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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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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
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Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.