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[03/18/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 18
Updates include: David Cross to play the "Dead Boss" on FOX; Sally Hawkins, Catherine Keener bound for FX's "How and Why"; and CBS places its single-camera comedy pilot "Taxi-22" on hold.

[03/18/14 - 06:21 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Names Chris Martin as Key Adviser for Current Season's The Battles: Round Two
The newly created The Battles: Round Two will pit the remaining artists from each team against one another to perform an agreed-upon song.

[03/18/14 - 02:50 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Holds Off "DWTS" in Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Lords of the Car Hoards," FX's "Chozen" and A&E's "Bates Motel."

[03/18/14 - 01:37 PM]
Popular Documentary Series "Our America with Lisa Ling" to Premiere Its Final Season on OWN
"Fighting Satan" will kick off the show's swan song beginning Thursday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/18/14 - 01:36 PM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and Retailer Hot Topic Introduce New Product Line Inspired by the A&E Hit Original Series "Bates Motel"
The Bates Motel collection at Hot Topic will include merchandise inspired by the acclaimed drama, including bathrobes, bloody shower curtains and more.

[03/18/14 - 12:51 PM]
Big East Champ Game Sets FOX Sports 1 Record; Pac-12 & NASCAR Also Score Big
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/18/14 - 12:47 PM]
TNT's Hit Drama "Rizzoli & Isles" Chalks Up Its Best Best Live + 3 Deliveries So Far This Winter
Turner spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/18/14 - 12:05 PM]
NBCSN Posts Most-Watched Premier League Sunday Doubleheader on Cable Ever
NBCSN spins the numbers for Sunday, March 16.

[03/18/14 - 11:22 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Features Rematch of One of UFC's Greatest Bouts at UFC(R) Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
"It was what I would call a slobber-knocker," says UFC announcer Joe Rogan of their first fight. "It was a fight that just went back and forth."

[03/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Dominates TV's Total Day Landscape for the 144th-Consecutive Week Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/18/14 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 2nd Time in 3 Weeks in Adults 18-49, Marking its Strongest Non-Oscar Performance Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/18/14 - 10:48 AM]
Katharine McPhee, Mike Vogel and JoBeth Williams Star in "In My Dreams" A New Hallmark Hall of Fame Movie for the ABC Network
Nick (Mike Vogel) and Natalie (Katharine McPhee) are the perfect couple, but there are a couple of things blocking their path to romantic bliss.

[03/18/14 - 10:32 AM]
CBS Wins Week in Viewers with Three of Top Five Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/18/14 - 10:30 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Claims Top Honors in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Naked & Afraid," Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" and E!'s "Total Divas."

[03/18/14 - 10:25 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Quartet of Newsmagazines Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "The Grim Sleeper," Starz's "Black Sails" and Investigation Discovery's "Fatal Vows."

[03/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
Oscar(R)-Nominated Documentary "Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall," Going Inside a Penitentiary Hospice Staffed by Inmate Volunteers, Debuts March 31, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells the story of a terminally ill World War II veteran serving a life sentence for murder, who resides in an on-premises hospice unit staffed in part by fellow prisoners.

[03/18/14 - 10:06 AM]
NBC Finishes #2 for the March 10-16 Primetime Week in 18-49 and Total Viewers, Jumping 55% Versus Its Year-Ago 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
TLC Catches Up with Kate and Her Eight in One-Hour Special
It's now been over two years since we've last seen the Gosselin clan, and Kate and the kids are catching up with TLC for an hour-long special, slated to air in June.

[03/18/14 - 09:44 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Beats "Ellen" and Grows for the 2nd Straight Week to a 4-Week High
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of March 3-7.

[03/18/14 - 09:37 AM]
GSN Greenlights 40 Episodes of New Original Series "Idiot Test," Hosted by Comedian Ben Gleib
Based on the highly popular game app, the series pits two pairs of contestants with a preexisting rivalry against each other in a competition to determine who is the true "idiot."

[03/18/14 - 09:36 AM]
GSN Premieres New Matchmaking Series "It Takes a Church," Hosted by Grammy Nominated Natalie Grant, on Thursday, June 5 at 9PM ET/PT
The series features Christian congregations across the country who play matchmaker in a competition to help an unattached fellow parishioner find their partner.

[03/18/14 - 09:35 AM]
GSN Announces Special Two-Hour Premiere Event for Third Season of "The American Bible Challenge," Thursday, May 22 at 8 PM (ET/PT)
In addition to 9 original episodes, season three will bring a new set of diverse, fun and colorful contestants.

[03/18/14 - 09:34 AM]
GSN Renews Ratings Phenom "The Chase" for Third Season
The network has ordered 13 episodes for season three, which is slated to air later this year.

[03/18/14 - 09:33 AM]
GSN Gets Its Game on with Significant Investment in Original Programming and Bold Development Initiative
GSN also had a stellar 2013, the network's most-watched year ever, with double-digit audience growth across all key demos and total viewers.

[03/18/14 - 09:10 AM]
E! Premieres Fast-Paced Series of Specials Breaking Down The Ultimate Cringe-Worthy Celebrity Moments in "Worst Thing I Ever..." Coming This April
These fun and fast paced half-hour specials include "Worst Thing I Ever Posted, "Worst Thing I Ever Bought" and "Worst Thing I Ever Wore."

