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[11/27/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 27
Updates include: "Arrow," "Supernatural" locked in for 23 episodes this season; Brett Dalton joins ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D."; and trio bound for HBO's "Getting On."

[11/27/12 - 05:37 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Closes Holiday Weekend on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Treme," Food Network's "Sugar Dome" and TLC's "Extreme Cougar Wives."

[11/27/12 - 05:32 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon's "Victorious" Leads Pack in Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness," Lifetime's "The March Sisters at Christmas" and Hallmark's "Naughty or Nice."

[11/27/12 - 05:30 PM]
NBC Wins the Week of Nov. 19-25 in 18-49 and Total Viewers with Its Highest Averages for an In-Season Week Since the Super Bowl
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 19-25.

[11/27/12 - 04:46 PM]
ABC Draws its 2nd-Largest Audience Since Season Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 19-25.

[11/27/12 - 04:26 PM]
FOX Serves Up Strong Thanksgiving Week!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 19-25.

[11/27/12 - 04:22 PM]
Disney XD Delivers Most-Watched Month on Record in Prime Across All Kid Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month to date.

[11/27/12 - 04:21 PM]
Disney Channel Extends Streak as TV's #1 Total Day Network to 19 Straight Months in Kids 6-1 and 31 Months in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[11/27/12 - 01:50 PM]
AMC Greenlights Two Scripted Drama Pilots - "Halt & Catch Fire" and "Turn"
They'll join "Low Winter Sun" and the "Untitled LaGravenese/Tony Goldwyn project," both of which recently completed production.

[11/27/12 - 01:27 PM]
ABC's Christiane Amanpour to Report "Back to the Beginning"
The two-part, four-hour special, airs on Friday, December 21 and Friday, December 28.

[11/27/12 - 01:09 PM]
TLC Gets Competitive on Wednesday Nights with "Toddlers & Tiaras" and "Cheer Perfection"
The former returns on December 12 followed by the latter starting December 19.

[11/27/12 - 01:08 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "iCarly" Wraps Run on Top for Nickelodeon
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Raised Wild," truTV's "Killer Karaoke" and TBS's "For Better or Worse."

[11/27/12 - 01:03 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: ESPN's College Football Tops Holiday Offerings
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Along for the Bride," GSN's "The Newlywed Game" and Food Network's "Sweet Genius."

[11/27/12 - 12:08 PM]
TBS Unveils New Windows Store App for the Ultimate Comedy Experience
The TBS app for Windows 8 is now available for free download from the Windows Store.

[11/27/12 - 11:54 AM]
CBS Has Eight Programs Averaging 7-Day DVR Lift of 3 Million Viewers or More, as Many as All Other Networks Combined
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/27/12 - 11:31 AM]
ESPN's College Football "Championship Week" Schedule Highlighted by Games with Conference Championship & Bowl Bid Implications
The networks of ESPN detail their schedules for the coming weekend.

[11/27/12 - 11:03 AM]
NBC and Universal Television Enter Deal with Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-Winning Writer-Producer Julian Fellowes to Create and Produce His Next Dramatic Series
The "Downton Abbey" creator is developing his latest period drama "The Gilded Age" at the Peacock.

[11/27/12 - 11:02 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" is TV's Biggest Gainer for 6 Straight Telecasts
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 5-11.

[11/27/12 - 10:26 AM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Nominated Digital Video Series "Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen" Returns Wednesday, November 28
This season the winner will earn a guaranteed spot in the "Top Chef: Seattle" finale.

[11/27/12 - 10:13 AM]
truTV Hit Series "Lizard Lick Towing" Returns With All-New Episodes Beginning Jan. 21
The series drew more than 2.8 million viewers in its second season.

[11/27/12 - 10:08 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Dynamic Sketch Duo "Key & Peele" Renewed for Third Season
13 new episodes are set to premiere in the fall of 2013.

[11/27/12 - 10:04 AM]
Martin Short to Host the "SNL" Christmas Show with Musical Guest Paul McCartney on December 15
They'll join the previously announced Jamie Foxx and NE-YO on December 8.

[11/27/12 - 09:28 AM]
CBS's Monday Lineup Surges to Season Highs
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 26.

[11/27/12 - 09:16 AM]
"Portlandia" Season 3 Celebrity Guest Inhabitants: Roseanne Barr, Rose Byrne, Bill Hader, Juliette Lewis and More Retreat to Town
Also on tap: Jim Gaffigan, Matt Lucas, Bobby Moynihan, Martina Navratilova, Patton Oswalt and George Wendt.

[11/27/12 - 09:11 AM]
Tony Bennett, Scotty McCreery and the Radio City Rockettes Added to Star Studded Line-Up on NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Special Airing Wednesday, November 28 (8-9 P.M. ET)
They will join previously announced performers Trace Adkins, Mariah Carey, CeeLo Green, Victoria Justice, Chris Mann, Rod Stewart and Il Volo.

[11/27/12 - 09:10 AM]
Limited Edition Prints of ABC's "Revenge," "Once Upon a Time" and "Castle" Available for Purchase Today
Each print is numbered and will be issued with a certificate of authenticity.

