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[05/17/11 - 07:08 PM]
CBS Renews "Rules of Engagement," The CW Piles on Reality
"The Frame" and "Re-Modeled" will join "H8R" are part of The CW's 2011-12 season lineup.

[05/17/11 - 04:01 PM]
Actor and Comedian Kevin Hart to Host This Year's "BET Awards" Premiering Sunday, June 26 at 8 p.m.
Leading the pack this year is Chris Brown with six nominations followed by Lil Wayne with five nods.

[05/17/11 - 03:01 PM]
"American Chopper" Delivers Highest Numbers This Season
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 02:40 PM]
Video: ABC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/17/11 - 02:36 PM]
Bravo Shatters Records as "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Delivers Highest Rated Season Premiere in Network History With 2.02 Million Adults 18-49
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Cancels "Suspect Behavior," Renews "CSI: NY"; The CW Keeps "One Tree Hill," "Nikita," Drops "Hellcats"
Plus: "Secret Circle" and "Hart of Dixie" are a go at The CW while Ed Zuckerman to run CBS's "Blue Bloods."

[05/17/11 - 12:27 PM]
"Bobby Fischer Against the World," Tracing the Life of the Troubled Chess Genius from Brilliant Beginning to Shocking Endgame, Debuts June 6, Exclusively on HBO
The film kicks off the pay channel's summer documentary series, debuting a provocative new special every Monday through August 15.

[05/17/11 - 12:26 PM]
"The 2011 Billboard Music Awards" to Honor Legendary Singer Neil Diamond With the Icon Award, Sunday, May 22 on ABC
Plus: Kylie Minogue, Matthew Morrison, Joe Jonas, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Tim Allen added as presenters.

[05/17/11 - 12:17 PM]
New "Victorious" Scores 4.2 Million Viewers, Takes Week's Top Spot with Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 12:13 PM]
Al Madrigal Joins as Contributor on Comedy Central's(R) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" With His First Appearance Tonight at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
The actor/comedian will address the topic of immigration with Jon Stewart in the studio.

[05/17/11 - 12:01 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers and Adults 25-54 in the Next-to-Last Full Week of the 2010-2011 Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 10:56 AM]
"Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman" Returns for an Awe-Inspiring Second Season This June on Science
The show's 10-episode sophomore run begins Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/17/11 - 10:54 AM]
Friday the 13th Program Event Scares Up Record Performance, Huge Audience Gains for the Hub TV Network Led by Marathon of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series"
The Hub spins the numbers for Friday, May 13.

[05/17/11 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 10:29 AM]
The Highly-Anticipated Starz Original, "Torchwood: Miracle Day," Boasts Notable Guest Star Line-Up Including C. Thomas Howell, Wayne Knight, Ernie Hudson, Frances Fisher and Mare Winningham
Also on tap: "Star Trek" franchise alums Nana Visitor and John DeLancie.

[05/17/11 - 10:27 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off the Summer Season With Four Day Memorial Day Movie Marathon, May 27-30, Featuring "Star Trek" Weekend
"Mega Piranha," "Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus" and "Malibu Shark Attack" kick off the weekend on Friday, May 27.

[05/17/11 - 10:26 AM]
Discovery's "Killing Bin Laden" #1 Program Sunday Night Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/17/11 - 09:54 AM]
"The Voice" Was the #3 Primetime Show in Adults 18-49 for the Week of May 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/11 - 09:11 AM]
CBS's Monday Season Finales Post Week-to-Week Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 09:11 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Finale Hits a 14-Month High/"DWTS" Marks Most-Watched Season Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 16.

[05/17/11 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "House," "How I Met Your Mother" Post Big Gains
Both series are up 20% from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[05/17/11 - 08:07 AM]
Bio Premieres "Celebrity Ghost Stories" & "Celebrity Close Calls" on June 18
The series will air back-to-back on Saturday nights beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/17/11 - 07:17 AM]
Video: ABC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Pilot Clips
Check back later this afternoon for the full-length trailers from the actual upfront presentation.

[05/17/11 - 07:04 AM]
Lee: "Cougar Town" to Air Tuesdays Once "Dancing" Ends; Other ABC Notes
Plus: the ABC chief on canceling "Brothers & Sisters"; episodic commitments for the new season; and when to expect some of its midseason shows.

[05/17/11 - 05:03 AM]
ABC Unveils Fall Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Newcomers include "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Missing," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

[05/16/11 - 05:56 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping NBA Playoffs
ESPN's postseason coverage overshadows the competition on Friday.

[05/16/11 - 05:54 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Dominates for Second Week
Alongside "Mounted in Alaska," History takes the top two spots on Thursday.

[05/16/11 - 03:04 PM]
Flintstones! Meet "The Flintstones" on FOX: Modern Stone-Age Family Returns to Television in New Animated Series from Seth MacFarlane
Dan Palladino and Kara Vallow will also executive produce the series, due in 2013.

