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[07/05/13 - 01:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Franklin & Bash" Tops Modest Night of Originals
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "I'm Having Their Baby," Bravo's "Chef Roble & Co." and Showtime's "60 Minutes Sports."

[07/05/13 - 10:37 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Rule the Second Quarter vs. ABC and CBS Slot Rivals, Winning All Key Measures and Stretching Their Leads vs. Prior Quarters
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/05/13 - 09:33 AM]
Lea Thompson of "Switched At Birth" and Bianca Santos of "The Fosters" to Participate in Live Twitter Chats During the East Coast Broadcasts of Their Series
They'll be up on @LeaKThompson and @Bianca00Alexa during said telecasts.

[07/05/13 - 09:14 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Earns Most-Watched-Ever 2nd Quarter with 13th Straight Quarter of Year-to-Year Growth
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/05/13 - 08:48 AM]
"Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" Delivers Its Largest Audience in 13 Years from 9-10 p.m. ET
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 4.

[07/05/13 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Macy's 4th of July" Trump Repeats
The Peacock's two-hour telecast is the only original last night.

[07/04/13 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Best Mostly Repeat Competition
The Eye is the night's top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/04/13 - 08:37 AM]
Encore Telecast of "America's Got Talent" Finishes #2 in Its Slot in 18-49 and #1 in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 3.

[07/03/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 2 & Wednesday, July 3
Updates include: David Fynn becomes "Undateable" for NBC; Sean Pertwee cast as Inspector Lestrade on CBS's "Elementary"; and Jill Soloway sells a new comedy to Amazon Studios.

[07/03/13 - 05:19 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Being Mary Jane" Tops Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "Minute to Win It," ESPN's "Nine for IX" and TLC's "Family S.O.S. with Jo Frost."

[07/03/13 - 11:13 AM]
USA Network Launches TV Everywhere as Part of Larger Company Roll-Out Across NBCUniversal
Launching today for iOS, "USA Now" will be available in an Android version in mid-July.

[07/03/13 - 11:00 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils New Programming Slate
Look for "Knife Fight" and "Brew Dogs" on Tuesday, September 24 followed by "The Getaway" and "Boundless" on Wednesday, September 25.

[07/03/13 - 10:26 AM]
Syfy's New "Heroes of Cosplay" Shines the Light on Unconventional Conventioneers Who Are All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go
The six-episode series, formerly known as "Cosworld," will now launch Tuesday, August 13 alongside the new season of "Face Off."

[07/03/13 - 09:20 AM]
TBS Shifts Series Premiere of "Deal With It" to Wednesday, July 17
The hidden-camera game show was previously set to roll out on Tuesday, July 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/03/13 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 telecast of the Night in Every Key Category
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 2.

[07/03/13 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign
FOX and CBS are left with second, third in adults 18-49 last night.

[07/03/13 - 07:46 AM]
"Sunday Best" Sizzling Season Six Promises More Show-Stopping and Memorable Performances Than Ever Before! Premiering Sunday, July 7 at 8:00 P.M.
The new season boasts the return of gospel greats Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans as judges for the auditions and stage show.

[07/03/13 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix and PBS Strike Expanded Programming Agreement for U.S. and Canada
New additions include all seasons of critically acclaimed "The Bletchley Circle," a gripping murder mystery drama from the U.K.

[07/02/13 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 2
Plus: Erin Andrews to guest judge on next week's episode, airing July 9.

[07/02/13 - 05:26 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop" Again Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Gideon's Army," TLC's "Four Houses" and TBS's "Deon Cole's Black Box."

[07/02/13 - 04:01 PM]
Statement from Hallmark Channel Regarding "Marie" Starring Marie Osmond
"Hallmark Channel has decided not to greenlight a second season of its Critics Choice Award nominated talk show, 'Marie,' starring Marie Osmond," said the network.

[07/02/13 - 02:57 PM]
Original Series Deliver Growth in the Second Quarter for The Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 02:41 PM]
Anchors Away! Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Series Premiere Delivers 1.1 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:33 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Sets Series Highs for 2nd Straight Week; "Switched at Birth" Rises to Season Highs in Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:32 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "BET Awards 2013" Dominate the Competition
Plus: numbers for G4's "American Ninja Warrior," NBC Sports Network's "NHL Draft" and Discovery's "Skywire: Nik Talks the Walk."

[07/02/13 - 02:30 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" and "Street Outlaws" Are #1 and #2 on July 1st
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:29 PM]
Disney Channel Celebrates Summer with First-Ever Flash Forward Weekend, Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28
"A.N.T. Farm," "Austin & Ally," "Dog With A Blog," "Fish Hooks," "Good Luck Charlie," "Jessie," and "Shake It Up" are among the featured series.

[07/02/13 - 02:27 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Anna Nicole," "Sam & Cat" Snag Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Banner 4th of July," OWN's "Golden Sisters" and Syfy's "Sinbad."

[07/02/13 - 02:26 PM]
CBS to Once Again Encore "Under the Dome" This Sunday
Last night's episode will rebroadcast this Sunday, July 7 at 9:00/8:00c in place of "The Good Wife."

[07/02/13 - 02:22 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "WWE Smackdown" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Stevie TV"; Starz's "Magic City"; and TNT's "72 Hours."

[07/02/13 - 02:00 PM]
The Machine Unlocks Your Door and Accesses Your Room at Comic-Con(R) 2013
"Person of Interest" will be featured on limited-edition collectible keycards during Comic-Con 2013.

[07/02/13 - 01:55 PM]
"Big Brother" Live Eviction Show, "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Person of Interest" Moving to New Time Periods
The former will now be broadcast on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday nights.

[07/02/13 - 01:47 PM]
NBC Sports Network Posts Most-Watched Primetime Quarter Ever
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 01:02 PM]
TNT Orders Fourth Season of Epic Series "Falling Skies," Basic Cable's #1 Summer Drama with Key Adult Demos
The network plans to launch the 10-episode fourth season in summer 2014.

[07/02/13 - 12:49 PM]
Animal Planet Delivers Its Best Quarter Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:46 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Network for 9th Consecutive Quarter in Kids 6-11 and 17th in Tweens 9-14; Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschool Network
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:42 PM]
CMT Closes Out 2nd Quarter with Double-Digit Gains Across Prime and Total Day
CMT spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:31 PM]
"48 Hours: The Hunt for Mr. Wright" Encore Was Saturday's #1 Program in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 29.

[07/02/13 - 12:24 PM]
Lifetime Locks in Double Digit Year-Over-Year Growth for Second Quarter 2013
Lifetime spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:17 PM]
NBC Adds Jewel to the Popular a Cappella Competition Show "The Sing-Off" Along with Returning Host Nick Lachey and Judges Shawn Stockman and Ben Folds
As recently announced, "The Sing-Off" received a new series commitment as a holiday strip to air over several nights later this year.

[07/02/13 - 12:12 PM]
TNT Wins the Title as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Key Adult Demos for Q2 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:07 PM]
Martha Williamson Begins a Highly Anticipated Return to Television with "Dead Letters," (Working Title) a Hallmark Channel Original Movie of the Week and Potential New Primetime Series
Eric Mabius and Kristin Booth star in the project, which premieres Saturday, October 12.

[07/02/13 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime Commits to Air New Documentary "Knock Knock, It's Tig Notaro"
As always, Notaro's nationwide performances will feature special guest appearances from some of her famous and funny friends.

[07/02/13 - 12:02 PM]
Chris Rock, Kevin James, George Lopez, Ashanti and More to Play in the 2013 Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game
The Softball Game will be televised immediately following the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on ESPN on July 15.

[07/02/13 - 11:30 AM]
AMC Joins Forces with Skybound and Ruckus Sports for "The Walking Dead Escape"
The zombie obstacle course will return to Petco Park during Comic-Con weekend in San Diego, July 19 and 20.

