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[12/06/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 6
Updates include: NBC asks for two more episodes of "Law & Order: SVU"; "Ugly Betty" alums to re-team at ABC for "Bastards"; and Linda Wallem tapped as new showrunner of NBC's "Up All Night."

[12/06/12 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for December 6
Plus: Bruno Mars to perform on the next results show Thursday, December 13.

[12/06/12 - 05:30 PM]
Shine America Enters into Exclusive Production Partnership with Nigel Lythgoe Productions
They'll cooperatively develop and produce entertainment franchises for the global TV marketplace.

[12/06/12 - 04:33 PM]
USA Network Greenlights Cast Contingent Pilot for "Horizon" from Universal Cable Productions and Valhalla Entertainment
Bridget Tyler penned the pilot, about "a secretary at the FBI who discovers that her husband might have been killed in a battle with a spaceship in the South Pacific."

[12/06/12 - 02:21 PM]
Tune in to See the Final Score on VH1's "Basketball Wives LA" Season Two Finale and Two-Part Reunion Special
Look for said installments on Monday, December 10 and Monday, December 17.

[12/06/12 - 02:00 PM]
MTV Takes Viewers to "Washington Heights" on January 9, with New Docu-Series Premiering at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The 11-episode series "shines a light on the vibrant and diverse New York neighborhood of Washington Heights, following nine best friends from the area."

[12/06/12 - 12:57 PM]
MTV's College Network Names Frank Ocean and Pakistani Social Activist Malala Yousafzai the 2012 "Man and Woman of the Year"
Beginning today, mtvU will profile the "Man and Woman of the Year" to millions of young people on college campuses around the country on-air and online.

[12/06/12 - 12:21 PM]
NBC Hits the High Notes with Grammy Nominations for Adam Levine and Blake Shelton of "The Voice," Jimmy Fallon and "Smash"
Shelton was honored with a Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance while Levine and Maroon 5 received two nominations.

[12/06/12 - 12:03 PM]
NBC's "Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score #1 Finishes for the Week of Nov. 26-30
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 26-30.

[12/06/12 - 11:37 AM]
Lifetime Picks Up Family Docusoap "Preachers' Daughters"
The eight-episode series will be produced by Thinkfactory Media.

[12/06/12 - 11:11 AM]
CBS Announces Mid-Season Premieres for New Drama "Golden Boy" and Returning Comedy "Rules of Engagement"
Plus: return dates set for the spring editions of "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race."

[12/06/12 - 11:04 AM]
"E! Special: LeAnn Rimes" Premieres Sunday, December 9 at 8:00pm ET/PT
In the special, both LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian "share with Giuliana the intimate facts of their relationship."

[12/06/12 - 11:03 AM]
Al Roker and Alison Sweeney Team Up to Host NBC's Live, High-Definition Coverage of the "124th Tournament of Roses Parade" on January 1, 2013
This will be Roker's sixteenth year hosting the popular annual event, and the first year for Sweeney.

[12/06/12 - 10:00 AM]
Celebrities Take a Flying Leap on "Stars in Danger: The High Dive" Debuting Wednesday, January 9 on FOX
Olympic diving medalist and commentator Troy Dumais will serve as mentor to the participants.

[12/06/12 - 09:56 AM]
"Pretty Tough" Launches for U.S. Premiere, Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus Starring Beth Behrs, Adelaide Kane, and Crystal Young
The five-episode series is based on the successful eponymous book by Liz Tigelaar.

[12/06/12 - 09:51 AM]
VH1 Divas Adds Natasha Bedingfield, Keri Hilson, Ledisi, Iggy Azalea and funk legend Bootsy Collins as Performers
In addition, La La Anthony, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Stacey Keibler, NeNe Leakes, Brandy Norwood and Kelly Osbourne will make an appearance.

[12/06/12 - 09:28 AM]
MTV Recruits Music and Television's Biggest Bad Asses to Heat Up Times Square on New Year's Eve with "MTV's Club NYE 2013"
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley and comedian Jeff Dye are set to host the extravaganza.

[12/06/12 - 09:19 AM]
Three Series on The Hub TV Network Nominated for Kidscreen Awards
"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series," "The Aquabats! Super Show!" and "Dan Vs." were all received nominations.

[12/06/12 - 09:12 AM]
Count Down to 2013 with "New Year's Eve Live!" Monday, December 31, on FOX
Lifehouse, Phillip Phillips and Carmen Electra are scheduled to perform.

