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[02/15/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 15
Updates include: Sarah Michelle Gellar joins "The Crazy Ones" at CBS; Krysten Ritter boards "Assistance" at NBC; and Felicity Huffman is caught in FOX's "Boomerang."

[02/15/13 - 05:39 PM]
Kelly Rowland to Join Kristin Chenoweth, Jess Cagle and Lara Spencer as Hosts of "The Oscars Red Carpet Live" on ABC
The official Oscar(R) pre-show kicks off on Sunday, February 24 at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/15/13 - 04:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Returns on Top for History
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Freakshow," MTV's "Failosophy" and OWN's "I Got Away."

[02/15/13 - 01:11 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Kyle Chandler Secures Lead Role in "The Vatican" on Showtime(R)
Matthew Goode and Sebastian Koch have also joined the cast of the pilot, from director Ridley Scott and writer Paul Attanasio.

[02/15/13 - 12:52 PM]
Interview: "The Chris Downey Podcast" Host Chris Downey
The "Leverage" co-creator chats about his unique podcasting adventure, plus the future of his former TNT series.

[02/15/13 - 11:13 AM]
Science Channel Airing World Premiere Special "Russian Meteor Explosion" Tomorrow - Saturday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
Earlier today, a meteor weighing nearly 11 tons streaked across the sky and broke up Friday morning over the Russian mountain city of Chelyabinsk.

[02/15/13 - 11:11 AM]
"House of Lies" Star Don Cheadle Joins W. Kamau Bell on "Totally Biased"
Said installment marks the winter finale as new episodes will resume on Thursday, May 9.

[02/15/13 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Daytime Series "The Talk" Goes Primetime! Afternoon Talker Teams Up with CBS's Hit 10:00 PM Lineup for Week-Long Event Spoofing Some of the Network's Hottest Shows
"Hawaii Five-0," "Vegas," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Elementary" and "Blue Bloods" will all be spoofed by the series.

[02/15/13 - 10:47 AM]
TV Land Greenlights Original Sitcom "Kirstie's New Show" Starring Kirstie Alley
Rhea Perlman, Michael Richards and Eric Petersen also star in the project, originally known as "Giant Baby."

[02/15/13 - 10:39 AM]
Sing and Dance Into Spring with "Lovestruck: The Musical" Set to Premiere on ABC Family April 21
Jane Seymour, Sara Paxton, Drew Seeley and Chelsea Kane star in the original movie, formerly known as "Elixir."

[02/15/13 - 10:29 AM]
TLC's "Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta" Returns on March 8
Season five kicks off at 9:00/8:00c with ABC News' Linsey Davis and the band Train in back-to-back episodes.

[02/15/13 - 10:02 AM]
Time Changes for Syfy's Lineup of Originals on Wednesday Nights Beginning February 20
"Ghost Hunters," "Ghost Mine," "Stranded" and "Haunted Collector" will all return to their original time periods.

[02/15/13 - 09:17 AM]
CBS Sweeps Thursday in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 09:00 AM]
Fuse Delivers Unmatched Coverage of the 2013 Brit Awards
Taylor Swift, Robbie Williams, Muse, Ben Howard, One Direction, Mumford & Sons, Emeli Sandé and Justin Timberlake are among those set to perform.

[02/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
"The Office" Matches NBC's Highest Rating in the Hour, Excluding Sports, Since November 8
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Builds on "Grey's" to Match a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 14.

[02/15/13 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Sparks Valentine's Day Victory for CBS
Plus: "Community" takes a big dip in its second week and "Zero Hour" opens well short of "Last Resort."

[02/15/13 - 08:18 AM]
CBS Scraps Scheduling Experiment on Sunday, March 3
"The Good Wife" and "The Mentalist" will now air at their regular times of 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively, on said date.

[02/15/13 - 07:54 AM]
All-New Season of "Oprah's Master Class" Premieres Sunday, March 3 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Alicia Keys (March 3), Cindy Crawford (March 10), Tom Brokaw (March 17) and Stevie Nicks (March 24) are all on tap next month.

[02/14/13 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 14
Updates include: Jason Isaacs tapped as "The Surgeon General" for CBS; Minnie Driver joins NBC's "About a Boy"; and Jason Ritter boards FOX's "Gavin & Stacey" import.

[02/14/13 - 09:10 PM]
"American Idol" Reveals Top 40 Semifinalists Heading to Sin City!
The Vegas move is a new twist in the competition, during which the Top 40 once again will be split by gender.

[02/14/13 - 05:23 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Moonshiners" Goes Out on Top for Discovery
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Southland," Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" and TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive."

[02/14/13 - 05:10 PM]
NBC to Unleash "Hannibal" on Thursdays Beginning April 4
Mads Mikkelsen plays the title role on the series, from Bryan Fuller and Gaumont International Television.

[02/14/13 - 03:25 PM]
USA Network Unveils "Psych" The S#cial Sector - A New Interactive Murder Mystery Launches February 15
The eight-week multiplatform murder mystery builds on the success of the Emmy-nominated, fan favorite HashTag Killer.