[03/18/14 - 09:03 AM]
"Rogue" Returns to DirecTV - Season Two of the Suspense-Drama Starring Thandie Newton and Cole Hauser Will Premiere Wednesday, May 28 on DirecTV's Audience Network
Sarah Jeffries, Clare Higgins and Aleksa Palladino also star in the show's sophomore run.

[03/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
"The Tomorrow People" Teleports Over to Monday Nights with Viewer Gains
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, March 17.

[03/18/14 - 08:57 AM]
For the Week, FOX Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-34 and No. 4 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/18/14 - 08:48 AM]
Up for the 2nd Straight Week, "Millionaire" Equals Its 2nd-Highest Rating This Season
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of March 3-7.

[03/18/14 - 08:41 AM]
NBC Dominates Monday in 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks, Taking 6 of 6 Half-Hours and Winning the Night by a 64% Margin
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, March 17.

[03/18/14 - 08:31 AM]
Season Three of WIGS Series "BLUE" Available on Hulu and Hulu Plus Beginning Friday, March 28
Julia Stiles, Eric Stoltz, Grace Gummer and Jane O'Hara co-star in the series.

[03/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top Five and Wins Timeslot
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 16.

[03/18/14 - 08:26 AM]
Meet Six Friends Taking New York City by Storm in "Lucky Bastards," 10-Part Series Premiering Wednesday, April 16
The men of "Lucky Bastards" are entrepreneurs, privileged ne'er-do-wells and even a prince.

[03/18/14 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's Is Monday's Most-Watched Network
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 17.

[03/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "DWTS" Return Tops Viewers, "The Voice" Holds Onto Demo Crown
The Peacock's juggernaut as well as "The Blacklist" are both up from their last Monday originals.

[03/18/14 - 08:16 AM]
TV One Announces Third Season Premiere of "R&B Divas Atlanta" on Wednesday, April 23 at 10 PM/ET
The 10 episode, one-hour series will conclude with two reunion specials to recap the season.

[03/18/14 - 08:03 AM]
National Geographic Channel Pits Entrepreneur Against Entrepreneur in a "Showdown of the Unbeatables"
Brian Unger and Zane Lamprey host the series, premiering Friday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/18/14 - 07:54 AM]
ESPN Networks to Present Entire NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship
Play culminates with the NCAA Women's National Championship game on Tuesday, April 8, at 8:30/7:30c on ESPN in Nashville.

[03/18/14 - 07:26 AM]
Sundance TV Probes Into Counterfeit Couture in the Fourth All-New Special Hosted by Fashion Expert Joe Zee
"Revealing: True or Faux" premieres Wednesday, April 16 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/18/14 - 07:15 AM]
Video: MTV's New Comedy Series "Faking It" Premieres Tuesday, April 22 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
From creator Carter Covington, the series stars Katie Stevens, Rita Volk, Michael Willett and Bailey Buntain.

[03/18/14 - 07:02 AM]
Multiplatform: "Resurrection" Premiere Delivers Nearly 22 Million Viewers to Date
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 9.

[03/17/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 17
Updates include: Nick at Nite's "See Dad Run" to end after three seasons; Jason Jones to lead NBC's "Love Is Relative"; and Georgia King is the latest bound for CBS's "The Odd Couple."

[03/17/14 - 05:01 PM]
Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton Confirmed to Present at the "2014 MTV Movie Awards"
Hosted by comedian and late night host Conan O'Brien, the show will air live on Sunday, April 13 from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

[03/17/14 - 03:38 PM]
A&E Pulls "Breaking Boston"; Shifts "The First 48," "Beyond Scared Straight" Back to Thursdays
The newcomer - in which four blue-collar women in their twenties try to break the cycle of their peers - opened to modest results this past Thursday.

[03/17/14 - 02:56 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC Tops Demo Charts with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
Plus: numbers for Cinemax's "Banshee," Investigation Discovery's "Nightmare Next Door" and Animal Planet's "Tanked."

[03/17/14 - 01:51 PM]
VH1 Remixes Monday Nights with New and Returning Shows on March 31
"T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle," "Black Ink Crew" and"This Is HOT 97" will join current Monday entry "Basketball Wives: LA."

[03/17/14 - 01:36 PM]
Men's College Basketball: Exclusive Coverage of Every NIT Game across ESPN Networks
Every NIT game on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 will also be available via WatchESPN, accessible online at WatchESPN.com and more.

[03/17/14 - 01:15 PM]
HBO Remembers David Brenner with an Encore Presentation of His 2000 HBO Solo Special "David Brenner: Back with a Vengeance"
The special can be seen this Thursday, March 20 on the HBO Comedy channel as well as HBO GO starting this Wednesday, March 19.

[03/17/14 - 12:35 PM]
Lifetime Launches First Global Premiere with "Return to Zero" Starring Minnie Driver, Paul Adelstein, Alfred Molina, Connie Nielsen and Kathy Baker
Debuting in the U.S. on Saturday, May 17, the film will also air in Canada, the U.K., Spain, France, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand, and Hong Kong.

[03/17/14 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Family Greenlights Three New Drama Pilots and Orders Additional Seasons of Its Hit Comedy Series, "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy"
The newcomers include "Alice in Arabia," "Recovery Road" and "Unstrung."







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[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
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Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.