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[12/11/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 11
Updates include: FX to give series order to "Tyrant"; WE tv latest to take stab at "Suburban Shootout" import; and ABC lands "Grand Central," based on a Stephen King short story.

[12/11/13 - 03:06 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "NCIS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for HGTV's "Income Property," Discovery's "A Very Amish Christmas" and Lifetime's "Dance Moms: Holiday Special."

[12/11/13 - 02:03 PM]
Stick a Fork in It: Ratings for "Sons of Anarchy" Finale a Winner
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 10 plus confirms the show's seventh season will premiere in Fall 2014.

[12/11/13 - 01:26 PM]
TLC Reunites with Some of Your Favorite UK Gypsies in Two All New Specials Airing This December
Look for "A Very Merry Gypsy Christmas" on Thursday, December 19 followed by "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: Luck of the Irish" on Thursday, December 26.

[12/11/13 - 01:12 PM]
Exclusive Perofrmance by Ron Burgundy and Christopher Cross, Thursday, December 19 on "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
The two will sing Cross' classic "Ride Like the Wind."

[12/11/13 - 01:10 PM]
Velocity Invites Viewers to "Cars and Coffee" Every Weekday Morning
The three-hour block features the best episodes of top-rated Velocity series including "Chasing Classic Cars" and "What's My Car Worth?"

[12/11/13 - 01:05 PM]
Starz and Encore Honor the Great Liberator: Nelson Mandela
Mandela (1996), Mandela and de Klerk (1997) and Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002) will be simulcast of both networks this Saturday, December 14.

[12/11/13 - 12:43 PM]
A U.S. Serviceman's Family Receives the Surprise of a Lifetime as Part of This Week's "Last Man Standing" Episode
The producers of "Last Man Standing" gave the family of real-life sailor, Petty Officer First Class Raymond McKnight, an early Christmas present.

[12/11/13 - 12:29 PM]
"Grimm" Sets L+3 Series Records for Biggest 18-49 Rating Increase and Biggest L+3 Overall Audience
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, December 6.

[12/11/13 - 12:08 PM]
Tom Ascheim Named President, ABC Family
Ascheim, who has served as executive vice president and General Manager of Nickelodeon Television and CEO of Newsweek, will start in his new role effective immediately.

[12/11/13 - 12:02 PM]
Home of Hip Hop Legend Gets Major Transformation in New DIY Network Series "Rev Run's Renovation"
The 10-episode series launches Saturday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/11/13 - 11:49 AM]
Crackle Now Available on Apple TV
Plus: Apple TV will be the first platform to offer Crackle's content in HD.

[12/11/13 - 11:36 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's No. 1 Show Returns for Another Season of House Calls in "The Incredible Dr. Pol"
This season, Dr. Pol's son Charles is still home to help his parents and Dr. Brenda with the clinic, while Dr. Pol's wife, Diane, keeps the clinic in tip-top order!

[12/11/13 - 11:15 AM]
The Full Casts of "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chats During the East Coast Broadcasts of Their All-New Holiday Episodes, Tonight, Wednesday, December 11
Fans should tweet at the cast's handles directly and include #MelissaandJoeyChat or #BabyDaddyChat.

[12/11/13 - 11:06 AM]
A+E Networks to Launch New Network - FYI(TM)
BIO Channel will be rebranded as FYI, a contemporary lifestyle network reflecting how people actually live their lives today.

[12/11/13 - 11:01 AM]
"FOX NOW" Available Now for Xbox One, Supporting More Digital Platforms Than Any Other Broadcast Network Streaming App
FOX NOW allows Xbox Live Gold members to stream full episodes of FOX's popular series as well as special video content, directly from their Xbox One.

[12/11/13 - 10:41 AM]
All New One Hour E! Entertainment Special "Biggest Reality Scandals" Premieres Monday, December 16th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The special profiles how some of the most popular shows have made ordinary people very famous in an instant and how some have become infamous for a lifetime.

[12/11/13 - 10:06 AM]
Spike TV Options Script for Carl Hiaasen's Best-Selling Novel, "Basket Case"
Rob Reiner is set to direct while Alex Taub will pen the script to the potential series.

[12/11/13 - 09:48 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows Week to Week to Score 2-Year Highs
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 25-29.

[12/11/13 - 09:47 AM]
Sundance Channel Partners with Entertainment One to Co-Develop Scripted Original Series "Reaching for Heaven"
The project is a family drama about what happens to a marriage and family when one parent suddenly becomes religious.

[12/11/13 - 09:34 AM]
"Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Is Tuesday's #1 Program in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 10.

