[thursday, february 28, 2013]    
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[02/28/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 28
Updates include: Sophia Bush, Rebecca De Mornay board NBC's "Hatfields & McCoys"; John C. McGinley gets in on "Ground Floor" at TBS; and John Benjamin Hickey to "Blink" for The CW.

[02/28/13 - 10:06 PM]
Five More Semifinalists Chosen to Round Out the Top 20 on "American Idol"
Next week, "Idol" will air on three consecutive nights and it will be up to America to decide who becomes a finalist.

[02/28/13 - 04:24 PM]
After Five Seasons, "90210" Bids Farewell with a Series Finale on May 13
Plus: the Friday-bound "Cult" will now wrap its season on May 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/28/13 - 04:11 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Trumps Cable, Broadcast in Return
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Parade's End," TNT's "Boston's Finest" and Syfy's "Stranded."

[02/28/13 - 02:29 PM]
FOX Announces Season Finale and Summer Premiere Dates
Summer highlights include new seasons of "MasterChef" and "So You Think You Can dance" as well as newcomer "Does Someone Have to Go?"

[02/28/13 - 02:04 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Finale Hits Season High in All Key Demos, Earning Over 1.85 Million Live Same Day Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 27.

[02/28/13 - 01:41 PM]
USA's "Psych" Premieres Seventh Season with Double-Digit Increases, Garnering Nearly 3 Million Viewers
USA spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 27.

[02/28/13 - 01:31 PM]
Carol Burnett and Tim Conway Reunite on TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland"
Burnett will play Victoria's (Wendie Malick) mother while Conway will return as Elka's (Betty White) ex-boyfriend.

[02/28/13 - 12:29 PM]
Allison Janney Goes for Her Masters - Emmy Award(R)-Winning Actress to Guest Star on New Showtime(R) One-Hour Drama Series "Masters of Sex"
She'll appear in five episodes as Margaret Scully, the wife of Beau Bridges's character.

[02/28/13 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Delivers Increasing Cross-Platform Numbers for Its 2013 Oscar Content
ABC spins the digital numbers for its Oscar coverage to date.

[02/28/13 - 11:51 AM]
"Duck Dynasty" Becomes A&E's #1 Telecast Ever and the #1 Nonfiction Series on Cable This Year
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 27.

[02/28/13 - 11:38 AM]
Dirk Hoogstra Promoted to Executive Vice President, Development and Programming, History(R) and H2(TM)
Hoogstra was an executive producer on the network's first scripted mini-series "Hatfields & McCoys."

[02/28/13 - 11:16 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of Feb. 18-22
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 18-22.

[02/28/13 - 10:47 AM]
"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Joins Esquire Network Lineup as Network Secures Exclusive Cable Television Rights to Hit Late-Night Series
Starting Wednesday, April 24, episodes will air on Esquire Network Monday through Friday at 7:00/6:00c, one week after they first premiere on NBC.

[02/28/13 - 10:16 AM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week to Match a 5-Week High on the Night in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 27.

[02/28/13 - 10:09 AM]
USA Network's Basic Cable Premiere of the Academy Award(R)-Winning "Schindler's List" Reaches Record Audience
USA spins the numbers for Saturday, February 23.

[02/28/13 - 10:08 AM]
Bravo Is Top TV Brand with Facebook Fans According to New Satisfaction Study
The results of the study, the largest market research of its kind, was just released and based on over one million monthly survey responses.

[02/28/13 - 10:08 AM]
BBC America Roadhouse Comes to SXSW - Video DJ Eclectic Method to Perform Special Tribute to Iconic Series "Doctor Who" on March 9
The channel's line-up of events also includes a night of British music featuring Frank Turner and Skinny Lister and hosted by Georgie Okell.

[02/28/13 - 10:01 AM]
Red-Hot Comic Returns to the Network for His Fourth HBO Stand-Up Special When "Louis C.K.: Oh My God" Debuts April 13
In the special, he discusses such topics as the food chain, animals, divorce, strange anecdotes, broken morality, murder and mortality.

[02/28/13 - 10:01 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 18-22.

