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[04/13/11 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 13
Updates include: Jessica Lange joins FX's "American Horror Story"; Ed Bernero to depart CBS's "Criminal Minds"; and Hallmark's "William & Kate" finds two leads.

[04/13/11 - 05:31 PM]
Date Change for "Rock the House" and "A Crush on You" on Hallmark Channel
"Rock the House," starring Cassi Thomson and Jack Coleman, will now premiere Saturday, June 18 instead of the week prior.

[04/13/11 - 04:11 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Deadliest" Catches Broadcast Competition
Discovery's flagship series ties NBC's "Parenthood" and CBS's "The Good Wife" among adults 18-49.

[04/13/11 - 03:24 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" Returns in Top Form: Season Premiere Is Number One Across Key Demos Delivering Over Four Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 12.

[04/13/11 - 01:52 PM]
Award-Winning Journalist Brooke Anderson Named Co-Anchor of "The Insider"
Anderson will join co-anchor Kevin Frazier this May.

[04/13/11 - 01:38 PM]
Scripps Cooks the Competition in the Food Category: 2 Networks - 20 New Series and 22 Returning Shows
Food Network and Cooking Channel detail the programming plans for the rest of 2011 and beyond.

[04/13/11 - 12:10 PM]
Cast and Producers of ABC's "Cougar Town" to Answer Phone Calls from Fans
During the April 18 episode, Bobby and Laurie will reveal a phone number that viewers can dial for a chance to speak with a member of the cast.

[04/13/11 - 11:40 AM]
TBS to Celebrate "World's Best Boss" with Night Devoted to Dunder Mifflin's Michael Scott
The three-hour marathon will air Tuesday, April 26, two days before Steve Carell's exit on NBC.

[04/13/11 - 11:32 AM]
Summer by Bravo Heats Up With Season Premieres of "Rocco's Dinner Party," "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and "Million Dollar Decorators"
"New Jersey" returns Monday, May 16 with "Decorators" on Tuesday, May 31 and "Dinner Party" on Wednesday, June 15.

[04/13/11 - 11:14 AM]
"Toya: A Family Affair" Ratings -- 1.5M Viewers!
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 12.

[04/13/11 - 10:56 AM]
Billboard Announces Finalists for The 2011 Billboard Music Awards
Rihanna takes the lead as a finalist in 18 award categories, the winners of which will be announced on Sunday, May 22 on ABC.

[04/13/11 - 10:43 AM]
TV Guide Network Is "Bi-Winning" With New Programming Lineup to Include Classic Sitcom, "Spin City"
Repeats of the show's Charlie Sheen-led episodes will kick off Monday, April 18 with a two-hour block.

[04/13/11 - 10:36 AM]
Video: Global Superstar Ke$ha Comes to MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" to Challenge the Next Five Crews on Thursday, April 14, at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Check out a sneak preview of this week's opening number.

[04/13/11 - 09:54 AM]
GMC Premiere of Family Drama "Heartland" Slated for Thursday, April 14
The Canadian import follows "the struggle of a debt-ridden family of Rocky Mountain horse ranchers fighting to keep a dream alive against a backdrop of young love, conflict and intrigue."

[04/13/11 - 09:27 AM]
TLC Takes Viewers Into the Secret World of Gypsies
The network has acquired "Big Fat Gypsy Weddings," which originally premiered in the U.K., and is in development on a new series.

[04/13/11 - 09:26 AM]
E! Examines Heroic True Stories Told by the Actual Victims When "E! Entertainment Special: I Was Held Hostage" Premieres Thursday, April 14th at 10:00PM ET/PT
With interviews from the survivors themselves, E! goes behind the headlines to recount the heroic decisions ordinary people made that became the difference between life and death.

[04/13/11 - 09:18 AM]
CBS Sweeps Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 12.

[04/13/11 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's "Food Revolution" Opens Solidly/"Body Of Proof" Grows in Week 3
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 12.

[04/13/11 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Parenthood" Rebounds for NBC
The Peacock takes the silver last night but can't quite catch the "NCIS"-powered CBS.

[04/13/11 - 08:24 AM]
Designer Thom Filicia Signs Development Deal With HGTV
The pact covers a number of future projects including guest appearances on several of the network's popular series and the starring role in a holiday special.

