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[03/05/11 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline," "Defenders" Post Big Gains
Both series are up 25% from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[03/05/11 - 12:31 AM]
Live at the Paley Festival: AMC's "The Walking Dead"
Check out our recap of night one of The 28th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/04/11 - 11:22 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Shore" Rises In Latest Victory
MTV's powerhouse posts its best numbers in three weeks.

[03/04/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 4
Updates include: Chris Egan is ABC's "Poe"; Jim Caviezel to topline "Person of Interest" for CBS; and David Walton, Becki Newton are the latest to book pilots in second position.

[03/04/11 - 12:31 PM]
G4 to Encore "The Event's" Return on Thursday, March 10
NBC's freshman drama resumes on Monday, March 7 with back-to-back episodes.

[03/04/11 - 12:30 PM]
World Premiere of the Epic Eight-Part Movie Event "The Kennedys" Begins Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8pm ET and at 8pm PT
Parts 3-6 will air Tuesday, April 5 - Friday, April 8 with episodes 7-8 back-to-back on Sunday, April 10.

[03/04/11 - 12:29 PM]
Animal Planet Packs a Punch With Innovative and Creative Marketing Campaign for "Taking on Tyson"
The six-part docudrama debuts this Sunday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/04/11 - 11:24 AM]
Spike TV to Premiere the Animated Special "Charlie Sheen's Winningest Moments" Wednesday, March 9 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Using the latest animation from the Taiwanese production company, Next Media Animation, the special will be a countdown of 10 to 12 of Sheen's most outlandish moments.

[03/04/11 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Bumps "Take the Money and Run" to Summer
The series, from Jerry Bruckheimer and Bertram van Munster, was originally set to launch Thursday, April 14.

[03/04/11 - 09:32 AM]
HBO Presents "Game of Thrones" Exclusive Preview April 3
The 15-minute special, airing at 9:00/8:00c, will lead into part three of "Mildred Pierce."

[03/04/11 - 08:55 AM]
"Colin Quinn Long Story Short," Starring the Comic in His Hit Broadway Show, Debuts April 9, Exclusively on HBO
John Moffitt directed the special, which was taped before a live audience at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York City in February.

[03/04/11 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Crushes Repeat Competition
The two-hour broadcast posts the best non-sports numbers on a Thursday night in four years.

[03/04/11 - 07:04 AM]
John Stamos to Guest Star on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Terrence Howard and Lori Singer to also stop by while Diane Neal and Jeremy Irons will make return appearances.

[03/03/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 3
Updates include: James Callis, Matt Long report to NBC's "17th Precinct"; Ben Aldridge is "Heavenly" for The CW; and Ginnifer Goodwin is Snow White in ABC's "Once Upon a Time."

[03/03/11 - 10:12 PM]
Who Do You Love? "American Idol" Top 13 Finalists Revealed
On Wednesday, March 9, America's Top 13 will take the stage to perform songs by their favorite artists.

[03/03/11 - 04:25 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Top Chef" Leads Demo Race
FX's "Justified" however is last night's most-watched program on cable.

[03/03/11 - 03:26 PM]
Discovery Channel #1 Cable Network; "Sons of Guns" #1 Cable Program Among Men in Wednesday Primetime
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 2.

[03/03/11 - 01:49 PM]
NBC to Broadcast New Star-Studded Special on March 28 That Reunites All Living Former Presidents at Gala to Honor American Service and Volunteerism
The one-hour special will air Monday, March 28 at 8:00/7:00c in place of "Chuck."

[03/03/11 - 12:23 PM]
TLC Airs New Special "William and Kate: Inside the Royal Wedding" on Sunday, March 27
The one-hour special, airing at 10:00/9:00c, "takes you inside the social event of the new millennium."

[03/03/11 - 12:11 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Finish #1 vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Ratings Week of Feb. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 21-25.

[03/03/11 - 11:54 AM]
Video: Brand New Trailer from "Camelot," Premiering on Starz April 1 at 10pm ET/PT
Joseph Fiennes, Jamie Campbell Bower and Eva Green star.

[03/03/11 - 11:41 AM]
Dave Salmoni Named Host of ABC's Epic Summer Series, "Expedition Impossible"
The series will "feature 13 teams of 3, racing on an expedition across vast deserts, over snow capped mountains and through raging rivers."

[03/03/11 - 10:59 AM]
BBC America Unveils Its "Royally Mad" Final Five
The two-part special premieres Tuesday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/03/11 - 10:58 AM]
Timber's Toughest Are Back! "American Loggers" Returns Friday, March 4 at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery
"[The series] continues Discovery's blockbuster Friday nights, bringing characters with grit, families with issues and stories that pull you in and keep you glued," said Clark Bunting.

