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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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[04/17/15 - 01:16 PM]
NBC's "The Night Shift" Collaborates with First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Joining Forces
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[04/17/15 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Announces 2014-2015 Season Finale Storylines, Featuring Dramatic Conclusions, Big Reveals and a Couple of Weddings
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[04/17/15 - 10:20 AM]
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[04/17/15 - 09:04 AM]
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The broadcast open stars The Black Eyed Peas members' will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap and features their hit single "Awesome," which they wrote for the NBA Playoffs and to capture the energy and excitement of the action.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:22 AM]
LION BABE Covers Legendary Chicago Artist Curtis Mayfield's "Move on Up" for ESPN's NFL Draft
"Chicago has such a great music tradition and since the draft is here for the first time, we really wanted to use the song of a legendary artist from this city," said Kevin Wilson.

[04/17/15 - 08:04 AM]
TLC's "My 600-lb Life" Renewed for Season Four Following Highest Rated Season Ever
Currently in production for season four, the series will return to TLC with ten all new episodes and compelling weight loss stories in 1Q 2016.

[04/17/15 - 06:32 AM]
Early Look at BBC America's New Drama "The Last Kingdom" Coming in 2015
The project is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's best-selling series of novels "The Saxon Stories," by award-winning writer Stephen Butchard.

[04/16/15 - 03:20 PM]
Jennifer Lopez to Be Honored with the Hero Award at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
Additionally, Rachel Platten will perform her single "Fight Song" as the RDMA Heroes for Change award is presented to two Radio Disney listeners in recognition of their efforts to make a difference in their communities.

[04/16/15 - 02:43 PM]
CMT Announces Plans to Produce Its First-Ever Music Video for an Artist
At a CMT event today in Nashville, the brand announced it will produce the music video for Chris Janson's summer anthem, "Buy Me A Boat," with plans to add the video to heavy rotation.

[04/16/15 - 01:26 PM]
Netflix's "The Get Down" - Baz Luhrmann Discovers His New Leading Lady
Herizen Guardiola will star as "Mylene Cruz," a shining, tenacious girl with a voice from God who dreams of disco stardom from the confines of her family's fiercely religious church walls.

[04/16/15 - 12:20 PM]
Pop Announces Initial Line-Up of Presenters for 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
The line-up of presenters will include Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Deidre Hall, Nancy O'Dell, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek.