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[04/25/11 - 10:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 25
Updates include: Elisabeth Harnois joins "CSI"; Marisa Tomei courted for HBO's Aaron Sorkin pilot; and Kelli Giddish to visit CBS's "The Good Wife."

[04/25/11 - 03:51 PM]
Second Crime's A Charm for "The Borgias" - Acclaimed Showtime(R) Drama Series Gets Second Season Pick-Up
10 new episodes will go into production this summer to air in 2012.

[04/25/11 - 03:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Victorious," NBA Spark Nickelodeon, ESPN
A pair of playoff games on ESPN put the cable channel in front among adults 18-49.

[04/25/11 - 02:41 PM]
"Doctor Who" Premiere - BBC America's Highest Rated Telecast Ever
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, April 23.

[04/25/11 - 01:52 PM]
Investigation Discovery Unleashes A Night of Real-Life Monsters on Friday the 13th
Said lineup includes the premieres of "Pig Farm" and "Lore: Deadly Obsession."

[04/25/11 - 01:11 PM]
"SNL" Closes Out the Season With Three Shows in May Featuring An All-Star Line-Up
Tina Fey (May 7), Ed Helms (May 14) and Justin Timberlake (May 21) will close out the season.

[04/25/11 - 11:20 AM]
Music Icon RZA to Guest Star on 5th Season of Showtime's "Californication"
He'll play "an extreme-living, mega-rich hip hop mogul who hires Hank (David Duchovny) to write a screenplay for his hot new film."

[04/25/11 - 11:02 AM]
"NBA Fit," A Sports-Themed Series Featuring NBA Stars, Premieres Friday, April 29 on Disney XD
Daniel Curtis Lee hosts the series, which features Dwight Howard, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, Kevin Love, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

[04/25/11 - 10:01 AM]
"Jeopardy!" Facebook Game Now Available from GSN Digital and Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc.
"Jeopardy!" follows on the heels of the launch of the "Wheel of Fortune" Facebook application, which is played by more than 200,000 people each day.

[04/25/11 - 09:24 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 24.

[04/25/11 - 09:06 AM]
ABC is Up on Sunday, Leading for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 24.

[04/25/11 - 09:03 AM]
E! Brings Real-Time, Social Reporting from Facebook to Its "Live from the Royal Wedding" Broadcast
E!'s five hours of live wedding coverage will air on April 29 from 4:00 a.m. ET - 9:00 a.m. ET/1:00 a.m. PT - 6:00 a.m. PT.

[04/25/11 - 08:52 AM]
SouthParkStudios.com Launches New "South Park" Avatar Creator App and Announces "South Park" Facebook Week
The new app allows fans to design their own individual "South Park" character that can be saved and shared with friends.

[04/25/11 - 08:46 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Desperate Housewives" Give ABC Easter Sunday Win
Plus: NBC finishes second among adults 18-49 thanks to a surging "The Celebrity Apprentice."

[04/25/11 - 08:31 AM]
MTV's "Top 10 Most Outrageous Sex Myths" Airs Tomorrow, April 26th at 8:30PM ET/PT
Part of the "GYT: Get Yourself Tested" campaign, this countdown features artists such as Ludacris, Travie McCoy, Michael B. Jordan, and Tinsel Korey as well as talent from MTV shows.

[04/25/11 - 08:27 AM]
"Burma Soldier," The Gripping Tale of One Man's Journey from Willing Member of a Repressive Army to Civilian Crusader for Peace and Democracy, Debuts May 18 on HBO2
The project comes from first-time filmmaker Nic Dunlop and acclaimed documentarians Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern.

[04/25/11 - 08:19 AM]
E! Puts Fans in Control With the "You Choose Our Kardashians Campaign" Poll, Starting Monday, April 25 on EOnline.com
The sixth season of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" premieres Sunday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/25/11 - 08:15 AM]
"America's Most Wanted" Continues the Manhunt Online at AMW.com Throughout the Month of May
The series will be pre-empted for NASCAR races and Major League Baseball matchups next month.

[04/25/11 - 08:03 AM]
Robert "Boston Rob" Mariano and Dennis Anderson Are Set to Go "Around the World in 80 Ways" - New Series Premiering 2011 on History(TM)
The 10-part series tasks the duo to circumnavigate the globe using 80 different modes of travel without repeating any vehicle.

[04/25/11 - 06:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ten Commandments" Lift ABC
Plus: an encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live" delivers a 3.6 rating/9 share in late-night.

[04/25/11 - 12:02 AM]
Interview: "Nurse Jackie" Co-Star Peter Facinelli
The third season of the Showtime series continues tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/23/11 - 01:40 PM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Dominates Friday's 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 22.

[04/23/11 - 09:11 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Girls Night Out" Dings the Competition
CBS's two-hour special leads the night as nearly all series are down week-to-week.

[04/22/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: April 21-22
Updates include: Mitchell Burgess, Robin Green depart CBS's "Blue Bloods"; Masi Oka brings "The Correctors" to Syfy; and Chip Johannessen reports to Showtime's "Homeland."

[04/22/11 - 03:35 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Cancels "The Paul Reiser Show"
Repeats of "The Office" will fill the Thursday, 8:30/7:30c slot for the rest of the season.

[04/22/11 - 03:17 PM]
Video: "Single Ladies" Is Set to Debut on Monday, May 30, Only on VH1
Also on tap that night: the third season of "Basketball Wives."

[04/22/11 - 02:05 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Another Night, Another NBA Win
TNT takes the top spot once again with its postseason coverage.

[04/22/11 - 10:28 AM]
"In Plain Sight's" Mary McCormack is Pregnant
Said development will be incorporated into the USA series, which returns Sunday, May 1.

[04/22/11 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Family to Air U.S. Premiere of the New "Harry Potter(TM) and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" Trailer on Wednesday, April 27th
The trailer will air during a showing of "Happy Gilmore," which airs 7:00 - 9:00 PM ET/PT.

[04/22/11 - 09:07 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Community" Rebounds as NBC Takes Second Place
The comedy is the only series up from last week's adults 18-49 numbers.

[04/21/11 - 09:02 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 21
Plus: Bruno Mars and Crystal Bowersox will perform on the next results show Thursday, April 28.

[04/21/11 - 03:50 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Continue TNT Surge
A&E's "Storage Wars" however finishes strong against the postseason competition.

[04/21/11 - 03:48 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" Continues to Sizzle With 1.25 Million Total Viewers, Up Double Digits in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 20.

[04/21/11 - 03:28 PM]
NBC Adds "The Voice" Encore the Night After Premiere
The newcomer launches next Tuesday, April 26 at 9:00/8:00c and will also encore Wednesday, April 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/21/11 - 03:19 PM]
Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files" Shatters Series Records With Most Watched Episode Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 20.

[04/21/11 - 02:55 PM]
Syfy to Swap "Urban Legends," "Sanctuary" on Monday, Friday Nights
"Sanctuary" will now follow "Stargate Universe" on Monday nights beginning April 25.

[04/21/11 - 01:33 PM]
BBC America Acquires "Battlestar Galactica"
Repeats of the former Syfy series will launch Saturday, June 18 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/21/11 - 12:35 PM]
Syndicated Reality Strip "Excused" Begins Production in Los Angeles
Scheduled to debut in September 2011, the strip will air mostly in late fringe and access time periods.

[04/21/11 - 12:31 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Results Vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of April 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 11-15.

[04/21/11 - 12:02 PM]
Popeater's "Naughty But Nice" Columnist Rob Shuter to Emcee TLC's Royal Wedding Event in Times Square
Starting early morning on Friday, April 29, TLC will takeover the Father Duffy Square area of Times Square and broadcast a pre-show and coverage of the wedding.

[04/21/11 - 11:46 AM]
VH1's Emmy Award Winning "Rock Docs" Franchise Presents: "50 Cent: The Origin of Me" Premiering On VH1 Monday, May 23, 2011 at 9:00PM
VH1 Rock Docs are "feature-length documentaries that tell unique stories of artists and music from a wide range of genres, styles and musical perspectives."

[04/21/11 - 09:11 AM]
ABC Continues to Grow Year to Year on Wednesday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 20.

[04/21/11 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Top Model," "Happy Endings" Take Dives In New Homes
Meanwhile, ABC's "Cougar Town" is actually up from Monday's post-"Dancing With the Stars" episode.

[04/21/11 - 08:11 AM]
A&E's Hit Scripted Drama "The Glades" Season 2 Premieres Sunday, June 5 at 10PM ET/PT
In its first season, "The Glades" became the most-watched drama series in network history, averaging 3.1 million total viewers.

[04/21/11 - 07:47 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tops CBS' "Ferguson" in Viewers 5 Weeks in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 11-15.

[04/21/11 - 07:01 AM]
3net - the 24/7 3D Network From Sony, Discovery and IMAX - to Premiere "In the Qube," the World's First 3D Entertainment News Program, Sunday, April 24
Nicole Dabeau hosts the monthly series, premiering this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/21/11 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "The Finder" Star Geoff Stults
Tonight's episode of "Bones" on FOX sets up the potential spin-off.

[04/20/11 - 11:21 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Courteney Cox
Part seven of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:20 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Dan Byrd
Part six of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/20/11 - 11:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Cougar Town" Co-Star Josh Hopkins
Part five of seven from this week's event at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.