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[01/31/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 31
Updates include: ABC gives drama "Lucky 7" pilot order; John Goodman joins Amazon's "Alpha House"; and Sabrina Carpenter is cast in Disney Channel's "Girl Meets World."

[01/31/13 - 06:35 PM]
Ricky Schroder and His Family Star in the World Premiere of "Wild Hearts," March 9 on Hallmark Movie Channel
Schroder and his wife Andrea Schroder as well as his four children - Cambrie, Holden, Luke and Faith - co-star in the project.

[01/31/13 - 04:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Season High for "Moonshiners" Puts Discovery on Top
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Savage Family Diggers," MTV's "Washington Heights" and VH1's "Making Mr. Right."

[01/31/13 - 03:39 PM]
Lifetime Picks Up "Witches of East End"
Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Rachel Boston and M├Ądchen Amick star in the 10-episode drama.

[01/31/13 - 02:56 PM]
"Moonshiners" Is #1 on Cable on Wednesday in Total Viewers and Across All Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 01:03 PM]
"The Americans" Captures Strong Debut - New FX Drama Series Draws 4.7 Million Total Viewers Wednesday Night
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 12:14 PM]
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Makes His First Visit to CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, Feb. 4
Also on tap next week: Mariah Carey, Pauley Perrette, Eric Stonestreet, Joel McHale and Sally Field.

[01/31/13 - 11:17 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores Season-High Ratings
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, January 26.

[01/31/13 - 10:57 AM]
Travel Channel Takes Viewers on a Harrowing Paranormal Journey in an All-New Season of the Hit Series "The Dead Files"
Season four - with 13 hour-long episodes - premieres Friday, March 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/13 - 10:57 AM]
"Tonight Show" Out-Delivers "Kimmel" and "Late Show" for the Week of Jan. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 21-25.

[01/31/13 - 10:17 AM]
World Champion Fighter Laila Ali and Australian Pop Singer Cody Simpson Guest Star on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" on Monday, February 4 (8-10 P.M. ET)
The inspirational episode marks the halfway point for season 14.

[01/31/13 - 10:08 AM]
GSN to Air a "Dancing with the Stars" Season Six Marathon on Super Bowl Sunday
GSN has the exclusive off-network rights to seasons 4 through 14 of the series.

[01/31/13 - 10:02 AM]
TLC Digs Deeper Into Hoarding - "Hoarding: Buried Alive" Returns on February 13 at 9/8c
The series aired the first half of its fourth season this past summer.

[01/31/13 - 09:44 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commericals" Delivers Largest Audience and Best Adults 18-49 Rating Since 2010
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 09:01 AM]
Series Premiere of "Life with Boys" on TeenNick - Wednesday, February 6
Look for back-to-back episodes each Wednesday night beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/31/13 - 08:46 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Delivers Its Three Biggest Total-Viewer Results in Three Originals This Month
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/31/13 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Coasts to Victory with "American Idol"
The juggernaut easily eclipses its mostly repeat competition last night.

[01/31/13 - 08:08 AM]
MTV's "Nikki & Sara Live" Gets Red Hot Every Tuesday This February with Upcoming Guests Superstar Jenny McCarthy and "Pretty Little Liars'" Shay Mitchell
McCarthy guests on the February 5 episode while Mitchell is due on February 12.

[01/31/13 - 07:54 AM]
Exclusive: TBS Sets "Men at Work" Return, "Who Gets the Last Laugh?" Premiere for April
"Who Gets the Last Laugh?" bows Tuesday, April 16 while "Men at Work" is due back on Thursday, April 4.

[01/31/13 - 07:34 AM]
TV One Hit Series "R&B Divas" Announces Two New Cast Members
Angie Stone and LaTocha Scott join returning cast members Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt.

[01/31/13 - 07:34 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Scores its 2nd-Largest Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 21-25.

[01/31/13 - 07:00 AM]
"The Grammys Will Go On: A Death in the Family" to Air Saturday, Feb. 9, on CBS
The one-hour special that looks at how the show's producers, host and musical artists made last-minute changes to the program against the backdrop of Whitney Houston's tragic death.

[01/31/13 - 06:57 AM]
New Premiere Date for A&E's "The Governor's Wife" - Wednesday, March 13 at 10PM ET/PT
The newcomer was previously slated to roll out two weeks prior: Wednesday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/13 - 06:33 AM]
Bravo Media Goes Down Under as Oscar-Nominated Actor Hugh Jackman Returns to "Inside the Actors Studio" Wednesday, February 13 at 8PM ET/PT
Host James Lipton picks up where they left off nine years ago, recounting the last decade of Jackman's career.

[01/31/13 - 06:10 AM]
Grammy(R)-Nominated Miguel to Adorn MTV's "Washington Heights" as Guest Music Supervisor on All-New February 6 Episode
Thundercat ("Is It Love?") and Dom Kennedy ("My Type of Party") are among the featured tracks.

