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[02/19/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 19
Updates include: Debra Messing to lead "The Mysteries of Laura" at NBC; Terrence Howard to run FOX's "Empire"; and Paget Brewster boards ABC's "Saint Francis."

[02/19/14 - 04:26 PM]
Bravo Media Orders First Scripted Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Lisa Edelstein, Janeane Garofalo and Beau Garrett star in the series, which has been picked up for 13 episodes.

[02/19/14 - 03:48 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Olympic Winter Games Power NBC to Top Spot
Plus: numbers for Cartoon Network's "Hall of Game Awards," Food Network's "Worst Cooks in America" and VH1's "Basketball Wives: LA."

[02/19/14 - 03:23 PM]
Video: Meet Sabine, the No-Nonsense Heroine from "Star Wars Rebels"
Sabine is unlike any Star Wars character - especially in her love for blowing things up and tagging her work with graffiti.

[02/19/14 - 03:14 PM]
USA-Czech Republic Men's Hockey Quarterfinal Most-Streamed Olympic Event & 2nd-Most Streamed Sports Event in NBC Sports Live Extra History
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 18.

[02/19/14 - 02:25 PM]
England's FA Cup Soccer Powers FOX Sports 2 to Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, February 16.

[02/19/14 - 12:41 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 140th-Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 12:29 PM]
TNT Tops the Ratings Charts Last Week, with Across-the-Board Rankings as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 12:24 PM]
Golf Channel Begins Celebration of Golf's Olympic Return at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday, February 24
The Rio Opening Ceremony will be Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, 893 days from Golf Channel's celebration on Monday.

[02/19/14 - 12:21 PM]
Starz Signs Acclaimed Filmmaker David Michod to Direct New Original Drama Series "Flesh and Bone"
The upcoming series follows a young ballet dancer with a distinctly troubled past, as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York.

[02/19/14 - 11:36 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for Week in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 11:22 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Trumps Winter Games in Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot," National Geographic Channel's "Wicked Tuna" and TLC's "90 Day Fiance."

[02/19/14 - 11:17 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Olympic Winter Games Continue Their Reign
Plus: numbers for TNT's "State Farm All-Star Saturday Night," Lifetime's "The Good Mistress" and Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures."

[02/19/14 - 11:13 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Highly Anticipated New Original Series from the Creative Force Behind "Touched by an Angel" Martha Williamson, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," Will Have Its World Premiere Sunday, April 20th
Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson star in the series, which also features appearances by Valerie Harper and Dick Van Dyke.

[02/19/14 - 11:10 AM]
Bravo Media's Titans of New York Real Estate and First Ladies of Medicine Return for New Seasons This April
"Million Dollar Listing New York" returns Wednesday, April 2 at 9:00/8:00c while "Married to Medicine" is back on Sunday, April 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Scores Its 2nd-Best Week in Households in Seven Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 3-7.

[02/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
More Medical Emergencies Put Staff to the Test in All-New Season of "Sydney ER"
The series premieres Friday, March 7 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery Fit & Health.

[02/19/14 - 10:56 AM]
Nickelodeon Introduces New Products in Activity Category at New York Toy Fair
Available this fall, the lineup includes an assortment of dough makers and shakers, magnetic playsets and Nickelodeon's popular GAK.

[02/19/14 - 10:55 AM]
Nickelodeon to Launch Dual-Language Preschool Learning Toys Featuring "Dora the Explorer"
Available nationwide this spring, the product line includes electronic learning toys and puzzles that can be played in either English or Spanish.

[02/19/14 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon and Playmates Toys Debut 2014 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Toy Line Extension
he rest of the lineup consists of a refresh of hits including action figures and vehicles, role play gear and plush.

[02/19/14 - 10:47 AM]
Nickelodeon and The Lego Group Build New, Action-Packed "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Adventures This Fall
Joining the wildly successful 2013 line, the new assortment includes the Karai Bike Escape, Turtle Sub Undersea Chase, Mutation Chamber Unleashed, T-Rawket Sky Strike and Shredder's Lair Rescue.

