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[04/01/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 1
Updates include: Matt Long joins ABC's "Lucky 7"; A&E eyes series order for "Those Who Kill"; and MTV halts filming on "Buckwild" following co-star's death.

[04/01/13 - 04:13 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TBS Rides NCAA Wave to Top Spots
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Best Week Ever," Animal Planet's "Tanked" and TLC's "Four Weddings."

[04/01/13 - 03:25 PM]
NBC's "Fashion Star" Turns Up the Heat to Showcase Must-Have Summer Garments
Six designs were purchased by the retailers on Friday's episode for a total of $470,000.

[04/01/13 - 02:45 PM]
Big Performances Announced for the "48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live, Sunday, April 7 on CBS
Highlights include: Tim McGraw will perform "Highway Don't Care" with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.

[04/01/13 - 01:08 PM]
Jewel Partners with ACM Lifting Lives(R) for "Academy Of Country Music Awards," Sunday, April 7
"I'm so honored to perform this year's ACM Lifting Lives moment and support ConAgra Foods' Child Hunger Ends Here campaign," said Jewel.

[04/01/13 - 01:01 PM]
The CW Announces Premiere Dates for New Summer 2013 Schedule
Said lineup kicks off with "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "Perfect Score" on Tuesday, July 16.

[04/01/13 - 12:59 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Delivers Its Most-Watched Season to Date & Posts Double-Digit Ratings Growth in Last Night's Finale
Plus: look for the three-part reunion special to begin this Sunday, April 7 followed by a "Secrets Revealed" special on Sunday, April 28.

[04/01/13 - 12:46 PM]
USA Network Launches the Next Phase of USA Sync - First Live Second Screen Content Syndication Platform
Powered by Watchwith, USA Sync went live during the telecast of "Psych's" 100th episode.

[04/01/13 - 12:22 PM]
Colombian Superstar Juanes to Make His Debut Appearance on "Live with Kelly And Michael," Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Juanes will also give a rare performance of "Para Ser Eterno," taking fans on a journey back to his debut album.

[04/01/13 - 12:21 PM]
Video: It's No April Fools Joke... "Taye Diggs Destroys Hip Hop" on ABC.com!
Plus: look for "Bruno Tonioli's Writers' Room" and "Fizbo: The Clown."

[04/01/13 - 12:02 PM]
"Lockup Extended Stay: Cleveland" - New Season Of MSNBC's Award-Winning Prison Series - Premieres Saturday, April 6th @ 10 PM EST
The six episode series takes viewers inside the Cuyahoga County Correction Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

[04/01/13 - 11:41 AM]
History's "The Bible" Finale Delivers 11.7 Million Total Viewers - 14% Increase vs. Last Week
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 31 and said month to date.

[04/01/13 - 11:36 AM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" Finale Delivers 12.4 Million Viewers and 8.1 Million Adults 18-49 Making It Largest Audience in Series History
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 31.

[04/01/13 - 11:14 AM]
Fergie to Receive "Always Next, Forever Now" Award at "Logo NewNowNext Awards 2013"
Past recipients for the "Always Next, Forever Now" Award include Britney Spears, Janet Jackson and Lady Gaga.

[04/01/13 - 10:52 AM]
Lifetime to Premiere "Dear Mom, Love Cher," Documentary Revealing Extraordinary Life of Cher's Mother Georgia Holt
The hour-long special, from director P. David Ebersole, will premiere Monday, May 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/01/13 - 10:46 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Leads All Primetime Programs in Viewers and Adults 18-49 in Live Plus 7-Day Lift in Week 25
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of March 11-17.

[04/01/13 - 10:42 AM]
Actress Lindsay Lohan to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, April 9
This will be Lohan's first interview anywhere since November 2012 and will mark her fifth visit to the "Late Show."

