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[12/12/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 12
Updates include: Anastasia Griffith first to join BBC America's "Copper"; Netflix wants Eli Roth's "Hemlock Grove"; and Style passes on renewing "Ruby."

[12/12/11 - 01:59 PM]
"Dancing With the Stars'" Brooke Burke-Charvet to Co-Host "The 2012 Miss America Pageant" on ABC
She'll join the previously announced Chris Harrison at the event, airing live from Las Vegas on Saturday, January 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/12/11 - 01:49 PM]
USA Network Moves to Upfront Week With Event on Thursday, May 17, 2012
Said event will take place at Lincoln Center in New York City that night.

[12/12/11 - 01:37 PM]
From Lockdown to Freedom: Discovery Channel's "First Week In" to Document Jail Life Across the Nation
The newcomer, from 44 Blue Productions, rolls out Monday, January 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/12/11 - 01:29 PM]
Deadly Dalliances and Crimes of Passion Heat Up - Investigation Discovery's New Series "Scorned: Love Kills"
The show's 20-episode first season premiers Saturday, January 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/12/11 - 12:29 PM]
"Grimm" and "Up All Night" Are the #1 New Drama and #1 New Comedy Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 21-27.

[12/12/11 - 12:27 PM]
Brand New "E! Investigates: Laura Ling" Searches for the Missing McStay Family
"The Family Who Vanished" premieres this Thursday, December 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/12/11 - 12:25 PM]
USA Dominates Landscape With Unprecedented Six Straight Years As #1
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/12/11 - 12:01 PM]
Disney XD Sitcom "Pair of Kings" to Resume Production for Third Season, Adam Hicks Joins the Cast
He'll play a new character, a long lost brother, added to the story of the unusual island of Kinkow.

[12/12/11 - 11:19 AM]
Disney to Introduce a Little Girl Princess, "Sofia the First," in Animated Series and Movie on Disney Channel and Disney Junior
The project's voice ensemble includes Ariel Winter, Sara Ramirez, Wayne Brady and Tim Gunn.

[12/12/11 - 11:05 AM]
2011 Will Be Syfy's Most Watched Prime Year Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/12/11 - 11:03 AM]
BBC Worldwide America and Hulu Bring the Award-Winning British Puppet-Based Comedy Series "Mongrels" to U.S. Audiences
The first two seasons are now available to U.S. audiences exclusively through Hulu and Hulu Plus.

[12/12/11 - 10:28 AM]
Acclaimed Drama "Mistresses" Returns January 18 As Part of BBC America's Dramaville
Joanna Lumley joins stars Shelley Conn, Orla Brady, Sharon Small and Sarah Parish for its third and final season.

[12/12/11 - 10:15 AM]
Class Is in Session as Season Four of G4's Hit Reality Series "Campus PD" Returns
The first of 10 new episodes will roll out Tuesday, January 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/12/11 - 10:04 AM]
CBS Television Stations Group to Acquire New York Station WLNY-TV, Giving CBS a Duopoly in Nation's Largest Media Market
The station appears as either Channel 10 or Channel 55 on most channel lineups and Channel 55 as an over-the-air service.

[12/12/11 - 09:36 AM]
"House" Is the No. 1 Most Talked-About Show on Facebook
The veteran drama returns with new episodes on Monday, January 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/11 - 09:28 AM]
Showtime(R) Free Preview Weekend Available to 60 Million Homes Starting Friday, January 6
Said stunt is timed with the January 8 premieres of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication."

[12/12/11 - 08:53 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Giants/Cowboys Big for "SNF," NBC
The Peacock posts its best Sunday numbers since September 18.

[12/12/11 - 08:50 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Fourth Season Premiere Sashays Onto Logo, Monday, January 30th
Guest judges this season include Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Amber Riley, Kelly Osbourne, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rose McGowan, Wynonna Judd and Natalie Cole.

[12/12/11 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is Sunday's #1 Entertainment Show with Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 11.

[12/12/11 - 08:39 AM]
MTV Dances Into the New Year With "NYE in NYC 2012," Featuring Performances by Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, J Cole, Jason Derulo and Mac Miller
Plus: Vanessa Marano and Katie LeClerc of the series "Switched At Birth" will also stop by to join the celebration.

[12/12/11 - 08:23 AM]
Jay-Z & Kanye West's Watch the Throne, The Film The Tree of Life, Spotify and Miss Piggy Among USA Network's Top "Character Approved" Ideas and Influencers of 2011
Each of the 11 experts who contribute weekly updates to the blog handpicked their top people, places and/or things that have had the greatest impact in 2011.

[12/12/11 - 08:22 AM]
Garden State Style Returns to Oxygen With the Premiere of the Second Season of "Jersey Couture" on Tuesday, February 7th at 10 PM ET/PT
In the Oxygen series, "running the family business means having a flair for fashion, accessories, and even the right undergarments."

[12/12/11 - 08:16 AM]
"ABC News' Your Voice, Your Vote Debate" is the No. 1 Program on Saturday in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 10.

[12/12/11 - 08:13 AM]
Giants-Cowboys Earns 16.1 Overnight Rating on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 11.

[12/12/11 - 07:31 AM]
All-New Series "Gator Boys" Shows the Hands-On Gator Wrangling of Paul and Jimmy, Beginning Sunday, January 8 on Animal Planet
The six-part, one-hour series follows their Florida business, "Gator Boys Alligator Rescue."

[12/12/11 - 07:11 AM]
Sexy Supernatural Drama Series "Lost Girl" Will Premiere on Syfy Monday, January 16 at 10PM
The Anna Silk-led drama will follow the second season of "Being Human" on Monday nights.

[12/12/11 - 07:03 AM]
ION Television Acquires Crime Drama "Cold Case" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
As part of the deal, ION is also extending and expanding its rights to the drama "Without a Trace."

[12/12/11 - 06:01 AM]
BET Networks Recognizes Phenomenal Individuals Legendary in African-American Culture for Music, Literature, Entertainment, Media, Service and Education Achievements in the Fifth Annual BET Honors
The 2012 honored recipients include Maya Angelou, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Spike Lee, the Tuskegee Airmen and Beverly Kearney.

[12/12/11 - 05:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Rudolph" Gives CBS Demo Victory
ABC's Republican Presidential candidate debate however is the night's most-watched program.

[12/12/11 - 05:01 AM]
Budweiser Gets National Airtime on ABC with Groundbreaking Social Reality Show
The seven-episode series "Bud United presents: The Big Time" will premiere Saturday, January 21 on the Alphabet.

[12/10/11 - 09:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Frosty the Snowman" Tops Competitive Night for CBS
The Eye shares the demo crown with NBC, wins tight race with ABC.

[12/10/11 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Hits a 7-Week High on Friday in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 9.

[12/09/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 9
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "Against the Wall"; ABC books "A Smile as Big as the Moon" for January 29; plus "Celebrity Wife Swap" premiere moves up to January 2.

[12/09/11 - 10:02 PM]
Winner Announced on Second Season Finale of CMT's "Sweet Home Alabama"
Plus: season three of the dating series is set to premiere Friday, January 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[12/09/11 - 02:49 PM]
Video: Bono and Sting Applaud "Glee" as They Sing for Charity
The series will donate 100% of the net monies from the sales of its version of Band Aid's 1984 hit "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to The Band Aid Trust.

[12/09/11 - 01:03 PM]
Comedy Central: January 2012 Programming Highlights
Look for the return of "Tosh.0" plus the debut of original sketch-comedy series "Key & Peele."

[12/09/11 - 11:56 AM]
AMC Acquires Television Rights to "CSI: Miami" from CBS Television Distribution
The series will make its AMC debut on Monday, January 2nd at 5pm EST and airs regularly at 5pm, Monday through Friday.

[12/09/11 - 11:23 AM]
Back by Popular Demand, Catch a Double Header of "Beavis and Butt-Head" and "Good Vibes," When MTV Airs Another Special Two-Hour Animation Block on Thursday, December 15
Plus: Mila Kunis guest-stars as herself in the "Good Vibes" episode airing at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/09/11 - 09:55 AM]
ABC Family Has Wrapped Production on the New Pilot "Baby Daddy"
The multi-camera comedy was shot in front of a live audience this week at the Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood.

[12/09/11 - 09:53 AM]
TLC Presents Riveting One-Hour Special With Dr. Jan Garavaglia, The Chief Medical Examiner on the Caylee Anthony Case
Plus: "Dr. G: Medical Examiner" returns to Discovery Fit & Health on Friday, December 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/09/11 - 09:32 AM]
"Remodeled" to Get Multiple Runs During Its First Two Weeks on The CW
Plus: "90210" will now return Tuesday, January 17 while "Ringer" gets bumped to Tuesday, January 31.

[12/09/11 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 8.

[12/09/11 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Documentary "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" Debuts January 12
The award-winning trilogy spawned a world-wide movement to free three convicted men - Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley - known as The West Memphis 3.

[12/09/11 - 09:13 AM]
Animal Planet Launches a New Season of "Infested!" on December 30, at 9 PM ET/PT
The series returns with seven new hour-long episodes and two "best-of" episodes.

[12/09/11 - 08:49 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Surge in CBS Victory
"The Mentalist" and "Person of Interest" both post big gains from their last original episodes.

[12/09/11 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's Scores among Younger Viewers with its Holiday Specials on Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 8.

[12/09/11 - 08:10 AM]
ABC Family Has Begun Production on the New Pilot "Village People"
Jennie Garth), John O'Hurley, Sadie Calvano, Sebastian Sozzi and Rachel Cannon star in the multi-camera comedy.

[12/09/11 - 07:53 AM]
Video: "Spartacus: Vengeance" Sneak Peek
Check out four minutes of footage from the new season, with an introduction by new star Liam McIntyre.

[12/08/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 8
Updates include: ABC orders extra episode of "Castle"; USA pushes "Common Law" to the summer; and Goldie Hawn-led "Viagra Diaries" nears green light at HBO.







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