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[02/25/14 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 25
Updates include: Matthew Perry's "The Odd Couple" gets pilot order at CBS; Viola Davis to lead "How to Get Away with Murder" at ABC; and Ashley Judd set for "Salvation" at NBC.

[02/25/14 - 04:40 PM]
NBC Books Summer Dates for "America's Got Talent," "American Ninja Warrior" and "Hollywood Game Night"
Among the Peacock's plans: "Got Talent" will bow its ninth edition on Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/25/14 - 04:18 PM]
NBC to Rebroadcast Pilots to "About a Boy," "Growing Up Fisher" Tonight in Lieu of Originals
Both installments premiered this past weekend following the Peacock's Olympics coverage.

[02/25/14 - 02:49 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Returns on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for History's "Cryptid: The Swamp Beast," Investigation Discovery's "The Injustice Files" and FX's "Chozen."

[02/25/14 - 02:02 PM]
OWN Delivers Most-Watched Month in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/25/14 - 01:41 PM]
In Anticipation of Oscar(R) Sunday, Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Kimmel to Guest on Each Other's Talk Shows on Wednesday, February 26
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 2, at the Dolby Theatre(R) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R) and televised live on ABC.

[02/25/14 - 01:26 PM]
Over 2 Million Viewers Tune to "The BET Honors" 2014 to See What Extraordinary Looks Like
BET spins the numbers for Monday, February 24.

[02/25/14 - 01:19 PM]
Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic Host E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2014 Academy Awards(R)" March 2 from 2:30p PT/5:30p ET - 5:30p PT/8:30p ET
Plus: look for a super-sized 90-minute "Fashion Police" on Monday, March 3 at 9:30/8:30c.

[02/25/14 - 01:14 PM]
"Being Human's" 4th Season to Culminate in a Spectacular Series Finale on Syfy, Monday, April 7th
Plus: view a special message from the cast to the show's dedicated fans.

[02/25/14 - 01:07 PM]
NBC's Sochi Olympics Coverage Dominates the Primetime Week of Feb. 17-23 in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 17-23.

[02/25/14 - 12:55 PM]
Crackle Now Available on Playstation Vita
PS Vita system owners can now watch Crackle's curated collection of Hollywood movies, television and original series, including genres like action, comedy, crime, horror and sci-fi.

[02/25/14 - 12:51 PM]
Penguins-Blackhawks NHL Stadium Series Game Is First-Ever NHL Regular-Season Game Scheduled for Primetime on NBC
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews headline a group of five players in Saturday night's game that won gold medals as members of Team Canada in Sochi on Sunday.

[02/25/14 - 12:48 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-49 for the Month of February
Turner spins the numbers for the month of February to date.

[02/25/14 - 12:41 PM]
FOX Races Past the Competition to Rank No. 1 for the Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens with Entertainment Programming and No. 2 Behind the Winter Olympics Coverage
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 17-23.

[02/25/14 - 12:29 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Walking Dead" Continues Its Demo Reign
Plus: numbers for National Geographic Channel's "Wicked Tuna," Food Network's "Food Court Wars" and E!'s "Rich Kids of Beverly Hills."

[02/25/14 - 12:24 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC Tops Charts with Penultimate Night of Winter Games
Plus: numbers for TV One's "45th NAACP Image Awards," Lifetime's "Unknown" and Starz's "Black Sails."

[02/25/14 - 12:19 PM]
Disney Channel Stands as TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 34th-Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11 and 46th-Straight Month in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 17-23.

[02/25/14 - 11:48 AM]
From Executive Producers Robert Redford, Laura Michalchyshyn, Marc Levin, & Mark Benjamin "Chicagoland" Roars on CNN/U.S. March 6
Each episode in the series will air on eight successive Thursdays, beginning March 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/25/14 - 11:47 AM]
NBCUniversal's Unprecedented Coverage of 2014 Sochi Games Reaches More Americans Via More Platforms Than Any Winter Olympics
NBC spins the numbers for its Olympics coverage to date.

[02/25/14 - 11:46 AM]
Extreme Angler Jeremy Wade Travels to the Amazon to Embark in His Longest and Most Dangerous Journey Yet in New Season of "River Monsters"
Six brand-new episodes of the sixth season return on Sunday, April 6 at 9:00/8:00c with a special two-hour premiere called "Amazon Apocalypse."

[02/25/14 - 11:35 AM]
"American Idol XIII" Preshow "Idol Insider" to Air Mondays Exclusively Across Vevo
All season long, it will offer VIP access to everything from interviews with the judges, mentors and finalists to performances from former "Idols" and special guests.

[02/25/14 - 11:14 AM]
TNT's "Dallas" Season 3 Premiere Matches Season 2 Average, with 2.7 Million Viewers in Live + Same Day
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, February 24.

