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[03/09/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: "Seth Macfarlane & Friends"

[03/09/10 - 03:03 PM]
Spring Finale of "Make It Or Break It" Stands as the Series' 2nd-Most-Watched Telecast on Record
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, March 8.

[03/09/10 - 02:16 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of March 1-7
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 1-7.

[03/09/10 - 01:55 PM]
Fashion and Music Collide for the Network Premiere of BET's Annual Fashion Special Rip the Runway on Monday, March 15 at 10:00 P.M.*
Ludacris, Trina, Nicki Minaj, Estelle, Janelle Monae, Roscoe Dash, Soulja Boy and B.o.B. are among this year's featured performers.

[03/09/10 - 01:43 PM]
Hotch and His Agents Join Forces with Another Bau Team to Solve a Series of Murders in San Francisco, on "Criminal Minds," Wednesday, April 7
Forest Whitaker, Matt Ryan, Michael Kelly and Beau Garrett star in the proposed spin-off.

[03/09/10 - 12:22 PM]
Exclusive: "Lie to Me" Repeats Set for Wednesdays
While new episodes don't start until June 7, repeats of "Lie to Me" will air April 28, May 5 and May 12 on the network.

[03/09/10 - 12:04 PM]
Sundance Channel Celebrates Earth Day with the Global Premiere of the Second Season of Its Original Series, ''The Lazy Environmentalist''
Season two will kick off Tuesday, April 20, just two days before the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

[03/09/10 - 12:02 PM]
Lifetime Announces World Premiere Dates for Patricia Cornwell Movies
"At Risk" and "The Front" will air Saturday, April 10 and 17, respectively.

[03/09/10 - 11:47 AM]
'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' Star Andy Whitfield Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
"I'm receiving excellent care, and am feeling strong, positive and determined with an army of support behind me," says Whitfield.

[03/09/10 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Draws Its Biggest Weekly Audience Since September '08
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 1-7.

[03/09/10 - 11:13 AM]
ABC Monday Beats NBC by 3.8 Million Viewers and by 38% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 8.

[03/09/10 - 11:06 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Tweens 9-14 for the 4th Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of March 1-7.

[03/09/10 - 11:04 AM]
CBS Renews the Boss' Contract
A second cycle of "Undercover Boss" will roll out next season.

[03/09/10 - 10:56 AM]
A Perfect Script -- CBS Goes 10 for 10
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 1-7.

[03/09/10 - 10:55 AM]
CBS News "48 Hours Mystery" Was the Night's #1 Program in Households and Viewers on Saturday, March 6
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 6.

[03/09/10 - 10:45 AM]
TLC Delivers Life Changing Messages with All New Special
"The Message" premieres on Friday, April 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/09/10 - 10:39 AM]
FOX Gets a Jump-Start on Summer
The network sets return dates for "Lie to Me," "Past Life," "Hell's Kitchen" and more!

[03/09/10 - 10:37 AM]
Exclusive: FOX to Give "Glee" Expanded "Idol" Boost
"American Idol" will now run 90 minutes on Tuesday, April 13 with "Glee" airing at 9:30/8:30c.

[03/09/10 - 10:11 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly and Big Time Rush Top Basic Cable on Friday with Total Viewers, Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, March 5.

[03/09/10 - 09:34 AM]
NBC Universal and Bigpoint Announce First Ever Mmog Based Upon the Television Phenomenon, Battlestar Galactica: Battlestar Galactica Online
Players will "be able to choose to play as cylons or humans in a constant struggle to control the universe or just survive its perils."

[03/09/10 - 09:29 AM]
Two and a Half Men Soars to Its Best Adult 18-49 Rating in Three Years
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, March 8.

[03/09/10 - 09:23 AM]
FOX Delivers Best Performance by a Broadcast Net
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 1-7.

[03/09/10 - 08:29 AM]
Spring Schedule Update for ESPN Films' Acclaimed '30 for 30' Series
Bill CouturiƩ's "Guru of Go" will bow Saturday, April 3 at 4:00/3:00c on sister network ABC.

[03/09/10 - 08:14 AM]
E1 Entertainment and the Legendary Kiss Seal Deal
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley will create "a comedic half-hour kids television series that galvanizes the band's iconic personas for its young fans."

[03/09/10 - 08:06 AM]
Gabourey Sidibe Joins Showtime Series the Big C as Recurring Guest
The Oscar-nominee guest-starred in the pilot as a smart-alecky student in Laura Linney's character's class.

[03/09/10 - 07:51 AM]
U.S. Television Premiere of Merlin Second Season on Syfy Friday, April 2, at 10pm (ET/PT)
As previously reported, all 13 hours of "Merlin's" first season will be featured in a full day marathon on Sunday, March 28.

[03/09/10 - 06:49 AM]
A&E Premieres New Original Real-Life Series "Runaway Squad"
The seven-episode series will feature a special one-hour premiere on Monday, April 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/09/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 9
Updates include: Kyle Bornheimer, Rob Morrow land second position pilots; Nick Nolte is in talks to play "The Old Man" on HBO's "Luck"; Tom Cavanagh books the title role on ABC's "Edgar Floats."

[03/08/10 - 10:55 PM]
NBC Fills in More of Summer Lineup
Encores of "Last Comic Standing" and "America's Got Talent" will precede their original installments on Mondays and Wednesdays.

[03/08/10 - 09:02 PM]
TV Land Announces Tape and Air Date for "8th Annual TV Land Awards"
This year's event is set to premiere on Sunday, April 25th at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/08/10 - 04:19 PM]
ABC Nixes "Castle" Sunday Stunt
Plus: the Alphabet has reportedly renewed "Brothers & Sisters" for a fifth season.

[03/08/10 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Family Acquires Network Television Premiere Rights to "The Blind Side," Starring Oscar(R) Winner Sandra Bullock
"'The Blind Side' has a wonderful mix of optimism and heart," said Tom Zappala. "It is a perfect fit for ABC Family."

[03/08/10 - 01:20 PM]
NBC Extends Its Agreement with Donald Trump and the Miss Universe Organization to Broadcast the 'Miss Universe' and 'Miss USA' Pageants for Three Additional Years
"The 2010 Miss USA Pageant" is set to air live on NBC on Sunday, May 16.

[03/08/10 - 12:40 PM]
Marriage and Motherhood Meet Head-On When Season Two of Kendra Premieres March 14 at 10:00pm ET/PT Only on E!
The show's second season will be followed by newcomer "Pretty Wild" at 10:30/9:30c.

[03/08/10 - 12:38 PM]
Discovery Channel's Landmark Series Life Launches in Unprecedented Simulcast Across Seven Discovery U.S. Networks on March 21, 2010
In addition to Discovery Channel, LIFE will debut simultaneously on TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Investigation Discovery, Planet Green and Discovery Health Channel.

[03/08/10 - 12:07 PM]
Terrell Owens and Donovan Mcnabb Reunited on Spike TV's "Pros VS. Joes"
The show's fifth season premieres Wednesday, July 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/08/10 - 11:37 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards" Draws Its Most-Watched Post-Oscar Telecast Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Sunday, March 7.

[03/08/10 - 11:14 AM]
ABC's Broadcast of the "82nd Annual Academy Awards" Qualifies as Television's Most-Watched Entertainment Telecast Since 2005
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 7.

[03/08/10 - 10:34 AM]
Good Luck Charlie, a Sitcom for Everyone in the House, Premieres Sunday, April 4 (8:30 P.M., ET/PT) on Disney Channel
Plus: a free preview episode will be made available on iTunes on Friday, March 19.

[03/08/10 - 09:06 AM]
New Syfy Saturday Original Movie Red to Star Felicia Day (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the Guild, DR. Horrible'S) in Re-Imagining of Little Red Riding Hood
Kavan Smith and Stephen McHattie also star in the original movie, due in 2011.

[03/08/10 - 06:55 AM]
A&E Premieres the New Original Docu-Drama Series "Fugitive Chronicles"
The nine-episode series premieres Thursday, April 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/08/10 - 06:39 AM]
Ion Television Announces Grammy-Nominated Saxophonist Dave Koz as Bandleader for New Original Series, "The Emeril Lagasse Show"
Plus: the variety show moves from a March 28 to an April 18 launch.

[03/08/10 - 06:39 AM]
FOX Renews "Fringe" for a Third Season of Endless Impossibilities
"We could not be more excited to continue the wild ride of FRINGE," said co-creator and executive producer J.J. Abrams.

[03/08/10 - 06:02 AM]
Dancing with the Stars Season Seven Champion Brooke Burke Is Announced as the New "Dancing with the Stars" Co-Host
Brooke Burke, the show's seventh season winner, will serve as co-host alongside Tom Bergeron.

[03/08/10 - 05:04 AM]
ABC Family Acquires Network Television Premiere Rights to Walt Disney Pictures "Alice in Wonderland"
The Tim Burton-directed film is slated to premiere on the network in 2012.

