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[10/04/14 - 01:07 PM]
Cardinals' Comeback Over Dodgers in NLDS Game 1 Is Most-Watched Event Ever on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Friday, October 3.

[10/04/14 - 09:05 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Castle" Season Opener Surges to 14.1 million viewers and a 3.0 in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[10/04/14 - 08:50 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Paves the Way for ABC Demo Victory
Plus: "The Amazing Race" on CBS in the only series up from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/04/14 - 08:38 AM]
"The Blacklist" Is the #1 Drama on Monday Night in Live + 3 Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[10/04/14 - 08:37 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Bad Judge" Scores NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period Since July 25
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 3.

[10/04/14 - 08:32 AM]
"Last Man Standing" Opener Wins at 8pm with Its Most-Watched Telecast Since January
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 3.

[10/03/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 3
Updates include: Amazon asks for additional scripts of "The Cosmopolitans"; Ed Begley, Jr. among latest cast in TBS's "Your Family or Mine"; and Gilles Marini upped to series regular on Lifetime's "Devious Maids."

[10/03/14 - 03:28 PM]
An Official Message from TNT Regarding the Renewal of "Dallas"
The cable channel has decided not to renew the series for a fourth season.

[10/03/14 - 02:17 PM]
Thandie Newton and Melissa George Cast in NBC's Upcoming Miniseries "The Slap"
Peter Sarsgaard, Mary-Louise Parker, Zachary Quinto and Brian Cox have previously been cast.

[10/03/14 - 02:05 PM]
TV Land Drops "Jennifer Falls" After One Season
The network's first single-camera comedy series won't be back for a second season.

[10/03/14 - 02:01 PM]
NBC Renews "Hollywood Game Night" for 10-Episode Third Season
Lynch said, "I am so excited to get back to the gaming and to more crazy antics from America's favorite celebrated persons!"

[10/03/14 - 12:00 PM]
MTV's Original Horror Movie "The Dorm" Premieres Sunday, October 26 at 8:00PM ET/PT
The original horror movie centers on Vivian, an awkward college freshman who undergoes a transformation into a flawless, seductive beauty at the hands of her new dorm mates.

[10/03/14 - 11:39 AM]
TNT to Air "Supernatural" Season 9 Marathon In Build Up to Season 10
The network will kick off its season 9 marathon Monday, Oct. 6, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), airing all 23 episodes of the season up until the the launch of season 10 the following night.

[10/03/14 - 11:11 AM]
adidas to Release Limited Edition Stan Smith Featuring "American Dad!" Character Stan Smith
The limited edition Stan Smith features the classic smooth grain leather, perforated three stripes and tonal rubber outsole with an updated tongue logo and insole.

[10/03/14 - 09:21 AM]
Live + 3: ABC Claims the Top Shows on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and the Top 3 Dramas on Sunday
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[10/03/14 - 09:02 AM]
Steve Martin to Receive 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award
The 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute special will return for its third year on TNT when it airs in June 2015, followed by encore presentations on sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

[10/03/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Bad Judge" Scores NBC's Top 18-49 Rating in Its Slot with In-Season Regular Programming Since November 7, 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 2.

[10/03/14 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in Latest Victory for CBS
Plus: ABC's trio of dramas dip double digits from last week's launches.

[10/03/14 - 08:22 AM]
ABC Dominates Its Non-Sports Competition on Thursday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 2.

[10/03/14 - 08:02 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's Season Premiere Sunday Sees Strong Playback Lifts
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[10/03/14 - 07:51 AM]
"Real Husbands of Hollywood" Set for Fourth Season on BET
The series returns for its third season on Tuesday, October 14.

[10/03/14 - 07:33 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Earns Overnight Ratings Increase of 96% Over Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 2.

[10/03/14 - 07:24 AM]
"Today" Invades "WWE(R) Monday Night Raw(R)" on October 6 with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford
Kotb, who is a seven-year breast cancer survivor and Gifford, will join WWE for its third consecutive year supporting Susan G. Komen and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

[10/03/14 - 06:04 AM]
Taylor Swift Named Key Adviser for Knockout Rounds of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Swift will serve as the sole mentor for all of the artists on each of the four teams.

[10/03/14 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Originals "Hand of God" and "Red Oaks" Receive Greenlight for Full Seasons
Ron Perlman, Dana Delany, Paul Reiser, Jennifer Grey and Richard Kind are among their principal cast members.

