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[03/06/13 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 6
Updates include: Scott Bakula returns to TNT in Geena Davis-led pilot; Sara Gilbert joins "Bad Teacher" at CBS; and Ben Rappaport, Bill Engvall to star in "Do It Yourself" at TBS.

[03/06/13 - 05:44 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Tops Charts with Lakers/Thunder
Plus: numbers for CNBC's "Treasure Detectives," Spike TV's "The Joe Schmo Show" and VH1's "100 Sexiest Artists."

[03/06/13 - 03:46 PM]
Syfy Leaps Into Spring with Premiere of Ground Breaking Transmedia Event "Defiance"
Plus: the final five episodes of "Merlin" to get pushed to May 3-May 31 on the cable channel.

[03/06/13 - 02:18 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast for 9th Consecutive Week in Target Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 5.

[03/06/13 - 01:19 PM]
Video: "Hardcore Pawn" Returns March 26 on truTV
The network's flagship series is due back with its seventh season.

[03/06/13 - 01:04 PM]
ABC Announces Joey Lawrence and Charissa Thompson as Hosts of "Splash," Premiering March 19
David Boudia and Steve Foley serve as judges with Greg Louganis as the mentor to the participants.

[03/06/13 - 12:52 PM]
Discovery Channel Goes Undercover Wednesday March 13 in "Under Siege: America's Northern Border"
The special takes "viewers inside the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as they patrol the largest and most challenging border in the United States."

[03/06/13 - 12:29 PM]
Video: Discover Starz's Historical Fantasy "Da Vinci's Demons" from Creator David S. Goyer in All New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
Goyer and the cast discuss the series premiering on Friday, April 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/06/13 - 12:16 PM]
Morgan Freeman Explores "The God Particle" in a Special Higgs Boson Episode of "Through The Wormhole" on Science Channel
The special episode premieres Wednesday, March 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/06/13 - 12:00 PM]
Jane Lynch and Wilmer Valderrama Join the Force of New Animated Comedy "Murder Police" on FOX
They'll presumably replace Horatio Sanz and Penny Marshall on the upcoming series.

[03/06/13 - 11:00 AM]
"WIGS," the No. 1 Channel for Scripted Drama on YouTube, Picks Up Popular Series "Blue" and "Lauren" for Second Seasons and Announces New Relationship Series "Paloma"
Grace Gummer, Rhys Coiro and Garret Dillahunt star in the channel's latest addition.

[03/06/13 - 10:31 AM]
E! Special Reveals the Real Kristin Cavallari Behind the Hype and Controversy on Sunday, March 10th at 10:00PM ET/PT
"I had two lives," she says in the special. "I had the public Kristin and then I had the real me."

[03/06/13 - 10:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Community" Co-Star Jim Rash at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast of NBC's cult favorite comedy.

[03/06/13 - 10:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Community" Co-Star Richard Erdman at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast of NBC's cult favorite comedy.

[03/06/13 - 10:01 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Community" Co-Star Yvette Nicole Brown at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast of NBC's cult favorite comedy.

[03/06/13 - 09:29 AM]
"NCIS" Tops "American Idol" in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in the Common Hour for the First Time Ever
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 5.

[03/06/13 - 09:13 AM]
TLC's Iconic Series "What Not to Wear" to Say Goodbye After 10 Seasons
Starting July 2013, the last episodes will air back on Friday nights.

[03/06/13 - 09:01 AM]
Performers Announced for "48th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards," Sunday, April 7
Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Hunter Hayes, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Carrie Underwood and The Band Perry are scheduled to perform on the CBS telecast.

[03/06/13 - 09:00 AM]
Eleven BIG EAST College Football Telecasts for 2013
The lineup includes four Thursday and four Friday night games, one Wednesday prime time matchup and two on the Friday after Thanksgiving.

[03/06/13 - 08:58 AM]
Bravo Media's "Tabatha Takes Over" Revamps and Revitalizes Businesses When Season Five Returns Thursday, April 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Among the episodes: Tabatha will return to some of her most memorable takeovers from previous seasons for a surprise visit.

[03/06/13 - 08:50 AM]
E! Turns Up the Heat on New York's Culinary Scene When "Playing with Fire" Debuts Sunday, March 17 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Candice Kumai, Daniel & Derek Koch, Anna Boiardi and Julie Elkind star in the series, which also feature appearances by Jennifer Esposito and Todd English.

[03/06/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Go On" Maintains Its Rating of the Prior Two Weeks, Despite Special Competition from FOX's "American Idol"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 5.

[03/06/13 - 08:39 AM]
Syfy Pulls "Merlin," Delays "Sinbad"
Encores of newcomer "Robot Combat League" will instead fill the Friday, 10:00/9:00c hour through April 26.

[03/06/13 - 08:29 AM]
Filmmaking Legend George Lucas Appears in an All-New Episode of "Robot Combat League" Airing Tuesday, March 12 at 10 PM ET/PT on Syfy
In the episode, Lucas makes a surprise visit to watch his daughter, professional MMA fighter Amanda Lucas, in action.

