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    [tuesday, january 13, 2015]    
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[01/13/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 13
Updates include: John Rhys-Davies bound for MTV's "Shannara"; Shoshana Bush to lead ABC Family's "Tough Cookie"; and FOX formally pulls the plug on "Red Band Society."

[01/13/15 - 03:10 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Teams Up with Industrial Light & Magic for a Brand New Show Open to Debut Tonight
The show now begins with Jimmy Kimmel bringing Hollywood to life and taking the audience on a cinematic journey among the landmarks of the city.

[01/13/15 - 02:55 PM]
Nashville-Based CMT Elevates Margaret Comeaux, Lucia Folk and Anne Oakley to Vice President
Comeaux, Folk and Oakley will continue to operate out of the cable channel's Nashville headquarters.

[01/13/15 - 01:32 PM]
A&E Network Debuts the Return of the Emmy(R) Award-Winning Docuseries "Intervention" on Sunday, March 1 at 9PM
Twice nominated and in 2009 awarded the Emmy(R) for Outstanding Reality Series, the five-time PRISM Award-winning series "Intervention" brings attention to the enormous social, economic and environmental cost of addiction.

[01/13/15 - 12:50 PM]
"Megachurch Murder" Premieres Saturday, February 7, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Shanica Knowles, Romeo Miller, Tamala Jones, Michael Beach, Corbin Bleu and Malcolm-Jamal Warner star in the network's latest original.

[01/13/15 - 11:32 AM]
Reelz 2015 Slate Packed with New and Returning Original Series
"Hollywood Hillbillies," "Polka Kings," "Branson Taxi" and "Celebrated" are among those on tap.

[01/13/15 - 11:16 AM]
FOX to Wrap "Red Band Society" Season Across Two Saturdays Beginning January 31
Look for one episode on said night followed by back-to-back installments on February 7.

[01/13/15 - 11:15 AM]
Faith, Family and Friendship Unite on Oxygen Media's "Preachers of Detroit" Premiering on Friday, February 20 at 8PM ET/PT
Leading up to the series debut, Oxygen will air two hour-long specials featuring Minister Deitrick Haddon from "Preachers of L.A." as he returns to his hometown of Detroit to reunite with his family and help the community.

[01/13/15 - 11:10 AM]
Lifetime to Air Special "Bobby Brown: Remembering Whitney" in Conjunction with January 17 World Premiere of Original Movie "Whitney"
The special will feature an exclusive, no-holds-barred interview between Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown and Shaun Robinson.

[01/13/15 - 10:45 AM]
Bradley Whitford to Guest-Star on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
He's set as Jake Peralta's (Andy Samberg) father, a regional airline pilot and a charming guy with a history of letting Jake down.

[01/13/15 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Third Season of the Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama Series "The Fosters" and a New Unscripted Series "Job or No Job"
"Job or No Job" is a formatted unscripted series from the producers of "Undercover Boss" that follows one young adult per episode on his/her journey to land a first job.

[01/13/15 - 10:04 AM]
Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Nick Lachey hosts said event, airing live Friday, January 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/13/15 - 10:01 AM]
Looking Ahead to 2016: The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Ceremony Will Be Simulcast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 31, 2016
One of the awards season's premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture and television performances from the previous calendar year.

[01/13/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Up a Fourth Season of "MasterChef Junior" and Welcomes Renowned Pastry Chef Christina Tosi to "MasterChef" and "MasterChef Junior" Judging Panels
Season Six of "MasterChef" is currently in production and will air this summer while production on Season Four of "MasterChef Junior" will begin this spring.

[01/13/15 - 10:00 AM]
Disney XD Orders Second Season of Hit Comedy Series "Kirby Buckets"
Production on the series will resume in Los Angeles this March.

[01/13/15 - 09:50 AM]
"Sports Jeopardy!" Scores with Second Screen Interactive Feature
Sports fans will now have the ability to experience real-time highlights and challenges within the show on Crackle while earning exclusive rewards.

[01/13/15 - 09:49 AM]
Crackle Announces 6th Season of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" to Premiere in the Spring of 2015
Debuting in July 2012, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has been established as one of the most popular original series with nearly 70 million streams.

[01/13/15 - 09:48 AM]
Crackle's "The Throwaways" Trailer Debuts - Original Feature Film Set to Premiere on January 30th
The comedic international cyber spy thriller stars Sam Huntington, Katie McGrath, Christian Hillborg, Jack Kesy with Kevin Dillon and James Caan.

[01/13/15 - 09:47 AM]
Crackle's Original Feature Film "Dead Rising: Watchtower" Rises on March 27th
Principal cast for the upcoming feature-length project includes Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Virginia Madsen and Dennis Haysbert.

