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[05/01/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 1
Updates include: Ashton Kutcher to return to "Two and a Half Men"; Demi Lovato eyes FOX's "The X Factor"; and pilots "Devious Maids," "Save Me" and "The New Normal" on track for series orders.

[05/01/12 - 10:57 PM]
Winner of "The Biggest Loser" Revealed at Tonight's Live Season 13 Finale on NBC
The Peacock details the results of the latest season of its veteran competition series.

[05/01/12 - 06:42 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Nixes "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" Return in June
Repeats of "American Dad" and "The Cleveland Show" will instead fill the Sunday, 7:00/6:00c hour.

[05/01/12 - 05:53 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw," NBA Playoffs Lead Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for AMC's "The Pitch," Disney XD's "Motorcity" and MTV's "Money from Strangers."

[05/01/12 - 03:58 PM]
FOX Announces Revised Summer Premiere Dates for "Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef"
Plus: "Hotel Hell" gets pushed again while a "New Girl" marathon is set for Tuesday, May 29.

[05/01/12 - 03:41 PM]
Oxygen's "Brooklyn 11223" Finale Hits Series Highs
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, April 30.

[05/01/12 - 03:38 PM]
TV Land Picks Up 12 More Episodes for Second Season of "Happily Divorced" Starring Fran Drescher
The back-order of season two, bringing its season total to 24 episodes, will debut later this year.

[05/01/12 - 03:05 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Game of Thrones" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Swamp Wars," TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" and HBO's "Girls."

[05/01/12 - 01:26 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Wins Third Consecutive Week and Delivers The No. 1 Shows Among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 01:06 PM]
Elle King's "Playing for Keeps" Selected as Theme Song for VH1's "Mob Wives Chicago," Premiering June 10th
Plus: on June 12th, Fat Possum Records will release Elle King's debut EP.

[05/01/12 - 12:37 PM]
Nickelodeon Finishes April First With Total Viewers Led by Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 12:20 PM]
"Sister Wives" Season 3 Premieres Sunday, May 13th on TLC
The new season will once again air Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/01/12 - 12:15 PM]
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe Perry Composes Two Original Tracks Exclusively for "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," to Be Broadcast Wednesday, May 2
"It was really exciting that CSI gave me this opportunity to contribute to the show," said Perry.

[05/01/12 - 12:11 PM]
Animal Planet's "Mermaids: The Body Found" Paints a Wildly Convincing Picture of the Existence of Mermaids
The two-hour special premieres on Sunday, May 27 at 9:00/8:00c as part of the network's "Monster Week."

[05/01/12 - 11:45 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Once Again Is Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 11:40 AM]
Style Media Delivers Best April Ever Among Women 18-34
Style spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 11:31 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers Most Watched April in Network's History Among All Key Demos With Double Digit Growth
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 11:29 AM]
Animal Planet Boasts a Monster-Sized April Performance
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Family Posts April Highs in Target Adults 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Female Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of April 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 10:43 AM]
Kelly Clarkson, Linkin Park, Nelly Furtado and Usher to Perform at "2012 Billboard Music Awards"
Additional acts and presenters for the event - airing Sunday, May 20 on ABC - will be announced in the coming weeks.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
Disney XD Delivers its Most-Watched April in Prime Ever Across Target Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
Disney Channel Extends Record-Streak as TV's #1 Network in Total Day to 12 Consecutive Months in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
Bachelors Announced for 8th Edition of ABC's "The Bachelorette"
The Emily Maynard-led cycle kicks off Monday, May 14 on the Alphabet.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network is No. 2 for the 2nd Straight Week in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 10:40 AM]
GMC TV's Strongest Ratings Month Ever Moves Network Into Top 40 In Ad-supported Cable
GMC TV spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 10:39 AM]
NBC's "Parks and Recreation" Kicks Off Series of Extended Episodes on NBC.com
Look for special director's cuts of the show's last three episodes of the season.

[05/01/12 - 10:31 AM]
CTV's "Flashpoint" To Conclude With Upcoming Fifth Season
Production on the final 13 new episodes is currently underway in Toronto.

[05/01/12 - 10:21 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - CBS Is America's Most-Watched Network for the Eighth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 09:59 AM]
New Cinemax Action Series "Banshee," From a Team Including Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes, Starts Production
Scheduled for ten hour-long episodes, the show will debut on in 2013.

[05/01/12 - 09:31 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches Facebook 50 Day "Countdown to 'Futurama'" Kicking Off on Tuesday, May 1
Plus: beginning Monday, May 7, look for the first of seven weekly podcasts hosted by executive producer David X. Cohen.

