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[12/21/10 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 21
Updates include: "Life's" Damian Lewis to join Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin on Showtime's "Homeland" pilot.

[12/21/10 - 05:40 PM]
CBS Announces Mid-Season Additions and Time Period Moves
Upcoming launches include "Chaos" (April 1), "Mad Love" (February 21) and "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" (February 16).

[12/21/10 - 03:24 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Wins the Night: Bears-Vikings Game Scores 11.6 Rating and 17.1 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 20.

[12/21/10 - 01:35 PM]
...On the Series Finale of "Medium," Friday, Jan. 21
CBS details the show's final episode, written by Craig Sweeny, Robert Doherty & Glenn Gordon Caron (SPOILERS!).

[12/21/10 - 01:34 PM]
"Survivor: Redemption Island," The 22nd Edition of Television's Longest-Running Reality Competition Series, Premieres Wednesday, Feb. 16, 8:00-9:00 PM
CBS formally announces the show's return date.

[12/21/10 - 01:13 PM]
Video: "Southland" - Season Three Preview
The new season premieres Tuesday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c on TNT.

[12/21/10 - 01:12 PM]
"Young Justice" Series Premiere Friday, January 7 at 7pm (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network!
The new animated series features Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis.

[12/21/10 - 12:42 PM]
NBC.com Offers Fans an Opportunity to Catch-Up With Full Season-to-Date Episodes of Many of Its Most Popular Series for the Holidays
Plus: "The Event" offering will also include a never-before-seen deleted scenes and commentary from show creator Nick Wauters.

[12/21/10 - 12:19 PM]
MTV Ends 2010 With Biggest Ratings Gain in a Decade
MTV spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/21/10 - 11:43 AM]
TLC Airs All-New Documentary "Willima, Kate and 8 Royal Weddings" on Sunday, January 9 at 10 PM ET/PT
The documentary "captures the beauty, pageantry, and even intimacy of all the Royal weddings since Queen Elizabeth married Prince Philip in 1947."

[12/21/10 - 11:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel Is Once Again the Top Destination for Holiday Programming, Ranking #1 on Saturday Nights
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, December 18.

[12/21/10 - 10:52 AM]
FX Sets Return Date for Season Two of "Justified"
The show's sophomore season kicks off Wednesday, February 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/21/10 - 10:44 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 13-19 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 13-19.

[12/21/10 - 10:26 AM]
CBS Wins in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the 12th Time in 13 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 13-19.

[12/21/10 - 10:22 AM]
ABC's "Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to You" Delivers Big Week-to-Week Time Period Gains
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 13-19.

[12/21/10 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Family Stands as Cable's No. 1 Network in Prime for the 3rd Consecutive Week Among Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 13-19.

[12/21/10 - 09:45 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Gayle King and Robin Meade to Moderate "Ask Oprah's All Stars"
The four two-hour primetime specials also feature Dr. Phil McGraw, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Suze Orman.

[12/21/10 - 09:41 AM]
Ex-Cons Return to the Kitchen as Planet Green Serves Up a Second Season of "Conviction Kitchen"
The new season rolls out Friday, January 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/21/10 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Draws 18.7 Million Viewers - Its Largest Audience in Over Two Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 19.

[12/21/10 - 08:57 AM]
Opulent City Residences Take Center Stage in New Season of "Selling New York"
The HGTV series returns Thursday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c following a sneak preview on New Year's Day.

[12/21/10 - 08:48 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sing-Off" Finale Leads NBC to Victory
Said swan song however hits season lows among adults 18-49 for its Monday broadcasts.

[12/21/10 - 08:48 AM]
Oxygen Media Teams Up with Pop Sensation Kimberly Cole for Network's First Ever Co-Branded Album to Be Released on iTunes December 21
The album, titled "Bad Girls Club," will feature songs from the upcoming season of the popular series.

[12/21/10 - 08:45 AM]
Bravo Counts Down the Best in Reality TV and Rings in 2011 in the "Watch What Happens: Live" Clubhouse
The network further details its upcoming specials "Shep and Tiffany Watch TV: The Best of 2010" and "Watch What Happens Live: Andy's New Year's Eve Party."

[12/21/10 - 08:15 AM]
"World's Oldest Conjoined Twins Move Home" Premieres Wednesday, December 22 at 8/7c on TLC
Plus: check out the trailer for the special, featuring Ronnie and Donnie Gaylon.

[12/21/10 - 08:01 AM]
HBO to Shoot the Broadway Hit "The Pee-Wee Herman Show," Starring Paul Reubens, for An All-New Special Debuting on the Network in 2011
The special will shoot at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre New York this January, immediately following the conclusion of its exclusive Broadway engagement.

