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[08/31/10 - 09:54 PM]
At&t U-Verse(R) Drops Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel
"I was stunned by the apparent disregard for the facts in AT&T's recent statement regarding our negotiations," said Bill Abbott.

[08/31/10 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: August 30-31
Updates include: Kevin Rankin to recur on HBO's "Big Love"; and Sharon Lawrence lands arc on The CW's "One Tree Hill."

[08/31/10 - 03:44 PM]
Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" Reunion Earns Highest Rated Episode in "Real Housewives" Franchise History Delivering 3.9 Million Total Viewers
Plus: the network renews both "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and "The Real Housewives of New York City."

[08/31/10 - 01:43 PM]
NBC's Hit Summer Series 'America's Got Talent' Renewed for a Sixth Season
Plus: judges Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel will return along with host Nick Cannon.

[08/31/10 - 01:30 PM]
TNT to Shine Spotlight on Bones with Labor Day Marathon
For the year-to-date, "Bones" is averaging 1.9 million viewers on TNT, up 17% over last year.

[08/31/10 - 01:25 PM]
USA Keeps Its Place in the Sun During the Last Week of August
USA spins the numbers for the week of August 23-29.

[08/31/10 - 01:24 PM]
Discovery Channel Takes a Bite Out of August Ratings
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/31/10 - 01:23 PM]
Animal Planet Has Record-Setting Conquest Druing Season Finale of "Whale Wars" with Most-Watched Regularly Airing Telecast Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 27.

[08/31/10 - 12:27 PM]
ABC Family Sizzling Summer 2010
ABC Family spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/31/10 - 12:12 PM]
Bravo Earns Best August Ever Among Key Demos with Six Consecutive Months of Year-Over-Year Growth and Double-Digit Increase in Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/31/10 - 11:49 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Key Kids
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 23-29.

[08/31/10 - 11:31 AM]
A&E Posts Best August in Network History
A&E spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/31/10 - 11:21 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for Tenth Week Straight
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 23-29.

[08/31/10 - 11:17 AM]
CBS and "Big Brother" Score a Trifecta Weekly Ratings Feat
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 23-29.

[08/31/10 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Monday Across All Key Women Demographics for the 15th Consecutive Week - Every Week of the Summer
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 30.

[08/31/10 - 11:08 AM]
ABC's "No Ordinary Family" Is Looking for the Most Extraordinary Family in America
The prize package includes five days and four nights at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort in Florida.

[08/31/10 - 11:07 AM]
America's Most Wanted to Examine Events of 9/11 on 24th Season Premiere Saturday, September 11, on Fox
Plus: the series is asking for viewers' help in tracking down Adnan G. El Shukrijumah, one of the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists.

[08/31/10 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's 'America's Got Talent' Semi-Finals Results Show to Include Performances from Pop Sensation Jason Derulo and Wynn Las Vegas' 'Le Reve'
Jason Derulo will perform his hit single "Ridin' Solo."

[08/31/10 - 10:53 AM]
Nickelodeon Ranks as Basic Cable's Top Network with Kids, Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/31/10 - 10:51 AM]
Syfy Celebrates the End of Summer with Labor Day Weekend Programming Festival
Said stunt includes two days of Stephen King movies and seven-hour "Destination Truth" marathon.

[08/31/10 - 10:19 AM]
ABC Is Up Over the Same Week Last Year for the 15th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 23-29.

[08/31/10 - 10:07 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of AuG. 23-29, Led by the Emmys and 'America's Got Talent'
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 23-29.

[08/31/10 - 10:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Marks Best Youngest August Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/31/10 - 10:03 AM]
Linkin Park Set to Perform #1 Alternative Single "The Catalyst" Live on Television for the First Time Everat the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards
Other performers on the show include Usher, Paramore, Eminem, Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Drake, B.o.B and Florence + The Machine.

[08/31/10 - 09:58 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, August 30.

[08/31/10 - 09:21 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Delivers a Wealth of Drama, Premiering Thursday, October 14, at 10pm ET/PT
Adrienne Maloof, Camille Grammer, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Lisa Vanderpump and Taylor Armstrong are among the ensemble.

