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[09/02/12 - 11:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Returns on Top for ABC
FOX however doesn't get a lift from its inaugural primetime coverage.

[09/01/12 - 09:08 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins with All-Repeat Lineup
The Alphabet is tops in total viewers and adults 18-49 with "Shark Tank" and "20/20."

[08/31/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 31
Updates include: Rebecca Breeds joins CBS's "Ex Men"; William Petersen on track to depart Cinemax's "Hurt People"; and Randy Jackson to transition to mentor role on FOX's "American Idol."

[08/31/12 - 05:46 PM]
FOX Makes Reservation for Second Season of "Hotel Hell"
"We're really excited to have the opportunity to turn around many more hotels in dire need of intervention," said Gordon Ramsay.

[08/31/12 - 02:15 PM]
Video: "Sons of Anarchy" - Before the Anarchy: Peek at Season 5
Co-star Theo Rossi takes you behind the scenes in this latest tease for the new season, due Tuesday, September 11.

[08/31/12 - 02:14 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Slates "Rizzoli & Isles" Return for Tuesday, November 27
The five-episode run will close out the show's third season with season four - ordered back in June - due next year.

[08/31/12 - 01:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Wins Demos with College Football, Fox News Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The American Bible Challenge," FX's "Louie" and Showtime's "The Real L Word."

[08/31/12 - 01:26 PM]
"America Now" with Leeza Gibbons & Bill Rancic Premieres September 10
Plus: Susan Feniger, Dailyn Matthews, Stephanie Nelson, Kate Carr, Brent Green and Nathan Lyon are among the show's expanded list of experts.

[08/31/12 - 11:10 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Finds the Funny in New Daytime Syndicated Series Premiering Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Said Harvey, "I'm not a doctor or a therapist, but I am an expert on men - I know what makes us tick."

[08/31/12 - 10:54 AM]
The Roloffs Journey Down Under for a Special Family Vacation in TLC Special
The one-hour special airs this Monday, September 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/31/12 - 10:30 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for August 30
CBS details the latest elimination on its summer mainstay.

[08/31/12 - 10:29 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Texas Car Wars" to Rev Up Primetime TV This Fall
The eight-part series launches Thursday, September 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/31/12 - 09:52 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Fork," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/31/12 - 09:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang," "Big Brother" Put CBS on Top
Plus: The CW's "The Next" hits a series high despite its modest numbers.

[08/31/12 - 08:26 AM]
"Saving Hope," Likely Inflated by Local NFL Coverage, Reports Its Top Results of the Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 30.

[08/31/12 - 07:57 AM]
TV Land Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of "M*A*S*H" with Month-Long Salute Beginning September 2
The celebration will kick off with the airing of "M*A*S*H: 30th Anniversary Reunion" on said date followed by a day-long Labor Day marathon.

[08/30/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 30
Updates include: CBS in talks for Robin Williams-led comedy from David E. Kelley; Taylor Schilling tapped as lead in Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black"; and Julia Ormond to star in Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[08/30/12 - 04:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: TLC's "Honey Boo Boo" Wins Demos, Fox News Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Hollywood Exes," Discovery's "American Guns" and Food Network's "Restaurant Stakeout."

[08/30/12 - 04:01 PM]
Jason Kennedy, Catt Sadler Expand Roles at E! as Co-Anchors of "E! News Weekend"
Kennedy has also been named host of E! Online's buzzed about new web-series, "Live From E!"

[08/30/12 - 03:25 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Wraps as Cable TV's #1 New Comedy of Summer 2012
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 02:57 PM]
June's Big Reveal Draws Big Ratings on TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 02:24 PM]
Heather Cox Named ESPN's "Saturday Night Football" on ABC Sideline Reporter
She will join play-by-play commentator Brent Musburger and analyst Kirk Herbstreit each week.

[08/30/12 - 02:21 PM]
"NBC Olympics Live Extra" App Re-Launches Today as "NBC Sports Live Extra"
The new app will live stream an abundance of live sporting events that air on NBC, NBC Sports Network or Golf Channel.

[08/30/12 - 01:34 PM]
NBC's "Powered by the People" Campaign Teams with New York's Transportation Alternatives for a Free Advance Screening on September 4 on NBC's New Action Drama "Revolution" Powered by On-Site Bicyclists
Co-star Tim Guinee will be one of the power pedalers at the event.

