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[04/29/12 - 09:32 PM]
Nigel Lythgoe Brings His "Opening Act" to E!
The series, premiering Monday, July 9, gives amateur acts the chance to open for Nicki Minaj, Rod Stewart, LMFAO, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Jason Mraz and Gym Class Heroes.

[04/29/12 - 07:06 AM]
Discovery Channel Crashes a Passenger Jet for Science Documentary
Said experiment will serve as the backdrop for the second season premiere of "Curiosity."

[04/28/12 - 09:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Undercover Boss" Reigns for CBS
The Eye tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/28/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Surges Year to Year and "20/20" Dominates "Dateline" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 27.

[04/27/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 27
Updates include: E! to order third season of "After Lately"; Amy Sedaris to guest on USA's "Necessary Roughness"; and David Simkins moves from "Warehouse 13" to "Grimm."

[04/27/12 - 10:52 PM]
TV Land Begins Production on "The Soul Man," Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash
The "Hot in Cleveland" spin-off premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c followed by the return of "The Exes."

[04/27/12 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Pulls "Best Friends Forever," Fills With "Off Their Rockers" Originals
The show's last two episodes of the season will be replaced by the Betty White-hosted series.

[04/27/12 - 03:14 PM]
Bravo Media's "Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding" Wigs Out With More Than 1.5 Million Total Viewers for Back-to-Back Episodes
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 03:06 PM]
NBC Books 90-Minute Season Finale for "Community" on Thursday, May 17
The three episodes will bookened the season finale of "30 Rock" that same night.

[04/27/12 - 01:29 PM]
TeenNick to Add "H20," "Alien Surf Girls" in May
"H20" resumes its third season on Monday, May 21 while "Alien Surf Girls" premieres Tuesday, May 29.

[04/27/12 - 01:25 PM]
ESPN's Second Highest-Rated and Second Most-Viewed NFL Draft
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 01:15 PM]
Conference Quarterfinals Are Most-Watched on Record
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL playoff coverage to date.

[04/27/12 - 12:56 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces Groundbreaking Multi-Platform Agreement With Top TV Broadcaster Ryan Seacrest
The new two-year deal extends Seacrest's current on-air presence with E! onto NBC, spanning news, entertainment and sports programming.

[04/27/12 - 12:25 PM]
Video: "Dallas" - TNT Releases New Promo
The cable channel's revival kicks off with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, June 13.

[04/27/12 - 11:39 AM]
E!'s "Fashion Police" Catches "Spring Fever" This May
The new segment will feature celebrities - including Dita Von Teese and Shenae Grimes - who open their homes and their closets to the one and only Joan Rivers.

[04/27/12 - 11:32 AM]
TNT Nets Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed NBA Regular Season
TNT spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/27/12 - 11:19 AM]
Coach Blake Shelton Performs His New Single, "Over," on the Semifinals of "The Voice" Performance Show, Monday, April 30, 8-10 PM ET, on NBC
Plus: Vicci Martinez sings "Come Along" featuring her former coach, Cee-Lo.

[04/27/12 - 10:11 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Summer Primetime Premieres
Highlights include the return of "Our America with Lisa Ling" on Sunday, June 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/27/12 - 10:10 AM]
Video: First Look at Season 2 of "Boss"
The Kelsey Grammer-led drama returns Friday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c on Starz.

[04/27/12 - 10:10 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Secrets of Bin Laden's Lair" Provides Exclusive New Details from Classified Intelligence Seized During the Raid on Osama Bin Laden's Home
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, May 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/27/12 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates Mother's Day With "Mamalicious Week"
The stunt runs from Sunday, May 6 through Sunday, May 13 on the cable channel.

[04/27/12 - 09:20 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Is Thursday's #1 Program in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Dominates at 9pm/"Scandal" Holds Strong Against "The Mentalist" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 08:46 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Drama Series "Longmire" June 3 at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: the third season premiere of "The Glades" will lead off the night at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/27/12 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Opens Sweeps With Demo Win
Plus: "Touch," "Person of Interest," "Missing," "The Office," "Parks & Recreation" and "Awake" all drop to series lows.

[04/27/12 - 08:23 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Air Exclusive Second-Round Coverage of 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs
NBC, NBC Sports Network or CNBC will carry all of said games.

[04/27/12 - 07:24 AM]
2012 NBA Playoffs on ABC & ESPN to Tip Off Saturday
ABC's game coverage will begin on Saturday, April 28 when the Miami Heat host the New York Knicks.

[04/27/12 - 07:12 AM]
TNT's Coverage of the 2012 NBA Playoffs Begins April 28
The cable channel will televise more than 40 NBA Playoff games, including the Western Conference Finals.

[04/27/12 - 07:06 AM]
"SNL" Finishes Out the Season With Three Back to Back Shows
Look for Will Ferrell and musical guest Usher on May 12 following the previously announced Eli Manning and Rihanna on May 5.

[04/27/12 - 07:02 AM]
"Yes, Dear" Comes to Nick at Nite on Tuesday, May 1
The former CBS mainstay will air weeknights at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[04/26/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 26
Updates include: TV Land to extend "Happily Divorced"; Chloe Sevigny is in talks to join FX's "American Horror Story"; and Betty White to guest on Lifetime's "The Client List."

[04/26/12 - 09:06 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 26
Plus: Carrie Underwood and Coldplay to perform on next results show Thursday, May 3.

[04/26/12 - 09:03 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: Unscripted Hitmakers"
Mike Fleiss, Conrad Green, Eli Holzman, Kris Jenner, Brent Montgomery and Bertram van Munster give a state of the reality TV union.

[04/26/12 - 09:01 PM]
Interview: "The Vampire Diaries" Executive Producer Julie Plec
Plus: Michael Trevino, Candice Accola, Steven R. McQueen and Zach Roerig react to tonight's episode.

[04/26/12 - 06:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Wraps Spring on Top
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Couples Therapy," History's "Sold!" and Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible."

[04/26/12 - 04:10 PM]
FOX Books "Fringe" for a Fifth and Final Chapter
A final 13-episode run has been ordered for the 2012-2013 season.

[04/26/12 - 03:25 PM]
Premiere of Syfy's "Total Blackout" Becomes Most Watched New Reality Series Among Adults 25-54 in Nearly a Year
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 03:11 PM]
Capitals-Bruins Game 7 Is Most-Watched NHL Conference Quarterfinal on Cable in 12 Years
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 03:00 PM]
Bravo Media's "Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis" and "Million Dollar Listing New York" Both Earn Season Highs Reaching More Than One Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 02:31 PM]
Video: First Look at MTV's "Snooki and JWOWW"
The "Jersey Shore" spin-off premieres Thursday, June 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/26/12 - 02:25 PM]
"American Guns" Premieres to Big Ratings on Discovery
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 02:02 PM]
MTV Announces Sizzling Summer Lineup at 2012 Upfront
Highlights include the return of "Teen Wolf" (Sunday, June 3) and "Awkward" (Thursday, June 28) plus the debut of "Snooki & JWOWW" (Thursday, June 21).

[04/26/12 - 01:03 PM]
G4 Is This Summer's Can't Miss Television Destination for Guys, Covering the Biggest Events in Gaming and Pop Culture
Highlights include "Top 100 Video Games of All Time," a week-long event airing June 11-15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/26/12 - 12:21 PM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming
Upcoming highlights include the series finale of "Desperate Housewives" (SPOILERS!).

[04/26/12 - 11:05 AM]
Lifetime Presents Major Program Event, "The Week the Women Went," Premiering June 6
The series will continue on Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c for the rest of the month with a two-hour finale on June 27.

[04/26/12 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of April 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 16-20.

[04/26/12 - 10:25 AM]
Spike TV Announces the Nominations for The Sixth Annual "Guys Choice"
The show will be taped Saturday, June 2 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and air on Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/26/12 - 10:20 AM]
Summer's Choicest Event "Teen Choice 2012" Makes Waves Sunday, July 22, Live on FOX
Host(s), performers and presenters, as well as the first round of nominees for whom teens can vote, will be announced soon.

[04/26/12 - 09:50 AM]
"41," An Intimate Look at the Life and Career of George H.W. Bush, Debuts June 14, Exclusively on HBO
The Jeffrey Roth-directed film was executive produced by Jerry Weintraub.

[04/26/12 - 09:39 AM]
The Season 13 Winner Is Revealed in NBC's Exciting, Must-See Live Finale of "The Biggest Loser" Airing Tuesday, May 1, 8:00-9:00 P.M. ET
The three finalists will weigh in one last time and one is revealed as this season's "Biggest Loser" and the winner of $250,000.

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[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."

[10/26/16 - 08:16 AM]
Cubs vs. Indians Delivers Best Metered Market Rating for Game 1 of the World Series Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 25.

[10/26/16 - 07:47 AM]
2016 MTV EMAS Embraces Fans-First Innovation
The 2016 MTV EMAs are the first-ever awards show to launch a Facebook Messenger interactive bot to give fans an exclusive way to engage with the live show.

[10/26/16 - 07:02 AM]
National Geographic Goes "Further" - Company Announces Global Rebrand Extending Across Entire Organization
The rebrand will coincide with the global event series premiere of "Mars," the epic story of mankind's thrilling quest to colonize Mars, from executive producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, on Monday, November 14.

[10/26/16 - 07:01 AM]
BBC America Announces "Planet Earth II" Will Premiere January 28
Over three years in the making, in 40 different countries, on 117 filming trips and a total of 2089 shooting days, BBCA's "Planet Earth II" brings a whole new view of our planet.

[10/26/16 - 06:45 AM]
AMC to Partner with Channel 4 on Jon Brown's "Loaded" - Announces Casting
Jim Howick, Samuel Anderson, Jonny Sweet, Nick Helm and Mary McCormack all star in the project, due in 2017.

[10/26/16 - 06:01 AM]
Rock Superstars Green Day and Twenty One Pilots to Perform at the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
They join previously announced performers Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and "The American Music Award of Merit" honoree and performer Sting.

[10/25/16 - 02:18 PM]
VH1's Highly Anticipated "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party" to Premiere Monday, November 7 at 10PM ET/PT
Guests include Seth Rogen, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Jamie Chung, 2 Chainz, Naya Rivera, Ashley Graham, Jason Derulo, 50 Cent, Fat Joe, Mike Epps, Kathy Griffin, Kelis, Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross, Keke Palmer, Robin Thicke and Bella Thorne.

[10/25/16 - 01:16 PM]
Comedy Central Sets Election Night Programming
Highlights include a live one-hour telecast of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airing at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/25/16 - 01:00 PM]
CMT's Annual "Artists of the Year" Celebration Continues to Rise Attracting Nearly 2 Million Viewers with Ratings Soaring More Than 20%
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/25/16 - 12:38 PM]
Showtime(R) Accelerates World Television Premiere Date for "Zero Days" to Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9PM ET/PT
As the subject continues to make headlines across the U.S and world, this film becomes more relevant and powerful documentary as viewers are being confronted by these issues in their daily lives.

[10/25/16 - 12:01 PM]
"The 2016 SNL Election Special" Revisits Unpredictable Presidential Campaign
The hour-long telecast is set to air Monday, November 7 at 10:00/9:00c.