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[01/04/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 4
Updates include: Anna Faris to play "Mom" for CBS; HBO's "Life's Too Short" to wrap with special; and Wendi McLendon-Covey to return to ABC's "Modern Family."

[01/04/13 - 06:19 PM]
Interview: "Once Upon a Time" Co-Stars Josh Dallas & Robert Carlyle
Plus: Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla and Steve Pearlman talk season two of the ABC drama.

[01/04/13 - 06:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: MTV's "Buckwild" No Match for ESPN's Fiesta Bowl
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Lost and Found," Nickelodeon's "House of Anubis" and Bravo's "Kathy Griffin: Kennedie Center On-Hers."

[01/04/13 - 05:05 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Sugar Bowl Continues ESPN Win Streak
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Sweepstakers," E!'s "How Hollywood Helps" and truTV's "Black Gold."

[01/04/13 - 03:24 PM]
ABC Returns This January with All-New Episodes and Live Tweeting!
It all begins tonight with "Last Man Standing" co-star Christoph Sanders up at @stophsanders.

[01/04/13 - 02:29 PM]
Chick-fil-A & Outback Bowls: First & Fourth Most-Viewed Non-BCS Bowls on ESPN Ever
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1.

[01/04/13 - 01:55 PM]
Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo to star in HBO Films' "The Normal Heart," Directed by Ryan Murphy
The film is written by Larry Kramer, adapting his groundbreaking Tony Award-winning play of the same name.

[01/04/13 - 01:46 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
The pay channels issue their biannual recap of their upcoming offerings.

[01/04/13 - 01:45 PM]
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon Star in HBO Films' "Behind the Candelabra," Executive Produced by Jerry Weintraub, Directed by Steven Soderbergh, from a Script by Richard LaGravenese
Dan Aykroyd, Scott Bakula, Rob Lowe, Tom Papa, Paul Reiser and Debbie Reynolds also star in the project.

[01/04/13 - 01:33 PM]
E!'s "White Hot Winter" Heats Up the Coldest Months of the Year with a New Series Premiere, Returning Hit Favorites and Signature Red Carpet Events
Look for the premiere of "Chasing The Saturdays" (Sunday, January 20) plus the return of "After Lately" (Monday, February 25).

[01/04/13 - 12:17 PM]
A&E Network Greenlights "Rodeo Girls" to Series
The eight-episode series "goes behind the scenes and offers a glimpse into the lavish and glamorous world of the women of the pro rodeo circuit."

[01/04/13 - 12:12 PM]
Chiller Unveils Winter 2013 Programming
Highlights include repeats of "R.L. Stine's The Nightmare Room" and "Pushing Daisies."

[01/04/13 - 12:12 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Scripted Drama Series "Bates Motel" on Monday, March 18 at 10PM ET/PT
Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot and Nicola Peltz star in the series, from executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin.

[01/04/13 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Films' "Mrs. Harris" to Receive Encore Presentations
Jean Harris, author of "The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet," passed away last month.

[01/04/13 - 11:55 AM]
HBO Confirms Lineup of Documentaries for the First Half of 2013
Said offerings begin with "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," premiering Monday, February 4.

[01/04/13 - 11:53 AM]
"Vice," News Series Featuring Startling, Groundbreaking Stories from Around the World, Debuts This Spring, Exclusively on HBO
Shane Smith hosts the series, from fellow executive producers Bill Maher and Eddy Moretti.

[01/04/13 - 11:52 AM]
New HBO Comedy Series "Family Tree," Created by Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock, Starring Chris O'Dowd, Debuts This Spring
The series also features appearances by Bob Balaban, Ed Begley, Jr., Don Lake, Michael McKean, Kevin Pollak and Fred Willard.

[01/04/13 - 11:51 AM]
"Parade's End," Sweeping Five-Part HBO Miniseries Adapting Ford Madox Ford's Groundbreaking Novels, Debuts Feb. 26, 27 and 28, Exclusively on HBO
Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall and Adelaide Clemens co-star in the three-night event.

[01/04/13 - 11:26 AM]
Venture Into the Cutthroat World of Marine Salvage in Discovery's All-New Series "Shipwreck Men"
Look for the newcomer to premiere Monday, January 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/04/13 - 11:15 AM]
"Katie" Draws Its Biggest Audience in 5 Weeks and a Series High in Women 18-34
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 17-21.

[01/04/13 - 11:07 AM]
National Geographic Channel Upgrades Your Inner Operating System with New Series "Brain Games"
Jason Silva hosts the series, which sizes up "the human brain with an intricate series of interactive experiments to see how easily the brain can be fooled."

[01/04/13 - 10:05 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #1 Syndie Talker with its Top Rating in 1 Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 17-21.

