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[04/28/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 28
Updates include: NBC's dramas "Blindspot," "Heartbeaker" and "The Player" begin staffing; USA gives pilot order to "Paradise Pictures"; and TNT's "Legends" adds quartet for season two.

[04/28/15 - 04:02 PM]
BBC America Flips "The Graham Norton Show," "Tatau" on Saturday Nights
"The Graham Norton Show" will now follow "Orphan Black" at 10:00/9:00c with "Tatau" closing out the evening at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/28/15 - 02:01 PM]
YouTube Content Creators Unveil Custom "Penny Dreadful" Videos, Taking Fans Inside the World of the Hit Showtime(R) Series
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Sunday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/15 - 01:39 PM]
History's Hit Series "American Pickers" Returns - Season Premiere Wednesday May 6, 9PM ET/PT
On this season, Mike and Frank continue their mission to recycle America by rescuing forgotten relics and giving them a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about American history along the way.

[04/28/15 - 01:12 PM]
For the First Time Ever, Showtime(R) Debuts Two Documentaries in Theaters Nationwide Under Newly Created Banner Showtime Documentary Films(R)
These documentaries offer an uncensored look at the lives and legacies of some of the world's most fascinating and controversial figures.

[04/28/15 - 12:45 PM]
New Half-Hour Animated Series "Golan the Insatiable" Premieres Sunday, May 31, on FOX
The new animated comedy, starring Rob Riggle and Aubrey Plaza, is inspired by the quarter-hour installments that aired on "Animation Domination High-Def's" late-night Saturday programming block.

[04/28/15 - 12:45 PM]
Tony Award Nominations Announced for "The 69th Annual Tony Awards(R)," Broadcasting Sunday, June 7 on CBS
Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will host the 2015 Tony Awards for the first time, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

[04/28/15 - 12:37 PM]
Turner Broadcasting Networks Scores Two of the Top 3 Spots with Adults 18-49 in Primetime for the Week of April 6
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/28/15 - 12:30 PM]
"48 Hours: The Verdict" Is Saturday's #1 Primetime Program in Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[04/28/15 - 12:07 PM]
TV One's "R&B Divas LA" Reunion Special Part One Reaches 1.3 Million Total Viewers 2+
TV One further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/28/15 - 11:16 AM]
TNT and Madefire Join Forces on "The Last Ship" Motion Book(TM) Series
The Motion Books will be made available online for free and through Madefire's top-rated app during the weeks leading up to the second season.

[04/28/15 - 10:48 AM]
WATCH ABC App Is Now Live on Xbox 360
Using the WATCH ABC app, Xbox viewers can now access current episodes of their favorite ABC shows on demand for free.

[04/28/15 - 10:43 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Ninth Time in 11 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/28/15 - 10:41 AM]
Marvel Debuts Super Heroic Line of Products in Celebration of Real Life Heroes
The collection includes t-shirts, hats, drinkware, pillows, blankets and more for fans of all ages, and features iconic Marvel characters and graphics paired with patriotic elements.

[04/28/15 - 10:40 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents the World Television Premiere of "Ana Maria in Novela Land" on Saturday, May 2 at 8PM ET/PT
The bilingual film is the story of one young woman's struggle to find herself after being yanked out of her self-absorbed fandom of her favorite telenovela.

[04/28/15 - 10:33 AM]
Fourteen Men to Test Limits of Their Endurance on NBC's New Series "The Island"
In the six-episode series - which premieres Monday, May 25 - internationally acclaimed adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls offers men from across the country the ultimate challenge.

[04/28/15 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look Trailer for Limited Series "Flesh and Bone"
The eight-hour limited series created by Emmy(R) award-winning "Breaking Bad" writer and executive Producer Moira Walley-Beckett, premieres Sunday, November 8.

[04/28/15 - 09:25 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Grows to Its Largest Audience in 1-1/2 Years with Playback Season Highs
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/28/15 - 09:21 AM]
Voting Opens Today for the Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Samsung
The editorial award will be given to an artist who has accomplished an outstanding and rare achievement on the Billboard music charts over the past year.

[04/28/15 - 09:19 AM]
WGN America Presents a Spectacular Slate of Binge-Worthy "How I Met Your Mother" May Marathons
The May festivities begin with a "Cinco de Madre" marathon on Friday, May 1, leading into a bouquet of laughs and countdown of all the reasons "Why I Love My Mother" marathon over Mother's Day weekend, Friday, May 8.

