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[01/31/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 31
Updates include: CBS extends "Rules of Engagement," "Mike & Molly"; Kristen Bell joins Showtime's "House of Lies"; and Richard Dreyfuss to visit NBC's "Parenthood."

[01/31/11 - 04:53 PM]
ABC Family Announces Pick-Up of "Switched at Birth," "The Nine Lives of Chloe King" and "The Great State of Georgia"
All three series will debut on the network later this year.

[01/31/11 - 04:33 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "SpongeBob" Leads Viewership Pack
Plus: Starz's "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" builds from its premiere audience.

[01/31/11 - 03:14 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Adds Six Minutes to Sunday's "Glee," Extra Hour to "Idol" on March 3
"Idol's" first Thursday results show of the season will now run for two hours.

[01/31/11 - 01:53 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires Yoav Potash's "Crime After Crime" for OWN's Documentary Film Club
The film follows "the legal battle to free Debbie Peagler, a woman imprisoned for over a quarter century due to her connection to the murder of the man who abused her."

[01/31/11 - 12:19 PM]
Premiere of CMT's First Scripted Series, "Working Class," Breaks Records for the Network
CMT spins the numbers for Friday, January 28.

[01/31/11 - 11:57 AM]
Bravo Adds Two New Episodes of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" on Tuesday February 8th and 15th at 10pm ET/PT
"The Lost Footage" airs on February 8 with "Dinner Party From Hell Producers Cut" due the following Tuesday.

[01/31/11 - 10:30 AM]
Regis Philbin to Receive the Legend Award at The Ninth Annual "TV Land Awards" Taping in New York City on April 10, 2011
"Hey, it's about time! Only kidding," said Regis Philbin. "I'm delighted to receive this award. Thanks, TV Land."

[01/31/11 - 10:12 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces February Premieres of Two New Original Series "Searching For..." and "Breaking Down the Bars"
Plus: "Our America with Lisa Ling" will now launch Tuesday, February 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/11 - 10:06 AM]
FOX Inks First-Look Deal With Jonah Hill's JHF
Earlier this season, FOX gave a seven-episode commitment to Hill's new animated series, "Allen Gregory."

[01/31/11 - 10:04 AM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Delivers a New Home to the Hill-Burdette Family, Starting With an Off-Road Demo in Virginia Beach, VA
ABC details another upcoming episode of its long-running Sunday franchise.

[01/31/11 - 09:36 AM]
ABC Claims TV's Top 3 Series in DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 10-16.

[01/31/11 - 09:31 AM]
CBS's Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation of "The Lost Valentine" Attracts Largest Hallmark Audience in Four Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 30.

[01/31/11 - 09:23 AM]
HGTV Offers an Interactive Room Design Experience With New Series "Run My Makeover"
The Alexi Panos-hosted series, which premieres in July, will follow the complete design transformation of a room based on the most popular items selected by online users.

[01/31/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC is Sunday's Non-Sports Leader/"Home Edition" Hits Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 30.

[01/31/11 - 08:53 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Pro Bowl Powers FOX
The NFL's annual exhibition hands the network top demo honors last night.

[01/31/11 - 08:43 AM]
MTV Chronicles the Life of Rapper Cory Gunz in the New Docu-Series "Son of a Gun" Set to Air on Thursday, April 28 at 11PM ET/PT
The six-part series takes viewers "into the world of Cory Gunz as he faces the tough decisions artists encounter as they're struggling to succeed in the competitive and cutthroat music industry."

[01/31/11 - 08:39 AM]
Spike TV Picks Up New Original Series, "Bar Rescue" and "Repo Games"
"Bar Rescue" begins shooting in April while "Repo Games" goes into production in February.

[01/31/11 - 07:55 AM]
Logo Builds on Primetime Momentum With Five Development Projects Including Comedy Project Executive Produced by Sarah Silverman
Silverman is behind "Tig Has Friends," in which comedian Tig Notaro interviews the cast of a different TV show, movie or band every week.

[01/31/11 - 07:39 AM]
Oxygen Media to Premiere Paramount Pictures' "Grease Sing-A-Long" Airing Friday, February 4
The film will kick off Oxygen's first "Gleekend," a 12-hour marathon of fan favorites episodes from seasons one and two of the hit series, "Glee."

[01/31/11 - 06:38 AM]
FOX Kicks Off Fantastic February
The network details its February sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[01/31/11 - 06:01 AM]
"Inside the Vault" to Air on WGN America and 17 Tribune Broadcasting Affiliates in February 2011
Cris Collinsworth hosts the 10-episode series, which "showcases stories, insights and lively conversation that give a wide variety of perspectives on the life of today's classic man."

