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[02/01/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 1
Updates include: Rob Riggle to lead FOX's "The Gabriels"; Daniella Pineda joins "The Originals" at The CW; and CBS adds "Second Sight" to its pilot roster.

[02/01/13 - 06:37 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Suits," "Buckwild" Once Again Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell," truTV's "Funniest Animal Commercials of the Year" and FX's "Legit."

[02/01/13 - 04:23 PM]
Bravo Media Signs Anna Gunn to Star in Network's Scripted Drama Pilot "Rita" from Fox Television Studios
"Anna Gunn is a phenomenal talent and we couldn't be more excited that she's going to play Rita," said Krista Vernoff.

[02/01/13 - 02:17 PM]
"Alien Dawn" Launches Friday, February 22 on Nicktoons
The newcomer is "a science-fiction series filmed in fantasy/reality style, combining live-action and animation."

[02/01/13 - 01:23 PM]
Start Time for Syfy's World Television Premiere of "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" Will Shift to 8pm on Sunday, February 10, 2013
The two-hour event was previously slated to begin at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/01/13 - 12:36 PM]
CBS Announces Mark Harmon Contract Extension and "NCIS" Pickup for 2013-2014 Season
"In a world gone niche, NCIS keeps getting bigger, and Mark Harmon continues to define the role of leading man on the #1 show on television," said Leslie Moonves.

[02/01/13 - 12:31 PM]
TBS Sets April Premiere Dates for Season 2 of Hit Sitcom "Men at Work" and New Competition Series "Who Gets the Last Laugh?"
As previously reported, said duo rolls out Thursday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 16, respectively.

[02/01/13 - 12:23 PM]
"American Idol" Begin Next Wednesday on FOX!
For the first time in the "Hollywood Rounds," it's guys vs. guys and girls vs. girls, as they compete for a spot in the coveted Top 40 Semifinalists.

[02/01/13 - 11:42 AM]
Buckle Up for an All-New "Buckwild" Special Premiering After the Season Finale Thursday, February 7 on MTV
"Bucking Unseen Moments" will air at 11:00/10:00c following the show's season finale.

[02/01/13 - 10:08 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with Popular "Bachelorette" Emily Maynard for Monday's Fifth Episode of "The Bachelor," February 4
She'll be up on Twitter at @EmilyMaynard during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[02/01/13 - 09:48 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Shark Tank's" Robert Herjavec & Lori Greiner
Check out our visit with the sharks from ABC's hit Friday series.

[02/01/13 - 09:47 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Shark Tank's" Daymond John & Kevin O'Leary
Check out our visit with the sharks from ABC's hit Friday series.

[02/01/13 - 09:40 AM]
CBS Sweeps Thursday, Winning the First Night of the February Sweep in Adults 18-49 for the First Time Since 2006
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 31.

[02/01/13 - 09:31 AM]
GSN Announces New Premiere Date for "Family Trade"
Said debut has been pushed back a week to Tuesday, March 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/01/13 - 09:12 AM]
Mabel Jumps at the Chance to Run the Shack in an All-New Episode of "Gravity Falls," Friday, February 15 on Disney Channel
Said installment marks its first new episode since October 5.

[02/01/13 - 09:11 AM]
Disney Channel, Disney XD and Radio Disney Embark on a Month-Long Celebration Beginning, Friday, February 1 for National Platypus Day on Saturday, March 2
The O.W.C.A. (Organization Without a Cool Acronym) song rollout includes two star-studded music videos with group choreography to form the letters.

[02/01/13 - 09:00 AM]
Production Begins on Season 4 of TNT's Blockbuster Crime-Drama "Rizzoli & Isles"
TNT has ordered 15 episodes for the fourth season, which is slated to begin this summer.

[02/01/13 - 08:50 AM]
Series Finale of "30 Rock" Delivers Its Highest Demo Since March 2012, Overall Audience Since January 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 31.

[02/01/13 - 08:47 AM]
Prime Instant Video to be the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Home for Carnival/Masterpiece Co-Production "Downton Abbey" on PBS
Beginning June 18, Prime Instant Video will be the exclusive subscription service for streaming the all-new Season 3.

[02/01/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Dominates at 10pm with its 2nd Highest Rating Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 31.

[02/01/13 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens February Sweeps on Top
Plus: NBC's "Do No Harm" stalls in its debut at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/01/13 - 08:20 AM]
USA Network Launches Characters Unite Month to Combat Hate, Intolerance and Discrimination
Highlights include the 2nd annual "NFL Characters Unite" documentary, premiering next Friday, February 8 at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/01/13 - 07:21 AM]
Build a Square-Wheeled Motorbike, Blow Over a Brick House and Attempt to Smash the Land Speed Record with BBC America's "Bang Goes the Theory"
The channel's latest import premieres Monday, February 11 at 10:20/9:20c after a new episode of "Top Gear."

[02/01/13 - 06:13 AM]
The U.S. Department of State & mtvU Team Up with Artists Imagine Dragons, Rita Ora and Steve Aoki to Help Award 2013-2014 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships
The fellowships were established to promote the "power of music" as a global force for mutual understanding.

