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[12/09/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 9
Updates include: Patrick Heusinger to lead NBC's "Tin Man"; Bette Midler to star in "Mae West" biopic for HBO; and "The Sound of Music Live!" producers circle next live production for NBC.

[12/09/13 - 02:51 PM]
"Gold Rush" Breaks Season Viewership Records with 4.22 Million Viewers on Dec. 6
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, December 6.

[12/09/13 - 02:50 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank," "Bones" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for A&E's "After the First 48," TLC's "Four Weddings" and Travel's "The Dead Files."

[12/09/13 - 02:34 PM]
#8 Missouri and #13 Oklahoma State Square Off in AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on FOX
FOX Sports has been the television home of the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic since 1999.

[12/09/13 - 02:24 PM]
On Thursday's "Katie" an Exclusive Reunion with the Cast of "Murphy Brown"
Candice Bergen, Faith Ford, Charles Kimbrough, Joe Regalbuto, and Grant Shaud will reunite to share behind-the-scenes stories for the iconic show's 25th anniversary.

[12/09/13 - 02:00 PM]
Giuliana Rancic Sits Down with One of Televisions Biggest Personalities for a Tell-All Interview When "E! Entertainment Special: Nene Leakes" Premieres Monday, December 16th at 10PM ET/PT on E!
Giuliana sits down exclusively with Leakes as she opens up about everything from her difficult early childhood to "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."

[12/09/13 - 01:46 PM]
A&E Launches a New Original Series "Don't Trust Andrew Mayne" Premiering Monday, January 13th at 10PM ET/PT
From explosions, to disappearing cars and slight-of-hand, Andrew's charm and wit leaves unsuspecting men and women in disbelief.

[12/09/13 - 01:29 PM]
Netflix Elects Greg Whiteley's "Mitt" to Join Original Documentary Slate
The original documentary - premiering Friday, January 24 - provides an intimate, rarely seen, behind-the-scenes look at a candidate running for the presidency.

[12/09/13 - 12:57 PM]
Disney's "Sofia the First: The Floating Palace" Soars to 7.6 Million Total Viewers in Live + 7
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 24.

[12/09/13 - 12:47 PM]
Animal Planet's "Cold River Cash" Follows Maine's Fiercest Fishermen in Their Mad Rush to Cash in on Surprisingly Valuable Elver Eels
The new eight-episode series launches Thursday, January 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/09/13 - 12:11 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Delivers Series Record Live + 7 Day Lift in Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of November 18-24.

[12/09/13 - 11:36 AM]
Discovery Channel Invites Viewers to Step Inside the Ring in New Reality Series "The Fighters"
The eight-part series launches Thursday, January 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[12/09/13 - 11:11 AM]
The Hit Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Californication" to Conclude Its Remarkable Run with 12 Episodes
Viewers will take one last romp with Hank Moody when the hit comedy series' seventh season premieres in April.

[12/09/13 - 11:00 AM]
"VH1's Couples Therapy" Is Back on Thursday, January 2 at 9pm ET/PT for the Most Emotional Season to Date
This season's cast includes: Taylor Armstrong & John Bluher, Jon Gosselin & Liz Janetta, Ghostface Killah & Kelsey Nykole, Whitney Mixter & Sada Bettencourt and Farrah Abraham.

[12/09/13 - 10:46 AM]
Westminster Kennel Club and FOX Sports Reach Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Agreement to the Masters Agility Championship at Westminster
In the first event of the agreement, America's greatest canine athletes will take over prime time on FOX Sports 1, Saturday, February 8 (7-9 p.m. ET), live from Pier 94 in New York City.

[12/09/13 - 10:43 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Moves Up to #1 for the Week among Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 18-24.

[12/09/13 - 10:35 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" to Wreck More Havoc with Third Season
Eric Andre and his laid back co-host Hannibal Buress will be back for a third season of "The Eric Andre Show" on Adult Swim in 2014.

[12/09/13 - 10:23 AM]
"Bonnie & Clyde" Delivers 9.8 Million Total Viewers in Simulcast Across A+E Networks
A+E Networks spins the numbers for Sunday, December 8.

[12/09/13 - 10:11 AM]
The Battle of the Bulbs Is Lighting Up... "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Premieres Tonight on ABC
The LEDs will be blazing tonight as 20 families begin competing in a first of its kind competition to create the best Christmas light display.

[12/09/13 - 10:02 AM]
"The Dovekeepers," a Four-Hour Miniseries Event from Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, Coming to CBS in 2015
The miniseries is the first project from CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Studios' recently announced Limited Series and Event Programming unit.

[12/09/13 - 10:01 AM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Season 11 Auditions Start Monday, January 13 in Atlanta, GA
Auditions are also coming to New Orleans, LA on Friday, January 31 and Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, March 23.

[12/09/13 - 09:48 AM]
T.I. & Tiny Get Animated in VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: Holiday Hustle Special" Airing on 12/16 @ 8PM ET/PT
In the hour-long special, T.I., Tiny and their six kids travel from Atlanta to the North Pole in hopes of saving Christmas after Santa disappears just days before.

[12/09/13 - 09:38 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents the World Television Premiere of "The Rolling Stones: Sweet Summer Sun - Return to Hyde Park" Friday, December 20 at 9PM ET / PT
The documentary follows The Rolling Stones as they returned to Hyde Park, London in the summer of 2013 almost 44 years to the day after their legendary free concert in July 1969.

