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[05/07/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 7
Updates include: "30 Rock" on track for seventh and final season; Showtime renews "Gigolos"; and Paget Brewster joins FOX's "Working Class Hero."

[05/07/12 - 07:05 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "1600 Penn," "Animal Practice" (NBC)
The former stars and was co-created by Josh Gad while the latter features Justin Kirk as a veterinarian who loves animals but usually hates their owners.

[05/07/12 - 05:37 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Top Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "24/7: Mayweather/Cotto," Animal Planet's "Whale Wars: Viking Shores" and USA's "In Plain Sight."

[05/07/12 - 02:25 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "The New Normal," "Revolution" (NBC)
Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler's single-camera comedy and the Eric Kripke-penned, Jon Favreau-helmed drama are the latest to make the cut.

[05/07/12 - 01:28 PM]
CBS Announces the Winning Employee of the "Undercover Boss Star Employee Bonus Contest"
Pittsburgh's Jessica Wynkoop has been awarded the $10,000 prize.

[05/07/12 - 01:22 PM]
FX to Televise Louis C.K.'s Standup Special
"Louis CK: Live at the Beacon Theatre" premieres on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/12 - 01:20 PM]
TLC Clones Compelling Pet Program
"I Cloned My Pet" returns with an all-new special on Monday, May 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/12 - 01:07 PM]
PBS' Masterpiece Mystery! "Sherlock, Series 2" Uncovers Remarkable Ratings
PBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 6.

[05/07/12 - 12:30 PM]
CBS.com Launches "CBS Connect," a New Social Hub Connecting Fans With Each Other and CBS Stars
The first live conversation will feature cast members of "NCIS: Los Angeles" during its two-hour season finale on May 15.

[05/07/12 - 12:20 PM]
CMT Inks Development Deal With Steve Austin; Taps to Host New Series "Redneck Island"
The redneck-style competition series will debut in June, paired with a second season of "My Big Redneck Vacation."

[05/07/12 - 11:15 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims 2 of the Week's Top 3 Programs in Adults 18-49 with "Modern Family" and "Grey's"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[05/07/12 - 11:11 AM]
Lifetime Renews Hit Series "The Client List," Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, for Second Season
The second season will premiere next year with 15 all-new episodes.

[05/07/12 - 11:06 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Announces Third Annual YouTube Snapple Auditions
The online auditions will be voted upon by the viewers in the YouTube Snapple episodes airing in August on NBC.

[05/07/12 - 10:47 AM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "Save Me" (NBC)
The Anne Heche-led comedy comes from writer John Scott Shepherd and director Scott Winant.

[05/07/12 - 10:18 AM]
New Music from Tonight's May 7 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
The titular "Smash!" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; performed by Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty.

[05/07/12 - 10:02 AM]
A Disenchanted Dancer Takes the Biggest Leap of Her Life in the Series Premiere of "Bunheads," Monday, June 11th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Sutton Foster stars in the original drama, from "Gilmore Girls" creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.

[05/07/12 - 10:01 AM]
Celebrate Memorial Day as SOAPnet Presents the "Nathan & Haley, Always & Forever: One Tree Hill Memorial Day Marathon," Monday, May 28 10AM - 7PM
The nine-hour marathon features Nathan and Haley-themed episodes of "One Tree Hill."

[05/07/12 - 10:00 AM]
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz to Participate in a Live, On-Camera Facebook Chat, Wednesday, May 9 to Answer Questions About the Upcoming Season Finale of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" and Premiere of Disney XD's "Tron: Uprising"
The chat is scheduled to run from 3:00-4:00 p.m., ET/12 noon-1:00 p.m., PT.

[05/07/12 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Gives Moms a Special Gift With All-New Animation Domination Episodes and Season Finale of "American Dad" This Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13
Plus: the animated kids of FOX Sundays reveal what they're getting their moms.

[05/07/12 - 09:59 AM]
Bravo Media Goes "Mad" as the Cast and Creator of "Mad Men" Appear on "Inside the Actors Studio" Premiering on Monday, May 14th at 7PM ET/PT
Host James Lipton is joined by Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Jared Harris, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Kiernan Shipka and Matt Weiner.

[05/07/12 - 09:13 AM]
The Drama Is Back! "Total Drama Revenge of the Island" Coming to Cartoon Network
Look for the new season on Tuesday, June 5 at 7:30/6:30c on the cable channel.

