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[01/05/11 - 07:09 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2010: #30-21
Our annual countdown continues with "How I Met Your Mother," "House," "Supernatural" and more!

[01/05/11 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 5
Updates include: NBC greenlights "Playboy"; ABC to import Canada's "Combat Hospital"; and Alexa Havins joins Starz's "Torchwood."

[01/05/11 - 05:08 PM]
Ninth Annual "TV Land Awards" Takes a Bite Out of The Big Apple
The show, honoring "The Cosby Show" and "Family Ties," will tape and air in April.

[01/05/11 - 05:07 PM]
TV Land Celebrates Betty White's 89th Birthday With a Fan-Generated, Star-Studded Global Facebook Birthday Card
Tina Fey, Joel McHale, Taylor Swift, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Kristin Chenoweth and Jessica Walter are among those leaving personal video messages.

[01/05/11 - 04:59 PM]
More Hollywood Superstars Tapped for Guest Appearances on This Season of the #1 Sitcom on Cable, TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland"
Plus: "Hot in Cleveland" will return for another 10 new episodes on Wednesday, June 15.

[01/05/11 - 03:55 PM]
NBC to Offer Sneak Peek of New Series "The Cape" Via Free iPad Application
The show's pilot will be available through January 8 on DC Comics's iPad application.

[01/05/11 - 02:20 PM]
TLC's New Wednesday Line-Up Takes Ratings Crown
TLC spins the numbers for the week of December 27-January 2.

[01/05/11 - 02:19 PM]
Chiller Counts Down 2010 With Record Ratings!
Chiller spins the numbers for Friday, December 17 and all of 2010.

[01/05/11 - 01:08 PM]
HGTV's January 1 Ratings Provide Rosy Start for New Year
HGTV spins the numbers for Saturday, January 1.

[01/05/11 - 12:34 PM]
U.S. Television Premiere of "Piers Morgan's Life Stories" With Susan Boyle to Air Exclusively on TV Guide Network on Monday, January 10 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special features "a revealing interview about her tumultuous life events after she lost the competition and her journey to become a global superstar."

[01/05/11 - 12:30 PM]
Twentieth Television Sells Multiple Emmy-Award Winning Hit Series "Modern Family" to 50% of Country
The show's off-network run has been sold in a total of 33 markets, increasing its clearances to 50% of the country.

[01/05/11 - 12:29 PM]
"Bad Girls Club" Returns to Hollywood on Monday, January 10 at 9 PM ET/PT
The cable channel details the show's upcoming season.

[01/05/11 - 10:46 AM]
E! Shines the Spotlight on "Khloe & Lamar" (Working Title) in New Series About the Power Couple's Life Together
The eight-episode series will be produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim-Murray Productions.

[01/05/11 - 10:18 AM]
ABC Daytime and TV Land Join Forces to Create An Unprecedented Cross-Over Event
Susan Lucci, Michael E. Knight and Darnell Williams will guest on "Hot in Cleveland" while Wendie Malick will appear in character on "All My Children."

[01/05/11 - 10:05 AM]
CMT Premieres Its First Scripted Series "Working Class" Friday, January 28 at 8:00 P.M., ET/PT
Guest stars this season include Reba McEntire, David Faustino, Kathy Kinney, Martin Mull, John Schneider, Ryan Stiles and Lesley Ann Warren.

[01/05/11 - 09:34 AM]
TV Guide Network & TVGuide.com Roll-Out the Red Carpet for Awards Season 2011
Plus: Chris Harrison will now executive produce the network's red carpet shows in addition to hosting.

[01/05/11 - 09:21 AM]
Bear Grylls Is Back to Test His Survival Skills Against All That Mother Nature Has to Throw at Him
"Man vs. Wild" kicks off its sixth season on Thursday, February 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/05/11 - 09:14 AM]
The Premiere of "Live to Dance" Wins Time Period in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 4.

[01/05/11 - 09:05 AM]
Buddy Valastro Gets Savory & Sweet With TLC's New Cooking Series "Kitchen Boss" & New Season of "Cake Boss"
Both series will launch later this month on the cable channel.

[01/05/11 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal"
The Thom Beers-produced series will launch Wednesday, March 30 on the cable channel.

[01/05/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Posts Big Year-Over-Year Gains with its Mid-Season Tuesday Drama Premieres
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 4.

[01/05/11 - 08:54 AM]
Sugar Bowl: ESPN's Second-Best College Football Overnight Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 4.

[01/05/11 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC No "Loser" Against CBS's "Live to Dance"
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown while the Eye is the most-watched network.

[01/05/11 - 08:10 AM]
Bravo Greenlights Four Stand-Up Comedy Specials With Emmy Winner Kathy Griffin to Air in 2011
"I went to Bravo and told them I thought I was being a little too nice in my stand up specials. They agreed... and gave me four more. Let the fur fly," said Griffin.

[01/05/11 - 08:03 AM]
Cartoon Network Enterprises and Rubies Costumes Partner for First-Ever "Generator Rex" Halloween Costumes
Plus: the network has committed to at least 40 episodes of the series.