[12/06/12 - 07:44 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores One of its Most-Watched Weeks Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 26-30.

[12/06/12 - 06:47 AM]
Season 10 of Fan-Favorite TLC Series "What Not to Wear" Premieres January 3rd
The cable channel's mainstay will now air Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/06/12 - 06:10 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2013 Lineup
Highlights include the third season of "Downton Abbey" on Sunday nights from January 6 to February 17.

[12/06/12 - 06:09 AM]
BBC and PBS to Bring Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Drama "Call the Midwife" to the U.S.
The show's sophomore run will premiere Sunday, March 31 with a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 30.

[12/06/12 - 06:01 AM]
"CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square" to Serve as New Orleans Home for CBS Corporation Super Bowl Programming
Said location will be home to 15 different shows from nine CBS divisions across multiple platforms including broadcast, cable and premium television, radio and digital.

[12/05/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 5
Updates include: ABC to open "Weird Desk" this summer; Marc Buckland to helm NBC's "Gates"; and FOX orders dating show pilot "Babes on a Bus."

[12/05/12 - 11:00 PM]
The 55th Grammy Nominations Announced
Said event will air live on CBS on Sunday, February 10 at 8:00/7:00c at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

[12/05/12 - 06:02 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Sons of Anarchy" Land Top Spots
Plus: numbers for OWN's "In the Bedroom with Dr. Laura Berman," Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" and TLC's "Extreme Couponing."

[12/05/12 - 05:57 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Goes Untouched for ESPN
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too," truTV's "Vegas Strip" and A&E's "Hoarders."

[12/05/12 - 04:20 PM]
Luke Perry and Ricky Schroder Star in "Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere January 26
This is the third installment of Hallmark Movie Channel's highest-rated film ever "Goodnight for Justice."

[12/05/12 - 03:26 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" and "Bunheads" Return Monday, January 7
Plus: the network will air a special "Switched at Birth" marathon from 11:00AM - 8:00PM ET/PT on said date.

[12/05/12 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery Channel Prepares for the End of the World with "Apocalypse Tuesday"
Look for the new one-hour special "Zombie Apocalypse" on Tuesday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/12 - 11:59 AM]
"Elementary" Posts Thursday's Largest Live Plus Three-Day Lift in Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 29.

[12/05/12 - 11:58 AM]
New Special: "Jersey on Ice" to Premiere on TLC
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/05/12 - 11:40 AM]
ESPN to Carry 34 College Football Bowl Games including Entire BCS
Highglights include the Discover BCS National Championship (No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama) on Monday, January 7.

[12/05/12 - 11:29 AM]
Caution: Kathy Griffin Dives Head First Into the New Season of Bravo Media's "Kathy" Premiering Thursday, January 10th at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the new special "Kathy Griffin: Kennedie Center On-Hers" on Thursday, January 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/12 - 11:22 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Premiere Date for Season Two of "Inside Comedy"
Drew Carey, Robert Klein, Steve Martin, Martin Mull and Robert Schimmel are among those featured in the latest run, premiering Monday, February 11 at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/05/12 - 11:17 AM]
Heisman Trophy Presentation Saturday on ESPN
Collin Klein, Johnny Manziel and Manti Te'o are the finalists for the 78th annual Heisman Trophy Presentation.

[12/05/12 - 11:14 AM]
Holocaust Survivor and Best-Selling Author Elie Wiesel Featured on "Super Soul Sunday" December 9 on OWN
Plus: a rebroadcast of "A Special Presentation: Oprah and Elie Wiesel At Auschwitz Death Camp" will air immediately following the episode.

[12/05/12 - 10:55 AM]
George Takei, Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes and More to Be Guest Judges on TBS's "King of the Nerds"
Also on tap are Riki Lindhome, Kate Micucci, Adam Busch, Yaya Han, Gordon Stables, Richard Blais and MC Frontalot.

[12/05/12 - 10:49 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Lily Tomlin Set to Take Place Friday, December 7
She will be up on Twitter at @LilyTomlin, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[12/05/12 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Reveals the 25 Women of the New Season of "The Bachelor"
Plus: one additional mystery woman will be revealed during the premiere on Monday, January 7 on ABC.

