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[01/20/14 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 20
Updates include: "Barbarella" TV series lands at Amazon; Patrick J. Adams, Jason Isaacs board "Rosemary's Baby"; and Jake Sandvig tapped as lead in TBS's "Living the Dream."

[01/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
"Sherlock" Makes Long-Awaited Return to "Masterpiece" on PBS With an Average Audience of 4 Million Viewers
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 19.

[01/20/14 - 12:09 PM]
55.9 Million Viewers Tune Into NFC Championship Game on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 19.

[01/20/14 - 11:09 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces the Return of "Live's Search for Unstoppable Moms"
From now through February 7, viewers can nominate outstanding moms who they know and love, and fifteen semi-finalists will be announced live on-air the week of March 3.

[01/20/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Announces New Programming During Winter 2014 TCA Session
The network recaps its various announcements from the event.

[01/20/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS Announces New Ken Burns Film on "Country Music"
The project will chronicle the history of a uniquely American art form, rising from the experiences of remarkable people in distinctive regions of our nation.

[01/20/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Drama "Last Tango in Halifax" to Debut on Sunday, June 29, 2014
Plus: new sitcom "Vicious," also starring "Tango" lead Derek Jacobi, will join the lineup on Sunday, July 6.

[01/20/14 - 10:29 AM]
Nature as Never Before: PBS Announces "Earth - A New Wild" for Spring 2015 Broadcast
The series is hosted by Dr. M. Sanjayan who takes viewers on a stunning visual journey to explore how humans are inextricably woven into every aspect of the planet's natural systems.

[01/20/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS Salutes Veterans in Programs Timed to Memorial Day and 70th Anniversary of D-Day
Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise will co-host the network's annual "National Memorial Day Concert" special.

[01/20/14 - 10:27 AM]
PBS Launches "Think Wednesday," Offering Weekly Three-Hour Primetime Line-up of Nature, Science and Technology Programs
Highlights include new episodes of acclaimed series "Nature" and "Nova" at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[01/20/14 - 09:56 AM]
Exclusive: TBS to "Deal with It" Once Again Beginning March 19
The hidden-camera game show, hosted by Theo Von and produced by Howie Mandel's Alevy Productions, will air Wednesdays at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/20/14 - 09:39 AM]
"Klondike" Themed Episode of Discovery Channel's "The Dirt" to Air Monday, January 20 at 7PM
Co-stars Richard Madden, Abbie Cornish, Johnny Simmons and Conor Leslie will appear on the installment, as will "Gold Rush's" Parker Schnabel, "Dakota" Fred Hurt and Dustin Hurt.

[01/20/14 - 08:46 AM]
NBC Movie of the Week "Bridesmaids" Grows by 71% in Adults 18-49 from Its First Hour to Its Third
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 19.

[01/20/14 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dominates with NFC Championship, "The Following"
Said coverage is up a few ticks from the comparable game a year ago.

[01/20/14 - 07:25 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores with Second Highest Rating for AFC Championship Game in 27 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 19.

[01/19/14 - 04:47 PM]
Will Smith and U2 Set as First Guests for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
Twice nominated for an Oscar ("Ali," "The Pursuit of Happyness"), Smith is also an established recording artist who has won four Grammy Awards.

[01/19/14 - 04:14 PM]
Video: "About a Boy" - TCA Reel 2014
Watch the special premiere Friday, February 21 after The Olympics.

[01/19/14 - 02:42 PM]
Video: "Crisis" - TCA Reel 2014
The most emotionally charged action thriller of the season premieres Sunday, March 16 on NBC.

[01/19/14 - 01:49 PM]
Video: "Hollywood Game Night" - TCA Reel 2014
Jane Lynch pits celebrities against one another for a hilarious night of competitive party games.

[01/19/14 - 12:18 PM]
Video: "Believe" - TCA Reel 2014
Don't miss the special premiere of the J.J. Abrams-produced series on Monday, March 10 after "The Voice."

[01/19/14 - 11:09 AM]
Video: "Growing Up Fisher" - TCA Reel 2014
Get a look at the heartwarming new comedy, premiering February 23 on NBC.

[01/19/14 - 10:59 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Both Metered-Market Households and 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 18.

[01/19/14 - 10:58 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "20/20" Lead Low Key Evening
The newsmagazine's 0.9 rating among adults 18-49 leads all programming in said demo.

[01/19/14 - 10:29 AM]
NBC at TCA: Greenblatt Says "Parks & Recreation" to Have a Seventh Season
Plus: the executive on the futures of "The Celebrity Apprentice," Jay Leno and more!

[01/19/14 - 09:53 AM]
NBC Pilot Orders - "State of Affairs," Untitled Amy Poehler Project
Katherine Heigl toplines the former drama while Natasha Lyonne will lead the latter comedy.

[01/19/14 - 09:41 AM]
All-Star Guest Lineup Set for Final Week of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
Leno will conclude his incredible 22-year run with a return visit from his first-ever guest, Billy Crystal, who joins Leno on his farewell night, Thursday, February 6.

[01/19/14 - 09:40 AM]
Amy Poehler Signs Three-Year Producing Deal with Universal Television
Poehler has portrayed mid-level bureaucrat Leslie Knope for six seasons on NBC's critically applauded sitcom that centers on the small-town government of Pawnee, Ind.

