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[02/22/11 - 10:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 22
Updates include: Christina Ricci in talks to board "Pan Am" at ABC; Ryan Hansen to topline NBC's "Lovelives"; and Kevin Hart joins FOX's "Little in Common."

[02/22/11 - 06:36 PM]
"William & Kate: A Royal Love Story," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie from Emmy(R) Award-Winning Producer Linda Yellen, Has Its World Premiere Exclusively on Hallmark Channel August 13
Yellen, whose credits include "The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana," has written and will produce the biopic.

[02/22/11 - 05:49 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush: Alaska" Wraps on Top
The Discovery original takes the adults 18-49 crown while Disney's "Wizards of Waverly Place" is the most-watched program.

[02/22/11 - 03:12 PM]
"Gold Rush: Alaska" Finale Strikes a Series High as the #1 Program in All of Television on Friday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, February 18.

[02/22/11 - 02:33 PM]
NBC Picks Up Popular Alternative Series "The Biggest Loser," "Who Do You Think You Are?" and "The Sing-Off" for 2011-12
"They are each unique, attention-getting shows with terrific producing and talent auspices, and we're proud to be associated with them," said Bob Greenblatt.

[02/22/11 - 01:32 PM]
Cartoon Network Announces Winners of "Hall of Game Awards"
The Tony Hawk-hosted event premieres this Friday, February 25 at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/22/11 - 01:22 PM]
TLC Renews "My Strange Addiction" and Sets Premiere Date for Return of "Hoarding: Buried Alive"
The latter launches the second half of its second season with nine all new episodes starting on Wednesday, March 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/22/11 - 12:46 PM]
Syfy Acquires All 31 Episodes of "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Repeats of the series will be stacked on Thursday nights beginning April 7.

[02/22/11 - 11:15 AM]
Shaftesbury's "Connor Undercover" Acquired By Starz Entertainment
Previous acquisitions from the company include the made-for-television movie "Vacation with Derek" and tween series "Baxter."

[02/22/11 - 11:06 AM]
CBS and Netflix Announce Two-Year Licensing Agreement for Library Content
Among the initial offerings: "Medium," "Flashpoint," "Frasier" "Cheers," "Star Trek" and "Twin Peaks."

[02/22/11 - 10:03 AM]
Sara Rue and Barry Watson Star in ABC Family's Original Movie, "My Future Boyfriend," Premiering Sunday, April 10
Valerie Harper and Fred Willard also star in the project, formerly known as "Always & Forever."

[02/22/11 - 09:35 AM]
ABC Claims the Week's Top Series in DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 31-February 6.

[02/22/11 - 09:08 AM]
Syfy Announces Spring Premiere Dates
"Stargate Universe" returns Monday, March 7 while "Sanctuary" resumes Friday, April 15.

[02/22/11 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits Season Highs/"Castle" Scores Top Number in Nearly 4 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 21.

[02/22/11 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS Among Adults 18-49
Plus: "Two and a Half Men," despite being a repeat, is the night's most-watched program.

[02/22/11 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "The Lying Game"
The newcomer joins recent pickups "The Nine Lives of Chloe King," "Switched at Birth" and "The Great State of Georgia."

[02/22/11 - 07:28 AM]
Milojo Joins Original Media to Produce Second Season of "Be Good Johnny Weir" on Logo and "Spectacular"
Currently in production, the 10-episode sophomore season of "Be Good Johnny Weir" will roll out later this year.

[02/22/11 - 06:31 AM]
From Tricked-Out Vegas Aquariums to Southern-Style "Noodling," Animal Planet Greenlights Duo of Splashy Summer Series
"Tanked" bows in July followed by "Hillbilly Handfishin'" in August.

[02/21/11 - 09:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 21
Updates include: Minnie Driver to "Hail Mary" for CBS; Jason Isaacs to topline NBC's "REM"; and Ashley Judd to star in ABC's "Missing."

[02/21/11 - 01:19 PM]
"Onion SportsDome" Moves To Tuesdays at 8pm ET
"I'm not going to sugarcoat it: moving the SportsDome to eight o'clock is the greatest thing that has ever happened to me in my entire life," said Mark Shepard.

[02/21/11 - 11:33 AM]
2011 NBA All-Star Game on TNT Delivers Most Watched and Highest Rated All-Star Game since 2003 and Earns Strong Growth Across All Demos
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, February 20.

[02/21/11 - 09:10 AM]
ABC's Sunday Line-up Grows Across the Board
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 20.

[02/21/11 - 08:55 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Comedies Edge ABC, CBS for Adults 18-49 Crown
All five of FOX's animated efforts were up from last week's numbers.

[02/21/11 - 06:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX's "Cops," "AMW" Return on Top
The veteran duo were off last week due to FOX's NASCAR coverage.

[02/19/11 - 09:31 AM]
"Primetime: What Would You Do?" Hits Best Numbers in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 18.

[02/19/11 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Defenders" Rebounds in CBS Victory
FOX shares the adults 18-49 crown as eight of 12 series last night show week-to-week gains.

[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.







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[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
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