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[03/20/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 20
Updates include: HBO in talks for a revival of Lisa Kudrow-led "The Comeback"; Tracey Ullman cast in "Good Session" at CBS; and Eric André among those bound for FX's "Man Seeking Woman."

[03/20/14 - 10:19 PM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times and Match-Ups for Third Round Games on Saturday, March 22
Exclusive live coverage continues with second round action on Friday, March 21.

[03/20/14 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 20
Plus: Grammy Award-nominated pop star Janelle Monáe will perform her new single, "What Is Love," on the next results show.

[03/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "CSI," "Survivor"
Plus: numbers for TBS's "Deal with It," Comedy Central's "Broad City" and Bravo's "Flipping Out."

[03/20/14 - 01:43 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Returns with More Arboreal Masterpieces on May 30
Plus: look for "Redwood Kings," which uncovers the artistry that goes into turning ancient reclaimed redwood trees into creative works of art, in July.

[03/20/14 - 01:08 PM]
Disney Channel Stars Swap Shows During "What the What?!?" Guest-Star Weekend
"Jessie," "Dog With A Blog," "Liv and Maddie," "I Didn't Do It" and "Austin & Ally" are among the participating series.

[03/20/14 - 12:27 PM]
"Raiders of Rock" Seek Historical Music Memorabilia When the All-New Series Premieres Tuesday, April 1 on CMT
In this 10-episode series, collectors Robert Reynolds and Stephen Shutts track down some of music history's most personal and valuable items.

[03/20/14 - 11:43 AM]
TV's #1 Drama of Summer 2013 - "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" - to Commence Production on Season 2
Look for the show's sophomore run to begin on Sunday, July 20 at 8:00/7:00c on Hallmark Channel.

[03/20/14 - 11:37 AM]
Elaine Bauer Brooks Named Executive Vice President of Development at CBS Television Distribution
Bauer Brooks joins CTD from The Style Network, where she most recently served as Executive Producer on the network's Fashion Week programming.

[03/20/14 - 11:18 AM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Tips Off with Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed NCAA First Four(TM) Ever
truTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 19.

[03/20/14 - 10:36 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie Formerly Known as "A Lesson in Love," Starring Kristy Swanson, Will Now Be Called "A Lesson in Romance"
The film premieres Saturday, April 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/20/14 - 10:30 AM]
Adult Swim Renews "Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell" for Second Season
The show stars Matt Servitto as "Satan," Henry Zebrowski as "Gary," and Craig Rowin as "Claude."

[03/20/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN to Cover Entire 2014 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Championship
On Thursday, April 10, ESPN2 will televise the Frozen Four semifinals and on Saturday, April 12, ESPN will televise the Frozen Four Championship Game.

[03/20/14 - 10:02 AM]
First Character-Look Image Revealed of Donal Logue as Gotham City Detective Harvey Bullock
Check out the next character-look reveal tomorrow (Friday, March 21) on the "Gotham" social media pages.

[03/20/14 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
Highlights include the three-hour "Survivor" finale on Wednesday, May 21.

[03/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
Set Sail on the Caribbean Sea with the Official "MasterChef" Cruise!
Passengers will experience exclusive show-inspired culinary events, specifically designed for the cruise and produced by Life Journeys Inc.

[03/20/14 - 09:28 AM]
"Survivor" Sweeps Time Period; Ahead of "American Idol" in Viewers and Wins in Adults 18-49 for Second Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 19.

[03/20/14 - 09:26 AM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Created by Armando Iannucci and Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Third Season April 6
Guest stars on the new season include Gary Cole, Kathy Najimy and Zach Woods.

[03/20/14 - 09:25 AM]
E! Special to Give Viewers a Major Case of "Closet Envy"
Alicia Quarles and Orly Shani host the special, airing Tuesday, March 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/20/14 - 09:03 AM]
Crackle Hit Original Series "Chosen" Premieres Season Three on April 15
Chad Michael Murray, Sarah Roemer and Brandon Routh co-star alongside new addition Rose McGowan.

[03/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
Country Music Legend Merle Haggard to Be Honored with the Crystal Milestone Award at the "49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," To Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, April 6
Haggard became the ACM's first Entertainer of the Year when the award was presented in 1970.

[03/20/14 - 08:58 AM]
IFC Expands Comedy Slate with New Series from Fred Armisen, Bill Hader & Seth Meyers
Returning series include "Comedy Bang! Bang!" and "The Birthday Boys."

[03/20/14 - 08:35 AM]
Discovery Channel Names NBC News' Willie Geist as Host of "Everest Jump Live" Airing in May with the Weather Channel's Jim Cantore as Chief Meteorologist
The special will broadcast live on the Discovery Channel in 224 countries and territories in May and is produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions.

