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[12/01/14 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 1
Updates include: Lauren Graham to star in "Kate on Later" for NBC; Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam Carey first cast in "The Walking Dead" spin-off; and January Jones, Kristen Schaal to visit FOX's "The Last Man on Earth."

[12/01/14 - 05:30 PM]
"The Voice" Hits 20 Million iTunes Downloads Since First Season
The show's eclectic performances ranges from original material to staples of country, pop and rock, among other musical genres.

[12/01/14 - 04:18 PM]
Disney Channel's "Sofia The First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" Delivers 4.7 Million Total Viewers, Becoming the #1 Primetime Telecast Year to Date in Key Preschoolers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[12/01/14 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Is Up in November with Viewers and the Only Net Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[12/01/14 - 01:58 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Premiere of "Christmas Under Wraps" Succeeds As This Year's #1 HH Rated Original Movie Premiere on All of Cable
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 29 and Sunday, November 30.

[12/01/14 - 01:10 PM]
"Little Women: LA" Is Back for Season 2, Premiering January 1
After the launch, the Lifetime series will move to its regular day and time period of Wednesday, January 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/01/14 - 01:08 PM]
Record Ratings for "The Walking Dead's" Mid-Season Finale
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 30.

[12/01/14 - 12:47 PM]
CBS Extends "The McCarthys" by Two Episodes
The news comes on the heels of last month's script order, bringing its season total to 15 episodes.

[12/01/14 - 12:31 PM]
"Parks and Recreation" to Begin Landmark Farewell Season on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 8 P.M.
Back-to-back episodes will continue each week until the hourlong series finale on Tuesday, February 24.

[12/01/14 - 12:23 PM]
AMC Rings in the New Year with Marathons of the Award-Winning Series "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead"
The former run is designed as a build up to the "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" in February.

[12/01/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2015," An Interactive Countdown Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Katharine McPhee, To Be Broadcast Monday, Jan. 26
The one-hour special will air at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[12/01/14 - 11:45 AM]
Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams and Beyonce Win Big at Soul Train Awards 2014 Airing on Centric and BET November 30, This Year's Show Honors Funk Band Kool and the Gang with The Legend Award
This year's event featured show-stopping performances by Chris Brown, Jodeci, Nico & Vinz, Tinashe, Lil' Kim, Missy Elliott and Da Brat.

[12/01/14 - 11:27 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Nov. 17-21
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 17-21.

[12/01/14 - 11:16 AM]
Rudolph Is Saluted by His Fellow CBS Stars in a Network On-Air Campaign Celebrating the Holidays and the 50th Anniversary of the Classic Special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
These holiday spots, which launched on Thanksgiving and will run through the end of December, feature an array of CBS stars congratulating their four-legged network peer on his impressive milestone.

[12/01/14 - 10:57 AM]
E! Names Kathy Griffin New Host of "Fashion Police"
Joining Griffin will be Kelly Osbourne and Giuliana Rancic, who return to the panel along with a new face: celebrity stylist and television personality Brad Goreski.

[12/01/14 - 10:48 AM]
Starz Developing "Storyville" with Colin Callender's Playground Entertainment
The project is set in New Orleans during the turn of the 20th century where prostitution was decriminalized and an exceedingly vibrant, hedonistic, celebratory subculture emerged and fueled the birth of jazz.

[12/01/14 - 10:46 AM]
Al Roker and Hoda Kotb Ring in the New Year Hosting NBC's Live Coverage of the "126th Rose Parade" on January 1, 2015
This will be Roker's eighteenth year hosting the popular annual event, and the second year for Kotb.

[12/01/14 - 10:25 AM]
Investigation Discovery Presents "The Joe Show" - A Film Premiere That Grants Unprecedented Access to America's Most Controversial Sheriff, Joe Arpaio
The documentary premieres Sunday, December 14 at 5:00/4:00c on the cable channel.

[12/01/14 - 10:15 AM]
Reba to Receive Nash Icon Award at the First-Ever "American Country Countdown Awards" Live Monday, December 15, on FOX
Having become a household name because of her success in music, television, film, theater and retail, Reba is often hailed as the "Queen of Country Music."

[12/01/14 - 09:24 AM]
It's the Most Wonderful Time of Year - National Geographic Channels Holiday Marathons Are Here!
From claws to jaws, brains to chains, holidays with Nat Geo on your TV set you won't soon regret.

