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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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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
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[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.