[08/31/10 - 09:08 AM]
Joan Cusack Takes a Shine to Showtime's Shameless
She'll play Sheila, an agoraphobic Chicago housewife, a role originally played by Allison Janney in the pilot.

[08/31/10 - 08:25 AM]
New Docu-Reality Series "The A-List: New York" Premieres Monday, October 4th at 10/9c on Logo
The series, from the producers of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," will now launch one week earlier: Monday, October 4.

[08/31/10 - 08:20 AM]
There's More to Love with TLC's New Series "Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss"
Plus: parent series SAY YES TO THE DRESS will return for a sixth season in February 2011.

[08/31/10 - 07:57 AM]
Nickelodeon's Victorious Ranks as Basic Cable's Number-One Program on Friday with 3.6 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, August 27.

[08/31/10 - 07:02 AM]
Oscar De La Renta, Diane Von Furstenberg, Justin Timberlake, Tory Burch and Anna Wintour Among the Fashion Luminaries to Be Featured in "Fashion's Night Out 2010"
Neil Patrick Harris hosts the one-hour special, airing Tuesday, September 14 on CBS.

[08/30/10 - 07:03 PM]
ABC Announces Cast for Season 11 of Dancing with the Stars
The new season, as previously announced, returns Monday, September 20.

[08/30/10 - 05:28 PM]
Groundlings Member Taran Killam Gets Scooped Up by Saturday Night Live
Other alums include Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, Jon Lovitz, Maya Rudolph, and Ana Gasteyer.

[08/30/10 - 05:26 PM]
Exclusive: Animal Planet Books Five Originals for October
"The Haunted," "Fatal Attractions," "I Shouldn't Be Alive" and "Pit Bulls & Parolees" are all due back during said month.

[08/30/10 - 03:17 PM]
Syfy Will Premiere Saturday Original Movie Mandrake September 11, at 9pm (ET/PT)
Max Martini, Betsy Russell and Benito Martinez co-star in the project.

[08/30/10 - 02:44 PM]
Michael Riley Named President, ABC Family
Prior to this announcement, Riley served as senior vice president and general manager, Radio Disney.

[08/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
ABC's Hit Comedy "Modern Family" Captures Six Emmy Awards, the Most for Any Series
The Disney/ABC Television Group details its 19 Emmy wins.

[08/30/10 - 11:52 AM]
HBO Receives 25 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year
"The Pacific" led all programming with 8 awards, while "Temple Grandin" received 7 awards.

[08/30/10 - 11:51 AM]
Pair of Kings Premieres Wednesday, September 22 on Disney Xd
Plus: Disney Channel will give Mitchel Musso and Doc Shaw a royal send off with a "Pair of Kings" hour-long special on Friday, September 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/30/10 - 11:48 AM]
'The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards' Telecast Takes Home Nielsen Honors, Averaging More Than 13 Million Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 29.

[08/30/10 - 11:33 AM]
Lionsgate(R) Scores 7 Emmy(R) Awards Including Historic Wins for Mad Men and Nurse Jackie's Edie Falco
Sunday's wins brought Lionsgate's total number of Emmy(R) Awards this year to seven.

[08/30/10 - 11:31 AM]
Bravo Steps It Up for Fall with New Series "Thintervention with Jackie Warner" and an All New Season of "Watch What Happens: Live"
"Thintervention" premieres Monday, September 6 while "Watch What Happens: Live" returns Thursday, September 9.

[08/30/10 - 10:14 AM]
Exclusive: "I Love Money" Returns to VH1 on September 16
The show's fourth season will air Thursdays at 11:00/10:00c beginning next month.

[08/30/10 - 09:58 AM]
Big Brother Posts Best Sunday Deliveries in Viewers and Adults 18-49 Since "Big Brother 9" in April 2008
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 29.

[08/30/10 - 09:23 AM]
Cma Hosts Second Annual Live "Tweet 'N' Greet" During "Cma Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," SepT. 1
Julianne Hough, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band will tweet during said event.