[02/19/14 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Scores Its Most Dominant Primetime Win for a Regular-Season Week in People Meter History
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 10:44 AM]
Superstar Dierks Bentley Invites Fans Into His World in the Personal Film "Dierks Bentley: Riser," Premiering Saturday, February 22 on CMT
The film documents the superstar's ups and downs following the death of his father through the birth of his first son, the story which inspired his upcoming seventh studio album.

[02/19/14 - 10:42 AM]
Nickelodeon Unveils Robust "SpongeBob SquarePants" Toy and Activity Lineup at New York Toy Fair 2014
The new line of products include plush, collectible figures and role play toys from master toy licensee, Just Play.

[02/19/14 - 10:34 AM]
Nickelodeon and "Peter Rabbit" Spring Into Action at the American International Toy Fair 2014 With Exciting New Toy Lineup in New York City
The robust lineup consists of unique and innovative products that span multiple categories including figures, playsets, role play, bath toys, specialty plush, games and activities.

[02/19/14 - 10:31 AM]
The Legacy of "Dallas" Continues with J.R. Ewing-Branded Bourbon, in Stores End of March 2014
The 4-year-old, 80-proof light amber-colored bourbon will initially launch in 14 states across the South and Midwest, with plans to expand nationally within a few months and internationally by the year's end.

[02/19/14 - 10:30 AM]
National Geographic Channel Presents Special Highlighting Pastor Jamie Coots of "Snake Salvation"
"Snake Salvation: They Shall Take Up Serpents," a compilation from the series, will premiere tomorrow, Thursday, February 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/19/14 - 10:28 AM]
Nickelodeon and Fisher-Price Announce 2014 Preschool Product Lineup Featuring "Dora the Explorer" and "Bubble Guppies" at the American International Toy Fair in New York City
Headlining the extensive roster will be innovative playsets, dolls, plush and battery operated ride-on vehicles.

[02/19/14 - 10:26 AM]
"Nancy & Tonya" Debuts Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7 PM ET/6 PM CT on NBC on 20th Anniversary of 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition
The documentary, featuring an exclusive sit-down with Nancy Kerrigan and a one-on-one interview with Tonya Harding, debuts immediately prior to the Closing Ceremony.

[02/19/14 - 10:03 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) to Premiere Three Music Docs in March Featuring Blondie, Amy Winehouse and Dr. John
Said trio will premiere on successive Fridays at 10:00/9:00c beginning March 7.

[02/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Unleashes "Mad Dog: Inside the Secret World of Muammar Gaddafi" - A Riveting Chronicle of the Libyan Dictator's Tyrannical Regime
The 90-minute documentary will premiere on Friday, April 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/14 - 09:41 AM]
For the Third Year, ABC Sales Takes Top Spot In MyersBizNet Survey of Advertisers and Agency Media Satisfaction
Out of eight broadcast networks, ABC Sales was named the top overall performer when averaging six categories evaluated by the organization.

[02/19/14 - 09:40 AM]
ABC Casting Initiative "Make Me a Star" Announces Winners
Cornelius Smith Jr. from Detroit, Michigan and Khalilah Joi Dubose from Hampton, Virginia are the winners of the Adults Contest.

[02/19/14 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Claims 7 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/19/14 - 09:36 AM]
"Treblinka: Hitler's Killing Machine" Premieres March 29 at 8:00 PM ET on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The special follows the quest to finally uncover clues that reveal the brutal mechanics behind an operation designed to murder people on a mass scale.

[02/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Millionaire" Is the Biggest Week-to-Week Gainer Among All Syndie Game Shows
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 3-7.

[02/19/14 - 08:58 AM]
Video: "Dallas" Season 3 Sneak Peek
The stars of "Dallas" give you a sneak peek into season three, premiering on Monday, February 24 on TNT.

[02/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX's "Idol" Special Can't Catch NBC's Olympics Coverage
The Peacock's Winter Games presentation however is down more than 27% from a week ago.

[02/19/14 - 08:33 AM]
TLC Premieres Second Season of "America's Worst Tattoos" on Thursday, March 27 at 10/9c
With expert artists Megan Massacre, Jeremy Swan, Tim Pangburn and Lisa Del Toro at the helm, no tattoo goes uncorrected.

