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[12/05/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 5
Updates include: ABC to open "Weird Desk" this summer; Marc Buckland to helm NBC's "Gates"; and FOX orders dating show pilot "Babes on a Bus."

[12/05/12 - 11:00 PM]
The 55th Grammy Nominations Announced
Said event will air live on CBS on Sunday, February 10 at 8:00/7:00c at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

[12/05/12 - 06:02 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Sons of Anarchy" Land Top Spots
Plus: numbers for OWN's "In the Bedroom with Dr. Laura Berman," Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" and TLC's "Extreme Couponing."

[12/05/12 - 05:57 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Goes Untouched for ESPN
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too," truTV's "Vegas Strip" and A&E's "Hoarders."

[12/05/12 - 04:20 PM]
Luke Perry and Ricky Schroder Star in "Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere January 26
This is the third installment of Hallmark Movie Channel's highest-rated film ever "Goodnight for Justice."

[12/05/12 - 03:26 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" and "Bunheads" Return Monday, January 7
Plus: the network will air a special "Switched at Birth" marathon from 11:00AM - 8:00PM ET/PT on said date.

[12/05/12 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery Channel Prepares for the End of the World with "Apocalypse Tuesday"
Look for the new one-hour special "Zombie Apocalypse" on Tuesday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/12 - 11:59 AM]
"Elementary" Posts Thursday's Largest Live Plus Three-Day Lift in Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 29.

[12/05/12 - 11:58 AM]
New Special: "Jersey on Ice" to Premiere on TLC
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/05/12 - 11:40 AM]
ESPN to Carry 34 College Football Bowl Games including Entire BCS
Highglights include the Discover BCS National Championship (No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama) on Monday, January 7.

[12/05/12 - 11:29 AM]
Caution: Kathy Griffin Dives Head First Into the New Season of Bravo Media's "Kathy" Premiering Thursday, January 10th at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the new special "Kathy Griffin: Kennedie Center On-Hers" on Thursday, January 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/12 - 11:22 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Premiere Date for Season Two of "Inside Comedy"
Drew Carey, Robert Klein, Steve Martin, Martin Mull and Robert Schimmel are among those featured in the latest run, premiering Monday, February 11 at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/05/12 - 11:17 AM]
Heisman Trophy Presentation Saturday on ESPN
Collin Klein, Johnny Manziel and Manti Te'o are the finalists for the 78th annual Heisman Trophy Presentation.

[12/05/12 - 11:14 AM]
Holocaust Survivor and Best-Selling Author Elie Wiesel Featured on "Super Soul Sunday" December 9 on OWN
Plus: a rebroadcast of "A Special Presentation: Oprah and Elie Wiesel At Auschwitz Death Camp" will air immediately following the episode.

[12/05/12 - 10:55 AM]
George Takei, Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes and More to Be Guest Judges on TBS's "King of the Nerds"
Also on tap are Riki Lindhome, Kate Micucci, Adam Busch, Yaya Han, Gordon Stables, Richard Blais and MC Frontalot.

[12/05/12 - 10:49 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Lily Tomlin Set to Take Place Friday, December 7
She will be up on Twitter at @LilyTomlin, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[12/05/12 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Reveals the 25 Women of the New Season of "The Bachelor"
Plus: one additional mystery woman will be revealed during the premiere on Monday, January 7 on ABC.

[12/05/12 - 10:41 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Kick Off New Year with Bobby Flay
Highlights include "Bobby's Dinner Battle," premiering Monday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[12/05/12 - 10:28 AM]
Lifetime to Air Half Hour Fashion Documentary "Project Runway Spotlight: Marchesa" on Thursday, December 20
The special provides "a unique, behind-the-scenes look at Marchesa - the fashion house co-founded by designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig."

[12/05/12 - 10:24 AM]
A&E Network and Executive Producer Carlton Cuse Announce Contest for Fans to Create the "Bates Motel" Title Sequence
The contest begins today, December 5 on www.facebook.com/BatesMotelAETV and runs through Thursday, January 3.

