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[03/15/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 15
Updates include: Stephen Fry to assist "Super Clyde" on CBS; Amanda Peet joins HBO's "Togetherness"; and Alex Kapp Horner is cast in FOX's "I Suck at Girls."

[03/15/13 - 04:36 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Continues Its Reign for History
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Immortalized," Comedy Central's "The Ben Show" and FX's "Legit."

[03/15/13 - 02:00 PM]
Nat Geo WILD, The Sun Valley Film Festival and The African Wildlife Foundation Announce First Annual "Wild to Inspire Short Film Competition"
The competition will give independent documentarians the chance to win an apprenticeship in wildlife filmmaking with an acclaimed National Geographic filmmaker in Africa.

[03/15/13 - 12:42 PM]
Habemus Papam: Bruno Ganz Joins "The Vatican" on Showtime(R) as Pope Sixtus VI
Pope Sixtus VI, of German ancestry, is an unassuming and introspective caretaker of the Church, who struggles with his own legacy, and how history will judge his papacy.

[03/15/13 - 11:19 AM]
Men's College Basketball - Most-Viewed Regular Season Ever on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for its NCAA coverage to date this season.

[03/15/13 - 11:18 AM]
ABC Family Is Looking for Dancing Fools! Are You A Dancing Fool? Do You Know One?
The half-hour unscripted comedy debuts Wednesday, May 29, right after the season premiere "Baby Daddy."

[03/15/13 - 10:38 AM]
Two U.S. Men's National Team FIFA World Cup Qualifying Matches on ESPN
Said primetime offerings include USA vs. Costa Rica on Friday, March 22 and Mexico vs. USA on Tuesday, March 26.

[03/15/13 - 10:27 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Mary Lou King of Cochranville, Pennsylvania, as the Grand Prize Winner of "Live's Search for Unstoppable Moms"
"Live" was on the hunt for exceptional moms who go above and beyond the call of duty, are prepared for anything, and deserve to be celebrated for all that they do.

[03/15/13 - 10:25 AM]
Lifetime Original Movies in April Include "Call Me Crazy: A Five Film" and Backdoor Pilot "Stalkers"
Other offerings include "A Mother's Rage" and "A Sister's Revenge."

[03/15/13 - 10:08 AM]
Academy Award Nominated Actor Tim Roth to Join the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
Production begins this month under the direction of Simon Cellan Jones on location in Alberta, Canada.

[03/15/13 - 10:07 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Hits 14-Month Highs
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, March 9.

[03/15/13 - 09:33 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Leads CBS to a Thursday Night Sweep in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 14.

[03/15/13 - 09:20 AM]
"Psych" Gives Back to Fans with "99 Psychs On The Wall" Marathon Airing on Cloo Leading Up to Show's 100th Episode
The DVR-bustin' 99 episodes start on Saturday, March 23 and will lead up to the premiere of the milestone episode, "100 Clues," on USA, Wednesday, March 27.

[03/15/13 - 08:51 AM]
ABC "Grey's" Wins with Adults 18-34 and Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 14.

[03/15/13 - 08:48 AM]
"Parks & Recreation" Jumps 14% Versus Its Prior Original in 18-49 to Earn Its Top Rating Since February 7
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 14.

[03/15/13 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Triumph for CBS
The Eye's dramas "Elementary" and "Person of Interest" post gains from their previous originals.

[03/15/13 - 07:43 AM]
New Special "Mammoth: Back From the Dead" Works to Bring the Prehistoric Animal Back to Life, Premieres April 12, 8 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special airs on National Geographic Channel.

[03/15/13 - 03:13 AM]
Reelz Gears Up for "Barabbas" Miniseries with Two Specials
"The Making of Barabbas" and "Billy Zane Revealed" both premiere later this month.

[03/14/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
Updates include: Kathleen Robertson, Taye Diggs to lead TNT's "Murder in the First"; Christopher Meloni joins FOX's "I Suck at Girls"; and Sean Astin reports to CBS's "Surgeon General."

[03/14/13 - 09:09 PM]
Machine Gun Kelly Steals the Night with Top Prize "Woodie of the Year" at the "2013 mtvU Woodie Awards"
The "2013 mtvU Woodie Awards Special" airs Sunday, March 17 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/14/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 14
Plus: Ne-Yo and Season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez will perform on the next results show, Thursday, March 21.

[03/14/13 - 03:47 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Remains Unstoppable for A&E
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Jim Rome on Showtime," Discovery's "Under Siege: America's Northern Border" and more!

[03/14/13 - 03:18 PM]
Ian Hart, Augustus Prew and Johnny Simmons Join the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
They'll join previously announced cast members Chris Cooper and Abbie Cornish.

[03/14/13 - 03:01 PM]
"Tonight" Encores Top Both "Late Show" Rebroadcasts and Mostly Original "Kimmels" in Total Viewers for the Late-Night Week of March 4-8
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 4-8.

