[friday, march 25, 2011]    
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[03/25/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 25
Updates include: Maya Rudolph, Adrian Pasdar tapped for NBC comedies; Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips report to A&E's "Longmire"; and Gale Harold joins "Secret Circle" at The CW.

[03/25/11 - 05:25 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Goes Out on Top
MTV's juggernaut wraps its season once again as cable's top draw.

[03/25/11 - 12:59 PM]
New Season of "POV" Offers Dramatic View of a World in Conflict and Remarkable Stories of Individual Tenacity, Courage and Inventiveness
Season 24 of the Emmy-winning series kicks off Tuesday, June 21 on PBS.

[03/25/11 - 10:52 AM]
ABC Announces Its 2011 Summer Schedule
Newcomers include "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show," "Expedition Impossible," "The Hot Zone," "Take the Money and Run" and "America's Karaoke Challenge."

[03/25/11 - 10:02 AM]
David Hudson Promoted to Senior Vice President, Late Night and Specials, for TBS and TNT
Hudson previously served as vice president of alternative programming for TBS and TNT.

[03/25/11 - 09:35 AM]
Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Season Two Premiere Most Watched Series Episode Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for Thursday, March 24.

[03/25/11 - 09:34 AM]
FOX Renews "Fringe" for Fourth Season - In Both Universes
"When we moved the show to Fridays, we asked the fans to follow and they did," said Kevin Reilly.

[03/25/11 - 09:06 AM]
ABC's Thursday Series Post Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 24.

[03/25/11 - 09:01 AM]
Ricky Gervasis' "An Idiot Abroad" is Science Channel's Highest-Rated Series Ever
Plus: To celebrate the milestone, Science Channel is airing the series in its entirety on April Fools' Day, Friday, April 1.

[03/25/11 - 09:01 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Comedies Rally Behind New "Office"
All five half-hours are up from last week's numbers alongside a repeat of the veteran comedy.

[03/25/11 - 09:00 AM]
Discovery Communications Signs Top Producer Daniel Soiseth to Overall Deal
"Daniel is a celebrated producer whose talent will strengthen Discovery's ability to develop premium content across Discovery's portfolio of networks," said Lee Bartlett."

[03/25/11 - 08:22 AM]
CBS Sports' and Turner Sports' Exclusive Coverage of the 2011 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Delivers Highest Overall Tournament Ratings in 18 Years
CBS Sports and Turner Sports spin the numbers for Thursday, March 24.

[03/25/11 - 08:14 AM]
Barnes & Noble Welcomes Nickelodeon's First-Ever Digital Children's Books to Expansive NOOK Kids(TM) Collection
Barnes & Noble is now offering a dozen interactive NOOK Kids Nickelodeon titles, and will expand to more than 20 next month.

[03/24/11 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 24
Updates include: Justin Bruening is "Wonder Woman's" Steve Trevor; Mark Deklin joins ABC's "Good Christian Bitches"; and David Ramsey reports to The CW's "Cooper & Stone."

[03/24/11 - 09:16 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 24
Plus: will.i.am & Jamie Foxx and Fantasia will perform on the next results show Thursday, March 31.

[03/24/11 - 06:43 PM]
FOX Orders Fourth Season of "Fringe"
Executive producer J.H. Wyman broke the news via Twitter earlier this evening.

[03/24/11 - 03:11 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Top Chef," "Real World" Share Demo Crown
Plus: A&E's "Storage Wars" is the night's most-watched cable program.

[03/24/11 - 02:23 PM]
Adult Swim and Pizza Hut Ask Fans to Help Create Custom Fan-Made Commercial
"Adult Swim fans are, without a doubt, some of the most fanatical, creative and outspoken fans in the industry," said John O'Hara.

[03/24/11 - 01:38 PM]
The Hub Television Network Unveils Robust 2011-12 Program Schedule, Building on Success as Destination for Kids and Their Families
New series include "Scrabble Showdown," "Majors & Minors," "The Game of Life" and "The Aquabats Super Show."

[03/24/11 - 01:05 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes in March 14-18 Late-Night Ratings Results
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 14-18.

[03/24/11 - 01:03 PM]
Rita Wilson to Guest Star on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
She'll play Bree Mazelon, the protective mother of a teenager under investigation in the episode titled "Delinquent."

[03/24/11 - 12:51 PM]
FX Cancels "Lights Out"
The network will not be moving forward with a second season of the critically acclaimed drama series.

