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[06/08/14 - 12:04 PM]
NBC Posts Viewership Milestones for "Championship Saturday"
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 7.

[06/08/14 - 08:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Put NBC in Front
The Peacock tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/08/14 - 08:29 AM]
NBC Sports' Coverage of Last Night's Double-Overtime Rangers-Kings Matchup Ranks as the Top-Rated Stanley Cup Final Game 2 Ever on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 7.

[06/07/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC News Special "Brian Williams Reporting: Journey to Normandy" Ranks #1 in Its Hour in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 6.

[06/07/14 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Top Demos, Viewers Respectively
"20/20" and "Dateline NBC" lead said networks last night.

[06/06/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 6
Updates include: Yaya DaCosta cast as Whitney Houston in Lifetime biopic; Pedro Pascal to star in Netflix's "Narcos"; and Amazon greenlights a pair of comedy pilots.

[06/06/14 - 03:38 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Overshadow the Competition
Plus: numbers for History's "American Restoration," CMT's "Party Down South" and Investigation Discovery's "Dates from Hell."

[06/06/14 - 12:31 PM]
CMT's "Party Down South" Premieres to Series High with Season Two Debut
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 09:32 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Proudly Presents "Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games"
The special - airing Monday, June 30 at 7:00/6:00c - is hosted by Mike Hill and Molly McGrath.

[06/06/14 - 09:30 AM]
OWN to Simulcast Dr. Maya Angelou's Memorial Service This Saturday, June 7 at 10 AM ET
The memorial service will also be available to view on Oprah.com at www.Oprah.com/MayaAngelou.

[06/06/14 - 09:08 AM]
Video: First Look at truTV's New Car-Design Competition Series "Motor City Masters," Premiering June 24
Watch the challenge competitors meet one another and show off their credentials.

[06/06/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Is Up Versus NBC's Average in the Time Period Last Summer by 40% in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates with Game 1 of the NBA Finals
CBS, FOX and NBC then all share a distant second place among adults 18-49.

[06/06/14 - 07:59 AM]
August Debuts Confirmed for Katt Williams Special and Chris Lilley Series
The latter's "Jonah from Tonga" launches with back-to-back episodes on Friday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/06/14 - 07:55 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Is Thursday's #1 Late-Night Talk Show, Beating an Original "Fallon" for the First Time
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 07:16 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Game One Delivers Strong 10.4 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for ABC on Thursday, June 5.

[06/05/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 5
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto boards "The Returned" at A&E; Diane Farr cast in ABC Family's "Stitchers"; and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman return for HBO's "The Comeback" revival.

[06/05/14 - 04:40 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals Wins Demo Race
Plus: numbers for TV Land's "Jennifer Falls," Bravo's "Untying the Knot" and Discovery's "Kodiak."

[06/05/14 - 03:33 PM]
TV Land Celebrates Ann B. Davis from "The Brady Bunch"
The marathon features some of the most memorable moments with Alice and the Brady family.

[06/05/14 - 03:27 PM]
OWN Announces Cast for New Drama Series "If Loving You Is Wrong" from Tyler Perry
The series (formerly "Single Mom's Club"), premiering September 2014, follows the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street.

[06/05/14 - 03:20 PM]
OWN's Tyler Perry Comedy "Love Thy Neighbor" Returns with All-New Episodes on Wednesday, June 25 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
As the new summer premiere episodes unfold, Linda struggles with her feelings for Will and her growing attraction for Phillip.

[06/05/14 - 02:02 PM]
"CMT Music Awards" Celebrates Second Most Watched Telecast in Franchise History, Finds Growth Across Screens
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/14 - 02:00 PM]
Investigation Discovery Turns Back the Clock to 1994 to Let Viewers Experience the Trial that Still Grips America Today - The OJ Simpson Murder Trial
Highlights include the world premiere documentary "OJ: Trial of the Century" on Thursday, June 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/05/14 - 02:00 PM]
ABC Slides "Black Box" to 8:00/7:00c on Thursdays
Plus: "Rookie Blue" to now return with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, June 19.

[06/05/14 - 12:57 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Becomes the Most Popular Series in HBO History
Episodes of the show, which debut Sunday nights, have an average gross audience of 18.4 million viewers, surpassing the previous record set by the 2002 season of "The Sopranos."

[06/05/14 - 12:53 PM]
International Superstar Rihanna to Be Honored with "Most Desirable Woman" at Spike TV's "Guys Choice"
Keanu Reeves, Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Aaron Paul, Jessica Alba, Jaime King, Rosario Dawson, Kit Harington, Olivia Munn, Lauren Cohan, Damon Wayans Jr., Jake Johnson, Rob Riggle, and Cheech & Chong have all been tapped as presenters.

[06/05/14 - 12:46 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Has 2014 FIFA World Cup Covered
For 30 days, all eyes are fixed on Brazil and FOX Sports 1 has the personnel and programming to cover it all.

[06/05/14 - 11:30 AM]
The CW Network Teams with Litton Entertainment on New Five-Hour Saturday Morning Block, "One Magnificent Morning," Premiering This Fall
The block will debut Saturday, October 4 (7:00am-12:00pm, local time) on CW stations across the country.

[06/05/14 - 11:08 AM]
The "Tonight Show" Generates Its Top-Rated Encore Week in Three Years; Fallon, Meyers Dominate Week of May 26-30
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 26-30.

