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[04/20/11 - 11:21 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Courteney Cox
Part seven of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:20 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Dan Byrd
Part six of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Josh Hopkins
Part five of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:18 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Ian Gomez
Part four of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:17 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Supervising Producer/Director Michael McDonald
Part three of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:16 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Busy Philipps
Part two of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:14 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Brian Van Holt
Part one of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 20
Updates include: Cliff Curtis to go "Missing" for ABC; Shane Brennan, Gary Glasberg to spearhead the "NCIS" franchise; and Jennifer Egan to bring "Goon Squad" to HBO.

[04/20/11 - 06:07 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Put TNT on Top
The cable channel continues to ride the success of its postseason coverage.

[04/20/11 - 05:59 PM]
ABC to Bump "Food Revolution" Next Week for "DWTS" Special
"The Road to the Finals" will fill the Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c hour on April 26.

[04/20/11 - 03:23 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" Continues to Reel in Viewers for Discovery
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 19.

[04/20/11 - 01:11 PM]
BBC America Continues to Up Its Slate of U.S. Premiere Sci-Fi Shows
"Outcasts" to launch Saturday, June 18 with "Bedlam" on Saturday, October 8 and a new season of "Being Human" in 2012.

[04/20/11 - 12:25 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents All-New Original Documentaries Every Monday Night This Summer, June 6 Through Aug. 15
Greg Barker, Liz Garbus, Lisa F. Jackson, Peter Kunhardt and Alexandra Pelosi are among the featured documentarians.

[04/20/11 - 12:18 PM]
Starz - Kelsey Grammer's "Boss" - Announces Casting and Start of Production Today
The eight-episode series is set to premiere exclusively on the pay channel in October.

[04/20/11 - 12:00 PM]
Six-Time Grammy Award-Winning Artist The Black Eyed Peas Makes a Special Appearance on MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" on Thursday, April 21 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
This week, eight crews will take the stage, infusing their talent and choreography skills into The Black Eyed Peas' chart-topping hits.

[04/20/11 - 11:54 AM]
NBC Offers Sneak Peek of New Vocal Competition Series "The Voice" on April 21 as Lead-In to "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
In addition, NBC will showcase a shorter two-minute version of the sneak preview on Saturday, April 23 just before "SNL."

[04/20/11 - 11:53 AM]
"Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden," Featuring the Grammy Winner in Her First Solo HBO Concert Event, Debuts May 7
Taped February 21 and 22, the special spotlights the pop sensation on her sold-out world tour, accompanied by a ten-piece band and ten backup dancers.

[04/20/11 - 10:58 AM]
FX Sets Summer Premiere Dates for Original Series
"Wilfred" and "Louie" are set for Thursday, June 23 while "Rescue Me" returns Tuesday, July 12.

[04/20/11 - 10:49 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Posts Second Consecutive Week of Double-Digit Growth Across Key Demos in Primetime Versus Year Ago Discovery Health Numbers
OWN spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/20/11 - 10:45 AM]
TLC to Premiere "Spouse Vs. House" on May 4
The six-part series, previously titled "Mad About The House," will follow "Extreme Couponing" on Wednesday nights.

[04/20/11 - 10:36 AM]
Steven Tyler Sits Down with Matt Lauer in An Exclusive Multi-Part Interview That Will Air on "Dateline" Sunday, May 1 and "Today" on Monday, May 2
The interview will focus on Tyler's triumphant year that includes a new book and his role on "American Idol."

[04/20/11 - 10:15 AM]
Khloe Kardashian Odom to Make Cameo Appearance in Monday, April 25 Episode of NBC's "Law & Order: LA"
She'll play herself in the episode titled "Benedict Canyon."

[04/20/11 - 09:29 AM]
ABC's "DWTS" Results Show is Tuesday's Most-Watched Program
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 19.

[04/20/11 - 08:48 AM]
Andy Samberg Answers Discovery's "Help Wanted" Ad, Becomes Network's New "Chief Shark Officer"
"I'm overjoyed about being appointed CSO," said Samberg. "Everyone loves Shark Week. It's the Bill Cosby of week-long television blocks dedicated to sea animals."

