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[03/28/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 28
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "America's Most Wanted"; ABC sets cast, title for "Once Upon a Time" spin-off; and David Krumholtz joins NBC's "Brenda Forever."

[03/28/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 28
Plus: season four winner Carrie Underwood and season nine finalist Casey James to perform on next results show Thursday, April 4.

[03/28/13 - 04:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Duck Dynasty" on A&E
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Blade Runner: The Untold Story," Animal Planet's "Polar Bears: Edge of Existence" and MTV's "The Real World: Portland."

[03/28/13 - 03:05 PM]
Nearly 4 Million Viewers Watched the Premiere of "The Game" and Nearly 3 Million Viewers Watched the Premiere of "Let's Stay Together" on BET
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 26.

[03/28/13 - 03:04 PM]
The 100th Episode of "Psych" on USA Network Was the #1 Scripted Cable Original During Wednesday Primetime Across All Demos
USA spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 27.

[03/28/13 - 02:41 PM]
Video: MTV Movie Awards Talent Ready to Take on "The Walking Dead" as Zombies
Check out the latest promo for the Rebel Wilson-hosted event, airing Sunday, April 14.

[03/28/13 - 02:40 PM]
Robin Roberts to Join Michael Strahan as Guest Co-Host on "Live with Kelly and Michael," Monday, April 1, 2013
Laurence Fishburne, Stana Katic and the latest eliminated finalist from "American Idol" are scheduled to appear.

[03/28/13 - 02:10 PM]
TLC's "My First Home" Returns for Season Five - Premieres Saturday, April 6 at Noon ET/PT
The new season will consist of 20 half-hour episodes and is produced by Authentic Entertainment.

[03/28/13 - 01:40 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere of "Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop"
Danny Glover, Austin Stowell and Kayla Ewell star in the film, now airing Saturday, June 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/28/13 - 01:33 PM]
"Feherty" Celebrates March Madness with Bobby Knight Conversation Monday, April 1 on Golf Channel
Bobby Knight joins David Feherty for a candid conversation about his life, career and love of golf on the next episode.

[03/28/13 - 01:20 PM]
Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Has All "The Right Stuff" When "New Kids on the Block" Stops by the Clubhouse on Wednesday, April 3 at 11PM ET/PT
Other upcoming guests include Rita Wilson, Nia Vardalos, Fred Armisen and more!

[03/28/13 - 01:01 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Third Season of the Popular Comedy Series for Kids and Families, "Jessie"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in July and is scheduled to premiere in fall 2013.

[03/28/13 - 01:00 PM]
Legendary Kiss Founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley Are Going to Rock 'N' Roll The Hub Network with "Kiss Hello Kitty," a New Animated TV Series in Development
The series "will feature the four KISS x Hello Kitty characters living their rock 'n' roll dreams and bringing pink anarchy to every situation they are in."

[03/28/13 - 12:36 PM]
ESPN, WNBA Extend Agreement Through 2022
The new agreement allows for games to be presented on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and WatchESPN.

[03/28/13 - 12:03 PM]
Spring College Football: Games Involving Teams from the ACC, Big 12 and SEC
Overall, the networks will combine to cover 13 spring football games beginning with Texas' Orange-White scrimmage on Saturday, March 30.

[03/28/13 - 12:01 PM]
New ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Crew to Call Two MLB Season-Opening Games in Less Than 24 Hours
Dan Shulman, John Kruk and Orel Hershiser will call the Rangers/Astros on Sunday, March 31 and the Giants/Dodgers on Monday, April 1.

[03/28/13 - 11:51 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Top the ABC and CBS Time-Period Competition for the Late-Night Week of March 18-22
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 18-22.

[03/28/13 - 11:30 AM]
TNT Greenlights Docudrama "Nashville Confidential"
TNT has ordered eight episodes of the series, which is slated to launch in early 2014.

[03/28/13 - 11:15 AM]
TLC to Premiere "Casino Confidential" and "America's Worst Tattoos" on Thursday, April 4
Said duo will be joined by the third season of "NY Ink" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/28/13 - 11:01 AM]
Platinum-Selling Global Sensation Demi Lovato Will Return to the Judges' Panel for Season Three of "The X Factor" on FOX
"I couldn't be happier that Demi wants to come back this year," said Simon Cowell. "She's a superstar in her own right and was a fantastic mentor last year."

[03/28/13 - 10:43 AM]
With Multi-Week Highs, ABC Ranks No. 1 in Late-Night in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 18-22.

[03/28/13 - 10:21 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Revenge" Star Ashley Madekwe, Sunday, March 31
She'll be up on @smashleybell during the east coast broadcast of the show.

[03/28/13 - 10:08 AM]
Sundance Film Festival 2012 Winner of Best Cinematography to Make World Television Debut on National Geographic Channel in Time for Earth Day
"Chasing Ice" will air Friday, April 19 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/28/13 - 09:50 AM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Ring of Fire" Set to Premiere May 27
Jewel, Frances Conroy, John Doe and Matt Ross star in the biopic of legendary country artist June Carter Cash.

[03/28/13 - 08:52 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Captures Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since January 30 and Its Biggest Overall Audience Since January 9
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 27.

[03/28/13 - 08:45 AM]
"Modern Family" Tops "Idol" in Adults 18-49 - "The Neighbors" and "Suburgatory" Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 27.

