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[05/24/11 - 10:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 24
Updates include: Christopher Meloni departs "Law & Order: SVU"; "Chaos" returns to CBS this weekend; and FOX eyes "Pyrates" for next summer.

[05/24/11 - 06:09 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Hold Off "WWE Raw"
ESPN's postseason coverage maintains top honors on Monday.

[05/24/11 - 06:06 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA Wave Once Again
Said postseason coverage continues to overshadow the competition.

[05/24/11 - 03:28 PM]
"American Chopper/Deadliest Catch" Crossover Proves Successful Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, May 23.

[05/24/11 - 03:16 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 to Fox in the 2011 May Sweep in Adults 18-49, Claiming 6 of the Top 15 TV Series, Including the No. 1 Comedy and the No. 1 Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the May sweeps period to date.

[05/24/11 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Third Season of Hit Comedy, "Big Time Rush"
The series will commence production on 20 new episodes in January 2012.

[05/24/11 - 02:26 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Celebrates "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Finale
The network has scheduled six days of special Oprah filled programming May 25 - May 30.

[05/24/11 - 02:14 PM]
"Spouse Vs. House" Airs on an All-New Night - Tuesdays
The newcomer shifts to Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning tonight.

[05/24/11 - 01:52 PM]
History Greenlights Production on Scripted Miniseries About America's Most Infamous Family Feud: "The Hatfields and McCoys"
Kevin Costner will star in the project, playing the role "Devil" Anse Hatfield.

[05/24/11 - 01:10 PM]
IFC's "Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings" Premieres Friday, June 24 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The 10-part docu-comedy is based on the successful web series "I Love Local Commercials."

[05/24/11 - 12:53 PM]
Award Winning Actor Edward James Olmos Joins the Cast of Showtime's "Dexter"
Olmos will play a brilliant, charismatic professor of religious studies in the new season.

[05/24/11 - 12:31 PM]
The Style Network's Annual Two Hour Hit Special "Clean House: Messiest Home in the Country 5" Reveals the Most Cluttered Home in America on Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Clean House: Best of the Worst Messiest Home Moments" on Wednesday, June 22.

[05/24/11 - 12:31 PM]
truTV's "Operation Repo" Summer Premiere: Wednesday, June 8, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Plus: check out a clip from the show's season premiere.

[05/24/11 - 11:59 AM]
ABC Family to Launch Online Game "The Nine Paths to Chloe King," Tuesday, May 24
The original series then premieres Tuesday, June 14 on the network.

[05/24/11 - 11:58 AM]
Disney Channel is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day and Prime
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 11:40 AM]
Spike TV Announces Presenters and Attendees for 2011 "Guys Choice"
Said lineup includes Mark Wahlberg, Jeremy Renner, Mila Kunis, Harrison Ford, Cameron Diaz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari.

[05/24/11 - 11:27 AM]
"The Voice" and the Season Finale of "The Office" Lead NBC for the Week of May 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Closes in on Seventh Consecutive Season Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 10:58 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Surviving D-Day" Tells the Story of One of the Most Unconventional Battles in History
The two-hour special airs Saturday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/24/11 - 10:56 AM]
IFC.com Presents the Original Comedy Series, "Wilfred"
Watch eight episodes of the original Australian series, the U.S. incarnation of which rolls out next month on FX.

[05/24/11 - 10:54 AM]
Judge Jackie Glass Joins "Swift Justice" as New Host
Current host Nancy Grace will be leaving the show.

[05/24/11 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 15 TV Shows in Adults 18-49, More than Any Other Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 16-22.

[05/24/11 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Wins 2010-2011 Season for 8th Victory in 9 Years; Network Again Finishes Ahead of ABC and NBC in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/11 - 09:32 AM]
HBO and Filmmaker Peter Berg Team Up to Present "On Freddie Roach," An Innovative New Reality Series Debuting in 2012
Jim Lampley, Sarah Aubrey and Michael Price also serve as executive producers on the series.

[05/24/11 - 09:06 AM]
ABC's "DWTS" Marks Most-Watched-Ever Season/"The Bachelorette" Opens at #1
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 23.

[05/24/11 - 08:58 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Canceled Trio Perks Up
"Law & Order: LA," "The Event" and "The Chicago Code" are all up from their previous week's numbers.

[05/24/11 - 08:19 AM]
MTV Brings a Double Dose of Drama, Personal Growth and Chair Flipping When a Special Two-Part Season Finale of "Son of a Gun" Airs on Thursday, June 2 at 11PM ET/PT
The Cory Gunz-led reality series will wrap its freshman run with back-to-back episodes.

[05/24/11 - 08:07 AM]
Current TV Launches Original Series "50 Documentaries to See Before You Die" Premiering on Monday, August 1
Morgan Spurlock hosts the five-part event, which includes such films as "Roger & Me" and "The Thin Blue Line."

