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[03/13/12 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 13
Updates include: Matt Davis to lead The CW's "Cult"; Freddie Prinze Jr. reports to NBC comedy pilot; and CBS shuffles the cast on "Partners."

[03/13/12 - 11:52 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: AMC's "Mad Men"
Check out our recap of night 12 of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/13/12 - 04:27 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Moves Into the Top Spot
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Love Broker," Disney XD's "Zeke & Luther" and TLC's "The Real Skinny."

[03/13/12 - 03:32 PM]
President Barack Obama Joins Cartoon Network To "Speak Up" Against Bullying
He'll deliver a special opening message that will introduce viewers to the original documentary, premiering Sunday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[03/13/12 - 03:22 PM]
What Time Is It? Time for Season Four of "Adventure Time!"
The animated series returns to Cartoon Network on Monday, April 2 at 7:30/6:30c.

[03/13/12 - 03:15 PM]
ABC Confirms Quartet Won't Be Back This Summer
The network has passed on second seasons for "Expedition Impossible," "Karaoke Battle USA," "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show" and "Take the Money and Run."

[03/13/12 - 01:46 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Still Unstoppable for AMC
Plus: numbers for truTV's "Duke '91 & '92: Back to Back," Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" and Food Network's "Restaurant Stakeout."

[03/13/12 - 01:04 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Big Time Movie" Scores Top Spot for the Week With Kids and Tweens and Reaches 13 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 12:46 PM]
E! Announces New Series "Mrs. Eastwood & Company" to Debut May 20
The 10-episode series follows Dina Eastwood, the wife of film legend Clint Eastwood, and their daughters as well as and the all-male six member vocal group from South Africa managed by Dina.

[03/13/12 - 12:30 PM]
History(R) Orders First Scripted Drama Series About Legendary Norse Warriors - "Vikings"
Set to premiere in 2013, the series will be filmed in Ireland and throughout picturesque locations in Northern Europe.

[03/13/12 - 12:16 PM]
New Premiere Times for CMT Series "Jennie Garth: Little Bit Country" and "Melissa & Tye"
"Jennie Garth" will now follow "The Singing Bee" at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Melissa & Tye" at 9:30/8:30c.

[03/13/12 - 12:01 PM]
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe-Winning HBO Series "Game of Thrones" Begins Its Second Season April 1
New cast members in the second season include Stephen Dillane, Gwendoline Christie, Carice van Houten, Liam Cunningham, Natalie Dormer and Rose Leslie.

[03/13/12 - 11:53 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is #1 Among All Syndicated Shows; "Wheel of Fortune" Ties for #1 in February Sweep
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/13/12 - 11:47 AM]
TLC Sets "Undercover Boss: Abroad" for Monday, April 2; "Toddlers & Tiaras" Returns Wednesday, April 4
"Abroad" was previously slated to launch on Monday, February 13.

[03/13/12 - 11:03 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Chalked Up Another Win as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 11:01 AM]
Lionsgate Teams With Frank Giustra and Thunderbird Films in Television Programming Partnership
The new venture, called Sea To Sky Entertainment, will generate a broad range of scripted programming for mainstream commercial audiences.

[03/13/12 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Ranks #1 for the Primetime Week of March 5-11 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - "Person of Interest," With Season-High Ratings, is the Week's #1 Scripted Program
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 10:40 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Grey's Anatomy" Star Jesse Williams to Take Place on Thursday, March 15
He'll be up on Twitter at @iJesseWilliams during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[03/13/12 - 10:39 AM]
"The 2012 Billboard Music Awards" Set to Return to ABC Live, Sunday, May 20
The live broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas will be co-executive produced by Richard Beckman and Don Mischer.

[03/13/12 - 10:27 AM]
"Veronica Mars" Begins Airing on SOAPnet April 7 at 1PM
Repeats of the Kristen Bell-led drama will air Saturdays from 1PM - 4PM (ET/PT) and Sundays from 10AM - 1PM.

[03/13/12 - 10:26 AM]
Animal Planet Squatches Viewership with "Finding Bigfoot" Ratings
Plus: the network has ordered additional episodes, which are slated to air later this year, including two to be shot internationally.

[03/13/12 - 10:26 AM]
SOAPnet to Air the "Make It or Break It" Catch-Up Marathon on Sunday, March 25, 9AM - 7PM
The show's third season premieres the following night, Monday, March 26 on ABC Family.

[03/13/12 - 10:24 AM]
NBC to Broadcast 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards(R) as Primetime Special on Friday, September 21, 2012
The executive producers of the ALMA Awards will be Eva Longoria, actress and activist, and Janet MurguĂ­a, NCLR President and CEO.

