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[04/23/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 23
Updates include: Alexis Knapp joins "Ground Floor" at TBS; David Koechner to star in pilot for A+E Networks; and Nastaran Dibai to exit ABC's "Malibu Country."

[04/23/13 - 06:53 PM]
NBC to Keep "Smash" on Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c Going Forward
Encores of "The Voice" will likewise remain at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/23/13 - 06:41 PM]
Last Week's Pre-Empted "Grimm" Will Now Air This Friday, April 26
Said installment was pulled from last Friday due to breaking news coverage in Boston.

[04/23/13 - 05:16 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw," NBA Playoffs Put USA, TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "L.A. Shrinks," Discovery's "Overhaulin'" and VH1's The Gossip Game."

[04/23/13 - 03:14 PM]
Syfy's New Hit Series "Defiance" Continues to Deliver in Week Two with 2.4 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, April 22.

[04/23/13 - 02:58 PM]
"Live with Kelly And Michael" Announces an Entertaining Lineup for the May Sweep
The lineup for May will also include theme weeks such as "Top Teacher Week," "New You in New York Makeover Week," "Winner Week" and "Kelly & Michael's Fitness Challenge."

[04/23/13 - 02:42 PM]
FOX UFC Saturday Delivers Primetime Knockout
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, April 20.

[04/23/13 - 01:23 PM]
Nickelodeon Wins the Week with Kids and Total Viewers, Continues Ratings Momentum Up 18% Over 2012
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 01:22 PM]
The Fashion Star Contestants Design for a "Night Out On The Town" and Five Are Purchased on Friday's Episode of "Fashion Star"
The contestants were paired once again and challenged to come up with designs that were reminiscent of a "night out on the town."

[04/23/13 - 01:21 PM]
The Hub Continues Year-to-Year Growth in All Key Demos
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 01:00 PM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming, Including the Premieres of New Series "Family Tools" and "Motive"
The Alphabet details its programming highlights for the sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/23/13 - 12:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones," NBA Playoffs Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "I'm Married to a...," Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" and E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

[04/23/13 - 12:45 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Tripleheader Puts ESPN on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Mary & Martha," Lifetime's "Call Me Crazy: A Five Film" and TLC's "Four Houses."

[04/23/13 - 12:35 PM]
Seven Mountain West Conference College Football Telecasts for 2013
The lineup includes one Thursday and six Friday night games.

[04/23/13 - 12:26 PM]
Tornado Week Returns to The Weather Channel With Tornado-Themed Programming Marathons and Three New Specials
Highlights include two new original specials, "The Truth About Twisters" and "Tornado 360."

[04/23/13 - 12:14 PM]
FOX Wins Week Among All Key Demos
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 11:48 AM]
Style Media's Sunday Night Sizzles as "Jerseylicious" and "Big Rich Atlanta" Deliver Their Most-Watched Episodes
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, April 21.

[04/23/13 - 11:22 AM]
TBS Continues Its Winning Ways as Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 11:03 AM]
Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell's" Ratings Reach Heavenly High
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Saturday, April 20.

[04/23/13 - 11:02 AM]
Disney Channel Nears 2 Years of Total Day Dominance in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14; 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is #1 Pre-K Network for 3rd Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 10:48 AM]
NBC Grabs 14-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 10:44 AM]
CBS Wins in Viewers for the Eighth Consecutive Week and Adults 25-54 for the Sixth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 10:38 AM]
"Deadliest Catch" Rival Skippers Join Forces to Win Big on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
Sig Hansen and Keith Colburn will be featured as contestants on the episode airing Friday, April 26.

[04/23/13 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Gains Week to Week by 12% in Viewers and by 8% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/23/13 - 10:13 AM]
"Katie" Builds Its Overall Audience for the 4th Straight Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 8-12.

[04/23/13 - 10:01 AM]
D.L. Hughley and Michael Ian Black to Host TBS's "Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host" - Series Slated to Premiere in Late 2013
Bill Engvall and Mo Rocca hosted the original pilot for ABC in 2010.

[04/23/13 - 09:52 AM]
Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Delivers Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2 Million Total Viewers; Up Double-Digits
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, April 21.

[04/23/13 - 09:42 AM]
"Justified" Records Its Most-Watched Season Ever
FX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/23/13 - 09:25 AM]
TLC Puts a Hunky Spin on Home Improvement with New Special: "Honey Do"
Look for back-to-back installments on Saturday, May 11 beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/23/13 - 09:18 AM]
Oxygen Media Teams Up with Tumblr for First Ever On-Air GIF Party
Tumblr content will be featured on air during premiere episodes of key series beginning with "Best Ink" on Wednesday, May 8.

