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[02/06/10 - 09:18 AM]
ABC's Friday Shows Hit Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/05/10 - 07:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 5
Updates include: Enrique Murciano, Laura Prepon join ABC pilots; Bret Harrison returns to FOX with comedy pilot; and David Goyer steps down from ABC's "FlashForward."

[02/05/10 - 03:51 PM]
Henry Winkler Set to Appear in USA Network's Royal Pains
Plus: the show's sophomore run has been expanded to 18 episodes.

[02/05/10 - 12:36 PM]
On a Hot Streak, the CW's Vampire Diaries Stakes Out First Or Second in the Hour Among Key Young Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/10 - 12:21 PM]
Sundance Channel to Premiere Eight-Part Comedy Series "Chandon Pictures" on Friday, March 26 at 9:00pm ET/PT
The Australian import will air back-to-back episodes for four weeks.

[02/05/10 - 12:20 PM]
Sundance Channel to Premiere the Devil and Daniel Johnston as Part of March Documentary Event "Tortured Genius"
The five films will air Mondays at 11:00/10:00c in March.

[02/05/10 - 10:45 AM]
'Sos Saving Ourselves-Help for Haiti' Announces New Musical Performances and Celebrity Participants to Superstar Lineup
Wyclef Jean, Justin Bieber, Keri Hilson, Chris Brown, Jazmine Sullivan, Pitbull, Akon, Ludacris and Mary J Blige are among the participants.

[02/05/10 - 09:56 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/10 - 08:43 AM]
ABC Wins First Night of February Sweep in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/10 - 07:14 AM]
A&E Presents the New Real-Life Series "Kirstie Alley's Big Life"
"This show has been cathartic for me...shown me who I really am...again," says Alley, "And it's really freaking funny."

[02/05/10 - 07:07 AM]
Ryan O'Hara Leaving as President of TV Guide Network and TVguidE.com for New Opportunity
Jon Feltheimer and Allen Shapiro will oversee the channel following O'Hara's exit.

[02/04/10 - 06:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 4
Updates include: Gary Cole is "Uncle Nigel" for TBS; HBO's "True Blood" adds a 15th role for season three; and Emily Rose to topline Syfy's "Haven."

[02/04/10 - 05:24 PM]
TLC Renews "Police Women," Orders "Hennon Family"
Both series will roll out in the coming month.

[02/04/10 - 02:29 PM]
The Inbetweeners Keeps People Laughing with Season One Finale, Season Two U.S. Premiere
Season two premieres Wednesday, February 24 at 9:30/8:30c, just one week after its freshman run concludes.

[02/04/10 - 02:08 PM]
Bravo's "Shear Genius" Makes Waves in Season Three with Its Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 3.

[02/04/10 - 02:06 PM]
Jeff Margolis to Executive-Produce "Countdown to the Oscars(R) 2010"
The show will air on Sunday, March 7 at 5:00 p.m., PT, immediately preceding the Oscar(R) telecast.

[02/04/10 - 12:31 PM]
HGTV Follows the Story of Newlyweds as They Become First-Time Homeowners in 'Marriage Under Construction'
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, March 16 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/04/10 - 12:23 PM]
Jillian Harris, Star of "The Bachelorette," Joins Design Team for an Episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" on Abc
The episode will air later this season on ABC.

[02/04/10 - 11:40 AM]
ABC Announces the Series Premiere Date for New Drama "Happy Town," Wednesday, April 28
The Alphabet confirms the launch date for the midseason drama.

[02/04/10 - 10:29 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Draws Its Largest Audience in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 25-29.

[02/04/10 - 10:13 AM]
Modern Family Builds Sharply on Its Previous Airing Against "Idol"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 3.

[02/04/10 - 09:46 AM]
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials Posts Its Best Viewer Delivery Ever and Highest Demo Ratings Since 2007
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 3.

[02/04/10 - 07:24 AM]
ABC News Content Now Available on Hulu
"Good Morning America," "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Nightline," "This Week," "20/20" and "Primetime" are now available on the video portal.

