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[05/13/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 13
Updates include: HBO's "Criminal Justice" set as seven-part limited series; Britne Oldford joins ABC Family's "Ravenswood"; and CBS puts the brakes on additional pickups.

[05/13/13 - 05:45 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "WWE Smackdown" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons" and Showtime's "Bob Saget: That's What I'm Talkin' About."

[05/13/13 - 05:02 PM]
FOX 2013-2014 Primetime Series Programming Guide
New additions include "Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey," "Short-Com Comedy Hour" and event series "Billy the Kid."

[05/13/13 - 02:31 PM]
Video: FOX's 2013-14 Season Upfront Trailers
Get your first look at the network's new series coming this fall and beyond.

[05/13/13 - 01:21 PM]
BBC America's Captivating Science Series "Bang Goes The Theory" Explodes with Spectacular Experiments and Crazy Innovations
The series returns with three back-to-back episodes Tuesday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/13 - 01:14 PM]
MTV's "Girl Code" Doubles Up with Two All-New Episodes Airing on Tuesdays Beginning Tomorrow Night at 9:30 P.M. ET/PT and 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for four original episodes back-to-back on Sunday, May 19 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/13 - 12:14 PM]
National Geographic Channel Honors Our Armed Forces With In-Depth, 3-Hour Special "Inside World War II"
"Inside World War II" combines archival footage with more than 50 testimonies from American, British, German and Soviet servicemen.

[05/13/13 - 12:13 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Leads Week 31 Live+7 Day DVR Lift in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[05/13/13 - 11:24 AM]
"Defiance's" Groundbreaking Transmedia Innovation Continues as a Character from Syfy's Hit Series Crosses Over Into the Game
The dangerous Irathient Rynn character will enter the game world.

[05/13/13 - 11:18 AM]
TLC Serves Up a Double Dose of Buddy Valastro
Look for season six of "Cake Boss" to premiere on Monday, May 27 alongside the new pilot "Bakery Boss" (formerly "Bakery Go Time").

[05/13/13 - 11:00 AM]
TNT Announces Nine Competitors Ready to be Pushed to the Limits By Dwayne Johnson in TNT's Upcoming New Series "The Hero"
As previously announced, the series will air Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning June 6.

[05/13/13 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Changes Title of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" to "Extreme Weight Loss"
As previously announced, the show's third season kicks off Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/13/13 - 10:40 AM]
Desiree Begins Her Search for That One Special Man When "The Bachelorette" Premieres, Monday, May 27, on ABC
The Alphabet details Desiree's 25 suitors for the franchise's latest installment.

[05/13/13 - 10:07 AM]
Greenblatt Sets Premieres for Next Two "Voice" Cycles, "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" & More!
Plus: "Million Second Quiz" to debut on Monday, September 9 and its Carrie Underwood-led "The Sound of Music" to air Thursday, December 5.

[05/13/13 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Picks Up North American Rights to James Toback's Feature Documentary "Seduced and Abandoned"
Guided by Alec Baldwin and James Toback, the film is "a cinematic exploration of several interconnected subjects: The Cannes Film Festival and cinema art, money, glamor and death."

[05/13/13 - 09:16 AM]
"Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites" Finale Leads CBS to Sunday Win
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 12.

[05/13/13 - 09:03 AM]
Nickelodeon's Dynamic Duo, Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande, Stars in Brand-New Spin-Off, "Sam & Cat," Premiering Saturday, June 8, at 8PM (ET/PT)
The series is created by award-winning executive producer Dan Schneider.

[05/13/13 - 08:58 AM]
Psych Week Returns to Discovery Fit & Health - Weeklong Programming Block Kicks-off Memorial Day
Said stunt kicks off on Monday, May 27 at 9:00/8:00c with "Born Schizophrenic."

[05/13/13 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor: Caramoan" Finale Puts CBS on Top
The latest installment of the reality franchise however wraps down 7% from last year's finale.

[05/13/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Equals Its Best Regular Sunday Since Mid-January in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 12.

[05/13/13 - 08:30 AM]
Video: NBC Fall Upfront Trailers
Get your first look at "The Blacklist," "Dracula," "Ironside," "The Michael J. Fox Show," "Sean Saves the World" and "Welcome to the Family.

[05/13/13 - 08:24 AM]
ESPN Extends Andy Katz Contract
The multi-year agreement will see Katz to a more than 20-year career at ESPN.

[05/13/13 - 07:58 AM]
NBA TV to Televise 2013 NBA Social Media Awards presented by SAP June 12 at 8 p.m. ET
Chris Webber will host the show along with contributions and appearances from various players and celebrities.

[05/13/13 - 07:48 AM]
Oxygen Greenlights Authentic New Docu-Series "Pastors of L.A." Set to Premiere Fall 2013
The series will give viewers a candid and revealing look at six boldly different and world renowned mega-pastors in Southern California.

[05/13/13 - 07:22 AM]
Cooking Channel's Alie Ward & Georgia Hardstark Redefine Road Trips in New Cooking Channel Series "Tripping Out with Alie & Georgia"
The newcomer launches Friday, June 21 at 9:30/8:30c on the network.

