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[04/10/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 10
Updates include: Ryan Murphy, Lauren Gussis land drama pilot at HBO; Adrien Brody to star in History's "Houdini"; and Kelly Blatz, Melissa Sagemiller board NBC's "Chicago Fire" spin-off.

[04/10/13 - 04:50 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Women's Basketball Championship Tops Viewers, "Tosh.0" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Ladies Man: A Made Movie," Bravo's "The Kandi Factory" and GSN's "Family Trade."

[04/10/13 - 03:20 PM]
Oxygen's New Dating Series "Find Me My Man" Earns Network's Best Series Premiere of 2013
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 9.

[04/10/13 - 02:49 PM]
NBC Renews "Last Call With Carson Daly" for 13th Season
"I'm extremely proud of what we've accomplished with 'Last Call,'" said Daly, who has been at the helm of the show since it launched in 2002.

[04/10/13 - 02:13 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Artist Bruno Mars to Open "The 2013 Billboard Music Awards," Airing Sunday, May 19 on ABC
Mars's single "When I Was Your Man" has ascended to the No. 1 spot single on the Billboard's Hot 100.

[04/10/13 - 01:58 PM]
Sundance Channel Announces "Rectify," Network's First Wholly Owned Original Scripted Series to Debut with Two Episodes April 22, 2013 Starting at 9:00pm et/pt
The six-episode series was created by Ray McKinnon and executive produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein.

[04/10/13 - 01:30 PM]
Syfy Renews Original Drama "Being Human" for Fourth Season
The announcement comes on the heels of the Season 3 finale which aired Monday, April 8.

[04/10/13 - 01:30 PM]
Rock Legends Black Sabbath to Perform on the Season Finale of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," Wednesday, May 15
The appearance will mark the band's world premiere of the song "End of the Beginning" from their much-anticipated new album.

[04/10/13 - 01:26 PM]
Syfy Unveils New Quarterly Multimedia Events "Ringworld," "Helix," "Dominion," "Unbreakable" and "Opposite Worlds"
The cable channel recaps its wave of announcements from its annual upfront presentation.

[04/10/13 - 01:23 PM]
Syfy and Oscar-Winner Jamie Foxx Partner for Horror Anthology Series to Premiere for Halloween 2013
Foxx will executive produce, write and direct the yet to be titled five-episode horror anthology series.

[04/10/13 - 12:56 PM]
CBS News' New Six-Part Documentary Series "Brooklyn DA" Will Now Premiere May 28
The project was previously slated to roll out the week prior, May 21.

[04/10/13 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy Developing Two Classic Science Fiction Novels to Miniseries
Larry Niven's "Ringworld" and Arthur C. Clarke's "Childhood's End" will join Philip K. Dick's previously announced "The Man in the High Castle."

[04/10/13 - 12:52 PM]
Syfy Announces Production on Pilot of "High Moon" from Television Icon Bryan Fuller
The project is an adaptation of John Christopher's best-selling novel "The Lotus Caves."

[04/10/13 - 12:50 PM]
Syfy's "Ghost Mine" to Return for a Second Season of Thrilling Gold Mining and Ghost Investigations
12 all-new episodes are set to premiere starting in September 2013.

[04/10/13 - 12:48 PM]
Syfy Announces Three New Reality Series "Cosworld," "Fandemonium" and "Joe Rogan Questions Everything" Will Premiere in 2013
"Joe Rogan Questions Everything" bows Tuesday, July 16 followed by "Cosworld" on Tuesday, August 27.

[04/10/13 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy Developing Series Project "No Place" with Fox Television Studios, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Scribes John Brancato & Michael Ferris
The project is based on the Top Cow comic book "The Test" by Matt Hawkins and Joshua Hale Fialkov, with illustrations by Rahsan Ekedal.

[04/10/13 - 12:43 PM]
EPIX Original Documentary Presents Expose of College Sports
"Schooled: The Shame of College Sports" will make its world premiere this Fall on the EPIX network.

[04/10/13 - 12:16 PM]
Starz' 1950's Drama "Magic City" Returns Friday, June 14th at 9pm
Academy Award Nominee James Caan joins the cast as Sy Berman, the head of the Chicago mob and Ben Diamond's boss.

