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[01/02/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 2
Updates include: Jerry O'Connell joins CBS's "Ex Men"; Ben Wexler books "Bob's New Heart Show" at FOX; and Jon Favreau to direct on NBC's "The Office."

[01/02/13 - 04:04 PM]
NFL Wild Card Saturday Doubleheader on NBC Features Vikings-Packers and Bengals-Texans
Coverage begins at 4:00/3:00c with "Football Night in America."

[01/02/13 - 01:11 PM]
"Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" Scores truTV's Biggest Series Launch Ever, With More Than 2.1 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 12:34 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory's" Sheldon Cooper Kicks Off 2013 with a Bzzz-inga!
A new species of the Brazilian orchid bee - Euglossa bazinga - has been named after Dr. Cooper's zippy catchphrase.

[01/02/13 - 11:51 AM]
"Dance Moms" Rings in 2013 with Series Best 2.8 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 11:14 AM]
"Star Spangled Sundays," a Four-Part Special on the Business of the NFL, Debuts Tuesday, January 8 on NBC Sports Network
Ross Greenburg Productions and NFL Films are behind the project.

[01/02/13 - 10:34 AM]
The End Is Just the Beginning for Investigation Discovery's New True Crime Series with a Backward Twist: "Redrum"
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/02/13 - 10:01 AM]
"Doctor Who" Christmas Special Breaks Ratings Record for BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 25 plus the year to date.

[01/02/13 - 09:46 AM]
Combined Overnight Ratings for Rose Bowl and Orange Bowl BCS Games Rises Over 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 08:43 AM]
9:30 Telecast of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Set Series Records for an Encore in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/02/13 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "Parenthood," "Off Their Rockers" Marathon
CBS however is the most-watched network with its all-repeat drama lineup.

[01/02/13 - 08:11 AM]
"Departed's" William Monahan Developing "Crime" Drama for Starz
"Crime" is a study of criminal enterprise and scandal across 1960s Britain.

[01/02/13 - 07:08 AM]
Syfy's Powerful Mondays Programming Block Kicks Off Monday, January 14 from 8-11PM
As previously announced, "Continuum" and "Lost Girl" will bookend the new season of "Being Human."

[01/02/13 - 07:01 AM]
National Geographic Channel Charts Course for Second Season of "Monstah" Series Wicked Tuna
The show's sophomore season kicks off Sunday, January 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[01/02/13 - 04:06 AM]
Outstanding Creative Team to Collaborate on the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Executive producer and director Jeff Margolis has been with the SAG Awards since its fifth ceremony.

[01/01/13 - 08:48 AM]
ABC Rings in its Biggest New Year's Eve Numbers in 12 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 31.

[01/01/13 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Sparks Big Night for ABC
The Alphabet's primetime coverage delivers 13.26 million viewers and a 4.1 adults 18-49 rating.

[01/01/13 - 08:38 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" Is Up 14% Versus Last Year to Deliver a Three-Year High
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 31.

[12/31/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Hit Season Highs as They Win the Week of Dec. 17-21
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 17-21.

[12/31/12 - 09:38 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Sets a New Record This Season in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[12/31/12 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Big Finish for NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock's NFL franchise posts its best numbers since its special Wednesday season opener.

[12/31/12 - 08:11 AM]
Cowboys-Redskins Scores Best-Ever Overnight for NFL Regular-Season Primetime Game on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 30.

[12/31/12 - 07:04 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications Announce New Distribution Agreement
Launch of content across these new distribution platforms is planned to begin in the first half of 2013.

[12/31/12 - 06:49 AM]
NBCUniversal Signs Multi-Year Carriage Deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative
Today's announcement follows NBCUniversal's recent distribution agreements with Cablevision, Mediacom, Suddenlink and Verizon.

[12/30/12 - 06:27 PM]
NFL Wild Card & Divisional Playoff Schedule Announced
NBC's coverage of Cincinnati at Houston and Minnesota at Green Bay will kick things off on Saturday, January 5.

[12/30/12 - 09:46 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Rebroadcast Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 29.

[12/30/12 - 09:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops" Repeats Top Low Key Demo Race
Plus: CBS is the most-watched network powered by a rebroadcast of "48 Hours."

[12/29/12 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Two-Hour "Dateline" Puts NBC in Front
The Peacock is the night's top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/29/12 - 08:46 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Friday Telecast Since September 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 28.

[12/28/12 - 05:19 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: College Bowls Top Viewers, truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The Newlywed Game," TLC's "Wives with Beehives" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami Reunion."

[12/28/12 - 05:14 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Discovery's "Amish Mafia" Event Leads Demos, ESPN Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime," History's "Cajun Pawn Stars" and E!'s "Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings."

[12/28/12 - 01:37 PM]
TLC Moves "Sin City Rules" to Tuesdays at 10/9c
The Sunday series will now anchor the cable channel's Tuesday block beginning January 1.

