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[01/23/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 23
Updates include: NBC gets busy with 10 pilot orders; Jon Bernthal in early talks for TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and USA postpones comedy pilot "Paging Dr. Freed."

[01/23/12 - 04:34 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Tops Viewers, Demos for Discovery
Plus: numbers for HBO's "On Freddie Roach," History's "Brad Meltzer's Decoded" and Animal Planet's "Infested!"

[01/23/12 - 01:12 PM]
TLC Predges to Bring American Tradition to the UK - "Sorority Girls" Premieres Tuesday, January 31st at 9PM ET/PT
The eight week series is produced by 12 Yard Productions.

[01/23/12 - 01:01 PM]
Investigation Discovery's "Scorned: Love Kills" Scorches on Saturday Night and Becomes Network's 16th Series to Break 1.0 Household Mark Since January 2011
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/23/12 - 11:37 AM]
Phil Rosenthal's Comic Feature Documentary "Exporting Raymond" Debuts Feb. 16, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary won a 2010 Austin Film Festival Audience Award (Out of Competition Feature).

[01/23/12 - 11:25 AM]
5.8 Million Total Viewers Witness Lifetime's "Drew Peterson: Untouchable"
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/23/12 - 10:53 AM]
SOAPnet Broadcasts Four-Hour Valentine's Marathon of "General Hospital," Sunday, February 12 from 3:00-7:00 P.M., ET/PT
Winner of a record-setting 10 Emmys for Outstanding Daytime Drama, the program celebrates 49 years of broadcasting on April 1.

[01/23/12 - 10:51 AM]
CMT Celebrates Highest-Rated Original Series Telecasts in History With "Bayou Billionaires" and "My Big Redneck Vacation"
CMT spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/23/12 - 10:39 AM]
BET Networks to Air Live Political Expert Coverage on President Barack Obama's State of The Union Address Highlighting the Issues That Affect Black America
BET News correspondent Ed Gordon will moderate BET's State of The Union coverage live from the Newseum in Washington D.C.

[01/23/12 - 10:31 AM]
The King of Cringe-worthy Viral Videos Is Back! Daniel Tosh Returns With the Fourth Season Premiere of "Tosh.0" on Tuesday, January 31 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Daniel will put "an end to the speculation about his replacement as host in which he held an open casting call in Los Angeles during the season 3 finale episode."

[01/23/12 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Opens 2012 with TV's 3 Biggest Time-Shifted Gainers
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/23/12 - 10:21 AM]
Bravo Launches New Docu-Series "Shahs of Sunset" on Sunday, March 11 at 10PM ET/PT
The series gives viewers "a never-before-seen look inside the captivating lives of six young Persian-American friends in Los Angeles."

[01/23/12 - 10:17 AM]
FOX to Encore Sunday Night's "American Idol" This Tuesday, January 24 at 8:00/7:00c
Said encore will replace a repeat of "Glee," leading into the State of the Union Address at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/23/12 - 09:54 AM]
One of Television's Most Unconventional Couples Prove Once Again That Love Conquers All When the Second Season of "Ice Loves Coco" Premieres February 19 at 10:30PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: look for another all-new episode airing on a special night on Monday, February 20 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/23/12 - 09:49 AM]
Lea Michele to Guest Mentor Premiere Episode of Oxygen's "The Glee Project" Season Two
The second season of the series began filming earlier this week in Los Angeles.

[01/23/12 - 09:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFC Championship Delivers Over 50 Million Viewers in Prime
Plus: 19.75 million viewers stick around for a delayed "American Idol" at 10:57/9:57c.

[01/23/12 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is Sunday's #1 Non-Sports Show
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 22.

[01/23/12 - 09:04 AM]
Starz and BBC Worldwide Productions Cast Tom Riley as Leonardo da Vinci
He'll topline the upcoming original series "Da Vinci's Demons," from David S. Goyer.

[01/23/12 - 08:40 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores With Highest Rating for Afternoon AFC Championship Game in 18 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 22.

[01/23/12 - 07:59 AM]
Live Action: Animal Planet Renews "Call of the Wildman" and Picks Up New Series, "Northwoods Law"
16 brand-new, 30-minute episodes of "Wildman" will premiere in summer 2012.

[01/23/12 - 07:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches IDAddicts.com, Where Super Fans Can Get Their Fix - Warning: May Cause Dependency!
The social fansite launched this past weekend during the debut of ID's "Red Hot Saturdays" programming lineup.

[01/23/12 - 07:05 AM]
MTV2 Honors Hip-Hop's Past, Present and Future When "Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts" and "Hottest MCs In The Game VII" Join "Sucker Free Countdown" on Sunday, February 19th at 10PM ET/PT
Sway Calloway hosts both "MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps" and "Hottest MC's In The Game VII."

[01/23/12 - 06:59 AM]
FOX and Boost Mobile Present the Simpsons 500th Sweepstakes Offering One lucky Fan a Chance to Attend "The Simpsons" 500th Episode Party in Los Angeles
The winner will also receive a brand new Boost Mobile phone and phone service for three months courtesy of Boost Mobile.

