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[09/16/12 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Notre Dame/Michigan State Puts ABC on Top
FOX's coverage of USC at Stanford shares second place with NBC in adults 18-49.

[09/16/12 - 07:18 AM]
"American Idol" Judges Announced: Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj & Keith Urban
Hopefuls will meet host Ryan Seacrest and the new four-person panel today, when the auditions begin in New York City.

[09/15/12 - 09:30 PM]
Discovery Channel Honored with Six Awards at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys(R)
"Deadliest Catch" snatched two wins while "Frozen Planet" was honored with four awards.

[09/15/12 - 07:53 PM]
The 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmys Winners
HBO took home 17 awards, followed by CBS with 13 and PBS with 11.

[09/15/12 - 07:18 PM]
History(R)'s "Hatfields & McCoys" Wins Three Emmy(R) Awards at the Creative Arts Presentation
The mini-series was honored for Sound Mixing, Single-Camera Picture Editing and Makeup.

[09/15/12 - 08:59 AM]
ABC's Friday Season Premieres Open Big
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 14.

[09/15/12 - 08:58 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Kicks Off Season on Top
"Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are?" and "20/20" likewise put ABC in front.

[09/14/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 14
Updates include: Freddie Highmore to play Norman Bates on A&E's "Bates Motel"; Jim Gaffigan to topline potential CBS comedy; and Jenna Dewan joins Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[09/14/12 - 05:14 PM]
Broadway Original "Rent" Star Jesse L. Martin Will Recur in NBC's "Smash" Over Arc of Six Episodes When Series Returns in Mid-Season
He'll play "the artistic director of the Manhattan Theatre Workshop whose story crosses with virtually every cast member."

[09/14/12 - 04:19 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" Tops Broadcast, Cable in Demos
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap," FX's "Louie" and GSN's "The American Bible Challenge."

[09/14/12 - 03:21 PM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Sets Series Records for a Regular Telecast on Thursday, September 13
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.

[09/14/12 - 02:15 PM]
Bears-Packers on "Thursday Night Football" Most-Watched NFL Network Opener with 8.6 Million Viewers
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.

[09/14/12 - 01:48 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Television Rights to Liz Garbus' Documentary Feature "Love, Marilyn"
The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival and a Gala Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday evening.

[09/14/12 - 01:22 PM]
New Daytime Syndicated Series "Trisha Goddard" Premieres Monday, September 17, 2012
"Trisha has the perfect combination of training and life experiences mixed with compassion, intuition and charm," said Paul Faulhaber.

[09/14/12 - 12:10 PM]
Video: "Revenge Perspectives" Webisode Series Available Online at ABC.com/Revenge
The three-part video series features highlights and exclusive content narrated by Emily, Daniel and Victoria.

[09/14/12 - 11:12 AM]
Interview: "Hell on Wheels" Executive Producer John Shiban
The Anson Mount-led drama continues Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c on AMC.

[09/14/12 - 11:02 AM]
E! Gets Musical This September As No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen And Kevin & Dani Jonas Are Featured In New E! Entertainment Specials
Look for first of said trio - "E! Entertainment Special: Carly Rae Jepsen" - this Sunday, September 16 at 10:30/9:30c.

[09/14/12 - 10:13 AM]
TLC Kicks It Up with New Special "Down South Dance"
The special, due Wednesday, September 26 at 11:00/10:00c, follows two teams of teen cloggers as they compete in the R2K Clogging Invitational.

[09/14/12 - 10:09 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Spiraling," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17.

[09/14/12 - 08:47 AM]
In Total Viewers, "America's Got Talent" Tops FOX's Premieres, Jumps 26% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.

[09/14/12 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee," FOX Top Demos; "Got Talent," NBC Win Viewers
"Glee" is the night's top draw in adults 18-49, but returns down 13% from a year ago.

[09/14/12 - 08:17 AM]
Richard Hammond Takes on the Most Iconic and Daring Jobs in America on Season 2 of "Crash Course," Premiering Monday, Oct. 22 on BBC America
In each episode, he will face head-on new, wildly unfamiliar, comical and, at times, frightening occupations - with less than five days to master each job.

[09/14/12 - 08:08 AM]
"Need to Know" Renewed by PBS Through June 2013
The weekly newsmagazine airs Fridays at 8:30/7:30c on the network.

[09/14/12 - 08:06 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for September 13
CBS details the latest elimination on its summer mainstay.

[09/14/12 - 07:36 AM]
Master Pastry Chef Ron Ben-Israel Returns for Third Season of "Sweet Genius" on Food Network
The competition series returns Thursday, October 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/14/12 - 06:56 AM]
"The Houstons: On Our Own" Premieres Wednesday, October 17 at 9:00PM (ET) on Lifetime
Plus: look for the one-hour special "Remembering Whitney" to kick off the night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/14/12 - 06:53 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Sponsors Inventive Activities for Kids and Families During World Maker Faire 2012 at New York Hall of Science, September 29-30
Highlights include Carla Hall from ABC's "The Chew" giving a culinary demonstration on making a delicious dish healthier for the entire family.

[09/13/12 - 11:56 PM]
"America's Got Talent Live In Las Vegas" Debuts September 26 at The Palazzo Las Vegas
The eight-week limited engagement features this season's winner and other top performers, along with fan-favorite special guests.

