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[01/02/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 2
Updates include: Jerry O'Connell joins CBS's "Ex Men"; Ben Wexler books "Bob's New Heart Show" at FOX; and Jon Favreau to direct on NBC's "The Office."

[01/02/13 - 04:04 PM]
NFL Wild Card Saturday Doubleheader on NBC Features Vikings-Packers and Bengals-Texans
Coverage begins at 4:00/3:00c with "Football Night in America."

[01/02/13 - 01:11 PM]
"Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" Scores truTV's Biggest Series Launch Ever, With More Than 2.1 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 12:34 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory's" Sheldon Cooper Kicks Off 2013 with a Bzzz-inga!
A new species of the Brazilian orchid bee - Euglossa bazinga - has been named after Dr. Cooper's zippy catchphrase.

[01/02/13 - 11:51 AM]
"Dance Moms" Rings in 2013 with Series Best 2.8 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 11:14 AM]
"Star Spangled Sundays," a Four-Part Special on the Business of the NFL, Debuts Tuesday, January 8 on NBC Sports Network
Ross Greenburg Productions and NFL Films are behind the project.

[01/02/13 - 10:34 AM]
The End Is Just the Beginning for Investigation Discovery's New True Crime Series with a Backward Twist: "Redrum"
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/02/13 - 10:01 AM]
"Doctor Who" Christmas Special Breaks Ratings Record for BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 25 plus the year to date.

[01/02/13 - 09:46 AM]
Combined Overnight Ratings for Rose Bowl and Orange Bowl BCS Games Rises Over 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 08:43 AM]
9:30 Telecast of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Set Series Records for an Encore in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "Parenthood," "Off Their Rockers" Marathon
CBS however is the most-watched network with its all-repeat drama lineup.

[01/02/13 - 08:11 AM]
"Departed's" William Monahan Developing "Crime" Drama for Starz
"Crime" is a study of criminal enterprise and scandal across 1960s Britain.

[01/02/13 - 07:08 AM]
Syfy's Powerful Mondays Programming Block Kicks Off Monday, January 14 from 8-11PM
As previously announced, "Continuum" and "Lost Girl" will bookend the new season of "Being Human."

[01/02/13 - 07:01 AM]
National Geographic Channel Charts Course for Second Season of "Monstah" Series Wicked Tuna
The show's sophomore season kicks off Sunday, January 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[01/02/13 - 04:06 AM]
Outstanding Creative Team to Collaborate on the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Executive producer and director Jeff Margolis has been with the SAG Awards since its fifth ceremony.

[01/01/13 - 08:48 AM]
ABC Rings in its Biggest New Year's Eve Numbers in 12 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 31.

[01/01/13 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Sparks Big Night for ABC
The Alphabet's primetime coverage delivers 13.26 million viewers and a 4.1 adults 18-49 rating.

[01/01/13 - 08:38 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" Is Up 14% Versus Last Year to Deliver a Three-Year High
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 31.

[12/31/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Hit Season Highs as They Win the Week of Dec. 17-21
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 17-21.

[12/31/12 - 09:38 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Sets a New Record This Season in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[12/31/12 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Big Finish for NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock's NFL franchise posts its best numbers since its special Wednesday season opener.

[12/31/12 - 08:11 AM]
Cowboys-Redskins Scores Best-Ever Overnight for NFL Regular-Season Primetime Game on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 30.

[12/31/12 - 07:04 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications Announce New Distribution Agreement
Launch of content across these new distribution platforms is planned to begin in the first half of 2013.

[12/31/12 - 06:49 AM]
NBCUniversal Signs Multi-Year Carriage Deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative
Today's announcement follows NBCUniversal's recent distribution agreements with Cablevision, Mediacom, Suddenlink and Verizon.

[12/30/12 - 06:27 PM]
NFL Wild Card & Divisional Playoff Schedule Announced
NBC's coverage of Cincinnati at Houston and Minnesota at Green Bay will kick things off on Saturday, January 5.

[12/30/12 - 09:46 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Rebroadcast Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 29.

[12/30/12 - 09:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops" Repeats Top Low Key Demo Race
Plus: CBS is the most-watched network powered by a rebroadcast of "48 Hours."

[12/29/12 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Two-Hour "Dateline" Puts NBC in Front
The Peacock is the night's top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/29/12 - 08:46 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Friday Telecast Since September 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 28.

[12/28/12 - 05:19 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: College Bowls Top Viewers, truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The Newlywed Game," TLC's "Wives with Beehives" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami Reunion."

[12/28/12 - 05:14 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Discovery's "Amish Mafia" Event Leads Demos, ESPN Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime," History's "Cajun Pawn Stars" and E!'s "Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings."

[12/28/12 - 01:37 PM]
TLC Moves "Sin City Rules" to Tuesdays at 10/9c
The Sunday series will now anchor the cable channel's Tuesday block beginning January 1.

