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[01/07/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 7
Updates include: Danny Cannon to helm FOX's "Gotham"; Anna Friel, Jake Robinson tapped for NBC's "Odyssey"; and Denis Leary to lead FX comedy "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."

[01/07/14 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Cracks the Case with Hart Hanson's New Crime Drama "Backstrom"
Rainn Wilson stars as the title role in the project, which was originally developed by CBS.

[01/07/14 - 03:22 PM]
"Moonday's" Season Three Return of MTV's "Teen Wolf" Is the Most Watched Telecast in Series History
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, January 6.

[01/07/14 - 02:42 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN, BCS National Championship Overshadow the Night
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Teen Wolf," VH1's "Single Ladies" and Food Network's "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off."

[01/07/14 - 02:39 PM]
"SportsCenter" to Provide Day-long Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Announcement Coverage on January 8
Pre-announcement coverage will begin on ESPN during the 9 a.m. ET hour with updates and segments continuing throughout the day.

[01/07/14 - 02:17 PM]
NBA on ESPN 2013-14 Schedule Update - Additional Pacers, Trail Blazers, Suns Appearances
The previously announced lineups for Wednesday, January 22 and Friday, February 7 have been changed.

[01/07/14 - 02:15 PM]
DIY Network Sets the Stage for 2014 Successful Premiere of "Rev Run's Renovation"
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, January 4.

[01/07/14 - 02:08 PM]
NFC Wildcard Playoff Game, Cotton Bowl and Sunday Animated Comedies Drive FOX's Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/07/14 - 01:36 PM]
"Dangerous Toys" Featuring Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of "MythBusters" Premieres January 11 at 9PM
The special features Savage and Hyneman's adult interpretations of a child's game of war, where a sandcastle could be a fortress and a cardboard box can open an entire universe of play.

[01/07/14 - 01:32 PM]
Video: New Video - TNT's "Private Lives of Nashville Wives," Premiering Feb. 24
Check out the latest promo for the reality series, which will air Monday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/14 - 11:38 AM]
Disney Channel Kicks Off 2014 With Total Day Sweep Across Major Youth Demos; 24-Hour Disney Junior channel Rises to Record Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/07/14 - 11:22 AM]
Dec. 21 Telecast of "Saturday Night Live" Generates the Show's Biggest Increase Ever in Adult 18-49 Rating and Total Viewers in "Live Plus Seven Day" Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, December 21.

[01/07/14 - 11:16 AM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Launches Google+ Hangout Series and Pinterest Partnership Giving Fans Exclusive Digital Content and Expert Advice
"The Biggest Loser" is the first television series to do an interactive health and fitness series using the Google+ technology.

[01/07/14 - 11:05 AM]
First Episodes of the New Year of "The Big Bang Theory" and "Elementary" Add More Than Four Million Viewers with Live +3-Day Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/07/14 - 11:01 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Boosts Unscripted Team with Two New Senior Executives
The network has named Lisa Levenson Senior Vice President and Alex Piper Vice President of Alternative Entertainment.

[01/07/14 - 10:58 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: 47 Million Tune Into FOX's 49ers-Packers Wild Card Game
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Gator Boys," HGTV's "Beachfront Bargain Hunt" and TLC's "Breaking the Faith."

[01/07/14 - 10:53 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL Wild Card Doubleheader Dominates for NBC
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "MythBusters," Lifetime's "Blindsided" and Investigation Discovery's "Scorned: Love Kills."

[01/07/14 - 10:49 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Is the Holiday Week's Top Entertaiment Program in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/07/14 - 10:37 AM]
FOX's "Rake" Is Latest Series to Launch with Post-Pilot Episode
Earlier this fall, ABC similarly opted to launch "Super Fun Night" with its second episode.

[01/07/14 - 10:35 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Dec. 30-Jan. 5 in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Saints-Eagles Football #1 Among Primetime Shows on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/07/14 - 10:28 AM]
FX's Archer Offers "Man-Overs" in New York City on Thursday, January 9 and Friday, January 10
Said stunt is tied to the show's fifth season premiere this Monday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/14 - 10:25 AM]
The Hub Network Will Debut the World Premiere of Stan Lee Comic's New Animated Movie "Stan Lee's Mighty 7," on Feb. 1
The film features the voice talents of Sean Astin, Jim Belushi, Mayim Bialik, Darren Criss, Flea, Armie Hammer, Teri Hatcher, Michael Ironside and Christian Slater.

