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    [tuesday, december 14, 2010]    
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[12/14/10 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 14
Updates include: A&E greenlights "Big Mike," "Longmire"; Carrie-Anne Moss to topline Lifetime pilot; and Virginia Madsen to visit NBC's "The Event."

[12/14/10 - 04:59 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "MNF" on ESPN
TNT's "The Closer" and History's "Pawn Stars" battle for the audience leftovers.

[12/14/10 - 03:40 PM]
Lionsgate(R) Shines With 8 Golden Globe(R) Nominations
The studio's "Mad Men" has won three consecutive Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Drama.

[12/14/10 - 03:11 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Atlanta" Puts Bravo on the Map
The "Real Housewives" franchise is cable's top adults 18-49 draw on Sunday.

[12/14/10 - 02:41 PM]
Exclusive: TNT to Split "Men of a Certain Age's" Second Season
The current half of the show's sophomore run will wrap on Monday, January 10 and then return for part two later in 2011.

[12/14/10 - 12:34 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Receives Three Golden Globe Award Nominations
Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara each received nominations, as did their series "Modern Family."

[12/14/10 - 12:28 PM]
For Fifth Consecutive Month, Syfy Saturday Original Movie Shatters Two Million Total Viewer Mark
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, December 11.

[12/14/10 - 12:15 PM]
"Live from Daryl's House," A New Year's Eve Special to Air on WGN America
The Daryl Hall-hosted special, airing Friday, December 31 at 11:00/10:00c, also features Rob Thomas, Neon Trees, Train, Smokey Robinson and Todd Rundgren.

[12/14/10 - 11:44 AM]
"Destination Truth" Announces First-Ever Live Episode on March 17!
Josh's return to Ireland marks the one-year anniversary of the series' most-watched episode.

[12/14/10 - 11:35 AM]
Showtime(R) Leads All Networks in Golden Globe(R) Series Nominations
"Dexter" earned its third consecutive nomination for Best Drama Series.

[12/14/10 - 11:02 AM]
BBC America Acquires Exclusive Basic Cable Rights to "The Tudors"
The series kicks off with an all-day marathon of Season 1 and 2 episodes on Sunday, January 16.

[12/14/10 - 11:00 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 6-12 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:48 AM]
CBS Is Number One in Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the 11th Time in 12 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:44 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:38 AM]
FOX Ranked No. 1 Among Teens, Placed Second Among Young Adults and Finished Third Among Adults 18-49 Last Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 10:01 AM]
Comedy Central and The Onion Announce Multi-platform Partnership with the Launch of OnionSportsNetwork.com
The new series launches Tuesday, January 11 at 10:30/9:30c.

[12/14/10 - 09:58 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is Nielsen's #3 Program and iPad's #1 Paid News App
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 12.

[12/14/10 - 09:57 AM]
ABC Family's 13th Annual "25 Days of Christmas" is Pacing at Record-Setting Levels
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 09:51 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 6-12.

[12/14/10 - 09:25 AM]
New Travel Channel Adventure Series Brings Us Back to Our Roots - Awakening "The Wild Within"
The Steven Rinella-led newcomer launches Sunday, January 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/10 - 09:20 AM]
CBS Wins Monday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 13.

[12/14/10 - 09:01 AM]
Current TV Bolsters Original Fare With Two New Acquisitions
Said offerings include the basic cable premiere of "This American Life" as well as U.S. debut of "Kill It, Cook It, Eat It."

[12/14/10 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Received 12 Golden Globe Nominations, The Most of Any Television Network This Year
"Boardwalk Empire" and "Temple Grandin" led the charge with three nominations each.

[12/14/10 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Posts Week-to-Week Gains in Victory
Plus: NBC's "The Sing-Off" hits series highs for its third episode.

[12/14/10 - 08:39 AM]
MTV2 and Bellator Fighting Championships Agree to 3-Year Partnership
Bellator brings "a unique format of world-class fighting to fans with 12-week, eight-man tournaments in respective weight classes."

