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[05/03/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 3
Updates include: Bill Bellamy to topline "Mr. Box Office"; Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan to depart "Community"; and Zooey Deschanel, Anne Hathaway to return to "The Simpsons."

[05/03/12 - 09:10 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 3
Plus: Jennifer Lopez and David Cook to perform on next results show Thursday, May 10.

[05/03/12 - 04:41 PM]
Rob Lowe to Star in New Lifetime Original Movie "Prosecuting Casey Anthony"
He'll portray Jeff Ashton, the Florida prosecutor in last year's controversial Caylee Anthony murder trial.

[05/03/12 - 03:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA, NHL Postseason Take Top Spots
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Behind the Music," Syfy's "Total Blackout" and A&E's "Duck Dynasty."

[05/03/12 - 02:55 PM]
Bravo Greenlights Season 2 of "Million Dollar Listing New York" As Finale Earns Series High Among All Key Demos
Plus: "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" to launch its fifth season on Wednesday, June 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/03/12 - 01:46 PM]
AMC Greenlights Pilots for "Low Winter Sun" and "Untitled LaGravenese & Goldwyn Project"
Chris Mundy is behind the former, an import of the U.K. drama of the same name.

[05/03/12 - 01:35 PM]
Taio Cruz, Gavin DeGraw, Gladys Knight, Julianne Hough, Natasha Bedingfield and Jeremy Sisto to Present Awards at the "2012 Billboard Music Awards" on ABC
Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell will host the May 20 event, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[05/03/12 - 12:32 PM]
The CW Announces Early Pickups for "The Vampire Diaries," "Supernatural" and "90210"
All three series will return for the 2012-2013 season.

[05/03/12 - 12:11 PM]
Lifetime's Award-Winning Series "Coming Home" Returns With All-New Episodes Beginning May 30
The series will now air Wednesday nights at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 12:09 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of April 23-27
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 23-27.

[05/03/12 - 11:48 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Original Movie - "The June Carter Cash Story" - Starring Four-Time Grammy(R)-Nominee Jewel as the Iconic Country Legend
Plus: Matt Ross to Johnny Cash in the project, from director Allison Anders and writer Richard Friedenberg.

[05/03/12 - 11:40 AM]
Summer Sizzles with an All-New Season of "BBQ Pitmasters," Exclusively on Destination America
The new season premieres with a sneak peek episode airing Wednesday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the former Planet Green home.

[05/03/12 - 11:34 AM]
"How to Be a Gentleman" to Return Saturday, May 26 on CBS
Look for back-to-back episodes of the short-lived comedy beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/03/12 - 11:17 AM]
BBC America's Dramaville Presents "Inside Men," a Robbery-Story Told In Reverse, Starring Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown and Ashley Walters
The four-part drama premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 10:34 AM]
Starz and Michael Bay Take to the High Seas for New Original Series "Black Sails"
The eight-episode series centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men, and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island."

[05/03/12 - 09:29 AM]
ABC is the Only Net Up on Wednesday Year to Year with Double-Digit Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 2.

[05/03/12 - 09:27 AM]
Video: "Anger Management" - Science Has identified a New Force of Nature. Can You Name It?
Watch the latest promo for the upcoming FX series, premiering Thursday, June 28.

[05/03/12 - 09:23 AM]
Travel Channel Ask Viewers to Decide Which Roller Coaster is the Best as Part of All-New Series "Insane Coaster Wars"
The six-part series premieres Sunday, July 8 at 9:00/8:00c with a one-hour finale on August 12.

[05/03/12 - 09:07 AM]
Mick Jagger Returns for the "SNL" Season Finale on May 19
This will be the rock icon and multiple Grammy-award winner's first time as host and third appearance as musical guest.

[05/03/12 - 09:02 AM]
"Mountain Men" - New History Series Premieres Thursday, May 31 at 10pm ET
The eight-part series follows Eustace Conway and others "as they race against time to obtain the food and supplies they'll need to make it through the brutal winter months ahead."

[05/03/12 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Continues Its Reign
Plus: ABC and CBS see another wave of season lows.

[05/03/12 - 08:04 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Hits Multi-Month Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 23-27.

[05/03/12 - 07:41 AM]
R&B Songstress, Keyshia Cole, Returns To BET To Bare Her Soul In A New Original Docu-drama, "Keyshia Cole: Family First"
The six-part series, a follow up to her previous effort "The Way It Is," will debut this fall.

[05/03/12 - 07:31 AM]
Celebrate Savings & Summer With the Return of TLC's "Extreme Couponing"
The new season kicks off Monday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 06:51 AM]
Artist Hopefuls to Ink Their Futures on TLC's "Tattoo School"
The World of Wonder-produced series rolls out Thursday, May 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/03/12 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Is Serving A Second Season Of Love, Sex And Relationships This Memorial Day With The Return Of Hit Scripted Series "Single Ladies"
Guest stars this season include Big Boi, Chilli, Eve, La La Anthony, Lauren London, Paula Patton, Rick Fox, Romeo, T.I. and William Levy.

[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.







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[04/17/14 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Idol" Pull Back in Front in Viewers, Demos
Said victory however comes against mostly repeat competition on ABC, CBS and NBC.

[04/17/14 - 08:22 AM]
VH1 + Palladia to World Premiere Jared Leto's Award-Winning Documentary, "Artifact" Saturday, April 26th at 11 PM ET/PT
The film follows Leto's band, Thirty Seconds to Mars, throughout its multi-year, multi-million dollar legal dispute between the band and its label, Virgin/EMI, as the group prepped their 2009 album, This Is War.

[04/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Ball Boys" Reality Series Makes Reelz Premiere Wednesday, April 23 at 9pm ET/6pm PT
The 12-episode series originally ran on ABC in 2012.

[04/17/14 - 08:02 AM]
Emmy Award Nominated "Oprah's Master Class" Returns May 11 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network with Star-Studded Line Up
Guests this season include Justin Timberlake, Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Tim McGraw, Robin Roberts, Lionel Richie, Vanessa Williams, Billy Bob Thornton and Sharon Stone.

[04/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
2014 NBA Playoffs to Tip Off on ABC & ESPN Saturday
Mike Breen, analyst Jeff Van Gundy and reporter Lisa Salters will call two Game 1's on ABC in 24 hours, beginning with the Golden State Warriors at the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET.

[04/17/14 - 06:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases the Season 2 Trailer for "Orange Is the New Black!"
The upcoming second season will premiere with all 13 episodes on Friday, June 6 exclusively on Netflix in all territories where Netflix is available.

[04/17/14 - 06:31 AM]
"The Great Christmas Light Fight" Will Spar Again This Holiday Season
Plus: a one-part special, "The Great Halloween Fright Fight," will debut this fall featuring families competing for the greatest of the ghoulish haunted Halloween displays!

[04/16/14 - 06:01 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for "I Wanna Marry 'Harry'" Which Debuted Moments Ago During "American Idol XIII"
The newcomer launches Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[04/16/14 - 05:48 PM]
Video: This Summer, You Won't Be Able to Look Away - "The Strain" - Only on FX
Check out the latest tease for the new drama, premiering on FX this summer.

[04/16/14 - 05:44 PM]
Video: Gaining Power, Surrendering Control - "Tyrant's" Rule Begins This Summer
Watch the first promo for the series, due this summer on FX.

[04/16/14 - 04:26 PM]
NBC Flips "American Dream Builders," "Dateline" on Sunday Nights
"American Dream Builders" will now lead off the night at 7:00/6:00c followed by "Dateline NBC" at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's Hit Series Proves It's Still Cool to Be "Awkward" in Season Four
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "NCIS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30: Soccer Stories," MTV's "Awkward" and FX's "Fargo."

[04/16/14 - 12:30 PM]
Two-Time Oscar(R) Nominee Jeremy Renner to Narrate "The World Wars"
The three-night event series premieres Memorial Day, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c on History.

[04/16/14 - 12:08 PM]
Chicago Fire Host New England Revolution Saturday at 4 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The two teams last met in September when Chicago's Alex scored the game-winning goal in the 86th minute of play to put the Fire ahead 3-2.