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[01/09/13 - 11:22 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #30-21
Our annual countdown continues with "Community," "Justified," "Mad Men" and more!

[01/09/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 9
Updates include: "Mixology" lands pilot order from ABC; Showtime renews "Gigolos," "Polyamory"; and Dylan Walsh set for two-parter on ABC's "Castle."

[01/09/13 - 05:33 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Justified" Tops Viewers, "Liars" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "The Joe Schmo Show," Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorators" and Comedy Central's "The Burn with Jeff Ross."

[01/09/13 - 03:41 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Returns as TV's #1 Show in Key Demos; Accounts for Over 52% of All Tuesday TV Twitter Posts
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/13 - 03:31 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: BCS National Championship Dominates for ESPN
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Black Ink Crew," OWN's "Trouble Next Door" and A&E's "The Haunting of."

[01/09/13 - 01:17 PM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" (working title) from Wolf Films and Magical Elves
The series will join the TNT lineup in late summer 2013 alongside "Boston's Finest," "The Hero" and "72 Hours."

[01/09/13 - 12:30 PM]
"Hemlock Grove" Eli Roth's Gothic Thriller Developed by Brian McGreevy & Lee Shipman Available Only on Netflix April 19
Famke Janssen, Bill SkarsgÄrd, Landon Liboiron, Penelope Mitchell, Freya Tingley and Dougray Scott star in the 13-episode drama.

[01/09/13 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Has the Top 16 and 19 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Broadcasts of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/09/13 - 11:38 AM]
BBC Worldwide Inks Milestone Syndication Deal with Public Television Stations for British Crime Drama "DCI Banks"
The series will premiere on public television stations across the country, including WUSF Tampa, KERA Dallas and KCET Los Angeles, starting in January.

[01/09/13 - 11:24 AM]
GSN Announces Premiere Dates for "The American Bible Challenge" and "Family Trade"
"Family Trade" premieres Tuesday, March 5 while "The American Bible Challenge" is due back on Thursday, March 21.

[01/09/13 - 11:21 AM]
NBC Partners with Sprinkles Cupcakes to Bring a Little Sweetness to the Launch of New Comedy Series "1600 Penn"
The branded cupcakes will be available free of charge in their 11 bakeries - located in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas, among others.

[01/09/13 - 10:58 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Kicks Off its New Slot with its 2nd-Biggest Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/13 - 10:54 AM]
TBS's "Cougar Town" Opens Doors to More Than 1.3 Million Adults 18-49
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/13 - 10:46 AM]
NBC Sports Group Announces MLS Coverage Plans for the 2013 Regular Season
Three MLS regular-season games will air on NBC, with 38 on NBC Sports Network.

[01/09/13 - 10:31 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Sells Daytime Talk Show "The Test" Into 56% of the Country
The conflict resolution talk show, hosted by Kirk Fox, uses lie detector and DNA tests to settle relationship and paternity disputes among the guests.

[01/09/13 - 10:29 AM]
"The Soup" Reveals a Brand-New Look for the New Year
One of the changes is the brand-new, redesigned logo, "which takes motifs from the old logo and updates them for a sleek new look."

[01/09/13 - 10:23 AM]
CMT Offers Up the Ultimate Redneck Recliner Just in Time for Season Three of "My Big Redneck Vacation"
New episodes return to the cable channel on Saturday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/09/13 - 10:11 AM]
Starz in Black and Encore Honor Black History Month (February)
The former will showcase a double feature of documentary films focusing on the socio-political struggles and movements Black Americans experienced.

[01/09/13 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" Returns as Monday's #1 Scripted Cable TV Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/09/13 - 10:03 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Returns to Hollywood For Its Second Post-Oscars(R) Broadcast, Live from the Dolby Theatre(TM)
Said episode will air live on Monday, February 25 at 9 a.m. ET.

[01/09/13 - 09:54 AM]
As "Days of Our Lives" Celebrates Its 12,000th Episode This Week, NBC Renews the Iconic Daytime Drama Through September 2014
The 12,000th episode will air this Friday, January 11.

[01/09/13 - 09:52 AM]
Lifetime to Celebrate Black History Month with Three World Premiere Movies
Look for "Betty & Coretta" (February 2), "Twist of Faith" (February 9) and "Pastor Brown" (February 16) in the coming weeks.

[01/09/13 - 09:37 AM]
"NCIS" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" Deliver Largest Audiences of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/13 - 09:10 AM]
"SNL" Heats Up February with Justin Bieber as Host and Musical Guest on February 9
The series returns on January 19 with host Jennifer Lawrence and musical guest The Lumineers, and on January 26 with host Adam Levine and musical guest Kendrick Lamar.

[01/09/13 - 08:59 AM]
"Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Hits Series Highs for an 8:30 Telecast in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/13 - 08:48 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Full Lineup for 30th Annual PaleyFest: The William S. Paley Television Festival
"The Walking Dead" will kick off things on Friday, March 1 and conclude with "American Horror Story: Asylum" on Friday, March 15.

[01/09/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "Happy Endings" Is Up and Nearly Ties NBC's "Go On" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/13 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Pushes CBS in Front Among Viewers, Demons
Plus: NBC's "Parenthood," FOX's "Ben & Kate" and ABC's "Happy Endings" all see gains.

[01/09/13 - 08:03 AM]
Rocsi Diaz Signed as Weekend Co-Anchor and Daily Correspondent for "Entertainment Tonight"
Diaz comes to ET from BET's "106 & Park," a daily music video show, where she was a co-host.

[01/09/13 - 08:01 AM]
CBS Announces Participating Companies for the New Reality Competition Series "The Job," to Premiere Friday, Feb. 8 on the CBS Television Network
Palm Restaurant Group, Cosmopolitan, Major League Soccer, Epic Records, Zynga, Live Nation, Gilt and Viceroy Hotel Group are among the participants.

