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[03/09/09 - 10:03 PM]
ABC Announced Two New Celebrity Contestants Live on "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, March 9
"The Bachelor's" Melissa Rycroft and "The Girls Next Door's" Holly Madison took over for "fallen stars" Nancy O'Dell and Jewel.

[03/09/09 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 9
Updates include: Ashlee Simpson-Wentz reports to The CW's "Melrose Place"; A&E orders "Runaway Squad" to series; and the latest wave of casting news.

[03/09/09 - 02:41 PM]
Sundance Channel to Launch Season 3 of the Green with Multiplatform Initiative Dedicated to Eco Programming
Upcoming debuts include "Eco Trip: The Real Cost of Living," "Carbon Cops," "The Lazy Environmentalist" and "Is Your House Killing You?"

[03/09/09 - 02:25 PM]
Michael J. FOX Returns to ABC to Explore Optimism and Hope on the ABC Special, "Michael J. FOX: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist," Airing Thursday, May 7
"For everything this disease has taken, something with greater value has been given," Fox says.

[03/09/09 - 02:22 PM]
New Lovers, New Lies, and Old Secrets on BBC America
The second season of "Mistresses" will premiere Friday, April 3, one week after its freshman run concludes.

[03/09/09 - 12:54 PM]
Soapnet Announces a New Special, an Acquisition, Movie Packages and Development Slate
"Holidate," "Mother/Daughter Project," "Julia's Tango" and "Santa Monica" are among the cable channel's projects in the works.

[03/09/09 - 11:31 AM]
'The Ultimate Fighter: United States VS. United Kingdom,' Premieres April 1
UFC stars Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson will host the new season.

[03/09/09 - 11:25 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 8.

[03/09/09 - 11:24 AM]
Devils Due Publishing & CBS Consumer Products Give New Life to Fan-Favorite TV Series Jericho with New Comic Book Series
The comic book series will pick up where the television program left off, answering many questions for its passionate fans.

[03/09/09 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Stands as Sunday's No. 1 Net for the 4th Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 8.

[03/09/09 - 08:51 AM]
Sound the Sirens! Comedy Central's(R) "Reno 911!" Returns for a Sixth Season with Two New Cast Members Premiering Wednesday, April 1 at 10:30 P.M.
Guest stars this season include Carmen Electra, George Lopez, Patton Oswalt, Nick Swardson, Rachael Harris, Aziz Ansari, Matt Besser, Rob Huebel, Jay Johnston, AD Miles, Scott Thompson and Matt Walsh.

[03/09/09 - 08:38 AM]
Everyone's Favorite Southern Gals Are Coming Back and Joined by a New Housewife on the Second Season of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Kandi Burruss will join the cast for the new season, which is currently in production.

[03/09/09 - 08:26 AM]
Animal Planet Announces Search for 2009 Hero of the Year
The winner will be recognized on-air and will receive a trip for two to a destination that supports their animal welfare passion.

[03/09/09 - 08:06 AM]
USA Network Announces Character Project, an Artistic Initiative to Celebrate the Changing Face of America Today
The project is "an ongoing artistic initiative to celebrate the extraordinary people, from all walks of life, who make this country unique."

[03/09/09 - 06:17 AM]
Sheila E. Named the Season Three Winner of CMT's "Gone Country"
The winning single, produced by John Rich, will go out via the CMT Radio Network on Monday, March 9.

[03/09/09 - 06:01 AM]
TLC Makes Room at the Table for the Hayes Family
The new series TABLE FOR 12 premieres Monday, March 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/09/09 - 12:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "V" (ABC, Script)

[03/09/09 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "Dancing with the Stars" Host Tom Bergeron

[03/06/09 - 06:39 PM]
More Shows In/Out at Discovery Networks; Spike to Wrap "Cowboy" on Wednesdays
Among the changes: Discovery Channel's "The Detonators" and Animal Planet's "Dark Days in Monkey City" have both been given the hook.

[03/06/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 6
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels "Chocolate News"; ABC adds "Pulling" to comedy pilot roster; and a huge wave of casting news.

[03/06/09 - 06:29 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Caprica" (Sci Fi)

[03/06/09 - 10:36 AM]
Csi, Featuring Guest Star Taylor Swift, Delivers Nearly 21 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[03/06/09 - 10:14 AM]
Daniel Tosh Is Taking on the World Wide Web; Comedy Central(R) Greenlights 'TosH.0'
"Tosh.0" is slated to begin production immediately and is scheduled to premiere in June.

[03/06/09 - 08:16 AM]
Animal Planet Follows the Wildlife of America's Most Extraordinary Wilderness in Breathtaking New Documentary Yellowstone: Battle for Life
The documentary premieres Sunday, March 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/06/09 - 07:48 AM]
A&E Network Presents the New Unscripted Series "Tattoo Highway" Following Renowned Artist Thomas Pendelton as He Takes His Tattoo Parlor on the Road Premiering This Spring
The 13-episode, half-hour series will premiere this spring.

[03/06/09 - 12:17 AM]
Interview: "Breaking Bad" Creator Vince Gilligan

[03/05/09 - 09:03 PM]
Kelly Clarkson Returns to the "American Idol" Stage Wednesday, March 11, on Fox
Clarkson will return to the "Idol" stage to perform her new hit single, "My Life Would Suck Without You."

[03/05/09 - 09:02 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Superstar Kanye West to Perform on "American Idol" Wednesday, March 11, on Fox
West will perform his hit single, "Heartless," on the results show.

