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[05/07/15 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: The CW passes on its remaining pilots; Greg Malins to run FOX's "The Grinder"; and NBC to recast Meaghan Rath's role on "People Are Talking."

[05/07/15 - 07:25 PM]
ABC Issues Renewals to 22 Primetime Series
"Cristela," "Forever" and "Resurrection" are among the network's few shows not returning next season.

[05/07/15 - 06:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - Three New Comedies Heading to Series at ABC
The trio includes the Ken Jeong-led "Dr. Ken" plus a new primetime series featuring "The Muppets."

[05/07/15 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - ABC Picks Up Six Drama Pilots to Series
Said group includes the period dramas "Of Kings and Prophets" and "Wicked City" plus the Shonda Rhomes-produced "The Catch."

[05/07/15 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - FOX Adds "Grandfathered," "Surviving Life" to Comedy Series Roster
John Stamos and Jack Cutmore-Scott star in the respective half-hour entries.

[05/07/15 - 05:00 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - FOX Orders Comedy "The Grinder," Drama "Rosewood" to Series
Rob Lowe and Morris Chestnut topline the respective series, due next season.

[05/07/15 - 04:12 PM]
Exclusive, Candid Interview with Floyd Mayweather to Premiere Saturday on Showtime(R)
In the interview, Mayweather addresses the claim made by Pacquiao's camp that the Philippine fighter sustained an injury to his right shoulder that hampered his ability during the bout.

[05/07/15 - 02:24 PM]
ABC Gains Viewers This Season and Is the Only Major Net Up in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/07/15 - 01:54 PM]
TLC Brings Two New Concepts to the Makeover Space
Both series premiere back-to-back on Friday, June 12 beginning at 9:30/8:30c.

[05/07/15 - 01:52 PM]
"Mighty Magiswords," The First Original Digital Series from Cartoon Network Studios, Begins Multiplatform Content Rollout
The comedy adventure series centers on Prohyas and Vambre, a brother and sister team of warriors for hire who are ready for any quest that needs questing.

[05/07/15 - 01:43 PM]
FOX Sports and "The Simpsons" Collaborate to Promote FIFA Women's World Cup 2015
Look for a special soccer-themed couch gag to open this Sunday's episode on FOX.

[05/07/15 - 01:34 PM]
The CW Axes Freshman Drama "The Messengers"
Executive producer Trey Callaway confirmed the news this afternoon on his Twitter page.

[05/07/15 - 01:22 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair"
Said edition airs Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[05/07/15 - 01:16 PM]
Video: "The Brink" Trailer (HBO)
Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, Aasif Mandvi, Maribeth Monroe, Eric Ladin, Esai Morales and Geoff Pierson star in the comedy, premiering Sunday, June 21.

[05/07/15 - 01:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - The CW Picks Up Three Dramas for Next Season
Said trio includes "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," formerly a Showtime comedy pilot; and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," the proposed spin-off of "Arrow" and "The Flash."

[05/07/15 - 12:56 PM]
Hulk Hogan(R), Chris Jericho(R), Paige(TM) and Daniel Bryan(R) Headline New Season of "WWE Tough Enough(R)" on USA Network Launching June 23
The high-octane reality series premieres live Tuesday, June 23 at 8:00/7:00c on USA Network and around the world.

[05/07/15 - 12:50 PM]
The CW Cancels "Hart of Dixie" After Four Seasons
Creator Leila Gerstein took to Twitter this afternoon, confirming the news.

[05/07/15 - 12:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - Comedies "Crowded," "Superstore" Heading to Series at NBC
Patrick Warburton, Carrie Preston co-star in the former while America Ferrera and Ben Feldman are featured in the latter.

[05/07/15 - 12:24 PM]
Art Phenom KAWS Creates Brand-New KAWSBOB Pieces for Upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Race at Kansas Speedway, May 9
Through this collaboration, KAWS will bring his dynamic, and avant-garde, interpretation of the most absorbing personality on all TV to NASCAR fans across the country.

[05/07/15 - 11:38 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outdeliver ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of April 27-May 1
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 27-May 1.

[05/07/15 - 11:12 AM]
Disney Junior Debuts "Miles from Tomorrowland" Interactive Appisode for the Disney Junior Appisodes App
In "Miles from Tomorrowland: Runaway Shuttle" kids join Miles Callisto and his robo-ostrich best friend, Merc, on a space-tastic rescue mission.

