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[01/08/13 - 11:14 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #40-31
Our annual countdown continues with "Modern Family," "White Collar," "Parks & Recreation" and more!

[01/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: NBC gives pilot order to "Bloodlines"; Sarah Shahi lands arc on CBS's "Person of Interest"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on MTV's "Awkward."

[01/08/13 - 05:33 PM]
President Obama Welcomes New NBC Comedy Series "1600 Penn" to White House for Screening on January 9
The late-afternoon event climaxes a whirlwind day of promotional events in Washington, D.C., designed to launch "1600 Penn."

[01/08/13 - 04:25 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Extends Demo Streak to Five Weeks
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Making Mr. Right," Lifetime's "An Amish Murder" and TLC's "Best Funeral Ever."

[01/08/13 - 04:21 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Worldwide Exclusive with Lance Armstrong Airs Thursday, January 17 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The special 90-minute Thursday night episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" will air at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/08/13 - 04:20 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon Is "Victorious" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," OWN's "Six Little McGhees" and TBS's "Wedding Band."

[01/08/13 - 04:08 PM]
Production to Start on "Home Again" with Jennie Garth and Cameron Mathison Set to Premiere Thanksgiving 2013 on ABC Family
Cameron Mathison and Mary Kay Place also star in the project, from director Jerry Ciccoritti and writers Michael Vickerman & Ann Gunder.

[01/08/13 - 02:22 PM]
Animal Planet's "Gator Boys" Snaps Up 1.3 Million Viewers in Season Two Debut
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 02:03 PM]
HGTV Rings in the New Year with Record Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/08/13 - 02:01 PM]
Discovery Channel Uncovers the World of Illegal Smuggling and Trafficking in the Eye-Opening Series "Extreme Smuggling"
The four-part series launches this Monday, January 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[01/08/13 - 01:41 PM]
Cartoon Network Ranks as Television's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Boys 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 01:26 PM]
Successful Holiday Programming Events and Slate of Network Movie Premieres Drive Strong New Year Start for The Hub TV Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 01:16 PM]
BCS National Championship: Cable's Second Biggest Audience of All Time
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 01:11 PM]
"Boo Boo" Rings in 2013 with the Series' Most-Watched Episode to Date
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 12:37 PM]
FOX at TCA: "In Living Color" Reboot Not Happening, "Goodwin Games" Could Be Pushed to Summer
Plus: Kevin Reilly on the futures of "The X Factor" and "So You Think You Can Dance."

[01/08/13 - 12:22 PM]
Jackson: "America's Best Dance Crew" May Find a New Home
The "American Idol" judge says his MTV dance competition is hoping to set up shop somewhere else.

[01/08/13 - 12:05 PM]
Seahawks/Redskins NFC Wildcard Clash Scores Big on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 11:54 AM]
NBC Sports Network Presents Five College Basketball Games and Three College Hockey Contests This Week
No. 19 San Diego State will host Colorado State at the Viejas Arena in primetime beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/08/13 - 11:50 AM]
"Magic City" Turns Up the Heat in Miami Casting Rap Icon Rick Ross
He'll play "Butterball," the proprietor of an illegal Cuban/American gambling house in Miami known as a "bolita," (the numbers racket).

[01/08/13 - 11:47 AM]
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan to Co-Host the "48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7 on the CBS Television Network
This will mark reigning ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Shelton's third consecutive turn hosting a live televised event.

[01/08/13 - 11:47 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers Its Best Night Ever on January 6
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6 and Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 11:35 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 1 Among Teens During a Quiet Holiday Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:59 AM]
Live Plus 3-Day Playback Lifts CBS's Record Thursday Ratings
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 3.

[01/08/13 - 10:53 AM]
CBS Has the Top 10 Scripted Programs in a Week of Series Milestones
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:47 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Sara Rue Set to Take Place on Friday, January 11
She will be up on Twitter at @sararueforreal during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/08/13 - 10:45 AM]
Up 27% Week to Week in Adults 18-49, ABC Airs 7 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:34 AM]
Disney Channel Rings in 2013 as #1 Total Day TV Network Across All Kids Posting Most-Watched First Week of the Year Ever
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:26 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces Winners of Its Annual "Stand-Up for Diversity" Comic Search as Comedians Gina Brillon and Jon Laster Earn Talent Deal with NBCUniversal
Gina Brilllon and Jon Laster took home the top honors, "the climax of a four-city outreach to discover the funniest diverse comics in the United States."