[03/06/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Snakes Demo Crown with "American Idol" Special
CBS however is the still the most-watched network last night.

[03/06/13 - 06:46 AM]
Family Betrayals Turn to Murder and Determined Detectives Make for Riveting Drama This March on Investigation Discovery
"Nightmare Next Door," "Blood Relatives," "FBI: Criminal Pursuit" and "Unusual Suspects" are all due back later this month.

[03/06/13 - 06:06 AM]
Prime Instant Video Greenlights Original Children's Series Pilot "Sara Solves It"
There are now 12 pilots currently underway by Amazon Studios.

[03/05/13 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 5
Updates include: Ben McKenzie to star in "The Advocates" at CBS; Matt Lanter tapped for lead in The CW's "Oxygen"; and ABC asks for yet another episode of "Shark Tank."

[03/05/13 - 08:52 PM]
NBC's "Community" Characters to Be Immortalized as Puppets in an Episode Airing in April
The announcement was made at this evening's PaleyFest panel presentation for "Community" in Beverly Hills.

[03/05/13 - 07:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA's "WWE Raw" Claims Top Three Spots
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Chasing the Saturdays," Bravo's "LA Shrinks" and Syfy's "Lost Girl."

[03/05/13 - 05:36 PM]
"Django Unchained," "Ted," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Silver Linings Playbook" Lead Nominations for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards"
Fans will have the "Power of the Popcorn" in their hands as voting begins today, Tuesday, March 5 at MovieAwards.MTV.com through Saturday, April 13.

[03/05/13 - 05:01 PM]
Fourth Season of "Good Luck Charlie" Premieres with a Special Performance by The Muppets, Sunday, April 28 on Disney Channel
Plus: Luke Benward, star of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Cloud 9," joins the cast for a special six-episode story arc.

[03/05/13 - 04:47 PM]
"BrandX with Russell Brand" Goes Live from London
The show's March 7 and March 14 episodes will take place at the Duchess Theatre in Soho.

[03/05/13 - 04:04 PM]
MTV's "World of Jenks" Ranks as the #1 Series in Its Timeslot Across All Television with P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, March 4.

[03/05/13 - 04:00 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Keeps Demo Crown, "The Bible" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Enlightened," TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor" and Food Network's "Cupcake Wars."

[03/05/13 - 03:55 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts with College Basketball Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Auction Hunters," Lifetime's "The Surrogate" and OWN's "Blackboard Wars."

[03/05/13 - 03:21 PM]
FOX Expands "Hell's Kitchen" Return on March 12 to Two Hours
The extra hour will bump the previously announced originals of "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" on said date.

[03/05/13 - 01:54 PM]
ABC Family's Groundbreaking All ASL "Switched at Birth" Sweeps as Cable TV's #1 Scripted Telecast at 8pm Across Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, March 4.

[03/05/13 - 01:15 PM]
Jon Stewart to Take Hiatus from "The Daily Show" to Direct and Produce His First Feature Film
John Oliver will host the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning series for the eight weeks of original episodes that are scheduled during Stewart's hiatus.

[03/05/13 - 12:46 PM]
Are You Afraid Of The Dark? Investigation Discovery's New Series "Dead of Night" Reveals the Evil That Lurks in the Shadows of the Night
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, March 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/05/13 - 12:33 PM]
The Network Premiere of "Ice Age 2: The Meltdown" Delivers The Hub's Best Telecast in Network History
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 12:23 PM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" Wins the Week with Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 12:09 PM]
Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce 2013 Ncaa(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Telecast Schedule
CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV will carry all 67 games this year.

[03/05/13 - 12:05 PM]
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy to Host New CBS Summer Reality Series "The American Baking Competition," Premiering Wednesday, May 29
Plus: Paul Hollywood, the star U.K. baker and current judge of the British series, and accomplished chef Marcela Valladolid will serve as the series' judges.

[03/05/13 - 12:04 PM]
Sunday's NHL Coverage Scores Record Ratings for NBC and NBC Sports Network
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[03/05/13 - 12:01 PM]
Disney Junior Orders Second Season of "Sofia The First," Cable TV's #1 Series Among Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Boys 2-5
Extensions of the hit series include the illustrated storybook Sofia the First from Disney Press and the record-breaking TV movie "Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess."

[03/05/13 - 11:43 AM]
Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" on Disney Channel Is Cable's #1 Series in Kids 2-5 for 5th Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 11:30 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Relivery Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 on Basic Cable for the First Week of March 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 11:01 AM]
Anchor Bay Entertainment Inks Distribution Deal with AMC Networks for Original Programming from AMC, IFC and Sundance Channel
The pact includes the highly-anticipated Sundance Channel scripted series, "Rectify," and AMC's recently greenlit original drama series, "Low Winter Sun."

[03/05/13 - 10:55 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New Saturday Night Programming Lineup Premiering in April
"Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Raising Whitley" and "Life With La Toya" are all on tap next month.







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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
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[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
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[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
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[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
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FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
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The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
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Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
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