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[02/28/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 28
Updates include: Dylan McDermott to lead Kevin Williamson's drama pilot at CBS; Max Brown to topline FOX's "Hieroglyph"; and Dean Winters among the latest bound for CBS's "Battle Creek."

[02/28/14 - 04:45 PM]
VH1 Cancels "Single Ladies," "Stevie TV"
The former's de facto swan song is set for Monday, March 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/28/14 - 03:50 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory" Claims Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Mob Wives: The Reunion," WE tv's "Mary Mary" and History's "Vikings."

[02/28/14 - 03:15 PM]
Comedy Central Live Reschedules "Broad City Live" Tour to November Due to "Broad City's" Second Season Renewal
Originally scheduled to kick off next month, the "Broad City Live" tour, produced by AEG Live, will now commence on November 4 in Cambridge, MA at The Sinclair and travel nationally to 18 cities.

[02/28/14 - 12:30 PM]
WE tv's "Mary Mary" Season Three Premiere Delivers Nearly One Million Total Viewers, Up +62% Over the Season Two Debut
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[02/28/14 - 12:05 PM]
History's "Vikings" Strikes Back in Season Two Premiere with 3.6 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[02/28/14 - 12:00 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" Makes Huge Presence at SXSW
The "Inside Late Night with Seth Meyers" convergence panel is set for Saturday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m. in Ballroom 18ABCD of the Austin Convention Center.

[02/28/14 - 11:41 AM]
Marlee Matlin of "Switched at Birth" and Jake T. Austin from "The Fosters" to Tweet Live with Fans During the East Coast Broadcasts of the ABC Family Series on Monday, March 3
They'll be up on @MarleeMatlin and @JakeTAustin during said telecasts.

[02/28/14 - 10:39 AM]
Wingsuit Jumper Joby Ogwyn Soars High Above Californian Desert in Preparation for Mt. Everest Summit Jump
In May, Discovery will broadcast the epic live event, titled "Everest Jump Live," in 224 countries and territories.

[02/28/14 - 10:35 AM]
GSN Honors Legendary Game Show Host Jim Lange with Marathon Tribute of Lange's Most Memorable Episodes, Airing Wednesday March 5th, from 8 AM - 12 Noon ET
Jim Lange passed away on Tuesday at the age of 81.

[02/28/14 - 10:07 AM]
USA Network to Premiere "Playing House" on Tuesday, April 29 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)
The series, starring and executive produced by Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham, is a single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together just when they need each other the most.

[02/28/14 - 10:04 AM]
"The Flash" First Image Revealed as Production Begins on New Pilot for The CW from Warner Bros. Television, Based Upon Characters Published by DC Comics
The costume for "The Flash" was designed by three-time Oscar(R) winner Colleen Atwood, who also designed the costume for "Arrow."

[02/28/14 - 10:02 AM]
CBS Is Bound for SXSW with Meet-And-Greets, Activities and Giveaways
"Friends with Better Lives," "Under the Dome" and "Extant" are among the featured promotions.

[02/28/14 - 10:01 AM]
ESPN to Mark "100 Days" to 2014 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday, March 4
A special one-hour edition of "ESPN FC" on TV, the soccer highlights, news and information program, will air Tuesday on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.

[02/28/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Two and a Half Men" and "The Crazy Ones" Both Grow in Their New Time Periods
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[02/28/14 - 09:28 AM]
While Chelsea Handler Is Away... Her Celebrity Guest Hosts Will Play
Look for Gabourey Sidibe, Khloé Kardashian and Mary McCormack to fill in on March 4-6.

[02/28/14 - 08:55 AM]
With Its First Telecast in Five Weeks, "Parenthood" Maintains Its 18-49 Rating from Its First Half-Hour to Its Second
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[02/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, ABC Both Pull in Front of FOX
The Eye's "The Big Bang Theory" tops the charts in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/28/14 - 08:27 AM]
"Grey's" and "Scandal" Return Up to Deliver a 4-Month High for ABC on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[02/28/14 - 08:05 AM]
VH1 Returns with More Pranks and Bigger Laughs in "40 Greatest Pranks 4"
The two-hour special - premiering Wednesday, March 5 - will include exclusive interviews with many of the pranksters and their victims along with tons of jaw-dropping and knee-slapping footage.

[02/28/14 - 07:45 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Hits Season Highs on Thursday and Ranks #1 in 3 of the Top 4 Markets
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[02/28/14 - 07:23 AM]
NBC's Late-Night Lineup Continues to Deliver Strong Results
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[02/28/14 - 07:17 AM]
Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Heads Back to the Lone Star State for a Full Week of Shows
Guests for the week of March 9-13 include Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Rogen, Dave Franco, Brandi Glanville, Sonja Morgan and Gabriel Mann.

[02/28/14 - 06:39 AM]
MTV News to Broadcast Live From the Oscars Red Carpet on MTV.com
MTV's Josh Horowitz and VH1's Kate Spencer will be on hand beginning from the moment the carpet opens on Sunday, March 2 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

[02/27/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 27
Updates include: Gina Rodriguez is "Jane the Virgin" for The CW; Tommy Dewey to lead "Mission Control" for NBC; and Joe Pantoliano to spend "More Time with Family" over at CBS.

[02/27/14 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for February 27
Next week, on Wednesday, March 5, the Top 12 will perform songs that speak to their "Home."

