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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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[09/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
"Strike Back" Resumes Production in Europe and Asia
The show's fourth and final season of 10 episodes will air on Cinemax and UK partner Sky 1 in 2015.

[09/22/14 - 02:36 PM]
Victoria's Secret Supermodels Lily Aldridge and Martha Hunt to Guest Star On "2 Broke Girls," Monday, Dec. 8 on CBS
In the episode, the models rent out Max and Caroline's apartment for a girls' weekend in order to have an authentic Williamsburg experience.

[09/22/14 - 02:24 PM]
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The Téa Leoni-led drama launched this past Sunday on the Eye.

[09/22/14 - 02:04 PM]
ESPN to Document Derek Jeter's Final Week in Major League Baseball
Host Karl Ravech, analysts Curt Schilling, Aaron Boone, Mark Mulder and ESPN MLB Insiders Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law will look back at Jeter's career and accomplishments while examining his rank among all-time Yankees legends.

[09/22/14 - 01:19 PM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Casting News
Taylor Louderman will portray Wendy Darling while Alanna Saunders is set as Tiger Lily.

[09/22/14 - 01:16 PM]
ABC Hosts Their Very First Live Tweepstakes on Thursday, September 25
25 lucky winners will receive their very own #TGIT Survival Kit that includes exclusive "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" content!

[09/22/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Mike & Molly" to Launch in Syndication on FX
The series will join fellow off-network acquisitions "How I Met Your Mother" and "Two and a Half Men."

[09/22/14 - 01:00 PM]
Giant Lava Breathing Tarantulas Attack Los Angeles in New Syfy Original Movie "Lavalantula"
Steve Guttenberg, Michael Winslow, Nia Peeples and Ralph Garman star in the project, due in summer 2015.

[09/22/14 - 11:53 AM]
Disney Consumer Products Extends Epic Storytelling with the Launch of "Star Wars Rebels" Product Assortment
The new Disney XD animated television series debuts October 3 on Disney Channel and continues on Disney XD starting October 13.

[09/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announce Premiere of "Lucha Underground," Wednesday, October 29th at 8:00 PM ET/PT with a Super Charged Two-Hour Episode
Each week "Lucha Underground" will bring drama, excitement and action to U.S. audiences as the masked heroes and villains battle it out in the ring for wrestling supremacy.

[09/22/14 - 11:11 AM]
Hulu Announces Direct-to-Series Order for "11/22/63," A New Hulu Original Series from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Stephen King, Executive Producer/Writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television
Based upon the best-selling 2011 novel written by King and published by Scribner, "11/22/63" is a thriller in which high school English teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

[09/22/14 - 11:03 AM]
HBO and the American Museum of Natural History Present "Saving My Tomorrow," Starting with a Family Special Debuting Dec. 15, Followed by a Series Beginning on Earth Day, April 22, 2015, Exclusively on HBO
Said effort features the voice talents of Tina Fey, Lennon & Maisy, Ziggy Marley, Susan Sarandon, Liam Neeson, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Willie Nelson.

[09/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
Janel Parrish Stars in the All-New Movie "High School Possession," Premiering Saturday, October 25, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Shanley Caswell and Jennifer Stone also star in the project.

[09/22/14 - 10:04 AM]
"Newsreaders" Goes Hard in Season Two - Like, Really Hard
Premiering Thursday, October 23, season two features returning cast members Alison Becker, Beth Dover, Dannah Phirman, and Ray Wise, with new host Alan Tudyk.

[09/22/14 - 10:03 AM]
Crackle Begins Production on Full Length Original Feature Film "The Throwaways" Executive Produced by Jeremy Renner and Starring James Caan, Kevin Dillon and Sam Huntington
The 90-minute international cyber spy thriller will premiere exclusively on Crackle and across all Crackle platforms in December 2014.