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[04/09/14 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 9
Updates include: Twentieth Television extends "Divorce Court" through 2016-17; Christian Taylor to run MTV's "Eye Candy"; and Paramount Television eyes small screen takes on various features.

[04/09/14 - 08:00 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "Hercules"
Tomorrow night at 11:30/10:30c, MTV will exclusively debut a new clip from "Neighbors" following the 90-minute premiere of "The Challenge: Free Agents."

[04/09/14 - 03:09 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Demo Crown Goes to "The Voice"
Plus: numbers for FX's "Justified," Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer" and USA's "Chrisley Knows Best."

[04/09/14 - 01:23 PM]
2014 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
On tap are the Jacksonville Jaguars at Chicago Bears on Thursday, August 14 and the Cleveland Browns at Washington Redskins on Monday, August 18.

[04/09/14 - 01:22 PM]
TV Land's "The Soul Man" Partners with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) for Awareness PSA
The PSA reminds the public that because of you, there is a St. Jude and no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.

[04/09/14 - 01:22 PM]
There's Still Time to Nominate a Favorite Teacher for the Fifth Annual "Top Teacher Week" on "Live with Kelly and Michael" May 12-16, 2014
The deadline for submission is April 21, and the top five outstanding nominees will be showcased the week of May 12-16.

[04/09/14 - 01:21 PM]
Robin Leach, Eric Roberts, Larry Birkhead, Helio Castroneves, Angie Everhart and Pat & Gina Neely Are Among the Couples Featured on ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap"
Daniel Baldwin and Jermaine Jackson kick things off when the series returns this Tuesday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/09/14 - 01:04 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "Return to Zero", "Relative Insanity", "Preachers' Daughters" Season 2 Finale, "Bring It!" Special, "Dance Moms" Reunion Special
"Relative Insanity" challenges real families to work beyond their issues by locking them in a room together while competing for a cash prize of $25,000.

[04/09/14 - 12:47 PM]
The NFL on FOX Is Back - Smith, Newton, Rivers & Kaepernick Star In Two Preseason Games Featuring Four Playoff Teams Coming in August
Kansas City Chiefs at Carolina Panthers is set for Sunday, August 17 followed by San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, August 24.

[04/09/14 - 12:42 PM]
CBS Sports Announces 2014 NFL Preseason Games
Look for the Green Bay Packers/Oakland Raiders on Friday, August 22 and New Orleans Saints/Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, August 23.

[04/09/14 - 12:35 PM]
Samuel Goldwyn Films Takes U.S. Rights to Lifetime Films' "The Last of Robin Hood" Starring Academy Award(R) Winner Kevin Kline as the Infamous Errol Flynn, Academy Award(R) Winner Susan Sarandon and Dakota Fanning
The film also features Bryan Batt, Max Casella, Jason Davis, Matt Kane, Patrick St. Esprit, Ric Reitz, and Justina Machado.

[04/09/14 - 11:55 AM]
TNT's "Falling Skies," "Legends" and "The Last Ship" Coming to WonderCon
Look for a presence from all three series on Saturday, April 19.

[04/09/14 - 11:55 AM]
IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach Highlights More Than 15 Hours of Motorsports Coverage on NBCSN This Week
NBCSN's presentation of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series from Long Beach begins Saturday at 6 p.m. ET with qualifying.

[04/09/14 - 11:41 AM]
Reelz, One of America's Leading Independent Cable and Satellite Networks, Unveils Three New Original Series at Its Inaugural Upfront Event in New York City
Newcomer include reality series "Mansion Matchmakers" and "Branson Cab" plus the mini-series "The Disciples."

[04/09/14 - 11:30 AM]
E! Counts Down the Most Shocking Celebrity Fashion Faux Pas in New Special "Worst Thing I Ever Wore" Premiering Wednesday, April 16th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The special features some outrageous fashion blunders, from gossip maven Perez Hilton rocking a unitard with a cape to Anne Hathaway passion for oversized trousers and Madonna showing off some skin in a Boy Scout themed outfit.

[04/09/14 - 10:48 AM]
Drake Announced as Host of "The 2014 ESPYS"
Said event is slated for Wednesday, July 16 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

[04/09/14 - 10:31 AM]
BBC America Reveals "Orphan Black" Character Posters
The character posters are extensions to the Iconic Cast Photo revealed in March, and offer further insight into the highly-anticipated new season.

[04/09/14 - 10:30 AM]
E! Presents "Best Moments: On Air with Ryan Seacrest," A Look Back from a Decade Behind the Mic at KIIS-FM
The special, produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions, airs Wednesday, April 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/09/14 - 10:15 AM]
ICC World Twenty20 Championship Cricket Final Scores on ESPN Platforms
ESPN spins the numbers for March 16 through April 6.

[04/09/14 - 09:42 AM]
TV Land to Launch New Version of the Iconic Hit Series "Candid Camera" This Summer
The new show will be executive produced and co-hosted by former "Candid Camera" host Peter Funt, son of the show's original creator and host, Allen Funt.

[04/09/14 - 09:25 AM]
"NCIS" Tops Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and Posts Week-to-Week Growth in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 09:22 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Releases the Hounds; Greenlights Second Season of Cesar Millan Series, "Cesar 911"
The first season was a ratings success, becoming the second-highest-rated series in WILD history.

[04/09/14 - 09:15 AM]
"Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends," A 30-Minute Special, Airs on Thursday, April 24th at Midnight ET/PT
Dinner guests include Dale Dickey, Gilbert Gottfried, Fred Melamed, Alison Pill, Lance Reddick, Anthony Atamanuik and Alex Karpovsky.

[04/09/14 - 09:04 AM]
The Hub Network Launches a New App with Exclusive Games, Video and an Interactive Photo Booth Feature Designed for Kids and Their Parents
Additionally, the network has an enhanced website with a new name: HubNetwork.com.

[04/09/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Wins the 10 p.m. Hour, Equaling Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since January 7
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 08:35 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat With Fans Tonight
"Melissa & Joey" guest stars Elisa Donovan and David Lascher and "Baby Daddy" star Derek Theler are among the participants.

[04/09/14 - 08:33 AM]
Highest Overnight Rating for Women's College Basketball Game Since 2004
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls Back in Front Among Demos
The return of "Chicago Fire" originals helps the Peacock reclaim the adults 18-49 crown.

[04/09/14 - 08:22 AM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Wins with Men 18-34 - The #1 Scripted Show in Its Slot for Its 17th Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 08:09 AM]
85th Annual Notre Dame Blue-Gold Game Airs Saturday, April 12 at 12:30 P.M. ET on NBCSN
Plus: NBC's 24th season of broadcasting Notre Dame Football home games begins on Saturday, August 30 at 3:30 p.m. ET when the Fighting Irish host the Rice Owls in their season opener.

[04/09/14 - 07:44 AM]
Boo! Destination America Scares Up Viewers with Monster Record Ratings - Best Week Ever in Network History
Destination America spins the numbers for the week of March 31-April 6.

[04/09/14 - 07:01 AM]
Ellen Page to Unveil Exclusive Clip from "X-Men: Days of Future Past" at the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" Live Sunday, April 13 at 9:00PM ET/PT
MTV is also expanding its robust roster of mega stars to hand out golden popcorn to include Lupita Nyong'o, Adam Levine, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pratt and Miles Teller.

[04/09/14 - 06:37 AM]
Comedy Goes Global on May 14 with the Worldwide Premiere of "Stand Up Planet," An Original Documentary Presented Jointly by KCETLink and Participant Media's Pivot
The film is equal parts reality TV, documentary journey and travelogue that brings viewers on a quest to find some of the best humor coming from far corners of the developing world.

[04/09/14 - 06:30 AM]
Finalists Announced for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards
This year's event will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18 on ABC, with performances from music's biggest stars.

[04/09/14 - 06:21 AM]
Amazon Greenlights New Pilots "The Cosmopolitans" and "Hand of God"
Adam Brody, Chloƫ Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore and Dree Hemingway star in the former while Ron Perlman, Dana Delany, Garret Dillahunt and Alona Tal topline the latter.

[04/08/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 8
Updates include: Ernie Hudson, Mario Van Peebles board CBS pilots; MacKenzie Porter joins AMC's "Hell on Wheels"; and Shirley MacLaine to recur on FOX's "Glee."

[04/08/14 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "22 Jump Street"
Tomorrow night at 11:00/10:00c, MTV will exclusively debut a new clip from "Hercules."

[04/08/14 - 05:37 PM]
Michael Gross Tapped as a Recurring Guest Star on USA's "Suits"
Gross will play Walter Gillis, the down-to-earth founder of a groundbreaking DVD distribution company.

[04/08/14 - 04:14 PM]
Syfy's Original Drama "Being Human" Concludes with Ratings Spikes and Social Media Highs
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, April 7.

[04/08/14 - 04:02 PM]
NBC Creates Groundbreaking Comedy Initiative, "NBC Comedy Playground," and Offers On-Air Commitment in National Grassroots Comedy Campaign
The groundbreaking national campaign offers aspiring comedy writers from across the country the opportunity to take their concepts from pitch to broadcast.

[04/08/14 - 03:08 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Being Human," Food Network's "Kitchen Casino" and Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods America."

[04/08/14 - 01:21 PM]
NBC News to Mark Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary with Special Cross-Platform Coverage
Highlights include the new special "108 Hours: Inside the Hunt for the Boston Marathon Bombers" on Friday, April 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/08/14 - 01:17 PM]
Starz to Premiere New Original Series "Power" on Saturday, June 7
Plus: Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's new single "Big Rich Town" will serve as the main title theme.

[04/08/14 - 12:46 PM]
Summer's No. 1 Reality Series "America's Got Talent" Returns to Radio City Music Hall for Live Shows Beginning July 29
The show will air live from Radio City Music Hall twice a week when live episodes begin this summer on July 29.

[04/08/14 - 12:21 PM]
TBS Extends Its Success Into the New Quarter, Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network for the Week in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of March 31-April 6.

[04/08/14 - 12:21 PM]
BBC America's Zombie Mini-Series Returns When "In the Flesh" Season 2 Begins Saturday, May 10
Reprising their roles are Stephen Thompson, Kenneth Cranham, Kevin Sutton, Steve Cooper and Marie Critchley.

[04/08/14 - 11:53 AM]
Nickelodeon and California State University, Fullerton, Present an Exhibition Inspired by Hit Series "Sanjay and Craig," April 14 - June 20
The collection is punctuated by original character sketches, layouts, backgrounds, title cards, storyboards and animatic video.

[04/08/14 - 11:43 AM]
CW Seed's "Backpackers" Becomes the Network's First Digital Series to Make Leap from Online to On-Air, With Brand New Episodes Set to Debut on The CW Television Network
The series will premiere with ten original half-hour episodes on The CW Network later this summer, with a date and time to be announced at a later date.

[04/08/14 - 11:38 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Returns to Take Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Turn," HBO's "Veep" and Animal Planet's "River Monsters."

[04/08/14 - 11:33 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: TBS Dominates with Final Four Coverage
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Lucky in Love," Lifetime's "The Trials of Cate McCall" and OWN's "Deion's Family Playbook."







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[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.