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[03/16/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 16
Updates include: Scott Porter reports to The CW's "Hart of Dixie"; Alanna Ubach has "Little in Common" with FOX; and Lauren Cohan lands the lead in "Heavenly," also at The CW.

[03/16/11 - 02:52 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Posts Season High
The MTV franchise tops Comedy Central's "Tosh.0" and BET's "The Game."

[03/16/11 - 02:13 PM]
"America's Next Top Model" Slides to 9:00PM on Wednesdays, Starting April 20
Encore presentations of the previous week's "Top Model" will also air at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/16/11 - 01:11 PM]
"Our America with Lisa Ling" Season One Update Special to Air Tuesday, March 29 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
"A Closer Look" will "revisit some of the most memorable stories and people featured in the series' first six episodes."

[03/16/11 - 12:46 PM]
"Braxton Family Vlues" Premieres Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 9pm ET/PT
The cable channel further details the upcoming 10-episode series.

[03/16/11 - 12:45 PM]
BBC America Confirms Royal Wedding Broadcast
The live, commercial free broadcast will be a direct simulcast of BBC ONE's coverage - BBC ONE is the BBC's flagship channel in the UK.

[03/16/11 - 12:33 PM]
truTV Tips Off the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Delivering a Combined Audience of 2.6 Million Total Viewers for First Two Games of Inaugural "First Four"
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 15.

[03/16/11 - 12:18 PM]
Syfy Renews Hit Competition Series "Face Off" for a Second Season
The show's inaugural run wraps tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/16/11 - 12:05 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: NBC's "Community"
Check out our recap of night 11 of The 28th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/16/11 - 12:00 PM]
New HBO Series "Game of Thrones," Based on the Bestselling Books by George R.R. Martin, Debuts April 17
The pay channel details the first two installments of the upcoming fantasy series.

[03/16/11 - 10:32 AM]
"American Idol" Top 12 Compilation Album Featuring Studio Versions of Full Songs Performed on Tonight's Show Available Exclusively on iTunes
Rodney Jerkins, Jim Jonsin, "Tricky" Stewart, Rock Mafia, Don Was and Ron Fair are among the album's producers.

[03/16/11 - 10:19 AM]
It's No April Fools Joke! CMT's "Working Class" Season Finale Airs Friday, April 1
David Faustino and Martin Mull guest star in the back-to-back episodes, beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/16/11 - 09:44 AM]
ABC's Original Tuesday Dramas Enjoy Solid Week-to-Week Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 15.

[03/16/11 - 09:34 AM]
New Episodes of Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" Return April 6 at 9PM ET/PT
Among the latest topics: "Can you split a tree down the middle with a stick of dynamite on a bow and arrow?"

[03/16/11 - 09:07 AM]
Entertainment One, Academy Award Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cooper's Town Productions Team for New HBO Drama Series "Upstate"
The series follows "recently laid-off Roy Perkins as he relocates his family to rural America to become a correctional officer in a new private prison run for profit."

[03/16/11 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Next Great Restaurant" Encore Tops Original Broadcast
Last night's 1.6 adults 18-49 rating was actually higher than the 1.4 for Sunday's original telecast.

[03/16/11 - 08:18 AM]
Spike TV Picks Up New Original Series "InkMasters" and "Car Boss"
"InkMasters" is the first-ever tattoo competition series while "Car Boss" showcases renowned auto dealership "doctor" Tom Stuker.

[03/16/11 - 08:10 AM]
Disney Channels Portfolio of Brands Shine in Annual Presentation to Advertisers
"Shake it Up," "Phineas and Ferb," "Good Luck Charlie" and "Pair of Kings" were all picked up for next season.

[03/16/11 - 07:53 AM]
Adult Swim Presents: The Ragbag of Jollification - 10-City Carnival Tour Kicks Off March 30
Baton Rouge, College Station, Albuquerque, Tucson and San Diego are among the stops.

[03/16/11 - 05:01 AM]
"Truth Be Told" Set to Air on Saturday, April 16 at 8/7c on FOX
As previously reported, the film stars Candace Cameron Bure, David James Elliott and Ronny Cox.

[03/16/11 - 12:26 AM]
Interview: "Storage Wars" Executive Producer Elaine Frontain Bryant
A&E's hit reality series returns with new episodes tonight at 10:30/9:30c.

[03/15/11 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 15
Updates include: David James Elliott lands first male role ABC's "Good Christian Bitches"; Robert Knepper reports to "Reconstruction" at NBC; and Frances Conroy to join Jenna Elfman in ABC's "Bad Mom."

[03/15/11 - 09:01 PM]
Carl Reiner, Amy Sedaris and Sherri Shepherd Top the List of Guest Stars for TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland"
The cable channel details the show's final two installments of the spring.

[03/15/11 - 04:07 PM]
NBC Renews Late-Night's "Last Call with Carson Daly" for 11th Season in 2011-12
"We give our viewers something unique and interesting every night to watch and I am very proud of that," said Daly.

