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[02/24/14 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 24
Updates include: Tim Daly marries "Madam Secretary" at CBS; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to "Home"; and Lily Rabe nabs female lead on ABC's "The Visitors."

[02/24/14 - 05:18 PM]
Boxing Star and 10-Time World Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather to Face Hard-Hitting Knockout Artist Marcos "El Chino" Maidana on Saturday, May 3, Live on Showtime PPV(R)
Mayweather vs. Maidana, a 12-round world championship unification bout for Mayweather and Maidana's respective 147-pound titles, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions.

[02/24/14 - 04:15 PM]
"Star-Crossed" Encores to Replace Repeats of "The Originals" on Fridays
The newcomer regularly airs Mondays at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[02/24/14 - 02:57 PM]
VH1 and VH1 Classic to Honor the Legacy of Celebrated Comedy Director Harold Ramis
Beginning at 7:00/6:00c on Saturday March 1, VH1 will air special presentations of Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters 2 and Animal House.

[02/24/14 - 02:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC, Winter Games Top Viewers for 16th Night in a Row
Plus: numbers for TNT's "APB with Troy Dunn," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" and Discovery's "Bering Sea Gold."

[02/24/14 - 02:19 PM]
Maureen FitzPatrick Named Executive Producer of "Hot Bench"
FitzPatrick will transition into the new role from her current job as Executive Vice President of Programming and Development at CBS Television Distribution.

[02/24/14 - 02:10 PM]
Kevin Spacey to Headline "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars(R)" - Plus the Debut of New Comedy Videos March 2 on ABC
This year's "JKL: After The Oscars" special includes appearances by Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Christoph Waltz, Ben Kingsley, Mandy Patinkin and more!

[02/24/14 - 01:58 PM]
Longest Weather Delay in Daytona 500 History Can't Dampen FOX Sports & FOX Sports 1's Speedweeks Coverage
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, February 23.

[02/24/14 - 12:59 PM]
Season-to-Date, CBS Is #1 in Adults 18-49 Live Plus 7-Day DVR Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/24/14 - 12:05 PM]
Nickelodeon Pays Homage to Alice in Wonderland with Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, "Dora in Wonderland," Premiering Monday, March 10, at 7PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
In the hour-long special, when Abuela's kitties run through a magic mirror, Dora, Boots and all their friends travel through the magical, mixed-up world of Wonderland to catch up to them.

[02/24/14 - 11:37 AM]
ESPN Schedule for 2014 FIFA World Cup
ESPN will televise 43 World Cup matches, while ESPN2 will air 11.

[02/24/14 - 11:35 AM]
Series Finale of "A.N.T. Farm" Airs Friday, March 21 on Disney Channel
Roshon Fegan guest stars on the installment, entitled "the new york experiANTs."

[02/24/14 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Wraps Up Sochi Olympics Coverage with Broadcast Primetime's #1 and #2 Shows on Sunday
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 23.

[02/24/14 - 11:11 AM]
ESPN's 25th MLB Season: Early Monday Night Baseball & Wednesday Night Baseball Game Selections
Monday Night Baseball's season will begin on Opening Day - Monday, March 31 - when the Colorado Rockies and Troy Tulowitzki visit the Miami Marlins and Giancarlo Stanton at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

[02/24/14 - 11:07 AM]
Production Begins on truTV New Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro
The network has ordered 12 episodes of the series, formerly known as "Undercover Magic," due to premiere in summer 2014.

[02/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
CMT's "Can't Stop Laughing Week" Begins Sunday, March 23
Highlights include the "Party Down South Reunion Special" on Thursday, March 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
Solid Sampling for NBC's "Growing Up Fisher" Preview
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 23.

[02/24/14 - 10:41 AM]
ESPN Films Announces Next "30 for 30" Documentary: "Requiem For The Big East"
The film explores the meteoric ascension of the Big East Conference and how in less than a decade it became the most successful college sports league in America.

[02/24/14 - 10:41 AM]
Video: New Look at AMC's "Turn"
The series, starring Jamie Bell, debuts with a 90-minute premiere on Sunday, April 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/24/14 - 10:36 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Penny Dreadful" at SXSW
Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway and Juan Antonio Bayona will be in attendance for an extended audience Q&A following the screening.

