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[03/19/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 19
Updates include: Jason O'Mara lands CBS pilot; Nelson Franklin to lead "The Family Trap" at ABC; and Tom Papa to host TBS's "Naked Truth."

[03/19/12 - 04:00 PM]
Academy Award Winner Kathy Bates to Guest Star on "Two and a Half Men" Monday, April 30 on CBS
She'll play - no joke - the ghost of Charlie Harper in said installment.

[03/19/12 - 03:13 PM]
"Frozen Planet" - Latest Groundbreaking Natural History Series - Pulled in 26.7 Million Viewers Across Seven Discovery Communications Networks During March 18 Simulcast
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, March 18.

[03/19/12 - 02:16 PM]
Angry Birds Soar to Nickelodeon and Nicktoons In an Exclusive Short Film, "Angry Birds Space," Premiering Wednesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The encore short will air during "Angry Angry Saturday" morning on Saturday, March 24, at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT).

[03/19/12 - 01:26 PM]
A&E Sets New Premiere Dates for Original Series "Flipped Off" and "Rambug"
Both series will now air on Saturday nights beginning April 28 and May 5, respectively.

[03/19/12 - 12:37 PM]
9 Million Viewers Tune-In to "The Walking Dead" Season 2 Finale Making It the Highest Rated Episode in Series History
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 18.

[03/19/12 - 12:37 PM]
HBO Acquires Domestic TV Rights to "The Central Park Effect," Documentary Revealing a Hidden World of Birds Who Have Transformed the Lives of New Yorkers in City's Iconic Park
A 2012 SXSW selection in Documentary Feature Competition, the film will debut on HBO this summer.

[03/19/12 - 11:48 AM]
Queen Latifah to Star In and Executive Produce the Highly-Anticipated Lifetime Movie Event, "Steel Magnolias"
Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott and Condola Rashad also star in the project, from director Kenny Leon.

[03/19/12 - 10:59 AM]
Critically-Acclaimed, Fan-Favorite ABC Player iPad App Expands Availability to iPhone and iPod Touch
The updated app, recently highlighted as the sixth most downloaded free iPad app of all time, is available for free from the App Store.

[03/19/12 - 10:48 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Emerges as the #1 TV Series in all 4 Weeks of February
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/19/12 - 10:35 AM]
MTV Is Expecting... a "Jersey Shore" Season Six Like Never Before!
Production is set to begin this summer in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

[03/19/12 - 10:17 AM]
"Arrow" First Image Released
Check out the first official image of Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Arrow.

[03/19/12 - 10:01 AM]
New Song From Tonight's March 19 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"On Lexington & 52nd Street" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, performed by Will Chase.

[03/19/12 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Announces 2011-12 Season Finale Dates
Highlights include the two-part season finale of "American Idol" on Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23.

[03/19/12 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 18.

[03/19/12 - 09:12 AM]
ABC Family Starts Summer Off Strong With Three Nights of Original Programming
Newcomers include drama "Bunheads," comedy "Baby Daddy" and docuseries "Beverly Hills Nannies."

[03/19/12 - 09:10 AM]
Country Music Fans Have the Power to Decide the "47th Annual Academy of Country Music(R) Awards" Entertainer of the Year and New Artist of the Year
Nominees Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift will all vie for Entertainer of the Year.

[03/19/12 - 08:59 AM]
ABC's "Desperate Housewives" Marks its Most-Watched Telecast in 4 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 18.

[03/19/12 - 08:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Overrun Inches CBS Past Competition
ABC and FOX both finish within a few tenths of a point behind the Eye among adults 18-49.

[03/19/12 - 07:54 AM]
"Saving the Titanic," The Remarkable Untold Story of the Men Who Tried to Save the Ship, Premieres Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. on PBS
Plus: look for encore presentations on Friday, April 6, Tuesday, April 10 and Saturday, April 14.

[03/19/12 - 07:46 AM]
Animal Planet's New Series "Whale Wars: Viking Shores" Follows Sea Shepherd's Battle to End the Hunting and Killing of Pilot Whales in the Faroe Islands
The new five-part series begins Friday, April 27 on the cable channel.

[03/19/12 - 07:31 AM]
Spike TV Takes a Ride With New Orleans' Best Bounty Hunter With the Series Premiere of "Big Easy Justice" Tuesday, April 10 at 10 PM ET/PT
The 10-episode series is produced by Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions, Al Roker Entertainment and Bodega Pictures.

[03/19/12 - 07:28 AM]
"Deadliest Catch" - Emmy(R) Award Winner for Best Reality Show - Bows Tuesday, April 10 at 9pm e/p
"From the very first day it has been a privilege to share this amazing journey with the fishermen of the Bering Sea", said Thom Beers.

[03/19/12 - 07:14 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce New Dramaville Series - "Ripper Street"
The eight-part series, created by Richard Warlow, is set in and around Whitechapel in London's East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the Jack The Ripper murders.

