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[12/01/09 - 11:49 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Fish Tank" (CBS)

[12/01/09 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 1
Updates include: FOX orders "Bob's Burgers" to series; Sendhil, Jane Curtin joins NBC's "Rex"; and Nicole Richie to topline a new comedy at ABC.

[12/01/09 - 05:36 PM]
TV Land's "High School Reunion" Is Back and Hotter Than Ever
The new season premieres Wednesday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/01/09 - 04:35 PM]
Storm Chasers Season Finale Blows Em' Away!
Discovery spins the numbers for November 25-29.

[12/01/09 - 04:30 PM]
ABC Finishes as the 2nd-Most-Watched Network to Cbs, While Ranking No. 1 Among Women 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 23-29.

[12/01/09 - 04:23 PM]
CBS Wins Thanksgiving Week in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 23-29.

[12/01/09 - 04:12 PM]
FOX Clinches First November Sweeps Win in Network's History!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 23-29.

[12/01/09 - 02:50 PM]
BBC America - January Highlights
Among its offerings: "Demons" and "The Inbetweeners" as well new seasons of "Top Gear" and "Last Restaurant Standing."

[12/01/09 - 12:58 PM]
Comedy Central January Programming Highlights
On tap: new specials from comedians Larry the Cable Guy, Aziz Ansari, Artie Lange and Arj Barker.

[12/01/09 - 12:07 PM]
The Showtime Laugh Out Loud Comedy Platform Returns This December with Four New Specials
Earthquake, Arnez J, Melanie Comarcho, Lavell Crawford, Edwin San Juan, Maz Jobrani and Charlie Hill are among the featured comedians.

[12/01/09 - 11:56 AM]
A&E's Monday Night Lineup of the Emmy-Winning 'Intervention' and New Hit 'Hoarders' Return with Double-Digit Growth and a New Record
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, November 30.

[12/01/09 - 11:34 AM]
Multiple Grammy Winner and Oscar Nominee T Bone Burnett to Serve as Executive Musical Producer of Upcoming Epix (Tm) Original Program 'Tough Trade'
Burnett won five Grammy Awards for his work on "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" for which he wrote the score and produced the multiplatinum soundtrack.

[12/01/09 - 11:16 AM]
FX Sets Midseason Lineup
"Damages," "Nip/Tuck" and "Archer" are all due in January while "Justified" (formerly "Lawman") and "Louie" will launch in the spring.

[12/01/09 - 10:39 AM]
Gossip Girl Wins the 9 O'Clock Hour with Young Women
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, November 30.

[12/01/09 - 10:20 AM]
TNT to Air Remaining "Bar" Episodes
A network spokesperson confirmed the news this morning however exact dates have yet to be determined.

[12/01/09 - 09:33 AM]
The Premiere of 'Centric Presents: 2009 Soul Train Awards' on Sunday, November 29 Garners 4 Million Total Viewers on BET Networks
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[12/01/09 - 09:25 AM]
Linkin Park, George Lopez, Katy Perry, Smokey Robinson, Ringo Starr, T-Pain and Dwight Yoakam Will Be Presenters on "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)"
LL Cool J hosts the one-hour special, airing Wednesday, December 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/01/09 - 09:12 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Second Season of on the Case with Paula Zahn
The program is the most-watched series in the network's history.

[12/01/09 - 08:39 AM]
Durham County, Ion Television's Critically Acclaimed Crime Series, to Launch Second Season as Two-Hour Premiere on Sunday, January 3, 2010
The show will be broadcast in its new regular time slot at 10:00/9:00c on Sundays beginning Sunday, January 10.

[12/01/09 - 07:49 AM]
Ben 10: Alien Swarm Premiere Scores Television's #1 Show of the Day
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 25.

[12/01/09 - 06:39 AM]
Cast Versions of "Jump" and "Smile" Among Songs Featured in "Glee" Wednesday, December 2, on Fox
FOX details the show's December 2 episode.

[12/01/09 - 06:01 AM]
American Idol Winner and Platinum-Selling Artist Fantasia, VH1 and World of Wonder Team Up for New Docu-Series 'Fantasia for Real'
The eight-episode, half-hour series is slated to premiere Monday, January 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/01/09 - 06:01 AM]
Catherine Bell and Chris Potter to Star in 'The Good Witch's Wedding,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie
It has begun production in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and will premiere on the network in 2010.

[11/30/09 - 11:52 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bless This Mess" (ABC)

[11/30/09 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 30
Updates include: TNT cancels "Raising the Bar"; Aunjanue Ellis joins CBS's "The Mentalist"; and Barry Sonnenfeld to helm ABC's "Farsi."

[11/30/09 - 03:27 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Sundays, Effective DeC. 6
The Eye has pulled "Three Rivers" while "Cold Case" is permanently moving to Sundays at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/30/09 - 12:48 PM]
Kimberly Williams-Paisley to Star in the Lifetime Movie Network Original Movie Amish Grace
Tammy Blanchard and Matt Letscher also star in the project, due to premiere in the spring.

[11/30/09 - 12:43 PM]
Television Series and Non-Fiction Television Nominations for the 2010 Pga Awards
"30 Rock," "Californication," "Entourage," "The Office," "Weeds," "Breaking Bad," "Dexter," "Lost," "Mad Men" and "True Blood" are among the scripted nominees.

[11/30/09 - 12:41 PM]
G4 Brings Fans the Biggest and Most Daring "Ninja Warrior" Event in the Network's History with "American Ninja Warrior"
The eight-part event will air over the course of two Saturdays (December 12 and 19) starting at 6:00/5:00c.

[11/30/09 - 12:34 PM]
Ford Warriors in Pink Moves Into the CW Network's 90210 to Reach Younger Warriors in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
The partnership consists of several initiatives in the fight against breast cancer, including a special episode airing December 8.

