[wednesday, april 17, 2013]    
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[04/17/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 17
Updates include: MSN eyes "Heroes" revival for Xbox; unaired "Don't Trust the B----" to be released online; and Tania Raymonde cast as Jodi Arias for Lifetime movie.

[04/17/13 - 04:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Deadliest Catch," "Storage Wars" Returns Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Don't Be Tardy," TBS's "Who Gets the Last Laugh?" and GSN's "Family Trade."

[04/17/13 - 02:59 PM]
MTV's Audience Loves Getting "Awkward" - Season Three Debut Is the #1 Cable Series of the Day with Persons 12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 16.

[04/17/13 - 02:23 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" Season Premiere Is the #1 Tuesday Primetime Program in Cable for Persons and Men 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 16.

[04/17/13 - 01:01 PM]
Science Channel's "Outrageous of Acts Science" Will Blow Your Mind
The series "scours the Web for the best amateur and professional scientist whose homegrown research has gone viral."

[04/17/13 - 12:45 PM]
"The Cleveland Show" Not Canceled, But No Additional Episodes at This Time
"The Simpsons," "Bob's Burgers," "Family Guy" and "American Dad" however are all due back.

[04/17/13 - 12:22 PM]
"The American Bible Challenge" Presents: Fan Favorites Where Fans Can Vote for Their Favorite Team
The Fan Favorite winner will be announced on GSN during the show's season finale on Thursday, May 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/13 - 11:27 AM]
WE tv Introduces the World Premiere of "Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas" Followed by the 10th and Final Season of WE tv's Original Hit Series "Bridezillas"
They'll both roll out Friday, May 31 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[04/17/13 - 11:04 AM]
HBO's "Vice" Expands Season to Ten Editions; Show Devotes Entire June 14 Season Finale to the News Series' Recent Week-Long North Korea Trip
The series airs Fridays at 11:00/10:00c following "Real Time with Bill Maher."

[04/17/13 - 10:37 AM]
Starz Greenlights Second Season of Action Adventure Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
Production of season two is expected to begin in Wales in May 2013, with an on-air return expected on Starz in 2014.

[04/17/13 - 10:37 AM]
Oxygen Airs "Bad Girls Club" OMG Special on Tuesday, April 30 at 8 PM ET/PT
In addition, the three-part reunion special for "Bad Girls Club" Atlanta hosted by Tanisha Thomas begins on Tuesday, May 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/17/13 - 10:29 AM]
truTV Bets Big on Comedic Reality with Three New Series, Plus Pilots, Development Deals and Renewals
Returning series include "Impractical Jokers," "Upload with Shaquille O'Neal," "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" and "Guinness World Records(R) Gone Wild!"

[04/17/13 - 10:27 AM]
History to Launch "Top Shot: All Stars" on Wednesday, May 29
The show's fifth cycle will feature the four previous champions defending their respective titles against fellow alums.

[04/17/13 - 10:22 AM]
ABC Shuffles "Motive" Premiere, Again
The Canadian import will now launch on Monday, May 20 at the later time of 10:00/9:00c.

[04/17/13 - 10:07 AM]
AMC Announces Series Pick-Up, Projects in Development, Overall Deal, Programming Premiere Dates and Series Renewals on Day of Network Upfront
"Breaking Bad" to return Sunday, August 11 followed by the series premiere of "Low Winter Sun."

[04/17/13 - 10:06 AM]
MTV's "The Show with Vinny" Is Set for Take Off from Staten Island, NY on Thursday, May 2 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Scheduled guests include Mark Wahlberg, Lil Wayne, Ke$ha, Jenny McCarthy, Whitney Cummings, Scott Disick, Anthony Mackie, Ciara, Brittany Snow and Kat Graham.

[04/17/13 - 10:02 AM]
Destination America Presents a Magical Week of Disney Programming from Monday, April 29 to Friday, May 3
Highlights include the world premiere of "Disney Cruise Line: Behind the Magic" on Monday, April 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/13 - 09:35 AM]
Theo Von to Host TBS's Upcoming Hidden-Camera Comedy "Deal With It"
The hidden-camera show with a twist based on a successful format created by Keshet Broadcasting and United Studios is slated to premiere Tuesday, July 16.

[04/17/13 - 09:13 AM]
Oh My Gawd! Bravo Media Unveils "Princesses: Long Island," New Docu-Series Premiering Sunday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
The show documents the lives of six college-educated young women from affluent areas who live pampered lifestyles in the comfort of their parents' homes and at the expense of their bank accounts.

[04/17/13 - 09:01 AM]
Tracy Morgan to Host the 2013 Billboard Music Awards Live from Las Vegas, Airing Sunday, May 19 on ABC
"When you look at the artists who have come up through Billboard over the years, it's incredible," said Tracy Morgan. "And how can you say no when Prince is going to be there!"

