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[06/07/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC News Special "Brian Williams Reporting: Journey to Normandy" Ranks #1 in Its Hour in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 6.

[06/07/14 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Top Demos, Viewers Respectively
"20/20" and "Dateline NBC" lead said networks last night.

[06/06/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 6
Updates include: Yaya DaCosta cast as Whitney Houston in Lifetime biopic; Pedro Pascal to star in Netflix's "Narcos"; and Amazon greenlights a pair of comedy pilots.

[06/06/14 - 03:38 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Overshadow the Competition
Plus: numbers for History's "American Restoration," CMT's "Party Down South" and Investigation Discovery's "Dates from Hell."

[06/06/14 - 12:31 PM]
CMT's "Party Down South" Premieres to Series High with Season Two Debut
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 09:32 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Proudly Presents "Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games"
The special - airing Monday, June 30 at 7:00/6:00c - is hosted by Mike Hill and Molly McGrath.

[06/06/14 - 09:30 AM]
OWN to Simulcast Dr. Maya Angelou's Memorial Service This Saturday, June 7 at 10 AM ET
The memorial service will also be available to view on Oprah.com at www.Oprah.com/MayaAngelou.

[06/06/14 - 09:08 AM]
Video: First Look at truTV's New Car-Design Competition Series "Motor City Masters," Premiering June 24
Watch the challenge competitors meet one another and show off their credentials.

[06/06/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Is Up Versus NBC's Average in the Time Period Last Summer by 40% in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates with Game 1 of the NBA Finals
CBS, FOX and NBC then all share a distant second place among adults 18-49.

[06/06/14 - 07:59 AM]
August Debuts Confirmed for Katt Williams Special and Chris Lilley Series
The latter's "Jonah from Tonga" launches with back-to-back episodes on Friday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/06/14 - 07:55 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Is Thursday's #1 Late-Night Talk Show, Beating an Original "Fallon" for the First Time
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 07:16 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Game One Delivers Strong 10.4 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for ABC on Thursday, June 5.

[06/05/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 5
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto boards "The Returned" at A&E; Diane Farr cast in ABC Family's "Stitchers"; and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman return for HBO's "The Comeback" revival.

[06/05/14 - 04:40 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals Wins Demo Race
Plus: numbers for TV Land's "Jennifer Falls," Bravo's "Untying the Knot" and Discovery's "Kodiak."

[06/05/14 - 03:33 PM]
TV Land Celebrates Ann B. Davis from "The Brady Bunch"
The marathon features some of the most memorable moments with Alice and the Brady family.

[06/05/14 - 03:27 PM]
OWN Announces Cast for New Drama Series "If Loving You Is Wrong" from Tyler Perry
The series (formerly "Single Mom's Club"), premiering September 2014, follows the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street.

[06/05/14 - 03:20 PM]
OWN's Tyler Perry Comedy "Love Thy Neighbor" Returns with All-New Episodes on Wednesday, June 25 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
As the new summer premiere episodes unfold, Linda struggles with her feelings for Will and her growing attraction for Phillip.

[06/05/14 - 02:02 PM]
"CMT Music Awards" Celebrates Second Most Watched Telecast in Franchise History, Finds Growth Across Screens
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/14 - 02:00 PM]
Investigation Discovery Turns Back the Clock to 1994 to Let Viewers Experience the Trial that Still Grips America Today - The OJ Simpson Murder Trial
Highlights include the world premiere documentary "OJ: Trial of the Century" on Thursday, June 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/05/14 - 02:00 PM]
ABC Slides "Black Box" to 8:00/7:00c on Thursdays
Plus: "Rookie Blue" to now return with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, June 19.

[06/05/14 - 12:57 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Becomes the Most Popular Series in HBO History
Episodes of the show, which debut Sunday nights, have an average gross audience of 18.4 million viewers, surpassing the previous record set by the 2002 season of "The Sopranos."

[06/05/14 - 12:53 PM]
International Superstar Rihanna to Be Honored with "Most Desirable Woman" at Spike TV's "Guys Choice"
Keanu Reeves, Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Aaron Paul, Jessica Alba, Jaime King, Rosario Dawson, Kit Harington, Olivia Munn, Lauren Cohan, Damon Wayans Jr., Jake Johnson, Rob Riggle, and Cheech & Chong have all been tapped as presenters.

[06/05/14 - 12:46 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Has 2014 FIFA World Cup Covered
For 30 days, all eyes are fixed on Brazil and FOX Sports 1 has the personnel and programming to cover it all.

[06/05/14 - 11:30 AM]
The CW Network Teams with Litton Entertainment on New Five-Hour Saturday Morning Block, "One Magnificent Morning," Premiering This Fall
The block will debut Saturday, October 4 (7:00am-12:00pm, local time) on CW stations across the country.

