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[01/08/13 - 11:14 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #40-31
Our annual countdown continues with "Modern Family," "White Collar," "Parks & Recreation" and more!

[01/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: NBC gives pilot order to "Bloodlines"; Sarah Shahi lands arc on CBS's "Person of Interest"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on MTV's "Awkward."

[01/08/13 - 05:33 PM]
President Obama Welcomes New NBC Comedy Series "1600 Penn" to White House for Screening on January 9
The late-afternoon event climaxes a whirlwind day of promotional events in Washington, D.C., designed to launch "1600 Penn."

[01/08/13 - 04:25 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Extends Demo Streak to Five Weeks
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Making Mr. Right," Lifetime's "An Amish Murder" and TLC's "Best Funeral Ever."

[01/08/13 - 04:21 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Worldwide Exclusive with Lance Armstrong Airs Thursday, January 17 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The special 90-minute Thursday night episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter" will air at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/08/13 - 04:20 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon Is "Victorious" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," OWN's "Six Little McGhees" and TBS's "Wedding Band."

[01/08/13 - 04:08 PM]
Production to Start on "Home Again" with Jennie Garth and Cameron Mathison Set to Premiere Thanksgiving 2013 on ABC Family
Cameron Mathison and Mary Kay Place also star in the project, from director Jerry Ciccoritti and writers Michael Vickerman & Ann Gunder.

[01/08/13 - 02:22 PM]
Animal Planet's "Gator Boys" Snaps Up 1.3 Million Viewers in Season Two Debut
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 02:03 PM]
HGTV Rings in the New Year with Record Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/08/13 - 02:01 PM]
Discovery Channel Uncovers the World of Illegal Smuggling and Trafficking in the Eye-Opening Series "Extreme Smuggling"
The four-part series launches this Monday, January 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[01/08/13 - 01:41 PM]
Cartoon Network Ranks as Television's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Boys 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 01:26 PM]
Successful Holiday Programming Events and Slate of Network Movie Premieres Drive Strong New Year Start for The Hub TV Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 01:16 PM]
BCS National Championship: Cable's Second Biggest Audience of All Time
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 01:11 PM]
"Boo Boo" Rings in 2013 with the Series' Most-Watched Episode to Date
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 12:37 PM]
FOX at TCA: "In Living Color" Reboot Not Happening, "Goodwin Games" Could Be Pushed to Summer
Plus: Kevin Reilly on the futures of "The X Factor" and "So You Think You Can Dance."

[01/08/13 - 12:22 PM]
Jackson: "America's Best Dance Crew" May Find a New Home
The "American Idol" judge says his MTV dance competition is hoping to set up shop somewhere else.

[01/08/13 - 12:05 PM]
Seahawks/Redskins NFC Wildcard Clash Scores Big on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/08/13 - 11:54 AM]
NBC Sports Network Presents Five College Basketball Games and Three College Hockey Contests This Week
No. 19 San Diego State will host Colorado State at the Viejas Arena in primetime beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/08/13 - 11:50 AM]
"Magic City" Turns Up the Heat in Miami Casting Rap Icon Rick Ross
He'll play "Butterball," the proprietor of an illegal Cuban/American gambling house in Miami known as a "bolita," (the numbers racket).

[01/08/13 - 11:47 AM]
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan to Co-Host the "48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7 on the CBS Television Network
This will mark reigning ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Shelton's third consecutive turn hosting a live televised event.

[01/08/13 - 11:47 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers Its Best Night Ever on January 6
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6 and Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 11:35 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and No. 1 Among Teens During a Quiet Holiday Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:59 AM]
Live Plus 3-Day Playback Lifts CBS's Record Thursday Ratings
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 3.

[01/08/13 - 10:53 AM]
CBS Has the Top 10 Scripted Programs in a Week of Series Milestones
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:47 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Sara Rue Set to Take Place on Friday, January 11
She will be up on Twitter at @sararueforreal during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/08/13 - 10:45 AM]
Up 27% Week to Week in Adults 18-49, ABC Airs 7 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:34 AM]
Disney Channel Rings in 2013 as #1 Total Day TV Network Across All Kids Posting Most-Watched First Week of the Year Ever
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 10:26 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces Winners of Its Annual "Stand-Up for Diversity" Comic Search as Comedians Gina Brillon and Jon Laster Earn Talent Deal with NBCUniversal
Gina Brilllon and Jon Laster took home the top honors, "the climax of a four-city outreach to discover the funniest diverse comics in the United States."

[01/08/13 - 10:04 AM]
Sing Along with Dora In Brand-New Primetime Special, "Dora Rocks!" Premiering Monday, Jan. 14, at 7PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Emmy award-winning "Dora the Explorer" currently reaches more preschoolers than any other show on television.

