[thursday, may 10, 2012]    
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[05/10/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 10
Updates include: Ed Helms, John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer to return to "The Office"; Jamie Kennedy to co-host The CW's "Oh Sit!"; and George Blagden is bound for History's "Vikings."

[05/10/12 - 09:04 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 10
Plus: Lisa Marie Presley and Adam Lambert to perform on next results show Thursday, May 17.

[05/10/12 - 07:23 PM]
ABC Locks In Reality Trio for Next Season
"Shark Tank," "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Bachelor" are all due back.

[05/10/12 - 05:50 PM]
"Modern Family," "Suburgatory," "The Middle," "Grey's Anatomy," "Revenge," "Castle" Among Latest ABC Renewals
The sextet joins the just announced second season of "Once Upon a Time."

[05/10/12 - 05:38 PM]
ABC Renews "Once Upon a Time" for a Second Season
Co-creator Adam Horowitz broke the news this afternoon via his Twitter account.

[05/10/12 - 04:51 PM]
NBC Enrolls "Community" for Another Season
The Thursday comedy has received a 13-episode fourth season.

[05/10/12 - 03:41 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Put TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Around the World in 80 Plates," VH1's "Couples Therapy" and Discovery's "Auction Kings."

[05/10/12 - 03:36 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Deadliest Catch" Lead the Night
Plus: numbers for History's "United Stats of America," Lifetime's "Dance Moms: Miami" and Oxygen's "Best Ink."

[05/10/12 - 03:07 PM]
Syfy's New Hit "Total Blackout" Sets Series Records in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 9.

[05/10/12 - 02:52 PM]
TBS Greenlights Two New Series: "Deon Cole's Black Box" and "Who Gets the Last Laugh?"
Both shows, from Warner Horizon Television, are slated to premiere in 2013.

[05/10/12 - 02:37 PM]
NBC Pulls "Rock Center With Brian Williams" for the Remainder of May Sweeps
Repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" will instead fill its Wednesday, 9:00/8:00c slot.

[05/10/12 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Renews "Parenthood," Orders Final Season of "30 Rock"
They'll join a returning class that includes "Grimm," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Smash."

[05/10/12 - 01:36 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "Do No Harm," "Infamous" (NBC)
Steven Pasquale stars in the former, a new take on "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," while Meagan Good toplines the latter hour.

[05/10/12 - 01:01 PM]
"Spartacus" Boot Camp Gets Cast Lean and Mean
Check out Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Ellen Hollman and Simon Merrells as they prepare for season three of the Starz drama.

[05/10/12 - 12:38 PM]
"E! True Hollywood Story: Joan and Melissa Rivers" Premieres on May 13th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special "is a poignant look at this pair's remarkable careers and personal trials and triumphs."

[05/10/12 - 12:00 PM]
Chef Gordon Ramsay Sharpens the Palate of 18 New Culinary Competitors on "Hell's Kitchen"
The show's 10th season kicks off on Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/10/12 - 11:53 AM]
FOX to Keep "Family Guy," "American Dad" Through 2014
The pair were already renewed for next season, alongside "The Simpsons," "The Cleveland Show" and "Bob's Burgers."

[05/10/12 - 11:43 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate Gains as They Deliver #1 Rankings for the Late-Night Week of April 30-May 4
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 30-May 4.

[05/10/12 - 11:34 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for New Late Night Comedy Series "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell"
The Chris Rock-produced series will launch Thursday, August 9 at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/10/12 - 11:05 AM]
NBC's Series "Grimm" Honored With Environmental Award from Portland Oregon Tourism Office
The award recognizes environmentally friendly business practices that help to sustain Oregon's exceptional quality of life.

[05/10/12 - 10:53 AM]
HBO Partners With Vice on Innovative News Magazine Show
Shane Smith will host the series, from executive producer Bill Maher and consultant Fareed Zakaria.

[05/10/12 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Family Hosts a Magical 4-Day "Harry Potter" Weekend Event from Thursday, May 17th - Sunday, May 20th
Said stunt runs from "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" through "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

[05/10/12 - 10:03 AM]
TBS Takes Over "Cougar Town"
The top-rated network has ordered a fourth season of "Cougar Town," to begin airing in early 2013.

