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CBS Picks Up ‘Listen Up’ for Season, ‘Center’ for Two More Episodes

Nov 11, 2004  •  Post A Comment

CBS is giving the Regency Television/CBS Productions comedy “Listen Up” a nine-episode back order and the Warner Bros. Television/CBS Productions comedy “Center of the Universe” a two-episode and six-script order.

“Listen Up,” which stars Jason Alexander, premiered Monday, Sept. 20, at 8:30 p.m. (ET) with a 3.6 rating and 10 share among adults 18 to 49, according to Nielsen Media Research. The show scored a 3.5/9 in the demo Nov. 8, retaining 97 percent of its “Still Standing” lead-in.

“Center of the Universe” was initially scheduled to premiere Sept. 29 but did not make it on CBS’s schedule until Oct. 27, where it garnered a 4.0 rating in adults 18 to 49 competing against a World Series game. The show scored a 4.1 rating Nov. 10, up 14 percent in the demo from the previous week.

“Listen” is executive produced by Jeff Martin and Lindy DeKoven. “Universe” is executive produced by Mitch Katlin and Nat Bernstein, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum and Alan Kirschenbaum.