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[07/04/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Snaps NBC's Win Streak
"Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" combine to end the Peacock's four consecutive nights of victory.

[07/03/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 3
Updates include: Barbara Hershey, Rachel Leigh Cook to star in Lifetime's "Left to Die"; FX acquires "Mike & Molly" repeats; and Clark Duke in talks to join NBC's "The Office."

[07/03/12 - 05:31 PM]
FOX Ships "Take Me Out" to Saturdays, "Mobbed" Originals to Take Over Thursdays
The Howie Mandel-hosted series will return with new episodes on Thursday, July 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/03/12 - 03:32 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "WWE Raw" Stay on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present," E!'s "Tim Tebow's Wild Rise" and TLC's "Four Houses."

[07/03/12 - 12:29 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "BET Awards" Snaps "True Blood" Win Streak
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," Showtime's "Episodes" and History's "Shark Wranglers."

[07/03/12 - 12:27 PM]
The Stage Has Been Set and the Top 100 Competitors from Around the Nation Have Been Selected as G4 and NBC Premiere the First-Ever "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals
The finals begins this Sunday, July 8 on G4 before shifting to NBC on Monday, July 9.

[07/03/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Katie Couric's New, Nationally Syndicated Daytime Show, "Katie" -- New Promo: "Katie Looks Back"
The new hour-long talk show launches Monday, September 10 on stations covering 95% of the country.

[07/03/12 - 11:32 AM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Hits San Diego Comic-Con With Exciting Events and Product Exclusives
Products based on "Knight Rider," "The Six Million Dollar Man" and the classic "Battlestar Galactica" are scheduled to debut at the show.

[07/03/12 - 11:11 AM]
Disney Channel Scorches the Competition - Is Cable TV's #1 Most-Watched Network in Total Day in Total Viewers for the 4th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 10:33 AM]
Academy Award and Emmy Award-Winning Actress Christine Lahti to Star on "Hawaii Five-0" in a Recurring Role
She'll portray Doris McGarrett, the thought-to-be-deceased mother of Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin).

[07/03/12 - 10:23 AM]
Discovery Channel & Georgia Aquarium Celebrate 25th Anniversary of "Shark Week" With Shark Cam
In an online first, visitors to SharkWeek.com, GeorgiaAquarium.org and Ustream will have 360-degree access to the home of 33 sharks spanning seven species.

[07/03/12 - 10:17 AM]
"Birders: The Central Park Effect," Revealing the Hidden World of Urban Birdwatching, Debuts July 16, Exclusively on HBO
The debut of the Oscar-nominated documentary short "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" follows that same night at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/03/12 - 10:13 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Again Ranks as TV's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults 18-34, 18-49 and 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week of June 25-July 1 With "America's Got Talent" and Olympic Trials
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 09:44 AM]
TV Land Celebrates the Life and Work of Entertainment Icon Andy Griffith
"We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Andy Griffith," said Larry W. Jones, President, TV Land.

[07/03/12 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - For the 2nd Week in a Row, "The Bachelorette" Finishes as the No. 1 TV Series Overall with Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 09:08 AM]
TLC Expands Bridal Party to Thursday Nights - "Four Weddings" Says "I Do" to Thursday Nights
Look for back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c beginning Thursday, July 19.

[07/03/12 - 08:54 AM]
TNT Originals Turn in Strong Performances in Weekly Ratings
TNT spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 08:53 AM]
"U.S. Olympic Team Trials," "America's Got Talent" Make #1 for the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 2 and the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" is #1 with a 7-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 2.

[07/03/12 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Gives NBC Fourth Consecutive Win
The Peacock has won the past four nights in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/03/12 - 08:31 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery: Showdown in the Bedroom" Was #1 at 10:00 PM in Households, Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 30.

[07/03/12 - 08:30 AM]
TCM Remembers Actor Andy Griffith Wednesday, July 18
The four-film memorial tribute includes "A Face in the Crowd" (1957), "No Time for Sergeants" (1958), "Hearts of the West" (1975) and "Onionhead" (1958).

[07/03/12 - 08:00 AM]
"Conan" Scores Big Weekly Growth
TBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 25-29.

[07/03/12 - 08:00 AM]
Comedy Central(R) to Present "Workaholics," "Brickleberry" and "Futurama" Panels and a "Workaholics" Happy Hour Event at the Hard Rock Hotel at Comic-Con(R) International 2012 in San Diego
The cable channel details its plans for this year's event.

[07/02/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 2
Updates include: Elizabeth Mitchell joins NBC's "Revolution"; USA greenlights pilots for "Paging Dr. Freed," "Sirens"; and Chord Overstreet on track to become series regular on FOX's "Glee."

[07/02/12 - 07:02 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown," Disney Originals Top Charts
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show," Animal Planet's "Louisiana Lockdown" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/02/12 - 06:57 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Anger Management" Opens on Top for FX
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex," Disney XD's "Motorcity" and Food Network's "Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell."

[07/02/12 - 04:54 PM]
HBO Orders Fourth Season of "Eastbound & Down"
The Danny McBride-led comedy will return for another eight episodes.

[07/02/12 - 04:13 PM]
Exclusive: "Beverly Hills Nannies" to Follow "Pretty Little Liars" in August
Plus: ABC Family sets summer finales for "Secret Life of the American Teenager," "Bunheads," "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy."

[07/02/12 - 04:12 PM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Open "Haunted High" on Saturday, August 25
Charisma Carpenter, Danny Trejo, Jonathan Baron, M.C. Gainey and Marc Donato star in the original movie.

[07/02/12 - 04:11 PM]
Exclusive: Spike TV to Unleash "Rat B*stards" on Tuesday, July 31
Plus: fellow freshman entry "Big Easy Justice" will resume with back-to-back episodes on Monday, July 23 at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/02/12 - 04:00 PM]
"BET Awards 12" is the #1 Awards Show on Cable, Drawing 7.4 Million Total Viewers
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, July 1.

[07/02/12 - 03:35 PM]
Saban Brands Partners with The CW to Launch Five-Hour Kids Television Block
The company plans to re-brand the daypart, which will air on The CW Saturday mornings from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. starting this fall.

[07/02/12 - 03:32 PM]
"Night of Premieres" Programming Leads Disney Channel to Friday's Top 7 TV Telecasts in Kids 2-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, June 29.

[07/02/12 - 02:06 PM]
NBC Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Initiatives
"Community," "Grimm," "A Conversation with Bryan Fuller" and "Revolution" are among the featured panels.

[07/02/12 - 01:58 PM]
Cartoon Network Debuts First-Ever Adventure Time "Comic-Con Quest" at Comic-Con International 2012
Fans will be rewarded for traveling throughout the show floor to check out the plethora of "Adventure Time" product.

[07/02/12 - 01:14 PM]
Will Discovery Finally Solve the Mystery of Amelia Earhart? Network Sponsors Groundbreaking Research and Recovery Mission
The underwater search will focus on the reef slope off the west end of Nikumaroro, where waters can reach depths of up to 1,500 meters.

[07/02/12 - 01:04 PM]
Warner Bros. Entertainment Presents "Extra at Comic-Con(R)"
Look for the free outdoor entertainment festival happening in San Diego's Bayfront Park July 12–14 during Comic-Con International: San Diego.

[07/02/12 - 12:40 PM]
NBC Announces Military and First-Responder Service "Operatives" to Be Featured in New Competition Series "Stars Earn Stripes"
They'll join previously announced celebrities Laila Ali, Dean Cain, Terry Crews, Nick Lachey, Todd Palin, Picabo Street, Dolvett Quince and Eve Torres.

[07/02/12 - 12:39 PM]
History(R) Premieres "Great Lake Warriors" on Thursday, July 19th at 10pm ET/9pm CT
The series follows tugboat men, "sailors in constant combat with the deadly storms and hazards of the Great Lakes."

