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[04/23/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 23
Updates include: Tony Danza lands a comedy at ABC; "Make It or Break It" set to close after three seasons; and "The Voice" coaches are all on track for new deals with NBC.

[04/23/12 - 10:01 PM]
No Winner Picked In "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season Finale Shocker!
"America's Next Drag Superstar" will be crowned in front of a live studio audience during the taping of the reunion episode, to air Monday, April 30.

[04/23/12 - 05:48 PM]
Ryan Seacrest Returns as Host of "American Idol"
"For the last 11 seasons, I've had the privilege to be a part of one of television's most iconic shows," Seacrest said.

[04/23/12 - 02:25 PM]
Syfy Ventures and Hasbro to Launch First Ever G.I. Joe Social Game
The game, G.I. Joe: Special Ops, will launch in June on Facebook and Syfy Games.com, among other platforms worldwide.

[04/23/12 - 02:15 PM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and NBC Retail Operations Dive Into 2012 London Olympics With Biggest Merchandise Offering Ever
NBC will offer a wealth of product ranging from limited edition collectibles and artwork, souvenirs and DVDs to the athletic wear used by the Olympic athletes.

[04/23/12 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Announces New Time for Live Season Finale of "The Voice" to Air from 9-11 P.M. (ET) on May 8
"Fashion Star" will now move to 8-9 p.m. (ET) on said night.

[04/23/12 - 12:27 PM]
Planet Green and National Park Foundation Partner to Celebrate National Park Week 2012 Beginning On-Air Tonight at 8 PM
Highlights include "Fearless Planet: Grand Canyon," "National Parks: Extreme Maintenance" and "Secrets of Hawaii's National Parks."

[04/23/12 - 12:14 PM]
Interview: "Eureka" Co-Creator Jaime Paglia
The show's fifth and final season continues Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c on Syfy.

[04/23/12 - 11:36 AM]
"Melissa and Joey" Premieres Its Second Season With Two All New Back to Back Episodes Wednesday, May 30 at 8:00PM ET/PT
The show's sophomore run will kick off with "I Can Manage" followed by "If You Can't Stand the Heat."

[04/23/12 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Mounts a Monumental May
The network details its highlights for the May sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/23/12 - 10:52 AM]
Lindsay Lohan Confirmed to Star as Elizabeth Taylor in Lifetime Biopic "Liz & Dick"
"I am very honored to have been asked to play this role," said the actress.

[04/23/12 - 10:39 AM]
New Music from Tonight's April 23 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
On tap are "Secondhand White Baby Grand," performed by Megan Hilty, and "A Thousand and One Nights," featuring Katharine McPhee and Raza Jaffrey.

[04/23/12 - 10:07 AM]
Tanisha Thomas of Oxygen's "Tanisha Gets Married" to Host "Bad Girls Club" Two-Part Reunion Special Featuring the Girls from Las Vegas
Plus: fans will be treated to a sneak peek of season nine - "Bad Girls Club Mexico" - which will premiere later this year on Oxygen.

[04/23/12 - 09:56 AM]
MTV to Air a Behind-the-Scenes "Punk'd" Special, Featuring Never-Before-Seen Footage and Exclusive Interviews With Celebrity Hosts and Marks, on Thursday, April 26th at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Look for Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens and Sarah Hyland in an original episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/23/12 - 09:07 AM]
CBS Places First on Sunday in All Key Measures for the Sixth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 22.

[04/23/12 - 08:58 AM]
Style to Premiere "Giuliana & Bill: Baby Dreams" - A Surrogacy Special Hosted By Giuliana and Bill Rancic This Tuesday, April 24 at 9PM ET/PT
The half-hour special will follow an original episode of "Giuliana & Bill" at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/23/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" is Sunday's #1 TV Show/"Firelight" is ABC's Top Hallmark Hall of Fame Yet
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 22.

[04/23/12 - 08:40 AM]
Keke Palmer and Max Schneider Star in the Nickelodeon Original TV Movie, "Rags," Premiering Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, at 8p.m. (ET/PT)
Plus: beginning May 22, the soundtrack, featuring nine songs from the movie and three bonus songs, will be available via all digital service providers.

[04/23/12 - 08:32 AM]
Animal Planet Licenses Three Disneynature Films to Reinforce Network's Preminent Natural History Programming
The network will premiere "Oceans" in third quarter of 2012, followed by "The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos" and "African Cats."

[04/23/12 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Tight Race
The Eye shares the demo crown with ABC, bests FOX and NBC by a modest margin.

