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[05/08/13 - 08:03 PM]
Sweden's TV4 Teams Up with Entertainment One, Syskon and FLX to Commission First-Ever English Speaking Comedy Series Executive Produced by Amy Poehler and Greg Poehler Entitled, "Welcome to Sweden"
The series will be shot in both Sweden and New York with production slated to begin filming on Monday, May 13.

[05/08/13 - 07:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Passes on Its Six Remaining Pilots
Dramas "Boomerang," "Delirium" and "The List" didn't make the cut, nor did comedies "The Gabriels," "To My Assistant" and "Two Wrongs."

[05/08/13 - 07:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Comedy Series Pick Ups
"Surviving Jack," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Dads," "Enlisted" and "Us & Them" are all on tap from the network.

[05/08/13 - 06:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Drama Series Pick Ups
The network has ordered "Almost Human," "Gang Related," "Rake" and "Sleepy Hollow" to series.

[05/08/13 - 05:25 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Hold Off Originals for TNT
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Preachers' Daughters," MTV's "Girl Code" and Syfy's "Weird or What?"

[05/08/13 - 04:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - NBC Passes on Four Dramas, Three Comedies
Dramas "Bloodlines," "The Hatfields & McCoys"; "The Secret Lives of Husbands & Wives," "The Sixth Gun"; and comedies "The Gates," "Holding Patterns," "Joe & Joe & Jane" won't move forward to series.

[05/08/13 - 02:49 PM]
NBC Cancels "Deception" as Upfront Countdown Begins
The Peacock will announce its 2013-14 schedule this Sunday.

[05/08/13 - 01:53 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" Is the #1 Tuesday Primetime Program in Cable for Persons and Men 25-54 on May 7
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 7.

[05/08/13 - 12:20 PM]
The 15th Annual Young Hollywood Awards to Be Broadcast on The CW Network
This year's star-studded red-carpet event will air on Thursday, August 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/08/13 - 11:57 AM]
HBO Documentary "Inside Out: The People's Art Project," the Story of French Street Artist JR and His Groundbreaking Global Movement, Debuts May 20
Alastair Siddons helmed the thought-provoking documentary.

[05/08/13 - 11:43 AM]
Starz, Lionsgate and Virgin Produced Team Up to Develop New Series, "Fleet Street," from Executive Producer Piers Morgan
BAFTA Award-winning screenwriter Danny Brocklehurst will write the pilot episode and also serve as executive producer.

[05/08/13 - 11:26 AM]
NBC to Showcase "The Winner Is" After "The Voice" in June
Look for installments on Monday, June 10 and June 17 at 10:00/9:00c in advance of its July 11 premiere.

[05/08/13 - 11:18 AM]
TNT to Present First Two Seasons of "Falling Skies" During Build-Up to Two-Hour Season 3 Premiere on June 9
Season one will encore on Monday, May 27 with season two on Saturday, June 1 and Saturday, June 8.

[05/08/13 - 11:01 AM]
Starz Ready to "Play" on New Devices - STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, MOVIEPLEX PLAY Support Launched for Barnes & Noble NOOK(R) HD And NOOK(R) HD+, Google Nexus Devices, and More
Additional devices and app platforms are expected to launch later this year.

[05/08/13 - 10:30 AM]
TNT Greenlights Spy Drama "Legends," Starring Sean Bean
The network has ordered 10 episodes of the series, from Howard Gordon, Alexander Cary and Jonathan Levin.

[05/08/13 - 10:24 AM]
Bon Voyage! Bravo Media Sets Sail with New Docu-Series "Below Deck" Premiering Monday, July 1 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a half-hour preview special airing on Monday, June 10 at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/08/13 - 10:02 AM]
Three-Part Special "The Wild West" Explores the Animals of America's Western Coasts, Deserts and Mountains, Premieres June 2, 8 PM on Nat Geo WILD
"Justified's" Timothy Olyphant narrates the world-premiere special, all three parts of which will air back-to-back.

[05/08/13 - 10:02 AM]
ABC's New Murder Mystery Competition, "Whodunnit?," Premieres Sunday, June 23
Participants include a former NFL cheerleader, a bounty hunter, a nurse and a flight attendant.

[05/08/13 - 10:01 AM]
Seth MacFarlane Swings by Springfield to Guest-Voice for the First Time Ever pn "The Simpsons" Season Finale Event Sunday, May 19, on FOX
MacFarlane voices a charming married man whom Marge (Julie Kavner) inadvertently meets on a swingers' website.

[05/08/13 - 09:54 AM]
Video: BBC America Releases the First Trailer from Season Two of "Copper"
The series returns Sunday, June 23 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/08/13 - 09:32 AM]
"MTV Movie Awards" to Air Live April, 13, 2014 and "MTV Video Music Awards" to Air Live August 24, 2014
As previously announced the 2013 "Video Music Awards" will air August 25, the final Sunday before Labor Day weekend.

[05/08/13 - 09:19 AM]
E! Special "All Grown Up: Child Stars Today" Premiering Wednesday, May 8 at 10:30PM ET/PT
"E! News" co-anchor Terrence Jenkins hosts the half-hour special.

[05/08/13 - 09:10 AM]
"The Venture Bros." Returns Sunday, June 2nd at Midnight (ET, PT) on Adult Swim
Guest voices this season include Aziz Ansari, Paget Brewster, Wyatt Cenac, Kevin Conroy, Bill Hader, John Hodgman and Gillian Jacobs.

[05/08/13 - 08:46 AM]
"Grimm" Equals Its Top 18-49 Result Since October 26, Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since That Same Date
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 7.

[05/08/13 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Splash" and "Dancing" Grow/"Body of Proof" Is Most-Watched TV Show at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 7.

[05/08/13 - 08:30 AM]
Adam Levine, Jordan Feldstein Sign Development Deal with NBC for Scripted and Alternative Programming
"It would be impossible to quantify Adam's influence and importance to the success of 'The Voice,'" said Paul Telegdy.

[05/08/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Two-Hour "The Voice" Coasts to Demo Victory for NBC
Plus: ABC's "Splash" and "Dancing with the Stars" are up double digits from last week.

[05/08/13 - 08:13 AM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Haven" Begins Production on Season 4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Plus: "Eureka's" Colin Ferguson joins the cast as William, a handsome mysterious stranger.

[05/08/13 - 08:07 AM]
TBS Just For Laughs Chicago, presented by State Farm(R) Announces Addition of More Huge Names to America's Biggest Comedy Festival
Russell Brand, Pete Holmes, Paul F. Tompkins, Brian Posehn, Doug Benson, Todd Glass and Scott Adsit are among the latest additions.

[05/08/13 - 07:34 AM]
MSNBC's Melissa V. Harris-Perry Chats W. Kamau Bell When "Totally Biased" Returns May 9
This September, with the launch of FXX, "Totally Biased" will go daily, with 130 new original episodes.

[05/08/13 - 07:14 AM]
Oxygen's Mother's Day Study Reveals - 82% Define a "Mother" as the Woman Who Raised You
Said effort is timed with the return of "I'm Having Their Baby" on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/08/13 - 07:03 AM]
Madonna to Be Honored with Top Touring Artist Award at "The 2013 Billboard Music Awards," Airing Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, May 19 on ABC
This award is a result of the extraordinary success of her global MDNA tour, which has grossed over $305 million from 88 sold-out shows before audiences of 2.2 million.

[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.

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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."