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[01/15/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 15
Updates include: NBC adds three comedies to pilot roster; Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome team for Comedy Central project; and Kendrick Sampson boards FOX's "Gracepoint."

[01/15/14 - 05:51 PM]
Video: The CW Midseason Promos!
Watch the full trailers for "The 100" (premiering Wednesday, March 19) and "Star-Crossed" (premiering Monday, February 17).

[01/15/14 - 05:00 PM]
"24: Live Another Day" Books Benjamin Bratt
Yvonne Strahovski, Giles Matthey, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kim Raver, William Devane, Judy Davis and Kiefer Sutherland also star in the event series.

[01/15/14 - 04:09 PM]
Speaker of the House John Boehner Visits NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Thursday, January 23
The Speaker will take to the "Tonight Show" couch to discuss his background, life as Speaker of the House, and the latest news in Congress and politics.

[01/15/14 - 03:41 PM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Details Summer Plans, "Veronica Mars" Spin-Off
Plus: the executive on the future of "Supernatural," "Reign," "The Carrie Diaries," "Hart of Dixie," "Beauty and the Beast" and more!

[01/15/14 - 03:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Dramas Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Face Off," Investigation Discovery's "Obsession: Dark Desires" and MTV's "Snooki & JWOWW."

[01/15/14 - 02:52 PM]
Ford Motor Company and Coca-Cola Return as Official Sponsors of "American Idol XIII"
Both Ford and Coca-Cola have been official "Idol" sponsors for all 13 seasons of the series.

[01/15/14 - 02:26 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Target Females and #1 Most-Tweeted TV Telecast for the 2nd Consecutive Week
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 14.

[01/15/14 - 01:55 PM]
Oscar(R) Production Team Announced
Director Hamish Hamilton returns to the show after having directed the 82nd Oscars in 2010.

[01/15/14 - 01:36 PM]
Syfy's "Helix" Premiere Sets New Channel Records in L+3 Growth
Syfy further spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/15/14 - 01:34 PM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence and Jean-Luc Bilodeau are among the participants.

[01/15/14 - 01:29 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Announces Key Executives Appointed at FYI and LMN
Thomas Moody has been tapped as Senior Vice President, Programming, Planning & Acquisitions, FYI and LMN; and Laura Fleury has been elevated to Vice President, Programming & Development, LMN.

[01/15/14 - 01:22 PM]
Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and More to Present Awards at 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Hosted by Aisha Tyler
Red carpet pre-show coverage will also air in various local markets immediately before the awards ceremony, airing Thursday, January 16.

[01/15/14 - 01:13 PM]
The CW Adds to Its Reality Slate with Two Series: "Barber Battle," Hosted by Cedric The Entertainer, and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"
On each of the nine episodes of the latter, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller.

[01/15/14 - 01:04 PM]
The CW Acquires the Four-Hour Miniseries Event "Labyrinth"
The historical miniseries jumps back and forth between modern and medieval France as it follows the lives of two women who are separated by centuries, but united in their search for the Holy Grail.

[01/15/14 - 01:02 PM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" for Its 13th Season
"It's a pleasure to be returning for a 13th season on HBO," Maher stated. "It's something you rarely see in Hollywood: an on-again, on-again relationship."

[01/15/14 - 11:34 AM]
The 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Announces More Presenters
On tap: Matt Damon, Robert DeNiro, Chiwetel Ejifor, Mindy Kaling, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Marsden, Ewan McGregor and more!

[01/15/14 - 11:31 AM]
Adult Swim Enrolls "China, IL" for Junior Year
Production will begin later this year in Los Angeles.

[01/15/14 - 11:03 AM]
CBS at TCA: Tassler Talks "Frustrating, Exciting" Pilot Season
Plus: the executive on upcoming efforts "Reckless," "Bad Teacher"; killing off Taraji P. Henson's character on "Person of Interest"; and more!

[01/15/14 - 09:34 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Rod N Wheels" Follows Two Buddies and Their Sons as They Restore Rare Classic Cars
The new series launches Monday, January 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/15/14 - 09:17 AM]
CBS Renews Its Entire Daytime Lineup for the 2014-2015 Season
"Let's Make a Deal," "The Price is Right," "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Talk" will all return for the 2014-15 season.

[01/15/14 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Summer Series "Under the Dome" and "Extant"
Season two of "Under the Dome" is due on Monday, June 30 while new drama "Extant," starring Halle Berry, will premiere on Wednesday, July 2.

