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[11/13/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 13
Updates include: Maya Rudolph, Lorne Michaels re-team for variety series at NBC; Aisha Tyler to get "Open" for HBO; and Matt Greenberg brings "Beowulf" to Syfy.

[11/13/13 - 10:06 PM]
Exclusive: TBS's "Men at Work" Returns for Season Three on Wednesday, January 15
The news marks the earliest start to date for the multi-camera comedy.

[11/13/13 - 10:03 PM]
Exclusive: TNT to Launch "Inside Job," "Save Our Business" on Tuesday, January 14
Said duo will bridge the Tuesday gap between "Boston's Finest" and "Marshal Law: Texas" (due November 26) and "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Perception" (due February 25).

[11/13/13 - 10:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 13
After the elimination, the remaining 12 acts performed hit songs from the 1980s for America's votes.

[11/13/13 - 03:57 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: No Stopping "The Voice," "NCIS"
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Face Off: Top 20 Countdown," truTV's "Storage Hunters" and Spike TV's "Criss Angel: BeLIEve."

[11/13/13 - 03:25 PM]
NBC Revives "Last Comic Standing" Once Again with Wanda Sykes
Sykes however will only serve as an executive producer alongside Page Hurwitz and her Push It Productions banner.

[11/13/13 - 03:10 PM]
College Basketball: Michigan State-Kentucky ESPN's 2nd Most-Viewed Non-Conference Game Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 12.

[11/13/13 - 02:00 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live's" YouTube Channel Delivers Its Largest-Ever Week of Views, with 43 Million Video Views
ABC spins the digital numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/13/13 - 01:44 PM]
Seventeen Year Old Undergoes Emotional and Physical Transformation in Discovery Fit & Health's "The Girl with Half a Face"
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c with an encore Wednesday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c on TLC.

[11/13/13 - 01:18 PM]
FXX Pulls the Plug on "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell"
Look for its final original tomorrow night at 11:00/10:00c followed by its last "mixtape" recap on Sunday, also at 11:00/10:00c.

[11/13/13 - 12:05 PM]
"Vanilla Ice Goes Amish" Finishes on Top at DIY Network
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, November 9.

[11/13/13 - 12:03 PM]
Disney Junior Ushers in the Holiday Season with Noteworthy Guest Stars on Themed Episodes of Its Hit Series, Including "Doc McStuffins," "Sofia the First" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates"
Jeffrey Tambor, Tony Hale, Eric Stonestreet and Rhys Darby are among the actors set to lend their voices.

[11/13/13 - 11:01 AM]
Video: Red Band Trailer for FX's "Chozen"
The cable channel's new animated series premieres Monday, January 13 at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/13/13 - 11:00 AM]
E! Announces 90-Minute Documentary Exclusively Chronicling the Next Chapter of Britney Spears' Career as She Prepares for Her Highly Anticipated Two-Year Las Vegas Residency: "Britney: Piece of Me"
The all-new 90-minute documentary will air Sunday, December 22 at 8:00/7:00c followed by an immediate rebroadcast at 9:30/8:30c.

[11/13/13 - 10:47 AM]
Daniel Craig Narrates the Cinematic Natural History Masterpiece "One Life," Premieres Dec. 8, 8 PM
Said airing on Nat Geo WILD follows a limited theatrical release in the United States.

[11/13/13 - 10:18 AM]
Investigation Discovery Takes a Stab at Thanksgiving with "Wives with Knives" Season 2 - Premieres Friday, November 29
Look for new episodes of "Facing Evil with Candice DeLong" and "Deadly Women" that same night.

[11/13/13 - 10:08 AM]
Fashion's Leading Man Tim Gunn Calls the Shots as the Host of Lifetime's New Fashion Competition Series "Under the Gunn," Premiering January 16
"Project Runway" alumni Mondo Guerra, Anya Ayoung-Chee and Nick Verreos will serve as mentors on the new series.

[11/13/13 - 10:08 AM]
21st Century Fox Joins Forces With 2014 Special Olympics USA Games As Founding Partner & Presenting Media Sponsor
FOX Sports 1 will air a one-hour recap special of the 2014 USA Games, which will be held June 14-21.

[11/13/13 - 10:04 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Featuring the Original Song "You're the Kind of Trouble," Performed by Charles Esten
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge, and featured on tonight's episode of "Nashville."

[11/13/13 - 10:03 AM]
Matthew Perry to Guest Star in an Episode of TBS's Hit Series "Cougar Town," Starring Courteney Cox
Details about Perry's role will be announced soon.

[11/13/13 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Continues to Celebrate "Modern Family" Fans with a Multi-Market Pop-Up Photo Studio That Hits Malls Just in Time for the Holidays
The multi-city tour is an interactive destination for consumers to create free and shareable "Modern Family"-themed animated GIFs and photos.

