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[04/24/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 24
Updates include: Nat Faxon to star in Andrew Gurland's FX comedy pilot; Guillermo del Toro brings "Monster" to HBO; and Grant Show to guest on TV Land's "The Exes."

[04/24/13 - 05:55 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Edges Competition with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Robot Combat League," Comedy Central's "The Jeselnik Offensive" and ESPN's "30 for 30."

[04/24/13 - 03:09 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates as #1 Cable Network for Men on Tuesday with "Deadliest Catch" and Premiere of "Backyard Oil"
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 23.

[04/24/13 - 02:24 PM]
The CW May 2013 Sweeps Highlights
The netlet details its programming for the upcoming sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/24/13 - 02:20 PM]
NickMom Launches "Take Me to Your Mother," New Docu-Comedy Series Starring Comic Andrea Rosen, Premiering Monday, May 6, at 10PM (ET/PT)
The series, formerly known as "My 63 Moms," will launch with five new episodes airing Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 10.

[04/24/13 - 01:17 PM]
Michael Phelps Tests His Game and Faces Surprise "Gold Medal Showdown" on Season Finale of Golf Channel's "The Haney Project," Monday, April 29
Bruce Jenner, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Eruzione and Seth Westcott will also appear in said finale.

[04/24/13 - 12:03 PM]
CBSSports.com and CBS Sports Mobile App to Offer Extensive Second Screen Experience for the 2013 Draft
"Draft Show Live" will feature an integrated social and interactive experience for viewers.

[04/24/13 - 11:51 AM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Surprise Fired North Dakota Anchor A.J. Clemente with Offer of One-Night Gig
Clemente will return to "Live with Kelly and Michael" tomorrow morning, Thursday, April 25.

[04/24/13 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights New Original Drama "Chasing Life"
Italia Ricci, Mary Page Keller, Aisha Dee, Richard Brancatisano and Haley Ramm star in the series, formerly known as "Terminales."

[04/24/13 - 11:01 AM]
New HBO Comedy Series "Family Tree," Created by Christopher Guest & Jim Piddock, Starring Chris O'Dowd, Debuts May 12
The eight-episode series will air Sundays at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[04/24/13 - 11:00 AM]
TBS Conducts Crowd-Sourced Casting Call to Find "The People's Nerd," One Champion Chosen by Fans to Compete on "King of the Nerds"
Look for the show's second season in early 2014.

[04/24/13 - 11:00 AM]
No Sophomore Slump for Last Season's #1 New Show - "Person of Interest" Now a Top Five Series
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/24/13 - 10:18 AM]
Celine Dion Gets Candid with Katie Couric on Tomorrow's "Katie"
Dion opens up about her family, her husband's cancer diagnosis and her fertility struggles over the years.

[04/24/13 - 10:17 AM]
Two-Hour "Smash" Season Finale to Air on Sunday, May 26 from 9-11 PM
As previously announced, the series will air Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c through May 11.

[04/24/13 - 09:31 AM]
New Series "Life Below Zero" Explores the Incredible Lives of Six Alaskans Living Off the Land and Off the Grid in the Country's Most Vicious Climate
The series launches Sunday, May 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the National Geographic Channel.

[04/24/13 - 09:29 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 23.

[04/24/13 - 09:27 AM]
Bravo Media Serves Up a Second Season of "Chef Roble & Co." on Tuesday, June 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Ali's latest high-end clientele include musical artist John Legend, NBA star Tyson Chandler, and Phaedra Parks of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."

[04/24/13 - 08:51 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers the #1 18-49 Rating of the Night, Topping "NCIS" by 48%
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 23.

[04/24/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Body of Proof" Wins at 10pm with Its 2nd Highest Numbers this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 23.

[04/24/13 - 08:33 AM]
TBS Just For Laughs Chicago, presented by State Farm(R), To Celebrate 5th Anniversary with Six Days of the Funniest People on the Planet
This year's talent includes Bill Maher, Seth Meyers, Bob Newhart, David Cross, Nick Swardson, John Hodgman, Artie Lange, Hannibal Buress, Al Madrigal, Maria Bamford, Dylan Moran and Anjelah Johnson.

[04/24/13 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Slips Past NBC for Demo Crown
"The Voice" however is still the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[04/24/13 - 07:36 AM]
"60 Minutes" Wins an Overseas Press Club Award for Its Riveting Hour "Killing Bin Laden"
The segment was named the winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best TV Interpretation or Documentary on International Affairs.

[04/24/13 - 06:50 AM]
Jon Hamm Set to Host The 2013 ESPYS on July 17
The announcement was made during Hamm's appearance this morning on "Live with Kelly and Michael."

[04/24/13 - 06:39 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers Twice the Transformations with Two New Episodes of "The Kandi Factory" on Sunday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 30 at 10PM
Said installments feature appearances by Ruben Studdard and Phaedra Parks.

[04/24/13 - 06:06 AM]
Lindsay Czarniak to Host ABC's Indianapolis 500 Telecast
Also, former Indianapolis 500 winner Eddie Cheever will expand his role as an analyst for all six races that will air on ABC this season.

[04/24/13 - 06:01 AM]
NBC Orders Groundbreaking 24/7 Live Competition "The Million Second Quiz"
The competition, where time equals money, will air in primetime, live from a gigantic hourglass shaped structure in the heart of Manhattan.

[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.







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[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
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[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
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[12/19/14 - 11:58 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:12 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Starz Releases New Video and Image from "Outlander"
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[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
AMC Casts International Film Star Daniel Wu as Lead of "Badlands" (WT)
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[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
"@midnight" Moves to 11:30 p.m. for Two Weeks Only; Comedy Central Premieres "Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular" and "This Is Not Happening" in January
The premiere episode of "This Is Not Happening" will be available on Amazon Instant Video on January 12 and in the Comedy Central App on January 13.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" Returns for Third Season Jan. 9, Exclusively on Cinemax
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[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Comedies Power CBS to Top Spot
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[12/19/14 - 08:08 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:03 AM]
First-Time People's Choice Award Nominee Iggy Azalea and Last Year's People's Choice Award Winner Fall Out Boy to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2015"
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[12/19/14 - 08:00 AM]
FOX's TV Everywhere Content Now Available to More Than 20 Million DirecTV Customers Nationwide
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[12/19/14 - 07:28 AM]
Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern Gives Viewers a Tasty Look at Foods That Define Global Locations on New Series "Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations"
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