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[03/08/12 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 8
Updates include: Neal McDonough to lead "L.A. Noir" at TNT; Julie Benz joins Syfy's "Defiance"; and Britney Spears in talks to join FOX's "The X Factor."

[03/08/12 - 11:28 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FOX's "Bones"
Check out our recap of night seven of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/08/12 - 09:05 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 8
Plus: Daughtry to perform "Outta My Head" on next results show Thursday, March 15.

[03/08/12 - 02:52 PM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Sets New Series Records During Wednesday, March 7 Telecast
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 7.

[03/08/12 - 02:45 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Psych" Tops Viewers for USA
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing New York," TLC's "My Crazy Obsession" and Spike TV's "I Am Bruce Lee."

[03/08/12 - 02:40 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Claims Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong," Lifetime's "Prank My Mom" and ABC Family's "Jane by Design."

[03/08/12 - 02:04 PM]
NBA Ratings Update: 14 Percent Increase on ESPN, 11 Percent on ABC
ESPN and ABC spin the numbers for their NBA coverage to date this season.

[03/08/12 - 01:08 PM]
On the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic History(R) Presents the Definitive Story - "Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved" Premieres Sunday, April 15, 8-10PM ET/PT
The special "will document this most recent mission, unveil astonishing pieces of never-before-seen wreckage and present the expedition's unexpected findings as well as definitive answers."

[03/08/12 - 12:45 PM]
CBS Renews "The Talk" for 2012-2013
"We are thrilled with the evolution and growth of 'The Talk,'" said Nina Tassler. "The show has high energy, spirited conversation, relevant topics, and the audience is responding."

[03/08/12 - 12:42 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Second-Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results of the Season and Season Highs for a Regular 11:30 Telecast
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, March 3.

[03/08/12 - 12:35 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Audiences for the February 2012 Late-Night Sweep
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/08/12 - 12:09 PM]
ABC Family Presents the Basic Cable Premiere of "The Blind Side," Starring Oscar(R) Winner Sandra Bullock, Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25
In addition to winning the Academy Award, Bullock has previously won the Golden Globe, Critics Choice and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her lead performance in the film.

[03/08/12 - 11:50 AM]
Animal Planet Plunges Into New Season of the Wet, Wild and Wacky World of Aquarium Building in "Tanked"
The series returns for the first of 20 new episodes on Saturday, April 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/08/12 - 11:45 AM]
Jennie Garth, Melissa Rycroft and Melissa Peterman Spice Up Friday Nights in April on CMT
"The Singing Bee" will lead off the night at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Melissa & Tye" and "Jennie Garth: A Little Bit Country."

[03/08/12 - 11:37 AM]
"Top Teacher Week" Returns to "Live! With Kelly" - Educators from Across the Country to Be Honored on "Live" The Week of May 14-18, 2012
As kids across the country start looking forward to their summer breaks, "Live" will take a week to salute the mentors that guide their students to success every day.

[03/08/12 - 11:21 AM]
BBC America Premieres All-New Original Series "Richard Hammond's Crash Course" - Monday, April 16 at 10:00pm ET/PT
In the six-episode series, Hammond is challenged to learn how to operate America's largest and most dangerous vehicles.

[03/08/12 - 10:05 AM]
Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic to Co-Host the 2012 Miss USA(R) Competition Live on NBC Sunday, June 3 from 9 to 11 P.M. ET
The event, now in its 61st year, will originate from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

[03/08/12 - 09:38 AM]
Bravo Gets Chatty With Emmy Winner Kathy Griffin Premiering Weekly Primetime Talk Show "Kathy" on April 19th at 10:00 PM ET/PT
"Look, I've called Academy Award winners a-holes and shown the world my awesome 51 year-old boobs, so I asked myself, what else is there to do," said Griffin.

[03/08/12 - 09:03 AM]
ABC's Replay Comedies Top NBC's Originals/ABC's "Revenge for Real" Overshadows NBC's "Rock Center"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 7.

[03/08/12 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights Three New Series "The Burn" Starring Jeff Ross, "Review with Forrest MacNeil" Starring Andrew Daly and "Nathan For You" Starring Nathan Fielder
"The Burn" is due this summer while "Review with Forrest MacNeil" and "Nathan For You" will premiere in 2013.

[03/08/12 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Surges as "Idol" Hits Three-Week High
NBC's "Whitney" and "Are You There, Chelsea?" likewise hit their best numbers in three and four weeks, respectively.

[03/08/12 - 08:06 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Scores its Most-Watched February Sweep in 5 Years
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 27-March 2.

[03/08/12 - 07:26 AM]
Bob Odenkirk's "Let's Do This!" Premieres Exclusively On AdultSwim.com
Odenkirk stars in the project, originally titled "Regal Productions," about a two-bit movie mogul as he leads a collection of crazy, fame-hungry strivers chasing Hollywood dreams.

[03/08/12 - 07:14 AM]
A&E Network Presents the New Original Real-Life Series "Flipped Off" Featuring "Survivor" Russell Hantz
The series, in which he enters the high-stakes world of house flipping in the volatile Houston real-estate market, premieres Monday, April 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/08/12 - 07:13 AM]
VH1's "Pop Up Video" Takes on MTV's Hit Series "Jersey Shore" With Trivia-Filled Marathon
The two-night "Pop Up Video: Jersey Shore" marathon airs Friday, March 16 at 10:00/9:00c and Saturday, March 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/08/12 - 07:01 AM]
First Round of Performers Set for "The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 1 on CBS
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw are scheduled to perform.

