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[11/23/11 - 10:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 23
Updates include: T.J. Miller is FOX's "Little Brother"; Dee Johnson joins Starz's "Boss" as co-showrunner; and "Desperate Housewives" alums to return for finale.

[11/23/11 - 09:31 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 23
FOX details the show's latest elimination installment.

[11/23/11 - 01:25 PM]
NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Gives One Lucky Military Audience Member a Chance to Win a Role on New Network Comedy "Are You There, Chelsea?" at Tonight's (November 23) Show
Series title star Chelsea Handler - along with Ross Matthews - will serve as the judges for the competition.

[11/23/11 - 12:48 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces Four Upcoming Guest Co-Hosts
Jerry O'Connell, Josh Groban, Jonah Hill and Derek Hough are all on tap in the coming weeks.

[11/23/11 - 11:25 AM]
NBC's "The Sing-Off" Calls on America to Vote for Its Winner and Announces Smokey Robinson and Flo Rida as Special Guest Performers for the Season Finale and Holiday Special
The series, which began with 16 groups, culminates with a live finale on Monday, November 28.

[11/23/11 - 11:00 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Offers Two Exclusive Free Downloads This Week on ABC.com
On tap are "Hold On" by Alabama Shakes from tonight's "Revenge" plus Mark Isham's episodic score from Sunday's "Once Upon a Time."

[11/23/11 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Wins Tuesday with Season Highs/"Dancing" is the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 22.

[11/23/11 - 09:01 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Mobbed" Host Howie Mandel
FOX's flash mob series returns with an all-new special tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/23/11 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's mainstay however is down considerably from a year ago, posting its worst fall finale numbers to date.

[11/22/11 - 11:01 PM]
Filming Begins on Cinemax Suspense Series "Nemesis," Starring Melissa George and Created by Frank Spotnitz
Also featured are Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane, Morven Christie, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Lex Shrapnel, Uriel Emil, Patrick Malahide, Stephen Campbell Moore and Oscar Kennedy.

[11/22/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 22
Updates include: NBC greenlights Sarah Silverman comedy pilot; Ewan McGregor joins HBO's "The Corrections"; and Cuba Gooding Jr. to star in ABC's "Crew Six."

[11/22/11 - 04:06 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Coasts to 11th Consecutive Victory
ESPN's football franchise continues to overshadow the competition.

[11/22/11 - 03:03 PM]
Discovery Channel's "American Chopper: Junior vs. Senior" Drives Stellar Ratings on Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 02:43 PM]
The CW Gets Into the Holiday Spirit With Specials Featuring Muppets, Grandma and That Other Reindeer
"Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer," "Olive, The Other Reindeer" and "A Muppet Christmas: Letters to Santa" are on tap later this month.

[11/22/11 - 02:06 PM]
ABC Stands as Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 10th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 02:00 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night in All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 01:49 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Dead" Extends Win Streak to Six
AMC's hit drama has been cable's top demo draw on Sunday each week this season.

[11/22/11 - 12:47 PM]
New Season of E!'s Hit Series "Kourtney & Kim Take New York" Premieres Sunday, November 27 at 10PM ET/PT
The cable channel details the new season of the series, which will expand to hour-long episodes.

[11/22/11 - 12:44 PM]
Finale Earns ESPN's Largest NASCAR Sprint Cup Viewership Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, November 20.

[11/22/11 - 11:49 AM]
It's No Joke! CBS's Hit "I Get That A Lot," Featuring Popular Celebrities Pranking Everyday People, Returns With a One-Hour Special on Wednesday, Jan. 18
Pamela Anderson, Jerry Springer, Pauley Perrette, Apolo Ohno, Ty Pennington and Dr. Drew Pinsky are featured in the latest installment.

[11/22/11 - 11:48 AM]
ABC Beats a "World Series"-Boosted Fox During November in Total Viewers And Ranks No. 1 During the Month for the 7th Year in a Row in Women 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/22/11 - 11:32 AM]
"Grimm" and "Up All Night" Are the #1 New Drama and #1 New Comedy Among Top % Gainers Going from Live+Same Day to Live+7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of October 31-November 6.

[11/22/11 - 11:31 AM]
"NBC Sunday Night Football" Is the #1 Primetime Program of the Week in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 11:30 AM]
A Record 8.9 Million Viewers Tune In and Celebrate the Holiday Traditions With Hallmark Channel's Trio of New Original Christmas Movies
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20.

[11/22/11 - 11:21 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Brings You "Marry Me Monday" on Monday, February 6 and Monday, February 13
Viewers are being given the chance to propose to their significant other during a commercial break on said dates.

[11/22/11 - 11:11 AM]
MTV2 Serves Up "Big Black Friday" Top 25 Countdown of "Rob & Big" and "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" Friday, November 25th from 11am - Midnight ET/PT
Christopher "Big Black" Boykin and Chanel West Coast co-host the stunt.

[11/22/11 - 11:10 AM]
E! Entertainment Special: Countdown To Mindless Behavior Premieres November 23rd at 8 PM on E!
The 30-minute special takes a close look at the teen quartet at a pivotal moment in their careers - just as their star is about to explode.

[11/22/11 - 11:09 AM]
Disney Channel is Cable's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:42 AM]
Christmas Comes a Little Early This Year, As ABC Comedies Celebrate the Season December 6 & 7
The Alphabet further details its holiday-themed installments of "Last Man Standing," "The Middle," "Suburgatory," "Modern Family" and "Happy Endings."