[08/30/12 - 01:10 PM]
ESPN Fantasy Football App Launches for Windows Phone Exclusively on Nokia Lumia Smartphones
The app "takes advantage of the Windows Phone platform with panoramic views and toast notifications."

[08/30/12 - 01:05 PM]
CBS and Cookie Jar Entertainment Present the New Children's Educational and Informational Programming Schedule for "Cookie Jar TV," Premiering Saturday, Sept. 22
"Liberty's Kids" will join returning series "The Doodlebops" and "Busytown Mysteries."

[08/30/12 - 12:48 PM]
"Nightline" No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 13-17.

[08/30/12 - 12:37 PM]
CBS Sports Network to Showcase Live NBA Development League Games for 2012-13 Season
The network's coverage will feature 12 live regular-season games, including two from the 2013 NBA D-League Showcase, as well as 2013 NBA D-League Playoffs and Finals action.

[08/30/12 - 12:29 PM]
Current TV's "Joy Behar: Say Anything" Reveals Premiere Week Guest Lineup
The series premieres this Tuesday, September 4 at 6:00/5:00c on the cable channel.

[08/30/12 - 12:05 PM]
MTV's Retro Mania Returns with a Labor Day Weekend Marathon of "The Hills" Beginning Friday, August 31 Through Sunday, September 2
The cable channel will air all six seasons of "The Hills" over the course of the weekend.

[08/30/12 - 11:43 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Primetime Growth
OWN spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/30/12 - 11:38 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Bandages," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/30/12 - 11:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Kicks Off Season Two of "Homeland" with a New York City Premiere Party Presented by Time Warner Cable
A livestream of the event will be available on Friday, September 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT through NowLive.

[08/30/12 - 10:41 AM]
Jay Leno Delivers #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Aug. 13-17, Topping the ABC and CBS Slot Competition in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 13-17.

[08/30/12 - 10:22 AM]
CBS Sports Network Previews 2012 NFL Season with Roundtable Shows Featuring NFL on CBS Announcers
"Eye of the NFL: Season Preview" premieres this Sunday, September 2 at 7:00/6:00c while "Eye on the NFL: Hot Topics" bows Monday, September 3 at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/30/12 - 10:15 AM]
Reelz Premieres New Original Series "MovieStyle with Michael O'Connor"
The series, due Saturday, September 15, is "the first television show of its kind to look at how influential styles in the movies become the trends we see in pop culture."

[08/30/12 - 10:14 AM]
ABC News' Republican National Convention Coverage is the Only Broadcaster to Grow in the Key Adult 25-54 News Demographic
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 09:56 AM]
"Crash & Bernstein," a Buddy-Comedy That Brings Together an Everyday Kid and His Unpredictable Puppet, Premieres Monday, October 8 on Disney XD
Plus: the premiere episode will be available on iTunes as a free download beginning Monday, September 24.

[08/30/12 - 09:41 AM]
NBC Sports Group's 2012-2013 NHL Regular-Season Television Schedule Features Over 100 Games on NBC & NBC Sports Network
Highlights include the first ever Hockey Day in America tripleheader, including an evening game on NBC Sports Network between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers.

[08/30/12 - 09:31 AM]
MTV Announces the Final Season of Pop Culture Phenomenon "Jersey Shore," with Season Six Marking the Final Summer in Seaside, Premiering on Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for the one-hour retrospective special, "Gym, Tan, Look Back," on Thursday, September 6 at 6:00/5:00c.

[08/30/12 - 09:25 AM]
Field Finalized for "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Fridays - Season Begins Friday, September 14 at 9PM ET/PT on FX
The eventual season winner - who will be crowned at the live finale on Saturday, December 15 - will receive a six-figure contract with the UFC organization.

[08/30/12 - 09:21 AM]
New Images from Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" Starring Grant Bowler and Lindsay Lohan
Check out three new shots of the duo as Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor from the upcoming original movie.

[08/30/12 - 09:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Edge FOX, "Dance" in Demos
Plus: Republican National Convention coverage draws nearly 10 million viewers between ABC, CBS and NBC at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/30/12 - 09:13 AM]
Chiller Unveils Airdates for October Originals - Debuts of Original Horror Movie "Dead Souls" and Original Documentary Film "The American Scream"
"Dead Souls," adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker Award Finalist Michael Laimo, premieres Friday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/30/12 - 08:43 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Scores Its Highest Wednesday Figures in 18-49 and Total Viewers Since June 27
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 29.

