[sunday, february 17, 2013]    
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[02/17/13 - 09:26 AM]
"SNL" with Host Christoph Waltz Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 16.

[02/17/13 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Keeps FOX in Front
The network's coverage of the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona tops viewers and demos.

[02/16/13 - 09:18 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos Behind "Shark Tank," "20/20"
Plus: CBS's "The Job" and FOX's "Touch" both fall 22% in their second weeks among adults 18-49.

[02/16/13 - 09:11 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks #1 in Its Slot in Total Viewers and #2 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/16/13 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Show and "20/20" the #1 Newsmagazine
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/15/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 15
Updates include: Sarah Michelle Gellar joins "The Crazy Ones" at CBS; Krysten Ritter boards "Assistance" at NBC; and Felicity Huffman is caught in FOX's "Boomerang."

[02/15/13 - 05:39 PM]
Kelly Rowland to Join Kristin Chenoweth, Jess Cagle and Lara Spencer as Hosts of "The Oscars Red Carpet Live" on ABC
The official Oscar(R) pre-show kicks off on Sunday, February 24 at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/15/13 - 04:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Returns on Top for History
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Freakshow," MTV's "Failosophy" and OWN's "I Got Away."

[02/15/13 - 01:11 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Kyle Chandler Secures Lead Role in "The Vatican" on Showtime(R)
Matthew Goode and Sebastian Koch have also joined the cast of the pilot, from director Ridley Scott and writer Paul Attanasio.

[02/15/13 - 12:52 PM]
Interview: "The Chris Downey Podcast" Host Chris Downey
The "Leverage" co-creator chats about his unique podcasting adventure, plus the future of his former TNT series.

[02/15/13 - 11:13 AM]
Science Channel Airing World Premiere Special "Russian Meteor Explosion" Tomorrow - Saturday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
Earlier today, a meteor weighing nearly 11 tons streaked across the sky and broke up Friday morning over the Russian mountain city of Chelyabinsk.

[02/15/13 - 11:11 AM]
"House of Lies" Star Don Cheadle Joins W. Kamau Bell on "Totally Biased"
Said installment marks the winter finale as new episodes will resume on Thursday, May 9.

[02/15/13 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Daytime Series "The Talk" Goes Primetime! Afternoon Talker Teams Up with CBS's Hit 10:00 PM Lineup for Week-Long Event Spoofing Some of the Network's Hottest Shows
"Hawaii Five-0," "Vegas," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Elementary" and "Blue Bloods" will all be spoofed by the series.

[02/15/13 - 10:47 AM]
TV Land Greenlights Original Sitcom "Kirstie's New Show" Starring Kirstie Alley
Rhea Perlman, Michael Richards and Eric Petersen also star in the project, originally known as "Giant Baby."

[02/15/13 - 10:39 AM]
Sing and Dance Into Spring with "Lovestruck: The Musical" Set to Premiere on ABC Family April 21
Jane Seymour, Sara Paxton, Drew Seeley and Chelsea Kane star in the original movie, formerly known as "Elixir."

[02/15/13 - 10:29 AM]
TLC's "Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta" Returns on March 8
Season five kicks off at 9:00/8:00c with ABC News' Linsey Davis and the band Train in back-to-back episodes.

[02/15/13 - 10:02 AM]
Time Changes for Syfy's Lineup of Originals on Wednesday Nights Beginning February 20
"Ghost Hunters," "Ghost Mine," "Stranded" and "Haunted Collector" will all return to their original time periods.

[02/15/13 - 09:17 AM]
CBS Sweeps Thursday in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 09:00 AM]
Fuse Delivers Unmatched Coverage of the 2013 Brit Awards
Taylor Swift, Robbie Williams, Muse, Ben Howard, One Direction, Mumford & Sons, Emeli Sandé and Justin Timberlake are among those set to perform.

[02/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
"The Office" Matches NBC's Highest Rating in the Hour, Excluding Sports, Since November 8
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Builds on "Grey's" to Match a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Sparks Valentine's Day Victory for CBS
Plus: "Community" takes a big dip in its second week and "Zero Hour" opens well short of "Last Resort."

[02/15/13 - 08:18 AM]
CBS Scraps Scheduling Experiment on Sunday, March 3
"The Good Wife" and "The Mentalist" will now air at their regular times of 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively, on said date.

[02/15/13 - 07:54 AM]
All-New Season of "Oprah's Master Class" Premieres Sunday, March 3 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Alicia Keys (March 3), Cindy Crawford (March 10), Tom Brokaw (March 17) and Stevie Nicks (March 24) are all on tap next month.

[02/14/13 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 14
Updates include: Jason Isaacs tapped as "The Surgeon General" for CBS; Minnie Driver joins NBC's "About a Boy"; and Jason Ritter boards FOX's "Gavin & Stacey" import.

[02/14/13 - 09:10 PM]
"American Idol" Reveals Top 40 Semifinalists Heading to Sin City!
The Vegas move is a new twist in the competition, during which the Top 40 once again will be split by gender.

[02/14/13 - 05:23 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Goes Out on Top for Discovery
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Southland," Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" and TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive."

[02/14/13 - 05:10 PM]
NBC to Unleash "Hannibal" on Thursdays Beginning April 4
Mads Mikkelsen plays the title role on the series, from Bryan Fuller and Gaumont International Television.

[02/14/13 - 03:25 PM]
USA Network Unveils "Psych" The S#cial Sector - A New Interactive Murder Mystery Launches February 15
The eight-week multiplatform murder mystery builds on the success of the Emmy-nominated, fan favorite HashTag Killer.

