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[02/28/11 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 28
Updates include: Jaime Pressly joins FOX's "I Hate My Teenage Daughter"; Danny Pino reports to NBC's "S.I.L.A."; and Poppy Montgomery is "The Rememberer" for CBS.

[02/28/11 - 10:10 PM]
Exclusive: "Biggest Loser" Will Flip for NBC's "Voice"
"Loser" will shift to 9:00/8:00c for the last three weeks of the season: May 10, May 17 and May 24.

[02/28/11 - 08:54 PM]
Exclusive: "Detroit 1-8-7" Finale Moves to Sunday, March 20
The extra airing will make up for tomorrow night's pre-emption.

[02/28/11 - 07:04 PM]
A Dynamic Cast of Stars Is Ready to Shine on the Dance Floor as "Dancing With the Stars" Returns, Monday, March 21 on ABC
Among this cycle's participants: "a boxing legend, a talk-show personality, a Super Bowl Steeler, a former Playboy bunny and a legendary comedic actress."

[02/28/11 - 05:24 PM]
Charlie Sheen Sits Down With NBC News' "Today" for a Second Interview
The actor will sit down with Jeff Rossen for the second time in a new interview to air tomorrow, Tuesday, March 1.

[02/28/11 - 04:59 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Spartacus" Prequel Wraps on High Note
1.724 million viewers marks the franchise's largest audience to date.

[02/28/11 - 02:58 PM]
"WWE Friday Night SmackDown(R)" February 25 Telecast Most Watched Ever on Syfy - And Most Watched "Friday Night Smackdown" in More Than a Year!
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, February 25.

[02/28/11 - 01:06 PM]
"The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway," Starring Paul Reubens, Debuts March 19, Exclusively on HBO
The special was shot at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York in January, immediately following the conclusion of the show's exclusive Broadway engagement.

[02/28/11 - 12:55 PM]
TV Land Picks Up Critically-Acclaimed Hit Sitcom "Hot in Cleveland" for Third Season, Ordering 22 Brand New Episodes
The third season off 22 episodes will begin shooting this summer.

[02/28/11 - 12:43 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards" Draws its 2nd-Most-Watched Post-Oscar Telecast in 4 Years
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Sunday, February 27.

[02/28/11 - 12:13 PM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2011 Academy Awards" Draws Nearly Four Million Total Viewers Scoring the Most-Watched "Live from the Red Carpet" in the Network's History
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, February 27.

[02/28/11 - 12:05 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presentation "Strangers No More" Receives Academy Award(R) for Best Documentary Short
The film, from producer/directors Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon, will debut this fall on the pay channel.

[02/28/11 - 11:44 AM]
CMT Celebrates Comedy All Week Long When "Big New Comedy Week" Begins Monday, March 7
Said offerings include the new specials "My Big Redneck Intervention" and "Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops."

[02/28/11 - 11:34 AM]
Grammy Award Winners Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine (Maroon 5) Are Named as First TWo Musician Coaches on NBC's "The Voice"
Carson Daly hosts the series, which will launch Tuesday, April 26 at 9:00/8:00c with a two-hour premiere.

[02/28/11 - 11:27 AM]
ABC's Broadcast of the "83rd Annual Academy Awards" Qualifies As Television's Most-Watched Entertainment Telecast in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 27.

[02/28/11 - 11:27 AM]
New Hit Showtime(R) Series "Shameless" and "Episodes" Get Second Season Pick-Ups
Both series will return in 2012 with sophomore seasons.

[02/28/11 - 10:39 AM]
The Poignant Series Finale of ABC's "Supernanny" Airs Friday, March 18
The series is signing off after six seasons and 117 episodes.

[02/28/11 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Research Gets a Backstage Pass to Viewers' Living Rooms
A panel of over 100 viewers "created an extended virtual Oscar viewing party that offered unique insight into how the different show elements were being received."

