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[05/02/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 2
Updates include: Steven Bochco, Chris Gerolmo to reteam for Showtime drama; Emily Mortimer tapped for lead on HBO's Aaron Sorkin pilot; and Ryan Seacrest books a new series at NBC.

[05/02/11 - 04:03 PM]
USA Network Gives Second Season Pick Up for "Fairly Legal"
Production on 13 new episodes will begin late summer 2011 to air first quarter 2012.

[05/02/11 - 04:03 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NFL Draft, NBA Playoffs Lift ESPN
The network's respective coverages are the night's top draws among adults 18-49 on Friday.

[05/02/11 - 03:40 PM]
USA Network Announces Ambitious Slate of More Than a Dozen "Character" Driven Projects from Hollywood's A-List Talent
The 13 projects include efforts from Nathan Lane, Mark Gordon and Kara DioGuardi.

[05/02/11 - 02:13 PM]
Invasive Wildlife Infiltrates Miami's Club Culture and Plush Lifestyle in Animal Planet's "Swamp Wars" (w/t)
The six-part series, formerly known as "Swamp City," will premiere Sunday, June 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/02/11 - 02:12 PM]
Discovery Channel One Hour Special "Killing Bin Laden" (WT) Provides Second-by-Second Account of Historic Operation
The special "provides an intimate second-by-second account of the Bin Laden operation."

[05/02/11 - 01:04 PM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin, Host of Daytime's #1 Rated Show "Judge Judy," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2015
"I am thrilled with the opportunity to continue this exciting second career," Judge Judy Sheindlin said.

[05/02/11 - 01:04 PM]
CBS to Encore Last Night's "CSI: Miami" This Saturday, May 7 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
Said installment was pre-empted on Sunday, May 1 due to breaking news.

[05/02/11 - 12:05 PM]
The Season Finale of "America's Next Great Restaurant" to Repeat on CNBC This Friday, May 6 at 10 p.m. ET
Plus: the Peacock details the winner of the series, the restaurants for which open today in New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis.

[05/02/11 - 11:52 AM]
E! and E! Online Post Record-Breaking Performances with Royal Wedding Coverage
E! spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[05/02/11 - 11:40 AM]
USA Network, RSA Films and Ridley & Tony Scott Present Character Project Short Films, Celebrating Quintessential American Stories
USA commissioned eight talented filmmakers to create short films that explore the theme of American character through moving image.

[05/02/11 - 11:06 AM]
A Spooktacular Friday the 13th Program Lineup on The Hub TV Network, With a Chance to Win a Walk-On Role in an Episode of "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series"
Also in the lineup: The Hub Family Movie Night film, the popular 1984 thriller, "Gremlins."

[05/02/11 - 10:27 AM]
BBC America Celebrates Royal Wedding Ratings
BBC America spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[05/02/11 - 10:16 AM]
Record Ratings by Bravo Earns Best April in Network's History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/02/11 - 09:38 AM]
Live+7 Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Emerges as the Week's #1 Scripted Show
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[05/02/11 - 09:32 AM]
HBO GO(R) App Now Available for Download on Apple(R) iPad(R), iPhone(R) and iPod Touch(R)
In addition, the mobile app is now available for download on numerous smartphones using Google's Android(TM) operating system.

[05/02/11 - 08:51 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Sneaks Past NBC
However, due to the networks' coverage of President Obama's speech, fast nationals for last night are unreliable.

[05/02/11 - 07:53 AM]
TNT Concludes First Round of NBA Playoffs Coverage With Record-Setting Cable Ratings and Viewership
TNT spins the numbers for its NBA postseason coverage to date.

[05/02/11 - 06:41 AM]
Second Annual "HGTV Urban Oasis" Will Call Chicago's Trump International Hotel & Tower Home
Designer Vern Yip has drafted plans for the 1,000 square-foot residence that will be the centerpiece of a fall 2011 grand-prize package.

[05/02/11 - 06:31 AM]
3net - The 24/7 3D Network From Sony, Discovery and IMAX - To Premiere "Bullproof," The World's First 3D Sportumentary Series Thursday, May 5
The series documents "the danger and drama of a group of professional bullfighters as they risk their lives to save the cowboys of the Championship Bull Riding (CBR) circuit."

[05/02/11 - 05:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Keeps FOX in Front
The Richmond 500 has no trouble taking home top honors on Saturday.

[04/30/11 - 09:23 AM]
ABC Draws 2nd-Largest Friday Audience of the Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[04/30/11 - 08:57 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Royal Wedding Sparks CBS, ABC
Specials on both networks help perk up their respective Friday numbers.