[03/13/12 - 10:19 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Airs 5 of the Top 20 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 10:14 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery's" Updated Report on Serial Killer Michael Gargiulo Wins Timeslot
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 10.

[03/13/12 - 10:11 AM]
Disney Channel Clean Sweeps the Competition - TV's #1 Network in Total Day in Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 10:07 AM]
Starz Original Series "Spartacus" Adds Todd Lasance and Simon Merrells to Season Three of International Hit Show
They'll play Julius Caesar and Marcus Crassus, respectively, on the pay channel series.

[03/13/12 - 09:50 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "American Idol" Propels FOX to Weekly Victory
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 09:43 AM]
Season Two of CMT's "Texas Women" Is Rowdier Than Ever Premiering Saturday, April 7 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
Ali, Anna, Brooke and Hannah will return for eight new episodes on the cable channel.

[03/13/12 - 09:40 AM]
Lifetime Orders 20 Additional Episodes of John Walsh's Venerable Crime-Fighting Series "America's Most Wanted"
The program continues weekly on Lifetime on Fridays at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/13/12 - 09:26 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Breaking In" Co-Star Christian Slater
Part six of six from our visit with the cast and creators of the FOX series.

[03/13/12 - 09:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Breaking In" Co-Star Megan Mullally
Part five of six from our visit with the cast and creators of the FOX series.

[03/13/12 - 09:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Breaking In" Co-Star Bret Harrison
Part four of six from our visit with the cast and creators of the FOX series.

[03/13/12 - 09:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Breaking In" Co-Star Alphonso McAuley
Part three of six from our visit with the cast and creators of the FOX series.

[03/13/12 - 09:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Breaking In" Co-Star Erin Richards
Part two of six from our visit with the cast and creators of the FOX series.

[03/13/12 - 09:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Breaking In" Co-Creator Adam F. Goldberg
Part one of six from our visit with the cast and creators of the FOX series.

[03/13/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Finale Hits Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 12.

[03/13/12 - 08:50 AM]
"Sold!" New History Series Premieres Wednesday, April 11 at 9pm ET
The 10-part series goes behind the scenes at Bryant Auction and follows its owner, master auctioneer Rick Bryant.

[03/13/12 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Remains on Top Despite Season Low
Plus: "The Bachelor," despite a season high, is down significantly from last year's finale.

[03/13/12 - 08:22 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids" Returns for a Second Season April 13
"Bridesmaids" is the the highest-rated installment to-date in the "Say Yes to the Dress" franchise.

[03/13/12 - 08:22 AM]
"Titanic's Final Mystery" Premieres April 5 on Smithsonian Channel
The two-hour special "investigates a century of theories and uncovers astonishing new forensic evidence that proves the most likely theory for the case."

[03/13/12 - 08:08 AM]
Separate and Unequal: Discovery Looks at the Color Lines of HIV/AIDS in America "HIV/AIDS: America's Divide"
The one-hour special premieres this Saturday, March 17 on the cable channel.

[03/13/12 - 08:05 AM]
"Eagleheart" Season 2 Takes No Prisoners on Thursday Night - New Season Premieres on Adult Swim April 12 at Midnight (ET/PT)
In its premiere season, the series was #1 in its time slot and it ranked as basic cable's #1 sitcom with men 18-34 and men 18-49.

[03/13/12 - 07:03 AM]
A&E Network Premieres the New Original Real Life Series "Rambug" Following a Family of New York City Exterminators on Saturday, April 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The series follows "a brawny group of hard-working, over-the-top Italian exterminators from Brooklyn who dress in camouflage and wage war on the city's nastiest critters."

[03/13/12 - 07:01 AM]
ESPN to Spotlight 40th Anniversary of Title IX with Multiple Initiatives
"The Power of IX" will debut on espnW.com on March 26 and run through June 23, the anniversary of when Title IX was passed into law.

[03/13/12 - 07:01 AM]
Ovation Greenlights "A Chance to Dance" - An Exciting New Dance Competition Series From Father-Son Producing Team Nigel & Simon Lythgoe
The series, due August 17, follows Michael Nunn and William Trevitt as they audition, select and train a new American dance company.

[03/12/12 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 12
Updates include: Amir Talai is bound for ABC's "Devious Maids"; Michael Imperioli reports to NBC's "County"; and Jay Mohr joins "Applebaum" at CBS.

[03/12/12 - 11:09 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: CBS's "Two and a Half Men"
Check out our recap of night 11 of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/12/12 - 06:12 PM]
Fan Favorite Emily Maynard Becomes the First Single Mom to Star on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelorette," When It Premieres on Monday, May 14
The show's eighth edition will kick off with a special 90-minute episode at 9:30/8:30c that night.







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