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[03/01/13 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 1
Updates include: Marg Helgenberger, Dennis Haysbert return to CBS with pilots; Jim Parsons, Taylor Kitsch join HBO's "The Normal Heart"; and Annie Potts to star in ABC's "Murder in Manhattan."

[03/01/13 - 07:10 PM]
ABC Cancels "Zero Hour"; "Shark Tank" Repeats Assume Thursday Slot
Encores of the Friday staple will fill the Thursday, 8:00/7:00c hour for the next two weeks.

[03/01/13 - 04:39 PM]
Exclusive: "America's Next Top Model: College Edition" Encores to Fill The CW's Tuesday Void
Plus: look for repeats of "Hart of Dixie" on Mondays from March 18 through April 8.

[03/01/13 - 04:37 PM]
Exclusive: "Ben and Kate" to Return on April 27 as Part of FOX's Saturday Late Night
The five-week run however will be culled from repeats of the 13 episodes aired to date, not the unaired originals.

[03/01/13 - 03:29 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Tops Third Consecutive Week
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Parade's End," AMC's "Comic Book Men" and Comedy Central's "Nathan for You."

[03/01/13 - 03:04 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Red Widow" Co-Star Radha Mitchell
Check out part four of our visit to the set of ABC's new crime drama.

[03/01/13 - 03:03 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Red Widow" Co-Star Goran Visnjic
Check out part three of our visit to the set of ABC's new crime drama.

[03/01/13 - 03:02 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Red Widow" Co-Star Luke Goss
Check out part two of our visit to the set of ABC's new crime drama.

[03/01/13 - 03:01 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Red Widow" Executive Producer Melissa Rosenberg
Check out part one of our visit to the set of ABC's new crime drama.

[03/01/13 - 02:56 PM]
"Drop Dead Diva" Alive Once Again at Lifetime
The Brooke Elliott-led hour got the boot in January but will now be back for a fifth season.

[03/01/13 - 01:55 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Nominee Anna Friel Joins the Cast of "The Vatican" on Showtime(R)
She'll play Kayla Duffy, the younger sister of Cardinal Thomas Duffy (Kyle Chandler).

[03/01/13 - 01:16 PM]
NBC Announces Special Preview Air Date of Tuesday, March 26 (9-11 P.M.) for New Relationship Show "Ready for Love" From Executive Producer Eva Longoria
The newcomer will then settle into its regular time period on Sunday, March 31 (8-10 p.m. ET).

[03/01/13 - 01:01 PM]
"Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Returns to Television as Part of The CW's Summer 2013 Schedule
Aisha Tyler will host the revival, while Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie will also return.

[03/01/13 - 12:04 PM]
TNT Greenlights Powerful Unscripted Docu-Drama "Life Flight" (working title)
The six-episode series follows the dedicated teams from Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, where the Life Flight service was born.

[03/01/13 - 10:30 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with the Cast of ABC's New Drama "Red Widow" During the Two-Hour Series Premiere, Sunday, March 3
Lee Tergesen, Luke Goss, Sterling Beaumon and Clifton Collins, Jr. will answer questions during the east coast broadcast of the series.

[03/01/13 - 09:20 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "Transformers Prime" Returns for Third and Final Season with a New Foe: The Predacons!
The series returns as "Transformers Prime Beast Hunters" on Friday, March 22 at 7:30/6:30c.

[03/01/13 - 08:54 AM]
"Parks & Recreation," "The Office" Encores Earn Season Highs for Rebroadcasts
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 28.

[03/01/13 - 08:51 AM]
Discovery Channel Travels to the Epicenter of Evolution with "How We Invented the World"
The four-part series will air across two Tuesdays: March 19 and March 26 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c.

[03/01/13 - 08:49 AM]
Video: Catch Up on the Hit Drama "The Following" with "Six Episodes in Six Minutes"
New episodes continue on Mondays at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[03/01/13 - 08:43 AM]
2013 NFL Scouting Combine Posts Record Numbers Across All NFL Media Platforms
NFL Network spins the numbers for Saturday, February 23 through Tuesday, February 26.

[03/01/13 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Overshadows Its Repeat Competition
NBC's "Community" and "1600 Penn" plus "Zero Hour" on ABC were the only other originals last night.

