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[03/05/12 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 5
Updates include: Rachelle Lefevre is CBS's "Applebaum"; Mamie Gummer to star in The CW's "First Cut"; and CBS shelves drama pilot "Quean" over legal concerns.

[03/05/12 - 11:48 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FOX's "New Girl"
Check out our recap of night four of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/05/12 - 07:56 PM]
It's Official: FOX Cancels "Terra Nova"
The network has formally pulled the plug on the much-ballyhooed drama.

[03/05/12 - 05:32 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Discovery Stays on Top With "Gold Rush" Special
Plus: numbers for MTV's "The Break," truTV's "Top 20 Most Shocking" and FX's "UFC Fight Night."

[03/05/12 - 02:40 PM]
The CW Orders Three New Reality Series to Join Its Biggest Summer Schedule Ever
"The Star Next Door," "Breaking Pointe" and "The Catalina" will join the previously announced "Oh Sit!"

[03/05/12 - 01:36 PM]
100 Years After The Sinking of Titanic, National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence James Cameron and Dr. Bob Ballard Mark The Anniversary in Two National Geographic Channel Specials
"Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron" premieres Sunday, April 8 followed by "Save the Titanic with Bob Ballard" on Monday, April 9.

[03/05/12 - 11:49 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" is the Week's #1 Series for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[03/05/12 - 11:26 AM]
Who Doesn't Love a Deal? TLC's "Extreme Couponing: Holiday Hauls" Premieres Tuesday, March 6 at 10/9c
The latest special follows "four of the nation's most die-hard deal hunters as they storm the stores for unbelievable post-holiday discounts."

[03/05/12 - 11:24 AM]
Lucky Viewers Get a Chance to Win $50,000 Every Tuesday in March During HGTV's Mortgage Madness
The sweepstakes ends Tuesday, March 27 at midnight.

[03/05/12 - 11:01 AM]
The "2012 MTV Movie Awards" to Celebrate Movies, Music and the Magnetic Appeal of Going to the Theatre Live from the Gibson Amphitheatre Sunday, June 3rd at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: this year's telecast will be executive produced by Jesse Ignjatovic of Den of Thieves for the first time.

[03/05/12 - 10:54 AM]
Lifetime's "Dance Moms: Miami" to Turn Up the Heat on April 3
The spin-off will launch immediately following the 90-minute spring finale of parent series "Dance Moms."

[03/05/12 - 10:35 AM]
"The Bates Family Special" (wt) Premieres Tuesday, March 13 at 10 PM (ET/PT) on TLC
The special follows "a remarkable family of 21 living a simple, back-to-basics, music-filled life in the picturesque hills of East Tennessee."

[03/05/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Live! With Kelly" Travels to Beautiful Banff, Alberta, Canada - Four Shows Will Air April 2-5, 2012
In Alberta, the show will originate from the Eric Harvie Theatre at The Banff Centre, a national arts training center located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies in Banff.

[03/05/12 - 10:02 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Surpassed a Half-Billion Views on YouTube
The series is now the world's first late-night television show (and only the third U.S. show of any time) to break the half-billion mark.

[03/05/12 - 10:01 AM]
Songs from Tonight's March 5 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
The three songs available for tonight's episode include "Let's Be Bad," "It's a Man's Man's World" and "A Song for You."

[03/05/12 - 09:59 AM]
TLC's "The Real Skinny" to Document Excessive Skin Removal Surgery
The one-hour special premieres next Monday, March 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/05/12 - 09:31 AM]
Marvel Universe Hurtles Its Way onto Disney XD Sunday, April 1, With Compelling New Series "Ultimate Spider-Man" and the Return of "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes"
Rounding out the Marvel Universe block are exciting new short-form series.

[03/05/12 - 09:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Once Upon a Time" Leads ABC to Demo Win
Plus: CBS's "The Good Wife" falls to a series low in the key demographic.

[03/05/12 - 09:16 AM]
"The Amazing Race" Posts Week-to-Week Gains; CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 4.

[03/05/12 - 09:01 AM]
"ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends - In Concert" to Air Friday, April 13 on CBS
Luke Bryan, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw and Jennifer Nettles are among those featured in the two-hour special.

[03/05/12 - 08:52 AM]
ABC Dominates Sunday with a Strong Open for "GCB"
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 4.

[03/05/12 - 08:46 AM]
The Stars of "Workaholics" Host a Free House Party at SXSW Featuring Live Music, Games and More on Friday, March 16 From 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. at Icenhausers!
Plus: the third season of "Workaholics" premieres Tuesday, May 29 at 10:30/9:30c.

[03/05/12 - 08:22 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Two-Hour Special on the Biggest Snake in World History "Titanoboa: Monster Snake" Premieres Sunday, April 1 at 8PM ET/PT
The startling discovery was made by a team of scientists working in one of the world's largest open-pit coal mines at Cerrejon in La Guajira, Colombia.

[03/05/12 - 07:02 AM]
Demi Lovato to React Live to MTV Documentary and Feature First-Look at Appearance in "Punk'd" - Tuesday, March 6th at 11pm ET/PT
MTV News Special Correspondent Suchin Pak will host "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong - The After Show."

[03/05/12 - 06:42 AM]
It's Hero Time All Week Long As Cartoon Network Celebrates "Ben 10" Week March 19-24
Highlights include the all-new CGI movie, "Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens," and the two-part series finale of "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien."

