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[04/24/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 24
Updates include: ABC orders off-cycle comedy pilot "Super City"; E! to renew "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" for three more seasons; and Josh Safran to join NBC's "Smash" next season.

[04/24/12 - 06:00 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: History Originals Take Top Spots
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Death in Paradise," Discovery's "World's Scariest Plane Landings" and USA's "WWE Raw."

[04/24/12 - 05:55 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "Game of Thrones" Win
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Veep," Food Network's "Chopped: All Stars" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey."

[04/24/12 - 01:32 PM]
"E! Entertainment Special: Kate & Will: Happily Ever After" Premieres on April 27, at 9:00 PM ET/PT on E!
Giuliana Rancic hosts the half-hour special, which "includes insights from royal experts, authors and journalists who have closely followed the pair since the beginning of their courtship."

[04/24/12 - 01:04 PM]
USA Network Promotes Bill McGoldrick to EVP, Original Scripted Programming
McGoldrick will continue to oversee all USA scripted development of drama and comedy series, long-form and event programming.

[04/24/12 - 12:51 PM]
Syfy Digital Expands Content Offerings and Distribution Platforms
Highlights include: "BlastrTV," hosted by Andrea Feczko, Syfy Digital Studio's first unscripted show.

[04/24/12 - 12:33 PM]
Syfy Ignites the Imagination With Most Original Primetime Programming Hours in History
Among the projects: "Defiance," the visionary transmedia experience that will unite television and Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) gaming for the very first time.

[04/24/12 - 12:21 PM]
ABC Family Greenlights a Second Season of the Hit Drama Series "The Lying Game"
The new season will begin production this summer for a winter premiere.

[04/24/12 - 12:10 PM]
ABC Delivers Highest-Rated & Most-Viewed NBA Season Ever
ESPN and ABC spin the numbers for their NBA coverage this season to date.

[04/24/12 - 12:09 PM]
Despite Last Year's Apparent Victory by the Sea Shepherds, the War Rages on as Animal Planet Returns With "Whale Wars"
The show's fifth season begins Friday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c with eight new episodes and a one-hour recap special.

[04/24/12 - 12:08 PM]
Bruins-Capitals Game 6 on NBC Is Most-Watched NHL Playoff Game in 15 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 22.

[04/24/12 - 12:03 PM]
CBS Reality Trio Heats Up Summer
"Big Brother" premieres Thursday, July 12 plus newcomer "3" rolls out Sunday, July 22.

[04/24/12 - 11:53 AM]
Animation Domination HD Inks Deal to Bring Hit Comic "Axe Cop" to Saturday Late-Prime and Digital Platforms
The new unit has ordered six quarter-hour episodes of the series, due in 2013.

[04/24/12 - 11:18 AM]
Kurt Sutter Teams With Discovery Channel for New Series, "Kurt Sutter's Outlaw Empires," Premiering Monday, May 14 at 10PM
The "Sons of Anarchy" creator "enters the realm of the gangs and families who have dominated our streets and helped shape our nation's history."

[04/24/12 - 11:09 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #6 for the Week - Broadcast Is Also Sunday's #1 Program
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 22.

[04/24/12 - 11:03 AM]
ABC News Launches "Hidden America" -- A Special Long-Term, Cross Platform Series
This long-term commitment grows from Diane Sawyer's remarkable and award-winning "Hidden America" documentaries on Camden, Appalachia and Pine Ridge.

[04/24/12 - 11:02 AM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "In Plain Sight," NBA Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show," TLC's "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" and NHL playoff coverage on CNBC.

[04/24/12 - 11:02 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - Network Continues to Rule Scripted Programming
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 11:01 AM]
"The Comedy Awards" Announces Talent And Presenters For "The Comedy Awards" 2012 Ceremony
This year's event tapes at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, April 28 and premieres on Comedy Central on Sunday, May 6.

