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[02/16/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 16
Updates include: Adrianne Palicki is NBC's "Wonder Woman"; Maria Bello locks into "Prime Suspect," also at NBC; and Mike O'Malley, Michael Emerson land pilots.

[02/16/11 - 06:25 PM]
Exclusive: FOX to Give "American Dad" a Boost on Two Sundays
Plus: FOX will rebroadcast "The Simpsons Movie" on Sunday, April 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/16/11 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Climbs to Top
MTV's reality franchise takes the adults 18-49 crown for the first time this season.

[02/16/11 - 01:37 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Observes Presidents' Day With An All-Day Marathon on Monday, February 21 from 1:00PM-8:00PM ET/PT
The marathon concludes with an all-new episode, "The Badass Seed," premiering at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/16/11 - 12:49 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Announces Development Executive Promotions
Terence Carter, Suzanna Makkos and Marcus Wiley have all been named Senior Vice Presidents at the network.

[02/16/11 - 12:38 PM]
"Glee" Smashes Another Billboard Record!
The series now holds the record for 113 single entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart - exceeding Elvis, James Brown, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and The Beatles.

[02/16/11 - 11:36 AM]
Michael Rosenbaum Returns as Lex Luthor for the "Smallville" Series Finale
The network formally announces the actor's return to the series.

[02/16/11 - 10:49 AM]
Lifetime to Launch All-New Reality Series "Coming Home" March 6, 2011
As previously reported, the newcomer will follow "Army Wives" on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/16/11 - 10:09 AM]
ABC's "V" Delivers its 2nd Week of Gains in Adults 18-49, Men 18-49 and Men 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 15.

[02/16/11 - 10:02 AM]
"Triangle: Remembering the Fire," Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Brings the Story to Life When the Documentary Debuts March 21, Exclusively on HBO
Trapped inside the upper floors of a ten-story building, 146 workers were burned alive or forced to jump to their deaths to escape an inferno that consumed the factory in just 18 minutes.

[02/16/11 - 10:00 AM]
Lisa Hsia Promoted to Executive Vice President of Bravo Digital Media
In her new role, she will continue to oversee Bravo's digital businesses including Bravotv.com and TelevisionWithoutPity.com.

[02/16/11 - 09:49 AM]
A&E Network Launches New Community Outreach Program "Real Life. Change."
"[The program] gives inspired audiences a platform to make positive changes in their own lives and the lives of others," said Bob DeBitetto.

[02/16/11 - 09:44 AM]
GSN Announces Spring Schedule Changes for Original Series
"Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza" and "Love Triangle" will now launch on Monday, April 11.

[02/16/11 - 09:27 AM]
Video: Charlie Sheen Returns to DirecTV's "The Dan Patrick Show"
The actor returned to the show this morning to clarify some of his statements from Monday's interview.

[02/16/11 - 09:20 AM]
CBS Places First on Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 15.

[02/16/11 - 09:01 AM]
Seth MacFarlane Announced as Roast Master for the "Comedy Central Roast Of Donald Trump"
MacFarlane previously served as Roast Master for David Hassellhoff's event.

[02/16/11 - 08:57 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Adults 18-49 Honors
In their second week together, FOX's "Raising Hope" and "Traffic Light" dip by over 20%.

[02/16/11 - 08:16 AM]
Special Edition of "America's Most Wanted" Hunts for the World's Most Dangerous Predators Saturday, February 19, on FOX
L.A. Police Department Chief Charlie Beck will share the latest details on the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer case.

[02/16/11 - 08:06 AM]
"Friday Night SmackDown" Will Surpass Lassie in Total Weekly Episodes - Third Most in TV History - When 600th Telecast Airs Friday, February 18 on Syfy
The anniversary installment will feature a 12-man tag team main event combining "Monday Night Raw" and "Friday Night SmackDown Superstars."

[02/16/11 - 07:33 AM]
Cartoon Network "Hall of Game Awards" to Feature All Star Line-Up
Drew Brees, Kobe Bryant, Landon Donovan, Roger Federer, Arian Foster, Rick Fox, A.J. Hawk, Dwight Howard, DeSean Jackson and Greg Jennings are among the featured sports figures.

