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[04/10/15 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 10
Updates include: FOX takes another stab at a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" revival; Armando Iannucci exits HBO's "Veep"; and FOX eyes limited series "Aftermath."

[04/10/15 - 06:13 PM]
Frank Kaminsky, Breanna Stewart, D'Angelo Russell and Delon Wright among Recipients at Inaugural "College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy's"
Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams hosted the one-hour program celebrating college basketball's top players and coach with the live announcement of eight post-season honors.

[04/10/15 - 06:01 PM]
Animal Planet's Giraffe Birth Special on 4/11
America's sweetheart giraffe, Katie, gave birth to a healthy baby giraffe tonight at the Dallas Zoo at 6:50 PM ET.

[04/10/15 - 03:36 PM]
Latest Dick Wolf Crossover Trilogy Set for April 28-29
Look for "Chicago Fire" to kick things off on Tuesday, April 28 followed by "Chicago PD" and "Law & Order: SVU" at special times on Wednesday, April 29.

[04/10/15 - 12:33 PM]
ESPN Earns Five-Year Highest Rating, Audience for Masters First Round
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 9.

[04/10/15 - 12:02 PM]
Electus International Acquires Format Rights to Lighthearted's "Labor Games"
In the TLC series, host Lisa Arch surprises a couple in a hospital delivery room with a pop-up game show that will give them the opportunity to win prizes for their baby-to-be.

[04/10/15 - 11:09 AM]
Mid-Season Premiere of "Mad Men" Delivers 3.6 Million Viewers and 1.9 Million Adults 25-54 in Live+3 Ratings
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 5.

[04/10/15 - 10:52 AM]
"My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" Season 5 Premiere Brings Ratings Magic to Discovery Family Channel
Discovery Life Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, April 4.

[04/10/15 - 10:00 AM]
Nick Jonas to Perform "Chains" on Tuesday, April 14 Telecast of "The Voice"
The chart-climbing single follows the album's double-platinum smash single and #1 U.S. radio hit, "Jealous," which peaked at #7 on Billboard Hot 100.

[04/10/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights Comedy "Gorgeous Morons" and Supernatural Drama "Beyond"
These two pilot greenlights come hot off the heels of the network picking up saga series "Shadowhunters" and single camera comedy "Kevin From Work" to series.

[04/10/15 - 09:46 AM]
Video: "The Brink" - Tease (HBO)
Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, Aasif Mandvi, Maribeth Monroe, Eric Ladin, Esai Morales and Geoff Pierson star.

[04/10/15 - 08:48 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ties for #1 at 10 Among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 9.

[04/10/15 - 08:36 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Scores Series High with P18-49, W18-49 and W18-34 in Its Fourth Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 5.

[04/10/15 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
"The Big Bang Theory" once again powers the Eye to victory among adults 18-49.

[04/10/15 - 08:22 AM]
ABC's Special 9pm "Grey's" Is Thursday's No. 1 Drama, Winning Its Hour and Growing Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 9.

[04/10/15 - 08:18 AM]
HBO and The American Museum of Natural History Present "Saving My Tomorrow" Part Three, The Latest Installment in the Six-Part Series, Debuting On Earth Day, April 22, Exclusively on HBO
Alan Cumming, Laura Dern, They Might Be Giants and Pharrell Williams are among those featured in the latest episode.

[04/10/15 - 07:04 AM]
FOOD CITY 500 From Bristol Motor Speedway Honors Broadcaster Steve Byrnes
The event, live on FOX (coverage begins at 12:30 PM ET), pays tribute to Byrnes, a NASCAR television mainstay for 30 years, while also serving as a vehicle of support and awareness for all those battling cancer.

[04/10/15 - 06:45 AM]
Video: "Chris D'Elia: Incorrigible" - Official Trailer - Netflix
D'Elia brings his dynamic physical comedy to The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles for his Netflix comedy special launching on April 17.

[04/10/15 - 06:30 AM]
AMC Announces "Making of the Mob: New York" June 15th Premiere with Narrator Ray Liotta
"Narrating 'The Making of The Mob: New York' is a thrill for me because I'm fascinated, like many, by the rich, untold history of these men and their strong ties to each other," said Liotta.

