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[02/12/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 12
Updates include: Cristin Milioti is the first to board NBC's "A to Z"; FOX gives series order to Will Forte's "Last Man on Earth"; and Jonathan Ryland is NBC's "Lifesaver."

[02/12/14 - 03:45 PM]
Video: Meet Kanan, the Cowboy Jedi in "Star Wars Rebels"
Kanan, voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr., is a less traditional Force-wielder than fans are used to seeing.

[02/12/14 - 02:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC Stays in Front with Winter Games
Plus: numbers for USA's "The Westminster Kennel Club 138th Annual Dog Show," ABC Family's "Twisted" and Comedy Central's "Kroll Show."

[02/12/14 - 02:36 PM]
U2 to Perform "Ordinary Love" on the Oscars(R)
"Ordinary Love," was written by the group for "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and is nominated for Original Song.

[02/12/14 - 02:11 PM]
NBC & NBCSN Post Big Gains Throughout Day for Tuesday's Sochi Olympics Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 11.

[02/12/14 - 12:48 PM]
Adult Swim Blasts Off with Second Season of "Rick and Morty"
"I am excited to make as much 'Rick and Morty' as Adult Swim allows, and I'm relieved to be in a time slot of no strategic value to CBS," said Dan Harmon.

[02/12/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" Announces Guests for Premiere Week, Feb. 24-28
Amy Poehler, Vice President Joe Biden and musical guest A Great Big World will kick things off on Monday, February 24.

[02/12/14 - 11:33 AM]
Discovery Channel Chronicles a Modern Day Clan War in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas
The new series "Clash of the Ozarks" premieres Tuesday, February 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[02/12/14 - 11:26 AM]
truTV Greenlights New Series: "The Safecrackers"
The series, premiering March 24, will introduce viewers to a pair of Alabama locksmiths who specialize in opening even the toughest of vaults.

[02/12/14 - 10:45 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Look for Samantha Logan and Melissa Peterman to be up on Twitter during their respective telecasts.

[02/12/14 - 10:14 AM]
E! Goes Behind-the-Scenes to Bring Viewers the "Secrets of Fashion Week" Airing Friday, February 14 at 8PM
Alicia Quarles and Zanna Roberts Rassi will host a roundtable discussion along with Kelly Rowland, June Ambrose, Cynthia Rowley and Karolina Kurkova.

[02/12/14 - 10:09 AM]
VH1's "The Fabulous Life" Returns with All New Episodes + More Hollywood Glitz and Glamour
The new season will take an exclusive look at the lux lifestyles of Hollywood royalty including Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Baby North along with Nicki Minaj and power couple, Jay-Z and Beyoncé.

[02/12/14 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Confirms Title and Launch Date for John Oliver's New Show: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" to Debut April 27
The show will be produced for HBO by Avalon Television, with John Oliver, Tim Carvell, James Taylor and Jon Thoday serving as executive producers, and Liz Stanton producing.

[02/12/14 - 10:01 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Reveals Talent for the 31st Annual Paleyfest March 13-28, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre
The annual two week event will host more than 200 of the hottest stars and creative talents in media and will feature two reunion events: a 10th anniversary "Lost" reunion and a "Veronica Mars" series reunion.

[02/12/14 - 09:38 AM]
Donal Logue Cast as Detective Harvey Bullock in FOX and Warner Bros. Television's One-Hour Drama Project "Gotham"
He joins the previously cast Ben McKenzie, Zabryna Guevara, Erin Richards, Sean Pertwee and Robin Lord Taylor.

[02/12/14 - 09:24 AM]
Adam Carolla Seeks Retribution for Cheated Homeowners When "Catch a Contractor" Premieres Sunday, March 9 at 10 PM ET/PT on Spike TV
Host and master carpenter Adam Carolla and his team, consisting of no-nonsense, expert contractor Skip Bedell and his wife, private investigator Alison Bedell, are on a mission.

[02/12/14 - 08:52 AM]
TBS Brings More Hidden-Camera Laughs with the Return of the Unscripted Series "Deal With It" on March 19
Guest stars this season include Kelly Osbourne, Nick Cannon and Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

[02/12/14 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Olympics Coast Past Mostly Repeat Competition
Originals from FOX's "Dads," "New Girl" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" are all down double digits from last week.

[02/12/14 - 08:05 AM]
Darren Haynes to Join ESPN
Prior to joining ESPN, Haynes was sports anchor/reporter for Al Jazeera-America in New York (September-November 2013) where he anchored the evening and morning sportscasts.

[02/12/14 - 08:02 AM]
First Season of "Rev Run's Renovation" Delivers Triple Digit Growth for DIY Network
DIY Network spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/12/14 - 07:58 AM]
Two-Hour Special "Army Wives: A Final Salute" Premieres Sunday, March 16 to Celebrate Historic Run of Hit Lifetime Drama
The special features interviews with cast members, including Kim Delaney, Sally Pressman, Brigid Brannagh, Wendy Davis, Sterling K. Brown, Brian McNamara, Terry Serpico, Drew Fuller and Jeremy Davidson.

[02/12/14 - 07:20 AM]
CNBC's "The Profit" Returns for Season Two on Tuesday, February 25th at 10PM ET/PT
"The Profit" features serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis who saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process.

[02/12/14 - 06:30 AM]
BBC America Appoints Ricky Kelehar Vice President, Unscripted Programming
Kelehar joins from IWC Media where he was Head of Factual Entertainment and US Formats.

