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[05/10/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Parker Posey exits NBC's "The Family Guide"; Nicole Gale Anderson joins ABC Family's "Ravenswood"; plus the prognosis on a few more broadcast pilots.

[05/10/13 - 09:00 PM]
Winner of NBC's "Fashion Star" Named on Tonight's Season Finale
The Peacock details the winner of the show's sophomore run.

[05/10/13 - 07:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Networks Pass on 13 More Pilots
CBS's "Beverly Hills Cop," ABC's "Big Thunder" and NBC's "The John Mulaney Show" are among the projects not moving forward at their respective networks.

[05/10/13 - 06:56 PM]
ABC Renews "Last Man Standing," Puts Pin in "The Neighbors" Return
The Alphabet has removed its notice about a second season renewal of the latter series.

[05/10/13 - 06:55 PM]
NBC Closes the Curtains on "Smash"
The struggling drama was banished to Saturday nights last month

[05/10/13 - 06:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Four More Make the Cut at ABC
The latest additions include comedy "Mixology" plus dramas "Killer Women," "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" and "Resurrection" (formerly "Forever").

[05/10/13 - 06:19 PM]
ABC Pulls the Plug on "Family Tools," "How to Live With Your Parents"
Both midseason comedies won't be back for sophomore runs.

[05/10/13 - 06:03 PM]
NBC Cancels "The New Normal"
Fellow newcomer "Go On" likewise got the axe earlier today.

[05/10/13 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - "Trophy Wife" Lands Series Order at ABC
Bradley Whitford, Malin Akerman and Marcia Gay Harden star in the single-camera comedy.

[05/10/13 - 06:01 PM]
ABC Renews "The Middle," "The Neighbors"
Fellow Wednesday entries "Modern Family" and "Nashville" are also due back.

[05/10/13 - 05:53 PM]
"Body of Proof," "Red Widow" Also Out at ABC
Said duo join the just-axed "Happy Endings" and "Malibu Country."

[05/10/13 - 05:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Four More Headed to Series at ABC
Dramas "Betrayal," "Lucky 7" and "Mind Games" (formerly "Influence") as well as comedy "Back in the Game" are the latest on tap.

[05/10/13 - 05:48 PM]
"Modern Family" Set for Fifth Season at ABC
The Alphabet's flagship comedy will be back next season.

[05/10/13 - 05:40 PM]
Comedies "Happy Endings," "Malibu Country" Miss the Cut at ABC
Both half-hours have been canceled by the Alphabet.

[05/10/13 - 05:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - ABC Orders Comedy "The Goldbergs" to Series
Jeff Garlin and Wendi McClendon-Covey star in the single-camera comedy, about growing up in the 1980s.

[05/10/13 - 05:38 PM]
ABC to Bring Back "Once Upon a Time," "Revenge," "Suburgatory"
The Alphabet's string of renewals continue with said trio.

[05/10/13 - 05:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - NBC Orders Three More Pilots to Series
The Peacock's latest additions include dramas "Blacklist" and "Night Shift" as well as comedy "Welcome to the Family."

[05/10/13 - 05:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Comedy "Super Fun Night" Latest to Series at ABC
Rebel Wilson, Lauren Ash and Liza Lapira star in the project, the Alphabet's first comedy pickup.

[05/10/13 - 05:18 PM]
"Castle," "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" All Get Renewals from ABC
They'll join the just-renewed "Nashville" as part of the Alphabet's returning class.

[05/10/13 - 05:12 PM]
"Community" Lands Fifth Season at NBC
The much-ballyhooed comedy will be back on the Peacock next season.

[05/10/13 - 05:02 PM]
ABC Renews "Nashville" for Second Season
The news marks ABC's first scripted renewal for the 2013-14 season.

[05/10/13 - 04:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"
As expected, the much-ballyhooed drama is moving forward to series at the Alphabet.

[05/10/13 - 04:29 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Pulls Back in Front for History
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Small Town Security," E!'s "Nick Cannon's Big Surprise" and Discovery's "Future Firepower."

[05/10/13 - 04:06 PM]
CBS Axes "Rules of Engagement," "Golden Boy"
They'll join the Eye's just canceled dramas "CSI: NY" and "Vegas."

[05/10/13 - 03:58 PM]
"Vegas" Runs Out of Luck at CBS
The show's last episode will air tonight at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/10/13 - 03:27 PM]
CBS Cancels "CSI: NY" After Nine Seasons
Said development leaves "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" as the remaining member of the franchise.

