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[03/23/10 - 03:31 PM]
Season Two Premiere of "Nurse Jackie" on Showtime Delivers Series Highest-Rated Night Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Monday, March 22.

[03/23/10 - 01:15 PM]
'The Office' Ties as the #1 Scripted Program of the Week in Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 12:09 PM]
Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage Partner on New Entertainment Company, Fake Empire
The company will develop and produce television series through an overall deal with Warner Bros. Television, as well as projects for other platforms.

[03/23/10 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Cuts "Men" to 22; "'Til Death," "Scrubs" Leads Say Shows Ending
FOX will indeed wrap the veteran comedy after four seasons while ABC is still withholding its verdict on "Scrubs."

[03/23/10 - 11:46 AM]
ABC to Encore "Dancing with the Stars" Opener on Saturday
The record-setting premiere will replace encores of "V" on March 27 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/23/10 - 11:40 AM]
Nikki Blonsky Cast in the New ABC Family Original Series "Huge" to Premiere in Summer 2010
Also signing on are Andrew Caldwell, Zander Eckhouse, Harvey Guillen, Ari Stidham, Ashley Holliday and Hayley Hasselhoff.

[03/23/10 - 11:27 AM]
ABC Delivers 2 of the Week's Top 10 TV Series Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 11:10 AM]
Spike TV's Multiplatform Hit Series "Deadliest Warrior" Is Back for a Bigger and Bolder Second Season of Epic, Unprecedented Battles Beginning April 20
Leading into the premiere, Spike TV will debut a 90-minute special, "Deadliest Warrior Season 1: Back for Blood."

[03/23/10 - 10:47 AM]
New Study Reveals That Advertising for Family-Friendly National Brands Has Greater Impact When Airing Within a Family-Friendly Network Programming Environment
Respondents identified Hallmark Channel as one of only two ad-supported scripted entertainment channels that are "good for family viewing."

[03/23/10 - 10:46 AM]
Hallmark Channels Announces Robust Slate of Original Movies for Upcoming Television Season
Upcoming projects at the network to feature Jennifer Beals, Catherine Bell, Jacqueline Bisset, Frances Fisher, Brian Austin Green, Jesse Metcalfe, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe and Doris Roberts.

[03/23/10 - 10:26 AM]
FOX Rocks Out Another Week at No. 1
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 10:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly Tops Basic Cable on Friday with Total Viewers, Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, March 19.

[03/23/10 - 10:04 AM]
CBS Slam Dunks the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 15-21.

[03/23/10 - 10:03 AM]
60 Minutes Makes the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/23/10 - 09:47 AM]
ABC's Dancing Opens Big/Castle Hits New Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 22.

[03/23/10 - 09:14 AM]
Jerry Springer to Host GSN's New Dating Game Show "Baggage," a Series Filled with Laughs, Romance and Startling Secrets, Premiering Monday April 19
The daily strip will air Monday through Friday at 6:30/5:30c.

[03/23/10 - 08:57 AM]
A Whirlwind of Comedy Prepares to Descend on Chicago for a Second Year as TBS Presents a "Very Funny" Festival: Just for Laughs
Ellen DeGeneres, Cedric The Entertainer, Denis Leary, Russell Peters, Greg Giraldo, Jim Norton, Aziz Ansari and Bob Odenkirk are among this year's participants.

[03/23/10 - 08:57 AM]
MTV Spotlights Justin Bieber in Special On-Air and Online Programming Beginning Tuesday, March 23
The programming includes a never before seen exclusive acoustic performance on MTV.com and a new episode of "Diary."

[03/23/10 - 08:32 AM]
Bravo Media's 'Talk Bubble' Goes Live Each Week During Episodes of "The Real Housewives of New York City"
This week, fans can chat with New York housewife Jill Zarin, and react to the show through Twitter, Facebook and their mobile phones.

[03/23/10 - 07:50 AM]
IFC Expands Scripted Comedy Slate; Unveils New "Always ON. Slightly OfF." Brand and Tagline
Upcoming offerings include David Cross's "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," "Onion News Network," "The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town" and "Dead Set."