[05/07/12 - 09:08 AM]
The Two-Hour Season Finale of "The Amazing Race" Sprints to the Finish Line With Year-to-Year Gains in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 6.

[05/07/12 - 09:07 AM]
ABC is #1 on Sunday for the 3rd Straight Week at a 2-Month High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 6.

[05/07/12 - 09:04 AM]
The Avengers and the Hunger Games Come to Television First on Epix
"The Avengers" had a stand out opening weekend grossing $200.3 million domestically and is on track for a strong performance globally.

[05/07/12 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
Plus: NBC's "Harry's Law" dips to a series low for the Peacock.

[05/07/12 - 08:05 AM]
Destination America Digs into Nostagia and Pop Culture Cuisine with "Fast Food Mania"
Jon Hein hosts the newcomer, which premieres Sunday, June 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/12 - 07:12 AM]
Erin Brockovich, Host of Investigation Discovery's New Series "Reel Crime/Real Story," Reveals True Stories Behind Hollywood's Biggest Films
The three-part series premieres Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/07/12 - 06:21 AM]
Patricia Richardson Joins Jessalyn Gilsig and Bailee Madison in "Smart Cookies," a Hallmark Channel Original World Premiere, August 18
Ty Olsson and Samantha Ferris co-star in the project, from director Robert Iscove.

[05/07/12 - 06:03 AM]
ABC News and Univision News Plan to Join Forces to Create Pioneering Joint Venture -- Multiplatform News and Information Service for U.S. Hispanics
The new 24/7 network will include America's first English-language channel for English-dominant and bilingual Hispanics, as well as integrated digital and social platforms.

[05/06/12 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Teen Wolf (Season 2) Trailer
MTV's original drama returns Sunday, June 3 at 11:00/10:00c following the 2012 MTV Movie Awards.

[05/06/12 - 09:10 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: UFC Gives FOX Demo Victory
Plus: an Eli Manning-hosted "SNL" posts its best numbers since March 3.

[05/05/12 - 09:07 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, ABC Wins Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" has yet to dip below 10 million viewers for an original episode.

[05/05/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Wins Friday as "Shark Tank" Emerges as the #1 TV Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 4.

[05/04/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 4
Updates include: Mario Lopez books "Back to Badass" at ABC Family; "1600 Penn" gets staffing go ahead at NBC; and CBS warns ABC over "The Glass House."

[05/04/12 - 03:46 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Swamp People" Top the Night
Plus: numbers for OWN's "65 Red Roses," Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex" and Bravo's "Kathy."

[05/04/12 - 03:22 PM]
MTV News to Present "Adam Yauch: Remembering a Beastie Boy" Tonight at 8pm ET/PT on MTV
The one-hour special will also encore at 11:00/10:00c on MTV2.

[05/04/12 - 11:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Serves Up More Sin and Seduction With Third Season Pickup of "The Borgias"
Production is slated to begin this summer in Budapest, Hungary for a 2013 premiere.

[05/04/12 - 11:21 AM]
Video: Comedy Central(R) Releases New Web Original, "Workaholics: The Other Cubicle"
Erik Griffin, Jet Set Hudson and Waymond Lee star in the web-exclusive spin-off.

[05/04/12 - 10:50 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's Critically-Acclaimed ABC Player App Surpasses 5 Million Download Mark
Additionally, the app has delivered approximately 400 million video ads since its launch in April 2010.

[05/04/12 - 10:23 AM]
After Five Seasons, Stars of the USA Hit Series "In Plain Sight" Say Farewell in the First Ever Cast-Hosted Miso SideShow
The SideShow will focus exclusively on the words of the cast, offering fans insight into the actors' point-of-view.

[05/04/12 - 10:14 AM]
"On the Fly" Scheduled For On-Time Arrival on TLC
The 13-part series - premiering Thursday, May 24 at 9:00/8:00c - goes behind the scenes at Southwest Airlines.

[05/04/12 - 09:52 AM]
NBC Announces the 14 Singles Vying for Love in the Dominican Republic on the Adventure-Dating Series "Love in the Wild"
Jenny McCarthy hosts the new season, premiering Thursday, June 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the Peacock.

[05/04/12 - 09:42 AM]
New ABC Family Original Docuseries "Beverly Hills Nannies" Premieres Wednesday, July 11th
The cable channel details the cast of the upcoming series, from the producers of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."

