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[02/25/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 25
Updates include: Don Johnson to topline "Mann's World" at NBC; David Krumholtz cast in "Playboy," also at NBC; and Kerry Bishe heads for "Iceland" at FOX.

[02/25/11 - 06:18 PM]
ABC Books "Spring Wipeout," Cuts "No Ordinary Family" Order
"Family" will now wrap its freshman run on Tuesday, April 5 after 20 episodes.

[02/25/11 - 03:23 PM]
ABC.com is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site for January 2011
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of January.

[02/25/11 - 12:19 PM]
Jay Leno Is #1 vs. "Late Show" and "Nightline" for the Ratings Week of Feb. 14-18
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 14-18.

[02/25/11 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Grows its Overall Audience in Late-Night Year to Year for 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 14-18.

[02/25/11 - 09:37 AM]
All New Day & Time: Lifetime's "Seriously Funny Kids" Hosted By Heidi Klum - Mondays at 6/5c!
"One Born Every Minute" however will continue airing on Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/25/11 - 09:36 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Posts Week-to-Week Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 24.

[02/25/11 - 09:30 AM]
"Wipeout" Produces Big Year-to-Year Time Period Improvement for ABC Opposite "Idol" in Thursday's 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 24.

[02/25/11 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Expanded "Idol" Takes Top Honors
Plus: ABC's "Wipeout" and NBC's "30 Rock" post big gains last night.

[02/25/11 - 06:45 AM]
"American Idol" Fans Given Exclusive Opportunity to Choose the Ending of the Music Video for Jennifer Lopez's New Single "On The Floor"
The world premiere of the full video - with the winning ending - will air during "Idol" on Thursday, March 3.

[02/25/11 - 06:03 AM]
The Style Network Unites With Bad Boy of Racing Kyle Busch and Model Samantah Sarcinella for All-New Special "Fast and Fabulous: A NASCAR Wedding" on Saturday, March 5 at 8 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special is produced by the NASCAR Media Group.

[02/24/11 - 10:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 24
Updates include: "Chase's" Amaury Nolasco to "Work It" for ABC; TBS axes "Glory Daze"; and Michelle Borth to lead ABC's "Combat Hospital."

[02/24/11 - 10:02 PM]
"American Idol" Reveals Remaining Top 24 Semifinalists
The male singers are scheduled to perform on Tuesday with the female singers on Wednesday and the results show on Thursday.

[02/24/11 - 05:51 PM]
Video: The Return of the Wookiee: Chewie's Back for the Season Finale of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
The one-hour event airs Friday, April 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/24/11 - 05:27 PM]
CBS and Warner Bros. Television to Discontinue Production of "Two and a Half Men" for the Remainder of the Season
Said decision is "based on the totality of Charlie Sheen's statements, conduct and condition."

[02/24/11 - 03:07 PM]
"Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost," the Seventh in the Series of Jesse Stone Television Movies, to Be Broadcast Sunday, May 22
The film replaces "Girls' Night Out: Superstar Women of Country," which shifts to Friday, April 22.

[02/24/11 - 02:51 PM]
"Sons of Guns" Continues to Fire on All Cylinders
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 23.

[02/24/11 - 02:50 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Top Chef" Rises to Victory
The Bravo veteran posts its most-watched episode of the year, taking the top spot for the night.

[02/24/11 - 02:23 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Second Season Pick Up for Original Series "Our America with Lisa Ling"
The new season will include six investigative specials in the series.

[02/24/11 - 01:15 PM]
ABC and Academy Extend Oscar Telecast Agreement
"This contract ensures that the Oscar show will be an ABC tradition for 45 consecutive years," said Tom Sherak.

[02/24/11 - 12:45 PM]
All Eyes Are on Hollywood When E! Goes Live from the 2011 Academy Awards(R) With Over Seven Full Hours of Red Carpet Coverage from the Industry's Most Prestigious Night of the Year
Ryan Seacrest, Giuliana Rancic and Kelly Osbourne are among the network's featured personalities covering the event.

[02/24/11 - 12:40 PM]
Comedy Central April 2011 Programming Highlights
Newcomers "Sports Show with Norm Macdonald" and "Workaholics" are on tap, as is season 15 of "South Park."

