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[03/23/10 - 03:31 PM]
Season Two Premiere of "Nurse Jackie" on Showtime Delivers Series Highest-Rated Night Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Monday, March 22.

[03/23/10 - 01:15 PM]
'The Office' Ties as the #1 Scripted Program of the Week in Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 12:09 PM]
Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage Partner on New Entertainment Company, Fake Empire
The company will develop and produce television series through an overall deal with Warner Bros. Television, as well as projects for other platforms.

[03/23/10 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Cuts "Men" to 22; "'Til Death," "Scrubs" Leads Say Shows Ending
FOX will indeed wrap the veteran comedy after four seasons while ABC is still withholding its verdict on "Scrubs."

[03/23/10 - 11:46 AM]
ABC to Encore "Dancing with the Stars" Opener on Saturday
The record-setting premiere will replace encores of "V" on March 27 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/23/10 - 11:40 AM]
Nikki Blonsky Cast in the New ABC Family Original Series "Huge" to Premiere in Summer 2010
Also signing on are Andrew Caldwell, Zander Eckhouse, Harvey Guillen, Ari Stidham, Ashley Holliday and Hayley Hasselhoff.

[03/23/10 - 11:27 AM]
ABC Delivers 2 of the Week's Top 10 TV Series Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 11:10 AM]
Spike TV's Multiplatform Hit Series "Deadliest Warrior" Is Back for a Bigger and Bolder Second Season of Epic, Unprecedented Battles Beginning April 20
Leading into the premiere, Spike TV will debut a 90-minute special, "Deadliest Warrior Season 1: Back for Blood."

[03/23/10 - 10:47 AM]
New Study Reveals That Advertising for Family-Friendly National Brands Has Greater Impact When Airing Within a Family-Friendly Network Programming Environment
Respondents identified Hallmark Channel as one of only two ad-supported scripted entertainment channels that are "good for family viewing."

[03/23/10 - 10:46 AM]
Hallmark Channels Announces Robust Slate of Original Movies for Upcoming Television Season
Upcoming projects at the network to feature Jennifer Beals, Catherine Bell, Jacqueline Bisset, Frances Fisher, Brian Austin Green, Jesse Metcalfe, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe and Doris Roberts.

[03/23/10 - 10:26 AM]
FOX Rocks Out Another Week at No. 1
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 10:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly Tops Basic Cable on Friday with Total Viewers, Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, March 19.

[03/23/10 - 10:04 AM]
CBS Slam Dunks the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 10:03 AM]
60 Minutes Makes the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/23/10 - 09:47 AM]
ABC's Dancing Opens Big/Castle Hits New Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 22.

[03/23/10 - 09:14 AM]
Jerry Springer to Host GSN's New Dating Game Show "Baggage," a Series Filled with Laughs, Romance and Startling Secrets, Premiering Monday April 19
The daily strip will air Monday through Friday at 6:30/5:30c.

[03/23/10 - 08:57 AM]
A Whirlwind of Comedy Prepares to Descend on Chicago for a Second Year as TBS Presents a "Very Funny" Festival: Just for Laughs
Ellen DeGeneres, Cedric The Entertainer, Denis Leary, Russell Peters, Greg Giraldo, Jim Norton, Aziz Ansari and Bob Odenkirk are among this year's participants.

[03/23/10 - 08:57 AM]
MTV Spotlights Justin Bieber in Special On-Air and Online Programming Beginning Tuesday, March 23
The programming includes a never before seen exclusive acoustic performance on MTV.com and a new episode of "Diary."

[03/23/10 - 08:32 AM]
Bravo Media's 'Talk Bubble' Goes Live Each Week During Episodes of "The Real Housewives of New York City"
This week, fans can chat with New York housewife Jill Zarin, and react to the show through Twitter, Facebook and their mobile phones.

[03/23/10 - 07:50 AM]
IFC Expands Scripted Comedy Slate; Unveils New "Always ON. Slightly OfF." Brand and Tagline
Upcoming offerings include David Cross's "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," "Onion News Network," "The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town" and "Dead Set."

[03/23/10 - 07:34 AM]
Performers Announced for the "45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" to Be Broadcast Sunday, April 18
Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins and Carrie Underwood are all set to perform.

[03/23/10 - 07:01 AM]
TLC Also Says Yes to a Southern Dress
The network has ordered 12 half-hour episodes of "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta."

[03/23/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 23
Updates include: Jaime Pressly joins CBS's "Prayer"; "FlashForward's" Zachary Knighton books "Happy Endings" at ABC; and Bridget Moynahan reports for CBS's "Reagan's Law."

[03/22/10 - 03:21 PM]
Discovery's Life Is Watched by 33.8 Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/22/10 - 02:23 PM]
Caprica Posts Series Highs in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 During Friday, March 5 Episode on Syfy
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, March 5.

