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[04/01/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 1
Updates include: Cory Michael Smith to play Edward Nygma in FOX's "Gotham"; Erin Cummings boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; and three syndicated series get the axe.

[04/01/14 - 03:44 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "How I Met Your Mother" Goes Out on Top in Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Bitten," FX's "Chozen" and VH1's "This Is Hot 97."

[04/01/14 - 02:12 PM]
Bravo Media Continues Record Ratings Earning Best Quarter in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
Lady Gaga to Perform on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, April 2
She first visited when she sat for an interview with Letterman on May 23, 2011.

[04/01/14 - 01:51 PM]
TLC Garners Best First Quarter in a Decade Among HH, P2+ and Key Women Demos
TLC spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 01:47 PM]
DIY Network Wraps Its Best Quarter Ever
DIY Network spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 01:06 PM]
Three FOX Networks Deliver 21 Hours of Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Coverage
The multi-platform, interactive broadcast begins Friday, April 11 at 12:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 2, continuing on FOX Sports 1 at 3:00 PM ET.

[04/01/14 - 12:31 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Delivers Most-Watched Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 12:25 PM]
"48 Hours: Last Chance" Is #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54, Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 29.

[04/01/14 - 12:20 PM]
Season Finale for Hallmark Channel's Second Original Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Finishes on Top
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 29.

[04/01/14 - 12:05 PM]
TBS Sweeps the Demos by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 In Q1 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 12:01 PM]
Only on Netflix: Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar in "Narcos" Coming in 2015
The project marks an all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world's most ambitious and violent trafficking organization.

[04/01/14 - 11:52 AM]
DirecTV Greenlights "Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight" from Acclaimed Writer Peter Ackerman
Based on Ackerman's critically-acclaimed play of the same name, the series examines a variety of modern-day relationships through the conceit that nothing good happens after midnight.

[04/01/14 - 11:48 AM]
First Quarter Milestones for NBCSN: Most-Watched Quarter Ever + Largest Increase of Any Cable Net in Q1 with 231% Jump from '13
NBCSN spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 11:45 AM]
Nick Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers for First Quarter
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 11:45 AM]
ICC World Twenty20 Semifinals Exclusively on ESPN3, Final to be Telecast Live on ESPN2 in the U.S.
The ICC Women's World Twenty20 semifinals and final will also be delivered live on ESPN3.

[04/01/14 - 11:34 AM]
Disney Junior Lands 52-Consecutive Weeks as #1 Preschooler Channel Among Kids 2-5, As Successful Brand Extensions Grow
Disney Junior spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 11:28 AM]
"Shameless" and "House of Lies" Deliver Their Highest-Rated Nights of the Season
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[04/01/14 - 11:11 AM]
CBS First in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 12th-Consecutive Quarter in Kids 6-11 and for the 20th-Straight Quarter in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 10:52 AM]
Lifetime's "Flowers in the Attic" Franchise Continues Memorial Day with Sequel "Petals on the Wind"
The sequel - due Monday, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c - features Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn reprising their roles from the original.

[04/01/14 - 10:42 AM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Coverage Plans for 2014 NCAA Men's Final Four in North Texas
TBS will televise the National Semifinal games on Saturday, April 5 with coverage beginning at 6:00 PM, ET, marking the first time in the 76-year history of the event the games will air on a cable network.

[04/01/14 - 10:41 AM]
FOX Bumps "Rake" Once Again, This Time to Saturday Night
Look for back-to-back episodes this coming Saturday, April 5 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/01/14 - 10:35 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Closes Season on Top
Plus: numbers for HGTV's "Caribbean Life," E!'s "Eric & Jessie: Game On" and Discovery's "Naked & Afraid."

[04/01/14 - 10:35 AM]
The Cast of ABC Family's "Twisted" to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During the East Coast Feed of the Season Finale Tonight
To chat live with them, fans should tweet at their handles to ask their questions and include the hashtag #TwistedChat in their tweets.

[04/01/14 - 10:30 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: TBS Tops Charts with NCAA Regional Finals
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "The 2014 Kids' Choice Awards," OWN's "Deion's Family Playbook" and Lifetime's "Zoe Gone."

[04/01/14 - 10:17 AM]
"The Voice" Ranks #1 in 18-49 Among All Primetime Big 4 Programs for the Week of March 24-30
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 for the Week with 6 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 09:54 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Concludes Its Nine-Year Run with Series Highs in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, March 31.

[04/01/14 - 09:52 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air 10-Part Documentary Series "Operation Change" Premiering Monday, June 23
The series features former President Bill Clinton, Sir Richard Branson, Sir Elton John, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Donna Karan, and Harry Connick, Jr. among many others.

[04/01/14 - 09:19 AM]
ESPN and Disney/ABC Television Group Launch WATCH Authenticated Products to DISH Customers
Access to WATCH Disney Junior as well as authenticated services from SEC ESPN Network and Longhorn Network will launch later this year.

[04/01/14 - 09:11 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and No. 4 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 09:04 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Fish Tank Kings" Plunge Into Unchartered Waters for an All-New Season of Mind-Blowing Aquariums
The new season rolls out Monday, April 28 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/01/14 - 09:03 AM]
IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Television Strike First-Look Development and Production Agreement
eOne and IDW will fully fund development of each project with the intent of securing direct-to-series commitments for network and cable television.

[04/01/14 - 09:01 AM]
Trent Green Joins CBS Sports as NFL Game Analyst
Green's broadcast partner will be announced at a later date.

[04/01/14 - 08:59 AM]
The Forbidden Hollywood Known Only to the Rich and Famous Is Exposed When "Secret Societies of Hollywood" Returns to E!
In four, all-new specials, E!'s hit show, "Secret Societies of Hollywood" returns and goes behind-the-scenes of the Hollywood that the world only thinks it knows.

[04/01/14 - 08:54 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights New Docuseries "The Herbert Brothers" (Working Title)
Production begins immediately on eight half-hour episodes and the series is slated to premiere this summer.

[04/01/14 - 08:49 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Third Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[04/01/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The Blacklist" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since February 24
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, March 31.

[04/01/14 - 08:40 AM]
Celebrity Home Remodels Headline New Series on HGTV and DIY Network
The two networks will bring back more than 54 favorite series and debut 24 specials in 2014.

[04/01/14 - 08:35 AM]
Esquire Network Orders Second Season of "Friday Night Tykes"
The 10-part original docu-series provided an authentic and provocative look at how kids and adults handle the pressures of intensely competitive youth sports.

[04/01/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Tops CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" Finale as Monday's #1 TV Show for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 31.

[04/01/14 - 08:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Big Demo Finish from "How I Met Your Mother"
Overall for the night however NBC tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/01/14 - 08:15 AM]
Steve "USS" Cunningham vs. Amir "Hardcore" Mansour Live on NBCSN "Fight Night" Friday April 4 at 10 p.m. ET at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA
NBC Sports Group's "Fight Night" broadcast team of play-by-play announcer Kenny Rice, analyst B.J. Flores and reporter Chris Mannix call the action.

[04/01/14 - 08:08 AM]
HBO Gives You the Best Way to Catch Up on "Game Of Thrones" with 60-Hour Marathon on HBO(R)2 and New Expansive Viewer's Guide on HBO.com
Beginning on Friday, April 4, HBO2 will reign when all three previous seasons (10 episodes each) of the epic series are played back-to-back, twice, for 60 straight hours.

[04/01/14 - 08:06 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the No. 1 Syndie Talker in Homes and Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of March 17-21.

[04/01/14 - 08:03 AM]
VH1 to #GetCatty with Feline Fridays - New Programs Present New CATegory for the Music + Pop Culture Network
Greenlights for the new night include "Mob Cats," "Love & Hip Hop: Catlanta," "Love + Hip Hop: Meow York" and "Behind The Scratch Board: Kitty Purry."

[04/01/14 - 07:43 AM]
SundanceTV to Co-Produce New Scripted Original Mini-Series "One Child"
"One Child" crosses the world as a Chinese-born young woman adopted by British parents must struggle with who she really is in order to decide where her loyalty lies.

[04/01/14 - 07:42 AM]
Eckrich Goes Country with "Operation Inspiration" Campaign - Partnership with Operation Homefront to Be Featured Nationally on CMT
Entering its third year, the "Operation Inspiration" campaign honors a national nonprofit which provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

[04/01/14 - 07:33 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Special Guests for the 29th Annual Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center
On tap are Chris Martin, Glenn Frey, Michael Stipe, Questlove, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Asher, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou Harris, Tom Morello and Sheryl Crow.







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[11/20/14 - 05:25 PM]
FOX Announces Additional Winter Premiere Dates, Including "Glee's" Final 13-Episode Season
Also on tap are newcomers "World's Funniest Fails," "Backstrom," "The Last Man on Earth" and "Weird Loners."

[11/20/14 - 12:47 PM]
In Honor of World AIDS Day, Showtime(R) to Present "The Last One"
The documentary chronicles the history of The NAMES Project Foundation's AIDS Memorial Quilt.

[11/20/14 - 12:29 PM]
AMC Announces Two-Night Premiere Television Event to Launch New Drama Series "Better Call Saul"
"Saul" will debut on Sunday, February 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with its second episode airing the next day, Monday, February 9 at 10:00 p.m.

[11/20/14 - 12:15 PM]
"Museum Men" - H2(TM) Premieres Brand New Series Saturday, November 29 at 10pm ET
In the series, viewers will follow highly skilled craftsmen as they use their expertise to meticulously rebuild history in museums across the nation.

[11/20/14 - 12:09 PM]
"Worst Cooks in America" Back for Sixth Season of Culinary Boot Camp with Returning Chef Anne Burrell Competing for the First Time Against Chef Tyler Florence
The latest seven-episode series premieres Sunday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group and Kohl's(R) Offer the "AMAS Backstage Live" on the Watch ABC App for Desktop and Mobile Devices
The "AMAs Backstage Live" on Watch ABC is designed to be the ultimate complement to the live telecast of the "2014 American Music Awards(R)".

[11/20/14 - 11:32 AM]
Jeff Fager Announces His Decision to Return to Role As Executive Producer of "60 Minutes" Full-Time and to Step Down from Post as Chairman of CBS News
At the same time, CBS announced that Fager has extended his term as Executive Producer of "60 Minutes" to early 2019.

[11/20/14 - 11:27 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Continues Dominance Against ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Nov. 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/20/14 - 11:13 AM]
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea to Perform "Booty" at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
They join 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Jessie J, Lil Wayne, Lorde, Magic!, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Sam Smith, and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[11/20/14 - 11:07 AM]
Eighth Annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research Begins December 3
Last year, Jimmy V Week raised a record $1.8 million, bringing the seven-year total of contributions to more than $8.2 million.

[11/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel to Air 36 Hours of Live Coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in January 2015
Coverage begins Tuesday, January 13 from 6-8 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel and continuing through Sunday, January 18 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity.

[11/20/14 - 11:00 AM]
TBS's "Cougar Town" Celebrates 100th Episode
Co-creator and executive producer Bill Lawrence led a toast with cast members, including Courteney Cox, Busy Philipps, Dan Byrd, Christa Miller, Josh Hopkins and Ian Gomez.

[11/20/14 - 11:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery Turns the Pages of the Deadliest Stories with New Series -- "Murder Book" Premiering December 2
Stories are told in first-person interviews with the lead investigators as well as in the voice of veteran actor, Geoff Pierson.

[11/20/14 - 10:46 AM]
Video: New Promo for "Idol XIV" Returning with a Special, Two-Night, Three-Hour Premiere Event Wednesday, Jan. 7 and Thursday, Jan. 8 on FOX
Check out the latest tease for the new season of the network's flagship reality series.

[11/20/14 - 10:44 AM]
TBS Sets Table for 2014 Edition of "Thanksgiving with Friends" Marathon, Plus "Seinfeld" Festivus Celebration
The marathon will include all 10 Thanksgiving episodes of "Friends," along with four bonus episodes focusing on dating troubles.