[03/08/12 - 06:32 AM]
ABC Announces Music Competition Series, "Duets," for Summer 2012
Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles, Lionel Richie and Robin Thicke will set out on a journey across America looking for undiscovered talent worthy of being their protégés.

[03/08/12 - 06:31 AM]
Tommy Hilfiger Joins "American Idol" as Image Advisor for Show's Finalists
Beginning Thursday, March 15, Hilfiger will mentor the contestants to define their performance identities and help guide their style transformations.

[03/08/12 - 05:01 AM]
Selita Ebanks and Pooch Hall Bring the Glitz and Glam to BET Network's Eighth Annual "Rip the Runway"
Plus: B.o.B., Wale, Robin Thicke, Estelle, Meek Mill, Diggy Simmons featuring Jeremih and Araab Musik are set to perform.

[03/07/12 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Keri Russell to lead "The Americans" for FX; Anthony Edwards, Carmen Ejogo report to ABC's "Zero Hour"; and Theo James is CBS's new "Golden Boy."

[03/07/12 - 11:40 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FX's "Sons of Anarchy"
Check out our recap of night six of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/07/12 - 09:02 PM]
Ford Teams Up with NBC and Emmy Award-Winning Reality Producer for Prime-Time TV Reality Show "Escape Routes"
Rossi Morreale hosts the six-episode series, which premieres Saturday, March 31 at 8:00/7:00c on NBC with encores at 11:00/10:00c on mun2.

[03/07/12 - 06:45 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces the Start of Production in Winnipeg on "The Christmas Heart," Starring Teri Polo, Paul Essiembre and Tess Harper
Emmy-winner Patricia Heaton is among the project's executive producers, while her brother Michael penned the script.

[03/07/12 - 05:12 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: Cable Programming Summit"
Check out our recap of the event, featuring Michael Wright, Joel Stillerman, David Janollari, Kate Juergens and Carmi Zlotnik.

[03/07/12 - 04:06 PM]
Lifetime's "Dance Moms" Hits Series Highs Across All Key Demos
Lifetime spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 6.

[03/07/12 - 03:00 PM]
Spike TV's "Ink Master" Finale Marks Up the Competition on Cable in Its Timeslot
Spike TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 6.

[03/07/12 - 12:58 PM]
Discovery Networks International Puts Viewers in the Passengers Seat for Daring World Record Attempt in "World's Toughest Drive"
The special follows three men "as they attempt to break the world record for the fastest over land journey to the South Pole."

[03/07/12 - 12:01 PM]
Nickelodeon Brings Back Popular 90's Game Series, "Figure It Out," Greenlighting 40 Episodes
Jeff Sutphen will host the revival, which is slated to begin production in April.

[03/07/12 - 11:24 AM]
TLC to Premiere Season 2 of "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" - Friday, March 23 at 10/9c
The seven one-hour episodes "will share more of the outrageous weddings and extravagant celebrations of gypsies and travellers living in Britain today."

[03/07/12 - 11:21 AM]
NBC's "The Voice" to Begin Live Two-Hour Episodes on April 2; Six Weeks of Live Tuesday Results Shows Begin April 3
Plus: "America's Got Talent," featuring new judge Howard Stern, to debut Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15.

[03/07/12 - 10:32 AM]
Exclusive "Community" Trailer Premieres on E!'s "The Soup" Tonight!
As previously announced, the NBC comedy returns Thursday, March 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/07/12 - 10:30 AM]
ABC to Encore "GCB" Pilot This Thursday at 10:00/9:00c
Said repeat will replace the previously announced rebroadcast of "Private Practice."

[03/07/12 - 10:22 AM]
CBS Ratings Extra - Rising Interest for "Person of Interest"
CBS spins the numbers for the month of February.

[03/07/12 - 10:18 AM]
MTV Unveils New Night of Music and Performance Shows With the Debut of "MTV's Hip-Hop POV" and the Return of "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew"
"ABDC" returns on Wednesday, April 11 at 10:00/9:00c with "POV" at midnight/11:00c.

[03/07/12 - 09:19 AM]
Travel Channel Explores the World With First Interactive Travel Guide App Featuring Anthony Bourdain
"There really isn't anything else like this app in the marketplace right now," said Marietta Hurwitz.

[03/07/12 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's Repeat/Original Comedies Top Fox's Comedy Premieres from 8-9pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 6.

[03/07/12 - 08:57 AM]
A&E Network Partners With Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Kevin Harrison and Bill Thompson on a Unscripted Pilot
"Teamsters" will give viewers a first hand glimpse of the most legendary union in the most aggressive and territorial city in America: Boston.

[03/07/12 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Four Comedy Lineup Wins Demo Crown for FOX
"Raising Hope" and "New Girl" remain on par with their previous originals in the tentpole slots.

[03/07/12 - 08:22 AM]
Food Network Takes Viewers Into the World of "Meat Men" With Acclaimed New York Butcher Pat LaFrieda
The series premieres Monday, April 9 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[03/07/12 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central: April 2012 Programming Highlights - "Jo Koy: Lights Out," "Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour" & "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions"
In addition, check out all-new episodes of "Tosh.0," "South Park" and "Ugly Americans."







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[07/30/16 - 03:48 PM]
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Over 30,000 African elephants die each year at the hands of poachers and despite the global outcry over the killings, trafficking continues.

[07/30/16 - 03:16 PM]
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[07/30/16 - 02:31 PM]
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[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" Through 2018
Currently averaging 4.4 million viewers, "Real Time" is enjoying its most-watched season since the show's 2003 debut season.

[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an unclichéd and authentic way.

[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church stars as Robert, Frances' (Parker) husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
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[07/29/16 - 01:46 PM]
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[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
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