[04/23/13 - 09:12 AM]
Great American Country Expands "Living Country" Lifestyle Genre - New, Returning Series Celebrate Values, Passion, Music That Define America
Highlights include newcomer "The Willis Clan," premiering Thursday, June 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/23/13 - 09:11 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Prepare a Feast - On the Menu, Mouth-Watering New Programs and Second-Helpings of Fan Favorites
The former has 15 new and 11 returning series on tap for the coming year.

[04/23/13 - 09:10 AM]
HGTV Announces Nine New Original Series During 2013 Upfront Presentation
Highlights include the retooled "HGTV Star," premiering Sunday, June 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/23/13 - 09:08 AM]
DIY Network Announces New Renovation and Restoration Shows for Vanilla Ice, Rev. Run, Bronson Pinchot and Daryl Hall
Currently in production, "Vanilla Ice Goes Amish," "The Rev. Run Project," "The Daryl Hall Project" and "Bronson Pinchot Saves America" are set to premiere later this year and in 2014.

[04/23/13 - 09:02 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Announce More Than 1,200 Hours of 2013 Programming
HGTV and DIY Network are set to premiere 27 new series, bring back more than 50 series and debut 50-plus specials in 2013.

[04/23/13 - 09:00 AM]
MTV2 Greenlights Second Season of "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family" to Premiere in Early 2014
The second season will go into production this summer and premiere in early 2014.

[04/23/13 - 08:53 AM]
Oxygen Airs Reese Witherspoon's Biggest Movies Three Nights in a Row Beginning Thursday, April 25 at 7 PM ET/PT
"Cruel Intentions," "Walk the Line" and "Sweet Home Alabama" are the featured presentations.

[04/23/13 - 08:46 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers the #1 Results of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 22.

[04/23/13 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Is Up and Catches NBC's "Revolution" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 22.

[04/23/13 - 08:41 AM]
Travel Channel Expands 2013 Programming Line-Up with the Addition of Four New Original Series
New series include "Adam Richman's Fandemonium," "Get Lost," "Best Daym Takeout" and "Backroad Gold."

[04/23/13 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top of the Charts
ABC's "Castle" however matches "Revolution" at 10:00/9:00c among adults 18-49.

[04/23/13 - 08:02 AM]
CMT Celebrates Country Icon's 80th Birthday at a Star-Studded Taping of "CMT Crossroads: Willie Nelson & Friends from Third Man Records" Slated to Air in Late June
Sheryl Crow, Jamey Johnson, Norah Jones, Ashley Monroe, Leon Russell and Neil Young are among those slated to appear.

[04/23/13 - 07:03 AM]
USA Network Unveils a Sneak Peek of "Graceland," the Network's Provocative New Original Series, for Two Weeks Exclusively on Demand
The pilot will be available on most carriers beginning on April 29 and through May 12.

[04/23/13 - 06:24 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Springs Into a New Time Slot and Walks New Series "Newlyweds: The First Year" Down the Aisle
"Orange County" moves to 9:00/8:00c on Monday, May 6 followed by the 90-minute premiere of "Newlyweds."

[04/22/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 22
Updates include: USA asks "Psych" for five more scripts; Mike Kelley to step down as showrunner of ABC's "Revenge"; and James Ellroy plans a "Shakedown" at FX.

[04/22/13 - 04:09 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Guns," "WWE Smackdown" Top Demos
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons," E!'s "Playing with Fire" and WGN's "Arrow" marathon.

[04/22/13 - 02:14 PM]
National Geographic Channel Assembles the Nation's Leading Experts to Unlock the Mysteries of the Mind in the New Series "Brain Games"
Jason Silva and Apollo Robbins hosts the new series, premiering tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/22/13 - 02:02 PM]
Syfy Renews "Haunted Highway" Featuring Jack Osbourne, Jael de Pardo, Dana Workman and Devin Marble for a Second Season
The series is back for six new episodes beginning Wednesday, July 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/22/13 - 01:27 PM]
MTV and Ke$ha Team Up to Empower Young People to Combat Bullying Through Love Is Louder Social Media Campaign Kicking Off Today
Beginning today, fans can take part in a Love is Louder social media campaign to raise the volume on messages of love and tolerance.

[04/22/13 - 01:22 PM]
3.7 Million Watch OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Saturday Night
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, April 20.







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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.