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[04/05/10 - 07:31 PM]
NBC Cuts "Trauma" to 18, Finale Set for April 26
The Peacock had originally planned to film 20 episodes of the freshman drama.

[04/05/10 - 04:50 PM]
Exclusive: ABC Pushes "Romantically Challenged" to April 19
The newcomer's launch is being bumped by one week for another expanded edition of "Dancing With the Stars."

[04/05/10 - 02:05 PM]
USA Network Introduces @tedonTV
Ted Linhart, the USA's vice president of program research, can be found on Twitter @TedOnTV.

[04/05/10 - 01:35 PM]
Bravo Scores Liam Neeson's Exclusive TV Interview on "Watch What Happens Live" This Thursday at Midnight ET/PT
Upcoming guests include Ellen Barkin, Kristen Chenowith and New Jersey Housewife Caroline Manzo.

[04/05/10 - 01:08 PM]
NBC Picks Up Three Freshman Alternative Series as 'The Marriage Ref,' 'Minute to Win It' and 'Who Do You Think You Are?' Are Renewed for 2010-11
"All of these new series have demonstrated increasing popularity and generated far-reaching interest among viewers," said NBC's Paul Telegdy.

[04/05/10 - 12:30 PM]
FOX Bumps "Sons of Tucson" to Summer, "American Dad" to Return This Sunday
"Dad" replaces "Tucson" effectively immediately, however the Tyler Labine-led comedy will return June 6 at 7:30/6:30c.

[04/05/10 - 11:03 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores When Foreign Dreams Become Real-Life Nightmares with Paradise Lost
Plus: the remaining three episodes of PRISON WIVES will be stacked on Saturday, April 24 from 8-11 PM (ET).

[04/05/10 - 10:52 AM]
Fan Favorite Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation / Stand by Me) to Guest Star on Syfy's Eureka
He'll play the brilliant Dr. Isaac Parrish, head of the Non-Lethal Weapons Lab at Global Dynamics.

[04/05/10 - 10:08 AM]
USA Network Announces Slate of "Character" Driven Projects for 2010-2011
Said lineup includes projects from Steve Carell, John Michael Higgins and Anthony Edwards.

[04/05/10 - 09:42 AM]
CBS.com Launches "TV Briefly" Multi-Platform Series
Each video highlights new and interesting information about a show's history and cast in an offbeat humorous format.

[04/05/10 - 09:41 AM]
Boss Rules Sunday
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 4.

[04/05/10 - 09:06 AM]
Join the Club! "Gleek Week" Kicks Off Today on Fox
The marketing campaign features "an online-exclusive trailer featuring interactive fan elements, broadcast promotions, an open casting call and exclusive premiere screenings."

[04/05/10 - 08:48 AM]
Syfy's Friday Night Spring Season Off to Rousing Start as Stargate Universe Draws 1.5 Million Total Viewers, Up 11% Versus Season One Finale
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, April 2.

[04/05/10 - 08:11 AM]
CMT Announces First Round Finalists for the "2010 CMT Music Awards"
The first round of voting runs from Monday, April 5 through Monday, May 3, only at CMT.com.

[04/05/10 - 06:59 AM]
Spongebob Campaigns to Save Jellyfish Fields in "Spongebob's Last Stand" Premiering Earth Day, April 22, on Nickelodeon
The half-hour special is part of a green-themed day of programming, which includes new episodes of "Team Umizoomi," "The Fresh Beat Band," "Go, Diego, Go!," "Ni Hao Kai-lan" and "The Backyardigans."

[04/05/10 - 06:43 AM]
Discovery Channel Appoints Kevin Bennett to Senior Vice President of Programming
Bennett, who replaces Ken Schwab, will have direct responsibility for all aspects of Discovery Channel's programming.

[04/05/10 - 06:01 AM]
Family Movie Night Is Back with Launch of Television Movie 'Secrets of the Mountain'
A DVD and soundtrack will be sold together, in one bonus pack, exclusively at Walmart on Saturday, April 17, the day after the premiere on NBC.

[04/05/10 - 05:03 AM]
The White House Welcomes the Chefs from Planet Green's Future Food for Its Annual Easter Egg Roll Event
The theme of this year's event is "Ready, Set, Go!," in conjunction with First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" initiative aimed at combating childhood obesity.

