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[12/10/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 10
Updates include: Jerrod Carmichael lands pilot presentation at NBC; Twentieth Television renews "Divorce Court"; and Dann Florek to depart NBC's "Law & Order: SVU."

[12/10/13 - 10:00 PM]
Winners of Fourth Annual "American Country Awards" Announced
The two-hour special featured performances by Trace Adkins, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen, Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, Thomas Rhett, LeAnn Rimes and Darius Rucker.

[12/10/13 - 03:32 PM]
NBC to Rebroadcast "The Sound of Music Live!" This Saturday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c
Said encore will replace the previously announced presentation of "It's a Wonderful Life."

[12/10/13 - 03:08 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Monday Night Football," "Voice" Continue Reign
Plus: numbers for Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty," E!'s "After Shock: Heidi & Spencer" and truTV's "Full Throttle Saloon."

[12/10/13 - 03:00 PM]
Cowboys-Bears Is ESPN's Highest-Rated "Monday Night Football" Game of 2013 and the Most-Watched Show on Monday Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 9.

[12/10/13 - 02:44 PM]
Record Audience for ESPN2's FIFA World Cup Draw
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 6.

[12/10/13 - 02:27 PM]
Jim Jones and Chrissy Lampkin Hit the Beach for VH1's "Chrissy & Mr. Jones" Season 2 Finale, Premiering Monday, December 16 at 9PM
After a great summer, the finale shows Pudie heading back to school while Jim and Chrissy are off to Miami for a well-deserved break.

[12/10/13 - 01:59 PM]
High-Spirited Stories of the Old West Impart Lessons About Good Morals, Manners and Social Ethics for Kids Age 2-7 in Animated Series "Sheriff Callie's Wild West," Debuting Monday, January 20 on Disney Junior
Plus: an 11-minute preview episode will air as part of Disney Junior's "Magical Holidays on Disney Channel" programming event Friday, December 13.

[12/10/13 - 01:57 PM]
NBC Olympics Teams with "The Voice" on Promotional Campaign Featuring Season Four Winner Danielle Bradbery
The campaign, which debuts tonight on "The Voice," is built around Bradbery's performance of her song "My Day," which captures the inspirational message of the Olympic Games.

[12/10/13 - 01:36 PM]
Hundreds of Millions of Fans Tune to Record-Setting Coverage across ESPN Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for its college football coverage to date.

[12/10/13 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for Week Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/10/13 - 12:44 PM]
A&E Kicks Off Twitter Amplify Partnership with Exclusive Content from "Duck Dynasty" Christmas Special
Twitter Amplify is a cross-platform tool which allows Twitter users to enjoy exclusive photos and videos, brought to fans by brands.

[12/10/13 - 12:39 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" and "Elementary" Both Add More Than Four Million Viewers in L3 Lift from Last Thursday's Broadcasts
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, December 5.

[12/10/13 - 12:04 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Tosh.0" for Seasons Six, Seven and Eight
Season five wraps tonight at 10:00/9:00c while season six is on tap for Tuesday, February 18.

[12/10/13 - 12:03 PM]
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's "Broad City" Comes to Comedy Central(R) on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Starting January 6, the entire premiere episode will be available to stream on cc.com and free on iTunes.

[12/10/13 - 11:48 AM]
Disney Channel Extends #1 Total Day TV Streak to 2 1/2 Years in Kids 6-11/Tweens; 24-Hour Disney Junior channel Nets 36th Consecutive #1 Ranking in Total Viewers and Kids 2-5
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/10/13 - 11:22 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: FOX, NBC Powered by Wild NFL Sunday
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Dude, You're Screwed," ABC Family's "Holidaze" and ION's "Christmas Belle."

[12/10/13 - 11:17 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: FOX Tops Big Night of College Football
Plus: numbers for TLC's "My Crazy Obsession," Hallmark's "Santa Switch" and Lifetime's "Christmas in the City."

[12/10/13 - 11:17 AM]
Cartoon Network "Hall of Game(TM)" Awards Returns for a Grand Slamming Fourth Year
Two brand new categories that feature beloved Cartoon Network shows will debut in 2014: "MVC: Most Valuable Cartoon" and "Best Boogie."

[12/10/13 - 11:08 AM]
MTV's College Network Names Pope Francis and Lorde 2013 "Man and Woman of the Year"
"Pope Francis and Lorde took unexpected stands on issues that mattered to them, challenging the beliefs of many in their respective communities," said Stephen Friedman.

[12/10/13 - 10:45 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 "Playing Tricks," Performed by Charles Esten
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge, and featured on this week's episode of "Nashville."

[12/10/13 - 10:40 AM]
"Bonnie & Clyde" Continues to Steal Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, December 9.

[12/10/13 - 10:38 AM]
Video: TBS's "King of the Nerds" Reveals 11 Competitors for Season 2
As previously announced, the new season rolls out on Thursday, January 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/10/13 - 10:38 AM]
NBC Greenlights Miniseries "Rosemary's Baby" - Four-Hour Project Serves as Adaptation of Author Ira Levin's Classic 1967 Horror Novel
Agnieszka Holland will direct from a script by Scott Abbott and James Wong.

