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[02/04/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 4
Updates include: CBS keeps the pilot orders coming; Blair Underwood to topline NBC's "Ironside" revival; and The CW taps a trio of pilot directors.

[02/04/13 - 04:43 PM]
Disney Channel Airs Friday's Top TV Telecasts Led by "Jessie" in Youth Demos and "Sofia the First" in Preschoolers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, February 1.

[02/04/13 - 03:53 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery Is "Gold" in Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Mumford & Sons: The Road To Red Rocks," VH1's "Best Super Bowl Concert Ever" and Starz's "Spartacus: War of the Damned."

[02/04/13 - 03:17 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Scores 13 Consecutive Weeks as #1 Friday Cable Television Prime Time Program for Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, February 1.

[02/04/13 - 02:51 PM]
Meredith Baxter, Kevin Sorbo and Gail O'Grady Join Wes Brown and Greg Evigan in "Shadow On The Mesa," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere March 23
Barry Corbin also stars in the project, from director David S. Cass, Sr. and writer Lee Martin.

[02/04/13 - 02:35 PM]
164.1 Million Watch All-or-Part of CBS's Super Bowl XLVII Coverage
CBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/13 - 02:14 PM]
"Late Late Show" Super Bowl Special Delivers Second-Largest Audience Ever
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/13 - 02:11 PM]
"Downton Abbey, Season 3" on Masterpiece Classic Rates Second on Super Bowl Sunday
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/13 - 02:07 PM]
New Time Slots for Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" and "Ghost Mine" Beginning Wednesday, February 13
Both series will shift one hour earlier to 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[02/04/13 - 01:22 PM]
Sue Paterno Speaks to Katie Couric in Her First Interview Since the Penn State Scandal Broke
Mrs. Paterno will appear in an episode scheduled to air on Monday, February 11.

[02/04/13 - 12:54 PM]
Brian Williams to Guest Star on E!'s "The Soup" on Wednesday February 6 at 10PM ET/PT
He'll share his unfiltered thoughts on the show's "Reer! with Brian Williams" segment, featuring his "cattiest" TV moments.

[02/04/13 - 12:35 PM]
Post-Super Bowl "Elementary" Delivers 20.8 Million Viewers; Top-Rated Entertainment Broadcast of Year in Key Demos
CBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/13 - 12:18 PM]
CBS's Super Bowl Is Third-Most-Watched; Second-Highest-Rated in 27 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/13 - 11:33 AM]
Video: Matt Damon to Guest Star as Matt Damon on "House of Lies" on Showtime(R)
Watch a sneak preview of the installment, airing this Sunday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/04/13 - 11:20 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Emerges as TV's Most-Watched Comedy
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[02/04/13 - 11:17 AM]
Rock Superstar Dave Grohl Takes Over E!'s Hit Late Night Series "Chelsea Lately"
Rick Springfield, Nas, Elton John and Tenacious D are among the featured guests during this week's stunt.

[02/04/13 - 10:46 AM]
GSN Orders 40 Original Episodes of Popular Game Show "Minute to Win It"
Production begins in March and is slated to premiere in late 2013.

[02/04/13 - 10:21 AM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Restless Virgins," Starring Vanessa Marano, Max Lloyd-Jones, Charlie Carver and Timothy Busfield to Premiere On Saturday, March 9
Said effort is inspired by a true story and based on the New York Times best-selling book by Abigail Jones and Marissa Miley.

[02/04/13 - 09:42 AM]
HGTV Moves Up Second Season Premiere of "Flea Market Flip," Starring "Good Morning America" Co-Host Lara Spencer
The show's sophomore run kicks off Friday, March 15 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[02/04/13 - 09:25 AM]
Discovery Channel Goes Inside the Underground World of Pot Growers
"Weed Country," a six-episode series, premieres Wednesday, February 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/04/13 - 09:07 AM]
MTV's "Teen Mom 2" Continues to Go Inside the Lives of Chelsea, Jenelle, Kailyn and Leah with Season Four Premiering Monday, February 18 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for the emotional, two-hour reunion special with Dr. Drew Pinsky on February 11 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/04/13 - 09:04 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Seeking Contestants for Fifth Season, to Be Broadcast This Summer on G4 and NBC
Anyone in the nation who believes they have what it takes to conquer this year's course are encouraged to visit the official casting website.

[02/04/13 - 09:02 AM]
"The Larry Sanders Show" Joins the Reelz Lineup
New episodes will air back to back Monday-Thursday in one hour comedy blocks beginning March 4.

[02/04/13 - 08:58 AM]
"Live From New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live" Grows from Its First Half-Hour to Its Fourth by 21% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/13 - 08:37 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Premieres "The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman" and "Nathan For You" Premiere on Thursday, February 28
Both half-hour series have eight-episode orders from the cable channel.

[02/04/13 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Fast Nationals Put Super Bowl at 98.6 Million in Primetime
CBS's coverage is down a few ticks from last year in the preliminary data.

