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[04/05/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 5
Updates include: Steve Carell, James Gandolfini team for "Bone Wars" at HBO; Sara Bareilles won't return to NBC's "The Sing-Off"; and Laura Benanti to recur on USA's "Royal Pains."

[04/05/13 - 05:44 PM]
NBC to Rebroadcast "Hannibal" Premiere This Wednesday at 10:00/9:00c
It will replace a previously announced repeat of "Chicago Fire" in said time period.

[04/05/13 - 05:40 PM]
ABC May Schedule Changes: New Drama Series "Motive" Premiere Moves to Special Day and Time, Monday, May 20
Plus: "The Bachelorette" will now debut one week later on Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/05/13 - 05:24 PM]
NBC, The CW Confirm Retrospective Specials Prior to "90210," "The Office" Finales
Both series will sign off with two-hour events on Monday, May 13 and Thursday, May 16, respectively.

[04/05/13 - 04:28 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Another Thursday, Another "Swamp People" Victory
Plus: numbers for TLC's "NY Ink," TBS's "Men at Work" and AMC's "Comic Book Men."

[04/05/13 - 12:44 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Is 1Q13's Most-Tweeted TV Series; #1 Most-Social Cable TV Network in 2012/13 to Date
ABC Family spins the digital numbers for the season to date.

[04/05/13 - 11:43 AM]
ABC to Wrap "Nashville" Season After 21 Episodes
The show's freshman run will come in one installment shy of the traditional "full season."

[04/05/13 - 11:37 AM]
"Hoarding: Buried Alive," "I Found the Gown" and "Four Houses" Kick Off New Seasons in April on TLC
Said trio is due back on Wednesday, April 17, Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, respectively.

[04/05/13 - 10:44 AM]
History(R) Orders Second Season of Hit Scripted Series "Vikings"
Four new episodes remain in the current season airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c with the season finale slated for Sunday, April 28.

[04/05/13 - 09:28 AM]
CBS Sweeps Thursday as "Big Bang Theory" Tops Night in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 4.

[04/05/13 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Family Starts Production on New Drama Series "The Fosters"
Teri Polo and Sherri Saum star in the series, which launches Monday, June 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/05/13 - 08:55 AM]
"Hannibal" Delivers NBC's Top Rating in Its Time Period with Entertainment Programming in More Than a Year
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 4.

[04/05/13 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Is Up with 100% Retention and Continues to Dominate at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 4.

[04/05/13 - 08:49 AM]
BBC America's "The Nerdist" Announces More Big Guests
Guests announced today include Jon Hamm, Zach Galafianakis, Eliza Dushku, Joe Manganiello, Betsy Brandt, Jack McBrayer, Ben Schwartz, Kumail Nanjiani and Morena Baccarin.

[04/05/13 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Big Bang Theory"
Plus: "Two and a Half Men" returns up double digits from its last original episode.

[04/05/13 - 08:31 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Stand-Up Series "The Half Hour" Returns for Season Two on Friday, May 3 at Midnight with New Episodes Airing Fridays at Midnight and 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
Also next month: the world premiere stand-up special from Pete Holmes, "Pete Holmes: Nice Try, The Devil" on Sunday, May 12.

[04/05/13 - 06:11 AM]
The Biggest Sunday in All of Sports Has a Brand New Tradition! Hallmark Channel's "Kitten Bowl"
On Sunday, February 2, 2014, Hallmark Channel opens its stadium doors to the greatest feline showdown in cable television history.

[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.

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[10/13/15 - 02:42 PM]
"The Wiz Live" Key Art
Get your first look at David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man and Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow.

[10/13/15 - 02:38 PM]
Katie Nolan's Takedown of Greg Hardy Sets "Garbage Time" Digital Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the digital numbers from Wednesday, October 7 to date.

[10/13/15 - 02:15 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/13/15 - 01:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Bill Nye Tackle Climate Change with a Little Muscle from Arnold Schwarzenegger
"Explorer: Bill Nye's Global Meltdown" premieres Sunday, November 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/13/15 - 01:01 PM]
New Daytime Show Hosted by Harry Connick, Jr. Sold to FOX Television Stations
"Harry" will be hosted by multi-award winning musician, singer, composer, actor and legendary live performer Harry Connick, Jr. and will air on the Fox owned TV stations in 17 markets.

[10/13/15 - 12:55 PM]
MLB ALDS Comes Down to the Wire with Two Deciding Game 5s Tomorrow on FS1 & FOX Deportes
Kevin Burkhardt, Eric Karros, Frank Thomas and C.J. Nitkowski kick things off with a pre-game show at 3:00 PM ET.

[10/13/15 - 12:26 PM]
The Simpsons "Treehouse of Horror" Marathon to Air October 25 - October 31 on FXX
Said stunt features all 25 spooktacular "Treehouse of Horror" episodes airing in consecutive order.

[10/13/15 - 11:28 AM]
Video: WGN America Unveils Provocative First Trailer for the Highly Anticipated New Drama "Outsiders"
David Morse, Thomas M. Wright and Ryan Hurst co-star in the series, premiering in early 2016.

[10/13/15 - 11:27 AM]
DIY Network Premieres "Miami Flip" on October 21
In the series, licensed contractor and fearless renovator Carolina Sullivan showcases her keen eye for buying low and selling high as she and her team gut outdated Miami properties and renovate them into gorgeous modern homes to sell.

[10/13/15 - 11:22 AM]
Hallmark Channel Reaps Top Ratings with Premiere of Latest Original Movie, "Harvest Moon"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/13/15 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Television Network Gives Hit New Drama Series "Quantico" a Full Season Order
Season to date, "Quantico" ranks as Sunday's No. 1 scripted broadcast show in Adults 18-49, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 44%.

[10/13/15 - 10:41 AM]
Starz Shocks Fans with a Surprise Screening of "Ash vs Evil Dead" at New York Comic-Con 2015
Nearly 2,400 fans were treated to the surprise screening at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

[10/13/15 - 10:26 AM]
FX to Air Special Halloween Marathon of the Hit FOX Show "Scream Queens"
Spend Halloween night with FX, catching up on the first six episodes of the new FOX horror comedy.

[10/13/15 - 09:59 AM]
Donald Trump to Host "SNL" on Nov. 7 with Musical Guest Sia
Trump previously hosted "SNL" on April 3, 2004.

[10/13/15 - 09:08 AM]
H.R. Pufnstuf Returns to Kids TV for First Time in Over 45 Years in Sid & Marty Krofft's Preschool Hit "Mutt & Stuff" on Nickelodeon
Featuring H.R. Pufnstuf, Cling and Clang, Freddy the Flute and the Rescue Racer, the special is part of an additional 20 episode order that Nickelodeon has greenlit, bringing the total to 40 for "Mutt & Stuff's" first season.