[01/04/13 - 09:53 AM]
USA Network Kicks Off 2013 with Huge Numbers on New Year's Day with "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Marathon
USA spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/04/13 - 09:52 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Presentation "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," Debuts Feb. 4, Exclusively on HBO
The project "investigates the secret crimes of Father Lawrence Murphy, a charismatic Milwaukee priest who abused more than 200 Deaf children in a school under his control."

[01/04/13 - 09:48 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights Real Life Series "The Governor's Wife"
The series - premiering Wednesday, February 27 - follows former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards and his 34-year-old wife, Trina, as they redefine a "new normal" in the new South.

[01/04/13 - 09:29 AM]
"Big Bang Theory," "Person of Interest" Deliver Series-High Ratings; Best "Elementary" Since Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 3.

[01/04/13 - 09:27 AM]
Syfy's Annual "Twilight Zone" New Year's Eve Marathon Takes 1.1 Million Total Viewers Into the Fifth Dimension of Imagination
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, December 31.

[01/04/13 - 09:14 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Double-Digit Ratings Growth for 2012 in Both Primetime and Total Day Across Key Demos
OWN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/04/13 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Originals Crush Its Mostly Repeat Competition
"The Big Bang Theory" delivers nearly 19 million viewers and a 6.0 rating among adults 18-49.

[01/04/13 - 07:47 AM]
Four-Game BCS Rating Up Leading Into Monday's National Championship
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, January 3.

[01/04/13 - 07:09 AM]
Wild Planet Productions Announces a New Television Series: "Biggest and Baddest" with Niall McCann
The series launches Saturday, January 5 at 8:00/7:00c on Velocity.

[01/04/13 - 06:56 AM]
Today's Hottest Stars to Attend the "People's Choice Awards 2013"
Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean and Alicia Keys will perform live on the 39th annual event, airing Wednesday, January 9 on CBS.

[01/04/13 - 06:32 AM]
85th Oscars(R) to Feature Special Celebration of James Bond
The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 10 in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

[01/04/13 - 06:07 AM]
Amazon Announces Prime Instant Video Licensing Agreement with A+E Networks
Prior seasons of popular series from A&E, bio, History and Lifetime will be available on the Prime Instant Video service.

[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.







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[08/19/17 - 08:37 AM]
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The Eye edges the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 18
Updates include: D.J. Nash sells projects to ABC, CBS; Kevin Falls brings "The Unrequited" to NBC; and Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt set up "God Friended Me" at CBS.

[08/18/17 - 12:05 PM]
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[08/18/17 - 11:29 AM]
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[08/18/17 - 09:54 AM]
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[08/18/17 - 09:01 AM]
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The one-hour special will air across ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC on Friday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/18/17 - 09:00 AM]
Season Two of Original Scripted Series "Chesapeake Shores" Catapults Hallmark Channel as Top-Rated and Most-Watched Cable Network
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[08/18/17 - 08:20 AM]
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The season will feature a brand new house of dysfunctional couples including Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin, Bobby Panahi and Asifa Mirza, Juelia Kinney and JJ Lane, Peter Gunz and Amina Buddafly & Mehgan James and DeAndre Perry.

[08/18/17 - 08:12 AM]
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The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 07:49 AM]
Car Pros Make Room for the Under "Dogs" in Discovery's All-New Series "Gear Dogs (WT)"
The series, formerly known as "House of Cars," premieres Monday, September 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/17/17 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 17
Updates include: ABC lands live-action take on "The Jetsons"; Frances O'Connor to star in Hulu's "Locke & Key"; and Paul Scheer to pen the "Galaxy Quest" TV series for Amazon.

[08/17/17 - 03:30 PM]
AXS TV Greenlights Season Three of the Popular Original Music Series "Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar Presented by Mercury Insurance"
Production on the 12-episode season began this month and is scheduled for air in early 2018.

[08/17/17 - 02:47 PM]
MTV's Iconic "Unplugged" Franchise Returns This Fall
The new season will feature an eclectic, superstar lineup of global pop culture artists and will kick off with multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter and "2017 Video Music Awards" nominee and performer, Shawn Mendes.

[08/17/17 - 12:55 PM]
Buddy and His Team of Skilled Bakers Return to TLC's "Cake Boss," with Early Premieres on the Network's TV Everywhere Platform, TLC GO
Look for five new episodes becoming available on TLC GO this Friday, August 18 and an additional five episodes on Friday, August 25.

[08/17/17 - 12:45 PM]
Freeform Gets Its Wings with First Original Christmas Movie, "Angry Angel," from Sony Pictures Television
From Golden Globe-nominated director and writer Will Gluck, the two-hour special holiday feature stars Jason Biggs, Brenda Song, Ricky Mabe, Andrew Bachelor and Andy Favreau.