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[01/23/14 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 23
Updates include: Jane Kaczmarek to star in FOX's "Here's Your Damn Family"; Michael J. Weithorn lands six-episode order at FOX for "Weird Loners"; and nine more scripts get pilot commitments.

[01/23/14 - 03:34 PM]
CBS Reveals Guest Cast for the 200th Episode of "Criminal Minds," Airing Wednesday, February 5 on CBS
Find out which faces - old and new - will drop by the show's milestone installment (SPOILERS!).

[01/23/14 - 03:25 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "American Idol" Holds Onto Top Spot
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Wahlburgers," Comedy Central's "Broad City" and Discovery's "Klondike."

[01/23/14 - 02:50 PM]
FOX Challenges Participants to Create a Perfect "Utopia," in Bold New Unscripted Social Experiment
The new unscripted series moves a group of everyday people to an isolated, undeveloped location - for an entire year - and challenges them to create their own civilization.

[01/23/14 - 02:46 PM]
"Hot in Cleveland" Gets Animated
Animation Studio Titmouse, Inc. will create the art for the episode, which will be part of the fifth season of the series.

[01/23/14 - 02:45 PM]
TV Land Announces One-Hour Sitcom Event on March 26th When "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man" Premiere with Live Episodes
"We shoot in front of a live studio audience every week, but nothing is more exciting than working without a net," said Larry W. Jones.

[01/23/14 - 12:51 PM]
Video: WGN America's "Salem" First Trailer
The series - starring Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel and Ashley Madekwe - premieres on Sunday, April 20.

[01/23/14 - 12:50 PM]
New Season of "Gigolos" to Premiere Tonight on Showtime(R)
The 10-episode unscripted series premiere catches us up with the guys' most recent dates and sexcapades in Vegas.

[01/23/14 - 12:45 PM]
ESPN at Super Bowl XLVIII - More Than 115 Hours of TV and Radio from NYC
ESPN's main set is located at Herald Square on 34th and Broadway - in front of Macy's department store, and a majority of the Super Bowl week programming will originate from there.

[01/23/14 - 12:21 PM]
"The Originals" and "Supernatural" Pair for The CW's Most Watched Tuesday in More Than Five Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 21.

[01/23/14 - 12:10 PM]
HBO Cancels "Family Tree," "Hello Ladies"; Eyes "Getting On" Renewal
The Stephen Merchant-led "Hello Ladies" however will return with a wrap-up special.

[01/23/14 - 11:47 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Video Tease of Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's "Power"
The series, from writer Courtney Kemp Agboh, premieres this summer on the pay channel.

[01/23/14 - 11:47 AM]
Warren Buffett's "Secret Millionaires Club" from Genius Brands International Returns with All-New Episodes on The Hub Network
Look for two new episodes on January 26 and February 16, both at 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT.

[01/23/14 - 11:29 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Chicago Fire," "Biggest Loser" Top List of Originals
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Opposite Worlds," Oxygen's "Bad Girls All Star Battle" and Lifetime's "Kim of Queens."

[01/23/14 - 11:27 AM]
ESPN Networks to Present Ninth Consecutive Year of Live Comprehensive National Signing Day Coverage February 5
ESPNU will present an 11-hour ESPNU National Signing Day Special providing analysis from recruiting and college experts, reporters on college campuses, and top recruits announcing their decisions live.

[01/23/14 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Is TV's #1 Telecast in Women 18-34 at 8 O'Clock for Its 17th Original Telecast
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 21.

[01/23/14 - 11:13 AM]
"Transporter The Series" Coming to TNT in Fall 2014
TNT will air the first and second seasons of the series, which will make its U.S. television debut on the network in fall 2014.

[01/23/14 - 11:13 AM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel's "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" Premieres to Record Ratings
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Monday, January 20.

[01/23/14 - 10:56 AM]
MTV's "Teen Mom 2" Season 5 Premiere Is Tuesday's #1 Program Across All TV with P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 21.

[01/23/14 - 10:55 AM]
E! Announces Season Two Premiere of Hit Pop Culture Talk Show "Hello Ross" on Friday, February 21 at 10:00PM
"In season one of 'Hello Ross!' I did the conga with Gloria Estefan, made out with Mel B and fed Gwyneth Paltrow my Nana's famous cheesy potatoes. I can't wait to see what I can get away with in season two," said Ross Mathews.

[01/23/14 - 10:50 AM]
FOX News Channel's Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama During FOX Super Bowl Sunday Pregame Show
Following the live interview, O'Reilly will conduct an additional taped portion with President Obama that will be presented on Monday, February 3 on FNC's "The O'Reilly Factor."

[01/23/14 - 10:32 AM]
"The Haves and the Have Nots" Continues to Grow Posting Record 2.8 Million Total Viewers Tuesday Night Marking Series High on OWN
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 21.

[01/23/14 - 10:14 AM]
FOX Announces 2013-14 "FOX Writers Intensive" Finalists
FWI is the company's advanced writer's platform designed to nurture experienced writers who have diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences.

[01/23/14 - 10:01 AM]
New Syndicated Court Show Created by Judge Judy Sheindlin Is a Go for Fall 2014
"Hot Bench" adds a new dimension to the court genre, with a panel of three judges hearing court cases, arguing the merits of the case amongst themselves and rendering a verdict.

[01/23/14 - 09:51 AM]
Federer-Nadal #33 Tonight in Australian Open Semifinal - Women's, Men's Championships This Weekend
The match - also live on WatchESPN and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes - will receive an encore presentation on ESPN2 on Friday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m.

