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[01/25/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 25
Updates include: Rainn Wilson's Dwight Schrute eyed for "The Office" spin-off; Cinemax orders Alan Ball's "Banshee" to series; and CBS greenlights "Widow Detective" pilot.

[01/25/12 - 03:33 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom," "Storage Wars" Hold Off Dramas
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "All Star Dealers," Cartoon Network's "Level Up" and Lifetime's "America's Supernanny."

[01/25/12 - 02:24 PM]
From Cat Food Addicts to Mechaphiliacs TLC's Third Season of "My Strange Addiction" Set to Premiere February 12th
Eight all new episodes have been ordered that will air back to back over four weeks.

[01/25/12 - 02:11 PM]
Derek Hough, Michael Strahan & Jerry O'Connell to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" the Week of February 6-10, 2012
Guests that week include Debra Messing, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Weatherly, Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson.

[01/25/12 - 01:05 PM]
"The Rosie Show" Welcomes Executive Producer Shane Farley and Reveals a New Look for 2012
Farley brings over 15 years experience producing talk shows, most recently on "Rachael Ray."

[01/25/12 - 11:44 AM]
HBO to Offer Episode Two of "Luck" a Full Week Early on HBO GO(R)
The episode will become available simultaneously with the linear premiere of the pilot, which formally debuts this Sunday, January 29.

[01/25/12 - 11:31 AM]
Ovation Originals to Debut Dramatic Period Mini-Series "Cloudstreet" on Saturday, March 10
The six-part mini-series - starring Stephen Curry, Essie Davis, Kerry Fox and Emma Booth - will then air each consecutive Saturday night.

[01/25/12 - 10:44 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee George Clooney "Descends" Onto Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" Stage
The two-hour installment premieres Tuesday, January 31 at 7:00/6:00c.

[01/25/12 - 10:36 AM]
"Judge Judy" Tops Court Shows for 800th Week in a Row
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/25/12 - 10:35 AM]
CBS Dramas Place First Every Weekday at 10:00 PM in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and Four of Five Nights in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/25/12 - 09:38 AM]
History Announces New Mud-Breaking Series "Mudcats" - Premieres Thursday, February 9 at 10pm ET/PT
The newcomer will follow "Swamp People" on Thursday nights.

[01/25/12 - 08:43 AM]
Sony Pictures Television to Partner With Syco Entertainment and Overbrook Entertainment to Launch New Global TV Format in Search of the Next DJ Superstar
Said companies will soon announce their broadcast partners in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

[01/25/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins With "Idol" Encore, State of the Union
The President's address collectively draws 25.49 million viewers on the broadcast networks, on par with last year.

[01/25/12 - 08:37 AM]
Investigation Discovery Enlists Actor and Voiceover Artist Erik Todd Dellums to Narrate "Killer Trials: Judgment Day"
The 26-episode series premieres with back-to-back episodes on Friday, February 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/25/12 - 08:33 AM]
USA Network Pushes Into New Genre With Reality Series "The Moment"
Kurt Warner hosts the nine-episodes series, set to premiere third quarter.

[01/25/12 - 08:32 AM]
CBS Announces the Cast for the 20th Season of the Multi-Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Amazing Race," Premiering Feb. 19
Among this season's participants: recent "Big Brother" winner Rachel Reilly.

[01/25/12 - 08:31 AM]
CBS, the Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions Announce a New 10-Year Agreement for the Annual ACM Awards
In addition to the annual awards telecast, the new agreement also includes the continued broadcast of annual two-hour ACM specials.

[01/25/12 - 08:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Co-Star Kiefer Sutherland
Part three of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[01/25/12 - 08:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Co-Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Part two of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[01/25/12 - 08:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Co-Star David Mazouz
Part one of three from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[01/25/12 - 07:36 AM]
Smithsonian Channel Black History Month Anchored by "MLK: The Assassination Tapes"
The one-hour special premieres Sunday, February 12 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/25/12 - 07:10 AM]
NBCUniversal Surrounds Super Bowl XLVI - Features and Segments Include CNBC, Golf Channel, Bravo, Telemundo, Access Hollywood, Weather Channel, E!, Style, G4, iVillage
Plus: "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" to originate four shows from Indianapolis including a live show on Super Bowl Sunday night.

