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[02/11/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 11
Updates include: Josh Holloway to lead "Intelligence" at CBS; Thomas Kretschmann joins NBC's "Dracula"; and Maggie Lawson, Andre Braugher and Nate Corddry book comedy pilots.

[02/11/13 - 04:45 PM]
Exclusive: Spike TV Books "World's Worst Tenants" Return for Tuesday, March 12
The show's sophomore run will once again air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/11/13 - 04:44 PM]
A&E Banishes Newcomer "Southie Rules" to Saturdays
Repeats of the network's staple "Storage Wars" will instead fill the Tuesday, 10:00/9:00c hour.

[02/11/13 - 03:52 PM]
ABC and Univision Introduce Fusion - News and Lifestyle Network for U.S. Hispanics Launches in Second Half of 2013
Five of the nation's biggest cable distributors have already agreed to carry the network, including Cablevision, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-verse and Google Fiber.

[02/11/13 - 03:36 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery Remains Untouched with "Gold Rush"
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," Showtime's "Big Easy Express" and Starz's "Spartacus: War of the Damned."

[02/11/13 - 03:08 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Is the #1 Friday Prime Time Program in All of Television for Adults 18-49
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, February 8.

[02/11/13 - 01:05 PM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Created by Armando Iannucci and Starring Emmy-Winner(R) Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kicks Off Second Season April 14
Guest stars on the new season include Gary Cole and Kevin Dunn.

[02/11/13 - 12:30 PM]
Vintage Clothing Mecca The Way We Wore(R) Focus of New Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series "L.A. Frock Stars" Premiering Thursday, March 7 at 8PM ET/PT
NHNZ is behind the six-episode series, airing on the Smithsonian Channel.

[02/11/13 - 12:15 PM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2013 Grammy Awards" Delivers 3.2 Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/13 - 12:14 PM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" Season Three Premiere Delivers 12.3 Million Viewers Making It the Largest Audience in Series History
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/13 - 11:56 AM]
It's a Lovefest on Bravo This Valentine's Day as "Kathy" Welcomes Russell Brand... Live
Kathy Griffin will also welcome rap duo A$AP Rocky and Danny Brown to the show.

[02/11/13 - 11:30 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights "Lalaloopsy," New Animated Preschool Series Set to Premiere in Spring 2013
Based on the best-selling line, the half-hour series celebrates diversity, friendship and teamwork and stars the Lalaloopsy rag dolls.

[02/11/13 - 11:22 AM]
GSN Announces a New Lineup of Competitors for Second Season of "The American Bible Challenge," Premiering Thursday, March 21 at 9 PM (ET/PT)
The tournament starts with 18 three-person teams - three teams in each of the first six episodes of the season.

[02/11/13 - 11:06 AM]
The CW Announces Early Pickups for Three Series for the 2012-2013 Season
"Arrow," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural" are all due back next season.

[02/11/13 - 10:54 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Superstar Beyonce on a Special "Oprah's Next Chapter" Saturday, February 16 on OWN
Said installment will bow just prior to her HBO documentary "Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream" that same night.

[02/11/13 - 09:57 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Moves Ahead of "Idol" to Rank as the Week's #1 Show
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 21-27.

[02/11/13 - 09:34 AM]
"The 55th Annual Grammy Awards" Scores 28.37 Million Viewers - Second Largest Audience Since 1993
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/13 - 09:29 AM]
Fans Can Chat Live with "Pretty Little Liars" Star Troian Bellisario During an All New Episode Airing on Tuesday, February 12th
She'll be on her handle @Sleepinthegardn during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[02/11/13 - 09:25 AM]
The All-New Celebrity Cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Will Be Revealed Live, Tuesday, February 26 Exclusively on "Good Morning America"
"Dancing with the Stars" returns for season 16 on Monday, March 18 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.

[02/11/13 - 09:23 AM]
Gnomeo, Gnomeo, Wherefore Art Thou Gnomeo? He's on ABC Family with the Basic Cable Premiere of "Gnomeo & Juliet" Airing on Saturday, March 2 at 7:30PM ET/PT
James McAvoy and Emily Blunt star in the Walt Disney Pictures animated hit.

[02/11/13 - 09:02 AM]
Restaurant Guru Willie Degel Continues to Save Restaurants One Employee at a Time in "Restaurant Stakeout"
The show's third season kicks off Wednesday, March 13 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[02/11/13 - 08:51 AM]
This February, Fans Can Chat Live with the Stars of ABC Family's "Bunheads"
First up: Bailey Buntain during the East Coast feed of tonight's episode at her handle @BaileyBuntain.

[02/11/13 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" Earns a Season High with Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/13 - 08:39 AM]
Superstars Kelly Rowland & Boris Kodjoe Deliver New Energy & Fresh Fashion to BET Network's Ninth Annual "Rip the Runway" in New York City
In its ninth year, the annual event airs Wednesday, March 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/11/13 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Big with Grammys, No Match for 2012
The annual telecast is down significantly from last year's Whitney Houston-driven ceremony.

