[saturday, june 07, 2014]    
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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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[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
BBC America Debuts New Original Co-Production "Undercover" with Two-Night Premiere Event in November
Look for said event on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:47 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns with the Roloffs Facing a Whole New Reality
Season 12 rolls out Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/20/16 - 11:45 AM]
GSN Adds "Wheel of Fortune" to Daytime Schedule Beginning Monday, October 24
In addition, GSN Games has launched Wheel of Fortune(R) Slots: The Ultimate Collection, a new mobile app bringing together a variety of stunning Wheel of Fortune-themed slots games and authentic elements from the TV show.

[10/20/16 - 11:14 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Season of Hit Series "Wahlburgers" November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes on Wednesday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Announces 8 Returning Chefs Vying for Redemption on the New Season Premiering Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10PM ET/PT
It's the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard Award winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight talented "Top Chef" newcomers.

[10/20/16 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Orders "Salvation," A New Event Series for Broadcast in Summer 2017
A suspense thriller, the series centers on an MIT grad student and a tech superstar who bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

[10/20/16 - 09:07 AM]
Rise and 'Shine... Discovery's "Moonshiners" Returns Tuesday, November 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This season these master whiskey makers are putting everything on the line to evolve their craft and take their handmade liquor to the next level.

[10/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet leads the night with its coverage of The Third Presidential Debate.

[10/20/16 - 08:33 AM]
Award-Winning Comedian Ricky Gervais Brings Brent Back! David Brent: Life on the Road Premieres on Netflix February 10, 2017
Directed, written and produced by award-winning, comedic genius Gervais, David Brent: Life on the Road sees a documentary crew catching up with the idiosyncratic David Brent from the BBC2's mockumentary "The Office."

[10/20/16 - 07:48 AM]
"Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel for an All New Season October 26 at 9PM
The all-new episodes show mind-blowing displays of science in action while counting down the week's Top 20 videos.

[10/20/16 - 07:35 AM]
OneRepublic to Rock Rotterdam at the 2016 MTV EMAs
The multi-platinum pop-rock quintet will join host Bebe Rehxa and previously-announced performers Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson on stage.

[10/20/16 - 07:14 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Plus: look for a reunion special on October 27 and "Season 6 RuVealed" on November 3.