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[04/12/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 12
Updates include: Peter Berg to direct HBO's "The Leftovers"; Kristin Chenoweth to join Matthew Broderick in CBS comedy pilot; and Patty Duke, Meredith Baxter to guest on "Glee."

[04/12/13 - 01:11 PM]
Katie's Hollywood Takeover: Katie Couric Announces She Is Taking Her Daytime Talk Show to Los Angeles to Tape a Week of Shows
Eric Stonestreet, Zooey Deschanel, will.i.am, Mindy Kaling and Jimmy Kimmel are among the guests slated for the week of May 6-10.

[04/12/13 - 11:04 AM]
ESPN's Thursday Masters Viewership, Ratings Rise
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 11.

[04/12/13 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Second Season of "The Newsroom" - Sunday, July 14
In the new season, the staff of "News Night" chases a mysterious tip, which leads to a story that ultimately spins out of control.

[04/12/13 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Announces 2012-2013 Season Finale Storylines
The Eye details its swan songs, from "The Good Wife" on April 28 through "Criminal Minds" on May 22 (SPOILERS!).

[04/12/13 - 10:43 AM]
2013 WNBA Draft to be Held in Primetime on ESPN2 Monday
The entire Draft - three rounds of 12 picks each - can also be seen on WatchESPN.

[04/12/13 - 10:19 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Da Vinci's Demons" Co-Star Tom Riley
Starz's period drama about the life of Leonardo da Vinci premieres tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/13 - 10:18 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Da Vinci's Demons" Co-Stars Laura Haddock & Blake Ritson
Starz's period drama about the life of Leonardo da Vinci premieres tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/13 - 10:17 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Da Vinci's Demons" Co-Star Lara Pulver & Creator David S. Goyer
Starz's period drama about the life of Leonardo da Vinci premieres tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/13 - 09:02 AM]
"Hannibal" Matches Last Week's Premiere Rating in 18-49 and Equals NBC's Top Rating in the Time Period with Entertainment Programming in More Than a Year
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 11.

[04/12/13 - 08:56 AM]
ABC's "Wife Swap" Grows to its 2nd-Best Numbers in 4 Years/"Grey's" Sees Best Repeat in Over 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 11.

[04/12/13 - 08:39 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Keeps FOX in Front
Plus: "Glee" returns up 20% from its last original among adults 18-49.

[04/12/13 - 08:08 AM]
Composer Bear McCreary "Scores" with New Theme for the Starz Original, "Da Vinci's Demons" on iTunes
The original song, by award-winning Bear McCreary, was the composer's first attempt at a score for a period project.

[04/12/13 - 06:04 AM]
MTV Unveils the Contents of the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" Talent Gift Bags
Hosted by Rebel Wilson, said event will broadcast live from Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA this Sunday, April 14.

[04/12/13 - 06:02 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Phil Team Up for Two All-New Episodes of "Oprah's Lifeclass" Premiering April 28 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The episodes will both stream live on Oprah.com Monday, April 22 starting at 7 p.m. ET from Harpo Studios in Chicago.

[04/11/13 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 11
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to recur on "Boardwalk Empire"; Jennifer Ferrin joins the cast of "Hell on Wheels"; and Kirstie Alley, Jennifer Finnigan to star in Lifetime's "Babysellers."

[04/11/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 11
Plus: season three winner Fantasia and season two runner-up Clay Aiken will perform on the next results show, April 18.

[04/11/13 - 05:02 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: A&E's "Duck Dynasty" Overshadows the Competition
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "All Access: Mayweather vs. Guerrero," TV Land's "Forever Young" and Oxygen's "Best Ink."

[04/11/13 - 02:52 PM]
"CSI" Scores Best Viewers and Adults 25-54 Since January, Best Adults 18-49 Since February
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 10.

[04/11/13 - 02:35 PM]
Video: "The Simpsons" Couch Gag Gets Replaced for One Week Only with a Special "Breaking Bad"-Themed Show Open
Watch the credits sequence from this Sunday's episode on FOX.

