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[05/28/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 28
Updates include: Melissa Leo cast in FOX's "Wayward Pines"; Mariska Hargitay back for season 15 of "Law & Order: SVU"; and Warren Kole to recur on USA's "White Collar."

[05/28/13 - 04:52 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TNT Wins Big with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," E!'s "A-List Listings" and Animal Planet's "Invasion of the Mutant Pigs."

[05/28/13 - 02:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Sons Of Guns" Dominates As the #1 Friday Prime Time Program in Cable for Both Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, May 24.

[05/28/13 - 02:40 PM]
CBS Announces New Air Date for the Season Finale of "Mike & Molly"
Originally slated to Monday, May 20, said finale will now air this Thursday, May 30 at 8:30/7:30c.

[05/28/13 - 02:25 PM]
A&E's Hit Drama Series "Longmire" and "The Glades" Kick Off New Seasons with Season-Over-Season Growth
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, May 27.

[05/28/13 - 01:11 PM]
Chris Linn Named President, Head of Programming, truTV
Linn comes to Turner from MTV, where he served as executive vice president of programming and head of production.

[05/28/13 - 01:02 PM]
Animal Planet's "Mermaids: The New Evidence" Catches 3.6 Million Viewers and Ranks #1 in All of Television in Timeslot
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, May 26.

[05/28/13 - 12:33 PM]
Spike TV Named the Official and Exclusive Broadcast Partner of E3 2013
Considered to be the ultimate event in the video game industry, the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo runs June 11-13, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

[05/28/13 - 12:19 PM]
"CSI" Creator Anthony E. Zuiker, ABC and Hyperion Books to Launch Integrated Storytelling Experience for New "Whodunnit?" TV Series
"Whodunnit?: Murder in Mystery Manor" provides delicious details on the back story to the widely-anticipated reality series.

[05/28/13 - 12:01 PM]
Cassadee Pope to Return to "The Voice" with Live Performance on June 4
"Wasting All These Tears," which will be available on iTunes on the same day, has already received airplay on country radio.

[05/28/13 - 11:35 AM]
New Cartoon Network Series "Grojband" Premieres Monday, June 10 at 5 p.m. (ET, PT)
The series produced by Fresh TV, creators of the hit animated reality franchise "Total Drama."

[05/28/13 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Adds More Laughs with More "Melissa & Joey"
The network has expanded its third season as well as ordered a fourth, making this its first comedy to reach 100 episodes.

[05/28/13 - 11:00 AM]
Musical Superstars Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw to Perform at NBC's Annual "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular" Thursday, July 4th (8-10 p.m. ET)
Nick Cannon hosts the event, the second hour of which will rebroadcast at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/28/13 - 10:49 AM]
Hit HBO Series "True Blood" Kicks Off Sixth Season June 16
New cast members for season six include Arliss Howard, Rob Kazinsky, Rutger Hauer, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amelia Rose-Blaire.

[05/28/13 - 10:44 AM]
"Being Mary Jane" Starring Award-Winning Actress Gabrielle Union Premieres Tuesday, July 2nd at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on BET Networks
Said premiere follows the return of "The Game" at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/28/13 - 10:17 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Stands as the Week's #1 Drama in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/28/13 - 10:09 AM]
W. Kamau Bell Welcomes Comedian Jim Norton and Jezebel's Lindy West to Debate Censorship vs. Artistic Freedom on "Totally Biased" May 30
Will Bell, both comedian and feminist, be able to bridge the ideological divide? Let the games begin!

[05/28/13 - 09:26 AM]
Rob Lowe Set to Star As President John F. Kennedy in National Geographic Channel's Upcoming Television Event "Killing Kennedy"
Plus: Ginnifer Goodwin and Michelle Trachtenberg to play Jacqueline Kennedy and Marina Oswald, respectively.

[05/28/13 - 09:12 AM]
E! Presents Joan Rivers with the Ultimate Birthday Gift: A Network Takeover
Look for a brand-new half-hour episode of "Fashion Police" every night Monday, June 10 through Thursday, June 13, culminating with a special full hour on Friday, June 14.

[05/28/13 - 09:04 AM]
AMC Announces Agencies and Brands Featured in Season Two of "The Pitch"
As previously announced, the series returns with the first of eight new episodes on Thursday, August 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/28/13 - 08:47 AM]
"The Bachelorette" Opens with ABC's Best Summer Time Slot Numbers Since July
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 27.

[05/28/13 - 08:33 AM]
ESPN Radio Enters NFL Sunday Afternoon National Syndication Business
ESPN has signed individual multi-year agreements with the Giants, Jets, Patriots, Steelers and Dolphins for out-of-market Sunday afternoon syndication rights beginning with the 2013 season.

[05/28/13 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Top Holiday Race
The Peacock's juggernaut easily holds off the return of ABC's "The Bachelorette."

[05/28/13 - 08:15 AM]
Aliens Invade Earth in Syfy Original Movie "Independence Day-Saster" Premiering Thursday, June 27 at 9PM
The film - starring Ryan Merriman, Tom Everett Scott, Emily Holmes and Andrea Brooks - was previously slated to premiere on the holiday itself.