[04/17/13 - 08:46 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Stand-Up Series "The Half Hour" Is Back for a Second Season Premiering Friday, May 3 at Midnight ET/PT and 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
For the first time on Comedy Central, the premiere airing of the episodes will feature extended versions and run with limited commercial interruption.

[04/17/13 - 08:42 AM]
"The Voice" Equals Its Tuesday Season High in 18-49, Growing Versus Its Prior Telecast by 2%
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 16.

[04/17/13 - 08:41 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Is Up/"Body of Proof" Continues to Win at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 16.

[04/17/13 - 08:34 AM]
In "Ultimate Survival Alaska, " National Geographic Channel Presents an Epic Competition Series Where the Only Prize Is Survival
The series launches Sunday, May 12 at 10:00/9:00c and will regularly air Sundays at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/13 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Keeps Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Lead-out "Ready for Love" however falls nearly 19% from last week's debut.

[04/17/13 - 07:25 AM]
Video: Starz Makes Waves with First Look at the Michael Bay - Produced High-Seas Drama "Black Sails"
The pirate adventure centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men, 20 years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island."

[04/17/13 - 06:48 AM]
DirecTV Orders "Full Circle" from Award-Winning Screenwriter Neil LaBute
The series examines the human condition and relationships through a series of conversations between 11 people whose lives, unbeknownst to them, are intertwined.

[04/16/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 16
Updates include: Amy Aquino exits ABC's "Divorce: A Love Story"; Phill Lewis, Jennifer Aspen join CBS comedy pilot; and Oliver Cooper is bound for "Californication."

[04/16/13 - 06:40 PM]
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to Return to Produce the Oscars(R)
"We are very honored to have been asked to return as Oscar producers for a second year," said Zadan and Meron. "We look forward to creating a distinctive and entertaining show."

[04/16/13 - 04:44 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw," "Dallas" Top Originals in Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Overhaulin'," Bravo's "LA Shrinks" and VH1's "The Gossip Game."

[04/16/13 - 01:45 PM]
2013 NFL Schedule Announced Thursday, April 18 at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network & NFL.com
Andrew Siciliano will host the three-hour special, featuring analysts Willie McGinest, Heath Evans, Shaun O'Hara and Brian Baldinger.

[04/16/13 - 12:49 PM]
"T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle" and "The Gossip Game" Move to New Times on Monday Nights
"The Family Hustle" will now air at 9:00/8:00c followed by "The Gossip Game" at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/16/13 - 12:33 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Continues Its Reign
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Borgias," OWN's "7 Little Johnstons" and Discovery's "Naked Castaway."

[04/16/13 - 12:32 PM]
TLC's "The Little Couple" Goes Global to Grow Their Family
Look for the show's fifth season to roll out on Tuesday, April 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/16/13 - 12:28 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Marvin Marvin" Leads Viewers, "Ultimate Fighter" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Louis C.K.: Oh My God," Lifetime's "Stalkers" and Spike TV's "Auction Hunters."

[04/16/13 - 12:08 PM]
"The Ultimate Fighter(R)" on FX Wins by Way of Knockout - Scores 1.71 Million Total Viewers and 1.16 Million Adults 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Saturday, April 13.

[04/16/13 - 11:57 AM]
The Hunt Continues: Investigation Discovery Orders Season 3 of True-Life Serial Killer Drama "Dark Minds"
The show's second season wraps tomorrow before returning in the second quarter of 2014.

[04/16/13 - 11:57 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils New Programming Slate
In total, Esquire Network expects to launch 10-12 new originals this year.

[04/16/13 - 11:52 AM]
NBC Pushes "Revolution," "Chicago Fire" Season Finales Back a Week
The freshman dramas will now wrap on June 3 and May 22, respectively.

[04/16/13 - 11:26 AM]
Celebrate Mother's Day as SOAPnet Presents the "Real Mothers of Beverly Hills 90210 Mother's Day Marathon" on Sunday, May 12 10AM - 2PM
The four featured episodes are "Perfect Mom," "Chuckie's Back," "Things to Do on a Rainy Day" and "Midlife... Now What?"

[04/16/13 - 11:25 AM]
It's a Two for Tuesday Comedy Marathon as ABC Family Presents "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" and the ABC Family Premiere of "Shallow Hal," Airing Tuesday, May 7
Kevin James and Jack Black-led features will air back-to-back beginning at 6:00/5:00c.

[04/16/13 - 11:23 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day and Prime in Total Viewers and Kids; 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is #1 Preschool Network
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 8-14.