[03/24/11 - 12:07 PM]
Showtime and Major League Baseball Announce Sneak Preview of "The Franchise: A Season With The San Francisco Giants"
Said preview will air Wednesday, April 13 prior to its launch on Wednesday, July 13.

[03/24/11 - 11:31 AM]
Alec Baldwin, Jon Cryer, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Garry Shandling and The Gregory Brothers Announced as Additional Presenters and Attendees for the First Annual "The Comedy Awards"
Previously announced presenters and attendees include Ty Burrell, Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, Tina Fey and Bill Hader.

[03/24/11 - 09:47 AM]
Design by Bravo Continues With New Docu-Series "Million Dollar Decorators" Featuring LA's Most Sought-After Interior Designers
Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Kathryn Ireland, Jeffrey Alan Marks, Mary McDonald and Nathan Turner star in the series, which will now roll out this summer.

[03/24/11 - 09:31 AM]
Bio Channel's Original Series "My Ghost Story" Returns for An All-New Second Season
The new season will air Saturdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning April 2.

[03/24/11 - 09:01 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family," "Mr. Sunshine" and "Off the Map" All Post Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 23.

[03/24/11 - 09:01 AM]
Additional Presenters Announced for The "46th Annual Academy of Country Music(R) Awards," To Be Broadcast Live Sunday, April 3
The latest additions include Bethany Hamilton, Julianne Hough, AnnaSophia Robb and Chris Young.

[03/24/11 - 08:45 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Dips to Series Low
Plus: ABC's "The Middle" hits a season, but not a series, low.

[03/24/11 - 08:32 AM]
Syfy.com Celebrates 200th Saturday Original Movie With Launch of "March Monster Madness," The Ultimate Creature Feature Tournament
From Mansquito to Sharktopus, Mega Shark to Gatoroid, and Rock Monster to Basilisk, 32 fun and frantic abominations will square off.

[03/24/11 - 08:18 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts the Largest Yearly Increase of Any Late-Night Broadcast Program in Key Adults
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 14-18.

[03/24/11 - 07:11 AM]
BAFTA Award Winning Writer Abi Morgan Brings Her Espionage Thriller to BBC America
"The Hour," set behind the scenes of the BBC's news room in London in the mid '50s, stars Dominic West, Romola Garai and Ben Whishaw.

[03/24/11 - 06:34 AM]
Rock 'N Soul Super Duo Daryl Hall and John Oates to Receive the Music Icon Award at the "TV Land Awards 2011"
Other honorees include John Travolta, Bill Cosby, Michael J. Fox and Regis Philbin.

[03/24/11 - 03:01 AM]
Logo Gets "Absolutely Fabulous," Darling!
Repeats of the series will launch with a weekend-long marathon beginning Saturday, April 16.

[03/23/11 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 23
Updates include: "Outsourced's" Ben Rappaport tapped for comedy pilot at CBS; Anthony Head returns to NBC's "Free Agents"; and Eliza Dushku has a "Herd Mentality" for CBS.

[03/23/11 - 11:01 PM]
Video: Simon Cowell Discusses "The X Factor" Auditions & New Judge Antonio "L.A." Reid
The "American Idol" alumnus tackles 12 topics in these brief videos.

[03/23/11 - 04:15 PM]
MTV's "Teen Mom 2" Delivers Big as Tuesday's #1 Telecast Across All of television Among P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 22.

[03/23/11 - 03:53 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Matches Season High
The MTV series once again tops second place "The Game" among adults 18-49.

[03/23/11 - 01:07 PM]
CNN to Present HBO Documentary "Triangle: Remembering the Fire," Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, on Saturday, March 26
The Daphne Pinkerson-helmed project bowed this past Monday on the pay channel.

[03/23/11 - 12:44 PM]
MTV Picks Up Two More Seasons of Hit Reality Series "The Real World"
Already a go through season 26, the pickups for seasons 27 and 28 will lock up the series through 2012.

[03/23/11 - 12:04 PM]
The First Biggest Loser Experience Cruise Sets Sail November 12-19
Trainer Bob Harper will join the cruise to meet and mingle with guests as well as deliver the two-hour keynote speech.

[03/23/11 - 11:40 AM]
TV Guide Network Premieres "Elizabeth Taylor: A Life, A Legacy" Tonight, March 23 at 8pm
The special "looks back at the professional and personal life of the Academy Award-winning actress through historical footage and exclusive interviews."

