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[01/13/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 13
Updates include: NBC gives pilot orders to "Constantine," "The Mysteries of Laura"; Condola Rashad joins FOX's "Hieroglyph"; and Bill Paxton lands arc on ABC's "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD."

[01/13/14 - 02:35 PM]
Syfy's "Helix" Infects 1.8 Million Total Viewers and 900k Adults 25-54 During January 10 Debut
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/13/14 - 02:34 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank," "Blue Bloods" Lead Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty," Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" and Syfy's "Helix."

[01/13/14 - 02:22 PM]
"Blue Bloods" Delivers Its Largest Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/13/14 - 02:05 PM]
21st Century Fox Makes Super Bowl XLVIII Promotion a Company-Wide Priority
Among the participating networks: FOX, FOX Sports 1, select FOX Sports Regional Networks, FOX Deportes, FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel and MundoFox.

[01/13/14 - 02:04 PM]
NFL Specials on FOX Abound on Super Bowl Weekend
Highlights include the 3rd Annual NFL Honors on Saturday, February 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/13/14 - 02:03 PM]
Super Bowl Week on FOX Sports 1 Puts Fans in the Game
"Super Bowl Week" on FOX Sports 1 is home to more than 90 hours of exclusive live events, programs and specials, with more than 40 of those hours primarily dedicated to coverage of the game.

[01/13/14 - 02:02 PM]
FOX Super Bowl Sunday Pregame Puts America in a New York/New Jersey State of Mind
Co-hosts Terry Bradshaw and Curt Menefee and analysts Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson, along with NFL Insider Jay Glazer and others set the stage like no one else can in the hours directly leading up to kick-off.

[01/13/14 - 01:19 PM]
2014 NFL Playoff Games on FOX Rank as Most-Watched NFL Postseason Ever
FOX spins the numbers for Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 01:18 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly Declares End of Pilot Season
Plus: the FOX chief on the future of "Bones," "The Mindy Project" and "The X Factor" as well as more on its Batman origin story "Gotham."

[01/13/14 - 12:47 PM]
NBC and Time Inc. Partner to Present "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful"
Heidi Klum hosts said event, airing Monday, February 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/13/14 - 12:47 PM]
HBO's Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "The Newsroom" to Begin Production on Third and Final Season
"The Office" alum Paul Lieberstein is joining the show as an executive producer.

[01/13/14 - 12:45 PM]
"American Idol XIII" Debuts with a Two-Night Premiere Wednesday, January 15, and Thursday, January 16, on FOX
The network's details the first two months of the show's rollout.

[01/13/14 - 12:01 PM]
Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay Are Back to Transform Kitchen Disasters Into Skilled Cooks in Fifth Season of "Worst Cooks in America"
Premiering on Monday, February 17 at 9:00/8:00c, the seven-episode season pits formerly undefeated series champ Anne against last season's winner Bobby.

[01/13/14 - 11:59 AM]
Disney Channel Doubles the Fun with Second Season Pickup of Its Hit Comedy "Liv and Maddie" Starring Dove Cameron
Year to-date, the series ranks as TV's #1 telecast in its time period across major youth demos, and in 2013, was the #2 series across all TV in Kids 2-11.

[01/13/14 - 11:45 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Scores Biggest Golden Globes Pre-Show Telecast in a Decade with More Than 2.2 Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 11:29 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Returns to Logo TV for a Sixth Season on Monday, February 24th at 9 PM ET/PT
"Untucked: RuPaul's Drag Race" is also due back for a fifth season.

[01/13/14 - 10:36 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to a Lifetime Total of 1.4 Billion Video Views on YouTube, Finishing 2013 as the No. 1 Late-Night Channel
ABC spins the digital numbers for 2013.

[01/13/14 - 09:39 AM]
"60 Minutes" and "The Good Wife" Hit Season-High Adults 18-49 Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 09:24 AM]
CMT Welcomes "My Big Redneck Family" in an All-New Series Premiering Saturday, January 18 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Tom Arnold hosts the network's follow-up to "My Big Redneck Vacation."

[01/13/14 - 08:57 AM]
FOX Sports Offers Multi-Platform, Flag-to-Flag Coverage from Iconic Rolex 24 at Daytona
Bob Varsha once again leads a broadcast booth that includes Calvin Fish, Dorsey Schroeder, Brian Till, Tommy Kendall and Justin Bell.

[01/13/14 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Overrun Edge NBC, Golden Globes
The Peacock's telecast of "The 71th Annual Golden Globe Awards" equals last year's ceremony among adults 18-49.

[01/13/14 - 08:31 AM]
Music Superstar Prince Rocks on a Special "New Girl," and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Collars Surprise Guest Stars
Dean Winters, Fred Armisen and Joe Thiesmann are among those set to appear on the latter's installment.

[01/13/14 - 08:30 AM]
FOX Inks Multi-Year Deal with The Lonely Island, Forming New Alternative Comedy Development Venture
Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone will oversee the development of comedy projects that will be incubated through digital platforms, such as Hulu and Roku.

[01/13/14 - 08:29 AM]
FOX Broadcasting Company and National Geographic Channel Announce Global Series Premiere of Highly Anticipated New Series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"
Plus: "Bob's Burgers" to move to 7:00/6:00c with "American Dad" at 7:30/6:30c and "Family Guy" at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/13/14 - 08:28 AM]
FOX Announces Premiere Dates for "24: Live Another Day," "Surviving Jack" and "Gang Related"
Look for the return of "24" on Monday, May 5 at 8:00/7:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[01/13/14 - 08:17 AM]
HBO Receives 2 Golden Globe Awards, Tied for the Most of Any Television Network This Year
"Behind the Candelabra" received Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Michael Douglas).

[01/13/14 - 07:07 AM]
In Metered Markets, "Golden Globes" Earn a 7-Year High
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 07:04 AM]
"The NFL on CBS's" Broadcast of Denver's Win Over San Diego Is Highest-Rated NFL Divisonal Playoff of Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 06:56 AM]
Netflix to Bring Back Original Series "Lilyhammer" for Third Season
The series' eight episode second season debuted in December in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, Latin America, Denmark and the Netherlands.

[01/13/14 - 06:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Vanessa Marano
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:12 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Sean Berdy
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star RJ Mitte
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Max Adler
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:09 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Lucas Grabeel
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Katie Leclerc
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star David Castaneda, Jr.
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 03:11 AM]
First of Its Kind "Polka Kings" Original Reality Series to Premiere On Reelz This Fall
The series takes viewers on a wild journey with The Chardon Polka Band as they try to survive each other and keep their personal and professional lives from derailing their quest for stardom.

[01/12/14 - 04:58 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Travels to Denver for 2014 American Football Conference Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 19
The team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, live from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver.

[01/12/14 - 12:34 PM]
Crackle Launches Original Concert Series "Playing It Forward" with Surprise Street Performances by Notable Artists
The special street performance-style follow-doc is produced by Team Downey, an entertainment company founded by Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey, alongside veteran music producer/composer Tony Berg and Kevin Lake.

[01/12/14 - 12:33 PM]
Crackle Announces Season Two of Orignal Series "Cleaners"
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Emily Osment, David Arquette and Gina Gershon will return for 12 new half-hour episodes premiering in 2014.

[01/12/14 - 12:32 PM]
Crackle Hit Original Series "Chosen" Announces Rose McGowan to Join Season 3
The new season also marks the return of Sarah Roemer, Brandon Routh and Caitlin Carmichael.

[01/12/14 - 12:31 PM]
Crackle Serves Up a Fourth Season of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Starring Jerry Seinfeld
Season three premiered on January 2 starring Louis CK, Tina Fey, Howard Stern, Jay Leno, Patton Oswalt and Todd Barry.

[01/12/14 - 12:03 PM]
Sean Combs' REVOLT Announces "REVOLT Live" - New Daily, One-Hour Music Program
The original, one-hour show will feature special guests, artists, and live performances converging at REVOLT's state-of-the-art studio in Hollywood, California.

[01/12/14 - 11:32 AM]
WGN America Orders "Ten Commandments" Scripted Event Series from The Weinstein Company
Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels, Jim Sheridan, Wes Craven and Michael Cera are among the directors on tap for the 10-part series.

[01/12/14 - 11:31 AM]
WGN America Relaunches as Destination for Original Content
New drama "Salem" to premiere Sunday, April 20 followed by "Manhattan" in July and event series "Ten Commandments."

[01/12/14 - 10:35 AM]
El Rey Network Announces Summer 2014 Debut of 'Matador (WT),' New, Original Action Series from K/O Paper Products' Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
"Matador" chronicles the unlikely rise of Antonio "Matador" Bravo, a popular soccer star, who comes to be known as much for his playboy antics off the field as his dynamic moves on it.

[01/12/14 - 10:34 AM]
Mark Burnett and Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network Partner to Bring Action-Packed Lucha Libre Wrestling Events and New League to the U.S.
The business begins with a weekly one-hour series featuring a new lucha libre league, premiering on El Rey Network the second half of 2014.

[01/12/14 - 10:33 AM]
El Rey Network Announces New Series of Specials from Gurney Productions, Producer of Hit Reality Series, "Duck Dynasty", and Vice Media
"From their distinctive style to their storytelling sensibility, Scott and Deirdre are the perfect match for El Rey Network," said Robert Rodriguez.

[01/12/14 - 10:32 AM]
El Rey Network Announces March 11 Premiere for Robert Rodriguez's Highly-Anticipated Original, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
The 10-episode series will serve as the first scripted original to air on the network.







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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.