[01/05/11 - 08:01 AM]
New CBS Reality Series, "Live to Dance" With Paula Abdul, Announces "Shout Out the Vote"
"Shout Out the Vote" will enable viewers to cast votes for their favorite dance acts via toll-free phone lines and SMS text messaging at the end of each broadcast.

[01/05/11 - 07:50 AM]
"Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy" Premieres Tuesday, February 8 at 9 p.m. ET on History(R)
In this new series, Larry "crisscrosses the nation, going totally off the beaten path to find the people, places and things that define this nation's unique history."

[01/05/11 - 07:49 AM]
"Onion SportsDome" Comes to Comedy Central(R) Premiering Tuesday, January 11 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Mark Shepard and Alex Reiser anchor the series, which will follow "Tosh.0" on the night.

[01/05/11 - 07:26 AM]
Tosh Returns to Hosting Downloadable Debaucheries on a New Night and New Time When the Third Season of "Tosh.0" Premieres on Tuesday, January 11 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Comedy Central details the upcoming season of its hit series.

[01/05/11 - 07:25 AM]
Debra Messing to Make Special Guest Appearance on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
She'll play "a television journalist working to expose pedophiles."

[01/05/11 - 06:56 AM]
Syfy's New Reality Competition Series, "Face Off," Premieres Wednesday, January 26 at 10 PM ET/PT
The network details the 12 up-and-coming make-up artists who will face off to determine just who will be the country's next great SFX artist.

[01/05/11 - 06:11 AM]
NBC Kicks Off New Drama "The Cape" In an Unprecedented Partnership With the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to "Cape" Historic Heroes
30 of New York City's historic statues will be outfitted with custom capes along with a plaque describing each hero's greatest achievement.

[01/05/11 - 06:07 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" No. 1 Show of Primetime Season; Undefeated vs. Competition in 2010
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/05/11 - 05:28 AM]
ESPN 3D Expands Programming Line Up - Will Air 3D Content All Day, Everyday
As of February 14, the network will show replays of previously televised ESPN 3D events when the network is not showing a live event.

[01/04/11 - 06:08 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 4
Updates include: Warner Bros. clears "TMZ" through 2013-14; and two actors join The CW's "Danni Lowinski."

[01/04/11 - 05:01 PM]
"American Chopper: Senior vs Junior" Is #1 Cable Program Among Men in Primetime
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 04:01 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2010: #40-31
Our annual countdown continues with "Parenthood," "Modern Family," "The Good Guys" and more!

[01/04/11 - 03:05 PM]
Aloha, Football Fans! "Hawaii Five-0" Scores Post-AFC Championship Slot
An original installment will air Sunday, January 23 following the AFC title game.

[01/04/11 - 03:01 PM]
"Bob's Burgers" Flips Fatburger Restaurants to Serve Up Nationwide Partnership This January
"The Thanks a Brunch Burger" will be given away at select locations on Thursday, January 6.

[01/04/11 - 01:14 PM]
Lifetime's "The Craigslist Killer" Secures 5.4 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 12:31 PM]
Starz Sells 25% Equity Stake in Starz Media to The Weinstein Company
Separately, Anchor Bay has entered into a multi-year domestic distribution agreement for new theatrical content from TWC and its Dimension Films label.

[01/04/11 - 12:27 PM]
Bravo Pulls Out an "Ace" as "Inside the Actors Studio" Profiles Jim Carrey
Said installment premieres Monday, January 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/04/11 - 12:14 PM]
More Than One Million Total Viewers Enter "The Twilight Zone" During Syfy's 16th Annual New Year's Marathon
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 1.

[01/04/11 - 12:12 PM]
G4 Provides the Most Live On-Air Coverage of the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show on January 6th
G4's hosts Kevin Pereira and Morgan Webb are "just the tech experts needed to lead the charge and decipher today's hottest technology."

[01/04/11 - 11:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 27-Jan. 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 27-January 2.

[01/04/11 - 11:31 AM]
MGM to Handle National Distribution of Weigel's Me-TV Classic TV Digital Network
"Cheers," "M*A*S*H," “The Dick Van Dyke Show," and "The Bob Newhart Show" will all be featured on Memorable Entertainment Television.

[01/04/11 - 11:18 AM]
It's Spring Fever on VH1 With Six New Series Set to Premiere in March and April 2011
"Audrina," "Wedding Wars," "Beverly Hill Fabulous," "Love & Hip Hop," "Saddle Ranch," "VH1 Tough Love Miami" and "Ton of Cash" are all due in the coming months.

[01/04/11 - 11:14 AM]
Return of 2010's Breakout Hit Series "Pretty Little Liars" Becomes ABC Family's No. 2 Telecast Ever in Women 18-34/Females 12-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 10:59 AM]
CBS Delivers 11 of the Top 20 Broadcasts in Repeat-Filled Holiday Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 27-January 2.

[01/04/11 - 10:40 AM]
Mark Burnett and VH1 Team Up to Give an Inside Look Into Audrina Patridge's Life on VH1's "Audrina"
The series, due in April, tracks Audrina as she "takes her career to the next level while working to maintain some sense of normalcy."







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
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[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.