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[02/13/12 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 13
Updates include: Zachary Levi to star in FOX's "Let It Go"; J.K. Simmons cast in ABC's "White Van Man"; and Alana De La Garza bound for NBC's "Do No Harm."

[02/13/12 - 05:55 PM]
"Lake Effects," A Hallmark Movie Channel Original With a Star-Studded Cast, Makes Its World Premiere May 19
The cast incldues Scottie Thompson, Jane Seymour, Madeline Zima, Jeff Fahey, Ben Savage, Eyal Podell, Sean Patrick Flanery and Casper Van Dien.

[02/13/12 - 05:00 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Holds Off ESPN NBA Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Red Grant: Caught Red Handed," HBO's "On Freddie Roach" and Animal Planet's "Infested!"

[02/13/12 - 04:22 PM]
"The 54th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Set New Social TV Record with More Than 13 Million Social Media Comments
CBS spins the digital numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/12 - 03:54 PM]
Special Two Hour Edition of "20/20" - "One Moment in Time: The Life of Whitney Houston" - to Air Friday, February 17, 9 - 11 pm on ABC
Among the highlights: Diane Sawyer's ground-breaking interview done exactly 10 years ago.

[02/13/12 - 02:39 PM]
"E! News Special: Whitney Houston: Last Days Of A Legend" - One Hour Special Airs on Wednesday, February 15th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Giuliana Rancic, the special will chronicle the events leading up to and immediately after Houston's untimely death.

[02/13/12 - 01:32 PM]
ABC Television Network Wins Top Honor as Highest-Rated Media Company in 2011 Advertiser Perceptions Poll
ABC also ranked No. 1 in the Brand Strength and Sales Knowledge in the Broadcast Television category.

[02/13/12 - 12:57 PM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" Mid-Season Two Premiere Reigns as The Strongest Drama Telecast in Basic Cable History Against Key Demos
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/12 - 12:46 PM]
Original Documentary "More Than A Dream "Premieres Feb. 13th on DirecTV's Audience Network
Martin Sheen narrates the film, which premieres tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/13/12 - 12:35 PM]
TV One To Air Whitney Houston Music Special Tuesday at 9 PM ET
"Reflections of Whitney" will include a variety of the iconic artist's music performances.

[02/13/12 - 12:35 PM]
TV Guide Network Remembers Whitney Houston on Thursday, February 16 at 8:00 p.m.
"Whitney Houston, An Icon Remembered" looks back at the incredible career of this American legend who inspired millions.

[02/13/12 - 12:25 PM]
History's New Series "Full Metal Jousting" Premieres to 1.9 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/12 - 12:22 PM]
"Mysteries at the Museum," "When Vacations Attack" to Return in March on Travel Channel
They'll join the previously announced "Ghost Adventures" as well as an array of new specials.

[02/13/12 - 12:03 PM]
MTV's "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" Returns With All-New Back-to-Back Episodes, Starting Monday, March 19 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The series will air back-to-back episodes all season.

[02/13/12 - 12:03 PM]
Now Is the Time to Go for the Gold in the Third Season Premiere of "Make It or Break It," Airing Monday, March 26th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Eight weeks of competition stand between the Rock girls and their dreams of making the Olympic gymnastics team.

[02/13/12 - 12:03 PM]
Jeff Plans a Romantic Scavenger Hunt for Audrey When "Rules of Engagement" Returns Thursday, March 29
The sitcom veteran will return to its previous slot of Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/13/12 - 12:01 PM]
E! Delivers 4 Million Total Viewers With "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2012 Grammy Awards" Scoring the Network's Most-Watched "Live from the Red Carpet" Telecast Ever
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/12 - 11:53 AM]
CAA and NBC Sports Group Reach Five-Year Agreements for National Basketball and Football Rights
The agreements, which begin with the 2012-13 season and runs through 2016-17, will provide national television coverage of CAA men's basketball and football games on the NBC Sports Network.

[02/13/12 - 11:22 AM]
Isaac Mizrahi and Joanna Coles Host "Project Runway All Stars" Companion Series, "Project Runway All Stars: After the Runway," Beginning February 23
The half-hour show includes in-depth, roundtable debates and passionate discussions with the remaining designers.

[02/13/12 - 11:13 AM]
ESPN Elevates Jamie Horowitz to Vice President, Original Programming and Production
In this new role, Horowitz will focus on identifying new programming needs and then coordinating the production effort to strategically meet those needs.

[02/13/12 - 11:00 AM]
Spike TV Orders Season Two of "Ink Master"
Season two's episode order of 13 is an increase over season one, which consists of eight episodes.

[02/13/12 - 10:32 AM]
Songs from Tonight's Second Episode of NBC's New Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
The three songs available for tonight's episode include "Call Me," "The 20th Century Fox Mambo" and "Crazy Dreams."

[02/13/12 - 09:39 AM]
Video: Will Smith and Nicki Minaj Star in First Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Promo
The 25th annual event premieres Saturday, March 31 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/13/12 - 09:38 AM]
Miami Marlins to Be Featured in Season Two of "The Franchise" on Showtime(R)
Last season, the series gave viewers a front row seat into the lives of the players, coaches and team personnel of the San Francisco Giants.

[02/13/12 - 09:18 AM]
Robin Roberts, Tim Gunn, Louise Roe, Jess Cagle and Nina Garcia Set to Host ABC's "Oscars Red Carpet Live" on Oscar(R) Sunday
In the hour immediately preceding the ceremony, "Oscars Red Carpet Live" will be the only broadcast from the red carpet.

