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[11/20/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 20
Updates include: Barbie Kligman to run ABC's "Secrets & Lies" import; Chris Gethard's "TCGS" gets pilot order from Comedy Central; and Laurence Fishburne revives Socrates Fortlow at HBO.

[11/20/13 - 05:04 PM]
ABC Family Celebrates the Ha Ha Holidays with All-New Episodes of "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" on Wednesday, December 11, Starting at 8PM ET/PT
Cast members from both shows will also be live tweeting that night, answering fan questions and sharing behind the scenes tidbits about the episodes.

[11/20/13 - 03:17 PM]
Kym Whitley and Friends Deck the Halls in Special "Raising Whitley" Holiday Episode
The special premieres this Saturday, November 23 at 8:00/7:00c on OWN.

[11/20/13 - 02:56 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "NCIS" Still on Top
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Ravenswood," Syfy's "Face Off: Naked and Painted" and Spike TV's "Criss Angel: BeLIEve."

[11/20/13 - 02:49 PM]
Rachel Blanchard Stars with Jack Wagner and Cameron Mathison in "My Gal Sunday," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere, January 18
The film is based on the book of short stories by New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark.

[11/20/13 - 02:45 PM]
TV Land Casts Sitcom "Queen" Leah Remini in Recurring Role on "The Exes"
She'll play Stuart's sister Nicki, "a tough-talking, no-nonsense, stylish and sexy woman from Staten Island whose 17-year marriage ends when she finds out her policeman husband had an affair."

[11/20/13 - 02:34 PM]
Shellie Zimmerman, Estranged Wife of George Zimmerman, to Appear on "Katie" in an Exclusive Interview Tomorrow, Thursday, November 21
Couric will sit down with Shellie Zimmerman to discuss the latest news events surrounding George, serving him with divorce papers and her important message for Trayvon Martin's mother.

[11/20/13 - 02:30 PM]
Dateline's "Nowhere to Hide" to Air Friday November 22 at 8PM/7C
The installment tells the unforgettable story of two families whose split-second decisions amid the chaos made the difference between life and death.

[11/20/13 - 01:54 PM]
A Harvest of Memories! Join TV Land's Thanksgiving Weekend Event!
"I Love Lucy," "The Andy Griffith Show," "The Cosby Show," "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "King of Queens" are among the featured series.

[11/20/13 - 01:37 PM]
Season Three of Nickelodeon and NFL Co-Produced Animated Series, "NFL Rush Zone: Guardians Unleashed," Premieres Tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 20, aT 8:30 P.M. (ET)
Robert Griffin III, Calvin Johnson and J.J. Watt are among those featured in the new season.

[11/20/13 - 01:25 PM]
Steve Wilkos Celebrates His 1000th Episode
Steve will look back at the shows happy endings, funny instances, craziest moments, intense reactions, biggest liars, ultimate confessions and lastly, the greatest chair throws.

[11/20/13 - 12:33 PM]
Starz to Premiere "Black Sails" on Saturday, January 25 at 9PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series centers on the tales of Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and his men, and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island."

[11/20/13 - 12:28 PM]
"NBA Inside Stuff" presented by Samsung Galaxy Features New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis and New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, Saturday, Nov. 23, at Noon ET on NBA TV
Additionally, this week's telecast will offer a "Quick Take" with Washington Wizards guard John Wall.

[11/20/13 - 12:16 PM]
Blake Shelton, Robin Williams, William Shatner and Whoopi Goldberg to Guest Star in "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale"
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 11 at 10:00/9:00c on NBC.

[11/20/13 - 11:01 AM]
Fan Favorite Juan Pablo Galavis Searches for Love Again on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," When It Premieres on January 6, 2014
With his Spanish accent, good looks, salsa moves and undying devotion for his daughter, Juan Pablo, 32, was a fan favorite on the ninth edition of "The Bachelorette."

[11/20/13 - 10:56 AM]
Animal Planet Takes a Bite Out of the New Year with 10 All-New Episodes of "Gator Boys"
Said run kicks off Sunday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/20/13 - 10:38 AM]
HGTV Extends Production Order for "Cousins Undercover"
The network has picked up an additional six episodes of the series.

[11/20/13 - 10:29 AM]
The Heaviest Woman Alive Is Acquitted of Murder and Begins an Extreme Weight Loss Journey on TLC's "Half-Ton Killer: Transformed"
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/20/13 - 10:19 AM]
Adam Levine to Accept People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" Award on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Tonight, Wednesday, November 20 on ABC
Levine will be officially accepting this prestigious award live on the show.

[11/20/13 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Logo TV Kicks Off "Friendsgiving" with World Premiere of "Twerk Your Turkey" Video
To accompany this turkey of a video, Logo is serving up a super-sized portion of holiday programming in a "Happy Friendsgiving Weekend" stunt.

