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[02/05/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 5
Updates include: ABC extends "The Astronaut Wives Club" order to 10 episodes; CBS adds two more drama pilots to its roster; and Erinn Hayes, June Diane Raphael set as "The Mason Twins" at NBC.

[02/05/14 - 04:33 PM]
NBC Gives "Hollywood Game Night" Thursday Home Following Olympics
The Jane Lynch-hosted game show will replace "Sean Saves the World" and "The Michael J. Fox Show" beginning February 27.

[02/05/14 - 03:30 PM]
Hank Azaria Joins the Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan"
Sherilyn Fenn is also bound for the show's second season, due this summer.

[02/05/14 - 03:01 PM]
Record-Breaking 3.4 Million Viewers Tune-In to OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots"
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 4.

[02/05/14 - 02:44 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Top Viewers, Demos Belong to "NCIS"
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "Bad Girls All Star Battle," truTV's "Container Wars" and Syfy's "Opposite Worlds."

[02/05/14 - 02:33 PM]
The Weather Channel Posted Year-Over-Year Audience Growth for January
The Weather Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/14 - 02:26 PM]
NBC Olympics and Twitter Collaborate on 2014 Sochi Olympics
As part of the agreement, Twitter will incorporate NBC Olympics' content into the center of its Olympic dialogue throughout the Games.

[02/05/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast at 8PM for Its 29th-Consecutive Original Telecast with Females 12-34 and 20th with Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 4.

[02/05/14 - 01:23 PM]
GSN Follows Up on Its Best Year Ever with January 2014 Setting Ratings Records as the Best Month in Network History
GSN spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/14 - 12:04 PM]
USA Network Announces Fan Favorite "Psych" to Conclude After Eight Seasons on Wednesday, March 26
Plus: look for the "Psych After Show," an interactive special featuring the stars and creator of the long-running series, that same night.

[02/05/14 - 11:52 AM]
"FOX Sports Live's" Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole Report Nightly From Olympic Winter Games
"We're thrilled to attend the Olympics," says O'Toole. "We'll be doing lots of things that we normally do with our reports, but with a Russian spin."

[02/05/14 - 11:40 AM]
NBC Olympics Presents Olympic Gold Map to Promote Youth Involvement in Sport Across U.S.
NBC Olympics has created a ground-breaking initiative, the Olympic Gold Map, to promote grassroots youth involvement in Olympic and Paralympic sport.

[02/05/14 - 11:31 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Whether the Sun Has Set on the Exclusionary Practice of Sundown Towns in Modern-Day America
The latest installment of the network's "The Injustice Files" premieres Monday, February 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/05/14 - 11:31 AM]
CBS, NBA Entertainment and Mandalay Sports Media Announce the New Special "Summer Dreams," to Be Broadcast March 15
The two-hour special follows two of the NBA's top draft picks and unsigned players rising from obscurity, as well as an aspiring coach and a female referee, as they try to find their way to the NBA.

[02/05/14 - 11:27 AM]
Starz Gives Offical Greenlight to New Original Series "Survivor's Remorse" from NBA All-Star Lebron James, Maverick Carter, Mike O'Malley, Tom Werner and Paul Wachter
The series was fast-tracked in development and will debut its six episode first season in the fall of 2014.

[02/05/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Producer Dick Clark Productions Will Bring the 72nd Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Live Coast-to-Coast On NBC on Sunday, January 11, 2015
Hosted by Golden Globe Award winners Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for the third year in a row, the ceremony will air on NBC live from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

[02/05/14 - 11:07 AM]
History(R) & H2(TM) to Premiere Six-Part Special Event Series "World Wars"
Said event "will tell the story of three devastating decades of war from the perspective of the unique men who came of age in the trenches and later decided the fate of a world on the brink of disaster."

[02/05/14 - 11:01 AM]
Amy Thielen and Damaris Phillips Return to Food Network's Daytime Lineup with New Seasons of "Heartland Table" and "Southern at Heart"
The new seasons will roll out on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 16, respectively.

[02/05/14 - 11:00 AM]
David Letterman Interviews Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for "The Night That Changed America: A Grammy(R) Salute to The Beatles," to Be Broadcast Sunday, Feb. 9
Letterman conducted the interview with McCartney and Starr without a studio audience Tuesday, February 4 at the iconic Ed Sullivan Theater.

[02/05/14 - 10:48 AM]
Reality TV's Most Beloved Couple Returns to TLC
"The Little Couple" is back with new episodes beginning Tuesday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/14 - 10:31 AM]
CBS Corporation Announces Multi-Platform Syndication Launch for "Blue Bloods"
Hulu Plus, WGN America and ION Broadcasting are among the planned outlets.

[02/05/14 - 09:59 AM]
Fuse Brings the 2014 Brit Awards to the U.S. - Ceremony to Air on National Music Network Fuse February 19 at 9 PM/8 C
This year the must-see awards show will feature performances from Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding and Arctic Monkeys, as well as a special performance by Lorde and Disclosure.

[02/05/14 - 09:46 AM]
"NCIS" Tops Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 4.

[02/05/14 - 09:43 AM]
VH1 Partners with Actor-Writer-Producer Nick Cannon for Original Movie "Drumline: A New Beat"
Principal photography will begin in the spring, targeting a Fall 2014 premiere.

[02/05/14 - 09:16 AM]
NFL Partners with CBS on 2014 "Thursday Night Football" Package
CBS will air eight early season games that also will be simulcast on NFL Network.

