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[05/30/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 30
Updates include: CBS Television Distribution pulls the plug on "The Arsenio Hall Show"; Peter Fonda cast in AMC's "Galyntine"; and India Ennenga boards A&E's "The Returned."

[05/30/14 - 05:05 PM]
Video: "Married" - A New FX Original Comedy
The network's latest original comedy premieres Thursday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/30/14 - 03:52 PM]
NBC Reschedules "Growing Up Fisher" One-Hour Finale for Wednesday, June 11
Said swan song will be followed by the two-hour NBC News special "The People VS. O.J. Simpson: What the Jury Never Heard."

[05/30/14 - 02:31 PM]
UEFA Champions League Final Attracts Over Three Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, May 24.

[05/30/14 - 02:22 PM]
Catch-Up with Universal Cable Productions Series: "Covert Affairs," "Royal Pains" and "Suits" Before Their Summer Premieres on USA Network
Additionally, beginning June 2, iTunes, XBOX and Vudu will feature a "catch-up" package of the 15 most essential episodes of "Covert Affairs" to watch before the premiere.

[05/30/14 - 02:21 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Playoffs Claim Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "National Spelling Bee," truTV's "Impractical Jokers" and History's "Big Rig Bounty Hunters."

[05/30/14 - 12:52 PM]
TV Land Is Hosting a "Best of Friends" Marathon
The "Best of Friends" marathon will take place Saturday, May 31 through Wednesday, June 4 starting at 6pm ET/PT.

[05/30/14 - 12:18 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate May Sweep and Cap the Period with Eight-Week Highs
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 19-23.

[05/30/14 - 11:58 AM]
With More than 13 Million Views, the 7th Edition of Celebrities Read Mean Tweets Is the Most-Watched Yet in the Series
ABC spins the digital numbers for May 22 through May 27.

[05/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
Starz Previews New Original Series "Power" with Premiere Episode Sampling Initiative
"Power" is the first-ever television show to premiere on Twitter using the service's new in-line video feature that enables one-touch playback.

[05/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
Disney-ABC Announces New Syndicated Daytime Talker with Tyra Banks for 2015
Incorporating Tyra's remarkable social media reach of more than 28 million followers across all platforms, as well as her digitally connected co-hosts, the show will offer a true cross-platform experience.

[05/30/14 - 10:57 AM]
History Television Event Series "Texas Rising" Casts Kris Kristofferson as Andrew Jackson
During the Texas Revolution, President Jackson avoided direct U.S. involvement, unwilling to risk open war against Mexico as he continued to monitor the political situation.

[05/30/14 - 10:29 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Unveils New Design and Additional Features for WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior
The WATCH services make it possible for fans to watch popular shows anytime, anywhere via desktops, connected TVs, smartphones and tablets.

[05/30/14 - 10:13 AM]
E! Kicks Off Summer Here Campaign with Hot New Series, Specials and Episodes Starting This June Through Labor Day
New series include "Escape Club," premiering Sunday, June 8; and "Botched," due on Tuesday, June 24.

[05/30/14 - 08:59 AM]
"Undateable" Is the Top Debuting Summer Comedy in Five Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 29.

[05/30/14 - 08:48 AM]
Sara Bareilles and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation Announce Winners of $100,000 Inaugural "Keys + Kids" Piano Grant Program
"The piano has been a central instrument of my life, and that is largely thanks to music education programs I had access to in school," said Sara Bareilles.

[05/30/14 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX & NBC Share Demo Crown
The Peacock's "Last Comic Standing" is the night's top original draw among adults 18-49.

[05/30/14 - 08:37 AM]
Supernatural Thriller "Bitten" Returns to Syfy for Second Season
The series, from leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), will return to Syfy in 2015.

[05/30/14 - 08:00 AM]
ABC's Kimmel Attracts Its Two Largest-Ever Sweep Audiences in 2013-14 to Mark Its Most-Watched Season Yet
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 19-23.

[05/30/14 - 07:32 AM]
SundanceTV Pays Tribute to the Passing of Renowned Poet and Author Maya Angelou, Airing Her "Iconoclasts" Episode with Comedian Dave Chappelle on Thursday, June 5 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The episode, which originally aired in 2005, featured provocative comedian Dave Chappelle.

[05/29/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 29
Updates include: Amy Bruni, Adam Berry exit Syfy's "Ghost Hunters"; Annabeth Gish to visit FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and Toby Sebastian cast in Lifetime's "The Red Tent."

[05/29/14 - 06:08 PM]
NBC Exclusive Primetime Special/"Mariah Carey: At Home in Concert with Matt Lauer"
For the first time, Carey performs in a one-of-a-kind special concert from the house she shares with husband Nick Cannon in Bel-Air, overlooking the Hollywood Hills.

