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[01/07/14 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Cracks the Case with Hart Hanson's New Crime Drama "Backstrom"
Rainn Wilson stars as the title role in the project, which was originally developed by CBS.

[12/11/12 - 01:13 PM]
The "44th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced - Two-Hour Special Airs Live Friday, February 1 on NBC
Anthony Anderson, Niecy Nash, Yvette Nicole Brown, Garcelle Beauvais, Tyler James Williams, and Zendaya announced the categories and nominees.

[10/02/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 2
Updates include: Mike Vogel, Nestor Carbonell to visit A&E's "Bates Motel"; Jeffrey Nachmanoff lands "Hostages" pilot at CBS; and Drea de Matteo to star in Lifetime's "Stalkers."

[09/14/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 14
Updates include: Freddie Highmore to play Norman Bates on A&E's "Bates Motel"; Jim Gaffigan to topline potential CBS comedy; and Jenna Dewan joins Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[05/24/12 - 05:52 PM]
Exclusive: FOX's "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef," "So You Think You Can Dance" to Take Two-Week Break Against NBC's Olympics Coverage
Plus: "Mobbed" to return Saturday, July 14; finale dates set for "Take Me Out" and "The Choice"; and more!

[05/15/12 - 11:28 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks No. 1 for Fifth Straight Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/15/12 - 11:05 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Airs the Week's No. 1 Comedy, the No. 1 Drama and the No. 1 New Show
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/12/12 - 09:06 AM]
ABC Wins Friday for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 11.

[05/09/12 - 06:29 PM]
FOX Renews "Touch," Cancels "Alcatraz," "The Finder"
All three series were widely considered on the bubble for next season.

[05/08/12 - 11:28 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratngs - Network Ranks No. 1 Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens for Fourth Consecutive Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/01/12 - 06:42 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Nixes "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" Return in June
Repeats of "American Dad" and "The Cleveland Show" will instead fill the Sunday, 7:00/6:00c hour.

[05/01/12 - 01:26 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Wins Third Consecutive Week and Delivers The No. 1 Shows Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network is No. 2 for the 2nd Straight Week in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[04/28/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Surges Year to Year and "20/20" Dominates "Dateline" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 27.

[04/24/12 - 10:59 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Dominates the Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/23/12 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Mounts a Monumental May
The network details its highlights for the May sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/17/12 - 12:13 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week, Ranks #1 on 5 of 7 Nights
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/12 - 10:02 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Airs 4 of the Week's Top 15 TV Shows in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/14/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Finishes #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 13.

[04/10/12 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Is Up for the 4th Straight Week to Generate Its Most-Watched Non-"Oscar" Week Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/07/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Primetime: What Would You Do?" Hits its 2nd Highest Numbers this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 6.

[04/02/12 - 04:30 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Books Two-Hour "Touch" Season Finale for May 31; More Summer Details
Repeats of "House" and "Bones" are bound for Friday nights beginning June 1 and more!

[03/29/12 - 03:01 PM]
Interview: "Bones" Creator Hart Hanson
The showrunner chats about today's renewal, the future of "The Finder" and more!

[03/19/12 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Announces 2011-12 Season Finale Dates
Highlights include the two-part season finale of "American Idol" on Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23.

[03/15/12 - 12:34 PM]
ABC Family Announces Start of Production on the Latest Movie in the Home Alone Franchise Set to Premiere in Christmas 2012
Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar, Edward Asner, Eddie Steeples, and Christian Martyn star in the project.

[03/13/12 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Ranks #1 for the Primetime Week of March 5-11 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 09:50 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "American Idol" Propels FOX to Weekly Victory
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/07/12 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Keri Russell to lead "The Americans" for FX; Anthony Edwards, Carmen Ejogo report to ABC's "Zero Hour"; and Theo James is CBS's new "Golden Boy."

[03/05/12 - 07:56 PM]
It's Official: FOX Cancels "Terra Nova"
The network has formally pulled the plug on the much-ballyhooed drama.

[03/02/12 - 10:00 AM]
"The Finder" Moves to Fridays on April 6 With an All-New Episode Featuring Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
The Geoff Stults-led drama will take over for newcomer "Hotel Hell," which is being pushed to the summer.

[02/28/12 - 11:41 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks No. 1 on Four of Seven Nights, Widens Season Lead
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 10:33 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Is the #1 Series for the Primetime Week of Feb. 20-26 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week by Strong Margins in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/27/12 - 04:57 PM]
"Touch" World Premieres Thursday, March 22 on FOX
"Bones" will instead move to Mondays at 8:00/7:00c beginning April 2.

