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[03/12/12 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 12
Updates include: Amir Talai is bound for ABC's "Devious Maids"; Michael Imperioli reports to NBC's "County"; and Jay Mohr joins "Applebaum" at CBS.

[03/12/12 - 11:09 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: CBS's "Two and a Half Men"
Check out our recap of night 11 of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/12/12 - 06:12 PM]
Fan Favorite Emily Maynard Becomes the First Single Mom to Star on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelorette," When It Premieres on Monday, May 14
The show's eighth edition will kick off with a special 90-minute episode at 9:30/8:30c that night.

[03/12/12 - 05:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gold Rush Aftershow" Clings to Demo Crown
Disney Channel's "Jessie" and Syfy's "WWE Smackdown" however are tops among total viewers.

[03/12/12 - 03:17 PM]
ABC Family Kicks Off the Summer With the Second Season Premiere of "Melissa & Joey" on Wednesday, May 30
Back-to-back episodes are set for said night beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/12/12 - 03:03 PM]
BBC America to Adapt SBS Australia's Landmark Documentary Series "Go Back to Where You Came From"
The four-part series sparked heated national and international debate when it aired on SBS Australia last year.

[03/12/12 - 02:58 PM]
"Hornet's Nest" - Adapted from the Novel by Patricia Cornwell - Premieres March 31 on TNT
Sherry Stringfield, Virginia Madsen, Robbie Amell, Michael Boatman and Michael Silver star in the original movie.

[03/12/12 - 12:48 PM]
VH1 Invites You to the Wedding of Evelyn Lozada and Chad Ochocinco
The eight-part series "Ev and Ocho" will premiere in September and consist of eight half-hour episodes concluding with a two-part wedding finale.

[03/12/12 - 12:02 PM]
New Series "Southern Nights" Brings CMT Favorites to Savannah for Fun and Romance in the Deep South
The "Sweet Home Alabama" spin-off will premiere Saturday, April 7 following the return of "Texas Women."

[03/12/12 - 11:47 AM]
Disney Channel Evolves Online and Mobile Offerings at DisneyChannel.com to More Deeply Engage Kids & Tweens
The new site will feature a dynamic homepage newsfeed, updated daily with videos, games, polls, photos and shout-outs.

[03/12/12 - 11:46 AM]
World Renowned Genius Stephen Hawking to Appear on "The Big Bang Theory"
Hawking will stop by the University to share his beautiful mind with his most ardent admirer, Sheldon Cooper, on Thursday, April 5.

[03/12/12 - 11:40 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Most Watched Telecast Ever With 3.5 Million Viewers Tuning In for Sunday's "Oprah's Next Chapter"
OWN spins the numbers for Sunday, March 11.

[03/12/12 - 11:28 AM]
"Pawn Stars" to Serve as Grand Marshals for HISTORY 300; Two Lucky Fans to Watch the Race With the TV Celebrities
This marks the second year the network has been the title sponsor of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

[03/12/12 - 11:25 AM]
Bravo Media Appoints Andrew Wang to Vice President, Scripted Development & Production
Wang previously held the role of Vice President of TV Development & Production for Alloy Entertainment.

[03/12/12 - 11:09 AM]
ABC Family Stirs Up a Magical Five Day "Harry Potter" Marathon Airing from Wednesday, March 14th - Sunday, March 18th
Said stunt will include airings of each of the first six films as well as exclusive interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson.

[03/12/12 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Announces May Finale Dates for the 2011-12 Season
Highlights include the two-hour series finale of "Desperate Housewives" on Sunday, May 13.

[03/12/12 - 10:51 AM]
RuPaul Declares "Bring Back... My Girls!" as Logo Greenlights "All Stars: RuPaul's Drag Race"
"All Stars: RuPaul's Drag Race" has been greenlit for six, one-hour episodes and is slated to premiere this fall.

[03/12/12 - 10:46 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: Setting a New Record, ABC's "Modern Family" is the #1 Series 3 Weeks in a Row
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[03/12/12 - 10:44 AM]
Blue Sky, Gentle Breeze, Sunshine and Sweet Harmonies Production Has Begun on "Teen Beach Musical," A Disney Channel Original Movie
The film stars Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Garrett Clayton, Grace Phipps, John DeLuca, Chrissie Fit, Kevin Chamberlin and Steve Valentine.