[01/08/13 - 10:04 AM]
Sing Along with Dora In Brand-New Primetime Special, "Dora Rocks!" Premiering Monday, Jan. 14, at 7PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Emmy award-winning "Dora the Explorer" currently reaches more preschoolers than any other show on television.

[01/08/13 - 09:04 AM]
AMC's Newest Unscripted Series "Showville," (formerly Titled "Road Show") Announces Lineup of Small Towns Across the Country to Be Visited for Talent Competition
Plus: actor Alec Mapa and choreographer Lisette Bustamante were named as the series' performance coaches.

[01/08/13 - 09:03 AM]
Erykah Badu, Wayne Brady, Brandy, Mint Condition, Jimmy Jam, Alicia Keys, Ledisi, the SOS Band and Terry Lewis Announced as Performers for "BET Honors 2013"
This year's honorees include Clarence Avant, Halle Berry, T.D. Jakes, Chaka Khan and Lisa Leslie.

[01/08/13 - 08:58 AM]
Allen Haff and Ton Jones to Open Their Own Storefront in "Auction Hunters: Pawnshop Edition"
The franchise's fourth season rolls out Wednesday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c on Spike TV.

[01/08/13 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Is Monday's #1 TV Series in Adults 18-34 and Women
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 08:43 AM]
The Regular-Slot Debut of "The Biggest Loser" Is the #1 Show of the Night on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 08:32 AM]
"2nd Annual NFL Honors" to Be Broadcast Super Bowl Eve, Saturday, Feb. 2 on CBS
Alec Baldwin will serve as host of the star-studded football and entertainment event.

[01/08/13 - 08:30 AM]
Seth Rogen Set to Guest-Star on "The Mindy Project" Tuesday, February 19, on FOX
He'll play Mindy's "first kiss" in the episode, in which they reminisce about their time at Jewish summer camp.

[01/08/13 - 08:29 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Air 12 Hours of 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Presented by WSOP.COM from Caesars Palace
Highlights include three original airings on NBC and three on NBC Sports Network beginning March 14.

[01/08/13 - 08:29 AM]
FOX Digs Up New Season of "Bones" - Veteran Procedural Renewed for Ninth Season
"We at FOX, along with millions of zealous fans, look forward to seeing where the incredible creative team takes the series next season," said Kevin Reilly.

[01/08/13 - 08:28 AM]
"American Idol" Debuts with Two-Night Premiere Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17, on FOX
The network details its schedule for the new season through March.

[01/08/13 - 08:27 AM]
FOX Unveils First Two Major Event Series in Development
M. Night Shyamalan's "Wayward Pines" and Bruce C. McKenna's "Blood Brothers" have both been put into development.

[01/08/13 - 08:26 AM]
Investigation Discovery Flips the Script to Take Fans on an Engaging Ride for Newest Series -- "Redrum"
This unique experience delivers a digital short using the RIDES.tv platform to highlight the unique structure of the series.

[01/08/13 - 08:26 AM]
"Animation Domination High-Def," FOX's New Alternative Animated Programming Block, to Premiere Saturday, July 27
Series offerings include "Axe Cop" and "High School USA!"

[01/08/13 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Biggest Loser," NBC Edge "Bachelor," ABC in Adults 18-49
The Peacock's "Deception" likewise sneaks past the Alphabet's "Castle" in the key demographic.

[01/08/13 - 08:17 AM]
CBS Sports' Live Stream of Super Bowl XLVII to Break New Ground Offering Viewers Enhanced Second-Screen Viewing Experience
The enhanced features on CBSSports.com include the first-ever live stream of the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show.

[01/08/13 - 08:16 AM]
Heyeper Zoom Camera System Highlights CBS Sports' Technological Advances for Super Bowl XLVII Coverage
CBS Sports is deploying six "Heyeper Zoom" high frame rate, 4K replay and zoom camera systems.

