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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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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
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Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
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[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
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First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.