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[12/04/12 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 4
Updates include: MTV banishes "Underemployed" to Saturday nights; Sean Bean to topline TNT's "Legends"; and Michael Richards boards TV Land's "Giant Baby."

[12/04/12 - 05:16 PM]
Bravo Media Greenlights First Scripted Pilots - "The Joneses" from ABC Studios and "Rita" from Fox Television Studios
The cable channel plans to debut its first original scripted series in the fourth quarter of 2013.

[12/04/12 - 02:52 PM]
Miguel Cotto vs. Austin Trout Scores Record Ratings for Showtime Championship Boxing(R)
Showtime spins the numbers for Saturday, December 1.

[12/04/12 - 02:32 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Delivers Over Three Million Total Viewers and Scores Season-to-Date High with Adults 25-54
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/04/12 - 02:17 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 3.

[12/04/12 - 02:10 PM]
Naomi Judd Stars in "Nearlyweds," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere January 12
Danielle Panabaker, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Britt Irvin, Ryan Kennedy, Travis Milne and Steve Bacic also star.

[12/04/12 - 01:51 PM]
"Homeland" Delivers Its Highest Rated Episode Ever with 2.5 Million Viewers
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/04/12 - 01:27 PM]
ABC Launches the Official #WhoShotFitz Campaign on "Scandal"
The cast of "Scandal" will be tweeting live discussing #WhoShotFitz this Thursday, December 6.

[12/04/12 - 01:20 PM]
Disney Channel's "Sofia the First" Crowned #1 Cable TV Telecast Ever in Kids 2-5
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 18.

[12/04/12 - 01:20 PM]
The CW's New Midseason Drama "Cult" Premieres on Tuesday, February 19 (9:00-10:00 PM)
Matt Davis, Jessica Lucas, Alona Tal and Robert Knepper co-star in the newcomer.

[12/04/12 - 01:17 PM]
Destination America Brings Home the Bacon With All-New Series "United States of Bacon"
The 12-episode first season of premieres Sunday, December 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/04/12 - 01:07 PM]
"SEC on CBS" Scores Highest Rating of Any College Football Television Package for Fourth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/04/12 - 12:53 PM]
Charissa Thompson and Marcellus Wiley to Host "SportsNation" Starting in January
The show will relocate from ESPN's Bristol campus to a new set at the company's Los Angeles studio at the end of December.

[12/04/12 - 12:41 PM]
TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" Returns for a Ninth Season on Friday, December 28 at 9PM
Plus: "Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best" resumes new episodes on Friday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/04/12 - 12:38 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Closes Fall Run on Top
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Be the Boss," VH1's "Miss You Much" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[12/04/12 - 12:33 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: College Football, "Wedding Band" Top Demos
Plus: numbers HBO's "24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez," TLC's "My Crazy Obsession" and VH1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars."

[12/04/12 - 12:27 PM]
The Hub TV Network Named "Best Network for Family Programming" by Adweek Magazine
The network was also voted "Best Family Network" in a poll of readers of the magazine.

[12/04/12 - 11:45 AM]
ABC Announces 2012-2013 Midseason Premiere Dates
"Red Widow," "Zero Hour," "Family Tools," "How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life)," "The Taste" and "Celebrity Diving" will all join the Alphabet's lineup.

[12/04/12 - 11:44 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Chopper Live" Experience Intensifies for Fans Online & Through Social Media
The two-night event airs Monday, December 10 and Tuesday, December 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/04/12 - 11:26 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks 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 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 10:52 AM]
Syfy's 2013 Winter Programming Highlighted by Series Premieres of "Ghost Mine," "Robot Combat League," "Stranded" and "Continuum"
"Merlin," "Being Human," "Lost Girl," "Face Off," "Total Blackout," "Ghost Hunters" and "Haunted Collector" are also due back.

[12/04/12 - 10:52 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and No. 1 Among Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 10:46 AM]
Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios Announce Multi-Year Premium Pay TV Window Agreement in the United States
Separately, Disney and Netflix have reached agreement on a multi-year catalog deal.

