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[05/16/11 - 05:56 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping NBA Playoffs
ESPN's postseason coverage overshadows the competition on Friday.

[05/16/11 - 05:54 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Dominates for Second Week
Alongside "Mounted in Alaska," History takes the top two spots on Thursday.

[05/16/11 - 03:04 PM]
Flintstones! Meet "The Flintstones" on FOX: Modern Stone-Age Family Returns to Television in New Animated Series from Seth MacFarlane
Dan Palladino and Kara Vallow will also executive produce the series, due in 2013.

[05/16/11 - 02:35 PM]
Video: FOX Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/16/11 - 02:27 PM]
The Tween Comedy Series "So Random!," First Made Popular in "Sonny With A Chance," Begins to Air Sunday, June 5 (8:30 P.M., ET/PT) on Disney Channel
The series will "feature original comedic vignettes parodying pop culture and a wide variety of everyday life, big and small."

[05/16/11 - 12:55 PM]
Syfy Will Premiere New Reality Series, "Haunted Collector," Featuring Family of Paranormal Investigators Who Hunt Down Haunted Objects
The show's Wednesday, June 1 premiere will be bookended by a special "Ghost Hunters" and the season premiere of "Hollywood Treasure."

[05/16/11 - 12:42 PM]
TNT's Exclusive Coverage of Game #1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals Delivers Most-Viewed Game in Cable Television History
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/16/11 - 12:09 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces June Premiere Dates for Four New Original Series
On tap are "Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal" (June 6), "The Dr. Laura Berman Show" (June 6), "Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind" (June 17) and "Carson Nation" (June 25).

[05/16/11 - 11:58 AM]
Trump: "I Will Not Be Running for President"
"The Apprentice" host will return for the show's 12th season, due next year.

[05/16/11 - 11:44 AM]
GSN's Hit Original Series "Baggage," Hosted by Jerry Springer, Returns for a Third Sensational Season on June 6 at 7:30 P.M. ET
This season "promises outrageous baggage reveals that are more memorable than ever before."

[05/16/11 - 11:06 AM]
TV Land's New Original Sitcom "Happily Divorced" Starring Fran Drescher Starts Production on First Season
John Michael Higgins, Tichina Arnold, Rita Moreno, Robert Walden and Valente Rodriguez also star.

[05/16/11 - 11:05 AM]
TV Land Sizzles This Summer With New Episodes of "Hot in Cleveland" Beginning June 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
Upcoming guest stars include Cedric The Entertainer, Doris Roberts, John Mahoney, Buck Henry, George Wendt and Jennifer Love Hewitt.

[05/16/11 - 10:30 AM]
"Body of Proof" Star Dana Delany Live Tweeting During This Season's Finale, Tuesday, May 17
She'll be tweeting from @DanaDelany live from 10:00-11:00 p.m., PT in conjunction with the west coast broadcast of the finale.

[05/16/11 - 10:29 AM]
Marvel Entertainment & ABC Studios Announce "Castle" Hardcover Graphic Novel
Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick will co-write the novel, due in stores in September.

[05/16/11 - 10:14 AM]
Disney to Donate Almost One Million Dollars Globally With "Disney Friends for Change Games," Premiering June 24 on Disney Channel and June 27 on Disney XD
Over 30 Disney stars from around the globe will compete in a series of fun physical challenges inspired by everyday "green" acts.

[05/16/11 - 10:13 AM]
Disney XD Premieres Martial Arts-Themed Sitcom "Kickin' It" and Season Two of Reigning Hit "Pair of Kings," Monday, June 13
Plus: additional new episodes of "Kickin' It" will also air Tuesday, June 14 through Thursday, June 16, all at 8:30/7:30c.

[05/16/11 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Adds Quartet, The CW Wants "H8R" for 2011-12 Season
Dramas "The 2-2" (formerly "Rookies"), "Unforgettable" (formerly "The Rememberer"), Susannah Grant's "A Gifted Man" and comedy "How to Be a Gentleman" all make the cut.

[05/16/11 - 10:05 AM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/16/11 - 09:53 AM]
"Lingo," The Brand New Mystery-Word Game Show Hosted by Comedian Bill Engvall, Offers Players a Shot at $100,000
The series will air weeknights at 8:00/7:00c beginning June 6 on the cable channel.

[05/16/11 - 09:25 AM]
Two-Hour Season Finale of "Survivor: Redemption Island" Leads CBS to Sunday Win in Viewers and Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/16/11 - 09:25 AM]
PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of "American Masters 'Pearl Jam Twenty'" Airing Friday, October 21, 9 P.M. ET/PT
The Cameron Crowe documentary will kick off the first-ever PBS Arts Fall Festival.

[05/16/11 - 09:12 AM]
ABC Posts its Top Sunday in Over 2 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/16/11 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Goes Out on Top
The "Redemption Island" finale however falls just short of last year's "Heroes vs. Villains" closer.

[05/16/11 - 07:53 AM]
Reilly, Rice: "Terra Nova" Will Air This Fall; Other FOX Notes
Plus: the executives on "America's Most Wanted's" demotion; the cancellation of its bubble shows; and a proposed two-hour comedy block in March.

[05/16/11 - 07:52 AM]
A&E Greenlights New Original Series "Flipped" Featuring "Survivor" Russell Hantz
The series follows Hantz, along with his family, around the Houston area as they try to buy low, renovate cheap and sell high.

[05/16/11 - 07:34 AM]
DirecTV's The 101 Network Becomes The Audience Network on June 1
The Audience Network will be accessible in 19.4 million homes on channel number 239.

