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[05/31/14 - 08:50 AM]
Premiere of "Crossbones" Captures NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in the Slot in Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 30.

[05/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Top Demo Honors
"20/20" and "Dateline NBC" snag the top spots among adults 18-49 last night.

[05/31/14 - 08:02 AM]
ESPN's Division I Softball Super Regional Coverage Generates Audience Growth
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 22 through Sunday, May 25.

[05/31/14 - 06:15 AM]
The Milestone 25th Season of "The Amazing Race" Kicks Off from Times Square in New York City
The 25th edition of the show will premiere this fall on a new day and time, Fridays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

[05/30/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 30
Updates include: CBS Television Distribution pulls the plug on "The Arsenio Hall Show"; Peter Fonda cast in AMC's "Galyntine"; and India Ennenga boards A&E's "The Returned."

[05/30/14 - 05:05 PM]
Video: "Married" - A New FX Original Comedy
The network's latest original comedy premieres Thursday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/30/14 - 03:52 PM]
NBC Reschedules "Growing Up Fisher" One-Hour Finale for Wednesday, June 11
Said swan song will be followed by the two-hour NBC News special "The People VS. O.J. Simpson: What the Jury Never Heard."

[05/30/14 - 02:31 PM]
UEFA Champions League Final Attracts Over Three Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, May 24.

[05/30/14 - 02:22 PM]
Catch-Up with Universal Cable Productions Series: "Covert Affairs," "Royal Pains" and "Suits" Before Their Summer Premieres on USA Network
Additionally, beginning June 2, iTunes, XBOX and Vudu will feature a "catch-up" package of the 15 most essential episodes of "Covert Affairs" to watch before the premiere.

[05/30/14 - 02:21 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Playoffs Claim Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "National Spelling Bee," truTV's "Impractical Jokers" and History's "Big Rig Bounty Hunters."

[05/30/14 - 12:52 PM]
TV Land Is Hosting a "Best of Friends" Marathon
The "Best of Friends" marathon will take place Saturday, May 31 through Wednesday, June 4 starting at 6pm ET/PT.

[05/30/14 - 12:18 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate May Sweep and Cap the Period with Eight-Week Highs
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 19-23.

[05/30/14 - 11:58 AM]
With More than 13 Million Views, the 7th Edition of Celebrities Read Mean Tweets Is the Most-Watched Yet in the Series
ABC spins the digital numbers for May 22 through May 27.

[05/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
Starz Previews New Original Series "Power" with Premiere Episode Sampling Initiative
"Power" is the first-ever television show to premiere on Twitter using the service's new in-line video feature that enables one-touch playback.

[05/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
Disney-ABC Announces New Syndicated Daytime Talker with Tyra Banks for 2015
Incorporating Tyra's remarkable social media reach of more than 28 million followers across all platforms, as well as her digitally connected co-hosts, the show will offer a true cross-platform experience.

[05/30/14 - 10:57 AM]
History Television Event Series "Texas Rising" Casts Kris Kristofferson as Andrew Jackson
During the Texas Revolution, President Jackson avoided direct U.S. involvement, unwilling to risk open war against Mexico as he continued to monitor the political situation.

[05/30/14 - 10:29 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Unveils New Design and Additional Features for WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior
The WATCH services make it possible for fans to watch popular shows anytime, anywhere via desktops, connected TVs, smartphones and tablets.

[05/30/14 - 10:13 AM]
E! Kicks Off Summer Here Campaign with Hot New Series, Specials and Episodes Starting This June Through Labor Day
New series include "Escape Club," premiering Sunday, June 8; and "Botched," due on Tuesday, June 24.

[05/30/14 - 08:59 AM]
"Undateable" Is the Top Debuting Summer Comedy in Five Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 29.

[05/30/14 - 08:48 AM]
Sara Bareilles and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation Announce Winners of $100,000 Inaugural "Keys + Kids" Piano Grant Program
"The piano has been a central instrument of my life, and that is largely thanks to music education programs I had access to in school," said Sara Bareilles.

[05/30/14 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX & NBC Share Demo Crown
The Peacock's "Last Comic Standing" is the night's top original draw among adults 18-49.

