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[02/04/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 4
Updates include: Ryan Phillippe on track to lead ABC's "Secrets & Lies"; Linda Cardellini joins Netflix's KZK project; and Jake McDorman to star in ABC's "My Thoughts Exactly."

[02/04/14 - 11:00 PM]
"The Biggest Loser" Wins $250,000 in Live NBC Finale
The Peacock details said winner as well as the winner of the $100,000 "at home" prize among eliminated contestants.

[02/04/14 - 03:46 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Returns to Discovery with All New Supersized Episodes on March 16
Plus: look for the new talk show "Discovery After Dark" to follow said installments on Sunday nights at 10:15/9:15c.

[02/04/14 - 02:38 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Comedies Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Bitten," Discovery's "The Devils Ride" and FX's "Chozen."

[02/04/14 - 01:08 PM]
HBO Has Confirmed the Debut Date for "Billy Crystal 700 Sundays," with the Special Slated to Premiere Saturday, April 19
The exclusive presentation is an original two-act play in which Crystal plays numerous characters who have influenced who he is today.

[02/04/14 - 01:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Inaugural "Kitten Bowl" Draws 3.2 Million Unduplicated Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 2.

[02/04/14 - 12:58 PM]
NBC Olympics Offers Innovative Temporary Pass to View Live Streaming Content Via NBCOlympics.com & NBC Sports Live Extra App for Sochi Games
Unverified viewers will be given a one-time 30-minute temporary pass the first time live-streaming content is accessed.

[02/04/14 - 12:55 PM]
Star Packed Line-Up Coming To The 9th Annual 2014 South Beach Comedy Festival April 1 - 6, 2014
W. Kamau Bell, Mike Epps, Chelsea Handler, Chris Hardwick, Joe Rogan and Nick Swardson are among the featured performers.

[02/04/14 - 12:38 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Super Bowl XLVIII" Triumphs for FOX
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl X," Showtime's "Shameless" and Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen."

[02/04/14 - 12:33 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "48 Hours" Tops Viewers, College Basketball Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Black Sails," Spike TV's "Thrift Hunters" and Lifetime's "The Gabby Douglas Story."

[02/04/14 - 12:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Continue Their Reigns
Plus: numbers for TNT's "APB with Troy Dunn," Spike TV's "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty" and Syfy's "Helix."

[02/04/14 - 12:22 PM]
ABC Family Is January's Most-Tweeted Cable TV Network; "Pretty Little Liars" Stands as the #1 Most-Tweeted TV Series
ABC Family spins the digital numbers for the month of January.

[02/04/14 - 11:53 AM]
Disney Channel Dominates TV's Total Day Landscape for the 136th Consecutive Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 3.

[02/04/14 - 11:44 AM]
"48 Hours: Death at Soho House" Is Saturday Night's #1 Program in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 1.

[02/04/14 - 11:31 AM]
"Game of Stones" Premieres on Discovery Channel Friday, February 28 at 10 PM ET/PT
The newcomer follows Don Kogen, who specializes in rare stones from the most dangerous and lawless places on earth, racing the clock to be the first to each new find, always staying one step ahead of the competition.

[02/04/14 - 11:21 AM]
FOX Scores Touchdown with "Super Bowl XLVIII," Propelling Network Into First Place for the Season Across All Demos
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 11:20 AM]
GSN Announces Rebecca Romijn as Host of New Original Series "Skin Wars"
She'll be joined by legendary entertainer RuPaul and body painting rock stars Craig Tracy and Robin Slonina as judges when the series premieres this summer.

[02/04/14 - 11:16 AM]
CBS Series Also Have a Super Week as Seven Programs Hit Viewer Milestones
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 11:08 AM]
Super Bowl XLVIII Audience & Rating Rise
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 2.

[02/04/14 - 11:06 AM]
First "Blacklist" to Air Without a "Voice" Lead-In Jumps 76% in L+7 Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[02/04/14 - 11:03 AM]
MTV Announces Its New Thursday Night Line-Up Beginning This Thursday, February 6 Starting at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
"Ridiculousness" will still lead off the night at 10:00/9:00c, now followed by "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" and "Jerks with Cameras."

