[wednesday, february 16, 2011]    
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[02/16/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 16
Updates include: Adrianne Palicki is NBC's "Wonder Woman"; Maria Bello locks into "Prime Suspect," also at NBC; and Mike O'Malley, Michael Emerson land pilots.

[02/16/11 - 06:25 PM]
Exclusive: FOX to Give "American Dad" a Boost on Two Sundays
Plus: FOX will rebroadcast "The Simpsons Movie" on Sunday, April 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/16/11 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Climbs to Top
MTV's reality franchise takes the adults 18-49 crown for the first time this season.

[02/16/11 - 01:37 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Observes Presidents' Day With An All-Day Marathon on Monday, February 21 from 1:00PM-8:00PM ET/PT
The marathon concludes with an all-new episode, "The Badass Seed," premiering at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/16/11 - 12:49 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Announces Development Executive Promotions
Terence Carter, Suzanna Makkos and Marcus Wiley have all been named Senior Vice Presidents at the network.

[02/16/11 - 12:38 PM]
"Glee" Smashes Another Billboard Record!
The series now holds the record for 113 single entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart - exceeding Elvis, James Brown, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and The Beatles.

[02/16/11 - 11:36 AM]
Michael Rosenbaum Returns as Lex Luthor for the "Smallville" Series Finale
The network formally announces the actor's return to the series.

[02/16/11 - 10:49 AM]
Lifetime to Launch All-New Reality Series "Coming Home" March 6, 2011
As previously reported, the newcomer will follow "Army Wives" on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/16/11 - 10:09 AM]
ABC's "V" Delivers its 2nd Week of Gains in Adults 18-49, Men 18-49 and Men 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 15.

[02/16/11 - 10:02 AM]
"Triangle: Remembering the Fire," Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Brings the Story to Life When the Documentary Debuts March 21, Exclusively on HBO
Trapped inside the upper floors of a ten-story building, 146 workers were burned alive or forced to jump to their deaths to escape an inferno that consumed the factory in just 18 minutes.

[02/16/11 - 10:00 AM]
Lisa Hsia Promoted to Executive Vice President of Bravo Digital Media
In her new role, she will continue to oversee Bravo's digital businesses including Bravotv.com and TelevisionWithoutPity.com.

[02/16/11 - 09:49 AM]
A&E Network Launches New Community Outreach Program "Real Life. Change."
"[The program] gives inspired audiences a platform to make positive changes in their own lives and the lives of others," said Bob DeBitetto.

[02/16/11 - 09:44 AM]
GSN Announces Spring Schedule Changes for Original Series
"Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza" and "Love Triangle" will now launch on Monday, April 11.

[02/16/11 - 09:27 AM]
Video: Charlie Sheen Returns to DirecTV's "The Dan Patrick Show"
The actor returned to the show this morning to clarify some of his statements from Monday's interview.

[02/16/11 - 09:20 AM]
CBS Places First on Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 15.

[02/16/11 - 09:01 AM]
Seth MacFarlane Announced as Roast Master for the "Comedy Central Roast Of Donald Trump"
MacFarlane previously served as Roast Master for David Hassellhoff's event.

[02/16/11 - 08:57 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Adults 18-49 Honors
In their second week together, FOX's "Raising Hope" and "Traffic Light" dip by over 20%.

[02/16/11 - 08:16 AM]
Special Edition of "America's Most Wanted" Hunts for the World's Most Dangerous Predators Saturday, February 19, on FOX
L.A. Police Department Chief Charlie Beck will share the latest details on the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer case.

[02/16/11 - 08:06 AM]
"Friday Night SmackDown" Will Surpass Lassie in Total Weekly Episodes - Third Most in TV History - When 600th Telecast Airs Friday, February 18 on Syfy
The anniversary installment will feature a 12-man tag team main event combining "Monday Night Raw" and "Friday Night SmackDown Superstars."

[02/16/11 - 07:33 AM]
Cartoon Network "Hall of Game Awards" to Feature All Star Line-Up
Drew Brees, Kobe Bryant, Landon Donovan, Roger Federer, Arian Foster, Rick Fox, A.J. Hawk, Dwight Howard, DeSean Jackson and Greg Jennings are among the featured sports figures.

