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    [friday, february 03, 2012]    
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[02/03/12 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 3
Updates include: Andre Braugher to star in ABC's "Last Resort"; Michael Angarano, JoAnna Garcia Swisher land leads in CBS comedies; and FOX adds three more pilots to its roster.

[02/03/12 - 02:42 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Falls to Season Low
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Brooklyn Boheme," OWN's "Love Etc." and HBO's "The Union."

[02/03/12 - 02:10 PM]
NBC Details "30 Rock" DVR Issue
Inaccurate listings caused some DVRs to fail to record last night's episode, impacting its ratings.

[02/03/12 - 01:12 PM]
FOX Tuesday Night Half-Hour Comedy Block Launches March 6
Plus: "Glee" to return on April 10 following its winter finale on February 21.

[02/03/12 - 12:11 PM]
ABC's "The River" Presents a New and Unique Interactive Experience Through XBox Live Before the Series Premiere on Tuesday, February 7
The experience on Xbox Live allows viewers to go behind the scenes and uncover clues related to the disappearance of Dr. Emmet Cole.

[02/03/12 - 10:40 AM]
NBC Unveils Intriguing New Drama "Awake" to Premiere on Thursday, March 1 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Plus: "The Firm" will move from Thursdays (10-11 p.m. ET) to Saturdays (9-10 p.m. ET) beginning February 11.

[02/03/12 - 10:13 AM]
Cameron Diaz to Present at 84th Academy Awards(R) on Oscar Sunday, February 26 on ABC
Diaz will be seen next in "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and "Gambit."

[02/03/12 - 10:12 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Present "Family Affair" - Intensely Personal Documentary Examines a Family's History of Abuse Premieres Thursday, March 1
Shot over several years, the first documentary by Chico Colvard probes his own family's struggle with abuse and their complex family dynamic.

[02/03/12 - 10:03 AM]
"Live! With Kelly" Presents a Special One-Hour Post-Oscar(R) Show Live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood
The special will be broadcast the morning after the big event, airing live from Hollywood on Monday, February 27 at 9:00 a.m., ET.

[02/03/12 - 09:39 AM]
Five Additional Games for NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football"
The 13-game slate runs from Weeks 2-15 (skipping Week 12), assuring all 32 NFL teams will now play at least one primetime game in 2012.

[02/03/12 - 09:28 AM]
"Big Bang Theory" and "Person of Interest" Hit Series-High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 2.

[02/03/12 - 09:07 AM]
Travel Channel Premieres All-New Series "Vegas Stripped" With Special Back-to-Back Episodes on Wednesday, February 8 at 10:00 PM and 10:30 PM ET/PT
The series gives viewers "an exclusive all-access pass to the inner workings of South Point Casino in each half-hour episode."

[02/03/12 - 08:59 AM]
ABC's Thursday Dramas Gain Viewers Over Last Originals
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 2.

[02/03/12 - 08:53 AM]
An Engaged Couple Tests Their Relationship by Dating Other People When "Last Dates Before I Do" Premieres February 10 on CMT
Steve Arterburn hosts the one-hour special, premiering that Friday at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/03/12 - 08:46 AM]
Syfy's Smash Hit "Face Off" Sets Series Highs for Second Time This Season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 1.

[02/03/12 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, CBS Wins Total Viewers
Head-to-head however, "The Big Theory" bests the FOX juggernaut among adults 18-49.

[02/03/12 - 08:24 AM]
"Psych" Stars James Roday & Dule Hill Express Themselves Through Madonna in Super Bowl Promo
The customized promo for the fan favorite USA Network series will run during NBC's pre-show.

[02/03/12 - 08:04 AM]
BBC America March Highlights: Primetime Original "No Kitchen Required" and the Return of Dramaville's Acclaimed "Whitechapel"
Plus: look for the debut of "Katy Brand's Big Ass Show" and season four of "Kitchen Nightmares."

[02/02/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 2
Updates include: Eric Kripke's "Revolution" a go at NBC; Jamie Bamber joins TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Dana Gould, John Leguizamo land projects at FX, ABC.

[02/02/12 - 04:07 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains," "The Challenge" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Beast Tracker," TLC's "My 600-lb Life" and Spike TV's "1000 Ways to Die."

[02/02/12 - 03:24 PM]
TV Icons Barry Williams and Danny Bonaduce to Star in New Syfy Saturday Original Movie "Bigfoot"
Howard Hesseman, Sherilyn Fenn, Andre Royo and Alice Cooper also star in the film, to be directed by fellow co-star Bruce Davison.

[02/02/12 - 02:46 PM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes" Grows from Its Highly Rated Season Premiere, Attracting More Than 2.2 Million Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 1.

[02/02/12 - 02:39 PM]
First Songs From NBC's New Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Now Available on iTunes
The three tracks - "Beautiful," "Let Me Be Your Star" and "National Pastime" - will be featured in Monday's debut.

[02/02/12 - 01:31 PM]
Filmmaker Keith Beauchamp Investigates Cases of Possible Modern-day Lynchings in Investigation Discovery's "The Injustice Files: At the End of a Rope"
The two-hour special premieres Tuesday, February 21 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/02/12 - 12:20 PM]
On the Heels of Its Most Successful year on Record ABC Family Announces the First Portion of Its New Original Programming Slate
The network has given the greenlight to the new comedy "Baby Daddy" and renewed "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" for a fifth season.

[02/02/12 - 12:06 PM]
Acclaimed Actors Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan Cast as Leads in "Masters of Sex"
John Madden is directing the pilot from a script by Michelle Ashford.