[08/30/10 - 07:47 AM]
Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens End Their TV Seasons Together as Their First Season as Bengal's Begins
Both series wrap their respective seasons on Sunday, September 5.

[08/30/10 - 07:43 AM]
Showtime(R) House 2010 Marries High Design with Cutting-Edge Technology
The Showtime House will debut September 7 and will be open through the end of October for private events and public tours.

[08/30/10 - 07:22 AM]
Spike TV Shows You How in the Third Season Premiere of the Macabre Comedic Series "1000 Ways to Die"
The new season rolls out Tuesday, September 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/30/10 - 07:03 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Wins 2 Big Primetime Emmy(R) Awards for Long-Time Favorites 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' and 'The Colbert Report'
"The Daily Show's" record of consecutive wins is the longest in Emmy history.

[08/29/10 - 09:35 PM]
Bravo's Emmy Win for "Top Chef" Ends 'Amazing Race' Streak at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
The series broke the "Amazing Race's" seven-year winning streak for Outstanding Reality Competition Program.

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[10/09/15 - 04:00 PM]
NBC Picks Up the Back Nine Episodes of "Blindspot"
The drama has scored as the fall season's #1-rated new series in adults 18-49.

[10/09/15 - 03:50 PM]
MTV's "Teen Wolf" Sinks Teeth Into New York Comic Con, Reveals New Trailer, New Night and a Shocking Return
The series will return to MTV for the second half of season five on a brand new day Tuesday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/09/15 - 02:35 PM]
CBS Orders "American Gothic," A New Drama Series from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios, For Broadcast in Summer 2016
Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank of Amblin Television, James Frey of Full Fathom Five and Corinne Brinkerhoff, who is writing the script, will serve as executive producers.

[10/09/15 - 01:27 PM]
"Blindspot" Is Television's #1 Gainer in Total Viewers for a 2nd Straight Week
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4 and Monday, October 5.

[10/09/15 - 12:51 PM]
Disney XD Orders Second Season of Animated Series "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy"
"Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy" season two is currently in production and slated to premiere in 2017.

[10/09/15 - 12:36 PM]
Pop on Over to Joy Behar's Place for Some "Late Night Joy" on TLC
The series is produced by True Entertainment and Behar's JoyBee Productions.

[10/09/15 - 12:24 PM]
Academy Award Nominee Bradley Cooper Returns as Sen. Edward Morra, On "Limitless," Tuesday, Oct. 27
The news was announced today by executive producer Craig Sweeny at the series' New York Comic Con panel at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

[10/09/15 - 10:55 AM]
CBS News Continues to Grow in Audiences and Key Demographics
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/09/15 - 10:41 AM]
ABC to Bump "Beyond the Tank" Indefinitely; "Shark Tank" Repeat Set for Tuesday, October 13
The Alphabet will encore the season premiere of the parent series this Tuesday at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/09/15 - 10:18 AM]
Esquire Network Orders New High-Octane Competition Series "Team Ninja Warrior"
For the first time in ninja history, the mother of all obstacle courses is now built for two.

[10/09/15 - 10:18 AM]
With L+3 Added, CBS Has Four of the Week's Top Five and Seven of the Top 10 Scripted Broadcasts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/09/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Fear the Walking Dead" Delivers the Highest-Rated First Season of Any Series in Cable History Among Total Viewers and All Key Demos
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/09/15 - 09:36 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Quantico" Is the Season's First New Scripted Show to Grow Over Its Debut in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4.

[10/09/15 - 09:20 AM]
ABC Family Announces January 2016 Premiere Date for Its Returning Hit Series "Pretty Little Liars"
In advance of the celebrated return of the fan favorite, the network will also air "Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward," a one-hour behind-the-scenes glimpse at the highly anticipated series time jump on Tuesday, November 24.

[10/09/15 - 09:06 AM]
Disney's "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar" Primetime Television Movie Event to Air on Disney Channel
"The Lion Guard" television series will premiere in early 2016.