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[06/08/13 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Reclaims Top Spot in Demo Race
NBC then has to settle for second place in adults 18-49, but remains tops in total viewers.

[06/07/13 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 7
Updates include: ABC to order "The Black Box" to series; Christina Ricci to star in Lifetime's "Lizzie Borden"; and Karl Gajdusek brings "The Spark" to HBO.

[06/07/13 - 04:24 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Falling Skies" Co-Star Noah Wyle
TNT's sci-fi drama returns this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c with a two-hour premiere.

[06/07/13 - 04:23 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Falling Skies" Co-Star Drew Roy
TNT's sci-fi drama returns this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c with a two-hour premiere.

[06/07/13 - 04:22 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Falling Skies" Co-Star Doug Jones
TNT's sci-fi drama returns this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c with a two-hour premiere.

[06/07/13 - 04:21 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Falling Skies" Co-Star Moon Bloodgood
TNT's sci-fi drama returns this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c with a two-hour premiere.

[06/07/13 - 04:00 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "Burn Notice" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TNT's "72 Hours," ESPN's "Lombardi's Legacy" and AMC's "Showville."

[06/07/13 - 02:17 PM]
Cartoon Network's "The Amazing World of Gumball" #1 Telecast of the Day Among Kids 6-11 and Boys 2-14 on all of Television
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.

[06/07/13 - 01:00 PM]
Video: "Siberia" - Get a Look at the Nerve-Racking New Show Coming to NBC July 1st!
The scripted drama tracks 16 reality series contestants stranded in the remote Siberian territory of Tunguska.

[06/07/13 - 12:31 PM]
Set The Alarm - MTV Is Giving Viewers a Non-Stop "Awkward" Marathon with All Three Seasons to Date Beginning on Sunday, June 9 at 3:00 A.M. ET/PT
The show's summer finale airs this Tuesday, June 11 while "Awkward's Most Awkward Moments" is set for Tuesday, June 18.

[06/07/13 - 11:49 AM]
TNT's Exciting New Competition Series "The Hero" Draws More Than 2.1 Million Viewers on Thursday Night
TNT spins the numbers for Thursday, June 6.

[06/07/13 - 11:38 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Launches Disney Channel Photo Finish App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
touch. Fans can now get creative and personalize their own pictures with their favorite characters from "Phineas and Ferb," "Gravity Falls" and "Shake It Up."

[06/07/13 - 11:23 AM]
E! to Air "Access Hollywood Live" Daily Beginning Monday, June 10th, 2013
"Access Hollywood Live" focuses on the latest celebrity dish, pop-culture, opinions, Hollywood happenings and all the day's big news.

[06/07/13 - 11:01 AM]
Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Guest Star in Hit Disney Channel Series, "Jessie" and "A.N.T. Farm," Friday, June 28
They'll appear as themselves in said installments.

[06/07/13 - 10:06 AM]
"Wanda Sykes Presents HERLARIOUS" All-Female Comedy Specials to Air Saturday July 13 and 20 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The specials will be taped in front of a live audience at Harpo Studios in Chicago, where the former home of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" will be transformed into a lively comedy venue.

[06/07/13 - 10:02 AM]
Contestant Search Kicks Off Disney Channel's New Game Show "Disney's Win, Lose or Draw" in Southern California, Beginning June 15
Aspiring kid contestants in teams of two who have a flair for comedy, like to draw, and are great at solving clues, are invited to try out.

[06/07/13 - 10:00 AM]
This Summer, Live Dangerously with Modern-Day Houdini's Hearstopping Stunts on BBC America
Jonathan Goodwin stars in "Dangerman," a five-episode series premiering Monday, July 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/07/13 - 09:48 AM]
Leon Knoles Named Director for "The Arsenio Hall Show"
"Leon Knoles knows live television, music and, more importantly, how I work - which is an unbeatable combination in my opinion," Hall said.

[06/07/13 - 09:30 AM]
Live Twitter Chats with Lucas Grabeel and Lizzy Weiss of "Switched At Birth" and Jake T. Austin of "The Fosters" to Take Place During ABC Family's Monday Night Dramas
They'll participate in live chats via Twitter during the East Coast feeds of their series' all-new episodes airing on Monday, June 10.

[06/07/13 - 08:37 AM]
"Save Me" Is Up at 8:30 p.m. ET Versus Last Week by 17% in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 6.

[06/07/13 - 08:35 AM]
TLC's "Little Couple" Breaks Records, Has Best Rated Episode Ever to Date
Plus: the series will take a short hiatus and return in August airing the series 100th episode.

[06/07/13 - 08:33 AM]
NBA Finals On ABC Delivers Third-Highest Game 1 Overnight Since 2004
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 6.

[06/07/13 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Open on Top for ABC
Plus: FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" and "Does Someone Have to Go?" are up week-to-week despite the increased competition.

[06/07/13 - 07:35 AM]
NASCAR Reigns Supreme: 2013 Season on FOX Wraps as Hightest-Rated, Most Watched Spors In-Season for 13th Straight Year
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the season to date.

[06/07/13 - 07:06 AM]
Seven Big Ten College Football Games Added to ESPN's 2013 Schedule
Overall, 17 Big Ten Conference-controlled games have been selected for telecast during the 2013 campaign.