[12/05/12 - 10:23 AM]
Awards Season Launches with The Hub TV Network's "Naughty or Nice Awards" Allowing Fans to Determine Winners
The voting results in all categories will be revealed during a two-hour marathon Saturday, December 22.

[12/05/12 - 10:21 AM]
Style Media Joins Forces with Multi-Grammy Winner Rihanna to Search for the Next Fashion Design Superstar on "Styled to Rock"
The 10-episode series will give 12 up-and-coming designers, hand-picked by Rihanna, to create unique fashion pieces for A-list celebrity talent.

[12/05/12 - 10:18 AM]
LogoTV.com Picks Up Web Comedy "Vicky & Lysander"
Shannon Walker and Damon Cardasis star in the 10-episode series, which launches Wednesday, December 19.

[12/05/12 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Celebrates the Holiday Season with "A White House Christmas: First Families Remember," on Thursday, December 20
An encore presentation of the special will air Friday, December 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/05/12 - 09:53 AM]
"Rudolph," "NCIS" and "Victoria's Secret" Lead CBS to Tuesday Sweep of All Rating Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 4.

[12/05/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Hits its Best November Sweep Ratings Since 2007 in Key Women
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/05/12 - 09:14 AM]
ESPN's Comprehensive Multi-Platform Coverage of Pacquiao-Marquez 4
Said bout scheduled for December 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[12/05/12 - 09:03 AM]
PaleyFest 2013 Announces Dates, Location, Initial Honorees & Hulu Partnership
"The Newsroom," "Once Upon a Time" and "Revolution" are set to be honored during the 30th anniversary event, set for March 1-15.

[12/05/12 - 08:54 AM]
"Katie" is the Definitive No. 1 Freshman Syndicated Talk Show in November 2012
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/05/12 - 08:53 AM]
"Go On" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since October 9, Largest Audience Since September 18
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 4.

[12/05/12 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Draws 2nd Biggest Audience as Tuesday Comedies Spike to Best-Since-Premiere Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 4.

[12/05/12 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Puts CBS in Front
The Eye's annual special bests "The Voice" as the night's top program in adults 18-49.

[12/05/12 - 08:26 AM]
Kerry Washington & Shonda Rhimes Featured on "Oprah's Next Chapter" This Sunday, December 9 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Plus: Oprah talks to Judy Smith, the real-life inspiration behind the character Olivia Pope.

[12/05/12 - 07:46 AM]
MTV2 Announces Finale Dates for "The Dub Magazine Project" Featuring Snoop Dogg and "Hip Hop Squares" Featuring J.B. Smoove and Method Man
Actor J.B. Smoove and rapper Method Man master the center square on a special double-trouble night of the latter series on Tuesday, December 18.

[12/05/12 - 07:44 AM]
The Makers of "Life" Return with the Epic Series "Africa," a Revealing Look at the Continent You Thought You Knew
The seven-part series premieres Tuesday, January 8 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery.

[12/05/12 - 07:34 AM]
Syfy Celebrates the Holidays with End of the World and Star Trek Movie Marathons
Plus: look for the U.S. premiere of the "Doctor Who" spin-off "K-9" in an all-day marathon on Christmas Day.

[12/05/12 - 07:27 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts First Full-Length Stop-Motion Special, "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!," Dec. 6, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special was previously slated to premiere on Sunday, December 9 at 7:30/6:30c.

[12/05/12 - 06:08 AM]
Janelle Monae to Perform with FUN. on "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)" on Dec. 5
Plus: Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town and The Lumineers have been added as presenters at tonight's event.

[12/05/12 - 05:32 AM]
"Good Morning America" Announces the Panel of National Judges for the 2013 Miss America Competition
Said event will broadcast live from Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 12 on ABC.

[12/05/12 - 05:20 AM]
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Announces Its Second Selection, "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis
"The opening pages of Ayana's debut took my breath away," said Winfrey.

[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.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
Esquire Network Kicks Off Summer with Four-Day "Ninjathon" Over Memorial Day Weekend Begining Friday, May 27 at 7:00AM ET/PT
Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.