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[05/05/11 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: May 4-5
Updates include: Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga latest to FX's "Horror Story"; Lifetime sets "Gone," "Love Handles" premieres; and Michael Cuesta to stay with Showtime's "Homeland."

[05/05/11 - 10:07 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 5
Plus: auditions for season 11 will kick off Tuesday, June 28 in St. Louis, Missouri.

[05/05/11 - 05:55 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Overshadow Competition
"South Park," "Real World: Las Vegas" among those that fall short of TNT's postseason coverage.

[05/05/11 - 02:03 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Announces Second Annual YouTube Auditions
Following the June 9 deadline, producers will select 20 acts for the YouTube community to view and vote for their favorites.

[05/05/11 - 01:34 PM]
Wendy's(R) and Popular NBC Series "Minute to Win It" Team Up to Bring Fun Challenges to Families With Kids' Meals
Beginning May 16, one challenge will be included in every Wendy's Kids' Meal(R) bag nationwide for six weeks.

[05/05/11 - 01:29 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Premiere Dates for Three Films in the OWN Documentary Club
"Sons of Perdition" (June 2), "Serving Life" (July 28) and "Life 2.0" (August) are all due in the coming months.

[05/05/11 - 12:21 PM]
Cooking Channel Premieres "Hook, Line & Dinner" with Ben Sargent
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30/9:30c on the network.

[05/05/11 - 11:53 AM]
Comedy Central Digital Launches "The Download," New Tech-Comedy Talk Show Hosted by Jordan Rubin
The digital series "focuses on the rich comedic targets that continually appear where the worlds of technology and entertainment collide."

[05/05/11 - 11:20 AM]
ITV Studios America Signs Spencer Stander to Executive Producer Overall Deal
"Spencer's diverse background and experience of working on many content platforms was the driving force behind this deal," said the company's Paul Buccieri.

[05/05/11 - 10:49 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Are #1 vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of April 25-29
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 25-29.

[05/05/11 - 10:45 AM]
ABC Television Network Attracted Nearly 49 Million Viewers for Royal Wedding Coverage on Friday, April 29 and in Primetime Leading Up to Worldwide Event
ABC News spins the numbers for the week of April 25-May 1.

[05/05/11 - 10:15 AM]
TLC Schedules A Red Hot Summer
"Cake Boss," "Surprise Homecoming," "The Little Couple," "NY Ink," "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" and "Freaky Eaters" are among the series on tap.

[05/05/11 - 10:10 AM]
E!'s Hit Mocku-Series "After Lately" With Chelsea Handler Picked Up for Season Two
"This series is comedic to its core and showcases Chelsea and her hilarious team in a fun and innovative way," said Lisa Berger.

[05/05/11 - 09:12 AM]
ABC Grows its Wednesday Numbers May to May
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 4.

[05/05/11 - 08:54 AM]
"G4's Proving Ground" Takes Viewers on a Roller Coaster Ride of Trial and Error When New Series Premieres June 14th at 8 PM ET/PT
Ryan Dunn and Jessica Chobot host the half-hour series, which has a nine-episode commitment.

[05/05/11 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Wednesday, Another "Idol" Win
Plus: ABC's "The Middle" and NBC's "Minute to Win It" see strong gains from their last originals.

[05/05/11 - 08:31 AM]
VH1 Classic Honors the Best in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal With the Third Annual "Revolver Golden Gods Awards"
Chris Jericho hosts the event, airing Saturday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/05/11 - 07:56 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers 7 Straight Weeks of Year-to-Year Growth
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 25-29.

[05/05/11 - 07:40 AM]
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Renews Eight-Year Primetime Emmy(R) Deal with Broadcast Networks
In addition, Mark Burnett has been selected to executive produce the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs Sunday, September 18 on FOX.

[05/05/11 - 07:15 AM]
Just Announced: Sneak Peek of New Discovery Channel Series "Swamp Brothers," Tuesday, 5/10 at 10PM ET/PT
Following its post-"Deadliest Catch" debut, the series will regularly air Fridays at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/05/11 - 07:05 AM]
CMT Disaster Relief Concert Set to Premiere Live on Thursday, May 12 at 9 P.M. ET/8 P.M. CT
The 90-minute special will feature performances by Hank Williams, Jr. and Alabama, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Ronnie Dunn, Sara Evans and Tim McGraw.

[05/05/11 - 06:02 AM]
British Pop Superstar Cheryl Cole Joins Antonio "L.A." Reid and Simon Cowell on "The X Factor" Judges Panel
"I'm thrilled for Cheryl. She is massively excited about this show, and has been fantastic to work with," said Cowell. "She is also a complete brat! Most importantly, this girl can spot talent."

