Busy day in TV with Georgia ties so here’s a quick summary:
- The New York Post is throwing out rumors about incoming CNN prez Jeff Zucker moves at CNN Before Zucker has even officially taken over. Speculation includes moving Piers Morgan to late night, 10 p.m. or later, from his current 9 p.m. slot. And bringing Ann Curry from NBC News to CNN.
“Honey Boo Boo” is back for some holiday specials early next year on TLC:
Halloween – Sunday, January 6 at 9 p.m. EST
Thanksgiving – Sunday, January 13 at 9 p.m. EST
Clip Show – Sunday, February 10 at 8 p.m. EST
Christmas – Sunday, February 17 at 8 p.m. EST
Turner released some ratings highlights:
• TBS ranks as basic cable’s #1 network for the year-to-date among adult 18-34 in primetime.
• TNT has five shows – The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Perception and Dallas – among basic cable’s Top 10 original series for the year-to-date, giving the drama destination more shows on the list than any other network.
• Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network in total day with adults 18-34 and adults 18-49.
• Cartoon Network ranks #1 in total day across all television among boys 6-11 & 9-14, while claiming its most-watched year in history across Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) among kids 6-11, kids 9-14 & boys 9-14.
• truTV will score its youngest annual primetime median age ever (42), driven by the strength of breakout hits like Hardcore Pawn, Lizard Lick Towing and Impractical Jokers.