[05/10/12 - 09:33 AM]
Time Period-Winning Season Finale of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Posts Week-to-Week Growth in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 9.

[05/10/12 - 09:16 AM]
At a 2-Month High ABC's "Modern Family" Posts its Most Competitive Finish Ever to "Idol" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 9.

[05/10/12 - 09:06 AM]
CMT's Favorite Family Is Going International When Season Two of "My Big Redneck Vacation" Premieres Wednesday, June 6 at 10:30 P.M., ET/PT
The show will then move to its regular timeslot beginning Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/10/12 - 09:04 AM]
FOX Cancels "Breaking In," "I Hate My Teenage Daughter"
Both series had been missing in action from FOX's lineup since its four comedy experiment on Tuesday nights.

[05/10/12 - 09:00 AM]
Late Night Talk Show Host Conan O'Brien to Visit CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman," Thursday, May 17
He last sat down for an interview with Letterman 13 years ago, on January 13, 1999.

[05/10/12 - 08:46 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Marches to Another Victory
Plus: ABC's "The Middle" dips to a season low while "Criminal Minds" ties its series low.

[05/10/12 - 08:29 AM]
Military Channel's "Narrow Escapes of WWII" Features Extraordinary Elusions Against the Most Impossible Odds
The show's 13-episode first season rolls out Tuesday, May 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/10/12 - 08:25 AM]
Bounce TV to Add Second Original Series: Uptown Comic to Debut Monday, June 18 Immediately After Series Premiere of New Sitcom Family Time
The half-hour series features stage and skit performances by some of the hottest up-and-coming comics in the country.

[05/10/12 - 08:20 AM]
Time Warner Cable Sports Unveils Regional Sports Networks' Launch Plans
The networks, branded Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, will deliver the region's most comprehensive sports information.

[05/10/12 - 08:09 AM]
Video: Nothing Says Mothers Day ("The Soup"-Style) Like Tough Guy Danny Trejo and His Real-Life Mom
Check out Danny Trejo and his actual mother offering life-lessons she taught him just in time for Mother's Day.

[05/10/12 - 08:05 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Attracts its Biggest Audience in Nearly 6 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 30-May 4.

[05/10/12 - 06:04 AM]
DirecTV's Audience Network Goes "Rogue"
Production is slated to begin in August 2012 on the Thandie Newton-led series for a premiere next summer 2013.

[05/10/12 - 04:01 AM]
Russell Brand To Host "2012 MTV Movie Awards"
"This MTV Movie Awards will be more impressive than The Avengers and you won't have to wait an hour for someone to Hulk out," said Brand.

[05/10/12 - 03:01 AM]
"Scandalicious" Countdown Specials Unleash Sex, Celebs And Slugfests On Logo
"Scandalicious: 20 Shocking Celebrity Rants" kicks off the quartet of specials on Friday, May 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/09/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 9
Updates include: "Grey's Anatomy" principals set for two more seasons; NBC's "Republic of Pirates" close to straight-to-series order; and Britney Spears closes deal to join "The X Factor."

[05/09/12 - 06:29 PM]
FOX Renews "Touch," Cancels "Alcatraz," "The Finder"
All three series were widely considered on the bubble for next season.

[05/09/12 - 05:24 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "The Following," "The Mob Doctor" (FOX)
Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy star in the former, while Jordana Spiro toplines the latter.

[05/09/12 - 04:44 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "Ben & Kate," "The Goodwin Games," "It's Messy" (FOX)
Scott Foley, Becki Newton, Jake Lacy, Mindy Kaling, Dakota Johnson and Nat Faxon star in the single-camera comedies.

[05/09/12 - 03:56 PM]
Taye Diggs, L.A. Reid & Seth Meyers to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of May 21-25, 2012
Scheduled guests that week include Robin Thicke, Jimmy Fallon, Josh Brolin, Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton.

[05/09/12 - 02:29 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" and New Series "The Devils Ride" Take #1 and #2 Spots for Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 8.

[05/09/12 - 02:24 PM]
Development Update: Series Pick Up - "Guys With Kids" (NBC)
The Jimmy Fallon-produced comedy marks the Peacock's first multi-camera series commitment for next season.

[05/09/12 - 11:55 AM]
Celebrate Mother's Day Kardashian Style! E! Gives Fans a Unique Way to Send Love from One Sassy, Strong Mother to
The Facebook promotion is timed with the return of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" on Sunday, May 20.

[05/09/12 - 11:45 AM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw," NBA Playoffs Lead the Night
Plus: numbers for AMC's "The Pitch," Spike TV's "Undercover Stings" and Disney XD's "Motorcity."

[05/09/12 - 11:40 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, Disney's "Good Luck Charlie" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Meet Mrs. Eastwood & Company," Comedy Central's "The Comedy Awards" and OWN's "Oprah Presents Master Class."

[05/09/12 - 11:34 AM]
AMC Renews "Comic Book Men" and "Talking Dead"
Season two of both series consists of 16 half-hour episodes.

[05/09/12 - 11:23 AM]
"Make It Or Break It" Star Josie Loren Will Live Blog And Tweet During The Series Finale Airing On Monday, May 14th
Loren will start her live blog party for fans beginning at 8pm ET/5pm PT at www.abcfamily.com/makeitorbreakit.

[05/09/12 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Teams Up Again With Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions and the New York Center for Autism for On-Air Charity Special "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs"
Taping on Saturday, October 13 from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the benefit will premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, October 21.

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[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.

[11/24/15 - 12:30 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Star Wars Special" to Air Wednesday, November 25 on ABC
Said encore replaces the previously announced repeat of "Nashville" that night.

[11/24/15 - 12:29 PM]
TV One's Hit Scripted Comedy "Born Again Virgin" Returns with All-New Episodes Tuesday, December 8 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The scripted comedy is back with more dating adventures of three 30-something best friends and the challenges they face while attempting to navigate a new romantic landscape and trying to avoid the pitfalls of empty relationships.

[11/24/15 - 11:30 AM]
Music Icon and Animal Activist Emmylou Harris to Be Honored on "The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration" Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 26, On FOX
Eugene Bostick and Michael Schoepf also will be honored as ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things to better the lives of rescue animals.

[11/24/15 - 11:18 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Dark Net" to Premiere Thursday, January 21st at 11 PM ET/PT
Each half-hour episode will shed light on themes such as bio-hacking, cyber-kidnapping, digital warfare, online cults, pornography addiction, the webcam sex trade and more.

[11/24/15 - 11:04 AM]
ABC Family Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New scripted drama "Recovery Road" and fan favorite "The Fosters" will now premiere on Monday, January 25.

[11/24/15 - 11:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Is the Most-Watched Network for the 3rd Consecutive Weekend Among Households, W25-54 and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/15 - 10:38 AM]
With the Cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Kimmel" Draws Its 4th-Biggest-Ever Monday Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 10:16 AM]
New Year, New You! TLC Amps Up Friday Nights with the Return of Fan-Favorite TLC Talent
Fan-favorite talent including Stacy London, Clinton Kelly, Devyn Simone, Monte Durham and Lori Allen come together to make Friday nights bigger and better than ever.

[11/24/15 - 10:00 AM]
Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster Are Back as "Sesame Street" Debuts Its 46th Season Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 on HBO
The award-winning show will include 30-minute episodes, new preschool-relevant themes, new show opening and closing songs, an updated set, a new segment called "Smart Cookies" and a new cast member, Nina.

[11/24/15 - 09:01 AM]
LL Cool J to Host the 17th Annual "A Home for the Holidays," An Entertainment Special Celebrating Families, To Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 18 on the CBS Television Network
Special performances are dedicated to these children and their new adoptive families, whose stories are featured in pre-taped segments to help raise awareness of this important social issue.

[11/24/15 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Surging ABC in Demo Race
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while the Alphabet is the most-watched network.

[11/24/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sweeps 6 of 6 Monday Half-Hours Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.