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[12/16/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 16
Updates include: Rosie Perez cast in ABC's "An American Education"; Telma Hopkins boards FX's "Braddock & Jackson"; and Kevin Zegers joins FOX's "Gracepoint."

[12/16/13 - 02:24 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Whale Wars," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: 12 Dresses of Christmas" and Syfy's "Haven."

[12/16/13 - 01:22 PM]
Hallmark Channel Moves Up "When Calls the Heart" Series Premiere to Saturday, January 11
Originally set for Sundays at 8:00/7:00c, the new series will now air Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/16/13 - 01:19 PM]
CBS Rings in 2014 with All-New Episodes of Its Hit Comedies and Dramas, Beginning Thursday, Jan. 2
The Eye details the winter premieres of its original series (SPOILERS!).

[12/16/13 - 01:18 PM]
TLC Sweetens Up Monday Nights with a Double Dose Of Buddy
Look for the return of "Cake Boss" on Monday, December 30 at 9:00/8:00c followed by the relocated "Bakery Boss."

[12/16/13 - 01:09 PM]
"MythBusters" Celebrates 11 Year Anniversary with All-New Episodes Beginning Saturday, January 4
Highlights include a "Star Wars" themed episode featuring Sophia Bush.

[12/16/13 - 12:41 PM]
"Person of Interest" Scores Its Largest Live Plus 7-Day Lift Ever
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of November 25-December 1.

[12/16/13 - 12:12 PM]
TLC Shares the Romance and Realities of International Relationships in "90 Day Fiance"
The six-episode series premieres Sunday, January 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/16/13 - 12:12 PM]
Horse Racing's Top Gamblers Place Their High-Stakes Bets When "Horseplayers" Premieres Tuesday, January 21
The series follows the lifestyles of a diverse cast of handicappers as they compete for a chance to face off in the annual National Handicapping Championship.

[12/16/13 - 11:51 AM]
NBC Olympics and Yahoo Extend Digital Alliance with Content and Promotion for 2014 Olympic Winter Games
"Yahoo's massive U.S. audience will now have easy, one-click access to NBC Olympics' exclusive and robust digital Olympic video assets," said Rick Cordella.

[12/16/13 - 11:38 AM]
The Girls Are Back In Townsville! "The Powerpuff Girls" Save the World Before Bedtime Again In All-New Special
"Dance Pantsed," featuring the original voice cast, premieres Monday, January 20 at 7:30/6:30c.

[12/16/13 - 11:38 AM]
Bravo and Oxygen Media Earn Record Ratings in 2013
Bravo and Oxygen spin the numbers for the year to date.

[12/16/13 - 11:18 AM]
"Homeland" Season Three Finale Delivers Series' Highest-Rated Episode and Night Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 15.

[12/16/13 - 11:08 AM]
Golf Channel Unveils New Logo - Logo Scheduled for May 2014 Rollout
The new version will replace the network's transitional logo, which has been used on Golf Channel and NBC since the network became part of the NBC Sports Group in 2011.

[12/16/13 - 10:51 AM]
New Cast Added to Robert Rodriguez's Highly-Anticipated "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Including Adrianne Palicki, Jake Busey and Lane Garrison
The 10-episode series will serve as the first scripted original to air on the network which will be available nationally beginning the week of December 15.

[12/16/13 - 10:30 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Sets a New High in TV playback for Its 3rd Straight Telecast
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 25-December 1.

[12/16/13 - 10:05 AM]
truTV Rings Up More Episodes of Breakout Hit "Hardcore Pawn"
The cable channel has ordered 13 episodes in this latest round, bringing the season eight total to 26.

[12/16/13 - 09:59 AM]
TV One Launches Production on "R&B Divas LA" Season Two - Announces Two New Divas
Chrisette Michele and Leela James will join returning cast members Chanté Moore, Lil' Mo, Michel'le and Claudette Ortiz.

[12/16/13 - 09:56 AM]
"True Detective," Drama Series Starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew Mcconaughey, Debuts Jan. 12, Exclusively on HBO
Michelle Monaghan, Kevin Dunn, Tory Kittles, Michael Potts, Elizabeth Reaser, Shea Whigham, Clarke Peters, Jay O. Sanders and Lili Simmons also star in the eight-episode series.

[12/16/13 - 09:41 AM]
Marc Buhaj Named Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD
Buhaj was most recently Senior Vice President, International Original Series and Co-Productions, Disney Television Animation.

[12/16/13 - 09:37 AM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Global App, "SpongeBob Moves In," Spreads Yuletide Greetings This Holiday Season
The app gets in to the holiday spirit with a brand-new update featuring new characters; buildings; recipes and decorations.

