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[12/30/11 - 10:52 AM]
Jay Leno Generates Season-High Margins of Victory and Jimmy Fallon Delivers His Biggest Overall Audience in Nearly Two Years During the Week of Dec. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 19-23.

[12/30/11 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang" Wins Repeat Wars for CBS
The veteran comedy is the top draw in total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[12/30/11 - 07:38 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Scores its 2nd-Most-Watched Quarter in its 9-Year History
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the fourth quarter of 2011.

[12/30/11 - 07:37 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Firm" (NBC)

[12/29/11 - 02:56 PM]
Syfy Will Launch Being Human "Temptation Is a Beast" Marketing Campaign in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve
The show's second season kicks off Monday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/29/11 - 12:57 PM]
Networks of NBCUniversal Announce "Decision 2012" Political Coverage of Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary
Top anchors and correspondents from NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo will report from these key early states.

[12/29/11 - 12:54 PM]
A&E Posts Best Year in Network History
A&E spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/29/11 - 09:46 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Win All-Repeat Race for CBS
A rebroadcast of "Criminal Minds" is the night's most-watched program.

[12/29/11 - 09:17 AM]
The Doctor Is in As "House" Kicks Off Its Run on Oxygen With a New Year's Day Marathon
Airings from all eight seasons will then shift to Friday evenings at 6:00/5:00c.

[12/29/11 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's Repeat Comedy Line-up Dominates Fox's Comedy Encores
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 28.

[12/29/11 - 07:40 AM]
What the Frak Is Going On, "Portlandia?"
IFC is releasing ten limited edition prints this season, one for each episode of "Portlandia."

[12/29/11 - 07:39 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Rob" (CBS)

[12/28/11 - 03:26 PM]
Saints-Falcons "MNF" Finale Helps ESPN Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 26 and the season to date.

[12/28/11 - 12:51 PM]
Across Q4 2011, Adult Swim Ranks As Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/28/11 - 12:50 PM]
2011 is ABC Family's #1 Year in Prime Across All Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/28/11 - 12:24 PM]
Peter Pan Returns to Never Land in First-Ever Primetime Special of Disney Junior's #1 Series, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," Premiering Monday, February 13 on Disney Channel
Featuring six original songs, the special "finds Peter Pan returning to Pirate Island to enlist Jake, Izzy, Cubby and Skully in finding his lost shadow."

[12/28/11 - 11:42 AM]
TV Land Adopts New Tagline "Laugh More"
Plus: Dr. Lee Berk has released a breakthrough study showing a direct correlation between laughter and the positive effects on the body and mind.

[12/28/11 - 11:14 AM]
ABC's "Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special" and "A Chipmunk Christmas" are Mondays' Top Broadcast Programs in Their Slots in Kids
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/28/11 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 19-25 in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/28/11 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Runs in a Near Tie for No. 1 on Tuesday in Adults 18-49 and Posts Double-Digit Week-to-Week and Year-to-Year Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 27.

[12/28/11 - 10:18 AM]
MTV's "NYE in NYC 2012" Welcomes Season Six Winners I.a.M.m.E. from "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" on December 31 at 11:00PM ET
Plus: Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano are sure to provide a dance club atmosphere by spinning some of the hottest dance songs of 2011.

[12/28/11 - 10:16 AM]
Countdown of the Top 40 Performances in Last 40 Years on "New Year's Rockin' Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party," Airing Saturday, December 31 (8:00-10:00 P.M., ET) on ABC
The special "will look back at the amazing moments from four decades of ringing in the New Year."

[12/28/11 - 09:34 AM]
FOX Finishes the Fall Ranked No. 1 Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/28/11 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Wins Repeat Race for CBS
Alongside "The 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," the Eye takes home top honors last night.

[12/28/11 - 08:26 AM]
Video: Taiwanese News Network Creates Animated Catch Up on "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret" Season 1!
The David Cross-led comedy returns Friday, January 6 at 10:30/9:30c.

