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[05/14/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 14
Updates include: Maria Bello upped to series regular on "Touch"; Mike Royce to run NBC's "1600 Penn"; and Garrett Donovan and Neil Goldman to oversee FOX's "Ben & Kate."

[05/14/12 - 05:23 PM]
GSN Wants You for "The American Bible Challenge"
The Jeff Foxworthy-hosted game show is currently casting in Sacramento, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas.

[05/14/12 - 04:08 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Clippers/Grizzlies Powers ESPN Win
Plus: numbers for USA's "Common Law," HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show" and TLC's "DC Cupcakes."

[05/14/12 - 04:03 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NBA's Nuggets/Lakers Big for TNT
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex," Bravo's "Kathy" and Food Network's "Sweet Genius."

[05/14/12 - 03:47 PM]
Conference Semifinals Are Most-Watched on Record
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL postseason coverage to date.

[05/14/12 - 03:41 PM]
Chris Brown to Perform at the "2012 Billboard Music Awards"
Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell are hosting the May 20 event, which airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on ABC.

[05/14/12 - 03:40 PM]
Disney Media Networks Top Charts of Solutions Research Group's Independent "Must-Keep TV" Viewer Survey
This most recent survey marks the fourth time (out of the last five surveys conducted by SRG) that ABC has topped the list.

[05/14/12 - 03:21 PM]
History Loses "Swamp People" Star Mitchell Guist
"We are extremely saddened to report that our friend and beloved member of the Swamp People family, Mitchell Guist, has passed away earlier today," said the network.

[05/14/12 - 02:46 PM]
Carrie Underwood, Neil Patrick Harris & Cory Booker to Visit "Oprah's Next Chapter" on OWN
Underwood and her husband NHL player Mike Fisher will be featured in this Sunday's installment.

[05/14/12 - 02:36 PM]
Video: Trailers from FOX's Upfront Presentation
Watch the full trailers for the network's five new series!

[05/14/12 - 01:55 PM]
Global Pop Icon Britney Spears and Multi-Talented Artist Demi Lovato Join L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell on "The X Factor" Judges' Panel
The hit singing competition series returns this fall on FOX.

[05/14/12 - 01:12 PM]
NBC Picks Up "Crossbones," New Action-Adventure Series About Golden Age of Pirates
10 episodes of the series, from producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, have been ordered and production will begin in the fall.

[05/14/12 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Post-Upfront Wrap-Up: "30 Rock" Indeed to End; "The Voice" Returns September 10
Plus: look for various comedy pilots to air during its Olympics coverage.

[05/14/12 - 11:25 AM]
Katy Perry to Debut New Song at "2012 Billboard Music Awards"
"Wide Awake" was written for her upcoming film, "Katy Perry: Part of Me," which will be released on July 5.

[05/14/12 - 11:17 AM]
"Shark Tank" Passes $4 Million In Total Investment Offers For The Season
ABC's hit Friday night series will return with a 22-episode fourth season.

[05/14/12 - 11:07 AM]
Travel Channel to Premiere Season Six of "Bizarre Foods America" With Andrew Zimmern on Monday, July 9 at 9:00 P.M., ET/PT
Plus: look for the one-hour retrospective special "Bizarre Foods Celebrates 100" to open said night at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/14/12 - 10:59 AM]
Starz Celebrates Kirk Douglas and the Publication of His New Memoir "I Am Spartacus! Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist"
Douglas, Liam McIntyre and Steven S. DeKnight will be featured at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on May 31 to discuss the cultural impact of "Spartacus" then and now.

[05/14/12 - 10:11 AM]
SOAPnet Presents "ABC Family's Jane by Design Marathon," June 3
The 10-hour Sunday marathon will tout the show's return to ABC Family that Tuesday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/14/12 - 09:37 AM]
Video: Trailers from NBC's Upfront Presentation
Watch the full trailers for all of NBC's new fall shows.

[05/14/12 - 09:30 AM]
Spike Delves Into the Depths of the Sea in Search of Riches Untold in New Original Series "Diamond Divers," Premiering Wednesday, June 20 at 10PM ET/PT
The six-episode series comes from reality house Studio Lambert.

[05/14/12 - 09:19 AM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Announce Official Open Casting Call in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, May 26, 2012
The networks are "in search of talented young actors and actresses with comedy skills, and singers and dancers with acting ability."

[05/14/12 - 09:14 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "On the Case With Paula Zahn" Returns for Sixth Season Starting Sunday, June 3 at 10 PM ET
The series once again "features in-depth interviews and original reporting that go beyond the headlines in search of fascinating mysteries from within our nation's justice system."

[05/14/12 - 09:06 AM]
A&E's Hit Real-Life Series "Storage Wars" Returns for a Third Season on June 5th
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning that Tuesday at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/14/12 - 08:56 AM]
ABC Wins its 4th Straight Sunday, as Finales of "Once Upon a Time" and "Housewives" Surge
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 13.

