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[03/25/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 25
Updates include: James Lesure to join "Uncle Buck" at ABC; Adam Brody to lead comedy pilot at CBS; and Christopher McDonald rounds out the cast of FOX's "Fantasy Life."

[03/25/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 25
Next week, the first "American Idol," Kelly Clarkson, returns to mentor and perform on Wednesday, April 1.

[03/25/15 - 06:10 PM]
"Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R) Leads This Year's Nominations for BAFTA Television Craft Awards
The nominations were announced this morning by The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), which recognizes the very best behind-the-scenes talent working in television.

[03/25/15 - 03:32 PM]
OWN Delivers Most-Watched Night in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/25/15 - 02:12 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Spring Finale Soars to Over 1 Year Highs in Target Demos and Is Cable TV's #1 Most-Tweeted Telecast Year to Date
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/25/15 - 01:45 PM]
Emmy Award-Winning Producer Dick Wolf Hosts "Law & Order: SVU" Marathon Series on USA Network
As the host of the marathon, Wolf provides viewers with an intimate look at the most iconic episodes of the entire series, beginning Sunday, March 29 at 7/6c with four back-to-back episodes.

[03/25/15 - 01:18 PM]
Starz Offers Spring Free Preview of Starz and Encore Premium Channels for Select Cable, Satellite and Telco Distributors
Said stunt is timed to allow viewers to catch up on the first eight episodes of season one of "Outlander" before new episodes resume on April 4.

[03/25/15 - 01:09 PM]
"Auto Show Week" Returns to "Live with Kelly and Michael" March 30-April 3, 2015
The top morning show's annual series highlights some of the most sought-after rides in town.

[03/25/15 - 12:46 PM]
Meet the Sister Anne Frank Hardly Knew in "Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary" Premiering Saturday, April 18 at 10/9c on American Heroes Channel
The special sheds light on Anne's life and wartime experience through the incredible first-person story of the stepsister she hardly knew.

[03/25/15 - 11:51 AM]
Shock and Science Collide in the All-New Series, "Chaos Caught on Camera"
The 10-part series launches Monday, April 13 at 10:00/9:00c on Science Channel.

[03/25/15 - 11:45 AM]
NBC and Bear Grylls Conduct the Ultimate Test to Discover Whether Modern Man Still Has What It Takes to Survive in Six-Episode Adventure Series "The Island"
Can a man of today's world survive on a deserted island without the luxuries, or even the basics, of contemporary everyday life?

[03/25/15 - 11:30 AM]
New 30 for 30 "Sole Man" on Sonny Vaccaro to Air at 9 p.m. ET on April 16 on ESPN
"Sole Man," which focuses on former sports marketing executive Sonny Vaccaro, will debut on Grantland.com in six parts - one chapter per day - from April 6 through 10, with the final two chapters on the 10th.

[03/25/15 - 11:17 AM]
Rock Royalty Mother and Daughter Grace the UP Original Series "Shannon & Sophie"
The series explores the close, funny mother-daughter relationship of Shannon Tweed-Simmons, actress, model and wife of KISS legendary bassist/co-lead vocalist Gene Simmons, and their daughter Sophie Tweed-Simmons, an actress, singer and fashion designer.

[03/25/15 - 11:15 AM]
Sky Sports' Kate Abdo Named as Host for FIFA Women's World Cup(TM) 2015
Abdo anchors Sky Sports News in the UK and earlier this year hosted the FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich, during which she presented Cristiano Ronaldo his third award as the world's best player.

[03/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
"WatchIt with Kendra and Hank" Premieres Friday, March 27 at 9PM ET/PT with New Reactions Each Friday at 9PM ET/PT
Kendra and Hank will appear on screen in a picture-in-picture window for the entire encore - discussing what is happening on screen as the show unfolds.

[03/25/15 - 10:36 AM]
HBO to Wrap Up "Looking" with a Special
After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will present the final chapter of their journey as a special.

[03/25/15 - 10:24 AM]
2015 World Figure Skating Championships in Primetime This Sat. at 8 PM ET on NBC
Coverage continues Sunday, April 12, at 3 p.m. ET on NBC with the men's and pairs' competitions, as well as highlights from the ladies' and ice dance events.

[03/25/15 - 10:14 AM]
New Episodes of "Major Lazer" and "Axe Cop" Premiere on FXX's "Animation Domination" Beginning Thursday, April 16 at Midnight
The predecessor to FXX's programming block, "Animation Domination High-Def" or "ADHD," premiered on FOX in July 2013.

[03/25/15 - 10:06 AM]
Award-Winning Showtime(R) Drama Series "Masters of Sex" and "Ray Donovan" Sizzle This Summer with Premieres on July 12th
Both series will premiere on Sunday, July 12th at 9 p.m. ET/PT and 10 p.m. ET/PT, respectively, and each will have 12 one-hour episode seasons.

[03/25/15 - 09:50 AM]
IndyCar Series Season Opens on ABC from St. Petersburg
The 110-lap race will be run on a 14-turn, 1.8-mile temporary racing circuit that includes St. Petersburg city streets as well as part of an airport.

[03/25/15 - 09:04 AM]
Video: BBC America Trailer Reveals a Closer Look at Orphan Black's "Project Castor"
The network released today a trailer that reveals a closer look at the militaristic, identical-male clones that will wreak havoc on the sisterhood.

[03/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
ACM to Honor Seven Artists with 50th Anniversary Milestone Award April 19 on CBS
Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Reba, George Strait, Taylor Swift and Brooks & Dunn are among those selected.