[03/01/13 - 07:05 AM]
DJ Qualls to Guest-Star on the TNT Hit Drama Series "Perception"
He'll play Agent Rudy Fleckner, a young, tech-savvy FBI agent who specializes in investigating cyber crimes.

[03/01/13 - 07:00 AM]
Beth Stern Meets America's Most Extravagantly Fussed-Over Furry Friends in Nat Geo Wild's New Series "Spoiled Rotten Pets"
The six-episode series will premiere Saturday, April 20 at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back installments.

[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.

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[03/20/18 - 10:19 AM]
Video: Syfy Reveals "Nightflyers" Official First Look
The series follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system aboard The Nightflyer - a ship with a small tightknit crew and a reclusive captain - in the hope of making contact with alien life.

[03/20/18 - 09:56 AM]
Netflix's First Global Original Motor Series, "Fastest Car," Launches on April 6
In each episode, three souped-up "sleeper" cars, tinkered with and lovingly labored on, go head to head with one of the world's most sought-after supercars.

[03/20/18 - 09:28 AM]
TLC's Hit Docu-Series "Long Lost Family" Returns for a Third Season on Sunday, April 8 at 10/9c
This series offers viewers the chance to hear stories from people who have endured a lifetime of separation, and who long to finally be reunited with family members with whom they share an innately deep connection - but who, in many cases, they have never met.

[03/20/18 - 09:16 AM]
New Seasons of Anime Hit Series "FLCL" Crash Land This Summer
Debuting on Adult Swim's popular anime block Toonami, the new seasons bring together members of the original animation team with a whole new generation of creators.

[03/20/18 - 09:00 AM]
Additional Performers and Presenters Announced for the "53rd Academy of Country Music Awards"
Drew Brees, Nancy O'Dell, Rebecca Romijn and Lindsey Vonn have been added as presenters for the ceremony.

[03/20/18 - 08:46 AM]
Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys Star in "The Wine Show" - Premiering on Ovation TV April 18
From a beautiful villa in the Italian countryside, Goode and Rhys set off on a new challenge in every episode, uncovering some of the best wines in the world, and telling the stories that surround them.

[03/20/18 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops "American Idol" in Second Showdown
NBC wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/20/18 - 08:00 AM]
All-Star Ensemble Cast Joins Anna Paquin in the Pop Original Television Series "Flack"
The series starts production this week in London.

[03/20/18 - 07:49 AM]
PBA and FOX Sports Announce Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Rights Deal
The package will bring a substantial schedule of live PBA events to television, including prime time events and a new bracket-style, multi-week PBA Playoffs tournament that concludes with a unique PBA championship finale.

[03/20/18 - 07:42 AM]
"Recovery Boys," "Mercury 13" and "Shirkers" to Premiere at the 2018 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
"Mercury 13" is a remarkable story of the women who were tested for spaceflight in 1961 before their dreams were dashed in being the first to make the trip beyond Earth.

[03/20/18 - 07:16 AM]
April Showers Bravo Fans with Back-to-Back Premieres Starting Sunday, April 1
Newly announced to the lineup is "Southern Charm New Orleans" on Sunday, April 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/20/18 - 07:04 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces "All or Nothing" Banner for Upcoming Global Sports Docuseries
New seasons featuring The Michigan Wolverines, New Zealand All Blacks and Manchester City are due later this year.

[03/19/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 19
Updates include: Mira Sorvino to star in "The Code" at CBS; Matt Ryan's John Constantine to become regular on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; and Jenna Dewan Tatum is the latest to board FOX's "Mixtape."

[03/19/18 - 05:00 PM]
Video: "Amateur" Trailer & Poster Debut - It's March Madness!
The Netflix film is about 14-year-old basketball phenom Terron Forte, who has to navigate the under-the-table world of amateur athletics when he is recruited to an elite NCAA prep school.

[03/19/18 - 12:38 PM]
Jonathan and Drew Scott Take Home Reno Rivalry to San Francisco in New Season of HGTV's "Brother vs. Brother: Jonathan vs. Drew"
Set in the San Francisco suburbs, the new six-episode season of HGTV's popular real estate and renovation competition series will be a hyper-test of the twins' reno know-how.