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[05/21/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 21
Updates include: Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel board FX's "The Strain"; Rumer Willis to guest on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars"; and "Grimm" co-creators re-up with Universal Television.

[05/21/13 - 02:54 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Claims Top Spots for USA
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Newlyweds: The First Year," ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and Syfy's "Warehouse 13."

[05/21/13 - 01:51 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones," "North America" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Family Tree," Showtime's "The Borgias" and E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?."

[05/21/13 - 01:46 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Game 6 of Knicks/Pacers Puts ESPN on Top
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Zombie Preppers," HBO's "The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony" and OWN's "Life with La Toya."

[05/21/13 - 01:44 PM]
Live Twitter Event with Cast Members of "Rookie Blue" During the Fourth-Season Premiere of the Series, Thursday, May 23
Missy Peregrym, Enuka Okuma, Peter Mooney, Priscilla Faia, Rachael Ancheril and Matt Gordon are among those participating.

[05/21/13 - 01:24 PM]
NBC to Air "Devastation in Oklahoma" Special Tonight in Place of "Voice" Recap
The one-hour special is set for 8:00/7:00c, leading into "The Voice" results show at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/21/13 - 01:21 PM]
"North America" Dominates Sunday Cable in Total Viewers and Persons 25-54 with 3.4 Million Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[05/21/13 - 12:56 PM]
Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club" Season 11 Returns to Miami Airing Tuesdays This Summer
Miami was previously home to season five, and the seven newest cast members are ready to live up to their predecessors' wild antics.

[05/21/13 - 12:19 PM]
A&E's Ground-Breaking Crime and Justice Series Return Thursday, May 30
"Beyond Scared Straight" kicks off its fourth season at 10:00/9:00c immediately following the return of new episodes of "The First 48."

[05/21/13 - 12:01 PM]
Blake Shelton, Sheryl Crow to Perform Live Next Week on NBC's "The Voice"
Shelton will perform "Boys 'Round Here" on the May 27 edition of the show, while Crow will sing "Easy" on May 28.

[05/21/13 - 11:54 AM]
Nine New Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2013-14 Season
ABC Studios had the most drama orders of any studio.

[05/21/13 - 11:48 AM]
Smithsonian Channel to Commemorate Life of Music Innovator Ray Manzarek with Encore Presentations of "The Doors: Mr. Mojo Risin' - The Story of L.A. Woman"
The one-hour documentary is an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the making of what would be the iconic rock band's final album together.

[05/21/13 - 11:15 AM]
NBC Delivers Its Most Competitive TV Season and May Sweep in Nine Years
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/13 - 11:11 AM]
"48 Hours Special: The War in Chicago" Is First on Saturday at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 18.

[05/21/13 - 11:05 AM]
Microsoft Unveils Xbox One: The Ultimate All-in-One Home Entertainment System
Plus: Steven Spielberg will executive-produce an original "Halo" live-action television series with exclusive interactive Xbox One content.

[05/21/13 - 11:01 AM]
CMT Greenlights 11 Additional Episodes of Hit Series "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" to Begin Airing in August
The full first season order will now total 22 episodes; production on the back 11 will begin immediately, and will air in August.

[05/21/13 - 10:55 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Target Kids for 4th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 13-19.

[05/21/13 - 10:51 AM]
MTV Set to Debut Expanded 16-Episode Second Season of "Catfish: The TV Show" on Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Leading up to the season premiere MTV will air "Hooked on Catfish: The Road to Season Two" on Monday, June 17 at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/21/13 - 10:21 AM]
ABC Wins the Season's Final Complete Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 13-19.

[05/21/13 - 10:06 AM]
The World's Most Popular Super Heroes Assemble in "Marvel's Avengers Assemble," Premiering Sunday, July 7 on Marvel Universe on Disney XD
As previously announced, look for a special one-hour preview this Sunday, May 26.

[05/21/13 - 10:04 AM]
TNT Extends Its Winning Streak to Three Consecutive Weeks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 13-19.

[05/21/13 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Sweeps the 2012-2013 Season in All Key Ratings Categories
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/13 - 10:01 AM]
Giuliana Rancic (E! News) and Nick Jonas (Jonas Brothers) to Host the 2013 Miss USA(R) Competition Live on Sunday, June 16 on NBC
Fans are now able to vote their favorite contestant into the semifinals at the Miss USA(R) Competition.

[05/21/13 - 09:58 AM]
Nearly 10 Million Watch Preakness Stakes on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 18.

[05/21/13 - 09:53 AM]
Netflix to Premiere Ricky Gervais' Original Series "Derek" Thursday, September 12, 2013
The series centers around Derek Noakes (Gervais), a tender, innocent man whose love for his job at a retirement home shines through.

[05/21/13 - 09:53 AM]
GSN Announces Sneak Peek of New Original Series "Minute to Win It" on May 23rd at 10:00 PM ET
The series will then roll out Tuesday, June 25 at 8:00/7:00c with new episodes airing back-to-back each week.

