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[01/15/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 15
Updates include: NBC issues pilot orders for two dramas; Donny Deutsch to topline USA's "Donny!"; and "WWE Tough Enough" eyed for sixth season at USA.

[01/15/15 - 03:32 PM]
PBS Black History Month Programming Celebrates the Richness of African-American History and Culture
PBS will offer special new episodes from popular titles, along with encore programming - all of which will stream online after broadcast on the PBS Black Culture Connection.

[01/15/15 - 03:20 PM]
Esquire Network Follows Clay Aiken's 2014 Bid for Congress in the Unfiltered, All-Access Documentary Series "The Runner-Up"
Produced by Academy Award-winner Simon Chinn and Emmy Award-winner Jonathan Chinn through their company Lightbox, the four-hour original documentary series is set to premiere in April.

[01/15/15 - 03:19 PM]
Esquire Network Renews Original Series "Car Matchmaker" and "Boundless" and Week-Long Live Event "Running of the Bulls"
To date, Esquire Network has premiered 21 original programs and specials, garnering double-digit growth in all key demos.

[01/15/15 - 03:10 PM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" to Air Three Original Episodes in Three Days
Look for back-to-back new episodes on Sunday, January 25 followed by a special solo installment on Tuesday, January 27.

[01/15/15 - 03:09 PM]
CBS Gives "Undercover Boss" Another Special Sunday Airing on January 25
Rick Forman, Founder and CEO of Forman Mills Inc., will be featured in said installment.

[01/15/15 - 03:08 PM]
CBS Flips "Scorpion" Episodes for Post-AFC Championship Football Game
"Charades" will now air this Sunday, January 18 following the game with "Forget Me Nots" now set for the following night, January 19.

[01/15/15 - 03:07 PM]
Video: 2015 January NBCU Press Tour Trailers
Get your first look at USA's "Complications," Syfy's "The Expanse" and Bravo's "Odd Mom Out."

[01/15/15 - 03:07 PM]
Kristen Connolly and Billy Burke Join the Cast of "Zoo," A New Drama Series Based on James Patterson's Bestselling Novel
Burke and Connolly join previously announced series regulars James Wolk, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie.

[01/15/15 - 02:38 PM]
Bravo Media Sets Premiere Date for Second Scripted Series "Odd Mom Out" and Greenlights Seven New and Returning Series
"Flipping Out," "Married to Medicine" and "The Real Housewives of Orange County" are among those returning for new seasons.

[01/15/15 - 02:26 PM]
History's "The Curse of Oak Island" Reaches Series High 3.1 Million Viewers in Season Two Finale
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 13.

[01/15/15 - 01:56 PM]
E! Greenlights Second Season of "House of DVF"
The second season of "House of DVF" starts production during New York Fashion Week.

[01/15/15 - 01:55 PM]
E! Announces Second Season Pick-Up for the Network's First Original Scripted Series "The Royals"
Said renewal comes in advance of its first season premiere on Sunday, March 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/15/15 - 01:51 PM]
NBC Presents Three Weekends of Figure Skating - Highlighted by U.S. Figure Skating Championships - Beginning This Sat. at 5 PM ET
Plus: look for primetime coverage on Saturday, January 24 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/15/15 - 01:32 PM]
"Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge" Picks Up DGA Nomination, Celebrates Ratings Wins for Season Two Airing Now on CMT
The nomination marks a first for both CMT and Adam Vetri, who serves as director on the series for 51 Minds, along with associate director Ian Blankenship and stage manager Richard Mercury Melendez.

[01/15/15 - 01:13 PM]
CBS News Announces Multi-Platform Coverage Plans for President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address and the Republican Response
"CBS Evening News" Anchor and Managing Editor Scott Pelley leads the coverage beginning at 9:00 PM, ET.

[01/15/15 - 12:46 PM]
New Kids on the Block Serves As House Band on "Live with Kelly and Michael"
They'll appear on the Tuesday, January 20 episode, spending the full hour with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.