[12/10/13 - 10:38 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Viewership Highest in 26 Years and Ratings Highest in 19 Years Through Week 13
CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[12/10/13 - 10:37 AM]
Week 16 Flex Scheduling: Dec. 22 Bears-Eagles Game Moves to NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
Plus: the New England Patriots-Baltimore Ravens game moves to 4:25 PM ET on CBS.

[12/10/13 - 10:35 AM]
E! Presents All-New Special About the World's Hottest Boy Band, "One Direction: Off the Charts"
Packed with exclusive interviews and footage that is sure to pique the interest of pop music lovers everywhere, the special premieres Wednesday, December 11 at 10:30/9:30c.

[12/10/13 - 10:24 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Is the Week's #1 Non-Sports Program in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/10/13 - 10:22 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Delivery Averages Rank #1 on Basic Cable Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/10/13 - 10:04 AM]
"Homeland" & "Masters of Sex" Deliver Highest-Rated Episodes of the Season!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 8.

[12/10/13 - 10:04 AM]
NBC Wins Week of Dec. 2-8 in 18-49 & Total Viewers, Ranking #1 for 6 of 7 Nights in 18-49 Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/10/13 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Is Up 14% Week to Week and Up 7% Year to Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/10/13 - 10:00 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Announces Additional Cities for Season 9 Open Auditions
The four-day bus tour will stop in four cities across the country, beginning in Nashville, Tennessee on January 28.

[12/10/13 - 09:55 AM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in P18-49 in Cable with Record-Breaking Sunday Night Ratings
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, December 8.

[12/10/13 - 09:48 AM]
ESPN Films' Upcoming "The Price of Gold" Focuses on Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan and the "Whack Heard Around the World" 20 Years Ago
The new "30 for 30" presentation, from filmmaker Nanette Burstein, premieres on Thursday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/10/13 - 09:33 AM]
OneRepublic to Perform at "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards"
OneRepublic will join the lineup with newly announced performer, Sara Bareilles, at this year's awards show.

[12/10/13 - 09:27 AM]
Stories of Extraordinary Physical and Emotional Transformation on TLC's "My 600-lb Life"
The series returns on Monday, January 7 at 9:00/8:00c with the first of eight new episodes.

[12/10/13 - 09:11 AM]
Season to Date, The CW Is Up +12% in Total Viewers Versus Last Season, Up +13% in Adults 18-49 and Flat in Adults 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/10/13 - 09:02 AM]
CBS and Victoria's Secret Launch Synced Second-Screen Experience for "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show"
Available in the CBS App for iOS, the synced experience will offer an enhanced viewing experience with information on the models, outfits and musical guests performing during this year's special.

[12/10/13 - 09:01 AM]
Capital Cities, Daughtry, Ariana Grande and The Fray to Perform on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014"
All join previously announced performers Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line, Jennifer Hudson, Enrique Iglesias and Robin Thicke.

[12/10/13 - 09:00 AM]
Syfy Celebrates the Holidays with "Being Human" and Christmas Day Movie Marathons
The "Being Human" season three marathon is just in time for its fourth season launch on Monday, January 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/10/13 - 08:47 AM]
The Fourth Season Debut of "The Sing-Off" Is Up 26% Versus Its Prior Debut in 18-49 and 58% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 9.

[12/10/13 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Debuts with Best December Time Slot Results in 5 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 9.

[12/10/13 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Remains in Front with "Voice" Original, "Sing-Off" Return
Plus: FOX's "Almost Human" is the only series to post week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[12/10/13 - 07:55 AM]
Cooking Channel Jumps Into January with "Spice of Life with Bal Arneson"
The newcomer launches Wednesday, January 8 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[12/10/13 - 07:52 AM]
Season 4 of IFC's "Portlandia" Returns Thursday, February 27 at 10pm With A Slew of Guest Stars
Vanessa Bayer, Kirsten Dunst, k.d. lang, Silas Weir Mitchell, Michael Nesmith, Maya Rudolph, Dan Savage, Nick Swardson and Olivia Wilde are among those on tap this season.

[12/10/13 - 07:08 AM]
Travel Channel's "Hotel Fixer" Anthony Melchiorri Kicks Off the New Year with Six Covert-Style "Hotel Impossible Undercover" Specials, Checking Up on Properties from Past Seasons
Plus: the compelling new fourth season of "Hotel Impossible" premieres on Monday, January 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/10/13 - 07:01 AM]
VH1 Ushers in the New Year with 57 "Happy Endings"
The series will begin airing on VH1 with a marathon of every episode beginning Tuesday, December 31 before settling into its new home on Wednesday nights starting January 8.

[12/10/13 - 05:36 AM]
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Announces Its Third Selection, "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd
Kidd's new book is about two unforgettable women, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.

[12/10/13 - 04:00 AM]
MTV Names Miley Cyrus Best Artist of 2013
Additionally, according to traffic data from music discovery site, Artists.MTV.com, Cyrus had the year's most visited artist page.







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