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[11/21/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 21
Updates include: Noah Bean, Zeljko Ivanek join Syfy's "12 Monkeys"; Marley Shelton to lead Lifetime's "The Lottery"; and MTV cancels "Nikki & Sara Live" after two seasons.

[11/21/13 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 21
Plus: Michael Bublé and Demi Lovato to perform on the next results show airing Thursday, November 28.

[11/21/13 - 04:40 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Schedule Changes
Among the changes: "The Following" will now return with a two-night event on Sunday, January 19, and Monday, January 20.

[11/21/13 - 03:11 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Preachers of L.A." Delivers Season High Among F18-34, F18-49 and F25-54
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 20.

[11/21/13 - 03:10 PM]
MTV Turns Network Over to Miley Cyrus to Celebrate Her 21st Birthday with "21 Candles: Miley's MTV Moments"
The all-new original special - premiering this Saturday, November 23 - will celebrate the 21 reasons why fans loves the megastar.

[11/21/13 - 02:54 PM]
"Survivor" Delivers Its Largest Audience of the Season
CBS further spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 20.

[11/21/13 - 02:40 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family" Tops Demos, "Criminal Minds" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Buying Nude: The Naked Realtor," Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible" and Syfy's "Ghost Mine."

[11/21/13 - 01:57 PM]
TLC's New Series "Bakery Boss" Premieres December 2
The "Cake Boss" spin-off will air Mondays at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/21/13 - 01:38 PM]
Video: "Bonnie & Clyde" Cinema Spot
Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, William Hurt and Holly Hunter star in the mini-series, due Sunday, December 8 and Monday, December 9.

[11/21/13 - 01:37 PM]
It Is Not Too Late to Say Bonjour to "The Returned," Catch Up with the Series That Has Fans Exclaiming "Oui!"
Look for season-to-date marathons every Sunday in December on the cable channel.

[11/21/13 - 01:31 PM]
David Bradley Lands Key Role in "The Strain"
He'll succeed John Hurt as Professor Abraham Setrakian in the project.

[11/21/13 - 01:19 PM]
Mike Tompkins Reimagines "Do-Re-Mi" in Innovative Music Video
A sneak peek of the video will premiere tonight on E! News (7:00/6:00c) and viewable at www.YouTube.com/ChesterSee, beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/21/13 - 01:18 PM]
NBA TV to Feature 15 Live Game Telecasts over Next Three Weeks Including Several of the League's Top Teams and Biggest Stars in Action
Highlights include the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kevin Love visiting the Houston Rockets and James Harden this Saturday, November 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/21/13 - 12:13 PM]
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas as ABC Family Rolls Out "25 Days of Christmas" on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, GetGlue and Instagram
And for the first time ever, fans can keep up-to-date with all of the holiday programming by signing up to get text alerts sent to their mobile phones.

[11/21/13 - 12:01 PM]
Four Teams of Extreme Survivalists Compete in Some of the Harshest Terrain on Earth, in One Hard-Core, 11-Leg Adventure: "Ultimate Survival Alaska"
Season two of the series rolls out on Sunday, December 15 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[11/21/13 - 11:54 AM]
Lady Gaga-Hosted "SNL" Draws the Show's Highest Household Rating Since March 9 and Strongest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results Since Oct. 5
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, November 16.

[11/21/13 - 11:48 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Year-to-Year Growth
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 11-15.

[11/21/13 - 11:29 AM]
Video: "Breaking the Faith" Sneak Peek
TLC's latest original series launches this Sunday, November 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/21/13 - 11:25 AM]
Video: Watch a Sneak Peek at This Week's Simpsonic Opening Sequence on "The Simpsons," Paying Tribute to the Music-Themed, Animated Shorts of the 1930s
Eva Longoria guest stars on said installment, airing this Sunday, November 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/21/13 - 11:13 AM]
"My Crazy Obsession: Christmas Collection 2" Premieres Saturday, December 7 at 9 PM ET/PT on TLC
Follow four Christmas fanatics as they reveal the amount of time, money, and effort they put into their obsessions, all year-round.

