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[03/26/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 26
Updates include: "Judge Joe Brown" to wrap after 15 years in syndication; Laura Catalina Ortiz joins CBS's "Super Clyde"; and Frances Conroy, Callum Blue to visit USA's "Royal Pains."

[03/26/13 - 05:53 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Lays Claim to Top Spots in Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Chasing the Saturdays," Bravo's "LA Shrinks" and VH1's "Black Ink Crew."

[03/26/13 - 05:10 PM]
Huboom!: The Hub's Ratings Explode - The Hub Has Year-to-Year Growth for 18 Consecutive Weeks
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/26/13 - 02:27 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Breaks Viewership Records with 2.24 Million Total Viewers P2+
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, March 25.

[03/26/13 - 02:14 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/26/13 - 01:54 PM]
Live Twitter Chat with the Cast of ABC's "Nashville" During an All-New Episode, Wednesday, March 27
The principal cast as well as guest star Katie Couric will be on during the east coast broadcast.

[03/26/13 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Family Announces "Ravenswood," a "Pretty Little Liars" Spin-Off Series, and Picks Up Hit Drama "Pretty Little Liars" for a Fifth Season
The series will premiere on ABC Family following the annual "Pretty Little Liars" special Halloween episode in October 2013.

[03/26/13 - 01:01 PM]
CBS and Lionsgate Enter 50/50 Partnership on Highly Distributed Entertainment Cable Network
The basic cable network will continue to be entertainment-focused, with a specific rebranding and programming strategy to be announced at a later date.

[03/26/13 - 12:33 PM]
CBS News to Launch "Brooklyn DA" - A News Series from the Award Winning Team Behind "48 Hours"
The series launches Tuesday, May 21 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[03/26/13 - 12:28 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Dominates Demos, Edges "Bible" in Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Phil Spector," E!'s "Playing with Fire" and TLC's "My Big Fat Gypsy Valentine."

[03/26/13 - 12:23 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: NCAA Coverage, "Kids' Choice Awards" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Chupacabra vs. The Alamo," Lifetime's "Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story" and Nickelodeon's "Monsters vs. Aliens."

[03/26/13 - 11:59 AM]
FOX Wins Fourth Consecutive Week Among Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/26/13 - 11:50 AM]
Syfy's Popular Series "Continuum" Will Return for Second Season
The 13 all-new episode season will premiere in its new time period beginning Friday, June 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/26/13 - 11:28 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel's Fourth Original Movie of the Year, "Shadow on the Mesa", Delivers 1.1 Household Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 23.

[03/26/13 - 11:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Marks Winning Week with 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards and Strongest Gains of the Year
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/26/13 - 10:46 AM]
ABC's Hit Show "Shark Tank" Announces Season 5 Open Casting Calls in Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas and Philadelphia
Nationwide auditions to appear on the ABC hit reality series will take place in five major cities beginning on Sunday, April 14.

[03/26/13 - 10:37 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of March 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/26/13 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Delivers Its Most-Watched Non-"Oscar" Week Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/26/13 - 10:31 AM]
CBS Scores a Weekly Win in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/26/13 - 10:28 AM]
Video: Life, Love & Lochte: Watch a 4-Minute Preview of E!'s Newest Series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"
The new half-hour series launches Sunday, April 21 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/26/13 - 09:41 AM]
Rand McNally and Destination America Team Up to Provide Expanded Travel Content for Series Favorites
The trips and tips will be made available to the public via e-mails and a link to Rand McNally's blog from the Destination America site.

[03/26/13 - 09:31 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Additional Appearances at 28th Annual Induction Ceremony
The induction ceremony will be presented Saturday, May 18 at 9:00/8:00c on HBO.

[03/26/13 - 09:15 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Third Time in Four Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 24.

[03/26/13 - 09:09 AM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Caps Off Women's History Month with Gloria Steinem in "Are We There Yet? Women's History, Past, Present, and Future" Premiering Monday, April 1, at 8PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special examines whether the country is "there" yet when it comes to gender equality.

[03/26/13 - 08:56 AM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Created by Armando Iannucci and Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Second Season April 14
The pay channel details the first wave of installments from its sophomore run.

[03/26/13 - 08:45 AM]
Spring Debut of "The Voice" Grows 12% Versus Its Rating for the Prior Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, March 25.

[03/26/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Builds Over Week 2 of Last Season in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 25.

[03/26/13 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Returns on Top for NBC
Plus: ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" takes a big dip from last week's opener.

[03/26/13 - 08:01 AM]
CBS Sports and Current Big East Conference Agree to Long-Term Deal with Rights Through 2019-20 Season
The agreement with CBS Sports provides for national exposure for men's regular-season basketball and up to 12 appearances per year.

[03/26/13 - 07:46 AM]
TV One to Premiere Trumpet Awards Honoring African American Achievement Easter Sunday, March 31 at 8 PM ET
Rickey Smiley and Essence Atkins will host this year's event.

[03/26/13 - 07:19 AM]
ABC Studios and The Mark Gordon Company Partner with Sonar Entertainment on "Fix It Men"
In the project, a scientist and a special forces soldier from a post-apocalyptic future travel in time to our present day and into their younger selves in an effort to forestall Armageddon.

[03/26/13 - 07:06 AM]
WGN America to Air Marathons of The CW's Hit Shows "Arrow" and "The Vampire Diaries"
Look for season to date marathons of both series in the coming weeks.

[03/26/13 - 07:05 AM]
History's "The Bible" Week 4 Delivers 10.3 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 24.

[03/26/13 - 06:51 AM]
History's First Scripted Series "Vikings" Ransacked 4.5 Million Total Viewers in Its Fourth Episode, Sunday, March 24 at 10 PM
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 24.

[03/26/13 - 06:18 AM]
Rebecca Lowe to Serve as Host of Premier League for NBC Sports Group
"I'm about to begin the most exciting chapter of my life," said Lowe. "Joining NBC to present the Premier League is an enormous privilege."

[03/26/13 - 06:01 AM]
Emma Watson to Receive 2013 "MTV Trailblazer" Award at the "MTV Movie Awards" Live on Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
The Trailblazer award honors best in class young actors who are actively carving out their own unique and diverse path in the film industry.

[03/26/13 - 05:56 AM]
Robin Roberts to be Honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The 2013 ESPYS on July 17
The 2013 ESPYS will recognize the strength and courage Roberts has displayed throughout her life and career by honoring her with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

[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.







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