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[04/14/10 - 10:26 PM]
Sir Elton John to Perform on "Idol Gives Back" on Behalf of Elton John Aids Foundation Wednesday, April 21, on Fox
In addition, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has signed on as a not-for-profit partner on the charity special.

[04/14/10 - 10:08 PM]
Andrew Garcia and Katie Stevens Are Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/14/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos"

[04/14/10 - 05:26 PM]
Season Six Premiere Episode of 'Deadliest Catch' Blasts Ratings Records and Sees Largest Audience in Series History
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 03:43 PM]
Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Season Three Finales with Season Highs and Becomes Highest Rated Season in History of the Series
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 02:23 PM]
TV Land Announces an All-Star Line Up of Presenters for the "8th Annual TV Land Awards"
Billy Crystal, Jane Leeves, Jay Leno, Wendie Malick, Bob Newhart and Betty White are among those set to appear.

[04/14/10 - 01:51 PM]
Glee Devotes an Entire Hour to "The Power of Madonna" Tuesday, April 20, on Fox
Plus: FOX spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 01:03 PM]
BET Networks Unveils New African American Consumer Market Research and New Programming at 2010 Upfront Presentation
Plus: the cable channel formally announces the return of "The Game."

[04/14/10 - 12:55 PM]
MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" Partners with DosomethinG.org to Air Its First-Ever Charitable Episode
The one-hour special airs tomorrow night at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/14/10 - 12:04 PM]
Acclaimed Series 'Prison Break' Returns to Television on Si TV
Repeats of the series will air weeknights at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel beginning April 19.

[04/14/10 - 12:01 PM]
MyNetworkTV Announces 2010-2011 Lineup
"Burn Notice," "Without a Trace," "Monk" and "Don't Forget The Lyrics!" are the latest additions to the fledgling network.

[04/14/10 - 10:27 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's ABC Player Ipad App Downloaded More Than 212,000 Times Since the Ipad's April 3rd Launch
In its first 12 days, more than 680,000 episodes of ABC series have been started via the app.

[04/14/10 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Confirms Finale Dates, Upcoming Stunts
Among its plans: "The Big Bang Theory" to get a 9:00/8:00c showcase on Monday, May 3.

[04/14/10 - 10:23 AM]
Exclusive: FOX Shifts "Hell's Kitchen," "Masterchef," "So You Think You Can Dance" to New Nights
"Hell's Kitchen" and "Masterchef" will now air on Tuesdays with "Dance" returning to Wednesdays and Thursdays.

[04/14/10 - 10:05 AM]
NBC.com Ranks #1 Among Competitive Broadcast Network Web Sites for First Quarter 2010
NBC spins the digital numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[04/14/10 - 09:27 AM]
Four Lovable Lunatics and Live Action Sports to Dominate Thursday Nights on MTV
"The Dudesons In America" and "Ultimate Parkour Challenge" to both launch on Thursday, May 6 starting at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/14/10 - 09:03 AM]
ABC's Dwts the Results Grows Against Idol
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 08:48 AM]
Giant Worms and Nasty Witches Wreak Havoc During Syfy's May Saturday Original Movies
"Mongolian Death Worm" and "Witchville" are due next month.

[04/14/10 - 08:47 AM]
Syfy Saturday Original Movie Mega Piranha Feasts on Nearly 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, April 10.

[04/14/10 - 07:25 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and the Onion Join Forces on Original Scripted Series Based on the Onion Sports Network
10 episodes, based on its popular online video series, are set to premiere in the first quarter of 2011.

[04/14/10 - 06:50 AM]
Queen Latifah to Emcee Additional "Idol Gives Back" Celebration Live from Pasadena Civic Auditorium Wednesday, April 21, on Fox
She'll join the previously announced Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox and Jeff Beck.

[04/14/10 - 06:24 AM]
Live from Los Angeles, It's the 2010 Espys Hosted by Seth Meyers
"If you asked anyone I played sports with as a kid they would tell you 'the only way Seth was making it to the ESPYs was as a host or presenter,'" said Meyers.

