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[04/30/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 30
Updates include: HBO orders comedy "Brothers in Atlanta" to series; Kenneth Choi, Jordana Brewster latest cast in FX's "American Crime Story"; and WGN America revives A&E's "Blood, Sweat & Tears."

[04/30/15 - 03:30 PM]
A+E Networks' Upfront Announcements Summary
A+E Networks held their annual presentation today, making a number of significant programming announcements on new event series, new series and new digital-only series.

[04/30/15 - 02:42 PM]
Snoop Dogg Gets Animated in Nickelodeon's "Sanjay and Craig"
Street Dogg is a cool, funny, friendly guy who is always eager to rhyme with the kids.

[04/30/15 - 01:44 PM]
Showtime Sports(R) Amplifies the #MayPac Frenzy Across Digital Platforms Surrounding the Most Anticipated Event of the Year, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
Showtime Sports and HBO(R) are working with Twitter and Facebook to make #MayPac become the biggest hashtag in sports history.

[04/30/15 - 01:26 PM]
"When Calls the Heart" Is Off to a Strong Start with a 2.1 HH Rating and 2.3 Million Total Viewers, Based on L+3 Data
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[04/30/15 - 12:50 PM]
TV One Explores Black America and Law Enforcement in Two-Hour Primetime Special, "State of Emergency: Baltimore and Beyond a News One Now Town Hall Meeting," On Tuesday, May 5, 9-11 PM/ET
This special presentation will also include a panel of notable newsmakers, politicians, law enforcement officers and civil rights activists who will discuss the broader societal impact in the wake of a string of officer-involved deaths.

[04/30/15 - 12:19 PM]
Bravo Media Administers a Dose of Remedies and Frenemies on the Season Three Premiere of "Married to Medicine" Sunday, June 7 at 9:00pm ET/PT
The ladies of Atlanta's exclusive medical inner circle Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb-Lunceford and Lisa Nicole Cloud return with more patients, less patience and a few heart palpitations along the way.

[04/30/15 - 12:18 PM]
2015 Major League Baseball Very, Very Good to FOX Sports
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its MLB coverage to date this season.

[04/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
E! Orders Scripted Pilot Pick-Up for "The Arrangement"
"The Arrangement" is a Cinderella story for modern times, with a dramatic and complicated Hollywood twist.

[04/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Animal Planet Introduces the Next Evolution of Alaskan Programming with "The Last Alaskans" Special Documentary Event
The eight-part series launches Monday, May 25 at 10:00/9:00c with subsequent episodes airing Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Participants Announced for Season 5 of the Hit Series "Extreme Weight Loss," Which Will Return May 26 on ABC
Plus: NBA greats Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Byron Scott and James Worthy will guest star in the season premiere.

[04/30/15 - 10:39 AM]
History(R), A&E and Lifetime Greenlight "Roots" - Event Series to Air on All Three Flagship Brands
Will Packer joins as executive producer and original "Roots" cast member and Emmy-award winning LeVar Burton boards as co-executive producer.

[04/30/15 - 10:34 AM]
FOX Sports Stocks FIFA Women's World Cup Studio Coverage with Multi-National Firepower
The personalities joining FOX Sports' Women's World Cup coverage, mostly former star players on the international stage, have represented five different countries - USA, Canada, England, Germany and Mexico.

[04/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
Lifetime Makes Romantic Fantasies Come True with Digital Platform "Fall Into Me"
The romantic digital episodes will be told from a woman's point-of-view, in close-camera form, drawing the viewer deeper into the intimacy and romance of each story.

[04/30/15 - 10:29 AM]
"American Horror Story: Hotel" Adds Series Veteran Angela Bassett
Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny also star in the new installment.

[04/30/15 - 10:01 AM]
It's Getting Hotter in Herre with All-New Episodes of "Nellyville" Premiering Tuesday, May 5th at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The new episodes will address firsthand Nelly's recent arrest as he discusses the situation with his children for the first time.

[04/30/15 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Wins the First Wednesday of the May Sweep and Spikes 19% Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 29.

[04/30/15 - 09:45 AM]
Showtime 2015 Summer Programming Overview
Highlights include new seasons of its Sunday dramas "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex."

[04/30/15 - 09:33 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Delivers Its Highest Rated and Most Watched Episode Since November 12, 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 29.

[04/30/15 - 09:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with "Modern Family"
Plus: NBC gets a boost from its crossover episodes of "Chicago PD" and "Law & Order: SVU."

[04/30/15 - 08:52 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "Food Porn"
Bethenny Frankel, TV personality, author and entrepreneur, will serve as an executive producer.

[04/30/15 - 07:00 AM]
The 90210's Chicest Besties Return for Their Most Dramatic Season Yet When E!'s "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" Premieres Sunday, May 24th at 10PM ET
The eight newly expanded one-hour episodes will follow new episodes of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

[04/30/15 - 06:19 AM]
Kevin Hart, Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O'Neal, Zendaya, Jordin Sparks and Many More Superstars Bring the Funny on an All-New Season of MTV2's "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" on June 10
Also on tap are Ne-Yo, Fabolous, Pete Wentz, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, A$AP Ferg, Nick Young, French Montana, Fat Joe, Rae Sremmurd and Ty Dolla $ign.

[04/29/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 29
Updates include: James Purefoy to topline SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; trio to recur on NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Josh Stewart and Parker Croft cast in HBO's "Lewis & Clark."

[04/29/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 29
Next week, the finalists will perform three songs each - one a judges' pick, one Scott Borchetta's pick and the third is the contestant's own pick to sing as a tribute to his or her hometown.

[04/29/15 - 07:20 PM]
Syfy Cancels "Helix" After Two Seasons
Co-stars Mark Ghanimé, Neil Napier and Kyra Zagorsky all took to Twitter with the news this evening.

