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[01/23/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 23
Updates include: NBC orders a quartet of dramas to pilot; ABC follows with five greenlit pilots; and IFC cancels "The Birthday Boys."

[01/23/15 - 05:09 PM]
NBC Slots "Grimm" for Earlier Time Come March
The drama will move to Fridays at 8:00/7:00c beginning March 20.

[01/23/15 - 01:09 PM]
New MTV Study, "Millennials Have Drive," Reveals Millennials Love Their Cars More Than Social Media and Texting
Today's results represent the first wave of research coming from Viacom's brands in the car category.

[01/23/15 - 12:19 PM]
"Our Little Family" Joins the TLC Lineup This February
The newcomer launches Tuesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/23/15 - 11:24 AM]
Fox Sports Provides Extended On-Site Coverage From Arizona For Super Bowl XLIX
In anticipation of the championship showdown, FOX Sports has all hands on deck, providing comprehensive on-site coverage for the week's festivities in Arizona.

[01/23/15 - 10:46 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Video Tease of Seth MacFarlane and Jonathan Ames' "Blunt Talk" Starring Patrick Stewart
Due this summer, the series is a live action character-driven comedy set in the competitive cable news arena and following a most eccentric TV personality and his crew.

[01/23/15 - 10:43 AM]
Animal Planet Dives Head First Into "Insane Pools: Off the Deep End," A New Series Premiering Friday, February 20
The six-episode series follows Lucas Congdon as he turns high and dry homes into exotic waterfront properties through grand, nature-inspired designs to encourage his clients to rediscover their love of the outdoors.

[01/23/15 - 10:38 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Jan. 12-16
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/23/15 - 10:23 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week, #1 in Total Viewers 12 of Last 13 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 12-16.

[01/23/15 - 09:17 AM]
History(R) Premieres Brand New Series "Legend of the Superstition Mountains"
The series, due on Sunday, February 8 at 10:00/9:00c, follows five brave treasure hunters as they seek to unearth the secrets of the Lost Dutchman's gold.

[01/23/15 - 08:57 AM]
NFL Legend Ray Lewis Tackles Coaches with Anger Issues When "Coaching Bad" Premieres Sunday, February 8 at 10 PM ET/PT on Spike TV
Lewis and acclaimed anger management specialist and author Dr. Christian Conte will work with nine coaches who have recognized that they need to change their combative and often bombastic ways if they want to continue in the profession they love.

[01/23/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Telecast of the Season
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 22.

[01/23/15 - 08:39 AM]
truTV Orders Pilot for "Shaq, Inq." (working title) From Mandalay Sports Media and Executive Producers Shaquille O'Neal and Mike Tollin
This half-hour scripted comedy follows Shaquille O'Neal and the team who runs his sprawling business empire.

[01/23/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Tops Demos for FOX
Plus: the network's "Backstrom" launches up nearly 18% among adults 18-49 from "Rake" a year ago.

[01/23/15 - 06:10 AM]
Spike TV Gets Into the Ring with Monthly Premier Boxing Champions Series
The new series will debut Friday, March 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/23/15 - 06:01 AM]
Newest Presenters Announced for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Newly on tap are Matthew Beard, Colin Farrell, Jeff Goldblum, Allen Leech, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Emmy Rossum, Andy Samberg, Liev Schreiber and Reese Witherspoon.

[01/22/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 22
Updates include: John Leguizamo to lead "Taxi-22" at CBS; Nadia Hilker, Amber Clayton cast in TNT's "Breed"; and Orla Brady bound for a role in AMC's "Badlands."

[01/22/15 - 07:13 PM]
Statement from Disney Channel on the Passing of Peggy Charren
"Peggy Charren's mission was speaking out on behalf of the most impressionable viewers, and her legacy will endure as a greatly respected figure in the transformation of children's television and the positive potential of media to support early learning."

[01/22/15 - 03:44 PM]
NBC Is Renewing Electus' "Food Fighters" for a Second Season, With New Episodes Returning Summer 2015
Additionally, Electus International handles the international rollout of Food Fighters and has concluded deals in many of the world's major markets.

[01/22/15 - 02:34 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Appoints Rachel Rusch Vice President, Event Series
Prior to joining FOX, Rusch served as Director of Development for Fabrik Entertainment.

[01/22/15 - 01:32 PM]
HGTV Notches Highest Rated Night in Five Years with "Fixer Upper"
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 20.