[04/28/15 - 09:15 AM]
Disney Junior Orders Second Season of Hit Intergalactic Series "Miles from Tomorrowland"
The series, which charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority, incorporates unique space and science facts into each storyline.

[04/28/15 - 09:00 AM]
VH1 Picks Up "Barely Famous" for Season Two
The series features sisters Erin and Sara Foster offering a tongue-in-cheek perspective on the culture of reality TV and the hypocrisy of everyday life in Los Angeles.

[04/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Wins Monday Among the Big 4 Nets in All Key Demographics, Including a Tie in Men 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 27.

[04/28/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps Demo Crown at NBC
Plus: "Stalker" returns to CBS up a tick from its last Wednesday airing.

[04/28/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 6th Time in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 27.

[04/28/15 - 08:10 AM]
It's Best to 'Know Your Enemy' on the New Season of "Ink Master" Starting Tuesday, June 23 at 10 PM, ET/PT
This season it's not just about the rivalries the artists create during the competition, each contestant comes with their own personal tattoo rival - their master or apprentice.

[04/28/15 - 08:10 AM]
Underground Cooking Competition "Knife Fight" Returns May 26 on Esquire Network
16 New York area chefs will compete to conquer mystery ingredients and each other, but only one will be left standing.

[04/28/15 - 08:03 AM]
CBS Announces the New Reality Series "The Briefcase," Premiering Wednesday, May 27
The series features hard-working American families experiencing financial setbacks who are presented with a briefcase containing a large sum of money and a potentially life-altering decision: they can keep all of the money for themselves, or give all or part of it to another family in need.

[04/28/15 - 07:36 AM]
WE tv's New Explosive Original Series, "Cutting It: In the ATL" Premieres Thursday, May 21 at 10pm ET/PT
The series follows four glamorous and headstrong salon owners, as they compete to dominate the Atlanta hair game.

[04/28/15 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Travels to the North Shore of Long Island for the New Docu-Series "Secrets and Wives" Premiering Tuesday, June 2 at 10 PM ET/PT
Navigating the pitfalls of marriage and divorce, these six women are all going through the process of reinventing themselves under the microscope of family, friends and exes.

[04/28/15 - 07:02 AM]
IFC Fulfills "Gigi's Bucket List" - Greenlights New Comedy Series Starring David Krumholtz
Eight half-hour episodes start shooting this June in Los Angeles.

[04/28/15 - 06:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Emmy(R)-Nominated Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family", Welcomes Back the Network's 2nd Annual "Renew-It-All" Sweepstakes
Following the initiative's successful launch in 2014, Renew-it-All will be back in a major way, guaranteeing one lucky family the chance to renovate and improve their home for a grand prize total that values at over $30,000.

[04/27/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 27
Updates include: Viola Davis to play Harriet Tubman for HBO; Lifetime to reveal "The Unauthorized Full House Story"; and VH1 tables its revival of "The Osbournes."

[04/27/15 - 02:06 PM]
The Reign of "Thrones" Continues as Premiere Episode Outpaces Previous Season
HBO further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/27/15 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Offers Extended Coverage from Las Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao Superfight
FOX Sports 1 is on hand at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Broadcast Center throughout fight week, providing extended preview coverage for original studio programs.

[04/27/15 - 01:50 PM]
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards on Pop Become the Network's Most-Watched Live Event in Eight Years
POP spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 01:10 PM]
Oxygen Media's "The Prancing Elites Project" Dances Into Viewers' Hearts with Highest-Rated Series Premiere Among All Key Demos Since Network Rebrand
Oxygen further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/27/15 - 12:02 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Sunday Up 33% in Adults 25-54 and Up 38% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 11:47 AM]
Dr. Bobby Jones Announces the End of "Bobby Jones Gospel" After 35 Years
For the past 35 years, Dr. Bobby Jones and BET welcomed gospel music's biggest stars including Shirley Caeser, Vicky Winans, Dottie Peoples, Byron Cage, Mary Mary, Hezekiah Walker, Donnie McClurkin and many more.

[04/27/15 - 11:30 AM]
Jonathan Stern and Keith Quinn Announce First Slate of Projects for FOX's Multi-Platform Programming
Highlights include "Filthy Sexy Teen$," a half-hour comedy previously set up at Adult Swim.

[04/27/15 - 11:24 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" and "Criminal Minds" Are the Week's Top Two Programs in 7-Day DVR Lift Among Both Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Road Comedy Pilot from Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm Starring Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor
The pilot is an honest comedy exploring the adult female friendship of two creative partners as they embark on a cross-country road trip.

