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[03/05/11 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline," "Defenders" Post Big Gains
Both series are up 25% from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[03/05/11 - 12:31 AM]
Live at the Paley Festival: AMC's "The Walking Dead"
Check out our recap of night one of The 28th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/04/11 - 11:22 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Shore" Rises In Latest Victory
MTV's powerhouse posts its best numbers in three weeks.

[03/04/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 4
Updates include: Chris Egan is ABC's "Poe"; Jim Caviezel to topline "Person of Interest" for CBS; and David Walton, Becki Newton are the latest to book pilots in second position.

[03/04/11 - 12:31 PM]
G4 to Encore "The Event's" Return on Thursday, March 10
NBC's freshman drama resumes on Monday, March 7 with back-to-back episodes.

[03/04/11 - 12:30 PM]
World Premiere of the Epic Eight-Part Movie Event "The Kennedys" Begins Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8pm ET and at 8pm PT
Parts 3-6 will air Tuesday, April 5 - Friday, April 8 with episodes 7-8 back-to-back on Sunday, April 10.

[03/04/11 - 12:29 PM]
Animal Planet Packs a Punch With Innovative and Creative Marketing Campaign for "Taking on Tyson"
The six-part docudrama debuts this Sunday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/04/11 - 11:24 AM]
Spike TV to Premiere the Animated Special "Charlie Sheen's Winningest Moments" Wednesday, March 9 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Using the latest animation from the Taiwanese production company, Next Media Animation, the special will be a countdown of 10 to 12 of Sheen's most outlandish moments.

[03/04/11 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Bumps "Take the Money and Run" to Summer
The series, from Jerry Bruckheimer and Bertram van Munster, was originally set to launch Thursday, April 14.

[03/04/11 - 09:32 AM]
HBO Presents "Game of Thrones" Exclusive Preview April 3
The 15-minute special, airing at 9:00/8:00c, will lead into part three of "Mildred Pierce."

[03/04/11 - 08:55 AM]
"Colin Quinn Long Story Short," Starring the Comic in His Hit Broadway Show, Debuts April 9, Exclusively on HBO
John Moffitt directed the special, which was taped before a live audience at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York City in February.

[03/04/11 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Crushes Repeat Competition
The two-hour broadcast posts the best non-sports numbers on a Thursday night in four years.

[03/04/11 - 07:04 AM]
John Stamos to Guest Star on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Terrence Howard and Lori Singer to also stop by while Diane Neal and Jeremy Irons will make return appearances.

[03/03/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 3
Updates include: James Callis, Matt Long report to NBC's "17th Precinct"; Ben Aldridge is "Heavenly" for The CW; and Ginnifer Goodwin is Snow White in ABC's "Once Upon a Time."

[03/03/11 - 10:12 PM]
Who Do You Love? "American Idol" Top 13 Finalists Revealed
On Wednesday, March 9, America's Top 13 will take the stage to perform songs by their favorite artists.

[03/03/11 - 04:25 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Top Chef" Leads Demo Race
FX's "Justified" however is last night's most-watched program on cable.

[03/03/11 - 03:26 PM]
Discovery Channel #1 Cable Network; "Sons of Guns" #1 Cable Program Among Men in Wednesday Primetime
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 2.

[03/03/11 - 01:49 PM]
NBC to Broadcast New Star-Studded Special on March 28 That Reunites All Living Former Presidents at Gala to Honor American Service and Volunteerism
The one-hour special will air Monday, March 28 at 8:00/7:00c in place of "Chuck."

[03/03/11 - 12:23 PM]
TLC Airs New Special "William and Kate: Inside the Royal Wedding" on Sunday, March 27
The one-hour special, airing at 10:00/9:00c, "takes you inside the social event of the new millennium."

[03/03/11 - 12:11 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Finish #1 vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Ratings Week of Feb. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 21-25.

[03/03/11 - 11:54 AM]
Video: Brand New Trailer from "Camelot," Premiering on Starz April 1 at 10pm ET/PT
Joseph Fiennes, Jamie Campbell Bower and Eva Green star.

[03/03/11 - 11:41 AM]
Dave Salmoni Named Host of ABC's Epic Summer Series, "Expedition Impossible"
The series will "feature 13 teams of 3, racing on an expedition across vast deserts, over snow capped mountains and through raging rivers."

