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[12/04/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 4
Updates include: Cliff Curtis scores lead in AMC's "The Walking Dead" spin-off; Timm Sharp cast in Starz's "Blunt Talk"; and Melina Kanakaredes to visit "Hawaii Five-0" on CBS.

[12/04/14 - 05:47 PM]
FX Networks Statement Regarding Its Decision Not to Submit "Fargo" for the WGA Awards
Said the network: "The WGA does not recognize Fargo as a miniseries because Noah Hawley was accorded a 'Created for Television By' credit and said that Fargo could only be considered in the drama series category."

[12/04/14 - 02:42 PM]
Darren Criss Joins the Lineup of Featured Performers in "Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years"
Multi-talented entertainers and Broadways performers Toni Braxton, Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell join the roster of all-star talent sharing memories and anecdotes from the past two decades of Disney on Broadway.

[12/04/14 - 01:30 PM]
CBS's "The Dovekeepers" to Be Broadcast March 31 and April 1
Cote de Pablo, Rachel Brosnahan, Kathryn Prescott, Diego Boneta and Sam Neill star in the two night event.

[12/04/14 - 01:25 PM]
Bounce TV Posts Double-Digit Primetime Viewership Gains Among HHs, A18-49 & A25-54 in November
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/04/14 - 01:20 PM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Deal with Their Evolving Relationship, Children Leaving the Nest, Medical Issues and an Uncertain Future
The series will return for eight all new episodes kicking off with a super-sized two-hour winter season premiere on Sunday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/04/14 - 11:51 AM]
PBS Heats Up Sundays With the U.K.'s Smash-Hit Competition Series "The Great British Baking Show," Sundays, Starting December 28
Renowned British bakers Mary Berry, the U.K.'s "doyenne of baking" and a leading cookbook writer, and Paul Hollywood, one of Britain's top artisan bakers, serve as the series' judges.

[12/04/14 - 11:32 AM]
"Arrow" Soars to Series Highs with Part Two of the Epic "Flash" Crossover
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 3.

[12/04/14 - 11:27 AM]
Five Plus-Sized Ladies Look for Love on Lifetime(R)'s Dating Docusoap "Big Women: Big Love" Premiering New Year's Day
Beginning January 7, "Big Women: Big Love" will move to its regular day and time, Wednesday at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/04/14 - 11:17 AM]
Ovation Debuts Season Four of Its Original Series "The Art of" January 7
All new episodes premiere Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c, only on Ovation.

[12/04/14 - 10:50 AM]
TNT Orders Second Season of Hit Drama Series "Legends"
The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes for season 2, with plans to launch next year.

[12/04/14 - 10:34 AM]
Chris Soules Begins His Search for That One Special Woman When "The Bachelor" Premieres, Monday, January 5 on ABC
Soules, 33, a handsome, successful farmer from Arlington, Iowa, meets 30 potential soul mates as he begins his exciting search for true love.

[12/04/14 - 10:25 AM]
College Football: Record Audience for Iron Bowl Leads ESPN to its Most-Viewed Regular-Season Saturday
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 29.

[12/04/14 - 10:07 AM]
The Fifth Season of "Workaholics" Premieres Wednesday, January 14 at 10 p.m. Followed by the Season 2 Premiere of "Broad City" at 10:30!
Guest stars on the former this season include Curtis Armstrong, Tim Bagley, Jack Black, Dolph Lundgren, Jerry O'Connell, Alan Ritchson, Michael Urie and Amy Yasbeck.

[12/04/14 - 09:47 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Delivers Its Best Performance Since March
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 17-21.

[12/04/14 - 09:05 AM]
New Comedy Series "Togetherness," From Brothers Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass, Debuts Jan. 11, Exclusively on HBO
Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet and Steve Zissis co-star in the eight-episode series.

[12/04/14 - 08:45 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS and NBC in Horse Race for Demo Crown
"Survivor"-powered CBS however leads the night among total viewers.

[12/04/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" with Terry Crews Builds Week to Week, Posting the Biggest Gains Among the Top-Tier Syndicated Game Shows
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 17-21.

