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[03/23/10 - 03:31 PM]
Season Two Premiere of "Nurse Jackie" on Showtime Delivers Series Highest-Rated Night Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Monday, March 22.

[03/23/10 - 01:15 PM]
'The Office' Ties as the #1 Scripted Program of the Week in Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 12:09 PM]
Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage Partner on New Entertainment Company, Fake Empire
The company will develop and produce television series through an overall deal with Warner Bros. Television, as well as projects for other platforms.

[03/23/10 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Cuts "Men" to 22; "'Til Death," "Scrubs" Leads Say Shows Ending
FOX will indeed wrap the veteran comedy after four seasons while ABC is still withholding its verdict on "Scrubs."

[03/23/10 - 11:46 AM]
ABC to Encore "Dancing with the Stars" Opener on Saturday
The record-setting premiere will replace encores of "V" on March 27 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/23/10 - 11:40 AM]
Nikki Blonsky Cast in the New ABC Family Original Series "Huge" to Premiere in Summer 2010
Also signing on are Andrew Caldwell, Zander Eckhouse, Harvey Guillen, Ari Stidham, Ashley Holliday and Hayley Hasselhoff.

[03/23/10 - 11:27 AM]
ABC Delivers 2 of the Week's Top 10 TV Series Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 11:10 AM]
Spike TV's Multiplatform Hit Series "Deadliest Warrior" Is Back for a Bigger and Bolder Second Season of Epic, Unprecedented Battles Beginning April 20
Leading into the premiere, Spike TV will debut a 90-minute special, "Deadliest Warrior Season 1: Back for Blood."

[03/23/10 - 10:47 AM]
New Study Reveals That Advertising for Family-Friendly National Brands Has Greater Impact When Airing Within a Family-Friendly Network Programming Environment
Respondents identified Hallmark Channel as one of only two ad-supported scripted entertainment channels that are "good for family viewing."

[03/23/10 - 10:46 AM]
Hallmark Channels Announces Robust Slate of Original Movies for Upcoming Television Season
Upcoming projects at the network to feature Jennifer Beals, Catherine Bell, Jacqueline Bisset, Frances Fisher, Brian Austin Green, Jesse Metcalfe, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe and Doris Roberts.

[03/23/10 - 10:26 AM]
FOX Rocks Out Another Week at No. 1
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 10:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly Tops Basic Cable on Friday with Total Viewers, Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, March 19.

[03/23/10 - 10:04 AM]
CBS Slam Dunks the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 10:03 AM]
60 Minutes Makes the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/23/10 - 09:47 AM]
ABC's Dancing Opens Big/Castle Hits New Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 22.

[03/23/10 - 09:14 AM]
Jerry Springer to Host GSN's New Dating Game Show "Baggage," a Series Filled with Laughs, Romance and Startling Secrets, Premiering Monday April 19
The daily strip will air Monday through Friday at 6:30/5:30c.

[03/23/10 - 08:57 AM]
A Whirlwind of Comedy Prepares to Descend on Chicago for a Second Year as TBS Presents a "Very Funny" Festival: Just for Laughs
Ellen DeGeneres, Cedric The Entertainer, Denis Leary, Russell Peters, Greg Giraldo, Jim Norton, Aziz Ansari and Bob Odenkirk are among this year's participants.

[03/23/10 - 08:57 AM]
MTV Spotlights Justin Bieber in Special On-Air and Online Programming Beginning Tuesday, March 23
The programming includes a never before seen exclusive acoustic performance on MTV.com and a new episode of "Diary."

[03/23/10 - 08:32 AM]
Bravo Media's 'Talk Bubble' Goes Live Each Week During Episodes of "The Real Housewives of New York City"
This week, fans can chat with New York housewife Jill Zarin, and react to the show through Twitter, Facebook and their mobile phones.

[03/23/10 - 07:50 AM]
IFC Expands Scripted Comedy Slate; Unveils New "Always ON. Slightly OfF." Brand and Tagline
Upcoming offerings include David Cross's "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," "Onion News Network," "The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town" and "Dead Set."

[03/23/10 - 07:34 AM]
Performers Announced for the "45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" to Be Broadcast Sunday, April 18
Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins and Carrie Underwood are all set to perform.

[03/23/10 - 07:01 AM]
TLC Also Says Yes to a Southern Dress
The network has ordered 12 half-hour episodes of "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta."

[03/23/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 23
Updates include: Jaime Pressly joins CBS's "Prayer"; "FlashForward's" Zachary Knighton books "Happy Endings" at ABC; and Bridget Moynahan reports for CBS's "Reagan's Law."

