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[09/07/13 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline NBC" Trumps Season Premiere of "20/20"
The Peacock is the most-watched network in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/07/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Jumps 20% Week to Week in 18-49 Rating to Its Best Result Since August 16
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 6.

[09/06/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 6
Updates include: Matt Nix's "Complications" nears pilot order at USA; Greg Germann boards Lifetime's "HR"; and Tim Kring books "Dorothy Must Die" at The CW.

[09/06/13 - 03:46 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Penultimate "Burn Notice" Puts USA in Front
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Ragin Cajun Redneck Gators," FX's "Wilfred" and OWN's "The Customer Is Always Right?"

[09/06/13 - 03:03 PM]
Two Athletes. Five Months. Eight of the Toughest Races in the World. "Boundless" Premieres on Esquire Network Wednesday, September 25
The series chronicles both pain and triumph as this adrenaline addicted duo climb, run and bike up anything they can find - in only five months.

[09/06/13 - 03:02 PM]
Take a Trip Around the Globe with Joel McHale, Aziz Ansari, Josh Gad, Seth Meyers, Rashida Jones and More When "The Getaway" Premieres September 25
Other participants include Aisha Tyler, José Andrés, Ryan Kwanten, Paul Feig and Eve.

[09/06/13 - 03:01 PM]
Scotland's James Watt and Martin Dickie Create Craft Brew Anarchy When "Brew Dogs" Premieres September 24 on Esquire Network
In each episode, James and Martin visit a different American beer town, celebrate distinctive craft beers and create their own locally-inspired draft.

[09/06/13 - 03:00 PM]
It's Cook or Be Cooked: New Original Series "Knife Fight" Premieres Tuesday, September 24 on Esquire Network
"Top Chef" winner Ilan Hall hosts the series, from executive producer Drew Barrymore.

[09/06/13 - 02:55 PM]
"The Doctors" Kicks Off Its Sixth Season This Monday, September 9 with New Additions to the Team
Joining the team of co-hosts this season are three new medical experts: urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman, sexologist Dr. Rachael Ross and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Ian K. Smith.

[09/06/13 - 02:48 PM]
Date Change for Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel October Premieres
"Signed, Sealed & Delivered" (formerly "Dead Letters") and "When Calls The Heart" will both move back a week to Saturday, October 12 and 19, respectively.

[09/06/13 - 02:35 PM]
Mother of "The Bachelor" Contestant Gia Allemand Speaks Out Exclusively on "Dr. Phil" on Season 12 Launch, This Tuesday
"I'm really mad at her that she did this for no reason," said Micheletti. "In 12 hours it would have been fine. I'm really angry."

[09/06/13 - 01:57 PM]
25.1 Million Watch "NFL Kickoff" on NBC; 3rd Most-Watched "NFL Kickoff" Game in 12-Year History
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 5.

[09/06/13 - 01:05 PM]
Have Some Family-Friendly Fun with The Hub Network's Premiere of "Step by Step" Beginning Monday, Oct. 7
"Step by Step" has not aired on television in more than three years.

[09/06/13 - 11:15 AM]
NBC's "The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Handily Outperfom Timeslot Competition in Week of Aug. 26-30
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 26-30.

[09/06/13 - 10:55 AM]
"9/11: Relics from the Wreckage" - New Special Premieres Tuesday, September 10 at 10 pm ET on H2
The special originated as short-form content created by History's digital programming team.

[09/06/13 - 10:27 AM]
"The Test" Premieres September 9th with a Week of Lively and Exciting Shows Highlighted by a Back-to-Back Dina and Michael Lohan Exclusive
This new, hour-long weekday program will use scientific testing to settle relationship and paternity disputes among the guests.

[09/06/13 - 10:17 AM]
Syfy Casts Christopher Egan, Tom Wisdom and Alan Dale for "Dominion"
The pilot, based on the 2010 feature, is set to begin shooting later this month in Cape Town, South Africa.

[09/06/13 - 08:59 AM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Rolls Out "Anarchy Afterword" Web Show
The premiere episode will feature SOA series regulars Kim Coates and Jimmy Smits as well as comedienne Margaret Cho.

[09/06/13 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue" Post Adult 18-49 Increases
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 5.

[09/06/13 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Smashes the Competition with NFL Season Opener
The Peacock's 9.2 rating among adults 18-49 in prime is up from last year's 8.2 rating in said demo.

[09/06/13 - 08:13 AM]
Ravens-Broncos Generates Top Local-Market Thursday Primetime Average for Any Network Since London Olympics
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 5.

[09/06/13 - 07:29 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company, Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia Announce Honda as an Official Sponsor of "The X Factor(R)"
The campaign will feature three in-show integrations, digital voting sponsorship and off-air rights, as well as ownership of Fan Rewards.

