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[02/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 8
Updates include: Christina Applegate departs NBC's "Up All Night"; Aimee Teegarden reports for "Oxygen" at The CW; and Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's "The Leftovers" is a go at HBO.

[02/08/13 - 06:05 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: MTV's "Buckwild" Wraps Freshman Run with Series Highs
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Kathy," FX's "Legit" and Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live."

[02/08/13 - 03:31 PM]
NBC Expands "The Office" to Full Hour Next Week, Bumping "1600 Penn"
Said installment, "Moving On," will now run for 61 minutes.

[02/08/13 - 03:12 PM]
truTV's Hit Series "Impractical Jokers" Scores Series High, With More Than 2 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/13 - 02:49 PM]
NBC Axes "Do No Harm" After Two Airings
The newcomer opened as the lowest-rated in-season scripted premiere ever on the four major broadcast networks.

[02/08/13 - 01:27 PM]
Season Three of Discovery Channel's #1 Series "Gold Rush" Ends with "Gold Rush Live"
The two-hour event airs Friday, February 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[02/08/13 - 01:22 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage for the State of the Union Address
Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos will anchor live coverage from Washington.

[02/08/13 - 01:07 PM]
Academy Award Winner Chris Cooper to Headline Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
He'll play Father Judge in the project, about six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.

[02/08/13 - 12:06 PM]
Temperatures Are Below Freezing But "Yukon Men" Will Heat Up Discovery's Friday Nights with All New Episodes
The series returns on Friday, February 22 at 10:00/9:00c plus look for a special pre-show on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/08/13 - 11:14 AM]
A&E Network Scheduling Updates for "Duck Dynasty" and "The Governor's Wife"
The third season of "Duck Dynasty" will now premiere Wednesday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c, bumping "The Governor's Wife" to the summer.

[02/08/13 - 11:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Kicks Off "Weed Wednesdays" with "Pot Cops"
The three-part series launches Wednesday, February 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[02/08/13 - 11:10 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Imagination Unleashed: An Artisan's Journey" on Monday, February 25
Freddy Rodriguez, Danny Simmons, Laz Alonso, Persia White and Melora Hardin are featured in the film, which explores the convergence of emerging and established artistic talent.

[02/08/13 - 10:38 AM]
truTV's New Series "Guinness World Records(R) Gone Wild" Draws 1.4 Million Viewers in Debut
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/13 - 09:57 AM]
Showtime(R) Flirts with New Drama "The Affair" - Network Orders Pilot By Award-Winning Playwright Sarah Treem and Hagai Levi
The project is "an intimate exploration of two marriages and an affair that disrupts them - with all of the complexities and consequences that result."

[02/08/13 - 09:33 AM]
Dame Shirley Bassey to Make Her First Appearance on an Oscar(R) Show; William Ross to Conduct Oscar(R) Orchestra
Plus: The Academy and Gallery1988 will present "For Your Consideration," a collaborative exhibition featuring art inspired by the 2012 Best Picture Oscar(R) nominees.

[02/08/13 - 08:55 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Posts Season High in Adults 18-49, Its Top Result Since November 2011
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/13 - 08:55 AM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Stars Launch #ShowSomeHeart
Video messages championing kindness and generosity of spirit towards others will be posted on its stars' Twitter feeds.

[02/08/13 - 08:45 AM]
"Scandal" Equals Its Series High, Up for Its Second Straight Original in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 7.

[02/08/13 - 08:40 AM]
TNT's "Franklin & Bash" Kicks Off Production on Season 3
This season, Heather Locklear joins the cast as Rachel King, the firm's newest partner.

[02/08/13 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins with Gains from "Big Bang Theory," "Two and a Half Men"
NBC's "Parks & Recreation" and ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" are also up from their last originals.

[02/08/13 - 08:17 AM]
Starz(R) and ViP Fan Auctions Offer Up Opportunity to Own a Piece of "Spartacus"
Fans have an opportunity to own original props, sets, costumes and collector's artifacts from the entire series.

[02/08/13 - 07:55 AM]
TBS Orders Pilot for "Do It Yourself," New Sitcom from Walt Becker and Rob Long
The pilot follows "a 20-something laid-off math teacher who finds himself thrust into the blue collar world."

[02/08/13 - 06:55 AM]
IFC Renews Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" for a Second Season
IFC has ordered 20 episodes, double the first season's order, to air in 10 episode arcs.

[02/08/13 - 04:02 AM]
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Honoring 2013's Outstanding Performances Will be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 18, 2014
Said event will mark the 17th consecutive year the SAG Awards have been telecast on TNT and the 9th year on TBS.