[02/04/13 - 08:23 AM]
ABC Announces the Final Two Celebrities Jumping Into the Debut Season of "Splash"
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Rory Bushfield will round of the cast of the newcomer, which premieres Tuesday, March 19.

[02/04/13 - 07:06 AM]
TV One's Signature Series "Unsung" Takes Home Third Consecutive NAACP Image Award
Originally airing on NBC February 1, the two-hour awards show will re-air on TV One, Saturday February 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/04/13 - 06:23 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage Of Super Bowl XLVII Scores Highest Rating in History
CBS spins the metered market ratings for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/13 - 06:11 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 2.

[02/04/13 - 06:02 AM]
Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Sting to Join Together for a Special Performance on "The 55th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 10
Plus: Beyoncé, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Lopez, Pauley Perrette and Prince added as presenters.

[02/03/13 - 08:37 PM]
Super Bowl XLVII MVP Joe Flacco, Quarterback of the Champion Baltimore Ravens, to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, Feb. 4
This will mark the ninth consecutive year that a Super Bowl-winning quarterback has appeared on the show after winning the championship.

[02/03/13 - 07:09 PM]
Statement from CBS Sports on Power Outage at Super Bowl XLVII
"All commercial commitments during the broadcast are being honored," the network said in a statement.

[02/03/13 - 05:30 PM]
Video: CBS Debuts a Heightened Reality "2 Broke Girls" Promo Directed by Famed Director/Photographer David LaChapelle During Super Bowl XLVII
Said effort featured the cast dancing to "Pour Some Sugar on Me" by Def Leppard.

[02/03/13 - 05:03 PM]
CBS Super Bowl XLVII Promo Drives Viewers to Interactive Experience "Under the Dome" at www.UndertheDome.com
The series, based on Stephen King's bestselling novel, premieres Monday, June 24 on the network.

[02/03/13 - 08:34 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX's "Cops" Originals Top Demo Race
CBS then is the most-watched network with its mainstay "48 Hours."

[02/02/13 - 08:46 AM]
"The 44th Annual NAACP Awards" Matches Its Year-Ago Rating in Adults 18-49 and Equals Its Highest Result Since 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 1.

[02/02/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's Runs in a Virtual Tie for #1 on Friday/"Shark Tank" Is the #1 Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 1.

[02/02/13 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Undercover Boss" Leads CBS to Victory
The Eye's reality franchise wraps its winter run tied with ABC's "Shark Tank" as the night's top 18-49 draw.

[02/01/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 1
Updates include: Rob Riggle to lead FOX's "The Gabriels"; Daniella Pineda joins "The Originals" at The CW; and CBS adds "Second Sight" to its pilot roster.

[02/01/13 - 06:37 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Suits," "Buckwild" Once Again Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell," truTV's "Funniest Animal Commercials of the Year" and FX's "Legit."

[02/01/13 - 04:23 PM]
Bravo Media Signs Anna Gunn to Star in Network's Scripted Drama Pilot "Rita" from Fox Television Studios
"Anna Gunn is a phenomenal talent and we couldn't be more excited that she's going to play Rita," said Krista Vernoff.

[02/01/13 - 02:17 PM]
"Alien Dawn" Launches Friday, February 22 on Nicktoons
The newcomer is "a science-fiction series filmed in fantasy/reality style, combining live-action and animation."

[02/01/13 - 01:23 PM]
Start Time for Syfy's World Television Premiere of "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" Will Shift to 8pm on Sunday, February 10, 2013
The two-hour event was previously slated to begin at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/01/13 - 12:36 PM]
CBS Announces Mark Harmon Contract Extension and "NCIS" Pickup for 2013-2014 Season
"In a world gone niche, NCIS keeps getting bigger, and Mark Harmon continues to define the role of leading man on the #1 show on television," said Leslie Moonves.

[02/01/13 - 12:31 PM]
TBS Sets April Premiere Dates for Season 2 of Hit Sitcom "Men at Work" and New Competition Series "Who Gets the Last Laugh?"
As previously reported, said duo rolls out Thursday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 16, respectively.

[02/01/13 - 12:23 PM]
"American Idol" Begin Next Wednesday on FOX!
For the first time in the "Hollywood Rounds," it's guys vs. guys and girls vs. girls, as they compete for a spot in the coveted Top 40 Semifinalists.

[02/01/13 - 11:42 AM]
Buckle Up for an All-New "Buckwild" Special Premiering After the Season Finale Thursday, February 7 on MTV
"Bucking Unseen Moments" will air at 11:00/10:00c following the show's season finale.

[02/01/13 - 10:08 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with Popular "Bachelorette" Emily Maynard for Monday's Fifth Episode of "The Bachelor," February 4
She'll be up on Twitter at @EmilyMaynard during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[02/01/13 - 09:48 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Shark Tank's" Robert Herjavec & Lori Greiner
Check out our visit with the sharks from ABC's hit Friday series.







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[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
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[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
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Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
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"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
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Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
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[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.