[10/03/14 - 05:01 AM]
Nik Wallenda to Wear Blindfold for Portion of Tightrope Walk in Chicago
The broadcast will air live around the world in more than 220 countries beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, Sunday, November 2, on the Discovery Channel.

[10/02/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 2
Updates include: Bill Lawrence, Blake McCormick bring "Rush Hour" TV series to CBS; Felicity Huffman to star in potential drama at ABC; and Nicholas D'Agosto cast as Harvey Dent on FOX's "Gotham."

[10/02/14 - 06:27 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Two Time Daytime Emmy(R) Nominated Program, "Home & Family," Will Run All-New Shows Every Weekday Throughout 2015
The full year run will deliver 260 original episodes, making "Home & Family" the only lifestyle series on cable to produce a new show every weekday.

[10/02/14 - 02:42 PM]
FOX Sports Deploys High-Tech Gear for NLDS Coverage
New to this postseason and included in both NLDS matchups is Sportvision's "ozone" graphic, which displays defensive shifts and spray charts.

[10/02/14 - 02:00 PM]
MTV Heads to Alaska with New Series "Slednecks" Premiering Thursday, October 30 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT with an Extended 90-Minute Special
The weekly half-hour comedic docu-series follows a close group of adventurous friends living in rural Wasilla, Alaska.

[10/02/14 - 01:57 PM]
Postseason "Simpsons" Marathon Airs Tonight on FXX
The marathon consists of eight of the most memorable sports-themed episodes from the wildly popular animated series.

[10/02/14 - 01:52 PM]
Video: Grammy(R) Award Winner Fiona Apple Creates Original Song Container for Main Titles of the New Showtime(R) Drama "The Affair"
"Container" was written and performed by Apple and produced by frequent collaborator Blake Mills.

[10/02/14 - 12:42 PM]
truTV Unveils the 10 Teams Set to Compete In This Fall's Eye-Popping New Series "Fake Off"
The series will take viewers into the visually stunning world of faking, a mix of theater, acrobatics, black light and illusion.

[10/02/14 - 12:38 PM]
TNT Breaks Guinness World Records(R) Record for World's Tallest Pancake Stack to Celebrate Friday's Premiere of "On the Menu"
The epic pancake stack reached 87.4 cm (approximately 34.4 inches), surpassing the previous record of 87 cm.

[10/02/14 - 12:30 PM]
Sixteen Junior Home Cooks Step Up to the Plate on the Season Premiere of "MasterChef Junior" Tuesday, November 4, on FOX
Host and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot welcome 16 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13.

[10/02/14 - 12:06 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Series, "Cedar Cove," Continues to Take to the Lead on Saturday Nights in Live+3 Ratings
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, September 27.

[10/02/14 - 12:03 PM]
Second Season of Starz Original Series "Black Sails" to Set Sail on Saturday, January 24th at 9PM ET/PT
The 10-episode second season of the authentic high sails drama series follows the most feared pirate of the day, Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and his men.

[10/02/14 - 12:00 PM]
The 63rd Annual Miss Universe(R) Pageant to Be Held Jan. 25 in Miami-Doral, Florida on NBC
Gabriela Isler from Venezuela will crown her successor at the conclusion of the live telecast.

[10/02/14 - 11:45 AM]
Openly Gay Kids Share Their Stories in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: "Coming Out," Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Airing the week of the 26th National Coming Out Day, the special follows the everyday lives of gay kids as they face fear, acceptance, bullying, isolation, encouragement and ignorance.

[10/02/14 - 11:12 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores Best Premiere Week Rating in Six Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 22-26.

[10/02/14 - 11:04 AM]
Hall of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun Joins ESPN
Calhoun will provide expert insight and analysis across ESPN, including studio programming, joining select game telecasts and conducting sit-down interviews with top figures in the game.

[10/02/14 - 10:30 AM]
HBO and Starbucks Salute U.S. Veterans and Their Families with "The Concert for Valor," Live on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 11
The concert will feature a broad array of talent from the worlds of music and entertainment, including Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, Metallica, John Oliver, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.

[10/02/14 - 10:18 AM]
Video: "Younger" Official Trailer
Sutton Foster, Nico Tortorella, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor and Hilary Duff star in TV Land's latest original comedy, premiering in January.

[10/02/14 - 10:03 AM]
WE tv Announces the Couples for Season Two of "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Series Set to Premiere in Early 2015
This season's couples include Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt, Aviva & Reid Drescher, Natalie Nunn & Jacob Payne, Tyson Apostol & Rachel Foulger and Syleena Johnson & Kiwane Garris.

