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[11/18/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 18
Updates include: Kate Walsh-led comedy "Bad Judge" gets pilot order at NBC; The CW's "The Flash" to film a full-fledged pilot; and Vince Gilligan to remain at Sony Pictures Television.

[11/18/13 - 02:48 PM]
"Gold Rush" #1 in All of Television Among Men 18-49 and 25-54 on Friday Nov. 15
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 15.

[11/18/13 - 02:46 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank," "Blue Bloods" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Secret Princes," Travel's "Ghost Adventures" and Investigation Discovery's "Deadly Women."

[11/18/13 - 02:27 PM]
CBS's Very Merry Holiday Programming - "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Kicks Off the Network's Holiday Season of Special Events
Plus: look for holiday-themed installments of "The Big Bang Theory," "Hawaii Five-0," "CSI," "The Millers," "Two and a Half Men" and "NCIS."

[11/18/13 - 11:53 AM]
Christina Ricci Kills It in the Lifetime Original Movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax," Premiering January 25
Billy Campbell and Clea DuVall also star project, from director Nick Gomez and writer Stephen Kay.

[11/18/13 - 11:52 AM]
ABC Brings Israel's Top Rated Reality Series "Rising Star" to U.S. from Keshet DCP
The singing competition for ABC will mark the company's first foray into the market since its formation in October.

[11/18/13 - 11:20 AM]
Ali Siddiq Named Grand Prize Winner of Comedy Central's "Up Next" CC: Certified Talent Search
The prize package includes an appearance on a future Comedy Central stand-up series, a performance slot in an upcoming Comedy Central Live college tour and more!

[11/18/13 - 11:19 AM]
Excuse Me, Sir. "Chris D'Elia: White Male. Black Comic." Premieres on Comedy Central(R) Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
D'Elia takes New Orleans by storm in his first one-hour stand-up special taped in front of a live audience at The Civic Theatre in New Orleans.

[11/18/13 - 11:15 AM]
Esquire Network Toasts 80th Anniversary of Prohibition's Repeal with "Best Bars in America" Special, Thursday, December 5 at 9P E/P
The one-hour special follows Jay Larson and Sean Patton as they drink their way through some of the bars featured in Esquire magazine's annual rundown of the best in the country.

[11/18/13 - 10:50 AM]
E! Announces "After Shock: Heidi & Spencer," an All-New Special with One of Reality Television's Most Notorious Couples, Premiering December 9 at 10:00PM
The hour-long special features the former prince and princess of reality television sitting for an exclusive in-depth interview.

[11/18/13 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Grey's" Is the Week's Biggest Gainer
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 28-November 3.

[11/18/13 - 10:00 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Anna Gunn and Academy Award Nominee Jacki Weaver Join Cast of "Gracepoint" on FOX
They'll join David Tennant in the project, a domestic take on the U.K.'s "Broadchurch."

[11/18/13 - 09:46 AM]
Ten Groups Compete for the A Cappella Crown on Fourth Season of "The Sing-Off"
The season will run for seven episodes, with the two-hour finale set for Monday, December 23 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).

[11/18/13 - 09:43 AM]
TV One Renews Hit Reality Series "R&B Divas Atlanta" and "R&B Divas LA"
"R&B Divas Atlanta," the series that initially launched the network's "R&B Divas" brand, will begin season three production this month in Atlanta.

[11/18/13 - 09:40 AM]
FOX Sports Salutes Our Troops During Special Thanksgiving Day Broadcast
"This day and time of year marks another opportunity for us to give thanks and show these individuals how much we appreciate all they do for us," said Bill Richards.

[11/18/13 - 09:35 AM]
"Thanksgiving Live!" Continues Online with Post-Show Google+ Hangout with Alton, Bobby, Giada & Ina Joined by Co-Hosts of Upcoming Daytime Series "The Kitchen @ Food Network"
Scheduled to premiere in early 2014, "The Kitchen @ Food Network" cast also includes Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian as co-host.