[04/10/15 - 06:17 AM]
Science Channel Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope
Science Channel invites viewers for a very special 25th anniversary, as we take a look back at this monumental scientific marvel with three hours of special programming on Sunday, April 19.

[04/10/15 - 06:05 AM]
High Dynamic Range Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video This Year
Less than six months ago, Amazon brought movies and TV shows to Prime members and customers in Ultra HD, and continues to grow the catalog of titles available in the high quality 4K picture resolution.

[04/09/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 9
Updates include: ABC eyes potential spin-off for "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; Lucy Griffiths signs onto AMC's "Preacher"; and Reed Diamond boards "Underground" at WGN America.

[04/09/15 - 02:52 PM]
Daytime Emmy(R) Nominee Alison Sweeney Stars In and Executive Produces "Radio Hype" A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere 2015
Sweeney stars alongside Jonathan Scarfe as a radio host who moves to Chicago for her boyfriend and a new hosting gig, which ultimately leads to the quick demise of her picture perfect relationship.

[04/09/15 - 01:40 PM]
2015 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule - Bills at Browns and Bengals at Buccaneers on ESPN
Look for said offerings on Thursday, August 20 and Monday, August 24, respectively.

[04/09/15 - 01:30 PM]
U.S. & Mexico Renew One of Soccer's Greatest Rivalries in Primetime on FOX Sports 1
Close to 10 hours of pregame, halftime and postgame coverage are planned from San Antonio, site of the sold-out U.S.-Mexico match, over the two days.

[04/09/15 - 12:42 PM]
"Mann & Wife" Series Premiere Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV's History
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 7.

[04/09/15 - 12:40 PM]
New TLC Series "Psychic Matchmaker" Uses Intuition to Match Soulmates
The all-new 12-episode season premieres May 1st at 10:30/9:30c.

[04/09/15 - 12:06 PM]
Coca-Cola(R) Named Presenting Sponsor of the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE June 25-28
Featuring some of today's hottest artists including Kevin Hart, Nicki Minaj, Ice Cube, Snoop and Kendrick Lamar, the four day event will showcase the best in music, comedy concerts, entertaining and interactive activations at the free fan festival.

[04/09/15 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Confirms June 21 Debut for "True Detective," "Ballers," "The Brink"
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stars in "Ballers" while Jack Black, Tim Robbins and Pablo Schreiber topline "The Brink."

[04/09/15 - 10:59 AM]
Video: Uncensored - "Key & Peele" - "Game of Thrones" Recap
"Key & Peele" returns to Comedy Central on July 8 at 10:30/9:00c.

[04/09/15 - 10:37 AM]
Academy Selects Show Dates for 2016, 2017, 2018
The Academy Awards(R) will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016, February 26, 2017, and March 4, 2018, respectively.

[04/09/15 - 10:32 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate Ratings Race Versus Timeslot Competition for Week of March 30-April 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 30-April 3.

[04/09/15 - 10:30 AM]
Television's Top Two Game Shows "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" Renewed Through the 2017-2018 Season
Both shows were renewed for two more years beyond stations' current contracts in 80% of the country including on the ABC Owned Television Station Group, Sinclair, Media General, Gray Television, Hearst, Graham Media, Tribune, Cox, Meredith, Dispatch Broadcasting, NBC and Scripps.

[04/09/15 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "True Detective" - Tease (HBO)
Get your first taste of the new season, featuring Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch.

[04/09/15 - 10:01 AM]
"The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir" to Debut Exclusively on Netflix
The Netflix original documentary, winner of the 2014 Audience Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival, provides a revelatory look at Bob Weir and the Grateful Dead, and will be available to stream in all Netflix territories.

[04/09/15 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Limited Series "Flesh and Bone" to Premiere November 8, 2015
The eight-hour limited series was created by Emmy(R) award-winning writer and executive producer Moira Walley-Beckett.

