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[11/27/11 - 08:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Once Again Lifts ABC
Plus: a rebroadcast of the Melissa McCarthy-hosted "SNL" posts its best repeat numbers since July 16.

[11/26/11 - 09:42 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Iron Man" Paves Way for FOX Win
The feature bests "Shrek the Third" on ABC and "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" on NBC.

[11/26/11 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "Shrek the Third" is Friday's Most-Watched Movie/ABC's 20/20 Wins at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 25.

[11/25/11 - 08:59 AM]
The 85th Annual "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Averages a 12.4 Rating, 26 Share in Households in the 56 Local Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 24.

[11/25/11 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" Ranks #1 and Improves its Slot by Wide Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 24.

[11/25/11 - 08:51 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Repeats Top Holiday Specials
An encore of "The Big Bang Theory" is the night's top program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/11 - 06:00 AM]
Video: "American Idol" Season 11 Auditions First Look
The new season kicks off Sunday, January 22 following the NFC Championship Playoff Game on FOX.

[11/24/11 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Wins Wednesday with Strongest Thanksgiving Eve in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 23.

[11/24/11 - 08:42 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins November Sweeps Finale
The Alphabet, despite the usual pre-holiday declines, bounces back in front of FOX.

[11/23/11 - 10:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 23
Updates include: T.J. Miller is FOX's "Little Brother"; Dee Johnson joins Starz's "Boss" as co-showrunner; and "Desperate Housewives" alums to return for finale.

[11/23/11 - 09:31 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 23
FOX details the show's latest elimination installment.

[11/23/11 - 01:25 PM]
NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Gives One Lucky Military Audience Member a Chance to Win a Role on New Network Comedy "Are You There, Chelsea?" at Tonight's (November 23) Show
Series title star Chelsea Handler - along with Ross Matthews - will serve as the judges for the competition.

[11/23/11 - 12:48 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces Four Upcoming Guest Co-Hosts
Jerry O'Connell, Josh Groban, Jonah Hill and Derek Hough are all on tap in the coming weeks.

[11/23/11 - 11:25 AM]
NBC's "The Sing-Off" Calls on America to Vote for Its Winner and Announces Smokey Robinson and Flo Rida as Special Guest Performers for the Season Finale and Holiday Special
The series, which began with 16 groups, culminates with a live finale on Monday, November 28.

[11/23/11 - 11:00 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Offers Two Exclusive Free Downloads This Week on ABC.com
On tap are "Hold On" by Alabama Shakes from tonight's "Revenge" plus Mark Isham's episodic score from Sunday's "Once Upon a Time."

[11/23/11 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Wins Tuesday with Season Highs/"Dancing" is the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 22.

[11/23/11 - 09:01 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Mobbed" Host Howie Mandel
FOX's flash mob series returns with an all-new special tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/23/11 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's mainstay however is down considerably from a year ago, posting its worst fall finale numbers to date.

[11/22/11 - 11:01 PM]
Filming Begins on Cinemax Suspense Series "Nemesis," Starring Melissa George and Created by Frank Spotnitz
Also featured are Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane, Morven Christie, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Lex Shrapnel, Uriel Emil, Patrick Malahide, Stephen Campbell Moore and Oscar Kennedy.

[11/22/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 22
Updates include: NBC greenlights Sarah Silverman comedy pilot; Ewan McGregor joins HBO's "The Corrections"; and Cuba Gooding Jr. to star in ABC's "Crew Six."

[11/22/11 - 04:06 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Coasts to 11th Consecutive Victory
ESPN's football franchise continues to overshadow the competition.

[11/22/11 - 03:03 PM]
Discovery Channel's "American Chopper: Junior vs. Senior" Drives Stellar Ratings on Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 02:43 PM]
The CW Gets Into the Holiday Spirit With Specials Featuring Muppets, Grandma and That Other Reindeer
"Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer," "Olive, The Other Reindeer" and "A Muppet Christmas: Letters to Santa" are on tap later this month.

[11/22/11 - 02:06 PM]
ABC Stands as Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 10th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 02:00 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night in All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 01:49 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Dead" Extends Win Streak to Six
AMC's hit drama has been cable's top demo draw on Sunday each week this season.