[03/03/11 - 10:59 AM]
BBC America Unveils Its "Royally Mad" Final Five
The two-part special premieres Tuesday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/03/11 - 10:58 AM]
Timber's Toughest Are Back! "American Loggers" Returns Friday, March 4 at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery
"[The series] continues Discovery's blockbuster Friday nights, bringing characters with grit, families with issues and stories that pull you in and keep you glued," said Clark Bunting.

[03/03/11 - 10:38 AM]
Mavis Staples Performs with Gospel Group Committed; Deitrick Haddon and Boney James Also Perform at "42nd NAACP Image Awards" Friday, March 4, Live on FOX
Other additions include Angela Bassett, Roslyn M. Brock, Loretta Devine, Jason Derülo, Kat Graham, Dulé Hill, Anthony Mackie, Judge Greg Mathis, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Sandra Oh, Russell Peters and Anika Noni Rose.

[03/03/11 - 10:27 AM]
Lifetime Marks "Army Wives'" March 6 Return to Raise Funds for Military Families Through Social Media Partnership With BroadCause.com
Formed by a group of military spouses in 2008, Blue Star Families raises awareness of the challenges of military family life.

[03/03/11 - 09:54 AM]
"Drop Dead Diva" Starts Production on Season 3 With Guest Stars Paula Abdul, LeAnn Rimes and Wendy Williams
Additionally, the premiere episode will feature a musical dream sequence choreographed by "So You Think You Can Dance's" Keith "Tyce" Diorio.

[03/03/11 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Wednesday Rises: "Survivor," "Criminal Minds," "Suspect Behavior" All Up Versus Last Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 2.

[03/03/11 - 09:21 AM]
NBC.com Is #1 Website Among Competitive Broadcast Networks for 2010
NBC.com and its NBC network series sites delivered 8.3 million unique visitors per month on average in 2010.

[03/03/11 - 09:12 AM]
ABC's Wednesday is Up Year-to-Year for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 2.

[03/03/11 - 09:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Traffic Light" Hits Series High Behind "Idol"
A special Wednesday broadcast of the freshman comedy is its most-watched installment to date.

[03/03/11 - 08:53 AM]
Lifetime to Debut "Glamour Belles" on Wednesday, April 6
Also on tap: unscripted specials "Playdates" and "Cheer! Mini All-Stars" on Tuesday, April 12.

[03/03/11 - 08:02 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts the Largest Yearly Increase of Any Late-Night Broadcast Program in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 21-25.

[03/03/11 - 07:48 AM]
Welcome Back!!! John Travolta and the Cast of "Welcome Back, Kotter" to Receive 35th Anniversary Award at the "TV Land Awards 2011"
John Travolta will reunite with co-stars Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ron Palillo and Marcia Strassman to accept the 35th Anniversary Award.

[03/03/11 - 07:47 AM]
MTV's Hilarious Game Show "Silent Library" Returns on Monday, March 28th at 7:00PM ET/PT
Plus: special sneak peek episodes featuring the "Jersey Shore" cast and Jimmy Fallon with band The Roots will air on Friday, March 25 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/03/11 - 07:12 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Series "Auction Hunters" Returns for a Second Season Tuesady, April 5 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT
20 new episodes will roll out on Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/03/11 - 06:39 AM]
Mark Harmon Set to Star in USA Network Original Movie "Prey"
The two-hour movie is based on the best-selling series of novels by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Sandford.

[03/02/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 2
Updates include: Kyle Bornheimer, Martin Henderson land pilots in second position; Sarah Paulson to topline Kari Lizer's NBC comedy; and Alexandra Breckenridge to star in The CW's "Cooper & Stone."

[03/02/11 - 03:21 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Wins Tight Demo Race
BET's "The Game" however is the most-watched program on cable last night.

[03/02/11 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Television Special "Rascal Flatts: Nothing Like This Presented by JCPenney," Boasts Special Guests Natasha Bedingfield and Justin Bieber, March 12
Bieber will appear in a never before seen clip of the Flatts-Bieber video "That Should Be Me," as well as in behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the video.

[03/02/11 - 01:07 PM]
ABC News and People Magazine Present: "Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time"
Tom Bergeron and Cynthia McFadden will host the two-hour special, airing Tuesday, March 22 at 9:00/8:00c on ABC.

[03/02/11 - 12:20 PM]
"The Vampire Diaries" and "Chuck" to Appear at C2E2 2011, The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
Stars and creators from both series will appear at panels on Saturday, March 19.

