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[03/28/12 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 28
Updates include: Rosario Dawson brings "O.C.T." to A&E; Melissa Tang joins "The Goodwin Games" at FOX; and Alexander Payne, Peter Morgan book dramas at Showtime.

[03/28/12 - 03:48 PM]
Oxygen's First Ever Back-to-Back Original Premieres Launch Big Debuts of Controversial "Brooklyn 11223" and New Competition Reality Series "Best Ink"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, March 26 and Tuesday, March 27.

[03/28/12 - 03:13 PM]
Cartoon Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Ratings Growth and a New Generation of Content for a New Generation of Kids
Returning series include "Level Up," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "The Looney Tunes Show" and more!

[03/28/12 - 03:12 PM]
Cartoon Network Picks Up Kids Sketch Comedy Series from Creator Nick Cannon
The comedy troupe is led by teen stars Jeremy Shada, Shameik Moore, Brandon Soo Hoo, Shauna Case and Chanelle Peloso.

[03/28/12 - 03:06 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Continues Demo Reign
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "Best Ink," G4's "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" and MTV's "16 & Pregnant."

[03/28/12 - 03:03 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Keeps USA in Front
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Lifeclass," USA's "Rock/Cena - Once in a Lifetime" and ABC Family's "Make It Or Break It."

[03/28/12 - 03:00 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Mad Men" Leads Viewers, NBA Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Leave It to Niecy," Discovery's "MythBusters" and Oxygen's "Snapped."

[03/28/12 - 02:57 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TBS Wraps NCAA Coverage on Top
Plus: numbers for TLC's "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding," Cartoon Network's "Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens" and Discovery's "Gold Rush Aftershow: The Last Word."

[03/28/12 - 02:24 PM]
World Television Premiere of "The Shift" Starring "The Father of Motivation," Wayne Dyer, to Air on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's "Super Soul Sunday," April 1 at 11 AM ET/PT
The Hay House film stars Portia de Rossi as an unfulfilled wife and Michael DeLuise as a film director in need of purpose.

[03/28/12 - 01:04 PM]
ABC Books Back-to-Back Episodes of "GCB" for Sunday, April 8
"Turn the Other Cheek" will air at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Sex Is Divine" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/28/12 - 12:45 PM]
ABC Family Has Begun Production on the New Comedy Series "Baby Daddy"
The half-hour stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Chelsea Kane, Derek Theler, Tahj Mowry and Melissa Peterman.

[03/28/12 - 11:58 AM]
Animal Planet Brings You the "Decision 2012" Race That Won't Have You Rolling Your Eyes
Will the Dog, Cat or Independent Party pull away with the win?

[03/28/12 - 11:53 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Posts First Quarter Gains Across All Key Demos in Primetime and Total Day
OWN spins the numbers for the month of March and the quarter to date.

[03/28/12 - 11:31 AM]
"Live! With Kelly" Unveils New Set the Week of April 9, 2012, and Celebrates With "House DJ Week"
Co-hosts that week include Howie Mandel, Carson Kressley and Joel McHale.

[03/28/12 - 11:31 AM]
"Clash of the Commercials: USA vs. The World," an Interactive Countdown Special Hosted by Heidi Klum and Kevin Frazier, to Be Broadcast Monday, May 21
The special is "an online and on-air competition for the greatest commercials of all time - and viewers decide which one wins."

[03/28/12 - 10:01 AM]
FX Orders Series from Executive Producer Chris Rock and Starring W. Kamau Bell
The six-episode series, due this summer, will "dissect politics, pop culture, race, religion, the media and sex in a weekly half hour."

[03/28/12 - 10:00 AM]
Hot Summer Nights Begin This May on FOX
The network sets return dates for "So You Think You Can Dance," "Hell's Kitchen" and "Masterchef" plus the premiere of "Hotel Hell."

[03/28/12 - 09:56 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Development Slate With Seven New Projects
The latest additions include "10 Things That Make Me Happy," "Alumni Project," "Fashion Stories Of NYC," "Female Entrepreneur Project," "Hot Property," "Sex And The Kitchen" and "MD: OC."

[03/28/12 - 09:31 AM]
"NCIS" Is Tuesday's #1 Program in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 27.

[03/28/12 - 09:15 AM]
TNT Unveils Tease Campaign for New Series "Dallas"
The promo's tagline: "They're back. And no, you're not dreaming."

[03/28/12 - 09:12 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group and Nielsen to Measure iPad Behavior in Consumers, Using Proprietary Metering Technology
Charles Kennedy, ABC's Senior Vice President, Research, will provide some preliminary results of the study at today's Advertiser Research Foundation's re:Think conference.

