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[05/02/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 2
Updates include: Charlotte Ross to "Bounce" for VH1; Haley Strode to guest on TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and Mary Lynn Rajskub, Patrick Fischler to visit "Grey's Anatomy."

[05/02/12 - 06:48 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Continue Surge on TNT
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Uprising: Hip Hop & The L.A. Riots," Discovery's "Secrets of Bin Laden's Lair" and G4's "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan."

[05/02/12 - 05:20 PM]
New Celebrity Dating Game Show "The Choice" Premieres Thursday, June 7 on FOX
Cat Deeley hosts the series, which features "the world's most eligible celebrities competing to find true love among a group of sexy singles... they can't see."

[05/02/12 - 01:24 PM]
Starz Original Series "Spartacus" Adds Anna Hutchison, Jenna Lind and Gwendoline Taylor to Season Three of International Hit Show
The pay channel's flagship drama is currently filming its third season in New Zealand.

[05/02/12 - 01:16 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel, Sam Champion, Chris Harrison & Reggie Bush to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of May 14-18, 2012
Scheduled guests include Chris Colfer, LL Cool J, Billy Bob Thornton, Eli Manning and Tom Selleck.

[05/02/12 - 12:42 PM]
TBS's New Original Sitcom "Sullivan & Son" Starts Production
The Steve Byrne-led comedy premieres Thursday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/02/12 - 12:25 PM]
Lifetime Unveils New Iconic Logo and Tagline to Tap Into Cultural Shift Among Women
The new tagline "Your Life. Your Time." reflects "how women value and experience time and reinforces the network's triple threat programming strategy."

[05/02/12 - 12:21 PM]
"Political Animals" to Anchor USA Network Summer Lineup - Six-Hour Event Drama Premieres Sunday, July 15, at 10/9c
Plus: Adrian Pasdar has been cast as President Paul Garcetti in the project.

[05/02/12 - 11:56 AM]
NBC to Encore "The Voice" Semi-Final Performances This Saturday at 9:00/8:00c
The Peacock will bump the previously scheduled episode of "The Firm" to next week.

[05/02/12 - 10:35 AM]
Bravo Delivers Season Two of "Pregnant in Heels" With Pregnancy Guru Rosie Pope on Tuesday, May 15 at 10PM ET/PT
Season one attracted Bravo's youngest audience of any original series to-date, with a median age of 33.7.

[05/02/12 - 10:30 AM]
Changes Are in Store for Jane in the Mid-Season Premiere of "Jane By Design," Airing Tuesday, June 5th at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Plus: interior designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard - from Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorators" - guest stars.

[05/02/12 - 10:29 AM]
No Rest for the Wicked in the Season Three Premiere of "Pretty LIttle Liars," Premiering Tuesday, June 5th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Plus: fans can prepare for the return to Rosewood in an all-day marathon starting at 11:00 AM (ET/PT).

[05/02/12 - 10:01 AM]
An HBO Favorite Returns to the Network for His Third Live Stand-Up Special When "George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You" Debuts July 14
The comedian's previous specials include "Tall, Dark & Chicano" and "America's Mexican."

[05/02/12 - 09:34 AM]
Logo's "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season Four Reunion Wins the Crown as Highest-Rated Episode This Season
Logo spins the numbers for Monday, April 30.

[05/02/12 - 09:14 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" Wins at 10pm and Grows its Hour Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 1.

[05/02/12 - 09:06 AM]
Showtime Introduces Fiesty New Females on Third Season of "The Real L Word"
Plus: watch a sneak preview of the new season, premiering Thursday, July 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/02/12 - 09:02 AM]
"The Weight of the Nation for Kids: The Great Cafeteria Takeover," First in a Three-Part Series for Families, Debuts May 16, Exclusively on HBO
The project is a companion to the four-part, multi-platform documentary series "The Weight of the Nation."

[05/02/12 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS: Los Angeles" Sparks CBS Victory
Plus: ABC's "Last Man Standing" and "Cougar Town" sink to new series lows.

[05/02/12 - 07:57 AM]
"Gene Simmons Family Jewels" Returns to A&E For An All New Season - Premieres May 28 at 9PM ET/PT
The show's seventh season will open with a special a special one-hour presentation in its new Monday, 9:00/8:00c home.

[05/02/12 - 07:43 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Person of Interest" Co-Stars Michael Emerson & Jim Caviezel
Part three of three from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/02/12 - 07:42 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Person of Interest" Co-Star Kevin Chapman
Part two of three from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/02/12 - 07:41 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Person of Interest" Executive Producers Greg Plageman & Jonathan Nolan
Part one of three from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/02/12 - 07:41 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Original Movie, "Lake Effects", Spurs Local Demand for Network
The upcoming original was shot in the scenic community of Smith Mountain Lake in Southwest Virginia.

[05/02/12 - 06:22 AM]
YouTube Unveils New Channels and Consumer Trends Ahead of First-Ever Google Upfront
Among the projects: "Wigs," featuring Virginia Madsen, Stephen Moyer, Caitlin Gerard, Jennifer Garner, Alfred Molina and Julia Stiles.

[05/02/12 - 03:16 AM]
E! Invites Viewers to "Meet Mrs. Eastwood & Company" in New Special Premiering Sunday, May 6th at 10:30 pm ET/PT
The series will then roll out with a one-hour launch on Sunday, May 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/01/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 1
Updates include: Ashton Kutcher to return to "Two and a Half Men"; Demi Lovato eyes FOX's "The X Factor"; and pilots "Devious Maids," "Save Me" and "The New Normal" on track for series orders.

[05/01/12 - 10:57 PM]
Winner of "The Biggest Loser" Revealed at Tonight's Live Season 13 Finale on NBC
The Peacock details the results of the latest season of its veteran competition series.

[05/01/12 - 06:42 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Nixes "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" Return in June
Repeats of "American Dad" and "The Cleveland Show" will instead fill the Sunday, 7:00/6:00c hour.

[05/01/12 - 05:53 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw," NBA Playoffs Lead Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for AMC's "The Pitch," Disney XD's "Motorcity" and MTV's "Money from Strangers."

[05/01/12 - 03:58 PM]
FOX Announces Revised Summer Premiere Dates for "Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef"
Plus: "Hotel Hell" gets pushed again while a "New Girl" marathon is set for Tuesday, May 29.

[05/01/12 - 03:41 PM]
Oxygen's "Brooklyn 11223" Finale Hits Series Highs
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, April 30.

[05/01/12 - 03:38 PM]
TV Land Picks Up 12 More Episodes for Second Season of "Happily Divorced" Starring Fran Drescher
The back-order of season two, bringing its season total to 24 episodes, will debut later this year.

[05/01/12 - 03:05 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Game of Thrones" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Swamp Wars," TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" and HBO's "Girls."

[05/01/12 - 01:26 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Wins Third Consecutive Week and Delivers The No. 1 Shows Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 01:06 PM]
Elle King's "Playing for Keeps" Selected as Theme Song for VH1's "Mob Wives Chicago," Premiering June 10th
Plus: on June 12th, Fat Possum Records will release Elle King's debut EP.

[05/01/12 - 12:37 PM]
Nickelodeon Finishes April First With Total Viewers Led by Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 12:20 PM]
"Sister Wives" Season 3 Premieres Sunday, May 13th on TLC
The new season will once again air Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/01/12 - 12:15 PM]
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe Perry Composes Two Original Tracks Exclusively for "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," to Be Broadcast Wednesday, May 2
"It was really exciting that CSI gave me this opportunity to contribute to the show," said Perry.

[05/01/12 - 12:11 PM]
Animal Planet's "Mermaids: The Body Found" Paints a Wildly Convincing Picture of the Existence of Mermaids
The two-hour special premieres on Sunday, May 27 at 9:00/8:00c as part of the network's "Monster Week."

[05/01/12 - 11:45 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Once Again Is Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 11:40 AM]
Style Media Delivers Best April Ever Among Women 18-34
Style spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 11:31 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers Most Watched April in Network's History Among All Key Demos With Double Digit Growth
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 11:29 AM]
Animal Planet Boasts a Monster-Sized April Performance
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Family Posts April Highs in Target Adults 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Female Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of April 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 10:43 AM]
Kelly Clarkson, Linkin Park, Nelly Furtado and Usher to Perform at "2012 Billboard Music Awards"
Additional acts and presenters for the event - airing Sunday, May 20 on ABC - will be announced in the coming weeks.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
Disney XD Delivers its Most-Watched April in Prime Ever Across Target Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
Disney Channel Extends Record-Streak as TV's #1 Network in Total Day to 12 Consecutive Months in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
Bachelors Announced for 8th Edition of ABC's "The Bachelorette"
The Emily Maynard-led cycle kicks off Monday, May 14 on the Alphabet.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network is No. 2 for the 2nd Straight Week in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.







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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.