[11/27/12 - 09:06 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "My Crazy Obsession" Goes Xmas!
The one-hour special premieres on Saturday, December 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/27/12 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" Builds to Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 26.

[11/27/12 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Wins Its 12th Consecutive Monday Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 26.

[11/27/12 - 08:29 AM]
USA on Track for "Necessary Roughness" Renewal
Said order, believed to be 10 episodes, would be its smallest pickup to date.

[11/27/12 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night of Across-the-Board Gains
All the broadcast networks see week-to-week growth from last week's numbers.

[11/27/12 - 08:14 AM]
An All-Star Performance Lineup of Talent Announced for "CMT Artists of the Year" Premiering Saturday, December 8 on CMT
Rascal Flatts and Hayden Panettiere host the 90-minute special.

[11/27/12 - 07:50 AM]
Hold On to Your Wigs as Bravo Media Greenlights Two New Series and Picks Up Season Two of Kim Zolciak's "Don't Be Tardy..."
Newcomers to the cable channel include "Married to Medicine" and "Taking Atlanta."

[11/27/12 - 07:45 AM]
BBC America Debuts New Original Travel-Adventure Series "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan"
As previously announced, the eight-episode series launches Tuesday, January 22 on the cable channel.

[11/27/12 - 07:37 AM]
Syfy Will Celebrate Two Decades of Imaginative Entertainment with Star-Studded "Syfy 20th Anniversary Special," Premiering Monday, December 10 at 9PM
Dean Cain will narrate the two-hour special, from executive producer Jim Romanovich.

[11/27/12 - 07:09 AM]
Winner Crowned on the Season Finale of "RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race"
Fans of "RuPaul's Drag Race" can rejoice as a new season returns to Logo in January 2013.

[11/27/12 - 06:45 AM]
FX Keeps Late Night Laughing - "BrandX" and "Totally Biased" Receive 13 Episode Pick Ups
"Totally Biased" will return with a new cycle on Thursday, January 17 with "BrandX" due back on Thursday, February 7.

[11/27/12 - 06:39 AM]
ESPN Commits $1 Million to The V Foundation for Cancer Research
Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research is a multiplatform initiative which drives awareness of and donations to The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

[11/26/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 26
Updates include: Syfy to wrap "Merlin" after five seasons; Natalie Morales joins ABC's "Trophy Wife"; and Duane Martin, Sheryl Lee Ralph board Nickelodeon's "Instant Mom."

[11/26/12 - 07:32 PM]
GMC TV Presents an Original Landmark Documentary Music Special "A Very Special Christmas: 25 Years of Bringing Joy to the World"
Vanessa Williams hosts the special, airing Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9 on the cable channel.

[11/26/12 - 04:09 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Tops Viewers, Demos for Discovery
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime," E!'s "The Soup Salutes WWE - Piledriving Clips in Your Face" and more!

[11/26/12 - 04:08 PM]
Production Begins on the New FX Series "The Americans"
The series, starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, is slated to premiere January 2013.

[11/26/12 - 02:56 PM]
VH1 Seeks CrazySexyCool as Casting Begins for the Network's Bio-Pic Focusing on Legendary Supergroup TLC
The untitled film, from screenwriter Kate Lanier, is slated to begin shooting in early 2013.

[11/26/12 - 01:53 PM]
NBCUniversal and Verizon Offer TV Everywhere Rights for Top Sports, News and Entertainment Programming to Verizon FiOS TV Customers Beginning Early Next Year
To access the online programming, Verizon customers must subscribe to FiOS TV.

[11/26/12 - 01:51 PM]
HGTV(R) Creates First-Ever "HGTV HOME Pop-Up Showroom" and Features Product at "HGTV Holiday House" at Mall of America(R)
The showroom features three stylistically designed versions of the elaborate Be Bold, Relax and Family Time vignettes featured on hgtvhome.com.

[11/26/12 - 01:05 PM]
Shorty Takes the Show on the Road in a New Season of "Pit Boss"
Look for the new season to roll out Saturday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c on Animal Planet.

[11/26/12 - 12:55 PM]
"Liz & Dick" Averages 3.5 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 25.

[11/26/12 - 12:30 PM]
MTV2 Kicks Off the Holiday Season with "Hip Hop Squares: Win a G Sweepstakes" Monday, November 26 through Thursday, November 29
One winner will be chosen at random every day and awarded the grand prize of $1,000.

[11/26/12 - 11:40 AM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of Nov. 12-16
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 12-16.

[11/26/12 - 11:12 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Releases 21 New Paley Center Programs
Said programs will be available on collectible DVD as well as free video streaming to Amazon Prime members.







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[01/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 05:06 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Series "Nova" Shares the Great American Solar Eclipse with Audiences Across the U.S. in Special Day-of-Event Presentation
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[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
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The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 05:06 PM]
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[01/14/17 - 05:05 PM]
On the Heels of Three Golden Globe(R) Wins for "The Night Manager" AMC and the BBC Team Up Again with Best-Selling Author John le Carre
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