[01/31/13 - 06:06 AM]
Prime Instant Video Greenlights Its First Children's Pilots for Production
These five new pilots join the six comedy pilots already in production: "Alpha House," "Browsers," "Dark Minions," "The Onion Presents: The News," "Supanatural" and "Those Who Can't."

[01/31/13 - 06:01 AM]
Alicia Keys, Maroon 5 and Frank Ocean to Perform on "The 55th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 10
Plus: Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry, Kaley Cuoco, Neil Patrick Harris, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban will appear as presenters.

[01/31/13 - 05:46 AM]
MTV Names Mina Lefevre Head of Scripted Programming
Lefevre had been with ABC Family since its inception and was behind the network's highest-rated hits, including "Pretty Little Liars."

[01/30/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 30
Updates include: ABC greenlights three comedy pilots; FOX adds two dramas to its roster; and Jon Favreau to direct NBC's "About a Boy."

[01/30/13 - 04:45 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Hardcore Pawn," "Pretty Little Liars" Once Again Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Southie Rules," Spike TV's "The Joe Schmo Show" and TLC's "Starter Wives Confidential."

[01/30/13 - 03:30 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Malibu Country" Star Jai Rodriguez to Take Place on Friday, February 1
The actor will be up on Twitter at @jairodriguez during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[01/30/13 - 02:51 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" is Tuesday's "Most Social" TV Program; #1 TV Telecast for 4th Straight Week in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 29.

[01/30/13 - 02:15 PM]
Discovery Channel Shatters All Previous Monthly Viewership Records in January 2013
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/30/13 - 01:30 PM]
Disney-ABC Domestic Television Renews the No. 1 New Syndicated Talk Show, "Katie," for a Second Season
"Hosting, producing and launching a show from scratch has been challenging but very rewarding," said Katie Couric.

[01/30/13 - 12:48 PM]
New Original Docu-Series "Blackboard Wars" Premieres Saturday, March 2 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The six-episode series depicts the dramatic transformation of New Orleans' John McDonogh High School.

[01/30/13 - 12:47 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores 12 Consecutive Months of Year-Over-Year Ratings Gains
OWN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/30/13 - 12:32 PM]
Amaaaazeeeeing News for "Kroll Show!" Comedy Central(R) Renews Sketch Series for a Second Season
"All of me are very excited," said Kroll about the 10-episode renewal.

[01/30/13 - 11:44 AM]
TLC Orders New Pilot "Bakery Go Time" (working title)
The series features Buddy Valastro helping other family-run bakeries that are struggling to find their own sweet success.

[01/30/13 - 11:33 AM]
NBC's Hit "Chicago Fire" Adds Four-Legged Series Regular When Rescue Dog "Pouch" Makes Her Mark as New Firehouse Canine
"All firehouses have a million stories to tell about a firehouse dog, and we thought he would make a great addition," said Derek Haas.

[01/30/13 - 11:24 AM]
Christoph Waltz and Alabama Shakes Make Their "SNL" Debuts on February 16
The Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner will follow the previously announced Justin Bieber on February 9.

[01/30/13 - 11:17 AM]
E! Kicks Off First-Ever "Fashion Police Fashion Bowl" Friday, February 1 at 10:00 PM/ET
"Happy Endings" co-star Adam Pally will join Joan Rivers, Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic and George Kotsiopoulos on the episode.

[01/30/13 - 11:06 AM]
It's Official! "How I Met Your Mother" Suits Up for One Final Season!
Co-stars Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan are all due back.

[01/30/13 - 10:53 AM]
ABC Picks Up Thrilling New Drama Series "Motive" for Summer 2013
Daniel Cerone is behind the hour, which stars Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Lauren Holly and Roger Cross.

[01/30/13 - 10:06 AM]
Twilight Sparkle Earns Her Wings and Becomes a Princess in Special February 16 Coronation Episode of "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" on The Hub TV Network
To celebrate the episode, The Hub will host a special LA-based, invitation-only "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" Coronation Concert event hosted by Mallory Hagan.

[01/30/13 - 10:04 AM]
History's "American Pickers" Play "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" to Benefit America's VetDogs, Friday, February 1
America's VetDogs is an organization that provides assistance dogs and training to disabled veterans and active service members.

[01/30/13 - 09:43 AM]
All Three CBS Dramas Sweep Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 29.

[01/30/13 - 09:35 AM]
"BrandX with Russell Brand" Returns to FX Thursday, February 7 at 11:30 PM ET/PT
Upcoming guest stars include Kathy Griffin (February 14) and Dermot Mulroney (February 28).

[01/30/13 - 09:17 AM]
Animal Planet Announces a Trio of Projects That Show "Surprisingly Human" Range
"Money Barn" and "Swamp'd!" will join the previously announced "Top Hooker."

[01/30/13 - 08:39 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows from Half-Hour to Half-Hour by 25% in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 29.

[01/30/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Happy Endings" Catches NBC's "Go On" and Beats "The New Normal"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 29.







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[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.