[02/04/10 - 07:22 AM]
Syfy Acquires Basic Cable Rights to Critically Acclaimed Merlin Series from Fremantlemedia Enterprises
As previously reported, season two of the U.K. import will roll out in April on the cable channel.

[02/04/10 - 07:01 AM]
Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts Star in New Spike TV Comedy 'Players'
The 10-episode series premieres Tuesday, March 2 at 10:30/9:30c.

[02/04/10 - 06:18 AM]
So You Think You Can Dance Swings Into Summer with a Seventh Season Premiering Thursday, May 27, on Fox
Plus: auditions are set for Dallas on Wednesday, March 10; Nashville on Sunday, March 14; Chicago on Thursday, March 18; and Los Angeles on Friday, March 26.

[02/04/10 - 12:16 AM]
Interview: "Fringe" Co-Creator J.J. Abrams

[02/04/10 - 12:14 AM]
Interview: "Important Things with Demetri Martin" Star Demetri Martin

[02/03/10 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 3
Updates include: "Big Love" gets a fifth season from HBO; ABC sets a launch date for "Happy Town"; and Sarah Chalke to topline ABC's "Freshmen."

[02/03/10 - 04:30 PM]
Discovery Channel and Science Channel Take a Closer Look at the Devastating Earthquake That Rocked Haiti Last Month
HAITI'S KILLER QUAKE: WHY IT HAPPENED will premieres Thursday, February 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/03/10 - 04:28 PM]
Discovery Channel Lands #1 Spot for Primetime Cable on Tuesday Among Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/10 - 01:45 PM]
Lost Series Finale Event Set for Sunday, May 23 on Abc
Preceding the finale will be a recap special from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET.

[02/03/10 - 12:42 PM]
60 Minutes Makes Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 31.

[02/03/10 - 12:41 PM]
MTV News Premieres "Sexting in America: When Privates Go Public" This Valentine's Day at 9pm ET/PT
Boys Like Girls, Michelle Trachtenberg, All Time Low and Asher Roth are all set to participate in "A THIN LINE," MTV's multi-year initiative to stop the spread of digital abuse.

[02/03/10 - 12:22 PM]
Science Channel Rockets Out of the Gate for January 2010
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/03/10 - 10:26 AM]
ABC and Cafepress Launch National "Lost" Design Contest
The grand prize winner will receive "an exciting, expense-paid trip to Oahu, Hawaii, the island where the series was shot."

[02/03/10 - 09:39 AM]
CBS Dramas Are #1, #2 and #3 for the Night Among Scripted Shows
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/10 - 09:01 AM]
SpikE.com Presents 'Commercial Bowl' 2010
For the ninth consecutive year, Spike.com will offer viewers all of the commercials almost immediately after they air.

[02/03/10 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Lost" Season Premiere Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/10 - 08:30 AM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Romantically Challenged"
Alyssa Milano, Kyle Bornheimer, Josh Lawson and Kelly Stables co-star in the comedy, due later this year.

[02/03/10 - 08:29 AM]
Dana Delany to Guest Star in a "Castle" Two-Parter, Sunday and Monday, March 21 and 22 on Abc
This will reunite Delany and Nathan Fillion, who played Dr. Adam Mayfair, the younger husband of Katherine Mayfair (Delany) on "Desperate Housewives."

[02/03/10 - 07:46 AM]
Samantha Brown Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary on Travel Channel with Four Special Episodes
The original hour-long specials will air nightly beginning Monday, February 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/03/10 - 07:03 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents a Night of Nick Cannon Behind and in Front of the Camera with Back-To-Back Movie Premieres, Sunday, FeB. 21
"School Gyrls," a new hour-long original musical comedy, will lead into the network premiere of "Drumline."