[04/23/12 - 08:17 AM]
Travel Channel Announces Destination Summer Multi-Platform Programming Campaign
New additions include "Mega Mansions," "Xtreme Waterparks," "Insane Coaster Wars," "RV Kings," "Suite Choice," "American Originals" and "All You Can Meat."

[04/23/12 - 07:47 AM]
Country's Power Women Dominate Nominations for the "2012 CMT Music Awards"
Carrie Underwood leads the pack with five nominations followed by Miranda Lambert with four nods.

[04/23/12 - 07:19 AM]
A&E Network's Original Real-Life Series "Monster In-Laws" Returns for a Second Season on Monday, May 28 With Back-to-Back Episodes at 10 & 10:30PM ET/PT
Relationship expert and former criminal lawyer Mel Robbins returns this season along with life-coach and advice columnist Laura Baron.

[04/23/12 - 06:24 AM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel Revised 2012 Summer Preview
"Puppy Love," "Cedar Cove" and "I Married Who?" (formerly "Always A Bride") have all moved to Fall 2012.

[04/23/12 - 06:09 AM]
Robert Redford to Curate Series of Independent Films on Sundance Channel
Airing every Saturday night beginning April 28, Redford will introduce each film and offer a personal critique.

[04/23/12 - 05:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Split Demo Honors
CBS however the most-watched network with drama repeats and a new "48 Hours Mystery."

[04/21/12 - 09:43 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
Plus: FOX's "The Finder" and "Fringe" post week-to-week gains.

[04/20/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 20
Updates include: NBC orders Matthew Perry-led "Go On" to series; HBO cancels "The Life & Times of Tim," again; and Mariska Hargitay locked in for a season 14 to "Law & Order: SVU."

[04/20/12 - 03:07 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Pulls Back in Front
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Kathy," truTV's "Not Safe for Work" and NHL playoff coverage on CNBC.

[04/20/12 - 01:26 PM]
Lifetime Pulls "Love for Sail," TLC Grounds "Mama's Boys of the Bronx"
The newcomers opened to 292,000 and 813,000 viewers, respectively, earlier this month.

[04/20/12 - 10:57 AM]
Celebrate Mother's Day as SOAPnet Presents the "Mothers, Brothers & Sisters" Marathon on Sunday, May 13 3PM - 7PM
The four hour marathon features mother-themed episodes of "Brothers & Sisters."

[04/20/12 - 10:56 AM]
E! Entertainment Special "Death In Paradise" Premiering April 23rd At 10:00 PM on E!
The one-hour special "presents exclusive interviews and rare footage that examine four different exotic vacations that ended in tragedy."

[04/20/12 - 08:54 AM]
John McEnroe Adds Wimbledon to His ESPN Repertoire
The seven-time Grand Slam title winner has worked the U.S. Open for ESPN since 2009 and will continue to do so under the terms of this multi-year agreement.

[04/20/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Hits 10-Week Highs in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 19.

[04/20/12 - 08:50 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Powers Another FOX Victory
Lead-out "Touch" however dips to a series low for the network.

[04/20/12 - 05:10 AM]
President Barack Obama to Make First Appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Tuesday, April 24
The special broadcast will be taped from the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Tuesday to air that same night.

[04/19/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 19
Updates include: "America's Next Top Model" drops veteran trio; William Petersen-led "Hurt People" lands at Cinemax; and Taylor Cole to recur on A&E's "The Glades."

[04/19/12 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 19
Plus: Katy Perry, The Queen Extravaganza and Stefano Langone to perform on next results show Thursday, April 26.

[04/19/12 - 04:15 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "South Park" Keeps Demo Streak Going
Plus: numbers for VH1's "40 Greatest Yo! MTV Raps Moments," Discovery's "Moonshiners: Cannonball Run" and History's "Sold!"

[04/19/12 - 01:42 PM]
Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO and The Wanted to Perform at "2012 Billboard Music Awards"
This year's event airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 on ABC.

[04/19/12 - 01:19 PM]
"Auction Kings" Returns to Discovery Channel April 25
Paul Brown and his intrepid Gallery 63 crew in Atlanta are back on Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/19/12 - 01:07 PM]
Sonar Entertainment and James Patterson Partner to Develop Best-Selling Book Series "Private"
John McLaughlin, the acclaimed screenwriter of "Black Swan," is writing the initial two-hour episode.

[04/19/12 - 11:16 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Scandal" Stars to Take Place Tonight, Thursday, April 19
Kerry Washington, Katie Lowes and Jeff Perry will be on for the East Coast with Tony Goldwyn and Darby Stanchfield on the West Coast.

[04/19/12 - 10:53 AM]
Syndicated Dating Strip "Excused" Renewed for a Second Season
The half-hour dating strip airs in the top three markets on WWOR-TV, New York; KCAL-TV, Los Angeles; and WCIU-TV, Chicago.

