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[01/29/14 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 29
Updates include: Tea Leoni is "Madam Secretary" at CBS; Jennifer Carpenter to lead "Sea of Fire" for ABC; and The CW greenlights a trio of drama pilots.

[01/29/14 - 03:40 PM]
"Bones" Renewed for 10th Season of New Cases on FOX; Drama Moves to Mondays, Beginning March 10
Plus: "Kitchen Nightmares" returns to Fridays at 8:00/7:00c beginning February 28.

[01/29/14 - 03:03 PM]
"Stem Cell Universe" with Stephen Hawking - World Premiere Monday, February 3 at 10PM on Science Channel
The special comes from Morgan Freeman and his Revelations Entertainment banner.

[01/29/14 - 02:55 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC News, "Biggest Loser" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "100 Days of Summer," Discovery's "Billy Bob's Gags to Riches" and Comedy Central's "Kroll Show."

[01/29/14 - 02:22 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Is TV's #1 Telecast at 8PM for Its 28th Original Telecast in Females 12-34 and 19th in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 28.

[01/29/14 - 02:14 PM]
"Supernatural" Scares Up Its Most Watched Episode in Three and a Half Years
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 28.

[01/29/14 - 02:02 PM]
E! Sets "Total Divas'" Season Two Premiere Date for March 16, 2014 at 9PM ET/PT
The show's freshman run averaged 836,000 viewers ages 18-49 and 1.3 million total viewers, making it E!'s most-watched freshman series since 2011.

[01/29/14 - 01:11 PM]
ESPN "Friday Night Fights" & "Noche de Combates" to Televise Boxing Tournament: Boxcino 2014
The first of five shows will be held Friday, February 21, at the Edgewater Casino in Laughlin, Nevada, and will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN.

[01/29/14 - 01:03 PM]
NFL Superstars Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton to Host Cartoon Network's Fourth Annual "Hall Of Game(TM) Awards"
Taking over the reins from past hosts like Tony Hawk, Shaquille O'Neil and Nick Cannon, Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton will bring their own unique sense of style to this year's show.

[01/29/14 - 11:56 AM]
Hollywood Superstar Mark Wahlberg Set to Host Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Live from Los Angeles on Saturday, March 29
Wahlberg will be joined by Hollywood's biggest stars in an unforgettable telecast where kids rule.

[01/29/14 - 11:44 AM]
AMC Gears Up for the Return of "The Walking Dead" with the Zombie Bowl Marathon Launching Sunday, February 2 at 10AM ET/PT
Additionally, actor Norman Reedus, who portrays the fan favorite character Daryl Dixon, will participate in a live Twitter Q&A in the hours ahead of the February 9 premiere.

[01/29/14 - 11:37 AM]
Crackle Hits Record Numbers - Original Series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Starring Jerry Seinfeld Breaks 25 Million Streams
Since the premiere of season one, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has grown tenfold and continues to grow quarter over quarter.

[01/29/14 - 10:33 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Welcomes the Cast of the Upcoming Film "The Monuments Men" (Including Kimmel's Nemesis, Matt Damon) on Thursday, February 6
This special episode will also premiere a new edition of the show's famed "Mean Tweets" segment including all 6 members of "The Monuments Men" cast reading horrible comments from social media about themselves.

[01/29/14 - 10:18 AM]
Comedy Central Live Announces Broad City Live Tour Kicking Off in Cambrdige, MA on Tuesday, March 4 with Tickets Going on Sale This Friday, January 31 at 12:00 P.M. Local Time
The Broad City Live Tour is produced by AEG Live and kicks off on Tuesday, March 4 in Cambridge, MA at The Sinclair and travels nationally to 18 cities.

[01/29/14 - 10:12 AM]
Fuse Delivers The Fray to Fans Live from New York City
The special 30-minute performance airs live and commercial-free on Monday, February 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/29/14 - 10:00 AM]
Goldie - Star of Nat Geo WILD's First Annual "Fish Bowl" - Gives Us an Intimate Look at How She Is Preparing for Her Big Day
The inaugural special premieres this Sunday, February 2 at 6 p.m. ET and 3 p.m. PT.