[12/28/12 - 10:37 AM]
"New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" Features Classic Performances by the Biggest Names in Music History
The two-hour special, hosted by Fergie in Los Angeles and Jenny McCarthy from Times Square, airs Monday, December 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/28/12 - 10:28 AM]
ABC Family's 15th Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Soars to Record Levels; Pacing for #1 Year Ever in 2012
ABC Family spins the numbers for December 1-25 plus the year to date.

[12/28/12 - 09:40 AM]
Ovation Rings in 2013 with a Full Slate of Series, Documentaries and Films
Highlights include "Manet: The Man Who Invented Modern Art," "Dance School: Juilliard," "The Scapegoat" and "Who The #$&% is Jackson Pollock."

[12/28/12 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos on All-Repeat Evening
"The Big Bang Theory" is the night's top draw in both categories.

[12/27/12 - 06:01 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles" Finale Tops Christmas for TNT
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Leverage," truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" and ESPN's NBA doubleheader.

[12/27/12 - 05:56 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA Tops Christmas Eve with "WWE Raw"
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Teen Mom 2," Showtime's "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States" and ESPN's "Sheraton Hawaii Bowl."

[12/27/12 - 03:38 PM]
Fuller: NBC Not Moving Forward with "Mockingbird Lane"
The proposed reboot of "The Munsters" won't be getting a series order.

[12/27/12 - 03:31 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Bravo Leads Viewers, Demos with "Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Ice Love Coco," TLC's "Sin City Rules" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[12/27/12 - 03:26 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Special "Monday Night Football" Finale Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," Animal Planet's "The Year in Pup Culture" and Discovery's "Frozen Planet: Edge of the Earth."

[12/27/12 - 02:09 PM]
BBC America's New Original Series Orphan Black Premieres Saturday, March 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Tatiana Maslany stars as Sarah, "an outsider and orphan whose life changes dramatically after witnessing the suicide of a woman who looks just like her."

[12/27/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Bravo Media's First Look of the New Year's Day Episode of "Million Dollar Decorators" Available Now on BravoTV.com
Watch a sneak peek of the first 10 minutes of next week's episode.

[12/27/12 - 11:34 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for the Week Among Teens and No. 2 Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 11:30 AM]
"The X Factor" Winner Tate Stevens to Perform on "New Year's Eve Live!" Monday, December 31, on FOX
Stevens will join previously announced performers Lifehouse and Carmen Electra.

[12/27/12 - 11:12 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Performance Last Week Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 10:52 AM]
E! News Special "How Hollywood Helps" Features Interviews with Today's Hottest Celebrities Discussing the Causes They Passionately Support
The 30-minute special premieres Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[12/27/12 - 10:17 AM]
"48 Hours: Mystery on Twin Peaks Drive" Was First in Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 22.

[12/27/12 - 10:05 AM]
"NCIS" Sacks Competition - #1 in Viewers, Beating "Sunday Night Football"
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 09:16 AM]
Kennedy Center Honors Lead CBS to Star-Studded Wednesday Win
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 26.







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[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
Pittsburgh Penguins Host San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day - at 8 P.M. ET on NBC
The Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history with a 5-2 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final vs. St. Louis, while Pittsburgh advanced with a 2-1 win in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 07:11 AM]
Destination America Steps Into the Darkest Town in America in the All-New Series "Ghosts of Shepherdstown"
The six-part series launches Sunday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/27/16 - 06:00 AM]
2nd Annual Red Nose Day Raises Over $31.5 Million for Kids in Need, Over 70 Stars Join NBC for Live Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special"
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Jack Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Tracy Morgan, Blake Shelton, Will Ferrell and Zac Efron were among the many celebrities who appeared in the live, two-hour charity television event.

[05/26/16 - 03:11 PM]
ITV and Hulu Commission Exciting Eight-Part Drama Series "Harlots"
Acclaimed actresses Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay are set to star in the series, which will be produced by Monumental Pictures.

[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Gets "Weird" with a One-Week Free Preview of This Season's Premiere Episode
IFC is previewing the first episode of this upcoming season free on IFC.com, through the IFC mobile app, On Demand and wherever the internet lives one week before it premieres on IFC on Friday, June 3.

[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
"Brett Gelman's Dinner in America" Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
The premise is simple: A roundtable discussion in which Brett attempts to engage four distinguished actors - Loretta Devine, Shareeka Epps, Joe Morton and Mack Wilds - in an open forum on racism.

[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
AMC.com Releases the Director's Commentary on the "Preacher" Pilot
Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
CBS to Finish "Angel from Hell," "Rush Hour" Runs on Saturday Nights
Look for the former to return on Saturday, July 2 while the latter will resume on Saturday, July 23.

[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the New Trailer for Its Music Series "Roadies," The First Original Series from Oscar(R) Winner Cameron Crowe
The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

[05/26/16 - 12:07 PM]
Michael Bloom Joins TBS & TNT as Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials
Most recently, Bloom was instrumental in forging the architecture for ELeague, the new eSports co-venture between Turner and WME | IMG.

[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
WGN America's "Outsiders" Star David Morse Throws Out First Pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Game, In Celebration of the Start of Production on the Hit Series' Season Two
Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.