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[04/09/14 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 9
Updates include: Twentieth Television extends "Divorce Court" through 2016-17; Christian Taylor to run MTV's "Eye Candy"; and Paramount Television eyes small screen takes on various features.

[04/09/14 - 08:00 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "Hercules"
Tomorrow night at 11:30/10:30c, MTV will exclusively debut a new clip from "Neighbors" following the 90-minute premiere of "The Challenge: Free Agents."

[04/09/14 - 03:09 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Demo Crown Goes to "The Voice"
Plus: numbers for FX's "Justified," Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer" and USA's "Chrisley Knows Best."

[04/09/14 - 01:23 PM]
2014 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
On tap are the Jacksonville Jaguars at Chicago Bears on Thursday, August 14 and the Cleveland Browns at Washington Redskins on Monday, August 18.

[04/09/14 - 01:22 PM]
TV Land's "The Soul Man" Partners with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) for Awareness PSA
The PSA reminds the public that because of you, there is a St. Jude and no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.

[04/09/14 - 01:22 PM]
There's Still Time to Nominate a Favorite Teacher for the Fifth Annual "Top Teacher Week" on "Live with Kelly and Michael" May 12-16, 2014
The deadline for submission is April 21, and the top five outstanding nominees will be showcased the week of May 12-16.

[04/09/14 - 01:21 PM]
Robin Leach, Eric Roberts, Larry Birkhead, Helio Castroneves, Angie Everhart and Pat & Gina Neely Are Among the Couples Featured on ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap"
Daniel Baldwin and Jermaine Jackson kick things off when the series returns this Tuesday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/09/14 - 01:04 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "Return to Zero", "Relative Insanity", "Preachers' Daughters" Season 2 Finale, "Bring It!" Special, "Dance Moms" Reunion Special
"Relative Insanity" challenges real families to work beyond their issues by locking them in a room together while competing for a cash prize of $25,000.

[04/09/14 - 12:47 PM]
The NFL on FOX Is Back - Smith, Newton, Rivers & Kaepernick Star In Two Preseason Games Featuring Four Playoff Teams Coming in August
Kansas City Chiefs at Carolina Panthers is set for Sunday, August 17 followed by San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, August 24.

[04/09/14 - 12:42 PM]
CBS Sports Announces 2014 NFL Preseason Games
Look for the Green Bay Packers/Oakland Raiders on Friday, August 22 and New Orleans Saints/Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, August 23.

[04/09/14 - 12:35 PM]
Samuel Goldwyn Films Takes U.S. Rights to Lifetime Films' "The Last of Robin Hood" Starring Academy Award(R) Winner Kevin Kline as the Infamous Errol Flynn, Academy Award(R) Winner Susan Sarandon and Dakota Fanning
The film also features Bryan Batt, Max Casella, Jason Davis, Matt Kane, Patrick St. Esprit, Ric Reitz, and Justina Machado.

[04/09/14 - 11:55 AM]
TNT's "Falling Skies," "Legends" and "The Last Ship" Coming to WonderCon
Look for a presence from all three series on Saturday, April 19.

[04/09/14 - 11:55 AM]
IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach Highlights More Than 15 Hours of Motorsports Coverage on NBCSN This Week
NBCSN's presentation of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series from Long Beach begins Saturday at 6 p.m. ET with qualifying.

[04/09/14 - 11:41 AM]
Reelz, One of America's Leading Independent Cable and Satellite Networks, Unveils Three New Original Series at Its Inaugural Upfront Event in New York City
Newcomer include reality series "Mansion Matchmakers" and "Branson Cab" plus the mini-series "The Disciples."

[04/09/14 - 11:30 AM]
E! Counts Down the Most Shocking Celebrity Fashion Faux Pas in New Special "Worst Thing I Ever Wore" Premiering Wednesday, April 16th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The special features some outrageous fashion blunders, from gossip maven Perez Hilton rocking a unitard with a cape to Anne Hathaway passion for oversized trousers and Madonna showing off some skin in a Boy Scout themed outfit.

[04/09/14 - 10:48 AM]
Drake Announced as Host of "The 2014 ESPYS"
Said event is slated for Wednesday, July 16 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

[04/09/14 - 10:31 AM]
BBC America Reveals "Orphan Black" Character Posters
The character posters are extensions to the Iconic Cast Photo revealed in March, and offer further insight into the highly-anticipated new season.

[04/09/14 - 10:30 AM]
E! Presents "Best Moments: On Air with Ryan Seacrest," A Look Back from a Decade Behind the Mic at KIIS-FM
The special, produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions, airs Wednesday, April 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/09/14 - 10:15 AM]
ICC World Twenty20 Championship Cricket Final Scores on ESPN Platforms
ESPN spins the numbers for March 16 through April 6.

