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[01/11/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: The CW plots "The Vampire Diaries" spin-off; Andy Samberg, Jim Gaffigan land pilot orders; and Britney Spears confirms exit from "The X Factor."

[01/11/13 - 09:17 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #10-1
Our annual countdown concludes with "Louie," "The Walking Dead," "Game of Thrones" and more!

[01/11/13 - 03:31 PM]
"Smash," "Body of Proof" Returns to Get Dinged by State of the Union on Tuesday, February 12
Both shows return on February 5 and now probably won't air again until February 19.

[01/11/13 - 01:49 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Scores Most-Watched Season Premiere in Series History with 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, January 10.

[01/11/13 - 01:37 PM]
Syfy to Offer "Being Human" Second Screen Viewing Experience Via Syfy Sync When Hit Series Returns for Season 3 on MOnday, January 14 at 9PM
By using Syfy Sync, fans will receive extra, exclusive content tied to that specific episode.

[01/11/13 - 12:51 PM]
Syfy's Hit "Ghost Hunters" Returns on January 16th at 9 PM ET/PT Followed by Original Series Premiere of "Ghost Mine" at 10 PM ET/PT
The former's ninth season will feature new team member Michelle Tate.

[01/11/13 - 12:28 PM]
FOX Plans Double Date with "The Mindy Project" on Tuesday, January 29
Look for original episodes at 8:30/7:30c (in place of "Ben & Kate") and 9:30/8:30c, its regular time period.

[01/11/13 - 12:27 PM]
ABC Family Announces Ground-Breaking Television Event with an All-ASL Episode of the Hit Family Drama "Switched at Birth" to Air Monday, March 4 at 8:00PM ET/PT
The special episode will be told from the perspective of the series' multiple deaf characters - with open captions for hearing viewers.

[01/11/13 - 12:21 PM]
Arch Enemies Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon to Finally Come Face to Face for an Epic Throwdown 10 Years in the Making, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Thursday, January 24 at 11:35 PM ET
"May God help Damon if he dares show his stupid face," said Kimmel.

[01/11/13 - 12:11 PM]
NBC to Offer Viewers a Sneak Peek of the First Hour of the Two-Hour Second Season "Smash" Premiere on Monday, January 14
The episode will be available on NBC.com; NBC Owned and affiliate station websites; Hulu; iTunes, Amazon and Xbox.

[01/11/13 - 12:01 PM]
Disney XD, Marvel Entertainment and First Book Team Up to Champion Children's Literacy with "Marvel Comics Close-Up"
The initiative features a series of Disney XD interstitials hosted by Joe Quesada and Dylan Riley Snyder.

[01/11/13 - 10:12 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats "Leno" and "Letterman" with its Best Numbers Yet at 11:35pm
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, January 10.

[01/11/13 - 10:07 AM]
TBS Greenlights New Unscripted Series From Howie Mandel and Mark Burnett
"Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host" (originally developed at ABC) and "Deal With It" are both on tap at the cable channel.

[01/11/13 - 09:34 AM]
NBA Legend Shaquille O'Neal Guest Stars in The Hub TV Network Animated Series "Secret Millionaires Club" January 20
The series of specials focuses on "the importance of teaching children the value of money."

[01/11/13 - 09:32 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Hits New Series Highs in Viewers and Demos for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 10.

[01/11/13 - 09:02 AM]
"1600 Penn" Matches NBC's Comedy Season high at 8:30, Scores Network's Top Non-Sports 9:30 Rating Since November 15
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 10.

[01/11/13 - 08:58 AM]
MTV Goes Back to "Where the Magic Happens" With a Retro "MTV Cribs" Marathon on Saturday, January 12 Starting at 3:00PM ET/PT
Kim Kardashian, Carmelo Anthony, Destiny's Child, Ashton Kutcher, Maroon 5, Usher, Simon Cowell and Rick Ross are among the featured episodes.

[01/11/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" and "Scandal" Return Up with "Scandal" at New Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 10.

[01/11/13 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Paves the Way to Another CBS Victory
The Eye's juggernaut climbs once again from last week's series high numbers in adults 18-49.

[01/11/13 - 08:00 AM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Season 3 Premieres on Tuesday, January 15 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2
Joining stand-out series regulars will be fresh comedic faces Jermaine Fowler, Dan Soder, Kevin Barnett, Pete Davidson and model Tiffany Luu.

