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[09/21/10 - 07:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 21
Updates include: ABC eyes "Lost Girls" as drama series; Chris Bender, J.C. Spink book a pair of comedies at CBS.

[09/21/10 - 03:22 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Wins the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos Among All Networks in Prime Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 20.

[09/21/10 - 03:08 PM]
American Idol Season 10 Announcement to Stream Live Online at AmericanidoL.com on Wednesday, September 22
The special live webcast will begin at approximately 10:00 AM PT live/1:00 PM ET.

[09/21/10 - 02:41 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Rides "Mnf"
Plus: History continues to see big numbers from "Pawn Stars."

[09/21/10 - 01:15 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio to Return for Tenth Season of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
In addition, Universal Cable Productions has made a pilot commitment for a new project with Wolf Films.

[09/21/10 - 12:42 PM]
Nickelodeon Closes Week as Basic Cable's Top Total Day Network with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 12:19 PM]
NBC Wins the Final Week of the 2009-10 Broadcast Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 12:17 PM]
FOX Wins Summer with #1 Show, #1 New Series and #1 Drama
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 12:15 PM]
An All-New "Invitation Only" Featuring Toby Keith Premieres Friday, October 8 on Cmt
In this one-hour special, Keith performs "Bullets In the Gun", "Somewhere Else" and his latest single "Trailerhood."

[09/21/10 - 12:10 PM]
International Sensation Hole in the Wall Joins Cartoon Network's Explosive Wednesday Night Line-Up on October 6
Also returning October 6: "Dude, What Would Happen" and "Destroy Build Destroy."

[09/21/10 - 12:06 PM]
CBS Concludes the Television Year with Eight of the Week's Top 10 Scripted Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 11:50 AM]
ABC Finishes the 52-Week Season with an Increase in Overall Viewership
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/21/10 - 11:46 AM]
Christine Taylor Stars in 'Farewell MR. Kringle' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere December 4
Vivica A. Fox, Christopher Wiehl and W. Morgan Sheppard also star in the project.

[09/21/10 - 10:05 AM]
Adult Swim and Scion Provide Metal Music Fans Free Exclusive Downloads of Never-Before-Heard Songs from Top Artists
"Music is such an important part of both the Adult Swim culture and the lives of our fans," said Jason DeMarco.

[09/21/10 - 10:03 AM]
Hawaii Five-0 and "Mike & Molly" Are the Top Two New Programs in Viewers and Adults 18-49 on Highly Competitive Premiere Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 20.

[09/21/10 - 09:36 AM]
HBO Renews Boardwalk Empire for Second Season
The show's September 19 premiere averaged 4.8 million viewers, HBO's largest premiere of any program in over six years.

[09/21/10 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Returns on Top
CBS settles for second place with the premieres of "Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii Five-0."

[09/21/10 - 08:34 AM]
ABC Wins Premiere Monday, as Dancing and Castle Open Up Sharply
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 20.

[09/21/10 - 08:08 AM]
America's Sweethearts Are Back! an All-New Season of "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" Premieres October 15 on Cmt
Kelli Finglass, Jay Johnson and Judy Trammell will return to supervise the hundreds of hopefuls auditioning for the first time.

[09/21/10 - 08:08 AM]
MTV's "Made" Premieres New Season as It Celebrates the 200th Episode
The new season kicks off Monday, September 27 at 4:00/3:00c.

[09/21/10 - 07:43 AM]
A&E's "Parking Wars" Returns for an All New Season on Tuesday, October 12 at 10:30pm ET/PT
Season four will once again track the men and women of the Philadelphia Parking Authority and Detroit Municipal Parking Department.

[09/21/10 - 07:38 AM]
South Park Returns with All New Episodes! Beginning on Wednesday, October 6 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central
The seven all-new episodes will complete the show's 14th season.

[09/21/10 - 03:01 AM]
The 16th Annual 'Critics' Choice Movie Awards' Will Air Live from the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1
Plus: VH1 has extended its pact with The Broadcast Film Critics Association to carry the ceremony through 2013.