[07/02/13 - 11:19 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Delivers Best Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 11:17 AM]
HGTV Debuts Disaster Recovery Series "Catastrophe Inc." on Sunday, July 14 at 10 A.M. ET
The series features licensed recovery contractors Ed Ranieri and Enzo Maddalena, designer Kari Openshaw and Joe Charboneau.

[07/02/13 - 11:16 AM]
"Under The Dome" Is the Week's #1 Program in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 24-30.

[07/02/13 - 10:58 AM]
Final Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Series "Dexter(R)" to Headline Opening Day of Comic-Con 2013
Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar, and Yvonne Strahovski are slated to appear.

[07/02/13 - 10:48 AM]
The Final Week of June Marked Week-Over-Week Growth for FOX
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 24-30.







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[06/23/17 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Sends "Still Star-Crossed" to Saturdays; Various Repeats to Fill Monday Slot
Look for "Celebrity Family Feud" this Monday, June 26 and "Battle of the Network Stars" on Monday, July 3.

[06/23/17 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Win Over ABC, NBC Summer Launches
The Alphabet and the Peacock fall just short of FOX's game show duo.

[06/23/17 - 08:03 AM]
Video: Have You Met the Incredible Jessica James? Get Your Chance July 28!
Jessica Williams stars in the latest Netflix original film.

[06/23/17 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 22.

[06/23/17 - 07:32 AM]
"Vice Special Report: A World in Disarray," Examining the Past, Present and Future of American Foreign Policy, Debuts July 21, Exclusively on HBO
The exclusive HBO presentation features interviews with Condoleezza Rice, Tony Blair, Samantha Power, Ash Carter and others.

[06/23/17 - 07:27 AM]
Lifetime Moves Up "A Midsummer's Nightmare" Pilot Premiere to Friday, July 14
Said offering was previously scheduled for Friday, July 28.

[06/23/17 - 07:01 AM]
Conan O'Brien Returns to Comic-Con(R) International with All New Pop! Vinyl Figures from TBS and Funko
During the week of Comic-Con(R) International, "Conan" will be taped at San Diego's historic Spreckels Theatre on Wednesday, July 19 - Saturday, July 22.

[06/22/17 - 02:31 PM]
Sharon Leal Joins the Cast of New Drama Series "Instinct"
Leal will portray a friend of Lizzie's (Bojana Novakovic) who has recently been promoted to be their boss in the NYPD.

[06/22/17 - 01:43 PM]
TV Land's "Younger" Simulcasts Coast-to-Coast on June 28th and Launches Live Digital Aftershow
"Getting Younger," hosted by Taylor Strecker, will continue the enthusiastic fan conversation that occurs on social media every week and encourage viewers to submit questions and interact with other superfans and stars alike.

[06/22/17 - 01:23 PM]
HBO Partners with TRAP Karaoke to Promote "Insecure" and "Ballers"
Fans in Cincinnati, Charlotte and Houston will join cast members from both series for an advance double feature screening of the shows' season premieres.

[06/22/17 - 11:45 AM]
Hannah Hart Hits the Road for a Tasty Cross-Country Trip in New Food Network Series "I Hart Food"
The six-episode series launches Monday, August 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/22/17 - 11:06 AM]
Spike Announces New Docuseries "Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio," Premiering July 22 at 9pm ET/PT
The series is the tragic saga of these young women shrouded in a mystery that includes a dark underbelly of a struggling Midwest region plagued by drug and sex trafficking, and a system that seems to have failed to protect these women.

[06/22/17 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2017-2018 Season
Newcomer "The Orville" will kick things off with two special post-NFL airings on Sunday, September 10 and 17.

[06/22/17 - 10:57 AM]
TV One Announces 11th Season of "Unsung" Featuring Wyclef, Jagged Edge and Ice-T Among Others!
TV One's signature series weaves a tale of the highs and lows of a life in the limelight.

[06/22/17 - 10:13 AM]
ID Premieres Timely Special "Black and Blue" on Saturday Against Background of Controversial Decisions Involving Police Shootings
The special will be available on Investigation Discovery's TV Everywhere app, ID GO, beginning Sunday, June 25.