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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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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.