[02/24/11 - 12:21 PM]
BET's Gospel Singing Competition "Sunday Best" Is Back by Popular Demand
Hopefuls in Los Angeles will have their chance to shine at West Angeles Cathedral on March 5.

[02/24/11 - 12:16 PM]
An Old Nemesis Returns in the Mid-Season Premiere of "Make It or Break It," Monday, March 28th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
The series stars Chelsea Hobbs, Ayla Kell, Josie Loren and Cassie Scerbo.

[02/24/11 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Series, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," Returns With All New Episodes on Monday, March 28, at 8:00PM ET/PT
Said installment features "7th Heaven" alums Beverley Mitchell and Mackenzie Rosman.

[02/24/11 - 12:12 PM]
"WWE(R) Tough Enough(R)" Gets Some "Stratus-Faction"
Trish Stratus and Bill Demott have been tapped as trainers on the series, to be hosted by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin.

[02/24/11 - 11:33 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Holds Off "Tosh.0," "The Game"
The MTV reality franchise is cable's top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/24/11 - 09:58 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" - Summer's Top-Rated Series - Will Tape New Shows in Cities Across America Beginning in Seattle on March 2
Other locations include Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Atlanta and Houston.

[02/24/11 - 09:53 AM]
"American Idol" Offers Online Voting for First Time Ever at AmericanIdol.com
Online voting begins immediately after the first performance show airing Tuesday, March 1.

[02/24/11 - 09:28 AM]
Animal Planet Renews "The Haunted," Books April Premieres
"Killer Outbreaks," "The Bear Whisperer" and "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" are among the new and returning series on tap.

[02/24/11 - 09:28 AM]
TLC Returns to Renovation With "Mad About the House"
Ryan Brown hosts the six-episode series, due to launch in early May.

[02/24/11 - 09:18 AM]
"Survivor: Redemption Island" and "Criminal Minds" Post Week-to-Week Increases
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 23.

[02/24/11 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" is Wednesday's #1 Scripted TV Show/"Off the Map" Grows
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 23.

[02/24/11 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "SVU" Climbs While "Suspect Behavior" Sinks
Plus: FOX once again is the network to beat with a two-hour "American Idol."

[02/24/11 - 07:18 AM]
MTV Heats Things Up With Performances by Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo, Pitbull and Lupe Fiasco as "MTV Spring Break 2011" Heads to Las Vegas
The network will take over the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas from March 6 to March 9.

[02/24/11 - 06:52 AM]
IFC Green Lights Second Season of Original Comedy Series, "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret"
Six all-new episodes will debut in October with production beginning in April.

[02/24/11 - 06:33 AM]
The $5 Million Auditions - "The X Factor" Unveils Audition Dates and Venues
The search for the next global superstar begins Sunday, March 27 in Los Angeles at the L.A. Sports Arena.

[02/24/11 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "Gideon's War" Author Howard Gordon
The "24" showrunner talks about his debut novel plus Showtime's "Homeland" and NBC's "REM."

[02/23/11 - 10:57 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 23
Updates include: Jenna Elfman may be ABC's "Bad Mom"; Adam Goldberg reports to CBS's "Rookies"; and Henry Simmons to "Man Up!" for ABC.

[02/23/11 - 10:01 PM]
Five of the "American Idol" Top 24 Semifinalists Revealed
Tomorrow night the judges reveal the remaining 19 contestants who will round out the Top 24.

[02/23/11 - 08:45 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: Cable Summit 2011"
Check out our recap of today's event, featuring BET's Loretha Jones, Showtime's David Nevins, USA's Jeff Wachtel and FX's John Landgraf.

[02/23/11 - 05:49 PM]
Jennifer Lopez to World Premiere Video for New Single "On The Floor" During "American Idol" Thursday, March 3, on FOX
"On The Floor" is the first single from Lopez's new album, "Love?," on the Island Def Jam Music Group.

[02/23/11 - 04:02 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Returns to Top Spot
USA's wrestling franchise is cable's most-watched program on the night for the first time in 2011.

