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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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[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
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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"
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[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]
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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]
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[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.