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[04/14/12 - 06:07 PM]
Legends from Television, Film and Music Assemble for Our Biggest Show Ever as Kelly Ripa Hosts the "TV Land Awards" 10th Anniversary
"Laverne & Shirley," "One Day At A Time," "In Living Color," "Murphy Brown" and "Pee-wee's Playhouse" were among the honored series.

[04/14/12 - 09:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Is the "Boss" in Viewers, Demos
ABC however shares the demo crown with the Eye last night.

[04/14/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Finishes #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 13.

[04/13/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 13
Updates include: Tom Hanks to develop Philip Kerr's "Berlin Noir" trilogy at HBO; Tricia O'Kelley reports to "Downwardly Mobile" at NBC; and Jesse Eisenberg to drop by Aaron Sorkin's "Newsroom" at HBO.

[04/13/12 - 03:26 PM]
ABC Family Presents the Basic Cable Premiere of "Where the Wild Things Are," Sunday, April 29 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The film, from director Spike Jonze, brought Maurice Sendak's beloved book to the big screen.

[04/13/12 - 03:24 PM]
Ryan Seacrest to Host "FOX's 25th Anniversary Special"
Plus: Hugh Laurie, Kelsey Grammer and Tommy Davidson are the latest talent set to appear.

[04/13/12 - 03:22 PM]
Ellen Burstyn to Star Opposite Sigourney Weaver in USA's "Political Animals"
Ciaran Hinds, Carla Gugino, James Wolk, Sebastian Stan and Brittany Ishibashi also star in the project, due this summer.

[04/13/12 - 02:39 PM]
NHL Playoffs on NBC Sports Network Up 22% Through Two Days
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/13/12 - 01:40 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Holds Off NBA Surge
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "The Resurrection Tomb Mystery" and NHL playoff coverage on CNBC and NBC Sports Network.

[04/13/12 - 11:57 AM]
ABC Family Has Begun Production on the New One-Hour Series "Bunheads" Starring Tony Award(R)-Winning Actor Sutton Foster
Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles, Bailey Buntain and Emma Dumont also star.

[04/13/12 - 11:55 AM]
Showtime and Major League Baseball Announce Special Preview of "The Franchise: A Season With the Miami Marlins"
Look for the special on Saturday, April 21 at 9:00/8:00c with the season officially rolling out on Wednesday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/13/12 - 10:43 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Live Action Comedy Series "Dog With A Blog"
The series, due this fall, stars G. Hannelius, Blake Michael, Francesca Capaldi, Beth Littleford, Regan Burns and Stephen Full as the voice of Stan the dog.

[04/13/12 - 10:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Dallas" Co-Star Brenda Strong
Part seven of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:12 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suburgatory" Co-Star Jeremy Sisto
Part six of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "2 Broke Girls" Co-Star Matthew Moy
Part five of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland" Co-Star Ben McKenzie
Part four of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:09 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Fringe" Co-Star Joshua Jackson
Part three of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Middle" Co-Star Patricia Heaton
Part two of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Knots Landing" Co-Star Kevin Dobson
Part one of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 09:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Rises in Victory for FOX
Meanwhile, "The Office" fell to a new series low for the Peacock.

[04/13/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Builds on its Week-Ago Debut and Wins the 10pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/13/12 - 09:00 AM]
"Downton Abbey's" Dan Stevens to Narrate New Two-Hour "Planet Earth" Special on BBC America Premiering Sunday, April 22
The special features the extraordinary adventures of the award-winning team behind "Planet Earth," detailing what these 21st Century explorers went through to film the original series.

[04/13/12 - 06:01 AM]
Comedy Central Launches "'The Daily Show' Headlines" App Now Available as a Free Download for iOS on iTunes and Android on Google Play
The app delivers "The Daily Show" headlines through video clips from recent episodes as well as its library of video content.

[04/12/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 12
Updates include: Dougray Scott in talks to star in Netflix's "Hemlock Grove"; A&E renews its three "Wars" series; and FOX, Seth MacFarlane put their "The Flintstones" revival on hold.

[04/12/12 - 09:08 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 12
Plus: LMFAO and Kris Allen to perform on next results show Thursday, April 19.

[04/12/12 - 06:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Big Finish for Cartoon Network's "Ninjago"
Plus: numbers for History's "Sold!," MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew" and NHL playoff coverage.

[04/12/12 - 04:32 PM]
"The X Factor" Online Auditions Extended Through Friday, April 27
Auditioners may also attend one of the open call auditions in San Francisco, CA (April 20), Greensboro, NC (May 1) and Providence, RI (May 10).

