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[04/08/10 - 04:08 PM]
Come Aboard, TV Land's Expecting You at the "8th Annual TV Land Awards" When "The Love Boat" Receives the Fan Favorite Award
Previous Fan Favorite Award honorees include "Home Improvement" and Lindsey Wagner of "The Bionic Woman" who accepted the Fan Favorite Award for her "bionic speed."

[04/08/10 - 03:53 PM]
Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! Renewed Through 2014
Both shows were renewed for two more years beyond stations' current contracts in top markets by the ABC owned-and-operated stations in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

[04/08/10 - 03:52 PM]
Syfy Digital Acquires Riese - Acclaimed, Streamy Award-Winning 10-Part Fantasy-Adventure Web Series for Fall 2010
"Riese" consists of two five-part episode seasons, with season two premiering fully for the first time exclusively on Syfy.com.

[04/08/10 - 01:47 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Collect March 29-April 2 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 29-April 2.

[04/08/10 - 01:10 PM]
Discovery Channel Announces Development Deal with Steven Spielberg, Dreamworks Television and Dreamworks Animation
FUTURE EARTH aims to be "an epic mini-series examining what life on Earth will be like in 25, 50 and 100 years."

[04/08/10 - 12:38 PM]
Showtime Greenlights Shameless to Series
William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum star in the project, which guest stars Allison Janney.

[04/08/10 - 12:20 PM]
TLC to Premiere Special, Seeing Vs Believing
Ricky Paull Goldin and Jeff Gurtman topline the one-hour special, airing Sunday, May 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/08/10 - 11:12 AM]
Nightline Outperforms "Letterman" in A25-54, A18-49 and Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 29-April 2.

[04/08/10 - 09:54 AM]
Bravo Unveils Newest Competition Masterpiece "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist"
The newcomer will launch Wednesday, June 9 following the season finale of "Top Chef Masters."

[04/08/10 - 09:45 AM]
CBS's Wednesday Dramas Deliver Solid Performances
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 7.

[04/08/10 - 09:29 AM]
ABC Announces Finale Dates for the 2009-2010 Season
Said dates run from Wednesday, April 14 ("Ugly Betty") to Thursday, May 27 ("FlashForward").

[04/08/10 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews Hit Series 'TosH.0' for a Third Season
The show's second season resumes Wednesday, June 2 at 10:30/9:30c.

[04/08/10 - 07:38 AM]
Laura Bell Bundy, Billy Currington, John Fogerty, Jack Ingram Featuring Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith with Dave Koz, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and Darius Rucker Have Been Added to Perform on the "45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards"
Plus: Kristen Bell, Jamie Foxx, Julianne Hough, LL Cool J, Matthew McConaughey and LeAnn Rimes are scheduled to present.

[04/08/10 - 06:08 AM]
Discovery Channel's 2010-11 Upfront Slate Is Filled with Epic Specials, Favorite Long-Run Series and Exciting New Talent
THE COLONY, STORM CHASERS, MAN VS. WILD and DIRTY JOBS are all due back.

[04/08/10 - 06:07 AM]
TLC Enters 2010-11 Upfront with Record Ratings and Robust Programming Slate
Said lineup includes AMERICAN CHOPPER: Senior vs. Junior and CAKE BOSS COLLEGE.

[04/08/10 - 06:06 AM]
Animal Planet Reveals Surprisingly Human Side for 2010-11 Upfront Season
Newcomers include DOLPHIN WARRIORS, MUST LOVE CATS, SKUNK WHISPERER and WORLD'S DEADLIEST TOWNS.

[04/08/10 - 06:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Enters 2010-11 Upfront Season with Powerful Ratings Momentum
The network's returning class includes DISAPPEARED, I (ALMOST) GOT AWAY WITH IT, COLD BLOOD and MAIN STREET MYSTERIES.