[03/28/13 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Tops Viewers, Demos for 11th Consecutive Wednesday
Plus: NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and The CW's "Supernatural" see double-digit gains from last week.

[03/28/13 - 07:53 AM]
Discovery Channel Revs Up for New Premiere Episodes of "Overhaulin'"
The series returns from sibling network Velocity on Monday, April 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/28/13 - 07:40 AM]
FX Networks Announces Ambitous Slate of Limited Series
Sam Mendes, Paul Giamatti, Alexander Payne and Shawn Ryan are among the auspices.

[03/28/13 - 07:39 AM]
FX Networks Announces Comedy Pilot Pickups
Set to begin production are Charlie Kaufman's "How and Why" and Grant Dekernion's "Chozen."

[03/28/13 - 07:38 AM]
FX Orders Its First Limited Series - "Fargo"
Noah Hawley, Joel & Ethan Coen and Warren Littlefield are behind the 10-episode series, due in the Spring of 2014.

[03/28/13 - 07:37 AM]
FX Makes W. Kamau Bell Strip - "Totally Biased" Goes from Weekly to Nightly Series
The new format will launch this fall on FXX with 130 new original episodes, airing Monday through Thursday nights at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/28/13 - 07:36 AM]
FX Networks Announces Pickups - "Justified," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The League" & "Legit"
The latter trio will all move to FXX while the former will return in January 2014.

[03/28/13 - 07:34 AM]
FX Networks to Launch FXX a New Network for Young Adults Debuting on September 2, 2013 and Available to 74 Million Homes
FXX initially will be built on a foundation of original comedy series, movies and acquired series.

[03/28/13 - 07:29 AM]
TV One Announces "Amazing Grace: Drama in the Black Church - A Washington Watch Special With Roland Martin," Saturday March 30, 7:00 PM/ET
Said special will precede the network's television premiere of Russ Parr's "The Undershepherd."

[03/28/13 - 07:09 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts Highly Anticipated Trailer for "Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life" During the Premiere of "Real World: Portland"
Additionally, Ke$ha will perform at "Logo NewNowNext Awards 2013" premiering Monday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c on Logo.

[03/28/13 - 07:06 AM]
Syfy's Newest Original Series "Sinbad" and "Primeval: New World" Will Premiere Saturday, June 8
Both imports will premiere back-to-back at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[03/27/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 27
Updates include: NBC eyes "Chicago Fire" spin-off; Regina King joins ABC's "Divorce: A Love Story"; and Rob Huebel cast in "Jacked Up" at CBS.

[03/27/13 - 08:58 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Leads Demos, "Hardcore Pawn" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Urban Tarzan," Discovery's "How We Invented the World" and Oxygen's "The Bad Girls Club."

[03/27/13 - 06:21 PM]
Keith Urban to Perform on "American Idol" Tomorrow Night, Thursday, March 28, on FOX
Also on tomorrow night's live results show are OneRepublic, featuring Season Five runner-up Katharine McPhee, and Season 11 finalist Colton Dixon.

[03/27/13 - 03:46 PM]
ESPN & NBA Team Up to Document Miami Heat's Pursuit of Record Win Streak
Look for coverage of the potential record-tying game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, April 6.

[03/27/13 - 03:42 PM]
E!'s Royal Family Seeks Revenge on the Queen of Late-Night When the Kardashian Family Hijacks "Chelsea Lately" and "After Lately"
They'll appear on the Monday, April 8 and Monday, April 15 episodes, respectively.

[03/27/13 - 03:00 PM]
"Hardcore Pawn" Kicks Off Season Seven with Another Record, truTV's Largest Delivery of Adults 18-49 Ever
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 26.

[03/27/13 - 02:28 PM]
Mexico vs. USA: ESPN's Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated FIFA World Cup Qualifying Match
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 26.

[03/27/13 - 02:15 PM]
ABC Family's Exclusive Social Media Announcement of "Ravenswood," a "Pretty Little Liars" Spin-Off, Garners Over 369 Million Social Impressions Worldwide
ABC Family spins the digital numbers for Tuesday, March 26.

[03/27/13 - 01:27 PM]
NBC News Exclusive: Savannah Guthrie Sits Down with Cate Edwards Who Speaks Out for the First Time
Said interview will air Friday, March 29 on "Today" and "Rock Center with Brian Williams."

[03/27/13 - 01:17 PM]
Prime Instant Video Greenlights "Betas," an Original Comedy Pilot
Ed Begley Jr., Jon Daly, Joe Dinicol, Margo Harshman, Charlie Saxton and Karan Soni star in the pilot.

[03/27/13 - 01:00 PM]
CBS Renews 18 Primetime Shows for the 2013-2014 Season
Freshman hit "Elementary" will join 17 other series as part of the Eye's lineup next season.

[03/27/13 - 12:13 PM]
Adrian Pasdar Joins Season Seven of USA Network's Hit Original Drama "Burn Notice" to Be Featured in Major Multi-Episode Arc
He joins previously announced recurring stars Jack Coleman, Stephen Martines and guest star Nick Taraby.

[03/27/13 - 12:06 PM]
Top 10 New Ad-Supported Cable Original Series - Q1'13-to-Date
Turner Research details the television performance for the first quarter of 2013.







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