[02/07/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 7
Updates include: David Walton tapped as lead on NBC's "About a Boy"; Emma Roberts to star in FOX's "Delirium"; and CBS greenlights three more comedy pilots.

[02/07/13 - 04:38 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Tops Demos for Fifth Straight Week
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "60 Minutes Sports," VH1's "Making Mr. Right" and TLC's "Cheer Perfection."

[02/07/13 - 02:41 PM]
Discovery Wins Eighth Consecutive Wednesday as "Moonshiners" Dominates Cable Television Prime Time in Male Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 6.

[02/07/13 - 02:19 PM]
"Revenge for Real" - Limited Series Airs Sundays, February 10 and 17 on ABC
"The Miami Millionaire" and "Rocky Mountain Retribution" will fill the 10:00/9:00c hour on said nights.

[02/07/13 - 01:45 PM]
CBS Trims "Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites" Premiere on Wednesday, February 13 to 90 Minutes
A repeat of "The Big Bang Theory" will instead fill the 9:30/8:30c half-hour on said night.

[02/07/13 - 01:15 PM]
"iCarly's" Jerry Trainor Stars in Brand New Nick Family Comedy Series "Wendell & Vinnie" Premiering Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
The newcomer moves up a day from its previously announced Sunday, February 17 launch date.

[02/07/13 - 01:12 PM]
Series Premiere of "The Americans" Sets a Record Live+3 Increase for FX with a 49% Gain in Adults 18-49, 44% in Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for the series to date.

[02/07/13 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Abounds in "Peter Rabbit," Nickelodeon's New Animated Preschool Series Premiering Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 12 PM (ET/PT)
The series is a fresh re-imagining of the popular Beatrix Potter children's books based on Peter Rabbit.

[02/07/13 - 12:32 PM]
Dr. John and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Join the Black Keys in Their Performance, on "The 55th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 10
Plus: Ellen DeGeneres, Kat Dennings, Johnny Depp, John Mayer, Nas, Pitbull, Bonnie Raitt and Kelly Rowland are set as presenters.

[02/07/13 - 12:30 PM]
Amaury Nolasco to Guest-Star On TNT's Hit Drama Series "Rizzoli & Isles"
He will play Lt. Det. Rafael Martinez, newly appointed head of the Boston PD drug unit.

[02/07/13 - 12:14 PM]
As Winter Storm Nemo Approaches, Stick With The Weather Company, Your Winter Weather Authority
Meteorologists believe it is a potentially historic, crippling blizzard that will seriously impact people throughout the Northeast.

[02/07/13 - 11:48 AM]
"Welcome to Myrtle Manor" Moves Into TLC
The 10-part series, due Sunday, March 3, follows "the crazy antics at a trailer park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina."

[02/07/13 - 11:05 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Gary Chapman Discuss "The Five Love Languages" on "Oprah's Lifeclass" Sunday, February 10
In the episode, Winfrey "learns her love language and Dr. Chapman explains how knowing what love language your partner speaks can transform your relationship."

[02/07/13 - 11:05 AM]
ESPN to Present Star-Studded 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
2013 NBA All-Stars Russell Westbrook and James Harden will serve as the special head coaches during the Celebrity Game.

[02/07/13 - 10:45 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver Four-Week Highs to Win the Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Week Over Their ABC and CBS Rivals
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 28-February 1.

[02/07/13 - 10:36 AM]
Oscar(R) Winner Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe to Make Special Appearances on the Oscars(R)
This will be Gordon-Levitt, Radcliffe and Tatum's first time appearing on the Oscar show.

[02/07/13 - 10:35 AM]
ABC Entertainment Drives Viewers to Tune In As They Gas Up
Custom clips of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" will be featured on Outcast Media's Pump Top Video Network.

[02/07/13 - 10:34 AM]
For the Second Year in a Row, ABC Sales Is No. 1 in More Categories Than Any Other Broadcast Network in 2012 Advertiser Perceptions Poll
The network has won three of the four top broadcast awards in the 2012 Advertiser Perceptions Intelligence Report.

[02/07/13 - 10:29 AM]
Grab a Seat and Get Ready for Season Two of The CW's "Oh Sit!" on April 15
The series will take over Mondays at 8:00/7:00c from "The Carrie Diaries," which wraps the week prior.

[02/07/13 - 10:18 AM]
BBC America's New Original Series "Orphan Black" Premieres Saturday, March 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The newcomer will be bookended by "Doctor Who" at 8:00/7:00c and "The Nerdist" at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/07/13 - 10:14 AM]
ABC Is Late-Night's No. 1 Network in Adults 18-49 on 14 Weeks This Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 28-February 1.