[03/08/10 - 12:04 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 8
Updates include: TBS casts two pilots; Aly Michalka books the lead on The CW's "Hellcats"; and Kathy Bates is on track to topline NBC's "Kindreds."

[03/07/10 - 06:06 PM]
Cablevision Announces Return of Wabc
"We are happy to report that WABC Channel 7 has returned to Cablevision's 3 million New York area homes," reads the concluding statement.

[03/07/10 - 05:50 PM]
Statement from Rebecca Campbell, President and General Manager, Wabc-TV, Regarding Current Status of Negotiations with Cablevision
"We've made significant progress, and have reached an agreement in principle that recognizes the fair value of ABC7," Campbell says in her latest statement.

[03/07/10 - 02:34 PM]
Cablevision Alerts Customers to Movies on Demand Offer and Other Alternatives for Coverage of the Oscars
Cablevision has invited all of its iO(R) TV customers to choose from its entire slate of on demand movies and watch them at no charge.

[03/07/10 - 12:30 PM]
Cablevision Will Accept Binding Arbitration with ABC Disney, Calls for Return of ABC to Viewers in Time for Oscars
"Given the extraordinary public interest in this matter, Senator Kerry and other public officials have suggested that arbitration is appropriate in this highly unusual situation," says Charles Schueler.







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[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
National Geographic Announces Mary Shelley, Creator of Frankenstein's Monster, As the Subject for Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
A brilliant thinker, radical intellectual and proto-feminist, Mary Shelley (1797-1851) brought to life one of the most enduring stories of the modern age while still a teenager.

[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
"Brockmire" Recognized by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... Really
The iconic plaid sport coat and microphone from the original comedy series have been accepted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's collection and are now on display in Cooperstown, N.Y.

[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Pulls "Taken" from Friday Lineup for Expanded "Dateline"
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[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires 2018 Sundance and SXSW Winner "Science Fair"
The film offers a front seat to the victories, defeats and motivations of an incredible group of young men and women who are on a path to change their lives, and the world, through science.

[04/18/18 - 04:38 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Next Chapter in the "Chain of Command" Franchise
The second season of the "Chain of Command" franchise will premiere in early 2019 after National Geographic camera teams embed with the elite agency over the course of a year.

[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Innovative Docu-Series: "In Their Own Words" (WT) from Peabody- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Director Tom Jennings
Tentative topics for the first season of the series include the Deepwater Horizon disaster, narco drug wars and the 2008 global financial meltdown.

[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
National Geographic's Critically Acclaimed Legacy Series "Explorer" to Return to the Network This Fall
The new season, currently in production, will premiere on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages.

[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
A+E Networks Inks Overall Production and First-Look Development Deal with Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas
The centerpiece of the agreement will make Vargas the face of the network's new nonfiction primetime journalistic banner A&E Investigates(TM).

[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
Catherine Bell and Cameron Mathison Begin Production in Fiji on Hallmark Channel's "A Summer to Remember" (wt)
Shooting on location in Fiji, the movie is set to premiere during the network's upcoming, annual "Summer Nights" programming event that celebrates the fun of the season.

[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
Velocity Is the New Home in the U.S. and Canada for Live Flag-to-Flag Coverage of the Iconic "24 Hours of Le Mans"
Under the agreement, Velocity and Motor Trend will also live broadcast the full FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) "Super Season", which begins with the Spa-Francorchamps event this May.

[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
Sundance Now Greenlights Second Season of Original Relationship Dramedy "This Close"
"This Close" will begin production on its eight-episode second season in summer 2018 in Los Angeles.

[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Reinvents "Yo! MTV Raps" Across Linear and Digital Platforms Kicking Off with 30th Anniversary Live Event at Barclays Center on June 1st
Tickets to the show go on sale on Friday, April 20 at 10AM ET.

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Season 43 with an All-Star Line-Up and Three Back-to-Back Shows
Amy Schumer (May 12) and Tina Fey (May 19) will join the previously announced host Donald Glover (May 5).

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces 11 More Series Renewals for 2018-2019
Combined with previously announced pickups, CBS has now renewed 17 series for next year, including its entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups.

[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
Syfy Picks Up Image's Killer High School Comic "Deadly Class" to Series
The story is set in the counter-culture of the late 1980s and tells the story of a teenager who is recruited into an elite private school filled with the children of crime families and affluent criminals.