[02/24/14 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: "Modern Family" Emerges as Wednesday's #1 Show
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/24/14 - 10:14 AM]
Ovation to Launch New Daily Arts-Centric Morning Canvas Programming Block with Over 75 Hours of New Programming Beginning February 24
The Morning Canvas programming block is hosted by Nikki Boyer and airs Monday-Friday from 7-9am ET.

[02/24/14 - 10:01 AM]
"Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert," a Searing Look at One Mother's Struggle That Reflects the New American Reality for Women on the Brink of Poverty, Debuts March 17, Exclusively on HBO
The film will also be available free online on HBO.com, ShriverReport.org and YouTube, March 17-24.

[02/24/14 - 09:31 AM]
ABC.com Launches "Bar-cabulary" Video Series as the Ultimate Guide to "Mixology"
The shorts feature cast acting out examples of hilarious bar situations that we can all relate to.

[02/24/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Diggers: Steve Jobs Time Capsule" Premieres Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 10 PM ET/PT on National Geographic Channel
Buried in 1983 during the now-defunct International Design Conference in Aspen, the tube was intended to be unearthed in 2000, but due to changes in the landscape, its exact location was unknown - until now.

[02/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
John Simm and Mira Sorvino Start Filming BBC America's "Intruders" as James Frain, Tory Kittles and Millie Brown Join Cast
The eight-episode series is about a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.

[02/24/14 - 09:04 AM]
Hollywood Legend Ann-Margret Joins the Second Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan"
She'll play a major star back in her day who has a past with Ray's boss Ezra Goldman (Elliott Gould).

[02/24/14 - 08:53 AM]
DIY Network's "The Vanilla Ice Project" Returns for a Fourth Season on March 8
The latest 13-episode arc showcases Vanilla Ice as he renovates an outdated mansion on high-dollar lakefront property.

[02/24/14 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Closing Ceremony Helps NBC Hold Off NASCAR on FOX
The latter's rain delayed coverage of the Daytona 500 can't catch the Peacock's final night of the Winter Games.

[02/24/14 - 08:31 AM]
A&E Presents the Special Live Event "Bates Motel: After Hours"
Series stars and executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin will share their insights into the first episode and answer fan questions about the upcoming season.

[02/24/14 - 07:31 AM]
Bart Scott Named Analyst for "The NFL Today"
Scott will join James Brown, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and recently named Tony Gonzalez.

[02/24/14 - 07:01 AM]
IFC Fairgrounds to Debut at 2014 SXSW
Look for "Portlandia: Behind the Scenes with the Creators" on Tuesday, March 11 at 3:30pm at the Austin Convention Center.

[02/24/14 - 06:54 AM]
ION Television Enters Into Original Co-Production Deal on TV Drama Series "The Listener"
The agreement makes ION the exclusive original U.S. television network for current and future seasons of the series.

[02/24/14 - 06:01 AM]
The All New Celebrity Cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Will Be Revealed Live, Tuesday, March 4 Exclusively on "Good Morning America"
Plus: Erin Andrews joins "Dancing with the Stars" as host alongside Emmy-Award Winner(R) Tom Bergeron for its 18th season premiering Monday, March 17.

[02/24/14 - 05:52 AM]
Tamron Hall Named Co-Host of the Third Hour of "Today"
She'll join fellow hosts Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist.

[02/24/14 - 05:31 AM]
Stars Come Out to Celebrate on Oscar(R) Sunday
The Alphabet recaps the presenters for this year's event.

[02/24/14 - 03:00 AM]
ReelzChannel Announces "Treasure King" to Premiere Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 10pm ET/7pm PT
The series was originally slated to bow on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/23/14 - 02:35 PM]
Team USA-Finland Olympic Men's Hockey Bronze Medal Game Leads NBCSN to 15th Consecutive Day with Viewership Edge Over London Games
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 22.

[02/23/14 - 10:01 AM]
Comcast and Netflix Team Up to Provide Customers Excellent User Experience
Netflix receives no preferential network treatment under the multi-year agreement, terms of which are not being disclosed.