[12/16/13 - 09:34 AM]
Sundance Channel to Deck the Halls with Comedy King Mel Brooks' Finest
"Oy! to the World: A Mel Brooks Christmas Marathon" airs Wednesday, December 25 on the network.

[12/16/13 - 09:21 AM]
"Salvage City" Premieres on Discovery Channel Sunday, December 22
The three-part series will air back-to-back-to-back beginning at 11 AM ET/PT on said date.

[12/16/13 - 09:02 AM]
ABC and Dick Clark Productions Announce Date for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards
The latest installment will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18.

[12/16/13 - 08:59 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Claims Demo Crown with NFL Overrun
The network slips past NBC among adults 18-49 last night.

[12/16/13 - 08:46 AM]
National Geographic Channel's First Do-It-Yourself Series "Building Wild" Constructs Outrageous Retreats in America's Last Frontiers
The series - featuring Paul DiMeo and Pat "Tuffy" Bakaitis - premieres Tuesday, January 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[12/16/13 - 08:33 AM]
"Once Upon a Time" Is Up in L7 from Spring to Fall, "Revenge" Draws a 6-Week High and "Betrayal" Draws a 10-Week High in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 15.

[12/16/13 - 08:32 AM]
Sisters with a Vengeance: '90s R&B Supergroup SWV Back Together Again on New WE tv Series, "SWV Reunited," Premiering Thursday, January 16 at 10PM ET/PT
The six-episode series follows Grammy(R) nominated Sisters With Voices (SWV) during their make-it-or-break-it comeback tour.

[12/16/13 - 08:07 AM]
NBC Sports' Coverage of Last Night's Cincinnati Bengals-Pittsburgh Steelers Game Leads the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 15.

[12/16/13 - 07:56 AM]
History Announces Brand New Series "Appalachian Outlaws" - Series Showcases a New and Dangerously Frenzied Money Grab in the Appalachian Mountains
The newcomer launches Thursday, January 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[12/16/13 - 07:55 AM]
History Announces Brand New Series "The Curse of Oak Island"
The series - about a mysterious, and possibly booby-trapped island that has fired the imagination of treasure hunters for more than 200 years - premieres Sunday, January 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/16/13 - 07:06 AM]
Cable, Satellite & Telco Customers Can Verify Subscriptions Now to Access More Than 1,000 Hours of Sochi Olympics Live Streaming Content
For the first time in the history of the Winter Games, all competition across all 15 sports, including each medal-winning performance in all 98 events, will be live streamed on NBCOlympics.com.

[12/16/13 - 07:00 AM]
FOX Sports Renews Exclusive Rights to UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League Through 2017/18 Season
FOX Sports has been the English and Spanish language rights holder in the U.S. and Caribbean for the Champions League since the 2009/10 season and Europa League since 2012/13.

[12/16/13 - 06:01 AM]
"Breaking Bad" Spin-off "Better Call Saul" Coming to Netflix Streaming Members Globally in 2014
In the U.S. and Canada, the complete first season of "Saul" will be available to Netflix members after its season finale on AMC Networks.

[12/15/13 - 09:07 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in Both Metered-Market Households and 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 14.

[12/15/13 - 09:05 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" Sparks CBS Victory
"Frosty the Snowman" and "Frosty Returns" likewise push the Eye in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/14/13 - 08:55 AM]
"Grimm" Ties as the #1 Scripted Show of the Night on the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 13.

[12/14/13 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Shark Tank" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The Alphabet keeps CBS - with the return of its original lineup - at bay among adults 18-49.

[12/14/13 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Show (Season High) and "20/20" Spiking Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 13.

[12/13/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 13
Updates include: TNT greenlights a pair of drama pilots; Rob Corddry boards HBO's "Ballers"; and Matthew Perry to star in, co-write "The Odd Couple" revival at CBS.

[12/13/13 - 03:34 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," "Thursday Night Football" Top Demos
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Rodeo Girls," Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" and VH1's "Mob Wives."

[12/13/13 - 02:16 PM]
Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" Presents "Christmas Carol Week" Featuring Musical Performances with Stephen Colbert Each Night During the Week of December 16 at 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
Gregg Allman, Cyndi Lauper, Alan Cumming, Aaron Neville and The Blind Boys of Alabama among those slated to perform.

[12/13/13 - 12:29 PM]
LMN Presents New Original Movie "House of Secrets" Premiering Wednesday, January 1
Bianca Lawson, Neil Jackson, Stephanie Jacobsen and Brendan Fehr star in the network's latest original presentation.

[12/13/13 - 12:21 PM]
TLC Opens a Door to New Obsessions, Atypical Addictions, and Creative Compulsions
Look for season five of "My Strange Addiction" to roll out on Wednesday, January 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/13/13 - 09:25 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday Leading CBS to Nightly Win in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 12.