[02/14/13 - 02:19 PM]
Video: Zombies Invade BlueBell on "Hart of Dixie" This Tuesday, February 19
Check out a Valentine's Day-themed clip from the show's next episode.

[02/14/13 - 01:27 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Zero Hour" Co-Star Anthony Edwards
The conspiracy thriller premieres tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[02/14/13 - 01:14 PM]
MTV to Air Can't Miss Season Finale Episode of Groundbreaking Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" on Monday, February 18 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Catfish: The Reunion Show" on Monday, February 25 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/14/13 - 01:05 PM]
ABC and Miss America Organization Proudly Announce New Three-Year Partnership and Move to Atlantic City, NJ
Anthony Eaton and his company, Tall Pony Productions, who have produced the live event in Las Vegas for the last six years, will produce Miss America 2014 in AC live on ABC.

[02/14/13 - 11:37 AM]
E! Explores the Dynamics and Drama of Music Stars Romeo Miller and Sean Kingston and Their Families in the New Special "Fame in the Family" Premiering Sunday, February 17 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Gary R. Benz, Michael Branton and Roy Orecchio are behind the half-hour special, from GRB Entertainment.

[02/14/13 - 11:03 AM]
ABC to Encore Tonight's Premiere of "Zero Hour" on Sunday Night
Said rebroadcast will replace the special "Revenge for Real: Rocky Mountain Retribution" at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/14/13 - 11:02 AM]
ABC Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Oscar(R) Week, With Special Oscar-Themed Programming Across the Network
"The Middle," "Neighbors" and "Modern Family" will all feature Oscar-inspired stories next week.

[02/14/13 - 10:58 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of February 4-8
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 4-8.

[02/14/13 - 10:48 AM]
"Idol Across America" Kicks Off Friday, March 1, in New York
The two-week, 5,000-mile trek is a cross-country relay of the "Idol" microphone.

[02/14/13 - 10:40 AM]
CBS and AXS TV Partner to Enhance Leading Live Events Network Dedicated to Live Music and Pop Culture
The multi-year commitment from CBS provides for promotion and access to content and shoulder programming opportunities, in addition to strategic support.

[02/14/13 - 10:38 AM]
The "Late Show with David Letterman" Places First for the Week in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-34
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 4-8.

[02/14/13 - 10:24 AM]
E! Pulls the Plug on "Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings"
The newcomer averaged just 393,000 viewers during its 11-week run on Wednesday nights.

[02/14/13 - 09:40 AM]
Howie Mandel and Nick Cannon Join Betty White for Super-Sized Laughs in All-New Episodes of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" February 19 & 26 on NBC
Both episodes will be followed at 8:30/7:30c by special "best of" episodes from season one of the hidden camera series.

[02/14/13 - 08:51 AM]
Up Week to Week, "Modern Family" Ranks as Wednesday's No. 1 Scripted TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 13.

[02/14/13 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Remains on Top Behind "American Idol"
The juggernaut however is down double digits from a year ago.

[02/14/13 - 08:16 AM]
TV Land Debuts Unflinching Larry David Comedy, "Curb Your Enthusiasm," on February 16
The show will then settle into its regular timeslot of 2am ET/PT beginning Tuesday, February 19, where it will air daily.

[02/14/13 - 06:52 AM]
Video: Watch Andy Samberg Prepare to Host Spirit Awards - Airs 2/23 on IFC
Presenters include Anna Kendrick, Zoe Saldana, Common, Aubrey Plaza, Jake Johnson, Jason Bateman, Rashida Jones, Salma Hayek and Channing Tatum.

[02/14/13 - 06:45 AM]
Season Two of the Hit Comedy Series "Burning Love" Heats Up the Web Today on Yahoo! Screen
June Diane Raphael stars in the show's sophomore run, with Jerry O'Connell, Michael Cera, Adam Brody and Colin Hanks among her suitors.

[02/14/13 - 06:03 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominees Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence to Present
Previously announced presenters include Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg.

[02/13/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 13
Updates include: Rupert Grint is "Super Clyde" for CBS; NBC trims "Camp" from 13 to 10 episodes; and CBS Television Distribution axes "The Jeff Probst Show."

[02/13/13 - 07:47 PM]
ABC Announces Midseason Scheduling Moves
"Happy Endings" moves to Fridays beginning March 29, while "Celebrity Wife Swap" joins Tuesdays starting February 26.

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[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.

[10/26/16 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
New this holiday season, The CW will broadcast an original holiday special, "Terry Crews Saves Christmas," for five hour-long episodes across four consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, December 20.

[10/26/16 - 10:09 AM]
WGN America's Hit Supernatural Thriller "Salem" Returns Halloween Week Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, the network released a riveting new trailer featuring a gruesome twist on "Cats Cradle."

[10/26/16 - 09:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage is up more than 17% among adults 18-49 from last year.

[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."

[10/26/16 - 08:16 AM]
Cubs vs. Indians Delivers Best Metered Market Rating for Game 1 of the World Series Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 25.

[10/26/16 - 07:47 AM]
2016 MTV EMAS Embraces Fans-First Innovation
The 2016 MTV EMAs are the first-ever awards show to launch a Facebook Messenger interactive bot to give fans an exclusive way to engage with the live show.

[10/26/16 - 07:02 AM]
National Geographic Goes "Further" - Company Announces Global Rebrand Extending Across Entire Organization
The rebrand will coincide with the global event series premiere of "Mars," the epic story of mankind's thrilling quest to colonize Mars, from executive producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, on Monday, November 14.