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[04/08/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 8
Updates include: AMC passes on "White City," sets new development slate; Diego Luna to play "Casanova" for Amazon; and Sarah Jeffery cast in NBC's "Shades of Blue."

[04/08/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 8
Next week, Wednesday, April 15, the finalists will perform on an "American Classics"-themed show, which features songs selected by the viewers at home!

[04/08/15 - 09:00 PM]
"The Voice" Narrows Field to Top 12 Artists as Competition Heats Up
Each of the celebrity musician coaches - Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams - will have three artists on their respective teams.

[04/08/15 - 02:05 PM]
Paul Feig, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, Linda Cardellini and Judd Apatow Join "Freaks and Geeks" Cast as Honorees for the 2015 "TV Land Awards"
"Freaks and Geeks," which will receive the 15th Anniversary Award, is a cult comedy series that aired on NBC for only one season from 1999-2000, yet continues to find new fans every year.

[04/08/15 - 01:38 PM]
Additional Presenters & Performers Announced for 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on April 18
Miley Cyrus, Zac Brown, Tom Morello, John Mayer, Gary Clark Jr., Beck, Karen O. and John Legend are among the latest additions.

[04/08/15 - 01:15 PM]
NBC Sports Group Announces Game and Studio Commentators for 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Coverage
NBC Sports Group's comprehensive Stanley Cup Playoff coverage begins one week from today - Wednesday, April 15 - and will continue through the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Final in June.

[04/08/15 - 12:52 PM]
Kathy Bates Joins "American Horror Story: Hotel"
She'll join the previously cast Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny.

[04/08/15 - 12:35 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2015 Summer Schedule
New additions to the lineup include "The Whispers," "500 Questions," "Celebrity Family Feud" and "BattleBots."

[04/08/15 - 12:03 PM]
Fan Voting for ACM Entertainer of the Year and New Artist of the Year Awards for the "50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Now Open at www.VoteACM.com
Fan voting for Entertainer of the Year will close during the third hour of the live broadcast.

[04/08/15 - 11:25 AM]
Season 3 of "Inside Amy Schumer" Premieres on Tuesday, April 21 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
The 10 new episodes will continue to explore topics revolving around sex, relationships, and whether or not it's the year of the ass.

[04/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
FX Sets Summer 2015 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series
Highlights include the premiere of "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" and the return of "Married" on Thursday, July 16.

[04/08/15 - 10:36 AM]
Ovation to Present the World Television Premiere of "Isabella Rossellini's Green Porno Live!" Sunday, May 17 at 8PM ET
The special will take you around the world with the superstar as she prepares for and performs her one-woman show about the mating and sexual habits in the wild kingdom.

[04/08/15 - 10:32 AM]
Season to Date: ABC Series Lead with Upscale Adults 18-49 - #1 Non-Sports - Only Broadcaster Up
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/08/15 - 10:20 AM]
FOX Renews "The Last Man on Earth" for a Second Season
"It's one of those rare shows that continues to add depth and dimension to its unique premise, week after week," said David Madden.

[04/08/15 - 10:05 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Original Series "Auction Hunters" Ends Its Profitable Run After Five Seasons
The final season kicks-off with back-to-back premiere episodes this Saturday, April 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/08/15 - 10:01 AM]
Chachi Senior Named Senior Vice President, Original Series, Spike TV
In his new position, Senior will lead Spike TV's non-scripted development team and will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day department activities that will further broaden and expand Spike's growing audience.

[04/08/15 - 10:01 AM]
Mickey Mouse and His Pals to Star in "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," an Action-Packed Animated Series for Preschoolers
Slated to debut in 2017, the series takes the Sensational Six and their uniquely personalized vehicles on humorous high-spirited races around the globe plus hometown capers in Hot Dog Hills.

[04/08/15 - 10:00 AM]
Cinemax Announces Start of Production for Fourth Season of Hit Action Series "Banshee"
New to the cast are Eliza Dushku as Veronica Dawson, a tough, sexy and shockingly reckless FBI profiler with no shortage of personal demons; and Ana Ayora as Nina Cruz, a Banshee deputy working as an inside plant for Proctor.

[04/08/15 - 08:49 AM]
"Voice" Is Tuesday's #1 Telecast on the Big 4 in 18-49 and #1 or Tied for #1 in Every Other Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 7.

[04/08/15 - 08:39 AM]
ESPN's 2015 MLB Season-Opening Viewership Up 48 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, April 6.

[04/08/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with Expanded "The Voice"
The Peacock's mainstay is the night's most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[04/08/15 - 08:32 AM]
Spike's "Lip Sync Battle" Delivers 3.2 Million Viewers With DVR Playback
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, April 2.

[04/08/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Beats "Hell's Kitchen" at 8pm for Its 5th Straight Original and Finishes as Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 7.

[04/08/15 - 07:11 AM]
MLB Opening Day Boosts Ratings for FOX Sports RSNs
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Monday, April 6.

