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[02/19/13 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 19
Updates include: Tricia Helfer to lead ABC's "Killer Women"; Ari Graynor tapped as "Bad Teacher" for CBS; and Michael Peña to search for "The List" at FOX.

[02/19/13 - 04:43 PM]
Bill Bellamy's Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour Lands on Showtime(R) Friday, February 22nd at 9:30 PM (ET/PT)
Ali Sadiqq, Jay Reid and D'Lai are also featured in the special.

[02/19/13 - 03:35 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Holds Onto Top Spots for Discovery
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "History of the Eagles," VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show" and TLC's "Something Borrowed, Something New."

[02/19/13 - 02:56 PM]
Disney Channel is Friday's #1 TV Network in Total Day Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens, and Cable TV's #1 Network in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/19/13 - 02:31 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Restructures Current Programming Team and Adds New Event Series & Multi-Platform Programming Department
Shana C. Waterman and Kiliaen Van Rensselaer will oversee the latter offering while James Oh has been upped to SVP, Current Programming.

[02/19/13 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Inks Programming, Marketing And Distribution Partnership with Youtube Original Channel "WIGS"
The partnership is designed to "expand the breadth of offerings through the WIGS channel, and test and nurture dramatic concepts and talent in the digital realm."

[02/19/13 - 02:06 PM]
"Downton Abbey, Season 3" on "Masterpiece Classic" Finale Ratings End on a High Note
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/19/13 - 01:49 PM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Featuring Oprah's Interview with Beyonce Scores Over 1.3 Million Viewers on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 16.

[02/19/13 - 12:00 PM]
ESPN Films and espnW Announce "Nine for IX"
The series is scheduled to premiere on July 2 on ESPN and the films will air over consecutive Tuesday evenings at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/19/13 - 11:52 AM]
"Elementary" Leads All Primetime Programs Among Live Plus 7-Day Lift for the Week Ending Feb. 3 - Adds 4.27 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[02/19/13 - 11:33 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Pastor Rick Warren Discuss Living "A Purpose Driven Life" on "Oprah's Lifeclass" Sunday, February 24
Plus: an update from a former guest on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" who survived being held hostage in 2005 by the Atlanta Spree Killer after reading "The Purpose Driven Life."

[02/19/13 - 11:27 AM]
Ovation to Air U.S. Premiere of Epic "Ben Hur" Miniseries Sunday, March 31 at 8 PM ET
Joseph Morgan, Emily VanCamp, Kristin Kreuk and Hugh Bonneville star in the project, which was originally set up at ABC.

[02/19/13 - 10:57 AM]
Sneak Peek of New Series "Robot Combat League" Premiere Episode Now on Xbox 360, Roku, Hulu, VOD and Syfy.com
The series formally rolls out Tuesday, February 26 at 10:00/9:00c on Syfy.

[02/19/13 - 10:35 AM]
New Premiere Date For NBC's "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" Re-Airs on CNBC
The cable channel will encore the NBC series each Wednesday after its Sunday premiere.

[02/19/13 - 10:31 AM]
VH1 "Diggin' On" a Cast for the Network's Upcoming Biopic, "Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story"
KeKe Palmer, Lil Mama and Drew Sidora will play Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, respectively.

[02/19/13 - 10:27 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with the Cast of "Body of Proof" During the Season Premiere Episode Tonight
Jeri Ryan, Dana Delany and Mark Valley will be up on their respective accounts during the east coast broadcast of the show.

[02/19/13 - 10:26 AM]
Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum to Headline "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars(R)" Sunday, February 24 on ABC
Kimmel's previous post-Oscar specials have featured Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Billy Crystal and Ellen DeGeneres.

[02/19/13 - 10:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Body of Proof" Co-Star Dana Delany
Check out visit with the cast of the ABC drama, which returns tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/19/13 - 10:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Body of Proof" Co-Stars Jeri Ryan & Mark Valley
Check out visit with the cast of the ABC drama, which returns tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/19/13 - 10:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cult" Co-Star Alona Tal
Check out visit with the cast of the new CW drama, launching tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/13 - 10:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cult" Co-Star Robert Knepper
Check out visit with the cast of the new CW drama, launching tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/13 - 10:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cult" Co-Star Matt Davis
Check out visit with the cast of the new CW drama, launching tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/13 - 10:17 AM]
Warner Bros. Television and The CW's New Drama "Cult" Spreads from Primetime TV to the Digital Space with a Live Recap Show Every Tuesday at 10 PM ET/PT on Machinima's ETC Channel
Sara Fletcher and Brendan Bradley co-host the web series.

