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[12/12/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 12
Updates include: CBS eyes new spin-off of "Criminal Minds"; Simon Kassianides cast in TNT's "Lumen"; and Michaela Watkins to drop by ABC's "The Goldbergs."

[12/12/14 - 02:13 PM]
ESPN's 35th Season of PBA Television Coverage Begins December 14
The 2014-15 schedule will feature seven consecutive events from the PBA World Series of Bowling VI and the return of the PBA League, now in its third year.

[12/12/14 - 02:10 PM]
"Mom" Matches Series-Best Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 11.

[12/12/14 - 01:52 PM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Old School/New School" Special Debuts Dec. 16, at 8PM ET/PT on Nick
The special profiles teens around the country who attend cyber, game-focused and real-world learning schools, and are finding out what it takes to be successful.

[12/12/14 - 12:45 PM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Series Pilot "Atlanta" from Award-Winning Actor and Writer Donald Glover
The project revolves around two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene whose opposing views on art versus commerce, success and race will make their quest anything but easy.

[12/12/14 - 12:42 PM]
Jennifer Lopez Wants You to Dance Again This New Year's Eve When Her High-Energy Special "Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again" Debuts Dec. 31, Exclusively on HBO
The docu-concert goes behind the scenes of Lopez's first world tour, which visits 65 cities and five continents, travelling 100,000 miles and reaching one million fans, producing 11,250 minutes of music, and requiring 500,000 sequins and 162 wardrobe changes.

[12/12/14 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Sets Debuts for New Dramas "Allegiance," "A.D," and "Odyssey," Event Series "The Slap" and New Comedy "One Big Happy"
Plus: previously announced summer series "The Night Shift" and "Undateable" will now return at midseason.

[12/12/14 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Announces Late Night Team Joining "The Late Late Show with James Corden"
In addition, innovative musician and comedian Reggie Watts will serve as the bandleader.

[12/12/14 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First-Look Trailer for "Kobe Bryant's Muse"
Compelling and revelatory, this highly personal film captures a side of Kobe Bryant that the public has never seen before.

[12/12/14 - 10:24 AM]
Christmas Comes Early When "Party Down South: Christmas Hangover" Premieres Thursday, Dec. 18 at 8 P.M., ET/PT on CMT
The one-hour special will lead into new episodes of "Party Down South 2" and "Redneck Island."

[12/12/14 - 10:13 AM]
Jen Heney of Columbus, Ohio Is the Grand Prize Winner of "Live with Kelly and Michael's" "#liveAOK" Contest
Heney was nominated for a very simple but selfless act: every couple of weeks, she sends batches of homemade cookies to her boyfriend and his platoon, who currently are deployed in Afghanistan.

[12/12/14 - 09:31 AM]
Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Hozier, Jennifer Hudson and Lynyrd Skynyrd Set to Perform on Tuesday, Dec. 16 Season Finale of "The Voice"
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars will perform "Uptown Funk" from Ronson's upcoming album, "Uptown Special."

[12/12/14 - 09:07 AM]
Esquire Network to Premiere "How to Make a Man" Special December 20 at 10:30P E/P
The special showcases Esquire magazine's The Mentoring Project, a nationwide effort to create 100,000 new male mentors over the next five years.

[12/12/14 - 08:46 AM]
TLC's New Weekly Late Night Talk Show Headlined by Margaret Cho, Heather McDonald, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Dr. Tiffanie Davis Henry Tackles Love, Sex, and Relationships
The network has ordered six half-hour episodes of "All About Sex," premiering Saturday, January 10 at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/12/14 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Dominate for CBS in Viewers, Demos
"The Big Bang Theory" once again leads the charge for the Eye in both categories.

[12/12/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Bad Judge" Jumps 22% Versus Its Prior Telecast in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 11.

[12/12/14 - 08:26 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Total Riff Off" Brings Back The Cast of Mystery Science Theater 3000 to Roast the Animal World
Earlier this year the joke was on National Geographic Channel when the RiffTrax team had their way with some of the network's classic programs on April's Fools day.

[12/12/14 - 08:16 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Announce Nick Cannon as Host for NBC's Two-Hour Live Telecast Set for Thursday, Dec. 18 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: Josh Groban, Ryan Guzman, Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina and Kate Upton are among the latest attendees.

[12/12/14 - 08:06 AM]
Season's Beatings from El Rey Network
The "Lucha Underground" marathon pounds into homes beginning Wednesday, December 31 at 4:00/3:00c.

[12/12/14 - 08:01 AM]
Seven-Time Grammy(R) Award-Winning Group Lady Antebellum to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2015"
"Music is such an important part of our show, and Lady Antebellum is the perfect addition," said executive producer Mark Burnett.

[12/12/14 - 07:37 AM]
"Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen," Featuring the Comedy Legend in a Unique One-Man Show, Debuts Jan. 31 on HBO
"Mel Brooks is a national treasure who belongs on HBO," says Michael Lombardo. "This sidesplitting special will delight longtime fans and introduce him to a new generation of comedy buffs."

[12/12/14 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases Abbey Road Carols By Kindlelight Concert Today in the US and UK
The celebrity filled holiday concert is hosted by Steve Jones and features performances by stars from music, movies and TV, including Annie Lennox, Imelda May and Alfie Boe.

[12/11/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 11
Updates include: A.J. Buckley cast in TNT's "Murder in the First"; Blair Underwood to recur on "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; and Paula Abdul to potentially replace Mary Murphy on "So You Think You Can Dance."

[12/11/14 - 08:17 PM]
Lady Antebellum and Hank Williams, Jr. to Perform on "American Country Countdown Awards" Live Monday, December 15, on FOX
They will join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood.