[12/04/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" and "black-ish" Top Wednesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 3.

[12/04/14 - 08:29 AM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes II" Set to Premiere, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 11:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
The new season takes 26 of the most infamous former flames, recent splits and, for the first time in series history, fresh faces from another MTV reality series, "Are You The One?," to Panama for one of the most unpredictable Challenge formats yet.

[12/04/14 - 08:20 AM]
NBC Ties for No. 1 for the Night in 18-49 and Wins in Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 3.

[12/04/14 - 08:11 AM]
Oxygen Media Breaks Societal Norms in Four-Part Special Event "Living Different" Premiering Tuesday, January 6 at 9PM ET/PT
From an all-girl Hasidic rock band that is taking their female empowerment message mainstream to an androgynous model who dates both males and females, these women are unapologetically marching to the beat of their own drum.

[12/04/14 - 07:32 AM]
BBC America Picks Up Second Season of the Channel's First Original Comedy Series "Almost Royal"
Georgie (Ed Gamble) and Poppy Carlton (Amy Hoggart) will be back for eight new episodes.

[12/04/14 - 07:13 AM]
Video: TV Land Releases Extended Scene from New Comedy "Younger" Featuring Sutton Foster and Hilary Duff
Plus: the series will now premiere on Tuesday, March 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/04/14 - 07:13 AM]
Season Three of "Ultimate Survival Alaska" Premieres Sunday, Jan. 4, at 9 PM ET/PT on National Geographic Channel
In each of the 13 legs this season, teams have just 60 hours to make it from start to finish... surviving off the land with only the gear on their backs.

[12/04/14 - 07:13 AM]
U.S. Soccer Star Alex Morgan Joins FOX Sports' Women's World Cup Draw Show
Morgan, an Olympic Gold medalist and 2012 U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year, is one of the most recognizable names in the sport.

[12/04/14 - 07:04 AM]
All Bets Are Off as a No Holds Barred Season of WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Returns Friday, January 9
Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt, Aviva & Reid Drescher, Natalie Nunn & Jacob Payne, Tyson Apostol & Rachel Foulger and Syleena Johnson & Kiwane Garri are featured this season.

[12/04/14 - 07:03 AM]
NBC Sports Group Welcomes Kyle Petty to NASCAR Broadcast Team
Petty will work alongside host Krista Voda as an analyst during pre- and post-race shows surrounding Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series race coverage, which launches this July.

[12/04/14 - 06:45 AM]
NCAA Championships: Men's and Women's College Cup, Division I Women's Volleyball, & Division I, II, and III Football Throughout December
ESPNU begins its 2014-15 NCAA Championship telecasts with the Women's College Cup Semifinals (Dec. 5) and Championship (Dec. 7).

[12/04/14 - 06:00 AM]
E! Sets Premiere for First Scripted Drama Series "The Royals" for March 15th at 10PM ET
Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Alexandra Park and Vincent Regan star in the original series.

[12/03/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 3
Updates include: Bradley James tapped as Lifetime's "Damien"; Helena Bonham Carter, Rebecca Hall board HBO's "Codes of Conduct"; and Bella Thorne to drop by MTV's "Scream."

[12/03/14 - 06:03 PM]
AMC Orders Pilot for Famed Comic Book Franchise "Preacher"
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will direct from a script by Sam Catlin, based on the comic book series from Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon.

[12/03/14 - 02:48 PM]
ABC Grows on 5 Nights in Fall 2014 - More Returning Shows Up Than Any Net
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/03/14 - 02:04 PM]
My, My, My! Investigation Discovery Has Best November Ever in Prime Delivery in Key Demos
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/03/14 - 01:56 PM]
USA Network's "Chrisley Knows Best" Hits Series High in Key Demos and Total Viewers
USA spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 2.

[12/03/14 - 01:03 PM]
A Record 1.6 Million Viewers Tune in to Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls and Parolees" Thanksgiving Special
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Saturday, November 29.

