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[05/01/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 1
Updates include: Lisa Cholodenko to helm HBO's "Olive Kitteridge"; Adult Swim lands off-network run for "Bob's Burgers"; and Meredith Vieira eyes talk show return.

[05/01/13 - 04:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0," NBA Playoffs Top Busy Night of Originals
Plus: numbers for TLC's "The Little Couple," Bravo's "Don't Be Tardy" and Syfy's "Weird or What?"

[05/01/13 - 02:42 PM]
Tom Berenger to Guest Star in Three Episodes of the TNT Hit Drama Series "Major Crimes"
He'll play Captain Sharon Raydor's estranged husband of 25 years, Jackson Raydor.

[05/01/13 - 02:37 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" Is the #1 Tuesday Primetime Program in Cable for Total Viewers, Persons and Men 25-54 on April 30
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 30.

[05/01/13 - 02:06 PM]
"Inside Amy Schumer" Scores Comedy Central's Best Series Premiere of 2013 with Three Million Viewers for the Night
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 30.

[05/01/13 - 01:05 PM]
Nickelodeon Debuts "SpongeBob SquarePants" Hot Wheels(R) Collection
Each 1:64 scale vehicle features either SpongeBob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Plankton or Squidward graphics, specially designed in their likeness.

[05/01/13 - 12:48 PM]
Investigation Discovery Profiles the Most Infamous Mob Boss in America in "Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster"
The latest ID Films presentation premieres Monday, June 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/01/13 - 12:33 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Receives 50 Nominations for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy(R) Awards
"General Hospital" was honored with 19 nominations, including a nod for Outstanding Drama Series.

[05/01/13 - 12:17 PM]
CBS Sweeps Nominations for "The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards"
"The Young and the Restless" received 23 nominations, more than any other show.

[05/01/13 - 12:13 PM]
HBO Renews "Veep" for Third Season
The Julia Louis-Dreyfus-led comedy will return in 2014 with 10 new episodes.

[05/01/13 - 12:01 PM]
Unscripted TV Producer Nick Rigg and Leftfield Entertainment Join Forces in New Joint Venture "Loud TV"
The full-service entertainment and production company will create a broad range of unscripted television and digital content, including branded entertainment.

[05/01/13 - 11:58 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched April Ever, 11% Increase in Viewership Year Over Year
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[05/01/13 - 11:44 AM]
Video: The Future Is Near! Get Ready for the Final Season Premiere of "Futurama" with the "50 Day Countdown"
Every day for 50 days the network will release a new piece of exclusive content from the show.

[05/01/13 - 11:09 AM]
Bravo Media Sweetens the Weekends When "The Kandi Factory" Moves to Sunday Nights at 10PM ET/PT Beginning May 5
Plus: "Don't Be Tardy..." moves to Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c and "Chef Roblé & Co" to now return Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/01/13 - 10:47 AM]
"Grimm" Matches the Show's Highest Rating Since Its Series Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 30.

[05/01/13 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents All-New Original Specials Monday Nights This Summer, June 10 Through Aug. 12
Liz Garbus, Lucy Walker, Kate Davis and Dawn Porter are among the featured auspices.

[05/01/13 - 09:54 AM]
ABC Family Premieres New Comedy Wednesdays with Season Three of "Melissa and Joey," Season Two of "Baby Daddy" and the Premiere of "Dancing Fools," Wednesday, May 29, Starting at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Said premieres will follow an all-day marathon of "Melissa and Joey" from 12:00-8:00 PM ET/PT.

[05/01/13 - 09:53 AM]
Diane Sawyer to Speak with Malala Yousafzai in Her First Television Interview
Sawyer's exclusive interview will air this October on all ABC News broadcasts and platforms.

[05/01/13 - 09:09 AM]
John Oliver to Begin Summer Run as Guest Host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Monday, June 10 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Seth Rogen, Armando Iannucci, Mavis Staples, Fareed Zakaria are on tap for Oliver's debut week while Stewart will return on Tuesday, September 3.

[05/01/13 - 09:07 AM]
Animal Planet's Monster Week Slithers Back to the Small Screen May 20-27 with 24 Premiere Hours of All-New Specials
Highlights include the follow-up special "Mermaids: The New Evidence" on Sunday, May 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/01/13 - 09:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Speaks with First Openly Gay NBA Player Jason Collins, His Twin Brother Jarron and Their Parents in First Interview Together
The interview will be featured on "Oprah's Next Chapter" airing this Sunday, May 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/01/13 - 08:48 AM]
Collector Car Archeologist Wayne Carini Returns to Velocity with a Brand New Season of "Chasing Classic Cars"
Look for season six to kick off on Tuesday, May 7 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[05/01/13 - 08:38 AM]
Diane Sawyer's Amanda Knox Exclusive Earns 12-Week Time Period Highs for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 30.

[05/01/13 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Grimm" Put NBC on Top
The recently-renewed drama posts a season high behind the competition series.

[05/01/13 - 08:17 AM]
17 Daytime Emmy(R) Award Honors for Hub Network, Most Ever After Only 2-1/2 Years on Air
"The Aquabats! Super Show!," "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" and "Dan Vs." are among the honored series.

