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[01/15/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 15
Updates include: NBC adds three comedies to pilot roster; Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome team for Comedy Central project; and Kendrick Sampson boards FOX's "Gracepoint."

[01/15/14 - 05:51 PM]
Video: The CW Midseason Promos!
Watch the full trailers for "The 100" (premiering Wednesday, March 19) and "Star-Crossed" (premiering Monday, February 17).

[01/15/14 - 05:00 PM]
"24: Live Another Day" Books Benjamin Bratt
Yvonne Strahovski, Giles Matthey, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kim Raver, William Devane, Judy Davis and Kiefer Sutherland also star in the event series.

[01/15/14 - 04:09 PM]
Speaker of the House John Boehner Visits NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Thursday, January 23
The Speaker will take to the "Tonight Show" couch to discuss his background, life as Speaker of the House, and the latest news in Congress and politics.

[01/15/14 - 03:41 PM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Details Summer Plans, "Veronica Mars" Spin-Off
Plus: the executive on the future of "Supernatural," "Reign," "The Carrie Diaries," "Hart of Dixie," "Beauty and the Beast" and more!

[01/15/14 - 03:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Dramas Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Face Off," Investigation Discovery's "Obsession: Dark Desires" and MTV's "Snooki & JWOWW."

[01/15/14 - 02:52 PM]
Ford Motor Company and Coca-Cola Return as Official Sponsors of "American Idol XIII"
Both Ford and Coca-Cola have been official "Idol" sponsors for all 13 seasons of the series.

[01/15/14 - 02:26 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Target Females and #1 Most-Tweeted TV Telecast for the 2nd Consecutive Week
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 14.

[01/15/14 - 01:55 PM]
Oscar(R) Production Team Announced
Director Hamish Hamilton returns to the show after having directed the 82nd Oscars in 2010.

[01/15/14 - 01:36 PM]
Syfy's "Helix" Premiere Sets New Channel Records in L+3 Growth
Syfy further spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/15/14 - 01:34 PM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence and Jean-Luc Bilodeau are among the participants.

[01/15/14 - 01:29 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Announces Key Executives Appointed at FYI and LMN
Thomas Moody has been tapped as Senior Vice President, Programming, Planning & Acquisitions, FYI and LMN; and Laura Fleury has been elevated to Vice President, Programming & Development, LMN.

[01/15/14 - 01:22 PM]
Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and More to Present Awards at 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Hosted by Aisha Tyler
Red carpet pre-show coverage will also air in various local markets immediately before the awards ceremony, airing Thursday, January 16.

[01/15/14 - 01:13 PM]
The CW Adds to Its Reality Slate with Two Series: "Barber Battle," Hosted by Cedric The Entertainer, and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"
On each of the nine episodes of the latter, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller.

[01/15/14 - 01:04 PM]
The CW Acquires the Four-Hour Miniseries Event "Labyrinth"
The historical miniseries jumps back and forth between modern and medieval France as it follows the lives of two women who are separated by centuries, but united in their search for the Holy Grail.

[01/15/14 - 01:02 PM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" for Its 13th Season
"It's a pleasure to be returning for a 13th season on HBO," Maher stated. "It's something you rarely see in Hollywood: an on-again, on-again relationship."

[01/15/14 - 11:34 AM]
The 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Announces More Presenters
On tap: Matt Damon, Robert DeNiro, Chiwetel Ejifor, Mindy Kaling, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Marsden, Ewan McGregor and more!

[01/15/14 - 11:31 AM]
Adult Swim Enrolls "China, IL" for Junior Year
Production will begin later this year in Los Angeles.

[01/15/14 - 11:03 AM]
CBS at TCA: Tassler Talks "Frustrating, Exciting" Pilot Season
Plus: the executive on upcoming efforts "Reckless," "Bad Teacher"; killing off Taraji P. Henson's character on "Person of Interest"; and more!

[01/15/14 - 09:34 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Rod N Wheels" Follows Two Buddies and Their Sons as They Restore Rare Classic Cars
The new series launches Monday, January 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/15/14 - 09:17 AM]
CBS Renews Its Entire Daytime Lineup for the 2014-2015 Season
"Let's Make a Deal," "The Price is Right," "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Talk" will all return for the 2014-15 season.

[01/15/14 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Summer Series "Under the Dome" and "Extant"
Season two of "Under the Dome" is due on Monday, June 30 while new drama "Extant," starring Halle Berry, will premiere on Wednesday, July 2.

