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[09/08/12 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Stand Up to Cancer" Draws 9 Million Across Big Four
The telethon last aired in 2010, with 10.58 million viewers watching across ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/07/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 7
Updates include: ABC orders production on two comedy pilots; Angela Bassett to topline potential NBC drama; and "Saturday Night Live" adds two cast members.

[09/07/12 - 03:56 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "MTV Video Music Awards" Tops Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Texas Car Wars" and DNC coverage from CNN, FNC and MSNBC.

[09/07/12 - 02:38 PM]
TNT Orders Three Scripted Pilots
"King and Maxwell," "Legends" and "Trooper" are all on tap from the cable channel.

[09/07/12 - 02:11 PM]
Lifetime to Air Sneak Preview of "Prom Queens" on Thursday, September 20
The two-episode stunt will follow "Project Runway" at 10:30/9:30c on said night.

[09/07/12 - 01:28 PM]
Russell Brand to Host "Sons of Anarchy" Live Premiere Chat on Tuesday, September 11
FXNetworks.com will carry the event at 9:00/8:00c, as a build up to the season premiere at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/07/12 - 01:18 PM]
Video: "Supernatural" - Stone Preview
The CW issues a first look at the new season, due Wednesday, October 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/07/12 - 01:17 PM]
Video: "Hart of Dixie" - Zoegate Preview
Check out a first look at the new season, premiering Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[09/07/12 - 12:21 PM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score #1 Results for the Disrupted Week of Aug. 27-31
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 27-31.

[09/07/12 - 12:15 PM]
"The American Bible Challenge" Game Brings GSN's Record-Breaking Series to Social and Mobile Gamers
The game has already attracted over 200,000 users, with over 2 million gameplays.

[09/07/12 - 12:08 PM]
Fans Can Chat Live with "Switched at Birth" Stars Constance Marie and Katie Leclerc During Monday Airings of the Show
Marie will host a live blog/Twitter Party on Monday, September 10 followed by Leclerc on Monday, September 17.

[09/07/12 - 10:43 AM]
GSN Announces Weekly Line-Up of Celebrity Guests for "The Pyramid"
Chandra Wilson and Jai Rodriguez are on tap for next week, followed by Megyn Price and Lamorne Morris.

[09/07/12 - 09:58 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Slipping," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/07/12 - 09:36 AM]
FOX Sports Media Group & Big 12 Sign New Media Rights Agreement
The new 13-year deal with ESPN begins with the upcoming 2012-13 season and runs through 2024-25.

[09/07/12 - 09:23 AM]
Interview: "America's Next Top Model" Creative Consultant Johnny Wujek
The CW's reality franchise now airs Friday nights at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[09/07/12 - 09:08 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Competition with "Talent," DNC Coverage
Over 7 million tune into the Peacock's convention telecast, the largest audience this year.

[09/07/12 - 08:49 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop's" Jim Jones and Chrissy Lampkin Return in Their Own Spin Off Series "Chrissy & Mr. Jones"
The eight episode docu-series premieres Monday, September 24 at 9:30/8:30c.

[09/07/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Finale Spikes to 6-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 6.

[09/07/12 - 08:26 AM]
Special Thursday Edition of "America's Got Talent" Ties for #1 in the Time Period Among Adults 18-49 and Is #1 Outright in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 6.

[09/07/12 - 08:23 AM]
Baseball's Iconic "Shot Heard 'Round the World" Lands on Velocity This Fall with the Documentary "Miracle Ball"
Brian Biegel's film will premiere Saturday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[09/07/12 - 08:11 AM]
Sandra Bernhard to Host Online After Party for Logo's "NewNowNext Vote" Election Special
The "Sound Off with Sandra Bernhard" SpreeCast video chat goes live at 11:00/10:00c on Monday, September 10.

[09/07/12 - 07:57 AM]
BET Original Movie "Being Mary Jane" to Open 16th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival
The backdoor pilot was created and written by Mara Brock Akil and directed by Salim Akil.