[06/05/14 - 11:08 AM]
The "Tonight Show" Generates Its Top-Rated Encore Week in Three Years; Fallon, Meyers Dominate Week of May 26-30
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 26-30.

[06/05/14 - 11:02 AM]
WE tv and The Paley Center for Media Present "On the Beat: The Evolution of the Crime Drama Heroine"
Angie Dickinson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Emily Deschanel, Marin Ireland, Tony Goldwyn, Poppy Montgomery, Holly Robinson Peete and Marg Helgenberger are among the participants.

[06/05/14 - 10:46 AM]
"NY Med" Now Premieres Thursday, June 26 at 10:00 PM/ET on ABC
The eight-part series was previously slated to roll out on Tuesday, June 24.

[06/05/14 - 10:32 AM]
MTV Turns Network Over to Global Superstars Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran
To kick off the fun, the network will showcase fan-choreographed routines to Ariana's chart-topping song, "Problem," throughout airings of favorite dance flicks including "Stomp The Yard," beginning Saturday, June 7.

[06/05/14 - 10:22 AM]
Teens Head Into the Kitchen to Compete in Special "Chopped" Teen Tournament
In this special, five-part stunt, sixteen culinary whiz kids are aiming for perfect appetizers, entrées, and desserts, as they navigate through three rounds.

[06/05/14 - 10:06 AM]
truTV's "Motor City Masters" Heading to Pocono Raceway June 7-8 With Immersive Car-Design Installation
In addition to the "Motor City Masters" installation, truTV will be touted during sister network TNT's coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

[06/05/14 - 10:03 AM]
Step by Step, TVGN Fires Up Fans of New Kids on the Block as Production Begins on the New Original Reality Series "Rock This Boat"
The series will follow die-hard fans of the band - also known as "blockheads" - and their personal journeys on-board a five-day cruise as they live out their boy band fantasies.

[06/05/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert and Lionel Richie to Perform on NBC's Annual "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular"
Hosted by "America's Got Talent's" Nick Cannon, the show will air Friday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an encore presentation at 10 p.m. highlighting the second hour of the special.

[06/05/14 - 10:01 AM]
Additional Presenters and Performers Announced for "The 68th Annual Tony Awards(R)," Sunday, June 8 on CBS
Orlando Bloom, Barrett Foa, Jonathan Groff, Jennifer Hudson, T.I., LL COOL J, Samuel L. Jackson, Judith Light, Rosie O'Donnell and Patrick Wilson are the latest on tap.

[06/05/14 - 10:00 AM]
VH1 + Republic Records Announce 24 Finalists for "Make a Band Famous"
The unprecedented event, hosted by The All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter, will be livestreamed from Brooklyn, New York starting June 11 at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

[06/05/14 - 09:43 AM]
WWE(R) Legend Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart and Daughter, WWE Diva Natalya(TM), Join The Hub Network for Father's Day
Kids can spend quality time with their fathers watching entertaining, action-packed movies on Sunday, June 15 (3-10 p.m. ET) on the Hub Network.

[06/05/14 - 09:30 AM]
TLC Starts Production on New Season of "Breaking Amish"
The network has ordered ten hour-long episodes, slated to premiere in October 2014.

[06/05/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Open on Top for NBC
FOX then snagged the silver with its summer mainstay "So You Think You Can Dance."

[06/05/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Grows to Its Best Numbers in More Than 1-Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/14 - 08:20 AM]
First Rangers-Kings Game Is NBC's Second-Most Watched Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/14 - 08:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Grows Its Content Family with 13-Episode Order of "The Loud House," The First Series to Be Greenlit Out of Its 2013 Animated Shorts Program
The series will follow 11-year-old Lincoln as he gives an inside look at what it takes to survive in the bedlam of a large family, especially as the only boy with 10 sisters.

[06/05/14 - 07:27 AM]
Linkin Park to Headline First-Ever "mtvU Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fan Fest" on July 24 at Comic-Con San Diego
The "mtvU Fandom Awards" is the ultimate celebration for diehard fanboys and fangirls to honor their favorite shows and movies of the past year.

[06/05/14 - 06:05 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks' Reign Over Holiday Continues with the Largest Expansion of Christmas Programming on Television!
"Christmas Keepsake" is a 24/7 holiday programming stunt featuring the network's most beloved holiday titles and viewer favorites.

[06/05/14 - 04:49 AM]
ESPN at the 114th U.S. Open
ESPN will surround the 114th edition of golf's national championship with extensive multiplatform offerings June 10-16 from North Carolina's Pinehurst No. 2.

