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[04/04/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 4
Updates include: Steven Weber joins TNT's "Murder in the First"; Arden Myrin to star in Adult Swim's "Hole to Hole"; and Paul Reubens cast in ABC's "Once Upon a Time" spin-off.

[04/04/13 - 10:11 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 4
Plus: Kelly Clarkson and Scotty McCreery will perform on the next results show, Thursday, April 11.

[04/04/13 - 05:37 PM]
FX to Re-Run Episode 9 of "The Americans" Online
A listings error caused the final seven minutes of the episode to be cut off on subscribers' DVRs.

[04/04/13 - 04:12 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Still Unstoppable for A&E
Plus: numbers for TV Land's "Forever Young," Showtime's "30 Days in May" and Discovery's "Pot Cops."

[04/04/13 - 03:22 PM]
Oxygen's "Best Ink" Season Two Earns Network's Highest Rated Wednesday Premiere Ever, Up Triple Digits
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 3.

[04/04/13 - 03:17 PM]
Video: Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry as Sofia and Madea in OWN Promo Parody Debuting on the Network Tonight
The spot was filmed in anticipation of Perry's new series "The Haves and the Have Nots" and "Love Thy Neighbor" on the network.

[04/04/13 - 02:04 PM]
2013 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
First up: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, August 8.

[04/04/13 - 01:52 PM]
2013 NFL on FOX Super Bowl Season Begins With Preseason Action
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots kick off the three-game slate on Friday, August 16.

[04/04/13 - 01:41 PM]
CBS Sports Announces 2013 NFL Preseason Games
Look for the Packers/Seahawks and Rams/Broncos on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24, respectively.

[04/04/13 - 01:00 PM]
"Hannibal" Receives Social Media Boost with Innovative Facebook, Tumblr Apps
Titled "Hannibal's Friendly Feast," Facebook invites its users to the home of the diabolical Dr. Hannibal Lecter to find out what's on the menu.

[04/04/13 - 12:35 PM]
BBC America Announces "In The Flesh" and "Being Human" Premieres
The final season of "Being Human" kicks off Saturday, June 8 while "In the Flesh" bows Saturday, August 3.

[04/04/13 - 12:17 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes for the First Quarter of 2013
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 25-29 plus the quarter to date.

[04/04/13 - 12:13 PM]
2013 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 12 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[04/04/13 - 12:12 PM]
2013 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[04/04/13 - 12:11 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's Critically-Acclaimed ABC Player App Hits Major Milestone at Three-Year Anniversary
The app has surpassed more than 10 million downloads, 200 million episode views and over 1.31 billion ad impressions on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and Windows 8.

[04/04/13 - 12:10 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Bob Saget: That's What I'm Talkin' About"
The new comedy special premieres Friday, May 10 at 10:00/9:00c on the pay channel.

[04/04/13 - 11:02 AM]
Disney XD Greenlights "Mighty Med," a Live-Action Comedy Series Inspired by the Extraordinary World of Super Heroes and Comic Books
Bradley Steven Perry, Jake Short, Paris Berelc and Devan Leos star in the multi-camera series, due this fall.

[04/04/13 - 10:00 AM]
The 2013 Miss USA(R) Competition to Air Live June 16 on NBC (9-11 P.M. ET) from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas
Last year's telecast concluded with Olivia Culpo, Miss Rhode Island USA, being crowned Miss USA 2012.

[04/04/13 - 09:55 AM]
USA Network Launches New Original Reality Series "The Moment," Following the Dramatic Stories of Nine People Who Are Given an Extraordinary Second Chance to Land Their Dream Job
The Kurt Warner-hosted series will air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning April 11.

[04/04/13 - 09:35 AM]
A Brand New Episode of E!'s Reality Series "Playing with Fire" Sizzles on Friday Nights at 8:00PM ET/PT
The newcomer had been airing on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/04/13 - 09:34 AM]
TLC's Slate of 2013-14 Programming Opens Doors to the Remarkable and Relatable
Newcomers include the series version of its much-ballyhooed special "Best Funeral Ever" as well as "Breaking Amish: Brave New World."

[04/04/13 - 09:33 AM]
Animal Planet's Best Year Ever Propels Network Toward Its Wildest Entertainment Slate
The cable channel's 14 returning series include "Call of the Wildman," "Finding Bigfoot," "Gator Boys" and "Monsters Inside Me."

[04/04/13 - 09:32 AM]
Science Channel Unveils Its 2013-14 Upfront Slate Featuring Scripted Drama, Live Science Events and Blue Chip Series
Highlights include the William Hurt-led original movie "73 Seconds: The Challenger Story," due in November.

[04/04/13 - 09:31 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Largest Slate in Network History for 2013-14 Upfront Season
Said lineup includes 15 new series and a returning class of 22 hits.