[02/04/14 - 10:58 AM]
Men's College Hoops: Syracuse-Duke ESPN's Third Most-Viewed Regular-Season Game
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 1.

[02/04/14 - 10:53 AM]
NBC Olympics Content Now Available Anywhere Via Two Apps for Smartphones and Tablets
A completely re-designed NBC Sports Live Extra app and a new NBC Olympics Highlights and Results app - both enabled by Adobe - will further enhance viewing and maximize consumption of the Winter Olympics.

[02/04/14 - 10:47 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 "This Time," Performed by Connie Britton and Charles Esten
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and featured on this week's all-new episode of "Nashville," airing Wednesday, February 5.

[02/04/14 - 10:33 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Improves by 9% to Deliver Best-Since-Premiere Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 10:28 AM]
Celebrity Cruises Sets Sail with Bravo Media's Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "Top Chef"
Celebrity will launch four cruises featuring former "Top Chef" contestants departing July 27, August 15, September 19 and November 15.

[02/04/14 - 10:08 AM]
NBC Is Up vs. the Same Week Last Year by 8% in 18-49, Up 23% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/04/14 - 10:03 AM]
TBS and Marlon Wayans Prepare to Put Comics Through the Wringer In New Competition Series "Funniest Wins" (working title)
In the series, Wayans - along with some of his comedian friends and family members - will set out to find the funniest multi-talented comedian out there today.

[02/04/14 - 09:52 AM]
Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl X" Claims Total Victory with a Record 13.5 Million Viewers
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 2.

[02/04/14 - 09:39 AM]
"Millionaire" Spikes 14% to a New Season High in Homes and Ties Its Top Rating in Nearly 1 Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[02/04/14 - 09:28 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Up Week to Week and Beats "Ellen" for the 2nd Week in a Row
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[02/04/14 - 09:25 AM]
Monday's "Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Show's Highest-Rated Single-Day Telecast in Over 2 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 09:01 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Wednesday, February 5
Look for Sterling Knight and Tahj Mowry up at @SterlingKnight and @tahjmowry during their respective telecasts.

[02/04/14 - 08:50 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of Its Hit Comedy Series, "Dog with a Blog"
Season to date, "Dog With A Blog" is TV's #1 telecast on Fridays at 8:30 p.m. among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14.

[02/04/14 - 08:49 AM]
Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr., Aunjanue Ellis and Lyriq Bent Set to Star in "The Book of Negroes" from Conquering Lion Pictures, Out of Africa Entertainment and Entertainment One Television
The show is slated to air on CBC in Canada and BET Networks in the US.

[02/04/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Matches Its Series Record in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins Monday/"Bachelor" Builds to Best-Since Premiere Rating/"Castle" Wins with Its Top Numbers Since November
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "How I Met Your Mother" Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
Plus: ABC's "The Bachelor" and "Castle" are the only series up week-to-week and year-to-year.

[02/04/14 - 08:00 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Hit Series "Diggers" Returns as Metal Detectorists KG and Ringy Travel the Country in Search of Historical Artifacts
Look for back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c beginning Tuesday, February 25.

[02/04/14 - 08:00 AM]
E! Set to Deliver the Network's Unique Pop Culture Perspective on the Exciting Festivities in Sochi This Winter
E! News anchor Terrence Jenkins, co-host Jason Kennedy and correspondent Ali Fedotowsky will be reporting from Sochi both on-air and at Eonline on all the excitement surrounding Sochi as it hosts the Winter Games.

[02/04/14 - 07:47 AM]
OneRepublic and Dierks Bentley Team for an All-New Installment of "CMT Crossroads"
In the special, due in mid-March, OneRepublic and Bentley will meet and collaborate for the first time on the "CMT Crossroads" stage in Nashville.

[02/04/14 - 07:39 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Musician, Producer and Songwriter Nile Rodgers Joins the Eclectic and Informative Panel of Music and Pop-Culture Experts to Appear on the First CBS News Live Experiences Event, "50 Years: The Beatles"
Anthony Mason, CBS News Senior Business Correspondent and Anchor of "CBS This Morning: Saturday," will host the live event and conduct a symposium with the attendees.

