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[02/01/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: ABC adds two more comedy pilots; Jennifer Finnigan first to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Kevin Bacon to star in Kevin Williamson's FOX pilot.

[02/01/12 - 04:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Returns Strong for Comedy Central
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Sorority Girls," Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" and Comedy Central's "Key & Peele."

[02/01/12 - 04:07 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Leads the Pack Once Again
Plus: numbers for TLC's "The Next Great Baker," Discovery's "First Week In" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[02/01/12 - 02:16 PM]
Randy Jackson, Tony Potts & Josh Groban to Co-Host "Live! with Kelly" the Week of February 13-17, 2012
Guests that week include Nicolas Cage, Tracy Morgan, Ricky Martin, Nicki Minaj, Khloe Kardashian, George Eads, Katharine McPhee and Reese Witherspoon.

[02/01/12 - 02:05 PM]
CBS News Announces the Legends and Newsmakers for "Person to Person," A CBS News Broadcast Special on Wednesday, Feb. 8 (8:00 PM, ET/PT)
Actor George Clooney, billionaire Warren Buffett and rocker Jon Bon Jovi will share their most prized possessions and the unforgettable stories behind them.

[02/01/12 - 01:07 PM]
Disney Channel celebrates Black History Month With New "This Is Me" Interstitials Spotlighting What Black History Means to Kids
"We are proud to commemorate Black History Month with programming content that empowers kids to express themselves and share how they are already making a difference in the world," said Ron Pomerantz.

[02/01/12 - 12:56 PM]
Tom Cruise to Present at 84th Academy Awards on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 26
Cruise was nominated for his lead performances in "Born on the Fourth of July" and "Jerry Maguire."

[02/01/12 - 12:55 PM]
Documentary on "Goose" Tatum and New Vignettes Highlight ESPN's Black History Month Programming
"Goose," a one-hour documentary about the legendary Harlem Globetrotter, premieres Sunday, February 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/01/12 - 11:49 AM]
Ridley Scott's "Prophets of Science Fiction" Returns This February on Science
Isaac Asimov, Jules Verne, Robert Heinlein and George Lucas are on tap beginning Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/01/12 - 11:00 AM]
"NYC 22," A New Character-Driven Police Drama, Premieres Sunday, April 15, 10:00 PM
The newcomer will take over for "CSI: Miami," which will have completed its run of original episodes for the season.

[02/01/12 - 10:55 AM]
Bravo Celebrates Love With Two Valentine's Day Specials Airing on February 14th
On tap are "The Ring Leader" (originally set for Monday, February 27) and "The Millionaire Matchmaker Valentine's Day WWHL Special."

[02/01/12 - 10:19 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up New Seasons of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication"
"These three shows are clearly resonating with audiences as evidenced by their steady growth on Sunday nights," said David Nevins.

[02/01/12 - 10:01 AM]
MTV and Logo Jointly Announce the "It Gets Better" Special, Featuring Dan Savage of MTV's Upcoming Series "Savage U," Airing Tuesday, February 21 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Both Networks
Adam Levine, Zachary Quinto, Margaret Cho, Chaz Bono and Vinny Guadagnino are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[02/01/12 - 10:00 AM]
Interview: "One Tree Hill" Creator Mark Schwahn
The show's mastermind chats about what's in store for its swan song.

[02/01/12 - 09:32 AM]
Lifetime's Hit Drama "Army Wives" and Award-Winning "Coming Home" to Return March 4, 2012
Clint Black, Elmo and The Oakland Raiders are among those featured in the latter's new season.

[02/01/12 - 09:32 AM]
NBA TV Continues to Set Record Ratings During the 2011-12 Regular Season
NBA TV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/01/12 - 09:22 AM]
College Comedians to Hit the Stage in February for the Fifth Annual Rooftop Comedy National College Comedy Competition, Presented by TBS and Sponsored by Wendy's
The top comedians will then have the opportunity to perform at the TBS Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Chicago this June.

