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[02/27/13 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 27
Updates include: David Spade, Rachael Harris report for "Bad Management" at ABC; FOX snags Anthony LaPaglia for "Boomerang"; and Chyler Leigh joins "Holding Patterns" at NBC.

[02/27/13 - 10:01 PM]
Five More Semifinalists Join the Top 20 on "American Idol"
Tomorrow, the final group of guys will perform with the hope of claiming one of the five remaining spots in the Top 20.

[02/27/13 - 07:56 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0," "Pretty Little Liars" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Parade's End," Spike TV's "The Joe Schmo Show" and Oxygen's "The Face."

[02/27/13 - 05:03 PM]
"Cult" Moves to Friday Nights at 9:00
Various repeats will fill the Tuesday, 9:00/8:00c hour beginning next week.

[02/27/13 - 02:13 PM]
"Robot Combat League" Kicks Bot as Syfy's Best Premiere for a New Unscripted Series Among Adults 18-49 in Over Two Years
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/27/13 - 02:11 PM]
Oprah Winfrey and Don Miguel Ruiz Discuss "The Four Agreements" on the Award-Winning Series "Super Soul Sunday," March 3 on OWN
"The Four Agreements" was previously selected as one of Oprah's Favorite Things, soaring to the top of the New York Times Best Seller list.

[02/27/13 - 02:04 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 and "Most Tweeted" TV Series for 8th Straight Week
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/27/13 - 01:44 PM]
National Geographic Channel Charts the Remarkable Rise of Christianity in the Three-Part Easter Special "Jesus: Rise to Power"
All three installments will air Thursday, March 28 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/27/13 - 01:37 PM]
"Archer" Gets Season Five Pick-Up from FX
The network has ordered 13 episodes for the series' fifth season.

[02/27/13 - 01:16 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores 13 Consecutive Months of Year-Over-Year Ratings Growth
OWN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/27/13 - 12:45 PM]
Dermot Mulroney Guest Stars on "BrandX with Russell Brand" This Thursday, February 28
Following the full-hour live episode at 11:00/10:00c, the show will encore at 1:00 AM ET/PT.

[02/27/13 - 12:43 PM]
Quadruple-Platinum Artist and "American Idol" Winner Phillip Phillips' Single, "Gone, Gone, Gone," Named Goodbye Song on Season 12 of "American Idol"
Plus: Phillips and previously announced performers Bon Jovi will appear on the "Idol" stage Thursday, March 14.

[02/27/13 - 11:53 AM]
Animal Planet Renews "Pit Bulls and Parolees" for Fifth Season
The network will roll out 16 brand new episodes in fall of 2013.

[02/27/13 - 11:06 AM]
Season Four of AMC's "The Walking Dead" Begins Production May 6 in Atlanta
AMC also confirms Scott M. Gimple as showrunner and executive producer for the series' fourth season to premiere in October with 16 episodes.

[02/27/13 - 10:46 AM]
Investigation Discovery and NBC News' Peacock Productions Partner for a Revealing Expose Behind the Oscar Pistorius Scandal
"Beauty & the Blade Runner," a one-hour special, airs Sunday, March 3 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/27/13 - 10:39 AM]
Lou Diamond Phillips Returns to Military Channel For an All-New Season of "An Officer and a Movie"
The premieres kick off with "Platoon," where Phillips interviews actor, war movie advisor and retired Marine Captain Dale Dye.

[02/27/13 - 10:25 AM]
Bindi Irwin Comes Back to the Jungle in "Return to Nim's Island" on Walden Family Theater, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere March 15
The project is the first in a new series of family movies created by Walmart, P&G, Walden Media and Arc Entertainment to air exclusively on Hallmark Channel.

[02/27/13 - 10:04 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for Hit Reality Series "The Bachelorette," Along With Sexy New Drama "Mistresses"
"The Bachelorette" returns Monday, May 20 followed by "Mistresses" on Monday, May 27.

[02/27/13 - 09:44 AM]
USA Is Most-Watched in Cable for February
USA spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/27/13 - 09:36 AM]
"NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Golden Boy" Are Tuesday's Top Three Programs
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/27/13 - 09:07 AM]
ESPN Ranks First in Perceived Value among Cable Networks for Thirteenth Consecutive Year
It was also ranked the most important network in their cable system for the ninth straight year.

