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[12/03/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 3
Updates include: Kevin Rankin, Virginia Kull board FOX's "Gracepoint"; Twentieth Television renews "Dish Nation"; and Louis C.K. inks overall deal with FX Productions.

[12/03/13 - 07:26 PM]
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes and Tim McGraw Honored This Evening as the 2013 "CMT Artists of the Year"
Encore presentations of the annual event will air Thursday, December 5 at 8:00/7:00c; and Saturday, December 7 at 2:00/1:00c.

[12/03/13 - 04:20 PM]
Jeff Burton Joins NBC Sports Group as NASCAR Analyst
The addition of Burton places one of the most respected and passionate voices in motorsports into the center of NBC's soon-to-be-introduced NASCAR broadcast team.

[12/03/13 - 04:09 PM]
Disney Channel's 1-Hour "Good Luck Jessie: NYC Christmas" Cross-Over Event Towers Over Nickelodeon's Debut of "Jinxed" by Double Digits in Total Viewers and All Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, November 29.

[12/03/13 - 03:39 PM]
For Three Consecutive Weeks "Gold Rush" Is #1 in All of Television Among Men 18-49 on Nov. 29
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 29.

[12/03/13 - 02:52 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Garth Brooks, Live from Las Vegas"
Plus: numbers for ION's "My Santa," Investigation Discovery's "Wives with Knives" and MTV's "Ridiculousness."

[12/03/13 - 02:47 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL Coverage Puts CBS, NBC on Top
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Punkin Chunkin 2013," WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" and Spike TV's "Impact Wrestling."

[12/03/13 - 01:47 PM]
NBC Renews Freshman Hit "The Blacklist" for a Second Season
The Peacock has ordered a full 22-episode second season of freshman smash series.

[12/03/13 - 01:02 PM]
Multiplatinum Recording Artist Bret Michaels Guest Stars on NBC and Warner Bros. Television's "Revolution"
He'll play a post-apocalyptic version of himself, performing an acoustic version of Poison's hit ballad "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

[12/03/13 - 12:34 PM]
Starz Play Debuts on Xbox 360 for TV Viewing of Starz Original Series and Premium Movies; Xbox One Development Underway
The launch marks the first video game and entertainment console deployment for the popular online service and the first extension directly to the television.

[12/03/13 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Soars 73%, Hitting a New High in TV Playback for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[12/03/13 - 10:17 AM]
FremantleMedia North America and StyleHaul Strike Multi-Series and Multi-Year Development Deal
The first series to go into production under the deal, "The Crew," wrapped production last week and is currently in post-production.

[12/03/13 - 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 "Tell Me," Performed by Aubrey Peeples
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and featured on this week's episode of "Nashville."

[12/03/13 - 09:50 AM]
"A New York Christmas to Remember" from the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City to Be Broadcast on Tuesday, Dec. 24 at 11:35 PM-12:35 AM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network
Throughout this hour-long special, Regis Philbin will proclaim Biblical stories intercut with the puppet performances of Heather and Cheryl Henson.

[12/03/13 - 09:49 AM]
E! Announces New Season of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Premiering January 2014
This season the family members make tough choices, share hearty laughs, and strike out on their own, yet always come back together for the family gatherings that remain the backbone of life as a Kardashian.

[12/03/13 - 09:42 AM]
Registration Now Available for 6-Week Ecourse "Oprah's Lifeclass Presents Brene Brown: The Gifts of Imperfection Part Two" on Oprah.Com
Additionally, "Oprah's Lifeclass Presents Brene Brown: The Gifts of Imperfection Part One" will be available again for users beginning Sunday, January 12 on Oprah.com.

[12/03/13 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Takes Another Look "Inside Comedy" - Season Three Set to Premiere on Monday, February 3rd at 11 P.M. ET/PT
The new season will feature Jimmy Fallon, Zach Galifianakis, Jonah Hill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bette Midler, Alan Arkin, Dick Van Dyke, Richard Belzer and more!

[12/03/13 - 09:34 AM]
ESPN Names First Five Analysts for 2014 FIFA World Cup Team
Michael Ballack, Alexi Lalas, Steve McManaman, Santiago Solari and Taylor Twellman are on tap for the month-long tournament, June 12 - July 13, 2014.

[12/03/13 - 09:32 AM]
Video: Check Out MTV's "Ridiculousness" Season Four Trailer Here Premiering Thursday, January 2 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
Season four will feature appearances by Snoop Lion, Nick Swardson, Michael B. Jordan, Derek Hough, Jenna Marbles, Guy Fieri and more!

[12/03/13 - 09:24 AM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Face Relationship Issues and Family Heartbreak in New Episodes Beginning December 29
The series returns with eight all new episodes following America's favorite polygamist family as they navigate the ups and downs of living an openly plural marriage.

[12/03/13 - 09:01 AM]
"The Voice" Ranks #1 or Tied for #1 In Its Time Period Among the Broadcast Networks in Every Key Demographic
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 2.

[12/03/13 - 08:51 AM]
Nickelodeon and Junk Food Clothing Co. Release "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"-Inspired T-Shirts, Available Exclusively at Gap Stores, Now
Each crewneck t-shirt features a screen-printed graphic of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the front, faux layered long sleeves and banded cuffs.

[12/03/13 - 08:50 AM]
Science Channel Premieres All New Special Following Super Comet ISON on Its Majestic Journey Through Our Solar System
"Super Comet ISON 2013" will premiere on Science Channel on Saturday, December 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/13 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates with "The Voice," "The Blacklist"
The Peacock's hit drama delivers its best numbers among adults 18-49 since September 30.

[12/03/13 - 08:38 AM]
College Football: ACC & Pac-12 Championship Games Highlight Schedule
ABC's "Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows" will showcase No. 1 Florida State against No. 20 Duke in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game on December 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/03/13 - 08:36 AM]
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" Beats Fox's "Almost Human"/"CMA Country Christmas" Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 2.

[12/03/13 - 08:04 AM]
Electus Names Jessica Sebastian as First VP of Unscripted Television
Sebastian, who was previously senior director of development at the Style Network, started November 25 and reports to EVP of Unscripted Television Corie Henson.

[12/03/13 - 08:01 AM]
Exes Collide When MTV's "Real World: Ex-Plosion" Premieres on Wednesday, January 15 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
In a first for the franchise, things take a dramatic turn several weeks in when the exes of the original seven roommates surprisingly take the house by storm and move right in.

[12/03/13 - 07:15 AM]
History Explorer Don Wildman Uncovers Suspenseful Stories Behind the Museum Glass in Season Six of Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum"
The series returns with the first of 13 one-hour episodes on Thursday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/13 - 06:35 AM]
DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo Fast" Launches as First-Ever Netflix Original Series for Kids on December 24
Families will be able to stream the first five episodes this holiday season, with additional all new episodes premiering throughout the year.

[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.







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[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.

[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 02:02 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 01:20 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
USA Network Orders Third Season of Breakout Comedic Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
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[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
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Janel Parrish ("Mona"), Andrea Parker ("Mrs. DiLaurentis") and Bryce Johnson ("Det. Darren Wilden") will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcast.

[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
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ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
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[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.