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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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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.