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[10/01/11 - 11:42 AM]
TBS Attracts More Than 2.8 Million Total Viewers for Network's Exclusive Coverage of ALDS Game One of Rays-Rangers Series
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, September 30.

[10/01/11 - 11:30 AM]
Disney Channel's Original Comedy Series "Jessie" Debuts as the Network's No. 1 Friday Premiere in 3 Years
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, September 30.

[10/01/11 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dips But Holds Onto Demo Crown
The network's "Blue Bloods" remains the night's most-watched program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/30/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 30
Updates include: Danny Masterson to topline "Men at Work" at TBS; Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters book two projects; and Phil Gurin lands two game show pilots at Cartoon Network.

[09/30/11 - 05:03 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "House" Co-Stars Charlyne Yi & Odette Annable
The show's new additions talk about the upcoming eighth season, due this Monday, October 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/11 - 03:48 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Not Slowing Down
Only CBS's "The Big Bang Theory" and the second hour of FOX's "The X Factor" fare better among adults 18-49 last night.

[09/30/11 - 02:42 PM]
TV Land Acquires Broadcast Rights for "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
The show will premiere on TV Land on October 3rd – the same date that "The Dick Van Dyke Show" premiered on CBS in 1961.

[09/30/11 - 12:51 PM]
A Baker's Dozen Compete to Be TLC's "Next Great Baker"
The 10-episode season kicks off with a special 90-minute premiere on Monday, November 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/11 - 12:50 PM]
"Chuck" and New Drama "Grimm" Debut on October 28
The Peacock pushes its Friday night debuts back a week from October 21.

[09/30/11 - 12:44 PM]
Starz Signs Steven S. DeKnight of "Spartacus" to Exclusive Two-Year Deal
DeKnight will continue to serve in his current role on the series, which returns for its second season in January 2012.

[09/30/11 - 09:22 AM]
TBS Orders "Sullivan and Son" Pilot, Starring Comedian Steve Byrne And Executive-Produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley
The comedy joins previous pickups "Men at Work," from Breckin Meyer, and an untitled half hour from executive producer Conan O'Brien.

[09/30/11 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" Opener Leads at 10pm with its Top Number Since December
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 29.

[09/30/11 - 09:01 AM]
"Big Bang Theory" Is Thursday's #1 Show in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 29.

[09/30/11 - 08:52 AM]
"New Girl," "The X Factor" Top Week 1 vs. Week 2 Chart
A look at the Week 1 vs. Week 2 comparisons for all of the new broadcast series that have aired Week 2 episodes to date.

[09/30/11 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Holds Demo Line for FOX
Plus: NBC sees "Community" and "Parks & Recreation" grow from last week's premieres.

[09/30/11 - 12:10 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Homeland" (Showtime)

[09/30/11 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "Fringe" Co-Star John Noble
The FOX drama continues its fourth season tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/29/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 29
Updates include: Carlton Cuse, Barry Schindel and Bill Callahan all land projects at ABC; NBC extends "Parenthood" to 18 episodes; and Chris Carter eyes small screen return.

[09/29/11 - 03:37 PM]
MTV's "The Real World" Delivers Franchise's Best Premiere in Five Seasons
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 03:34 PM]
Discovery Channel's "MythBusters" Returns With Stellar Ratings on Wednesday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 03:33 PM]
MLB on ESPN: Most-Viewed Wednesday Night Telecast Since 1998
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 03:20 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Real World" Returns on Top for MTV
ESPN's MLB regular season finale however is the most-watched program.

[09/29/11 - 02:22 PM]
BBC America November Highlights
On tap in November are "Would You Rather? with Graham Norton," "Primeval," "The Tudors" and "Top Gear Top 40."

[09/29/11 - 12:59 PM]
Rosie O'Donnell to Welcome Russell Brand as the First Guest on "The Rosie Show"
"The Rosie Show" will premiere Monday, October 10 at 7:00/6:00c and will air weeknights Monday through Friday on OWN.

[09/29/11 - 12:07 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Earn #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Sept. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 19-23.

[09/29/11 - 11:02 AM]
TBS Announces Telecast Schedule and Broadcasters for its Exclusive Coverage of the MLB Division Series
The channel's LDS coverage begins tomorrow Friday, September 30 with Rays/Rangers and Tigers/Yankees.

[09/29/11 - 11:00 AM]
Oprah Winfrey's Facebook Live Interview Television Premiere Sunday, October 2 at 9:00 P.M. on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The event was moderated by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and featured Oprah in front of a live audience at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

[09/29/11 - 10:42 AM]
MTV Chronicles Inspirational Stories of Transformation With a New Season of "I Used to Be Fat" Followed by New Series "Chelsea Settles"
Both series premiere back-to-back beginning Tuesday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/29/11 - 09:24 AM]
The Hub TV Network Presents "Secret Millionaires Club," Animated Series of Specials Featuring Famed Investor Warren Buffett
The first of the half-hour specials premieres Sunday, October 23 (1 p.m. ET).

