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[02/25/13 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 25
Updates include: Laura Ramsey to lead "The Sixth Gun" at NBC; Christine Lahti boards "Beverly Hills Cop" at CBS; and Janet Montgomery to star in ABC's "Gothica."

[02/25/13 - 04:01 PM]
The CW Nixes Friday's "Cult" Encore for "Vampire Diaries" Repeat
Said installment will be a rebroadcast of its most recent original, "Stand by Me."

[02/25/13 - 03:47 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Goes Out on Top for Discovery
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Bill Bellamy's Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour," E!'s "Mindy McCready: Hope to Heartbreak" and more!

[02/25/13 - 02:52 PM]
Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" Hits Series Highs for 2nd Straight Original Telecast
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, February 22.

[02/25/13 - 02:20 PM]
E! Continues the Oscars Excitement with Super-Sized "E! News" and Special 90-Minute "Fashion Police"
Both 90-minute specials will air back-to-back beginning at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/25/13 - 02:18 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush Live" Scores Highest-Rated Friday Prime Time In Network's History
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, February 22.

[02/25/13 - 01:54 PM]
ABC's Eighth Annual "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" Marks Its Most-Watched Post-Oscar Special and 2nd-Biggest Audience for Any Telecast
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Sunday, February 24.

[02/25/13 - 01:53 PM]
ABC's 2013 "The Oscars" Is TV's Most Watched Entertainment Telecast in 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 24.

[02/25/13 - 12:47 PM]
TBS Returning to Nerdvana for Second Season of "King of the Nerds"
The network has ordered eight episodes for the second season, with plans for the show to return in 2014.

[02/25/13 - 12:36 PM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2013 Academy Awards" Sets Record Highs On-Air And Online; Most Watched and Most Traffic for Oscars' Coverage in Network History
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, February 24.

[02/25/13 - 12:07 PM]
ESPN's 2013 Labor Day, Thursday and Friday ACC Football Schedule Announced
Among the match-ups: Florida State at Pittsburgh on Monday, September 2.

[02/25/13 - 10:45 AM]
Live+7 Season to Date Ratings: "The Following" Tied with "Revolution" as Highest-Rated Drama
Plus: a recap of the adults 18-49 averages from all 121 primetime series to date this season.

[02/25/13 - 10:36 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches "Best Ink: Skin Stories" Expanding on Its First-Ever Partnership with YouToo
Viewers can record a 30-second video testimonial that tells the story behind their favorite ink, with the winner's appearing on the season finale.

[02/25/13 - 10:33 AM]
Syfy's New Original Series "Deep South Paranormal" Delves Into Dixie's Rich Haunted History to Investigate the Region's Southern Spirits and Ghostly Lore
The six-episode series, produced by BASE Productions, premieres Wednesday, April 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/25/13 - 10:19 AM]
"The Car Chasers" Premieres on CNBC Tuesday, March 5th at 10PM ET/PT
The series will debut immediately following the launch of fellow newcomer "Treasure Detectives."

[02/25/13 - 10:19 AM]
ABC Family Presents "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" Parts 1 and 2 Back to Back on Saturday, March 16 Starting at 7PM ET/PT
Amber Tamblyn, America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel and Blake Lively topline the films.

[02/25/13 - 10:07 AM]
"Deadliest Catch" Captains Trade Bering Sea for Austin and Make SXSW Debut
Sig Hansen, Johnathan Hillstrand and Keith Colburn will appear at the "Deadliest Catch's Twitter for Tough Guys" panel.

[02/25/13 - 10:06 AM]
Experience the Splendor of the Underwater World in New Nat Geo Wild Special "Kingdom of the Oceans"
The four-part special airs across two Sundays: March 10 and 17 at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c.

[02/25/13 - 09:38 AM]
TLC Orders a Second Season of Hit Series "Breaking Amish"
The series is currently in production on eight new episodes for a May premiere.

[02/25/13 - 09:38 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Surges Ahead of "Idol" to Finish as Wednesday's #1 TV Show in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/25/13 - 09:20 AM]
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Perform at the "2013 mtvU Woodie Awards" in Austin, Texas on March 14
Additionally, 2013 "Breaking Woodie" nominee Alt-J, Jake Bugg and Joey Bada$$, will take the Festival stages by storm.

[02/25/13 - 09:00 AM]
Lindsay Lohan to Guest Star on FX's "Anger Management"
She'll play herself in an episode slated to air this April.

[02/25/13 - 08:44 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Sees Big Demo Gains from Oscars
The Seth MacFarlane-hosted event is up 18.63% from last year's telecast among adults 18-49.

[02/25/13 - 08:22 AM]
Discovery Networks International Jets Off with Special "Fire tn the Sky: Daily Planet Investigates"
The special debuts internationally, beginning this month, on DNI's factual networks, including Discovery Channel and Science Channel.

[02/25/13 - 08:00 AM]
TV One Announces New Docu-Series "Deceived" to Premiere Monday, March 25, 2013 at 9:00 PM ET
The series "delves into the lives of victims who have fallen prey to con artists, charlatans and thieves."

[02/25/13 - 07:46 AM]
Verizon FiOS Launches Starz Play and Encore Play Authenticated Online Services
The services offer portable and online access to the best of said channels' exclusive movies and originals premium programming at no extra charge.

[02/25/13 - 07:40 AM]
HGTV Performance Takes Off in 2013 as Network Premieres More New Series and Renews Early Successes
The newcomers include "Love It or List It Too" (Monday, March 4) and "Auction Agent" (Friday, March 1).

[02/25/13 - 06:33 AM]
Super Perks Marks One Year Anniversary with Brand-New Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences for Fans of FOX Shows
Among the latest prizes: a trip for two to Los Angeles to attend a table read of "The Mindy Project."

[02/25/13 - 03:04 AM]
Billy Zane Stars in "Barabbas" Miniseries Easter Television Event
Based on the novel by Par Lagerkvist, the ReelzChannel original premieres Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26.

[02/24/13 - 09:03 PM]
The Oscars(R) Show to Be Available in Its Entirety Via ABC's Full Episode Player, Hulu and Hulu Plus for a Limited Time, Beginning Monday, February 25
The show will also be available via ABC On Demand, the network's fast forward-disabled VOD service.

[02/24/13 - 10:18 AM]
Oscar.com to Offer Fans Select Real Time Highlights During Live Oscar(R) Telecast
The best pre-show fashion moments will become available online and on the official Oscars app throughout the show.

[02/24/13 - 09:20 AM]
"SNL" Delivers the Top Rating of the Night in the Local People Meters, Topping All Primetime Programming in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 23.

[02/24/13 - 09:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Low-Key Demo Crown
Plus: CBS's "48 Hours," airing an hour earlier than usual, is the most-watched program of the night.

[02/23/13 - 08:53 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Friday of the February Sweep with the #1 Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 22.

[02/23/13 - 08:44 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is Up Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Matching Its Highest Friday Rating Since January 4
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 22.

[02/23/13 - 08:43 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Squeezes by Competition with "Shark Tank"
Plus: the return of "Undercover Boss" on CBS doubles last week's demo rating from "The Job."

[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.







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