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[12/02/13 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 2
Updates include: Pablo Schreiber cast in HBO's "The Brink"; Daniel Knauf lands a pair of projects at NBC; and Murray Miller brings "Mr. Romance" to HBO.

[12/02/13 - 02:24 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Viewers, Demos Belong to "Criminal Minds"
Plus: numbers for FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter," Oxygen's "Preachers of LA" and Syfy's "Haunted Highway."

[12/02/13 - 02:04 PM]
Olivia Holt Stars in Filmed Comedy Series, "I Didn't Do It," Premiering Friday, January 17 on Disney Channel
Disney Channel's annual "jaNEWary" programming event will also include a first-look at the upcoming game show for kids and families, "Disney's Win, Lose or Draw."

[12/02/13 - 02:00 PM]
"Cloud 9," an Inspirational Movie Set in the World of Competitive Snowboarding, Premieres Friday, January 17 on Disney Channel
Luke Benward and Dove Cameron star in the project, from executive producer Ashley Tisdale.

[12/02/13 - 02:00 PM]
NBC to Bridge Monday Lineup with "Hollywood Game Night," Various Specials
Look for a two-hour "American Ninja Warrior" special on January 13 plus the "Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary" on February 3.

[12/02/13 - 01:29 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice" Tops Demos, "DWTS" Finale Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Christmas Bounty," VH1's "Tiny Tonight!" and History's "Swampsgiving 2."

[12/02/13 - 01:08 PM]
Comedy Central Live Announces Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour Kicking Off in New York City on Friday, January 24
Plus: "Inside Amy Schumer" returns for its second season on Tuesday, April 1 at 10:30/9:30c.

[12/02/13 - 12:19 PM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" Caps First Half of Fourth Season with Strong 29% Year-Over-Year Growth
Plus: "The Walking Dead," "Talking Dead" and "Comic Book Men" will all return on Sunday, February 9.

[12/02/13 - 11:56 AM]
Week 15 Flex Scheduling: Bengals-Steelers Remains on NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
Plus: The December 15 New Orleans Saints-St. Louis Rams game and the Arizona Cardinals-Tennessee Titans game will both be played at 4:25 PM ET on FOX.

[12/02/13 - 11:21 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outperform Broadcast Competition in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Most Key Demos
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 18-22.

[12/02/13 - 10:20 AM]
History Developing New Scripted Miniseries "Hannibal" (Working Title) from Executive Producer Halle Berry
The miniseries will tell the story of the greatest generals in antiquity - Hannibal Barca and his archrival Scipio Africanus - who went head-to-head in the Second Punic War.

[12/02/13 - 10:01 AM]
Leona Lewis, Audra McDonald, Ashanti and Lauren Alaina Added to NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Special Airing Dec. 4 (8-9 P.M. ET)
They'll join previously announced performers Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Goo Goo Dolls, Ariana Grande and Jewel.

[12/02/13 - 09:07 AM]
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Return to Co-Host the "49th Annual Academy of Country Music(R) Awards" on CBS, Sunday, April 6
Produced by dick clark productions, this year's show will be Shelton's fourth consecutive turn and Bryan's second hosting the Awards telecast.

[12/02/13 - 09:04 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS, NBC
The Peacock's Sunday lineup however falls to a season low with its Giants-Redskins match-up on "Sunday Night Football."

[12/02/13 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers Its Best Performance Since Moving to 11:35pm
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 18-22.

[12/02/13 - 08:20 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Is Sunday's #1 Scripted Broadcast in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 1.

[12/02/13 - 08:08 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Earns Highest NFL Rating of Day Highlighted by Denver-Kansas City Rematch
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 1.

[12/02/13 - 07:03 AM]
Dan Patrick, Rebecca Lowe and Lester Holt to Host NBC Olympics Coverage
The trio joins previously announced Bob Costas, NBC's primetime and late night host, and Al Michaels, who will serve as host for NBC on weekend afternoons and NBCSN on weekdays.

[12/01/13 - 03:10 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with Holiday Specials, "48 Hours"
FOX then claims the silver with its coverage of Notre Dame at Stanford.

[12/01/13 - 08:10 AM]
"SEC on CBS" Coverage of Epic Iron Bowl Earns Epic Rating, Up 291%
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 30.

[11/30/13 - 08:51 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Repors Its Highest Ratings in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Since October 25 and Sets a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 29.

[11/30/13 - 08:41 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "Garth Brooks, Live from Las Vegas"
The two-hour special is last night's most-watched program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/29/13 - 09:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops the Holiday with NFL Special
The Peacock's Steelers/Ravens match-up easily outpaces the competition last night.

[11/29/13 - 09:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Pave the Way for CBS Victory
"Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and "CSI" nab the top three spots in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/29/13 - 08:47 AM]
NBC's Coverage of "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Marched to an 11-Year High in Metered-Market Households, Its Highest Rating Since 2002
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28.

[11/29/13 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" Is Up Sharply Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 28.

[11/28/13 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for November 28
Plus: Emblem3 and Little Mix will perform on the next results show airing Thursday, December 5.

[11/27/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 27
Updates include: ABC Family gives back-seven order to "Chasing Life"; Kirk Acevedo boards Syfy's "12 Monkeys"; and Barbara Hershey to visit ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

[11/27/13 - 11:14 AM]
BBC America Picks Up Season Two of Fantasy Series "Atlantis" Following Record Premiere
"Atlantis" delivered the highest rated series premiere ever for Supernatural Saturday with 838,000 total viewers.

