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[12/13/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 13
Updates include: NBC expands final season of "The Office" to 24 episodes; L.A. Reid to depart FOX's "The X Factor"; and NBC also orders three more episodes of "Whitney."

[12/13/12 - 10:47 PM]
TV Land Makes "Retired at 35" First Scripted Cancellation
The news comes on the heels of today's renewals of "The Soul Man" and "The Exes."

[12/13/12 - 09:19 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for December 13
Plus: One Direction and Pitbull to perform during next week's season finale on Thursday, December 20.

[12/13/12 - 05:11 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Amish Mafia," "Moonshiners" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime," TLC's "Jersey on Ice" and Syfy's "Deals from the Darkside."

[12/13/12 - 03:17 PM]
The World Is Ending and E!'s "The Soup" Told You So!
Look for "The Soup: End of the World 'We Told You So' Spectacular" on Wednesday, December 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/13/12 - 03:06 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" and "Amish Mafia" Break Viewership Records
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 12.

[12/13/12 - 02:52 PM]
Second Season of NBC's "Fashion Star" Will Premiere March 8, 2013
The show's sophomore run will air Friday nights at 8:00/7:00c on the Peacock.

[12/13/12 - 02:25 PM]
The Walt Disney Company and Cox Communications Announce Comprehensive Distribution Agreement
As part of the new multi-year agreement, WatchESPN (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater) launches today.

[12/13/12 - 02:15 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
The network recaps its various 2013 premiere dates, including "The Following" on Monday, January 21.

[12/13/12 - 01:44 PM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Live-Action Mystery "House of Anubis" Returns with More Drama, Suspense and Adventure Thursday, Jan. 3, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Additionally, the season three premiere episode will be available for purchase the day after air on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and Xbox.

[12/13/12 - 01:42 PM]
Adam Brody to Guest Star in "House of Lies"
He'll play the owner of an adult toy company who forms a relationship with Kristen Bell's Jeannie.

[12/13/12 - 01:35 PM]
TLC Parties with the Dearly Departed in the One-Hour Special "Best Funeral Ever," Airing Wednesday, December 26th at 8/7c
Said effort "goes inside the Dallas-based Golden Gate Funeral Home where John Beckwith Jr. and his staff organize the most unique ceremonies in the country."

[12/13/12 - 01:30 PM]
"Undercover Boss" Fans Can Take Charge by Choosing the Three Encore Episodes to Air During the Hit Series' First-Ever Primetime Marathon to Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 28
Voting begins today on the CBS.com "You're the Boss" page through Tuesday, December 18.

[12/13/12 - 12:46 PM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Earn #1 Finishes for the Week of Dec. 3-7
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 3-7.

[12/13/12 - 12:29 PM]
MTV Premieres Weekly Late Night Comedy Series "Nikki & Sara Live" Hosted by Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer Beginning Tuesday Nights on January 29 at 11PM ET/PT
"None of this seems real yet to me; my dream of being on MTV died the day I turned 25 and was no longer eligible for "The Real World," said Nikki Glaser.

[12/13/12 - 12:15 PM]
Video: All-New Trailer for TBS's "King of the Nerds"
The cable channel's new competition series rolls out Thursday, January 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/13/12 - 12:13 PM]
Sonia Braga and Tony Plana Lead an All-Star Ensemble Cast in "Meddling Mom," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere February 16
Mercedes Renard, Ana Ayora, Saundra Santiago, Rose Abdoo, George Contreras, Rafael Amaya and Rob Mayes also star.

[12/13/12 - 12:12 PM]
Ovation Struts Into the New Year with "So You Think You Can Dance" Season Nine Debut on January 4
The network will air season nine episodes every Friday night through April 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/13/12 - 12:06 PM]
Laura Ling Talks to Six Women Who Share Their Harrowing Stories of Surviving Unbeliveable Events in "E! Investigates: Stories of Survival"
The all-new one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[12/13/12 - 12:03 PM]
Hunter Foster to Guest Star in New Episodes of ABC Family's Original Series "Bunheads"
He'll play the older brother Sutton Foster's Michelle, his real life sister.

[12/13/12 - 11:58 AM]
TV Land Expands Original Programming Agenda and Picks Up Second Season of "The Soul Man" and Third Season of "The Exes"
Plus: Yvette Lee Bowser is joining "The Soul Man" this season as showrunner and executive producer.

[12/13/12 - 11:45 AM]
VH1 Rings in the New Year with New Series and Returning Favorites
Newcomers include "The Jenny McCarthy Show," "Making Mr. Right" and "Black Ink Crew" plus the return of "Best Week Ever."

