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[12/12/10 - 08:36 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Mainstays Do It Again
"Cops," "AMW" coast by features on ABC and NBC, holiday encores on CBS.

[12/11/10 - 07:31 PM]
Spike TV Announces 2010 "Video Game Awards" Winners
The cable channel details the winners from its eighth annual event.

[12/11/10 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "20/20" and "Primetime" Top Friday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 10.

[12/11/10 - 08:48 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Narrowly Takes Adults 18-49 Crown
"Primetime: What Would You Do?," "20/20" lead the charge for the Alphabet.

[12/10/10 - 08:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 10
Updates include: Sam Neill, Parminder Nagra report to FOX's "Alcatraz"; Eric Mabius joins TNT's "Bird Dog"; and Michael Patrick King, Whitney Cummings team for CBS comedy.

[12/10/10 - 03:10 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Colts/Titans Put NFL Network on Top
Plus: "Burn Notice" matches its fall highs in total viewers, adults 18-49.

[12/10/10 - 12:44 PM]
TV Guide Network Celebrates the End of 2010 With a Special "Hollywood 411" Episode, "The Year in Cheers & Jeers Presented by Kay Jewelers" Airing on Friday, December 17 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Chris Harrison hosts the special, which will "count down the headline-making moments that made 2010 memorable."

[12/10/10 - 12:08 PM]
"Smallville" Launches the "Believe in Heroes" Challenge, Offering Fans a Chance to Appear in the "Beacon" Episode on Friday, February 4
Fans can submit their own video testimonials, one of which will appear in said installment.

[12/10/10 - 11:34 AM]
TNT Announces Final Season of Landmark Hit "The Closer"
Production of the 15-episode season will start in spring 2011.

[12/10/10 - 11:17 AM]
New Series "Secret Millionaire" Premieres Sunday, March 6 on ABC
The newcomer will take over for "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," which then returns on April 17.

[12/10/10 - 10:55 AM]
Video: Starz to Premiere Highly Anticipated "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" on January 21
Watch the latest three-minute trailer for the six-part prequel.

[12/10/10 - 10:47 AM]
Video: "Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III" Debuts Sunday, December 19 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim!
View three trailers from the upcoming one-hour special.

[12/10/10 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Is Tops on Thursday in Viewers and Key Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 9.

[12/10/10 - 09:59 AM]
Planet Green New Docu-series "Boomtown" Chronicles a Small Town's Struggle with a Sudden Oil Boom
The five-episode series premieres Saturday, January 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/10/10 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Draws Largest Thursday Audience of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 9.

[12/10/10 - 08:53 AM]
Syfy Will Ring Out 2010 With Five Christmas Week Programming Marathons as Well as Annual "Twilight Zone" New Year's Festival
The time out marks the 16th annual "Twilight Zone" New Year's festival.

[12/10/10 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, Despite Declines, Stays in Front
"The Mentalist" takes a big dip from its last original while "The Apprentice" signs off with a season high.

[12/10/10 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Basketball Wives" Co-Stars Suzie Ketcham & Jennifer Williams
The VH1 series returns for its second season this Sunday at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/10/10 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "The Vampire Diaries" Co-Stars Candice Accola & Michael Trevino
The pair, alongside co-creator Julie Plec, talk about what's ahead following last night's fall finale.

[12/09/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 9
Updates include: NBC trims "Love Bites"; A&E pulls "The Hasselhoffs"; and TNT's "Bird Dog" finds its leads.

[12/09/10 - 03:34 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Psych" Leads Total Viewer Pack
TBS's "Meet the Browns" however snags the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[12/09/10 - 03:13 PM]
Video: Neil Patrick Harris Hosts "VGAs"
View the latest promo for the event, airing Saturday, December 11 on Spike TV.

[12/09/10 - 02:57 PM]
More Than Two Million People Tune In to See President Obama on "Mythbusters"
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 8.

[12/09/10 - 02:33 PM]
The Competition Gets "Real" As the Housewives Join Bravo's "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" on December 14th at 10PM ET/PT
The expanded 75-minute episode will lead into a special "Watch What Happens: Live" at 11:15/10:15c.

[12/09/10 - 01:30 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver Ratings Wins for the Late-Night Week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 29-December 3.

