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[06/10/12 - 08:33 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Give NBC Modest Victory
The Peacock's 0.9 adults 18-49 rating is good enough to win the night.

[06/09/12 - 09:12 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Leads the Pack for ABC
The silver then goes to NBC with its two-hour installment of "Dateline NBC."

[06/08/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 8
Updates include: Joshua Malina in, Henry Ian Cusick out on ABC's "Scandal"; Cinemax's "Strike Back" to return Friday, August 17; and "NCIS" locks in Rocky Carroll for season 10.

[06/08/12 - 07:15 PM]
The Stars Align as American Film Institute Honors Shirley MacLaine at 40th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala
The gala, entitled "TV Land Presents: AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Shirley MacLaine," will air on TV Land on Sunday, June 24.

[06/08/12 - 03:40 PM]
Tweet Along Live with the Judges and Contestants of "Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef"!
Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot will be up on Twitter during Monday's episodes.

[06/08/12 - 03:33 PM]
Showtime 2012 Summer Programming Overview
Highlights include new seasons of "Weeds," "Episodes" and "Web Therapy" plus various stand-up specials and documentaries.

[06/08/12 - 03:04 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Another 11 Million for Heat/Celtics Semi-Finals on ESPN
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Tron: Uprising," VH1's "Yo: The Story of Yo! MTV Raps" and Showtime's "No Look Pass."

[06/08/12 - 12:47 PM]
E! Entertainment Special: "Heroes Gone Wrong" Premieres On June 11th At 8 :00 PM On E!
The one-hour special "examines four horrific tales of trusted and admired individuals who committed heinous crimes that devastated the communities they were supposed to protect."

[06/08/12 - 11:24 AM]
Video: Need a Refresher Course on How the Ewings of "Dallas" Became So Bad?
TNT's revival of the 1978-1991 soap premieres this Wednesday, June 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/08/12 - 10:38 AM]
Interview: TNT, TBS & TCM President, Head of Programming Michael Wright
The veteran Turner executive talks "Dallas," "Cougar Town," "Major Crimes" and more!

[06/08/12 - 08:53 AM]
"Saving Hope," "Rock Center" Post Gains Versus NBC's Time Period Average Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 7.

[06/08/12 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's "Duets" Tops Series Debuts on Fox and NBC/"Rookie Blue" Hits a High in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 7.

[06/08/12 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Time Period With "The Choice" Debut
The new dating series bests ABC's "Duets" and NBC's "Saving Hope" at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/08/12 - 08:19 AM]
"2012 CMT Music Awards" Wins Across All Screens
CMT spins the digital numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[06/08/12 - 06:34 AM]
Teenage Super Heroes Return to Cartoon Network as The All-New "Teen Titans Go!" Joins DC Nation in 2013
Executive producer Sam Register is behind the revival, which will feature the original voice cast.

[06/07/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 7
Updates include: T.J. Miller to replace Jake Lacy on FOX's "The Goodwin Games"; Nicholas Bishop, Sonja Sohn won't return to ABC's "Body of Proof"; and "House" creator David Shore sets up shop at Sony.

[06/07/12 - 07:35 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Game 6 of Spurs/Thunder Puts TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Fast N' Loud," Syfy's "Haunted Collector" and ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey."

[06/07/12 - 05:29 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: State of the Industry"
Lloyd Braun, Nancy Dubuc, Cliff Gilbert-Lurie, Gary Newman and Rick Rosen all share their thoughts.

[06/07/12 - 03:30 PM]
Video: "Beauty and the Beast" Extended Preview
The CW releases the latest trailer for the new drama, due on Thursday nights this fall.

[06/07/12 - 02:03 PM]
Discovery Channel Explores Rough and Lethal "Deadly Seas"
The three-part series launches this Friday, June 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/07/12 - 01:30 PM]
FX Gives "Wilfred" Special Preview Episode in Advance of Season 2 Premiere
Beginning Thursday, June 14, look for Hulu, Yahoo! TV, FXnetworks.com and the "Wilfred" Facebook page to stream the season two premiere.

[06/07/12 - 11:52 AM]
For the Broadcast Year to Date, Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Increase Their Total-Viewer Margins vs. Last Year
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 28-June 1.

[06/07/12 - 11:49 AM]
"America's Next Top Model: College Edition" Returns Friday, August 24th With New Partners, New Talent and a New Judge - The Viewer
In addition to the panel of judges, the public will be able to have a say in who stays and who goes in the competition.

[06/07/12 - 11:46 AM]
Kelly Ripa Announces "Live! With Kelly's Cutest Kid Search"
The winning "Baby" and the winning "Big Kid" each will enjoy a seven-day cruise for a family of four aboard Norwegian Cruise Line.