[04/11/13 - 01:40 PM]
WE tv Sets Summer Premieres with "Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas," "Glam & Gold"
The newcomers will launch on Friday, May 31 at 9:00/8:00c and Thursday, July 25 at 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[04/11/13 - 01:35 PM]
Exclusive: AMC's "Small Town Security" to Return Thursday, May 9
The show's sophomore run will continue the network's reality push on Thursday nights.

[04/11/13 - 11:38 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Defeat ABC and CBS Time-Period Competition in Total Viewers, Key Demos for Week of April 1-5
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 1-5.

[04/11/13 - 11:16 AM]
Disney Junior Expands Its Innovative Offering of Interactive "Disney Junior Appisodes" App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
With the launch of "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally Appisode" last year, Disney Junior introduced an innovative new way for kids to enjoy their favorite shows.

[04/11/13 - 10:04 AM]
Video: New Sneak Peek from Series Premiere of "Maron" - Airing Friday, May 3 on IFC
In the clip, Marc overshares his private thoughts and insecurities with the wrong kind of doctor.

[04/11/13 - 10:02 AM]
Video: HBO Special - A Conversation with Louis C.K.
Look for the debut of "Louis C.K.: Oh My God" this Saturday, April 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/13 - 09:44 AM]
Pack Your Bags and Join Nat Geo WILD on a Wildlife Adventure That Spans the Globe
"Attenborough's Ark," "Hummingbird," "A Penguin's Life" and "Wild China" are all on tap beginning Sunday, April 21.

[04/11/13 - 09:14 AM]
Starz Invites Viewers to Delve Deeper Into the Genius of the Starz Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons" with "Citizens of Florence" Companion App
"Citizens of Florence" is available as a free download exclusively in the App Store.

[04/11/13 - 09:11 AM]
"Manhunt," the Inside Story of the Hunt for Osama bin Laden, Features Testimony from CIA Analysts, Targeters and Operatives Who Tracked Him for Nearly Two Decades; Documentary Debuts May 1, Exclusively on HBO
The film, from director Greg Barker, was an official selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

[04/11/13 - 09:05 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights "Adam Devine's House Party" a New Stand-Up Series from "Workaholics" Co-Star Adam Devine
The channel has ordered eight episodes of the series, due this fall.

[04/11/13 - 09:01 AM]
WWE(R) Studios and ABC Family Begin Production on "Christmas Bounty"
Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, Francia Raisa, Will Greenburg, Chelan Simmons and April Telek star in the original holiday movie.

[04/11/13 - 08:54 AM]
TLC Shakes Up Saturdays with New Property Block
Said lineup includes season two of "Four Houses" beginning April 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/11/13 - 08:51 AM]
"How to Live with Your Parents" Holds Strong/"Nashville" Continues to Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 10.

[04/11/13 - 08:45 AM]
Special Wednesday Rebroadcast of "Hannibal" Retains 90% of Its Lead-In in Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 10.

[04/11/13 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto the Top Spot with "American Idol"
ABC's "Modern Family" however wins the head-to-head race among adults 18-49.

[04/11/13 - 07:59 AM]
Multiple Award-Winning Actress Alfre Woodard Joins the Cast of BBC America's "Copper"
She'll guest star as "a former slave who has recently arrived to the Five Points to start anew."

[04/11/13 - 07:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Hits a 7-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 1-5.

[04/11/13 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix and Hasbro Announce Expanded Multi-Year Kids Programming Agreement
"My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic," "Transformers Prime," "Transformers Rescue Bots," "Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters" and "Littlest Pet Shop" are among the additions.

[04/11/13 - 06:15 AM]
Sundance Channel's Ground-Breaking Docu-Series "Push Girls" Gets Rolling on Season Two
The show's 10-episode sophomore run kicks off Monday, June 3 on the network.

[04/11/13 - 06:01 AM]
MTV to Honor Academy Award(R)- Winning Actor Jamie Foxx with "Generation Award" at the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" Live on Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
"As a comedian, Academy award-winning actor and Grammy award-winning artist, Jamie Foxx is a triple threat superstar unlike any we've seen in a long time," said Stephen Friedman.

