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[04/18/11 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 18
Updates include: "Burn Notice's" Matt Nix sticks with Fox Television Studios; and Alan Cumming to continue on CBS's "The Good Wife."

[04/18/11 - 04:29 PM]
Three-and-Out for CBS's "Chaos"
A new season of "Flashpoint" will assume the show's Friday, 8:00/7:00c slot on May 6.

[04/18/11 - 03:24 PM]
Disney Channel Squeezes Sweet Success with "Lemonade Mouth"
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, April 15.

[04/18/11 - 02:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney's "Lemonade Mouth" Tops Viewers
History's "American Restoration" however takes home the demo crown.

[04/18/11 - 02:27 PM]
History Continues Its Ratings Success With Friday Night Premiere of "American Restoration"
History spins the numbers for Friday, April 15.

[04/18/11 - 01:42 PM]
TNT's NBA Opening Day Tripleheader Playoff Action Delivers Record-Setting Ratings With Average of More Than 4.5 Million Total Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, April 17.

[04/18/11 - 01:31 PM]
Exclusive: FX to Burn Off FOX's "Running Wilde" Beginning Thursday, April 28
FX is giving viewers a chance to see the final four episodes of sibling FOX's short-lived comedy.

[04/18/11 - 12:59 PM]
FOX Greens It and Means It During Earth Week
The initiative is designed "to raise both viewer and employee awareness of environmental issues, FOX talent, shows and employees are stepping up their efforts to help preserve our planet."

[04/18/11 - 12:38 PM]
Food Network Selects Roster of Ten Superstar Chefs for the Ultimate Culinary Battle - Each Looking to Become "The Next Iron Chef"
Alton Brown will once again host the new season, due Sunday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/11 - 12:29 PM]
TV Land Cooks Up "Hot In Cleveland" Spin-Off With Cedric the Entertainer
He'll play a minister who finds himself involved in the four ladies' latest humorous adventures.

[04/18/11 - 11:45 AM]
Israelis and Palestinians Put Aside Their Differences to Save a Child in the Documentary "Precious Life," Debuting May 5, Exclusively on HBO
The film received the 2010 Ophir Award (the Israeli Academy Award) for Best Documentary.

[04/18/11 - 11:33 AM]
The CW's "Gossip Girl" Partners With Gilt Groupe to Offer Fans a Chance to Win a Day in the Life of Gossip Girl... and More
Prizes include a stay at the Empire Hotel, a $1,000 shopping credit, the opportunity to meet costume designer Eric Daman and more!

[04/18/11 - 10:51 AM]
The 2011 WWE(R) Draft Takes Over "Monday Night Raw," Monday, April 25 at 9/8c
The annual event will determine the new lineups of USA's "Raw" and Syfy's "Smackdown."

[04/18/11 - 10:33 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Season Two of "Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry?" to Return on Wednesday, July 13 at 10 PM ET
The cable channel has ordered 26 additional episodes of the series.

[04/18/11 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7 Ratings: ABC's "Grey's" Solidifies its Rank as the Week's #1 Scripted Series
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 28-April 3.

[04/18/11 - 10:27 AM]
Nickelodeon's Victoria Justice and "Victorious" Cast Host The Big Help Earth Day Programming From New Orleans-Area Restoration Project
Said lineup includes special episodes of "Big Time Rush" and "Victorious" on Earth Day, April 22.

[04/18/11 - 10:18 AM]
Planet Green to Premiere Isabella Rossellini's Bold and Provocative Documentary "Animals Distract Me"
The one-hour special premieres Saturday, April 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/18/11 - 10:16 AM]
"Grey's Anatomy: The Music Event" Soundtrack Tops the Billboard Charts and Surges on iTunes
By the end of the week, the soundtrack was No. 24 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums, and No. 2 on the Top Soundtrack chart.

[04/18/11 - 10:05 AM]
HBO Picks Up New Comedy Series "Veep," Created by Armando Iannucci and Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus
The series, which is expected to shoot in Baltimore, will begin production this fall for 2012 debut.

[04/18/11 - 09:49 AM]
The Ladies of Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club" Season Six Reunite As Network Announces Season Seven to Take Place in New Orleans
Plus: casting for season eight of "Bad Girls Club" is currently underway.

[04/18/11 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 17.

[04/18/11 - 09:29 AM]
CBS.com Leads All Broadcast Network Sites in Unique Viewers of Video for the 28th Consecutive Month
CBS spins the digital numbers for the month of March.

[04/18/11 - 09:12 AM]
Bugs and Daffy Return in "The Looney Tunes Show"
The series premieres Tuesday, May 3 at 8:00/7:00c on Cartoon Network.

[04/18/11 - 08:59 AM]
ABC is #1 on Sunday in Adults 18-49 at a 6-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 17.

[04/18/11 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Despite Lows
"Desperate Housewives" and "Brothers & Sisters" both tie their series lows among adults 18-49.

[04/18/11 - 07:26 AM]
3net - The 24/7 3D Network From Sony, Discovery and IMAX - Announces the Start of Principal Photography on the World's First Native 3D War Documentary Series
The four-hour miniseries is scheduled to debut on the network in fall 2011.

[04/18/11 - 06:08 AM]
Brigid Brannagh and Sean Patrick Flanery Star in "A Crush on You," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 11
Michael Clarke Duncan and Christine Scott Bennett also star in the project, formerly known as "Mystery Girl."