[04/29/11 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 29
Updates include: Dylan McDermott to star in FX's "American Horror Story"; Kelsey Grammer developing a comedy at USA; and Ed Asner to visit "Royal Pains."

[04/29/11 - 04:10 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Draft Overshadows the Competition
ESPN's coverage averages 6.003 million viewers with NFL Network adding another 1.044 million.

[04/29/11 - 12:29 PM]
Discovery Puts "Hogs Gone Wild" Back on Sundays
The series, which had been airing on Tuesdays, will now follow newcomer "Wild Animal Repo" on Sunday nights beginning May 8.

[04/29/11 - 12:28 PM]
NBC Sets "Love Bites" for Thursday Nights Beginning June 2
The anthology series was originally slated to debut this fall.

[04/29/11 - 12:27 PM]
Bravo Leads Broadcast and Cable Networks in Product Placement Effectiveness Over the Last Five Years
Bravo ranks as the No. 1 cable network for brand recall and brand opinion lift among adults 18-49 and claimed 10 of the top 20 major product integrations in first quarter 2011.

[04/29/11 - 12:22 PM]
Meagan Good to Guest Star on 5th Season of Showtime's "Californication"
She'll be seen in eight episodes as Kali, a smoking hot singer who sparks a flame in Hank (David Duchovny).

[04/29/11 - 11:57 AM]
NBC Announces Industry Insiders Chosen by "The Voice" Musician Coaches to Bolster "Battle" Rounds With Reba, Monica, Sia and Adam Blackstone as Advisers
Plus: "The Voice" will continue to follow "The Biggest Loser" in May, rather than move to the lead-off spot on May 10 as previously announced.

[04/29/11 - 10:33 AM]
ABC Turns in its Strongest Thursday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.

[04/29/11 - 09:56 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Carell's Exit Powers NBC's "The Office"
"Grey's Anatomy," "Nikita," "Bones" and "CSI" all get dinged by the landmark episode.

[04/29/11 - 09:44 AM]
FOX Pulls Sunday's "Family Guy" Hurricane Crossover With "The Cleveland Show," "American Dad"
Various repeats will instead fill the night to avoid touching on recent real world events.

[04/29/11 - 09:37 AM]
Oxygen Media Reveals the Twelve Contenders of the Highly Anticipated "The Glee Project" Premiering Sunday, June 12 at 9PM ET/PT
Additionally, Oxygen will air its second round of "Glee" episodes during its "Glee" marathon on Saturday, May 21 from 10am-11pm ET/PT.

[04/29/11 - 08:50 AM]
ABC Nixes "Food Revolution" for Second Week, "Happy Endings" to Double Up Going Forward
"Dancing With the Stars: The Encore" will instead fill the Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c hour on May 3.

[04/29/11 - 07:09 AM]
A&E Presents "The First 48: Missing Persons" on Thursday, June 2 at 10PM ET/PT
The spin-off follows the Chicago Police Department's missing persons unit in the first 48 hours of their search for missing loved ones.

[04/29/11 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" Executive Producer Chris Brancato
The show's final season kicks off this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c on USA.

[04/28/11 - 10:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 28
Updates include: Disney XD cancels "I'm in the Band"; Don Bellisario sues CBS Television Studios over "NCIS: Los Angeles"; and Cynthia Addai-Robinson tapped as Naevia on Starz's "Spartacus."

[04/28/11 - 10:01 PM]
Interview: "The Vampire Diaries" Executive Producer Julie Plec
The co-creator - alongside Michael Trevino, Joseph Morgan, Kat Graham, Steven R. McQueen and Daniel Gillies - discuss tonight's shocking episode.

[04/28/11 - 09:04 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 28
Plus: Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull and Lady Antebellum will perform on the next results show Thursday, May 5.

[04/28/11 - 04:20 PM]
Nicollette Sheridan Travels to Ireland on a "Honeymoon for One," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere August 13
Greg Wise and Patrick Baladi also star in the project, which was previously slated for June 4 on sibling Hallmark Movie Channel.

[04/28/11 - 03:54 PM]
MTV's "The Real World" Most Watched Telecast in Three Years
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 27.

[04/28/11 - 03:18 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Returns on Top
The Comedy Central veteran however shares top honors with TNT's NBA playoff coverage.

[04/28/11 - 03:10 PM]
NBC.com Invites Fans of NBC's "The Office" to Extend a Fond Farewell to the World's Best Boss - Michael Scott (Steve Carell) - With Special Features on Series' Micro-Site
Carell's final episode - an extended 50-minute installment - airs tonight.

[04/28/11 - 02:56 PM]
Her Majesty's Consul-General in New York Sir Alan Collins Joins TLC in Times Square as Special Guest
Sir Alan Collins represents the United Kingdom in New York and is also Director-General of UK Trade & Investment in the US.