[07/02/12 - 12:38 PM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Four Brand-New Episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants" in "The Super Spongy Square Games" One-Hour Television Event
Johnny Knoxville guest stars in the event, airing Saturday, July 21 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/02/12 - 12:30 PM]
Syfy's "Most Dangerous Night on Television" Presents The Philadelphia Experiment - Starring Golden Globe Nominee Malcolm McDowell - and True Bloodthirst in July
Andrew Lee Potts and Neil Jackson star in the latter project, from UFO Films.

[07/02/12 - 12:20 PM]
Video: Promo for FX's Upcoming Late-Night Comedy Series "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell"
The newcomer premieres Thursday, August 9 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[07/02/12 - 12:13 PM]
HBO Renews Drama Series "The Newsroom" for Second Season and "True Blood" for Sixth Season
Both series will return for new season in 2013.

[07/02/12 - 11:36 AM]
"Live! With Kelly" Heats Up Morning TV with A-List Celebrities, Favorite Guest Co-Hosts and a Rousing Fourth of July Celebration
Highlights include the exciting finale of the show's "Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search."

[07/02/12 - 11:27 AM]
"The American Bible Challenge" and "Beat the Chefs" Set to Premiere on Thursday, August 23 on GSN
Jeff Foxworthy and Matt Rogers host the respective newcomers.

[07/02/12 - 11:20 AM]
Two Hour Special Event "Oprah Builds a Network" to Air Sunday, July 8 and 15 at 9 PM on OWN
"We wanted this special to open the doors and go behind the scenes of key moments of this journey building the network," said Sheri Salata.

[07/02/12 - 11:18 AM]
Stand Up and Shout for the Fifth Season Return of BET's Hit Gospel Singing Competition "Sunday Best" Premiering Sunday, July 8 at 8:00 P.M.
The winner of season five will receive a national recording contract with Music World Gospel, a cash prize, and an exclusive prize from Ford.

[07/02/12 - 11:06 AM]
New Hidden Camera Reality Series "Code 9" Premieres Thursday, July 26 on Disney Channel
Hosted by Wes Dening, the unscripted comedy series pairs kids with a parent to help create, plan and cast the entire prank.







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[01/31/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 92% of Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49, Which Matched Its Highest Result Since Its Season Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 Shows - "20/20" Hits 10-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Home Demo Crown with "Shark Tank"
The network's reality mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 03:44 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" - Season 5 Trailer
The show's 10-episode fifth season kicks off on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/30/15 - 02:01 PM]
Production Has Started in New Orleans on "Zoo," CBS's New Drama Series Based on James Patterson's Bestselling Novel
The series starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie will premiere in summer 2015.

[01/30/15 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Greenlights Miniseries "Lewis and Clark," Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts, With Production to Begin This Summer
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are among the executive producers.

[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
Airdate of March 25 Set for "Nashville: On the Record 2," One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba
Direct from Nashville's world famous Grand Ole Opry House, cast members of ABC's acclaimed primetime series "Nashville" will take the stage to perform songs from the show and provide candid interviews backstage.

[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production and Announces Cast of Two Comedy Pilots: "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie"
Both pilots are single-camera and are shooting in Los Angeles.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Super Bowl Spot for "Dig"
The 15-second spot will feature clips from the international production, premiering Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Chart Topping Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Joining tonight's celebration is Super Bowl XLIX's esteemed National Anthem singer Idina Menzel.

[01/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
"Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," A Unique Hybrid of Comedy, Confession and Life-Saving Information, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
Taped at the Levity Live Comedy Club inside the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY, the special showcases O'Donnell's skills as a laugh-out-loud stand-up comedian, while incorporating a vital message literally near and dear to her heart.

[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
Series Finale of "Parenthood" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since December 11, 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return with a Demo Victory
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" return up double-digits from their fall finales in adults 18-49.