[01/25/12 - 03:01 AM]
VH1's "Mob Wives" to Debut Half-Hour Post-Show "Mob Wives: The Sit Down"
Carrie Keagan will host the series, which premieres this Sunday, January 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/24/12 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 24
Updates include: ABC greenlights its own take on "Beauty and the Beast"; The CW, FOX add to pilot orders; and Paula Malcomson joins "Ray Donovan" at Showtime.

[01/24/12 - 05:52 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Still Unstoppable for History
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Love & Hip-Hop," Cartoon Network's "Regular Show" and truTV's "Lizard Lick Towing."

[01/24/12 - 04:46 PM]
Bravo's Monday Night Line-Up Shatters Records for "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," "It's a Brad, Brad World" and "Watch What Happens Live" Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, January 23.

[01/24/12 - 03:15 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kourtney & Kim," "Housewives" Top Demos
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Conjoined Twins: Separation Anxiety," truTV's "Vegas Strip" and ABC Family's "A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song."

[01/24/12 - 02:40 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" is Monday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 and Female Teens
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 23.

[01/24/12 - 02:29 PM]
USA Wins the Week With "White Collar" and "Royal Pains" Midseason Debuts
USA spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 01:31 PM]
Showtime(R) Continues Black History Month Celebration With "Phunny Business: A Black Comedy"
The film chronicles the rise and fall of Chicago's All Jokes Aside, one of the preeminent comedy clubs in the country.

[01/24/12 - 11:42 AM]
CBS Flirts With Valentine's Day With Four Romantically-Themed Episodes on Monday, Feb. 13
The Eye details the upcoming holiday-themed installments of its Monday comedies.

[01/24/12 - 11:41 AM]
Disney Weekly Ratings - Disney Channel is TV's #1 Network in Total Day for a Record 32 Straight Weeks in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 11:36 AM]
Chiller Announces Airdates for "Real Fear: The Truth Behind the Movies" and 2nd Original Film, "Brian Keene's Ghoul"
"Ghoul" premiers Friday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c while special "Real Fear" debuts Sunday, March 11.

[01/24/12 - 11:34 AM]
Oxygen's "House" Party Continues on Friday, January 27th Beginning at 6PM
The seven-episode stack will also encore on Saturday, January 28 beginning at 10 AM ET/PT.

[01/24/12 - 11:26 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - FOX Moves Into Season Lead, Outrates Other Four Networks Combined
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 11:15 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's NBA Coverage Continues to Deliver Double-Digit Gains vs. Last Year
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 11:06 AM]
Nickelodeon's "iCarly" Is Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Program This Week, Tallying Almost 5 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 10:55 AM]
Stacy London Produces New TLC Fashion Series on One-of-a-Kind Brooklyn Clothing Boutique
The eight-part series, from BBC Worldwide Productions, is set to premiere in May.

[01/24/12 - 10:39 AM]
Oxygen Media Celebrates the Return of Reality Series "Jersey Couture" With Grand Opening of Pop-Up Beauty Bar in New York City's NoHo
The second season returns with two half-hour back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, February 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/12 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health Unveils the Most "Curious and Unusual Deaths"
As previously announced, the six-part series premieres Friday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/12 - 10:29 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "Betty White's 90th Birthday" Celebrates With NBC's Biggest Overall Audience in Its Monday Time Period, Excluding Olympics, in Nearly Three Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - ABC Finishes No. 2 to Fox with Young Adults and Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 10:04 AM]
Singer/Actress Christina Milian to Guest Star on "A Gifted Man" as a Successful Pop Star Suffering from Unusual Symptoms
The episode, airing February 17, also marks the reunion of "ER" alums Eriq LaSalle (directing) and Michael Beach.

