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[05/05/13 - 09:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers the Top Rating of the Night Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in the Local People Meters
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/05/13 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with FOX
Just a tenth of a ratings point separates all four broadcast networks last night in adults 18-49.

[05/05/13 - 08:18 AM]
Kentucky Derby Overnight Rating on NBC Ties for Best in 21 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/04/13 - 01:01 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, ABC Wins Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program while the Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the top adults 18-49 draw.

[05/04/13 - 10:42 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Scores Its Second-Highest Adult 18-49 Rating in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 3.

[05/04/13 - 08:50 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Ranking as the Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 3.

[05/04/13 - 05:10 AM]
ABC to Broadcast Two NBA Conference Semifinals Game 1's Sunday
The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the Memphis Grizzlies and the New York Knicks will take on the Indiana Pacers.

[05/03/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 3
Updates include: Haley Joel Osment boards IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; TLC renews "Welcome to Myrtle Manor"; and Billy Crystal eyes small screen return.

[05/03/13 - 04:22 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Swamp People" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous," Nickelodeon's "Big Time Rush" and E!'s "Blinging Up Baby."

[05/03/13 - 03:46 PM]
May Brings "Spring Fever" to E!'s "Fashion Police"
Upcoming guests include Lily Aldridge, Brad Goreski, Willa Holland, Breckin Meyer, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Jessica Walter and Katie Lowes.

[05/03/13 - 01:35 PM]
Video: Showtime Releases Key Art for Final Season of "Dexter" and Official Trailer for Its New Drama "Ray Donovan"
Look for both series to roll out on Sunday, June 30 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/03/13 - 01:31 PM]
Fans of Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Invited to Interact with Characters from Their Favorite Show Via Twitter During Live Premiere Broadcasts
Syfy is turning over its Twitter handle - @Syfy - to the characters from the show where they can interact with fans.

[05/03/13 - 01:13 PM]
"Nightline: Two Truths and a Lie" Premieres Wednesday, May 29 on ABC
The weekly hour-long broadcast will bump the return of "Primetime: What Would You Do?" to Friday, May 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/03/13 - 11:35 AM]
First Look at the Cast of "Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story" Premiering in November 2013 on VH1
Keke Palmer, Lil Mama and Drew Sidora star as Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins.

[05/03/13 - 10:19 AM]
"Office," "Parks" and "Community" Grow Week to Week, "Hannibal" Remains Steady
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 2.

[05/03/13 - 10:10 AM]
National Geographic Channel's New Three-Part Series, "Going Ape," Compares Humans and Apes Side-By-Side in Sex, Fame, Power Struggles and More
The three-part series airs Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning May 13.

[05/03/13 - 10:02 AM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" to Air Expanded 90-Minute Interview Featuring Jason Collins This Sunday, May 5 from 7:30 - 9:00 PM ET/PT
The interview comes on the heels of Collins' public announcement as the first openly gay active pro athlete in a major American sport.

[05/03/13 - 10:00 AM]
Ken Ehrlich Named Executive Producer of the "65th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Sunday, Sept. 22 on the CBS Television Network
He recently led the Grammys to two of its most-viewed events, with the 2012 broadcast delivering 39.9 million viewers, its largest audience since 1984.

[05/03/13 - 09:57 AM]
MTV Kicks Off the Summer with Brand New Series "Girl, Get Your Mind Right!" Featuring Relationship Expert Tionna Smalls Premiering Monday, May 20th at 6:00 P.M. ET/PT
In each episode, Tionna works with a young woman on ways she can improve her chances of finding a meaningful relationship.

[05/03/13 - 09:24 AM]
CBS Sweeps Thursday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 2.

[05/03/13 - 09:02 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights New Reality Series "Modern Dads" (Working Title)
The eight-episode series will follow a diverse group of stay-at-home dads balancing guy-life with dad-life.

[05/03/13 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" is Up - "Grey's" and "Scandal" Top "Idol" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 2.

[05/03/13 - 08:39 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Bang" Top Both Viewers, Demos
FOX and ABC then split second place in the key adults 18-49 demographic.

[05/03/13 - 08:11 AM]
Oxygen Media Captures "The Untold Stories of Motherhood" in an Emotional Docu-Short with Award-Winning Director Marilyn Agrelo ("Mad Hot Ballroom")
The docu-short coincides with the return of "I'm Having Their Baby" on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/03/13 - 07:43 AM]
Crackle Unveils Slate of 2013 Original Programming at Digital Content Newfronts in New York
Highlights include David Spade in "Joe Dirt: The Sequel" and season two of Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."