[05/21/13 - 09:27 AM]
FOX Wins Season Among Adults 18-34 and Teens; and Ranks #2 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/13 - 09:19 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Tops "Ellen" and Matches a 9-Week High
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 6-10.

[05/21/13 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Wins Its Time Period in Every Key Demographic - Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 20.

[05/21/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Jumps to Best-Since-Premiere Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 20.

[05/21/13 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Its Demo Reign for NBC
Plus: FOX's "The Goodwin Games" and ABC's "Motive" open to modest results.

[05/21/13 - 08:17 AM]
GMC TV Opens Its Home to a New Original World Premiere Reality Series "Bulloch Family Ranch"
The series makes its world television premiere on UP, Friday, July 19, following the season finale episode of "Family Addition with Leigh Anne Tuohy."

[05/21/13 - 08:06 AM]
Additional Performers Light Up the Stage at the "2013 CMT Music Awards"
Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Florida Georgia Line, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum will perform during this year's live show.

[05/21/13 - 08:04 AM]
"Katie" Is the #1 New Syndie Talker in Homes on Each Week Since Its Debut
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 6-10.

[05/21/13 - 08:02 AM]
"Manhunt - Boston Bombers" with Miles O'Brien Premieres Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 9PM/8c on PBS
And in a special collaboration, O'Brien is also reporting a special broadcast that same evening prior for "PBS NewsHour."

[05/21/13 - 08:00 AM]
TV One Announces the Highly Anticipated Return of Original Comedy Series "Love That Girl!"
New to the series, is seasoned sitcom star Reagan Gomez as Del Jones Realty's newest employee and Delroy's niece, Jasmine Russell.

[05/21/13 - 07:38 AM]
Nickelodeon Releases "Behind-the-Scenes" Featurette of New Animated Series "Sanjay and Craig," Exclusively on iTunes
Available exclusively on iTunes free of charge, "The Rad Awesomeness of Sanjay and Craig" gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the series before its premiere.

[05/21/13 - 07:15 AM]
Bounce TV Unveils Its First Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include "My Crazy Roommate," an original scripted sitcom about two young African American women, from vastly different backgrounds, that are forced together as roommates.

[05/21/13 - 06:44 AM]
All-New Seasons of "Xtreme Waterparks" and "Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination" Premiere Sunday, June 9 Beginning at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
The former will offer up nine half-hour episodes plus a one-hour special while the latter has seven half-hour episodes on tap.

[05/21/13 - 06:30 AM]
Bravo Media Launches Fourth Annual "Summer by Bravo" Brand Campaign Starring Over 30 Bravolebrities... and One Monkey
Upcoming premieres include "Top Chef Masters" season five and "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles season six.

[05/21/13 - 06:20 AM]
ABC Memorial Day Tradition Continues with 49th Indianapolis 500 Telecast
ESPN's production of the Indianapolis 500 on ABC will utilize 84 cameras to televise the premier event of the IZOD IndyCar Series.

[05/21/13 - 05:26 AM]
VH1 Serves Up "The Gossip Table" Weekday Mornings in June
Five of the top working gossip columnists in the business will break celebrity news and give their immediate takes in a panel-like discussion each weekday morning in June.

[05/20/13 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 20
Updates include: Mia Maestro joins "The Strain" at FX; John Barrowman to host ABC's "Sing Your Face Off"; and Ang Lee exits FX's "Tyrant."

[05/20/13 - 06:00 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Artist Kelly Rowland and Global Pop Sensation Paulina Rubio Join Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell on "The X Factor"
"It's taken more than a decade, but I'm delighted to finally be on a panel with three girls," Cowell said.

[05/20/13 - 04:36 PM]
ABC Confirms "666 Park Avenue" Return on Saturday, June 22
The show's remaining episodes will air at 9:00/8:00c following fellow short-lived drama "Zero Hour," which returns the week prior.

[05/20/13 - 04:04 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Guns," "WWE Smackdown" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons," Animal Planet's "Swamp'd!" and VH1's "Best Week Ever."

[05/20/13 - 03:05 PM]
CBS Pulls Tonight's "Mike & Molly" Due to Tornado Storyline
The episode featured a related storyline to the tragic events this afternoon in Oklahoma.

[05/20/13 - 01:37 PM]
Investigation Discovery Asks "Where Are They Now?" in Update Edition Week, with Episodes Airing Nightly at 8 PM Beginning May 27
In-house crime expert Pat LaLama will provide updates to cases that have already been profiled on ID.

[05/20/13 - 01:17 PM]
Discovery Channel's May 19 Premiere of "North America" Grabs 3.4 Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[05/20/13 - 12:58 PM]
Orange County Choppers and Paul Senior Are Back at It with a Brand New Series on CMT
The new eight-episode series is produced by Pilgrim Studios and will premiere on CMT later this year.







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[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
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[07/25/16 - 12:53 PM]
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[07/25/16 - 11:00 AM]
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[07/25/16 - 10:44 AM]
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[07/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/25/16 - 09:52 AM]
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[07/25/16 - 09:05 AM]
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