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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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[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
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[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
Bakers Battle to Rise to the Top on Food Network's "Cake Wars"
Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.