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[02/11/12 - 09:01 PM]
"Dateline" to Air Tribute to Singer Whitney Houston Sunday, February 12 at 7p/6c
Anchored by Lester Holt, the hour will report on Houston's life and career and the reaction from those who knew her.

[02/11/12 - 03:35 PM]
Stars of Upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Let It Shine" Open the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees' Luncheon With Spectacular Performance
Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones and Trevor Jackson co-star in the film, set to premiere in June.

[02/11/12 - 12:06 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Disney Stars Get Kids Moving at Disney's Magic of Healthy Living & "Let's Move!" Event at Walt Disney World Resort
Debby Ryan, Roshon Fegan, Doc Shaw, Kelsey Chow and Olivia Holt inspired kids to get active with the new dance "The Platypus Walk."

[02/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Still Tops for CBS
The drama is last night's most-watched program, shares the demo crown with ABC's "Shark Tank."

[02/11/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Scores a Friday Best and Marks a 3-Year High in the Time Period
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 10.

[02/10/12 - 11:03 PM]
"Ragin' Cajuns," "Sorority Girls," "American Stuffers," "Snake Man of Appalachia" Out in Latest Discovery Networks Purge
Said quartet launched last month across Animal Planet, Discovery and TLC.

[02/10/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 10
Updates include: John Goodman to join Roseanne Barr on NBC's "Downwardly Mobile"; Jimmy Wolk to star in USA's "Political Animals"; and Becki Newton to lead "The Goodwin Games" at FOX.

[02/10/12 - 03:30 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Holds Off "Swamp People," Lakers/Celtics
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "On the Shoulders of Giants" and Discovery's "U.S. Drug Wars."

[02/10/12 - 03:21 PM]
The CW Network Adds "The Bill Cunningham Show" to Fall 2012 Afternoon Lineup
The show's second season will air Monday through Friday, 3:00-4:00 p.m., on The CW Network stations nationwide beginning in September.

[02/10/12 - 01:32 PM]
"Bones" Prepares for a Mother of a Return Thursday, April 5
Plus: Gordon Ramsay's "Hotel Hell" to premiere Friday, April 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/10/12 - 01:07 PM]
Love Is In the Air this Valentine's Day, "Regular Show" Style - Special Loved-Themed Episode to Air Monday, Feb 13 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT)
Plus: Cartoon Network announced today the fourth season of the hit series is in production.

[02/10/12 - 12:52 PM]
TBS Greenlights New Comedy Series "Sullivan and Son," Starring Comedian Steve Byrne and Executive-Produced by Vince Vaughn, Peter Billingsley and Rob Long
The network has ordered 10 episodes of the series, which is slated to premiere this summer.

[02/10/12 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy Presents "SuperSmackDown Live" Tuesday, February 21 at 8PM
The special will encore in "SmackDown's" regular time slot on Friday, February 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/10/12 - 12:43 PM]
History's "Swamp People" Season Premiere Locks 4.7 Million Viewers / Series Launch of "Mudcats" Pulls in 3 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Thursday, February 9.

[02/10/12 - 12:21 PM]
CBS Unveils "Anatomy of a TV Hit: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," a New Behind-the-Scenes Web Series on CBS.com That Takes Fans Inside the World of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
The nine-part series, surrounding the making of the upcoming episode "Stealing Home," launches today.

[02/10/12 - 10:37 AM]
Video: First Look at History's "Hatfields & McCoys" Starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton
The mini-series will roll out this Memorial Day on the cable channel.

[02/10/12 - 10:01 AM]
Emma Stone to Make First Oscar(R) Show Appearance Oscar Sunday, February 26 on ABC
Stone appears in the Best Picture nominee "The Help."

[02/10/12 - 09:14 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Matches All-Time Thursday Best Adults 18-49 Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 9.

[02/10/12 - 09:14 AM]
DC Nation Premieres on Cartoon Network Saturday, March 3
The one-hour block will feature new episodes of "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" and "Young Justice."

[02/10/12 - 09:07 AM]
The Biggest Loser Resort - Niagara to Open May, 2012
Said destination will join the company's other two locations in Malibu, California and Ivins, Utah.

[02/10/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Presents Oscar(R) Sunday -- A Celebration of the 84th Academy Awards(R) -- February 26
The Alphabet details its full day of coverage for Hollywood's biggest night.

