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[03/30/10 - 02:01 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings Highlights
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 01:17 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of March 22-28
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 01:07 PM]
USA's 1q Marks 15th Straight Quarterly Win - the Longest Winning Streak Ever
USA spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 01:01 PM]
1q10 Wraps as Disney XD's Most-Watched Quarter of All Time
Disney XD spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 12:41 PM]
ABC Gives "Castle" Third Season
The drama joins previous 2010-11 pickups "Brothers & Sisters," "Cougar Town," "The Middle" and "Modern Family."

[03/30/10 - 12:34 PM]
Nationwide Open Casting Call for "Glee" Begins Today Exclusively on Myspace
Amateur and professional performers between the ages of 16 and 26 will have the opportunity to submit an audition video exclusively on MySpace.

[03/30/10 - 12:23 PM]
We TV Unveils Robust 2010-2011 Original Programming Slate, Featuring Seven New Original Series
Plus: the network has acquired the full eight-season library of "Charmed," starring Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs, Shannen Doherty and Rose McGowan.

[03/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
Susan Rovner Named Executive Vice President, Development, at Warner BroS. Television
She'll be responsible for spearheading the creation of new primetime programming for the broadcast network marketplace.

[03/30/10 - 11:59 AM]
Nickelodeon Scores Its Most-Watched Quarter Ever
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 11:50 AM]
Disney Channel Claims Its Most-Watched March Ever
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of March.

[03/30/10 - 11:32 AM]
A&E Finishes Best Quarter in Network History Ranking as the #4 Entertainment Network in Cable
A&E spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 11:29 AM]
1q10 Becomes ABC Family's 2nd Most-Watched Quarter Ever in Prime in Women 18-49 and Millennials
ABC Family spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 11:12 AM]
Hoops, Reality and Comedies Drive CBS to Its Second Consecutive Weekly Win in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 11:10 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 10:26 AM]
Oxygen Marks Best, Youngest Quarter Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 10:17 AM]
Old Rivalries Resurface and New Ones Begin as MTV's "The Challenge: Fresh Meat Ii" Premieres on Wednesday, April 7 at 10pm ET/PT
Plus: "The Challenge: Meet The Meat" airs Thursday, April 1 at 12 Midnight ET/PT.

[03/30/10 - 09:30 AM]
Batboy, a Short Form Special Produced by Major League Baseball Productions, to Debut Monday, April 5 (7:00 P.M., ET/PT) on Disney Xd
The special follows Daniel Chelgren, a teenage batboy with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

[03/30/10 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Wins Monday and Castle Hits New Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 29.

[03/30/10 - 12:14 AM]
Interview: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" Executive Producer Walon Green

[03/30/10 - 12:03 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 30
Updates include: Tyler Labine books "True Love" at CBS; Jessica Lucas joins NBC's "Friends With Benefits"; and Jon Heder exits his Comedy Central series.

[03/29/10 - 09:02 PM]
Beloved Movie Actor, Television Star and Comedian Tim Allen Set to Host the "8th Annual TV Land Awards"
The show premieres on Sunday, April 25 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[03/29/10 - 05:53 PM]
'Friday Night Lights' Premiere Date Moves to May 7 on Nbc
The Peacock formally announces the show's revised return date.

[03/29/10 - 02:16 PM]
Lifetime Movie Network's Amish Grace Breaks Network Records in March 28 Debut
Lifetime Movie Network spins the numbers for Sunday, March 28.

[03/29/10 - 01:57 PM]
The Walking Dead Lives on Amc
The cable channel has ordered the drama straight to series, to premiere in October.

[03/29/10 - 12:42 PM]
Almost 8 Million Total Viewers Tune in to Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, March 27.

[03/29/10 - 12:15 PM]
Lifetime Partners with Nascar and Jr Motorsports to Promote Season Four Premiere of Hit Drama Army Wives
The series will serve as the official sponsor of JR Motorsports' No. 7 car, driven by Scott Wimmer, during the Nashville 300.

[03/29/10 - 12:13 PM]
Cartoon Network Enterprises Extends Licensing Deal with Bell Sports for Ben 10 Alien Force
The two-year deal includes "a full line of safety helmets and knee/elbow pads from Bell Sports that features characters and designs from the hit Cartoon Network original series."

