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[12/23/11 - 11:18 AM]
Time Change for Hallmark Channel Original Movies "Fixing Pete," "A Taste of Romance" and "Cupid"
Said trio, originally set to air at 9:00/8:00c, will now run at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/23/11 - 08:55 AM]
"The X Factor" Key Stats: Ratings & Social Media/Pop Culture Impact
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/23/11 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Goes Out on Top
The show's season finale marks its highest-rated Thursday telecast since October 6.

[12/22/11 - 10:04 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for Season Finale
Find out who took home a $5 million recording contract with Sony Music and an iconic Pepsi commercial.

[12/22/11 - 02:27 PM]
"American Horror Story Ends" Its First Season on a High Note - 3.22 Million Total Viewers Is Tops for Season One
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 21.

[12/22/11 - 02:04 PM]
Emmy-Nominated "Whale Wars" Returns to the Antarctic Battleground for Fifth Season
The series will return in June on Animal Planet with a yet-to-be-determined number of episodes.

[12/22/11 - 01:19 PM]
"Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" Season 3 Premieres Friday, January 6th on TLC
Plus: look for specials "Jig" (January 8), "I Cloned My Pet" (January 11) and "World's Smallest Storm Chasers" (January 15) in the new year.

[12/22/11 - 12:12 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Unwraps Its Biggest Overall Audience Since May
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, December 17.

[12/22/11 - 11:59 AM]
Jay Leno Out-Delivers the Time Period's ABC and CBS Competition in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Other Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 12-16.

[12/22/11 - 11:35 AM]
Tori and Dean Take on a Marie Antoinette Wedding in an Original "Tori and Dean Wedding Special" Airing on Oxygen Tuesday, December 27 at 10 PM ET/PT
The "Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings" installment will air in place of "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood" on said night.

[12/22/11 - 10:01 AM]
Justin Bieber and Carlos Santana to Perform Special Collaboration Live from New York on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012"
Also on tap: Beyoncé, Robin Thicke, The Band Perry, blink-182, Florence + The Machine, Gym Class Heroes, LMFAO, OneRepublic, Nicki Minaj, Taio Cruz and will.i.am.

[12/22/11 - 09:23 AM]
"Nightline" Ranks as the #1 Show in Late-Night Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18-49 Season-to-Date
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 12-16.

[12/22/11 - 08:52 AM]
This January, Head Down South With Discovery Channel's New Louisiana Bayou Based Series "Ragin' Cajuns"
The series, which "takes a trip down the Mississippi deep into the Louisiana Bayou for the start of their 3-month long white shrimp season," premieres Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/22/11 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's Repeat "Modern Family" Tops Fox's "X Factor"-Fueled "Teenage Daughter"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 21.

[12/22/11 - 08:41 AM]
Lifetime Adds "24 Hour Catwalk" Sneak Behind "Project Runway All Stars" Premiere on Thursday, January 5
The newcomer will then roll out as previously announced on Tuesday, January 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/22/11 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "X Factor" Coast to Victory
The network is up big from last year's combination of "Human Target" and "Million Dollar Money Drop."

[12/22/11 - 08:24 AM]
"Aerial America" Lifts Off With New Episodes Beginning Sunday, January 8 on Smithsonian Channel
Plus: look for a 24-hour marathon starting at 6 a.m. on New Year's Day, January 1.

[12/22/11 - 08:00 AM]
Original Hit Logging Series "Ax Men" Returns for 5th Season Sunday, January 8 at 9PM ET on History(R)
Last year's champs, Papac Logging, are back on a remote Alaskan island to defend their title.

[12/22/11 - 06:22 AM]
Style Network's "Jerseylicious," "Big Rich Texas" Back for New Seasons on Sunday, February 19
Plus: "Texas" welcomes three new cast members - party planner DeAynni and her two teenage daughters, Shaye and Amber.

[12/21/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 21
Updates include: Michael Showalter books comedy at FOX; HBO brands Aaron Sorkin drama as "The Newsroom"; and Helen Mirren's voice to turn up on "Glee."

[12/21/11 - 03:09 PM]
Justin Bieber, Leona Lewis, Pitbull, Ne-Yo and Others Will Perform on the Two-Hour Grand Finale of "The X Factor" Thursday, December 22
The two-night finale begins tonight, Wednesday, December 21 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/21/11 - 03:08 PM]
truTV's Hit Series "Hardcore Pawn" Sets Network Record with 2.7 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 20.

[12/21/11 - 01:46 PM]
Showtime(R) Encourages Viewers to Participate in a 5-Day Walk of Shame-Less
Six competing teams of three will take turns walking continuously on a treadmill for 12 straight hours over the course of five days in New York City from January 18 to 22.

[12/21/11 - 12:53 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Adds New Original Primetime Specials to Its January Lineup
Highlights include the return of "Oprah's Master Class" plus "Oprah and the Legendary Cast of 'Roots' 35 Years Later."