[11/13/13 - 10:01 AM]
NBC to Broadcast 12th Annual "National Dog Show Presented by Purina(R)" on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28 at Noon in All Time Zones
Plus: look for a two-hour encore in primetime on Saturday, November 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/13/13 - 09:54 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54; "NCIS" Tops Night
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 12.

[11/13/13 - 09:45 AM]
2013 Daytime Emmy(R) Nominated Series "The Aquabats! Super Show!" Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Three Specials, on the Hub Network, Starting Dec. 21
The remaining two specials will be broadcast Saturday, December 28 and Sunday, January 19.

[11/13/13 - 09:07 AM]
NBC Bumps Next Week's "The Blacklist" for Expanded Night of "The Voice"
The James Spader-led drama will return November 25 and December 2, the latter of which replaces the previously announced "Hollywood Game Night" special.

[11/13/13 - 09:03 AM]
MTV's "Real World" Takes on a New Twist When Exes Invade the House in "Real World: Ex-Plosion"
The series returns to the iconic city of San Francisco where the show starts off with seven strangers living, partying and hooking up in a beautifully designed loft space in the Polk Gulch neighborhood.

[11/13/13 - 09:01 AM]
Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry and TLC to Give Special Performances on the "2013 American Music Awards(R)"
All join previously announced performers Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Justin Timberlake and this year's host, Pitbull.

[11/13/13 - 08:58 AM]
"The Originals" Helps Give The CW Its Most Watched Tuesday Since 2009
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 12.

[11/13/13 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Is #1 Tuesday Night in 18-49 with the #1 Show of the Night in 18-49, "The Voice"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 12.

[11/13/13 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Comedies Grow and Improve their Slots Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 12.

[11/13/13 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Voice" Edge CBS, "NCIS" for Demo Crown
Plus: The CW's "The Originals" and "Supernatural" see double-digit gains among adults 18-49 from last week.

[11/13/13 - 08:16 AM]
International Tennis Star Maria Sharapova to Join NBC Olympics in Sochi
Sharapova, the flag bearer for her native Russia at the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony, will serve as a correspondent offering insight and commentary on Russia's first Winter Olympics.

[11/13/13 - 08:00 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: A Very Merry Christmas" Premieres Sunday, December 1 at 8:30PM ET/PT
The cast will don complementary black and white pajamas and settle in for a cozy night together, in which they share their favorite moments from holidays past.

[11/13/13 - 07:35 AM]
"Come Dine with Me" Series Premiere - Thursday, December 5 on Lifetime
The cable channel's Todd Pettengill-hosted import of the U.K. series was previously slated to premiere on Thursday, August 22.

[11/13/13 - 07:32 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights 40 Episodes of Ryan Seacrest Productions Game Show, "Go Viral"
The half-hour, studio-based game show features kid contestants as they compete in elimination challenges revolving around viral videos.

[11/13/13 - 07:03 AM]
MTV Feeds "Hunger Games" Fans with "MTV's 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Fan Tribute" Including Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and More Sunday, November 17 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
The special will feature the cast answering fan-submitted questions, divulging juicy behind-the-scenes secrets and playing games and trivia testing their knowledge of the films.

[11/13/13 - 06:24 AM]
Universal Cable Productions Commits to Six Episodes of "Dig" From Keshet Media Group
Tim Kring ("Heroes") and Gideon Raff ("Homeland") are behind the project, which will premiere on USA.

[11/13/13 - 04:31 AM]
Mazel! Bravo Media Announces Multi-Tiered Deal With Emmy(TM) Award-Winning Producer and Late Night Talk Show Host Andy Cohen
Additionally, Cohen also inked a first-look, multi-year development deal with the network as he launches his new production company, Most Talkative.

[11/12/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 12
Updates include: ABC passes on "Body of Proof" resurrection; FOX gives cast-contingent pilot order to "Here's Your Damn Family"; and The CW eyes revival of "Tales from the Darkside."

[11/12/13 - 06:14 PM]
The CW to Air the One-Hour Special "The iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Lady Gaga" on Tuesday, November 19
To celebrate the release of her new album "Artpop," Lady Gaga performs several songs and demonstrates "Volantis," her flying dress.

[11/12/13 - 04:18 PM]
CBS Announces New Premiere Date for "Intelligence"
The Josh Holloway-led drama will now premiere Tuesday, January 7 before moving to its regular time period on Monday, January 13.

[11/12/13 - 03:40 PM]
Disney XD's All New Monday Line Up Sets Series/Season Highs in Total Viewers and Target Kid and Boys Demographics
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, November 11.

[11/12/13 - 02:48 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Races to the Finish as the #1 Cable Program Among Men on Monday for the Fourth Week
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, November 11.

