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[05/12/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12
Updates include: Patti Carr, Lara Olsen to run The CW's "90210"; NBC eyes Brian Williams-hosted newsmagazine; and Sony tries to revive "Breaking In" at FOX.

[05/12/11 - 09:05 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 12
Plus: Il Volo, Nicole Scherzinger and 50 Cent will perform on the next results show Thursday, May 19.

[05/12/11 - 06:40 PM]
Ashton Kutcher to Replace Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men"
"What's the square root of 6.25?" the actor asked his Twitter followers this evening.

[05/12/11 - 06:39 PM]
Trio Added to NBC's 2011-12 Season Roster; "Parenthood," "Harry's Law" Renewed
NBC taps "The Playboy Club," "Grimm" and "Awake" (formerly "R.E.M.") for next season, passes on "17th Precinct," "A. Mann's World" and "Wonder Woman."

[05/12/11 - 04:05 PM]
"MythBusters" Proves Strong With Men on Wednesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 11.

[05/12/11 - 02:36 PM]
Ke$ha, Far East Movement, OneRepublic and Ne-Yo Join Lineup of Artists to Perform at "The 2011 Billboard Music Awards," May 22 on ABC
They join previously announced artists Black Eyed Peas, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Keith Urban, Pitbull, Lady Antebellum and Taio Cruz.

[05/12/11 - 02:08 PM]
WGN America Celebrates "How I Met Your Mother" Fans with On-Air & Social Media Campaign
As part of the campaign, WGN America brought four dedicated fans to New York to for a roundtable discussion and promo shoot.

[05/12/11 - 01:09 PM]
"A.N.T. Farm," A Comedy About Middle School Prodigies Enrolled in A High School Program for Gifted Students, Premieres Friday, June 17 on Disney Channel
The series stars China Anne McClain, Sierra McCormick, Jake Short and Carlon Jeffery.

[05/12/11 - 01:03 PM]
Bridesmaids Get the Spotlight on TLC's Newest Installment of "Say Yes to the Dress"
"Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids" is set to premiere Friday, July 8 alongside a new season of "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta."

[05/12/11 - 12:06 PM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Missing," Starring Ashley Judd
Sean Bean, Nick Eversman, Cliff Curtis, Adriano Giannini and Tereza Voriskova also star in the upcoming drama.

[05/12/11 - 11:51 AM]
NBC Expands on Strong Performance of New Vocal Competition Series "The Voice" With Two-Hour Live Episodes Starting June 7
"America's Got Talent" will now kick off Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c during said run.

[05/12/11 - 11:09 AM]
June Syfy Saturday Original Movies Kick Off With "Red Faction: Origins" Premiere on Saturday, June 4
Also on tap are "Ice Road Terror" on June 11 and "Swamp Shark" on June 25.

[05/12/11 - 10:41 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of May 2-6
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/11 - 09:16 AM]
ABC Marks Impressive Wednesday Night Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 11.

[05/12/11 - 09:03 AM]
Lupe Fiasco Set to Perform at the "2011 MTV Movie Awards"
He'll be joined by Trey Songz for their first-ever televised performance together.

[05/12/11 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Better With You" Ticks Up in Season Finale
ABC's freshman comedy was up 18.80% from last week's numbers.

[05/12/11 - 08:39 AM]
Oxygen's Inside Look at Brides and Their Bridesmaids "Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas" to Premiere This Fall
The series, which follows the VIP staff of the Palms Casino Resort, was previously slated for a summer launch.

[05/12/11 - 08:12 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Posts One of its Strongest Weeks This Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/11 - 07:46 AM]
Rob Corddry, Megan Mullally, and Henry Winkler's TV series, "Childrens Hospital," Returns to Adult Swim June 2
The new season will air Thursdays at midnight/11:00c on the cable channel.

[05/12/11 - 07:01 AM]
Spike TV Presents New Slate of Non-Scripted Original Pilots
The pilots in development "follow a distinctive theme of authentic characters in a high risk/high reward environment."

[05/12/11 - 06:43 AM]
Showtime's "Dexter" Adds Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominated Actor Mos to the Cast for Season 6
He's set as Brother Sam, "a hardened ex-con who claims to have found religion, yet seems to continually find himself surrounded by violence."

[05/12/11 - 06:31 AM]
BET Networks Announces Exclusive Partnership With "The Game" Executive Producers Salim and Mara Brock Akil
In addition to their current roles as executive producers on the series, the husband and wife team will develop new shows for the network.

[05/12/11 - 06:29 AM]
Roma Downey and Marion Ross Star in "Keeping Up With The Randalls," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere July 16
Kayla Ewell and Thad Luckinbill co-star in the project, which moves back from July 9.

[05/12/11 - 06:13 AM]
Arkansas Police Officer Named 2011 "America's Most Wanted" All-Star
The special installment of the series airs Saturday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/11/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11
Updates include: Seth Gabel upped to regular on FOX's "Fringe"; Shemar Moore to continue on CBS's "Criminal Minds"; and FOX to bump "Bob's Burgers" for "Allen Gregory" this fall.

[05/11/11 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Sets Two Dramas, Two Comedies for Freshman Class of 2011-12 Season
The newcomers include projects starring Christina Applegate, Whitney Cummings, Maria Bello and Debra Messing.

[05/11/11 - 03:20 PM]
"Becoming Chaz" Launches OWN Documentary Club Ranking Fifth Among All Ad-Supported Cable
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 02:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Bulls/Celtics Put TNT on Top
Said coverage bests Discovery's "Deadliest Catch," among others.

[05/11/11 - 02:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" and "Swamp Brothers" #1 and #2 Cable Programs Among Men in Prime on Tuesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 01:04 PM]
Current TV's "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" Taps Key Contributors Ken Burns, Nicole Lamoureux, Richard Lewis, Michael Moore and Markos Moulitsas to Lend Their Views and Voices as a Regular Part of the "Countdown" Line Up
"Countdown" launches Monday, June 20th at 8:00/7:00c and will air live each week night.

[05/11/11 - 12:20 PM]
MTV's Hidden Camera Series "Disaster Date" Returns for a Fourth Season Premiering May 16th at 6:30 PM ET/PT
"Jersey Shore's" Pauly D, Deena Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi are among those set to stop by this season.

[05/11/11 - 12:06 PM]
CBS.com Launches "Big Brother" 'Ultimate Fan' Sweepstakes, Giving Fans a Chance to Win a Trip to the Big Brother House
As previously announced, the new season of the summer mainstay will premiere on Thursday, July 7.

[05/11/11 - 11:35 AM]
"Ryan & Tatum: The O'Neals" to Premiere on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Father's Day, Sunday, June 19 at 10 PM ET/PT
The eight episode series "takes viewers inside the emotional father/daughter relationship of acting dynasty Ryan and Tatum O'Neal as they journey to re-build their once strong bond."

[05/11/11 - 11:18 AM]
Video: Bieber Fever Is Taking Over MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" on Thursday, May 12 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
"Somebody To Love," "Never Say Never," "Baby," "Eenie Meanie" and "Runaway Love" are among this week's featured tracks.

[05/11/11 - 11:06 AM]
ABC Is Looking for Singers Across America For Its New Summertime Series, "Karaoke Battle U.S.A."
The series, formerly known as "America's Karaoke Challenge," will premiere Monday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/11 - 11:05 AM]
"Expedition Impossible" Announces the 13 Teams of Three Vying for Victory in the Biggest Adventure of Their Lives
Each winning team member will receive $50,000 ($150,000 total for the team) as well a new Ford Explorer.

[05/11/11 - 09:49 AM]
The Ladies of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" Are Back for a Reunion Special
HOT 97's Angie Martinez hosts the special, airing Monday, May 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/11/11 - 09:22 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 09:04 AM]
Seventeen Magazine and ABC Family Join Forces to Delete Digital Drama
Emily Osment, Kelly Rowan and Kay Panabaker will star in "Cyberbully," an original movie premiering Sunday, July 17.

[05/11/11 - 08:55 AM]
ABC is Up on Tuesday/"DWTS" Results is the Most-Watched TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 08:53 AM]
"The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" Honored With Four Daytime Emmy(R) Nominations
The event is up for Special Class Special, Special Class Writing, Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control and Achievement in Live & Direct To Tape Sound Mixing.

[05/11/11 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Axed "Traffic Light" Perks Up for FOX
Plus: NBC's "The Voice" takes a dip in the 10:00/9:00c hour but is still top demo draw.

[05/11/11 - 06:01 AM]
Nominations Announced for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards"
Wayne Brady will host the June 19 broadcast, which will hand out Lifetime Achievement Awards to Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek.

[05/10/11 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 10
Updates include: Remi Aubuchon to take over TNT's "Falling Skies"; Ryan Reynolds, Allan Loeb team for TV banner; and Michael Seitzman lands overall deal with ABC Studios.

[05/10/11 - 09:01 PM]
FOX Adds Four, Cancels Five as Upfront Looms
Newcomers "Alcatraz," "The Finder," "The New Girl," "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" are in while "Human Target," "Breaking In," "The Chicago Code," "Traffic Light," "Lie to Me" are out.

[05/10/11 - 04:12 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Stargate Universe" Signs Off With Season High
The Syfy original's swan song posts its best numbers of 2011.

[05/10/11 - 03:59 PM]
"American Chopper" Rides to Ratings Success With Highest Numbers This Season
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, May 9.

[05/10/11 - 01:43 PM]
FOX Wins First Full Week of May Sweep
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/10/11 - 01:11 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Continues Climb
The HBO drama inches to another series high on Sunday.

[05/10/11 - 12:19 PM]
Emmy Award Winner Neil Patrick Harris Returns to Host "The 65th Annual Tony(R) Awards," To Be Broadcast Live from the Beacon Theater in New York, Sunday, June 12 on CBS
"We've got a fantastic mix of live performances, a few secret surprises - and since they're closed for retooling, we're using all the rigging equipment from Spiderman," said Harris. "What could possibly go wrong?"







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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with Dec. 3 Live Production of "The Wiz" Featuring Production Partner Cirque du Soleil Theatrical
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
Animal Planet Goes Behind the Badge of Wildlife's Last Line of Defense with New Series "Lone Star Law"
Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
The newcomers include "Douglas Family Gold," "The Hustle," "Pretty. Strong.," "Player Gets Played," "Boss Nails" and the third installment of the popular franchise, "Preachers of Atlanta."

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Sons of Winter" Answers Call of the Wild in the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale
The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
Beginning March 30, curious minds will be challenged to uncover the truth by immersing themselves in the online experience "Explore American Odyssey" at www.exploreamericanodyssey.com.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "Shadowhunters," a Saga Series Based on the Beloved New York Times Bestselling Book Series The Mortal Instruments
The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.