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[07/22/12 - 10:03 PM]
Winners of "Teen Choice 2012" Announced
This year, teens cast more than 134 million votes in support of their favorite celebrities from film, television, music, sports and fashion.

[07/22/12 - 10:39 AM]
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Encore Ties for #1 Primetime Show on Saturday Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 21.

[07/22/12 - 10:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "48 Hours Mystery" Repeats Put CBS on Top
The Eye is tops in total viewers last night, shares demo crown with NBC.

[07/21/12 - 03:41 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since June 1, Ties for #1 from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 20.

[07/21/12 - 12:30 PM]
PBS to Present "Constitution USA with Peter Sagal"
The project will premiere in spring 2013 to coincide with the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution.

[07/21/12 - 12:29 PM]
PBS to Air Ken Burns's "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" in 2014
Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti and Edward Herrmann will voice Eleanor, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, respectively.

[07/21/12 - 10:55 AM]
PBS Offers Special Programs on the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 2012
Look for "Cuban Missile Crisis - Three Men Go to War" and "Secrets of the Dead: The Man Who Saved the World" on Tuesday, October 23.

[07/21/12 - 10:54 AM]
PBS Announces Full Lineup of 2012 Presidential Election Programming
Highlights include the new specials "Race 2012" and "America by the Numbers: Clarkston, Georgia with Maria Hinojosa."

[07/21/12 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Wins Newsmagazine Race for ABC
The Alphabet is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[07/20/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 20
Updates include: Mariah Carey on track to join FOX's "American Idol"; Clea Duvall bound for "American Horror Story"; and FOX, The CW eye separate takes on "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

[07/20/12 - 03:52 PM]
"Anger Management" Posts Week-to-Week Growth Across the Board, with Top 5 Time Period Ranks in Virtually All Key Demos and Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 03:33 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: USA Wins Demos, Total Viewers With "Burn Notice"
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Project Runway," History's "Great Lake Warriors" and TLC's "Four Weddings."

[07/20/12 - 01:10 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces the Winner of the "Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search"
Look for said winner to join Kelly Ripa as co-host this Tuesday, July 24.

[07/20/12 - 12:58 PM]
TBS's "Sullivan & Son" Opens with 2.5 Million Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 12:27 PM]
Lifetime's "Army Wives" Reaches Series Milestone - Hit Drama to Premiere Its 100th Episode on August 5
Said installment features appearances by Dr. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the U.S. Army and General George Casey, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army.

[07/20/12 - 11:20 AM]
"Time Machine Chefs" Will Transport Viewers to a Wondrous World of Food, Competition and Different Historical Eras, as Popular Chefs Compete for the Title of "The Greatest Chef in History"
Chefs Art Smith, Chris Cosentino, Ilan Hall and Jill Davie star in the one-hour special, airing Thursday, August 16 on ABC.

[07/20/12 - 11:11 AM]
"Sports Illustrated" Presented by Lexus Set to Premiere July 24, 9:00 P.M. on NBC Sports Network
The series is a monthly, hour-long sports magazine TV show produced by NBC Sports and Sports Illustrated.

[07/20/12 - 11:02 AM]
"Jane By Design" Stars Nick Roux and Matt Atkinson Will Live Blog and Tweet During the Episode Airing Tuesday, July 24
They'll be up on @TheRealNickRoux and @JMattAtkinson during the East Coast broadcast of the episode.

[07/20/12 - 10:09 AM]
NBC News Special Coverage of Tragedy in Colorado
Ann Curry will anchor a special edition of "Dateline" live from Aurora, Colorado at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/20/12 - 10:04 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Air 14 CFL Games in 2012
Highlights include the 100th edition of the Grey Cup on Sunday, November 25.

[07/20/12 - 09:44 AM]
It's Double the Trouble When Twins go from Matching Outfits to Matching Mugshots in Investigation Discovery's "Evil Twins"
The three-part series premieres on Thursday, July 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/20/12 - 09:37 AM]
CBS Program Advisory - "48 Hours: Tragedy in Aurora" Will Be Broadcast Tonight (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
The one-hour special will replace the previously announced repeat of "Undercover Boss."

[07/20/12 - 09:37 AM]
ABC News Plans Comprehensive Breaking News Coverage of the Mass Shooting in Aurora, Colorado
Chris Cuomo will anchor a special live edition of "20/20" tonight from Colorado at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/20/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Lovetown, USA" Premieres Sunday, August 19 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The 30-day social experiment challenged the residents of Kingsland, Georgia to focus on building love in their community.

