[monday, november 21, 2011]    
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[11/21/11 - 10:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 21
Updates include: "Up All Night" gets two extra episodes from NBC; Akiva Goldsman sets up shop at HBO; and Andrea Rosen joins Andrew Gurland's Showtime pilot.

[11/21/11 - 06:12 PM]
"Grimm" Scares Up Full Season, Thursday Showcase on NBC
Also on tap are encores on Saturday, December 17 at 8:00/7:00c and Saturday, December 31 at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c.

[11/21/11 - 04:55 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals Claim 3 of Top 4 Spots
"Jessie," "Phineas & Ferb" and "A.N.T. Farm" are among the night's most-watched programs.

[11/21/11 - 03:54 PM]
"SNL" Heats Up December With Three Back-to-Back Shows
Look for Steve Buscemi/The Black Keys on December 3; Katy Perry/Robyn on December 10; and Jimmy Fallon/Michael Buble on December 17.

[11/21/11 - 03:49 PM]
Bravo Media Expands "Watch What Happens: Live" to Five Nights a Week Strip Beginning January 8, 11PM
Plus: Jerry Leo has been upped to Executive Vice President, Program Strategy and Production from his previous position as Senior Vice President, Program Strategy and Acquisitions.

[11/21/11 - 03:20 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Once Again #1 Program in All of Television Friday Night Among Men, With an Average of 3.58 Million Tuning In
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 18.

[11/21/11 - 02:40 PM]
Ty Pennington Finds a New Way to Change Lives As He Brings People's Hidden Treasures to "The Great Big American Auction," Thursday, December 8 on ABC
Pennington will travel the country "scouring flea markets, cellars & attics, yard sales and back alleys to find one-of-a-kind items whose owners have no idea of their real value."

[11/21/11 - 02:28 PM]
"Blue Bloods" Tops Friday in All Key Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, November 18.

[11/21/11 - 02:12 PM]
The Red Jacket Firearms Crew Returns for a Third Season of Discovery's Action-Packed Hit Series "Sons of Guns"
The new season kicks off on Wednesday, December 7 at 9:00/8:00c while the one-hour special "Guns of Glory" rolls out this Thursday at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/21/11 - 12:42 PM]
Emmy Award Winner Jane Curtin Joins the Cast of "Unforgettable"
She'll play "an acerbic and demanding inspector who was running the medical examiner's office in Manhattan until being demoted to the Queens Police Department."

[11/21/11 - 12:09 PM]
Christmas Arrives Early at OWN With the Television Premiere of "Becoming Santa"
The SXSW Film Festival award-winning documentary premieres Wednesday, December 7 from 9:00/8:00c.

[11/21/11 - 11:08 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Delivers Record-Setting DVR Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 4.

[11/21/11 - 10:41 AM]
Hump Day Gets a Whole Lot Funnier When E!'s Hit Comedy Series "The Soup" Hosted by Joel McHale Debuts on Its New Night Beginning Wednesday, November 30 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: "The Soup" will launch a new standalone website (thesouptv.com) and a new mobile app for iPhone and Android smartphones on Wednesday, November 30.

[11/21/11 - 10:36 AM]
The Families of FOX's Animation Domination Sunday Give Thanks
All five series from the lineup will air original installments this Sunday, November 27.

[11/21/11 - 09:45 AM]
VH1 Welcomes "Mama Drama" to the Family January 1, 2012
The 10-episode docu-series "will uncover five sets of over-the-top, mothers and their adult daughters that leave you wondering, who is the "grown-up" and who is the child?"

[11/21/11 - 09:40 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Once Upon a Time" Star Raphael Sbarge Set to Take Place on Sunday, November 27
He'll be up on Twitter at @raphaelsbarge, during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[11/21/11 - 09:36 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "NY Ink" Returns for Season Two on Thursday, December 29 at 9PM ET/PT
The Ami James-led series returns with the first of 10 all-new episodes.

[11/21/11 - 09:09 AM]
Kelly Clarkson and Bruno Mars to Perform on "The X Factor" Results Show
This week's installment airs on a special night, Wednesday, November 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/21/11 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's "AMAs" is Up in Viewers and Key Demos with a 7-year High in Teens
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 20.

[11/21/11 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's "SNF" Holds Off ABC's "AMAs"
The Alphabet's annual "American Music Awards" coverage returns on par with a year ago.