[02/27/14 - 03:38 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Demo Race Belongs to "Modern Family," "American Idol"
Plus: numbers for FX's "The Americans," Syfy's "Opposite Worlds" and Investigation Discovery's "House of Horrors: Kidnapped."

[02/27/14 - 01:41 PM]
Bravo Earns Highest-Rated February in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of February to date.

[02/27/14 - 01:36 PM]
Former U.S. Army Sergeant Brendan Marrocco, Double Arm Transplant Recipient, and His Surgeon, Dr. Andrew Lee, to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, March 3
In 2009, Sgt. Marrocco, a Staten Island, N.Y. native, was stationed in Iraq when the vehicle in which he was riding was hit by a roadside bomb.

[02/27/14 - 01:23 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Teams Up with Facebook
The takeover will showcase exclusive behind-the-scenes content that will include the preparations for "Live's After Oscar(R) Show."

[02/27/14 - 01:02 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominated Actress Taraji P. Henson to Host 14th Annual "Celebration of Gospel"
BET's annual gospel music special tapes Saturday, March 15 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles and will premiere on Sunday, April 6.

[02/27/14 - 12:52 PM]
MLB on FOX 2014 Is a Whole New Ballgame
This year begins a new eight-year, multiplatform media rights agreement that adds national cable and digital coverage to its portfolio, doubling regular season exposures.

[02/27/14 - 12:40 PM]
L+3 Update: "Tonight Show" Generates Big Sampling During Jimmy Fallon's Post-Olympic Debut Week, Scoring "Tonight's" Most-Watched Week in 22 Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 17-21.

[02/27/14 - 12:17 PM]
For the First Time on Television, The Hub Network and Awkward Family Photos Showcase Awkward Families from the Popular Website During "Awkward Family Movie Week," March 10-16
The Hub Network will broadcast a variety of funny family favorite movies showcasing some of the most awkward families ever captured on screen.

[02/27/14 - 12:16 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Make Special Appearance on NBC's Critically Acclaimed Comedy "Parks and Recreation"
Mrs. Obama's scene was filmed in late February in Miami where she celebrated investments in healthier out-of-school programs as part of her "Let's Move" initiative.

[02/27/14 - 11:53 AM]
National Geographic Channel Plays "The Numbers Game," Revealing How Science and Statistics May Hold the Keys to a Longer, Wealthier, More Exciting Life
The newcomer launches Monday, March 24 at 9:30/8:30c on the network.

[02/27/14 - 11:06 AM]
FX's "The Strain" Offers Transformation Station "Rejuvenation Pods" to SXSW Attendees, March 7 - 10
"The Strain" is a high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City.

[02/27/14 - 11:05 AM]
One of Hollywood's Most Popular Couples Balances Life, Love and Family When New Season of "Giuliana & Bill" Moves to E! Tuesday, April 1 at 8:00PM
In this all-new season, the couple is enjoying a busy life raising Duke and contemplating another child.

[02/27/14 - 10:36 AM]
Bills and Giants to Kick Off Preseason in 2014 NFL/Hall of Fame Game August 3 on NBC
The game will be played at Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio one day after the Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 is formally enshrined.

[02/27/14 - 10:30 AM]
truTV Searches for America's Next Great Car Designer In New Series "Motor City Masters," Hosted by Brooke Burns
The series is set to go into production the week of February 24 in Los Angeles, with plans to premiere on truTV this summer.

[02/27/14 - 10:19 AM]
"Gruden's QB Camp" Returns to ESPN This Spring for Fifth Season
Nine of the top quarterback prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft are scheduled to participate, including Johnny Manziel, A.J. McCarron and Teddy Bridgewater.

[02/27/14 - 10:14 AM]
Tennis' BNP Paribas Showdown Live from MSG on March 3
ESPN3 and ESPN2 will combine to present live the BNP Paribas Showdown 2014 from Madison Square Garden in New York on Monday, March 3, with two star-studded matches.

[02/27/14 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Confirms May 25 Debut for "The Normal Heart"
Directed by Ryan Murphy and written by Larry Kramer, the film stars Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons and Julia Roberts.

[02/27/14 - 10:01 AM]
Colleen Dominguez Joins FOX Sports
Based in Los Angeles, Dominguez joins FOX Sports after spending the last decade at ESPN.

[02/27/14 - 09:42 AM]
Marvel Entertainment Debuts First Television Special "Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe," Tuesday, March 18 on ABC
In this exclusive primetime documentary special, audiences will be taken further into the Marvel Cinematic Universe than ever before.

[02/27/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Survivor" Audience Grows Over Previous Spring and Fall Editions
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 26.

[02/27/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Amazing Race" and "Survivor" Exclusive Encores to Air on TVGN Starting March 1
New seasons of the two Emmy(R) Award-winning series premiered this week on the CBS Television Network.

[02/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Sets a Series Record in 18-49 and Delivers Its Best Total-Viewer Result Since the Show's Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 26.

[02/27/14 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Absent the Olympics, "Idol" Reclaims Top Spot
Plus: NBC's "Chicago PD" and "Law & Order: SVU" see double-digit growth from their pre-Winter Games numbers.

[02/27/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Wins Wednesday/"Mixology" Debut Earns Best Time Slot Numbers in 2-1/2 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 26.







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[09/30/14 - 02:53 PM]
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ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 02:18 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 02:04 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:22 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:02 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 01:01 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:59 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:14 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:13 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:08 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 11:53 AM]
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[09/30/14 - 11:23 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Four of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
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