[09/21/10 - 12:32 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Raising Hope" and "Running Wilde" (FOX)

[09/21/10 - 12:31 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Detroit 187" and "No Ordinary Family" (ABC)

[09/20/10 - 06:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 20
Updates include: "Obese" becomes "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" at ABC; Howard Gordon books dramas at Showtime, NBC; Lifetime, USA pilots land leads.

[09/20/10 - 04:13 PM]
Discovery to Bring Back Hit Survival Shows for Second Season: Dual Survival and Man, Woman, Wild
Both series will go back into production this fall to produce all-new episodes to premiere on the network early next year.

[09/20/10 - 02:23 PM]
Just Two Good! Showtime Picks Up New Seasons of the Big C & Weeds
"The unprecedented viewership for both THE BIG C and WEEDS proves that audiences love these shows as much as we do," said David Nevins.

[09/20/10 - 01:19 PM]
"Judge Judy" Kicks Off 15th Season as the #1 Daytime Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/20/10 - 01:18 PM]
The NFL on CBS Scores Its Highest Rated First National Game of Regular-Season in 12 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 19.

[09/20/10 - 12:57 PM]
Nancy O'Dell and Carson Kressley Host Your Own Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star on Own: The Oprah Winfrey Network
The winner of the competition, premiering in January, will be awarded his or her own talk show to air on OWN.

[09/20/10 - 12:02 PM]
Production to Begin on "The Suite Life Movie" for Disney Channel
The movie, starring Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Debby Ryan and Phill Lewis, is set to premiere in 2011.

[09/20/10 - 12:01 PM]
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!, a New Marvel Animated Series, Premieres Wednesday, October 20 on Disney Xd
Plus: micro-episodes introducing the team's core members will premiere Wednesday, September 22 at 8:30/7:30c.

[09/20/10 - 11:54 AM]
ABC.com Takes "Dancing with the Stars" from the Ballroom to Your Computer with an Array of Features Available Online
"Dancing Live Chat Party" starts on Monday, September 20 and continues throughout the season every Monday thereafter.

[09/20/10 - 11:44 AM]
Internet Sensation "Fred Figglehorn" Scores Huge Ratings in First-Ever TV Movie on Nickelodeon, Drawing 7.6 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, September 18.

[09/20/10 - 11:30 AM]
History Adds "Ice Road Truckers," "Pawn Stars" Spin-Offs in October
"IRT: Deadliest Roads" premieres Sunday, October 3 while "Rusty Nuts" bows Monday, October 18.

[09/20/10 - 11:11 AM]
The "People's Choice Awards" to Be Broadcast Wednesday, JaN. 5, 2011, on the CBS Television Network
Mark Burnett returns as executive producer while Queen Latifah returns as host for the fifth consecutive year.

[09/20/10 - 10:48 AM]
Syfy Orders Script Development of Metadocs Drama Based on Platinum Studio's Comic Book Series
Michael Chernuchin is behind the project, to be co-produced by FremantleMedia and Landscape Films.

[09/20/10 - 10:34 AM]
Get a Taste of Nick! Comedy Central's(R) "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" Sketch Series Premieres October 12 at 10:00 P.M.
The new seven-episode series comes from Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions.

[09/20/10 - 08:52 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Returns September 25 with Snl Alum Amy Poehler & Chart-Topping Musical Guest Katy Perry
Plus: Bryan Cranston & Kanye West are set for October 2; Jane Lynch and Bruno Mars follow on October 9.

[09/20/10 - 08:45 AM]
Manning Bowl Ii Blowout Outrates Original "Manning Bowl" by 3%
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 19.

[09/20/10 - 08:18 AM]
Bam's World Domination Premieres on Spike TV Wednesday, October 13
The project showcases Margera and his friends' attempt to conquer one of the world's most infamous obstacle course races.

[09/20/10 - 05:37 AM]
It's "Glee" Against the Music When Britney Spears Guest-Stars on the Hit Series Tuesday, September 28, on Fox
In addition to a cameo, the cast will perform "Toxic," "...Baby One More Time" and "Me Against The Music."

