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[03/25/13 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 25
Updates include: Debra Messing to topline CBS's "Mother's Day" import; Seth Green tapped for lead on FOX's "Dads"; and Nelson Franklin cast in NBC's "Holding Patterns."

[03/25/13 - 04:40 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown," NCAA Coverage Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," Starz's "Spartacus: War of the Damned" and E!'s "Fashion Police."

[03/25/13 - 03:39 PM]
Animal Planet's Tanked Scores "Fintastic" Season Premiere, Luring in Highest Performance with 1.6 Million Viewers
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, March 22.

[03/25/13 - 02:35 PM]
Break Out the Wine - TBS's "Cougar Town" is Coming Back for Season 5
The network has ordered 13 episodes for season five, which is expected to launch in 2014.

[03/25/13 - 02:30 PM]
"Gigolos" Returns to Showtime(R) Thursday, April 18th at 11 PM ET/PT
The 10-episode unscripted series' fourth season catches us up with fan favorites Nick, Vin, Brace and Ash, and introduces new cast member Bradley.

[03/25/13 - 01:39 PM]
Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn Star in the HBO Films Drama "Mary and Martha," Written by Richard Curtis and Directed by Phillip Noyce, Debuting April 20
Sam Claflin, Frank Grillo and James Woods also star in the project.

[03/25/13 - 01:39 PM]
2013 NCAA Hockey Regionals Live Across ESPN Networks: Frozen Four Set for ESPN2
Every game will air over ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or on ESPN3 and local syndication.

[03/25/13 - 12:51 PM]
National Geographic Channel Partners with Scott Free Productions to Produce Best-Selling Author Bill O'Reilly's Next Anticipated Best-Seller "Killing Jesus"
The announcement comes as the network is also in pre-production on the film adaptation of "Killing Kennedy," expected to air later this year.

[03/25/13 - 12:26 PM]
Legendary Journalist Tom Brokaw Reflects on His Most Prolific NBC News Broadcasts in Military Channel's "The Brokaw Files"
The first of five new installments rolls out Thursday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/25/13 - 12:05 PM]
ESPN Agrees to Contract Extension with Rick Reilly
Reilly will travel to the site of each week's "MNF" game, appearing on both the "Monday Night Countdown" pre-game and the post-game "SportsCenter."

[03/25/13 - 12:02 PM]
An All-Star Lineup of Musicians to Perform This Spring on "Live with Kelly and Michael"
Vibrant artists from rock to pop, country and rap will perform their latest hits and chat with the hosts.

[03/25/13 - 11:51 AM]
"Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy" Premieres Over Two Nights on Comedy Central(R) Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT & Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The "Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy" extended and uncensored DVD and Blu-ray will be released on April 9, featuring 50 minutes of bonus features.

[03/25/13 - 11:48 AM]
Bravo Media Ties the Knot with the Premiere of Its New Docu-Series "Newlyweds: The First Year" on Monday, May 6 at 10PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series follows each couple and captures everything from their wedding day to their one-year anniversary.

[03/25/13 - 11:42 AM]
Crackle Greenlights Season Two of Hit Original Series "Chosen"
The first season of "Chosen" registered 2.4 million streams in less than 10 weeks.

[03/25/13 - 11:33 AM]
Science Channel's Space Sunday Begins March 31
Highlights include rebroadcasts of "Wonders of the Solar System" and "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman."

[03/25/13 - 11:22 AM]
The ABC Television Network and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Announce Dates for the 86th and 87th Oscar(R) Telecasts
The 86th Academy Awards will air on Sunday, March 2, 2014, and the 87th on Sunday, February 22, 2015.

[03/25/13 - 11:01 AM]
The Doctor Is in as Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" Scores Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers and Over 1 Million A18-49
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 24.

[03/25/13 - 10:33 AM]
MTV's 2013 "Video Music Awards" Set to Make History as the First Major Annual Award Show to Take Place in Brooklyn Live from Barclays Center on Sunday, August 25th
This year's "Video Music Awards" will mark the 30th anniversary of the show.

[03/25/13 - 10:32 AM]
It's Cook Or Be Cooked: New Original Series "Knife Fight" Debuts Tuesday, April 23 on Esquire Network
"Top Chef" winner Ilan Hall hosts the 10-episode series.

[03/25/13 - 10:32 AM]
Take a Look Back at How the Residents of Storybrooke Have Fared Since Their Fairytale Memories Have Been Restored, On the Retrospective "Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic," Sunday, April 14 on ABC
Series creators Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz will also tease what's upcoming in the exciting final four episodes of the season.

[03/25/13 - 10:31 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Celebrates 50 Years of "General Hospital"
Finola Hughes ("Anna Devane") and Jason Thompson ("Dr. Patrick Drake") will appear as contestants on Monday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 2.

[03/25/13 - 10:20 AM]
"Plain Jane" Comes to Style Every Tuesday; Encore Airings of NBC's Dating Series "Ready for Love" Every Thursday
Plus: "Big Rich Atlanta" to air its season finale on Sunday, April 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/25/13 - 10:19 AM]
New Dating Series "Find Me My Man" Premieres on New Date Tuesday, April 9 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: "Bad Girls Club: Atlanta" to wrap its run on Tuesday, April 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/25/13 - 09:33 AM]
NBC's "Fashion Star" Challenges the Designers to Create Something for All Sizes as Six Designers Are Purchased from Last Friday Night's Show
The first episode's Convertible Men's Hoodie Jacket in gray at Macy's and the Sheer Maxi Dress in snakeskin at Express have now sold out.

