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[05/09/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 9
Plus: audition cities and dates for "American Idol" season 13 are set.

[05/09/13 - 07:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - Networks Pass on Five More Pilots
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland in talks for "24" limited series; Ken Sanzel to potentially run NBC's "Ironside"; and two new series regulars set on Showtime's "Homeland."

[05/09/13 - 05:23 PM]
CBS Renews "Criminal Minds" for the 2013-2014 Broadcast Season
The Eye formally announces the series will return for a ninth season.

[05/09/13 - 04:21 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Psych" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Model Employee," Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing: New York" and History's "Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy."

[05/09/13 - 03:34 PM]
The CW Renews "The Carrie Diaries," "Nikita"
Said pickups bring the netlet's returning class to seven dramas.

[05/09/13 - 03:13 PM]
FOX Cancels "Touch" After Two Seasons
The struggling drama will wrap its run this Friday at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/09/13 - 02:47 PM]
NBC Nixes "Up All Night," "Guys with Kids"
The news comes on the heels of "1600 Penn" and "Whitney" getting the axe.

[05/09/13 - 02:46 PM]
CBS Renews "Criminal Minds" for Ninth Season
As expected, the veteran drama will be back for the 2013-14 season.

[05/09/13 - 02:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - The CW Picks Up Four Dramas
The netlet's latest additions include "The 100," "Oxygen," "Reign" and "The Tomorrow People."

[05/09/13 - 02:22 PM]
E! News Exclusive: Randy Jackson: I'm Leaving "American Idol"
"To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on 'American Idol' I have decided it is time to leave after this season," he says.

[05/09/13 - 02:02 PM]
NBC Cancels "1600 Penn," "Whitney"
Both comedies didn't make the cut for next season.

[05/09/13 - 01:12 PM]
NBC Makes First Comedy Renewal with "Parks and Recreation"
The Peacock's veteran comedy is its first half-hour due back next season.

[05/09/13 - 01:10 PM]
Final 12 Artists Ready to Continue Incredible Journey as "The Voice" Narrows Field in Pursuit of a Champion
Each of the coaches - Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher - will have three artists on their respective teams.

[05/09/13 - 12:31 PM]
Electro-Pop Duo 3OH!3 Tapped as Guest Music Supervisors on MTV's "The Real World: Portland" May 15 Episode
In addition to 3OH!3's hit single, "Back To Life," the May 15 episode of "The Real World: Portland" will feature music from up and coming artists.

[05/09/13 - 12:28 PM]
TNT Books Second Season of Gripping Docudrama "Boston's Finest"
As part of the TNT renewal, sister network CNN plans to encore the series.

[05/09/13 - 12:00 PM]
ESPN Adds 15 Mountain West Conference College Football Telecasts for 2013
Overall, ESPN networks will carry 22 Mountain West home games this season as part of a new multi-year agreement with the conference.

[05/09/13 - 11:50 AM]
Animal Planet's Ultimate Fishing Roadtrip Series "Off the Hook: Extreme Catches" Sets Sail for a New Season
Professional wrestler Showtime Eric Young returns to the ring on Sunday, June 16 at 8:00/7:00c with 18 new half-hour episodes.

[05/09/13 - 11:49 AM]
New ABC.com Reality Web Series "Meet the Powell Pack" Follows Fitness Guru Chris Powell and His Family as They Endeavor to Change Lives
The first webisode is live now, with new installments premiering every Monday for the next five weeks.

[05/09/13 - 11:07 AM]
Jay Leno Delivers Dominant Wins Over "Late Show" and "Kimmel" for the Week of April 29-May 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 29-May 3.

[05/09/13 - 10:54 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - NBC Makes Five Series Pick Ups
On tap from the Peacock: dramas "Believe" and "Crisis" plus comedies "About a Boy," "The Family Guide" and "Sean Saves the World."

[05/09/13 - 10:52 AM]
Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend, "The Chew" Goes Primetime with All Things Barbecue in "Ultimate BBQ Cookout Countdown," Airing Saturday May 25 on ABC
Co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz will rove the country for the most unforgettable barbecues and cookouts.