[02/28/13 - 09:45 AM]
Fashion Guru Tim Gunn & Celebrity Hairstylist Ken Paves Guest Star in Fan Favorite Makeover Episode of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" on Monday, March 4
For the first time ever, all the contestants will reveal their new makeover looks at home, surrounded by family and friends in heartwarming and emotional reunions.

[02/28/13 - 09:32 AM]
"Henry Hugglemonster," a New Animated Series About a Family of Fun-Loving Monsters, to Debut Monday, April 15 on Disney Junior
The series is based on the "I'm a Happy Hugglewug" books by award-winning children's book author/illustrator and Ireland's Children's Laureate, Niamh Sharkey.

[02/28/13 - 09:24 AM]
Bravo Media's Georgia Peaches, Kim Zolciak & Kandi Burruss, Own Tuesdays with New & Returning Series Capturing the Sweet Life of Atlanta
"Don't Be Tardy..." and "The Kandi Factory" will air back-to-back beginning April 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/28/13 - 09:13 AM]
USA Network Expands Reality Slate with Series Order for "Summer Camp" (Working Title)
The eight-episode series "sends die-hard campers back to the most cherished place of their youth for the thrill of a lifetime."

[02/28/13 - 09:13 AM]
"The Dome" Descends on Wilmington, N.C. - New CBS Summer Series "Under The Dome" Begins Production Today
Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Dean Norris, Natalie Martinez, Britt Robertson, Alexander Koch, Colin Ford, Nicholas Strong, Jolene Purdy and Aisha Hinds star in the drama.

[02/28/13 - 09:11 AM]
Oscar(R)-Nominated Documentary "Kings Point" a Moving Story Of Love, Loss and Self-Preservation, Debuts March 11, Exclusively on HBO
The film "tells the stories of five seniors living in a typical American retirement resort."

[02/28/13 - 09:04 AM]
Animal Planet's "River Monsters" and Angler Jeremy Wade Plunge Into the Most Dramatic Season Yet
Season five launches Sunday, April 7 at 9:00/8:00c with a monster-sized opener.

[02/28/13 - 09:00 AM]
Country Music Superstars Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift and R&B Chart-Topper Ne-Yo to Perform on "ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night"
The special tapes Monday, April 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for an air date later this season.

[02/28/13 - 08:48 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Beats an Original "CSI" for the First Time in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 27.

[02/28/13 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Remain the Top Draws
Plus: ABC's "Suburgatory" and The CW's "Arrow" see double-digit gains from last week.

[02/28/13 - 08:26 AM]
Katie Couric Returns to Newtown, Connecticut
Broadcasting from the Town Hall in Newtown, Couric will explore the healing process for families and friends of the 26 lives that were lost that day.

[02/28/13 - 08:16 AM]
Spike TV Launches Groundbreaking Co-Viewing App for Bellator MMA
The app works in concert with the live Spike broadcast to supply fans with real-time fight data only available through the app.

[02/28/13 - 08:03 AM]
MTV2 Sets Premiere Date for "Nitro Circus Live" Season Two - Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: MTV2 spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/28/13 - 07:51 AM]
Oxygen's New Dating Series "Find Me My Man" Premieres Tuesday, April 2 at 9 PM ET/PT
The series follows tough-love matchmaker Natalie Clarice, who runs the successful agency Heart & Soul International.

[02/28/13 - 07:42 AM]
Syfy Renews Sexy Supernatural Series "Lost Girl" for Fourth Season Beginning in 2014
The all-new 13 episode fourth season will begin airing in 2014.

[02/28/13 - 06:05 AM]
Scripps Networks Interactive's Popular Lifestyle Shows from HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel Coming to Prime Instant Video and Amazon Instant Video
Among the available titles: "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations," "Cupcake Wars," "House Hunters," "Iron Chef America," "Chopped" and "Throwdown With Bobby Flay."

[02/28/13 - 06:01 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health Introduces the "Funeral Boss"
The six-part series - premiering Thursday, March 14 at 10:00/9:00c - follows Bill Harris, an expert in the funeral industry and the heart and soul behind this family business.

[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.

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[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.