[09/20/10 - 03:01 AM]
VH1's All New Web Cam Dance Competition Show 'Dance Cam Slam' Wants You!
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, October 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/20/10 - 12:19 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Lone Star" (FOX)

[09/20/10 - 12:18 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "The Event" and "Chase" (NBC)

[09/20/10 - 12:17 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii Five-0" (CBS)

[09/19/10 - 10:54 AM]
Frequently Asked Questions About Nielsen Ratings

[09/17/10 - 07:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 17
Updates include: Peter Tolan, J.J. Abrams land more projects; James Cameron brings "True Lies" to ABC; and a recurrence of cancer forces Andy Whitfield to depart Starz's "Spartacus."

[09/17/10 - 03:40 PM]
Wnba Finals' Viewership Rises for Second Straight Year
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA Finals coverage to date.







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[09/15/14 - 01:22 PM]
"Genesis - Sum of the Parts" to Make Its Premiere on Showtime(R)
The film reunites the multi-Platinum-selling, Grammy(R)-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band to tell personal accounts of their rise to fame and fortune.

[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
FX Rides "Sons of Anarchy" to Record Ratings
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/15/14 - 12:25 PM]
Galaxy's Quest: On October 11, Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy Returns to Rescue Frantic Felines and Their Guardians
"My Cat from Hell" returns with seven all-new episodes of rescuing out-of-control cats and repairing the relationships they're ruining.

[09/15/14 - 12:16 PM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Popular Series "The Profit" Return Tuesday, October 14 at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes, including a special update episode, follow self-made millionaire and serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis as he saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process.

[09/15/14 - 11:01 AM]
Travis Pastrana and the "Nitro Circus Live" Crew Return to MTV2 for All-New Season on Wednesday, October 8 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
Additionally, "Nitro Circus: The Movie" will make its world television premiere on MTV2 on Wednesday October 1 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[09/15/14 - 10:52 AM]
Take It Off with VH1 for Season Two of "Dating Naked"
The first season of "Dating Naked" has been averaging a .6 among Adults 18-49 and averaging 1 million total viewers (P 2+) each week, based on Live +3 ratings.

[09/15/14 - 10:28 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Original Series "Dead Again" Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The hour-long series follows a top team of detectives who will re-examine controversial murder cases in which unresolved questions still linger long after the verdict was determined.

[09/15/14 - 10:11 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces World Television Premiere of Hallmark Hall of Fame Original Movie, "One Christmas Eve", Starring Anne Heche, November 30
In "One Christmas Eve," Anne Heche stars as a recently-divorced mom who wants her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" to be perfect.

[09/15/14 - 10:04 AM]
Langley Productions and Spike TV to Honor "Cops" Audio Technician Bryce Dion
Bryce Dion was a 7-year veteran of "Cops" who was tragically killed during production on August 26 in Omaha, NE.

[09/15/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Friends Flyaway to New York" Sweepstakes Gives Fans a Chance to Win a Trip to Visit the Central Perk Pop-Up Shop Brought to You by Eight O'clock Coffee
Said contest is timed with the 20th anniversary of the premiere of "Friends."

[09/15/14 - 09:36 AM]
Syfy's New Zombie Series "Z Nation" Bites Off 1.6 Million Viewers During September 12 Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/15/14 - 09:14 AM]
American Heroes Channel Reveals How History Got It Wrong in "America: Facts vs. Fiction"
The series returns with with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/14 - 09:00 AM]
"Conan" to Celebrate George Harrison the Week of Sept. 22 with Performances by Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends and More
The celebration will coincide with the release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75, a major reissue of the artists' first six solo albums.

[09/15/14 - 08:58 AM]
Nickelodeon's TV and Digital Channels to Go Dark for Eleventh Annual Worldwide Day of Play, Saturday, Sept. 20
Additionally, the network's national prosocial partners - United States Tennis Association, NFL PLAY 60, the Boys and Girls Club of America and Key Club, among others - will host several thousand local events across the country to help celebrate kids' love of play.

[09/15/14 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.