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[05/22/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 22
Updates include: Billy Crystal's "The Comedians" lands at FX; Logan Marshall-Green to topline Cinemax's "Quarry"; and Emma Roberts to join FX's "American Horror Story: Coven."

[05/22/13 - 05:08 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Draft Lottery, Playoffs Keep ESPN on Top
Plus: numbers for CNBC's "Crowd Rules," VH1's "I'm Married to a..." and Syfy's "Weird or What?"

[05/22/13 - 04:58 PM]
Oxygen Delivers Best Night In Network History Among All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 21.

[05/22/13 - 04:57 PM]
Exclusive: USA to Open "Summer Camp" on Thursday, July 11
The new reality series will air at 8:00/7:00c followed by "Burn Notice" and "Graceland."

[05/22/13 - 02:29 PM]
BBC America Summer Preview - "Copper," "Luther," "Broadchurch," "In the Flesh," "Bang Goes The Theory," "Top Gear," "Being Human," "Dangerman: The Incredible Mr. Goodwin"
Newly announced dates include "Broadchurch" (August 7) and "Luther" (September 3).

[05/22/13 - 02:18 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" Is the #1 Tuesday Primetime Program in Cable for Men 25-54 for Six Consecutive Weeks
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 21.

[05/22/13 - 02:15 PM]
Video: CBS News Reveals Opening Sequence for New Six-Part Documentary Series "Brooklyn DA"
The summer entry will premiere Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/22/13 - 01:17 PM]
Showtime(R) Confirms Guest Stars for Upcoming Third Season of "Homeland"
Joanna Merlin, Nazanin Boniadi, Nazanin Boniadi, Gary Wilmes and Gary Wilmes are among those on tap.

[05/22/13 - 01:17 PM]
Chiller Presents First-Ever Anthology Film - "Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear" Premieres Friday, May 31 at 9 PM
Nick Everhart, Miko Hughes, Miko Hughes, Eric England, Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton are among the directors.

[05/22/13 - 01:11 PM]
David Janollari Signs First-Look Development Deal with NBC Entertainment
Janollari was most recently Head of Programming at MTV and prior to that was President of the WB Network.

[05/22/13 - 01:00 PM]
CBS Orders Single-Camera Comedy "Bad Teacher" for 2013-2014 Season
Based on the hit feature film, Ari Graynor stars as "an always inappropriate, fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife who masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man."

[05/22/13 - 12:34 PM]
CMT to Debut Special Fan Edition Episodes of "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" Beginning Sunday, May 26
The "Dog-a-thon" of specially-created fan edition episodes will air on Sunday, May 26 from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET/PT.

[05/22/13 - 12:27 PM]
"Style Pop" Premieres Live Thursday, June 6 at 8PM ET on Style
Each week, a rotating panel of fashion experts will join hosts Jeannie Mai and Louise Roe to dish on all things buzzworthy.

[05/22/13 - 12:16 PM]
ABC Family Launches User-Generated Campaign You Should Know This About Me to Capture the Authentic Voices of the Millenial Generation
The top two winners will each be awarded a $10,000 cash prize.

[05/22/13 - 12:00 PM]
William Baldwin Joins BBC America's "Copper"
Also joining Baldwin at the end of the season is Lindy Booth.

[05/22/13 - 11:15 AM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Anna Nicole" to Premiere June 29
Agnes Bruckner, Martin Landau, Virginia Madsen, Adam Goldberg and Cary Elwes star in the project.

[05/22/13 - 11:08 AM]
Destination America's Newest Food Competition Series, "Last Call Food Brawl" Is Three Sheets to the Win!
Adam Gertler hosts the newcomer, premiering Monday, June 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/22/13 - 11:01 AM]
"The Women's Concert for Change: Live from London," a Global Concert Event for Female Empowerment, to Air Sunday, June 2
Beyoncé, Ellie Goulding, Florence + the Machine, Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend and Timbaland are among those slated to perform.

[05/22/13 - 11:01 AM]
Bravo Media Premieres "Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis" at 9PM Followed by New Series Premiere of "Property Envy" at 10PM on Tuesday, July 9
The former was previously slated to return on Thursday, June 6.

[05/22/13 - 11:00 AM]
Video: First-Look at New Spike TV Series "Never Ever Do This at Home"
The series launches this Tuesday, May 28 at 11:00/10:00c on the network.

