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[02/19/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 19
Updates include: Debra Messing to lead "The Mysteries of Laura" at NBC; Terrence Howard to run FOX's "Empire"; and Paget Brewster boards ABC's "Saint Francis."

[02/19/14 - 04:26 PM]
Bravo Media Orders First Scripted Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Lisa Edelstein, Janeane Garofalo and Beau Garrett star in the series, which has been picked up for 13 episodes.

[02/19/14 - 03:48 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Olympic Winter Games Power NBC to Top Spot
Plus: numbers for Cartoon Network's "Hall of Game Awards," Food Network's "Worst Cooks in America" and VH1's "Basketball Wives: LA."

[02/19/14 - 03:23 PM]
Video: Meet Sabine, the No-Nonsense Heroine from "Star Wars Rebels"
Sabine is unlike any Star Wars character - especially in her love for blowing things up and tagging her work with graffiti.

[02/19/14 - 03:14 PM]
USA-Czech Republic Men's Hockey Quarterfinal Most-Streamed Olympic Event & 2nd-Most Streamed Sports Event in NBC Sports Live Extra History
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 18.

[02/19/14 - 02:25 PM]
England's FA Cup Soccer Powers FOX Sports 2 to Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, February 16.

[02/19/14 - 12:41 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 140th-Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 12:29 PM]
TNT Tops the Ratings Charts Last Week, with Across-the-Board Rankings as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 12:24 PM]
Golf Channel Begins Celebration of Golf's Olympic Return at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday, February 24
The Rio Opening Ceremony will be Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, 893 days from Golf Channel's celebration on Monday.

[02/19/14 - 12:21 PM]
Starz Signs Acclaimed Filmmaker David Michod to Direct New Original Drama Series "Flesh and Bone"
The upcoming series follows a young ballet dancer with a distinctly troubled past, as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York.

[02/19/14 - 11:36 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for Week in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 11:22 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Trumps Winter Games in Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot," National Geographic Channel's "Wicked Tuna" and TLC's "90 Day Fiance."

[02/19/14 - 11:17 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Olympic Winter Games Continue Their Reign
Plus: numbers for TNT's "State Farm All-Star Saturday Night," Lifetime's "The Good Mistress" and Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures."

[02/19/14 - 11:13 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Highly Anticipated New Original Series from the Creative Force Behind "Touched by an Angel" Martha Williamson, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," Will Have Its World Premiere Sunday, April 20th
Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson star in the series, which also features appearances by Valerie Harper and Dick Van Dyke.

[02/19/14 - 11:10 AM]
Bravo Media's Titans of New York Real Estate and First Ladies of Medicine Return for New Seasons This April
"Million Dollar Listing New York" returns Wednesday, April 2 at 9:00/8:00c while "Married to Medicine" is back on Sunday, April 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Scores Its 2nd-Best Week in Households in Seven Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 3-7.

[02/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
More Medical Emergencies Put Staff to the Test in All-New Season of "Sydney ER"
The series premieres Friday, March 7 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery Fit & Health.

[02/19/14 - 10:56 AM]
Nickelodeon Introduces New Products in Activity Category at New York Toy Fair
Available this fall, the lineup includes an assortment of dough makers and shakers, magnetic playsets and Nickelodeon's popular GAK.

[02/19/14 - 10:55 AM]
Nickelodeon to Launch Dual-Language Preschool Learning Toys Featuring "Dora the Explorer"
Available nationwide this spring, the product line includes electronic learning toys and puzzles that can be played in either English or Spanish.

[02/19/14 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon and Playmates Toys Debut 2014 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Toy Line Extension
he rest of the lineup consists of a refresh of hits including action figures and vehicles, role play gear and plush.

[02/19/14 - 10:47 AM]
Nickelodeon and The Lego Group Build New, Action-Packed "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Adventures This Fall
Joining the wildly successful 2013 line, the new assortment includes the Karai Bike Escape, Turtle Sub Undersea Chase, Mutation Chamber Unleashed, T-Rawket Sky Strike and Shredder's Lair Rescue.

[02/19/14 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Scores Its Most Dominant Primetime Win for a Regular-Season Week in People Meter History
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 10:44 AM]
Superstar Dierks Bentley Invites Fans Into His World in the Personal Film "Dierks Bentley: Riser," Premiering Saturday, February 22 on CMT
The film documents the superstar's ups and downs following the death of his father through the birth of his first son, the story which inspired his upcoming seventh studio album.