[03/15/11 - 03:36 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Coasts to Victory
USA's wrestling franchise wins its fourth week in a row in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/15/11 - 03:15 PM]
Video: Discovery Channel Releases U.S. Promo for "Human Planet"
The six-part series will air across three consecutive Sundays beginning April 10.

[03/15/11 - 02:43 PM]
FOX Takes the Week With Five Nightly Wins
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 7-13.

[03/15/11 - 02:15 PM]
Get Stuffed! Discovery Channel's "Taxidermy USA" Explores the Fascinating Craft of Taxidermy
The one-hour special, previously announced for TLC, will now air Thursday, March 31 at 10:00/9:00c on sibling Discovery.

[03/15/11 - 02:00 PM]
Syfy Saturday Original Movie "Battle of Los Angeles" Shoots Down Nearly 2.2 Million Total Viewers During March 12 Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, March 12.

[03/15/11 - 01:51 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Chopped" Puts Food Network on Top
The show's "All-Stars" edition bests "Army Wives," "Ax Men" and "Real Housewives of Orange County."

[03/15/11 - 12:07 PM]
CMT Announces Newly-Created Television Movie Division "CMT Original Movies"
Ricky Schroder, Laura Bell Bundy and LeAnn Rimes will topline the first two projects, "To The Mat" and "Reel Love."

[03/15/11 - 11:53 AM]
"The Biggest Loser: Couples" and "The Celebrity Apprentice" Lead NBC for the Week of March 7-13
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 7-13.

[03/15/11 - 11:05 AM]
The "E! True Hollywood Story: Holly Madison" Premieres on March 30 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT Only on E!
"I definitely don't have any regrets looking back. The time spent at the mansion with Bridget and Kendra and Hef was great," said Madison.

[03/15/11 - 10:59 AM]
CBS Has Seven of the Top 10 Programs of the Week, Including the Top Five Scripetd Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 7-13.

[03/15/11 - 10:46 AM]
"Chopped All-Stars" Episode Two is #1 in Cable Sunday Night
Food Network spins the numbers for Sunday, March 13.

[03/15/11 - 10:39 AM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Scores Big Love With Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 13.

[03/15/11 - 10:13 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Best Player" Draws 5.3 Million Viewers, Is Basic Cable's Top Scripted Telecast and Number-One Telecast With Kids and Tweens on All TV for the Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of March 7-13.

[03/15/11 - 10:05 AM]
"The Bachelor: The Women Tell All" Takes ABC to the Top Spot
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 7-13.

[03/15/11 - 09:34 AM]
The Cast of "The Facts of Life" Joins Other Iconic Stars at "TV Land Awards 2011" as Show Is Honored With Pop Culture Award
Additionally, Gabe Kaplan and Robert Hegyes will join the rest of the cast of "Welcome Back, Kotter" as the show receives the 35th Anniversary Award.

[03/15/11 - 09:23 AM]
"Superjail!" Gets Released from Solitary and Returns to Adult Swim on April 3
Season two "makes Season one - which had a body count in the tens of thousands - look like Steel Magnolias."

[03/15/11 - 09:09 AM]
mtvU Announces that Lil B, Friendly Fires, Pete Wentz, Yelawolf, Zoe Kravitz and Eliza Doolittle will Join Line-up of Presenters at the "2011 mtvU Woodie Awards"
The event will also feature performances by the Foo Fighters, Wiz Khalifa, Sleigh Bells, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All and Two Door Cinema Club.

[03/15/11 - 09:08 AM]
TLC Announces Lineup for Royal Wedding Week
Said lineup includes special episodes of "Say Yes to the Dress" and "What the Sell?!"

[03/15/11 - 09:07 AM]
Country Music Fans Have the Power to Vote Online for The "46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards'" Entertainer of the Year and New Artest of the Year
Entertainer of the Year nominees Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban will also perform at the April 3 event.

[03/15/11 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor" Wraps With High, NBC Dramas Hit Lows
"Chuck," "The Event" and "Harry's Law" all match or hit new series lows.

[03/15/11 - 08:57 AM]
A&E(R) Premieres New Original Real-Life Series "Relapse"
The five-episode, one-hour series will premiere Monday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/15/11 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Finale Dominates Monday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 14.

[03/15/11 - 08:36 AM]
Planet Green's "Dresscue Me" Transforms Women's Lives - One Dress at a Time
The series, featuring Shareen Mitchell of Shareen Vintage, will launch Tuesday, April 19 at 10:30/9:30c.

[03/15/11 - 08:09 AM]
WE tv Renews "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" for a Second Season
The new season will feature 10, one-hour episodes slated to premiere in January 2012.

[03/15/11 - 08:08 AM]
"Sinbad: It's Just Family," A New WE tv Original Reality Series Premieres Tuesday, April 12 at 10 pm ET/PT
The series will lead out of fellow newcomer "Braxton Family Values" at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/15/11 - 12:11 AM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FOX's "American Idol"
Check out our recap of night 10 of The 28th Annual Paley Festival.







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[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:12 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 08:00 AM]
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