[09/06/13 - 07:01 AM]
Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Gives Lady GaGa a Round of "Applause" When She Visits the Clubhouse on Wednesday, September 11
Other guests next week include Danielle Staub, Ali Larter, Bethenny Frankel and Sean Kingston.

[09/05/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 5
Updates include: MTV sets "Happyland" cast; Briga Heelan to return to NBC's "Undateable"; and Keith David tapped as Cheshire Cat on ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

[09/05/13 - 03:50 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Brings Home Another 10 Million Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Inside the NFL," E!'s "Who Wore It Better" and Syfy's "Ghost Mine."

[09/05/13 - 02:56 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" and "Melissa & Joey" Finales Soar to Season Highs
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 4.

[09/05/13 - 02:48 PM]
NFL Linebacker Erin Henderson Announces 2nd Season of "Sacks for Big Cats" to Help Save Big Cats in the Wild
Henderson will once again provide a big rush for big cats by personally donating $1,000 to BCI every time he makes a sack in the 2013 football season.

[09/05/13 - 02:42 PM]
Showtime(R) to Replay Most Recent Episodes of "Dexter(R)" and "Ray Donovan"
The replays are welcome news to the millions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks subscribers in major markets across the country who have missed the series for the past few weeks.

[09/05/13 - 02:38 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "The Game" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for History's "We're the Fugawis," Comedy Central's "Brickleberry" and Lifetime's "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition."

[09/05/13 - 02:15 PM]
Outstanding FXX Debuts for "Sunny" and "The League"
FXX spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 4.

[09/05/13 - 02:02 PM]
Syfy Announces Cast Additions for Season 2 of Its Groundbreaking Drama Series "Defiance"
William Atherton and Anna Hopkins join the previously announced James Murray as new cast additions to season two of the series.

[09/05/13 - 01:35 PM]
DirecTV Signs Deal with Neil LaBute for Ten Short Films
LaBute will write, direct and produce the stand-alone tales which all share a unique narrative device to tell quick, pungent and surprising stories about human relationships.

[09/05/13 - 01:25 PM]
Millions Watch Season-Opening College Football on ESPN Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, August 29 through Monday, September 2.

[09/05/13 - 01:19 PM]
Beginning September 9, Talk That Matters, on "Katie"
Upcoming guests include Robert DeNiro, Hugh Jackman, Billy Crystal, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jake Gyllenhaal and Julianne Moore.

[09/05/13 - 12:46 PM]
Andy Samberg Welcomes Students Back to College with "mtvU's 2013 Convocation Address" Premiering Tuesday, September 10
Samberg's speech will premiere to nearly 9 million college students on 750 campuses across the country.

[09/05/13 - 12:43 PM]
Oxygen Media Announces Susie Castillo to On-Air Role Hosting Unique Content Across All Platforms
She will kick-off her duties at New York Fashion Week, hosting coverage of the week's events from runway shows to red carpet parties that will be available on Oxygen.com.

[09/05/13 - 12:36 PM]
Oxygen Media to Host Live Google+ Hangout with "Preachers of L.A." Cast on Tuesday, September 10 at 7PM ET Presented on Oxygen.com and Google+
The new docu-series premieres Wednesday, October 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/05/13 - 12:34 PM]
"Strike Back: Origins," Starring Richard Armitage and Andrew Lincoln, to Debut Oct. 25 on Cinemax
Originally titled "Chris Ryan's Strike Back," the show was based on the book series of the same name by former British Special Forces soldier Ryan.

[09/05/13 - 12:18 PM]
Big-Time College Basketball Comes to FOX Sports
Coverage on FOX Sports 1 begins with 13 consecutive Big East matchups (11 men's; two women's) on Friday, November 8 with the Providence men hosting Boston College (6:00 PM ET).

[09/05/13 - 12:10 PM]
CBS Sports Signs Multi-Year Deal to Broadcast Big East Conference Basketball
Beginning with the 2014-15 season, the deal provides for up to 30 men's basketball games per year combined on CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network.

[09/05/13 - 12:04 PM]
CBS Gets Audiences Ready for TV's New Fall Season with a CBS Catch Up Marathon Available Online and On-Demand
"Elementary," "The Good Wife" and "Hawaii Five-0" are among the titles available on CBS.com and on-demand.

[09/05/13 - 11:47 AM]
DIY Network Shatters Audience Records
DIY spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 3.

[09/05/13 - 11:28 AM]
Host Alyssa Milano Joins Third Season of Lifetime's Hit Series "Project Runway All Stars" Premiering October 24
She'll succeed Angela Lindvall from season one and Carolyn Murphy from season two.

[09/05/13 - 11:27 AM]
NBC Sports Group Surrounds "Sunday Night Football" with Collection of Digital and Social Media Extensions
For the fourth straight season, NBCSports.com is providing a destination for fans dedicated to behind-the-scenes content of "Sunday Night Football."

