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[02/11/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 11
Updates include: Stockard Channing reports to NBC's "17th Precinct"; Rob Riggle booked for "Home Game" at CBS; and Michael Rosenbaum to return for "Smallville's" series finale.

[02/11/11 - 03:14 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Coasts to Another Win
The show's demo once again bests all competition - broadcast and cable - save for "American Idol."

[02/11/11 - 12:37 PM]
"Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe" Premieres Sunday, April 17 at 9/8c on USA Network
RonReaco Lee, Kiele Sanchez, John Diehl and Chandra West co-star in the Bruce Campbell-led project, directed by Jeffrey Donovan.

[02/11/11 - 09:17 AM]
"Wipeout" Delivers Strong Year-to-Year Time Period Improvement for ABC in Thursday's 8 O'clock Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 9.

[02/11/11 - 09:11 AM]
Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers Guest Star Tonight on "WWE Friday Night Smackdown" Airing on Syfy at 8PM (ET/PT)
Linebacker Clay Mathews will guest referee the World Heavyweight Championship match.

[02/11/11 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Parks & Rec," "Perfect Couples" Post Gains for NBC
On the flip side, "Outsourced" and ABC's "Wipeout" hit new season lows.

[02/10/11 - 10:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Goes Out on Top
A&E's freshman hit wraps its season as the most-watched program last night.

[02/10/11 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 10
Updates include: Amanda Peet to get "Bent" for NBC; "Chase's" Jesse Metcalfe moves to TNT's "Dallas"; and Ramon Rodriguez, Constance Zimmer also land pilots.

[02/10/11 - 03:46 PM]
"Justified" Posts 3.47 Million Viewers in Second Season Premiere
FX spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 9.

[02/10/11 - 02:20 PM]
Syfy's "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" Launches
Lili Bordan has joined the cast of the two-hour pilot, which has begin production in Vancouver.

[02/10/11 - 01:05 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Grabs Its Second-Highest Nielsens of the 2010-11 Season
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, February 5.

[02/10/11 - 12:57 PM]
Jay Leno Generates His Biggest 18-49 Audience in 10 Weeks and Biggest Overall Viewership in 10 Months
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 31-February 4.

[02/10/11 - 12:34 PM]
ABC Family Pledges Its Love to "Greek" Fans With the I Heart Greek Twitter Give-Back Event, Kicking Off on Valentine's Day, Monday, February 14
The event will run for four weeks leading into "Greek's" series finale on Monday, March 7.

[02/10/11 - 12:09 PM]
History(R) Revs Up for Second Season of U.S. "Top Gear" Hosted by Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood
The show's sophomore season will begin production this spring.

[02/10/11 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Sports and CBS Announce New Edition of Critically Acclaimed Boxing Documentary Series, "Fight Camp 360o: Pacquiao vs. Mosley"
The series premieres Saturday, April 2 on CBS, prior to the network's coverage of the Men's NCAA Basketball Championship Final Four.

[02/10/11 - 12:02 PM]
WE tv Green Lights New Original Docu-Series "Sinbad's Family Affair"
The six-episode series launches Tuesday, April 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/10/11 - 12:01 PM]
CBS Spreads the Love for "Mad Love"
From today through Valentine's Day, amorous Facebook users can send friends and lovers virtual hearts emblazoned with the words "MAD 4U."

[02/10/11 - 12:00 PM]
...Are the Dance Act Chosen by America as the Winner of "Live to Dance"
CBS details the winner of Paula Abdul's competition series.

[02/10/11 - 11:18 AM]
Critically-Acclaimed Series "Call Me Fitz" Heads for DirecTV's The 101 Network
The Jason Priestley-led import will launch Thursday, April 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/10/11 - 10:26 AM]
Bravo Holds Nothing Back on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Two-Part Reunion
Both installments will air in the show's regular Sunday, 10:00/9:00c slot on February 13 and 20.

[02/10/11 - 10:03 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires "Miss Representation" Directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom for OWN's Documentary Film Club
The Sundance Film Festival favorite is the 11th documentary acquisition for OWN.

[02/10/11 - 09:50 AM]
Style Network Teams Up With Stars Tia and Tamera Mowry to Chart Their Major Life Changes in New Docu-Series "Tia & Tamera Take 2"
The network has ordered six episodes of "Tia & Tamera Take 2" to premiere in late summer.

[02/10/11 - 09:44 AM]
"Late Show With David Letterman" Delivers Its Largest Audience and Highest Adult 25-54 Rating of the Season
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 31-February 4.

[02/10/11 - 09:37 AM]
"Blue Bloods" Notches Series-High Adult 18-49 Rating and Largest Audience Since Its Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 9.

[02/10/11 - 09:16 AM]
AMC Launches New Original Drama Series, "The Killing," With Two-Hour Premiere on Sunday, April 3 at 9PM/ET
The newcomer was originally slated to launch with just the pilot.

[02/10/11 - 09:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Keeps FOX on Top
Plus: "Live to Dance" wraps with a series low while "Minute to Win It" takes a dive from last week's numbers.

