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    [tuesday, january 31, 2012]    
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[01/31/12 - 11:36 PM]
Video: HBO Films - "Game Change" Trailer
Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris star in the project, due in March.

[01/31/12 - 10:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 31
Updates include: Stephen Amell is The CW's "Arrow"; ABC greenlights Judy Greer comedy; and seven new dramas snag pilot orders.

[01/31/12 - 08:57 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Extends "Alcatraz" Run, Gives "House" Break in March
Said moves won't affect the previously announced debut of "Touch" on March 19.

[01/31/12 - 01:55 PM]
"The Wendy Williams Show" Announces Superstar February With Celebrity Co-Hosts Mario Lopez, Joan Rivers, Marc McGrath & Hulk Hogan
Upcoming guests include Mary J. Blige, Daniel Radcliffe, Donald Trump, Star Jones and Howie Mandel.

[01/31/12 - 01:14 PM]
UFC on FOX Dominates Primetime in Key Demos
FOX spins the numbers for Saturday, January 28.

[01/31/12 - 01:05 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Attracts Premier Advertising Partners for Season Two
Kia Motors, Sprint and Starbucks Coffee Company will serve as official sponsors of the show's sophomore run.

[01/31/12 - 12:58 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: SAG Awards Simulcast on Par With Last Year
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Luck," Food Network's "Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off" and Discovery's "Secrets of the FBI."

[01/31/12 - 12:15 PM]
"True Justice" Starring Steven Seagal Set to Premiere on ReelzChannel
The 13-episodes series launches Friday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/31/12 - 12:09 PM]
CBS Television Distribution Claims 8 of the Top 10 Shows in First-Run Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/31/12 - 12:08 PM]
CBS Orders Two More Editions of the Hidden Camera Special "I Get That a Lot"
Participants will be announced at a later date.

[01/31/12 - 11:46 AM]
DIY Network Launches "The Bronson Pinchot Project" With TV and Film Star Turned Restoration House-aholic Bronson Pinchot
The half-hour series bows Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[01/31/12 - 11:45 AM]
truTV Scores Top 10 Finish in January, Reaching New Heights With Biggest Month Ever with Key Demos
truTV spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/31/12 - 11:44 AM]
TBS Tops the January Charts as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network With Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 in Primetime for the Month
Turner spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/31/12 - 11:42 AM]
Animal Planet Finds Big Ratings in January
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/31/12 - 11:31 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery" First in Households, Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 28.

[01/31/12 - 10:59 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - NBC Sports' Coverage of the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl Fuels a Sunday Primetime Win in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 23-29.

[01/31/12 - 10:34 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps TV's #1 Rank in Total Day Across All Kid 6-11 Demos; #1 for the 21st Straight Month in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/31/12 - 10:25 AM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery's "Gold Rush," "Bering Sea Gold" Take Top Spots
Said duo are the most-watched programs in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/31/12 - 10:24 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "American Idol," "House," "Alcatraz," "UFC" and "Touch" Power FOX to Another Weekly Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 23-29.

[01/31/12 - 10:22 AM]
Comedy Central: March 2012 Programming Highlights - "South Park," "Ugly Americans" & "Ralphie May: Too Big to Ignore"
The animated comedies both return Wednesday, March 14 starting at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/12 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Family Posts Biggest January Ever; "Pretty Little Liars" is Cable #1 Scripted Series Across Core Females
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/31/12 - 10:01 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Scores Nearly 4 Million Viewers Marking the Second Most Watched Episode in Franchise History
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/31/12 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - CBS Wins the Week in Viewers; Posts Growth Over Same Week Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 23-29.

[01/31/12 - 09:58 AM]
Super Bowl Sunday: VH1 Gives Non-Sports Fans Something to Cheer About With a Full Day of the Best of the Network's Nostalgia-Themed Programming
Highlights include "40 Greatest TRL Moments," "I Love the 80s," "I Love the 90s" and "40 Greatest One Hit Wonders Of The 1990s."

[01/31/12 - 09:54 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Private Practice" Star KaDee Strickland, Thursday, February 2
She will be up on Twitter at @KaDeeStrick, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/31/12 - 09:52 AM]
USA Network Announces Second Characters Unite Month, Multi-Platform Effort to Shine a Spotlight on the Importance of Stopping Intolerance and Hate
Highlights include "NFL Characters Unite," a one-hour special airing Friday, February 10 at 7:00/6:00c.

[01/31/12 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - ABC Scores its Highest-Rated Monday Since November Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 23-29.

[01/31/12 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Renews "Luck" for Second Season
The pickup, which is for ten episodes, is slated to air in January 2013.

