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[01/17/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 17
Updates include: CBS orders two drama pilots; David Koechner to star in NBC's "Friday Night Dinner"; and Kari Lizer lands a second pilot, this time at ABC.

[01/17/12 - 04:49 PM]
NBC to Encore "Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl" and "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" This Saturday
The former drew NBC's biggest overall audience in the time period, excluding Olympics, since February 18, 2008, on Monday.

[01/17/12 - 04:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Climbs to Series High for Discovery
The series also reclaims the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/17/12 - 03:40 PM]
BBC America to Air "Luther" This Sunday in Celebration of Idris Elba's Golden Globe Win for Best Actor
The four-episode marathon airs Sunday, January 22, from 11:00am ET to 3:00pm ET.

[01/17/12 - 03:17 PM]
Disney Channel Original Movie "Frenemies" Buddies Up With 4.2 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/17/12 - 02:11 PM]
HBO Acquires Domestic Broadcast Rights to "Me @The Zoo," A 2012 Sundance Film Festival Selection
Directed by Chris Moukarbel and Valerie Veatch, the film is an in-depth exploration of the new phenomenon of internet celebrity.

[01/17/12 - 01:48 PM]
Grant Bowler Signs on for Lead in Syfy's Upcoming Epic Science Fiction Series, "Defiance"
The visionary enterprise is in collaboration with Trion Worlds, with the Syfy series and Trion's multi-platform shooter MMO poised to debut simultaneously.

[01/17/12 - 01:16 PM]
Lifetime's Dance Moms Franchise Gets Even Hotter!!! Network Picks Up "Dance Moms: Miami"
The six-episode spin-off will go behind-the-scenes at Miami-based Stars Dance Studio.

[01/17/12 - 12:47 PM]
"Hell on Wheels" Reigns as AMC's Second Highest Rated Original Series
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/17/12 - 12:43 PM]
New Seasons of "Jerseylicious" and "Big Rich Texas" Bring Big Hair and Bigger Drama to the Style Network on February 19
As previously reported, the new seasons will air back-to-back beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/17/12 - 12:43 PM]
CMT's Two New Original Series "Bayou Billionaires" and "My Big Redneck Vacation" Premiere This Saturday Beginning at 9:00 P.M., ET/PT
The newcomers will air at 9:00/8:00c and 9:30/8:30c, respectively, on the cable channel.

[01/17/12 - 11:47 AM]
NBC to Broadcast "The 43rd NAACP Image Awards" in Live, Two-Hour Event on February 17
The Peacock will take over the broadcast rights to the ceremony from FOX.

[01/17/12 - 11:45 AM]
Syfy's "Powerful Mondays" Return With Powerhouse Premieres of "Being Human" and "Lost Girl"
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, January 16.

[01/17/12 - 11:28 AM]
"Cougar Town" Joins the ABC Tuesday Comedy Block, Beginning February 14
The series will air Tuesdays at 8:30/7:30c on the Alphabet.

[01/17/12 - 10:41 AM]
"Curious and Unusual Deaths" Premieres Friday, February 17 on Discovery Fit & Health
Back-to-back episodes will air Friday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/17/12 - 10:25 AM]
DirecTV Dominates Super Bowl Weekend with Two All Star Events on Saturday, Feb. 4
Highlights include "The DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowl," now in its sixth year.

[01/17/12 - 09:46 AM]
Giants/Packers on FOX Scores Most-Watched Divisional Game Ever
FOX spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/17/12 - 09:43 AM]
Raycom Media and ITV Studios America's Hit Syndicated Strip Series "America Now," Hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic, Expands With New Distribution
Starting this month, the show has a new primetime clearance on WADL in Detroit.

[01/17/12 - 09:27 AM]
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2012," An Interactive Countdown Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Jillian Michaels, To Be Broadcast Wednesday, Feb. 1
The annual CBS special will count down the 10 greatest Super Bowl commercial brands which will vie for the number one spot.

[01/17/12 - 09:25 AM]
CBS Comedies Rise in Demos Versus Events and Premieres on the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 16.

[01/17/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's Monday Builds to a 2-Month High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 16.

[01/17/12 - 08:58 AM]
Oxygen Picks Up Second Season of Critically Acclaimed "The Glee Project," Returning Summer 2012
"The Glee Project" will air on Oxygen this summer with 14 contenders - two more than season one - additional themes and all new music.

[01/17/12 - 08:48 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Alcatraz" Is FOX's Best Drama Debut in Three Years
The show's two-hour debut is the network's top launch among adults 18-49 since "Lie to Me."

[01/17/12 - 08:27 AM]
MTV Releases "Teen Mom" Soundtrack With Proceeds Going to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
Available exclusively on iTunes, proceeds will go to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

[01/17/12 - 07:57 AM]
"The 66th Annual Tony Awards(R)" to Be Broadcast in a Three-Hour Ceremony, Live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, Sunday, June 10 on the CBS Television Network
The awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been a part of the CBS family since 1978.

[01/16/12 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 16
Updates include: Loretta Devine joins Lifetime's "The Client List"; Joe Lando to recur on The CW's "The Secret Circle"; and Megan Fox is the latest eyed for "Elizabeth & Richard: A Love Story."

