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[05/04/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 4
Updates include: Mario Lopez books "Back to Badass" at ABC Family; "1600 Penn" gets staffing go ahead at NBC; and CBS warns ABC over "The Glass House."

[05/04/12 - 03:46 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Swamp People" Top the Night
Plus: numbers for OWN's "65 Red Roses," Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex" and Bravo's "Kathy."

[05/04/12 - 03:22 PM]
MTV News to Present "Adam Yauch: Remembering a Beastie Boy" Tonight at 8pm ET/PT on MTV
The one-hour special will also encore at 11:00/10:00c on MTV2.

[05/04/12 - 11:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Serves Up More Sin and Seduction With Third Season Pickup of "The Borgias"
Production is slated to begin this summer in Budapest, Hungary for a 2013 premiere.

[05/04/12 - 11:21 AM]
Video: Comedy Central(R) Releases New Web Original, "Workaholics: The Other Cubicle"
Erik Griffin, Jet Set Hudson and Waymond Lee star in the web-exclusive spin-off.

[05/04/12 - 10:50 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group's Critically-Acclaimed ABC Player App Surpasses 5 Million Download Mark
Additionally, the app has delivered approximately 400 million video ads since its launch in April 2010.

[05/04/12 - 10:23 AM]
After Five Seasons, Stars of the USA Hit Series "In Plain Sight" Say Farewell in the First Ever Cast-Hosted Miso SideShow
The SideShow will focus exclusively on the words of the cast, offering fans insight into the actors' point-of-view.

[05/04/12 - 10:14 AM]
"On the Fly" Scheduled For On-Time Arrival on TLC
The 13-part series - premiering Thursday, May 24 at 9:00/8:00c - goes behind the scenes at Southwest Airlines.

[05/04/12 - 09:52 AM]
NBC Announces the 14 Singles Vying for Love in the Dominican Republic on the Adventure-Dating Series "Love in the Wild"
Jenny McCarthy hosts the new season, premiering Thursday, June 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the Peacock.

[05/04/12 - 09:42 AM]
New ABC Family Original Docuseries "Beverly Hills Nannies" Premieres Wednesday, July 11th
The cable channel details the cast of the upcoming series, from the producers of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."

[05/04/12 - 09:41 AM]
TNT Orders Fifth Season of "Southland," Scheduled to Begin in February 2013
"This year, the show has not only solidified its impassioned fan base, but also picked up some new young-adult devotees along the way," said Michael Wright.

[05/04/12 - 09:17 AM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Haven" Casts Bree Williamson
She'll play Dr. Claire Callahan, who becomes a close friend and confidant to Audrey Parker (Emily Rose).

[05/04/12 - 09:09 AM]
All CBS Thursday Shows Post Growth; "Big Bang" Tops Night in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 3.

[05/04/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Grey's" Dominates at 9pm and "Scandal" Earns Series Highs at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 3.

[05/04/12 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off CBS in Demos
Plus: newcomers "Missing" on ABC and "Awake" on NBC fall to series lows.

[05/04/12 - 08:36 AM]
NBC to Wrap "Best Friends Forever" on Friday, June 1
The show's two remaining episodes will air back-to-back on said night at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/04/12 - 07:59 AM]
"Apollo Live" -- Centric's New Talent Competition Series -- To Hold Auditions in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Atlanta
Tony Rock will host the project with Michael Bivins and Doug E. Fresh serving as judges.

[05/04/12 - 07:47 AM]
Keisha Castle-Hughes, Jennifer Ferrin, Robbie Jones and Keon Mohajeri Sign on to Syfy's Time Travel Action Thriller "Rewind" from BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions
Plus: David Cronenberg and Jeff Fahey will guest star in the pilot, from director Jack Bender and writer Justin Marks.

[05/04/12 - 07:12 AM]
Syfy Saturday Original Movies Kicks Off Summer 2012 With... Snake Fish! Albino Spiders! Bigfoot! And Guidos Versus Sharks!
"Piranhaconda" and "Bigfoot" join the previously announced "Jersey Shore Shark Attack" and "Arachnoquake" next month.

[05/03/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 3
Updates include: Bill Bellamy to topline "Mr. Box Office"; Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan to depart "Community"; and Zooey Deschanel, Anne Hathaway to return to "The Simpsons."

[05/03/12 - 09:10 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 3
Plus: Jennifer Lopez and David Cook to perform on next results show Thursday, May 10.

[05/03/12 - 04:41 PM]
Rob Lowe to Star in New Lifetime Original Movie "Prosecuting Casey Anthony"
He'll portray Jeff Ashton, the Florida prosecutor in last year's controversial Caylee Anthony murder trial.

