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    [wednesday, january 19, 2011]    
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[01/19/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 19
Updates include: Michael Clarke Duncan joins FOX's "Bones" spin-off; Ronald D. Moore, Jack Burditt pilots move forward; and ABC books dates for "Shark Tank" (March 25), "Take the Money and Run" (April 14).

[01/19/11 - 04:59 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Special Powers "Skins"
A Monday edition of the MTV blockbuster draws 7.7 million viewers and a 3.9 rating among adults 18-49.

[01/19/11 - 03:19 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Atlanta" Takes Demo Crown for Bravo
Plus: Disney's three originals are the most-watched programs on the night.

[01/19/11 - 02:42 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company, 19 Entertainment and FremantleMedia Announce Sponsors for 10th Season of "American Idol"
Ford, Coca-Cola and AT&T will all return as official sponsors.

[01/19/11 - 02:18 PM]
USA Flexes Programming Muscle With New Original Scripted Series "A Legal Mind" and "Necessary Roughness"
Each series will debut with a 90-minute premiere followed by 11 one-hour episodes.

[01/19/11 - 01:09 PM]
Hallmark Channel Kicks Off "Countdown to Valentine's Day" With "A Valentine's Date," A Star-Studded Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere February 4
Elisa Donovan, Brad Rowe, Tom Skerritt, John Schneider, Tracey Gold and Fred Willard star.

[01/19/11 - 12:40 PM]
New First-Run Dating Reality Strip "Excused" Sold in More Than 50% of the Country
Iliza Shlesinger hosts the series, from the producers of "Blind Date."

[01/19/11 - 12:20 PM]
"Live Like a New Yorker" Contest Launches on HGTV's Facebook Page in January
The grand prize is an all-expense paid trip for two to New York and a chance to meet network stars, including the cast of "Selling New York."

[01/19/11 - 12:07 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Jan. 10-16
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 10-16.

[01/19/11 - 12:01 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces PaleyFest2011
New additions include "White Collar," "Eastbound & Down," "Hot in Cleveland," "Parks & Recreation" and "Raising Hope."

[01/19/11 - 11:58 AM]
History's Hit Series, "American Pickers," Scores All-Time High
History spins the numbers for Monday, January 17.

[01/19/11 - 11:57 AM]
USA and Ford Continue Marketing Partnership Around "White Collar"
The integrated offerings include in-show placement, a customized Ford on-air vignette featuring Tim DeKay and integration into USA's newest show-themed online game.

[01/19/11 - 11:40 AM]
Disney Channel Stands as TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day Among Tweens 9-14 for the 7th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 10-16.

[01/19/11 - 11:29 AM]
"60 Minutes" Draws Its Largest Adults 25-54 Audience in Two Years and Makes the Top 5 for the Fifth Time in Six Telecasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 16.

[01/19/11 - 11:17 AM]
Record-Breaking "NCIS" Leads CBS to Its 15th Win in 17 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 10-16.

[01/19/11 - 10:46 AM]
For Sixth Straight Month, Syfy Saturday Original Movie Breaks Two Million Total Viewers Mark as Behemoth Draws 2.16 Million on January 15
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 15.

[01/19/11 - 10:39 AM]
NFC Playoffs Score Weekly Win for FOX
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 10-16.

[01/19/11 - 10:13 AM]
ABC Family's Hit Series "Make It or Break It" Returns for Its Mid-Season Premiere, Monday, March 28th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The mid-season premiere will follow the return of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

[01/19/11 - 10:12 AM]
Up by 14%, ABC is the Only Major Net to Gain Viewers Over the Year-Ago Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 10-16.

[01/19/11 - 10:07 AM]
Animal Planet Travels Coast to Coast to Find America's Feistiest Felines and Cat Fanatics in "Must Love Cats"
The six-part series launches Saturday, February 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/19/11 - 10:03 AM]
Discovery Channel and TLC Rule Friday Prime
Discovery and TLC spin the numbers for Friday, January 14.

[01/19/11 - 09:24 AM]
"NCIS" Leads Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 18.

[01/19/11 - 09:22 AM]
ABC Scores its Best Tuesday in 6 Weeks with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 18.

[01/19/11 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "NCIS" to Victory
Plus: ABC sees week-to-week gains from "No Ordinary Family" and "V."

[01/19/11 - 08:27 AM]
"The Ride: The Road to the U.S. Army All American Bowl" Enters the End Zone on January 22 at 11 P.M. ET Only on MTV2
The final episode is the culmination of the series that followed the lives of eight talented, yet under-the-radar high school quarterbacks.

[01/19/11 - 08:17 AM]
Syfy and THQ Original Movie "Red Faction: Origins" Begins Production With All-Star Cast Led by "Stargate Universe's" Brian J. Smith and Film Icon Robert Patrick
Kate Vernon, Danielle Nicolet, Gareth David-Lloyd, Tamzin Merchant and Devon Graye also star in the project, set to premiere in May.

