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[04/27/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 27
Updates include: E! to order third season of "After Lately"; Amy Sedaris to guest on USA's "Necessary Roughness"; and David Simkins moves from "Warehouse 13" to "Grimm."

[04/27/12 - 10:52 PM]
TV Land Begins Production on "The Soul Man," Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash
The "Hot in Cleveland" spin-off premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c followed by the return of "The Exes."

[04/27/12 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Pulls "Best Friends Forever," Fills With "Off Their Rockers" Originals
The show's last two episodes of the season will be replaced by the Betty White-hosted series.

[04/27/12 - 03:14 PM]
Bravo Media's "Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding" Wigs Out With More Than 1.5 Million Total Viewers for Back-to-Back Episodes
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 03:06 PM]
NBC Books 90-Minute Season Finale for "Community" on Thursday, May 17
The three episodes will bookened the season finale of "30 Rock" that same night.

[04/27/12 - 01:29 PM]
TeenNick to Add "H20," "Alien Surf Girls" in May
"H20" resumes its third season on Monday, May 21 while "Alien Surf Girls" premieres Tuesday, May 29.

[04/27/12 - 01:25 PM]
ESPN's Second Highest-Rated and Second Most-Viewed NFL Draft
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 01:15 PM]
Conference Quarterfinals Are Most-Watched on Record
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL playoff coverage to date.

[04/27/12 - 12:56 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces Groundbreaking Multi-Platform Agreement With Top TV Broadcaster Ryan Seacrest
The new two-year deal extends Seacrest's current on-air presence with E! onto NBC, spanning news, entertainment and sports programming.

[04/27/12 - 12:25 PM]
Video: "Dallas" - TNT Releases New Promo
The cable channel's revival kicks off with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, June 13.

[04/27/12 - 11:39 AM]
E!'s "Fashion Police" Catches "Spring Fever" This May
The new segment will feature celebrities - including Dita Von Teese and Shenae Grimes - who open their homes and their closets to the one and only Joan Rivers.

[04/27/12 - 11:32 AM]
TNT Nets Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed NBA Regular Season
TNT spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/27/12 - 11:19 AM]
Coach Blake Shelton Performs His New Single, "Over," on the Semifinals of "The Voice" Performance Show, Monday, April 30, 8-10 PM ET, on NBC
Plus: Vicci Martinez sings "Come Along" featuring her former coach, Cee-Lo.

[04/27/12 - 10:11 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Summer Primetime Premieres
Highlights include the return of "Our America with Lisa Ling" on Sunday, June 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/27/12 - 10:10 AM]
Video: First Look at Season 2 of "Boss"
The Kelsey Grammer-led drama returns Friday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c on Starz.

[04/27/12 - 10:10 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Secrets of Bin Laden's Lair" Provides Exclusive New Details from Classified Intelligence Seized During the Raid on Osama Bin Laden's Home
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, May 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/27/12 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates Mother's Day With "Mamalicious Week"
The stunt runs from Sunday, May 6 through Sunday, May 13 on the cable channel.

[04/27/12 - 09:20 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Is Thursday's #1 Program in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Dominates at 9pm/"Scandal" Holds Strong Against "The Mentalist" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 26.

[04/27/12 - 08:46 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Drama Series "Longmire" June 3 at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: the third season premiere of "The Glades" will lead off the night at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/27/12 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Opens Sweeps With Demo Win
Plus: "Touch," "Person of Interest," "Missing," "The Office," "Parks & Recreation" and "Awake" all drop to series lows.

[04/27/12 - 08:23 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Air Exclusive Second-Round Coverage of 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs
NBC, NBC Sports Network or CNBC will carry all of said games.

[04/27/12 - 07:24 AM]
2012 NBA Playoffs on ABC & ESPN to Tip Off Saturday
ABC's game coverage will begin on Saturday, April 28 when the Miami Heat host the New York Knicks.

[04/27/12 - 07:12 AM]
TNT's Coverage of the 2012 NBA Playoffs Begins April 28
The cable channel will televise more than 40 NBA Playoff games, including the Western Conference Finals.

[04/27/12 - 07:06 AM]
"SNL" Finishes Out the Season With Three Back to Back Shows
Look for Will Ferrell and musical guest Usher on May 12 following the previously announced Eli Manning and Rihanna on May 5.

[04/27/12 - 07:02 AM]
"Yes, Dear" Comes to Nick at Nite on Tuesday, May 1
The former CBS mainstay will air weeknights at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[04/26/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 26
Updates include: TV Land to extend "Happily Divorced"; Chloe Sevigny is in talks to join FX's "American Horror Story"; and Betty White to guest on Lifetime's "The Client List."

[04/26/12 - 09:06 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 26
Plus: Carrie Underwood and Coldplay to perform on next results show Thursday, May 3.

[04/26/12 - 09:03 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: Unscripted Hitmakers"
Mike Fleiss, Conrad Green, Eli Holzman, Kris Jenner, Brent Montgomery and Bertram van Munster give a state of the reality TV union.

[04/26/12 - 09:01 PM]
Interview: "The Vampire Diaries" Executive Producer Julie Plec
Plus: Michael Trevino, Candice Accola, Steven R. McQueen and Zach Roerig react to tonight's episode.

[04/26/12 - 06:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Wraps Spring on Top
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Couples Therapy," History's "Sold!" and Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible."

[04/26/12 - 04:10 PM]
FOX Books "Fringe" for a Fifth and Final Chapter
A final 13-episode run has been ordered for the 2012-2013 season.

[04/26/12 - 03:25 PM]
Premiere of Syfy's "Total Blackout" Becomes Most Watched New Reality Series Among Adults 25-54 in Nearly a Year
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 03:11 PM]
Capitals-Bruins Game 7 Is Most-Watched NHL Conference Quarterfinal on Cable in 12 Years
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 03:00 PM]
Bravo Media's "Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis" and "Million Dollar Listing New York" Both Earn Season Highs Reaching More Than One Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 02:31 PM]
Video: First Look at MTV's "Snooki and JWOWW"
The "Jersey Shore" spin-off premieres Thursday, June 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/26/12 - 02:25 PM]
"American Guns" Premieres to Big Ratings on Discovery
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 25.

[04/26/12 - 02:02 PM]
MTV Announces Sizzling Summer Lineup at 2012 Upfront
Highlights include the return of "Teen Wolf" (Sunday, June 3) and "Awkward" (Thursday, June 28) plus the debut of "Snooki & JWOWW" (Thursday, June 21).

[04/26/12 - 01:03 PM]
G4 Is This Summer's Can't Miss Television Destination for Guys, Covering the Biggest Events in Gaming and Pop Culture
Highlights include "Top 100 Video Games of All Time," a week-long event airing June 11-15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/26/12 - 12:21 PM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming
Upcoming highlights include the series finale of "Desperate Housewives" (SPOILERS!).

[04/26/12 - 11:05 AM]
Lifetime Presents Major Program Event, "The Week the Women Went," Premiering June 6
The series will continue on Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c for the rest of the month with a two-hour finale on June 27.

[04/26/12 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of April 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 16-20.

[04/26/12 - 10:25 AM]
Spike TV Announces the Nominations for The Sixth Annual "Guys Choice"
The show will be taped Saturday, June 2 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and air on Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/26/12 - 10:20 AM]
Summer's Choicest Event "Teen Choice 2012" Makes Waves Sunday, July 22, Live on FOX
Host(s), performers and presenters, as well as the first round of nominees for whom teens can vote, will be announced soon.

[04/26/12 - 09:50 AM]
"41," An Intimate Look at the Life and Career of George H.W. Bush, Debuts June 14, Exclusively on HBO
The Jeffrey Roth-directed film was executive produced by Jerry Weintraub.

[04/26/12 - 09:39 AM]
The Season 13 Winner Is Revealed in NBC's Exciting, Must-See Live Finale of "The Biggest Loser" Airing Tuesday, May 1, 8:00-9:00 P.M. ET
The three finalists will weigh in one last time and one is revealed as this season's "Biggest Loser" and the winner of $250,000.

[04/26/12 - 09:22 AM]
Production Begins on New TBS Original Sitcom "Men at Work"
Plus: upcoming guest stars on the series include Stacy Keibler, J.K. Simmons and Kathy Najimy.

[04/26/12 - 09:18 AM]
NBC Sports Network's 2012 Izod IndyCar Season COntinues from Brazil Sunday With Sao Paulo Indy 300
IndyCar qualifying begins on Saturday, April 28 at 6:00/5:00c.

[04/26/12 - 09:14 AM]
Common Sense Media Honors Disney Star Bridgit Mendler as Its 2012 "Role Model of the Year"
The "Good Luck Charlie" star was recognized as a champion for how to be a responsible citizen in a 24/7 digital world.

[04/26/12 - 09:12 AM]
"Futurama" Returns to Comedy Central(R) With a Two-Episode Premiere on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 P.M. and 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "Comedy Central Live at Bonnaroo" on Saturday, June 23 at 11:30/10:30c.







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[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
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[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
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Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
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[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.