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[05/21/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 21
Updates include: TNT passes on its proposed "Major Crimes" spin-off; Greg Grunberg latest alum to return for NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Jonathan Tropper, Justin Lin team for new Cinemax drama.

[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 03:27 PM]
Kickstarter Sensation "Kung Fury" Delivers Bad to the Bone 80's Action, Artistry and Hilarity... and El Rey Is the Only Place on Your TV Badass Enough to Show It
An official selection of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the visually spectacular 30-minute action comedy was created by Swedish filmmaker David Sandberg and backed by the Kickstarter community.

[05/21/15 - 02:26 PM]
Update: NBC Wins the 2014-15 Primetime Season in Adults 18-49, Claims Its Second Consecutive September-to-May Crown
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 02:09 PM]
Final: ABC's 2015 May Sweep Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/21/15 - 01:01 PM]
Video: Watch Your Pack! MTV's "Teen Wolf" Season Five Trailer Has Arrived!
Look for the special two night premiere on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30.

[05/21/15 - 11:21 AM]
The World Premiere of "Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail" Debuts June 13 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
For fans that can't wait for Ross' new material, the special will be available on June 13 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[05/21/15 - 11:04 AM]
Special Companion Piece Editions of "Extreme Weight Loss" -- "Love Can't Weight" -- To Premiere June 23 on ABC
David Tutera, Rocco DiSpirito and "Duff" Goldman will guest star as part of the couple's "Wedding Dream Team."

[05/21/15 - 10:58 AM]
The Final Broadcast of the "Late Show with David Letterman" Delivers 13.76 Million Viewers - Its Largest Audience Since 1994
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 10:12 AM]
TLC Signs on for a New Season of "Our Little Family"
The network ordered eight hour-long episodes and a one-hour special with the family answering behind-the-scenes questions, slated to premiere in September 2015.

[05/21/15 - 09:14 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Renew Five Series
The former's "Island Life" and "Island Hunters" and the latter's "Texas Flip and Move," "Garage Gold" and "Building Alaska" are all due back.

[05/21/15 - 09:02 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R)-Winning Film "Born on the Fourth of July" with an Introduction by Academy Award-Nominated Actor Tom Cruise
In commemoration of Memorial Day, the groundbreaking film will air on USA Network, Saturday, May 23 at 7/6c and feature a special, new introduction from lead actor Tom Cruise.

[05/21/15 - 08:57 AM]
"Mysteries of Laura" Captures Its Top Results Since February 25
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Opens Solidly Against CBS' "Survivor" Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:24 AM]
Fan-Driven Programming Marathon & Twitter Party Planned for "Fixer Upper" on Memorial Day Weekend
In addition, fans of the series can live tweet with stars Chip and Joanna Gaines from 7 p. m. to 8 p.m. ET/PT using #FixerUpper.

[05/21/15 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Finale Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS
The Eye closes the May sweeps period on top in both categories.

[05/21/15 - 08:12 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents a "Grande" Event with Half-Hour Special "Worst.Post.Ever: With Frankie Grande" Premiering on Tuesday, August 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The special follows Grande as he breaks down the buzziest online posts, tweets and selfies from Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and everything in between.

[05/21/15 - 08:06 AM]
E! Turns Up the Heat with Summer Programming Slate
Returning series include "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" (May 24), "Botched" (June 7), "Total Divas" (July 7) and "House of DVF" (August 31).

[05/21/15 - 07:10 AM]
EPIX Unveils Two New Original Series - Partners with Lionsgate on "Graves" and Paramount Television on "Berlin Station" to Produce First Two Original Series on EPIX
A third original series from MGM will be announced in the near future.

[05/21/15 - 07:09 AM]
Top Finalists Revealed on "MasterChef" - Drummer, High School Teacher, Petroleum Landman, Fashion Stylist and Social Worker among Finalists
Following a powerful series of head-to-head battles to earn a coveted white apron, the judges announced which hopefuls would advance in the competition.

[05/21/15 - 07:00 AM]
The New Cast of the Fall Edition of "Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance" Revealed Last Night During "Survivor: Worlds Apart" Live Reunion Show
Voting opened May 6 for the new "Second Chance" cast, and the results were revealed live by host and executive producer Jeff Probst.

