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[01/04/14 - 09:15 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is the #1 Non-Sports Show of the Night with Its Top Friday Viewership Since March 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 3.

[01/04/14 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides the Cotton Bowl to Victory
Last night's Oklahoma State/Missouri match-up however falls short of Texas A&M/Oklahoma from a year ago.

[01/04/14 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Hits a Season-High for a Repeat and "20/20" Marks 6-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 3.

[01/03/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 30-January 3
Updates include: Laurie Metcalf joins "The McCarthys" at CBS; Bonnie Dennison first to board Matt Hubbard's FOX comedy; and Tamera Mowry confirms end of ""Tia & Tamera."

[01/03/14 - 03:07 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," Sugar Bowl Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Couples Therapy," MTV's "Ridiculousness" and truTV's "Impractical Jokers."

[01/03/14 - 01:56 PM]
National Geographic Channel Kicks Off the New Year with the "Ultimate Survival Alaska" Sweepstakes, Awarding One Grand Prize Winner an Alaskan Experience Like No Other
One lucky winner will get the "ultimate" Alaskan adventure filled with outdoor survival lessons, hiking, fishing and the opportunity to meet some of the cast members featured in the show.

[01/03/14 - 12:10 PM]
Time Warner Cable's Widely Distributed Preferred TV Package Now Includes Smithsonian Channel's Critically-Acclaimed and Award-Winning Programming
Smithsonian Channel was previously only available for an additional subscriber fee through the TWC HD tier.

[01/03/14 - 11:54 AM]
HGTV Rings in New Year with Highest-Ever Social Media Traffic
HGTV spins the digital numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/03/14 - 11:42 AM]
FOX Sports GO to Live Stream 49ers at Packers Wild Card Game
Customers of participating providers may access the live stream of 49ers at Packers through the FOX Sports GO app for iOS tablets, as well as through www.FOXSportsGO.com.

[01/03/14 - 11:35 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Rings in 2014 with "Cruise in and Win Week," January 6-10
One lucky home viewer will escape the winter blues and set sail on a Disney Cruise Line vacation aboard the newly re-imagined Disney Magic.

[01/03/14 - 10:43 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Set to Add "WATCH ABC Family" Service to Its Portfolio of Authenticated "Watch" Live Streaming Offerings
At launch, the WATCH ABC Family app will be available on iOS and Kindle Fire devices, as well as select Android tablets, including Samsung Galaxy devices.

[01/03/14 - 10:34 AM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Opens 2014 on Top with Rose, Fiesta Bowls
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Kim of Queens," Discovery's "Lone Target" and LMN's "House of Secrets."

[01/03/14 - 10:15 AM]
"House of Cards" Season One Director's Commentary - Now Live Exclusively on Netflix
Audio commentary from all six season one directors - David Fincher, James Foley, Joel Schumacher, Charles McDougall, Carl Franklin and Allen Coulter - is now available.

[01/03/14 - 10:00 AM]
Binge TV Continues on TVGN (TV Guide Network) with All-Day Marathon of CBS's "Hostages" on Sunday, Jan. 5
Said stunt is timed with the show's two-hour season finale, which airs this Monday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[01/03/14 - 09:41 AM]
CBS Rings In the New Year with a Bang - Network's Entire Thursday Lineup Posts Demo Growth From Last Original Episodes
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 09:31 AM]
Country Music Superstar Brad Paisley to Perform Live at "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards"
Plus: Drew Barrymore, Robert Downey Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Queen Latifah, Melissa McCarthy, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake are among the latest to attend.

[01/03/14 - 09:05 AM]
History's Hit Original Series "Counting Cars" and "American Restoration" Return for All New Seasons Tuesday, January 7 with Back-to-Back Episodes
Look for "Counting Cars" at 9:00/8:00c followed by "American Restoration" at 10:00/9:00c on said night.

[01/03/14 - 08:50 AM]
Highest Overnight for Sugar Bowl Since 2007; Combined Overnight Rating for Rose Bowl, Fiesta Bowl & Sugar Bowl Rises over 2013
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 08:40 AM]
Fifth Season Debut of "Community" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49, Topping ABC's Season Premiere of "The Taste"
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 08:29 AM]
"Travel's Best: Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts" for 2014 Named by TravelChannel.com
A panel of experts enlisted by TravelChannel.com have collaboratively discussed and debated the all-inclusive resort options, and determined the 10 best around the globe.

