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[02/22/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 22
Updates include: Ken Jeong reports to "Spy" at ABC; James Van Der Beek has "Friends With Better Lives" at CBS; and Henry Ian Cusick boards "The Hundred" at The CW.

[02/22/13 - 09:58 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Adds Another "Cleveland" Stunt on Sunday, April 7
An original episode will air on said night at 9:30/8:30c in addition to a repeat in its regular 7:30/6:30c slot.

[02/22/13 - 09:57 PM]
NBC Sets "Whitney" Season Finale for Wednesday, April 3
Plus: look for repeats of the Whitney Cummings-led half-hour to fill the 8:30/7:30c slot beginning March 6.

[02/22/13 - 08:17 PM]
"Gold Rush" Behind the Scenes Special to Air on Friday, March 1 at 8PM
Plus: Discovery's juggernaut will return for a fourth season.

[02/22/13 - 05:16 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: History's "Swamp People," FX's "Archer" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Immortalized," CNBC's "American Greed" and Animal Planet's "Glory Hounds."

[02/22/13 - 01:33 PM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Scores 1.9 Million Viewers for Mid-Season Finale
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Names Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Jane Lynch as Host of New Game Show Series "Hollywood Game Night" from Producer Sean Hayes
The eight-episode series "brings both players and viewers into the exclusive world of Hollywood royalty as celebrities gather for a fun, pop-culture based game night."

[02/22/13 - 01:24 PM]
USA Network's "Psych Slumber Party" Raises the Bar on New Social Engagement and Supercharges On-Air Ratings
USA spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/22/13 - 01:10 PM]
E! Announces Premiere Date for New Series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" and Returning Favorite "Married to Jonas" Airing Sunday, April 21
They'll air at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c, respectively.

[02/22/13 - 12:11 PM]
"Late Show with David Letterman" Tops "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Viewers for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 11:39 AM]
"The Vampire Diaries" Lights Up Thursday Like a House on Fire, Beating ABC and NBC Originals
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 11:21 AM]
E! News Airs "Mindy Mccready: Hope to Heartbreak" About the Star's Struggle with Success, Love, and Addiction on Friday, February 22nd at 8 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Jason Kennedy, the half-hour special investigates Mindy's last days.

[02/22/13 - 11:15 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of Feb. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 10:46 AM]
E! Presents the Big Show Before the Big Show When Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic Host "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2013 Academy Awards(R)"
Plus: look for an expanded 90-minute "Fashion Police: The 2013 Academy Awards" on Monday, February 25 at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/22/13 - 10:35 AM]
Video: TNT's Latest Promo for "Boston's Finest" Highlights Theme Song by Dropkick Murphys
The Donnie Wahlberg-produced series launches this Wednesday, February 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/22/13 - 10:08 AM]
CNBC Prime Launches First Reality Series - "Treasure Detectives" Premieres Tuesday, March 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series introduces world-renowned art detective Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators whose clients may be the victim of elaborate hoaxes.

[02/22/13 - 09:58 AM]
TV Land Sets Out to Shrink the Generation Gap in "Forever Young"
The long-in-the-works reality series will premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/22/13 - 09:55 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 09:28 AM]
Hill Harper Joins USA Network's Hit Spy Drama "Covert Affairs" as Series Regular Opposite Golden Globe(R)-Nominated Piper Perabo
Harper will play an ambitious CIA station chief based in Latin America.

[02/22/13 - 09:28 AM]
Oscar(R) Winners George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt and More Kick Off The Hub TV Network's New Thursday Night Programming, "You Rule Thursdays," Featuring Programming Chosen by the Viewers
Each week of "You Rule Thursdays" will be themed with a different common element that links Hub shows.

[02/22/13 - 08:54 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Encore Locks up NBC's Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results in Its Time Period in Five Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Builds Against "Idol"/"Scandal" Continues to Win at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with Expanded "American Idol"
Plus: ABC's newcomer "Zero Hour" drops 15% in its second week among adults 18-49.

[02/22/13 - 07:49 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts Weekly Gains to Beat "Letterman" and Nearly Tie "Leno"
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 07:18 AM]
Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman Named as Presenters on ABC's Oscar(R) Telecast
Said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron: "Their participation in this year's Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today."

