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[02/28/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Josh Hopkins joins NBC's "Ladyfriends"; Missi Pyle to play mom on FOX's "Prodigy/Bully"; and Victor Garber is the first to board NBC's "Notorious."

[02/28/12 - 03:50 PM]
TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland" Wins Gracie Award(R) for Outstanding Comedy
The awards are presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and will be given at a gala in Los Angeles on May 22.

[02/28/12 - 03:35 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Extends Win Streak to Seven
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Lab Rats," Bravo's "It's a Brad, Brad World" and E!'s "Fashion Police: The 2012 Academy Awards."

[02/28/12 - 03:30 PM]
USA Most Watched Network for February
USA spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 02:33 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "NBA All-Star Game" Sneaks Past "The Walking Dead"
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "Goose," Animal Planet's "Rattlesnake Republic" and Nickelodeon's "Nick News."

[02/28/12 - 01:51 PM]
You Better Run, You Better Hide! Prepping for Real Life Disaster Series "Doomsday Bunkers" Comes to Discovery Channel
The three-part series, featuring Dallas-based Deep Earth Bunker owner Scott Bales, premieres Wednesday, March 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/28/12 - 01:26 PM]
NFL Season-Opener to Be Held Wednesday, Sept. 5
The game will be played on Wednesday to avoid a conflict with President Barack Obama's Thursday night speech at the Democratic National Convention.

[02/28/12 - 01:25 PM]
MTV and Dan Savage Explore Dating, Sex and Relationships in "Savage U" Premiering April 3 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
"Savage U" features 12 episodes, each one focused on exploring the unique campus culture at a different college.

[02/28/12 - 01:14 PM]
Animal Planet Leaves a Bigfoot-Sized Footprint With Its Best February Performance
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 01:13 PM]
Disney Channel Sets Records as TV's #1 Network in Total Day for the 22nd Consecutive Month in Tweens 9-14 and for the 10th Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery Announces Premiere Dates for "Unchained Reaction," New "MythBusters" Episodes On New Night
"MythBusters" returns Sunday, March 25 at 9:00/8:00c, leading into the previously announced "Unchained Reaction."

[02/28/12 - 12:23 PM]
Video: Discovery Releases More Breathtaking Video from "Frozen Planet" - The Icy Finger of Death!
The seven-part series, narrated by Alec Baldwin, premieres Sunday, March 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/28/12 - 12:20 PM]
In the U.S., The "Glee" Cast Is a Top 10-Selling Digital Artist of All Time
Music performed by the show's cast ranks No. 8 in the Top 10-selling digital U.S. artists of all time, according to SoundScan.

[02/28/12 - 12:01 PM]
When the Smoke Cleared, The 2012 Daytona 500 Is Most-Watched in FOX History
FOX spins the numbers for Monday, February 27.

[02/28/12 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins February With Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:43 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama Talks to Kids About Staying Active, in a "Disney XD Xtra" Premiering Today, February 28
Doc Shaw, Kelsey Chow and Olivia Holt host the interstitial, which will air in daily rotation on Disney XD.

[02/28/12 - 11:42 AM]
Disney XD Delivers its #2 Month Ever in Prime in Total Viewers, Kids 2-11, Kids 6-14, and Tweens 9-14
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:41 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks No. 1 on Four of Seven Nights, Widens Season Lead
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 11:32 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Topped the Charts as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for the Final Week of February
TNT spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26 and the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:32 AM]
ABC Family is Cable's #2 Network in Females 12-34 for the 2nd Straight Month
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 11:31 AM]
Michael Mann Chronicles War Photographers for New HBO Documentary Series Witness
The first episode was shot in Juarez, Mexico, while the next three are currently in production.

[02/28/12 - 11:31 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery's" Report on Ex-Reality TV Producer Bruce Beresford-Redman Wins Timeslot
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 25.

[02/28/12 - 10:39 AM]
"Chopped All-Stars" Returns April 8th on Food Network
The five-week stunt will air Sundays at 9:00/8:00c through May 6th.

[02/28/12 - 10:33 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Is the #1 Series for the Primetime Week of Feb. 20-26 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 10:31 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Picks Up Two Additional Episodes
Said order bringing the season total to 15 episodes.

[02/28/12 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week by Strong Margins in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 10:06 AM]
ESPN Breaks Cable Viewership Record with NASCAR Telecast from Daytona
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 25.