[12/13/12 - 11:40 AM]
TLC Announces New Hair and Makeup Experts for "Randy to the Rescue"
Hair stylist Lindsay Yamashita and makeup artist Raychel Wade will join the show's sophomore run, due in May.

[12/13/12 - 11:13 AM]
CBS Corporation Divisions Garner 14 Golden Globe Award Nominations
"The Big Bang Theory," "The Good Wife," "Homeland," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" all received nods.

[12/13/12 - 10:51 AM]
"Nightline" is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 3-7.

[12/13/12 - 10:43 AM]
FX Hits the Road with a Four-City Archer Live! Tour
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia and New York are among the stops.

[12/13/12 - 10:33 AM]
Oxygen's New Supermodel Competition Series "The Face" Premieres Tuesday, February 12th at 9 PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the "The Fight to Make The Final 12" kick-off special airing Tuesday, February 5.

[12/13/12 - 10:02 AM]
CeeLo Green and World Series Most Valuable Player Pablo Sandoval Headline Judges Panel for NBC's Live Broadcast of the "2012 Miss Universe(R) Competition" on December 19 (8-10 P.M. ET)
Also on tap are Nigel Barker, Diego Boneta, Scott Disick, Brad Goreski, Masaharu Morimoto, Ximena Navarrete, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Lisa Vanderpump.

[12/13/12 - 09:48 AM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Goes Mobile with New App
The app's features include the chance to talk directly with the guys themselves through an exclusive hotline.

[12/13/12 - 09:45 AM]
Investigation Discovery Profiles a Twisted Tale of Deception on America's Most Notorious Con Man in "The Great Pretender"
The latest installment from ID Films premieres Monday, December 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/13/12 - 09:40 AM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returns for a Second Season Friday, January 4, at 10 PM E/P with Even More Danger, Conflict and Gold
Plus: look for a special sneak peek episode on Friday, December 28 with behind-the-scenes footage and the show's most memorable moments.

[12/13/12 - 09:36 AM]
Logo Goes Live for Dual-Coast, Realtime Social Media Driven Sex and Relationship Advice Show
Heidi Hamilton, Mike Dow, Dougall Fraser and Katie Morgan co-host the series, premiering Monday, February 4 at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/13/12 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Wins Wednesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 12.

[12/13/12 - 08:57 AM]
A&E to Add "Southie Rules" and "First 48" Spin-Off "The Killer Speaks" in January
They'll premiere on Tuesday, January 29 at 10:00/9:00c and Thursday, January 10 at 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[12/13/12 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's Barbara Walters Special Draws Biggest Audience to Time Slot in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 12.

[12/13/12 - 08:49 AM]
"Whitney" Matches Its Season high in Adult 18-49 Rating, Up 8% Versus Its Prior Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 12.

[12/13/12 - 08:31 AM]
Oh Hello! Behold the Many Faces of Nick Kroll - "Kroll Show" Premieres on Wednesday, January 16 at 10:30 p.m.
The eight-episode series will follow all-new episodes of "Workaholics" on Wednesday nights.

[12/13/12 - 08:25 AM]
Starz Receives Golden Globe(R) Nomination for "Magic City"
Danny Huston was nominated for Best Performance for an Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Ben "The Butcher" Diamond.

[12/13/12 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Back in Front of Demo Race
Plus: the network's "Criminal Minds" is the night's most-watched program.

[12/13/12 - 08:24 AM]
HBO Receives 17 Golden Globe Nominations, the Most of Any Television Network This Year
The pay channel received five nominations for "Game Change," including Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

[12/13/12 - 08:20 AM]
Celebs & Kids Count Down Top 10 Annoying Things Siblings Do in New "Nick News With Linda Ellerbee" Special
"If Only I Were an Only Child" premieres Monday, December 17 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[12/13/12 - 08:03 AM]
AMC Garners 3 Golden Globe(R) Nominations the Most for Any Basic Cable Network
"Breaking Bad" was honored as Best Television Series and Best Performance by an Actor from Bryan Cranston.

[12/13/12 - 07:46 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored with Seven Golden Globe(R) Nominations, Tied for the Most Series Nominations This Year
"Episodes" and "House of Lies" were both recognized alongside top honoree "Homeland."

[12/13/12 - 07:10 AM]
Bravo Media Marks Most-Watched Year and Seventh Consecutive Year-Over-Year Growth
Bravo spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/13/12 - 06:04 AM]
NBC's "Golden Globe Arrivals Special" to Air Prior to Hollywood's Biggest Night on Sunday, January 13
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will co-host the special.