[12/01/14 - 09:16 AM]
Mariah Carey, Prince Royce, Darius Rucker & The Rockettes Added to NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Special Airing Wednesday, Dec. 3
They'll join the previously announced Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Cyndi Lauper featuring Billy Porter, Seth MacFarlane featuring Sara Bareilles, Idina Menzel, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood.

[12/01/14 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Teaser for the Return of "Outlander"
The second half of season one kicks off Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[12/01/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to a New Season High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 17-21.

[12/01/14 - 08:28 AM]
Animal Planet Offers a December to Remember with Holiday-Stuffed Episodes During Its Annual "Holiday Best Fest"
Beginning Monday, December 15 and continuing through Wednesday, December 31, Animal Planet kicks off a 17-day celebration, thanking its viewers by stuffing their stockings with seasonal-themed episodes of fan-favorite series.

[12/01/14 - 08:26 AM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Presents "The Border Kids" Premiering Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
"Everyone in the U.S., or their ancestors, came here from someplace else," says Ellerbee. "We are indeed a nation of immigrants."

[12/01/14 - 08:19 AM]
Netflix Announces "House of Cards" Season Three Premiere Date
The service's flagship series returns Friday, February 27.

[12/01/14 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Gives Big Boost to NBC, CBS
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/01/14 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Is Up Year to Year as Sunday's Top Entertainment Broadcast
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 30.

[12/01/14 - 08:08 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 for the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 30.

[12/01/14 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Stars of TBS's "Ground Floor" Deliver Special Holiday Greeting
Check out co-stars Skylar Astin and Briga Heelan as they sing "Baby It's Cold Outside."

[12/01/14 - 07:34 AM]
Daphne Brogdon Serves Up Delicious Recipes and Laughs on New Food Network Series "Daphne Dishes"
The newcomer launches Sunday, January 4 at 12pm ET/PT on the cable channel.

[12/01/14 - 07:04 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Highlighted by New England-Green Bay Equals as Highest-Rated NFL Game of Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 30.

[12/01/14 - 06:57 AM]
Syfy Celebrates the Holiday Season with 20th Annual New Year's Eve "The Twilight Zone" Marathon
Plus: look for the original movie "Christmas Icetastrophe" on Saturday, December 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/01/14 - 06:51 AM]
ION Television Will "Get Wrapped Up" This Holiday Season with Coalition for the Homeless Partnership
Both events will take place tomorrow, December 2, and lead up to the premiere of "Merry Ex-Mas," one of five all-new original holiday movies from ION Television in 2014.

[12/01/14 - 06:17 AM]
Idris Elba to Take on World's Toughest Racing Challenges for Discovery Channel
Idris will immerse himself in rally driving, street racing, aerobatics and power boating to master not only the discipline of racing, but also the engineering, science and history behind it.

[11/30/14 - 08:59 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "48 Hours," Holiday Specials
The Eye's veteran newsmagazine is the most-watched program last night.

[11/30/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores Its Highest Rating in Metered-Market Households for a Rebroadcast Since April 19
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 29.

[11/29/14 - 09:04 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 28.

[11/29/14 - 08:48 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
The Peacock's "Dateline NBC" leads the night in both categories.

[11/28/14 - 04:08 PM]
El Rey Network Shutters Planned Second Season of "Matador"
Originally renewed back in July, a sophomore run for the Gabriel Luna-led drama proved cost prohibitive for the fledging network.

[11/28/14 - 10:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Cooks Up Thanksgiving Victory for NBC
A special Thursday edition of "Sunday Night Football" leads the night for the Peacock.

[11/28/14 - 09:46 AM]
The 2014 "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade," Hosted by Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker of NBC's "Today," Retains 90% of Last Year's Record 25.2 million Viewers
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 27.

[11/28/14 - 08:25 AM]
Seahawks-49ers Delivers the Best-Ever Rating for Thanksgiving Primetime Game in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 26 and Thursday, November 27.

[11/28/14 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Closes November Sweeps on Top
The Eye's "Criminal Minds" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/28/14 - 07:59 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Thanksgiving Day Game Rates as Highest in 16 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 27.

[11/27/14 - 12:01 AM]
Video: Trailer of NBC's Highly Anticipated Series "A.D." from Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett
The limited series launches Easter Sunday, April 5 on the Peacock.