[05/03/12 - 03:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA, NHL Postseason Take Top Spots
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Behind the Music," Syfy's "Total Blackout" and A&E's "Duck Dynasty."

[05/03/12 - 02:55 PM]
Bravo Greenlights Season 2 of "Million Dollar Listing New York" As Finale Earns Series High Among All Key Demos
Plus: "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" to launch its fifth season on Wednesday, June 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/03/12 - 01:46 PM]
AMC Greenlights Pilots for "Low Winter Sun" and "Untitled LaGravenese & Goldwyn Project"
Chris Mundy is behind the former, an import of the U.K. drama of the same name.

[05/03/12 - 01:35 PM]
Taio Cruz, Gavin DeGraw, Gladys Knight, Julianne Hough, Natasha Bedingfield and Jeremy Sisto to Present Awards at the "2012 Billboard Music Awards" on ABC
Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell will host the May 20 event, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[05/03/12 - 12:32 PM]
The CW Announces Early Pickups for "The Vampire Diaries," "Supernatural" and "90210"
All three series will return for the 2012-2013 season.

[05/03/12 - 12:11 PM]
Lifetime's Award-Winning Series "Coming Home" Returns With All-New Episodes Beginning May 30
The series will now air Wednesday nights at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 12:09 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of April 23-27
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 23-27.

[05/03/12 - 11:48 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Original Movie - "The June Carter Cash Story" - Starring Four-Time Grammy(R)-Nominee Jewel as the Iconic Country Legend
Plus: Matt Ross to Johnny Cash in the project, from director Allison Anders and writer Richard Friedenberg.

[05/03/12 - 11:40 AM]
Summer Sizzles with an All-New Season of "BBQ Pitmasters," Exclusively on Destination America
The new season premieres with a sneak peek episode airing Wednesday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the former Planet Green home.

[05/03/12 - 11:34 AM]
"How to Be a Gentleman" to Return Saturday, May 26 on CBS
Look for back-to-back episodes of the short-lived comedy beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/03/12 - 11:17 AM]
BBC America's Dramaville Presents "Inside Men," a Robbery-Story Told In Reverse, Starring Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown and Ashley Walters
The four-part drama premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 10:34 AM]
Starz and Michael Bay Take to the High Seas for New Original Series "Black Sails"
The eight-episode series centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men, and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island."

[05/03/12 - 09:29 AM]
ABC is the Only Net Up on Wednesday Year to Year with Double-Digit Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 2.

[05/03/12 - 09:27 AM]
Video: "Anger Management" - Science Has identified a New Force of Nature. Can You Name It?
Watch the latest promo for the upcoming FX series, premiering Thursday, June 28.

[05/03/12 - 09:23 AM]
Travel Channel Ask Viewers to Decide Which Roller Coaster is the Best as Part of All-New Series "Insane Coaster Wars"
The six-part series premieres Sunday, July 8 at 9:00/8:00c with a one-hour finale on August 12.

[05/03/12 - 09:07 AM]
Mick Jagger Returns for the "SNL" Season Finale on May 19
This will be the rock icon and multiple Grammy-award winner's first time as host and third appearance as musical guest.

[05/03/12 - 09:02 AM]
"Mountain Men" - New History Series Premieres Thursday, May 31 at 10pm ET
The eight-part series follows Eustace Conway and others "as they race against time to obtain the food and supplies they'll need to make it through the brutal winter months ahead."

[05/03/12 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Continues Its Reign
Plus: ABC and CBS see another wave of season lows.

[05/03/12 - 08:04 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Hits Multi-Month Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 23-27.

[05/03/12 - 07:41 AM]
R&B Songstress, Keyshia Cole, Returns To BET To Bare Her Soul In A New Original Docu-drama, "Keyshia Cole: Family First"
The six-part series, a follow up to her previous effort "The Way It Is," will debut this fall.

[05/03/12 - 07:31 AM]
Celebrate Savings & Summer With the Return of TLC's "Extreme Couponing"
The new season kicks off Monday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 06:51 AM]
Artist Hopefuls to Ink Their Futures on TLC's "Tattoo School"
The World of Wonder-produced series rolls out Thursday, May 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/03/12 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Is Serving A Second Season Of Love, Sex And Relationships This Memorial Day With The Return Of Hit Scripted Series "Single Ladies"
Guest stars this season include Big Boi, Chilli, Eve, La La Anthony, Lauren London, Paula Patton, Rick Fox, Romeo, T.I. and William Levy.

[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.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
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Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.