[02/10/12 - 08:59 AM]
For the First Time, USA Network Expands Digital Coverage of Westminster Kennel Club With Real-Time Streaming from the Floor
The two-day event airs this Monday, February 13 and Tuesday, February 14 on USA and CNBC.

[02/10/12 - 08:48 AM]
Season Premiere of "Sons of Guns" Airs Wednesday, February 29 at 9 PM ET on Discovery
Plus: Will Hayden and Rich Wyatt to host "Top 10 Shootouts" special that same night at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/10/12 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, CBS Split Top Honors
FOX holds onto the demo crown while CBS is the most-watched network last night.

[02/10/12 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's #1 Drama, ABC's "Grey's" Hits a 5-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 9.

[02/10/12 - 06:25 AM]
Brooke Burns Is Hired to Serve and Protect the Bride in "Undercover Bridesmaid," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, April 15
The film also stars Gregory Harrison, Nicole Paggi and Justin Baldoni.

[02/09/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 9
Updates include: NBC rolls its "Munsters" reboot to June; CBS greenlights Ben Falcone comedy pilot; and Justin Kirk to topline NBC's "Animal Kingdom."

[02/09/12 - 04:14 PM]
"America's Next Top Model: British Invasion" Premieres February 29 on The CW
The latest cycle will take over for "Remodeled," which is exiting the lineup two weeks early.

[02/09/12 - 03:34 PM]
Daniel Dae Kim, Matthew Morrison, Carrie Ann Inaba & Mark Consuelos to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" from the New Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, February 20-24, 2012
Guests that week include Jon Cryer, Derek Hough, Rico Rodriguez, Patricia Heaton and Jorge Garcia.

[02/09/12 - 03:08 PM]
Adrian Pasdar Finds More Than Luck and Love on the Emerald Isle in "Chasing Leprechauns," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere March 17
Amy Huberman co-stars in the film, from director Kevin Connor and writer Rod Spence.

[02/09/12 - 02:46 PM]
For Second Straight Week, Syfy's Smash Hit "Face Off" Shatters Series Records With 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 8.

[02/09/12 - 02:44 PM]
E!'s Live from the Red Carpet Team Presents Comprehensive Coverage from the Music Industry's Most Anticipated Night at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12th
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2012 Grammy Awards," with special guest Coco, on Monday, February 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/09/12 - 02:39 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes" Tops Demo Chart
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Hillbilly Handfishin'," Showtime's "Inside the NFL" and TLC's "My 600-lb Life."

[02/09/12 - 01:46 PM]
Oscar(R) Winner Jon Voight and Oscar(R) Nominee Elliott Gould Join the Showtime(R) Pilot "Ray Donovan"
Liev Schreiber, Dash Mihok, Eddie Marsan and Paula Malcomson also star in the project.

[02/09/12 - 01:29 PM]
Muy Caliente! Bravo Greenlights "The Real Housewives of Miami" for a Second Season
Marysol Patton, Lea Black and Audriana de Moura will return for the new season, which begins production this month.

[02/09/12 - 12:27 PM]
"Oprah's Oscar(R) Special" Airs on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Wednesday, February 15th
Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Jonah Hill are among those featured in the two-hour event.

[02/09/12 - 11:39 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Rankings for the Late-Night Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 30-February 3.

[02/09/12 - 11:24 AM]
TV Land's "Happily Divorced" Announces Season Two Guest Stars
New and returning guests include Renee Taylor, Ann Guilbert, Morgan Fairchild, Sean Kanan and D.W. Moffett.

[02/09/12 - 11:16 AM]
Video: VH1 "Basketball Wives" Season 4 Supertrailer
The series returns with "new cast members, new twists and turns and emotions running higher than ever" on Monday, February 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/09/12 - 10:59 AM]
Penelope Cruz to Make Oscar(R) Show Appearance
Cruz won an Oscar in 2008 for her supporting role in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."

[02/09/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBCUniversal Cable Networks Combine to Create a "Roadblock" for NBC's New Hit Musical Drama "Smash"
USA, E!, Bravo, Style, Oxygen, G4, mun2, Universal HD and Cloo will all rebroadcast the show's pilot tonight from 12 a.m.-1 a.m. (ET/PT).

