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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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[09/15/14 - 01:22 PM]
"Genesis - Sum of the Parts" to Make Its Premiere on Showtime(R)
The film reunites the multi-Platinum-selling, Grammy(R)-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band to tell personal accounts of their rise to fame and fortune.

[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
FX Rides "Sons of Anarchy" to Record Ratings
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/15/14 - 12:25 PM]
Galaxy's Quest: On October 11, Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy Returns to Rescue Frantic Felines and Their Guardians
"My Cat from Hell" returns with seven all-new episodes of rescuing out-of-control cats and repairing the relationships they're ruining.

[09/15/14 - 12:16 PM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Popular Series "The Profit" Return Tuesday, October 14 at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes, including a special update episode, follow self-made millionaire and serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis as he saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process.

[09/15/14 - 11:01 AM]
Travis Pastrana and the "Nitro Circus Live" Crew Return to MTV2 for All-New Season on Wednesday, October 8 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
Additionally, "Nitro Circus: The Movie" will make its world television premiere on MTV2 on Wednesday October 1 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[09/15/14 - 10:52 AM]
Take It Off with VH1 for Season Two of "Dating Naked"
The first season of "Dating Naked" has been averaging a .6 among Adults 18-49 and averaging 1 million total viewers (P 2+) each week, based on Live +3 ratings.

[09/15/14 - 10:28 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Original Series "Dead Again" Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The hour-long series follows a top team of detectives who will re-examine controversial murder cases in which unresolved questions still linger long after the verdict was determined.

[09/15/14 - 10:11 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces World Television Premiere of Hallmark Hall of Fame Original Movie, "One Christmas Eve", Starring Anne Heche, November 30
In "One Christmas Eve," Anne Heche stars as a recently-divorced mom who wants her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" to be perfect.

[09/15/14 - 10:04 AM]
Langley Productions and Spike TV to Honor "Cops" Audio Technician Bryce Dion
Bryce Dion was a 7-year veteran of "Cops" who was tragically killed during production on August 26 in Omaha, NE.

[09/15/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Friends Flyaway to New York" Sweepstakes Gives Fans a Chance to Win a Trip to Visit the Central Perk Pop-Up Shop Brought to You by Eight O'clock Coffee
Said contest is timed with the 20th anniversary of the premiere of "Friends."

[09/15/14 - 09:36 AM]
Syfy's New Zombie Series "Z Nation" Bites Off 1.6 Million Viewers During September 12 Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/15/14 - 09:14 AM]
American Heroes Channel Reveals How History Got It Wrong in "America: Facts vs. Fiction"
The series returns with with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/14 - 09:00 AM]
"Conan" to Celebrate George Harrison the Week of Sept. 22 with Performances by Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends and More
The celebration will coincide with the release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75, a major reissue of the artists' first six solo albums.

[09/15/14 - 08:58 AM]
Nickelodeon's TV and Digital Channels to Go Dark for Eleventh Annual Worldwide Day of Play, Saturday, Sept. 20
Additionally, the network's national prosocial partners - United States Tennis Association, NFL PLAY 60, the Boys and Girls Club of America and Key Club, among others - will host several thousand local events across the country to help celebrate kids' love of play.

[09/15/14 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.