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[03/05/13 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 5
Updates include: Ben McKenzie to star in "The Advocates" at CBS; Matt Lanter tapped for lead in The CW's "Oxygen"; and ABC asks for yet another episode of "Shark Tank."

[03/05/13 - 08:52 PM]
NBC's "Community" Characters to Be Immortalized as Puppets in an Episode Airing in April
The announcement was made at this evening's PaleyFest panel presentation for "Community" in Beverly Hills.

[03/05/13 - 07:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA's "WWE Raw" Claims Top Three Spots
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Chasing the Saturdays," Bravo's "LA Shrinks" and Syfy's "Lost Girl."

[03/05/13 - 05:36 PM]
"Django Unchained," "Ted," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Silver Linings Playbook" Lead Nominations for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards"
Fans will have the "Power of the Popcorn" in their hands as voting begins today, Tuesday, March 5 at MovieAwards.MTV.com through Saturday, April 13.

[03/05/13 - 05:01 PM]
Fourth Season of "Good Luck Charlie" Premieres with a Special Performance by The Muppets, Sunday, April 28 on Disney Channel
Plus: Luke Benward, star of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Cloud 9," joins the cast for a special six-episode story arc.

[03/05/13 - 04:47 PM]
"BrandX with Russell Brand" Goes Live from London
The show's March 7 and March 14 episodes will take place at the Duchess Theatre in Soho.

[03/05/13 - 04:04 PM]
MTV's "World of Jenks" Ranks as the #1 Series in Its Timeslot Across All Television with P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, March 4.

[03/05/13 - 04:00 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Keeps Demo Crown, "The Bible" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Enlightened," TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor" and Food Network's "Cupcake Wars."

[03/05/13 - 03:55 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts with College Basketball Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Auction Hunters," Lifetime's "The Surrogate" and OWN's "Blackboard Wars."

[03/05/13 - 03:21 PM]
FOX Expands "Hell's Kitchen" Return on March 12 to Two Hours
The extra hour will bump the previously announced originals of "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" on said date.

[03/05/13 - 01:54 PM]
ABC Family's Groundbreaking All ASL "Switched at Birth" Sweeps as Cable TV's #1 Scripted Telecast at 8pm Across Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, March 4.

[03/05/13 - 01:15 PM]
Jon Stewart to Take Hiatus from "The Daily Show" to Direct and Produce His First Feature Film
John Oliver will host the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning series for the eight weeks of original episodes that are scheduled during Stewart's hiatus.

[03/05/13 - 12:46 PM]
Are You Afraid Of The Dark? Investigation Discovery's New Series "Dead of Night" Reveals the Evil That Lurks in the Shadows of the Night
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, March 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/05/13 - 12:33 PM]
The Network Premiere of "Ice Age 2: The Meltdown" Delivers The Hub's Best Telecast in Network History
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 12:23 PM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" Wins the Week with Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 12:09 PM]
Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce 2013 Ncaa(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Telecast Schedule
CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV will carry all 67 games this year.

[03/05/13 - 12:05 PM]
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy to Host New CBS Summer Reality Series "The American Baking Competition," Premiering Wednesday, May 29
Plus: Paul Hollywood, the star U.K. baker and current judge of the British series, and accomplished chef Marcela Valladolid will serve as the series' judges.

[03/05/13 - 12:04 PM]
Sunday's NHL Coverage Scores Record Ratings for NBC and NBC Sports Network
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[03/05/13 - 12:01 PM]
Disney Junior Orders Second Season of "Sofia The First," Cable TV's #1 Series Among Kids 2-5, Girls 2-5 and Boys 2-5
Extensions of the hit series include the illustrated storybook Sofia the First from Disney Press and the record-breaking TV movie "Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess."

[03/05/13 - 11:43 AM]
Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" on Disney Channel Is Cable's #1 Series in Kids 2-5 for 5th Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 11:30 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Relivery Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 on Basic Cable for the First Week of March 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 11:01 AM]
Anchor Bay Entertainment Inks Distribution Deal with AMC Networks for Original Programming from AMC, IFC and Sundance Channel
The pact includes the highly-anticipated Sundance Channel scripted series, "Rectify," and AMC's recently greenlit original drama series, "Low Winter Sun."

[03/05/13 - 10:55 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces New Saturday Night Programming Lineup Premiering in April
"Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Raising Whitley" and "Life With La Toya" are all on tap next month.

[03/05/13 - 10:54 AM]
FOX Sports Media Group Gives Rise to FOX Sports 1, A New National Multi-Sport Network
Set to debut on Saturday, August 17, FS1 is available in over 90 million homes, making this the biggest sports cable network launch in history.

[03/05/13 - 10:52 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows to Its 2nd-Best Performance This Season
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 18-22.