[05/13/13 - 07:12 AM]
TV One Announces New Docu-Series "Fatal Attraction" to Premiere Monday, June 3, 2013 at 9:00 PM ET
Narrated by Lynn Whitfield, the series "explores the devastating consequences when all-consuming romantic passion erupts."

[05/13/13 - 07:11 AM]
Reilly on "24's" Return, "Glee's" Season Split & More
Plus: the FOX executive on "Gang Related," "American Idol" and "New Girl's" post-Super Bowl berth.

[05/13/13 - 06:57 AM]
New Action-Packed Event Series "24: Live Another Day" to Restart Iconic Clock in Summer 2014 on FOX
Star Kiefer Sutherland and showrunner Howard Gordon will reunite for 12 episodes representing 24 hours.

[05/13/13 - 06:09 AM]
"Sofia the First," Cable TV's #1 Series Among Kids 2-5, Expands to Daily Telecast and Kicks Off Disney Junior's "Pirate and Princess Summer" Multi-Platform Programming Event Beginning Monday, June 10
All summer long, new episodes of "Sofia the First" and hit series "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" will alternate with Friday premieres.

[05/13/13 - 06:00 AM]
The Recording Academy(R) and CBS Announce Dates for the Grammy Awards(R) in 2014 and 2015
Said dates are set for January 26, 2014 and February 8, 2015, respectively.

[05/13/13 - 05:00 AM]
FOX Announces Primetime Slate for 2013-2014 Season
It's here: the network details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[05/13/13 - 04:02 AM]
Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Pistol Annies and Taylor Swift Set to Perform at the "2013 CMT Music Awards"
Hosted by Jason Aldean and Kristen Bell, country music's first fan-voted awards show will broadcast from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 5.

[05/12/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Sunday, May 12 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Alex Kapp Horner departs FOX's "Surviving Jack"; CBS passes on a slew of pilots; and Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone board FX's "American Horror Story: Coven."

[05/12/13 - 08:47 PM]
Video: "Arrested Development" Season 4 Trailer - Netflix
All 15 episodes will be available for streaming to subscribers beginning Sunday, May 26.

[05/12/13 - 06:00 PM]
Video: New 30-Second Teaser for "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"
Check out the second spot for the upcoming drama, due on ABC next season.

[05/12/13 - 03:49 PM]
NBC Renews "Celebrity Apprentice," Mulling Three Other Fates
"Fashion Star," "Hannibal" and "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" are still being considered for next season.

[05/12/13 - 03:08 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group to Launch Special Open Access Preview of New Authenticated "WATCH ABC" Live Streaming Service in New York City and Philadelphia
The new WATCH ABC service provides viewers for the first time ever with live access to their favorite ABC shows and local market programming.

[05/12/13 - 03:05 PM]
Development Update: Sunday, May 12 - CBS Adds "Friends With Better Lives," "Reckless" to Roster
They'll join fellow newcomers "The Crazy Ones," "Hostages," "Intelligence," "The Millers," "Mom" and "We Are Men."

[05/12/13 - 02:30 PM]
Video: "The Blacklist" Official Trailer
Additional NBC trailers will be available Monday, May 13 at 11 a.m. ET.

[05/12/13 - 02:15 PM]
NBC Reveals Its 2013-14 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include comedy "The Michael J. Fox Show" on Thursday nights and drama "The Blacklist" on Mondays after "The Voice."

[05/12/13 - 11:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Tops Demos, NASCAR Wins Viewers
Game 3 of the NBA Conference Semifinals (New York at Indiana) leads the adults 18-49 charge for ABC.

[05/12/13 - 11:23 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers the Top Rating of the Night Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 11.

[05/12/13 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Names Seth Meyers as Host of "Late Night" When Jimmy Fallon Takes Over "The Tonight Show" in 2014
Lorne Michaels will executive produce "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and Michael Shoemaker will remain with the franchise as producer.

[05/12/13 - 08:58 AM]
Video: First Look at "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"
ABC releases a seven-second tease of the upcoming series.

[05/11/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11
Updates include: ABC's "The Neighbors" officially set to return for second season; CBS passes on "The Advocates"; and Lindsay Sloane exits NBC's "Sean Saves the World."

[05/11/13 - 09:03 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 Shows as "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 10.

[05/11/13 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Viewers, ABC Tops Demos
"Blue Bloods" and "Shark Tank" top said categories for their respective networks.

[05/11/13 - 08:58 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Scored Its Second-Highest Adult 18-49 Rating in Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 10.

[05/10/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Parker Posey exits NBC's "The Family Guide"; Nicole Gale Anderson joins ABC Family's "Ravenswood"; plus the prognosis on a few more broadcast pilots.

[05/10/13 - 09:00 PM]
Winner of NBC's "Fashion Star" Named on Tonight's Season Finale
The Peacock details the winner of the show's sophomore run.







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[07/31/15 - 11:19 AM]
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[07/31/15 - 11:18 AM]
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