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[11/25/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 25
Updates include: D.J. Caruso to helm NBC's "Tin Man"; David Alpay to play "The Lottery" at Lifetime; and NBC to import the U.K. comedy "30 and Counting."

[11/25/13 - 03:20 PM]
For Two Consecutive Weeks "Gold Rush" Is #1 in All of Television Among Men 18-49 and 25-54 on Nov. 22
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 22.

[11/25/13 - 03:03 PM]
BBC America's "Doctor Who" 50th Special Delivers Ratings and Social Media Records
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, November 23.

[11/25/13 - 02:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Another Week, Another "Shark Tank" Demo Victory
Plus: numbers for HGTV's "Hawaii Life," History's "JFK Assassination the Definitive Guide" and TLC's "Four Weddings."

[11/25/13 - 02:35 PM]
"Hawaii Five-0" and "Blue Bloods" Deliver Their Largest Audiences of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, November 22.

[11/25/13 - 02:04 PM]
23 Finalists Announced for The Home Depot College Football Awards
Now in its 23rd year, said event will once again air on ESPN, Thursday, December 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/25/13 - 01:34 PM]
More Than 21 Million Minutes of Broncos-Patriots Are Live Streamed Through NBC Sports Live Extra
NBC spins the digital numbers for Sunday, November 24.

[11/25/13 - 01:00 PM]
EPIX Presents Stand-Up Special with Two-Time Grammy Nominee Patton Oswalt: "Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time"
In his latest stand-up special, directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, comedian Patton Oswalt tackles issues ranging from frozen food to the future of America.

[11/25/13 - 12:56 PM]
Lisa Bonet to Guest Star in Sundance Channel's Gripping New Drama "The Red Road"
Bonet plays "a Lenape Native American lawyer who has come back to her hometown of Walpole, NJ to rally for justice after a terrible crime has been committed against a member of her tribe."

[11/25/13 - 12:51 PM]
Disney Channel Premiere of "Sofia the First: The Floating Palace" Delivers 4.7 million Viewers and Is TV's #1 Evening Telecast of the Year Among Preschoolers 2-5
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, November 24.

[11/25/13 - 12:44 PM]
TV Land to Air Bill Cosby's Standup Special "Far from Finished" on Sunday, December 1st at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: TV Land will air a marathon of "The Cosby Show" featuring Cosby's own top ten favorite episodes beginning at 5:00/4:00c on December 1.

[11/25/13 - 12:22 PM]
Video: HBO's "True Detective" - Slow Boil Trailer
The new drama, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, premieres Sunday, January 12 on the network.

[11/25/13 - 11:48 AM]
AMC Orders Pilots for "Knifeman," "Galyntine"
Rolin Jones and Jason Cahill are behind the respective dramas, which are under consideration for series in 2015.

[11/25/13 - 11:46 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Takes Viewers and Contestants Back in Time During "Millionaire by the Decade"
Said stunt features themed episodes that take viewers and contestants on a trip to another time and place every day of the week.

[11/25/13 - 11:42 AM]
Spike TV Adds Tori Socha to Its Original Series Team
Socha joins Spike TV having most recently served as Director of Alternative Programming at Syfy where she developed and oversaw production on several new unscripted series.

[11/25/13 - 11:30 AM]
E! Sets Premiere Date of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" for Sunday, January 19 at 10pm ET/PT Following the Lives of the Wealthiest Offspring in the 90210
The new series follows the extravagant lifestyles of an exclusive clique of friends who have gained internet celebrity by documenting their fabuluxe daily happenings on social media.

[11/25/13 - 11:23 AM]
20 Families Announced for "The Great Christmas Light Fight," Which Premieres December 9 on ABC
In the first Christmas lights competition of its kind for television, 4 families will compete each week to transform their homes for the holidays.

[11/25/13 - 10:54 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: "Scandal" Delivers Another High in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 4-10.

[11/25/13 - 10:51 AM]
Investigation Discovery Finds Susan Lucci Irresistible Greenlighting "Deadly Affairs" for Season Three
The new season promises to deliver stories of passionate love affairs turned crimes of passion when it premieres summer 2014.

[11/25/13 - 10:42 AM]
E! Announces Season Two Pick-Ups for Three of the Network's Newest Hit Series: "Total Divas," "Hello Ross" and "Eric & Jessie: Game On"
Each of the series will return in their second seasons in early 2014.

[11/25/13 - 10:33 AM]
"Tiny Tonight! Ladies' Guide to Holiday Special" Airs Monday, December 16th at 8PM ET/PT on VH1
Tiny, Tami Roman, Claudia Jordan and Trina are back for another installment, where they'll share their personal tales of hilarious holiday chaos.

[11/25/13 - 10:26 AM]
Video: HBO's "Looking" - Trailer #2
Jonathan Groff, Frankie Alvarez and Murray Bartlett star in the new comedy series, premiering Sunday, January 19.

[11/25/13 - 10:03 AM]
Wilmer Valderrama Joins Cast of Robert Rodriguez's Highly-Anticipated "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Premiering on El Rey Network Early Next Year
He joins the previously announced D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Don Johnson, Robert Patrick and more on the series.

[11/25/13 - 10:02 AM]
Sal Masekela to Join NBC Olympics in Sochi
He will present features for "The Olympic Zone," NBC Sports Group's 30-minute daily show for NBC affiliates, covering all aspects of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

[11/25/13 - 10:00 AM]
NBC Gets in the Holiday Spirit with "Michael Buble's 3rd Annual Christmas Special"
Musical superstars Mary J. Blige and Mariah Carey, as well as Cookie Monster, take the stage with Buble in his hometown of Vancouver as he celebrates his favorite holiday.

[11/25/13 - 09:52 AM]
A&E Greenlights Third Season of the Hit Drama Series "Longmire" Starring Robert Taylor
"'Longmire' has become one of the most compelling dramas on television with a devoted audience and we are so proud of the show," said David McKillop.

[11/25/13 - 09:13 AM]
ABC Family Announces Premiere Dates for Its Hit Returning Comedies "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy," Airing January 15, 2014
Both series will once again air back-to-back on Wednesday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/25/13 - 09:06 AM]
Nickelodeon and Sprayground Team Up for Limited-Edition SpongeBob SquarePants Deluxe Backpacks
The Sprayground x SpongeBob: SpongeBob SharkPants deluxe backpack retails for $65, and available now exclusively at SprayGround.com.

[11/25/13 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF," NBC Claim Third Straight Week in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock's Broncos/Patriots match-up easily bests the competition last night.

[11/25/13 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "American Music Awards" Surge to 4-Year Highs with Its 2nd-Biggest Audience in 11 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 24.

[11/25/13 - 08:27 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents the Legendary Bubble Guppies Tale "The Puppy and the Ring," Premiering Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7PM (ET/PT)
The mythical adventure features Jeffrey Tambor as the voice of an evil Night Wizard who has stolen the Ring of the Sun.

[11/25/13 - 08:25 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Isn't Horsing Around When There's a Chance to Win a Million Bucks!
"Mustang Millionaire," a three-part series, premieres Saturday, December 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[11/25/13 - 08:19 AM]
Local Lore Transforms Into Real Evil in Season 2 of Destination America's Hit Series "Monsters & Mysteries in America"
The series returns with the first of 12 new episodes Sunday, December 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/25/13 - 08:07 AM]
Nickelodeon and Amazon.com Bring Holiday Cheers to Nick Fans with the Launch of "Nickelodeon Day of Deals," an Online Shopping Extravaganza!
Fans and holiday shoppers everywhere can enjoy deals up to 40% off, until supplies last.

[11/25/13 - 07:44 AM]
BBC America's Breakout Original Series "Orphan Black" Returns Saturday, April 19, 2014
The reveal was made with the debut of a graphic trailer during the encore broadcast of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary Special, "The Day of the Doctor."

[11/25/13 - 07:20 AM]
Broncos-Patriots Overtime Thriller on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Posts 17.0 Overnight - Tops for a Primetime November Game in 17 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 24.

[11/25/13 - 07:09 AM]
Awarding-Winning Legendary Actor Martin Sheen to Star in BBC/Animal Planet Television Film "The Whale"
Sheen portrays Old Thomas Nickerson, who tells a story of his life as a cabin boy on the ill-fated voyage of the whaling ship the Essex.

[11/25/13 - 06:11 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience for an Encore In Its Time Period So Far This Season
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 23.

[11/25/13 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Family's Award-Winning Family Dramas, "Switched at Birth" and "The Fosters," Return with New Episodes, Monday, January 13
Plus: both series will serve up catch-up marathons on Monday, January 13 and Tuesday, December 31, respectively.

[11/25/13 - 05:59 AM]
Gift Your Friends with a Free DVD Set of ABC Family's Hit Drama Series, "The Fosters"
ABC Family will be producing 10,000 DVDs of the series' first 10 episodes for giveaway.

[11/25/13 - 03:06 AM]
"Marie!" Joins Reelz Lineup Starting Monday, January 6
The acquisition of "Marie!" includes 80 total episodes with an option for additional episodes.

[11/24/13 - 07:19 PM]
Week 14 Flex Scheduling: December 8 Panthers-Saints Game Moves to NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
The Atlanta Falcons-Green Bay Packers game, previously slated for prime, will now air at 1:00 PM ET on FOX.

[11/24/13 - 08:42 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Back in Front with College Football
The Alphabet is the most-watched network last night as well as the top draw in adults 18-49.

[11/23/13 - 09:09 AM]
"Where Were You: The Day JFK Died, Reported by Tom Brokaw" Generates NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in Its Time Period Since Sept. 27
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 22.

[11/23/13 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
"Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program while "Shark Tank" tops the adults 18-49 charts.

[11/23/13 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday - "Shark Tank" Is Up as the Top Show and "20/20" Hits a 14-Month High in Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 22.

[11/22/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 22
Updates include: Shiloh Fernandez to topline Cinemax's "Blanco"; USA's "Complications" casts quartet; and South African comedian Trevor Noah lands pilot at FOX.

[11/22/13 - 02:58 PM]
Programming Alert for "Sons of Anarchy" on Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The series will be pre-empted on November 26 due to the holiday week and return with new episodes on December 3.

[11/22/13 - 02:47 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," "Thursday Night Football" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for TBS's "Ground Floor," Investigation Discovery's "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones" and USA's "Covert Affairs."

[11/22/13 - 01:52 PM]
Lifetime Conjures Second Season of New Drama "Witches of East End"
The series will be back with a 13 episode order in 2014 on the cable channel.







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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.