[03/23/10 - 07:34 AM]
Performers Announced for the "45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" to Be Broadcast Sunday, April 18
Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins and Carrie Underwood are all set to perform.

[03/23/10 - 07:01 AM]
TLC Also Says Yes to a Southern Dress
The network has ordered 12 half-hour episodes of "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta."

[03/23/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 23
Updates include: Jaime Pressly joins CBS's "Prayer"; "FlashForward's" Zachary Knighton books "Happy Endings" at ABC; and Bridget Moynahan reports for CBS's "Reagan's Law."

[03/22/10 - 03:21 PM]
Discovery's Life Is Watched by 33.8 Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/22/10 - 02:23 PM]
Caprica Posts Series Highs in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 During Friday, March 5 Episode on Syfy
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, March 5.

[03/22/10 - 10:39 AM]
Miley Cyrus Mentors the Top 11 Finalists on "American Idol" to Prepare for Billboard #1 Hits-Themed Performance Show Tuesday, March 23, on Fox
Plus: Cyrus, Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato will perform on the results show airing Wednesday, March 24.

[03/22/10 - 10:07 AM]
Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute
ABC will broadcast the event at a later date.

[03/22/10 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Earns No. 2 on Sunday Among Adults 18-49 and Across All Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 21.

[03/22/10 - 08:28 AM]
Showtime All Access Free Preview Weekend Available to Over 50 Million Homes Starting Thursday, March 25th
Said offering will include the second season premieres of "Nurse Jackie" and "United States of Tara."

[03/22/10 - 08:12 AM]
MTV2, Man's Best Friend, Introduces High-Flying Masked Mexican Wrestlers, Potty-Mouthed Puppets, Pimped Out Cars and Mad Music in a New Slate of Original Programming and Daily Features
Upcoming series include "Fur TV," "The Atom Show," "Lucha Libre" and "Funk Flex Full Throttle."

[03/22/10 - 07:59 AM]
Starz Serves Up King Arthur's Round Table in New Romantic Adventure Series, 'Camelot'
Chris Chibnall is penning the 10-episode series, set to premiere in early 2011.

[03/22/10 - 07:07 AM]
Jack Coleman ('Heroes') Stars in 'Rock the House,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Cassi Thomson also stars in the project, due next year.

[03/22/10 - 03:09 AM]
TV Guide Network Teams-Up with Legendary Show Creator Larry David to Launch "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Exclusive Extras Hosted by Series Regular Susie Essman
The series will make its basic cable debut on TV Guide Network on Wednesday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/22/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 22
Updates include: "The Forgotten's" Christian Slater books FOX pilot; Thomas Haden Church joins Showtime's "Episodes"; and Tate Donovan is added to ABC's "No Ordinary Family."

[03/19/10 - 10:17 AM]
ABC.com Is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site for February 2010
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of February.

[03/19/10 - 10:12 AM]
Exclusive: Spike TV Benches "Players"
Encores of lead-in "Blue Mountain State" will fill the Tuesday, 10:30/9:30c half-hour for the rest of the month.

[03/19/10 - 08:38 AM]
Flashforward Returns as the Top Non-Sports Draw at 8pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 18.

[03/19/10 - 08:22 AM]
Syfy April Saturday Original Movies Showcase Barry Williams and Tiffany Battling Mega Piranha
Plus: Jewel Staite stars in "Mothman," premiering Saturday, April 24.

[03/19/10 - 12:23 AM]
Interview: "Life" Executive Producer Mike Gunton

[03/19/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 19
Updates include: Ashley Tisdale to captain The CW's "Hellcats"; Billy Lush reports for FOX's "Ride Along"; and Skeet Ulrich to play doctor in CBS drama pilot.

[03/18/10 - 04:47 PM]
South Park and "Ugly Americans" Lead Comedy Central to Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Night of 2010
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 03:02 PM]
Syfy's Destination Truth Posts Best Premiere Ever!
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 01:09 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Deliver March 8-12 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 8-12.

[03/18/10 - 10:29 AM]
Viacom Motion for Summary Judgment Unsealed in Federal Copyright Infringement Case Against Youtube and Google
The motion provides "the evidence and legal basis for Viacom's arguments that YouTube intentionally operated as a haven for massive copyright infringement."