[04/01/13 - 10:11 AM]
National Geographic Channel Goes Inside the Story of the Science and Scheming Behind Lance Armstrong's Epic Fall from Grace
"Cycling High: Doping to Win" premieres Sunday, April 21 at 7:00/6:00c on the network.

[04/01/13 - 10:04 AM]
Easter May Be Over, But You Can Still Go Forward in Faith on BET Networks with "Celebration of Gospel" Followed by New Docu-Drama Series, "The Sheards" This Sunday, April 7th
The latter profiles the mega-popular Detroit based gospel super star family.

[04/01/13 - 10:03 AM]
SOAPnet Continues "General Hospital's" Anniversary Week with a Special Encore Presentation of the 50 Hour Marathon, Beginning Friday, April 5 at 10PM ET/PT
The marathon kicks off with the very first episode from 1963, and will include shows from every decade.

[04/01/13 - 10:02 AM]
"Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington," a Moving Portrait of the Acclaimed War Photographer and Filmmaker, Debuts April 18 on HBO
Hetherington's close friend Sebastian Junger, who co-directed "Restrepo" with him, directed the powerful documentary.

[04/01/13 - 09:51 AM]
Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" Pits Eight Men Against Massive Greenland in a High-Risk Battle to Make Their Fortunes
The six-part series launches Sunday, April 21 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/01/13 - 09:49 AM]
Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! ABC Family Airs the Network Television Premiere of "Yogi Bear" Airing Saturday, April 27
The film will be showcased as part of a weekend of family friendly movies airing Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28.

[04/01/13 - 09:30 AM]
Exclusive Documentary Film "30 Days in May" Reveals Intimate & Thoughtful Portrait of Boxing Superstar Floyd Mayweather During His "Life-Changing Experience"
The one-hour film premieres this Wednesday, April 3 at 10:00/9:00c on Showtime.

[04/01/13 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Comemmorates 50th Anniversary of "General Hospital" with Release of Limited Edition Prints Spanning the Decades, Available for Purchase Today
Only 1,963 reproductions of the print are available - the year the show premiered.

[04/01/13 - 08:41 AM]
"All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" Ranks #1 in Its Time Period Among ABC, CBS and NBC in All Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 31.

[04/01/13 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Overrun Fuels Another CBS Win
Plus: ABC's "Red Widow" and "Revenge" take big dips absent an original "Once Upon a Time" lead-in.

[04/01/13 - 08:18 AM]
Video: truTV's Hit Series "Hardcore Pawn" Celebrates 100th Episode Milestone April 16
Watch a sneak preview of the show's anniversary installment.

[04/01/13 - 08:09 AM]
TBS Extends Late Night Series "Conan" Through November 2015
"When we invited Conan O'Brien to come to TBS, we knew he would bring with him a passionately loyal following of young adults," said Michael Wright.

[04/01/13 - 08:06 AM]
AMC Introduces New Look and Brand Positioning "AMC: Something More"
AMC premiered its new look and feel in the season three finale of its critically acclaimed hit series "The Walking Dead."

[04/01/13 - 08:03 AM]
Starz and FremantleMedia to Bring Hit Children's Adventure Series "Bindi's Bootcamp" to Starz Kids & Family
The Bindi Irwin-hosted series will premiere Wednesday, May 1 at 6:00/5:00c on the network.

[04/01/13 - 07:45 AM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports' Coverage of Sunday's 2013 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Regional Finals Earns 8.0/19, Up 25% vs. 2012 In Metered Markets
Said networks spin the numbers for Sunday, March 31.

[04/01/13 - 06:36 AM]
Video: Kickstart Or Die - "Wings," "Sliders," "Family Matters," "Dinosaurs" & "Darkwing Duck"
Check out Funny Or Die's parodies of the new crowdfunding craze.

[04/01/13 - 06:36 AM]
Video: "Under the Dome" - First Look
Check out the first footage from CBS's upcoming summer series.

