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[01/28/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 28
Updates include: NBC orders an additional episode of "Chicago Fire"; Rob Corddry, Allison Janney land pilots; and The CW gives green light to two more dramas.

[01/28/13 - 06:48 PM]
Steven Weber Stars in "Tom Dick & Harriet," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere March 16
Andrew Francis, Michelle Harrison, Michael Eklund and MacKenzie Porter also star in the project.

[01/28/13 - 03:44 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Continues Reign for Discovery
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Best Week Ever," Starz's "Spartacus: War of the Damned" and truTV's "Killer Karaoke."

[01/28/13 - 03:42 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates as #1 Television Network in Friday Prime Time for Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 25.

[01/28/13 - 02:55 PM]
Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Grows Audience As TNT and TBS Announce New Three-Year Contract
TNT and TBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 27.

[01/28/13 - 01:45 PM]
Oxygen Launches First-Ever Live Google+ Hangout During a Reality Broadcast with "The Face" Cast on Wednesday, February 6 at 8PM ET
The live web chat will feature a Q&A session with supermodel coaches Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha, as well as the show's host Nigel Barker.

[01/28/13 - 01:34 PM]
"Spartacus: War of the Damned" Storms Out to Second Highest Ratings Ever for a Starz Original Series Season Debut
Starz spins the numbers for Friday, January 25.

[01/28/13 - 01:27 PM]
E! Adds Hilarious Dating Show Parody "Burning Love" to Weekly Lineup
The web phenomenon premieres Monday, February 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/28/13 - 01:14 PM]
Next Episodes of "Girls," "Enlightened" Debut Sat., Feb. 2, Available Now on HBO GO and HBO On Demand
Both shows can also be seen at their usual time on Sunday, February 3.

[01/28/13 - 01:02 PM]
Dogs of War: "Glory Hounds" Take on Some of the Most Dangerous Roles and Share Some of the Most Unbreakable Bonds in the Military
The two-hour special premiers Thursday, February 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/28/13 - 12:54 PM]
Bravo Media Takes the 20th Annual SXSW Interactive Festival by Storm as "Watch What Happens LIve" Heads Down to Austin, Texas for a Week of Shows
Hijinks and hilarity will ensue as Cohen, with shotski in tow, rubs elbows with the who's who of SXSW.

[01/28/13 - 12:39 PM]
The Real X's and O's of the Super Bowl on the Next "60 Minutes Sports" on Showtime, Wednesday, Feb. 6
The latest installment will offer the chance to witness how much planning and resources it takes to execute an event of this magnitude.

[01/28/13 - 11:27 AM]
Showtime(R) Hits a High Note This February with New Music Documentaries
Look for "Mumford & Sons: The Road To Red Rocks" on Friday, February 1 and "Big Easy Express" on Friday, February 8.

[01/28/13 - 10:58 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "General Hospital" Co-Star Kelly Monaco and Executive Producer Frank Valentini
ABC's daytime mainstay will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Monday, April 1.

[01/28/13 - 10:31 AM]
ESPN Films Announces Upcoming "30 for 30" Films: "Survive and Advance" and "Elway to Marino"
They'll premiere on Sunday, March 17 and Tuesday, April 23, respectively.

[01/28/13 - 10:13 AM]
A&E's Monster Hit Series "Duck Dynasty" Returns for a Third Season with All-New Episodes Premiering Wednesday, February 27 at 9PM ET/PT
The season two finale premiered to 6.5 million viewers on December 5, including an A&E record 3.9 million adults 18-49.

[01/28/13 - 10:10 AM]
Video: Spike TV Sneak Peek - "Car Lot Rescue"
The newcomer launches Sunday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[01/28/13 - 10:07 AM]
Video: MTV Delivers the Most Anticipated Episode of "Snooki & JWOWW" Ever with the Birth of Baby Lorenzo!
Said installment airs this Tuesday, January 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/28/13 - 09:55 AM]
"Real Housewives" Stars NeNe Leakes, Adrienne Maloof, Camille Grammer and Kyle Richards Spice Up "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Tuesday, January 29
The back-to-back episodes also kick off a special "Off Their Rockers Prankster's Challenge," inviting America to send in their funniest prank ideas.

[01/28/13 - 09:40 AM]
The Weather Channel Roars into March Like a Lion, Greenlighting Three New Series
"Forecasting the End," "Loaded" and "Lava Chasers" will join the previously announced "Prospectors."

[01/28/13 - 09:38 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Agrees to Multi-Picture, First Window Film Package with Open Road Films
The film package includes the first window broadcast premiere of Marlon Wayans's "A Haunted House" and Dax Shepard's "Hit & Run."

[01/28/13 - 09:32 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's Claims 2 of the 3 Biggest Gainers with "Modern Family" and "Grey's Anatomy"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/28/13 - 09:04 AM]
Disney XD to Premiere Second Season of Top-Rated Comedy Series "Lab Rats" on Monday, February 25
The sophomore season will include a guest appearance by Madison Pettis.

[01/28/13 - 09:02 AM]
Discovery Networks International Unveils New Medical Documentary Series, "Body Bizarre"
The six-part series "travels the globe in search of extraordinary individuals living with mysterious medical anomalies that have puzzled the best doctors and experts in the world."