[04/10/13 - 12:14 PM]
History Delivers Top Notch Tuesday Night Performance with "Counting Cars" & "American Restoration"
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 9.

[04/10/13 - 12:04 PM]
WE tv Unveils Three New Unscripted Originals and Scheduling Strategy to Deliver Enhanced Viewing Options for Today's Busy Women
"The Ruckers: Southern Royals" and "Pregnant & Dating" will join the previously announced "The Lylas."

[04/10/13 - 11:46 AM]
TLC Brides Vow to Score Designer Looks for Less
Look for season two of "I Found the Gown" on Fridays at 10:00/9:00c beginning April 19.

[04/10/13 - 11:31 AM]
The CW Pulls "Cult" from Schedule
Encores of "The Carrie Diaries" and "Oh Sit!" will fill the Friday, 9:00/8:00c hour effective immediately.

[04/10/13 - 10:52 AM]
IFC Unveils Development Slate of 11 Scripted Comedies
"Timms Industrial Piping," "Garfunkel & Oates" and "International Plan" are among the pilots under consideration.

[04/10/13 - 10:35 AM]
FOX to Present First-Ever Live, On-Screen "American Idol" Camera Feed During Commercial Break This Thursday, April 11, on FOX
The live show content will appear on-screen simultaneously alongside each official sponsor's commercial airing during the results show.

[04/10/13 - 10:07 AM]
"Buckwild" Star Shain Gandee to Be Celebrated in Tribute Special
MTV however will not air the second season of the series.

[04/10/13 - 10:05 AM]
TNT Shifts Premieres for Four Summer Dramas
"Rizzoli & Isles" and "Perception" move back to Tuesday, June 25 while "Franklin & Bash" moves up to Wednesday, June 19.

[04/10/13 - 09:04 AM]
CBS Dramas Pace Tuesday Win in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 9.

[04/10/13 - 08:43 AM]
The Debut of "Ready for Love" Earns NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in the Time Period Since January 15
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 9.

[04/10/13 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "Body of Proof" Wins at 10pm with its 2nd Largest Audience this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 9.

[04/10/13 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Moves "Smash" Up an Hour to 8:00/7:00c This Saturday
Encores of "The Voice" and "Saturday Night Live" will now follow at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[04/10/13 - 08:39 AM]
TLC's Popular Series "Long Island Medium" Returns on Sunday, May 12 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the one-hour special "Long Island Medium: On the Road" to open said night at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/10/13 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
CBS however is the most-watched network with its trio of dramas.

[04/10/13 - 08:08 AM]
Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman" Returns for a Second Season on Sunday, June 2, at 9 PM (ET/PT)
"Turtleman" Ernie Brown, Jr. is back with the first of 20 new episodes.

[04/10/13 - 08:01 AM]
Ole Miss at Mississippi State on ESPN Thanksgiving Night
ESPN previously televised the rivalry game as its annual Thanksgiving Day prime-time college football game from 1998 to 2003.

[04/10/13 - 07:54 AM]
Celtics' Rajon Rondo Grants ESPN's Hannah Storm First National TV Interview Since Surgery
The full interview will air during "Face to Face with Hannah Storm" - a one-hour special hosted by Storm - Thursday, April 18 at 9:00/8:00c on ESPN2.

[04/10/13 - 07:23 AM]
Sunday Nights in Kitchen Stadium Sizzle with Food Network's First-Ever "Iron Chef America: Tournament of Champions"
The five-week event kicks off Sunday, May 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/10/13 - 07:17 AM]
New Seasons of "Longmire" and "The Glades" Premiere Monday, May 27th on A&E
Look for "The Glades" at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Longmire" at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/10/13 - 06:58 AM]
Lifetime Sets June 23 Premiere Date for All-New Drama Series "Devious Maids"
Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Edy Ganem, Judy Reyes and Susan Lucci star in the 13-episode series.

[04/10/13 - 05:06 AM]
Anika Noni Rose, David Alan Grier and Skai Jackson Start Production on "The Watsons Go to Birmingham," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere September 20, Based on Christopher Paul Curtis' Newbery Honor Winning Book
LaTanya Richardson, Wood Harris, Bryce Jenkins and Harrison Knight also star in the project.