[04/14/10 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 Runs for a Touchdown with 'Football Wives'
Production on the eight-episode series will begin immediately for a premiere later this year.

[04/14/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 14
Updates include: Ben Browder joins The CW's "Hellcats"; Naren Shankar departs "CSI"; and Sophia Bush lands a role on ABC's "Southern Discomfort."

[04/13/10 - 06:52 PM]
Friday Night Lights Boosts Student Body at East Dillon High with New Cast Member Grey Damon
He'll portray Hastings Ruckle, "a high school kid that has never spent more than a year in one place."

[04/13/10 - 02:02 PM]
Planet Green Announces 14 Acquisitions at MipTV 2010
In addition, sister network Discovery Health has acquired three programs.

[04/13/10 - 01:22 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 12:59 PM]
HBO Gives "Treme" a Second Season
The pickup comes just two days after the show's launch.

[04/13/10 - 12:12 PM]
Lisaraye: The Real Mccoy Sets TV One Ratings Record
TV One spins the numbers for Thursday, April 8.

[04/13/10 - 11:24 AM]
Slam Dunk Week for CBS - First in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 11:07 AM]
Good Luck Charlie Is TV's No. 1 Telecast for the 2nd Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 10:48 AM]
Nickelodeon's Victorious Tops Basic Cable with Total Viewers in Time Slot
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Sunday, April 11.

[04/13/10 - 10:46 AM]
ABC Airs 3 of the Top 20 TV Shows for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 10:08 AM]
Sue Sylvester's Video Homage to Madonna's "Vogue" to Debut Tonight During Spring Premiere of "Glee"
The sequence is from the upcoming "The Power of Madonna" episode on Tuesday, April 20.

[04/13/10 - 09:53 AM]
60 Minutes Makes Top 10 for the Third Time in Four Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 11.

[04/13/10 - 09:52 AM]
Big Bang in 18-49 on Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 12.

[04/13/10 - 09:20 AM]
MTV Jumpstarts the Weekend with Celeb-Driven Original Programming Dedicated to Pop-Culture Starting Saturday, May 1st
Said block incldues two new weekly series: "When I Was 17" and "10 on Top."

[04/13/10 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's Castle Is Monday's #1 Series at 10pm for 4th Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 12.

[04/13/10 - 08:37 AM]
American Idol Drives FOX to Weekly Win Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 07:31 AM]
The "53rd Annual Grammy(R) Awards" to Broadcast from Los Angeles' Staples Center Live, FeB. 13, 2011 on the CBS Television Network
To accommodate last year's date changes, this year the eligibility dates are September 1, 2009, through September 30, 2010.

[04/13/10 - 06:49 AM]
Smackdown(R) Goes Syfy
The series will replace "WWE NXT" on Tuesday nights beginning October 1.

[04/13/10 - 12:16 AM]
Interview: "Deadliest Catch" Executive Producer Jeff Conroy

[04/13/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 13
Updates include: Kyle Howard completes NBC's "Perfect Couples"; Billy Campbell is "Killing" for AMC; and Patton Oswalt joins Matthew Broderick on NBC's "Beach Lane."

[04/12/10 - 03:21 PM]
The CW Garners Largest Playback Percentage in Live+7
The CW further spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[04/12/10 - 03:04 PM]
CMT Taps Producer Jesse Ignjatovic and Hamish Hamilton to Helm the 2010 CMT Music Awards
The CMT MUSIC AWARDS will broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 9.

[04/12/10 - 02:20 PM]
Former "American Idol" Finalists Volunteer to Support "Idol Gives Back" Initiative
The various alums will volunteer to help support Feeding America's local food banks.

[04/12/10 - 12:24 PM]
Starz in Alignment with International Co-Productions for Upcoming Series
"William the Conqueror" and "Peacekeeper" are both in the works at Ben Silverman's new multimedia studio.

