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[03/06/14 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 6
Updates include: Bebe Neuwirth among the latest cast in CBS's "Madam Secretary"; Spencer Grammer bound for ABC's "Saint Francis"; and Isaiah Washington to return for Sandra Oh's "Grey's Anatomy" farewell.

[03/06/14 - 09:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 6
Plus: next week Harry Connick, Jr. to perform a medley and singer/songwriter Mali Music also will perform.

[03/06/14 - 04:00 PM]
"Archer" Receives Additional Two-Season Order from FX
The cable channel has ordered 13 episodes for each of the series' sixth and seventh seasons.

[03/06/14 - 03:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family" Tops Demos, "Criminal Minds" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Bring It!," Syfy's "Weird or What?" and Bravo's "Flipping Out."

[03/06/14 - 02:19 PM]
Bravo Media Promotes Three Executives in Development and Production
Lara Spotts has been named Senior Vice President of Development, while both Jenn Levy and Kathleen French have been upped to Senior Vice President of Production.

[03/06/14 - 01:57 PM]
TBS Renews Bill Lawrence Comedy "Ground Floor," Starring Skylar Astin, Briga Heelan and John C. McGinley
The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes for the second season, which is slated to begin in late 2014.

[03/06/14 - 01:22 PM]
"Dateline" Network Exclusive Interview with Parents of Skylar Neese on Friday, March 7
In July 2012, 16-year-old Neese disappeared into the night and never returned home.

[03/06/14 - 01:18 PM]
MTV and Ellie Goulding Team Up for Worldwide Premiere of Music Video "Beating Heart" the Single from Summit Entertainment's Divergent on Tuesday, March 11 at 7:53 P.M. ET on MTV
"Divergent" will be released in theatres and IMAX nationwide by Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate company, on Friday, March 21.

[03/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
E! Announces the Network's First Original Scripted Series "The Royals"
Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Alexandra Park and Vincent Regan star in the drama, from creator Mark Schwahn.

[03/06/14 - 12:44 PM]
@ESPNTennis: Expanded Coverage from Indian Wells, Key Biscayne
In March, the ATP and WTA schedules focus on two events that draw top fields - the BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells, CA, and the Sony Open Tennis from Key Biscayne, FL.

[03/06/14 - 12:24 PM]
L+3 Update: "Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Deliver Strong Results for the Feb. 24-28 Week
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 24-28.

[03/06/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT and TBS Bringing "Falling Skies," "Legends," "The Last Ship" and "The Pete Holmes Show" to SXSW
On Monday, March 10, the networks will stage two panels during the annual music, film and interactive conference and festival held in Austin, Texas.

[03/06/14 - 11:53 AM]
CBS Newsman Bill Whitaker Named a "60 Minutes" Correspondent
Whitaker, an Emmy-winner, has covered virtually all of the major news stories in the West since he was posted to Los Angeles in 1992.

[03/06/14 - 11:44 AM]
NBCUniversal's Coverage of 2014 Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, Propels "TV Everywhere" Forward
During the 18 days of the Sochi Olympics, NBCOlympics.com, the mobile site and the apps delivered unprecedented traffic, consumption and engagement.

[03/06/14 - 11:35 AM]
Tenth Anniversary "Deadwood" Marathon on HBO Zone March 15-16
HBO Zone will present a marathon of the show, running all 36 episodes back-to-back beginning Saturday, March 15 at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT).

[03/06/14 - 11:21 AM]
Bilas, Shulman and Vitale to Call Final Four Games for ESPN International
National Semifinal action will take place Saturday, April 5 beginning at 6 p.m. ET, while the National Championship will be held Monday, April 7.

[03/06/14 - 11:01 AM]
Video: Starz Introduces New Characters in All New Video Featurette from "Da Vinci's Demons" Season Two, Returning on March 22nd
Carolina Guerra, Matthew Marsh, Kieran Bew and Lee Boardman are among the additions for the show's sophomore run.

[03/06/14 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week by Double Digits in Late-Night in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 24-28.

[03/06/14 - 10:12 AM]
Starz and BBC Co-Produce the New Original Limited Drama Series "The Missing" from Writers Harry and Jack Williams
Filming has begun on the eight-episode run in Brussels, Belgium with James Nesbitt, Frances O' Connor and Tcheky Karyo in the lead roles.