[12/11/14 - 02:21 PM]
Ring in 2015 with "MTV's New Year's Eve 2015" from the Heart of Times Square Hosted Live by "Eye Candy" Star Victoria Justice and Charlamagne from "Guy Code"
Additionally, "MTV's New Year's Eve 2015" will feature an exclusive sneak peek of MTV's new series "Broke A$$ Game Show."

[12/11/14 - 02:03 PM]
Coming Soon to truTV: Series Premieres of "Hack My Life" and "Breaking Greenville"
Look for the newcomers on Tuesday, January 6 and Thursday, January 29, respectively, at 10:30/9:30c.

[12/11/14 - 12:01 PM]
Nickelodeon to Launch Brand-New Series "ReactToThat" on Monday, Dec. 15 at 6 P.M. (ET/PT)
Benny and Rafi Fine have taken their hit online show "React" to the next level with a new TV series featuring celebrities and kids reacting to the web's best viral videos.

[12/11/14 - 11:57 AM]
BBC America's Critically-Acclaimed Series "Broadchurch" Returns Wednesday, February 4th 10/9c
David Tennant and Olivia Colman reprise their roles as Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller when the series returns for an all new season.

[12/11/14 - 11:10 AM]
Six in a Row for "SEC on CBS" as Highest-Rated College Football Television Package
CBS spins the numbers for its college football coverage to date this season.

[12/11/14 - 11:05 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 1-5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 1-5.

[12/11/14 - 11:04 AM]
"The Colbert Report" Enters Its Last Week of Episodes Ever - Guests Announced
Said Colbert, "Our last week of shows are going to be really special, just like every other week."

[12/11/14 - 10:47 AM]
Teen Superstar Zendaya Stars in "K.C. Undercover," a Spy-Comedy Series for Kids, Tweens and Families, Premiering Sunday, January 18 on Disney Channel
The premiere episode will also be available on WATCH Disney Channel at midnight on Thursday, January 1.

[12/11/14 - 10:46 AM]
Final 6 Contestants Go on the Adventure of a Lifetime to Kauai in 2 Exciting Episodes of "The Biggest Loser" Airing December 18 and January 1
"The Biggest Loser: Glory Days" is pre-empted on Thursday, December 25.

[12/11/14 - 10:41 AM]
New Seasons of Four Fan Favorite Series Return to HGTV in January
"Love It or List It, Too," "Love It or List It," "Fixer Upper" and "Property Brothers" are all due back next month.

[12/11/14 - 10:29 AM]
Exclusive OWN Original Documentary - "Michael Sam" - Premieres Saturday, December 27 at 9 PM
The documentary was originally announced as a multi-part series but transitioned into a 90-minute documentary when shooting was postponed to allow Michael to focus on football.

[12/11/14 - 10:23 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Renews Queen Bee Productions' "Hot Bench" for a Second Season
The series will also be upgraded in seven markets on Monday, March 30, 2015, through the 2015-16 season.

[12/11/14 - 10:20 AM]
Investigation Discovery Lifts the Veil on Double Lives and Fatal Flirtations in New Season of "Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?"
Season five rolls out Saturday, December 20 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[12/11/14 - 10:13 AM]
Kevin Smith To Provide Weekly Recaps of Two-Part, Eight Episode EPIX Original Series
"EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic(TM)" and "EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Stadium Series(TM)" both launch in the coming weeks.

[12/11/14 - 10:05 AM]
"Kate Plus Eight" Kicks Off The New Year With All-New Specials Starting Tuesday, January 13 at 9/8c
The five consecutive specials feature a family trip to New England, house renovations, and the twins' 14th birthday.

[12/11/14 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Family Orders New Groundbreaking Docu-Series "My Transparent Life" from Ryan Seacrest Productions
The series centers on a teenager named Ben who learns his parents are not only getting a divorce but also that his dad is becoming a woman.

[12/11/14 - 09:57 AM]
Travel Channel's "Trip Flip" Surprises Two J.R.R. Tolkien Super Fans with the Ultimate "Hobbit" Experience
In "Trip Flip," host Bert Kreischer will try just about anything - and he's looking for adventurous travelers to join him.

[12/11/14 - 09:54 AM]
Nickelodeon Launches Nick Jr. App Featuring Hit Preschool Content, Interactive Educational Activities, And TV Everywhere
The app is a new branded platform that allows kids to interact with and learn from their favorite Nickelodeon preschool characters anytime and anywhere.

[12/11/14 - 09:50 AM]
ABC News' "Nightline" is No. 1 for the Week in Total Viewers for 7th Straight Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 1-5.

[12/11/14 - 09:21 AM]
truTV Invites Tumblr Users to Bring Us Your Big Ideas
Creators must submit a Tumblr URL that includes a video between two and three minutes long that outlines the show concept and format.

[12/11/14 - 08:56 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Back in Front Among Demos
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" is the top draw among adults 18-49 last night.

[12/11/14 - 08:51 AM]
Pledge Yourself to VH1 for the Debut of "Sorority Sisters" - Series Premiere Monday, December 15 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The newcomer follows the lives of women from four different sororities.

[12/11/14 - 08:50 AM]
Sundance TV Receives Golden Globe(R) Nomination for Limited Series "The Honorable Woman"
The announcement marks six total nominations in SundanceTV's history, with two past wins.

[12/11/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Retains a Season-High 100% of Its Lead-In from an Original "SVU" in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 10.

[12/11/14 - 08:45 AM]
CBS Corporation Achieves Golden Globe Award Nominations Triple Crown for Third Consecutive Year
The nominations for CBS Corporation are up from last year's 14.

[12/11/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Wins Wednesday in Adults 18-49 with All 5 of Its Shows Up on the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 10.







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