[01/15/14 - 09:01 AM]
Morgan Freeman to Present the SAG 50th Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno
In 1971, Freeman and Moreno were among the stars of "The Electric Company," a comedy variety show created by the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) featuring live-action sketches, cartoons, and songs.

[01/15/14 - 09:00 AM]
USA Network & Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Crown Best in Show at Madison Square Garden for the 30th Consecutive Year
David Frei returns to co-host with "Weekend Today" co-anchor Erica Hill, and E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles rounds out the team as floor reporter.

[01/15/14 - 08:59 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is #1 for the 2nd Straight Week with Its Best Numbers in Over 2 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/15/14 - 08:37 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Hits a 14-Week High and Beats FOX's "New Girl" for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 14.

[01/15/14 - 08:35 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Equals Last Week's 18-49 Rating and Is Up Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 14.

[01/15/14 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Viewers, Demos with "NCIS"
The Eye's juggernaut is up a few ticks from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[01/15/14 - 08:20 AM]
"Millionaire" Sets New Season-Highs with Its Most-Watched Week in 9 Months
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/15/14 - 08:18 AM]
"Katie" Hits a 4-Week High in Homes and Draws Its Biggest Audience Since February
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/15/14 - 08:00 AM]
DirecTV Super Saturday Night To Feature Multiple Grammy Award Winner JAY Z
The invitation-only event, co-hosted by Mark Cuban's AXS TV and Eli Manning, will be held inside DirecTV SuperFan Stadium at the Hudson River Park Pier 40.

[01/15/14 - 07:45 AM]
"The Good Wife" Riding Multi-Platform Momentum
CBS spins the numbers for the series to date this season.

[01/15/14 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN's 25th "Sunday Night Baseball" Season
Dan Shulman, the voice of Sunday Nights, leads new team with John Kruk, Curt Schilling and Buster Olney.

[01/15/14 - 06:42 AM]
Oscar.com Goes Behind the Scenes of Nominations with First Installment of Exclusive "Inside the Oscars(R)" Video Series
The semi-weekly video series hosted by "On The Red Carpet" host and "Good Morning America" contributing editor Rachel Smith.

[01/15/14 - 06:31 AM]
CBS Announces February Premiere Dates for "The Amazing Race" and "Survivor"
The veteran reality franchises will return on Sunday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 26, respectively.

[01/14/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 14
Updates include: Showtime gives "Web Therapy" a fourth season; Zach Cregger tapped as "Fatrick" at FOX; and Hilary Duff joins TV Land's "Younger."

[01/14/14 - 02:52 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Charts with "Mike & Molly," "How I Met Your Mother"
Plus: numbers for FX's "Chozen," A&E's "Don't Trust Andrew Mayne" and Syfy's "Being Human."

[01/14/14 - 02:33 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast Last Night's "Intelligence" This Saturday, January 18 at 9/8c
It'll replace the previously announced encore of "48 Hours" in said slot.

[01/14/14 - 02:32 PM]
Comedy Legends Carl Reiner, Tim Conway, Steve Lawrence and Garry Marshall to Guest Star on "Two and a Half Men"
In the episode, multi-millionaire Marty Pepper (Reiner) proposes to Evelyn (Holland Taylor).

[01/14/14 - 02:26 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Returns as Monday's #1 Scripted Cable TV Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[01/14/14 - 01:57 PM]
TNT's Hit Drama "Major Crimes" Closes Second Season With 5.4 Viewers in Live + Same Day
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[01/14/14 - 01:45 PM]
BET Networks Returns in 2014 with Its Popular Mega-Specials Including "BET Honors," "BET Awards," "Black Girls Rock!(TM)" and More
As always, viewers at home can expect never before seen musical performances, extraordinary surprises, today's biggest celebrities and an array of fresh talent throughout each broadcast.

[01/14/14 - 12:37 PM]
E! Presents Live Red Carpet Coverage from the Only Award Show Where Actors Honor Their Own at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Saturday, January 18
Giuliana Rancic, Ross Mathews and Kelly Osbourne will host "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2014 SAG Awards" from 6:00pm-8:00pm ET.

[01/14/14 - 12:30 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL Playoffs, Golden Globes Top Charts
Plus: numbers for HBO's "True Detective," Showtime's "House of Lies" and TLC's "90 Day Fiance."

[01/14/14 - 12:20 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Patriots/Colts Comes Up Big for CBS
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Tiger Eyes," Discovery's "Dangerous Toys" and Hallmark's "When Calls the Heart."

