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[05/02/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 2
Updates include: Charlotte Ross to "Bounce" for VH1; Haley Strode to guest on TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and Mary Lynn Rajskub, Patrick Fischler to visit "Grey's Anatomy."

[05/02/12 - 06:48 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Continue Surge on TNT
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Uprising: Hip Hop & The L.A. Riots," Discovery's "Secrets of Bin Laden's Lair" and G4's "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan."

[05/02/12 - 05:20 PM]
New Celebrity Dating Game Show "The Choice" Premieres Thursday, June 7 on FOX
Cat Deeley hosts the series, which features "the world's most eligible celebrities competing to find true love among a group of sexy singles... they can't see."

[05/02/12 - 01:24 PM]
Starz Original Series "Spartacus" Adds Anna Hutchison, Jenna Lind and Gwendoline Taylor to Season Three of International Hit Show
The pay channel's flagship drama is currently filming its third season in New Zealand.

[05/02/12 - 01:16 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel, Sam Champion, Chris Harrison & Reggie Bush to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of May 14-18, 2012
Scheduled guests include Chris Colfer, LL Cool J, Billy Bob Thornton, Eli Manning and Tom Selleck.

[05/02/12 - 12:42 PM]
TBS's New Original Sitcom "Sullivan & Son" Starts Production
The Steve Byrne-led comedy premieres Thursday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/02/12 - 12:25 PM]
Lifetime Unveils New Iconic Logo and Tagline to Tap Into Cultural Shift Among Women
The new tagline "Your Life. Your Time." reflects "how women value and experience time and reinforces the network's triple threat programming strategy."

[05/02/12 - 12:21 PM]
"Political Animals" to Anchor USA Network Summer Lineup - Six-Hour Event Drama Premieres Sunday, July 15, at 10/9c
Plus: Adrian Pasdar has been cast as President Paul Garcetti in the project.

[05/02/12 - 11:56 AM]
NBC to Encore "The Voice" Semi-Final Performances This Saturday at 9:00/8:00c
The Peacock will bump the previously scheduled episode of "The Firm" to next week.

[05/02/12 - 10:35 AM]
Bravo Delivers Season Two of "Pregnant in Heels" With Pregnancy Guru Rosie Pope on Tuesday, May 15 at 10PM ET/PT
Season one attracted Bravo's youngest audience of any original series to-date, with a median age of 33.7.

[05/02/12 - 10:30 AM]
Changes Are in Store for Jane in the Mid-Season Premiere of "Jane By Design," Airing Tuesday, June 5th at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Plus: interior designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard - from Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorators" - guest stars.

[05/02/12 - 10:29 AM]
No Rest for the Wicked in the Season Three Premiere of "Pretty LIttle Liars," Premiering Tuesday, June 5th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Plus: fans can prepare for the return to Rosewood in an all-day marathon starting at 11:00 AM (ET/PT).

[05/02/12 - 10:01 AM]
An HBO Favorite Returns to the Network for His Third Live Stand-Up Special When "George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You" Debuts July 14
The comedian's previous specials include "Tall, Dark & Chicano" and "America's Mexican."

[05/02/12 - 09:34 AM]
Logo's "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season Four Reunion Wins the Crown as Highest-Rated Episode This Season
Logo spins the numbers for Monday, April 30.

[05/02/12 - 09:14 AM]
ABC's "Private Practice" Wins at 10pm and Grows its Hour Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 1.

[05/02/12 - 09:06 AM]
Showtime Introduces Fiesty New Females on Third Season of "The Real L Word"
Plus: watch a sneak preview of the new season, premiering Thursday, July 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/02/12 - 09:02 AM]
"The Weight of the Nation for Kids: The Great Cafeteria Takeover," First in a Three-Part Series for Families, Debuts May 16, Exclusively on HBO
The project is a companion to the four-part, multi-platform documentary series "The Weight of the Nation."

[05/02/12 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS: Los Angeles" Sparks CBS Victory
Plus: ABC's "Last Man Standing" and "Cougar Town" sink to new series lows.

[05/02/12 - 07:57 AM]
"Gene Simmons Family Jewels" Returns to A&E For An All New Season - Premieres May 28 at 9PM ET/PT
The show's seventh season will open with a special a special one-hour presentation in its new Monday, 9:00/8:00c home.

[05/02/12 - 07:43 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Person of Interest" Co-Stars Michael Emerson & Jim Caviezel
Part three of three from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/02/12 - 07:42 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Person of Interest" Co-Star Kevin Chapman
Part two of three from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/02/12 - 07:41 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Person of Interest" Executive Producers Greg Plageman & Jonathan Nolan
Part one of three from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/02/12 - 07:41 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Original Movie, "Lake Effects", Spurs Local Demand for Network
The upcoming original was shot in the scenic community of Smith Mountain Lake in Southwest Virginia.

[05/02/12 - 06:22 AM]
YouTube Unveils New Channels and Consumer Trends Ahead of First-Ever Google Upfront
Among the projects: "Wigs," featuring Virginia Madsen, Stephen Moyer, Caitlin Gerard, Jennifer Garner, Alfred Molina and Julia Stiles.

[05/02/12 - 03:16 AM]
E! Invites Viewers to "Meet Mrs. Eastwood & Company" in New Special Premiering Sunday, May 6th at 10:30 pm ET/PT
The series will then roll out with a one-hour launch on Sunday, May 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[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.







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.