[11/22/11 - 12:47 PM]
New Season of E!'s Hit Series "Kourtney & Kim Take New York" Premieres Sunday, November 27 at 10PM ET/PT
The cable channel details the new season of the series, which will expand to hour-long episodes.

[11/22/11 - 12:44 PM]
Finale Earns ESPN's Largest NASCAR Sprint Cup Viewership Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, November 20.

[11/22/11 - 11:49 AM]
It's No Joke! CBS's Hit "I Get That A Lot," Featuring Popular Celebrities Pranking Everyday People, Returns With a One-Hour Special on Wednesday, Jan. 18
Pamela Anderson, Jerry Springer, Pauley Perrette, Apolo Ohno, Ty Pennington and Dr. Drew Pinsky are featured in the latest installment.

[11/22/11 - 11:48 AM]
ABC Beats a "World Series"-Boosted Fox During November in Total Viewers And Ranks No. 1 During the Month for the 7th Year in a Row in Women 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/22/11 - 11:32 AM]
"Grimm" and "Up All Night" Are the #1 New Drama and #1 New Comedy Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/22/11 - 11:31 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 11:30 AM]
A Record 8.9 Million Viewers Tune In and Celebrate the Holiday Traditions With Hallmark Channel's Trio of New Original Christmas Movies
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20.

[11/22/11 - 11:21 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Brings You "Marry Me Monday" on Monday, February 6 and Monday, February 13
Viewers are being given the chance to propose to their significant other during a commercial break on said dates.

[11/22/11 - 11:11 AM]
MTV2 Serves Up "Big Black Friday" Top 25 Countdown of "Rob & Big" and "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" Friday, November 25th from 11am - Midnight ET/PT
Christopher "Big Black" Boykin and Chanel West Coast co-host the stunt.

[11/22/11 - 11:10 AM]
E! Entertainment Special: Countdown To Mindless Behavior Premieres November 23rd at 8 PM on E!
The 30-minute special takes a close look at the teen quartet at a pivotal moment in their careers - just as their star is about to explode.

[11/22/11 - 11:09 AM]
Disney Channel is Cable's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:42 AM]
Christmas Comes a Little Early This Year, As ABC Comedies Celebrate the Season December 6 & 7
The Alphabet further details its holiday-themed installments of "Last Man Standing," "The Middle," "Suburgatory," "Modern Family" and "Happy Endings."

[11/22/11 - 10:34 AM]
BBC America Greenlights New Adventure Cooking Series "No Kitchen Required"
The 10-episode series joins previous pick-ups "Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton," "The Nerdist," "Richard Hammond's Crash Course" and "Copper."

[11/22/11 - 10:27 AM]
truTV Marks the Network's Youngest-Ever Weekly Primetime Median Age
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:24 AM]
ABC Finishes a Strong Second in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:18 AM]
FOX on Track to Win November Sweep
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:04 AM]
NBC Sports Group Presents Fight Night Boxing Series
The quarterly series will premiere Saturday, January 21 on the NBC Sports Network (which will be renamed from Versus on January 2).

[11/22/11 - 09:38 AM]
GSN (Game Show Network) Acquires Exclusive Off-Network Rights to ABC's "Dancing With the Stars"
GSN has acquired seasons 4 through 13 (season 13 will air its final episode tonight on ABC), and will begin airing them in January 2012.

[11/22/11 - 09:25 AM]
"Two and a Half Men" and "Mike & Molly" Sweep Their Time Periods, Delivering Their Largest Audiences Since October
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 09:14 AM]
"CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings" on Saturday, December 4 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
Conan O'Brien, Seth MacFarlane, Tyra Banks, Russell Brand and Shaquille O'Neal are among those featured on the one-hour special.

[11/22/11 - 09:07 AM]
CBS's Scripted Series Dominate the Week, Leading Network to Sweep in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Men" Still Reigns Over Adults 18-49
CBS is the network to beat in the key demographic while ABC is the most-watched outlet.

[11/22/11 - 08:41 AM]
Interview: "Covert Affairs" Creators Matt Corman & Chris Ord
The duo look back at - and tease what's ahead on - their hit USA drama, which continues tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/22/11 - 08:04 AM]
Robert A. Iger Names George Bodenheimer ESPN Executive Chairman, John Skipper ESPN President
Bodenheimer, currently President of ESPN and ABC Sports and Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks, will relinquish his day-to-day operating responsibilities January 1.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
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[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.