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[12/31/11 - 09:02 PM]
MTV's Hit Series "Punk'd," The Pop Culture Phenomenon, Returns on Monday, March 19, for an All-New Season, Featuring Bigger Laughs and More Shocking Surprises from Your Favorite Stars
This season, Ashton Kutcher is passing the torch to a different celebrity host each week, including Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Kellan Lutz, Bam Margera and Dax Shepard.

[12/31/11 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Power CBS Victory Once Again
A rebroadcast of "CSI: NY" is the night's most-watched program.

[12/31/11 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Shares Demo Honors for Discovery
A recap of the cable numbers from Wednesday, December 28.

[12/31/11 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom 2" Leaps Into Top Spot for MTV
A recap of the cable numbers from Tuesday, December 27.

[12/31/11 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Saints, Brees Record Win for ESPN
A recap of the cable numbers from Monday, December 26.

[12/31/11 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Leverage" Unwraps Holiday Win for TNT
A recap of the cable numbers from Sunday, December 25.

[12/31/11 - 08:11 AM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery Shines With "Gold Rush" Once Again
A recap of the cable numbers from Friday, December 23.

[12/31/11 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Texans/Colts Enough for NFL Network Victory
A recap of the cable numbers from Thursday, December 22.

[12/31/11 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "American Horror Story" Wraps on Top for FX
A recap of the cable numbers from Wednesday, December 21.

[12/31/11 - 08:08 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Continues Reign for A&E
A recap of the cable numbers from Tuesday, December 20.

[12/31/11 - 08:07 AM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Blackout Doesn't Stop Steelers/49ers "MNF" Win
A recap of the cable numbers from Monday, December 19.

[12/31/11 - 08:07 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Trumps "Kourtney & Kim"
A recap of the cable numbers from Sunday, December 18.

[12/31/11 - 08:06 AM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Remains Unstoppable for Discovery
A recap of the cable numbers from Friday, December 16.

[12/31/11 - 08:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Jaguars/Falcons Continues NFL Network Reign
A recap of the cable numbers from Thursday, December 15.

[12/31/11 - 08:04 AM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Psych" Holds Off "Horror Story" in Viewers
A recap of the cable numbers from Wednesday, December 14.

[12/31/11 - 08:03 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Stakes Top Spot for A&E
A recap of the cable numbers from Tuesday, December 13.

[12/31/11 - 08:01 AM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Rams/Seahawks Keep "MNF" on Top for ESPN
A recap of the cable numbers from Monday, December 12.

[12/31/11 - 08:00 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kourtney & Kim" Tops Demo Charts
A recap of the cable numbers from Sunday, December 11.

[12/31/11 - 07:59 AM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "Gold Rush" Win
A recap of the cable numbers from Friday, December 9.

[12/31/11 - 07:58 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Browns/Steelers Land NFL Network Top Spot
A recap of the cable numbers from Thursday, December 8.

[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.







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[08/16/17 - 12:11 PM]
OWN Announces New Drama Series from Academy Award-Winning "Moonlight" Writer/Producer Tarell Alvin McCraney
Haunted by the death of his closest friend, and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty, a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects must choose between the streets that raised him or the higher education that may offer him a way out.

[08/16/17 - 11:44 AM]
Lifetime's Twisted Secrets September Features the Premieres of the Movies "Ten" Starring China Anne McClain, Vampire Flick "Drink, Slay, Love" from Producer Bella Thorne and "Sea Change" Based on the YA New York Times Bestseller
Based on the teen horror novel by Gretchen McNeil, "Ten" is the story of a weekend retreat gone wrong.

[08/16/17 - 11:41 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer for TNT's "Good Behavior"
The new season will premiere Sunday, October 15, now at the later time of 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/17 - 10:09 AM]
TLC's "My Giant Life" Returns with a Brand-New Season of Tall Tales to Tell on Sunday, September 17th at 10/9c
Haleigh, Alicia Jay, Katja, Lindsay, Krista and Coco will take viewers inside their everyday lives as they deal with issues that far surpass height than ever before.

[08/16/17 - 10:05 AM]
Joy Nash Cast as Lead in AMC's Upcoming Series "Dietland"
Set against the backdrop of the beauty industry, this part-character drama and part-revenge fantasy explores society's obsession with weight loss and beauty in a bold, original and wickedly entertaining way.

[08/16/17 - 10:00 AM]
Carlton Cuse Signs Multiyear Pact with ABC Studios
Under the Genre Arts banner, Cuse will develop projects and collaborate with other writers to bring their visions to the screen under the new agreement.

[08/16/17 - 09:01 AM]
USA Network and Universal Cable Productions Confirm Spinoff Pilot Starring Gina Torres to Air in the Current Season of "Suits"
When Jessica Pearson is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, she must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.

[08/16/17 - 08:23 AM]
An All-New Season of "Victoria" Premieres January 14, 2018 on "Masterpiece" on PBS
More than 16.2 million viewers tuned in for "Victoria's" premiere season, making it the highest-rated drama on PBS in 20 years - second only to "Downton Abbey."

[08/16/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Win Streak
The Peacock, powered by "America's Got Talent," has won Tuesday night for 13 consecutive weeks.

[08/15/17 - 01:43 PM]
Julian McMahon Joins Cast of Hulu Original Series, "Marvel's Runaways"
While his origins and ultimate intentions are unknown, McMahon will be a pivoltal player in the Runaways' rebellion against their parents.

[08/15/17 - 01:14 PM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Chronicle the 2017 United States Naval Academy Football Team with Weekly Docu-Series "A Season with Navy Football"
After chronicling The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Florida State Seminoles in its first two seasons, the original franchise returns to reveal a vastly different picture of student-athlete life.

[08/15/17 - 11:21 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Newest "Garage Sale Mystery Month" Premiere Scores as Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Telecast in Network History
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/15/17 - 11:20 AM]
Video: Netflix Announces the Launch Date and Debuts Trailer for Original Documentary Short "Resurface"
The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Mention and will launch globally on Netflix on September 1.

[08/15/17 - 10:44 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Calls All Aboard with "Mighty Cruise Ships" and "Mighty Trains"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Sunday, September 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/15/17 - 10:31 AM]
2017 "NFL on CBS" Broadcast Pairings Feature Five New Teams Led by New Lead Announce Team of Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson
Beth Mowins will become the first woman to ever call play-by-play for the network's NFL games when she teams with new game analyst Jay Feely to call Cleveland-Indianapolis on September 24.