[02/09/12 - 10:11 AM]
Encore Original Drama, "The Crimson Petal and The White," Will Air September 2012
Romola Garai, Chris O'Dowd and Gillian Anderson star in the mini-series, which was originally slated for March 6-7.

[02/09/12 - 10:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Its Strongest Entertainment Toy Portfolio Ever With New Products For "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Winx Club," "Team Umizoomi," "Dora," "Spongebob," and "Victorious" At Toy Fair 2012
Said lineup marks "its most comprehensive and diversified toy portfolio ever, based on popular entertainment brands for preschoolers, kids, and tweens."

[02/09/12 - 10:08 AM]
Ron Wechsler Named Vice President, Original Programming, NBC Sports Network
In this role, Wechsler, a former ESPN executive, will create original programming and branded entertainment for the new NBC Sports Network.

[02/09/12 - 10:07 AM]
Series Premiere of "Doomsday Preppers" Launches National Geographic Channel to Its Highest-Rated Tuesday Night Telecast Ever
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 7.

[02/09/12 - 09:49 AM]
Lisa Edelstein, Sara Paxton and Justin Bruening Star in Lifetime Original Movie "Blue-Eyed Butcher"
The Stephen Kay-directed film will premiere Saturday, March 3 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/09/12 - 09:17 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Tops "Idol" as Wednesday's #1 Show in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 8.

[02/09/12 - 08:57 AM]
Interview: "The Vampire Diaries" Co-Stars Ian Somerhalder, Candice Accola, Joseph Morgan & Zach Roerig
The quartet preview tonight's installment - and beyond - of the hit CW drama.

[02/09/12 - 08:45 AM]
"Nightline" Ranks as the No. 1 Program in Latenight for the 5th Time in the Last 6 Weeks in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 30-February 3.

[02/09/12 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Continues Reign for FOX
Down 28% year-to-year, the juggernaut nevertheless still tops the night.







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[09/16/14 - 03:07 PM]
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Alyssa Milano hosts the former series, which returns Thursday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 02:31 PM]
GSN and Jerry Springer Taking "Baggage on the Road" in New Traveling Spinoff of Hit Dating Game Show "Baggage"
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[09/16/14 - 02:00 PM]
Nomination Period for Fourth Annual "Fox Writer's Intensive" Begins Today
Nominations can be submitted by one of the FWI's partnering organizations or through submission by talent agents and management companies.

[09/16/14 - 01:20 PM]
Equestrian Coverage on NBCSN Highlighted by Central Park Grand Prix Live Thurs., Sept. 18 at 7 PM ET
The event features some of the world's top show jumpers including U.S. Champion Kent Farrington and Olympic gold medalists McLain Ward and Laura Kraut in a $200,000 FEI world ranking class.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:37 PM]
Mark Feuerstein Joins "Nurse Jackie"
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[09/16/14 - 12:07 PM]
"Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak" to Simulcast On Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health Thursday Sept. 18 at 10PM
The one-hour premiere special is a comprehensive look into the history, containment, and medical implications of this highly infectious disease.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 10:31 AM]
Famed Wire Walker Nik Wallenda to Attempt His Most Challenging Tightrope Walk Yet Over the Chicago Skyline Untethered
"Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda" will air live around the world in over 220 countries beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, Sunday, November 2 on the Discovery Channel.

[09/16/14 - 10:18 AM]
Spike TV Travels the Infamous Silk Road to Develop New Drama, "Deep Web," From Tony Krantz and Gary Oldman's Flying Studio Pictures
The project is the incredible saga of an ambitious computer aficionado in Silicon Valley who, with the help of his friends, evolves into an internet underworld crime boss fueled by a web portal where one can buy anything - from a kidney to cocaine to a rocket-launcher.

[09/16/14 - 10:13 AM]
CMT Heads Back to the Bayou This Fall with the Return of "Swamp Pawn" and "Swamp Hunters" Beginning Saturday, October 11 at 9 PM, ET/PT
A special crossover episode of the two series will premiere Saturday, November 8 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.

[09/16/14 - 09:53 AM]
Video: Tuesday's Are Getting a Little Happier When MTV's New Series "Happyland" Premieres on September 30 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The project is a soapy teen dramedy exploring the underbelly of one of the country's most popular theme parks, going behind the scenes to reveal the not so magical reality of the park workers.