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[01/03/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 3
Updates include: Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence to team for comedy project; Nancy Pelosi to guest on "30 Rock" finale; and Mike O'Malley, Liza Snyder to visit FOX's "Raising Hope."

[01/03/13 - 08:33 PM]
Paul: "Breaking Bad" to Return Sunday, July 14
The Emmy-winning actor posted the news to his Twitter account this evening.

[01/03/13 - 05:18 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Rose, Orange Bowls Dominate the Competition
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Storage Wars: New York," TLC's "Totally T-Boz" and Oxygen's "Biggest Baddest Model Moments."

[01/03/13 - 05:13 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Chick-fil-A Bowl Keeps ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Andrew Dice Clay: Indestructible," Cartoon Network's "Incredible Crew" and more!

[01/03/13 - 04:09 PM]
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2013," an Interactive Countdown Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Aisha Tyler, to Be Broadcast Wednesday, Jan. 30
Viewers once again will get to vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial of all time.

[01/03/13 - 03:45 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Begins AFC Playoff Coverage with Indianapolis Colts-Baltimore Ravens Wild Card Game #2 on Sunday, Jan. 6
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action live from the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

[01/03/13 - 02:32 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Ice Love Coco," Food Network's "Sugar Dome" and History's "Bamazon."

[01/03/13 - 02:27 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN's Valero Alamo, Buffalo Wild Wings Bowls Top the Night
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Heroes of Hell's Highway," History's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" and Lifetime's "She Made Them Do It."

[01/03/13 - 02:22 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts with Meineke Car Care, Russell Athletic Bowls
Plus: numbers for truTV's "Killer Karaoke," TLC's "Vegas Brides" and History's "I Love the 1880s."

[01/03/13 - 01:37 PM]
Video: Oprah Winfrey Interviews David Letterman on the Next "Oprah's Next Chapter" Airing This Sunday, January 6
Watch three clips from this week's episode, due at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/03/13 - 01:35 PM]
Animal Planet Has Its Best Year Ever - 2012 Scores Milestone with Most-watched Year Ever in Prime and Total Day
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/03/13 - 01:20 PM]
TBS Now Officially Reigns as Basic Cable's #1 Network of the Year with Adults 18-34 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30 plus the year to date.

[01/03/13 - 12:04 PM]
CBS News' "48 Hours: The Stranger Beside Me" Was Saturday's #1 Primetime Program in Both Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 29.

[01/03/13 - 12:01 PM]
"The Crossover: with Beadle and Briggs" Premieres Monday, January 28, at 6 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Network
Michelle Beadle and Dave Briggs will co-host the weekly half-hour series.

[01/03/13 - 11:54 AM]
ABC Family Presents "Tweetapalooza!," a Two-Night Social Media Event Featuring ABC Family Stars Tweeting Live with Fans During Their Premieres
Gilles Marini, Sutton Foster, Keegan Allen and Alexandra Chando are among those participating.

[01/03/13 - 11:40 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores America's Most Compelling Mysteries with a New Season of "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones"
The season opener includes a prison interview with former New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts linebacker, Eric Naposki.

[01/03/13 - 11:36 AM]
Viewers Can Choose Episode Ending in Real Time for "Hawaii Five-0," Jan. 14
The three different endings will all be available at CBS.com after the broadcasts.

[01/03/13 - 11:35 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens During a Quiet Holiday Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30.

[01/03/13 - 11:31 AM]
ESPN to Exclusively Present MLB Opening Night: Texas Rangers at Houston Astros
The game will mark Houston's American League debut against their in-state and new division rivals.

[01/03/13 - 11:26 AM]
NFL on FOX Completes Third Most-Watched Season Ever
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/03/13 - 11:20 AM]
Video: Two Additional Preview Clips from "Kroll Show"
Comedy Central's newcomer premieres Wednesday, January 16 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/03/13 - 11:02 AM]
National Geographic Channel's New Series "Mudcats" Dives Into the Murky, Muddy Waters of Hand-Fishin'
The 10-part series launches Sunday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[01/03/13 - 11:01 AM]
National Geographic Channel Partners with Scott Free Productions to Produce Best-Selling Author Bill O'Reilly Follow-Up "Killing Kennedy"
The two-hour factual drama will stay true to the narrative storytelling devices used by O'Reilly in the book, which recounts the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

[01/03/13 - 10:57 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "The Bachelor" Sean Lowe for the Premiere of the Series, Monday, January 7
He will be up on Twitter at @SeanLowe09 during the East Coast broadcast of this season's premiere.

