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[01/07/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 7
Updates include: Cher, Ron Zimmerman team for Logo drama; Barry Schindel, Brett Ratner land "Tomorrow" at ABC; and Sarah Michelle Gellar to make the rounds with comedy project.

[01/07/13 - 11:05 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #50-41
Our annual countdown kicks off with "Arrow," "Spartacus," "Last Resort" and more!

[01/07/13 - 06:06 PM]
CNBC Expands Programming Slate Greenlighting Two Additional Unscripted Series on CNBC Prime
They'll join the previously announced "Treasure Detectives" and "The Car Chasers," which premiere Tuesday, March 5 on the network.

[01/07/13 - 04:03 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Opens 2013 on Top for Discovery
Plus: numbers for ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights," E!'s "Fashion Face-Off" and USA's "Over/Under."

[01/07/13 - 02:41 PM]
Video: "How I Met Your Mother" Casting Alert, Eh!
Find out who's dropping by to celebrate the return of Robin Sparkles.

[01/07/13 - 01:43 PM]
E! Jumps in the Deep End with Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Lochte
"What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" is set to premiere in April 2013 on the cable channel.

[01/07/13 - 01:42 PM]
E! Serves Up New Series "Playing with Fire" Going Inside the Spicy Professional and Personal Lives of The Chefs, Stars and Tastemakers Who Make Up New Year's Culinary World
The six-episode series began production in fall 2012 and is set to premiere April 2013.

[01/07/13 - 12:33 PM]
Premiere Episode of "Downton Abbey, Season 3" on Masterpiece Classic Quadruples Average PBS Primetime Rating
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/07/13 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Go Behind the Scenes of FOX's "Stars in Danger: The High Dive"
The two-hour special premieres this Wednesday, January 9 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[01/07/13 - 11:48 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes for the Fourth Quarter of 2012
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 24-28.

[01/07/13 - 11:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Original Programming with Three Bold New Series and a Pilot
They'll join fellow newcomer "The Face" plus new seasons of "Best Ink" and "I'm Having Their Baby."

[01/07/13 - 11:13 AM]
USA Ups Michael Sluchan to Senior Vice President, Original Scripted Programming
Sluchan's responsibilities include overseeing the production of the current hit series' "Necessary Roughness" and "Royal Pains."

[01/07/13 - 11:09 AM]
"In Play with Jimmy Roberts" Chronicles Life Through Golf in New Golf Channel Original Series
The debut installment of the monthly series airs Tuesday, March 12 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/07/13 - 11:06 AM]
Michael Phelps Swings Into Next Chapter for Fifth Season of "The Haney Project," Premiering Monday, Feb. 25 at 9 PM ET on Golf Channel
The new season will feature Phelps as he attempts to improve his game from tee to green with the guidance of Tiger Woods' former swing coach.

[01/07/13 - 11:04 AM]
"Feherty" Is Back for a Third Season on Golf Channel
Jack Nicklaus, Bobby Knight, Jim Nantz, Phil Mickelson and Nick Faldo are on tap for the new season, premiering Monday, February 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/13 - 10:59 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Fans Get a Surprise from Mona During All New Episodes of "Pretty Little Liars" and "The Lying Game" on Tuesday, January 8th on ABC Family
Fans will need to decode Mona's tweets to unlock a secret video featuring footage not seen in the premiere episode.

[01/07/13 - 10:40 AM]
Daniel Tosh Is Back and Is Premiering the Fifth Season of "Tosh.0" Tuesday, February 5 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Also on tap next month: "The Jeselnik Offensive," "The Ben Show" and "Nathan For You."

[01/07/13 - 10:02 AM]
CMT Premieres New Series "Swamp Pawn" on Saturday, January 26
The newcomer replaces the previously announced launch of "Guntucky" at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/07/13 - 10:02 AM]
Julia Stiles, David Walton, Camryn Manheim and Frances Fisher Headline "The Makeover," a New Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering Sunday, January 27 on the ABC Television Network
Georgia Lyman also stars in the project, from director John Gray and writer C. Jay Cox.

