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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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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.