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[05/01/15 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 1 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: HBO passes on Mike White's "Mamma Dallas"; Nathaniel Buzolic cast in The CW's "Significant Mother"; and HBO's "The Leftovers," USA's "Mr. Robot" add new faces.

[05/01/15 - 02:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 1 - NBC Gives Series Order to Trio of Dramas
"Blindspot," "Chicago Med" and "Heartbreaker" (formerly "Heart Matters") are all on tap at the Peacock.

[05/01/15 - 02:10 PM]
Oxygen Changes Time of "Funny Girls" to 11 PM ET/PT
The newcomer previously aired on Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/01/15 - 01:55 PM]
Little Big Town and Faith Hill to Perform "Girl Crush" on the "2015 Billboard Music Awards"
These stars join previously announced musical performers Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and more!

[05/01/15 - 01:19 PM]
Investigation Discovery Clinches Spot as Top 10 Network for Women in Prime in April
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/15 - 01:12 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Best April Ever in Men
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/15 - 12:51 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit Series "Naked and Afraid" for All New Season
In its most recent season premiere, the series earned its highest rated season premiere ever, even beating the series launch out of "Skywire Live."

[05/01/15 - 12:21 PM]
ESPN's NFL Draft: Round 1 Scores Seven Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 30.

[05/01/15 - 12:00 PM]
FX Networks Teams with John Singleton on Drama Pilot "Snowfall"
Singleton will direct the pilot, which was previously set up at Showtime, based on a script he co-wrote with Eric Amadio.

[05/01/15 - 11:49 AM]
The CW Network Sets New "Beauty and the Beast" Season 3 Premiere Date for Thursday, June 11
Originally, the new season was slated to premiere on May 21.

[05/01/15 - 11:02 AM]
Alberto Rosende and Emeraude Toubia Join the Cast of ABC Family's "Shadowhunters"
Dominic Sherwood was previously announced for the role of "Jace."

[05/01/15 - 10:59 AM]
Imagine REO Speedragons to Rock ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" May 4
Jimmy Kimmel will unite REO Speedwagon and Imagine Dragons to a one-time-only performance of "Mash Up supergroup."

[05/01/15 - 10:46 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Docuseries "Sing It!" Following Two Elite A Cappella Groups Competing for the High Notes
Over the course of eight episodes, the hour-long docuseries crescendos in a championship sing off.

[05/01/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Southern Rites," Exploring How Issues of Race Inform Events in a Southeast Georgia Community, Debuts May 18, Exclusively on HBO
The timely documentary debuts the week of the 61st anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.

[05/01/15 - 09:04 AM]
Van Halen to Perform on the "2015 Billboard Music Awards"
Van Halen joins previously announced musical performers Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and more!

[05/01/15 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel's Annual "We Are Summer" Programming Event Is Back, With All-New Series Premieres Beginning Memorial Day Weekend
This year, Hilton has signed on as the presenting "We Are Summer" sponsor.

[05/01/15 - 08:56 AM]
NBC Expands "Saturday Night Live" App to Close Out Landmark 40th Season
Showcasing four decades of comedy performances, the SNL app will be updated to expand its library with hundreds of classic sketches that have never been previously available online.

[05/01/15 - 08:51 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Expanded "Grey's" Pushes ABC in Front
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49, edging CBS by a tenth of a ratings point.

[05/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
ABC Leads the Pack for the 2nd-Straight Thursday in Adults 18-49, Surging 25% Over the Year-Ago May Sweep Night
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 30.

[05/01/15 - 08:21 AM]
2015 NCAA Selection Show on Sunday Commences NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship across ESPN Networks
Host Anish Shroff, along with analysts Quint Kessenich and Paul Carcaterra, will provide breakdown of the field and tournament predictions, along with interviews with select head coaches and players.

[05/01/15 - 08:14 AM]
NBC's Thursday Overall Improves by 17% Since the "Blacklist" Move in 18-49 and 2.9 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 30.

[05/01/15 - 08:01 AM]
President Barack Obama to Make His Eighth and Final Visit to CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, May 4
This will be President Obama's third visit to the "Late Show" as President of the United States.

[05/01/15 - 08:00 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Builds to a 6-Week High Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 20-24.

[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.







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[01/23/18 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces the Celebrity Judges and Mentor for "MVP: Most Valuable Performer," Airing Live, Thursday, Jan. 25
Katharine McPhee, Maz Jobrani and Brandon Marshall will judge the special with Sharon Osbourne serving as mentor.

[01/23/18 - 09:32 AM]
"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" Premieres to 5.5 Million Total Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 17.

[01/23/18 - 09:16 AM]
All-New Series "Twin Turbos" Races to Discovery Channel on Wednesday, February 28th
For father-son duo Doug and Brad DeBerti, custom car building isn't just a hobby, it's their life.

[01/23/18 - 09:04 AM]
Starz to Air the #ThatsHarassment Film Campaign in Half Hour Primetime Special
The series of short films depicts cases of sexual harassment in the work place, all based on real events, beginning Friday, January 26.

[01/23/18 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Keeps Top Spot with "Bachelor," "Good Doctor"
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-19.

[01/23/18 - 07:59 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights New Adventure Quest Series "Hunting Evidence"
Six one-hour episodes will begin airing in June 2018.

[01/22/18 - 03:11 PM]
"Corporate" Is Highest-Rated Basic-Cable Prime Comedy Premiere of the 2017-18 Season Among Men 18-34
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 17.

[01/22/18 - 01:46 PM]
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Tune in to experience thrilling nightly safaris from Africa's most remarkable wildlife destinations.

[01/22/18 - 12:01 PM]
Natalie Portman Set to Host "Saturday Night Live" on Feb. 3 with Musical Guest Dua Lipa
Pop artist Dua Lipa will join Portman as musical guest for the first time.

[01/22/18 - 10:31 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World" and "Timeless" Season Two Premiere Jumpstart Sunday Night Family Viewing Beginning March 11
"Timeless" will then regularly air on Sunday nights following "Little Big Shots" and "Genius Junior."

[01/22/18 - 09:46 AM]
Starz Acquires Unscripted Docuseries "America to Me" from Acclaimed Filmmaker Steve James and Participant Media
The series follows students, teachers and administrators in suburban Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School, one of the country's most exemplary and diverse public schools.

[01/22/18 - 08:38 AM]
Food Network Takes Game Day Eats Live
Food Network will go live Saturday, February 3, with a cross-platform Game Day Eats experience, offering game day recipes, tips and inspiration across the brand's linear, digital and convergent properties.

[01/22/18 - 08:32 AM]
SundanceTV Continues Its Exploration of True Crime by Partnering with Award-Winning Talent and Greenlighting Three New Docuseries
The first of these docuseries, "The Road to Jonestown" (w/t), will air timed to the 40th Anniversary of the massacre this November.

[01/22/18 - 08:31 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dominates with NFC Championship
The Eagles/Vikings blowout is not surprisingly down from last year's primetime championship on CBS.

[01/22/18 - 08:19 AM]
30 for 30 "The Two Bills" to Premiere February 1 on ESPN
The next documentary features legendary football coaches Bill Belichick and Bill Parcells being interviewed together for the first time since 1991.