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[04/22/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 22
Updates include: Mitch Hurwitz inks overall deal with Netflix; Jeremy Davies, Robert Knepper board History's "Texas Rising"; and Noah Hawley, Josh Berman likewise land overall deals.

[04/22/14 - 03:05 PM]
ABC to Air a Primetime Encore of "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra" on Thursday, April 24 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Grey's Anatomy."

[04/22/14 - 02:48 PM]
Bravo Media's "Southern Charm" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Series with 1.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/22/14 - 02:45 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "DWTS" Lead Demos, Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Rewrapped," Adult Swim's "The Boondocks" and FX's "Archer."

[04/22/14 - 01:06 PM]
Baseball Honors Retiring Yankee Captain on FOX Sports 1
Joe Torre narrates "Derek Jeter: A Tribute," premiering Tuesday, April 29 at 8:30/7:30c.

[04/22/14 - 12:35 PM]
Two World Heavyweight Championship Fights in Two Weeks Live Exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Highlights include Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 52 KOs) vs. Alex Leapai (30-4-3, 24 KOs) on Saturday, April 26 from the K├Ânig-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.

[04/22/14 - 12:30 PM]
Season Premiere of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Series, Posts 1.6 Household Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, April 20.

[04/22/14 - 11:56 AM]
Across the Third Week of April, Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 in Prime Time Among Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 11:19 AM]
2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Up 63% on Cable Through First 5 Days
NBC spins the numbers for its coverage of the NHL playoffs to date this season.

[04/22/14 - 11:18 AM]
Disney XD Soars to Its #2 Week in the Network's History in Prime in Total Viewers and Near Year-and-a Half Year Highs in Kids 2-11 and Boys 2-11
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 11:10 AM]
ABC Wins the Week in Adults 18-49 and Is the Only Net Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 10:54 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 April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 10:53 AM]
CBS Continues Post-Olympic Winning Streak, Earning Its Seventh Straight Weekly Win
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 10:50 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 149th-Consecutive Week in Tweens and for the 148th Time in the Previous 149 Weeks in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 10:47 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Tops Easter Demos
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Devious Maids," WGN America's "Salem" and Comedy Central's "Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide."

[04/22/14 - 10:46 AM]
Lifetime's All-New Docu-Series "Little Women: LA" Premieres Monday, June 2
Each hour-long episode features longtime girlfriends Terra Jole, Tonya Banks, Elena Gant, Christy McGinity, Briana Manson and Traci Harrison.

[04/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: UFC, NBA Playoffs Top Demos
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "A Day Late and a Dollar Short," Hallmark's "A Lesson in Romance" and BBC America's "Orphan Black."

[04/22/14 - 10:24 AM]
"The Voice" Ties for #1 in 18-49 Among Big 4 Primetime Programs for the Week of April 14-20
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 09:27 AM]
Ellen DeGeneres Partners with HGTV on New Design Competition Series
"Ellen's Design Challenge" is scheduled to premiere in 2015 and will feature six competitors as they tackle ingenious challenges to sketch, design and build extraordinary furniture in just 24 hours.

[04/22/14 - 09:17 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 7-11.

[04/22/14 - 09:01 AM]
Disney XD Launches Popular "Gravity Falls" App on Android and Kindle Fire Devices
In the game, Li'l Gideon has called upon his minions from the great beyond to scare Dipper, Mabel and Grunkle Stan out of Gravity Falls.

[04/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Countdown to Championship Sunday: First-Place Liverpool Host Second-Place Chelsea Sunday on NBCSN at 9:05 AM ET
Lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White is joined by Lee Dixon for the call from Anfield.

[04/22/14 - 08:46 AM]
Travel Channel Announces New Development Slate - Network Greenlights Pilots for Eight New Series
The new shows in development augment the brand's dedication to inspiring viewers through cultural exploration, adrenaline-filled adventures and the unique lens of expert "in-the-know" guides.

[04/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
NBC Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Taking Six of Six Half-Hours with the #1 and #2 Shows of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/22/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net/"Dancing" Continues to Close Gap with the "Voice" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/22/14 - 08:29 AM]
"The (Dead Mothers) Club," The Moving Story of Daughters Coping with the Early Loss of a Parent, Debuts May 12, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells the story of three women whose paths never cross, yet are bound by the shared experience of losing their mothers during adolescence, exploring each one's sometimes-complex relationship with her mother.

[04/22/14 - 08:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "The Blacklist" Return Pave Way for NBC Victory
The Peacock once again wins the night in adults 18-49 while ABC tops the charts in total viewers.

[04/22/14 - 08:05 AM]
NBC Sports Adds NFL Divisional Playoff Game to Postseason Schedule
The game include Super Bowl XLIX from Arizona on Sunday, February 1, 2015, a Divisional Playoff game on the weekend of January 10-11, and a Wild Card Playoff game on the January 3-4 weekend.

