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[02/24/14 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 24
Updates include: Tim Daly marries "Madam Secretary" at CBS; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to "Home"; and Lily Rabe nabs female lead on ABC's "The Visitors."

[02/24/14 - 05:18 PM]
Boxing Star and 10-Time World Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather to Face Hard-Hitting Knockout Artist Marcos "El Chino" Maidana on Saturday, May 3, Live on Showtime PPV(R)
Mayweather vs. Maidana, a 12-round world championship unification bout for Mayweather and Maidana's respective 147-pound titles, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions.

[02/24/14 - 04:15 PM]
"Star-Crossed" Encores to Replace Repeats of "The Originals" on Fridays
The newcomer regularly airs Mondays at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[02/24/14 - 02:57 PM]
VH1 and VH1 Classic to Honor the Legacy of Celebrated Comedy Director Harold Ramis
Beginning at 7:00/6:00c on Saturday March 1, VH1 will air special presentations of Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters 2 and Animal House.

[02/24/14 - 02:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC, Winter Games Top Viewers for 16th Night in a Row
Plus: numbers for TNT's "APB with Troy Dunn," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" and Discovery's "Bering Sea Gold."

[02/24/14 - 02:19 PM]
Maureen FitzPatrick Named Executive Producer of "Hot Bench"
FitzPatrick will transition into the new role from her current job as Executive Vice President of Programming and Development at CBS Television Distribution.

[02/24/14 - 02:10 PM]
Kevin Spacey to Headline "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars(R)" - Plus the Debut of New Comedy Videos March 2 on ABC
This year's "JKL: After The Oscars" special includes appearances by Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth, Christoph Waltz, Ben Kingsley, Mandy Patinkin and more!

[02/24/14 - 01:58 PM]
Longest Weather Delay in Daytona 500 History Can't Dampen FOX Sports & FOX Sports 1's Speedweeks Coverage
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, February 23.

[02/24/14 - 12:59 PM]
Season-to-Date, CBS Is #1 in Adults 18-49 Live Plus 7-Day DVR Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/24/14 - 12:05 PM]
Nickelodeon Pays Homage to Alice in Wonderland with Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, "Dora in Wonderland," Premiering Monday, March 10, at 7PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
In the hour-long special, when Abuela's kitties run through a magic mirror, Dora, Boots and all their friends travel through the magical, mixed-up world of Wonderland to catch up to them.

[02/24/14 - 11:37 AM]
ESPN Schedule for 2014 FIFA World Cup
ESPN will televise 43 World Cup matches, while ESPN2 will air 11.

[02/24/14 - 11:35 AM]
Series Finale of "A.N.T. Farm" Airs Friday, March 21 on Disney Channel
Roshon Fegan guest stars on the installment, entitled "the new york experiANTs."

[02/24/14 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Wraps Up Sochi Olympics Coverage with Broadcast Primetime's #1 and #2 Shows on Sunday
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 23.

[02/24/14 - 11:11 AM]
ESPN's 25th MLB Season: Early Monday Night Baseball & Wednesday Night Baseball Game Selections
Monday Night Baseball's season will begin on Opening Day - Monday, March 31 - when the Colorado Rockies and Troy Tulowitzki visit the Miami Marlins and Giancarlo Stanton at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

[02/24/14 - 11:07 AM]
Production Begins on truTV New Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro
The network has ordered 12 episodes of the series, formerly known as "Undercover Magic," due to premiere in summer 2014.

[02/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
CMT's "Can't Stop Laughing Week" Begins Sunday, March 23
Highlights include the "Party Down South Reunion Special" on Thursday, March 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
Solid Sampling for NBC's "Growing Up Fisher" Preview
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 23.

[02/24/14 - 10:41 AM]
ESPN Films Announces Next "30 for 30" Documentary: "Requiem For The Big East"
The film explores the meteoric ascension of the Big East Conference and how in less than a decade it became the most successful college sports league in America.

[02/24/14 - 10:41 AM]
Video: New Look at AMC's "Turn"
The series, starring Jamie Bell, debuts with a 90-minute premiere on Sunday, April 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/24/14 - 10:36 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Penny Dreadful" at SXSW
Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway and Juan Antonio Bayona will be in attendance for an extended audience Q&A following the screening.

[02/24/14 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: "Modern Family" Emerges as Wednesday's #1 Show
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/24/14 - 10:14 AM]
Ovation to Launch New Daily Arts-Centric Morning Canvas Programming Block with Over 75 Hours of New Programming Beginning February 24
The Morning Canvas programming block is hosted by Nikki Boyer and airs Monday-Friday from 7-9am ET.

[02/24/14 - 10:01 AM]
"Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert," a Searing Look at One Mother's Struggle That Reflects the New American Reality for Women on the Brink of Poverty, Debuts March 17, Exclusively on HBO
The film will also be available free online on HBO.com, ShriverReport.org and YouTube, March 17-24.

[02/24/14 - 09:31 AM]
ABC.com Launches "Bar-cabulary" Video Series as the Ultimate Guide to "Mixology"
The shorts feature cast acting out examples of hilarious bar situations that we can all relate to.

