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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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[08/22/17 - 11:19 AM]
AMC Announces Casting for Upcoming Series "Lodge 49"
Brent Jennings, Sonya Cassidy, Linda Emond, David Pasquesi and Eric Allan Kramer will join the previously announced Wyatt Russell.

[08/22/17 - 10:45 AM]
Spellbinding Sweets Fill the New Season of "Halloween Baking Championship" Hosted by Comedian John Henson
Carla Hall, Lorraine Pascale and Zac Young will serve as a judges on the new season.

[08/22/17 - 10:30 AM]
"Game of Thrones" Season Finale Debuts This Sunday, Aug. 27
The network notes said installment's total running time is 79 minutes, 43 seconds.

[08/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Developing a Series Under the Working Title "Black Samurai" with Jerry Bruckheimer Television, RZA's Wu Films, Starring Academy Award(R) Winner Common
The series will follow the character of Robert Sand (Common), a highly-trained American Army Ranger whose life is transformed when he meets a legendary Japanese master who invites him to train as a samurai.

[08/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
Nationwide Casting Call Underway for the Role of "Ralphie Parker" in FOX's Live Musical Production of "A Christmas Story"
"Ralphie" is a bright, but not precocious, nine-year-old boy whose only dream is to get a Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action BB Gun for Christmas.

[08/22/17 - 09:39 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Key Art & Trailer for "Strong Island"
The film will launch on Netflix and in limited theatrical release on September 15.

[08/22/17 - 09:29 AM]
"Jerry Before Seinfeld" Premieres Globally on Netflix September 19
In the hour-long special, Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Comic Strip in New York City for an intimate stand-up set at the club that helped launch his career.

[08/22/17 - 09:09 AM]
Oxygen Media Uncovers "Criminal Confessions" from Executive Producer Dick Wolf Premiering Sunday, October 1 at 7PM ET/PT
The series delves into the psychological showdown that transpires inside actual police interrogation rooms between investigators and suspects and dissects what it takes to yield a confession.

[08/22/17 - 09:05 AM]
MTV Scares Up a Second Season of "Fear Factor" with Ludacris
The 20-episode order of "Fear Factor" from Endemol Shine North America is slated to premiere in 2018.

[08/22/17 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Sean Combs and Mark Wahlberg Double Down on Mayweather vs McGregor Showtime PPV(R) Event
The pay channel has released a new video where superstars Combs and Wahlberg are following up on their previous Mayweather vs. Pacquiao wager.

[08/22/17 - 09:01 AM]
Morgan Freeman to Be Honored with 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award
Given annually to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession," the SAG Life Achievement Award will join Freeman's exceptional catalog of preeminent industry and public honors.

[08/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts Despite News Disruption
The Peacock once again wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/17 - 08:10 AM]
Chris Hansen Is Back to Unravel the Truth and Emotions Behind Every Homicide in Investigation Discovery's New Season of "Killer Instinct"
New episodes kick off Tuesday, September 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/22/17 - 07:42 AM]
It's a Fall Filled with Family, Friends and Frenemies When Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Returns with a Supersized Premiere on Wednesday, October 4 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for another roller-coaster ride are Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania, and Siggy Flicker, who are joined by new housewife Margaret Josephs.

[08/22/17 - 07:02 AM]
Travel Channel's Josh Gates Embarks on a Worldwide Expedition Searching for Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life in Four-Part Special Event
"Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials" begins Wednesday, October 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.