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[02/27/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 27
Updates include: Gina Rodriguez is "Jane the Virgin" for The CW; Tommy Dewey to lead "Mission Control" for NBC; and Joe Pantoliano to spend "More Time with Family" over at CBS.

[02/27/14 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for February 27
Next week, on Wednesday, March 5, the Top 12 will perform songs that speak to their "Home."

[02/27/14 - 03:38 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Demo Race Belongs to "Modern Family," "American Idol"
Plus: numbers for FX's "The Americans," Syfy's "Opposite Worlds" and Investigation Discovery's "House of Horrors: Kidnapped."

[02/27/14 - 01:41 PM]
Bravo Earns Highest-Rated February in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of February to date.

[02/27/14 - 01:36 PM]
Former U.S. Army Sergeant Brendan Marrocco, Double Arm Transplant Recipient, and His Surgeon, Dr. Andrew Lee, to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, March 3
In 2009, Sgt. Marrocco, a Staten Island, N.Y. native, was stationed in Iraq when the vehicle in which he was riding was hit by a roadside bomb.

[02/27/14 - 01:23 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Teams Up with Facebook
The takeover will showcase exclusive behind-the-scenes content that will include the preparations for "Live's After Oscar(R) Show."

[02/27/14 - 01:02 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominated Actress Taraji P. Henson to Host 14th Annual "Celebration of Gospel"
BET's annual gospel music special tapes Saturday, March 15 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles and will premiere on Sunday, April 6.

[02/27/14 - 12:52 PM]
MLB on FOX 2014 Is a Whole New Ballgame
This year begins a new eight-year, multiplatform media rights agreement that adds national cable and digital coverage to its portfolio, doubling regular season exposures.

[02/27/14 - 12:40 PM]
L+3 Update: "Tonight Show" Generates Big Sampling During Jimmy Fallon's Post-Olympic Debut Week, Scoring "Tonight's" Most-Watched Week in 22 Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 17-21.

[02/27/14 - 12:17 PM]
For the First Time on Television, The Hub Network and Awkward Family Photos Showcase Awkward Families from the Popular Website During "Awkward Family Movie Week," March 10-16
The Hub Network will broadcast a variety of funny family favorite movies showcasing some of the most awkward families ever captured on screen.

[02/27/14 - 12:16 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Make Special Appearance on NBC's Critically Acclaimed Comedy "Parks and Recreation"
Mrs. Obama's scene was filmed in late February in Miami where she celebrated investments in healthier out-of-school programs as part of her "Let's Move" initiative.

[02/27/14 - 11:53 AM]
National Geographic Channel Plays "The Numbers Game," Revealing How Science and Statistics May Hold the Keys to a Longer, Wealthier, More Exciting Life
The newcomer launches Monday, March 24 at 9:30/8:30c on the network.

[02/27/14 - 11:06 AM]
FX's "The Strain" Offers Transformation Station "Rejuvenation Pods" to SXSW Attendees, March 7 - 10
"The Strain" is a high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City.

[02/27/14 - 11:05 AM]
One of Hollywood's Most Popular Couples Balances Life, Love and Family When New Season of "Giuliana & Bill" Moves to E! Tuesday, April 1 at 8:00PM
In this all-new season, the couple is enjoying a busy life raising Duke and contemplating another child.

[02/27/14 - 10:36 AM]
Bills and Giants to Kick Off Preseason in 2014 NFL/Hall of Fame Game August 3 on NBC
The game will be played at Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio one day after the Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 is formally enshrined.

[02/27/14 - 10:30 AM]
truTV Searches for America's Next Great Car Designer In New Series "Motor City Masters," Hosted by Brooke Burns
The series is set to go into production the week of February 24 in Los Angeles, with plans to premiere on truTV this summer.

[02/27/14 - 10:19 AM]
"Gruden's QB Camp" Returns to ESPN This Spring for Fifth Season
Nine of the top quarterback prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft are scheduled to participate, including Johnny Manziel, A.J. McCarron and Teddy Bridgewater.

[02/27/14 - 10:14 AM]
Tennis' BNP Paribas Showdown Live from MSG on March 3
ESPN3 and ESPN2 will combine to present live the BNP Paribas Showdown 2014 from Madison Square Garden in New York on Monday, March 3, with two star-studded matches.

[02/27/14 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Confirms May 25 Debut for "The Normal Heart"
Directed by Ryan Murphy and written by Larry Kramer, the film stars Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons and Julia Roberts.

