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[01/04/11 - 06:08 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 4
Updates include: Warner Bros. clears "TMZ" through 2013-14; and two actors join The CW's "Danni Lowinski."

[01/04/11 - 05:01 PM]
"American Chopper: Senior vs Junior" Is #1 Cable Program Among Men in Primetime
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 04:01 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2010: #40-31
Our annual countdown continues with "Parenthood," "Modern Family," "The Good Guys" and more!

[01/04/11 - 03:05 PM]
Aloha, Football Fans! "Hawaii Five-0" Scores Post-AFC Championship Slot
An original installment will air Sunday, January 23 following the AFC title game.

[01/04/11 - 03:01 PM]
"Bob's Burgers" Flips Fatburger Restaurants to Serve Up Nationwide Partnership This January
"The Thanks a Brunch Burger" will be given away at select locations on Thursday, January 6.

[01/04/11 - 01:14 PM]
Lifetime's "The Craigslist Killer" Secures 5.4 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 12:31 PM]
Starz Sells 25% Equity Stake in Starz Media to The Weinstein Company
Separately, Anchor Bay has entered into a multi-year domestic distribution agreement for new theatrical content from TWC and its Dimension Films label.

[01/04/11 - 12:27 PM]
Bravo Pulls Out an "Ace" as "Inside the Actors Studio" Profiles Jim Carrey
Said installment premieres Monday, January 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/04/11 - 12:14 PM]
More Than One Million Total Viewers Enter "The Twilight Zone" During Syfy's 16th Annual New Year's Marathon
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 1.

[01/04/11 - 12:12 PM]
G4 Provides the Most Live On-Air Coverage of the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show on January 6th
G4's hosts Kevin Pereira and Morgan Webb are "just the tech experts needed to lead the charge and decipher today's hottest technology."

[01/04/11 - 11:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 27-Jan. 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 27-January 2.

[01/04/11 - 11:31 AM]
MGM to Handle National Distribution of Weigel's Me-TV Classic TV Digital Network
"Cheers," "M*A*S*H," “The Dick Van Dyke Show," and "The Bob Newhart Show" will all be featured on Memorable Entertainment Television.

[01/04/11 - 11:18 AM]
It's Spring Fever on VH1 With Six New Series Set to Premiere in March and April 2011
"Audrina," "Wedding Wars," "Beverly Hill Fabulous," "Love & Hip Hop," "Saddle Ranch," "VH1 Tough Love Miami" and "Ton of Cash" are all due in the coming months.

[01/04/11 - 11:14 AM]
Return of 2010's Breakout Hit Series "Pretty Little Liars" Becomes ABC Family's No. 2 Telecast Ever in Women 18-34/Females 12-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 10:59 AM]
CBS Delivers 11 of the Top 20 Broadcasts in Repeat-Filled Holiday Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 27-January 2.

[01/04/11 - 10:40 AM]
Mark Burnett and VH1 Team Up to Give an Inside Look Into Audrina Patridge's Life on VH1's "Audrina"
The series, due in April, tracks Audrina as she "takes her career to the next level while working to maintain some sense of normalcy."

[01/04/11 - 10:37 AM]
For First Time Ever in a 4th Quarter, "Nightline" is #1 in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the fourth quarter of 2010.

[01/04/11 - 10:33 AM]
ABC Claims 5 of the Top 10 Non-Sports TV Shows for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 27-January 2.

[01/04/11 - 10:31 AM]
WE tv Renews Original Series "Downsized" for a Second Season
The network is ordering 10 all-new episodes set to premiere this summer.

[01/04/11 - 10:30 AM]
WE tv Announces Pair of Original Series for 2011
"Braxton Family Values" bows Tuesday, April 12 while "Staten Island Cakes" will launch Tuesday, June 21.

[01/04/11 - 10:21 AM]
Nickelodeon's "House of Anubis" Series Premiere Scores Top Spot With Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, January 1.

[01/04/11 - 10:18 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top Five for the Fourth Straight Time and the Top 10 for the Ninth Time Over 14 Telecasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 2.

[01/04/11 - 09:59 AM]
Orange Bowl: ESPN's Third-Best College Football Overnight
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 09:56 AM]
CBS Starts the New Year With a Monday Night Sweep
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 09:46 AM]
Video: Starz Original Series "Camelot" - First Look
The 10-episode epic drama premieres Friday, April 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/04/11 - 09:04 AM]
Showtime Enlists Damian Lewis to Star in "Homeland" Opposite Claire Danes
Laura Fraser and Diego Klattenhoff also join the project, from Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa and Gideon Raff.

[01/04/11 - 08:58 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Originals Top "The Bachelor"
ABC's dating franchise returns down 12.12% in adults 18-49 from a year ago.

[01/04/11 - 08:55 AM]
"The Bachelor" Wins with Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 3.

[01/04/11 - 08:22 AM]
truTV Greenlights Third Season of Hit Series "Hardcore Pawn"
The show's second season is currently airing Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c, with the third season slated to begin in mid February.

[01/04/11 - 08:09 AM]
Oxygen Media to Launch "OxygenLive: Obsessed"
The enhanced version of OxygenLive.com will feature a live companion show that will stream before, during and after the linear show.

[01/04/11 - 07:32 AM]
Interview: "V" Co-Stars Elizabeth Mitchell & Laura Vandervoort
Plus: Jane Badler, Scott Wolf, Charles Mesure & Scott Rosenbaum from our recent set visit.

[01/04/11 - 07:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland" Co-Star Ben McKenzie
Part three of three from our recent set visit of the TNT drama.

[01/04/11 - 07:30 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland" Co-Star Regina King
Part two of three from our recent set visit of the TNT drama.

