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[04/22/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 22
Updates include: J.K. Simmons to lead "Counterpart" for Starz; Jimmi Simpson cast in SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; and Marc Blucas joins "Underground" at WGN America.

[04/22/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 22
Plus: judge Harry Connick, Jr. will perform "City Beneath the Sea" during next week's telecast on April 29.

[04/22/15 - 03:10 PM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Announce Four Finalists in "Live's Top Teacher Search" on "Live with Kelly and Michael"
The four standout educators will travel to New York City to be honored on "Live" during "Top Teacher Week," May 4-8.

[04/22/15 - 01:49 PM]
VH1's Smash Hit "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Season 4 Debuts to 6.2 Million Total Viewers on Monday
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.

[04/22/15 - 01:01 PM]
Spike TV Renews "Lip Sync Battle" for 20 New Episodes
Through four episodes, "Lip Sync Battle" is the most-watched original series in network history, averaging 3 million viewers, and is the top-rated series in its timeslot in the coveted demographic of Adults 18-49 in all of cable.

[04/22/15 - 12:01 PM]
Pop Announces More Presenters for 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Broadcast on Sunday, April 26
Tom Bergeron, Eileen Davidson, Kevin Frazier, Leeza Gibbons, Vicki Lawrence and Mario Lopez are among the latest additions.

[04/22/15 - 12:00 PM]
Lifetime(R) Gives People a Second Chance to "Smile" with New Makeover Series Premiering May 28
Over the span of six hour-long episodes, a team of renowned dentists will work with twelve patients from all over the country.

[04/22/15 - 10:20 AM]
USA Fires "Sirens" After Two Seasons
Denis Leary and Bob Fisher were behind the half-hour, which was produced by Fox Television Studios.

[04/22/15 - 10:01 AM]
Disney XD Orders Second Season of "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero"
The animated comedy adventure about an ordinary boy who inherits the extraordinary job of part-time hero premiered as a simulcast on Disney XD and Disney Channel in February and continues to gain traction among its core audience of kids 2-11 and their families.

[04/22/15 - 10:00 AM]
FX Productions Reaches Overall Deal with Simon Rich
The two-year agreement follows FXX's second season pickup of "Man Seeking Woman," which is based on Rich's book of short stories, "The Last Girlfriend on Earth."

[04/22/15 - 09:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Tanked" Delivers Aquatic Masterpieces to All Stars of Stand-Up and Sports This May
All new episodes begin Friday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/22/15 - 09:08 AM]
Music Superstar Britney Spears Makes the Worldwide Television Debut of "Pretty Girls" Featuring Iggy Azalea on the "2015 Billboard Music Awards"
The two singers join an already star-studded lineup of previously announced musical performers that includes Kelly Clarkson, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and Meghan Trainor & John Legend.

[04/22/15 - 08:54 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday in 18-49 Among the Big 4 with the #1 and #2 Shows of the Night, "The Voice" and "Chicago Fire"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 21.

[04/22/15 - 08:52 AM]
Long Reigning King of Daytime Television Jerry Springer Returns for New Season of Investigation Discovery's "Tabloid" Premiering June 6
Guaranteed to satisfy inquiring minds, the one-hour weekly show, hosted by the Emmy Award-winning king of tabloid television, Jerry Springer, peels back the curtain to probe the most bizarre larger-than-life stories you can't possibly imagine.

[04/22/15 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Demos
CBS then is the most-watched network despite "NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans" being in repeats.

[04/22/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy, ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Finale Hits 6-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 21.

[04/22/15 - 08:36 AM]
Travel Channel Announces Additions to 2015 Programming Slate
The network has begun production on season three of "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan," the adventure series that follows actor and wildlife enthusiast Monaghan as he searches for the world's most exotic animals.

[04/22/15 - 08:22 AM]
BBC Worldwide North America and PBS Announce Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Drama "Last Tango in Halifax" to Debut on Sunday, June 28, 2015 on PBS
Plus: Derek Jacobi also returns in "Vicious" season two, due in August.

[04/22/15 - 08:17 AM]
Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl QB Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon's Second Annual "Kids' Choice Sports!"
The superstar quarterback takes the hosting baton from first-year master of ceremonies Michael Strahan, who will continue to serve as executive producer, as the best athletes and top celebrities from around the world come together in a one-of-a-kind celebration of kids' love of sports.

[04/22/15 - 08:10 AM]
Monster Energy Supercross from MetLife Makes First Live Appearance on FOX
Justin Kutcher hosts FOX Sports coverage, with veteran supercross broadcaster Ralph Sheheen providing play-by-play, Motorcycle Hall of Fame riders Jeff Emig and Ricky Carmichael offering insight and analysis and Jenny Taft reporting from the pits.

[04/22/15 - 06:12 AM]
American Heroes Channel Honors the 70th Anniversary of WWII's End with "Countdown to Victory," A Special Primetime Event Starting May 4 and Ending on V-E Day, May 8
Said stunt is headlined by the exclusive North American premiere of the 90-minute documentary "Surrender: The Fall of the Reich" on Monday, May 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/22/15 - 06:05 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks Debuts Pet Ambassadors, "Happy" the Dog and "Happy" the Cat, On the First-Ever "Tip To Tail" Press Tour to Raise Awareness of the Plight of Pet Homelessness
Some of the network's marquee franchises include "Hero Dog Awards Show," "Kitten Bowl," "Paw Star Game," and the upcoming 2016 program, "Ultimate Kitten Summer Games."