[02/19/14 - 10:42 AM]
Nickelodeon Unveils Robust "SpongeBob SquarePants" Toy and Activity Lineup at New York Toy Fair 2014
The new line of products include plush, collectible figures and role play toys from master toy licensee, Just Play.

[02/19/14 - 10:34 AM]
Nickelodeon and "Peter Rabbit" Spring Into Action at the American International Toy Fair 2014 With Exciting New Toy Lineup in New York City
The robust lineup consists of unique and innovative products that span multiple categories including figures, playsets, role play, bath toys, specialty plush, games and activities.

[02/19/14 - 10:31 AM]
The Legacy of "Dallas" Continues with J.R. Ewing-Branded Bourbon, in Stores End of March 2014
The 4-year-old, 80-proof light amber-colored bourbon will initially launch in 14 states across the South and Midwest, with plans to expand nationally within a few months and internationally by the year's end.

[02/19/14 - 10:30 AM]
National Geographic Channel Presents Special Highlighting Pastor Jamie Coots of "Snake Salvation"
"Snake Salvation: They Shall Take Up Serpents," a compilation from the series, will premiere tomorrow, Thursday, February 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/19/14 - 10:28 AM]
Nickelodeon and Fisher-Price Announce 2014 Preschool Product Lineup Featuring "Dora the Explorer" and "Bubble Guppies" at the American International Toy Fair in New York City
Headlining the extensive roster will be innovative playsets, dolls, plush and battery operated ride-on vehicles.

[02/19/14 - 10:26 AM]
"Nancy & Tonya" Debuts Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7 PM ET/6 PM CT on NBC on 20th Anniversary of 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition
The documentary, featuring an exclusive sit-down with Nancy Kerrigan and a one-on-one interview with Tonya Harding, debuts immediately prior to the Closing Ceremony.

[02/19/14 - 10:03 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) to Premiere Three Music Docs in March Featuring Blondie, Amy Winehouse and Dr. John
Said trio will premiere on successive Fridays at 10:00/9:00c beginning March 7.

[02/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Unleashes "Mad Dog: Inside the Secret World of Muammar Gaddafi" - A Riveting Chronicle of the Libyan Dictator's Tyrannical Regime
The 90-minute documentary will premiere on Friday, April 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/14 - 09:41 AM]
For the Third Year, ABC Sales Takes Top Spot In MyersBizNet Survey of Advertisers and Agency Media Satisfaction
Out of eight broadcast networks, ABC Sales was named the top overall performer when averaging six categories evaluated by the organization.

[02/19/14 - 09:40 AM]
ABC Casting Initiative "Make Me a Star" Announces Winners
Cornelius Smith Jr. from Detroit, Michigan and Khalilah Joi Dubose from Hampton, Virginia are the winners of the Adults Contest.

[02/19/14 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Claims 7 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 09:36 AM]
"Treblinka: Hitler's Killing Machine" Premieres March 29 at 8:00 PM ET on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The special follows the quest to finally uncover clues that reveal the brutal mechanics behind an operation designed to murder people on a mass scale.

[02/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Millionaire" Is the Biggest Week-to-Week Gainer Among All Syndie Game Shows
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 3-7.

[02/19/14 - 08:58 AM]
Video: "Dallas" Season 3 Sneak Peek
The stars of "Dallas" give you a sneak peek into season three, premiering on Monday, February 24 on TNT.

[02/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX's "Idol" Special Can't Catch NBC's Olympics Coverage
The Peacock's Winter Games presentation however is down more than 27% from a week ago.

[02/19/14 - 08:33 AM]
TLC Premieres Second Season of "America's Worst Tattoos" on Thursday, March 27 at 10/9c
With expert artists Megan Massacre, Jeremy Swan, Tim Pangburn and Lisa Del Toro at the helm, no tattoo goes uncorrected.

[02/19/14 - 08:15 AM]
Emmy(R) Winner Wendell Pierce Joins the Second Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan"
Pierce will play Mr. Keith, a down on his luck parole officer who gets a payoff from Ray (Liev Schreiber).

[02/19/14 - 08:13 AM]
Jada Pinkett Smith Cast as Fish Mooney in FOX and Warner Bros Television's One-Hour Drama Project "Gotham"
A sadistic gangster boss and nightclub owner, Fish Mooney's got the street smarts and almost extra-sensory abilities to read people like an open book.