[01/04/11 - 07:29 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland" Co-Star Michael Cudlitz
Part one of three from our recent set visit of the TNT drama.

[01/04/11 - 07:20 AM]
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Announces Promotions for Seasoned Staffers and Departure of Executive Producer Josh Lieb
Steve Bodow, Jennifer Flanz and Jim Margolis have been promoted to co-executive producers, Tim Carvell to head writer and Pam DePace to supervising producer.

[01/04/11 - 07:09 AM]
Academy Award-Winning Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Hosts "Saturday Night Live" on January 15 With Grammy Winning Musical Guest Cee Lo Green
The pair will follow Jim Carrey and musical guest The Black Keys on January 8.

[01/04/11 - 06:58 AM]
ION Television Celebrates 2010 as Most Watched Year Ever
ION spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/04/11 - 06:12 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company, Syco Television and FremantleMedia Announce Pepsi as Official Sponsor of "The X Factor"
"It feels like the perfect fit, and I love their ambition and excitement," said Simon Cowell.

[01/03/11 - 09:03 PM]
Starz Digital Media Preps for Return of "Spartacus" with New Facebook Social Game, Multimedia iPad Script App
The Beta for the social game will be opened up on January 6 to the first 10,000 "Spartacus" fans who register on Facebook.

[01/03/11 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 3
Updates include: "Life Unexpected's" Liz Tigelaar signs with ABC Studios; J.B. Smoove to star in FOX project; and Warren Leight tackle medical ethics, also at FOX.

[01/03/11 - 06:06 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2010: #50-41
Our annual countdown kicks off with "Stargate Universe," "Raising Hope," "Law & Order" and more!

[01/03/11 - 04:35 PM]
Fans Step Into the Ring as the Next Contender in a Live-Action "Lights Out" Boxing Game
The game is composed of hundreds of individual video segments captured over a two-day period with star Holt McCallany.

[01/03/11 - 03:55 PM]
Hub TV to Premiere Original Series "Transformers Prime"
The series will formally roll out Friday, February 11 at 4:30/3:30c.

[01/03/11 - 02:20 PM]
ESPN's Rose Bowl Game: Cable's Third-Biggest Audience
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, January 2.

[01/03/11 - 11:34 AM]
Elton John Added to Stellar Lineup to Attend People's Choice Awards 2011 Wednesday, January 5 on the CBS Television Network
The show will also feature a performance from Selena Gomez and the Scene.

[01/03/11 - 11:27 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate Ratings Wins for the Fourth Quarter of 2010
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 20-24 and the fourth quarter to date.

[01/03/11 - 11:06 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces Ninth Season of Animated Mega-Hit "SpongeBob SquarePants," Reaching Series' Landmark 200th Episode
The network is adding 26 episodes to the series that will roll out in 2012.

[01/03/11 - 09:13 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Rams-Seahawks Earns Best Overnight Rating in Nearly a Decade for NFL's Season-Ending Game
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 2.

[01/03/11 - 09:06 AM]
ABC Scores One its Top Sundays this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 2.

[01/03/11 - 09:03 AM]
BBC America Hires Discovery and IFC Exec to Development Role
Smith will oversee all aspects of non-scripted program development for the channel.







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[11/24/14 - 04:17 PM]
Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams Team Up to Perform "Spark the Fire"
Look for said performance on the two-hour Monday, December 1 telecast (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) of "The Voice."

[11/24/14 - 03:24 PM]
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ABC spins the digital numbers for Thursday, November 20.

[11/24/14 - 03:13 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 03:02 PM]
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Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/24/14 - 02:56 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 02:35 PM]
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[11/24/14 - 01:00 PM]
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The lucky sweepstakes winner, along with an entourage of his/her five closest friends, will be awarded a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel in style to Los Angeles, where they will receive the ultimate star treatment.

[11/24/14 - 12:50 PM]
Miley Cyrus, Channing Tatum and Additional Talent Added to "FOX's Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular" Airing Thanksgiving Night on FOX
Kaley Cuoco, Queen Latifah, Gavin DeGraw, Wayne Brady and Roselyn Sanchez are also on tap for the two-hour special.

[11/24/14 - 12:31 PM]
SEC Network to Simulcast Iron Bowl with Finebaum Viewing Option; Airs SEC Nation live from the Egg Bowl
Both the Iron Bowl (No. 14 Auburn at No. 1 Alabama) and the Egg Bowl (No. 4 Mississippi State at No. 8 Ole Miss) match a Top 15 team facing an in-state rival currently ranked in the Top Four of the College Football Playoff Rankings.

[11/24/14 - 12:30 PM]
Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly Join Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn in HBO's "True Detective"
The eight-episode hour-long drama has begun production in California.

[11/24/14 - 12:22 PM]
Get Cozy This December with Three Returning Original Series on The Weather Channel
"Prospectors" and "Highway Thru Hell" return Sunday, December 7 while "Why Planes Crash" is due back on Monday, December 15.

[11/24/14 - 12:22 PM]
Showtime(R) to Marathon Current Seasons of Hit Series "Homeland" and "The Affair" Over Thanksgiving Weekend
Both series return with new episodes on Sunday, December 7 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/24/14 - 12:05 PM]
David Dobkin Will Direct "Badlands" (WT) for AMC
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[11/24/14 - 12:03 PM]
"Regarding Susan Sontag," An Illuminating Portrait of the Provocative 20th-Century Thinker, Debuts Dec. 8 on HBO
A complex person, Sontag fiercely guarded her privacy, despite her boldness in the literary world.

[11/24/14 - 11:51 AM]
MTV Is Crossing Over This Tuesday with the "'Girl Code' to 'Awkward' and 'Faking It'" Special Airing Tuesday, November 25 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
"Awkward" season five and the second half of "Faking It" season two will return in 2015.