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[05/17/11 - 07:08 PM]
CBS Renews "Rules of Engagement," The CW Piles on Reality
"The Frame" and "Re-Modeled" will join "H8R" are part of The CW's 2011-12 season lineup.

[05/17/11 - 04:01 PM]
Actor and Comedian Kevin Hart to Host This Year's "BET Awards" Premiering Sunday, June 26 at 8 p.m.
Leading the pack this year is Chris Brown with six nominations followed by Lil Wayne with five nods.

[05/17/11 - 03:01 PM]
"American Chopper" Delivers Highest Numbers This Season
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 02:40 PM]
Video: ABC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/17/11 - 02:36 PM]
Bravo Shatters Records as "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Delivers Highest Rated Season Premiere in Network History With 2.02 Million Adults 18-49
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Cancels "Suspect Behavior," Renews "CSI: NY"; The CW Keeps "One Tree Hill," "Nikita," Drops "Hellcats"
Plus: "Secret Circle" and "Hart of Dixie" are a go at The CW while Ed Zuckerman to run CBS's "Blue Bloods."

[05/17/11 - 12:27 PM]
"Bobby Fischer Against the World," Tracing the Life of the Troubled Chess Genius from Brilliant Beginning to Shocking Endgame, Debuts June 6, Exclusively on HBO
The film kicks off the pay channel's summer documentary series, debuting a provocative new special every Monday through August 15.

[05/17/11 - 12:26 PM]
"The 2011 Billboard Music Awards" to Honor Legendary Singer Neil Diamond With the Icon Award, Sunday, May 22 on ABC
Plus: Kylie Minogue, Matthew Morrison, Joe Jonas, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Tim Allen added as presenters.

[05/17/11 - 12:17 PM]
New "Victorious" Scores 4.2 Million Viewers, Takes Week's Top Spot with Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 12:13 PM]
Al Madrigal Joins as Contributor on Comedy Central's(R) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" With His First Appearance Tonight at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
The actor/comedian will address the topic of immigration with Jon Stewart in the studio.

[05/17/11 - 12:01 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers and Adults 25-54 in the Next-to-Last Full Week of the 2010-2011 Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 10:56 AM]
"Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman" Returns for an Awe-Inspiring Second Season This June on Science
The show's 10-episode sophomore run begins Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/17/11 - 10:54 AM]
Friday the 13th Program Event Scares Up Record Performance, Huge Audience Gains for the Hub TV Network Led by Marathon of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series"
The Hub spins the numbers for Friday, May 13.

[05/17/11 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 10:29 AM]
The Highly-Anticipated Starz Original, "Torchwood: Miracle Day," Boasts Notable Guest Star Line-Up Including C. Thomas Howell, Wayne Knight, Ernie Hudson, Frances Fisher and Mare Winningham
Also on tap: "Star Trek" franchise alums Nana Visitor and John DeLancie.

[05/17/11 - 10:27 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off the Summer Season With Four Day Memorial Day Movie Marathon, May 27-30, Featuring "Star Trek" Weekend
"Mega Piranha," "Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus" and "Malibu Shark Attack" kick off the weekend on Friday, May 27.

[05/17/11 - 10:26 AM]
Discovery's "Killing Bin Laden" #1 Program Sunday Night Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/17/11 - 09:54 AM]
"The Voice" Was the #3 Primetime Show in Adults 18-49 for the Week of May 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 09:11 AM]
CBS's Monday Season Finales Post Week-to-Week Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 09:11 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Finale Hits a 14-Month High/"DWTS" Marks Most-Watched Season Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "House," "How I Met Your Mother" Post Big Gains
Both series are up 20% from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[05/17/11 - 08:07 AM]
Bio Premieres "Celebrity Ghost Stories" & "Celebrity Close Calls" on June 18
The series will air back-to-back on Saturday nights beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/17/11 - 07:17 AM]
Video: ABC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Pilot Clips
Check back later this afternoon for the full-length trailers from the actual upfront presentation.

[05/17/11 - 07:04 AM]
Lee: "Cougar Town" to Air Tuesdays Once "Dancing" Ends; Other ABC Notes
Plus: the ABC chief on canceling "Brothers & Sisters"; episodic commitments for the new season; and when to expect some of its midseason shows.

[05/17/11 - 05:03 AM]
ABC Unveils Fall Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Newcomers include "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Missing," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

[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.







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[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.