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[03/07/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 7
Updates include: Emily VanCamp wants "Revenge" for ABC; Meredith Hagner joins The CW's "Awakening"; and John C. McGinley among the latest to join ABC's "Smothered."

[03/07/11 - 05:45 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ESPN's NBA Coverage Tops Demos
Disney's originals and Syfy's "WWE Smackdown" however top total viewers on Friday.

[03/07/11 - 03:12 PM]
NBC Announced the Top 10 Restaurant Concepts That Will Compete for the Title of "America's Next Great Restaurant" on Last Night's Premiere Episode
In next week's episode, the top 10 hopeful restaurateurs are tasked with creating a logo as well as hiring an executive chef for their restaurant.

[03/07/11 - 03:08 PM]
NBC Re-Launches "Law & Order: Los Angeles" With Two-Hour Premiere on Monday, April 11
The crime drama procedural will resume in its regular day and time on Monday, April 18 (10-11 p.m. ET).

[03/07/11 - 01:34 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Terminates Charlie Sheen's Services on "Two and a Half Men"
"After careful consideration, Warner Bros. Television has terminated Charlie Sheen's services on 'Two and a Half Men,' effective immediately," says the studio.

[03/07/11 - 12:33 PM]
BBC America Bolsters Royal Wedding Coverage With New Programs
Said lineup includes the previously announced two-part special "Royally Mad," hosted by Cat Deeley.

[03/07/11 - 12:28 PM]
Lifetime's "Army Wives" Averages 4.2 Million Total Viewers in Season Five Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/07/11 - 12:03 PM]
A&E's "Breakout Kings" Breaks Out With Record Audiences
A&E spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/07/11 - 11:53 AM]
Kevin Frazier Named Co-Anchor of "The Insider"
At the same time, Chris Jacobs has been named a correspondent for "Entertainment Tonight."

[03/07/11 - 11:37 AM]
NBC Announces Country Music Superstar Blake Shelton as Fourth and Final Musician Coach of New Musical Competition Series "The Voice"
Shelton joins previously announced musician coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine.

[03/07/11 - 11:13 AM]
Watch the "HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2011" on Saturday, March 19 at 8 P.M. ET/PT
The spectacular home is part of a $2 million grand-prize package that includes a new GMC Acadia Denali and $500,000.

[03/07/11 - 11:03 AM]
The Style Network's "Ruby" Season Premiere on Sunday Night Delivers Nearly a Half Million Total Viewers
The Style Network spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/07/11 - 11:01 AM]
John Oliver and Friends are Back! The Second Season of "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" Premieres Thursday, March 24 at Midnight
Among this season's talent: Anthony Jeselnik, Brendon Walsh, Deon Cole, Glenn Wool, Jen Kirkman, Kumail Nanjiani, Kyle Kinane, Marina Franklin, Mike Lawrence, Moshe Kasher, Rory Albanese, Rory Scovel and Tommy Johnagin.

[03/07/11 - 10:25 AM]
E!'s "After Lately" Series Premiere on Sunday Night Draws Nearly 1.2 Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/07/11 - 10:01 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Suits Up for Another Two Years on CBS
"We are so proud of this show and all of its creative and ratings achievements," said Nina Tassler.

[03/07/11 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Is First in Viewers on a Night of Reality Premieres
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/07/11 - 09:27 AM]
Top Cake Designers Battle for "Best Cake Artist in America" Title and $100,000 Grand Prize on Food Network's "Last Cake Standing"
The competition series returns for its second season on Sunday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/07/11 - 09:25 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Sets a Record in DVR Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 14-20.

[03/07/11 - 09:05 AM]
Cartoon Network Renews Three Hit Alternative Series for 2011
"Hole in the Wall," "Destroy Build Destroy" and "Dude, What Would Happen" are all slated to return.

[03/07/11 - 09:03 AM]
History(R) Announces New Series Featuring Larger-Than-Life Alaskan Craftsmen With a Passion for Preserving Natural History in... "Mounted in Alaska"
The new half-hour series will launch Thursday, April 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/07/11 - 09:00 AM]
G4's Popular Comedy Series "Web Soup" Returns for An All-New Season in HD on March 30th
The show's third season will air Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/07/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Secret Millionaire" Opens Big
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/07/11 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Millionaire" Strong, "Restaurant" Weak in Premieres
ABC wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS sees across the board gains.

[03/07/11 - 08:35 AM]
ABC Family Announces Summer 2011 Programming Slate
"Switched at Birth," "The Nine Lives of Chloe King," "The Lying Game" and "The Great State of Georgia" will all roll out this summer.

[03/07/11 - 08:33 AM]
Grammy(R) Winner Marc Anthony Joins Cast of "Hawthorne," TNT's Hit Drama Series Starring and Executive-Produced by Jada Pinkett Smith
Anthony will reprise the newly expanded role of Police Detective Nick Renata, the character he introduced as a guest star in two episodes last season.

[03/07/11 - 08:31 AM]
Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" Celebrates Homecoming as Alumnus Bradley Cooper Returns
The episode airs Monday, March 14 at 7:00/6:00c on the cable channel.

[03/07/11 - 08:29 AM]
TLC Gets Married to Another Installment of "Say Yes to the Dress"
"Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best" launches Friday, April 1 followed by "Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss" on Friday, April 29.

[03/07/11 - 08:13 AM]
"The Comedy Awards" To Honor Legendary Comedian and Talk Show Host Johnny Carson With the Formation of the "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence"
The first recipient of this prestigious award will be named in the coming weeks.

[03/07/11 - 08:12 AM]
CMT to Premiere the Dixie Chicks' "Shut Up & Sing" on Saturday, March 26
The film explores the heated debate among country purists and free speech activists over Natalie Maines's critical words towards then President George W. Bush.

[03/07/11 - 08:11 AM]
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi Will Bring the Party to "Monday Night Raw" on Monday, March 14
Said installment will air live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

[03/07/11 - 06:37 AM]
Foo Fighters Set to Perform at the "2011 mtvU Woodie Awards" Live from Austin on March 16
Other performers include Wiz Khalifa, Sleigh Bells, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All and Two Door Cinema Club.

[03/07/11 - 03:01 AM]
Robyn to Headline Live Musical Performances on Logo's Fourth Annual "NewNowNext Awards" 2011
Joining Robyn will be electro-pop act Oh Land and dance-music diva Wynter Gordon.

[03/06/11 - 12:29 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Miley Cyrus Powers "SNL" to Second Best Demos of the Season
Said installment matches host Dana Carvey's numbers from last month.

[03/06/11 - 12:21 AM]
Live at the Paley Festival: HBO's "True Blood"
Check out our recap of night two of The 28th Annual Paley Festival.

[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.







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[05/23/17 - 10:04 AM]
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[05/23/17 - 10:03 AM]
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[05/23/17 - 09:10 AM]
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[05/23/17 - 08:59 AM]
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[05/23/17 - 08:54 AM]
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[05/23/17 - 08:52 AM]
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