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[12/05/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 5
Updates include: FOX locks in supporting cast for "Mulaney" revival; VH1 eyes a pair of reality series; and Malcolm McDowell among the latest to Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle."

[12/05/13 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for December 5
Plus: Jennifer Nettles and Enrique Iglesias to perform on the next results show, airing Thursday, December 12.

[12/05/13 - 04:00 PM]
It's a Cool Yule on VH1 with the Cable Premiere of the "Lady Gaga & The Muppets' Holiday Spectacular" Saturday, December 7th at 7:00 PM ET/PT
Originally broadcast Thanksgiving night by ABC, the special delivers a seasonal twist on the ultimate mash-up of music + pop culture + nostalgia.

[12/05/13 - 03:08 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family," "Survivor" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Mob City," TLC's "Half-Ton Killer: Transformed" and HGTV's "Buying and Selling."

[12/05/13 - 03:06 PM]
CBS Makes the Holidays Bright with a Very Merry "Millers" Marathon on Thursday, Dec. 26
The episodes featured are "The Mother is In," "Plot Twists" and "Stuff."

[12/05/13 - 02:40 PM]
Season-to-Date: ABC Is #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49 Ratings - "Scandal" Emerges as the #1 Drama in C3
ABC spins the numbers for the first 10 weeks of the season.

[12/05/13 - 01:46 PM]
Dust Off Your Dinner Jackets! Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Welcomes the Cast of "Downton Abbey" to the Clubhouse Tuesday, December 10 at 11PM ET/PT
Laura Carmichael, Rob James Collier, Allen Leech and Lesley Nicol are all scheduled to visit the series.

[12/05/13 - 01:30 PM]
"Steve Harvey" Notches Four Consecutive Weeks of Series-High Ratings
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of October 28 through the week of November 18.

[12/05/13 - 01:22 PM]
Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Series "HitRecord on TV" Chosen as Sundance Film Festival Official Selection with a "New Frontier" Screening Event on January 17
Pivot will launch the series with two back-to-back episodes on Saturday, January 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/13 - 01:12 PM]
Fuse Sets Premiere Date for New Season of "Funny or Die's Billy on the Street"
Guests this season include Rachel Dratch, Lena Dunham, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, Lindsay Lohan, Joel McHale, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Paul Rudd and Olivia Wilde.

[12/05/13 - 01:08 PM]
Bravo Media Offers Up a Double Dose of "Shahs of Sunset" Next Week on Sunday, December 8 at 9PM ET/PT and Tuesday, December 10 at 10PM ET/PT
Regular Sunday, 9:00/8:00c time period holder "Thicker Than Water" will return the following week on December 15.

[12/05/13 - 01:02 PM]
Shhhh! TLC Invites You to a "Secret Wedding" on Friday, December 27 at 10/9c
Cat Deeley hosts the one-hour special, in which a very special bride is surprised with the wedding she's always dreamed of.

[12/05/13 - 12:12 PM]
National Geographic Channel Finds the "Forrest Gump of Middle Earth" in "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
The newcomer launches Tuesday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[12/05/13 - 11:57 AM]
CBS Sports Features College Football Championship Doubleheader on Saturday, Dec. 7
Highlights include the inaugural Mountain West Championship in primetime beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/05/13 - 11:23 AM]
Crime Drama Series "Cracked" and "King" Return to Reelz for Second Seasons Starting Monday, January 6, 2014
They'll air back-to-back on Mondays at 11:00/10:00c and midnight/11:00c, respectively.

[12/05/13 - 11:05 AM]
Brand New "E! Entertainment Special Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" Hosted by E! News' Giuliana Rancic Premieres December 18th at 9:00PM ET/PT
She is joined by stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, James Marsden, Meagan Good and Adam McKay as they spill on the long-awaited sequel.

[12/05/13 - 10:46 AM]
News Flash: "Arrow" Matches Series Highs in 18-34 Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 4.

[12/05/13 - 10:43 AM]
Esquire Network Goes Inside the Intensely Competitive World of Texas Youth Football in New Series "Friday Night Tykes"
The new 10-part series launches Tuesday, January 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[12/05/13 - 10:22 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is on Track to Post its Strongest Performance in Any Sweep in 2 years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 18-22.

[12/05/13 - 10:21 AM]
Nickelodeon Releases New Math Curriculum Preschool App, Team Umizoomi: Math Racer
The race car themed app develops early math skills through an immersive number-based curriculum that includes number identification, counting, addition, subtraction and more.

[12/05/13 - 10:09 AM]
Emeril Lagasse Returns to the Sunshine State for Season Two of "Emeril's Florida"
In the second season, Emeril travels from the Atlantic to the Gulf to parts in between in his quest to discover the best local cuisine as well as the stories and people behind them.