[05/09/13 - 10:51 AM]
Spike TV Orders Another Round of Episodes of "Bar Rescue"
The network has greenlit 20 more episodes of the popular original series for the fall.

[05/09/13 - 10:34 AM]
VH1 Kicks Off the Summer with a Hot New Scripted Show Followed by the Return of Several Fan Favorites
"Tough Love: CoEd," "VH1 Couples Therapy," "Hollywood Exes," and "Stevie TV" are due back alongside newcomer "Hit the Floor."

[05/09/13 - 10:24 AM]
TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras" Returns on June 5 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season includes 13 all-new episodes that "continue to give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the lifestyles of these young competitors and their feisty families."

[05/09/13 - 10:16 AM]
ABC Wins the First Full Week of the May Sweep in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 29-May 3.

[05/09/13 - 10:03 AM]
Morgan Freeman Returns to Science Channel for an All New Season of Television's Most Mind-Blowing Series - "Through the Wormhole"
The series is back with nine new episodes beginning Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/09/13 - 09:42 AM]
"Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites" Ties "American Idol" in Adults 18-49 in Common Hour for the First Time Ever
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 8.

[05/09/13 - 09:23 AM]
Madonna's MDNA Concert - 2012's Biggest and Most Successful Tour - to Premiere on EPIX
Look for the EPIX Original Concert Event on Saturday, June 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/09/13 - 09:16 AM]
T-Minus 100 Days & Counting to Launch of FOX Sports 1
Don Bell, Molly McGrath and Julie Stewart-Binks are the latest additions to the channel, which launches August 17.

[05/09/13 - 08:52 AM]
Special Telecast of "The Voice" Wins the Hour Over FOX's "American Idol" in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 8.

[05/09/13 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesday's #1 TV Show, Outdelivering "The Voice" and "Idol" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 8.

[05/09/13 - 08:35 AM]
New Season of "Super Soul Sunday" Kicks Off on Mother's Day May 12 with Oprah Winfrey and Her Mentor. Dr Maya Angelou
Upcoming guests include Dr. Brian Weiss, Karen Armstrong, Phil Jackson and India.Arie.

[05/09/13 - 08:35 AM]
Ovation Announces Largest-Ever Increase in Original Programming with Nine New Original Series
Some 236 hours of original programming will be produced in 2013, compared to 46 hours of original programming in 2012.

[05/09/13 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops "American Idol" in 18-49
FOX however tops the night in adults 18-49 while NBC takes home the bronze.

[05/09/13 - 08:15 AM]
BBC America Schedule Update: "Being Human" Season Five Will Now Premiere on Saturday, July 13
The show's final season was previously slated to launch on Saturday, June 8.

[05/09/13 - 08:11 AM]
2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Debuting May 18, Brings a Celebratory Night of Music to HBO
The HBO special features long-awaited performances, commemorative tributes and moving speeches from both presenters and inductees.

[05/09/13 - 08:02 AM]
History's "Mountain Men" - New Season Premieres Sunday, June 9 at 9pm ET
The series follows "the real-life challenges of living off the land, far from civilization, where it takes survival skills and sheer cunning just to stay fed, clothed... and alive."

[05/09/13 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix and Disney/ABC Television Group Announce New Multi-Year Licensing Agreement for Five Popular Disney Junior and Disney XD Shows
New additions include "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Tron: Uprising."

[05/09/13 - 07:59 AM]
VH1 and Palladia to Simulcast the 2013 Philly 4th of July Jam - VH1.Com to Stream Live
Hometown favorites The Roots, serve as the house band with this year's lineup, including: John Mayer, Jill Scott, Demi Lovato, Ne-Yo, Grace Potter and J. Cole.

[05/09/13 - 07:53 AM]
Spike TV Turns Disaster Pieces Into Masterpieces with a Brand New Season of "Tattoo Nightmares"
Look for season two to roll out on Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[05/09/13 - 07:09 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off Summer 2013 with Special Memorial Day Weekend Programming
Highlights include all-day marathons of "Defiance" on Saturday, May 25 and "Paranormal Witness" on Sunday, May 26.

[05/09/13 - 07:05 AM]
"Elementary" Crosses the Pond to Film the Second Season Premiere Episode on Location in London
This will mark the first time the series has shot on location outside of New York.