[01/08/13 - 09:04 AM]
AMC's Newest Unscripted Series "Showville," (formerly Titled "Road Show") Announces Lineup of Small Towns Across the Country to Be Visited for Talent Competition
Plus: actor Alec Mapa and choreographer Lisette Bustamante were named as the series' performance coaches.

[01/08/13 - 09:03 AM]
Erykah Badu, Wayne Brady, Brandy, Mint Condition, Jimmy Jam, Alicia Keys, Ledisi, the SOS Band and Terry Lewis Announced as Performers for "BET Honors 2013"
This year's honorees include Clarence Avant, Halle Berry, T.D. Jakes, Chaka Khan and Lisa Leslie.

[01/08/13 - 08:58 AM]
Allen Haff and Ton Jones to Open Their Own Storefront in "Auction Hunters: Pawnshop Edition"
The franchise's fourth season rolls out Wednesday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c on Spike TV.

[01/08/13 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Is Monday's #1 TV Series in Adults 18-34 and Women
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 08:43 AM]
The Regular-Slot Debut of "The Biggest Loser" Is the #1 Show of the Night on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/13 - 08:32 AM]
"2nd Annual NFL Honors" to Be Broadcast Super Bowl Eve, Saturday, Feb. 2 on CBS
Alec Baldwin will serve as host of the star-studded football and entertainment event.

[01/08/13 - 08:30 AM]
Seth Rogen Set to Guest-Star on "The Mindy Project" Tuesday, February 19, on FOX
He'll play Mindy's "first kiss" in the episode, in which they reminisce about their time at Jewish summer camp.

[01/08/13 - 08:29 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Air 12 Hours of 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Presented by WSOP.COM from Caesars Palace
Highlights include three original airings on NBC and three on NBC Sports Network beginning March 14.

[01/08/13 - 08:29 AM]
FOX Digs Up New Season of "Bones" - Veteran Procedural Renewed for Ninth Season
"We at FOX, along with millions of zealous fans, look forward to seeing where the incredible creative team takes the series next season," said Kevin Reilly.

[01/08/13 - 08:28 AM]
"American Idol" Debuts with Two-Night Premiere Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17, on FOX
The network details its schedule for the new season through March.

[01/08/13 - 08:27 AM]
FOX Unveils First Two Major Event Series in Development
M. Night Shyamalan's "Wayward Pines" and Bruce C. McKenna's "Blood Brothers" have both been put into development.

[01/08/13 - 08:26 AM]
Investigation Discovery Flips the Script to Take Fans on an Engaging Ride for Newest Series -- "Redrum"
This unique experience delivers a digital short using the RIDES.tv platform to highlight the unique structure of the series.

[01/08/13 - 08:26 AM]
"Animation Domination High-Def," FOX's New Alternative Animated Programming Block, to Premiere Saturday, July 27
Series offerings include "Axe Cop" and "High School USA!"

[01/08/13 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Biggest Loser," NBC Edge "Bachelor," ABC in Adults 18-49
The Peacock's "Deception" likewise sneaks past the Alphabet's "Castle" in the key demographic.

[01/08/13 - 08:17 AM]
CBS Sports' Live Stream of Super Bowl XLVII to Break New Ground Offering Viewers Enhanced Second-Screen Viewing Experience
The enhanced features on CBSSports.com include the first-ever live stream of the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show.

[01/08/13 - 08:16 AM]
Heyeper Zoom Camera System Highlights CBS Sports' Technological Advances for Super Bowl XLVII Coverage
CBS Sports is deploying six "Heyeper Zoom" high frame rate, 4K replay and zoom camera systems.

[01/08/13 - 08:13 AM]
CBS Sports to Broadcast Super Bowl XLVII Live on February 3
The Eye details its complete schedule for Super Bowl Sunday, including the post-game installment of "Elementary."

[01/08/13 - 08:12 AM]
CBS Sports Jazzes Up Super Bowl Coverage with Celebration of New Orleans with Grammy Award-Winning Native Wynton Marsalis
The one-hour special airs 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET on Sunday, February 3.

[01/08/13 - 07:11 AM]
NBC Wins the Season's 15th Week in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Other Key Ratings Categories
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/08/13 - 07:08 AM]
VH1 Mixes It Up, Teaming Up with Smirnoff Vodka for Third Season of "Master of the Mix"
The reality-based competition show returns at 12 AM EST on Monday, April 1 on VH1.

[01/08/13 - 06:27 AM]
ESPN's 2013 BCS National Championship Rating Up 14 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.







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[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
Bakers Battle to Rise to the Top on Food Network's "Cake Wars"
Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.