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[09/03/12 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with Animated Repeats
Plus: despite three hours worth of originals, ABC takes fourth place in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/02/12 - 11:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Returns on Top for ABC
FOX however doesn't get a lift from its inaugural primetime coverage.

[09/01/12 - 09:08 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins with All-Repeat Lineup
The Alphabet is tops in total viewers and adults 18-49 with "Shark Tank" and "20/20."

[08/31/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 31
Updates include: Rebecca Breeds joins CBS's "Ex Men"; William Petersen on track to depart Cinemax's "Hurt People"; and Randy Jackson to transition to mentor role on FOX's "American Idol."

[08/31/12 - 05:46 PM]
FOX Makes Reservation for Second Season of "Hotel Hell"
"We're really excited to have the opportunity to turn around many more hotels in dire need of intervention," said Gordon Ramsay.

[08/31/12 - 02:15 PM]
Video: "Sons of Anarchy" - Before the Anarchy: Peek at Season 5
Co-star Theo Rossi takes you behind the scenes in this latest tease for the new season, due Tuesday, September 11.

[08/31/12 - 02:14 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Slates "Rizzoli & Isles" Return for Tuesday, November 27
The five-episode run will close out the show's third season with season four - ordered back in June - due next year.

[08/31/12 - 01:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Wins Demos with College Football, Fox News Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The American Bible Challenge," FX's "Louie" and Showtime's "The Real L Word."

[08/31/12 - 01:26 PM]
"America Now" with Leeza Gibbons & Bill Rancic Premieres September 10
Plus: Susan Feniger, Dailyn Matthews, Stephanie Nelson, Kate Carr, Brent Green and Nathan Lyon are among the show's expanded list of experts.

[08/31/12 - 11:10 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Finds the Funny in New Daytime Syndicated Series Premiering Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Said Harvey, "I'm not a doctor or a therapist, but I am an expert on men - I know what makes us tick."

[08/31/12 - 10:54 AM]
The Roloffs Journey Down Under for a Special Family Vacation in TLC Special
The one-hour special airs this Monday, September 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/31/12 - 10:30 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for August 30
CBS details the latest elimination on its summer mainstay.

[08/31/12 - 10:29 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Texas Car Wars" to Rev Up Primetime TV This Fall
The eight-part series launches Thursday, September 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/31/12 - 09:52 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Fork," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/31/12 - 09:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang," "Big Brother" Put CBS on Top
Plus: The CW's "The Next" hits a series high despite its modest numbers.

[08/31/12 - 08:26 AM]
"Saving Hope," Likely Inflated by Local NFL Coverage, Reports Its Top Results of the Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 30.

[08/31/12 - 07:57 AM]
TV Land Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of "M*A*S*H" with Month-Long Salute Beginning September 2
The celebration will kick off with the airing of "M*A*S*H: 30th Anniversary Reunion" on said date followed by a day-long Labor Day marathon.

[08/30/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 30
Updates include: CBS in talks for Robin Williams-led comedy from David E. Kelley; Taylor Schilling tapped as lead in Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black"; and Julia Ormond to star in Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[08/30/12 - 04:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: TLC's "Honey Boo Boo" Wins Demos, Fox News Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Hollywood Exes," Discovery's "American Guns" and Food Network's "Restaurant Stakeout."

[08/30/12 - 04:01 PM]
Jason Kennedy, Catt Sadler Expand Roles at E! as Co-Anchors of "E! News Weekend"
Kennedy has also been named host of E! Online's buzzed about new web-series, "Live From E!"

[08/30/12 - 03:25 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Wraps as Cable TV's #1 New Comedy of Summer 2012
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 02:57 PM]
June's Big Reveal Draws Big Ratings on TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 02:24 PM]
Heather Cox Named ESPN's "Saturday Night Football" on ABC Sideline Reporter
She will join play-by-play commentator Brent Musburger and analyst Kirk Herbstreit each week.

[08/30/12 - 02:21 PM]
"NBC Olympics Live Extra" App Re-Launches Today as "NBC Sports Live Extra"
The new app will live stream an abundance of live sporting events that air on NBC, NBC Sports Network or Golf Channel.

[08/30/12 - 01:34 PM]
NBC's "Powered by the People" Campaign Teams with New York's Transportation Alternatives for a Free Advance Screening on September 4 on NBC's New Action Drama "Revolution" Powered by On-Site Bicyclists
Co-star Tim Guinee will be one of the power pedalers at the event.

[08/30/12 - 01:10 PM]
ESPN Fantasy Football App Launches for Windows Phone Exclusively on Nokia Lumia Smartphones
The app "takes advantage of the Windows Phone platform with panoramic views and toast notifications."

[08/30/12 - 01:05 PM]
CBS and Cookie Jar Entertainment Present the New Children's Educational and Informational Programming Schedule for "Cookie Jar TV," Premiering Saturday, Sept. 22
"Liberty's Kids" will join returning series "The Doodlebops" and "Busytown Mysteries."