[04/12/10 - 12:14 PM]
Syfy's Caprica March 26 Mid-Season Finale Sets Series Record
The CW further spins the numbers for Friday, March 26.

[04/12/10 - 12:05 PM]
Dan Riskin Named Host of Discovery Channel's Multi-Year Event Curiosity: The Questions of Life
The five-year programming event is part of the company's multi-platform initiative.

[04/12/10 - 09:57 AM]
Conan Picks a Home - and It's Tbs
Said O'Brien: "In three months I've gone from network television to Twitter to performing live in theaters, and now I'm headed to basic cable. My plan is working perfectly."

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[10/13/15 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Television Network Gives Hit New Drama Series "Quantico" a Full Season Order
Season to date, "Quantico" ranks as Sunday's No. 1 scripted broadcast show in Adults 18-49, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 44%.

[10/13/15 - 09:59 AM]
Donald Trump to Host "SNL" on Nov. 7 with Musical Guest Sia
Trump previously hosted "SNL" on April 3, 2004.

[10/13/15 - 09:08 AM]
H.R. Pufnstuf Returns to Kids TV for First Time in Over 45 Years in Sid & Marty Krofft's Preschool Hit "Mutt & Stuff" on Nickelodeon
Featuring H.R. Pufnstuf, Cling and Clang, Freddy the Flute and the Rescue Racer, the special is part of an additional 20 episode order that Nickelodeon has greenlit, bringing the total to 40 for "Mutt & Stuff's" first season.

[10/13/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "Voice," "Blindspot"
Both series hold even with last week among adults 18-49.

[10/13/15 - 08:25 AM]
History Explores the Theory That Adolf Hitler Successfully Escaped from the Bunker in the New Series "Hunting Hitler"
The eight-part series launches premieres Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/15 - 07:00 AM]
Musical Performers Announced for "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Airing Dec. 8
Eight-time Grammy Award(R)-winning artist Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Grammy Award(R)-nominated "The Weeknd" will perform on the annual CBS event.

[10/13/15 - 06:56 AM]
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" Debuts Thursday, October 22 at 10/9c on American Heroes Channel (AHC)
The one-hour documentary looks at the life of Fidel Castro through the eyes of the spies who have observed him for over a half-century.

[10/13/15 - 06:47 AM]
Sundance TV Celebrates the 35th Anniversay of The Shining with Stephen King Thriller Week Beginning on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 8:00pm ET/PT
Said stunt is timed with the highly anticipated season two premiere of SundanceTV's International Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning French drama, "The Returned."

[10/13/15 - 06:00 AM]
Oprah Returns to the "Dr. Phil" Stage for a Rare Interview and to Preview Her New Television Event
They recall unforgettable times from their over 20-year friendship and working relationship, as well as Oprah's life today running her OWN cable network.

[10/13/15 - 03:06 AM]
FOX Sports Adds Eight Live Bundesliga Matches to FOX Broadcast Schedule in 2016
FOX Sports is adding eight live Bundesliga games on the FOX broadcast network on Saturdays in 2016 from January 30 to the season's final day on May 14.

[10/12/15 - 05:39 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New, Visually Striking "The X-Files" Promo
Said promo aired during tonight's episode of "Gotham."

[10/12/15 - 03:20 PM]
"American Horror Story: Hotel" Premiere Delivers 12.17 Million Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/12/15 - 02:47 PM]
With 14-Day Multi-Platform Viewing, The Premiere Epsiode of "Limitless" Increases to More Than 17.6 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[10/12/15 - 01:48 PM]
Modern-Day Medicine Woman Knows No Boundaries When Caring for the Animals of the Last Frontier on Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet"
The eight-episode series premieres on Saturday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/12/15 - 01:17 PM]
Adrien Brody and Lorraine Bracco to Guest Star on New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Dice"
Brody will guest star in one episode playing himself, while Bracco will guest star in two episodes as Toni, a Vegas overlord who owns series star Andrew Dice Clay's gambling debts.