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[09/17/11 - 08:57 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Keeps NBC in Front
The newsmagazine's two-hour broadcast easily tops ABC's "20/20" and CBS's "48 Hours Mystery."

[09/16/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 16
Updates include: ABC Family cancels "State of Georgia"; Bill Maher to shepherd HBO's "Vice TV"; and ABC lands second "Jekyll & Hide" drama.

[09/16/11 - 09:29 PM]
Exclusive: "Raising Hope," "New Girl" to Get Post-"X Factor" Showcases
The live-action comedies will follow the talent competition on Wednesday, October 5 and 12 as well as Thursday, October 6 and 13.

[09/16/11 - 05:15 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "Jersey Shore" Win
MTV's juggernaut once again overshadows the competition on Thursday.

[09/16/11 - 01:23 PM]
MTV Caps Off a Stellar Summer With the Addition of Six New Series to Its Diverse Line-Up
Said newcomers include scripted series "Underemployed" and "Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous."

[09/16/11 - 10:26 AM]
Season 7 Premiere of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Posts Its Second Highest Season Premiere Ever in Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, September 15.

[09/16/11 - 10:22 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights An Additional Season of "Make It or Break It" and Gives A Back-Order Pick-Up of "The Lying Game"
Plus: the network announced development of four new pilots, dramas "Bunheads" and "Intercept," and comedies "Baby Daddy" and "Village People."

[09/16/11 - 10:12 AM]
New Discovery Series "American Guns" to Feature Colorado Family's Business Dealing with Historic, One-of-a-Kind and Downright Cool Guns
The newcomer, formerly billed as "Gunsmoke," will premiere Monday, October 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/16/11 - 09:05 AM]
Starz Remembers the Soul of a Champion: Andy Whitfield, Internationally Beloved Star of "Spartacus: Blood and Sand"
The October 2 tribute will showcase five episodes of the series, including the premiere and finale episodes.

[09/16/11 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Secret Circle," "Vampire Diaries" Perfect Match for The CW
The newcomer holds 100% of its "Vampire Diaries" lead-in total audience last night.

[09/16/11 - 08:50 AM]
Hitting a 3-Month High, ABC Wins with the Season Finale of "Wipeout"
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 15.

[09/16/11 - 08:46 AM]
Video: "Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen" - Amy Schumer, Mike Tyson, William Shatner and Anthony Jeselnik
Watch the latest clips from the event, airing Monday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/16/11 - 08:40 AM]
"The Secret Circle" Matches The CW's All-Time High in the Time Period in W18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, September 15.

[09/16/11 - 08:00 AM]
CBS and foursquare present "The Amazing Race" foursquare Brand Page
Users can check-in with their smart phones to receive travel tips and series-related fun facts from the Emmy Award-winning reality program.

[09/15/11 - 10:56 PM]
Interview: "Glee" Co-Creator Ryan Murphy
The executive producer teases the show's third season, due next Tuesday at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[09/15/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 15
Updates include: "Lying Game" in, "Chloe King" out at ABC Family; FOX gives "Bones" four extra episodes; and Mark Gordon to bring a small screen take on "Source Code" to CBS.

[09/15/11 - 03:43 PM]
Paul Telegdy Named to Newly Created Position of President, Unscripted and Late Night Programming, NBC
Telegdy is the chief program executive who ushered in NBC's recent hit series "The Voice," as well as reinvigorated "America's Got Talent" and "Sing-Off," to name a few.

[09/15/11 - 03:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Continues Its Reign
The A&E original is last night's top draw in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/15/11 - 03:12 PM]
Syfy's New Hit Series "Paranormal Witness" Spooks 1.63 Million Total Viewers, Up 29% Versus Last Week's Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 14.

[09/15/11 - 02:56 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Sons of Guns" Shoots to Ratings Success for Its Season Finale
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 14.

[09/15/11 - 02:36 PM]
USA Network Renews Three of Summer's Biggest Hits "Covert Affairs," "Royal Pains" and "Necessary Roughness"
The trio join previous pickups "White Collar," "Suits," "In Plain Sight" and "Burn Notice."

[09/15/11 - 02:36 PM]
"Jeopardy!," The Nation's #1 Quiz Show, Premieres 28th Season September 19
The series has took home 29 Daytime Emmy Awards, including this year's award for Outstanding Game Show.

[09/15/11 - 02:35 PM]
Michael J. Fox Returns to "The Good Wife" Reprising His Emmy-Nominated Role
Fox will return for multiple episodes this season as Louis Canning, a shrewd litigator.

[09/15/11 - 01:39 PM]
MTV Invades the Sunny Beaches of San Diego When "The Real World" Premieres With a New Season on Wednesday, September 28 at 10PM ET/PT
Watch the trailer and meet the cast of the show's 26th edition.

[09/15/11 - 01:00 PM]
Video: JESS3 X ESPN - TV Ratings 101
Watch ESPN's amusing video which demystifies TV ratings in a format reminiscent to "School House Rock" and "Sesame Street."