[04/04/13 - 09:30 AM]
BET Networks Acquires Sitcoms "The First Family" and "Mr. Box Office" from Entertainment Studios to Premiere on Centric
Both series are scheduled to premiere in primetime on Centric weeknights beginning Friday, April 19.

[04/04/13 - 09:25 AM]
"The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" Finish 1Q 2013 as #1 and #2 Among Adults 18-49 and All Key Young Demos
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[04/04/13 - 09:01 AM]
The Military Channel Marches Into the 2013-2014 Upfront Season
Newcomers include "Against the Odds," "Gunslingers," "Die Hard History," "CIA: Declassified" and "Apocalypse World War 1."

[04/04/13 - 09:00 AM]
Destination America Presents 2013-14 Programming Slate Capturing All Things Americana
Returning series include "BBQ Pitmasters," "Hillbilly Blood," "Epic" and "Buying Alaska."

[04/04/13 - 08:59 AM]
Blake Shelton and Friends to Perform Big Opening Number on ACM Awards, April 7
Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, Pistol Annies, Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley will join Shelton for the world premiere performance of "Boys 'Round Here."

[04/04/13 - 08:52 AM]
"How to Live with Your Parents" Opens Strong - "Modern" Is Night's #1 TV Show by 37% Over "Idol"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 3.

[04/04/13 - 08:45 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2013-14 Upfront Slate
"Gold Rush," "Deadliest Catch," "Fast N' Loud," "Moonshiners," "Amish Mafia," "Jungle Gold," "Bering Sea Gold" are among the return class.

[04/04/13 - 08:42 AM]
Cooking Channel Serves Up Some Slices with a Side of Adventure in New Series "Pizza Cuz"
Francis Garcia and Sal Basille host the six-episode series, premiering Monday, May 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/04/13 - 08:39 AM]
Ultimate Fans of CMT's "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" Can Nab Exclusive Content Through New, Interactive Facebook Application
CMT's "Dog Pack" launches on April 4 in advance of the show's April 21 premiere on the cable channel.

[04/04/13 - 08:34 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Earns NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in the Wednesday 8-9 p.m. Time Period in 12 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 3.

[04/04/13 - 08:31 AM]
Airdate and More Performers Announced for "ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night"
John Fogerty, Faith Hill, ,Florida Georgia Line, Nelly and The Band Perry are the latest addition to the two-hour special, due Sunday, May 19 on CBS.

[04/04/13 - 08:29 AM]
DIY Network Offers Viewers a Chance to Win This Year's Blog Cabin Amenities with Its Second "Cabin Comforts" Sweepstakes
The show's seventh season kicks off Monday, July 29 at 9:30/8:30c on the network.

[04/04/13 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Holds Off New Lineups from ABC, NBC
FOX's juggernaut however is down a staggering 36.17% from a year go in adults 18-49.

[04/04/13 - 07:41 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Attracts Its Biggest Audience in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 25-29.

[04/04/13 - 07:36 AM]
mtvU Woodie Award Winning Duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Return to MTV Stage to Perform Their New Single "Can't Hold Us" Live During the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" on Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will join the previously announced Selena Gomez who is set to deliver her first televised performance of her new single, "Come & Get It."

[04/04/13 - 07:31 AM]
Pitch Perfect Cast to Perform for the First Time Live as Part of the Opening Number of the "MTV Movie Awards" Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Esther Dean, Adam DeVine, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Ben Platt, Brittany Snow and host Rebel Wilson will re-unite as their dueling a cappella groups.

[04/04/13 - 07:31 AM]
BIO.(R) Explores the 125-Year History of Hearst Corporation in the New Documentary "Citizen Hearst"
William H. Macy narrates the two-hour special, airing Tuesday, April 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/04/13 - 07:18 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Special Event Programming Leading Up to the Launch Of Tyler Perry's Scripted Series in May
Original series "The Haves and the Have Nots" and "Love Thy Neighbor" will premiere on Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29, respectively.

[04/04/13 - 07:03 AM]
CNBC Prime to Premiere New Reality Competition Series
"Crowd Rules," a New York studio-based reality competition series, premieres Tuesday, April 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/04/13 - 06:34 AM]
"Guy Code" and "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family" Deliver Record Seasons for MTV2
MTV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/04/13 - 06:23 AM]
Investigation Discovery Signs on the Reigning King of Sensational Daytime Television, Jerry Springer, as Host of New Series "Tabloid"
The 10-episode series, co-produced by Radley Studios and Espiritus Productions, is due in the first quarter of 2014.

[04/04/13 - 05:59 AM]
TLC Revisits a Remarkable Time in American History in the TV Event "Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy"
The film will debut as an exclusive television event on TLC this fall, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the President's assassination.