[01/07/13 - 10:00 AM]
"Defiance" to Premiere Monday, April 15 @ 9 PM on Syfy
Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran, Jaime Murray, Graham Greene and Mia Kirshner star in the project.

[01/07/13 - 09:51 AM]
Puppy Players Ruff Up the End Zone on Super Bowl(TM) Sunday in Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl IX
On game day, 63 furry pups will "battle for barking rights with a winning combination of terrier tackles, canine touchdowns, puppy penalties and fido first downs."

[01/07/13 - 09:30 AM]
USA Network Signals Full Slate Pickup of Summer Original Series with "Necessary Roughness" Season Three Order
The 10-episode pickup completes the renewal of the network's full summer slate of original drama series.

[01/07/13 - 08:57 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Scores Gains Versus Its Year-Ago Premiere of 21% in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/07/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's Sunday Dramas Return Strong Against Big Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/07/13 - 08:31 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Overrun Sparks FOX's Animated Lineup
Plus: "The Biggest Loser" return strong for NBC, doubling last year's premiere of "The Firm."

[01/07/13 - 07:21 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Closes Out 2012 with its Biggest Quarter Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 24-28.

[01/07/13 - 06:23 AM]
Oscar(R) Host Seth MacFarlane Joins Emma Stone to Announce Oscar Nominations
This will be the first time since 1972 that an Oscar show host has participated in the nominations announcement.

[01/07/13 - 03:01 AM]
Netflix and Warner Bros. Television Group Sign a 2012-13 Network Slate Deal for Hit Serialized Dramas from Warner Bros. Television
"Revolution," "The Following," "Longmire," "Political Animals," "666 Park Avenue, "Chuck," "Fringe" and "The West Wing" are all on tap.

[01/06/13 - 05:26 PM]
Video: First Look at FOX's "The Following"
The new trailer bowed during FOX's NFL playoff coverage this afternoon.

[01/06/13 - 05:19 PM]
Video: New "Smash" Trailer
The show's second season kicks off Tuesday, February 5 with a two-hour premiere.

[01/06/13 - 04:11 PM]
Video: New "The Biggest Loser" Trailer
NBC's reality franchise returns tonight at 9:00/8:00c in part one of a two-night event.

[01/06/13 - 04:04 PM]
Berman: Decisions About "Alphas," "Rewind" to Come This Week from Syfy
Drama pilot "Rewind" comes from creator Justin Marks and director Jack Bender.

[01/06/13 - 03:31 PM]
Video: New "Do No Harm" Trailer
Look for the newcomer to premiere Thursday, January 31 at 10:00/9:00c on NBC.

[01/06/13 - 03:23 PM]
NBC at TCA: "Deception" and "Revolution" Get Reduced Orders
The freshman dramas will air 11 and 20 episodes total, respectively.

[01/06/13 - 03:03 PM]
Video: New "Grimm" Trailer
The series returns for the back half of its sophomore run on Friday, March 8 at 9:00/8:00c on NBC.

[01/06/13 - 02:07 PM]
Video: New "Deception" Trailer
NBC's latest drama launches Monday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/06/13 - 01:23 PM]
Video: New "1600 Penn" Trailer
NBC's freshman comedy formally rolls out on Thursday, January 10 at 9:30/8:30c.

[01/06/13 - 12:07 PM]
Video: New "Revolution" Trailer
The freshman hit returns to NBC on Monday, March 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/06/13 - 12:04 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Wild Card Weekend Kicks Off with NBC Win
The Vikings/Packers showdown delivers more than 26 million viewers in primetime.

[01/06/13 - 11:15 AM]
NBC at TCA: Greenblatt Outlines Latest Plans for Midseason, Summer and Fall
"Hannibal" and "Save Me" might hit the schedule before the season is over while "Dracula" and Michael J. Fox's new comedy are due in the fall.

[01/06/13 - 09:58 AM]
NBC Gives 13-Episode Series Pickup to New Drama "Camp" in Summer 2013
The series will be produced by Matchbox Pictures and BermanBraun.

