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[04/15/15 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 15
Updates include: NBC gives "Emerald City" new life under David Schulner; Shannon Tarbet bound for HBO's "Virtuoso"; and Netflix's "With Bob and David" adds sextet.

[04/15/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 15
Plus: next week U.S. Women's National Soccer Team stars Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan will make a special appearance for a very special announcement.

[04/15/15 - 02:22 PM]
Environmental Media Association and The Sierra Club Foundation to Benefit from FOX Green It. Mean It. Earth Month Auction
The auction will run through Thursday, April 23, on Charitybuzz.com/FOXGreenItMeanIt and feature items from hit FOX series.

[04/15/15 - 02:11 PM]
NBC Sports Group to Provide Unprecedented Coverage of 2015 IPC Paralympic Sled Hockey World Championship
NBC Sports Live Extra will provide complete streaming coverage of all 20 games from the 2015 IPC Paralympic Sled Hockey World Championship, beginning on Sunday, April 26.

[04/15/15 - 01:48 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" #1 on Friday Among Men and Persons and Hits Season High Ratings Among Teen Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 10.

[04/15/15 - 12:21 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Preproduction on "Saints & Strangers," an Epic Television Event Chronicling the Untold Story Behind the Founding of America
The four-hour miniseries, produced by Sony Pictures Television with Little Engine Productions, will air in fall 2015.

[04/15/15 - 12:18 PM]
OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Performs Hit Single "I Lived" to Drop Puck on NBC Sports Group's Coverage of 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs
The performance, produced by NBC Sports, will serve as the show open and will celebrate opening night of the playoffs.

[04/15/15 - 12:08 PM]
National Geographic Channel and GE Announce Innovative New Series "Breakthrough"
Executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Steve Michaels, Jonathan Koch and Mark Dowley, the series is an anthology about leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond.

[04/15/15 - 11:44 AM]
Morgan Freeman Dares to Ask the Most Controversial Questions in the New Season of "Through The Wormhole" on Science Channel
Season six launches Wednesday, April 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[04/15/15 - 11:26 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Claims Three of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks in Primetime and Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-49 in Q1 2015
Turner further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[04/15/15 - 11:19 AM]
Video: "TV Land Awards" - Terry Crews Lip Syncs to Betty White
Crews opens with an ultimate lip sync medley that is an ode to the best of TV theme songs, including those from "The Addams Family," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Three's Company," "The Jeffersons," "The Golden Girls."

[04/15/15 - 11:02 AM]
BBC's Iconic Sci-Fi Drama "Doctor Who" to Premiere on Disney XD Beginning May 9
"Disney XD is recognized for its family-friendly programming, making the channel a great partner to introduce the David Tennant seasons of 'Doctor Who' to a new generation of viewers," said Matt Forde.

[04/15/15 - 10:11 AM]
Superproducers Dave Stewart, Mark Ronson, Ryan Tedder and Scott Hendricks to Mentor Artists on "The Voice" Starting Monday, April 20
Ronson will join Christina Aguilera's team, Tedder will assist Pharrell Williams' team, Scott Hendricks will bring his expertise to Blake Shelton's team and Dave Stewart joins forces with Adam Levine's team.

[04/15/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Revolution" Digital Comic Book to Debut in May from Warner Bros. Television and DC Comics
The special four-chapter digital comic book with DC Comics will serve to continue and ultimately resolve the adventures last seen in the show's second season finale.

[04/15/15 - 10:01 AM]
Syfy Greenlights "Geeks Who Drink" with Zachary Levi as Executive Producer and Host
The weekly series is based on the pub trivia contest of the same name, which has become a nationwide phenomenon with more than 25,000 people participating in over 600 bars across 35 states.

[04/15/15 - 10:00 AM]
Tony Award Nominee Thomas Kail and TV Director Alex Rudzinski to Direct Musical Event "Grease: Live"
The production stars multi-talented performers Julianne Hough as "Sandy" and Vanessa Hudgens as "Rizzo."