[05/14/12 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Desperate Housewives" Goes Out on Top
Plus: "Survivor: One World" marks the franchise's lowest-rated finale ever while "The Celebrity Apprentice" matches a low for celebrity editions.

[05/14/12 - 08:42 AM]
First Performers Announced for the "2012 CMT Music Awards"
Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band are all on tap.

[05/14/12 - 08:16 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) "Futurama" Returns at Warp Speed With All-New Episodes Beginning Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 p.m.
Guest stars this season include George Takei, Patrick Stewart, Dan Castellaneta, Wanda Sykes and Estelle Harris.

[05/14/12 - 07:39 AM]
Reilly: Hoping to Reveal "X Factor" Judges; "Glee" to Have "Show Within a Show"
Plus: the FOX chief on "American Idol," "The Flintstones," "Terra Nova," "The Following" and more!

[05/14/12 - 07:01 AM]
Baseball Playoffs, Debates to Hit FOX Hardest on Wednesdays, Thursdays This Fall
"The X Factor" and "Glee" could potentially get bumped for four consecutive weeks on Thursdays.

[05/14/12 - 07:01 AM]
BAM and IFC Announce Lineup for Second Installment of Comedy Series Showcasing Best Emerging Talent
The May 30 showcase "encourages comics to experiment recklessly with humor by testing out fresh material."

[05/14/12 - 07:00 AM]
Bravo Sets a Date With New Docu-Series "Miss Advised" on Monday, June 18 at 10PM ET/PT
RelativityREAL and Ashley Tisdale's Blondie Girl Productions are behind the newcomer.

[05/14/12 - 06:23 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Travels Home to Brooklyn for Five Original Shows, October 29 - November 2
"JKL" in Brooklyn will originate from BAM - Brooklyn Academy of Music - the historic performing arts center which has been the cultural epicenter of Brooklyn since 1861.

[05/14/12 - 06:09 AM]
Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker to Guest-Star in the Fourth Season of "Glee" on FOX
Hudson will join the cast in a six-episode arc; while Parker will also stop by the fourth season.

[05/14/12 - 06:01 AM]
Jon Avnet And Rodrigo Garcia's Digital Channel WIGS Premieres First Series, "Jan"
Virginia Madsen, Stephen Moyer and Caitlin Gerard co-star in the project.

[05/14/12 - 05:00 AM]
FOX Announces Primetime Slate for 2012-2013 Season
It's here: the network details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[05/14/12 - 03:01 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag U" is Back on Logo This Summer With a Makeover of Its Own
The first of eight new, one-hour episodes premiere on Monday, June 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/14/12 - 03:01 AM]
Spy Thriller Series "XIII" to Premiere June 29 at 9pm ET/PT on ReelzChannel
Stuart Townsend, Aisha Tyler and Virginie Ledoyen star in the project, based on Jean Van Hamme's graphic novels.

[05/13/12 - 03:14 PM]
NBC Confirms "The Firm" Cancellation, Wipes Reality Slate Clean
"Escape Routes," "Fear Factor," "The Sing-Off," ""Minute to Win It," "The Marriage Ref," "Who's Still Standing?," "It's Worth What?" and "Who Do You Think You Are?" won't be back.

[05/13/12 - 01:14 PM]
Greenblatt: Not Necessarily Final Season of "30 Rock"; Dan Harmon May Be Out as "Community" Showrunner
Plus: the NBC chief on "The Voice," "Smash," "Whitney," "Rock Center With Brian Williams," "The Office" and "Harry's Law."

[05/13/12 - 11:47 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Infamous"
Meagan Good toplines the drama, which will premiere at midseason.

[05/13/12 - 11:46 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Do No Harm"
Steven Pasquale stars in the new drama, airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c come midseason.

[05/13/12 - 11:46 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Chicago Fire"
The Dick Wolf-produced drama is set for Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c this fall.

[05/13/12 - 11:45 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Revolution" - Plus the Trailer!
J.J. Abrams, Eric Kripke and Jon Favreau are behind the newcomer, due to air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/12 - 11:45 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Next Caller"
Dane Cook and Collette Wolfe topline the comedy, due at midseason on the network.

[05/13/12 - 11:44 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "1600 Penn"
Jenna Elfman, Josh Gad and Bill Pullman star in the comedy, which will premiere at midseason.

[05/13/12 - 11:44 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Save Me"
The Anne Heche-led half-hour is due at midseason.

[05/13/12 - 11:43 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Guys with Kids"
The comedy, starring Jesse Bradford, Zach Cregger and Anthony Anderson, will air Wednesdays at 8:30/7:30c this fall.

[05/13/12 - 11:43 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Animal Practice"
Justin Kirk stars in the new comedy, due this fall on Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/13/12 - 11:42 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "The New Normal"
The Ryan Murphy-produced half-hour is set for Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c this fall.

[05/13/12 - 11:42 AM]
Video: Clips & Interviews for NBC's "Go On"
The Matthew Perry-led comedy will air Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c this fall.







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[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
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