[11/21/11 - 08:43 AM]
HGTV Seeks One Lucky Disney-Loving Family for Fantasy-Filled, Over-the-Top "My Yard Goes Disney" Makeover
The family selected for the makeover will be featured in the season finale as one of the 11 Disney Parks-inspired makeovers in 2012.

[11/21/11 - 08:04 AM]
Travel Channel and Rand McNally's Tripology.com Launch Multi-Platform Partnership
Said partnership allows viewers inspired by the network's travel programming to connect with trained "tripologists."

[11/21/11 - 07:20 AM]
Eagles-Giants Earns 14.0 Overnight Rating on "Sunday Night Football"
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 20.

[11/21/11 - 07:19 AM]
A&E Presents a Two-Hour Original Crime Special "The Long Island Serial Killer"
Said event premieres on Monday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/21/11 - 06:39 AM]
WE tv Greenlights "Mary Mary" for 2012
The eight-episode series, featuring the three-time Grammy award winning Gospel duo, will premiere Thursday, March 29 on the network.

[11/21/11 - 06:05 AM]
"Portlandia" Hits the Road: Coming to a City Near You
"Portlandia: The Tour" begins in Portland on Tuesday, December 27 and continues through Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Brooklyn and New York.

[11/21/11 - 03:01 AM]
"VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" Adds Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Boyz II Men, Estelle, Marsha Ambrosius and Travie McCoy as Performers
The headlining "divas" include Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Florence + The Machine, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J. and Jill Scott.

[11/20/11 - 08:58 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNL" Ties Season High Among Adults 18-49
Jason Segel and musical guest Florence + The Machine tie October 12's effort featuring Charlie Day and musical guest Maroon 5.

[11/19/11 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Scores its 2nd Strongest Friday of the Season in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 18.

[11/19/11 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Extends Win Streak to Three
The CBS drama has been the night's top draw for three weeks in a row.

[11/18/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 18
Updates include: ABC trims "Cougar Town" to 15 episodes; Christine Ebersole joins TBS's "Sullivan & Son"; and "Body of Proof" gets three additional episodes.

[11/18/11 - 04:49 PM]
The Bluths Are Back and Only on Netflix - "Arrested Development" Returns for All New Episodes Premiering the First Half of 2013
20th Century Fox Television and Imagine Television will resume production on all new episodes of the series, five years after its cancellation.

[11/18/11 - 04:44 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Jets/Broncos Thriller Powers NFL Network
Plus: numbers for History's "Swampsgiving," Showtime's "Saint Misbehavin'" and OWN's "Don't Tell the Bride."

[11/18/11 - 02:55 PM]
ABC Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
"GCB" set for Sundays, "The River" bound for Tuesdays and "Missing" lands on Thursdays.

[11/18/11 - 01:30 PM]
Elisabeth Shue Joins the Cast of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
Her character will be introduced in the episode scheduled to air on February 15.

[11/18/11 - 11:05 AM]
ABC Family Has Begun Production on the New Pilot "Intercept"
Danielle Panabaker, Austin Butler, Chloe Wang and Nolan Gerard Funk star in the project, written by Ray Wright and directed by Kevin Hooks.

[11/18/11 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Goes "Buck Wild" With New Docu-Series Following a Group of Friends in Small Town Appalachia
The series, set in rural West Virginia, has a 12-episode commitment.

[11/18/11 - 10:26 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces the Premiere of Oprah's New Original Primetime Series "Oprah's Next Chapter"
Steven Tyler is featured in the two-hour premiere, airing Sunday, January 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/18/11 - 10:09 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Dates, Venue and Initial Honorees for PaleyFest 2012
"American Horror Story," "Mad Men" and "Modern Family" are among the shows to be featured during the March 2-14 event.

[11/18/11 - 09:56 AM]
"Dexter(R)" Takes a Stab at Two More Seasons
Seasons seven and eight will consist of 12 episodes each.

[11/18/11 - 09:54 AM]
TLC Lets Its Geek Flag Fly - New Special "Geek Love" to Premiere December 18th
Two half hour specials have been ordered and will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/18/11 - 09:14 AM]
CBS Scores First Thursday Win of the Season in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 17.

[11/18/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's Special "20/20" Draws the Net's 2nd Biggest Audience in the Slot in 10 months
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 17.

[11/18/11 - 08:42 AM]
Only One Sibling Will Keep Their Powers in a Climactic One Hour Episode of "Wizards of Waverly Place," Premiering Friday, January 6 on Disney Channel
Bridgit Mendler and Gregg Sulkin are among the installment's guest stars.

