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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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[01/29/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week - Ranks #1 in Total Viewers 13 of Last 14 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 10:12 AM]
Five Greenlights, Two Renewals, And a Premiere! Comedy Central(R) Announces CC:Studios Development Slate
Available now on cc.com is "Roustabout," a comedic travelogue that follows Kurt Braunohler as he jet skis from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money for charity.

[01/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
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The role of 16-year-old Princess Elena, the bold, caring, funny and clever ascendant to the throne in the fairytale kingdom of Avalor, will be voiced by Aimee Carrero.

[01/29/15 - 09:50 AM]
Debut Episode of Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect Mobile Game Premieres Today on the App Store
Said Kurt Sutter, "It's finally fucking here. It's awesome. Play it. Live it. Be the prospect."

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network's newcomer equals last week's series high among adults 18-49.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Captures Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Rebroadcast Since April 16, Its Second-Biggest to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/29/15 - 08:15 AM]
"Shark Week" Returns to Discovery Channel on July 5
A summer long celebration of all things shark, this year's edition will deliver more hours of all new, visually-stunning and informative shark-filled specials than ever before.

[01/29/15 - 08:03 AM]
The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga and John Legend to Perform on "Stevie Wonder: Songs In the Key of Life - An All-Star Grammy(R) Salute," Monday, Feb. 16 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Janelle Monáe, Ed Sheeran and Usher.

[01/29/15 - 07:17 AM]
Bravo Media Picks Up "Top Chef" for Season 13 and Embarks on Nationwide Casting Call
The network announced open casting calls in cities across the country for chefs interested in competing in the high-stakes culinary competition series starting on February 3.

[01/29/15 - 06:48 AM]
Original Programming on The Weather Channel Registers Double Digit Increases
Upcoming original primetime premieres include "Coast Guard Alaska" (February 23), "Weather of Biblical Proportions" (March 15), and "Brainstormers" (March 22).

[01/29/15 - 06:46 AM]
Country Superstar Tim McGraw to Perform for Glen Campbell at the Oscars(R)
"I'm honored to be asked to sing this powerful song from one of the true legends of the music industry," said McGraw.

[01/29/15 - 06:07 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 05:01 AM]
Bell Media and CBS Corporation Announce Long-Term Content Licensing and Trademark Agreement for Showtime(R) in Canada
The exclusive, landmark deal will bring the Showtime brand to Canada for the first time, with hundreds of hours of past, present and future Showtime programming being made available across Bell Media platforms.

[01/29/15 - 05:00 AM]
NBC's "The Blacklist" Launches "Red Is on the Run to Thursdays" Scavenger Hunt in 25 Cities
The first three fans in each city to catch the Red decoy, wearing his signature suit and fedora hat, will be rewarded with cash prizes.

[01/28/15 - 05:48 PM]
Breaking News: Supergirl Casts James Olsen
Mehcad Brooks is set as James Olsen, a photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara (series star Melissa Benoist) works.