[12/11/13 - 09:33 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Fourth Season of "Episodes"
The new season of the Showtime and BBC co-production will include nine episodes and will go back into production in 2014.

[12/11/13 - 09:33 AM]
MTV Is Ringing in 2014 with the "Girl Code Presents: New Year's Code" Special Starting December 31 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Cast members from "Girl Code" and "Guy Code" will give the "code" for New Year's Eve parties, midnight kisses, 2014 resolutions and how to recover from that NYE hangover.

[12/11/13 - 09:28 AM]
Intimacy Turns Into Medical Emergencies on TLC's "Sex Sent Me to the ER"
The four-part series will now launch Saturday, December 28 at 10:00/9:00c on TLC with encores on Discovery Fit & Health on subsequent Fridays.

[12/11/13 - 09:00 AM]
Celebrate 30 Years of Disney Holiday Magic on Christmas Morning! "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" Airs December 25 on ABC
Neil Patrick Harris and Nick Cannon will join television anchor Lara Spencer in the holly jolly spotlight to host the television special.

[12/11/13 - 08:59 AM]
ABC News and People Magazine Present: "The Year" - Anchored by Robin Roberts
The two-hour premieres Thursday, December 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the Alphabet.

[12/11/13 - 08:57 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Set a Series Record in Total Viewers, Topping the Previous High Set with the Show's Second Season Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 10.

[12/11/13 - 08:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Winter Schedule
Newly announced premieres include "Workaholics" (Wednesday, January 22), "Review" (Tuesday, February 18) and "TripTank" (Wednesday, April 2).

[12/11/13 - 08:45 AM]
Food, Fun and Five Talented Co-Hosts Are on the Menu in New Daytime Series "The Kitchen"
Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Marcela Valladolid and Geoffrey Zakarian are among said hosts of the series, premiering Saturday, January 4.

[12/11/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Katie" Grows to Its Most-Watched Sweep Since February
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 25-29.

[12/11/13 - 08:38 AM]
"Millionaire" Hits Season-Highs in Homes, Viewers and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 25-29.

[12/11/13 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS," "Victoria's Secret" Spark CBS Victory
The Eye's annual "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" presentation is the top draw among adults 18-49 last night.

[12/11/13 - 08:24 AM]
TNT Claims Four of Basic Cable's Top 15 Original Series for 2013, More Than Any Other Network
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/11/13 - 08:19 AM]
TBS on Track to Win 2013 Primetime with Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/11/13 - 08:19 AM]
"SHIELD" Is #1 in Men 18-34 for its 10th Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 10.

[12/11/13 - 08:01 AM]
Moscow-Based TV Journalist Vladimir Pozner to Join NBCUniversal's Olympics Coverage in Sochi
Pozner will appear with Bob Costas on the late night show, offering a Russian perspective of the Games.

[12/11/13 - 08:00 AM]
Crackle Greenlights Season Three of Hit Orignal Series "Chosen" Ahead of Season 2 Debut
Packed with non-stop action and shocking plot twists, the second season of "Chosen" premieres on Thursday, December 12.

[12/11/13 - 07:25 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored with Five Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Nominations, Tied for the Most Noms in the Network's History
Edie Falco became the most nominated television performer in SAG Awards history with her 20th nomination this morning for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series.

[12/11/13 - 06:20 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO tops all networks with 15 nominations while "Breaking Bad" leads all series with four nods.

[12/11/13 - 05:54 AM]
Adult Swim Achieves Most-Watched Year in Its 12-Year History
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/11/13 - 05:22 AM]
Auburn's Gus Malzahn Winner of The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award
In addition, The John Mackey Award will also recognize Austin Seferian-Jenkins of Washington as outstanding tight end during The Cree LED Bulb Red Carpet Special at The Home Depot College Football Awards.

[12/11/13 - 03:01 AM]
BoJack Is Back and Only on Netflix!
Will Arnett and Aaron Paul will lend their voices to the 12-episode animated series, due in mid 2014.

[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.







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[07/16/18 - 02:30 PM]
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Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/16/18 - 02:09 PM]
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[07/16/18 - 12:43 PM]
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[07/16/18 - 12:30 PM]
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[07/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 10:44 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 10:31 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 10:11 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 09:31 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 09:17 AM]
"Diesel Brothers" Returns to Discovery Channel on July 30
Heavy D, Diesel Dave, and the Dieselsellerz crew are known worldwide for their crazy online videos and their incredible, over the top truck builds.

[07/16/18 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with Game Show Lineup
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[07/16/18 - 08:24 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 07:45 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 07:02 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 06:02 AM]
It's Official: "UnREAL" Moves to Hulu for Its Final Season
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