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[04/28/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 28
Updates include: Stephen Root latest to join "Barry" at HBO; Drew Barrymore to narrate NBC's "First Dates"; and Sylvester Stallone attached to star in adaptation of Mario Puzo's "Omerta."

[04/28/16 - 03:55 PM]
"Undercover Boss" Returns with Five New Episodes, Sunday, May 15 on CBS
Look for the show's 100th installment on Sunday, May 22.

[04/28/16 - 01:01 PM]
National Geographic Channel Goes Straight to Series with Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, "Genius"
The premiere season will focus on scientist Albert Einstein and will be based on Walter Isaacson's critically acclaimed book "Einstein: His Life and Universe," adapted by writer Noah Pink.

[04/28/16 - 12:35 PM]
All-New Episodes of "Motive" Move to Sundays on USA
The Canadian import previously aired on Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/16 - 12:31 PM]
Freeform Premiere of the Documentary "Twinsters" Airs May 7 at 8:30 P.M. EDT
"Twinsters" is a two-hour documentary about two young women who were both adopted from South Korea and raised on different continents.

[04/28/16 - 12:20 PM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones" Returns for an All-New-Season
Season six will air on Monday nights beginning May 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:45 AM]
Don't Mess with Mommy This May on LMN with Host Wendy Williams Movie Premieres All Weekend for Mother's Day
Then from May 15 through May 22, LMN Premiere Movie Week will feature more new movies every night of the week at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:14 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet on May 26 with All-New Programming You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
"'Monster Week' is the most audacious of Animal Planet's quarterly tentpole events continually surprising our viewers with the most enigmatic of creatures," said Rich Ross.

[04/28/16 - 11:00 AM]
"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" Premieres Monday, June 20 on Disney XD
Set between the events of "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space.

[04/28/16 - 10:35 AM]
Country Powerhouses Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and Cam to Kick Off the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards" with McBride's Timeless Female Anthem "This One's for the Girls"
"I always look forward to singing this song because it resonates with so many different people of all different ages," said Martina.

[04/28/16 - 10:13 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on an All-New Night Monday, June 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Building on "AYTO's" successful formula, season four will feature a game-changing twist that for the first time will truly test the theory, "If your perfect match was standing right in front of you, would you even know it?"

[04/28/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Live from Daryl's House" and "Later... With Jools Holland" New Seasons to Premiere on MTV Live Thursday, May 5
TV Live, MTV's 24-hour high-definition music channel, was rebranded from Palladia in February.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 09:37 AM]
New Series "Mygrations" Premieres Monday, May 23, at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel
Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

[04/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
"Match Game" Returns to Primetime With Host Alec Baldwin on ABC
The 10-episode series will air 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT as part of ABC's Sunday Fun & Games block, alongside "Celebrity Family Feud," with Steve Harvey, and "The 100,000 Pyramid," with Michael Strahan, beginning on Sunday, June 26.

[04/28/16 - 09:34 AM]
NBC's Hit Series "Little Big Shots" Closes Out Its First Season with Two Final Episodes May 1 & 8; Casting for Season 2 Has Begun
Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey executive produce the popular, family-friendly series, with Harvey also serving as host.

[04/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
Andy Richter Hosts the Ultimate "Celebrity Food Fight" When Stars Compete in Comedic Culinary Games
Look for double episodes premiering on Sunday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c on Food Network.

[04/28/16 - 09:02 AM]
Summer Tourmates Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato to Perform on the "2016 Billboard Music Awards"
These artists join previously announced hosts Ludacris and Ciara, and performers Justin Bieber, DNCE, The Go-Go's, Shawn Mendes and P!nk.

[04/28/16 - 08:59 AM]
"Disney Channel Presents The 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards" to Air Sunday, May 1
A special surprise by Justin Bieber performing in a class at a Tulsa, Oklahoma high school will also be presented exclusively during the televised special.

[04/28/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network's juggernaut leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/28/16 - 08:17 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest-Rated and Most-Watched April Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 08:01 AM]
Soak Up the Fun and "Dive Into Summer" with Travel Channel's All-New Water-Themed Premieres Beginning Sunday, June 19
A special episode of "Xtreme Waterparks," along with new series "Top Secret Swimming Holes" and "7 Water Wonders" tees up the primetime fun on Sunday, June 19.

[04/28/16 - 07:23 AM]
All-New Series, "Peanuts," Premieres on Monday, May 9 on Boomerang
New episodes premiere daily at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT.

[04/28/16 - 07:05 AM]
The Scott Brothers Face-Off in New Season of HGTV's "Brother vs. Brother"
The six-episode series will follow the popular twins as they compete to buy, renovate and sell a Vegas home - each with $500,000 to spend.

[04/28/16 - 07:04 AM]
iHeartMedia and AT&T Bring Fans Nationwide the 2016 "iHeartCountry Festival," Hosted by Bobby Bones and Brooklyn Decker
The special will air on the AT&T Audience Network on May 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/28/16 - 07:02 AM]
PBS Summer 2016 Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials
Upcoming originals include "Endeavour, Season Three" and "Inspector Lewis, The Final Season."

[04/28/16 - 06:37 AM]
Acclaimed International Drama Series, "The A Word" to Premiere on SundanceTV July 13 at 10/9c
The six-episode, one-hour drama captures an authentic portrait of one multigenerational family after their young son is diagnosed with autism.

