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[02/23/13 - 08:53 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Friday of the February Sweep with the #1 Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 22.

[02/23/13 - 08:44 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is Up Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Matching Its Highest Friday Rating Since January 4
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 22.

[02/23/13 - 08:43 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Squeezes by Competition with "Shark Tank"
Plus: the return of "Undercover Boss" on CBS doubles last week's demo rating from "The Job."

[02/22/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 22
Updates include: Ken Jeong reports to "Spy" at ABC; James Van Der Beek has "Friends With Better Lives" at CBS; and Henry Ian Cusick boards "The Hundred" at The CW.

[02/22/13 - 09:58 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Adds Another "Cleveland" Stunt on Sunday, April 7
An original episode will air on said night at 9:30/8:30c in addition to a repeat in its regular 7:30/6:30c slot.

[02/22/13 - 09:57 PM]
NBC Sets "Whitney" Season Finale for Wednesday, April 3
Plus: look for repeats of the Whitney Cummings-led half-hour to fill the 8:30/7:30c slot beginning March 6.

[02/22/13 - 08:17 PM]
"Gold Rush" Behind the Scenes Special to Air on Friday, March 1 at 8PM
Plus: Discovery's juggernaut will return for a fourth season.

[02/22/13 - 05:16 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: History's "Swamp People," FX's "Archer" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Immortalized," CNBC's "American Greed" and Animal Planet's "Glory Hounds."

[02/22/13 - 01:33 PM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Scores 1.9 Million Viewers for Mid-Season Finale
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Names Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Jane Lynch as Host of New Game Show Series "Hollywood Game Night" from Producer Sean Hayes
The eight-episode series "brings both players and viewers into the exclusive world of Hollywood royalty as celebrities gather for a fun, pop-culture based game night."

[02/22/13 - 01:24 PM]
USA Network's "Psych Slumber Party" Raises the Bar on New Social Engagement and Supercharges On-Air Ratings
USA spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/22/13 - 01:10 PM]
E! Announces Premiere Date for New Series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" and Returning Favorite "Married to Jonas" Airing Sunday, April 21
They'll air at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c, respectively.

[02/22/13 - 12:11 PM]
"Late Show with David Letterman" Tops "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Viewers for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 11:39 AM]
"The Vampire Diaries" Lights Up Thursday Like a House on Fire, Beating ABC and NBC Originals
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 11:21 AM]
E! News Airs "Mindy Mccready: Hope to Heartbreak" About the Star's Struggle with Success, Love, and Addiction on Friday, February 22nd at 8 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Jason Kennedy, the half-hour special investigates Mindy's last days.

[02/22/13 - 11:15 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of Feb. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 10:46 AM]
E! Presents the Big Show Before the Big Show When Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic Host "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2013 Academy Awards(R)"
Plus: look for an expanded 90-minute "Fashion Police: The 2013 Academy Awards" on Monday, February 25 at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/22/13 - 10:35 AM]
Video: TNT's Latest Promo for "Boston's Finest" Highlights Theme Song by Dropkick Murphys
The Donnie Wahlberg-produced series launches this Wednesday, February 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/22/13 - 10:08 AM]
CNBC Prime Launches First Reality Series - "Treasure Detectives" Premieres Tuesday, March 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series introduces world-renowned art detective Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators whose clients may be the victim of elaborate hoaxes.

[02/22/13 - 09:58 AM]
TV Land Sets Out to Shrink the Generation Gap in "Forever Young"
The long-in-the-works reality series will premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/22/13 - 09:55 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 09:28 AM]
Hill Harper Joins USA Network's Hit Spy Drama "Covert Affairs" as Series Regular Opposite Golden Globe(R)-Nominated Piper Perabo
Harper will play an ambitious CIA station chief based in Latin America.

[02/22/13 - 09:28 AM]
Oscar(R) Winners George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt and More Kick Off The Hub TV Network's New Thursday Night Programming, "You Rule Thursdays," Featuring Programming Chosen by the Viewers
Each week of "You Rule Thursdays" will be themed with a different common element that links Hub shows.

[02/22/13 - 08:54 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Encore Locks up NBC's Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results in Its Time Period in Five Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Builds Against "Idol"/"Scandal" Continues to Win at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with Expanded "American Idol"
Plus: ABC's newcomer "Zero Hour" drops 15% in its second week among adults 18-49.

[02/22/13 - 07:49 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts Weekly Gains to Beat "Letterman" and Nearly Tie "Leno"
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 07:18 AM]
Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman Named as Presenters on ABC's Oscar(R) Telecast
Said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron: "Their participation in this year's Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today."

