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[04/28/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 28
Updates include: David Costabile bound for USA's "Dig"; HBO's "The Comeback" revival eyes production start; and Jake Weber joins the cast of AMC's "Hell on Wheels."

[04/28/14 - 05:10 PM]
Craig Ferguson Announces Plans to Step Down as Host of "The Late Late Show"
Said Ferguson, "CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are 'consciously uncoupling,' but we will still spend holidays together and share custody of the fake horse and robot skeleton, both of whom we love very much."

[04/28/14 - 03:21 PM]
Yahoo Gives First Look at its New Video and Digital Content Programming
Yahoo today announced the first two original comedies in its new lineup of long-form shows.

[04/28/14 - 02:44 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Blue Bloods," "Shark Tank" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Relative Insanity," TLC's "I Found the Gown" and Discovery's "Boss Hog."

[04/28/14 - 01:54 PM]
ION Television Strengthens Its Roster with New Programming Amid Steady Ratings Growth
ION Television spins the numbers for the year to date.

[04/28/14 - 01:49 PM]
SundanceTV Greenlights Original Scripted Drama "The Red Road" For A Second Season
The tense drama about two clashing communities will return for another six episodes in 2015.

[04/28/14 - 12:53 PM]
Discovery's New Series Follows a Remarkable Family Off the Beaten Path and Into the Wild Alaskan Wilderness
"Alaskan Bush People," previously set up at Animal Planet, will premiere Tuesday, May 6 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery.

[04/28/14 - 12:44 PM]
Pro Wrestling Champion "Showtime" Eric Young Tests the Limits of Outdoor Adventure in the New Animal Planet Series "No Limits"
The new 10-part series premieres Friday, May 30 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[04/28/14 - 12:10 PM]
Emmy(R) Winner Sarah Silverman Joins Season Two of the Acclaimed Showtime(R) Drama Series "Masters of Sex"
Silverman will recur in the guest starring role of Helen.

[04/28/14 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Enrolls at Rydell High with Paramount Television's "Grease Live," The First-Ever Live Broadcast Production of Iconic Musical "Grease"
Scheduled to air live during 2015 and featuring a young ensemble cast, said event will reintroduce the great music and timeless story to an entirely new generation.

[04/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
The Hub Network Acquires "Teenage Fairytale Dropouts" - Premiering for the First Time in the U.S., May 31
The 13-episode series follows three best friends living in Fairy Tale Estates, a fantastical world where people live in shoes and gingerbread houses.

[04/28/14 - 10:32 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims the Most Top 10 Playback Gainers for the 2nd Straight Week, More than CBS, NBC and Fox Combined
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/28/14 - 10:20 AM]
E! Gets an Inside Look at Four Luxe Estates When "A-List Listings" Returns with an All-New Special Airing Thursday, May 8th at 8:00PM ET/PT
In this new installment of "A-List Listings," E! News co-host Catt Sadler lifts the veil on some of the most exclusive and extravagant homes on the market today.

[04/28/14 - 10:07 AM]
"Life with La Toya" Premieres June 7 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
As the most lovable and unpredictable member of the famous Jackson dynasty, La Toya has big changes in store.

[04/28/14 - 10:02 AM]
CBS Announces 2013-2014 Season Finale Storylines Featuring Exciting Cliffhangers, Big Reveals and Dramatic Conclusions
The Eye details its various season swan songs in the coming weeks (SPOILERS!).

[04/28/14 - 09:52 AM]
Powered by Breakthrough Original Programming Bravo Media Unveils Five New Unscripted Projects in Development
"Bravo is constantly developing projects to find the next big hit that resonates with our pop culture enthusiasts," said Lara Spotts.

[04/28/14 - 09:37 AM]
History Goes to Washington - Network Partners with White House Correspondents' Association to Produce Video Celebrating Its 100th Anniversary
A screening of the video will be among the highlights of the evening during the WHCA's annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, to be held on Saturday, May 3.

[04/28/14 - 09:32 AM]
IDW Entertainment and Xbox Entertainment Studios Developing "Winterworld" as a Limited Event Series
"Winterworld" takes place in an apocalyptic future where our world has been encased in ice from pole-to-pole.

[04/28/14 - 09:15 AM]
EPIX Presents the Life and Art of One of Cinema's Most Influential Filmmakers, Robert Altman
Featuring rare interviews and clips from his groundbreaking films, "Altman" offers a unique portrait of the maverick filmmaker often called the father of independent cinema.

[04/28/14 - 09:13 AM]
Michael Che to Join "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" as Newest Correspondent
Currently a writer on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Michael Che (@CheThinks) has enjoyed a meteoric rise as a stand-up comedian.

[04/28/14 - 09:06 AM]
CBS Sweeps Every Hour on Sunday in Viewers - "60 Minutes" Is the Night's Most-Watched Program, Up in Key Demos from Last Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 27.

[04/28/14 - 09:05 AM]
Showtime(R) Samples the Premiere of Its Highly-Anticipated Series "Penny Dreadful" on Multiple Platforms Now
The series premiere can be accessed now across multiple platforms including YouTube, on the Showtime website and more!

[04/28/14 - 09:02 AM]
The ACM and CBS Announce the Names of U.S. Armed Forces Servicemen and Women, Performing with Country Superstars on "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops" Concert Special, To Be Broadcast Tuesday, May 20 on CBS
Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Merle Haggard, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler and Blake Shelton are among those slated to appear.

