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[03/17/11 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 17
Updates include: Damon Wayans Jr. and Sr. land pilots; Jimmy Smits to play mayor in NBC's "S.I.L.A."; and Rebecca Sinclair departs The CW's "90210."

[03/17/11 - 10:47 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Mothballs "Last Comic Standing" Once Again
The veteran talent competition won't be back this summer.

[03/17/11 - 09:07 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 17
Plus: Jennifer Hudson and Sugarland will perform on the next results show Thursday, March 24.

[03/17/11 - 04:27 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Returns on Top
The A&E reality series is cable's most-watched program, splits the demo crown with "The Real World."

[03/17/11 - 04:23 PM]
MTV's "The Real World: Las Vegas" Is #1 in Its Time Period for a Second Week in a Row
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 16.

[03/17/11 - 03:56 PM]
ABC Picks Up "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show," Featuring Some of the Wildest Contestant Eliminations in Game Show History
Jeff Sutphen hosts the series, from "Wipeout" executive producer Matt Kunitz.

[03/17/11 - 03:04 PM]
The Transformation Is Complete as Syfy's "Face Off" Finishes Its Debut Season With 1.5 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 16.

[03/17/11 - 02:32 PM]
MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" Premieres April 7 at 10PM ET/PT
Special guest appearances include Ke$ha, Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber.

[03/17/11 - 02:11 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef: The Tour" Hits the Road April 15th Sponsored by Buitoni
To date, "Top Chef: The Tour" has visited 62 cities and traveled more than 40,000 miles.

[03/17/11 - 01:04 PM]
"Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump" is #1 Comedy Central Roast Ever With Men 18-34
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 15.

[03/17/11 - 12:52 PM]
NBC Picks Up Three Returning Comedies for 2011-12 in "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "Community"
"Along with '30 Rock,' they represent the best of what the NBC comedy brand stands for in terms of originality, wit, and sophistication," said Bob Greenblatt.

[03/17/11 - 12:49 PM]
Syfy Renews "Being Human" for Second Season
The newcomer is Syfy's most successful winter season scripted series launch in six years.

[03/17/11 - 12:41 PM]
HBO Films' "Cinema Verite" Debuts April 23
Diane Lane, Tim Robbins and James Gandolfini star in the original movie, a behind-the-scenes look at the groundbreaking documentary "An American Family."

[03/17/11 - 12:09 PM]
Jay Leno Encores Rank #1 vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Week of March 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 7-11.

[03/17/11 - 12:08 PM]
"White Collar" and "Covert Affairs" Return to USA This Summer With All-New Episodes on Tuesday, June 7
The pair will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/17/11 - 11:49 AM]
Back-to-Back Broward County Drama Thursday Nights on TLC
Said lineup, due April 7, features newcomer "Unleashed: K-9 Broward County" and the return of "Police Women of Broward County."

[03/17/11 - 11:48 AM]
TLC Examines Charlie Sheen's Downfall in All-New Special
"Charlie Sheen: On the Brink" airs this Sunday, March 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/17/11 - 11:43 AM]
Video: New Trailer for Real-Life Comedy "Exporting Raymond" - In Theaters April 29th!
The documentary follows "Everybody Loves Raymond" creator Phil Rosenthal as he adapts the series for Russian television.

[03/17/11 - 11:37 AM]
New Original Series "Why Not? with Shania Twain" Premieres Sunday, May 8 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The newcomer will launch Sunday, May 8 following the season finale of "The Judds."

[03/17/11 - 11:36 AM]
"Nightline" is #1 Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 7-11.

[03/17/11 - 09:55 AM]
"Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" Sweeps Its Time Period in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 16.

[03/17/11 - 09:29 AM]
New Technology Puts Viewers in the Middle of the Action In truTV's Exciting New Series "Police POV," Premiering Sunday, April 17
For the first time, "TV viewers will be able to experience first-hand what it looks and sounds like for cops on the front lines."

[03/17/11 - 09:25 AM]
History(R) Celebrates Easter With Exclusive Special "Secret Access: The Vatican" Premiering Wednesday, March 30, 9-11 PM ET/PT
The two-hour special "uncovers the surprising connections between the United States and the Vatican."

[03/17/11 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor," "Minute to Win It" Hit Series Lows
Plus: "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" perks back up with an original lead-in.

[03/17/11 - 08:51 AM]
ABC Posts Strong Year to Year Wednesday Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 16.

[03/17/11 - 07:27 AM]
Bio Channel Presents the One-Hour Original Special "Charlie Sheen: Bad Boy on the Edge" on Sunday, March 20 at 9PM ET/PT
The special includes interviews with Andrea Canning, Capri Anderson, Bret Michaels and Danny Bonaduce.

[03/17/11 - 07:17 AM]
MTV's Iconic "120 Minutes" Franchise Set for Re-Invention With Host and Music Personality Matt Pinfield on MTV2 and MTVHive.com
The weekly online show, "120 Seconds," launches tomorrow morning, Friday, March 18.

[03/17/11 - 07:06 AM]
The Style Network Sets Its Design on Season 12 of Fashion Forward Series "How Do I Look?" to Premiere Saturday, April 2
Host and fashion expert Jeannie Mai will return to advise the stylistically-challenged from all over the country in 20 all-new one-hour episodes.

[03/17/11 - 05:50 AM]
Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber Named Co-Presidents USA Network
"USA will remain a top priority for me, and I can't think of a better team to build on the network's incredible momentum," said Bonnie Hammer.

[03/17/11 - 05:20 AM]
Stacy Keibler, Adam Corolla to Host New Shows on Speed This Summer
Keibler and Andrew Comrie-Picard will host "Ultimate Gymkhana" while Carolla, Dan Neil, John Salley and Matt Farrah are behind "The Car Show."

[03/17/11 - 03:01 AM]
Logo Injects Programming With Behind-the-Scenes Peek at the Fascinating World of the Beverly Hills Cosmetic Community in New Reality Series "Pretty Hurts"
The new series, comprised of 10, 30-minute episodes, will premiere Monday, May 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/17/11 - 12:08 AM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FOX's "Glee"
Check out our recap of night 12 of The 28th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/16/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 16
Updates include: Scott Porter reports to The CW's "Hart of Dixie"; Alanna Ubach has "Little in Common" with FOX; and Lauren Cohan lands the lead in "Heavenly," also at The CW.

[03/16/11 - 02:52 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Posts Season High
The MTV franchise tops Comedy Central's "Tosh.0" and BET's "The Game."

[03/16/11 - 02:13 PM]
"America's Next Top Model" Slides to 9:00PM on Wednesdays, Starting April 20
Encore presentations of the previous week's "Top Model" will also air at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/16/11 - 01:11 PM]
"Our America with Lisa Ling" Season One Update Special to Air Tuesday, March 29 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
"A Closer Look" will "revisit some of the most memorable stories and people featured in the series' first six episodes."

[03/16/11 - 12:46 PM]
"Braxton Family Vlues" Premieres Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 9pm ET/PT
The cable channel further details the upcoming 10-episode series.

[03/16/11 - 12:45 PM]
BBC America Confirms Royal Wedding Broadcast
The live, commercial free broadcast will be a direct simulcast of BBC ONE's coverage - BBC ONE is the BBC's flagship channel in the UK.

[03/16/11 - 12:33 PM]
truTV Tips Off the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Delivering a Combined Audience of 2.6 Million Total Viewers for First Two Games of Inaugural "First Four"
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 15.

[03/16/11 - 12:18 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Competition Series "Face Off" for a Second Season
The show's inaugural run wraps tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/16/11 - 12:05 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: NBC's "Community"
Check out our recap of night 11 of The 28th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/16/11 - 12:00 PM]
New HBO Series "Game of Thrones," Based on the Bestselling Books by George R.R. Martin, Debuts April 17
The pay channel details the first two installments of the upcoming fantasy series.

[03/16/11 - 10:32 AM]
"American Idol" Top 12 Compilation Album Featuring Studio Versions of Full Songs Performed on Tonight's Show Available Exclusively on iTunes
Rodney Jerkins, Jim Jonsin, "Tricky" Stewart, Rock Mafia, Don Was and Ron Fair are among the album's producers.

[03/16/11 - 10:19 AM]
It's No April Fools Joke! CMT's "Working Class" Season Finale Airs Friday, April 1
David Faustino and Martin Mull guest star in the back-to-back episodes, beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/16/11 - 09:44 AM]
ABC's Original Tuesday Dramas Enjoy Solid Week-to-Week Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 15.

[03/16/11 - 09:34 AM]
New Episodes of Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" Return April 6 at 9PM ET/PT
Among the latest topics: "Can you split a tree down the middle with a stick of dynamite on a bow and arrow?"

[03/16/11 - 09:07 AM]
Entertainment One, Academy Award Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cooper's Town Productions Team for New HBO Drama Series "Upstate"
The series follows "recently laid-off Roy Perkins as he relocates his family to rural America to become a correctional officer in a new private prison run for profit."

[03/16/11 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Next Great Restaurant" Encore Tops Original Broadcast
Last night's 1.6 adults 18-49 rating was actually higher than the 1.4 for Sunday's original telecast.

[03/16/11 - 08:18 AM]
Spike TV Picks Up New Original Series "InkMasters" and "Car Boss"
"InkMasters" is the first-ever tattoo competition series while "Car Boss" showcases renowned auto dealership "doctor" Tom Stuker.

[03/16/11 - 08:10 AM]
Disney Channels Portfolio of Brands Shine in Annual Presentation to Advertisers
"Shake it Up," "Phineas and Ferb," "Good Luck Charlie" and "Pair of Kings" were all picked up for next season.







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[09/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
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[09/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
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[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
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[09/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
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[09/18/14 - 06:09 AM]
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[09/18/14 - 05:54 AM]
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[09/17/14 - 10:00 PM]
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[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
ABC Family's "100 Days Until Christmas" Campaign a Social Media Hit on Facebook
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[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
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[09/17/14 - 01:34 PM]
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[09/17/14 - 01:33 PM]
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[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
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[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
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[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
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