[01/22/15 - 01:22 PM]
"Standup NBC" Winner Nick Guerra Receives One-Year Holding Deal with NBCUniversal
"There are two things every comedian needs for his career to stay alive - recognition of talent and car repair money," said Guerra. "I'd like to thank NBC for continuing to show me support and for the new transmission."

[01/22/15 - 01:19 PM]
Ready, Set, Hike! Tots Take Over the Staduim for the Enfagrow(R) Toddler Bowl Premiering on TLC, Discovery Life Channel and Discovery Family Channel
Host and YouTube sensation Clintus McGintus will act as referee, guiding the tiny tykes through their various contests.

[01/22/15 - 01:02 PM]
"Americarna" Returns with Host Ray Evernham to Uncover Incredible Stories of Our Nation's Rich Automotive Past
Season two debuts Tuesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on Velocity.

[01/22/15 - 12:10 PM]
The World Premiere of "Matt Braunger: Big, Dumb Animal" Debuts on Comedy Central on Friday, February 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Braunger's second one-hour stand-up special, "Big, Dumb Animal," was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn.

[01/22/15 - 11:43 AM]
Highly-Regarded Broadcaster John Strong Joins FOX Sports Exclusively
FOX Sports has acquired Strong's exclusive services to call play-by play for its coverage of Major League Soccer (MLS), FIFA Women's World Cup, international soccer events and more.

[01/22/15 - 11:32 AM]
Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo Join Nigel Lythgoe at the "So You Think You Can Dance" Judges' Table
The upcoming season will feature a new twist in the competition: stage dancers vs. street dancers.

[01/22/15 - 11:31 AM]
Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski to Serve as Event Reporters During NBC's Super Bowl XLIX Pre-Game Coverage
Johnny and Tara will be based at the Super Bowl XLIX Tailgate Party, the official NFL pre-game party for VIP guests.

[01/22/15 - 11:27 AM]
WGN America Presents... "1st Annual We Know It's the Day of the Big Game But Please Watch Us Anyway 'How I Met Your Mother' Barney Bowl Marathon Sponsored by Little Caesars Pizza"
The marathon features America's true sports hero Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris), with fan-favorite football-themed episodes from the series including "Tramp Stamp" and "Monday Night Football."

[01/22/15 - 11:05 AM]
ESPN's Super Bowl XLIX Coverage - 130 Hours of TV and Radio from Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona
Preceding Super Bowl week, ESPN will televise the 2015 Pro Bowl Presented by McDonald's on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. ET.

[01/22/15 - 11:00 AM]
Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, Jan. 27
Luck, whose Colts were defeated 45 to 7 by the New England Patriots in last Sunday's AFC Championship game, was the first pick in Wednesday night's Pro Bowl draft.

[01/22/15 - 10:59 AM]
Syfy Names Andie Beckerman as New Vice President, Alternative Development & Production
Among her responsibilities, Beckerman will develop and oversee unscripted alternative programming to build upon existing Syfy unscripted hits like "Face Off."

[01/22/15 - 10:51 AM]
Breaking News: Supergirl is Cast!
Melissa Benoist is set as the title character in the project, about the 24-year-old Supergirl as she begins to embrace the powers our yellow sun provides her and gradually becomes the hero she's destined to be.

[01/22/15 - 10:45 AM]
Two-Hour Docudrama Series "Moment of Truth" Premieres March 6 on ABC
The powerful new series features the trials and triumphs from every angle, and includes gripping first person interviews with the people who lived to tell their stories - and those who were instrumental in helping them survive.

[01/22/15 - 10:39 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires "Dreamcatcher" Before Its World Premiere at Sundance
The film focusses on Brenda Myers-Powell, a former Chicago prostitute who helps women and teenage girls break the cycle of sexual abuse and exploitation.

[01/22/15 - 10:39 AM]
Dive Into a Super-Heroic Adventure with Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures' Brand-New Mobile Game, "SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run"
Launching today globally, the app is an endless runner mobile game available now for iOS and Android and coming soon to Amazon app stores.

[01/22/15 - 10:35 AM]
Westminster Kennel Club Crowns Best in Show Live on USA Network February 17 at 8PM ET/PT
Monday evening's competition, broadcasted live on CNBC, includes the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Groups.

[01/22/15 - 10:32 AM]
NBC Sports Group Rolls Out Its Most Comprehensive Social Media Campaign Ever to Promote NBC's Coverage of Super Bowl XLIX
During Super Bowl week, the NBC Sports social media team will be everywhere from Media Day to the sidelines on Super Bowl Sunday, covering every moment and play of #SB49.

