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[11/09/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 9
Updates include: Jill Flint lands female lead on NBC's "After Hours"; Disney Channel, Disney XD extend comedies; and Elizabeth Sarnoff to bring "Maison Close" to HBO.

[11/09/12 - 04:40 PM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award Nominee Matthew Perry Returns to "The Good Wife"
He'll return as Chicago attorney Mike Kresteva in an episode to air in early 2013.

[11/09/12 - 04:10 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Spoils "Burn Notice" Return
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards," TLC's "Bada Bling Brides" and more!

[11/09/12 - 12:29 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Series "Haven" for Fourth Season with 13 New Episodes
The current third season is best ever in adults 25-54, averaging 1.2 million viewers.

[11/09/12 - 11:49 AM]
International Superstar Taylor Swift to Headline for One Million Fans Live from Times Square on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013"
"Taylor is truly this year's global star and is the perfect artist to ring in the New Year for us at the crossroads of the world," said Seacrest.

[11/09/12 - 11:48 AM]
ABC Cordially Invites You to the Wedding of Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum, on "The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.'s Wedding," Airing Sunday, December 16
Additionally, the happy couple has requested that Chris Harrison officiate the wedding.

[11/09/12 - 11:47 AM]
MTV to Air "Teen Mom 2" Sneak Peek Marathon Beginning at 12 A.M. and Leading Up to the Season 3 Premiere on Monday, November 12 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Additionally, MTV will air three special "Teen Mom 2" after shows begnning on Tuesday, November 27 before new episodes of "Underemployed."

[11/09/12 - 11:23 AM]
NBC Announces Two-Hour Season Finale for "The Voice" on December 18
Plus: look for a sneak preview of "1600 Penn" on Monday, December 17 following "The Voice's" final performance show.

[11/09/12 - 11:17 AM]
"Tonight" and "Late Night" Earn #1 Finishes for the Week of Oct. 29-Nov. 2
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 29-November 2.

[11/09/12 - 11:05 AM]
The CW Orders Full Season of Freshman "Beauty and the Beast"
Last night's episode was up 9% in total viewers versus last week, and also grew in all key adult demos week to week.

[11/09/12 - 10:40 AM]
Joel McHale to Host Second-Annual American Giving Awards Presented by Chase, Saturday, December 8 on NBC at 8 PM ET
"The impact that an award like this plus two million dollars can make on any of these amazing organizations is huge," said McHale.

[11/09/12 - 10:29 AM]
"Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings" Premieres November 28th Only on E!
The series features "a wide variety of special guests, field pieces, funny correspondents and her very own sidekick, stand-up Julian McCullough."

[11/09/12 - 09:59 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's Casting Department Hosts Its 28th Talent Showcase on November 13, Providing a Platform to Present Diverse Actors to the Industry
12 actors were selected from among more than 7000 candidates who submitted their resumes and the 500 who auditioned for ABC casting executives in Los Angeles.

[11/09/12 - 09:54 AM]
Lifetime Original Movie "She Made Them Do It," Starring Jenna Dewan Tatum, Set to Premiere December 29, 2012
Mackenzie Phillips also stars in the project, based a true story of convicted felon Sarah Pender.

[11/09/12 - 09:29 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Matches Its Largest Audience Ever
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 8.

[11/09/12 - 09:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews Hit Animated Series "Brickleberry" for a Second Season
The 13-episode second season is scheduled to premiere in Fall 2013.

[11/09/12 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "Last Resort" and "Grey's Anatomy" Return Up After Prior Week's Preemptions
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 8.

[11/09/12 - 08:52 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in the Time Period with Non-Sports Programming in Nearly Three Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 8.

[11/09/12 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Holds Off "X Factor," "Voice"
Plus: freshmen "Beauty and the Beast" and "Last Resort" see week-to-week gains.

[11/09/12 - 08:14 AM]
Airing from Brooklyn, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores its 2nd Biggest Audience in its 10 Years
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 29-November 2.

[11/09/12 - 08:00 AM]
Alien Boy Invades Nickelodeon in New Out of This World Comedy, "Marvin Marvin," Starring Lucas Cruikshank, Premiering Saturday, Nov. 24, at 8:30 PM (ET/PT)
Pat Finn, Mim Drew, Victory Van Tuyl, Jacob Bertrand, Casey Sander and Camille Spirlin also star.

