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[01/14/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 14
Updates include: NBC greenlights two comedy pilots; Colin Ford is the first "Under the Dome" at CBS; and Michelle Monaghan among those joining HBO's "True Detective."

[01/14/13 - 04:15 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery Once Again Tops Charts with "Gold Rush"
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Teen Trouble," truTV's "Killer Karaoke" and ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights."

[01/14/13 - 02:50 PM]
PBS Kids and Kratt Brothers Company Release First "Wild Kratts" App
The science-focused app enables kids to explore special creature powers as they pollinate flowers, bathe elephants and feed a family of raccoons.

[01/14/13 - 02:48 PM]
PBS Kids Announces New Math Series "Peg + Cat," Premiering Fall 2013
Co-creators Billy Aronson and Jennifer Oxley have teamed with The Fred Rogers Company on the series.

[01/14/13 - 02:41 PM]
Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" is the #1 Preschool Series Launch in Cable TV History in Girls 2-5, Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, January 11.

[01/14/13 - 02:34 PM]
Sharyn Alfonsi Joins "60 Minutes Sports"
Alfonsi comes from ABC News, where she was a New York-based reporter for five years, appearing regularly on all of the division's platforms.

[01/14/13 - 01:28 PM]
Highest Rated Episodes Ever for "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication," Up Double Digits Versus Prior Seasons
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, January 13.

[01/14/13 - 12:40 PM]
PBS Series "Latino Americans" to Be Narrated by Benjamin Bratt
The landmark three-part, six-hour documentary series is set to air nationally on PBS in the fall of 2013.

[01/14/13 - 12:25 PM]
"The Bletchley Circle" to Premiere April 21 on PBS - New Murder Mystery to Join Sunday Night Drama Lineup on PBS
Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling and Julie Graham star in the three-part murder mystery series.

[01/14/13 - 12:09 PM]
PBS to Air Week of Special Programming Focusing on the Newtown Tragedy
The "After Newtown" programming airs on PBS stations February 18-22.

[01/14/13 - 11:50 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Scores Biggest Golden Globes Pre-Show Telecast in Nine Years with Nearly Two Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 13.

[01/14/13 - 11:49 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: MTV's "Buckwild" Takes Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Kathy," Animal Planet's "Law on the Border" and Discovery's "Property Wars."

[01/14/13 - 11:39 AM]
At Winter 2013 TCA Session, PBS Announces New Programming
In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, PBS will broadcast a series of specials that continue the public conversation on gun laws, mental illness and school security.

[01/14/13 - 11:20 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Ranks #1 with Adults 18-49 in its First Week at 11:35pm
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 8-11.

[01/14/13 - 11:05 AM]
PBS Announces First-Ever Intimate Portrait of Celebrity Physicist Stephen Hawking
"A Brief History of Mine" will feature Hawking fans Jim Carrey, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sir Richard Branson and more!

[01/14/13 - 10:56 AM]
"How Sherlock Changed the World" Explores the Impact of the Legendary Detective on Criminal Investigation
The two-hour program is slated to premiere in fall 2013 on PBS.

[01/14/13 - 10:51 AM]
USA Network Partners with National Football League on 2nd Annual "NFL Characters Unite" Documentary
Larry Fitzgerald, Jameel McClain, Troy Polamalu and Justin Tuck are featured in the one-hour special, airing Friday, February 8 at 7:00/6:00c.

[01/14/13 - 10:46 AM]
PBS Continues Commitment to Independent Films in 2013 - Short Film Festival and Independent Film Showcase Announced
Films from "POV" and "Independent Lens" will be among those showcased.

[01/14/13 - 10:34 AM]
"Making Mr. Right" Moves to Wednesdays at 10PM ET/PT
The series previously aired Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c on VH1.

[01/14/13 - 10:32 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces "Girls Night Out: Oscar(R) Edition"
The winners will enjoy a five-night stay in one of Los Angeles' hottest hotels, an exciting night on the town with Kelly Ripa, and $2,500 in spending money.

[01/14/13 - 10:15 AM]
Investigation Discovery Signs on NBC News / MSNBC Anchor Tamron Hall for New Series "Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall"
Produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, the new 13-part series premieres on ID in fall 2013.

[01/14/13 - 10:04 AM]
MTV, mtvU and United Way to Host Alternative Spring Break "Spring Fix" Followed by a Benefit Concert at Six Flags in March 2013
All of the "Spring Fix" coverage will air during a special "Spring Break" themed week on MTV, mtvU and MTV2.

[01/14/13 - 09:19 AM]
"The Good Wife" Posts Season-High Adults 25-54 Ratings and Matches Season-Best in Adults 18-49 Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 13.