[03/18/10 - 10:21 AM]
The CW's "Top Model" Builds Week-To-Week, Winning the 8pm Hour in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 17.

[03/18/10 - 10:13 AM]
This Easter History(Tm) Enters Unchartered Terrority - Will Modern Techonology and an Ancient Cloth Reveal the Real Face of Jesus?
The two-hour special airs Tuesday, March 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/18/10 - 07:53 AM]
USA Delivers Hottest Summer Lineup Ever with Seven of the Top Series on Television
BURN NOTICE and ROYAL PAINS return in June while July will feature COVERT AFFAIRS, WHITE COLLAR and PSYCH.

[03/18/10 - 12:34 AM]
Interview: "The Marriage Ref" Host Tom Papa

[03/18/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 18
Updates include: Jason Clarke to topline FOX's "Ride Along"; Michaela McManus joins The CW's "Nomads"; and Skyler Stone to "Keep Hope Alive" at FOX.

[03/17/10 - 10:02 PM]
Lacey Brown Is Eliminated on "American Idol"
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.







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[03/31/15 - 02:09 PM]
"House of Lies" Renewed for a Fifth Season On Showtime(R)
"When you have a gifted acting ensemble led by Don Cheadle and smart, acerbic writing led by showrunner Matthew Carnahan you expect something special, and "House of Lies" delivers for us each season," said Gary Levine.

[03/31/15 - 01:48 PM]
E!'s "The Grace Helbig Show" Reveals First Episode Guests Aisha Tyler, Mamrie Hart and DJ Flula
Join Grace as she geeks out with friends, fans and special guests over all things pop culture.

[03/31/15 - 01:15 PM]
HGTV Delivers Record-Breaking Ratings in First Quarter 2015
HGTV spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/15 - 01:11 PM]
History(R) Announces Development of Scripted Series "The Boys of '67"
Award-winning screenwriter Jeb Stuart will pen and executive produce the series based on the book of the same name by noted historian Andrew Wiest.

[03/31/15 - 01:02 PM]
Turner Broadcasting's TBS and Adult Swim Score Top 5 Primetime Rankings Among Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/31/15 - 12:52 PM]
Disney Channel Is 1Q15's #1 Total Day Cable Network in Total Viewers and Kids 6-11; 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Soars to Record Quarterly Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/15 - 12:51 PM]
Disney XD Delivers #1 Quarter of All Time in Total Viewers and Target Demographics
Disney XD spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/15 - 12:29 PM]
NASCAR Sprint Cup Race From Martinsville Sets FOX Sports 1 Audience Mark
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/31/15 - 12:00 PM]
FX Orders Fourth Season of "The Americans"
Four episodes remain in the current season, which will conclude with the season finale on April 22.

[03/31/15 - 10:55 AM]
Jeff Fahey Joins the Cast of El Rey Network/Miramax's "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Fahey has been cast in the role of "Uncle Eddie Cruickshank," the man who raised The Gecko Brothers after their father died in a fire.

[03/31/15 - 10:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2015-2016 Upfront Slate
"Discovery Channel is going from strength to strength this coming year," said Rich Ross. "We're adding new documentaries, scripted series and themed programming to a strong lineup of new unscripted series."

[03/31/15 - 10:10 AM]
TLC Fills Out 2015-2016 Slate Of Programming with Style, Unique Families, And Life's Most Important Moments
This mix of authentic real people, compelling transformation, and larger-than-life stories will drive the network forward in the coming year.

[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
Science Channel's 2015-2016 Upfront Programming Slate Breaks Boundaries
The passion, curiosity and bold questions that define the brand are all featured in Science Channel's provocative lineup of exciting shows.

[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
Lifetime(R)'s Hit Series, "Devious Maids" From Executive Producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, Returns for Third Season on June 1st
The series moves to Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c leading into the new series "UnREAL" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/31/15 - 10:08 AM]
Velocity Adds Horse Power to Record Ratings Growth with 2015-16 Upfront Slate
Velocity's 2015-16 programming slate of 12 top returning franchises and several new series look to strengthen ratings with more than 220 premiere hours.