[02/23/11 - 01:52 PM]
7-Up, OnStar and Australian Gold Headline the List of Sponsors Featured on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice"
Other brands featured on the new season include Camping World, ACN, Omaha Steaks, and Farouk Hair Systems.

[02/23/11 - 01:46 PM]
History(R) Brings Back the Last American Pioneers Who Thrive in the Louisiana Wilderness in "Swamp People" Season Two, Premiering Thursday, March 31st at 9PM ET/PT
The show's debut last year set a record as History's best-ever original series launch in all key demos with 4.2 million total viewers.

[02/23/11 - 01:32 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA All-Star Game to Victory
The cable channel's coverage of the annual event dominates the night.

[02/23/11 - 01:22 PM]
Tom Hanks and Cee Lo Green to Appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards(R)"
Kimmel will also debut another celebrity-filled video this year featuring Jessica Alba, Eva Longoria, Kelly Ripa, Minka Kelly, SofĂ­a Vergara and more.

[02/23/11 - 12:58 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Saturday, Feb. 26 - The Premiere of "The Amazing Race" to Be Rebroadcast, 8:00-9:00 PM
Said encore will be followed by a repeat of "Hawaii Five-0" and a new "48 Hours Mystery."

[02/23/11 - 11:59 AM]
CBS Is a Dominant #1 With 16 of the Top 20 Series Spread Across All Program Genres
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 14-20.

[02/23/11 - 11:57 AM]
FOX Tops Six of Seven Nights for Another Weekly Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 14-20.







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[03/02/15 - 01:05 PM]
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The celebration culminates with the world premiere of the live-action preschool special, "Mutt & Stuff," created by legendary children's TV producers, Sid and Marty Krofft.

[03/02/15 - 01:04 PM]
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[03/02/15 - 01:00 PM]
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[03/02/15 - 12:47 PM]
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Professional wrestlers will be competing in the ring amongst some of the best known in America including Kurt Angle, Bobby Lashley, and Chris Melendez.

[03/02/15 - 12:13 PM]
Viewers Spellbound by "Good Witch," Hallmark Channel's Newest Primetime Original Series
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 28.

[03/02/15 - 12:06 PM]
ESPN to Present Record Number of Women's Championship Week Games
The networks will combine to exclusively offer game action of 112 women's games, and will crown the champion from 21 Division I conferences.

[03/02/15 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Announces Dates for Upcoming Slate
Look for a new season of "Orange Is the New Black" on June 12 as well as the premieres of "Between," "Sense8" and "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp" in the coming months.

[03/02/15 - 11:43 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Honors Passing of Leonard Nimoy This Week with Encore Presentations of "The Real Story: Star Trek"
The program charts Gene Roddenberry's meteoric rise to fame and extreme tactics to keep his series on the air.

[03/02/15 - 11:37 AM]
Robert Rodriguez to Direct Premiere Installment of El Rey Network/Miramax's "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
The second season kicks off in late summer 2015 on the cable channel.

[03/02/15 - 11:27 AM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Fast N' Loud" Makes Some Noise with All-New Episodes Monday, March 23 at 9PM ET/PT
Car fanatics Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman and the entire Gas Monkey Garage crew return with new builds and new episodes.

[03/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin, Host of Syndication's #1 Rated Show "Judge Judy," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2020
The new deal includes a first-look production deal with Sheindlin's company Queen Bee Productions Inc.

[03/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
"Cornell: Confidential" Is Live an ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
"Cornell: Confidential" is a weekly digital series that picks up where the "Secrets and Lies" episodes leave off.

[03/02/15 - 11:01 AM]
Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow... "Mob Wives" Season 5 Finale Set to Air on VH1 Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 PM
Plus: Vivica A. Fox to host the season's two-part reunion special beginning Wednesday, March 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/02/15 - 10:59 AM]
"Scandal" Stars Joe Morton, Kate Burton and Brian Letscher to Appear in Special Season Finale of GSN's "The Chase" Tuesday, March 10 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
The season four premiere on January 27 saw its highest rating ever for a premiere.

[03/02/15 - 10:24 AM]
Video: "The Red Road" Season 2 Official Trailer
The Jason Momoa-led drama returns Thursday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c on SundanceTV.