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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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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Two Live-Action Hits "Bella and the Bulldogs" and "The Thundermans"
Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife, Pam Grier and Joe Morton Star in the Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Premiering April 25
The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal.

[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Junkies Take Off-the-Beaten Path and Brave Nature's Extreme Elements in Animal Planet's "100 Miles from Nowhere"
Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Acclaimed Actor Kal Penn Explore the Hidden Ways Information, Data and Maps Provide Insight Into the World Around Us... And Our Daily Lives
"The Big Picture with Kal Penn" launches Monday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Releases New, Darker Key Art for Continuation of "Outlander" Season One
The series returns with the remaining eight episodes from season one beginning on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
Eight New Episodes to Be Presented Over Four Days of "Tune in 4 What?!" Programming Event, March 26-29 on Disney Channel
Each episode in the "Tune In 4 What?!" event will be available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel the morning of its premiere.

[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
TNT Extends "Cold Justice" with Additional Spring & Summer Episodes, Plus Two New Justice Served Specials Hosted by John Walsh
The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.