[03/20/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Retaines 93% of Its 18-49 Lead-In from "SVU" and Is Up Versus Lead-In in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 19.

[03/20/14 - 08:34 AM]
MTV's Original Groundbreaking Docu-Series Spotlighting the Challenges of Teen Pregnancy and Parenthood "16 and Pregnant" Returns on Tuesday, April 29 at 11PM ET/PT
MTV's shows about teen pregnancy and parenthood led to a 5.7% reduction in teen births – or about one-third of the decline in teen births since June 2009.

[03/20/14 - 08:31 AM]
"The 100" Premiere Rockets to Time Period Best Since 2010
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 19.

[03/20/14 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX
Plus: newcomer "The 100" builds on its lead-in "Arrow" last night for The CW.

[03/20/14 - 08:21 AM]
Highly Anticipated ICC World Twenty20 Match between India vs. Pakistan Live on ESPN3 in the U.S. Tomorrow
The multi-screen sports network will also carry studio programming from ESPN Caribbean in between matches as well as a 30-minute wrap and highlight show hosted by Barry Wilkinson and Colin Croft.

[03/20/14 - 08:08 AM]
Former Buccaneers General Manager Mark Dominik Joins ESPN's "NFL Insiders"
Hosted by Suzy Kolber, other regulars include Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen, Bill Polian, Ed Werder and Louis Riddick.

[03/20/14 - 07:42 AM]
Up for the 3rd Straight Week, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to Its Best Numbers Since November
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 10-14.

[03/20/14 - 06:59 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Tops "Late Show" and "Kimmel" Combined in 18-49 Nielsens for the Week of March 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 10-14.

[03/20/14 - 06:10 AM]
Investigation Discovery's M. William Phelps Uncovers Exclusive Information Behind the True Evil of Serial Killer Israel Keyes in Two-Hour Special Kicking Off New Season of "Dark Minds"
Season three of the series kicks off on Wednesday, April 2 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[03/19/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 19
Updates include: Sony Pictures Television to revive "Powers" for PlayStation Network; Maggie Q to lead Kevin Williamson's drama at CBS; and Sharon Gless joins ABC's "Saint Francis."

[03/19/14 - 05:16 PM]
NBC Renews Dramas "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D." and "Grimm" for 2014-15 Season
The network previously picked up "The Blacklist" (season 2) "Parks and Recreation" (season 7), "The Voice" (season 7) and "Celebrity Apprentice" (season 14).

[03/19/14 - 03:07 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Continues Its Demo Reign
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Barry'd Treasure," Syfy's "Foxy and Co." and USA's "Chrisley Knows Best."

[03/19/14 - 01:59 PM]
CMT Reveals Why America Is "F'n" Awesome with the New Countdown Show "FNA USA" Premiering Thursday, April 10 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Each episode will combine funny, outrageous and sometimes frightening viral videos with user-generated clips to show why America is No. 1.

[03/19/14 - 01:47 PM]
With Season Highs, ABC Family's Spring Finale of "Pretty Little Liars" is TV's #1 Most-Tweeted Series Telecast of 2014 and #4 Overall
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 18.

[03/19/14 - 01:32 PM]
truTV Invites Viewers to Crack a Combination for a Chance at Prizes During Episodes of "The Safecrackers," Premiering March 24
The fascinating pair of Alabama locksmiths at the center of the show won't be the only ones on the hunt for hidden treasures.

[03/19/14 - 01:31 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Locks in Finale Dates for the 2013-14 Season
Said dates range from "The Following" on Monday, April 28 to "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" on Sunday, June 8.

[03/19/14 - 12:36 PM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" to Make Exclusive Broadcast Television Debut
Two episodes from previously aired seasons of "The Walking Dead" will be presented on a designated weeknight on MyNetworkTV.

[03/19/14 - 12:22 PM]
Billy Crystal Returns to Series Television in FX's "The Comedians"
Josh Gad also stars in the series, from co-creators Larry Charles, Matt Nix, Ben Wexler and Billy Crystal.

[03/19/14 - 12:00 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns with Three Back to Back Shows Starting March 29
Anna Kendrick (April 5) and Seth Rogen (April 12) are on tap alongside the previously announced Louis C.K. (March 29).

[03/19/14 - 11:50 AM]
Hollywood's Biggest Stars to Make Their Debut Appearance as Presenters at "Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards"
Andy Samberg, Will Arnett, Michael Strahan, Jim Parsons, Kristen Bell, Debby Ryan, Chris Evans and WWE Divas Brie and Nikki Bella are among those on tap.

[03/19/14 - 11:40 AM]
TV Land Orders Pilot of Web Hit "Teachers," To Be Executive Produced by "Community" Star Alison Brie
Co-stars Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O'Brien and Katie Thomas are all signed on to reprise their roles.

[03/19/14 - 11:14 AM]
The "Cat Daddy" Leaves Claw Marks in New Cities During Upcoming Season of Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell"
Jackson Galaxy is back with the first of 16 new episodes on Saturday, April 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/19/14 - 11:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Stacks Its Summer Sundays with "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex"
Look for the new seasons of both series back-to-back beginning Sunday, July 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/19/14 - 10:58 AM]
Victor Garber and Sonya Walger Join Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's "Power" on Starz
He'll play Simon Stern, a renowned club owner and events guru who has the exact successful, legitimate lifestyle James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) covets.

[03/19/14 - 10:29 AM]
Destination America's Smokin' Hot Series "BBQ Pitmasters" Is Back with a New Judge on April 12
The latest installment gets a jump on summer and introduces fresh meat when favorite contestant, Moe Cason joins Myron Mixon and Tuffy Stone at the judge's table.

[03/19/14 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Announces Finale Dates for the 2013-14 Season
Highlights include a two-hour "Once Upon a Time" finale on Sunday, May 11 and a one-hour "The Middle" finale on Wednesday, May 21.

[03/19/14 - 09:23 AM]
CBS Wins the Night in Viewers - "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Person Of Interest" Grow
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 18.







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[07/21/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words," A Revealing Profile of the Former President, Debuts Aug. 4 on HBO
The film is presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of his resignation and features excerpts from his secretly recorded his private conversations.

[07/21/14 - 12:38 PM]
Zap! Pow! Bang! Comedy Central(R) Hits San Diego Comic-Con with Multiple Fan Events
Said offering start with back-to-back panels as Comedy Central Presents "Key & Peele" and Introduces "Moonbeam City" on Thursday, July 24.

[07/21/14 - 11:44 AM]
Velocity's All-New Series "Garage Squad" Helps America Rebuild and Restore Their Favorite Dream Cars
Hosted by Bruno Massel and Lauren Bohlander, the series comes to the rescue of people whose automotive projects have come to a dead end.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Bleachers Named VH1's August You Oughta Know Artist
Bleachers will benefit from significant cross-platform promotion via frequent music video plays, a custom promo spot, interview on VH1's music-oriented Tuner blog, VH1's Top 20 Countdown, and much more.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Academy Award Winner(R) Adrien Brody Stars in "Houdini" - Two-Night Miniseries-Event Premieres September 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on History(R)
Joining Brody is Kristen Connolly as Bess Houdini, the love of Harry's life and right hand when it came to some of his most amazing feats.

[07/21/14 - 11:22 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's No. 1 Series "The Incredible Dr. Pol" Returns Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 9 PM ET/PT
Additionally, his new book, "Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow," hits the stands August 18, chronicling his life from childhood in the Netherlands up to the local hero he is today.

[07/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
Tia Maggini Joins Lifetime as Vice President, Original Movies
Most recently, Maggini was Vice President of Television for Josephson Entertainment in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for managing all areas of television development on behalf of the company.

[07/21/14 - 10:48 AM]
Homeowners Smash Their Way to Spectacular Renovations on DIY Network's "Sledgehammer"
The series features homeowners who think they're trying out for a home improvement show, but instead get a surprise visit from Jason Cameron who promises to fix any room they can completely demolish in 30 minutes.

[07/21/14 - 10:47 AM]
Six New Ways to Celebrate Shark Week 2014
Building upon last year's 11 shark-filled specials, a whopping 13 hours of new programming coupled with the live late-night talk show "Shark After Dark" will air beginning August 10.

[07/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
Country Rocks Your Summer on "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, August 5 on the ABC Television Network
Adding their chops and charm to the special are Luke Bryan, Eric Church with special guest Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Lady Antebellum, and Blake Shelton with special guest Gwen Sebastian.

[07/21/14 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7-Day Playback for the Premiere Episode of "Under the Dome" Tops Last Summer's L+7 Series Premiere
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, June 30.

[07/21/14 - 10:29 AM]
FXX to Air Longest Running Marathon in TV History with "The Simpsons"
For 24 hours a day, over the course of the 12 days, FXX will air 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" (through Season 25) as well as "The Simpsons Movie" (airing after episode 400), in chronological order.

[07/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
Bernadette Peters to Guest Star in Bravo Media's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Peters will play Lyla's (Janeane Garofalo) mother Annie, who comes to town to help her with the kids.

[07/21/14 - 10:17 AM]
He'll Be Back - "Louie" Picked Up by FX for Fifth Season
The seven-episode new season from Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Star/Director/Editor Louis C.K. will premiere in Spring 2015.

[07/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Aw, Geez, FX Is Going Back to "Fargo"
The new chapter of the "Fargo" story will feature an all-new cast of characters, a new time period and a new "true crime" story that will unfold over the course of 10 episodes.