[05/21/15 - 06:59 AM]
LMN Premieres Scripted Drama "Strange Empire: Rise of the Women" - Friday, May 29 at 9pm ET
The series is a powerful and dynamic scripted drama about three strong and independent women who join forces to seek a new way of life in the perilous and dangerous world of the North American Frontier of the 1860's.

[05/21/15 - 06:32 AM]
"BoJack" Is Back for a Second Season with a B.N.A. (Brand New Attitude)
The darkly hilarious, serialized animated adult comedy "BoJack Horseman" will premiere 12 new episodes exclusively on Netflix on Friday, July 17.

[05/21/15 - 06:00 AM]
NBC Launches Red Nose Day Social and Digital Initiatives with Prominent Partnerships, Celebrity Shareable Content and Engaging Interactive Campaigns
Starting today, the Gates Foundation will donate $25 to the Red Nose Day Fund when you post your red nose photo on Twitter or Instagram with #RedNose25.

[05/20/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 20
Updates include: AMC to set up writers' rooms for three potential dramas; Skeet Ulrich to visit A&E's "Unforgettable"; and Gbenga Akinnagbe bound for FX's "American Crime Story."

[05/20/15 - 03:21 PM]
Hip Hop Icon Grandmaster Flash Joins Baz Luhrmann's Netflix Original Series "The Get Down"
In addition, Mamoudou Athie will portray Grandmaster Flash in the series.

[05/20/15 - 02:05 PM]
Mimi Rogers Joins Cast of Starz Series "Ash vs Evil Dead"
Rogers will play Suzy Maxwell, a woman who is reunited with her family and several uninvited guests after a freak accident.

[05/20/15 - 01:54 PM]
Bruce Greenwood Joins Cast of "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He's set as Gil Garcetti, the Los Angeles County District Attorney who prosecuted O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

[05/20/15 - 01:13 PM]
Discovery Life Channel Reveals the Shocking True Story of "The Man with No Penis"
The one-hour special airs Saturday, June 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/20/15 - 12:00 PM]
Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowski to Host NBC's All-Star Charity Event "Red Nose Day" Airing Thursday, May 21 (8-11 P.M. ET)
Plus: Ed Sheeran, Josh Groban, Christian Slater, Al Roker, Andy Cohen, Kellan Lutz and Kermit the Frog are among the latest to appear.

[05/20/15 - 10:54 AM]
"Livin' Lozada" and "Flex & Shanice" Join OWN's Popular Saturday Night Lineup on July 11
Both series will air back-to-back at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[05/20/15 - 10:37 AM]
"Rise: The Promise of My Brother's Keeper" to Simulcast on Discovery Channel and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network June 21 at 7PM
The film explores the lives and families of boys and young men of color from four programs around the U.S. that are living the principles of the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) initiative.

[05/20/15 - 10:35 AM]
First Tony Awards Performers Announced
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.

[05/20/15 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Confirms August 16 Debut Date for Miniseries "Show Me a Hero"
From creator David Simon and director Paul Haggis, this six-part miniseries explores notions of home, race and community through the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats, activists and ordinary citizens in Yonkers, NY.

[05/20/15 - 09:59 AM]
New Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Dates for "June Weddings"
"Perfect Match" will now premiere on Saturday, June 20 while "Love, Again" is now set for Sunday, June 21.

[05/20/15 - 09:24 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Sizzling Summer Schedule
Plus: look for new stand-up specials from Nick Swardson, Jeff Ross, Bridget Everett and Natasha Leggero in the coming months.

[05/20/15 - 09:11 AM]
"Seinfeld" Launches on Hulu June 24th
One of the most popular, most award-winning and longest-running comedy series of all time will be available to stream - in its entirety - for the first time ever on Hulu.

[05/20/15 - 09:05 AM]
Tate Donovan Guest Stars on "Masters of Sex"
Donovan plays Graham, a confident scientist whose relationship with Margaret Scully (Allison Janney) brings them to Masters and Johnson's clinic.

