What was Jesse James doing on ABC's "Nightline"?
Goosing the ratings, that's what.
Sandra Bullock's future ex-husband's interview with Vicki Mabrey on Tuesday night averaged 6.8 million viewers, according to the preliminary Nielsens, the most for a single "Nightline" episode since March 2003, according to ABC.
'Too Fat for 15'
The Style Network, which already spotlights the weight-loss saga of a woman who once weighed more than 700 pounds in "Ruby," will tackle teen obesity in a new documentary series.
"Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back," which will launch in August, follows five students at a North Carolina institution that's one of the few weight-loss boarding schools in the world.
Cable afterlife for 'Lights'
ABC Family's acquired the cable rerun rights to all five seasons of NBC's "Friday Night Lights," and will begin airing Season 1 this fall.
The current season, after a first run last fall on DirecTV, now airs at 8 p.m. Fridays on NBC. The fifth and final season is being filmed now.
'Secret Life' returning
ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" returns for its third season on June 7. *