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[03/28/14 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 28
Updates include: Dana Delany joins Amazon's "Hand of God"; Kelly Brook, Chris Williams board NBC's "One Big Happy"; and Michael Chiklis cast in "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

[03/28/14 - 08:05 PM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times For Regional Finals on Sunday, March 30 on CBS
Saturday's coverage on TBS will mark the first time the Elite Eight is televised on cable.

[03/28/14 - 02:49 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Investigation Discovery's "Evil Twins," TLC's "America's Worst Tattoos" and Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold."

[03/28/14 - 12:59 PM]
Date Change: SundanceTV's "The Writers' Room Season 2 to Premiere Friday, April 18th at 9PM
The show's sophomore run was previously slated to air on Monday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/28/14 - 12:31 PM]
June Squibb to Make Special Guest Star Appearance on "Devious Maids"
She will portray Velma, the mother of Genevieve Delatour (Susan Lucci) in a two episode arc.

[03/28/14 - 11:59 AM]
"Oprah & Maria Shriver: The 'Paycheck to Paycheck' Town Hall" Airs This Sunday, March 30 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
In front of a live studio audience, Oprah is joined by Maria for a discussion about her documentary "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert."

[03/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Averaging 9.3 Million Total Viewers; Highest Viewership in 21 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 27.

[03/28/14 - 11:30 AM]
@ESPNTennis: Sony Open in Miami Championships this Weekend; No. 1 Williams & No. 2 Li to Play for Women's Title
The ATP and WTA tennis action at the Sony Open in Miami concludes this weekend, the first time on the ESPN networks.

[03/28/14 - 10:22 AM]
Tougher Challenges, Harsher Environments and Big Changes Coming in Fourth Season of Discovery's "Dual Survival"
The series is back with all new episodes beginning Wednesday, April 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/28/14 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Haunting New Crime Special "Restless Souls" Seeks Answers Beyond the Grave to Close a Cold Case
The special - premiering Monday, April 14 - reveals what happens when a murder victim returns from beyond the grave to expose her killer's deadly secrets and avenge her untimely death.

[03/28/14 - 09:28 AM]
Syfy Renews "Helix" for Season Two
The 13-episode second season will commence production later this year, with an eye towards a winter 2015 premiere.

[03/28/14 - 09:17 AM]
MTV to Launch First-Ever "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Five-Day On-Air Film Invasion Leading Up to the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" Monday, April 7 Through Friday, April 11
Each night with culminate an exclusive sneak peek at an upcoming summer blockbuster film at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/28/14 - 09:01 AM]
The Band Perry to Open the "49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" with Explosive Performance
The broadcast will also feature a slate of special performances by Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and Florida Georgia Line.

[03/28/14 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Welcomes Guest President Bill Clinton on Wednesday, April 2
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" will also welcome panelist and musical guest Manny Pacquiao.

[03/28/14 - 08:49 AM]
"Parenthood" Grows for a Second Week in a Row in Adults 18-49 to Achieve Its Highest Rating Since October 3
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 27.

[03/28/14 - 08:37 AM]
ABC Claims Thursday's Top 2 Series as Each of its Dramas Grow in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 27.

[03/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with NCAA Regional Semifinals
Plus: ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" are all up from last week.

[03/28/14 - 07:11 AM]
Syfy Sets Premiere Dates for "Defiance" and "Dominion"
Look for both series on Thursday nights beginning June 19 on the cable channel.

[03/28/14 - 07:01 AM]
Johnny Depp, Billy Crystal, Cobie Smulders and More to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" the Week of March 31
Other stars visiting the show next week include Nick Cannon, Kristin Chenoweth, Amy Schumer and Tony Hale.

[03/28/14 - 06:54 AM]
ION Television Premieres Hit Series "The Listener" on Tuesday, April 1 at 10/9C
Look for back-to-back episodes each week beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/27/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 27
Updates include: ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" to end after 13 episodes; Toks Olagundoye cast in NBC's "Feed Me"; and Ana Nogueira reports for "Good Session" at CBS.

[03/27/14 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 27
Plus: on the next live results show, multi-platinum band Daughtry will perform their new single, "Waiting For Superman."

[03/27/14 - 05:41 PM]
"Celebrity Wife Swap" to Premiere on Tuesday, April 15 at 10:00 PM on ABC
The new season will replace "Mind Games" with encores of "Resurrection" likewise filling the hour on April 1 and 8.

[03/27/14 - 03:44 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" and "Melissa & Joey" Soar to Multi-Week Highs in Total Viewers and All Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 26.

[03/27/14 - 03:02 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family" Claims Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland," Comedy Central's "Broad City" and USA's "Psych."

[03/27/14 - 02:54 PM]
Manchester United and Bayern Munich Clash in UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals
Play-by-play announcer Gus Johnson is set to call the match alongside FOX Sports analyst and former Bundesliga player Eric Wynalda from Old Trafford in England.

[03/27/14 - 01:44 PM]
ESPN's Record-Setting NCAA Wrestling Championship Coverage Reaches Millions of Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, March 20 through Saturday, March 22.

[03/27/14 - 01:43 PM]
Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Movie Channel 2014 Summer Preview
Also on tap: a new season of the Andie MacDowell-led "Cedar Cove," premiering Sunday, July 20.

[03/27/14 - 01:06 PM]
LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell to Co-Host "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops," Airing Tuesday, May 20 on CBS
Additionally, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler and Keith Urban have been added as performers.

[03/27/14 - 01:01 PM]
"American Comedy Awards" Adds First Ever Category for Concert Comic
Voting is now open, and Twitter users are able to vote by publicly tweeting the hashtag #AmericanComedyAwards and a keyword consisting of the name or Twitter handle of their preferred nominee.

[03/27/14 - 12:38 PM]
Cedric "The Entertainer" to Host the Fourth Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards, Airing Live on The CW Network, Thursday, June 19
The June 19 broadcast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel will mark the first time the CCTAs will be broadcast live on network television.

[03/27/14 - 11:52 AM]
Katz Korner to Announce The Wooden Award All American Team Monday on ESPNU
Throughout the three-hour show, airing Monday, March 31, host Andy Katz will interview the First Team Wooden Award All Americans.

[03/27/14 - 10:08 AM]
"Survivor" Delivers Its Largest Audience of Current Edition
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 26.

[03/27/14 - 10:06 AM]
Bravo Media Unveils New Social Innovations and Digital Initiatives for Upcoming Year
Additionally, the network will launch an innovative location-based Mobile Pass experience.

[03/27/14 - 10:04 AM]
Video: MTV2's "Guy Code" Debuts an Epic First Look at the All-New Season
Jessica Gomes, Ariel Meredith and Arianny Celeste join the cast of the new season, premiering Wednesday, April 16 at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/27/14 - 10:01 AM]
Summer's No. 1 Reality Series "America's Got Talent" Brings Judges' Auditions to New York and Los Angeles
The next round of judges' auditions will be in New York City (April 3-6) at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

[03/27/14 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Extended Supertrailer of the Fourth Season of "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle"
The series is back with new episodes Monday, March 31 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1.

[03/27/14 - 09:35 AM]
Starz Casts Leads of New Original Series "Survivor's Remorse"
Jessie T. Usher, Ronreaco Lee, Erica Ash, Tichina Arnold and Teyonah Parris will topline the new comedy series.

[03/27/14 - 09:07 AM]
TV One's "News One Now" Exclusive Interview with Dr. Ben Carson to Air Live April 4
In a first, "News One Now" will devote the entire hour to Dr. Carson, who will be interviewed by managing editor and host Roland Martin and take viewer calls live on air.

[03/27/14 - 08:49 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Top Spot with "American Idol"
Plus: "Mixology," "Arrow" and "Modern Family" are the only series up from their previous originals in adults 18-49.

[03/27/14 - 08:33 AM]
Encore of "Chicago P.D." Retains Its Full Lead-In in Adults 18-49 and Grows 9% Versus Its Lead-In in Both Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 26.

[03/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
"Surviving the Kill Zone" Uses New Technology to Capture African Wildlife Struggling to Exist; Airs May 13 on Animal Planet
Also on tap are fellow specials "Snow Wolf Family" and "Wild Mexico."

[03/27/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Equals a 4-Month High as Wednesday's #1 TV Show/"Mixology" Spikes 42% to Tie a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 26.

[03/27/14 - 07:19 AM]
In Its Fifth Week, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Scores a Three-Week High in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 17-21.

[03/27/14 - 07:14 AM]
ESPN's 25th Season of Major League Baseball Begins with Seven Season-Opening Telecasts
ESPN will begin its 25th Major League Baseball season on Sunday, March 30, when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Yasiel Puig visit the San Diego Padres and Chase Headley.

[03/27/14 - 06:48 AM]
Heat-Pacers Showdown Delivers ESPN's Second-Highest Rated NBA Game of the Season
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 26.

[03/26/14 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 26
Updates include: Tiya Sircar to complete cast of "How I Met Your Dad"; John Cusack to guest on his drama pilot for CBS; and Amy Acker lands role on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

[03/26/14 - 07:35 PM]
Popular Band Stars App Gets the Ultimate "Glee" Update
Since its initial release in December 2013, Band Stars has been downloaded over 1 million times worldwide, with over 25 million songs recorded by its dedicated players.

[03/26/14 - 05:19 PM]
MTV Finds a True Match with "Are You the One?"
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 25.

[03/26/14 - 04:32 PM]
TLC Was the #1 Cable Network on Tuesday Night with Women 25-54/18-49
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 25.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
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On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.