[monday, january 21, 2013]    
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[01/21/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 21
Updates include: Andy Richter to guest on ABC's "Happy Endings"; Amelia Rose Blaire, Jurnee Smollett land roles on HBO's "True Blood"; and Summer Glau to visit "Hawaii Five-0."

[01/21/13 - 12:31 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Stars Katie Leclerc & Gilles Marini
The duo chats about the new season, which continues tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC Family.

[01/21/13 - 08:51 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Rebroadcasts Grow from Their First Half-Hour to Their Last
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 20.

[01/21/13 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: AFC Championship Delivers Big for CBS
The Ravens/Patriots showdown averages 41.5 million viewers in primetime.

[01/20/13 - 11:46 AM]
Manti Te'o and His Parents to Appear on "Katie" in First On-Camera Interview
Their conversation will broadcast on "Katie" on Thursday, January 24.

[01/20/13 - 11:13 AM]
NBC's Inaugural 2013 NHL Coverage Delivers Highest Regular-Season Overnight Rating in More Than a Decade, Excluding Winter Classics
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, January 19.

[01/20/13 - 09:44 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since November 3
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19.

[01/20/13 - 09:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops" Hands FOX Modest Demo Victory
CBS then is the most-watched network last night.

[01/19/13 - 03:58 PM]
Showtime Acquires "History of the Eagles" and Sets Television Debut for February 15th and 16th, at 8 PM ET/PT
Directed by Alison Ellwood, the film is "an intimate, meticulously crafted patchwork of rare archival material, concert footage and never-before-seen home movies."

[01/19/13 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Fringe" Wraps Run with Season High in Total Viewers
CBS however is the top draw last night, powered by new episodes of "Undercover Boss" and "Blue Bloods."

[01/18/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 18
Updates include: NBC gives green light to three comedy pilots; CBS taps four for pilot orders; and Jessica de Gouw joins NBC's "Dracula."

[01/18/13 - 05:34 PM]
"Archer" Posts Its Most-Watched Telecast Ever in Adults 18-49, Men 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Men 18-34
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, January 17.

[01/18/13 - 04:58 PM]
ABC Books Double Dose of "Happy Endings" for Tuesday, January 29
Look for back-to-back episodes starting at 9:00/8:00c, the second in place of "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23."

[01/18/13 - 04:50 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Revenge" Co-Stars Nick Wechsler & Josh Bowman
Check out part three of our three-part visit with the cast of ABC drama.

[01/18/13 - 04:49 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Revenge" Co-Star Madeleine Stowe
Check out part two of our three-part visit with the cast of ABC drama.

[01/18/13 - 04:48 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Revenge" Co-Star Henry Czerny
Check out part one of our three-part visit with the cast of ABC drama.

[01/18/13 - 03:06 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: USA's "Suits," TNT's Lakers/Heat Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for FX's "Legit," Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live" and Syfy's "Haven."

[01/18/13 - 02:06 PM]
World-Renowned Music Legend Prince to Perform and Be Honored with the Icon Award at "The 2013 Billboard Music Awards" Airing Live on ABC Sunday, May 19
Last year's telecast ran a dominant No. 1 in its 8:00-11:00 p.m. time period in adults 18-49.

[01/18/13 - 01:07 PM]
CBS's Huge Winning Week That Included Two Series Posting 20 Million Plus Viewers Soars Higher with Live+3 Day Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/18/13 - 12:57 PM]
USA Network Invites "Psych" Fans to Stay Up All Night at the "Psych Slumber Party" Friday Night February 15 Beginning at Midnight
This special pajama-worthy festival will feature some of the cast enjoying their own slumber party along with a smorgasboard of social zaniness.

[01/18/13 - 12:09 PM]
4.3 Million Viewers Watch "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive" Part 1 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
OWN spins the numbers for Thursday, January 17.

[01/18/13 - 12:09 PM]
ABC Family Announces the Premiere of the Final Season of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," Premiering, Monday, March 18
An all-day marathon will air on Monday, March 18 from 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM ET/PT, leading into said premiere.

[01/18/13 - 11:48 AM]
TBS's "King of the Nerds" Launches with More Than 1.2 Million Adults 18-49
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 17.

[01/18/13 - 11:38 AM]
"Suits" Winter Return Beats Summer Premiere!
USA spins the numbers for Thursday, January 17.

[01/18/13 - 11:18 AM]
Bounce TV to Celebrate MLK Day with Live Coverage Of President Obama's Inauguration & Documentaries Led by Broadcast Premiere of "King: Man of Peace in a Time of War"
Leading into said premiere will be a rebroadcast of "President Barack Obama: The Man and His Journey."

[01/18/13 - 11:17 AM]
"The Talk" Co-Host Aisha Tyler to Guest Star on CBS's Hit Drama "Hawaii Five-0"
Tyler was surprised with said news in a special video message from "Five-0" star Daniel Dae Kim.