[02/16/11 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Announces Lineup for 15th Anniversary Season of Iconic Music Series "VH1 Storytellers" Premiering this Spring
The new season, due in May, to feature Kings of Leon, Cee Lo Green, Death Cab For Cutie, Maxwell, My Morning Jacket and Ray LaMontagne.

[02/16/11 - 12:27 AM]
Interview: "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" Co-Creator Edward Allen Bernero
The spin-off of the Wednesday franchise debuts tonight at 10:00/9:00c on CBS.

[02/15/11 - 10:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 15
Updates include: Laura Prepon is NBC's "Chelsea"; Annie Wersching joins ABC's "Partners"; and Jamie Bamber reunites with Ronald D. Moore on NBC's "17th Precinct."

[02/15/11 - 04:49 PM]
NBC Books "Office" Marathon for Thursday, March 3
The six encores will replace "Community," "Perfect Couples," "Parks & Recreation," "30 Rock" and "Outsourced" on the night.

[02/15/11 - 03:06 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Is Ratings King
The History series bests NBC's "Harry's Law" and ABC's "Castle" among adults 18-49 last night.

[02/15/11 - 01:59 PM]
E!'s "Fashion Police: The 2011 Grammy Awards" in Vogue With Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode Ever
E! spins the numbers for Monday, February 14.

[02/15/11 - 01:38 PM]
Oxygen's Hit Series "Snapped" Returns With More Murder and Super-Sized Investigations on Sunday, February 20 at 9PM ET/PT
Each chilling installment "offers gritty details, interviews and a deeper look into the minds of the women who allegedly snapped."

[02/15/11 - 01:19 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Atlanta" Reunion Shares Demo Crown
Bravo's reality franchise shares 18-49 honors with History's "Ax Men," E!'s Grammy red carpet coverage.

[02/15/11 - 01:11 PM]
Nickelodeon Closes the Week as the Top Total Day Network
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 12:56 PM]
CBS News Statement on Lara Logan
The network releases a statement about the brutal sexual assault of the "60 Minutes" correspondent.

[02/15/11 - 11:49 AM]
CBS Sweeps the Week in Viewers and Key Demos as the Grammys Hit a High Note
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 11:07 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Feb. 7-13
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 10:49 AM]
Highly Anticipated Series Premiere of "Transformers Prime" on The Hub Blasts Ratings
The Hub spins the numbers for Friday, February 11.

[02/15/11 - 10:36 AM]
FOX Maintains its Significant Lead Over CBS for the Season
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 10:33 AM]
"Accidentally in Love," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Sparks Deep Affection and Personal Attachment for More than 3.1 Million Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 12.

[02/15/11 - 10:26 AM]
Nominations Announced For The First Annual "The Comedy Awards"
The event will be simulcast on Comedy Central, Spike TV, VH1, CMT, TV Land, Logo and Nick At Nite on Sunday, April 10.

[02/15/11 - 10:17 AM]
Season Three of Emmy-Winning Animated Series "Phineas and Ferb" Premieres Friday, March 4 on Disney Channel
Upcoming guests include Michael Douglas, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Michael J. Fox, Anna Paquin, Joan Cusack and Jamie Oliver.

[02/15/11 - 10:06 AM]
ABC Increases its Overall Audience from the Same Week Last Year, While Producing its Top Results in 4 Weeks with Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 7-13.

[02/15/11 - 10:03 AM]
"The 2011 Miss USA(R) Pageant" Returns to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to Celebrate Its 60th Anniversary Live on NBC Sunday, June 19th (9-11 PM ET)
"We'll have 51 of the most beautiful women in the world competing in one of the best live shows on television," said Donald Trump, who will again serve as executive producer.

[02/15/11 - 09:44 AM]
"Mike & Molly" Attracts Series-High Audience
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 14.

[02/15/11 - 08:48 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Mike & Molly" Climbs in CBS Victory
The Eye's launch of "Mad Love" however falls short of last week's "Rules of Engagement."

[02/15/11 - 08:48 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts New "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Dora the Explorer" Toy Lineups at Toy Fair 2011
In addition, Nickelodeon has announced a multiyear renewal with The LEGO Group as a global licensee for "SpongeBob SquarePants" construction toys.