[04/08/10 - 06:04 AM]
Science Channel's 2010-11 Upfront Slate Stirs Audiences' Imaginations with Provocative Special and Series
THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN, SCI FI SCIENCE: PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE and METEORITE MEN are all go for new seasons.

[04/08/10 - 06:03 AM]
Planet Green Unveils Bold Programming Slate for 2010-11 Upfront Season
CONVICTION KITCHEN, OPERATION WILD and THE FABULOUS BEEKMAN BOYS have all received second seasons.

[04/08/10 - 06:02 AM]
Discovery Health to Deliver Once Again Through Fourth Quarter 2010
New episodes of DR. G: MEDICAL EXAMINER will carry the network through its transition to OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK.

[04/08/10 - 06:01 AM]
Own: The Oprah Winfrey Network Unveils Original Programming for Its January 1, 2011 Launch
The five new series being announced today are OPRAH'S NEXT CHAPTER, VISIONARIES: INSIDE THE CREATIVE MIND, YOUR OWN SHOW: OPRAH'S SEARCH FOR THE NEXT TV STAR, GAYLE KING LIVE! and WHY NOT? WITH SHANIA TWAIN.

[04/08/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 8
Updates include: "Enlightened," "Shameless" land series orders at HBO, Showtime; "Jeopardy," "Wheel of Fortune" are good through 2013-14; and Francois Arnaud joins Showtime's "The Borgias."

[04/07/10 - 10:10 PM]
Judges' Save Keeps Michael Lynche on "American Idol"
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/07/10 - 02:25 PM]
Cartoon Network's Adventure Time Premieres #1 in Its Timeslot Among Kids and Boys on All TV
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 5.

[04/07/10 - 02:24 PM]
Idol Gives Back Kicks Off Online Auction to Raise Funds for Charity Today at WwW.idolgivesbacK.org
The auction will run from Wednesday, April 7 to 11:59 PM PT on Tuesday, April 20.

[04/07/10 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Announces Its Summer Schedule
Said lineup includes three new scripted series: "The Gates" (Sunday, June 20), "Scoundrels" (also Sunday, June 20) and "Rookie Blue" (Thursday, June 24).

[04/07/10 - 12:08 PM]
In a Tax Day Special, Investigation Discovery Celebrates Million Dollar Greed with Rip-Off
The one-hour special, due April 15, will follow an encore of ID INVESTIGATES: MADOFF MYSTERY.

[04/07/10 - 09:13 AM]
Bravo and Target Partner to Exclusively Sell Dvds of Network's Top Series Beginning Nationwide April 13
Titles include "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List," "Top Chef," "Flipping Out," "The Millionaire Matchmaker," "The Rachel Zoe Project" and "Million Dollar Listing."

[04/07/10 - 09:12 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year on Tuesday for 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 6.

[04/07/10 - 09:03 AM]
Winner Crowned Live in MTV's Season Five Finale of "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" Thursday, April 8th at 10 P.M. Et/(Tape Delay) Pt
Either Poreotix of Westminster, California or Blueprint Cru of Montreal, Canada will take home the $100,000 cash prize.

[04/07/10 - 08:43 AM]
CMT Adventure Country Gets Hot with the Addition of "Smokejumpers" Premiering April 23 on Cmt
The one-hour special will follow new episodes of "Gator 911" and "Danger Coast."

[04/07/10 - 07:15 AM]
America's Funniest Comedians Tackle the Courtroom in Season Three of DirecTV's Original Series Supreme Court of Comedy on the 101 Network
Guests this season include Tom Arnold, Kevin Nealon, Jamie Kennedy, Jeff Garlin, Paul Rodriguez, Louie Anderson, Bobby Lee, Carol Leifer and Paul Mooney.

[04/07/10 - 07:08 AM]
FOX Rocks Week of Music-Themed Programming Airs Thursday, April 29 Through Wednesday, May 5
Nearly all of FOX's programs will feature musical elements during said week.

[04/07/10 - 05:02 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld, Taraji P. Henson and Jon Hamm Among the First Celebrity Panelists to Join TV Guide Network's "Curb: The Discussion"
Also on tap: Seth Green, Rob Zombie, Hill Harper, Drew Pinsky, Adam Corolla, Rex Lee, Dave Navarro, Patti Stanger, D.L. Hughley, Jeff Ross and Patton Oswalt.

[04/07/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 7
Updates include: Lauren Bowles to recur on HBO's "True Blood"; Malinda Williams, Bert Belasco to topline BET comedy pilot; and TLC to revive "American Chopper."

[04/06/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: USA's "White Collar"

[04/06/10 - 06:19 PM]
Natasha Henstridge and Harry Hamlin Star in 'You Lucky Dog,' a Hallmark Channel in Hd Original Movie Premiering June 26
The project, originally dubbed "Family Gathering," revolves around a New York City fashion designer who finds new purpose training a herding dog.

[04/06/10 - 05:52 PM]
Drew Seeley, Annie Potts and Kim Zimmer Co-Star in 'Freshman Father,' a Hallmark Channel in Hd Original Movie Premiering June 5
The film tells the story of "a young man who is about to discover he has a lot more to worry about than just the 'freshman fifteen.'"

[04/06/10 - 01:29 PM]
Peacock Productions Signs Criminal Profiler Mark Safarik for Upcoming Documentary Series
Safarik is "an internationally recognized expert in the analysis and interpretation of violent criminal behavior."

[04/06/10 - 01:28 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of March 29-April 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 29-April 4.

[04/06/10 - 12:44 PM]
Oxygen's Hit Show "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood" Scored Series Highest Premiere Ever in Key Network Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, April 5.

[04/06/10 - 12:17 PM]
AMC Casts Andrew Lincoln as Lead on New Series the Walking Dead
Plus: Jack LoGiudice has been tapped as a co-executive producer.

[04/06/10 - 11:53 AM]
TV Land Heats Up the Summer with Premieres of Exciting New Originals Including the Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series "Hot in Cleveland"
The original comedy, starring Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves and Betty White, will premiere Wednesday, June 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/06/10 - 11:19 AM]
The Adult Swim Block Party and Ragbag of Jollification Begins Nationwide Tour
The 10-city college tour launches tomorrow in Athens, Georgia.

[04/06/10 - 10:46 AM]
ABC Is the Only Broadcaster to Grow Year to Year in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 29-April 4.

[04/06/10 - 10:35 AM]
CBS First in Viewers and Adults 25-54 During Holiday Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 29-April 4.

[04/06/10 - 10:13 AM]
FOX Hits the Target with Strong Weekly Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 29-April 4.

[04/06/10 - 09:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush Tops Broadcast and Basic Cable on Friday with Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, April 2.

[04/06/10 - 09:16 AM]
Debut of Disney Channel's "Good Luck Charlie" Charms American Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, April 4.

[04/06/10 - 08:46 AM]
Dwts Posts Best-Ever Results Against Ncaa Basketball Championship
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 5.







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[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
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CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
"We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that Joan would have wanted the franchise to continue," the network said. "Fashion Police will return in 2015 commencing with Golden Globes coverage on Monday, January 12."

[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Justified" Arrests Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
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[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Kenny Chesney" Premieres Saturday, September 27 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
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[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network's Hit Series "Regular Show" Is Back for a Not-So-Regular Sixth Season Premiering Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The Emmy-winning series was created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns to BBC America Saturday, October 4, 11:00 PM ET
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[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Series Premiere on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM ET/PT
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[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
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OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 02:50 PM]
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[09/18/14 - 01:17 PM]
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[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
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[09/18/14 - 01:06 PM]
National Spotlight Shines on Jeter's Final Series on FOX; Pirates' Playoff Push on FOX Sports 1 to End MLB Regular Season
Today, FOX Sports announced unprecedented, side-by-side national coverage of Major League Baseball's final regular season Saturday with two compelling games side-by-side on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1.