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[03/15/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 15
Updates include: Thomas Vaethroeder is FOX's "Prodigy/Bully"; John Corbett to play CBS's "The Widow Detective"; and Tate Donovan joins "Notorious" at NBC.

[03/15/12 - 09:29 PM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip-Times and Match-Ups for Third-Round Games on Saturday, March 17
All games are available in their entirety across four national television networks: TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV.

[03/15/12 - 09:18 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 15
Plus: Lana Del Rey and season 10 finalist Haley Reinhart to perform on next results show Thursday, March 22.

[03/15/12 - 03:13 PM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Sets Series Records - For Fifth Time - Transforming Nearly 2.5 Million Total Viewers During Season Finale
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 14.

[03/15/12 - 03:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park," NBA Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Interior Therapy With Jeff Lewis," Comedy Central's "Ugly Americans" and Food Network's "Restaurant Stakeout."

[03/15/12 - 02:42 PM]
TBS Puts Fanboys & Physicists to the Test in New Unscripted Competition Series "King of the Nerds"
Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong will host the eight-episode series, which is slated to premiere in early 2013.

[03/15/12 - 02:17 PM]
NBC Announces Three New and Returning Series Premieres for Summer 2012 Schedule
"Love in the Wild" returns June 7 while "Saving Hope" begins June 7 and "American Ninja Warrior" debuts May 21.

[03/15/12 - 02:00 PM]
The Original "Planet Earth" Premieres for the First Time in the U.S. on BBC America
The marathon, featuring original narrator Sir David Attenborough, begins Saturday, April 21.

[03/15/12 - 01:04 PM]
"Laverne & Shirley," "One Day At A Time" and "Pee-wee's Playhouse" to Be Honored at The "TV Land Awards" 10th Anniversary Celebration in New York City
They join previously announced honoree Aretha Franklin (Music Icon Award) and second-time host Kelly Ripa for the special decade ceremony.

[03/15/12 - 01:03 PM]
"Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" ("ABDC") Announces the Ten Dance Crews of Season Seven, Premiering on MTV's Brand-New Night of Music, Wednesday, April 11 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Said lineup includes the return of "Fanny Pak," a fan favorite and stand-out crew from season two.

[03/15/12 - 12:34 PM]
ABC Family Announces Start of Production on the Latest Movie in the Home Alone Franchise Set to Premiere in Christmas 2012
Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar, Edward Asner, Eddie Steeples, and Christian Martyn star in the project.

[03/15/12 - 12:30 PM]
Premiere Date Announced for Syndicated Talk Show "Katie"
The live, weekday show has already been cleared in 94% of the country, and will premiere on Monday, September 10.

[03/15/12 - 12:14 PM]
MTV Announces New Celebrity Hosts and Marks for the Much-Anticipated Return of Hit Series "Punk'd," Premiering Thursday, March 29 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
New additions include Nick Cannon, Lucy Hale, Mac Miller and Heather Morris.

[03/15/12 - 12:04 PM]
Lights, Camera, Hair Spray: "Toddlers & Tiaras" Returns on TLC
Look for season five to resume on Wednesday, April 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/15/12 - 11:48 AM]
"E! True Hollywood Story: Biggest Scandals Ever" Premieres on Monday, March 19th at 10 PM on E!
The one-hour episode "examines those moments when things went wrong for pop-culture fixtures such as Tiger Woods, Kate Gosselin, Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson."

[03/15/12 - 11:43 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of March 5-9
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 5-9.

[03/15/12 - 11:17 AM]
Sebastian Stan Set to Star in USA Network's "Political Animals," opposite Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk and Brittany Ishibashi
Stan will play Thomas "T.J." Hammond, the son of former First Lady/newly appointed Secretary of State Elaine Barrish (Weaver).

[03/15/12 - 10:46 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Late-Night Two Weeks in a Row, as NBC and CBS Decline
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 5-9.

[03/15/12 - 10:45 AM]
Oxygen Presents an Online Sneak Peek of the Premiere of "Brooklyn 11223" on Monday, March 19 at Midnight
Viewers will be able to access the first installment on Oxygen.com, Hulu and VOD the week prior to its premiere.

[03/15/12 - 10:35 AM]
Bravo's "Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding" Captures Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann's Extravagant Road to the Altar
The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" spin-off will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, April 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/15/12 - 10:27 AM]
The CW Launches New Full-Episode Mobile App for iPad, iPhone and Android Platforms
Plus: full episodes will now be available on the app and on CWTV.com at approximately 6:00 a.m. ET on the morning after broadcast.

