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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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[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 Friday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night with its perennial newsmagazine.

[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
David Schwimmer Cast as Attorney Robert Kardashian in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He'll join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson and Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark.

[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
"Whale Wars" Returns to Animal Planet January 2 with a World Premiere Three-Hour Event
Under legal siege, Captain Paul Watson is forced to hand the mission over to youthful veteran Peter Hammarstedt following a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

[12/19/14 - 11:58 AM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel Announce the On Air Team for Barrett-Jackson Live
Coverage begins Tuesday, January 13 from 6-8 PM ET on Discovery Channel and continues through Sunday, January 18 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity.

[12/19/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Night Will Fall," Revealing the Untold Story of a 1945 Film Detailing Concentration-Camp Atrocities, Debuts Jan. 26, Exclusively on HBO
The film juxtaposes horrific raw footage and scenes from the 1945 documentary with insights from the survivors, the soldiers who liberated them and the filmmakers who recorded these appalling images.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for New Drama "Mr. Robot"
The series stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrom.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Starz Releases New Video and Image from "Outlander"
The release is part of Starz's 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings that has been giving fans something extra special for the holidays to get them through the #Droughtlander.

[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
AMC Casts International Film Star Daniel Wu as Lead of "Badlands" (WT)
The series tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Wu) and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
"@midnight" Moves to 11:30 p.m. for Two Weeks Only; Comedy Central Premieres "Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular" and "This Is Not Happening" in January
The premiere episode of "This Is Not Happening" will be available on Amazon Instant Video on January 12 and in the Comedy Central App on January 13.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" Returns for Third Season Jan. 9, Exclusively on Cinemax
New guest stars this season include Denis O'Hare, Chaske Spencer, Tom Pelphrey and Meaghan Rath.

[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Comedies Power CBS to Top Spot
A repeat "The Big Bang Theory" and a new "Mom" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/19/14 - 08:08 AM]
Season Two of "My Big Redneck Family" Premieres Saturday, January 17 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
Tom Arnold is back to host the 13-episode second season as this lovable gang faces more parenting problems, marital misadventures and questionable career moves than ever before.

[12/19/14 - 08:03 AM]
First-Time People's Choice Award Nominee Iggy Azalea and Last Year's People's Choice Award Winner Fall Out Boy to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2015"
They will join the lineup with recently announced performers Lady Antebellum.