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[03/07/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 7
Updates include: Omar Epps, Kurtwood Smith join ABC's "The Returned"; Paige Turco boards "The Hundred" at The CW; and Hope Davis is cast in "The Ordained" at CBS.

[03/07/13 - 10:00 PM]
"American Idol" Top 10 Finalists Revealed
In addition, host Ryan Seacrest announced an exciting new opportunity for fans to choose an 11th Idol to go on the "American Idol Live!" tour this summer.

[03/07/13 - 04:30 PM]
Syfy Reunites with Ronald D. Moore Greenlights New Scripted Series "Helix" from Sony Pictures Television for 2013
Lynda Obst and Steven Maeda also serve as executive producers with Cameron Porsandeh as a co-executive producer.

[03/07/13 - 04:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Still Big for A&E
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "60 Minutes Sports," Bravo's "Dukes of Melrose" and Syfy's "Haunted Collector."

[03/07/13 - 03:33 PM]
Blackhawks Streak Drives Record Ratings for NBC Sports Group
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 6.

[03/07/13 - 03:00 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Animated Comedy Adventure Series "Star and the Forces of Evil," Created by 2009 CalArts Graduate Daron Nefcy
Eden Sher of ABC's "The Middle" provides the voice of the lead character, Star Butterfly.

[03/07/13 - 02:59 PM]
Join Stars from ABC's Sunday Night Lineup in Live Twitter Chats
Cast members from "Once Upon a Time," "Revenge" and newcomer "Red Widow" are among the participants.

[03/07/13 - 02:04 PM]
1.9 Million Viewers Rally for the Season Finale of truTV's "Full Throttle Saloon"
truTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 6.

[03/07/13 - 01:32 PM]
The CW Heads to SXSW Interactive 2013
Among the festival highlights: a special appearance by Ian Somerhalder, who will connect with fans who submit questions via Twitter.

[03/07/13 - 01:11 PM]
Bravo Serves Up a Double Dose of "Don't Be Tardy..." Season Two with Back-to-Back Premiere Episodes on New Date Tuesday, April 16 at 9PM & 9:30PM ET/PT
Plus: look for "Shahs of Sunset: The Lost Footage" on Sunday, March 10 and "Vanderpump Rules: Reunion Secrets" on Monday, March 11.

[03/07/13 - 12:05 PM]
Disney XD Returns to the Dojo with Third Season of Top-Rated Martial Arts-Inspired Series, "Kickin' It," Premiering Monday, April 1
The new season will include a special guest appearance by two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas.

[03/07/13 - 11:29 AM]
Showtime(R) Is Trending Now @SXSW(R)
Festival highlights include a special, first-ever watch party of the highly-anticipated new drama series "Ray Donovan."

[03/07/13 - 11:00 AM]
CBS's New Drama "Golden Boy" to Remain in Tuesday, 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT Time Period
"Vegas" will instead shift to Fridays at 9:00/8:00c beginning April 5.

[03/07/13 - 10:56 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes for the February Sweep, While Stretching Their Margins of Victory
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 25-March 1.

[03/07/13 - 10:45 AM]
Travel Channel Bows New Series "Foodiculous" Hosted by Mikey Roe
Roe and other Travel Channel all-stars will explore unique variations of popular American dishes around the globe.

[03/07/13 - 10:40 AM]
E!'s Hit Comedy Series "Fashion Police" Is Absolutely Mad About Sports This March with a Month-Long Salute to Fashionable Athletes
Georgina Bloomberg, Jeff Gordon, Laila Ali and Dennis Pitta are all slated to appear in the coming weeks.

[03/07/13 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bouncing, Beautiful... Game Show! ABC Delivers "Bet on Your Baby" Saturday, April 6, Hosted by Melissa Peterman
As previously reported, the eight-episode series will air Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/07/13 - 09:53 AM]
Jackson Galaxy Takes on Most Hellacious Cat Cases Yet in New Season of Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell"
The series returns with the first of 17 all-new episodes on Saturday, April 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/07/13 - 09:38 AM]
April Is Stand-Up Month at Comedy Central, Featuring All-New Stand-Up Premieres and Fan Favorites
Kristen Schaal, Gabriel Iglesias, Jim Norton and Al Madrigal all have specials on tap next month.

[03/07/13 - 09:37 AM]
Tegan and Sara, Machine Gun Kelly to Host the "2013 mtvU Woodie Awards" on March 14 in Austin, Texas
Additionally, nominee twenty one pilots will join the "2013 mtvU Woodie Awards" line-up alongside the previously announced Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

[03/07/13 - 09:36 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The New Normal" Co-Star NeNe Leakes at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of freshman comedy.

[03/07/13 - 09:35 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The New Normal" Co-Star Justin Bartha at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of freshman comedy.

[03/07/13 - 09:34 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The New Normal" Co-Star Jayson Blair at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of freshman comedy.

[03/07/13 - 09:33 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The New Normal" Co-Star Bebe Wood at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of freshman comedy.

[03/07/13 - 09:32 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The New Normal" Co-Star Andrew Rannells at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of freshman comedy.

[03/07/13 - 09:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The New Normal" Co-Creator Ali Adler at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creators of freshman comedy.

[03/07/13 - 09:28 AM]
Turner Broadcasting and NCTC Reach Long-Term Distribution Agreement
CNN, HLN, TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movies, truTV and more will continue to be carried by NCTC's nearly 1,000 independent cable operator members nationwide.

