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[01/16/13 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 16
Updates include: Michael J. Fox's NBC comedy adds trio; TNT gives pilot order to "Murder in the First"; and Christina Kirk boards NBC's "Gates."

[01/16/13 - 05:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: BET Tops Charts with "Real Husbands of Hollywood," "Second Generation Wayans"
Plus: numbers for History's "The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents," Syfy's "Face Off" and A&E's "Storage Wars: New York."

[01/16/13 - 05:46 PM]
"Face Off" Reigns Over More Than One Million Adults 18-49 - Season 4 Premiere Grows vs. Prior Premiere in Key Demos
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 04:35 PM]
Syfy Pulls the Plug on "Alphas"
Co-stars Ryan Cartwright, Azita Ghanizada and Warren Christie all posted the news to Twitter this afternoon.

[01/16/13 - 03:15 PM]
Last Night's "NCIS" Ranks as the Season's #1 Entertainment Broadcast
CBS further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 02:48 PM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Season 3 Debuts to Record Ratings
Plus: "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family" to premiere on Tuesday, February 26 at 11:30/10:30c.

[01/16/13 - 02:15 PM]
Scott Pelley to Lead CBS News' Coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration
Inauguration Day coverage starts with an extended three-hour "CBS This Morning" co-hosted by Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell from the National Mall.

[01/16/13 - 02:12 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 for 2nd Straight Week
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 02:04 PM]
More Than 11 Million Viewers Watched Both the Premiere and Encore Telecasts of "Real Husbands of Hollywood" and "Second Generation Wayans" on BET
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 12:15 PM]
Ford Motor Company, Coca-Cola and AT&T Return as Official Sponsors of the 12th Season of "American Idol"
As a leading partner since the show's debut, Ford will continue to "engage fans with unique and exclusive content throughout the upcoming season."

[01/16/13 - 12:06 PM]
An American Event on America's Network, ABC News Announces Coverage for 2013 Inauguration
Coverage will begin on Sunday morning, January 20, with a special edition of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos."

[01/16/13 - 11:58 AM]
CMT Names Ten Female Power Voices to Its "Next Women of Country" Campaign, Launching January 16
The list includes Ashley Monroe, Holly Williams, Jana Kramer, Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Lauren Alaina, Sarah Darling, Rose Falcon, Rachel Farley and Kelleigh Bannen.

[01/16/13 - 10:39 AM]
Celebrities Honor America's Comedy Sweetheart in "Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday Special," Airing Tuesday, February 5 (8-9 P.M. ET) on NBC
Blake Shelton, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Rico Rodriguez, Lily Tomlin and Sarah Silverman will honor America's comedy sweetheart, as will Bill Clinton.

[01/16/13 - 09:34 AM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Bittersweet Valentine's Day Special - "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, February 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/16/13 - 09:27 AM]
"NCIS" Delivers Second-Largest Audience Ever with 22.34 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 09:08 AM]
Current TV Announces Special Coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama
Current TV's presidential inauguration coverage is the final part of Current's groundbreaking "Politically Direct" coverage of the 2012 election cycle.

[01/16/13 - 08:52 AM]
"Parenthood" Ranks #1 in the Hour Over the Drama Competition on ABC and CBS in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demographics
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 15.

[01/16/13 - 08:52 AM]
You're in Time Out! Bravo Media Greenlights New Series "Extreme Guide to Parenting" (w.t.)
Each episode will give a candid inside look at two separate households with very different forms of parenting.

[01/16/13 - 08:22 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Once Again Puts CBS on Top
The Eye's juggernaut - along with ABC's "Private Practice" and NBC's "Go On" - are the only series up from last week.

[01/16/13 - 08:22 AM]
Reelz to Celebrate 50 Years of James Bond Movies in February 2013
"Goldfinger" kicks off the first of 16 films on Sunday, February 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/13 - 07:11 AM]
Camera Crews Follow Air Force Pararescue in "Inside Combat Rescue," Premiering Feb 18, 10 PM ET/PT on National Geographic Channel
From heroic acts of bravery in the field to training, pranks and comradery back at base, the series offers a 360-degree view of this band of brothers.

[01/16/13 - 07:03 AM]
Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum Join for an All-New Episode of the Critically Acclaimed Series "CMT Crossroads"
Meeting and collaborating for the first time, Nicks and Lady Antebellum will share harmonies and stories for the episode, premiering later this year.

[01/16/13 - 04:05 AM]
Bradley Cooper, Viola Davis, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Justin Timberlake and Sigourney Weaver to Present at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
The event will be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 27 from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.

[01/15/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 15
Updates include: Jessica Simpson to topline comedy for NBC; Oxygen nixes "All My Babies' Mamas" special; and TNT passes on its "Trooper" pilot redo.

[01/15/13 - 05:55 PM]
Lifetime Cancels "Drop Dead Diva" After Four Seasons
The series was the least-watched of the network's three scripted dramas in 2012.

[01/15/13 - 05:32 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Pulls in Front Among Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Continuum," Showtime's "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States" and Discovery's "Shipwreck Men."

[01/15/13 - 05:27 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Continues Win Streak in Adults 18-49
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs.," Comedy Central's "Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula" and HBO's "Enlightened."

[01/15/13 - 05:22 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Wedding Band" Tops Demos for TBS
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Staten Island Law," Lifetime's "In the Dark" and Hallmark's "The Nearlyweds."

[01/15/13 - 03:21 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Grey's Anatomy" Stars Camilla Luddington and Gaius Charles Set to Take Place on Thursday, January 17
They'll be up on Twitter at @camilluddington and @gaiuscharles, respectively, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/15/13 - 03:19 PM]
FOX NFC Playoff Game Is Week's No. 1 Primetime Program Across All Demos
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 03:01 PM]
Video: Trailer for the "Fringe" Series Finale Airing Friday, January 18 at 8/7c
"Liberty" and "An Enemy of Fate" will cap the show's five season run.