[05/07/15 - 11:00 AM]
Amy Schumer to Star in Her First HBO Comedy Special, Directed by Chris Rock and Debuting Later This Year
"Amy is one of the most inspired comics working today, and we hope her first HBO special marks the start of a long and beautiful relationship," said Michael Lombardo.

[05/07/15 - 11:00 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - NBC Picks Up Comedy "People Are Talking" to Series
Tone Bell and Mark-Paul Gosselaar star in the project, about two diverse couples who are both neighbors and best friends.

[05/07/15 - 10:51 AM]
Esquire Network Announces Its First Original Scripted Series, "Spotless"
A sexy and bold one-hour drama laced with dark humor and set in London, the series is the story of a troubled man, Jean Bastiere whose life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother, Martin, crash lands into his world.

[05/07/15 - 10:37 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Invites Moms Everywhere to Bring the Entire Family on a Live African Safari This Mother's Day Weekend!
"We're bringing it back for a special Mother's Day weekend event so families can experience the thrill of a safari without leaving their living rooms," said Geoff Daniels.

[05/07/15 - 10:29 AM]
Julia Roberts, Coldplay, Jennifer Aniston, Julianne Moore, Jodie Foster & More Join NBC's Entertainment Spectacular "Red Nose Day" on May 21
Featuring great comedy, videos produced by Funny Or Die, incredible music performances and Hollywood's favorite stars, the benefit event will help 12 charity organizations lift children and young people out of poverty, in the U.S. and throughout the world.

[05/07/15 - 10:16 AM]
Video: "Nightingale" - Trailer (HBO Films)
The David Oyelowo-led drama debuts Friday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[05/07/15 - 10:16 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Catching Monsters" Heads Deep Into the North Atlantic in Search of the World's Biggest and Most Valuable Fish
The network's latest original series launches Friday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/15 - 10:02 AM]
The American Veterans Center's 2015 National Memorial Day Parade from Washington, D.C. to Air Live on Reelz Monday, May 25 Starting at 2PM ET/11AM PT
The Grand Marshals of this year's Parade are the veterans of World War II with 2015 marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.

[05/07/15 - 10:00 AM]
Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh Continue Their Association with Disney Television Animation, Begin Production on New Animated Series "Mikey Murphy's Law" for Disney XD
The team wrapped production on the Emmy Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated "Phineas and Ferb" after 126 episodes, five one-hour specials and a record-breaking Disney Channel Original Movie.

[05/07/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 27-May 1.

[05/07/15 - 08:58 AM]
Happy, Healthy and Stronger Than Ever, "The Little Couple" Returns to TLC with an All New Season Filled with Family Fun and Firsts
This season is all about learning and trying new things as Will takes his first karate class, Zoey tries ballet and the family adopts some new pet fish.

[05/07/15 - 08:45 AM]
Bounce TV Unveils 2015-16 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the drama "Saints & Sinners," which will center around the pursuit of power, intertwined with deceit, greed, corruption, and murder - all set against backdrop of a large southern church.

[05/07/15 - 08:44 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins at 10 Among ABC-CBS-NBC Dramas in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 6.

[05/07/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins the First 2 Wednesdays of the May Sweep for the First Time in 15 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 6.

[05/07/15 - 08:35 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils Dynamic Programming Slate with Four New Original Series in Development
The quartet includes spin-offs of "Friday Night Tykes" and "American Ninja Warrior."

[05/07/15 - 08:33 AM]
Video: "Sense8" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series, from J. Michael Straczynski and The Wachowskis, launches Friday, June 5.

[05/07/15 - 08:32 AM]
"2015 Billboard Music Awards" Will Open with the World Premiere of Taylor Swift's Epic New Music Video "Bad Blood"
The never-before-seen video includes multiple starring roles played by a cast of Golden Globe winners, Emmy winners, Grammy winners, an Oscar nominee, blockbuster movie stars, as well as both new and iconic supermodels, and was directed by Joseph Kahn.

[05/07/15 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Adults 18-49 Crown Goes to ABC
"Modern Family" once again leads the night in the key demographic.

[05/07/15 - 07:58 AM]
PBS and BBC Announce "Big Blue Live," A Three-Part Live Television Event Showcasing Marine Life Along America's West Coast
Scientists, filmmakers and photographers, animal behaviorists and other experts will come together for two amazing live weeks in late August and early September to document the extraordinary rejuvenation of the once endangered and now thriving ecosystem of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in California.

