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[03/05/09 - 09:03 PM]
Kelly Clarkson Returns to the "American Idol" Stage Wednesday, March 11, on Fox
Clarkson will return to the "Idol" stage to perform her new hit single, "My Life Would Suck Without You."

[03/05/09 - 09:02 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Superstar Kanye West to Perform on "American Idol" Wednesday, March 11, on Fox
West will perform his hit single, "Heartless," on the results show.

[03/05/09 - 09:01 PM]
American Idol Announces First-Ever Top 13
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[03/05/09 - 06:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 5
Updates include: TBS axes "Frank TV"; good (and a little bad) news about the future of "Heroes"; and Indira Varma to topline ABC's "Inside the Box."

[03/05/09 - 02:53 PM]
Ghost Hunters International Scores with Unprecedented Debut Season!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 02:28 PM]
High School Reunion Reaches New Heights and Scores Strongest Numbers to Date
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 02:02 PM]
Dancing with the Stars Contestants Jewel and Nancy O'Dell Withdraw from Competition Due to Injuries
Jewel was diagnosed with a fractured tibia in both legs, O'Dell a torn meniscus.

[03/05/09 - 01:12 PM]
Bravo Lenses New Programming with Pick-Ups for Third Season of "Shear Genius" and New Series "Double Exposure"
"Shear Genius" season three casting calls are set for Los Angeles, Austin, Nashville, Chicago, New York and San Francisco.

[03/05/09 - 12:49 PM]
The CW Gets Fierce as Tyra Banks and "Top Model" Returns in Strong Fashion
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 12:48 PM]
Animal Planet Embraces Its Dark Side in New Series About Creatures of the Night
Brandon McMillan hosts the series, due on Wednesday, April 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/05/09 - 12:47 PM]
ABC Places a Solid No. 2 to FOX in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 12:34 PM]
How High Do You Have to Be to Believe in Ghosts? Comedy Central(R) and Paramount Vantage Explore the Supernatural, Optioning Rights to Ghosts/Aliens for Series and Feature Film
Trey Hamburger's recently-released book is being eyed as both a feature and a TV series.

[03/05/09 - 09:09 AM]
Al Michaels to Host NBC Daytime Olympic Coverage from Vancouver
This will be Michaels' first Olympic broadcast assignment in 22 years when he called hockey games at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

[03/05/09 - 07:26 AM]
Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Tim Mcgraw, Heidi Newfield, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland and Taylor Swift Set to Perform on the "44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, April 5 on the CBS Television Network
The event honors country music's top talent as well as the industry's hottest emerging talent.

[03/05/09 - 07:24 AM]
Nominees for Album of the Year Are Announced for the "44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 5 on the CBS Television Network
Montgomery Gentry, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Jamey Johnson and George Strait are up for said award.

[03/05/09 - 05:56 AM]
'Food Network Challenge' Champs Battle for Top Cake Title
"Food Network Challenge: Last Cake Standing" premieres Sunday, April 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/05/09 - 12:02 AM]
Interview: "Ugly Betty" Executive Producerstracy Poust & Jon Kinnally

[03/05/09 - 12:01 AM]
FOX Holds "Glee" Tryouts After "American Idol" Tuesday, May 19
The show will then premiere in the fall at a date to be announced.

[03/04/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 4
Updates include: Jennifer Finnigan goes "Inside the Box" for ABC; Morris Chestnut joins the "V" revival; and ABC adds another comedy pilot.

[03/04/09 - 04:37 PM]
According to Jim to Return to ABC Tuesdays
Back-to-back episodes of the veteran comedy will air Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting March 24.

[03/04/09 - 04:12 PM]
All Aboard the Crazy Train! "Osbournes: Reloaded" Premieres Tuesday, March 31, on Fox
Following the premiere, "Osbournes: Reloaded" will return to the FOX schedule as a series of one-hour specials to air later in the season.

[03/04/09 - 03:47 PM]
The "Bad Girls Club" Trip to Cancun Delivers Series High for W18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/09 - 11:58 AM]
ABC Sees Its Strongest Tuesday in 6 Weeks in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/09 - 11:54 AM]
Bachelor Fan Favorite Jillian Harris Gets a Second Chance at Love When She Becomes "The Bachelorette," Premiering May 18 on Abc
The announcement was made last night on "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose, Part 2" special.

[03/04/09 - 10:45 AM]
ScifI.com Posts Record Digital Gains in February
Sci Fi spins the digital numbers for the month of February.

[03/04/09 - 10:01 AM]
The Bahamas to Host the 2009 Miss Universe(R) Pageant August 30th Live on Nbc
The live event will be simulcast on NBC and Telemundo on Sunday, August 30.

[03/04/09 - 09:10 AM]
TruTV Orders Additional Episodes of Hit Series Speeders and Speeders Fight Back from Zoo Productions
The new season of SPEEDERS FIGHT BACK is set to premiere this summer.

[03/04/09 - 09:04 AM]
This Just IN...sarah Settles in for a Third Season! Comedy Central(R) Renews 'The Sarah Silverman Program'
10 new episodes will bow in the first quarter of 2010 with a second window on sister channel Logo.

[03/04/09 - 08:19 AM]
Two New Additions to BBC America's Daytime Programming
"The Hotel Inspector" and "Antiques Roadshow UK" will both roll out on Monday, April 6.

[03/04/09 - 08:08 AM]
World Television Premiere Event: The Film 'Pedro' Airs on MTV, MTV Tr3s, MTVu & Logo on Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Alex Loynaz, Justina Machado and Hale Appleman star in the biopic of "The Real World" star Pedro Zamora.

