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[08/04/12 - 07:24 PM]
NBC to Air Special "Michael Phelps: America's Golden Champion" Sunday, August 5 at 7 P.M. ET
Phelps sat down exclusively late Saturday night with NBC Olympics host Bob Costas, and disclosed his innermost thoughts about his Olympic odyssey.

[08/04/12 - 05:05 PM]
Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Tyson Gay Featured in 100M Final Sunday Night on NBC
The Peacock details its schedules for Sunday, August 5 and Monday, August 6.

[08/04/12 - 12:56 PM]
Through First Week, London Olympics Sets Viewership Records
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 3 and its coverage to date.

[08/04/12 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Still Tops as Summer Olympics Dip to Low
The Peacock nevertheless averages nearly 27 million viewers in primetime.

[08/03/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 3
Updates include: Michael Raymond-James, Colin O'Donoghue bound for ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; David Denman to return to NBC's "The Office"; and Chris Levinson books a new drama at FOX.

[08/03/12 - 05:32 PM]
Michael Phelps' Final Swim of London Olympics Tomorrow Night on NBC
Plus: NBC's daytime Saturday and Sunday coverage will be live to all time zones.

[08/03/12 - 05:21 PM]
ESPN Films Launches 30 for 30 Shorts on Grantland.com
The shorts will premiere monthly and be complemented by a written feature and additional material to provide context.

[08/03/12 - 05:18 PM]
ESPN Films Announces Fall Schedule for 30 for 30 Vol. II
First up is "Broke" from director Billy Corben on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/03/12 - 03:11 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Burn Notice," "Suits" Remain on Top for USA
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Real L Word," TLC's "Four Weddings" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[08/03/12 - 12:03 PM]
London Olympics Post 7th Straight Night of Viewership and Ratings Gains Over 2008 Beijing Games
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 2.

[08/03/12 - 12:01 PM]
Sexy Latino Stars Make Their English Speaking Television Debuts on USA Network
Khotan and Angelica Celaya are bound for "Royal Pains" and "Burn Notice," respectively.

[08/03/12 - 12:00 PM]
Annie Parisse Joins Cast of "The Following"
She'll play FBI Specialist Debra Parker in the drama, due at midseason.

[08/03/12 - 11:09 AM]
NBC Olympics Sets Records for Younger Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for its Olympics coverage to date.

[08/03/12 - 10:23 AM]
MTV Announces Key Premiere Dates and Series Renewals at Their Summer TCA Presentation
"Jersey Shore" to return Thursday, October 4 at 10:00/9:00c; "Snooki & JWOWW" gets second season; and more!

[08/03/12 - 09:35 AM]
TLC and Discovery Fit & Health Go Inside the Classroom to Reveal Life as a Teen Mom in New Series "High School Moms"
The series premieres on TLC Sunday, August 12 at 8:00/7:00c with encores on Discovery Fit & Health starting Thursday, August 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/03/12 - 09:20 AM]
NBC Olympics' Experiencing Unprecedented Digital Traffic & Engagement During London Olympics
NBC spins the digital numbers to date for its Olympics coverage.

[08/03/12 - 09:11 AM]
Life Gets "Unexpectedly" More "Awkward" When Special Guest-Star Kris Polaha Appears in Two Episodes of MTV's Hit Comedy Series "Awkward," Beginning Thursday, August 9 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
He'll play Ben, "a blast from Lacey's past, who shows up to attend Aunt Ally's (guest-star Barret Swatek) wedding."

[08/03/12 - 08:51 AM]
"Be Good Johnny Weir" Returns To Logo For Second Season
Look for the first of 10 new half-hour episodes on Monday, September 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/03/12 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's Summer Olympics Coverage Nets Another 35 Million
Plus: ABC's "Wipeout" takes a big week-to-week hit against the Summer Games.

[08/03/12 - 07:51 AM]
Nick at Nite Premieres Scott Baio Comedy, "See Dad Run," on Saturday, October 6
Alanna Ubach and Mark Curry also star in the project, formerly known as "Daddy's Home."

[08/03/12 - 07:50 AM]
MTV's "Underemployed" Is Slated to Launch in Fall 2012
The series, which is currently in production in Chicago, will feature 12 hour-long episodes.

[08/03/12 - 07:49 AM]
MTV's New Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" Is Based on the Critically-Acclaimed Documentary Film "Catfish"
Each of the 12 hour-long episodes "will be an emotional voyage to discover the truth about his or her significant other."

[08/03/12 - 07:48 AM]
VH1's New Series "Miss You Much" Reconnects Viewers With Celebrity Crushes and Beloved Stars of the '90s and Early '00s
Catherine Reitman hosts the half-hour series, due to premiere in early 2013.

[08/03/12 - 07:47 AM]
Get Ready for the Longest Wait of Your Life with Logo's New Adoption Docu-Series "The Baby Wait"
The six-episode series launches Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/03/12 - 07:46 AM]
BET Networks Launches its New Late Night Series "Don't Sleep!," Hosted by T.J. Holmes, Monday October 1 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The half-hour series "will deliver smart, biting social commentary on significant issues important to African-Americans."

[08/03/12 - 07:45 AM]
Centric Showcases a New Class of Talent With "Apollo Live," Premiering Saturday, December 1 at 8:00 PM
Plus: Gladys Knight, Doug E. Fresh and Michael Bivins to serve as mentors.

[08/03/12 - 07:44 AM]
Syfy Greenlights "High Moon" Pilot Based on Best-Selling John Christopher Novel
The pilot is written by Jim Danger Gray from a story by Bryan Fuller and Gray.

[08/03/12 - 07:43 AM]
Syfy, Marti Noxon, M. Night Shyamalan and Universal Cable Productions Team for "Proof" Pilot
Shyamalan will also direct from a script he co-wrote with Noxon.

[08/03/12 - 07:00 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for August 2
CBS details last night's eviction and Head of Household competition.

[08/03/12 - 06:30 AM]
Garth Brooks Added to the Lineup of Performers Appearing on "Teachers Rock," on Friday, August 17 on CBS
Brooks joins previously announced performers including Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Fun and Josh Groban.

[08/03/12 - 06:04 AM]
National Geographic Channel Special Offers Exclusive Animation Of Historic Mars Rover Landing Scheduled To Touch Down On The Martian Planet August 6
"Martian Mega Rover," a one-hour special, premieres on Thursday, August 9, at 10:00/9:00c, just three days after the historic touchdown is expected.

[08/03/12 - 06:03 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Series "Grand River Singers Project," "Black Ink" and New "100 Greatest Kid Stars" Special, Beloved Series "Best Week Ever" Returns To VH1 To Anchor Humor Block On Friday Nights
A sneak peek of the full "Miss You Much" premiere will debut on Sunday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/03/12 - 06:02 AM]
VH1 Heads "Back To Screen" This September With All-New Series and Returning Fan Favorites
"Ev & Ocho" and "T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle" are due on September 3 followed by "Basketball Wives: LA" on September 10.

[08/03/12 - 06:01 AM]
Lukas Haas and Newcomer Saxon Sharbino Join Cast of "Touch"
Plus: Greg Ellis will appear in a recurring role when the series returns for its second season Friday, October 26.

[08/03/12 - 05:31 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights 14 New Live-Action and Animated Series, TV Movies and Pilots
New projects currently in production include "Wendell and Vinnie," "You Gotta See This," "Swindle" and "Nicky Deuce."

[08/02/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 2
Updates include: Cyrus Voris, Ethan Reiff to run Starz's "Noir"; Seth Meyers to co-write potential NBC comedy; and Jay Hernandez to recur on ABC's "Last Resort."

[08/02/12 - 05:20 PM]
Michael Phelps Swims Final Individual Race Friday Night on NBC
The Peacock details its schedules for Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4.

[08/02/12 - 02:39 PM]
Top-Ranked "Dallas" Wrangles 3.2 Million Viewers and Solid Demo Growth
TNT spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 1.

[08/02/12 - 02:30 PM]
"Melissa & Joey" Ranks as Cable TV's #1 Telecast at 8 O'Clock Across Target 18-34, 18-49 and 12-34 Demographics
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 1.

[08/02/12 - 02:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Dallas," "Royal Pains" Nab Top Spots
Plus: numbers for TLC's "My Teen Is Pregnant and So Am I," Cartoon Network's "Ben 10: Omniverse" and more!

[08/02/12 - 02:17 PM]
The Weather Channel Travels to the Far Corners of the Earth to Explore the World's "Tipping Points"
The six-episode one-hour series premieres in October 2013 on the network.

[08/02/12 - 01:51 PM]
Gentlemen, Start Your Engines - "Overhaulin'" Is Reborn on Velocity This Fall
Chip Foose hosts the new season, due Tuesday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/02/12 - 01:50 PM]
TLC Takes Amish Out of the Country and Into the City in New Groundbreaking Series
"Breaking Amish" bows the first of nine hour-long episodes on Sunday, September 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/02/12 - 01:49 PM]
Destination Mars - Science Follows NASA as It Makes History with the Same-Day Event "Mars Landing 2012: The New Search for Life"
The special premieres this Monday, August 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/02/12 - 01:48 PM]
Military Channel Revisits Major Moments in American History Through the Lens of Legendary Journalist Tom Brokaw in "The Brokaw Files"
The six-episode series, produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, premieres Tuesday, October 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/02/12 - 01:47 PM]
Investigation Discovery Signs Charisma Carpenter as Host of All-New Series "I Survived Evil" (WT)
The 10-episode first season is slated to begin filming this month.

[08/02/12 - 01:46 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Curiosity" Series Returns in October
Topics this season include Plane Crash, Mummy, Bermuda Triangle, Yellowstone and Stonehenge.

[08/02/12 - 01:27 PM]
London Olympics Post 6th Straight Night of Viewership and Ratings Gains Over 2008 Beijing Games
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 1.

[08/02/12 - 12:25 PM]
Morgan Freeman to Return to Science for an All-New Season of "Through the Wormhole"
The upcoming ten-episode season - the fourth for the franchise - will debut in summer 2013.

[08/02/12 - 12:19 PM]
Roseanne is Full! Ellen Barkin, Wayne Brady and Gilbert Gottfriend Round Out the Dais for the "Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne"
Plus: "Roseanne" cast Members Sarah Chalke, Michael Fishman and Alicia Goranson to attend.







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[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
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FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
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[08/22/14 - 11:43 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life Special Report: Healing in Ferguson" to Air Tuesday, August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on OWN
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[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 24
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
Discovery Channel Explores the World of Automotive Auctions in All New Series "Highway to Sell"
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[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother" to Top Spots
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[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Season Closer Is Up 22% to Tie a Season High and Tops Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 07:32 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 07:15 AM]
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Jesse Palmer hosts the 13-episode series, premiering Thursday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
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GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
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The latter returns on Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.