[05/29/14 - 03:25 PM]
Duggar Family Delivers Series' Best Ratings Ever for TLC's 19 "Kids & Counting"
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 27.

[05/29/14 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" and "Melissa & Joey" Soar to 13-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Multi-Week Highs in Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 28.

[05/29/14 - 02:58 PM]
OWN Honors Dr. Maya Angelou with Special Tribute This Sunday, June 1
Highlights include encore presentations of "Super Soul Sunday, "Oprah's Master Class," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and the network premiere of "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball."

[05/29/14 - 02:57 PM]
Kings-Blackhawks 2OT Thriller Is Most-Watched Western Conference Final Game on Cable in Five Years
NBCSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 28.

[05/29/14 - 02:32 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Claims Top Spot with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles," truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" and Discovery's "Kodiak."

[05/29/14 - 02:22 PM]
E! Brings the Sun, Fun and the Road to the Altar with Brand New Episodes of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," Premiering on June 8th at 9PM ET/PT
Kris, Bruce, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Rob, Kendall and Kylie show they're ready shake it all out, soak up the sun and take a new family member into the fold.

[05/29/14 - 01:37 PM]
ABC to Revive "The Assets" Beginning Saturday, June 21
The six remaining installments of the limited series will roll out on Saturday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/29/14 - 01:02 PM]
"Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.," A Moving, Deeply Personal Look at the Life and Career of the Esteemed Figurative Painter, Debuts June 9, Exclusively on HBO
An official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, the film was directed by Perri Peltz and Geeta Gandbhi.

[05/29/14 - 12:52 PM]
Video: "The Strain" - Takeover
FX reveals the first footage from the new drama, premiering Sunday, July 13.

[05/29/14 - 12:15 PM]
E! Lets You Relive All Your Favorite Moments from "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" When a Week-Long Marathon Starts Monday, June 2 at 7am ET/PT
Said stunt will lead up to the brand new episodes of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" premiering Sunday, June 8.

[05/29/14 - 12:10 PM]
Champions Crowned on FOX as 2014 College Football Schedule Unveiled
Top contests featuring Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA teams appear on the FOX broadcast network, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Networks (FSN), FOX College Sports (FCS), FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO all season long.

[05/29/14 - 12:00 PM]
Original Series "Boyster" Premieres Saturday, June 14 on Disney XD
The animated series will air on various weekdays at 12:30 PM ET/PT on the cable channel.

[05/29/14 - 11:40 AM]
Animal Planet Gets Into the Swim of Things This Summer with Three-Part Series "The Pool Master"
The newcomer rolls out Friday, June 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/29/14 - 11:10 AM]
Longhorn Network to Air Texas Football Season Opener, Coach Strong Debut
This will be the fourth straight year LHN has aired the opening matchup, and it will be the ninth football game to air live on the network.

[05/29/14 - 11:01 AM]
Kevin Reilly Steps Down as Chairman, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company
During the transition period, before naming a replacement, Reilly's senior executives will report to Rice.

[05/29/14 - 10:59 AM]
Morgan Spurlock's "7 Deadly Sins" to Premiere Thursday, August 7th on Showtime(R)
The in-depth look at the weird and darkly comic world of sin was previously set to launch on Thursday, June 19.

[05/29/14 - 10:47 AM]
Mike Florio to Host "Prime Numbers" Series on Pro Football Talk on NBCSN
"Prime Numbers" will determine and celebrate the most influential players in the history of the NFL to wear each jersey number (1-99).

[05/29/14 - 10:33 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 4 to Premiere Saturday, August 2 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The new season of the series will air in two parts with the first 10 episodes running consecutively through Saturday, October 4.

[05/29/14 - 10:09 AM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "America's Got Talent" Return Tops Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Little Women: LA," Syfy's "Heroes of Cosplay" and Investigation Discovery's "Sinister Ministers: Collared."

[05/29/14 - 10:07 AM]
VH1 Seeks Counseling for a Fifth Season of "VH1 Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn"
Jenna Jameson & John Wood, Dick Donato & Stephanie Rogness-Fischer, Treach & Cicely Evans, and Deena Cortese & Chris Buckner are among this season's participants.

[05/29/14 - 10:02 AM]
Hit HBO Series "True Blood" Kicks Off Its Seventh and Final Season June 22
Created by Alan Ball, the show is based on the bestselling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris.

[05/29/14 - 10:00 AM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Casts Marilyn Manson in a Recurring Role
He'll play Ron Tully, a white supremacist prison shot-caller who Jax uses to expand his power base.

[05/29/14 - 09:42 AM]
Join the Hunt for Legendary Creatures When "Monster Weekend" Comes to the Discovery Channel on Saturday, May 31st and Sunday, June 1st
Boasting brand new specials and first looks at upcoming series, "Monster Weekend" will take viewers on an adventure that follows the lives of extraordinary creatures and those who hunt them!

[05/29/14 - 09:34 AM]
Bravo Earns Most-Watched May in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[05/29/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Conspiracy Files" - All-New Series Premieres Thursday, June 5 at 8pm & 8:30pm E/P on Destination America
The series tackles compelling conspiracy theories by opening previously off-limits secret files made public by the Freedom of Information Act.

[05/29/14 - 09:07 AM]
T.I. (Discussing Stevie Wonder), Tank (On Muddy Waters) Among Popular Artists to Honor Black Music Month on Bounce TV
The new, originally-produced short form series features top contemporary recording artists talking about the music and contributions of some of the most iconic black performers, musicians and artists in history.

[05/29/14 - 08:57 AM]
Chuck Hughes Continues His Search for Best Dishes Around on Cooking Channel's "Eat the Street"
Look for season three to roll out on Thursday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/29/14 - 08:51 AM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres Season Two of Its Hit Newsmagazine "Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall" on Sunday, June 1 at 10/9C
The series continues with 10 all-new episodes featuring complete coverage of crimes that shocked the nation and shook the small communities where they took place.







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[08/28/14 - 05:31 PM]
"Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" Premieres Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week, America's ultimate automotive event.

[08/28/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Enters Its 27th Season in National Syndication September 1, 2014
The show finished the 2013-14 season as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households, posting an 8% gain over the prior year, and its highest Household rating in 6 years.

[08/28/14 - 01:40 PM]
Lori Loughlin Stars in "Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere October 26
Steve Bacic, Sarah Strange and Brendan Meyer also star in the second installment of the "Garage Sale Mystery" movie series.

[08/28/14 - 12:12 PM]
HGTV's Newest Series "Sold on the Spot" Taps Into the Ultimate Buying and Selling Fantasy
In his new series, Josh teams up with house hunters to knock on every door in their ideal location and convince one homeowner to sell their house within 24 hours.

[08/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
FXX Paints Labor Day Weekend Yellow - Five Days Left in Record 12-Day "The Simpsons" Marathon Ends Monday, September 1 at Midnight ET
Following the conclusion of the 12-day marathon on Monday night, "The Simpsons" moves to its regular weekly schedule beginning on Tuesday, September 2.

[08/28/14 - 12:03 PM]
Emmy and Tony Award-Winning Actor David Hyde Pierce Joins "The Good Wife" in Recurring Role for Season Six
The role will mark Pierce's first appearance in a television series since "Frasier" ended its run in 2004.

[08/28/14 - 11:40 AM]
HBO's Banksy Does New York a User-Generated Chronicle of the Street Artist's One-Month Residency in New York City, To Debut Nov. 17
"From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed. The film captures this month of madness created by user-generated footage," says Sheila Nevins.

[08/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
The Reinvention of "The View" Continues as ABC Recruits a Powerful New Senior Team
Bill Wolff, Brian Balthazar, Ashley S. Gorman and Kathleen Rajsp are among those overseeing the new season.

[08/28/14 - 11:13 AM]
Get Ready for the Hottest Night of the Summer on the Season Finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" Wednesday, September 3 on FOX
Guest judges include Jenna Dewan Tatum, Debbie Allen, Tara Lipinski and Adam Shankman.

[08/28/14 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Offers First Five Episodes of Unscripted Original Series "The Chair" for Starz Subscribers on Starz Play and Starz on Demand
The first episode of the network's first unscripted series will also debut on the pay channel on Saturday, September 6 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/28/14 - 09:30 AM]
Nerd Alert - September Is Nerd Month on TBS
Look for extra episodes of nerd favorite "The Big Bang Theory" and nerdtastic movies like Men in Black 2, Zombieland, Bad Teacher and Old School.

[08/28/14 - 09:21 AM]
More Families, More Fun! "Family Feud" Returns with All-New Season on Monday, September 15, 2014
"Family Feud" is averaging a 5.0 household rating to date nationally, putting it 9% over a year ago and making it the fourth highest-rated first-run strip.

[08/28/14 - 09:02 AM]
Maroon 5 to Perform During "America's Got Talent" Sept. 3 Live Results Show on NBC
The chart-topping recording group will play, "Maps," the most recent single from their upcoming fifth studio album, "V" through 222 Records/Interscope Records.

[08/28/14 - 08:36 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Time Slot Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure and Is the #1 Show of the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.

[08/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Finale Is Up 13% to Tie a 10-Week High and Grows Over Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.