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[05/08/14 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: USA passes on its three remaining pilots; AMC's "Better Call Saul" adds trio; and Dan Goor, Jenna Bans, Patrick Massett and John Zinman all ink overall deals.

[05/08/14 - 10:01 PM]
Reports: ABC Renews "The Middle"; Cancels "Mixology," "Trophy Wife"
Frankie Shaw and Marcia Gay Harden broke the news about their respective series earlier this evening.

[05/08/14 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 8
With only two performance shows left in the season, tune in next week to catch a very special 500th episode on Wednesday, May 14.

[05/08/14 - 08:06 PM]
"Modern Family" Rounds Out ABC's Renewals for Tonight
The Emmy-winning comedy will not surprisingly be back for a sixth season.

[05/08/14 - 07:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - ABC Continues Series Orders with Quartet
Newly on tap are dramas "Agent Carter" and "Forever" plus comedies "Manhattan Love Story" and "Selfie."

[05/08/14 - 07:42 PM]
"The Goldbergs," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Join ABC's Growing List of Renewals
The Alphabet continues its renewal binge for the 2014-15 season.

[05/08/14 - 07:20 PM]
"Grey's Anatomy," "Revenge" & "Scandal" Also Renewed by ABC
Said trio joins the just announced "Castle," "Once Upon a Time" and "Resurrection."

[05/08/14 - 07:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - Three Dramas, Two Comedies Kick Off ABC's Series Orders
Dramas "American Crime," "How to Get Away with Murder" and "The Whispers" are on tap, as are comedies "Black-ish" and "Galavant."

[05/08/14 - 07:05 PM]
ABC Renews "Castle," "Once Upon a Time" & "Resurrection"
Said pickups mark the Alphabet's first scripted renewals for the 2014-15 season.

[05/08/14 - 03:05 PM]
Barbara Walters Says Goodbye to Daily Television with Her Final Co-Host Appearance on "The View," Friday, May 16
Highlights include exclusive sneak peeks at the ABC primetime special "Barbara Walters: Her Story," airing Friday, May 16.

[05/08/14 - 03:01 PM]
Lorde to Perform New Single "Tennis Court" on 2014 Billboard Music Awards
She joins the previously announced 5 Seconds of Summer, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, OneRepublic, Pitbull and Ricky Martin.

[05/08/14 - 02:50 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Criminal Minds," "Modern Family" Hold Onto Top Spots
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Hollywood Exes," Investigation Discovery's "Most Infamous" and MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show."

[05/08/14 - 02:02 PM]
Nickelodeon Orders a Second Season of Hit Animated Series "Breadwinners"
The series will make its season one debut on the network's international channels this fall.

[05/08/14 - 01:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - "A to Z" Joins New Comedy Roster at NBC
Ben Feldman and Cristin Milioti play a pair that almost wasn't - and all that happened from the day they met.

[05/08/14 - 01:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - "The Mysteries of Laura" Also Heads to Series at NBC
Debra Messing stars as Laura Diamond, a brilliant NYPD homicide detective who balances her "Columbo" day job with a crazy family life.

[05/08/14 - 01:00 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - "Constantine" Conjures Up Series Order at NBC
Matt Ryan stars in the project, based on the comic book series "Hellblazer" from DC Comics.

[05/08/14 - 12:10 PM]
El Rey Network Reveals Tuesday, July 15 at 9 PM ET/PT Premiere Date for Second-Original Scripted Series, "Matador"
The series chronicles the unlikely rise of Tony "Matador" Bravo (Gabriel Luna), a popular soccer star who comes to be known as much for his playboy antics off the field as his dynamic moves on it.

[05/08/14 - 12:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - The CW Passes on "Identity," "Supernatural: Bloodlines"
Said duo didn't make the cut for The CW's 2014-15 season roster.

[05/08/14 - 12:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - The CW Picks Up Quartet of New Dramas
"The Flash," "iZOMBIE," "Jane the Virgin" and "The Messengers" are all on tap from the netlet next season.

[05/08/14 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Orders "K.C. Undercover," a New Family Comedy Series Starring Teen Superstar Zendaya
Kadeem Hardison, Tammy Townsend, Kamil McFadden and Veronica Dunne also star in the series, due in early 2015.

[05/08/14 - 12:00 PM]
The CW Renews "The 100," "Beauty and the Beast" & "Hart of Dixie"
"The Carrie Diaries," "Star-Crossed" and "The Tomorrow People" however won't be back.

[05/08/14 - 11:48 AM]
Destination America Makes a Splash This Summer with the Premiere of "Buying the Beach!"
The series bows on Monday, June 2 with back-to-back episodes starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/08/14 - 11:44 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Air Live Daily Coverage of 2014 Amgen Tour of California May 11-18
128 cyclists compete in the eight-day, more than 720-mile race, divided into 16 squads, nine of which are registered UCI Pro teams, cycling's top-tier competitors.

[05/08/14 - 11:32 AM]
E! and Diane Von Furstenberg Partner for New Series on the Search for Iconic Fashion House's First Ever Global Brand Ambassador
"The DVF Project" grants viewers exclusive access inside Diane von Furstenberg's stylish world, showcasing the unique skill set, intelligence and utter devotion it takes to become a DVF girl.