[02/14/13 - 02:19 PM]
Video: Zombies Invade BlueBell on "Hart of Dixie" This Tuesday, February 19
Check out a Valentine's Day-themed clip from the show's next episode.

[02/14/13 - 01:27 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Zero Hour" Co-Star Anthony Edwards
The conspiracy thriller premieres tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[02/14/13 - 01:14 PM]
MTV to Air Can't Miss Season Finale Episode of Groundbreaking Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" on Monday, February 18 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Catfish: The Reunion Show" on Monday, February 25 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/14/13 - 01:05 PM]
ABC and Miss America Organization Proudly Announce New Three-Year Partnership and Move to Atlantic City, NJ
Anthony Eaton and his company, Tall Pony Productions, who have produced the live event in Las Vegas for the last six years, will produce Miss America 2014 in AC live on ABC.

[02/14/13 - 11:37 AM]
E! Explores the Dynamics and Drama of Music Stars Romeo Miller and Sean Kingston and Their Families in the New Special "Fame in the Family" Premiering Sunday, February 17 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Gary R. Benz, Michael Branton and Roy Orecchio are behind the half-hour special, from GRB Entertainment.

[02/14/13 - 11:03 AM]
ABC to Encore Tonight's Premiere of "Zero Hour" on Sunday Night
Said rebroadcast will replace the special "Revenge for Real: Rocky Mountain Retribution" at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/14/13 - 11:02 AM]
ABC Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Oscar(R) Week, With Special Oscar-Themed Programming Across the Network
"The Middle," "Neighbors" and "Modern Family" will all feature Oscar-inspired stories next week.

[02/14/13 - 10:58 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of February 4-8
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 4-8.

[02/14/13 - 10:48 AM]
"Idol Across America" Kicks Off Friday, March 1, in New York
The two-week, 5,000-mile trek is a cross-country relay of the "Idol" microphone.

[02/14/13 - 10:40 AM]
CBS and AXS TV Partner to Enhance Leading Live Events Network Dedicated to Live Music and Pop Culture
The multi-year commitment from CBS provides for promotion and access to content and shoulder programming opportunities, in addition to strategic support.

[02/14/13 - 10:38 AM]
The "Late Show with David Letterman" Places First for the Week in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-34
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 4-8.

[02/14/13 - 10:24 AM]
E! Pulls the Plug on "Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings"
The newcomer averaged just 393,000 viewers during its 11-week run on Wednesday nights.

[02/14/13 - 09:40 AM]
Howie Mandel and Nick Cannon Join Betty White for Super-Sized Laughs in All-New Episodes of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" February 19 & 26 on NBC
Both episodes will be followed at 8:30/7:30c by special "best of" episodes from season one of the hidden camera series.

[02/14/13 - 08:51 AM]
Up Week to Week, "Modern Family" Ranks as Wednesday's No. 1 Scripted TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 13.

[02/14/13 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Remains on Top Behind "American Idol"
The juggernaut however is down double digits from a year ago.

[02/14/13 - 08:16 AM]
TV Land Debuts Unflinching Larry David Comedy, "Curb Your Enthusiasm," on February 16
The show will then settle into its regular timeslot of 2am ET/PT beginning Tuesday, February 19, where it will air daily.

[02/14/13 - 06:52 AM]
Video: Watch Andy Samberg Prepare to Host Spirit Awards - Airs 2/23 on IFC
Presenters include Anna Kendrick, Zoe Saldana, Common, Aubrey Plaza, Jake Johnson, Jason Bateman, Rashida Jones, Salma Hayek and Channing Tatum.

[02/14/13 - 06:45 AM]
Season Two of the Hit Comedy Series "Burning Love" Heats Up the Web Today on Yahoo! Screen
June Diane Raphael stars in the show's sophomore run, with Jerry O'Connell, Michael Cera, Adam Brody and Colin Hanks among her suitors.

[02/14/13 - 06:03 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominees Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence to Present
Previously announced presenters include Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg.

[02/13/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 13
Updates include: Rupert Grint is "Super Clyde" for CBS; NBC trims "Camp" from 13 to 10 episodes; and CBS Television Distribution axes "The Jeff Probst Show."

[02/13/13 - 07:47 PM]
ABC Announces Midseason Scheduling Moves
"Happy Endings" moves to Fridays beginning March 29, while "Celebrity Wife Swap" joins Tuesdays starting February 26.

[02/13/13 - 04:38 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Tops Demos, Westminster Dog Show Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "The Face," TLC's "The Sisterhood" and E!'s "Secrets of a Hollywood Stylist."

[02/13/13 - 04:27 PM]
Video: Viewers Can Catch The CW's "Cult" Premiere Now on CWTV.com on CW Mobile App
Viewers can watch the entire pilot, which premieres Tuesday, February 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/13/13 - 04:21 PM]
ABC Slates "Bet on Your Baby," "Troupe Stars" for Saturday Nights
They'll launch on Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, June 15, respectively, in the 8:00/7:00c slot.

[02/13/13 - 03:38 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Garners More Tweets and Uniques; "The Lying Game" Sees Week to Week Gains Virtually Across the Board
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 12.

[02/13/13 - 03:29 PM]
NBC News Tops All Television Networks for State of the Union Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 12.







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.