[04/15/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Conan in Cuba" Drums Up Big Audience, Reaching 3.7 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TBS further spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[04/15/15 - 09:39 AM]
Queen Latifah Stars in HBO Films' "Bessie," The Story of Iconic Blues Singer Bessie Smith, Debuting May 16
The film also features Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tory Kittles, Tika Sumpter, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton and Mo'Nique.

[04/15/15 - 09:25 AM]
"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," The First Fully Authorized Documentary About the Iconic Musician, From Acclaimed Filmmaker Brett Morgen, Debuts May 4, Exclusively on HBO
Visual artist Frances Bean Cobain, Cobain's daughter, is executive producer.

[04/15/15 - 09:05 AM]
"Alone" - History(R)'s New Series Challenges Ten People to Survive Alone in the Harsh Wilderness for as Long as Possible
The series will also air as a synchronized global TV event, airing in over 200 territories worldwide on History and other channels from the A+E Networks portfolio.

[04/15/15 - 08:54 AM]
"Undateable" Matches Its Second-Best 18-49 Rating Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/15/15 - 08:40 AM]
LAFF Acquires "Spin City," Launches Today on TV & Digital
LAFF becomes the first emerging broadcast network brand to offer distinctive programming across multiple platforms.

[04/15/15 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Power CBS to Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS: New Orleans" and "Person of Interest" both post week-to-week gains for the Eye.

[04/15/15 - 08:30 AM]
"SHIELD" Is Up for the 2nd Week to Tie Its Top Rating of 2015 in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/15/15 - 08:24 AM]
NBCSN Adds Ray Evernham and Ralph Sheheen
Evernham will first team with Sheheen to cover the 41st running of the Icebreaker from Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Conn., airing on Saturday, April 18.

[04/15/15 - 08:21 AM]
The World Premiere of "Nate Bargatze: Full Time Magic" Debuts on Comedy Central on May 2 at Midnight ET/PT
For fans that can't wait for Bargatze's new material, the special will be available on April 27 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[04/15/15 - 06:21 AM]
Netflix Teams with Silverback Films and WWF to Create "Our Planet," A Landmark Follow Up to the Seminal Natural History Series, "Planet Earth"
The astonishing new eight part natural history series will premiere across all its territories in 2019.

[04/15/15 - 06:03 AM]
The Kittens of Summer Take to the Diamond for the First-Ever "Paw Star Game" A Hallmark Channel Original Special
Ed Asner, Maria Menounos, Mario Lopez, Al Roker, Heather McDonald, Tricia Helfer, Deidre Hall, Dawn Olivieri and Camren Bicondova are among those slated to appear.

[04/15/15 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Is Making Season One of "Orphan Black" Free to Watch This Friday Only - No Prime Membership Required
Anyone can watch the first 10 episodes at no cost using the Amazon Instant Video app for TVs, connected devices and mobile devices, or online at Amazon.com/OrphanBlack.

[04/15/15 - 05:41 AM]
Netflix Orders a Fourth Season of "Orange Is the New Black"
Said announcement comes in advance of its season three launch on Friday, June 12.

[04/14/15 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 14
Updates include: Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman to bring "The Wright Brothers" to HBO; Noureen DeWulf boards comedy pilot at CBS; and Steven Pasquale to topline DirecTV's new comedy "Almost There."

[04/14/15 - 04:44 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy Award-Winning "Top Chef" Hits the Road in California for Season 13
Set to premiere this fall, cheftestants will battle it out in iconic destinations across the Golden State to see if they have what it takes to earn the title and culinary bragging rights.

[04/14/15 - 01:03 PM]
ABC Family to Relaunch Its Watch ABC Family App in the Summer of 2015
With an updated look, feel and user experience, the new app will further blend dynamic content with social functionality that is innate to ABC Family's "Becomer" audience.