[11/20/13 - 10:03 AM]
"NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Person of Interest" All Post Week-to-Week Growth in Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 19.

[11/20/13 - 09:54 AM]
"Fashion Police" Salutes Music's Hottest Night with a Special Monday, November 25th Edition "Fashion Police: 2013 American Music Awards" at 9PM ET/PT Only on E!
The jam-packed show will be chock-full of red carpet looks, the most-buzzed about fashions of the night, and of course, the team's notoriously unfiltered commentary.

[11/20/13 - 09:34 AM]
Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel Return as Judges on "America's Got Talent"
"[They] have proven that they are a dynamic quartet of judges who aren't afraid to share their opinions, while at the same time creating fireworks of their own," Paul Telegdy said.

[11/20/13 - 09:32 AM]
Nickelodeon Introduces "The Story of Me" Research Study, Providing Inside Look at Today's Emerging Generation of Kids
"We're in an important generational moment as the Millennials age up and these younger, post-millennial kids take their place," said Ron Geraci.

[11/20/13 - 09:32 AM]
Christina Aguilera with A Great Big World, and Ariana Grande to Perform on the 2013 American Music Awards
Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Lopez, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, TLC and Pitbull will also perform.

[11/20/13 - 09:29 AM]
MTV's Hit Series "Girl Code" Calls on Young People to "GYT" (Get Yourself Tested) in Honor of World AIDS Day During a Special Episode Airing Wednesday, November 27 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Fans' favorite funny ladies teamed up with MTV's GYT campaign to roll-out a series of humorous sketches that urge young people to get tested.

[11/20/13 - 09:25 AM]
World-Renowned Dancers Attached to Starz Original Ballet Drama Series in Development, "Flesh and Bone"
The project follows a young ballet dancer, Claire Robbins, who has a distinctly troubled past, as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York.

[11/20/13 - 09:20 AM]
CBS Goes "Crazy" on Thanksgiving Night
Look for three back-to-back rebroadcasts of "The Crazy Ones" on Thursday, November 28 starting at 8:30/7:30c.

[11/20/13 - 09:15 AM]
Lives Are in Upheaval in the Winter Premieres of "Pretty Little Liars" and "Ravenswood," Airing Tuesday, January 7, Starting at 8:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
"Who's In The Box?" and "Revival" will kick off their respective winter runs.

[11/20/13 - 08:44 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Night in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 19.

[11/20/13 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Hits 8-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 19.

[11/20/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for First Time This Season
The Eye snaps NBC's eight-week win streak in the key adults 18-49 demographic.

[11/20/13 - 08:26 AM]
Sundance Channel Launches a Unique Awards Campaign with "The Rectify Project: Visions from Inside" Featuring Art Created by Incarcerated Artists
The network has partnered with the Safe Streets Arts Foundation to curate a collection of works created by artists while incarcerated.

[11/20/13 - 07:31 AM]
Calling All Psych-Os! "Psych the Musical" Premieres on Sunday, December 15 at 9/8C
Creator Steve Franks wrote and directed the event, and along with music composer Adam Cohen, co-wrote the 14 original songs and reprises.

[11/20/13 - 07:20 AM]
Destination America Builds Upon Its Successful "Buying" Franchise Greenlighting Season Two of "Buying the Bayou" and Debuting Next Installment "Buying Hawaii" on December 2
The latter will roll out on Monday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[11/20/13 - 06:41 AM]
"Foyle's War" Renewed for Another Series Starring Michael Kitchen and Written by Creator Anthony Horowitz
Filming of the three episodes will begin in January 2014 and, as with the previous series, will be inspired by real events in the early Cold War.

[11/20/13 - 06:34 AM]
Brad Paisley to Receive Video Visionary Award and Perform on "American Country Awards" Tuesday, December 10, on FOX
The two-hour event will also feature appearances by Olivia Newton-John, Big Smo, Cowboy Troy, Dan King, Thompson Square, Trevor Brazile, Shada Brazile, Clay Walker and Parmalee.

[11/20/13 - 06:22 AM]
Bob Costas to Host Both Primetime & Late Night for NBC's Sochi Winter Olympics Coverage
Costas has served as primetime host for every Olympics on NBC since 1992, including the 2012 London Games, which was the most-watched television event in U.S. history.

[11/20/13 - 06:04 AM]
Prime Instant Video to be the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Home for the MASTERPIECE on PBS Period Drama "Mr. Selfridge"
Beginning today, Prime Instant Video will be the only such subscription service to offer the first season of the series.

[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.







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[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
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Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 02:02 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 01:20 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
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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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[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
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The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.