[02/03/10 - 07:02 AM]
Glenn Martin, Dds Has His Biggest Appointment Ever This Presidents' Day in 'Hail to the Teeth'
Said installment airs Monday, February 15 at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/03/10 - 07:01 AM]
Discovery Health and National Organization for Rare Disorders Partner for Second Annual Rare Disease Day
Plus: "Mystery Diagnosis" returns with all-new episodes beginning Monday, March 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/03/10 - 06:01 AM]
Brandy and Ray J Team Up for a New VH1 Series About Taking Over the Family Business
"Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business" premieres on Sunday, April 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/03/10 - 12:28 AM]
Interview: "Shear Genius" Host Camila Alves & Judge Kim Vo

[02/02/10 - 06:55 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 2
Updates include: The CW orders three pilots; CBS adds two of its own; and HBO eyes an Anita Bryant biopic.

[02/02/10 - 05:29 PM]
Exclusive: "Saving Grace" Returns to TNT on March 29
Plus: "Southland" will wrap its second season on Tuesday, April 6.

[02/02/10 - 02:29 PM]
USA Delivers More Total Viewers Than Any January in History
USA spins the numbers for the month of January.







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[04/19/18 - 10:32 AM]
Johnny Galecki's "SciJinks" Premiering Wednesday, May 16 on Science Channel
Galecki orchestrates a team of inventive scientists who use science to feed people's minds, and to mess with their heads.

[04/19/18 - 10:02 AM]
Sundance Now Acquires Critically-Acclaimed Scripted Comedy "Motherland" from Lionsgate
The critically-acclaimed series, written and created by Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh, and Graham and Helen Linehan, will make its exclusive U.S. debut with the first two episodes premiering on the service Thursday, May 10.

[04/19/18 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access Original Series "Strange Angel" to Launch on Thursday, June 14
Based on George Pendle's book of the same name, the series is inspired by the real life story of Jack Parsons and explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.

[04/19/18 - 09:33 AM]
ABC's "The Gong Show" Is Set to Return for Its Second Fabulous Season
Celebrated film and television actor/comedian Mike Myers stars as the show's host - British comedic legend Tommy Maitland.

[04/19/18 - 08:51 AM]
The Astronomical Hunt for Treasure Continues in an All-New Season of Discovery Channel's "Cooper's Treasure"
Darrell Miklos, treasure hunter by trade and by birth, sets out once again to unearth sunken riches in an all-new season this summer.

[04/19/18 - 08:43 AM]
"1968," A Four-Part CNN Original Series Event, Debuts Sunday, May 27, at 9 P.M. ET
Tom Hanks, Gloria Steinem, Dan Rather and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. are among those interviewed.

[04/19/18 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off NBC's "Voice" Special
A special Wednesday episode of the Peacock's franchise boosts the Peacock last night.

[04/19/18 - 06:06 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights "Utopia," Signs Gillian Flynn to Overall Deal
"Utopia" is based on the British series of the same name written by Dennis Kelly.

[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
National Geographic Announces Mary Shelley, Creator of Frankenstein's Monster, As the Subject for Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
A brilliant thinker, radical intellectual and proto-feminist, Mary Shelley (1797-1851) brought to life one of the most enduring stories of the modern age while still a teenager.

[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
"Brockmire" Recognized by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... Really
The iconic plaid sport coat and microphone from the original comedy series have been accepted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's collection and are now on display in Cooperstown, N.Y.

[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Pulls "Taken" from Friday Lineup for Expanded "Dateline"
The Peacock will now finish the show's sophomore run on Saturday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning May 26.

[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires 2018 Sundance and SXSW Winner "Science Fair"
The film offers a front seat to the victories, defeats and motivations of an incredible group of young men and women who are on a path to change their lives, and the world, through science.

[04/18/18 - 04:38 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Next Chapter in the "Chain of Command" Franchise
The second season of the "Chain of Command" franchise will premiere in early 2019 after National Geographic camera teams embed with the elite agency over the course of a year.

[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Innovative Docu-Series: "In Their Own Words" (WT) from Peabody- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Director Tom Jennings
Tentative topics for the first season of the series include the Deepwater Horizon disaster, narco drug wars and the 2008 global financial meltdown.

[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
National Geographic's Critically Acclaimed Legacy Series "Explorer" to Return to the Network This Fall
The new season, currently in production, will premiere on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages.