New Syndicated Programming Debuting This Fall Includes 'Burn Notice,' 'Entourage' & 'The New Adventures of Old Christine'

Categories: Syndicated TV Ratings And News

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September 2nd, 2010

Below is a list new syndicated programming debuting this fall provided by the Syndicated Network Television Association (SNTA).  Many of these programs have already been available on cable or in "off network" cable deals, but this marks the syndication debut on local market affiliates (consult your local listings).

Premiering 9/11

Criminal Minds

CBS Television Distribution

An elite team of FBI profilers called the Behavioral Analysis Unit analyze the country's most twisted Criminal Minds and anticipate their next moves to keep them from striking again.

Premiering 9/11

Numb3rs

CBS Television Distribution

FBI special agent Don Eppes recruits his mathematical genius brother Charlie to help the bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles.

Premiering 9/13

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Warner Bros.

The Golden Globe® winner and Emmy® nominated comedic series Curb Your Enthusiasm is entering its first year in syndication. Featuring “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David as himself, the series portrays an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life and the everyday predicaments he finds himself in.

Premiering 9/13

Entourage

Warner Bros.

HBO’s smash hit Entourage is making its syndication debut in Fall 2010. This highly entertaining, Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning series follows the rising star of Vincent Chase (Adrien Grenier) and his not-so-motley crew. Entourage offers a pop-culture snapshot of Hollywood, seasoned with the talent of Golden Globe® and three-time Emmy® winner Jeremy Piven as Ari Gold, the uber-agent.

Premiering 9/13

How I Met Your Mother

20th Television

A half-hour comedy series about Ted and how he fell in love. It all started when Ted’s best friend, Marshall, drops the bombshell that he’s going to propose to his long-time girlfriend, Lily, a kindergarten teacher. At that moment, Ted realizes that he had better get a move on if he hopes to find true love, too.

Premiering 9/13

Real Housewives

NBC Universal

The super smash hit that launched a reality lifestyle franchise, The Real Housewives focuses on the private lives of the privileged residents of different "elite" communities around the country. Offering a fly-on-the-wall view of the day-to-day existence of the truly decadent and extravagantly casual, this addictive docudrama is a real life soap opera starring socialites in Orange County, New York and Atlanta.

Premiering 9/13

Swift Justice with Nancy Grace

CBS Television Distribution

Swift Justice with Nancy Grace brings HLN’s high profile talk show host to syndication. Nancy Grace brings her knowledge of the justice system and current affairs to a compelling new show about stories ripped from the headlines.

Premiering 9/13

The New Adventures of Old Christine

Warner Bros.

Entering its first year in syndication, this critically-acclaimed, Emmy® Award-winning show stars fan-favorite Julia Louis-Dreyfus. “Old Christine” Campbell is a divorced working mom juggling the daily stresses of motherhood, work and dating, all with her brother, ex-husband and his pretty new girlfriend—the “new” Christine—hanging around.

Premiering 9/18

Brothers & Sisters

Disney-ABC

In this top-rated family drama, enter the complex world of the Walkers, and explore what it means to be an American family in the 21st century. Though they live very different and conflicting lives, the Walkers find unity under the family roof.

Premiering 9/18

Ugly Betty

Disney-ABC

The hit comedy stars America Ferrara as assistant Betty Suarez, a true beauty in the skin-deep world of women’s high fashion. Two very different cultures collide in this sexy and stylish series about believing in yourself regardless of the odds.

Premiering 9/19

The Closer

Warner Bros.

Golden Globe® winner Kyra Sedgwick stars as the fierce Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson who, along with the rest of her Major Crimes unit, tracks down some of Los Angeles’ toughest criminals. Audiences can’t get enough of this top-notch drama series as they close nearly every case with a suspect’s confession.

Premiering 9/20 (M-F strip)

Don’t Forget the Lyrics!

20th Television

A half-hour musical game show that tests a contestant’s knowledge of song lyrics from different artists, decades, and musical genres. Contestants will sing alongside the studio band to try to win the top prize. But when the music stops and the words disappear, will the contestant correctly sing the missing lyric or freeze under pressure?

Premiering 9/20

Judge Karen’s Court

NBC Universal

Called “the most colorful judge on TV,” by The Los Angeles Times, Judge Karen is known for her trademark burgundy robes and blonde hair along with her razor-sharp wit and compassionate heart. Audiences embraced Judge Karen’s feisty personality and passionate advocacy for families and children.

Premiering 9/25

American Dad

20th Television

This half-hour animated comedy series follows the life of Stan Smith, a CIA agent in Langley Falls, VA whose main objective in life is national security. While Stan works hard trying to prevent terrorist activity in the U.S., he also leads a busy family life that includes his wife Francine, their two kids, a talking goldfish, and a rescued space alien from Area 51. Stan is constantly on the alert for terrorist activity and will go to any extremes to protect his family and to keep his homeland safe.

Premiering 10/5

Don’t Forget the Lyrics! (primetime)

20th Television

A half-hour musical game show that tests a contestant’s knowledge of song lyrics from different artists, decades, and musical genres. Contestants will sing alongside the studio band to try to win the top prize. But when the music stops and the words disappear, will the contestant correctly sing the missing lyric or freeze under pressure?

Premiering 10/6

Burn Notice

20th Television

Burn Notice is a sexy, action-packed drama centering on Michael Weston (Jeffery Donovan), a black listed spy who returns to Miami after getting fired – or “burned” – by the FBI. Now he must figure out who issued the Burn Notice as he attempts to put both his professional and personal life back together. Having no idea what or who triggered his termination, Michael returns to his hometown of Miami with his ex-girlfriend Fiona Glenanne (Gabrielle Anwar), determined to find out the reason for his sudden termination.

 
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