[03/03/11 - 10:38 AM]
Mavis Staples Performs with Gospel Group Committed; Deitrick Haddon and Boney James Also Perform at "42nd NAACP Image Awards" Friday, March 4, Live on FOX
Other additions include Angela Bassett, Roslyn M. Brock, Loretta Devine, Jason Derülo, Kat Graham, Dulé Hill, Anthony Mackie, Judge Greg Mathis, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Sandra Oh, Russell Peters and Anika Noni Rose.

[03/03/11 - 10:27 AM]
Lifetime Marks "Army Wives'" March 6 Return to Raise Funds for Military Families Through Social Media Partnership With BroadCause.com
Formed by a group of military spouses in 2008, Blue Star Families raises awareness of the challenges of military family life.

[03/03/11 - 09:54 AM]
"Drop Dead Diva" Starts Production on Season 3 With Guest Stars Paula Abdul, LeAnn Rimes and Wendy Williams
Additionally, the premiere episode will feature a musical dream sequence choreographed by "So You Think You Can Dance's" Keith "Tyce" Diorio.

[03/03/11 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Wednesday Rises: "Survivor," "Criminal Minds," "Suspect Behavior" All Up Versus Last Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 2.

[03/03/11 - 09:21 AM]
NBC.com Is #1 Website Among Competitive Broadcast Networks for 2010
NBC.com and its NBC network series sites delivered 8.3 million unique visitors per month on average in 2010.

[03/03/11 - 09:12 AM]
ABC's Wednesday is Up Year-to-Year for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 2.

[03/03/11 - 09:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Traffic Light" Hits Series High Behind "Idol"
A special Wednesday broadcast of the freshman comedy is its most-watched installment to date.

[03/03/11 - 08:53 AM]
Lifetime to Debut "Glamour Belles" on Wednesday, April 6
Also on tap: unscripted specials "Playdates" and "Cheer! Mini All-Stars" on Tuesday, April 12.

[03/03/11 - 08:02 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts the Largest Yearly Increase of Any Late-Night Broadcast Program in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 21-25.

[03/03/11 - 07:48 AM]
Welcome Back!!! John Travolta and the Cast of "Welcome Back, Kotter" to Receive 35th Anniversary Award at the "TV Land Awards 2011"
John Travolta will reunite with co-stars Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ron Palillo and Marcia Strassman to accept the 35th Anniversary Award.

[03/03/11 - 07:47 AM]
MTV's Hilarious Game Show "Silent Library" Returns on Monday, March 28th at 7:00PM ET/PT
Plus: special sneak peek episodes featuring the "Jersey Shore" cast and Jimmy Fallon with band The Roots will air on Friday, March 25 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/03/11 - 07:12 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Series "Auction Hunters" Returns for a Second Season Tuesady, April 5 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT
20 new episodes will roll out on Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/03/11 - 06:39 AM]
Mark Harmon Set to Star in USA Network Original Movie "Prey"
The two-hour movie is based on the best-selling series of novels by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Sandford.

[03/02/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 2
Updates include: Kyle Bornheimer, Martin Henderson land pilots in second position; Sarah Paulson to topline Kari Lizer's NBC comedy; and Alexandra Breckenridge to star in The CW's "Cooper & Stone."

[03/02/11 - 03:21 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Wins Tight Demo Race
BET's "The Game" however is the most-watched program on cable last night.

[03/02/11 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Television Special "Rascal Flatts: Nothing Like This Presented by JCPenney," Boasts Special Guests Natasha Bedingfield and Justin Bieber, March 12
Bieber will appear in a never before seen clip of the Flatts-Bieber video "That Should Be Me," as well as in behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the video.

[03/02/11 - 01:07 PM]
ABC News and People Magazine Present: "Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time"
Tom Bergeron and Cynthia McFadden will host the two-hour special, airing Tuesday, March 22 at 9:00/8:00c on ABC.

[03/02/11 - 12:20 PM]
"The Vampire Diaries" and "Chuck" to Appear at C2E2 2011, The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
Stars and creators from both series will appear at panels on Saturday, March 19.

[03/02/11 - 11:56 AM]
NBC Announces Grammy Winner Christina Aguilera as Musician Coach of New Series "The Voice"
Aguilera joins previously announced musician coaches Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine.

[03/02/11 - 10:52 AM]
"Deadliest Catch" Returns Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 9 PM (ET/PT) on Discovery Channel
"'Deadliest Catch' has the best storytelling on television," said the network's Clark Bunting.

[03/02/11 - 10:46 AM]
Season 3 Premiere of Disney XD's "Zeke and Luther" Hits Series Highs Among Total Viewers and Target Kid and Boy Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, February 28.

[03/02/11 - 09:22 AM]
HBO Miniseries' "Mildred Pierce," Starring Kate Winslet, Debuts March 27
The five-part event will air across three consecutive Sundays on the pay channel.

[03/02/11 - 09:17 AM]
"NCIS" Delivers More Than 19 Million Viewers, Retaining 90% of Last Week's Audience Opposite "American Idol"
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 1.

[03/02/11 - 09:08 AM]
MTV Taps Comedian Donald Glover as First-Ever Host of the "mtvU Woodie Awards"
"I'm really excited to be hosting The Woodies, (insert joke about award sounding like a penis)," said Glover.

[03/02/11 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Special Bumps "Raising Hope" to Series High
Plus: ABC remains stuck in fourth place despite a boost from Charlie Sheen on "20/20."

[03/02/11 - 08:54 AM]
HBO Expands Authenticated Online Video Destination, HBO Go(R), Offering More than 1400 Titles to HBO Subscribers
HBO Go now gives online viewers immediate access to virtually all of HBO's programming inventory.







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[03/31/15 - 12:00 PM]
FX Orders Fourth Season of "The Americans"
Four episodes remain in the current season, which will conclude with the season finale on April 22.

[03/31/15 - 10:55 AM]
Jeff Fahey Joins the Cast of El Rey Network/Miramax's "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Fahey has been cast in the role of "Uncle Eddie Cruickshank," the man who raised The Gecko Brothers after their father died in a fire.

[03/31/15 - 10:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2015-2016 Upfront Slate
"Discovery Channel is going from strength to strength this coming year," said Rich Ross. "We're adding new documentaries, scripted series and themed programming to a strong lineup of new unscripted series."

[03/31/15 - 10:10 AM]
TLC Fills Out 2015-2016 Slate Of Programming with Style, Unique Families, And Life's Most Important Moments
This mix of authentic real people, compelling transformation, and larger-than-life stories will drive the network forward in the coming year.

[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
Science Channel's 2015-2016 Upfront Programming Slate Breaks Boundaries
The passion, curiosity and bold questions that define the brand are all featured in Science Channel's provocative lineup of exciting shows.

[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
Lifetime(R)'s Hit Series, "Devious Maids" From Executive Producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, Returns for Third Season on June 1st
The series moves to Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c leading into the new series "UnREAL" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/31/15 - 10:08 AM]
Velocity Adds Horse Power to Record Ratings Growth with 2015-16 Upfront Slate
Velocity's 2015-16 programming slate of 12 top returning franchises and several new series look to strengthen ratings with more than 220 premiere hours.

[03/31/15 - 10:07 AM]
Animal Planet Walks on the Wild Side with Its 2015-16 Upfront Programming Slate
In 2014, Animal Planet ranked among the top-20 ad-supported cable networks in prime among Men 25-54 for the third consecutive year.

[03/31/15 - 10:06 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches New Series Hosted by Legendary Journalist Barbara Walters
"Barbara Walters sets the bar for journalism with remarkable and iconic interviews and unparalleled instinct for getting to the heart of a story," said Henry Schleiff.

[03/31/15 - 10:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Debuts More Than 650 Hours of Powerful Original Content This 2015-16 Upfront Season
With more than 650 hours of original content planned this season, ID is poised to continue the incredible audience growth that has made the network a serial success as one of the top destinations for women on television.

[03/31/15 - 10:04 AM]
Discovery Life Channel Announces 2015-16 Upfront Programming Slate Filled with Heart-Pounding Medical Mysteries and Dramatic Series Capturing Life's Most Unexpected Moments
Discovery Life Channel delivers the heart-wrenching drama of those overcoming extreme adversity in an immersive storytelling style that captures the very best of nonfiction television.

[03/31/15 - 10:03 AM]
American Heroes Channel's 2015-16 Upfront Slate Welcomes the Return of Hit Series "Gunslingers" and "Against The Odds" to Network
AHC focuses on timeless and compelling action and adventure stories that bridge a connection between the lessons of past and the legends of today.

[03/31/15 - 10:02 AM]
Destination America's 2015-16 Upfront Programming Slate Takes All-American Entertainment Across the Country
Whether cooking special sauce at a Texas BBQ competition, exploring unknown territory in Alaska, hunting for monsters in West Virginia, building an epic dream house in the Rockies, or never giving up the fight in the wrestling ring, Destination America is TV that celebrates U.S.

[03/31/15 - 10:01 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Leaps Into 2015-16 Upfront Season
Discovery Family Channel features a clever mix of entertaining, high-quality real-world content that appeals to the entire family.

[03/31/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Renews "New Girl" for a Fifth Season
The series will celebrate its landmark 100th episode during the upcoming 2015-2016 season.