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[03/27/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 27
Updates include: Ken Howard reports to ABC's "Counter Culture"; Lindsay Lohan, Whoopi Goldberg to visit FOX's "Glee"; and Nestor Carbonell lands role on "The Smart One" at ABC.

[03/27/12 - 02:12 PM]
Lifetime Posts Major Growth Among Key Demos in First Quarter 2012 Versus 2011
Lifetime spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 02:03 PM]
History(R) Finishes Best Quarter of All Time Among Key Demographics
History spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 01:52 PM]
NBA TV Closes Out First Quarter With Record Ratings
NBA TV spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 01:28 PM]
The Style Network's Sunday Night Originals Up 110% in Total Viewers Year Over Year Driving Network's Best First Quarter Delivery
The Style Network spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 01:07 PM]
Super Bowl Champion New York Giants Host Dallas Cowboys on "NFL Kickoff 2012," Wednesday, September 5 at 8:30 P.M. ET on NBC
The 2011 regular season ended on Sunday Night Football with the Giants defeating the Cowboys, 31-14, to capture the NFC East title.

[03/27/12 - 12:53 PM]
AMC Debuts New Unscripted Series, "The Pitch," With Sneak Preview Sunday, April 8
The eight-part series will then regularly air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning April 30.

[03/27/12 - 12:42 PM]
FOX Bumps "Q'Viva! The Chosen" to Late Night
The series - hosted by Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Jamie King - will now air Saturdays at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/27/12 - 12:39 PM]
USA Network Upfront to Feature Headline Performances by Jennifer Hudson and Mark Ronson
The talent only presentation will feature the stars of USA at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City on Thursday, May 17.

[03/27/12 - 12:23 PM]
ABC.com Is "Going Viral" With a Special "Body of Proof" Web Series
The five-part web series will bridge the gap between "Going Viral, Parts 1 & 2," the first of which airs tonight.

[03/27/12 - 12:17 PM]
TBS Officially Reigns as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 12:17 PM]
Disney XD Delivers its Most-Watched Month and Quarter in Prime In the Network's History Across Target Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of March and the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Crowned the Month's #1 TV Network in Kids 2-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of March and the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 12:00 PM]
1Q 2012 is ABC Family's Biggest 1Q Ever in Key Demos in Prime
ABC Family spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 11:36 AM]
Animal Planet Seals Record First-Quarter Performance
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 11:26 AM]
Syfy Posts Most Watched First Quarter Ever Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
Syfy spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/27/12 - 11:15 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Airs 4 of the Top 20 Broadcast Series for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/12 - 10:42 AM]
Does a Healthy Sex Life = A Healthy Marriage? New Lifetime Reality Series "7 Days of Sex" Debuts April 26
The newcomer will air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c, leading into the previously announced "The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet."

[03/27/12 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of March 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/12 - 10:18 AM]
Video: MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew: Return of the Superstars" Trailer
Season seven of the dance competition series kicks off on Wednesday, April 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/27/12 - 10:14 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - Network Wins in Viewers and Key Demos for the Second Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/12 - 10:11 AM]
BBC America Brings Two New Dramas, "White Heat" and "Inside Men," to Dramaville
Six-part "White Heat" premieres Wednesday, May 9 with the four-part "Inside Men" due Wednesday, June 20.

[03/27/12 - 10:01 AM]
Bravo Media's "Shahs of Sunset" Earned Series Highs Among All Key Demos With 1.5 Million Total Viewers, Up 56 Percent Among Adults 18-49
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 25.

[03/27/12 - 09:31 AM]
Couple to Wed Live During Special Performance on the "47th Annual Academy of Country Music AWards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 1 on CBS
Country music star Martina McBride and Train frontman Pat Monahan are scheduled to perform McBride's new single "Marry Me" during said event.

[03/27/12 - 09:04 AM]
Electus International Unveils Unscripted Television Slate for MIPTV 2012 Global Marketplace
Said offerings include "King of the Nerds" at TBS; Car Lot Cowboy at Spike TV; and "Fashion Star" at NBC.

[03/27/12 - 09:03 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights 20 Episodes of Daddy's Home for Nick at Nite, Starring Scott Baio as a Stay-at-Home Dad
Nat Bernstein and Mitchel Katlin will serve as showrunners on the project, which begins production later this year.

[03/27/12 - 09:02 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards to Present Taylor Swift With The Big Help Award
She'll present Taylor Swift with this year's The Big Help Award in recognition of her extensive philanthropic endeavors.

[03/27/12 - 09:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings Upfront Presentation to Los Angeles, Announcing 650 Episodes of New Content and Returning Hits
Highlights include new episodes of "iCarly," "Victorious," "Big Time Rush" and "Supah Ninjas."