[01/15/15 - 12:44 PM]
CNBC Breaks Primetime Records in 2014 - Delivers Best Year Since 2001 in Primetime
Plus: "The Profit," featuring serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis who saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process, will return for a third season in the spring.

[01/15/15 - 12:18 PM]
"Off The Chain Presents: Rodney Perry" Becomes Bounce TV's Most-Watched Original Ever
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 13.

[01/15/15 - 12:14 PM]
The CW Announces Winners for First-Ever "The World Dog Awards"
George Lopez hosts the two-hour event, airing tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/15/15 - 11:22 AM]
"Empire" Is Breaking Records! Most-Viewed Premiere in FOX NOW History!
FOX spins the digital numbers to date for the series.

[01/15/15 - 11:13 AM]
Actors Luis Guzman and Finesse Mitchell to Guest Star on the New Showtime(R) Pilot "Roadies"
Luke Wilson, Christina Hendricks, Imogen Poots, Rafe Spall, Colson "MGK" Baker, Peter Cambor and Keisha Castle-Hughes were previously announced as stars of the ensemble cast.

[01/15/15 - 11:07 AM]
Lifetime's All-New Docu-Sitcom "Kosher Soul" Premieres February 25
The series follows the lives of Los Angeles stylist Miriam Sternoff, who is Jewish, and her fiance, southern and African-American comedian O'Neal McKnight.

[01/15/15 - 10:38 AM]
Sundays Are All Natural History on Nat Geo WILD - And In February We're Taking You to: "Wild Australia"
The two-night, four-hour event kicks off Sunday, February 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/15/15 - 10:28 AM]
New Brett Gelman Special Premieres Feb. 13 on Adult Swim
"Dinner with Family with Brett Gelman and Brett Gelman's Family" premieres Friday, February 13th at 12:30 a.m. (ET, PT).

[01/15/15 - 10:11 AM]
Syfy and The Asylum Announce Ian Ziering and Tara Reid Will Star in "Sharknado 3"
Anthony C. Ferrante will once again direct, based on an original screenplay by Thunder Levin.

[01/15/15 - 10:10 AM]
Syfy Takes Jim Uhls for "Spin" - Acclaimed Writer to Adapt Robert Charles Wilson's Hugo Award Winning Novel Into Six Hour Miniseries
The widely acclaimed novel centers on a young scientist trying to save humanity from the impending apocalypse of a mysterious, impenetrable cloud that has enveloped the entire Earth, blacking out the stars.

[01/15/15 - 09:45 AM]
Travel Channel's New Original Series "Breaking Borders" Gathers People from All Sides of a Conflict for a Real Conversation at the Dinner Table
Premiering Sunday, March 15 at 9:00/8:00c, the series is hosted by Peabody Award-winning journalist Mariana van Zeller and acclaimed chef Michael Voltaggio.

[01/15/15 - 08:54 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Terry Crews Builds Week to Week, Posting the Biggest Adult 18-49 Gain Among the Top-Tier Syndie Game Shows
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 29-January 2.

[01/15/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Builds on Its Adult 18-49 Lead-In from "SVU" for The Second Time This Season
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 14.

[01/15/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Comedy Block Surges by Double-Digits Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 14.

[01/15/15 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Grows in Second Week for FOX
The network's newcomer delivers a 4.0 rating among adults 18-49 last night.

[01/15/15 - 08:18 AM]
TLC Delivers "Big Fat Fabulous" Ratings on Tuesday Night
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 13.

[01/15/15 - 08:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Launches First "Blaze and the Monster Machines" App, Inspired by the Hit STEM Preschool Series
Available now, the app introduces preschoolers to STEM concepts as they race along preset courses or build their own tracks.

[01/15/15 - 07:30 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "Avec Eric," Hosted by Chef Eric Ripert Joins Cooking Channel Lineup
Look for the first of 12 new episodes beginning Saturday, February 28 at 9:30am ET/6:30am PT.