[01/15/14 - 09:01 AM]
Morgan Freeman to Present the SAG 50th Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno
In 1971, Freeman and Moreno were among the stars of "The Electric Company," a comedy variety show created by the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) featuring live-action sketches, cartoons, and songs.

[01/15/14 - 09:00 AM]
USA Network & Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Crown Best in Show at Madison Square Garden for the 30th Consecutive Year
David Frei returns to co-host with "Weekend Today" co-anchor Erica Hill, and E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles rounds out the team as floor reporter.

[01/15/14 - 08:59 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is #1 for the 2nd Straight Week with Its Best Numbers in Over 2 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/15/14 - 08:37 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Hits a 14-Week High and Beats FOX's "New Girl" for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 14.

[01/15/14 - 08:35 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Equals Last Week's 18-49 Rating and Is Up Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 14.

[01/15/14 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Viewers, Demos with "NCIS"
The Eye's juggernaut is up a few ticks from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[01/15/14 - 08:20 AM]
"Millionaire" Sets New Season-Highs with Its Most-Watched Week in 9 Months
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/15/14 - 08:18 AM]
"Katie" Hits a 4-Week High in Homes and Draws Its Biggest Audience Since February
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/15/14 - 08:00 AM]
DirecTV Super Saturday Night To Feature Multiple Grammy Award Winner JAY Z
The invitation-only event, co-hosted by Mark Cuban's AXS TV and Eli Manning, will be held inside DirecTV SuperFan Stadium at the Hudson River Park Pier 40.

[01/15/14 - 07:45 AM]
"The Good Wife" Riding Multi-Platform Momentum
CBS spins the numbers for the series to date this season.

[01/15/14 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN's 25th "Sunday Night Baseball" Season
Dan Shulman, the voice of Sunday Nights, leads new team with John Kruk, Curt Schilling and Buster Olney.

[01/15/14 - 06:42 AM]
Oscar.com Goes Behind the Scenes of Nominations with First Installment of Exclusive "Inside the Oscars(R)" Video Series
The semi-weekly video series hosted by "On The Red Carpet" host and "Good Morning America" contributing editor Rachel Smith.

[01/15/14 - 06:31 AM]
CBS Announces February Premiere Dates for "The Amazing Race" and "Survivor"
The veteran reality franchises will return on Sunday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 26, respectively.

[01/14/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 14
Updates include: Showtime gives "Web Therapy" a fourth season; Zach Cregger tapped as "Fatrick" at FOX; and Hilary Duff joins TV Land's "Younger."

[01/14/14 - 02:52 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Charts with "Mike & Molly," "How I Met Your Mother"
Plus: numbers for FX's "Chozen," A&E's "Don't Trust Andrew Mayne" and Syfy's "Being Human."

[01/14/14 - 02:33 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast Last Night's "Intelligence" This Saturday, January 18 at 9/8c
It'll replace the previously announced encore of "48 Hours" in said slot.

[01/14/14 - 02:32 PM]
Comedy Legends Carl Reiner, Tim Conway, Steve Lawrence and Garry Marshall to Guest Star on "Two and a Half Men"
In the episode, multi-millionaire Marty Pepper (Reiner) proposes to Evelyn (Holland Taylor).

[01/14/14 - 02:26 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Returns as Monday's #1 Scripted Cable TV Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[01/14/14 - 01:57 PM]
TNT's Hit Drama "Major Crimes" Closes Second Season With 5.4 Viewers in Live + Same Day
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[01/14/14 - 01:45 PM]
BET Networks Returns in 2014 with Its Popular Mega-Specials Including "BET Honors," "BET Awards," "Black Girls Rock!(TM)" and More
As always, viewers at home can expect never before seen musical performances, extraordinary surprises, today's biggest celebrities and an array of fresh talent throughout each broadcast.

[01/14/14 - 12:37 PM]
E! Presents Live Red Carpet Coverage from the Only Award Show Where Actors Honor Their Own at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Saturday, January 18
Giuliana Rancic, Ross Mathews and Kelly Osbourne will host "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2014 SAG Awards" from 6:00pm-8:00pm ET.

[01/14/14 - 12:30 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NFL Playoffs, Golden Globes Top Charts
Plus: numbers for HBO's "True Detective," Showtime's "House of Lies" and TLC's "90 Day Fiance."

[01/14/14 - 12:20 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Patriots/Colts Comes Up Big for CBS
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Tiger Eyes," Discovery's "Dangerous Toys" and Hallmark's "When Calls the Heart."