[11/22/11 - 10:34 AM]
BBC America Greenlights New Adventure Cooking Series "No Kitchen Required"
The 10-episode series joins previous pick-ups "Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton," "The Nerdist," "Richard Hammond's Crash Course" and "Copper."

[11/22/11 - 10:27 AM]
truTV Marks the Network's Youngest-Ever Weekly Primetime Median Age
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:24 AM]
ABC Finishes a Strong Second in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:18 AM]
FOX on Track to Win November Sweep
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 10:04 AM]
NBC Sports Group Presents Fight Night Boxing Series
The quarterly series will premiere Saturday, January 21 on the NBC Sports Network (which will be renamed from Versus on January 2).

[11/22/11 - 09:38 AM]
GSN (Game Show Network) Acquires Exclusive Off-Network Rights to ABC's "Dancing With the Stars"
GSN has acquired seasons 4 through 13 (season 13 will air its final episode tonight on ABC), and will begin airing them in January 2012.

[11/22/11 - 09:25 AM]
"Two and a Half Men" and "Mike & Molly" Sweep Their Time Periods, Delivering Their Largest Audiences Since October
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 21.

[11/22/11 - 09:14 AM]
"CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings" on Saturday, December 4 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
Conan O'Brien, Seth MacFarlane, Tyra Banks, Russell Brand and Shaquille O'Neal are among those featured on the one-hour special.

[11/22/11 - 09:07 AM]
CBS's Scripted Series Dominate the Week, Leading Network to Sweep in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/11 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Men" Still Reigns Over Adults 18-49
CBS is the network to beat in the key demographic while ABC is the most-watched outlet.

[11/22/11 - 08:41 AM]
Interview: "Covert Affairs" Creators Matt Corman & Chris Ord
The duo look back at - and tease what's ahead on - their hit USA drama, which continues tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/22/11 - 08:04 AM]
Robert A. Iger Names George Bodenheimer ESPN Executive Chairman, John Skipper ESPN President
Bodenheimer, currently President of ESPN and ABC Sports and Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks, will relinquish his day-to-day operating responsibilities January 1.

[11/22/11 - 07:37 AM]
Jeff Goldblum, Sean Hayes and Miranda July to Make Guest Appearances in "Portlandia's" Second Season
LaMarcus Aldridge, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ed Begley Jr. and Kumail Nanjiani are also slated to appear in the show's sophomore run.

[11/22/11 - 07:09 AM]
Syfy Will Celebrate Holiday Season With Saturday Original Movie "Snowmageddon"
Michael Hogan, David Cubitt and Magda Apanowicz co-star in the film, premiering December 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/22/11 - 06:30 AM]
Valerie Simpson and Mike Stoller to Join Usher in a Moving Tribute to Songwriters on "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live!! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)"
Plus: R&B/rap star Nicki Minaj and pop singer/songwriter Katy Perry are the first presenters announced for the one-hour special.

[11/22/11 - 06:06 AM]
Alabama to Receive "Greatest Hits" Award" and Perform on "American Country Awards" Monday, December 5, on FOX
Additionally, Scotty McCreery has been added to the list of performers for the two-hour primetime special.

[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.







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[08/21/14 - 10:45 AM]
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The film tells the story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime.

[08/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Premieres Thursday, September 18th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
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[08/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center" - Marcus Robinson's Poignant Film Chronicles 8 Years of Construction; Premieres Thursday, September 11, at 6 p.m. on History
The two-hour special - eight years in the making, from laying of the first foundation to triumphantly topping the gleaming new 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire - focuses on the construction workers who performed the Herculean task.

[08/21/14 - 10:02 AM]
Spike TV Announces More Leading Characters for "Tut" Event Series
Nonso Anozie, Sibylla Deen, Kylie Bunbury, Alexander Siddig, Peter Gadiot and Iddo Goldberg are among the latest to join the project.

[08/21/14 - 09:02 AM]
TNT Lands Rights to Lionsgate's Hunger Games and Divergent Franchises
The Hunger Games is slated to air on TNT for the first time in winter 2015, and the network will add the second installment, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, in winter 2016.

[08/21/14 - 08:59 AM]
"A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY," A Film by Liz Garbus and Steve Buscemi, Explores the Demanding Lives of New York City Firefighters When It Debuts Sept. 8, Exclusively on HBO
Featuring first-hand accounts of veteran firefighters and former FDNY member Buscemi, the film reveals what it feels like to fight, and know, fire in New York.

[08/21/14 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with "Big Brother"
The show's latest installment is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[08/21/14 - 07:04 AM]
FXX's 12-Day Marathon of "The Simpsons" Kicks off Today, August 21 at 10 AM ET/PT
Said run will conclude September 1 at 12 AM ET/PT, making it the longest-running marathon in television history.

[08/21/14 - 07:01 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, Will Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 1
Jim Nantz hosts the annual offering, which highlights the network's five new fall series.

[08/21/14 - 06:45 AM]
Discovery Channel Tells the Story of 9/11 Elite Rescue Squad
Narrated by Al-Jazeera America's Tony Harris, "9/11 E-Men Heroes" airs on Discovery Channel on Thursday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:02 AM]
ABC's Reinvention of "The View" Includes a New Show Logo, State-of-the-Art Set and Studio
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[08/21/14 - 05:27 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Announces New Fourth Judge Julianne Hough
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[08/20/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 20
On next week's show, returning guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson will join judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy.

[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
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[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.