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[11/30/10 - 06:59 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Dead" Rises for AMC
"Walking Dead" hits series highs for its penultimate episode this season.

[11/30/10 - 06:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 30
Updates include: Sarah Jones reports to FOX's "Alcatraz"; Idina Menzel to topline drama for ABC; and Kelly A. Manners joins Starz's "Torchwood."

[11/30/10 - 05:16 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of Nov. 22-28
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 22-28.

[11/30/10 - 05:13 PM]
ABC Family Delivers Best-Ever November Levels in Primetime in Total Viewers and Across Key Demographics
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/10 - 04:52 PM]
Disney XD Sets November Highs in Total Day and Prime
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/10 - 04:43 PM]
CBS Marks Thanksgiving Week With Its Ninth Win in 10 Weeks Among Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 22-28.

[11/30/10 - 04:32 PM]
ABC Places a Strong Second for the Week in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 22-28.

[11/30/10 - 03:58 PM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 7th Consecutive Month Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/10 - 03:57 PM]
ABC's Winter "Wipeout" Set to Premiere Thursday, January 6
The Alphabet formally announces the show's previously reported return date.

[11/30/10 - 03:52 PM]
Bravo Scores Best November in Network History With Double-Digit Growth Across Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/10 - 03:32 PM]
Oxygen Media Scores Best November and Youngest Month Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/10 - 03:20 PM]
"Sunday Night Football" Has Best November for Primetime NFL Package in 14 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/30/10 - 03:04 PM]
The Hub Presents Holiday Lineup Full of Family-Favorite Programs Including Two-Part Premiere of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series"
"The Haunting Hour" formally rolls out Saturday, December 25 at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c.

[11/30/10 - 02:49 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: College Football Sparks ESPN
A pair of primetime games puts the sports network on top.

[11/30/10 - 02:34 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Wins Holiday Victory
Jets/Bengals matchup coasts to victory on the league's cable channel.

[11/30/10 - 01:36 PM]
Jeffrey Donovan Set to Direct "Burn Notice" Prequel Movie Starring Bruce Campbell
Matt Nix will write and executive produce the film, due to air in Spring 2011.

[11/30/10 - 01:04 PM]
Dan Aykroyd Set to Guest Star on "The Defenders"
He'll play "a judge who comes to defense attorney Nick Morelli (Jim Belushi) in need of help."

[11/30/10 - 11:50 AM]
Marc Singer to Guest Star on ABC's "V"
Singer will be the second original cast member to appear on the series.

[11/30/10 - 11:49 AM]
New ABC Drama "Body of Proof" to Debut Tuesday, March 29, 2011
"Detroit 1-8-7" will complete its 18-run by the aforementioned date.

[11/30/10 - 11:19 AM]
MTV's "True Life" Returns to Uncover Experiences Relevent to Youth Culture
New episodes premiere Monday, December 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/30/10 - 11:17 AM]
"Parenthood" Earns the Biggest Percentage Jump from Live + Same Day to Live + 7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/30/10 - 10:35 AM]
Punkin Chunkin Splatters Simulcast Ratings Record for Discovery Channel, Science Channel
The Discovery and Science Channels spins the numbers for Thursday, November 25.

[11/30/10 - 10:27 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Breaks Premiere Week DVR Playback Record
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of November 8-14.

[11/30/10 - 10:25 AM]
FX Sets New Drama and Returning Comedy for January Launch
As expected, "Lights Out" will launch Tuesday, January 11 while "Archer" returns Thursday, January 27.

[11/30/10 - 10:24 AM]
Viewers Give Thanks for New "Gossip Girl" and "90210" on The CW
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, November 29.

[11/30/10 - 10:07 AM]
"When Vacations Attack!": On Sunday, November 28 at 8PM, the Unbelievable Turns Into the Unforgettable and It's All Caught On Tape
In the series, "viewers will witness how a slight turn of events can change a relaxing vacation with family and friends into a disastrous situation."

[11/30/10 - 10:02 AM]
"Firebreather" Smokes All Competition: #1 Telecast of the Night Among All Kids and Boys Demos 2-11, 6-11, 9-14
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 24.

[11/30/10 - 10:00 AM]
AMC Teams With Anchor Bay Entertainment for Home Entertainment Distribution for "The Walking Dead"
"Anchor Bay is the leading distributor for the horror genre, and we couldn't have a better partner as we expand into this lucrative new market," Marci Wiseman said.