[01/31/12 - 09:13 AM]
Great Night for Showtime's Sunday Series
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/31/12 - 08:50 AM]
Calling All Dog Lovers, iPhone Photographers and Cake Bakers Extraordinaire! Bake a Cake for "Dog Whisperer's" 150th Episode and Get a Call From Cesar Millan
The anniversary installment airs Saturday, February 11 at 8:00/7:00c on Nat Geo Wild.

[01/31/12 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Ranks #1 at 9pm in Adults 18-49/"Castle" Marks Season-Best Repeat Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 30.

[01/31/12 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "House," "Alcatraz" Put FOX in Front
Said duo also posts big gains from "Human Target" and "Lie to Me" a year ago.

[01/31/12 - 08:15 AM]
Investigation Discovery Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary with its Best-Rated Month
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/31/12 - 08:01 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominee Adele to Make Much-Anticipated Return to the Stage on "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 12, Live on CBS
Said Adele: "It's an absolute honor to be included in such a night and for it to be my first performance in months is very exciting and of course nerve-racking, but what a way to get back into it all."

[01/31/12 - 08:00 AM]
Animal Planet's Best Debuting Series Ever, "Hillbilly Handfishin'", Returns With All-New Episodes Beginning February 8
Additionally, three new episodes follow on Sundays at 8:00/7:00c, beginning February 12.

[01/31/12 - 07:55 AM]
"Bering Sea Gold" Debuts as Highest-Rated Series Launch in Discovery Channel History
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 27.

[01/31/12 - 07:47 AM]
TLC to Document the Lives of Preacher Wives in New Series
The series will provide "a candid look into the holy worlds of outspoken ladies who work to ensure that their churches run as smooth as Southern-churned butter."

[01/31/12 - 06:39 AM]
2012 Pro Bowl on NBC Ranks as Second Most-Watched NFL All-Star Game in More Than a Decade
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/31/12 - 06:01 AM]
Electus International Acquires Global Distribution Rights for Two Reality Series From Howard Schultz's Lighthearted Entertainment
On tap are "Next," which originally aired on MTV in 2007-2008, and Anything for You," a new studio game show concept.

[01/30/12 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 30
Updates include: Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger dropped from "The X Factor"; Mindy Kaling to star in FOX comedy pilot; and ABC greenlights its "Scruples" revival.

[01/30/12 - 02:59 PM]
"Braxton Family Values" Ranks We Tv as The #1 Women's Network for the Night on Thursday, January 26
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, January 26.

[01/30/12 - 02:58 PM]
Shirley MacLaine to Join the Cast of "Downton Abbey" Season 3
MacLaine will play a new character, Martha Levinson, the mother of Lady Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern).

[01/30/12 - 01:34 PM]
Showtime(R) Is In For "The Ride" - Documentary Follows "The Amazing Race" Host Phil Keoghan on A Cross-Country Cycling Adventure To Premiere Saturday, February 18th at 8 PM (ET/PT)
In March 2009, 41-year-old Keoghan set out to pedal 3,500 miles from LA to New York.

[01/30/12 - 01:21 PM]
Starz "Spartacus: Vengeance" Returns with 2.7 Million Overall Weekend Viewers
Starz spins the numbers for Friday, January 27.

[01/30/12 - 12:25 PM]
E!'s "Kourtney & Kim Take New York" Season Finale on Sunday at 10PM Draws 4.5 Million Total Viewers, Scoring the Third Most-Watched Telecast in the Network's History
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/30/12 - 12:25 PM]
Spend Super Bowl Sunday With Your Favorite Cheerleaders as ABC Family Brings on the "Bring It On a Thon", Featuring All Five Films
The films feature such ABC Family stars as Ashley Benson, Francia Raisa and Cassie Scerbo.

[01/30/12 - 11:04 AM]
Betty White Wins Second Consecutive Screen Actors Guild Award(R) for her Role in TV Land's "Hot In Cleveland"
"We're grateful to work with her on 'Hot in Cleveland,' and couldn't be more proud of her continued achievements," said Larry W. Jones.

[01/30/12 - 11:00 AM]
Interview: "Gossip Girl" Executive Producer Josh Safran
The writer/producer teases tonight's 100th episode and beyond.

[01/30/12 - 10:20 AM]
New E! Special Reveals What Its Like Being Raised as a Child of a Celebrity Through Exclusive Interviews and Rare Family Photos When "Growing Up Hollywood" Premieres February 7th at 8PM ET/PT
The children of LL Cool J, Kathie Lee Gifford, Eddie Murphy, Diana Ross, Vanessa Williams, Corbin Bernsen and Belinda Carlisle are among those featured.

[01/30/12 - 10:08 AM]
Kraft, Walgreens and M&M's Are Just a Few of the Sponsors Featured on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" Premiering Sunday, February 19
In addition, The Mars Company will support the recent launch of the new M&M's character "Ms. Brown" with a season run of bumpers.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
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[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
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[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
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[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.