[12/21/10 - 06:55 AM]
The Greatest Tank Battles Are Brought to Life in Military Channel's Newest Series, Premiering January 5
"Greatest Tank Battles," a 10-episode series, will air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/21/10 - 06:40 AM]
"New Year's Eve Live" to Feature Special Correspondent Brandy and Performances by Plain White T's and Jabbawockeez Friday, December 31, on FOX
They'll join previously announced performers Travie McCoy and David Archuleta.

[12/21/10 - 06:18 AM]
Video: The Holidays Are Here Early as MTV Gives Fans the Gift of "Jersey Shore" with the New Season Trailer!
Season two resumes Thursday, January 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/20/10 - 11:11 PM]
Exclusive: TLC Books "The Opener" for January 3
The David Adjey-led series will follow "Cake Boss: Next Great Baker."

[12/20/10 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 20
Updates include: Ira Steven Behr to run Syfy's "Alphas"; and Shonda Rhimes lands ABC's first drama pilot order this cycle.

[12/20/10 - 03:00 PM]
"Parenthood," "The Event," "Office," "Outsourced" and "Apprentice" Rank #1 in Their Categories in Biggest DVR Jump
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 29-December 5.

[12/20/10 - 02:10 PM]
"Gold Rush: Alaska" Is #1 Program in All of Television Among Men 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, December 17.

[12/20/10 - 02:09 PM]
Animal Planet's "Confessions: Animal Hoarding" Returns With Ten New Episodes Featuring Situations That Have Spiraled out of Control
The series returns with two "Where Are They Now" specials on Friday, January 7.

[12/20/10 - 01:21 PM]
Fox International Channels' "Single Dads" to Be Released on Hulu.com
"Releasing 'Single Dads' on Hulu is part of our plan to further develop this project into a TV series," said Sharon Tal Yguado.

[12/20/10 - 12:00 PM]
NBC.com Offers Last Minute Holiday Shoppers the Chance to Give the Gift of Laughter
The specially selected items include "The Office: Digital Shorts Collection" on DVD and "30 Rock" Soundtrack Collector's Edition.

[12/20/10 - 11:52 AM]
CBS to Give "CSI: Miami" Earlier Slot
The veteran drama will move to Sundays at 8:00/7:00c for at least three weeks, beginning January 2.

[12/20/10 - 11:43 AM]
Comedy Central February 2011 Programming Highlights
New stand-up specials include "Billy Gardell: Halftime" and "Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room."

[12/20/10 - 10:01 AM]
Finale for "Survivor: Nicaragua" Caps a Winning Season for "Survivor" in Its New Wednesday Time Period
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 19.

[12/20/10 - 09:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Spoils "Survivor" Finale
"Nicaragua's" swan song is down modestly from "Samoa's" finale a year ago.

[12/20/10 - 08:49 AM]
Starz Sets April 1st Premiere Date for "Camelot," A New Take on the Timeless Tale of King Arthur
Joseph Fiennes, Eva Green and Jamie Campbell Bower star in the 10-part series.

[12/20/10 - 08:41 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Packers-Patriots Earns 15.2 Overnight; No. 1 Show on Sunday Night for 15th Straight Week
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 19.

[12/20/10 - 08:40 AM]
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee Listens to Kids Living in Haiti One Year After the Earthquake in "Haiti Rising? Life in the Ruins," Premiering Sunday, Jan. 9
The half-hour special "follows the stories of kids living in Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere even before the earthquake struck."

[12/20/10 - 08:02 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning Iconic Children's Series, "The Electric Company," Sheds a Light on Literacy With Its Third Season Premiering February 7, 2011 on PBS Kids Go!(R)
The modern adaptation of the daily half-hour show comes back with "new original animations, toe-tapping music videos and exciting narrative storylines."

[12/20/10 - 06:25 AM]
CBS Mobile and Ludia Announce "The Amazing Race - The Game," The Official Mobile Game of the Emmy Award-Winning Series
"Our fan base is one of the most loyal and dedicated audiences I've ever seen," said Phil Keoghan.

[12/20/10 - 06:21 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Mainstays Enough for FOX Win
Plus: a new "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 4.9/12 in the metered markets.

[12/20/10 - 06:01 AM]
The 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Announces Maroon 5 as This Year's House Band
This year's event airs live Friday, January 14 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1.

[12/20/10 - 05:01 AM]
HGTV Gives Viewers a First Look at the 2011 HGTV Dream Home on New Year's Day
The spectacular home, nestled beneath the magnificent Mt. Mansfield, is part of a $2 million grand-prize package.

[12/20/10 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "Million Dollar Money Drop" Host Kevin Pollak
FOX's new game show franchise launches tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/18/10 - 09:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Don't Forget The Lyrics" Host Mark McGrath
The game show regular airs weeknights at 7:00/6:00c and 7:30/6:30c on VH1.

[12/18/10 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Sparks NBC Win
A tight race last night featured mostly repeat competition.







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