[03/23/11 - 11:32 AM]
High-Octane Lineup of Original Series Delivers Biggest Quarter Ever for Growing truTV
truTV spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[03/23/11 - 10:31 AM]
NYC & Company Partners With Syfy to Launch "31 Days of HalloweeNYC" in October 2011
The campaign will be complemented by a month-long block of Halloween-themed programming on Syfy, Chiller, and Syfy.com.

[03/23/11 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Draws Largest Tuesday Audience Since December
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 22.

[03/23/11 - 09:56 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 22.

[03/23/11 - 09:48 AM]
Hallmark Channel to Premiere Animated Holiday Specials Featuring Hallmark Cards' Popular Characters Jingle(TM) and Hosted Wraps with hoops&yoyo(TM)
"We are thrilled to announce our first holiday integration campaign with Hallmark Cards," said Bill J. Abbott.

[03/23/11 - 09:47 AM]
internationally Renowned Cultural icon Maya Angelou Welcomes the World to "The Spirit Table," A Hallmark Channel Original Sseries Premiering Q1
The new 13-episode unscripted, half-hour series was announced today.

[03/23/11 - 09:46 AM]
Hallmark Channel Home Announces All-New Lifestyle Lineup for Q4
On tap are new seasons of "The Martha Stewart Show" and "Petkeeping with Marc Morrone," plus the debut of "Emeril's Table."

[03/23/11 - 09:45 AM]
Crown Media Networks Presents Its Original Programs to Advertisers Including Eight Original Movies to Premiere on Hallmark Movie Channel in 2011-2012
Said lineup includes a sequel to the Luke Perry/Jason Priestley original movie "Goodnight for Justice."

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[03/18/18 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NCAA Continue Win Streak
The Eye takes home top honors in both adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[03/17/18 - 08:05 PM]
"Will & Grace" Extends Its Triumphant Return with Season Three Pick-Up
In addition, the network has increased the season two order, which will begin again next fall, from 13 to 18 episodes.

[03/17/18 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Scores Another Victory for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Zachary Knighton latest bound for "Magnum, P.I." at CBS; James Davis to round out NBC's "Friends-in-Law"; and David Tennant to join Jennifer Garner in HBO's "Camping."

[03/16/18 - 12:58 PM]
Paramount Network Presents "It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards"
When Wayne Wolfe discovered that infamous serial killer Ed Edwards was his estranged grandfather he became compelled to answer one potentially life-altering question - are killers born, or are they made?

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
USA Network Renews "The Sinner" for Season 2
Season two lures Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) back to his hometown in rural New York to assess an unsettling and heart wrenching crime - parents murdered by their 11-year-old son, with no apparent motive.

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
"Elvis Presley: The Searcher," Two-Part Music Documentary Chronicling His Creative Journey, Debuts April 14 on HBO
The project follows his creative journey from childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

[03/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Jake McDorman and Nik Dodani Join the Cast of "Murphy Brown" When It Returns to CBS
McDorman will play Avery, Murphy's millennial journalist son who is following in his mother's footsteps, perhaps too closely, and has his mother's competitive spirit and quick wit.

[03/16/18 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Gives MacGyver a Run for His Money in All-New Series "Last Outpost"
Backcountry builders Clint Greathouse and Todd Anderson create one-of-a-kind builds, using nothing but recycled parts, out-of-the box creativity, and sheer determination.

[03/16/18 - 09:21 AM]
Food Network Launches New Snapchat Show "Chopped U" Headlined by Lazarus Lynch
New episodes of the six-week show air Sundays on Snapchat's Discover page, and previously released episodes will be available using Snapchat's Search feature.

[03/16/18 - 09:16 AM]
Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn and Lamorne Morris to Star in National Geographic's "Valley of the Boom," Six-Part Limited Series Set in '90s Tech Bubble from STXtv
John Karna, Oliver Cooper and Dakota Shapiro also star in the project.

[03/16/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Tournament Coverage
The Eye's primetime portion leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Reveals Premiere Date and Sneak Peek for "Patrick Melrose"
The Benedict Cumberbatch-led drama will launch on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:55 AM]
Freed's Bakery Serves Up More Show-Stopping Cakes in New Season of "Vegas Cakes"
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Monday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:10 AM]
EPIX Captures Espionage Drama "Deep State"
Starring Mark Strong and Joe Dempsie, the gritty new drama is set to premiere on Sunday, June 17 at 9:00/8:00c.