[05/20/15 - 09:04 AM]
"Hell's Kitchen" Moves to New Time as the Final Five Chefs Compete Tuesday, May 26, at 9/8c on FOX
The show's 14th cycle wraps on Tuesday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/20/15 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Is the Most-Watched TV Net on the Final Tuesday of the Season as the "Dancing with the Stars" Finale Ranks as the Night's Top Show
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/20/15 - 08:35 AM]
"The Voice" Jumps 33% Week to Week and Beats NBC's Season Average in the Slot by 65%
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/20/15 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Wraps Season on Top in Demos for NBC
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[05/20/15 - 08:09 AM]
FOX Sports Announces Television Schedule for FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM)
FOX Sports is televising all 52 games live from six cities across Canada between June 6 and July 5, live on FOX; FOX Sports 1, America's fastest growing sports network; and FOX Sports 2.

[05/20/15 - 07:06 AM]
The Master of Design Returns to Bravo Media on Emmy Award-Nominated Series "Flipping Out" Wednesday, July 1 at 9PM ET/PT
The following week, the fourth installment of the successful "Million Dollar Listing" franchise heads to the city by the bay for the supersized premiere of "Million Dollar Listing San Francisco" on Wednesday, July 8.

[05/20/15 - 07:04 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 1 Up 38 Percent from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/19/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 19
Updates include: Tom Brooke cast in AMC's "Preacher"; ABC's "The Catch," "Quantico" among latest to recast roles; and Reg Rogers, Tzi Ma among the latest to visit "Hell on Wheels."

[05/19/15 - 11:00 PM]
Champion Named of "The Voice"
"The Voice" is both the #1 Monday series and the #1 Tuesday series on the Big 4 networks this season in adults 18-49.

[05/19/15 - 06:46 PM]
Alfonso Ribeiro Is Named New Host of ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos"
He'll succeed Tom Bergeron, who made the announcement during tonight's "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/19/15 - 02:02 PM]
Video: Watch the First Full-Length Trailer of "Scream Queens" Premiering This September on FOX
Get an extended look at the network's new anthology horror series.

[05/19/15 - 12:48 PM]
Turner Broadcasting Portfolio Once Again Tops the Demo Charts in Both Primetime and Total Day for the First Week of May
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of April 27-May 3.







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[01/26/20 - 04:16 PM]
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[01/26/20 - 01:45 PM]
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[01/25/20 - 08:16 AM]
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[01/24/20 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 24
Updates include: Marvel shutters two animated projects at Hulu; Jessalyn Gilsig cast in John Stamos-led "Big Shot" at Disney+; and Dexter Darden boards Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" revival series.

[01/24/20 - 02:38 PM]
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Look for the one-hour special on said night at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/20 - 12:01 PM]
Mark Cuban, Dr. Phil, Ryan Seacrest, Piers Morgan and Lisa Vanderpump to Be Featured in "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis"
As previously announced, the one-hour special bows Wednesday, January 29 on FOX.

[01/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Announce Chance the Rapper as the Host of "Punk'd"
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[01/24/20 - 08:40 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Season Two Trailer and Key Art for Docu-Series "The Trade"
The four-part season follows Central Americans on an odyssey to the United States (including some heading back home after being deported), while also delving into the shadow industries that prey on them every step along the way.

[01/24/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return on Top
"Station 19" is the night's most-watched program while "Grey's Anatomy" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[01/24/20 - 06:57 AM]
Final Round of Performers Confirmed for "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
This year's presenters include Common, Ava DuVernay, Cynthia Erivo, Jim Gaffigan, Dua Lipa, Trevor Noah, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Porter, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Shania Twain, Keith Urban and Stevie Wonder.

[01/24/20 - 05:02 AM]
TV One Puts a New Spin on Romance with the Original Film "Steppin' Back to Love" Premiering Saturday, February 8 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
The film follows a once-loving couple connected by dance, who after facing marital struggles, use their passion for Chicago-style step-dancing to reignite the spark in their marriage.

[01/23/20 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 23
Updates include: OWN pulls the plug on "Ambitions"; Disney+ puts Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series on hold; and ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all order various projects to pilot.

[01/23/20 - 01:43 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" Returns on Thursday, February 27th at 8PM ET/PT
After a tumultuous year, Mike "The Situation" rejoins the group after his long-awaited release from prison, and the roommates finally feel whole again and ready for a fresh start.

[01/23/20 - 01:28 PM]
Guy Fieri Hosts New Bracket-Style Culinary Competition Series "Tournament of Champions"
The five-part series launches Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.