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[04/19/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 19
Updates include: Spike TV finds its "Thunderballs"; Joe Pantoliano, Eriq La Salle to visit HBO's "America"; and Dan Amboyer is Hallmark's Prince William.

[04/19/11 - 10:49 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Another Monday, Another "Pawn Stars" Win
History's signature series bests TNT's NBA playoff coverage and USA's "WWE Raw."

[04/19/11 - 10:34 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: TNT Surges With NBA Playoffs
Plus: a special "Storage Wars" on A&E and "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe" on USA top the usual Sunday mainstays.

[04/19/11 - 05:00 PM]
ESPN's 2011 "Monday Night Football Schedule"
Patriots/Dolphins and Raiders/Broncos will kick off the franchise's annual opening doubleheader on September 12.

[04/19/11 - 04:29 PM]
2011 "Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
The last two Super Bowl Champions, Saints and Packers, meet in the Thursday night NFL opening game on September 8.

[04/19/11 - 04:00 PM]
Oxygen Scores Best Monday Night Performance in Prime Time in Network History Powered by Premiere of Season 2 of "Love Games"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, April 18.

[04/19/11 - 11:58 AM]
"Victorious" is Week's Top Series Telecast with Kids, Scores Almost 4 Million Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 11:29 AM]
Hide Your Clutter! New Episodes of "Clean House" Begin Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on The Style Network
The series returns with a special 90-minute installment on said date.

[04/19/11 - 11:28 AM]
"American Chopper" - New Season Monday April 25 @ 9pm e/p
The new season will feature appearances by Red Jacket Firearms from "Sons of Guns" and the captains of "Deadliest Catch."

[04/19/11 - 11:15 AM]
CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 11:13 AM]
"The Office," The #1 Scripted Program in Adults 18-49, Paces NBC the Week of April 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:58 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Prime and Total Day in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14, and Cable's No. 1 Network in Prime in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Builds its Overall Audience Year to Year for the 4th Time in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:52 AM]
FOX Wins the Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/19/11 - 10:33 AM]
Spike TV Hires Chris Rantamaki as Vice President, Original Series
Rantamaki comes to Spike TV from Discovery Channel, where he was vice president of production.

[04/19/11 - 10:28 AM]
Big Return for The CW's "90210" and "Gossip Girl"
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, April 18.

[04/19/11 - 10:24 AM]
NHL & NBC Sports Group Announce New 10-Year Partnership
The expanded partnership is highlighted by the first-ever national distribution of all Stanley Cup(R) Playoffs contests.

[04/19/11 - 10:03 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek of Spike TV's "Repo Games" from the Producers of "Jersey Shore"
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, April 26 at 8:00/7:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[04/19/11 - 09:39 AM]
"TV Land Awards 2011" is Network's Most Watched "TV Land Awards" Ever
TV Land spins the numbers for Sunday, April 17.

[04/19/11 - 09:10 AM]
"Mike & Molly" and "Hawaii Five-0" Win Their Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 18.

[04/19/11 - 09:01 AM]
CBS's Police Drama, "Flashpoint," Returns on Friday, May 6, 8:00-9:00 PM
"Chaos" will go on hiatus effective immediately but return to the schedule at a later date.

[04/19/11 - 08:50 AM]
ABC Tops Monday for the 6th Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 18.

[04/19/11 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Hits Monday Low
"Chuck," "The Event" and "Law & Order: LA" all matched or hit new series lows last night.

[04/19/11 - 08:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Game of Thrones" for Second Season
The gross audience for the premiere night on the main HBO channel was 4.2 million viewers.

[04/19/11 - 07:55 AM]
Superstar Choreographer and Creative Director Laurieann Gibson Brings Her Dance Moves to BET in "Born to Dance: Laurieann Gibson" on Tuesday, August 2 at 10:00 PM
The eight-episode series chronicles the journey of 20 aspiring dancers in an intense chance of a lifetime dance competition.

[04/19/11 - 07:50 AM]
Get Your Daily "Morning Buzz" from VH1 Beginning Monday, May 9 at 9:30 AM
Carrie Keagan will host "Big Morning Buzz Live," a new daily, hour-long, live, entertainment morning show.

[04/19/11 - 07:20 AM]
NBCUniversal Promotes Salil Mehta to Newly Created Position of COO/CFO, NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media Division
Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Mehta served as Executive Vice President of ESPN Enterprises Inc.

[04/19/11 - 06:19 AM]
After Record Sell Outs, "Glee Live! In Concert!" Adds Additional Shows With New Tickets Available
Plus: Ashley Fink (Lauren Zizes) and members of the "Dalton Academy Warblers" will also join the tour coming to North American concert stages this spring.

