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[01/16/13 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 16
Updates include: Michael J. Fox's NBC comedy adds trio; TNT gives pilot order to "Murder in the First"; and Christina Kirk boards NBC's "Gates."

[01/16/13 - 05:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: BET Tops Charts with "Real Husbands of Hollywood," "Second Generation Wayans"
Plus: numbers for History's "The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents," Syfy's "Face Off" and A&E's "Storage Wars: New York."

[01/16/13 - 05:46 PM]
"Face Off" Reigns Over More Than One Million Adults 18-49 - Season 4 Premiere Grows vs. Prior Premiere in Key Demos
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 04:35 PM]
Syfy Pulls the Plug on "Alphas"
Co-stars Ryan Cartwright, Azita Ghanizada and Warren Christie all posted the news to Twitter this afternoon.

[01/16/13 - 03:15 PM]
Last Night's "NCIS" Ranks as the Season's #1 Entertainment Broadcast
CBS further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 02:48 PM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Season 3 Debuts to Record Ratings
Plus: "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family" to premiere on Tuesday, February 26 at 11:30/10:30c.

[01/16/13 - 02:15 PM]
Scott Pelley to Lead CBS News' Coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration
Inauguration Day coverage starts with an extended three-hour "CBS This Morning" co-hosted by Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell from the National Mall.

[01/16/13 - 02:12 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 for 2nd Straight Week
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 02:04 PM]
More Than 11 Million Viewers Watched Both the Premiere and Encore Telecasts of "Real Husbands of Hollywood" and "Second Generation Wayans" on BET
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 12:15 PM]
Ford Motor Company, Coca-Cola and AT&T Return as Official Sponsors of the 12th Season of "American Idol"
As a leading partner since the show's debut, Ford will continue to "engage fans with unique and exclusive content throughout the upcoming season."

[01/16/13 - 12:06 PM]
An American Event on America's Network, ABC News Announces Coverage for 2013 Inauguration
Coverage will begin on Sunday morning, January 20, with a special edition of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos."

[01/16/13 - 11:58 AM]
CMT Names Ten Female Power Voices to Its "Next Women of Country" Campaign, Launching January 16
The list includes Ashley Monroe, Holly Williams, Jana Kramer, Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Lauren Alaina, Sarah Darling, Rose Falcon, Rachel Farley and Kelleigh Bannen.

[01/16/13 - 10:39 AM]
Celebrities Honor America's Comedy Sweetheart in "Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday Special," Airing Tuesday, February 5 (8-9 P.M. ET) on NBC
Blake Shelton, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Rico Rodriguez, Lily Tomlin and Sarah Silverman will honor America's comedy sweetheart, as will Bill Clinton.

[01/16/13 - 09:34 AM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Bittersweet Valentine's Day Special - "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, February 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/16/13 - 09:27 AM]
"NCIS" Delivers Second-Largest Audience Ever with 22.34 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 09:08 AM]
Current TV Announces Special Coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama
Current TV's presidential inauguration coverage is the final part of Current's groundbreaking "Politically Direct" coverage of the 2012 election cycle.

[01/16/13 - 08:52 AM]
"Parenthood" Ranks #1 in the Hour Over the Drama Competition on ABC and CBS in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demographics
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 08:52 AM]
You're in Time Out! Bravo Media Greenlights New Series "Extreme Guide to Parenting" (w.t.)
Each episode will give a candid inside look at two separate households with very different forms of parenting.

[01/16/13 - 08:22 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Once Again Puts CBS on Top
The Eye's juggernaut - along with ABC's "Private Practice" and NBC's "Go On" - are the only series up from last week.

[01/16/13 - 08:22 AM]
Reelz to Celebrate 50 Years of James Bond Movies in February 2013
"Goldfinger" kicks off the first of 16 films on Sunday, February 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/13 - 07:11 AM]
Camera Crews Follow Air Force Pararescue in "Inside Combat Rescue," Premiering Feb 18, 10 PM ET/PT on National Geographic Channel
From heroic acts of bravery in the field to training, pranks and comradery back at base, the series offers a 360-degree view of this band of brothers.

[01/16/13 - 07:03 AM]
Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum Join for an All-New Episode of the Critically Acclaimed Series "CMT Crossroads"
Meeting and collaborating for the first time, Nicks and Lady Antebellum will share harmonies and stories for the episode, premiering later this year.

[01/16/13 - 04:05 AM]
Bradley Cooper, Viola Davis, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Justin Timberlake and Sigourney Weaver to Present at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
The event will be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 27 from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.

[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.







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[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
Pittsburgh Penguins Host San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day - at 8 P.M. ET on NBC
The Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history with a 5-2 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final vs. St. Louis, while Pittsburgh advanced with a 2-1 win in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 07:11 AM]
Destination America Steps Into the Darkest Town in America in the All-New Series "Ghosts of Shepherdstown"
The six-part series launches Sunday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/27/16 - 06:00 AM]
2nd Annual Red Nose Day Raises Over $31.5 Million for Kids in Need, Over 70 Stars Join NBC for Live Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special"
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Jack Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Tracy Morgan, Blake Shelton, Will Ferrell and Zac Efron were among the many celebrities who appeared in the live, two-hour charity television event.

[05/26/16 - 03:11 PM]
ITV and Hulu Commission Exciting Eight-Part Drama Series "Harlots"
Acclaimed actresses Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay are set to star in the series, which will be produced by Monumental Pictures.

[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Gets "Weird" with a One-Week Free Preview of This Season's Premiere Episode
IFC is previewing the first episode of this upcoming season free on IFC.com, through the IFC mobile app, On Demand and wherever the internet lives one week before it premieres on IFC on Friday, June 3.

[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
"Brett Gelman's Dinner in America" Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
The premise is simple: A roundtable discussion in which Brett attempts to engage four distinguished actors - Loretta Devine, Shareeka Epps, Joe Morton and Mack Wilds - in an open forum on racism.

[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
AMC.com Releases the Director's Commentary on the "Preacher" Pilot
Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
CBS to Finish "Angel from Hell," "Rush Hour" Runs on Saturday Nights
Look for the former to return on Saturday, July 2 while the latter will resume on Saturday, July 23.

[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the New Trailer for Its Music Series "Roadies," The First Original Series from Oscar(R) Winner Cameron Crowe
The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

[05/26/16 - 12:07 PM]
Michael Bloom Joins TBS & TNT as Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials
Most recently, Bloom was instrumental in forging the architecture for ELeague, the new eSports co-venture between Turner and WME | IMG.

[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
WGN America's "Outsiders" Star David Morse Throws Out First Pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Game, In Celebration of the Start of Production on the Hit Series' Season Two
Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.