[monday, november 26, 2012]    
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[11/26/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 26
Updates include: Syfy to wrap "Merlin" after five seasons; Natalie Morales joins ABC's "Trophy Wife"; and Duane Martin, Sheryl Lee Ralph board Nickelodeon's "Instant Mom."

[11/26/12 - 07:32 PM]
GMC TV Presents an Original Landmark Documentary Music Special "A Very Special Christmas: 25 Years of Bringing Joy to the World"
Vanessa Williams hosts the special, airing Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9 on the cable channel.

[11/26/12 - 04:09 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Tops Viewers, Demos for Discovery
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime," E!'s "The Soup Salutes WWE - Piledriving Clips in Your Face" and more!

[11/26/12 - 04:08 PM]
Production Begins on the New FX Series "The Americans"
The series, starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, is slated to premiere January 2013.

[11/26/12 - 02:56 PM]
VH1 Seeks CrazySexyCool as Casting Begins for the Network's Bio-Pic Focusing on Legendary Supergroup TLC
The untitled film, from screenwriter Kate Lanier, is slated to begin shooting in early 2013.

[11/26/12 - 01:53 PM]
NBCUniversal and Verizon Offer TV Everywhere Rights for Top Sports, News and Entertainment Programming to Verizon FiOS TV Customers Beginning Early Next Year
To access the online programming, Verizon customers must subscribe to FiOS TV.

[11/26/12 - 01:51 PM]
HGTV(R) Creates First-Ever "HGTV HOME Pop-Up Showroom" and Features Product at "HGTV Holiday House" at Mall of America(R)
The showroom features three stylistically designed versions of the elaborate Be Bold, Relax and Family Time vignettes featured on hgtvhome.com.

[11/26/12 - 01:05 PM]
Shorty Takes the Show on the Road in a New Season of "Pit Boss"
Look for the new season to roll out Saturday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c on Animal Planet.

[11/26/12 - 12:55 PM]
"Liz & Dick" Averages 3.5 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 25.

[11/26/12 - 12:30 PM]
MTV2 Kicks Off the Holiday Season with "Hip Hop Squares: Win a G Sweepstakes" Monday, November 26 through Thursday, November 29
One winner will be chosen at random every day and awarded the grand prize of $1,000.

[11/26/12 - 11:40 AM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of Nov. 12-16
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 12-16.

[11/26/12 - 11:12 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Releases 21 New Paley Center Programs
Said programs will be available on collectible DVD as well as free video streaming to Amazon Prime members.

[11/26/12 - 10:43 AM]
Style Media Marks Its Most Watched Tuesday Night This Year with "Giuliana & Bill" Delivering Its Most Watched Episode Ever
Style spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 20.

[11/26/12 - 10:42 AM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group Joins Forces with Quill.com to Extend Dunder Mifflin Product Line
Said offerings include Sharpies, Self-Stick Notes, premium facial tissue boxes, coffee cups, storage boxes and legal pads.

[11/26/12 - 10:29 AM]
"Nightline" is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 12-16.

[11/26/12 - 10:24 AM]
Ovation Sees Double with the U.S. Premiere of "The Scapegoat" on Tuesday, January 22
Matthew Rhys, Alice Orr-Ewing, Andrew Scott, Jodhi May, Sylvie Testud, Sheridan Smith and Dame Eileen Atkins star in the film.

[11/26/12 - 10:21 AM]
Bravo Media Launches "Play Live," a Ground-Breaking 360 Degree Live On-Screen Experience That Allows Fans to Interact Directly with Programming
Play Live initially debuts with special episodes of "Watch What Happens Live," starting with tonight's airing at 11:00/10:00c.

[11/26/12 - 10:13 AM]
Syfy's "Robot Combat League" Offers Ringside Seats to Groundbreaking, High-Octane Clashes of Steel
Chris Jericho hosts the competition series, premiering Tuesday, February 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/26/12 - 10:01 AM]
Beyonce in an Intimate, Revealing Documentary FIlm Debuting Feb. 16, 2013, Exclusively on HBO
Directed by the superstar, the film is "a fusion of video that provides raw, unprecedented access to the private entertainment icon and high-voltage performances."

[11/26/12 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Returns Up +11% After its Preemption the Prior Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 25.

[11/26/12 - 08:47 AM]
Military Channel Commemorates 71st Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor with World Premiere Documentary "Pearl Harbor Declassified"
The one-hour special premieres Friday, December 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[11/26/12 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Closes Holiday Weekend on Top with "Sunday Night Football"
Plus: FOX's animated lineup gets a boost from its own NFL overrun.

[11/26/12 - 08:36 AM]
Packers-Giants Game Was #1 in Its Time Period and the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 25.

[11/26/12 - 08:34 AM]
Exclusive: "Ghost Mine," "Tasmanian Devils" Bound for Syfy in January
The former will premiere Wednesday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c following the new season of "Ghost Hunters."

[11/26/12 - 08:16 AM]
Sienna Guillory Joins Golden Globe(R) Winner Idris Elba in the Next Installment of BBC America's "Luther"
The third installment of Neil Cross's critically-acclaimed series is due in 2013 on BBC America.

[11/26/12 - 08:10 AM]
"Mr. Cao Goes to Washington" Premieres on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 9:00 PM on PBS
The project tracks the first Vietnamese American ever elected to the U.S. Congress and the only non-white House Republican of the 111th Congress.

[11/26/12 - 07:48 AM]
"In Vogue: The Editor's Eye," Celebrating Vogue's 120th Anniversary, Debuts Dec. 6 on HBO
The film features behind-the-scenes interviews with editors who have contributed to the magazine's legacy.

[11/26/12 - 05:59 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Friday Telecast Since October 19
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24.

[11/25/12 - 08:14 PM]
BET and Centric Celebrate the Best in R&B Music Entertainment During Sunday, November 25th Simulcast of Soul Train Awards 2012
Stevie Wonder, Charlie Wilson, New Edition, Ne-Yo and 2 Chainz were among the featured performers.

[11/25/12 - 10:47 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Notre Dame Finishes Perfect for ABC
The Alphabet averages nearly 14 million viewers in primetime last night.

[11/24/12 - 11:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Holiday Pack with Originals
CBS's annual encore of "Frosty the Snowman" however is the top program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/24/12 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Wins Friday Night Over Special Programming on the Other Nets
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 23.

[11/23/12 - 10:03 AM]
"It's Not Easy Being Green" When Kermit the Frog Joins CeeLo Green in Lively Duet on NBC's "The Voice" on November 27
Green and Kermit will also be joined by Statler and Waldorf, Animal, Fozzie Bear, Janice and The Great Gonzo.

[11/23/12 - 09:59 AM]
Patriots-Jets Game Was #1 in Its Time Period and the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 21 and Thursday, November 22.

[11/23/12 - 08:44 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Hands NBC Holiday Victory
Plus: FOX gets a boost from its own 17-minute NFL overrun.

[11/23/12 - 07:38 AM]
"Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" and "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina" Hit Best Local People Meter Ratings in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 22.

[11/22/12 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 22
Plus: Alicia Keys and Josh Krajcik to perform on the next results show Thursday, November 29.

[11/22/12 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" Draws its Biggest Audience in 4 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 21.

[11/22/12 - 08:45 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Criminal Minds" Top Viewers, Demos
The final night of the November sweeps period goes to the Eye in both categories.

[11/21/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 21
Updates include: Chevy Chase departs NBC's "Community"; Wole Parks joins Lifetime's "Devious Maids"; and Dennis Farina to visit FOX's "New Girl."

[11/21/12 - 04:44 PM]
Single-Camera "Up All Night" to Get One-Hour Send-Off on Thursday, December 13
NBC will relaunch the series as a multi-camera comedy next year.

[11/21/12 - 01:32 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: FX's "Sons of Anarchy" Rolls to Another Victory
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorators" and OWN's "Oprah: Where Are They Now?"

[11/21/12 - 12:20 PM]
It's "A Fairly Odd Christmas" on Nickelodeon with New Original Live-Action TV Movie, Premiering Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 PM (ET/PT)
Drake Bell and Daniella Monet star in the project, based on the animated series "The Fairly OddParents."

[11/21/12 - 12:16 PM]
"Love You, Mean It With Whitney Cummings" Announces Celebrity Guest Lineup for November 28 Premiere Through the End of the Year
Mindy Kaling, Will Ferrell, Lizzy Caplan and Ginnifer Goodwin are all on tap.

[11/21/12 - 11:37 AM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Forgotten But Not Gone: Kids, HIV & AIDS" Premieres Monday, Nov. 26, at 8pm ET/PT
The special features kids who are living with or affected by AIDS and sheds some light on this important issue.

[11/21/12 - 10:01 AM]
ESPN Reaches 12-Year Agreement For New College Football Playoff
The agreement will begin after the 2014 regular season (including January 2015) and continue through after the 2025 regular season (January 2026).

[11/21/12 - 10:00 AM]
Exclusive World Premiere of will.i.am's New Video Featuring Britney Spears to Debut on "The X Factor," Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 8/7c!
"Scream and Shout" was released yesterday, Monday, November 19.

[11/21/12 - 09:27 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 20.

[11/21/12 - 08:46 AM]
Each of ABC's Tuesday Shows Gain Audience Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 20.

[11/21/12 - 08:45 AM]
"The Voice" Scores the #1 18-49 Rating of the Night, Winning the Time Period by a 10% Margin
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 20.

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[10/23/16 - 10:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet wins said evening for the fourth consecutive week.

[10/23/16 - 09:43 AM]
"SNL" Hits Season Highs, Best October Overnights in 8 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 22.

[10/23/16 - 07:06 AM]
Live + 3 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is the Season's First Broadcast Series to Post Triple-Digit Growth in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 18.

[10/22/16 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Night in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's trio of dramas lead the evening in both categories.

[10/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
"Dateline" Matches Its Season High in 18-49, New Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/22/16 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Earns Most Watched Friday This Season - "Shark Tank" Is the #1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.