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[04/10/12 - 11:15 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: TBS, TLC, TNT, truTV, TV Land, USA & VH1
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/10/12 - 11:14 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike TV, Starz & Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/10/12 - 11:13 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Food Network, FX, G4, HBO, History & Lifetime
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/10/12 - 11:12 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney XD & E!
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/10/12 - 11:11 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: A&E, ABC Family, AMC, Animal Planet, BET, Bravo & Cartoon Network
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/10/12 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Danny Glover, Barry Levinson among latest to "Ali's Greatest Fight" at HBO; Freya Tingley joins Netflix's "Hemlock Grove"; and Lauren Cohan upped to series regular on AMC's "The Walking Dead."

[04/10/12 - 03:40 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Return Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio," TLC's "Mama's Boys of the Bronx" and Discovery's "Jesse James: Outlaw Garage."

[04/10/12 - 03:35 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Continues Its Reign
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball," Showtime's "The Big C" and Lifetime's "The Client List."

[04/10/12 - 02:42 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "American Idol" Is the Week's Highest-Rated and Most-Watched TV Show
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 02:40 PM]
BBC America Presents "White Heat" - Premieres Wednesday, May 9 as Part of Dramaville
Sam Claflin, Claire Foy and MyAnna Buring star in the project, which charts the lives of seven friends from 1965 through to present day.

[04/10/12 - 01:21 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast "CSI: Miami" Season Finale This Saturday at 9:00/8:00c
Said installment was delayed in several time zones by a 51-minute overrun of The Masters this past Sunday.

[04/10/12 - 01:20 PM]
Two-Night Crossover Event With "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Hawaii Five-0" Airs Monday, April 30 & Tuesday, May 1
Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J, Scott Caan and Daniel Dae Kim will be featured in both episodes.

[04/10/12 - 01:19 PM]
Voting Is Now Open for "Clash of the Commercials: USA vs. the World," an Interactive Countdown Special Hosted by Heidi Klum and Kevin Frazier, to Be Broadcast Monday, May 21
Also, Cirque du Soleil's "KA" will perform in the CBS special.

[04/10/12 - 01:18 PM]
"Judge Judy" Is #1 Show in First-Run Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/10/12 - 01:18 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Solid Ratings With Weekend Original Primetime Series
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8.

[04/10/12 - 01:14 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of April 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 01:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel 2012 Summer Preview
The 10 film slate begins with "Notes From the Heart Healer" on Sunday, May 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/10/12 - 12:52 PM]
FX Animated Comedy Series "Archer" Records Its Most-Watched Season Ever
FX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/10/12 - 12:49 PM]
TLC Premieres "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" on April 29 at 10/9c
The eight-episodes series will air Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/10/12 - 11:48 AM]
"iCarly" Ranks as This Week's Number-One Kids' Show on Basic Cable
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 11:16 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Continued Its Reign as Basic Cable's #1 Network with Adults 18-34 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Is Up for the 4th Straight Week to Generate Its Most-Watched Non-"Oscar" Week Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 10:40 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Wins Time Period and Grows Audience Across the Board
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 9.

[04/10/12 - 10:37 AM]
"Murphy Brown" to Receive Impact Award at "TV Land Awards" 10th Anniversary
Plus: Katie Couric and Fran Drescher to present while Carrie Ann Inaba joins the "In Living Color" reunion.

[04/10/12 - 10:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 and Is Sunday's Top Primetime Program
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 8.

[04/10/12 - 10:26 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps TV's #1 Total Day Ranking Across Target Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 Demographics
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 09:52 AM]
"Moonshiners: Cannonball Run" Special Premieres Wednesday, April 18 at 10PM E/P on Discovery
The one-hour special follows Tim and Tickle as they "try to make some quick cash by transporting moonshine - while trying to avoid a real life Boss Hogg."

[04/10/12 - 09:49 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - Hoops, Comedies and Drama Lead Network to Weekly Win in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 09:46 AM]
HBO Renews "Game of Thrones" for Third Season
"Series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss raised our expectations for the second season - and then surpassed them," said Michael Lombardo.

[04/10/12 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime Sizzles With Season Premieres of "Web Therapy" & "The Real L Word"
"Therapy" returns Monday, July 2 at 11:00/10:00c followed by "L Word" on Thursday, July 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/10/12 - 09:25 AM]
A&E Network Presents New Original Real-Life Series "Cajun Justice"
The 21-episode series, formerly known as "Cajun Blue," will premiere Thursday, June 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/10/12 - 08:45 AM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 4th Week Running/"Scandal" Repeat Tops NBC's Original "Smash" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 9.

[04/10/12 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Latest Night of Lows
The Peacock's juggernaut and lead out "Smash" both dip to Monday lows.

[04/10/12 - 07:22 AM]
4th Annual TBS Just For Laughs Chicago, Biggest Comedy Festival in the U.S.A., to Feature Spectacular Line-up of Comics, with More Surprises to be Announced Soon
Vince Vaughn, Aziz Ansari, Stephen Merchant, Bill Engvall, Billy Gardell, John Pinette, Patton Oswalt, John Oliver, Kevin Smith, Mike Birbiglia, Jeff Ross and Amy Schumer are among the featured talent.

[04/10/12 - 12:00 AM]
Kudos Film and Television, Shine International & Hopscotch/eOne Ink Historic Deal for Major New Television Drama "Hunted"
The Melissa George-led drama, previously known as "Nemesis," will premiere on Cinemax later this year.

[04/09/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 9
Updates include: FOX to roll back "Cops" next season; TNT on track to renew "Southland"; and Dana Delany to return for "Desperate Housewives" finale.

[04/09/12 - 06:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Tops Demos for Second Week
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "Fred: The Show," Lifetime's "America's Most Wanted" and Disney Channel's "Snap!"

[04/09/12 - 06:34 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Continues Win Streak
Plus: numbers for HBO's "God Is Bigger Than Elvis," E!'s "The Real American Reunion" and truTV's "Impractical Jokers."

[04/09/12 - 01:53 PM]
New Music from Tonight's April 9 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"Never Give All the Heart" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; performed by Katharine McPhee.

[04/09/12 - 01:49 PM]
New Season of "American Guns" to Feature Weapons That Are Historical, Iconic and Completely Outrageous
As previously reported, the series returns Wednesday, April 25 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[04/09/12 - 01:02 PM]
The CW Announces Premiere Dates for Summer Reality Series
"The Catalina" will premiere Tuesday, May 29 followed by "Breaking Pointe" on Thursday, May 31.

[04/09/12 - 12:25 PM]
Monday Night Mayhem Begins April 30 on MTV With the Return of "Ridiculousness," and the Premiere of New Hidden Camera Show "Money From Strangers"
Hosted by comedian Jeff Dye, "Money From Strangers" is a new take on the hidden camera show.

[04/09/12 - 11:16 AM]
"New Girl," "Raising Hope" and "Glee" to Continue Laughs in 2012-13 Season on FOX
"All three of these comedies add a fresh and distinctive flavor to our Tuesday nights, and I'm really happy to bring them back to our air next season," said Kevin Reilly.

[04/09/12 - 10:54 AM]
Boomerang Celebrates Earth Day with 14-Hour "Captain Planet and the Planeteers" Marathon
The celebration will begin at 6 a.m. (ET), showcasing favorite episodes from each season of the series throughout the day.

[04/09/12 - 10:00 AM]
ABC to Encore "Scandal" Premiere Tonight at 10:00/9:00c
The last minute rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Castle."

[04/09/12 - 09:22 AM]
NBA TV's Popular Fan Night Delivers Record-Setting Viewership for 2011-12 Season
NBA TV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/09/12 - 09:06 AM]
Saturday Night's Alright for FOX Sports
Look for a college football, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, NFL or UFC event on 28 of the 32 Saturday nights from April 14 through December 8.

[04/09/12 - 08:55 AM]
ABC's "GCB" Earns Solid Results from 9-11pm on Easter Sunday
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 8.

[04/09/12 - 08:53 AM]
Spring Season of Syfy's "Powerful Mondays" Features Return of "Eureka" Monday, April 16 at 9PM, Followed by Second Season of "Lost Girl" at 10PM
The programming block will feature "the fifth - and final - season of the beloved, iconic series 'Eureka.'"