[04/05/10 - 05:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Secures First-Ever Integrated Sponsorship with Ikea for New Season of "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood"
The deal also marks a first time sponsorship for www.OxygenLive.com.

[04/05/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Monday, April 5
Updates include: Jonathan Slavin joins CBS's "Team Spitz"; Tisha Campbell-Martin books "Wright vs. Wrong" at ABC; and Tyler James Williams added to "Our Show" at NBC.

[04/05/10 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "10 Things I Hate About You" Creator Carter Covington

[04/04/10 - 09:08 PM]
Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari Among Newest Honorees at "8th Annual TV Land Awards" to Celebrate the Anniversary of "Bosom Buddies"
Hanks and Scolari will reunite to accept the Anniversary Award for the 30th anniversary of the comedy.

[04/04/10 - 06:01 PM]
Zev Shalev Named Executive Producer of the Nate Berkus Show
Terry Murphy has also been brought on as the show's co-executive producer.

[04/03/10 - 08:54 AM]
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Is #1 Series at 9p for 2nd Straight Friday
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 2.

[04/03/10 - 12:05 AM]
Exclusive: TNT Books "Memphis Beat" for June 22; "Leverage" Heads to Sundays
Plus: "Saving Grace" says goodbye on Monday, June 21 while "HawthoRNe" returns on Tuesday, June 22.

[04/02/10 - 05:21 PM]
Comedy Central May Programming Highlights
Among its plans: the network premieres of "Sit Down, Shut Up" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

[04/02/10 - 09:54 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live After the Finale of "Lost," Sunday, May 23 on Abc
The special episodes will feature appearances from executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, alternate endings, and live interviews with cast members.

[04/02/10 - 09:38 AM]
ABC Ranks a Strong No. 1 on Thursday in Adults 18-34, Winning the Night by 16%
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 1.

[04/02/10 - 09:13 AM]
Syfy Launches Wwe Nxt "Catch-Up on the Competition" Episodes Beginning Tuesday, April 6, at 9pm (ET/PT)
The hour-long encore presentation of the previous week's program will lead into all-new telecasts at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/02/10 - 08:41 AM]
CBS Offers Video and Audio Programming for the Ipad
Content includes clips from hit CBS shows across daytime, primetime and late night.

[04/02/10 - 08:36 AM]
Discovery Communications Announces Mythbusters App for Ipad
The new app builds on the recently launched MythBusters App for iPhone and iPod touch.

[04/02/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 2
Updates include: Gina Torres, Chad Lowe land ABC Family gigs; Greg Germann joins "Strange Brew" at FOX; and S. Epatha Merkerson to depart "Law & Order."

[04/02/10 - 12:07 AM]
Interview: "Wife Swap" Executive Producer Mike Gamson

[04/01/10 - 02:10 PM]
Syfy's Acclaimed Hit Series, Stargate Universe Casts Robert Knepper (Heroes, Prison Break) and Julie Mcniven (Supernatural, Mad Men) to Guest Starring Roles
They'll play members of the Lucian Alliance in the sophomore season, due this fall.

[04/01/10 - 01:54 PM]
Disney, ABC and ESPN to Offer New Applications and Content for Apple's Ipad
The ABC Player app extends the reach of ABC.com's full episode player onto the iPad.

[04/01/10 - 01:43 PM]
Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, the Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox and Jeff Beck to Perform on "Idol Gives Back" Wednesday, April 21, on Fox
Additional artists scheduled to perform and appear to be announced.

[04/01/10 - 01:22 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Deliver March 22-26 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 22-26.

[04/01/10 - 12:03 PM]
Snl Springs Into April with Three Back-To-Back Shows
Tina Fey, Ryan Phillippe and Gabourey Sidibe are on tap to host this month.

[04/01/10 - 11:35 AM]
Kathryn Ann Busby Joins TBS as Vice President of Comedy Development
Busby comes to TBS after serving as supervising producer for the pilot of "The Aisha Tyler Show."

[04/01/10 - 10:27 AM]
Dave and Craig Post First Quarter Wins
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 22-26.

