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[11/17/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 17
Updates include: "The Ricki Lake Show" a go for fall 2012; Endemol Studios books two imports at ABC; and FX passes on "Outlaw Country," to retool "Powers."

[11/17/11 - 09:03 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 17
FOX details the show's latest elimination installment.

[11/17/11 - 06:09 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: A Conversation with Leslie Moonves"
The CBS Corporation President & CEO talks Netflix, Charlie Sheen and more from the TV landscape.

[11/17/11 - 05:39 PM]
"American Horror Story" Surges to Series Highs in Multiple Demos
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, November 17.

[11/17/11 - 03:48 PM]
Cartoon Network Takes a Bite out of Internet Sensation "The Annoying Orange"
A new half-hour television series inspired by the viral sensation will premiere in 2012 as part of the network's original programming block.

[11/17/11 - 02:40 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Horror Story" Climbs to Series High in Adults 18-49
FX's hit drama also wins the night in the key demographic by a wide margin.

[11/17/11 - 02:10 PM]
Drake and Ludacris Will Each Perform at The "2011 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Sunday, November 20 on ABC
Ludacris will join Enrique Iglesias as the 6th unique collaboration of the evening, which sets a new "AMA" record for the most collaborations in the show's 39-year history.

[11/17/11 - 12:54 PM]
"CMT Artists of the Year" Performers, Presenters Announced
The 90-minute special, airing Tuesday, December 13, honors Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift.

[11/17/11 - 12:37 PM]
Animated Comedy Series "The Life & Times of Tim" Kicks Off Its Third Season Dec. 16, Exclusively on HBO
Guest voices this season include Jennifer Coolidge, Rob Corddry, Bob Einstein, Penny Marshall, Stephen Root, Bob Saget, Horatio Sanz, Paul Scheer, Fred Willard and Billy Dee Williams.

[11/17/11 - 12:31 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Renews "The Jeremy Kyle Show" for 2012-13 Season
The renewals by the FOX and Sinclair stations will bring the new one-hour talk show strip back for a second season.

[11/17/11 - 12:30 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Top Their Hours in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 7-11.

[11/17/11 - 12:06 PM]
OWN Announces Pickups of Popular Original Series "Our America With Lisa Ling" and "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's"
The cable channel has ordered eight and 10 additional episodes, respectively.

[11/17/11 - 11:59 AM]
New ABC Family Original Series "Jane by Design" Set to Premiere Tuesday, January 3 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Erica Dasher, David Clayton Rogers), Nicholas Roux, Rowly Dennis, India De Beaufort, Meagan Tandy, Matthew Atkinson and Andie MacDowell star in the project.

[11/17/11 - 11:47 AM]
ABC Family and DonorsChoose.org Join Forces to Launch "Bright Students, Big Ideas!" Campaign
ABC Family will "Double Your Impact," providing 50 percent of the project funding (up to $100,000 in total funding).

[11/17/11 - 11:17 AM]
The 13th Annual "A Home for the Holidays With Martina McBride," An Entertainment Special Celebrating the Joys of Adoption, To Be Broadcast Wednesday, Dec. 21 on CBS
Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige, Gavin DeGraw, Martina McBride, OneRepublic and Christina Perri are all set to perform on the special.

[11/17/11 - 11:00 AM]
MTV2 Brings Back Iconic "Yo! MTV Raps" as Part of an Incredible Celebration of Hip-Hop on Sunday, December 4th
The 30-minute retrospective will follow the first-ever "Sucker Free Awards" that night at midnight/11:00c.

[11/17/11 - 10:48 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches Second Season of "Stalked: Someone's Watching" With Real-Life Stories of Dangerous Obsessions
The show's 16-episode sophomore run kicks off Monday, December 5 at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/17/11 - 10:30 AM]
CBS Announces Plans for More "Survivor"... This Year and Next Year
The franchise's 24th edition premieres Wednesday, February 15 while cycles 25 and 26 are a go for next season.

[11/17/11 - 10:14 AM]
VH1 Gives Viewers a Thanksgiving Cornucopia of Music Programming
Highlights include the world television premiere of Clear Channel's "iHeartRadio Music Festival" on Wednesday, November 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/17/11 - 10:07 AM]
Legendary Comedians Sit Down With Showtime(R) - New Interview Series "Inside Comedy" To Premiere Thursday, January 26th at 11 PM ET/PT
David Steinberg and Steve Carell are behind the 10-part series, originally titled "Laughing Stock."

[11/17/11 - 10:00 AM]
MTV to Air a One-Hour Special Tribute to the Life of Ryan Dunn on Monday, November 28 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
The special will be bookended by an all-new episode of "Ridiculousness" and an encore presentation of "Jackass 3.5."

[11/17/11 - 09:10 AM]
HGTV Showcases Spectacular Star Style in "Celebrity Holiday Homes"
Jordin Sparks, Kurt Warner and Eva LaRue are featured on the December 4 special with Wayne Brady, Jo Dee Messina and Alison Sweeney on the December 18 installment.

[11/17/11 - 09:06 AM]
"Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and "CSI" All Post Week-to-Week Growth in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 16.

[11/17/11 - 09:03 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 TV Show/"Revenge" is #1 at 10pm for its 3rd Straight Telecast in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 16.

[11/17/11 - 08:56 AM]
HBO and Filmmaker Peter Berg Team Up to Present New Prime-Time Series "On Freddie Roach," Debuting Friday, Jan. 20
The six-episode series will air Friday nights at 9:30/8:30c on the pay channel.

