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[04/11/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 11
Updates include: Shaun Evans departs Amazon's "The Cosmopolitans"; Leonard Roberts to return for VH1's "Drumline: A New Beat"; and Emily Bergl to guest on CBS's "Elementary."

[04/11/14 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "Blended"
Hosted by comedian and late night host Conan O'Brien, the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" will air live on Sunday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/11/14 - 04:07 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," "Scandal" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for USA's "Suits," Investigation Discovery's "Evil Twins" and MTV's "The Challenge: Free Agents."

[04/11/14 - 03:56 PM]
Syfy Dives Into "The Expanse" with Straight-to-Series Greenlight for Epic Space Opera Produced by Alcon Television Group
The 10-episode series is based on the popular New York Times bestselling book series written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.

[04/11/14 - 02:05 PM]
Performers Announced for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards Including Luke Bryan, Imagine Dragons, John Legend and OneRepublic
They will all join the previously announced Jason Derulo on the live awards show, airing May 18 on ABC.

[04/11/14 - 02:00 PM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," Featuring a Backdoor Pilot for the FBI's Cyber Crime Division, Airs Wednesday, April 30 on CBS
Patricia Arquette guest stars as Special Agent Avery Ryan from the Cyber Crime Division.

[04/11/14 - 01:12 PM]
Discovery Channel Announces "Everest: Live from Base Camp" with Five Nights of Live Programs from Everest Base Camp
The event will air live on the Discovery Channel in 224 countries and territories and simulcast on Science Channel and Discovery en Espanol in May.

[04/11/14 - 01:06 PM]
Fuse Presents "Global Invasion: Top 50 International Stars" Hosted by Rock Royalty Jack Osbourne Friday, April 18 at 8PM ET
The intercontinental roster features videos from artists who have dominated music charts worldwide including Drake, Rihanna, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, and Justin Bieber.

[04/11/14 - 11:57 AM]
Kids Try to Stay in the Game on Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Sidelined: How Safe Are Kids' Sports?" Premiering Tuesday, April 15, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
In the half-hour special, kids from around the country share stories of the injuries they have endured playing the sport they love.

[04/11/14 - 11:52 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra" Airs Thursday, April 17 on ABC
The episode will also feature a never-before-seen "Scandal" blooper reel and the full anthology of Kimmel's Spanish-language spinoff of the hit show, "Escandalo."

[04/11/14 - 11:09 AM]
ESPN's Thursday Masters Telecast Attracts 2 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 10:38 AM]
First-Ever Crocheted Bus Invades New York City to Promote FX's New Series, "Fargo"
The double-decker bus features a crochet wrap that reflects the unique key art creative developed by renowned street artist, Olek.

[04/11/14 - 09:48 AM]
Spike TV Orders 20 Episodes of "Auction Hunters," The Network's Longest Running Original Non-Scripted Series
The fifth season of "Auction Hunters" will go into production this summer and debut this fall.

[04/11/14 - 09:46 AM]
USA Network Taps Melanie Papalia in Multi-Episode Arc on Fourth Season of Acclaimed Drama "Suits"
Papalia will play Amy, Mike Ross's (Patrick J. Adams) new executive secretary.

[04/11/14 - 09:36 AM]
"Elementary" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Set Your Clocks and Let the Countdown Begin with This All-New Extended "24: Live Another Day" Trailer
Jack Bauer is back in the 12-episode event series, premiering Monday, May 5.

[04/11/14 - 08:50 AM]
Increasing TV Playback Boosts "Resurrection" 6% Week to Week with Adults 18-49 in Live + 3 Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 6.

[04/11/14 - 08:39 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "Elementary" is just one of three series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[04/11/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Thursday in Adults 18-49 - "Shark Tank" Boosts the 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 08:28 AM]
"Parenthood" Ranks #2 in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34 in Its Time Period
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10.

[04/11/14 - 08:11 AM]
Primetime 2014 WNBA Draft Presented by State Farm Live on ESPN2 April 14
Airing in primetime for the second-straight year, coverage and analysis of the first round will begin at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2, followed by the second and third rounds on ESPNU from 9-10:30 p.m.

[04/11/14 - 07:32 AM]
National Geographic Channel Unleashes "Southern Justice" with Special Preview Episode
The new weekly series will premiere on National Geographic Channel this fall, but viewers can catch a special preview episode on Tuesday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/14 - 06:30 AM]
FOX and Eventful Challenge Fans to Demand it! with Free Screenings of "Gang Related!"
In the five cities that receive the highest online vote tally by Monday, April 21 at 5:00 PM PT, FOX will host a free advance screening.

[04/10/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 10
Updates include: Parker Young joins Geoff Stults in CBS's "Cuz-Bros"; Conrad Green, Jon Kroll board FOX's "Utopia"; and Steven Cree joins the cast of Starz's "Outlander."

[04/10/14 - 10:01 PM]
Lifetime Names First Ever Winner of "Project Runway: Under the Gunn"
Said finale featured guest judges Heidi Klum and Neil Patrick Harris.

[04/10/14 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 10
Next week, for the first time in the series' history, each finalist will select a song for their fellow finalists to perform.

[04/10/14 - 08:44 PM]
Video: "MTV Movie Awards Takeover" Exclusively Debuts a Clip from "Neighbors"
Tomorrow night at 11:00/10:00c, MTV will exclusively debut a new clip from "Blended."