[04/09/12 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Bumps CBS to Top Spot
Said overrun was also up significantly from last year's Masters coverage.







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[09/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
"Strike Back" Resumes Production in Europe and Asia
The show's fourth and final season of 10 episodes will air on Cinemax and UK partner Sky 1 in 2015.

[09/22/14 - 02:36 PM]
Victoria's Secret Supermodels Lily Aldridge and Martha Hunt to Guest Star On "2 Broke Girls," Monday, Dec. 8 on CBS
In the episode, the models rent out Max and Caroline's apartment for a girls' weekend in order to have an authentic Williamsburg experience.

[09/22/14 - 02:24 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast "Madam Secretary" Premiere This Saturday, September 27 at 8:00/7:00c
The Téa Leoni-led drama launched this past Sunday on the Eye.

[09/22/14 - 02:04 PM]
ESPN to Document Derek Jeter's Final Week in Major League Baseball
Host Karl Ravech, analysts Curt Schilling, Aaron Boone, Mark Mulder and ESPN MLB Insiders Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law will look back at Jeter's career and accomplishments while examining his rank among all-time Yankees legends.

[09/22/14 - 01:19 PM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Casting News
Taylor Louderman will portray Wendy Darling while Alanna Saunders is set as Tiger Lily.

[09/22/14 - 01:16 PM]
ABC Hosts Their Very First Live Tweepstakes on Thursday, September 25
25 lucky winners will receive their very own #TGIT Survival Kit that includes exclusive "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" content!

[09/22/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Mike & Molly" to Launch in Syndication on FX
The series will join fellow off-network acquisitions "How I Met Your Mother" and "Two and a Half Men."

[09/22/14 - 01:00 PM]
Giant Lava Breathing Tarantulas Attack Los Angeles in New Syfy Original Movie "Lavalantula"
Steve Guttenberg, Michael Winslow, Nia Peeples and Ralph Garman star in the project, due in summer 2015.

[09/22/14 - 11:53 AM]
Disney Consumer Products Extends Epic Storytelling with the Launch of "Star Wars Rebels" Product Assortment
The new Disney XD animated television series debuts October 3 on Disney Channel and continues on Disney XD starting October 13.

[09/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announce Premiere of "Lucha Underground," Wednesday, October 29th at 8:00 PM ET/PT with a Super Charged Two-Hour Episode
Each week "Lucha Underground" will bring drama, excitement and action to U.S. audiences as the masked heroes and villains battle it out in the ring for wrestling supremacy.

[09/22/14 - 11:11 AM]
Hulu Announces Direct-to-Series Order for "11/22/63," A New Hulu Original Series from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Stephen King, Executive Producer/Writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television
Based upon the best-selling 2011 novel written by King and published by Scribner, "11/22/63" is a thriller in which high school English teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

[09/22/14 - 11:03 AM]
HBO and the American Museum of Natural History Present "Saving My Tomorrow," Starting with a Family Special Debuting Dec. 15, Followed by a Series Beginning on Earth Day, April 22, 2015, Exclusively on HBO
Said effort features the voice talents of Tina Fey, Lennon & Maisy, Ziggy Marley, Susan Sarandon, Liam Neeson, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Willie Nelson.

[09/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
Janel Parrish Stars in the All-New Movie "High School Possession," Premiering Saturday, October 25, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Shanley Caswell and Jennifer Stone also star in the project.

[09/22/14 - 10:04 AM]
"Newsreaders" Goes Hard in Season Two - Like, Really Hard
Premiering Thursday, October 23, season two features returning cast members Alison Becker, Beth Dover, Dannah Phirman, and Ray Wise, with new host Alan Tudyk.

[09/22/14 - 10:03 AM]
Crackle Begins Production on Full Length Original Feature Film "The Throwaways" Executive Produced by Jeremy Renner and Starring James Caan, Kevin Dillon and Sam Huntington
The 90-minute international cyber spy thriller will premiere exclusively on Crackle and across all Crackle platforms in December 2014.