[02/25/14 - 10:34 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Featuring the Original Song "Black Roses," Performed by Clare Bowen
The song is available on iTunes and ABC.com/MusicLounge and featured on this week's all-new episode of "Nashville."

[02/25/14 - 10:29 AM]
TLC Freshman Series "90 Day Fiance" Ends Season with Highest Rated Episode Ever Among Households and All Key Demos
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 23.

[02/25/14 - 10:26 AM]
E! Scores in the Game of Love When "Eric & Jessie: Game On" Premieres Sunday, March 30 at 10:00PM ET/PT on E!
During season two, the parents-to-be will deal with several life-changing experiences.

[02/25/14 - 10:21 AM]
"Sabrina Secrets of a Teenage Witch" Set for Mid-Season Return on the Hub Network, March 15
The series makes it return with all-new episodes featuring voice star Ashley Tisdale as Sabrina.

[02/25/14 - 09:57 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Tops Monday in Adults 18-34
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 24.

[02/25/14 - 09:41 AM]
ABC Grows by 10% Week to Week and Delivers 6 of the Top 20 Non-Olympic Broadcasts in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 17-23.

[02/25/14 - 09:34 AM]
"2014 MTV Movie Awards" Kicks Off the Summer Blockbuster Season Live on Sunday, April 13 from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Pitting star against star in a super clash of the Popcorn, nominations will be announced on Thursday, March 6 and mark the start to fan voting at www.MovieAwards.MTV.com.

[02/25/14 - 08:57 AM]
"The Voice" Return Scores Its Highest Rating on Any Night of the Week Since Monday, September 30
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 24.

[02/25/14 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Grows Against the Season Opener of "The Voice"
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 24.

[02/25/14 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "The Blacklist" Return on Top for NBC
The latter returns up 24% among adults 18-49 from its last original on January 27.

[02/25/14 - 08:00 AM]
Lena Dunham to Host "SNL" on March 8 with Musical Guest The National
"SNL" returns March 1 with host Jim Parsons and musical guest Beck.

[02/25/14 - 07:49 AM]
A&E Premieres "Storage Wars" Season 5 and New Limited Series "Barry'd Treasure" March 18
"Barry'd Treasure" follows the exploits of Barry Weiss, the eccentric "collector" America fell in love with on "Storage Wars."

[02/25/14 - 07:48 AM]
Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce 2014 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Broadcast Team
The tournament will tip off Tuesday, March 18, and Wednesday, March 19, with the NCAA First Four(TM) on truTV presented by Northwest Mutual.

[02/25/14 - 07:32 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Broad City" for a Second Season
The second season of "Broad City" will consist of 10 episodes.

[02/25/14 - 07:20 AM]
Video: Season Premiere Sneak Peek - Couple Deals with Sharing Finances "Portlandia"-Style - Airs on IFC Thursday, Feb 27 at 10pm
Don't miss guest stars Vanessa Bayer, Kirsten Dunst and Kumail Nanjiani in the season premiere.

[02/25/14 - 06:54 AM]
Strong Post-Olympic Numbers for Fallon; Meyers Debuts with Top Monday "Late Night" Overnights in 9 Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, February 24.

[02/25/14 - 06:05 AM]
Cast and Creators of NBC's New Comedy "Undateable" Embark on Multi-City Stand-Up Comedy Promo Tour
Bill Lawrence, Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Ron Funches and Rick Glassman are all hitting the road on a multi-city, cross-country comedy tour.

[02/25/14 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Inks Deal with ITV and Catherine Bell to Bring Bell's "The Good Witch" to TV as an All-New Original Scripted Series Slated to Air Q1 2015
A seventh film in the franchise, "The Good Witch's Wonder" premieres on Hallmark Channel on October 25.

[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.







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Two Live-Action Hits "Bella and the Bulldogs" and "The Thundermans"
Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife, Pam Grier and Joe Morton Star in the Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Premiering April 25
The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal.

[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Junkies Take Off-the-Beaten Path and Brave Nature's Extreme Elements in Animal Planet's "100 Miles from Nowhere"
Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Acclaimed Actor Kal Penn Explore the Hidden Ways Information, Data and Maps Provide Insight Into the World Around Us... And Our Daily Lives
"The Big Picture with Kal Penn" launches Monday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Releases New, Darker Key Art for Continuation of "Outlander" Season One
The series returns with the remaining eight episodes from season one beginning on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
Eight New Episodes to Be Presented Over Four Days of "Tune in 4 What?!" Programming Event, March 26-29 on Disney Channel
Each episode in the "Tune In 4 What?!" event will be available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel the morning of its premiere.

[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
TNT Extends "Cold Justice" with Additional Spring & Summer Episodes, Plus Two New Justice Served Specials Hosted by John Walsh
The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.