[11/26/14 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 26
Updates include: Nonso Anozie joins "Zoo" at CBS; Joe Bastianich to depart FOX's "MasterChef" franchise; and Bex Taylor-Klaus to return to The CW's "Arrow."

[11/26/14 - 06:06 PM]
FOX Caps "Red Band Society" at 13 Episodes
Next Wednesday marks the show's fall finale while a return date for the three remaining episodes has yet to be announced.

[11/26/14 - 04:17 PM]
BET Networks' Series Debut of "Nellyville" Starring Hip-Hop Artist Nelly Delivers One Million Total Viewers for Its Series Premiere
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 25.

[11/26/14 - 11:15 AM]
Watch a Sneak Peek at a Special Bite-Sized "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Airing Thanksgiving, After the Football Game, on FOX
Said installment, guest starring Eva Longoria, then airs in full on Sunday, November 30 at 8:30/7:30c.

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[03/23/18 - 01:06 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Aaron Hernandez Uncovered" Becomes Highest Rated True Crime Program in Network History with 1.05 Million Total Viewers
Oxygen further spins the numbers for Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18.

[03/23/18 - 11:26 AM]
New Season, New Way to Watch "Wheeler Dealers" - See It First on MotorTrend.com and the Motor Trend App
Starting Wednesday, April 4 audiences can catch the premiere on MotorTend.com and the Motor Trend app one week before it debuts on Velocity Wednesday, April 11.

[03/23/18 - 10:40 AM]
Reggie Watts Is the "Taskmaster!" Comedy Central Game Show Series Premieres Friday, April 27 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT with Two Back-to-Back Episodes
The series, whose format originated in the U.K., requires individuals to use ingenuity and creativity to complete unusual challenges.

[03/23/18 - 09:16 AM]
FremantleMedia North America Set to Bring World's Largest Population of Superheroes and Supervillains to Television in New "Astro City" Series
The live action drama series is being produced by FremantleMedia North America, with its pilot episode being written by Kurt Busiek and Rick Alexander.

[03/23/18 - 09:13 AM]
"Fahrenheit 451" Debuts Saturday, May 19 on HBO
The drama is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books.

[03/23/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Unveils the Full Trailer for Season Two of "I'm Dying Up Here"
The series takes viewers behind the curtain of the comedy scene that birthed the careers of legends such as Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and David Letterman, showing there's truly no such thing as an easy laugh.

[03/23/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NCAA Hold Off Push from ABC, NBC
The Peacock's "Chicago Fire" edges the Alphabet's "Station 19" in the firefighter drama showdown.

[03/23/18 - 06:32 AM]
HBO Launches "Silicon Valley: Inside the Hacker Hostel" Virtual Reality on HTC's Viveport, March 25
The captivating, interactive VR experience will provide one-on-one encounters with Richard (Thomas Middleditch), Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani), Gilfoyle (Martin Starr), Big Head (Josh Brener) and Jian-Yang (Jimmy O. Yang).

[03/22/18 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 22
Updates include: Neil Flynn bound for "Abby's" at NBC; Lilla Crawford, Will Kindrachuk snag roles on Bobby Bowman's ABC pilot; and Kearran Giovanni tapped for NBC's "Suspicion."

[03/22/18 - 12:09 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Reveals the Inside Story and Untold Events of a Deadly American Tragedy in "Waco: The Longest Siege"
The film provides an intimate portrait of a young Vernon Howell (later renamed David Koresh) and his Branch Davidian followers, who came from around the globe to join the Pied Piper-like figure.

[03/22/18 - 10:35 AM]
Video: "Pose" - Peek Teaser - FX
"Pose," FX's new original series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, premieres this summer.

[03/22/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Viceland Premeries Trailer for New Series "My House" About NYC Queer Ballroom Scene
"My House" is an insider's guide to New York City's hyper-competitive underground queer ballroom scene.

[03/22/18 - 10:05 AM]
CMT Elevates Morgan Selzer to Senior Vice President of Program Development
"Morgan is a seasoned and savvy development executive who crafts compelling stories across multiple formats and genres," said Keith Cox.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
All-New Two-Hour Special "Meghan Markle: An American Princess" to Air Friday, May 11, on FOX
The two-hour event will focus on Markle's life and potential legacy as the first American to marry into the British royal family since 1937.

[03/22/18 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates for 2017-2018
"Scorpion" will now kick off said finales on Monday, April 16.