[11/18/13 - 09:30 AM]
"Six by Sondheim," an Intimate Look at the Life and Art of the Renowned Composer and Lyricist Through Six Iconic Songs, Debuts Dec. 9, Exclusively on HBO
The film is "a highly personal profile of a great American artist as revealed through the creation and performance of six of his iconic songs."

[11/18/13 - 09:17 AM]
Oxygen Premieres "Snapped" Jodi Arias Two-Part Special Event on 12/15 & 12/16
The two-hour special will step through the entire case, starting with the couple's deadly love affair to the media frenzy surrounding the trial, all of which led to Arias' first-degree murder conviction.

[11/18/13 - 09:03 AM]
Chiefs-Broncos on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Posts Top Primetime Overnight for November Game in 17 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 17.

[11/18/13 - 08:50 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Reign with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock's Chiefs/Broncos match-up tops the night in all categories.

[11/18/13 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos," "Revenge" and "Betrayal" Build on Sunday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 17.

[11/18/13 - 08:17 AM]
Smells Like Victory: EPIX Salutes John Milius
"Milius," a 90-minute original documentary on controversial filmmaker John Milius, will premiere on Saturday, January 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/18/13 - 08:05 AM]
TNT's "Dallas" Season 3 Premiere Date Announced
Look for the new season to launch on Monday, February 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/18/13 - 07:29 AM]
The November 11 Telecast of "The Blacklist" Has Generated the Second Biggest "Live Plus Three Day" Increase in U.S. Television History in Total Viewership
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, November 11.

[11/18/13 - 07:18 AM]
Bravo Kicks Off 2014 with New Series to Warm Your Winter - "Toned Up," "Blood, Sweat & Heels" & "100 Days of Summer"
They'll bow on Thursday, January 2; Sunday, January 5; and Tuesday, January 7; respectively.

[11/18/13 - 06:32 AM]
MTV to Pre-Release First Episode of Groundbreaking Docu-Series "Generation Cryo" Exclusively in the MTV App a Week Before Its On-Air Premiere
The series documents the journey of 17-year-old Breeanna who recently learned that she has at least 15 half-siblings fathered by the same anonymous donor, #1096.

[11/18/13 - 06:08 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Premiere Date for Its Next Original Primetime Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Begins Sunday, January 12
Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Lori Loughlin star in this ensemble period piece set against the backdrop of the western frontier.

[11/18/13 - 06:00 AM]
ABC's "Home for the Holidays" Campaign Will Debut Five Short Films, Written, Directed and Produced by U.S. Veterans and Veteran Centered Storylines Within Programming This Holiday Season
Five talented U.S. Veterans with aspirations to work in the entertainment industry were selected to create digital short films which will be thematically centered around U.S. Veterans coming home this holiday season.

[11/18/13 - 03:11 AM]
Reelz Announces Premiere of Original Documentary Series "Hollywood Scandals"
The series will air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c beginning November 29.

[11/17/13 - 07:57 PM]
Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Austin Mahone, Dax Shepard, Darren Criss, Kevin Jonas, Nikki Reed, Chloe Bennet, Jennette McCurdy and Others, Joined Host Nick Cannon at Fifth Annual TeenNick HALO Awards Nov. 17 to Honor Four Extraordinary Teens
Plus: the network announced the "HALO Effect," a year-round initiative that recognizes one deserving teen every month for their work to help and lead others in the community.

[11/17/13 - 11:10 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Split Demo Crown with College Football
CBS however is the most-watched network thanks to the night's top draw, "48 Hours."

[11/17/13 - 08:45 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its Highest Rating in Metered-Market Households Since March 9
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 16.

[11/16/13 - 08:57 AM]
"Grimm" Captures Week-to-Week Gains of 15% in 18-49 Rating and 18% In Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 15.

[11/16/13 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Is Friday's #1 TV Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 15.

[11/16/13 - 08:42 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front Among Viewers, Demos
Plus: The CW's "America's Next Top Model" wraps its latest cycle up week-to-week and year-to-year.

[11/15/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 15
Updates include: CBS gives pilot order to "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off; Jen Kirkman to write, star in FX comedy; and Stephanie Szostak, Blair Redford cast in USA drama pilot.

[11/15/13 - 03:34 PM]
Netflix Orders Final Season of "The Killing," from Fox Television Studios, Exclusively for Its Streaming Members in Netflix Territories
The first three seasons of "The Killing" are now available to stream globally on Netflix.

[11/15/13 - 02:38 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," "Scandal" Keep Top Spots
Plus: numbers for TBS's "Ground Floor," WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" and FX's "Anger Management."

[11/15/13 - 02:01 PM]
Channing Tatum Kicks Off "Team Oscar(R)" on "The Ellen Degeneres Show"
The initiative gives the next generation of filmmakers the chance to vie for an opportunity to appear onstage during the live Oscar broadcast.

[11/15/13 - 12:46 PM]
Discovery Unwrapped: Treat Yo' Self to a Week of Holiday Programming, Special Episodes and Premieres on Discovery Channel
Highlight include special episodes of "Naked & Afraid," "Street Outlaws," "Call of the Wildman," "Tanked" and "Treehouse Masters."

[11/15/13 - 12:25 PM]
ESPN's Multi-Platform Coverage of Pacquiao vs. Rios
The fight, from the Venetian Macao's CotaiArena, in Macau, China, will be distributed live on Saturday November 23 at 9:00/8:00c on HBO-Pay-Per-View.

[11/15/13 - 12:03 PM]
Debmar-Mercury Sells the FremantleMedia North America-Produced "Celebrity Name Game," Hosted by Craig Ferguson, to Tribune Stations Covering 40% of U.S., Including Seven of the Top-10 Markets
WPIX New York, KTLA Los Angeles and WGN Chicago are among the participating stations for the fall 2014 launch.

[11/15/13 - 11:23 AM]
Hunter Hayes to Perform During "CMA Country Christmas," Airing Monday, December 2 on ABC
The special, hosted by Jennifer Nettles, is a celebration of the season featuring Country's top stars and non-format favorites performing holiday songs and sharing their personal holiday traditions and memories.

[11/15/13 - 11:04 AM]
Five-Part Programming Event "Katie Challenge for Change" Airs the Week of November 18-22
The show will travel to five cities across the country and challenge communities to create positive changes, both big and small.

[11/15/13 - 10:39 AM]
GSN Acquires Episodes of Long-Running Popular Game Show "Shop 'Til You Drop" to Premiere on Monday, Dec. 2
The Pat Finn-hosted series will air weekdays at 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST.

[11/15/13 - 10:02 AM]
FXX Scores Landmark Deal for "The Simpsons" Beginning in August 2014
The network will have access to 24 seasons (530 episodes) of the series with season 25 also due in September of 2014.

[11/15/13 - 09:56 AM]
GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase to Include Nine Top 10 Recruits
Eleven of the 21 teams scheduled will be playing on an ESPN network for the first time.

[11/15/13 - 09:55 AM]
CBS's Thursday 8:00-10:00 PM Comedy Block Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 14.

[11/15/13 - 09:39 AM]
El Rey Network Adds Robert Patrick, Eiza Gonzalez, Madison Davenport and Brandon Soo Hoo to Cast of Robert Rodriguez's Highly-Anticipated "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
The 10-episode serialized drama will serve as the first original scripted series to air on the new genre-busting cable network.

[11/15/13 - 09:11 AM]
The 15th Annual "A Home for the Holidays with Celine Dion," an Entertainment Special Celebrating the Joys of Adoption, to Be Broadcast Wednesday, Dec. 18 on the CBS Television Network
Also, Ne-Yo, Chris Young and others are set to perform.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.