[05/30/14 - 08:37 AM]
Supernatural Thriller "Bitten" Returns to Syfy for Second Season
The series, from leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), will return to Syfy in 2015.

[05/30/14 - 08:00 AM]
ABC's Kimmel Attracts Its Two Largest-Ever Sweep Audiences in 2013-14 to Mark Its Most-Watched Season Yet
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 19-23.

[05/30/14 - 07:32 AM]
SundanceTV Pays Tribute to the Passing of Renowned Poet and Author Maya Angelou, Airing Her "Iconoclasts" Episode with Comedian Dave Chappelle on Thursday, June 5 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The episode, which originally aired in 2005, featured provocative comedian Dave Chappelle.

[05/29/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 29
Updates include: Amy Bruni, Adam Berry exit Syfy's "Ghost Hunters"; Annabeth Gish to visit FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and Toby Sebastian cast in Lifetime's "The Red Tent."

[05/29/14 - 06:08 PM]
NBC Exclusive Primetime Special/"Mariah Carey: At Home in Concert with Matt Lauer"
For the first time, Carey performs in a one-of-a-kind special concert from the house she shares with husband Nick Cannon in Bel-Air, overlooking the Hollywood Hills.

[05/29/14 - 03:25 PM]
Duggar Family Delivers Series' Best Ratings Ever for TLC's 19 "Kids & Counting"
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 27.

[05/29/14 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" and "Melissa & Joey" Soar to 13-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Multi-Week Highs in Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 28.

[05/29/14 - 02:58 PM]
OWN Honors Dr. Maya Angelou with Special Tribute This Sunday, June 1
Highlights include encore presentations of "Super Soul Sunday, "Oprah's Master Class," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and the network premiere of "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball."

[05/29/14 - 02:57 PM]
Kings-Blackhawks 2OT Thriller Is Most-Watched Western Conference Final Game on Cable in Five Years
NBCSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 28.

[05/29/14 - 02:32 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Claims Top Spot with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles," truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" and Discovery's "Kodiak."

[05/29/14 - 02:22 PM]
E! Brings the Sun, Fun and the Road to the Altar with Brand New Episodes of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," Premiering on June 8th at 9PM ET/PT
Kris, Bruce, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Rob, Kendall and Kylie show they're ready shake it all out, soak up the sun and take a new family member into the fold.

[05/29/14 - 01:37 PM]
ABC to Revive "The Assets" Beginning Saturday, June 21
The six remaining installments of the limited series will roll out on Saturday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/29/14 - 01:02 PM]
"Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.," A Moving, Deeply Personal Look at the Life and Career of the Esteemed Figurative Painter, Debuts June 9, Exclusively on HBO
An official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, the film was directed by Perri Peltz and Geeta Gandbhi.

[05/29/14 - 12:52 PM]
Video: "The Strain" - Takeover
FX reveals the first footage from the new drama, premiering Sunday, July 13.

[05/29/14 - 12:15 PM]
E! Lets You Relive All Your Favorite Moments from "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" When a Week-Long Marathon Starts Monday, June 2 at 7am ET/PT
Said stunt will lead up to the brand new episodes of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" premiering Sunday, June 8.

[05/29/14 - 12:10 PM]
Champions Crowned on FOX as 2014 College Football Schedule Unveiled
Top contests featuring Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA teams appear on the FOX broadcast network, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Networks (FSN), FOX College Sports (FCS), FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO all season long.

[05/29/14 - 12:00 PM]
Original Series "Boyster" Premieres Saturday, June 14 on Disney XD
The animated series will air on various weekdays at 12:30 PM ET/PT on the cable channel.

[05/29/14 - 11:40 AM]
Animal Planet Gets Into the Swim of Things This Summer with Three-Part Series "The Pool Master"
The newcomer rolls out Friday, June 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/29/14 - 11:10 AM]
Longhorn Network to Air Texas Football Season Opener, Coach Strong Debut
This will be the fourth straight year LHN has aired the opening matchup, and it will be the ninth football game to air live on the network.

[05/29/14 - 11:01 AM]
Kevin Reilly Steps Down as Chairman, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company
During the transition period, before naming a replacement, Reilly's senior executives will report to Rice.