[06/07/12 - 11:23 AM]
Maggie Grace & Jorge Garcia Get "Lost" on Sixth Season of "Californication" on Showtime(R)
In addition, Tim Minchin, the wildly popular international musical comedian, will guest star in eight episodes.

[06/07/12 - 11:22 AM]
"Nightline" Is No. 1 for 10th Straight Week in All Target Demos
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 28-June 1.

[06/07/12 - 11:09 AM]
NBC & NBC Sports Network to Televise 32 College Football Games in 2012
Said lineup includes primetime games on September 8, September 22, October 6, November 10 and November 17.

[06/07/12 - 11:03 AM]
Video: Check Out the Super Trailer from the Premiere of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"
The new installment in the "Love & Hip Hop" franchise premieres Monday, June 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/07/12 - 10:50 AM]
Video: "Arrow" and "Emily Owens, M.D." Extended Previews
The CW releases the latest trailers for the upcoming dramas.

[06/07/12 - 10:46 AM]
Firestone 550 to Air in Primetime Saturday Night on NBC Sports Network
Additionally, the network will air last weekend's Indy Lights race from Detroit today at 5:00/4:00c.

[06/07/12 - 10:19 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Brings Demon Hunters, Vampires, Heroes and More to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012
"Arrow," "666 Park Avenue," "Cult," "Revolution" and "The Following" are among the new series to be featured.

[06/07/12 - 10:01 AM]
The "New Girl" True American Bus Tour Hits the Road This Summer
The 19-city tour kicks off this Friday through Sunday in Boston.

[06/07/12 - 09:52 AM]
Spike TV's 2012 "Guys Choice" Winners Announcement
The annual event premieres this Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/07/12 - 09:48 AM]
NBC to Air Visa Championships Men & Women's Gymnastics Finals Live This Weekend
Live coverage begins this Friday at 8:00/7:00c on the Universal Sports Network.

[06/07/12 - 09:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dance" Stays on Top for FOX
Plus: "Dogs in the City" on CBS dips nearly 31% in its second week among 18-49.

[06/07/12 - 09:12 AM]
Science Takes Weird Out West This Summer With the World Premiere Series "Oddities: San Francisco"
The six-part spin-off launches Saturday, June 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/07/12 - 09:03 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Total Drama Revenge of the Island" Season 4 Premiere Scores as #1 Telecast of the Day on All Television Among Kids
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/07/12 - 08:44 AM]
"Marina Abramovic the Artist Is Present," an Intimate Portrait of the Controversial Performance Artist, Debuts July 2, Exclusively on HBO
The film follows "the grandmother of performance art" as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work at Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art in 2010.

[06/07/12 - 08:37 AM]
In 18-34, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Encore Is #1 Among ABC, CBS and NBC at 10 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[06/07/12 - 08:00 AM]
Sci-Fi Megahit "Misfits" Makes U.S. Television Debut on Logo
The six-episode series will bow on Thursday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/07/12 - 07:23 AM]
Mark Steines Named Host of Hallmark Channel Network's New, Original Series, "Home & Family"
The series is "the ultimate destination for innovative home ideas and improvements, as well as being the place for the latest information, trends and products for everyone in the home."

[06/07/12 - 06:44 AM]
The Weather Channel Flies Again with "Ice Pilots" - Second Season Premieres Monday, July 16
The new season features another cycle of 13 half-hour episodes.

[06/06/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 6
Updates include: John Carroll Lynch in at "Do No Harm," out at "Body of Proof"; Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson team for cooking competition at ABC; and Jon Wellner named series regular on "CSI."

[06/06/12 - 09:35 PM]
Carrie Underwood Claims Two Buckles Including Video of the Year at the "2012 CMT Music Awards"
Other winners include Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum.

[06/06/12 - 04:51 PM]
Naomi Judd and Danielle Panabaker to Star in Hallmark Channel's "The Nearlyweds"
The romantic comedy follows "three couples who will discover the pastor who married them died without signing their wedding licenses."

[06/06/12 - 04:14 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Returns Big for A&E
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "The Glee Project," E3 coverage on G4 and Lifetime's "Dance Moms."

[06/06/12 - 03:43 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "Smart Cookies"
Patricia Richardson, Jessalyn Gilsig and Bailee Madison co-star in the project, due Saturday, August 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 03:17 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "The Music Teacher"
Annie Potts and Richard Thomas star in the network's first movie musical, premiering Saturday, August 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 02:51 PM]
Season Debut of Social Media Marvel "Pretty Little Liars" is TV's #1 Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/12 - 02:12 PM]
NBC Commits to Aggressive Digital Media Strategy Focused on Multi-Platform Programming and Marketing Initiatives
The network has named Robert Hayes to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Digital Media.







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[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
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[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
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[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
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[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
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[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
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[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
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This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
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[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
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The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.