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[02/08/12 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 8
Updates include: Jon Favreau to direct NBC's "Revolution"; Alfred Molina reports to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and James Purefoy joins Kevin Bacon on FOX's Kevin Williamson drama pilot.

[02/08/12 - 06:12 PM]
Steven Weber Stars in "Duke," A Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere April 28
Sarah Smyth, Allison Hossack, Kendall Cross and Martin Cummins also star in the film.

[02/08/12 - 04:26 PM]
Bravo Media Delivers Ratings Success on Tuesday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 7.

[02/08/12 - 03:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom 2" Climbs to Season High for MTV
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "Jersey Couture," E!'s "Growing Up Hollywood" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Orange County."

[02/08/12 - 03:02 PM]
"House" to End After Eight Seasons
David Shore, Katie Jacobs and Hugh Laurie issue a statement about the future of the show.

[02/08/12 - 01:32 PM]
Nickelodeon Strikes Sponsorship Deals for Brand-New "NICKMOM" Content Destination With General Mills, Target and Reckitt Benckiser
These multi-million dollar deals will include brand integration, content development and sponsorships across the new block, debuting in the fourth quarter on Nick Jr.

[02/08/12 - 01:31 PM]
Nickelodeon Announces Series Pick-Up, Development Slate for "NICKMOM" -- the Brand-New Content Destination for Today's Moms
First up: "NickMom Night Out," a 26-episode stand-up comedy series that takes moms out for a night at the comedy club.

[02/08/12 - 01:31 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Series "Being Human" for Third Season
"Jeremy Carver and Anna Fricke have taken this series to new heights this year and we're excited to see where the third season will go," said Mark Stern.

[02/08/12 - 01:02 PM]
"SNL" Alum Maya Rudolph Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on February 18 With Musical Guest Sleigh Bells
Rudolph currently stars in "Up All Night" alongside Will Arnett and Christina Applegate.

[02/08/12 - 12:34 PM]
Love Is in the Air as Nickelodeon Heartthrobs Big Time Rush Host "Crush Night," Saturday, Feb. 11, 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
Look for new episodes of "Victorious" and "How to Rock" on said night.

[02/08/12 - 12:16 PM]
Platypus Day Set Across Multi-Platy-Forms, Saturday, March 3 - "Phineas and Ferb" All-Day on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Plus: "The Platypus Walk" song will debut today, Wednesday, February 8.

[02/08/12 - 11:28 AM]
Ovation Premieres First Original Movie "We'll Take Manhattan" on Saturday, March 3
The John McKay film was previously slated to bow this Saturday, February 11.

[02/08/12 - 11:06 AM]
MTV to Premiere "Punk'd" & "The Pauly D Project" on Thursday, March 29 at 10PM ET/PT
The Ashton Kutcher-produced series was previously slated to return on Monday, March 19.

[02/08/12 - 10:56 AM]
Angelina Jolie to Present at 84th Academy Awards(R) on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 26 on ABC
In 1999 Jolie took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "Girl, Interrupted."

[02/08/12 - 10:17 AM]
Tears! Breakdowns! Fainting! Who Will Survive "American Idol's" Hardest Hollywood Week Ever?
FOX details the upcoming installments of the series due this month.

[02/08/12 - 09:48 AM]
"Breathless Bride: Dying to Live" Premieres Wednesday, February 29 on TLC
The one-hour special "captures the courageous story of a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer as she awaits a double lung transplant while planning her dream wedding."

[02/08/12 - 09:32 AM]
Electus and The Weinstein Company Attach Dave Erickson to Executive Produce Starz' Epic New Adventure Series "Marco Polo"
"John Fusco has created an epic character and adventure drama unlike anything I've read or seen on television. I'm proud to be part of it," said Dave Erickson.

[02/08/12 - 09:32 AM]
E! Presents Weekly Encore Performances of NBC's "The Voice" Beginning Saturday, February 11
Last year, said encores saw ratings increases by as much as 60% in its timeslot throughout the season.

[02/08/12 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights the One-Hour Scripted Drama, "Bunheads" from Executive Producer Amy Sherman-Palladino Starring Tony Award(R) Winning Actor Sutton Foster
The newcomer joins the network's recently announced new original series, "Baby Daddy" and "Beverly Hills Nannies."

[02/08/12 - 09:11 AM]
"NCIS" is #1 Program on Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 7.

[02/08/12 - 09:09 AM]
New Original Non Fiction Series "Push Girls" to Premiere on Sundance Channel, Tuesday, April 17th
The series "traces the lives of four dynamic, outspoken and beautiful women who, by accident or illness, have been paralyzed from the neck or the waist down."

[02/08/12 - 09:01 AM]
"The Ricky Gervais Show," the Animated Comedy Series Based on the Smash-Hit Podcast, Returns for Its Third Season April 20, Exclusively on HBO
13 all-new episodes will air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[02/08/12 - 08:50 AM]
Animal Planet Asks America to Elect Its Favorite Pet With Decision 2012
This year-long campaign will determine the country's first-ever clear-cut choice for animal companion from one of three parties: dogs, cats and independents.

[02/08/12 - 08:47 AM]
"The River" Opens at 11-Week Highs for ABC in the Time Period
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 7.

[02/08/12 - 08:43 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: 20 Million for 200th Episode of "NCIS"
Plus: ABC's "The River" posts big year-to-year gains in its two-hour debut.