[04/28/11 - 01:16 PM]
Cooking Channel Embarks on International Culinary Adventure in New Series "From Spain With Love"
Food writer Annie Sibonney hosts the series, premiering Saturday, May 28 at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/28/11 - 01:15 PM]
Comedy Central: June 2011 Programming Highlights
Newly announced premieres include "Jon Benjamin Has a Van" on Wednesday, June 15 and "Ugly Americans" on Thursday, June 30.

[04/28/11 - 01:12 PM]
HBO Zone Becomes Lady Gaga's Home for 24 Hours, May 7-8
This marks the first time any HBO channel has been devoted to a single show for an entire day.

[04/28/11 - 01:11 PM]
"Clash of the Commercials: USA vs. The World," An Interactive Countdown Special Hosted by Heidi Klum and John Lehr, To Be Broadcast Monday, May 23
The special, in which viewers will be able to vote live for the winner, will air on CBS next month.

[04/28/11 - 01:10 PM]
Executive Producer Jerry Bruckheimer to Tweet Live During This Week's Episode of CBS's "The Amazing Race," Sunday, May 1
Host Phil Keoghan will also tweet live during the East Coast broadcast of the two-hour season finale on Sunday, May 8.







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[05/25/16 - 02:37 PM]
Science Channel to Air "Droned" This Summer
The series will follow drone build teams and their clients while exploring the impact drones are having as viewers get a front row seat to a technology revolution.

[05/25/16 - 02:01 PM]
IFC Announces Series Development Deal with New York Magazine's Vulture
The project, titled "The Vulture Show," will deliver smart, irreverent and "slightly off" entertainment news, covering TV, movies, music, art, books, theater and celebrities with the outlet's signature, sharp perspective.

[05/25/16 - 01:31 PM]
Cable's #1 New Non-Fiction Series "60 Days In" Returns for an Explosive Second Season Thursday, August 18 at 9PM ET/PT on A&E
Plus: ABC News Chief Legal Analyst, Dan Abrams hosts "60 Days In: The Aftermath," a tell-all reunion special, with the season one participants premiering on Thursday, May 26.

[05/25/16 - 01:28 PM]
New Discovery Series "Homestead Rescue" - New Premiere Date and Clip
The newcomer will now launch Friday, June 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
Investigation Discovery's June Programming Slate Delivers Healthy Dose of Drama with Four New Original Series
Television's home for true-crime content, ID brings compelling, real stories to the small screen, including premieres of four all-new series, and the return of three fan-favorites.

[05/25/16 - 11:25 AM]
CMT Celebrates Dierks Bentley's New Album, Black, with Special Takeover Weekend Beginning May 28
Look for "CMT Instant Jam: Dierks Bentley" on Saturday, May 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/25/16 - 11:11 AM]
Returning Original Starz Series "Power" and "Survivor's Remorse" Move to Sundays in July
The former returns on July 17 followed by the latter on July 24.

[05/25/16 - 10:30 AM]
VH1's Sexy Hit Series "Dating Naked" Is Back - Season 3 Premieres Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Hosted by Rocsi Diaz, this season once again features two main daters, David and Natalie, as they search for love on a tropical island paradise.

[05/25/16 - 10:22 AM]
Freeform's "Funday" Father's Day Weekend Programming Event Begins Saturday, June 18 and Continues Through Sunday, June 19
Now with the summer kicking into high gear, what better way to celebrate your beloved father than bonding over classic Disney movies in a weekend-long marathon?

[05/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
"The Americans" Picked Up for Final Two Seasons
A 13-episode fifth season will air in 2017, followed by a 10-episode sixth and final season in 2018.

[05/25/16 - 09:40 AM]
Brett Donahue to Play John F. Kennedy Jr. in Muse Entertainment's "The Kennedys-After Camelot"
As previously announced, the project stars Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Matthew Perry as Ted Kennedy, Alexander Siddig as Aristotle Onassis, Kristen Hager as Joan Kennedy.

[05/25/16 - 09:32 AM]
Food Network Heads Outdoors as Professional Grill Masters Face the Heat in "Chopped Grill Masters Napa"
The five-week event launches Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/25/16 - 09:08 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Host "The 50th Annual CMA Awards" Live From Nashville, Wednesday, November 2, on ABC
The return of the popular pair was announced during Paisley's appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and via Underwood's social network.

[05/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Fifth Harmony and Cam Join for a Pop-Country Mash Up at the "CMT Music Awards" Airing Live on Wednesday, June 8 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: Vince Vaughn and Rob Riggle, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, country artists Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Cole Swindell, Dan+Shay and Kellie Pickler are on tap to present.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."