[05/04/11 - 04:03 PM]
All-Star Cast Set for Hallmark Channel's Production of "William and Catherine: A Royal Romance"
New additions include Victor Garber as Prince Charles and Jean Smart as Camilla Parker Bowles.

[05/04/11 - 03:11 PM]
Disney Channel's "Lemonade Mouth" Turns Up the Heat... DVR Viewings "Determinate" No. 1 Movie of Year Among Kids and Tweens
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, April 15.

[05/04/11 - 03:09 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA Doubleheader
Plus: History's "How the States Got Their Shapes" opens on par with lead in "Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy."

[05/04/11 - 03:02 PM]
Another Number One Night for "Deadliest Catch"
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 3.

[05/04/11 - 02:19 PM]
NBC to Feature Special One-Minute Sneak Peek of Next Week's "Battle" Round Between Contestants Niki Dawson and Vicci Martinez During Coverage of Kentucky Derby on May 7
"The Voice" preview will air during the network's coverage on Saturday, May 7 (4-7 p.m. ET).

[05/04/11 - 01:41 PM]
"Modern Family" Presents A Very Special Way to Celebrate Mother's Day
Personalized e-cards are available on the "Modern Family" Facebook page and can be sent via Facebook, Twitter or email.

[05/04/11 - 01:27 PM]
MTV's Groundbreaking Docu-Series "Teen Mom" Returns on Tuesday, July 5th With Amber, Catelynn, Farrah and Maci
The series returns for its third season on said date and has already been greenlit for a fourth season.

[05/04/11 - 01:10 PM]
FX Sends "Running Wilde" Burn Off to Late-Night Weekends
The show's final three installments will air Friday, May 6, Saturday, May 14 and Saturday, May 21 - all at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/04/11 - 10:59 AM]
"The Great Food Truck Race" Hits the Road for Season Two
The new season will roll out Sunday, August 14 at 10:00/9:00c following this summer's "Food Network Star" finale.

[05/04/11 - 10:59 AM]
NBCUniversal TV Consumer Products and Walgreens Team to Introduce Exclusive New Line of Consumables
The "Biggest Loser"-themed ready-to-drink shakes and meal bars are "designed to provide an excellent source of nutrition for people on-the-go."

[05/04/11 - 10:49 AM]
One Birthday Changes Destiny for a Teenage Girl, In ABC Family's Original Series "The Nine Lives of Chloe King," Premiering Tuesday, June 14 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Skyler Samuels stars as the newcomer, which based on the book series on the same name by Liz Braswell.

[05/04/11 - 10:48 AM]
The Spotlight Is Turned Onto Four Guilty Looking Liars in the Season Two Premiere of "Pretty Little Liars," Premiering Tuesday, June 14th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Said premiere will be preceded by an all-day marathon starting at 11:00 AM (ET/PT).

[05/04/11 - 10:35 AM]
NBC Reveals Final 20 of 32 Selected Team Contestants Who Will Compete in "The Voice," New Hit Vocal Competition Series
Plus: NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 3.

[05/04/11 - 10:11 AM]
Disney XD's "Pair of Kings" and "Zeke and Luther" Hits Series Highs
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, May 2.

[05/04/11 - 10:01 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) "Workaholics" Gets Promoted! Hit Series Renewed for Second Season
Mail Order Comedy's Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck go back to work and start production on 10 new episodes of the series.

[05/04/11 - 09:39 AM]
Viewers Roll Out the Red Carpet for TLC's Royal Wedding Coverage
TLC spins the numbers for the week of April 22-29.

[05/04/11 - 09:38 AM]
WWE Superstar Edge(R) Joins Syfy's "Haven" as Guest Star
He'll play "a confidant to Nathan's (Lucas Bryant) late father [who] assisted the former sheriff in keeping particularly suspicious supernatural activity under wraps."

[05/04/11 - 09:24 AM]
"The Good Wife" Posts Its Best Adult 18-49 Rating Since October
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 3.

[05/04/11 - 09:11 AM]
ABC is Tuesday's 2nd-Most-Watched Net with 7 Straight Weeks of Year-to-Year Growth
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 3.

[05/04/11 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV Announces the Fifth Annual 2011 "Guys Choice" to Premiere on June 10 at 9 PM ET/PT
Nominees include Kobe Bryant, Mila Kunis, Mark Zuckerberg, Aaron Rodgers, Minka Kelly, Snooki, Mark Wahlberg, Daniel Tosh, Dwayne Johnson, Sofia Vergara and Manny Pacquiao.

[05/04/11 - 08:50 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Rises in Week Two
The talent competition posts NBC's highest non-sports adults 18-49 rating in its time period since November 2005.

[05/04/11 - 08:28 AM]
Military Channel Salutes the Heroics of SEALs With a Night of Programming Dedicated to the Elite Force on Sunday, May 8
Said lineup will include encores of "Navy SEALs: Untold Stories," "Ace in the Hole" and "Somali Pirate Takedown: The Real Story."

