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[12/03/11 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel's "Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas" and "Austin & Ally" Deliver Big Premiere Ratings
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/03/11 - 10:08 AM]
Disney Channel Announces "Good Luck Charlie" Baby Name Contest
Voting began Friday, December 2 at 9:30 p.m., ET and runs through December 16, at DisneyChannel.com/BabyVote.

[12/03/11 - 09:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Help CBS Edge College Football on FOX
"A Gifted Man," "CSI: NY" and "Blue Bloods" holds off the Pac-12 Championship last night.

[12/02/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 2
Updates include: Timothy Stack books "Move Over" at FOX; Clark Duke to guest on FOX's "New Girl"; and CBS gives new monikers to "Rob," "NYC 22."

[12/02/11 - 04:31 PM]
Video: "Supernatural" - Cast Message for People's Choice Awards
Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles ask you to vote for them in their own special way.

[12/02/11 - 02:16 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Bumps "Allen Gregory" Finale to Sunday, December 18
An original "The Cleveland Show" will instead fill the 8:30/7:30c slot on Sunday, December 11.

[12/02/11 - 12:28 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Results in Their Time Periods in Total Viewers vs. All Cable and Broadcast Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/02/11 - 11:56 AM]
Have Yourself a Merry Little Chrismukkah, As SOAPnet Celebrates With a "Chrismukkah-Time in The OC" Marathon, Sunday, December 25, 3PM-7PM ET/PT
The four-hour marathon features classic episodes of "The OC's" hallowed holidays.

[12/02/11 - 11:55 AM]
History(R) to Scour the Country in Search of the Next Great Innovation - "Invention USA" Premieres Friday, December 9 at 10pm ET/9C
The six-part series was previously slated to bow on Friday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/02/11 - 11:48 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Formation of Times Square Studios
The new integrated division will have oversight of current entertainment programming and the development of new programming for daytime and syndication.

[12/02/11 - 09:54 AM]
CBS Late Night Hits November Sweep Milestones
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/02/11 - 09:19 AM]
NBA Season Opens with Christmas Day Showcase on ABC & ESPN
The matchups include Miami at Dallas, Chicago at L.A. Lakers, Orlando at Oklahoma City and L.A. Clippers at Golden State.

[12/02/11 - 09:12 AM]
TNT Tips off the 2011-12 NBA Season on Christmas Day with the Boston Celtics @ New York Knicks at Noon (ET)
A special hour-long edition of TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com precedes the season's first game at 11 a.m. (ET).

[12/02/11 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops in Viewers, Demos
Plus: "Community" posts its largest audience since September 29 for NBC.

[12/02/11 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "CMA Christmas" Surges Year to Year/Beats CBS' Grammy Nom Concert
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[12/02/11 - 08:01 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers its Most-Watched Sweep Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/01/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 1
Updates include: Nickelodeon orders "Fred" series, third movie; trio join MTV's "Teen Wolf" cast; and Sheryl Crow to visit ABC's "GCB."

[12/01/11 - 09:06 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for December 1
Plus: Mary J. Blige and Lenny Kravitz take to the stage to perform on the next results show, Thursday, December 8.

[12/01/11 - 06:12 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Horror Story" Still Tops Among Adults 18-49
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Baseball Wives," truTV's "Full Throttle Saloon" and TNT's "Ricochet."

[12/01/11 - 03:33 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Posts Most Watched Season Finale Ever Wednesday, November 30
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 02:02 PM]
"Hot in Cleveland" Draws 3.7 Million Total Viewers and "The Exes" Brings in 2.9 Million Total Viewers on Premiere Night!
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 01:29 PM]
Disney XD Delivers its Biggest November Ever in Total Day and Prime
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/01/11 - 01:10 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Gives Saturday Repeat Slots to "The Finder," "Alcatraz"
Repeats of "Alcatraz" are set for Saturdays at 11:00/10:00c starting January 21 while "The Finder" will air encores Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning February 4.

[12/01/11 - 12:32 PM]
FOX Announces 2011-2012 Midseason Premiere Dates
"Alcatraz" to bow Monday, January 16 with "The Finder" on Thursday, January 12 and "Napoleon Dynamite" on Sunday, January 15.

[12/01/11 - 12:04 PM]
A Unique Lineup of Celebrities to Appear on the New Reality Series "Celebrity Wife Swap," Premiering Tuesday, January 3 on ABC
Gary Busey, Tracey Gold, Flavor Flav, Mick Moley and Niecy Nash are among the participants.