[04/21/15 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 21
Updates include: Aziz Ansari to star in comedy series for Netflix; Whitney Cummings lands pilot, stand-up special at HBO; and Paramount Television to bring "Galaxy Quest" to the small screen.

[04/21/15 - 05:39 PM]
ESPN's 2015 "Monday Night Football" Schedule
The 46th season will kick off on ESPN with a doubleheader Monday, September 14 - Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons and Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers.

[04/21/15 - 05:24 PM]
2015 NBC "Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
Tom Brady and the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will host Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL Kickoff 2015 on Thursday, September 10.

[04/21/15 - 05:24 PM]
2015 "Thursday Night Football" Broadcast Schedule Announced
This year's schedule again showcases marquee match-ups with 13 of the 16 games featuring Division rivalries.

[04/21/15 - 05:13 PM]
FOX Sports Unveils Schedule For 22nd NFL Season
FOX NFL coverage is scheduled to broadcast 101 regular-season games, including nine installments of "America's Game of the Week," which is on track to be television's most-watched program for the sixth straight year.

[04/21/15 - 05:02 PM]
Netflix Confirms a Second Season of "Marvel's Daredevil" to Premiere in 2016
Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez, who worked closely with Steven DeKnight and Drew Goddard, will serve as showrunners for season two.

[04/21/15 - 02:08 PM]
E!'s Giuliana Rancic Interviews Cleveland Kidnapping Survivor in "Beyond Candid with Giuliana: Michelle Knight" Thursday, April 23rd at 8:00PM
In the in-depth interview, the courageous survivor discusses her heartbreaking past, her present and her plans for building a future.

[04/21/15 - 02:00 PM]
MTV Unveils World Premiere Look at "Scream," "The Shannara Chronicles," Diverse New Programming Slate at 2015 Upfront Presentation
Plus: the network reveals summer premiere dates for "Teen Wolf," "Awkward," "Faking It," "Girl Code," "Catfish: The TV Show," "Teen Mom 2" and "America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs."

[04/21/15 - 01:56 PM]
On the 40th Anniversary of the Vietnam War's End, Smithsonian Channel(TM) Special Reveals Existence of Clandestine Spy Network Inside Infamous POW Camp
"The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton" premieres Monday, April 27 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[04/21/15 - 01:41 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Nominated "Million Dollar Listing New York" Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Franchise History with 1.6 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/21/15 - 01:23 PM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Eighth Time in 10 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/21/15 - 12:31 PM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Celebrates Ten Years of Ballroom Dancing, Sequins and Spray Tans and More on "Dancing with the Stars: 10th Anniversary Special," on April 28
The extraordinary episode will be filled with show-stopping performances featuring past and present cast members and pro dancers plus a look back at fan-favorite moments from the past 20 seasons.

[04/21/15 - 11:16 AM]
"48 Hours: To Catch a Genius" Is Saturday's Most-Watched Primetime Program in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/21/15 - 11:05 AM]
Travel Channel and The New York Times Collaborate on New Series "36 Hours" Based on Popular Weekly Column
In each one-hour episode, co-hosts Kristen Kish and Kyle Martino arrive in a new city where they'll have 36 hours to explore the most delicious foods and hot spots, meet fascinating local insiders and experience the best attractions unique to each destination.

[04/21/15 - 11:00 AM]
Gwen Stefani, Usher and CeeLo Green Return to "The Voice" as Advisers for Monday, April 27 Telecast
"The Voice" is television's #1 unscripted series in adults 18-49 and most other key demographics.

[04/21/15 - 10:00 AM]
Showtime Set to Premiere "Iverson," A Feature-Length Documentary on the Legacy of NBA Great Allen Iverson
The documentary - airing Saturday, May 16 at 9:00/8:00c - from 214 Films is produced and directed by Zatella Beatty.

[04/21/15 - 08:43 AM]
NBC Wins Monday Among the Big 4 in 18-49 with the #1 Show of the Night, "The Voice"
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.

[04/21/15 - 08:34 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 5th Time in 6 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.

[04/21/15 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Race with "The Voice"
ABC then is the most-watched of the broadcast networks last night.

[04/21/15 - 08:27 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the No. 1 Syndie Talker for the 2nd Week Running in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 6-10.

[04/21/15 - 08:15 AM]
"Younger," TV Land's Critically Acclaimed and Buzzworthy Series from Darren Star, Gets Season Two Pick-Up
"We couldn't be more excited that audiences are discovering 'Younger' and falling in love with our fabulous cast," said Star. "I can't wait to have everyone back in New York to shoot season two."

