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[04/19/10 - 01:35 PM]
Never-Before-Heard Track by the Rolling Stones to Debut During the Seventh Season Finale of "Cold Case," on Sunday, May 2
The song, "So Divine (Aladdin Story)," will be one of 10 never-before-heard bonus tracks to be included when their classic album, Exile on Main Street, is re-released on May 18.

[04/19/10 - 12:41 PM]
Grey'S, "House," "Office" See Largest Dvr Growth
Said trio - plus "Lost" and "The Big Bang Theory" - have added a full ratings point among adults 18-49 when Live+7 numbers are factored in.

[04/19/10 - 12:35 PM]
Doctor Who Premiere - BBC America's Highest Rated Telecast Ever
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, April 17.

[04/19/10 - 12:34 PM]
BBC America - May Highlights
Due next month are new seasons of "Gavin and Stacey," "Ashes to Ashes" and "Not Going Out."

[04/19/10 - 12:25 PM]
Discovery Channel Joins BBC to Co-Produce Special Television Event, Great Barrier Reef
The three-part event is currently filming on location and will premiere in the U.S. in 2012.

[04/19/10 - 11:06 AM]
Litton Entertainment to Produce and Distribute Original Programming for ABC Stations for Fall 2011
The three-hour programming block "focuses on high-impact subjects like ocean and land animals, health and wellness, and the digital connections between global cultures."

[04/19/10 - 11:00 AM]
'Jag' Star David James Elliott and Daytime Emmy(R) Winner Sharon Case Star in 'Dad's Home,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering June 19
The original movie also stars Madison Davenport, Will Shadley and Jay Huguley.

[04/19/10 - 10:39 AM]
Bravo Announces Studio-Based Series in Development Based on the Weekly New York Magazine Feature, "The Approval Matrix"
The series is "a studio-based, hosted show in which four rotating pop culture pundits engage in entertaining debate to place the week's buzz-worthy news items into the magazine's famous quadrants."

[04/19/10 - 10:28 AM]
Christine Taylor Stars in 'Farewell MR. Kringle,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Christopher Wiehl also stars in the project, due in December.

[04/19/10 - 09:57 AM]
Country Tops Sunday
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 18.

[04/19/10 - 09:40 AM]
ABC Earns Second Place to CBS with Its "Academy of Country Music Awards"
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 18.

[04/19/10 - 09:26 AM]
Marjorie Cohn Named President, Original Programming and Development, Nickelodeon/MTVn Kids and Family Group
Cohn oversees Nickelodeon's live-action creative executive teams on both the East and West Coasts.

[04/19/10 - 09:02 AM]
VH1 Amplifies Its Original Programming Development to Debut a Record 44 Series in 2010
Among its latest pickups: new seasons of "Behind the Music" and "Fantasia For Real."

[04/19/10 - 08:04 AM]
Aziz Ansari to Host 2010 MTV Movie Awards Live on Sunday, June 6 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California
This is Ansari's first time hosting the awards show.

[04/19/10 - 07:32 AM]
Chris Berman Signs Extension to Remain with Espn
His 25 years as host of Sunday NFL Countdown (formerly NFL Gameday) is by far the longest streak ever among all weekly pro football studio show hosts.

[04/19/10 - 07:02 AM]
Get Set to 'Party Down' All Over Again -- Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities for Season Two & New Iphone Game
Preview opportunities are available in more than 53 million video households - record participation for Starz Entertainment.

[04/19/10 - 07:01 AM]
Multiple Grammy and Music Mogul Jay-Z Joins Betty White as Musical Guest on NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' on May 8
He will make his third appearance as musical guest in studio 8H.

[04/19/10 - 06:49 AM]
It's a Monumental May on Fox
FOX details its May sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/19/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Monday, April 19
Updates include: TV Land gives series order to "Retired at 35"; Drew Carey asks "WTF!" for CBS; and Nick Thune joins NBC's "Beach Lane."

[04/17/10 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's Food Revolution and 20/20 Finish #1 on Friday
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 16.

[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.







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The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[07/26/17 - 03:09 PM]
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[07/26/17 - 03:08 PM]
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[07/26/17 - 03:07 PM]
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[07/26/17 - 03:06 PM]
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[07/26/17 - 03:05 PM]
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[07/26/17 - 03:03 PM]
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[07/26/17 - 03:01 PM]
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Additionally, this fall Stewart will host the latest "Night of Too Many Stars" all-star benefit for NEXT For AUTISM, to be presented live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, November 18.

[07/26/17 - 01:33 PM]
Comic-Con Trailer for "The Walking Dead," Viewed More Than 31 Million Times in Four Days Breaking Own Record for Views
AMC spins the digital numbers for the trailer to date.

[07/26/17 - 12:38 PM]
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Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 21.

[07/26/17 - 11:14 AM]
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[07/26/17 - 11:00 AM]
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[07/26/17 - 10:58 AM]
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[07/26/17 - 10:50 AM]
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[07/26/17 - 10:49 AM]
Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino to Anchor Science Channel's Primetime Coverage of the Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21 at 9 PM
In addition, Massimino will serve as guide to the definitive series on our closest neighbors in the solar system, "The Planets," premiering Tuesday, August 22 at 10:00/9:00c.