[01/11/13 - 07:50 AM]
Syfy Features Winter Sports with a Monstrous Twist in January Original Movies
Apolo Ohno and Danica McKellar star in "Tasmanian Devils" (Saturday, January 19) while Adrian Paul and Chuck Campbell topline "Abominable Snowman" (Saturday, January 26).

[01/11/13 - 07:23 AM]
New Nat Geo WILD Series Goes Inside One of the Most Elite Police and Military Dog Training Facilities in the World
"Alpha Dogs," executive produced by by Jack Osbourne and Rob Worsoff, premieres Friday, February 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/13 - 07:08 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "Dangerous Persuasions" Tells Terrifyingly True Tales of People Who Fell Prey to Psychological Manipulation
Each episode details "the captivating stories of people who were lured into a web of deceit and lost themselves along the way."

[01/11/13 - 06:06 AM]
CBS Announces the 20 Castaways Competing on "Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites"
The Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 26th season with a special two-hour premiere, Wednesday, February 13.

[01/10/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 10
Updates include: Ali Larter boards TNT's "Legends"; ABC eyes live-action "Star Wars" series; and Meredith Vieira to exit "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."

[01/10/13 - 11:08 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #20-11
Our annual countdown continues with "Fringe," "The Good Wife," "Breaking Bad" and more!

[01/10/13 - 11:07 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Amish Mafia," "Moonshiners" Pull Back in Front for Discovery
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "60 Minutes Sports," MTV's "Washington Heights" and OWN's "Super Saver Showdown."

[01/10/13 - 07:04 PM]
Winners Announced for the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards
Hosted by KTLA anchor Sam Rubin, the ceremony aired live on The CW for the first time, from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.

[01/10/13 - 04:58 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Sets "American Ninja Warrior" Compilations for Saturday Nights Beginning February 2
The eight one-hour episodes will include some never-before-seen footage.

[01/10/13 - 03:03 PM]
ABC at TCA: We Were Number One in "C3 Entertainment" This Fall
ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee talks "Dancing with the Stars," "Nashville," "Last Resort," "S.H.I.E.L.D." and more!

[01/10/13 - 01:48 PM]
Zoey Deutch to Guest Star in New Episodes of ABC Family's Original Drama Series "Switched at Birth"
Deutch, the daughter of series star Lea Thompson, will play "an attractive young woman who meets Toby and Emmett while campaigning for John Kennish."

[01/10/13 - 01:26 PM]
Original "Hawaii Five-0" to Follow the AFC Championship Football Game, Sunday, Jan. 20 on CBS
Lindsay Price guest stars on the special installment, scheduled for 10:00/9:00c.

[01/10/13 - 01:01 PM]
History(R) Revs Up "Top Gear" - Season Three Returns with New Episodes Tuesday, January 29
The show's second season was the youngest skewing series on the cable channel.

[01/10/13 - 12:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights Makeover Series "Save Our Business" (working title), Featuring Entrepreneurial Titan Peter Jones
The network has ordered six episodes of the series, which is set to launch in late 2013.

[01/10/13 - 12:39 PM]
NBC Sports Group to Deliver Robust Programming from New Orleans During Super Bowl XLVII
Plus: The NFL Pro Bowl returns to NBC in primetime at 7:00/6:00c on Sunday, January 27.

[01/10/13 - 12:11 PM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score #1 Finishes for the Week of Dec. 31-Jan. 4
NBC spins the late-night numbers for December 31-January 4.

[01/10/13 - 11:38 AM]
TLC Cuts Into the Wrinkly World of Plastic Surgery in the One-Hour Special, "Plastic Wives," Airing Sunday, January 27th at 10/9c
The project follows four women who are romantically linked to some of the most successful cosmetic doctors in Los Angeles.

[01/10/13 - 11:34 AM]
Catch Every Moment of the 2013 Golden Globe(R) Awards with E!'s Live from the Red Carpet Coverage on Sunday, January 13th
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2013 Golden Globe Awards" on Monday, January 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/10/13 - 10:31 AM]
Brothers John and Don McLemore Conquer "Big Food" with Their All-New Special on CMT
The special premieres Wednesday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/10/13 - 10:25 AM]
"Comedy Central Certified Club" Initiative Launches Nationwide with Top Comedy Venues
Each participating club will be promoted by the network via an ongoing series of programming stunts, commercials and national sweepstakes.

