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[02/04/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 4
Updates include: Ryan Phillippe on track to lead ABC's "Secrets & Lies"; Linda Cardellini joins Netflix's KZK project; and Jake McDorman to star in ABC's "My Thoughts Exactly."

[02/04/14 - 11:00 PM]
"The Biggest Loser" Wins $250,000 in Live NBC Finale
The Peacock details said winner as well as the winner of the $100,000 "at home" prize among eliminated contestants.

[02/04/14 - 03:46 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Returns to Discovery with All New Supersized Episodes on March 16
Plus: look for the new talk show "Discovery After Dark" to follow said installments on Sunday nights at 10:15/9:15c.

[02/04/14 - 02:38 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Comedies Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Bitten," Discovery's "The Devils Ride" and FX's "Chozen."

[02/04/14 - 01:08 PM]
HBO Has Confirmed the Debut Date for "Billy Crystal 700 Sundays," with the Special Slated to Premiere Saturday, April 19
The exclusive presentation is an original two-act play in which Crystal plays numerous characters who have influenced who he is today.

[02/04/14 - 01:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Inaugural "Kitten Bowl" Draws 3.2 Million Unduplicated Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 2.

[02/04/14 - 12:58 PM]
NBC Olympics Offers Innovative Temporary Pass to View Live Streaming Content Via NBCOlympics.com & NBC Sports Live Extra App for Sochi Games
Unverified viewers will be given a one-time 30-minute temporary pass the first time live-streaming content is accessed.

[02/04/14 - 12:55 PM]
Star Packed Line-Up Coming To The 9th Annual 2014 South Beach Comedy Festival April 1 - 6, 2014
W. Kamau Bell, Mike Epps, Chelsea Handler, Chris Hardwick, Joe Rogan and Nick Swardson are among the featured performers.

[02/04/14 - 12:38 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Super Bowl XLVIII" Triumphs for FOX
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl X," Showtime's "Shameless" and Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen."

[02/04/14 - 12:33 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "48 Hours" Tops Viewers, College Basketball Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Black Sails," Spike TV's "Thrift Hunters" and Lifetime's "The Gabby Douglas Story."

[02/04/14 - 12:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Continue Their Reigns
Plus: numbers for TNT's "APB with Troy Dunn," Spike TV's "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty" and Syfy's "Helix."

[02/04/14 - 12:22 PM]
ABC Family Is January's Most-Tweeted Cable TV Network; "Pretty Little Liars" Stands as the #1 Most-Tweeted TV Series
ABC Family spins the digital numbers for the month of January.

[02/04/14 - 11:53 AM]
Disney Channel Dominates TV's Total Day Landscape for the 136th Consecutive Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 3.

[02/04/14 - 11:44 AM]
"48 Hours: Death at Soho House" Is Saturday Night's #1 Program in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 1.

[02/04/14 - 11:31 AM]
"Game of Stones" Premieres on Discovery Channel Friday, February 28 at 10 PM ET/PT
The newcomer follows Don Kogen, who specializes in rare stones from the most dangerous and lawless places on earth, racing the clock to be the first to each new find, always staying one step ahead of the competition.

[02/04/14 - 11:21 AM]
FOX Scores Touchdown with "Super Bowl XLVIII," Propelling Network Into First Place for the Season Across All Demos
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 11:20 AM]
GSN Announces Rebecca Romijn as Host of New Original Series "Skin Wars"
She'll be joined by legendary entertainer RuPaul and body painting rock stars Craig Tracy and Robin Slonina as judges when the series premieres this summer.

[02/04/14 - 11:16 AM]
CBS Series Also Have a Super Week as Seven Programs Hit Viewer Milestones
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 11:08 AM]
Super Bowl XLVIII Audience & Rating Rise
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 2.

[02/04/14 - 11:06 AM]
First "Blacklist" to Air Without a "Voice" Lead-In Jumps 76% in L+7 Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[02/04/14 - 11:03 AM]
MTV Announces Its New Thursday Night Line-Up Beginning This Thursday, February 6 Starting at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
"Ridiculousness" will still lead off the night at 10:00/9:00c, now followed by "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" and "Jerks with Cameras."

[02/04/14 - 10:58 AM]
Men's College Hoops: Syracuse-Duke ESPN's Third Most-Viewed Regular-Season Game
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 1.