[02/19/13 - 10:01 AM]
International "Game of Thrones(R)" Exhibition to Transport Fans Into the Kingdom of Westeros
Among the stops: Toronto, Canada; New York City, New York; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Amsterdam, North Holland and Belfast, Northern Ireland.

[02/19/13 - 09:36 AM]
NBC's "Smash", Lowe's and iTheatrics Partner to Improve School Theaters Across the Nation
The top-five grand-prize winners will receive a gift card from Lowe's to help renovate their theater.

[02/19/13 - 09:33 AM]
All-Star Sponsors on Board for NBC's "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice," Premiering Sunday, March 3
Trump will "hire" the All-Star winner in a live broadcast on Sunday, May 19.

[02/19/13 - 09:26 AM]
Discovery Channel Rediscovers "North America" - The Home of the Brave and the Continent of Extremes - In Groundbreaking Television Event
The seven-part series airs Sundays at 9:00/8:00c from May 19 through June 16.

[02/19/13 - 09:16 AM]
Floyd "Money" Mayweather Inks Record-Breaking Deal with Showtime(R)/CBS
The deal will enable him to fight up to six times over a period of 30 months, with the first mega-event taking place on May 4.

[02/19/13 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Wins Monday with Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 18.

[02/19/13 - 08:45 AM]
"Deception" Equals Last Week's 18-49 Rating and Matches Its Top Rating in Four Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 18.

[02/19/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Family Premieres Back-to-Back Kristen Bell Movies "You Again" and "When In Rome" on Saturday, March 9 Starting at 8PM ET/PT
The former presentation - also starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver and Betty White - marks its basic cable premiere.

[02/19/13 - 08:35 AM]
America's Favorite Bounty Hunting Team Hits the Road as "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" Premieres Sunday, April 21 on CMT
Said duo "will step outside their headquarters in Hawaii to unite with bail bondsmen from around the country as they hunt down some of America's most dangerous criminals."

[02/19/13 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "The Bachelor" and "Castle" are up double digits from last week.

[02/19/13 - 08:15 AM]
Tattoos and Art Collide When Oxygen's "Best Ink" Returns for Season Two with New Host Pete Wentz on Wednesday, April 3, at 10 PM ET/PT
The prize for the new 10-episode season: $100,000 and a cover story in Tattoo magazine.

[02/19/13 - 08:09 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Soaks Up the Sun for Its Eighth Season Premiering Monday, April 1 at 8PM ET/PT
Lydia McLaughlin will join returning cast members Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney, Gretchen Rossi, Alexis Bellino and Heather Dubrow as well as Lauri Peterson.

[02/19/13 - 07:55 AM]
Golf Channel's "Big Break" Series Heads to Mexico for 19th Season
The new season - due on Monday, May 13 - will take place at the all-inclusive IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraiso and the accompanying Playa Paraiso Golf Club in Riviera Maya.

[02/19/13 - 06:52 AM]
Why Watch Celebs Kill It on the Carpet When You Can Watch Real Killers on Investigation Discovery's "Redrum" Marathon?
The three-hour stunt airs Sunday, February 24 from 5-8PM ET on the cable channel.

[02/19/13 - 06:51 AM]
Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx and Paul Rudd to Present on ABC's Oscar(R) Sunday
Previously announced presenters include Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman.

[02/19/13 - 06:01 AM]
AMC and Nerdist Industries Enter into Cross-Platform Relationship
AMC will develop the YouTube program "All Star Celebrity Bowling" as a potential series for the network.

[02/19/13 - 05:03 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Make First Sit-Down Appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Friday, February 22
Mrs. Obama will be visiting "Late Night" to kick off a national tour celebrating the third anniversary of "Let's Move!"

[02/18/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 18
Updates include: Thomas Lennon to find "Happiness" at NBC; Peyton List boards "The Tomorrow People" at The CW; and NBC scraps its reboot of "Up All Night."

[02/18/13 - 01:23 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Lincoln" Sets Record Ratings with Highest Total Viewership in NGC History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 11:18 AM]
TNT's Coverage of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia Motors Nets 8.0 Million Total Viewers, Up 13 Percent vs. Last Year
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 10:32 AM]
CBS Pulls "The Job" After Two Episodes
Previous occupant "Undercover Boss" will return to its Friday, 8:00/7:00c slot effective immediately.