[04/24/12 - 10:59 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Dominates the Week Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 10:38 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 10:26 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Grey's Anatomy" Star Sarah Drew set to Take Place on Thursday, April 26
She'll be up on Twitter at @SarahDrewGreys, during the West Coast broadcast of the show.

[04/24/12 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Claims the No. 1 Scripted Series/Comedy, Drama, Freshman Drama and New Mid-Season Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 10:18 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of April 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 10:03 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) New Stand-Up Series "The Half Hour" Premieres Friday, May 11 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Rory Scovel and Michael Palascak are featured in the debut installments.

[04/24/12 - 09:47 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time With Bill Maher" for Its 11th and 12th Seasons
Currently in its tenth season, the talk show has been picked up through 2014 as part of Maher's new three-year deal with the network.

[04/24/12 - 09:35 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Co-Star Kiefer Sutherland
Part five of five from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/24/12 - 09:34 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Co-Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Part four of five from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/24/12 - 09:33 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Co-Star David Mazouz
Part three of five from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/24/12 - 09:32 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Creator Tim Kring
Part two of five from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/24/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Touch" Executive Producer Carol Barbee
Part one of five from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/24/12 - 09:24 AM]
Disney Channel Dominates as TV's #1 Network in Total Day for the 3rd Consecutive Week Across All Target Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 09:04 AM]
Bravo Is #1 Cable Network Among Adults 18-49 and Earns Best Sunday in Network History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, April 22.

[04/24/12 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" Is Up With Its Most-Competitive Finish Against "The Voice"
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 23.

[04/24/12 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Continue Demo Streak
The Peacock has won the night among adults 18-49 for seven of the past eight weeks.

[04/24/12 - 08:04 AM]
Discovery Takes You Inside Death Row
"Death Row: The Final 24 Hours," a one-hour special, premieres Monday, April 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/24/12 - 07:59 AM]
Michael Rosenberg Promoted to Executive Vice President, U.S. Scripted Television for Entertainment One
Rosenberg will oversee the Development and Current Programming teams along with Production on the Company's television side.

[04/24/12 - 07:47 AM]
MTV to Gamify the Election With "Fantasy Election '12"
The game "enables users to draft a team of candidates pursuing the presidency or congress, earning and losing points based on how their players behave in the real world."

[04/24/12 - 07:41 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery" Was Saturday's #1 Program
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 21.

[04/24/12 - 07:39 AM]
"Embarrassing Bodies" Premieres on Discovery Fit & Health Friday, April 27 @ 10 PM ET/PT
The six-part series "aims to dispel the myths surrounding medical conditions deemed to be 'embarrassing.'"

[04/24/12 - 07:24 AM]
HBO(R) & The New York International Latino Film Festival Announce Annual "Open Call for Entries" for Original Scripts for HBO/NYILFF Short Film Competition
One grand prize winner will receive $15,000 in HBO funding to produce and direct an original-scripted short film.

[04/24/12 - 07:22 AM]
"Conan" to Do Week of Shows From Chicago June 11-14
The shows, which kick off the TBS Just For Laughs Chicago Comedy Festival, will originate from The Chicago Theatre.

[04/23/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 23
Updates include: Tony Danza lands a comedy at ABC; "Make It or Break It" set to close after three seasons; and "The Voice" coaches are all on track for new deals with NBC.

[04/23/12 - 10:01 PM]
No Winner Picked In "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season Finale Shocker!
"America's Next Drag Superstar" will be crowned in front of a live studio audience during the taping of the reunion episode, to air Monday, April 30.

[04/23/12 - 05:48 PM]
Ryan Seacrest Returns as Host of "American Idol"
"For the last 11 seasons, I've had the privilege to be a part of one of television's most iconic shows," Seacrest said.

[04/23/12 - 02:25 PM]
Syfy Ventures and Hasbro to Launch First Ever G.I. Joe Social Game
The game, G.I. Joe: Special Ops, will launch in June on Facebook and Syfy Games.com, among other platforms worldwide.

[04/23/12 - 02:15 PM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and NBC Retail Operations Dive Into 2012 London Olympics With Biggest Merchandise Offering Ever
NBC will offer a wealth of product ranging from limited edition collectibles and artwork, souvenirs and DVDs to the athletic wear used by the Olympic athletes.

[04/23/12 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Announces New Time for Live Season Finale of "The Voice" to Air from 9-11 P.M. (ET) on May 8
"Fashion Star" will now move to 8-9 p.m. (ET) on said night.

[04/23/12 - 12:27 PM]
Planet Green and National Park Foundation Partner to Celebrate National Park Week 2012 Beginning On-Air Tonight at 8 PM
Highlights include "Fearless Planet: Grand Canyon," "National Parks: Extreme Maintenance" and "Secrets of Hawaii's National Parks."

[04/23/12 - 12:14 PM]
Interview: "Eureka" Co-Creator Jaime Paglia
The show's fifth and final season continues Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c on Syfy.







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[08/21/14 - 01:35 PM]
GSN Greenlights Season Four of Emmy(R) Nominated Hit Series "The Chase" and Season Two of Matchmaking Show "It Takes a Church"
Both seasons - of 20 and eight episodes, respectively - will air in 2015.

[08/21/14 - 12:54 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 12:08 PM]
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[08/21/14 - 11:18 AM]
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In its review of the Hub Network's app, The National Parenting Center praised the app for its wholesome entertainment, interactivity and the manner in which it is organized.

[08/21/14 - 11:11 AM]
The Search for the Next "MasterChef" Begins with Open Casting Calls Starting Saturday, September 13
Calls are set for New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, Cleveland, San Diego, San Antonio, Memphis and New Orleans in the coming weeks.

[08/21/14 - 11:07 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Sets Nine-Week Highs in 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers for Week of Aug. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 11-15.

[08/21/14 - 11:06 AM]
Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Features Travers Stakes on Saturday at 4:30 PM ET on NBC and TVG Pacific Classic on Sunday at 8 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The Travers and the Pacific Classic will be the sixth and seventh shows, respectively, of 11 programs in the Challenge Series leading to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on NBC and NBCSN, October 31-November 1.

[08/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
Video: "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" - Trailer (HBO)
The eight-part documentary series premieres Friday, October 17 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/21/14 - 10:45 AM]
Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis and Joan Jett Star in "Big Driver" - Original Movie Based on Short Story by Stephen King - Premieres October 18 on Lifetime(R)
The film tells the story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime.

[08/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
Go Under the Covers with Discovery Fit & Health for Sextember, A Month-Long Exploration of Sex in America
Every weeknight at 10:00/9:00c beginning September 1, the network will encore provocative programming from Discovery's complete library of content.

[08/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Premieres Thursday, September 18th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Each episode offers a unique tale: dark, horrifying, perverse, insane... hilarious - featuring a wide array of comedic and dramatic guest stars.

[08/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center" - Marcus Robinson's Poignant Film Chronicles 8 Years of Construction; Premieres Thursday, September 11, at 6 p.m. on History
The two-hour special - eight years in the making, from laying of the first foundation to triumphantly topping the gleaming new 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire - focuses on the construction workers who performed the Herculean task.

[08/21/14 - 10:08 AM]
Showtime 2014 Fall Programming Overview
Dramas "Homeland" and "The Affair" will spearhead said lineup on Sunday nights.

[08/21/14 - 10:02 AM]
Spike TV Announces More Leading Characters for "Tut" Event Series
Nonso Anozie, Sibylla Deen, Kylie Bunbury, Alexander Siddig, Peter Gadiot and Iddo Goldberg are among the latest to join the project.

[08/21/14 - 09:02 AM]
TNT Lands Rights to Lionsgate's Hunger Games and Divergent Franchises
The Hunger Games is slated to air on TNT for the first time in winter 2015, and the network will add the second installment, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, in winter 2016.