[01/23/14 - 09:46 AM]
New Unscripted Series "Celebrity Home Raiders" Premieres March 6 on Lifetime
Kit Hoover hosts the series, in which celebrities search through their belongings for beloved treasures to be auctioned off, with proceeds benefiting a charity of each celebrity's choice.

[01/23/14 - 09:23 AM]
Athletes, Actors and Comedians, Oh My! Celebrities Gear Up for First Ever "Chopped Tournament of Stars"
The five-part competition series, hosted by Ted Allen, premieres Sunday, March 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/23/14 - 09:20 AM]
Syfy Scheduling Alert - "Lost Girl" and "Bitten" - Time Changes Starting Monday, January 27
Newcomer "Bitten" will now lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by "Being Human" and "Lost Girl."

[01/23/14 - 09:02 AM]
21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Honoring 2014's Outstanding Performances Will be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 25, 2015
Timing for the 21st Annual SAG Awards nominations announcement and the full calendar of key dates for the 21st Annual SAG Awards will be announced in the coming months.

[01/23/14 - 08:48 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series Follows Car Collectors Looking for Rare Vehicles in World's Deadliest Places
"Chrome Underground" premieres Tuesday, February 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[01/23/14 - 08:47 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Ties for #1 in the 10 p.m. Hour in Adults 18-49 and Ranks #1 Outright in Adults, Men and Women 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[01/23/14 - 08:38 AM]
One-Time-Only Saturday Debuts for "Girls" and "Looking" Feb. 1
Both episodes can also be seen the next day, Sunday, February 2, in their usual time slots.

[01/23/14 - 08:34 AM]
The 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards, Celebrating Kids and Families' Favorite Music, to Be Held Saturday, April 26 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
The music awards show will be presented as a one-hour TV special "Disney Channel Presents the Radio Disney Music Awards" on Sunday, April 27.

[01/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
All 5 of ABC's Wednesday Series Grow in Adults 18-49 - "Modern" and "Middle" Are the Top 2 Scripted Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[01/23/14 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Continues Its Reign for FOX
Said installment however is down over 25% among adults 18-49 from a year ago.

[01/23/14 - 08:22 AM]
"Breath of Freedom" - Two-Hour Special Narrated by Cuba Gooding, Jr. Premieres Monday, February 17 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
Featuring interviews with former Secretary of State General Colin Powell and Congressman John Lewis, this is the remarkable story of how World War II and its aftermath played a huge role in the Civil Rights Movement.

[01/23/14 - 08:16 AM]
Premiere of "SWV Reunited" - WE tv's Newest Original Series - Delivers More Than 1.2 Million Total Viewers
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, January 16.

[01/23/14 - 08:14 AM]
Sundance Channel Explores Celebrities' Influence in the Third of Four All-New Specials Hosted by Fashion Expert Joe Zee
"Revealing: Celebutante" premieres Wednesday, February 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/23/14 - 07:28 AM]
Oxygen Premieres "Celebrities Undercover" with Wendy Williams & Kim Kardashian on Tuesday, March 18 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The series, formerly known as "Secret Celebrity," will also feature T-Pain, Fantasia, Joey Fatone, Lil' Kim, Chili, Anthony Anderson, Jaleel White, Adrienne Bailon, Ice-T and Coco.

[01/23/14 - 06:43 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Surround Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XLVIII with Robust Programming Across Broadcast, Cable, Digital and Radio Platforms
Live coverage of the Pro Bowl begins Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.

[01/22/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 22
Updates include: David O. Russell, Susannah Grant land series order at ABC; Jaimie Alexander, Lina Esco to be "Open" for HBO; and Ann Peacock to pen CBS mini-series "The Dovekeepers."

[01/22/14 - 05:33 PM]
Jeffrey Tambor To Reunite with Will Arnett on CBS's "The Millers"
In the episode, Nathan (Arnett) and Ray (J.B. Smoove) pitch their station owner, Ed Dolan (Tambor), a Saturday morning kids program inspired by Tom's (Beau Bridges) imagination.

[01/22/14 - 04:35 PM]
Music from Grammy Award Nominees Tonight on "CSI"
Among those featured: Nine Inch Nails ("Find My Way"), Vampire Weekend ("Unbelievers") and Dave Grohl, Alain Johannes and Joshua Homme ("A Trick With No Sleeve").

[01/22/14 - 03:51 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Comedies Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for FX's "Chozen," E!'s "Rich Kids of Beverly Hills" and A&E's "Bad Ink."

[01/22/14 - 02:19 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Soars to Record Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 20.

[01/22/14 - 01:56 PM]
Syfy's "Opposite Worlds" Becomes Channel's Most-Watched Series Debut Among Women 18-34 Since 2008
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 21.

[01/22/14 - 01:26 PM]
FOX Scores with NFC Championship Game and Returns of "American Idol XIII" and "The Following"
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 13-19.

[01/22/14 - 01:21 PM]
CMT to Partner with Kicker Country Stampede for Exclusive Coverage of Four-Day Festival with Country's Biggest Superstars
Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Chris Young, Joe Nichols, Dustin Lynch, Thomas Rhett, Charlie Worsham, Tyler Farr, Joe Diffie, Jon Pardi, Sarah Darling, 6 Degrees West and Logan Mize are among the performers for the four-day festival.

[01/22/14 - 12:22 PM]
E! Goes Live from the Star Studded Red Carpet on Music's Biggest Night at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 26
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2014 Grammy Awards" on Monday, January 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/22/14 - 12:03 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFC Championship Delivers Nearly 56 Million Viewers
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Rich Kids of Beverly Hills," HBO's "True Detective" and Showtime's "House of Lies."







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.