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[02/26/11 - 04:19 PM]
"Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search For The Next TV Star" Announces the Winners in a Surprise Twist
The prize: a six-episode commitment from OWN with production beginning in the next few months.

[02/26/11 - 03:31 PM]
Charlie Sheen Talks to ABC News in a Special Edition of "20/20" To Air Tuesday, March 1st
The one-hour special will bump "Detroit 1-8-7" from the night.

[02/26/11 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Rises as CBS, FOX Split Demo Honors
The rest of said lineups are down from last week's numbers.

[02/26/11 - 12:18 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Continues Its Reign
MTV's signature series tops the night with more than double the 18-49 output of second place TNT.

[02/25/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 25
Updates include: Don Johnson to topline "Mann's World" at NBC; David Krumholtz cast in "Playboy," also at NBC; and Kerry Bishe heads for "Iceland" at FOX.

[02/25/11 - 06:18 PM]
ABC Books "Spring Wipeout," Cuts "No Ordinary Family" Order
"Family" will now wrap its freshman run on Tuesday, April 5 after 20 episodes.

[02/25/11 - 03:23 PM]
ABC.com is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site for January 2011
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of January.

[02/25/11 - 12:19 PM]
Jay Leno Is #1 vs. "Late Show" and "Nightline" for the Ratings Week of Feb. 14-18
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 14-18.

[02/25/11 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Grows its Overall Audience in Late-Night Year to Year for 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 14-18.

[02/25/11 - 09:37 AM]
All New Day & Time: Lifetime's "Seriously Funny Kids" Hosted By Heidi Klum - Mondays at 6/5c!
"One Born Every Minute" however will continue airing on Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/25/11 - 09:36 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Posts Week-to-Week Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 24.

[02/25/11 - 09:30 AM]
"Wipeout" Produces Big Year-to-Year Time Period Improvement for ABC Opposite "Idol" in Thursday's 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 24.

[02/25/11 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Expanded "Idol" Takes Top Honors
Plus: ABC's "Wipeout" and NBC's "30 Rock" post big gains last night.

[02/25/11 - 06:45 AM]
"American Idol" Fans Given Exclusive Opportunity to Choose the Ending of the Music Video for Jennifer Lopez's New Single "On The Floor"
The world premiere of the full video - with the winning ending - will air during "Idol" on Thursday, March 3.

[02/25/11 - 06:03 AM]
The Style Network Unites With Bad Boy of Racing Kyle Busch and Model Samantah Sarcinella for All-New Special "Fast and Fabulous: A NASCAR Wedding" on Saturday, March 5 at 8 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special is produced by the NASCAR Media Group.

[02/24/11 - 10:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 24
Updates include: "Chase's" Amaury Nolasco to "Work It" for ABC; TBS axes "Glory Daze"; and Michelle Borth to lead ABC's "Combat Hospital."

[02/24/11 - 10:02 PM]
"American Idol" Reveals Remaining Top 24 Semifinalists
The male singers are scheduled to perform on Tuesday with the female singers on Wednesday and the results show on Thursday.

[02/24/11 - 05:51 PM]
Video: The Return of the Wookiee: Chewie's Back for the Season Finale of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
The one-hour event airs Friday, April 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/24/11 - 05:27 PM]
CBS and Warner Bros. Television to Discontinue Production of "Two and a Half Men" for the Remainder of the Season
Said decision is "based on the totality of Charlie Sheen's statements, conduct and condition."

[02/24/11 - 03:07 PM]
"Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost," the Seventh in the Series of Jesse Stone Television Movies, to Be Broadcast Sunday, May 22
The film replaces "Girls' Night Out: Superstar Women of Country," which shifts to Friday, April 22.

[02/24/11 - 02:51 PM]
"Sons of Guns" Continues to Fire on All Cylinders
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 23.

[02/24/11 - 02:50 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Top Chef" Rises to Victory
The Bravo veteran posts its most-watched episode of the year, taking the top spot for the night.

[02/24/11 - 02:23 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Second Season Pick Up for Original Series "Our America with Lisa Ling"
The new season will include six investigative specials in the series.

[02/24/11 - 01:15 PM]
ABC and Academy Extend Oscar Telecast Agreement
"This contract ensures that the Oscar show will be an ABC tradition for 45 consecutive years," said Tom Sherak.

[02/24/11 - 12:45 PM]
All Eyes Are on Hollywood When E! Goes Live from the 2011 Academy Awards(R) With Over Seven Full Hours of Red Carpet Coverage from the Industry's Most Prestigious Night of the Year
Ryan Seacrest, Giuliana Rancic and Kelly Osbourne are among the network's featured personalities covering the event.

[02/24/11 - 12:40 PM]
Comedy Central April 2011 Programming Highlights
Newcomers "Sports Show with Norm Macdonald" and "Workaholics" are on tap, as is season 15 of "South Park."

