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[03/07/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 7
Updates include: Felicity Huffman tapped for "American Crime" at ABC; Rebecca Romijn cast in NBC's "The Pro"; and Dave Annable scores a role in FOX's "Red Band Society."

[03/07/14 - 04:00 PM]
FOX Comedies "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "The Mindy Project" and "New Girl," Along with Psychological Thriller "The Following," Renewed for 2014-2015 Season
As previously announced, "Sleepy Hollow" was picked up for a second season, "Glee" was renewed for its sixth season and "Bones" was picked up for its tenth.

[03/07/14 - 02:58 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," "Millers" Take Top Spots
Plus: numbers for USA's "Sirens," FX's "Saint George" and Comedy Central's "Review."

[03/07/14 - 02:18 PM]
Video: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Preview (HBO)
The series will debut on Sunday, April 27 at 11:00/10:00c on the pay channel.

[03/07/14 - 02:10 PM]
TVGN to Air Two Day Catch-Up Marathon of The CW's "Hart of Dixie"
Said marathon is set for Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16 beginning at 1:00PM ET/PT.

[03/07/14 - 01:28 PM]
Discovery Gets "Naked After Dark" with Comedian Josh Wolf
The six-week series launches Sunday, March 16 after the season premiere of "Naked & Afraid."

[03/07/14 - 11:37 AM]
Special @ESPNNFL Programming Kicks Off Start of NFL Free Agency
Suzy Kolber will host an hour-long "NFL Insiders" (3 p.m.) on Tuesday previewing the official start of free agency (which begins at 4 p.m.).

[03/07/14 - 09:40 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Heats Up with an Epic Three Part Reunion Beginning Monday, March 17 at 9PM ET/PT
The three-part reunion special will be followed by "Secrets Revealed" on April 7.

[03/07/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Two and a Half Men" Delivers Its Largest Audience and Best Adult 18-49 Rating Since Its Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 6.

[03/07/14 - 09:20 AM]
Gilles Marini of "Switched at Birth" and Cierra Ramirez of "The Fosters" to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During the East Coast Feeds of Their Series, Airing Monday March 10th on ABC Family
They'll be up on @GillesMarini and @cierraramirez during their respective telecasts.

[03/07/14 - 08:49 AM]
Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe-Winning HBO Series "Game of Thrones" Returns for Fourth Season April 6
The pay channel details the first wave of episodes from the show's new season.

[03/07/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Parenthood" Grows Week to Week by 9% in 18-49 Rating and 6% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 6.

[03/07/14 - 08:31 AM]
Starz Offers Personal Digital Experiences With Portrait App And Genius Quiz For Starz Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons" Second Season
The digital app allows users to have their very own portrait drawn by Leonardo da Vinci himself by simply uploading a photo or connecting to their Facebook account to select an image.

[03/07/14 - 08:30 AM]
"Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" Returns Steady After 3-Month Break
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 6.

[03/07/14 - 08:28 AM]
First-Ever Contest for U.S. Fans to Design Official 2014 Wimbledon Poster
Voting will close Sunday, April 6, and with the fans' choice in mind, Chris Evert, John McEnroe and Philip Brook will select the winning poster, to be announced later that month.

[03/07/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Second Week in a Row
Plus: The CW's "Reign" and NBC's "Parks & Recreation" see big jumps from last week's numbers in adults 18-49.

[03/07/14 - 06:19 AM]
BBC America's "Orphan Black" Joins Lineup of Hit Shows Available Exclusively on Prime Instant Video
The highly regarded series returns on Saturday, April 19 at 9:00/8:00c, allowing Prime members plenty of time to enjoy past episodes.

[03/06/14 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 6
Updates include: Bebe Neuwirth among the latest cast in CBS's "Madam Secretary"; Spencer Grammer bound for ABC's "Saint Francis"; and Isaiah Washington to return for Sandra Oh's "Grey's Anatomy" farewell.

[03/06/14 - 09:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 6
Plus: next week Harry Connick, Jr. to perform a medley and singer/songwriter Mali Music also will perform.

[03/06/14 - 04:00 PM]
"Archer" Receives Additional Two-Season Order from FX
The cable channel has ordered 13 episodes for each of the series' sixth and seventh seasons.

[03/06/14 - 03:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family" Tops Demos, "Criminal Minds" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Bring It!," Syfy's "Weird or What?" and Bravo's "Flipping Out."

[03/06/14 - 02:19 PM]
Bravo Media Promotes Three Executives in Development and Production
Lara Spotts has been named Senior Vice President of Development, while both Jenn Levy and Kathleen French have been upped to Senior Vice President of Production.

[03/06/14 - 01:57 PM]
TBS Renews Bill Lawrence Comedy "Ground Floor," Starring Skylar Astin, Briga Heelan and John C. McGinley
The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes for the second season, which is slated to begin in late 2014.

[03/06/14 - 01:22 PM]
"Dateline" Network Exclusive Interview with Parents of Skylar Neese on Friday, March 7
In July 2012, 16-year-old Neese disappeared into the night and never returned home.

[03/06/14 - 01:18 PM]
MTV and Ellie Goulding Team Up for Worldwide Premiere of Music Video "Beating Heart" the Single from Summit Entertainment's Divergent on Tuesday, March 11 at 7:53 P.M. ET on MTV
"Divergent" will be released in theatres and IMAX nationwide by Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate company, on Friday, March 21.

[03/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
E! Announces the Network's First Original Scripted Series "The Royals"
Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Alexandra Park and Vincent Regan star in the drama, from creator Mark Schwahn.

[03/06/14 - 12:44 PM]
@ESPNTennis: Expanded Coverage from Indian Wells, Key Biscayne
In March, the ATP and WTA schedules focus on two events that draw top fields - the BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells, CA, and the Sony Open Tennis from Key Biscayne, FL.

[03/06/14 - 12:24 PM]
L+3 Update: "Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Deliver Strong Results for the Feb. 24-28 Week
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 24-28.

[03/06/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT and TBS Bringing "Falling Skies," "Legends," "The Last Ship" and "The Pete Holmes Show" to SXSW
On Monday, March 10, the networks will stage two panels during the annual music, film and interactive conference and festival held in Austin, Texas.

[03/06/14 - 11:53 AM]
CBS Newsman Bill Whitaker Named a "60 Minutes" Correspondent
Whitaker, an Emmy-winner, has covered virtually all of the major news stories in the West since he was posted to Los Angeles in 1992.

[03/06/14 - 11:44 AM]
NBCUniversal's Coverage of 2014 Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, Propels "TV Everywhere" Forward
During the 18 days of the Sochi Olympics, NBCOlympics.com, the mobile site and the apps delivered unprecedented traffic, consumption and engagement.

[03/06/14 - 11:35 AM]
Tenth Anniversary "Deadwood" Marathon on HBO Zone March 15-16
HBO Zone will present a marathon of the show, running all 36 episodes back-to-back beginning Saturday, March 15 at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT).

[03/06/14 - 11:21 AM]
Bilas, Shulman and Vitale to Call Final Four Games for ESPN International
National Semifinal action will take place Saturday, April 5 beginning at 6 p.m. ET, while the National Championship will be held Monday, April 7.

[03/06/14 - 11:01 AM]
Video: Starz Introduces New Characters in All New Video Featurette from "Da Vinci's Demons" Season Two, Returning on March 22nd
Carolina Guerra, Matthew Marsh, Kieran Bew and Lee Boardman are among the additions for the show's sophomore run.

[03/06/14 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week by Double Digits in Late-Night in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 24-28.

[03/06/14 - 10:12 AM]
Starz and BBC Co-Produce the New Original Limited Drama Series "The Missing" from Writers Harry and Jack Williams
Filming has begun on the eight-episode run in Brussels, Belgium with James Nesbitt, Frances O' Connor and Tcheky Karyo in the lead roles.

[03/06/14 - 10:03 AM]
"Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes," In-Depth Documentary About the Making of His Latest Album, Debuts April 4 on HBO
The film features rare behind-the-scenes studio and rehearsal segments, exclusive E Street Band tour footage and revealing interviews with Springsteen.

[03/06/14 - 10:01 AM]
Street League Skateboarding Partners with FOX Sports
The partnership includes live broadcasts of the world's premier skateboarding contest series on FOX Sports 1 and global distribution through the FOX family of networks.

[03/06/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Is Wednesday's Most Watched Program; Closest Ever to "American Idol" in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 5.

[03/06/14 - 09:42 AM]
Dan Stevens ("Downton Abbey") to Narrate the New Special, "Once Upon a Time: Wicked is Coming," Airing Sunday, March 9
The special features interviews with the cast and executive producers Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz.

[03/06/14 - 09:03 AM]
Charter Customers Can Now Access Showtime Anytime(R) on Their Computer, Tablet, Phone and Roku(R) Players
The offering enables subscribers free, unlimited on demand access to hundreds of hours of the network's programming, as well as the live broadcast of both the East and West Coast feeds.

[03/06/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Regular Show" Has a Special Daylight Saving Time Themed Episode Premiering Monday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network
Watch all the fun and high jinks Mordecai and Rigby encounter as they attempt to reset all the clocks in the park for daylight saving time.

[03/06/14 - 09:00 AM]
Performers Announced for the "49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, April 6
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban and The Band Perry are among those scheduled to perform.

[03/06/14 - 08:48 AM]
The Second Season of Sundance TV's Critically-Acclaimed Original Scripted Drama "Rectify" Will Premiere on Thursday, June 19th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The series is created and written by Ray McKinnon and executive produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein.

[03/06/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Revolution" Matches Its Prior Two 18-49 Ratings and Was Up Week to Week in Total Viewers by 3%
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 5.

[03/06/14 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Hold Onto the Top Spot
Plus: ABC's "Nashville" and "Suburgatory" post double-digit gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[03/06/14 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesdays #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 5.

[03/06/14 - 08:19 AM]
There Are Monsters in Them Thar Hills! Destination America's "Mountain Monsters" Is Back for a Beastly Second Season
The show's sophomore run of 14 episodes is due on Friday, April 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/06/14 - 08:17 AM]
VH1 "Couples Therapy" Heads Into Finale with Most Popular Season to Date
VH1 spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/06/14 - 08:10 AM]
CMT Unveils Additions to "Next Women Of Country" Franchise: Angaleena Presley, Lindsay Ell, Lucy Hale, Natalie Stovall and The Drive and Nikki Lane Join List of Female Power Vocalists
Since the campaign launched in January 2013, several alumnae - Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Cassadee Pope and Ashley Monroe included - found success ranging from commercial and critical acclaim.







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[04/01/20 - 02:01 PM]
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[04/01/20 - 12:24 PM]
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[04/01/20 - 12:19 PM]
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[04/01/20 - 11:28 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 11:19 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime Makes Scheduling Adjustments for Its Series "Black Monday," "Billions" and "The Chi"
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[04/01/20 - 10:03 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 10:01 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 10:01 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 09:46 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 09:16 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 09:13 AM]
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[04/01/20 - 09:01 AM]
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An exploration of the culture and landmarks of the chicano and street art movement that cemented Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol's status as behind-the-scenes hip hop legends.

[04/01/20 - 09:01 AM]
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