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[04/09/13 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 9
Updates include: AMC mulls "Breaking Bad" spin-off; Scott Eastwood, Tania Raymonde board "Chicago Fire's" backdoor pilot; and Briga Heelan joins NBC's "Undateable."

[04/09/13 - 09:00 PM]
NBC's Emmy-Nominated Series "The Voice" Completes Blind Auditions as Coaches Ready Their 48 Artists for Battle Rounds
Plus: advisers Hillary Scott, Sheryl Crow, Joel Madden and Pharrell Williams will join their respective judges starting next week.

[04/09/13 - 07:04 PM]
Video: MTV's "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" Trailer
The Bo Burnham-led scripted comedy will premiere Thursday, May 2 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[04/09/13 - 05:16 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA Tops Originals with "WWE Raw"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus," E!'s "Burning Love" and VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle."

[04/09/13 - 02:41 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Claims Total Viewer, Demo Crowns
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor," Showtime's "Californication" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[04/09/13 - 02:36 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Marvin Marvin," "Wendell & Vinnie" Top Viewers for Nickelodeon
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "A Mother's Rage," Syfy's "Battledogs" and BBC America's "Doctor Who."

[04/09/13 - 12:44 PM]
The Hub's Entire Schedule Continues to Deliver - In Total Day, The Hub Gains Year-to-Year in Key Demos
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 12:05 PM]
Natalie Dormer to Begin Three-Episode Arc as Irene Adler on "Elementary," Beginning May 9
Irene Adler was Sherlock's first and only love in London, whose mysterious murder caused his downward spiral into drug addiction.

[04/09/13 - 11:58 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Across Major Youth Demos; Rises to 13-Week Highs in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 11:54 AM]
Video: "Sullivan & Son" Season 2 Premiere Date Announcement
The Steve Byrne-led comedy returns to TBS on Thursday, June 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/09/13 - 11:54 AM]
"Ghost Hunters" Return Date Shifts to June 2013
Originally slated to return on Wednesday, April 17, the series is now due back on Wednesday, June 12.

[04/09/13 - 11:45 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks as the #1 Basic Cable Network for the Week's Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 11:27 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of April 1-7
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 10:36 AM]
Starz to Develop Scripted Series, "Airborne," from Award Winning Screenwriter Gideon Yago
The series follows a young helicopter crew as they fight for survival, sanity, their souls, and each other in a country - and war - that are descending into chaos.

[04/09/13 - 10:30 AM]
Hey West Coast, Hungry for Some Comedy? The "Bob's Burgers Live!" Tour Hits Five Cities This May
Performances will include a raucous and lively mix of stand-up comedy, fan Q&A, a live table read and an exclusive sneak peek at upcoming episodes.

[04/09/13 - 10:27 AM]
Fifth Season Premiere of "River Monsters" Is Most Watched Season Debut in Animal Planet History
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, April 7.

[04/09/13 - 10:07 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49, Including 2 of the Top 4 Comedies and the No. 1 Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 10:01 AM]
Exclusive: TBS Books "Deon Cole's Black Box" Premiere, "Sullivan & Son" Return for June
They'll roll out Monday, June 10 and Thursday, June 13 at 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[04/09/13 - 09:58 AM]
Big Bang, College Hoops and Country Music Are the Top Three Broadcasts of Week, Leading CBS to Weekly Win in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 09:51 AM]
USA Network Unveils "My Moment" a Social Platform Which Engages Fans of Its New Reality Series, "The Moment"
The Kurt Warner-hosted series launches this Thursday, April 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/09/13 - 09:44 AM]
More Guys Would Rather Have a Drink with Jon Taffer of Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" Than "Mad Men's" Don Draper
Spike TV spins the numbers for Sunday, April 7.

[04/09/13 - 09:44 AM]
Bounce TV to Premiere "The Jackie Robinson Story" on April 14 to Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day and New Theatrical "42"
Robinson himself starred in the 1950 classic, airing Sunday, April 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/09/13 - 09:17 AM]
A&E Network Picks Up New Scripted Drama Series "Those Who Kill" from Imagine Television and Fox 21
Chloë Sevigny and James D’Arcy star in the 10-episode series, due in 2014.

[04/09/13 - 09:03 AM]
New National Survey Reveals the Republican Candidate Who Could Have Defeated President Obama: Ronald Reagan.
The survey is timed to the global premiere of National Geographic Channel's "The '80s: The Decade That Made Us" this Sunday.

[04/09/13 - 09:03 AM]
"An Apology to Elephants," Narrated by Lily Tomlin, Examines Their Abuse and Chronicles Efforts to Provide More Humane Treatment When the Documentary Debuts April 22, Exclusively on HBO
Tomlin also executive produced the film, directed by Emmy-winner Amy Schatz.

[04/09/13 - 09:01 AM]
ABC's Repeat "Castle" Is Monday's Most-Watched Scripted Show at a 2-Year High
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 8.

[04/09/13 - 08:51 AM]
FOX Has 3 of the Top 20 programs Among Adults 18-49, 8 of the Top 20 Among Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/09/13 - 08:49 AM]
Michael Imperioli Signs Up for Some "Californication"
He'll play "a successful old-school television producer who will play a key role in Hank's latest venture."

[04/09/13 - 08:48 AM]
"The Voice" Grows Week to Week in 18-49 Rating and Total Viewers Despite Last Night's Competition from CBS's NCAA Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 8.