[02/28/11 - 10:05 AM]
WE tv's "Amazing Wedding Cakes" All-New Season Premieres Sunday, March 27 at 10pm ET/PT
This season three new bakeries and a returning favorite mix up fun, flour and fantastical designs in 10 hour-long episodes.

[02/28/11 - 10:03 AM]
Video: "After Lately" Premieres on E! March 6th at 11pm
The series follows Chelsea Handler, Chuy Bravo and the gaggle of lunatic staffers who write for and appear regularly on Chelsea's show.

[02/28/11 - 09:55 AM]
Spy Cameras Capture the Remarkable Battle for Survival in Animal Planet's Upcoming Special "Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice"
Novella Nelson narrates the one-hour special, premiering Thursday, March 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/28/11 - 09:54 AM]
Fish On! Jeremy Wade Plunges Into the Murky Depths for More "River Monsters" Adventures
The series, which returns Sunday, April 10, will also serve up several special editions in the coming months.

[02/28/11 - 09:51 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Marlee Matlin Cast in ABC Family's "Switched at Birth"
Sean Berdy has also been cast in the hour, about "two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital."

[02/28/11 - 09:14 AM]
"The T.O. Show" Returns for a Third Season
The new season, due this summer, will follow Terrell Owens as he relocates to Miami this off season.

[02/28/11 - 08:56 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Oscars Deliver Victory for ABC
Preliminary "fast national" ratings however put the broadcast down 15% from last year's telecast.

[02/28/11 - 08:18 AM]
Showtime(R) Unveils First Ever Outdoor Campaign for 2011 Primetime Emmy(R) Derby
The network will display its Emmy Award ads on over 100 buses navigating the streets of Los Angeles throughout the month of June.

[02/28/11 - 08:12 AM]
"The 83rd Annual Academy Awards" Telecast Averages a 24.6 Household Rating, 37 Share in the Overnight Metered Markets
ABC has ordered time-zone adjusted true "Fast National" ratings from Nielsen, scheduled to be delivered by 3PM ET today.

[02/28/11 - 08:04 AM]
"SNL" Roars Into March With Host Miley Cyrus and Musical Guest The Strokes on March 5
They'll be followed by Zach Galifianakis and musical guest Jessie J on March 12.

[02/28/11 - 07:43 AM]
AMC Airs "The Walking Dead" Season One Marathon on Friday, March 4 at 8PM ET/PT
Each episode will be packaged with exclusive content; plus an exclusive first look at "The Killing."

[02/28/11 - 07:40 AM]
Oxygen's Favorite Couple Make Dreams Come True in "Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings" Premiering Wednesday, April 6 at 10PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series "follows America's favorite married couple as they set out to give couples a once in a lifetime experience."

[02/28/11 - 05:49 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Mainstays Get It Done
"Cops" and "America's Most Wanted" easily take the night by wide margins.

[02/28/11 - 05:21 AM]
Video: Charlie Sheen to ABC News: Apologizes for Radio Rants, Says He Will Sue; Details Past Drug Use
"I am on a drug. It's called Charlie Sheen. It's not available because if you try it once, you will die," said Sheen.

[02/27/11 - 04:09 PM]
Charlie Sheen Talks to NBC News' "Today"
Sheen will sit down with NBC News' Jeff Rossen tomorrow, Monday, February 28.

[02/26/11 - 04:19 PM]
"Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search For The Next TV Star" Announces the Winners in a Surprise Twist
The prize: a six-episode commitment from OWN with production beginning in the next few months.

[02/26/11 - 03:31 PM]
Charlie Sheen Talks to ABC News in a Special Edition of "20/20" To Air Tuesday, March 1st
The one-hour special will bump "Detroit 1-8-7" from the night.

[02/26/11 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Rises as CBS, FOX Split Demo Honors
The rest of said lineups are down from last week's numbers.

[02/26/11 - 12:18 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Continues Its Reign
MTV's signature series tops the night with more than double the 18-49 output of second place TNT.

[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.







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