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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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[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
FX Unleashes "The Strain Transformation" App
Fans can discover what will happen when an ancient parasitic plague enters their system and transforms them into a monstrous vampire.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Releases New Series of Vignettes Called "Single Shots"
The first episode, premiering today, is titled "Donuts" and includes scenes of various comedians including Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman and Brian Regan talking to Jerry about the popular fried dough confections.

[07/24/14 - 09:43 AM]
Nickelodeon and USAopoly Partner to Create Exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-Themed Monopoly(R) Games
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Edition allows fans of Nickelodeon's current TV show to vie for 22 popular locations found throughout the CG-animated series.

[07/24/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Puts NBC Back on Top
The Peacock's summer franchise expands originals to Wednesdays with a victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/24/14 - 07:47 AM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series "Party Down South" Earns Its Highest-Rated Episode Ever, Up Double Digits
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/24/14 - 07:47 AM]
CBS Sports to Broadcast Notre Dame vs. Navy in Prime Time on Saturday, November 1
The Notre Dame vs. Navy game caps off a college football tripleheader as the Network also will broadcast an SEC match-up featuring Florida vs. Georgia at 3:30 PM, ET.

[07/24/14 - 07:02 AM]
"Fashion Rocks(R)," A Live Concert Celebrating the Powerful Relationship Between Fashion and Music, Returns to CBS on Tuesday, Sept. 9
Afrojack, The Band Perry, Duran Duran, KISS, Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, Nico & Vinz, Rita Ora, Pitbull and Usher are among those slated to perform.

[07/24/14 - 06:29 AM]
Syfy and Philips Announce First Ever Transmedia Lighting Experience for "Sharknado" and "Sharknado 2" In-Home Screening
The Syfy Sync app will feature a specially designed "light track" - a visual soundtrack - that adds a heightened layer to the movie-watching experience.

[07/23/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 23
Next week, the competition continues when the Top 14 finalists compete once again for America and the judges, including guest judge Christina Applegate, who is back at the judging desk.

[07/23/14 - 06:07 PM]
Check Out the New Arsenal Costume on "Arrow"!
Roy Harper suits up as Arsenal this season, premiering Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[07/23/14 - 05:24 PM]
The CW Nixes "Seed," "Backpackers"; "Arrow" Repeats to Fill Monday Gap
As previously announced "America's Next Top Model" will assume the Monday, 9:00/8:00c beginning August 18.

[07/23/14 - 01:02 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Star Michelle Fairley Returns to TV in a Season-Long Arc on ABC's "Resurrection"
Fairley will recur as Margaret Langston, the formidable matriarch of the Langston clan.

[07/23/14 - 12:00 PM]
IDW Entertainment and UCP to Develop "Night Mary" as a Live-Action Series
John Pogue, who wrote and directed the recently released film, The Quiet Ones, has been tapped to write and direct the pilot.

[07/23/14 - 11:51 AM]
After Discovery's "Shark Week" Comes "Bark Week": A Week-Long Event Celebrating Man's Best Friend on the Hub Network, Starting August 17
The tail-wagging week will feature four popular series from Animal Planet: "America's Cutest," "It's Me or the Dog," "Bad Dog!" and "Too Cute!"

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
TLC Unveils New Brand Campaign and Tagline
The multi-million dollar campaign - "Everyone needs a little TLC." - is rolling out across the country in key media outlets.