[02/24/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Diggers: Steve Jobs Time Capsule" Premieres Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 10 PM ET/PT on National Geographic Channel
Buried in 1983 during the now-defunct International Design Conference in Aspen, the tube was intended to be unearthed in 2000, but due to changes in the landscape, its exact location was unknown - until now.

[02/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
John Simm and Mira Sorvino Start Filming BBC America's "Intruders" as James Frain, Tory Kittles and Millie Brown Join Cast
The eight-episode series is about a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.

[02/24/14 - 09:04 AM]
Hollywood Legend Ann-Margret Joins the Second Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan"
She'll play a major star back in her day who has a past with Ray's boss Ezra Goldman (Elliott Gould).

[02/24/14 - 08:53 AM]
DIY Network's "The Vanilla Ice Project" Returns for a Fourth Season on March 8
The latest 13-episode arc showcases Vanilla Ice as he renovates an outdated mansion on high-dollar lakefront property.

[02/24/14 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Closing Ceremony Helps NBC Hold Off NASCAR on FOX
The latter's rain delayed coverage of the Daytona 500 can't catch the Peacock's final night of the Winter Games.

[02/24/14 - 08:31 AM]
A&E Presents the Special Live Event "Bates Motel: After Hours"
Series stars and executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin will share their insights into the first episode and answer fan questions about the upcoming season.

[02/24/14 - 07:31 AM]
Bart Scott Named Analyst for "The NFL Today"
Scott will join James Brown, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and recently named Tony Gonzalez.

[02/24/14 - 07:01 AM]
IFC Fairgrounds to Debut at 2014 SXSW
Look for "Portlandia: Behind the Scenes with the Creators" on Tuesday, March 11 at 3:30pm at the Austin Convention Center.

[02/24/14 - 06:54 AM]
ION Television Enters Into Original Co-Production Deal on TV Drama Series "The Listener"
The agreement makes ION the exclusive original U.S. television network for current and future seasons of the series.

[02/24/14 - 06:01 AM]
The All New Celebrity Cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Will Be Revealed Live, Tuesday, March 4 Exclusively on "Good Morning America"
Plus: Erin Andrews joins "Dancing with the Stars" as host alongside Emmy-Award Winner(R) Tom Bergeron for its 18th season premiering Monday, March 17.

[02/24/14 - 05:52 AM]
Tamron Hall Named Co-Host of the Third Hour of "Today"
She'll join fellow hosts Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist.

[02/24/14 - 05:31 AM]
Stars Come Out to Celebrate on Oscar(R) Sunday
The Alphabet recaps the presenters for this year's event.

[02/24/14 - 03:00 AM]
ReelzChannel Announces "Treasure King" to Premiere Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 10pm ET/7pm PT
The series was originally slated to bow on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/23/14 - 02:35 PM]
Team USA-Finland Olympic Men's Hockey Bronze Medal Game Leads NBCSN to 15th Consecutive Day with Viewership Edge Over London Games
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 22.

[02/23/14 - 10:01 AM]
Comcast and Netflix Team Up to Provide Customers Excellent User Experience
Netflix receives no preferential network treatment under the multi-year agreement, terms of which are not being disclosed.

[02/23/14 - 09:54 AM]
Solid Sampling for Saturday's Preview of "About a Boy"
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, February 22.

[02/23/14 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays in Front with Penultimate Night of Winters Games
The Peacock's primetime coverage delivers more than 13 million viewers as the competition portion concludes.

[02/22/14 - 07:15 PM]
New Event Miniseries "Heroes Reborn" Comes to NBC in 2015
NBC has ordered 13 episodes for a new stand-alone story arc entitled "Heroes Reborn," with all details of storylines and characters being kept under wraps.

[02/22/14 - 02:35 PM]
Team USA-Canada Olympic Men's Hockey Semifinal Highest-Rated Hockey Game Ever on NBCSN & Leads Network to Record Weekday Daytime Viewership
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 21.

[02/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Generates Big Sampling in Its Post-Olympic Debut Week, Delivering "Tonight's" Most-Watched Week in 20 Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 17-21.

[02/22/14 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Winter Games Hold Off Competition for NBC
The Peacock's primetime coverage still holds off the combined efforts of its broadcast rivals.

[02/22/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Is Friday's Non-Sports Leader with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Series and "20/20" Posting Big Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 21.

[02/22/14 - 08:02 AM]
Friday's "Tonight Show" Hits Top Results Since Monday In Metered-Market Households, Up 15% Versus Thursday
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Friday, February 21.

[02/21/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Matt Ryan tapped as "Constantine" at NBC; Ioan Gruffudd to live "Forever" for ABC; and Becki Newton joins "Weird Loners" over at FOX.

[02/21/14 - 05:32 PM]
Date and Time Change for Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movie April Premieres
Look for "Lucky in Love" (formerly "Nobody's Fool") on Saturday, April 5 and "A Lesson in Love" on Saturday, April 19.

[02/21/14 - 04:07 PM]
The Oylmpic Medal Count Continues on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" When U.S. Men's Skiing Gold Medalist Ted Ligety Visits the Broadcast, Tuesday, Feb. 25
A two-time world champion and four-time World Cup champion in the giant slalom, Ligety took the top spot on the medal podium Wednesday, February 19.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.