[05/01/12 - 09:29 AM]
CBS Notches First Monday Win in Adults 18-49 With Its Regular Schedule Since January
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 30.

[05/01/12 - 09:25 AM]
Worldwide Fashion Icon and Supermodel Naomi Campbell to Star in Oxygen's New Competition Series "The Face"
In the end, one girl will be chosen to become "The Face" of a major national brand, earning a real contract as the brand ambassador.

[05/01/12 - 09:13 AM]
VH1 Primetime Ratings "Spring" Up 33% Among Adult 18-49 Viewers In April
VH1 spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/12 - 09:04 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" is Monday's Top Draw/"Castle" Returns at a 6-Month High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 30.

[05/01/12 - 09:04 AM]
"Obese & Expecting" and "Birth Moms" Deliver on TLC Thursday, May 17
The cable channel "is heading into the delivery room with two hour-long specials about challenging pregnancies."

[05/01/12 - 09:03 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Explodes Into Late Night - New and Unorthodox Adult Swim Talk Show Debuts Sunday, May 20th at 12:30am (ET/PT)
Andrew Barchilon and Kitao Sakurai are behind the project, which is co-hosted by Hannibal Buress.

[05/01/12 - 08:58 AM]
New Speed(TM) Series "Hard Parts: South Bronx" Takes Intimate Look at an Intense Culture
The series premieres Thursday, May 24 at 10:00/9:00c following a special preview on Saturday, May 19.

[05/01/12 - 08:42 AM]
TLC Renews Hit Series "Long Island Medium" for a Third Season
The network has ordered 16 half-hour episodes for season three, set to premiere September 2012.

[05/01/12 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dethrones "The Voice" on NBC
The Peacock's talent competition falls to a new series low for performance shows.

[05/01/12 - 08:32 AM]
Disney XD Premieres "Tron: Uprising," a Visually Striking Animated Series Featuring a New Hero Battling for Freedom on the Grid
Look for "Beck's Beginning," a prelude special on Friday, May 18, followed by the official launch on Thursday, June 7.

[05/01/12 - 08:16 AM]
2012 Tony Award Nominations Announced
Neil Patrick Harris hosts the 66th annual event, airing Sunday, June 10 on CBS.

[05/01/12 - 08:02 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces New Digital Offerings Across Its Vast Portfolio, As the Company Holds Its First-Ever Digital Upfront
Linda Yaccarino, President of NBCUniversal Entertainment Cable and Digital Ad Sales, hosted the presentation.

[05/01/12 - 08:01 AM]
NBCUniversal Launches Integrated Casual & Social Gaming Solution Across All Networks
Universal Games Network (UGN) - a new casual and social gaming platform - will seamlessly integrate its gaming efforts across its multiple brand properties.

[05/01/12 - 08:00 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces "Oxygen Connect" Social TV Platform to Offer Viewers Deeper Connection to Series and Stars
The interactive fun begins on June 5 with the premiere of "The Glee Project" Season 2.

[05/01/12 - 07:59 AM]
Bravo Media Partners With Infiniti on Innovative Twitter Contest for New Culinary Competition Series "Around the World in 80 Plates"
Infiniti is one of the official sponsors of the series, which premieres on Wednesday, May 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/01/12 - 07:58 AM]
NBCUniversal's Style Media and DailyCandy -- Two of the Most Powerful Brands in the Women's Lifestyle Space -- Forge Multiplatform Partnership
DailyCandy is "the original trusted source for handpicked discoveries of fashion, food, and fun."

[05/01/12 - 07:12 AM]
Video: "West Wing" Reunion - Funny or Die
Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, Dulé Hill, Joshua Malina, Melissa Fitzgerald and William Duffy reprise their roles for a special cause.

[05/01/12 - 06:01 AM]
3net - The 24/7 3D Network From Sony, Discovery and IMAX - Commemorates Memorial Day With Heartfelt Original Special "Sky Soldier: A Vietnam Story in 3D"
The one-hour special - narrated by Bill Paxton - premieres Monday, May 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/01/12 - 05:01 AM]
The Battle For The Golden Popcorn Begins! It's Katniss vs. Comedians As The Hunger Games And Bridesmaids Dominate Nominations For The "2012 MTV Movie Awards"
The 21st annual event will air live Sunday, June 3 at 9:00/8:00c from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, CA.







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[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
Bakers Battle to Rise to the Top on Food Network's "Cake Wars"
Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.