[02/04/14 - 10:53 AM]
NBC Olympics Content Now Available Anywhere Via Two Apps for Smartphones and Tablets
A completely re-designed NBC Sports Live Extra app and a new NBC Olympics Highlights and Results app - both enabled by Adobe - will further enhance viewing and maximize consumption of the Winter Olympics.

[02/04/14 - 10:47 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Featuring the Original Song "This Time," Performed by Connie Britton and Charles Esten
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and featured on this week's all-new episode of "Nashville," airing Wednesday, February 5.

[02/04/14 - 10:33 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Improves by 9% to Deliver Best-Since-Premiere Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 10:28 AM]
Celebrity Cruises Sets Sail with Bravo Media's Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "Top Chef"
Celebrity will launch four cruises featuring former "Top Chef" contestants departing July 27, August 15, September 19 and November 15.

[02/04/14 - 10:08 AM]
NBC Is Up vs. the Same Week Last Year by 8% in 18-49, Up 23% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 10:03 AM]
TBS and Marlon Wayans Prepare to Put Comics Through the Wringer In New Competition Series "Funniest Wins" (working title)
In the series, Wayans - along with some of his comedian friends and family members - will set out to find the funniest multi-talented comedian out there today.

[02/04/14 - 09:52 AM]
Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl X" Claims Total Victory with a Record 13.5 Million Viewers
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 2.

[02/04/14 - 09:39 AM]
"Millionaire" Spikes 14% to a New Season High in Homes and Ties Its Top Rating in Nearly 1 Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[02/04/14 - 09:28 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Up Week to Week and Beats "Ellen" for the 2nd Week in a Row
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[02/04/14 - 09:25 AM]
Monday's "Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Show's Highest-Rated Single-Day Telecast in Over 2 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 09:01 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Wednesday, February 5
Look for Sterling Knight and Tahj Mowry up at @SterlingKnight and @tahjmowry during their respective telecasts.

[02/04/14 - 08:50 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of Its Hit Comedy Series, "Dog with a Blog"
Season to date, "Dog With A Blog" is TV's #1 telecast on Fridays at 8:30 p.m. among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14.

[02/04/14 - 08:49 AM]
Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr., Aunjanue Ellis and Lyriq Bent Set to Star in "The Book of Negroes" from Conquering Lion Pictures, Out of Africa Entertainment and Entertainment One Television
The show is slated to air on CBC in Canada and BET Networks in the US.

[02/04/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Matches Its Series Record in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins Monday/"Bachelor" Builds to Best-Since Premiere Rating/"Castle" Wins with Its Top Numbers Since November
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "How I Met Your Mother" Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
Plus: ABC's "The Bachelor" and "Castle" are the only series up week-to-week and year-to-year.

[02/04/14 - 08:00 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Hit Series "Diggers" Returns as Metal Detectorists KG and Ringy Travel the Country in Search of Historical Artifacts
Look for back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c beginning Tuesday, February 25.

[02/04/14 - 08:00 AM]
E! Set to Deliver the Network's Unique Pop Culture Perspective on the Exciting Festivities in Sochi This Winter
E! News anchor Terrence Jenkins, co-host Jason Kennedy and correspondent Ali Fedotowsky will be reporting from Sochi both on-air and at Eonline on all the excitement surrounding Sochi as it hosts the Winter Games.

[02/04/14 - 07:47 AM]
OneRepublic and Dierks Bentley Team for an All-New Installment of "CMT Crossroads"
In the special, due in mid-March, OneRepublic and Bentley will meet and collaborate for the first time on the "CMT Crossroads" stage in Nashville.

[02/04/14 - 07:39 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Musician, Producer and Songwriter Nile Rodgers Joins the Eclectic and Informative Panel of Music and Pop-Culture Experts to Appear on the First CBS News Live Experiences Event, "50 Years: The Beatles"
Anthony Mason, CBS News Senior Business Correspondent and Anchor of "CBS This Morning: Saturday," will host the live event and conduct a symposium with the attendees.

[02/04/14 - 07:24 AM]
Last Night's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Equals Its Highest Overnight Rating in 15 Months
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 07:17 AM]
Nicktoons Rolls Out Season Two of Skateboard Pro Rob Dyrdek's Animated Comedy Series, "Wild Grinders," Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 8:30 P.M. (ET)
Guest voices this season include Ryan Sheckler, Nyjah Huston, Chris Cole and Paul Rodriguez.