[01/03/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's New Thursday Line-up Finishes #2 - "The Taste" Beats NBC's Comedy Premiere Block and "The Assets" Nearly Ties "Parenthood" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Bang Theory" Open 2014 on Top
Plus: ABC's "The Assets" launches below the year-ago repeat of "Scandal" at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/03/14 - 08:10 AM]
Syfy's New Lineup of Sexy Supernatural Dramas Heats Up Mondays Beginning January 13 from 8-11PM
Returning dramas "Lost Girl" and "Being Human" will be joined by newcomer "Bitten."

[01/03/14 - 07:43 AM]
Showtime(R) to Marathon Full Seasons of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" Ahead of New Season Premieres on Sunday, January 12
Plus: look for the broadcast premieres of "Silver Linings Playbook" and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2."

[01/03/14 - 06:36 AM]
2014 NHL Winter Classic Ties for Best Rating for Regular-Season Game in 39 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 04:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC Tops Night with "New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest"
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Moonshiners," truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" and ESPN's "Chick-fil-A Bowl."

[01/02/14 - 03:11 PM]
FOX Sports to Live Stream AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Through FOX Sports GO Mobile App
FOX Sports' lead college football broadcast team of Gus Johnson, Charles Davis, and Kristina Pink have the call live from AT&T Stadium in Dallas.

[01/02/14 - 02:49 PM]
The FA Cup with Budweiser Returns to FOX Sports
The world's oldest soccer competition and England's main domestic cup tournament kicks off third round action this weekend.

[01/02/14 - 02:31 PM]
Monster Energy Supercross TV Talent Announced for FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 Broadcasts
Joining play-by-play announcer Ralph Sheheen in the booth will be 1997 450SX Class Champion Jeff Emig and pit reporter Jenny Taft.

[01/02/14 - 02:31 PM]
"CMT After Midnite with Cody Alan" Kicks Off First Week with Star-Studded Lineup Beginning Monday, January 6
The show will originate from the CMT Radio studio in Nashville and be available on iHeartRadio.

[01/02/14 - 01:51 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Season 11 Auditions Start Monday, January 13, in Atlanta, GA
Atlanta will be followed by auditions in New Orleans, Los Angeles and newly added Philadelphia and Chicago.

[01/02/14 - 01:35 PM]
In Year 20, NFL on FOX Posts Most-Watched Season Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[01/02/14 - 12:28 PM]
MTV's "Teen Wolf" Returns Next "Moonday" with a Full Day Marathon Leading Up to the Second Half of Season Three on January 6 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The show's most recent episodes with air with limited commercial interruption from 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET sponsored by upcoming release "That Awkward Moment."

[01/02/14 - 11:45 AM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) Announces Binge TV Event Featuring Three Hit Series from The CW Network
Look for marathons of "The Tomorrow People," "The Originals" and "Reign" on successive Saturdays beginning January 4.

[01/02/14 - 11:39 AM]
TBS Finishes the Year as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 23-29 plus the year to date.

[01/02/14 - 11:01 AM]
The Puppies Are Coming! Animal Planet's Pup-Culture Phenomenon Celebrates 10 Years with "Puppy Bowl X"
With 12.4 million viewers last season, Animal Planet has upped the ante with all new features and guest stars to make "Puppy Bowl X" the biggest game ever!

[01/02/14 - 10:10 AM]
NASCAR Driver Carl Edwards Makes a Pit-Stop on "The Biggest Loser," and One Eliminated Player Gets Back in the Game Tuesday, January 7 on NBC
The eliminated player with the highest percentage of weight loss will get a "Second Chance" to return to the competition as the show draws closer to the February 4 live finale.

[01/02/14 - 10:07 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Achieves Its Second Consecutive Year of Double Digit Ratings Growth
OWN spins the numbers for 2013, where it ranked as the #5 primetime cable network among all African American women.

[01/02/14 - 09:59 AM]
"Doctor Who" Christmas Special Crowns BBC America's Record Year
Upcoming premieres include "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" on January 29; the second season of "Ripper Street" on February 22; and the return of "Orphan Black" on April 19.

[01/02/14 - 09:42 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Regular-Season Ratings Highest in 19 Years and Viewership Second Highest in 26 Years
CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[01/02/14 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel's "The Trip: 2014," the Second Annual Programming Event Plus Sweepstakes, Kicks Off on January 2nd - and One Lucky Winner Will Win a $100,000 Dream Adventure for Two to Spain and Morocco
The one-hour special premieres Monday, January 27 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[01/02/14 - 08:41 AM]
Encore of "Law & Order: SVU" Ties for #1 in the 10 p.m. Slot in Adults 18-49 and Is #1 Outright in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeat Race Opens 2014 with CBS in Front
"Criminal Minds," "CSI" and "Hawaii Five-0" are all the most-watched programs last night.

