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[04/21/11 - 09:02 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 21
Plus: Bruno Mars and Crystal Bowersox will perform on the next results show Thursday, April 28.

[04/21/11 - 03:50 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Continue TNT Surge
A&E's "Storage Wars" however finishes strong against the postseason competition.

[04/21/11 - 03:48 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" Continues to Sizzle With 1.25 Million Total Viewers, Up Double Digits in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 20.

[04/21/11 - 03:28 PM]
NBC Adds "The Voice" Encore the Night After Premiere
The newcomer launches next Tuesday, April 26 at 9:00/8:00c and will also encore Wednesday, April 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/21/11 - 03:19 PM]
Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Shatters Series Records With Most Watched Episode Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 20.

[04/21/11 - 02:55 PM]
Syfy to Swap "Urban Legends," "Sanctuary" on Monday, Friday Nights
"Sanctuary" will now follow "Stargate Universe" on Monday nights beginning April 25.

[04/21/11 - 01:33 PM]
BBC America Acquires "Battlestar Galactica"
Repeats of the former Syfy series will launch Saturday, June 18 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/21/11 - 12:35 PM]
Syndicated Reality Strip "Excused" Begins Production in Los Angeles
Scheduled to debut in September 2011, the strip will air mostly in late fringe and access time periods.

[04/21/11 - 12:31 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Results Vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of April 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 11-15.

[04/21/11 - 12:02 PM]
Popeater's "Naughty But Nice" Columnist Rob Shuter to Emcee TLC's Royal Wedding Event in Times Square
Starting early morning on Friday, April 29, TLC will takeover the Father Duffy Square area of Times Square and broadcast a pre-show and coverage of the wedding.

[04/21/11 - 11:46 AM]
VH1's Emmy Award Winning "Rock Docs" Franchise Presents: "50 Cent: The Origin of Me" Premiering On VH1 Monday, May 23, 2011 at 9:00PM
VH1 Rock Docs are "feature-length documentaries that tell unique stories of artists and music from a wide range of genres, styles and musical perspectives."

[04/21/11 - 09:11 AM]
ABC Continues to Grow Year to Year on Wednesday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 20.

[04/21/11 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Top Model," "Happy Endings" Take Dives In New Homes
Meanwhile, ABC's "Cougar Town" is actually up from Monday's post-"Dancing With the Stars" episode.

[04/21/11 - 08:11 AM]
A&E's Hit Scripted Drama "The Glades" Season 2 Premieres Sunday, June 5 at 10PM ET/PT
In its first season, "The Glades" became the most-watched drama series in network history, averaging 3.1 million total viewers.

[04/21/11 - 07:47 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tops CBS' "Ferguson" in Viewers 5 Weeks in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 11-15.

[04/21/11 - 07:01 AM]
3net - the 24/7 3D Network From Sony, Discovery and IMAX - to Premiere "In the Qube," the World's First 3D Entertainment News Program, Sunday, April 24
Nicole Dabeau hosts the monthly series, premiering this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/21/11 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "The Finder" Star Geoff Stults
Tonight's episode of "Bones" on FOX sets up the potential spin-off.

[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.







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[10/21/14 - 11:55 AM]
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[10/21/14 - 11:29 AM]
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[10/21/14 - 10:50 AM]
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