[12/28/11 - 08:25 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Touch" (FOX)

[12/27/11 - 12:42 PM]
MTV Closes an Amazing Year in Animation With the Season Finales of "Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head" and "Good Vibes," Airing on Thursday, December 29 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Back-to-back episodes "Good Vibes" follow at 10:30/9:30c featuring a special appearance by the band OK Go.

[12/27/11 - 11:01 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Sets a Record as TV's Biggest Gainer in DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 5-11.

[12/27/11 - 10:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Prove to Be Enough for CBS Win
The Eye holds off various originals on ABC and NBC last night.

[12/27/11 - 09:12 AM]
Video: Premiere Episode of the New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "House of Lies" Available Online Now
The Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell-led half-hour premieres Sunday, January 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/27/11 - 08:55 AM]
AMC Renews "Hell on Wheels" for Season Two
The original series reigns as the second highest rated series on AMC, averaging 3.2 million viewers and 1.5 million Adults 25-54.

[12/27/11 - 08:32 AM]
Tracey Gold, Bug Hall, Ethan Phillips and Edward Furlong Will Star in New Syfy Saturday Original Movie "Arachnoquake"
In the film, massive earthquakes unleash giant albino spiders who go on a murderous rampage through New Orleans.

[12/27/11 - 08:31 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Missing" (ABC)

[12/26/11 - 09:09 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Delivers Christmas Victory for NBC
The Packers/Bears showdown helps the Peacock coast to a victory last night.

[12/26/11 - 09:08 AM]
NBA Christmas Day Quadrupleheader Delivers for ABC & ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, December 25.

[12/26/11 - 08:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Is "Wonderful" on Christmas Eve
The Peacock's annual presentation of "It's a Wonderful Life" tops the night.

[12/26/11 - 07:25 AM]
Bears-Packers Christmas Night Game on "Sunday Night Football" Earns 12.6 Overnight Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 25.

[12/24/11 - 09:10 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Holiday Specials Hand ABC Demo Win
A rebroadcast of "Shrek the Halls" is the night's top adults 18-49 draw.

[12/23/11 - 11:18 AM]
Time Change for Hallmark Channel Original Movies "Fixing Pete," "A Taste of Romance" and "Cupid"
Said trio, originally set to air at 9:00/8:00c, will now run at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/23/11 - 08:55 AM]
"The X Factor" Key Stats: Ratings & Social Media/Pop Culture Impact
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/23/11 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Goes Out on Top
The show's season finale marks its highest-rated Thursday telecast since October 6.

[12/22/11 - 10:04 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for Season Finale
Find out who took home a $5 million recording contract with Sony Music and an iconic Pepsi commercial.

[12/22/11 - 02:27 PM]
"American Horror Story Ends" Its First Season on a High Note - 3.22 Million Total Viewers Is Tops for Season One
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 21.

[12/22/11 - 02:04 PM]
Emmy-Nominated "Whale Wars" Returns to the Antarctic Battleground for Fifth Season
The series will return in June on Animal Planet with a yet-to-be-determined number of episodes.

[12/22/11 - 01:19 PM]
"Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" Season 3 Premieres Friday, January 6th on TLC
Plus: look for specials "Jig" (January 8), "I Cloned My Pet" (January 11) and "World's Smallest Storm Chasers" (January 15) in the new year.

[12/22/11 - 12:12 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Unwraps Its Biggest Overall Audience Since May
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, December 17.

[12/22/11 - 11:59 AM]
Jay Leno Out-Delivers the Time Period's ABC and CBS Competition in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Other Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 12-16.

[12/22/11 - 11:35 AM]
Tori and Dean Take on a Marie Antoinette Wedding in an Original "Tori and Dean Wedding Special" Airing on Oxygen Tuesday, December 27 at 10 PM ET/PT
The "Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings" installment will air in place of "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood" on said night.