[12/14/10 - 08:33 AM]
Bravo Media Elevates Andy Cohen to Executive Vice President, Original Programming & Development, Bravo
In addition, Cohen will continue as host and Executive Producer of "Watch What Happens: Live."

[12/14/10 - 08:15 AM]
AMC Garners Five Golden Globe(R) Nominations - The Most for Any Basic Cable Network
"Today's nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association are incredible," said Charlie Collier.

[12/14/10 - 07:34 AM]
A&E New Original Real Life Series "Heavy" Premieres Monday, January 17 at 10/9c
The series profiles 22 individuals "facing extreme life-threatening health consequences as a result of their obesity" and "their incredible transformations during a six month treatment program."

[12/14/10 - 07:21 AM]
Idris Elba Receives Golden Globe(R) Nomination for BBC America's "Luther"
"Idris' portrayal of John Luther breaks the mould of TV detectives," said Perry Simon.

[12/14/10 - 07:13 AM]
BET Networks Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary with "BET 30: Moments and Movements" - A Look at 30 Significant Events of the Past 3 Decades
The two-hour special, airing Sunday, December 19, will feature commentary by Michael Jordan, Vanessa Williams, Magic Johnson, Jay Z, Tyra Banks, Pharrell and Wyclef Jean.

[12/14/10 - 05:35 AM]
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Boardwalk Empire," "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "Mad Men," "The Walking Dead" are up for Best Drama; "30 Rock," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Big C," "Glee," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie" to duel for Best Comedy.

[12/13/10 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 13
Updates include: Ethan Hawke in talks for FOX's "Exit Strategy"; Lifetime books latest "Project Runway" spin-off; and Jason Lee to spearhead pilot for Adult Swim.

[12/13/10 - 03:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Rides NBA to Demo Crown
Plus: Nickelodeon's "Big Time Rush" is the most-watched program.

[12/13/10 - 03:25 PM]
Discovery Channel Continues to Strike It Rich With "Gold Rush: Alaska"
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, December 10.

[12/13/10 - 02:55 PM]
The Next Installment of "The Amazing Race" Premieres Feb. 20 When Favorite Teams Return for "Unfinished Business"
Plus: CBS details the winners of the fall edition of the veteran reality series.

[12/13/10 - 02:20 PM]
Don Cheadle Enters Showtime's "House of Lies"
He'll play Marty, "a highly successful, cutthroat consultant who is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want."

[12/13/10 - 01:46 PM]
NBC Teams With Leading Reality Show Pioneers John de Mol & Mark Burnett and Warner Horizon Television to Bring "The Voice of America" - Based on Holland's New Blockbuster Vocal Talent Discovery Show - to American Viewers
The "X Factor"-esque series sees four celebrity artists form teams of singers that they will coach and mentor throughout the competition.

[12/13/10 - 12:39 PM]
"Storm Stories" Returns With Flurry of New Episodes for Fall 2011
The Weather Channel series is now entering its fourth year of syndication.

[12/13/10 - 12:33 PM]
"Parenthood" Earns the Biggest Percentage Jump from Live + Same Day to Live + 7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of November 22-28.

[12/13/10 - 12:26 PM]
Designer Candice Olson Reveals Trade Secrets in HGTV's "Candice Tells All"
As previously indicated, the newcomer premieres Saturday, January 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/13/10 - 12:20 PM]
The CW Network Unveils Midseason Schedule
"Hellcats" moves to Tuesdays as "Top Model," "Shedding for the Wedding" set for February 23.

[12/13/10 - 12:16 PM]
Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and My Chemical Romance to Perform During "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" on December 31
Additionally, U2's Bono and The Edge talk with Daly about writing the score and lyrics for the new Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

[12/13/10 - 11:51 AM]
TLC Rings in the New Year With New Seasons of "Say Yes to the Dress" and "Four Weddings"
Both series return back-to-back on Friday, January 7 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/13/10 - 11:39 AM]
Logo Wraps 2010 with On-air and Online Highs Throughout the Year
In addition, Logo's hit summer series "RuPaul's Drag U" will return for a new season in summer 2011.