[01/02/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wraps 2013 on Top in Viewers, Demos
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" sparks the Alphabet to victory.

[01/02/14 - 08:11 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Begins AFC Playoff Coverage with San Diego Chargers-Cincinnati Bengals Wild Card Game #2 on Sunday, Jan. 5
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the action, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, live from the Chargers-Bengals game at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

[01/02/14 - 07:59 AM]
Double-Digit Ratings Increase for Rose & Fiesta Bowls Combined
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 06:51 AM]
2014 NHL Winter Classic Ties for NBC's Best-Ever Overnight for NHL Regular-Season Game
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 05:07 AM]
Music from Bruce Springsteen's New Album to Be Heard First in Upcoming Broadcasts of "The Good Wife" and on CBS.com
Three songs from the album - the title track "High Hopes," "Hunter of Invisible Game" and "The Ghost of Tom Joad" - will be featured in January 12 episode.

[01/01/14 - 09:03 AM]
Primetime Segment of "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" Soars Versus Year-Ago Results by 64% in 18-49 Rating and 53% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 31.

[01/01/14 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Dominates New Year's Eve - Primetime "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Draws Its 3rd-Largest Ever Audience
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 31.

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[12/01/15 - 05:40 PM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agent Carter" Season Premiere Moves to January 19
Due to the scheduling of the State of the Union Address on January 12, "Marvel's Agent Carter" will return for a second season of adventure and intrigue on a new date.

[12/01/15 - 12:13 PM]
Hollywood's A-List Heads to Ovation TV for No-Holds-Barred Interview Show, "Los Angeles Times' The Envelope"
The series is hosted by Rebecca Keegan and Mark Olsen who sit down with the year's critically acclaimed directors and actors for an in-depth discussion of their awards-worthy films and the filmmaking process.

[12/01/15 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Expands Scripted Slate with Pre-Launch Renewal of "Those Who Can't," And Begins Development on Three New Scripted Projects
"Those Who Can't" centers on a trio of trouble-making high school teachers played by show creators and executive producers Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy.

[12/01/15 - 11:46 AM]
"War & Peace" Reimagined for a New Generation Premieres on Lifetime, A&E and History January 18
The epic features an award-winning cast including Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson and others.

[12/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
TV One Celebrates Eddie Murphy in PBS' "18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor" Special This Friday, December 4 at 8 P.M. ET
Originally broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, the special taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and features star-studded appearances by leading entertainers and comedians.

[12/01/15 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look at "Outlander" Season Two
The Season Two teaser is the first release for Starz' 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings.

[12/01/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to Air on ABC, Sunday, December 13
Ginnifer Goodwin narrates the one-hour special, which explores the moment where folklore met filmmaking.

[12/01/15 - 09:46 AM]
An All-New "The Biggest Loser" Returns January 4 with a New Host, Theme, Logo, Gym and Format and Eight Compelling Contestant Teams of Two
Dolvett Quince and Jen Widerstrom return to train eight contestant teams of two, all with compelling stories.

[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Superstore"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 by wide margins.

[12/01/15 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Presents "A Very Murray Christmas"
In just 4 days, Bill Murray and his celebrity friends will bring joy and laughter to people all around the world with the Netflix original holiday special.

[12/01/15 - 07:41 AM]
"Bolshoi Babylon," An Unprecedented Inside Look at the Famed Russian Ballet Company in the Wake of Scandal, Debuts Dec. 21 on HBO
The film was previously slated to debut the week prior on Monday, December 14.

[12/01/15 - 07:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents Series Finale of Landmark "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee," Commemorating 25 Years on Air, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 8PM (ET/PT)
Ellerbee, who has announced her retirement, will highlight some of Nick News' most poignant episodes and discussions, while presenting the story and philosophy behind the award-winning series.

[12/01/15 - 07:30 AM]
Juanes, Seth MacFarlane and Trisha Yearwood Added to Lineup for "Sinatra 100 - An All-Star Grammy Concert," Sunday, Dec. 6 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Zac Brown, Harry Connick, Jr., Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood and Usher.

[12/01/15 - 07:03 AM]
Luke Bryan, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, and Demi Lovato to Perform in Times Square During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles.

[12/01/15 - 06:51 AM]
Video: MTV Reveals Stunning Opening Title Sequence for "The Shannara Chronicles"
The show open features powerful and stunning visuals of the post-apocalyptic world of "Shannara," harmonized with artist Ruelle's haunting hit song, "Until We Go Down."