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[12/28/12 - 05:19 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: College Bowls Top Viewers, truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The Newlywed Game," TLC's "Wives with Beehives" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami Reunion."

[12/28/12 - 05:14 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Discovery's "Amish Mafia" Event Leads Demos, ESPN Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime," History's "Cajun Pawn Stars" and E!'s "Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings."

[12/28/12 - 01:37 PM]
TLC Moves "Sin City Rules" to Tuesdays at 10/9c
The Sunday series will now anchor the cable channel's Tuesday block beginning January 1.

[12/28/12 - 10:37 AM]
"New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" Features Classic Performances by the Biggest Names in Music History
The two-hour special, hosted by Fergie in Los Angeles and Jenny McCarthy from Times Square, airs Monday, December 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/28/12 - 10:28 AM]
ABC Family's 15th Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Soars to Record Levels; Pacing for #1 Year Ever in 2012
ABC Family spins the numbers for December 1-25 plus the year to date.

[12/28/12 - 09:40 AM]
Ovation Rings in 2013 with a Full Slate of Series, Documentaries and Films
Highlights include "Manet: The Man Who Invented Modern Art," "Dance School: Juilliard," "The Scapegoat" and "Who The #$&% is Jackson Pollock."

[12/28/12 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos on All-Repeat Evening
"The Big Bang Theory" is the night's top draw in both categories.

[12/27/12 - 06:01 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles" Finale Tops Christmas for TNT
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Leverage," truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" and ESPN's NBA doubleheader.

[12/27/12 - 05:56 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA Tops Christmas Eve with "WWE Raw"
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Teen Mom 2," Showtime's "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States" and ESPN's "Sheraton Hawaii Bowl."

[12/27/12 - 03:38 PM]
Fuller: NBC Not Moving Forward with "Mockingbird Lane"
The proposed reboot of "The Munsters" won't be getting a series order.

[12/27/12 - 03:31 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Bravo Leads Viewers, Demos with "Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Ice Love Coco," TLC's "Sin City Rules" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[12/27/12 - 03:26 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Special "Monday Night Football" Finale Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," Animal Planet's "The Year in Pup Culture" and Discovery's "Frozen Planet: Edge of the Earth."

[12/27/12 - 02:09 PM]
BBC America's New Original Series Orphan Black Premieres Saturday, March 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Tatiana Maslany stars as Sarah, "an outsider and orphan whose life changes dramatically after witnessing the suicide of a woman who looks just like her."

[12/27/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Bravo Media's First Look of the New Year's Day Episode of "Million Dollar Decorators" Available Now on BravoTV.com
Watch a sneak peek of the first 10 minutes of next week's episode.

[12/27/12 - 11:34 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for the Week Among Teens and No. 2 Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 11:30 AM]
"The X Factor" Winner Tate Stevens to Perform on "New Year's Eve Live!" Monday, December 31, on FOX
Stevens will join previously announced performers Lifehouse and Carmen Electra.

[12/27/12 - 11:12 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Performance Last Week Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 10:52 AM]
E! News Special "How Hollywood Helps" Features Interviews with Today's Hottest Celebrities Discussing the Causes They Passionately Support
The 30-minute special premieres Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[12/27/12 - 10:17 AM]
"48 Hours: Mystery on Twin Peaks Drive" Was First in Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 22.

[12/27/12 - 10:05 AM]
"NCIS" Sacks Competition - #1 in Viewers, Beating "Sunday Night Football"
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 09:16 AM]
Kennedy Center Honors Lead CBS to Star-Studded Wednesday Win
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 26.

[12/27/12 - 09:12 AM]
Against Strong Tuesday Competition, ABC Grows 8% Week to Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeat of "Criminal Minds" Puts CBS in Front
Along with "The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," the Eye leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/27/12 - 07:03 AM]
Prepare to Get "Buckwild" When the New MTV Series Premieres on Thursday, January 3 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The 12-episode series will launch with back-to-back half-hour episodes.

[12/27/12 - 06:41 AM]
NBC Wins the Season's 13th Week in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Other Key Ratings Categories
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 06:15 AM]
NBC Sports Network's Notre Dame Football Marathon Airs New Year's Day
Highlights include Notre Dame's 20-13 overtime victory over Stanford, as well as the team's thrilling triple overtime victory, 29-26, over Pittsburgh.

[12/26/12 - 12:27 PM]
Redskins Host Cowboys to Determine NFC East Champion in Final "Sunday Night Football" Game of 2012 Season
Plus: NBC will broadcast three NFL postseason games - the Wild Card Saturday doubleheader and the 2013 Pro Bowl.

[12/26/12 - 11:38 AM]
TLC's "The Sisterhood" Shines a Spotlight on Preacher Wives in Atlanta
The newcomer will now premiere Tuesday, January 1 at the earlier time of 9:00/8:00c.

[12/26/12 - 09:29 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Holiday Hits Week Scores the Show's Top Rating since Early November
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 10-14.

[12/26/12 - 09:18 AM]
NBA Christmas Day Delivers Big Numbers on ABC & ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 25.

[12/26/12 - 09:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Christmas in Demos with NBA Overrun
CBS however is the most-watched network with its all-repeat lineup.

[12/26/12 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Wins Christmas Night by 54% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 25.

[12/26/12 - 08:25 AM]
Bravo Media Rings in the New Year with Premieres of "Vanderpump Rules," "The Millionaire Matchmaker" and "Kathy"
Plus: "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Shahs of Sunset" move to Sundays at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c beginning January 6.

[12/26/12 - 08:21 AM]
"Katie" Builds for the 2nd Straight Week to its Largest Audience in 4 Weeks
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 10-14.

[12/26/12 - 08:10 AM]
Exclusive: "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" to Make TV Premiere Sunday, February 10 on Syfy
Universal Cable Productions rolled out the two-hour pilot as a 10-part web series on YouTube's Machinima Prime channel last month.

[12/26/12 - 07:46 AM]
Oxygen Media Orders Daring New One-Hour Special, "All My Babies' Mamas," to Premiere Spring 2013
The project follows "the complicated lives of one man, his children's mamas, and their army of children."

[12/26/12 - 03:20 AM]
"It's a Wonderful Life" Wins Monday in All Key Categories with Its Biggest Overall Audience Since 2005
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 24.

[12/26/12 - 02:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Christmas Eve with "It's a Wonderful Life"
Frank Capra's 1946 classic is the most-watched program last night.

[12/24/12 - 03:43 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Kicks Off Holiday Weekend on Top
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Brides of Beverly Hills," TNT's "Christmas in Washington" and E!'s "Fashion Police."

[12/24/12 - 09:36 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Emerges as the Week's #1 Drama
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/24/12 - 08:47 AM]
ABC's "The Sound of Music" Rebroadcast is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 23.

[12/24/12 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Overshadows Holiday Competition
NBC's NFL franchise however is down steeply from last week and a year ago.

[12/24/12 - 05:45 AM]
Winner Named in Last Night's Epic Finale of "The Next Iron Chef: Redemption"
Their first "Iron Chef America" battle airs on Sunday, December 30 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[12/23/12 - 10:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Highest 18-49 Rating for a Rebroadcast Since October 27
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 22.

[12/23/12 - 09:35 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Country Christmas" Encore Powers ABC Victory
The Alphabet however shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[12/22/12 - 01:27 PM]
NBC's "New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" Presents Grammy Award-Winning Group Train Live from Times Square on December 31
Also scheduled to appear: Amy Poehler, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera, Donald Trump, Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon and Anglea Kinsey.

[12/22/12 - 09:03 AM]
Encore of "Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas" Leads Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 21.

[12/22/12 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with FOX
The Alphabet's "Back to the Beginning with Christiane Amanpour" tops the night in both categories.

[12/21/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 21
Updates include: "How I Met Your Mother" to get ninth season; "Jim Rome on Showtime" is due back as a monthly series; and "Shoreline" lands at E!.

[12/21/12 - 07:21 PM]
TNT's "Leverage" Coming to an End
The series will sign off after five seasons on Tuesday, December 25 at 10:00/9:00c.







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