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[05/27/12 - 08:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Playoffs Put ABC in Front
Game 7 of 76ers/Celtics series eclipses the competition for the Alphabet.

[05/26/12 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Is the Repeat King for ABC
All of the broadcast networks were in repeats last night.

[05/25/12 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 25
Updates include: Ric Swartzlander tapped as new "Cougar Town" showrunner; USA mulling the FOX pilot "Rebounding"; and Lifetime eyes its own "Silence of the Lambs" prequel.

[05/25/12 - 03:22 PM]
Production for Season Two of "Grimm" Commences on May 30
Repeats of the series will air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c this summer as a build up to the show's return in August.

[05/25/12 - 02:26 PM]
Interview: "Mrs. Eastwood & Company" Star Dina Eastwood
E!'s latest reality entry airs Sundays at 10:00/9:00c after "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

[05/25/12 - 01:51 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Heat Clincher Puts ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Swamp Wars," TLC's "On the Fly" and "Tattoo School."

[05/25/12 - 12:58 PM]
TBS's New Original Sitcom "Men at Work" Scores More than 2.6 Million Viewers And 1.6 Million Adults 18-49 in Thursday Night Debut
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 24.

[05/25/12 - 11:43 AM]
Celebrate Father's Day as SOAPnet Presents "A Veronica Mars Marathon: Who's Your Daddy?" on Sunday, June 17 3PM - 7PM
The four-hour marathon revolves around whether or not Keith Mars is Veronica's biological father.

[05/25/12 - 10:29 AM]
Video: Trailers from CBS's Upfront Presentation
The full previews are now available for the Eye's new fall series.

[05/25/12 - 09:39 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates Father's Day With an All Day Marathon of Movies Dads Love Sunday, June 17 Starting at 7AM
Highlights include the basic cable premiere of "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time."

[05/25/12 - 09:33 AM]
Return to a Galaxy Far, Far Away as Spike TV Launches Into Hyperspace With the World Premiere of the Next Big "Star Wars(TM)" Game Franchise
A first look at this top secret project will be revealed on Thursday, May 31, as a part of the pre-E3 episode of Spike's hit video game show "GTTV."

[05/25/12 - 09:33 AM]
Dierks Bentley Delivers His New Hits and Adds His Own Bluegrass Touch to an Adele Smash When CMT.com Premieres "Unplugged" on Tuesday, May 29
The episode will also air as a half-hour special on Palladia (Saturday, June 2) and CMT (Monday, June 25).

[05/25/12 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "Duets" Tops Fox's "Dance"/"Rookie Blue" Marks Most-Watched Telecast Since Aug '10
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 24.

[05/25/12 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "So You Think You Can Dance" Opens Summer on Top
FOX's mainstay however is down 25% from last year's launch among adults 18-49.

[05/25/12 - 08:11 AM]
Wedding Season Replaces Football Season When "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Brides" Premieres Friday, June 2 on CMT
The one-hour special features Cassie Trammell, Sunni Cranfill and Trisha Trevino "as they juggle work, school and practice all while planning their dream wedding."

[05/25/12 - 07:05 AM]
ABC to Exclusively Broadcast Celtics-Sixers Game Seven
Mike Breen and analyst Jeff Van Gundy will call the game, which starts at 8:00/7:00c, with reporter Doris Burke.

[05/25/12 - 06:34 AM]
Lifetime's Major Program Event, "The Week the Women Went," to Premiere in August
The four-part series was previously slated to launch on Wednesday, June 6.

[05/25/12 - 06:00 AM]
2012 MTV Movie Awards to Feature Exclusive Footage From "The Dark Knight Rises" on Sunday, June 3 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV
Plus: Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, stars of the upcoming film "Magic Mike," will join its impressive line-up of presenters.

[05/24/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 24
Updates include: JoAnna Garcia set as new female lead on NBC's "Animal Practice"; Grant Bowler joins Lifetime's "Liz & Dick"; and Mike Scully is bound for NBC's "The New Normal."