[04/21/15 - 07:16 AM]
Investigation Discovery Examines Emotional Stories of Survival from Police Officers Across the Nation in New Special "In the Line of Fire"
The special premieres Sunday, May 17 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/21/15 - 07:02 AM]
Kelly Clarkson, Ed Sheeran, And Meghan Trainor & John Legend to Perform on the "2015 Billboard Music Awards"
These stars join previously announced musical performers Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Hozier, Nick Jonas and Sam Smith.

[04/21/15 - 06:29 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Inside Amy Schumer" for a Fourth Season
Said Schumer, "I'm so happy to keep the 'Inside Amy Schumer' family together. Excited and scared for everyone to see what we do next."

[04/20/15 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 20
Updates include: Adrianne Palicki, Nick Blood sign onto the "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" spin-off; Mitch Pileggi's Walter Skinner back for FOX's "The X-Files" revival; and Janina Gavankar lands role on CBS comedy pilot.

[04/20/15 - 09:39 PM]
A New Full House Moves Into Netflix - "Fuller House"
Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber are set to star, with fellow "Full House" star John Stamos set to produce and reprise his original role of Uncle Jesse as a guest star in the new show.

[04/20/15 - 02:56 PM]
Video: Pastor Buddy Wishes You A Happy 420
Watch TV Land's new promo for its upcoming Michael Rosenbaum-led series "Impastor."

[04/20/15 - 02:10 PM]
CBS Pushes "Stalker" Return Up to Monday, April 27 at 9:00/8:00c
The freshman drama was previous scheduled to resume the following Monday, May 4.







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[08/21/19 - 01:48 PM]
Starz Picks Up "Shining Vale" Horror Comedy Pilot
The half-hour comedy is written and executive produced by Jeff Astrof and Sharon Horgan.

[08/21/19 - 01:35 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Directs "We Can Be Heroes" for Netflix
When alien invaders kidnap Earth's superheroes, their children must team up and learn to work together if they want to save their parents and the world.

[08/21/19 - 12:24 PM]
"Awake" Rounds Out Cast
Gina Rodriguez, Ariana Greenblatt, Frances Fisher, Shamier Anderson, Finn Jones, Lucius Hoyos, Gil Bellows, Barry Pepper and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Netflix film.

[08/21/19 - 10:30 AM]
NBC to Air "A Little Late with Lilly Singh: The Primetime Special" on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 10 p.m.
The one-hour special immediately follows the two-hour season finale of "America's Got Talent."

[08/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
"Ink Master: Grudge Match" Premieres Tuesday, October 1 at 10pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
The new installment in the franchise settles the score once and for all when former contestants get the opportunity to go head to head with their biggest rivals from their seasons.

[08/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
The Duplass Brothers' DBP Donut to Produce an Original Short Form Series, "Shook," Starring Sofia Wylie for Disney Channel's YouTube
A scripted single-camera narrative, "Shook" centers around Mia, a 15-year-old who yearns to dance professionally but is hindered by daily obligations to her little sister, Skylar, and their single mom, a registered nurse.

[08/21/19 - 09:40 AM]
Cool Down This Labor Day with a Chilling Lineup of All-New True-Crime Episodes During Investigation Discovery's Labor Day Premiere Marathon
This Labor Day, Investigation Discovery is giving fans a marathon day filled with brand new episodes of its most popular shows.

[08/21/19 - 09:35 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights "The Chris Watts Story" (WT) Starring Sean Kleier, Ashley Williams, and Brooke Smith Based on True Events
When Chris Watts tearfully pleaded to television cameras for the safe return of his missing pregnant wife Shanann and their two young daughters, dark secrets loomed just beneath the surface.

[08/21/19 - 09:32 AM]
Bigtime Chefs Bring Bigtime Flavors on the New Season of "Guy's Ranch Kitchen"
The series returns to Food Network on Saturday, September 28 at 12:30pm ET/PT.

[08/21/19 - 09:31 AM]
"Big Mouth" Season 3 Lands October 4 on Netflix
The show's social media account broke the news this morning.

[08/21/19 - 08:42 AM]
MTV Taps Former "Bachelorette" Star Rachel Lindsay and Artist Travis Mills to Host "MTV's Ghosted: Love Gone Missing"
In the eight-episode docuseries, Lindsay and Mills help distraught individuals track down and confront a former lover, friend, or family member in an effort to uncover the harsh realities of why they "ghosted" them.

[08/21/19 - 08:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Middle School Moguls" Premieres Sunday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m. (ET/PT)
The four half-hour, CG-animated specials chronicle the ambitions of four new friends striving to create their own companies while attending Mogul Academy, an entrepreneurial school where kid-business dreams come true.

[08/21/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Reign
The Peacock easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[08/21/19 - 08:08 AM]
HGTV Announces First Special Guest Appearances For Its Reboot of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
The series, hosted by award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, will feature special guest stars in every episode, including Tarek El Moussa, Jasmine Roth and Tamara Day.

[08/21/19 - 08:01 AM]
A&E Premieres a Special Daytime Family Programming Event - "The Day I Picked My Parents" - on Sunday, September 8th
The original limited five-hour documentary series follows ten foster children who are part of a revolutionary program operated by the nonprofit organization Kidsave in California, as they search to find their forever home.