[01/22/15 - 10:29 AM]
Comedy Central and Pepsi Announce "Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious" as Halftime Entertainment for the "Key & Peele Super Bowl Special"
A three-part Web series sponsored by Pepsi will lead into the performance, with the first episode available now on the Comedy Central and Pepsi YouTube channels.

[01/22/15 - 10:14 AM]
Showtime Anytime(R) Is Now Available to Suddenlink Subscribers
The service gives the network's subscribers unlimited on demand access to hundreds of hours of Showtime programming on their computer, tablet and mobile device.

[01/22/15 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Brand New "Power" Season Two Trailer
The series returns this summer with a 10-episode second season.

[01/22/15 - 10:01 AM]
Gavin DeGraw Joins Musical Lineup for "The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant"
Plus: Emilio Estefan, Nina Garcia and Deshawn Jackson to round out the panel of judges.

[01/22/15 - 10:00 AM]
"Sinatra: All or Nothing at All" to Debut April 5 and 6
Directed by Alex Gibney, the two-night, four-hour HBO presentation is an up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer.

[01/22/15 - 10:00 AM]
E! Presents the Most Extensive Live Coverage On-Air and Online from the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Red Carpet This Sunday, January 25th
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2015 SAG Awards" on Monday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/22/15 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Crackle's Original Feature Film "Dead Rising: Watchtower" Releases First Look Trailer
Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Virginia Madsen, Dennis Haysbert and Rob Riggle star in the project, based on the video game franchise of the same name.

[01/22/15 - 09:36 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael's" Top-Rated "After Oscar(R) Show" Returns
Last year's special ranked as the highest-rated "Live with Kelly and Michael" broadcast ever.

[01/22/15 - 09:25 AM]
NBC Presents Live Coverage of the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships Beginning This Sat., Jan. 24 at 3 PM ET & Continuing in Primetime
Live coverage of the men's free skate competition begins at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 25.

[01/22/15 - 09:07 AM]
America's Most Extreme Couples Therapy Ever - "Sex Box" Premieres Friday, February 27 at 10PM ET/PT
In each of the 11 hour-long episodes, couples speak candidly with a panel of "sexperts" for the chance to reignite their connection.

[01/22/15 - 09:04 AM]
"Party Down South's" Celebrated Original Cast Returns for a Third Season Premiering Thursday, February 26 at 9 P.M., ET/PT on CMT
Following the premiere, fans can watch deleted scenes and catch up with some of the cast members as they recap the episode on "Party Down South: Talk of Shame."

[01/22/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Starts 2015 as the No. 1 Syndie Talker of the Week, Beating "Dr. Phil" and "Ellen" in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 5-9.







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[01/21/19 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: AFC Championship Posts Monster Numbers for CBS
Nearly 48 million viewers tune into the Eye's primetime portion of the game.

[01/20/19 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from NBA Coverage
The Alphabet's weekly franchise puts the network on top among adults 18-49.

[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]
CBS to Double Up on "Fam" This Coming Thursday, January 24
Look for original episodes at both 8:30/7:30c and 9:30/8:30c.

[01/18/19 - 02:51 PM]
Aubrey Plaza Hosts the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards
The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards will air live exclusively on IFC at 2:00 pm PT/ 5:00 pm ET on Saturday, February 23.

[01/18/19 - 12:28 PM]
New Entertainment Network Cleo TV Debuts on Saturday, January 19 with Aspirational Lifestyle Programming for Millennial Women of Color
As previously announced, Cleo TV will be broadly distributed on Comcast Xfinity.

[01/18/19 - 11:09 AM]
Watch Season 1 of "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*" for Free on YouTube Until February 13, 2019
Said stunt is in anticipation of the show's second season launch on January 30.

[01/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Big Brother: Celebrity Edition" Returns with Multiplatform Coverage
"Celebrity Big Brother After Dark" premieres on Pop on Tuesday, January 22 (12:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT) with continuous live, late night coverage seven nights a week leading into the finale.

[01/18/19 - 10:56 AM]
All-New "Unsolved Mysteries" Coming to Netflix as a Global Original Documentary Series
This modern take on the classic series will maintain the chilling feeling viewers loved about the original, while also telling the stories through the lens of a premium Netflix documentary series.

[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]
Video: New Trailer Released - truTV Season 2 of "At Home with Amy Sedaris"
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.