[06/07/13 - 07:00 AM]
NBC Is Offering "The Winner Is" Viewers a Chance to Win $10,000 During Each Original Episode
Two winners - one from each time zone (Eastern Standard and Pacific/Mountain Standard) - will be chosen each week.

[06/07/13 - 06:04 AM]
Introducing Amazon Storyteller - a New Tool to Help Writers and Filmmakers Bring Their Stories to Life
Currently in beta, Storyteller is a free online tool that turns scripts into storyboards, complete with characters and dialogue that can then be shared with others for feedback.

[06/06/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 6
Updates include: FX cancels "BrandX with Russell Brand"; James Gandolfini brings "Taxi-22" to CBS; and Paige Davis joins David Koechner in "Whitey."

[06/06/13 - 04:21 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBC Sports Network Leads Originals with NHL Playoffs
Plus: numbers for TLC's "The Good Buy Girls," ABC Family's "Dancing Fools" and Bravo's "Chef Roble & Co."

[06/06/13 - 03:24 PM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Casting Directors Begin Southern California Talent Search
The search is part of Disney Channel's and Disney XD's ongoing initiative to find, cast and develop diverse young actors, singers and dancers.

[06/06/13 - 03:17 PM]
Style Media Collaborates with People StyleWatch As the Exclusive Magazine Partner of "Style Pop," a New Weekly, Topical Series
The weekly series, hosted by fashion experts Jeannie Mai and Louise Roe, premieres tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/06/13 - 02:48 PM]
CBS to Encore Last Night's "The American Baking Competition" This Friday at 8:00/7:00c
The rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Undercover Boss."

[06/06/13 - 02:39 PM]
The "2013 CMT Music Awards" Explodes Across All Screens As Network's Biggest Night of the Year Event Breaks Records Across Social, CMT.com and CMT Mobile
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.

[06/06/13 - 01:16 PM]
Cassadee Pope Hits No. 1 on iTunes Country Chart and No. 3 on All-Genre Chart
Pope - season-three winner of "The Voice" - debuted her new single "Wasting All These Tears" to open Tuesday's show.

[06/06/13 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews "Nurse Jackie" for Sixth Season
Production for the sixth season will begin this fall in New York.

[06/06/13 - 11:57 AM]
FXX Has "Chozen," Its First Original Series
The animated comedy features the voices of Grant Dekernion, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, Michael Pena, Nick Swardson, Danny McBride, Kathryn Hahn and Method Man.

[06/06/13 - 11:56 AM]
FX Elevates Execs Grad, Schrier and Saftler to President Posts
Grad and Schrier each will hold the title of President, Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, where they will oversee all original programming for FX, FXX and FXM.

[06/06/13 - 11:25 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue to Score Decisive Victories Over Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Week of May 27-31
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 27-31.

[06/06/13 - 11:18 AM]
Rachel Brill Promoted to Vice President, Unscripted Programming for TNT
Prior to joining TNT, Brill served as vice president of development and supervising producer at ZOO Productions.

[06/06/13 - 11:04 AM]
"The Out List," Presenting Living Portraits of Prominent Members of the LGBT Community, Debuts June 27 During LGBT Pride Month, Exclusively on HBO
Dustin Lance Black, Wade Davis, Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris, Cynthia Nixon, Suze Orman, Christine Quinn and Wanda Sykes are among those featured.

[06/06/13 - 10:58 AM]
For the Seventh Straight Week, "Nightline" Beats CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 27-31.

[06/06/13 - 10:49 AM]
Mountain Men of W.V. Seek Mysterious Beasts of the Appalachian Wild in Destination America's New Series "Mountain Monsters"
The six-episode series debuts Saturday, June 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/06/13 - 10:35 AM]
USA Unveils "Graceland: Undercover" - Exclusive Second Screen Experience
The new drama launches tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[06/06/13 - 10:31 AM]
Top-Rated Docu-Series "Tia & Tamera" and "Giuliana & Bill" Return with All-New Seasons This July to Style
Look for the new seasons on Sunday, July 14 and Tuesday, July 16 at 8:00/7:00c, respectively.

[06/06/13 - 10:01 AM]
Hit HBO Comedy Series "Eastbound & Down" to Begin Production on Fourth and Final Season
The final eight episodes roll out beginning Sunday, September 29 on the pay channel.

[06/06/13 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Dates for "Clear History," "Boardwalk Empire," "Hello Ladies" and "Eastbound & Down"
They'll roll out on August 10, September 8 and September 29, respectively.

[06/06/13 - 09:51 AM]
Reelz to Air the 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards Special
Said event is set for Sunday, June 16 at 1am ET/10pm PT on the network.

[06/06/13 - 09:05 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches Innovative CC: Stand-Up App for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch
This innovative video App brings comedy fans a completely new stand-up channel, a tool to discover new comics and a platform for sharing comedic content.

[06/06/13 - 08:37 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Finishes #2 in Its Slot in Adults 18-49 and Ranks #1 in Total Viewers Versus Mostly Original Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.

[06/06/13 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "The Lookout" Holds 100% of its Debut in Adults 18-49 to Rank as Wednesday's #1 New Summer Series
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.







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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.