[11/09/12 - 07:40 AM]
History(R) Examines the Recent Wave of Killer Storms And Searches for Answers in Chilling New Special
"Superstorm 2012: Hell and High Water" premieres Sunday, November 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/09/12 - 07:02 AM]
Video: Behind-The-Scenes Look at R.Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet" - New Chapters Coming to IFC Nov 23
Plus: catch up on previous chapters with marathons starting Thanksgiving Day at 10:00am ET/PT.

[11/08/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 8
Updates include: James Morrison joins A&E's "Those Who Kill"; Liza Lapira to have a "Super Fun Night" for ABC; and Brigid Brannagh boards NBC's "After Hours."

[11/08/12 - 09:01 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Unveils the Top 12 Artists Chosen Tonight to Represent Team Christina, Team Ceelo, Team Adam and Team Blake as the Live Shows Heat Up
On Monday, November 12, the same Top 12 artists will hit the live performance stage to sing for America's votes.

[11/08/12 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 8
Plus: Taylor Swift will take the stage during the next results show on Thursday, November 15.

[11/08/12 - 05:45 PM]
NBC Heats Up "Chicago Fire" Drama Series with Pickup Commitment for Remainder of 2012-13 Season
"We all love this thrilling new drama with its sexy breakout cast. We are excited to see it gaining traction on our schedule," said Jennifer Salke.

[11/08/12 - 04:36 PM]
NBC Gives "Whitney's" Sophomore Run Five More Scripts
The series returns for its second season on Wednesday, November 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/08/12 - 03:15 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for truTV's "Conspiracy Theory," Syfy's "Deals from the Darkside" and Bravo's "Top Chef: Seattle."

[11/08/12 - 03:10 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: FNC, CNN Split Top Election Night Honors
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Viral Video Showdown," MTV's "Underemployed" and Lifetime's "Prank My Mom."

[11/08/12 - 02:45 PM]
NBC Serves Up Tasty Holiday Fare with New Christmas Music/Variety Specials from Blake Shelton and Michael Buble as Well as "Christmas in the White House"
Other highlights include "SNL Christmas" on Wednesday, November 28.

[11/08/12 - 01:44 PM]
AMC, Netflix Plot Revival of "The Killing"
The show's third season would be shared between original broadcaster AMC and digital distributor Netflix.

[11/08/12 - 01:28 PM]
"Arrow" Still a Straight Shooter for The CW
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 7.

[11/08/12 - 01:24 PM]
Comedy Central and the New York Comedy Festival's Announce Third Annual "Comics To Watch" Showcase
Owen Benjamin hosts the digital series, premiering Monday, November 12 at 4:00/3:00c.

[11/08/12 - 12:21 PM]
NBC Sports Network Adds More 2012-13 College Basketball Coverage
The channel has added the Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic, two additional Atlantic 10 games and three new Colonial Athletic Association matchups to its lineup.

[11/08/12 - 12:05 PM]
'Tis the Season for New and Returning Thanksgiving and Holiday Favorites on FOX!
The network details its upcoming holiday-themed programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[11/08/12 - 12:04 PM]
NBC's "National Dog Show Presented by Purina(R)" Begins Second Decade of Annual Thanksgiving Day Broadcast on Thursday, November 22 from Noon to 2 PM in All Time Zones
John O'Hurley and David Frei will host this year's event with Mary Carillo reporting from inside the show ring.

[11/08/12 - 11:52 AM]
"The Big C" Concludes with a Four-Hour Limited Event Series on Showtime(R) Entitled "The Big C: hereafter"
Kathy Najimy and Isaac Mizrahi will guest star during the show's swan song.

[11/08/12 - 11:02 AM]
Frank Ocean Makes Waves on "Gossip Girl"
The series will use five songs from the Island Def Jam's artist in next week's episode.

[11/08/12 - 11:00 AM]
ABC's "Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country" Jump in First 3 Days of DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Friday, November 2.

[11/08/12 - 10:38 AM]
From Wedding Bells to Divorce Hell: New Series "Fatal Vows" Explores When Love Turns Lethal on Investigation Discovery
The newcomer premieres Saturday, November 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/08/12 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Slates Original "Private Practice" for Wednesday, November 21
The episode replaces the previously announced encore of "Nashville's" pilot on said date.

[11/08/12 - 10:30 AM]
In Honor of Veterans Day, Former Marines Guest Star on "The Middle's" Thanksgiving Episode
William Franco Vasquez and Nick Jones, Jr. will be featured in said installment, airing Wednesday, November 14.

