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[04/20/10 - 05:34 PM]
2010 "NBC Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
It all begins with a rematch of the NFC Championship Game as the Super Bowl XLIV champion New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings.

[04/20/10 - 04:10 PM]
ESPN's 2010 Monday Night Football Schedule
Ravens at Jets and Chargers at Chiefs kick things off on Monday, September 13.

[04/20/10 - 03:22 PM]
Bravo Kicks Off Nationwide Casting Call for Season Two of "The Fashion Show"
Said calls begin this Saturday in Seattle through May 22 in Chicago.

[04/20/10 - 02:14 PM]
Ratings Overview: Life on Discovery Channel
Discovery spins the numbers for the series to date.

[04/20/10 - 01:30 PM]
FX Schedules Return of Rescue Me and Premiere of Louie for June 29
"[The pairing] will create an hour and a half of the funniest and most ruthlessly honest comedy and drama about men ever seen on commercial television," said John Landgraf.

[04/20/10 - 12:55 PM]
TV Land Greenlights Second Original Sitcom "Retired at 35" Starring Television, Stage and Film Star, George Segal
Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt and Ryan Michelle Bathe also star in the series, due early next year.

[04/20/10 - 12:28 PM]
Investigation Discovery Garners Record High for Return of on the Case with Paula Zahn
Plus: the network has announced an early third season renewal for the series.

[04/20/10 - 12:27 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents All-New Original Documentaries Every Monday Night This Summer, June 7 Through AuG. 9
The new ten-week series includes SMASH HIS CAMERA, KEVORKIAN, A SMALL ACT and 12TH AND DELAWARE.

[04/20/10 - 11:37 AM]
NBC Picks Up New Mid-Season Drama 'Parenthood' for 2010-11 Season
"We are so happy to welcome back this multi-layered and compelling series about an extended American family for another season," said Angela Bromstad.

[04/20/10 - 11:37 AM]
CBS Streaks to Its Sixth Consecutive Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 11:07 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm, Starring Larry David, for Eighth Season
"After much soul searching - and by the way, it was nowhere to be found - I have decided to do another season," said Larry David.

[04/20/10 - 10:40 AM]
FOX Glee-Fully Wins the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:37 AM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:26 AM]
Good Luck Charlie Is TV's No. 1 Telecast for the 3rd Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly and Victorious Notch Weekly Wins with Double-Digit Gains
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:14 AM]
Riverworld Powers Syfy to Most Watched Sunday Prime of 2010 with 2.1 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Sunday, April 18.

[04/20/10 - 10:06 AM]
The '80s Make a Come Back on BBC America
"Ashes to Ashes" returns for its second season on Tuesday, May 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/20/10 - 09:45 AM]
Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities in Advance of 'Gravity' Series Debut
DirecTV's The 101 Network is among the outlets offering an early look at the Starz original.

[04/20/10 - 09:41 AM]
Bafta-Winner Gavin & Stacey Returns for a Third Season in May
Said season will make its U.S. premiere on Friday, May 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/10 - 09:29 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Announce New Programming
"The Next Iron Chef," "Worst Cooks in America" and "The Next Food Network Star" are all due back next season.

[04/20/10 - 09:16 AM]
AMC Announces Summer Programing Lineup
"Mad Men" returns Sunday, July 25 while newcomer "Rubicon" is due on Sunday, August 1.

[04/20/10 - 09:01 AM]
President Barack Obama to Open 'America the Story of Us' Series on History(Tm)
The six-night, 12-hour event bows this Sunday, April 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/10 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's Romantically Challenged Opens Strong
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 19.

[04/20/10 - 08:10 AM]
Bravo Presents the Dow Live Earth Run for Water Special
The one-hour event airs Friday, April 23 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/20/10 - 08:07 AM]
Country Superstars Take the Stage at the "2010 CMT Music Awards"
Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are all set to perform.

[04/20/10 - 07:01 AM]
Psych Week on Discovery Health Opens the Dialogue on Mental Health
The Sunday, May 2 to Thursday, May 6 stunt features six all-new specials.

[04/20/10 - 06:56 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Contract Extensions with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert
Stewart's contract now runs through June 2013 while Colbert is locked in until the end of 2012.

[04/20/10 - 12:15 AM]
Interview: "Deadliest Warrior" Executive Producer Gary Tarpinian

[04/20/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 20
Updates include: "Fringe's" Jeff Pinkner inks an overall deal with Warner Bros.; Brannon Braga to run FOX's "Terra Nova"; and Aisha Tyler, Scott Foley are "Open Books" for CBS.

[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.







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[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.

[09/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with a Full Day of Programming Honoring the Comedy Legend When "Joan Day" Airs Friday, September 19th
Plus: "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan," a 90-minute special, airs that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Explodes Back onto Adult Swim - Season Two Premieres Saturday, October 18th at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
Based on 2009's critically-acclaimed feature film, the "Black Dynamite" animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and his crew.

[09/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Bill Hader Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on Oct. 11 with Musical Guest Hozier
Hader earned two Emmy nominations while on "SNL" and received critical acclaim for his notable impressions and characters, including the 'Stefon' as well as dozens of others.

[09/17/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Game" Begins November 5 at 10:00PM as Part of BBC America's "Dramaville"
When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, MI5 leader, Daddy (Brian Cox), assembles a secret committee to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."