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[02/18/11 - 10:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 18
Updates include: Tim Allen locks into ABC's "Last Days of Man"; Rob Corddry has "Little in Common" with FOX; and "Lone Star's" Jimmy Wolk reports to "Georgetown" at ABC.

[02/18/11 - 04:56 PM]
TLC Set to Premiere Five Compelling New Specials
Said offerings include "Babies Behind Bars," "Heavily Ever After," "Ultimate Cleaners" and "Taxidermy USA."

[02/18/11 - 03:17 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Hits Season Low in Total Viewers
The show's latest episode however still bests all but "American Idol" among adults 18-49.

[02/18/11 - 02:04 PM]
Discovery Channel Greenlights Second Seasons of "Gold Rush: Alaska" and "Flying Wild Alaska"
The series have averaged more than 3 million and 2 million viewers per premiere episode, respectively.

[02/18/11 - 12:30 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Big Time Rush" Is on a Big Time Roll!
"Big Time Beach Party," a one-hour special featuring Russell Brand, airs Monday, February 21 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/18/11 - 12:05 PM]
NBC.com Brings the Audition Experience Directly to Viewers With New Interactive Tool for Upcoming Reality Competition Series "The Voice"
The tool records performances and then rates them on a scale from 1 to 10 based on pitch and expression.

[02/18/11 - 12:04 PM]
Production Begins on Second Season of Disney XD's Royal Hit, "Pair of Kings," Starring Mitchel Musso and Doc Shaw
Plus: DisneyXD.com will roll out four additional themed games for the series throughout the year beginning with "Super Surf Scramble."

[02/18/11 - 11:53 AM]
The Style Network Hit Docu-Series "Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back" Returns for Season Two and Continues Its Inspiring Journey Beginning March 7
The show's 16-episode sophomore run will air Mondays at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/18/11 - 11:01 AM]
E! Entertainment Television Introduces Consumer Products Line Inspired by Network's Long-Running Hit "Live from the Red Carpet"
The comprehensive line launches with an array of products that includes apparel, cosmetics, self-tanner and a home food delivery service.

[02/18/11 - 10:48 AM]
Get Ready, America! You're About to Get "Mobbed" Thursday, March 31, on FOX
Howie Mandel hosts the one-hour special, which will replace the previously announced preview of the "Untitled Jamie Foxx/Affion Crockett Project."

[02/18/11 - 10:19 AM]
The Exciting Second Season of NBC's "Minute to Win it" Continues With Guest Stars Competing for Charity Beginning This Wednesday, February 23
Plus: Minneapolis (February 19), Denver (February 26), Salt Lake City (March 5), Nashville (March 12) and Orlando (March 12) to hold casting calls.

[02/18/11 - 09:46 AM]
"The Mentalist" Sees Week-to-Week Gains in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 17.

[02/18/11 - 09:44 AM]
New "Oscar(R) Backstage Pass" App for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch Offers the Ultimate Insider's View of Oscar Night(R)
Users will have access to live video streams from a multitude of cameras, allowing special behind-the-scenes access throughout the night's events.

[02/18/11 - 09:25 AM]
Life Is Sweeter for the Valastro Family With the Addition of New Baby Son
TLC will celebrate the birth with a one-hour "Cake Boss" special on Sunday, March 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/18/11 - 09:16 AM]
ABC Builds its Thursday Numbers Year to Year in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 17.

[02/18/11 - 09:00 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: The CW Surges, NBC Fades
The Peacock delivered its worst performance ever with a regular lineup of in-season Thursday originals.

[02/18/11 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "The Amazing Race" Host Phil Keoghan
"Unfinished Business," the show's 18th edition, launches this Sunday at 8:00/7:00c on CBS.

[02/18/11 - 12:08 AM]
Interview: "Blue Bloods" Executive Producers Leonard Goldberg & Robin Green
The hit drama returns to Fridays at 10:00/9:00c tonight on CBS.

[02/17/11 - 10:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 17
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland eyes FOX's "Touch"; Britt Robertson books "Secret Circle" at The CW; and David Giuntoli to topline NBC's "Grimm."