[11/21/13 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Banshee" Season 2 Trailer
The new season rolls out on Friday, January 10 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/21/13 - 10:31 AM]
Chi McBride Upped to Series Regular on "Hawaii Five-0"
"Well, I know this sounds corny, but the only thing I ever wanted in my career was to be on CBS, the home of my idol Jackie Gleason," said McBride.

[11/21/13 - 10:17 AM]
A New Year Brings an All-New Rob Dyrdek as He Takes Over Thursday Nights on MTV
Look for season four of "Ridiculousness" and the sixth and final season of "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" beginning in January.

[11/21/13 - 10:10 AM]
"The Bold and the Beautiful" Makes Its Cable Debut on TVGN (TV Guide Network) Starting in December
TVGN will encore the prior day's "B&B" episode weekdays at 6:30/5:30c, immediately preceding TVGN's encore airings of "The Young and the Restless."

[11/21/13 - 10:06 AM]
Presenters Announced for the "2013 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Live Sunday, November 24 at 8 PM ET/PT on ABC
This year's roster includes 2 Chainz, Akon, Jaimie Alexander, Marc Anthony, Kristen Bell, Michael Bolton, Ciara, Chris Daughtry, Fall Out Boy, Nathan Fillion and more!

[11/21/13 - 10:02 AM]
IDW Entertainment to Develop and Produce Michael Chiklis's "Pantheon"
While the story of Pantheon is under wraps, it involves Greek Gods returning to the present day.

[11/21/13 - 10:00 AM]
Al Roker and Hoda Kotb (NBC's "Today") Team Up to Host NBC's Live, Coverage of the "125th Rose Parade" on January 1, 2014
The Rose Parade is the most popular New Year's Day celebration in the world, and this year's theme will be "Dreams Come True."

[11/21/13 - 09:53 AM]
Lifetime Holds Court on New Year's Day with Premiere of New Docuseries "Kim of Queens"
Subsequent episodes of the series will then air on Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c, immediately following Lifetime's hit program "Dance Moms."

[11/21/13 - 09:42 AM]
Animal Planet Plants a Second Season of "Treehouse Masters" on January 10
The cable channel will air seven brand-new episodes and an "Ultimate Treehouses II" special this winter and an additional 13 premieres this summer.

[11/21/13 - 09:34 AM]
Another Day/Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis" to Premiere on Showtime Friday, December 13th
The documentary is inspired by and includes music from the forthcoming Coen Brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis, which is set in the Greenwich Village folk scene of the early 1960s.

[11/21/13 - 09:32 AM]
"Criminal Minds" and "CSI" Hit Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 25-54; CBS Sweeps Wednesday
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 20.

[11/21/13 - 09:10 AM]
"SNL" Wraps Up December with Three Star-Studded Shows
Look for Paul Rudd/One Direction (December 7), John Goodman/Kings of Leon (December 14) and Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake (December 21) in the coming weeks.

[11/21/13 - 09:03 AM]
First Performers and Presenters Announced for "CMT Artists Of The Year" Airing Live Tuesday, December 3 at 8 P.M. ET
Alabama, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Pat Monahan of Train, Cassadee Pope, Lionel Richie, Travis Tritt and Dwight Yoakam are among those slated to appear.

[11/21/13 - 09:00 AM]
Hugh Jackman to Host TNT's "Christmas in Washington," Featuring Special Guest Charles Barkley and Performances by Backstreet Boys, Sheryl Crow, Anna Kendrick, Janelle Monae and Pat Monahan
The star-studded special will premiere Friday, December 20 at 8:00/7:00c exclusively on TNT.

[11/21/13 - 08:58 AM]
Syfy Doubles Up on the Paranormal This Winter
Look for "Haunted Highway" on Wednesday, November 27 and "Killer Contact" on Wednesday, December 4 with new episodes of each on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

[11/21/13 - 08:56 AM]
"Tiny Tonight! Ladies' Guide to the Holidays" Airs on Tuesday, November 26th at 9PM ET/PT
Tiny, Tami Roman, Claudia Jordan and Trina are back for an all-new special.

[11/21/13 - 08:52 AM]
"Revolution" Hits a Five-Week High with a Week-to-Week Gain of 2% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 20.

[11/21/13 - 08:35 AM]
HGTV's Property Brothers Juggernaut Continues with Sophomore Seasons of "Buying and Selling" and "Brother vs. Brother"
The former returns Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00/8:00c while the latter is due back in June 2014.

[11/21/13 - 08:26 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Second Straight Week
Both "Criminal Minds" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" show week-to-week growth for the Eye.

[11/21/13 - 08:21 AM]
SportsCenter Goes Mobile: ESPN Launches All-New SportsCenter App
The SportsCenter app delivers live scores, breaking news, video highlights, feature stories, native social integration, in-line alert settings, GameCast access, and more.

[11/21/13 - 08:21 AM]
ABC's "Nashville" Is Up Again to Equal a 7-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 20.

[11/21/13 - 07:31 AM]
Investigation Discovery Marks 20th Anniversary of Long Island Railroad Massacre with World Television Premiere Documentary -- "ID Films: Terror on a Train" Debuts December 4
This one-hour special presentation brings viewers into the aisles of the LIRR train where gunman Colin Ferguson opened fire upon the innocent victims trapped on their rush hour commute home from New York City.

[11/21/13 - 07:00 AM]
USA Network and National Football League to Launch Expanded "NFL Characters Unite" Program, Presented By GMC, with Star Players Helping Young People Tackle Hate, Bullying and Discrimination
The initiative will culminate with the third annual "NFL Characters Unite" one-hour documentary premiering Friday, January 31 at 7:00/6:00c on USA.

[11/21/13 - 06:24 AM]
DIY Network Reveals Winter Haven, Fla. as the 2014 Location for Its Popular Interactive Series and Sweepstakes "Blog Cabin"
The results of the home's transformation will be featured in the new season premiering in July 2014, offering a chance for one lucky viewer to win the ultimate vacation getaway.

[11/21/13 - 06:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Rings in the New Year with a Night of Ink
Look for new series "Tattoos After Dark" to premiere on Wednesday, January 1 at 11:00/10:00c following "Best Ink."

[11/21/13 - 06:03 AM]
FOX Japan Challenges the Guinness World Record with 234-Episode Marathon of Hit U.S. Drama "NCIS"
FOX Japan, part of the FOX International Channels, will broadcast all 234 episodes from Seasons 1 through 10 starting at 11:00 PM on Sunday, December 29.

[11/20/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 20
Updates include: Barbie Kligman to run ABC's "Secrets & Lies" import; Chris Gethard's "TCGS" gets pilot order from Comedy Central; and Laurence Fishburne revives Socrates Fortlow at HBO.

[11/20/13 - 05:04 PM]
ABC Family Celebrates the Ha Ha Holidays with All-New Episodes of "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" on Wednesday, December 11, Starting at 8PM ET/PT
Cast members from both shows will also be live tweeting that night, answering fan questions and sharing behind the scenes tidbits about the episodes.

[11/20/13 - 03:17 PM]
Kym Whitley and Friends Deck the Halls in Special "Raising Whitley" Holiday Episode
The special premieres this Saturday, November 23 at 8:00/7:00c on OWN.

[11/20/13 - 02:56 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "NCIS" Still on Top
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Ravenswood," Syfy's "Face Off: Naked and Painted" and Spike TV's "Criss Angel: BeLIEve."







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[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
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[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
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[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "The Normal Heart" - Trailer (HBO Films)
The trailer will air this Sunday, April 20 just before "Game of Thrones" at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Becky G, Zendaya, R5 and Fifth Harmony to Perform at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards
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[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
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[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
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ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
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The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.