[07/20/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Scores its Best Adults 18-49 Rating in Over 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 08:55 AM]
"Rock Center" Is Up 31% Compared with NBC's Total-Viewer Average in the Time Period Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 08:55 AM]
Take an Afternoon Scooby Snack Break with New Episodes of "Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated" - New Episodes start July 30 at 2 p.m. (ET/PT)
Viewers can catch three full weeks of new episodes with Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, Velma and the loveable Scooby Monday through Friday starting on July 30.

[07/20/12 - 08:39 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu" Season 2 Premiere Scores as Television's #1 Telecast of the Day Among Kids 2-11 and All Boy Demos
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 18.

[07/20/12 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Again With "Big Bang," "Big Brother"
Along with a repeat of "Two and a Half Men," the Eye takes the top three spots in 18-49.

[07/20/12 - 08:14 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Animal Practice" (NBC)

[07/20/12 - 08:13 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Isabel" (NBC)

[07/20/12 - 08:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Mob Doctor" (FOX)

[07/20/12 - 08:11 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Untitled Port & Guarascio Project" (FKA "El Jefe") (FOX)

[07/20/12 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Join the Cast of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" as They Take You Through Gladiator Training
Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Simon Merrells, Dustin Clare, Ellen Hollman, Jenna Lind and Todd Lasance were among the participants.

[07/20/12 - 07:46 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for July 19
CBS details last night's eviction and Head of Household competition.

[07/20/12 - 03:12 AM]
DirecTV and Viacom Reach Agreement for Return of Viacom's 17 Channels Including Extensive New Digital Rights for DirecTV Customers
Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, BET, Spike, CMT, TV Land and ten other channels have been restored to subscribers.

[07/19/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 19
Updates include: Jennifer Jason Leigh to recur on ABC's "Revenge"; PBS drops Fred Willard as narrator of "Market Warriors"; and Adam Lambert to visit ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."

[07/19/12 - 05:48 PM]
Lifetime Orders Drama Pilots "The Secret Lives of Wives" (wt) and "Witches of East End"
Said hours are based on the novels by Iris Krasnow and Melissa de la Cruz, respectively.

[07/19/12 - 04:02 PM]
USA Network Secures Primetime Interactive Emmy Nomination for "Psych: Hashtag Killer"
This area of competition recognizes creative excellence in interactive media productions that stand alone as original storytelling experiences.

[07/19/12 - 03:32 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Slips Past "Dallas" for Top Spots
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Beverly Hills Nannies," TLC's "Virgin Diaries" and Showtime's "The Franchise."

[07/19/12 - 02:33 PM]
USA Network Hosts a Special "NCIS" Marathon Featuring Super Fan Comments Running On-Air on Sunday
Viewers can share why they are a Super Fan via Twitter using the hashtag #NCISsuperFan between 3/2c and 10/9c.

[07/19/12 - 02:05 PM]
EPIX Original "Seth MacFarlane: Swingin' in Concert" Earns Emmy Award Nomination
This year's Emmy Nomination is the fourth nomination for EPIX in less than three years since its launch.

[07/19/12 - 01:44 PM]
"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Premieres Wednesday, August 8 at 10 PM on TLC
A promo for the "Toddlers & Tiaras" spin-off bowed last night on the cable channel.

[07/19/12 - 01:19 PM]
Fuse Delivers "Kaskade: Freaks of Nature: Live from LA" Live and Commercial Free Friday, July 27th at 9:15PM PST / 12:15AM EST
The sold out show will also be streamed live on Ultra Music's YouTube page.

[07/19/12 - 01:13 PM]
Universal Television Releases Reaction from Emmy Nominee Maya Rudolph
"I had so much fun hosting - it was like coming home. Getting to go back and play with your friends... there's nothing better," said the actress.

[07/19/12 - 01:07 PM]
Spike TV - "Bar Rescue" and "Flip Men" Premiere Date Second Change
Said duo has been pushed back again, this time to Sunday, August 5 and Sunday, August 19, respectively.

[07/19/12 - 01:03 PM]
HGTV Extends Production on Six Popular Series
"I Want That," "Million Dollar Rooms," "Kitchen Cousins" and "Celebrities at Home" are among those due back.

[07/19/12 - 12:53 PM]
"The Nerdist: Comic-Con" and "The Nerdist: Tribute to Toys and Games" Premiere Saturday, July 28 on BBC America
Plus: look for three more "The Nerdist" specials in August, covering Science, Nerd Girls and Time Travel.

[07/19/12 - 12:37 PM]
"Absolutely Fabulous: Olympics Special" and "Going for Gold - The '48 Games" to Premiere July 25 on BBC America
Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley star in the former, which will be simulcast on Logo.

[07/19/12 - 12:32 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored With 12 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
"Futurama" received two nods: Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Voice-Over Category for Maurice LaMarche.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[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.