[02/17/11 - 04:18 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Justified" Tops Total Viewers
The FX drama however is down more than 30% from last week's season premiere (3.466 million).

[02/17/11 - 01:26 PM]
Disney Channel Casts Pilot for Musical Comedy "Madison High"
"High School Musical's" Alyson Reed will reprise her role of drama teacher Ms. Darbus in the project, about a troupe of theater students.

[02/17/11 - 01:11 PM]
Lifetime Sends "Seriously Funny Kids" to Late-Night
Meanwhile, the oft-rescheduled "Four of a Kind" and "Glamour Belles" will now debut Wednesday, March 23 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/17/11 - 12:40 PM]
Aaron Ashmore ("Smallville") Reports for Duty at Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13"
He'll play Steve Jinks, a young ATF agent with an innate ability to detect when someone's lying.

[02/17/11 - 12:17 PM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Honors the Hall Family's Courage and Heart When They Deliver a New Home in Wichita, KS
ABC details another upcoming installment of its Sunday franchise.

[02/17/11 - 12:16 PM]
"The 2011 Billboard Music Awards" to Air on ABC Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, May 22
The live broadcast will be co-executive produced by Richard D. Beckman and Don Mischer of Don Mischer Productions.

[02/17/11 - 11:58 AM]
Adult Swim Launches Free Branded Mobile App
"We didn't want to publish just another video app," said Jeff Olsen.

[02/17/11 - 11:53 AM]
Jay Leno Delivers #1 Finishes vs. "Late Show" and "Nightline" for the Ratings Week of Feb. 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 7-11.

[02/17/11 - 11:52 AM]
Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk Return to FX With Drama Series Pilot "American Horror Story"
"And as for 'Glee,'" Murphy said. "Fans can rest assured that we haven't taken our eyes off that ball for a second."

[02/17/11 - 11:30 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Spring Premiere Dates for Two New Original Series "The Judds" and "Addicted to Food"
The former will launch Sunday, April 10 with latter due on Tuesday, March 29.

[02/17/11 - 11:16 AM]
TLC Announces Special With Princess Diana Bridesmaid - India Hicks
The special will air as part of the network's week-long event leading into the highly anticipated nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

[02/17/11 - 11:03 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Lineup of Panelists for PaleyFest2011
The annual event takes place from March 4 to 17 at The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.

[02/17/11 - 10:31 AM]
Grammy(R) Award-Winning Recording Artist Adele Gives a Fresh Sound to Soul in "VH1 Unplugged: Adele"
The special will debut online on March 3, one day before its VH1 premiere on Friday, March 4 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/17/11 - 09:53 AM]
The Premiere of "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 16.

[02/17/11 - 09:47 AM]
USA Network to Celebrate America's Innovators in a First-Ever Character Approved One-Hour Telecast
"Character Approved: Honoring 12 Cultural Trailblazers" will follow the season finale of "White Collar" on Tuesday, March 8.

[02/17/11 - 09:07 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 Scripted TV Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 16.

[02/17/11 - 08:56 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Expanded "Idol" Dings Competition
NBC's "Minute to Win It" and ABC's "Mr. Sunshine" take the biggest hits from last week.

[02/17/11 - 08:55 AM]
"Firefly" Lands at Science Channel - Premieres Sunday, March 6 @ 8pm ET
Plus: Dr. Michio Kaku will be commentating on the science behind "Firefly" for each episode.

[02/17/11 - 08:48 AM]
A Second Season of "The Fabulous Beekman Boys" Is Ready to Bloom This March on Planet Green
The new season will roll out Tuesday, March 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/17/11 - 08:14 AM]
Is Miss USA(TM) "Tough Enough(R)?"
Rima Fakih will be one of the aspiring contestants on USA Network's upcoming non-scripted series.

[02/17/11 - 07:42 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tops CBS' "Ferguson" in Key Adults 7 Weeks in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 7-11.

[02/17/11 - 03:01 AM]
Logo to Continue MTV Networks' Award-Winning Commitment to Public Service by Launching Its First Ever Pro-Social Campaign Today
"beCause" is its first ever pro-social initiative "focusing on self-respect and empowerment issues for the LGBT community and their allies."

[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.







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[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
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