[02/22/13 - 06:04 AM]
Wendie Malick and Andrea Martin Star in "After All These Years" a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere April 20
Barclay Hope, Matt Ward, Ellie Harvie, Mary Black, Paul Jarret, Gregory Harrison and Martha Burns also star.

[02/21/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 21
Updates include: Mira Sorvino marries "Gaffigan" at CBS; Robbie Amell joins "The Tomorrow People" at The CW; and Nicole Beharie reports to FOX's "Sleepy Hollow."

[02/21/13 - 09:24 PM]
Five More Semifinalists Advance to the Top 20 on "American Idol"
Five more guys and five more girls will join the Top 20 Semifinalists next week.

[02/21/13 - 03:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Celtics/Lakers Puts ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Money Barn," Discovery's "Weed Country" and Lifetime's "America's Supernanny."

[02/21/13 - 03:56 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Cooks Up Its Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.7 Million Viewers, Up Double Digits in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.

[02/21/13 - 03:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0," "Pretty Little Liars" Top Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "The Jeselnik Offensive," History's "Ultimate Soldier Challenge" and Animal Planet's "Wild Appalachia."

[02/21/13 - 03:07 PM]
Flyers-Penguins "Wednesday Night Rivalry" Thriller Is Highest-Rated NHL Regular-Season Game in NBC Sports Network History
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 13.

[02/21/13 - 02:15 PM]
World Premiere of HBO(R) "Game of Thrones(R)" Season 3 Trailer on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Friday, February 22
The all-new 60-second trailer will be posted to the "Game of Thrones" YouTube channel immediately following its east coast debut.

[02/21/13 - 02:12 PM]
"America's Next Top Model" Returns with a Twist - Guys!
Eight men and eight women will live under one roof and battle it out to earn the latest title this summer.

[02/21/13 - 02:07 PM]
FX Orders Second Season of "The Americans"
Plus: look for a season-to-date marathon of the show's freshman run on Friday, March 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/21/13 - 12:23 PM]
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?" Premieres Tuesday, March 19 with an All-New Season on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Mike Tyson, Dennis Rodman, Octomom, Sinbad, Marion Jones, Omarosa, Trista and Ryan Sutter are among those featured.

[02/21/13 - 12:05 PM]
Neal Kendall Named Executive Producer of "The Arsenio Hall Show"
Most recently, Kendall served a 10-year stint as executive producer of "Tavis Smiley," overseeing more than 1,900 episodes and winning four NAACP Image Awards.

[02/21/13 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces 2012-13 "Fox Writers Intensive" Finalists
Hart Hanson, Shintaro Shimosawa, Andre and Maria Jacquemetton and Zal Batmanglij are among this year's FWI session participants.

[02/21/13 - 11:16 AM]
Royalty Reigns Over Key Competitors as "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" Takes the Top Spot with the Special Coronation Episode
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of February 11-17.

[02/21/13 - 11:13 AM]
MTV's "Nikki & Sara Live" Open Their "Home" in Times Square to Chart-Topping Artist Phillip Phillips
Phillips will chat his new single "Gone, Gone, Gone," his upcoming tour and get tips on how to win "American Idol."

[02/21/13 - 10:53 AM]
Daringly Provocative "What!? Logo Documentaries" Series Returns for a Second Season
"Gorgeous Ladies Of Wresting" (March 19), "Chasing Beauty" (April 2), "I'm A Stripper" (April 9), "The Long And Short Of Body Hair (April 16) and "I Think I'm An Animal (April 23) are all on tap.

[02/21/13 - 10:35 AM]
Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart and Kerry Washington to Present on Oscar(R) Telecast on ABC
Previously announced presenters include Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy and Liam Neeson.

[02/21/13 - 10:20 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "Peter Rabbit" Tops with Kids, Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/21/13 - 10:10 AM]
Justin Timberlake Celebrates Launch of New Album "The 20/20 Experience" with a Week of Appearances on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" March 11-15
Timberlake is scheduled to perform each night and will sit down to chat with Fallon on Monday and Friday.

[02/21/13 - 10:02 AM]
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee "What's the Deal With Fracking?" Premieres Monday, Feb. 25, at 8PM on Nick!
Kids share their thoughts on this issue, a process used to get oil and natural gas buried deep underground.

[02/21/13 - 10:02 AM]
"SNL" Roars Into March with All-Star Line-Up Including Justin Timberlake and Kevin Hart
Musical guest Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will also make their "SNL" debut on March 2.

[02/21/13 - 09:54 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast for the 7th Straight Week in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.







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[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
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The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
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[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
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[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
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[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
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