[12/05/13 - 10:02 AM]
Paced by Deep Roster of Hit Comedies and Dramas, CBS #1 in Viewers, Posting +2% Growth Over Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for the first 10 weeks of the season.

[12/05/13 - 10:00 AM]
New Episodes of "The Drama Queen" Air Tuesdays at 9:00PM Starting December 10 Only on E!
The series previously aired Sundays at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[12/05/13 - 09:42 AM]
FX to Air Portion of SOA Post-Show "Anarchy Afterword" Following Season Six Finale
Creator Kurt Sutter and co-stars Katey Sagal and Maggie Siff are all slated to appear in the installment.

[12/05/13 - 09:12 AM]
"Survivor: Blood vs. Water" Delivers Its Largest Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 4.

[12/05/13 - 09:00 AM]
E! Announces New Series "Botched" Showcasing the Risky Quest to Correct Extreme Plastic Surgery Gone Wrong
Viewers will follow each patient every step of the way from the complex medical procedures to the intensive recovery process that will result in the ultimate reveal at the end of each episode.

[12/05/13 - 08:55 AM]
Travel Channel Refreshes Award-Winning App for iOS 7, Changes Name to "Travel Channel Cities"
The free app now features 24 cities around the world, including four new cities: Austin, Boston, Las Vegas and Washington, D.C.

[12/05/13 - 08:44 AM]
"Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Grew Versus Last Year by 10% in Adults 18-49 to Achieve the Annual Special's Top Rating Since 2006
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 4.

[12/05/13 - 08:41 AM]
Animal Planet Introduces "Beaver Brothers," Eccentric Siblings Who Match Wits to Outsmart Bothersome Critters
The newcomer premieres Sunday, January 12 at 8:00/7:00c with the first of 10 half-hour episodes.

[12/05/13 - 08:26 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for the First Time This Season
The Peacock's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and "SNL Christmas" specials pave the way for an adults 18-49 victory.

[12/05/13 - 08:20 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesday's #1 TV Show and "Nashville" Equals a 9-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 4.

[12/05/13 - 07:31 AM]
Performances from Katy Perry in Canada and Taylor Swift in Australia Announced for "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown To Music's Biggest Night(R)" on Friday, Dec. 6
This concert special marks the sixth time nominations for the annual Grammy Awards(R) will be announced live on primetime television.

[12/05/13 - 07:28 AM]
Nickelodeon and the United States Postal Service Team Up for "SpongeBob MailPants" Letter Writing Program
The educational letter-writing program uses SpongeBob SquarePants to show kids the fun of writing, sending and receiving mail this holiday season.

[12/05/13 - 07:24 AM]
ESPN's Comprehensive Coverage of 2013 Baseball Winter Meetings
Hourly "SportsCenter" coverage from the on-site "Baseball Tonight" set will begin at 9 a.m. ET on Monday.

[12/05/13 - 07:01 AM]
English Production of "Space Dandy" in Progress - TV Broadcast Dates and Staff/Cast Revealed!
The series will start on Adult Swim's Toonami block at 11:30/10:30c on January 4 with English audio in the United States.

[12/05/13 - 06:30 AM]
AMC Airs Back-to-Back Marathons of Its Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead"
The complete runs of both series will air between Friday, December 27 and Thursday, January 2.

[12/04/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 4
Updates include: Robert Wisdom joins Paul Giamatti in FX's "Hoke"; Alan Ruck, Byron Mann report to "The Novice" at USA; and Nate Mooney first to board NBC's "Odyssey."

[12/04/13 - 03:05 PM]
"Moonshiners" Delivers Highest Rated Episode This Season on Tuesday, December 3 and Grabs 2.78 Million Total Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 3.

[12/04/13 - 02:58 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "Sons of Anarchy" Top Demos
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Triptank," Syfy's "Naked Vegas" and History's "A Very Shelby Christmas."

[12/04/13 - 02:34 PM]
"Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" Will Return with Original Episodes Thursday, March 6 on ABC
The newcomer wraps its fall run next Thursday, December 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/04/13 - 02:21 PM]
TV Land Brings "Kirstie" to the Fans with Kirstie.TV, a Social Media Hub for New Original Sitcom
The new original sitcom airs Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning tonight with back-to-back premiere episodes.

[12/04/13 - 01:56 PM]
CBS Sports Continues to Score with "SEC on CBS" Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 30.

[12/04/13 - 01:55 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Denver-Kansas City Rematch Ties as Highest NFL Rating of Season on Any Network Giving CBS Two Highest Rated Games of Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 1.