[03/06/14 - 10:03 AM]
"Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes," In-Depth Documentary About the Making of His Latest Album, Debuts April 4 on HBO
The film features rare behind-the-scenes studio and rehearsal segments, exclusive E Street Band tour footage and revealing interviews with Springsteen.

[03/06/14 - 10:01 AM]
Street League Skateboarding Partners with FOX Sports
The partnership includes live broadcasts of the world's premier skateboarding contest series on FOX Sports 1 and global distribution through the FOX family of networks.

[03/06/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Is Wednesday's Most Watched Program; Closest Ever to "American Idol" in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 5.

[03/06/14 - 09:42 AM]
Dan Stevens ("Downton Abbey") to Narrate the New Special, "Once Upon a Time: Wicked is Coming," Airing Sunday, March 9
The special features interviews with the cast and executive producers Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz.

[03/06/14 - 09:03 AM]
Charter Customers Can Now Access Showtime Anytime(R) on Their Computer, Tablet, Phone and Roku(R) Players
The offering enables subscribers free, unlimited on demand access to hundreds of hours of the network's programming, as well as the live broadcast of both the East and West Coast feeds.

[03/06/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Regular Show" Has a Special Daylight Saving Time Themed Episode Premiering Monday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network
Watch all the fun and high jinks Mordecai and Rigby encounter as they attempt to reset all the clocks in the park for daylight saving time.

[03/06/14 - 09:00 AM]
Performers Announced for the "49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, April 6
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban and The Band Perry are among those scheduled to perform.

[03/06/14 - 08:48 AM]
The Second Season of Sundance TV's Critically-Acclaimed Original Scripted Drama "Rectify" Will Premiere on Thursday, June 19th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The series is created and written by Ray McKinnon and executive produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein.

[03/06/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Revolution" Matches Its Prior Two 18-49 Ratings and Was Up Week to Week in Total Viewers by 3%
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 5.

[03/06/14 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Hold Onto the Top Spot
Plus: ABC's "Nashville" and "Suburgatory" post double-digit gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[03/06/14 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesdays #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 5.

[03/06/14 - 08:19 AM]
There Are Monsters in Them Thar Hills! Destination America's "Mountain Monsters" Is Back for a Beastly Second Season
The show's sophomore run of 14 episodes is due on Friday, April 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/06/14 - 08:17 AM]
VH1 "Couples Therapy" Heads Into Finale with Most Popular Season to Date
VH1 spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/06/14 - 08:10 AM]
CMT Unveils Additions to "Next Women Of Country" Franchise: Angaleena Presley, Lindsay Ell, Lucy Hale, Natalie Stovall and The Drive and Nikki Lane Join List of Female Power Vocalists
Since the campaign launched in January 2013, several alumnae - Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Cassadee Pope and Ashley Monroe included - found success ranging from commercial and critical acclaim.

[03/06/14 - 08:03 AM]
"Flip or Flop" Returns for Sophomore Season on HGTV
The series is back for the first of 13 new episodes on Tuesday, April 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/06/14 - 07:35 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Live from Daytona Supercross
Live coverage of Daytona Supercross by Honda begins Saturday, March 8 (7:30PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

[03/06/14 - 07:29 AM]
VH1 Rules the Airwaves with the Series Premiere of "This Is Hot 97" on Monday, March 31 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The series is a 30-minute unscripted series that gives viewers a comedic look inside this iconic radio brand.

[03/06/14 - 07:13 AM]
ESPN's Draft Academy Debuts April 22
Capturing behind-the-scenes moments on and off the field, Draft Academy will chronicle how NFL hopefuls train and prepare for the NFL Scouting Combine, their individual Pro Days, and ultimately, the 2014 NFL Draft.

[03/06/14 - 07:06 AM]
WIGS Partners with The Black List to Find New Series Writers
The initiative will solicit teleplays to be evaluated by its community of industry professionals and readers, sharing with WIGS a short list of five writers for consideration for a digital series script deal.

[03/06/14 - 07:03 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Kroll Show" for a Third Season
"I could not be more excited to begin shooting season three of 'Kroll Show,' added Kroll. "I have already booked my tickets for South Africa!"

[03/06/14 - 06:00 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Will Come to Life in First-of-Its-Kind Mobile Game Developed by Next Games and AMC
The mobile game will be the first time players see this iconic show come to life through gameplay exclusively developed for smartphones and tablet devices.

