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[02/29/12 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 29
Updates include: Dane Cook to star in NBC's "Next Caller Please"; Hayden Panettiere is bound for ABC's "Nashville"; and Ashley Greene is the latest to "Americana" at ABC.

[02/29/12 - 04:10 PM]
Kyle MacLachlan, Mark Consuelos & Michael Strahan to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" the Week of March 12-16, 2012
Guests that week include Nicole Richie, Cee Lo Green, Will Ferrell, Elle Macpherson, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Sisto, Ashley Judd and Mary McCormack.

[02/29/12 - 02:53 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "The Game," "Tosh.0" Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Obsessive Compulsive Hoarder," G4's "Campus PD" and Oxygen's "Jersey Couture."

[02/29/12 - 02:18 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winners Beau Bridges and Margo Martindale Cast in the Showtime(R) Pilot "Masters of Sex"
Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan were recently cast as the leads - 1960's human sexuality pioneers William Masters and Virginia Johnson.

[02/29/12 - 02:05 PM]
NBC News Announces Super Tuesday One-Hour Network Special
Brian Williams will anchor the Decision 2012 coverage on Tuesday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/29/12 - 01:53 PM]
26th Israel Film Festival Honors David Nevins, Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa With Achievement in Television Award for "Homeland"
Nevins, Gordon and Gansa will join previously-announced Jonah Hill, who will receive the IFF Achievement in Film Award.

[02/29/12 - 01:52 PM]
CBS Television Distribution's Trio Of Magazines Soar to New Season Highs
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[02/29/12 - 01:32 PM]
ABC & ESPN Combine to Present NBA Quadrupleheader March 4
Primetime matchups include the Chicago Bulls at Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets at San Antonio Spurs.

[02/29/12 - 11:44 AM]
The CW Announces One Midseason Premiere and Several Finales
Highlights include the two-hour series finale of "One Tree Hill" on Wednesday, April 4 plus the debut of "The L.A. Complex" on Tuesday, April 24.

[02/29/12 - 10:40 AM]
DIY Network Adds New Series and Specials "Good, Better...Best," "Price It Out," and "Last House Standing" To Its 2012 First Quarter Programming Lineup
"Price It Out" debuts on Wednesday, March 7 followed by "Good, Better...Best" on Wednesday, March 14.

[02/29/12 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Entertainment Launches New Facebook Pages for "Modern Family," "Once Upon a Time" and "The Bachelor" With New Page Timeline and Cover Photo Features
The new features "will bring new content to people who want more from their favorite shows."

[02/29/12 - 10:25 AM]
"Revenge for Real," a Limited Series from ABC News, Airs Wednesdays, March 7 & 14 at 10:00 P.M., ET on the ABC Network
The debut installment, "Murder in the Hamptons," details the murder of millionaire Ted Ammon.

[02/29/12 - 10:03 AM]
Disney XD Original Series "Lab Rats" is Network's #1 Launch Ever
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, February 27.

[02/29/12 - 09:51 AM]
Lifetime to Air New Docuseries "Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp"
The 10-episode series was originally set up at BIO - with Christopher and Kyle Massey as co-stars - in May.

[02/29/12 - 09:22 AM]
"NCIS" Is Night's #1 Program in Viewers, Topping Tuesday "Idol" for First Time
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 28.

[02/29/12 - 09:02 AM]
Interview: "Psych" Creator Steve Franks
The USA series resumes its sixth season tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/29/12 - 09:02 AM]
"My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" Returns to TLC on Friday, March 23; "Leave It to Niecy" Shifts to Sunday, March 25
Plus: upcoming specials include "The Real Skinny" (Monday, March 12) and "Bates Family Special" (Tuesday, March 13).

[02/29/12 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Special "Idol" Sends Competition to Lows
"Unforgettable," "Last Man Standing," "Cougar Town" and "The River" all dropped to series lows last night.

[02/29/12 - 08:42 AM]
Syfy Posts Double Digit Gains in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 During February
Syfy spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/29/12 - 08:12 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Brings "Oprah's Lifeclass Tour" to Canada for Her First Ever Show in the Country
Winfrey brings her popular series to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for a live show to air Monday, April 16.

[02/29/12 - 08:02 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and Running Press Form Joint Publishing Program
The joint publishing relationship will release its first title, a holiday-themed novelty book from Denis Leary, in October.

[02/29/12 - 08:01 AM]
Spike TV to Premiere First Ever Live Auction Event Wednesday, March 21 at 9:00 pm
The "Auction Hunters: Live" event will be followed by the series premiere of "American Digger."

[02/29/12 - 07:36 AM]
Former Colts Vice Chairman Bill Polian Joins ESPN as NFL Analyst
He is scheduled to make his debut on Monday, March 12, and appear throughout the year on "NFL Live," "NFL32" and "SportsCenter."

[02/29/12 - 07:19 AM]
ESPN Launches ESPN3 Player on Facebook(R) Platform
This marks the first time live, streaming sports games from an ESPN network will be available through the social networking platform.