[05/29/14 - 10:59 AM]
Morgan Spurlock's "7 Deadly Sins" to Premiere Thursday, August 7th on Showtime(R)
The in-depth look at the weird and darkly comic world of sin was previously set to launch on Thursday, June 19.

[05/29/14 - 10:47 AM]
Mike Florio to Host "Prime Numbers" Series on Pro Football Talk on NBCSN
"Prime Numbers" will determine and celebrate the most influential players in the history of the NFL to wear each jersey number (1-99).

[05/29/14 - 10:33 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 4 to Premiere Saturday, August 2 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The new season of the series will air in two parts with the first 10 episodes running consecutively through Saturday, October 4.

[05/29/14 - 10:09 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "America's Got Talent" Return Tops Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Little Women: LA," Syfy's "Heroes of Cosplay" and Investigation Discovery's "Sinister Ministers: Collared."

[05/29/14 - 10:07 AM]
VH1 Seeks Counseling for a Fifth Season of "VH1 Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn"
Jenna Jameson & John Wood, Dick Donato & Stephanie Rogness-Fischer, Treach & Cicely Evans, and Deena Cortese & Chris Buckner are among this season's participants.

[05/29/14 - 10:02 AM]
Hit HBO Series "True Blood" Kicks Off Its Seventh and Final Season June 22
Created by Alan Ball, the show is based on the bestselling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris.

[05/29/14 - 10:00 AM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Casts Marilyn Manson in a Recurring Role
He'll play Ron Tully, a white supremacist prison shot-caller who Jax uses to expand his power base.

[05/29/14 - 09:42 AM]
Join the Hunt for Legendary Creatures When "Monster Weekend" Comes to the Discovery Channel on Saturday, May 31st and Sunday, June 1st
Boasting brand new specials and first looks at upcoming series, "Monster Weekend" will take viewers on an adventure that follows the lives of extraordinary creatures and those who hunt them!

[05/29/14 - 09:34 AM]
Bravo Earns Most-Watched May in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of May to date.







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[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
"Gold Rush" Season Five Premiere Tops Cable Television on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 02:02 PM]
John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting to Perform Original Song for 100th Episode Of "Hawaii Five-0," Nov. 7
The song, titled "All For One," will premiere during the broadcast of the milestone episode.

[10/20/14 - 01:20 PM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series Ever "Party Down South" Keeps the Party Going This Holiday Season with Two All-New, One-Hour Specials
"Party Down South: Drunksgiving" airs Thursday, November 20 followed by "Party Down South: Christmas Hangover" on Thursday, December 18.

[10/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Seven New Series
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[10/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Fit & Health Pulls Back the White Curtain on Outrageous Medical Emergencies When "Untold Stories of the ER" Returns with the Craziest Cases Special and 100th Episode
The 100th episode kicks off all-new episodes, beginning Friday, November 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
Three Families Are "Risking It All" for a Life Off the Grid
TLC's latest original series premieres Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
"Real World: Skeletons" Set to Premiere December 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
This season, the series begins in the traditional way with seven strangers moving into an old nightclub turned fabulous urban loft in Chicago's West Loop, but each of these roommates has skeletons in their closets.

[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
USA Network Orders Third Season of Breakout Comedic Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
Plus: look for a half-hour "Chrisley" holiday special set for this December.

[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor to Perform Duets with Top Country Acts on "The 48th Annual CMA Awards"
Grande will be joining two-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town for an on-air collaboration.

[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Family Invites Fans to Tweet the "Dearly Departed" During a Halloween Special of "Pretty Little Liars," Airing Tuesday, October 21
Janel Parrish ("Mona"), Andrea Parker ("Mrs. DiLaurentis") and Bryce Johnson ("Det. Darren Wilden") will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcast.

[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Premieres Thursday, October 30th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The series takes a closer look at two major entertainment stories that are making headlines today: the Transgender movement and Depression in Comedians.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
A Wedding, a Breakup and a Divorce?! Don't Miss the "Total Divas" Mid-Season Finale Sunday, October 26 at 9pm ET on E!
Plus: WWE(R) Diva Alicia Fox(TM) and WWE Diva Paige(TM) joint the cast when new episodes resume Sunday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
Pizza Aficionados Sal Basille and Francis Garcia Return to Travel the Country on a Culinary Expedition in Cooking Channel's "Pizza Masters"
The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.