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[04/26/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 26
Updates include: FX eyes "Bigfoot" animated series; Tori Spelling brings "Mystery Girls" to ABC Family; and CBS orders game show pilot "Money Pump."

[04/26/13 - 07:52 PM]
USA Banishes "The Moment" to Late-Night on Fridays
The Kurt Warner-hosted series drew just 950,000 viewers last night for the cable channel.

[04/26/13 - 05:52 PM]
ABC to Revive "Zero Hour" on Saturdays Beginning June 15
The show's 10 remaining episodes will be burned off over the course of eight weeks.

[04/26/13 - 04:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People," NBA Playoffs Can't Catch NFL Draft
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Giving You the Business," MTV's "Failosophy" and FX's "Anger Management."

[04/26/13 - 03:22 PM]
CBS Renews "Two and a Half Men" for 11th Season
The news comes on the heels of the Eye's massive 18-series pickup last month.

[04/26/13 - 01:42 PM]
The CW Announces Additional Early Pickups for the 2013-2014 Season
"Beauty and the Beast" and "Hart of Dixie" both to return while "The Originals" has been ordered to series.

[04/26/13 - 01:10 PM]
ESPN's First Round Coverage of 2013 NFL Draft Draws 6.2 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 25.

[04/26/13 - 01:04 PM]
NBC to Air Hour-Long Retrospective Celebrating "The Office"
Produced by NBC News, the special includes exclusive and original interviews with writers, producers and actors from the award-winning series.

[04/26/13 - 11:43 AM]
NBC Announces Five Drama Series Renewals for Next Season
"Revolution," "Chicago Fire," "Parenthood," "Grimm" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" are all due back for 22 episodes.

[04/26/13 - 11:37 AM]
NBC Sets "Do No Harm" Return for Saturday, June 29
The series opened on January 31 to the lowest-rated in-season scripted premiere ever on the four major broadcast networks.

[04/26/13 - 10:26 AM]
Oh, Baby! It's a "Baby Daddy" Marathon on ABC Family
All 10 episodes from season one will encore on Monday, May 27 from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[04/26/13 - 09:53 AM]
Nickelodeon Preschool Celebrates Mother's Day with Brand-New "Peter Rabbit" Premiering Wednesday, May 8, at 12PM (ET/PT)
The celebration culminates with a mom-themed marathon featuring episodes of preschool hits "Dora the Explorer," "Team Umizoomi," "Bubble Guppies" and "Max & Ruby."

[04/26/13 - 09:27 AM]
"Big Bang Theory" Leads CBS to Thursday Win in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 25.

[04/26/13 - 09:06 AM]
"SNL" Closes Out Its 38th Season with Three New Shows in May
Zach Galifianakis (May 4), Kristen Wiig (May 11) and Ben Affleck (May 18) will host the final episodes of the season.

[04/26/13 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "The Jeselnik Offensive" and "Nathan for You"
The former is due back in July while the latter will return in 2014.

[04/26/13 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's Red Hot "Scandal" Returns Up to Equal a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 25.

[04/26/13 - 08:44 AM]
"The Originals" Episode of "The Vampire Diaries" Outrates Both NBC and ABC in the Show's Target Demo of Women 18-34
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, April 25.

[04/26/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Ranks #1 Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in Men 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 25.

[04/26/13 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens May Sweeps on Top in Viewers, Demos
ABC's "Scandal" however is the only series up from its previous original.

[04/26/13 - 06:31 AM]
BBC America's "The Musketeers" First Photo
Check out the first look at Luke Pasqualino, Tom Burke, Santiago Cabrera and Howard Charles.

[04/26/13 - 03:01 AM]
Reelz Acquires "EP Daily" Digital Entertainment Series to Premiere Monday, April 29, 2013
New episodes of EP Daily will air weekdays on Reelz at 8am ET/5am PT with an additional chance to watch at 2:30am ET/11:30pm PT.

[04/25/13 - 11:21 PM]
...Is Named the Winner of "Project Runway" Season 11!
Plus: tune in next Thursday for the "Project Runway" season 11 reunion special.

[04/25/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 25
Updates include: NBC to finish "Ready for Love" run online; FOX mulls new judges for "The X Factor"; and Max Beesley to recur on USA's "Suits."

[04/25/13 - 10:25 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 25
Plus: season 7 winner David Cook will perform his new single, "Laying Me Low," on the next results show.

[04/25/13 - 04:08 PM]
Corey Stoll Infected by "The Strain" - "House of Cards" Star Cast in FX Pilot from Guillermo del Toro
Del Toro and Chuck Hogan will co-write the pilot script, with del Toro attached to direct.