[03/05/12 - 04:53 AM]
"TV Land Awards" 10th Anniversary to be Hosted by Kelly Ripa; Aretha Franklin to Receive Music Icon Award
The event, which pays tribute to classic and contemporary luminaries of television, music and movies, airs on Sunday, April 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/12 - 05:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: ABC's "Once Upon a Time"
Check out our recap of day three of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/04/12 - 09:58 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20: My Extreme Affliction" Tops "Q'Viva! The Chosen" Launch
Plus: Lindsay Lohan drives "SNL" to its second highest rating in metered-market households this season.

[03/04/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC Wins Saturday - "20/20" Premiere Topples Fox's "Q'Viva! The Chosen" Debut
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 3.

[03/03/12 - 11:53 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: NBC's "Community"
Check out our recap of night two of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/03/12 - 07:20 PM]
Video: "Community" Cast Gets Animated for NBC.com and Hulu
The three promotional shorts, set to debut Wednesday, March 7, feature the animated alter-egos and voices of the series regulars.

[03/03/12 - 09:10 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Who Do You Think You Are?" Hits Series High for NBC
ABC and CBS however are the night's most-watched networks in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/03/12 - 09:04 AM]
ABC is #1 with its 2nd-Highest Friday this Season in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 2.

[03/02/12 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 2
Updates include: ABC finds its "Beauty," The CW its "Beast"; Jesse Spencer reports to NBC's "Chicago Fire"; and Dan Byrd to star in CBS sitcom pilot.

[03/02/12 - 11:22 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FX's "American Horror Story"
Check out our recap of night one of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/02/12 - 06:12 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Exclusive Interview With Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina and Her Family to Air on "Oprah's Next Chapter" Sunday, March 11 on OWN
Also on tap this month: Lady Gaga on Sunday, March 18 and Gloria Steinem on Sunday, March 25.

[03/02/12 - 04:35 PM]
Alcon Entertainment Forms Television Division
Sharon Hall, currently Executive Vice President of Drama for Sony Pictures Television, is in negotiations to helm the new enterprise as President.

[03/02/12 - 02:58 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Holds Top Spot for MTV
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Family Affair," TLC's "NY Ink" finale and FX's "Unsupervised."

[03/02/12 - 11:52 AM]
ABC Scores Impressive Cross-Platform Numbers for its 2012 Oscar Content
ABC spins the digital numbers for its Oscar coverage to date.

[03/02/12 - 10:38 AM]
"My Extreme Affliction," a Special Edition of "20/20" That Offers a Look at Amazing Medical Conditions and Unbelievable Abilities, Premieres Saturday, March 3, from 9:00-11:00 P.M., ET on ABC
The limited series, which runs through March 31, looks back on some favorite reports and brings viewers some new, unimaginable conditions.

[03/02/12 - 10:15 AM]
Due to Popular Demand "Oprah's Lifeclass: the Tour" Announces Second Show in Canada
The second event at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto will be held on Monday, April 16.

[03/02/12 - 10:00 AM]
"The Finder" Moves to Fridays on April 6 With an All-New Episode Featuring Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
The Geoff Stults-led drama will take over for newcomer "Hotel Hell," which is being pushed to the summer.

[03/02/12 - 09:03 AM]
TLC Breaks New Ground With the Docu-Sitcom "Leave It to Niecy"
The eight-episode half-hour series will now premiere Sunday, March 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/02/12 - 09:01 AM]
Interview: "Once Upon a Time" Co-Creators Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz
The minds behind the freshman hit chat about this week's episode and beyond.

[03/02/12 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Awake" Launch Boosts NBC
The newcomer delivers the largest audience in its time period since April 15 on the Peacock.

[03/02/12 - 07:45 AM]
"Stolen Gold: Battle for the Black Swan Treasure" Premieres Sunday, March 4 at 10pm e/p on Discovery Channel
Ths special follows the story of 17-tons of sunken coin treasure valued at over $500,000 and the legal battle waged by Spain against one American treasure hunting company.

[03/02/12 - 07:12 AM]
USA Sets "Common Law" Premiere Date for Friday, May 11 at 10/9c
The series, starring Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Jack McGee and Sonya Walger, will lead out of "Fairly Legal."

[03/02/12 - 06:16 AM]
UK Pop Sensation One Direction Set to Perform Live at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards Hosted by Will Smith on Saturday, March 31
The band will also host Saturday nights on Nick throughout March, giving viewers exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the boys as they tour with Big Time Rush.

[03/01/12 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 1
Updates include: Matthew Perry to star in NBC's "Go On"; Amber Stevens to lead The CW's "Dakota"; and David Krumholtz joins Michael Urie in CBS's "Partners."

[03/01/12 - 10:08 PM]
"American Idol" Top 13 Finalists Revealed
The Top 13 will be mentored by Mary J. Blige as the guys take on the music of Stevie Wonder and the ladies pay special tribute to Whitney Houston.







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[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.

[03/04/15 - 06:06 AM]
Tom Selleck Returns as Jesse Stone Pre-Production Begins on "Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Film Created Exclusively for the Network, Premiering Fall 2015
"Lost in Paradise" marks the ninth installment of the famed movie detective series.