[11/30/09 - 12:08 PM]
Planet Green Rings in the New Year with High Impact, International Series Acquisitions for 1st Quarter
BLOOD, SWEAT & TAKEAWAYS, BIG CHEF TAKES ON LITTLE CHEF, CONVICTION KITCHEN, BLOOD, SWEAT & T-SHIRTS and THE WOMAN WHO STOPPED TRAFFIC are among the additions.

[11/30/09 - 11:49 AM]
The World's Greatest Pro Figure Skaters Compete Live on "Thin Ice," Airing Over Two Nights in March 2010 on Abc
Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Kurt Browning will co-host the event with Kristi Yamaguchi and Dick Button serving as judges.

[11/30/09 - 11:39 AM]
Bravo's "Kell on Earth," Featuring Renowned Fashion Maven Kelly Cutrone, Premieres Monday, February 1 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series follows "one of America's most legitimate tastemakers" as she balances running her wildly successful fashion PR company, People's Revolution.

[11/30/09 - 11:23 AM]
Jo Dee Messina, Rod Stewart, Rob Thomas and the Muppets Join the Star-Studded Lineup for "Christmas in Rockefeller Center"
Jane Krakowski and Zachary Levi will co-host the annual special, airing Wednesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/30/09 - 10:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel" Outdraws NBC's "Fallon" by a Best-Ever 39% in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/09 - 09:58 AM]
Dave and Craig Top Conan and a Pair of Jimmys
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/09 - 09:18 AM]
Syfy Orders Drama Series Based on Novella the Colorado Kid by Stephen King
Production is expected to begin on "Haven" in early 2010, for an anticipated 2010 premiere.

[11/30/09 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Beats Its Non-Sports Competition on Sunday by 19% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[11/30/09 - 06:49 AM]
Interview: "Find My Family" Executive Producer Tom Forman

[11/28/09 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "20/20" Is Friday's #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 27.

[11/27/09 - 11:50 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bunker Hill" (TNT)

[11/27/09 - 12:55 PM]
Networks Set Obama Plans for December 1
Among the changes: NBC bumps "The Biggest Loser" to 9:00/8:00c, pre-empting "The Jay Leno Show" for the first time.

[11/27/09 - 12:10 PM]
Exclusive: USA Rethinks Its January Plans
"White Collar," "Burn Notice" and "Psych" will each now occupy their own nights.

[11/26/09 - 11:35 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ronna & Beverly" (Showtime)

[11/25/09 - 11:51 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Eastmans, The" (CBS)

[11/25/09 - 09:06 PM]
Karen Hauer and Victor Smalley Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[11/25/09 - 02:29 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of NoV. 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/25/09 - 11:10 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Celebrates the Holiday Season with Three Back-To-Back Shows in December
Blake Lively, Taylor Lautner and James Franco are on tap in the coming weeks.

[11/25/09 - 10:59 AM]
Exclusive Music from "Disney Prep & Landing" Available at the ABC Music Lounge
The site will exclusively debut the song "Jingle Jang and Jive" by "Lost" composer Michael Giacchino.

[11/25/09 - 10:58 AM]
Dreams Come True: A Celebration of Disney Animation Airs Friday, December 4
Vanessa Williams hosts the ABC special, in which "some of the brightest stars of television, movies, music and sports, who share their favorite memories of Disney animation."







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[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Taboo" Delights in FX Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
"The Great British Baking Show" Returns to PBS for a Fourth Season of Merriment in the Kitchen
PBS also announced it has committed to a fifth season of the series that has previously aired on the BBC.

[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming
PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Score Big for NBC, FOX
Nearly 49 million viewers turned into FOX at its peak for its Packers-Cowboys showdown.

[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
Steelers-Chiefs Score a Record Overnight Rating for a Primetime NFL Wild Card or Divisional Playoff Game
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/16/17 - 05:06 AM]
TEGNA and MGM Launching BOLD, a Live, Interactive, Multi-Platform Program
BOLD will be the industry's first live multi-daypart syndicated show, spotlighting the day's essential stories, information and trending social media content in real-time across multiple screens.

[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
PBS and Stations Launch 24/7 PBS Kids Channel, Expanding Access to the #1 Children's Educational Media Brand on TV and Digital Platforms
The free service ensures that PBS Kids' high-quality content is available to all children and caregivers on a platform and at a time that works for them, including primetime, weekends and other out-of-school times when they are most likely to tune in.

[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
PBS and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Celebrate 40th Anniversary of NASA Voyager Launch in "The Farthest" (w.t.)
The twin Voyager spacecraft revolutionized planetary science, resolved key questions about the outer planets and raised intriguing new ones about the evolution of our solar system.

[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
PBS and Time Inc. Announce "Beyond a Year in Space"
The two specials explore the human limitations for space travel and what a mission to Mars will require.

[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces New Summer of Adventure
Look for six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world's most amazing places and cultures.

[01/15/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Series "Nova" Shares the Great American Solar Eclipse with Audiences Across the U.S. in Special Day-of-Event Presentation
On Monday August 21, 2017, America's eyes will be glued to the skies as the mainland United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979.

[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 05:06 PM]
AMC Announces 2017 Winter and Spring Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
The cable channel sets premieres for the martial arts drama "Into the Badlands," new epic "The Son" and the Emmy(R)-nominated "Better Call Saul."

[01/14/17 - 05:05 PM]
On the Heels of Three Golden Globe(R) Wins for "The Night Manager" AMC and the BBC Team Up Again with Best-Selling Author John le Carre
"The Spy" is being distributed internationally by Paramount and adapted by Academy Award winner Simon Beaufoy.