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    [tuesday, january 13, 2015]    
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[01/13/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 13
Updates include: John Rhys-Davies bound for MTV's "Shannara"; Shoshana Bush to lead ABC Family's "Tough Cookie"; and FOX formally pulls the plug on "Red Band Society."

[01/13/15 - 03:10 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Teams Up with Industrial Light & Magic for a Brand New Show Open to Debut Tonight
The show now begins with Jimmy Kimmel bringing Hollywood to life and taking the audience on a cinematic journey among the landmarks of the city.

[01/13/15 - 02:55 PM]
Nashville-Based CMT Elevates Margaret Comeaux, Lucia Folk and Anne Oakley to Vice President
Comeaux, Folk and Oakley will continue to operate out of the cable channel's Nashville headquarters.

[01/13/15 - 01:32 PM]
A&E Network Debuts the Return of the Emmy(R) Award-Winning Docuseries "Intervention" on Sunday, March 1 at 9PM
Twice nominated and in 2009 awarded the Emmy(R) for Outstanding Reality Series, the five-time PRISM Award-winning series "Intervention" brings attention to the enormous social, economic and environmental cost of addiction.

[01/13/15 - 12:50 PM]
"Megachurch Murder" Premieres Saturday, February 7, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Shanica Knowles, Romeo Miller, Tamala Jones, Michael Beach, Corbin Bleu and Malcolm-Jamal Warner star in the network's latest original.

[01/13/15 - 11:32 AM]
Reelz 2015 Slate Packed with New and Returning Original Series
"Hollywood Hillbillies," "Polka Kings," "Branson Taxi" and "Celebrated" are among those on tap.

[01/13/15 - 11:16 AM]
FOX to Wrap "Red Band Society" Season Across Two Saturdays Beginning January 31
Look for one episode on said night followed by back-to-back installments on February 7.

[01/13/15 - 11:15 AM]
Faith, Family and Friendship Unite on Oxygen Media's "Preachers of Detroit" Premiering on Friday, February 20 at 8PM ET/PT
Leading up to the series debut, Oxygen will air two hour-long specials featuring Minister Deitrick Haddon from "Preachers of L.A." as he returns to his hometown of Detroit to reunite with his family and help the community.

[01/13/15 - 11:10 AM]
Lifetime to Air Special "Bobby Brown: Remembering Whitney" in Conjunction with January 17 World Premiere of Original Movie "Whitney"
The special will feature an exclusive, no-holds-barred interview between Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown and Shaun Robinson.

[01/13/15 - 10:45 AM]
Bradley Whitford to Guest-Star on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
He's set as Jake Peralta's (Andy Samberg) father, a regional airline pilot and a charming guy with a history of letting Jake down.

[01/13/15 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Third Season of the Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama Series "The Fosters" and a New Unscripted Series "Job or No Job"
"Job or No Job" is a formatted unscripted series from the producers of "Undercover Boss" that follows one young adult per episode on his/her journey to land a first job.

[01/13/15 - 10:04 AM]
Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Nick Lachey hosts said event, airing live Friday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/13/15 - 10:01 AM]
Looking Ahead to 2016: The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Ceremony Will Be Simulcast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 31, 2016
One of the awards season's premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture and television performances from the previous calendar year.

[01/13/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Up a Fourth Season of "MasterChef Junior" and Welcomes Renowned Pastry Chef Christina Tosi to "MasterChef" and "MasterChef Junior" Judging Panels
Season Six of "MasterChef" is currently in production and will air this summer while production on Season Four of "MasterChef Junior" will begin this spring.

[01/13/15 - 10:00 AM]
Disney XD Orders Second Season of Hit Comedy Series "Kirby Buckets"
Production on the series will resume in Los Angeles this March.

[01/13/15 - 09:50 AM]
"Sports Jeopardy!" Scores with Second Screen Interactive Feature
Sports fans will now have the ability to experience real-time highlights and challenges within the show on Crackle while earning exclusive rewards.

[01/13/15 - 09:49 AM]
Crackle Announces 6th Season of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" to Premiere in the Spring of 2015
Debuting in July 2012, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has been established as one of the most popular original series with nearly 70 million streams.