[12/04/13 - 01:46 PM]
Syfy Greenlights "Dominion" to Series for 2014 - Supernatural Action Drama Produced by Universal Cable Productions
Christopher Egan, Tom Wisdom, Roxanne McKee, Alan Dale, Anthony Stewart Head and Luke Allen-Gale star in the series, based on the film "Legion."

[12/04/13 - 01:46 PM]
Christina Aguilera to Perform "We Remain" on Dec. 10 Live Episode of "The Voice"
In addition, artists from seasons past will return to the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series.

[12/04/13 - 01:46 PM]
NBC to Air "WWE Tribute to the Troops" on Saturday, Dec. 28 (8-9 P.M. ET)
The special will feature musical guest Daughtry, as well as "Access Hollywood's" Michelle Beadle and comedian Jeff Dunham, along with WWE's biggest superstars and divas.

[12/04/13 - 01:30 PM]
Ridiculous Non-Emergency Calls on "Outrageous 911!" Premiering 12/14 on TLC
The first episode premieres Saturday, December 14 at 10:00/9:00c followed by the second episode on Saturday, December 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/04/13 - 01:03 PM]
Rick Allen Named Lead Race Announcer for NBC Sports Group's Upcoming NASCAR Coverage
Alongside Allen in the NBC Sports Broadcast booth will be current driver Jeff Burton, who announced yesterday that he also will be joining NBC's multi-platform NASCAR coverage.

[12/04/13 - 12:50 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demos; 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschool Network for 35th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 25-December 1.

[12/04/13 - 12:44 PM]
TV Land Renews "The Soul Man," Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash, for Third Season
"We're so proud to have this show in our portfolio of sitcoms," said Larry W. Jones.

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[03/17/18 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Scores Another Victory for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Zachary Knighton latest bound for "Magnum, P.I." at CBS; James Davis to round out NBC's "Friends-in-Law"; and David Tennant to join Jennifer Garner in HBO's "Camping."

[03/16/18 - 12:58 PM]
Paramount Network Presents "It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards"
When Wayne Wolfe discovered that infamous serial killer Ed Edwards was his estranged grandfather he became compelled to answer one potentially life-altering question - are killers born, or are they made?

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
USA Network Renews "The Sinner" for Season 2
Season two lures Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) back to his hometown in rural New York to assess an unsettling and heart wrenching crime - parents murdered by their 11-year-old son, with no apparent motive.

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
"Elvis Presley: The Searcher," Two-Part Music Documentary Chronicling His Creative Journey, Debuts April 14 on HBO
The project follows his creative journey from childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

[03/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Jake McDorman and Nik Dodani Join the Cast of "Murphy Brown" When It Returns to CBS
McDorman will play Avery, Murphy's millennial journalist son who is following in his mother's footsteps, perhaps too closely, and has his mother's competitive spirit and quick wit.

[03/16/18 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Gives MacGyver a Run for His Money in All-New Series "Last Outpost"
Backcountry builders Clint Greathouse and Todd Anderson create one-of-a-kind builds, using nothing but recycled parts, out-of-the box creativity, and sheer determination.

[03/16/18 - 09:21 AM]
Food Network Launches New Snapchat Show "Chopped U" Headlined by Lazarus Lynch
New episodes of the six-week show air Sundays on Snapchat's Discover page, and previously released episodes will be available using Snapchat's Search feature.

[03/16/18 - 09:16 AM]
Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn and Lamorne Morris to Star in National Geographic's "Valley of the Boom," Six-Part Limited Series Set in '90s Tech Bubble from STXtv
John Karna, Oliver Cooper and Dakota Shapiro also star in the project.

[03/16/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Tournament Coverage
The Eye's primetime portion leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Reveals Premiere Date and Sneak Peek for "Patrick Melrose"
The Benedict Cumberbatch-led drama will launch on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:55 AM]
Freed's Bakery Serves Up More Show-Stopping Cakes in New Season of "Vegas Cakes"
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Monday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:10 AM]
EPIX Captures Espionage Drama "Deep State"
Starring Mark Strong and Joe Dempsie, the gritty new drama is set to premiere on Sunday, June 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:06 AM]
"Long Island Medium" Returns to TLC on Sunday, April 8th with All New Emotional Episodes and a Star-Studded Finale
Last December, the season ended with a question mark over Theresa and Larry's relationship as fans followed them through what has been their most emotional and personal journey yet.

[03/16/18 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim Kicks Down the Door to the Festival Market
Adult Swim announced today that it is expanding its portfolio of live experiences with the debut of the new Adult Swim Festival, October 6-7, in Downtown Los Angeles.