[04/27/15 - 10:55 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Grows for the 2nd Week in a Row to a 6-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 21.

[04/27/15 - 10:44 AM]
The Season Finale of "Scorpion" Posts Monday's Largest Live Plus 3-Day Lift in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.

[04/27/15 - 10:26 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: TV Playback Boosts ABC's Competitive Rankings
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/27/15 - 10:08 AM]
Season Five of the Emmy-Award Winning Showtime(R) Drama "Homeland" to Begin Production in Berlin, Germany This Summer
Season five will pick-up two years after Carrie Mathison's (Claire Danes) ill-fated tenure as Islamabad station chief.

[04/27/15 - 10:05 AM]
New Season of Cinemax Series "Strike Back" to Debut July 31
Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton star in the action series, which follows a stealth counterterrorism unit as it spans the globe to stop potential threats, often behind enemy lines.

[04/27/15 - 10:05 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Scripted Development Slate with Three New Projects
Additionally, Bravo's first half-hour scripted comedy series, "Odd Mom Out," will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Monday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/27/15 - 10:02 AM]
"Subway Series" on ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Delivers Double-Digit Ratings Increase
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Forged in Fire" - New Competition Series Coming to History This Summer
The series will feature world-class bladesmiths recreating many of history's most iconic edged weapons, from the Japanese katana to the medieval broadsword to ancient throwing blades like the Chakram.







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[05/24/20 - 08:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
Said victories come on an all-repeat night for the broadcast networks.

[05/23/20 - 09:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Top Demos
The network leads the repeat heavy night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/22/20 - 01:55 PM]
FX Renews "What We Do in the Shadows" for a Third Season
"We're incredibly happy that critics and audiences are all in on 'Shadows,'" Nick Grad said. "Week in and week out, the producers, writers and our amazing cast continue to make one of the funniest and best comedy series on TV."

[05/22/20 - 10:13 AM]
Walton Goggins to Narrate Discovery and Science Channel's Epic Documentary "NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future" Giving Viewers a Rare Glimpse Inside NASA and SpaceX Headquarters
The special two-hour documentary will air Monday, May 25 on Science Channel, and will rebroadcast on Tuesday, May 26 on Discovery.

[05/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
"Tuca & Bertie" Fly Again at Adult Swim - #1 Network with Young Adults Greenlights Second Season
"I've been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I'm thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation," said creator Lisa Hanawalt.

[05/22/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Holey Moley," "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Selling Sunset" Season 2 Is Now on Netflix and - Surprise - A Third Season Premieres on August 7
In the series, the elite agents at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA.

[05/22/20 - 07:55 AM]
"Elite" Season 4 Is Coming to Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[05/22/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Max Celebrates May 27th Platform Launch with a "Week of So Much More"
To celebrate the nationwide launch of HBO Max on May 27th, the streamer has teamed up with a collection of fan-favorite brands to offer so much more to households, every day, for an entire week.

[05/22/20 - 06:49 AM]
Animal Planet's One-of-a-Kind Series "The Zoo" Moves to 8PM ET/PT on Saturdays
The series documents an unscripted look at the knowledge and diverse skills needed to operate a zoo.

[05/22/20 - 06:13 AM]
"Zenimation" Premieres on Disney+
Unplug, relax, and refresh your senses for a moment of mindfulness with Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zenimation" - an animated soundscape experience.

[05/21/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 21
Updates include: ABC pulls the plug on "Bless This Mess," "Emergence," "Kids Say the Darndest Things," "Schooled," "Single Parents"; Yael Grobglas to lead "Here She Lies" at HBO Max; and Amazon lands "Three Pines" drama based on Louise Penny's novels.

[05/21/20 - 08:49 PM]
The Power of Entertainment Brings Americans Together for the Sixth Annual Red Nose Day Campaign to End Child Poverty
You can still watch "The Red Nose Day Special" - now available to stream on NBC.com, the NBC App, Hulu, and various other platforms for the next seven days.

[05/21/20 - 04:46 PM]
ABC News Live and National Geographic Join Forces for Global Live Streaming and Television Event, "Launch America: Mission to Space Live"
Live coverage kicks off Wednesday, May 27 at 3:00 p.m. EDT on ABC News Live and National Geographic.

[05/21/20 - 02:26 PM]
"Chasing the Sun" Returns to Ovation TV with Season 2
The series follows adventure-seeker, former pro surfer and international model Stephen Friedman as he travels the world.