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[01/13/11 - 07:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 13
Updates include: ABC greenlights two new pilots; Jerry Rice, Carson Daly to host NBC projects; and Robert Wagner to return "Charlie's Angels" at ABC.

[01/13/11 - 05:18 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "House of Payne" Leads TBS Charge
Four of the five most-watched programs last night came from the cable channel.

[01/13/11 - 04:24 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Expands "Idol" on January 26, Bumps "Human Target" to January 31
Plus: look for a one-hour "Family Guy" on Sunday, February 27.

[01/13/11 - 04:04 PM]
Syfy Announces New Reality Show "School Spirits" With Executive Producers Mark Burnett and Seth Jarrett
The project will "tell true ghost stories of hauntings that have happened in colleges and high schools across the country."

[01/13/11 - 03:57 PM]
Jane Espenson and Drew Z. Greenberg to Write New Syfy Pilot "Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)" from ITV Studios America and Universal Cable Productions
Howard Braunstein of Jaffe/Braunstein Entertainment also serves as an executive producer.

[01/13/11 - 03:50 PM]
GSN Launches Production on "Lingo," Hosted by Comedian Bill Engvall
Airing as a daily strip show with an initial run of 40 episodes, "Lingo" will premiere in June.

[01/13/11 - 03:02 PM]
Exclusive: "Fringe" Repeats Head Back to Saturdays
There it will replace repeats of "The Good Guys" in the 11:00/10:00c hour, effective immediately.

[01/13/11 - 01:49 PM]
Oxygen Expands Programming Slate With New and Returning Series in 2011
Upcoming premieres include "All About Aubrey," "Tori and Dean: sTORIbook Weddings," "The World According To Paris" and "The Glee Project."

[01/13/11 - 01:48 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winners Ryan Murphy and Dante Di Loreto Sign on to Executive Produce Oxygen's "The Glee Project"
The 10-episode series, the winner of which receives a seven-episode guest starring role, will premiere in June.

[01/13/11 - 12:45 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Renews "The Wendy Williams Show" For A Third Season
"Wendy has reached new creative heights this season and stations have taken notice," said Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein.

[01/13/11 - 12:02 PM]
Chance and Ilsa Are Caught in a Hostage Crisis and Guerrero Is Framed for Murder on an All-New 2-Hour "Human Target" Friday, January 14, on FOX - Airing on a Special Day and Time
Said installments were originally scheduled to air last night.

[01/13/11 - 11:38 AM]
Bravo Expands Programming Slate With New and Returning Original Series in 2011
The cable channel issues a recap of the various premiere dates and renewals announced today.

[01/13/11 - 11:15 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores Its Biggest 18-49 Rating Since November 2008
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, January 8.

[01/13/11 - 11:07 AM]
Six Doctors Take On the Adventure of a Lifetime, In an Encore Broadcast of the Premiere of ABC's "Off the Map," Thursday, January 13
The encore of last night's premiere will pre-empt tonight's "Private Practice."

[01/13/11 - 11:01 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Earn Jan. 3-7 Late-Night Ratings Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 3-7.

[01/13/11 - 10:34 AM]
VH1's Hit Reality Series "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" Checks in For Reunion Special
The hour-long special premieres Wednesday, January 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/13/11 - 09:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Hodgepodge Night
News coverage from 8:38-9:19 p.m. ET disrupted the broadcast networks last night.

[01/13/11 - 09:11 AM]
"Nightline" is #1 in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 3-7.

[01/13/11 - 09:01 AM]
ABC's Wins Wednesday as "Off the Map" Opens Strong Despite Viewing Disruptions
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 12.

[01/13/11 - 08:02 AM]
USA Network Presents a Characters Unite Film "The Space Between" to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Melissa Leo and Anthony Keyvan star in the film, from director Travis Fine.

[01/13/11 - 08:01 AM]
Mark Stern Named President Syfy Original Programming
"Mark is a supremely smart and talented executive, whose unbridled passion, energy and imagination continue to drive Syfy's world class development team," said Dave Howe.

[01/13/11 - 07:49 AM]
Spike TV Acquires the Half-Hour Unscripted Travelogue Series, "Three Sheets"
The series makes its network premiere on Tuesday, February 8 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/13/11 - 07:48 AM]
Craig Ferguson Says It All on Epix
His special "Craig Ferguson: Does This Need To Be Said?" bows Saturday, February 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/13/11 - 07:32 AM]
PBS Celebrates Black History Month with More True Originals
Plus: Thousands of hours of PBS programming are available on the PBS Video Portal.

[01/13/11 - 06:37 AM]
...Is the First Dance Act Selected by Paula Abdul and the "Live to Dance" Experts to Advance to the Finals
CBS details the show's latest elimination.

[01/13/11 - 06:32 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Arcade Fire, Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert and Katy Perry to Perform on "The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Feb. 13 on CBS
Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced at a later date.