[12/21/11 - 11:12 AM]
Video: Final "Spartacus: Vengeance" Trailer - Premieres on Starz Friday, January 27th at 10pm ET
Check out the latest footage from the upcoming season.

[12/21/11 - 10:56 AM]
CBS Presents Television's Year-End Lists of Top Rated Shows in a Variety of Categories
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/21/11 - 10:51 AM]
HBO2 Documentary "In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt's Unfinished Revolution" Debuts Jan. 25
Emmy-winning documentary filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill are behind the project.

[12/21/11 - 10:02 AM]
Ring in the New Year With the First 10 Episodes of "The Lying Game" on Sunday, January 1 from 9AM-7PM on ABC Family
The show's winter season kicks off the following night at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/21/11 - 09:27 AM]
Ricky Gervais Deals Out More Pilkington Punishment with "An Idiot Abroad 2: The Bucket List" on Science
The network's highest rated series ever returns with first of eight new episodes on Saturday, January 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/21/11 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "The Challenge: Battle of The Exes" Trailer - Premieres Wednesday, January 25 at 10/9c on MTV
Said installment marks the 22nd edition of the veteran franchise.

[12/21/11 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Gilly Christmas" Wins Repeat Race for NBC
The 2009 special is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[12/21/11 - 08:05 AM]
USA Network Presents Gwyneth Paltrow, Seth MacFarlane and Jason Wu in One Hour Special "Out of Character With Krista Smith" - Special Premieres on Wednesday, January 11 at 11/10c
Smith, west coast editor of Vanity Fair, "will give viewers exclusive access to their favorite stars like never before."

[12/21/11 - 07:55 AM]
History(R) Marks Historic Best Year Ever
History spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/21/11 - 07:49 AM]
"Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" Season 2 Premieres Tuesday, January 24 at 9PM ET/PT
The 10-episode season "opens with Joan gearing up for yet another plastic surgery routine which Melissa protests."

[12/21/11 - 07:41 AM]
Cheers to 2012 When "Napoleon Dynamite" Joins the Animation Domination(R) Block Sunday, January 15, on FOX
The stars of said lineup share their resolutions for 2012.

[12/21/11 - 07:35 AM]
A&E's Original Monday Night Non-Fiction Series Return for All-New Seasons on January 2, 2012
Emmy-nominated "Hoarders" and Emmy-winning "Intervention" are back for seasons five and 12, respectively.

[12/21/11 - 06:28 AM]
Rodney Carrington Rings in 2012 As Host and "Pawn Stars" Rick Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell Co-Host "American Country New Year's Eve Live," Saturday, December 31, on FOX
The year-end festivities also will feature performances by Eli Young Band and Toby Keith.

[12/20/11 - 10:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 20
Updates include: FOX to pick up actors' options on "Terra Nova"; Steve Jones reportedly to exit "The X Factor"; and NeNe Leakes to guest on FOX's "Glee."

[12/20/11 - 02:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 19.

[12/20/11 - 12:31 PM]
E! Entertainment Special: "Celebrity Slimdowns: Losing The Weight" Premieres January 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Jordin Sparks, Ross Mathews, Jennifer "J-Woww" Farley, Patrick Stump and Kyle Massey all spill their secrets to E!.

[12/20/11 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Remains the Only Network to Post Double-Digit Gains Among Both Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers Versus Last Fall
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/20/11 - 11:54 AM]
NBC Is #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of Dec. 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/20/11 - 11:34 AM]
Some of Hollywood's Biggest Stars to Honor One of the World's Most Beloved Entertainers in the Star-Studded Special "Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl" on Monday, January 16, 8-9:30 P.M. ET, on NBC
Mary Tyler Moore, Hugh Jackman, Jay Leno, Amy Poehler and Carol Burnett plus her "Hot in Cleveland" co-stars are set for the celebration.

[12/20/11 - 11:27 AM]
Star-Studded Lineup Announced for "NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" on December 31
Drake, Jessie J, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green, Megan Hilty, The Roots and Tony Bennett are among those on tap for the annual event.

[12/20/11 - 11:05 AM]
TBS Tops Primetime As Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-34 for the Second Consecutive Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/20/11 - 10:52 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps #1 Rank Across Kid, Boy and Girl 6-11 Demographics in Total Day for the 5th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/20/11 - 10:45 AM]
ABC is Up Year to Year for the 3rd Straight Week on Monday with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/20/11 - 10:37 AM]
ABC Family Ranks as Cable's #1 Network in Prime for the 3rd Straight Week in Women 18-49 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/20/11 - 10:34 AM]
NFL Announcement: Super Bowl Streamed Live in U.S. for First Time
In addition, NFL Mobile only from Verizon will stream the broadcast of NBC's Postseason games, for the first time using a mobile application.

[12/20/11 - 10:13 AM]
HBO Renews "Enlightened," Cancels "Bored to Death," "How To Make It in America" & "Hung"
The Golden Globe-nominated comedy was actually the least-watched of the quartet this season.







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