This could get interesting.
TNT is expected to announce Monday that it will begin showing “Southland,” the critically acclaimed but abruptly canceled NBC police drama, starting in January. With the move, “Southland” becomes the rare TV series to be dropped by a broadcaster and revived by a cable outlet, where it will compete at 10 p.m. with NBC’s “The Jay Leno Show.”
Update: TNT has made the announcement, the show will air on Tuesdays at 10pm beginning January 12.
If you do click through to the entire article let me correct this from the first line:
the big but shrinking broadcast networks and the small but growing cable networks
Individual cable networks viewership is still smaller than most of the broadcast networks (although several are already larger than the CW), but collectively there have been more viewers in primetime for ad supported cable networks than broadcast networks for quite some time.