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[05/14/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 14
Updates include: Michael Lannan's "Lorimer" heads to series at HBO; Bill Hader to exit NBC's "Saturday Night Live"; and Michael Raymond-James named regular on ABC's "Once Upon a Time."

[05/14/13 - 04:30 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Keep TNT in Front
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Big C," Bravo's "Newlyweds: The First Year" and Nickelodeon's "Nick News."

[05/14/13 - 03:17 PM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for Week Among Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/14/13 - 02:41 PM]
The Aquabats! Save The World (Again) on June 1!
Pro skateboarders Tony Hawk and Eric Koston guest star as journalists during a press conference welcoming The Aquabats! back to earth.

[05/14/13 - 02:15 PM]
Video: Watch an Advance Preview of the New FOX Comedy "The Goodwin Games" Before It Debuts Monday, May 20, on FOX!
The show's complete pilot is now available to stream online and on demand.

[05/14/13 - 01:46 PM]
ABC Kicks Off First-Ever Nielsen Trial to Measure Ad Campaigns in Mobile Apps
Incorporating mobile apps will significantly extend the solution's coverage footprint, which currently includes computer and tablet browsers.

[05/14/13 - 01:27 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "Game of Thrones" Victory
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Holly Has a Baby," HBO's "Family Tree" and Discovery's "Great Bear Stakeout."

[05/14/13 - 01:22 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Beverly Lewis' The Confession," "My Cat from Hell" Top Originals
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Dangerous Intuition," OWN's "Life with La Toya" and Animal Planet's "America's Cutest Cat."

[05/14/13 - 01:11 PM]
Video: ABC 2013-14 Season Upfront Trailers
Get your first look at the Alphabet's new series for next season!

[05/14/13 - 12:45 PM]
TLC's "The Good Buy Girls" Sell What's Next to Bring in the Checks
The 12-episode series will launch Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/14/13 - 12:07 PM]
Bravo Media Goes Behind the Gates with a Two-Hour "The Real Housewives Of Orange County: 100th Episode Special" Premiering Monday June 24 at 8PM ET/PT
Leading up to the premiere, Bravo will roll out episodes culled from the first 100, as well as reunions and specials, daily beginning Friday, June 14.

[05/14/13 - 12:03 PM]
CBS Sweeps Another Week in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/14/13 - 12:01 PM]
"Anything Can Happen" as the Line-Up of Talent and Nominees Are Announced for This Year's BET Awards '13
Chris Tucker hosts this year's event, airing live from Los Angeles on Sunday, June 30.

[05/14/13 - 10:53 AM]
Disney Channel Celebrates 100th Week as TV's #1 Total Day Network in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/14/13 - 10:35 AM]
ABC Takes Second for the Week in Adults 18-49, Hitting an 11-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/14/13 - 10:27 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "Beverly Lewis' The Confession", Garners 1.4 Household Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, May 11.

[05/14/13 - 10:10 AM]
"Grey's," "Scandal," "Once" to Air Split Seasons; "Betrayal," "Resurrection" Billed as Limited Series
They'll be "limited" in the sense that they aren't designed for the traditional 22-episode season.

[05/14/13 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Unleashes More Girl Power with the Greenlight of "The Alectrix" and "South of Heaven"
The former launches Tuesday, June 4 at 11:00/10:00c while the latter is due this fall.

[05/14/13 - 10:01 AM]
FXX Takes the Show on the Road with the "Totally Biased Stand Up Tour with W. Kamau Bell"
The tour is a prelude to the September unveiling of "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" as a nightly strip on the new channel, FXX.

[05/14/13 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Adds Amazon Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD to Growing Collection of STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY Device Support
Earlier this month, the company built upon its PLAY launch debut of iPhone, iPad & iPod touch support by announcing launches for handsets and tablets on Android and other platforms.

[05/14/13 - 09:53 AM]
"Maury" Celebrates His 2,500th Episode
Barbara Walters, Shaquille O'Neal, Katie Couric, Sharon Osbourne, Julie Chen and the ladies of "The Talk" were among those offering congrats.

[05/14/13 - 09:50 AM]
TNT Tops the Charts as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for the Second Consecutive Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/14/13 - 09:36 AM]
NBC Matches Its Highest Weeklong Primetime 18-49 Rating in 17 Weeks; Grows 6 Percent vs. Same Week Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/14/13 - 09:33 AM]
The Season Finale of "How I Met Your Mother" Soars to Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since February
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 13.

[05/14/13 - 09:11 AM]
This Memorial Day, National Geographic Channel Highlights the Journeys of Injured Soldiers Moving Forward and Fishing in "American Heroes Fishing Challenge"
The one-hour special premieres Monday, May 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/14/13 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Picks Up Special, "Toy Story of Terror," from Pixar, Based on the Hit Film and Starring the Original Cast
Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Joan Cusack are among those set to return in the special, premiering in October.

