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[03/06/12 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 6
Updates include: Connie Britton to star in ABC's "Nashville"; Carrie-Anne Moss joins Dennis Quaid-led drama pilot at CBS; and John Barrowman is the latest to board ABC's "The Gilded Lilys."

[03/06/12 - 11:53 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: NBC's "Parks & Recreation"
Check out our recap of night five of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/06/12 - 05:24 PM]
Sigourney Weaver to Star in USA Network's "Political Animals"
Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark are behind the six-hour project, due this summer.

[03/06/12 - 04:00 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Pawn Stars" on History
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Love Broker," Disney XD's "Lab Rats" and ABC Family's "The Lying Game."

[03/06/12 - 03:32 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "Walking Dead" Win
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Army Wives," A&E's "Breakout Kings" and VH1's "Stevie TV."

[03/06/12 - 11:46 AM]
FX Orders Fourth Season of "Justified"
Six all new episodes remain in season three, with the third season finale airing April 10.

[03/06/12 - 11:33 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Ranks #1 on Basic Cable for Total Day Delivery of All Young Adult and Young Men Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 11:23 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "American Idol" and NASCAR Drive Another Weekly Victory
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 11:02 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is the #1 Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[03/06/12 - 10:15 AM]
Heat vs. Lakers: ABC's Largest Audience for Non-Christmas Regular Season NBA Game
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, March 4.

[03/06/12 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Delivers 5 of the Week's Top 20 Scripted Programs Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 10:09 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - "NCIS" is the Week's #1 Scripted Program and #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Family Launches Full Episode Video App, Now Available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
Episodes are typically available online and via the app the day after they air on the network.

[03/06/12 - 10:05 AM]
CBS and Turner Announce 2012 NCAA Tournament Telecast Schedule
All 67 games will again be available live in their entirety across four national television networks: CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

[03/06/12 - 10:04 AM]
Disney XD Delivers its Most-Watched Week Ever in Prime in Boys 9-14
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 10:03 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's #1 Network in Total Day for Record-Setting 38 Consecutive Weeks in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 09:57 AM]
TLC Recognizes the Japan Tsunami One Year Later with One-Hour Special
"Japan Tsunami: Tales of Terror" premieres this Thursday, March 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/06/12 - 09:54 AM]
"Shameless" Delivers Its Highest Rated Episode Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, March 4.

[03/06/12 - 09:53 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery's" Report on Professional Poker Player Turned Murderer Wins Timeslot
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 3.

[03/06/12 - 09:40 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Ties for #1 for the Primetime Week of Feb. 27-March 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor: The Women Tell All" Dominates Fox's 2-Hour "Alcatraz"
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 5.

[03/06/12 - 08:48 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Smash" Surge Against CBS Repeats
"The Voice" delivered its third best results ever, behind only this year's premiere following the Super Bowl and the next day's regular-slot debut.

[03/06/12 - 07:54 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company and the NYTVF Team Up for Fifth Annual "FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest"
The contest once again invites aspiring TV writers to enter their scripts for original half-hour comedy TV pilots for the opportunity to win $25,000 and a development deal with FOX.

[03/06/12 - 07:52 AM]
Women Love Ink - Outnumber Men With Tattoos According to Oxygen Media Poll
The survey coincides with the launch of Oxygen's new competition reality series, "Best Ink" premiering on Tuesday, March 27.

[03/06/12 - 07:31 AM]
Nominations for the Second Annual "The Comedy Awards" Announced
The annual event will be taped at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, April 28 and will premiere Sunday, May 6 on the cable channel.

[03/06/12 - 06:03 AM]
ABC Music Lounge to Offer Weekly Feature With Video Clips from "GCB"
The full length, physical "GCB" soundtrack will be available from Elektra Nashville May 8.

[03/06/12 - 05:01 AM]
BET's 12th Annual "Celebration of Gospel" Ushers in the Easter Season With a Roof Raising Praise Party Led by Gospel Greats and Secular Superstars on Sunday, April 1 at 8:00 pm
Steve Harvey, Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer Holliday, Faith Evans, Johnny Gill, Kelly Price, Fred Hammond and Le'Andria Johnson are among the featured talent.

[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.







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[07/29/14 - 08:32 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 08:30 AM]
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