[05/24/12 - 10:26 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Holland Roden
Part six of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:25 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Crystal Reed
Part five of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:24 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Tyler Posey
Part four of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:23 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Tyler Hoechlin
Part three of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:22 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Colton Haynes
Part two of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:21 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Executive Producer Jeff Davis
Part one of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 05:52 PM]
Exclusive: FOX's "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef," "So You Think You Can Dance" to Take Two-Week Break Against NBC's Olympics Coverage
Plus: "Mobbed" to return Saturday, July 14; finale dates set for "Take Me Out" and "The Choice"; and more!

[05/24/12 - 04:32 PM]
Anthony Anderson, Tamar Braxton, Trina Braxton, Kim Coles, Robert Forster and Sherri Shepherd to Guest Star on TV Land's "The Soul Man"
The Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash-led comedy premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 02:53 PM]
Record Number of Viewers Flock to Season Finale of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" With 2.6 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 23.

[05/24/12 - 02:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts With 76ers/Celtics
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Around the World in 80 Plates," Spike TV's "American Digger" and Animal Planet's "Man-Eating Super Croc."

[05/24/12 - 02:34 PM]
NBC Finishes the 2011-2012 Season Up 9 Percent vs. Last Year and Ranking #3 Outright for the First Time in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/12 - 02:06 PM]
CBS Bumps "NYC 22" Summer Run Until Saturday, July 7
The first of the show's nine remaining episodes had been set to air this Sunday, May 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 02:06 PM]
Science Acquires Off-Network Syndication Rights to "Fringe"
Repeats of the series will begin airing on the network in the fourth quarter of 2012.

[05/24/12 - 02:06 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Sneak Peek of "Iyanla, Fix My Life" on Saturday, June 2
Said installment will air at 10:00/9:00c following the season finale of "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[05/24/12 - 01:14 PM]
TV Land Brings the Heat With a Summer Line-Up Full of Funniest Stars and Sitcoms
Highlights include the network premiere of "That '70s Show" on Friday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/24/12 - 12:19 PM]
G4 Counts Down the Top 100 Video Games of All Time in Week-Long Programming Event Beginning June 11
Jack Black, Andrew Luck, Common, Zach Braff, Milla Jovovich, Nick Cannon, Matthew Perry and Robin Williams are among the featured personalities.

[05/24/12 - 11:41 AM]
Jay Leno Out-Delivers the Time Period's ABC and CBS Competition in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Other Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 14-18.

[05/24/12 - 11:06 AM]
FOX Sets New Broadcast Industry Record With Eighth Consecutive Season Victory Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the May sweeps period and the season to date.

[05/24/12 - 11:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Series "Blood Relatives" Keeps Audiences Guessing With Family "Whodunits" Where Anyone Could Be the Victim or Culprit
Brenda Strong narrates the six-part series, premiering Thursday, June 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 10:45 AM]
Oxygen Media Makes "All the Right Moves" With Launch of New Dance Based Docu-Series on Tuesday, July 31 at 11PM ET/PT
The cast includes Travis Wall and Nick Lazzarini from "So You Think You Can Dance" and Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson from "Dancing With the Stars."

[05/24/12 - 10:26 AM]
"E! Investigates: A Family Tragedy: The Powells" Premieres May 29 at 8:00 PM on E!
The special "unravels the tale of a deeply disturbed man who was most likely responsible for the deaths of his entire family and who very possibly could - and should - have been stopped."

[05/24/12 - 10:22 AM]
Woof! CBS Declares Wednesday, May 30 "Bring Your Dog to Work Day"
Said event is timed with the launch of the Eye's new series "Dogs in the City" that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
TV Land Greenlights Pilots for Two New Sitcoms
Among the pair: "I'm Not Dead Yet," a single-camera comedy based on the Israeli format "Zanzuri."

[05/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
Rob Dyrdek to Host a Special Memorial Day Weekend Marathon, Featuring Episodes from His Series "Ridiculousness," "Rob & Big" and "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory"
Plus: look for an all-new "Ridiculousness" on Monday, May 28 featuring Duff Goldman of "Ace of Cakes."

[05/24/12 - 10:08 AM]
Travel Channel Premieres an All-New Original One Hour Special: "Gem Hunt" - Sunday, June 3 at 10PM ET/PT
Said offering follows Ron LeBlanc and his team as they travel to Madagascar in search of gemstones they can turn into a small fortune.