[01/28/13 - 08:53 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "My Strange Addiction" Brews a Fourth Season of Never-Before-Seen Dependencies, Starting with Coffee Enemas
The first of eight new half-hour episodes rolls out Wednesday, February 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/28/13 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Pro Bowl Puts NBC on Top
This year's telecast however is down 8% from last year's much-ballyhooed event in 18-49.

[01/28/13 - 08:17 AM]
Norah Jones to Perform Nominated Song from "Ted" Live on Oscar(R) Telecast
"Everybody Needs a Best Friend," with music by Walter Murphy and lyrics by Seth MacFarlane, is nominated for an Original Song Oscar.

[01/28/13 - 08:16 AM]
"2013 NFL Pro Bowl" Wins Sunday's Preliminary Results in All Key Categories
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 27.

[01/28/13 - 07:38 AM]
Cartoon Network Gets In Front of the Upfront
Look for new specials from "Adventure Time" and "Regular Show" plus 10 freshman series in the coming year.

[01/28/13 - 07:37 AM]
"DC Cupcakes: County Fair" Premieres Thursday, February 14 at 7 PM (ET/PT) on TLC
Colonial Williamsburg and Virginia's Loudoun County Fair are among the latest stops for Sophie and Katherine.

[01/28/13 - 07:21 AM]
PBS Celebrates Black History Month with Special Programs and New Black Culture Website
Cab Calloway, Daisy Bates and William Still are among the featured profiles next month.

[01/28/13 - 07:00 AM]
Discovery Networks International Commissions Second Seasons of Five Original Series for 2013
DNI's robust factual and lifestyle portfolio of 26 channels is available to viewers in 217 countries and territories across the globe.

[01/28/13 - 06:12 AM]
"Hot in Cleveland" Sold to TV Stations in 92% of the Country
The hit TV Land sitcom is now cleared in 47 of the top 50 markets.

[01/28/13 - 04:01 AM]
Mattel Launches New Global Entertainment Franchise Max Steel(TM)
The 26-episode "Max Steel" CGI animated series premieres Monday, March 25 on Disney XD.

[01/27/13 - 07:11 PM]
SAG-AFTRA Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Downton Abbey" and "Modern Family" were honored for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble for Drama and Comedy.

[01/27/13 - 03:33 PM]
Stunt Performers from "Skyfall" and "Game of Thrones" are Recipients of the Honors for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles
The announcement was made on the live "19th Annual SAG Awards Red Carpet Show."

[01/27/13 - 11:44 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Equals Its Highest Local People Meter Score Since November 3
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 26.

[01/27/13 - 11:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: UFC Sparks FOX to Demo Victory
Said presentation nevertheless is down from last year's coverage on the network.

[01/26/13 - 08:58 AM]
NBC's "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Encore Earns a Seven-Week Slot High at 8 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 25.

[01/26/13 - 08:57 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX and NBC All Split Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" and "20/20" are among the top draws last night.

[01/25/13 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 25
Updates include: J.J. Abrams-produced dramas get green light at FOX, NBC; The CW adds three dramas to its pilot lineup; and FOX halts production on "Ben & Kate."

[01/25/13 - 09:01 PM]
J.J. Abrams to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII
Lucasfilm makes the news official, with Abrams, Bryan Burk and Kathleen Kennedy producing.

[01/25/13 - 07:20 PM]
Jude Law to Present at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Other presenters include Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Alec Baldwin, Jessica Chastain, Bradley Cooper, Bryan Cranston, Daniel Day-Lewis and Robert De Niro.

[01/25/13 - 04:17 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Suits," "Buckwild" Top Viewer, Demo Charts
Plus: numbers for FX's "Legit," Bravo's "Kathy" and Cartoon Network's "Incredible Crew."

[01/25/13 - 02:44 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Garners Huge Gains Across Digital Media Platforms
ABC spins the digital numbers for Thursday, January 24.

[01/25/13 - 01:16 PM]
Interview: "103 Ways to Get Into TV (By 102 Who Did, Plus Me)" Author Jim McKairnes
The former CBS executive chats about his new book, about how to come to Los Angeles and succeed in the television business.

[01/25/13 - 12:27 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating of the Season
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, January 19.

[01/25/13 - 12:15 PM]
Discovery Channel Announces "Dixie Mafia," Airing Saturday, February 2 at 10PM ET/PT
The one-hour special tells the true story of Mississippi's battles with organized crime.

[01/25/13 - 11:32 AM]
"Tonight Show" Tops "Kimmel" and "Late Show" for the Week of Jan. 14-18
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 14-18.

[01/25/13 - 11:24 AM]
Matt Damon Hijacks "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and Brings the Show to Primetime, Tuesday, January 29 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on ABC
Last night's episode will encore on said date, replacing a repeat of "Body of Proof."







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[09/23/14 - 12:37 PM]
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[09/23/14 - 12:06 PM]
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[09/23/14 - 12:01 PM]
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[09/23/14 - 11:44 AM]
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[09/23/14 - 11:26 AM]
Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn Confirmed to Star in the Second Season of HBO's "True Detective"; Justin Lin Set to Direct First Two Episodes
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[09/23/14 - 11:17 AM]
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[09/23/14 - 11:11 AM]
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[09/23/14 - 11:03 AM]
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[09/23/14 - 10:20 AM]
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