[01/13/15 - 09:46 AM]
Christopher Walken, Dennis Miller, Brittany Daniel, Mark McGrath, Patrick Warburton and Adam Beach Get Dirty with David Spade in "Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser"
The long-awaited sequel to the Columbia Pictures cult favorite comedy will pick-up where the first film left off, following the comedic misadventures of the mullet-clad, lovable redneck "Joe Dirt."

[01/13/15 - 09:32 AM]
"Nashville: On the Record" Returns with a One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba to Air This Spring on ABC
The featured cast scheduled to appear includes Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Will Chase, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Maisy Stella, Lennon Stella and Aubrey Peeples.

[01/13/15 - 09:20 AM]
"Community" Season Six Coming to Yahoo March 17!
The digital distributor will premiere two new episodes that day with new episodes every Tuesday.

[01/13/15 - 09:09 AM]
"The Venture Bros." Special Premieres Jan. 19th on Adult Swim
"All This And Gargantua-2" will air at midnight/11:00c on said evening.

[01/13/15 - 08:50 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Ties for #1 Among the Big 4 Networks in Its Time Period in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/13/15 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Top Competitive Evening
The Alphabet is the most-watched broadcast network last night among adults 18-49.

[01/13/15 - 08:30 AM]
FOX Sports on Pace for Most-Watched NFL Playoffs Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, January 10 and Sunday, January 11.

[01/13/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Stands as Monday's Top Non-Sports Net in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/13/15 - 07:47 AM]
"Smackdown(R)" Moves to Thursday Nights on Syfy Beginning January 15 at 8PM
The name SmackDown came from WWE Superstar Dwayne "The Rock(R)" Johnson's popular catchphrase, "Lay the Smackdown."

[01/13/15 - 06:45 AM]
College Football Playoff National Championship: ESPN's Highest Overnight Rating Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 12.

[01/13/15 - 06:30 AM]
AC/DC, Eric Church, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Madonna to Perform on "The 57th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 8 on CBS
The music industry's premier event takes place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network.

[01/13/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Studios Signs Woody Allen to Create His First Television Series Ever
Woody Allen said, "I don't know how I got into this. I have no ideas and I'm not sure where to begin. My guess is that Roy Price will regret this."

[01/12/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 12
Updates include: Eric McCormack to reunite with Debra Messing on "The Mysteries of Laura"; Mary Murphy formally exits "So You Think You Can Dance"; and Syfy's "Childhood's End" rounds out its cast.

[01/12/15 - 02:30 PM]
The Final Season of "Nurse Jackie" and the Return of Hit Series "Penny Dreadful" to Debut This Spring on Showtime
The former returns on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00/8:00c while the latter is due back on Sunday, April 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/15 - 02:29 PM]
Showtime Announces Premiere Date for "Kobe Bryant's Muse"
The feature-length documentary is set to premiere on Saturday, February 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/12/15 - 02:28 PM]
Golden Globe Winner Kyle MacLachlan Returns as FBI Agent Dale Cooper on "Twin Peaks" on Showtime
The revival will go into production in 2015 to air on the network in 2016, marking the 25th anniversary of when the program last aired.

[01/12/15 - 02:27 PM]
Rapper/Actor Colson Baker (AKA Machine Gun Kelly) Rounds Out the Cast of the New Showtime Pilot "Roadies"
Luke Wilson, Christina Hendricks, Imogen Poots, Rafe Spall, Peter Cambor and Keisha Castle-Hughes were previously announced as stars of the ensemble cast.

[01/12/15 - 02:26 PM]
Showtime Gets "Happyish" on April 26 - New Series Stars Steve Coogan, Kathryn Hahn and Bradley Whitford
The series is a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness and why it continues to be so elusive.

[01/12/15 - 02:25 PM]
Hit Showtime Comedy Series "Shameless" Gets Sixth Season Pick-Up
The network's highest-rated comedy series received a 12-episode order, with production on season six starting later this year.

[01/12/15 - 02:11 PM]
ABC's "Galavant" Improves its Hour Against the Golden Globes by 30% Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 11.

[01/12/15 - 02:09 PM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Trump NBC, Golden Globes
A full hour of NFL overrun powers the Eye to the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/12/15 - 01:24 PM]
Syfy to Develop "51st State," One Hour Drama Series from Fox 21 Television Studios
Oscar nominee Craig Borten (Dallas Buyers Club), who sold the pitch to Syfy, will write the pilot.

[01/12/15 - 01:22 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Earns Season High with Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 7.

[01/12/15 - 01:20 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Broadcast of Indianapolis's Win Over Denver Is Second-Highest-Rated Sunday AFC Divisonal Playoff Game in 19 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 11.

