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[01/22/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 22
Updates include: John Leguizamo to lead "Taxi-22" at CBS; Nadia Hilker, Amber Clayton cast in TNT's "Breed"; and Orla Brady bound for a role in AMC's "Badlands."

[01/22/15 - 07:13 PM]
Statement from Disney Channel on the Passing of Peggy Charren
"Peggy Charren's mission was speaking out on behalf of the most impressionable viewers, and her legacy will endure as a greatly respected figure in the transformation of children's television and the positive potential of media to support early learning."

[01/22/15 - 03:44 PM]
NBC Is Renewing Electus' "Food Fighters" for a Second Season, With New Episodes Returning Summer 2015
Additionally, Electus International handles the international rollout of Food Fighters and has concluded deals in many of the world's major markets.

[01/22/15 - 02:34 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Appoints Rachel Rusch Vice President, Event Series
Prior to joining FOX, Rusch served as Director of Development for Fabrik Entertainment.

[01/22/15 - 01:32 PM]
HGTV Notches Highest Rated Night in Five Years with "Fixer Upper"
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 20.

[01/22/15 - 01:22 PM]
"Standup NBC" Winner Nick Guerra Receives One-Year Holding Deal with NBCUniversal
"There are two things every comedian needs for his career to stay alive - recognition of talent and car repair money," said Guerra. "I'd like to thank NBC for continuing to show me support and for the new transmission."

[01/22/15 - 01:19 PM]
Ready, Set, Hike! Tots Take Over the Staduim for the Enfagrow(R) Toddler Bowl Premiering on TLC, Discovery Life Channel and Discovery Family Channel
Host and YouTube sensation Clintus McGintus will act as referee, guiding the tiny tykes through their various contests.

[01/22/15 - 01:02 PM]
"Americarna" Returns with Host Ray Evernham to Uncover Incredible Stories of Our Nation's Rich Automotive Past
Season two debuts Tuesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on Velocity.

[01/22/15 - 12:10 PM]
The World Premiere of "Matt Braunger: Big, Dumb Animal" Debuts on Comedy Central on Friday, February 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Braunger's second one-hour stand-up special, "Big, Dumb Animal," was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn.

[01/22/15 - 11:43 AM]
Highly-Regarded Broadcaster John Strong Joins FOX Sports Exclusively
FOX Sports has acquired Strong's exclusive services to call play-by play for its coverage of Major League Soccer (MLS), FIFA Women's World Cup, international soccer events and more.

[01/22/15 - 11:32 AM]
Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo Join Nigel Lythgoe at the "So You Think You Can Dance" Judges' Table
The upcoming season will feature a new twist in the competition: stage dancers vs. street dancers.

[01/22/15 - 11:31 AM]
Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski to Serve as Event Reporters During NBC's Super Bowl XLIX Pre-Game Coverage
Johnny and Tara will be based at the Super Bowl XLIX Tailgate Party, the official NFL pre-game party for VIP guests.

[01/22/15 - 11:27 AM]
WGN America Presents... "1st Annual We Know It's the Day of the Big Game But Please Watch Us Anyway 'How I Met Your Mother' Barney Bowl Marathon Sponsored by Little Caesars Pizza"
The marathon features America's true sports hero Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris), with fan-favorite football-themed episodes from the series including "Tramp Stamp" and "Monday Night Football."

[01/22/15 - 11:05 AM]
ESPN's Super Bowl XLIX Coverage - 130 Hours of TV and Radio from Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona
Preceding Super Bowl week, ESPN will televise the 2015 Pro Bowl Presented by McDonald's on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. ET.

[01/22/15 - 11:00 AM]
Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, Jan. 27
Luck, whose Colts were defeated 45 to 7 by the New England Patriots in last Sunday's AFC Championship game, was the first pick in Wednesday night's Pro Bowl draft.

[01/22/15 - 10:59 AM]
Syfy Names Andie Beckerman as New Vice President, Alternative Development & Production
Among her responsibilities, Beckerman will develop and oversee unscripted alternative programming to build upon existing Syfy unscripted hits like "Face Off."

[01/22/15 - 10:51 AM]
Breaking News: Supergirl is Cast!
Melissa Benoist is set as the title character in the project, about the 24-year-old Supergirl as she begins to embrace the powers our yellow sun provides her and gradually becomes the hero she's destined to be.

