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[04/15/10 - 02:34 PM]
May on CBS: The Grand Finales
CBS details its May sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/15/10 - 02:33 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Generate April 5-9 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 5-9.

[04/15/10 - 02:22 PM]
Christopher Plummer to Narrate Tcm's Seven-Part Series Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood
The series is slated to premiere in November 2010.

[04/15/10 - 01:31 PM]
Carla Gugino to Guest Star on 4th Season of Showtime's Californication
She'll play "a sexy defense attorney" in 10 of the show's 12 episodes.

[04/15/10 - 10:35 AM]
Blondie, Rock 'N' Roll Legends, to Perform and Receive the Icon Award at the "8th Annual TV Land Awards"
In addition to receiving the Icon Award, the band will be performing one of their classic hits.

[04/15/10 - 09:25 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Is Up Week to Week, Growing Its Overall Audience for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 5-9.

[04/15/10 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's Modern Family Is Wednesday's #1 Scripted TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 14.

[04/15/10 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Announces Updates to Summer Schedule
FOX confirms our previous report about the revisions to its summer lineup.

[04/15/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 15
Updates include: Sara Fletcher to replace Kristin Kreuk on CBS's "Hitched"; five report for "The Killing" at AMC; and Carla Gugino to recur on Showtime's "Californication."

[04/14/10 - 10:26 PM]
Sir Elton John to Perform on "Idol Gives Back" on Behalf of Elton John Aids Foundation Wednesday, April 21, on Fox
In addition, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has signed on as a not-for-profit partner on the charity special.

[04/14/10 - 10:08 PM]
Andrew Garcia and Katie Stevens Are Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/14/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos"

[04/14/10 - 05:26 PM]
Season Six Premiere Episode of 'Deadliest Catch' Blasts Ratings Records and Sees Largest Audience in Series History
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 03:43 PM]
Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Season Three Finales with Season Highs and Becomes Highest Rated Season in History of the Series
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 02:23 PM]
TV Land Announces an All-Star Line Up of Presenters for the "8th Annual TV Land Awards"
Billy Crystal, Jane Leeves, Jay Leno, Wendie Malick, Bob Newhart and Betty White are among those set to appear.

[04/14/10 - 01:51 PM]
Glee Devotes an Entire Hour to "The Power of Madonna" Tuesday, April 20, on Fox
Plus: FOX spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 01:03 PM]
BET Networks Unveils New African American Consumer Market Research and New Programming at 2010 Upfront Presentation
Plus: the cable channel formally announces the return of "The Game."

[04/14/10 - 12:55 PM]
MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" Partners with DosomethinG.org to Air Its First-Ever Charitable Episode
The one-hour special airs tomorrow night at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/14/10 - 12:04 PM]
Acclaimed Series 'Prison Break' Returns to Television on Si TV
Repeats of the series will air weeknights at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel beginning April 19.

[04/14/10 - 12:01 PM]
MyNetworkTV Announces 2010-2011 Lineup
"Burn Notice," "Without a Trace," "Monk" and "Don't Forget The Lyrics!" are the latest additions to the fledgling network.

[04/14/10 - 10:27 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's ABC Player Ipad App Downloaded More Than 212,000 Times Since the Ipad's April 3rd Launch
In its first 12 days, more than 680,000 episodes of ABC series have been started via the app.

[04/14/10 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Confirms Finale Dates, Upcoming Stunts
Among its plans: "The Big Bang Theory" to get a 9:00/8:00c showcase on Monday, May 3.

[04/14/10 - 10:23 AM]
Exclusive: FOX Shifts "Hell's Kitchen," "Masterchef," "So You Think You Can Dance" to New Nights
"Hell's Kitchen" and "Masterchef" will now air on Tuesdays with "Dance" returning to Wednesdays and Thursdays.

[04/14/10 - 10:05 AM]
NBC.com Ranks #1 Among Competitive Broadcast Network Web Sites for First Quarter 2010
NBC spins the digital numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[04/14/10 - 09:27 AM]
Four Lovable Lunatics and Live Action Sports to Dominate Thursday Nights on MTV
"The Dudesons In America" and "Ultimate Parkour Challenge" to both launch on Thursday, May 6 starting at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/14/10 - 09:03 AM]
ABC's Dwts the Results Grows Against Idol
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 13.