[03/15/12 - 10:17 AM]
PBS' "NOVA scienceNOW" Names David Pogue as New Host for Science Magazine Series in 2012
Pogue has signed on to the series beginning this fall with the launch of season six, premiering in October.

[03/15/12 - 10:12 AM]
Popular Classic Sitcoms "Mork & Mindy," "The Facts of Life" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" Join the Hub TV Network Lineup Beginning April 2
Said trio will air Monday through Thursday beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/15/12 - 10:01 AM]
CBS's "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" to Travel to Host's Native Country of Scotland
"With the statute of limitations finally expiring, it seemed like a great time to go back," joked Ferguson.

[03/15/12 - 09:45 AM]
E! Presents Weekly Encore Performances of NBC's "Fashion Star" Beginning Friday, March 16th
Said repeats will regularly air Fridays at 9:00/8:00c, leading into "Fashion Police" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/15/12 - 09:40 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Legend of Korra" to Premiere on Saturday, April 14, at 11:00 AM (ET/PT)
The newcomer, from the creators of "Avatar: The Last Airbender," takes place 70 years after the beloved series.

[03/15/12 - 09:06 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 Scripted Show in Adults 18-49/"Happy Endings" Grows
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 14.

[03/15/12 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Stays on Top as Competition Hits Lows
"Modern Family," "The Middle" among seven series to fall to their season lows last night.

[03/15/12 - 08:45 AM]
Oxygen's Bad Girl Gone Good Heads Down the Aisle in "Tanisha Gets Married" Premiering Monday, May 7, at a Special Time, 11 PM ET/PT
The series, featuring the "Bad Girls Club: Los Angeles" alum, will then air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning May 14.

[03/15/12 - 08:08 AM]
Eden Wood Comes to Logo with Premiere of "Eden's World" on April 16th at 10PM ET/PT
The eight-episode, half-hour series follows the former child pageant queen and her mom as they share their secrets with a new crop of girls.

[03/15/12 - 06:42 AM]
TNT Announces 2012 Summer Premiere Dates
Highlights include newcomers "Dallas," "Major Crimes," "Perception" and "The Great Escape."

[03/14/12 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 14
Updates include: Jenna Elfman to play First Lady in NBC's "1600 Penn"; Scott Wolf reports to The CW's "Dakota"; and Hamish Linkalter bound for FOX's "The Asset."

[03/14/12 - 11:48 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: ABC's "Modern Family"
Check out our recap of the final night of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/14/12 - 10:27 PM]
A Finalist Is Disqualified from "American Idol"
The remaining Top 11 finalists performed for America's votes, singing songs from the year they were born.

[03/14/12 - 06:36 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Holds Onto Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for MTV's "My Super Psycho Sweet 16 3," TLC's "The Bates Family: Baby Makes 19" and Animal Planet's "Wild Serengeti."

[03/14/12 - 03:55 PM]
HBO Ceases All Future Production on "Luck"
"This has been a tremendous collaboration and one that we plan to continue in the future," said Michael Mann and David Milch.

[03/14/12 - 02:14 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires "Breakthrough With Tony Robbins" Premiering Monday, March 26
The short-lived series aired just two episodes on NBC during the summer of 2010.

[03/14/12 - 01:29 PM]
CMT Partners With Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Milojo Productions for New Series "Cheer" to Debut This Fall
The six-episode series will debut this fall alongside season seven of "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team."

[03/14/12 - 01:21 PM]
Nickelodeon Unveils Plans at Annual Upfront for More than 650 New Episodes Across Every Genre
Highlights include new seasons of "iCarly," "Victorious," "Big Time Rush" and "Supah Ninjas" plus newcomer "Marvin, Marvin."

[03/14/12 - 01:05 PM]
Collector Car Archeologist Wayne Carini Returns to Velocity With a Brand New Season of "Chasing Classic Cars"
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/14/12 - 12:00 PM]
Live Twitter Chat With Ashley Judd, Star of ABC's "Missing," Set to Take Place Thursday, March 15, During Series Premiere
She'll be doing a live chat on Twitter during the East Coast broadcast at @ashleyjudd.

[03/14/12 - 11:59 AM]
The ABC Television Network and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Announce Date for The 85th Academy AWards(R)
Nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, and the Oscar telecast will be presented on Sunday, February 24.

[03/14/12 - 11:58 AM]
New Comedy Series "Girls," Created by and Starring "Tiny Furniture" Filmmaker Lena Dunham, Debuts April 15, Exclusively on HBO
Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner also serve as executive producers on the series.