[05/14/13 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2013-14 Primetime Schedule
It's here: the Alphabet details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[05/14/13 - 08:42 AM]
"The Voice" Wins Its Time Period Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in Every Key Demographic
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 13.

[05/14/13 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Season Finale Is Up to Rank a Strong #1 at 10pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 13.

[05/14/13 - 08:24 AM]
"Pawn Stars" All New Season, All New Night - Premiering Thursday, May 30 at 9pm ET on History
Viewers will see the "Pawn Stars" haggle over a slew of interesting historic items this season.

[05/14/13 - 08:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps Demo Crown at NBC
The season finale of "How I Met Your Mother" however wins the 8:00/7:00c half-hour in adults 18-49.

[05/14/13 - 07:56 AM]
TLC Puts a Hunky Spin on Home Improvement with New Special: "Honey Do"
The two-part special moves from Saturday, May 11 to Monday, June 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/14/13 - 07:26 AM]
BBC Worldwide and PBS Sign Deal to Bring "Last Tango in Halifax" to U.S.
Plus: "Call the Midwife" to return for a third season in 2014 on the network.

[05/14/13 - 07:22 AM]
ESPN to Launch Daily Soccer Studio Program
"ESPN FC on TV" will air year round (Sunday through Friday, primarily on ESPN2) beginning August 11, it was announced today at the company's Upfront presentation in New York City.

[05/14/13 - 07:10 AM]
"Downton Abbey" Season 4 Will Begin on "Masterpiece" on PBS on Sunday, January 5, 2014
The new season will run for eight weeks, from January 5 to February 23, 2014.

[05/14/13 - 07:08 AM]
ESPN's "NFL Insiders" to Debut in August with Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter
The year-round program, hosted by Suzy Kolber, will focus on the biggest NFL news stories and information each day.

[05/14/13 - 06:20 AM]
Oscar and Tony Award-Winner Joel Grey Casts an Enchanting Spell on Syfy's "Warehouse 13" This Monday, May 20 at 10PM
Also guest starring in the episode are Steve Valentine and Kelly Hu.

[05/14/13 - 06:00 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Reveals the Identity of "The Mother"
"It was a pretty big umbrella to fill, casting the title role in a series that's been on the air for eight years," said Carter Bays.

[05/13/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 13
Updates include: HBO's "Criminal Justice" set as seven-part limited series; Britne Oldford joins ABC Family's "Ravenswood"; and CBS puts the brakes on additional pickups.

[05/13/13 - 05:45 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "WWE Smackdown" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons" and Showtime's "Bob Saget: That's What I'm Talkin' About."

[05/13/13 - 05:02 PM]
FOX 2013-2014 Primetime Series Programming Guide
New additions include "Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey," "Short-Com Comedy Hour" and event series "Billy the Kid."

[05/13/13 - 02:31 PM]
Video: FOX's 2013-14 Season Upfront Trailers
Get your first look at the network's new series coming this fall and beyond.

[05/13/13 - 01:21 PM]
BBC America's Captivating Science Series "Bang Goes The Theory" Explodes with Spectacular Experiments and Crazy Innovations
The series returns with three back-to-back episodes Tuesday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/13 - 01:14 PM]
MTV's "Girl Code" Doubles Up with Two All-New Episodes Airing on Tuesdays Beginning Tomorrow Night at 9:30 P.M. ET/PT and 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for four original episodes back-to-back on Sunday, May 19 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/13 - 12:14 PM]
National Geographic Channel Honors Our Armed Forces With In-Depth, 3-Hour Special "Inside World War II"
"Inside World War II" combines archival footage with more than 50 testimonies from American, British, German and Soviet servicemen.

[05/13/13 - 12:13 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Leads Week 31 Live+7 Day DVR Lift in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[05/13/13 - 11:24 AM]
"Defiance's" Groundbreaking Transmedia Innovation Continues as a Character from Syfy's Hit Series Crosses Over Into the Game
The dangerous Irathient Rynn character will enter the game world.

[05/13/13 - 11:18 AM]
TLC Serves Up a Double Dose of Buddy Valastro
Look for season six of "Cake Boss" to premiere on Monday, May 27 alongside the new pilot "Bakery Boss" (formerly "Bakery Go Time").

[05/13/13 - 11:00 AM]
TNT Announces Nine Competitors Ready to be Pushed to the Limits By Dwayne Johnson in TNT's Upcoming New Series "The Hero"
As previously announced, the series will air Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning June 6.

[05/13/13 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Changes Title of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" to "Extreme Weight Loss"
As previously announced, the show's third season kicks off Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00/7:00c.







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