[03/05/13 - 10:51 AM]
FOX Wins Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Top 20 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 10:35 AM]
CMT Broadens Its Appeal with Bold New Series, News & Docs, Returning Favorites and More Projects in Development Than Ever
The network's returning class includes "Redneck Island," "Swamp Pawn," "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" and "My Big Redneck Vacation."

[03/05/13 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 10:12 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Feb. 25-March 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[03/05/13 - 09:41 AM]
"Urban Tarzan" - Featuring the Legendary Extreme Animal Handler - Set to Premiere on Spike TV
The 10-episode series bows Tuesday, March 19 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[03/05/13 - 09:27 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #5 for the Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[03/05/13 - 09:17 AM]
"Katie" Is Up to Rank as TV's #1 New Syndie Talker for the 24th Straight Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 18-22.

[03/05/13 - 09:11 AM]
"48 Hours: The Usual Suspect" Is Saturday's #1 Show in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 2.

[03/05/13 - 08:52 AM]
"The Bachelor: Women Tell All" Is Up/"Castle" Posts Best Repeat in 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 4.

[03/05/13 - 08:50 AM]
"Biggest Loser" Scores a Five-Week High in Total Viewers, Its Third Week-to-Week Increase in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, March 4.

[03/05/13 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with Viewers, Demos
The network's freshman hit "The Following" is the only series up week-to-week in adults 18-49.

[03/05/13 - 08:39 AM]
Esquire Network Greenlights Two New Original Series: "How I Rock It" and "Risky Listing"
NBA superstar Baron Davis hosts "How I Rock It," a six-part series featuring the leading tastemakers at the forefront of a men's style revolution.

[03/05/13 - 08:17 AM]
Showtime(R) Introduces "House of Lies" Multi-Platform Social Game "Pack a Suitcase"
Players are invited to share their scores on Facebook and Twitter, as well as to join the Facebook leaderboard to see how they stack up against the competition.

[03/05/13 - 07:43 AM]
IFC Returns to SXSW - IFC Crossroads House to Host Live Comedy Showcases with Comedy Bang! Bang!, Marc Maron, Chris Gethard and More
The venue - the historic VICE Bar in the heart of downtown Austin - is open to all festival-goers from March 9-14.

[03/05/13 - 07:01 AM]
Six 2013 College Football Telecasts Involving SEC, ACC & Big 12 Announced
The six games will include seven teams ranked in ESPN.com's early college football top 25 rankings for 2013.

[03/04/13 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 4
Updates include: Naveen Andrews to get "Reckless" at ABC; Alexis Bledel joins FOX's "Friends & Family"; and Benjamin Stockham cast as title role in NBC's "About a Boy."

[03/04/13 - 06:01 PM]
Season Three of Disney Channel's Top Rated Series "A.N.T. Farm" Premieres Friday, May 31 with a Special One-Hour Episode
The episode features the new original song "Stars Aligning," performed by Hollywood Records recording artist China Anne McClain.

[03/04/13 - 03:40 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NBA Doubleheader, Disney Originals Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," Starz's "Spartacus: War of the Damned" and TLC's "Four Weddings."

[03/04/13 - 02:50 PM]
Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Grabs the Bull by the Horns at the SXSW Interactive Festival with Full Week of Shows
Scheduled guests include Brooklyn Decker, Ian Somerhalder, Sarah Silverman and more!

[03/04/13 - 02:04 PM]
NBC's "Last Call With Carson Daly" Will Return to the Popular South by Southwest Music Festival to Host Its Annual Music Showcase in Austin, Texas on March 13
The late-night show's interviews throughout the week will include Jake Bugg, Joey Bada$$, Angel Haze and Chloe Chaidez from the band Kitten.

[03/04/13 - 01:52 PM]
History's First Scripted Series "Vikings" Topples the Ratings with 8.3 Million Total Viewers on the Night and 6.2 Million Total Viewers at 10 PM
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[03/04/13 - 01:47 PM]
History's "The Bible" Premieres with 14.8 Million Total Viewers on the Night and 13.1 Million Total Viewers from 8-10PM
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[03/04/13 - 01:16 PM]
Ne-Yo to Headline MTV, mtvU and United Way's "Spring Fix" Benefit Concert at Six Flags on Saturday March 23, 2013
Andrew Jenks and Vinny Gaudagnino will also make appearances.

[03/04/13 - 01:15 PM]
"Avatar's" Jon Landau Appears in This Week's All New Episode of Syfy's "Face Off," Tuesday, March 5 at 9 PM ET/PT
This week, the remaining seven makeup artists head to the California coastline and learn that they'll be creating their own undiscovered bioluminescent creatures.







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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.