[03/29/10 - 12:12 PM]
Travel Channel Continues Its Global Odyssey with Season Two of 'Dhani Tackles the Globe'
The show's sophomore run will roll out Monday, April 19 at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/29/10 - 11:51 AM]
Ozzy Osbourne's New Song, "Let Me Hear You Scream," Will Have Its World Premiere During the Wednesday, April 14 Episode of "Csi: Ny"
"We were looking for something high energy and irreverent to sell the madness of a prison riot," said executive producer Peter M. Lenkov.

[03/29/10 - 11:47 AM]
So You Think You Can Dance Shakes Up Seventh Season
The new twists include 10 finalists competing, only one dancer eliminated per week and the return of dancers from previous seasons.

[03/29/10 - 11:03 AM]
Sneak Preview Charitable Screenings of the "Glee" Spring Premiere to Benefit the Grammy Foundation(R)
Tickets are now on sale for screenings in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Miami, Nashville, New York, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

[03/29/10 - 11:02 AM]
Exclusive: "Burn Notice," "Royal Pains" to Return June 3
The duo will once again air Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[03/29/10 - 09:46 AM]
E1 Entertainment Signs First Look Deal with Dark Hero Studios
Dark Hero Studios is headed by screenwriter David Hayter and his producing partner Benedict Carver.

[03/29/10 - 09:28 AM]
'Undercover' Is the Sunday 'Boss'
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 28.

[03/29/10 - 08:17 AM]
ABC Family Announces Summer 2010 Programming Slate
"The Secret Life of the American Teenager" returns Monday, June 7, at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/29/10 - 07:19 AM]
Fans Will Decide the Nominees for the "2010 MTV Movie Awards"
New categories this year include GLOBAL SUPERSTAR, BEST ASS-KICKING STAR and BEST SCARED-AS SH**T PERFORMANCE.

[03/29/10 - 12:28 AM]
Interview: "Saving Grace" Creator Nancy Miller

[03/29/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 29
Updates include: David James Elliott to replace Neal McDonough on ABC's "Scoundrels"; Teri Polo joins TBS's "Glory Daze"; and Matt Barr books a role on The CW's "Hellcats."

[03/27/10 - 11:05 AM]
FOX Sends "Brothers" to Late-Night
Repeats of the series will begin airing on Saturday nights at midnight/11:00c starting April 17.

[03/27/10 - 09:35 AM]
ABC's Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Opens Big
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 26.

[03/27/10 - 12:03 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, March 27
Updates include: Jason Wiles reports for "Boston's Finest" at ABC; Martin Short is a "Tax Man" for FOX; and Christopher Sieber to topline ABC's "It Takes a Village."

[03/26/10 - 05:22 PM]
24: Day Eight Will Be the Award-Winning Series' Final Season
The final episode will air Monday, May 24 on the network.

[03/26/10 - 01:34 PM]
NBC Gives "Minute" to Wednesdays
Plus: the network has bumped the return of "Friday Night Lights" to Friday, May 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/26/10 - 01:19 PM]
Oxygen Media Launches Multi-Platform Countdown "Home Tweet Hollywood" on Monday, March 29
The new season of "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood" bows Monday, April 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/26/10 - 12:27 PM]
Alyssa Milano Returns to Television on ABC's "Romantically Challenged"
The newcomer will launch Monday, April 12 following "Dancing With the Stars."

[03/26/10 - 12:08 PM]
Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game to Air Nationally on ABC in Third Straight Season Opener
ABC's primetime college football coverage returns Saturday, September 4 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/26/10 - 09:39 AM]
ABC Is Thursday's Top Non-Sports Net
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 25.

[03/26/10 - 08:28 AM]
Syfy Commissions Script for Jonathan Silverman Comedy Pilot from Sony and Happy Madison Productions Created by Michael Rosenbaum, Who Will Co-Star
The project revolves around "former actors on a popular science-fiction show, who have hit rock bottom and must work together to get their lives back on track."

[03/26/10 - 06:36 AM]
Attention All Gleeks!!! Don't Miss a Minute of the Too-Big-To-Miss "Glee" Spring Premiere
As previously reported, "Glee's" spring premiere will follow an expanded edition of "American Idol" on Tuesday, April 13.