[03/14/12 - 11:15 AM]
CBS Announces Renewals for 18 Primetime Shows for the 2012-2013 Season
"This large-scale renewal is testimony to the strength, stability and success of a deep and diverse roster of top-rated programming," said Nina Tassler.

[03/14/12 - 11:14 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Unveils Its Q4 2012 - Q3 2013 Original Movie Slate at Annual Upfront Presentation to Advertisers
"Hallmark Movie Channel celebrates movies, all genres - mysteries, westerns, dramas, romances," Michelle Vicary said.

[03/14/12 - 11:13 AM]
Hallmark Channel Acquires Comedy Juggernaut, "The Middle"
The network will begin airing the first 88 episodes beginning March 2014.

[03/14/12 - 11:12 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces the Start of Production on "Jingle & Bell," A Hallmark Channel Original Animated Special for Holiday 2012
The network's previous animated special, "Jingle All the Way," was a ratings success.

[03/14/12 - 11:11 AM]
The Nation's Leading Producer of Movies Made-for-Television, Hallmark Channel, Announces Q4 2012-Q3 2013 Original Movie Lineup
"Original movies pegged to holidays have distinguished Hallmark Channel from every other network in the cable TV universe," said Michelle Vicary.

[03/14/12 - 11:10 AM]
Hallmark Channel and International Superstar Marie Osmond Announce the Start of Production on New One-Hour Talk Show, "Marie!," A Hallmark Channel Original Series Premiering Q4
Associated Television International will produce the new lifestyle series which will air weekday afternoons on the network.

[03/14/12 - 11:09 AM]
Crown Media Unveils Bold, New Directions in Programming for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel at the Annual Upfront Presentation to Advertisers
The cable channel gives an overview of today's various programming announcements.







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[04/28/16 - 01:01 PM]
National Geographic Channel Goes Straight to Series with Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, "Genius"
The premiere season will focus on scientist Albert Einstein and will be based on Walter Isaacson's critically acclaimed book "Einstein: His Life and Universe," adapted by writer Noah Pink.

[04/28/16 - 12:35 PM]
All-New Episodes of "Motive" Move to Sundays on USA
The Canadian import previously aired on Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/16 - 12:31 PM]
Freeform Premiere of the Documentary "Twinsters" Airs May 7 at 8:30 P.M. EDT
"Twinsters" is a two-hour documentary about two young women who were both adopted from South Korea and raised on different continents.

[04/28/16 - 12:20 PM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones" Returns for an All-New-Season
Season six will air on Monday nights beginning May 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:45 AM]
Don't Mess with Mommy This May on LMN with Host Wendy Williams Movie Premieres All Weekend for Mother's Day
Then from May 15 through May 22, LMN Premiere Movie Week will feature more new movies every night of the week at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:14 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet on May 26 with All-New Programming You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
"'Monster Week' is the most audacious of Animal Planet's quarterly tentpole events continually surprising our viewers with the most enigmatic of creatures," said Rich Ross.

[04/28/16 - 11:00 AM]
"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" Premieres Monday, June 20 on Disney XD
Set between the events of "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space.

[04/28/16 - 10:35 AM]
Country Powerhouses Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and Cam to Kick Off the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards" with McBride's Timeless Female Anthem "This One's for the Girls"
"I always look forward to singing this song because it resonates with so many different people of all different ages," said Martina.

[04/28/16 - 10:13 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on an All-New Night Monday, June 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Building on "AYTO's" successful formula, season four will feature a game-changing twist that for the first time will truly test the theory, "If your perfect match was standing right in front of you, would you even know it?"

[04/28/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Live from Daryl's House" and "Later... With Jools Holland" New Seasons to Premiere on MTV Live Thursday, May 5
TV Live, MTV's 24-hour high-definition music channel, was rebranded from Palladia in February.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 09:37 AM]
New Series "Mygrations" Premieres Monday, May 23, at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel
Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

[04/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
"Match Game" Returns to Primetime With Host Alec Baldwin on ABC
The 10-episode series will air 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT as part of ABC's Sunday Fun & Games block, alongside "Celebrity Family Feud," with Steve Harvey, and "The 100,000 Pyramid," with Michael Strahan, beginning on Sunday, June 26.

[04/28/16 - 09:34 AM]
NBC's Hit Series "Little Big Shots" Closes Out Its First Season with Two Final Episodes May 1 & 8; Casting for Season 2 Has Begun
Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey executive produce the popular, family-friendly series, with Harvey also serving as host.

[04/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
Andy Richter Hosts the Ultimate "Celebrity Food Fight" When Stars Compete in Comedic Culinary Games
Look for double episodes premiering on Sunday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c on Food Network.