[08/30/12 - 07:58 AM]
A&E's Hit Original Series "Duck Dynasty" Returns for a Second Season with 26 All-New Episodes Premiering Wednesday, October 10 at 10PM ET/PT
Back-to-back episodes will air at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c on said night.

[08/30/12 - 07:55 AM]
ESPN Releases Major Update to ScoreCenter App for iPad
The update is "designed to make it easier than ever for fans to follow the latest scores and highlights in the world of sports anytime, anywhere."

[08/30/12 - 07:04 AM]
"Crossfire Hurricane," a New Film from the Rolling Stones, to Debut Nov. 15 on HBO
Brett Morgen directed the project, which will also receive a theatrical release and can be seen by Stones fans in selected cinemas across the country in the fall.

[08/30/12 - 07:01 AM]
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Presents "DNC 2012: Hope and Change 2" Week-Long Coverage from the 2012 Democratic National Convention Airing Tuesday, September 4-Friday, September 7 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
Guests will include Tom Brokaw, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Austan Goolsbee.

[08/30/12 - 06:39 AM]
Video: First Look at Season Three of "Raising Hope" and Guest Stars Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren
The new season rolls out Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.







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[09/17/19 - 09:28 AM]
Willem Dafoe Returns to "Inside the Actors Studio" for Ovation TV with Pedro Pascal as Host
The series is currently filming in NYC at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University.

[09/17/19 - 09:22 AM]
Princess Elena's Heroic Journey to Become Queen Continues in the Third Season of "Elena of Avalor," Premiering Monday, Oct. 7
Guest stars this season include Eugenio Derbez, Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Auli'i Cravalho, Taye Diggs, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and John Leguizamo.

[09/17/19 - 09:05 AM]
CMT to Honor Five Superstar Artists as "2019 CMT Artists of the Year": Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett
The 90-minute special will broadcast live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/19 - 08:25 AM]
Video: "In the Tall Grass" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Written and directed by Vincenzo Natali, the film is based on the novella by Stephen King and Joe Hill.

[09/17/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior" Finale Tops Demos; "DWTS" Return Leads Total Viewers
NBC and ABC win the night in said categories.

[09/17/19 - 08:04 AM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Preschool Series "Bubble Guppies" Makes a Splash with Season Premiere's Brand-New Guppy, Friday, Sept. 27, at 12 P.M. (ET/PT)
Season five (26 half-hour episodes) will introduce Zooli, a spunky and smart student, animal expert and fin-tastic friend to the guppies' school class.

[09/17/19 - 08:02 AM]
The Final Season of "Schitt's Creek" Begins Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 on Pop TV
The series is currently nominated for four Emmy(R) Awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series.

[09/17/19 - 07:19 AM]
Video: From Executive Producer Selena Gomez - "Living Undocumented" - Official Trailer
The six-episode series follows eight undocumented immigrant families who have volunteered to tell their stories as they face potential deportation.

[09/17/19 - 07:13 AM]
Abigail Cowen Has Joined the Cast of "Fate: The Winx Saga" - Adapted from the Popular Italian Franchise
Brian Young will showrun the YA-series set at a magical boarding school where five friends try to navigate their powers, romance, and deadly monsters.

[09/17/19 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "Big Mouth" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new season rolls out Friday, October 4 on the streaming service.

[09/17/19 - 06:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces "Peacock" as the Name of Its Streaming Service and Unveils Initial Content Lineup
Peacock rolls out in April of 2020 with over 15,000 hours of content and takes center stage at the end of July during the 2020 Summer Olympics.

[09/17/19 - 05:00 AM]
HBO Max Nabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to "The Big Bang Theory" and TBS Extends Its Cable Window Through 2028
All 279 episodes will be available on HBO Max when it launches in spring of 2020.

[09/17/19 - 01:49 AM]
Danish Podcast Equinox 1985 Becomes Netflix Original Series
"Equinox" is a character-driven supernatural thriller about a young woman named Anna, who is affected by the unexplainable disappearance of a school class in 1999.

[09/16/19 - 07:03 PM]
Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia's Athletic Competition Series "The Titan Games" Returns on NBC for a Second Season
Said Johnson: "I'm excited to get back into the Titan arena and meet our new group of tough, limitless, and inspirational men and women from all walks of life."

[09/16/19 - 04:45 PM]
Netflix to Introduce Action-Packed Historical K-Drama "My Country: The New Age"
The series is a story about people who desire power while protecting their faith, set during the transitional period between the late Goryeo dynasty and the early Joseon dynasty in the late 14th century.