[02/28/12 - 09:58 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers Most Watched February in Network's History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 09:49 AM]
FX Locks Summer Launch Date for Comedy Series - Thursday, June 28th
Look for "Anger Management," "Wilfred," "Louie" and "Strangely Uplifting with Russell Brand" all on said date.

[02/28/12 - 09:31 AM]
VH1 Primetime Ratings Soar 50% in Adult 18-49 Demo in February
VH1 spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/12 - 09:05 AM]
G4's Critically Acclaimed Series "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" Returns With Seven New Episodes Tuesday, March 27th at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: the men of Platoon 3-4-2 will sit down for the first time in a reunion show hosted by the series narrator, actor Josh Duhamel.

[02/28/12 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Dayton 500 Snaps NBC's Win Streak
FOX's NASCAR coverage slips by the Peacock to number one in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/28/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits 2nd-Best Number and "Castle" Marks a 5-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 27.

[02/28/12 - 08:51 AM]
EPIX Seeing Black in 2012 - Lewis Black's "In God We Rust" Premieres March 17
The new special follows up his Grammy winning special, "Stark Raving Black," which continues to be a top performing original event on EPIX.

[02/28/12 - 07:55 AM]
New Series "Mary Mary" Premieres Thursday, March 29th at 10pm ET/PT
New episodes then air in its regular timeslot Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning April 5.

[02/28/12 - 06:52 AM]
BBC America to Develop Two New Series With UK Indie Clerkenwell Films
On tap are "Wired," a sci-fi program from writer Steven Volk, and "The Dead Beat," a paranormal crime show from writer John Jackson.

[02/28/12 - 06:15 AM]
3net - the 24/7 3D Network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX - Announces Encore Presentation of Award-Winning Original 3D Event "Fields of Valor: The Civil War"
The four-part event will rebroadcast Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning March 24.

[02/28/12 - 06:01 AM]
VH1's Emmy Awarding-Winning "VH1 Rock Docs" Franchise Joins SXSW Film Festival in March With the Premiere of Two New Documentaries, a Panel and Exclusive Sneak Peek Into the Rise and Fall of Napster With "Downloaded: The Digital Revolution"
"Marley" and "Uprising: Hip Hop and The L.A. Riots" will premiere at SXSW on March 11 and March 14, respectively.

[02/28/12 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Announces Celebrity Cast and Pairings for Season 14 of "Dancing with the Stars"
Look for the two-hour season premiere on Monday, March 19 with the first results show on Tuesday, March 27.

[02/28/12 - 05:53 AM]
The Blind Auditions Are Complete and the Teams Are Set -- The Battle Is Now On as the Top 48 Artists Advance to the Battle Rounds on NBC's "The Voice"
Lionel Richie, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Alanis Morissette, Ne-Yo and Robin Thicke will lend their expertise as advisers during the upcoming battle rounds.

[02/27/12 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 27
Updates include: Cuba Gooding Jr. to play "Guilty" for FOX; AnnaSophia Robb to star in The CW's "Carrie Diaries"; and Lucy Liu set as Watson in CBS's "Elementary."

[02/27/12 - 05:10 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush" Wraps Season on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "On Freddie Roach," Showtime's "Roz G: Ain't Got Jokes, Got Problems" and E!'s "Actors Unscripted."

[02/27/12 - 04:57 PM]
"Touch" World Premieres Thursday, March 22 on FOX
"Bones" will instead move to Mondays at 8:00/7:00c beginning April 2.

[02/27/12 - 01:39 PM]
MTV's Groundbreaking Docu-Series "16 and Pregnant" Returns on Tuesday, March 27 at 10PM ET/PT
Additionally, the network greenlit "Teen Mom 3," a new series that will document the challenges of four new teens who are struggling to navigate parenthood.

[02/27/12 - 01:03 PM]
"E!'s Live from the Red Carpet: The 2012 Academy Awards" Breaks Records With 4 Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/12 - 01:02 PM]
Video: All-New Trailer for "Loiter Squad!" New Series Premieres 3/25!
The Adult Swim series features Tyler, The Creator, Jasper, Taco, and Lionel from Odd Future.

[02/27/12 - 12:20 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Draws its Biggest Post-Oscar Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/12 - 11:45 AM]
ABC Family's Hit Series "Switched at Birth" Honored With Two Gracie Awards
Creator Lizzy Weiss was named "Outstanding Producer-Entertainment" while Constance Marie was named "Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama Series or Special."

