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[02/18/15 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 18
Updates include: Sullivan Stapleton tapped as male lead in NBC's "Blindspot"; Richard Dreyfuss to star in ABC's "Madoff" mini-series; and Dule Hill among the latest cast in "Doubt" at CBS.

[02/18/15 - 02:47 PM]
With Season Highs, "The Fosters" Is Cable TV's #1 Scripted Series at 8 O'Clock Among Target Demographics
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, February 16.

[02/18/15 - 02:30 PM]
Ryan Clark Officially Retires, Joins ESPN as NFL Analyst
Clark made regular ESPN guest analyst appearances the past two years as an active player, most recently at Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona.

[02/18/15 - 02:20 PM]
Turner Sports' Extensive Coverage of NBA All-Star 2015 Draws More Than 27.5 Million Viewers and Scored Audience Growth Across All Screens
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of January 26-February 1.

[02/18/15 - 01:36 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Newest Programming Event, "Countdown to Valentine's Day," Courts 30 Million Unduplicated Viewers and 6.7 Million Women 25-54
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for January 31 through February 15.

[02/18/15 - 01:28 PM]
Spring Is Sizzling on VH1 with the Series Premieres of "Walk of Shame Shuttle" and "Hot Grits"
They'll launch on Wednesday, March 18 at 9:00/8:00c and Wednesday, March 25 at 8:00/7:00c, respectively.

[02/18/15 - 01:17 PM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Will Welcome Oscar(R) Host Neil Patrick Harris, Chart Topper Flo Rida and the Professional Dancers from "Dancing with the Stars" to "Live's After Oscar Show"
Mere hours after the festivities have wrapped on the same stage, thousands of fans will fill the venue for an action-packed hour celebrating all things Oscar.

[02/18/15 - 01:02 PM]
Dakota Johnson to Host "SNL" on February 28 with Musical Guest Alabama Shakes
Johnson currently stars in the box office hit, "Fifty Shades of Grey."

[02/18/15 - 12:19 PM]
WGN America Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Oscar Coverage
The network will air KTLA's "Countdown to the Oscars(R)" followed by the marquee live red carpet event, "Live From The Oscars(R)."

[02/18/15 - 12:17 PM]
CBS's Primetime Lineup Delivering More Viewers Than 11 Years Ago
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/18/15 - 12:02 PM]
NBC and Macy's Reteam to Celebrate 2015 Holidays in Style
"The parade and fireworks have become essential parts of the holidays and it is a privilege to bring them into homes across America," said Paul Telegdy.

[02/18/15 - 12:01 PM]
"Survivor" Celebrates 15 Years and 30 Seasons with a Paley Center Photography Exhibit Open to the Public Now Through the End of May
On display is episodic photography and landscape images from all of the exotic locations, spanning 30 seasons.

[02/18/15 - 11:49 AM]
"48 Hours: Dangerous Games" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 14.

[02/18/15 - 11:16 AM]
Former "Mike & Mike" Regular Kristen Balboni Joins FOX Sports
Kristen Balboni has joined FOX Sports as co-host of its daily social media series @TheBuzzer.

[02/18/15 - 11:06 AM]
GSN's Original Game Show "Idiotest" Hosted by Ben Gleib Returns for Season 2 on Wednesday, April 1
Comedian Ben Gleib returns as the wildly witty host dishing out even tougher brainteasers to contestants competing for a $10,000 cash prize.

[02/18/15 - 11:00 AM]
Bravo Media's First Monday in March Brings the Madness
Look for the season finale of "Vanderpump Rules" and season premiere to "Shahs of Sunset" on Monday, March 2.

[02/18/15 - 10:57 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day for the 8th-Consecutive Week Across Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 9-15.

[02/18/15 - 10:28 AM]
"Kobe Bryant's Muse" Premieres Saturday, Feb. 28 at 9 PM ET/PT on Showtime(R)
Compelling and revelatory, the film captures Bryant like viewers have never seen him before.

[02/18/15 - 10:10 AM]
The "Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards" to Air as OWN Primetime Special Saturday, February 21
Oprah Winfrey, Lupita Nyong'o, Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo, Regina King, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Uzo Aduba, Lorraine Toussaint, Laverne Cox and Gina Prince-Bythewood are among those featured at the event.