[02/05/14 - 09:11 AM]
Lifetime Launches Wednesday Night Programming Block with Season Two of "Preachers' Daughters" and All-New Docuseries "Bring It!," Premiering March 5
The latter series "shines a spotlight on the elite world of hip-hop majorette competitions."

[02/05/14 - 08:51 AM]
The Finale of "The Biggest Loser 15" Jumps 29% Week to Week in 18-49 to Achieve Its Top Rating Since the Season Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 4.

[02/05/14 - 08:40 AM]
BIO.com(R) Kicks Off "Black History Month" with Original Short Form Videos Surrounding the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama
The series, "American Freedom Stories: Alabama Civil Rights," captures the personal stories of the people who lived through the Civil Rights Movement at locations where they made history.

[02/05/14 - 08:32 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Upsets a Super Bowl-Promoted "New Girl"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 4.

[02/05/14 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: "NCIS: Los Angeles" posts double-digit gains from its last original episode.

[02/05/14 - 07:58 AM]
Morgan Selzer Joins CMT as Vice President, Development
Selzer comes to CMT from Style Network where she spent almost two years developing new content, generating original formats, finding talent and working closely with production companies.

[02/05/14 - 07:47 AM]
Oxygen and Shine America Announce Brand Partners for "The Face" Season 2 Premiering Wednesday, March 5 at 10PM
The exclusive brand partnerships have both on and off-air extensions including in-show integrations, online cross promotions, the launch of consumer products and branded video content.

[02/05/14 - 07:33 AM]
Catch-Up on Syfy's New Hit Thriller "Helix" - 5-Episode Marathon Begins Thursday, February 6th at 6 PM
The next night, Friday, February 7 at 10:00/9:00c, an all-new episode airs during the series' regular timeslot.

[02/05/14 - 07:21 AM]
Last Night's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Delivers the Show's Highest Overnight Rating for Any Night of the Week in Nearly Four Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, February 4.

[02/05/14 - 05:58 AM]
Wingsuit Jumper Joby Ogwyn to Leap Off Summit of Mount Everest Live on the Discovery Channel
Discovery will take viewers along the journey with two, one-hour pre-shows revealing Joby's intense training and preparations for Everest.

[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.







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[04/01/15 - 11:41 AM]
"Idol" Fan Save on Twitter Adds New and Dramatic Real-Time Twist to Season!
Beginning this week, fans have the opportunity to save a finalist from elimination by a real-time vote using Twitter.

[04/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up Three New Unscripted Series: "Startup U," "Next Step Realty: NYC" and "Monica the Medium"
These unscripted series join recently greenlit series "Becoming Us" (formerly "My Transparent Life") and "Job or No Job," which will all premiere this summer.

[04/01/15 - 10:30 AM]
E! Continues to Boost Original Programming with Introduction of Three New Series and Return of Three Hit Franchises
"#RichKids of Beverly Hills" (Sunday, May 24), "Total Divas" (Summer 2015) and "Christina Milian Turned Up" (Fall 2015) are all due back.

[04/01/15 - 10:03 AM]
truTV Spring 2015 Highlights
Said offerings include the return of "Fake Off" (Wednesday, May 6), "Barmageddon" (Monday, June 1) and "How to Be a Grown Up" (Tuesday, June 2).

[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
Fifth Harmony, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chelsea Kane, Sweet Suspense, Kelsea Ballerini, and Stars of "black-ish" and "Teen Beach 2" to Present at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
A 30-minute pre-show originating from the red carpet and a 90-minute awards show telecast will be presented on multiple platforms around the world beginning Sunday, April 26 (7:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.

[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
Plus: "Stalker" will rejoin the schedule on Monday, May 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/01/15 - 09:45 AM]
Creative Team Behind "The Bachelor" Franchise Introduces New Luxurious Line of Hot Tubs to Be Sold at Retailers Nationwide Beginning April 1
"Hot tubs represent a great way of life - a life filled with romance and passion," said Bachelor creator/executive producer Mike Fleiss.

[04/01/15 - 09:38 AM]
USA Network's WWE "Monday Night Raw" Attracts Largest Audience in Nearly Three Years
USA spins the numbers for Monday, March 30.

[04/01/15 - 09:31 AM]
Second Round of Performers Announced to Perform on "ACM Presents: Superstar Duets," Friday, May 15 on CBS
The special, taping April 17-18 at the two-day ACM Party for a Cause Festival at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, will be broadcast Friday, May 15 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

[04/01/15 - 08:45 AM]
NBC Ties for the Nightlong Win Against All-Original Competition on the Big 4, Despite Encores of "Voice" and "Chicago Fire"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS," "Dovekeepers" Top Viewers for CBS
The Eye however shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC last night.

[04/01/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Forever" Is No. 1 at 10pm in Adults 18-49 with an 11% Rise Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:29 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Earth Day with Slate of Original Animal Programming Throughout April
To help localize the Earth Day effort, Nat Geo WILD will invite people to post a selfie with the part of the Earth they most want to protect, using the hashtag #earthdayselfie.

[04/01/15 - 07:24 AM]
NBC Sports Group Fills Out 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Bracket with Complete Coverage Beginning April 15
During April, May and June, NBC Sports Group will televise as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 260 hours of programming.

[04/01/15 - 07:21 AM]
CNBC's "Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business" Premieres Wednesday, May 13 at 10PM ET/PT
CNBC takes viewers behind-the-scenes of five very different restaurants in the ultra-competitive New York food scene, chronicling their every struggle and occasional triumph.