[01/09/13 - 07:44 AM]
Backed by National Multi-Media Marketing Campaign, Syfy's Hit Series "Total Blackout" Returns Tuesday, January 15 at 10:30PM
Said return will follow the 90-minute season premiere of "Face Off."

[01/09/13 - 07:22 AM]
TLC's New Series "Starter Wives Confidential" Premieres Tuesday, January 29 at 10PM
Each episode "shares the lives of seven women who supported their former husbands/boyfriends before the fame and wealth made them the men they are today."

[01/09/13 - 06:02 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees The Black Keys, FUN., Mumford & Sons, Rihanna and Taylor Swift to Perform on "The 55th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 10
FUN. and Mumford & Sons are two of six artists this year who lead with six nominations.

[01/08/13 - 11:14 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #40-31
Our annual countdown continues with "Modern Family," "White Collar," "Parks & Recreation" and more!

[01/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: NBC gives pilot order to "Bloodlines"; Sarah Shahi lands arc on CBS's "Person of Interest"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on MTV's "Awkward."

[01/08/13 - 05:33 PM]
President Obama Welcomes New NBC Comedy Series "1600 Penn" to White House for Screening on January 9
The late-afternoon event climaxes a whirlwind day of promotional events in Washington, D.C., designed to launch "1600 Penn."

[01/08/13 - 04:25 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Extends Demo Streak to Five Weeks
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Making Mr. Right," Lifetime's "An Amish Murder" and TLC's "Best Funeral Ever."

[01/08/13 - 04:21 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Worldwide Exclusive with Lance Armstrong Airs Thursday, January 17 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The special 90-minute Thursday night episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" will air at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/08/13 - 04:20 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon Is "Victorious" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," OWN's "Six Little McGhees" and TBS's "Wedding Band."

[01/08/13 - 04:08 PM]
Production to Start on "Home Again" with Jennie Garth and Cameron Mathison Set to Premiere Thanksgiving 2013 on ABC Family
Cameron Mathison and Mary Kay Place also star in the project, from director Jerry Ciccoritti and writers Michael Vickerman & Ann Gunder.

[01/08/13 - 02:22 PM]
Animal Planet's "Gator Boys" Snaps Up 1.3 Million Viewers in Season Two Debut
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 02:03 PM]
HGTV Rings in the New Year with Record Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/08/13 - 02:01 PM]
Discovery Channel Uncovers the World of Illegal Smuggling and Trafficking in the Eye-Opening Series "Extreme Smuggling"
The four-part series launches this Monday, January 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[01/08/13 - 01:41 PM]
Cartoon Network Ranks as Television's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Boys 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 01:26 PM]
Successful Holiday Programming Events and Slate of Network Movie Premieres Drive Strong New Year Start for The Hub TV Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 01:16 PM]
BCS National Championship: Cable's Second Biggest Audience of All Time
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 01:11 PM]
"Boo Boo" Rings in 2013 with the Series' Most-Watched Episode to Date
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 12:37 PM]
FOX at TCA: "In Living Color" Reboot Not Happening, "Goodwin Games" Could Be Pushed to Summer
Plus: Kevin Reilly on the futures of "The X Factor" and "So You Think You Can Dance."

[01/08/13 - 12:22 PM]
Jackson: "America's Best Dance Crew" May Find a New Home
The "American Idol" judge says his MTV dance competition is hoping to set up shop somewhere else.

[01/08/13 - 12:05 PM]
Seahawks/Redskins NFC Wildcard Clash Scores Big on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.







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[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
Pittsburgh Penguins Host San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day - at 8 P.M. ET on NBC
The Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history with a 5-2 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final vs. St. Louis, while Pittsburgh advanced with a 2-1 win in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 07:11 AM]
Destination America Steps Into the Darkest Town in America in the All-New Series "Ghosts of Shepherdstown"
The six-part series launches Sunday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/27/16 - 06:00 AM]
2nd Annual Red Nose Day Raises Over $31.5 Million for Kids in Need, Over 70 Stars Join NBC for Live Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special"
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Jack Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Tracy Morgan, Blake Shelton, Will Ferrell and Zac Efron were among the many celebrities who appeared in the live, two-hour charity television event.

[05/26/16 - 03:11 PM]
ITV and Hulu Commission Exciting Eight-Part Drama Series "Harlots"
Acclaimed actresses Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay are set to star in the series, which will be produced by Monumental Pictures.

[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Gets "Weird" with a One-Week Free Preview of This Season's Premiere Episode
IFC is previewing the first episode of this upcoming season free on IFC.com, through the IFC mobile app, On Demand and wherever the internet lives one week before it premieres on IFC on Friday, June 3.

[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
"Brett Gelman's Dinner in America" Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
The premise is simple: A roundtable discussion in which Brett attempts to engage four distinguished actors - Loretta Devine, Shareeka Epps, Joe Morton and Mack Wilds - in an open forum on racism.

[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
AMC.com Releases the Director's Commentary on the "Preacher" Pilot
Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
CBS to Finish "Angel from Hell," "Rush Hour" Runs on Saturday Nights
Look for the former to return on Saturday, July 2 while the latter will resume on Saturday, July 23.

[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the New Trailer for Its Music Series "Roadies," The First Original Series from Oscar(R) Winner Cameron Crowe
The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

[05/26/16 - 12:07 PM]
Michael Bloom Joins TBS & TNT as Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials
Most recently, Bloom was instrumental in forging the architecture for ELeague, the new eSports co-venture between Turner and WME | IMG.

[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
WGN America's "Outsiders" Star David Morse Throws Out First Pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Game, In Celebration of the Start of Production on the Hit Series' Season Two
Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.