[04/01/10 - 10:26 AM]
Country Music Fans Have the Power to Vote Online for the "45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Entertainer of the Year and Top New Artist
Plus: Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban have been added to perform.

[04/01/10 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 to an "Idol"-Boosted FOX on Wednesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 31.

[04/01/10 - 09:59 AM]
Ion Television Launches "The Emeril Lagasse Show" with Housewarming Party-Themed Premiere Featuring Martha Stewart
Other upcoming guests include Eli Manning, Mario Batali, Sammy Hagar, Steve Schirripa, Jennie Garth, Allison Sweeney, Bryan Batt, Tom Colicchio and Elmo.

[04/01/10 - 09:02 AM]
Bravo Media Makes Debut Into Gaming World
Online games based on its "Top Chef" and "Real Housewives" franchises will launch in the coming months.

[04/01/10 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Is Up Week to Week by 10% in Viewers and by 22% in Adult 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 22-26.

[04/01/10 - 08:18 AM]
USA's "Royal Pains" and "Burn Notice" Return to Heat Up Thursday Nights on June 3
The cable channel formally announces the return dates of both series.

[04/01/10 - 07:52 AM]
After Dark Films to Produce Its First Ever Syfy Saturday Original Movie, Scream of the Banshee, Starring Lauren Holly and Lance Henriksen
The film, directed by Steven C. Miller, is scheduled to premiere on Syfy in 2011.

[04/01/10 - 06:36 AM]
Discovery and Science Channels Announce New Series/Returning Favorites
New seasons of "How It's Made," "Build It Bigger" and "Deadliest Catch" are due in the coming weeks.

[04/01/10 - 12:44 AM]
Interview: "Fugitive Chronicles" Executive Producer Bart Layton

[04/01/10 - 12:43 AM]
Interview: "Survivor" Host Jeff Probst







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[02/20/17 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Night in Demos
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49 with a modest 0.9 average rating.

[02/19/17 - 08:07 PM]
Upcoming Episodes of "Big Little Lies," "Girls," "Crashing" Available for Early Streaming Next Friday
HBO's originals will be available in advance of Sunday's telecast against the Oscars.

[02/19/17 - 04:18 PM]
BBC America Announces "Blue Planet II" - Successor to Nature Series Phenomenon "Planet Earth II"
This brand new seven-part landmark nature series exploring the world's oceans, will be presented by world renowned broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

[02/19/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Race in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49
The Peacock's "SNL Vintage" tops the night in the key demographic.

[02/18/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Both Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" leads the night in each category.

[02/17/17 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Counts Down to Oscar(R) Sunday from Morning till Night with Special Episodes of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Speechless," "Good Morning America" and "The Chew," Beginning Monday, February 20
On "Speechless": When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.

[02/17/17 - 02:37 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Broadcast Live Following President Trump's Address to Congress, Tuesday, Feb. 28
Colbert will host from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York and welcome actress Lisa Kudrow and former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest as his guests.

[02/17/17 - 12:20 PM]
Nick Swisher Joins FOX Sports - 2009 World Series Champion and MLB All-Star Serves as Studio Analyst
Recently retired, Swisher, a fan-favorite with an infectious personality throughout his 12-year playing career, makes his 2017 debut on FS1's "MLB Whiparound" this April.

[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Returns for Season 2 Tuesday, May 30
The second season has been expanded to 13 episodes, up from its 10-episode freshman run.

[02/17/17 - 10:31 AM]
The Top 20 Junior Home Cooks Are Revealed on "MasterChef Junior"
Throughout this season, the juniors will face a wide array of exciting new challenges, including one served up by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.9 Million Total Viewers
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Is #1 in Late Night Among Young Adults in 2017
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/17/17 - 08:37 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Stream First Ever Live Boxing Event on Twitter with Broner vs. Grandos, Live on Saturday, Feb. 18
The unique collaboration with Twitter is an extension of the Showtime Free Preview Weekend during which the premium network will be available to more than 73 million television households nationwide from Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20.

[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Demo Win Streak
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kevin Smith brings "Sam & Twitch" to BBC America; Retta tapped for "Good Girls" at NBC; and Jonathan Krisel to helm "Ghosted" at FOX.