[02/18/13 - 09:43 AM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Teams with Pinterest in a First-of-Its-Kind Partnership to Bring Take-Away Tips Seen in the Show to Promote Healthy Living to Millions
The integration begins today (Monday, February 18) and will continue until the series' season finale on March 18.

[02/18/13 - 09:22 AM]
"Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation" Ranks #1 in Adults 18-49 from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 09:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Family Guy" Top Adults 18-49
Plus: "The Amazing Race" returns as the night's most-watched program for CBS.

[02/18/13 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" Promo
Kimmel is capitalizing on the success of "Movie: The Movie," with his highly anticipated sequel "Movie: The Movie, 2V."

[02/18/13 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" and "Revenge" Build on Sunday
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 08:52 AM]
Oscar(R)-Nominated Actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa Mccarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta Named as Presenters at Oscars on ABC
Previously announced presenters include Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg.







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[02/19/19 - 12:14 PM]
TV One Announces Production of Original Film "The Bobby Debarge Story" Starring Roshon Fegan, Big Boi, Tyra Ferrell, Lloyd and Adrian Marcel; Debuting June 2019
The movie explores the tumultuous life of the former lead singer of the 70's R&B/Funk Band Switch, also the eldest sibling of the world-famous pop group DeBarge.

[02/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Orders Scripted Series "Medical Police" from Rob Corddry, Krister Johnson, Jonathan Stern, and David Wain
Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel star in the project, which will also feature Malin Akerman, Lake Bell, Rob Corddry, and Ken Marino in recurring roles.

[02/19/19 - 10:04 AM]
The Fourth and Final Season of Emmy Award-Winning "The Man in the High Castle" to Premiere This Fall Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
The final season is currently being filmed in Vancouver and will wrap next month.

[02/19/19 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" Ru-veals Guest Judges for Highly Anticipated Season 11 Premiering Thursday, February 28 at 9:00PM ET/PT on VH1
Miley Cyrus, Troye Sivan, Lena Waithe, Joel McHale, Cara Delevingne, Bobby Moynihan, Kandi Burruss, Tiffany Pollard, Gina Rodriguez, Sydelle Noel, Wanda Sykes, Tony Hale and Adam Rippon are all on tap.

[02/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
Round Three: A Dozen More Stars Take the Oscar Stage
The latest presenters include Elsie Fisher, Danai Gurira, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Keaton, Helen Mirren, John Mulaney, Tyler Perry, Pharrell Williams, Krysten Ritter, Paul Rudd and Michelle Yeoh.

[02/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
HBO(R) Invites "Game of Thrones(R)" Fans to Bleed for the Throne in National American Red Cross Blood Drive
The partnership will include an immersive experience at SXSW from March 7-9, in addition to blood drives in 43 states and 9 colleges and universities across the U.S. from March 7-12.

[02/19/19 - 08:30 AM]
"Arrested Development" Season 5, Part Two Launches March 15
Buster's on the run, no one has seen Lucille 2, and the wall is still unfunded.

[02/19/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Finales Top Viewers; ABC Wins Demo Race
"The Bachelor" leads the night among adults 18-49 while "America's Got Talent: The Champions" is the most-watched program overall.

[02/19/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "The Dirt"
Based on the bestselling autobiography from Mötley Crüe, the film is an unflinching tale of success and excess as four misfits rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame.

[02/19/19 - 06:39 AM]
Netflix's "Green Eggs and Ham" Announces Ensemble Cast for Fall Debut
Adam Devine, Michael Douglas, Ilana Glazer, Diane Keaton, Eddie Izzard, Tracy Morgan and Keegan-Michael Key are all on tap.

[02/19/19 - 06:03 AM]
Jonathan and Drew Scott to Create Lifetime Homes for Families in New HGTV Series "Property Brothers: Forever Home"
The series will premiere Wednesday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/19 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "Most Beautiful Thing" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The year is 1959, the first Bossa Nova chords are being played, and Rio de Janeiro is the place where everyone wants to be.

[02/19/19 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix Creates Production Hub in Toronto, Leasing Studio Space at Cinespace and Pinewood Toronto Studios, Extending Canadian Efforts
The new spaces add to Netflix's existing physical production footprint in Canada, which already includes a lease of British Columbia's Martini Film Studios, as well as production sites Netflix sets up across Canada on a production-by-production basis.

[02/18/19 - 08:46 AM]
A Letter to Marvel Television Fans from Jeph Loeb
The company confirms Netflix has "decided they no longer want to continue telling the tales of these great characters."

[02/18/19 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Daytona 500 Gives FOX a Demo Boost
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.