[09/07/12 - 07:48 AM]
Chris Berman Signs Multi-Year ESPN Extension
Berman will continue as the leading voice and face of ESPN's National Football League studio coverage.

[09/07/12 - 07:32 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for September 6
CBS details the latest elimination on its summer mainstay.

[09/07/12 - 07:05 AM]
New This Fall on BBC America: "Doctor Who," "Richard Hammond's Crash Course," "Chef Race," "Graham Norton," "Bedlam" and Simon Amstell Special
The cable channel further details its September and October programming highlights.

[09/07/12 - 06:02 AM]
ESPN and Big 12 Sign New Rights Agreement through 2024-25
The comprehensive deal will provide more football games and basketball games across more ESPN platforms than ever before.

[09/06/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 6
Updates include: The CW eyes Wonder Woman take "Amazon"; "I Suck at Girls" lands pilot order at FOX; and Kurt Sutter to pen a comedy for FX.

[09/06/12 - 07:23 PM]
A Huge Night of Musical Firsts at the "2012 MTV Video Music Awards," With Debut Performances of Brand New Songs by Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne, P!nk, Green Day and More
The cable channel details the winners and other highlights from this year's event.

[09/06/12 - 03:55 PM]
Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" Fall Premiere Most Watched Season Debut in More Than Two Years
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 5.

[09/06/12 - 02:41 PM]
"Boo Boo" Beats the Summer Heat with High Ratings
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 5.

[09/06/12 - 02:36 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Honey Boo Boo" Once Again Tops Demos; MSNBC Leads DNC Coverage
Plus: numbers for E!'s "The Soup," TV Land's "The Exes" and Bravo's "Top Chef Masters."

[09/06/12 - 01:48 PM]
ESPN Inc. and the 2012 NFL Season - More than 30 hours of Weekly NFL Programming
Said coverage includes 17 games on "Monday Night Football."

[09/06/12 - 01:34 PM]
An All-Star Lineup of Musicians Visits "Live! With Kelly and Michael" This Fall
First up: Academy Award-winner Melissa Etheridge on Friday, September 7.

[09/06/12 - 01:10 PM]
Season Three of "Superjail!" Premieres September 30th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Co-creators Christy Karacas and Stephen Warbrick are back for another go-around.

[09/06/12 - 12:51 PM]
23.9 Million Watch "NFL Kickoff" on NBC; 3rd Most-Watched "NFL Kickoff" Game in 11-Year History
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 5.

[09/06/12 - 12:49 PM]
DirecTV and Brainstorm Media Partner to Present Socially Relevant and Critically Acclaimed Documentaries on TV and in Theaters This Fall
The 12-part series will kick-off with the broadcast premiere of "Battle for Brooklyn" on Saturday, October 20.

[09/06/12 - 12:47 PM]
Syfy Acquires International Hit Adventure Fantasy Series "Sinbad" from BBC Worldwide America for April 2013 Premiere
The 12-part series stars newcomer Elliot Knight in the title role.

[09/06/12 - 12:25 PM]
CBS Is All-Reality on Sept. 19 with 90-Minute "Survivor: Philippines" Premiere, 90-Minute "Big Brother" Finale
The winner of the $500,000 grand prize will be revealed on the latter.

[09/06/12 - 12:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: MSNBC Tops Viewers with DNC; "Counting Cars" Wins Demos for History
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "All the Right Moves," ABC Family's "Beverly Hills Nannies" and E!'s "Opening Act."

[09/06/12 - 11:26 AM]
"As Goes Janesville" to Premiere on the PBS Series "Independent Lens" on Monday, October 8, 2012
The show's regular fall season begins on Monday, October 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/06/12 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Downton Abbey" Season 3 Preview
The new season makes its U.S. premiere Sunday, January 6 on PBS.

[09/06/12 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Announces "Instameet" for New Television Series "Vegas" on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 5:00-7:00 PM
Fans will journey into the past to have the opportunity to explore the show's '60s-inspired Fremont Street sets.