[02/02/12 - 12:04 PM]
Halle Berry to Present at 84th Academy Awards(R) on Oscar Sunday, February 26 on ABC
Berry won an Oscar in 2001 for her lead performance in "Monster's Ball."

[02/02/12 - 12:03 PM]
ABC Announces February Sweeps Programming, Including the Series Premiere of "The River"
ABC details its February sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[02/02/12 - 11:57 AM]
E! News Special: A-List Listings Premieres on February 8 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on E!
The homes of Britney Spears, Dennis Quaid, Tori Spelling and Lisa Vanderpump are among those featured in the half-hour special.

[02/02/12 - 11:36 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Earn #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Jan. 23-27
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 23-27.

[02/02/12 - 10:50 AM]
TV Land Picks Up Original Sitcom "The Exes" for Second Season
Season two will premiere in June along with new series "Have Faith."

[02/02/12 - 10:43 AM]
Exclusive: FOX to Give "Fringe" Three-Week Break in March
Following its February sweeps run, "Fringe" will return on March 23 with originals for the rest of the season.

[02/02/12 - 10:38 AM]
ABC's "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 23-27.

[02/02/12 - 10:01 AM]
Get Your Reservations Now! FOX Orders Up "Kitchen Nightmares" for a Fifth Season
"It's great to be back for a fifth season... who knew there were that many nightmares to be had?!" said Gordon Ramsay.

[02/02/12 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Mobbed" Surges Behind "Idol"
FOX easily crushes its mostly repeat competition last night.

[02/02/12 - 08:20 AM]
"Jefferson's Secret Bible" Premieres Presidents Day, Monday, February 20 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Discovered by a Smithsonian Institution employee in 1895, the artifact survived as a well-guarded family heirloom.

[02/02/12 - 07:48 AM]
Bravo Picks Up "Top Chef" for Season 10 and Kicks Off Nationwide Casting Calls
Open calls begin February 21 in New York, Denver, Atlanta, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.

[02/02/12 - 07:37 AM]
TLC to Showcase Obsessors and Possessors on "My Crazy Obsession"
The eight-part series premieres Wednesday, March 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/02/12 - 07:31 AM]
It's the Return of MTV's Fan Favorite "Jersey Bowl" as the Network Treats Viewers to a "Jersey Shore" Season Five Marathon This Super Bowl Sunday
Look for encores of all episodes aired to date along with an exclusive and explosive first look at the remainder of the season.

[02/02/12 - 07:00 AM]
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band to Perform on "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 12, Live on CBS
Plus: Jack Black, Fergie, ?uestlove and Ringo Starr have been tapped as the latest presenters.

[02/02/12 - 05:01 AM]
Starz Entertainment Licenses More Than 500 Movies from Lionsgate in MultiYear Library Agreement
"Conan The Barbarian," "Abduction," "Margin Call" and "Red State" are among the films set to make their pay channel premieres.

[02/01/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: ABC adds two more comedy pilots; Jennifer Finnigan first to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Kevin Bacon to star in Kevin Williamson's FOX pilot.

[02/01/12 - 04:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Returns Strong for Comedy Central
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Sorority Girls," Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" and Comedy Central's "Key & Peele."

[02/01/12 - 04:07 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Leads the Pack Once Again
Plus: numbers for TLC's "The Next Great Baker," Discovery's "First Week In" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[02/01/12 - 02:16 PM]
Randy Jackson, Tony Potts & Josh Groban to Co-Host "Live! with Kelly" the Week of February 13-17, 2012
Guests that week include Nicolas Cage, Tracy Morgan, Ricky Martin, Nicki Minaj, Khloe Kardashian, George Eads, Katharine McPhee and Reese Witherspoon.

[02/01/12 - 02:05 PM]
CBS News Announces the Legends and Newsmakers for "Person to Person," A CBS News Broadcast Special on Wednesday, Feb. 8 (8:00 PM, ET/PT)
Actor George Clooney, billionaire Warren Buffett and rocker Jon Bon Jovi will share their most prized possessions and the unforgettable stories behind them.

[02/01/12 - 01:07 PM]
Disney Channel celebrates Black History Month With New "This Is Me" Interstitials Spotlighting What Black History Means to Kids
"We are proud to commemorate Black History Month with programming content that empowers kids to express themselves and share how they are already making a difference in the world," said Ron Pomerantz.

[02/01/12 - 12:56 PM]
Tom Cruise to Present at 84th Academy Awards on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 26
Cruise was nominated for his lead performances in "Born on the Fourth of July" and "Jerry Maguire."

[02/01/12 - 12:55 PM]
Documentary on "Goose" Tatum and New Vignettes Highlight ESPN's Black History Month Programming
"Goose," a one-hour documentary about the legendary Harlem Globetrotter, premieres Sunday, February 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/01/12 - 11:49 AM]
Ridley Scott's "Prophets of Science Fiction" Returns This February on Science
Isaac Asimov, Jules Verne, Robert Heinlein and George Lucas are on tap beginning Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama "9-1-1" for a Second Season
"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
Velocity's Barrett-Jackson Live Hits the Gas for a Supercharged Saturday
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride.

[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
"Love Is ___" Series Regular Casting
They'll join the previously announced Michele Weaver as the female lead Nuri and Will Catlett as male lead Yasir.

[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Schedules Three-Hour "Billboard Music Awards" to Air Live Coast to Coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The network acquired the rights to the "Billboard Music Awards" in a new multi-year deal signed in November.

[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.