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[04/07/12 - 11:43 AM]
ESPN Has Record-Setting Friday Masters Audience
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, April 6.

[04/07/12 - 09:18 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Ticks Up in Victory for CBS
Meanwhile, FOX's "The Finder" dips to a series low in its new Friday home.

[04/07/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Primetime: What Would You Do?" Hits its 2nd Highest Numbers this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 6.

[04/06/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 6
Updates include: John Amos, Ethan Suplee and Sydney Park join CBS's "Over and Out"; plus AMC to split the final season of "Breaking Bad."

[04/06/12 - 03:15 PM]
Disney XD and Marvel Team Up With the NBA to Present the "Ultimate Spider-Man" and NBA Mash-Up Video, Saturday, April 7 on Disney XD
The video will also be available at NBAHoopTroop.com and provided to NBA teams to present in their arenas.

[04/06/12 - 11:49 AM]
TLC Ties the Knot With Mario Lopez & Courtney Mazza
The entire experience will air as a special television event shortly after the ceremony later this year.

[04/06/12 - 11:30 AM]
ESPN's Thursday Masters Viewership, Ratings Rise
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 5.

[04/06/12 - 10:25 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Returns This Summer With 18, One-Hour Episodes, Bringing Even More Bonding, More Love and More Drama from One of the Most Watched Families on Television
The new season will also air at a new time - Sundays at 9:00/8:00c - beginning May 20.

[04/06/12 - 10:20 AM]
Interview: "Nurse Jackie" Co-Creator Linda Wallem
The series, starring Emmy winner Edie Falco, returns this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c on Showtime.

[04/06/12 - 09:13 AM]
Physicists, Mentalists and Persons of Interest Make for a CBS "Big Bang" on Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 5.

[04/06/12 - 09:05 AM]
"American Guns," "Auction Kings" Return to Discovery on Wednesday, April 25
Plus: look for the competition series "Machines of Glory" to premiere Sunday, April 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/06/12 - 08:53 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Idol" Win Night of Lows
Virtually every series posted a season or series low last night.

[04/06/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's Debut of "Scandal" Scores Best Retention of "Grey's" Audience in Over 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 5.

[04/06/12 - 07:19 AM]
TLC to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Royal Wedding!
"William & Kate: One Year Later" and "My Mother Diana" will premiere Saturday, April 28 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/06/12 - 06:36 AM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Gets Wet & Wild In Special Spring Break Survival Guide Episode - Tuesday, April 10 at 11pm ET/PT
Plus: Christopher "Big Black" Boykin joins the panel for the very first time.

[04/05/12 - 11:53 PM]
Logo's "NewNowNext Awards" Announces 2012 Winners
The Kelly Osbourne-hosted event will premiere Monday, April 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/05/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 5
Updates include: Andrew Leeds is bound for The CW's "Cult"; David Walton to replace Bryan Greenberg on CBS pilot; and Jimmy Smits lands season-long arc on "Sons of Anarchy."

[04/05/12 - 09:08 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 5
Plus: Jennifer Hudson with Ne-Yo and Rick Ross plus James Durbin to Perform on next results show Thursday, April 12.

[04/05/12 - 03:38 PM]
NBA Doubleheader & MLB Opener Make for Big Night for ESPN TV & Digital Platforms
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 4.

[04/05/12 - 03:11 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Clings to Demo Lead
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras," Bravo's "Interior Therapy With Jeff Lewis" and Spike TV's "American Digger."

[04/05/12 - 01:22 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of March 26-30
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 26-30.

[04/05/12 - 12:03 PM]
Disney and Common Sense Media Team for Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney.com
Cast members from "Lab Rats," "A.N.T. Farm," "Austin & Ally," "Good Luck Charlie," "Jessie" and "Shake It Up" are featured in the PSAs.

[04/05/12 - 11:51 AM]
"Coming Together," a New Song Written and Performed by Legendary Rocker Ron Wood, to Premiere on the 10th Season Finale of "CSI: Miami," Sunday, April 8
"Not only am I the biggest fan of [the show]," says Wood, "but I have made some great friends amongst the cast members."

[04/05/12 - 11:20 AM]
"One Tree Hill" Says Goodbye With Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 4.

[04/05/12 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Announces Its 2012 Summer Schedule
It all begins with the premiere of "Duets" and the return of "Rookie Blue" on Thursday, May 24.

