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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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[10/08/15 - 11:05 AM]
"David Tutera's CELEBrations" Season Three Premieres Friday, October 30 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv
Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Kim Coles, Ian Ziering, Cynthia Bailey, Big Ang Raiola and Reza Farahan are among those featured in the new season.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Tyrant" Returning For Third Season on FX
The 10-episode third season will air in 2016.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Third Season
Co-creators and writers Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers have been upped to showrunners for the 10-episode third season, which will return to AMC next summer.

[10/08/15 - 10:37 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Generates His Biggest Margin to Date vs. Colbert, Taking the Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in 18-49 by a 41% Advantage
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 28-October 2.

[10/08/15 - 09:48 AM]
"The Operatives" Is Back Saving the World's Most Precious Wildlife and Eco-Systems in an All-New Season Premiering on Pivot on October 18 at 10 P.M.
With 10, all new, hour-long episodes, Pete Bethune and his hand-picked team of military elite travel to the furthest parts of the world to expose those suspected of endangering our wildlife and environment in an effort to bring them to justice.

[10/08/15 - 09:43 AM]
HBO NOW Arrives Today on the Roku Platform
Roku customers can purchase a subscription directly within the HBO NOW channel on their Roku device, which will also enable them to access the service at HBONOW.com and on other HBO NOW enabled devices.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy Launches All-New Virtual Reality Experience for Award-Winning "The Expanse" VR App
The app immerses viewers into the vast world of "The Expanse," giving them the opportunity to enter into locations from the show and experience them in virtual reality.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Game 1 of 2015 WNBA Finals Sees Viewership Increase from 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4.

[10/08/15 - 09:14 AM]
Video: Extended Trailer for TNT's "The Librarians" Season 2, Premiering Sunday, Nov. 1
Check out the latest tease for the show's sophomore run.

[10/08/15 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
Plus: The CW sees year-to-year growth with the return of "Arrow" and "Supernatural."

[10/08/15 - 08:34 AM]
The Long Anticipated Third Season of David Cross' "Todd Margaret" Returns to IFC on Thursday, January 7, 2016
Jack McBrayer, Will Arnett, Blake Harrison, Sharon Horgan, Amber Tamblyn and Russ Tamblyn are among those featured in the new season.

[10/08/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins at 10 Among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49 and All Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/15 - 08:28 AM]
"black-ish" Is the Night's Only Program to Post Week-to-Week Growth
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/15 - 08:22 AM]
HBO Latin America to Launch New Streaming Service for Latin America and the Caribbean
The company plans to start deploying the service in markets throughout the region, beginning with a launch in Colombia by the end of the year.

[10/08/15 - 08:01 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Rings in the Holidays with "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas," Featuring Originals and Beloved Christmas Classics Round-the-Clock Beginning October 31
Said lineup includes "Murder She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery," "The Christmas Note," "Magic Stocking" and "Debbie Macomber's Dashing Through The Snow."