[12/01/11 - 11:19 AM]
Muppets and Models Give The CW Its Most Watched Wednesday in a Year
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 11:08 AM]
MTV Chronicles Young Adults Fighting to Unlock Their Futures in the New Docu-Series "Caged," Premiering on Monday, January 9 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The series will "give an honest and powerful view into the world of passionate amateur MMA fighters and the women in their lives, both inside and outside of the cage."

[12/01/11 - 10:47 AM]
The Style Network Rings in the Holiday Season With "Holiday Fabulous" Special Hosted by Jeannie Mai on Sunday, December 11 at 7:00PM ET/PT
The seasonal celebration "provides viewers with jolly tips for hosting the best party and giving the perfect gift."

[12/01/11 - 10:45 AM]
A&E Premieres New Original Real-Life Series "Shipping Wars" - Tuesday, January 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The 10-episode half-hour series, formerly known as "Ship Happens," begins with back-to-back episodes

[12/01/11 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Exhibits Impressive Year-Over-Year Audience Retention During Fall 2011
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/01/11 - 10:29 AM]
BET's Scripted Series - "The Game" and "Let's Stay Together" - Return to Entice Fans for Another Hit Season on Tuesday, January 10 at 10 PM
The top-rated scripted comedies will each return with 22 half-hour episodes.

[12/01/11 - 10:27 AM]
Madonna Makes First Appearance on BBC America's "The Graham Norton Show" on January 14
Madonna will join her two lead actors Andrea Riseborough and James D'Arcy to chat to Graham about "W.E.," the romantic drama she's directed.

[12/01/11 - 10:10 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New Series "Party at Tiffany's" Premiering Saturday, December 3
The half-hour series premieres with two episodes back-to-back following the mid-season finale of "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[12/01/11 - 09:54 AM]
IFC Gives Facebook Fans the Power to Unlock "Portlandia" Season 2!
Starting today, fans who take a trip to "Portlandia" on Facebook and "Like" the page will unlock the exclusive Facebook Only sketch "Everyone's a DJ" from the new season.

[12/01/11 - 09:52 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Mid-season Schedule Featuring New Series and Specials and the Return of Network Favorites
"Tosh.0" returns Tuesday, January 31 while "South Park" is back Wednesday, March 14.

[12/01/11 - 09:44 AM]
Kids Share Their Stories in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: "What's For Dinner? Hungry Kids in America," Premiering Sunday, Dec. 4, on Nickelodeon
Beginning Monday, December 5, the special will be available on Nick.com and at iTunes.com/Nick News as a free podcast.

[12/01/11 - 09:43 AM]
"24 Hour Catwalk," Featuring Alexa Chung, Premieres January 10 on Lifetime
Each episode of the series gives four designers the chance to compete to create their own line... in just one day.

[12/01/11 - 09:41 AM]
It's a Hit - Investigation Discovery Greenlights Second Season of "Nothing Personal: Murder for Hire"
A six-part second season is slated to air in spring 2012.

[12/01/11 - 09:15 AM]
Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Stefanie Scott, Nick Robinson and Mary Mouser Star in "Frenemies," A Disney Channel Original Movie About Friendship, Premiering Friday, January 13
Daisy Mayer directed the film, from Alloy Entertainment and Coin Flip Productions.

[12/01/11 - 09:12 AM]
ABC's "Happy Endings" Scores Best-Ever Repeat Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 09:11 AM]
"The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" Posts Across-the-Board Growth
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/11 - 08:44 AM]
CBS News Announces the Name of Its New Morning Broadcast, "CBS This Morning"
Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica Hill host the series, which will take over for "The Early Show" beginning Monday, January 9.

[12/01/11 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Gets It Done for FOX
Plus: "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" opens with 76% retention of the network's talent competition.

[12/01/11 - 08:36 AM]
1.4 Million Viewers Tune In to Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees" Special "You Watch. We Give." Thanksgiving Episode
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Saturday, November 26.

[12/01/11 - 08:12 AM]
Video: TNT Unveils New Trailer for Eagerly Anticipated Series "Dallas"
The much-ballyhooed series debuts this summer on the cable channel.

[12/01/11 - 07:49 AM]
New Season of "Dirty Jobs" Begins on Tuesday, December 13 at 9 PM ET/PT!
Plus: "Swamp Loggers" returns that same night at 10:00/9:00c while "Storm Chasers: Behind the Storm" premieres Thursday, December 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/01/11 - 07:03 AM]
NBC to Air "WWE Tribute to the Troops," Featuring Mary J. Blige, Nickelback, Maria Menounos, George Wallace and Miss USA Alyssa Campanella on Saturday, December 17 at 9 P.M. ET
This trip marks the ninth consecutive year that WWE will bring its Bob Hope inspired entertainment to our service men and women.

