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[09/14/13 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC on Top in Viewers, Demos
The network's mainstay also posts week-to-week gains in adults 18-49.

[09/14/13 - 08:32 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Top Friday 18-49 and 25-54 Numbers Since May 31 and Biggest Overall Audience Since February 15
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 13.

[09/13/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 13
Updates include: Grant Gustin is "The Flash" for The CW; Lisa Edelstein to lead Bravo's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"; and Janet Tamaro to exit TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles."

[09/13/13 - 03:56 PM]
FOX Gives Pilot Order to New Crime Drama "The Middle Man," from Pearl Street Films, Ben Affleck and Glenn Gordon Caron
Affleck is attached to direct the pilot, set in 1960s Boston, from Caron's script.

[09/13/13 - 03:20 PM]
Disney XD Scares Up Highly Anticipated "Monster Mayhem" Programming Event Featuring Spooky Episodes of Fan-Favorite Shows on Monday, October 14
Look for special themed installments of "Crash & Bernstein," "Kickin' It," "Mighty Med" and "Lab Rats" on said date.

[09/13/13 - 03:01 PM]
Multi-Emmy Nominee and Film Star Danny Glover to Guest Star on NBC's New Drama Series "Ironside"
He will appear in a flashback sequence as Ironside's (Blair Underwood) father, Frank.

[09/13/13 - 02:32 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Returns on Top for NFL Network
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Fame High," AMC's "Owner's Manual" and Discovery's "The Presidents' Gatekeepers."

[09/13/13 - 12:55 PM]
Syfy's Sixth Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Scare-a-Thon Unleashes 600 Hours of Bloodcurdling Programming
Highlights include a full night of "Scare Tactics" on Monday, October 28, one week later than previously announced.

[09/13/13 - 08:49 AM]
"The Million Second Quiz" Scores NBC's Best Adult 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, Since May 16
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 12.

[09/13/13 - 08:44 AM]
America's Restoration Kingpin Chip Foose Supercharges Velocity This Fall with an All New Season of "Overhaulin'"
Ultimate Fighting Championship's Arianny Celeste joins the new season - premiering Tuesday, October 1 at 9:00/9:00c - as co-host.

[09/13/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Shark" Bites NBC's "Quiz"/"Rookie Blue" Posts Best-Ever Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 12.

[09/13/13 - 08:37 AM]
Get Your Fill of Chills and Thrills During ABC Family's 15th Annual "13 Nights of Halloween" Holiday Programming Event Airing October 19th - 31st
Highlights include a brand new episode of "Pretty Little Liars" and the premiere of spin-off series "Ravenswood."

[09/13/13 - 08:29 AM]
Enter ABC's "Lucky 7" Sweepstakes for the Chance to Win $100,000
Upon entering the sweepstakes, viewers will receive an online ticket with seven randomly assigned numbers that could potentially be the Grand Prize winner.

[09/13/13 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The X Factor" Pulls in Front for FOX
Night two however is down more than 30% from last year among adults 18-49.

[09/13/13 - 08:00 AM]
E!'s Brand New Special "Secrets of Fashion Week" Premieres Tonight, Friday, September 13th at 8:00pm ET/PT on E!
Giuliana Rancic hosts a panel of experts, including model Coco Rocha, designers Rebecca Minkoff and Stacy Bendet, and NBA star Amar'e Stoudemire.

[09/13/13 - 06:57 AM]
A&E Presents "The Marriage Test" from Executive Producers Jay McGraw and Dr. Phil McGraw
The 90-minute special premieres on Saturday, September 21 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/13/13 - 06:56 AM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Nominated "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Academy Award-Nominated Actor Jake Gyllenhaal Thursday, September 19 at 8PM ET/PT
In the episode, Gyllenhaal opens up about being raised in a Hollywood family and working with starlets like Anne Hathaway.

[09/12/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: MTV greenlights two drama pilots; BET to renew "Being Mary Jane," end "Reed Between the Lines"; and Cameron Diaz joins CBS's "Bad Teacher" as a producer.

[09/12/13 - 06:22 PM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere Backdoor Pilot "The Mystery Cruise" Airs Saturday, October 5
The Gail O'Grady/Michelle Harrison-led project was previously slated for Saturday, October 19 on the parent Hallmark Channel.

[09/12/13 - 04:51 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Duck Dynasty" on A&E
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Spell-Mageddon," FXX's "The League" and Oxygen's "Too Young to Marry?"

[09/12/13 - 03:39 PM]
June and Sugar Bear Commit to Record-Breaking Numbers
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.

[09/12/13 - 03:18 PM]
The Secrets to Having Posh Personal Style Are Just a Closet Away with Lifetime's New Unscripted Series "Million Dollar Shoppers," Premiering October 10
The newcomer will follow "Project Runway" on Thursday nights at 10:30/9:30c.

[09/12/13 - 02:16 PM]
New Sibling Comedy "Enlisted" to Premiere Friday, January 10, on FOX
"Bones" and a full hour of "Raising Hope" will instead fill Friday nights beginning November 8.

[09/12/13 - 01:24 PM]
"First Cousin Once Removed," the Intimate Story of One Man's Journey Through Alzheimer's Disease, Debuts Sept. 23 on HBO
Shot over the course of five years, the film documents Edwin Honig's condition with care and compassion.

[09/12/13 - 01:16 PM]
"The Tonight Show" Generates Its Biggest Weekly 18-49 Audience Since December
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 2-6.