[02/27/14 - 10:01 AM]
Colleen Dominguez Joins FOX Sports
Based in Los Angeles, Dominguez joins FOX Sports after spending the last decade at ESPN.

[02/27/14 - 09:42 AM]
Marvel Entertainment Debuts First Television Special "Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe," Tuesday, March 18 on ABC
In this exclusive primetime documentary special, audiences will be taken further into the Marvel Cinematic Universe than ever before.

[02/27/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Survivor" Audience Grows Over Previous Spring and Fall Editions
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 26.

[02/27/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Amazing Race" and "Survivor" Exclusive Encores to Air on TVGN Starting March 1
New seasons of the two Emmy(R) Award-winning series premiered this week on the CBS Television Network.

[02/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Sets a Series Record in 18-49 and Delivers Its Best Total-Viewer Result Since the Show's Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 26.

[02/27/14 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Absent the Olympics, "Idol" Reclaims Top Spot
Plus: NBC's "Chicago PD" and "Law & Order: SVU" see double-digit growth from their pre-Winter Games numbers.

[02/27/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Wins Wednesday/"Mixology" Debut Earns Best Time Slot Numbers in 2-1/2 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 26.

[02/27/14 - 08:04 AM]
CMT Adds Six Artists to Its 2014 "Listen Up" Roster
Cole Swindell, Dan + Shay, David Nail, Jerrod Niemann, Sundy Best and Thomas Rhett will be highlighted across CMT platforms throughout the year in a multi-platform initiative introducing their music to a passionate music fan-base.

[02/27/14 - 07:54 AM]
The 1975 to Perform at "2014 mtvU Woodie Awards" and Leads Nominees for New Social Voting Category, the "Cover Woodie Award"
MTV and mtvU will air the half-hour "2014 mtvU Woodie Awards" special, celebrating award winners and showcasing some of the best performances from the Woodies on Sunday, March 16.

[02/27/14 - 07:36 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Promotes Brooke Posch to Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, East Coast
Posch, formerly Vice President, will continue to oversee development and production on all east coast-based Comedy Central original pilots and series.

[02/27/14 - 07:35 AM]
Over a Dozen College Conference Channels Now Available on WatchESPN
Conference channels at launch include: ACC, America East, Atlantic Sun, Big South, Big West, HBCUs Horizon, Mid-American, Metro Atlantic Athletic, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Southern, Sun Belt and Southland.

[02/27/14 - 07:27 AM]
NBC's Late-Night Lineup Continues to Deliver Strong Results
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, February 26.

[02/27/14 - 06:30 AM]
The Oscars(R) to Stream Live on Watch ABC
Live streaming is currently available through Comcast, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, Midcontinent Communications, Verizon FiOS, Google Fiber and AT&T U-verse in ABC's eight Owned Station markets.

[02/27/14 - 06:03 AM]
BBC America Greenlights New Original Series "Mud, Sweat & Gears"
The eight-episode series will be hosted by Tom "Wookie" Ford and Jonny Smith, two real-life friends and UK car journalists.

[02/26/14 - 11:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 26
Update include: Taraji P. Henson boards FOX's "Empire"; Michael Rosenbaum heads to "Mission Control" at NBC; and John Rhys-Davies is the latest cast in FOX's "Hieroglyph."

[02/26/14 - 05:41 PM]
"The Arsenio Hall Show" Renewed for Season 2
Tribune Broadcasting, a partner in production of the syndicated, late-night talk show, will continue to be the anchor station group, airing the show on 17 stations.

[02/26/14 - 03:25 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "NCIS" Tops Viewers, "The Voice" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Game of Arms," Discovery's "Clash of the Ozarks" and Spike TV's "Ink Master."

[02/26/14 - 02:17 PM]
BET Networks' Original Drama Series "Being Mary Jane" Starring Gabrielle Union Delivers an Explosive Season Finale Night Captivating More Than 5.8 Million Viewers
Plus: the cable net has decided to renew the series for a second season with new episodes starring award winning actress Gabrielle Union.

[02/26/14 - 12:35 PM]
TVGN and Shazam to Offer Immersive Second Screen Experience for Viewers of "TVGN Live With Entertainment Tonight at the Oscars(R)" Television Premiere
Additionally, Nancy O'Dell and Rob Marciano, as well as "ET" special correspondents, will provide real-time Shazam updates during the TVGN broadcast to give viewers at home a report on fans' favorite red carpet moments.

[02/26/14 - 12:03 PM]
MTV and MLB Announce Sway, Fat Joe, Chris Distefano and Melanie Iglesias Will Host New Series "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" on MTV2 in April
The series launches a multi-year, cross-platform programming partnership between MLB and MTV that will bring fans inside the intersection of pop culture and baseball.