[01/22/15 - 10:45 AM]
Two-Hour Docudrama Series "Moment of Truth" Premieres March 6 on ABC
The powerful new series features the trials and triumphs from every angle, and includes gripping first person interviews with the people who lived to tell their stories - and those who were instrumental in helping them survive.

[01/22/15 - 10:39 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires "Dreamcatcher" Before Its World Premiere at Sundance
The film focusses on Brenda Myers-Powell, a former Chicago prostitute who helps women and teenage girls break the cycle of sexual abuse and exploitation.

[01/22/15 - 10:39 AM]
Dive Into a Super-Heroic Adventure with Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures' Brand-New Mobile Game, "SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run"
Launching today globally, the app is an endless runner mobile game available now for iOS and Android and coming soon to Amazon app stores.

[01/22/15 - 10:35 AM]
Westminster Kennel Club Crowns Best in Show Live on USA Network February 17 at 8PM ET/PT
Monday evening's competition, broadcasted live on CNBC, includes the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Groups.

[01/22/15 - 10:32 AM]
NBC Sports Group Rolls Out Its Most Comprehensive Social Media Campaign Ever to Promote NBC's Coverage of Super Bowl XLIX
During Super Bowl week, the NBC Sports social media team will be everywhere from Media Day to the sidelines on Super Bowl Sunday, covering every moment and play of #SB49.

[01/22/15 - 10:29 AM]
Comedy Central and Pepsi Announce "Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious" as Halftime Entertainment for the "Key & Peele Super Bowl Special"
A three-part Web series sponsored by Pepsi will lead into the performance, with the first episode available now on the Comedy Central and Pepsi YouTube channels.

[01/22/15 - 10:14 AM]
Showtime Anytime(R) Is Now Available to Suddenlink Subscribers
The service gives the network's subscribers unlimited on demand access to hundreds of hours of Showtime programming on their computer, tablet and mobile device.

[01/22/15 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Brand New "Power" Season Two Trailer
The series returns this summer with a 10-episode second season.

[01/22/15 - 10:01 AM]
Gavin DeGraw Joins Musical Lineup for "The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant"
Plus: Emilio Estefan, Nina Garcia and Deshawn Jackson to round out the panel of judges.

[01/22/15 - 10:00 AM]
"Sinatra: All or Nothing at All" to Debut April 5 and 6
Directed by Alex Gibney, the two-night, four-hour HBO presentation is an up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer.

[01/22/15 - 10:00 AM]
E! Presents the Most Extensive Live Coverage On-Air and Online from the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Red Carpet This Sunday, January 25th
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2015 SAG Awards" on Monday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/22/15 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Crackle's Original Feature Film "Dead Rising: Watchtower" Releases First Look Trailer
Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Virginia Madsen, Dennis Haysbert and Rob Riggle star in the project, based on the video game franchise of the same name.

[01/22/15 - 09:36 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael's" Top-Rated "After Oscar(R) Show" Returns
Last year's special ranked as the highest-rated "Live with Kelly and Michael" broadcast ever.

[01/22/15 - 09:25 AM]
NBC Presents Live Coverage of the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships Beginning This Sat., Jan. 24 at 3 PM ET & Continuing in Primetime
Live coverage of the men's free skate competition begins at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 25.

[01/22/15 - 09:07 AM]
America's Most Extreme Couples Therapy Ever - "Sex Box" Premieres Friday, February 27 at 10PM ET/PT
In each of the 11 hour-long episodes, couples speak candidly with a panel of "sexperts" for the chance to reignite their connection.

[01/22/15 - 09:04 AM]
"Party Down South's" Celebrated Original Cast Returns for a Third Season Premiering Thursday, February 26 at 9 P.M., ET/PT on CMT
Following the premiere, fans can watch deleted scenes and catch up with some of the cast members as they recap the episode on "Party Down South: Talk of Shame."

[01/22/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Starts 2015 as the No. 1 Syndie Talker of the Week, Beating "Dr. Phil" and "Ellen" in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 5-9.

[01/22/15 - 08:39 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Tied for #1 In Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Ranks #1 Outright in Adults 18-34 and All Key Adult-Female Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 21.