[05/22/13 - 10:27 AM]
Is Blood Thicker Than Oil? One All-American Family Finds Out in New Discovery Series "Blood and Oil"
The newcomer, formerly known as "Cutter Oil," launches Tuesday, June 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/22/13 - 10:18 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "The Bachelorette" Desiree Hartsock for the Season Premiere of the Series, Monday, May 27
She'll be up on Twitter at @DesHartsock during the East Coast broadcast of this season's premiere.

[05/22/13 - 10:07 AM]
USA Network Greenlights Original Half Hour Comedy Pilot "Divide & Conquer"
The project is "a family comedy about love, support, attention and all the other things parents do to mess up their kids."

[05/22/13 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Sports' 2013 College Football Schedule Offers Best of Southeastern Conference Each Week
The schedule features a total of 16 games during the network's 13-week season, including two doubleheaders and the SEC Championship on Saturday, December 7.

[05/22/13 - 09:08 AM]
Tennis Legend Andy Roddick Tabbed "FOX Sports Live" Co-Host
Roddick joins Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole, previously announced as the primary highlight team.

[05/22/13 - 09:01 AM]
First Wave of "Teen Choice 2013" Nominees Announced
Starting today, fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite "Wave One" nominees.

[05/22/13 - 08:51 AM]
"Grimm" Maintains Its 18-49 Rating of a Week Ago Despite Special Competition from the "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 21.

[05/22/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Finale Jumps 44% to Win Its Slot at Tuesday Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 21.

[05/22/13 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "DWTS" Finale Leads Viewers
ABC is the most-watched network by nearly four million viewers but falls short of NBC in adults 18-49.

[05/22/13 - 08:11 AM]
Hannibal Buress Settles in at Comedy Central(R) as Comedian Signs Multiplatform Development Deal
The deal includes a recurring role on the upcoming series "Broad City," a commitment for a pilot which Buress will executive produce, and a one-hour original stand-up special.

[05/22/13 - 07:54 AM]
Discovery Channel Revists World War II This Memorial Day Weekend With "D-Day in 3D"
The one-hour special premieres this Sunday, May 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/22/13 - 07:29 AM]
First Look Photos from "Bonnie & Clyde" - History/Lifetime/A&E Miniseries
Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger star as the legendary 1930s couple whose crime sprees enraptured the American public.

[05/22/13 - 07:20 AM]
TLC Breathes New Life Into "Who Do You Think You Are?"
The first of eight new episodes are set to premiere Tuesday, July 23 on the cable channel.

[05/22/13 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Broadcast Agreement for the Tony(R) Awards Through 2018
The awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been a part of the CBS family for the past 35 years.

[05/22/13 - 06:58 AM]
BIO Channel Returns Two Original Series on Saturday, June 1
"Celebrity Ghost Stories" and "The Haunting of..." are both due back at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[05/22/13 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Publishing Introduces "Kindle Worlds," a New Publishing Model for Authors Inspired to Write Fan Fiction
Writers will be able to earn royalties off of fan fiction fro Alloy Entertainment's "Gossip Girl," "Pretty Little Liars" and "The Vampire Diaries."

[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.







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[03/28/17 - 02:16 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 01:39 PM]
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In Animal Planet's new series, shelter dogs are given a second chance to become a companion to someone in need.

[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 01:15 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 01:01 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 12:58 PM]
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[03/28/17 - 12:38 PM]
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40 years later, the actor who portrayed the Son of God, Robert Powell, is returning to the Holy Land to seek out clues to the real historical figure who inspired Christianity.

[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins 1Q 17 with All Kids' Demos, Marks Yearly Growth and Captures All Top Ten Shows for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 11:16 AM]
The Family Celebrates Five Years Together in the Emotional 90-Minute Series Finale of "Switched at Birth," Airing Tuesday, April 11, on Freeform
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[03/28/17 - 10:41 AM]
"Married at First Sight" Moves to Lifetime Starting April 20
The new spin-off series, "Married at First Sight: Second Chances," giving two past viewer favorites the chance to find love again, debuts Thursday, April 27.

[03/28/17 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Exclusive Clip from Upcoming Documentary "Disgraced"
The documentary features former Baylor University men's basketball assistant coach Abar Rouse and secret audio recordings of former head coach Dave Bliss.

[03/28/17 - 10:13 AM]
FOX Sports Welcomes Back Big Personality Pierzynski
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[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Three-Night Special Event Taking Viewers Back to Face 1970s Serial Killer in "Son of Sam: The Hunt for a Killer"
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[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Its Sixth Season April 16
Recurring guest stars on the new season include Amy Brenneman, Margaret Colin, Stephen Fry and Paul Scheer.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.