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[04/30/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 30
Updates include: Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson's "True Detective" lands at HBO; David McCallum inks new deal for "NCIS"; and Bree Williamson joins the cast of Syfy's "Haven."

[04/30/12 - 06:06 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NFL Draft Repeats as Demo Leader
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Kate & Will: Happily Ever After," HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show" and Animal Planet's "Whale Wars: Viking Shores."

[04/30/12 - 06:01 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Draft Overshadows the Competition
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex," Bravo's "Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding" and "Kathy."

[04/30/12 - 02:01 PM]
ABC Announces New Reality Competition Series, "The Glass House"
The project, a "real life and real-time reality competition where viewers are in charge of the game," premieres Monday, June 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/30/12 - 01:44 PM]
TLC Dresses Up Tuesday Nights With a Fashion-Filled Lineup
Look for "What Not to Wear" and "Big Brooklyn Style" to air back-to-back beginning Tuesday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/30/12 - 01:16 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents All-New Original Specials Monday Nights This Summer, June 18 Through July 30
Said run kicks off with "One Nation Under Dog: Stories of Fear, Loss and Betrayal."

[04/30/12 - 01:04 PM]
Justin Bieber, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Flo Rida and Lady Antebellum to Perform on the Season Finale of NBC's "The Voice," Tuesday, May 8, 9-11 PM ET
Bieber returns to "The Voice" stage for the broadcast television premiere performance of his new single, "Boyfriend."

[04/30/12 - 01:03 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Oprah.com Launch "Oprah's Thank You Game" on Facebook to Spread Gratitude Around the World
The game launches in conjunction with the season finale of "Oprah's Lifeclass: the Tour," airing tonight.

[04/30/12 - 12:32 PM]
truTV Goes "Bigger, Bolder and Broader" with Original Programming Slate
"Killer Karaoke," "Guinness World Records Gone Wild," "Hardcore Pawn: Fort Bragg" and "Container Wars" are due later this year.

[04/30/12 - 12:27 PM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "Girls" and "Veep" for Second Seasons
The pay channel has ordered 10-episode sophomore runs of both series.

[04/30/12 - 12:08 PM]
Discovery Channel Challenges Audiences to Put Their Minds to the Test With New Interactive Series "Head Games," Premiering June 3
John Krasinski narrates the three-part series, which will air Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/30/12 - 10:54 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Moves Ahead of "Idol" to Rank #1 for the Week and Increases its Lead over "The Voice"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/30/12 - 10:22 AM]
John Legend Joins Cast of ABC's Musical Competition Series "Duets"
Legend joins Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke, taking over for the previously announced Lionel Richie.

[04/30/12 - 10:21 AM]
Conference Semifinal Overnights on NBC Are Best in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29.

[04/30/12 - 10:19 AM]
New Premiere Date: Sundance Channel's "Push Girls" Moved to Monday, June 4
The 14-part series was previously slated to premiere on Tuesday, June 5.

[04/30/12 - 10:07 AM]
New Music from Tonight's April 30 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"I'm Going Down" was written by Norman Jesse Whitfield; performed by Megan Hilty.

[04/30/12 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Charlie Sheen Welcomes You to "Anger Management"
Go behind-the-scenes of the upcoming FX comedy, premiering Thursday, June 28.

[04/30/12 - 09:31 AM]
Teri Hatcher to Make Directorial Debut and Guest Star on ABC Family's "Jane By Design"
She will be playing Jane's (Erica Dasher) long-lost mother for four episodes.

[04/30/12 - 09:09 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers for the Ninth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 29.

[04/30/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Wins Sunday by Double Digits/"Once Upon a Time" is the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 29.

[04/30/12 - 08:51 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Once Upon a Time" Hands ABC Demo Victory
Plus: the season finale of "The Good Wife" on CBS is the night's most-watched program.

[04/30/12 - 08:18 AM]
AMC Networks Names Jennifer Caserta President of IFC
She was previously executive vice president and general manager.

[04/30/12 - 08:18 AM]
"The Grammar of Happiness" Premieres May 12 on Smithsonian Channel
The one-hour special follows Daniel Everett, a red-bearded American who "decamped with his family to the Amazon rainforest to save souls."

[04/30/12 - 08:15 AM]
Interview: "The Pitch" Executive Producer Eli Holzman & AMC's Joel Stillerman
The cable channel's latest reality series formally rolls out tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/30/12 - 08:11 AM]
Bounce TV to Launch its First-Ever Original Series: Family Time to Debut Monday, June 18
Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell star in the project, created by Bentley Kyle Evans.

[04/30/12 - 08:00 AM]
A&E's New Original Real-Life Series "Barter Kings" Premieres Tuesday, June 12 at 9PM ET/PT
The series "features the thriving subculture of cashless trading, following Steve and Antonio, two of the best barterers in the business."

