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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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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
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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.