[12/09/10 - 01:06 PM]
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Betty White Star in the Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation, "The Lost Valentine," Sunday, Jan. 30, on CBS
Meghann Fahy, Billy Magnussen and Sean Faris also star in the film, based on the book by James Michael Pratt.

[12/09/10 - 11:20 AM]
USA #1 for Record-Setting Fifth Year
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/09/10 - 10:58 AM]
Bravo Relives Best Reality TV Moments of the Year with "Shep and Tiffany Watch TV: The Best of 2010" Airing on Thursday, December 23 at 11PM ET/PT
The half-hour comedy special "highlights and parodies the year's juiciest moments of reality television."

[12/09/10 - 10:27 AM]
Ke$ha and Taio Cruz to Perform live from Times Square on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011," Airing December 31 on ABC
Other performers include Jennifer Hudson, Willow Smith, Ne-Yo, Avril Lavigne, Drake, Jason Derulo, La Roux, Mike Posner, Natasha Bedingfield, Far East Movement and Train.

[12/09/10 - 09:24 AM]
CBS Is #1 on Wednesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 8.

[12/09/10 - 09:23 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 Season to Date Among Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers for First Time Since 1993
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 29-December 3.

[12/09/10 - 09:08 AM]
Exclusive: Science Channel Acquires Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant's "An Idiot Abroad"
The eight-episode series, which bowed on the U.K.'s Sky1 earlier this year, will launch on the Discovery sibling in January.

[12/09/10 - 08:58 AM]
"Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 TV Show/ABC Improves the 10pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 8.

[12/09/10 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor," "Minds" Keep CBS in Front
The Eye holds off second place NBC and ABC in adults 18-49.

[12/09/10 - 08:45 AM]
"Mythbusters" and Seth Rogen Join Forces to Test "The Green Hornet" Movie's Metal
Said installment airs Wednesday, December 15 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[12/09/10 - 08:43 AM]
HGTV Offers New Series and Returning Favorites on New Year's Day
"Cash & Cari," "Selling New York," "Candice Tells All" and "Dear Genevieve" are among the series spotlighted.

[12/09/10 - 08:02 AM]
MTV Follows Overweight Teens As They Transform Their Lives in "I Used to Be Fat" Premiering December 29th at 10PM ET/PT
The series, from 3 Ball Productions, will also air internationally on MTV channels around the world starting in March.

[12/09/10 - 07:19 AM]
Victoria Stilwell Restores Canine Control and Disciplines Indulgent Pet Parents on the Third Season of Animal Planet's "It's Me or the Dog"
"The Real Housewives of New York City's" Jill Zarin will appear on the opener, airing Saturday, January 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/09/10 - 07:04 AM]
ABC Launches New Photography Print Sites
Limited edition prints from "Castle," "Desperate Housewives" and "Grey's Anatomy" are now available.

[12/09/10 - 06:01 AM]
The Second Time May Indeed be the Charm When Season Two of "What Chilli Wants" Premieres Sunday, January 2nd at 9:30 PM*
Just shy of 40, Chilli "is consumed by a desire to have another child and time is definitely working against her."

[12/09/10 - 03:01 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Third Season Premiere Night Struts Onto Logo, Monday, January 24th
Guest judges this season include Eliza Dushku, Lily Tomlin, LaToya Jackson, Chloe Sevigny, Johnny Weir, Margaret Cho, Sharon Osbourne and Cheryl Tiegs.

[12/08/10 - 06:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 8
Updates include: HBO passes on "All Signs of Death"; Warren Kole to topline USA's "Common Law"; and John Grisham brings "Ford County" to NBC.

[12/08/10 - 06:12 PM]
"America's Most Wanted" Viewer Tip Leads Police to Suspect in Ronni Chasen Murder
The series had been working closely with the Beverly Hills Police Department and profiled the case on its November 20 broadcast.

[12/08/10 - 03:51 PM]
First Ever "Warehouse 13" and "Eureka" Holiday Episodes Power Syfy to Best Tuesday Prime in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Since July
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 7.

[12/08/10 - 03:22 PM]
TLC to Premiere New Series "My Strange Addiction"
The 12-part series premieres Wednesday, December 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/08/10 - 03:10 PM]
G4's "X-Play," Television's Most Watched Video Game Series Announces Nominees for the Eighth Annual "X-Play Best of 2010 Awards"
The one-hour special airs Tuesday, December 14 at 6:00/5:00c on the network.