[01/10/13 - 10:08 AM]
"Project Runway" Reveals 16 All New Designers for Series First-Ever Teams Edition, Premiering Thursday, January 24
Season four winner Christian Siriano will serve as a guest judge on this cycle's debut installment.

[01/10/13 - 10:07 AM]
Up for the 4th Straight Week, "Katie" Draws Its 2nd Largest Audience Ever
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 24-28.

[01/10/13 - 10:01 AM]
Lifetime Appoints Two Programming Executives to Vice President Rank
Kimberly Chessler, who's responsible for the development and production on "Dance Moms," has been named Vice President, Reality Programming.

[01/10/13 - 10:01 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows Over Tuesday and Virtually Ties "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" for #1 in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, January 9.

[01/10/13 - 09:11 AM]
"The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards" Posts Across-the-Board Increases From Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 9.

[01/10/13 - 09:07 AM]
Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay Return for "Worst Cooks in America" Season Four on Sunday, February 17th
This season's 14 cooking-challenged contestants are split into two teams, one led by Anne and one by Bobby, for a grueling seven-episode competition.

[01/10/13 - 09:01 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the #1 Syndie Talker for the 2nd Week in a Row at New Season Highs
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 24-28.

[01/10/13 - 08:49 AM]
"Chicago Fire," "SVU" and "Whitney" Match Their Second Best Ratings of the Season
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 9.

[01/10/13 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Wins Wednesday Night as Its Each Series Grow/"Nashville" Is Up for 3rd Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 9.

[01/10/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Renewed for Second Season in National Syndication
"Steve Harvey" is currently sold is currently sold in 98% of the country including all of the NBC Owned Television stations.







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[09/16/14 - 03:07 PM]
Lifetime Announces Premiere Dates for "Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Runway: Threads"
Alyssa Milano hosts the former series, which returns Thursday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 02:31 PM]
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"It's hard to be shocked in my line of work, but I'm continually amazed at how revealing the contestants on the show have been," says Springer.

[09/16/14 - 02:00 PM]
Nomination Period for Fourth Annual "Fox Writer's Intensive" Begins Today
Nominations can be submitted by one of the FWI's partnering organizations or through submission by talent agents and management companies.

[09/16/14 - 01:20 PM]
Equestrian Coverage on NBCSN Highlighted by Central Park Grand Prix Live Thurs., Sept. 18 at 7 PM ET
The event features some of the world's top show jumpers including U.S. Champion Kent Farrington and Olympic gold medalists McLain Ward and Laura Kraut in a $200,000 FEI world ranking class.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:37 PM]
Mark Feuerstein Joins "Nurse Jackie"
He will play Barry Wolfe, a high-powered, cutthroat lawyer who will represent Jackie as she pieces her life back together following her arrest last season.

[09/16/14 - 12:07 PM]
"Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak" to Simulcast On Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health Thursday Sept. 18 at 10PM
The one-hour premiere special is a comprehensive look into the history, containment, and medical implications of this highly infectious disease.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 10:31 AM]
Famed Wire Walker Nik Wallenda to Attempt His Most Challenging Tightrope Walk Yet Over the Chicago Skyline Untethered
"Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda" will air live around the world in over 220 countries beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, Sunday, November 2 on the Discovery Channel.

[09/16/14 - 10:18 AM]
Spike TV Travels the Infamous Silk Road to Develop New Drama, "Deep Web," From Tony Krantz and Gary Oldman's Flying Studio Pictures
The project is the incredible saga of an ambitious computer aficionado in Silicon Valley who, with the help of his friends, evolves into an internet underworld crime boss fueled by a web portal where one can buy anything - from a kidney to cocaine to a rocket-launcher.

[09/16/14 - 10:13 AM]
CMT Heads Back to the Bayou This Fall with the Return of "Swamp Pawn" and "Swamp Hunters" Beginning Saturday, October 11 at 9 PM, ET/PT
A special crossover episode of the two series will premiere Saturday, November 8 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.

[09/16/14 - 09:53 AM]
Video: Tuesday's Are Getting a Little Happier When MTV's New Series "Happyland" Premieres on September 30 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The project is a soapy teen dramedy exploring the underbelly of one of the country's most popular theme parks, going behind the scenes to reveal the not so magical reality of the park workers.