[04/28/14 - 09:00 AM]
Spend Mother's Day with E! as Giuliana Rancic Sits Down with Vanderpump for "Beyond Candid with Giuliana" Premiering Sunday, May 11th at 10:00PM ET/PT
In the interview, Lisa talks to Giuliana about her early days in London as an actress where she once co-starred with a future supermodel, the decision to adopt her son Max and how she tried not to raise her children in a traditional British upbringing.

[04/28/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Believe" Is Currently at a Five-Week High in 18-49 - Its Best Rating Since March 23
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 27.

[04/28/14 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for First Time in Six Weeks
Meanwhile, CBS is the most-watched network for the eighth consecutive Sunday.

[04/28/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC Wins First Sunday of the May Sweep and Is the Only Net Up Year to Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 27.

[04/28/14 - 08:16 AM]
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" - First Edition Now Available in Its Entirety on YouTube
Taped in New York a few hours before it debuts on HBO, each edition of the show features a mix of Oliver's topical commentary on the previous week's events, pre-taped pieces and an interview.

[04/28/14 - 08:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces the Title and Time Change for the Network's Following Original Movie, "Mom's Day Away"
The film, formerly known as "Mother's Day Off," will now premiere Saturday, May 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/28/14 - 07:15 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates Mother's Day with a Special Episode of "Instant Mom" Featuring Iconic TV Moms Marion Ross, Florence Henderson, Meredith Baxter and Jackee, Thursday, May 8 at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
In the episode, Stephanie (Tia Mowry-Hardrict) is excited for her first Mother's Day, but is disappointed when she learns the family intends to celebrate her on Stepmother's Day instead.

[04/28/14 - 06:57 AM]
Season Five of "MasterChef" Fires Up Monday, May 26, on FOX
This season will feature 30 contestants representing 14 states from all walks of life - including an advertising executive, a petroleum landman, a stay-at-home-dad, an admissions counselor, a high school student and a church music director.

[04/28/14 - 06:00 AM]
Xbox Originals: Coming Soon to a Screen Near You
Xbox Entertainment Studios has attracted a slew of top Hollywood talent to develop its original programming slate, with names like Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott attached to two separate scripted projects based on the "Halo" franchise.

[04/28/14 - 06:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel Opens Up the Heart of TV to Smartphones and Tablets with Launch of New App, "Hallmark Channel Everywhere"
Content available on the app will include full-length episodes of Hallmark Channel's primetime scripted series.

[04/27/14 - 09:32 AM]
Disney Channel to Begin Production on "Teen Beach Movie 2," the Sequel to the Hit Disney Channel Original Movie
Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Grace Phipps, Garrett Clayton and John DeLuca will all reprise their roles from the original film.

[04/27/14 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Shifts FOX Into the Top Spot
Coverage of Sprint Cup Racing from Richmond leads the night in adults 18-49.

[04/27/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Matches NBC's Highest Adult 18-49 Rating in the Slot, Excluding Sports in 19 Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 26.

[04/26/14 - 06:17 PM]
"Disney Channel Presents The Radio Disney Music Awards" Winners Announced
A television special originating from the event will air tomorrow, Sunday, April 27 at 8:00/7:00c on Disney Channel.

[04/26/14 - 10:03 AM]
Disney Channel Renews "Austin & Ally" for a Fourth Season
"Austin & Ally" ranked as 2013's #1 series on TV among Tweens and the #2 series among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.

[04/26/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Hannibal" Delivers a Four-Week High in Adults 18-49 - Best Since March 28
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 25.

[04/26/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the First Friday of May Sweep - "Last Man Standing" Finale Is Up and Tops Its Slot for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 25.

[04/26/14 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Shark Tank" Lead Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
Plus: the network's "Last Man Standing" season finale posts double-digit gains from last week.

[04/25/14 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 25
Updates include: Joel Johnstone latest to join ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club"; David Franzoni brings "Nazareth" to FOX; and Mimi Kennedy upped to regular on CBS's "Mom."

[04/25/14 - 06:07 PM]
ABC on Track to Renew "The Goldbergs" for a Second Season
The Alphabet will showcase repeats of the series this summer on Wednesday nights.

[04/25/14 - 02:42 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Comedies Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight," TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" and USA's "Sirens."

[04/25/14 - 12:48 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Posts Most-Watched UEFA Champions League Matches Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 23.

[04/25/14 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Life After the Golden Globes - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Watch a behind-the-scenes look at "true life" in the 99th precinct.

[04/25/14 - 11:32 AM]
Debut Date for "The Leftovers" Has Changed - Series Begins Its Ten-Episode Season Sunday, June 29 on HBO
The series, from Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, was previously slated to launch on June 15.

[04/25/14 - 10:01 AM]
Jay Leno and Whoopi Goldberg Join the Voice Cast of Disney's "The 7D," a Contemporary and Comedic Take on the Seven Dwarfs, Premiering Monday, July 7 on Disney XD
Joining the voice cast are Jay Leno and Whoopi Goldberg in the recurring roles of Crystal Ball and Magic Mirror, respectively.

[04/25/14 - 10:00 AM]
Sprint and the Chrysler Brand Power Hotly Anticipated Return of "24" Franchise as Official Sponsors of "24: Live Another Day"
The iconic pulse-pounding clock resets when "24: Live Another Day" premieres with a special two-hour television event Monday, May 5.

[04/25/14 - 09:41 AM]
"Bad Teacher," Good Ratings; Solid Premiere for New Comedy
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 24.







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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]
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[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
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[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
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[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.