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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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[02/23/19 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Viewers, Demos
Two episodes of "Hawaii Five-0" help push the Eye in front in both categories.

[02/22/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Films Drama "Native Son," Based on the Classic Novel by Richard Wright, Debuts April 6 on HBO
Directed by first-time director and renowned visual artist Rashid Johnson from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, the drama had its world premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival.

[02/22/19 - 10:12 AM]
TV One Previews Original True Crime Film "Loved to Death" at the Annual Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA; Film to Premiere Summer 2019
The film stars MC Lyte, McKinley Freeman, Tobias Truvillion and Chrystee Pharris.

[02/22/19 - 10:02 AM]
Netflix Orders New Scripted Series "Firefly Lane," Based on the Novel by Kristin Hannah
Maggie Friedman will serve as showrunner of the 10-episode series.

[02/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
CBS Renews "Young Sheldon" for Two Additional Seasons
"Thanks to Chuck Lorre's and Steve Molaro's outstanding creative leadership, 'Young Sheldon' has been a powerful performer for the Network with an audience that towers over most of the television landscape," said Kelly Kahl.

[02/22/19 - 09:16 AM]
Ryan Murphy Is Bringing "Hollywood" to Netflix
A love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown, this straight-to-series production will be his third show for Netflix.

[02/22/19 - 09:01 AM]
Natalie Dormer Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"
She'll play Magda, a supernatural demon who can take the appearance of anyone she chooses and manifests in a number of guises throughout the story.

[02/22/19 - 08:33 AM]
Video: "After Life" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From the mind of Ricky Gervais, "After Life" is a the story of Tony, who had an all-too-perfect life.

[02/22/19 - 08:08 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Sparks CBS to Victory
The Eye takes home top honors among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/22/19 - 06:41 AM]
"Deep State" Season 2 Premieres April 28 on EPIX
Joining the cast this season is Walton Goggins as Nathan Miller, an ex-CIA operative brought in as a fixer for the deep state.

[02/22/19 - 06:36 AM]
Favorites Renee Elise Goldsberry and Chris Conner Return to "Altered Carbon"; Simone Missick, Dina Shihabi, Torben Liebrecht and James Saito Join Cast
As previously announced, Anthony Mackie is Takeshi Kovacs in the new season.

[02/22/19 - 06:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere of "Desus & Mero" Online for Free
In the premiere episode, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero welcomed fellow Bronx native Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) as the first guest in studio.

[02/22/19 - 05:01 AM]
Candace Cameron Bure and Daughter Host "The 27th Annual Movieguide Awards" on Monday, February 25
Honoring the top movies for families, "The Movieguide Awards" attracts Hollywood's best and brightest talent as they celebrate spiritually uplifting and moral entertainment.

[02/21/19 - 01:05 PM]
Netflix Boards Skydance Media's "The Old Guard" Starring Charlize Theron and Kiki Layne
The film is based on the comic book series created by author Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernández.

[02/21/19 - 12:41 PM]
"The Eric Andre Show's" Kraft Punk Takes on D.C.
The special premieres Friday, March 8 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim.