‘Contender’ still in ring

NBC avoided a first-round knockout Monday with its reality show about boxing, but “The Contender” will need to pack more of a ratings punch if it’s going to come close to justifying its $2 million per episode pricetag. In other premiere news, Showtime’s Kirstie Alley-led comedy “Fat Actress” opened with some ratings heft.

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    NBC avoided a first-round knockout Monday with its reality show about boxing, but “The Contender” will need to pack more of a ratings punch if it’s going to come close to justifying its $2 million per episode pricetag. In other premiere news, Showtime’s Kirstie Alley-led comedy “Fat Actress” opened with some ratings heft.

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    NBC avoided a first-round knockout Monday with its reality show about boxing, but “The Contender” will need to pack more of a ratings punch if it’s going to come close to justifying its $2 million per episode pricetag. In other premiere news, Showtime’s Kirstie Alley-led comedy “Fat Actress” opened with some ratings heft.

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    NBC avoided a first-round knockout Monday with its reality show about boxing, but “The Contender” will need to pack more of a ratings punch if it’s going to come close to justifying its $2 million per episode pricetag. In other premiere news, Showtime’s Kirstie Alley-led comedy “Fat Actress” opened with some ratings heft.

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    NBC avoided a first-round knockout Monday with its reality show about boxing, but “The Contender” will need to pack more of a ratings punch if it’s going to come close to justifying its $2 million per episode pricetag. In other premiere news, Showtime’s Kirstie Alley-led comedy “Fat Actress” opened with some ratings heft.

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