[12/22/11 - 10:01 AM]
Justin Bieber and Carlos Santana to Perform Special Collaboration Live from New York on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012"
Also on tap: Beyoncé, Robin Thicke, The Band Perry, blink-182, Florence + The Machine, Gym Class Heroes, LMFAO, OneRepublic, Nicki Minaj, Taio Cruz and will.i.am.

[12/22/11 - 09:23 AM]
"Nightline" Ranks as the #1 Show in Late-Night Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18-49 Season-to-Date
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 12-16.

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[10/13/15 - 11:28 AM]
Video: WGN America Unveils Provocative First Trailer for the Highly Anticipated New Drama "Outsiders"
David Morse, Thomas M. Wright and Ryan Hurst co-star in the series, premiering in early 2016.

[10/13/15 - 11:27 AM]
DIY Network Premieres "Miami Flip" on October 21
In the series, licensed contractor and fearless renovator Carolina Sullivan showcases her keen eye for buying low and selling high as she and her team gut outdated Miami properties and renovate them into gorgeous modern homes to sell.

[10/13/15 - 11:22 AM]
Hallmark Channel Reaps Top Ratings with Premiere of Latest Original Movie, "Harvest Moon"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/13/15 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Television Network Gives Hit New Drama Series "Quantico" a Full Season Order
Season to date, "Quantico" ranks as Sunday's No. 1 scripted broadcast show in Adults 18-49, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 44%.

[10/13/15 - 10:41 AM]
Starz Shocks Fans with a Surprise Screening of "Ash vs Evil Dead" at New York Comic-Con 2015
Nearly 2,400 fans were treated to the surprise screening at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

[10/13/15 - 10:26 AM]
FX to Air Special Halloween Marathon of the Hit FOX Show "Scream Queens"
Spend Halloween night with FX, catching up on the first six episodes of the new FOX horror comedy.

[10/13/15 - 09:59 AM]
Donald Trump to Host "SNL" on Nov. 7 with Musical Guest Sia
Trump previously hosted "SNL" on April 3, 2004.

[10/13/15 - 09:08 AM]
H.R. Pufnstuf Returns to Kids TV for First Time in Over 45 Years in Sid & Marty Krofft's Preschool Hit "Mutt & Stuff" on Nickelodeon
Featuring H.R. Pufnstuf, Cling and Clang, Freddy the Flute and the Rescue Racer, the special is part of an additional 20 episode order that Nickelodeon has greenlit, bringing the total to 40 for "Mutt & Stuff's" first season.

[10/13/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "Voice," "Blindspot"
Both series hold even with last week among adults 18-49.

[10/13/15 - 08:25 AM]
History Explores the Theory That Adolf Hitler Successfully Escaped from the Bunker in the New Series "Hunting Hitler"
The eight-part series launches premieres Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/15 - 07:00 AM]
Musical Performers Announced for "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Airing Dec. 8
Eight-time Grammy Award(R)-winning artist Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Grammy Award(R)-nominated "The Weeknd" will perform on the annual CBS event.

[10/13/15 - 06:56 AM]
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" Debuts Thursday, October 22 at 10/9c on American Heroes Channel (AHC)
The one-hour documentary looks at the life of Fidel Castro through the eyes of the spies who have observed him for over a half-century.

[10/13/15 - 06:47 AM]
Sundance TV Celebrates the 35th Anniversay of The Shining with Stephen King Thriller Week Beginning on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 8:00pm ET/PT
Said stunt is timed with the highly anticipated season two premiere of SundanceTV's International Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning French drama, "The Returned."

[10/13/15 - 06:00 AM]
Oprah Returns to the "Dr. Phil" Stage for a Rare Interview and to Preview Her New Television Event
They recall unforgettable times from their over 20-year friendship and working relationship, as well as Oprah's life today running her OWN cable network.

[10/13/15 - 03:06 AM]
FOX Sports Adds Eight Live Bundesliga Matches to FOX Broadcast Schedule in 2016
FOX Sports is adding eight live Bundesliga games on the FOX broadcast network on Saturdays in 2016 from January 30 to the season's final day on May 14.