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[08/18/13 - 09:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
"Cops" repeats lead the charge for the former while "48 Hours" rebroadcasts power the latter.

[08/17/13 - 11:57 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is Currently the Night's #1 Show in Total Viewers and the #1 Non-Sports Telecast in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 16.

[08/17/13 - 08:42 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with NFL Preseason Coverage
The network's Buccaneers/Patriots matchup leads the pack among adults 18-49 last night.

[08/16/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: Lauren Graham brings "Someday, Someday, Maybe" to The CW; Megan Park joins NBC's "Undateable"; and MTV gives series order to "Jerks with Cameras."

[08/16/13 - 04:06 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," NFL Preseason Top Charts
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Owner's Manual," E!'s "Pop Innovators" and Lifetime's "Supermarket Superstar."

[08/16/13 - 01:25 PM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Celebrate One Year Together on "Live with Kelly and Michael"
Beginning on August 19 and continuing through August 30, Ripa and Strahan will feature five clips each day showcasing memorable moments of their first year together.

[08/16/13 - 01:02 PM]
TV One to Premiere Acclaimed Harry Belafonte Documentary "Sing Your Song" Sunday, August 25 at 11 AM ET
This marks the basic cable premiere of the 2011 documentary, which charts Belafonte's life as a rising black Hollywood star amid the social and political racism plaguing 1960s America.

[08/16/13 - 12:12 PM]
Exclusive: The CW Books Summer Finales; "Arrow: Year One," "Colin & Brad" Specials
Look for the one-hour "Arrow" recap special on Wednesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/16/13 - 10:38 AM]
MTV.com and Bedsider.org Roll Out Series of Short Webisodes Catching Up on the Stories of Four Young Women from Earlier Seasons of "16 and Pregnant"
Within each video, these teen mothers talk candidly about teen pregnancy and contraception, touching on issues like what birth control methods they're currently using.

[08/16/13 - 09:46 AM]
"Do No Harm" Slots 13th Episode for Saturday, September 7
It was previously reported NBC trimmed the short-lived drama from 13 to 12 episodes.

[08/16/13 - 09:27 AM]
Martha Stewart a Judge on Hub Network's "Halloween Bash"; Costume Contest Submissions Start Today
One lucky winner will take home $25,000 and will have a chance at a walk-on role on "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series."

[08/16/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Is Currently Delivering a Three-Week High in 18-49 and Is Matching Its Best Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 15.

[08/16/13 - 08:33 AM]
Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum Team Up for an All-New Episode of "CMT Crossroads" Premiering Friday, September 13
Meeting and collaborating for the first time in Los Angeles, Nicks and Lady Antebellum will share harmonies and stories.

[08/16/13 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," Repeats Keep CBS in Front
Plus: all of the broadcast networks get a boost from local NFL preseason coverage.

[08/16/13 - 08:00 AM]
Four Acts Return to the Competition as Judges' Wild Card Choice on Aug. 20-21 "America's Got Talent"
Plus: comedian and "AGT" finalist Tom Cotter returns to the stage to perform on the Wednesday, August 21 live results show.

[08/16/13 - 07:45 AM]
Bruno Mars to Exclusively Premiere Highly Anticipated New Single Live from the VMA Stage
Plus: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis make their VMA debut this year where they will perform their anthem for marriage equality, "Same Love."

[08/15/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: Nickelodeon cancels "Wendell & Vinnie"; MTV's "The Real World" to return to San Francisco; and Josh Gad joins Billy Crystal on FX's "The Comedians."

[08/15/13 - 05:08 PM]
Showtime 2013 Fall Programming Overview
Highlights include stand-up specials from Billy Gardell, Dana Gould and Nick Cannon.

[08/15/13 - 04:46 PM]
"Sex and the City" Creator Darren Star Writes New Show for TV Land
This single-camera comedy is based on the novel "Younger" by Pamela Redmond Satran.

[08/15/13 - 03:55 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Returns Big for A&E
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Spell-Mageddon," Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime" and Oxygen's "I'm Having Their Baby."

[08/15/13 - 01:40 PM]
Week 3 "Animation Domination High Def" Ratings
FOX spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, August 10.