[02/24/11 - 12:21 PM]
BET's Gospel Singing Competition "Sunday Best" Is Back by Popular Demand
Hopefuls in Los Angeles will have their chance to shine at West Angeles Cathedral on March 5.

[02/24/11 - 12:16 PM]
An Old Nemesis Returns in the Mid-Season Premiere of "Make It or Break It," Monday, March 28th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
The series stars Chelsea Hobbs, Ayla Kell, Josie Loren and Cassie Scerbo.

[02/24/11 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Series, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," Returns With All New Episodes on Monday, March 28, at 8:00PM ET/PT
Said installment features "7th Heaven" alums Beverley Mitchell and Mackenzie Rosman.

[02/24/11 - 12:12 PM]
"WWE(R) Tough Enough(R)" Gets Some "Stratus-Faction"
Trish Stratus and Bill Demott have been tapped as trainers on the series, to be hosted by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin.

[02/24/11 - 11:33 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Holds Off "Tosh.0," "The Game"
The MTV reality franchise is cable's top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/24/11 - 09:58 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" - Summer's Top-Rated Series - Will Tape New Shows in Cities Across America Beginning in Seattle on March 2
Other locations include Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Atlanta and Houston.

[02/24/11 - 09:53 AM]
"American Idol" Offers Online Voting for First Time Ever at AmericanIdol.com
Online voting begins immediately after the first performance show airing Tuesday, March 1.

[02/24/11 - 09:28 AM]
Animal Planet Renews "The Haunted," Books April Premieres
"Killer Outbreaks," "The Bear Whisperer" and "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" are among the new and returning series on tap.

[02/24/11 - 09:28 AM]
TLC Returns to Renovation With "Mad About the House"
Ryan Brown hosts the six-episode series, due to launch in early May.

[02/24/11 - 09:18 AM]
"Survivor: Redemption Island" and "Criminal Minds" Post Week-to-Week Increases
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 23.

[02/24/11 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 Scripted TV Show/"Off the Map" Grows
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 23.

[02/24/11 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "SVU" Climbs While "Suspect Behavior" Sinks
Plus: FOX once again is the network to beat with a two-hour "American Idol."

[02/24/11 - 07:18 AM]
MTV Heats Things Up With Performances by Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo, Pitbull and Lupe Fiasco as "MTV Spring Break 2011" Heads to Las Vegas
The network will take over the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas from March 6 to March 9.

[02/24/11 - 06:52 AM]
IFC Green Lights Second Season of Original Comedy Series, "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret"
Six all-new episodes will debut in October with production beginning in April.

[02/24/11 - 06:33 AM]
The $5 Million Auditions - "The X Factor" Unveils Audition Dates and Venues
The search for the next global superstar begins Sunday, March 27 in Los Angeles at the L.A. Sports Arena.

[02/24/11 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "Gideon's War" Author Howard Gordon
The "24" showrunner talks about his debut novel plus Showtime's "Homeland" and NBC's "REM."

[02/23/11 - 10:57 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 23
Updates include: Jenna Elfman may be ABC's "Bad Mom"; Adam Goldberg reports to CBS's "Rookies"; and Henry Simmons to "Man Up!" for ABC.

[02/23/11 - 10:01 PM]
Five of the "American Idol" Top 24 Semifinalists Revealed
Tomorrow night the judges reveal the remaining 19 contestants who will round out the Top 24.

[02/23/11 - 08:45 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: Cable Summit 2011"
Check out our recap of today's event, featuring BET's Loretha Jones, Showtime's David Nevins, USA's Jeff Wachtel and FX's John Landgraf.

[02/23/11 - 05:49 PM]
Jennifer Lopez to World Premiere Video for New Single "On The Floor" During "American Idol" Thursday, March 3, on FOX
"On The Floor" is the first single from Lopez's new album, "Love?," on the Island Def Jam Music Group.

[02/23/11 - 04:02 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Returns to Top Spot
USA's wrestling franchise is cable's most-watched program on the night for the first time in 2011.

[02/23/11 - 01:52 PM]
7-Up, OnStar and Australian Gold Headline the List of Sponsors Featured on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice"
Other brands featured on the new season include Camping World, ACN, Omaha Steaks, and Farouk Hair Systems.

[02/23/11 - 01:46 PM]
History(R) Brings Back the Last American Pioneers Who Thrive in the Louisiana Wilderness in "Swamp People" Season Two, Premiering Thursday, March 31st at 9PM ET/PT
The show's debut last year set a record as History's best-ever original series launch in all key demos with 4.2 million total viewers.

[02/23/11 - 01:32 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA All-Star Game to Victory
The cable channel's coverage of the annual event dominates the night.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
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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.