[05/16/11 - 05:30 AM]
FOX Announces Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Among the highlights: "Terra Nova" to kick off Mondays; "X Factor" set for Wednesdays, Thursdays; and Fridays to remain "Kitchen Nightmares," "Fringe."

[05/16/11 - 05:14 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ""Pirates of the Caribbean" Powers ABC
Plus: "SNL," hosted by Ed Helms, delivers a 4.9 rating/12 share in the metered markets.

[05/15/11 - 12:25 PM]
CBS Cancels "Bleep My Dad Says," "The Defenders" & "Mad Love"
The Eye announces its fall lineup on Wednesday, following FOX (Monday) and ABC (Tuesday) with The CW on Thursday.

[05/15/11 - 12:24 PM]
Greenblatt: "Apprentice" Will Be Back, With or Without Trump; Other NBC Notes
Plus: NBC's topper on "Chuck's" move to Fridays; its NFL contingency plans; holding "Smash" until midseason; and the future of the "Law & Order" franchise.

[05/15/11 - 12:13 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Whitney"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus an interview with Whitney Cummings.

[05/15/11 - 12:12 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Up All Night"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus interviews with Christina Applegate, Maya Rudolph and Will Arnett.

[05/15/11 - 12:11 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Smash"
Watch five clips from the pilot plus interviews with Debra Messing and Katherine McPhee.

[05/15/11 - 12:10 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Prime Suspect"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus interviews with Aidan Quinn and Maria Bello.

[05/15/11 - 12:09 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "The Playboy Club"
Watch four clips from the pilot plus interviews with Amber Heard, Eddie Cibrian and Hugh Hefner.

[05/15/11 - 12:08 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Grimm"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus interviews with David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby and Silas Weir Mitchell.

[05/15/11 - 12:07 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Free Agents"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus interviews with Hank Azaria and Kathryn Hahn.

[05/15/11 - 12:06 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "The Firm"
Watch an interview with author and executive producer John Grisham.

[05/15/11 - 12:05 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Best Friends Forever"
Watch two clips from the pilot plus an interview with Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair.

[05/15/11 - 12:04 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Bent"
Watch four clips from the pilot plus interviews with Amanda Peet and David Walton.

[05/15/11 - 12:03 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Awake"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus interviews with Jason Isaacs and Wilmer Vaderrama.

[05/15/11 - 12:02 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea"
Watch three clips from the pilot plus interviews with Chelsea Handler and Laura Prepon.

[05/15/11 - 10:46 AM]
NBC Unveils Fall Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Among the Peacock's changes: "Chuck" to Fridays and "Harry's Law" to Wednesdays plus a fall edition of "The Sing-Off" on Monday nights.

[05/14/11 - 09:40 AM]
TBS, Travel Channel Set Summer Schedules; Discovery Orders "Deception With Keith Barry" to Series
Newcomers include "Man v. Food Nation," "Sand Masters," "Mancations" and "Paranormal Challenge."

[05/14/11 - 09:11 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Super Finish for "Smallville"
The CW drama wraps with its most-watched episode since October.

[05/14/11 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Surges in its Season Finale and Grows Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 13.

[05/13/11 - 10:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13
Updates include: HBO renews "Treme"; Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts to run ABC's "Good Christian Belles"; and Robert De Niro in talks for Bernie Madoff telefilm.

[05/13/11 - 05:35 PM]
Contra Security Goes Back to School on the "Breaking In" Season Finale Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
Said finale moves from Wednesday, May 18 and bumps "Traffic Light's" swan song to Tuesday, May 31.

[05/13/11 - 05:34 PM]
ABC Announces Summer Show Premiere Date Changes
"101 Ways to Leave a Game Show," "Take the Money and Run" head to Tuesdays, "Expedition Impossible" lands on Thursdays and "Rookie Blue" to now return June 23.

[05/13/11 - 02:17 PM]
"Person of Interest," "Two Broke Girls" First to Series at CBS; Sarah Michelle Gellar-Led "Ringer" Shifts to The CW
Whitney Cummings and J.J. Abrams both get their second new series commitments for the 2011-12 season.







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[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
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[09/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
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[09/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
BBC America Presents the 2014 Britannia Awards Honorees
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[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Comedy Central's "@midnight" Joins New York Comedy Festival Lineup, Will Tape and Air Week of Shows in NYC
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[09/18/14 - 06:09 AM]
Darrell Hammond to Serve as New Announcer for "Saturday Night Live"
Hammond will take over the role from the late Don Pardo.

[09/18/14 - 05:54 AM]
Aubrey Plaza to Be Voice of Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" Premiering November 29
The infamous kitty with the hilariously woeful but endearing facial expression stars in her very own live-action Christmas movie this holiday season.

[09/17/14 - 10:00 PM]
Winner Voted of NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent"
The winner will headline "America's Got Talent Live" at The AXIS Powered by Monster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas (September 26 and 27).

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
ABC Family's "100 Days Until Christmas" Campaign a Social Media Hit on Facebook
"Pretty Little Liars" continues to be dominate on Twitter, ranking as TV's #1 most-tweeted TV drama series of Summer 2014.

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
The Viral Video Show That Started It All, "America's Funniest Home Videos," Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Maker Studios Content Partnership Anchored by Original Clip Show "ShayFV" Starring Shay Carl
The original content initiative extends an existing relationship between Vin Di Bona Productions and Maker Studios.

[09/17/14 - 01:34 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, September 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
President Clinton will preside over the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 21-24) in New York City.

[09/17/14 - 01:33 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Hits 22 Million Downloads with TV Everywhere Apps
The free, ad-supported TV Everywhere apps offer fans access to full episodes, movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A+E Networks HD programming.

[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.