[03/22/10 - 03:21 PM]
Discovery's Life Is Watched by 33.8 Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/22/10 - 02:23 PM]
Caprica Posts Series Highs in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 During Friday, March 5 Episode on Syfy
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, March 5.

[03/22/10 - 10:39 AM]
Miley Cyrus Mentors the Top 11 Finalists on "American Idol" to Prepare for Billboard #1 Hits-Themed Performance Show Tuesday, March 23, on Fox
Plus: Cyrus, Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato will perform on the results show airing Wednesday, March 24.

[03/22/10 - 10:07 AM]
Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute
ABC will broadcast the event at a later date.

[03/22/10 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Earns No. 2 on Sunday Among Adults 18-49 and Across All Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/22/10 - 08:28 AM]
Showtime All Access Free Preview Weekend Available to Over 50 Million Homes Starting Thursday, March 25th
Said offering will include the second season premieres of "Nurse Jackie" and "United States of Tara."

[03/22/10 - 08:12 AM]
MTV2, Man's Best Friend, Introduces High-Flying Masked Mexican Wrestlers, Potty-Mouthed Puppets, Pimped Out Cars and Mad Music in a New Slate of Original Programming and Daily Features
Upcoming series include "Fur TV," "The Atom Show," "Lucha Libre" and "Funk Flex Full Throttle."

[03/22/10 - 07:59 AM]
Starz Serves Up King Arthur's Round Table in New Romantic Adventure Series, 'Camelot'
Chris Chibnall is penning the 10-episode series, set to premiere in early 2011.

[03/22/10 - 07:07 AM]
Jack Coleman ('Heroes') Stars in 'Rock the House,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Cassi Thomson also stars in the project, due next year.

[03/22/10 - 03:09 AM]
TV Guide Network Teams-Up with Legendary Show Creator Larry David to Launch "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Exclusive Extras Hosted by Series Regular Susie Essman
The series will make its basic cable debut on TV Guide Network on Wednesday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/22/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 22
Updates include: "The Forgotten's" Christian Slater books FOX pilot; Thomas Haden Church joins Showtime's "Episodes"; and Tate Donovan is added to ABC's "No Ordinary Family."

[03/19/10 - 10:17 AM]
ABC.com Is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site for February 2010
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of February.

[03/19/10 - 10:12 AM]
Exclusive: Spike TV Benches "Players"
Encores of lead-in "Blue Mountain State" will fill the Tuesday, 10:30/9:30c half-hour for the rest of the month.

[03/19/10 - 08:38 AM]
Flashforward Returns as the Top Non-Sports Draw at 8pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 18.

[03/19/10 - 08:22 AM]
Syfy April Saturday Original Movies Showcase Barry Williams and Tiffany Battling Mega Piranha
Plus: Jewel Staite stars in "Mothman," premiering Saturday, April 24.

[03/19/10 - 12:23 AM]
Interview: "Life" Executive Producer Mike Gunton

[03/19/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 19
Updates include: Ashley Tisdale to captain The CW's "Hellcats"; Billy Lush reports for FOX's "Ride Along"; and Skeet Ulrich to play doctor in CBS drama pilot.

[03/18/10 - 04:47 PM]
South Park and "Ugly Americans" Lead Comedy Central to Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Night of 2010
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 03:02 PM]
Syfy's Destination Truth Posts Best Premiere Ever!
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 01:09 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Deliver March 8-12 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 8-12.

[03/18/10 - 10:29 AM]
Viacom Motion for Summary Judgment Unsealed in Federal Copyright Infringement Case Against Youtube and Google
The motion provides "the evidence and legal basis for Viacom's arguments that YouTube intentionally operated as a haven for massive copyright infringement."

[03/18/10 - 10:21 AM]
The CW's "Top Model" Builds Week-To-Week, Winning the 8pm Hour in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 10:13 AM]
This Easter History(Tm) Enters Unchartered Terrority - Will Modern Techonology and an Ancient Cloth Reveal the Real Face of Jesus?
The two-hour special airs Tuesday, March 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/18/10 - 07:53 AM]
USA Delivers Hottest Summer Lineup Ever with Seven of the Top Series on Television
BURN NOTICE and ROYAL PAINS return in June while July will feature COVERT AFFAIRS, WHITE COLLAR and PSYCH.

[03/18/10 - 12:34 AM]
Interview: "The Marriage Ref" Host Tom Papa

[03/18/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 18
Updates include: Jason Clarke to topline FOX's "Ride Along"; Michaela McManus joins The CW's "Nomads"; and Skyler Stone to "Keep Hope Alive" at FOX.

[03/17/10 - 10:02 PM]
Lacey Brown Is Eliminated on "American Idol"
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
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[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
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[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
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[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
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