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[02/05/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 5
Updates include: Kevin Pollak joins "Beverly Hills Cop" at CBS; Charles Michael Davis boards The CW's "The Originals"; and ABC picks up an additional episode of "Castle."

[02/05/13 - 05:05 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom 2" Tops Demos, "WWE Raw" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Monday Mornings," HBO's "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God" and VH1's "Tiny Tonight!"

[02/05/13 - 02:20 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off" Tops Super Bowl Leftovers
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl IX" encores as well as HBO's "Girls" and "Enlightened" repeats.

[02/05/13 - 02:15 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon's "Victorious," "Marvin Marvin" Top Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Girls," Lifetime's "Betty & Coretta" and Discovery's "Dixie Mafia."

[02/05/13 - 02:13 PM]
The Hub Is Up: Popular Original Series, Strong Stunting, and Power Play Movies Drive Ratings for The Hub TV Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/13 - 01:53 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" Hits More Than 1-Year High in Adults 18-34 and Season Highs in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, February 4.

[02/05/13 - 01:48 PM]
HGTV "Flash Mob" Show Shocks Homeowners with a Unique Approach to Renovation
"Spontaneous Construction" premieres Friday, February 15 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/05/13 - 01:41 PM]
Super Bowl XLVII Live Stream Sets Viewership Records
CBS spins the digital numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/05/13 - 01:26 PM]
"First Take" Adds a Live Half-Hour Weekday Afternoon Show on ESPN
The half-hour shows that will start airing on ESPN at 3:30pm ET on Thursday, February 7 through March 8.

[02/05/13 - 12:40 PM]
CBS's Super Bowl Sunday Delivers 108.5 Million Viewers - The Most Watched Night of Primetime Television Since the Advent of People Meters in 1987
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/13 - 12:02 PM]
Spike TV and Randy Couture Ink Multi-Year Partnership
The deal includes multiple non-scripted projects, two of which have been greenlit to air.

[02/05/13 - 11:34 AM]
Randy Couture, Greg Jackson, Frank Shamrock and Joe Warren to Train Up-and-Coming Mixed Martial Arts Fighters in "Fight Master: Bellator MMA"
The 32 fighters, competing for a spot in the welterweight tournament in the Fall of 2013, will live and train together in four camps led by the aforementioned legendary coaches.

[02/05/13 - 11:28 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 on Basic Cable for Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 and #5 for Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/13 - 11:27 AM]
Video: "Futurama" Returns This Summer! Here's a Sneak Peak!
Watch the trailer for the show's upcoming installments.

[02/05/13 - 11:16 AM]
Disney Channel Extends Streak as TV's #1 Network in Total Day to 86 Consecutive Weeks in Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/13 - 11:15 AM]
Electronic Music Superstar Steve Aoki to Appear on "Arrow"
He'll make a cameo appearance as himself in the episode airing Wednesday, March 20.

[02/05/13 - 11:07 AM]
Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl IX Scored a Record 12.4 Million Viewers
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/05/13 - 11:05 AM]
An All-Star Lineup Raises More Than $250,000 for Charity During "The Price Is Right's" Second Annual Celebrity Week, Feb. 18-22
Sharon Osbourne, Demi Lovato, Drew and Nick Lachey, Charles Barkley and NeNe Leakes are among the participants.

[02/05/13 - 10:53 AM]
NBC to Begin Primetime Coverage of 2014 Winter Olympics One Day Prior to Opening Ceremony
This marks the first time any U.S. media company has dedicated primetime coverage to Olympic competition prior to the Opening Ceremony.

[02/05/13 - 10:53 AM]
Comedian David Alan Grier Joins W. Kamau Bell on "Totally Biased"
Said installment airs this Thursday, February 7 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/05/13 - 10:51 AM]
"48 Hours: Live to Tell - The Stranger You Know" Is Saturday's #1 Program in Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 2.

[02/05/13 - 10:29 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/13 - 10:29 AM]
Video: The New Robin Sparkles... Err... Robin Daggers Tune "P.S. I Love You"
View the full length video and see the lyrics from last night's debut.

[02/05/13 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/13 - 10:24 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Panelists for 30th Annual PaleyFest: The William S. Paley Television Festival
The 15-day festival kicks off on Friday, March 1 with "The Walking Dead."

[02/05/13 - 10:24 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Builds to its 2nd-Highest Household Rating This Season
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 21-27.

[02/05/13 - 10:18 AM]
Daniel Tosh Presents "The June Gloom Tour" Kicking Off Thursday, May 30 in Salt Lake City at Abravanel Hall with Tickets Going on Sale to the Public This Friday, February 8
The tour will travel to over 25 cities nationwide through June 30.

[02/05/13 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 Among Adults 18-34 on Five Nights This Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/05/13 - 10:03 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Delivers Its Best Adult 18-49 Rating in a Year and Is Monday's Top Show in Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 4.

