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[05/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Samantha Logan to topline ABC Family's "Recovery Road"; "The Mindy Project" to return with reduced episode order; and Comedy Central nabs FX's "Archer" repeats.

[05/06/14 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Orders 10 More Episodes of Multi-Camera Comedy "Mulaney"
The John Mulaney-led half-hour now has an initial order of 16 episodes at the network.

[05/06/14 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Drama "Odyssey" Completes NBC's Series Orders for Today
In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide.

[05/06/14 - 05:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - NBC Gives "Tooken" New Moniker of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
Ellie Kemper star in the comedy, from co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.

[05/06/14 - 05:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Katherine Heigl-Led "State of Affairs" Latest to Series at NBC
She'll star as a top CIA analyst who assembles the president's Daily Briefing.

[05/06/14 - 04:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - NBC Gives Series Series Order to Drama "Allegiance"
The drama, formerly known as "Coercion," stars Scott Cohen, Hope Davis, Margarita Levieva and Gavin Stenhouse.

[05/06/14 - 04:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Comedy "Marry Me" Heads to Series at NBC
Casey Wilson and Ken Marino star in the single-camera project, from creator David Caspe.

[05/06/14 - 03:50 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Gives Latest Series Order to "Red Band Society"
The series follows a diverse group of teenagers in the pediatric wing of a hospital who become unlikely allies and friends.

[05/06/14 - 03:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Orders Lee Daniels/Danny Strong Drama "Empire" to Series
The unique family drama is set in the world of a hip-hop empire and will feature both original and current music.

[05/06/14 - 02:50 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "Dancing" Top Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for FX's "Louie," Nickelodeon's "AwesomenessTV" and Bravo's "Southern Charm: Secrets Revealed."

[05/06/14 - 02:16 PM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in Cable on Sunday Night and Marks Best Night in Network History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/06/14 - 01:35 PM]
Street League Skateboarding Nike SB World Tour Announces New Stops, FOX Sports 1 Television Schedule
Following its inaugural season with presenting partner Nike SB, SLS is exposing competition skateboarding to greater audiences by televising the events live on FOX Sports 1.

[05/06/14 - 01:13 PM]
"Top Gear" Returns to History(R) with All New Episodes Premiering Tuesday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood come back to explore new territories, new challenges and push new boundaries.

[05/06/14 - 12:46 PM]
Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin to Perform on 2014 Billboard Music Awards
Plus: Jordin Sparks, Kelly Rowland, Kendall Jenner, Kevin O'Leary, Mark Cuban, Pete Wentz and Wiz Khalifa to serve as presenters.

[05/06/14 - 12:34 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" Logo Unveiled
The joint logo will be used as part of the 16 regular-season Thursday Night Football games across CBS and NFL Network, kicking off September 11 with Pittsburgh at Baltimore.

[05/06/14 - 12:15 PM]
After a 19-Month Hiatus, Television's Most Critically Acclaimed Comedy Series "Louie" Returns in Fine Fashion
FX spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 12:06 PM]
Driven by the Success of the NBA Playoffs, TNT Swept the Field Last Week as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 12:05 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 151st-Straight Week in Tweens and for the 150th Time in the Prior 151 Weeks in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 12:03 PM]
Starz Orders Third Season of Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
Plus: John Shiban joins "Da Vinci's Demons" season three as executive producer and showrunner.

[05/06/14 - 11:53 AM]
TLC Offers Up a Family Fun-Filled Sunday with Season Finale of "Long Island Medium" and One-Hour Special "Quints by Surprise: The Five Turn Five"
Plus: TLC's third "Tweet to Win" live event gives viewers another chance to win a reading with Theresa by tweeting with the hashtag #LongIslandMedium beginning at 8pm through 11pm.

[05/06/14 - 11:30 AM]
E! Series "Escape Club" Premiering June 8 at 10:00PM Offers a Lucky Few the Chance to Abandon Everything and Change the Course of Their Lives Forever
The series is a one-hour, real-life soap opera where men and women abandon their lives and head off to a luxurious paradise on the beaches of the Dominican Republic looking for a new destiny.

