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[02/22/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 22
Updates include: Ken Jeong reports to "Spy" at ABC; James Van Der Beek has "Friends With Better Lives" at CBS; and Henry Ian Cusick boards "The Hundred" at The CW.

[02/22/13 - 09:58 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Adds Another "Cleveland" Stunt on Sunday, April 7
An original episode will air on said night at 9:30/8:30c in addition to a repeat in its regular 7:30/6:30c slot.

[02/22/13 - 09:57 PM]
NBC Sets "Whitney" Season Finale for Wednesday, April 3
Plus: look for repeats of the Whitney Cummings-led half-hour to fill the 8:30/7:30c slot beginning March 6.

[02/22/13 - 08:17 PM]
"Gold Rush" Behind the Scenes Special to Air on Friday, March 1 at 8PM
Plus: Discovery's juggernaut will return for a fourth season.

[02/22/13 - 05:16 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: History's "Swamp People," FX's "Archer" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Immortalized," CNBC's "American Greed" and Animal Planet's "Glory Hounds."

[02/22/13 - 01:33 PM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Scores 1.9 Million Viewers for Mid-Season Finale
truTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Names Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Jane Lynch as Host of New Game Show Series "Hollywood Game Night" from Producer Sean Hayes
The eight-episode series "brings both players and viewers into the exclusive world of Hollywood royalty as celebrities gather for a fun, pop-culture based game night."

[02/22/13 - 01:24 PM]
USA Network's "Psych Slumber Party" Raises the Bar on New Social Engagement and Supercharges On-Air Ratings
USA spins the numbers for Friday, February 15.

[02/22/13 - 01:10 PM]
E! Announces Premiere Date for New Series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" and Returning Favorite "Married to Jonas" Airing Sunday, April 21
They'll air at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c, respectively.

[02/22/13 - 12:11 PM]
"Late Show with David Letterman" Tops "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Viewers for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 11:39 AM]
"The Vampire Diaries" Lights Up Thursday Like a House on Fire, Beating ABC and NBC Originals
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 11:21 AM]
E! News Airs "Mindy Mccready: Hope to Heartbreak" About the Star's Struggle with Success, Love, and Addiction on Friday, February 22nd at 8 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Jason Kennedy, the half-hour special investigates Mindy's last days.

[02/22/13 - 11:15 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of Feb. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 10:46 AM]
E! Presents the Big Show Before the Big Show When Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic Host "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2013 Academy Awards(R)"
Plus: look for an expanded 90-minute "Fashion Police: The 2013 Academy Awards" on Monday, February 25 at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/22/13 - 10:35 AM]
Video: TNT's Latest Promo for "Boston's Finest" Highlights Theme Song by Dropkick Murphys
The Donnie Wahlberg-produced series launches this Wednesday, February 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/22/13 - 10:08 AM]
CNBC Prime Launches First Reality Series - "Treasure Detectives" Premieres Tuesday, March 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series introduces world-renowned art detective Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators whose clients may be the victim of elaborate hoaxes.

[02/22/13 - 09:58 AM]
TV Land Sets Out to Shrink the Generation Gap in "Forever Young"
The long-in-the-works reality series will premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/22/13 - 09:55 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 09:28 AM]
Hill Harper Joins USA Network's Hit Spy Drama "Covert Affairs" as Series Regular Opposite Golden Globe(R)-Nominated Piper Perabo
Harper will play an ambitious CIA station chief based in Latin America.

[02/22/13 - 09:28 AM]
Oscar(R) Winners George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt and More Kick Off The Hub TV Network's New Thursday Night Programming, "You Rule Thursdays," Featuring Programming Chosen by the Viewers
Each week of "You Rule Thursdays" will be themed with a different common element that links Hub shows.

[02/22/13 - 08:54 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Encore Locks up NBC's Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results in Its Time Period in Five Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Builds Against "Idol"/"Scandal" Continues to Win at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 21.

[02/22/13 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with Expanded "American Idol"
Plus: ABC's newcomer "Zero Hour" drops 15% in its second week among adults 18-49.

[02/22/13 - 07:49 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts Weekly Gains to Beat "Letterman" and Nearly Tie "Leno"
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[02/22/13 - 07:18 AM]
Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman Named as Presenters on ABC's Oscar(R) Telecast
Said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron: "Their participation in this year's Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today."

[02/22/13 - 06:04 AM]
Wendie Malick and Andrea Martin Star in "After All These Years" a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere April 20
Barclay Hope, Matt Ward, Ellie Harvie, Mary Black, Paul Jarret, Gregory Harrison and Martha Burns also star.

[02/21/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 21
Updates include: Mira Sorvino marries "Gaffigan" at CBS; Robbie Amell joins "The Tomorrow People" at The CW; and Nicole Beharie reports to FOX's "Sleepy Hollow."

