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[05/05/12 - 09:07 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, ABC Wins Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" has yet to dip below 10 million viewers for an original episode.

[05/05/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Wins Friday as "Shark Tank" Emerges as the #1 TV Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 4.

[05/04/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 4
Updates include: Mario Lopez books "Back to Badass" at ABC Family; "1600 Penn" gets staffing go ahead at NBC; and CBS warns ABC over "The Glass House."

[05/04/12 - 03:46 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Swamp People" Top the Night
Plus: numbers for OWN's "65 Red Roses," Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex" and Bravo's "Kathy."

[05/04/12 - 03:22 PM]
MTV News to Present "Adam Yauch: Remembering a Beastie Boy" Tonight at 8pm ET/PT on MTV
The one-hour special will also encore at 11:00/10:00c on MTV2.

[05/04/12 - 11:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Serves Up More Sin and Seduction With Third Season Pickup of "The Borgias"
Production is slated to begin this summer in Budapest, Hungary for a 2013 premiere.

[05/04/12 - 11:21 AM]
Video: Comedy Central(R) Releases New Web Original, "Workaholics: The Other Cubicle"
Erik Griffin, Jet Set Hudson and Waymond Lee star in the web-exclusive spin-off.

[05/04/12 - 10:50 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's Critically-Acclaimed ABC Player App Surpasses 5 Million Download Mark
Additionally, the app has delivered approximately 400 million video ads since its launch in April 2010.

[05/04/12 - 10:23 AM]
After Five Seasons, Stars of the USA Hit Series "In Plain Sight" Say Farewell in the First Ever Cast-Hosted Miso SideShow
The SideShow will focus exclusively on the words of the cast, offering fans insight into the actors' point-of-view.

[05/04/12 - 10:14 AM]
"On the Fly" Scheduled For On-Time Arrival on TLC
The 13-part series - premiering Thursday, May 24 at 9:00/8:00c - goes behind the scenes at Southwest Airlines.

[05/04/12 - 09:52 AM]
NBC Announces the 14 Singles Vying for Love in the Dominican Republic on the Adventure-Dating Series "Love in the Wild"
Jenny McCarthy hosts the new season, premiering Thursday, June 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the Peacock.

[05/04/12 - 09:42 AM]
New ABC Family Original Docuseries "Beverly Hills Nannies" Premieres Wednesday, July 11th
The cable channel details the cast of the upcoming series, from the producers of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."

[05/04/12 - 09:41 AM]
TNT Orders Fifth Season of "Southland," Scheduled to Begin in February 2013
"This year, the show has not only solidified its impassioned fan base, but also picked up some new young-adult devotees along the way," said Michael Wright.

[05/04/12 - 09:17 AM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Haven" Casts Bree Williamson
She'll play Dr. Claire Callahan, who becomes a close friend and confidant to Audrey Parker (Emily Rose).

[05/04/12 - 09:09 AM]
All CBS Thursday Shows Post Growth; "Big Bang" Tops Night in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 3.

[05/04/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Dominates at 9pm and "Scandal" Earns Series Highs at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 3.

[05/04/12 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off CBS in Demos
Plus: newcomers "Missing" on ABC and "Awake" on NBC fall to series lows.

[05/04/12 - 08:36 AM]
NBC to Wrap "Best Friends Forever" on Friday, June 1
The show's two remaining episodes will air back-to-back on said night at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/04/12 - 07:59 AM]
"Apollo Live" -- Centric's New Talent Competition Series -- To Hold Auditions in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Atlanta
Tony Rock will host the project with Michael Bivins and Doug E. Fresh serving as judges.

[05/04/12 - 07:47 AM]
Keisha Castle-Hughes, Jennifer Ferrin, Robbie Jones and Keon Mohajeri Sign on to Syfy's Time Travel Action Thriller "Rewind" from BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions
Plus: David Cronenberg and Jeff Fahey will guest star in the pilot, from director Jack Bender and writer Justin Marks.

[05/04/12 - 07:12 AM]
Syfy Saturday Original Movies Kicks Off Summer 2012 With... Snake Fish! Albino Spiders! Bigfoot! And Guidos Versus Sharks!
"Piranhaconda" and "Bigfoot" join the previously announced "Jersey Shore Shark Attack" and "Arachnoquake" next month.

[05/03/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 3
Updates include: Bill Bellamy to topline "Mr. Box Office"; Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan to depart "Community"; and Zooey Deschanel, Anne Hathaway to return to "The Simpsons."

[05/03/12 - 09:10 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 3
Plus: Jennifer Lopez and David Cook to perform on next results show Thursday, May 10.

[05/03/12 - 04:41 PM]
Rob Lowe to Star in New Lifetime Original Movie "Prosecuting Casey Anthony"
He'll portray Jeff Ashton, the Florida prosecutor in last year's controversial Caylee Anthony murder trial.

[05/03/12 - 03:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA, NHL Postseason Take Top Spots
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Behind the Music," Syfy's "Total Blackout" and A&E's "Duck Dynasty."

[05/03/12 - 02:55 PM]
Bravo Greenlights Season 2 of "Million Dollar Listing New York" As Finale Earns Series High Among All Key Demos
Plus: "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" to launch its fifth season on Wednesday, June 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/03/12 - 01:46 PM]
AMC Greenlights Pilots for "Low Winter Sun" and "Untitled LaGravenese & Goldwyn Project"
Chris Mundy is behind the former, an import of the U.K. drama of the same name.

