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[01/22/10 - 06:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 22
Updates include: FOX adds four pilots; NBC orders two of its own; and Mark Pellegrino, Titus Welliver to return to ABC's "Lost."

[01/22/10 - 05:16 PM]
FOX Moves Up "Past Life" Launch
The midseason drama will now launch Tuesday, February 9 at 9:00/8:00c following "American Idol."

[01/22/10 - 05:14 PM]
Comedy Central March Programming Highlights
Season 14 of "South Park," due on Wednesday, March 17, will lead into newcomer "Ugly Americans."

[01/22/10 - 01:21 PM]
NBC Late-Night Results for the Week of JaN. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 11-15.

[01/22/10 - 12:38 PM]
'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' Supported by Greatest Digital Distribution and Support of Any Televised Fundraising Event in History
iTunes(R), YouTube, Hulu, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo!, AOL and Microsoft are among the platforms assisting with the event.

[01/22/10 - 12:10 PM]
Nightline Bests "The Tonight Show" for 30th Consecutive Week in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 11-15.

[01/22/10 - 09:59 AM]
CBS's "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" Delivers Largest Audience Since Premiere Week
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 11-15.

[01/22/10 - 09:51 AM]
Rebroadcasts of "The Big Bang Theory" Top the Competitions First-Run Comedies
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/22/10 - 09:15 AM]
'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' Announces Superstar Lineup of Operators Standing By
More than 100 of the biggest names in film, television, and music will be working the phones and taking donations from Los Angeles during tonight's broadcast.

[01/22/10 - 08:55 AM]
Christina Applegate, Simon Baker, Benjamin Bratt, Morgan Freeman and Kate Hudson Will Present at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren, Mo'Nique, Gabourey Sidibe and Christoph Waltz are also set to present during tomorrow's ceremony.

[01/22/10 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Thursday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/22/10 - 08:41 AM]
BBC America Has the Exclusive U.S. Premiere on the British Academy Film Awards
The special airs Sunday, February 21 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/22/10 - 08:00 AM]
Interview: "Ax Men" Executive Producer Michael Stiller

[01/22/10 - 07:18 AM]
Snl Returns with Back-To-Back Shows
Jon Hamm and Michael Bublé are set for January 30 while Ashton Kutcher and Them Crooked Vultures are booked for February 6.

[01/22/10 - 05:24 AM]
Clinton Kelly to Host 'Miss America: Behind the Curtain' on Tlc
Clinton also returns as special correspondent to the MISS AMERICA PAGEANT when it airs Saturday, January 30.

[01/21/10 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 21
Updates include: ABC greenlights two pilots; Madchen Amick to recur on "CSI: NY"; and Rob Lowe to depart ABC's "Brothers & Sisters."

[01/21/10 - 02:49 PM]
High School Reunion Posts Double-Digit Jumps Over Last Week's Season Premiere
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 20.

[01/21/10 - 02:47 PM]
Food Network, HGTV Return to Cablevision
"We'd like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding as we worked with Scripps to reach an agreement that is fair," said John Bickham.

[01/21/10 - 02:32 PM]
USA Premieres White Collar on Tuesday Nights to Record Demos and a Younger Audience
USA spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 19.

[01/21/10 - 02:27 PM]
Showtime Sports(R) Announces 'Inside Nascar' Talent: Chris Myers, Randy Pemberton, Brad Daugherty, Michael Waltrip
The series will launch Wednesday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/21/10 - 02:02 PM]
Tell All the PeoplE... the Music of Legendary Rock Group the Doors Will Play Exclusively Throughout the Episode of "Cold Case" on Sunday, FeB. 21
The featured songs will be "Light My Fire," "Waiting for the Sun," "Love Her Madly," "Wild Child," "Riders on the Storm," "Moonlight Drive" and "People Are Strange."

[01/21/10 - 01:18 PM]
TNT Aggressively Expands Original Programming Slate by Greenlighting Three New Original Series
TNT has ordered 10 episodes of each of the series, with plans to have DELTA BLUES and RIZZOLI & ISLES premiere in 2010 and the untitled alien-invasion series debut in 2011.

[01/21/10 - 12:04 PM]
Multi-Talented Actor, Comedian, Radio Personality and Best-Selling Author Steve Harvey Named New Host of "Family Feud"
The long-running game show begins its 12th season this fall.

[01/21/10 - 11:14 AM]
Kimora Lee Simmons Is Back for a New Season of "Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane" Premiering March 21 on the Style Network
Plus: look for "Kimora's Home Movies: Baby Kenzo's Birth," a stand-alone special, on Sunday, February 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/21/10 - 11:08 AM]
Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Delivers Series' Highest Rated Premiere Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 19.

[01/21/10 - 11:04 AM]
A&E Network and Bio Channel Present "Private Sessions: Songs for Haiti" Sunday, January 24 from 8-10am ET/PT
Host Lynn Hoffman will revisit the series' best performances highlighted by new messages from guests Barry Manilow, Dee Snider, Annie Lenox and more.

[01/21/10 - 11:03 AM]
FOX Reality Channel's Most Successful Original Franchise Solitary Returns with an All New Season of Solitary V4.0
The cable channel confirms the show's return date as Saturday, January 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/21/10 - 10:09 AM]
Oxygen Takes Hit Series "Bad Girls Club" to Miami for Fifth Season
The series is "currently casting for the new season and looking for some local flavor, holding a casting call in Miami, Saturday, January 23."

[01/21/10 - 09:20 AM]
'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' Adds New Musical Performances and Celebrity Participants to Superstar Lineup
Newly added performers are Beyonce in London, Madonna in New York City, and Haitian artist Emeline Michel in Los Angeles.

[01/21/10 - 09:20 AM]
Criminals Minds Posts Largest Audience and Highest Key Demo Ratings Since Its Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 20.

[01/21/10 - 09:10 AM]
Modern Family and Cougar Town Post Best Results Since September
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 20.

[01/21/10 - 08:35 AM]
BBC America to Broadcast Live Six Nations Rugby Championship
BBC AMERICA's first match will be from London, where England faces off against Wales, on Saturday, February 6.

[01/21/10 - 08:32 AM]
NBC Announces That Jay Leno Will Return to Host 'The Tonight Show' from 11:35 P.M.-12:35 A.M. (ET) Beginning March 1
Plus: "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" will continue to be broadcast from 12:35-1:35 a.m. (ET).

[01/21/10 - 08:21 AM]
Statement from NBC and Conan O'Brien
O'Brien will make his final appearance as host of "The Tonight Show" on January 22.

[01/21/10 - 08:20 AM]
CBS Announces the 11 Teams Racing in the Emmy Award-Winning Series, "The Amazing Race," Premiering February 14
Season 16 features teams from all walks of life, including "couples, parents, siblings, friends, models, lawyers, detectives and even cowboys."

[01/21/10 - 07:44 AM]
Robot Chicken Gets Unprecedented Two-Season Pick-Up
The 40-episode pick-up will cover seasons five and six.

[01/21/10 - 06:52 AM]
Big Mountain Skiing and a Boy's Coming of Age Meet at the Edge of Never Premiering Friday, February 5 at 8 PM (ET/PT) on Showtime
The film is "an exhilarating skiing documentary with breathtaking action footage blended with a touching story of a boy's rite of passage."

[01/21/10 - 06:14 AM]
Plant Green to Debut World Television Premiere of Film What's on Your Plate?
The project will air on Saturday, February 6 at 10:00/9:00c as part of the network's REEL IMPACT weekly documentary strand.

[01/21/10 - 05:09 AM]
R&b Superstar Omarion Heats Up Thursday Nights on MTV as the Network Names Him the New Judge of Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew
He'll replace Shane Sparks on the new season, due Thursday, January 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/20/10 - 10:01 PM]
Roddenberry Productions in Development with Imagine Entertainment on Classic Gene Roddenberry Pilot 'The Questor Tapes'
Tim Minear is in talks to pen the pilot, about "an android with incomplete memory tapes who searches for his creator and his purpose."

[01/20/10 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 20
Updates include: ABC adds three drama pilots; Carter MacIntyre joins NBC's "Undercovers"; and FOX orders "Strange Brew" from David Kohan and Max Mutchnick.

[01/20/10 - 02:13 PM]
NBC Extends Scripted Series, Confirms Orders
"Trauma," "Law & Order," "Parks & Recreation," "Community" and "Law & Order: SVU" have each been asked for two to four additional episodes.

[01/20/10 - 01:53 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of JaN. 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 11-17.

[01/20/10 - 01:17 PM]
A&E Greenlights David Hasselhoff Real-Life Docu-Series
The series, slated for 2010, will "take a behind-the-scenes look into the life of 'The Hoff' focusing on his multiple entertainment and business endeavors."

[01/20/10 - 01:12 PM]
Syfy Original Movie House of Bones, Starring Charisma Carpenter, Lifts Channel to #1 in Prime Among Adults 25-54 on Saturday, January 16
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 16.

[01/20/10 - 01:00 PM]
Spring Schedule for ESPN Films' Acclaimed '30 for 30' Series Announced
Also: "Run Ricky Run," Sean Pamphilon's "intimate portrait of embattled football player Ricky Williams' hiatus from football," has been added to the roster.

[01/20/10 - 12:29 PM]
Legendary R&b Singer Jill Scott to Star in Lifetime Movie Network's Sins of the Mother
The adaptation of Carleen Brice's novel will premiere Sunday, February 21 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/20/10 - 12:16 PM]
60 Minutes Makes Top 10 for Eighth Time in 11 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/20/10 - 12:08 PM]
AMC Orders Two Pilots, Building on Network's Original Programming Strategy
"The Killing" and "The Walking Dead" are the fourth and fifth drama pilot orders from the network to date.

[01/20/10 - 11:25 AM]
FOX Kicks Off a Mighty Midseason!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 11-17.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.