[02/26/14 - 12:01 PM]
Sneak Preview of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" to Screen at First-Ever White House Student Film Festival Friday, February 28
More than 100 students, teachers and parents will attend the film festival and preview the first episode, which will be introduced by writer, executive producer and director Ann Druyan.

[02/26/14 - 11:45 AM]
"Bar Rescue" Is Back in Business! All New Episodes Return Sunday, March 9th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
This time around, "Bar Rescue" rehabilitates a selection of bars across US cities including: Omaha, NE, Los Angeles, CA, Kansas City, MO, and Dallas, TX.

[02/26/14 - 10:13 AM]
El Rey Network and Celestial Pictures Partner on Multi-Year Licensing Deal for Quintessential Martial Arts Titles
All films come with English dubbed tracks and English subtitles and will be featured throughout the schedule and during the network's monthly Saturday kung-fu marathon.

[02/26/14 - 10:12 AM]
El Rey Network and Heineken USA Brew Up Exclusive Beer Integration in 2014
The customizable campaign will be supported across all of El Rey Network's television, digital and social media channels.

[02/26/14 - 10:11 AM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Travels to Tokyo, Japan for an Anime Inspired Challenge on Next Week's All-New Episode, Tuesday, March 4 at 9 PM ET/PT
Academy-Award nominated makeup artist Kazuhiro Tsuji and renowned anime artist and sci-fi illustrator Hidetaka Tenjin make guest appearances in the installment.

[02/26/14 - 10:11 AM]
El Rey Network Celebrates Autuers and Their Passion for Filmmaking with Debut of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair"
The series will provide a forum for two directors to go one on one, offering viewers access inside the minds of some of Hollywood's most celebrated and iconic filmmakers.

[02/26/14 - 10:10 AM]
El Rey Network Goes Undercover in July with Premiere of Kurtzman/Orci Original, "Matador"
El Rey Network and founder Robert Rodriguez also confirmed that he will direct the first episode of the series which will make its primetime debut just following the World Cup competition.

[02/26/14 - 10:05 AM]
The CW Sets Season Finale Dates and Kicks Off Summer with Four-Hour Event Series "Labyrinth"
Newcomer "The 100" will continue into the summer, with its season finale on Wednesday, June 11.

[02/26/14 - 10:04 AM]
OneRepublic and Dierks Bentley Take the Stage for an All-New Episode of "CMT Crossroads" Premiering Friday, March 21
The one-hour special will feature unique mashups from the two artists on OneRepublic hits like "Counting Stars" and "Good Life" and Bentley favorites like "Up On The Ridge" and "I Hold On."

[02/26/14 - 10:03 AM]
MTV's "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" Airing Thursday, February 27 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT Gives the First Look Inside the Network's Newest Cooking Competition Series "Snack-Off"
In the "Fantasy Factory" episode Rob prepares Big Black to go head-to-head in a fierce cooking challenge on "Snack-Off" against musical icon John Legend and "Girl Code" star Melanie Iglesias.

[02/26/14 - 10:00 AM]
Comedians Key and Peele Join the Cast of FX's "Fargo"
They will play FBI partners Webb Pepper (Peele) and Bill Budge (Key), who, after a violent run-in with Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton), become obsessed with finding him again.







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[10/23/14 - 06:20 PM]
ABC Gives Additional Episodes to Eight Series
Among the pickups: Wednesday comedies "The Middle," "The Goldbergs," "Modern Family" and "Black-ish," all of which will now produce 24 episodes this season.

[10/23/14 - 02:43 PM]
Video: "The Americans" - Flying Colors
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[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
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[10/23/14 - 12:53 PM]
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[10/23/14 - 12:33 PM]
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[10/23/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
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[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/23/14 - 10:42 AM]
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Zachary Booth, Bill Irwin, Drew Moerlein, Lamman Rucker and Paulina Singer will also star in the eight-episode series, which will premiere in 2015.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 10:24 AM]
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[10/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
Get Real Stories About Life Beyond the Spotlight from Former Reality Show Phenoms When "True Hollywood Story: Life After Reality" Premieres This Thursday, October 23rd @ 8:00PM ET/PT on E!
Tila Tequila, Jay McCarroll, Megan Hauserman, Terry Fator and Tracy DiMarco Epstein are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[10/23/14 - 10:17 AM]
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[10/23/14 - 09:48 AM]
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In the episode, Shane, Amy and Lauren attend an underground dance party where an all-girl band takes center stage.