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[02/18/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 18
Updates include: Thomas Lennon to find "Happiness" at NBC; Peyton List boards "The Tomorrow People" at The CW; and NBC scraps its reboot of "Up All Night."

[02/18/13 - 01:23 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Lincoln" Sets Record Ratings with Highest Total Viewership in NGC History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 11:18 AM]
TNT's Coverage of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia Motors Nets 8.0 Million Total Viewers, Up 13 Percent vs. Last Year
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 10:32 AM]
CBS Pulls "The Job" After Two Episodes
Previous occupant "Undercover Boss" will return to its Friday, 8:00/7:00c slot effective immediately.

[02/18/13 - 09:43 AM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Teams with Pinterest in a First-of-Its-Kind Partnership to Bring Take-Away Tips Seen in the Show to Promote Healthy Living to Millions
The integration begins today (Monday, February 18) and will continue until the series' season finale on March 18.

[02/18/13 - 09:22 AM]
"Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation" Ranks #1 in Adults 18-49 from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 09:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Family Guy" Top Adults 18-49
Plus: "The Amazing Race" returns as the night's most-watched program for CBS.

[02/18/13 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" Promo
Kimmel is capitalizing on the success of "Movie: The Movie," with his highly anticipated sequel "Movie: The Movie, 2V."

[02/18/13 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" and "Revenge" Build on Sunday
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 17.

[02/18/13 - 08:52 AM]
Oscar(R)-Nominated Actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa Mccarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta Named as Presenters at Oscars on ABC
Previously announced presenters include Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg.

[02/18/13 - 08:11 AM]
"Food Network Star" Winner Justin Warner's "Rebel Eats" Premieres Saturday, March 30th at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: the show's ninth season is currently in production in Los Angeles, slated to premiere in June.

[02/17/13 - 09:26 AM]
"SNL" with Host Christoph Waltz Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 16.

[02/17/13 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Keeps FOX in Front
The network's coverage of the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona tops viewers and demos.

[02/16/13 - 09:18 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos Behind "Shark Tank," "20/20"
Plus: CBS's "The Job" and FOX's "Touch" both fall 22% in their second weeks among adults 18-49.

[02/16/13 - 09:11 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks #1 in Its Slot in Total Viewers and #2 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/16/13 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Show and "20/20" the #1 Newsmagazine
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/15/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 15
Updates include: Sarah Michelle Gellar joins "The Crazy Ones" at CBS; Krysten Ritter boards "Assistance" at NBC; and Felicity Huffman is caught in FOX's "Boomerang."

[02/15/13 - 05:39 PM]
Kelly Rowland to Join Kristin Chenoweth, Jess Cagle and Lara Spencer as Hosts of "The Oscars Red Carpet Live" on ABC
The official Oscar(R) pre-show kicks off on Sunday, February 24 at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/15/13 - 04:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Returns on Top for History
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Freakshow," MTV's "Failosophy" and OWN's "I Got Away."

[02/15/13 - 01:11 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Kyle Chandler Secures Lead Role in "The Vatican" on Showtime(R)
Matthew Goode and Sebastian Koch have also joined the cast of the pilot, from director Ridley Scott and writer Paul Attanasio.

[02/15/13 - 12:52 PM]
Interview: "The Chris Downey Podcast" Host Chris Downey
The "Leverage" co-creator chats about his unique podcasting adventure, plus the future of his former TNT series.

[02/15/13 - 11:13 AM]
Science Channel Airing World Premiere Special "Russian Meteor Explosion" Tomorrow - Saturday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
Earlier today, a meteor weighing nearly 11 tons streaked across the sky and broke up Friday morning over the Russian mountain city of Chelyabinsk.

[02/15/13 - 11:11 AM]
"House of Lies" Star Don Cheadle Joins W. Kamau Bell on "Totally Biased"
Said installment marks the winter finale as new episodes will resume on Thursday, May 9.

[02/15/13 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Daytime Series "The Talk" Goes Primetime! Afternoon Talker Teams Up with CBS's Hit 10:00 PM Lineup for Week-Long Event Spoofing Some of the Network's Hottest Shows
"Hawaii Five-0," "Vegas," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Elementary" and "Blue Bloods" will all be spoofed by the series.

[02/15/13 - 10:47 AM]
TV Land Greenlights Original Sitcom "Kirstie's New Show" Starring Kirstie Alley
Rhea Perlman, Michael Richards and Eric Petersen also star in the project, originally known as "Giant Baby."

[02/15/13 - 10:39 AM]
Sing and Dance Into Spring with "Lovestruck: The Musical" Set to Premiere on ABC Family April 21
Jane Seymour, Sara Paxton, Drew Seeley and Chelsea Kane star in the original movie, formerly known as "Elixir."