[02/04/14 - 07:24 AM]
Last Night's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Equals Its Highest Overnight Rating in 15 Months
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, February 3.

[02/04/14 - 07:17 AM]
Nicktoons Rolls Out Season Two of Skateboard Pro Rob Dyrdek's Animated Comedy Series, "Wild Grinders," Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 8:30 P.M. (ET)
Guest voices this season include Ryan Sheckler, Nyjah Huston, Chris Cole and Paul Rodriguez.

[02/04/14 - 07:10 AM]
Bounce TV Kicks-Off 2014 with Best Performance in Its History, Reinforces Position as #2 African American TV Network
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/04/14 - 06:08 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to its Portfolio of Animation, Kids and Young Adult Networks
As a result, Adult Swim will expand its programming hours to 8 p.m. Monday-Sunday starting March 31.

[02/04/14 - 05:31 AM]
Pharrell Williams to Perform on the Oscars(R)
"Happy," which Williams wrote and produced for "Despicable Me 2," is nominated for Original Song.

[02/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 3
Updates include: Scott Bakula, CCH Pounder to lead latest "NCIS" spin-off; Ken Marino to "Marry Me" for NBC; and Jack Davenport boards ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[02/03/14 - 03:32 PM]
TV Land Picks Up Original Sitcom "The Exes" for Fourth Season
Season four, featuring 12 new episodes, will debut this summer.

[02/03/14 - 03:16 PM]
Super Bowl XLVIII on FOX Is Most-Viewed Live Stream Ever for Single Sports Event
FOX Sports spins the digital numbers for Sunday, February 2.







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[01/29/15 - 04:13 PM]
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Cast as a Series Regular on the CBS Summer Drama Series "Extant" for Season Two
Morgan will play JD Richter, a roguish womanizer and a cop of the future who is a mercenary/bounty hunter.

[01/29/15 - 04:07 PM]
Video: E! Unveils Super Bowl Spot for "The Royals"
The spot offers a glimpse inside the high stakes, decadent world of the show's fictional British royal family, including leading cast members Elizabeth Hurley, Alexandra Park and William Moseley.

[01/29/15 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Fires Up February with All-New Episodes, Season Finales and Special Guest Stars
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[01/29/15 - 01:20 PM]
Video: First MTV Movie Awards Promo with Amy Schumer and Anna Kendrick
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[01/29/15 - 01:00 PM]
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[01/29/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to Debut Musical "Mash Up Mondays" Starting February 2
Every Monday in February, once-in-a-lifetime musical performances will be created showcasing two artists paired up to form one unlikely supergroup.

[01/29/15 - 11:23 AM]
VH1 Moves "Mob Wives" and "Hindsight" to New Times on Wednesday Nights
Both series will now air one hour earlier at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[01/29/15 - 10:35 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Jan. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week - Ranks #1 in Total Viewers 13 of Last 14 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 10:12 AM]
Five Greenlights, Two Renewals, And a Premiere! Comedy Central(R) Announces CC:Studios Development Slate
Available now on cc.com is "Roustabout," a comedic travelogue that follows Kurt Braunohler as he jet skis from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money for charity.

[01/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
A Disney Princess Inspired by Latin Cultures, "Elena of Avalor," Will Be Introduced in 2016 on Disney Junior Channels and Programming Blocks Around the World
The role of 16-year-old Princess Elena, the bold, caring, funny and clever ascendant to the throne in the fairytale kingdom of Avalor, will be voiced by Aimee Carrero.

[01/29/15 - 09:50 AM]
Debut Episode of Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect Mobile Game Premieres Today on the App Store
Said Kurt Sutter, "It's finally fucking here. It's awesome. Play it. Live it. Be the prospect."

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network's newcomer equals last week's series high among adults 18-49.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Captures Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Rebroadcast Since April 16, Its Second-Biggest to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/29/15 - 08:15 AM]
"Shark Week" Returns to Discovery Channel on July 5
A summer long celebration of all things shark, this year's edition will deliver more hours of all new, visually-stunning and informative shark-filled specials than ever before.