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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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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.