[02/08/12 - 08:24 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Crime Thriller, "Whitechapel," Returns to BBC America's Dramaville
The six-part second season kicks off Wednesday, March 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/08/12 - 07:00 AM]
The Beach Boys to Reunite on the Grammy(R) Stage and Join With Grammy Nominees Maroon 5 and Foster the People for a Special Performance, on "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 12, Live on CBS
Als on tap: fellow nominees The Civil Wars, Diana Krall, Maceo Parker and Joe Walsh.

[02/08/12 - 06:57 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores the Depths of Depravity With New Series, "Deadly Sins"
The seven-part series launches Saturday, March 3 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[02/08/12 - 06:09 AM]
The Style Network Invades New York Fashion Week February 13-17
Programming highlights include the original special "Confessions of a Fashionette," airing Tuesday, February 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/08/12 - 06:01 AM]
Travel Channel's Hit Series "Ghost Adventures" Returns for a Sixth Season on Friday, March 9 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Each of the seven, one-hour episodes starts with an in-depth profile of a location's haunted past.

[02/07/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 7
Updates include: Allison Janney, Tony Shalhoub to hold "Friday Night Dinner" at NBC; Mandy Moore-led comedy a go at ABC; and Kyle Bornheimer, Jessica Lucas to topline pilots.

[02/07/12 - 06:09 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Original "Pawn Stars" Holds Off the Competition
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Kickin' It," Discovery's "First Week In" and History's "Cajun Pawn Stars."

[02/07/12 - 06:04 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Shameless" Wins Super Bowl Leftovers Battle
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Luck" and Food Network's "Cupcake Wars."

[02/07/12 - 05:39 PM]
NBC to Encore "The Voice's" Post-Super Bowl Episode This Thursday at 10:00/9:00c
Plus: last night's "The Voice" and the premiere of "Smash" will also rebroadcast this Saturday.

[02/07/12 - 04:10 PM]
Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII Scores Big on Television, Online and in the Twitterverse
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 5.

[02/07/12 - 03:00 PM]
Super Bowl XLVI Live Stream Sets Traffic Records
NBC spins the digital numbers for Sunday, February 5.

[02/07/12 - 02:22 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Competition Series "Face Off" for a Third Season
Production on season three will commence this Spring for a Summer 2012 premiere.

[02/07/12 - 02:01 PM]
"E! True Hollywood Story: Ice T and Coco" Premieres February 12 at 11:00 PM ET/PT on E!
The one-hour special airs the week prior to the return of "Ice Loves Coco."

[02/07/12 - 01:56 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Alums Join the First Lady During Second Annual Let's Move Initiative
Richard Blais, Fabio Viviani, Jennifer Carroll, Spike Mendelsohn, Grayson Schmitz and Ed Lee are among this year's participants.

[02/07/12 - 01:17 PM]
Premiere of Nickelodeon's Newest Live-Action Hit "How to Rock" Wins Time Period with All Kid and Tween Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 01:07 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Tops the Week in Entertainment Programming, Wins Five of Seven Nights
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Record-Breaking Super Bowl XLVI and "The Voice" Supercharge the Network's Top-Rated Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 12:03 PM]
"The Voice" and "Smash" Harmonize to Give NBC a Dominant Monday Night Win in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 6.

[02/07/12 - 12:00 PM]
"Judge Judy" Ties Season High and Is #1 Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 23-29.

[02/07/12 - 11:38 AM]
Grammy(R) Award Nominees Chris Brown, deadmau5, Foo Fighters, David Guetta and Lil Wayne to Perform Together on "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 12, Live on CBS
They'll team for a special performance highlighting dance/electronica music for the first time ever on the event.

[02/07/12 - 11:31 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Ranked #1 on Basic Cable for Total Day Delivery of All Young Adult and Young Men Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 11:09 AM]
She's Back! Bravo's "Bethenny Ever After" Returns for Season Three on February 20th at 9 PM ET/PT
Plus: check out a trailer of the upcoming season's highlights.

[02/07/12 - 11:04 AM]
TeenNick Debuts Brand-New Drama Series, "Dance Academy," Monday, Feb. 20, at 9:30 P.M. (ET)
The newcomer will then regularly air Fridays at 9:30/8:30c following "Degrassi."

[02/07/12 - 10:36 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery" Is the Night's #1 Program in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 4.

[02/07/12 - 10:28 AM]
ABC Comedies Celebrate February With Live Twitter Chats
Ariel Winter, Eliza Couple, Damon Wayans, Jr., Bill Lawrence and Carly Chaikin are among the upcoming participants.







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[01/15/19 - 01:40 PM]
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[01/15/19 - 12:30 PM]
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[01/15/19 - 10:30 AM]
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[01/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/15/19 - 09:16 AM]
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[01/15/19 - 09:06 AM]
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[01/15/19 - 08:44 AM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Coming to HGTV with 10 New Episodes
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[01/15/19 - 08:30 AM]
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[01/15/19 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos, NBC Leads Total Viewers
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" is the top program overall in both categories last night.

[01/15/19 - 07:31 AM]
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[01/15/19 - 06:31 AM]
Alicia Keys to Host "The 61st Annual Grammy Awards"
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[01/15/19 - 06:04 AM]
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[01/14/19 - 12:07 PM]
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[01/14/19 - 12:02 PM]
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[01/14/19 - 11:30 AM]
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Auditions for the 16th season kick off next month.