[01/14/14 - 12:14 PM]
NBC Olympics Announces Talent Roster for Sochi Olympic Winter Games - Record 84 Commentators
Matt Lauer, co-anchor of "Today," and Meredith Vieira, special correspondent for "Today," will host the Opening Ceremony on NBC on Friday, February 7.

[01/14/14 - 12:14 PM]
Season-Two Premiere of Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Delivers Sky-High Performance with 1.6 Million Viewers
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/14/14 - 12:04 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Second Original Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Off to a Strong Start with Season Premiere Earning a 1.5 HH RTG
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, January 11.

[01/14/14 - 12:01 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Meryl Streep to Guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Wednesday, January 15
Also appearing on the episode is actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt and musical guest Jonny Lang.

[01/14/14 - 12:00 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 6-12.







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[01/26/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Chain Reaction" Returns to GSN - 40 New Episodes of the Popular Word Association Game to Launch in 2015
This marks the first new episodes of the series since 2007.

[01/26/15 - 10:02 AM]
Donald Trump to Announce Winner of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" on Live Two-Hour Telecast, Monday, Feb. 16 at 8 P.M.
Plus: look for "The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails" on Monday, February 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/26/15 - 10:01 AM]
David Tennant Joins "Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones" for Netflix
He'll play the villainous Kilgrave, an enigmatic figure from Jessica's past, in the project.

[01/26/15 - 09:45 AM]
"The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," Groundbreaking New Series Unraveling One of the Most Notorious Unsolved Crimes in New York History, Debuts Feb. 8, Exclusively on HBO
Other episodes of "The Jinx" debut subsequent Sundays at the same time through March 15.

[01/26/15 - 09:11 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's Fully Inflated "Fish Bowl II" Set for Super Bowl Sunday
This year Goldie is taking her show on the road, heading to a farm with a clownfish friend to visit some of Dr. Pol's closest animal pals.

[01/26/15 - 09:02 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Perform Special "Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight" Feb. 1 on NBC
"I'm so honored to again be a part of the Super Bowl, this time joining NBC Sports in helping kick everything off! I can't wait to watch the game!" said Underwood.

[01/26/15 - 09:01 AM]
Will Ferrell & Kevin Hart to Appear & Ariana Grande to Perform Live on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Feb. 1 Post-Super Bowl Show
Michael Keaton, Gwen Stefani, Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Young, Vin Diesel, Carl Reiner, Will Smith, Rosamund Pike and Jack White are among the scheduled guests to follow that week.

[01/26/15 - 09:01 AM]
The "50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Will Be Extended by a Half-Hour in Celebration of Its Golden Anniversary, Sunday, April 19 on CBS
As previously announced, ACM Award winners Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return to co-host this super-sized night of incredible country music performances.

[01/26/15 - 08:48 AM]
"The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant" Earned the Event's Top 18-49 Score Since August 23, 2009 and Was the Most-Watched Since July 23, 2006
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 25.

[01/26/15 - 08:35 AM]
School's Out for Ten Skilled Cooks Battling for Grand Prize in New Food Network Series "All-Star Academy"
Ted Allen hosts the series with Bobby Flay, Alex Guarnaschelli, Curtis Stone and Michael Symon serving as judges.

[01/26/15 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Miss Universe Pageant" Powers NBC to Demo Victory
Plus: CBS leads the night among total viewers.

[01/26/15 - 08:03 AM]
NBC Sports Group Adds Hall of Fame Driver Dale Jarrett to NASCAR Broadcast Team
He'll serve as a pre- and post-race analyst during live coverage of select NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR Xfinity Series racing on NBC and NBCSN.

[01/26/15 - 07:36 AM]
"Super" Weekend Features First-Place Chelsea Hosting Second-Place Man City This Sat. at 12:30 PM ET on NBC; Live On-Site Studio Coverage from Arizona
Rebecca Lowe will host the show beginning at 7 a.m. ET on Saturday, and continuing throughout the weekend.

[01/26/15 - 07:32 AM]
FOX NASCAR Commences 15th Year with Expanded Coverage Including NASCAR Xfinity Series
Mike Joy, Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds, the original FOX Sports broadcast team which began its NASCAR run at the 2001 Daytona 500, return to the booth for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races on FOX and FOX Sports 1.

[01/26/15 - 07:01 AM]
Frisky Turns Felonious On Investigation Discovery's New Series - "Sex Sent Me to the Slammer" Premiering February 6
Look for back-to-back half-hour episodes on Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c.