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[04/13/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 13
Updates include: Tom Hanks to develop Philip Kerr's "Berlin Noir" trilogy at HBO; Tricia O'Kelley reports to "Downwardly Mobile" at NBC; and Jesse Eisenberg to drop by Aaron Sorkin's "Newsroom" at HBO.

[04/13/12 - 03:26 PM]
ABC Family Presents the Basic Cable Premiere of "Where the Wild Things Are," Sunday, April 29 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The film, from director Spike Jonze, brought Maurice Sendak's beloved book to the big screen.

[04/13/12 - 03:24 PM]
Ryan Seacrest to Host "FOX's 25th Anniversary Special"
Plus: Hugh Laurie, Kelsey Grammer and Tommy Davidson are the latest talent set to appear.

[04/13/12 - 03:22 PM]
Ellen Burstyn to Star Opposite Sigourney Weaver in USA's "Political Animals"
Ciaran Hinds, Carla Gugino, James Wolk, Sebastian Stan and Brittany Ishibashi also star in the project, due this summer.

[04/13/12 - 02:39 PM]
NHL Playoffs on NBC Sports Network Up 22% Through Two Days
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/13/12 - 01:40 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Holds Off NBA Surge
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "The Resurrection Tomb Mystery" and NHL playoff coverage on CNBC and NBC Sports Network.

[04/13/12 - 11:57 AM]
ABC Family Has Begun Production on the New One-Hour Series "Bunheads" Starring Tony Award(R)-Winning Actor Sutton Foster
Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles, Bailey Buntain and Emma Dumont also star.

[04/13/12 - 11:55 AM]
Showtime and Major League Baseball Announce Special Preview of "The Franchise: A Season With the Miami Marlins"
Look for the special on Saturday, April 21 at 9:00/8:00c with the season officially rolling out on Wednesday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/13/12 - 10:43 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Live Action Comedy Series "Dog With A Blog"
The series, due this fall, stars G. Hannelius, Blake Michael, Francesca Capaldi, Beth Littleford, Regan Burns and Stephen Full as the voice of Stan the dog.

[04/13/12 - 10:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Dallas" Co-Star Brenda Strong
Part seven of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:12 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Suburgatory" Co-Star Jeremy Sisto
Part six of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "2 Broke Girls" Co-Star Matthew Moy
Part five of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Southland" Co-Star Ben McKenzie
Part four of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:09 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Fringe" Co-Star Joshua Jackson
Part three of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Middle" Co-Star Patricia Heaton
Part two of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 10:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Knots Landing" Co-Star Kevin Dobson
Part one of seven from this week's "Television: Out of the Box" event at The Paley Center for Media.

[04/13/12 - 09:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Rises in Victory for FOX
Meanwhile, "The Office" fell to a new series low for the Peacock.

[04/13/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Builds on its Week-Ago Debut and Wins the 10pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/13/12 - 09:00 AM]
"Downton Abbey's" Dan Stevens to Narrate New Two-Hour "Planet Earth" Special on BBC America Premiering Sunday, April 22
The special features the extraordinary adventures of the award-winning team behind "Planet Earth," detailing what these 21st Century explorers went through to film the original series.

[04/13/12 - 06:01 AM]
Comedy Central Launches "'The Daily Show' Headlines" App Now Available as a Free Download for iOS on iTunes and Android on Google Play
The app delivers "The Daily Show" headlines through video clips from recent episodes as well as its library of video content.

[04/12/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 12
Updates include: Dougray Scott in talks to star in Netflix's "Hemlock Grove"; A&E renews its three "Wars" series; and FOX, Seth MacFarlane put their "The Flintstones" revival on hold.

[04/12/12 - 09:08 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 12
Plus: LMFAO and Kris Allen to perform on next results show Thursday, April 19.

[04/12/12 - 06:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Big Finish for Cartoon Network's "Ninjago"
Plus: numbers for History's "Sold!," MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew" and NHL playoff coverage.

[04/12/12 - 04:32 PM]
"The X Factor" Online Auditions Extended Through Friday, April 27
Auditioners may also attend one of the open call auditions in San Francisco, CA (April 20), Greensboro, NC (May 1) and Providence, RI (May 10).

[04/12/12 - 02:47 PM]
Best NHL Playoff Opening Night in NBC Sports Network History
NBC Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/12 - 01:13 PM]
Season Five of "Giuliana & Bill" Continues to Resonate With Viewers on the Style Network
Style spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.

[04/12/12 - 01:05 PM]
Nicktoons Debuts New Animated Comedy Series, "Wild Grinders" from Skateboard Pro Rob Dyrdek, on Friday, April 27, at 7:00PM
The 26-episode series, created and executive produced by Dyrdek, is produced in partnership with Home Plate Entertainment and Dyrdek's Four Down Productions.

[04/12/12 - 01:00 PM]
BET Networks Unveils New Programming at 2012 Upfront Presentation
Returning series include "The Game," "Let's Stay Together," "Reed Between the Lines" and "Sunday Best."

[04/12/12 - 12:40 PM]
Disney Channel Stars Join Youth Leaders for Disney Kids and Nature Celebration at Walt Disney World Resort
Debby Ryan, Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Ross Lynch and Laura Marano are among the participants.

[04/12/12 - 11:59 AM]
CBS Announces New Reality Series "Dogs in the City," Starring Justin Silver, New York City's Dog Guru Who Solves Issues Between Dog Owners and Their Four-Legged Friends, Premiering May 30
Raquel Productions, Shed Media and Carol Mendelsohn Productions are behind the project, airing Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/12/12 - 11:56 AM]
AMC Confirms July Return for "Breaking Bad"
An exact premiere date however has yet to be announced.

[04/12/12 - 11:55 AM]
WE tv to Open "L.A. Hair" on Thursday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The eight-episode series was previously known as "Hair Divas: Hollywood."

[04/12/12 - 11:54 AM]
Travel Channel Books "Trip Flip" for June, "Bizarre Foods America" Return in July
The latter returns with all-new episodes on Monday, July 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/12/12 - 11:53 AM]
Two Part Encore Original Event "Thorne" Premieres Tuesday, June 12 at 9pm ET/PT and Wednesday, June 13 at 9pm ET/PT
David Morrissey, Natascha McElhone, Aidan Gillen, Eddie Marsan and Sandra Oh co-star in the Stephen Hopkins-helmed mini-series.

[04/12/12 - 11:27 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Late-Night Week of April 2-6
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 2-6.

[04/12/12 - 10:54 AM]
"Dance Floor Confidential: Behind the Scenes of 'Dancing With the Stars'" Airs Monday, April 23 on the ABC Television Network
The one-hour special will air as part of a special edition of "20/20" that night at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/12 - 10:53 AM]
"Private Practice" Stars Kate Walsh and Paul Adelstein to Live Twitter Chat on Tuesday, April 17
Kate Walsh (@katewalsh) will be on during the East Coast broadcast of the show with Paul Adelstein (@adelsteinPaul) on during the West Coast broadcast.

[04/12/12 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Goes Back for Two More Helpings of "Hell's Kitchen"
An 11th and 12th season are on tap following the upcoming 10th cycle, premiering Tuesday, May 29.

[04/12/12 - 09:03 AM]
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Performers and an Additional Presenter for the 2012 Induction Ceremony
The 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place Saturday, April 14 in Cleveland and debut Saturday, May 5 on HBO.

[04/12/12 - 08:50 AM]
Debut of "Don't Trust the B---- in Apt. 23" Posts ABC's Best Retention in 1 Year Out of "Modern Family"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/12 - 08:45 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Still on Top for FOX
Plus: "Survivor," "CSI" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" all hit or match series lows.

[04/12/12 - 08:05 AM]
HBO Offers Free Access to Debut Episodes of New Comedy Series "Girls" and "Veep"
Beginning the day after their exclusive premieres on the network, the pilots will go live on HBO.com, YouTube, DailyMotion, TV.com and multiple distributors' Free On Demand platforms.

[04/12/12 - 08:02 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Draws its Biggest Audience in Nearly 5 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 2-6.

[04/12/12 - 07:00 AM]
Entertainment One Television and Authentic Brands Group Team Up to Develop Reality Competition Series "Finding Marilyn"
The series will be produced in association with the Estate of Marilyn Monroe.

[04/12/12 - 03:01 AM]
Logo Greenlights "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season Five With Launch of Online Casting Contest
Voting will end on May 2 and the top queen, as determined by the fans, will join the cast to compete on the new season, slated to air in early 2013.

[04/11/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 11
Updates include: FOX shelves "Breaking In" return; Keisha Castle-Hughes cast in "Rewind" at Syfy; and Denise Richards to guest on FX's "Anger Management."

[04/11/12 - 04:52 PM]
FX's "Justified" Disarms Previous Finales
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.

[04/11/12 - 03:31 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Deadliest Catch," NBA Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Love for Sail," Syfy's "Dream Machines" and Spike TV's "Big Easy Justice."

[04/11/12 - 02:55 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" Season Premiere Scores Number One, Delivering Over Three Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.

[04/11/12 - 01:41 PM]
Jesse Palmer, Mario Lopez, Matthew Broderick & Mark Consuelos to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" the Week of April 23-27, 2012
Scheduled guests include Kate Walsh, Hugh Grant, Blair Underwood, Kathleen Turner, James Van Der Beek, Ashanti, Jenna Fischer, Garry Marshall and Maggie Q.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
Esquire Network Kicks Off Summer with Four-Day "Ninjathon" Over Memorial Day Weekend Begining Friday, May 27 at 7:00AM ET/PT
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.