[01/29/14 - 10:00 AM]
E! and Bud Light Partner to Bring E! Viewers to the Heart of the A-List Action at Bud Light Hotel New York
The partnership includes the Bud Light Hotel hub on Eonline and will continue with on-air and online coverage and events leading up to the big game on February 2.

[01/29/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amazon and CBS Announce Extension of Content Licensing Agreement
New titles include such offerings as "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior," "Penn & Teller" and "Vegas."

[01/29/14 - 09:06 AM]
ESPN's 25th "Sunday Night Baseball" Season: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs May 4
This will be the fourth "Sunday Night Baseball" game selection for the Cardinals and the first for the Cubs in 2014.

[01/29/14 - 09:04 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated, Most-Watched, Weekend Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the weekend of January 26.

[01/29/14 - 08:58 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Taylor Spreitler (@taylorspreitler) and Derek Theler (@DerekTheler) will be up on Twitter during their respective telecasts.

[01/29/14 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Featuring the Original Song "Don't Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet," Performed by Hayden Panettiere
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and featured on tonight's all-new episode of "Nashville" tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/29/14 - 08:42 AM]
Naked Cities Expose Engineering Marvels on Science Channel
The all-new season of "Strip the City" premieres tonight with stops in New York, Chicago, Venice, Tokyo, New Orleans, Paris, Los Angeles and Machu Picchu.

[01/29/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with Its State of the Union Coverage
Plus: The CW's "Supernatural" is the only series to grow from last week among adults 18-49.

[01/29/14 - 08:25 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks #1 Among the Big 4 Networks in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 28.

[01/29/14 - 08:00 AM]
E! Entertainment's "Chelsea Lately" to Simulcast on SiriusXM
"In the twilight of my life, I've decided to transition off camera and on to the sound waves of SiriusXM. But, if you can't hear, you can still find me on E!," said Handler.

[01/29/14 - 07:48 AM]
Video: First Look Clip - Get Ready for the Superbowl "Portlandia" Style
The new season of "Portlandia" premieres Thursday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/29/14 - 07:48 AM]
Nominations Announced for the "49th Annual Academy of Country Music(R) Awards"
Hosted by four-time ACM Award winner Blake Shelton and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan, the ACM Awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6 on CBS.

[01/29/14 - 07:31 AM]
VH1's Hit "Hollywood Exes" Franchise Heads to the Sizzling South This Summer with the Premiere of "Atlanta Exes"
Plus: Shanna Moakler joins the cast of "Hollywood Exes," which returns for its third season on Wednesday, April 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/29/14 - 07:28 AM]
Bounce TV to Celebrate Black History Month Sunday Nights in February
The tribute will also include a new original short-form series of vignettes featuring influential African Americans sharing their thoughts and perspective on famous African American figures as well as the films being featured.

[01/29/14 - 06:07 AM]
ESPN to Televise Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2014
This year's event will feature a series of firsts, including the Celebrity Game coaching debuts for ESPN NBA Countdown analysts Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose, who will each coach one celebrity team.

[01/28/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 28
Updates include: Casey Wilson to "Marry Me" for NBC; Jeff Hephner is "Agent X" at TNT; and Kevin Williamson's latest drama scores a pilot order from CBS.

[01/28/14 - 05:39 PM]
NBC Pulls the Plug on "Sean Saves the World"
Hayes himself took to Twitter confirming the news this evening, offering thanks to all involved.

[01/28/14 - 04:04 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and "Vanderpump Rules" Both Draw Season to Date Highs in Adults 18-49
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, January 27.

[01/28/14 - 02:56 PM]
TLC Delivers Best January Prime Performance in a Decade with W25-54
TLC spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/28/14 - 02:45 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "How I Met Your Mother's" 200th Episode Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Rod N' Wheels," History's "Swamp People: Ten Deadliest Hunts" and FX's "Chozen."

[01/28/14 - 02:10 PM]
Fuse Celebrates Super Bowl XLVIII with "Fuse Music Week: Super Bowl Boulevard"
In addition to covering all of the biggest music events leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII, Fuse will welcome NFL players and artists who will stop by Fuse's midtown Manhattan studio to discuss The Big Game.

[01/28/14 - 02:06 PM]
NBC Set to Air the 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Monday, Aug. 25 Live from the Nokia Theater L.A. LIVE (8-11 P.M. ET / 5-8 P.M. PT)
Additionally, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be held on Saturday, August 16.