[12/09/13 - 09:30 AM]
Sara Bareilles to Perform at "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards"
"So happy to be able to perform 'Brave' on the People's Choice Awards," said Bareilles. "I've always loved watching the show and am excited to be a part of it."

[12/09/13 - 09:14 AM]
Boomerang's Got a Special Christmas Party Invite with Your Name on It
Spotlighted guests of this onscreen television party, from Tom & Jerry to Papa Smurf to The Powerpuff Girls, span nearly four decades of cartoon history from the late 1960s through the early 2000s.

[12/09/13 - 09:13 AM]
The Wait Is Over, Kittens... "RuPaul's Drag Race" Returns to Logo TV for a Sixth Season with the Most Transformative Cast of Queens Yet
This February, Logo TV introduces 14 of the nation's fiercest drag queens who will compete for the crown and determine who will walk away with a $100,000 cash prize.

[12/09/13 - 09:13 AM]
Video: First Look Promo of History's Hit Scripted Series "Vikings"
The show's second season rolls out this February on the cable channel.

[12/09/13 - 09:02 AM]
Artists Salute Honorees for "The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to Air Sunday, Dec. 29
Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and Carlos Santana are among this year's honorees.

[12/09/13 - 08:36 AM]
Big Ten Championship Earns Highest Rating Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, December 7.

[12/09/13 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" Hits a Season High and "Once Upon a Time" Grows to 5-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 8.

[12/09/13 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Sixth Week with "Sunday Night Football"
Plus: NFL coverage also sparks big gains for FOX's animated lineup.

[12/09/13 - 08:17 AM]
NBC Leads in All Key Categories Sunday Night Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 8.

[12/09/13 - 08:10 AM]
TLC Premieres New Series "Escaping the Prophet" on Tuesday, January 7 at 10/9C
The six-episode series documents the efforts of former FLDS member Flora Jessop as she helps families flee the community.

[12/09/13 - 08:05 AM]
Season Two of "Insane Clown Posse Theater" Premieres on Fuse Wednesday, December 11 at 11:30 PM ET
For the second season premiere, Insane Clown Posse will hang out with Judah Friedlander and provide their twisted take on several popular music videos from some of the biggest names in music.

[12/09/13 - 07:29 AM]
Pulitzer Prize-Winner David Remnick to Join NBCUniversal's Olympics Coverage in Sochi
Remnick, the former Moscow Bureau Chief for The Washington Post, will contribute to NBC's coverage of the Opening Ceremony and will offer commentary for NBC News in Sochi.

[12/09/13 - 07:02 AM]
USA Network Announces Powerful New Thursday Night Lineup with Hit Series "Suits" and Denis Leary's New Original Comedy "Sirens" Premiering Thursday, March 6
Plus: "Psych" returns on Wednesday, January 8 and "White Collar" resumes its run on Thursday, January 9.

[12/09/13 - 07:01 AM]
Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler to Host VH1's "Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights + Six Shows"
Cannon and Keibler will host all six live concert telecasts, taking place throughout the New York City and New Jersey area as part of the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz working with the NFL.

[12/09/13 - 06:20 AM]
Bravo Media Welcomes Superstar Comic Kathy Griffin Back for Record-Setting Special, "Kathy Griffin: Record Breaker," on Wednesday, December 18 at 8PM ET/PT
Griffin returns to the stage to perform her 20th televised comedy special, a feat that no other comic, male or female, has ever achieved.

[12/09/13 - 06:09 AM]
Curt Schilling Joins ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball"
Schilling will serve as a "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst alongside play-by-play commentator Dan Shulman and fellow analyst and former Philadelphia Phillies teammate John Kruk.

[12/08/13 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with Ohio State/Michigan State Thriller
The network trumps competitive college football coverage on ABC and CBS.

[12/08/13 - 08:46 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Match Its Highest Rating in Metered-Market Households Since March 9
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 7.

[12/07/13 - 08:56 AM]
"Grimm" Delivers Its Second Largest Audience Ever in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 6.

[12/07/13 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Shares Demos with NBC
CBS - absent its usual lineup - falls to third place in both categories.

[12/07/13 - 08:19 AM]
Friday's #1 TV Show, ABC's "Shark Tank" Hits a Series High in Total Viewers and a Season High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 6.

[12/06/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 6
Updates include: Sutton Foster to lead TV Land's "Younger"; Drew Goddard to shepherd Netflix's "Daredevil"; and Zack Stentz, Ashley Miller behind latest "Terminator" TV series.

[12/06/13 - 04:10 PM]
FOX Cuts "Dads" Order to 19 Episodes
The three-episode cut follows last month's news that FOX will place the series on hiatus following its February 11 telecast.

[12/06/13 - 03:33 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate 2013 November Sweep
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 25-29 plus the November sweeps period to date.

[12/06/13 - 03:23 PM]
NBC's "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Delivers Its Biggest Audience in People Meter History
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 28.

[12/06/13 - 03:05 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Sound of Music," "Big Bang Theory" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Courtney Loves Dallas," truTV's "Panic Button" and VH1's "Mob Wives."

[12/06/13 - 02:28 PM]
AMC Pulls the Plug on "Low Winter Sun"
The news marks the first scripted drama at the network not to get a second season since 2010's "Rubicon."







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