[11/27/13 - 10:37 AM]
Exclusive: "The Carrie Diaries" to Wrap Sophomore Run on Friday, January 31
Plus: The CW has locked in the winter premieres of its other original series.

[11/27/13 - 09:41 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" and "Blue Bloods" Deliver Largest Live Plus 3-Day Audiences of the Season
CBS further spins the numbers for Friday, November 22.

[11/27/13 - 09:18 AM]
Annual Presentation of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Sweeps Time Period with Year-to-Year Gains in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 26.

[11/27/13 - 09:17 AM]
Blake Shelton, Xenia and Kelly Clarkson to Perform on Dec. 3 Telecast of "The Voice"
Blake will sing the holiday classic "Silver Bells" with Xenia, who was a popular member of his team during season one of "The Voice."

[11/27/13 - 08:52 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Grows 11% Versus Its Week-Ago 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 26.

[11/27/13 - 08:37 AM]
ABC Tops Tuesday as "S.H.I.E.L.D" Marks 2nd-Biggest-Ever Audience
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 26.

[11/27/13 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos Again with "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"
Plus: the "Dancing with the Stars" finale powers ABC to second place among adults 18-49.

[11/27/13 - 07:05 AM]
Gleeks Take the Cake to Celebrate 100 Episodes of "Glee"
The Top 10 fan-chosen "Glee" songs from the past will be re-mixed and performed by the current members of New Directions in the milestone 100th episode, airing March 18.

[11/27/13 - 07:00 AM]
Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Jennifer Hudson, Enrique Iglesias, and Robin Thicke Confirmed to Perform on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014"
Plus: look for the two-hour special "New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents The 30 Greatest Women In Music" on Tuesday, December 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/27/13 - 06:07 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces a Collaboration with Hallmark Cards to Create First-Ever Long-Form Hallmark Channel Original Holiday Movie "Northpole"
The film tells the charming tale about a reporter who, with the help of her son and his teacher, recaptures the joy of the holiday season and in the process saves Christmas.

[11/27/13 - 04:43 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) First Dramatic Series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" Premieres on December 1 at Midnight
Also in December: look for the new stand-up special "Chris D'Elia: White Male. Black Comic." on Friday, December 6.

[11/26/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 26
Updates include: Tom Ellis tapped as lead of USA's "Rush"; Chris Gerolmo to bring Randy Wayne White's Doc Ford books to CBS; and FX eyes limited series from James McBride.

[11/26/13 - 06:56 PM]
Ryan Tedder Joins "The Voice" as In-House Producer and Songwriter
Tedder, who was also an adviser this season, will work alongside the final three artists as they prepare for their respective performances for the finale.

[11/26/13 - 03:06 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "MNF," "Voice" Lead Demos; "DWTS" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Fashion Police," HGTV's "Love It or List It" and Cartoon Network's "Steven Universe."

[11/26/13 - 02:50 PM]
"Monday Night Football's" 49ers-Redskins Telecast Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 25.

[11/26/13 - 02:22 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Was the #1 Cable Program Among Men* for the Sixth Consecutive Week on Monday
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, November 25.

[11/26/13 - 02:18 PM]
BBC America's "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" Fathom Event Earns $4.77 Million at U.S. Box Office
Said offerings had the highest per location average revenue Monday night with an estimated $7,155 per location.

[11/26/13 - 01:07 PM]
Tension Heats Up for Treasure Seekers in Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returning on Friday, December 13
This past winter season proved to be a bust for nearly every crew - making the stakes even higher and pitting former best friends against each other with tempers flaring.

[11/26/13 - 12:49 PM]
College Football: ABC Saturday Night Football Most-Viewed Prime Time Program
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 23.

[11/26/13 - 12:27 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network for the Month Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 18-24 plus the month to date.

[11/26/13 - 12:03 PM]
"48 Hours: Hollywood Secrets" Was Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Program with Audiences 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 23.







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[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
The Alphabet's veteran newsmagazine posts big gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Hannibal" Is Up 29% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with Its Top Result in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Friday with the Top 2 TV Shows - "20/20" Surges to 2nd-Highest Ratings This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
ESPN NFL Programming Highlights - "Draft Academy" Debuts April 22
Projected first-round picks Blake Bortles, Jadeveon Clowney and Marqise Lee will be part of the four-week series.

[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Kellie Pickler Guest Star on "Nashville"
Said installment revolves around a charity concert at Fort Campbell.

[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Celebrate 40th Anniversary on Feb. 15, 2015
Past and present cast members, as well as special and musical guests from the show's incredible five-decade run, will appear on the telecast, with the specific lineup of guests to be determined in the coming months.

[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
New truTV Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro, Set To Premiere Thursday, May 15th at 10pm ET/PT
The new 12-episode and hilarious series follows Carbonaro as he tricks, amazes and amuses the unsuspecting public.

[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
TLC Stitches Up Season Two, And Says I Do to More "Something Borrowed, Something New"
Season three, currently scheduled to premiere in November, promises to deliver more tears shed over old shredded threads.

[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
"Disney Channel Presents The Radio Disney Music Awards," a television special originating from the event, will be presented Sunday, April 27 on Disney Channel.

[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
Shakira to Sing "Empire" from New Self-Titled Album on Live Tuesday, April 22 Telecast of "The Voice"
In addition to the Grammy Award-winning Shakira, "The Voice" coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will perform a song with their respective teams on the April 22 telecast.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
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]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.