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[12/05/11 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 5
Updates include: Ice Cube books "An Eye for an Eye" at FX; Sara Rue to topline "Poseurs" at The CW; plus HBO to tell David Rohde's story in "A Rope and a Prayer."

[12/05/11 - 10:02 PM]
Winners of Second Annual "American Country Awards" Announced
Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Thompson Square are among the top winners.

[12/05/11 - 07:28 PM]
Terry Francona Joins ESPN; Multi-faceted Role Includes Sunday Night Baseball Analyst
Francona will join Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser in the "Sunday Night Baseball" booth, replacing Bobby Valentine.

[12/05/11 - 06:14 PM]
Brooke Burns, Dylan Bruno and Stacey Keibler Star in "Fixing Pete," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere January 7
Valerie Harper, John Ratzenberger and Charlie Schlatter are also featured in the romantic comedy.

[12/05/11 - 05:13 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Holds Onto Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "America's Most Wanted," "Starving Secrets with Tracey Gold" and TLC's "DC Cupcakes."

[12/05/11 - 04:36 PM]
Luke Perry's Movie Series "Goodnight for Justice" Returns to Hallmark Movie Channel, Saturday, January 28
The original "Justice" gave Hallmark Movie Channel its highest rated night in the network's history.

[12/05/11 - 02:52 PM]
"Grimm," "Up All Night," "SVU," "Office" and "Chuck" Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[12/05/11 - 01:03 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Second Season Premiere of "Extreme Clutter" With Two-Night Event Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2
The series, formerly known as "Enough Already! with Peter Walsh," will follow the two-hour premiere of "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[12/05/11 - 01:03 PM]
BET Networks Presents the First and Only Interview with Herman Cain, About Black America, in A Half-hour News Documentary
Emmett Miller hosts the special, airing Thursday, December 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/05/11 - 12:19 PM]
Abby Lee Miller and Lifetime's Hit Docu-Series "Dance Moms" to Take Center Stage Again on January 10, 2012
The new season will lead into Lifetime's new fashion competition series "24 Hour Catwalk" on Tuesday nights.

[12/05/11 - 11:54 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Eagles/Seahawks Keep NFL Network in Front
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Weed Wars," TLC's "DUI" and OWN's "One Lucky Elephant."

[12/05/11 - 11:41 AM]
ABC Family Launches "A Is Everywhere" Photo Contest Based on Its Hit Original Series "Pretty Little Liars" in Time for All New Episodes Premiering January 2nd
The person who submits the photo that gets most votes wins a trip for two to Los Angeles to visit the set of "Pretty Little Liars."

[12/05/11 - 11:40 AM]
FOX Uncovers Original Episode of "Bones" to Air Before the Premiere of "The Finder" on Thursday, January 12
"The Crack in the Code," previously slated for December 15, will now air January 12.

[12/05/11 - 11:38 AM]
Film and Television's Most Timeless Actresses, Bo Derek and Raquel Welch, Will Guest Star on "CSI: Miami" This Winter
Welch will guest star as the powerful matriarch of a Miami crime family whom Horatio (David Caruso) has been tracking this season.

[12/05/11 - 11:37 AM]
An Extraordinary Mix of Renowned Artists Gather in Washington, D.C., To Salute This Year's Honorees at "The 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," To Be Broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 on CBS
Barbara Cook, Neil Diamond, Yo-Yo Ma, Sonny Rollins and Meryl Streep are among this year's honorees.

[12/05/11 - 11:20 AM]
Animal Planet's New Series About Pet Preservation Breathes New Life Into Dead Pets - "American Stuffers" Premieres Thursday, January 5 at 10 PM
The eight-episode series follows the Romance, Arkansas-based shop Xtreme Taxidermy.

[12/05/11 - 11:14 AM]
E! Announces Talent Deal With David Burtka
He'll serve as correspondent for "E! News," as well as participate in "Live from the Red Carpet" and E! Specials.

[12/05/11 - 10:38 AM]
L+7 Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" is TV's #1 Program of the Season
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[12/05/11 - 10:25 AM]
Showtime(R) Signs in for More "Web Therapy" Sessions
Season two will be comprised of at least ten, half-hour episodes and will air on the network in 2012.

[12/05/11 - 10:17 AM]
TLC Takes to the High Seas in New Family Fishing Series - "Hook, Line, & Sisters" Premieres December 29th
The seven-episode series "follows the unusual lives of the Andersons, a family of fishermen who have only three months to brave the Alaskan wilds for a pay day."

[12/05/11 - 09:04 AM]
History(R), Verizon FiOS and Delivery Agent Launch T-Commerce Initiative with the New History Shop App
"[The app] enables viewers to see and buy things at the moment they're most interested - while their favorite shows are on screen," said Mark Garner.

[12/05/11 - 09:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Walks in a "Wicked Wonderland" This Holiday Season
Look for encore marathons on Saturday, December 24, Sunday, December 25, Saturday, December 31 and Sunday, January 1.

[12/05/11 - 09:01 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" More than Doubles its Lead-in to Beat "Amazing Race"
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 4.

[12/05/11 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Launches "From Your Garage to Grammy(R) Live!" Online Contest, Which Gives Aspiring Bands the Chance of a Lifetime
The winner will be featured on a three-day online live streaming event starting February 10, covering all the best Grammy-related events.