[03/14/13 - 02:19 PM]
"Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites" Soars to Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49, According to Updated National Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 13.

[03/14/13 - 12:38 PM]
TV Land Welcomes "The Golden Girls" Starting March 16
Marathons will launch on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, from 3-11pm, followed by a week-long primetime tribute to each of the characters.

[03/14/13 - 12:16 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Big Bang Theory" Co-Star Melissa Rauch at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of the hit comedy.

[03/14/13 - 12:15 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Big Bang Theory" Co-Star Kunal Nayyar at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of the hit comedy.

[03/14/13 - 12:14 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Big Bang Theory" Co-Star Simon Helberg at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of the hit comedy.

[03/14/13 - 12:13 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Big Bang Theory" Co-Star Mayim Bialik at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of the hit comedy.

[03/14/13 - 12:12 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Big Bang Theory" Executive Producers Bill Prady & Steven Molaro at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of the hit comedy.

[03/14/13 - 12:11 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Big Bang Theory" Co-Creator Chuck Lorre at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of the hit comedy.

[03/14/13 - 12:06 PM]
"Vice," News Series Featuring Startling, Groundbreaking Stories from Around the World, Debuts April 5, Exclusively on HBO
Hosted by Shane Smith, founder of the revolutionary new media company of the same name, the series will air Fridays at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/14/13 - 12:00 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Ang Lee to Direct FX Drama Pilot "Tyrant" from Fox 21 and Fx Productions
The project comes from executive producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff and writer Craig Wright.

[03/14/13 - 11:12 AM]
GSN Announces Speed Skating Champion Apolo Anton Ohno as Host of "Minute to Win It"
Production begins this month on 40 new episodes and is slated to premiere in summer 2013.

[03/14/13 - 11:02 AM]
NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Bracket Revealed Exclusively on ESPN & ESPNU Selection Monday Specials
First-year host Kevin Negandhi will join veteran analysts Kara Lawson, Carolyn Peck, Doris Burke and Rebecca Lobo in studio.

[03/14/13 - 10:37 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with Cast from "Red Widow" Sunday, March 17
Luke Goss (@LukeGoss) and Sterling Beaumon (@SterlingBeau) will be up on Twitter during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[03/14/13 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Radio and Slacker Announce the Second Season of "Dancing with the Stars" Radio, a Digital Station Available on Slacker and AOL Radio
"Dancing with the Stars" Radio will deliver an on-demand audio experience and unlimited access to key moments throughout the dance competition.

[03/14/13 - 10:27 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Unleashes the Heroes with Panels for "Arrow," "Revolution" and "Teen Titans Go!" at Wondercon 2013 in Anaheim
Plus: look for a screening of an upcoming episode of "The Following" during the March 30-31 event.

[03/14/13 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winning Series "The Shield" Available This April on Crackle
The series that concluded in 2008 will be released in its entirety with seasons rolling out and available through March 2014.

[03/14/13 - 09:48 AM]
Season 14 Winner Is Revealed Along with Incredible Transformations of Contestants & Kids in Exciting Finale of "The Biggest Loser" Monday, March 18
The participants will be revealing their combined weight loss of over 1600 pounds.

[03/14/13 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime Networks and The Walt Disney Studios Extend Output Agreement for Dreamworks Studios' Feature Films
Showtime Networks will continue to air high-profile DreamWorks features including "The Help" and "War Horse" while "Lincoln" will make its debut later this year.

[03/14/13 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Sports Network Provides Sweeping Coverage of 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship
CBS Sports Network's coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship includes over 90 hours of live studio programming.

[03/14/13 - 09:25 AM]
Disney Executive Nikki Reed Named Senior Vice President, Programming & Development at The Hub Network
Reed succeeds Donna Ebbs who served as The Hub's first programming chief and helped launch the network in October 2010.

[03/14/13 - 09:13 AM]
ESPN and Selection Sunday: More Than 16 Hours of Hoops Coverage
Highlights include the debut of ESPN Films' "30 for 30" documentary "Survive and Advance."

[03/14/13 - 09:01 AM]
More Performers Added to "ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night"
Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Pitbull will join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift and Ne-Yo.

[03/14/13 - 08:50 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Law & Order: SVU" Grows Versus Last Week, Second Highest Rated This Season
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 13.

[03/14/13 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Triumphs But Falls to Season Low on Night
"Survivor" on CBS, "Whitney" on NBC and "The Neighbors" on ABC were the only other originals last night.

[03/14/13 - 08:11 AM]
History(R) Revs Up for More Wheeling and Dealing When Danny "The Count" Koker Returns to the Driver's Seat for an All-New Season of "Counting Cars"
The series returns Tuesday, April 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/14/13 - 08:01 AM]
Hit Cinemax Series "Strike Back" Launches Season Three This Summer
Robson Green, Dougray Scott and Milauna Jackson will join returning cast members Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Rhona Mitra and Michelle Lukes.







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[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
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