[12/04/12 - 10:42 AM]
CBS Ratings Momentum Continues - Network Sweeps Key Ratings Categories for the Second Time in Three Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 10:39 AM]
Disney Channel's "Dog With A Blog" Hits Series High; #1 TV Network for 77th Straight Week in K6-11/TW9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for November 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 10:37 AM]
First Lady Talks Sharing, Service and Honoring Military Families in HGTV's "White House Christmas 2012"
The one-hour special premieres this Saturday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[12/04/12 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Family Soars to 2012 Highs; Cable TV's #1 Network in Prime Across Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Books "Murder Police" with 13-Episode Order
Jason Ruiz, Will Sasso, Chi McBride, Horatio Sanz, Penny Marshall, Peter Atencio and Justina Machado star in the animated comedy.

[12/04/12 - 10:09 AM]
"Curiosity" Attempts to Unlock the Deadly Secrets of Volcanoes
"Volcano Time Bomb" airs this Sunday, December 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[12/04/12 - 10:06 AM]
VH1 Returns To The Big Apple With "Love & Hip Hop"
Look for season three to premiere Monday, January 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[12/04/12 - 09:51 AM]
Country Music's Best and Brightest of 2012 Honored Last Night in Nashville at "CMT Artists of the Year"
The 90-minute special airs this Saturday, December 8, now at the earlier time of 10:00/9:00c.

[12/04/12 - 09:33 AM]
Season Two of Lifetime's "America's Supernanny: Family Lockdown" to Premiere on January 8
Deborah Tillman is back for a new season, airing Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/04/12 - 09:28 AM]
Viewers Continue to Make "Countdown to Christmas" A Cherished Holiday Tradition Bringing Hallmark Channel Top Ratings for 5 Weeks Running
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2.

[12/04/12 - 09:21 AM]
ABC Surges Over the Same Week Last Year in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 09:12 AM]
National Geographic Channel's No. 1 Hit Series "Doomsday Preppers" Teams Up With Centers For Disease Control And Prevention To Offer Preparedness Tips
Season two of "Doomsday Preppers" airs Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c on the National Geographic Channel.

[12/04/12 - 09:03 AM]
WWE(R) and E! Team Up to Exclusively Broadcast Rolling Stones Live Pre-Show Leading Up to the Iconic Band's Final Performance of Its 50th Anniversary Shows
The special airs at 8:00/7:00c prior to the pay-per-view event on Saturday, December 15.

[12/04/12 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Wins Its 13th Consecutive Monday Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 3.

[12/04/12 - 08:35 AM]
Logo's Fourth Annual "NewNowNext Traveler's Choice" Winners Declared
The newly-named "NewNowNext Traveler's Choice" honors the best of the most stylish, most exciting and hottest destinations and travel services of tomorrow.

[12/04/12 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Blake Shelton" Put NBC on Top
Said victory comes despite week-to-week declines from nearly every series last night.

[12/04/12 - 08:00 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Third Time in Five Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 07:54 AM]
Aarti Sequeira Reveals the Most Popular Dishes from Around the World in New Series "Taste in Translation"
The newcomer launches Friday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c on Cooking Channel.

[12/04/12 - 07:41 AM]
TV One Premieres Original Comedy Series "Belle's" Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:00PM EST
Keith David, Elise Neal, Tami Roman, Ella Joyce, Miguel A. Núñez Jr. and Nadja Alaya co-star in the newcomer.

[12/04/12 - 07:33 AM]
Quirky Short Film "Picture Paris," Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Debuts Dec. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Rachael Harris, D.W. Moffett, Jeff Perry, Matthew Fahey and Tom Virtue co-star in the project, from writer/director Brad Hall.

[12/04/12 - 07:29 AM]
Sundance-Winning Documentary "Project Nim," Following One Chimp's Extraordinary and Revealing Journey, Debuts Dec. 20, Exclusively on HBO
James Marsh directed the film, which is based on the book "Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human" by Elizabeth Hess.

[12/04/12 - 07:27 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for Week 10 in Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/04/12 - 03:38 AM]
FX Network's Newest Drama "The Americans" Premieres January 30
The Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys-led drama will air Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[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.







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[01/29/15 - 11:34 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 11:23 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 10:13 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 10:12 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 09:50 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 08:15 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 08:03 AM]
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