[03/02/11 - 11:56 AM]
NBC Announces Grammy Winner Christina Aguilera as Musician Coach of New Series "The Voice"
Aguilera joins previously announced musician coaches Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine.

[03/02/11 - 10:52 AM]
"Deadliest Catch" Returns Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 9 PM (ET/PT) on Discovery Channel
"'Deadliest Catch' has the best storytelling on television," said the network's Clark Bunting.

[03/02/11 - 10:46 AM]
Season 3 Premiere of Disney XD's "Zeke and Luther" Hits Series Highs Among Total Viewers and Target Kid and Boy Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, February 28.

[03/02/11 - 09:22 AM]
HBO Miniseries' "Mildred Pierce," Starring Kate Winslet, Debuts March 27
The five-part event will air across three consecutive Sundays on the pay channel.

[03/02/11 - 09:17 AM]
"NCIS" Delivers More Than 19 Million Viewers, Retaining 90% of Last Week's Audience Opposite "American Idol"
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 1.

[03/02/11 - 09:08 AM]
MTV Taps Comedian Donald Glover as First-Ever Host of the "mtvU Woodie Awards"
"I'm really excited to be hosting The Woodies, (insert joke about award sounding like a penis)," said Glover.

[03/02/11 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Special Bumps "Raising Hope" to Series High
Plus: ABC remains stuck in fourth place despite a boost from Charlie Sheen on "20/20."

[03/02/11 - 08:54 AM]
HBO Expands Authenticated Online Video Destination, HBO Go(R), Offering More than 1400 Titles to HBO Subscribers
HBO Go now gives online viewers immediate access to virtually all of HBO's programming inventory.







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[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
Spectrum Originals Anthology Series "Manhunt: Deadly Games" Produced by Lionsgate Television to Debut February 3
All 10 episodes of the one-hour anthology series from Lionsgate Television will drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum's On Demand platform.

[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Orders Investigative Doc "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" for 2020 Programming Slate
Other highlights include: five new movies based on V.C. Andrews' Ruby Landry series for the 2020 TV season.

[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
History(R) Announces "Black Patriots" from Executive Producer and NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Honoring African American Heroes Who Fought on the Frontlines of the Revolutionary War for United States Independence
The one-hour documentary premieres Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Groundbreaking Documentary "Auschwitz Untold" Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
The documentary depicts the chilling story of the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jews by combining newly colorized footage from the Holocaust and rare, first person interviews with survivors.

[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Epic Three-Night Miniseries Event "Washington" Presidents' Day Weekend Beginning Sunday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
The project is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
National Geographic Builds on Power of Its Diverse Slate with Season Pickups of Franchise Series "Brain Games," "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" and "Life Below Zero"
Also on tap: an all-new eight-part spin-off series, "Life Below Zero: Next Generation," which is slated to premiere on National Geographic in 2021.

[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
National Geographic Unveils the Field Ready Program
National Geographic today unveiled the Field Ready Program to promote diversity and inclusion, providing a clear path for a new generation of people interested in working behind the camera in global television production.

[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Rings in the New Decade and Its 10th Anniversary by Announcing Robust Slate of New Series and Specials
Celebrating its 10th year on the air, the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages celebrates its wild achievements throughout the past decade by announcing its robust 2020 programming slate.

[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day With Two World Premiere Specials: "Born Wild: Earth Day Live" and "Jane Goodall: The Hope"
At National Geographic, the Earth Day celebration will harness the company's full portfolio to make an impactful difference for the planet.

[01/17/20 - 08:37 PM]
National Geographic's "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" Presents a Triumphant Voyage Through Humanity's Past and Present and Maps a Hopeful Vision of Our Future
40 years after it was introduced to a global audience, this epic voyage reaches new heights of adventure with the highly anticipated third season.

[01/17/20 - 08:35 PM]
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This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted limited series on the life of Aretha Franklin.

[01/17/20 - 01:45 PM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Docuseries "Dear... " from Emmy and Peabody Award Winner R.J. Cutler
The 10-episode series will profile internationally recognized leaders including Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more.

[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
Freeform Announces March 18 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Motherland: Fort Salem"
The series is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Is Feeling the Love with "Love However the FF You Want," Beginning Feb. 8
Anchoring this new campaign is Freeform's first Valentine's Day original film, "The Thing About Harry," which premieres Saturday, February 15.