[02/07/13 - 10:04 AM]
"Loiter Squad" Season 2 Premieres on Sunday, March 10 at Midnight (ET, PT) on Adult Swim
Tyler, Lionel, Jasper and Taco are back for a second season of shenanigans.

[02/07/13 - 09:23 AM]
NBC's Emmy-Winning "The Office" Closes Its Doors with 200th Episode in Hour-Long Series Finale on May 16
Among its honors over the years: the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2006.

[02/07/13 - 08:49 AM]
Mike Rowe Has a New Dirty Job - Destination America Guest Programmer
Look for a "Dirty Jobs" marathon on Saturday, February 16 from 9 AM - 11 AM E/P.

[02/07/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Earns 2nd on Wednesday to FOX - "Modern Family" Is the #1 Scripted Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 6.

[02/07/13 - 08:38 AM]
"Guys With Kids" Is Up Week to Week by 9% in Both 18-49 rating and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 6.







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[07/28/15 - 04:55 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions Bring the Grindhouse Genre to Television with New 13-Episode Scripted Series "Blood Drive"
Set in a near-apocalyptic future, the project centers around LA's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race - with cars powered by blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel.

[07/28/15 - 03:55 PM]
Megastars Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Ease on Down the Road in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Queen Latifah stars as the titular Wiz with Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West.

[07/28/15 - 02:18 PM]
Kari Byron and Tory Belleci Explore the Science Behind the World's Wildest Thrill Rides on Travel Channel's New Series "Thrill Factor"
In this 10-part half-hour series, hosts and thrill seekers Kari Byron and Tory Belleci take viewers along for the ride as they explore the exciting world of thrill rides, waterslides and heart-pounding experiences around the globe through a scientific lens.

[07/28/15 - 01:43 PM]
Animal Planet Promotes Andy Weissberg and Erin Wanner
Both have played crucial roles in establishing Animal Planet as a top-20 ad-supported network for men and the entertainment destination for viewers seeking a deeper connection to the wild world.

[07/28/15 - 12:36 PM]
Debut of NASCAR Drives NBCSN to Most-Watched July in the Network's History
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/28/15 - 12:00 PM]
HBO NOW Available Today to Verizon Broadband Customers
HBO NOW is immediately available to all Verizon standalone broadband customers, including FiOS and high-speed internet customers, for a 30-day free trial.

[07/28/15 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Agreement with Westminster Kennel Club to Bring Annual Dog Show to FOX Sports 1 and Nat Geo WILD
Beginning in 2017, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show airs in primetime on FOX Sports 1 live from New York City's Madison Square Garden as the seven Best In Group selections are made on Monday and Tuesday night, leading up to Tuesday night's Best In Show announcement.

[07/28/15 - 10:55 AM]
The Lines Are Drawn in Netflix's New "Narcos" Character Posters
All 10 episodes of "Narcos" will premiere on August 28 at 12:01am PST exclusively on Netflix.

[07/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
"Income Property" Starring Scott McGillivray Premieres on DIY Network in August
"American Rehab: Charleston" and "Attic Gold" are also on tap beginning next month.

[07/28/15 - 10:33 AM]
TV Land Picks Up "The Soul Man" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash for Fifth and Final Season
The sitcom is the network's highest-rated original series among African Americans 25-54 and African American Women 25-54.

[07/28/15 - 10:10 AM]
VH1's New Original Series "She's Got Game" Featuring Grammy Nominated Rapper Jayceon "The Game" Taylor Premieres Monday August 10th at 9 PM ET/PT
The new series "She's Got Game," follows him in his pursuit of the perfect love match as he embarks on a national tour.

[07/28/15 - 09:57 AM]
"48 Hours: Paradise Lost" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54 and Viewers and Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Both Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/28/15 - 09:42 AM]
"Doctor Who" Returns to the Big Screen Nationwide to Feature Never-Before-Seen Prequel to Season Nine and Exclusive Interview with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
The event will feature "The Doctor's Meditation" - a special prequel scene to the first episode of season nine - and an exclusive interview with Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, hosted by Wil Wheaton, in addition to the two-part season eight finale.

[07/28/15 - 09:29 AM]
The First Day of the Rest of Their Entrepreneurial Lives Begins Now on the Series Premiere of "Startup U," Airing Tuesday, August 11th, at 10:01PM ET/PT
It's a whole new game when ten savvy, creative and ambitious young adults get down to business and experience seven weeks of hard truths, tough lessons and plenty of drama on the series.

[07/28/15 - 09:28 AM]
ABC Family's Procedural Series "Stitchers" Brings on Damon Dayoub as Series Regular
He'll play Detective Quincy Fisher, an LAPD detective who is brought into the Stitchers program to assist with back-up and support for the team.