[01/23/12 - 06:23 AM]
In a Worldwide First, the New 20th Century Fox Drama "Touch" Will Launch in More Than 100 Countries, With Global Marketing Support and a Global Advertising Sponsor
Unilever has come on board as the series' global advertising sponsor in a one-of-a-kind partnership.

[01/23/12 - 06:04 AM]
"Katie" Garners Outstanding Clearances, With 93% of the Country Sold
"Katie" will premiere on leading stations across the country in September 2012.

[01/22/12 - 09:20 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Tiny Demo Race
The Alphabet and Peacock each average a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49.

[01/21/12 - 09:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grimm," "Shark Tank" Spark NBC, ABC
Both series post big year-to-year increases for their respective networks.

[01/21/12 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with Strong Turnouts for its Entire Lineup
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 20.

[01/21/12 - 08:47 AM]
NBC News Statement on Republican Presidential Debate
The primetime debate, set for Monday, January 23 at 9:00/8:00c, is back on after all.

[01/20/12 - 10:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 20
Updates include: Kevin Nealon joins NBC's "Isabel"; "666 Park Avenue" lands pilot order at ABC; and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans on track for HBO's "The Corrections."

[01/20/12 - 05:13 PM]
"Archer" Season Premiere Ranks As Its Third Most-Watched Telecast Ever Among Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, January 19.

[01/20/12 - 04:20 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Holds Off Lakers/Heat on TNT
Plus: numbers for E!'s "When Girls Kill," Discovery's "Man, Woman, Wild" and FX's "Unsupervised."

[01/20/12 - 04:01 PM]
Electus Secures Global Distribution Rights for Spike TV's Reality Television Series Flip Men, American Digger and Car Lot Cowboy
"American Digger" and "Car Lot Cowboy" (formerly "Car Boss") are due in March and April, respectively.

[01/20/12 - 02:51 PM]
NBC Slates Full Hour of "30 Rock" for Thursday, February 9
Back-to-back episodes will air starting at 8:00/7:00c, pre-empting "Parks & Recreation" that night.

[01/20/12 - 02:45 PM]
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to Executive Produce New Discovery Channel Series, "Unchained Reaction"
The series, due in March, pits two teams of varying backgrounds against each other to build an elaborate chain reaction contraption.

[01/20/12 - 02:41 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Secrets of Eden" Premieres Saturday, February 4 at 8:00PM (ET)
John Stamos and Anna Gunn star in the film, based on Chris Bohjalian's New York Times best-selling novel.

[01/20/12 - 02:37 PM]
NBC Nixes Republican Primetime Debate on Monday, January 23
"Fear Factor" and "Rock Center With Brian Williams" are back on the schedule that night.

[01/20/12 - 01:53 PM]
"The Bronson Pinchot Project" Premieres Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10:30 p.m. ET on DIY Network
The series follows the character actor as he renovates old homes and buildings in Harford, Pennsylvania.

[01/20/12 - 01:39 PM]
TV Land's "Happily Divorced" Starring Fran Drescher Starts Production on Its Second Season
The new season will now air Wednesdays at 10:30/9:30c beginning March 7, bumping "Retired at 35" until later this year.

[01/20/12 - 01:23 PM]
Video: First Look - New "Frozen Planet" Promo
The seven-part series premieres Sunday, March 18 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery.

[01/20/12 - 01:12 PM]
Video: "House of Lies" Webisodes Available Online
The webisodes were written by Ben Schwartz and Wes Nickerson, and directed by Glynn Turman.

[01/20/12 - 11:03 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Jan. 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 9-13.

[01/20/12 - 11:02 AM]
"South Beach Tow" Returns to truTV on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
The series comes from Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions and Bodega Pictures.

[01/20/12 - 10:19 AM]
Unthinkable, Unsinkable: Discovery Examines the Costa Concordia Disaster in a World Premiere Special this Spring
"Discovery will piece together not only the immediate events but the bigger story of what comes next in recovery and restoration," said Nancy Daniels.

[01/20/12 - 09:46 AM]
Victor Garber Dials Up Trouble in the Third Season of "The Big C"
He'll play "a man who causes trouble for Sean (John Benjamin Hickey) when an accidental phone call leads to a harassing situation."

[01/20/12 - 09:39 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops "American Idol" in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in Common Half-Hour
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 19.

[01/20/12 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Wins at 9pm to Finish as Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 19.

[01/20/12 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Demos With "Idol," CBS Top Viewers
FOX's juggernaut - along with "The Office" and "Winter Wipeout" - are down significantly from a year ago.

[01/20/12 - 07:26 AM]
Steven Tyler & Carrie Underwood to Team at Super Bowl XLVI Saturday Night "CMT Crossroads" Special from Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam
The show, airing Saturday, February 4 at 11:00/10:00c, will originate from the Pepsi Coliseum at the Indiana State Fair Grounds.

[01/20/12 - 06:57 AM]
Showtime(R) Kicks Off Black History Month With Documentary "Brooklyn Boheme"
The film, "an intimate portrait of the Black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill from the mid-1980s through the 90s," premieres Thursday, February 2.







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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
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