[04/09/13 - 08:42 AM]
GSN Greenlights Two New Series and Unveils Robust Development Slate During New York City Upfront Presentation
New additions include NBC import "Minute to Win It" and original offering "The Chase."

[04/09/13 - 08:41 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Up Over the Year-Ago Week for the 2nd Straight Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of March 25-29.

[04/09/13 - 08:33 AM]
Discovery Channel Bares It All in "Naked Castaway"
The series tracks Ed Stafford's efforts to survive 60 days on an uninhabited island in the eastern division of Fiji.

[04/09/13 - 08:29 AM]
Oxygen Media Dating Poll Reveals Race And Religion Are No Longer an Issue for Most Daters
The release of this study coincides with Oxygen's dynamic new dating series "Find Me My Man," premiering tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/09/13 - 08:28 AM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in Primetime This Past Sunday Night with Atlanta Powerhouse "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Married to Medicine"
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, April 7.

[04/09/13 - 08:27 AM]
VH1's "I'm Married to a..." Premieres Sunday, April 21 at 10 PM ET/PT
Among the topics: quadriplegic, cougar, big beautiful woman, twins, transgender couple, gay Mormon, closet lesbian, an alien abductee and a polyamorous couple.

[04/09/13 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Championship Wins Big for CBS
NBC has to settle for second place despite week-to-week growth from "The Voice."

[04/09/13 - 07:35 AM]
Millions of Viewers Watched the Premiere of "Celebration of Gospel 2013" and the Series Premiere of "The Sheards" on BET
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, April 7.

[04/09/13 - 07:31 AM]
Starz and Encore Step Into Spring with April Free Preview
Said stunt - from April 11 through April 15 - is timed with this weekend's premiere of "Da Vinci's Demons."

[04/09/13 - 07:10 AM]
2013 NCAA Championship Game Featuring Louisville Over Michigan Scores 14.3/23 Rating/Share in Metered Markets, Up 18%
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 8.

[04/09/13 - 07:07 AM]
MTV, Snoop Lion and Jewelry for a Cause Team Up to Help Take Illegal Guns Off the Street with "MTV x Caliber" Bracelets
The unisex bracelets can be pre-ordered for $40 beginning today, with a portion of the proceeds from each sale being donated to the Newark Police Department.

[04/09/13 - 06:51 AM]
Bravo Media's "Fashion Queens" Dissect the Look Sunday Nights Beginning April 14 at 11:30PM ET/PT
Derek J, Miss Lawrence and Bevy Smith are all due back for eight consecutive Sundays.

[04/09/13 - 06:03 AM]
The "2013 MTV Movie Awards" Pre-Show to Air Exclusive of the First Ever Three Way Celebrity Catfish Featuring Mark Wahlberg, Joe Manganiello, and Anna Kendrick on Sunday, April 14 at 8:30PM ET/PT
Josh Horowitz, Karlie Kloss, Vinny Guadagnino and Christina Garibaldi will host the pre-show, beginning at 8:30/7:30c this Sunday.

[04/08/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 8
Updates include: Seaton Smith joins NBC's "The John Mulaney Show"; Oxygen may pass on a new season of "The Glee Project"; and Maggie Elizabeth Jones joins "Mother's Day" at CBS.

[04/08/13 - 06:03 PM]
FEARnet Debuts ABC Studios' Genre Sitcom "Reaper" Tuesday, June 4 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT
Plus: FEARnet is producing a half-hour special reuniting some of the original cast and crew.

[04/08/13 - 05:35 PM]
Rob Dyrdek's "Wild Grinders" Animated Skateboarding Series Gets Big Worldwide Air and a Second Season Pick-up for Nicktoons
The series has been greenlit for a 26-episode half-hour season two for Nicktoons and will soon launch season one of the series in Europe and Latin America.

[04/08/13 - 03:52 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals Lead Viewers, "Smackdown" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Playing with Fire," VH1's "Best Week Ever" and WGN's "Arrow" marathon.

[04/08/13 - 02:02 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Yukon Men" Dominates as the #1 Friday Prime Time Program in Cable for Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 5.

[04/08/13 - 01:27 PM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin, Host of Daytime's #1 Rated Show "Judge Judy," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2017
"Twenty-one is a terrific number," Sheindlin said. "It's when you officially become an adult, it's a winning hand in blackjack and it's the number of seasons we will have hit in 2017."

[04/08/13 - 12:44 PM]
AMC's Season Six Premiere of "Mad Men" Returns to 3.4 Million Viewers
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 7.

[04/08/13 - 12:35 PM]
Video: First Four Promos for FX's Newest Original Drama Series, "The Bridge"
Check out said teases for cable channel's new drama, premiering in July.







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[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]
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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"
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[05/24/18 - 12:31 PM]
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[05/24/18 - 12:30 PM]
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[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.

[05/24/18 - 10:30 AM]
"Baskets" Renewed for a Fourth Season on FX
"'Baskets' continues to deliver thanks to the dream creative team led by Jonathan Krisel and Zach Galifianakis, and we couldn't be happier to order a fourth season to air next year," Eric Schrier said.

[05/24/18 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air Uninterrupted "Twin Peaks" Emmy(R) FYC Marathon on Saturday, June 2
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