[12/13/10 - 09:49 AM]
A&E Network Presents the New Original Series "Beyond Scared Straight"
The series premieres Thursday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c with a special 90-minute installment.

[12/13/10 - 09:44 AM]
Finale of "The Amazing Race" Delivers Best Ratings Since October
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 12.

[12/13/10 - 09:27 AM]
Two New Trainers and a Compelling New Twist Deliver a Game-Changing Season Like Nothing Viewers Have Seen Before on NBC's Popular Series "The Biggest Loser: Couples," Premiering Tuesday, January 4, 8-10 P.M. ET
The Peacock details the new season of the veteran reality series.

[12/13/10 - 09:09 AM]
Exclusive: FOX to Drop "Running Wilde" from Lineup
The network has pulled all upcoming originals and will end its late-night run on Saturday nights come January 1.

[12/13/10 - 09:05 AM]
ABC Marks One of Its Strongest Sundays This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 12.

[12/13/10 - 08:58 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Provides Usual Lift to NBC, CBS
Eagles/Cowboys nail-biter gives the Peacock the top spot last night.







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[12/18/14 - 02:07 PM]
ABC Family to Air an Exclusive Look at the "Pretty Little Liars" Winter Premiere During "The Hunger Games" on Monday, December 29
The network's flagship series returns Tuesday, January 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/18/14 - 01:13 PM]
British TV Star Chronicles Body Transformation in Two-Part TLC Special "Fat and Back" (WT)
Said installments are set for Thursday, January 18 and 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Handily Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 8-12.

[12/18/14 - 10:18 AM]
Video: All-New Promo for Season Two of "Salem" Set to Return to WGN America in April
In the spot, Mercy transforms the symbol of her torment at the hands of the town's witches into a signal of the Witch War to come.

[12/18/14 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Wins 2014 as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:40 AM]
USA Network Continues Unprecedented Ratings Streak with 9th Consecutive Year as #1 in Cable in Total Viewers
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:14 AM]
New Five-Part ESPN Series "Snoop & Son: A Dad's Dream" Set for January 14
The series will air four consecutive Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN (re-airs on ESPNU) with a fifth and final episode airing in mid-February.

[12/18/14 - 09:09 AM]
Spike TV and Ace Hardware Announce Major Partnership for the Network's Innovative New Series, "Framework"
The series will showcase the nation's best emerging furniture designers as they compete for a $100,000 cash prize and the opportunity to launch their furniture nationally.

[12/18/14 - 09:03 AM]
New Season of "Brain Games" Tunes Up Your Brain to Give You the Upper Hand, Starting Jan. 19 at 9 PM
Host Jason Silva will be taking you behind the scenes of mind-blowing hidden camera social experiments that reveal startling truths about your own brain and the brains of people around you.

[12/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
Beth Behrs, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Ellen Degeneres, Kat Dennings, Kevin Hart, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry and More to Attend "People's Choice Awards 2015"
The event, airing Wednesday, January 7, will be hosted by Anna Faris and Allison Janney.

[12/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" Couples, Fan Favorites and Host Chris Harrison Will Share Their Love With Millions of Viewers on the First-Ever "Bachelor" Float in the 126th Rose Parade(R)
Chris Soules, Trista and Ryan Sutter, Jason and Molly Mesnick, Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried are among those participating.

[12/18/14 - 09:00 AM]
Hulu Announces Exclusive Multi-Year Licensing Agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for FX Networks' Original Series Produced by FX Productions
Said pact includes the studio's upcoming series "Man Seeking Woman," "The Comedians," "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," "Taboo" and "Wayward Pines."

[12/18/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Sing-Off" Ties for #2 in Its Slot Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 17.

[12/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Wraps Season on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 08:26 AM]
Alfonso Ribeiro Comes to Cooking Channel in New Year with "Unwrapped 2.0"
The newcomer launches Monday, February 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.