[04/18/11 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 18
Updates include: "Burn Notice's" Matt Nix sticks with Fox Television Studios; and Alan Cumming to continue on CBS's "The Good Wife."

[04/18/11 - 04:29 PM]
Three-and-Out for CBS's "Chaos"
A new season of "Flashpoint" will assume the show's Friday, 8:00/7:00c slot on May 6.

[04/18/11 - 03:24 PM]
Disney Channel Squeezes Sweet Success with "Lemonade Mouth"
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, April 15.

[04/18/11 - 02:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney's "Lemonade Mouth" Tops Viewers
History's "American Restoration" however takes home the demo crown.

[04/18/11 - 02:27 PM]
History Continues Its Ratings Success With Friday Night Premiere of "American Restoration"
History spins the numbers for Friday, April 15.

[04/18/11 - 01:42 PM]
TNT's NBA Opening Day Tripleheader Playoff Action Delivers Record-Setting Ratings With Average of More Than 4.5 Million Total Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, April 17.

[04/18/11 - 01:31 PM]
Exclusive: FX to Burn Off FOX's "Running Wilde" Beginning Thursday, April 28
FX is giving viewers a chance to see the final four episodes of sibling FOX's short-lived comedy.

[04/18/11 - 12:59 PM]
FOX Greens It and Means It During Earth Week
The initiative is designed "to raise both viewer and employee awareness of environmental issues, FOX talent, shows and employees are stepping up their efforts to help preserve our planet."

[04/18/11 - 12:38 PM]
Food Network Selects Roster of Ten Superstar Chefs for the Ultimate Culinary Battle - Each Looking to Become "The Next Iron Chef"
Alton Brown will once again host the new season, due Sunday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/11 - 12:29 PM]
TV Land Cooks Up "Hot In Cleveland" Spin-Off With Cedric the Entertainer
He'll play a minister who finds himself involved in the four ladies' latest humorous adventures.

[04/18/11 - 11:45 AM]
Israelis and Palestinians Put Aside Their Differences to Save a Child in the Documentary "Precious Life," Debuting May 5, Exclusively on HBO
The film received the 2010 Ophir Award (the Israeli Academy Award) for Best Documentary.

[04/18/11 - 11:33 AM]
The CW's "Gossip Girl" Partners With Gilt Groupe to Offer Fans a Chance to Win a Day in the Life of Gossip Girl... and More
Prizes include a stay at the Empire Hotel, a $1,000 shopping credit, the opportunity to meet costume designer Eric Daman and more!

[04/18/11 - 10:51 AM]
The 2011 WWE(R) Draft Takes Over "Monday Night Raw," Monday, April 25 at 9/8c
The annual event will determine the new lineups of USA's "Raw" and Syfy's "Smackdown."

[04/18/11 - 10:33 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Season Two of "Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry?" to Return on Wednesday, July 13 at 10 PM ET
The cable channel has ordered 26 additional episodes of the series.

[04/18/11 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7 Ratings: ABC's "Grey's" Solidifies its Rank as the Week's #1 Scripted Series
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 28-April 3.

[04/18/11 - 10:27 AM]
Nickelodeon's Victoria Justice and "Victorious" Cast Host The Big Help Earth Day Programming From New Orleans-Area Restoration Project
Said lineup includes special episodes of "Big Time Rush" and "Victorious" on Earth Day, April 22.

[04/18/11 - 10:18 AM]
Planet Green to Premiere Isabella Rossellini's Bold and Provocative Documentary "Animals Distract Me"
The one-hour special premieres Saturday, April 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/18/11 - 10:16 AM]
"Grey's Anatomy: The Music Event" Soundtrack Tops the Billboard Charts and Surges on iTunes
By the end of the week, the soundtrack was No. 24 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums, and No. 2 on the Top Soundtrack chart.

[04/18/11 - 10:05 AM]
HBO Picks Up New Comedy Series "Veep," Created by Armando Iannucci and Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus
The series, which is expected to shoot in Baltimore, will begin production this fall for 2012 debut.

[04/18/11 - 09:49 AM]
The Ladies of Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club" Season Six Reunite As Network Announces Season Seven to Take Place in New Orleans
Plus: casting for season eight of "Bad Girls Club" is currently underway.

[04/18/11 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 17.

[04/18/11 - 09:29 AM]
CBS.com Leads All Broadcast Network Sites in Unique Viewers of Video for the 28th Consecutive Month
CBS spins the digital numbers for the month of March.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
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The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.