[04/14/15 - 01:02 PM]
ABC Family Is the #1 Cable TV Network Across Women 18-34, Women 18-49 and Females 12-34, and a Top 5 Network in Adults
ABC Family spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/14/15 - 01:01 PM]
ABC Family Doubles Down on the Life Stage that Has Made It the #1 Network with W18-34, W18-49, F12-34, and a Top 5 Network Among Adults
Plus: the cable channel sets premieres dates for this summer and beyond.

[04/14/15 - 12:04 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Latest World Premiere, "Garage Sale Mystyery: The Deadly Room," Averages More Than 1 Million Viewers to Become Most-Watched Original Movie Debut in Network History
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, April 11.

[04/14/15 - 11:46 AM]
"48 Hours: Death After Midnight" Is Saturday Night's #1 Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 11.

[04/14/15 - 11:18 AM]
NBCSN Coverage of Manchester Derby Ranks as Most-Watched Premier League Match in U.S. Cable Television History
NBCSN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/14/15 - 10:50 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "What the Fung?!"
The series - premiering Saturday, May 23 at 9:00/8:00c - follows comedians and brothers, Andrew and David Fung, as they travel across America in search of the best local spots to eat.

[04/14/15 - 10:30 AM]
E! Pulls Back the Covers on New Tell-All Relationship Series, "Sex with Brody"
Joined by relationship therapist and author Dr. Mike Dow and actress and comedian Stevie Ryan, the roundtable talk show will get hot and heavy around the topics of love, relationships and sex.

[04/14/15 - 10:02 AM]
The 2015 Miss USA Pageant Returns to Baton Rouge Live Sunday, July 12 on NBC (8-11 P.M. ET)
Contestants will be judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview, with one contestant ultimately being crowned Miss USA 2015.

[04/14/15 - 10:01 AM]
ABC to Air a Primetime Encore of "Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Avengers Assembled," Tonight at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The original airing of the episode aired on Monday, April 13 at 11:35 p.m., ET/PT.

[04/14/15 - 10:00 AM]
Hozier, Nick Jonas, And Sam Smith to Perform on the "2015 Billboard Music Awards"
These stars join previously announced musical performers Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, along with event hosts Chrissy Teigen and Ludacris.

[04/14/15 - 09:55 AM]
Esquire Network's "Friday Night Tykes" Reaches Season and Series Highs
Esquire Network spins the numbers for the series to date.

[04/14/15 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Seventh Time in Nine Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/14/15 - 09:19 AM]
Disney Junior Orders Fourth Seasons of Hit Series "Sofia the First" and "Doc McStuffins"
The Emmy Award-winning "Sofia the First" holds the record for the top two cable TV telecasts of all-time among kids 2-5.

[04/14/15 - 09:09 AM]
History's(R) 10-Hour Television Event Series "Texas Rising" to Premiere Over Five-Nights Beginning Memorial Day 2015
The project's ensemble includes Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez, Thomas Jane, Christopher McDonald, Jeremy Davies, Chad Michael Murray, Max Thieriot, Robert Knepper, Rhys Coiro, Crispin Glover, Jeff Fahey, Rob Morrow, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Trevor Donovan and Kris Kristofferson.

[04/14/15 - 09:05 AM]
Travel Channel's New Series "Big Crazy Family Adventure" Follows the Kirkby Family on Their Incredible, Awe-Inspiring Journey to a Remote Region in the Himalaya
The nine-part series launches Sunday, June 21 with back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c.

[04/14/15 - 09:04 AM]
"Love & Hip Hop Live: The Wedding" Airs on VH1 Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
The lucky bride and groom are "Love & Hip Hop: New York" veterans and fan favorites Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris.

[04/14/15 - 09:03 AM]
Eric Andre Returns to Adult Swim for Season Four of "The Eric Andre Show"
Andre made the announcement on last night's "Conan."







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[09/23/18 - 10:04 AM]
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[09/21/18 - 10:03 AM]
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