s new series The Borgias had the pay TV network’s strongest drama premiere in seven years. The Jeremy Irons historical drama had 1.06 million viewers for its premiere, then added another 432,000 viewers during its encore for a 1.5 million tally. That’s up notably from the series debut of  ‘Borgias’ sets Showtime ratings record

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