[02/23/14 - 09:54 AM]
Solid Sampling for Saturday's Preview of "About a Boy"
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, February 22.

[02/23/14 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays in Front with Penultimate Night of Winters Games
The Peacock's primetime coverage delivers more than 13 million viewers as the competition portion concludes.

[02/22/14 - 07:15 PM]
New Event Miniseries "Heroes Reborn" Comes to NBC in 2015
NBC has ordered 13 episodes for a new stand-alone story arc entitled "Heroes Reborn," with all details of storylines and characters being kept under wraps.

[02/22/14 - 02:35 PM]
Team USA-Canada Olympic Men's Hockey Semifinal Highest-Rated Hockey Game Ever on NBCSN & Leads Network to Record Weekday Daytime Viewership
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 21.

[02/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Generates Big Sampling in Its Post-Olympic Debut Week, Delivering "Tonight's" Most-Watched Week in 20 Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 17-21.

[02/22/14 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Winter Games Hold Off Competition for NBC
The Peacock's primetime coverage still holds off the combined efforts of its broadcast rivals.

[02/22/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Is Friday's Non-Sports Leader with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Series and "20/20" Posting Big Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 21.

[02/22/14 - 08:02 AM]
Friday's "Tonight Show" Hits Top Results Since Monday In Metered-Market Households, Up 15% Versus Thursday
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Friday, February 21.

[02/21/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Matt Ryan tapped as "Constantine" at NBC; Ioan Gruffudd to live "Forever" for ABC; and Becki Newton joins "Weird Loners" over at FOX.

[02/21/14 - 05:32 PM]
Date and Time Change for Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movie April Premieres
Look for "Lucky in Love" (formerly "Nobody's Fool") on Saturday, April 5 and "A Lesson in Love" on Saturday, April 19.

[02/21/14 - 04:07 PM]
The Oylmpic Medal Count Continues on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" When U.S. Men's Skiing Gold Medalist Ted Ligety Visits the Broadcast, Tuesday, Feb. 25
A two-time world champion and four-time World Cup champion in the giant slalom, Ligety took the top spot on the medal podium Wednesday, February 19.







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[10/21/14 - 03:02 PM]
Season Premiere of TBS's "American Dad!" Tops Basic Cable Entertainment Programs for the Night
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 02:19 PM]
Chris Brown, Jodeci, Jeremih and More Confirmed to Take the Stage During "Soul Train Awards 2014"
Presenters Trey Songz, Boris Kodjoe, Laila Ali and Wolf Blitzer will join host Wendy Williams on stage at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on November 7, for a November 30 air date.

[10/21/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
VH1 and Spotify Partner to Crown "You Oughta Know Artist of the Year" at 2nd Annual "You Oughta Know Live in Concert" Event on Thursday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on VH1
A Great Big World, Aloe Blacc, American Authors, Bleachers, CHVRCHES, Echosmith, KONGOS, Mary Lambert, Tove Lo, Vance Joy, and Sam Smith are among the class of 2014.

[10/21/14 - 12:57 PM]
Notre Dame-Florida State: Most-Viewed October College Football Telecast across All Networks on Record
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 18.

[10/21/14 - 12:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "My Boyfriends' Dogs," Elevates Network to Rate #1 Among Households in Primetime
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 18.

[10/21/14 - 12:09 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Orders for "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin"
"The Flash" debuted as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings.

[10/21/14 - 11:55 AM]
FX Cancels "The Bridge" After Two Seasons
The network has released a statement indicating the series won't be returning.

[10/21/14 - 11:29 AM]
TBS Leads the Pack as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network Among Total Viewers in Primetime and Ranking Among the Top 3 with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 13-19 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Every Other Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Delivering 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Programs - The Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," Returns to ABC Primetime December 14, 9-11 PM ET
Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler and Scarlett Johansson are among those selected for the annual special.

[10/21/14 - 10:39 AM]
TLC Orders New Series Hosted by Roma Downey
The six-episode series will explore the stories of people who claim that they've experienced modern-day miracles, incredible twists of fate, and phenomena that logic and science cannot explain.

[10/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week to Start the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins the Week with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.