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[04/16/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 16
Updates include: HBO gives series order to Sarah Jessica Parker-led comedy "Divorce"; Nathan Fillion closes deal to return to ABC's "Castle"; and WE tv pulls "Sex Box" from its schedule.

[04/16/15 - 03:20 PM]
Jennifer Lopez to Be Honored with the Hero Award at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
Additionally, Rachel Platten will perform her single "Fight Song" as the RDMA Heroes for Change award is presented to two Radio Disney listeners in recognition of their efforts to make a difference in their communities.

[04/16/15 - 02:43 PM]
CMT Announces Plans to Produce Its First-Ever Music Video for an Artist
At a CMT event today in Nashville, the brand announced it will produce the music video for Chris Janson's summer anthem, "Buy Me A Boat," with plans to add the video to heavy rotation.

[04/16/15 - 01:26 PM]
Netflix's "The Get Down" - Baz Luhrmann Discovers His New Leading Lady
Herizen Guardiola will star as "Mylene Cruz," a shining, tenacious girl with a voice from God who dreams of disco stardom from the confines of her family's fiercely religious church walls.

[04/16/15 - 12:41 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Acquires New Series "Biggest & Baddest": Explorer and Biologist Niall McCann Tracks Down Jaw-Dropping Wildlife
The newcomer launches Friday, June 5 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[04/16/15 - 12:20 PM]
Pop Announces Initial Line-Up of Presenters for 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
The line-up of presenters will include Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Deidre Hall, Nancy O'Dell, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek.

[04/16/15 - 12:05 PM]
FX Networks Adds to Its Impressive Slate of Blockbuster Movies
Furious 7, which has grossed more than $250 million in its first two weeks atop the domestic box office and $800 million worldwide, is the latest blockbuster to become exclusively available for worldwide broadcast on the FX Networks suite.

[04/16/15 - 11:33 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Reveals an Emotional Three-Part Reunion Kicking Off Sunday, April 26 at 8PM ET/PT
Following the reunion, the network premieres a three-part special, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi's Ski Trip," on Sunday, May 17 at 8pm ET/PT.

[04/16/15 - 11:13 AM]
"Mann & Wife" Viewership Grows in Week Two, Second Episode Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV's History
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/16/15 - 10:56 AM]
Starz's "Survivor's Remorse" Begins Production on Season Two
The series will return in the summer of 2015 with a 10-episode second season, up from a successful six-episode freshman season.

[04/16/15 - 10:45 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Competition for Week of April 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 6-10.

[04/16/15 - 10:31 AM]
Stream the "50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Telecast Live Across Platforms Via CBS All Access, Sunday, April 19
New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Las Vegas are among the participating markets.

[04/16/15 - 10:19 AM]
SundanceTV's Highly Anticipated Series "Deutschland 83" Set to Premiere Wednesday, June 17 at 11:00PM ET/PT
"Deutschland 83" is a coming-of-age spy thriller, which unfolds just as the Cold War between East and West comes to a head.

[04/16/15 - 09:49 AM]
D-Train Arrives at FOX Sports 1 - Network Adds Charismatic Dontrelle Willis to FOX MLB Studio Team
"Dontrelle is a guy who was so fun to watch as a player, because he brought so much enthusiasm and passion to the mound," FOX Sports coordinating producer Bardia Shah-Rais said.

[04/16/15 - 09:35 AM]
New Season of "Inside Comedy" - Season Four Debuts on Tuesday, May 5th at 11 P.M. ET/PT
Conan O'Brien, Jeffrey Tambor, Cheech & Chong, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are among those featured in the new season of the Showtime series.

[04/16/15 - 09:02 AM]
"50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Announces More Than 20 Presenters for Country Music's Party of the Year(R), Broadcast Live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Sunday, April 19 on the CBS Television Network
Said event is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry and is produced for television by dick clark productions.

[04/16/15 - 08:39 AM]
Repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" Matches the Show's Highest Rating This Season for a Regular-Slot Rebroadcast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Survivor"
The Eye leads both categories for the second week in a row.

[04/16/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details the highlights of its May sweeps programming (SPOILERS!).

[04/16/15 - 08:29 AM]
"Nashville" Builds Week to Week in Adults 18-49 and Scores Big Live + 3 Day Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:19 AM]
ESPN Commentators for the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago
The first two days will air in primetime, and the first hour of Round 1 coverage will again air with limited commercial interruption.

[04/16/15 - 07:03 AM]
ESPN Announces Initial Coverage Team and Plans for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015
ESPN's coverage will include the three-hour live telecast of the Opening Ceremony and nightly studio programs from Los Angeles throughout the week-long event.

[04/16/15 - 07:03 AM]
2015 NBA Playoffs: ABC & ESPN Combine to Televise First Five Games This Weekend
The team of Mike Breen, analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson and reporter Lisa Salters will call two ABC broadcasts in less than 24 hours.

[04/16/15 - 07:01 AM]
"I Love Lucy Superstar Special," A New One-Hour Special Featuring Two Classic Episodes, To Be Broadcast Sunday, May 17 on CBS
The two episodes - like those presented in previous years during Christmas - are newly colorized with a vintage look, a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed.

[04/16/15 - 06:40 AM]
David Harewood, Neil Morrissey, Katherine Kelly and Tobias Menzies Join the Cast of "The Night Manager"
Previously announced stars Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki.

[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.







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[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
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[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
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[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
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[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
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[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
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[10/21/19 - 11:00 AM]
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