[05/24/11 - 07:44 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Trailer of "Torchwood: Miracle Day"
The new season kicks off Friday, July 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/24/11 - 07:10 AM]
Sundance Channel Sews Up Another Season of Joe Zee Fashion Series "All On The Line" Beginning November 2011
The series wraps its freshman run tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/24/11 - 07:01 AM]
Stars of Stage, Film, TV and Music Celebrate Broadway's Best as Presenters on "The 65th Annual Tony(R) Awards," To Be Broadcast Live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, Sunday, June 12 on CBS
On tap: Alec Baldwin, Christie Brinkley, Matthew Broderick, Harry Connick, Jr., Viola Davis, Joel Grey, Whoopi Goldberg, Kelsey Grammer, Marg Helgenberger, Samuel L. Jackson and more!

[05/24/11 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Million Dollar Decorators" Co-Stars Martyn Lawrence Bullard & Kathryn Ireland
Bravo's latest reality franchise premieres Tuesday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/23/11 - 10:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 23
Updates include: Showtime renews "Nurse Jackie," cancels "United States of Tara"; plus Bette Midler, Jeffrey Tambor join Al Pacino in HBO's Phil Spector docudrama.

[05/23/11 - 06:08 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Edges Out Win
Syfy's wrestling franchise squeaks out a victory in both viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/11 - 02:42 PM]
Lifetime Premieres New Drama "The Protector" Starring Ally Walker June 12 at 10 PM (ET/PT)
Tisha Campbell-Martin and Miguel Ferrer co-star in the project, from creator Jeffrey Bell.

[05/23/11 - 12:02 PM]
TNT's Exclusive Coverage of Game #3 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals Delivers Second Most-Viewed Game in Cable Television History
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, May 22.

[05/23/11 - 11:04 AM]
MTV Adds New Docu-Series "Caged" and A Second Season of "World of Jenks" to Its Diverse Slate of Programming
The latter will return for another season with expanded hour-long episodes "that bring viewers the unique stories of three young people as only he can."

[05/23/11 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Wins Every Half Hour in Viewers on the Final Sunday of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 22.

[05/23/11 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Claims the Week's Top 2 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/23/11 - 10:35 AM]
More Star Power Added to The "2011 CMT Music Awards"
Among the additions: John Rich reunites with Big & Rich for the duo's first television performance in over three years.

[05/23/11 - 10:14 AM]
Chris Hardwick Signs Deal With BBC America to Host Ministry of Laughs and Pilot Based on His Nerdist Podcast
The branded comedy block launches Saturday, June 18 on the network.

[05/23/11 - 10:12 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights "How To Rock," A New Live-Action Series Featuring Original Music Starring Cymphonique Miller
The series centers on Kacey Simon (Cymphonique), a talented teenager who takes her pop/hip-hop band to new heights as their lead singer.

[05/23/11 - 09:36 AM]
Spike TV Announces the Pickup of New, Original Series, "Flipping Foreclosures"
The six-episode series will showcase the young, entrepreneurial duo of Utah-based Doug Clark and Mike Baird.

[05/23/11 - 09:32 AM]
VH1's Iconic Music Series "Behind the Music" Returns With Seven All New Episodes Beginning in June
Featured this season are Missy Elliott, Ice Cube, Miranda Lambert, Mary J. Blige, Enrique Iglesias, Adam Lambert and Ricky Martin.

[05/23/11 - 09:25 AM]
Lauren Velez Guest Stars in Season Finale of A&E's "Breakout Kings" Memorial Day, Monday, May 30 at 10PM ET/PT
She'll play "the ruthless queen of a drug cartel, pulls off a violent and deadly escape while attending the funeral of her slain son."

[05/23/11 - 09:15 AM]
Chefs Go to Extremes in New Food Network Series "Extreme Chef"
Marsh Mokhtari hosts the eight-episode series, premiering Thursday, June 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/23/11 - 09:04 AM]
Jon Heder to Star In and Executive-Produce A Comedy Series Pilot, "Gulliver Quinn," for Disney XD
The project follows "a grown man enrolled in the seventh grade after his family returns from a 15-year research expedition - and living in a cave in remote northwest India."

[05/23/11 - 08:54 AM]
ABC Wins Season-Ending Sunday/Billboard Music Award Draws Biggest Crowd Since 2003
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 22.

[05/23/11 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demos With "Billboard Music Awards"
CBS however has the most-watched program with "Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost."

[05/23/11 - 08:15 AM]
ABC Family Acquires Network Television Premiere Rights to Walt Disney Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
The deal gives ABC Family the first-window rights to the network television premiere in 2013.







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[07/29/14 - 09:17 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 08:32 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 08:30 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 08:21 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 08:03 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 07:55 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 07:07 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 07:06 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
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