[09/06/12 - 10:46 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Is Casting for Season Six
Open calls begin in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 22 at MysticArt Pictures.

[09/06/12 - 10:45 AM]
ABC News and People Magazine Present: "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time with Barbara Walters," a Special Edition of "20/20"
The two-hour special premieres Tuesday, September 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/06/12 - 10:43 AM]
Discovery Channel Takes Viewers on a Soaring Flight Like No Other in "Winged Planet," Premiering Saturday, October 6 at 8PM
This two-hour special event comes from award winning filmmaker John Downer.

[09/06/12 - 10:34 AM]
Legend to Legend: ESPN to Commemorate The Rolling Stones' 50th Anniversary on Monday Nights
ESPN is licensing 16 Rolling Stones tracks for its "Monday Night Football" coverage.

[09/06/12 - 10:29 AM]
Animal Planet Hooks Its Best-Ever Labor Day Weekend
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3.

[09/06/12 - 10:14 AM]
"Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition" to Premiere Tuesday, October 9 on Lifetime
Plus: look for a pair of "Dance Moms" reunion specials on Tuesday, September 18 and September 25.

[09/06/12 - 09:33 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Hellevator," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/06/12 - 09:04 AM]
Play 4Kay Initiative Highlighted by Three Top 25 Games
ESPN will show an event-high 24 teams across ESPN2 and ESPNU Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18.







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[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 02:50 PM]
"90 Day Fiance" - TLC's #1 New Series of 2014 - Returns October 19, 2014
In the second season, six new couples decide to take a chance on love and bring their spouses-to-be stateside.

[09/18/14 - 01:17 PM]
NBC Announces Partnership and Integration with Nissan as Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of Emmy Award-Winning Hit "The Voice"
"The Voice Official App" will further enhance the viewer experience across the show from the blind auditions, battles, knockouts all the way to the live playoffs as well as giving fans, for the first time, the ability to use the app to vote for their favorite artists live during the broadcast of the show.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 01:06 PM]
National Spotlight Shines on Jeter's Final Series on FOX; Pirates' Playoff Push on FOX Sports 1 to End MLB Regular Season
Today, FOX Sports announced unprecedented, side-by-side national coverage of Major League Baseball's final regular season Saturday with two compelling games side-by-side on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1.

[09/18/14 - 01:00 PM]
Central Perk Pop-Up Creates "Friends" Fan Frenzy in Lower Manhattan
The store (located at 199 Lafayette Street, on the corner of Broome) officially opened to the public Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 12:20 PM]
John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Make Musical Magic on "CMT Crossroads"
Said installment premieres Friday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.

[09/18/14 - 11:46 AM]
Texas Native Jane Slater Hired as New Longhorn Network Reporter
She most recently worked for CBS in Dallas covering the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and college programs SMU, TCU and North Texas.

[09/18/14 - 11:33 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Broadcast Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
FX Picks Up "Tyrant" for a Second Season
Production is scheduled to begin next spring with the second season returning in the summer of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:13 AM]
"Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" Starring Alexandra Shipp as the Beloved Superstar Premieres November 15
The film also stars Anthony Grant as Damon Dash, Izaak Smith as Timbaland, Elise Neal as Gladys Knight and Chattrisse Dolabaille as Missy Elliot.

[09/18/14 - 11:11 AM]
Oxygen's Hit Crime Series "Snapped" to Air "Selena: Death of a Superstar" Examining Tragic Murder of Latin Music Sensation Sunday, October 5 at 9 PM
Immediately following, catch an all new episode of "Snapped: Killer Couples" at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/18/14 - 11:02 AM]
Popular Ensemble Comedy Series "Cougar Town" Hits National Syndication September 22, 2014
The series will enter its sixth season, airing on TBS in the winter of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
Mark Burnett Reunites with Mike Darnell to Produce a Primetime Event Game Show for ABC, "500 Questions" (Working Title)
It is scheduled to air in 2015, with the program testing the smarts - and nerve - of contestants in a pressure-packed, incredibly intense environment.