[01/08/13 - 08:13 AM]
CBS Sports to Broadcast Super Bowl XLVII Live on February 3
The Eye details its complete schedule for Super Bowl Sunday, including the post-game installment of "Elementary."

[01/08/13 - 08:12 AM]
CBS Sports Jazzes Up Super Bowl Coverage with Celebration of New Orleans with Grammy Award-Winning Native Wynton Marsalis
The one-hour special airs 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET on Sunday, February 3.

[01/08/13 - 07:11 AM]
NBC Wins the Season's 15th Week in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Other Key Ratings Categories
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 07:08 AM]
VH1 Mixes It Up, Teaming Up with Smirnoff Vodka for Third Season of "Master of the Mix"
The reality-based competition show returns at 12 AM EST on Monday, April 1 on VH1.

[01/08/13 - 06:27 AM]
ESPN's 2013 BCS National Championship Rating Up 14 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.







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[03/28/17 - 02:16 PM]
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Handcraft Their Return to NBC with Six-Episode Order for "The Handmade Project"
The competition series celebrates artisanship and the makers who can create amazing things with their hands ... and a few tools too.

[03/28/17 - 01:39 PM]
"Rescue Dog to Super Dog" Gives Assistance and Comfort to Those in Need and Purpose and a Forever Home to Rescue Dogs
In Animal Planet's new series, shelter dogs are given a second chance to become a companion to someone in need.

[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Celebrates 4 Years at #1 Turbocharged by "Mickey and the Roadster Racers"
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 01:15 PM]
Animal Owners Look to Make Big Changes for Their Overweight Pets in Animal Planet's "My Fat Pet"
In Animal Planet's all-new series, animal expert and trainer Travis Brorsen works with pets and their owners through a four-month long weight-loss journey.

[03/28/17 - 01:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in April with All-Star Lineups
Look for Louis C.K. and The Chainsmokers on April 8 followed by Jimmy Fallon and Harry Styles on April 15.

[03/28/17 - 12:58 PM]
NBC to Broadcast All Winter Olympic Programming Live Across All Time Zones
Whether daytime, primetime or late night, all U.S. viewers will be able to watch NBC's coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, at the same time.

[03/28/17 - 12:38 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Goes Beyond the Iconic Franco Zeffirelli Miniseries in "The Real Jesus of Nazareth"
40 years later, the actor who portrayed the Son of God, Robert Powell, is returning to the Holy Land to seek out clues to the real historical figure who inspired Christianity.

[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins 1Q 17 with All Kids' Demos, Marks Yearly Growth and Captures All Top Ten Shows for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 11:16 AM]
The Family Celebrates Five Years Together in the Emotional 90-Minute Series Finale of "Switched at Birth," Airing Tuesday, April 11, on Freeform
In the emotional 90-minute series finale of the award-winning drama, Kathryn becomes nostalgic when she realizes that it's been five years since the switch was discovered and the two families started living together.

[03/28/17 - 10:41 AM]
"Married at First Sight" Moves to Lifetime Starting April 20
The new spin-off series, "Married at First Sight: Second Chances," giving two past viewer favorites the chance to find love again, debuts Thursday, April 27.

[03/28/17 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Exclusive Clip from Upcoming Documentary "Disgraced"
The documentary features former Baylor University men's basketball assistant coach Abar Rouse and secret audio recordings of former head coach Dave Bliss.

[03/28/17 - 10:13 AM]
FOX Sports Welcomes Back Big Personality Pierzynski
Hired by FOX Sports initially to be an analyst for the 2011 MLB postseason, Pierzynski joined the FOX Sports team again in 2012, 2013 and 2015.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Three-Night Special Event Taking Viewers Back to Face 1970s Serial Killer in "Son of Sam: The Hunt for a Killer"
The three-night special event will premiere this summer on the cable channel.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Its Sixth Season April 16
Recurring guest stars on the new season include Amy Brenneman, Margaret Colin, Stephen Fry and Paul Scheer.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.