[02/22/13 - 06:04 AM]
Wendie Malick and Andrea Martin Star in "After All These Years" a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere April 20
Barclay Hope, Matt Ward, Ellie Harvie, Mary Black, Paul Jarret, Gregory Harrison and Martha Burns also star.

[02/21/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 21
Updates include: Mira Sorvino marries "Gaffigan" at CBS; Robbie Amell joins "The Tomorrow People" at The CW; and Nicole Beharie reports to FOX's "Sleepy Hollow."

[02/21/13 - 09:24 PM]
Five More Semifinalists Advance to the Top 20 on "American Idol"
Five more guys and five more girls will join the Top 20 Semifinalists next week.

[02/21/13 - 03:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Celtics/Lakers Puts ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Money Barn," Discovery's "Weed Country" and Lifetime's "America's Supernanny."

[02/21/13 - 03:56 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Cooks Up Its Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.7 Million Viewers, Up Double Digits in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.

[02/21/13 - 03:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0," "Pretty Little Liars" Top Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "The Jeselnik Offensive," History's "Ultimate Soldier Challenge" and Animal Planet's "Wild Appalachia."

[02/21/13 - 03:07 PM]
Flyers-Penguins "Wednesday Night Rivalry" Thriller Is Highest-Rated NHL Regular-Season Game in NBC Sports Network History
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 13.

[02/21/13 - 02:15 PM]
World Premiere of HBO(R) "Game of Thrones(R)" Season 3 Trailer on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Friday, February 22
The all-new 60-second trailer will be posted to the "Game of Thrones" YouTube channel immediately following its east coast debut.

[02/21/13 - 02:12 PM]
"America's Next Top Model" Returns with a Twist - Guys!
Eight men and eight women will live under one roof and battle it out to earn the latest title this summer.

[02/21/13 - 02:07 PM]
FX Orders Second Season of "The Americans"
Plus: look for a season-to-date marathon of the show's freshman run on Friday, March 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/21/13 - 12:23 PM]
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?" Premieres Tuesday, March 19 with an All-New Season on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Mike Tyson, Dennis Rodman, Octomom, Sinbad, Marion Jones, Omarosa, Trista and Ryan Sutter are among those featured.

[02/21/13 - 12:05 PM]
Neal Kendall Named Executive Producer of "The Arsenio Hall Show"
Most recently, Kendall served a 10-year stint as executive producer of "Tavis Smiley," overseeing more than 1,900 episodes and winning four NAACP Image Awards.

[02/21/13 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces 2012-13 "Fox Writers Intensive" Finalists
Hart Hanson, Shintaro Shimosawa, Andre and Maria Jacquemetton and Zal Batmanglij are among this year's FWI session participants.

[02/21/13 - 11:16 AM]
Royalty Reigns Over Key Competitors as "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" Takes the Top Spot with the Special Coronation Episode
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of February 11-17.

[02/21/13 - 11:13 AM]
MTV's "Nikki & Sara Live" Open Their "Home" in Times Square to Chart-Topping Artist Phillip Phillips
Phillips will chat his new single "Gone, Gone, Gone," his upcoming tour and get tips on how to win "American Idol."

[02/21/13 - 10:53 AM]
Daringly Provocative "What!? Logo Documentaries" Series Returns for a Second Season
"Gorgeous Ladies Of Wresting" (March 19), "Chasing Beauty" (April 2), "I'm A Stripper" (April 9), "The Long And Short Of Body Hair (April 16) and "I Think I'm An Animal (April 23) are all on tap.

[02/21/13 - 10:35 AM]
Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart and Kerry Washington to Present on Oscar(R) Telecast on ABC
Previously announced presenters include Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy and Liam Neeson.

[02/21/13 - 10:20 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "Peter Rabbit" Tops with Kids, Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/21/13 - 10:10 AM]
Justin Timberlake Celebrates Launch of New Album "The 20/20 Experience" with a Week of Appearances on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" March 11-15
Timberlake is scheduled to perform each night and will sit down to chat with Fallon on Monday and Friday.

[02/21/13 - 10:02 AM]
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee "What's the Deal With Fracking?" Premieres Monday, Feb. 25, at 8PM on Nick!
Kids share their thoughts on this issue, a process used to get oil and natural gas buried deep underground.

[02/21/13 - 10:02 AM]
"SNL" Roars Into March with All-Star Line-Up Including Justin Timberlake and Kevin Hart
Musical guest Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will also make their "SNL" debut on March 2.