[05/28/13 - 08:09 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Inside Amy Schumer"
The second season of "Inside Amy Schumer" will consist of 10 episodes and is scheduled to premiere in 2014.

[05/28/13 - 07:54 AM]
Discovery Bares All with New Series "Naked & Afraid"
Each week, a new pair of complete and total will find themselves stranded in and, quite literally, exposed to one of the world's most extreme weather environments.

[05/28/13 - 07:01 AM]
Second Series of TLC International Fan Favorite "Ultimate Shopper" Announces Judging Panel
The 10-episode series pits four shopaholics head-to-head in a series of style-based challenges to find the Ultimate Shopper.

[05/27/13 - 05:46 PM]
Usher, Darius Rucker Latest Additions to "Heartland" Concert Lineup
Others set to perform include Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts and Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, as well as Grammy Award-winning artists Miranda Lambert, Reba and Vince Gill.

[05/27/13 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Tops Viewers, Demos for FOX
The network's coverage of Sprint Cup Racing from Charlotte is the night's most-watched program.

[05/26/13 - 08:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL Playoffs Hand NBC Demo Victory
The Detroit/Chicago showdown tops the adults 18-49 race last night.

[05/25/13 - 06:28 PM]
Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts and Ryan Tedder of One Republic Added to "Heartland" Concert Lineup
Tickets for the concert went on sale Saturday morning and sold out in under five minutes.

[05/25/13 - 08:18 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Tops Night of Repeats
Back-to-back rebroadcasts are the number one and two shows of the night among adults 18-49.

[05/24/13 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 24
Updates include: Ian Anthony Dale joins TNT's "Murder in the First"; Rachel Miskowiec bound for "Katie"; and Aaron Hill to recur on ABC Family's "Twisted."

[05/24/13 - 02:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Tops Demos, Viewers for History
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Showville," Showtime's "Last Days Here" and GSN's "Minute to Win It."

[05/24/13 - 01:35 PM]
Mike Darnell Votes Himself Out... of Fox Broadcasting Company
The longtime President of Alternative Entertainment has announced that he will be departing the network at the end of June.

[05/24/13 - 12:11 PM]
Blake Shelton Organizes "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on May 29
The concert will be televised live at 9:00/8:00c on NBC as well as on cable networks Style, G4, Bravo, E! and CMT.

[05/24/13 - 11:36 AM]
Syfy's "Paranormal Witness" Returns for Its Third Season on June 5 at 10 PM ET/PT
The new season begins with "The Long Island Terror," featuring intense demonic activity at a house in Long Island, NY.

[05/24/13 - 11:35 AM]
Chris and Heidi Powell and Twin Participants David and Rebecca Live Tweet During "Extreme Weight Loss" Season Premiere, May 28
They'll all be up on @realchrispowell, @realheidipowell, @DavidEWL3 and @BeccaEWL3, respectively.

[05/24/13 - 11:20 AM]
GSN Announces the Season Two Champions of "The American Bible Challenge"
The cable channel details the winners of the show's sophomore run.

[05/24/13 - 08:46 AM]
"Rookie Blue" Opens at #1 at 10pm with Its 2nd Biggest Audience Since 2010
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 23.

[05/24/13 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Opens Summer on Top in Demos
"Hell's Kitchen" and "Does Someone Have to Go?" hand the network victory in adults 18-49.

[05/23/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 23
Updates include: Clive Owen, Steven Soderbergh to bring "The Knick" to Cinemax; Neil LaBute's "Full Circle" sets cast; and Stephanie Sengupta departs The CW's "Reign."

[05/23/13 - 06:23 PM]
The CW Books "Cult" Revival for June 28; "The Hunt" Renamed "Capture"
They'll join previously announced summer originals "Breaking Pointe," "Perfect Score" and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"

[05/23/13 - 04:27 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Pacers/Heat Opener Dominates for TNT
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Off Pitch," Oxygen's "Best Ink" and TLC's "The Town That Caught Tourettes?"

[05/23/13 - 03:01 PM]
NBC Completes Best May Sweep in Nine Years As Network Finishes 0.1 of Rating Point Out of First
NBC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/23/13 - 03:00 PM]
Syfy's "Killer Contact" (Formerly "Notorious Hauntings") to Premiere July 16 at 10 PM ET/PT
Viewers will follow a team of paranormal investigators as they research the otherworldly activity at historical sites.

[05/23/13 - 02:34 PM]
Kelly Osbourne Hosts Fan-Generated Special "Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown," Premiering Friday, June 28 on Disney Channel
Leading up to the special, fans can get in on the action by voting for their favorite "Phineas and Ferb" music videos on DisneyChannel.com.

[05/23/13 - 02:15 PM]
A Can't-Miss "Katie" First: An Exclusive Hour with Howard Stern, Tuesday, May 28
Katie goes one on one with Stern in a no-holds-barred conversation about everything from his childhood, family and therapy sessions to his on-air persona and personal obsessions.

[05/23/13 - 02:14 PM]
Little Big Town to Host "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Monday, August 12 on ABC
"It's an incredible honor to be hosting this year's CMA Fest," said Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town.

[05/23/13 - 02:02 PM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the May Sweep for the First Time in 13 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.







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