[01/06/13 - 09:22 AM]
Video: "Celebrity Apprentice All Stars" Trailer
Donald Trump and company are back on Sunday, March 3 at 9:00/8:00c on NBC.

[01/06/13 - 08:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Timothy Olyphant
Check out part 10 of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.

[01/06/13 - 08:09 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Natalie Zea
Check out part nine of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.

[01/06/13 - 08:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Walton Goggins
Check out part eight of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.

[01/06/13 - 08:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Erica Tazel
Check out part seven of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.

[01/06/13 - 08:06 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Nick Searcy
Check out part six of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.

[01/06/13 - 08:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Joelle Carter
Check out part five of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.

[01/06/13 - 08:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Jacob Pitts
Check out part four of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.

[01/06/13 - 08:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Justified" Co-Star Raymond J. Barry
Check out part three of our 10-part visit with the cast of FX series.







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[01/26/15 - 05:48 PM]
Nick Jonas Joins the Killer Cast of FOX's Upcoming Comedy-Horror Anthology Series, "Scream Queens"
He'll join the previously cast Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Joe Manganiello, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer and Ariana Grande.

[01/26/15 - 05:13 PM]
Super Bowl Week Gets an Injection of Wit - David Feherty Style - With Back-to-Back Nights of "Feherty Live" Stage Performances from Phoenix
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[01/26/15 - 12:42 PM]
3.3 Million Total Viewers Sign Up for "Sons of Liberty"
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[01/26/15 - 12:35 PM]
"Bring It!" Returns with 1.8 Million Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Friday, January 23.

[01/26/15 - 10:50 AM]
Video: MTV Releases Trailer for Fourth Season of "Catfish: The TV Show"
The series will return on Wednesday, February 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/26/15 - 10:48 AM]
FYI Premieres New Original Series "My City's Just Not That Into Me"
FYI and Curbed.com, published by Vox Media, are partnering for the 10 half-hour episode series, set to premiere on Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/26/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Chain Reaction" Returns to GSN - 40 New Episodes of the Popular Word Association Game to Launch in 2015
This marks the first new episodes of the series since 2007.

[01/26/15 - 10:02 AM]
Donald Trump to Announce Winner of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" on Live Two-Hour Telecast, Monday, Feb. 16 at 8 P.M.
Plus: look for "The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails" on Monday, February 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/26/15 - 10:01 AM]
David Tennant Joins "Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones" for Netflix
He'll play the villainous Kilgrave, an enigmatic figure from Jessica's past, in the project.

[01/26/15 - 09:45 AM]
"The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," Groundbreaking New Series Unraveling One of the Most Notorious Unsolved Crimes in New York History, Debuts Feb. 8, Exclusively on HBO
Other episodes of "The Jinx" debut subsequent Sundays at the same time through March 15.

[01/26/15 - 09:11 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's Fully Inflated "Fish Bowl II" Set for Super Bowl Sunday
This year Goldie is taking her show on the road, heading to a farm with a clownfish friend to visit some of Dr. Pol's closest animal pals.

[01/26/15 - 09:02 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Perform Special "Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight" Feb. 1 on NBC
"I'm so honored to again be a part of the Super Bowl, this time joining NBC Sports in helping kick everything off! I can't wait to watch the game!" said Underwood.

[01/26/15 - 09:01 AM]
Will Ferrell & Kevin Hart to Appear & Ariana Grande to Perform Live on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Feb. 1 Post-Super Bowl Show
Michael Keaton, Gwen Stefani, Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Young, Vin Diesel, Carl Reiner, Will Smith, Rosamund Pike and Jack White are among the scheduled guests to follow that week.

[01/26/15 - 09:01 AM]
The "50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Will Be Extended by a Half-Hour in Celebration of Its Golden Anniversary, Sunday, April 19 on CBS
As previously announced, ACM Award winners Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return to co-host this super-sized night of incredible country music performances.

[01/26/15 - 08:48 AM]
"The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant" Earned the Event's Top 18-49 Score Since August 23, 2009 and Was the Most-Watched Since July 23, 2006
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 25.