[04/01/13 - 06:23 AM]
VH1 Brings You Brand New Tales of Gossip, Love & Hip Hop
"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" will return Monday, April 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/31/13 - 01:22 PM]
Video: Warner Bros. Television at WonderCon 2013 - "Arrow"
Watch the just-released sizzle reel for the rest of the season.

[03/31/13 - 12:06 PM]
2013 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship on TBS, CBS, TNT and truTv Scores as Most Watched Tournament-to-Date in 19 Years, Averaging 9.4 Million Total Viewers
Said networks spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/31/13 - 09:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Regional Finals Lift CBS
Primetime coverage of Wichita state vs. Ohio State tops the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/31/13 - 08:59 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Dateline NBC" Reports NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in the Time Period, Excluding Sports, Since December 1
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 30.

[03/30/13 - 06:31 PM]
Video: Animation Domination High Def at WonderCon 2013 - "Axe Cop"
Get your first look at the late-night animated series, premiering Saturday, July 27 on FOX.

[03/30/13 - 04:20 PM]
Video: Warner Bros. Animation at WonderCon 2013 - "Teen Titans Go!"
Watch this super-powered video sneak peek of the upcoming Cartoon Network series.

[03/30/13 - 01:39 PM]
Video: Warner Bros. Television at WonderCon 2013 - "Revolution"
Check out the exclusive highlight reel prepared specifically for WonderCon.

[03/30/13 - 09:30 AM]
"Fashion Star" Delivers a Three-Week High in 18-49 and Its Best Result to Date in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 29.

[03/30/13 - 09:28 AM]
"Shark Tank" Stands as Friday's #1 Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 29.

[03/30/13 - 09:23 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops the Night with NCAA Regional Semi-Finals
Plus: NBC's "Fashion Star" is the only series up week-to-week while ABC's "Happy Endings" stumbles in its new home.

[03/30/13 - 07:04 AM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports' Exclusive Coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Nets Highest Rated Friday Regional Semi-finals in 23 Years
CBS and Turner spin the numbers for Friday, March 29.

[03/30/13 - 06:49 AM]
Ahead of Tonight's Premiere, "Doctor Who" Announces All-Star Cast for 50th Anniversary
David Tennant and Billie Piper will both reprise their roles while John Hurt will also co-star in the anniversary special.

[03/29/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 29
Updates include: Matthew Broderick to star in CBS comedy pilot; NBC pushes filming on "Girlfriend in a Coma"; and Erinn Hayes joins the Peacock's "Holding Patterns."

[03/29/13 - 04:34 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: TBS, History Top Charts with NCAA, "Swamp People"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Fall to Grace," Comedy Central's "The Ben Show" and AMC's "Freakshow."

[03/29/13 - 12:25 PM]
BBC America's Hit Original Series "Copper" to Return June 23
Donal Logue, Eamonn Walker, Lee Tergesen and Andrew Howard join the cast for the second season.







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Two Live-Action Hits "Bella and the Bulldogs" and "The Thundermans"
Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife, Pam Grier and Joe Morton Star in the Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Premiering April 25
The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal.

[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Junkies Take Off-the-Beaten Path and Brave Nature's Extreme Elements in Animal Planet's "100 Miles from Nowhere"
Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Acclaimed Actor Kal Penn Explore the Hidden Ways Information, Data and Maps Provide Insight Into the World Around Us... And Our Daily Lives
"The Big Picture with Kal Penn" launches Monday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Releases New, Darker Key Art for Continuation of "Outlander" Season One
The series returns with the remaining eight episodes from season one beginning on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
Eight New Episodes to Be Presented Over Four Days of "Tune in 4 What?!" Programming Event, March 26-29 on Disney Channel
Each episode in the "Tune In 4 What?!" event will be available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel the morning of its premiere.

[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
TNT Extends "Cold Justice" with Additional Spring & Summer Episodes, Plus Two New Justice Served Specials Hosted by John Walsh
The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.