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[09/21/10 - 07:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 21
Updates include: ABC eyes "Lost Girls" as drama series; Chris Bender, J.C. Spink book a pair of comedies at CBS.

[09/21/10 - 03:22 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Wins the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos Among All Networks in Prime Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 20.

[09/21/10 - 03:08 PM]
American Idol Season 10 Announcement to Stream Live Online at AmericanidoL.com on Wednesday, September 22
The special live webcast will begin at approximately 10:00 AM PT live/1:00 PM ET.

[09/21/10 - 02:41 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Rides "Mnf"
Plus: History continues to see big numbers from "Pawn Stars."

[09/21/10 - 01:15 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio to Return for Tenth Season of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
In addition, Universal Cable Productions has made a pilot commitment for a new project with Wolf Films.

[09/21/10 - 12:42 PM]
Nickelodeon Closes Week as Basic Cable's Top Total Day Network with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 12:19 PM]
NBC Wins the Final Week of the 2009-10 Broadcast Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 12:17 PM]
FOX Wins Summer with #1 Show, #1 New Series and #1 Drama
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 12:15 PM]
An All-New "Invitation Only" Featuring Toby Keith Premieres Friday, October 8 on Cmt
In this one-hour special, Keith performs "Bullets In the Gun", "Somewhere Else" and his latest single "Trailerhood."

[09/21/10 - 12:10 PM]
International Sensation Hole in the Wall Joins Cartoon Network's Explosive Wednesday Night Line-Up on October 6
Also returning October 6: "Dude, What Would Happen" and "Destroy Build Destroy."

[09/21/10 - 12:06 PM]
CBS Concludes the Television Year with Eight of the Week's Top 10 Scripted Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 11:50 AM]
ABC Finishes the 52-Week Season with an Increase in Overall Viewership
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 11:46 AM]
Christine Taylor Stars in 'Farewell MR. Kringle' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 4
Vivica A. Fox, Christopher Wiehl and W. Morgan Sheppard also star in the project.

[09/21/10 - 10:05 AM]
Adult Swim and Scion Provide Metal Music Fans Free Exclusive Downloads of Never-Before-Heard Songs from Top Artists
"Music is such an important part of both the Adult Swim culture and the lives of our fans," said Jason DeMarco.

[09/21/10 - 10:03 AM]
Hawaii Five-0 and "Mike & Molly" Are the Top Two New Programs in Viewers and Adults 18-49 on Highly Competitive Premiere Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 20.

[09/21/10 - 09:36 AM]
HBO Renews Boardwalk Empire for Second Season
The show's September 19 premiere averaged 4.8 million viewers, HBO's largest premiere of any program in over six years.

[09/21/10 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Returns on Top
CBS settles for second place with the premieres of "Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii Five-0."

[09/21/10 - 08:34 AM]
ABC Wins Premiere Monday, as Dancing and Castle Open Up Sharply
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 20.

[09/21/10 - 08:08 AM]
America's Sweethearts Are Back! an All-New Season of "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" Premieres October 15 on Cmt
Kelli Finglass, Jay Johnson and Judy Trammell will return to supervise the hundreds of hopefuls auditioning for the first time.

[09/21/10 - 08:08 AM]
MTV's "Made" Premieres New Season as It Celebrates the 200th Episode
The new season kicks off Monday, September 27 at 4:00/3:00c.

[09/21/10 - 07:43 AM]
A&E's "Parking Wars" Returns for an All New Season on Tuesday, October 12 at 10:30pm ET/PT
Season four will once again track the men and women of the Philadelphia Parking Authority and Detroit Municipal Parking Department.

[09/21/10 - 07:38 AM]
South Park Returns with All New Episodes! Beginning on Wednesday, October 6 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central
The seven all-new episodes will complete the show's 14th season.

[09/21/10 - 03:01 AM]
The 16th Annual 'Critics' Choice Movie Awards' Will Air Live from the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1
Plus: VH1 has extended its pact with The Broadcast Film Critics Association to carry the ceremony through 2013.

[09/21/10 - 12:32 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Raising Hope" and "Running Wilde" (FOX)

[09/21/10 - 12:31 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Detroit 187" and "No Ordinary Family" (ABC)

[09/20/10 - 06:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 20
Updates include: "Obese" becomes "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" at ABC; Howard Gordon books dramas at Showtime, NBC; Lifetime, USA pilots land leads.

[09/20/10 - 04:13 PM]
Discovery to Bring Back Hit Survival Shows for Second Season: Dual Survival and Man, Woman, Wild
Both series will go back into production this fall to produce all-new episodes to premiere on the network early next year.

[09/20/10 - 02:23 PM]
Just Two Good! Showtime Picks Up New Seasons of the Big C & Weeds
"The unprecedented viewership for both THE BIG C and WEEDS proves that audiences love these shows as much as we do," said David Nevins.

[09/20/10 - 01:19 PM]
"Judge Judy" Kicks Off 15th Season as the #1 Daytime Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/20/10 - 01:18 PM]
The NFL on CBS Scores Its Highest Rated First National Game of Regular-Season in 12 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 19.

[09/20/10 - 12:57 PM]
Nancy O'Dell and Carson Kressley Host Your Own Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star on Own: The Oprah Winfrey Network
The winner of the competition, premiering in January, will be awarded his or her own talk show to air on OWN.

[09/20/10 - 12:02 PM]
Production to Begin on "The Suite Life Movie" for Disney Channel
The movie, starring Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Debby Ryan and Phill Lewis, is set to premiere in 2011.

[09/20/10 - 12:01 PM]
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!, a New Marvel Animated Series, Premieres Wednesday, October 20 on Disney Xd
Plus: micro-episodes introducing the team's core members will premiere Wednesday, September 22 at 8:30/7:30c.

[09/20/10 - 11:54 AM]
ABC.com Takes "Dancing with the Stars" from the Ballroom to Your Computer with an Array of Features Available Online
"Dancing Live Chat Party" starts on Monday, September 20 and continues throughout the season every Monday thereafter.

[09/20/10 - 11:44 AM]
Internet Sensation "Fred Figglehorn" Scores Huge Ratings in First-Ever TV Movie on Nickelodeon, Drawing 7.6 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, September 18.

[09/20/10 - 11:30 AM]
History Adds "Ice Road Truckers," "Pawn Stars" Spin-Offs in October
"IRT: Deadliest Roads" premieres Sunday, October 3 while "Rusty Nuts" bows Monday, October 18.

[09/20/10 - 11:11 AM]
The "People's Choice Awards" to Be Broadcast Wednesday, JaN. 5, 2011, on the CBS Television Network
Mark Burnett returns as executive producer while Queen Latifah returns as host for the fifth consecutive year.

[09/20/10 - 10:48 AM]
Syfy Orders Script Development of Metadocs Drama Based on Platinum Studio's Comic Book Series
Michael Chernuchin is behind the project, to be co-produced by FremantleMedia and Landscape Films.

[09/20/10 - 10:34 AM]
Get a Taste of Nick! Comedy Central's(R) "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" Sketch Series Premieres October 12 at 10:00 P.M.
The new seven-episode series comes from Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions.

[09/20/10 - 08:52 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Returns September 25 with Snl Alum Amy Poehler & Chart-Topping Musical Guest Katy Perry
Plus: Bryan Cranston & Kanye West are set for October 2; Jane Lynch and Bruno Mars follow on October 9.

[09/20/10 - 08:45 AM]
Manning Bowl Ii Blowout Outrates Original "Manning Bowl" by 3%
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 19.

[09/20/10 - 08:18 AM]
Bam's World Domination Premieres on Spike TV Wednesday, October 13
The project showcases Margera and his friends' attempt to conquer one of the world's most infamous obstacle course races.

[09/20/10 - 05:37 AM]
It's "Glee" Against the Music When Britney Spears Guest-Stars on the Hit Series Tuesday, September 28, on Fox
In addition to a cameo, the cast will perform "Toxic," "...Baby One More Time" and "Me Against The Music."

[09/20/10 - 03:01 AM]
VH1's All New Web Cam Dance Competition Show 'Dance Cam Slam' Wants You!
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, October 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/20/10 - 12:19 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Lone Star" (FOX)

[09/20/10 - 12:18 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "The Event" and "Chase" (NBC)

[09/20/10 - 12:17 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii Five-0" (CBS)

[09/19/10 - 10:54 AM]
Frequently Asked Questions About Nielsen Ratings

[09/17/10 - 07:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 17
Updates include: Peter Tolan, J.J. Abrams land more projects; James Cameron brings "True Lies" to ABC; and a recurrence of cancer forces Andy Whitfield to depart Starz's "Spartacus."

[09/17/10 - 03:40 PM]
Wnba Finals' Viewership Rises for Second Straight Year
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA Finals coverage to date.







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[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
"We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that Joan would have wanted the franchise to continue," the network said. "Fashion Police will return in 2015 commencing with Golden Globes coverage on Monday, January 12."

[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
Get Ready for an "Awkward" Binge Sesh When MTV Airs the Hit Series in Its Entirety Beginning on Monday, September 22 at 8:30 AM ET/PT
Said marathon concludes with the premiere of the second-half of season 4 on Tuesday, September 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Justified" Arrests Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
The series returns for its sixth and final season in January 2015.

[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Kenny Chesney" Premieres Saturday, September 27 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Viewers can get a sneak peek of Chesney's "American Kids" performance exclusively on the CMT Artists App beginning tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET.

[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network's Hit Series "Regular Show" Is Back for a Not-So-Regular Sixth Season Premiering Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The Emmy-winning series was created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns to BBC America Saturday, October 4, 11:00 PM ET
In the premiere episode, Denzel Washington, Peter Capaldi and Gemma Arterton will join each other on Graham's infamous orange sofa.

[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Series Premiere on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is "a fun, fast-paced guide that catalogues the ways in which the .01 percent spend their money."