[04/13/11 - 07:38 AM]
Interactive Opportunities and Ultimate Fantasy Makeovers Round Out HGTV's Programming Lineup for 2011
Said lineup includes 12 new titles and limited series that are "geared toward wish-fulfillment makeovers and interactive opportunities for viewers."

[04/13/11 - 06:45 AM]
"Earth Week" Grows Greener With Even More Eco-Themed Content Across the Newly Expanded NBCUniversal Portfolio
More than 45 different brands across NBCUniversal's broad portfolio will feature 100 plus hours of environmentally themed content throughout the week—both online and on-air.

[04/13/11 - 05:34 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up One-Hour Scripted Drama "Jane By Design"
Andie MacDowell and newcomer Erica Dasher star in the project, formerly known as formerly "What Would Jane Do?"

[04/13/11 - 05:03 AM]
The 2011 "MTV Video Music Awards" Returns to the Spotlight of Los Angeles, CA and Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
The 28th Annual VMAs airs live Sunday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c from said venue.

[04/13/11 - 12:14 AM]
Interview: "Happy Endings" Co-Stars Elisha Cuthbert & Zachary Knighton
Plus: Eliza Coupe, Adam Pally, Casey Wilson and Damon Wayans, Jr. from our recent set visit.

[04/12/11 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 12
Updates include: Jill Wagner to exit ABC's "Wipeout"; Mark Verheiden joins NBC's "The Dark Tower"; and "Rules of Engagement's" Mike Sikowitz to stay with Sony.

[04/12/11 - 10:30 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: Unscripted Hitmakers"
Check out our recap of today's event, featuring Thom Beers, Stephen Lambert, Nigel Lythgoe, J.D. Roth and Sally Ann Salsano.

[04/12/11 - 06:14 PM]
Oxygen Media's "All About Aubrey" Finale Delivers the Ultimate Comeback as Aubrey O'Day Scores Recording Contract With SRC/Universal Motown
The cable channel details last night's season finale of the series.

[04/12/11 - 03:55 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Another Monday, Another "Pawn Stars" Win
Plus: "WWE Raw," "WWE Tough Enough" fill three of the top six spots last night.

[04/12/11 - 03:53 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: E!'s "Khloe & Lamar" Tops Demos
The newcomer bests Bravo's "Real Housewives of Orange County" in adults 18-49; OWN's "The Judds" opens to a modest audience.

[04/12/11 - 03:52 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Puts Syfy in Front
Plus: "Wizards of Waverly Place," "Randy Knows Best" share the number two spot; and a soft start for "CMT's Next Superstar."

[04/12/11 - 02:50 PM]
ESPN & ABC to Deliver Their Highest-Rated NBA Seasons
ESPN and ABC spin the numbers for their basketball coverage to date this season.

[04/12/11 - 02:37 PM]
CBS Sports Announces 2011 NFL Preseason Games
The Eye will carry two primetime games: Packers/Colts on Friday, August 26 and Patriots/Lions on Saturday, August 27.

[04/12/11 - 02:36 PM]
Bears Face Rams in Hall of Fame Game as "Sunday Night Football" Kicks Off NFL Preseason
The annual game from Canton, Ohio will air on Sunday, August 7 on NBC with the Raiders/Saints also on tap for Sunday, August 28.

[04/12/11 - 02:34 PM]
"Sunday Night Baseball's" Red Sox/Yankees Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed MLB Game on ESPN Since 2009
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 10.

[04/12/11 - 02:34 PM]
Fang-tastic Ratings for Syfy's "Being Human" Season One Finale With 1.66 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, April 11.

[04/12/11 - 02:10 PM]
Bears-Rams Game Set to Kick Off 2011 Preseason Schedule
The NFL details its full preseason lineup, including the national games on CBS, FOX, NBC and ESPN.

[04/12/11 - 01:26 PM]
Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Tracee Ellis Ross Headed to BET
The due will topline "Reed Between The Lines," a new comedy set to premiere in October.

[04/12/11 - 01:25 PM]
"The Game" Is Back for Season 5! Plus "Let's Stay Together" Returns in January 2012
Both series have been picked up for 22 additional episodes.

[04/12/11 - 01:14 PM]
2011 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
ESPN will broadcast four games beginning with the Seattle Seahawks at the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, August 11.

[04/12/11 - 01:01 PM]
"Breaking Bad" Season 3 Now Available for Pre-Order on DVD and Blu-Ray
Plus: the AMC series will return for its fourth season on Sunday, July 17.

[04/12/11 - 12:33 PM]
New Comedy "Breaking In" Ranked as FOX's Highest Rated Sitcom Series Premiere in Over Five Years Among Total Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 4-10.

[04/12/11 - 12:05 PM]
Animal Planet's "River Monsters" Catches 1.6 Million Viewers in Third Season Premiere
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, April 10.

[04/12/11 - 11:55 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice," "The Biggest Loser: Couples" and "Law & Order: SVU" Lead NBC the Week of April 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 4-10.

[04/12/11 - 11:32 AM]
Ten Years Later, TLC Explores "Who Killed Chandra Levy?"
The original docu-movie premieres Sunday, May 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/12/11 - 11:31 AM]
"Quints by Surprise" Returns to TLC With A Birthday Celebration and Second Season
Look for a one-hour "Turning 2" special on Monday, April 18 followed by its sophomore launch on Monday, May 9.

[04/12/11 - 11:14 AM]
NCAA and "NCIS" Lead CBS to Second Consecutive Weekly Win in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 4-10.

[04/12/11 - 11:08 AM]
Nickelodeon's "iCarly" Scores 7.4 Million Total Viewers, Ranks as Basic Cable's Top Telecast for the Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 4-10.

[04/12/11 - 10:57 AM]
Teen Sensation Demi Lovato Speaks Candidly to ABC News' Robin Roberts in First Television Interview Since Leaving Treatment
A portion of the interview will air Friday, April 22 on "Good Morning America" with the full interview that night on "20/20."

[04/12/11 - 10:51 AM]
Video: Advance Peek at Showtime's Hot New Drama Series "Homeland"
The series, starring Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and Damian Lewis, will start production this summer.

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[10/06/15 - 01:08 PM]
Thinkfactory Media Partners with Hip Hop Legend, Michel'le to Reveal Her Untold Story from the Streets of Compton
In addition to the scripted project, Thinkfactory Media and Michel'le are collaborating on a documentary detailing her life.

[10/06/15 - 11:53 AM]
Esquire Network Dives in Head First with the New Season of "Going Deep with David Rees" Beginning Wednesday November 11th
To promote the series, David will embark on an "analog" social media tour - where he drives cross-country from NYC to LA.

[10/06/15 - 11:14 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership In Robust, New Multi-Year Agreement
"Inside Amy Schumer," "Broad City," "Finding Carter," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Sanjay and Craig" are among the featured titles.

[10/06/15 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Super Into" Hosted by Kevin Pereira
Each half-hour asks our favorite celebrities to take us inside their private passions - from Rob Corddry and astronomy, including a ride on a zero gravity plane, to Diablo Cody and rollercoasters.

[10/06/15 - 10:33 AM]
New Art of Speedy from The CW's "Arrow"
The new season kicks off this Wednesday, October 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.

[10/06/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Scorpion" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Is Set to Celebrate the Milestone 20th Anniversary of "Toy Story" - The Film That Started the Computer Generated Animation Revolution - In the Original Special, "Toy Story 20th Anniversary," To Air in December
The special will air along with a showing of "Toy Story" that same evening.

[10/06/15 - 09:03 AM]
"48 Hours: The Doctor's Daughter" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
New "Rocky Horror Show" Premieres Midnight Saturday, October 18 on BBC America
"I'm still in awe at the popularity of the show," said Richard O'Brien, creator and narrator.

[10/06/15 - 08:59 AM]
AMC Releases Key Art for "Into the Badlands" - Premiering November 15
The six-part series tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny and a young boy named M.K. (Aramis Knight) who embark on a spiritual journey across a dangerous land.

[10/06/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Blindspot" Retains 96% of Last Week's 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Blindspot" Keep NBC on Top
The Peacock leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49 for the third consecutive week.