[12/13/13 - 08:51 AM]
Night Three of "The Sing-Off" Ranks #2 in Its Highly Competitive Time Period, Out-Rating FOX's "The X Factor" for a Second Straight Night
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 12.

[12/13/13 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Pushes CBS Back on Top
Both "Big Bang" and "The Millers" are up double-digits from last week among adults 18-49.

[12/13/13 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's Winter Finale of "Grey's" Is Up by Double Digits and "Scandal" Hits 2-Month Highs with Big Year-to-Year Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 12.

[12/13/13 - 08:18 AM]
"ESPN Friday Night Fights" Returns January 3 with World Title Showdown
The first of 2014's 26 telecasts, from the Target Center in Minneapolis, is co-promoted by former Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and his promotional company Iron Mike Productions.

[12/13/13 - 07:52 AM]
New Series "Looking," Starring Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez and Murray Bartlett, from Michael Lannan and Andrew Haigh, Debuts Jan. 19, Exclusively on HBO
The series explores the exciting and varied options available to a new generation of gay men, seeking fulfillment in love and life.







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[11/20/14 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Modern Family" Powers Demo Victory for ABC
The Alphabet's flagship comedy is also up nearly 20% from last week among adults 18-49.

[11/20/14 - 07:58 AM]
A Special "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" from Murray State University Premieres Saturday, November 22 at 11 A.M. ET/PT
Hosts Cody Alan and Katie Cook join the energetic and spirited Murray State student body, who beat out colleges from across the country to prove they have the biggest country music fans.

[11/20/14 - 07:42 AM]
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Return to "Portlandia" - Season 5 Premieres January 8 at 10pm ET/PT on IFC
Guest starts this season include Vanessa Bayer, Ed Begley Jr., Steve Buscemi, Shepard Fairey, Greta Gerwig, Peter Giles, Jeff Goldblum, Matt Groening, Anna Gunn, Justin Long and Jane Lynch.

[11/20/14 - 07:31 AM]
College Football: North Dakota State at Montana Opens 2015 Season in Second Annual FCS Kickoff
Last year's inaugural FCS Kickoff - played the Saturday prior to the first Football Bowl Subdivision games - featured Eastern Washington defeating Sam Houston State 56-35.

[11/20/14 - 07:13 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Travels to Mexico for Spicy Three-Part Finale Beginning Wednesday, January 28 at 9PM ET/PT
After next week's hiatus, "Top Chef" returns on Wednesday, December 3 at 10pm ET/PT with the highly anticipated Restaurant Wars episode.

[11/20/14 - 07:04 AM]
Top Teams Announced for 2015 ESPN Events Early-Season Men's Basketball Tournaments
The four multi-day, destination events consisting of the Gildan Charleston Classic, Puerto Rico Tip-Off, DIRECTV Wooden Legacy and Orlando Classic are bracket-format tournaments featuring 12 games over three days.

[11/20/14 - 06:13 AM]
Bravo Media Scores Best Tuesday Prime Among All Key Demos Year To-Date
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 18.

[11/20/14 - 06:06 AM]
Make a New Year's Resolution to Fall in Love - With Hallmark Channel!
This January, Hallmark Channel promises to sweep viewers off their feet with six all-new Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere movies, bringing viewers love stories that are sure to warm up even the coldest winter weekends.

[11/20/14 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon to Debut the Highly-Anticipated Dramatic Comedy "Mozart in the Jungle" on December 23 in the US, UK and Germany
Gael Garcia Bernal, Saffron Burrows, Hannah Dunne, Lola Kirke and Peter Vack star in the 10-episode series.

[11/19/14 - 03:33 PM]
Netflix Orders Fourth Season of "Longmire"
10 new episodes of the series will premiere exclusively in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

[11/19/14 - 02:30 PM]
Powerful New Drama "Empire" Debuts Wednesday, January 7, with Limited Commercial Interruption, Following the Premiere of "American Idol XIV"
Additional premiere dates and schedule details to be announced.

[11/19/14 - 01:08 PM]
BBC America's Award-Winning Original Mini-Series "Luther" Returns in 2015
"Luther" will return as a two-part event special and will film in and around London in March and will premiere later next year on BBC America.

[11/19/14 - 12:32 PM]
First-Look: Season Two of "Salem" Returning to WGN America to April
Get your first tease of the new season, due in April on the network.

[11/19/14 - 12:00 PM]
First-Look Image for BBC America's New Original Drama Series "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell" Released
The series is based on The New York Times bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke and adapted by Peter Harness.

[11/19/14 - 11:55 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Mega Week" Is Bigger and Badder with Anacondas, Fast Cars and Naked Movie Stars
The week-long programming event kicks off Sunday, December 7 and continues through the following Sunday.