[05/04/11 - 08:23 AM]
Chiller Announces Casting for "Brian Keene's Ghoul"
Nolan Gould and Barry Corbin are the first to board the project, Chiller's first-ever original movie.

[05/04/11 - 08:07 AM]
ESPN and Pac-12 Reach Wide-Ranging, 12-Year Agreement
The deal will deliver more than 80 Pac-12 events each year, highlighted by more football games than the previous agreement.

[05/04/11 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Digital Launches Facebook 50 Day "Countdown To 'Futurama'" Kicking Off On Wednesday, May 4
Each day the network will release a new piece of exclusive content including preview clips, character designs, episode stills, story boards and much more.

[05/04/11 - 07:50 AM]
BBC America Launches Comedy Block
New and returning series include "The Inbetweeners," "Come Fly With Me," "Friday Night Dinner," "Katy Brand's Big Ass Show," "That Mitchell & Webb Show," "The Thick of It" and "Peep Show."

[05/04/11 - 07:07 AM]
Michele Tafoya Joins "Sunday Night Football" as Sideline Reporter
"This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a group for which I have great respect and admiration," said Tafoya.

[05/04/11 - 06:55 AM]
A&E Network Drives "Real Life. Drama." Brand With Expanded Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
New pickups include "Coma," a scripted multi-night television event from executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott for Memorial Day 2012.







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[08/01/14 - 01:49 PM]
DIY Network Achieved Most-Watched July Primetime Ever Among P25-54 Viewers in July
DIY Network spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/01/14 - 01:18 PM]
ESPN Goes to Portland for the 2014 MLS All-Star Game
ESPN media platforms will combine to provide unprecedented coverage of the game, between a team of Major League Soccer All-Stars and Bayern Munich on Wednesday, August 6.

[08/01/14 - 01:15 PM]
HGTV Scores Best July Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/01/14 - 11:01 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and the National Cable Television Cooperative Announce Robust Long-Term Distribution Agreement
As part of the new multi-year deal, the NCTC will introduce several new services, including the full suite of authenticated WATCH and video-on-demand products.

[08/01/14 - 10:55 AM]
Live Twitter(R) Chat with "The Quest" Executive Producers and the First Eliminated Contestant, Friday, August 1
Join Mark Ordesky, Jane Fleming, Rob Eric and the first Paladin banished from Everealm as they answer your questions about last night's exciting series premiere.

[08/01/14 - 10:20 AM]
Dierks Bentley Brings a Special Performance from His Headlining Riser Tour to CMT's "Hot 20 Countdown" This Weekend as Part of the Mountain Dew(R) CMT Summer Concert Series
Bentley has invited the series on the road of his tour, making special appearances in all four installments and bringing fans new videos along with a behind-the-scenes look from the road.

[08/01/14 - 09:01 AM]
Sarah Hyland to Co-Host "Teen Choice 2014" Sunday, August 10, Live on FOX
Also scheduled to appear: Taylor Swift, Ansel Elgort, Victoria Justice, Collins Key, Laura and Vanessa Marano, Ian Somerhalder, Odeya Rush, Brenton Thwaites and Ariana Grande.

[08/01/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Matches a Six-Week High in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 31.

[08/01/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Continues Win Streak in Both Viewers, Demos
The Eye was the top draw among total viewers and adults 18-49 for the fifth consecutive week.

[08/01/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "The Quest" Debut Ties a Summer Time-Slot High and "NY Med" Wins at 10pm with a Best-Since-Premiere Number
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 31.

[08/01/14 - 07:46 AM]
Escape Acquires Rights to More Than 500 Episodes of Three Popular True Crime Television Series
"Snapped," "Unsolved Mysteries" and "Forensic Files" have all been licensed to the fledgling network.

[08/01/14 - 07:43 AM]
ESPN to Follow Path of USA Basketball Men's National Team to the "2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup"
The USA Basketball National team is coached by legendary Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and potentially headlined by superstars Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Paul George, Derrick Rose and James Harden, among others.

[08/01/14 - 07:23 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date of "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" - Series to Launch Its Eight-Episode Season Friday, Oct. 17
Directed by Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, each one-hour episode of the unprecedented documentary series is devoted to a different American musical landmark.

[08/01/14 - 07:03 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Kicks Off August with Big Week of Boxing
Sammy Vasquez Jr. and James Stevenson square off in a main event IBF/USBA Welterweight title bout presented by Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions on Friday, August 8.

[08/01/14 - 07:00 AM]
Science Channel's "Man vs. the Universe" Delves Into Mankind's New Race to Tame the Cosmos
The three-part series launches Wednesday, August 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.