[05/24/12 - 09:43 AM]
ABC is the No. 1 Network in Late-Night in Adults 18-49 for the 6th Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 14-18.

[05/24/12 - 09:41 AM]
The Ultimate Redneck-Style Competition Series "Redneck Island," Hosted by WWE Superstar Steve Austin, Set to Premiere June 9 on CMT
Look for a special two-hour premiere on said night at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 09:31 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" Cooks Up a New Season on Wednesday, July 25 at 10 PM ET/PT
Guest judges this season include Sugar Ray Leonard, Indigo Girls, Dita Von Teese, The B-52's, Brian Boitano and Holly Madison.

[05/24/12 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Scores its Biggest Season-Ending Wednesday in 5 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 23.

[05/24/12 - 08:43 AM]
Starz to Air "Spartacus" in Chronological Order for the First Time Ever
Three episodes of the series will air each Friday night beginning June 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/24/12 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Wraps on Top, But Down Big from Last Year
The juggernaut's season finale is down 31.46% in adults 18-49 from last year's closer.







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[05/26/16 - 03:11 PM]
ITV and Hulu Commission Exciting Eight-Part Drama Series "Harlots"
Acclaimed actresses Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay are set to star in the series, which will be produced by Monumental Pictures.

[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Gets "Weird" with a One-Week Free Preview of This Season's Premiere Episode
IFC is previewing the first episode of this upcoming season free on IFC.com, through the IFC mobile app, On Demand and wherever the internet lives one week before it premieres on IFC on Friday, June 3.

[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
"Brett Gelman's Dinner in America" Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
The premise is simple: A roundtable discussion in which Brett attempts to engage four distinguished actors - Loretta Devine, Shareeka Epps, Joe Morton and Mack Wilds - in an open forum on racism.

[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
AMC.com Releases the Director's Commentary on the "Preacher" Pilot
Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
CBS to Finish "Angel from Hell," "Rush Hour" Runs on Saturday Nights
Look for the former to return on Saturday, July 2 while the latter will resume on Saturday, July 23.

[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the New Trailer for Its Music Series "Roadies," The First Original Series from Oscar(R) Winner Cameron Crowe
The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

[05/26/16 - 12:07 PM]
Michael Bloom Joins TBS & TNT as Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials
Most recently, Bloom was instrumental in forging the architecture for ELeague, the new eSports co-venture between Turner and WME | IMG.

[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
WGN America's "Outsiders" Star David Morse Throws Out First Pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Game, In Celebration of the Start of Production on the Hit Series' Season Two
Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.

[05/26/16 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Olympics to Provide 4K Ultra HD Coverage of Rio Olympics to Distribution Partners
The coverage will be made available on one-day delay and will include 4K UHD footage from the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, swimming, track and field, basketball, the men's soccer final, and judo, as well as Rio scenics.

[05/26/16 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Confirms Fall Debuts for "Westworld," "Divorce," "Insecure," "High Maintenance"
Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, "Westworld" explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

[05/26/16 - 11:15 AM]
Three-Time Emmy(R) Award Nominee Terrence "J" Jenkins to Co-Host "2016 Miss USA(R)" Airing Live from the New T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, June 5, on FOX
Fans should stay tuned for more exciting announcements about the competition.

[05/26/16 - 10:35 AM]
Jamie Lynn Spears Steps Back Into the Spotlight in New TLC Special "When the Lights Go Out"
The one-hour special premieres Sunday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/26/16 - 10:24 AM]
Logo Unveils Summer Slate with New Specials, Returning Series and Groundbreaking Documentaries
Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos launch the all-new summer block on Monday, May 30 as the executive producers of "Secret Guide To Fabulous: Summer," hosted by curators of taste John Gidding, Ronnie Woo, Theodore Leaf and Rob Younkers.

[05/26/16 - 10:02 AM]
Miley Cyrus, Larry David, Jimmy Fallon and Tom Hanks Join Comedy Icons Maya Rudolph and Martin Short for Premiere Episode of "Maya & Marty"
The summer series debuts this Tuesday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c on NBC.