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[03/08/13 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy to get "Reckless" at CBS; Chris D'Elia to topline NBC's "Undateable"; and ABC orders three more episodes of "Celebrity Wife Swap."

[03/08/13 - 04:17 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Swamp People" on History
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Battleground: Rhino Wars," Comedy Central's "The Ben Show" and TBS's "King of the Nerds."

[03/08/13 - 04:00 PM]
NBC to Air "Office" Spin-Off "The Farm" on Thursday, March 14
The defunct Rainn Wilson-led pilot features appearances by Majandra Delfino, Thomas Middleditch, Matt L. Jones and Tom Bower.

[03/08/13 - 11:56 AM]
"Marvel's Avengers Assemble" and "Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." to Premiere on Marvel Universe Block on Disney XD
They'll debut on Sunday, May 26 and Sunday, August 11, respectively.

[03/08/13 - 11:31 AM]
"DC Cupcakes: Baby Cakes" Premieres Tuesday, March 12 at 10/9c on TLC
The one-hour special marks its eighth installment this season.

[03/08/13 - 10:45 AM]
USA Network's Characters Unite Month Drives Viewer Participation to New Levels by Leveraging the Power of Social Media
The multi-platform initiative was designed to promote tolerance and combat discrimination.

[03/08/13 - 09:53 AM]
ABC's "Red Widow" Surges in Live + 3 Day Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[03/08/13 - 09:52 AM]
Rats, Pigs, Muscles and a Merman to Make a Splash on TLC's Second Season of "My Crazy Obsession"
The show's sophomore run rolls out Wednesday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/08/13 - 09:48 AM]
"Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in Viewers and Demos; "Men" Beats "Idol" in Adults 18-49 for the First Time
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 7.

[03/08/13 - 09:42 AM]
BET's "Real Husbands of Hollywood" Renewed for 2nd Season!
A star-studded guest line up will be seen in season two as audiences can expect the return of such familiar faces as Nelly in the coming season.

[03/08/13 - 09:28 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Co-Star Jason Ritter at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 09:27 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Co-Star Monica Potter at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 09:26 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Co-Star Craig T. Nelson at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 09:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Co-Star Xolo Mariduena at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 09:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Co-Star Peter Krause at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 09:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Co-Star Sam Jaeger at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 09:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Co-Star Max Burkholder at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 09:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Parenthood" Executive Producer Jason Katims at PaleyFest
Check out our red carpet visits with the cast and creator of NBC's family drama.

[03/08/13 - 08:54 AM]
"Community" Jumps Week to Week by 25% in 18-49 Rating to Deliver Its Top Result in Four Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 7.

[03/08/13 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Expanded "American Idol" Pushes FOX Past CBS
Plus: NBC's "Community" and FOX's "Glee" surge from their previous originals in adults 18-49.

[03/08/13 - 08:23 AM]
"Fall To Grace," Tracing Former New Jersey Governor Jim Mcgreevey's Transformational Journey from Politics to Pulpit, Debuts March 28 on HBO
Alexandra Pelosi directed the film, which tracks his transformative journey from closeted high-profile politician to openly gay spiritual advisor to women in prison.

[03/08/13 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "King of the Nerds": A King Is Crowned
Check out a clip from last night's season finale with the winner on the Throne of Games.

[03/08/13 - 06:29 AM]
Ashley Tisdale and Shaun White Are Executive Producers and Luke Benward and Dove Cameron Star in "Cloud 9," a Disney Channel Original Movie
Kiersey Clemons, Mike Manning, Patrick Fabian, Amy Farrington and Jeffrey Nordling also star in the film, due to premiere this winter.

[03/08/13 - 06:28 AM]
Newcomer Dove Cameron Lands Dual Roles in Upcoming Disney Channel Sitcom, "Liv & Maddie"
The series, created and executive-produced by John Beck and Ron Hart, begins production in April for a fall 2013 premiere.

[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.







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[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
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[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
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ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
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[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
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