[04/04/13 - 05:32 AM]
Discovery Network International Acquires "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" from Electus International to Air on Discovery Channel Internationally
The series, which will premiere in the U.S. on NBC this Summer, is co-produced by Bear Grylls Ventures and Ben Silverman's multimedia studio, Electus.

[04/04/13 - 05:31 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Discovery Networks International Partner to Launch OWN Programming Block in the UK
"Oprah's Next Chapter," "Oprah's Lifeclass," "Oprah's Master Class" and "Super Soul Sunday" are among the programs being exported.

[04/04/13 - 04:01 AM]
Netflix to Launch New Season of "Arrested Development" on May 26
All 15-episodes of the Emmy(R) Award-winning comedy will be available for members to watch instantly at launch.

[04/03/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 3
Updates include: Emma Rigby boards ABC's "Once Upon a Time" spin-off; USA eyes "Happy Endings" renewal; and three tapped as series regulars on AMC's "The Walking Dead."







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[07/31/14 - 01:51 PM]
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Fans will get an inside look on how Ray's (Liev Schreiber) team pulls off their "fixes," woven directly from the plotlines on screen.

[07/31/14 - 01:13 PM]
College Football: ESPN's Game and Studio Roster Includes More Than 100 On-Air Commentators
The lineup is highlighted by announcers with familiar and new assignments, the addition of former coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis, and nationally recognized former SEC players and renowned sportscasters on SEC Network.

[07/31/14 - 12:20 PM]
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The series returns with all-new episodes beginning Tuesday, September 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/31/14 - 11:51 AM]
"Sharknado 2: The Second One" Devours the World - Record-Setting 3.9 Million Total Viewers and 1.6 Million Adults 18-49 for Syfy Original Movie
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 30.

[07/31/14 - 11:40 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces the Start of Production on "The Christmas Shepherd" Starring Teri Polo and Martin Cummins
The film is part of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas, featuring traditional and classic Christmas films suitable for family audiences.

[07/31/14 - 11:15 AM]
Bravo Media Acquires "The Real Housewives of Melbourne" Premiering Sunday 8/3 at 12PM ET/PT with Back-to-Back Episodes
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[07/31/14 - 11:11 AM]
FOX Sports Tees Up Faxon & Fay for 2015 USGA Championships Coverage Team
Eight-time PGA TOUR winner Brad Faxon and former USGA executive director David Fay will serve as analysts alongside host Joe Buck, analyst Greg Norman and reporter/host Holly Sonders.

[07/31/14 - 10:56 AM]
"Tonight Show" Tops "Kimmel" and "Late Show" Combined for the Late-Night Ratings Week of July 21-25 in 18-49, Hitting a Five-Week High
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 21-25.

[07/31/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "BoJack Horseman" - New Trailer
The Netflix series - due on Friday, August 22 - features the voices of Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul, Paul F. Tompkins and Patton Oswalt.

[07/31/14 - 10:00 AM]
E! Celebrates "Chelsea Lately" Throughout August with a Star Studded Run Up to the Live Finale on August 26th
As this groundbreaking show ends, E!'s "Queen of Late Night" will welcome some of the biggest names in Hollywood throughout the month of August, as well as some of Chelsea's fabulous friends.

[07/31/14 - 09:56 AM]
BBC America Announces Special Programming and Nationwide Theatrical Events to Launch "Doctor Who's" First Season Starring Peter Capaldi
Chris Hardwick will host "Doctor Who: Live Pre-Show" at 7:30pm ET and "Doctor Who: After Who Live" at 11:00pm ET following the premiere of "Intruders" on August 23.

[07/31/14 - 09:21 AM]
Animal Planet's "Too Cute! Pint Sized" Delivers Double the Cute in Half the Time, Beginning August 16, at 8 PM ET/PT
Each episode focuses on two litters of the world's most delightful darlings, and with pint-sized episodes, the best moments of the first eight weeks of life are packed into one extra-cuddly half hour.

[07/31/14 - 09:10 AM]
Brady Quinn Joins FOX Sports for College Football & NFL Coverage
In the booth, Quinn pairs with two veteran play-by-play announcers, teaming with Tim Brando for college games and Dick Stockton when on NFL assignment.

[07/31/14 - 09:01 AM]
Cornell Bhangra Wins "Today's Got Talent" Contest, Joins the Top 48 Acts on NBC's "America's Got Talent"
The act will join the quarter-final rounds on "AGT" and perform live Tuesday, August 12 for the chance to win the $1 million prize.

[07/31/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Taxi Brooklyn" Sets Series Records in 18-49 and Total Viewers in Its Sixth Week on the Schedule
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 30.