[02/12/14 - 06:28 AM]
NBC News' Peacock Productions Secures First UK Commission Out of New London Office
"Is Amanda Knox Guilty?" will be the first TV documentary on the case since the second guilty verdict announced by an Italian judge on January 30.

[02/12/14 - 05:42 AM]
mtvU Unveils "2014 mtvU Woodie Awards" Nominees: Arcade Fire Leads with Three Nods, While Pharrell, Disclosure, Jay Z, Imagine Dragons and Chance the Rapper Receive Multiple Noms
Drake, Avicci, Childish Gambino, Lorde, Bastille, Beyoncé, Zedd, Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar, Iggy Azalea, Daft Punk and The 1975 also receive nods.

[02/11/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 11
Updates include: MTV's "Eye Candy," HBO's "The Brink" get series orders; Greta Gerwig to topline "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher is the first to board ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club."

[02/11/14 - 05:54 PM]
"The Flash" Casting: John Wesley Shipp to Guest Star
Shipp will guest star in the pilot in a mystery role, with the part intended to be a recurring guest star in series.

[02/11/14 - 03:29 PM]
Dick Van Dyke to Guest Star in a Two-Episode Arc on "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," Hallmark Channel's Highly Anticipated New Original Series from Martha Williamson Premiering April 2014
Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson co-star in the upcoming series.

[02/11/14 - 03:20 PM]
Next Week Is "Rush Week," as Randy Jackson Returns to Lead Intense Workshops on "American Idol XIII"
After this Thursday's show, fans will get the chance to vote via toll-free calls, text, online and the app, for which guy they want to make it to the Top 30 semi-finalists.

[02/11/14 - 03:06 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Features Middleweight Title-Contender Bout at UFC(R) Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi
The main card also features another key middleweight fight, with No. 3-ranked Jacare Souza (19-3, 1NC) facing No. 8-ranked Francis Carmont (22-7).

[02/11/14 - 02:57 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC Goes Untouched with Winter Games Coverage
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off," TLC's "Cake Boss" and Syfy's "Lost Girl."

[02/11/14 - 02:34 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" Sets Season Highs and "The Fosters" Hits 3 Week Highs
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, February 10.

[02/11/14 - 01:54 PM]
Hallmark Channel Marks a Strong Weekend with Two Original Premieres
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 8.

[02/11/14 - 01:49 PM]
Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" Returns to Bestial Greenland as Miners Claim Fortune and Glory
Season two will roll out Thursday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/11/14 - 01:34 PM]
EPIX Presents "And the Envelope Please..." - Interviews Featuring Casts and Crews from This Year's Oscar Contenders as Part of the Envelope Screening Series
The 30-minute encore presentations will air on EPIX between February 17 and 24, Academy voting week.

[02/11/14 - 01:31 PM]
NBCSN Continues Record Pace with 84% Viewership Increase from 2012 London Games
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 10.

[02/11/14 - 01:24 PM]
"Anna Deavere Smith: A YoungArts Masterclass," the Latest Edition of the Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Family Documentary Show, Debuts Feb. 17
YoungArts is devoted to identifying and supporting the nation's next generation of artists.

[02/11/14 - 12:42 PM]
ESPN's MLB Spring Training Slate Begins March 17 with World Series Rematch
The seven-game schedule includes multiple appearances by the Red Sox, Cardinals, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals.

[02/11/14 - 12:14 PM]
Chiller's "Killer Legends" Premieres Sunday, March 16 @ 8 PM ET
The hair-raising two-hour event focuses on four timeless urban legends that haunt the psyche of the American public.

[02/11/14 - 12:01 PM]
Disney XD Greenlights "Kirby Buckets," a Single-Camera Comedy Series That Brings an Aspiring Animator's Imagination to Life
The series, starring 13-year-old Jacob Bertrand, will begin production in Los Angeles in the spring for a fall 2014 premiere on Disney XD.

[02/11/14 - 11:21 AM]
Bravo Delivers Three New Specials in February
Highlights include "The Real Housewives of New York City" preview special on Wednesday, February 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/11/14 - 11:15 AM]
Golden Globe and Tony Award-Winning Actor Hugh Jackman Returns to Host "The 68th Annual Tony(R) Awards," Sunday, June 8
Previously, Jackman served as host from 2003-2005, earning an Emmy Award for his 2004 duties at the 58th Annual ceremony, as well as an Emmy nomination for his 2005 appearance at the 59th Annual ceremony.

[02/11/14 - 11:06 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week in Adults 18-34 and No. 3 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 11:03 AM]
CBS Has Five of the Week's Top 10 Programs, Including the Top 4 Non-Olympic Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 10:55 AM]
Out Olympic Medalist Caitlin Cahow to Serve as Logo TV's First-Ever Olympic Columnist
Cahow, who was part of the Presidential Olympic Delegation during the opening ceremonies, will write a series of articles exclusively for LogoTV.com highlighting her experiences in Sochi as an openly gay woman.

[02/11/14 - 10:54 AM]
NBC Dominates the Primetime Week of Feb. 3-9 with Its Top Numbers Since the Summer of 2012
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 10:54 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 139th-Straight Week Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 10:50 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Soars to Series Ratings High with More Than 3 Million Viewers Per Episode
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 27-31.

[02/11/14 - 10:35 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Return Claims Top Demo Spot
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Girls," TLC's "90 Day Fiance" and Showtime's "House of Lies."

[02/11/14 - 10:30 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Olympic Winter Games Keep NBC on Top
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "The Girl He Met Online," Discovery's "MythBusters" and Spike TV's "Auction Hunters."







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.