[04/10/13 - 03:03 AM]
"The Capones" Reality Series Coming to Reelz in Fall 2013
The series follows the direct descendants of Al Capone himself, living a true mashup of the American Dream.

[04/09/13 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 9
Updates include: AMC mulls "Breaking Bad" spin-off; Scott Eastwood, Tania Raymonde board "Chicago Fire's" backdoor pilot; and Briga Heelan joins NBC's "Undateable."

[04/09/13 - 09:00 PM]
NBC's Emmy-Nominated Series "The Voice" Completes Blind Auditions as Coaches Ready Their 48 Artists for Battle Rounds
Plus: advisers Hillary Scott, Sheryl Crow, Joel Madden and Pharrell Williams will join their respective judges starting next week.

[04/09/13 - 07:04 PM]
Video: MTV's "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" Trailer
The Bo Burnham-led scripted comedy will premiere Thursday, May 2 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[04/09/13 - 05:16 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA Tops Originals with "WWE Raw"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus," E!'s "Burning Love" and VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle."

[04/09/13 - 02:41 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Claims Total Viewer, Demo Crowns
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor," Showtime's "Californication" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[04/09/13 - 02:36 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Marvin Marvin," "Wendell & Vinnie" Top Viewers for Nickelodeon
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "A Mother's Rage," Syfy's "Battledogs" and BBC America's "Doctor Who."

[04/09/13 - 12:44 PM]
The Hub's Entire Schedule Continues to Deliver - In Total Day, The Hub Gains Year-to-Year in Key Demos
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 12:05 PM]
Natalie Dormer to Begin Three-Episode Arc as Irene Adler on "Elementary," Beginning May 9
Irene Adler was Sherlock's first and only love in London, whose mysterious murder caused his downward spiral into drug addiction.

[04/09/13 - 11:58 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Across Major Youth Demos; Rises to 13-Week Highs in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 11:54 AM]
Video: "Sullivan & Son" Season 2 Premiere Date Announcement
The Steve Byrne-led comedy returns to TBS on Thursday, June 13 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[12/21/14 - 09:11 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Evening with "Thursday Night Football" Special
The Eye's primetime NFL coverage wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/14 - 08:56 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Amy Adams, Was the #1 Big 4 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night in Both Households and 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 20.

[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 Friday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night with its perennial newsmagazine.

[12/19/14 - 05:41 PM]
NBC Shuffles Its Friday Lineup; "Constantine" to Open Night
Beginning January 16, look for "Constantine" at 8:00/7:00c followed by "Grimm" at 9:00/8:00c and "Dateline NBC" at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
David Schwimmer Cast as Attorney Robert Kardashian in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He'll join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson and Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark.

[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
"Whale Wars" Returns to Animal Planet January 2 with a World Premiere Three-Hour Event
Under legal siege, Captain Paul Watson is forced to hand the mission over to youthful veteran Peter Hammarstedt following a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

[12/19/14 - 11:58 AM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel Announce the On Air Team for Barrett-Jackson Live
Coverage begins Tuesday, January 13 from 6-8 PM ET on Discovery Channel and continues through Sunday, January 18 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity.

[12/19/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Night Will Fall," Revealing the Untold Story of a 1945 Film Detailing Concentration-Camp Atrocities, Debuts Jan. 26, Exclusively on HBO
The film juxtaposes horrific raw footage and scenes from the 1945 documentary with insights from the survivors, the soldiers who liberated them and the filmmakers who recorded these appalling images.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for New Drama "Mr. Robot"
The series stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrom.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Starz Releases New Video and Image from "Outlander"
The release is part of Starz's 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings that has been giving fans something extra special for the holidays to get them through the #Droughtlander.

[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
AMC Casts International Film Star Daniel Wu as Lead of "Badlands" (WT)
The series tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Wu) and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
"@midnight" Moves to 11:30 p.m. for Two Weeks Only; Comedy Central Premieres "Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular" and "This Is Not Happening" in January
The premiere episode of "This Is Not Happening" will be available on Amazon Instant Video on January 12 and in the Comedy Central App on January 13.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" Returns for Third Season Jan. 9, Exclusively on Cinemax
New guest stars this season include Denis O'Hare, Chaske Spencer, Tom Pelphrey and Meaghan Rath.