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[02/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 6
Updates include: Jay Baruchel to be FX's "Man Seeking Woman"; Peter Facinelli tapped as lead in NBC's "Odyssey"; and Zachary Knighton is one of FOX's "Weird Loners."

[02/06/14 - 03:51 PM]
Lifetime Orders New Scripted Series "Un-Real," Marking A+E Studios' First Wholly-Owned Series
Shiri Appleby stars in the series, "a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program."

[02/06/14 - 03:33 PM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Stars Match Drawing Skills and Wit with Kid Contestants in New Game Show "Disney's Win, Lose or Draw," Premiering Monday, March 3
The game show features stars from such efforts "Austin & Ally," "Dog With A Blog," "Jessie," "Kickin' It," "I Didn't Do It," "Lab Rats," "Liv and Maddie," "Mighty Med" and "Teen Beach Movie."

[02/06/14 - 03:26 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Finale Sizzled Last Night Earning Season High Ratings in All Key Demos with 1.7 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 5.

[02/06/14 - 03:15 PM]
Bob Costas Interviews President Barack Obama - Full Interview to Air Friday Night on NBC's Opening Ceremony Coverage
Costas conducted the interview from NBC Olympics' studio in Sochi, Russia, site of the XXII Olympic Winter Games, while the President was in The White House.

[02/06/14 - 02:54 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Demos Belong to "American Idol," "Modern Family"
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Broad City," Syfy's "Opposite Worlds" and OWN's "Love Thy Neighbor."

[02/06/14 - 01:12 PM]
Super Bowl Week Powers FOX Sports 1 to Multiple Viewership Records
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
CBS's Friday Dramas Post Record Live Plus 3-Day Audiences
CBS further spins the numbers for Friday, January 31.

[02/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
Hit TV Show "The Americans" Makes Exclusive Streaming Debut on Prime Instant Video, Just in Time for Season Two Premiere on FX
Prime members can experience all the tension and intrigue of the first season anytime, from hundreds of connected devices.

[02/06/14 - 12:54 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Dominance Over CBS, ABC Timeslot Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 27-31.

[02/06/14 - 12:44 PM]
"Questioning Darwin," Contrasting Modern-Day Creationism with Charles Darwin's Own Journey, Debuts Feb. 10, Exclusively on HBO
Narrated by Brian Protheroe, the film draws on Darwin's own words, performed by Sam West, and includes comments from a variety of sources.

[02/06/14 - 12:38 PM]
Disney Week Returns to Destination America for an All-New Enchanted Adventure
Destination America kicks off the week with the world premiere of the one-hour special "Walt Disney World Resort Hotels" on Monday, March 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/06/14 - 11:48 AM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television to Develop "Preacher" as a Dramatic Series on AMC
The project will be executive produced and written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg with Sam Catlin as executive producer and showrunner.

[02/06/14 - 11:31 AM]
NUVOtv Announces Powerful Original Programming Slate for Spring 2014, Adding Four First-Run Series to Nework's Primetime Line-Up
"Last year marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter for NUVOtv, and I believe 2014 will exceed all expectations," said Bill Hilary, EVP Programming.

[02/06/14 - 11:28 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Casting Call for Next Season of "Ultimate Survival Alaska"
The current season of "Ultimate Survival Alaska" continues Sundays through March 9 at its new time, 10:00/9:00c.

[02/06/14 - 11:26 AM]
ESPN2 to Televise A11FL Games - New Spring Professional Football League Debuts in 2014
The A11FL games on ESPN2 are scheduled to air Saturday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET (from Raymond James Stadium) and Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. (from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas).

[02/06/14 - 11:13 AM]
ESPN Networks to Air Most Regular-Season College Baseball Games Ever
ESPN platforms will also present exclusive coverage of the NCAA Division I College Baseball Championship, including the selection of the 64-team field, at the conclusion of the conference tournaments.

[02/06/14 - 10:33 AM]
Video: Starz Releases "Da Vinci's Demons" Key Art - Live Action & Still Versions - Plus All New Season Two Featurette
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Saturday, March 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/06/14 - 10:17 AM]
Make a Date for Valentine's Day with NASCAR Night on FOX Sports 1
Highlights include "FOX Sports 1-on-1: Jimmie Johnson," "The Day: Daytona Primetime," "Return of the 3" and an encore of "The Day: Remembering Dale Earnhardt."

