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[12/03/12 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 3
Updates include: Bell Media passes on third season of "The L.A. Complex"; Andy Bobrow books "Rookie" at ABC; and Newt Gingrich to cameo on NBC's "Parks & Recreation."

[12/03/12 - 05:02 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Tops Demos for Sixth Straight Week
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Raised Wild," truTV's "Killer Karaoke" and VH1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars."

[12/03/12 - 04:04 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Top Program Friday Among P18-49, "Jungle Gold" Breaks Series Record Among P25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 30.

[12/03/12 - 01:42 PM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" Is the First Cable Series to Beat Every Other Show of the Fall Broadcast Season in Adult 18-49 Rating
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/12 - 01:02 PM]
NBC Announces Star-Studded Lineup of Musical Guests and Presenters for the Second Annual "American Giving Awards Presented by Chase," on December 8
Anthony Anderson, Olivia Culpo, Jenna Elfman, Jenna Fischer, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Gary Sinise have been tapped as presenters.

[12/03/12 - 12:34 PM]
Audrey, Nathan and Duke Battle for Survival in Heart Pounding Season Three Finale of Syfy's Hit Series "Haven" Friday, December 21 at 10PM
Laura Vandervoort guest stars in the conclusion of her two-episode story arc.

[12/03/12 - 11:52 AM]
Bravo Media's "Shahs of Sunset" Delivers Highest-Rated Episode Ever Across All Key Demos with 2.3 Million Total Viewers in Season Two Premiere
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/12 - 11:38 AM]
60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll: "Seinfeld" Edges Out "The Honeymooners" as the Greatest Sitcom
21% percent of Americans say that "Seinfeld" is the greatest sitcom, just beating out "The Honeymooners," with 20% of the vote.

[12/03/12 - 11:29 AM]
Honorees Saluted at "The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to Air Wednesday, Dec. 26 on CBS
Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova and Led Zeppelin are this year's honorees.

[12/03/12 - 11:02 AM]
Fourteen Fortunate Men Attempt to Learn the Secret to What Women Want in New VH1 Series "Making Mr. Right"
The eight-episode series premieres Sunday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[12/03/12 - 10:58 AM]
The 29th Annual "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" Airs December 25 on the ABC Television Network
Nick Cannon, Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos will co-host this year's event.

[12/03/12 - 10:57 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with ABC Stars from Various Shows with Live Tweeting!
Molly Quinn, Patricia Heaton, Tim Jo, Carly Chaikin, Amanda Fuller and Sara Rue are among this week's participants.

[12/03/12 - 10:56 AM]
Full Roster of Holiday Programming on The Hub TV Network Highlighted by Debut of Beloved Animated Variety Series "Animaniacs"
Look for holiday-themed installments of "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic," "Pound Puppies," "Family Game Night," "Transformers Rescue Bots."

[12/03/12 - 10:55 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air "Years of Living Dangerously," a Multi-Episode Documentary Series on Climate Change
James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub and Arnold Schwarzenegger are among the project's executive producers.

[12/03/12 - 10:53 AM]
Ring in the New Year with SOAPnet's "New Year's Day After-Party" on Tuesday, January 1 from 10AM-7PM
The nine-hour stunt features episodes of "Veronica Mars," "One Tree Hill" and "Beverly Hills, 90210."

[12/03/12 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Family's "Night of Lies" Returns with the Midseason Premiere of "Pretty Little Liars" and the Season Two Premiere of "The Lying Game" Airing Tuesday, January 8
An all-day "Pretty Little Liars" marathon will lead into said premieres.

[12/03/12 - 10:37 AM]
Lifetime Original Movie "An Amish Murder," Starring Neve Campbell, to Premiere January 6
Christian Campbell, Noam Jenkins and C.Thomas Howell also star in the film, based on the novel "Sworn to Silence" by Linda Castillo.

[12/03/12 - 10:36 AM]
Celebrate ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas with 25 Days of Holiday Fun Online
Highlights include dxclusive music downloads with holiday songs from "Pretty Little Liars" star Tyler Blackburn.

[12/03/12 - 10:28 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" is the Week's Top Series in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 12-18.

[12/03/12 - 10:12 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off," Debuts Its Fourth Season Tuesday, January 15 at 9 PM ET/PT
Joining the series as the official contestant mentor is world-renowned Hollywood makeup artist, Michael Westmore.

[12/03/12 - 10:08 AM]
TNT's Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller Go Toe-to-Toe with Manny Pacquiao on Thursday, Dec. 6
The 30-minute show, airing immediately following the network's NBA coverage, will feature Barkley and Miller spending a day with Manny Pacquiao at the gym in Hollywood.

[12/03/12 - 09:52 AM]
Cooking Channel's "Not My Mama's Meals" and "Drop 5 lbs with Good Housekeeping" Return to Offer Up Healthy Alternatives and Kick Start the New Year
Bobby Deen hosts the former, which returns for its third season on Wednesday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/12 - 09:51 AM]
Spike TV Inks New Seasons of Two of the Network's Highest-Rated Original Series
Season three of "Ink Master" will debut in the summer of 2013 while 26 new episodes of "Tattoo Nightmares" will run in 2013.

