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[11/19/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 19
Updates include: Bill Murray joins HBO's "Olive Kitteridge"; Dwyane Wade lands "Three the Hard Way" at FOX; and MTV extends "Awkward's" fourth season to 20 episodes.

[11/19/13 - 03:54 PM]
USA Cancels "Necessary Roughness" After Three Seasons
"We are proud of this show and its writers, which had a unique ability to address topical subjects before they unfolded in real life on the sports pages," said the network.

[11/19/13 - 03:23 PM]
"Monday Night Football's" Patriots-Panthers Telecast Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 18.

[11/19/13 - 02:49 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Tops Viewers, Demos with "MNF"
Plus: numbers for Investigation Discovery's "Twisted," Disney Channel's "Disney Mickey Mouse" and Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules."

[11/19/13 - 02:39 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Is the #1 Cable Program Among Men on Monday for the Fifth Week
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, November 18.

[11/19/13 - 01:47 PM]
More Than 1.9 Million Viewers Tune in for "The Challenger Disaster" Simulcast on Science Channel and Discovery Channel on Saturday
Discovery spins the numbers for Saturday, November 16.

[11/19/13 - 01:26 PM]
College Football: ESPN & ABC Televise Saturday Night's Top Two Games & Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 16.

[11/19/13 - 01:04 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Jingles All The Way to #1 In Primetime Among Women 25-54 Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[11/19/13 - 12:10 PM]
"Almost Human" Premieres as No. 1 Broadcast Drama of Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[11/19/13 - 12:03 PM]
FX Orders Drama Series "The Strain"
The series - from Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan and Carlton Cuse - begins production later this month in Toronto for a premiere in July of 2014.

[11/19/13 - 12:03 PM]
Video: Tricia Helfer Stars as Molly Parker - a Ballsy, Badass Texas Ranger - in the Arresting "Killer Women," Premiering January 7 on ABC
Get your first look at the Alphabet's new drama, which will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/19/13 - 11:47 AM]
ABC Announces 2013-14 Midseason Series Premiere Dates
The Alphabet sets launch dates for "The Assets," "Killer Women," "Mind Games," "Mixology" and "Resurrection."

[11/19/13 - 11:42 AM]
Chiefs-Broncos on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Most-Watched November Primetime Game in 17 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 17.

[11/19/13 - 11:40 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL, "Walking Dead" Continue Their Reign
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Eastbound & Down," Food Network's "Restaurant Express" and Showtime's "Masters of Sex."

[11/19/13 - 11:36 AM]
Disney Channel Stands as TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 127th Consecutive Week With Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[11/19/13 - 11:35 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "48 Hours" Tops Viewers, College Football Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," Investigation Discovery's "I'd Kill for You" and Discovery's "The Challenger Disaster."

[11/19/13 - 11:26 AM]
NBC Wins the Nov. 11-17 Week in 18-49 with a Four-Week High and a 12% Gain vs. the Same Week Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[11/19/13 - 11:14 AM]
Top-10 Lightweights Maynard & Diaz Headline Historic "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Finale on FOX Sports 1
The No. 5-ranked Maynard (12-2-1,1NC) first faced No. 8-ranked Diaz (16-9) on season five of the reality series back in 2007, with Diaz prevailing and ultimately winning the entire season.

[11/19/13 - 11:10 AM]
TBS Scores Yet Another Demo Victory, Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[11/19/13 - 11:04 AM]
"48 Hours: The Devil's Twin" Is Saturday's #1 Program in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 16.

[11/19/13 - 10:47 AM]
Anthony Hamilton, Ron and Ernie Isley, Syleena Johnson, Lil' Mo, Chante Moore, Angie Stone and More to Headline New "One Christmas" Holiday Variety Special on TV One
Additionally, TV One will air Christmas-themed episodes of the network's original sitcoms "Love That Girl" and "The Rickey Smiley Show."

[11/19/13 - 10:43 AM]
Hilary Duff Guest Stars in Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, "Dora's Ice Skating Spectacular," Premiering Monday, Nov. 25, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The half-hour special features actress Hilary Duff as the Ice Witch who has taken everyone's ice skates in the Snowy Forest and Dora must skate against her to get them back.

[11/19/13 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers; Sweeps Four Consecutive Nights in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[11/19/13 - 10:04 AM]
Funnyman Ron White to Bring the Jokes as Host of "CMT Artists of the Year," Airing Live Tuesday, December 3 at 8 P.M. ET
The 90-minute special honors Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes and Tim McGraw.

[11/19/13 - 10:02 AM]
Bragging Rights on the Line as Eight Celebrities Battle It Out on New Season of "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off"
Judy Gold, Florence Henderson, Penn Jillette, Chris Kattan, Jake Pavelka, Tiffany, Vanilla Ice and Herschel Walker are featured on the new season, premiering Monday, January 6.

[11/19/13 - 10:01 AM]
NBC's Festive "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Special Brings Holiday Cheer on Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8-9 P.M. ET)
Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Goo Goo Dolls, Ariana Grande and Jewel are all scheduled to perform.

