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[05/05/14 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 5 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Netflix to renew "Orange Is the New Black"; Alex Roe tapped as lead in ABC Family's "Unstrung"; and Damon Wayans, Jr. to return as regular on FOX's "New Girl."

[05/05/14 - 06:54 PM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel Date, Time and Network Changes
"Looking for Mr. Right," "When Sparks Fly," "For Better or For Worse," "My Boyfriend's Dogs," "The Memory Book" and "Wedding Planner Mystery" are among the affected titles.

[05/05/14 - 06:17 PM]
Video: "Gang Related" - "Torn" Series Trailer
The Ramon Rodriguez-led newcomer premieres Thursday, May 22 at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[05/05/14 - 06:03 PM]
Video: "Gotham" - Official Extended Trailer
Watch the official two-minute trailer for the series, which stars Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue and Jada Pinkett Smith.

[05/05/14 - 04:33 PM]
Video: "Beauty and the Beast" - Arrested Trailer
Get your first look the show's summer premiere, airing Monday, June 2 at 9:00/8:00c on The CW.

[05/05/14 - 04:22 PM]
NBC to Bump "Believe," "Crisis" on Sunday, May 18 for "The Women of SNL" Encore
Said development means both dramas won't air again until Sunday, May 25.

[05/05/14 - 02:56 PM]
International Music Superstar Jennifer Lopez to Receive Icon Award at 2014 Billboard Music Awards
The show will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18, on ABC at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/05/14 - 02:47 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Keep Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Continuum," WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp" and TLC's "I Found the Gown."

[05/05/14 - 02:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 5 - FOX Orders Batman Prequel "Gotham" to Series
Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue star in the project, an origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes.

[05/05/14 - 02:26 PM]
WGN America's Spellbinding Drama "Salem" Renewed for Second Season
The 13-episode second season will begin production later this year for a 2015 debut.

[05/05/14 - 02:17 PM]
15.3 Million Watch 140th Running of the Kentucky Derby on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 3.

[05/05/14 - 01:30 PM]
Comedy Series "The Comeback," Starring Lisa Kudrow, Returns to HBO This Fall
When the series returns as a new six-episode limited series this fall, Valerie thinks she has it all figured out this time. She doesn't.

[05/05/14 - 01:23 PM]
Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros. Pictures Unite for "Edge of Tomorrow" Expansive Promotion
The promotion leads into the film's domestic release on June 6.

[05/05/14 - 12:49 PM]
Showtime(R) Free Preview Weekend Available to 74 Million Homes Starting Friday, May 9
Highlights include the highly-anticipated premiere of the new drama series "Penny Dreadful" on Sunday, May 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/05/14 - 12:37 PM]
OWN's Top-Rated "The Haves and the Have Nots" Returns with All-New Episodes on Tuesday, May 27 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
OWN has ordered 20 additional episodes for a total of 56 through 2015.

[05/05/14 - 12:04 PM]
CW Seed Debuts "LA Rangers" and "Whose Line Is It Minis"
Also on tap is "Play It Again, Dick," starring Ryan Hansen as himself, as he begs, cajoles, and pleads with his former "Veronica Mars" castmates and friends to help him get his character, Dick Casablancas, his own spin-off show.

[05/05/14 - 11:53 AM]
Radio Disney Live! Events for Kids and Families Scheduled Across the U.S. May 17 - September 20
Among the stars scheduled in various markets are Olivia Holt ("I Didn't Do It"), Leo Howard ("Kickin' It"), Billy Unger ("Lab Rats") and Jake Short ("Mighty Med").

[05/05/14 - 11:15 AM]
Six Days to Championship Sunday: Second-Place Liverpool Visit Crystal Palace Today at 3PM ET on NBCSN
Lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White is joined by Lee Dixon for the call from Selhurst Park.

[05/05/14 - 11:11 AM]
Team Coco to Launch Comedy Record Label in June With Debut Album from Comedian Ian Edwards
The concept for the new record label was born of an organic desire to help shine a spotlight on rising comedians while allowing them more creative control and a greater stake in the success of the release.

[05/05/14 - 10:15 AM]
"Payne," A One-Hour Special Commemorating the Life of Payne Stewart, To Premiere on NBC and Golf Channel
"Payne" will premiere Sunday, June 8 at 5 p.m. ET on NBC and Monday, June 9 at 10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel, leading into the week of the 2014 U.S. Open Championship.

[05/05/14 - 09:56 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Scandal" Finale Emerges as the Week's #1 TV Show Outright in Adults 18-49 and Builds to Series Highs
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[05/05/14 - 09:48 AM]
Spike TV Greenlights Epic Six-Hour Scripted Event Series "Tut"
"Tut" reveals, for the first time on television, the story of the Egyptian Pharaoh, one of the most renowned leaders in human history.

[05/05/14 - 09:45 AM]
"Big Rig Bounty Hunters" Returns to History(R) Thursday, May 22 at 10 PM ET/PT
History is heading back to the open road and taking viewers on a wild ride with six teams of colorful characters, in Texas and Ohio, as they race against time and each other to retrieve hijacked rigs and cargo.

[05/05/14 - 09:23 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Dives Beneath the Breathtaking Blue Waters of the Caribbean Sea to Uncover Potential Disastrous Threats
The world premiere special, "Caribbean's Deadly Underworld with Bob Ballard," premieres Sunday, May 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/05/14 - 09:14 AM]
Everett Bradley, Who Tours with the Legendary E Street Band, Joins "The Meredith Vieira Show" Jon Harris to Serve as the New Daytime Show's Announcer
Plus: Geoff Rosen and Matthew Strauss have been named Co-Executive Producers for the daytime show which has now been sold to local stations in 98% of the U.S.

[05/05/14 - 09:07 AM]
One Young Woman's Journey Begins in the Series Premiere of "Chasing Life," Airing Tuesday, June 10th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
The series stars Italia Ricci, Mary Page Keller, Aisha Dee, Richard Brancatisano and Haley Ramm.

[05/05/14 - 09:06 AM]
Ezra's Life Hangs in the Balance in the Season Five Premiere of "Pretty Little Liars," Premiering Tuesday, June 10th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Fans can prepare for the return to Rosewood in an all-day marathon starting at 11:00 AM (ET/PT) and running up to the one-hour season premiere.

[05/05/14 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Wins 2nd Straight Sunday and Is the Only Net Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/05/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Crisis" Maintains Its 18-49 Rating Week to Week and Matches Its Top Rating Since April 13
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/05/14 - 08:33 AM]
Miranda Lambert Leads the "2014 CMT Music Awards" Nominations with Six
Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan follow with five nominations each, while Keith Urban and Taylor Swift are tied with four nominations.

[05/05/14 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week
"Resurrection" and "Revenge" both post gains for the Alphabet among adults 18-49.

[05/05/14 - 07:53 AM]
Bounce TV Announces New Series & Series Renewals
Newcomers "Mann & Wife" and "Sisters" will join returning series "Family Time" and "Off The Chain."

[05/05/14 - 07:21 AM]
NFL Star Athletes Voice Their Animated Personas in NFL Rush Zone, "Draft Special," Premiering Wed., May 7, at 8:30 P.M. ET on Nicktoons
Guest stars in the one-hour installment include Nick Mangold, Eric Fisher, Robert Griffin III, Michael Irvin and Cris Collinsworth.

[05/05/14 - 06:36 AM]
FOX Gives Fans a Front Row Seat at Second Annual "Fanfront" on New York City Monday, May 12
Andy Samberg, Mindy Kaling, Zooey Deschanel, Jane Lynch, Will Forte, David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel are among those slated to appear.

[05/05/14 - 06:06 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Top Rated Original Primetime Series "When Calls the Heart" Earns a Second Season Renewal
Since its premiere on January 11, the series has consistently rated top five in its Saturday night timeslot and has been seen by more than 12.3 million unduplicated viewers.

[05/04/14 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Keep NBC in Front
The Peacock's Saturday edition is last night's most-watched program.

[05/04/14 - 08:45 AM]
With Its First Original In Three Weeks, "SNL" Retains 100% of Its Prior Rating in Metered Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 3.

[05/03/14 - 06:36 PM]
Video: Watch Highlights from the "24: Live Another Day" World Premiere Event at the Intrepid in New York City
The series returns with a two-hour premiere this Monday, May 5 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[05/03/14 - 04:17 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Shark Tank" Victory
Last night's installment jumps nearly 30% from a week ago among adults 18-49.

[05/03/14 - 11:18 AM]
NBA Playoffs Game 7 Doubleheader Sunday on ABC: Nets-Raptors, Mavericks-Spurs
"NBA Countdown" precedes the doubleheader at 12:30 p.m. on ABC with guest host Michelle Beadle and analysts Doug Collins, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons.

[05/03/14 - 09:05 AM]
"Grimm" Is Up 17% Versus Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 5% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 2.

[05/03/14 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins 5th Straight Friday with Its Top Rating Since November 2012 in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 2.

[05/02/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 2
Updates include: Ray Romano joins Martin Scorsese's new drama pilot at HBO; Meera Rohit Kumbhani cast in FOX's "Weird Loners"; and "Grey's Anatomy" quartet to return for two more years.

[05/02/14 - 02:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang," "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
Plus: numbers for A&E's "The Killer Speaks," Investigation Discovery's "Dates from Hell" and USA's "Sirens."

[05/02/14 - 12:50 PM]
Video: Official Trailer Released for Starz' Original Series "Outlander"
Based on Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling books, the series launches this summer.

[05/02/14 - 12:31 PM]
Blake Shelton to Perform "My Eyes" on Monday, May 5 Live Telecast of "The Voice"
Shelton, a multiple Grammy Award nominee, will be joined by former "Voice" artists Gwen Sebastian, who was a member of Team Blake during the show's second season in 2012.

[05/02/14 - 12:04 PM]
ABC News Coverage for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil - Cross-Platform Reporting from Brazil begins Thursday, June 12
ABC News Anchor Bob Woodruff will report for ESPN across all platforms and will contribute to ABC News reports along with ESPN Correspondents Jeremy Schaap and Julie Foudy.

[05/02/14 - 11:53 AM]
"The Chew's" Michael Symon Plays "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on Friday, May 9, 2014
All week (May 5-9), "Millionaire" will donate $10,000 to CMN Hospitals each time a contestant makes it into the second round of the game (questions 11-14).

[05/02/14 - 11:32 AM]
ESPN Names Reporters for FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Julie Foudy, Jeremy Schaap, John Sutcliffe, Bob Woodruff and ESPN Brazil's Rubens Pozzi will appear on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC during pre-match, halftime and post-match shows, and more!

[05/02/14 - 11:25 AM]
History's "Vikings" Conquers Season Two Finale with 3.4 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Thursday, May 1.







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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with Dec. 3 Live Production of "The Wiz" Featuring Production Partner Cirque du Soleil Theatrical
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
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Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
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[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Sons of Winter" Answers Call of the Wild in the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale
The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
Beginning March 30, curious minds will be challenged to uncover the truth by immersing themselves in the online experience "Explore American Odyssey" at www.exploreamericanodyssey.com.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "Shadowhunters," a Saga Series Based on the Beloved New York Times Bestselling Book Series The Mortal Instruments
The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.