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[04/11/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 11
Updates include: Shaun Evans departs Amazon's "The Cosmopolitans"; Leonard Roberts to return for VH1's "Drumline: A New Beat"; and Emily Bergl to guest on CBS's "Elementary."

[04/11/14 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "Blended"
Hosted by comedian and late night host Conan O'Brien, the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" will air live on Sunday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/11/14 - 04:07 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," "Scandal" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for USA's "Suits," Investigation Discovery's "Evil Twins" and MTV's "The Challenge: Free Agents."

[04/11/14 - 03:56 PM]
Syfy Dives Into "The Expanse" with Straight-to-Series Greenlight for Epic Space Opera Produced by Alcon Television Group
The 10-episode series is based on the popular New York Times bestselling book series written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.

[04/11/14 - 02:05 PM]
Performers Announced for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards Including Luke Bryan, Imagine Dragons, John Legend and OneRepublic
They will all join the previously announced Jason Derulo on the live awards show, airing May 18 on ABC.

[04/11/14 - 02:00 PM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," Featuring a Backdoor Pilot for the FBI's Cyber Crime Division, Airs Wednesday, April 30 on CBS
Patricia Arquette guest stars as Special Agent Avery Ryan from the Cyber Crime Division.

[04/11/14 - 01:12 PM]
Discovery Channel Announces "Everest: Live from Base Camp" with Five Nights of Live Programs from Everest Base Camp
The event will air live on the Discovery Channel in 224 countries and territories and simulcast on Science Channel and Discovery en Espanol in May.

[04/11/14 - 01:06 PM]
Fuse Presents "Global Invasion: Top 50 International Stars" Hosted by Rock Royalty Jack Osbourne Friday, April 18 at 8PM ET
The intercontinental roster features videos from artists who have dominated music charts worldwide including Drake, Rihanna, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, and Justin Bieber.

[04/11/14 - 11:57 AM]
Kids Try to Stay in the Game on Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Sidelined: How Safe Are Kids' Sports?" Premiering Tuesday, April 15, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
In the half-hour special, kids from around the country share stories of the injuries they have endured playing the sport they love.

[04/11/14 - 11:52 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra" Airs Thursday, April 17 on ABC
The episode will also feature a never-before-seen "Scandal" blooper reel and the full anthology of Kimmel's Spanish-language spinoff of the hit show, "Escandalo."

[04/11/14 - 11:09 AM]
ESPN's Thursday Masters Telecast Attracts 2 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 10:38 AM]
First-Ever Crocheted Bus Invades New York City to Promote FX's New Series, "Fargo"
The double-decker bus features a crochet wrap that reflects the unique key art creative developed by renowned street artist, Olek.

[04/11/14 - 09:48 AM]
Spike TV Orders 20 Episodes of "Auction Hunters," The Network's Longest Running Original Non-Scripted Series
The fifth season of "Auction Hunters" will go into production this summer and debut this fall.

[04/11/14 - 09:46 AM]
USA Network Taps Melanie Papalia in Multi-Episode Arc on Fourth Season of Acclaimed Drama "Suits"
Papalia will play Amy, Mike Ross's (Patrick J. Adams) new executive secretary.

[04/11/14 - 09:36 AM]
"Elementary" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Set Your Clocks and Let the Countdown Begin with This All-New Extended "24: Live Another Day" Trailer
Jack Bauer is back in the 12-episode event series, premiering Monday, May 5.

[04/11/14 - 08:50 AM]
Increasing TV Playback Boosts "Resurrection" 6% Week to Week with Adults 18-49 in Live + 3 Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/11/14 - 08:39 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "Elementary" is just one of three series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[04/11/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Thursday in Adults 18-49 - "Shark Tank" Boosts the 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 08:28 AM]
"Parenthood" Ranks #2 in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34 in Its Time Period
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 08:11 AM]
Primetime 2014 WNBA Draft Presented by State Farm Live on ESPN2 April 14
Airing in primetime for the second-straight year, coverage and analysis of the first round will begin at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2, followed by the second and third rounds on ESPNU from 9-10:30 p.m.

[04/11/14 - 07:32 AM]
National Geographic Channel Unleashes "Southern Justice" with Special Preview Episode
The new weekly series will premiere on National Geographic Channel this fall, but viewers can catch a special preview episode on Tuesday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/14 - 06:30 AM]
FOX and Eventful Challenge Fans to Demand it! with Free Screenings of "Gang Related!"
In the five cities that receive the highest online vote tally by Monday, April 21 at 5:00 PM PT, FOX will host a free advance screening.

[04/10/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 10
Updates include: Parker Young joins Geoff Stults in CBS's "Cuz-Bros"; Conrad Green, Jon Kroll board FOX's "Utopia"; and Steven Cree joins the cast of Starz's "Outlander."

[04/10/14 - 10:01 PM]
Lifetime Names First Ever Winner of "Project Runway: Under the Gunn"
Said finale featured guest judges Heidi Klum and Neil Patrick Harris.

[04/10/14 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 10
Next week, for the first time in the series' history, each finalist will select a song for their fellow finalists to perform.

[04/10/14 - 08:44 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "Neighbors"
Tomorrow night at 11:00/10:00c, MTV will exclusively debut a new clip from "Blended."

[04/10/14 - 04:46 PM]
Miniseries "Rosemary's Baby" to Air May 11 and May 15 on NBC
The project, from Lionsgate Television, stars Zoe Saldana, Patrick J. Adams, Jason Isaacs and Carole Bouquet.

[04/10/14 - 03:22 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Criminal Minds," "Survivor"
Plus: numbers for OWN's "For Better or Worse," Comedy Central's "TripTank" and Food Network's "Save My Bakery."

[04/10/14 - 02:36 PM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Showcase the Hottest Wheels in Town When "Auto Show Week" Returns to "Live with Kelly And Michael," April 14-18, 2014
This year's line-up again will feature the latest and greatest from the automotive industry, with a different genre of vehicle spotlighted each day.

[04/10/14 - 02:25 PM]
"UFC Fight Night(R)" Features Exciting Middleweight Bout and "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Premiere on FOX Sports 1 April 16
Each episode's winner advances in the single-elimination tournament, which culminates in a three-hour finale, live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 6.

[04/10/14 - 02:11 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Soars to 7 Week Highs and Sweeps Cable TV at 8:30PM Across Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 9.

[04/10/14 - 12:58 PM]
Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Welcomes Lindsay Lohan to the Clubhouse on Thursday, April 17 at 11PM ET/PT
Other upcoming guests include NeNe Leakes, Vicki Gunvalson, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Thomson, Tabatha Coffey, Joan Rivers and Tracy Morgan.

[04/10/14 - 12:51 PM]
"Nightline" Is #1 Show in Time Period - Wins Week in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 31-April 4.

[04/10/14 - 12:39 PM]
Linda Hamilton to Guest Star on Season Two of Syfy's Groundbreaking Drama Series "Defiance"
Hamilton will play the key recurring role of Pilar McCawley, the wife of Rafe McCawley (Graham Greene) and mother to their three children.

[04/10/14 - 11:05 AM]
Popular OWN Series "Iyanla: Fix My Life" Returns May 10 with All-New Episodes
Tensions are high from the start in the season premiere as Iyanla travels to New York to work with rapper/actor and reality TV star Saigon and his on-again-off-again lover and mother to his son, Erica.

[04/10/14 - 10:38 AM]
Nickelodeon Encourages Kids to Clean Up the Planet with Its Brand-New "Get Dirty!" Earth Day Initiative
Additionally, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. will be celebrating Earth Day with an eco-friendly slate of programming.

[04/10/14 - 10:38 AM]
G. Garvin Returns to Cooking Channel to Tour the Country for Best Southern-Inspired Dishes in New Season of "Road Trip with G. Garvin"
The show's third season of 13 episodes rolls out on Wednesday, May 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/10/14 - 10:17 AM]
"Survivor" Tops Wednesday in Adults 18-49; "Criminal Minds" Tops in Viewers; CBS Sweeps Night
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 9.

[04/10/14 - 10:15 AM]
Disney Junior Now Available to DISH Network Customers
Disney Junior is available in DISH programming packages, including America's Top 200, America's Top 250 and America's Everything Pak.

[04/10/14 - 10:01 AM]
Donal Logue Lands Recurring Role in "Law & Order: SVU" as Acting Commander of the Special Victims Unit
Logue guest starred as Murphy earlier this season when he crossed paths with Detective Amanda Rollins (Kelli Giddish) while working undercover.

[04/10/14 - 09:42 AM]
New A&E Special "Brandi & Jarrod: Married to the Job" Airs Tuesday, April 22 at 10:30 PM Immediately Following New Episodes of "Storage Wars" and "Barry'd Treasure"
The special gives a behind-the-scenes look at their lives of Brandi Passante and Jarrod Schulz outside of the auctions.

[04/10/14 - 09:35 AM]
WE tv Announces Ambitious Slate of Unscripted Originals for 2014/15, Including a Pilot of "Charlie Sheen's Bad Influence" - A New Relationship-Based Competition Show - Alongside New and Returning Series
In addition to the network's growing unscripted efforts, WE tv will debut its first original scripted series, "The Divide," this July.

[04/10/14 - 09:33 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Earth Day with World Premiere Special "Africa's Wild Coast"
The special premieres on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/10/14 - 09:16 AM]
TNT Greenlights Action-Packed Drama Series "The Librarians," Starring Rebecca Romijn and Executive-Produced By Dean Devlin
Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim and John Larroquette will also star in the series with Noah Wyle, Matt Frewer, Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin to recur.

[04/10/14 - 09:09 AM]
Starz Teams Up with Emmy(R)-Nominated "Project Greenlight" Producer Chris Moore on Network's First Original Unscripted Series "The Chair"
The 10-part series just wrapped principal photography in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and will premiere in fall 2014 on the network.

[04/10/14 - 09:01 AM]
MTV Unveils the Contents of the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" Celebrity Gift Bags
This year, MTV is contributing a portion of proceeds from the Movie Awards gift bags to the Anti-Defamation League, a longtime partner and one of the nation's premier civil rights and human relations agencies.

[04/10/14 - 08:57 AM]
CBS Announces Stephen Colbert as the Next Host of "The Late Show"
"Simply being a guest on David Letterman's show has been a highlight of my career," said Colbert. "I never dreamed that I would follow in his footsteps, though everyone in late night follows Dave's lead."

[04/10/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Equals Its Highest-Rated Episode in Adults 18-49 Since January 8
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 9.

[04/10/14 - 08:33 AM]
CNN Announces New Primetime Schedule
Mike Rowe, Lisa Ling and John Walsh have all set up new projects at the cable channel.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
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"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.