[01/13/15 - 09:48 AM]
Crackle's "The Throwaways" Trailer Debuts - Original Feature Film Set to Premiere on January 30th
The comedic international cyber spy thriller stars Sam Huntington, Katie McGrath, Christian Hillborg, Jack Kesy with Kevin Dillon and James Caan.

[01/13/15 - 09:47 AM]
Crackle's Original Feature Film "Dead Rising: Watchtower" Rises on March 27th
Principal cast for the upcoming feature-length project includes Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Virginia Madsen and Dennis Haysbert.

[01/13/15 - 09:46 AM]
Christopher Walken, Dennis Miller, Brittany Daniel, Mark McGrath, Patrick Warburton and Adam Beach Get Dirty with David Spade in "Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser"
The long-awaited sequel to the Columbia Pictures cult favorite comedy will pick-up where the first film left off, following the comedic misadventures of the mullet-clad, lovable redneck "Joe Dirt."

[01/13/15 - 09:32 AM]
"Nashville: On the Record" Returns with a One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba to Air This Spring on ABC
The featured cast scheduled to appear includes Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Will Chase, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Maisy Stella, Lennon Stella and Aubrey Peeples.

[01/13/15 - 09:20 AM]
"Community" Season Six Coming to Yahoo March 17!
The digital distributor will premiere two new episodes that day with new episodes every Tuesday.

[01/13/15 - 09:09 AM]
"The Venture Bros." Special Premieres Jan. 19th on Adult Swim
"All This And Gargantua-2" will air at midnight/11:00c on said evening.

[01/13/15 - 08:50 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Ties for #1 Among the Big 4 Networks in Its Time Period in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/13/15 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Top Competitive Evening
The Alphabet is the most-watched broadcast network last night among adults 18-49.

[01/13/15 - 08:30 AM]
FOX Sports on Pace for Most-Watched NFL Playoffs Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, January 10 and Sunday, January 11.

[01/13/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Stands as Monday's Top Non-Sports Net in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/13/15 - 07:47 AM]
"Smackdown(R)" Moves to Thursday Nights on Syfy Beginning January 15 at 8PM
The name SmackDown came from WWE Superstar Dwayne "The Rock(R)" Johnson's popular catchphrase, "Lay the Smackdown."

[01/13/15 - 06:45 AM]
College Football Playoff National Championship: ESPN's Highest Overnight Rating Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/13/15 - 06:30 AM]
AC/DC, Eric Church, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Madonna to Perform on "The 57th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 8 on CBS
The music industry's premier event takes place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network.

[01/13/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Studios Signs Woody Allen to Create His First Television Series Ever
Woody Allen said, "I don't know how I got into this. I have no ideas and I'm not sure where to begin. My guess is that Roy Price will regret this."

[01/12/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 12
Updates include: Eric McCormack to reunite with Debra Messing on "The Mysteries of Laura"; Mary Murphy formally exits "So You Think You Can Dance"; and Syfy's "Childhood's End" rounds out its cast.

[01/12/15 - 02:30 PM]
The Final Season of "Nurse Jackie" and the Return of Hit Series "Penny Dreadful" to Debut This Spring on Showtime
The former returns on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00/8:00c while the latter is due back on Sunday, April 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/15 - 02:29 PM]
Showtime Announces Premiere Date for "Kobe Bryant's Muse"
The feature-length documentary is set to premiere on Saturday, February 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/12/15 - 02:28 PM]
Golden Globe Winner Kyle MacLachlan Returns as FBI Agent Dale Cooper on "Twin Peaks" on Showtime
The revival will go into production in 2015 to air on the network in 2016, marking the 25th anniversary of when the program last aired.

[01/12/15 - 02:27 PM]
Rapper/Actor Colson Baker (AKA Machine Gun Kelly) Rounds Out the Cast of the New Showtime Pilot "Roadies"
Luke Wilson, Christina Hendricks, Imogen Poots, Rafe Spall, Peter Cambor and Keisha Castle-Hughes were previously announced as stars of the ensemble cast.

[01/12/15 - 02:26 PM]
Showtime Gets "Happyish" on April 26 - New Series Stars Steve Coogan, Kathryn Hahn and Bradley Whitford
The series is a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness and why it continues to be so elusive.