[09/12/13 - 01:06 PM]
Nickelodeon and Pharrell Williams Give "Bikini Bottom" a Makeover with Release of SpongeBob SquarePants X ICECREAM Brand Capsule Collection
"SpongeBob promotes happiness and optimism and I wanted this line to represent that," said Pharrell Williams.

[09/12/13 - 01:01 PM]
CBS Renews "Big Brother" for Summer 2014
"Big Brother: After Dark" will also return to TVGN next summer.

[09/12/13 - 12:39 PM]
Showtime(R) Acquires British Indie Thriller "Flying Blind"
Helen McCrory, Kenneth Cranham and Najib Oudghiri star in the film, premiering Thursday, September 26 at 9:30/8:30c.

[09/12/13 - 12:30 PM]
TVGN to Premiere "Wendy Williams: How You Doin', Broadway?!" Television Special on Wednesday, October 2 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Viewers will follow Wendy as she embarked on her Broadway debut in the musical production of "Chicago" and prepared for her role as the prison matron Mama Morton.

[09/12/13 - 12:06 PM]
Grab the Remote and Buckle Up for Bravo Media's New Social Voyeuristic TV Series, "The People's Couch," Beginning Sunday, October 6 at 11:30PM ET/PT
The three-episode, limited series features real people watching and commenting on popular shows and news from the past week.

[09/12/13 - 12:00 PM]
"Under the Dome" Season 1 - A U.S. and International Ratings Success
CBS spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/12/13 - 11:23 AM]
"American Daredevils" - New Series Premieres Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10PM PM ET/PT on History(R) with Back-to-Back Episodes
The 16-episode half-hour series brings to life the stories of the men who proudly carry the torch lit by Evel Knievel.

[09/12/13 - 11:21 AM]
GSN Paints the Town with "Skin Wars," as Network Orders 8 Episodes of New Original Series
The hour-long competition show seeks to find the most talented and versatile body painters in the country.

[09/12/13 - 10:43 AM]
"19 Kids and Counting" Returns to TLC on September 17
Jim Bob and Michelle are starting a new business and the whole family is getting involved to plan the first-ever Duggar Family Flea Market.

[09/12/13 - 10:31 AM]
Amazon and CBS Corporation Renew Content Licensing Agreement for the Second Season of "Under the Dome"
The serialized drama will return for its second season on the CBS Television Network in summer 2014.

[09/12/13 - 10:09 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, "Dora's Great Roller Skate Adventure," Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The episode addresses bullying and presents a "strength in numbers" message.

[09/12/13 - 10:01 AM]
More Presenters Announced for the "65th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Sunday, Sept. 22
Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Alec Baldwin, Andre Braugher, Bryan Cranston, Claire Danes, Jimmy Kimmel and Sofia Vergara are the latest on tap.

[09/12/13 - 09:53 AM]
"Big Brother" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.

[09/12/13 - 09:44 AM]
Broadcast Premiere of the Full-length Trailer for Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" to Air During ABC's Telecast of Marvel's "Iron Man 2" on September 17
New promos of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." will also be showcased during the broadcast.

[09/12/13 - 09:43 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Kenneth Cox from Riverside, Calif., Is "Live's Biggest Fan" and the Winner of "Live's Biggest Fan Search"
Cox received an eight-day all-inclusive vacation of a lifetime for two to the Yasawa Island Resort in Fiji, with airfare provided by Fiji Airways.

[09/12/13 - 09:37 AM]
Mekhi Phifer and Eliza Coupe Jump Into "House of Lies"
Coupe will star as Marissa, "a wild-child internet company head and heir to a wealthy media family."

[09/12/13 - 09:37 AM]
Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and Benjamin Walker Star in the HBO Films Presentation "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," Directed by Stephen Frears, Debuting Oct. 5
Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears directed from a script by Shawn Slovo.

[09/12/13 - 09:31 AM]
Chart-Topping Pop Musician, Cody Simpson, to Perform at "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," Oct. 26
The two-hour event will also include the first-ever nationwide 50-state costume competition judged by a panel of celebrity presenters, including Halloween expert Martha Stewart.

[09/12/13 - 09:20 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Has Enrolled in Greendale Community College! "Community" Airs Friday Nights Starting September 20
Plus: look for a special 10-episode marathon on Sunday, September 15 from 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET/PT.

[09/12/13 - 09:08 AM]
MTV's Most Outrageous Best Friend Duo "Snooki & JWOWW" Returns to the Network on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The fall season premiere of "Awkward" will now slide to 10:30/9:30c.

[09/12/13 - 08:57 AM]
Chefs' Creativity and Skills Put to the Test in the Aisle and Kitchen in "Guy's Grocery Games," Hosted by Guy Fieri
The series - featuring a $20,000 prize - premieres Sunday, October 20 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[09/12/13 - 08:49 AM]
Cassadee Pope Finds Her Voice in the New CMT Docu-Series "Cassadee Pope: Frame by Frame" Premiering Friday, October 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The newly monikered six-episode series will now air at the later time of 10:00/9:00c.

[09/12/13 - 08:48 AM]
Cartoon Network Expands Award-Winning "Stop Bullying: Speak Up" Campaign with Fall Slate of Projects Leading into National Bullying Prevention Month
The multiple award-winning pro-social campaign has continued to recruit and engage new allies to support the network's vision of encouraging bystanders to speak up whenever they see bullying behaviors take place.

[09/12/13 - 08:36 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Generates the #1 Results of the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.

[09/12/13 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's Repeat "Shark Tank" Catches NBC's "Million Second Quiz" in Adults 18-49 with 4-Month Highs in the Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.







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FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 05:06 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
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[01/14/17 - 05:06 PM]
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[01/14/17 - 05:05 PM]
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