[04/09/14 - 09:42 AM]
TV Land to Launch New Version of the Iconic Hit Series "Candid Camera" This Summer
The new show will be executive produced and co-hosted by former "Candid Camera" host Peter Funt, son of the show's original creator and host, Allen Funt.

[04/09/14 - 09:25 AM]
"NCIS" Tops Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and Posts Week-to-Week Growth in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 09:22 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Releases the Hounds; Greenlights Second Season of Cesar Millan Series, "Cesar 911"
The first season was a ratings success, becoming the second-highest-rated series in WILD history.

[04/09/14 - 09:15 AM]
"Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends," A 30-Minute Special, Airs on Thursday, April 24th at Midnight ET/PT
Dinner guests include Dale Dickey, Gilbert Gottfried, Fred Melamed, Alison Pill, Lance Reddick, Anthony Atamanuik and Alex Karpovsky.

[04/09/14 - 09:04 AM]
The Hub Network Launches a New App with Exclusive Games, Video and an Interactive Photo Booth Feature Designed for Kids and Their Parents
Additionally, the network has an enhanced website with a new name: HubNetwork.com.

[04/09/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Wins the 10 p.m. Hour, Equaling Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since January 7
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 08:35 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat With Fans Tonight
"Melissa & Joey" guest stars Elisa Donovan and David Lascher and "Baby Daddy" star Derek Theler are among the participants.

[04/09/14 - 08:33 AM]
Highest Overnight Rating for Women's College Basketball Game Since 2004
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls Back in Front Among Demos
The return of "Chicago Fire" originals helps the Peacock reclaim the adults 18-49 crown.

[04/09/14 - 08:22 AM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Wins with Men 18-34 - The #1 Scripted Show in Its Slot for Its 17th Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 8.

[04/09/14 - 08:09 AM]
85th Annual Notre Dame Blue-Gold Game Airs Saturday, April 12 at 12:30 P.M. ET on NBCSN
Plus: NBC's 24th season of broadcasting Notre Dame Football home games begins on Saturday, August 30 at 3:30 p.m. ET when the Fighting Irish host the Rice Owls in their season opener.

[04/09/14 - 07:44 AM]
Boo! Destination America Scares Up Viewers with Monster Record Ratings - Best Week Ever in Network History
Destination America spins the numbers for the week of March 31-April 6.

[04/09/14 - 07:01 AM]
Ellen Page to Unveil Exclusive Clip from "X-Men: Days of Future Past" at the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" Live Sunday, April 13 at 9:00PM ET/PT
MTV is also expanding its robust roster of mega stars to hand out golden popcorn to include Lupita Nyong'o, Adam Levine, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pratt and Miles Teller.

[04/09/14 - 06:37 AM]
Comedy Goes Global on May 14 with the Worldwide Premiere of "Stand Up Planet," An Original Documentary Presented Jointly by KCETLink and Participant Media's Pivot
The film is equal parts reality TV, documentary journey and travelogue that brings viewers on a quest to find some of the best humor coming from far corners of the developing world.

[04/09/14 - 06:30 AM]
Finalists Announced for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards
This year's event will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18 on ABC, with performances from music's biggest stars.

[04/09/14 - 06:21 AM]
Amazon Greenlights New Pilots "The Cosmopolitans" and "Hand of God"
Adam Brody, Chloƫ Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore and Dree Hemingway star in the former while Ron Perlman, Dana Delany, Garret Dillahunt and Alona Tal topline the latter.

[04/08/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 8
Updates include: Ernie Hudson, Mario Van Peebles board CBS pilots; MacKenzie Porter joins AMC's "Hell on Wheels"; and Shirley MacLaine to recur on FOX's "Glee."

[04/08/14 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "22 Jump Street"
Tomorrow night at 11:00/10:00c, MTV will exclusively debut a new clip from "Hercules."

[04/08/14 - 05:37 PM]
Michael Gross Tapped as a Recurring Guest Star on USA's "Suits"
Gross will play Walter Gillis, the down-to-earth founder of a groundbreaking DVD distribution company.

[04/08/14 - 04:14 PM]
Syfy's Original Drama "Being Human" Concludes with Ratings Spikes and Social Media Highs
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, April 7.

[04/08/14 - 04:02 PM]
NBC Creates Groundbreaking Comedy Initiative, "NBC Comedy Playground," and Offers On-Air Commitment in National Grassroots Comedy Campaign
The groundbreaking national campaign offers aspiring comedy writers from across the country the opportunity to take their concepts from pitch to broadcast.

[04/08/14 - 03:08 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Being Human," Food Network's "Kitchen Casino" and Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods America."

[04/08/14 - 01:21 PM]
NBC News to Mark Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary with Special Cross-Platform Coverage
Highlights include the new special "108 Hours: Inside the Hunt for the Boston Marathon Bombers" on Friday, April 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/08/14 - 01:17 PM]
Starz to Premiere New Original Series "Power" on Saturday, June 7
Plus: Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's new single "Big Rich Town" will serve as the main title theme.

[04/08/14 - 12:46 PM]
Summer's No. 1 Reality Series "America's Got Talent" Returns to Radio City Music Hall for Live Shows Beginning July 29
The show will air live from Radio City Music Hall twice a week when live episodes begin this summer on July 29.

[04/08/14 - 12:21 PM]
TBS Extends Its Success Into the New Quarter, Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network for the Week in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of March 31-April 6.

[04/08/14 - 12:21 PM]
BBC America's Zombie Mini-Series Returns When "In the Flesh" Season 2 Begins Saturday, May 10
Reprising their roles are Stephen Thompson, Kenneth Cranham, Kevin Sutton, Steve Cooper and Marie Critchley.

[04/08/14 - 11:53 AM]
Nickelodeon and California State University, Fullerton, Present an Exhibition Inspired by Hit Series "Sanjay and Craig," April 14 - June 20
The collection is punctuated by original character sketches, layouts, backgrounds, title cards, storyboards and animatic video.

[04/08/14 - 11:43 AM]
CW Seed's "Backpackers" Becomes the Network's First Digital Series to Make Leap from Online to On-Air, With Brand New Episodes Set to Debut on The CW Television Network
The series will premiere with ten original half-hour episodes on The CW Network later this summer, with a date and time to be announced at a later date.

[04/08/14 - 11:38 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Returns to Take Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Turn," HBO's "Veep" and Animal Planet's "River Monsters."

[04/08/14 - 11:33 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: TBS Dominates with Final Four Coverage
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Lucky in Love," Lifetime's "The Trials of Cate McCall" and OWN's "Deion's Family Playbook."







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[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/23/14 - 06:20 PM]
ABC Gives Additional Episodes to Eight Series
Among the pickups: Wednesday comedies "The Middle," "The Goldbergs," "Modern Family" and "Black-ish," all of which will now produce 24 episodes this season.

[10/23/14 - 02:43 PM]
Video: "The Americans" - Flying Colors
FX releases its first tease of the new season, premiering in January.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:53 PM]
CBS News Announces 2014 Election Coverage
Look for a special one-hour broadcast at 10:00 PM, ET/PT on Tuesday, November 4.

[10/23/14 - 12:33 PM]
A New Cast of Characters Is Ready to Join the Party When "Party Down South 2" Premieres Thursday, November 20 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
Marking the beginning of a franchise for the hit series, the one-hour, 12-episode season follows this rowdy group of eight as they arrive in Biloxi, Miss. ready to shotgun the summer.

[10/23/14 - 12:20 PM]
Discovery Channel Serves Up Global Multiplatform Experience & Content as Fans Count Down to "Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda"
Discovery has launched SkyscraperLive.com, a global digital destination available in 60 countries and 14 languages, taking viewers to the edge of all of the heart-pounding excitement.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Additional Talent Confirmed for "The Concert for Valor," To Be Presented Live on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 11
New additions to the live music lineup include The Black Keys and Jessie J.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Courtney Love Joins "Empire" on FOX - Singer-Songwriter/Musician/Actress to Appear as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play a hard rock powerhouse, who is part of Empire Entertainment's stable of artists.

[10/23/14 - 10:42 AM]
WE tv's Scripted Supernatural Thriller, "South of Hell," Begins Production in Charleston, SC - Mena Suvari Cast in Lead Role
Zachary Booth, Bill Irwin, Drew Moerlein, Lamman Rucker and Paulina Singer will also star in the eight-episode series, which will premiere in 2015.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 10:24 AM]
LMN Presents New Original Documentary "Footsteps in the Snow" Premiering Wednesday, November 12 at 8PM ET
Weaving together the gripping tale dating back to 1957, the two-hour special recounts the chilling story of the coldest case in American history ever to be solved - the murder of Maria Ridulph.

[10/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
Get Real Stories About Life Beyond the Spotlight from Former Reality Show Phenoms When "True Hollywood Story: Life After Reality" Premieres This Thursday, October 23rd @ 8:00PM ET/PT on E!
Tila Tequila, Jay McCarroll, Megan Hauserman, Terry Fator and Tracy DiMarco Epstein are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[10/23/14 - 10:17 AM]
"House of Lies" Welcomes Mary McCormack and Alicia Witt
McCormack will play Denna Altshuler, a tough, highly successful white knight investor who Marty (Don Cheadle) recruits to help save Kaan & Associates.