[04/09/15 - 10:00 AM]
Reba to Hold Court at CMT During Weekend Takeover Beginning April 18
"I hope fans enjoy seeing some of my favorite career moments and even some of the questionable fashion choices," said Reba.

[04/09/15 - 09:52 AM]
"Bama State Style" Premieres Friday, April 17 at 11pm on Lifetime
Meet Alabama State University's famous Mighty Marching Hornets - the esteemed marching band known throughout the collegiate world for their amazing mashups and dance collaboration with Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke at the MTV Video Music Awards.

[04/09/15 - 09:35 AM]
Electus International Unveils Slate for MIPTV 2015
The studio's offerings reflect a mix of scripted, unscripted, and event programming, and include original series concepts developed by Electus and its partners, as well as successful third party series that Electus has acquired for international distribution.

[04/09/15 - 09:31 AM]
"ACM Presents: Superstar Duets" Performers Announced, Airs May 15
The special, taping April 17 and 18 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, will be broadcast Friday, May 15 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[04/09/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Survivor" Tops Both "The Voice" and "American Idol" in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 8.

[04/09/15 - 09:24 AM]
HBO Miniseries Presents in Association with BBC "The Casual Vacancy," A Bronte Film and Television Production, Based on the Novel by J.K. Rowling
The three-part miniseries debuts its first two parts back-to-back Wednesday, April 29, followed by the debut of part three the next night, Thursday, April 30.

[04/09/15 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Pulls Within 0.1 of the Wednesday Win in 18-49, A Special Wednesday "Voice" Is Up 75% vs. NBC's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 8.

[04/09/15 - 08:46 AM]
Video: "Orange Is The New Black" - Season 3 - Official Trailer
Piper, Red, Crazy Eyes, Taystee, Poussey, Sophia, Daya, Gloria, Big Boo, Pennsatucky and all of Litchfield's ladies are back for more drama and laughter.

[04/09/15 - 08:46 AM]
Breeders' Cup and NBC Sports Group Announce 2015 "Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Win and You're In" Schedule
All races will be broadcast by NBC Sports Group and will be supported by an integrated marketing campaign.

[04/09/15 - 08:37 AM]
Out of a Repeat "Modern Family," "black-ish" Is No. 1 in its Slot in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 8.

[04/09/15 - 08:33 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Powers CBS to Victory in Viewers, Demos
The Eye holds off a special edition of "The Voice" on NBC.

[04/09/15 - 08:31 AM]
CBS Reaches Carriage Agreement with Affiliates for CBS All Access
The addition of these affiliate partners to the 14 owned-and-operated CBS stations that participated in CBS All Access' October launch brings the live linear feed coverage of CBS All Access to 55 percent of U.S. households.

[04/09/15 - 08:15 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning Talk Show Host, Creator and Producer Tyra Banks to Host "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards" on Pop
The awards, voted on by members of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), will be presented in a live televised ceremony honoring more than 350 nominees in daytime television.

[04/09/15 - 08:05 AM]
From the Co-Producers of "American Idol" and John Legend's Get Lifted Film Co. Comes the Real Life "Pitch Perfect" Television Docu-Series on Pop, "Sing It On"
The series will premiere on Pop on Wednesday, May 13 at a special time, 10:00 PM, ET/PT; with new episodes airing every week on Wednesdays at 9:00 PM, ET/PT starting on May 20.







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[06/17/21 - 09:31 AM]
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Seasons one and two are available on HBO Max, including the season two finale, which features a showstopping performance by Megan Thee Stallion.

[06/17/21 - 09:18 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 09:16 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 09:04 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 09:00 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 09:00 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 08:27 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 08:00 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 07:52 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 07:01 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 06:01 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 05:33 AM]
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[06/17/21 - 03:01 AM]
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In a world where humans and superheroes coexist, a lone wolf cop teams up with a bright detective to dismantle a dark plot to extract superpowers.

[06/17/21 - 01:01 AM]
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A shocking murder in rural Ireland sets off an increasingly convoluted quest for justice that spans decades and cuts across national borders.

[06/16/21 - 03:00 PM]
Video: "Murder by the Coast" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother's ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.