[10/02/14 - 09:53 AM]
Official Game of "The League" Reinvents Fantasy Football on Mobile
"The League: Daily Fantasy Football" lets football fans and fans of the show jump into the fantasy football experience without the hardcore commitment of traditional fantasy leagues.

[10/02/14 - 09:29 AM]
The Series Premiere of "Stalker" Sweeps Time Period
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 09:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Paints the Town with New Competition Series "Street Art Throwdown" Premiering Tuesday, February 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
World-renowned street artist Justin BUA serves as host, co-judge and executive producer on the show, which pits 10 of the country's most promising artists against one another.

[10/02/14 - 09:00 AM]
Chaos in the King's Court: E!'s First Scripted Drama Series "The Royals" to Make Its Debut March 2015
The internationally respected cast includes Elizabeth Hurley, Vincent Regan, William Moseley, Alexandra Park, Merritt Patterson, Jake Maskall, Ukweli Roach, Tom Austen, Sophie Colquhoun, and Oliver Milburn.

[10/02/14 - 08:52 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Retains 93% of Last Week's Regular-Slot Debut in Adults 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 1.

[10/02/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Criminal Minds," "Stalker" Push CBS to Top Spot
Plus: FOX's "Red Band Society" grows by 10% while ABC's "Black-ish" falls 24% from last week's episodes.







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[11/21/17 - 08:01 PM]
A Special All-Athletes Edition of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Is Set to Premiere in Spring 2018 on ABC
10 athletes from all corners of the sports world will be teamed up with the show's professional dancers and compete on the ballroom floor for a chance to win the coveted Mirrorball trophy.

[11/21/17 - 12:43 PM]
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Season 22 rolls out Monday, January 8 at 8:00/7:00c on PBS.

[11/21/17 - 12:07 PM]
The CW's Midseason Finale Dates
"Riverdale" and "Dynasty" will close out the network's 2017 originals on Wednesday, December 13.

[11/21/17 - 12:00 PM]
"Little Women: Atlanta" Returns with New Episodes on December 13th Followed by the Premiere of the Home Makeover Series "Little Women: Terra's Big House"
"Little Women: LA's Terra Jole and her husband Joe star in the latter series.

[11/21/17 - 11:50 AM]
Oxygen Media Uncovers Infamous Crimes in "Mysteries & Scandals" Hosted by Soledad O'Brien Premiering Friday, January 5 at 9 PM ET/PT
The 13 episode, hour-long series investigates some of the most legendary and intriguing crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation and impacted pop culture through vivid first-hand accounts, re-enactments and archival footage.

[11/21/17 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Announces Premiere Dates for "LA to Vegas" and "The Resident"
Plus: the network reveals return dates for the rest of its winter lineup.

[11/21/17 - 11:09 AM]
OWN Rings in the New Year with the Series Premiere of Tyler Perry's Comedy "The Paynes" January 16
Additionally, "The Haves and the Have Nots" and "If Loving You Is Wrong" will return Tuesday, January 9 and Wednesday, January 10, respectively.

[11/21/17 - 10:55 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Survives Winter's Extremes with "Panama's Animal Highway" and "America's Badlands"
Look for said specials on Wednesday, December 13 and December 20 at 8:00/7:00c, respectively.

[11/21/17 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Picks Up Third Season of "The Good Place"
The critically acclaimed Thursday night comedy will return for another 13-episode season.

[11/21/17 - 09:33 AM]
Stars of Screen, Stage and Sport to Gather in Silicon Valley to Celebrate Science at 6th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony Sunday, December 3
For the first time, the show will be streamed live on the Facebook and YouTube platforms of Breakthrough Prize and National Geographic.

[11/21/17 - 09:07 AM]
"Ink Master: Angels" Soar Into a Second Season on Paramount Network
The second season of 10 hour-long episodes will debut on the Paramount Network in March 2018.

[11/21/17 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Onto Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"Dancing with the Stars" and "The Good Doctor" top said categories, respectively.

[11/21/17 - 08:09 AM]
"Unexpected" Is TLC's #1 New Series in 2017
TLC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[11/21/17 - 08:06 AM]
"Charles Manson: The Final Words" New Documentary to Premiere Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 9PM ET/6PM PT
The documentary, narrated by musician and director Rob Zombie, focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson's perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison.

[11/21/17 - 07:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Alexander Skarsgard Set to Star in The Ink Factory, BBC and AMC's "The Little Drummer Girl"
Production on the six-part mini-series begins early next year with global sales handled by Endeavor Content/IMG.