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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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[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
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[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
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Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
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[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
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WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
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[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.