[08/30/12 - 12:48 PM]
"Nightline" No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 13-17.

[08/30/12 - 12:37 PM]
CBS Sports Network to Showcase Live NBA Development League Games for 2012-13 Season
The network's coverage will feature 12 live regular-season games, including two from the 2013 NBA D-League Showcase, as well as 2013 NBA D-League Playoffs and Finals action.

[08/30/12 - 12:29 PM]
Current TV's "Joy Behar: Say Anything" Reveals Premiere Week Guest Lineup
The series premieres this Tuesday, September 4 at 6:00/5:00c on the cable channel.

[08/30/12 - 12:05 PM]
MTV's Retro Mania Returns with a Labor Day Weekend Marathon of "The Hills" Beginning Friday, August 31 Through Sunday, September 2
The cable channel will air all six seasons of "The Hills" over the course of the weekend.

[08/30/12 - 11:43 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Primetime Growth
OWN spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/30/12 - 11:38 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Bandages," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/30/12 - 11:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Kicks Off Season Two of "Homeland" with a New York City Premiere Party Presented by Time Warner Cable
A livestream of the event will be available on Friday, September 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT through NowLive.

[08/30/12 - 10:41 AM]
Jay Leno Delivers #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Aug. 13-17, Topping the ABC and CBS Slot Competition in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 13-17.

[08/30/12 - 10:22 AM]
CBS Sports Network Previews 2012 NFL Season with Roundtable Shows Featuring NFL on CBS Announcers
"Eye of the NFL: Season Preview" premieres this Sunday, September 2 at 7:00/6:00c while "Eye on the NFL: Hot Topics" bows Monday, September 3 at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/30/12 - 10:15 AM]
Reelz Premieres New Original Series "MovieStyle with Michael O'Connor"
The series, due Saturday, September 15, is "the first television show of its kind to look at how influential styles in the movies become the trends we see in pop culture."

[08/30/12 - 10:14 AM]
ABC News' Republican National Convention Coverage is the Only Broadcaster to Grow in the Key Adult 25-54 News Demographic
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 09:56 AM]
"Crash & Bernstein," a Buddy-Comedy That Brings Together an Everyday Kid and His Unpredictable Puppet, Premieres Monday, October 8 on Disney XD
Plus: the premiere episode will be available on iTunes as a free download beginning Monday, September 24.

[08/30/12 - 09:41 AM]
NBC Sports Group's 2012-2013 NHL Regular-Season Television Schedule Features Over 100 Games on NBC & NBC Sports Network
Highlights include the first ever Hockey Day in America tripleheader, including an evening game on NBC Sports Network between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers.

[08/30/12 - 09:31 AM]
MTV Announces the Final Season of Pop Culture Phenomenon "Jersey Shore," with Season Six Marking the Final Summer in Seaside, Premiering on Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for the one-hour retrospective special, "Gym, Tan, Look Back," on Thursday, September 6 at 6:00/5:00c.

[08/30/12 - 09:25 AM]
Field Finalized for "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Fridays - Season Begins Friday, September 14 at 9PM ET/PT on FX
The eventual season winner - who will be crowned at the live finale on Saturday, December 15 - will receive a six-figure contract with the UFC organization.

[08/30/12 - 09:21 AM]
New Images from Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" Starring Grant Bowler and Lindsay Lohan
Check out three new shots of the duo as Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor from the upcoming original movie.

[08/30/12 - 09:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Edge FOX, "Dance" in Demos
Plus: Republican National Convention coverage draws nearly 10 million viewers between ABC, CBS and NBC at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/30/12 - 09:13 AM]
Chiller Unveils Airdates for October Originals - Debuts of Original Horror Movie "Dead Souls" and Original Documentary Film "The American Scream"
"Dead Souls," adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker Award Finalist Michael Laimo, premieres Friday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/30/12 - 08:43 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Scores Its Highest Wednesday Figures in 18-49 and Total Viewers Since June 27
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 07:58 AM]
A&E's Hit Original Series "Duck Dynasty" Returns for a Second Season with 26 All-New Episodes Premiering Wednesday, October 10 at 10PM ET/PT
Back-to-back episodes will air at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c on said night.

[08/30/12 - 07:55 AM]
ESPN Releases Major Update to ScoreCenter App for iPad
The update is "designed to make it easier than ever for fans to follow the latest scores and highlights in the world of sports anytime, anywhere."

[08/30/12 - 07:04 AM]
"Crossfire Hurricane," a New Film from the Rolling Stones, to Debut Nov. 15 on HBO
Brett Morgen directed the project, which will also receive a theatrical release and can be seen by Stones fans in selected cinemas across the country in the fall.

[08/30/12 - 07:01 AM]
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Presents "DNC 2012: Hope and Change 2" Week-Long Coverage from the 2012 Democratic National Convention Airing Tuesday, September 4-Friday, September 7 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
Guests will include Tom Brokaw, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Austan Goolsbee.







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[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.