[05/16/11 - 02:35 PM]
Video: FOX Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/16/11 - 02:27 PM]
The Tween Comedy Series "So Random!," First Made Popular in "Sonny With A Chance," Begins to Air Sunday, June 5 (8:30 P.M., ET/PT) on Disney Channel
The series will "feature original comedic vignettes parodying pop culture and a wide variety of everyday life, big and small."

[05/16/11 - 12:55 PM]
Syfy Will Premiere New Reality Series, "Haunted Collector," Featuring Family of Paranormal Investigators Who Hunt Down Haunted Objects
The show's Wednesday, June 1 premiere will be bookended by a special "Ghost Hunters" and the season premiere of "Hollywood Treasure."

[05/16/11 - 12:42 PM]
TNT's Exclusive Coverage of Game #1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals Delivers Most-Viewed Game in Cable Television History
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/16/11 - 12:09 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces June Premiere Dates for Four New Original Series
On tap are "Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal" (June 6), "The Dr. Laura Berman Show" (June 6), "Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind" (June 17) and "Carson Nation" (June 25).

[05/16/11 - 11:58 AM]
Trump: "I Will Not Be Running for President"
"The Apprentice" host will return for the show's 12th season, due next year.

[05/16/11 - 11:44 AM]
GSN's Hit Original Series "Baggage," Hosted by Jerry Springer, Returns for a Third Sensational Season on June 6 at 7:30 P.M. ET
This season "promises outrageous baggage reveals that are more memorable than ever before."

[05/16/11 - 11:06 AM]
TV Land's New Original Sitcom "Happily Divorced" Starring Fran Drescher Starts Production on First Season
John Michael Higgins, Tichina Arnold, Rita Moreno, Robert Walden and Valente Rodriguez also star.

[05/16/11 - 11:05 AM]
TV Land Sizzles This Summer With New Episodes of "Hot in Cleveland" Beginning June 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
Upcoming guest stars include Cedric The Entertainer, Doris Roberts, John Mahoney, Buck Henry, George Wendt and Jennifer Love Hewitt.

[05/16/11 - 10:30 AM]
"Body of Proof" Star Dana Delany Live Tweeting During This Season's Finale, Tuesday, May 17
She'll be tweeting from @DanaDelany live from 10:00-11:00 p.m., PT in conjunction with the west coast broadcast of the finale.

[05/16/11 - 10:29 AM]
Marvel Entertainment & ABC Studios Announce "Castle" Hardcover Graphic Novel
Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick will co-write the novel, due in stores in September.

[05/16/11 - 10:14 AM]
Disney to Donate Almost One Million Dollars Globally With "Disney Friends for Change Games," Premiering June 24 on Disney Channel and June 27 on Disney XD
Over 30 Disney stars from around the globe will compete in a series of fun physical challenges inspired by everyday "green" acts.

[05/16/11 - 10:13 AM]
Disney XD Premieres Martial Arts-Themed Sitcom "Kickin' It" and Season Two of Reigning Hit "Pair of Kings," Monday, June 13
Plus: additional new episodes of "Kickin' It" will also air Tuesday, June 14 through Thursday, June 16, all at 8:30/7:30c.

[05/16/11 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Adds Quartet, The CW Wants "H8R" for 2011-12 Season
Dramas "The 2-2" (formerly "Rookies"), "Unforgettable" (formerly "The Rememberer"), Susannah Grant's "A Gifted Man" and comedy "How to Be a Gentleman" all make the cut.

[05/16/11 - 10:05 AM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/16/11 - 09:53 AM]
"Lingo," The Brand New Mystery-Word Game Show Hosted by Comedian Bill Engvall, Offers Players a Shot at $100,000
The series will air weeknights at 8:00/7:00c beginning June 6 on the cable channel.

[05/16/11 - 09:25 AM]
Two-Hour Season Finale of "Survivor: Redemption Island" Leads CBS to Sunday Win in Viewers and Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/16/11 - 09:25 AM]
PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of "American Masters 'Pearl Jam Twenty'" Airing Friday, October 21, 9 P.M. ET/PT
The Cameron Crowe documentary will kick off the first-ever PBS Arts Fall Festival.

[05/16/11 - 09:12 AM]
ABC Posts its Top Sunday in Over 2 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 15.

[05/16/11 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Goes Out on Top
The "Redemption Island" finale however falls just short of last year's "Heroes vs. Villains" closer.

[05/16/11 - 07:53 AM]
Reilly, Rice: "Terra Nova" Will Air This Fall; Other FOX Notes
Plus: the executives on "America's Most Wanted's" demotion; the cancellation of its bubble shows; and a proposed two-hour comedy block in March.

[05/16/11 - 07:52 AM]
A&E Greenlights New Original Series "Flipped" Featuring "Survivor" Russell Hantz
The series follows Hantz, along with his family, around the Houston area as they try to buy low, renovate cheap and sell high.







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[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
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[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
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[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
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[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
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[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
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[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
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[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
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