[03/12/12 - 10:43 AM]
Disney Channel's Highly Anticipated Original Movie "Let It Shine" Premieres Friday, June 15
Tyler James William, Coco Jones and Trevor Jackson star in the film.

[03/12/12 - 10:42 AM]
"Jessie," The #1 Comedy Among Kids and Tweens Has Order for Second Season, Inspires a Disney Channel Original Movie
The series, starring fan-favorite Debby Ryan, ranks #1 among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14.

[03/12/12 - 10:41 AM]
Disney Channel Picks Up a Second Season of Top-Rated Series "Austin & Ally"
The series premiered in December 2011 and year to-date, ranks #1 in its time period among Kids 2-11, 6-11 and Tweens.

[03/12/12 - 10:11 AM]
2012-13 Disney Channels Worldwide Kids Upfront Announcement
Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior detail their upcoming projects.

[03/12/12 - 10:01 AM]
New Song From Tonight's March 12 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"History is Made at Night" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; performed by Megan Hilty and Will Chase.

[03/12/12 - 10:00 AM]
NBC to Encore Tuesday's "Fashion Star" Premiere This Saturday; USA's "Fairly Legal" the Following Saturday
"Fashion Star" - along with a repeat of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" - will bump "The Firm" this week.

[03/12/12 - 10:00 AM]
"Homeland" and "Dexter" Return to Showtime on Sunday, September 30th
"Dexter" will once again lead off the night at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Homeland" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/12/12 - 09:41 AM]
CBS Tops Sunday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 11.

[03/12/12 - 09:38 AM]
Get Obsessed With Discovery Fit & Health's "My Mom Is Obsessed" Thursday, March 29 at 10 PM ET/PT
The six-episode series gives "an intimate, heart-warming and sometimes shocking look into the lives of moms and daughters who are anything but ordinary."

[03/12/12 - 09:29 AM]
Interview: "Smash" Executive Producer David Marshall Grant
The "Brothers & Sisters" alum chats about what's on tap for the NBC drama, airing Mondays at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/12/12 - 09:14 AM]
Exclusive: TBS to Launch New Comedy "Men at Work" on Thursday, May 24 at 10:00/9:00c
The multi-camera project, created by Breckin Meyer, stars Adam Busch, Danny Masterson, James Lesure and Michael Cassidy.

[03/12/12 - 08:59 AM]
Sam Huntington of Syfy's Hit Series "Being Human" Will Guest Star on "Warehouse 13" This Season
He'll play Ethan, a young jazz musician, desperate to leave his mark on the world of New Orleans jazz.

[03/12/12 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "GCB" Grows from its Debut to Rank #1 at 10pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 11.

[03/12/12 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "GCB" Climbs in Second Week for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 for the third consecutive week.

[03/12/12 - 07:43 AM]
"Park Secrets" Premieres Wednesday, April 18 at 8:00PM on Travel Channel
The half-hour series "exposes viewers to parks some may be unaware of and influence future vacation ideas."

[03/12/12 - 07:32 AM]
Second Round of Performers Set for the "47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," Sunday, April 1 on CBS
Blake Shelton, Chris Young, The Band Perry, Lady Antebellum and Rascal Flatts are the latest scheduled to perform.

[03/12/12 - 07:27 AM]
Animal Planet and 3Net to Simulcast Hit Series "River Monsters" on April 8
3net premieres a special 3D version of the episode with seven additional minutes of content.

[03/12/12 - 07:00 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Make Her First Visit to CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman," Monday, March 19
The First Lady will appear to discuss her Joining Forces initiative and her plans for its upcoming one-year anniversary in April.

[03/12/12 - 06:33 AM]
The Weather Channel Greenlights New Original Series "Coast Guard Florida," Produced by Al Roker Entertainment
The series will premiere on The Weather Channel in October 2012 and will feature 13 hour-long episodes.

[03/12/12 - 06:01 AM]
Multi-Platinum Pop Sensation Katy Perry to Perform Live at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Saturday, March 31, at 8 p.m.
Plus: Chris Rock, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Zac Efron, Heidi Klum, Victoria Justice, Miranda Cosgrove, Big Time Rush, Chris Colfer and Cee Lo Green set as presenters.

[03/11/12 - 07:06 PM]
CBS and Turner Tip Times and Announce Teams for First Four and Second Round Coverage
First round coverage of the NCAA First Four begins Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 on truTV.