[04/05/12 - 10:05 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Scandal" Stars to Take Place Tonight During Series' Hotly-Anticipated Premiere
Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz, Katie Lowes, Darby Stanchfield, Columbus Short and Joshua Malina are among the participants.

[04/05/12 - 09:58 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Teams Up With Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival to Schedule Stellar Comedic Line-Up and Tape an Original One-Hour Compilation Stand-Up Special to Premiere on the Network in Summer 2012
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is scheduled to take place June 7 - 10 in Manchester, TN.

[04/05/12 - 09:56 AM]
Disney XD Set to Premiere "Motorcity," a Turbo-Charged Animated Series Where Freedom Reigns, on Monday, April 30
Plus: the series premiere episode will be available on iTunes as a free download beginning Monday, April 16.

[04/05/12 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Unveils 2012-13 Upfront Slate
"We focusing on an Upfront programming slate that is revealing, provocative and fearless," said Eileen O'Neill.

[04/05/12 - 09:48 AM]
TLC Opens Doors to a Compelling Slate of Programming for the 2012-2013 Upfront
"TLC's sweet spot lies in our ability to open doors into the lives of relatable, remarkable people and connect them with viewers across the country," said Amy Winter.

[04/05/12 - 09:47 AM]
Animal Planet Gets Ahead of the Pack With Its 2012-13 Upfront Entertainment Slate
The Planet's bringing back 13 returning "Surprisingly Human" hit series and introducing a pack of new titles.

[04/05/12 - 09:46 AM]
Investigation Discovery, America's Fastest-Growing Network, Announces Largest Original Programming Slate in Network History for 2012-13 Upfront Season
12 new original series and 22 returning hits are on tap for the coming year.

[04/05/12 - 09:45 AM]
Science "Questions Everything" With Its Slate of Provocative Entertainment for the 2012-2013 Upfront
Projects from James Woods, Morgan Freeman and John Noble are among those on tap.

[04/05/12 - 09:44 AM]
Military Channel's Upfront Programming Slate Expands the Brand to Include the Events and People That Shaped History
Leading the charge is a world premiere series from legendary broadcast journalist and best-selling author Tom Brokaw.

[04/05/12 - 09:43 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health Announces Slate for 2012-13 Upfront
Returning series include "Addicted," "Secretly Pregnant," "My Naked Secret" and "Untold Stories of the ER."

[04/05/12 - 09:43 AM]
Velocity Goes Full Throttle With Its All-New Slate of Programming for the Upfront 2012-2013 Season
"Ever since launch, Velocity has been riding a huge wave of momentum, and our new slate of programming is sure to keep the network surging ahead," said Bob Scanlon.

[04/05/12 - 09:16 AM]
Hip-Hop Superstar Nas and Gary Clark Jr. Collaborate on Music for ESPN's 2012 NFL Draft Telecast
A pair of new Nas songs and Clark's hit song "Bright Lights" will be used coming in and out of commercial breaks and in highlight packages of this year's NFL Draft prospects.

[04/05/12 - 09:04 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Gets a Face Lift When Three New Ladies Join the Cast, Premiering Monday, June 4
Aviva Drescher, Carole Radziwill and Heather Thomson will join returning cast members LuAnn de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan and Ramona Singer.

[04/05/12 - 08:55 AM]
TV One to Premiere Trumpet Awards Honoring African American Achievement Easter Sunday, April 8 from 8-10 PM ET
Wayne Brady hosts the event, which will honor Tyrese Gibson, Earth, Wind and Fire, Ted Turner, Emmitt and Pat Smith, Newark Mayor Cory Booker and the late Rev. C. L. Franklin.

[04/05/12 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Still Unstoppable for FOX
Plus: ABC's "Happy Endings" and NBC's "Bent" dip to season lows in their finales.

[04/05/12 - 08:35 AM]
USA Network and The Weinstein Company Partner to Promote "Bully" and the Characters Unite Campaign
Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle, Christopher Gorham, Reshma Shetty and Marsha Thomason will be featured in the "I Won't Stand For..." PSAs.

[04/05/12 - 08:30 AM]
"Nightline" Stands as the No. 1 Program in Latenight Across All Target Demos
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 26-March 30.

[04/05/12 - 08:25 AM]
"Jeopardy!" Wins a Prestigious Peabody Award
The awards panel credited "Jeopardy!" for its role in "encouraging, celebrating and rewarding knowledge."