[01/13/11 - 06:18 AM]
CBS Announces the Two Former Castaways, Russell Hantz and "Boston" Rob Mariano, Who Will Join the Tribes on "Survivor: Redemption Island"
The show's 22nd season rolls out Wednesday, February 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/12/11 - 07:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 12
Updates include: Nick Stahl joins FOX's "Locke & Key"; Ben Lawson to star in USA's "Wild Card"; and Justin Long books a comedy pilot at CBS.

[01/12/11 - 06:22 PM]
Recap of Tonight's Scheduling Changes: "Better With You," "Human Target" Pulled
As a result of the speech's 20-minute overrun, ABC and CBS will stagger the start times of their lineups by said amount while FOX and NBC will join theirs in progress.

[01/12/11 - 04:08 PM]
The Cable Debut of "The Game" on BET Ranks as the #1 Ad-Supported Scripted Series Premiere in Cable History
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 11.

[01/12/11 - 03:15 PM]
Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Season Finale Earns Highest Rated Episode in Series History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 11.

[01/12/11 - 02:50 PM]
MTV's "Teen Mom 2" Delivers Strongest Debut Yet for Hit Franchise With 2.7 Million P12-34 Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 11.

[01/12/11 - 02:46 PM]
Discovery Communications Names Eileen O'Neill Group President, Discovery and TLC Networks, as Part of Overall U.S. Networks Restructuring
"Eileen is a home-grown Discovery talent with a 21-year track record of success that is nothing short of astounding," said CEO David Zaslav.

[01/12/11 - 01:56 PM]
"Lights Out" Premiere Ratings: 1.5 Million Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 11.

[01/12/11 - 01:31 PM]
Tonight's Live Broadcast of "Live to Dance" Moved to 9:00 PM, ET
CBS News plans live coverage of President Obama's remarks at the Tucson memorial service at some point between 8:30-9:00 PM, ET.

[01/12/11 - 12:51 PM]
Police Hit the Streets for Season Three of G4's Hit Reality Series "Campus PD"
New episodes return Wednesday, January 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/12/11 - 12:32 PM]
ID Strikes Again! New Series "Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets" is ID's Highest Rated Telecast Ever, Ranking in Top 10 of Cable
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, January 10.

[01/12/11 - 10:42 AM]
CBS and Warner Bros. Television Announce Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement for "The Big Bang Theory"
The agreement renews the series for an additional three years, extending it through the 2013-2014 season.

[01/12/11 - 09:25 AM]
"NCIS" Delivers Its Largest Audience Ever
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 11.

[01/12/11 - 09:01 AM]
Reba McEntire Invites Blake Shelton to Co-Host the "46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," To Be Broadcast Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 3 on CBS
"This is an incredibly special moment for me," said Shelton. "I am humbled that Reba invited me to co-host the Awards with her."

[01/12/11 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Continues to Post Impressive Year-Over-Year Growth with its Tuesday Drama Line-up
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 11.

[01/12/11 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Originals Return Big
On the flip side, all three ABC dramas post series lows among adults 18-49.

[01/12/11 - 07:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents Next Generation of Iconic Power Rangers Franchise, "Power Rangers Samurai," Premiering Monday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m.
Following the premiere, the show will air regularly Sundays at noon (ET/PT).

[01/12/11 - 06:02 AM]
Jon Hamm, Julianne Moore, Josh Brolin, Sofia Vergara, Kevin Spacey and Emma Stone are Among the Many Presenters at "The 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards"
Also on tap are Jimmy Kimmel, Greg Kinnear, Julianne Moore, Tim Roth, Paul Scheer, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sarah Silverman and more!

[01/11/11 - 07:59 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 11
Updates include: Skeet Ulrich and fellow co-stars Regina Hall and Megan Boone to depart NBC's "Law & Order: Los Angeles."

[01/11/11 - 07:03 PM]
"Conan" Ranks #1 with Young Adults 18-49 and 18-34 in Live + 7 Deliveries
TBS spins the late-night numbers for the fourth quarter of 2010.

[01/11/11 - 04:26 PM]
Big Four Unveil Plans for State of the Union on January 25
Of the group, NBC will offer up the sole original on said night, with an abbreviated version of "The Biggest Loser."

[01/11/11 - 04:23 PM]
Video: FOX's Midseason Trailers - "The Chicago Code," "Breaking In" and More!
The network releases all of today's trailers from TCA, save for "Terra Nova."

[01/11/11 - 03:39 PM]
NBC Pushes "Chase" Return to January 19
Back-to-back episodes of "Minute to Win It" will instead air tomorrow night beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/11/11 - 02:01 PM]
FOX at TCA: Bubble Shows, Development Are Hot Topics
Kevin Reilly and Peter Rice talk "Fringe," "Lie to Me," "Terra Nova," "Locke & Key" and more!







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