[05/08/14 - 11:29 AM]
Discovery Channel Ventures Into the Perilous World of Kodiak Island, Alaska in New Series "Kodiak"
The four-part series launches Wednesday May 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/08/14 - 11:21 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Deliver Five-Week Highs in Adults 18-49 for Week of April 28-May 2
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 28-May 2.

[05/08/14 - 11:16 AM]
TLC Heads Back South for Wedding Season with All-New Episodes of "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta"
With back-to-back premiere episodes on Friday, June 6, the upcoming season features a new batch of southern brides-to-be as they visit Bridals by Lori in search of their dream dress.

[05/08/14 - 11:03 AM]
FYI(TM) Sources Inspiration from Pinterest for New Original Series "We're Moving In" (Working Title)
The television series is among the first to integrate creative direction from Pinterest, and will offer audience engagement beyond the linear viewing experience.

[05/08/14 - 10:08 AM]
TVGN to Air Mid-Season Catch-Up Marathon of The CW's "Beauty & The Beast"
Fans can catch-up on the first four episodes of season two this Sunday, May 11 from 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM, ET/PT.

[05/08/14 - 10:02 AM]
A&E Network Expands Industry-Leading Original Non-Fiction Programming Slate
New series include "Dogs of War," "Godfather of Pittsburgh," "Love Prison" and "Lone Star Lady."

[05/08/14 - 10:01 AM]
Katt Williams Returns to HBO for a New Stand-Up Comedy Special Taping May 17, With Spike Lee Directing
To be taped at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, California May 17, the exclusive hour-long presentation will be directed by Spike Lee and debut later this year.

[05/08/14 - 09:55 AM]
CBS Sweeps Every Hour on Wednesday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 7.

[05/08/14 - 09:38 AM]
Lifetime Adapts Highly Acclaimed Best-Selling Novel, "The Red Tent," Into Two-Night Miniseries with All-Star Cast
Airing over two nights later this year, the all-star cast includes Minnie Driver, Morena Baccarin, Rebecca Ferguson, Iain Glen, Will Tudor and Debra Winger.

[05/08/14 - 09:33 AM]
Starz to Premiere "Outlander" Saturday, August 9th at 9PM ET/PT
The sixteen-episode first season is currently shooting on location in Scotland.

[05/08/14 - 09:06 AM]
USA Network Announces Cast-Contingent Pilot Pick-Up for the Drama Series "Stanistan"
Plus: the network has commissioned the comedy pilot presentation "Difficult People," starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner.

[05/08/14 - 08:48 AM]
PBS Announces New Fall Season Lineup
Highlights include the premiere of Ken Burns's seven-part series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."

[05/08/14 - 08:48 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Takes Viewers Into the "Back of the Shop"
The project is a weekly half-hour series featuring some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment in a relaxed, casual and, until now, private atmosphere.

[05/08/14 - 08:44 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Ranks #2 in Its Time Period in Most Key Measures and Is #1 in Adults, Men and Women 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 7.

[05/08/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spot with Gains
"Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and "CSI" are all up from last week's numbers among adults 18-49.

[05/08/14 - 08:25 AM]
Jessica Alba, Melissa Joan Hart, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Caroline Rhea Join NickMom to Celebrate Mother's Day During "Take Me to Your Mother" Premiere Week May 5-9
The premiere week will also feature star Andrea Rosen chatting about parenting with a wide cross-section of moms - from biker moms and musical moms, to risk-taking moms and moms who live off the land.

[05/08/14 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesday's #1 TV Show for Its 8th Consecutive Original in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 7.

[05/08/14 - 08:06 AM]
Meet the 12 Ladies Competing for Prince Charming on "I Wanna Marry 'Harry'"
FOX's latest reality entry premieres Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/08/14 - 07:50 AM]
Showtime(R) Docu-Series "Years of Living Dangerously" Moves to New Time Slot on Monday Nights
The groundbreaking documentary event series moves to a new time slot on Monday nights beginning this Monday, May 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/08/14 - 07:43 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows by Double-Digits to Its Best Week Since Mid-March in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 28-May 2.

[05/08/14 - 07:31 AM]
NBC Sports Group Tackles 2014 NFL Draft
Co-hosts Mike Florio and Erik Kuselias will be joined by NFL analysts and former players Shaun King, Ross Tucker and Jon Ritchie to preview and break down each pick.

[05/08/14 - 07:08 AM]
Damian Lewis Joins the Cast of Epic "Masterpiece" on PBS Drama "Wolf Hall"
He will play Henry VIII opposite Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in the much anticipated adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novels which has begun filming.

[05/08/14 - 03:01 AM]
Watch Michael Jackson Make Television History on the 2014 Billboard Music Awards! Don't Miss This Once in a Lifetime Moment!
The Michael Jackson world premiere at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards follows in the footsteps (or dance steps!) of Michael's most wonderful television moments.

[05/07/14 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: TBS, TNT pass on remaining pilots; HGTV opts to not move forward with "Flip It Forward"; and Amy Paffrath to host VH1's "Dating Naked."

[05/07/14 - 07:31 PM]
"American Idol XIV" Announces Auditions in 15 Cities Across America
The series begins its 14th season nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country in Minneapolis, MN, on Wednesday, June 18.

[05/07/14 - 04:56 PM]
TLC's "19 Kids & Counting" Brings in Duggar-Sized Ratings
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 6.







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[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.