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Season Finales of Dexter and Californication Draw Record Ratings December 16, 2008 6:31 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Californication, Dexter, Nielsen TV Ratings, Showtime, Television.
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showtimelogoShowtime’s Golden Globe-nominated series Dexter and Californication each drew record ratings on Sunday night with their respective season finales.  Dexter drew a Showtime record 1.5 million viewers (1.99 million when combined with the 11pm encore), while Californication drew a season-best 615,000 viewers (937,000 when combined with the encore).

Dexter and Californication each received Golden Globe nominations last week, including Best Drama and Best Comedy Series, as well as Best Actor Drama for Michael C. Hall (Dexter) and Best Actor Comedy (David Duchovny).

Source: B&C

Californication Renewed for Third Season December 3, 2008 9:56 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Californication, News, Renewals, Showtime, Television.
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californication-120308Showtime has renewed the Golden Globe Award-winning comedy series Californication for a third season of 12 episodes.

“It wouldn’t be SHOWTIME without a yearly dose of CALIFORNICATION,” said Showtime President of Entertainment, Robert Greenblatt. “This unapologetic show, about a group of characters led by the inimitable David Duchovny, has quickly established itself as one of our signature comedy series. Beneath its veneer of debauchery, however, is a complex take on love and adult relationships that surprisingly turns poetic and romantic just when you least expect it. “

The full press release follows after the jump.

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Showtime Renews “Californication” September 7, 2007 2:56 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV, Cable TV Ratings, Californication, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Renewals, Showtime.
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Showtime has given an early second season renewal to their freshman comedy series Californication.

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Record High Season Debut for “Weeds” and Strong Series Premiere for “Californication” August 15, 2007 12:56 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV, Cable TV Ratings, Californication, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Television, Weeds.
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Weeds and Californication got the new comedy season for Showtime off to a great start, with Weeds eclipsing its previous record for most viewed comedy series on the network, and Californication benefiting from that extra boos of viewers.

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