[11/08/12 - 10:24 AM]
The CW Announces "The Carrie Diaries" Series Premiere on Monday, January 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET)
That same night, "90210" will slide to its new 9:00-10:00 p.m. timeslot on Monday.

[11/08/12 - 09:41 AM]
"Jim Rome on Showtime" Sets Premiere Date - Wednesday, November 21st at 10 PM ET/PT
The new, one-hour series "will showcase Rome's trademark style and opinions that have made him one of the most famous and outspoken sports broadcasters of his generation."

[11/08/12 - 09:40 AM]
"Survivor" and "Criminal Minds" Grow Week-to-Week in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 7.

[11/08/12 - 09:25 AM]
Leslie Knope Goes to Washington and Is Surprised to Meet Vice President Joe Biden in NBC's "Parks and Recreation" Airing on November 15
The scene with Vice President Biden was shot in the Vice President's Ceremonial Office, also known as the Office of the Secretary of the Navy.

[11/08/12 - 09:16 AM]
"VH1 Divas" Hits the Dance Floor with Grammy Award-Nominated Host Adam Lambert Live on Sunday, December 16 at 9PM ET/8C
Ciara, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Jordin Sparks will "pay homage to the greatest divas of dance music with performances featuring current and classic dance hits."

[11/08/12 - 09:14 AM]
"Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R)" Celebrates Its 86th Year by Marching Into the Holiday Season on NBC from 9 A.M. to 12 Noon (All Time Zones) Thursday, November 22
Said event will also rebroadcast that same day from 2-5 p.m. (ET).

[11/08/12 - 09:11 AM]
ABC Scores Across-the-Board Gains on Wednesday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 7.







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[08/21/14 - 10:45 AM]
Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis and Joan Jett Star in "Big Driver" - Original Movie Based on Short Story by Stephen King - Premieres October 18 on Lifetime(R)
The film tells the story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime.

[08/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Premieres Thursday, September 18th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Each episode offers a unique tale: dark, horrifying, perverse, insane... hilarious - featuring a wide array of comedic and dramatic guest stars.

[08/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center" - Marcus Robinson's Poignant Film Chronicles 8 Years of Construction; Premieres Thursday, September 11, at 6 p.m. on History
The two-hour special - eight years in the making, from laying of the first foundation to triumphantly topping the gleaming new 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire - focuses on the construction workers who performed the Herculean task.

[08/21/14 - 10:02 AM]
Spike TV Announces More Leading Characters for "Tut" Event Series
Nonso Anozie, Sibylla Deen, Kylie Bunbury, Alexander Siddig, Peter Gadiot and Iddo Goldberg are among the latest to join the project.

[08/21/14 - 09:02 AM]
TNT Lands Rights to Lionsgate's Hunger Games and Divergent Franchises
The Hunger Games is slated to air on TNT for the first time in winter 2015, and the network will add the second installment, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, in winter 2016.

[08/21/14 - 08:59 AM]
"A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY," A Film by Liz Garbus and Steve Buscemi, Explores the Demanding Lives of New York City Firefighters When It Debuts Sept. 8, Exclusively on HBO
Featuring first-hand accounts of veteran firefighters and former FDNY member Buscemi, the film reveals what it feels like to fight, and know, fire in New York.

[08/21/14 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with "Big Brother"
The show's latest installment is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[08/21/14 - 07:04 AM]
FXX's 12-Day Marathon of "The Simpsons" Kicks off Today, August 21 at 10 AM ET/PT
Said run will conclude September 1 at 12 AM ET/PT, making it the longest-running marathon in television history.

[08/21/14 - 07:01 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, Will Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 1
Jim Nantz hosts the annual offering, which highlights the network's five new fall series.

[08/21/14 - 06:45 AM]
Discovery Channel Tells the Story of 9/11 Elite Rescue Squad
Narrated by Al-Jazeera America's Tony Harris, "9/11 E-Men Heroes" airs on Discovery Channel on Thursday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:02 AM]
ABC's Reinvention of "The View" Includes a New Show Logo, State-of-the-Art Set and Studio
As part of the reinvention, "The View" has taken up residence in the ABC Broadcast Center.

[08/21/14 - 05:27 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Announces New Fourth Judge Julianne Hough
Hough will judge alongside resident judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.

[08/20/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 20
On next week's show, returning guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson will join judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy.

[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
They'll join the previously announced Thomas Jane as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.