[04/28/16 - 05:51 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched April
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 03:12 AM]
Stellar Cast Announced as Classic Novel "Watership Down" Lives on With New Mini-Series
The series will premiere on BBC One in the UK; and worldwide, outside of the UK, on Netflix.

[04/27/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 27
Updates include: Nzingha Stewart sets "The 10th Date" at Lifetime; Don DeLillo's "Zero K" optioned at FX; and Kathryn Kates is bound for AMC's "Feed the Beast."

[04/27/16 - 01:18 PM]
Disney-Pixar's "Finding Nemo," Is on ABC with an Exclusive Special Look at "Finding Dory," on Wednesday, May 25
In anticipation of "Finding Dory" which swims into theaters June 17, an exclusive special look of the new film will be part of this televised broadcast of "Finding Nemo."

[04/27/16 - 12:58 PM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Will Reach the End of the Line with the Final Seven Episodes Beginning Saturday, June 11 at 9 PM ET
The show's swan song will be followed by the series premiere of the Robert Redford and Stephen David-produced limited event series "The American West."

[04/27/16 - 11:57 AM]
Turning Trash to Cash, Velocity's "Junkyard Empire"
Look for the show's second season beginning Wednesday, May 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/27/16 - 11:48 AM]
Buddy Valastro Takes a Family, Food and Fun-Filled Road Trip Across the South in "Buddy's Family Vacation"
The eight-episode series launches Friday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[04/27/16 - 11:43 AM]
HBO Films' "All the Way," With Tony Winner Bryan Cranston Reprising His Role as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Debuts May 21 on HBO
Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Bradley Whitford and Frank Langella co-star while Joe Morton, Stephen Root, Marque Richardson, Aisha Hinds, Todd Weeks, Mo McRae and Spencer Garrett are also featured.

[04/27/16 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Legend Martin Short and Dancer Extraordinaire Derek Hough Join Cast in NBC's "Hairspray Live!"
They'll join the recently cast Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein.

[04/27/16 - 11:01 AM]
Season Seven of "MasterChef" Premieres Wednesday, June 1, on FOX
Representing 15 states across the country, this season's 40 contestants take time away from their busy day jobs in hopes of turning their culinary dreams into reality.

[04/27/16 - 10:35 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Unscripted Programming Slate with Six New and 14 Returning Series
Summer premieres will include "The Real Housewives of Orange County," "Manzo'd with Children," "Flipping Out," and "Don't Be Tardy."

[04/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
First Overall NFL Draft Pick to Appear on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Immediately Following the First Round of the 2016 NFL Draft
Tune in as Jimmy discusses the 2016 NFL season with the overall number one pick and welcomes the Rams back to Los Angeles, home of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

[04/27/16 - 09:31 AM]
FOX Gives Series Orders to New Dramas "24: Legacy" and "Star" for the Upcoming 2016-2017 Season
Both series are scheduled to premiere in the upcoming 2016-2017 season.

[04/27/16 - 09:30 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Makes Its Met Gala Debut on Monday, May 2nd
Plus: look for Melissa Rivers, Brad Goreski, Margaret Cho, NeNe Leakes and Tim Gunn on a themed "Fashion Police" installment on Tuesday, May 3.

[04/27/16 - 09:12 AM]
Justin Bieber to Perform Medley of New Single "Company" and Hit Song "Sorry" at "2016 Billboard Music Awards" on ABC
Bieber joins previously announced performers DNCE, The Go-Go's, Shawn Mendes and P!nk.

[04/27/16 - 09:03 AM]
"Maury" Celebrates His 3,000th Episode
To commemorate the occasion, the show will reveal the most outrageous and memorable "Maury" moments from the past 18 years throughout the month of May.

[04/27/16 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Renews Its Entire Daytime Lineup for the 2016-2017 Season
"Let's Make a Deal," "The Price is Right," "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Talk" are all due back.

[04/27/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Race in Viewers, Demos
"The Voice," "Chicago Med" and "Chicago Fire" are the night's top three draws among adults 18-49.

[04/27/16 - 08:00 AM]
VH1 Announces Alicia Keys to Acknowledge Her Mother at First-of-Its-Kind Mother's Day Honors Event
"Dear Mama," a one-hour special, premieres Sunday, May 8 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/27/16 - 07:09 AM]
Netflix Announces "Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later"
The series will include eight all-new 30-minute episodes and is set to premiere in 2017.

[04/26/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 26
Updates include: Clarke Peters cast in Hulu's "Chance"; TBS orders pilot for "Rob Riggle's Sportsbook"; and Toby Onwumere in, Aml Ameen out of Netflix's "Sense8."

[04/26/16 - 04:11 PM]
BBC America's "Top Gear" Adds an Extra Gear - New After Show to Premiere Following New Episodes Starting in May
Filmed at the famous Top Gear studio, each week "Extra Gear" will bring fans exclusive new footage, interviews, specially recorded films and behind-the-scenes access to the hit series.

[04/26/16 - 02:10 PM]
ABC Announces Additional Casting for Event Limited Series "When We Rise" from Academy Award(R)-Winning Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black
Michael K. Williams and Ivory Aquino will play African American community organizer Ken Jones and transgender activist Cecilia Chung, respectively.







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