[03/22/10 - 10:39 AM]
Miley Cyrus Mentors the Top 11 Finalists on "American Idol" to Prepare for Billboard #1 Hits-Themed Performance Show Tuesday, March 23, on Fox
Plus: Cyrus, Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato will perform on the results show airing Wednesday, March 24.

[03/22/10 - 10:07 AM]
Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute
ABC will broadcast the event at a later date.

[03/22/10 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Earns No. 2 on Sunday Among Adults 18-49 and Across All Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/22/10 - 08:28 AM]
Showtime All Access Free Preview Weekend Available to Over 50 Million Homes Starting Thursday, March 25th
Said offering will include the second season premieres of "Nurse Jackie" and "United States of Tara."

[03/22/10 - 08:12 AM]
MTV2, Man's Best Friend, Introduces High-Flying Masked Mexican Wrestlers, Potty-Mouthed Puppets, Pimped Out Cars and Mad Music in a New Slate of Original Programming and Daily Features
Upcoming series include "Fur TV," "The Atom Show," "Lucha Libre" and "Funk Flex Full Throttle."

[03/22/10 - 07:59 AM]
Starz Serves Up King Arthur's Round Table in New Romantic Adventure Series, 'Camelot'
Chris Chibnall is penning the 10-episode series, set to premiere in early 2011.

[03/22/10 - 07:07 AM]
Jack Coleman ('Heroes') Stars in 'Rock the House,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Cassi Thomson also stars in the project, due next year.

[03/22/10 - 03:09 AM]
TV Guide Network Teams-Up with Legendary Show Creator Larry David to Launch "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Exclusive Extras Hosted by Series Regular Susie Essman
The series will make its basic cable debut on TV Guide Network on Wednesday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/22/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 22
Updates include: "The Forgotten's" Christian Slater books FOX pilot; Thomas Haden Church joins Showtime's "Episodes"; and Tate Donovan is added to ABC's "No Ordinary Family."

[03/19/10 - 10:17 AM]
ABC.com Is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site for February 2010
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of February.

[03/19/10 - 10:12 AM]
Exclusive: Spike TV Benches "Players"
Encores of lead-in "Blue Mountain State" will fill the Tuesday, 10:30/9:30c half-hour for the rest of the month.

[03/19/10 - 08:38 AM]
Flashforward Returns as the Top Non-Sports Draw at 8pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 18.

[03/19/10 - 08:22 AM]
Syfy April Saturday Original Movies Showcase Barry Williams and Tiffany Battling Mega Piranha
Plus: Jewel Staite stars in "Mothman," premiering Saturday, April 24.

[03/19/10 - 12:23 AM]
Interview: "Life" Executive Producer Mike Gunton

[03/19/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 19
Updates include: Ashley Tisdale to captain The CW's "Hellcats"; Billy Lush reports for FOX's "Ride Along"; and Skeet Ulrich to play doctor in CBS drama pilot.

[03/18/10 - 04:47 PM]
South Park and "Ugly Americans" Lead Comedy Central to Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Night of 2010
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 03:02 PM]
Syfy's Destination Truth Posts Best Premiere Ever!
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 01:09 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Deliver March 8-12 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 8-12.

[03/18/10 - 10:29 AM]
Viacom Motion for Summary Judgment Unsealed in Federal Copyright Infringement Case Against Youtube and Google
The motion provides "the evidence and legal basis for Viacom's arguments that YouTube intentionally operated as a haven for massive copyright infringement."

[03/18/10 - 10:21 AM]
The CW's "Top Model" Builds Week-To-Week, Winning the 8pm Hour in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 10:13 AM]
This Easter History(Tm) Enters Unchartered Terrority - Will Modern Techonology and an Ancient Cloth Reveal the Real Face of Jesus?
The two-hour special airs Tuesday, March 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/18/10 - 07:53 AM]
USA Delivers Hottest Summer Lineup Ever with Seven of the Top Series on Television
BURN NOTICE and ROYAL PAINS return in June while July will feature COVERT AFFAIRS, WHITE COLLAR and PSYCH.

[03/18/10 - 12:34 AM]
Interview: "The Marriage Ref" Host Tom Papa

[03/18/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 18
Updates include: Jason Clarke to topline FOX's "Ride Along"; Michaela McManus joins The CW's "Nomads"; and Skyler Stone to "Keep Hope Alive" at FOX.

[03/17/10 - 10:02 PM]
Lacey Brown Is Eliminated on "American Idol"
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.







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[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
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After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
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[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
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Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
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"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
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The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
FX+, a new commercial-free service featuring all seasons of almost every current and library title of FX original series, has added all seasons of 15 additional FX original series.

[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.