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[12/31/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Hit Season Highs as They Win the Week of Dec. 17-21
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 17-21.

[12/31/12 - 09:38 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Sets a New Record This Season in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[12/31/12 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Big Finish for NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock's NFL franchise posts its best numbers since its special Wednesday season opener.

[12/31/12 - 08:11 AM]
Cowboys-Redskins Scores Best-Ever Overnight for NFL Regular-Season Primetime Game on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 30.

[12/31/12 - 07:04 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications Announce New Distribution Agreement
Launch of content across these new distribution platforms is planned to begin in the first half of 2013.

[12/31/12 - 06:49 AM]
NBCUniversal Signs Multi-Year Carriage Deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative
Today's announcement follows NBCUniversal's recent distribution agreements with Cablevision, Mediacom, Suddenlink and Verizon.

[12/30/12 - 06:27 PM]
NFL Wild Card & Divisional Playoff Schedule Announced
NBC's coverage of Cincinnati at Houston and Minnesota at Green Bay will kick things off on Saturday, January 5.

[12/30/12 - 09:46 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Rebroadcast Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 29.

[12/30/12 - 09:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops" Repeats Top Low Key Demo Race
Plus: CBS is the most-watched network powered by a rebroadcast of "48 Hours."

[12/29/12 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Two-Hour "Dateline" Puts NBC in Front
The Peacock is the night's top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/29/12 - 08:46 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Friday Telecast Since September 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 28.

[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."







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[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
"We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that Joan would have wanted the franchise to continue," the network said. "Fashion Police will return in 2015 commencing with Golden Globes coverage on Monday, January 12."

[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
Get Ready for an "Awkward" Binge Sesh When MTV Airs the Hit Series in Its Entirety Beginning on Monday, September 22 at 8:30 AM ET/PT
Said marathon concludes with the premiere of the second-half of season 4 on Tuesday, September 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Justified" Arrests Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
The series returns for its sixth and final season in January 2015.

[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Kenny Chesney" Premieres Saturday, September 27 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Viewers can get a sneak peek of Chesney's "American Kids" performance exclusively on the CMT Artists App beginning tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET.

[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network's Hit Series "Regular Show" Is Back for a Not-So-Regular Sixth Season Premiering Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The Emmy-winning series was created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns to BBC America Saturday, October 4, 11:00 PM ET
In the premiere episode, Denzel Washington, Peter Capaldi and Gemma Arterton will join each other on Graham's infamous orange sofa.

[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Series Premiere on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is "a fun, fast-paced guide that catalogues the ways in which the .01 percent spend their money."