[05/04/12 - 09:41 AM]
TNT Orders Fifth Season of "Southland," Scheduled to Begin in February 2013
"This year, the show has not only solidified its impassioned fan base, but also picked up some new young-adult devotees along the way," said Michael Wright.

[05/04/12 - 09:17 AM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Haven" Casts Bree Williamson
She'll play Dr. Claire Callahan, who becomes a close friend and confidant to Audrey Parker (Emily Rose).

[05/04/12 - 09:09 AM]
All CBS Thursday Shows Post Growth; "Big Bang" Tops Night in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 3.

[05/04/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Dominates at 9pm and "Scandal" Earns Series Highs at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 3.

[05/04/12 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off CBS in Demos
Plus: newcomers "Missing" on ABC and "Awake" on NBC fall to series lows.

[05/04/12 - 08:36 AM]
NBC to Wrap "Best Friends Forever" on Friday, June 1
The show's two remaining episodes will air back-to-back on said night at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/04/12 - 07:59 AM]
"Apollo Live" -- Centric's New Talent Competition Series -- To Hold Auditions in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Atlanta
Tony Rock will host the project with Michael Bivins and Doug E. Fresh serving as judges.







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[12/08/16 - 05:43 PM]
Discovery to Pay Tribute to Space Pioneer John Glenn - Special Broadcast Airing Sunday
Look for an encore presentation of "When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" this Sunday, December 11 at 9 AM ET/PT.

[12/08/16 - 04:36 PM]
President Barack Obama to Appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" on Monday, December 12 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
President Obama's first appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" will be simulcast across Comedy Central, MTV and BET.

[12/08/16 - 02:32 PM]
Merry Mythmas from Science Channel
Science Channel will marathon every episode ever of "MythBusters" beginning Friday, December 23.

[12/08/16 - 02:09 PM]
Make Your January Must-Watch List with Lifetime's Movies and Series
Newly announced season premieres include "Little Women: Atlanta" on Wednesday, January 4 and "Bring It!" on Wednesday, January 13.

[12/08/16 - 01:46 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers New Years Eve Special" Goes Primetime on Saturday, Dec. 31 with A-List Lineup
Jennifer Lawrence, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leslie Jones and Kelly Clarkson will all appear in the 10:00/9:00c telecast.

[12/08/16 - 12:15 PM]
NBC's New Comedies Earn Key Timeslots with Strong Support While Powerful Sunday Lineup Launches March 5 as #1 Network Sets Midseason Slate
The Peacock locks in dates for newcomers "Powerless," "Trial & Error," "Great News" and "The Blacklist: Redemption," among others.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"Caraoke Showdown" Hosted by Craig Robinson Premieres January 12 on Spike TV
"Caraoke Showdown" takes groups of passengers on a musical journey to win money by competing in a variety of karaoke-style challenges.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"The Defiant Ones," Four-Part Documentary Event Telling the True Story of Music Legends Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, to Debut on HBO Next Year
Director Allen Hughes has made an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture.

[12/08/16 - 11:55 AM]
Tuesday's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Tops Late Night with Its Largest Tuesday Audience Since Oct. 2015
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, December 6.

[12/08/16 - 11:12 AM]
MTV Announces 22 Singles Looking for Love on MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You The One?"
"Are You The One?" returns for a new season of perfect matches and passionate possibilities on Wednesday, January 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/08/16 - 10:32 AM]
Amazon Studios to Debut Original Kids Special "Bookaboo's Barkin' New Year's Eve" on December 30
Season one of "Bookaboo" is currently available to stream and enjoy.

[12/08/16 - 10:07 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Tops "Empire" in Viewers for the First Time
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 7.

[12/08/16 - 10:04 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Newest Animated Series "Jeff & Some Aliens" Premieres on Wednesday, January 11 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
The network's latest animated series will follow the premiere of the seventh and final season of "Workaholics."

[12/08/16 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo Media Presents the Original Hip Hop Empire in "First Family of Hip Hop" All New Series Premieres Sunday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT
The Robinsons rose to fame in the 1970's when they first put rap on the map with the famed Sugarhill Records, becoming a cultural phenomenon and changing the face of music forever.

[12/08/16 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Hosts Day-Long Love Letter to Fans with Exclusive Sneak Peeks of Five New True-Crime Series on New Year's Day
Settle in on January 1st for ID's inaugural "Premiere New Year" programming marathon, a day-long love letter to loyal viewers featuring sneak peek premieres of five of ID's most anticipated series of 2017.