[02/21/13 - 09:24 PM]
Five More Semifinalists Advance to the Top 20 on "American Idol"
Five more guys and five more girls will join the Top 20 Semifinalists next week.

[02/21/13 - 03:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Celtics/Lakers Puts ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Money Barn," Discovery's "Weed Country" and Lifetime's "America's Supernanny."

[02/21/13 - 03:56 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Cooks Up Its Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.7 Million Viewers, Up Double Digits in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.

[02/21/13 - 03:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0," "Pretty Little Liars" Top Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "The Jeselnik Offensive," History's "Ultimate Soldier Challenge" and Animal Planet's "Wild Appalachia."

[02/21/13 - 03:07 PM]
Flyers-Penguins "Wednesday Night Rivalry" Thriller Is Highest-Rated NHL Regular-Season Game in NBC Sports Network History
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 13.

[02/21/13 - 02:15 PM]
World Premiere of HBO(R) "Game of Thrones(R)" Season 3 Trailer on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Friday, February 22
The all-new 60-second trailer will be posted to the "Game of Thrones" YouTube channel immediately following its east coast debut.

[02/21/13 - 02:12 PM]
"America's Next Top Model" Returns with a Twist - Guys!
Eight men and eight women will live under one roof and battle it out to earn the latest title this summer.

[02/21/13 - 02:07 PM]
FX Orders Second Season of "The Americans"
Plus: look for a season-to-date marathon of the show's freshman run on Friday, March 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/21/13 - 12:23 PM]
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?" Premieres Tuesday, March 19 with an All-New Season on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Mike Tyson, Dennis Rodman, Octomom, Sinbad, Marion Jones, Omarosa, Trista and Ryan Sutter are among those featured.

[02/21/13 - 12:05 PM]
Neal Kendall Named Executive Producer of "The Arsenio Hall Show"
Most recently, Kendall served a 10-year stint as executive producer of "Tavis Smiley," overseeing more than 1,900 episodes and winning four NAACP Image Awards.

[02/21/13 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces 2012-13 "Fox Writers Intensive" Finalists
Hart Hanson, Shintaro Shimosawa, Andre and Maria Jacquemetton and Zal Batmanglij are among this year's FWI session participants.

[02/21/13 - 11:16 AM]
Royalty Reigns Over Key Competitors as "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" Takes the Top Spot with the Special Coronation Episode
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of February 11-17.

[02/21/13 - 11:13 AM]
MTV's "Nikki & Sara Live" Open Their "Home" in Times Square to Chart-Topping Artist Phillip Phillips
Phillips will chat his new single "Gone, Gone, Gone," his upcoming tour and get tips on how to win "American Idol."

[02/21/13 - 10:53 AM]
Daringly Provocative "What!? Logo Documentaries" Series Returns for a Second Season
"Gorgeous Ladies Of Wresting" (March 19), "Chasing Beauty" (April 2), "I'm A Stripper" (April 9), "The Long And Short Of Body Hair (April 16) and "I Think I'm An Animal (April 23) are all on tap.

[02/21/13 - 10:35 AM]
Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Stewart and Kerry Washington to Present on Oscar(R) Telecast on ABC
Previously announced presenters include Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy and Liam Neeson.

[02/21/13 - 10:20 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "Peter Rabbit" Tops with Kids, Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/21/13 - 10:10 AM]
Justin Timberlake Celebrates Launch of New Album "The 20/20 Experience" with a Week of Appearances on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" March 11-15
Timberlake is scheduled to perform each night and will sit down to chat with Fallon on Monday and Friday.

[02/21/13 - 10:02 AM]
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee "What's the Deal With Fracking?" Premieres Monday, Feb. 25, at 8PM on Nick!
Kids share their thoughts on this issue, a process used to get oil and natural gas buried deep underground.

[02/21/13 - 10:02 AM]
"SNL" Roars Into March with All-Star Line-Up Including Justin Timberlake and Kevin Hart
Musical guest Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will also make their "SNL" debut on March 2.

[02/21/13 - 09:54 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast for the 7th Straight Week in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/21/13 - 09:45 AM]
Versatile Entertainer and Former Spice Girl Mel B Joins NBC's Top-Rated Summer Series "America's Got Talent" as New Judge Along with Howie Mandel and Howard Stern
The outstanding contestants from the Season 8 open-casting auditions will be invited back to perform in front of Mandel, Stern and Mel B in five cities across the country.

[02/21/13 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's "The Middle," "The Neighbors" and "Modern Family" Post Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.

[02/21/13 - 08:38 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Equals Last Week's Rating, Marking the Seventh Consecutive Telecast That's Matched or Beaten the Show's Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 20.







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[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.

[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
TNT Extends "Cold Justice" with Additional Spring & Summer Episodes, Plus Two New Justice Served Specials Hosted by John Walsh
The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.