[03/28/12 - 09:10 AM]
Production Has Begun on "Girl Vs. Monster," a Halloween-Themed Disney Channel Original Movie
The film stars Olivia Holt, Brendan Meyer, Kerris Dorsey, Katherine McNamara, Luke Benward, Brian Palermo, Tracy Dawson, Adam Chambers and Jennifer Aspen.

[03/28/12 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "DWTS" Results Tops its Fall Opener to Win at 9p/"Body of Proof" Hits a Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 27.

[03/28/12 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Takes Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
The Eye holds off a "Dancing With the Stars" powered ABC last night.

[03/28/12 - 08:04 AM]
TV Guide Network Set to Launch New Star-Studded Comedy Programming
Kate Flannery hosts "StandUp in Stilettos," premiering Saturday, June 16; while Rove McManus is behind "Rove LA," due Saturday, July 21.

[03/28/12 - 07:30 AM]
Eddie Cibrian to Guest Star on TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles"
He'll play Dennis Rockmond, a handsome motivational speaker who brings out the wild side of Maura Isles.

[03/28/12 - 07:25 AM]
The Power Behind the Presidency, History in Their Own Words - "The Gatekeepers" Break Their Silence Exclusively to Discovery
Filmmakers Gedeon and Jules Naudet and producer Chris Whipple are behind the project, due in 2013.

[03/28/12 - 07:00 AM]
More Performers, Presenters Announced for the "47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 1 on CBS
Dierks Bentley and Brad Paisley are scheduled to perform, while Lionel Richie and Taylor Swift are set to present.

[03/28/12 - 06:01 AM]
Electus International Unveils Scripted Television Slate For MIPTV 2012 Global Marketplace
Highlights include the likes of "Marco Polo," "Zanzuri" and "William the Conquerer."

[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.







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[03/05/15 - 10:06 AM]
Four Conference Champions Punch NCAA Tickets on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports 1, for the second consecutive year, is the exclusive home for the entire BIG EAST Men's Basketball Tournament from Madison Square Garden in New York City, including on-site studio coverage throughout the event.

[03/05/15 - 10:00 AM]
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Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless, Ronnie Milsap, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama, Eli Young Band and Florida Georgia Line among those slated to appear.

[03/05/15 - 09:33 AM]
Series Premiere of "CSI: Cyber" Posts Significant Gains in the Time Period and Versus Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/15 - 08:46 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Real Story That Inspired CBS' Limited Event Series "The Dovekeepers"
The new one-hour special, "Siege of Masada," premiering Friday, March 27 at 9:00/8:00c, examines the evidence behind this powerful legend.

[03/05/15 - 08:32 AM]
Netflix Announces New Drama Series "The OA"
Eight hour-long episodes of the series will premiere exclusively across all Netflix territories in 2016.

[03/05/15 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Remains Unstoppable for FOX
The network's juggernaut climbs to a 5.7 rating among adults 18-49.

[03/05/15 - 08:24 AM]
Animal Planet's #1 Series Returns Sunday, April 5 - Jeremy Wade Goes to New Depths in the Most Daring "River Monsters" Expeditions Yet
In the season finale, Wade travels back in time to uncover the greatest river monster that ever lived in the ground-breaking special "River Monsters: Prehistoric Terror," premiering in late May during Animal Planet's fourth annual "Monster Week."

[03/05/15 - 08:01 AM]
Strong, Lalas Tabbed FOX Sports 1's Lead Major League Soccer Broadcast Team
The trio makes its network MLS debut calling the night-cap of FOX Sports 1's season-opening doubleheader, Sunday, March 8, as the Seattle Sounders FC hosts the defending Eastern Conference Champion New England Revolution at CenturyLink Field.

[03/05/15 - 07:03 AM]
Discovery Channel Ascends with the Introduction of Elevation Weekend on April 25
A weekend of epic documentaries, Elevation Weekend documents new conflicts and obstacles as well as reflects on the history of heroic expeditions and how they inform modern explorations.

[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Two Live-Action Hits "Bella and the Bulldogs" and "The Thundermans"
Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife, Pam Grier and Joe Morton Star in the Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Premiering April 25
The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal.

[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Junkies Take Off-the-Beaten Path and Brave Nature's Extreme Elements in Animal Planet's "100 Miles from Nowhere"
Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Acclaimed Actor Kal Penn Explore the Hidden Ways Information, Data and Maps Provide Insight Into the World Around Us... And Our Daily Lives
"The Big Picture with Kal Penn" launches Monday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Releases New, Darker Key Art for Continuation of "Outlander" Season One
The series returns with the remaining eight episodes from season one beginning on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
Eight New Episodes to Be Presented Over Four Days of "Tune in 4 What?!" Programming Event, March 26-29 on Disney Channel
Each episode in the "Tune In 4 What?!" event will be available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel the morning of its premiere.