[04/12/12 - 02:47 PM]
Best NHL Playoff Opening Night in NBC Sports Network History
NBC Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/12 - 01:13 PM]
Season Five of "Giuliana & Bill" Continues to Resonate With Viewers on the Style Network
Style spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.

[04/12/12 - 01:05 PM]
Nicktoons Debuts New Animated Comedy Series, "Wild Grinders" from Skateboard Pro Rob Dyrdek, on Friday, April 27, at 7:00PM
The 26-episode series, created and executive produced by Dyrdek, is produced in partnership with Home Plate Entertainment and Dyrdek's Four Down Productions.

[04/12/12 - 01:00 PM]
BET Networks Unveils New Programming at 2012 Upfront Presentation
Returning series include "The Game," "Let's Stay Together," "Reed Between the Lines" and "Sunday Best."

[04/12/12 - 12:40 PM]
Disney Channel Stars Join Youth Leaders for Disney Kids and Nature Celebration at Walt Disney World Resort
Debby Ryan, Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Ross Lynch and Laura Marano are among the participants.

[04/12/12 - 11:59 AM]
CBS Announces New Reality Series "Dogs in the City," Starring Justin Silver, New York City's Dog Guru Who Solves Issues Between Dog Owners and Their Four-Legged Friends, Premiering May 30
Raquel Productions, Shed Media and Carol Mendelsohn Productions are behind the project, airing Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/12/12 - 11:56 AM]
AMC Confirms July Return for "Breaking Bad"
An exact premiere date however has yet to be announced.

[04/12/12 - 11:55 AM]
WE tv to Open "L.A. Hair" on Thursday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The eight-episode series was previously known as "Hair Divas: Hollywood."

[04/12/12 - 11:54 AM]
Travel Channel Books "Trip Flip" for June, "Bizarre Foods America" Return in July
The latter returns with all-new episodes on Monday, July 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/12/12 - 11:53 AM]
Two Part Encore Original Event "Thorne" Premieres Tuesday, June 12 at 9pm ET/PT and Wednesday, June 13 at 9pm ET/PT
David Morrissey, Natascha McElhone, Aidan Gillen, Eddie Marsan and Sandra Oh co-star in the Stephen Hopkins-helmed mini-series.

[04/12/12 - 11:27 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Late-Night Week of April 2-6
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 2-6.

[04/12/12 - 10:54 AM]
"Dance Floor Confidential: Behind the Scenes of 'Dancing With the Stars'" Airs Monday, April 23 on the ABC Television Network
The one-hour special will air as part of a special edition of "20/20" that night at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/12 - 10:53 AM]
"Private Practice" Stars Kate Walsh and Paul Adelstein to Live Twitter Chat on Tuesday, April 17
Kate Walsh (@katewalsh) will be on during the East Coast broadcast of the show with Paul Adelstein (@adelsteinPaul) on during the West Coast broadcast.

[04/12/12 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Goes Back for Two More Helpings of "Hell's Kitchen"
An 11th and 12th season are on tap following the upcoming 10th cycle, premiering Tuesday, May 29.

[04/12/12 - 09:03 AM]
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Performers and an Additional Presenter for the 2012 Induction Ceremony
The 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place Saturday, April 14 in Cleveland and debut Saturday, May 5 on HBO.

[04/12/12 - 08:50 AM]
Debut of "Don't Trust the B---- in Apt. 23" Posts ABC's Best Retention in 1 Year Out of "Modern Family"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/12 - 08:45 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Still on Top for FOX
Plus: "Survivor," "CSI" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" all hit or match series lows.

[04/12/12 - 08:05 AM]
HBO Offers Free Access to Debut Episodes of New Comedy Series "Girls" and "Veep"
Beginning the day after their exclusive premieres on the network, the pilots will go live on HBO.com, YouTube, DailyMotion, TV.com and multiple distributors' Free On Demand platforms.

[04/12/12 - 08:02 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Draws its Biggest Audience in Nearly 5 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 2-6.

[04/12/12 - 07:00 AM]
Entertainment One Television and Authentic Brands Group Team Up to Develop Reality Competition Series "Finding Marilyn"
The series will be produced in association with the Estate of Marilyn Monroe.

[04/12/12 - 03:01 AM]
Logo Greenlights "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season Five With Launch of Online Casting Contest
Voting will end on May 2 and the top queen, as determined by the fans, will join the cast to compete on the new season, slated to air in early 2013.

[04/11/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 11
Updates include: FOX shelves "Breaking In" return; Keisha Castle-Hughes cast in "Rewind" at Syfy; and Denise Richards to guest on FX's "Anger Management."

[04/11/12 - 04:52 PM]
FX's "Justified" Disarms Previous Finales
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
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"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.