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[04/23/11 - 01:40 PM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Dominates Friday's 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 22.

[04/23/11 - 09:11 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Girls Night Out" Dings the Competition
CBS's two-hour special leads the night as nearly all series are down week-to-week.

[04/22/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: April 21-22
Updates include: Mitchell Burgess, Robin Green depart CBS's "Blue Bloods"; Masi Oka brings "The Correctors" to Syfy; and Chip Johannessen reports to Showtime's "Homeland."

[04/22/11 - 03:35 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Cancels "The Paul Reiser Show"
Repeats of "The Office" will fill the Thursday, 8:30/7:30c slot for the rest of the season.

[04/22/11 - 03:17 PM]
Video: "Single Ladies" Is Set to Debut on Monday, May 30, Only on VH1
Also on tap that night: the third season of "Basketball Wives."

[04/22/11 - 02:05 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Another Night, Another NBA Win
TNT takes the top spot once again with its postseason coverage.

[04/22/11 - 10:28 AM]
"In Plain Sight's" Mary McCormack is Pregnant
Said development will be incorporated into the USA series, which returns Sunday, May 1.

[04/22/11 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Family to Air U.S. Premiere of the New "Harry Potter(TM) and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" Trailer on Wednesday, April 27th
The trailer will air during a showing of "Happy Gilmore," which airs 7:00 - 9:00 PM ET/PT.

[04/22/11 - 09:07 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Community" Rebounds as NBC Takes Second Place
The comedy is the only series up from last week's adults 18-49 numbers.

[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."







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[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.