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[04/30/13 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 30
Updates include: Chris Hardwick to host Comedy Central late-night entry; TNT extends "Major Crimes," "Perception"; and CMT orders "Win, Lose or Pawn" strip.

[04/30/13 - 06:11 PM]
Lori Loughlin Begins Production on "Garage Sale Mystery," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere
The film - airing Saturday, August 24 - also stars Andrew Dunbar, Rick Ravanello and Cameron Bancroft.

[04/30/13 - 05:04 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA, TNT Top Charts with "WWE Raw," NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Big C," Bravo's "The Queen of Versailles" and ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

[04/30/13 - 04:59 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Game of Thrones" on HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Lifeclass," Discovery's "Naked Castaway" and E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

[04/30/13 - 04:54 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Marvin Marvin" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Insane Bathrooms," OWN's "Life with La Toya" and Lifetime's "A Sister's Revenge."

[04/30/13 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Family Announces "Pretty Little Liars" Star Tyler Blackburn Will Headline Spin-Off Series "Ravenswood"
Blackburn's character, Caleb Rivers, will travel to Ravenswood during the annual "Pretty Little Liars" special Halloween episode.

[04/30/13 - 02:38 PM]
Regular-Season NHL Viewership on NBC Sports Network Is Best on Cable in Nearly Two Decades
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date this season.

[04/30/13 - 02:34 PM]
Hub Network Has 16 Consecutive Months of Gains
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 12:37 PM]
Animal Planet Earns Its Best-Ever April
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/30/13 - 12:31 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Kids 2-11, 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28 and the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Wins Week in Key Demos - "The Following" Delivers Highest Ratings in Five Weeks
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 11:52 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-49 in Primetime for the Month of April
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28 and the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 11:46 AM]
Showtime 2013 Summer/Fall Programming Overview
It all begins with the return of "Dexter" and the premiere of "Ray Donovan" on Sunday, June 30.

[04/30/13 - 11:39 AM]
A&E Is Cable's #1 Network in April
A&E spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 11:31 AM]
TNT Taps Third Season of Hit Drama Series "Dallas"
The network has ordered 15 episodes for the third season, which is slated to launch in early 2014.

[04/30/13 - 11:22 AM]
Bravo Media's "Dukes of Melrose" Airs a Last Television Appearnce of the Late Hollywood Legend Phyllis Diller on Wednesday, May 1
Look for back-to-back episodes this Wednesday, May 1 and next Wednesday, May 8.

[04/30/13 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Is Week's Most-Watched Basic Cable Net with Kids and Total Viewers, Posts Year Over Year Gains for 14 Consecutive Weeks
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 11:00 AM]
"MasterChef" Cooks Up Two-Hour Season Premiere Event Wednesday, May 22, on FOX
This season will feature contestants representing 26 states from all walks of life.

[04/30/13 - 10:58 AM]
CBS Streaks to Ninth Consecutive Weekly Viewer Win and Seventh Straight in Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 10:48 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Kandi Factory" Rings in a Season High with Over 1.1 Million Total Viewers During Its New Timeslot on Sunday Nights
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, April 28.

[04/30/13 - 10:33 AM]
Monday's "The Voice" Ranks #1 in 18-49 for the Week of April 22-28 Among Primetime Series on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 10:27 AM]
Nominations Announced for "The 67th Annual Tony Awards" on CBS
This year's event will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 9.

[04/30/13 - 10:13 AM]
ABC Is Up for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Delivering 7 of the Top 20 Broadcast Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 10:02 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Is Monday's Top Scripted Show in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 29.

[04/30/13 - 09:22 AM]
Hub Network Announces "The 1st Annual Hub Halloween Bash," an Action-Packed Live Event for the Entire Family
The special will be produced by Bob Bain Productions, producers of FOX's "Teen Choice Awards" and Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards."

[04/30/13 - 09:13 AM]
E! Special "Blinging Up Baby" Premieres Thursday, May 2nd at 10PM ET/PT
Melissa Rycroft hosts the one-hour special, which explores how stars are heralding their stork visits.

[04/30/13 - 08:55 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net with "Dancing with the Stars" as the #1 TV Show Overall and "Castle" as the Top Scripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 29.

[04/30/13 - 08:48 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers the #1 Rating of the Night in 18-49 by a 52% Margin Over the #2 show
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 29.

[04/30/13 - 08:34 AM]
National Geographic Channel to Premiere Behind-The-Scenes Look at Oscar(R)-Nominated Film "Kon-Tiki" from The Weinstein Company
Maria Menounos hosts the half-hour special, airing this Friday, May 3 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/30/13 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC in Front
Plus: FOX's "The Following" wraps its run with its best demo numbers in seven weeks.

[04/30/13 - 08:18 AM]
Maniacal Mothers Menace and Manipulate in Investigation Discovery's New Mother's Day Special "Evil In-Law"
Said event premieres on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/30/13 - 08:14 AM]
"Katie" Is the Only Freshman Talker Up and Builds to Its Best Numbers Since February
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 15-19.

