[friday, february 12, 2010]    
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[02/12/10 - 06:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 12
Updates include: Beau Garrett completes the "Criminal Minds" spin-off cast; Amaury Nolasco signs up for the "Chase" at NBC; and Stephen Martines to recur on The CW's "Vampire Diaries."

[02/12/10 - 12:55 PM]
ABC and Harpo Productions Announce the Return of "The Oprah Winfrey Oscar(R) Special," Wednesday, March 3
The Alphabet confirms the primetime special, which will air in the week leading up to the Academy Awards.

[02/12/10 - 12:49 PM]
Alien Invasion Threatens America, and Florida Is the First to Fall in Animal Planet's Killer Aliens
The two-hour special airs Sunday, March 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/12/10 - 11:43 AM]
Survivor Posts Largest Audience Since 2007
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 11.

[02/12/10 - 11:21 AM]
ABC Grows Its Thursday Audience and Is No. 1 in Adults 18-34 for the 6th Time in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 11.

[02/12/10 - 11:03 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "How to Make It in America" (HBO)

[02/12/10 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Hopes Specials Give March a Boost
"Before They Were Famous," "The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special" and "Inside The Bachelor: The Stories Behind the Rose" are all due next month.

[02/12/10 - 08:19 AM]
BBC America Acquires New Seasons of Being Human
The show's second season will premiere in late summer with the third season following shortly.

[02/12/10 - 07:28 AM]
A&E's "Billy the Exterminator" Returns for an All-New Season
The series, previously titled "The Exterminators," returns Wednesday, March 10 at 10:30/9:30c.

[02/12/10 - 12:32 AM]
Interview: "The Amazing Race" Host Phil Keoghan

[02/11/10 - 06:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 11
Updates include: ABC renews "Shaq Vs."; CBS adds another comedy pilot; and more than a dozen casting tidbits.

[02/11/10 - 03:15 PM]
ABC.com Is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site for January 2010
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of January.

[02/11/10 - 02:16 PM]
The New Adventures of Old Christine Attracts Its Largest Wednesday Audience
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 10.

[02/11/10 - 12:31 PM]
ABC.com Offers the Season Premiere of "Lost" with Special Expert Commentary from the Series' 'DR. Arzt', Actor Daniel Roebuck
ABC.com saw more than 580,000 episode starts of the premiere on the site.

[02/11/10 - 12:02 PM]
Award-Winning Television Executive Stephen Reverand Joins Discovery Channel as Svp of Development and Production for Specials and Events
"Stephen is one of the best non-fiction production executives in the business," said Discovery's Clark Bunting.

[02/11/10 - 10:56 AM]
ABC's Replay "A Charlie Brown Valentine" Posts Its Best Numbers in 8 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 10.

[02/11/10 - 10:50 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Hits Season Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 1-5.

[02/11/10 - 10:15 AM]
Late Show with David Letterman Delivers Its Largest Audience Since Premiere Week
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 1-5.

[02/11/10 - 09:37 AM]
Thq and Syfy Enter Into Strategic Alliance to Create and Publish Original Content Across All Major Media Platforms Inspired by Both Thq's Award-Winning Gaming Franchises and Jointly Developed New Intellectual Properties
The first property in the strategic alliance will be the critically acclaimed de Blob(R) franchise.

[02/11/10 - 09:36 AM]
Syfy and Worldwide Biggies Join Forces to Launch Innovative Transmedia Property DR. What
"Dr. What" will be featured in six action-packed animated shorts premiering on the network and Syfy.com.

[02/11/10 - 09:22 AM]
Ion Television Inks Multi Deals to Acquire Feature Film and Television Series
Among the acquisitions: crime drama "Shark" and the reality series "Texas Justice."

[02/11/10 - 09:02 AM]
MTV Hits Hollywood with a Double Dose of Movies and Music as the 2010 'MTV Movie Awards' and 'MTV Video Music Awards' Air Live from Los Angeles
The former will air Sunday, June 6 while the latter is set for Sunday, September 12.

[02/11/10 - 08:46 AM]
Andrea Bowen and Greg Evigan Set to Star in 'After the Fall,' a Hallmark Movie Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Alicia Ziegler, Fiona Dourif and Rick Malambri also star in the project, due later this year.

[02/11/10 - 07:40 AM]
Bravo Goes Behind the Lens of Celebrity Photography Duo Markus Klinko and Indrani in New Docu-Series "Double Exposure"
The newcomer, due on Monday, April 5, replaces the previously announced launch of "9 by Design."

[02/11/10 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "The Sarah Silverman Program" Star Sarah Silverman

[02/10/10 - 09:02 PM]
Walmart and Procter & Gamble Collaborate to Provide Family-Friendly TV Programming
The "Family Moments" campaign will kick off with NBC's presentation of "Secrets of The Mountain" on April 16.

[02/10/10 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 10
Updates include: TBS adds two pilots; "FlashForward" names new showrunners; and the usual mix of casting news.

[02/10/10 - 03:50 PM]
Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs and Howe & Howe Tech Are a Winning Combination on Tuesday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 9.

[02/10/10 - 12:35 PM]
Warner BroS. Domestic Television Distribution Renews the Ellen Degeneres Show on the NBC Local Media Television Stations in Multiyear Deal
The syndicated talk show is now a go through the end of the 2013-2014 television season.