[04/18/11 - 05:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Truth Be Told" Flops for FOX
The original movie is the night's least-watched program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/18/11 - 03:01 AM]
Logo Greenlights New Docu-Reality Series "Sex Rx" (WT) and Expands "The A-List" Franchise to Dallas for 2011
Plus: "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Untucked: RuPaul's Drag Race" to return in winter 2012.

[04/18/11 - 12:10 AM]
Interview: "Gossip Girl" Executive Producers Stephanie Savage & Joshua Safran
The show's last five episodes of the season begin tonight at 9:00/8:00c on The CW.

[04/18/11 - 12:01 AM]
History(R) Celebrates Easter With Exclusive Special - "Jesus: The Lost 40 Days" Premieres Wednesday, April 20, 9PM ET/PT
The two-hour special follows up last year's "The Real Face of Jesus" which premiered to worldwide attention.

[04/17/11 - 12:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Game of Thrones" (HBO)

[04/16/11 - 09:36 AM]
2011 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 15 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[04/16/11 - 09:35 AM]
2011 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 10 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[04/16/11 - 09:34 AM]
ABC Leads Friday in Adults 18-49, Ranking No. 1 in Each Hour of the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 15.

[04/16/11 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demos, CBS Is Most-Watched
A repeat of "Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program but tied for eighth among adults 18-49.

[04/15/11 - 10:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 15
Updates include: A.J. Cook to return to "Criminal Minds"; AMC commissions two reality series; and Griffin Dunne to visit "Damages."

[04/15/11 - 05:01 PM]
Exclusive: Discovery Renews "Swords: Life on the Line," Books "Swamp Brothers" for May
The show's third season will roll out Thursday, May 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/15/11 - 04:57 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Overtake the Night
History's original series is the night's most-watched program and tops in adults 18-49.

[04/15/11 - 04:11 PM]
For the Second Week in a Row, "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" Is the Number One Cable Series on Thursday Night Among P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, April 14.

[04/15/11 - 12:58 PM]
Barbara Walters to Interview Elton John and David Furnish Airing on "20/20," Friday, April 22, 10 pm on ABC
The broadcast marks their first major U.S. television interview since the birth of their son Zachary this past Christmas.

[04/15/11 - 12:35 PM]
Video: Liza Minnelli Brings Down the House at The "TV Land Awards 2011"
Tune into the ninth annual event this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/15/11 - 12:19 PM]
Food Network Celebrates "Royal Icing Weekend" with the Best in Wedding Cake-Themed Content
"Food Network Challenge," "Cupcake Wars," "Last Cake Standing" and "Have Cake, Will Travel" are among the programming highlights.

[04/15/11 - 11:08 AM]
ABC to Double Up on "Happy Endings" Next Wednesday
Back-to-back episodes of the newcomer will air Wednesday, April 20 starting at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/15/11 - 10:21 AM]
NBC Announces June 1 as Premiere for New Adventure-Dating Series "Love in the Wild"
Darren McMullen hosts the series, which will air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/15/11 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Sees Week to Week Increases Opposite an "Idol"-Fueled Fox and NBC's All-Original Comedy Lineup
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 14.

[04/15/11 - 09:45 AM]
NBC.com Rolls Out NBC Live, Innovative New Tool That Allows Fans to Interact and Enhances Live Viewing Experience With New Features
NBC Live rolls out with weekly live events for "The Office," "The Celebrity Apprentice," "The Biggest Loser" and the upcoming "The Voice."

[04/15/11 - 09:31 AM]
Syfy and THQ Original Movie "Red Faction: Origins" to Premiere on Syfy Saturday, June 4, at 9PM (ET/PT)
The debut comes less than a week after the "Red Faction Armageddon" video game is released.

[04/15/11 - 09:28 AM]
Syfy's Sizzling Summer 2011 Will Feature Premiere of "Alphas," Return of "Warehouse 13," "Eureka" and "Haven"
"Eureka," "Warehouse 13" and "Alphas" to all air on Monday nights beginning July 11.

[04/15/11 - 09:02 AM]
CBS Picks Up "Same Name," A New Reality Show for Broadcast This Summer
The reality series features celebrities trading places with total strangers who just happen to share the same name.







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Two Live-Action Hits "Bella and the Bulldogs" and "The Thundermans"
Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife, Pam Grier and Joe Morton Star in the Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Premiering April 25
The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal.

[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Junkies Take Off-the-Beaten Path and Brave Nature's Extreme Elements in Animal Planet's "100 Miles from Nowhere"
Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Acclaimed Actor Kal Penn Explore the Hidden Ways Information, Data and Maps Provide Insight Into the World Around Us... And Our Daily Lives
"The Big Picture with Kal Penn" launches Monday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Releases New, Darker Key Art for Continuation of "Outlander" Season One
The series returns with the remaining eight episodes from season one beginning on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
Eight New Episodes to Be Presented Over Four Days of "Tune in 4 What?!" Programming Event, March 26-29 on Disney Channel
Each episode in the "Tune In 4 What?!" event will be available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel the morning of its premiere.

[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
TNT Extends "Cold Justice" with Additional Spring & Summer Episodes, Plus Two New Justice Served Specials Hosted by John Walsh
The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.