[05/06/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Kid President(R): Declaration of Awesome," Set to Premiere on the Hub Network, June 7
The series, from executive producer Rainn Wilson, will air Saturdays at 7:00/6:00c on the network.

[05/06/14 - 11:02 AM]
FOX Has 2 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 10:52 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Still King of the Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Everest Avalanche Tragedy," Spike TV's "Hungry Investors" and HBO's "Veep."

[05/06/14 - 10:47 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: TNT Claims Top Spots with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "A Daughter's Nightmare," TLC's "OMG EMT!" and OWN's "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[05/06/14 - 10:33 AM]
NBC, Clear Channel Renew iHeartRadio Music Awards for 2015
The event took place at the Shrine Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles and paid homage to the City of Angels.

[05/06/14 - 10:17 AM]
"Sing Your Face Off" Will Premiere on May 31
John Barrowman hosts the new ABC series, while Debbie Gibson and Darrell Hammond serve as the primary judges.

[05/06/14 - 10:06 AM]
Meghan Ory, Luke Macfarlane, Adrienne Barbeau and Art Hindle Star in "The Memory Book" a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere July 26
Intrigued by the love of a young couple found in an old photo album, a tenacious, up-and-coming photographer makes it her mission to find the couple and figure out if true love exists.

[05/06/14 - 10:05 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Capture Three of the Week's Top Five Primetime Rankings on the Big 4 for April 28-May 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 3rd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49, Marking Its Longest In-Season Streak at No. 1 in Over 6-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 09:59 AM]
CBS Extends Its Viewer Winning Streak to Nine Consecutive Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 09:07 AM]
WE tv's First Scripted Drama "The Divide" to Premiere July 16 at 9pm ET/PT
Marin Ireland, Damon Gupton, Nia Long, Paul Schneider, Clark Peters and Joe Anderson star in the series, from Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn.

[05/06/14 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel's History Explorer Don Wildman Kicks Off a New Season and a New Night of "Monumental Mysteries"
Season two - Friday, June 13 at 9:00/8:00c - will feature 13 hour-long episodes with more intriguing stories from one end of the U.S. to the other.

[05/06/14 - 08:47 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 for the Sixth Time in Seven Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/06/14 - 08:46 AM]
New ESPN Series "Inside: U.S. Soccer's March to Brazil" Premieres May 13
The six-episode documentary series from ESPN Films, the production group behind "30 for 30," will conclude on Wednesday, June 11.

[05/06/14 - 08:43 AM]
"The Voice" Retains 100% of Its Rating for Each of the Prior Two Mondays in Adults 18-49 to Remain the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Beats "Ellen" to Rank as the Week's #2 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 21-25.

[05/06/14 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off Return of "24"
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[05/06/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 4th Straight Week with "Dancing" Leading the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 08:22 AM]
IFC Has a New Look - Same Letters, Same Tagline, New Font, New Upward Tilt
Check out the new logo for the cable channel.

[05/06/14 - 08:15 AM]
NBA Playoffs on ESPN: Second Most-Watched First Round Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA playoffs coverage to date.

[05/06/14 - 08:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series Follows Car Collectors Looking for Rare Vehicles in World's Deadliest Places
"Chrome Underground" premieres Friday, May 23 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/06/14 - 08:05 AM]
Meghan Markle, Christopher Jacot and Kristina Pesic Star in "When Sparks Fly" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 28
Previously known as "Oh Say Can You See," the project also stars Lochlyn Munro, Jacqueline Samuda and Keith MacKechnie.

[05/06/14 - 08:04 AM]
Nickjr.com Launches Hilarious New Online Video Series Featuring "Bubble Guppies," "Wallykazam!" and "Paw Patrol"
The new videos featuring iconic moments, silly outtakes and surprising scenes from said shows.

[05/06/14 - 07:51 AM]
"48 Hours: Temptation in Texas" Was Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 3.

[05/06/14 - 07:46 AM]
FOX Sports Presents New Six-Part Docu-Series Examining Lowest Level of Professional Baseball
"The Pecos League" will air for six consecutive Tuesdays starting May 13 at 9:30 PM ET on FOX Sports 1.

[05/06/14 - 06:54 AM]
Lifetime Pulls "Relative Insanity" After Two Episodes
Repeats of "Celebrity Wife Swap" will fill the network's Friday, 10:00/9:00c hour going forward.

[05/06/14 - 06:18 AM]
Ovation Unearths Original Special "One Man's Trash"
The hour-long program features various artists from Portland, Oregon competing in an eco-artistic challenge.

[05/06/14 - 06:05 AM]
Vivica A. Fox and Sarah Lancaster Star with Marcia Strassman in "Looking for Mr. Right," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, June 7
Oscar Nuñez, Kip Pardue, Brandon Quinn and Katy Stoll also star in the film, formerly known as "My George."

[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."







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[07/30/15 - 03:22 PM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" to Return for Fourth and Final Season in Jan. 2016, Exclusively on Cinemax
"The show's exceptional blend of action and drama earned a vocal and passionate fan base that will not be disappointed in 'Banshee's' final season," said Michael Lombardo.

[07/30/15 - 03:21 PM]
First Season of Emmy(R)-Nominated Cinemax Series "The Knick," Directed by Steven Soderbergh and Starring Clive Owen, To Have a Ten-Week Special Presentation on HBO Digital Platforms, Including HBO NOW, Starting Aug. 14
In addition, HBO2 will present a marathon of the entire ten-episode first season on Saturday, Oct. 10, starting at noon (ET/PT).

[07/30/15 - 03:20 PM]
"Amy Schumer: Live from the Apollo," The Comedy Star's First HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Oct. 17
Directed by Chris Rock and taped May 29 before a live audience at New York's iconic Apollo Theater, the one-hour special features Schumer talking about her life.

[07/30/15 - 03:19 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Leftovers" Returns for Its Second Season Oct. 4
The 10-episode second season is currently in production in Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

[07/30/15 - 03:18 PM]
Comedy Series "Doll & Em," Starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, Returns for Its Second Season Sept. 13 on HBO
Guest stars this season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

[07/30/15 - 03:03 PM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Talent Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
In it, the cast and creators give an inside look at what's coming up, the dynamics of the upcoming season, and introduce you to the compelling new characters viewers will meet.

[07/30/15 - 03:02 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker George Miller in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 30 at 8 PM ET
Join director Robert Rodriguez as he sits down with fellow filmmaker George Miller for an hour-long conversation about Miller's stunning career.

[07/30/15 - 03:01 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Is Joined by Acclaimed Director, Writer and Producer Michael Mann in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 9
Following the sit down conversation will be a special network showing of Mann's classic Manhunter at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
WNBA All-Star Game Delivers Strong Viewership over 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
Blair Underwood Returns to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
He'll return as Agent May's ex-husband Andrew Garner.

[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2015
The films include an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the world's most famous ballet company, an intimate portrait of foreign-policy legend Richard Holbrooke and the racially charged story of a fight for justice.

[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
Investigation Discovery Honors True Crime Author and Pioneer Ann Rule
Rule acted as a consultant and contributor on a number of Investigation Discovery series, providing unparalleled expertise and insight into criminal psychology.

[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
HBO and Russell Simmons Enter Into Overall Production and Development Deal
Simmons has five active projects with the world's leading premium television service, three of which are being developed through his media company, All Def Digital (ADD).

[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
TV One Posts Strongest July in Network History Reporting 10th Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Gains in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
UP Acquires Full Seven-Season Run of Award-Winning, Fan-Favorite Series "Gilmore Girls" Family Network to Begin Airing Episodes in the Fall
UP acquired "Gilmore Girls" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and will begin airing the 153 one-hour episodes of the series in the fall.