[02/01/13 - 06:13 AM]
Mark Wahlberg and Ted to Present at Oscars(R)
"I'm excited to present an Oscar with Mark Wahlberg," said Ted. "I'm spending the next month learning to pronounce 'Quvenzhané.'"

[02/01/13 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix Makes First Episode of "House of Cards" Available to Non-Members for One Month Beginning February 1, 2013
Current Netflix members are now able to watch the entire 13-episode first season of the drama series.

[01/31/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 31
Updates include: ABC gives drama "Lucky 7" pilot order; John Goodman joins Amazon's "Alpha House"; and Sabrina Carpenter is cast in Disney Channel's "Girl Meets World."

[01/31/13 - 06:35 PM]
Ricky Schroder and His Family Star in the World Premiere of "Wild Hearts," March 9 on Hallmark Movie Channel
Schroder and his wife Andrea Schroder as well as his four children - Cambrie, Holden, Luke and Faith - co-star in the project.

[01/31/13 - 04:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Season High for "Moonshiners" Puts Discovery on Top
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Savage Family Diggers," MTV's "Washington Heights" and VH1's "Making Mr. Right."

[01/31/13 - 03:39 PM]
Lifetime Picks Up "Witches of East End"
Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Rachel Boston and Mädchen Amick star in the 10-episode drama.

[01/31/13 - 02:56 PM]
"Moonshiners" Is #1 on Cable on Wednesday in Total Viewers and Across All Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 01:03 PM]
"The Americans" Captures Strong Debut - New FX Drama Series Draws 4.7 Million Total Viewers Wednesday Night
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 12:14 PM]
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Makes His First Visit to CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, Feb. 4
Also on tap next week: Mariah Carey, Pauley Perrette, Eric Stonestreet, Joel McHale and Sally Field.

[01/31/13 - 11:17 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores Season-High Ratings
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, January 26.

[01/31/13 - 10:57 AM]
Travel Channel Takes Viewers on a Harrowing Paranormal Journey in an All-New Season of the Hit Series "The Dead Files"
Season four - with 13 hour-long episodes - premieres Friday, March 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/13 - 10:57 AM]
"Tonight Show" Out-Delivers "Kimmel" and "Late Show" for the Week of Jan. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 21-25.

[01/31/13 - 10:17 AM]
World Champion Fighter Laila Ali and Australian Pop Singer Cody Simpson Guest Star on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" on Monday, February 4 (8-10 P.M. ET)
The inspirational episode marks the halfway point for season 14.

[01/31/13 - 10:08 AM]
GSN to Air a "Dancing with the Stars" Season Six Marathon on Super Bowl Sunday
GSN has the exclusive off-network rights to seasons 4 through 14 of the series.

[01/31/13 - 10:02 AM]
TLC Digs Deeper Into Hoarding - "Hoarding: Buried Alive" Returns on February 13 at 9/8c
The series aired the first half of its fourth season this past summer.

[01/31/13 - 09:44 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commericals" Delivers Largest Audience and Best Adults 18-49 Rating Since 2010
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 09:01 AM]
Series Premiere of "Life with Boys" on TeenNick - Wednesday, February 6
Look for back-to-back episodes each Wednesday night beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/31/13 - 08:46 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Delivers Its Three Biggest Total-Viewer Results in Three Originals This Month
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Coasts to Victory with "American Idol"
The juggernaut easily eclipses its mostly repeat competition last night.

[01/31/13 - 08:08 AM]
MTV's "Nikki & Sara Live" Gets Red Hot Every Tuesday This February with Upcoming Guests Superstar Jenny McCarthy and "Pretty Little Liars'" Shay Mitchell
McCarthy guests on the February 5 episode while Mitchell is due on February 12.

[01/31/13 - 07:54 AM]
Exclusive: TBS Sets "Men at Work" Return, "Who Gets the Last Laugh?" Premiere for April
"Who Gets the Last Laugh?" bows Tuesday, April 16 while "Men at Work" is due back on Thursday, April 4.

[01/31/13 - 07:34 AM]
TV One Hit Series "R&B Divas" Announces Two New Cast Members
Angie Stone and LaTocha Scott join returning cast members Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt.

[01/31/13 - 07:34 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Scores its 2nd-Largest Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 21-25.

[01/31/13 - 07:00 AM]
"The Grammys Will Go On: A Death in the Family" to Air Saturday, Feb. 9, on CBS
The one-hour special that looks at how the show's producers, host and musical artists made last-minute changes to the program against the backdrop of Whitney Houston's tragic death.

[01/31/13 - 06:57 AM]
New Premiere Date for A&E's "The Governor's Wife" - Wednesday, March 13 at 10PM ET/PT
The newcomer was previously slated to roll out two weeks prior: Wednesday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/13 - 06:33 AM]
Bravo Media Goes Down Under as Oscar-Nominated Actor Hugh Jackman Returns to "Inside the Actors Studio" Wednesday, February 13 at 8PM ET/PT
Host James Lipton picks up where they left off nine years ago, recounting the last decade of Jackman's career.







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[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
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