[04/08/15 - 06:01 AM]
Destination America's "Impact Wrestling" Earns Knockout Ratings For 1Q2015!
Destination America spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[04/07/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 7
Updates include: Brian Grazer says "Arrested Development" to return for 17 more episodes; Andrea Anders cast in "The Half of It" at CBS; and Chris Cooper among the ensemble bound for Hulu's "11/22/63."

[04/07/15 - 04:10 PM]
TV Land Moves "The Soul Man" to New Time of 11:00/10:00c
The series however will remain on Wednesday nights for the cable channel.

[04/07/15 - 03:47 PM]
New on Hulu This Week: "Jo" - Season One
The Jean Reno-led drama makes its U.S. premiere on the digital distributor.

[04/07/15 - 02:12 PM]
Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winning Actress Nicole Kidman Stars in "Grace of Monaco" Premiering May 25 on Lifetime(R)
Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Parker Posey and Paz Vega also star in the film.

[04/07/15 - 01:04 PM]
Sisters and Entrepreneurs Offer Style, Comfort and Confidence to Women in New TLC Series "Curvy Brides"
The 12-part series launches Friday, May 1 at 9:30/8:30c on the cable channel.

[04/07/15 - 12:15 PM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Fifth Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
The ceremony will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/07/15 - 12:14 PM]
Turner Broadcasting's TNT and TBS Rank as Basic Cable's Top 2 Most-Watched Networks in Primetime
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of March 16-22.

[04/07/15 - 12:07 PM]
National Geographic Channel Goes Back Into the Muck for a Second Season of "Filthy Riches"
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Wednesday, May 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/15 - 11:57 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Scores as Most-Watched in 22 Years
CBS spins the numbers for its NCAA coverage to date this season.

[04/07/15 - 10:31 AM]
"Family Guy" Celebrates Its 250th Episode with Guest Voice Liam Neeson Sunday, May 3, on FOX
Plus: look for the network premiere of "Taken" on Friday, May 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/07/15 - 10:17 AM]
Truffle Foragers Battle Mother Nature and Each Other to Find Buried Treasure in New Discovery Channel Series "Unearthed"
Produced by Zodiak NYC, the series premieres on Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/15 - 09:50 AM]
"Tales of the Grim Sleeper," Exploring the Chilling Case of a Serial Killer Who Murdered Poor Black Women for More Than 25 Years, Debuts April 27 on HBO
The film was an official selection of the 2014 Telluride, Toronto and New York film festivals.

[04/07/15 - 09:33 AM]
History(R) Kicks Off "Civil War Week" Across Digital Platforms
In addition, on Tuesday, April 7th and 14th, History Channel will premiere "Blood and Glory: The Civil War In Color," a four-part documentary series as never seen before.

[04/07/15 - 09:25 AM]
CBS Brings "CBS All Access" Subscription Service to Roku Devices
For $5.99 a month, CBS All Access will offer Roku player and Roku TV users thousands of episodes from the current season, previous seasons and classic shows on demand, as well as the ability to stream local CBS television stations live in 14 of the largest U.S. markets.

[04/07/15 - 09:12 AM]
VH1 Gets Personal with the Premiere of "Swab Stories" Wednesday, April 29th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The series follows Jared Rosenthal and his assistant, medical technician Ana Lopez, who owns and operates the "Who's Your Daddy" DNA testing truck.

[04/07/15 - 09:05 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Monday's No. 1 Syndicated Talk Show
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for Monday, April 6.

[04/07/15 - 09:01 AM]
NBC Sports Ventures Announces 2015 Reebok Spartan Race Television and Digital Media Schedule
Coverage will begin Tuesday, July 21 at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN with the Montana Beast from Bigfork, MT.

[04/07/15 - 08:46 AM]
"The Night Shift" Grows 17% Week to Week in 18-49 Despite NCAA Competition, Currently at a Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 6.

[04/07/15 - 08:45 AM]
USA Network Unveils Its Development Slate for 2015/2016
Charlize Theron, Rob Reiner, Barry Sonnenfeld, Eric Kripke, Aaron Korsh and Catherine Hardwicke are among the featured auspices.

[04/07/15 - 08:44 AM]
USA Network Doubles Down on the Chrisleys with Two Pilots
Season three of the network's flagship reality series premieres Tuesday, June 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/15 - 08:43 AM]
"WWE Smackdown" Moves to USA Network in 1Q2016, Joining "Monday Night Raw" and Reality Series "WWE Tough Enough"
Earlier this year, USA announced the renewal of "WWE Tough Enough," premiering Tuesday, June 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/07/15 - 08:42 AM]
USA Unveils 2015 Summer Slate, Featuring Eight New and Returning Series
Highlights include the new series "Mr. Robot" (Wednesday, June 24) and "Complications" (Thursday, June 18).

[04/07/15 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Championship Pushes CBS to Top Spot
The Eye's coverage posts big gains from last year's tournament finale.

[04/07/15 - 08:24 AM]
HBO NOWSM Available to Apple and Optimum Online Customers Today
HBO NOW is available directly through Apple or Optimum Online for a monthly subscription of $14.99.

[04/07/15 - 08:23 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Stands as Monday's Most-Watched TV Series
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 6.







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[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
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