[02/01/12 - 09:09 AM]
Spike TV Announces Season Two of "Flip Men"
12 new episodes are on tap for the show's second season.

[02/01/12 - 09:03 AM]
MTV2 and the Lingerie Football League Deliver the Ultimate Tailgate on Sunday, February 5th
Look for a special edition of the "Sucker Free Countdown" at 11am ET/PT followed by the Lingerie Bowl IX Live at 4pm ET/1pm PT.

[02/01/12 - 08:48 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rallies Behind "Glee"
The series posts its largest audience since its third season premiere.

[02/01/12 - 08:44 AM]
Discovery Wants to Find "The World's Toughest Trucker" - High Octane New Competition Series Premiering Monday, February 13 at 10pm e/p
As previously reported, the newcomer will follow "American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior" on Monday nights.

[02/01/12 - 08:16 AM]
Food Network's January Is Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Month In Network History
Food Network spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/01/12 - 08:13 AM]
Logo's Season Debut of "RuPaul's Drag Race" on Monday Night Scores as the Highest-Rated Premiere in Network History
Logo spins the numbers for Monday, January 30.

[02/01/12 - 07:59 AM]
Susan Sarandon Brings Joy to "The Big C" on Showtime(R)
She'll play Joy, "a cancer survivor who uses her unique experience to inspire and motivate others."

[02/01/12 - 07:06 AM]
Syfy Saturday Original Movie "Swamp Volcano" Melts 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 28.

[02/01/12 - 07:01 AM]
Grammy(R) Award Nominee Katy Perry to Perform on "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 12, Live on CBS
Plus: Dierks Bentley, Drake, Miranda Lambert and Gwyneth Paltrow have been tapped as presenters.

[02/01/12 - 07:01 AM]
Daniel Tosh and Comedy Central(R) Announce Tosh Tour Twenty Twelve Kicking Off Thursday, April 5 in Austin, TX at the Bass Concert Hall with Tickets Going on Sale to the Public This Friday, February 3
Tosh Tour Twenty Twelve will travel nationwide starting on Thursday, April 5 in Austin, TX at the Bass Concert Hall.

[02/01/12 - 06:30 AM]
FOX Fires Up February
The network details its February sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[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.







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[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Taboo" Delights in FX Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
"The Great British Baking Show" Returns to PBS for a Fourth Season of Merriment in the Kitchen
PBS also announced it has committed to a fifth season of the series that has previously aired on the BBC.

[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming
PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Score Big for NBC, FOX
Nearly 49 million viewers turned into FOX at its peak for its Packers-Cowboys showdown.

[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
Steelers-Chiefs Score a Record Overnight Rating for a Primetime NFL Wild Card or Divisional Playoff Game
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/16/17 - 05:06 AM]
TEGNA and MGM Launching BOLD, a Live, Interactive, Multi-Platform Program
BOLD will be the industry's first live multi-daypart syndicated show, spotlighting the day's essential stories, information and trending social media content in real-time across multiple screens.

[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
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The twin Voyager spacecraft revolutionized planetary science, resolved key questions about the outer planets and raised intriguing new ones about the evolution of our solar system.

[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
PBS and Time Inc. Announce "Beyond a Year in Space"
The two specials explore the human limitations for space travel and what a mission to Mars will require.

[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces New Summer of Adventure
Look for six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world's most amazing places and cultures.

[01/15/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Series "Nova" Shares the Great American Solar Eclipse with Audiences Across the U.S. in Special Day-of-Event Presentation
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[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 05:06 PM]
AMC Announces 2017 Winter and Spring Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
The cable channel sets premieres for the martial arts drama "Into the Badlands," new epic "The Son" and the Emmy(R)-nominated "Better Call Saul."

[01/14/17 - 05:05 PM]
On the Heels of Three Golden Globe(R) Wins for "The Night Manager" AMC and the BBC Team Up Again with Best-Selling Author John le Carre
"The Spy" is being distributed internationally by Paramount and adapted by Academy Award winner Simon Beaufoy.