[04/30/12 - 07:08 AM]
Watchitoo Powers Animal Planet's Interactive Live After-Show of "Whale Wars: Viking Shores"
The live whaling discussion will air on Animal Planet's website and Facebook page on Friday, May 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/30/12 - 07:05 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR, "The Blind Side" Top Charts
FOX and ABC share the adults 18-49 crown however the Alphabet is the most-watched network.

[04/30/12 - 06:35 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Open "School Spirits" on Wednesday, June 20
Plus: look for the much-ballyhooed original movie "Jersey Shore Shark Attack" on Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/30/12 - 06:35 AM]
ESPN's "SportsCenter" to Unveil Top 40 Female Athletes of Past 40 Years Beginning April 30
The top 10 female athletes will be revealed during the 11 p.m. weeknight "SportsCenter" (June 11-22).

[04/30/12 - 06:34 AM]
Exclusive: "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" Returns to TBS on Friday, July 13
A marathon of the show's 10-episode freshman run will lead into said premiere starting at 4:00/3:00c.

[04/30/12 - 06:14 AM]
E! Entertainment Announces Bold and Broad-Based Scripted Series Development Slate Reflecting Audience Fascination With Themes Drawn from Pop Culture
E!'s first scripted series will make its debut in 2013.

[04/30/12 - 06:13 AM]
E! Builds on Success and Momentum as the Pulse of Pop Culture and Unveils the Network's Next Evolution
The channel's new look, logo, brand Campaign and "Pop of Culture" tagline will debut on Monday, July 9.

[04/30/12 - 05:38 AM]
Whitney Cummings Is Coming to E! With New Weekly Talk Show "Love You, Mean It With Whitney Cummings"
The newcomer will follow "The Soup" on Wednesday nights beginning in late 2012.

[04/30/12 - 05:32 AM]
Kevin and Danielle Jonas Invite Cameras Into Their Private World in the All-New E! Series "Married to Jonas"
The 10-episode series, from Ryan Seacrest Productions, premieres Sunday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/30/12 - 04:02 AM]
ESPN, Inc. Launches New Multi-Platform Worldwide Soccer Brand, ESPNFC
The new offering will bring together all of ESPN's soccer properties and house them under one universally recognized name.

[04/29/12 - 09:32 PM]
Nigel Lythgoe Brings His "Opening Act" to E!
The series, premiering Monday, July 9, gives amateur acts the chance to open for Nicki Minaj, Rod Stewart, LMFAO, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Jason Mraz and Gym Class Heroes.

[04/29/12 - 07:06 AM]
Discovery Channel Crashes a Passenger Jet for Science Documentary
Said experiment will serve as the backdrop for the second season premiere of "Curiosity."

[04/28/12 - 09:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Undercover Boss" Reigns for CBS
The Eye tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/28/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Surges Year to Year and "20/20" Dominates "Dateline" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 27.

[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.







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[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Kellie Pickler Guest Star on "Nashville"
Said installment revolves around a charity concert at Fort Campbell.

[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Celebrate 40th Anniversary on Feb. 15, 2015
Past and present cast members, as well as special and musical guests from the show's incredible five-decade run, will appear on the telecast, with the specific lineup of guests to be determined in the coming months.

[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
New truTV Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro, Set To Premiere Thursday, May 15th at 10pm ET/PT
The new 12-episode and hilarious series follows Carbonaro as he tricks, amazes and amuses the unsuspecting public.

[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
TLC Stitches Up Season Two, And Says I Do to More "Something Borrowed, Something New"
Season three, currently scheduled to premiere in November, promises to deliver more tears shed over old shredded threads.

[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "The Normal Heart" - Trailer (HBO Films)
The trailer will air this Sunday, April 20 just before "Game of Thrones" at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Becky G, Zendaya, R5 and Fifth Harmony to Perform at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards
"Disney Channel Presents The Radio Disney Music Awards," a television special originating from the event, will be presented Sunday, April 27 on Disney Channel.

[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
Shakira to Sing "Empire" from New Self-Titled Album on Live Tuesday, April 22 Telecast of "The Voice"
In addition to the Grammy Award-winning Shakira, "The Voice" coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will perform a song with their respective teams on the April 22 telecast.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.

[04/18/14 - 08:17 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday with "Scandal" Posting Best-Ever Season Finale Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:06 AM]
Celebrities, Renovating Families and Fixer-Uppers Take Center Stage in Nine New Series on HGTV
Among the network's latest additions: "Genevieve's Renovation," "Sold on the Spot" and "The Brothers Big Reno Project."

[04/18/14 - 07:45 AM]
Ed Stafford Returns to Discovery in All-New Epic Series, "Marooned" Premiering Wednesday, April 23 at 10PM ET/PT
Ed strive to prove to himself that he can tackle the challenges of any environment, once again with nothing except his camera - and find everything he needs to not just survive, but thrive in some of the world's toughest environments.

[04/17/14 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 17
Next week, on Wednesday, April 23, the Top Six get a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll as they perform two songs each - one country and one rock!