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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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[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.