[03/26/10 - 12:35 AM]
Interview: "The Apprentice" Host Donald Trump







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[06/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
Award-Winning Journalist Bob Ley Signs Long-Term Extension with ESPN
The agreement comes as the award-winning "Outside the Lines," which Ley has hosted since its inception in May 1990, celebrates its 25th anniversary.

[06/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
The 95th Anniversary of Miss America to Air on Sunday, September 13 on ABC
The evening will be filled with glitz and glam when 52 women representing their home states and territories compete to bring home the crown.

[06/02/15 - 10:08 AM]
CMT's First-Ever Late Night Show, "The Josh Wolf Show" Produced by Chelsea Handler Premieres Thursday, June 11 at 11:00 PM, ET/PT
The series airs four nights a week (Thursday through Sunday) beginning Thursday, June 11 at 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/02/15 - 10:05 AM]
WE tv Greenlights Two Unscripted Series Set in the World of Legal Drama, Further Expanding the Network's Robust Slate and the Popular Reality Genre
Production on "Ladies of Law" (working title) and "Sisters in Law" will begin this summer.

[06/02/15 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Partners with Acclaimed Film Screenwriter Kurt Wimmer to Develop New Scripted Series
The scripted series, "When The Levee Breaks," reflects a number of hot-button issues that are culturally relevant today including race and law enforcement.

[06/02/15 - 09:09 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "He Shed, She Shed(TM)"
Each episode of "He Shed, She Shed" will follow two homeowners, friends or neighbors in the ultimate male vs. female backyard shed showdown - as they build and design a unique he-shed and she-shed.

[06/02/15 - 09:08 AM]
Adult Swim Prescribes Another Season of "Childrens Hospital"
"I'm happy," said Corddry. "After our season six cliff hanger, people will be dying for us to turn our backs on the notion of series continuity even more."

[06/02/15 - 08:59 AM]
"Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014," A Thought-Provoking Look at the Lives and Untimely Deaths of People Killed by Gun Violence in America, Debuts June 22, Exclusively on HBO
The film details victims' lives in the moments leading up to the shootings and shows how each death reverberates in the lives of others.

[06/02/15 - 08:42 AM]
Award-Winning Film Director, Producer, Writer and Actor Eli Roth to Host "Shark Week's" Hit Late-Night Talk Show "Shark After Dark"
The new season airs Sunday, July 5 to Thursday, July 9 (11:00-11:30 PM ET/PT) on Discovery.

[06/02/15 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops NBC in Tight Demo Race of Originals
The Alphabet's "The Whispers" opens up 25% from the season premiere of "Mistresses" a year ago.

[06/02/15 - 08:11 AM]
Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson Named Executive Producers of New Discovery Channel Series "Killing Fields"
The series will reveal the deep history attached to isolated and idyllic areas in America that are killing fields - locations where crimes have occurred and have gone undetected due to their geography and outside elements that have erased the scene of the crime.

[06/02/15 - 08:11 AM]
CMT Adds Eric Church, Jake Owen, Sam Hunt and Zac Brown Band to Its Growing Roster of Performers for 2015 "CMT Music Awards" Live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 10th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Previously announced performers include Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan.

[06/02/15 - 08:10 AM]
Comedy Central Orders "Not Safe with Nikki Glaser" to Series and a One-Hour Stand-Up Special
"I'm deeply touched that Comedy Central has decided to fulfill my Make-A-Wish dream of hosting a comedy show about sex. My parents are very proud (of my sister, who is a teacher)," said Glaser.

[06/02/15 - 07:54 AM]
Ovation TV Green-Lights New Original Series for the Fall: "Art Breakers"
The series features two of the top art advisors in the country, Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau, on their quest to find the hottest artists, commission show-stopping works, and save their clients from spending their millions on junk.

[06/02/15 - 06:01 AM]
Dwyane Wade to Join ABC "NBA Countdown" Team during The Finals
Wade, who has played in the previous four NBA Finals on ABC, will contribute insights and analysis during pre-game and halftime shows for Games 2 and 3, and again for Games 6 and 7, if necessary.