[04/25/13 - 03:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Goes Out on Top for A&E
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "All Access: Mayweather vs. Guerrero," VH1's "Off Pitch" and Bravo's "It's a Brad, Brad World."

[04/25/13 - 01:59 PM]
MTV Greenlights Pilot for TV Adaptation of "Scream" Film Franchise at 2013 Upfront
Plus: "Snooki & JWOWW" to return for season three and MTV2's "Nick Cannon Presents Wild N Out" to launch on Tuesday, July 9.

[04/25/13 - 01:49 PM]
"Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites " Soars to Season Highs in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 24.

[04/25/13 - 01:31 PM]
NBC Sets Premiere Dates for Summer Series "Crossing Lines," "The Winner Is..." and "Hollywood Game Night"
The freshman drama will launch on Sunday, June 23 while the alternative duo is due on Thursday, July 11.

[04/25/13 - 12:17 PM]
A&E's "Duck Dynasty" Season Finale Watched by a Record-Breaking 9.6 Million Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 24.

[04/25/13 - 11:58 AM]
"Tonight Show" Encores Top "Kimmel" Originals for Week of April 15-19
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 15-19.

[04/25/13 - 11:52 AM]
Nickelodeon Grants Kids' Wishes with a Brand-New Season of Hit Animated Series "The Fairly OddParents" Saturday, May 4, at 9:30 A.M. (ET/PT)
Plus: now available for free on iTunes is the exclusive never-before-seen "The Fairly OddParents documentary, The Making of Sparky: A DOG-umentary."

[04/25/13 - 11:47 AM]
AMC Greenlights Scripted Drama Pilot "Line of Sight"
The pilot marks the network's first exploration of science fiction in an original series.

[04/25/13 - 11:20 AM]
Video: All-New Video Reveals More About TNT's "The Hero"
The newcomer launches Thursday, June 6 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[04/25/13 - 11:03 AM]
Disney Channel Updates Popular "Fish Hooks" App on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
The expansion pack includes five new characters to play as well as six new game mechanics.

[04/25/13 - 10:14 AM]
NBC Details the Series Finale of "The Office" on Thursday, May 16
Look for a one-hour retrospective special at 8:00/7:00c followed by the hour-long swan song at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/25/13 - 08:44 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Captures Its Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results Since January 9
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 24.

[04/25/13 - 08:37 AM]
Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, The Band Perry, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kacey Musgraves to Perform at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards Airing Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, May 19 on ABC
They'll join the previously announced Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Miguel, Prince and Justin Bieber.

[04/25/13 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Coasts to Victory Behind "American Idol"
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and "Supernatural" are up double digits from their last originals.

[04/25/13 - 08:07 AM]
Cosabella and Starz Announce Cosabella's Exclusive Collection Inspired by the Starz Original Series, "Magic City"
The collection will leverage the strength of both brands to cross-promote season two and showcase vintage lingerie styles with a modern and functional take from Cosabella.

[04/25/13 - 07:35 AM]
Roger Mooking Returns with Even More Heat in New Season of "Man Fire Food"
The show's second season kicks off Monday, June 3 at 9:30/8:30c on Cooking Channel.

[04/25/13 - 07:15 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Turns in Its 2nd-Best Performance in Its New Slot with Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 15-19.

[04/25/13 - 07:02 AM]
IFC Kicks Off All New "BuzzFeed Block" on May 4
The first IFC "BuzzFeed Block" will launch with a double feature of the Paul Thomas Anderson film, "Boogie Nights."

[04/25/13 - 07:01 AM]
"Mayweather," a Revealing One-Hour Documentary Narrated by LL Cool J About the Life of Undefeated World Boxing Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather to Air on CBS, Saturday, April 27
The special airs one week before the boxing event of the year, as Showtime PPV presents "May Day: Mayweather vs. Guerrero" on Saturday, May 4.

[04/24/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 24
Updates include: Nat Faxon to star in Andrew Gurland's FX comedy pilot; Guillermo del Toro brings "Monster" to HBO; and Grant Show to guest on TV Land's "The Exes."

[04/24/13 - 05:55 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Edges Competition with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Robot Combat League," Comedy Central's "The Jeselnik Offensive" and ESPN's "30 for 30."

[04/24/13 - 03:09 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates as #1 Cable Network for Men on Tuesday with "Deadliest Catch" and Premiere of "Backyard Oil"
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 23.