[05/02/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 2
Updates include: Dwayne Johnson to topline HBO comedy pilot; Drew Pinsky nixes VH1's "Rehab with Dr. Drew"; and Blake McCormick named showrunner of TBS's "Cougar Town."

[05/02/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 2
Votes were combined from the Wednesday night performance shows on April 24 and May 1 in a special two-week showdown.

[05/02/13 - 04:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA Playoffs to Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius," HBO's "Manhunt" and TV Land's "Forever Young."

[05/02/13 - 03:38 PM]
Jason Aldean and Kristen Bell "Take a Little Ride" to the "2013 CMT Music Awards" Stage When They Host the Event Live on Wednesday, June 5
Nominations for the 12th annual show will be announced Monday, May 6 and performers and presenters for country music's first fan-voted awards show will be announced soon.

[05/02/13 - 02:40 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces "Live's Truckin' Amazing Cook-Off"
The stunt is a summer-long search for the nation's most delicious food truck.

[05/02/13 - 02:25 PM]
Syfy's Popular Series "Haunted Collector" Investigates the Home of Hollywood Legend Orson Welles in Wednesday, May 8 Episode
Academy Award-winning musician Paul Williams, who once lived in the house, appears in the episode.

[05/02/13 - 01:49 PM]
First "Chicago Fire" Original in Four Weeks Matches the Show's Highest 18-49 Rating Since February 27
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 1.

[05/02/13 - 12:18 PM]
Season Five of Lifetime's Critically-Acclaimed Hit "Drop Dead Diva" to Premiere Sunday, June 23
Justin Deeley joins returning cast members Brooke Elliott, Margaret Cho, Jackson Hurst, Kate Levering, April Bowlby and Lex Medlin.

[05/02/13 - 12:03 PM]
Russell T Davies' Hit U.K. Kids Series "Wizards Vs Aliens" Makes Its U.S. Premiere on Hub Network
Scott Haran and Percelle Ascott star in the series, from the producers of "Doctor Who" and "The Sarah Jane Adventures."

[05/02/13 - 12:02 PM]
She-Larious Animated Series "SheZow" Debuts June 1 on Hub Network
Sam Vincent, Diana Kaarina and Matt Hill lead the voice ensemble.

[05/02/13 - 12:01 PM]
Hub Network Announces June Lineup
On tap are newcomers "Wizards vs Aliens" and "SheZow" as well as returning series "The Aquabats! Super Show!," "Pound Puppies" and "Kaijudo: Clash of the Duel Masters."

[05/02/13 - 11:50 AM]
2013 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship on ESPN Networks Begins Sunday with NCAA Selection Show
Host Anish Shroff and analysts Quint Kessenich and Paul Carcaterra will provide breakdown of the field and tournament predictions.

[05/02/13 - 11:31 AM]
BBC America Orginal Series "Orphan Black" Renewed for Second Season
The conspiracy thriller starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned with a 10-episode order.

[05/02/13 - 11:08 AM]
TV Land Reveals All-Star Summer Line-Up Starting June 19th
"Hot in Cleveland," "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man" to air back-to-back-to-back beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/02/13 - 10:40 AM]
"Katie's Hollywood Takeover" Shows to Air May 6-10 - Lineup of Guests and Musical Performances Announced
Jimmy Kimmel, Tori Spelling, Eric Stonestreet, Maya Rudolph, Mindy Kaling, Eva Longoria and Zooey Deschanel are among those slated to appear.

[05/02/13 - 10:19 AM]
"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Continue to Outperform Time-Slot Competition in Week of April 22-26
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 22-26.

[05/02/13 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Starz Reveals "Magic City" Season Two Key Art and Video
Check out the two latest spots for the new season plus the key art.

[05/02/13 - 10:07 AM]
Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Ed Sheeran, David Guetta, Ne-Yo, Akon and Icona Pop Added to Roster of Performers at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards Airing Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, May 19 on ABC
Previously announced performers include Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Miguel, Prince, Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, The Band Perry, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kacey Musgraves.

[05/02/13 - 09:54 AM]
Spike TV's "Guys Choice 2013" to Honor Ben Affleck, Jimmy Kimmel, Kevin Hart, Emilia Clarke, Felix Baumgartner and Vince Vaughn
This year's event will tape on Saturday, June 8 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City and premiere Wednesday, June 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/02/13 - 09:27 AM]
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nick Cannon, Darren Criss and More Surprise College Students with "Random Acts of mtvU," Airing on MTV, MTV2 and mtvU Starting May 6
Each segment will premiere on MTV during the 4:00/3:00c hour and subsequently run on MTV2 and mtvU.

[05/02/13 - 09:25 AM]
The Southeastern Conference and ESPN Announce new TV Network and Digital Platform
The new network and its accompanying digital platform will air SEC content 24/7 including more than 1,000 events in its first year.

[05/02/13 - 09:11 AM]
NBA Playoffs: ESPN, ESPN2 Combine to Televise Four Game 6's Friday
ESPN will televise a doubleheader, beginning with the Boston Celtics hosting the New York Knicks at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/02/13 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "Modern" Beats "Idol" as Wednesday's #1 TV Show/"How to Live" Is Up 47%
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 1.

[05/02/13 - 08:46 AM]
PBS Announces Summer Season of Captivating Programming
Highlights include new entries "Endeavour" and "The Lady Vanishes" as well as a new season of "Inspector Lewis."

[05/02/13 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Still Keeps FOX in Front
The competition still can't catch the series, despite its staggering 39% decline from a year ago.

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[11/30/15 - 12:54 PM]
"Kobe Bryant's Muse" to Re-Air on Showtime(R) Tomorrow Night as Part of the Network's Sports Line-Up
The film includes intimate and exclusive footage in the aftermath of Bryant's shoulder injury which ended his 2014-2015 season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

[11/30/15 - 12:32 PM]
CBS Announces Winter and Spring Scheduling Plans
Highlights include the launch of "Angel from Hell" on Thursday, January 7 at 9:30/8:30c.

[11/30/15 - 12:17 PM]
Premiere of Disney Junior's "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar" Is the #1 Primetime Cable TV Telecast of 2015 in Kids 2-5
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 22.

[11/30/15 - 11:33 AM]
Hulu's "Seinfeld: The Apartment" Fan Experience to Return in Los Angeles
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" will be located at 8445 Melrose Ave. and will be open to the public from December 16th - 20.

[11/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
ABC Family Announces Fourth Season Pick-up of Hit Drama Series, "The Fosters"
The critically acclaimed family drama will premiere all-new episodes from the third season on Monday, January 25.

[11/30/15 - 11:06 AM]
Bravo Media Walks Down the Aisle with Four New Couples in the Super-Sized Season Three Premiere of "Newlyweds: The First Year" January 3 at 9PM ET/PT
The series will then regularly air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning January 6.

[11/30/15 - 11:00 AM]
Disney XD Orders a Third Season of Hit Animated Series "Star Wars Rebels"
To date, "Star Wars Rebels" ranks as Disney XD's #2 series in Total Viewers (1.3 million), Kids 6-11, Boys 6-11 and Boys 2-11.

[11/30/15 - 10:05 AM]
E! Announces Season 4 of Hit Series "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" to Debut in 2016
Morgan Stewart and Brendan Fitzpatrick are ready to tie the knot and are taking E!'s cameras along for the luxurious ride.

[11/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Video: VH1's "Love & Hip Hop New York" Season Six Supertrailer
Season six kicks off Monday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[11/30/15 - 09:04 AM]
CMT to Honor the Cast of "Nashville" with First-Ever "International Impact Award" Live During "2015 CMT Artists of the Year" Special on December 2 at 8PM ET/PT
Cast members Connie Britton, Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Will Chase, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Maisy Stella, Lennon Stella and Audrey Peeples are slated to accept the award on behalf of the entire cast.

[11/30/15 - 09:02 AM]
All the Legends Are True in the ABC Family Series Premiere of "Shadowhunters" on Tuesday, January 12th at 9:00 - 10:00 P.M., EST/PST
Plus: "Beyond the Shadows: The Making of Shadowhunters" will give fans of The Mortal Instruments book series a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of the television show.

[11/30/15 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces Two Super Bowl Specials
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2016" and "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials All-Star Countdown" are both on tap for February.

[11/30/15 - 08:58 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/30/15 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Is the Most Watched Network in Late-Night for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/15 - 08:21 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Correspondent Keith Morrison Joins Investigation Discovery as New Host of "Dateline on ID" and Exclusive "Front Page" Specials
"Keith will bring his distinctive newsmagazine flair and reputation as a trusted news source to tell these stories to ID's audience as only he can with his incredibly unique and arresting delivery," said Henry Schleiff.