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[02/09/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 9
Updates include: NBC rolls its "Munsters" reboot to June; CBS greenlights Ben Falcone comedy pilot; and Justin Kirk to topline NBC's "Animal Kingdom."

[02/09/12 - 04:14 PM]
"America's Next Top Model: British Invasion" Premieres February 29 on The CW
The latest cycle will take over for "Remodeled," which is exiting the lineup two weeks early.

[02/09/12 - 03:34 PM]
Daniel Dae Kim, Matthew Morrison, Carrie Ann Inaba & Mark Consuelos to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" from the New Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, February 20-24, 2012
Guests that week include Jon Cryer, Derek Hough, Rico Rodriguez, Patricia Heaton and Jorge Garcia.

[02/09/12 - 03:08 PM]
Adrian Pasdar Finds More Than Luck and Love on the Emerald Isle in "Chasing Leprechauns," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere March 17
Amy Huberman co-stars in the film, from director Kevin Connor and writer Rod Spence.

[02/09/12 - 02:46 PM]
For Second Straight Week, Syfy's Smash Hit "Face Off" Shatters Series Records With 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 8.

[02/09/12 - 02:44 PM]
E!'s Live from the Red Carpet Team Presents Comprehensive Coverage from the Music Industry's Most Anticipated Night at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12th
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2012 Grammy Awards," with special guest Coco, on Monday, February 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/09/12 - 02:39 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes" Tops Demo Chart
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Hillbilly Handfishin'," Showtime's "Inside the NFL" and TLC's "My 600-lb Life."

[02/09/12 - 01:46 PM]
Oscar(R) Winner Jon Voight and Oscar(R) Nominee Elliott Gould Join the Showtime(R) Pilot "Ray Donovan"
Liev Schreiber, Dash Mihok, Eddie Marsan and Paula Malcomson also star in the project.

[02/09/12 - 01:29 PM]
Muy Caliente! Bravo Greenlights "The Real Housewives of Miami" for a Second Season
Marysol Patton, Lea Black and Audriana de Moura will return for the new season, which begins production this month.

[02/09/12 - 12:27 PM]
"Oprah's Oscar(R) Special" Airs on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Wednesday, February 15th
Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Jonah Hill are among those featured in the two-hour event.

[02/09/12 - 11:39 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Rankings for the Late-Night Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 30-February 3.

[02/09/12 - 11:24 AM]
TV Land's "Happily Divorced" Announces Season Two Guest Stars
New and returning guests include Renee Taylor, Ann Guilbert, Morgan Fairchild, Sean Kanan and D.W. Moffett.

[02/09/12 - 11:16 AM]
Video: VH1 "Basketball Wives" Season 4 Supertrailer
The series returns with "new cast members, new twists and turns and emotions running higher than ever" on Monday, February 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/09/12 - 10:59 AM]
Penelope Cruz to Make Oscar(R) Show Appearance
Cruz won an Oscar in 2008 for her supporting role in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."

[02/09/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBCUniversal Cable Networks Combine to Create a "Roadblock" for NBC's New Hit Musical Drama "Smash"
USA, E!, Bravo, Style, Oxygen, G4, mun2, Universal HD and Cloo will all rebroadcast the show's pilot tonight from 12 a.m.-1 a.m. (ET/PT).

[02/09/12 - 10:11 AM]
Encore Original Drama, "The Crimson Petal and The White," Will Air September 2012
Romola Garai, Chris O'Dowd and Gillian Anderson star in the mini-series, which was originally slated for March 6-7.

[02/09/12 - 10:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Its Strongest Entertainment Toy Portfolio Ever With New Products For "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Winx Club," "Team Umizoomi," "Dora," "Spongebob," and "Victorious" At Toy Fair 2012
Said lineup marks "its most comprehensive and diversified toy portfolio ever, based on popular entertainment brands for preschoolers, kids, and tweens."

[02/09/12 - 10:08 AM]
Ron Wechsler Named Vice President, Original Programming, NBC Sports Network
In this role, Wechsler, a former ESPN executive, will create original programming and branded entertainment for the new NBC Sports Network.

[02/09/12 - 10:07 AM]
Series Premiere of "Doomsday Preppers" Launches National Geographic Channel to Its Highest-Rated Tuesday Night Telecast Ever
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 7.

[02/09/12 - 09:49 AM]
Lisa Edelstein, Sara Paxton and Justin Bruening Star in Lifetime Original Movie "Blue-Eyed Butcher"
The Stephen Kay-directed film will premiere Saturday, March 3 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/09/12 - 09:17 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Tops "Idol" as Wednesday's #1 Show in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 8.

[02/09/12 - 08:57 AM]
Interview: "The Vampire Diaries" Co-Stars Ian Somerhalder, Candice Accola, Joseph Morgan & Zach Roerig
The quartet preview tonight's installment - and beyond - of the hit CW drama.

[02/09/12 - 08:45 AM]
"Nightline" Ranks as the No. 1 Program in Latenight for the 5th Time in the Last 6 Weeks in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 30-February 3.

[02/09/12 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Continues Reign for FOX
Down 28% year-to-year, the juggernaut nevertheless still tops the night.

[02/09/12 - 07:45 AM]
"The Making of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2012" Premieres Tuesday, February 14th at 8PM on VH1
Kate Upton, Julie Henderson, Anne V., Ariel Meredith and Chrissy Teigen are among the featured models.

[02/09/12 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America and Cineflix Studios Announce Production Start on "Copper," The Channel's First Original Scripted Series
Tom Weston-Jones, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith and Franka Potente co-star in the project, premiering this summer.

[02/09/12 - 05:35 AM]
"Smallville" Fans Rejoice! New Comic Book Series, "Smallville Season 11," to Pick Up Where Show Left Off
Former show scribe Bryan Q. Miller is behind the series, which will be published digitally on April 13.

[02/08/12 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 8
Updates include: Jon Favreau to direct NBC's "Revolution"; Alfred Molina reports to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and James Purefoy joins Kevin Bacon on FOX's Kevin Williamson drama pilot.

[02/08/12 - 06:12 PM]
Steven Weber Stars in "Duke," A Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere April 28
Sarah Smyth, Allison Hossack, Kendall Cross and Martin Cummins also star in the film.

[02/08/12 - 04:26 PM]
Bravo Media Delivers Ratings Success on Tuesday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 7.

[02/08/12 - 03:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom 2" Climbs to Season High for MTV
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "Jersey Couture," E!'s "Growing Up Hollywood" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Orange County."

[02/08/12 - 03:02 PM]
"House" to End After Eight Seasons
David Shore, Katie Jacobs and Hugh Laurie issue a statement about the future of the show.

[02/08/12 - 01:32 PM]
Nickelodeon Strikes Sponsorship Deals for Brand-New "NICKMOM" Content Destination With General Mills, Target and Reckitt Benckiser
These multi-million dollar deals will include brand integration, content development and sponsorships across the new block, debuting in the fourth quarter on Nick Jr.

[02/08/12 - 01:31 PM]
Nickelodeon Announces Series Pick-Up, Development Slate for "NICKMOM" -- the Brand-New Content Destination for Today's Moms
First up: "NickMom Night Out," a 26-episode stand-up comedy series that takes moms out for a night at the comedy club.

[02/08/12 - 01:31 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Series "Being Human" for Third Season
"Jeremy Carver and Anna Fricke have taken this series to new heights this year and we're excited to see where the third season will go," said Mark Stern.

[02/08/12 - 01:02 PM]
"SNL" Alum Maya Rudolph Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on February 18 With Musical Guest Sleigh Bells
Rudolph currently stars in "Up All Night" alongside Will Arnett and Christina Applegate.

