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[04/15/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 15
Updates include: Esquire Network to postpone launch until the summer; NBC casting a kids version of "The Voice"; and David Feeney to join FOX's "New Girl."

[04/15/13 - 04:17 PM]
NBC News and MSNBC Special Coverage of the Boston Marathon Explosions - Brian Williams to Anchor Primetime Special Airing Tonight at 10P ET/7PM PT
The hour-long primetime special will replace tonight's installment of "Revolution."

[04/15/13 - 02:48 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown," "Spartacus" Finale Top Originals
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," E!'s "Playing with Fire" and Animal Planet's "Swamp'd!"

[04/15/13 - 02:43 PM]
Selena Gomez, Bridgit Mendler, Denise Richards, Jason Derulo, Jessica Sanchez, Trevor Bayne, Zendaya, Bella Thorne and More to Present at Radio Disney Music Awards, Saturday, April 27 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Plus: Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato and Ryan Seacrest will make special appearances.

[04/15/13 - 02:31 PM]
NBC Sets Debut Dates for Summer Schedule
"Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls," "Camp," "American Ninja Warrior" and "Save Me" will join the previously announced "America's Got Talent."

[04/15/13 - 01:44 PM]
3.3 Million Viewers Watch OWN Original Series "Iyanla: Fix My Life" and "Life With La Toya" on Saturday Night
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, April 13.

[04/15/13 - 01:14 PM]
Starz Original Series Set Record Weekend Viewership As the Premiere of "Da Vinci's Demons" and Finale of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Deliver 5 Million Viewers for the Weekend
Starz spins the numbers for the weekend of April 12-14.

[04/15/13 - 01:13 PM]
Four Designers Win Kudos and Purchases on Last Friday's Episode of "Fashion Star" Entitled "Buyer's Choice"
Four designs were purchased by the retailers for a total of $540,000.

[04/15/13 - 11:31 AM]
"Ready for Love" Hosts Plan Double Date with Contest Winner
Viewers who follow the Twitter handle @readyforlove and then retweet a message using the hashtag #RFLdoubledate during this week's episode will automatically be entered to win.

[04/15/13 - 11:05 AM]
Disney XD Picks Up a Second Season of Hit Comedy Series "Crash & Bernstein"
Production will resume in Van Nuys, California in July for a fall 2013 premiere.

[04/15/13 - 11:00 AM]
True Stories of Scorned Spouses and Remorseless Revenge Are Revealed in Investigation Discovery's New Series "Karma's a B*tch!," Hosted by Payback Professional, Steve Schirripa
The six-part series premieres on Thursday, May 2 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[04/15/13 - 10:53 AM]
Comedian Larry the Cable Guy Is Back with New Adventures in "Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy"
The show's third season kicks off Wednesday, May 8 at 9:00/8:00c on History.

[04/15/13 - 10:37 AM]
Oxygen Kicks Off "Bad Girls All Star Battle" with a Supersized 90-Minute Premiere on Tuesday, May 21 at 9PM ET/PT
Beginning Tuesday, May 28, the series will move to its regular time of 8:00/7:00c.

[04/15/13 - 10:33 AM]
It's Clash of the Homeowners in Season 2 of TLC's Hit Series: "Four Houses"
The series returns with the first of 10 new episodes this Saturday, April 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/15/13 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Challenges NBC's "The Voice" as the #1 Broadcast of the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 25-31.

[04/15/13 - 10:14 AM]
Heather Graham & Mary Lynn Rajskub Dive In to "Californication"
They join recently announced guest star Michael Imperioli.

[04/15/13 - 10:10 AM]
Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks, Lily Tomlin & More Celebrate the Genius & Influence of a Comic Icon in "Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic"
The film, premiering Friday, May 31 at 9:00/8:00c on Showtime, comes from director Marina Zenovich.

[04/15/13 - 10:08 AM]
"The Doctor" a New NBA TV Originals Documentary to Premiere During The Finals on Monday, June 10
The 90-minute documentary will air between Games 2 and 3 of the NBA Finals.

[04/15/13 - 09:31 AM]
Brad Schwartz Named President of Entertainment and Media for TVGN
Schwartz, who has served as a top programming executive for Fuse, CTV and MTV, will oversee programming, scheduling, marketing and creative operations for the channel.

[04/15/13 - 09:07 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights HBO Digital Series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!"
Stevens, Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Generate's Dave Rath and Funny Or Die are among the executive producers.

[04/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
Discovery Channel Slices Into the Knife Industry with "Blade Brothers"
Look for back-to-back this Friday, April 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[04/15/13 - 08:48 AM]
"All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" Jumps 21% vs. Last Week's Telecast and Was Up 15% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 14.