[02/21/13 - 09:54 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast for the 7th Straight Week in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/21/13 - 09:45 AM]
Versatile Entertainer and Former Spice Girl Mel B Joins NBC's Top-Rated Summer Series "America's Got Talent" as New Judge Along with Howie Mandel and Howard Stern
The outstanding contestants from the Season 8 open-casting auditions will be invited back to perform in front of Mandel, Stern and Mel B in five cities across the country.

[02/21/13 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's "The Middle," "The Neighbors" and "Modern Family" Post Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.

[02/21/13 - 08:38 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Equals Last Week's Rating, Marking the Seventh Consecutive Telecast That's Matched or Beaten the Show's Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.







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[09/03/15 - 10:07 AM]
British Pop Sensation Little Mix to Perform with "America's Got Talent" Finalists Acroarmy for Sept. 9 Semifinal Results Show on NBC
Little Mix - singers Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirwall - have quickly established themselves as one of the brightest pop acts in Britain.

[09/03/15 - 10:01 AM]
Disney XD Greenlights "Lab Rats: Elite Force," a Spin-Off of Popular Series "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" and "Mighty Med"
Reprising their starring roles on their respective series are Billy Unger as Chase and Bradley Steven Perry as Kaz, Jake Short as Oliver, Paris Berelc as Skylar, and Kelli Berglund as Bree.

[09/03/15 - 09:35 AM]
USA Network Wins the Summer, Ranking #1 in Key Demos Across All Basic Cable
USA spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/03/15 - 09:18 AM]
SundanceTV Joins Forces with Red Arrow International, Goalpost Pictures Australia and Pukeko Pictures in New Zealand on Original Genre Series "Cleverman"
Set in the near future, the series follows a group of non-humans battling for survival in a world where humans feel increasingly inferior to them, and want to silence, exploit and kill them.

[09/03/15 - 08:55 AM]
"The Carmichael Show" Grows in Its Second Week, Up 18% at 9 P.M., 22% at 9:30
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 2.

[09/03/15 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Edges CBS, FOX for Demo Crown
Plus: the Peacock's "America's Got Talent" is the night's most-watched program overall.

[09/03/15 - 07:51 AM]
Discovery's #1-Rated Show "Gold Rush" Returns for Sixth Season with Miners Facing New Challenges and Unexpected Twists of Fate
The series returns with a two-hour premiere on Friday, October 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/03/15 - 07:50 AM]
TLC Aims to Make a Big Difference with the Launch of National Multiplatform Campaign, "Give a Little TLC"
The initiative kicks off on Hunger Action Day(R) - Thursday, September 3 - and in partnership with Feeding America(R), the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

[09/03/15 - 07:42 AM]
ABC Is Up for the 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49 to a 2-Month High in Late-Night
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 24-28.

[09/03/15 - 07:22 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Musician Patti LaBelle Takes Center Stage in the Kitchen on Cooking Channel's "Patti LaBelle's Place"
The special follows Patti as she entertains off stage and puts on a show in the kitchen, cooking and entertaining celebrity guests.

[09/03/15 - 06:30 AM]
Stephen Colbert Lights Up Snapchat
Colbert will be posting a new video message exclusively for Snapchat users each day, beginning today.

[09/03/15 - 06:04 AM]
Starz Worldwide Distribution Renews and Extends Output Agreement for Starz Originals Content with Super Channel in Canada
"Ash vs Evil Dead," "The Girlfriend Experience" and "The Dresser" are among the new offerings.

[09/02/15 - 02:58 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Kicks Off Its 28th Season on September 8, 2015 with a Line-Up of Top Talent
From September 8-11, Ripa and Strahan will be challenged to "put their money where their mouth is" as they take on experiences that they've talked about on the show.

[09/02/15 - 02:57 PM]
The Official "Shark Tank" Companion Series, "Beyond the Tank," Returns for a 4-Week Event Beginning Tuesday, September 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC
The one-hour episodes of "Beyond the Tank" will feature the captivating and surprising outcomes after the Sharks strike a deal with the Entrepreneurs on "Shark Tank."

[09/02/15 - 02:04 PM]
Bill Wolff Named Executive Producer of Chelsea Handler's New Series on Netflix
The new talk show will feature an updated format that encompasses Chelsea's unfiltered opinions on topical entertainment and cultural issues, as well as her signature guest interviews.