[02/11/13 - 08:21 AM]
UrtheCast and Science Channel Bring Viewers Real Time High-Definition Video of Earth from the International Space Station
The programming will be developed once UrtheCast's HD cameras are installed on the ISS and video streaming begins.

[02/11/13 - 08:15 AM]
HGTV Orders "Undercover Overhaul" for Cousins Duo
The six-episode series - featuring real-life cousins and contractors Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri - will premiere in October on the cable channel.

[02/11/13 - 07:54 AM]
Syfy to Develop 4-Hour Miniseries Adaptation of Philip K. Dick's "The Man in the High Castle"
Frank Spotnitz will write the first two hours and supervise the writing of the second two hours.

[02/11/13 - 07:37 AM]
Reunion of "Chicago" Stars - Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones - to Present on 10th Anniversary of the Film's Oscar(R) Win
Zellweger, Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah received nominations for their performances in the film.

[02/11/13 - 07:25 AM]
Amy Chiaro Named Executive Producer Of The Emmy Award-Winning "The Dr. Oz Show"
Prior to "The Dr. Oz Show," Chiaro served as a senior broadcast producer on the NBC's national morning show "Today."

[02/11/13 - 06:30 AM]
Amazon and CBS Corporation Announce Content Licensing Agreement for Prime Instant Video to Be Exclusive Online Subscription Home for CBS's "Under the Dome"
Amazon Prime members will have unlimited streaming of all the series' episodes four days after their initial broadcast on CBS, at no additional cost.

[02/11/13 - 06:06 AM]
Starz Announces New Long-Term First-Run Premium Output Agreement with Sony Pictures Entertainment
As a result, Starz will have the exclusive pay television rights to Sony Pictures' theatrical releases through 2021.

[02/11/13 - 06:00 AM]
NBCUniversal and Hearst Magazines Form New Strategic Partnership: The Esquire Network
Beginning April 22, 2013, the G4 network will be rebranded the Esquire Network, it was announced today.

[02/10/13 - 08:52 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host and Musical Guest Justin Bieber, Dominates Its Time Period
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 9.

[02/10/13 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Despicable Me"
Plus: CBS is the most-watched network behind a new episode of "48 Hours."

[02/09/13 - 09:22 AM]
ABC Wins Friday Over Premieres on the Other Nets
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 8.

[02/09/13 - 09:12 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Reports Its Biggest Overall Viewership for a Friday Telecast Since September 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 8.

[02/09/13 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Soft Starts for "The Job" Premiere, "Touch" Return
Both series open down from the year-ago episodes of "A Gifted Man" and "Fringe," respectively.

[02/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 8
Updates include: Christina Applegate departs NBC's "Up All Night"; Aimee Teegarden reports for "Oxygen" at The CW; and Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's "The Leftovers" is a go at HBO.

[02/08/13 - 06:05 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: MTV's "Buckwild" Wraps Freshman Run with Series Highs
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Kathy," FX's "Legit" and Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live."

[02/08/13 - 03:31 PM]
NBC Expands "The Office" to Full Hour Next Week, Bumping "1600 Penn"
Said installment, "Moving On," will now run for 61 minutes.

[02/08/13 - 03:12 PM]
truTV's Hit Series "Impractical Jokers" Scores Series High, With More Than 2 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/13 - 02:49 PM]
NBC Axes "Do No Harm" After Two Airings
The newcomer opened as the lowest-rated in-season scripted premiere ever on the four major broadcast networks.

[02/08/13 - 01:27 PM]
Season Three of Discovery Channel's #1 Series "Gold Rush" Ends with "Gold Rush Live"
The two-hour event airs Friday, February 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[02/08/13 - 01:22 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage for the State of the Union Address
Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos will anchor live coverage from Washington.

[02/08/13 - 01:07 PM]
Academy Award Winner Chris Cooper to Headline Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
He'll play Father Judge in the project, about six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.

[02/08/13 - 12:06 PM]
Temperatures Are Below Freezing But "Yukon Men" Will Heat Up Discovery's Friday Nights with All New Episodes
The series returns on Friday, February 22 at 10:00/9:00c plus look for a special pre-show on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/08/13 - 11:14 AM]
A&E Network Scheduling Updates for "Duck Dynasty" and "The Governor's Wife"
The third season of "Duck Dynasty" will now premiere Wednesday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c, bumping "The Governor's Wife" to the summer.

[02/08/13 - 11:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Kicks Off "Weed Wednesdays" with "Pot Cops"
The three-part series launches Wednesday, February 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[02/08/13 - 11:10 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Imagination Unleashed: An Artisan's Journey" on Monday, February 25
Freddy Rodriguez, Danny Simmons, Laz Alonso, Persia White and Melora Hardin are featured in the film, which explores the convergence of emerging and established artistic talent.







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[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
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