[01/19/14 - 09:39 AM]
NBC Greenlights Drama Series "Emerald City" and Miniseries "The Slap"
Matt Arnold and Josh Friedman are behind the former while Jon Robin Baitz is spearheading the latter.

[01/19/14 - 09:38 AM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Takes Musical Flight Dec. 4 on NBC
Multi-award-winning producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who produced "The Sound of Music Live!" will again executive produce the production.

[01/18/14 - 07:09 PM]
SAG-AFTRA Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" both took home top ensemble honors as well as lead actor.

[01/18/14 - 02:20 PM]
Pivot and Univision Acquire Exclusive U.S. TV Rights to "Cesar's Last Fast" Prior to Its Sundance Film Festival Debut
The deal marks the first of ten documentaries to be co-produced or acquired by Pivot and Univision News (and Latin World Entertainment) as part of a previously announced alliance.

[01/18/14 - 01:30 PM]
Esquire Network Announces Season 2 Pickups, New Development Deals
"Knife Fight," "Brew Dogs," "Boundless" and "White Collar Brawlers" are all due back.

[01/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
CNBC Premieres Original Docu-Series "Money Talks" Wednesday, March 19 at 10PM ET/PT
The eight one-hour episodes follows Steve Stevens, a sports handicapper who runs VIP Sports out of Las Vegas.

[01/18/14 - 10:50 AM]
Video: "Sirens" - TCA Reel 2014
Watch the full trailer for USA's new comedy series, premiering Thursday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/14 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Suits" - TCA Reel 2014
Check out the trailer for the remainder of the third season, premiering Thursday, March 6 at 9:00/8:00c on USA.

[01/18/14 - 08:55 AM]
"Grimm" Is Up 15% Week to Week in 18-49 to Match Its Top Rating Since December 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 17.

[01/18/14 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos Once Again with "Shark Tank"
Plus: "The Carrie Diaries," "Grimm," "Undercover Boss" and "Dracula" all post double digit gains from their last originals.

[01/18/14 - 08:23 AM]
ABC Wins 2nd Straight Friday with "Shark Tank" at a Series High and "20/20" at a Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 17.

[01/17/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 17
Updates include: Tyler Ritter to star "The McCarthys" at CBS; "Red Band Society," "Runner" on track for series at FOX; and Mary Steenburgen to recur on FX's "Justified."

[01/17/14 - 08:38 PM]
NBC to Flip "The Michael J. Fox Show," "Sean Saves the World" Next Thursday, January 23
The Peacock will try "Michael J. Fox" at 9:01/8:01c followed by "Sean" at 9:31/8:31c on said night.

[01/17/14 - 02:44 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Night Two of "American Idol" Dominates Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Crazy Hearts: Nashville," CMT's "Party Down South" and WE tv's "SWV Reunited."

[01/17/14 - 02:43 PM]
Lea Thompson of "Switched at Birth" and Sherri Saum of "The Fosters" to Chat Live Via Twitter During the East Coast Feeds of Their Series, Monday January 20 on ABC Family
They'll be up on @LeaKThompson and @SherriSaum1 during their respective East Coast telecasts.

[01/17/14 - 12:22 PM]
The World Premiere of "Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust - The Bridge to Russia" Debuts on Showtime(R) on Friday, January 31 at 9PM ET/PT
This feature-length documentary film looks back at the triumphs and difficulties encountered in creating the first fully staged rock n' roll show in the USSR.

[01/17/14 - 11:25 AM]
ABC at TCA: Lee Talks Regrets on "Wonderland," Finding Sea Legs on "S.H.I.E.L.D."
Plus: the executive on Marvel's "Agent Carter"; the failures of "Lucky 7," "The Assets"; and more!

[01/17/14 - 10:58 AM]
New Seasons of Disney XD's Popular Comedy Series, "Kickin' It" and "Lab Rats," to Premiere Monday, February 17
Upcoming guest stars include Andre Ethier (Los Angeles Dodgers) and Karan Brar on "Lab Rats" and Leo Howard's father, Todd Howard on "Kickin' It."

[01/17/14 - 10:16 AM]
Former NFL Star Eddie George and Famed Interior Designer Monica Pedersen Set as Judges on Nate Berkus-Hosted "American Dream Builders"
The series, which premieres Sunday, March 23 at 8:00/7:00c, will have Nate Berkus serve as host, judge and executive producer.

[01/17/14 - 10:06 AM]
Will You Accept This Rose? Create Your Own Drama with "The Bachelor" Bouquet From ProFlowers and Warner Bros.
The bouquet is made up of 24 long-stemmed red roses and features five sparkling rhinestones nestled throughout to add a touch of glamour.

[01/17/14 - 09:47 AM]
Final Group of Presenters Announced for the 20th Annual SAG Awards(R)
Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tina Fey, John Goodman, Josh Holloway, Pauley Perrette and Jeremy Renner are the latest on tap.

[01/17/14 - 09:46 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Drama Series "Black Box" Along with "Dancing with the Stars" and an All-New Disney-Pixar Special, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," for the 2014 Holiday Season
"Mind Games" will now premiere on Tuesday, February 25; and "Dancing with the Stars" to return on Monday, March 17.

[01/17/14 - 09:04 AM]
Video: AMC Releases "The Walking Dead" Trailer for Mid-Season Premiere
The series resumes its fourth season on Sunday, February 9 at 9:00/8:00c.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[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.