[04/24/13 - 02:24 PM]
The CW May 2013 Sweeps Highlights
The netlet details its programming for the upcoming sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/24/13 - 02:20 PM]
NickMom Launches "Take Me to Your Mother," New Docu-Comedy Series Starring Comic Andrea Rosen, Premiering Monday, May 6, at 10PM (ET/PT)
The series, formerly known as "My 63 Moms," will launch with five new episodes airing Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 10.

[04/24/13 - 01:17 PM]
Michael Phelps Tests His Game and Faces Surprise "Gold Medal Showdown" on Season Finale of Golf Channel's "The Haney Project," Monday, April 29
Bruce Jenner, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Eruzione and Seth Westcott will also appear in said finale.

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[10/12/15 - 03:20 PM]
"American Horror Story: Hotel" Premiere Delivers 12.17 Million Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/12/15 - 02:47 PM]
With 14-Day Multi-Platform Viewing, The Premiere Epsiode of "Limitless" Increases to More Than 17.6 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[10/12/15 - 01:48 PM]
Modern-Day Medicine Woman Knows No Boundaries When Caring for the Animals of the Last Frontier on Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet"
The eight-episode series premieres on Saturday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/12/15 - 01:17 PM]
Adrien Brody and Lorraine Bracco to Guest Star on New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Dice"
Brody will guest star in one episode playing himself, while Bracco will guest star in two episodes as Toni, a Vegas overlord who owns series star Andrew Dice Clay's gambling debts.

[10/12/15 - 12:15 PM]
Velocity Says Goodbye to Iconic Automotive Series "Overhaulin'" with Star-Studded Final Episodes
Velocity is celebrating its undeniable legacy with four all-new episodes, two of which feature movie stars Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, and retired U.S. Navy SEAL and "Lone Survivor" co-author Marcus Luttrell.

[10/12/15 - 12:12 PM]
Esquire Network Celebrates Marty McFly's Trip to the Future with a Bingeworthy Marathon of the "Back to the Future" Trilogy on Oct 21, 2015!
Relive all the breathtaking action, groundbreaking comedy and sheer movie-making magic of one of the most brilliantly inventive, wildly entertaining motion picture triumphs in Hollywood history.

[10/12/15 - 11:32 AM]
CBS Launches MySupergirlIs.Com, Encouraging People to Put a Social Spotlight on the Supergirl in Their Own Lives
The site enables those with a strong and inspiring "supergirl" in their lives to celebrate her publicly with a customized #MYSUPERGIRL graphic featuring her name and photo to share on Facebook.

[10/12/15 - 11:15 AM]
Taye Diggs to Guest-Star in a Multi-Episode Arc on New Drama "Rosewood"
Diggs will portray Dr. Mike Boyce, a world-renowned infectious disease doctor based in Miami and the longtime best friend of Dr. Beaumont Rosewood (Morris Chestnut).

[10/12/15 - 11:05 AM]
With Live +7-Day Playback, CBS Widens Its Premiere Week Lead Over Its Nearest Competitor to 2.5 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[10/12/15 - 11:00 AM]
Nigel Lythgoe and Gail Berman Get Their Game on with Pop as "Easiest Game Show Ever" Heads Into Production with 20 Episodes
The series puts a new twist on "True or False?" and gives contestants the opportunity to win up to $100,000 cash per episode.

[10/12/15 - 10:43 AM]
VH1 Hosts Roundtable Discussion Moderated by T.J. Holmes on the Reality of Being Openly Gay in the Hip Hop Community with "LHH: Out in Hip Hop" Premiering Monday, October 19 at 11PM
Moderated by ABC News' T.J. Holmes, the open dialogue will include a studio audience that has been touched by the Miles and Milan story line.

[10/12/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: Standing as Tuesday's Biggest Gainer, ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as the Top Scripted Show in Its Hour
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[10/12/15 - 10:18 AM]
Video: "Outcast" - Comic Con Exclusive Scene (Cinemax)
The series, based on the Robert Kirkman comic book of the same name, premieres in 2016.

[10/12/15 - 10:11 AM]
Top Women of Country to Perform at Country Music's Biggest Night(TM)
All eyes will be focused on Country Music on November 4 to see the leading ladies of the format, including Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Maddie & Tae, and Kacey Musgraves, performing during the three-hour gala.

[10/12/15 - 10:00 AM]
MTV's Iconic Series "Real World" Begins Production Today in Hip Downtown Las Vegas
This season, cast members take over the penthouse suite at the dynamic Gold Spike in the revamped downtown section of Las Vegas.