Huge Ratings for Premieres of The Big C, Weeds

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Showtime has itself an impressive night on Monday.

First, Weeds premiered its sixth season to 1.9 million viewers. That's a record number for the Mary Louise-Parker dramedy.

Then, The Big C - starring Laura Linney as a woman diagnosed with stage four skin cancer - earned the biggest original series debut for the network in eight years. Over 1.5 million people tuned in for it.

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Did you watch either of these premieres? What did you think of Nancy's reaction to Shane's murder and/or the premise of The Big C pilot?

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