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[01/03/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 30-January 3
Updates include: Laurie Metcalf joins "The McCarthys" at CBS; Bonnie Dennison first to board Matt Hubbard's FOX comedy; and Tamera Mowry confirms end of ""Tia & Tamera."

[01/03/14 - 03:07 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," Sugar Bowl Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Couples Therapy," MTV's "Ridiculousness" and truTV's "Impractical Jokers."

[01/03/14 - 01:56 PM]
National Geographic Channel Kicks Off the New Year with the "Ultimate Survival Alaska" Sweepstakes, Awarding One Grand Prize Winner an Alaskan Experience Like No Other
One lucky winner will get the "ultimate" Alaskan adventure filled with outdoor survival lessons, hiking, fishing and the opportunity to meet some of the cast members featured in the show.

[01/03/14 - 12:10 PM]
Time Warner Cable's Widely Distributed Preferred TV Package Now Includes Smithsonian Channel's Critically-Acclaimed and Award-Winning Programming
Smithsonian Channel was previously only available for an additional subscriber fee through the TWC HD tier.

[01/03/14 - 11:54 AM]
HGTV Rings in New Year with Highest-Ever Social Media Traffic
HGTV spins the digital numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/03/14 - 11:42 AM]
FOX Sports GO to Live Stream 49ers at Packers Wild Card Game
Customers of participating providers may access the live stream of 49ers at Packers through the FOX Sports GO app for iOS tablets, as well as through www.FOXSportsGO.com.

[01/03/14 - 11:35 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Rings in 2014 with "Cruise in and Win Week," January 6-10
One lucky home viewer will escape the winter blues and set sail on a Disney Cruise Line vacation aboard the newly re-imagined Disney Magic.

[01/03/14 - 10:43 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Set to Add "WATCH ABC Family" Service to Its Portfolio of Authenticated "Watch" Live Streaming Offerings
At launch, the WATCH ABC Family app will be available on iOS and Kindle Fire devices, as well as select Android tablets, including Samsung Galaxy devices.

[01/03/14 - 10:34 AM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Opens 2014 on Top with Rose, Fiesta Bowls
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Kim of Queens," Discovery's "Lone Target" and LMN's "House of Secrets."

[01/03/14 - 10:15 AM]
"House of Cards" Season One Director's Commentary - Now Live Exclusively on Netflix
Audio commentary from all six season one directors - David Fincher, James Foley, Joel Schumacher, Charles McDougall, Carl Franklin and Allen Coulter - is now available.

[01/03/14 - 10:00 AM]
Binge TV Continues on TVGN (TV Guide Network) with All-Day Marathon of CBS's "Hostages" on Sunday, Jan. 5
Said stunt is timed with the show's two-hour season finale, which airs this Monday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[01/03/14 - 09:41 AM]
CBS Rings In the New Year with a Bang - Network's Entire Thursday Lineup Posts Demo Growth From Last Original Episodes
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 09:31 AM]
Country Music Superstar Brad Paisley to Perform Live at "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards"
Plus: Drew Barrymore, Robert Downey Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Queen Latifah, Melissa McCarthy, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake are among the latest to attend.

[01/03/14 - 09:05 AM]
History's Hit Original Series "Counting Cars" and "American Restoration" Return for All New Seasons Tuesday, January 7 with Back-to-Back Episodes
Look for "Counting Cars" at 9:00/8:00c followed by "American Restoration" at 10:00/9:00c on said night.

[01/03/14 - 08:50 AM]
Highest Overnight for Sugar Bowl Since 2007; Combined Overnight Rating for Rose Bowl, Fiesta Bowl & Sugar Bowl Rises over 2013
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 08:40 AM]
Fifth Season Debut of "Community" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49, Topping ABC's Season Premiere of "The Taste"
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 08:29 AM]
"Travel's Best: Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts" for 2014 Named by TravelChannel.com
A panel of experts enlisted by TravelChannel.com have collaboratively discussed and debated the all-inclusive resort options, and determined the 10 best around the globe.

[01/03/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's New Thursday Line-up Finishes #2 - "The Taste" Beats NBC's Comedy Premiere Block and "The Assets" Nearly Ties "Parenthood" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Bang Theory" Open 2014 on Top
Plus: ABC's "The Assets" launches below the year-ago repeat of "Scandal" at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/03/14 - 08:10 AM]
Syfy's New Lineup of Sexy Supernatural Dramas Heats Up Mondays Beginning January 13 from 8-11PM
Returning dramas "Lost Girl" and "Being Human" will be joined by newcomer "Bitten."

[01/03/14 - 07:43 AM]
Showtime(R) to Marathon Full Seasons of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" Ahead of New Season Premieres on Sunday, January 12
Plus: look for the broadcast premieres of "Silver Linings Playbook" and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2."

[01/03/14 - 06:36 AM]
2014 NHL Winter Classic Ties for Best Rating for Regular-Season Game in 39 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 04:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC Tops Night with "New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest"
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Moonshiners," truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" and ESPN's "Chick-fil-A Bowl."

[01/02/14 - 03:11 PM]
FOX Sports to Live Stream AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Through FOX Sports GO Mobile App
FOX Sports' lead college football broadcast team of Gus Johnson, Charles Davis, and Kristina Pink have the call live from AT&T Stadium in Dallas.

[01/02/14 - 02:49 PM]
The FA Cup with Budweiser Returns to FOX Sports
The world's oldest soccer competition and England's main domestic cup tournament kicks off third round action this weekend.

[01/02/14 - 02:31 PM]
Monster Energy Supercross TV Talent Announced for FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 Broadcasts
Joining play-by-play announcer Ralph Sheheen in the booth will be 1997 450SX Class Champion Jeff Emig and pit reporter Jenny Taft.

[01/02/14 - 02:31 PM]
"CMT After Midnite with Cody Alan" Kicks Off First Week with Star-Studded Lineup Beginning Monday, January 6
The show will originate from the CMT Radio studio in Nashville and be available on iHeartRadio.

[01/02/14 - 01:51 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Season 11 Auditions Start Monday, January 13, in Atlanta, GA
Atlanta will be followed by auditions in New Orleans, Los Angeles and newly added Philadelphia and Chicago.

[01/02/14 - 01:35 PM]
In Year 20, NFL on FOX Posts Most-Watched Season Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[01/02/14 - 12:28 PM]
MTV's "Teen Wolf" Returns Next "Moonday" with a Full Day Marathon Leading Up to the Second Half of Season Three on January 6 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The show's most recent episodes with air with limited commercial interruption from 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET sponsored by upcoming release "That Awkward Moment."

[01/02/14 - 11:45 AM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) Announces Binge TV Event Featuring Three Hit Series from The CW Network
Look for marathons of "The Tomorrow People," "The Originals" and "Reign" on successive Saturdays beginning January 4.

[01/02/14 - 11:39 AM]
TBS Finishes the Year as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 23-29 plus the year to date.

[01/02/14 - 11:01 AM]
The Puppies Are Coming! Animal Planet's Pup-Culture Phenomenon Celebrates 10 Years with "Puppy Bowl X"
With 12.4 million viewers last season, Animal Planet has upped the ante with all new features and guest stars to make "Puppy Bowl X" the biggest game ever!

[01/02/14 - 10:10 AM]
NASCAR Driver Carl Edwards Makes a Pit-Stop on "The Biggest Loser," and One Eliminated Player Gets Back in the Game Tuesday, January 7 on NBC
The eliminated player with the highest percentage of weight loss will get a "Second Chance" to return to the competition as the show draws closer to the February 4 live finale.

[01/02/14 - 10:07 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Achieves Its Second Consecutive Year of Double Digit Ratings Growth
OWN spins the numbers for 2013, where it ranked as the #5 primetime cable network among all African American women.

[01/02/14 - 09:59 AM]
"Doctor Who" Christmas Special Crowns BBC America's Record Year
Upcoming premieres include "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" on January 29; the second season of "Ripper Street" on February 22; and the return of "Orphan Black" on April 19.

[01/02/14 - 09:42 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Regular-Season Ratings Highest in 19 Years and Viewership Second Highest in 26 Years
CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[01/02/14 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel's "The Trip: 2014," the Second Annual Programming Event Plus Sweepstakes, Kicks Off on January 2nd - and One Lucky Winner Will Win a $100,000 Dream Adventure for Two to Spain and Morocco
The one-hour special premieres Monday, January 27 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[01/02/14 - 08:41 AM]
Encore of "Law & Order: SVU" Ties for #1 in the 10 p.m. Slot in Adults 18-49 and Is #1 Outright in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeat Race Opens 2014 with CBS in Front
"Criminal Minds," "CSI" and "Hawaii Five-0" are all the most-watched programs last night.

[01/02/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wraps 2013 on Top in Viewers, Demos
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" sparks the Alphabet to victory.

[01/02/14 - 08:11 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Begins AFC Playoff Coverage with San Diego Chargers-Cincinnati Bengals Wild Card Game #2 on Sunday, Jan. 5
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the action, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, live from the Chargers-Bengals game at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

[01/02/14 - 07:59 AM]
Double-Digit Ratings Increase for Rose & Fiesta Bowls Combined
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 06:51 AM]
2014 NHL Winter Classic Ties for NBC's Best-Ever Overnight for NHL Regular-Season Game
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/02/14 - 05:07 AM]
Music from Bruce Springsteen's New Album to Be Heard First in Upcoming Broadcasts of "The Good Wife" and on CBS.com
Three songs from the album - the title track "High Hopes," "Hunter of Invisible Game" and "The Ghost of Tom Joad" - will be featured in January 12 episode.

[01/01/14 - 09:03 AM]
Primetime Segment of "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" Soars Versus Year-Ago Results by 64% in 18-49 Rating and 53% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 31.

[01/01/14 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Dominates New Year's Eve - Primetime "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Draws Its 3rd-Largest Ever Audience
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 31.

[01/01/14 - 07:59 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" Is Up 6% Versus Last Year to Match the Annual Special's Highest Rating Ever in Its Nine Years on the Air
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, December 31.

[12/31/13 - 01:00 PM]
New Premiere Date for Reelz Reality Series "Treasure King" in Spring 2014
The newcomer was previously slated to roll out on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/31/13 - 11:44 AM]
Animal Planet Wins Its Best Year Ever!
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the year to date.







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[04/20/18 - 09:05 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 08:07 AM]
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