[02/29/12 - 07:06 AM]
A Real American Horror Story!: New Season of Animal Planet's "River Monsters" Kicks Off With Two-Hour Episode of All-American Maneaters
New episodes will roll out on Sunday nights from April 1 through May 27 on the cable channel.

[02/29/12 - 06:52 AM]
Follow JR Ewing's Colorful History of the Ewing Family as TNT's "Dallas" Launches New Facebook Page with New Timeline and Cover Photo Features
TNT's innovative "Dallas Page" will span 34 years of Ewing history, all in the first-person voice of J.R. Ewing.

[02/29/12 - 06:24 AM]
Bravo Media Announces Unprecedented Partnership With Chase Sapphire Preferred to Co-Produce New Culinary Competition Series "Around The World In 80 Plates"
Hosted by Curtis Stone and Cat Cora, the series follows 12 chefs competing in a culinary race across 10 countries in 40 days.

[02/29/12 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 is Serving Up a Night of Hoops and High Heels with an All New Season of "La La's Full Court Life" Starring La La Anthony and the Series Premiere of "Styled by June" Starring June Ambrose
Said duo will premiere Monday, March 19 at 9:00/8:00c following "Basketball Wives."

[02/28/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Josh Hopkins joins NBC's "Ladyfriends"; Missi Pyle to play mom on FOX's "Prodigy/Bully"; and Victor Garber is the first to board NBC's "Notorious."

[02/28/12 - 03:50 PM]
TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland" Wins Gracie Award(R) for Outstanding Comedy
The awards are presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and will be given at a gala in Los Angeles on May 22.

[02/28/12 - 03:35 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Extends Win Streak to Seven
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Lab Rats," Bravo's "It's a Brad, Brad World" and E!'s "Fashion Police: The 2012 Academy Awards."

[02/28/12 - 03:30 PM]
USA Most Watched Network for February
USA spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 02:33 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "NBA All-Star Game" Sneaks Past "The Walking Dead"
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "Goose," Animal Planet's "Rattlesnake Republic" and Nickelodeon's "Nick News."

[02/28/12 - 01:51 PM]
You Better Run, You Better Hide! Prepping for Real Life Disaster Series "Doomsday Bunkers" Comes to Discovery Channel
The three-part series, featuring Dallas-based Deep Earth Bunker owner Scott Bales, premieres Wednesday, March 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/28/12 - 01:26 PM]
NFL Season-Opener to Be Held Wednesday, Sept. 5
The game will be played on Wednesday to avoid a conflict with President Barack Obama's Thursday night speech at the Democratic National Convention.

[02/28/12 - 01:25 PM]
MTV and Dan Savage Explore Dating, Sex and Relationships in "Savage U" Premiering April 3 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
"Savage U" features 12 episodes, each one focused on exploring the unique campus culture at a different college.

[02/28/12 - 01:14 PM]
Animal Planet Leaves a Bigfoot-Sized Footprint With Its Best February Performance
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 01:13 PM]
Disney Channel Sets Records as TV's #1 Network in Total Day for the 22nd Consecutive Month in Tweens 9-14 and for the 10th Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery Announces Premiere Dates for "Unchained Reaction," New "MythBusters" Episodes On New Night
"MythBusters" returns Sunday, March 25 at 9:00/8:00c, leading into the previously announced "Unchained Reaction."

[02/28/12 - 12:23 PM]
Video: Discovery Releases More Breathtaking Video from "Frozen Planet" - The Icy Finger of Death!
The seven-part series, narrated by Alec Baldwin, premieres Sunday, March 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/28/12 - 12:20 PM]
In the U.S., The "Glee" Cast Is a Top 10-Selling Digital Artist of All Time
Music performed by the show's cast ranks No. 8 in the Top 10-selling digital U.S. artists of all time, according to SoundScan.

[02/28/12 - 12:01 PM]
When the Smoke Cleared, The 2012 Daytona 500 Is Most-Watched in FOX History
FOX spins the numbers for Monday, February 27.

[02/28/12 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins February With Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:43 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama Talks to Kids About Staying Active, in a "Disney XD Xtra" Premiering Today, February 28
Doc Shaw, Kelsey Chow and Olivia Holt host the interstitial, which will air in daily rotation on Disney XD.

[02/28/12 - 11:42 AM]
Disney XD Delivers its #2 Month Ever in Prime in Total Viewers, Kids 2-11, Kids 6-14, and Tweens 9-14
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:41 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks No. 1 on Four of Seven Nights, Widens Season Lead
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 11:32 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Topped the Charts as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for the Final Week of February
TNT spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26 and the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:32 AM]
ABC Family is Cable's #2 Network in Females 12-34 for the 2nd Straight Month
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:31 AM]
Michael Mann Chronicles War Photographers for New HBO Documentary Series Witness
The first episode was shot in Juarez, Mexico, while the next three are currently in production.

[02/28/12 - 11:31 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery's" Report on Ex-Reality TV Producer Bruce Beresford-Redman Wins Timeslot
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 25.







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