[11/30/10 - 09:46 AM]
CBS Rebroadcasts Top First-Run Programming on the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 29.

[11/30/10 - 09:18 AM]
ABC Outdraws NBC and Fox on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 29.

[11/30/10 - 08:53 AM]
MTV Turns Red for World Aids Day, Calling on Young People to GYT (Get Yourself Tested)
Plus: look for the one-hour special "Me, Myself & HIV" on Wednesday, December 1 at 2pm ET/PT.

[11/30/10 - 08:42 AM]
New Morning Team for "The Early Show": Erica Hill and Chris Wragge Named Co-Anchors
The new team, which debuts January 3, will take over from Harry Smith, Maggie Rodriguez and Dave Price.

[11/30/10 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Enough for CBS Win
Plus: season highs for "Chuck," "Lie to Me," while "Skating With the Stars" takes a dive in week two.

[11/30/10 - 07:24 AM]
Performers and Presenters Added on "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live!! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)," Live Dec. 1 on CBS
Train, Justin Bieber, B.o.B, Miranda Lambert, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry are among the featured performers.

[11/30/10 - 06:40 AM]
Calling All Proud Parents! Enter Your Little One in the "Raising Hope" Casting Crawl
The winner receives a visit to the set and the chance to hang out with the cast and crew of the show.

[11/30/10 - 06:01 AM]
Brandy, Marisa Miller, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Jeffrey Ross, and the Cast of "Jersey Shore" Join "VH1 Divas Salute The Troops"
The join the previously announced Katy Perry, Sugarland, Keri Hilson, Nicki Minaj, Paramore and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals.

[11/30/10 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "Strange Days With Bob Saget" Star Bob Saget
The comedian's new A&E series launches tonight with back-to-back episodes.

[11/29/10 - 06:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 29
Updates include: Eliza Dushku joins TNT's "Bird Dog"; D.B. Sweeney to lead "Brain Trust" at TBS; and "Life Unexpected's" Kristoffer Polaha inks talent deal with CBS.

[11/29/10 - 05:50 PM]
TV Land Greenlights Production on Two New Scripted Original Pilots "Happily Divorced" and "Rip City"
The pair, from auspices Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobsen and Terri Minsky, join the previously announced "Ex Men."

[11/29/10 - 03:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Firebreather" Flies to Top
The Cartoon Network original was Thanksgiving Eve's most-watched program.

[11/29/10 - 02:36 PM]
ABC Beats a World Series-Boosted Fox for #2 in November
ABC further spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/29/10 - 02:15 PM]
USA Network Announces 2nd Annual Characters Unite Award Winners
Each honoree will be acknowledged during a hometown award ceremony and will receive a $5,000 grant.

[11/29/10 - 01:18 PM]
Bio Presents "Celebrity Life Coach" Featuring Actress Sean Young
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/29/10 - 01:17 PM]
"Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special," Featuring the Superstar in His Second HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Dec. 18
The special was taped before a live audience at the Chicago Theatre in October.

[11/29/10 - 01:16 PM]
CBS Renews "The Young and the Restless" for Three More Years
The veteran soap has been renewed through the 2013-2014 season.

[11/29/10 - 12:59 PM]
G4 Signs Exclusive Three-Year Partnership With ESA to Continue As Official Broadcaster of the E3 Expo Through 2013
"As the global epicenter of the gaming world, E3 Expo is one of the biggest and most important events of the year for G4's audience," said Neal Tiles.

[11/29/10 - 12:51 PM]
ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas Gift Guide App Keeps Holiday Shopping Full of Yuletide Cheer
The Emmy(R)-winning ABCFamily.com "provides a variety of entertainment and community options, from rich, fan-centric programming."

[11/29/10 - 12:32 PM]
Video: Simon's Back! Coming to America Fall 2011: "The X Factor"
View the first promo from the upcoming FOX series.

[11/29/10 - 11:56 AM]
Jay Leno Scores Nov. 15-19 Late-Night Ratings Wins With His Biggest Margins This Season Over "Late Show"
NBC spins the late-night ratings for the week of November 15-19.

[11/29/10 - 11:18 AM]
Food Network's Hit Series "Cupcake Wars" and "Aarti Party" Premiere Second Seasons
Both series will premiere new 13-episode second seasons this December.







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[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.