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[04/16/10 - 02:03 PM]
The CW's "Vampire Diaries" Entrances Female Viewers, Delivers Best Women Demos in Over 2 Months
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, April 15.

[04/16/10 - 12:13 PM]
Discovery Channel's Original Series Cash Cab Set to Start Production of Its Sixth Season
Ben Bailey will return as host of the series, which debuted in 2005.

[04/16/10 - 11:57 AM]
TLC Fashion Mavens Stacy London and Clinton Kelly Return for an 8th Season of "What Not to Wear"
26 new episodes will roll out beginning in October.

[04/16/10 - 09:36 AM]
Survivor: Heroes VS. Villains Tops Thursday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 15.

[04/16/10 - 06:38 AM]
FOX Talent to "Green IT. Mean IT." During Earth Day Campaign
Participants include Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Olivia Wilde, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres, Seth MacFarlane, Lance Reddick and Mekhi Phifer.

[04/16/10 - 12:02 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 16
Updates include: "Burn Notice," "Real Time With Bill Maher" land new seasons; Patton Oswalt departs NBC's "Beach Lane"; and Debra Winger is in talks to join HBO's "In Treatment."

[04/16/10 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Doctor Who" Executive Producer Steven Moffat

[04/15/10 - 02:34 PM]
May on CBS: The Grand Finales
CBS details its May sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/15/10 - 02:33 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Generate April 5-9 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 5-9.

[04/15/10 - 02:22 PM]
Christopher Plummer to Narrate Tcm's Seven-Part Series Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood
The series is slated to premiere in November 2010.

[04/15/10 - 01:31 PM]
Carla Gugino to Guest Star on 4th Season of Showtime's Californication
She'll play "a sexy defense attorney" in 10 of the show's 12 episodes.

[04/15/10 - 10:35 AM]
Blondie, Rock 'N' Roll Legends, to Perform and Receive the Icon Award at the "8th Annual TV Land Awards"
In addition to receiving the Icon Award, the band will be performing one of their classic hits.

[04/15/10 - 09:25 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Is Up Week to Week, Growing Its Overall Audience for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 5-9.

[04/15/10 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's Modern Family Is Wednesday's #1 Scripted TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 14.

[04/15/10 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Announces Updates to Summer Schedule
FOX confirms our previous report about the revisions to its summer lineup.

[04/15/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 15
Updates include: Sara Fletcher to replace Kristin Kreuk on CBS's "Hitched"; five report for "The Killing" at AMC; and Carla Gugino to recur on Showtime's "Californication."

[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.







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[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
The Alphabet's veteran newsmagazine posts big gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Hannibal" Is Up 29% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with Its Top Result in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Friday with the Top 2 TV Shows - "20/20" Surges to 2nd-Highest Ratings This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
ESPN NFL Programming Highlights - "Draft Academy" Debuts April 22
Projected first-round picks Blake Bortles, Jadeveon Clowney and Marqise Lee will be part of the four-week series.

[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Kellie Pickler Guest Star on "Nashville"
Said installment revolves around a charity concert at Fort Campbell.

[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Celebrate 40th Anniversary on Feb. 15, 2015
Past and present cast members, as well as special and musical guests from the show's incredible five-decade run, will appear on the telecast, with the specific lineup of guests to be determined in the coming months.

[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
New truTV Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro, Set To Premiere Thursday, May 15th at 10pm ET/PT
The new 12-episode and hilarious series follows Carbonaro as he tricks, amazes and amuses the unsuspecting public.

[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
TLC Stitches Up Season Two, And Says I Do to More "Something Borrowed, Something New"
Season three, currently scheduled to premiere in November, promises to deliver more tears shed over old shredded threads.

[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "The Normal Heart" - Trailer (HBO Films)
The trailer will air this Sunday, April 20 just before "Game of Thrones" at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Becky G, Zendaya, R5 and Fifth Harmony to Perform at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards
"Disney Channel Presents The Radio Disney Music Awards," a television special originating from the event, will be presented Sunday, April 27 on Disney Channel.

[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
Shakira to Sing "Empire" from New Self-Titled Album on Live Tuesday, April 22 Telecast of "The Voice"
In addition to the Grammy Award-winning Shakira, "The Voice" coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will perform a song with their respective teams on the April 22 telecast.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.