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[04/07/14 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 7
Updates include: George Wendt, Ashley Tisdale join "Buzzy's" at TBS; NBC orders six episode of "Epic Funnies"; and Food Network extends "Beat Bobby Flay" by 26 episodes.

[04/07/14 - 08:36 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from Guardians of the Galaxy
Co-star Chris Pratt will also appear on the "2014 MTV Movie Awards," airing this Sunday, April 13.

[04/07/14 - 03:02 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Disney Channel's "Fish Hooks," Discovery's "Game of Stones" and Syfy's "Continuum."

[04/07/14 - 03:01 PM]
MTV's "Real World: Explosion" Delivers Highest-Rated Season in Three Years
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 2.

[04/07/14 - 02:22 PM]
Murder Victims Get the Final Word in Investigation Discovery's "Cell Block Psychic"
The special three-part series premieres Monday, April 21 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/07/14 - 01:38 PM]
"River Monsters'" Sixth-Season Premiere Is Most Watched Season Debut in Animal Planet History
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/07/14 - 01:34 PM]
"Conan" Heading to Comic-Con(R) International in July 2015 as First Late-Night Show Ever to Broadcast from the Popular Event in San Diego
The series will broadcast a week of shows from the historic Spreckels Theater in downtown San Diego.

[04/07/14 - 01:26 PM]
Push for the Playoffs: NBC Sports Group Presents Up to 10 NHL Games with Playoff Implications in Final Week of Regular Season
T.J. Oshie and the Western Conference-leading St. Louis Blues (52-19-7, 111 points) appear three times across NBC and NBCSN this week.

[04/07/14 - 01:26 PM]
A&E Greenlights Hit Original Series "Bates Motel" for a Third Season
Season three of "Bates Motel" will begin production this fall on 10 episodes.

[04/07/14 - 01:08 PM]
Cartoon Network Brings Fan Favorites to WonderCon Anaheim 2014
"Adventure Time," "Regular Show," "Steven Universe," "Uncle Grandpa," Clarence" and "Teen Titans Go!" are among the participating series.

[04/07/14 - 12:41 PM]
James Beard Award-Winning PBS Series "The Mind of a Chef" Announces Season Three Featuring Two All-New Chefs: Edward Lee and Magnus Nilsson
The new season of 16 half-hour episodes will roll out on Saturday, September 6.

[04/07/14 - 11:50 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks Collaborates with The Cambridge Group and Nielsen Catalina Solutions to Reach Advertisers' Super-Consumers During 2014/2015 Upfront
This data has demonstrated significant interest from national advertisers and demonstrates that for many brands the top 10% of buyers are driving up to 40% of revenues.

[04/07/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV's Most Beastly Week Is Back and Bigger Than Before! Animal Planet's "Monster Week" Returns
Highlights include the original movie "Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys," starring Shannen Doherty, Christopher Lloyd and Jason Brooks.

[04/07/14 - 10:54 AM]
Zendaya, Tyler Posey and MTV's Josh Horowitz and Christina Garibaldi to Co-Host "2014 MTV Movie Awards" Live Pre-Show on Sunday, April 13 at 8:30PM ET/PT
The co-hosts will give viewers a first-hand look at all of the hip, Hollywood royalty walking the carpet from some of this summer's most anticipated movies as they make their show-stopping arrivals.

[04/07/14 - 10:30 AM]
"Shameless" and "House of Lies" Deliver Their Biggest Finale Nights Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/07/14 - 10:30 AM]
"The 49th ACM Awards" Dominates Sunday - The Awards Show Delivers 14.1 Million Viewers, Second-Largest Audience Since 2009
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/07/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Jo Johnson Set as a Recurring Guest Star in USA Network's Globe-Trotting Espionage Drama "Covert Affairs"
She'll play Hayley, an investigator with the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) who knows how to stand her ground.

[04/07/14 - 09:50 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Resurrection" Scores Its Biggest Playback Gains Yet, Jumping 60% in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 17-23.

[04/07/14 - 09:49 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Samples the Premiere Of Its Event Series "Years of Living Dangerously" One Week Early Available on Multiple Platforms Now
Unfolding over nine one-hour episodes, this first-of-its-kind series premieres Sunday, April 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/07/14 - 09:13 AM]
National Geographic Channel Follows Blue-Collar Pioneers Into the Mud and Crud as They Forage for "Filthy Riches"
The series travels the country with industrious Americans who prove they're not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty in order to make a living.

[04/07/14 - 09:13 AM]
Bravo Media Presents a 90-Minute Special Event for "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" on Sunday, April 13
During the season six finale of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," it's just days before the debut of Kandi's musical, and ticket sales are far from booming.

[04/07/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC to Air Back-to-Back Episodes of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Featuring Game-Changing Stories Tied Into the New Marvel Film, "Captain America: The Winter Solder"
A encore presentation of "Turn, Turn, Turn" at 8:00/7:00c will lead into a new episode, "Providence," at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/14 - 09:01 AM]
Syfy Announces All-New Zombie Series "Z Nation"
Karl Schaefer will serve as executive producer and showrunner of the series, from The Asylum.

[04/07/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Crisis" Retains 91% of Its Week-Ago Rating in 18-49 and Is Up Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/07/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Loiter Squad" Season 3 Premieres Thursday, May 15th @ Midnight (ET / PT) on Adult Swim
The series is a 15 minute sketch comedy show that features man on the street segments, pranks, and new original music.

[04/07/14 - 08:47 AM]
Music Legend Pete Townshend Composes Original Song for Acclaimed FX Drama "The Americans" with Series' Emmy(R)-Nominated Composer Nathan Barr
The song, "It Must Be Done," will be featured in the episode airing April 30.

[04/07/14 - 08:43 AM]
The World Premiere of "Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" Debuts on Comedy Central(R) on Sunday, April 27 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
In front of a live audience at The Wilbur Theater in Boston, Gaffigan's obsession with all things food comes to fruition.

[04/07/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Is Up to a 3-Week High/"Resurrection" Dominates Its Regular Competition at 9pm
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/07/14 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Academy of Country Music Awards" Puts on CBS on Top
Said event however is down more than 23% from last year among adults 18-49.

[04/07/14 - 08:26 AM]
ESPN3 to Carry Indian Premier League Cricket in the US
The deal - which granted Willow TV telecast rights to the India vs. New Zealand series - will give fans in the US access to select matches throughout the 2014 season.

[04/07/14 - 07:51 AM]
Syfy, Reunion Pictures and Great Point Media Announce New Mythology Drama Series "Olympus"
The series will tell the story of how a few brave men and women banished the Gods to the realm of the unconscious - a place they called the Underworld or the Kingdom of Hades.

[04/07/14 - 07:35 AM]
Netflix to Launch Second Season of Ricky Gervais' Original Series "Derek" on Friday, May 30
All six 30-minute episodes in the series will be available at launch in all territories where Netflix is available, except for the U.K.

[04/07/14 - 07:04 AM]
Fox Broadcasting Company and Keshet DCP Bring the Electrifying Game Show "Boom!" to U.S.
The show's "fresh approach rolls the intellectual AND physical challenges of existing game shows into one can't-miss event for viewers of all ages."

[04/07/14 - 06:00 AM]
Television Legend Barbara Walters to Make Her Final Scheduled Television Appearances on Friday, May 16
A two-hour primetime ABC special highlighting her illustrious, unparalleled career will air Friday, May 16, 9:00-11:00 p.m.

[04/07/14 - 12:31 AM]
Xbox Entertainment Studios and UK's Channel 4 Partner on Original Drama with Kudos
"Humans" is set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart.

[04/06/14 - 08:04 PM]
The "50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" to Be Broadcast Live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Sunday, April 19, 2015 on CBS
ACM Award winners Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return to co-host this super-sized night of incredible country music performances.

[04/06/14 - 11:55 AM]
2014 NCAA Final Four National Semifinals Deliver Most-Viewed College Basketball Telecasts in Cable Television History
Turner Sports and CBS Sports spin the numbers for Saturday, April 5.

[04/06/14 - 08:58 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/06/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in Metered-Market Households, Ahead of All Primetime Programs on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 5.

[04/05/14 - 10:34 AM]
SEC Network Adds Two More College Football Analysts: Former LSU Defensive All-Americans Booger McFarland and Marcus Spears
The All-American SEC standouts and first round NFL draft picks will provide insight into games, teams and players on the network when it launches August 14.

[04/05/14 - 09:49 AM]
National Powerhouses Connecticut & Notre Dame to Play in 2014 Jimmy V Women's Classic
The 13th annual game will be played at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind., and televised on ESPN or ESPN2.

[04/05/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Return to Respective Top Spots
ABC takes home the demo crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[04/05/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks #1 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 and Ties for #1 in Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 4.

[04/05/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC Wins Friday for the 5th Time in 6 Weeks with "Shark Tank" and "20/20" as the Top 2 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 4.

[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.







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[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:25 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:24 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:23 PM]
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Created by Sheryl J. Anderson, this 10-episode, hour-long series is set to premiere exclusively on UP on Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
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GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
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The Lionsgate-owned series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

[07/30/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Adds Constance Zimmer
She has joined the series to play the head of a mysterious new group that will cross paths with S.H.I.E.L.D. as both seek out new Inhumans following the events of last season.