[03/19/12 - 06:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Coverage Makes It Easy for CBS
Primetime coverage of Kentucky vs. Iowa State eclipses the competition on Saturday.

[03/19/12 - 06:00 AM]
"Nitro Circus Live" Roars Back Onto MTV2 Tuesday, March 27th at 11PM ET/PT
Premiering with two back-to-back episodes, the new series showcases the Nitro Circus stars performing their brand of high-flying insanity and daredevil stunts.

[03/19/12 - 05:06 AM]
Starz Previews New "Magic" Season with First-Ever Three-Episode Sampling Initiative for Original Series, "Magic City"
A sneak preview of the series premiere will follow the season finale of "Spartacus: Vengeance" on Friday, March 30 at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/19/12 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 Delivers Another Round of "Tough Love" This April
"Tough Love: New Orleans" premieres Sunday, April 15 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/18/12 - 09:22 PM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times and Announce Teams for Regional Semi-Finals
The regional semi-finals air Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23 on TBS and CBS.

[03/18/12 - 07:26 PM]
AMC Casts Iconic Character Michonne in "The Walking Dead"
Danai Gurira will play the fan favorite from Robert Kirkman's comic book series, a mysterious woman armed with a sword.

[03/18/12 - 01:20 PM]
WBTV WonderCon Video: The "Fringe" Team's Favorite "Walterisms"
Check out these "Walterisms" compiled by the friendly folks at "Fringe" unveiled at today's panel session.

[03/18/12 - 12:30 PM]
WBTV WonderCon Video: "Alcatraz" Breaks Out
The "explosive" highlight reel premiered exclusively today at WonderCon.

[03/18/12 - 11:20 AM]
2012 NCAA Tournament Most-Watched in 18 Years
Turner Sports and CBS Sports spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/17/12 - 06:07 PM]
WBTV WonderCon Video: Sneak Peek at "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" Clips
The producers offered fans a sneak peek at upcoming episodes via exclusive clips of Hal Jordan, Kilowog and Razer in action.

[03/17/12 - 12:38 PM]
2012 NCAA Tournament Delivers Most-Watched First Thursday and Friday Since 1991
Turner Sports and CBS Sports spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/17/12 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Posts Across-the-Board Gains on Friday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 16.

[03/17/12 - 09:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Coverage Keeps CBS in Front
The Eye has been the most-watched network every Friday in 2012.

[03/16/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Matthew Rhys is bound for FX's "The Americans"; Pablo Schreiber reports to "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; and Mercedes Ruehl joins FOX's "El Jefe."

[03/16/12 - 09:36 PM]
CBS-Turner Announce Tip Times for Third Round Games on Sunday, March 18
TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV will continue to broadcast all games available in their entirety.

[03/16/12 - 04:43 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces the Finale of "The Rosie Show"
"I thank Rosie from the bottom of my heart for joining me on this journey. She has been an incredible partner, working to deliver the best possible show every single day," said Oprah Winfrey.

[03/16/12 - 03:34 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Tops Viewers for Second Straight Week
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Behind the Music," Food Network's "Sweet Genius" and A&E's "The First 48: Missing Persons."

[03/16/12 - 02:03 PM]
Video: "Longmire" - New Series Preview
A&E's latest original series, starring Robert Taylor, will premiere Sunday, June 3.

[03/16/12 - 12:53 PM]
CBS-Turner Deliver Most Watched NCAA Tournament First Thursday Since 1991
CBS Sports and Turner Sports spin the numbers for Thursday, March 15.

[03/16/12 - 12:11 PM]
TLC Signs Ellen K to Be the Narrator of "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" and "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding"
The new season of "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" begins Friday, March 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/12 - 11:36 AM]
Ovation Dedicates Saturday Nights to "The Best You've Never Seen"
Highlights include the mini-series "Cloudstreet," which is now scheduled to premiere Saturday, April 28.

[03/16/12 - 11:11 AM]
ABC to Start "Private Practice" Tuesday Run a Week Early - April 17
"It Was Inevitable," originally scheduled for Thursday, March 22, will now kick off its five-week stint on the night.

[03/16/12 - 10:54 AM]
NBC Gives "Grimm" Early Second Season Order
Akela Cooper, a writer on the series, broke the news on her Twitter account this morning.

[03/16/12 - 10:16 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Real-Life Series "Barter Kings" Summer 2012
The 13-episode series "featuring teams of entrepreneurs pursuing items they want by trading other items that they currently own."

[03/16/12 - 09:36 AM]
Lifetime Original Series "Coming Home" Moves to New Time Period - Tuesday, April 10 at 10:00PM
The series will continue on Sundays at 10:00/9:00c through April 1.

[03/16/12 - 09:00 AM]
MTV's Spring Break 2012 to Set Las Vegas on Fire With Scorching Performances by B.o.B, Big Sean and araabMUZIK
These artists join the previously announced performers Young Jeezy, Dev, The Wanted and MTV talent from "Jersey Shore" and "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes."







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
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[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
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