[11/12/13 - 02:46 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "DWTS," "MNF" Lead Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Bear Grylls: Escape from Hell," E!'s "Life After Anna Nicole: The Larry & Dannielynn Story" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami Reunion."

[11/12/13 - 12:58 PM]
"SEC on CBS" Continues Ratings Roll with Alabama's Win Over LSU
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 9.

[11/12/13 - 12:41 PM]
Hallmark Channel Wins #1 for Second Consecutive Weekend; New Original Holiday Premieres Dominate Saturday and Sunday
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10.

[11/12/13 - 12:24 PM]
Mexico-New Zealand World Cup Qualifying Playoff Series Caps 15 International Matches on ESPN Networks
The first leg of the home-and-home series will be played Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN.

[11/12/13 - 12:11 PM]
Disney Channel Nears 2 1/2 Years as TV's #1 Total Day Network in Key Kids; Disney Junior Channel Rises to #2 Week on Record in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 4-10.

[11/12/13 - 12:07 PM]
"2013 MTV EMA" Delivers Huge Global TV Ratings Including Most Watched EMA Ever in the United States
MTV spins the numbers for Sunday, November 10.

[11/12/13 - 12:01 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: No Stopping the NFL, "Walking Dead"
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot," Bravo's "Thicker Than Water: The Tankards" and E!'s "Total Divas."







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[10/21/14 - 09:48 AM]
National Geographic Channel Uncorks Television's First Kickstarter-Funded Series, "Chug"
Beginning on Monday, November 24 at 10:30/9:30c, the network is taking viewers on a bar crawl around the world with traveling "drinkaloguer" and rum company owner Zane Lamprey.

[10/21/14 - 09:21 AM]
A&E Network to Air One-Hour Special "Growing Up Gotti: Ten Years Later" on November 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The special will revisit the infamous Long Island family with some of the series' greatest moments, a chance to hear what the Gotti's really thought of their time on television and what they're up to today.

[10/21/14 - 09:16 AM]
"The Last Patrol," Following Four Men Linked by Combat as They Travel the East Coast in Honor of a Fallen Peer, Debuts Nov. 10 on HBO
In conjunction with the film's premiere, Manhattan's Anastasia Photo will present Guillermo Cervera's first solo exhibition in New York, scheduled to run from October 24 to January 4.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Winner of Starz Original Filmmaking Experiment "The Chair" to Be Announced During November 8th Season Finale
The feature films created by the two first-time directors documented on the network's first unscripted series will be available for viewing exclusively for subscribers beginning on Saturday, October 25.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
"The Kennedys" Returns to Reelz - The Multiple Emmy Award(R)-Winning Miniseries Begins Tuesday, November 4
The first two episodes of the eight-part miniseries airing back to back starting at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back installments each subsequent Tuesday.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Nominee Voting Opens Today for "People's Choice Awards 2015"
Fans can vote to ensure their favorites are nominated across 54 categories, including "Favorite Movie," "Favorite TV Show" and "Favorite Breakout Artist," through Thursday, October 30.

[10/21/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 Monday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Most Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Jane the Virgin" grows by a tenth of a ratings point in its second week.

[10/21/14 - 08:31 AM]
Peyton Manning's Record-Setting Performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Watched by Nearly 24 Million Viewers - Best on "SNF" This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/21/14 - 08:06 AM]
Discovery Digital Networks' "DNews" Reaches One Million YouTube Subscriber Milestone
DNews is hosted by Trace Dominguez and Tara Long who are at the center of a winning formula that combines science, smarts and a dose of humor to look at topics that are grabbing headlines or bound to make you scratch your head.

[10/21/14 - 08:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Names Star Athlete and NFL Legend Boomer Esiason as Commissioner of History's First Feline Football League
Esiason will serve as spokesperson for the FFL, which includes a Scouting Combine, draft, season games and playoffs that lead up to the biggest feline showdown in history, "Kitten Bowl II."

[10/21/14 - 07:46 AM]
CMT Unveils "CMT Artists of the Year": Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban to Be Honored at Fifth Annual Awards
The 90-minute special airs live from Nashville on Tuesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Unveil Plans for "Decades," The Ultimate TV Time Capsule, For National Distribution Across Local Stations' Digital Subchannels
As the ultimate TV time machine, "Decades" will differentiate itself from other subchannel programming services by varying the classic series and movies that appear on the network every day.

[10/21/14 - 06:50 AM]
Nickelodeon Teams Up with WWE(R) to Air "WWE Slam City(TM)" on Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block
The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena(R), Randy Orton(R), Sheamus(R), The Miz(TM), Rey Mysterio(R), Kane(R) and Mark Henry(R) in a new animated world.

[10/21/14 - 06:00 AM]
"Schitt's Creek," An Original Scripted Comedy Series Starring Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, Joins POP's Launch Slate
The series centers on a formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy), his soap star wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara), and their two kids, who suddenly find themselves broke.