[04/10/14 - 04:46 PM]
Miniseries "Rosemary's Baby" to Air May 11 and May 15 on NBC
The project, from Lionsgate Television, stars Zoe Saldana, Patrick J. Adams, Jason Isaacs and Carole Bouquet.

[04/10/14 - 03:22 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Criminal Minds," "Survivor"
Plus: numbers for OWN's "For Better or Worse," Comedy Central's "TripTank" and Food Network's "Save My Bakery."

[04/10/14 - 02:36 PM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Showcase the Hottest Wheels in Town When "Auto Show Week" Returns to "Live with Kelly And Michael," April 14-18, 2014
This year's line-up again will feature the latest and greatest from the automotive industry, with a different genre of vehicle spotlighted each day.

[04/10/14 - 02:25 PM]
"UFC Fight Night(R)" Features Exciting Middleweight Bout and "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Premiere on FOX Sports 1 April 16
Each episode's winner advances in the single-elimination tournament, which culminates in a three-hour finale, live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 6.

[04/10/14 - 02:11 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Soars to 7 Week Highs and Sweeps Cable TV at 8:30PM Across Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 9.

[04/10/14 - 12:58 PM]
Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Welcomes Lindsay Lohan to the Clubhouse on Thursday, April 17 at 11PM ET/PT
Other upcoming guests include NeNe Leakes, Vicki Gunvalson, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Thomson, Tabatha Coffey, Joan Rivers and Tracy Morgan.

[04/10/14 - 12:51 PM]
"Nightline" Is #1 Show in Time Period - Wins Week in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 31-April 4.

[04/10/14 - 12:39 PM]
Linda Hamilton to Guest Star on Season Two of Syfy's Groundbreaking Drama Series "Defiance"
Hamilton will play the key recurring role of Pilar McCawley, the wife of Rafe McCawley (Graham Greene) and mother to their three children.

[04/10/14 - 11:05 AM]
Popular OWN Series "Iyanla: Fix My Life" Returns May 10 with All-New Episodes
Tensions are high from the start in the season premiere as Iyanla travels to New York to work with rapper/actor and reality TV star Saigon and his on-again-off-again lover and mother to his son, Erica.

[04/10/14 - 10:38 AM]
Nickelodeon Encourages Kids to Clean Up the Planet with Its Brand-New "Get Dirty!" Earth Day Initiative
Additionally, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. will be celebrating Earth Day with an eco-friendly slate of programming.

[04/10/14 - 10:38 AM]
G. Garvin Returns to Cooking Channel to Tour the Country for Best Southern-Inspired Dishes in New Season of "Road Trip with G. Garvin"
The show's third season of 13 episodes rolls out on Wednesday, May 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/10/14 - 10:17 AM]
"Survivor" Tops Wednesday in Adults 18-49; "Criminal Minds" Tops in Viewers; CBS Sweeps Night
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 9.

[04/10/14 - 10:15 AM]
Disney Junior Now Available to DISH Network Customers
Disney Junior is available in DISH programming packages, including America's Top 200, America's Top 250 and America's Everything Pak.

[04/10/14 - 10:01 AM]
Donal Logue Lands Recurring Role in "Law & Order: SVU" as Acting Commander of the Special Victims Unit
Logue guest starred as Murphy earlier this season when he crossed paths with Detective Amanda Rollins (Kelli Giddish) while working undercover.

[04/10/14 - 09:42 AM]
New A&E Special "Brandi & Jarrod: Married to the Job" Airs Tuesday, April 22 at 10:30 PM Immediately Following New Episodes of "Storage Wars" and "Barry'd Treasure"
The special gives a behind-the-scenes look at their lives of Brandi Passante and Jarrod Schulz outside of the auctions.

[04/10/14 - 09:35 AM]
WE tv Announces Ambitious Slate of Unscripted Originals for 2014/15, Including a Pilot of "Charlie Sheen's Bad Influence" - A New Relationship-Based Competition Show - Alongside New and Returning Series
In addition to the network's growing unscripted efforts, WE tv will debut its first original scripted series, "The Divide," this July.

[04/10/14 - 09:33 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Earth Day with World Premiere Special "Africa's Wild Coast"
The special premieres on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/10/14 - 09:16 AM]
TNT Greenlights Action-Packed Drama Series "The Librarians," Starring Rebecca Romijn and Executive-Produced By Dean Devlin
Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim and John Larroquette will also star in the series with Noah Wyle, Matt Frewer, Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin to recur.

[04/10/14 - 09:09 AM]
Starz Teams Up with Emmy(R)-Nominated "Project Greenlight" Producer Chris Moore on Network's First Original Unscripted Series "The Chair"
The 10-part series just wrapped principal photography in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and will premiere in fall 2014 on the network.

[04/10/14 - 09:01 AM]
MTV Unveils the Contents of the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" Celebrity Gift Bags
This year, MTV is contributing a portion of proceeds from the Movie Awards gift bags to the Anti-Defamation League, a longtime partner and one of the nation's premier civil rights and human relations agencies.

[04/10/14 - 08:57 AM]
CBS Announces Stephen Colbert as the Next Host of "The Late Show"
"Simply being a guest on David Letterman's show has been a highlight of my career," said Colbert. "I never dreamed that I would follow in his footsteps, though everyone in late night follows Dave's lead."

[04/10/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Equals Its Highest-Rated Episode in Adults 18-49 Since January 8
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 9.

[04/10/14 - 08:33 AM]
CNN Announces New Primetime Schedule
Mike Rowe, Lisa Ling and John Walsh have all set up new projects at the cable channel.







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[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.