[01/19/11 - 07:46 AM]
TLC Relives Royal Romance in the 2-Hour Event "The Queen"
Said offering airs Sunday, February 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/19/11 - 07:45 AM]
TLC Rolls Out Plans for Royal "I Do's"
A week-long event of programming starting Sunday, April 24 will lead into the highly anticipated nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday, April 29.

[01/19/11 - 06:01 AM]
CBS Announces the Cast for "The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business" Premiering Sunday, Feb. 20
Said lineup features fan favorites from previous seasons, including the cowboys, former NFL cheerleaders, the Harlem Globetrotters and the Goths.

[01/19/11 - 12:18 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Hot in Cleveland" Co-Star Betty White
Part four of four from our recent set visit to the TV Land comedy series.

[01/19/11 - 12:17 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Hot in Cleveland" Co-Star Wendie Malick
Part three of four from our recent set visit to the TV Land comedy series.

[01/19/11 - 12:16 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Hot in Cleveland" Co-Star Jane Leeves
Part two of four from our recent set visit to the TV Land comedy series.

[01/19/11 - 12:14 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Hot in Cleveland" Co-Star Valerie Bertinelli
Part one of four from our recent set visit to the TV Land comedy series.

[01/18/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: January 17-18
Updates include: Santiago Cabrera joins FOX's "Alcatraz"; Tim Kring lands "Touch," also at FOX; and Rob Thomas gets a greenlight from FOX for "Little in Common."

[01/18/11 - 03:21 PM]
"Flying Wild Alaska" Debuts as Highest-Rated New Series Premiere in Discovery Channel History
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 14.

[01/18/11 - 03:04 PM]
NBC Postpones Return of "Law & Order: Los Angeles," "Marriage Ref"
"Parenthood" will stay put on Tuesdays while "America's Next Great Restaurant" moves to Sundays.

[01/18/11 - 03:00 PM]
All That Glitters Is Not Gold on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Two-Part Reunion Special
Part one airs Thursday, January 27 followed by part two on Tuesday, February 1.

[01/18/11 - 02:08 PM]
Syfy's New Original Drama "Being Human" Sinks Its Teeth Into Nearly 2 Million Viewers at 9PM and 3.8 Million Viewers Overall
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, January 17.

[01/18/11 - 02:08 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery Strikes "Gold" Again
"Gold Rush: Alaska" is Friday's top demo draw, Disney's "Suite Life on Deck" is most-watched overall.

[01/18/11 - 01:23 PM]
BBC America to Broadcast U.S. Premiere of BAFTA Film Awards
Hosted by Jonathan Ross, the 2011 Awards will broadcast from London's Royal Opera House on Sunday, February 13 and will once again be premiered on the same day in the U.S.

[01/18/11 - 01:12 PM]
MTV's "Skins" Debuts With a 3.4 Rating (P12-24) and 3.26 Million Total Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, January 17.

[01/18/11 - 12:51 PM]
"Lemonade Mouth," A Disney Channel Original Movie, Set to Premiere Friday, April 15 on Disney Channel
The original movie was previously slated for Friday, March 25.

[01/18/11 - 12:39 PM]
Sundance Channel Puts It "All on the Line" With New Fashion Series Featuring Industry Leader Joe Zee
The eight-part series launches Tuesday, March 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[01/18/11 - 12:38 PM]
Sundance Channel Taps Marco Bresaz as Vice President of Original Programming and Development
Most recently, Bresaz was vice president, Original Programming and Development for TV Land, where he was a key driver behind the channel's push into original programming.

[01/18/11 - 12:37 PM]
Animal Planet's "Fatal Attractions" Enters Its Second Season With Five New Episodes
Following a sneak peak on Sunday, February 13, the new season will air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c beginning February 18.

[01/18/11 - 12:06 PM]
Television Legend Regis Philbin Announces Retirement from "Live! with Regis and Kelly"
"This will be my last year on this show," Philbin told viewers this morning. "There is a time that everything must come to an end."

[01/18/11 - 11:39 AM]
"Hannah Montana" Finale Delivers 6.2 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, January 16.

[01/18/11 - 11:06 AM]
Syfy Renews "Sanctuary" for Season Four
The 13-episode season will begin producton this spring with an eye towards a fall premiere.

[01/18/11 - 10:46 AM]
Rascal Flatts Is the Hot Ticket on ABC With the Television Special, "Rascal Flatts: Nothing Like This Presented by JCPenney"
The one-hour special airs Saturday, March 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/18/11 - 10:42 AM]
"CMT Crossroads" to Go Live from Super Bowl XLV With The Pretenders and Faith Hill
The special premieres Saturday, February 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.







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[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 12:58 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 12:38 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 11:16 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:41 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:30 AM]
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[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
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