[03/04/09 - 08:03 AM]
The Greatest Superstar Daredevil Entertainer of All Time Returns to Television on Spike TV!
Bob Einstein will return as "Super Dave Osborne" in a four-week stunt this summer.

[03/04/09 - 07:28 AM]
Showtime Emmy(R) Campaign Goes Mobile
ATAS members will be able to view full seasons of the network's original series through their iPhones and iPodTouch devices.

[03/04/09 - 12:08 AM]
Interview: "Make Me a Supermodel" Mentors Tyson Beckford & Nicole Trunfio

[03/04/09 - 12:07 AM]
Interview: "America's Next Top Model's" Jay Manuel

[03/03/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: Jonathan Silverman returns to ABC; Scott Wolf joins ABC's "V" revival; and NBC finalizes episode orders for "My Name Is Earl" and "The Office."

[03/03/09 - 04:45 PM]
MTV, Fremantlemedia North America & Executive Producer Justin Timberlake Dare You to Answer "The Phone" Premiering April 21st at 10pm ET/PT
The series is a "genre-busting, one hour cinematic competition that simulates what it would be like for viewers to be dropped into the middle of a thrilling adventure movie."

[03/03/09 - 02:33 PM]
NBC Breezes Into March with Lineup That Showcases Premieres of 'Kings' and 'The Chopping Block' as Well as Continuing 'Fugitives' Volume of 'Heroes' and Challenging New Episodes of 'The Biggest Loser: Couples' and 'The Celebrity Apprentice'
NBC details its March sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[03/03/09 - 12:44 PM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution to Represent Majority of Litton Entertainment's National Syndication Ad Inventory for 2009-2010 Season
Litton's efforts include "The Brian McKnight Show," "Street Court" and "Storm Stories."

[03/03/09 - 12:39 PM]
'Celebrity Apprentice,' 'Biggest Loser,' 'Heroes' and 'Er' Pace NBC's Primetime Week of FeB. 23-March 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 23-March 1.

[03/03/09 - 12:36 PM]
60 Minutes Is in the Top 10 for the Tenth Time in 12 Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[03/03/09 - 12:33 PM]
CBS Dominates the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 23-March 1.

[03/03/09 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Week's Top 15 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 23-March 1.

[03/03/09 - 12:29 PM]
ABC's Monday Lineup Towers Over Its Competition with Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating on the Night in 2 1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 2.

[03/03/09 - 12:19 PM]
Disney's "High School Musical 4" Set to Debut as a Disney Channel Original Movie in 2010
Screenwriter Peter Barsocchini and executive producers Bill Borden and Barry Rosenbush will all return for the latest installment.

[03/03/09 - 11:47 AM]
BET's 'Sunday Best' Returns for a Second Season of High Praise, Heartfelt Testimonies and Tough Competition Premiering Sunday, March 8 at 9:00 P.M.*
Kirk Franklin returns as host with Erica and Tina Campbell of Mary Mary and BeBe Winans as the judges.

[03/03/09 - 10:29 AM]
The All-New Half-Hour Version of "Deal Or No Deal" Celebrates Our Nation's Heroes in March
Starting March 9, the series will celebrate the service of our firefighters and teachers with two special theme weeks to air during March sweeps.

[03/03/09 - 10:21 AM]
MTV Networks Music Group Promotes Brian Philips to President of Cmt
Philips formerly held the title of Executive Vice President and General Manager of CMT.

[03/03/09 - 07:43 AM]
Save Money with Sandra Lee's New Food Network Series
"Sandra's Money Saving Meals" debuts Sunday, May 10 at 12 PM ET/PT.

[03/03/09 - 07:12 AM]
Acclaimed Television, Theater and Movie Star Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host the 7th Annual "TV Land Awards"
The event will be taped on Sunday, April 19 at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City and air on Sunday, April 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/03/09 - 06:33 AM]
Julie Gardner Joins BBC Worldwide's U.S. Production Studio
Gardner will be responsible for the company's scripted projects, working with top-level U.S. writers in addition to U.K. creative talent.







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[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."

[09/17/14 - 06:15 AM]
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Returns to CBS, Tuesday, Dec. 9 on the CBS Television Network
The show, seen in approximately 200 countries, will include musical performances, pink carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show.

[09/17/14 - 06:05 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" Unwraps Blockbuster Holiday Schedule
The 24/7 holiday schedule will also feature the world premiere of two brand-new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries originals, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas" and "The Christmas Secret."

[09/16/14 - 03:07 PM]
Lifetime Announces Premiere Dates for "Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Runway: Threads"
Alyssa Milano hosts the former series, which returns Thursday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 02:31 PM]
GSN and Jerry Springer Taking "Baggage on the Road" in New Traveling Spinoff of Hit Dating Game Show "Baggage"
"It's hard to be shocked in my line of work, but I'm continually amazed at how revealing the contestants on the show have been," says Springer.

[09/16/14 - 02:00 PM]
Nomination Period for Fourth Annual "Fox Writer's Intensive" Begins Today
Nominations can be submitted by one of the FWI's partnering organizations or through submission by talent agents and management companies.

[09/16/14 - 01:20 PM]
Equestrian Coverage on NBCSN Highlighted by Central Park Grand Prix Live Thurs., Sept. 18 at 7 PM ET
The event features some of the world's top show jumpers including U.S. Champion Kent Farrington and Olympic gold medalists McLain Ward and Laura Kraut in a $200,000 FEI world ranking class.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.