[05/10/13 - 02:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - CBS Picks Up Two Dramas, Four Comedies
On tap are dramas "Hostages" and "Intelligence" plus comedies "The Crazy Ones," "The Millers," "Mom" and "We Are Men."

[05/10/13 - 01:57 PM]
NBC Nixes "Rock Center with Brian Williams"
The newsmagazine - currently airing on Fridays at 10:00/9:00c - won't be back next season.

[05/10/13 - 01:47 PM]
TNT Cancels Medical Drama "Monday Mornings"
Co-star Jennifer Finnigan broke the news via her Twitter page this afternoon.

[05/10/13 - 01:43 PM]
ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees June 2
Additional game selections in June and July will be made three weeks in advance, while game selections for August and September will be made two weeks in advance.

[05/10/13 - 01:27 PM]
TNT Pulls the Plug on "Southland"
The cable channel has passed on a sixth season for the critically-acclaimed drama.

[05/10/13 - 12:41 PM]
TLC's "The Town That Caught Tourette's?" Premieres Wednesday, May 22 at 10 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special is a documentary the "aims to unearth the factors that contributed to this bizarre mystery."

[05/10/13 - 12:28 PM]
NBC Cancels Freshman Comedy "Go On"
The Matthew Perry-led newcomer won't be back for a second season.

[05/10/13 - 11:50 AM]
TBS Greenlights "Ground Floor," New Sitcom from Emmy(R) Mominees Bill Lawrence and Greg Malins
Skylar Astin, Briga Heelan and John C. McGinley star in the "workplace comedy with a romantic twist."

[05/10/13 - 11:45 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Inside Job," Unscripted Series That Puts Job Candidates through Unique Screening Process
The network has ordered six episodes of the project, with plans to launch the series in 2014.

[05/10/13 - 11:33 AM]
USA Network's Emmy(R)-Nominated Series "Burn Notice" Will Air Its Final Season This Summer
The show's 13-episode swan song kicks off Thursday, June 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/10/13 - 11:10 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - NBC Picks Up "Chicago Fire" Spin-Off "Chicago PD"
The backdoor pilot to said project airs on Wednesday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/10/13 - 10:42 AM]
FOX Orders New Series "Junior MasterChef," as Part of New Multi-Year Deal with World-Renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay
Plus: "MasterChef" to return for seasons five and six while "Hell's Kitchen" is now cleared through season 13.

[05/10/13 - 10:12 AM]
W. Kamau Bell Welcomes "Archer" Star Aisha Tyler to "Totally Biased" May 16
This September, with the launch of FXX, "Totally Biased" will go daily, with 130 new original episodes, airing Monday through Thursday nights.

[05/10/13 - 10:03 AM]
"The Walking Dead" - Season 4 First Look Photo
Season four of "The Walking Dead" returns to AMC in October of this year.

[05/10/13 - 09:59 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - NBC Adds Drama "Ironside," Comedy "Undateable"
Said duo join yesterday's pickups "About a Boy," "Believe," "Crisis," "The Family Guide" and "Sean Saves the World."

[05/10/13 - 09:47 AM]
Syfy Renews Hit Series "Defiance," Promising More Action and Intrigue in Season Two
Season two will begin production in Toronto in August for a 2014 premiere.

[05/10/13 - 09:41 AM]
TBS Greenlights "The CeeLo Life" (working title)
The six-episode series - due in 2014 - will follow CeeLo as he tackles his packed schedule of producing, recording and performing.

[05/10/13 - 09:20 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Tops Thursday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 9.

[05/10/13 - 09:04 AM]
Adult Swim Enters Upfront With Most-Watched Year Ever!
New series include "Rick and Morty," "Mr. Pickles," "Mike Tyson Mysteries," "King Star King" and "Hot Package."

[05/10/13 - 08:53 AM]
Celebrate Memorial Day as SOAPnet Presents the "Mars and Stripes! Veronica Mars Memorial Day Marathon" on Monday, May 27 10AM - 7PM
Jessica Chastain, Harry Hamlin, Paris Hilton, Melissa Leo, Jane Lynch, Lisa Rinna and Amanda Seyfried are among the featured guest stars.

[05/10/13 - 08:49 AM]
"The Office" Delivers Its Top 18-49 Rating Since November 8 and Most-Watched Episode Since January 31
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 9.

[05/10/13 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Surges to a New Series High as TV's Top 10pm Drama Telecast in 7 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 9.

[05/10/13 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Third Straight Week
Plus: NBC's "The Office" and ABC's "Scandal" post huge week-to-week gains.

[05/09/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 9
Plus: audition cities and dates for "American Idol" season 13 are set.







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[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
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[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
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