[12/05/12 - 10:41 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Kick Off New Year with Bobby Flay
Highlights include "Bobby's Dinner Battle," premiering Monday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[12/05/12 - 10:28 AM]
Lifetime to Air Half Hour Fashion Documentary "Project Runway Spotlight: Marchesa" on Thursday, December 20
The special provides "a unique, behind-the-scenes look at Marchesa - the fashion house co-founded by designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig."

[12/05/12 - 10:24 AM]
A&E Network and Executive Producer Carlton Cuse Announce Contest for Fans to Create the "Bates Motel" Title Sequence
The contest begins today, December 5 on www.facebook.com/BatesMotelAETV and runs through Thursday, January 3.

[12/05/12 - 10:23 AM]
Awards Season Launches with The Hub TV Network's "Naughty or Nice Awards" Allowing Fans to Determine Winners
The voting results in all categories will be revealed during a two-hour marathon Saturday, December 22.

[12/05/12 - 10:21 AM]
Style Media Joins Forces with Multi-Grammy Winner Rihanna to Search for the Next Fashion Design Superstar on "Styled to Rock"
The 10-episode series will give 12 up-and-coming designers, hand-picked by Rihanna, to create unique fashion pieces for A-list celebrity talent.

[12/05/12 - 10:18 AM]
LogoTV.com Picks Up Web Comedy "Vicky & Lysander"
Shannon Walker and Damon Cardasis star in the 10-episode series, which launches Wednesday, December 19.

[12/05/12 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Celebrates the Holiday Season with "A White House Christmas: First Families Remember," on Thursday, December 20
An encore presentation of the special will air Friday, December 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/05/12 - 09:53 AM]
"Rudolph," "NCIS" and "Victoria's Secret" Lead CBS to Tuesday Sweep of All Rating Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 4.

[12/05/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Hits its Best November Sweep Ratings Since 2007 in Key Women
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.







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[11/25/14 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fifth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 09:03 AM]
BBC America's Critically-Acclaimed Original Series "Orphan Black" Adds to Cast
Justin Chatwin and James Frain join the channel's hit original drama for its third season, which is currently in production and set to return in 2015.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: "Scorpion" on CBS gets a big boost from a special "The Big Bang Theory" repeat lead in.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/25/14 - 08:37 AM]
On World AIDS Day, Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the True Origins of a Global Epidemic - "Rise of the Killer Virus" Spotlights First Mass Outbreak in Africa in the 1960s
The special premieres Monday, December 1 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:25 AM]
New Traveling Dating Game Show "Baggage on the Road," Hosted by Jerry Springer, Premieres on GSN January 7
Jerry Springer, original host of "Baggage," will also host the new series, which travels in its first season to four locations: Austin, Texas; Tampa, Florida; Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Storrs, Connecticut.

[11/25/14 - 08:14 AM]
Animal Planet L!VE's "Reindeer Cam" Returns, Brings 24/7 Online Holiday Cheer
While their extended family is helping Santa and his elves at the North Pole prepare for the Christmas holiday, two reindeer who make their home at the Como Zoo in St. Paul, Minnesota are ready to delight online audiences for the second year.

[11/25/14 - 08:01 AM]
Acclaimed Filmmaker Brett Morgen's "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," An HBO Documentary Films and Universal Pictures International Entertainment Co-Production, Slated for 2015
The film features dozens of Nirvana songs and performances as well as previously unheard Cobain originals.

[11/25/14 - 07:25 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings Festive Cheer with Holiday-Themed Specials and Premieres Beginning Friday, Dec. 5
NickMom celebrates the holidays with all-new episodes of "Parental Discretion" while Nicktoons will encore "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "The Legend of Korra."

[11/25/14 - 05:19 AM]
USA Network Announces the Return of "Suits" and "Sirens"
"Sirens" is due back on Tuesday, January 27 while "Suits" resumes its run on Wednesday, January 28.

[11/25/14 - 05:06 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Honored with 30 Rock Marquee
"Every time I walk in the building and see that marquee, it will remind me of the legacy of 'The Tonight Show' and how honored I am to be a part of its incredible history," said Fallon.

[11/24/14 - 06:14 PM]
ABC Gives "Cristela" Full Season Order
The news marks just the second back nine order for a new half-hour this fall, after fellow Alphabet entry "Black-ish."

[11/24/14 - 04:53 PM]
Video: New Teaser for Season 6 of "Justified"
The final season premieres Tuesday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c only on FX.