[02/24/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Ranks as Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 23.

[02/22/12 - 10:27 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Finishes Within a Tenth of a Point of #1 in 18-49 and Grabs the Top Spot in 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[02/15/12 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces Ten Writers Selected for "Fox Writers Intensive"
Hart Hanson, Davey Holmes, Patrick Massett, Roy Lee and Virgil Williams are among the writers and producers who will engage in collaborative sessions with this year's FWI finalists.

[02/14/12 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" and "Smash" Pace NBC's Primetime Week of Feb. 6-12
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/14/12 - 10:01 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Has Strong Week With Regularly Scheduled Programming
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/14/12 - 09:55 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Builds Week to Week by 27% in Viewers and by 40% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/10/12 - 01:32 PM]
"Bones" Prepares for a Mother of a Return Thursday, April 5
Plus: Gordon Ramsay's "Hotel Hell" to premiere Friday, April 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/10/12 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's #1 Drama, ABC's "Grey's" Hits a 5-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 9.

[02/07/12 - 01:07 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Tops the Week in Entertainment Programming, Wins Five of Seven Nights
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Record-Breaking Super Bowl XLVI and "The Voice" Supercharge the Network's Top-Rated Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 09:57 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "The Bachelor" Delivers its 2nd-Best Numbers of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/03/12 - 08:59 AM]
ABC's Thursday Dramas Gain Viewers Over Last Originals
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 2.

[02/01/12 - 06:30 AM]
FOX Fires Up February
The network details its February sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[01/26/12 - 02:12 PM]
Exclusive: "American Idol" to Air Two-Hour Edition on Thursday, February 16
The extra hour will pre-empt "The Finder" on said night.

[01/24/12 - 11:26 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - FOX Moves Into Season Lead, Outrates Other Four Networks Combined
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 10:29 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "Betty White's 90th Birthday" Celebrates With NBC's Biggest Overall Audience in Its Monday Time Period, Excluding Olympics, in Nearly Three Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - ABC Finishes No. 2 to Fox with Young Adults and Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/23/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 23
Updates include: NBC gets busy with 10 pilot orders; Jon Bernthal in early talks for TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and USA postpones comedy pilot "Paging Dr. Freed."

[01/20/12 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Wins at 9pm to Finish as Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 19.

[01/18/12 - 11:11 AM]
"The Simpsons" Tops the Week! FOX's Animated Favorite Outperforms "Modern Family" and "Big Bang Theory" As Last Week's No. 1 Series
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/18/12 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Delivers 6 of the Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49 and Places the No. 1 New Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/18/12 - 09:54 AM]
On Sunday, "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" Wins Its Three-Hour Time Period in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/13/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Dominates at 9pm to Stand as Thursday's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 12.

[01/12/12 - 07:58 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Finder" Co-Stars Geoff Stults & Michael Clarke Duncan
Part two of two from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[01/12/12 - 07:54 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Finder" Co-Stars Mercedes Masohn & Maddie Hanson
Part one of two from our visit with the cast of the FOX series.

[12/05/11 - 11:40 AM]
FOX Uncovers Original Episode of "Bones" to Air Before the Premiere of "The Finder" on Thursday, January 12
"The Crack in the Code," previously slated for December 15, will now air January 12.

[12/01/11 - 01:10 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Gives Saturday Repeat Slots to "The Finder," "Alcatraz"
Repeats of "Alcatraz" are set for Saturdays at 11:00/10:00c starting January 21 while "The Finder" will air encores Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning February 4.

[12/01/11 - 12:32 PM]
FOX Announces 2011-2012 Midseason Premiere Dates
"Alcatraz" to bow Monday, January 16 with "The Finder" on Thursday, January 12 and "Napoleon Dynamite" on Sunday, January 15.

[11/22/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 22
Updates include: NBC greenlights Sarah Silverman comedy pilot; Ewan McGregor joins HBO's "The Corrections"; and Cuba Gooding Jr. to star in ABC's "Crew Six."

[11/11/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 11
Updates include: Paul Bettany in talks for Showtime's "Masters of Sex"; Netflix, Lionsgate to team for "Orange Is the New Black"; and quartet set for AMC's "How to Cheat on Your Wife."