[03/06/14 - 04:00 AM]
Con-Men, Comedians, Hobbits, Party Animals, Tributes and More Battle It Out for Cinematic Supremacy Live at the "2014 MTV Movie Awards"
Hosted by Emmy Award winning comedian and late night host, Conan O'Brien, the show will broadcast live on Sunday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/05/14 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 5
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to lead latest "CSI" spin-off at CBS; Diogo Morgado cast in The CW's "The Messengers"; and Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Hutton board ABC's "American Crime."

[03/05/14 - 06:19 PM]
Actress Lindsay Lohan to Guest Star on "2 Broke Girls" April 14
She will play Claire Guinness, a soon-to-be-bride who asks Max and Caroline to make her wedding cake.

[03/05/14 - 03:54 PM]
"Little Couple," Record-Breaking Ratings
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 4.

[03/05/14 - 03:31 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "About a Boy" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for BET's "The Game," TLC's "The Little Couple" and Syfy's "Carvers."

[03/05/14 - 01:58 PM]
El Rey Network Casts Gabriel Luna as Lead in Kurtzman/Orci Original, "Matador"
Nicky Whelan and Neil Hopkins have also been cast in the series which starts production later this month and is set for a July premiere.

[03/05/14 - 01:48 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Fifth Annual "Top Teacher Week"
The series will honor teachers from across the country for making their schools better, and for their service and commitment to their students and communities.

[03/05/14 - 01:00 PM]
Nominations Announced for the "American Comedy Awards," Airing May 15 on NBC
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Modern Family," "Parks and Recreation," "Saturday Night Live" and "Veep" are all up for Best Comedy Series.

[03/05/14 - 12:15 PM]
Fuse Counts Down "100 Most Award-Winning Artists"
Award-winners Nelly, Jack Antonoff and Cody Simpson host the 10-hour countdown filled with artists who have been honored at the Grammys, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Brit Awards, and even the Oscars.

[03/05/14 - 12:14 PM]
"Facts of Life" Stars Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields Reunite in "For Better or For Worse" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Fall 2014
Antonio Cupo also stars in the project, an adaptation of the bestselling novel for the same name by Diann Hunt.







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[01/26/15 - 12:42 PM]
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History spins the numbers for Sunday, January 25.

[01/26/15 - 12:35 PM]
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[01/26/15 - 10:50 AM]
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[01/26/15 - 10:48 AM]
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[01/26/15 - 10:04 AM]
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This marks the first new episodes of the series since 2007.

[01/26/15 - 10:02 AM]
Donald Trump to Announce Winner of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" on Live Two-Hour Telecast, Monday, Feb. 16 at 8 P.M.
Plus: look for "The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails" on Monday, February 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/26/15 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/26/15 - 09:45 AM]
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Other episodes of "The Jinx" debut subsequent Sundays at the same time through March 15.

[01/26/15 - 09:11 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's Fully Inflated "Fish Bowl II" Set for Super Bowl Sunday
This year Goldie is taking her show on the road, heading to a farm with a clownfish friend to visit some of Dr. Pol's closest animal pals.

[01/26/15 - 09:02 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Perform Special "Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight" Feb. 1 on NBC
"I'm so honored to again be a part of the Super Bowl, this time joining NBC Sports in helping kick everything off! I can't wait to watch the game!" said Underwood.

[01/26/15 - 09:01 AM]
Will Ferrell & Kevin Hart to Appear & Ariana Grande to Perform Live on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Feb. 1 Post-Super Bowl Show
Michael Keaton, Gwen Stefani, Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Young, Vin Diesel, Carl Reiner, Will Smith, Rosamund Pike and Jack White are among the scheduled guests to follow that week.

[01/26/15 - 09:01 AM]
The "50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Will Be Extended by a Half-Hour in Celebration of Its Golden Anniversary, Sunday, April 19 on CBS
As previously announced, ACM Award winners Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return to co-host this super-sized night of incredible country music performances.

[01/26/15 - 08:48 AM]
"The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant" Earned the Event's Top 18-49 Score Since August 23, 2009 and Was the Most-Watched Since July 23, 2006
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 25.

[01/26/15 - 08:35 AM]
School's Out for Ten Skilled Cooks Battling for Grand Prize in New Food Network Series "All-Star Academy"
Ted Allen hosts the series with Bobby Flay, Alex Guarnaschelli, Curtis Stone and Michael Symon serving as judges.

[01/26/15 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Miss Universe Pageant" Powers NBC to Demo Victory
Plus: CBS leads the night among total viewers.