[01/16/12 - 12:44 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Broadcasts of AFC Wild Card and Divisional Playoff Games Averaging Highest Overall Viewership in 25 Years for AFC TV Package
CBS spins the numbers for the NFL postseason coverage to date.

[01/16/12 - 11:50 AM]
First-Time Actor(R) Nominees Kyle Chandler, Judy Greer, Maya Rudolph and Octavia Spencer to Present at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
They'll join the previously announced Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Larry Hagman, Armie Hammer, Ed Helms, Ken Howard, Regina King, Julianna Margulies, Natalie Portman and Dick Van Dyke.

[01/16/12 - 10:12 AM]
"America's Most Wanted" and Lifetime Make First Captures
The suspects, Antonio Barnes and Earl Jackson, were featured on the show's Friday, January 6 episode.

[01/16/12 - 08:58 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Overrun Gives FOX "Dynamite" Premiere
Plus: the Golden Globes return down a few ticks from last year's ceremony among adults 18-49.

[01/16/12 - 07:33 AM]
Interview: "Alcatraz" Co-Stars Jorge Garcia & Sarah Jones
Plus: executive producer Jack Bender on the new drama, premiering tonight on FOX.

[01/16/12 - 07:01 AM]
Starz Takes Spartacus Outside the Arena with New "Spartacus: Vengeance The Game," Sampling Opportunities for First Episode of Returning Spartacus Series
Beginning January 20, the first full episode will be available to more than 61.1 million multichannel households in advance of its January 27 premiere.

[01/15/12 - 01:01 PM]
Hulu Unveils Slate of New Original Programming
The line-up kicks off on February 14 with the launch of Hulu's first original scripted series, "Battleground."

[01/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Napoleon Dynamite" Co-Star Jon Heder
Part three of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[01/15/12 - 09:30 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Napoleon Dynamite" Co-Star Tina Majorino
Part two of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[01/15/12 - 09:29 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Napoleon Dynamite" Co-Star Efren Ramirez
Part one of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[01/15/12 - 09:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Patriots/Broncos Blowout Puts CBS in Front
Said coverage tops last year's divisional playoff showdown between the Packers and Falcons.

[01/15/12 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's Miss America Pageant Surges 13% Year to Year Against the NFL Playoffs
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/12 - 06:07 PM]
"Braxton Family Values" - WE tv's Hit Original Series - Continues Thursdays at 9PM ET/PT
The show's new 19-episode season airs Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/14/12 - 06:06 PM]
WE tv Launches a Brand-New Original Series - "Mary Mary" Premieres Thursday, March 29 at 10PM ET/PT
The 10-episode series tracks the three-time Grammy award-winning gospel duo Erica and Tina Campbell.

[01/14/12 - 06:05 PM]
Happily Ever After Begins Now David's Back for WE tv's Quintessential Night of Makeover Magic!
New episodes continue on Sundays at 9:00/8:00c from January 15 through April 1.

[01/14/12 - 06:04 PM]
"Shannen Says" - All-New Series Premieres Tuesday, April 3 at 9PM ET/PT on WE tv
Shannen Doherty and Kurt Iswarienko star in the eight-episode series, which track the weeks leading up to their wedding.

[01/14/12 - 05:12 PM]
Sundance Channel's "Top of the Lake" Begins Production on February 7th in New Zealand
The project stars Elisabeth Moss, Holly Hunter, Peter Mullan and David Wenham.

[01/14/12 - 05:11 PM]
Sundance Channel Greenlights New Original Non-Fiction Series "Push Girls"
The series traces "the lives of four dynamic, outspoken and beautiful women who, by accident or illness, have been paralyzed from the neck or the waist down."

[01/14/12 - 05:10 PM]
Sundance Channel Greenlights Third Season of Fashion Series "All On The Line with Joe Zee"
The new season will "include an all new set of struggling designers who will look to Zee protect their creative vision while helping them achieve commercial success."

[01/14/12 - 05:04 PM]
AMC Kicks Off the New Year With Programming Lineup of Film Classics and Favorites
"AMC Celebrates" events will honor "Saturday Night Fever," "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and "Blade Runner."

[01/14/12 - 05:03 PM]
AMC Announces 16 Episode Order for "The Walking Dead" Season 3
The series returns for the back half of its second season on Sunday, February 12.

[01/14/12 - 05:02 PM]
AMC's New Unscripted Series, "Comic Book Men," Debuts February 12 at 10 PM
The six-part series is executive produced by Kevin Smith, Charlie Corwin and Elyse Seiden.

[01/14/12 - 05:01 PM]
"Mad Men" Season 5 Debuts with Two-Hour Premiere on Sunday, March 25
Plus: "The Killing" also returns with two-hour premiere on Sunday, April 1.

[01/14/12 - 04:01 PM]
The Weather Channel Premieres New Series "Hurricane Hunters" in July 2012
The series follows "the high-stakes world of pilots who fly planes into hurricanes to gather meteorological data from the eye of the storm."







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[11/28/14 - 10:29 AM]
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[11/28/14 - 08:25 AM]
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[11/28/14 - 08:19 AM]
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[11/28/14 - 07:59 AM]
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[11/27/14 - 12:01 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 11:15 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 10:45 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 10:45 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 09:56 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 09:45 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 09:14 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 09:08 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 08:52 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
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[11/26/14 - 08:31 AM]
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