[11/10/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 10
Updates include: Howard Stern in talks to join "America's Got Talent"; Misha Collins bound for The CW's "Ringer"; Wilmer Valderrama to visit Laura Prepon on NBC's "Are You There, Chelsea?"

[09/29/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 29
Updates include: Carlton Cuse, Barry Schindel and Bill Callahan all land projects at ABC; NBC extends "Parenthood" to 18 episodes; and Chris Carter eyes small screen return.

[08/05/11 - 01:48 PM]
Reilly: "Bones," "House" Futures TBD; "Glee" Spin-Off Still An Option
Plus: "Bones" to initially only shoot 13 episodes this season; what's on tap for "Terra Nova," "Touch"; and his potential plans for "Breaking In."

[07/19/11 - 10:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 19
Updates include: Jere Burns lands arc on USA's "Burn Notice"; Mercedes Masohn, Maddie Hasson set for FOX's "The Finder"; and a trio joins HBO's "Game of Thrones."

[06/16/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 16
Updates include: Darren Aronofsky to direct HBO's "Hobgoblin"; "Glee" lands its first writing staff; and Craig Ferguson in talks to host "Identity Crisis" at CBS.

[05/25/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 25
Updates include: Saffron Burrows out of FOX's "The Finder"; Frances Conroy joins FX's "American Horror Story"; and quartet to recur on "Sons of Anarchy" this season.

[05/16/11 - 02:35 PM]
Video: FOX Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/16/11 - 05:30 AM]
FOX Announces Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Among the highlights: "Terra Nova" to kick off Mondays; "X Factor" set for Wednesdays, Thursdays; and Fridays to remain "Kitchen Nightmares," "Fringe."

[05/10/11 - 09:01 PM]
FOX Adds Four, Cancels Five as Upfront Looms
Newcomers "Alcatraz," "The Finder," "The New Girl," "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" are in while "Human Target," "Breaking In," "The Chicago Code," "Traffic Light," "Lie to Me" are out.

[04/21/11 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "The Finder" Star Geoff Stults
Tonight's episode of "Bones" on FOX sets up the potential spin-off.

[04/04/11 - 11:06 PM]
Booth and Brennan Go on a Treasure Hunt on An All-New "Bones" Thursday, April 21, on FOX
Geoff Stults, Michael Clarke Duncan and Saffron Burrows guest star in the episode, a backdoor pilot for a proposed spin-off.

[02/14/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 14
Updates include: Robert Taylor is "Longmire" for A&E; Jesse L. Martin, Saffron Burrows land pilots; and more directors sign on for this year's development crop.

[01/28/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 28
Updates include: Greg Grunberg is "Big Mike" for A&E; Geoff Stults to topline FOX's "Bones" spin-off; and a half-dozen more pilots get greenlit.

[01/19/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 19
Updates include: Michael Clarke Duncan joins FOX's "Bones" spin-off; Ronald D. Moore, Jack Burditt pilots move forward; and ABC books dates for "Shark Tank" (March 25), "Take the Money and Run" (April 14).

[10/21/10 - 07:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 21
Updates include: FOX preps a potential "Bones" spin-off; MTV gives a return date for "Jersey Shore"; and Eric McCormack in talks to topline TNT's "Perception."







FINDER, THE (FOX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/12/12 - 5/11/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/9/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, February 2012) After its final Thursday night episode on March 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), THE FINDER will move to Fridays starting April 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Don't miss THE FINDER's last Thursday episode on March 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), in which Walter (Geoff Stults) searches for a teenage girl who goes missing during an intense storm. Meanwhile, Isabel (Mercedes Masöhn) uncovers clues that link the girl's disappearance to foul play and Willa's (Maddie Hasson) probation officer puts her differences with Willa aside to join in the search. Then, THE FINDER makes its time period premiere on Friday, April 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). The episode features Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson as music mogul Big Glade, who enlists Walter's help in finding the source of illegally released songs. Big Glade's business savvy lawyer (guest star Salli Richardson-Whitfield) is also Leo's (Michael Clarke Duncan) former love interest, and the two rekindle their romance.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Geoff Stults as Walter Sherman
· Maddie Hasson as Willa Monday
· Mercedes Masöhn as Isabel Zambada
· Michael Clarke Duncan as Leo Knox
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Saffron Burrows as Ike Latulippe (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barry Josephson as EP
· Daniel Sackheim as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Hart Hanson as CRTR/EP
· Richard Greener as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television