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[11/14/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 14
Updates include: Elizabeth Perkins boards TNT's "Cocaine Cowboys"; Jessy Schram, Jonathan Banks join Lifetime's "The Lizzie Borden Chronicles"; and AMC passes on comedy pilot "We Hate Paul Revere."

[11/14/14 - 06:40 PM]
Video: Watch a New Promo for "Idol XIV" Returning January 2015 on FOX
The network issues the latest tease for its flagship reality offering.

[11/14/14 - 06:17 PM]
CBS Cancels Sophomore Comedy "The Millers"
The show's most recent episode posted a season low rating among adults 18-49.

[11/14/14 - 04:06 PM]
Tis' the Season with New and Returning Thanksgiving and Holiday Episodes and Specials on FOX!
The weather outside may be frightful, but FOX's programming sure will be delightful with this year's new and returning Thanksgiving and holiday favorites.

[11/14/14 - 01:41 PM]
"Mom" Hits Series-High Ratings Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 13.

[11/14/14 - 11:57 AM]
"Thank You, America!" with Robin Roberts Airs Thursday, November 27 on the ABC Television Network
Perfect for the whole family to gather and watch this Thanksgiving holiday, "Thank You, America!" shines a light on the American spirit of gratitude.

[11/14/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX's Emmy Award-Winning Hit, "Bob's Burgers," Serves Up the Laughs at a Brand-New Time on Sunday Nights
The network details the show's next five episodes, now airing Sunday nights at 9:30/8:30c.

[11/14/14 - 10:33 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner and Golden Globe(R) Nominee Bradley Whitford Joins "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll play Jonathan Cooke, Thom Payne's (Steve Coogan) boss and an advertising industry legend whose success is due in equal parts to his creative genius and moral cravenness.

[11/14/14 - 10:31 AM]
U.K. Sensation Ella Henderson to Perform Tuesday, Nov. 18 on "The Voice"
Eighteen-year-old Henderson will perform her breakout single "Ghost" during the broadcast.

[11/14/14 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Extends "The Mindy Project" by Six Episodes
Said order brings the Tuesday comedy's third season total to 21 episodes.

[11/14/14 - 10:18 AM]
Charli XCX, Fergie, One Direction and Meghan Trainor Join the Billboard Hollywood Party for the "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Lineup
Fergie returns for the ninth year to host the Billboard Hollywood Party and will treat the audience to a special performance.

[11/14/14 - 10:05 AM]
Mickey Mouse-Themed Programming to Debut in Celebration of Mickey Mouse's Birthday, Tuesday, November 18 on Disney Channel
Back-to-back episodes of "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" lead into "Mickey Mouse" cartoons airing every half hour and the premiere of the cartoon short "Mickey Monkey."

[11/14/14 - 09:15 AM]
2015 MLB Opening Night Exclusively on ESPN: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
Dan Shulman is scheduled to provide commentary for MLB Opening Night, with analysts Curt Schilling and John Kruk and reporter Buster Olney.

[11/14/14 - 09:13 AM]
When Life Gives You Lemons, Crush 'Em - New Series "Wake Up Call" Premieres December 12 on TNT
In the series premiere, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and UFC President Dana White attempt to give teenager Terrell Moore a real shot at becoming a MMA Fighter.

[11/14/14 - 08:46 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 100% of Last Week's Adult 18-49 Rating to Equal Its Top Result Since October 16
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 13.

[11/14/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Power ABC to Top Demo Spot
"Scandal" is the Alphabet's most-watched drama among adults 18-49 last night.

[11/14/14 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Thursday of the November Sweep in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 13.

[11/14/14 - 07:49 AM]
Taylor Twellman Signs Multiyear Extension to Stay at ESPN
Twellman, who has quickly emerged as one of soccer's top analysts, will continue his dual role as a match and studio analyst for ESPN's television and digital platforms.

[11/14/14 - 07:05 AM]
Sites and Teams Announced for the 2015 & 2016 Armed Forces Classic
The Armed Forces Classic will originate from the Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler in Okinawa, Japan in 2015 and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu in 2016.

[11/14/14 - 06:45 AM]
Nickelodeon Amplifies Pro-Social Elements to This Year's HALO Awards with Grants Program, Brand-New DoSomething.org Partnership
The HALO Awards is Nickelodeon's annual event that recognizes real-life kids who are doing extraordinary things in their communities and 'Helping and Leading Others' (HALO).

[11/13/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 13
Updates include: CBS gives "The McCarthys" two additional scripts; Netflix on track to revive "Longmire"; and VH1 is in talks to bring back MTV's "The Osbournes."

[11/13/14 - 06:00 PM]
Video: A Subversive and Comic Crime Procedural from the Creator of "Bones," "Backstrom" Is Coming Soon to FOX
Rainn Wilson stars as an unhealthy, offensive, irascible - albeit brilliant - detective who is brought back from exile to run the Portland Police Bureau's Special Crimes Unit.

[11/13/14 - 03:31 PM]
Science Channel Lands #1 Most Watched Telecast of the Year with "Landing on a Comet: Rosetta Mission"
Science Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 12.

[11/13/14 - 02:40 PM]
TNT Pulls the Plug on "Perception"
The show's upcoming five-episode winter run beginning February 17 will be its last.

[11/13/14 - 02:38 PM]
NBC Leads the November Sweep at the Halfway Point in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/13/14 - 02:38 PM]
ABC Drops "Selfie" for the Remainder of November Sweeps
Look for a repeat of "Shark Tank" to fill the Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c hour on November 18 and a "Dancing with the Stars" recap special on November 25.

