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Sharktopus Outdraws Mad Men, Dexter

It's a good day to be a half-shark, half-octopus killing machine. The ratings are in for Syfy's brilliantly silly Sharktopus, and the original TV movie earned the network a whopping 2.5 million viewers; for perspective's sake, that's a better rating than either the most recent episode of Mad Men (which netted 2.1 million viewers) or the season premiere of Dexter (which earned a comparatively slim 1.77 million viewers, still a premiere record for the series). Debbie Gibson and Tiffany, your Mega Python vs. Gatoroid catfight has a lot to live up to next year. [Live Feed/HR]

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