[02/13/12 - 09:13 AM]
History(R) Fires Up New Episodes of Top Gear U.S. Hosted by Tanner Foust, Rutledge Wood and Adam Ferrara
The first of eight new episodes rolls out tomorrow, Tuesday, February 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/13/12 - 09:01 AM]
The "54th Annual Grammy Awards" Delivers Largest Audience Since 1984
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/12 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon A Time" Boosts the Net's Numbers Against the Grammys
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/12 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Grammys Deliver a Monster 41 Million Viewers in Prime
CBS's annual coverage is also up nearly 40% from last year's ceremony among adults 18-49.

[02/13/12 - 08:30 AM]
Oscar-Nominated HBO Documentary "Saving Face" Debuts March 8
Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy are behind the project, which is up for the Best Documentary Short Oscar.

[02/13/12 - 08:05 AM]
TV Guide Network's Original Reality Series "Nail Files" Returns for Season Two
The second season will feature series star and The Painted Nail salon owner Katie Cazorla.

[02/13/12 - 07:02 AM]
A&E's Hit Crime and Justice Program "The First 48: Missing Persons" Returns With All New Episodes on Thursday, March 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The first season averaged 1.7 million total viewers and ranked as a top five crime and justice program on cable.

[02/12/12 - 03:18 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Remembers Whitney Houston With Two Hour Special Thursday, February 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
"Remembering Whitney: The Oprah Interview" will feature Houston's September 2009 appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

[02/12/12 - 11:33 AM]
Meet the Winners of "The Simpsons" Ultimate Fan Marathon Challenge!
Jeremiah Franco and Carin Shreve broke the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous television viewing: 86 hours and 37 minutes.

[02/12/12 - 10:16 AM]
Lifetime to Honor Whitney Houston Tomorrow Night With Presentation of "The Bodyguard"
The film received Academy(R) and Grammy(R) Award nominations for its songs "I Have Nothing" and "Run to You."

[02/12/12 - 09:31 AM]
MTV and Fans Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Whitney Houston
Today's Grammy pre-show, hosted by Sway Calloway and James Montgomery, will "include heartfelt conversation and interviews about the musical legend."

[02/12/12 - 09:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Encore Leads Demo Charge for NBC
Plus: the Peacock's Zooey Deschanel-hosted "SNL" delivers a 5.0 rating/12 share in the metered markets.

[02/12/12 - 09:25 AM]
VH1 to Honor the Memory and World-Renowned Talent of Whitney Houston
"VH1 News Special: Whitney Houston: Death Of a Diva" to air Monday, February 13 at 9:30/8:30c.

[02/12/12 - 09:21 AM]
BET Networks Celebrates the Memory of Legendary Singer Whitney Houston With a Special Programming Lineup
The "BET Tribute to Whitney Houston" airs today, February 12, at 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

[02/11/12 - 09:01 PM]
"Dateline" to Air Tribute to Singer Whitney Houston Sunday, February 12 at 7p/6c
Anchored by Lester Holt, the hour will report on Houston's life and career and the reaction from those who knew her.

[02/11/12 - 03:35 PM]
Stars of Upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Let It Shine" Open the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees' Luncheon With Spectacular Performance
Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones and Trevor Jackson co-star in the film, set to premiere in June.

[02/11/12 - 12:06 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Disney Stars Get Kids Moving at Disney's Magic of Healthy Living & "Let's Move!" Event at Walt Disney World Resort
Debby Ryan, Roshon Fegan, Doc Shaw, Kelsey Chow and Olivia Holt inspired kids to get active with the new dance "The Platypus Walk."

[02/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Still Tops for CBS
The drama is last night's most-watched program, shares the demo crown with ABC's "Shark Tank."

[02/11/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Scores a Friday Best and Marks a 3-Year High in the Time Period
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 10.

[02/10/12 - 11:03 PM]
"Ragin' Cajuns," "Sorority Girls," "American Stuffers," "Snake Man of Appalachia" Out in Latest Discovery Networks Purge
Said quartet launched last month across Animal Planet, Discovery and TLC.

[02/10/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 10
Updates include: John Goodman to join Roseanne Barr on NBC's "Downwardly Mobile"; Jimmy Wolk to star in USA's "Political Animals"; and Becki Newton to lead "The Goodwin Games" at FOX.

[02/10/12 - 03:30 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Holds Off "Swamp People," Lakers/Celtics
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "On the Shoulders of Giants" and Discovery's "U.S. Drug Wars."

[02/10/12 - 03:21 PM]
The CW Network Adds "The Bill Cunningham Show" to Fall 2012 Afternoon Lineup
The show's second season will air Monday through Friday, 3:00-4:00 p.m., on The CW Network stations nationwide beginning in September.

[02/10/12 - 01:32 PM]
"Bones" Prepares for a Mother of a Return Thursday, April 5
Plus: Gordon Ramsay's "Hotel Hell" to premiere Friday, April 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/10/12 - 01:07 PM]
Love Is In the Air this Valentine's Day, "Regular Show" Style - Special Loved-Themed Episode to Air Monday, Feb 13 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT)
Plus: Cartoon Network announced today the fourth season of the hit series is in production.







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[04/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
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Midway through its current second season, "Into the Badlands" is averaging 3.6 million viewers per episode, including 2.1 million adults 25-54 in Nielsen Live+3 ratings.

[04/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 10:00 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 09:29 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 09:20 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 09:07 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Begins May 10th
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[04/25/17 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Remain on Top in Demos
ABC, "Dancing with the Stars" then are the most-watched overall.

[04/25/17 - 08:14 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 07:01 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 07:00 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 06:01 AM]
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[04/24/17 - 06:05 PM]
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TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 23.

[04/24/17 - 06:01 PM]
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[04/24/17 - 04:21 PM]
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[04/24/17 - 04:15 PM]
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