[02/27/12 - 11:31 AM]
ABC's "Academy Awards" Broadcast Draws its 2nd-Biggest Audience Since 2007
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/12 - 11:01 AM]
Logo Announces Nominees For The 2012 "NewNowNext Awards"
The fifth annual event premieres Monday, April 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.







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[02/10/16 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "House of Cards" Season Four Trailer
Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright return in the new season, premiering Friday, March 4 on the streaming service.

[02/10/16 - 02:52 PM]
TV One's Premiere of 47th NAACP Image Awards Drives Network to Rank Among Top 2 Ad-Supported Cable Networks for the Night
TV One further spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/10/16 - 02:45 PM]
Netflix Confirms Additional Casting for "Gilmore Girls" (WT) Series
Milo Ventimiglia, Matt Czuchry, Liza Weil and Yanic Truesdale are set to return to their original characters.

[02/10/16 - 02:30 PM]
All-New Military-Inspired Competition Series "American Grit" to Debut Following Return of "Bones" on Thursday, April 14, on FOX
Starring John Cena, the series follows 16 of the country's toughest men and women as they are split into four teams and face a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges set in the wilderness of Pack Forest in Eatonville, WA.

[02/10/16 - 01:08 PM]
"The Late Late Show with James Corden" Breaks New YouTube Record
CBS spins the digital numbers for the series to date.

[02/10/16 - 12:48 PM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for "Shooter"
Ryan Phillippe and Omar Epps star in the project, based on the Mark Wahlberg-led feature of the same name.

[02/10/16 - 12:40 PM]
Kick-Ash Cast of Starz Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" Expands for Second Season
Lee Majors will play the role of Brock Williams, Ash's father, and Ted Raimi will play the role of Ash's childhood best friend, Chet Kaminski.

[02/10/16 - 12:35 PM]
Pre-Game with El Rey Network on Sunday, February 28, As They Celebrate The 88th Academy Awards with the "Director's Chair Red Carpet Marathon"
Quentin Tarantino, George Miller and Sylvester Stallone are among the featured auspices.

[02/10/16 - 12:05 PM]
"The Simpsons" Load Up and Journey to Daytona 500 In Support of 2016 FOX NASCAR Season Opener
"Being able to tap into such a recognizable, iconic part of pop culture is an extremely strong asset to be able to draw on," said Robert Gottlieb.

[02/10/16 - 12:05 PM]
Praise the Lord! Bravo Media's "Thicker Than Water" Season Three Premieres Sunday, March 27 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, Ben faces the stark reality that the Tankard household has become an empty nest and also realizes there are deep emotional wounds that need to be healed within the family.

[02/10/16 - 12:02 PM]
Bob Costas to Host NBC's Primetime Rio Olympics Coverage
Costas has served as primetime host for every Olympics on NBC since 1992, including the 2012 London Games, which is the most-watched television event in U.S. history, reaching 217 million viewers.

[02/10/16 - 11:35 AM]
Video: AMC Releases First Four Minutes of Highly Anticipated "The Walking Dead" Mid-Season Premiere Episode
In addition, Hallmark eCards has partnered with "The Walking Dead" to create unique, original Valentine's Day eCards inspired by the show.

[02/10/16 - 11:16 AM]
WGN America Unveils Key Art and Behind-the-Scenes Music Featurette for "Underground," The Highly Anticipated Escape Thriller Premiering March 9 at 10 PM ET/PT
The featurette goes behind-the-scenes with executive producer and music titan John Legend and composers Laura Karpman, a multi-Emmy Award winner, and Raphael Saadiq, a celebrated singer/songwriter and producer.

[02/10/16 - 10:57 AM]
LMN Bolsters Programming Slate with the Launch of New Docuseries "Codependent" on March 8 and Original Movie "House of Darkness" on April 17
Plus: look for the return of "My Haunted House" and "The Haunting of..." on March 28.

[02/10/16 - 10:45 AM]
E! Vows to Deliver the Drama When the "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" Strut Down the Aisle Beginning Sunday, April 17th at 10PM ET/PT
The eight-episode season will follow blogger babe Morgan Stewart and real estate mogul Brendan Fitzpatrick's diamond encrusted road to the altar.