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[03/21/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 21
Updates include: ABC Family pulls the plug on drama pilot "Alice in Arabia"; Alfre Woodard tapped as President in NBC's "State of Affairs"; and Lindsay Sloane cast in "The Odd Couple" at CBS.

[03/21/14 - 09:30 PM]
Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce Tip Times and Match-Ups for Third Round Games on Sunday, March 23
Exclusive live coverage continues with third round action on Saturday, March 22.

[03/21/14 - 04:42 PM]
Get Ready for "Bachelor in Paradise"
ABC has announced a brand-new series featuring the "Bachelor" stars you love, hate, and love to hate - all hoping for one more chance at love.

[03/21/14 - 03:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
Plus: numbers for FX's "Saint George," Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" and CMT's "Party Down South."

[03/21/14 - 12:44 PM]
USA Greenlights Two New Drama Series and Renews "White Collar" as It Continues to Expand Its Powerful Slate of Originals
The new additions include the Tom Ellis-led "Rush," from Jonathan Levine; and the Jason O'Mara-led "Complications," from Matt Nix.

[03/21/14 - 12:35 PM]
"Last Comic Standing" Returns to NBC May 22 with Judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters, Along with New Host JB Smoove
The series will regularly air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c on the Peacock.

[03/21/14 - 10:09 AM]
Spike TV Orders a Fourth Season of "Bar Rescue"
The new season - featuring 20 more episodes of the network's popular original series - will debut on Spike TV this fall.

[03/21/14 - 10:05 AM]
HBO Documentary Films to Release "The Case Against 8" in Theaters June 6
The film takes a riveting inside look at the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage.

[03/21/14 - 10:03 AM]
First Character-Look Image Revealed of Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, the Future Catwoman
Check out the latest image from FOX and Warner Bros. Television's upcoming drama "Gotham."

[03/21/14 - 10:02 AM]
Two Nights in a Row of Unprecedented Fun When "Shark Tank" Airs Back to Back Original Episodes
Look for original installments on Thursday, April 10 at 8:00/7:00c and Friday, April 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/21/14 - 09:16 AM]
"The Boondocks" Returns to Adult Swim for Fourth and Final Season
This season was produced without the involvement of Aaron McGruder, when a mutually agreeable production schedule could not be determined.

[03/21/14 - 08:55 AM]
"Community" Rises to Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since January 30
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 20.

[03/21/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dramas Snap CBS Win Streak in Demos
Coverage of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament's Second Round bumps the Eye to third place in adults 18-49.

[03/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday with "Scandal" and "Grey's" Growing Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 20.

[03/21/14 - 08:20 AM]
WE tv Orders New Seasons of Hit Shows "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited"
They'll be back for 26 and 10 new episodes, respectively, on the cable channel.

[03/21/14 - 08:08 AM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Scores Highest Overnight Rating for First Thursday of Tournament in 23 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 20.

[03/21/14 - 08:01 AM]
CMT Orders Second Season of "Party Down South" the Network's Highest-Rated Series Ever
Created and executive produced by SallyAnn Salsano and 495 Productions, the 13-episode second season will premiere Thursday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/21/14 - 07:56 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: Increasing Playback for "Resurrection" Drives Stronger Premiere Retention
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 16.

[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.







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[08/27/14 - 04:20 PM]
Video: Jim Jefferies - Official Trailer - Only on Netflix
Filmed during the Boston run of his recent stand up tour, Netflix and Jim Jefferies go "Bare" on August 29.

[08/27/14 - 02:34 PM]
Finale of "Pretty Little Liars" Is the Summer's #2 Most-Tweeted Drama/Comedy Telecast, Behind Only Its Summer Premiere
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 02:00 PM]
FX Isn't Clowning Around: Network Orders Zach Galifianakis Comedy Series "Baskets"
The network has ordered 10 episodes of Baskets and production will begin next year with the series scheduled to launch in 2016.

[08/27/14 - 01:39 PM]
John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Come Together for an All-New Episode of "CMT Crossroads"
Said special will air Friday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/27/14 - 01:00 PM]
"I (Heart) Nick Carter" Premieres Wednesday, September 10 at 10PM
The series will follow the most popular member of the Backstreet Boys and his bride-to-be Lauren as they chart the sometimes rocky path to "I Do."

[08/27/14 - 12:22 PM]
Iconic Houdini Posters Recreated with Adrien Brody Released
Said stunt is timed with the premiere of the mini-series on Monday, September 1 and 2 at 9:00/8:00c on History.

[08/27/14 - 12:02 PM]
Animal Planet Catches Celebrities When "Tanked" Returns with New Episodes on Friday, September 19
Shaquille O'Neal, Pete Rose, Mario Lopez, Wilmer Valderrama and Theresa Caputo are among those featured in the new season.

[08/27/14 - 11:46 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Scandalous New Series "Young, Hot & Crooked" Exposes Good Teens Gone Bad
The newcomer will launch with back-to-back episodes on Friday, September 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/27/14 - 11:01 AM]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to Make Her First Visit to CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, Sept. 3
Also featured that night is an interview with actress Kristen Wiig, star of the upcoming film "The Skeleton Twins," and a performance by musical guests The New Pornographers.

[08/27/14 - 10:13 AM]
TLC's "Breaking Amish" Is Brooklyn-Bound
Look for the new season on a new night beginning Thursday, September 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/27/14 - 09:53 AM]
Central Perk Opens in New York City to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Premiere of "Friends"
The fully functioning pop-up Central Perk coffee bar will be located at 199 Lafayette Street (at the corner of Broome Street) in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood.

[08/27/14 - 09:13 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" and "Squidbillies" Dominate With an Animation Doubleheader!
Look for both series on Sunday nights beginning September 21 at 11:30/10:30c.

[08/27/14 - 09:04 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on Monday, October 6 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Adding to the drama this season is a twist that will make finding the perfect match more challenging, as an eleventh girl will join the house as a double match for one of the guys.

[08/27/14 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on "Survivor"
The Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 29th season with a special 90-minute premiere, Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.