[02/16/11 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Announces Lineup for 15th Anniversary Season of Iconic Music Series "VH1 Storytellers" Premiering this Spring
The new season, due in May, to feature Kings of Leon, Cee Lo Green, Death Cab For Cutie, Maxwell, My Morning Jacket and Ray LaMontagne.

[02/16/11 - 12:27 AM]
Interview: "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" Co-Creator Edward Allen Bernero
The spin-off of the Wednesday franchise debuts tonight at 10:00/9:00c on CBS.

[02/15/11 - 10:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 15
Updates include: Laura Prepon is NBC's "Chelsea"; Annie Wersching joins ABC's "Partners"; and Jamie Bamber reunites with Ronald D. Moore on NBC's "17th Precinct."

[02/15/11 - 04:49 PM]
NBC Books "Office" Marathon for Thursday, March 3
The six encores will replace "Community," "Perfect Couples," "Parks & Recreation," "30 Rock" and "Outsourced" on the night.

[02/15/11 - 03:06 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Is Ratings King
The History series bests NBC's "Harry's Law" and ABC's "Castle" among adults 18-49 last night.

[02/15/11 - 01:59 PM]
E!'s "Fashion Police: The 2011 Grammy Awards" in Vogue With Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode Ever
E! spins the numbers for Monday, February 14.

[02/15/11 - 01:38 PM]
Oxygen's Hit Series "Snapped" Returns With More Murder and Super-Sized Investigations on Sunday, February 20 at 9PM ET/PT
Each chilling installment "offers gritty details, interviews and a deeper look into the minds of the women who allegedly snapped."

[02/15/11 - 01:19 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Atlanta" Reunion Shares Demo Crown
Bravo's reality franchise shares 18-49 honors with History's "Ax Men," E!'s Grammy red carpet coverage.

[02/15/11 - 01:11 PM]
Nickelodeon Closes the Week as the Top Total Day Network
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 12:56 PM]
CBS News Statement on Lara Logan
The network releases a statement about the brutal sexual assault of the "60 Minutes" correspondent.

[02/15/11 - 11:49 AM]
CBS Sweeps the Week in Viewers and Key Demos as the Grammys Hit a High Note
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 11:07 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Feb. 7-13
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 10:49 AM]
Highly Anticipated Series Premiere of "Transformers Prime" on The Hub Blasts Ratings
The Hub spins the numbers for Friday, February 11.

[02/15/11 - 10:36 AM]
FOX Maintains its Significant Lead Over CBS for the Season
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 10:33 AM]
"Accidentally in Love," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Sparks Deep Affection and Personal Attachment for More than 3.1 Million Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 12.

[02/15/11 - 10:26 AM]
Nominations Announced For The First Annual "The Comedy Awards"
The event will be simulcast on Comedy Central, Spike TV, VH1, CMT, TV Land, Logo and Nick At Nite on Sunday, April 10.

[02/15/11 - 10:17 AM]
Season Three of Emmy-Winning Animated Series "Phineas and Ferb" Premieres Friday, March 4 on Disney Channel
Upcoming guests include Michael Douglas, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Michael J. Fox, Anna Paquin, Joan Cusack and Jamie Oliver.

[02/15/11 - 10:06 AM]
ABC Increases its Overall Audience from the Same Week Last Year, While Producing its Top Results in 4 Weeks with Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 10:03 AM]
"The 2011 Miss USA(R) Pageant" Returns to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to Celebrate Its 60th Anniversary Live on NBC Sunday, June 19th (9-11 PM ET)
"We'll have 51 of the most beautiful women in the world competing in one of the best live shows on television," said Donald Trump, who will again serve as executive producer.

[02/15/11 - 09:44 AM]
"Mike & Molly" Attracts Series-High Audience
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 14.

[02/15/11 - 08:48 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Mike & Molly" Climbs in CBS Victory
The Eye's launch of "Mad Love" however falls short of last week's "Rules of Engagement."