[11/18/11 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dethrones FOX Among 18-49
The Eye wins the night for the first time this season among adults 18-49.

[11/18/11 - 08:34 AM]
Harvey Pekar Widow Joyce Brabner Launches Tribute Statue Project for Cleveland Heights Public Library
"A desk in a Cleveland library - we can't think of a more fitting and quintessentially Pekaresque way to pay tribute to Harvey," said "American Splendor" directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini.

[11/18/11 - 06:04 AM]
Bravo Expands First-Ever "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Reunion Into Two Night Event
"Matchmaker" and "Fashion Hunters" will now both wrap their seasons on Tuesday, December 6 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/17/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 17
Updates include: "The Ricki Lake Show" a go for fall 2012; Endemol Studios books two imports at ABC; and FX passes on "Outlaw Country," to retool "Powers."

[11/17/11 - 09:03 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 17
FOX details the show's latest elimination installment.

[11/17/11 - 06:09 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: A Conversation with Leslie Moonves"
The CBS Corporation President & CEO talks Netflix, Charlie Sheen and more from the TV landscape.

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[10/25/16 - 02:18 PM]
VH1's Highly Anticipated "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party" to Premiere Monday, November 7 at 10PM ET/PT
Guests include Seth Rogen, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Jamie Chung, 2 Chainz, Naya Rivera, Ashley Graham, Jason Derulo, 50 Cent, Fat Joe, Mike Epps, Kathy Griffin, Kelis, Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross, Keke Palmer, Robin Thicke and Bella Thorne.

[10/25/16 - 01:16 PM]
Comedy Central Sets Election Night Programming
Highlights include a live one-hour telecast of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airing at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/25/16 - 01:00 PM]
CMT's Annual "Artists of the Year" Celebration Continues to Rise Attracting Nearly 2 Million Viewers with Ratings Soaring More Than 20%
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/25/16 - 12:38 PM]
Showtime(R) Accelerates World Television Premiere Date for "Zero Days" to Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9PM ET/PT
As the subject continues to make headlines across the U.S and world, this film becomes more relevant and powerful documentary as viewers are being confronted by these issues in their daily lives.

[10/25/16 - 12:01 PM]
"The 2016 SNL Election Special" Revisits Unpredictable Presidential Campaign
The hour-long telecast is set to air Monday, November 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/25/16 - 11:26 AM]
Discovery Cruises Into SEMA to Find the Next Motor Monday Star
Discovery Casting will be scouting for new talent at the SEMA Auto show taking place November 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

[10/25/16 - 10:59 AM]
FYI Orders Season Five of "Married at First Sight" in Chicago
Production has already begun in Chicago, Illinois with the new season slated to air in 2017.

[10/25/16 - 10:14 AM]
TV One Joins Lexus for a Special Presentation of "Lexus Verses and Flow" Airing Wednesday, October 26 at 11 PM ET/8 PM PT
Dondré T. Whitfield hosts the special evening that blends music performances by chart-topping artists with spoken word presentations from top slam poetry artists.

[10/25/16 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Key Art and Trailer for Season Two of Original Scripted Drama, "The Art of More" Released
Returning for the new season are stars Dennis Quaid, who also serves as executive producer, Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes and Christian Cooke.

[10/25/16 - 10:01 AM]
History's New Military Drama Series "Six" Premieres Wednesday, January 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The eight episode first season follows members of Navy SEAL Team Six, modern American warriors, whose covert mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with terrorists.

[10/25/16 - 09:01 AM]
International Icon Lady Gaga to Perform at the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
Lady Gaga is a nine-time American Music Award nominee and took home the win in 2010 for Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock.

[10/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Bravo Media Goes Behind the Scenes of the Ultra Exclusive "Timber Creek Lodge" Premiering Monday, December 5 at 10PM ET/PT
It's all work and a lot of play at "Timber Creek Lodge," where viewers will go behind the doors of a five-star mountain retreat to see the on-and-off duty shenanigans of the resort staff working around the clock to provide the ultimate vacation experience.

[10/25/16 - 08:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice"
The Peacock stakes claim to the most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/25/16 - 08:36 AM]
Jennifer Nettles to Host "CMA Country Christmas," Airing Monday, November 28, on ABC
Nettles, who is hosting the special for the seventh time this year, will release her first holiday album, "To Celebrate Christmas," October 28, on Big Machine Records.

[10/25/16 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Oy with the Poodles Already! Netflix's "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" Trailer Is Here!
"Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" launches Friday, November 25, everywhere that Netflix is available.