[02/04/14 - 07:10 AM]
Bounce TV Kicks-Off 2014 with Best Performance in Its History, Reinforces Position as #2 African American TV Network
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/04/14 - 06:08 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to its Portfolio of Animation, Kids and Young Adult Networks
As a result, Adult Swim will expand its programming hours to 8 p.m. Monday-Sunday starting March 31.

[02/04/14 - 05:31 AM]
Pharrell Williams to Perform on the Oscars(R)
"Happy," which Williams wrote and produced for "Despicable Me 2," is nominated for Original Song.

[02/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 3
Updates include: Scott Bakula, CCH Pounder to lead latest "NCIS" spin-off; Ken Marino to "Marry Me" for NBC; and Jack Davenport boards ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[02/03/14 - 03:32 PM]
TV Land Picks Up Original Sitcom "The Exes" for Fourth Season
Season four, featuring 12 new episodes, will debut this summer.

[02/03/14 - 03:16 PM]
Super Bowl XLVIII on FOX Is Most-Viewed Live Stream Ever for Single Sports Event
FOX Sports spins the digital numbers for Sunday, February 2.







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[07/30/14 - 01:05 PM]
American Heroes Channel New Original Series "Hardcore Heroes" Showcases Extraordinary Feats by Everyday People
Premiering Wednesday, August 6, this action-packed series follows these courageous fighters as they battle the elements, save hundreds of lives, and ultimately, change the course of history forever.

[07/30/14 - 12:45 PM]
ESPN's Dan Shulman, John Kruk to Call "Sunday Night Baseball" atop Green Monster at Fenway Park Aug 3
The duo will be joined by ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney who will provide reports from the field.

[07/30/14 - 12:38 PM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Fourth Season with Crews Battling Against Extreme Conditions and Each Other for the Ultimate Payout
The series returns Friday, August 22 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/30/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT Renews Real-Life Crime Series "Cold Justice" for Third Season
Season three is slated for early 2015 and will feature both new states and types of cases never seen on the show before.

[07/30/14 - 10:51 AM]
Paramount Digital Entertainment Announces New Original Comedy Series "Resident Advisors" Produced by Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman
The series will star Ryan Hansen, Jamie Chung, Alison Rich, Andrew Bachelor, Graham Rogers and features Anna Camp.

[07/30/14 - 10:30 AM]
LMN Premieres the Second Season of the Original Series "Ghost Inside My Child" Saturday, August 16 at 9PM ET
The series features stories of children who claim to have lived before, often having died violently in a past life, and whose parents struggle to make sense of their child's memories of a former life.

[07/30/14 - 09:59 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Guest Star on the Hub Network's "Kid President(R): Declaration of Awesome" Discussing the Importance of Healthy Eating and Exercise, Airing August 9
The episode also includes celebrity appearances by Christina Applegate, Reggie Watts, Carrie Brownstein and the PS22 Chorus from New York.

[07/30/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Squidbillies" and "Mr. Pickles" Debut September 21st on Adult Swim!
These two series are guaranteed to leave you loving Sunday night and hating Monday morning even more than you already do!

[07/30/14 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart," Exploring the Role of the Media in the First Murder Trial Televised Gavel-to-Gavel, Debuts Aug. 18 on HBO
An official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, the project explores how the media coverage of the case may have influenced the trial and sentencing.

[07/30/14 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock doubles second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[07/30/14 - 08:17 AM]
"Baseball Tonight": Trade Deadline Special Airs Thursday
ESPN.com's MLB trade deadline content will be headlined by Rumor Central and a live, interactive chat with ESPN Insiders beginning at 10 a.m. and running through 5 p.m.

[07/30/14 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Unscripted Series Grow - "Extreme Weight Loss" Ties a 2-Month High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 07:58 AM]
NBCSN Is TV's Fastest Growing Sports Network Since Debut of Premier League on August 17, 2013
NBCSN spins the numbers for the past 50 weeks to date.

[07/30/14 - 07:37 AM]
Giants and Bills Kick Off Preseason in NFL/Hall of Fame Game on "Sunday Night Football" This Sunday at 8 PM ET
Sunday night's telecast will also feature live interviews with members of the NFL Hall of Fame's Class of 2014.