[04/22/14 - 08:03 AM]
ESPN to Televise Its First NFL Playoff Game - NFL Wild Card Game to Air in January 2015
ESPN's "MNF" team of Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden and sideline reporter Lisa Salters will call the Wild Card game, as well as the 2015 NFL Pro Bowl.

[04/22/14 - 07:34 AM]
ION Television Licenses Off-Network Rights to ABC Police Drama "Rookie Blue"
The announcement comes on the heels of a number of key programming announcements, including the acquisition of "Blue Bloods" and the co-production deal for the original series "The Listener."

[04/22/14 - 07:22 AM]
Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski to Join NBC Sports Group's Coverage of the 2014 Kentucky Derby
Weir and Lipinski will work as fashion experts for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3 and the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 2.

[04/21/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 21
Updates include: John Turturro to succeed Robert De Niro in HBO's "Criminal Justice"; Jay Chandrasekhar lands "Really" at Amazon; and David Manson inks overall deal with FX Productions.

[04/21/14 - 02:30 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC Tops Demos with "20/20," "Shark Tank"
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Boss Hog," Syfy's "Continuum" and TLC's "Something Borrowed, Something New."

[04/21/14 - 02:29 PM]
Yahoo! "Mountain Monsters" Goes in Search of the Yahoo, Tracks Down Destination America's Best Telecast Ever
Destination America spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/21/14 - 01:54 PM]
"Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge" Shifts to 9PM ET/PT Tuesdays Beginning April 29
Said change takes effect after tomorrow night's episode.

[04/21/14 - 01:44 PM]
Lifetime to Premiere "A Daughter's Nightmare" on May 3 at 8PM ET/PT
Emily Osment, Paul Johansson and Gregg Sulkin star in the project.

[04/21/14 - 01:05 PM]
Video: Tony Goldwyn's "The Divide" Trailer - WE tv's First Original Scripted Drama
The eight-episode series stars Marin Ireland, Damon Gupton, Nia Long, Paul Schneider, Clark Peters and Joe Anderson.

[04/21/14 - 01:01 PM]
Bill Cosby to Receive Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the "American Comedy Awards" Airing May 8 on NBC
"This is where I started: NBC and Johnny Carson," said Bill Cosby.

[04/21/14 - 12:37 PM]
WGN America's First Original Series "Salem" Casts a Ratings Spell with 2.3 Million Total Viewers and 886,000 Adults 18-49 on the Night
WGN America spins the numbers for Sunday, April 20.

[04/21/14 - 12:36 PM]
El Rey Network Seduces Consumers with New "Slaves for Santanico" Party Line Promotion in Support of First Scripted Original, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
The innovative marketing program, rolling out April 21 through May 21, is timed to support the airing of the series' final four episodes.

[04/21/14 - 12:36 PM]
Debut of "One Love" Reaches Nearly 1.1 Million Viewers, Becomes Bounce TV's Most-Watched Original Series Ever
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/21/14 - 12:32 PM]
BBC America's "Orphan Black" Season Two Premiere Doubles A18-49 Ratings Season One Average
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, April 19.

[04/21/14 - 12:27 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Scandal" Goes Out on Top for ABC
Plus: numbers for National Geographic Channel's "Life Below Zero," Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay" and FX's "Saint George."

[04/21/14 - 12:20 PM]
Get Jack'd This May on FOX
The network details its programming highlights for the May sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/21/14 - 12:06 PM]
"Fargo" Series Premiere Delivers the Highest Live+Same Day to Live+3 Percentage Lift of Any Drama/Miniseries Premiere in FX History
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/21/14 - 11:30 AM]
HBO Renews "Veep" for a Fourth Season and "Silicon Valley" for a Second Season
The renewals follow the recent two-season renewal of "Game of Thrones."

[04/21/14 - 10:22 AM]
Spike TV Sets New Premiere Date for "Hungry Investors" - Series Debuts Sunday, May 4 at 10 PM ET/PT
The newcomer was previously slated to roll out the following week.

[04/21/14 - 10:15 AM]
Chevrolet and Billboard Announce Carrie Underwood, Ellie Goulding and OneRepublic as Top Three Finalists for Second Annual Milestone Award as Voted On by Fans
Fan voting for the three finalists will continue online with the winner being announced during this year's broadcast.

[04/21/14 - 10:13 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: With Its Largest-Ever Playback Increase, "Resurrection" Finishes Up Week to Week in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 31-April 6.

[04/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
BET Networks and Telepictures Team Up for New Daily Talk Show "The Keke Palmer Project" [Working Title]
The series is scheduled to begin production in Los Angeles this summer and will air Mondays-Fridays during its initial four-week run.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.