[04/19/12 - 10:51 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of April 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 9-13.

[04/19/12 - 10:37 AM]
Uncover a Sneak Peek of Masterpiece Mystery! "Sherlock, Series 2" on PBS' Facebook Page
A preview of "A Scandal in Belgravia" will be available this Sunday, two weeks before it airs nationally on May 6.

[04/19/12 - 10:33 AM]
BBC America Warms Up for London Olympics With British Hit Comedy "Twenty Twelve" Starring Hugh Bonneville
Jessica Hynes, Olivia Colman, Amelia Bullmore, Vincent Franklin and Karl Theobald also star in the series, premiering Saturday, June 30.

[04/19/12 - 10:27 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "American Horror Story" Co-Star Connie Britton
Part seven of seven from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/19/12 - 10:26 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "American Horror Story" Co-Star Jessica Lange
Part six of seven from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

[04/19/12 - 10:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "American Horror Story" Co-Star Dylan McDermott
Part five of seven from this week's event at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.







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[05/26/18 - 12:13 PM]
ESPN's Most-Watched NBA Conference Finals Game 6 Since 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, May 25.

[05/25/18 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 25
Updates include: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces fourth season pickup of "The Expanse"; Barbara Boxer to "Run" for FX; and Mick Betancourt joins Syfy's "Deadly Class" as co-showrunner.

[05/25/18 - 12:57 PM]
E!'s "Total Bellas" Delivers Series High in P18-34 and W18-34 for Season Three Premiere
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 20.

[05/25/18 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "The Last Days of Michael Jackson" Special
The two-hour special powers the Alphabet to an adults 18-49 victory last night.

[05/25/18 - 08:01 AM]
Alyson Hannigan, Connie Ray, Todd Stashwick, Taylor Ortega, Ciara Wilson And Erika Tham Join The Cast Of The Live-Action "Kim Possible" Disney Channel Original Movie
Hannigan will play the role of brain surgeon Dr. Ann Possible (aka Mom Possible) and Ray will play grandmother Nana Possible.

[05/25/18 - 07:40 AM]
Keith Olbermann to Expand Multi-Faceted ESPN Role
Olbermann will combine select studio assignments with on-site opportunities, including calling the radio play-by-play with analyst Jim Bowden for Astros at Yankees on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN Radio.

[05/25/18 - 05:51 AM]
Red Nose Day Raises Over $42 Million to End Child Poverty, Top Talent Turns It on for NBC's Night of Themed Programming & Live Special
The campaign has now raised over $42 million for children who need it most in America and around the world - totaling more than $145 million in the campaign's first four years in the U.S.

[05/24/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 24
Updates include: Lesley Ann Warren, Max Ehrich cast in Lifetime's "American Princess"; P.J. Byrne books return trip to "Big Little Lies"; and Janine Sherman Barrois, Michelle Nader ink overall deals with Warner Bros. Television.

[05/24/18 - 03:42 PM]
MTV Heats Up Summer with the Return of "Floribama Shore"
The 14-episode run will feature original cast members Jeremiah Buoni, Codi Butts, Kortni Gilson, Aimee Hall, Kirk Medas, Nilsa Prowant, Candace Rice and Gus Smyrnios.

[05/24/18 - 02:40 PM]
ABC Moves Up to No. 2 in 2017-18 for Its Most Competitive Season in 10 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/18 - 02:36 PM]
Shining, Gleaming, Streaming, Flaxen, Waxen "Hair Live!" Is NBC's Next Musical Event
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive produced each of NBC's live musicals since "The Sound of Music" revived this innovative programming genre, will executive produce the telecast.

[05/24/18 - 01:12 PM]
Netflix Re-Teaming with Dee Rees for "The Last Thing He Wanted"
The story is based on the 1996 novel by Joan Didion and centers on hardscrabble journalist Elena McMahon who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair's arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point.

[05/24/18 - 12:31 PM]
NBC Entertainment Podcast Network Debuts with Fan Favorites "American Ninja Warrior" and "The Good Place"
Hosted by "The Good Place" guest-star Marc Evan Jackson, "The Good Place - The Podcast" debuts Friday, June 1.

[05/24/18 - 12:30 PM]
"Young & Hungry" Returns for "The Last Bite" with a Two Episode Season Premiere, on Wednesday, June 20
The final season sees Gabi and Josh happily together and in love, but now navigating their new status as a full-fledged couple.

[05/24/18 - 11:54 AM]
CBS Is America's Most-Watched Network in 2017-2018 Across Primetime, Daytime and Late Night
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.