[03/27/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" is Monday's Top Show/"Castle" is the #1 Scripted TV Program
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 26.

[03/27/12 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Its Reign for NBC
Plus: ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" sees huge declines from a year ago.

[03/27/12 - 07:24 AM]
Meredith Vieira Productions and Investigation Discovery Present a True-Life Psychological Thriller About 9/11 "Survivor" Tania Head in "The Women Who Wasn't There"
The ID Films presentation premieres Tuesday, April 17 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/27/12 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Boss" Season 2 Teaser
Check out a first look at the new season, due in August on the pay channel.

[03/27/12 - 07:01 AM]
Starz and BBC Worldwide Productions Cast Laura Haddock in David Goyer's Historical Fantasy Series, "Da Vinci's Demons"
She's set as Lucrezia Donati, the mistress of Lorenzo Medici and lover of Leonardo da Vinci (Tom Riley).

[03/27/12 - 07:01 AM]
eOne Inks Deal with Steven Bochco to Produce "Evolution"
The series is set "three million years in the future, [where] Social Darwinism is born once more."

[03/27/12 - 07:01 AM]
Oscar Nominee Graham Greene Joins the Cast of Syfy's Series "Defiance"
He'll portray Rafe McCawley, "a self-made success who owns and operates the largest mine in the territory."

[03/26/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 26
Updates include: David Lyons, Maria Howell round out NBC's "Revolution"; Camille Guaty to "Let It Go" for FOX; and Netflix passes on a "Terra Nova" revival.

[03/26/12 - 01:23 PM]
Premiere Episodes of the Hit Showtime(R) Series "The Borgias," "Nurse Jackie" and "The Big C" Available Online Now
Said openers can be accessed on the Showtime website, YouTube and via select television providers in advance of their Sunday, April 8 premieres.

[03/26/12 - 12:59 PM]
General Wesley Clark Hosts New Military Channel Series "Edge of War" Starting Tuesday, April 3 at 10 PM ET
The six-part series "transports viewers into the minds, war rooms, and military operations that shaped the world as we know it."

[03/26/12 - 12:57 PM]
CBS Gives Extra Episode to "Person of Interest"
The recently renewed drama will now shoot 23 episodes this season.

[03/26/12 - 12:31 PM]
"Last Chance Driving School" Premieres Saturday, April 14 at 10pm on A&E
The series follows Sven Ruppaner and his team of driving instructors as they turn their flustered pupils into safe and sensible drivers.

[03/26/12 - 12:06 PM]
Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live All-Star Party" Airs During the Network's Upfront Event on April 4 at 11PM ET/PT
Guests on the one-hour special include Kathy Griffin, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Jeff Lewis, Curtis Stone, Bethenny Frankel and Tabatha Coffey.

[03/26/12 - 12:00 PM]
"FOX's 25th Anniversary Special" Celebrates the Network's First Quarter-Century Sunday, April 22, on FOX
Cast members from "Married With Children," "The X-Files" and "Beverly Hills, 90210" are among those to be featured.

[03/26/12 - 12:00 PM]
Food Network Delivers Best Quarter in History
Food Network spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/26/12 - 11:53 AM]
Colonel Cupcake Reports for Duty With Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson in "Operation Cupcake," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 17
Galadriel Stineman and Alec Gray also star in the cable channel's latest original.

[03/26/12 - 11:45 AM]
Rebels, Rockers and Renegades Ride Again on an All New Season of "Cafe Racer" on Velocity
The show's third season kicks off with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, April 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/26/12 - 11:07 AM]
Season Five Premiere Is Most Watched "Mad Men" Episode Ever
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 25.

[03/26/12 - 10:34 AM]
Fateful Decisions Send Strangers Down a Deadly Collision Course on Investigation Discovery's New Series "Fatal Encounters"
The series, which aired a three-week test run in January, returns with 13 new episodes on Monday, April 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/26/12 - 10:17 AM]
New Disney XD Series "Motorcity" Revs Up With Racer Game for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
The series, created by Chris Prynoski, is slated to premiere Monday, April 30 on the cable channel.

[03/26/12 - 10:01 AM]
New Song from Tonight's March 26 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"Dance to the Music" was written by Sylvester Stewart; performed by Megan Hilty and the ensemble.

[03/26/12 - 09:24 AM]
Animal Planet Announces "Frontier Earth with Dave Salmoni" and Largest Slate of Natural History Programming Ever
The six-part series takes viewers "on a Salmoni-guided journey to the frontlines of major ecosystems, unfolding the plights of the world's most enigmatic animals."







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[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:25 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:59 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:08 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:07 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:05 AM]
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