[05/01/13 - 08:03 AM]
History's Competition Series, "Top Shot," Returns with a Season 5 on May 29
Colby Donaldson returns as host of the series, which will feature elite sharp-shooters from previous seasons.

[05/01/13 - 07:36 AM]
Sundance Channel Greenlights Critically-Acclaimed Original Scripted Drama "Rectify" for a Second Season
The original scripted series will return for 10 new episodes slated to air in 2014.

[05/01/13 - 07:31 AM]
For the First Time Ever, a Polygamist Community Opens Its Doors to NGC in "Polygamy, USA," Premiering May 7, 9 PM
The series focuses on three different polygamous families and one of the community's single young men.

[05/01/13 - 06:00 AM]
"Dear Dumb Diary," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Starring Emily Alyn Lind and Mary-Charles Jones, Begins Production in Salt Lake City
Sterling Griffith and David Mazouz also star in the latest from "Walmart and P&G Present Walden Family Theater."

[04/30/13 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 30
Updates include: Chris Hardwick to host Comedy Central late-night entry; TNT extends "Major Crimes," "Perception"; and CMT orders "Win, Lose or Pawn" strip.

[04/30/13 - 06:11 PM]
Lori Loughlin Begins Production on "Garage Sale Mystery," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere
The film - airing Saturday, August 24 - also stars Andrew Dunbar, Rick Ravanello and Cameron Bancroft.

[04/30/13 - 05:04 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA, TNT Top Charts with "WWE Raw," NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Big C," Bravo's "The Queen of Versailles" and ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

[04/30/13 - 04:59 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Game of Thrones" on HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Lifeclass," Discovery's "Naked Castaway" and E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

[04/30/13 - 04:54 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Marvin Marvin" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Insane Bathrooms," OWN's "Life with La Toya" and Lifetime's "A Sister's Revenge."

[04/30/13 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Family Announces "Pretty Little Liars" Star Tyler Blackburn Will Headline Spin-Off Series "Ravenswood"
Blackburn's character, Caleb Rivers, will travel to Ravenswood during the annual "Pretty Little Liars" special Halloween episode.

[04/30/13 - 02:38 PM]
Regular-Season NHL Viewership on NBC Sports Network Is Best on Cable in Nearly Two Decades
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date this season.

[04/30/13 - 02:34 PM]
Hub Network Has 16 Consecutive Months of Gains
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 12:37 PM]
Animal Planet Earns Its Best-Ever April
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/30/13 - 12:31 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Kids 2-11, 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28 and the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Wins Week in Key Demos - "The Following" Delivers Highest Ratings in Five Weeks
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 11:52 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-49 in Primetime for the Month of April
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28 and the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 11:46 AM]
Showtime 2013 Summer/Fall Programming Overview
It all begins with the return of "Dexter" and the premiere of "Ray Donovan" on Sunday, June 30.

[04/30/13 - 11:39 AM]
A&E Is Cable's #1 Network in April
A&E spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 11:31 AM]
TNT Taps Third Season of Hit Drama Series "Dallas"
The network has ordered 15 episodes for the third season, which is slated to launch in early 2014.

[04/30/13 - 11:22 AM]
Bravo Media's "Dukes of Melrose" Airs a Last Television Appearnce of the Late Hollywood Legend Phyllis Diller on Wednesday, May 1
Look for back-to-back episodes this Wednesday, May 1 and next Wednesday, May 8.

[04/30/13 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Is Week's Most-Watched Basic Cable Net with Kids and Total Viewers, Posts Year Over Year Gains for 14 Consecutive Weeks
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 11:00 AM]
"MasterChef" Cooks Up Two-Hour Season Premiere Event Wednesday, May 22, on FOX
This season will feature contestants representing 26 states from all walks of life.

[04/30/13 - 10:58 AM]
CBS Streaks to Ninth Consecutive Weekly Viewer Win and Seventh Straight in Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 10:48 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Kandi Factory" Rings in a Season High with Over 1.1 Million Total Viewers During Its New Timeslot on Sunday Nights
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, April 28.

[04/30/13 - 10:33 AM]
Monday's "The Voice" Ranks #1 in 18-49 for the Week of April 22-28 Among Primetime Series on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.







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[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
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[05/21/15 - 03:27 PM]
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[05/21/15 - 02:26 PM]
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[05/21/15 - 02:09 PM]
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[05/21/15 - 01:40 PM]
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[05/21/15 - 01:01 PM]
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[05/21/15 - 11:21 AM]
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[05/21/15 - 11:04 AM]
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[05/21/15 - 10:58 AM]
The Final Broadcast of the "Late Show with David Letterman" Delivers 13.76 Million Viewers - Its Largest Audience Since 1994
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 10:12 AM]
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The network ordered eight hour-long episodes and a one-hour special with the family answering behind-the-scenes questions, slated to premiere in September 2015.

[05/21/15 - 09:14 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Renew Five Series
The former's "Island Life" and "Island Hunters" and the latter's "Texas Flip and Move," "Garage Gold" and "Building Alaska" are all due back.

[05/21/15 - 09:02 AM]
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[05/21/15 - 08:57 AM]
"Mysteries of Laura" Captures Its Top Results Since February 25
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:31 AM]
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[05/21/15 - 08:24 AM]
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