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[12/15/10 - 06:23 PM]
SAG to Honor Finest Performances of 2010 at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R), Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 30
Prior to the televised ceremony, the SAG Honors for television and film stunt ensembles will be announced during the live tnt.tv and tbs.com webcasts from the red carpet.

[12/15/10 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 15
Updates include: Marc Cherry books a new drama at ABC; NBC to preview "Perfect Couples" on December 20; and Joel Gallen inks first-look deal with Sony.

[12/15/10 - 06:04 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "16 & Pregnant" Puts MTV on Top
The reality series leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/15/10 - 01:59 PM]
"Running Wilde" Originals Back on This Sunday... Or Not
FOX studder steps on when we'll see new episodes of the series.

[12/15/10 - 01:29 PM]
BBC America Strengthens Its Commitment to Sci-Fi With All New Supernatural Saturdays in 2011
Plus: Repeats of "The X-Files" premiere Monday, January 3 at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT after "Doctor Who" airings at 10:00 a.m. ET/PT.

[12/15/10 - 01:21 PM]
"Good Morning America" Teams Up With ABC's "Modern Family" in Search of a Real American Modern Family
Plus: "GMA" will travel to the set of "Modern Family" the week of February 14 to "give viewers an exclusive, all access, behind-the-scenes look at the popular hit show."

[12/15/10 - 12:48 PM]
AMC Greenlights "Hell on Wheels" to Full Series Order
Anson Mount stars as "a former Confederate soldier whose quest for vengeance has led him westward to work on the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad."

[12/15/10 - 12:25 PM]
"Comedy Central Presents" is Back! Featuring Today's Best and Brightest Stand-Up Talent, the 15th Season Premieres Friday, January 21 at 11:00 p.m.
The new season's lineup includes Natasha Leggero, Kyle Kinane, Chelsea Peretti, Hari Kondabolu, Mike Vecchione, Jack Whitehall, Jessi Klein and Sheng Wang.

[12/15/10 - 11:24 AM]
Nickelodeon Is 2010's Top-Ranked Cable Network, Marks 16 Years as Number One
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/15/10 - 10:45 AM]
CMT's Bob Kusbit Returns to Production
Kusbit will return full-time to his company, One Louder Productions, which has an overall deal with MTV Networks and includes a series of "Made" episodes designed specifically for CMT.

[12/15/10 - 10:39 AM]
...Loses 181 Pounds to Become "The Biggest Loser" and Gain $250,000 at Last Night's Live Season 10 Finale on NBC
The Peacock details the winner of "The Biggest Loser's" latest edition.

[12/15/10 - 10:36 AM]
Animal Planet Debuts Miniseries "Infested!" With Stories of Extreme Infestations Where Dream Homes Become Living Nightmares
The project, from Darlow Smithson Productions, premieres Sunday, January 9.

[12/15/10 - 09:57 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces its Inductees for 2011
The 26th annual ceremony will take place on Monday, March 14 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City and will be broadcast on Fuse.

[12/15/10 - 09:55 AM]
ABC Reveals the Bachelorettes for 15th Edition of "The Bachelor"
Said lineup includes "a good natured funeral director, an emotional waitress, a sexy model who is a real vixen, a competitive hairstylist, a sweet children's hospital event planner and a sassy divorcee."

[12/15/10 - 09:36 AM]
truTV Scores Another Record-Setting Year, Including First-Ever Top 10 Finish Among Men 18-49
truTV spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/15/10 - 09:36 AM]
Mandy Patinkin Joins Showtime's Drama Pilot "Homeland"
He will portray a pivotal role in the series as Saul, "a veteran CIA Division Chief who is Carrie's (Claire Danes) boss and mentor."

[12/15/10 - 09:34 AM]
TNT on Track to Win First Place Among Key Adult Demo in 2010; Network Achieves 6% Overall Audience Growth
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/15/10 - 09:29 AM]
TBS Retakes First Place Among Adults 18-34 in Primetime; Network Scored Big in 2010 with Late-Night and Original Sitcoms
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/15/10 - 09:16 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces "PaleyFest2011"
"True Blood," "The Walking Dead," "American Idol" and a reunion of the casts of Judd Apatow's "Freaks & Geeks" and "Undeclared" are among the first wave.

[12/15/10 - 09:11 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 14.

[12/15/10 - 09:09 AM]
Critically Acclaimed "30 for 30" Wraps up with "Pony Exce$$" - ESPN's Most-Watched Documentary
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, December 11.

[12/15/10 - 09:03 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Biggest Loser" Goes Out With Win
The show's fall finale posted its best 18-49 rating since January 19 and biggest overall audience since January 5.

[12/15/10 - 08:48 AM]
Zombies, Werewolves and Vampires Reunite! Comedy Central(R) Renews Animated Series "Ugly Americans" for a Second Season to Debut June 2011
The series averaged 2 million total viewers over the course of its first season.

[12/15/10 - 08:24 AM]
MTV Explores the Unforgettable Stories of Teen Moms Chelsea, Jenelle, Kailyn, and Leah in New Docu-Series "Teen Mom 2" Premiering January 11th at 10 pm ET/PT
The second season of "Teen Mom" with Maci, Farrah, Amber and Catelynn was MTV's number #2 series in 2010.