[01/07/14 - 10:18 AM]
Bravo Media Shatters Ratings Records Sunday with Its Best Night Ever in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, January 5.

[01/07/14 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Claims 7 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Programs in Adults 18-49 Finishing as the Non-Sports Leader for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/07/14 - 10:09 AM]
Adult Swim's Average Total Day Delivery Ranks #1 with Adults 18-24 Across the First Week of 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/07/14 - 09:33 AM]
Dates Announced for 2014 Ninth Annual South Beach Comedy Festival Tuesday, April 1st Thru Saturday, April 5th!
Comedy Central returns as the national media partner and Live Nation as the sole producers of the Festival handling all marketing, PR, talent booking and production.

[01/07/14 - 09:31 AM]
Jennifer Hudson to Receive Second Annual People's Choice Award for "Favorite Humanitarian"
Hudson was chosen as this year's recipient in recognition of her work with the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, an organization she formed in 2009 with her sister, Julia Hudson, in honor of their nephew, Julian King.

[01/07/14 - 09:00 AM]
MTV Embarks on an Ambitious Social Experiment with New Series "Are You the One?"
The series - premiering Tuesday, January 21 at 11:00/10:00c - aims to help 10 women and 10 men find their perfect match.

[01/07/14 - 08:45 AM]
Showtime(R) Samples the Season Premieres of Its January Shows One Week Early - Available on Multiple Platforms Now
The season premieres of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" are all now available.

[01/07/14 - 08:37 AM]
Encore Telecast of "The Blacklist" Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 at 10 p.m. ET Versus Original Drama Competition on ABC and CBS
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 6.

[01/07/14 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Hits a Monday Season-High with "The Bachelor" Spiking to Its Best Premiere in 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 6.

[01/07/14 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Return of "The Bachelor," "Castle" Put ABC on Top
"The Bachelor" opens up more than 17% from last year among adults 18-49.

[01/07/14 - 07:09 AM]
2014 BCS National Championship Averages 15.7 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 6.

[01/07/14 - 07:01 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "Duck Quacks Don't Echo" Puts Odd, Unusual and Fun Hypotheses to the Test
Michael Ian Black, Tom Papa and Seth Herzog host the series, premiering Monday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/14 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Award Nominees Lorde and Katy Perry to Perform on "The 56th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Jan. 26 on CBS
Also on tap are Metallica with Lang Lang; Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder joining Daft Punk; and Robin Thicke with Chicago.

[01/07/14 - 06:04 AM]
Golf Channel Scores Most-Watched Year Ever for 3rd Consecutive Year
Golf Channel spins the numbers for 2013.

[01/06/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 6
Updates include: Wes Brown joins E!'s "Songbyrd"; Jimmy Dunn to return to CBS's "The McCarthys"; and Jack Cutmore-Scott is cast in Matt Hubbard's FOX comedy pilot.

[01/06/14 - 10:42 PM]
While We Were Out: Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals for December 20-30
A look at the numbers from this past holiday from Friday, December 20 to Monday, December 30.

[01/06/14 - 02:55 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Tops Charts with Discover Orange Bowl
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Something Borrowed, Something New," Investigation Discovery's "Wives with Knives" and A&E's "After the First 48."

[01/06/14 - 02:44 PM]
"SNL" Adds Sasheer Zamata to the Cast
A graduate of the University of Virginia, Zamata trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York.

[01/06/14 - 01:41 PM]
Two-Hour Premiere of "Downton Abbey, Season 4" on "Masterpiece" Highest Rated Drama Premiere in PBS History
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 5.

[01/06/14 - 01:11 PM]
NBC Gives Six-Episode Order to Revamped Comedy "Mr. Robinson"
"Back in the Game" co-creators Mark Cullen and Rob Cullen will oversee the single-camera comedy, starring Craig Robinson, Jean Smart and Larenz Tate.

[01/06/14 - 01:02 PM]
Malin Akerman, Wayne Brady, Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Heidi Klum and Many More to Appear at "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards"
Also on tap are Lucy Hale, Matt LeBlanc, Stana Katic, Heidi Klum, Ross Mathews, Joseph Morgan, Meghan Ory, Ian Ziering and more!

[01/06/14 - 12:42 PM]
Most-Viewed Orange Bowl Since 2008; Four-Game BCS Average Up 15 Percent Over 2013
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, January 3.

[01/06/14 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Family Builds Its Comedy Slate with Two New Original Series "Mystery Girls" and "Young & Hungry"
Production will commence on both series in Los Angeles in early 2014, and both will premiere in 2014.

[01/06/14 - 12:24 PM]
FX Networks to Sneak Peek Its New Animated Comedy, "Chozen," Exclusively on Xbox One Through the FXNOW App Beginning Monday, January 6
The 13-episode series premieres Monday, January 13 at 10:30/9:00c following all-new episodes of the critically-acclaimed comedy "Archer."

[01/06/14 - 12:22 PM]
Lisa Cornwell Joins Golf Channel On-Air Team
She'll primarily serve as an anchor for the network's signature news show, "Golf Central."

[01/06/14 - 12:22 PM]
49ers - Packers Ranks as Highest-Rated NFL Wildcard Game in More Than 25 Years; Over 47 Million Watch
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 5.

[01/06/14 - 12:20 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate 2013's Fourth Quarter, Winning in Every Key Ratings Measure
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the fourth quarter of 2013.

[01/06/14 - 11:46 AM]
CNBC Starts the New Year Off with a Bang in Primetime with Off-Network Debut of "Shark Tank"
CNBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.







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[05/31/16 - 02:45 PM]
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[05/31/16 - 01:48 PM]
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[05/31/16 - 01:25 PM]
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[05/31/16 - 12:34 PM]
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[05/31/16 - 12:32 PM]
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[05/31/16 - 12:02 PM]
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[05/31/16 - 12:01 PM]
Video: AMC Releases Commercial Free Premiere Episode of "Preacher"
The full episode is now live on AMC.com, the AMC app and Apple TV.

[05/31/16 - 11:33 AM]
Esquire Network Announces Second Season of Hit Series "Team Ninja Warrior"
This season will feature an expanded 16 episodes which will include the debut of a five-part special event, "Team Ninja Warrior: College Edition" (wt), featuring top college competitors going head-to-head against rival universities.

[05/31/16 - 11:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Hold Off NBC, Stanley Cup Finals
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[05/31/16 - 10:16 AM]
"Suited," The Story of a Brooklyn Tailoring Company Making Custom Suits for Gender Non-Conforming and Transgender Clients, Debuts June 20 on HBO
From producers Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, the film tells the story of clothier duo Rae Tutera and Daniel Friedman, who take a holistic approach to their work, considering each client's personal narrative as they strive to create the perfect suit.

[05/31/16 - 09:35 AM]
NBC and "American Ninja Warrior" Take Viewers Behind-the-Scenes with Exclusive Digital Series "Crashing the Course" and "24/B4"
Both series launch today with new episodes every week on the NBC App, NBC.com and the "American Ninja Warrior" YouTube channel.

[05/31/16 - 09:18 AM]
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"Million Dollar Matchmaker" premieres Friday, July 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/31/16 - 09:00 AM]
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[05/31/16 - 08:12 AM]
"Tosh.0" Hits 200th Episode When the Series Returns on Tuesday, June 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In an upcoming episode, the show will present a "Where Are They Now?" segment with Daniel welcoming former guests Hamish (The Illusion), Chad, Gratata and a special guest into an elite circle of "Tosh.0" legends.

[05/31/16 - 07:41 AM]
2016 NBA Finals Tip Off June 2 Exclusively on ABC: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Every game will be preceded by a 30-minute, on-site edition of the "NBA Countdown" pre-game show on ABC.