[04/05/12 - 08:17 AM]
Spike TV and TNA Entertainment Announce Multi-Year Extension to Its Strategic Partnership
Since its launch in 2005, ratings for "Impact Wrestling" have grown from an average of 700,000 viewers to nearly two million today.

[04/05/12 - 07:25 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New Original Programming and Additional Episodes of Two Popular Series for Its Primetime Lineup
Upcoming originals include "Elura and Michele Take Staten Island," "Iyanla Fix My Life," "Married to the Army: Alaska" and "Six Little McGhees."

[04/05/12 - 07:06 AM]
USA Network and Viggle Team to Create Social TV Experience for American Classic "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Fans will learn about iconic moments, celebrity recounts, exclusive photos and videos as they watch Universal's digitally remastered and fully restored classic.

[04/04/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 4
Updates include: Martha MacIsaac to replace Brittany Snow on NBC's "1600 Penn"; Ryan Hansen boards second pilot at CBS; and Jeffrey Nordling is bound for ABC's "Malibu Country."

[04/04/12 - 06:16 PM]
DirecTV and Tribune Reach Agreement For Retransmission of Tribune's Local Channels and WGN America
Tribune restored all of their local signals and WGN America to DirecTV customers at approximately 9 p.m. ET.

[04/04/12 - 06:05 PM]
Tribune Broadcasting Reaches Agreement With DirecTV
The agreement will enable DirecTV subscribers to avoid any further disruption in service of Tribune's 23 local television stations as well as WGN America.

[04/04/12 - 04:22 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Wraps Spring Run on Top
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Dance Moms: Miami," Discovery's "Deadliest Catch: Best of Season 7" and History's "Top Gear."







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[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 03:27 PM]
Kickstarter Sensation "Kung Fury" Delivers Bad to the Bone 80's Action, Artistry and Hilarity... and El Rey Is the Only Place on Your TV Badass Enough to Show It
An official selection of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the visually spectacular 30-minute action comedy was created by Swedish filmmaker David Sandberg and backed by the Kickstarter community.

[05/21/15 - 02:26 PM]
Update: NBC Wins the 2014-15 Primetime Season in Adults 18-49, Claims Its Second Consecutive September-to-May Crown
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 02:09 PM]
Final: ABC's 2015 May Sweep Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/21/15 - 01:40 PM]
Hulu's "The Hotwives of Las Vegas" Cast Announced
The second season is set to premiere exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus with episodes to stream weekly starting on Tuesday, August 18.

[05/21/15 - 01:01 PM]
Video: Watch Your Pack! MTV's "Teen Wolf" Season Five Trailer Has Arrived!
Look for the special two night premiere on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30.

[05/21/15 - 11:21 AM]
The World Premiere of "Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail" Debuts June 13 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
For fans that can't wait for Ross' new material, the special will be available on June 13 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[05/21/15 - 11:04 AM]
Special Companion Piece Editions of "Extreme Weight Loss" -- "Love Can't Weight" -- To Premiere June 23 on ABC
David Tutera, Rocco DiSpirito and "Duff" Goldman will guest star as part of the couple's "Wedding Dream Team."

[05/21/15 - 10:58 AM]
The Final Broadcast of the "Late Show with David Letterman" Delivers 13.76 Million Viewers - Its Largest Audience Since 1994
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 10:12 AM]
TLC Signs on for a New Season of "Our Little Family"
The network ordered eight hour-long episodes and a one-hour special with the family answering behind-the-scenes questions, slated to premiere in September 2015.

[05/21/15 - 09:14 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Renew Five Series
The former's "Island Life" and "Island Hunters" and the latter's "Texas Flip and Move," "Garage Gold" and "Building Alaska" are all due back.

[05/21/15 - 09:02 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R)-Winning Film "Born on the Fourth of July" with an Introduction by Academy Award-Nominated Actor Tom Cruise
In commemoration of Memorial Day, the groundbreaking film will air on USA Network, Saturday, May 23 at 7/6c and feature a special, new introduction from lead actor Tom Cruise.

[05/21/15 - 08:57 AM]
"Mysteries of Laura" Captures Its Top Results Since February 25
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Opens Solidly Against CBS' "Survivor" Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:24 AM]
Fan-Driven Programming Marathon & Twitter Party Planned for "Fixer Upper" on Memorial Day Weekend
In addition, fans of the series can live tweet with stars Chip and Joanna Gaines from 7 p. m. to 8 p.m. ET/PT using #FixerUpper.