[02/18/15 - 10:00 AM]
Three-Hour Global Television Event "Killing Jesus" Premieres Palm Sunday, March 29 at 8 PM
The film is the third collaboration between NGC, Scott Free and Bill O'Reilly, whose first two projects together, Emmy-nominated "Killing Kennedy" and "Killing Lincoln" are respectively the two most-watched programs in the network's history.

[02/18/15 - 09:59 AM]
WGN America Partners with Electus International for Global Distribution of "Outlaw Country," New Original Docuseries from Bischoff Hervey Entertainment
The seven-episode series launches Tuesday, February 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[02/18/15 - 09:28 AM]
Bravo Media Catches Up with the Season One Couples of "Newlyweds: The First Year" in a 90-Minute Special Airing on Tuesday, March 3 at 10PM ET/PT
In the special, viewers will get a chance to see who is struggling beyond the first year and who is standing strong.

[02/18/15 - 09:18 AM]
Online Voters and Academy Members Have Chosen Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell as the Final Nominees for ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's
The final round of fan voting for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's begins Wednesday, April 8 (3:00 PM, ET/12:00 PM, PT) with voting partner CBS.com at VoteACM.com.

[02/18/15 - 09:01 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows to Match a Season High in Households
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 2-6.

[02/18/15 - 08:58 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Coming to FOX Sports 1
"I'm very excited to be making the move from internet to television," Nolan said. "Because you know what they say: the internet is a dying medium."

[02/18/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Grows 9% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating to Match Its Top 18-49 Score Since January 27
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 17.

[02/18/15 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Top Viewers, Demos for CBS
"Person of Interest" climbs nearly 7% from last week among adults 18-49.

[02/18/15 - 08:21 AM]
VH1's New Series "Barely Famous" Premieres Wednesday, March 18th at 9:30PM ET/PT
The series features sisters Erin and Sara Foster offering a tongue-in-cheek perspective on reality TV and life in the Hollywood fast lane.

[02/18/15 - 08:19 AM]
"Fresh Off the Boat" Is Up from Its Premiere to Rank as Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 17.

[02/18/15 - 08:06 AM]
Kenny Albert to Serve as Blow-by-Blow Announcer for Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN
Albert will be joined by six-time world champion, 1976 Olympic gold medalist and analyst "Sugar" Ray Leonard to call PBC on NBC fight shows on NBCSN.

[02/18/15 - 07:43 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Equals Season Highs with Women 25-54 and Key Adults
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 2-6.

[02/18/15 - 07:03 AM]
mtvU Unveils "2015 mtvU Woodie Awards" Nominees: J. Cole, Charli XCX, Run the Jewels, Sam Smith, Porter Robinson and FKA twigs to Compete for "Woodie of the Year" at SXSW
For the first time in show history, nominees will vie for the chunks of wood live in primetime on MTV, with a 60-minute special starting at 9 p.m. ET on Friday, March 20 from the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas.

[02/18/15 - 06:05 AM]
Candace Cameron Bure Stars with Marilu Henner in "A Bone to Pick: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie World Premiere April 19
Lexa Doig, Bruce Dawson, Peter Benson, Sonya Salomaa, Dan Payne, Miranda Frigon and Stephen Huszar also star in the film.

[02/18/15 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Full Seasons of "Mad Dogs," "The Man in the High Castle," "The New Yorker Presents," and Children's Shows "Just Add Magic" and "The Stinky & Dirty Show"
These new shows will premiere exclusively to Prime members in the US, UK and Germany later this year and in 2016.

[02/18/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Second Season of the Hit Dramatic Comedy "Mozart in the Jungle"
"The first season of 'Mozart in the Jungle' was a big hit with our customers and I'm thrilled that we're able to produce a second season," said Roy Price.

[02/17/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 17
Updates include: Whoopi Goldberg joins ABC's "Delores & Jermaine"; Jaimie Alexander to lead NBC's "Blindspot"; and Skylar Astin to star in ABC's NBA comedy pilot.

[02/17/15 - 02:59 PM]
"Bad Hair Day" Delivers 4 Million Total Viewers and Ranks as #1 Cable TV Telecast Across Major Youth Demographics Year-to-Date
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, February 13.

[02/17/15 - 01:16 PM]
Bravo Media Brings Back Australia's Crown Jewel with "The Real Housewives of Melbourne" Season Two Premiering Thursday, March 5 at 9 PM ET/PT
Businesswoman Chyka Keebaugh, bold barrister Gina Liano, psychic Jackie Gillies, property developer Janet Roach and fashionista Lydia Schiavello are back and more extravagant than ever.

[02/17/15 - 01:02 PM]
AMC Celebrates the End of an Era of "Mad Men"
The Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Award-winning drama kicks off its final seven episodes on Sunday, April 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/17/15 - 12:00 PM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Ends Its Season with a Two-Hour Finale and Tell All That Addresses the Questions on Everyone's Minds
Plus: TLC is ordering a sixth season scheduled to air in the fall of 2015.

[02/17/15 - 11:46 AM]
VH1 Rock Docs Commemorates Best Selling Boy Band of All Time's 20th Anniversary with the World Television Premiere of "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made of" Friday, April 3rd at 9PM ET/PT
The documentary follows the members as they share their lives with us and relive their journey together, revealing new and old tensions that need confronting and resolving.

[02/17/15 - 11:30 AM]
HBO Renews "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" for Two More Seasons
Consisting of 35 shows apiece, season three will run on HBO in 2016, to be followed by season four in 2017.

[02/17/15 - 11:17 AM]
MTV to Grant One Lucky Fan an Unforgettable Solo Private Performance From Ed Sheeran
The winner and their guest will additionally get the VIP treatment with roundtrip flights to Austin, Texas, where they will sit front and center at the first date of Sheeran's North American tour.

[02/17/15 - 10:58 AM]
New Season of Investigation Discovery's Signature Newsmagazine "On the Case with Paula Zahn" Premieres Sunday, February 22
Each episode is highlighted by Zahn's riveting exclusive interviews, which draw out different viewpoints from the people personally connected to tragedies that rocked their local community and the investigations that attempted to piece together the truth.

[02/17/15 - 10:57 AM]
Animal Planet Announces Pair of Alaskan-Sized Marathons, Premieres and Finales for "Alaska: Battle On the Bay" and "Wild West Alaska"
Look for said series to wrap their seasons on Thursday, February 19 and Thursday, February 26, respectively.

[02/17/15 - 10:27 AM]
Terrence Howard and Felicity Jones to Present at 87th Oscars(R)
The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.

[02/17/15 - 10:01 AM]
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?" Returns for an All-New Season of Updates with the Biggest Newsmakers and Celebrated Stars of Our Time Premiering March 8 on OWN
In this all-new season, Oprah Winfrey sits down for highly emotional interviews delving further into new details on some of the biggest news stories of our time.

[02/17/15 - 10:00 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's TGIT Line-up Returns to Claim 3 of the Week's Top 5 Spots in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 26-February 1.

[02/17/15 - 09:31 AM]
"Better Call Saul" Is the #1 Series Premiere in Cable History Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in Live+3 Ratings
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 8 and Monday, February 9.

[02/17/15 - 09:02 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Poppy Montgomery to Guest Star in "Signed, Sealed, Delivered From Paris, With Love" (WT)
The franchise's latest installment will premiere Sunday, June 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.







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[06/20/18 - 11:30 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 11:01 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 10:42 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 10:05 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 09:55 AM]
Freeform's "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" Spikes to a New Series High on Its 3rd Telecast in Women 18-34
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[06/20/18 - 09:12 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 09:04 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 09:00 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 08:31 AM]
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[06/20/18 - 08:14 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 03:06 PM]
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MTV spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/19/18 - 01:41 PM]
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Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the weeks of May 28-June 17.

[06/19/18 - 12:51 PM]
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[06/19/18 - 11:30 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 11:11 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley Joins EPIX(R) Series "Godfather of Harlem" Produced by ABC Signature Studios
The 10-episode series tells the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s, returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he used to rule in shambles and his power gone.