[04/20/11 - 08:43 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Parenthood" Wraps on High Note
The series posts its highest 18-49 rating since September 21 and largest overall viewership since September 14.

[04/20/11 - 08:04 AM]
CMT to Announce The "2011 CMT Music Awards" Nominees Live on The "Today" Show on Wednesday, April 27
The event itself will air live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 8 on CMT.

[04/20/11 - 07:03 AM]
Mid-Season Finale of The Style Network's "Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back" Airs on Monday, April 25 at 8PM ET/PT
The series will return for the back half of its sophomore run next season.

[04/20/11 - 06:13 AM]
Prepare for An A-May-Zing May on FOX
FOX details its May sweeps programming (SPOILERS!).

[04/20/11 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Series "Famous Food" (Working Title) to Premiere This Fall
Heidi Montag, Ashley Dupre, Danielle Staub, Jake Pavelka and Vincent Pastore are among the participants.

[04/20/11 - 05:49 AM]
It's a Brand New Game: BET Networks to Announce Fresh Scripted and Music Programming at 2011 Upfront Presentation
The cable channel formally announces the renewals of "The Game" and "Let's Stay Together."

[04/19/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 19
Updates include: Spike TV finds its "Thunderballs"; Joe Pantoliano, Eriq La Salle to visit HBO's "America"; and Dan Amboyer is Hallmark's Prince William.

[04/19/11 - 10:49 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Another Monday, Another "Pawn Stars" Win
History's signature series bests TNT's NBA playoff coverage and USA's "WWE Raw."

[04/19/11 - 10:34 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: TNT Surges With NBA Playoffs
Plus: a special "Storage Wars" on A&E and "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe" on USA top the usual Sunday mainstays.

[04/19/11 - 05:00 PM]
ESPN's 2011 "Monday Night Football Schedule"
Patriots/Dolphins and Raiders/Broncos will kick off the franchise's annual opening doubleheader on September 12.

[04/19/11 - 04:29 PM]
2011 "Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
The last two Super Bowl Champions, Saints and Packers, meet in the Thursday night NFL opening game on September 8.

[04/19/11 - 04:00 PM]
Oxygen Scores Best Monday Night Performance in Prime Time in Network History Powered by Premiere of Season 2 of "Love Games"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, April 18.

[04/19/11 - 11:58 AM]
"Victorious" is Week's Top Series Telecast with Kids, Scores Almost 4 Million Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 11:29 AM]
Hide Your Clutter! New Episodes of "Clean House" Begin Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on The Style Network
The series returns with a special 90-minute installment on said date.

[04/19/11 - 11:28 AM]
"American Chopper" - New Season Monday April 25 @ 9pm e/p
The new season will feature appearances by Red Jacket Firearms from "Sons of Guns" and the captains of "Deadliest Catch."

[04/19/11 - 11:15 AM]
CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 11:13 AM]
"The Office," The #1 Scripted Program in Adults 18-49, Paces NBC the Week of April 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:58 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Prime and Total Day in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14, and Cable's No. 1 Network in Prime in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Builds its Overall Audience Year to Year for the 4th Time in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:52 AM]
FOX Wins the Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:33 AM]
Spike TV Hires Chris Rantamaki as Vice President, Original Series
Rantamaki comes to Spike TV from Discovery Channel, where he was vice president of production.

[04/19/11 - 10:28 AM]
Big Return for The CW's "90210" and "Gossip Girl"
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, April 18.

[04/19/11 - 10:24 AM]
NHL & NBC Sports Group Announce New 10-Year Partnership
The expanded partnership is highlighted by the first-ever national distribution of all Stanley Cup(R) Playoffs contests.

[04/19/11 - 10:03 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek of Spike TV's "Repo Games" from the Producers of "Jersey Shore"
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, April 26 at 8:00/7:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[04/19/11 - 09:39 AM]
"TV Land Awards 2011" is Network's Most Watched "TV Land Awards" Ever
TV Land spins the numbers for Sunday, April 17.