[01/18/13 - 10:50 AM]
"2013 mtvU Woodie Awards" Return to Austin, Texas with a Full Day of Performances from the Best Emerging Artists on Thursday, March 14
Plus: mtvU will air a half-hour "2013 Woodie Awards" special on Sunday, March 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/18/13 - 10:39 AM]
The Laffing Devils Won't Be Laughing When "The Devils Ride" Returns to Discovery
Season two premieres Monday, February 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[01/18/13 - 10:19 AM]
ABC to Bridge Thursday, Sunday Gaps with "Shark Tank" Repeats, "Revenge for Real"
ABC News will serve up new "Revenge for Real" specials on Sunday, February 10 and 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/13 - 10:12 AM]
BBC America February Highlights - Top Gear Season 19, BAFTA Film Awards, Bang Goes the Theory, 6 Nations Rugby and Bear Grylls
The new cycle of "Top Gear" returns Monday, February 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/18/13 - 10:07 AM]
Nine-Time Grammy(R) Winner Kirk Franklin Joins "The American Bible Challenge" on GSN
As previously announced, the show's second season bows Thursday, March 21 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/18/13 - 09:53 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Announce New Development Team
Steven Lerner, vice president of programming, and Courtney White, vice president of program development and production, will facilitate original programming ideas.

[01/18/13 - 09:14 AM]
MTV's Emmy Award Winning "True Life" Returns on Saturday, January 19 at 3:00 P.M ET/PT
The marathon kicks off with a special episode that takes a look back at the most memorable people and topics ever featured on the show.

[01/18/13 - 09:00 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Equals Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since November 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 17.

[01/18/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Wins at 10pm with New Series Highs in Key Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 17.

[01/18/13 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dominates with Night Two of "Idol" Premiere
Plus: NBC's "Parks & Recreation" and The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" return up big from their previous originals.

[01/17/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Toni Collette to lead CBS's "Hostages"; Betsy Brandt joins Michael J. Fox's NBC comedy; and Heather Locklear signs onto TNT's "Franklin & Bash."

[01/17/13 - 10:21 PM]
The "Project Runway All Stars" Season 2 Winner Is...
Lifetime details the winner of the show's sophomore run.

[01/17/13 - 05:57 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Amish Mafia," "Moonshiners" Remain on Top for Discovery
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Ghost Mine," Food Network's "Bobby's Dinner Battle" and Comedy Central's "Kroll Show."

[01/17/13 - 05:09 PM]
TNT Orders Pilot for Untitled Bounty Hunter Drama Starring Oscar(R) Winner Geena Davis
Scott Prendergast and Amy Berg wrote the script to the project, while Dean Devlin is set to direct.

[01/17/13 - 04:32 PM]
Ben Affleck, Robert De Niro, Taye Diggs, Liev Schreiber, Kerry Washington and Naomi Watts to Present at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
They'll join the previously announced Alec Baldwin, Bradley Cooper, Jeff Daniels, Viola Davis, Neil Patrick Harris, Anne Hathaway and more!

[01/17/13 - 04:32 PM]
"Moonshiners" and "Amish Mafia" Continue to Dominate Cable Television Prime Time in Male Viewers for Six Consecutive Wednesdays
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 16.

[01/17/13 - 03:07 PM]
Video: "The Bible" Official Trailer - Premieres March 3 on History
The epic 10-hour television series comes from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett.

[01/17/13 - 12:45 PM]
Encore Presents "North and South" on Monday, Feb. 4th & "Sally Hemings: An American Scandal" on Sunday, Feb. 3rd
Both efforts are part of the network's "The Big Miniseries Showcase" franchise.

[01/17/13 - 12:06 PM]
Video: The Gloria of Pregnancy on "Modern Family"
Watch Gloria's journey through pregnancy and the hilarious moments so many moms can relate to!

[01/17/13 - 12:05 PM]
"Body of Proof" Season Premiere Moves to February 19 on ABC
"Abducted - Part 1" was previously announced for February 5.

[01/17/13 - 11:51 AM]
E! Special "The Real 50 Shades of Grey" Reveals the Mysterious World Exposed by the Controversial Bestselling Book Series
Alicia Quarles hosts the one-hour special, airing Tuesday, January 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/17/13 - 11:51 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces "Live's Search for Unstoppable Moms"
From now through February 8, viewers can nominate outstanding moms that they know and love, and fifteen semi-finalists will be announced live on-air the week of March 4.

[01/17/13 - 11:39 AM]
"iCarly's" Jerry Trainor Stars in Brand New Nick at Nite Family Comedy Series "Wendell & Vinnie" Premiering Sunday, Feb. 17, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Buddy Handleson, Buddy Handleson and Haley Strode also star in the series, which will lead into "See Dad Run" at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/17/13 - 11:06 AM]
All New Comedy Lineup Is Unwrapped This Valentine's Night on February 14th with the Return of Rob Dyrdek's Hilarious Hit Clip Show "Ridiculousness" at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Then look for "Failosophy," a new series that "highlights what can happen when engaging in technology and social networking becomes an epic mishap," at 10:30/9:30c.

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[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
BBC America Debuts New Original Co-Production "Undercover" with Two-Night Premiere Event in November
Look for said event on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:47 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns with the Roloffs Facing a Whole New Reality
Season 12 rolls out Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.