[02/15/11 - 08:48 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts New "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Dora the Explorer" Toy Lineups at Toy Fair 2011
In addition, Nickelodeon has announced a multiyear renewal with The LEGO Group as a global licensee for "SpongeBob SquarePants" construction toys.

[02/15/11 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Wins Valentine's Day with Women
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 14.

[02/15/11 - 07:07 AM]
Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball tour at Madison Square Garden, Featuring the Grammy Winner in Her First Solo HBO Concert Event, Debuts May 7
"Lady Gaga is the single most exciting music talent on the scene today," noted HBO's Sue Naegle.

[02/15/11 - 06:13 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company and the New York Television Festival Launch Fourth Annual "FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest"
One winner will be selected by FOX, and he/she will receive $25,000 and a development deal with the network.

[02/15/11 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Our America With Lisa Ling" Star Lisa Ling
OWN's newest original series rolls out tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/14/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 14
Updates include: Robert Taylor is "Longmire" for A&E; Jesse L. Martin, Saffron Burrows land pilots; and more directors sign on for this year's development crop.

[02/14/11 - 04:53 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Keeps Discovery on Top
The reality series tops "WWE Smackdown" on Syfy as the most-watched program.

[02/14/11 - 03:04 PM]
There's More to Love on TLC With Season Two of "Sister Wives"
The new season rolls out with a one-hour special on Sunday, March 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/14/11 - 02:54 PM]
"Gold Rush: Alaska" Is the #1 Primetime Program on Television on Friday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, February 11.

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[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.

[11/24/15 - 12:30 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Star Wars Special" to Air Wednesday, November 25 on ABC
Said encore replaces the previously announced repeat of "Nashville" that night.

[11/24/15 - 12:29 PM]
TV One's Hit Scripted Comedy "Born Again Virgin" Returns with All-New Episodes Tuesday, December 8 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The scripted comedy is back with more dating adventures of three 30-something best friends and the challenges they face while attempting to navigate a new romantic landscape and trying to avoid the pitfalls of empty relationships.

[11/24/15 - 11:30 AM]
Music Icon and Animal Activist Emmylou Harris to Be Honored on "The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration" Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 26, On FOX
Eugene Bostick and Michael Schoepf also will be honored as ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things to better the lives of rescue animals.

[11/24/15 - 11:18 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Dark Net" to Premiere Thursday, January 21st at 11 PM ET/PT
Each half-hour episode will shed light on themes such as bio-hacking, cyber-kidnapping, digital warfare, online cults, pornography addiction, the webcam sex trade and more.

[11/24/15 - 11:04 AM]
ABC Family Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New scripted drama "Recovery Road" and fan favorite "The Fosters" will now premiere on Monday, January 25.

[11/24/15 - 11:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Is the Most-Watched Network for the 3rd Consecutive Weekend Among Households, W25-54 and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/15 - 10:38 AM]
With the Cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Kimmel" Draws Its 4th-Biggest-Ever Monday Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 10:16 AM]
New Year, New You! TLC Amps Up Friday Nights with the Return of Fan-Favorite TLC Talent
Fan-favorite talent including Stacy London, Clinton Kelly, Devyn Simone, Monte Durham and Lori Allen come together to make Friday nights bigger and better than ever.

[11/24/15 - 10:00 AM]
Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster Are Back as "Sesame Street" Debuts Its 46th Season Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 on HBO
The award-winning show will include 30-minute episodes, new preschool-relevant themes, new show opening and closing songs, an updated set, a new segment called "Smart Cookies" and a new cast member, Nina.

[11/24/15 - 09:01 AM]
LL Cool J to Host the 17th Annual "A Home for the Holidays," An Entertainment Special Celebrating Families, To Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 18 on the CBS Television Network
Special performances are dedicated to these children and their new adoptive families, whose stories are featured in pre-taped segments to help raise awareness of this important social issue.

[11/24/15 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Surging ABC in Demo Race
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while the Alphabet is the most-watched network.

[11/24/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sweeps 6 of 6 Monday Half-Hours Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.