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[03/20/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: Stephanie March joins "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; Eddie Izzard is the first to NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; and Noah Emmerich cast in FX's "The Americans."

[03/20/12 - 05:11 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw," "Pretty Little Liars" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory," VH1's "Styled by June" and Bravo's "Bethenny Ever After."

[03/20/12 - 03:35 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Welcomes to the Couch Elizabeth Banks, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, Adam Scott & "Weird Al" Yankovic
The series, hosted by Scott Aukerman, launches Friday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/20/12 - 03:34 PM]
IFC Unveils "Slightly Off" Originals for 2012/2013 Season
Highlights include new seasons of "Portlandia" and "Whisker Wars," plus new scripted entries "Out There" and "Maron."

[03/20/12 - 03:02 PM]
Accusations - and Fists - Fly as Stars of "Bering Sea Gold" Sound Off in "After the Dredge," Two Hour-Long Specials That Air Friday, March 23 and 30 at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel
The crews of The Christine Rose, The Wild Ranger, The Sluicey and The Clark sit down with executive producer Thom Beers, to explain why they risk their lives for the elusive gold.

[03/20/12 - 02:56 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Big Finish for "Walking Dead" on AMC
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Frozen Planet," OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter" and AMC's "Talking Dead."

[03/20/12 - 02:51 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "In Plain Sight" Returns on Top for USA
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "North Woods Law," USA's "Fairly Legal" and FX's "The Ultimate Fighter Live."

[03/20/12 - 02:37 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Finale Generates the Most-Social Media Buzz in Television History; Network's #1 Telecast Ever in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, March 19.

[03/20/12 - 02:15 PM]
"Once in a Lifetime - Rock vs. Cena" to Air on 11 NBCU Networks
This first ever behind-the-scenes special premieres Monday, March 26 on USA Network at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/20/12 - 12:19 PM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Exclusive Coverage of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Averages a 5.6 U.S. Household Rating
Turner spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 12:10 PM]
Mark Consuelos, Chris Harrison, Peter Facinelli & Ben Mulroney to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" from Banff, Alberta, Canada April 2-5, 2012
Guests that week include Jason Biggs, Johnny Galecki, David James Elliott, Jayma Mays, Caroline Rhea, Far East Movement and Melanie Fiona.

[03/20/12 - 11:58 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks #1 For Third Consecutive Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 11:32 AM]
truTV Tracking Biggest Quarter Ever, Plus Top 10 Ranking with Target Demo
truTV spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/20/12 - 11:23 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is the #1 Show in First-Run Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/20/12 - 11:12 AM]
TBS to Premiere "Men at Work" and "Sullivan & Son" This Summer
The multi-camera comedies will air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning May 24 and July 19, respectively.

[03/20/12 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of March 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 11:03 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Delivers 7 of the Top 20 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 11:02 AM]
TBS Claims Victory as Basic Cable's #1 Network with Young Adults
TBS spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/20/12 - 10:52 AM]
BIO Channel Presents One-Hour Special "Glee: Don't Stop Believing" Tuesday, April 10 at 9PM ET/PT
Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Jayma Mays, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Jenna Ushkovitz, Darren Criss and Mike O'Malley are among those featured.

[03/20/12 - 10:49 AM]
Sara Canning, Danny Glover & Kimberly Elise Star in "Hannah's Law" on Hallmark Movie Channel June 9
Greyston Holt, Billy Zane, Ryan Kennedy and John Pyper-Ferguson also star in the film.

[03/20/12 - 10:46 AM]
TV One Announces New & Returning Shows for 2012 & 2013 Upfront Season
Returning series include "Unsung," "Life After" and "Find Our Missing."

[03/20/12 - 10:45 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - Network Sweeps the Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 10:41 AM]
Disney Channel Levies Clean Sweep in Total Day for the 2nd Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 10:24 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 and Is Sunday's #1 Program
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 18.

[03/20/12 - 10:20 AM]
Record Breaking Friday Night on HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Friday, March 16.

[03/20/12 - 10:02 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Springs Into April
"Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara will host on April 7 followed by Josh Brolin on April 14.

[03/20/12 - 10:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Finds Its Pot of Gold With Original Movie, "Chasing Leprechauns"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 17.

[03/20/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC Dances to the Top with its Biggest Monday Since September
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 19.

[03/20/12 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off ABC, CBS Despite Season Low
"Dancing With the Stars" returns with its lowest-rated premiere ever while "How I Met Your Mother," "2 Broke Girls" match season lows.

[03/20/12 - 08:01 AM]
More "Magic" Coming With Early Second Season Renewal of Upcoming Starz Original Series, "Magic City"
"'Magic City' is a beautifully written, superbly acted, and visually stunning series, and we feel the quality of the work accomplished deserves a second season," said Chris Albrecht.

[03/20/12 - 07:18 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Presenters for the 2012 Induction Ceremony
The 27th annual event will take place Saturday, April 14 in Cleveland and debut Saturday, May 5 on HBO.

[03/20/12 - 07:01 AM]
Seven New Original Programs Coming to HGTV in 2012
The newcomers include "Mom Caves," "Design Star All Stars," "Buying and Selling," "Scoring the Deal," "Million Dollar Rooms," "House Hunters: Where Are They Now?" and "Living Abroad."

[03/20/12 - 06:45 AM]
3net - the 24/7 3D Network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX - Ushers in Spring with World 3D Premiere of Viewer Favorite "River Monsters"
3net will simulcast the episode, entitled "Pack of Teeth" along with Animal Planet, who will premiere the 2D telecast on Sunday, April 8.

[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.







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