[02/15/11 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Wins Valentine's Day with Women
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 14.

[02/15/11 - 07:07 AM]
Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball tour at Madison Square Garden, Featuring the Grammy Winner in Her First Solo HBO Concert Event, Debuts May 7
"Lady Gaga is the single most exciting music talent on the scene today," noted HBO's Sue Naegle.

[02/15/11 - 06:13 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company and the New York Television Festival Launch Fourth Annual "FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest"
One winner will be selected by FOX, and he/she will receive $25,000 and a development deal with the network.

[02/15/11 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Our America With Lisa Ling" Star Lisa Ling
OWN's newest original series rolls out tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/14/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 14
Updates include: Robert Taylor is "Longmire" for A&E; Jesse L. Martin, Saffron Burrows land pilots; and more directors sign on for this year's development crop.

[02/14/11 - 04:53 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Keeps Discovery on Top
The reality series tops "WWE Smackdown" on Syfy as the most-watched program.

[02/14/11 - 03:04 PM]
There's More to Love on TLC With Season Two of "Sister Wives"
The new season rolls out with a one-hour special on Sunday, March 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/14/11 - 02:54 PM]
"Gold Rush: Alaska" Is the #1 Primetime Program on Television on Friday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, February 11.







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[04/17/15 - 01:16 PM]
NBC's "The Night Shift" Collaborates with First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Joining Forces
The First Lady and Dr. Biden will also appear in the show's episode airing on Monday, May 4.

[04/17/15 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Announces 2014-2015 Season Finale Storylines, Featuring Dramatic Conclusions, Big Reveals and a Couple of Weddings
The Eye details its May sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/17/15 - 10:20 AM]
Spike TV Partners with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Horizon Television to Develop Family Drama "Harvest"
The project centers on a mild-mannered cemetery caretaker who finds his small town life in jeopardy when his estranged, criminal father tracks him down.

[04/17/15 - 09:04 AM]
The Black Eyed Peas & ESPN Collaborate to Make 2015 NBA Playoffs "Awesome"
The broadcast open stars The Black Eyed Peas members' will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap and features their hit single "Awesome," which they wrote for the NBA Playoffs and to capture the energy and excitement of the action.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:22 AM]
LION BABE Covers Legendary Chicago Artist Curtis Mayfield's "Move on Up" for ESPN's NFL Draft
"Chicago has such a great music tradition and since the draft is here for the first time, we really wanted to use the song of a legendary artist from this city," said Kevin Wilson.

[04/17/15 - 08:04 AM]
TLC's "My 600-lb Life" Renewed for Season Four Following Highest Rated Season Ever
Currently in production for season four, the series will return to TLC with ten all new episodes and compelling weight loss stories in 1Q 2016.

[04/17/15 - 06:32 AM]
Early Look at BBC America's New Drama "The Last Kingdom" Coming in 2015
The project is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's best-selling series of novels "The Saxon Stories," by award-winning writer Stephen Butchard.

[04/16/15 - 03:20 PM]
Jennifer Lopez to Be Honored with the Hero Award at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
Additionally, Rachel Platten will perform her single "Fight Song" as the RDMA Heroes for Change award is presented to two Radio Disney listeners in recognition of their efforts to make a difference in their communities.

[04/16/15 - 02:43 PM]
CMT Announces Plans to Produce Its First-Ever Music Video for an Artist
At a CMT event today in Nashville, the brand announced it will produce the music video for Chris Janson's summer anthem, "Buy Me A Boat," with plans to add the video to heavy rotation.

[04/16/15 - 01:26 PM]
Netflix's "The Get Down" - Baz Luhrmann Discovers His New Leading Lady
Herizen Guardiola will star as "Mylene Cruz," a shining, tenacious girl with a voice from God who dreams of disco stardom from the confines of her family's fiercely religious church walls.

[04/16/15 - 12:20 PM]
Pop Announces Initial Line-Up of Presenters for 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
The line-up of presenters will include Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Deidre Hall, Nancy O'Dell, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek.