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[04/04/14 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 4
Updates include: FOX gives pilot order to reality project "Couples Retreat"; and NBC's Maya Rudolph-led variety series pilot to air Monday, May 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/04/14 - 02:58 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory" Returns on Top for CBS
Plus: numbers for TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding," FX's "Saint George" and Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker."

[04/04/14 - 12:57 PM]
Syfy Greenlights Time Travel Drama "12 Monkeys" to Series with 12 Episode Order
Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Noah Bean and Kirk Acevedo star in the drama, due in January of 2015.

[04/04/14 - 12:42 PM]
ESPN's Multi-Platform Coverage of Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2
Coverage will be provided across ESPN platforms, including daily reports on "SportsCenter" and ESPN Deportes.

[04/04/14 - 12:35 PM]
Academy of Country Music and CBS Announce New "ACM Sessions" with Country Music Phenom Hunter Hayes
Said offering is now available on-demand exclusively on CBS.com and CBS Audience Network partner sites.

[04/04/14 - 12:29 PM]
Video: Brand New "Penny Dreadful" Behind-the-Scenes Trailer to Debut On Showtime(R) This Sunday!
This new trailer features interviews with series creator John Logan, executive producer Sam Mendes and series stars Josh Harnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.

[04/04/14 - 12:05 PM]
HGTV the #1 Rated Cable Network on Weekends
HGTV spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/04/14 - 11:41 AM]
DB Woodside & Brendan Hines Join Fourth Season of USA Network's Acclaimed Original Drama "Suits" in Major Multi-Episode Arc
Woodside will play Jeff Malone, a former SEC prosecutor who is a financial expert with a personal stake in Pearson Specter.

[04/04/14 - 11:37 AM]
Video: "Fargo" - The First Seven Minutes of the New FX Series
The series premieres Tuesday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/04/14 - 11:09 AM]
ABC Announces the Premiere of New Summer Series "Sing Your Face Off"
In addition, new premiere dates were announced for "Rookie Blue" on Thursday, June 19 and "The Quest" on Thursday, July 31.

[04/04/14 - 10:30 AM]
FX Productions Closes a New Overall Deal with Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton's RCG Productions Through 2017
Highlights of the pact include an additional two-season order of their hit FXX comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

[04/04/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Dr. Phil" Show Hits 2000 Episodes on Tuesday, April 8
The show will update viewers on some of its most memorable guests.

[04/04/14 - 10:01 AM]
Bounce TV to Premiere New Original Series "One Love" Tues. April 8 @ 9:00 PM (ET) As Ratings Continue To Soar
Mark Curry and Sheryl Lee Ralph star in the series, from creator Carla Banks Waddles.

[04/04/14 - 09:20 AM]
"The Millers" Surge, "The Big Bang Theory" Tops Night as CBS Sweeps Thursday
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 3.

[04/04/14 - 09:15 AM]
The Multi-Award Winning Showtime(R) Drama "Homeland" Set to Begin Production in South Africa This Summer
The network's No. 1 rated series, with an average of seven million weekly viewers, will return for season four this fall.

[04/04/14 - 09:02 AM]
More Performances Announced for "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops," May 20 on CBS
A duet with Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, as well as performances by Eli Young Band and Rascal Flatts, have been added to the country superstar performance lineup.

[04/04/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Grows or Holds Steady from Half-Hour to Half-Hour in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 3.

[04/04/14 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Return on Top for CBS
The Eye's "The Millers" posts double-digit gains from its last new episode.

[04/04/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" and "Grey's" Dominate from 9-11pm to Finish as Thursday's Top 2 Dramas
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 3.

[04/04/14 - 06:03 AM]
Video: BBC America Premieres New "Orphan Black" Trailer
Season two of "Orphan Black" premieres Saturday, April 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 3
Updates include: Mandy Moore lands female lead in "Good Session" at CBS; A+E Networks greenlights "Married at First Sight"; and Enrique Murciano, Katie Finneran cast in new Netflix drama.

[04/03/14 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 3
Plus: after weeks of celebrating the best of contemporary music, each finalist will now select and sing a classic song from the 1980s.

[04/03/14 - 05:16 PM]
MTV and Logo TV Join Forces and Hand Over the Reins to Lady Gaga for Day Long, Behind the Scenes Look at Her Sold-Out Roseland Ballroom Residency on Friday, April 4
Viewers will get an exclusive and behind the scenes look at Gaga's residency of famed New York City venue Roseland Ballroom.

[04/03/14 - 03:12 PM]
Video: David Letterman Announces His Retirement from the "Late Show"
Watch the history announcement set to air during tonight's episode.

[04/03/14 - 03:01 PM]
Bravo Media's "Million Dollar Listing New York" Delivers Highest-Rated Season Premiere of the Series with 1.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 2.

[04/03/14 - 02:42 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family" Tops Demo Charts, "Criminal Minds" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for History's "Down East Dickering," Comedy Central's "TripTank" and Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing: New York."

[04/03/14 - 02:41 PM]
ASIMO the Robot Returns to "Live with Kelly and Michael"
An earlier version was featured on the show in November of 2004.

[04/03/14 - 02:14 PM]
Statement from Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, Regarding David Letterman Announcing His Retirement
"For 21 years, David Letterman has graced our Network's air in late night with wit, gravitas and brilliance unique in the history of our medium," said Moonves.

[04/03/14 - 01:46 PM]
Bruce Feldman, Renowned College Football Journalist, Joins FOX Sports
Feldman joins FOX Sports from CBS, where he covered college football for CBSSports.com for the past two years.

[04/03/14 - 01:40 PM]
El Rey Network "Kicks Off" Production in Los Angeles on "Matador"; Signs Additional Cast to Appear in New K/O Paper Products' Action Series
Tanc Sade will play Alec Holester, an English striker for the LA Riot who is past his prime, but still very skilled.

[04/03/14 - 01:18 PM]
ESPN Names Four Additional Analysts for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Ekoku, the former Nigerian national team player, will again work primarily as a match analyst after calling the opening match and World Cup final in South Africa 2010.

[04/03/14 - 12:42 PM]
"RightThisMinute" Picked Up By FOX Television Stations for the 2014-2015 Season
"RightThisMinute" rolled out nationally this past September, and is seen in syndication by nearly two million daily viewers.

[04/03/14 - 12:38 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Upcoming Public Programs Spotlighting Comedies "The Goldbergs" and "Key & Peele"
Look for "The Goldbergs: Your TV Trip to the 1980s" on Monday, April 28 and "An Evening with Key & Peele" on Monday, June 9.

[04/03/14 - 12:26 PM]
ESPN Pioneer Chuck Pagano to Retire; LaBerge Named Successor
Aaron LaBerge has been named Pagano's successor and will assume the day-to-day management of the team June 1, reporting to Pagano and ESPN President John Skipper.

[04/03/14 - 12:15 PM]
Crackle and NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution Announce Exclusive Multi-Year Licensing Feature Films Deal
The deal gives Crackle the exclusive ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) rights to a variety of feature films.

[04/03/14 - 12:01 PM]
Kelly Osbourne Joins the Cast of Disney's "The 7D," A Contemporary, Comedic Take on the Seven Dwarfs, Premiering This Summer
Plus: the The stellar voice cast includes Jess Harnell, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bill Farmer, Maurice LaMarche, Kevin Michael Richardson, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Menville, Stephen Stanton, Billy West and Paul Rugg.

[04/03/14 - 11:48 AM]
TVGN to Air Mid-Season Catch-Up Marathon of The CW's "Star-Crossed"
Catch up on all seven episodes to date this Saturday, April 5 beginning at 1:00 PM ET/PT.

[04/03/14 - 11:23 AM]
New Chefs, New Games, and New Grocery Store Debut in Second Season of "Guy's Grocery Games," Hosted by Guy Fieri
Look for season two beginning Sunday, May 11 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[04/03/14 - 11:08 AM]
HBO Confirms June Debut Dates for "The Leftovers" and "True Blood"
"The Leftovers" will launch Sunday, June 15 following the season finale of "Game of Thrones"; while "True Blood" is due back the following Sunday, June 22.

[04/03/14 - 11:07 AM]
Lifetime Casts Martin Landau in Mormon Polygamist Movie
Landau portrays Rulon Jeffs, the father of Warren Jeffs (Tony Goldwyn).

[04/03/14 - 09:54 AM]
NBC to Give "American Dream Builders" Post-"The Voice" Showcase This Monday, April 7
The episode will replace a previously announced repeat of "The Blacklist" in said slot.

[04/03/14 - 09:46 AM]
BBC America's Fantasy Series "Atlantis" Starts Production on Season Two
Vincent Regan and Amy Manson will join the cast while Robert Pugh and Peter de Jersey are slated to guest star.

[04/03/14 - 09:39 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Sweeps Time Period with Across-the-Board Growth from Last Original Episode
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 2.

[04/03/14 - 09:14 AM]
Miles Teller and MTV's Josh Horowitz Host "MTV Movie Awards: Most WTF Moments" Showcasing the Most Memorable Moments of "MTV Movie Awards" on Sunday, April 6 at Noon ET/PT
The 30-minute retrospective will also include previously unaired director's cuts of how some of the hottest moments in Movie Awards history really went down.

[04/03/14 - 09:04 AM]
During 1Q14 Discovery Channel Has Best First Quarter in Total Viewers in 12 Years
Discovery spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/03/14 - 09:03 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces Motor Mondays
Said lineup will include "Fast N' Loud," "Fat N' Furious," "#BikerLive," "Chrome Underground," "Lords of the Car Hoards" and "Street Outlaws."

[04/03/14 - 09:03 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Equals its Highest-Rated Wednesday in Nearly 6 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, April 2.

[04/03/14 - 09:02 AM]
Discovery Bulks Up with New Series from Funny or Die, "American Muscle"
Welcome to the Barwis Methods Training Center, where Mike Barwis and his staff of dedicated, blue collar trainers take on everyone from NFL players, to Wild West bull riders, to paraplegics looking to walk again.

[04/03/14 - 09:01 AM]
Tightrope Legend Nik Wallenda Heads to Chicago for His Next Live Event for Discovery Channel
Wallenda, known as "The King of the High Wire," will attempt to tightrope walk across the iconic Chicago skyline, as Discovery captures all of the excitement, live, in fall 2014.

[04/03/14 - 09:00 AM]
Discovery's "Survival Live" (WT) to Premiere in Late 2014
Eight survivalists who think they have what it takes will compete in this 42-day live event... but they're not surviving solely on their own.







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[03/04/15 - 03:03 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Two Live-Action Hits "Bella and the Bulldogs" and "The Thundermans"
Year-to-date, "Bella and the Bulldogs" is the number-one show on Nickelodeon with premieres averaging two million total viewers.

[03/04/15 - 01:43 PM]
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife, Pam Grier and Joe Morton Star in the Lifetime(R) Original Movie "Cleveland Abduction" Premiering April 25
The film explores the true story of Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mom whose life was irrevocably changed by a chance encounter with an unsuspected criminal.

[03/04/15 - 12:39 PM]
Adventure Junkies Take Off-the-Beaten Path and Brave Nature's Extreme Elements in Animal Planet's "100 Miles from Nowhere"
Beginning Sunday, April 5, weekend adventurer Matt Galland and his adrenaline-fueled best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture to some of the most untouched pockets of the planet where cameras - let alone people - rarely have gone.

[03/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Acclaimed Actor Kal Penn Explore the Hidden Ways Information, Data and Maps Provide Insight Into the World Around Us... And Our Daily Lives
"The Big Picture with Kal Penn" launches Monday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/04/15 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Releases New, Darker Key Art for Continuation of "Outlander" Season One
The series returns with the remaining eight episodes from season one beginning on Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/04/15 - 11:10 AM]
Eight New Episodes to Be Presented Over Four Days of "Tune in 4 What?!" Programming Event, March 26-29 on Disney Channel
Each episode in the "Tune In 4 What?!" event will be available to verified viewers on WATCH Disney Channel the morning of its premiere.

[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
TNT Extends "Cold Justice" with Additional Spring & Summer Episodes, Plus Two New Justice Served Specials Hosted by John Walsh
The show's winter finale is set for March 6, with the spring episodes slated to launch April 10.

[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.