[12/28/12 - 10:37 AM]
"New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" Features Classic Performances by the Biggest Names in Music History
The two-hour special, hosted by Fergie in Los Angeles and Jenny McCarthy from Times Square, airs Monday, December 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/28/12 - 10:28 AM]
ABC Family's 15th Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Soars to Record Levels; Pacing for #1 Year Ever in 2012
ABC Family spins the numbers for December 1-25 plus the year to date.

[12/28/12 - 09:40 AM]
Ovation Rings in 2013 with a Full Slate of Series, Documentaries and Films
Highlights include "Manet: The Man Who Invented Modern Art," "Dance School: Juilliard," "The Scapegoat" and "Who The #$&% is Jackson Pollock."

[12/28/12 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos on All-Repeat Evening
"The Big Bang Theory" is the night's top draw in both categories.

[12/27/12 - 06:01 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles" Finale Tops Christmas for TNT
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Leverage," truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" and ESPN's NBA doubleheader.

[12/27/12 - 05:56 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA Tops Christmas Eve with "WWE Raw"
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Teen Mom 2," Showtime's "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States" and ESPN's "Sheraton Hawaii Bowl."

[12/27/12 - 03:38 PM]
Fuller: NBC Not Moving Forward with "Mockingbird Lane"
The proposed reboot of "The Munsters" won't be getting a series order.

[12/27/12 - 03:31 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Bravo Leads Viewers, Demos with "Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Ice Love Coco," TLC's "Sin City Rules" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[12/27/12 - 03:26 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Special "Monday Night Football" Finale Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Underemployed," Animal Planet's "The Year in Pup Culture" and Discovery's "Frozen Planet: Edge of the Earth."

[12/27/12 - 02:09 PM]
BBC America's New Original Series Orphan Black Premieres Saturday, March 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Tatiana Maslany stars as Sarah, "an outsider and orphan whose life changes dramatically after witnessing the suicide of a woman who looks just like her."

[12/27/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Bravo Media's First Look of the New Year's Day Episode of "Million Dollar Decorators" Available Now on BravoTV.com
Watch a sneak peek of the first 10 minutes of next week's episode.

[12/27/12 - 11:34 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for the Week Among Teens and No. 2 Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 11:30 AM]
"The X Factor" Winner Tate Stevens to Perform on "New Year's Eve Live!" Monday, December 31, on FOX
Stevens will join previously announced performers Lifehouse and Carmen Electra.

[12/27/12 - 11:12 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Performance Last Week Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 10:52 AM]
E! News Special "How Hollywood Helps" Features Interviews with Today's Hottest Celebrities Discussing the Causes They Passionately Support
The 30-minute special premieres Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[12/27/12 - 10:17 AM]
"48 Hours: Mystery on Twin Peaks Drive" Was First in Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 22.

[12/27/12 - 10:05 AM]
"NCIS" Sacks Competition - #1 in Viewers, Beating "Sunday Night Football"
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 17-23.

[12/27/12 - 09:16 AM]
Kennedy Center Honors Lead CBS to Star-Studded Wednesday Win
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 26.







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[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Taboo" Delights in FX Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
"The Great British Baking Show" Returns to PBS for a Fourth Season of Merriment in the Kitchen
PBS also announced it has committed to a fifth season of the series that has previously aired on the BBC.

[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming
PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Score Big for NBC, FOX
Nearly 49 million viewers turned into FOX at its peak for its Packers-Cowboys showdown.

[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
Steelers-Chiefs Score a Record Overnight Rating for a Primetime NFL Wild Card or Divisional Playoff Game
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/16/17 - 05:06 AM]
TEGNA and MGM Launching BOLD, a Live, Interactive, Multi-Platform Program
BOLD will be the industry's first live multi-daypart syndicated show, spotlighting the day's essential stories, information and trending social media content in real-time across multiple screens.

[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
PBS and Stations Launch 24/7 PBS Kids Channel, Expanding Access to the #1 Children's Educational Media Brand on TV and Digital Platforms
The free service ensures that PBS Kids' high-quality content is available to all children and caregivers on a platform and at a time that works for them, including primetime, weekends and other out-of-school times when they are most likely to tune in.

[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
PBS and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Celebrate 40th Anniversary of NASA Voyager Launch in "The Farthest" (w.t.)
The twin Voyager spacecraft revolutionized planetary science, resolved key questions about the outer planets and raised intriguing new ones about the evolution of our solar system.

[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
PBS and Time Inc. Announce "Beyond a Year in Space"
The two specials explore the human limitations for space travel and what a mission to Mars will require.

[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces New Summer of Adventure
Look for six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world's most amazing places and cultures.

[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
On Monday August 21, 2017, America's eyes will be glued to the skies as the mainland United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979.

[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 05:06 PM]
AMC Announces 2017 Winter and Spring Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
The cable channel sets premieres for the martial arts drama "Into the Badlands," new epic "The Son" and the Emmy(R)-nominated "Better Call Saul."

[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
"The Spy" is being distributed internationally by Paramount and adapted by Academy Award winner Simon Beaufoy.