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This was the Ryanland broadcast television schedule on all five commercial television networks for the fall season beginning in September 2001. All times are Eastern and Pacific.

New fall series are highlighted in bold.

The most watched show for the year is highlighted in lime. The top ten most-watched programs are highlighted in yellow. The top 20 most-watched programs are highlighted in cyan. The top 30 most-watched programs are highlighted in magenta. The top 40 rated programs are highlighted in orange. The top 50 rated programs are highlighted in silver.

Cleverbest TV has now been shortened to CTV

Dramatic Channel has now been shortened to DC

This season also marked the first time that RTN aired non-reality television series on the network (My Wife and Kids and Star Trek : Enterprise)

ScheduleEdit

Sunday

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CTV TV of the Week Dark Angel The Hospital
RTN Ryanland TV Ryanland News Pop Stars
DC Commercial Show Reruns Make It Or Break It Grounded For Life Reruns Local
ERC Entertainment News Hold On To You Life Fear Factor Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
theRN Find The House Crime Wars Reruns Reruns Reruns Local

MondayEdit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CTV Pre-Football Monday Night Football Monday Night Football
RTN The Briefcase of Hell My Wife and Kids TV News Pop Stars; Backstage Ryanland News
DC 7th Heaven Angel Local
ERC Six Feet Under Once and Again The District
theRN Emmerdale Corination Street Reruns Reruns Local

TuesdayEdit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CTV TV Highlights Doctors Home Makeovers Two-Night
RTN Who Want's To Be A Millionaire Documentary Night Hope
DC The Commercial Show Undeclared Soul Food Local
ERC What About Joan Malcolm In The Middle The Simpsons Scrubs Law & Order
theRN Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reruns Local

WednesdayEdit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CTV According To Jim Reruns The Bernie Mac Show Livin' & Lovin' Gilmore Girls
RTN The Amazing Race U.S. Star Trek : Enterprise T.W.I.N.
DC Frasier Frasier Maybe It's Me Reruns Local
ERC Dawson's Creek Bodies That 70's Show
theRN CSI : Crime Scene Investigation Jessica Smith; Live Local


  • Dawson's Creek, switched from Dramatic Channel to ERC.

ThursdayEdit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CTV Reruns Reruns TV Nightly Ed
RTN The Mole U.S. The Real Life Big Brother
DC Raising Dad Reba Ally McBeal Local
ERC Girlfriends Friends Will & Grace Family Guy E.R.
theRN theRN Movie Night Local


  • Ally McBeal was moved from ERC to the Dramatic Channel.

FridayEdit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CTV Reruns TV news Felicity
RTN Reruns Roots Big Brother The Oprah Winfrey Show
DC Life The Afterlife Local
ERC Smallville 24 One Thing Is Clear
theRN Reruns Local

SaturdayEdit

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CTV Cleverbest Saturday Night Movie
RTN Reruns Reruns Big Brother
theRN The Briefcase of Hell The Briefcase of Hell Touched By An Angel Local


  • theRN gained permission to air repeats of The Briefcase of Hell on Saturdays

By networkEdit

[]CTVEdit

Returning series:

  • TV of the Week
  • Dark Angel
  • The Hospital
  • Monday Night Football (+ Pre-Football)
  • Doctors
  • Home Makeovers
  • Gilmore Girls
  • TV Nightly
  • Ed
  • Felicity

New series:

  • According To Jim
  • The Bernie Mac Show

Not returning from 2000-2001:

  • Chef Central
  • Disasters
  • Thursday Night On The Red Carpet
  • Police Files

]RTNEdit

Returning shows:

  • Ryanland News
  • Pop Stars (+backstage)
  • The Briefcase of Hell
  • Who Want's To Be A Millionaire
  • Documentary Night
  • Big Brother
  • The Real Life
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show

New shows:

  • My Wife And Kids (Non Reality)
  • TV News
  • The Amazing Race U.S.
  • Star Trek : Enterprise (Non Reality)
  • The Mole U.S.

Not returning from 2000-2001:

  • Celebrity Lives
  • Find That Lover
  • 21st Century TV

]DCEdit

Returning series:

  • The Commercial Show
  • Make It Or Break It
  • 7th Heaven
  • Soul Food
  • Frasier
  • Life
  • The Afterlife

New series:

  • Undeclared
  • Maybe It's Me
  • Reba
  • Raising Dad
  • Ally McBeal (Formerly On ERC)
  • Grounded For Life

Not returning from 2000-2001:

  • Music
  • The Adventures of Lola
  • Dawson's Creek (Now On ERC)

]ERCEdit

Returning series:

