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[12/17/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 17
Updates include: Ashley Williams joins CBS's "Gaffigan"; Joshua Sasse tapped for title role in ABC's "Galavant"; and Lifetime eyes adaptation of Brian Stelter's "Top of the Morning."

[12/17/13 - 11:00 PM]
Winner Named Season Five Champion on "The Voice"
"The Voice" is the season's #1 unscripted series on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in every key demographic - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.

[12/17/13 - 04:11 PM]
Bravo Media's Monday Night Delivers Season Highs Among All Key Demos for "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and "Vanderpump Rules"
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, December 16.

[12/17/13 - 03:18 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Early Tease for the Highly-Anticipated Drama "Penny Dreadful"
The series stars Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Harry Treadaway, Billie Piper and Danny Sapani.

[12/17/13 - 03:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "MNF," "Voice" Continue Their Reign
Plus: numbers for E!'s "NeNe Leakes," VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: Holiday Hustle Special" and truTV's "Lizard Lick Towing."

[12/17/13 - 02:37 PM]
ESPN's "MNF": Ravens-Lions Telecast is Most-Watched Show on Monday Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 16.

[12/17/13 - 01:41 PM]
Coaches Shakira and Usher Return to Join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton in Season Six Premiere Of "The Voice" on Feb. 24-25
The new season will air Mondays and Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c on the Peacock.

[12/17/13 - 01:12 PM]
Hallmark Channel Owns the Holidays with Record Ratings for Its 12 New Original Movies Reaching 22.9 Million Unduplicated Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for its holiday movies to date.

[12/17/13 - 12:42 PM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Presents "Webstars II: More Kids Who Are Online Hits" Premiering Monday Dec. 30, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Benjamin "Lil P-Nut" Flores Jr., star of "The Haunted Hathaways," is featured in the special discussing how he became a viral hip-hop sensation.

[12/17/13 - 12:38 PM]
DIY Network Offers New Episodes of Seven Popular Series
Highlights include fresh episodes of "Bath Crashers" (Matt Muenster), "A Bryk at a Time" (Danielle Bryk), "Garage Gold" (Kraig Bantle) and "Rescue Renovation" (Kayleen McCabe).

[12/17/13 - 12:36 PM]
World Premiere Screening of "American Idol XIII" for Fans Across the Country Tuesday, January 14
After the multi-city free screening, there will be an interactive Q&A, featuring host Ryan Seacrest and judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr.

[12/17/13 - 12:30 PM]
Bravo Media Keeps It in the Family with Actors Bruce Dern & Laura Dern on a New Episode of the Emmy-Award Winning Series "Inside the Actors Studio"
Said installment airs Thursday, December 26 at 7:00/6:00c on the cable channel.

[12/17/13 - 12:19 PM]
More "Jim Rome on Showtime(R)" in 2014
The series is returning for a third season with new episodes starting on Wednesday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/17/13 - 12:11 PM]
National Geographic Channel Survey Reveals What Americans Really Want This Holiday Season Is to Survive Doomsday
The survey is tied to National Geographic Channel's "Doomsday Preppers," airing Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/17/13 - 12:00 PM]
NBC Greenlights 12-Hour Miniseries "A.D."
The project, due in spring 2015, will be produced by LightWorkers Media with Burnett, Downey and Richard Bedser serving as executive producers.

[12/17/13 - 11:29 AM]
Cartoon Network Ranks as Television's #1 Network for Early Prime Delivery of Boys 9-14 Across the Third Week of December
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/17/13 - 11:11 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Another Week, Another NFL Victory
Plus: numbers for USA's "Psych: The Musical," Hallmark's "Finding Christmas" and ION's "All I Want for Christmas."

[12/17/13 - 11:10 AM]
FOX Wraps the Fall with +9% Increase in Viewership
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/17/13 - 11:08 AM]
A&E(R) and Lifetime(R) Apps Available on Xbox 360 Today
The apps enable users to watch full episodes, full movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A&E and Lifetime programming.

[12/17/13 - 11:06 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: FOX Tops Demos with UFC
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Houston Beauty," A&E's "Flipping Vegas" and TLC's "Outrageous 911."

[12/17/13 - 10:54 AM]
Disney Channel Is Pacing as TV's #1 Total Day Network in 2013 to Date Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/17/13 - 10:32 AM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for 10th Time in 12 Weeks; "NCIS," "Big Bang Theory" Are Top Two Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/17/13 - 10:17 AM]
He's Approved! "Neal Brennan: Women and Black Dudes" Premieres on Comedy Central(R) Saturday, January 18 at Midnight ET/PT
Brennan is a three-time Emmy(R) nominated writer, director, producer, and stand-up comedian who recently was featured on Comedy Central's "The Half Hour."