[08/15/13 - 01:21 PM]
Gina Gershon to Star in Lifetime Original Movie "House of Versace"
Raquel Welch, Enrico Colantoni and Colm Feore also star in project, which premieres Saturday, October 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/15/13 - 01:16 PM]
Syfy Launches "Syfy Now" App as Part of NBCUniversal's TV Everywhere Initiative
Through Syfy Now viewers have access to full, streaming episodes of Syfy original series.

[08/15/13 - 12:30 PM]
The CW Network Launches CW Seed, The Network's Digital Studio, with Four New Series Today
Highlights include the all-new third season of "Husbands" and the debut episodes of "The P.E.T. Squad Files," "Gallery Mallory" and "Backpackers."

[08/15/13 - 12:18 PM]
"Tunnel of Fire" Premieres Tuesday, August 20 at 8 P.M., ET/PT as Part of "CMT Bike Week"
Check out the promo featuring Clint Ewing attempting to travel through a towering inferno longer than a football field.

[08/15/13 - 11:36 AM]
Consumers Make Changes at Some of America's Most Iconic Companies on "The Customer Is Always Right?"
The new reality series launches Thursday, September 5 at 10:00/9:00c on OWN.

[08/15/13 - 11:25 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores Biggest Week Since December While "Late Night" Hits Nine-Week High
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 5-9.

[08/15/13 - 11:19 AM]
The Many Faces of "Key & Peele" Return for Third Season New Season Premieres on Comedy Central(R) Wednesday, September 18 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Guest stars this season include James Callis, Andrew Daly, David Giuntoli, Gabriel Iglesias, Colin HanksNatasha Leggero, Jack McBrayer and more!

[08/15/13 - 11:10 AM]
Style Premieres Competitive Home & Party Planning Specials
"Matched by Design" and "Keep the Party Moving" will air on Tuesday, August 20 and 27, respectively, at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/15/13 - 11:09 AM]
A&E's "Duck Dynasty" Season Premiere Shatters Cable Record with a Whopping 11.8 Million Viewers Becoming the #1 Nonfiction Series Telecast in Cable History
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 14.

[08/15/13 - 11:08 AM]
NBA on TNT Preseason Action Tips Off with the Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets Thursday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. ET
Additionally, the network will air NBA preseason action when the Houston Rockets visit the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m.

[08/15/13 - 11:08 AM]
NBA TV to Televise Preseason Games from Around the Globe with Multiple Appearances by the Lakers, Thunder, Rockets, Pacers and Warriors
The schedule will begin Saturday, Oct. 5, at 9 a.m. ET when the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant visit Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul in Istanbul, Turkey.

[08/15/13 - 11:03 AM]
ESPN to Televise NBA Preseason Doubleheader October 23
Highlights include the new-look Brooklyn Nets - led by first-time head coach Jason Kidd - visiting the Boston Celtics and Rajon Rondo.

[08/15/13 - 11:00 AM]
USA Network Announces Carly Rae Jepsen #UniteLIVE The Concert To Rock Out Bullying
The special event will be held at a surprise location, on October 3, in commemoration of National Bullying Prevention Month.

[08/15/13 - 10:37 AM]
TNT Renews Summer Series "Rizzoli & Isles," "Major Crimes" and "Perception" As Series Dominate Basic Cable's Summer Ratings Charts
The renewals join the previously announced fourth-season order of TNT's epic drama "Falling Skies," one of the summer's most popular dramas with key demos.

[08/15/13 - 10:30 AM]
The "Sleepy Hollow" and Eventful Demand It!(R) Advance Screening Competition Is Coming to... a Head!
The cities that receive the most online votes by Monday will win a free advance screening of the pilot.

[08/15/13 - 10:23 AM]
Stars from ABC's Most Anticipated New Shows Are Featured on the "ABC Fall Preview Special Presented by The Chew," Airing Sunday, September 1
Highlights include the cast of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." in their first-ever television interview together.

[08/15/13 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Hits Multi-Week Highs in Late-Night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 5-9.

[08/15/13 - 10:12 AM]
Global Superstar Justin Timberlake to Perform at the 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" and Receive the Prestigious "Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award"
Timberlake, along with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, leads this year's VMA pack with six nominations each.

[08/15/13 - 09:30 AM]
"The Greatest Event In Television History" Returns Nov 7th!
After two failed (but hilarious) attempts, Adam Scott tries once again to nail down The Greatest Event in Television History.

