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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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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.