[05/07/15 - 07:30 AM]
NBC Launches Red Nose Day App That Encourages Social Sharing and Donations Ahead of May 21 Broadcast
The free NBC Red Nose Day app lets you add fun to your photos and share them with friends to help raise awareness for the Red Nose Day event on May 21.

[05/07/15 - 07:20 AM]
The World Premiere of "Nick Swardson: Taste It" Debuts May 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
For fans that can't wait for Swardson's new material, the special will be available on May 25 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[05/07/15 - 07:12 AM]
"Poldark" Drama and Unprecedented Look at Sea Life in "Big Blue Live" Spark PBS' 2015 Summer Season
"We're breaking new ground on PBS this summer," says Beth Hoppe, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming.

[05/07/15 - 07:05 AM]
IFC's "The Spoils Before Dying" to Premiere This July as Three-Day Miniseries Event
Two half-hour episodes of the six part miniseries will air each evening of Wednesday, July 8, Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10.

[05/07/15 - 06:59 AM]
Critically-Acclaimed Docu-Comedy "Human Resources" Returns August 7 on Participant Media's Pivot
Out to recycle the "unrecyclables," TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky and his irreverently funny and diverse staff continue on their mission to change the world - one cigarette butt, dirty diaper, and toothpaste tube at a time.

[05/07/15 - 06:34 AM]
BBC America Renews Critically-Acclaimed Fan Favorite "Orphan Black" for Season Four
The drama starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned for a 10 episode order from Temple Street Productions and is slated to air in 2016.

[05/07/15 - 06:00 AM]
Adult Swim Builds on Primetime Success with Increased Development for 2015-16
The network, which is continuing to grow it slate of primetime originals, has become a powerhouse of comedy talent and their 2015-2016 programming line-up features more than 30 new and returning series, pilots and specials.

[05/06/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: FOX's "The Mindy Project" looking for new home at Hulu; Tim Doyle, Dan Sterling land showrunner gigs; and NBC may look to revive "The Maya Rudolph Show."

[05/06/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 6
Next week, someone's life will change forever as the Top Three enter into the final two shows of the season.

[05/06/15 - 06:01 PM]
In a "Survivor" First, Fans Will Decide the 20 Castaways Who Will Compete in Fall Edition
The results will be revealed live by host and executive producer Jeff Probst during season 30's season finale live reunion show, Wednesday, May 20.







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[04/20/19 - 08:41 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Adults 18-49 with NBA Playoffs
The Alphabet wins the demo crown however a repeat driven CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/19/19 - 10:07 AM]
Bravo Media Returns to the Big Easy When "Southern Charm New Orleans" Premieres Sunday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
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[04/19/19 - 09:23 AM]
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[04/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
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For the first time, it will be a live telecast, originating from Los Angeles, on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW, with a simulcast on Radio Disney.

[04/19/19 - 08:12 AM]
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[04/19/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Get the First Look at Footage from Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us"
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[04/18/19 - 09:00 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Brings an Unforgettable Night of Television to ABC with "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Wednesday, May 22
Ellie Kemper, Jamie Foxx, Justina Machado, Marisa Tomei, Wanda Sykes, Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson are among those slated to appear.

[04/18/19 - 05:07 PM]
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The special, which was taped at Hollywood's Dolby Theater, is filled with an elite lineup of talent paying homage to the iconic show and its director/producer George Schlatter with modern takes on timeless moments.

[04/18/19 - 04:45 PM]
NBC Shifts Two of Its Tuesday Series by Moving "The Village" to 8 p.m. and "The Voice" to 9 p.m.
The five-week change will begin April 23 and conclude May 21.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/18/19 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Reveals Royal Slate in Celebration of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's First Wedding Anniversary
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lauren Corrao Joins Freeform as Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Most recently she was co-president of Tornante TV, an independent studio owned by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Renews "Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 Season
"Hard to believe 'Last Man Standing' hits 150 episodes this week and it gets better with another upcoming season at FOX!" said Allen.

[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence with New Production Hub in New York City
The production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn with the capacity to hold thousands of production crew jobs within five years.

[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's "Krypton" Season 2 on Syfy June 12 at 10PM
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