[09/05/13 - 11:17 AM]
PBS Announces "Superheroes Night" on October 15th
Liev Schreiber hosts the three-part event, which was initially to premiere October 8 and play over three weeks.

[09/05/13 - 11:07 AM]
Nick at Nite Debuts "Instant Mom," Original Family Comedy Starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Sunday, Sept. 29, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series also will air on the adult-targeted NickMom comedy block on the Nick Jr. channel at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/05/13 - 11:01 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview," a Special Presenting a Fun "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, Will Be Broadcast Thursday, Sept. 12
Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O'Connell, Kal Penn and Chris Smith of "We Are Men" will host the half-hour special.

[09/05/13 - 10:41 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Amish Mafia" Grabs 2.59 Million Viewers and Ranks #1 in Cable Among Men 25-54 on Sept. 3
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 3.

[09/05/13 - 10:31 AM]
Four Female Presenting Duos Set for "65th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
Said pairings include Kerry Washington and Diahann Carroll, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Zooey Deschanel and Emily Deschanel, and Allison Janney and Anna Faris.

[09/05/13 - 09:29 AM]
Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" Scratches Its Way Into Fifth New Season Renewal
Jackson Galaxy will be back this spring with the first of 16 new episodes.







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[07/25/14 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Continues Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has taken home top adults 18-49 honors for five straight weeks.

[07/24/14 - 07:32 PM]
Video: FOX Brings "Sleepy Hollow" to San Diego!
Fans can lose their heads at the "Sleepy Hollow" virtual reality experience at the Petco Interactive Zone.

[07/24/14 - 07:21 PM]
Video: FOX's "Gotham" Takes Over San Diego Comic-Con!
Fans can ride the "Gotham" Zip Line located between the Convention Center and the Hilton Bayfront Hotel Thursday through Sunday, from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.

[07/24/14 - 04:20 PM]
Mayim Bialik to Host TV Land's "Candid Camera" Reboot, Premiering August 11th
Original episodes will also air Tuesday, August 12th; Wednesday, August 13th; and Thursday, August 14th at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/14 - 03:45 PM]
MTV Announces "Teen Wolf" Will Return for a 20-Episode Fifth Season
Additionally, the room was given a first-look at the mid-season trailer which is currently available to view on iPhone/iPad or Android via the MTV App.

[07/24/14 - 03:17 PM]
Video: Comic-Con First Look - "Moonbeam City" Comedy Central's Newest Animated Series
The series, debuting in 2015, is an absurdist take on the gritty, sex-drenched crime dramas from the 1980s.

[07/24/14 - 02:01 PM]
NBC to Wrap "Crossbones" Run on Saturday, August 2
The show's planned installments for Friday, August 1 and Friday, August 8 will now air on Saturday, August 2 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/14 - 01:42 PM]
FOX Sports Delivers 23 Hours of Live Coverage from "Hot August Nights" Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson
Bob Varsha leads a seven-member broadcast team, which includes Mike Joy, Steve Magnante, Ralph Sheheen, April Rose, Justin Bell and Tom Jensen.

[07/24/14 - 01:20 PM]
Video: "Legends of TV Land" Panel Reveals Sneak Peek of Upcoming Animated Episode of "Hot in Cleveland" - Featuring Zombies!
Said installment airs next Wednesday, July 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/24/14 - 01:20 PM]
Series Premiere of FX's Newest Original Comedy Series "Married" Pulls in 1.5 Million Total Viewers and 1.1 Million Adults 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/24/14 - 12:30 PM]
Video: USA Network Unveils "Dig" at Comic-Con(R)
The channel also announced a first of its kind activation with Snapchat, inviting fans to #DIGDeeper with a social media scavenger hunt for the mysterious DIG symbol.

[07/24/14 - 12:01 PM]
Brand New Christmas Special, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," Pixar Animation Studios' Second New Special for Television Featuring Your Favorite Characters from the "Toy Story" Films," To Air December 2 on ABC
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen will once again reprise their roles from the films.

[07/24/14 - 10:53 AM]
"Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend" Announces Amy Purdy to Join Multi-City Tour This Fall
Purdy, a Paralympic Bronze Medalist snowboarder and "Dancing with the Stars" finalist, will join Oprah on stage for Toyota's "Standing O-Vation," which will recognize extraordinary people in communities around the country.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
FX Unleashes "The Strain Transformation" App
Fans can discover what will happen when an ancient parasitic plague enters their system and transforms them into a monstrous vampire.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Releases New Series of Vignettes Called "Single Shots"
The first episode, premiering today, is titled "Donuts" and includes scenes of various comedians including Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman and Brian Regan talking to Jerry about the popular fried dough confections.