[04/30/13 - 07:57 AM]
The Search Is on for the Best Hooker in America: Animal Planet's New Competition Reality Series "Top Hooker" Premieres June 2
Reno Collier hosts the eight-part series, airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/30/13 - 07:53 AM]
Don't Be Late for the First Day of School on Cooking Channel's New Series "The Freshman Class"
The series - due Monday, June 10 at 10:30/9:30c - follows four aspiring chefs as they try to earn a degree at the Louisiana Culinary Institute in Baton Rouge.

[04/30/13 - 07:23 AM]
Bravo Media Cranks Up the Comedy with the Premiere of "Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl" on Tuesday, June 4th at 10:30PM
"Why did I name my sixteenth stand up special 'Calm Down Gurrl?' Have you seen Amanda Bynes' latest selfie?" said Griffin.

[04/30/13 - 07:15 AM]
History's "Vikings" Season Finale Delivers 3.6 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Sunday, April 28.

[04/30/13 - 05:51 AM]
Danny Glover Stars with Austin Stowell and Kayla Ewell in "Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere on June 1
Austin Stowell, Brett Rice and Kayla Ewell also star in the original movie.

[04/30/13 - 05:01 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Orange Is the New Black" Premieres Thursday, July 11
All 13 one-hour episodes in the series from Lionsgate Television will be available at launch.

[04/29/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 29
Updates include: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig to star in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; ABC greenlights "Sing Your Face Off"; and Starz opens writers' room for "Outlander."

[04/29/13 - 05:05 PM]
"New Girl" - Last Three Episodes of Season Have New Start Time - 8:58 PM ET/PT
New episodes of the FOX comedy resume tomorrow night.

[04/29/13 - 04:51 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts with NBA Playoffs, NFL Draft
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Playing with Fire," Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons" and VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show."

[04/29/13 - 03:48 PM]
FEARnet's "Reaper" Reunion Special Airs Tuesday, May 28, at 9 pm ET, Giving Fans an Exclusive Look at the Series
Ray Wise, Tyler Labine, Bret Harrison, Rick Gonzalez, Ken Marino and Christine Willes are among those featured.

[04/29/13 - 02:51 PM]
Hallmark Movie Channel 2013 Summer Preview
"Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop," "Garage Sale Mystery" and "This Magic Moment" are all on tap.

[04/29/13 - 02:14 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Sons of Guns" Dominates as the #1 Friday Prime Time Program in Cable for Both Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 26.

[04/29/13 - 01:54 PM]
"South Park" "Workaholics," "Key & Peele" and Andy Daly Events Added to Comedy Central(R) #ComedyFest Lineup
The first-ever celebration of comedy and comedians to be programmed on Twitter kicks off today at 5:00 PM ET.

[04/29/13 - 01:31 PM]
Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Lady Antebellum, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. to Perform Live on "The Voice"
They'll appear on the show's Wednesday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 14 episodes.

[04/29/13 - 01:00 PM]
ESPN to Cover All 16 Division I Baseball Championship Regionals for First Time
ESPN provided coverage of six sites in 2012, four in 2011 and two the previous six years.

[04/29/13 - 12:33 PM]
Six Big Ten College Football Games for Prime Time Telecasts in 2013
Each game includes at least one team ranked in an early ESPN.com preseason top 25 poll for 2013.

[04/29/13 - 12:25 PM]
Bryce Harper on ESPN: "Bryce Begins" Special April 30, Two Nationals Games
"Bryce Begins" is a one-hour special from Major League Baseball Productions and 3 Penny Films which documents Harper's journey from a young teenager to MLB star.

[04/29/13 - 12:14 PM]
Hallmark Channel 2013 Summer Preview
"Banner 4th of July" and "Second Chances" are on tap alongside the new series "Cedar Cove."







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[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
The Alphabet's veteran newsmagazine posts big gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Hannibal" Is Up 29% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with Its Top Result in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Friday with the Top 2 TV Shows - "20/20" Surges to 2nd-Highest Ratings This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
ESPN NFL Programming Highlights - "Draft Academy" Debuts April 22
Projected first-round picks Blake Bortles, Jadeveon Clowney and Marqise Lee will be part of the four-week series.

[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Kellie Pickler Guest Star on "Nashville"
Said installment revolves around a charity concert at Fort Campbell.

[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Celebrate 40th Anniversary on Feb. 15, 2015
Past and present cast members, as well as special and musical guests from the show's incredible five-decade run, will appear on the telecast, with the specific lineup of guests to be determined in the coming months.

[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
New truTV Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro, Set To Premiere Thursday, May 15th at 10pm ET/PT
The new 12-episode and hilarious series follows Carbonaro as he tricks, amazes and amuses the unsuspecting public.

[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
TLC Stitches Up Season Two, And Says I Do to More "Something Borrowed, Something New"
Season three, currently scheduled to premiere in November, promises to deliver more tears shed over old shredded threads.

[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "The Normal Heart" - Trailer (HBO Films)
The trailer will air this Sunday, April 20 just before "Game of Thrones" at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Becky G, Zendaya, R5 and Fifth Harmony to Perform at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards
"Disney Channel Presents The Radio Disney Music Awards," a television special originating from the event, will be presented Sunday, April 27 on Disney Channel.

[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
Shakira to Sing "Empire" from New Self-Titled Album on Live Tuesday, April 22 Telecast of "The Voice"
In addition to the Grammy Award-winning Shakira, "The Voice" coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will perform a song with their respective teams on the April 22 telecast.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.