[06/05/14 - 11:02 AM]
WE tv and The Paley Center for Media Present "On the Beat: The Evolution of the Crime Drama Heroine"
Angie Dickinson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Emily Deschanel, Marin Ireland, Tony Goldwyn, Poppy Montgomery, Holly Robinson Peete and Marg Helgenberger are among the participants.

[06/05/14 - 10:46 AM]
"NY Med" Now Premieres Thursday, June 26 at 10:00 PM/ET on ABC
The eight-part series was previously slated to roll out on Tuesday, June 24.

[06/05/14 - 10:32 AM]
MTV Turns Network Over to Global Superstars Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran
To kick off the fun, the network will showcase fan-choreographed routines to Ariana's chart-topping song, "Problem," throughout airings of favorite dance flicks including "Stomp The Yard," beginning Saturday, June 7.

[06/05/14 - 10:22 AM]
Teens Head Into the Kitchen to Compete in Special "Chopped" Teen Tournament
In this special, five-part stunt, sixteen culinary whiz kids are aiming for perfect appetizers, entrées, and desserts, as they navigate through three rounds.

[06/05/14 - 10:06 AM]
truTV's "Motor City Masters" Heading to Pocono Raceway June 7-8 With Immersive Car-Design Installation
In addition to the "Motor City Masters" installation, truTV will be touted during sister network TNT's coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

[06/05/14 - 10:03 AM]
Step by Step, TVGN Fires Up Fans of New Kids on the Block as Production Begins on the New Original Reality Series "Rock This Boat"
The series will follow die-hard fans of the band - also known as "blockheads" - and their personal journeys on-board a five-day cruise as they live out their boy band fantasies.

[06/05/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert and Lionel Richie to Perform on NBC's Annual "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular"
Hosted by "America's Got Talent's" Nick Cannon, the show will air Friday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an encore presentation at 10 p.m. highlighting the second hour of the special.

[06/05/14 - 10:01 AM]
Additional Presenters and Performers Announced for "The 68th Annual Tony Awards(R)," Sunday, June 8 on CBS
Orlando Bloom, Barrett Foa, Jonathan Groff, Jennifer Hudson, T.I., LL COOL J, Samuel L. Jackson, Judith Light, Rosie O'Donnell and Patrick Wilson are the latest on tap.

[06/05/14 - 10:00 AM]
VH1 + Republic Records Announce 24 Finalists for "Make a Band Famous"
The unprecedented event, hosted by The All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter, will be livestreamed from Brooklyn, New York starting June 11 at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

[06/05/14 - 09:43 AM]
WWE(R) Legend Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart and Daughter, WWE Diva Natalya(TM), Join The Hub Network for Father's Day
Kids can spend quality time with their fathers watching entertaining, action-packed movies on Sunday, June 15 (3-10 p.m. ET) on the Hub Network.

[06/05/14 - 09:30 AM]
TLC Starts Production on New Season of "Breaking Amish"
The network has ordered ten hour-long episodes, slated to premiere in October 2014.

[06/05/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Open on Top for NBC
FOX then snagged the silver with its summer mainstay "So You Think You Can Dance."

[06/05/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Grows to Its Best Numbers in More Than 1-Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/14 - 08:20 AM]
First Rangers-Kings Game Is NBC's Second-Most Watched Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/14 - 08:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Grows Its Content Family with 13-Episode Order of "The Loud House," The First Series to Be Greenlit Out of Its 2013 Animated Shorts Program
The series will follow 11-year-old Lincoln as he gives an inside look at what it takes to survive in the bedlam of a large family, especially as the only boy with 10 sisters.

[06/05/14 - 07:27 AM]
Linkin Park to Headline First-Ever "mtvU Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fan Fest" on July 24 at Comic-Con San Diego
The "mtvU Fandom Awards" is the ultimate celebration for diehard fanboys and fangirls to honor their favorite shows and movies of the past year.

[06/05/14 - 06:05 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks' Reign Over Holiday Continues with the Largest Expansion of Christmas Programming on Television!
"Christmas Keepsake" is a 24/7 holiday programming stunt featuring the network's most beloved holiday titles and viewer favorites.

[06/05/14 - 04:49 AM]
ESPN at the 114th U.S. Open
ESPN will surround the 114th edition of golf's national championship with extensive multiplatform offerings June 10-16 from North Carolina's Pinehurst No. 2.

[06/04/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 4
Updates include: Disney Channel orders pilot for "Growing Up and Down"; Philipp Meyer's "The Son" set up at AMC; and Darren Aronofsky brings "MaddAddam" to HBO.

[06/04/14 - 07:36 PM]
Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields Reunite in "For Better or For Worse" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere July 19
Antonio Cupo, Edward Ruttle and Alicia Josipovic also star in the project, based on the novel by Diann Hunt.

[06/04/14 - 03:30 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" #1 on Cable on Tuesday Among Both Persons and Men for Seven Consecutive Weeks
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 3.







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[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
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"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
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One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride.

[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
"Love Is ___" Series Regular Casting
They'll join the previously announced Michele Weaver as the female lead Nuri and Will Catlett as male lead Yasir.

[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Schedules Three-Hour "Billboard Music Awards" to Air Live Coast to Coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The network acquired the rights to the "Billboard Music Awards" in a new multi-year deal signed in November.

[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.