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[01/15/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 15
Updates include: Jessica Simpson to topline comedy for NBC; Oxygen nixes "All My Babies' Mamas" special; and TNT passes on its "Trooper" pilot redo.

[01/15/13 - 05:55 PM]
Lifetime Cancels "Drop Dead Diva" After Four Seasons
The series was the least-watched of the network's three scripted dramas in 2012.

[01/15/13 - 05:32 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Pulls in Front Among Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Continuum," Showtime's "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States" and Discovery's "Shipwreck Men."

[01/15/13 - 05:27 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Continues Win Streak in Adults 18-49
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs.," Comedy Central's "Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula" and HBO's "Enlightened."

[01/15/13 - 05:22 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Wedding Band" Tops Demos for TBS
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Staten Island Law," Lifetime's "In the Dark" and Hallmark's "The Nearlyweds."

[01/15/13 - 03:21 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Grey's Anatomy" Stars Camilla Luddington and Gaius Charles Set to Take Place on Thursday, January 17
They'll be up on Twitter at @camilluddington and @gaiuscharles, respectively, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/15/13 - 03:19 PM]
FOX NFC Playoff Game Is Week's No. 1 Primetime Program Across All Demos
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 03:01 PM]
Video: Trailer for the "Fringe" Series Finale Airing Friday, January 18 at 8/7c
"Liberty" and "An Enemy of Fate" will cap the show's five season run.

[01/15/13 - 02:38 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" is Monday's #1 Scripted Prime Telecast in Target Female Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 14.

[01/15/13 - 02:11 PM]
TNT Greenlights New Private-Eye Series Starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn
The series, formerly known as "King & Maxwell," is based on bestselling author David Baldacci's popular characters Sean King and Michelle Maxwell.

[01/15/13 - 01:05 PM]
AMC and Fox Television Studios Partner on "The Killing" Season Three
Season three will focus on a new case, which will be resolved over the course of 12 episodes.

[01/15/13 - 12:10 PM]
Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" Twitter Account to Host Guillermo del Toro Live Q&A Immediately After Season 9 Premiere on Wednesday, January 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
Universal Pictures serves as the presenting on-air sponsor of the season premiere, showcasing the upcoming theatrical release of "Mama."

[01/15/13 - 11:54 AM]
Brides Choose Something Borrowed or Something New on TLC's Newest Fashion Wedding Series Premiering Friday, February 8th at 10/9c
The 12-episode series follows a bride's journey to find the perfect wedding dress, but with a twist.

[01/15/13 - 11:43 AM]
Disney Channel Is Week's #1 TV Network Across All Major Kids; Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" Is #1 Cable TV Series in Kids 2-5 in Premiere Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 11:33 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights New Original Series, "Tailgate Takeover" Hosted by Adam Richman, Spotlighting the Best Tailgating Across the U.S.
Plus: look for the one-hour special "Super Bowl Tailgate Takeover," premiering Wednesday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/15/13 - 11:30 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Partners with MGM Grand and the Mirage to Get Filthy in Sin City with "Comedy Central Vegas"
Dave Attell, Anthony Jeselnik, Jim Norton, Amy Schumer and Nick Swardson are among the featured performers during the February 22-23 stunt.

[01/15/13 - 11:10 AM]
Nick Lachey and Steve-O Join Betty White for Back-to-Back Episodes of NBC's "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Tuesday, January 15 from 8-9 P.M. ET
Steve-O will compare battle scars with Betty while Lachey will give her advice on starting a successful boy band.

[01/15/13 - 11:09 AM]
CBS Wins Across-the-Board with the Highest Weekly Averages of Any Network This Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 11:03 AM]
ABC Pulls "Happy Endings," "Apartment 23" This Sunday for "Shark Tank" Repeat
Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary were featured in the October episode.

[01/15/13 - 11:02 AM]
ABC News Digital and Yahoo! News to Provide Anchored, Live-Streamed Coverage of the 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama Sunday, January 20 and Monday, January 21
ABC News' team of anchors and correspondents will contribute to special live stream coverage throughout the day.

[01/15/13 - 10:45 AM]
NBC Delivers Year-to-Year Gains During the Primetime Week of Jan. 7-13
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 10:30 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime with Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for the Second Week of January
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 10:30 AM]
"Katie" Builds to Its Highest-Rated Week Since Mid-November
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 4.

[01/15/13 - 10:02 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and AT&T U-verse Announce Broad Distribution Agreement
"We're proud to deliver more Disney content and services to U-verse customers across the screens they watch most," said Jeff Weber.

[01/15/13 - 09:54 AM]
ABC Delivers 7 of the Top 20 Entertainment Shows, with 4 in the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 09:47 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 Up Against Golden Globes
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 09:43 AM]
DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowlers to Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!
Participants include Chace Crawford, Nina Dobrev, Scott Porter, Ian Somerholder, Jenny McCarthy, Matt Bomer and Jesse Williams.

[01/15/13 - 09:42 AM]
"BBQ Pitmasters: Father vs. Son" Special Premieres January 27 on Destination America
Plus: look for the season finale of "BBQ Pitmasters" on Sunday, January 20.

[01/15/13 - 09:39 AM]
NFL on FOX Postseason Ratings Success Rolls On
FOX spins the numbers for Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13.

[01/15/13 - 09:33 AM]
NBC Promotes Veteran Program Executive Doug Vaughan to Executive Vice President, Special Programs and Late Night Programming
Vaughan will add "Jay Leno" to his purview, in addition to previous oversight of "Saturday Night Live," "Jimmy Fallon" and "Carson Daly."

[01/15/13 - 09:33 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is TV's #1 Syndie Talker for 3 Straight Weeks
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 4.

[01/15/13 - 09:29 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother," "2 Broke Girls" and "Mike & Molly" Deliver Largest Audiences of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 14.

[01/15/13 - 09:27 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suits" Co-Star Patrick J. Adams
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the USA series at the Paley Center for Media.

[01/15/13 - 09:26 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suits" Co-Star Rick Hoffman
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the USA series at the Paley Center for Media.

[01/15/13 - 09:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suits" Creator Aaron Korsh
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the USA series at the Paley Center for Media.

[01/15/13 - 09:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suits" Co-Star Gabriel Macht
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the USA series at the Paley Center for Media.

[01/15/13 - 09:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suits" Co-Star Meghan Markle
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the USA series at the Paley Center for Media.

[01/15/13 - 09:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suits" Co-Star Sarah Rafferty
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the USA series at the Paley Center for Media.

[01/15/13 - 09:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suits" Co-Star Gina Torres
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the USA series at the Paley Center for Media.

[01/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
ESPN's Star-Studded 2013 "Sunday Night Baseball" Schedule
The franchise returns with the Texas Rangers at the Houston Astros on March 31.

[01/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
"The Bachelor" Is Up Over Its Season Premiere
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 14.

[01/15/13 - 08:45 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Maintains 100% of Its Rating Last Week for the Show's Time-Period Season Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 14.

[01/15/13 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "2 Broke Girls" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: "Deception" falls 20% among adults 18-49 in its second week for the Peacock.

[01/15/13 - 08:21 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek - "Auction Hunters: Pawnshop Edition" and "Savage Family Diggers"
Both series returns with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, January 30 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/15/13 - 08:20 AM]
TV One Announces Coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration with Live Three-Hour Special Edition of "Washington Watch with Roland Martin"
TV One's live broadcast will include coverage of the swearing in and Inaugural Address, as well as reactions from citizens on the National Mall.

[01/15/13 - 07:39 AM]
"Stories from the Road to Freedom" - New Two-Hour Documentary Special Premieres Saturday, February 16 at 8 p.m. on History(R)
Deon Cole narrates the special, "a fresh perspective of the black movement in America, from Emancipation to the Civil Rights era."

[01/15/13 - 06:28 AM]
"Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive" Expands to Two-Night Event Airing Thursday, January 17 and Friday, January 18 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The interview will be simultaneously streamed live worldwide both nights on Oprah.com.