[01/14/13 - 09:13 AM]
Video: BBC America to Air First Three Minutes of "Ripper Street" Via YouTube
The newcomer premieres Saturday, January 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/14/13 - 09:10 AM]
Travel Channel Embarks on the First Ever "Trip of a Lifetime" Programming Event and Sweepstakes Taking Off on Sunday, January 27 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT
This first of its kind multiplatform event begins with a one-hour television special, spotlighting the Adriatic Sea and the historic and stunning coasts of Italy and Croatia.

[01/14/13 - 09:01 AM]
Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros. Television Group Announce Multi-Year Agreement with Netflix
"Dallas," "Regular Show," "Robot Chicken" and "Childrens Hospital" are among the titles available beginning March 30.

[01/14/13 - 08:48 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Golden Globe Awards" Push NBC Past CBS in Demos
The Eye however is the most-watched network thanks to a full hour of NFL overrun.

[01/14/13 - 08:22 AM]
HBO Receives 5 Golden Globe Awards, the Most of Any Television Network This Year
The original movie "Game Changes" - as well as actors Julianne Moore and Ed Harris - took home trophies.

[01/14/13 - 08:21 AM]
"The NFL on CBS's" Coverage of Patriots Win Over Texans Sunday Up 16%
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 13.

[01/14/13 - 07:50 AM]
"Golden Globe Awards" Posts Its Top Rating in Metered-Market Households Since 2007
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 13.

[01/14/13 - 06:08 AM]
Hallmark Channel Names Cristina Ferrare as Permanent Co-Host of "Home & Family" with Mark Steines
Ferrare came to the show as temporary co-host on November 19.

[01/14/13 - 05:59 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its Second-Highest Encore Rating This Season in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 12.

[01/13/13 - 08:04 PM]
Showtime(R) Sweeps Drama Category - Honored with Four Golden Globe(R) Awards, the Most Series Wins of Any Network
Said wins included trophies for lead actors Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.

[01/13/13 - 05:02 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Travels to Foxborough for 2013 AFC Championship Rematch as New England Patriots Host Baltimore Ravens Live on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 20
Coverage begins with the network's pre-game studio show at 6:00/5:00c.

[01/13/13 - 11:41 AM]
"The NFL on CBS's" Broadcast of Baltimore's Win Over Denver Draws Largest Audience for Saturday AFC Divisional Playoff Game in 26 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 12.

[01/13/13 - 10:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Bring Big Numbers to FOX, CBS
The former averages over 24 million viewers and a 8.5 adults 18-49 rating in primetime.

[01/13/13 - 10:10 AM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Gives Updates on New, Returning Projects
The network chief talks about its "Vampire Diaries" spin-off, "Amazon," "Wunderland," "The Selection," "Battle Royale" and more!

[01/13/13 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's Miss America Draws Biggest Audience Since 2004
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 12.

[01/13/13 - 06:09 AM]
NBC and NBC Sports Network to Air 70 NHL Regular-Season Games in 2013
The schedule includes 14 exclusive windows (15 games) on NBC, the most regular-season windows ever for the network.

[01/12/13 - 02:57 PM]
Showtime at TCA: "Episodes" Won't Be Back Until Early 2014
Plus: Matt Damon to guest on "House of Lies"; "Web Therapy" to return this summer; and David Nevins on the future of "Dexter."

[01/12/13 - 01:50 PM]
"Penny Dreadful" Receives Series Commitment from Showtime(R)
The series "weaves together these classic horror origin stories as the characters grapple with their monstrous alienation."

[01/12/13 - 01:47 PM]
Showtime(R) 2013 Original Series Premiere Slate
Highlights include the early return of "Dexter" on Sunday, June 30 plus "Homeland" on Sunday, September 29.

[01/12/13 - 12:18 PM]
CBS at TCA: We Want an 11th Season of "Two and a Half Men"
Plus: Nina Tassler talks "How I Met Your Mother," "Friend Me," "Elementary" and more!

[01/12/13 - 09:16 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ties for #1 in the 10-11 p.m. Hour Among Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 11.

[01/12/13 - 09:13 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
The Eye's "Blue Bloods," "Undercover Boss" and "CSI: NY" all see week-to-week gains.

[01/12/13 - 09:09 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Summer
"Under the Dome," "Big Brother," "The Great British Bake Off" and "Unforgettable" are all on tap this summer.

[01/12/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday as Each of Its Series Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 11.

[01/11/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: The CW plots "The Vampire Diaries" spin-off; Andy Samberg, Jim Gaffigan land pilot orders; and Britney Spears confirms exit from "The X Factor."

[01/11/13 - 09:17 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2012: #10-1
Our annual countdown concludes with "Louie," "The Walking Dead," "Game of Thrones" and more!

[01/11/13 - 03:31 PM]
"Smash," "Body of Proof" Returns to Get Dinged by State of the Union on Tuesday, February 12
Both shows return on February 5 and now probably won't air again until February 19.







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[07/07/20 - 11:30 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 10:19 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 10:17 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 10:01 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 09:59 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 09:02 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 08:13 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 08:12 AM]
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[07/07/20 - 08:06 AM]
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