[02/15/13 - 10:29 AM]
TLC's "Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta" Returns on March 8
Season five kicks off at 9:00/8:00c with ABC News' Linsey Davis and the band Train in back-to-back episodes.

[02/15/13 - 10:02 AM]
Time Changes for Syfy's Lineup of Originals on Wednesday Nights Beginning February 20
"Ghost Hunters," "Ghost Mine," "Stranded" and "Haunted Collector" will all return to their original time periods.

[02/15/13 - 09:17 AM]
CBS Sweeps Thursday in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 09:00 AM]
Fuse Delivers Unmatched Coverage of the 2013 Brit Awards
Taylor Swift, Robbie Williams, Muse, Ben Howard, One Direction, Mumford & Sons, Emeli Sandé and Justin Timberlake are among those set to perform.

[02/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
"The Office" Matches NBC's Highest Rating in the Hour, Excluding Sports, Since November 8
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Builds on "Grey's" to Match a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Sparks Valentine's Day Victory for CBS
Plus: "Community" takes a big dip in its second week and "Zero Hour" opens well short of "Last Resort."

[02/15/13 - 08:18 AM]
CBS Scraps Scheduling Experiment on Sunday, March 3
"The Good Wife" and "The Mentalist" will now air at their regular times of 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively, on said date.

[02/15/13 - 07:54 AM]
All-New Season of "Oprah's Master Class" Premieres Sunday, March 3 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Alicia Keys (March 3), Cindy Crawford (March 10), Tom Brokaw (March 17) and Stevie Nicks (March 24) are all on tap next month.

[02/14/13 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 14
Updates include: Jason Isaacs tapped as "The Surgeon General" for CBS; Minnie Driver joins NBC's "About a Boy"; and Jason Ritter boards FOX's "Gavin & Stacey" import.

[02/14/13 - 09:10 PM]
"American Idol" Reveals Top 40 Semifinalists Heading to Sin City!
The Vegas move is a new twist in the competition, during which the Top 40 once again will be split by gender.

[02/14/13 - 05:23 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Goes Out on Top for Discovery
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Southland," Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" and TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive."

[02/14/13 - 05:10 PM]
NBC to Unleash "Hannibal" on Thursdays Beginning April 4
Mads Mikkelsen plays the title role on the series, from Bryan Fuller and Gaumont International Television.

[02/14/13 - 03:25 PM]
USA Network Unveils "Psych" The S#cial Sector - A New Interactive Murder Mystery Launches February 15
The eight-week multiplatform murder mystery builds on the success of the Emmy-nominated, fan favorite HashTag Killer.

[02/14/13 - 02:19 PM]
Video: Zombies Invade BlueBell on "Hart of Dixie" This Tuesday, February 19
Check out a Valentine's Day-themed clip from the show's next episode.

[02/14/13 - 01:27 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Zero Hour" Co-Star Anthony Edwards
The conspiracy thriller premieres tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[02/14/13 - 01:14 PM]
MTV to Air Can't Miss Season Finale Episode of Groundbreaking Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" on Monday, February 18 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Catfish: The Reunion Show" on Monday, February 25 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/14/13 - 01:05 PM]
ABC and Miss America Organization Proudly Announce New Three-Year Partnership and Move to Atlantic City, NJ
Anthony Eaton and his company, Tall Pony Productions, who have produced the live event in Las Vegas for the last six years, will produce Miss America 2014 in AC live on ABC.

[02/14/13 - 11:37 AM]
E! Explores the Dynamics and Drama of Music Stars Romeo Miller and Sean Kingston and Their Families in the New Special "Fame in the Family" Premiering Sunday, February 17 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Gary R. Benz, Michael Branton and Roy Orecchio are behind the half-hour special, from GRB Entertainment.

[02/14/13 - 11:03 AM]
ABC to Encore Tonight's Premiere of "Zero Hour" on Sunday Night
Said rebroadcast will replace the special "Revenge for Real: Rocky Mountain Retribution" at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/14/13 - 11:02 AM]
ABC Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Oscar(R) Week, With Special Oscar-Themed Programming Across the Network
"The Middle," "Neighbors" and "Modern Family" will all feature Oscar-inspired stories next week.

[02/14/13 - 10:58 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of February 4-8
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 4-8.

[02/14/13 - 10:48 AM]
"Idol Across America" Kicks Off Friday, March 1, in New York
The two-week, 5,000-mile trek is a cross-country relay of the "Idol" microphone.

[02/14/13 - 10:40 AM]
CBS and AXS TV Partner to Enhance Leading Live Events Network Dedicated to Live Music and Pop Culture
The multi-year commitment from CBS provides for promotion and access to content and shoulder programming opportunities, in addition to strategic support.







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[02/24/20 - 07:32 AM]
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[02/22/20 - 06:47 PM]
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[02/22/20 - 02:47 PM]
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[02/22/20 - 08:26 AM]
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