[12/03/12 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV to Premiere Four New Series in the New Year
"Hawaii Life," "Scoring the Deal," "Cousins on Call" and "Spontaneous Construction" are all on tap in 2013.

[12/03/12 - 08:58 AM]
"Bamazon" - New History Series Reveals How Far Some People Will Go in Pursuit of a Second Chance
The series - due on Sunday, December 9 - follows eight determined Alabama construction workers as they trek into the dark heart of South America.

[12/03/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's Sunday Fall Finales Finish Out Strong
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/12 - 08:44 AM]
TNT's "Southland" Hits the Streets of L.A. as Production Begins on Season Five
Joining the ranks as a series regular this season will be former guest star C. Thomas Howell.

[12/03/12 - 08:33 AM]
MTV Will End the Year in Style When "10 on Top: Most Stylin Stars of the Year" Special Premieres on Sunday, December 9th at 8PM ET/PT
The special features interviews with Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and more.

[12/03/12 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Cowboys/Eagles Showdown Keeps NBC in Front
The Peacock tops both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[12/03/12 - 08:28 AM]
NBC's Eagles-Cowboys Game Was #1 in Its Time Period and the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/03/12 - 08:17 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Band Train to Help Restore Sea Bright, New Jersey with Performance at Local Fire House December 5
The performance will be filmed by VH1 for a series of vignettes airing throughout Christmas Day to help raise awareness for local non-profit Sea Bright Rising.

[12/03/12 - 08:02 AM]
Fifteen Determined Adults and Three Inspiring Kids Commit to Getting Healthy and Changing Their Lives Forever When "The Biggest Loser" Returns
Plus: childhood obesity expert and pediatrician Dr. Joanna Dolgoff joins the new season, premiering Sunday, January 6.

[12/03/12 - 07:44 AM]
ESPN's John Kruk Joins "Sunday Night Baseball"
Kruk will team up with Dan Shulman and analyst Orel Hershiser to form the new "Sunday Night" booth.

[12/03/12 - 07:14 AM]
Bounce TV Celebrates the Season with World Premiere Original Special "A forever JONES Holiday" Dec. 18 at 9:00 PM ET
The one-hour special "introduces viewers to the inspiring family band that has been breaking records in the music industry."

[12/03/12 - 06:04 AM]
Howard Stern to Return for Second Season as Judge on NBC's Summer Hit "America's Got Talent"
"Talent" currently auditioning in major cities around the country for the show's upcoming eighth season.

[12/03/12 - 04:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Big Ten Football Championship"
The Nebraska/Wisconsin showdown is the night's leading draw in adults 18-49.

[12/02/12 - 11:15 AM]
SEC Championship Game Rating Ties as Highest College Football Game of Year with 10.0/21 for Alabama's Win Over Georgia
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 1.

[12/02/12 - 09:50 AM]
Encore Telecast of "It's a Wonderful Life" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result for a Saturday Night So Far This Season
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1.

[12/01/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Ranks #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49 with Strong Numbers Across the Board
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 30.

[12/01/12 - 08:41 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Top Demo Honors
The Eye's "Undercover Boss" tops the night in adults 18-49, posting big year-to-year gains.

[11/30/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 30
Updates include: Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin to return to AMC's "The Killing"; CBS reveals "NCIS: LA" planted spin-off roles; and Seth MacFarlane to guest on FOX's "The Simspons."

[11/30/12 - 04:24 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Network Tops Competition with "Thursday Night Football"
Plus: Nickelodeon's "A Fairly Odd Christmas," VH1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars" and A&E's "Panic 9-1-1."

[11/30/12 - 04:20 PM]
NBC Announces Nick Lachey as Host of New Singing Game Show "The Winner Is" (Working Title)
The newcomer is a hybrid singing game show that showcases talented singers of all ages.

[11/30/12 - 02:01 PM]
ABC Family Celebrates Its Annual Holiday Programming Event, 25 Days of Christmas, with "25 Days of Giving Back"
To participate, viewers can make a gift to Feeding America when they visit abcfamily.com/25DaysofGivingBack.

[11/30/12 - 01:11 PM]
Bigger Challenges, Harsher Environments and a New Tough-As-Nails Co-Host in Third Season of Discovery's "Dual Survival"
The series returns Tuesday, January 1 with back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/30/12 - 12:51 PM]
Serinda Swan Joins the Cast of USA's "Graceland"
She'll play Paige Arkin, "an intuitive and merciless DEA undercover agent living at the mansion."

[11/30/12 - 12:12 PM]
NBC's "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Edges Last Year's Audience to Achieve an 11-Year High in Average Viewership
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 22.

[11/30/12 - 11:37 AM]
Interview: "Once Upon a Time" Co-Stars Ginnifer Goodwin & Jennifer Morrison
Plus: Colin O'Donoghue, Josh Dallas, Lana Parrilla and Robert Carlyle talk season two of the ABC drama.

[11/30/12 - 11:17 AM]
USA Invites "Psych" Fans to Craft Tagline for New Season
Starting today, November 30 through December 23, Psych-Os can visit the Psych Tag iiit app on USANetwork.com.

[11/30/12 - 11:16 AM]
NBC's "Tonight" and "Late Night" Deliver #1 Rankings for the November Sweep
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 19-23.







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[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
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