[04/16/13 - 11:19 AM]
Syfy's Transmedia Event "Defiance" Most-Watched Scripted Series Premiere Among Adults 18-49 Since 2006
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, April 15.

[04/16/13 - 11:18 AM]
"American Idol," "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" Grow Week-to-Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 8-14.

[04/16/13 - 11:06 AM]
E! Announces Premiere Date for New Series "The Wanted Life" Airing Sunday, June 2 at 10:30PM
Said debut will follow the season finale of "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

[04/16/13 - 10:57 AM]
NBC Matches Its Top 18-49 Weekly Average in 13 Weeks, with a 1.7 for the Primetime Week of April 8-14
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 8-14.

[04/16/13 - 10:50 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-49 in Primetime for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 8-14.

[04/16/13 - 10:30 AM]
CBS #1 in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Fourth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 8-14.

[04/16/13 - 10:21 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Top Five Finalists in "Live's Top Teacher Search"
Last Friday, April 12, the hosts announced the 12 semi-finalists who were selected from thousands of viewer-submitted nominations.

[04/16/13 - 10:20 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Is Giving You the Chance to Win a Walt Disney World(R) Resort Vacation for Four to Experience the Magic of New Fantasyland(R) on "Magical Family Getaway Week," April 29 - May 3
All week, Disney vacations will be attached to one question in each contestant's "Millionaire" game.

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[10/25/16 - 02:18 PM]
VH1's Highly Anticipated "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party" to Premiere Monday, November 7 at 10PM ET/PT
Guests include Seth Rogen, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Jamie Chung, 2 Chainz, Naya Rivera, Ashley Graham, Jason Derulo, 50 Cent, Fat Joe, Mike Epps, Kathy Griffin, Kelis, Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross, Keke Palmer, Robin Thicke and Bella Thorne.

[10/25/16 - 01:16 PM]
Comedy Central Sets Election Night Programming
Highlights include a live one-hour telecast of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airing at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/25/16 - 01:00 PM]
CMT's Annual "Artists of the Year" Celebration Continues to Rise Attracting Nearly 2 Million Viewers with Ratings Soaring More Than 20%
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/25/16 - 12:38 PM]
Showtime(R) Accelerates World Television Premiere Date for "Zero Days" to Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9PM ET/PT
As the subject continues to make headlines across the U.S and world, this film becomes more relevant and powerful documentary as viewers are being confronted by these issues in their daily lives.

[10/25/16 - 12:01 PM]
"The 2016 SNL Election Special" Revisits Unpredictable Presidential Campaign
The hour-long telecast is set to air Monday, November 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/25/16 - 11:26 AM]
Discovery Cruises Into SEMA to Find the Next Motor Monday Star
Discovery Casting will be scouting for new talent at the SEMA Auto show taking place November 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

[10/25/16 - 10:59 AM]
FYI Orders Season Five of "Married at First Sight" in Chicago
Production has already begun in Chicago, Illinois with the new season slated to air in 2017.

[10/25/16 - 10:14 AM]
TV One Joins Lexus for a Special Presentation of "Lexus Verses and Flow" Airing Wednesday, October 26 at 11 PM ET/8 PM PT
Dondré T. Whitfield hosts the special evening that blends music performances by chart-topping artists with spoken word presentations from top slam poetry artists.

[10/25/16 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Key Art and Trailer for Season Two of Original Scripted Drama, "The Art of More" Released
Returning for the new season are stars Dennis Quaid, who also serves as executive producer, Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes and Christian Cooke.

[10/25/16 - 10:01 AM]
History's New Military Drama Series "Six" Premieres Wednesday, January 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The eight episode first season follows members of Navy SEAL Team Six, modern American warriors, whose covert mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with terrorists.

[10/25/16 - 09:01 AM]
International Icon Lady Gaga to Perform at the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
Lady Gaga is a nine-time American Music Award nominee and took home the win in 2010 for Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock.

[10/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Bravo Media Goes Behind the Scenes of the Ultra Exclusive "Timber Creek Lodge" Premiering Monday, December 5 at 10PM ET/PT
It's all work and a lot of play at "Timber Creek Lodge," where viewers will go behind the doors of a five-star mountain retreat to see the on-and-off duty shenanigans of the resort staff working around the clock to provide the ultimate vacation experience.

[10/25/16 - 08:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice"
The Peacock stakes claim to the most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/25/16 - 08:36 AM]
Jennifer Nettles to Host "CMA Country Christmas," Airing Monday, November 28, on ABC
Nettles, who is hosting the special for the seventh time this year, will release her first holiday album, "To Celebrate Christmas," October 28, on Big Machine Records.

[10/25/16 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Oy with the Poodles Already! Netflix's "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" Trailer Is Here!
"Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" launches Friday, November 25, everywhere that Netflix is available.