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[03/31/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 31
Updates include: Richard Dreyfuss cast in "Your Family or Mine" at TBS; "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "The Walking Dead" tap new regulars; and Frances Fisher boards "The Killing's" final season.

[03/31/14 - 02:36 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with NCAA Coverage
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Cold Justice," Syfy's "Helix" and Discovery's "Sons of Guns."

[03/31/14 - 02:16 PM]
NBC Orders 13-Episode Series "Aquarius" Starring Two-Time Golden Globe Winner David Duchovny
Set in the late 1960s, Duchovny stars as a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life who starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his "cause."

[03/31/14 - 01:23 PM]
Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together on "ACM Awards," Sunday, April 6
They join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Toby Keith, Justin Moore, Kip Moore and more!

[03/31/14 - 01:05 PM]
ESPN to Showcase Top High School Signees and Recruits in Five Marquee Basketball Events Throughout April
ESPN will televise five marquee high school basketball events and a College Basketball Signing Day Special between Monday, March 31 and Friday, April 18.

[03/31/14 - 01:00 PM]
Spike TV Inks Season Five of "Ink Master"
The new season will increase to 16 one-hour episodes and will debut Fall 2014.

[03/31/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Launches "Live's Fit Spot"
"Live" is kicking off the launch of "Live's Fit Spot" with "Live's Workout Selfie Contest."

[03/31/14 - 12:30 PM]
Extensive NCAA Men's Final Four Coverage from Fort Worth Begins April 3
ESPN will provide extensive on-site coverage, including analysis, news, reports and interviews across multiple platforms.

[03/31/14 - 12:05 PM]
Music Superstar Pharrell Williams Named Coach for Season Seven of "The Voice"
The rest of the coach line-up will be confirmed at a later date.

[03/31/14 - 11:56 AM]
Stars from the Critically Acclaimed ABC Television Series "Nashville" Kick Off Their First-Ever Concert Tour
Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio and Chris Carmack are among the participants.

[03/31/14 - 11:44 AM]
Jessica Mendoza Expands ESPN Role, Joins "Baseball Tonight"
In addition to her "Baseball Tonight" responsibilities, Mendoza will also contribute to select ESPN MLB game telecasts.

[03/31/14 - 11:41 AM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Averaging 9.8 Million Total Viewers; Highest Viewership in 21 Years
CBS spins the numbers for its NCAA coverage to date this season.

[03/31/14 - 11:23 AM]
"The World Wars" - History Premieres Six-Hour Special Event Series on Three Consecutive Nights Beginning Memorial Day, May 26 at 9PM ET/PT
Later this summer, the three-part series will also premiere on H2 and in more than 160 countries across the globe.

[03/31/14 - 11:13 AM]
MTV to Air Two New Relationship Series "The Ex and the Why" and "Time's Up" on Monday, April 21 Beginning at 6:00 P.M. ET/PT
The network will air two new relationship series that test whether former couples should continue to stay apart to another where they are fighting to stay together.

[03/31/14 - 11:03 AM]
The Hub Network Renews Popular Series "Family Game Night" from Hasbro Studios with Host Daytime Emmy Award(R)-Winner Todd Newton
Production for season five is scheduled to begin in June with an air date slated for the summer of 2014.

[03/31/14 - 11:00 AM]
The Season Four Finale of "The Walking Dead" Anchors Record-Breaking Night on AMC
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[03/31/14 - 10:53 AM]
Cartoon Network Gets Pranking on April Fool's Day with "Uncle Grandpa"
The fun begins on Tuesday, April 1 at 2 p.m. (ET/PT) and leads to "Uncle Grandpa" at its new time 7 p.m. (ET/PT).

[03/31/14 - 10:47 AM]
Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Begins the Final Episodes Monday, April 14 at 9PM
The new season picks up immediately after the events of the last season's thrilling finale.

[03/31/14 - 10:47 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Delivers the Week's Top 5 Biggest Broadcast Drama Gainers in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
"The Good Wife" Up Double-Digit Percentages in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[03/31/14 - 10:07 AM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Returns with More Stars, More Spoofs & More Meaningless Banter - New Season Premieres on IFC Thursday, May 8 at 10:30pm ET
Guest stars this season include Fred Armisen, Zach Galifianakis, Josh Groban, Bob Odenkirk, Nick Offerman, Patton Oswalt and Craig Robinson.

[03/31/14 - 10:04 AM]
TVGN Gets "Situated" as Network Orders and Goes Into Production with New Docu-Comedy Series "The Sorrentinos"
Production on the eight 30-minute episode order of the original docu-comedy series begins in New Jersey this week.

[03/31/14 - 10:03 AM]
The World Premiere of "Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide" Debuts on Comedy Central(R) Sunday, April 20 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Back in his hometown, Morgan performs in front of a packed house at the iconic Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater.

[03/31/14 - 09:57 AM]
ABC's "Binge Watch Week" Is Now Live for Fans to Catch Up on Their Favorite Shows on WATCH ABC and Hulu
"Resurrection," "Grey's Anatomy," "Nashville," "Betrayal," "Killer Women," "The Neighbors," "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Trophy Wife" and "The Taste" are all available March 31-April 6.

[03/31/14 - 09:37 AM]
Tori Spelling Reveals Her Story in New Docu-Series, "True Tori," Premiering April 22 on Lifetime
Airing just three short weeks after cameras begin filming, the show will document Spelling and Dean McDermott in almost real-time.

[03/31/14 - 09:35 AM]
"Nurse Jackie" Renewed for a Seventh Season on Showtime(R)
Said announcement comes in advance of its sixth season premiere on Sunday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/31/14 - 09:19 AM]
MTV to Air 90-Minute "Teen Mom 2" Season Finale Prior to the 2014 "MTV Movie Awards" on Sunday, April 13 at 7:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for the two-part "Teen Mom 2 Finale Special: Check-Up with Dr. Drew" on Tuesday, April 15 and 22 at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/31/14 - 09:04 AM]
Nicole Richie Brings Her Tweets to Life in New VH1 Series "#CandidlyNicole"
Based on the successful AOL online series of the same name, the series is set to premiere on Thursday, July 17 with eight half-hour episodes.

[03/31/14 - 08:53 AM]
Video: A Look at AMC's New Drama Series "Halt and Catch Fire"
The new series premieres Sunday, June 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/31/14 - 08:50 AM]
"Believe" Retains 92% of Its Prior Week's 1.2 Rating in Adults 18-49 and Builds on Last Night's Lead-In by 38%
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[03/31/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Resurrection" Builds on Its Lead-in Against the "Walking Dead" Finale to Dominate Its Broadcast Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[03/31/14 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Overrun Once Again Puts CBS on Top
"The Amazing Race," "The Good Wife" and "The Mentalist" are all up by double digits from last week.

[03/31/14 - 08:18 AM]
Starz Provides the "Power" at MIPTV 2014: World Premiere TV Screening + CEO Chris Albrecht in Conversation with Colin Callender
Plus: watch a special preview of "Power" with a MIPTV welcome and introduction from Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson.

[03/31/14 - 06:06 AM]
Six More Amazon Original Pilots Receive Greenlight for Full Seasons: "The After," "Bosch," "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street," "Mozart in the Jungle," "Transparent" and "Wishenpoof!"
Plus: this summer, Amazon will premiere its first three kids series "Creative Galaxy," "Tumble Leaf" and "Annedroids" exclusively on Prime Instant Video.

[03/31/14 - 06:04 AM]
Back by Popular Demand: Amazon Studios Original Comedy Series "Alpha House" Will Return for a Second Season
John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson and Matt Malloy will reprise their roles as Republican Senators living under one roof in Washington, D.C.

[03/31/14 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Emmy(R)-Nominated Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family", Partners with Ace Hardware and Lumber Liquidators to Launch the Ultimate Home Renewal Sweepstakes
Viewers will be able to take part in this Renew-It-All journey as hosts Cristina Ferrare and Mark Steines demonstrate how the audience can "renew" their homes during weekly home renovation segments.

[03/30/14 - 06:39 PM]
Crackle Now Available on Google's Chromecast
Crackle on Chromecast will provide viewers unlimited opportunities to watch even more top television shows, films and original series for free wherever they have a screen and Wi-Fi connection.

[03/30/14 - 04:22 PM]
2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Final Four Tips Off Saturday, April 5 on TBS
Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony and Steve Kerr call the games with reporter Tracy Wolfson.

[03/30/14 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Dateline" Win the Battle of the Newsmagazines
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/30/14 - 08:52 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Metered-Market Households and 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 29.

[03/29/14 - 09:19 PM]
President George H.W. Bush Hosts Stars and Producers of AMC's Upcoming Drama, "Turn," for Private Screening
Seth Numrich, Heather Lind, Kevin McNally, Burn Gorman, Samuel Roukin, and Ian Kahn were among the visits cast members.

[03/29/14 - 07:42 PM]
Superstars Win Top Honors at This Year's Ultimate Kid Experience, "Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards"
The network details the winners of tonight's event.

[03/29/14 - 09:13 AM]
"Hannibal" Jumps 22% Week to Week in 18-49 to Match Its Season High
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 28.

[03/29/14 - 08:46 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Regional Semifinals Triumph for CBS
Plus: FOX's "Raising Hope" and NBC's "Hannibal" are both up more than 20% in adults 18-49 from last week.

[03/29/14 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's Friday Holds Strong with a Repeat "Shark Tank"
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 28.

[03/29/14 - 05:01 AM]
NBCUniversal and Ford Unveil "Tonight Show Fingers on a 4x4" Contest at New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex
Beginning Monday, March 31, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" will challenge the consultants to keep their hands on the Ford F-150 King Ranch, and the last man standing wins.

[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.







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[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.

[09/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with a Full Day of Programming Honoring the Comedy Legend When "Joan Day" Airs Friday, September 19th
Plus: "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan," a 90-minute special, airs that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Explodes Back onto Adult Swim - Season Two Premieres Saturday, October 18th at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
Based on 2009's critically-acclaimed feature film, the "Black Dynamite" animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and his crew.

[09/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Bill Hader Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on Oct. 11 with Musical Guest Hozier
Hader earned two Emmy nominations while on "SNL" and received critical acclaim for his notable impressions and characters, including the 'Stefon' as well as dozens of others.

[09/17/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Game" Begins November 5 at 10:00PM as Part of BBC America's "Dramaville"
When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, MI5 leader, Daddy (Brian Cox), assembles a secret committee to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."