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[11/18/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 18
Updates include: ABC trims "Cougar Town" to 15 episodes; Christine Ebersole joins TBS's "Sullivan & Son"; and "Body of Proof" gets three additional episodes.

[11/18/11 - 04:49 PM]
The Bluths Are Back and Only on Netflix - "Arrested Development" Returns for All New Episodes Premiering the First Half of 2013
20th Century Fox Television and Imagine Television will resume production on all new episodes of the series, five years after its cancellation.

[11/18/11 - 04:44 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Jets/Broncos Thriller Powers NFL Network
Plus: numbers for History's "Swampsgiving," Showtime's "Saint Misbehavin'" and OWN's "Don't Tell the Bride."

[11/18/11 - 02:55 PM]
ABC Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
"GCB" set for Sundays, "The River" bound for Tuesdays and "Missing" lands on Thursdays.

[11/18/11 - 01:30 PM]
Elisabeth Shue Joins the Cast of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
Her character will be introduced in the episode scheduled to air on February 15.

[11/18/11 - 11:05 AM]
ABC Family Has Begun Production on the New Pilot "Intercept"
Danielle Panabaker, Austin Butler, Chloe Wang and Nolan Gerard Funk star in the project, written by Ray Wright and directed by Kevin Hooks.

[11/18/11 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Goes "Buck Wild" With New Docu-Series Following a Group of Friends in Small Town Appalachia
The series, set in rural West Virginia, has a 12-episode commitment.

[11/18/11 - 10:26 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces the Premiere of Oprah's New Original Primetime Series "Oprah's Next Chapter"
Steven Tyler is featured in the two-hour premiere, airing Sunday, January 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/18/11 - 10:09 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Dates, Venue and Initial Honorees for PaleyFest 2012
"American Horror Story," "Mad Men" and "Modern Family" are among the shows to be featured during the March 2-14 event.

[11/18/11 - 09:56 AM]
"Dexter(R)" Takes a Stab at Two More Seasons
Seasons seven and eight will consist of 12 episodes each.

[11/18/11 - 09:54 AM]
TLC Lets Its Geek Flag Fly - New Special "Geek Love" to Premiere December 18th
Two half hour specials have been ordered and will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/18/11 - 09:14 AM]
CBS Scores First Thursday Win of the Season in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 17.

[11/18/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's Special "20/20" Draws the Net's 2nd Biggest Audience in the Slot in 10 months
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 17.

[11/18/11 - 08:42 AM]
Only One Sibling Will Keep Their Powers in a Climactic One Hour Episode of "Wizards of Waverly Place," Premiering Friday, January 6 on Disney Channel
Bridgit Mendler and Gregg Sulkin are among the installment's guest stars.

[11/18/11 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dethrones FOX Among 18-49
The Eye wins the night for the first time this season among adults 18-49.

[11/18/11 - 08:34 AM]
Harvey Pekar Widow Joyce Brabner Launches Tribute Statue Project for Cleveland Heights Public Library
"A desk in a Cleveland library - we can't think of a more fitting and quintessentially Pekaresque way to pay tribute to Harvey," said "American Splendor" directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini.

[11/18/11 - 06:04 AM]
Bravo Expands First-Ever "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Reunion Into Two Night Event
"Matchmaker" and "Fashion Hunters" will now both wrap their seasons on Tuesday, December 6 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[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."







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
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Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
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[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
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Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
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The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
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The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
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The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
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