[04/15/13 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Full Hour of PGA Overrun Puts CBS on Top
Said coverage sparks gains from "60 Minutes" and "The Good Wife."

[04/15/13 - 07:46 AM]
Cartoon Network Continues Conversation to Speak Up Against Bullying with "The Bully Effect"
The special - airing Sunday, April 28 - is a half-hour CNN original documentary abridged for family audiences and features additional original content.

[04/15/13 - 07:21 AM]
CBS Sports' 2013 Masters Final-Round Coverage Earns Ratings Increase of 26%
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 14.

[04/15/13 - 07:11 AM]
FOX Springs Into Momentous May
The network details its May programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/15/13 - 06:08 AM]
AMC Expands to Saturday as a Night for Original Programming - "Hell on Wheels" Season 3 Premieres Saturday, August 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Season three of "Hell on Wheels" lands in the year 1867, the third year of the building of the transcontinental railroad.

[04/15/13 - 05:52 AM]
Mira Sorvino and Danny Glover Join Dermot Mulroney, Josh Lucas and Thomas Horn in "Space Warriors" on "Walden Family Theater," a Hallmark Channel Original World Television Premiere May 31
"Walden Family Theater" is a collaboration with Walmart, Procter & Gamble, Walden Media and ARC Entertainment.

[04/15/13 - 05:47 AM]
"Logo NewNowNext Awards 2013" Winners Announced
The sixth annual event premieres tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/14/13 - 08:35 PM]
Host Rebel Wilson Is Pitch Perfect at the "2013 MTV Movie Awards," Scoring Two Golden Popcorns and Lots of Laughs
The cable channel details the winners of this year's event.

[04/14/13 - 09:25 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with NASCAR Coverage
The network's telecast of Sprint Cup Racing from Texas however is down from last year.

[04/14/13 - 09:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its Second-Highest Local People Meter 18-49 Rating in Five Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 13.

[04/13/13 - 07:58 PM]
"The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Moves to FOX Sports 1 in September
"Season 18 is going to be historic and groundbreaking with the first-ever women coaches, and men and women training and living together," said Dana White.

[04/13/13 - 01:23 PM]
ESPN Has Highest-Ever Friday Masters Ratings, Audience
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, April 12.

[04/13/13 - 09:10 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
Plus: The CW's "Nikita" is the only series up week-to-week and year-to-year among adults 18-49.

[04/13/13 - 08:41 AM]
"Fashion Star" Hits a Five-Week High in 18-49, Matching Its March 8 Debut Rating for a Series High
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 12.

[04/13/13 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Back on Top for History
Plus: numbers for FX's "Legit," A&E's "The Killer Speaks" and History's "Chasing Tail."

[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.







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[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
FX Picks Up "Tyrant" for a Second Season
Production is scheduled to begin next spring with the second season returning in the summer of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) to Rebrand as "POP" - New Brand to Launch in First Quarter 2015
POP is billed as "a multi-platform destination dedicated to celebrating the fun of being a fan."

[09/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
BBC America Presents the 2014 Britannia Awards Honorees
BAFTA Los Angeles will honor Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Dame Judi Dench at this year's awards ceremony.

[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Comedy Central's "@midnight" Joins New York Comedy Festival Lineup, Will Tape and Air Week of Shows in NYC
The social media sensation joins the stellar lineup of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival to tape a week of shows which will air Monday, November 3 through Thursday, November 6.

[09/18/14 - 06:09 AM]
Darrell Hammond to Serve as New Announcer for "Saturday Night Live"
Hammond will take over the role from the late Don Pardo.

[09/18/14 - 05:54 AM]
Aubrey Plaza to Be Voice of Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" Premiering November 29
The infamous kitty with the hilariously woeful but endearing facial expression stars in her very own live-action Christmas movie this holiday season.

[09/17/14 - 10:00 PM]
Winner Voted of NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent"
The winner will headline "America's Got Talent Live" at The AXIS Powered by Monster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas (September 26 and 27).

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
ABC Family's "100 Days Until Christmas" Campaign a Social Media Hit on Facebook
"Pretty Little Liars" continues to be dominate on Twitter, ranking as TV's #1 most-tweeted TV drama series of Summer 2014.

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
The Viral Video Show That Started It All, "America's Funniest Home Videos," Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Maker Studios Content Partnership Anchored by Original Clip Show "ShayFV" Starring Shay Carl
The original content initiative extends an existing relationship between Vin Di Bona Productions and Maker Studios.

[09/17/14 - 01:34 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, September 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
President Clinton will preside over the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 21-24) in New York City.

[09/17/14 - 01:33 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Hits 22 Million Downloads with TV Everywhere Apps
The free, ad-supported TV Everywhere apps offer fans access to full episodes, movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A+E Networks HD programming.

[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.