[01/31/11 - 05:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Easy Win for FOX With "Cops," "AMW"
Plus: a Jesse Eisenberg-hosted "Saturday Night Live" delivers a 5.1 rating/12 share.

[01/30/11 - 09:36 PM]
Betty White Wins Screen Actors Guild Award(R) for Her Role in TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland"
"We could not be more proud of Betty and our entire cast," said the network's Larry W. Jones.

[01/30/11 - 07:05 PM]
Screen Actors Guild Honors Outstanding Film And Television Performances at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" tops the list with wins for Steve Buscemi and ensemble the cast.

[01/30/11 - 03:35 PM]
Stunt Performers from "Inception" and "True Blood" are Recipients of Screen Actors Guild's Honors for Film and Television Stunt Ensembles
The announcement was made on the live SAG Awards(R) red carpet pre-show webcast on tnt.tv and tbs.com.

[01/29/11 - 10:03 AM]
Taye Diggs, Tina Fey, Dennis Haysbert, Susan Sarandon, Donald Sutherland to Present at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
The ceremony will be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS tomorrow night at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/29/11 - 09:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Fringe" Makes It Two in a Row for FOX
The drama takes home the demo crown once again for the network.

[01/29/11 - 09:16 AM]
"20/20" Grows for the 2nd Straight Week in Key Adult Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 28.

[01/29/11 - 08:01 AM]
Comcast and GE Complete Transaction to Form NBCUniversal, LLC
The new company is 51 percent owned by Comcast, 49 percent owned by GE, and managed by Comcast.

[01/28/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 28
Updates include: Greg Grunberg is "Big Mike" for A&E; Geoff Stults to topline FOX's "Bones" spin-off; and a half-dozen more pilots get greenlit.

[01/28/11 - 04:52 PM]
"Archer" Sophomore Season Opens Solid for FX
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, January 27.

[01/28/11 - 04:26 PM]
WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin Hosts USA's "WWE Tough Enough(R)"
The unscripted series will premiere Monday, April 4 at 11:00/10:00c, immediately following "WWE Raw."

[01/28/11 - 03:12 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Jersey Shore"
MTV's powerhouse eclipses USA's originals, A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight."

[01/28/11 - 02:55 PM]
"Two and a Half Men" Goes on Production Hiatus
CBS, Warner Bros. Television and executive producer Chuck Lorre release a joint statement regarding Charlie Sheen's decision to enter a rehabilitation center.

[01/28/11 - 02:54 PM]
Viewers Catch "The Vampire Diaries" and "Nikita" in a Big Way Thursday Night
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, January 27.

[01/28/11 - 02:14 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: VH1
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:11 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: USA
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:08 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TV Land
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:05 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: truTV
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:02 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TNT
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 01:12 PM]
Amy Adams, Annette Bening, Helena Bonham Carter, Jesse Eisenberg, Colin Firth and More To Present At The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Also on tap to present: Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, Mila Kunis, Natalie Portman, Mark Ruffalo, Geoffrey Rush, Justin Timberlake and Mark Wahlberg.

[01/28/11 - 10:07 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Beats Out its Non-"Idol" Competition in the 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 27.

[01/28/11 - 09:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol," "Bones" Huge for FOX
The veteran drama posts its best 18-49 numbers in almost four years.

[01/28/11 - 08:26 AM]
Eugene Jarecki's "Reagan," Debuting Feb. 7 on HBO, Explores an Iconic American President
James A. Baker, Pat Buchanan, Peter Robinson, Arthur Laffer, Frank Snepp and Michael Reagan are among the featured participants.

[01/28/11 - 07:33 AM]
NBC Universal Joins With TurboTax to Unveil "All Star Celebrity Treasure Hunt" During Full Night of Primetime Sponsorship on January 30
Brooke Burns hosts the "National Treasure" show within a show, with Brandy Norwood, Lisa Rinna and Jeremy Roenick serving as competitors.

[01/28/11 - 07:14 AM]
Cartoon Network Announces "Hall of Game Awards" Nominees
Drew Brees, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Albert Pujols are up for best male athlete while Danica Patrick, Lindsey Vonn, Michelle Wie and Serena Williams will vie for best female athlete.

[01/27/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 27
Updates include: ABC to go "Missing" this summer; Jack McGee, Tony Hale land pilots; and Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor in talks to join ABC's "Charlie's Angels."

[01/27/11 - 05:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Continues Rise for A&E
The newcomer and the 200th episode of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" take the top two spots last night.

[01/27/11 - 03:21 PM]
"Face Off" Delivers Syfy's Best Premiere Night for a New Reality Franchise in Six Years Among Adults 18-49
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 26.







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