[02/10/10 - 11:14 AM]
Statement by Thom Beers, Ceo and Executive Producer, Original Productions on the Passing of Captain Phil Harris
"Captain Phil Harris was one of the cornerstones of DEADLIEST CATCH since the series premiered," said Beers.

[02/10/10 - 11:04 AM]
NBC.com Is #1 Website Among Competitive Broadcast Networks for 2009
NBC spins the digital numbers for 2009.

[02/10/10 - 10:25 AM]
Video: "Melrose Place" and "90210" Will Be Back with All New Episodes on Tuesday, March 9!
The netlet offers up trailers for the return of both series.

[02/10/10 - 09:43 AM]
Strong Night for CBS's Freshman Dramas
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 9.

[02/10/10 - 09:32 AM]
TV Land Sentences Viewers to Courtroom Drama and Laughter When "Boston Legal" Joins the TV Land Prime Line-Up on February 15th
The President's Day marathon will air from 12pm - 12am ET/PT.

[02/10/10 - 08:43 AM]
Nickelodeon Gives Icarly Fans More Laughs with Never-Before-Seen Director's Cut of the Record-Setting "Isaved Your Life" Premiering Friday, FeB. 12, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Said encore will be followed by the premiere of "Big Time Mansion."

[02/10/10 - 08:38 AM]
For the 2nd Straight Week, Lost Is Tuesday's #1 Scripted Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 9.

[02/10/10 - 07:38 AM]
Gene Simmons Family Jewels Returns to A&E for an All-New Season
Season five, which will feature its 100th episode, premieres Sunday, March 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/10/10 - 07:08 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" Returns with a Whole New LineuP.and Some Familiar Faces Wednesday, April 7 at 11 Pm
Guest judges this season include Mekhi Phifer, Matt Groening, Hank Azaria, Andrew Zimmern, the cast of "Modern Family," Jason Lezak , Lynne Curtin, Alexis Bellino and Tamra Barney.

[02/09/10 - 08:00 PM]
Discovery Channel Mourns the Loss of Captain Phil Harris
"He was more than someone on our television screen," the network says in a statement.

[02/09/10 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 9
Updates include: pilots land directors; Jennifer Finnigan joins Joanna Garcia on an ABC comedy pilot; and Billy Ray is tapped to pen "24's" feature incarnation.

[02/09/10 - 02:03 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of FeB. 1-7
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 1-7.

[02/09/10 - 01:02 PM]
Investigation Discovery Reveals the Truth Behind the Tragedy with True Crime with Aphrodite Jones
The newcomer launches Thursday, March 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/09/10 - 12:48 PM]
Sundance Channel Has Design in Mind for 2011 Development Slate
Plus: the network orders a second season of "Brick City."

[02/09/10 - 12:45 PM]
Sundance Channel Announces Original Scripted Strategy and 2010 Programming Slate
New seasons of "The Lazy Environmentalist," "Man Shops Globe," "Iconoclasts" and "The Day Before" are on tap for later this year.

[02/09/10 - 12:44 PM]
History Continues to Draw Viewers with Monday Night Powerhouse Line-Up
History spins the numbers for Monday, February 8.

[02/09/10 - 12:43 PM]
Gabrielle Anwar and Craig Sheffer Star in 'Lies Between Friends' a Hallmark Channel in Hd Original Movie Premiering April 10
The pair topline the project about "what happens when the lies friends tell to protect each other are revealed."

[02/09/10 - 12:30 PM]
G4 Presents a Romance Free Valentine's Day with 13 Hours of "Cheaters" and an All-New Special Exploring the 2010 Adult Entertainment Expo
The anti-Valentine's day extravaganza kicks off at 9:00 AM ET/PT on Sunday, February 14.

[02/09/10 - 12:27 PM]
Animal Planet Goes Hook, Line and Sinker with Matt Watson, "Madman of the Sea"
As previously reported, the newcomer will launch Tuesday, March 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/09/10 - 12:04 PM]
CBS's Super Sunday=super Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 1-7.

[02/09/10 - 11:23 AM]
Super Bowl Can't Topple FOX's Season High!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 1-7.

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[10/26/16 - 03:23 PM]
Lifetime Partners with "The View" for Primetime Event Program, "The View Live Election Special"
The special will feature "The View's" co-hosts from their set with a live studio audience, election-themed Hot Topics, interactive election activities and up-to-the-minute results from key battleground states.

[10/26/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform Says Farewell to "Pretty Little Liars" with an Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All Following the Series Finale
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show.

[10/26/16 - 01:31 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster and New "Presidential" Teaser for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Special
On election night, Colbert will be reacting in real-time to the election results as the state by state returns come in, making it the perfect election night destination for people who want to see all the latest news, without actually having to watch the news.

[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.

[10/26/16 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
New this holiday season, The CW will broadcast an original holiday special, "Terry Crews Saves Christmas," for five hour-long episodes across four consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, December 20.

[10/26/16 - 10:09 AM]
WGN America's Hit Supernatural Thriller "Salem" Returns Halloween Week Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, the network released a riveting new trailer featuring a gruesome twist on "Cats Cradle."

[10/26/16 - 09:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage is up more than 17% among adults 18-49 from last year.

[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."