[01/12/15 - 02:25 PM]
Hit Showtime Comedy Series "Shameless" Gets Sixth Season Pick-Up
The network's highest-rated comedy series received a 12-episode order, with production on season six starting later this year.

[01/12/15 - 02:11 PM]
ABC's "Galavant" Improves its Hour Against the Golden Globes by 30% Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 11.

[01/12/15 - 02:09 PM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Trump NBC, Golden Globes
A full hour of NFL overrun powers the Eye to the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/12/15 - 01:24 PM]
Syfy to Develop "51st State," One Hour Drama Series from Fox 21 Television Studios
Oscar nominee Craig Borten (Dallas Buyers Club), who sold the pitch to Syfy, will write the pilot.

[01/12/15 - 01:22 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Earns Season High with Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 7.

[01/12/15 - 01:20 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Broadcast of Indianapolis's Win Over Denver Is Second-Highest-Rated Sunday AFC Divisonal Playoff Game in 19 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 11.

[01/12/15 - 12:27 PM]
History Premieres an All New Season of the Hit Series "Swamp People"
Look for new episodes beginning Monday, February 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/12/15 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Continues to Dominate Across Social Media
ABC Family spins the digital numbers for the month to date.

[01/12/15 - 12:00 PM]
Simulcast Premiere of "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero," an Animated Comedy Adventure, Set for Friday, February 13 on Disney XD and Disney Channel
Plus: look for three additional episodes premiering over the holiday weekend on Disney XD.

[01/12/15 - 11:26 AM]
Miley Cyrus in Most Need of a "Do-Over" for 2014 According to VH1 Poll
The poll is timed with the launch of the network's new scripted series "Hindsight," airing Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/15 - 10:48 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Win the Ratings Week of Dec. 29-Jan. 2
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 29-January 2.

[01/12/15 - 10:41 AM]
From the Garage to the Store, Science Channel's "All-American Makers" Offers Opportunity to Amateur Inventors
Every week four top makers from around the nation pitch their products to a panel of three experts featuring Printrbot founder and owner Brook Drumm, mechanical designer and robotics expert Brian Roe, and venture capitalist Marc Portney.

[01/12/15 - 10:09 AM]
The V Foundation Announces Ground-Breaking Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund
The Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund will help continue Stuart's fight against cancer and assist some of the most vulnerable and disproportionately impacted communities battling this horrible disease.







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[01/19/19 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Adults 18-49 Crown
CBS however remains the most-watched network overall on Friday.

[01/18/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 18
Updates include: Hulu cancels Sean Penn-led "The First"; NBC orders two single-camera comedy pilots; and Ashley Thomas, Rick Gomez bound for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[01/18/19 - 05:27 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 02:51 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 12:28 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 11:09 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 10:56 AM]
All-New "Unsolved Mysteries" Coming to Netflix as a Global Original Documentary Series
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[01/18/19 - 10:50 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu Original Comedy "PEN15"
All 10 episodes will premiere Friday, February 8, only on Hulu.

[01/18/19 - 10:43 AM]
First Look of Nicole Maines as the DC Character "Dreamer"
The costume will be first glimpsed on the January 27 episode of "Supergirl."

[01/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
History to Premiere Eight-Part Event "Jesus: His Life" on Monday, March 25
Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different biblical figures, all of whom played a pivotal role in Jesus' life including Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary Mother of Jesus, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter.

[01/18/19 - 09:16 AM]
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This season, Sedaris welcomes an impressive list of guest stars, including: Rose Byrne, Matthew Broderick, Justin Theroux, Susan Sarandon, Gillian Jacobs, Juliette Lewis, Ellie Kemper, Fred Armisen, Michael Shannon and more!

[01/18/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
The Alphabet's "A Million Little Things" gets a boost behind "Grey's Anatomy" on its new night.

[01/17/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Fabien Frankel to lead ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series; Peter Sarsgaard to star in "Interrogation" at CBS All Access; and Daniel Zovatto scores role in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

[01/17/19 - 01:07 PM]
Netflix Reveals "You," "Sex Education" Each Viewed by 40 Million Members; Spanish Language "Elite" Draws 20 Million
Said details mark another rare release of viewership data by the streaming service.