[01/15/13 - 02:38 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" is Monday's #1 Scripted Prime Telecast in Target Female Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 14.

[01/15/13 - 02:11 PM]
TNT Greenlights New Private-Eye Series Starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn
The series, formerly known as "King & Maxwell," is based on bestselling author David Baldacci's popular characters Sean King and Michelle Maxwell.

[01/15/13 - 01:05 PM]
AMC and Fox Television Studios Partner on "The Killing" Season Three
Season three will focus on a new case, which will be resolved over the course of 12 episodes.

[01/15/13 - 12:10 PM]
Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" Twitter Account to Host Guillermo del Toro Live Q&A Immediately After Season 9 Premiere on Wednesday, January 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
Universal Pictures serves as the presenting on-air sponsor of the season premiere, showcasing the upcoming theatrical release of "Mama."

[01/15/13 - 11:54 AM]
Brides Choose Something Borrowed or Something New on TLC's Newest Fashion Wedding Series Premiering Friday, February 8th at 10/9c
The 12-episode series follows a bride's journey to find the perfect wedding dress, but with a twist.

[01/15/13 - 11:43 AM]
Disney Channel Is Week's #1 TV Network Across All Major Kids; Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" Is #1 Cable TV Series in Kids 2-5 in Premiere Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 11:33 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights New Original Series, "Tailgate Takeover" Hosted by Adam Richman, Spotlighting the Best Tailgating Across the U.S.
Plus: look for the one-hour special "Super Bowl Tailgate Takeover," premiering Wednesday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/15/13 - 11:30 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Partners with MGM Grand and the Mirage to Get Filthy in Sin City with "Comedy Central Vegas"
Dave Attell, Anthony Jeselnik, Jim Norton, Amy Schumer and Nick Swardson are among the featured performers during the February 22-23 stunt.

[01/15/13 - 11:10 AM]
Nick Lachey and Steve-O Join Betty White for Back-to-Back Episodes of NBC's "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Tuesday, January 15 from 8-9 P.M. ET
Steve-O will compare battle scars with Betty while Lachey will give her advice on starting a successful boy band.

[01/15/13 - 11:09 AM]
CBS Wins Across-the-Board with the Highest Weekly Averages of Any Network This Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 11:03 AM]
ABC Pulls "Happy Endings," "Apartment 23" This Sunday for "Shark Tank" Repeat
Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary were featured in the October episode.

[01/15/13 - 11:02 AM]
ABC News Digital and Yahoo! News to Provide Anchored, Live-Streamed Coverage of the 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama Sunday, January 20 and Monday, January 21
ABC News' team of anchors and correspondents will contribute to special live stream coverage throughout the day.

[01/15/13 - 10:45 AM]
NBC Delivers Year-to-Year Gains During the Primetime Week of Jan. 7-13
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 10:30 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime with Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for the Second Week of January
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 10:30 AM]
"Katie" Builds to Its Highest-Rated Week Since Mid-November
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 4.

[01/15/13 - 10:02 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and AT&T U-verse Announce Broad Distribution Agreement
"We're proud to deliver more Disney content and services to U-verse customers across the screens they watch most," said Jeff Weber.

[01/15/13 - 09:54 AM]
ABC Delivers 7 of the Top 20 Entertainment Shows, with 4 in the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 09:47 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 Up Against Golden Globes
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/15/13 - 09:43 AM]
DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowlers to Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!
Participants include Chace Crawford, Nina Dobrev, Scott Porter, Ian Somerholder, Jenny McCarthy, Matt Bomer and Jesse Williams.







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[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
FX Picks Up "Tyrant" for a Second Season
Production is scheduled to begin next spring with the second season returning in the summer of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) to Rebrand as "POP" - New Brand to Launch in First Quarter 2015
POP is billed as "a multi-platform destination dedicated to celebrating the fun of being a fan."

[09/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
BBC America Presents the 2014 Britannia Awards Honorees
BAFTA Los Angeles will honor Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Dame Judi Dench at this year's awards ceremony.

[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Comedy Central's "@midnight" Joins New York Comedy Festival Lineup, Will Tape and Air Week of Shows in NYC
The social media sensation joins the stellar lineup of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival to tape a week of shows which will air Monday, November 3 through Thursday, November 6.

[09/18/14 - 06:09 AM]
Darrell Hammond to Serve as New Announcer for "Saturday Night Live"
Hammond will take over the role from the late Don Pardo.

[09/18/14 - 05:54 AM]
Aubrey Plaza to Be Voice of Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" Premiering November 29
The infamous kitty with the hilariously woeful but endearing facial expression stars in her very own live-action Christmas movie this holiday season.

[09/17/14 - 10:00 PM]
Winner Voted of NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent"
The winner will headline "America's Got Talent Live" at The AXIS Powered by Monster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas (September 26 and 27).

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
ABC Family's "100 Days Until Christmas" Campaign a Social Media Hit on Facebook
"Pretty Little Liars" continues to be dominate on Twitter, ranking as TV's #1 most-tweeted TV drama series of Summer 2014.

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
The Viral Video Show That Started It All, "America's Funniest Home Videos," Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Maker Studios Content Partnership Anchored by Original Clip Show "ShayFV" Starring Shay Carl
The original content initiative extends an existing relationship between Vin Di Bona Productions and Maker Studios.

[09/17/14 - 01:34 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, September 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
President Clinton will preside over the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 21-24) in New York City.

[09/17/14 - 01:33 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Hits 22 Million Downloads with TV Everywhere Apps
The free, ad-supported TV Everywhere apps offer fans access to full episodes, movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A+E Networks HD programming.

[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.