[11/17/11 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "X Factor" Pulls FOX Back in Front
The talent competition continues to post huge growth from last year's combination of "Human Target" and "Hell's Kitchen."

[11/17/11 - 08:09 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Hits Season Highs With its Biggest Audience in Almost 1 Year
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 7-11.

[11/17/11 - 08:01 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2012 Line-Up
Highlights include the second seasons of "Downton Abbey" (Sunday, January 8) and "Sherlock" (Sunday, May 6).

[11/17/11 - 06:35 AM]
Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Ricky Gervais Set for the Third Consecutive Year as Host of NBC's Live Broadcast of "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" on Sunday, January 15, 2012
"They must be mad. Not sure if I'm flattered that they trust me or insulted that they trust me. Either way... they shouldn't trust me," said Gervais.

[11/17/11 - 06:00 AM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Delivers Most Watched P12-34 Series Premiere in Network's 15-Year History
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 15.

[11/16/11 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 16
Updates include: NBC greenlights "The Munsters" pilot; "Grimm" gets two additional scripts; and Working Title Television books a half-dozen projects.

[11/16/11 - 05:47 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Anarchy" Holds Off "Storage Wars" Return
The FX drama is again tops among adults 18-49, preserving its five-week streak.

[11/16/11 - 05:41 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF," Packers Remain Unbeaten
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Love & Hip Hop," Bravo's "The Headhuntress" and Animal Planet's "Saved."

[11/16/11 - 02:35 PM]
truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" Opens Season 5 with 1.9 Million Viewers + Strong Demo Growth
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 15.

[11/16/11 - 01:16 PM]
Ricky Gervais to Host "The 69th Golden Globe Awards" on January 15, 2012
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association voted for the controversial British comedian's return after meeting with NBC official Doug Vaughn.

[11/16/11 - 12:44 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New Series "Beverly's Full House"
The docu-series, featuring supermodel Beverly Johnson, is set to premiere in February.

[11/16/11 - 12:01 PM]
BBC America and NPR to Bring "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" to TV in December
The one-hour "2011 Year in Review" special will premiere Friday, December 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/16/11 - 11:55 AM]
TLC Takes Off With New Series About Modern Air Travel - Viewers Have Premium Access to Southwest Airlines
The network has ordered 13 half hour episodes, which are being produced by ITV Studios America.

[11/16/11 - 11:31 AM]
"Degrassi's" Hour-Long Special, "Nowhere to Run," Premieres Friday, Nov. 18, at 9:00 p.m. ET on TeenNick
Check out two clips from this Friday's one-hour special.

[11/16/11 - 10:31 AM]
'Tis the TLCeason on TLC
The cable channel details its upcoming holiday-themed installments of its series.

[11/16/11 - 09:37 AM]
Bravo Heads Down the Aisle With New Docu-Series "Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding" Starring Kim Zolciak
The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" spin-off will follow the adventures of Kim preparing for her wedding on the lucky date of 11/11/11.

[11/16/11 - 09:35 AM]
Spike Announces Its First Video Game Hall of Fame Award - "Legend of Zelda" Franchise to be First Honoree Inducted at the 2011 "Video Game Awards"
The two-hour event will premiere live on Spike TV, MTV2 and Spike.com on Saturday, December 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/16/11 - 09:26 AM]
Comedy Central Debuts First Look at New Sketch-Comedy Series "Key & Peele" Featuring Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, January 31 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[11/16/11 - 09:25 AM]
"South Park" Renewed Through Season 20! Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone Agree to Keep the Iconic Series in Original Episodes Through 2016
Parker and Stone will continue to write, direct and edit every episode of "South Park," as they have since the premiere of the series in 1997.

[11/16/11 - 09:14 AM]
HGTV to Offer Uninterrupted Broadcast of The 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade(R) on January 2
Nancy O'Dell joins Jamie Durie and Robb Weller on the announcer's platform for this year's festivities.

[11/16/11 - 09:10 AM]
ABC's "Body of Proof" is Up with its 2nd Best Young Adult Numbers this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 15.

[11/16/11 - 09:07 AM]
"NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Unforgettable" All Win Their Hours in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 15.

[11/16/11 - 08:43 AM]
Peacock Productions Signs Deal With Relationship Expert Melanie Mar to Develop Series
Mar was recently featured in "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and "The Millionaire Matchmaker."

[11/16/11 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops in Both Viewers, Adults 18-49
"Unforgettable" maintains last week's numbers, continues to outpace "The Good Wife's" year ago audience.

[11/16/11 - 08:19 AM]
Discovery's "Moonshiners" Tells the Story of Modern Day Bootleggers Keeping History Alive - at the Expense of Their Freedom
The series premieres Tuesday, December 6th at 10:00/9:00c with the remaining episodes airing Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning December 7.







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[01/15/18 - 10:18 AM]
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[01/15/18 - 10:17 AM]
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[01/15/18 - 10:16 AM]
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[01/15/18 - 10:15 AM]
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[01/15/18 - 09:02 AM]
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[01/15/18 - 08:26 AM]
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[01/15/18 - 08:21 AM]
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"Black Mirror" Season 4 is now streaming on Netflix.

[01/15/18 - 07:06 AM]
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[01/14/18 - 02:49 PM]
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[01/14/18 - 01:51 PM]
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