[12/01/11 - 06:52 AM]
Toby Keith to Perform at "American Country Awards" Monday, December 5, on FOX
Keith will make his broadcast performance debut of "Red Solo Cup," airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[12/01/11 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 is Scripting Their Future With a Series of Music-Focused Bio-Pics
The dramatic story behind the legendary '90s R&B/hip-hop/pop trio TLC will be featured in the first TV movie for VH1 in this series.

[11/30/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 30
Updates include: Lifetime extends "Army Wives" season to 23 episodes; Steven Seagal's "True Justice" lands at ReelzChannel; and Barry Bostwick, Julie Hagerty bound for "BFF" at TBS.







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[04/12/21 - 01:33 PM]
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The episodes are voiced by actors including Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen, John Early, Christina Ricci, Megan Mullally, Chloe Fineman and Chris Meloni.

[04/12/21 - 12:18 PM]
EPIX(R) Greenlights Sci-Fi Horror Series "From"
The 10-episode, one-hour series will commence production this May in Halifax, NS, with an eye towards a 2022 premiere on EPIX.

[04/12/21 - 11:33 AM]
Sharlto Copley Joins Previously Announced New Addition Annie Murphy in Season 2 of "Russian Doll"
Netflix confirmed the news on social media today.

[04/12/21 - 11:16 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse - Into The MAGAverse" Debuts Monday, April 19th at 11:00pm ET/PT on Comedy Central
Klepper revisits his surreal year on the 2020 campaign trail, remembering the best moments, sharing never-before-seen footage and conducting all-new interviews with the people he met along the way.

[04/12/21 - 11:07 AM]
The Battle of Brains Begins When NBC's "Capital One College Bowl" Premieres Tuesday, June 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Hosted by Peyton Manning, with his brother Cooper Manning serving as sidekick, the series challenges college students out of the classroom and puts their knowledge to the test as they compete for academic scholarships.

[04/12/21 - 11:01 AM]
93rd Oscars(R) All-Star Cast Revealed
Starring, in alphabetical order, are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger and Zendaya.

[04/12/21 - 10:04 AM]
NBCUniversal Renews "Access Hollywood" and "Access Daily" Through 2025
The studio has sold the iconic entertainment news tentpole to the NBC Owned Television Stations group, along with leading station groups across the country, for three additional seasons.

[04/12/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Pet Stars" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Follow talent management agency Pets on Q as they work with the biggest animal influencers on social media in this reality series.

[04/12/21 - 10:01 AM]
Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct Live-Action Film Adaptation Based on Iconic Gundam Universe
The story for the live-action Netflix film version of Gundam is being kept under wraps but the original Gundam series is set in the Universal Century, an era in which humanity's growing population has led people to emigrate to space colonies.

[04/12/21 - 10:00 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Tight Race in Viewers, Demos
Overrun of the 2021 Masters Tournament in primetime helps lift the Eye to top honors in both categories.

[04/12/21 - 09:53 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns for Season 11 on Wednesday, May 19 at 8PM ET/PT
Returning for an emotionally charged season 11: Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, and Garcelle Beauvais.

[04/12/21 - 09:42 AM]
"OWN Spotlight: Viola Davis" Premieres Friday, April 16 on OWN
Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, Oprah talks to Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-Winning actress Viola Davis about her role as fearless blues singer Ma Rainey in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," available on Netflix now.

[04/12/21 - 09:33 AM]
Showtime Sports Documentary Films Presents "The Kings," An In-Depth Look at the Boxing Golden Age of Duran, Hagler, Hearns and Leonard
The four-part series chronicles the four fighters' dramatic and divergent ascents to greatness and the legendary matches they produced.

[04/12/21 - 09:27 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals and Vox Media Studios Release "Retro Tech" Season Two Official Trailer Today Ahead of Season Premiere Tomorrow at 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT
Season two of the six episode series explores the technological promises of the past with special appearances by Bill Gates, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and many more.

[04/12/21 - 08:59 AM]
The History(R) Channel Commemorates 20th Anniversary of the Tragic Events of September 11 with Four New Compelling Documentaries
Co-produced by The 9/11 Memorial & Museum, "Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden," will premiere on Sunday, May 2 on the 10th anniversary of the raid that found Osama bin Laden.