[12/05/11 - 08:59 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Comedies Surge Behind NFL Overrun
"Allen Gregory" and "The Simpsons" are up 60% and 54%, respectively, from last week in adults 18-49.

[12/05/11 - 08:52 AM]
Oxygen's "Best Ink" to Premiere on Monday, January 30th at 10 PM ET/PT
Kimberly Caldwell hosts the series, the winner of which receives $100,000 and cover story in Tattoo Magazine.

[12/05/11 - 08:09 AM]
"Angry Boys," New Comedy Series from Chris Lilley, Creator of "Summer Heights High," Debuts Jan. 1 on HBO
Back-to-back episodes will air each Sunday at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/11 - 08:07 AM]
Jay-Z, Kanye West, YMCMB, Rick Ross, Tyler, The Creator and Meek Mill Are Crowned at the First-Ever "Sucker Free Awards"
MTV details the winners of last night's inaugural event.

[12/05/11 - 07:43 AM]
Lions-Saints Earns 11.9 Overnight Rating on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 4.

[12/05/11 - 07:37 AM]
Chris Young to Perform on "American Country Awards" Airing Tonight on FOX
Young joins previously announced performers Alabama, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton, Pistol Annies, Thompson Square, Eli Young Band and The Band Perry.

[12/05/11 - 07:31 AM]
The Two-Time Emmy Award-Nominated Reality Series "Undercover Boss" Returns for a Third Season
Diamond Resorts International, The Dwyer Group, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates and TaylorMade Golf Company are among the new season's first wave of episodes.

[12/05/11 - 07:29 AM]
Liev Schreiber "Fixes" His Sights on Ray Donovan - New Showtime Pilot to Begin Production in 2012
The series, which has comedic undertones, will take a novelistic look at contemporary Los Angeles.

[12/05/11 - 07:16 AM]
Bravo Media Elevates David Brewer to Vice President, Program Strategy and Acquisitions
In his new role, Brewer will supervise all functions of the Bravo Program Planning department.

[12/05/11 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Finds its Next Single Lady - Denise Vasi Joins Fellow Leads LisaRaye McCoy and Charity Shea in VH1 and Flavor Unit's Hit Scripted Series "Single Ladies"
She'll fill the void left by Stacey Dash, who departed the series in August.

[12/05/11 - 05:14 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Powers FOX, ABC
The Big Ten Championship on FOX however edges out ABC's weekly college football franchise.

[12/04/11 - 10:04 PM]
Interview: "Dexter" Executive Producer Scott Buck
The showrunner chats about tonight's installment and teases what's on tap going forward.

[12/03/11 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel's "Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas" and "Austin & Ally" Deliver Big Premiere Ratings
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/03/11 - 10:08 AM]
Disney Channel Announces "Good Luck Charlie" Baby Name Contest
Voting began Friday, December 2 at 9:30 p.m., ET and runs through December 16, at DisneyChannel.com/BabyVote.

[12/03/11 - 09:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Help CBS Edge College Football on FOX
"A Gifted Man," "CSI: NY" and "Blue Bloods" holds off the Pac-12 Championship last night.

[12/02/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 2
Updates include: Timothy Stack books "Move Over" at FOX; Clark Duke to guest on FOX's "New Girl"; and CBS gives new monikers to "Rob," "NYC 22."

[12/02/11 - 04:31 PM]
Video: "Supernatural" - Cast Message for People's Choice Awards
Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles ask you to vote for them in their own special way.

[12/02/11 - 02:16 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Bumps "Allen Gregory" Finale to Sunday, December 18
An original "The Cleveland Show" will instead fill the 8:30/7:30c slot on Sunday, December 11.

[12/02/11 - 12:28 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Results in Their Time Periods in Total Viewers vs. All Cable and Broadcast Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/02/11 - 11:56 AM]
Have Yourself a Merry Little Chrismukkah, As SOAPnet Celebrates With a "Chrismukkah-Time in The OC" Marathon, Sunday, December 25, 3PM-7PM ET/PT
The four-hour marathon features classic episodes of "The OC's" hallowed holidays.

[12/02/11 - 11:55 AM]
History(R) to Scour the Country in Search of the Next Great Innovation - "Invention USA" Premieres Friday, December 9 at 10pm ET/9C
The six-part series was previously slated to bow on Friday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/02/11 - 11:48 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Formation of Times Square Studios
The new integrated division will have oversight of current entertainment programming and the development of new programming for daytime and syndication.

[12/02/11 - 09:54 AM]
CBS Late Night Hits November Sweep Milestones
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/02/11 - 09:19 AM]
NBA Season Opens with Christmas Day Showcase on ABC & ESPN
The matchups include Miami at Dallas, Chicago at L.A. Lakers, Orlando at Oklahoma City and L.A. Clippers at Golden State.

[12/02/11 - 09:12 AM]
TNT Tips off the 2011-12 NBA Season on Christmas Day with the Boston Celtics @ New York Knicks at Noon (ET)
A special hour-long edition of TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by AutoTrader.com precedes the season's first game at 11 a.m. (ET).

[12/02/11 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops in Viewers, Demos
Plus: "Community" posts its largest audience since September 29 for NBC.







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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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