[01/15/15 - 07:22 AM]
Calling All Dogs! Nominate Your Dog Today for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM)
Beginning today dog owners across the country are invited to visit www.herodogawards.org and nominate their four-legged hero in one of eight categories.

[01/15/15 - 07:19 AM]
Ohio State Buckeyes Head Football Coach Urban Meyer to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Friday, Jan. 16
Meyer helped Ohio State to their first national title since 2002 in their Monday night's defeat of Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks, 42 to 20.

[01/15/15 - 07:17 AM]
Sometimes You Need Help from Above to Find Your True Love - "Match Made in Heaven" Premieres Wednesday, February 4 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series features Pastor Ken Johnson (spiritual advisor to the Indianapolis Colts), who guides Shawn Bullard, an African American real estate magnate and former college athlete looking for true love.

[01/15/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon's First Pilot Season of 2015, Featuring Slate of 13 Original Comedy, Drama, Docuseries and Kids Offerings, is Now Available on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany
Ridley Scott, Frank Spotnitz, Carlton Cuse, Randall Wallace, Shawn Ryan, Brad Silberling, Mark Waters and Alex Gibney are among the featured auspices.

[01/14/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 14
Updates include: NBC greenlights three comedy pilots; Ross Marquand joins the cast of AMC's "The Walking Dead"; and Kathryn Hahn to return to NBC's "Parks & Recreation."

[01/14/15 - 08:04 PM]
USA Cancels "Benched" After One Season
Michaela Watkins and Damon Jones co-created the half-hour for the ABC Signature-based The Mark Gordon Company.

[01/14/15 - 02:59 PM]
"Fashion Police's" New Fierce Fourseome Brings Stylish Wall-to-Wall Coverage Throughout Award Season Only on E!
The SAGs, the Super Bowl, the Grammys, NY Fashion Week, Academy Awards and so much more are on tap.

[01/14/15 - 01:27 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery Among Adults and Men 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 Across the Second Week of January
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 5-11.

[01/14/15 - 01:17 PM]
"Kyle Kinane: I Liked His Old Stuff Better" Premieres on Comedy Central on Jan. 23 at Midnight ET/PT; "Dane Cook: Troublemaker" Premieres on Comedy Central on Jan 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
For fans that can't wait for Kinane's new material, the special will be available on January 20 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[01/14/15 - 01:01 PM]
Inaugural SEC Network Softball Season Expands TV Schedule Threefold in 2015
The additional games will increase SEC softball's television coverage to a historic high, with three times more nationally televised matchups than in previous years.

[01/14/15 - 12:57 PM]
GSN Bucks Cable Trend, Showing Growth Year Over Year
GSN spins the numbers for 2014 to date.

[01/14/15 - 12:24 PM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During Season Premieres Tonight
Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler, Sterling Knight, Jada Facer and Kevin Fonteyne; Melissa Peterman, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Chelsea Kane are among the participants.

[01/14/15 - 12:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel Maintains Its Stronghold on Saturday Nights
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, January 10.

[01/14/15 - 12:05 PM]
VH1 Renews the Hit Series "VH1 Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn" for a Sixth Season
VH1 wants to know who YOU would like to see on the couch with Dr. Jenn by encouraging fans to tweet their couples of choice to @CouplesTherapy using the hashtag #CouplesTherapy.

[01/14/15 - 12:00 PM]
Mike Myers Signs Overall Deal with HBO
"Mike Myers is one of the great comedy minds of this or any other era," said Michael Lombardo. "The opportunity to collaborate with a talent of his stature is tremendously exciting."







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[06/26/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 10:16 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 10:10 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 09:14 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 09:07 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 08:12 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 08:02 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 08:00 AM]
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[06/26/19 - 07:00 AM]
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[06/25/19 - 02:03 PM]
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