[08/15/13 - 09:16 AM]
Destination America Unveils New Series "Buying the Bayou" Premiering Saturday, September 7 at 10PM
Watch people go head-over-heels for the swampfront shack of their dreams - whether it's an alligator farm or converted fishing boat.

[08/15/13 - 09:00 AM]
Canine Contest Launches as NBC Drama "Chicago Fire" Seeks to Honor Country's Top Firehouse Dog
The winner, to be named "'Chicago Fire' Top Dog," will make an appearance on both "Today" and on the popular primetime drama series about the Windy City heroes.

[08/15/13 - 09:00 AM]
Major Update to WatchESPN App for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Now Available on the App Store
In addition to live access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and ESPN Goal Line/Buzzer Beater, the latest WatchESPN version introduces several new enhancements.

[08/15/13 - 09:00 AM]
New E! Specials "I Survived a Serial Killer" & "Co-Ed Nightmares" Premiere Back-To-Back Thursday, August 22nd at 9:00pm ET/PT and 10:00pm ET/PT On E!
Both specials "examines some of the most terrifying, mysterious and devastating stories of violence that made national headlines."

[08/15/13 - 08:37 AM]
Sundance Channel Announces Cast and Start of Production for "The Red Road"
Martin Henderson, Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson, Tamara Tunie, Annalise Basso, Allie Gonino, Kiowa Gordon and Tom Sizemore all star in the six-episode series.

[08/15/13 - 08:33 AM]
NBC Is #1 Wednesday Night in Total Viewers with the #1 Show of the Night by That Measure, "America's Got Talent"
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 14.

[08/15/13 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef" Trumps "Got Talent" as FOX Tops Demos
NBC however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[08/15/13 - 08:08 AM]
USA Network Announces Fall Programming Premiere Dates
Highlights include the return of "White Collar" on Thursday, October 17 plus off-network runs of "Modern Family" and "NCIS: Los Angeles."

[08/15/13 - 08:01 AM]
Time & Networks for Fifteenth Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Dec. 3-4
ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise all 12 games of the two-day event matching top college basketball programs playing for conference supremacy and the Commissioners Cup.

[08/15/13 - 07:01 AM]
The 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show" to Feature Performances by New Faces of Pop Austin Mahone and Ariana Grande
Additionally, chart-topping female DJ/Producer duo and COVERGIRLS NERVO will spin from the red carpet throughout the broadcast.







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[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
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[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."

[10/17/19 - 10:09 AM]
New HBO Drama Series "The Outsider" Debuts January 12, 2020, Exclusively on HBO
Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, the drama series explores the investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy and the mysterious force surrounding the case.

[10/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Greg Kinnear Joins CBS All Access' "The Stand" as Glen Bateman
Kinnear joins previously announced cast members James Marsden, Amber Heard, Heather Graham, Odessa Young, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Henry Zaga, Brad William Henke, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Hamish Linklater, Alexander SkarsgÄrd and Whoopi Goldberg.

[10/17/19 - 09:33 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with Stephen Colbert
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[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
Available at launch of the service will be the Academy Award(R)-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and more.

[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
Award-Winning "The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!" to Debut on Nickelodeon December 2019
The live television production will capture all-new depths of theatrical innovation where the power of optimism really can save the world.

[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "SuperVillain" Profiling Tekashi 6ix9ine
The three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop's prince of trolls, boasting 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.

[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for All-New "Mind Field" Special That Explores the Science of Fear
Michael Stevens asks where fear comes from and uncovers why fear is such a fundamental and important part of being human.

[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Crossover Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
Quibi Teams Up with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Create Two Daily Entertainment Shows
As part of the new agreement, two daily shows will be developed and produced in collaboration with the NBCUniversal Digital Lab for Quibi's curated news and information programming, Daily Essentials.

[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Lolita Davidovich, Grant Show and Drew Seeley Star in "Write Before Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 17, on Hallmark Channel
When Jessica (DeVitto) is dumped by her boyfriend right before Christmas, she sends the five cards meant for him to five people who changed her life and somehow sets off a chain reaction of love.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
"The premium drama bar is set high, and I have no doubt this talented team will deliver and be great creative partners to great creators," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf Discover Love at the Holidays in "A Christmas Love Story," A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering December 7, on Hallmark Channel
Youth choir director Katherine Clark (Chenoweth) is preparing her students for their annual Christmas Eve show and discovers a new teen volunteer, Danny (Kevin Quinn), has an incredible voice.