[04/14/10 - 08:48 AM]
Giant Worms and Nasty Witches Wreak Havoc During Syfy's May Saturday Original Movies
"Mongolian Death Worm" and "Witchville" are due next month.

[04/14/10 - 08:47 AM]
Syfy Saturday Original Movie Mega Piranha Feasts on Nearly 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, April 10.

[04/14/10 - 07:25 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and the Onion Join Forces on Original Scripted Series Based on the Onion Sports Network
10 episodes, based on its popular online video series, are set to premiere in the first quarter of 2011.

[04/14/10 - 06:50 AM]
Queen Latifah to Emcee Additional "Idol Gives Back" Celebration Live from Pasadena Civic Auditorium Wednesday, April 21, on Fox
She'll join the previously announced Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox and Jeff Beck.

[04/14/10 - 06:24 AM]
Live from Los Angeles, It's the 2010 Espys Hosted by Seth Meyers
"If you asked anyone I played sports with as a kid they would tell you 'the only way Seth was making it to the ESPYs was as a host or presenter,'" said Meyers.

[04/14/10 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 Runs for a Touchdown with 'Football Wives'
Production on the eight-episode series will begin immediately for a premiere later this year.

[04/14/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 14
Updates include: Ben Browder joins The CW's "Hellcats"; Naren Shankar departs "CSI"; and Sophia Bush lands a role on ABC's "Southern Discomfort."

[04/13/10 - 06:52 PM]
Friday Night Lights Boosts Student Body at East Dillon High with New Cast Member Grey Damon
He'll portray Hastings Ruckle, "a high school kid that has never spent more than a year in one place."

[04/13/10 - 02:02 PM]
Planet Green Announces 14 Acquisitions at MipTV 2010
In addition, sister network Discovery Health has acquired three programs.

[04/13/10 - 01:22 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 12:59 PM]
HBO Gives "Treme" a Second Season
The pickup comes just two days after the show's launch.

[04/13/10 - 12:12 PM]
Lisaraye: The Real Mccoy Sets TV One Ratings Record
TV One spins the numbers for Thursday, April 8.

[04/13/10 - 11:24 AM]
Slam Dunk Week for CBS - First in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 11:07 AM]
Good Luck Charlie Is TV's No. 1 Telecast for the 2nd Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 10:48 AM]
Nickelodeon's Victorious Tops Basic Cable with Total Viewers in Time Slot
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Sunday, April 11.

[04/13/10 - 10:46 AM]
ABC Airs 3 of the Top 20 TV Shows for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 10:08 AM]
Sue Sylvester's Video Homage to Madonna's "Vogue" to Debut Tonight During Spring Premiere of "Glee"
The sequence is from the upcoming "The Power of Madonna" episode on Tuesday, April 20.

[04/13/10 - 09:53 AM]
60 Minutes Makes Top 10 for the Third Time in Four Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 11.

[04/13/10 - 09:52 AM]
Big Bang in 18-49 on Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 12.

[04/13/10 - 09:20 AM]
MTV Jumpstarts the Weekend with Celeb-Driven Original Programming Dedicated to Pop-Culture Starting Saturday, May 1st
Said block incldues two new weekly series: "When I Was 17" and "10 on Top."

[04/13/10 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's Castle Is Monday's #1 Series at 10pm for 4th Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 12.

[04/13/10 - 08:37 AM]
American Idol Drives FOX to Weekly Win Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 5-11.

[04/13/10 - 07:31 AM]
The "53rd Annual Grammy(R) Awards" to Broadcast from Los Angeles' Staples Center Live, FeB. 13, 2011 on the CBS Television Network
To accommodate last year's date changes, this year the eligibility dates are September 1, 2009, through September 30, 2010.

[04/13/10 - 06:49 AM]
Smackdown(R) Goes Syfy
The series will replace "WWE NXT" on Tuesday nights beginning October 1.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
Esquire Network Kicks Off Summer with Four-Day "Ninjathon" Over Memorial Day Weekend Begining Friday, May 27 at 7:00AM ET/PT
Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.