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[05/07/13 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 7
Updates include: Merritt Patterson joins ABC Family's "Ravenswood"; Chuck Lorre's "Mom" to get series order at CBS; and "The Borgias" producers mull a wrap-up movie.

[05/07/13 - 07:40 PM]
ESPN Wins Five Sports Emmy Awards
The network was honored for journalism, technical and creative excellence and marketing.

[05/07/13 - 07:39 PM]
NBC Sports Group Collects 11 Sports Emmy Awards, Most of Any Sports Media Company
"Sunday Night Football" won its fifth consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports Series.

[05/07/13 - 05:45 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA Playoffs to Victory
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Big C," ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and Lifetime's "Dear Mom, Love Cher."

[05/07/13 - 02:45 PM]
Bravo Premieres Season Finale of "Dukes of Melrose" and Season Two of "Million Dollar Listing New York" on Wednesday, May 8
The former's double-episode finale begins at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Million Dollar Listing" on 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/13 - 02:39 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Goes Untouched for HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," Showtime's "The Borgias" and E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

[05/07/13 - 02:34 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: TNT Tops Charts with Bulls/Nets Finale
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story," Animal Planet's "America's Cutest Cat" and TLC's "Twisted and Listed."

[05/07/13 - 02:12 PM]
Bravo Media Puts a Ring on It! "Newlyweds: The First Year" Series Premiere Engages Over 1 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, May 6.

[05/07/13 - 01:38 PM]
Carrie Underwood to Perform "Sunday Night Football" Opening Theme on NBC
Underwood, the season-four winner of "American Idol," makes her debut on Sunday, September 8.

[05/07/13 - 01:37 PM]
FX Networks Continues Its Run on Blockbuster Films
The network has acquiring the commercial television premiere rights to 10 titles that have been the highest grossing movies in 11 of the first 18 weeks of 2013.

[05/07/13 - 01:13 PM]
"48 Hours: Over the Edge" Is Saturday's #1 Program in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/07/13 - 12:57 PM]
BBC America's "In the Flesh" Three-Night Zombie Mini-Series Event Begins Thursday, June 6
The series - previously slated to launch on August 3 - will bump the return of "Being Human" to Saturday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/13 - 12:45 PM]
New Original Series "Golden Sisters" Premieres Saturday June 1 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Look for back-to-back episodes on Saturday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/13 - 12:42 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Delivers Its Biggest Live +3 Day Lift Ever in Both Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 2.

[05/07/13 - 12:38 PM]
Nickelodeon Selects 12 Original Comedy-Driven Shorts from 2013 Animated Shorts Program
Said ideas will be developed into animated shorts with the potential to air on Nickelodeon, appear on www.nick.com, or on the recently launched Nick App.

[05/07/13 - 12:27 PM]
"Future Firepower," Discovery's New Series, Introduces the Next Generation of 21st Century Weaponry in a 3-Part Marathon This Thursday
The series provides scenarios "demonstrating the defense technology of tomorrow ultimately aims to save more lives and quickly end conflict."

[05/07/13 - 12:08 PM]
TNT Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 11:45 AM]
TNT Clears "The Last Ship" for Launch - Eric Dane Stars in Newly Greenlit Series from Executive Producer Michael Bay
The 10-episode series, based on William Brinkley's popular novel, is slated to launch in 2014.

[05/07/13 - 11:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Suzette Steward of Katy, Texas Is the Winner of "Live's 2013 Top Teacher Search"
Steward, a special education teacher at Cinco Ranch Junior High, received the grand prize, a brand-new 2014 Ford Escape.

[05/07/13 - 11:27 AM]
Nickelodeon Posts 15th Straight Weeks of Gains, Scores Top Animated and Preschool Shows with "SpongeBob" and "Bubble Guppies"
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 11:18 AM]
Style Media's "Jerseylicious" Blows Out Its Season Five Finale, Up +41% Among Key Demo Women 18-49 Over Last Season
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, May 5.

[05/07/13 - 11:17 AM]
Last Episode of "The Office" Extended an Additional 15 Minutes
"Hannibal" will follow said finale, airing from 10:15-11 p.m. ET with limited interruption.

[05/07/13 - 10:56 AM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 10:53 AM]
E! Premieres "The Untold Story: Jason Derulo" Tuesday, May 14 at 10:00 PM/ET
In the revealing half-hour, Jason Derulo talks candidly about his modest beginnings and just how hard he had to work to get where he is today.

[05/07/13 - 10:46 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 10:33 AM]
Adam Bonnett Promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide
Bonnett will continue to oversee all live action Development and Current original series and movies for Disney Channel and Disney XD.

[05/07/13 - 10:23 AM]
NBC Matches Its Highest Weeklong Primetime 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks; Jumps 13 Percent vs. Same Week Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Grows Its Adult 18-49 Audience for the 3rd Consecutive Week, Airing 5 of the Top 20 Scripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 09:44 AM]
FOX Ranks #1 for the Week in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 09:36 AM]
Annet Mahendru and Alison Wright Pledge Allegience to "The Americans"
As previously announced, Susan Misner will also be upped to series regular.

[05/07/13 - 09:34 AM]
Ten Talented Hopefuls Vie to Win Their Own HGTV Show in the Network's Retooled Design Competition Series "HGTV Star" Premiering June 9
The seven-episode series features 10 creative finalists who must tackle unexpected design challenges.

[05/07/13 - 09:31 AM]
Exclusive: FOX Sets Two-Hour "Hell's Kitchen" Finale for Thursday, July 25
Tonight marks "Kitchen's" final airing in its current Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c home.

[05/07/13 - 09:30 AM]
16.2 Million Watch Kentucky Derby on NBC - 2nd Most-Watched Kentucky Derby Since 1989
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/07/13 - 09:29 AM]
VH1 Announces the Second Season of Sketch Comedy Series "Stevie TV" Starring Master Impressionist and Comedienne Stevie Ryan
The sketch comedy series returns Friday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/07/13 - 09:27 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Scores Its Top Household Rating Since Early March
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 22-26.

[05/07/13 - 09:22 AM]
Bravo Media's "Inside the Actors Studio" Celebrates 250 Episodes with a Star-Studded Two-Hour Special Event on Wednesday, May 29 at 7PM ET/PT
James Lipton sits down for new interviews with Bradley Cooper, Dave Chappelle, Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lopez and more!

[05/07/13 - 09:04 AM]
Starz Unfurls "Black Sails" Key Art and Announces Premiere
The Michael Bay-executive produced drama will launch in January 2014.

[05/07/13 - 08:47 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched TV Network - Topping All 6 Half-Hours
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 6.

[05/07/13 - 08:45 AM]
"The Voice" Wins Its Time Period in Every Key Demographic Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 6.

[05/07/13 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Hands NBC Fourth Consecutive Monday
The Peacock is tops among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[05/07/13 - 07:59 AM]
A NBC News Exclusive: Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors Sits Down with Harry Smith Before the Release of His Tell-All Memoir "The Outsider"
The interview will be featured on the Friday, May 10 installments of "Today" and "Rock Center with Brian Williams."

[05/07/13 - 07:43 AM]
Enrico Colantoni and Missi Pyle of Galaxy Quest Reunite as a Killer Couple on Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13" Monday, May 13 at 10PM
In this special black and white noir episode, Pete and Myka are pulled into a 1940s crime thriller complete with gangsters, molls and a hunt for a deadly artifact.

[05/07/13 - 07:02 AM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Programming Schedule for 2014 and 2015 NCAA Final Four(R) and National Championship Games
In each of the two years, TBS will televise the NCAA Final Four national semi-finals and CBS will broadcast the NCAA National Championship game.

[05/07/13 - 05:09 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces First-Ever "SpongeBob SquarePants" Global Film Competition, Spongebob Squareshorts: Original Fan Tributes
The call for entries opened, Monday, May 6, and will run through Friday, June 28.

[05/06/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 6
Updates include: Mark Duplass to star in HBO's "Togetherness"; "Criminal Minds" co-stars remain in talks for season nine; and Steve Carell to return for "The Office" finale.

[05/06/13 - 04:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Keep ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons," Syfy's "Merlin" and VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show."

[05/06/13 - 01:06 PM]
E! Provides Front Row Seat to This Year's Met Gala with Most Extensive Coverage Yet
The Costume Institute Gala will be featured on a special 90-minute edition of "E! News" this Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00/6:00c and 11:30/10:30c.

[05/06/13 - 12:46 PM]
TLC's "Randy to the Rescue" Returns Friday, May 31 at 9PM ET/PT
Season two features Oklahoma City Thunder Cheerleader Kelsey Williams, who has recently been in the news due to criticism over her weight.

[05/06/13 - 12:32 PM]
FOX Reschedules Last Night's "Cleveland Show" for This Sunday
Said installment got the hook at the last minute due to a nearly 90-minute overrun from the network's NASCAR coverage.

[05/06/13 - 11:41 AM]
Video: TBS and DumbDumb Debut Latest Comedy Short Featuring the All-New Ford Fusion
Dan O'Brien, Alison Becker and George Basil star in the short, from producers Jason Bateman and Will Arnett.

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[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.