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[11/20/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 20
Updates include: Hugh Laurie in talks to star in NBC's "Crossbones"; cast changes due on FOX's "The Mindy Project"; and "How I Met Your Mother" to air one-hour holiday special.

[11/20/12 - 04:58 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Continues Reign for ESPN
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Married to the Army," HBO's "Witness" and Nickelodeon's "TeenNick Halo Awards."

[11/20/12 - 02:44 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night Among All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 19.

[11/20/12 - 02:35 PM]
From Slaybells to Gingerdead Men, Get Into the Holiday Spirit with Investigation Discovery's "Nightmare Christmas" Special
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, December 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/20/12 - 01:28 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: AMC's "Walking Dead" Remains Untouchable
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Favorite Things," Food Network's "All-Star Family Cook-Off" and Lifetime's "Holiday Spin."

[11/20/12 - 01:23 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: College Football, "Matchmaker Santa" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TBS's "Wedding Band," Lifetime's "Holiday High School Reunion" and FX's "UFC 154 Preliminaries."

[11/20/12 - 12:05 PM]
Sweet! "90210" Celebrates Its 100th Episode
The anniversary installment - airing Monday, December 3 - features guest appearances by Denise Richards and Carmen Electra.

[11/20/12 - 11:56 AM]
"Curiosity" Traces How Humans Became the Most Successful Species on the Planet
"Mankind Rising" airs this Sunday, November 25 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[11/20/12 - 11:53 AM]
ABC Posts Saturday Night's Most-Viewed Program & Week's Two Most-Viewed College Football Games
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 17.

[11/20/12 - 11:39 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Remains a Holiday Tradition for Viewers with Third Straight Week at the Top
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 17.

[11/20/12 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Wins Its First November Sweep in Nine Years
NBC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/20/12 - 11:28 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 for the November Sweep in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/20/12 - 11:19 AM]
"Showdown Saturday" Will Include 16 of the Teams in the BCS Standings Across ESPN Networks
The networks of ESPN detail their schedules for the coming weekend.

[11/20/12 - 11:16 AM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "CSI: NY" Combine Forces in a Special Two-Part Crossover Airing in February 2013
Said event is set for Wednesday, February 6 and Friday, February 8.

[11/20/12 - 11:14 AM]
TLC Premieres the New Docu-Series "Sin City Rules" on Sunday, December 9 at 10/9c
The eight-episode series explores the lives of five high-powered women in Las Vegas.

[11/20/12 - 11:12 AM]
ABC News and People Magazine Present "The Year with Katie Couric"
The 90-minute special edition of "20/20" airs Wednesday, December 19 at 9:30/8:30c.

[11/20/12 - 10:52 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Topped the Charts Last Week as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Total Day Among Adults 18-24, Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/20/12 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 for the Season in the C3 Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/20/12 - 10:30 AM]
Short-Form Series "Capture Your Story with Me Ra Koh" and "DADS" Join Disney Junior Night Light in December
Also premiering in December are new installments of "That's Fresh" and "DJ Tales."

[11/20/12 - 10:05 AM]
Disney Channel Crowned TV's #1 Network in Total Day for Record 75 Consecutive Weeks in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/20/12 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Stars Join Fox Audience Strategy to Celebrate Creative Arts Education
The PSA was developed in connection with the NAHYP awards, which were announced in a special ceremony at the White House today.

[11/20/12 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Sweeps Week in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 (Tie)
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/20/12 - 09:56 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Hits Multi-Month Highs in Households, Viewers and Key Women
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 5-9.

[11/20/12 - 09:46 AM]
Brian Dennehy Guest Stars in "The Big C: hereafter" on Showtime(R)
He'll appear in one installment as Cathy's (Laura Linney) and Sean's (John Benjamin Hickey) father.

[11/20/12 - 09:43 AM]
In a Network First, USA Offers Entire "Suits" Series on Demand and Online
The 22 episodes aired to date will be available on most carriers.

[11/20/12 - 09:31 AM]
Notre Dame Football on NBC Scores Most-Watched Season Since 2005
NBC spins the numbers for its Notre Dame coverage to date.

[11/20/12 - 09:07 AM]
"Katie" is Up Week to Week in Viewers and Equals its Best Ever Women 18-34 Rating
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 5-9.

[11/20/12 - 09:05 AM]
Starz Cancels "Boss" After Two Seasons
Lionsgate Television however is in talks with the pay channel for a two-hour movie to wrap up the series.

[11/20/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" and "Castle" Post Gains on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 19.

[11/20/12 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 or Tied for #1 During Seven of the Season's First Eight Weeks for the First Time in 10 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[11/20/12 - 08:42 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers the #1 Rating of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 19.

[11/20/12 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Top Demos for 10th Straight Week
The Peacock holds onto the crown despite a season low from the reality competition.

[11/20/12 - 08:01 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Greenlights "L.A. Frock Stars" Featuring Vintage Clothing Guru Doris Raymond
The six-episode unscripted series, a first for Smithsonian Channel, is set to premiere Thursday, March 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/20/12 - 08:00 AM]
EPIX Kicks Off 2013 with the Premiere of "The Hunger Games"
It is currently the 3rd largest U.S. film of the year and ranked 13th among the all time highest grossing films.

[11/20/12 - 07:26 AM]
Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri Return to Coach Eight Celebrity Contestants in New Season of "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off"
Said participants include Chilli, Gilbert Gottfried, Cornelia Guest, Dean McDermott, Kathy Najimy, Hines Ward, Carnie Wilson and Johnny Weir.

[11/20/12 - 06:45 AM]
Destination America Poll Reveals Holiday Dream Guests and Gender Differences
The study, conducted by Nielsen, delves into the behaviors of people during Thanksgiving.

[11/19/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 19
Updates include: Kenan Thompson lands comedy at NBC; Ayelet Waldman to go "Loco" at CBS; and Anna Chlumsky, Raul Esparza to visit NBC's "Hannibal."

[11/19/12 - 07:17 PM]
Paula Abdul Returns to the Ballroom for an Exclusive Performance on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" on November 20
The dance number will be to her new single, "Dream Medley," a medley of four of her No. 1 hits.

[11/19/12 - 05:54 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Tops Night for Fourth Consecutive Week
Plus: numbers for truTV's "Coaches vs Cancer," Animal Planet's "Raised Wild" and FX's "The Ultimate Fighter Live."

[11/19/12 - 03:18 PM]
Discovery Channel Beat FOX in Key P18-49 and P25-54 Demo in Friday Prime Time on November 16
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 16.

[11/19/12 - 01:45 PM]
Investigation Discovery Rolls Tape on Hollywood Hopefuls Turned Fresh-Faced Fatalities in "Final Cut"
The six-part series bows Wednesday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/19/12 - 01:28 PM]
E!'s "The Soup" Celebrates WWE in a Special Episode Premiering on Wednesday, November 21st
The special will follow the regular weekly installment of "The Soup" at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/19/12 - 12:25 PM]
Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" Crowns Glory with 5.2 Million Total Viewers; Cable TV's #1 Telecast in 5 years in Kids 2-5
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, November 18.

[11/19/12 - 12:17 PM]
MTV and Dr. Drew Team to Document the Lives of Three HIV Positive Young People in "I'm Positive," Premiering on World AIDS Day
The one-hour special premieres Saturday, December 1 at 7:00/6:00c with a simulcast on MTV Tr3s.

[11/19/12 - 11:05 AM]
TV's Favorite Con Artists Prepare to Steal Christmas and More In Five All-New Episodes of TNT's "Leverage"
The cable channel details its upcoming installments of the veteran drama.

[11/19/12 - 11:00 AM]
"Fashion Police" Celebrates Landmark 100th Episode Friday, November 30th Only on E!
Never-before-seen bloopers from the first 99 episodes will depict the "Fashion Police" at their funniest and most unguarded moments.

[11/19/12 - 10:38 AM]
All-New OWN Special "Golden Sisters" Premiering Sunday Dec. 16 Features the Real Life Comedy of Three Seniors Living Life to the Fullest
The three sisters shot to fame after a web video of the ladies watching a celebrity sex tape went viral.

[11/19/12 - 10:29 AM]
All-New Lifetime Docuseries "Double Divas" Set to Ring in 2013 with January 10 Premiere
Back-to-back episodes will follow "Project Runway All Stars" on Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/19/12 - 10:27 AM]
The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special to Air on NFL Network
Bradley Cooper, Chris Tucker, Rainn Wilson, John Slattery, Eric Stonestreet and Hank Azaria are featured on the special, airing Friday, November 23.

[11/19/12 - 10:08 AM]
Winners from the "The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards(R)" Presented Last Night on ABC
The show scored ABC's highest numbers in the time period since the Emmy Awards in September.







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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]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[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
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[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"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.