[05/09/13 - 06:03 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Neil Patrick Harris Returns to Host "The 67th Annual Tony(R) Awards," Sunday, June 9
Previously, Harris served as the host of the 63rd, 65th and 66th Annual Tony Awards.

[05/09/13 - 05:55 AM]
Bounce TV to Debut its First Original Non-Scripted Series Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00 P.M. (ET), Walmart Title Sponsor
"Forever Jones Presented by Walmart" will debut Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/09/13 - 05:47 AM]
PBS Announces New Series, "Genealogy Roadshow," Premiering This Fall
The newcomer will air Mondays at 9:00/8:00c beginning September 23.

[05/09/13 - 05:11 AM]
PBS Fall Season Offers an Array of New Series, Specials and Returning Favorites
Highlights include "Foyle's War, Series VII" as well as "The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare's History Plays."

[05/08/13 - 08:03 PM]
Sweden's TV4 Teams Up with Entertainment One, Syskon and FLX to Commission First-Ever English Speaking Comedy Series Executive Produced by Amy Poehler and Greg Poehler Entitled, "Welcome to Sweden"
The series will be shot in both Sweden and New York with production slated to begin filming on Monday, May 13.

[05/08/13 - 07:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Passes on Its Six Remaining Pilots
Dramas "Boomerang," "Delirium" and "The List" didn't make the cut, nor did comedies "The Gabriels," "To My Assistant" and "Two Wrongs."

[05/08/13 - 07:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Comedy Series Pick Ups
"Surviving Jack," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Dads," "Enlisted" and "Us & Them" are all on tap from the network.

[05/08/13 - 06:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Drama Series Pick Ups
The network has ordered "Almost Human," "Gang Related," "Rake" and "Sleepy Hollow" to series.







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[04/27/15 - 02:06 PM]
The Reign of "Thrones" Continues as Premiere Episode Outpaces Previous Season
HBO further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/27/15 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Offers Extended Coverage from Las Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao Superfight
FOX Sports 1 is on hand at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Broadcast Center throughout fight week, providing extended preview coverage for original studio programs.

[04/27/15 - 01:50 PM]
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards on Pop Become the Network's Most-Watched Live Event in Eight Years
POP spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 01:10 PM]
Oxygen Media's "The Prancing Elites Project" Dances Into Viewers' Hearts with Highest-Rated Series Premiere Among All Key Demos Since Network Rebrand
Oxygen further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/27/15 - 12:02 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Sunday Up 33% in Adults 25-54 and Up 38% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 11:30 AM]
Jonathan Stern and Keith Quinn Announce First Slate of Projects for FOX's Multi-Platform Programming
Highlights include "Filthy Sexy Teen$," a half-hour comedy previously set up at Adult Swim.

[04/27/15 - 11:24 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" and "Criminal Minds" Are the Week's Top Two Programs in 7-Day DVR Lift Among Both Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Road Comedy Pilot from Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm Starring Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor
The pilot is an honest comedy exploring the adult female friendship of two creative partners as they embark on a cross-country road trip.

[04/27/15 - 10:55 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Grows for the 2nd Week in a Row to a 6-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 21.

[04/27/15 - 10:44 AM]
The Season Finale of "Scorpion" Posts Monday's Largest Live Plus 3-Day Lift in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.

[04/27/15 - 10:26 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: TV Playback Boosts ABC's Competitive Rankings
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 10:08 AM]
Season Five of the Emmy-Award Winning Showtime(R) Drama "Homeland" to Begin Production in Berlin, Germany This Summer
Season five will pick-up two years after Carrie Mathison's (Claire Danes) ill-fated tenure as Islamabad station chief.

[04/27/15 - 10:05 AM]
New Season of Cinemax Series "Strike Back" to Debut July 31
Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton star in the action series, which follows a stealth counterterrorism unit as it spans the globe to stop potential threats, often behind enemy lines.

[04/27/15 - 10:05 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Scripted Development Slate with Three New Projects
Additionally, Bravo's first half-hour scripted comedy series, "Odd Mom Out," will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Monday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/27/15 - 10:02 AM]
"Subway Series" on ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Delivers Double-Digit Ratings Increase
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.