[03/07/13 - 08:44 AM]
"Whitney" Delivers Its Highest 18-49 Rating in Five Weeks and Biggest Overall Audience Since January 9
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 6.

[03/07/13 - 08:31 AM]
Starz Worldwide Distribution Caters To Esquire Network and Comedy Fans With Licensing of "Party Down"
Starz retains select on-demand and online rights to the show during the 2013 license period.

[03/07/13 - 08:31 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars(R)" Teams Up with Screenvision to Bring the Late-Night Show to a Movie Theater Near You
"Movie: The Movie: Twovie" is showcasing an exclusive 90-second cinema version within Screenvision's nationwide cinema network from March 3-28.

[03/07/13 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Triumphs Over Repeat Competition
Plus: NBC's "Whitney" climbs week-to-week while ABC's "Suburgatory" craters without "Modern Family" original lead-in.

[03/07/13 - 07:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Looks Into the "Secret Life of Money"
The one-hour special premieres Saturday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/07/13 - 07:39 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Two Largest Sweep Audiences Back to Back
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 25-March 1.

[03/07/13 - 07:08 AM]
"Sunday MLB on TBS" Steps to the Plate with Multiple Appearances by the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox in April and May
The network begins its 26-game Major League Baseball regular season schedule on Sunday, April 7, at 1 p.m. ET.

[03/07/13 - 06:38 AM]
IFC Greenlights New Original Scripted Comedy Series Produced by Funny or Die - "The Spoils of Babylon"
The series is a television adaptation of a best-selling epic novel by fictional famous author Eric Jonrosh, played by Will Ferrell.

[03/07/13 - 06:37 AM]
IFC Greenlights New Original Comedy Series "The Birthday Boys"
Executive produced by Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller, the 10-episode series features the Los Angeles comedy group of the same name.

[03/06/13 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 6
Updates include: Scott Bakula returns to TNT in Geena Davis-led pilot; Sara Gilbert joins "Bad Teacher" at CBS; and Ben Rappaport, Bill Engvall to star in "Do It Yourself" at TBS.

[03/06/13 - 05:44 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Tops Charts with Lakers/Thunder
Plus: numbers for CNBC's "Treasure Detectives," Spike TV's "The Joe Schmo Show" and VH1's "100 Sexiest Artists."

[03/06/13 - 03:46 PM]
Syfy Leaps Into Spring with Premiere of Ground Breaking Transmedia Event "Defiance"
Plus: the final five episodes of "Merlin" to get pushed to May 3-May 31 on the cable channel.

[03/06/13 - 02:18 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast for 9th Consecutive Week in Target Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 5.

[03/06/13 - 01:19 PM]
Video: "Hardcore Pawn" Returns March 26 on truTV
The network's flagship series is due back with its seventh season.

[03/06/13 - 01:04 PM]
ABC Announces Joey Lawrence and Charissa Thompson as Hosts of "Splash," Premiering March 19
David Boudia and Steve Foley serve as judges with Greg Louganis as the mentor to the participants.

[03/06/13 - 12:52 PM]
Discovery Channel Goes Undercover Wednesday March 13 in "Under Siege: America's Northern Border"
The special takes "viewers inside the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as they patrol the largest and most challenging border in the United States."

[03/06/13 - 12:29 PM]
Video: Discover Starz's Historical Fantasy "Da Vinci's Demons" from Creator David S. Goyer in All New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
Goyer and the cast discuss the series premiering on Friday, April 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/06/13 - 12:16 PM]
Morgan Freeman Explores "The God Particle" in a Special Higgs Boson Episode of "Through The Wormhole" on Science Channel
The special episode premieres Wednesday, March 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/06/13 - 12:00 PM]
Jane Lynch and Wilmer Valderrama Join the Force of New Animated Comedy "Murder Police" on FOX
They'll presumably replace Horatio Sanz and Penny Marshall on the upcoming series.

[03/06/13 - 11:00 AM]
"WIGS," the No. 1 Channel for Scripted Drama on YouTube, Picks Up Popular Series "Blue" and "Lauren" for Second Seasons and Announces New Relationship Series "Paloma"
Grace Gummer, Rhys Coiro and Garret Dillahunt star in the channel's latest addition.

[03/06/13 - 10:31 AM]
E! Special Reveals the Real Kristin Cavallari Behind the Hype and Controversy on Sunday, March 10th at 10:00PM ET/PT
"I had two lives," she says in the special. "I had the public Kristin and then I had the real me."

[03/06/13 - 10:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Community" Co-Star Jim Rash at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast of NBC's cult favorite comedy.

[03/06/13 - 10:02 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Community" Co-Star Richard Erdman at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast of NBC's cult favorite comedy.







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[12/05/16 - 03:28 PM]
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[12/05/16 - 01:30 PM]
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[12/05/16 - 12:22 PM]
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[12/05/16 - 12:08 PM]
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[12/05/16 - 11:19 AM]
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[12/05/16 - 11:11 AM]
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[12/05/16 - 11:01 AM]
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[12/05/16 - 10:40 AM]
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[12/05/16 - 10:03 AM]
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[12/05/16 - 10:01 AM]
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[12/05/16 - 09:40 AM]
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[12/05/16 - 09:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Posts Another NBC Win
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[12/05/16 - 09:16 AM]
CBS to Air "First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House - An Oprah Winfrey Special," Dec. 19
OWN will air the second showing of the special on Wednesday, December 21 at 9:00/8:00c.