[02/08/12 - 12:34 PM]
Love Is in the Air as Nickelodeon Heartthrobs Big Time Rush Host "Crush Night," Saturday, Feb. 11, 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
Look for new episodes of "Victorious" and "How to Rock" on said night.

[02/08/12 - 12:16 PM]
Platypus Day Set Across Multi-Platy-Forms, Saturday, March 3 - "Phineas and Ferb" All-Day on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Plus: "The Platypus Walk" song will debut today, Wednesday, February 8.

[02/08/12 - 11:28 AM]
Ovation Premieres First Original Movie "We'll Take Manhattan" on Saturday, March 3
The John McKay film was previously slated to bow this Saturday, February 11.

[02/08/12 - 11:06 AM]
MTV to Premiere "Punk'd" & "The Pauly D Project" on Thursday, March 29 at 10PM ET/PT
The Ashton Kutcher-produced series was previously slated to return on Monday, March 19.

[02/08/12 - 10:56 AM]
Angelina Jolie to Present at 84th Academy Awards(R) on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 26 on ABC
In 1999 Jolie took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "Girl, Interrupted."

[02/08/12 - 10:17 AM]
Tears! Breakdowns! Fainting! Who Will Survive "American Idol's" Hardest Hollywood Week Ever?
FOX details the upcoming installments of the series due this month.

[02/08/12 - 09:48 AM]
"Breathless Bride: Dying to Live" Premieres Wednesday, February 29 on TLC
The one-hour special "captures the courageous story of a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer as she awaits a double lung transplant while planning her dream wedding."

[02/08/12 - 09:32 AM]
Electus and The Weinstein Company Attach Dave Erickson to Executive Produce Starz' Epic New Adventure Series "Marco Polo"
"John Fusco has created an epic character and adventure drama unlike anything I've read or seen on television. I'm proud to be part of it," said Dave Erickson.

[02/08/12 - 09:32 AM]
E! Presents Weekly Encore Performances of NBC's "The Voice" Beginning Saturday, February 11
Last year, said encores saw ratings increases by as much as 60% in its timeslot throughout the season.

[02/08/12 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights the One-Hour Scripted Drama, "Bunheads" from Executive Producer Amy Sherman-Palladino Starring Tony Award(R) Winning Actor Sutton Foster
The newcomer joins the network's recently announced new original series, "Baby Daddy" and "Beverly Hills Nannies."

[02/08/12 - 09:11 AM]
"NCIS" is #1 Program on Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 7.

[02/08/12 - 09:09 AM]
New Original Non Fiction Series "Push Girls" to Premiere on Sundance Channel, Tuesday, April 17th
The series "traces the lives of four dynamic, outspoken and beautiful women who, by accident or illness, have been paralyzed from the neck or the waist down."

[02/08/12 - 09:01 AM]
"The Ricky Gervais Show," the Animated Comedy Series Based on the Smash-Hit Podcast, Returns for Its Third Season April 20, Exclusively on HBO
13 all-new episodes will air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[02/08/12 - 08:50 AM]
Animal Planet Asks America to Elect Its Favorite Pet With Decision 2012
This year-long campaign will determine the country's first-ever clear-cut choice for animal companion from one of three parties: dogs, cats and independents.







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[06/25/17 - 10:55 AM]
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[06/24/17 - 08:25 AM]
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[06/23/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[06/23/17 - 08:17 AM]
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[06/23/17 - 08:03 AM]
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[06/23/17 - 07:42 AM]
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[06/23/17 - 07:32 AM]
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[06/23/17 - 07:27 AM]
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[06/23/17 - 07:01 AM]
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[06/22/17 - 02:31 PM]
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[06/22/17 - 01:43 PM]
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[06/22/17 - 01:23 PM]
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[06/22/17 - 11:45 AM]
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[06/22/17 - 11:06 AM]
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[06/22/17 - 11:00 AM]
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