[06/04/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 4
Updates include: Disney Channel orders pilot for "Growing Up and Down"; Philipp Meyer's "The Son" set up at AMC; and Darren Aronofsky brings "MaddAddam" to HBO.

[06/04/14 - 07:36 PM]
Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields Reunite in "For Better or For Worse" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere July 19
Antonio Cupo, Edward Ruttle and Alicia Josipovic also star in the project, based on the novel by Diann Hunt.

[06/04/14 - 03:30 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" #1 on Cable on Tuesday Among Both Persons and Men for Seven Consecutive Weeks
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 3.

[06/04/14 - 03:07 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "America's Got Talent" Holds Onto Top Spot
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Siberian Cut," History's "Top Gear" and Investigation Discovery's "Cry Wolfe."

[06/04/14 - 12:28 PM]
Syfy's Newly Acquired Series "The Almighty Johnsons," Featuring Four Brothers Who Possess the Powers of Norse Gods, To Premiere Friday, July 11 at 10PM
Everyday Gods have everyday struggles - searching for love, overcoming sibling rivalry and fulfilling their God-like destiny - while still enjoying a few beers with their mates.

[06/04/14 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Announces "Bachelor in Paradise" Cast Featuring Past Fan Favorites Looking for a Second Chance at Finding Love
The franchise's latest incarnation rolls out Monday, August 4 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.







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[08/26/14 - 07:49 AM]
"The 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Posts NBC's Highest-Rated Monday in Metered-Market Households, Excluding Olympics, In Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 07:01 AM]
Little Big Town Joins Darius Rucker to Announce Final Nominees for "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" on ABC's "Good Morning America"
"The combination of Little Big Town and Darius Rucker announcing the final nominees for the 2014 CMA Awards is something you don't want to miss," said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern.

[08/26/14 - 06:15 AM]
CNBC Renews "Restaurant Startup" for a Second Season
10 original hour-long episodes will premiere in January 2015.

[08/25/14 - 08:01 PM]
66th Emmy Awards Winners List
"Breaking Bad" was honored as Outstanding Drama Series while "Modern Family" was named Outstanding Comedy Series.

[08/25/14 - 01:04 PM]
"The Kelly Cutrone Project" Premieres Saturday, September 6 on CW Seed
"I wanted to create a show that would thrive and live on the internet that spoke directly to young people, and CW Seed was the perfect place to open that discussion," says Cutrone.

[08/25/14 - 12:30 PM]
New Era of "Doctor Who" Begins with Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever on BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 12:24 PM]
China's Dragon TV to Air 10 Episodes of The Goddesses' New Clothes Based on NBC's "Fashion Star"
The 10-episode series, "The Goddesses' New Clothes," premiered on Dragon TV on Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 12:05 PM]
"Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend" Arena Tour Teams with Discovery Education and Step Up to Provide Tickets for Outstanding Educators, Mentors and Mentees Across the U.S.
In each of the eight U.S. cities the tour will visit this fall, pairs of tickets will be distributed via Discovery Education and Step Up.

[08/25/14 - 10:13 AM]
The Fourth Season of the Hub Network's Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" Returns with Outstanding New and Returning Guest Stars, October 4
China Anne McClain, Sean Giambrone, Mason Cook, Luke Benward, Nolan Gould, Joey King, Freya Tingley and Margot Kidder are among those on tap.

[08/25/14 - 09:48 AM]
Animal Planet's Going Into Labor This Holiday Weekend with the "Labor Live" Multimedia Event
Plus: look for the return of "Mud Lovin' Rebels" this Sunday beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/25/14 - 09:46 AM]
Destination America Dares to Find the Most Petrifying Beasts in America in the All-New Series "Alaska Monsters"
The network's latest entry bows Friday, September 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/25/14 - 09:42 AM]
Last Night's "Big Brother" Is the Biggest Brother of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/25/14 - 09:25 AM]
We're Not in Kansas Anymore: ID's New Series "Dead on Arrival" Features Big City Dreams Turned Deadly Nightmares
The newcomer launches Wednesday, September 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/25/14 - 09:19 AM]
Lifetime Orders Glen Mazzara's "Damien" Straight to Series
Based on the classic horror film, The Omen, the series follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture who has grown up, seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him.

[08/25/14 - 09:16 AM]
All Facets of the World Wide Web Will Be Explored and Exposed When "Tosh.0" Returns with New Episodes Debuting on Tuesday, August 26 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
In addition, "Tosh.0" checks in on a few people from past "Web Redemptions" and "CeWEBrity Profiles" including X-12, Antoine Dodson, Bad Finger and of course, Fanny (a.k.a. Risky Business Girl).