[01/24/12 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - "The Big Bang Theory" Tops "American Idol" in Adults 18-49 at 8:00 PM
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 09:50 AM]
"Shark Tank" Kicks Off Season 3 With Over $200,000 in Deal Offers
Plus: Sony Pictures Television spins the numbers for Friday, January 20.

[01/24/12 - 09:41 AM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Expands to Air Sundays and Mondays Through February
Upcoming two-part installments include "Sean Penn in Haiti," "Hasidic Jews of Brooklyn" and "Tony Robbins."

[01/24/12 - 09:40 AM]
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Hosts "Deadliest Catch" Skippers and Mike Rowe from "Dirty Jobs" This February
Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand will appear on the February 2-3 episodes with Rowe on the February 27-28 installments.

[01/24/12 - 09:09 AM]
G4 and NBC Partner to Broadcast the New Season of "American Ninja Warrior" The World's Most Difficult and Action-Packed Obstacle Course Competition Series Airing Weekly This Summer
This cycle, NBC will air the preliminary finals, as well as the grand finale.

[01/24/12 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits Season Highs/"Castle" is Monday's Most-Watched TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 23.

[01/24/12 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Alcatraz" Holds Strong in Second Week
The newcomer is one of only three new dramas this season to post a 3.0 rating or more in its second week.







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[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.

[05/04/16 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Mom-Themed Marathon of "Family Feud," Sunday, May 8
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day.

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.

[05/04/16 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in May with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Brie Larson (May 7), Drake (May 14) and Fred Armisen (May 21) will close out the show's season.

[05/04/16 - 01:01 PM]
Megyn Kelly to Sit Down with Laverne Cox during "MEGYN KELLY presents," Airing Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
As previously announced, the special also will feature Kelly's first extensive sit-down interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

[05/04/16 - 12:02 PM]
"Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule" Season 4 Premieres Friday, June 17th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim
The new season will be followed by "Decker: Unclassified," starring Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington.

[05/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
Start Your Summer with an Animated Adventure During Freeform's "Funday" Weekend Programming Event on May 14 and 15
Experience college through Mike Wazowski's eye, whip up recipes with Remy, and cheer on Wreck-It Ralph and Aladdin as they attempt to prove themselves as heroes.

[05/04/16 - 11:57 AM]
GSN to Launch First Spinoff Series from "Skin Wars" Franchise; "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Debuts Wednesday, June 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The series features three of "Skin Wars" top former contestants who mentor six new, highly accomplished artists each week.

[05/04/16 - 10:49 AM]
National Geographic Launches a Covert Investigation Into the Disappearance of Adventurer Cody Dial in Riveting True-Crime Series, "Missing Dial"
The six-part series launches Sunday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/04/16 - 10:25 AM]
Valerie Bertinelli Entertains Friends & Family on the Return of "Valerie's Home Cooking"
Valerie is back in the kitchen sharing her tips for easy-to-make, delicious dishes and homemade recipes, adding her own signature touches and flavor along the way.

[05/04/16 - 10:08 AM]
TNT Teams Up with E4 on "Foreign Bodies"
The series is the story of a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three-month trip around Asia.

[05/04/16 - 10:01 AM]
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach Joins ESPN
Wambach will cover international sporting events for the network later this summer at the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in France and 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

[05/04/16 - 09:39 AM]
E! Announces Four New Unscripted Series as the Pop Culture Powerhouse Continues to Expand on Successful Primetime Slate
Highlights include a spin-off of hit franchise "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) set against the sunny, sexy backdrop of South Florida.

[05/04/16 - 09:34 AM]
Netflix Celebrates "Marseille"
In advance of the series launch on May 5, Netflix surprised the residents of Marseille today in true Hollywood fashion when a french twist of the original "Hollywood" sign was erected to overlook the city.