[02/27/13 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" Opens at Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/27/13 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops the Night in Demos, Viewers
"Golden Boy" opens on par with "Vegas," winning the 10:00/9:00c hour.

[02/27/13 - 07:59 AM]
TNT Offers Online Streaming of First Seven Episodes of "Dallas" Season 2 Leading Up to J.R.'s Funeral
All seven episodes will remain available for online streaming through March 12, the day after the episode featuring J.R.'s funeral premieres.

[02/27/13 - 07:36 AM]
Burger Expert George Motz Embarks on Mouthwatering Road Trip in Travel Channel's "Burger Land"
The 11-episode, half-hour series premieres Monday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[02/27/13 - 06:02 AM]
20 New Culinary Competitors Brave Chef Gordon Ramsay's Command in "Hell's Kitchen"
This season's prize: a head chef position working under Executive Chef Jeremy Berlin at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace.

[02/27/13 - 04:00 AM]
Will Ferrell to Be Honored with Inaugural "Comedic Genius Award" at the "2013 MTV Movie Awards"
Plus: "The 2013 MTV Movie Awards Nominations Spectacular" airs this Tuesday, March 5 at 7:58/6:58c.

[02/26/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 26
Updates include: Cam Gigandet to star in CBS's "Reckless"; Brittany Snow joins "To My Assistant" at FOX; and Martin Short is in talks to join NBC's "The John Mulaney Show."

[02/26/13 - 06:35 PM]
"BrandX with Russell" Brand Moves to a New Time - 11:00 PM ET/PT on Thursday Nights
The late night series will continue to air live episodes through May 2.

[02/26/13 - 04:47 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "WWE Raw" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Burning Love," Disney XD's "Lab Rats" and Nickelodeon's "Nick News."

[02/26/13 - 02:45 PM]
"48 Hours: The Accuser" Was Saturday's #1 Program in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 23.

[02/26/13 - 02:12 PM]
ABC Family's Switched at Birth" Is Monday's #1 Scripted Cable TV Telecast Across Target Female Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, February 25.

[02/26/13 - 02:07 PM]
Nickelodeon Unveils New Generation of Content for New Generation of Kids at Annual Upfront Presentation
Live-action highlights include "The Haunted Hathaways," "Sam & Cat," "The Thundermans," "Awesomeness" and "Nick Studio 10."

[02/26/13 - 01:35 PM]
Science Channel Bugs Out with Two New World Premiere Insect Specials This March
Look for "Insect Autopsy" on Monday, March 11 and "Planet Ant" on Thursday, March 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/26/13 - 01:04 PM]
February Delivers Big Gains for The Hub, Which Has Its Best Month with Kids 2-11 Since August
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/26/13 - 12:48 PM]
It's Man v Scout as Life Experience Takes on Scout Experience in New National Geographic Channel Series
"Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?" premieres Monday, March 4 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[02/26/13 - 12:31 PM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/26/13 - 12:30 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "The Walking Dead" Continues Reign for AMC
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Enlightened," Discovery's "Silver Rush" and truTV's "Container Wars."

[02/26/13 - 12:25 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon's "Wendell & Vinnie" Tops Originals in Viewers
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Argo: Inside Story," Syfy's "End of the World" and A&E's "Flipping Boston."

[02/26/13 - 12:21 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for the Second Consecutive Month
Turner spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/26/13 - 12:09 PM]
MTV Set to Debut Highly Anticipated Third Season of "Teen Wolf" on Monday, June 3 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The premiere date was recently uncovered through a social media fan-frenzy within an exclusive photo from the first episode.

[02/26/13 - 12:08 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Livestream Partnership for 30th Annual PaleyFest
Plus: NCM(R) Fathom Events will present the "Walking Dead" and "Big Bang Theory" panels in select movie theaters nationwide.

[02/26/13 - 11:24 AM]
Exclusive: "Sinbad" to Set Sail on Syfy Beginning Friday, April 12
Elliot Knight stars in the famed title role with Naveen Andrews as his nemesis, Lord Akbari.

[02/26/13 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 for the Sweep in Viewers and Young Adults, Leading FOX and NBC
ABC spins the numbers for the sweeps period to date.

[02/26/13 - 11:05 AM]
Disney Channel Extends #1 Total Day TV Streak to 22 Consecutive Months Among Kids 6-11 and 34 Months in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/26/13 - 11:05 AM]
"Puppy Bowl" Sweeps February, Helping Animal Planet Score Its Best-Ever February Prime and Total Day
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/26/13 - 11:02 AM]
CBS Wins February Sweep in Adults 18-49 for the First Time Since 1998
CBS spins the numbers for the sweeps period to date.

[02/26/13 - 10:40 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Feb. 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/26/13 - 10:27 AM]
Erik Estrada Gets Back on His Motorcyle in the Syfy Original Movie "Chupacabra vs The Alamo" - Premieres Saturday, March 23 at 9PM
Plus: look for Vince Ventresca in the premiere of "Flying Monkeys" on Saturday, March 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/26/13 - 10:21 AM]
Destination America Examines the Mormon Faith and Underground Fight Clubs in Latest Installments of Anthology Series "Hidden In America"
Said installments air on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[04/16/14 - 10:09 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Starting at 8:00/7:00c, fans can tweet Christopher Rich at @AceCharmer and Melissa Peterman at @Followtheblonde.

[04/16/14 - 10:03 AM]
GSN Announces a New Lineup of Competitors for Third Season of "The American Bible Challenge," Premiering Thursday, May 22 at 8 PM (ET/PT)
Season three premieres with two back-to-back original episodes on Thursday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c, and will air new episodes every Thursday at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 09:59 AM]
Spike TV Orders a Second Season of "Catch a Contractor" Starring Adam Carolla
The new episodes - due this fall - will be an hour long, up from season one's half-hour episodes.

[04/16/14 - 09:46 AM]
"Shark Tank: Swimming with Sharks" - Swim in the Shark-Infested Waters with a Unique Look Behind-the-Scenes of the Hit Show Airing Friday, May 2, 8 pm on ABC
In keeping with the evening's theme, an all-new, original episode of "Shark Tank" will air immediately following at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/16/14 - 09:22 AM]
"NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Person of Interest" Win Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 09:17 AM]
@ESPNNBA Full Court Press: NBA Takeover for Final Night of the Regular Season
Highlights include "30 for 30: Bad Boys" on Thursday, April 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 09:02 AM]
FX Orders Third Season of "The Americans"
Six episodes remain in the current season, including tonight's broadcast.

[04/16/14 - 08:52 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 Tuesday Night in Adults 18-49, Led by the #1 Show of the Night, "The Voice"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:34 AM]
Pivot Taps Embassy Row to Produce New Season of Nightly Topical Series "TakePart Live," Premiering May 12th at a New Time, 10:00 PM ET/9:00 PM CT
Offering viewers a forum to discuss the issues of the moment, "TakePart Live" explores topics from the day's headlines.

[04/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Participant Media's Pivot Increases Commitment to Originals with Four New Shows, Eleven Series in Development, New Scripted Drama, Franchise Award Show, Over 300 Hours of Original Programming in 2014
Highlights include "Fortitude," a dark drama series, with psychological and thriller elements, that follows the residents of an Arctic town unlike any other place on Earth.

[04/16/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up and Virtually Ties "NCIS: Los Angeles" for #1 in Adults 18-49 at 9pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
The Peacock series is up from last week among adults 18-49, as are "About a Boy" and "Growing Up Fisher."

[04/16/14 - 08:16 AM]
Cartoon Network Viewers Charmed by "Clarence"
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 14.

[04/16/14 - 08:04 AM]
NBCUniversal Presents Unprecedented Coverage of Premier League's "Championship Sunday" on May 11
All 10 matches will be presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks on Sunday, May 11 at 10 a.m. ET.

[04/16/14 - 07:50 AM]
NeNe Leakes Plays Cupid with Patti Stanger on Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Season Finale Airing Sunday, April 20 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the special "Patti Uncensored: Three Dates Gone Wrong" on Tuesday, April 22 at 10:30/9:30c.