[04/11/13 - 03:12 AM]
Reelz Reality Series "Beverly Hills Pawn" and "Race to the Scene" to Premiere in June
They'll launch on Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6, respectively.

[04/10/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 10
Updates include: Ryan Murphy, Lauren Gussis land drama pilot at HBO; Adrien Brody to star in History's "Houdini"; and Kelly Blatz, Melissa Sagemiller board NBC's "Chicago Fire" spin-off.

[04/10/13 - 04:50 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Women's Basketball Championship Tops Viewers, "Tosh.0" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Ladies Man: A Made Movie," Bravo's "The Kandi Factory" and GSN's "Family Trade."

[04/10/13 - 03:20 PM]
Oxygen's New Dating Series "Find Me My Man" Earns Network's Best Series Premiere of 2013
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 9.

[04/10/13 - 02:49 PM]
NBC Renews "Last Call With Carson Daly" for 13th Season
"I'm extremely proud of what we've accomplished with 'Last Call,'" said Daly, who has been at the helm of the show since it launched in 2002.

[04/10/13 - 02:13 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Artist Bruno Mars to Open "The 2013 Billboard Music Awards," Airing Sunday, May 19 on ABC
Mars's single "When I Was Your Man" has ascended to the No. 1 spot single on the Billboard's Hot 100.

[04/10/13 - 01:58 PM]
Sundance Channel Announces "Rectify," Network's First Wholly Owned Original Scripted Series to Debut with Two Episodes April 22, 2013 Starting at 9:00pm et/pt
The six-episode series was created by Ray McKinnon and executive produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein.

[04/10/13 - 01:30 PM]
Syfy Renews Original Drama "Being Human" for Fourth Season
The announcement comes on the heels of the Season 3 finale which aired Monday, April 8.

[04/10/13 - 01:30 PM]
Rock Legends Black Sabbath to Perform on the Season Finale of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," Wednesday, May 15
The appearance will mark the band's world premiere of the song "End of the Beginning" from their much-anticipated new album.

[04/10/13 - 01:26 PM]
Syfy Unveils New Quarterly Multimedia Events "Ringworld," "Helix," "Dominion," "Unbreakable" and "Opposite Worlds"
The cable channel recaps its wave of announcements from its annual upfront presentation.







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[01/30/15 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Greenlights Miniseries "Lewis and Clark," Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts, With Production to Begin This Summer
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are among the executive producers.

[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
Airdate of March 25 Set for "Nashville: On the Record 2," One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba
Direct from Nashville's world famous Grand Ole Opry House, cast members of ABC's acclaimed primetime series "Nashville" will take the stage to perform songs from the show and provide candid interviews backstage.

[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production and Announces Cast of Two Comedy Pilots: "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie"
Both pilots are single-camera and are shooting in Los Angeles.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Super Bowl Spot for "Dig"
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[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Chart Topping Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Joining tonight's celebration is Super Bowl XLIX's esteemed National Anthem singer Idina Menzel.

[01/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
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Taped at the Levity Live Comedy Club inside the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY, the special showcases O'Donnell's skills as a laugh-out-loud stand-up comedian, while incorporating a vital message literally near and dear to her heart.

[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
Series Finale of "Parenthood" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since December 11, 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
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[01/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return with a Demo Victory
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" return up double-digits from their fall finales in adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 08:16 AM]
Stephen Fry Joins BBC America This February as Host of Comedy Quiz Show "QI" and the BAFTA Film Awards
The newcomer will launch with three back-to-back episodes on Thursday, February 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/30/15 - 07:30 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 07:05 AM]
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[01/30/15 - 06:01 AM]
Nominations Announced for 50th AMC Awards, Airs April 19 on CBS
The ACM Awards will be broadcast live, and as previously announced, extended by a half hour in celebration of its golden anniversary, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

[01/30/15 - 04:00 AM]
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DirecTV is the first Pay TV provider to offer NBC Universo in HD, and the network continues to have conversations with all of its distributor partners.