[03/05/09 - 09:01 PM]
American Idol Announces First-Ever Top 13
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[03/05/09 - 06:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 5
Updates include: TBS axes "Frank TV"; good (and a little bad) news about the future of "Heroes"; and Indira Varma to topline ABC's "Inside the Box."

[03/05/09 - 02:53 PM]
Ghost Hunters International Scores with Unprecedented Debut Season!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 02:28 PM]
High School Reunion Reaches New Heights and Scores Strongest Numbers to Date
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 02:02 PM]
Dancing with the Stars Contestants Jewel and Nancy O'Dell Withdraw from Competition Due to Injuries
Jewel was diagnosed with a fractured tibia in both legs, O'Dell a torn meniscus.

[03/05/09 - 01:12 PM]
Bravo Lenses New Programming with Pick-Ups for Third Season of "Shear Genius" and New Series "Double Exposure"
"Shear Genius" season three casting calls are set for Los Angeles, Austin, Nashville, Chicago, New York and San Francisco.

[03/05/09 - 12:49 PM]
The CW Gets Fierce as Tyra Banks and "Top Model" Returns in Strong Fashion
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 12:48 PM]
Animal Planet Embraces Its Dark Side in New Series About Creatures of the Night
Brandon McMillan hosts the series, due on Wednesday, April 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/05/09 - 12:47 PM]
ABC Places a Solid No. 2 to FOX in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 4.

[03/05/09 - 12:34 PM]
How High Do You Have to Be to Believe in Ghosts? Comedy Central(R) and Paramount Vantage Explore the Supernatural, Optioning Rights to Ghosts/Aliens for Series and Feature Film
Trey Hamburger's recently-released book is being eyed as both a feature and a TV series.

[03/05/09 - 09:09 AM]
Al Michaels to Host NBC Daytime Olympic Coverage from Vancouver
This will be Michaels' first Olympic broadcast assignment in 22 years when he called hockey games at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

[03/05/09 - 07:26 AM]
Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Tim Mcgraw, Heidi Newfield, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland and Taylor Swift Set to Perform on the "44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, April 5 on the CBS Television Network
The event honors country music's top talent as well as the industry's hottest emerging talent.

[03/05/09 - 07:24 AM]
Nominees for Album of the Year Are Announced for the "44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 5 on the CBS Television Network
Montgomery Gentry, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Jamey Johnson and George Strait are up for said award.

[03/05/09 - 05:56 AM]
'Food Network Challenge' Champs Battle for Top Cake Title
"Food Network Challenge: Last Cake Standing" premieres Sunday, April 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/05/09 - 12:02 AM]
Interview: "Ugly Betty" Executive Producerstracy Poust & Jon Kinnally

[03/05/09 - 12:01 AM]
FOX Holds "Glee" Tryouts After "American Idol" Tuesday, May 19
The show will then premiere in the fall at a date to be announced.

[03/04/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 4
Updates include: Jennifer Finnigan goes "Inside the Box" for ABC; Morris Chestnut joins the "V" revival; and ABC adds another comedy pilot.

[03/04/09 - 04:37 PM]
According to Jim to Return to ABC Tuesdays
Back-to-back episodes of the veteran comedy will air Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting March 24.

[03/04/09 - 04:12 PM]
All Aboard the Crazy Train! "Osbournes: Reloaded" Premieres Tuesday, March 31, on Fox
Following the premiere, "Osbournes: Reloaded" will return to the FOX schedule as a series of one-hour specials to air later in the season.

[03/04/09 - 03:47 PM]
The "Bad Girls Club" Trip to Cancun Delivers Series High for W18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/09 - 11:58 AM]
ABC Sees Its Strongest Tuesday in 6 Weeks in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/09 - 11:54 AM]
Bachelor Fan Favorite Jillian Harris Gets a Second Chance at Love When She Becomes "The Bachelorette," Premiering May 18 on Abc
The announcement was made last night on "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose, Part 2" special.







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[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.

[03/04/15 - 06:06 AM]
Tom Selleck Returns as Jesse Stone Pre-Production Begins on "Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Film Created Exclusively for the Network, Premiering Fall 2015
"Lost in Paradise" marks the ninth installment of the famed movie detective series.

[03/04/15 - 06:03 AM]
Erykah Badu, Lance Bass, Hunter Parrish, Jon Tenney and Jacob Vargas to Guest Star in Amazon Original Series "Hand of God"
The series is currently shooting in the Los Angeles area and will premiere exclusively on Prime Instant Video this fall.

[03/03/15 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: IFC cancels "Garfunkel & Oates"; Jon Foo set as lead in "Rush Hour" at CBS; and Jack Gore is the "Problem Child" at NBC.

[03/03/15 - 04:07 PM]
Idris Elba Steps Onto Set for "Luther" Two-Part Special
Rose Leslie, Laura Haddock, Darren Boyd, John Heffernan and Patrick Malahide also star alongside the returning Michael Smiley and Dermot Crowley.

[03/03/15 - 03:18 PM]
Spike TV Partners with Dwayne Johnson for Event Programming Development Deal
Johnson and Dany Garcia will executive produce shows ranging from big live events, specials, sports and initiatives surrounding our troops and veterans.

[03/03/15 - 03:12 PM]
"Ellen's Design Challenge" Among Highest-Rated Series in HGTV History
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, March 2.

[03/03/15 - 02:39 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Its Sixth Annual "Top Teacher Week"
From May 4-8, "Live" will honor teachers who go above and beyond for their schools, communities and students.