[12/03/14 - 01:00 PM]
Scott Borchetta, Global Music Powerhouse and President/CEO of Big Machine Label Group, Joins "American Idol XIV" as Mentor
The winner will join Borchetta's record label roster of superstar talent, including Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Reba, Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line and The Band Perry.

[12/03/14 - 12:38 PM]
Scott Ackerson, 20-Year FOX Sports Veteran, Retires
Ackerson's retirement is effective in March, after which he continues serving FOX Sports in an advisory capacity.

[12/03/14 - 12:06 PM]
NBC Wins Week of Nov. 24-30 in 18-49 with Two "SNF" Telecasts Tied for #1 in 18-49, Takes Top Two Spots Among Prime Big 4 Programs in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 24-30.

[12/03/14 - 11:50 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Total Day Among Adults 18-24, Adults 18-34 and Men 18-24 Across November 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/03/14 - 11:38 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins November with Kids Fueled by Hit Live-Action Slate
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/03/14 - 11:30 AM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions Announce Jason Ralph and Sosie Bacon to Star in "The Magicians"
Additional series regular roles include the previously announced Stella Maeve as Julia, Hale Appleman as Eliot and Arjun Gupta as Penny.

[12/03/14 - 11:30 AM]
"Star Wars Rebels" and "Gravity Falls" Power Disney XD to Record Month in Primetime in Boys 6-11
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/03/14 - 11:29 AM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Hits All Time Monthly Highs in Total Viewers and Across Target Preschoolers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/03/14 - 11:08 AM]
Video: Three New Clips for "Man Seeking Woman" - Premieres Wednesday, January 14 Only on FXX
Check out the first looks at the network's new comedy series.

[12/03/14 - 10:58 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Top 20 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49 with The "Dancing" Finale Beating "The Voice" as the No. 1 Unscripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 24-30.

[12/03/14 - 10:41 AM]
CBS's Thanksgiving Week Feast Includes the Top Five Dramas, Top Five Comedies and Top Four New Shows
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 24-30.

[12/03/14 - 10:11 AM]
Oxygen Media Heads to Motown with "Preachers of Detroit" Premiering on Wednesday, February 18 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series focuses on powerful themes of faith, family, and friendship as these seven men and women of the cloth share their lives, transformations and triumphs in and out of the pulpit in Detroit, Michigan.

[12/03/14 - 10:03 AM]
Infamous Exes Open Up About the Truth Behind the Salacious Headlines When the "E! True Hollywood Story: Reality Splits" Premieres Thursday, December 4th @ 8:00PM ET/PT on E!
"The Bachelor's" Shayne Lamas, "Jersey Shore's" Angelina Pivarnick, "The Two Corey's" Susannah Sprague and "Mob Wives'" Carla Facciolo are among those interviewed.

[12/03/14 - 10:02 AM]
Spike TV Orders a Third Season of "Catch a Contractor" Starring Adam Carolla
Season three will go into production in early 2015 and debut next summer.







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[10/17/17 - 01:35 PM]
Oxygen Media's Two-Night Special "Dahmer on Dahmer: A Serial Killer Speaks" Premieres Saturday, November 11 at 7PM ET/PT
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[10/17/17 - 01:01 PM]
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[10/17/17 - 12:31 PM]
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[10/17/17 - 12:24 PM]
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[10/17/17 - 12:22 PM]
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Taking the ultimate movie night to the next level, the supermodel, tech guru and fashion icon will invite some of her closest friends for an evening of movies, games, baking and fun, all while watching some of the most beloved "movie night" films.

[10/17/17 - 11:53 AM]
"The Gifted" Marks Television's Highest-Rated Fall Debut in Monday 9PM Time Period in Live + 7 Day Ratings in Three Years
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/17/17 - 11:18 AM]
ABC Claims 8 of the Week's Top 20 Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
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[10/17/17 - 11:06 AM]
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CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 9-13.

[10/17/17 - 11:05 AM]
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[10/17/17 - 10:49 AM]
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[10/17/17 - 10:17 AM]
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[10/17/17 - 09:38 AM]
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[10/17/17 - 09:31 AM]
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