[02/06/14 - 10:04 AM]
Cult Classic "Clue: The Movie" Will Have Its Hub Network Premiere on Saturday, Feb. 8
During commercial breaks, the Hub Network will treat viewers to amusing commentary from six icons from the movie, including the Revolver, the Knife, the Candlestick, the Rope, the Wrench and the Lead Pipe.

[02/06/14 - 10:01 AM]
"Review" Premieres on Comedy Central(R) on Thursday, March 6 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Guest stars in its inaugural season include Lance Bass, Andy Blitz, Rich Fulcher, Jason Mantzoukas, Emo Phillips, Andy Richter, Maria Thayer, Ashley Tisdale and Fred Willard.

[02/06/14 - 09:40 AM]
The 200th Episode of "Criminal Minds" Delivers the Series' Largest Audience Since May 2012
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 5.

[02/06/14 - 09:33 AM]
Discovery Channel Continues to Document the Risky Underbelly of the Amish Community in New Season of "Amish Mafia"
The series returns Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning February 25 on the network.

[02/06/14 - 09:16 AM]
Sean "Diddy" Combs' Revolt Honors Black History Month with "Brooklyn Boheme" Documentary
The film provides an intimate portrait of the black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene, Brooklyn from the mid-1980s through the 1990s.

[02/06/14 - 09:00 AM]
E!'s Giuliana Rancic Interviews America's Sweetheart Melissa Joan Hart Who Opens Up About Her Life in a New "Beyond Candid with Giuliana"
Look for the latest installment on Monday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/06/14 - 08:54 AM]
Channing Tatum Names "Team Oscar(R)" Winners on "The Ellen Degeneres Show"
The winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.

[02/06/14 - 08:50 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Equals a Four-Week High in Adults 18-49, Tying Its Best Rating Since the Show Debuted
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 5.

[02/06/14 - 08:33 AM]
Cake Marvel Kerry Vincent Answers the Call of Struggling Bakery Owners in New Series "Save My Bakery"
The latset Food Network original premieres Wednesday, March 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/06/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "Suburgatory" Earns Biggest Audience in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 5.

[02/06/14 - 08:28 AM]
TLC Orders 35 More Episodes of "Sex Sent Me to the ER"
New episodes will start filming this month and is slated to return on TLC in 2Q and run through the end of the year.

[02/06/14 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Extends Win Streak to Four Weeks
Plus: "Criminal Minds" surges for its 200th episode, up more than 27% from its previous original.

[02/06/14 - 08:21 AM]
Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, Karen Clark Sheard and Wayne Brady Announced as Performers for "BET Honors"
Plus: Rev. Al Sharpton, Joe Morton, Ludacris and Mack Wilds are also scheduled to present at this year's show.

[02/06/14 - 07:28 AM]
TNT to Present Exclusive Live Coverage of NBA All-Star 2014 from New Orleans, Feb. 13-16
Turner Sports' coverage of the NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia will offer fans unparalleled access to the game's top talent.

[02/06/14 - 07:27 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 Wednesday, February 5.

[02/06/14 - 07:00 AM]
Wolf, Migliore, Serling, Bray and Ali Named as Talent for The Jockey Club Tour on FOX
The nine-race series will air on FOX Sports 1 and will feature several of North America's most prestigious races for older horses as well as the $10,000,000 Dubai World Cup, the world's richest Thoroughbred race.

[02/06/14 - 06:54 AM]
MTV Releases "Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged & Uncensored" Featuring Never-Before-Seen Cover Performance of Arctic Monkeys' "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High"
The premiere became the highest rated "MTV Unplugged" in the past decade and set a new digital record as the best performing "Unplugged" episode in the first 24 hours with more than 1.7 million streams.

[02/06/14 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Studios Debuts New Original Pilots Today
The 10 offerings include Chris Carter's "The After," Michael Connelly's "Bosch," Jill Soloway's "Transparent" and more!

[02/06/14 - 04:11 AM]
10th Annual "mtvU Woodie Awards" to Take Over Austin, Texas and SXSW with the Music College Students Love on Thursday March 13, 2014
MTV and mtvU will premiere a primetime, half-hour "2014 mtvU Woodie Awards Special" on Sunday, March 16, highlighting an exciting night of performances and award winners.

[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.







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[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
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