[11/19/13 - 09:47 AM]
Mariana Flynn Named Vice President of Non-Fiction Programming of Lifetime
Flynn joins Lifetime from TLC in Los Angeles, where she was Vice President of Development.

[11/19/13 - 09:18 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers Record-Breaking Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, November 18.

[11/19/13 - 09:14 AM]
ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Broadcasts in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 11-18.

[11/19/13 - 09:08 AM]
truTV to Exclusively Televise 2013 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic November 22-23
Coverage will continue Saturday with the Consolation Game at 7:00/6:00c, followed by the 2013 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Championship Game.

[11/19/13 - 09:03 AM]
Sasha Alexander and Clark Gregg to Announce The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Nominations
Plus: Alexander has also been named social media ambassador for this year's SAG Awards.

[11/19/13 - 09:01 AM]
"Face Off's" Sixth Season Debuts Tuesday, January 14 at 9 PM ET/PT on Syfy
15 up-and-coming special effects make-up artists are introduced, all eager for the opportunity to achieve success in the competitive special effects makeup field.

[11/19/13 - 09:01 AM]
BBC America Celebrates "Doctor Who's" 50th Anniversary with the First Ever Live Simulcast from YouTube Space Los Angeles
Hosted by Veronica Belmont, the pre-show will air November 23, 2:30/1:30c on BBC America and stream to audiences globally on BBC America's YouTube channel.

[11/19/13 - 08:46 AM]
'Tis the Season for Fan Favorites and Holiday-Themed Episodes!: Animal Planet's Holiday Best Fest Stuffs Your Stockings
Highlights include holiday-themed episodes of "Call of the Wildman," "Monsters Inside Me," "My Cat from Hell," "North Woods Law," "Pit Bulls and Parolees," "Tanked," "Too Cute!," and "Treehouse Masters."

[11/19/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Earns Season Highs on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 18.

[11/19/13 - 08:39 AM]
"The Voice" Ranked #1 in the Time Period Among the Broadcast Networks in Adults 18-49 and Virtually All Other Key Demographics
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 18.

[11/19/13 - 08:34 AM]
History Announces Christmas Themed Special: "A Very Shelby Christmas" Premieres Tuesday, December 3 at 10PM ET/PT
In this special holiday-themed episode, viewers will take the open road with Shelby as he delivers homegrown gifts from the swamp to everyone on his list.

[11/19/13 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with Full Night of "The Voice"
Plus: local NFL pre-emptions drive ABC to huge week-to-week gains.

[11/19/13 - 08:24 AM]
College Football: No. 4 Baylor at No. 10 Oklahoma State Highlights Schedule including Six Remaining Undefeated Teams
Highlights include the unbeaten No. 4 Baylor at one-loss Big 12 foe No. 10 Oklahoma State on ABC's "Saturday Night Football" November 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/19/13 - 08:11 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" and Online Culinary Destination Kitchit Partner to Spice Up the Holiday Season
Through Kitchit, "Top Chef" fans can hire a chef to create a perfect dinner party, schedule a private cooking class, or find the perfect caterer for an event.

[11/19/13 - 08:10 AM]
Coffee Importer Todd Carmichael Ups the Ante and Calculated Risks in Season Two of Travel Channel's "Dangerous Grounds"
Look for the new season to roll out on Tuesday, January 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/19/13 - 08:01 AM]
Video: First Look at truTV's Mischievous Competition Series "Panic Button"
The series - "a pulse-pounding challenge that makes people's deepest anxieties fun" - launches Thursday, December 5 at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/19/13 - 06:39 AM]
Seventh Annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research Begins December 3
Last year, Jimmy V Week raised nearly $1.6 million, bringing the six-year total of contributions to more than $6.5 million.

[11/19/13 - 06:34 AM]
Deck the Halls with New and Returning Thanksgiving and Holiday Favorites on FOX!
Highlights include "Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas," "Dreamworks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury" and "Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown."

[11/18/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 18
Updates include: Kate Walsh-led comedy "Bad Judge" gets pilot order at NBC; The CW's "The Flash" to film a full-fledged pilot; and Vince Gilligan to remain at Sony Pictures Television.

[11/18/13 - 02:48 PM]
"Gold Rush" #1 in All of Television Among Men 18-49 and 25-54 on Friday Nov. 15
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 15.

[11/18/13 - 02:46 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank," "Blue Bloods" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Secret Princes," Travel's "Ghost Adventures" and Investigation Discovery's "Deadly Women."

[11/18/13 - 02:27 PM]
CBS's Very Merry Holiday Programming - "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Kicks Off the Network's Holiday Season of Special Events
Plus: look for holiday-themed installments of "The Big Bang Theory," "Hawaii Five-0," "CSI," "The Millers," "Two and a Half Men" and "NCIS."

[11/18/13 - 11:53 AM]
Christina Ricci Kills It in the Lifetime Original Movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax," Premiering January 25
Billy Campbell and Clea DuVall also star project, from director Nick Gomez and writer Stephen Kay.

[11/18/13 - 11:52 AM]
ABC Brings Israel's Top Rated Reality Series "Rising Star" to U.S. from Keshet DCP
The singing competition for ABC will mark the company's first foray into the market since its formation in October.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.