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[05/20/13 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 20
Updates include: Mia Maestro joins "The Strain" at FX; John Barrowman to host ABC's "Sing Your Face Off"; and Ang Lee exits FX's "Tyrant."

[05/20/13 - 06:00 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Artist Kelly Rowland and Global Pop Sensation Paulina Rubio Join Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell on "The X Factor"
"It's taken more than a decade, but I'm delighted to finally be on a panel with three girls," Cowell said.

[05/20/13 - 04:36 PM]
ABC Confirms "666 Park Avenue" Return on Saturday, June 22
The show's remaining episodes will air at 9:00/8:00c following fellow short-lived drama "Zero Hour," which returns the week prior.

[05/20/13 - 04:04 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Guns," "WWE Smackdown" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons," Animal Planet's "Swamp'd!" and VH1's "Best Week Ever."

[05/20/13 - 03:05 PM]
CBS Pulls Tonight's "Mike & Molly" Due to Tornado Storyline
The episode featured a related storyline to the tragic events this afternoon in Oklahoma.

[05/20/13 - 01:37 PM]
Investigation Discovery Asks "Where Are They Now?" in Update Edition Week, with Episodes Airing Nightly at 8 PM Beginning May 27
In-house crime expert Pat LaLama will provide updates to cases that have already been profiled on ID.

[05/20/13 - 01:17 PM]
Discovery Channel's May 19 Premiere of "North America" Grabs 3.4 Million Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[05/20/13 - 12:58 PM]
Orange County Choppers and Paul Senior Are Back at It with a Brand New Series on CMT
The new eight-episode series is produced by Pilgrim Studios and will premiere on CMT later this year.

[05/20/13 - 12:41 PM]
"Web Therapy" to Premiere Tuesday, July 23rd at 11 P.M. ET/PT on Showtime(R)
The show's third season was previously slated to launch the night prior.

[05/20/13 - 12:32 PM]
History(R) Announces New Season of "Ice Road Truckers" Premiering Sunday, June 9 at 10PM ET/PT
This season: after a year on hiatus, the queen of the road, Lisa Kelly, returns and chooses a side.

[05/20/13 - 12:25 PM]
Bruce Boxleitner Added to Cast as Series Regular in Hallmark Channel's "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove"
Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal and Teryl Rothery also star in the series, premiering Saturday, July 20.

[05/20/13 - 12:25 PM]
The Cast of ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Premiere Night Tweet-Off Wednesday, May 29th
Greg Grunberg will moderate the event, in which the cast will compete for new Twitter followers.

[05/20/13 - 12:17 PM]
2013 14-Game WNBA Regular-Season Schedule Begins Next Monday with Memorial Day Doubleheader
Plus: the Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star Game returns on Saturday, July 27, at 3:30 p.m. on ABC from Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.

[05/20/13 - 12:08 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Delivers Its Largest-Ever L+7 Day Lift in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/20/13 - 12:02 PM]
NBC Kicks Off 2013 Search for the Nation's Funniest Comics
Since the inception of the program, many participating comics have gone on to sign with top Hollywood managers, agents, and met with leading casting executives.

[05/20/13 - 11:56 AM]
"Street Outlaws" Races Onto Discovery Channel This June
The series will air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c following new episodes of "Fast N' Loud."

[05/20/13 - 11:41 AM]
ABC Drops "Family Tools" for "Modern Family" Repeat This Wednesday
The short-lived comedy will instead resume new episodes next Wednesday.

[05/20/13 - 11:40 AM]
Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers in Freshman Season
Plus: look for the two-part reunion on Sunday, May 26 and Tuesday, May 28 as well as "Secrets Revealed" special on Tuesday, June 4.

[05/20/13 - 11:40 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces the Top Ten Food Trucks Chosen to Participate in "Live's Truckin' Amazing Cook-Off"
Earlier this month, Ripa and Strahan announced their first-ever summer search for the nation's best food truck.

[05/20/13 - 11:28 AM]
ESPN at the French Open: Live Morning Matches Start Sunday, May 26
ESPN2's schedule of more than 50 hours - starting live at 5 a.m. ET most days - continues weekdays through Thursday, June 6, culminating with the women's semifinals.

[05/20/13 - 11:19 AM]
Spike TV to Air Exclusive Broadcast of Xbox Reveal
The coverage of the highly-anticipated reveal kicks off on Tuesday, May 21.

[05/20/13 - 11:16 AM]
Cicadas to Swarm Science Channel This Memorial Day Weekend for an Event 17 Years in the Making
Look for the world premiere of "Cicadas and Invaders 2013" this Sunday, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/20/13 - 11:05 AM]
Video: VH1 Releases Supertrailer for New Scripted Dramatic Series "Hit the Floor" Starring Dean Cain, Kimberly Elise and Charlotte Ross
As previously announced, the newcomer bows Monday, May 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/20/13 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Acquires One-Hour Series "Siberia" from Sierra/Engine Television and Infinity Films
"We created the series as a dramatic human experiment shot under difficult conditions and we are thrilled to see it on NBC," said Michael Ohoven.