[09/13/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 13
Updates include: Malin Akerman in talks for ABC's "Trophy Wife"; Leslie Grossman joins USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; and Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton join Larry David in HBO's "Clear History."

[09/13/12 - 10:15 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Voting Results for September 13
NBC details the winner of the coveted $1 million grand prize and a performance in a headlining show in Las Vegas.

[09/13/12 - 05:20 PM]
Video: "Beauty and the Beast" - Human Preview
Check out the latest promo for the newcomer, launching Thursday, October 11.

[09/13/12 - 05:19 PM]
Video: "Arrow" - Ladies Love Oliver Queen Preview
Watch the latest spot for the Stephen Amell-led drama, premiering Wednesday, October 10.

[09/13/12 - 03:14 PM]
Sixth Week of TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Brings in 2.2 Million Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 12.

[09/13/12 - 02:37 PM]
All-New Episodes and Shorts Bolt to "DC Nation" on Cartoon Network
"Green Lantern: The Animated Series" and "Young Justice: Invasion" are both due back on Saturday, September 29 at 10 a.m. (ET, PT).

[09/13/12 - 02:36 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Honey Boo Boo" Leads Demos, "Royal Pains" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Inside the NFL," NFL Network's "A Football Life" and NBC Sports Network's "NFL Turning Point."

[09/13/12 - 02:13 PM]
Laura Innes Will Guest-Star on Monday, September 17 Episode of Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13"
She'll play Emma Jinks, the mother of Agent Steve Jinks (Aaron Ashmore), who has been estranged from her son for two years.

[09/13/12 - 12:49 PM]
"No Place on Earth" from History Films(TM) Finds Its Place with Magnolia Pictures as Company Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights
The feature documentary "tells the gripping story of a Jewish family who took refuge in a cave for nearly two years to evade Nazi capture."

[09/13/12 - 12:44 PM]
Kevin Smith Appears in an All-New Episode of "Face Off," Followed by the Premiere of New Reality Competition Series, "Hot Set," Tuesday, September 18 on Syfy
Season two winner Rayce Bird is also on hand to assist the contestants with their designs.

[09/13/12 - 12:36 PM]
Sneak Peek of New Drama "Call the Midwife" Exclusively on PBS Facebook Page
The hit British series was just named the "Best New Drama" at the TV Choice Awards in London.

[09/13/12 - 12:30 PM]
Starz Casts Toby Stephens in New Original Series "Black Sails"
He'll play Flint, "the most brilliant and feared captain of all the Golden Age pirates and commander of the pirate ship, Walrus."

[09/13/12 - 12:18 PM]
NASCAR, Sprint And Turner Sports Introduce First Official NASCAR App For iPhone and iPod Touch
iPhone customers with a Sprint Unlimited Data Plan will have access to extra features.

[09/13/12 - 12:11 PM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score Season Highs During the Disrupted Week of Sept. 3-7
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 3-7.

[09/13/12 - 12:10 PM]
ESPN and Ubisoft to Collaborate on Content for ESPN Sports Connection(TM)
Developed by Ubisoft Barcelona, ESPN Sports Connection will be available in North America exclusively for the Nintendo Wii U this holiday.

[09/13/12 - 11:28 AM]
Me-Ow! Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" Scratches and Claws to Ratings Highs and Series Renewal
A fourth season of the feline fan favorite with 17 one-hour episodes is set to premiere in 2013.

[09/13/12 - 11:23 AM]
"My Life is a Lifetime Movie" - Hybrid Unscripted Program Paying Homage to Cultural Impact of Network's Movies to Premiere October 17
Lifetime has ordered seven hour-long episodes of the series, airing Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/13/12 - 10:54 AM]
It's the Return of Fluffy and Friends for the Second Season of "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" Premiering on Comedy Central(R) Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Iglesias opens each of the six episodes with all-new material, introducing several stand-up guests throughout each show.

[09/13/12 - 10:53 AM]
TLC Renews Hit Bridal Series "Randy to the Rescue" for a Second Season
Season two - slated to premiere in May 2013 - will feature 10 all-new cities.

[09/13/12 - 10:48 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "The Woods," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17.

[09/13/12 - 10:09 AM]
Presenters Set for The 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards(R), Airing Friday, September 21 (8-9 P.M. ET) on NBC
Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Lochte, Robert Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana, Natalie Morales, Andy Garcia and Rafael Amaya are all slated to appear.

[09/13/12 - 09:52 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Glee" Co-Stars Dean Geyer & Becca Tobin
Meet season four's new additions to the series, which returns tonight at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.







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[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.

[09/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with a Full Day of Programming Honoring the Comedy Legend When "Joan Day" Airs Friday, September 19th
Plus: "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan," a 90-minute special, airs that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Explodes Back onto Adult Swim - Season Two Premieres Saturday, October 18th at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
Based on 2009's critically-acclaimed feature film, the "Black Dynamite" animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and his crew.

[09/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Bill Hader Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on Oct. 11 with Musical Guest Hozier
Hader earned two Emmy nominations while on "SNL" and received critical acclaim for his notable impressions and characters, including the 'Stefon' as well as dozens of others.

[09/17/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Game" Begins November 5 at 10:00PM as Part of BBC America's "Dramaville"
When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, MI5 leader, Daddy (Brian Cox), assembles a secret committee to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."