[09/29/11 - 09:23 AM]
Beyonce, OutKast, Lady Gaga, Eminem and Kelly Clarkson Top "VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the '00s"
The week-long event premieres this Monday, October 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/29/11 - 09:21 AM]
"Nikita," "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" and "Mad" Set to Appear at New York Comic Con 2011
"Green Lantern: The Animated Series" will world-premiere its complete first episode during the show's panel session.

[09/29/11 - 09:19 AM]
Bravo Greenlights New Special "The Kandi Factory" Starring Kandi Burruss
In the special, Burruss will give two protégés the opportunity to come to Atlanta and learn the fundamentals of pop music success.

[09/29/11 - 09:11 AM]
"Suburgatory" and "Happy Endings" Open Big for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 09:01 AM]
"CSI" Wins At 10:00 PM, Topping "Revenge" in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 08:33 AM]
"H8R" Hits Season High, "America's Next Top Model" Up vs. Last Week
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 28.

[09/29/11 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Suburgatory" Opens Strong for ABC
The newcomer sees big gains from last year's "Better With You" in the same slot.

[09/29/11 - 08:09 AM]
Oh My Gammit! Internet Sensation Lucas Cruikshank aka "Fred" Returns to Nickelodeon in Brand-New TV Movie, "Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred," Premiering Saturday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)
Ariel Winter, John Cena and Daniella Monet co-star in the film, directed by John Fortenberry and written by David A. Goodman.

[09/29/11 - 07:50 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Kicks Off the 2011-12 Season With its 2nd-Largest Premiere Week Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 19-23.

[09/29/11 - 06:35 AM]
NBC's Top-Rated Summer Series "America's Got Talent" Announces Open Casting Calls Beginning in October
The search for season seven contestants begins in New York (October 8 and 9), St. Louis (October 22 and 23) and Washington, D.C. (November 5 and 6).

[09/29/11 - 05:01 AM]
Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King Redefine Power and Influence as This Year's "Black Girls Rock!(TM) 2011" Co-Hosts
The annual special tapes October 15 at the historic Paradise Theater Bronx, NY and will make its network premiere on Sunday, November 6.

[09/29/11 - 03:01 AM]
Logo's "Bad Sex" Takes Viewers Behind Closed Doors of Sex Therapy Group
The 10-episode series, "a frank and shocking behind-the-scenes look at the process of healing severe sexual issues," premieres Friday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/11 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 28
Updates include: Sonya Walger joins USA's "Common Law"; Dane Cook to topline a comedy for NBC; and "Breaking In's" Seth Gordon sets up shop at Sony.

[09/28/11 - 05:16 PM]
"Awkward." Finale Was Anything But Awkward, Scoring a 2.5 P12-34 Rating and Attracting Over 2.2 Million Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 27.

[09/28/11 - 04:06 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons," "Mom," "Tosh" Split Demo Honors
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "Catching Hell" and the return of TLC's "19 Kids & Counting," "The Little Couple."

[09/28/11 - 02:23 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Revises Sunday, October 16 Premiere Schedule
"Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind" will now lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by "Ask Oprah's All Stars" and "Our America with Lisa Ling."

[09/28/11 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Sizzling Sneak Peek - BET's "Reed Between The Lines"
Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm Jamal-Warner star in the comedy, premiering Tuesday, October 11 after the BET Hip Hop Awards.

[09/28/11 - 01:30 PM]
Broadway Star Sutton Foster Is Cast in the ABC Family Pilot "Bunheads"
The Tony-winning actress will play "a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man and moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law’s dance school."

[09/28/11 - 01:25 PM]
FOX Moves In With "New Girl" for a Full-Season Pickup
11 additional episodes have been ordered, bringing its season total to 24 installments.

[09/28/11 - 01:09 PM]
Hit Series "Gold Rush" Returns for a Second Season on Friday, October 28th on Discovery Channel
Look for the one-hour special "The Off-Season" that night at 8:00/7:00c followed by the season opener at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/11 - 01:05 PM]
USA Network Launches "Psych" #HashTagKiller Murder Mystery Online and Through Facebook
The thrilling "whodunit" experience will "take fans of the show through an engaging storyline specifically created for this experience."

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[10/23/16 - 09:43 AM]
"SNL" Hits Season Highs, Best October Overnights in 8 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 22.

[10/23/16 - 07:06 AM]
Live + 3 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is the Season's First Broadcast Series to Post Triple-Digit Growth in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 18.

[10/22/16 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Night in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's trio of dramas lead the evening in both categories.

[10/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
"Dateline" Matches Its Season High in 18-49, New Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/22/16 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Earns Most Watched Friday This Season - "Shark Tank" Is the #1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.