[05/03/12 - 01:35 PM]
Taio Cruz, Gavin DeGraw, Gladys Knight, Julianne Hough, Natasha Bedingfield and Jeremy Sisto to Present Awards at the "2012 Billboard Music Awards" on ABC
Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell will host the May 20 event, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[05/03/12 - 12:32 PM]
The CW Announces Early Pickups for "The Vampire Diaries," "Supernatural" and "90210"
All three series will return for the 2012-2013 season.

[05/03/12 - 12:11 PM]
Lifetime's Award-Winning Series "Coming Home" Returns With All-New Episodes Beginning May 30
The series will now air Wednesday nights at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 12:09 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of April 23-27
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 23-27.

[05/03/12 - 11:48 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Original Movie - "The June Carter Cash Story" - Starring Four-Time Grammy(R)-Nominee Jewel as the Iconic Country Legend
Plus: Matt Ross to Johnny Cash in the project, from director Allison Anders and writer Richard Friedenberg.

[05/03/12 - 11:40 AM]
Summer Sizzles with an All-New Season of "BBQ Pitmasters," Exclusively on Destination America
The new season premieres with a sneak peek episode airing Wednesday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the former Planet Green home.

[05/03/12 - 11:34 AM]
"How to Be a Gentleman" to Return Saturday, May 26 on CBS
Look for back-to-back episodes of the short-lived comedy beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/03/12 - 11:17 AM]
BBC America's Dramaville Presents "Inside Men," a Robbery-Story Told In Reverse, Starring Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown and Ashley Walters
The four-part drama premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 10:34 AM]
Starz and Michael Bay Take to the High Seas for New Original Series "Black Sails"
The eight-episode series centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men, and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island."

[05/03/12 - 09:29 AM]
ABC is the Only Net Up on Wednesday Year to Year with Double-Digit Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 2.

[05/03/12 - 09:27 AM]
Video: "Anger Management" - Science Has identified a New Force of Nature. Can You Name It?
Watch the latest promo for the upcoming FX series, premiering Thursday, June 28.

[05/03/12 - 09:23 AM]
Travel Channel Ask Viewers to Decide Which Roller Coaster is the Best as Part of All-New Series "Insane Coaster Wars"
The six-part series premieres Sunday, July 8 at 9:00/8:00c with a one-hour finale on August 12.

[05/03/12 - 09:07 AM]
Mick Jagger Returns for the "SNL" Season Finale on May 19
This will be the rock icon and multiple Grammy-award winner's first time as host and third appearance as musical guest.

[05/03/12 - 09:02 AM]
"Mountain Men" - New History Series Premieres Thursday, May 31 at 10pm ET
The eight-part series follows Eustace Conway and others "as they race against time to obtain the food and supplies they'll need to make it through the brutal winter months ahead."

[05/03/12 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Continues Its Reign
Plus: ABC and CBS see another wave of season lows.

[05/03/12 - 08:04 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Hits Multi-Month Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 23-27.

[05/03/12 - 07:41 AM]
R&B Songstress, Keyshia Cole, Returns To BET To Bare Her Soul In A New Original Docu-drama, "Keyshia Cole: Family First"
The six-part series, a follow up to her previous effort "The Way It Is," will debut this fall.

[05/03/12 - 07:31 AM]
Celebrate Savings & Summer With the Return of TLC's "Extreme Couponing"
The new season kicks off Monday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 06:51 AM]
Artist Hopefuls to Ink Their Futures on TLC's "Tattoo School"
The World of Wonder-produced series rolls out Thursday, May 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/03/12 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Is Serving A Second Season Of Love, Sex And Relationships This Memorial Day With The Return Of Hit Scripted Series "Single Ladies"
Guest stars this season include Big Boi, Chilli, Eve, La La Anthony, Lauren London, Paula Patton, Rick Fox, Romeo, T.I. and William Levy.

[05/02/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 2
Updates include: Charlotte Ross to "Bounce" for VH1; Haley Strode to guest on TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and Mary Lynn Rajskub, Patrick Fischler to visit "Grey's Anatomy."

[05/02/12 - 06:48 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Continue Surge on TNT
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Uprising: Hip Hop & The L.A. Riots," Discovery's "Secrets of Bin Laden's Lair" and G4's "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan."

[05/02/12 - 05:20 PM]
New Celebrity Dating Game Show "The Choice" Premieres Thursday, June 7 on FOX
Cat Deeley hosts the series, which features "the world's most eligible celebrities competing to find true love among a group of sexy singles... they can't see."







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[01/19/19 - 08:39 AM]
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CBS however remains the most-watched network overall on Friday.

[01/18/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 18
Updates include: Hulu cancels Sean Penn-led "The First"; NBC orders two single-camera comedy pilots; and Ashley Thomas, Rick Gomez bound for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[01/18/19 - 05:27 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 02:51 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 12:28 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 11:09 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Big Brother: Celebrity Edition" Returns with Multiplatform Coverage
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[01/18/19 - 10:56 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 10:50 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 10:43 AM]
First Look of Nicole Maines as the DC Character "Dreamer"
The costume will be first glimpsed on the January 27 episode of "Supergirl."

[01/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
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Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different biblical figures, all of whom played a pivotal role in Jesus' life including Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary Mother of Jesus, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter.

[01/18/19 - 09:16 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 08:15 AM]
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The Alphabet's "A Million Little Things" gets a boost behind "Grey's Anatomy" on its new night.

[01/17/19 - 11:27 PM]
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[01/17/19 - 01:07 PM]
Netflix Reveals "You," "Sex Education" Each Viewed by 40 Million Members; Spanish Language "Elite" Draws 20 Million
Said details mark another rare release of viewership data by the streaming service.