[02/19/14 - 08:15 AM]
Emmy(R) Winner Wendell Pierce Joins the Second Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan"
Pierce will play Mr. Keith, a down on his luck parole officer who gets a payoff from Ray (Liev Schreiber).

[02/19/14 - 08:13 AM]
Jada Pinkett Smith Cast as Fish Mooney in FOX and Warner Bros Television's One-Hour Drama Project "Gotham"
A sadistic gangster boss and nightclub owner, Fish Mooney's got the street smarts and almost extra-sensory abilities to read people like an open book.

[02/19/14 - 08:13 AM]
Strap on Your Backpack and Get Set to Travel the Globe with BBC America's "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan" on March 25
Plus: look for the all-new two-part special, "24 Hours on Earth," beginning Tuesday, March 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/14 - 08:12 AM]
2014 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on ESPN is Most-Watched Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, February 14.

[02/19/14 - 08:03 AM]
TravelChannel.Com Announces Its Third Annual "Travel's Best: Beach Awards" for 2014
Plus, starting today through March 2, viewers are invited to cast their vote in a TravelChannel.com poll for their best overall beach.

[02/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
MTV's "Ultimate Fan Experience" to Give One Fan a Once-in-a-Lifetime VIP Experience with Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony and Cher Lloyd
Beginning today, fans can enter for a once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience where one lucky fan and a guest will jet off to Nashville and hang with Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony and Cher Lloyd during their current Neon Lights tour.

[02/19/14 - 07:53 AM]
CMT Launches New Casting Website
The site lives on the CMT.com site and can be easily accessed through the home page.

[02/19/14 - 07:05 AM]
Soledad O'Brien Joins National Geographic Channel Global Television Event "Live from Space"
The two-hour event bows Friday, March 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[02/19/14 - 07:00 AM]
NBC Olympics and USOC to Present Unprecedented Coverage of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
Look for 52 hours of coverage of the upcoming Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games across NBC and NBCSN including 27 hours of live coverage, beginning with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, March 7.

[02/19/14 - 06:56 AM]
Night Two of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Continues to Deliver Strong Sampling at the Show's Special Midnight Start Time
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, February 18.

[02/19/14 - 06:13 AM]
Logo TV to Debut First-Ever Mini-Series to Simultaneously Premiere Across Television, Web, Mobile and Social
Timed to the 20th anniversary of the Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding Olympic scandal, "Ice Queens" stars drag queens from Logo's hit series, "RuPaul's Drag Race."







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[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.

[07/22/14 - 10:27 AM]
PBS Station Sites to Stream Ken Burns's "The Roosevelts" in its Entirety Starting Day after Broadcast Premiere
The first two-hour episode will premiere on PBS stations, Sunday, September 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:26 AM]
PBS Announces New Programming During Summer 2014 TCA Session
Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced updates to its fall schedule and new programs for 2015.

[07/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
Syfy, Space and Temple Street Productions Announce Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore and Luke MacFarlane Will Star in New Scripted Series "Killjoys"
The series follows a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multi-planetary class war.

[07/22/14 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Next Games and AMC Debut Trailer for "The Walking Dead" Mobile Game, "The Walking Dead: No Man's Land"
The game will allow players to experience the world of the iconic show through gameplay exclusively developed for smartphones and tablet devices.

[07/22/14 - 08:47 AM]
"Dark Horse Nation" - New Series Premieres Tuesday, July 29 at 10 p.m. on History(R)
The 12-episode series combines great beer, innovation and renegade entrepreneurialism as it follows the day-to-day adventures of the Dark Horse Brewing Company.

[07/22/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Claims Top Spot with "MasterChef," "Hotel Hell"
The network has won the adults 18-49 for four consecutive weeks.

[07/22/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Tops Monday in Viewers/"The Bachelorette" Is Up to Tie a Best-Since-Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/22/14 - 08:24 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Hits a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/22/14 - 08:11 AM]
Hit Series "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premiere with Back-to-Back Episodes on August 14
WE tv's originals return to Thursday nights beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 07:57 AM]
National Geographic Channel Heads to Comic-Con San Diego
The panel will highlight NGC's smartertainment programming including returning series "Brain Games" and new series "Going Deep with David Rees" and "You Can't Lick Your Elbow."