[01/22/15 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises Yet Again for FOX
The newcomer rises to another series high in its third week.

[01/22/15 - 06:33 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Trailer
All 13 episodes of the Ellie Kemper-led original will be available beginning March 6.

[01/21/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 21
Updates include: J. Michael Straczynski to spearhead "Red Mars" for Spike TV; "Game of Silence" added to NBC's pilot roster; and Ron White among the latest cast in Showtime's "Roadies."

[01/21/15 - 03:02 PM]
NBC's Hit Drama "Grimm" to Support Portland's OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hosptial with Grimmster Endowment
"Over the past few years, my fellow cast and crew members and I have fallen in love with the city. Since Portland has given us so much, we wanted to give something back," said Sasha Roiz.

[01/21/15 - 02:37 PM]
Hulu Announces New Original Series from Freddie Wong and RocketJump, Creators of "Video Game High School"
The new Hulu original will expand upon the global success of Freddie Wong and RocketJump's short films.

[01/21/15 - 02:13 PM]
NBC Sports Group Presents 25 Hours of Coverage of World's Largest Collector Car Auction This Weekend
This week's Mecum auction from Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla., features more than 3,000 classic and collector vehicles.

[01/21/15 - 01:32 PM]
Two-Time Grammy(R) Award Winner LL Cool J Returns to Host "The 57th Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
The music industry's premier event takes place Sunday, February 8 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) at Staples Center in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network.

[01/21/15 - 01:30 PM]
NBC Sports Group and NBCUniversal Surround Super Bowl XLIX with Their Most Comprehensive Super Bowl Promotional Effort Ever
"We are using the full force of America's largest media company to market the Super Bowl," said John Miller.

[01/21/15 - 01:02 PM]
Syfy Sync Wins Best Content Extension Made for Mobile Award at 7th Annual Mobile Excellence Awards
The Syfy Sync app listens to the episode and delivers contextual photos, videos, behind the scenes trivia, games and more to the user's mobile or tablet device.

[01/21/15 - 12:48 PM]
"K.C. Undercover," Starring Zendaya, Premieres Big on Disney Channel After Strong Watch Disney Channel App Debut, Sacks Competition, Is #1 Cable TV Telecast Year-to-Date Among Kids 2-11, 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.

[01/21/15 - 12:10 PM]
Discovery Family Channel Brings Dragons to Life in Network Premiere of "Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real"
The two-hour special, premiering this Sunday, imagines what the world would be like if dragons did exist.

[01/21/15 - 12:09 PM]
Sunday's "UFC Fight Night" on FOX Sports 1 is Most-Watched MMA Event on Cable Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.

[01/21/15 - 11:29 AM]
"Back to School Mom" Premieres Saturday, February 14, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Rick Fox, Garcelle Beauvais, Harry Lennix and Denzel Whitaker star in the project.

[01/21/15 - 11:16 AM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Ian McShane Joins Hit Showtime(R) Drama Series "Ray Donovan"
He will play Malcolm Finney, a prominent movie producer and billionaire who hires Ray to get his family out of a potentially catastrophic situation, eventually forming a very powerful relationship with one another.

[01/21/15 - 11:06 AM]
"48 Hours: Murder in Pinyon Pines" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 17.







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[10/24/20 - 08:32 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 12:14 PM]
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[10/23/20 - 11:29 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 11:06 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 10:11 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 09:32 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 09:17 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 09:07 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 08:42 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 08:33 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 08:01 AM]
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[10/23/20 - 07:21 AM]
HGTV Series "Help! I Wrecked My House" Delivers Double-Digit Ratings Gains in Debut Season
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/20 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Partners with Grammy(R)-Award Winning Global Icon, Gwen Stefani and Grammy(R)-Award Winning Recording Artist Ryan Tedder, on All-New Original Song, "Here This Christmas"
The single, written and produced by Tedder and Grammy nominated songwriter, producer and musician, Brent Kutzle, and recorded by Stefani, will be released today.

[10/22/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 22
Updates include: Apple reveals cast of "Pachinko" adaptation; Rosario Dawson signs onto Hulu's "Dopesick"; and Tim Burton to shepherd proposed "The Addams Family" TV series.