[01/28/14 - 01:41 PM]
Video: Disney XD Introduces Chopper, the Newest Droid in the Star Wars Universe
"Star Wars Rebels" is scheduled to premiere in fall 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel and will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

[01/28/14 - 12:58 PM]
Discovery Channel Smashes Monthly Ratings and Viewership in January and Delivers the Most Watched Month Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/28/14 - 12:40 PM]
DIY Network Kick Starts 2014 with Most-Watched Month Ever
DIY spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/28/14 - 12:21 PM]
Lifetime Original Movies Propel Best January Delivery for Network in Six Years
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces 2014 Writing Program Participants
Series' producers, creative executives and Creative Talent Development Strategies executives collectively identified the talented candidates.

[01/28/14 - 11:36 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Grammy Awards Overshadow the Night for CBS
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Rich Kids of Beverly Hills," HBO's "True Detective" and TLC's "90 Day Fiance."

[01/28/14 - 11:35 AM]
ESPN Rolls Out Unprecedented College Softball Schedule
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPNEWS will combine to televise more than 40 games, including the entire SEC tournament and the ACC, American, SWAC, and Big South championship games.

[01/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: FOX Claims Demo Crown with UFC
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Thrift Hunters," Discovery's "MythBusters" and Investigation Discovery's "Scorned: Love Kills."

[01/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy Doubles Up on Fan-Favorite Series "Haven" Ordering 26 New Episodes
The first 13 episodes of Season 5 are set to premiere this fall with the remaining 13 episodes scheduled to air in 2015.

[01/28/14 - 11:30 AM]
T.I. & Mekhi Phifer to Guest Star on an All-New Episode of "House of Lies" This Sunday!
The episode also marks series star and executive producer Don Cheadle's directorial debut.

[01/28/14 - 11:26 AM]
The Grammys Lead CBS to a Big Ratings Win as the Network Sweeps the Week in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[01/28/14 - 11:23 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Network in Total Day for the 33rd-Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11 and 45th-Straight Month in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26 plus the month to date.







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[05/25/16 - 02:37 PM]
Science Channel to Air "Droned" This Summer
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[05/25/16 - 02:01 PM]
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[05/25/16 - 01:31 PM]
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[05/25/16 - 01:28 PM]
New Discovery Series "Homestead Rescue" - New Premiere Date and Clip
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[05/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
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[05/25/16 - 11:25 AM]
CMT Celebrates Dierks Bentley's New Album, Black, with Special Takeover Weekend Beginning May 28
Look for "CMT Instant Jam: Dierks Bentley" on Saturday, May 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/25/16 - 11:11 AM]
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[05/25/16 - 10:30 AM]
VH1's Sexy Hit Series "Dating Naked" Is Back - Season 3 Premieres Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Rocsi Diaz, this season once again features two main daters, David and Natalie, as they search for love on a tropical island paradise.

[05/25/16 - 10:22 AM]
Freeform's "Funday" Father's Day Weekend Programming Event Begins Saturday, June 18 and Continues Through Sunday, June 19
Now with the summer kicking into high gear, what better way to celebrate your beloved father than bonding over classic Disney movies in a weekend-long marathon?

[05/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
"The Americans" Picked Up for Final Two Seasons
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[05/25/16 - 09:40 AM]
Brett Donahue to Play John F. Kennedy Jr. in Muse Entertainment's "The Kennedys-After Camelot"
As previously announced, the project stars Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Matthew Perry as Ted Kennedy, Alexander Siddig as Aristotle Onassis, Kristen Hager as Joan Kennedy.

[05/25/16 - 09:32 AM]
Food Network Heads Outdoors as Professional Grill Masters Face the Heat in "Chopped Grill Masters Napa"
The five-week event launches Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/25/16 - 09:08 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Host "The 50th Annual CMA Awards" Live From Nashville, Wednesday, November 2, on ABC
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[05/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Fifth Harmony and Cam Join for a Pop-Country Mash Up at the "CMT Music Awards" Airing Live on Wednesday, June 8 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: Vince Vaughn and Rob Riggle, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, country artists Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Cole Swindell, Dan+Shay and Kellie Pickler are on tap to present.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."