[03/25/13 - 09:26 AM]
Bon Jovi's "Army of One" Confirmed as Theme Song for Discovery Channel Series "North America"
The seven-part series begins its journey Sunday, May 19 and runs through Sunday, June 16.

[03/25/13 - 09:07 AM]
3net Studios Adds Native 3D and 4K Projects to Production and Development Slate
Highlights include "Turn & Burn," a six-episode, hour-long, non-scripted reality program featuring the artistry and antics of El Reyes Garage in Venice, CA.

[03/25/13 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "Red Widow" Jumps 20% to a Best-Since-Premiere Adults 18-49 Number
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 24.

[03/25/13 - 08:51 AM]
Stephen Colbert to Interview Former President Bill Clinton and Host the Closing Session of the Clinton Global Initiative University on April 6
The interview with President Clinton will be featured in a special CGI U-themed episode of "The Colbert Report" during the week of April 8.

[03/25/13 - 08:44 AM]
"All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" Ties for #1 for Its Second Hour from 10-11 p.m. Among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 24.

[03/25/13 - 08:43 AM]
Backwoods Ingenuity Runs Deep in All-New Season of Destination America's "Hillbilly Blood"
The show's sophomore run kicks off Saturday, April 13 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[03/25/13 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Overrun Sparks CBS to Victory
Said coverage on the Eye gives a big boost to lead-out "60 Minutes."

[03/25/13 - 08:25 AM]
Spring Is in the Air as ABC Family Presents "Spring Crush" Four Day Event Runs April 18th - 21st
Highlights include the world premiere of the ABC Family original movie "Lovestruck: The Musical," airing on Sunday, April 21.

[03/25/13 - 08:05 AM]
A&E Lifts the Gate on a Brand New Season of the Hit Series "Storage Wars" with Back-To-Back Premiere Episodes
The series returns Tuesday, April 16 at 9:00/8:00c followed by the new season of "American Hoggers" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/25/13 - 07:46 AM]
Turner Sports and CBS Sports' Exclusive Coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship is Highest Rated in 23 Years
TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/25/13 - 06:56 AM]
TV One Sets Second Season Premiere of "R&B Divas Atlanta" Wednesday, May 1, 10PM/ET
Plus: look for additional specials "R&B Divas Pre Party," "Top R&B Divas of All Time" and more!

[03/25/13 - 06:24 AM]
Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin Re-Signs with ESPN
The 1995 National League MVP will appear on "Baseball Tonight" throughout the season, including regular appearances on the "ESPN Sunday Night Baseball" pre-game edition of the show.

[03/25/13 - 06:15 AM]
WatchESPN Now Available to AT&T U-verse Customers
Customers with a supported smartphone or tablet can download the free app by visiting the iTunes App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon Appstore for Android.

[03/25/13 - 06:04 AM]
Prime Instant Video Greenlights "Zombieland" Original Series Pilot from Sony Pictures Television
Kirk Ward, Maiara Walsh, Tyler Ross and Izabela Vidovic topline the project, to be directed by Eli Craig.

[03/25/13 - 05:21 AM]
Rebroadcast of "SNL" with Host Jeremy Renner Builds on Its Lead-In by 33% in Adults 18-49 and 29% in Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 23.

[03/24/13 - 10:02 AM]
BBC America Announces "The Nerdist" Guest Line-Up
Dominic Monaghan, Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Tatiana Maslany and Matt Kirshen will be featured in the season premiere, airing Saturday, March 30.

[03/24/13 - 08:22 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with NCAA Coverage
The Eye's Butler/Marquette matchup tops the charts in viewers and demos.

[03/23/13 - 08:25 PM]
Winners of the Coveted Orange Blimps at Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards
This year, a record-breaking 387 million votes were cast around the world in 22 categories.

[03/23/13 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Wins Friday as Its Comedy Season Finales Surge
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 22.

[03/23/13 - 09:06 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Last Man Standing," "20/20" Top Demos
The Alphabet's "Malibu Country" is also up big from last week's numbers.

[03/23/13 - 08:38 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #1 in Its Time Period in 18-49, Matching One Week Earlier
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 22.

[03/22/13 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 22
Updates include: Carla Gugino to have "Doubt" at ABC; Zoe Lister-Jones joins CBS's "Friends with Better Lives"; and VH1 extends "The Jenny McCarthy Show."

[03/22/13 - 07:33 PM]
ESPN to Televise Miami Heat-Orlando Magic Game Monday
ESPN's coverage of the NIT Tournament will be seen on ESPNEWS.

[03/22/13 - 04:44 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Holds Off NCAA Onslaught
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Why We Laugh: Funny Women," GSN's "The American Bible Challenge" and Animal Planet's "Battleground: Rhino Wars."

[03/22/13 - 04:14 PM]
Alexis Bledel and Zachary Levi Star in "Remember Sunday," a New Hallmark Hall of Fame Film for the ABC Television Network Premiering Sunday, April 21
Jeff Bleckner directs "Remember Sunday," which was filmed on location in New Orleans.

[03/22/13 - 04:13 PM]
Almost 6 Million Viewers Watched the Season Finale Telecasts of "Real Husbands of Hollywood" and "Second Generation Wayans" on BET!
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 19.







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[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 02:56 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 01:35 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 12:08 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 11:18 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 11:11 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 11:07 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 11:06 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 10:45 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
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The two-hour special - eight years in the making, from laying of the first foundation to triumphantly topping the gleaming new 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire - focuses on the construction workers who performed the Herculean task.