[thursday, january 07, 2010]    
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[01/07/10 - 06:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 7
Updates include: TBS orders "Uncle Nigel," an hourlong comedy from "Monk's" Andy Breckman.

[01/07/10 - 03:28 PM]
Discovery Channels 'Man VS. Wild' Pulls in Record Ratings on Wednesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 03:12 PM]
Syfy's Ghost Hunters International Sets Series Record as Winter Season Debut Becomes Most-Watched Episode Ever Among Adults 25-54
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 02:36 PM]
Our Little Genius Will Not Air on FOX as Previously Announced
"I recently discovered that there was an issue with how some information was relayed to contestants during the pre-production of 'Our Little Genius.' As a result, I am not comfortable delivering the episodes without re-shooting them," said Mark Burnett.

[01/07/10 - 12:43 PM]
MTV's "The Real World" Returns to 'The Big Easy' as Production Begins on the 24th Season of the Franchise in Early 2010
MTV has ordered 12 episodes and is scheduled to begin production in early 2010.

[01/07/10 - 11:53 AM]
Miami Medical, the New Drama from Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Premieres Friday, April 2 at 10:00 Pm
Plus: "Rules of Engagement" returns on Monday, March 1 while "Accidentally on Purpose" moves to Wednesdays on March 31.

[01/07/10 - 10:36 AM]
People's Choice Awards 2010 Winners in Movies, Television and Music Announced at the First Awards Show of 2010
"House," "Supernatural," "The Big Bang Theory" and "American Idol" were among the TV series winners.

[01/07/10 - 10:33 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Guest Star on "How I Met Your Mother"
Carrie will play Tiffany, "a gorgeous enigma who drives Ted crazy by keeping him on the hook."

[01/07/10 - 10:15 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2009: #20-11

[01/07/10 - 09:50 AM]
BET and Centric Celebrate African American Heritage During Black History Month
Newcomers include "The Family Crews," "The Michael Vick Project" and "Model City."

[01/07/10 - 09:27 AM]
The CW Offers Facebook Fans a Special Preview of First Ten Minutes of New Drama "Life Unexpected" Prior to Series On-Air Debut
This special screening will be offered across all of The CW's Facebook fan pages, including the main CW page and all CW series pages.

[01/07/10 - 09:18 AM]
CBS Is "The People's Choice" on Wednesday
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Comedy Block Is #1 from 8-10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 08:53 AM]
Bravo's Andy Cohen Is Back with a Brand New Season of "Watch What Happens: Live" Premiering January 14 at Midnight ET/PT
Liam Neeson, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Cheyenne Jackson and Ricki Lake are among the show's upcoming guests.

[01/07/10 - 07:54 AM]
Entourage to Premiere on Spike TV Tuesday, January 12th
The series will televise in the 9:00/8:00c hour through October, and will feature two premiere episodes each week.

[01/07/10 - 07:50 AM]
Alec Baldwin, George Clooney, Jane Lynch, Michelle Monaghan, Chris O'Donnell, Anna Paquin, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci Will Present at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
They join previously announced presenter Sandra Bullock in honoring their colleagues at this year's Actors(R) ceremony.

[01/07/10 - 07:00 AM]
USA Network Greenlights New Original Series "Covert Affairs"
Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett and Anne Dudek star in the newcomer.

[01/06/10 - 11:01 PM]
CBS Announces the 20 Former Castaways Who Will Return to Seek Revenge and Redemption on "Survivor: Heroes VS. Villains"
The 20th installment of the Emmy Award-winning series premieres Thursday, February 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/06/10 - 06:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: David Hasselhoff leaves NBC's "Got Talent"; Twentieth clears off-network runs of its animated shows; and Carlos Mencia, Cedric the Entertainer book projects at ABC.

[01/06/10 - 04:18 PM]
ESPN Names Sony Official 3d Sponsor of New ESPN 3d Network
Additionally, Sony will be the exclusive 3D sponsor of the 2011 BCS National Championship Game, 13 regular season college football games, and Summer X Games.

[01/06/10 - 03:54 PM]
Discovery Channel Ranks #1 in Cable for Key Demos Tuesday Night with Howe and Howe Tech and Dirty Jobs
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/06/10 - 03:19 PM]
New YeaR... New Record - Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club" Most Watched Telecast Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/06/10 - 01:11 PM]
Top Gear's All New U.S. Premiere Has the Hosts Off to the Races and Jay Leno Behind the Wheel
Seasons 13 and 14 will air consecutively beginning Monday, January 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/06/10 - 12:44 PM]
Extra Host Mario Lopez to Co-Host the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on USA Network
The annual event airs February 15-16 on the cable channel.

[01/06/10 - 12:42 PM]
The Brutal World of Dog Fighting Is Uncovered in Premiere of Animal Planet Investigates
The one-hour special debuts on Monday, January 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/06/10 - 12:41 PM]
Animal Planet Statement Regarding Sea Shepherd and Whaling Ship's Engagement at Sea
"We're very concerned that all of the players -- on both sides of the 'war' -- should come out of this conflict unharmed," said the network's Marjorie Kaplan.

[01/06/10 - 11:55 AM]
Obama State of the Union May Derail "Lost"
The White House has added February 2 as a potential date for President Obama's first official State of the Union address.

[01/06/10 - 10:40 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2009: #30-21

[01/06/10 - 10:27 AM]
Daniel Tosh's Comedic Affront to the Internet Continues with the Second Season Premiere of Comedy Central's Weekly, Topical Series 'TosH.0'
The new season bows Wednesday, January 13 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/06/10 - 10:14 AM]
Academy Award Nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes to Guest Star on "Legend of the Seeker"
She'll portray "a beautiful and powerful young woman claiming to be the Creator, the living embodiment of a God."

[01/06/10 - 09:23 AM]
Viewers Welcome Back CBS's Tuesday Dramas
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/06/10 - 09:22 AM]
The Cast of "How I Met Your Mother" Celebrates the Show's 100th Episode by Revealing Their Favorite Moments from the Series
The 100th episode airs Monday, January 11.

[01/06/10 - 09:17 AM]
Food Network's Super Chef Battle: An Iron Chef America Event to Get Special Encore Airing on Local Stations
The encore presentations is designed to give Cablevision subscribers a chance to see the installment.

[01/06/10 - 09:16 AM]
BBC America - February Highlights
New import "Survivors" joins the network's Saturday lineup beginning February 13.

[01/06/10 - 06:57 AM]
BBC America Starts 2010 with Best Ever Night and Day
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, January 2.

[01/06/10 - 04:01 AM]
VH1 Rock Docs Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the Longest Running First-Run Syndicated Television Show in History
"Soul Train: The Hippest Trip In America" premieres Friday, February 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/05/10 - 07:19 PM]
Lacey Chabert and Ryan Merriman Star in 'Elevator Girl' a Hallmark Channel Hd Original Movie World Premiere February 13
Patty McCormick, Hedy Burress and Jonathan Bennett also star in the project.

[01/05/10 - 06:58 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 5
Updates include: David Milch has "Luck" at HBO; more casting on FX's "Lights Out"; and FOX, CBS add pilots.

[01/05/10 - 03:16 PM]
The Secret Life of the American Teenager and "Make It Or Break It" Set Records for ABC Family
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 4.

[01/05/10 - 02:46 PM]
Food Network Kicks Off 2010 with Highest-Rated Night Ever!
Food Network spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/05/10 - 01:29 PM]
Oscar Nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Sharon Stone Joins NBC's 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' in Four-Episode Guest-Starring Arc as Prosecutor
"It is obviously a thrill and a delight to have a star of Sharon's wattage and importance joining SVU," said Dick Wolf.

[01/05/10 - 01:10 PM]
NBC Sunday Night Football Draws Record 19.4 Million Viewers for Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/05/10 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of DeC. 28-JaN. 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/05/10 - 01:03 PM]
New VH1 Original Series "Let's Talk About Pep" Premieres Monday, January 11
The newcomer tracks Sandra "Pepa" Denton and three of her closest girlfriends as they try the dating scene again.

[01/05/10 - 12:41 PM]
TV One Premieres "Love That Girl!," New Sitcom Starring Tatyana Ali from Producer of "Martin" and "The Jamie Foxx Show" in a Special Programming Event JaN. 19-21 at 9 PM Et
Also participating as an executive producer of the four-episode, half-hour series is superstar comedian and actor Martin Lawrence.

[01/05/10 - 12:18 PM]
Human Target, "24" Lose NFL Lead-In
CBS will instead get the late game on Sunday, January 17, boosting their lineup for the night.

[01/05/10 - 11:53 AM]
Fantasy Meets Reality on FOX Reality Channel's Newest Original Series "Seducing Cindy"
The eight-episode dating series launches Saturday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/05/10 - 11:32 AM]
60 Minutes Is #4 Makes Top 10 List for Seventh Time in Nine Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/05/10 - 11:31 AM]
CBS Heads Into the New Year #1 in Primetime, Late Night and Daytime
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/05/10 - 11:23 AM]
Primates and Big Cats and Snakes, Oh MY... Animal Planet Explores Cautionary Tales of Love Doomed from the Start
"Fatal Attractions," a three-part series, premieres Sunday, March 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

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[10/13/15 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Television Network Gives Hit New Drama Series "Quantico" a Full Season Order
Season to date, "Quantico" ranks as Sunday's No. 1 scripted broadcast show in Adults 18-49, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 44%.

[10/13/15 - 09:59 AM]
Donald Trump to Host "SNL" on Nov. 7 with Musical Guest Sia
Trump previously hosted "SNL" on April 3, 2004.

[10/13/15 - 09:08 AM]
H.R. Pufnstuf Returns to Kids TV for First Time in Over 45 Years in Sid & Marty Krofft's Preschool Hit "Mutt & Stuff" on Nickelodeon
Featuring H.R. Pufnstuf, Cling and Clang, Freddy the Flute and the Rescue Racer, the special is part of an additional 20 episode order that Nickelodeon has greenlit, bringing the total to 40 for "Mutt & Stuff's" first season.

[10/13/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "Voice," "Blindspot"
Both series hold even with last week among adults 18-49.

[10/13/15 - 08:25 AM]
History Explores the Theory That Adolf Hitler Successfully Escaped from the Bunker in the New Series "Hunting Hitler"
The eight-part series launches premieres Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/15 - 07:00 AM]
Musical Performers Announced for "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Airing Dec. 8
Eight-time Grammy Award(R)-winning artist Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Grammy Award(R)-nominated "The Weeknd" will perform on the annual CBS event.

[10/13/15 - 06:56 AM]
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" Debuts Thursday, October 22 at 10/9c on American Heroes Channel (AHC)
The one-hour documentary looks at the life of Fidel Castro through the eyes of the spies who have observed him for over a half-century.

[10/13/15 - 06:47 AM]
Sundance TV Celebrates the 35th Anniversay of The Shining with Stephen King Thriller Week Beginning on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 8:00pm ET/PT
Said stunt is timed with the highly anticipated season two premiere of SundanceTV's International Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning French drama, "The Returned."

[10/13/15 - 06:00 AM]
Oprah Returns to the "Dr. Phil" Stage for a Rare Interview and to Preview Her New Television Event
They recall unforgettable times from their over 20-year friendship and working relationship, as well as Oprah's life today running her OWN cable network.

[10/13/15 - 03:06 AM]
FOX Sports Adds Eight Live Bundesliga Matches to FOX Broadcast Schedule in 2016
FOX Sports is adding eight live Bundesliga games on the FOX broadcast network on Saturdays in 2016 from January 30 to the season's final day on May 14.

[10/12/15 - 05:39 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New, Visually Striking "The X-Files" Promo
Said promo aired during tonight's episode of "Gotham."

[10/12/15 - 03:20 PM]
"American Horror Story: Hotel" Premiere Delivers 12.17 Million Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/12/15 - 02:47 PM]
With 14-Day Multi-Platform Viewing, The Premiere Epsiode of "Limitless" Increases to More Than 17.6 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[10/12/15 - 01:48 PM]
Modern-Day Medicine Woman Knows No Boundaries When Caring for the Animals of the Last Frontier on Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet"
The eight-episode series premieres on Saturday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/12/15 - 01:17 PM]
Adrien Brody and Lorraine Bracco to Guest Star on New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Dice"
Brody will guest star in one episode playing himself, while Bracco will guest star in two episodes as Toni, a Vegas overlord who owns series star Andrew Dice Clay's gambling debts.