[09/15/11 - 12:46 PM]
"48 Hours Mystery" to Broadcast First Television Interviews With Members of the West Memphis 3 Since They Were Freed
Said installment airs this Saturday, September 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/11 - 12:36 PM]
USA Wins Most-Watched Summer Ever for a Cable Network
USA spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/15/11 - 11:39 AM]
FX Orders Animated Comedy Series "Unsupervised"
Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Romany Malco, Fred Armisen, Kaitlin Olson and Alexa Vega are among the voice ensemble.

[09/15/11 - 11:30 AM]
MTV Airs Special 90-Minute "Teen Mom" Finale on Tuesday, September 20 at 10PM ET/PT
Upcoming specials include "Teen Dads" on September 18 plus the two-part "Check-Up with Dr. Drew" on September 27 and October 4.

[09/15/11 - 11:20 AM]
Emmy Award-Winner Greg Nicotero Named Co-Executive Producer on AMC's "The Walking Dead"
Nicotero directs a series of webisodes this season, premiering on AMCTV.com October 3, and is also set to direct an episode.

[09/15/11 - 11:14 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of Sept. 5-9, As Jay Achieves a Nine-Week High and Jimmy Hits an 11-Week High
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 5-9.

[09/15/11 - 10:51 AM]
Bravo's Funny Lady Kathy Griffin Shines in "Kathy Griffin: Pants Off" Premiering Tuesday, September 20 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a special "The Millionaire Matchmaker" on Sunday, September 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/11 - 10:27 AM]
Catch the Final Bonus Episode in This Season of "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" on Monday, September 19 at 9:30 P.M. ET/PT
Said broadcast will lead into a new episode of "Ridiculousness" at 10:00/9:00c featuring Travis Pastrana.

[09/15/11 - 10:15 AM]
Oxygen Media Designs Second Season for "Jersey Couture"
The series returns in an all-new format with half-hour episodes following Diane & Company shoppers as they select a unique signature dress for a special event.

[09/15/11 - 10:01 AM]
Style Network Picks Up #1 New Docu-Series "Tia & Tamera" for Second Season
Production on the second season is slated to begin later this year.

[09/15/11 - 09:38 AM]
Reality Start and Finish Lead CBS to Solid Wednesday
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 13.

[09/15/11 - 09:36 AM]
"Nightline" Grows Week-to-Week and Year-to-Year in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 5-9.

[09/15/11 - 09:04 AM]
VH1 Classic Presents the World Premiere of "Nirvana: Live At The Paramount" Friday, September 23 at 11 PM ET/PT
The 60-minute, hometown concert will also be simulcast on VH1 and Palladia, MTV Networks' high-definition music channel.

[09/15/11 - 08:34 AM]
TLC Brings Back Fan Favorites for Fall
Said lineup includes the return of "Cake Boss" on Monday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/11 - 08:31 AM]
Daniel Invades the Campus of Arizona State University When Hit Series "Tosh.0" Returns With New Episodes on Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The series will be filming on the campus of Arizona State University with one of the segments to feature Daniel cramming four years of college into one week.

[09/15/11 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Big Start for NBC's "Up All Night"
The newcomer tops the charts among adults 18-49 last night.

[09/15/11 - 08:05 AM]
Through a Detective's Eyes, Investigation Discovery Explores the Cases That Still Haunt Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
As previously announced, the six-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/11 - 07:22 AM]
TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" Returns With All-New Episodes - Season 7 Premieres Friday, October 7 at 9pm ET/PT
Also on tap: the one-hour special "Say Yes to the Dress: The Big Day" on Friday, October 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/11 - 07:04 AM]
The 2011 NCLR ALMA Awards(R), Featuring Today's Hottest Stars, Airs Friday, September 16 at 8 PM ET on NBC
Eva Longoria and George Lopez co-host the event, featuring performances by Gloria Estefan, Pitbull and the Zumba Dancers and Demi Lovato.

[09/15/11 - 12:19 AM]
The Futon's Ratings Survival Guide: "The Secret Circle" (The CW)
Find out the numbers the newcomer will likely need to get a second season.

[09/15/11 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "The Secret Circle" Co-Star Gale Harold
The CW's latest drama franchise bows tonight at 9:00/8:00c following "The Vampire Diaries."

[09/14/11 - 10:57 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 14
Updates include: Ethan Hawke, Vince D'Onofrio to star in NBC pilot; FOX eyes drama based on DC Comics hero "The Spectre"; and Martin Lawrence inks talent deal with CBS.

[09/14/11 - 06:05 PM]
Nigel Lythgoe Announces New Production Company First Slate of Development Deals Already in Place
Said company is behind "CMT's Next Superstar," which returns for its second season in June.

[09/14/11 - 04:07 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Holds Onto Top Spot
The FX drama however is down nearly 25% from last week's season premiere in total viewers.

[09/14/11 - 11:30 AM]
"THS: Bethenny Frankel" Premieres September 21 at 10:00 PM ET/PT Only on E!
Her husband Jason Hoppy and former "Real Housewives of New York City" castmate Sonja Morgan are among the featured interviews.







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[04/24/14 - 03:00 PM]
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[04/24/14 - 02:48 PM]
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[04/24/14 - 12:51 PM]
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[04/24/14 - 12:32 PM]
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[04/24/14 - 11:46 AM]
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[04/24/14 - 11:35 AM]
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[04/24/14 - 11:34 AM]
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[04/24/14 - 11:31 AM]
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