[12/17/13 - 10:15 AM]
ABC Grows Its Overall Audience Year to Year for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/17/13 - 10:14 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 9-15 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/17/13 - 10:00 AM]
truTV Launches Sleek New "Watch truTV" Mobile App and Website, With Live Streaming Simulcast, On-Demand Content and Social Playback
Live streaming is the latest phase in the rollout of TV Everywhere, the industry-wide initiative that gives TV subscribers access to more of their favorite shows across a wide range of digital platforms.

[12/17/13 - 09:39 AM]
"48 Hours: Love, Hate & Obsession" Is the #1 Program at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 14.

[12/17/13 - 09:38 AM]
Science Channel's Idiot Abroad, Karl Pilkington, Ponders Life's Big Questions in the All-New Series "The Moaning of Life"
Two all-new episodes premiere back-to-back on Saturday, January 18 at 10:00/9:00c and 11:00/10:00c.

[12/17/13 - 09:38 AM]
GSN Greenlights New Original Series "It Takes a Church" Hosted by 2014 Grammy-Nominee Natalie Grant
In each one-hour episode, members of a Christian congregation play matchmaker in a competition to help an unattached fellow parishioner find their match.

[12/17/13 - 09:31 AM]
Sit Back, Relax and Get Comfy as Bravo Media Greenlights "The People's Couch"
The 12-episode pickup is a result of Bravo's successful three-episode run in October 2013.

[12/17/13 - 09:29 AM]
Katharine Linke Promoted to Vice President, Multi-Platform Programming, Disney Channels U.S.
Linke, who joined Disney in 2000, has oversight of the non-linear programming and scheduling strategy for Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD content on platforms.

[12/17/13 - 09:20 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Animated Series "Rabbids Invasion," Based on Ubisoft's Wildly Popular Rabbids Video Games
New episodes from the second season will wreak havoc beginning mid-2014.

[12/17/13 - 09:11 AM]
31st Annual William S. Paley Televison Festival Moves to the Famed Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland March 13-28, 2014
The first three honorees to be revealed for 2014 are "Veronica Mars," "Pretty Little Liars" and "American Horror Story: Coven."

[12/17/13 - 09:01 AM]
Pivot Acquires Fan Favorites "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Veronica Mars"
The block will feature back-to-back episodes Mondays through Fridays at 10:00/9:00c and 11:00/10:00c beginning January 13.

[12/17/13 - 09:00 AM]
E! Presents All-New Special "Sounding Off: The 2013 Year in Music" Debating the Year's Most Controversial Artists and Talked About Music Moments
Terrence Jenkins hosts the special, airing Friday, December 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/17/13 - 08:44 AM]
"The Sing-Off" Is Currently Topping Every Telecast of Its Prior Cycle from the Fall of 2011 and Every Telecast of Its First Cycle in December 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 16.

[12/17/13 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock's juggernaut is the most-watched program in total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[12/17/13 - 08:02 AM]
HBO Hosts "Girls Night Out" Jan. 6 with National Screenings of "Girls" in Eight Cities
Fans will gather to watch a live feed of the New York premiere as the cast appears on the red carpet and will be greeted by personalized messages from series creator Lena Dunham.

[12/17/13 - 07:56 AM]
Discovery Channel Greenlights Production of Factual Series "The West"
The series will provide unprecedented access into the wilderness, frontier lawlessness, and bloodshed of the 40 years between the end of the American Civil War and after the turn of the 20th Century, when the west was won.

[12/17/13 - 07:41 AM]
"Katie" Ties Its Top Household Rating Since September and 2nd-Best Women 25-54 Number This Season
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 2-6.

[12/17/13 - 07:38 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees
Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens are among those to be honored at the event, which will air as a special on HBO in May.

[12/17/13 - 07:36 AM]
NBCSN to Present 230+ Hours of Sochi Olympics Coverage
It will be the most Winter Olympic coverage ever on a cable network.

[12/17/13 - 07:22 AM]
Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announces UK Joint Production Company with Red Arrow
The new company will focus on bringing One Three Media's American formats to the UK as well as developing original content.

[12/17/13 - 07:11 AM]
ESPN Acquires Rights to Arena Football Starting in 2014
The new deal grants ESPN rights to more than 10 regular season and postseason games on its television networks per year, including ArenaBowl and one conference championship game.

[12/17/13 - 07:01 AM]
Blondie, Icona Pop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Miley Cyrus to Perform in New York's Times Square as the Country Counts Down to the New Year!
Coverage of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" will feature hours of special performances and reports on New Year's celebrations from around the globe, beginning at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[12/17/13 - 06:57 AM]
Video: Check Out "The Square" Trailer - Film Premieres on Netflix January 17, 2014 at 12:01 AM PT
The documentary is a riveting, deeply human chronicle of the Egyptian protest movement from director/producer Jehane Noujaim and producer Karim Amer.

[12/17/13 - 06:54 AM]
Oxygen Unveils Cast of "Bad Girls Club" Chicago Premiering Spring 2014
Plus: look for season two of "Bad Girls All Star Battle," beginning Tuesday, January 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[12/17/13 - 06:00 AM]
CBS Sports Network Debuts WFAN's "Boomer And Carton" Simulcast Monday, January 6, 2014
The four-hour morning show is hosted by "NFL on CBS" studio analyst Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton live Monday-Friday from 6:00-10:00 AM, ET.

[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."







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[08/24/16 - 01:15 PM]
Renowned Abolitionist Harriet Tubman Leads the Way in Season Two of WGN America's Trailblazing Series, "Underground" from Sony Pictures Television
Aisha Hinds has been cast as a recurring guest star in the pioneering role of Harriet Tubman.

[08/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
NASCAR and Nickelodeon Wave Green Flag for Third Season of "Hammer Down"
Premiering Friday, September 23 at 9:30/8:30c on Nicktoons, the third season of "NASCAR Hammer Down" features eight, 15-minute episodes.

[08/24/16 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery to Showcase Criminal Trial of Jason McCrary in Sixth and Final Installment of Serialized Docu-Series "The Vanishing Women"
Look for the season finale of Monday, August 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/16 - 11:20 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Commemorative Programming Event to Honor 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11
Look for the world premiere of a new compilation special, "9/11: The Longest War."

[08/24/16 - 11:19 AM]
"Catching Kelce Preview Special" Airs Following New Episode of "WAGS" This Sunday, August 28
"Catching Kelce" will then premiere on Wednesday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/16 - 10:39 AM]
Video: Discovery Releases First Teaser for "Taking Fire"
The five-part series will now premiere Tuesday, September 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/16 - 10:03 AM]
Spike's "Lip Sync Battle" Goes Live for the First Time Ever
The highly-anticipated season 3 of "Lip Sync Battle" premieres on Wednesday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/16 - 09:52 AM]
Music Superstar Ciara Completes Celebrity Judges Panel for the 96th Miss America Competition Live Broadcast
Ciara will join entrepreneur Mark Cuban, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, actress Sara Foster, musician and actress Laura Marano, singer-songwriter Cole Swindell and former Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawkes as celebrity judges.

[08/24/16 - 09:46 AM]
GSN's Horror-Themed Game "Hellevator" Returns for Its Second Season with a Special Four-Week Network Event Beginning Friday, October 7 at 9 PM
The series is produced by Matador and Blumhouse Productions, in association with Lionsgate.

[08/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
Video: New Teaser and World Premiere Time Revealed for BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
In addition, the network has announced a series of programming stunts, including an original "Star Trek" anniversary celebration, to premiere in the build up to the new series launch.

[08/24/16 - 09:19 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights Series from James Davis
Davis, host of "Swag-A-Saurus with James Davis," Comedy Central's most watched Snapchat original series, grew up "hood-adjacent" and brings his unique, urban point-of-view to the new weekly series set to premiere in January 2017.

[08/24/16 - 09:16 AM]
Chart-Topping Breakout Artists Alessia Cara, Jidenna and Lukas Graham To Perform at the 2016 "MTV VMA Pre-Show" Live from the Red Carpet at MSG on Sunday, August 28 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Additionally, global hit-making producer, recording artist and social media mogul, DJ Khaled, will host the hour-long pre-show alongside MTV2's "Uncommon Sense" star, Charlamagne Tha God, and hip hop artist, Lizzo, from MTV's upcoming live music series, "Wonderland."

[08/24/16 - 09:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "Better Late Than Never" Top Charts
NBC leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
CMT Announces Premiere Dates for 2017 Scripted Series Slate: "Nashville," "Million Dollar Quartet" and "Still the King"
Additionally, CMT has ordered a pilot for "His Wives & Daughters."

[08/24/16 - 09:01 AM]
Starz Continues to Score with Fourth Season Renewal of Hit Comedy Series "Survivor's Remorse"
Season Three of "Survivor's Remorse" has seen record increases in its audience, averaging 2.9M viewers per episode among all reportable platforms.