[11/13/14 - 02:20 PM]
E! Kicks Off "The Soup's" Return to Fridays with The Soup Awards Airing Live for the First Time on Friday, December 12 at 10PM ET
Beginning December 12, host Joel McHale and team will pack up their green screen, DVRs and bikini wearing hairy guy and move back to Fridays.

[11/13/14 - 02:15 PM]
NBC Rings in the Holidays with a Diverse Slate of Heart-Warming Specials That Feature an Impressive Array of Talent
Highlights include concert specials by One Direction and Michael Buble, plus the premieres of two brand-new inventive animated specials.

[11/13/14 - 01:01 PM]
Disney Channel's Annual Winter Programming Event, "Fa-La-La-Lidays," Kicks Off Friday, November 28
Look for special themed installments of "Jessie," "Girl Meets World," "Dog With A Blog," "Liv and Maddie" and "I Didn't Do It."

[11/13/14 - 12:52 PM]
Showtime(R) Debuts Season Five Poster Art for Its Hit Comedy Series "Shameless"
William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum return for a new season beginning Sunday, January 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/13/14 - 11:27 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates Timeslot Competition, Winning All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Nov. 3-7
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 3-7.

[11/13/14 - 11:11 AM]
Iconic Voices Return for FOX Sports' Extensive College Basketball Coverage
The incomparable Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery return for their second season as FOX Sports' lead game announcers, while iconic play-by-play announcer Tim Brando takes the mic for his first season calling FOX Sports college basketball.

[11/13/14 - 10:51 AM]
Video: "An En Vogue Christmas "Trailer
Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron, Rhona Bennett star as themselves in the Lifetime movie, which also features some of En Vogue's biggest hits and two new original songs.

[11/13/14 - 10:31 AM]
Guts, Glory and Gourds Return to Discovery and Science Channel in an All New Version of the Classic Hit Punkin Chunkin: Superchunk!
Former "MythBusters" Kari Byron and Tory Belleci make their much-anticipated return to Discovery and Science Channel as hosts of the annual rite.

[11/13/14 - 10:31 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel to Reveal the Cover of People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive and Interview the Chosen Man for an Exclusive Interview on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
This will be the second consecutive year that Jimmy will be participating in the Sexiest Man Alive festivities.

[11/13/14 - 10:00 AM]
Let the Games Begin as CMT's All-New "Redneck Island" Cast Is Revealed
Hosted by Steve Austin and Jessie James Decker, the 10-episode series is filled with hijinks and hookups as 12 guys and 12 girls discover a new twist to the game which pairs male and female teammates up as bunkmates.

[11/13/14 - 09:55 AM]
CNN Renews Successful Original Series Line-Up
"This is Life with Lisa Ling," "Somebody's Gotta Do It with Mike Rowe" and "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" have all been picked up for additional seasons.

[11/13/14 - 09:39 AM]
Acclaimed Actress Kathryn Hahn to Star as Female Lead in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
The new half-hour pilot will be filmed in New York next month, with Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Steve Coogan previously announced as the male lead.

[11/13/14 - 09:14 AM]
Cooking Channel Explores the Country's Best Taquerias and Authentic Mexican Cuisine with Chef Aaron Sanchez in New Series "Taco Trip"
The six-episode series launches Tuesday, December 16 at 9:30/8:30c on the network.

[11/13/14 - 09:02 AM]
Holidays Are Dramatic, Musical, Delicious - And Vicious! - All on PBS
Highlights include new holiday specials from "Call the Midwife" and "Vicious."

[11/13/14 - 08:57 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers NBC's Top In-Season Rating in Its Slot, Excluding Olympics, Since May 8, 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 12.

[11/13/14 - 08:51 AM]
NBC's "Dateline" Adds Two Saturday Night Mysteries to Its Weekend Lineup in November
Look for encore installments this Saturday, November 15 and November 22.

[11/13/14 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Special Fuels NBC Victory
Lead-outs "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Chicago PD" get a big boost from the network's flagship reality series.

[11/13/14 - 08:12 AM]
"Modern Family" and "black-ish" Rank as Wednesday's Top 2 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 12.

[11/13/14 - 07:50 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to New Season Highs, Posting its Closest Finish Yet With NBC's "Fallon"
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 3-7.

[11/13/14 - 07:11 AM]
Betty Who to Make Award Show Debut on Logo TV's 2014 "New Now Next Awards" Live from Miami on Sunday, December 7 at 8PM ET/PT
The special will also feature appearances from Laverne Cox, Charli XCX, Meghan Trainor, Nick Jonas, A Great Big World, Tyler Oakley and Lance Bass.

[11/13/14 - 06:48 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Drama Series "The Fall" to Premiere Second Season Exclusively on Netflix in the US and Latin America
The six-episode second season will be available beginning Friday, January 16 on the digital distributor.

[11/13/14 - 05:02 AM]
Discovery Communications and Sony Network Entertainment International Announce Expansive Distribution Agreement on Playstation(TM)Vue
The deal encompasses 18 Discovery Communications networks and services, including all 13 U.S. networks as well as next-generation digital entertainment from Discovery Digital Networks and Animal Planet L!VE.

[11/13/14 - 05:01 AM]
MTV, MTV2, mtvU and Logo TV Plant the Flags for the Biggest Award Shows in 2015
Find out the dates for the 2015 editions of the MTV Movie Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, MTV2 Fan Fest Featuring the MTV2 Fandom Awards, mtvU Woodie Awards, and Logo TV Trailblazers.

[11/12/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 12
Updates include: Dallas Roberts, Clifton Collins Jr. to lead "Evil Men" at USA; NBC orders new pilot for "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"; and Thomas M. Wright cast in WGN America's "Outsiders."







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[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 09:17 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:29 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 12:50 PM]
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[10/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[10/14/19 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:13 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:09 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
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