[12/08/10 - 02:22 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "16 & Pregnant" Leads the Pack
Plus: Syfy's "Warehouse 13," "Eureka," holiday specials take the silver, bronze among total viewers.

[12/08/10 - 12:56 PM]
Video: Meet Your New "American Idol" Judges Panel and Check Out the Auditions!
View six teasers from new season, premiering Wednesday, January 19 on FOX.

[12/08/10 - 12:56 PM]
Exclusive: Animal Planet to Open 2011 With Three New Series
"I, Predator," "Infested!" and "Swarm Chasers" will join four returning series in January.

[12/08/10 - 12:34 PM]
Disney Television Animation Reels in Second Season of Hit Comedy "Fish Hooks" and New Order for Comedy Series "Gravity Falls"
"The heart of our work is storytelling, and in these two outstanding projects we have the pleasure and privilege of working with a team of talented artists, in every sense of the word," said Eric Coleman.







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[05/25/16 - 02:37 PM]
Science Channel to Air "Droned" This Summer
The series will follow drone build teams and their clients while exploring the impact drones are having as viewers get a front row seat to a technology revolution.

[05/25/16 - 02:01 PM]
IFC Announces Series Development Deal with New York Magazine's Vulture
The project, titled "The Vulture Show," will deliver smart, irreverent and "slightly off" entertainment news, covering TV, movies, music, art, books, theater and celebrities with the outlet's signature, sharp perspective.

[05/25/16 - 01:31 PM]
Cable's #1 New Non-Fiction Series "60 Days In" Returns for an Explosive Second Season Thursday, August 18 at 9PM ET/PT on A&E
Plus: ABC News Chief Legal Analyst, Dan Abrams hosts "60 Days In: The Aftermath," a tell-all reunion special, with the season one participants premiering on Thursday, May 26.

[05/25/16 - 01:28 PM]
New Discovery Series "Homestead Rescue" - New Premiere Date and Clip
The newcomer will now launch Friday, June 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
Investigation Discovery's June Programming Slate Delivers Healthy Dose of Drama with Four New Original Series
Television's home for true-crime content, ID brings compelling, real stories to the small screen, including premieres of four all-new series, and the return of three fan-favorites.

[05/25/16 - 11:25 AM]
CMT Celebrates Dierks Bentley's New Album, Black, with Special Takeover Weekend Beginning May 28
Look for "CMT Instant Jam: Dierks Bentley" on Saturday, May 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/25/16 - 11:11 AM]
Returning Original Starz Series "Power" and "Survivor's Remorse" Move to Sundays in July
The former returns on July 17 followed by the latter on July 24.

[05/25/16 - 10:30 AM]
VH1's Sexy Hit Series "Dating Naked" Is Back - Season 3 Premieres Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Rocsi Diaz, this season once again features two main daters, David and Natalie, as they search for love on a tropical island paradise.

[05/25/16 - 10:22 AM]
Freeform's "Funday" Father's Day Weekend Programming Event Begins Saturday, June 18 and Continues Through Sunday, June 19
Now with the summer kicking into high gear, what better way to celebrate your beloved father than bonding over classic Disney movies in a weekend-long marathon?

[05/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
"The Americans" Picked Up for Final Two Seasons
A 13-episode fifth season will air in 2017, followed by a 10-episode sixth and final season in 2018.

[05/25/16 - 09:40 AM]
Brett Donahue to Play John F. Kennedy Jr. in Muse Entertainment's "The Kennedys-After Camelot"
As previously announced, the project stars Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Matthew Perry as Ted Kennedy, Alexander Siddig as Aristotle Onassis, Kristen Hager as Joan Kennedy.

[05/25/16 - 09:32 AM]
Food Network Heads Outdoors as Professional Grill Masters Face the Heat in "Chopped Grill Masters Napa"
The five-week event launches Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/25/16 - 09:08 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Host "The 50th Annual CMA Awards" Live From Nashville, Wednesday, November 2, on ABC
The return of the popular pair was announced during Paisley's appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and via Underwood's social network.

[05/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Fifth Harmony and Cam Join for a Pop-Country Mash Up at the "CMT Music Awards" Airing Live on Wednesday, June 8 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: Vince Vaughn and Rob Riggle, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, country artists Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Cole Swindell, Dan+Shay and Kellie Pickler are on tap to present.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."