[03/25/15 - 08:58 AM]
2015 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Finals Sees Significant Growth in Viewership and Digital Consumption
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, March 21.

[03/25/15 - 08:50 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 in Adults 18-49 and Virtually All Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/25/15 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Stakes Claim to Demo Crown with Originals
"NCIS: New Orleans" posts big gains from its previous original among adults 18-49.

[03/25/15 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Nearly Ties NBC's "The Voice"-Driven "Undateable" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/25/15 - 08:08 AM]
On the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Assassination, Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits a Moment That Forever Changed American History in "Lincoln's Last Day" Premiering Monday, April 13th at 8PM ET/PT
Through a rare collection of personal artifacts connected to the Lincoln assassination, the special unravels the movements of each player in the deadly plot.

[03/25/15 - 07:47 AM]
SundanceTV Original Non-Fiction Series "Behind the Story with the Paley Center" to Premiere Tuesday, April 7 at 8 PM ET/PT
The six-episode series will feature in-depth discussions with the stars, writers and producers of the biggest shows on TV today.

[03/25/15 - 07:26 AM]
Science Channel to Air Live Space Launch
Tune into the historic spacecraft launch scheduled for this Friday, March 27 at 3:35PM ET from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

[03/25/15 - 07:02 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New Original Programming and Orders Additional Episodes and Seasons of Its Popular Primetime Series
Highlights include a spin-off of "Iyanla: Fix My Life," featuring Jay Williams who says he fathered 34 children by 17 different women; and a revealing new docu-series starring reality TV star Evelyn Lozada.

[03/25/15 - 05:59 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights New Series "Death by Gossip with Wendy Williams"
Premiering in the fall of 2015, idle chitchat turns dark and dangerous as ID uncovers crimes fueled by rumors and sordid half-truths that lead to the ultimate betrayal... murder.

[03/24/15 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 24
Updates include: NBC halts production on its Monica Potter-led comedy pilot; Joseph Gilgun to play Cassidy in AMC's "Preacher"; and Chloe Sevigny is bound for "American Horror Story: Hotel."

[03/24/15 - 06:02 PM]
2015 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 13 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/24/15 - 06:01 PM]
2015 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/24/15 - 02:32 PM]
Van Halen to Perform Live in Concert on Hollywood Boulevard for "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Rare Television Appearance
The concert will broadcast over two nights, March 30 and March 31, on the late night talk show and marks Van Halen's first U.S. television performance with original lead singer David Lee Roth.

[03/24/15 - 02:13 PM]
TLC Orders Second Season of "Leah Remini: It's All Relative"
The series, produced for TLC by Gurney Productions and Leah Remini's No Seriously Productions, Inc., started filming 14 new episodes this month, and the network plans to premiere the season this summer.

[03/24/15 - 01:15 PM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "Make It Pop," New Musical Comedy Series, Monday, April 6, At 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
Viewers can catch a sneak peek of Make It Pop on Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m. and again on Friday, March 27, at 5 p.m.

[03/24/15 - 12:45 PM]
Turner Scores Three of Basic Cable's Top 6 Networks in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-49, With TBS, Adult Swim and TNT in the Mix
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of March 2-8.

[03/24/15 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Grows Its Comedy Slate by Greenlighting Original Series "Kevin from Work"
The series begins production in June and will premiere later this summer.

[03/24/15 - 11:21 AM]
Starz Adds the Infamous 'Blackbeard' to "Black Sails" Pirate Crew with Casting of Ray Stevenson for Series' Third Season
Starz also released a new behind-the-scenes 'first look' at season three which is currently in production in South Africa.

[03/24/15 - 10:35 AM]
Mark Ballas and Derek Hough Tackle Their First House Flip in HGTV's "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip"
The four-episode series will follow the multi-talented entertainers and first-time house flippers as they and their team of experts transform an outdated Los Angeles-area home into one of the best homes on the block.

[03/24/15 - 10:24 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Is Monday's No. 1 Late-Night Talker in Households
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/24/15 - 10:16 AM]
USA Network Hit Series "Suits" Reaches Season High in Key Demos
USA further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/24/15 - 10:06 AM]
Showtime(R) Invests in "Billions"
Starring Oscar nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe(R) winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, the series is a complex and contemporary drama about power politics in the New York world of high finance.

[03/24/15 - 10:02 AM]
Investigation Discovery Pits Acclaimed Prosecutor Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi Against "Superlawyer" Darren Kavinoky in Legal Showdown for New Series "Did He Do It?"
The six-part series launches Thursday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/24/15 - 09:48 AM]
"Live" Nearly Ties "Dr. Phil" as the Week's No. 1 Syndicated Talker in Households
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of March 9-13.

[03/24/15 - 09:30 AM]
"The X-Files" Returns to FOX - Emmy Award-Winning Pop Culture Phenomenon from Chris Carter Is Back as Six-Episode Event Series
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will re-inhabit their roles as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

[03/24/15 - 09:12 AM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Created by Armando Iannucci and Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Its Fourth Season April 12
Recurring guest stars on the new season include Patton Oswalt, Sarah Sutherland and Hugh Laurie.

[03/24/15 - 09:12 AM]
Sixteen Memorable Contestants Return for More Mayhem and Another Chance at Culinary Victory in "Cutthroat Kitchen: Evilicious"
The five-episode stunt begins Sunday, April 19 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[03/24/15 - 09:10 AM]
Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe(R)-Nominated Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns for Its Ten-Episode Second Season April 12 on HBO
New guest stars this season include Chris Diamantopoulos as Russ Hanneman and Alice Wetterlund as Carla.







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[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
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[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
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