[05/20/13 - 10:33 AM]
Video: New E! Series "The Wanted Life" Goes Inside the Unfiltered Rock Star Lifestyle of One of Music's Biggest Sensations
The newcomer will now launch Sunday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c following the return of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

[05/20/13 - 10:32 AM]
Style Media Names Multi-Talented Model/Designer Erin Wasson as a Mentor on New Fashion Competition Series "Styled to Rock"
Wasson joins previously announced mentor Pharrell Williams on the series, due later this year.

[05/20/13 - 10:14 AM]
Celebrate Father's Day as SOAPnet Presents "Buff Daddy: One Tree Hill Father's Day Marathon" Sunday, June 16th 10AM-2PM
Relive some of the show's most redeeming moments of fatherhood with Nathan, Lucas and Jake in this special four-hour marathon.

[05/20/13 - 09:59 AM]
E! Goes Beyond the Front Doors of Four Amazing Estates When "A-List Listings" Airs Friday, May 24th at 9:30PM ET/PT
Catt Sadler hosts the latest installment in the series, which goes "inside some of America's most exclusive and extravagant houses on the market today."

[05/20/13 - 09:40 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Grey's Anatomy "Emerges as the Week's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/20/13 - 08:40 AM]
"All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" Grew Week to Week by 15% in 18-49 Rating and 24% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[05/20/13 - 08:38 AM]
TNT's Exclusive Coverage of the Eastern Conference Finals Tips Off Wednesday, May 22, with Miami Hosting Indiana at 8:30 p.m. ET
The network's Sports Emmy Award-winning NBA Playoff coverage will feature Marv Albert calling the action with analysts Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller.

[05/20/13 - 08:37 AM]
ABC Dominates Final Sunday of Season - Billboard Music Awards Hits a 12-Year High in Viewers and a 10-Year High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[05/20/13 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Come Up Big for ABC
This year's telecast is up a third from last year among adults 18-49.

[05/20/13 - 08:02 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts Trailer for Action-Packed Third Season of "Teen Wolf"
The first half of its supersized 24-episode third season will premiere on Monday, June 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/20/13 - 07:24 AM]
"Star Wars Rebels" - New Star Wars(TM) Animated Television Series Begins Production for 2014 Premiere on Disney XD Channels Around the World
The action-filled series is set between the events of Episode III and IV - an era spanning almost two decades never-before explored on-screen.

[05/20/13 - 07:13 AM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Returns July 12 with an Amazing Lineup of Guest Stars
Selma Blair, Will Forte, Chris Hardwick, Nick Kroll, Jack McBrayer, Christopher Meloni, Bobby Moynihan, Kristen Schaal and Adam Scott are among those set to appear.

[05/20/13 - 06:39 AM]
PBS Announces "Charlie Rose Weekend," New Series to Air Fridays
The series, due in July, will feature "the iconic television anchor's focus on the events and conversations shaping the week and the week ahead."

[05/20/13 - 06:37 AM]
Martin Scorsese to Present Mel Brooks with American Film Institute Life Achievement Award
The private black tie gala will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on June 6 and will air on TNT Saturday, June 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/20/13 - 06:12 AM]
Taylor Swift, Rihanna & Gotye Come Up Big at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards
The Alphabet details the winners of last night's event.

[05/19/13 - 12:48 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops" Marathon Tops Demos for FOX
Meanwhile, CBS is the most-watched network overall but fourth in adults 18-49.

[05/19/13 - 09:16 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Earns Its Highest Rating in Metered-Market Households Since April 6
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 18.

[05/18/13 - 12:53 PM]
"Doctor Who": A New Series and More
Steven Moffat has revealed he's already plotting a brand new run of adventures for the Doctor.

[05/18/13 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Shark Tank"
The show's two-hour season finale powers the Alphabet to victory.

[05/18/13 - 08:59 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Scores Its Second-Highest Adult 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results in Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 17.

[05/18/13 - 08:51 AM]
ABC Wins Friday as "Shark Tank" Closes Out with its Best-Ever Finale and Strongest Season Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 17.

[05/17/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 17
Updates include: "Alpha House," "Betas" to get series orders from Amazon; Mark Roberts exits CBS's "Mike & Molly"; and ABC, America Ferrera to import "Pedro & Maria."

[05/17/13 - 03:51 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: TNT, ESPN Top Charts with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Small Town Security," MTV's "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" and FX's "Anger Management."

[05/17/13 - 01:47 PM]
Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton Set to Return to "The Voice" in Fall
Plus: Shakira and Usher will pair with Levine and Shelton for the sixth cycle in midseason.

[05/17/13 - 12:16 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Trailer for Eighth and Final Season of "Dexter(R)"
The show's swan song begins Sunday, June 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[05/17/13 - 12:10 PM]
Lifetime to World Premiere "Deadly Spa," "The Good Mother," "Gone Missing" in June
The movies join the previously announced original "Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret" on Saturday, June 22.







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[11/25/14 - 09:03 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 08:37 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 08:25 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 08:14 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 07:25 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 05:19 AM]
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[11/25/14 - 05:06 AM]
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[11/24/14 - 06:14 PM]
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