[03/11/12 - 05:37 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: ABC's "Revenge"
Check out our recap of day 10 of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/11/12 - 09:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20: My Extreme Affliction" Keeps ABC in Front
Plus: a Jonah Hill-hosted "SNL" delivers a 4.3 rating/11 share in late-night.

[03/11/12 - 08:35 AM]
"My Extreme Affliction" Makes ABC #1 on Saturday for the 2nd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 10.

[03/10/12 - 11:55 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: The CW's "The Vampire Diaries"
Check out our recap of night nine of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/10/12 - 10:05 AM]
Bravo's Newest Multiplatform Initiative Comes to Life This Summer in "The Real Housewives: The Game"
The new Facebook game is set to run concurrently with the fifth season of "The Real Housewives of New York City."

[03/10/12 - 09:07 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Undercover Boss," "Mentalist" Special Power CBS
Alongside "Blue Bloods," said trio tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/09/12 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 9
Updates include: Claire Forlani to lead "Scruples" at ABC; Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin join A&E's "Bates Motel"; and Matt Letscher is the latest to The CW's "Carrie Diaries."

[03/09/12 - 11:15 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: ABC's "Castle"
Check out our recap of night eight of The 29th Annual Paley Festival.

[03/09/12 - 04:32 PM]
Author, Entrepreneur and Emmy Award-Winning TV Host Martha Stewart to Guest Star on "2 Broke Girls" Monday, May 7 on CBS
In the episode, Max and Caroline plan to attend a big fashion gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where Martha is scheduled to be a guest.

[03/09/12 - 04:12 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Bests "Jersey Shore" in Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Saving Face," TLC's "Japan Tsunami: Tales of Terror" and A&E's "The First 48: The Killer Speaks."







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[04/01/15 - 11:41 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up Three New Unscripted Series: "Startup U," "Next Step Realty: NYC" and "Monica the Medium"
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[04/01/15 - 10:30 AM]
E! Continues to Boost Original Programming with Introduction of Three New Series and Return of Three Hit Franchises
"#RichKids of Beverly Hills" (Sunday, May 24), "Total Divas" (Summer 2015) and "Christina Milian Turned Up" (Fall 2015) are all due back.

[04/01/15 - 10:03 AM]
truTV Spring 2015 Highlights
Said offerings include the return of "Fake Off" (Wednesday, May 6), "Barmageddon" (Monday, June 1) and "How to Be a Grown Up" (Tuesday, June 2).

[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
Fifth Harmony, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chelsea Kane, Sweet Suspense, Kelsea Ballerini, and Stars of "black-ish" and "Teen Beach 2" to Present at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
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[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
Plus: "Stalker" will rejoin the schedule on Monday, May 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/01/15 - 09:45 AM]
Creative Team Behind "The Bachelor" Franchise Introduces New Luxurious Line of Hot Tubs to Be Sold at Retailers Nationwide Beginning April 1
"Hot tubs represent a great way of life - a life filled with romance and passion," said Bachelor creator/executive producer Mike Fleiss.

[04/01/15 - 09:38 AM]
USA Network's WWE "Monday Night Raw" Attracts Largest Audience in Nearly Three Years
USA spins the numbers for Monday, March 30.

[04/01/15 - 09:31 AM]
Second Round of Performers Announced to Perform on "ACM Presents: Superstar Duets," Friday, May 15 on CBS
The special, taping April 17-18 at the two-day ACM Party for a Cause Festival at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, will be broadcast Friday, May 15 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

[04/01/15 - 08:45 AM]
NBC Ties for the Nightlong Win Against All-Original Competition on the Big 4, Despite Encores of "Voice" and "Chicago Fire"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS," "Dovekeepers" Top Viewers for CBS
The Eye however shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC last night.

[04/01/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Forever" Is No. 1 at 10pm in Adults 18-49 with an 11% Rise Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:29 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Earth Day with Slate of Original Animal Programming Throughout April
To help localize the Earth Day effort, Nat Geo WILD will invite people to post a selfie with the part of the Earth they most want to protect, using the hashtag #earthdayselfie.

[04/01/15 - 07:24 AM]
NBC Sports Group Fills Out 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Bracket with Complete Coverage Beginning April 15
During April, May and June, NBC Sports Group will televise as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 260 hours of programming.

[04/01/15 - 07:21 AM]
CNBC's "Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business" Premieres Wednesday, May 13 at 10PM ET/PT
CNBC takes viewers behind-the-scenes of five very different restaurants in the ultra-competitive New York food scene, chronicling their every struggle and occasional triumph.