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[04/01/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 1
Updates include: Cory Michael Smith to play Edward Nygma in FOX's "Gotham"; Erin Cummings boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; and three syndicated series get the axe.

[04/01/14 - 03:44 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "How I Met Your Mother" Goes Out on Top in Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Bitten," FX's "Chozen" and VH1's "This Is Hot 97."

[04/01/14 - 02:12 PM]
Bravo Media Continues Record Ratings Earning Best Quarter in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
Lady Gaga to Perform on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, April 2
She first visited when she sat for an interview with Letterman on May 23, 2011.

[04/01/14 - 01:51 PM]
TLC Garners Best First Quarter in a Decade Among HH, P2+ and Key Women Demos
TLC spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 01:47 PM]
DIY Network Wraps Its Best Quarter Ever
DIY Network spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 01:06 PM]
Three FOX Networks Deliver 21 Hours of Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Coverage
The multi-platform, interactive broadcast begins Friday, April 11 at 12:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 2, continuing on FOX Sports 1 at 3:00 PM ET.

[04/01/14 - 12:31 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Delivers Most-Watched Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 12:25 PM]
"48 Hours: Last Chance" Is #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54, Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 29.

[04/01/14 - 12:20 PM]
Season Finale for Hallmark Channel's Second Original Scripted Series, "When Calls the Heart," Finishes on Top
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 29.

[04/01/14 - 12:05 PM]
TBS Sweeps the Demos by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 In Q1 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 12:01 PM]
Only on Netflix: Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar in "Narcos" Coming in 2015
The project marks an all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world's most ambitious and violent trafficking organization.

[04/01/14 - 11:52 AM]
DirecTV Greenlights "Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight" from Acclaimed Writer Peter Ackerman
Based on Ackerman's critically-acclaimed play of the same name, the series examines a variety of modern-day relationships through the conceit that nothing good happens after midnight.

[04/01/14 - 11:48 AM]
First Quarter Milestones for NBCSN: Most-Watched Quarter Ever + Largest Increase of Any Cable Net in Q1 with 231% Jump from '13
NBCSN spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 11:45 AM]
Nick Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers for First Quarter
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 11:45 AM]
ICC World Twenty20 Semifinals Exclusively on ESPN3, Final to be Telecast Live on ESPN2 in the U.S.
The ICC Women's World Twenty20 semifinals and final will also be delivered live on ESPN3.

[04/01/14 - 11:34 AM]
Disney Junior Lands 52-Consecutive Weeks as #1 Preschooler Channel Among Kids 2-5, As Successful Brand Extensions Grow
Disney Junior spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 11:28 AM]
"Shameless" and "House of Lies" Deliver Their Highest-Rated Nights of the Season
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[04/01/14 - 11:11 AM]
CBS First in Viewers and Key Demographics for the Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 12th-Consecutive Quarter in Kids 6-11 and for the 20th-Straight Quarter in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[04/01/14 - 10:52 AM]
Lifetime's "Flowers in the Attic" Franchise Continues Memorial Day with Sequel "Petals on the Wind"
The sequel - due Monday, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c - features Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn reprising their roles from the original.

[04/01/14 - 10:42 AM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Coverage Plans for 2014 NCAA Men's Final Four in North Texas
TBS will televise the National Semifinal games on Saturday, April 5 with coverage beginning at 6:00 PM, ET, marking the first time in the 76-year history of the event the games will air on a cable network.

[04/01/14 - 10:41 AM]
FOX Bumps "Rake" Once Again, This Time to Saturday Night
Look for back-to-back episodes this coming Saturday, April 5 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/01/14 - 10:35 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Closes Season on Top
Plus: numbers for HGTV's "Caribbean Life," E!'s "Eric & Jessie: Game On" and Discovery's "Naked & Afraid."

[04/01/14 - 10:35 AM]
The Cast of ABC Family's "Twisted" to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During the East Coast Feed of the Season Finale Tonight
To chat live with them, fans should tweet at their handles to ask their questions and include the hashtag #TwistedChat in their tweets.

[04/01/14 - 10:30 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: TBS Tops Charts with NCAA Regional Finals
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "The 2014 Kids' Choice Awards," OWN's "Deion's Family Playbook" and Lifetime's "Zoe Gone."

[04/01/14 - 10:17 AM]
"The Voice" Ranks #1 in 18-49 Among All Primetime Big 4 Programs for the Week of March 24-30
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 for the Week with 6 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 09:54 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Concludes Its Nine-Year Run with Series Highs in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, March 31.