[01/12/15 - 12:27 PM]
History Premieres an All New Season of the Hit Series "Swamp People"
Look for new episodes beginning Monday, February 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/12/15 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Continues to Dominate Across Social Media
ABC Family spins the digital numbers for the month to date.

[01/12/15 - 12:00 PM]
Simulcast Premiere of "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero," an Animated Comedy Adventure, Set for Friday, February 13 on Disney XD and Disney Channel
Plus: look for three additional episodes premiering over the holiday weekend on Disney XD.

[01/12/15 - 11:26 AM]
Miley Cyrus in Most Need of a "Do-Over" for 2014 According to VH1 Poll
The poll is timed with the launch of the network's new scripted series "Hindsight," airing Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/15 - 10:48 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Win the Ratings Week of Dec. 29-Jan. 2
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 29-January 2.

[01/12/15 - 10:41 AM]
From the Garage to the Store, Science Channel's "All-American Makers" Offers Opportunity to Amateur Inventors
Every week four top makers from around the nation pitch their products to a panel of three experts featuring Printrbot founder and owner Brook Drumm, mechanical designer and robotics expert Brian Roe, and venture capitalist Marc Portney.

[01/12/15 - 10:09 AM]
The V Foundation Announces Ground-Breaking Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund
The Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund will help continue Stuart's fight against cancer and assist some of the most vulnerable and disproportionately impacted communities battling this horrible disease.







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[12/12/18 - 12:29 PM]
TLC's Weight Transformation Lineup Returns in the New Year with Premieres of "My 600-lb Life" and "Family by the Ton"
Look for both series back-to-back starting Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/18 - 12:19 PM]
Oxygen to Debut Two-Hour Documentary "Dirty John, The Dirty Truth" on Monday, January 14 at 8 PM ET/PT
Bravo Media's scripted anthology "Dirty John" wraps its freshman run the previous night, Sunday, January 13.

[12/12/18 - 12:16 PM]
HGTV's Ben and Erin Napier Reimagine Old Properties for New Residents in Third Season of "Home Town"
"I think people don't always see the beauty and magic in historic properties," said Ben. "Erin and I want all of the houses in Laurel to shine."

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Spike Lee Teams Up with NYU Proteges for Time Travel Feature for Netflix
"See You Yesterday" centers on two Brooklyn teenage science prodigies, Claudette "C.J." Walker and Sebastian J. Thomas, who build make-shift time machines to save C.J.'s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Pedro Pascal Leads a Most Impressive Cast in "The Mandalorian," The First Ever Live-Action "Star Wars" Series, Coming to Disney+
He is officially joined by Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.

[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Series "The Fix," "Grand Hotel," "Whiskey Cavalier" and Returning Shows "American Idol," "Match Game" and "For the People"
Plus: "A Million Little Things" moves to Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting January 17.

[12/12/18 - 11:16 AM]
Season Two of "Milo Murphy's Law," Starring Al Yankovic, Debuts with a "Phineas and Ferb" Hour-Long Crossover Special Saturday, Jan. 5, on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Both series hail from acclaimed animation producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, who will reprise their "Phineas and Ferb" roles as Dr. Doofenshmirtz and Major Monogram.

[12/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
Starring Mahershala Ali and Created by Nic Pizzolatto, "True Detective" Returns for Third Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
The series returns for its eight-episode third season with two episodes debuting back-to-back.

[12/12/18 - 09:01 AM]
The Forces Behind "End of the F***ing World" & "Stranger Things" Unite for "I Am Not Okay with This"
The latest Netflix original series is based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel of the same name.

[12/12/18 - 08:45 AM]
"Everything's Gonna Be Okay," From Critically Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas, Picked Up to Series by Freeform
The half-hour comedy introduces Nicholas (Josh Thomas), a neurotic 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of which has autism.

[12/12/18 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" - Teaser - Netflix
"'Trigger Warning' is about examining cultural taboos and giving viewers the space to examine the 'what ifs' and 'why nots' that limit how some people move and operate in the world," said Michael Render, pka Killer Mike.

[12/12/18 - 08:33 AM]
Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning Series
New series include "I Lived with a Killer," "Famous Fortune Fights," and "Notorious."

[12/12/18 - 08:12 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Season 5 Premieres January 17 at 9pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
On tap this season are Queer Eye's Fab 5, Andy Roddick, Brooklyn Decker, Darren Criss, Big Bird, and Vanessa Morgan with special appearances by Mariah Carey, Serena Williams.

[12/12/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Fall Finales Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" is the night's most-watched program overall while NBC's "The Voice," ABC's "The Conners" top adults 18-49.

[12/12/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "7 Days Out" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A behind-the-scenes look at the most iconic cultural events in fashion, sports, food, gaming, and space.