[12/15/10 - 08:15 AM]
PBS' "Nova" Producing New Film on Artificial Intelligence With Unique Access to IBM's "Watson" and the Machine's Bid to Compete on "Jeopardy!"
"Smartest Machine on Earth" premieres Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/15/10 - 07:59 AM]
Ray Romano, Kathy Griffin, Judd Apatow, Margaret Cho & More Sign On to Season 2 Of "The Green Room With Paul Provenza"
Production on the Showtime series begins in January for a premiere on the network later in the year.

[12/15/10 - 07:27 AM]
Oxygen Media Marks Best Year Ever in 2010 and Becomes Fastest Growing Women's Cable Network Among W18-49 and A18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/15/10 - 05:56 AM]
Syfy Ventures and Universal Pictures Launch Syfy Films
Beginning in 2012, Syfy Films will distribute one to two films a year through Universal Pictures.

[12/14/10 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 14
Updates include: A&E greenlights "Big Mike," "Longmire"; Carrie-Anne Moss to topline Lifetime pilot; and Virginia Madsen to visit NBC's "The Event."

[12/14/10 - 04:59 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "MNF" on ESPN
TNT's "The Closer" and History's "Pawn Stars" battle for the audience leftovers.

[12/14/10 - 03:40 PM]
Lionsgate(R) Shines With 8 Golden Globe(R) Nominations
The studio's "Mad Men" has won three consecutive Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Drama.

[12/14/10 - 03:11 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Atlanta" Puts Bravo on the Map
The "Real Housewives" franchise is cable's top adults 18-49 draw on Sunday.

[12/14/10 - 02:41 PM]
Exclusive: TNT to Split "Men of a Certain Age's" Second Season
The current half of the show's sophomore run will wrap on Monday, January 10 and then return for part two later in 2011.

[12/14/10 - 12:34 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Receives Three Golden Globe Award Nominations
Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara each received nominations, as did their series "Modern Family."

[12/14/10 - 12:28 PM]
For Fifth Consecutive Month, Syfy Saturday Original Movie Shatters Two Million Total Viewer Mark
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, December 11.

[12/14/10 - 12:15 PM]
"Live from Daryl's House," A New Year's Eve Special to Air on WGN America
The Daryl Hall-hosted special, airing Friday, December 31 at 11:00/10:00c, also features Rob Thomas, Neon Trees, Train, Smokey Robinson and Todd Rundgren.

[12/14/10 - 11:44 AM]
"Destination Truth" Announces First-Ever Live Episode on March 17!
Josh's return to Ireland marks the one-year anniversary of the series' most-watched episode.

[12/14/10 - 11:35 AM]
Showtime(R) Leads All Networks in Golden Globe(R) Series Nominations
"Dexter" earned its third consecutive nomination for Best Drama Series.

[12/14/10 - 11:02 AM]
BBC America Acquires Exclusive Basic Cable Rights to "The Tudors"
The series kicks off with an all-day marathon of Season 1 and 2 episodes on Sunday, January 16.

[12/14/10 - 11:00 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 6-12 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:48 AM]
CBS Is Number One in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the 11th Time in 12 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:44 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:38 AM]
FOX Ranked No. 1 Among Teens, Placed Second Among Young Adults and Finished Third Among Adults 18-49 Last Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:01 AM]
Comedy Central and The Onion Announce Multi-platform Partnership with the Launch of OnionSportsNetwork.com
The new series launches Tuesday, January 11 at 10:30/9:30c.

[12/14/10 - 09:58 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is Nielsen's #3 Program and iPad's #1 Paid News App
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 12.

[12/14/10 - 09:57 AM]
ABC Family's 13th Annual "25 Days of Christmas" is Pacing at Record-Setting Levels
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 09:51 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 09:25 AM]
New Travel Channel Adventure Series Brings Us Back to Our Roots - Awakening "The Wild Within"
The Steven Rinella-led newcomer launches Sunday, January 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/10 - 09:20 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 13.

[12/14/10 - 09:01 AM]
Current TV Bolsters Original Fare With Two New Acquisitions
Said offerings include the basic cable premiere of "This American Life" as well as U.S. debut of "Kill It, Cook It, Eat It."







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[07/30/16 - 03:48 PM]
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Over 30,000 African elephants die each year at the hands of poachers and despite the global outcry over the killings, trafficking continues.

[07/30/16 - 03:16 PM]
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[07/30/16 - 02:31 PM]
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[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Acquires Worldwide Rights to Climate Change Feature Documentary
The film presents an informative and engaging account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe.

[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
Cinemax Drama Series "Quarry" Debuts Sept. 9
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[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2016
Kent Jones, Marc Levin, Daphne Pinkerson, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Jon Alpert are among the featured auspices.

[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
HBO to Make Entire Run of Landmark Series "The Larry Sanders Show" Available Starting in September
HBO completed the deal to present the entire run of the acclaimed series on March 23, 2016, the day before Shandling's untimely passing.

[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" Through 2018
Currently averaging 4.4 million viewers, "Real Time" is enjoying its most-watched season since the show's 2003 debut season.

[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an unclichéd and authentic way.

[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church stars as Robert, Frances' (Parker) husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
The series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture "Westworld," written and directed by Michael Crichton.

[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
"Dateline NBC" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/29/16 - 01:46 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Appear on "Law & Order: SVU"
The Vice President will appear as himself in a press conference scene where he commends the SVU, led by Lt. Olivia Benson, for their work in addressing the national rape kit backlog, specifically in the city of Detroit.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
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