[04/01/14 - 09:52 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air 10-Part Documentary Series "Operation Change" Premiering Monday, June 23
The series features former President Bill Clinton, Sir Richard Branson, Sir Elton John, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Donna Karan, and Harry Connick, Jr. among many others.

[04/01/14 - 09:19 AM]
ESPN and Disney/ABC Television Group Launch WATCH Authenticated Products to DISH Customers
Access to WATCH Disney Junior as well as authenticated services from SEC ESPN Network and Longhorn Network will launch later this year.

[04/01/14 - 09:11 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and No. 4 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[04/01/14 - 09:04 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Fish Tank Kings" Plunge Into Unchartered Waters for an All-New Season of Mind-Blowing Aquariums
The new season rolls out Monday, April 28 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/01/14 - 09:03 AM]
IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Television Strike First-Look Development and Production Agreement
eOne and IDW will fully fund development of each project with the intent of securing direct-to-series commitments for network and cable television.

[04/01/14 - 09:01 AM]
Trent Green Joins CBS Sports as NFL Game Analyst
Green's broadcast partner will be announced at a later date.

[04/01/14 - 08:59 AM]
The Forbidden Hollywood Known Only to the Rich and Famous Is Exposed When "Secret Societies of Hollywood" Returns to E!
In four, all-new specials, E!'s hit show, "Secret Societies of Hollywood" returns and goes behind-the-scenes of the Hollywood that the world only thinks it knows.

[04/01/14 - 08:54 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights New Docuseries "The Herbert Brothers" (Working Title)
Production begins immediately on eight half-hour episodes and the series is slated to premiere this summer.

[04/01/14 - 08:49 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Third Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 30.

[04/01/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The Blacklist" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since February 24
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, March 31.

[04/01/14 - 08:40 AM]
Celebrity Home Remodels Headline New Series on HGTV and DIY Network
The two networks will bring back more than 54 favorite series and debut 24 specials in 2014.

[04/01/14 - 08:35 AM]
Esquire Network Orders Second Season of "Friday Night Tykes"
The 10-part original docu-series provided an authentic and provocative look at how kids and adults handle the pressures of intensely competitive youth sports.

[04/01/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Tops CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" Finale as Monday's #1 TV Show for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 31.

[04/01/14 - 08:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Big Demo Finish from "How I Met Your Mother"
Overall for the night however NBC tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/01/14 - 08:15 AM]
Steve "USS" Cunningham vs. Amir "Hardcore" Mansour Live on NBCSN "Fight Night" Friday April 4 at 10 p.m. ET at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA
NBC Sports Group's "Fight Night" broadcast team of play-by-play announcer Kenny Rice, analyst B.J. Flores and reporter Chris Mannix call the action.

[04/01/14 - 08:08 AM]
HBO Gives You the Best Way to Catch Up on "Game Of Thrones" with 60-Hour Marathon on HBO(R)2 and New Expansive Viewer's Guide on HBO.com
Beginning on Friday, April 4, HBO2 will reign when all three previous seasons (10 episodes each) of the epic series are played back-to-back, twice, for 60 straight hours.

[04/01/14 - 08:06 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the No. 1 Syndie Talker in Homes and Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of March 17-21.

[04/01/14 - 08:03 AM]
VH1 to #GetCatty with Feline Fridays - New Programs Present New CATegory for the Music + Pop Culture Network
Greenlights for the new night include "Mob Cats," "Love & Hip Hop: Catlanta," "Love + Hip Hop: Meow York" and "Behind The Scratch Board: Kitty Purry."

[04/01/14 - 07:43 AM]
SundanceTV to Co-Produce New Scripted Original Mini-Series "One Child"
"One Child" crosses the world as a Chinese-born young woman adopted by British parents must struggle with who she really is in order to decide where her loyalty lies.

[04/01/14 - 07:42 AM]
Eckrich Goes Country with "Operation Inspiration" Campaign - Partnership with Operation Homefront to Be Featured Nationally on CMT
Entering its third year, the "Operation Inspiration" campaign honors a national nonprofit which provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

[04/01/14 - 07:33 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Special Guests for the 29th Annual Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center
On tap are Chris Martin, Glenn Frey, Michael Stipe, Questlove, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Asher, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou Harris, Tom Morello and Sheryl Crow.







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[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.