[01/03/13 - 10:52 AM]
CBS Has All of the Top 10 Non-Sports Programming in Holiday Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30.

[01/03/13 - 10:50 AM]
Bravo Media Wraps 2012 on a High, Ranking as the Number One Cable Network on December 30
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, December 30.

[01/03/13 - 10:48 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Rings in the New Year with "Cruise In and Win Week," January 7-11, 2013!
During said week, a cruise vacation will be attached to one question in each contestant's game.

[01/03/13 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Family Earns Historic #1 Prime Ranking Across All Cable in 2012 in Females 12-34; #1 Year Ever in Target Women
ABC Family spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/03/13 - 10:16 AM]
"SNL" Celebrates the New Year Starting January 19 with Host Jennifer Lawrence and Musical Guest The Lumineers
Then on January 26, look for Adam Levine to host with Kendrick Lamar as the musical guest.

[01/03/13 - 10:05 AM]
The Hub Wraps 2012 with Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Year-Over-Year Audience Growth Across Key Demos
The Hub spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[01/03/13 - 09:24 AM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Challenge America" Invites the Nation to Join a Revolutionary Health Movement and Get the Weight Loss Tools Needed for People to Become Their Own "Biggest Loser"
250 fans who participate could be rewarded with tickets for themselves plus a guest at the exciting live season finale on March 18.

[01/03/13 - 09:09 AM]
CMT Presents a Marathon of the Hit Drama "Nashville" Beginning Sunday, January 6 at 2 P.M., ET/PT
Said stunt is timed with the return of new episodes Wednesday, January 9 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[01/03/13 - 09:08 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Delivers Series Records and the #1 Results of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 2.

[01/03/13 - 08:57 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fourth Consecutive Broadcast
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30.

[01/03/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Repeats Beat Fox's "Mobbed" Originals
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 2.

[01/03/13 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Whitney," "Chicago Fire" Kick Off 2013 with Season Highs
NBC is the network to beat last night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[01/03/13 - 08:29 AM]
Military Channel Salutes the Life and Career of General Norman Schwarzkopf with Night of Programming Revisiting the 1991 Persian Gulf War
Look for encores of "Greatest Tank Battles" and "Inside the Killbox" on Tuesday, January 8 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/03/13 - 08:18 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" on NBC Is, Once Again, Primetime Television's No. 1 Show
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/03/13 - 07:43 AM]
TV One Announces Changes to First Quarter 2013 Primetime Lineup
"Find Our Missing" (Monday, January 14), "Unsung" (Wednesday, January 23) and "Belle's" (Friday, February 1) all get new premiere dates.

[01/03/13 - 07:42 AM]
Exclusive: FOX's "The Cleveland Show" and "Bob's Burgers" to Try New Homes in March
The animated comedies will air one hour later as part of a three-week stunt beginning Sunday, March 3.

[01/03/13 - 07:24 AM]
Sugar Bowl Up; Combined Overnight Ratings for Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl & Sugar Bowl Rises Over 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 2.

[01/03/13 - 07:13 AM]
"CBS Connect" Second-Screen iPad App Launches for All CBS Programming
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "Hawaii Five-0" will join the previously launched "NCIS: Los Angeles" offering.

[01/03/13 - 06:59 AM]
"The Box Score" Debuts on NBC Sports Network Monday, Jan. 7
The half-hour show features Paul Pabst, Patrick O'Connor, Andrew Perloff and Todd Fritz and will air weekdays from noon - 12:30 p.m. ET.

[01/03/13 - 06:52 AM]
Principal Voice Cast for IFC's New Animated Series "Out There" Announced - Premieres February 22 at 10:30pm
Pamela Adlon, Fred Armisen, Linda Cardellini, John DiMaggio, Kate Micucci, Megan Mullally and Justin Roiland will be featured in the voice ensemble.

[01/03/13 - 06:45 AM]
NBC Wins the Season's 14th Week in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Other Key Ratings Categories
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30.

[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.







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Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
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HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
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Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
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Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.