[02/19/14 - 08:13 AM]
Strap on Your Backpack and Get Set to Travel the Globe with BBC America's "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan" on March 25
Plus: look for the all-new two-part special, "24 Hours on Earth," beginning Tuesday, March 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/14 - 08:12 AM]
2014 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on ESPN is Most-Watched Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, February 14.

[02/19/14 - 08:03 AM]
TravelChannel.Com Announces Its Third Annual "Travel's Best: Beach Awards" for 2014
Plus, starting today through March 2, viewers are invited to cast their vote in a TravelChannel.com poll for their best overall beach.

[02/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
MTV's "Ultimate Fan Experience" to Give One Fan a Once-in-a-Lifetime VIP Experience with Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony and Cher Lloyd
Beginning today, fans can enter for a once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience where one lucky fan and a guest will jet off to Nashville and hang with Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony and Cher Lloyd during their current Neon Lights tour.

[02/19/14 - 07:53 AM]
CMT Launches New Casting Website
The site lives on the CMT.com site and can be easily accessed through the home page.

[02/19/14 - 07:05 AM]
Soledad O'Brien Joins National Geographic Channel Global Television Event "Live from Space"
The two-hour event bows Friday, March 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[02/19/14 - 07:00 AM]
NBC Olympics and USOC to Present Unprecedented Coverage of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
Look for 52 hours of coverage of the upcoming Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games across NBC and NBCSN including 27 hours of live coverage, beginning with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, March 7.

[02/19/14 - 06:56 AM]
Night Two of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Continues to Deliver Strong Sampling at the Show's Special Midnight Start Time
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, February 18.

[02/19/14 - 06:13 AM]
Logo TV to Debut First-Ever Mini-Series to Simultaneously Premiere Across Television, Web, Mobile and Social
Timed to the 20th anniversary of the Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding Olympic scandal, "Ice Queens" stars drag queens from Logo's hit series, "RuPaul's Drag Race."







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[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" Soars on FXX - Day 1 of 12-Day Marathon Delivers Record-Breaking Numbers for Nascent Channel
FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
2015 NASCAR Schedule to Be Announced Tuesday at 5 P.M. ET on Special Edition of "NASCAR America" on NBCSN
Host Rick Allen will be joined by NBC Sports Group NASCAR analysts Jeff Burton, Kyle Petty and Frank Stoddard to present the schedule and discuss the selected dates, tracks, and overall 2015 NASCAR calendar.

[08/22/14 - 12:38 PM]
Oscar-Winner Stephen Gaghan to Direct "White City" Pilot for AMC
The project is an adventure story set in the somewhat surreal ex-pat world of near-present Afghanistan, one of the most discussed and least understood places on earth.

[08/22/14 - 11:43 AM]
"Red Band Society" Fans Banded Together to Help FOX Raise $100,000 for Charity Partners and Unlock the Debut Episode
The "Pilot" episode is available now until Tuesday, August 26 at 5:00 PM ET on multiple platforms.

[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
A Special "Lost"-Themed Episode of "Phineas and Ferb" to Premiere Monday, September 29 on Disney XD
The episode, titled "Lost in Danville," also guest stars Jane Kaczmarek and Rob Morrow.

[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life Special Report: Healing in Ferguson" to Air Tuesday, August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on OWN
The special episode of the award-winning series follows ordained minister and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant on an emotional trip to Ferguson, Missouri.

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 24
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
Discovery Channel Explores the World of Automotive Auctions in All New Series "Highway to Sell"
Across America, neglected classic cars are waiting to be restored and make their way back onto the street.

[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother" to Top Spots
The Eye is the night's most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Season Closer Is Up 22% to Tie a Season High and Tops Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 07:32 AM]
BBC America and BBC One Announce New Drama Series "The Living and the Dead"
"We are as excited about this show as anything since 'Life on Mars' and 'Ashes to Ashes' - we want it to be moving, tender, sensual... and very, very scary," said Ashley Pharoah and Matthew Graham.

[08/22/14 - 07:15 AM]
Teams Compete to Drive Away with the Grand Prize on New Food Network Series "Food Truck Face Off"
Jesse Palmer hosts the 13-episode series, premiering Thursday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
GSN's Third Episode of Body-Painting Competition Show, "Skin Wars," Delivers Series-High Ratings
GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story", "Girlfriend Intervention", "Kim of Queens", and "Dance Moms: Abby's Studio Rescue"
The latter returns on Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.