[02/10/11 - 09:02 AM]
Second Series For Sky1's "Strike Back"
The series will mark the first ever co-production between Sky and HBO/Cinemax, following on from the exclusive output deal between the two pay TV broadcasters.

[02/10/11 - 08:44 AM]
Expect the Unexpected as Jack Black Hosts Nickelodeon's 2011 Kids' Choice Awards Airing Live From Los Angeles on Saturday, April 2, at 8pm ET
Black returns for the third time (2006 and 2008) to host the ultimate kid experience from the all-new venue, the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles.

[02/10/11 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "Mr. Sunshine" Opens Big
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 9.

[02/10/11 - 08:21 AM]
Sony, Discovery and IMAX to Launch 3net, the 24/7 3D Television Network, in the U.S. February 13, 2011 on DirecTV
The newcomer will go live at 8:00/7:00c that night on DirecTV's channel 107.

[02/10/11 - 08:19 AM]
The Premiere of "Survivor: Redemption Island" to Be Sponsored Exclusively by Sprint
Sprint's sponsorship will allow for additional minutes of show content in the premiere episode, airing Wednesday, February 16.

[02/10/11 - 08:12 AM]
truTV Takes Viewers into the High Stakes World of Estate Sales With All-New Series "Big Brian: The Fortune Seller," Premiering March 22
The series is set to premiere Tuesday, March 22 at 10:00/9:00c following two all new episodes of "Hardcore Pawn."

[02/10/11 - 08:06 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Attracts its 2nd-Largest Audience Since Premiere Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 31-February 4.

[02/10/11 - 07:57 AM]
Chef Marcel Vigneron Pushes the Limits of Culinary Imagination in New Series, "Marcel's Quantum Kitchen," Premiering Tuesday, March 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT on Syfy
The newcomer was previously slated to launch Monday, March 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/10/11 - 07:33 AM]
TLC Gets Inked in the Big Apple With All-New Series "NY Ink"
Ami James toplines the eight-episode series, due to premiere in June.

[02/10/11 - 07:23 AM]
Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce 2011 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Telecast Schedule
For the first time in the tournament's 73-year history, all of the games will be available live in their entirety across four national television networks: CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

[02/10/11 - 06:01 AM]
Bob Dylan to Perform With Mumford & Sons and Avett Brothers in a Special Salute to Acoustic Music on "The 53rd Annual Grammy(R) Awards" Feb. 13 on CBS
Plus: Zac Brown, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Clay Matthews, Matthew Morrison, Ryan Seacrest, Jason Segel, Keith Urban and will.i.am have been added as presenters.

[02/09/11 - 10:54 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 9
Updates include: "Lost" alums land pilots; CBS, FOX greenlight additional dramas; and more directors sign onto pilots.

[02/09/11 - 05:11 PM]
Video: Simon Cowell Gives Five Tips on Auditioning for "The X Factor!"
FOX's latest talent competition debuts this fall.

[02/09/11 - 04:08 PM]
MTV's "My Life As Liz" Premiere Delivers a Series High of 1.7 Million Total Viewers, Up 89%
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 8.

[02/09/11 - 03:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Season Highs for "Tosh," Lows for "The Game"
The Comedy Central series ties its season premiere numbers among adults 18-49.

[02/09/11 - 01:13 PM]
Nigel Lythgoe Partners With Simon Lythgoe to Launch CMT's New Music Competition Series "CMT's Next Superstar"
Each week, one finalist will be eliminated and America will have the final vote to determine who will win the title.

[02/09/11 - 01:06 PM]
"Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy" Delivers 4.1 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 8.

[02/09/11 - 12:21 PM]
Dark Horse and Nickelodeon Consumer Products Announce a Multi-Part Publishing Program Based on the Original Animated Series "Avatar: The Last Airbender!"
The first installment of this new series will be released on Free Comic Book Day, May 7.

[02/09/11 - 12:18 PM]
Adam Sanderson Named Senior Vice President, Franchise Management, Disney/ABC Television Group
Prior to this announcement, Sanderson was Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing, Disney Channels Worldwide.

[02/09/11 - 12:00 PM]
G4 Puts Cupid in the Crossfire With 12 Hours of "Cheaters" and An All-New Special That Gets Up Close and Personal at the 2011 Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE)
Riley Steele and Blair Herter co-host the two-hour "AEE 11" special, airing Monday, February 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/09/11 - 11:41 AM]
History(R) to Honor and Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Civil War
A two-hour feature from executive producers Tony and Ridley Scott will kick off a week long programming event.

[02/09/11 - 11:05 AM]
"Bones" iPad App Launches Today
Users can also access app content when watching episodes on their DVRs or on FOX.com and Hulu.com.

[02/09/11 - 10:46 AM]
Science Channel Greenlights a Third Season of "Meteorite Men"
Co-hosts Geoff Notkin and Steve Arnold will return with a new season later this year.

[02/09/11 - 09:54 AM]
"Primetime: What Would You Do?" to Pre-Empt "Detroit 1-8-7" on Tuesday, February 22
"Stone Cold," previously set for said date, will now air on Tuesday, March 1.







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
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Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
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[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
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The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
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The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
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[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
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Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
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The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
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