[04/29/15 - 06:01 PM]
NBC to Make Available Entire David Duchovny Series "Aquarius" with Linear Network Premiere
NBC will make the unprecedented move of releasing all 13 episodes of David Duchovny's new series "Aquarius" on NBC.com and the NBC app after the show's two-hour linear network premiere on May 28.

[04/29/15 - 05:31 PM]
Netflix Orders "Green Eggs and Ham" - Thirteen Episodes For The Whole Fam
The series will be adapted for television by Jared Stern, who will also serve as executive producer alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mike Karz and David Dobkin.

[04/29/15 - 03:29 PM]
Electus Acquires International Rights to New FOX Series "Home Free"
As announced earlier today, the eight-episode unscripted series will premiere in the U.S. on July 22 at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[04/29/15 - 02:45 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere Original Scripted Drama Series "Damien" Based on Twentieth Century Fox's Classic Horror Film, The Omen
Currently in production in Toronto, "Damien" will premiere a 10-episode season on A&E, increased from the initial six-episode straight to series order from Lifetime.

[04/29/15 - 01:19 PM]
Comedian, Actor and TV Personality Bill Engvall Plays "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on Friday, May 8, and Monday, May 11, 2015
Engvall will appear as a "Millionaire" contestant and donate his winnings to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

[04/29/15 - 12:53 PM]
All-New Competition Series "Home Free" Breaks Ground Wednesday, July 22, On FOX
Mike Holmes hosts the eight-episode competition series that will feature never-before-seen twists and plenty of surprises, as couples vie to win their dream home.

[04/29/15 - 12:33 PM]
"Revenge" to End After Four Seasons
Look for the series finale next Sunday, May 10 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[04/29/15 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV Delivers "Best Ever April Ratings" in 2015
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/29/15 - 11:43 AM]
"The Flash" Speeds to Its Most Watched and Highest Rated Episode in More Than Two Months
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 28.

[04/29/15 - 11:28 AM]
Cruise Into Summer with an Epic Look Through the Rearview Mirror at the Automobile's Impact on American Life and Culture
"Driving America," a two-hour special, premieres Monday, May 25 at 9:00/8:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[04/29/15 - 11:09 AM]
VH1 Announces Hot New Summer Lineup
New series to the cable channel include "Twinning" and "She's Got Game."

[04/29/15 - 10:56 AM]
Spike Releases Key Art for "Tut"
This six hour, three night ambitious original scripted limited series event premieres on Spike Sunday - Tuesday, July 19-21.

[04/29/15 - 10:56 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "20/20: Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Soars to 20.7 Million Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/29/15 - 10:45 AM]
TLC Delivers Sneak Peek of New Series "Labor Games" on May 6
Hosted by Lisa Arch, the series will get a special sneak peek during the network's "Mother of All Weeks."

[04/29/15 - 10:04 AM]
Golf Channel Post Most-Watched April Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/29/15 - 10:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel Ups the Stakes in Holiday with the Launch of "Countdown to Christmas Thanksgiving Week," Featuring 5 Consecutive Nights of New Original Films - A Network First
This new tentpole initiative will feature an unprecedented five consecutive nights of new original holiday movie premieres from Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday, November 29.

[04/29/15 - 09:26 AM]
BBC Worldwide North America Announces the Highly Anticipated U.S. Premiere of the "Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular" Live at Barclays Center on October 7, 2015
The event, produced and presented by Vision Nine, will be one of the headline events of New York Super Week, which takes over the city October 5-11 in the lead-up to the main event New York Comic Con, taking place October 8-11 at the Javits Center.

[04/29/15 - 09:06 AM]
DC Comics Super-Villains and Super Heroes Reunite with "Robot Chicken" on Adult Swim
The special and season eight of the Emmy Award(R)-winning series will premiere this fall on Adult Swim.

[04/29/15 - 09:00 AM]
Prom, Graduation and Then What? Reality Sets In When MTV's Hit Comedy Series "Awkward" Returns on Monday, August 31 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
With high school ending and everyone heading going in different directions, the second half of the fifth season will jump forward to one year later, summertime back in Palos Hills.

[04/29/15 - 08:52 AM]
Nominate Your Favorite Nurse to Win a Walk-On Role in an Episode of Discovery Life Channel's "Untold Stories of the ER"
During National Nurses Week from May 6-12, Discovery Life Channel will celebrate the unflappable men and woman in scrubs with a special marathon of emergency room programming on Wednesday, May 6.

[04/29/15 - 08:48 AM]
"Food Network Star" Back for Eleventh Season with Fresh Cast of Hopefuls Competing for Culinary Star-Dom
Season eleven premieres on Sunday, June 7 at 9:00/8:00c and the winner will be crowned in the season finale on Sunday, August 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/29/15 - 08:41 AM]
"Hang In There Kitty!" Animal Planet Debuts All-New Series "Treetop Cat Rescue"
Viewers will get an up-close look at the moments when these frightened felines meet their knight in shining armor in the all-new series, premiering Saturday, May 30.

[04/29/15 - 08:35 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D." Builds for the 2nd Week in Viewers to Draw an 8-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 28.

[04/29/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Tight Demo Race with Trio of Dramas
All three series replicate the adults 18-49 numbers from their last originals.







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[06/23/19 - 08:43 AM]
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[06/22/19 - 12:42 PM]
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[06/21/19 - 01:40 PM]
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[06/21/19 - 09:57 AM]
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[06/21/19 - 09:14 AM]
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[06/21/19 - 08:19 AM]
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[06/21/19 - 07:30 AM]
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[06/21/19 - 07:01 AM]
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[06/21/19 - 06:01 AM]
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[06/20/19 - 11:44 PM]
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[06/20/19 - 07:12 PM]
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