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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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[05/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Starz Releases New Teasers for "Ash vs Evil Dead"
"Ash vs Evil Dead," which is currently in production in New Zealand, is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere this fall.

[05/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
"Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted" Will Debut Saturday, August 22 Exclusively on HBO
Featuring the Grammy nominee in an all-new standup performance before a live audience, Notaro's first HBO comedy special will tape in Boston this coming Sunday, May 31 at the Wilbur Theatre.

[05/29/15 - 09:44 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Original Series "Bar Rescue" Returns with New Episodes Sunday, June 21 at 9:00PM ET/PT
"Bar Rescue" is back with more all new episodes featuring bars across America in dire need of one last shot at success.

[05/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
USA Network Teams Up with Dubsmash to Become the First Basic Cable Network Partner with a Branded Channel for "Chrisley Knows Best"
The Chrisley family will be joining in on the fun and creating their very own Dubsmash videos throughout the course of the season, which will be shared over the show's official social media handles.

[05/29/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Tight Demo Race
"Bones" and "Wayward Pines" help lead the network among adults 18-49.

[05/29/15 - 08:22 AM]
NBC Comes in #2 for the Night in the 18-49 Demo Against the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 28.

[05/29/15 - 07:57 AM]
ABC Grows by Double Digits to Its Best Late-Night Performance in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 18-22.

[05/29/15 - 07:43 AM]
American Heroes Channel Reveals "What History Forgot" in Exclusive New Series
The six-part series premieres on Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/29/15 - 07:02 AM]
2015 "CMT Music Awards" Will Be Pitch Perfect as Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow Host the Loudest Night in Country Music Live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 10 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
"Being a huge fan of country music, the CMT Music Awards are one of my favorite events of the season," said Andrews.

[05/28/15 - 08:49 PM]
Countdown to Everlasting Love and Marriage with Hallmark Channel with Original Movie Romances and a "Home & Family" Primetime Special
The network releases its revised programming stunt details for next month.

[05/28/15 - 04:24 PM]
"The Get Down" Adds Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
He will play "Cadillac," a fly gangster and prince of the disco world who's the owner and proprietor of the most notorious after-hours night spot in the Bronx.

[05/28/15 - 03:07 PM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 5 Delivers Largest NBA Audience on ESPN Since 2012
ESPN further spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."