[01/14/14 - 12:14 PM]
NBC Olympics Announces Talent Roster for Sochi Olympic Winter Games - Record 84 Commentators
Matt Lauer, co-anchor of "Today," and Meredith Vieira, special correspondent for "Today," will host the Opening Ceremony on NBC on Friday, February 7.

[01/14/14 - 12:14 PM]
Season-Two Premiere of Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Delivers Sky-High Performance with 1.6 Million Viewers
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/14/14 - 12:04 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Second Original Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Off to a Strong Start with Season Premiere Earning a 1.5 HH RTG
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, January 11.

[01/14/14 - 12:01 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Meryl Streep to Guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Wednesday, January 15
Also appearing on the episode is actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt and musical guest Jonny Lang.

[01/14/14 - 12:00 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 6-12.







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[11/20/14 - 12:29 PM]
AMC Announces Two-Night Premiere Television Event to Launch New Drama Series "Better Call Saul"
"Saul" will debut on Sunday, February 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with its second episode airing the next day, Monday, February 9 at 10:00 p.m.

[11/20/14 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Modern Family" Powers Demo Victory for ABC
The Alphabet's flagship comedy is also up nearly 20% from last week among adults 18-49.

[11/20/14 - 07:58 AM]
A Special "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" from Murray State University Premieres Saturday, November 22 at 11 A.M. ET/PT
Hosts Cody Alan and Katie Cook join the energetic and spirited Murray State student body, who beat out colleges from across the country to prove they have the biggest country music fans.

[11/20/14 - 07:42 AM]
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Return to "Portlandia" - Season 5 Premieres January 8 at 10pm ET/PT on IFC
Guest starts this season include Vanessa Bayer, Ed Begley Jr., Steve Buscemi, Shepard Fairey, Greta Gerwig, Peter Giles, Jeff Goldblum, Matt Groening, Anna Gunn, Justin Long and Jane Lynch.

[11/20/14 - 07:31 AM]
College Football: North Dakota State at Montana Opens 2015 Season in Second Annual FCS Kickoff
Last year's inaugural FCS Kickoff - played the Saturday prior to the first Football Bowl Subdivision games - featured Eastern Washington defeating Sam Houston State 56-35.

[11/20/14 - 07:13 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Travels to Mexico for Spicy Three-Part Finale Beginning Wednesday, January 28 at 9PM ET/PT
After next week's hiatus, "Top Chef" returns on Wednesday, December 3 at 10pm ET/PT with the highly anticipated Restaurant Wars episode.

[11/20/14 - 07:04 AM]
Top Teams Announced for 2015 ESPN Events Early-Season Men's Basketball Tournaments
The four multi-day, destination events consisting of the Gildan Charleston Classic, Puerto Rico Tip-Off, DIRECTV Wooden Legacy and Orlando Classic are bracket-format tournaments featuring 12 games over three days.

[11/20/14 - 06:13 AM]
Bravo Media Scores Best Tuesday Prime Among All Key Demos Year To-Date
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 18.

[11/20/14 - 06:06 AM]
Make a New Year's Resolution to Fall in Love - With Hallmark Channel!
This January, Hallmark Channel promises to sweep viewers off their feet with six all-new Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere movies, bringing viewers love stories that are sure to warm up even the coldest winter weekends.

[11/20/14 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon to Debut the Highly-Anticipated Dramatic Comedy "Mozart in the Jungle" on December 23 in the US, UK and Germany
Gael Garcia Bernal, Saffron Burrows, Hannah Dunne, Lola Kirke and Peter Vack star in the 10-episode series.

[11/19/14 - 03:33 PM]
Netflix Orders Fourth Season of "Longmire"
10 new episodes of the series will premiere exclusively in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

[11/19/14 - 02:30 PM]
Powerful New Drama "Empire" Debuts Wednesday, January 7, with Limited Commercial Interruption, Following the Premiere of "American Idol XIV"
Additional premiere dates and schedule details to be announced.

[11/19/14 - 01:08 PM]
BBC America's Award-Winning Original Mini-Series "Luther" Returns in 2015
"Luther" will return as a two-part event special and will film in and around London in March and will premiere later next year on BBC America.

[11/19/14 - 12:32 PM]
First-Look: Season Two of "Salem" Returning to WGN America to April
Get your first tease of the new season, due in April on the network.

[11/19/14 - 12:00 PM]
First-Look Image for BBC America's New Original Drama Series "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell" Released
The series is based on The New York Times bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke and adapted by Peter Harness.