Southie Rules

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Southie Rules
Genre Reality
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 11
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Brian Flanagan
  • David McKillop
  • Drew Tappon
  • Elaine Frontain Bryant
  • Fred Grinstein
  • Joel Olicker
  • Laura Palumbo
  • Matt Ostrom
  • Seanbaker Carter
  • Tug Yourgrau
Running time 20 to 23 minutes
Production company(s) Magilla Entertainment
Powderhouse Productions
Broadcast
Original channel A&E
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run January 29, 2013 (2013-01-29) – March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02)
External links
Website

Southie Rules is an American reality television series on A&E. The series premiered on January 29, 2013, and chronicles the day-to-day life of the Niedzwiecki family, a multi-generational family located in South Boston that lives all under one roof in a three-level home.[1][2][3][4][5] A&E moved the series to Saturday after episode four ratings fell to a series low of 606,000 viewers, which is half of its debut audience.[6] Two episodes aired on February 23, 2013 while the remaining episodes were burned off on March 2, 2013 in a mid-afternoon marathon.

Series overiew[edit]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 11 January 29, 2013 (2013-01-29) March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02)

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date Prod No. U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "Bill Roulette" January 29, 2013 (2013-01-29) 106 1.28[7]
2 "Poseidon: King of South Boston" January 29, 2013 (2013-01-29) 102 0.82[7]
3 "Devin's Adventures in Babysitting" February 5, 2013 (2013-02-05) 105 0.92[8]
4 "She's Having A Friggin' Baby?!?!" February 5, 2013 (2013-02-05) 104 0.60[8]
5 "We Need a Bigger Boat" February 23, 2013 (2013-02-23) 107 N/A
6 "The Initiation" February 23, 2013 (2013-02-23) 103 N/A
7 "The Passion of the Couch" March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02) 109 N/A
8 "Who's the Boss?" March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02) 101 N/A
9 "Lights, Camera, Laundry!" March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02) 108 N/A
10 "Dress to Impress" March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02) 110 N/A
11 "Recipe for Disaster" March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02) 111 N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A&E Network Orders New Real-Life Series "Southie Rules"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "A&E to Add "Southie Rules" and "First 48" Spin-Off "The Killer Speaks" in January". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Yiqing Shao; Eric Randall (January 29, 2013). "Let’s Talk About the Huge Mess That Was ‘Southie Rules’". Metrocorp. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ Steve Annear (January 29, 2013). "Two People Liked ‘Southie Rules’ & One of Them is From New York [Storify]". BostInno. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  5. ^ "A&E Network Presents the New Original Real-Life Series "Southie Rules"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  6. ^ "A&E Banishes Newcomer "Southie Rules" to Saturdays". the Futon Critic. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Hardcore Pawn," "Pretty Little Liars" Once Again Top Viewers, Demos". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 31, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Returns, "Hardcore Pawn" Wraps on Top". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 

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