[01/15/13 - 06:11 AM]
Carl Reiner and Alec Baldwin to Present the SAG 49th Life Achievement Award to Dick Van Dyke at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Past recipients of the Life Achievement Award include Mary Tyler Moore, Ernest Borgnine, Betty White and James Earl Jones.

[01/14/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 14
Updates include: NBC greenlights two comedy pilots; Colin Ford is the first "Under the Dome" at CBS; and Michelle Monaghan among those joining HBO's "True Detective."

[01/14/13 - 04:15 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery Once Again Tops Charts with "Gold Rush"
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Teen Trouble," truTV's "Killer Karaoke" and ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights."







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[04/17/14 - 03:04 PM]
Season Two of "Paternity Court with Lauren Lake" Begins Production in Atlanta This Summer
Presiding judge Lauren Lake will once again take her place on the bench, helping families come together to sort out complicated relationships and find resolution in their lives.

[04/17/14 - 02:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Survivor," "American Idol" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter," Comedy Central's "Workaholics" and the NHL playoffs on CNBC and NBCSN.

[04/17/14 - 02:22 PM]
Exclusive World Premiere of Hour-Long Special "SuperSong" Starring Ricky Martin Launches on Crackle April 21
"SuperSong" takes viewers behind-the-scenes with global superstar Ricky Martin and music producer Salaam Remi as they record SuperSong contest winner Elijah King's winning track.

[04/17/14 - 01:48 PM]
"Arnie" Becomes Most-Watched Original Production in Golf Channel History
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, April 13 through Tuesday, April 15.

[04/17/14 - 01:30 PM]
TBS Hit Series "Sullivan & Son" to Welcome Back Guest Stars Kunal Nayyar, Ken Jeong and Billy Gardell
The series is set to launch its third season with back-to-back episodes Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/17/14 - 01:04 PM]
Amazon Fire TV's Voice Search Gets New Partners
Hulu Plus, Crackle, and SHOWTIME ANYTIME are joining VEVO in integrating their full catalogs into Fire TV's unified voice search.

[04/17/14 - 12:04 PM]
The CW Announces Summer 2014 Premiere Dates
Highlights include the return of "Beauty and the Beast" and the premieres of "Backpackers" and "Seed."

[04/17/14 - 12:00 PM]
IDW Entertainment, George Lopez, & David M. Stern Developing "Wormwood" as an Animated Series
David M. Stern has been tapped to write the pilot episode and serve as an executive producer on the series.

[04/17/14 - 11:56 AM]
David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Tracy Morgan, Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro to Headline Spike TV's "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles"
The 90-minute special, produced in conjunction with Don Mischer Productions, airs on Spike TV on Wednesday, May 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/14 - 11:24 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights New Nonfiction Series "D.O.A." (Working Title) from Executive Producer Dick Wolf
The series follows a top team of detectives who will re-examine controversial murder cases in which unresolved questions still linger long after the verdict was determined.

[04/17/14 - 11:18 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Retains 100% of the Prior Week's 18-49 Rating, Sees Growth in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/17/14 - 10:30 AM]
Video: First Look Clips at New Seasons of "Maron" & "Comedy Bang! Bang!" - Premieres May 8 on IFC
Today IFC released first look clips from both show's premiere episodes.

[04/17/14 - 10:30 AM]
E!'s "Chelsea Lately" Welcomes Khloe Kardashian, TJ Miller, Loni Love and Mary McCormack as Celebrity Guest Hosts April 21-24
Scheduled guests include Bob Saget, Wiz Khalifa, Mekhi Phifer and Ian Somerhalder.

[04/17/14 - 10:28 AM]
Two-Hour "Lindsay" Finale to Air Sunday, April 20 at 9 P.M. ET/PT on OWN
The OWN docu-series "Lindsay" follows movie star and media sensation Lindsay Lohan on her journey through recovery following a very public period of crisis.

[04/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
Academy Announces Key Dates for the Oscars(R)
The Oscars will be held at the Dolby Theatre(R) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R) in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network.