[04/19/11 - 09:10 AM]
"Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii Five-0" Win Their Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 18.







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[12/04/20 - 12:13 PM]
"Big Cat Tales" Returns to Animal Planet for An All-New Season on Friday Dec. 4
The series documents the present-day prides and families of the lions, leopards and cheetahs of the Maasais Mara National Reserve in Kenya, including the Marsh Pride.

[12/04/20 - 12:07 PM]
ESPN & ABC Combine to Nationally Televise 49 Games During First Half of 2020-21 NBA Regular Season
The "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" series will return for its sixth season with a star-studded slate featuring some of the league's most anticipated matchups.

[12/04/20 - 12:01 PM]
TBS Slates "American Dad," "The Misery Index" Holiday Specials
Look for both installments during the week leading up to Christmas.

[12/04/20 - 11:51 AM]
Sundance Now's Highly Anticipated New Political Drama "Total Control" Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Sundance Now on Thursday, December 17, 2020
Rachel Griffiths and Deborah Mailman star in the six-part drama series.

[12/04/20 - 10:44 AM]
Maureen McCormick of "The Brady Bunch" and Interior Designer Dan Vickery to Star in New Home Renovation Series "Frozen in Time"
Fans nostalgic for decades past can travel back in time with the new home renovation series, streaming on discovery+, Discovery Inc.'s new subscription streaming service, beginning Monday, January 4.

[12/04/20 - 10:33 AM]
Chadwick Boseman Will Posthumously Receive the Hero for the Ages Honor at the 2020 "MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time"
Don Cheadle and Robert Downey Jr. will present the award which honors a star whose heroism on-screen was only surpassed by the true hero they were off-screen.

[12/04/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Orders New World Surf League Docuseries
The six-part documentary series will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the aspirations, failures and accomplishments of the world's best surfers as they battle for the WSL Title and struggle to remain on the elite WSL Championship Tour.

[12/04/20 - 09:46 AM]
Oxygen Kicks Off 2021 with New Series from Ice-T, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos and Blumhouse Television During the Nine Nights of Twisted Killers Event
The nine night stunt will feature the launch of four new series "Florida Man Murders" (Jan. 9),? "Framed By The Killer" (Jan. 15), "One Deadly Mistake" (Jan. 16),? and "Exhumed" (Jan. 17), along with a brand new two-hour special "Monster Preacher" (Jan. 16).

[12/04/20 - 09:28 AM]
Revelations, Receipts, and Hot Tea Are Served on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Potomac" Three-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, December 13, at 9:15PM ET/PT
Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Monique Samuels, Candiace Dillard Bassett, and Dr. Wendy Osefo take to the reunion stage to drop major receipts, indiscretions, and shocking revelations.

[12/04/20 - 09:12 AM]
Mike Rowe Joins Discovery+ with All-New Series, Proving the World Is More Connected Than Ever
"Six Degrees with Mike Rowe" premieres Monday, January 4 on Discovery's streaming service Discovery+.

[12/04/20 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with "Grey's Anatomy"
The network's flagship drama leads the night among adults 18-49.

[12/04/20 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Starts Holiday Gifting Early Offering Season Premieres of "Shameless" and "Your Honor" for Free
The network has released over 60 hours of original content for free online sampling, on streaming platforms and on demand to celebrate the holiday season.

[12/04/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "We Can Be Heroes" Starring Priyanka Chopra & Pedro Pascal - Official Trailer - Netflix
When alien invaders capture Earth's superheroes, their kids must learn to work together to save their parents - and the planet.

[12/04/20 - 07:27 AM]
HGTV's Annual "White House Christmas 2020" Set to Air on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 PM ET/PT
Narrated by Alison Victoria, the special also is a retrospective on the last decade of incredible holiday transformations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

[12/04/20 - 06:00 AM]
Daveed Diggs Brings His Trademark Flow to Disney Channel in a New and Totally Lit Hanukkah Song, "Puppy for Hanukkah"
The holiday hip-hop song, performed by Diggs and marked by his distinctive vocal style, dense verses with a memorable hook, was written and produced by Diggs with his longtime friends and creative partners William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes.