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[01/23/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 23
Updates include: The CW greenlights two drama pilots; CBS adds a drama and a comedy to its roster; and Terry Crews joins FOX's Andy Samberg-led comedy.

[01/23/13 - 06:49 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Tops Viewers, "Teen Mom 2" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Shipwreck Men," Syfy's "Lost Girl" and TLC's "Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs."

[01/23/13 - 05:20 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Liam McIntyre
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Creator Steven S. DeKnight
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:18 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Christian Antidormi
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:17 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Manu Bennett
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:16 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Dan Feuerriegel
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:15 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Todd Lasance
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:14 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Stars John Hannah & Lucy Lawless
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:13 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Jenna Lind
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:12 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Marisa Ramirez
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 05:11 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Spartacus" Co-Star Cynthia Addai-Robinson
Check out red carpet visits with the cast and creator of the Starz series.

[01/23/13 - 03:09 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Continues Demo Reign
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Chasing the Saturdays," OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter" and HBO's "Enlightened."

[01/23/13 - 03:06 PM]
truTV's "Lizard Lick Towing" Draws 2.9 Million Viewers, Hit Series' Biggest Audience Ever
truTV spins the numbers for Monday, January 21.

[01/23/13 - 03:04 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Prosecuting Casey Anthony" Tops Viewers for Lifetime
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "The Sweeter Side of Life," Syfy's "Tasmanian Devils" and TBS's "Wedding Band."

[01/23/13 - 02:59 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "Gold Rush" Victory
Plus: numbers for History's "The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents," HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" and VH1's "Best Week Ever."

[01/23/13 - 02:45 PM]
Creator, Co-Star Mourn the End of "Ben & Kate"
Dana Fox and Echo Kellum both took to Twitter with epitaphs for their freshman comedy.

[01/23/13 - 02:17 PM]
All Three CBS Friday Night Series Deliver More Than 10 Million Viewers with L+3 Day Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for Friday, January 18.

[01/23/13 - 02:15 PM]
TBS Greenlights "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show," Starring Bam Margera
The network ordered six episodes of the half-hour series, which is set to premiere in 2014.

[01/23/13 - 01:34 PM]
Style to Premiere Celebrity Specials "Hollywood House Calls with Cat Deeley" and "Celebrity Closet Confidential" on Wednesday, January 30 from 10-11pm ET/PT
Said efforts will follow new episodes of "Big Rich Atlanta" and "Kimora: House of Fab."

[01/23/13 - 01:30 PM]
Latest Edition of "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Debuts on Its New Night to FX Series Highs in Several Key Demos
FX spins the numbers for Saturday, January 19 and Tuesday, January 22.

[01/23/13 - 12:51 PM]
BBC America to Premiere "Top Gear" Only Days After the U.K. for the First Time
"Homeland" star Damian Lewis is featured in the season premiere, airing Monday, February 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/23/13 - 12:31 PM]
truTV Sets Thursday, Feb. 21, as Premiere Date for Hilarious New Series "Upload with Shaquille O'Neal"
Shaq and co-hosts Gary Owen and Godfrey will scour the internet looking for the funniest online videos and comment on them.

[01/23/13 - 12:19 PM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Initial Presenters, Performers and Ticketing for 28th Annual Induction Ceremony on April 18, 2013
The ceremony will honor this year's recently announced inductees Heart, Albert King, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush and Donna Summer, as well as Lou Adler and Quincy Jones.

[01/23/13 - 12:10 PM]
FOX Announces Revisions to Tuesday Night Lineup
Among the changes: "Hell's Kitchen" to return on March 12 while "Ben & Kate" has been pulled from the schedule.

[01/23/13 - 12:01 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day for 3rd Straight Week; Disney Junior Block Delivers the #1 Cable TV Series in Kids 2-5 for 4th Week in a Row
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/23/13 - 11:43 AM]
"Doomsday Preppers" Celebrates Valentine's Day with a New Bachelor Prepper Episode, Feb. 12, 9 PM ET/PT
The series regularly airs Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/23/13 - 11:39 AM]
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee, "Out of Sight: How Blind Kids See The World," Premieres Monday, Jan. 28, at 8pm (ET/PT) on Nick!
Now in its 22nd year, "Nick News" is the longest-running kids' news show in television history.

[01/23/13 - 11:32 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 on Basic Cable This Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/23/13 - 11:11 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Jan. 14-20
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/23/13 - 11:06 AM]
"48 Hours: Picture Perfect - The Trial of Jodi Arias" Is Saturday's #1 Show in Households, Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 19.

[01/23/13 - 10:53 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Middle" Co-Stars Patricia Heaton & Neil Flynn
ABC's hit comedy continues its fourth season tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/23/13 - 10:51 AM]
"American Idol" Season Premiere Posts Highest-Rated night on Any Network with Entertainment Programming This Season
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/23/13 - 10:51 AM]
"Silver Rush," a New Three-Part Series Narrated by Mike Rowe, Premieres Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 10 PM E/P on Discovery Channel
The series will take viewers on board Odyssey's flagship, the Odyssey Explorer, as it launches its most audacious operation ever.

[01/23/13 - 10:37 AM]
Train Stops in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII Performing at "VH1's Best Super Bowl Concert Ever" Live Friday, February 1 at 9 PM on VH1
Michael Strahan and Carrie Keagan will co-host the one-hour special.

[01/23/13 - 10:37 AM]
CBS Sweeps Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/23/13 - 10:05 AM]
The Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "Super Soul Sunday" Returns on Game Day Sunday, February 3 on OWN
Upcoming guests include Ayana Mathis, author of "The 12 Tribes of Hattie."

[01/23/13 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Top 20 Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/23/13 - 09:58 AM]
South Africa's Journey to Democracy Is Remembered in "Miracle Rising: South Africa" Premiering Sunday, February 17 at 10pm ET on H2
The special is "narrated through personal and intimate accounts from world leaders, politicians, celebrities and journalists."

[01/23/13 - 09:46 AM]
"Katie" is TV's Top Rated Freshman Syndicated Talk Show for 18 Weeks Running
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 7-11.

[01/23/13 - 09:33 AM]
Investigation Discovery Exposes Real-Life Dr. Jekylls and Mr. Hydes in All-New Series "Who the (Bleep)..."
The "Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry" spin-off launches Friday, February 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/23/13 - 09:29 AM]
3.3 Million Total Viewers Witness the World Premiere of Lifetime's "Prosecuting Casey Anthony"
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, January 19.

[01/23/13 - 09:17 AM]
Bravo Media Is in Session with "LA Shrinks," Premiering Monday, March 4th at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Venus Nicolino, Gregory Cason and Eris Huemer are among the featured doctors on the series.

[01/23/13 - 09:15 AM]
E! Presents Live Comprehensive Red Carpet Coverage from the Only Awards Show Where Actors Celebrate Actors -- The 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Sunday, January 27
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: 2013 SAG Awards" on Monday, January 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/23/13 - 09:04 AM]
"AMC Presents: Tim Mcgraw's Superstar Summer Night," an All-Star Concert Special, Will Be Taped Monday, April 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, to Be Broadcast at a Later Date on CBS
The two-hour star-studded concert event will feature performances and collaborations from country, pop, rock and more.

[01/23/13 - 08:52 AM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Fast N' Loud" Makes Some Noise with All-New Episodes Monday, February 18 at 9PM ET/PT
Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman once again will search for forgotten and neglected vintage cars to buy and restore at their Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas.

[01/23/13 - 08:48 AM]
"Parenthood" Ranks #1 in the Hour Over the Drama Competition on ABC and CBS for Seventh Straight Episode
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 22.

[01/23/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Wins Tuesday with "The Taste" Debut and "Private Practice" Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 22.

[01/23/13 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Taste" Sparks Demo Victory for ABC
With CBS in repeats, the Alphabet pulls in front among adults 18-49 last night.

[01/23/13 - 08:18 AM]
Discovery Networks International Veers Into the Fast Lane with New Series "Wheeler Dealers Trading Up"
The six-episode series will premiere on Discovery Channel in 217 countries across Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America in April 2013.







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[10/21/14 - 09:48 AM]
National Geographic Channel Uncorks Television's First Kickstarter-Funded Series, "Chug"
Beginning on Monday, November 24 at 10:30/9:30c, the network is taking viewers on a bar crawl around the world with traveling "drinkaloguer" and rum company owner Zane Lamprey.

[10/21/14 - 09:21 AM]
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The special will revisit the infamous Long Island family with some of the series' greatest moments, a chance to hear what the Gotti's really thought of their time on television and what they're up to today.

[10/21/14 - 09:16 AM]
"The Last Patrol," Following Four Men Linked by Combat as They Travel the East Coast in Honor of a Fallen Peer, Debuts Nov. 10 on HBO
In conjunction with the film's premiere, Manhattan's Anastasia Photo will present Guillermo Cervera's first solo exhibition in New York, scheduled to run from October 24 to January 4.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Winner of Starz Original Filmmaking Experiment "The Chair" to Be Announced During November 8th Season Finale
The feature films created by the two first-time directors documented on the network's first unscripted series will be available for viewing exclusively for subscribers beginning on Saturday, October 25.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
"The Kennedys" Returns to Reelz - The Multiple Emmy Award(R)-Winning Miniseries Begins Tuesday, November 4
The first two episodes of the eight-part miniseries airing back to back starting at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back installments each subsequent Tuesday.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Nominee Voting Opens Today for "People's Choice Awards 2015"
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[10/21/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 Monday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Most Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Jane the Virgin" grows by a tenth of a ratings point in its second week.

[10/21/14 - 08:31 AM]
Peyton Manning's Record-Setting Performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Watched by Nearly 24 Million Viewers - Best on "SNF" This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/21/14 - 08:06 AM]
Discovery Digital Networks' "DNews" Reaches One Million YouTube Subscriber Milestone
DNews is hosted by Trace Dominguez and Tara Long who are at the center of a winning formula that combines science, smarts and a dose of humor to look at topics that are grabbing headlines or bound to make you scratch your head.

[10/21/14 - 08:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Names Star Athlete and NFL Legend Boomer Esiason as Commissioner of History's First Feline Football League
Esiason will serve as spokesperson for the FFL, which includes a Scouting Combine, draft, season games and playoffs that lead up to the biggest feline showdown in history, "Kitten Bowl II."

[10/21/14 - 07:46 AM]
CMT Unveils "CMT Artists of the Year": Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban to Be Honored at Fifth Annual Awards
The 90-minute special airs live from Nashville on Tuesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Unveil Plans for "Decades," The Ultimate TV Time Capsule, For National Distribution Across Local Stations' Digital Subchannels
As the ultimate TV time machine, "Decades" will differentiate itself from other subchannel programming services by varying the classic series and movies that appear on the network every day.

[10/21/14 - 06:50 AM]
Nickelodeon Teams Up with WWE(R) to Air "WWE Slam City(TM)" on Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block
The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena(R), Randy Orton(R), Sheamus(R), The Miz(TM), Rey Mysterio(R), Kane(R) and Mark Henry(R) in a new animated world.

[10/21/14 - 06:00 AM]
"Schitt's Creek," An Original Scripted Comedy Series Starring Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, Joins POP's Launch Slate
The series centers on a formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy), his soap star wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara), and their two kids, who suddenly find themselves broke.