[12/13/12 - 05:29 AM]
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Homeland" tops all series nominations with four, "Game Change" leads TV movies with five nods.

[12/12/12 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 12
Updates include: Billy Campbell, Michelle Forbes won't return to AMC's "The Killing"; Cartoon Network orders "Clarence" to series; and Jason Mott's "The Returned" set up at ABC.

[12/12/12 - 07:13 PM]
Betty White Nominated for Third Consecutive Screen Actors Guild Award(R) for TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland"
"I am so appreciative of this nomination - and it's really for all four of us on 'Hot in Cleveland,' not just for me," said White.

[12/12/12 - 05:57 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Leads Viewers, "Chopper Live" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Four Houses," Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorators" and Lifetime's "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition."

[12/12/12 - 03:17 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates as #1 in All of Television Among Men on Tuesday with "American Chopper Live: The Revenge" and "Amish Mafia" Sneak Peek Premiere
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 11.







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[12/10/19 - 09:00 AM]
Literary Giants Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman Sign Overall Production Agreement with CBS Television Studios
Chabon is currently attached to "Star Trek: Picard" as executive producer and will remain with the series until he transitions full-time to showrunner of "Kavalier and Clay" sometime next year.

[12/10/19 - 08:20 AM]
Bravo Media Renews Emmy(TM) Award-Nominated "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Through 2021
"I keep waiting to stop having fun - or run out of guests, stories or booze; but the party rolls on and I couldn't be more excited!" said Cohen.

[12/10/19 - 08:16 AM]
Multiplatinum Selling Artists Sheryl Crow and Usher to Perform Live From the Allstate(R) Fan Fest in New Orleans During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020"
As previously announced, Billy Porter will host the Central Time Zone celebration from New Orleans, providing viewers with exclusive performances and interviews leading up to the countdown, plus stunning fleur-de-lis drop at midnight to ring in the New Year.

[12/10/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Top Spots
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/10/19 - 07:33 AM]
NBC Drops Digital Exclusive Series "New Amsterdam: Day 1," The Origin Story of Dr. Goodwin's 'How Can I Help? Mantra
Meet the other doctors and staff through these short vignettes and uncover the hopes and struggles of our soon-to-be Dam Fam while also getting a front row seat on how a life can change in a split second and when least expected.

[12/09/19 - 03:01 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Welcomes the Director and Cast of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" During a Prime-Time Special: "Jimmy Kimmel Live After Darth: A Star Wars Special," Airing Monday, Dec. 16
The special will feature director J.J. Abrams and cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Kelly Marie Tran and Keri Russell.

[12/09/19 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Brand-New Animated Series, "It's Pony," Saturday, Jan. 18
The 20-episode series follows the comedic adventures of Annie and her best friend, who just so happens to be an enthusiastic, unpredictable, and carefree pony.

[12/09/19 - 10:05 AM]
AMC's "Ride with Norman Reedus" Revs Up for a Fifth Season
The renewal for season five, which begins production on six episodes in early 2020, comes ahead of the show's season four debut on Sunday, March 8.

[12/09/19 - 09:14 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits the Legendary Event That Triggered the Birth of Tabloid Headlines in "Battle of Little Big Horn"
The special premieres Monday, January 13 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[12/09/19 - 09:02 AM]
Comedian/Writer Adam Conover Tapped to Host Nickelodeon's New Family Game Show, "The Crystal Maze," Premiering Friday, Jan. 24, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series will feature Conover as the Maze Master, charged with guiding one family team through physical and mental challenges set within an elaborate labyrinth of four giant and immersive themed zones: Aztec, Eastern, Futuristic and Industrial.

[12/09/19 - 09:00 AM]
New Comedy Series "Avenue 5" Debuts January 19
The HBO series stars Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark, the confident and suave captain of "Avenue 5," a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes.

[12/09/19 - 08:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/09/19 - 08:00 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers" an All-New Stand-Up Series Premieres Friday, January 10 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The series features "the best of the new best" comedians, with every episode spotlighting three performers.

[12/09/19 - 06:31 AM]
YouTube Originals Starts Production Today on "Creators for Change with Michelle Obama: Girls' Education" in Vietnam
The series is set to premiere in March 2020 on YouTube.

[12/09/19 - 05:23 AM]
The 77th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
"Chernobyl," "The Crown" and "Unbelievable" lead all TV programs with four nominations each.