[02/05/13 - 09:58 AM]
"Live With Kelly And Michael" Announces the Guest Lineup for Four Shows from the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort, Airing February 18-21, 2013
Jon Cryer, Kat Graham, Howie Mandel, Gary Allan, Johnny Galecki, Atticus Shaffer, Chris Wallace, Zach Braff and Ne-Yo are all on tap.

[02/05/13 - 09:57 AM]
Oscar(R) Winners Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer Return to Oscars(R) Stage
"We are honored to have Meryl, Octavia, Christopher and Jean, last year's Oscar winners in each of the acting categories, return to the Oscar stage," said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[02/05/13 - 09:56 AM]
Video: Jennifer Love Hewitt's Music Video to Celebrate the Second Season of Lifetime's "The Client List"
"I'm a Woman" was produced by Randy Jackson and directed by Matthew Rolston.

[02/05/13 - 09:43 AM]
New 3-Part Series "Silver Rush" Will Now Air Back-to-Back Beginning at 8 PM, Sunday, Feb. 24 on Discovery Channel
Narrated by Mike Rowe, the series was previously slated to roll out Tuesday, February 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/13 - 09:23 AM]
Travel Channel to Premiere "Sports Illustrated(R): The Making of Swimsuit '13 - 7 Continents, 17 Wonders" on Sunday, February 17 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour special "crisscrosses the world, giving exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into what makes these shoots so difficult, and so spectacular."

[02/05/13 - 09:22 AM]
WE tv Developing Docuseries with Bruno Mars' Sisters: "The Lylas"
The unscripted series is being developed by Asylum Entertainment and will chart the sisters' path from Hawaii to LA.

[02/05/13 - 09:09 AM]
La La Returns on Monday, February 18 at 10PM ET/PT with Season 3 of VH1's "La La's Full Court Life"
In season three, La La's life and career are at an all-time high as she cheers on her husband, NBA all-star Carmelo Anthony, at the 2012 Olympic Games.

[02/05/13 - 09:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Signs First-Look Development Deal with Talk Show Host Wendy Williams
New projects in development include "Secret Celebrity" and "This Week The Award Goes To..."

[02/05/13 - 09:03 AM]
The "Delocated" Series Finale, "The Frrt Identity," Premieres on Thursday, March 7 at 12:30 A.M. (ET, PT) on Adult Swim
"Jon" deals with a bout of amnesia and all secrets are revealed!

[02/05/13 - 09:02 AM]
Discovery Kids' New Animated Series "Doki" to Premiere on Discovery Kids Latin America
The series follows Doki and his friends as they embark on fascinating expeditions to discover the wonders of the world.

[02/05/13 - 09:01 AM]
There's a New Boy in Town! Fan-Favorite Character Huckleberry Pie Makes His Debut in New Season of "Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures" on The Hub TV Network
The animated series premieres Saturday, February 23, with two back-to-back all new episodes at 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. ET.

[02/05/13 - 08:52 AM]
Surging by Double Digits Week to Week, "Katie" Marks its Biggest Week Ever
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 21-27.

[02/05/13 - 08:42 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Finishes Within a Tenth of a Point of Its Year Ago Episode in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 4.

[02/05/13 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Beats "Biggest Loser" by Season-Best 20% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 4.

[02/05/13 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Carrie Diaries," "How I Met Your Mother" Post Season Highs
CBS tops the charts last night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/05/13 - 08:02 AM]
Ellen Page, Jason Schwartzman, Sarah Silverman & More Guest Star in IFC's New Animated Series "Out There" - Premieres February 22
Other guest stars include Selma Blair, Jemaine Clement, Nick Offerman, Stephen Root and Christian Slater.

[02/05/13 - 07:28 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Real-Life "Silence of the Lambs" Returns with a New Season of "Dark Minds"
The series is back with eight new episodes beginning Wednesday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/05/13 - 06:11 AM]
Patti Stanger and Andy Cohen Set a Date... for "The Millionaire Matchmaker: A Watch What Happens Love Special" Tuesday, February 12 at 10PM ET/PT
Said installment's clients are Chef Roble Ali of "Chef Roble & Co." and Kenya Moore of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."

[02/05/13 - 05:22 AM]
Bear Grylls Comes Home to Discovery Channel Internationally in an All-New Series, "Bear Grylls: Ultimate Survivors"
The six-episode series will air on Discovery Channel internationally, available in 217 markets across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

[02/04/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 4
Updates include: CBS keeps the pilot orders coming; Blair Underwood to topline NBC's "Ironside" revival; and The CW taps a trio of pilot directors.

[02/04/13 - 04:43 PM]
Disney Channel Airs Friday's Top TV Telecasts Led by "Jessie" in Youth Demos and "Sofia the First" in Preschoolers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, February 1.







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[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
Bakers Battle to Rise to the top on Food Network's "Cake Wars"
Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.