  • Entertainment News
  • Once and Again
  • The District
  • Malcolm In The Middle
  • The Simpsons
  • Bodies
  • That 70's Show
  • Girlfriends
  • Friends
  • Hollyoaks
  • Family Guy
  • E.R.
  • One Thing Is Clear

New series:

  • Hold On To Your Life
  • Fear Factor
  • Six Feet Under
  • What About Joan
  • Scrubs
  • Smallville
  • 24
  • Dawson's Creek (Formerly On DC)

Not returning from 2000-2001:

  • Seven Days
  • Supermarket Sweep
  • Fired Up
  • Ally McBeal (Now On DC)

]The RNEdit

Returning series:

  • Find The House
  • Crime Wars
  • Emmerdale
  • Corination Street
  • CSI : Crime Scene Investigation
  • Jessica Smith; Live
  • The Briefcase of Hell (Reruns)

New series:

  • Touched By An Angel

Not returning from 2000-2001:

  • Life In The ?
  • Tucker
  • Fight Night


Renewals and CancellationsEdit

Full season ordersEdit

The following are shows that have been given full seasons during the 2007-2008 television season. Shows listed in Bold will return for 2002-2003 television season.

CTV

  • According To Jim - On September 22, 2001, CTV gained the rights to the series.
  • The Bernie Mac Show - On October 5, 2001, CTV gained the rights to the series


RTN

  • My Wife and Kids - On September 19, 2001, RTN gained the rights to the series
  • TV News - On September 21, 2001 RTN ordered an additional 12 episodes, bringing the total to 35.
  • The Amazing Race U.S - On October 2, 2001, RTN gained the rights to the series
  • Star Trek : Enterprise - On November 3, 2001, RTN gained the rights to the series
  • The Mole U.S - On February 23, 2002, RTN gained the rights to the series

DC

  • Undeclared - On September 9, 2001, DC gained the rights to the series.
  • Maybe It's Me - 'On October 2, 2001, DC gained the rights to the series.
  • Reba - On September 21, 2001, DC gained the rights to the series.
  • Raising Dad - On November 7, 2001, DC gained the rights to the series.
  • Ally McBeal - On September 29, 2001, DC and ERC had a show swap, DC gave ERC Dawson's Creek while ERC gave DC Ally McBeal.
  • Grounded For Life - On November 6, 2001, DC gained the rights to the series.

ERC

  • Hold On To Your Life - On September 17, 2001, the show was given a full 22 episode season.
  • Fear Factor - On September 19, 2001, ERC gained the rights to the series.
  • Six Feet Under - On October 2, 2001, ERC gained the rights to the series.
  • Scrubs - On October 5, 2001, ERC gained the rights to the series.
  • Smallville - On October 8, 2001, ERC gained the rights to the series.
  • 24 - On October 25, 2001, ERC gained the rights to the series.
  • Dawson's Creek - On September 29, 2001, DC and ERC had a show swap, DC gave ERC Dawson's Creek while ERC gave DC Ally McBeal.

The RN

  • Touched By An Angel - On September 7, 2001, With competition ERC, The RN finally gained the rights to the series.

CancellationsEdit

The following are shows that have been cancelled during the 2007-2008 television season.

CTV

  • Dark Angel - After 2 seasons and 43 episodes, the show was officially cancelled in the US, the show will air it's finale on April 14, 2002.
  • Felicity - After 4 seasons and 84 episodes, the show ended in the US, the show will air it's finale on March 22, 2002.

RTN

  • Documentary Night - After 3 seasons and 70 episodes, the show was cancelled by RTN, the show will air it's finale on May 7, 2002.

DC

  • Undeclared - After just 1 season and 17 episodes, the show was officially cancelled in the US, the show will air it's finale on February 19, 2002.
  • Maybe It's Me - After just 1 season and 22 episodes, the show was officially cancelled in the US, the show will air it's finale on March 26, 2002.
  • Raising Dad - After just 1 season and 22 episodes, the show was officially cancelled in the US, the show will air it's finale on March 8, 2002.
  • Ally McBeal - After 5 seasons and 115 episodes, the show was officially cancelled in the US, the show will air it's finale on April 4, 2002.

ERC

  • Once and Again - After 3 seasons and 63 episodes, the show was officially cancelled in the US and will air it's finale on February 26, 2002.
  • What About Joan? - After just 15 episodes, the show was cancelled on ERC due to low ratings (gaining 0.9 viewers per episode), just a few episodes later it was also cancelled in the US. The series aired the final episode on January 15, 2002
  • Fear Factor - After just 7 episodes, the show was cancelled on ERC due to low ratings (gaining 1 million viewers per episode). The final episode aired on the network was on November 7, 2001. Reruns were placed in that timeslot until the 2002-2003 season.

The RN

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