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[04/30/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 30
Updates include: Michael McKean joins AMC's "Better Call Saul"; Terry Crews tapped as new host of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"; and Zoe Jarman to depart FOX's "The Mindy Project."

[04/30/14 - 03:58 PM]
Nation's Top Firehouse Dog to Appear on NBC's "Chicago Fire" May 6
In October 2013, Smokey was named the winner of the "Chicago Fire" Top Dog Competition on NBC's "Today," following a nationwide vote on Today.com.

[04/30/14 - 02:44 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demo Race, "NCIS" Leads Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for USA's "Playing House," Lifetime's "True Tori" and MTV's "Faking It."

[04/30/14 - 01:32 PM]
Florida Georgia Line to Perform at 2014 Billboard Music Awards
Florida Georgia Line is a finalist in four categories, including Top Country Artist, Top Country Album and Top Country Song.

[04/30/14 - 01:04 PM]
History Greenlights 10 Episodes of "Pawnography"
The half-hour game show will be taped in front of a live studio audience and production on the series is slated to begin this May in Las Vegas.

[04/30/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Baseball Tonight" Hits the Green Carpet for Hollywood Premiere of Disney's "Million Dollar Arm"
Karl Ravech will serve as host alongside ESPN analyst and Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin and ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian.

[04/30/14 - 01:02 PM]
Jerrod Carmichael to Headline His First Stand-Up Comedy Special for HBO, To Be Taped Next Month, With Spike Lee Directing, Produced by Funny or Die
Scheduled to debut later this year, the special will be taped at The Comedy Store in Hollywood on May 7.

[04/30/14 - 12:40 PM]
The Players Championship - A Special Week on Golf Channel and NBC
The Players Championship will offer marquee viewing on Golf Channel and NBC with nearly 100 hours of combined live coverage during tournament week, May 5-11.

[04/30/14 - 12:39 PM]
Syfy Digital Announces New Transmedia Storytelling Initiatives Across Social, Second Screen and Digital Experiences
Syfy also announced its first original digital comedy series "Underlings," a workplace comedy that brings viewers inside a criminal organization.

[04/30/14 - 12:31 PM]
Syfy Announces Diverse New Unscripted Reality Slate - Docuseries About Billionaires, Horror Houses, Pyrotechnics and Confronting the Apocalypse
The seven projects include docuseries about family run horror houses and a special effects pyrotechnics company.

[04/30/14 - 12:27 PM]
Syfy to Develop Frank Miller's Comic Book Series "Ronin" and Jonathan Hickman's Graphic Novel "Pax Romana" as Miniseries
Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaia are penning the latter project, with Hickman himself serving as a co-executive producer.

[04/30/14 - 12:27 PM]
"Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed" Is Comedy Central's Most-Watched Stand-Up Special Since April 2013
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Sunday, April 27.

[04/30/14 - 12:23 PM]
Syfy Announces New Scripted Development Slate Featuring Adaptations of Graphic Novels "Clone" and "Letter 44," And Book Series "The Magicians"
Robert Kirkman, David Alpert and Jonathan Mostow are among the featured auspices.

[04/30/14 - 12:18 PM]
Syfy Announces New Comedic Docuseries "Town of the Living Dead" - Premieres Tuesday, October 7 at 10PM
The project follows a small Alabama town trying to complete their own independent zombie movie - which has been six years in the making.

[04/30/14 - 12:12 PM]
Syfy Continues Expansion of Original Drama Programming with New Space Adventure Drama Series "Killjoys"
The project comes from producers of "Orphan Black" (Temple Street Productions) and the creator of "Lost Girl" (Michelle Lovretta).

[04/30/14 - 12:05 PM]
Another City Will Face Total Destruction When "Sharknado 3" Premieres on Syfy in Summer 2015
This latest installment in the global pop culture sensation will once again be produced by The Asylum.

[04/30/14 - 11:16 AM]
Tricia Helfer ("Battlestar Galactica") Will Star in New Syfy Original Event Series "Ascension"
Helfer will play the beautiful, manipulative and dangerous "Viondra Denniger."

[04/30/14 - 11:06 AM]
Competitive Cake Makers Chase Their Dreams with Jaw-Dropping, One-of-a-Kind Masterpieces in Season Four of TLC's "Next Great Baker"
Season four of the series rolls out Tuesday, June 24 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/30/14 - 11:04 AM]
ESPN's Coverage of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana
The fight between Mayweather and Maidana will be held on Saturday, May 3, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[04/30/14 - 10:55 AM]
Season to Date - ABC Scores Best Friday in 8 Years among Viewers and 7 Years among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for its Friday lineup for the season to date.

[04/30/14 - 10:31 AM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin Comes to Primetime in a One-Hour Special, "Judge Judy Primetime," to Be Broadcast Tuesday, May 20
The special includes new cases and takes a look at how Judge Judith Sheindlin transitioned from New York Family Court Judge to "Judge Judy."

[04/30/14 - 10:15 AM]
Crackle Unveils New Original Programming and Renews Three Hit Series at 2014 Digital Content NewFronts
Returning scripted series include dramas "Chosen" and "Cleaners."

[04/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Bill Hader, Johnny Knoxville, Leslie Mann, Chris Rock, Patrick Stewart and More to Present at the "American Comedy Awards" on Thursday, May 8 on NBC
Plus: Craig Robinson and The Nasty Delicious will serve as house band for the "American Comedy Awards."

[04/30/14 - 09:57 AM]
VH1 Save the Music Foundation Brings the "fun." to New Haven Connecticut
Multi-instrumentalist and member of the Grammy Award-Winning band fun., Andrew Dost, will speak on the impact of music in his life and the importance of music education in schools.

[04/30/14 - 09:32 AM]
Catch Up on Season Two of Starz' Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons" with Memorial Day Weekend Marathon Starting Friday, May 23th at 8PM ET/PT
Viewers can also watch the entire second season (episodes 201 through 209) airing back-to-back on Saturday, May 31st beginning at 12pm ET/PT.

[04/30/14 - 09:32 AM]
"NCIS" and "Person of Interest" Post Growth in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 29.

[04/30/14 - 09:30 AM]
"Project Greenlight" Returns to HBO for a New Season with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Executive Producing
Adaptive Studios' Marc Joubert, TJ Barrack, Perrin Chiles and Marshall Lewy, and Miramax's Zanne Devine will also serve as executive producers.

[04/30/14 - 09:24 AM]
Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" Greenlights for Third Season on Heels of Highly Viewed Sophomore Campaign Following Frozen Treasure Hunting in Greenland
The new and third season returns in Winter 2015 with a slew of new episodes that explore the most remote, untouched pockets of Greenland for gold and precious gems.

[04/30/14 - 09:17 AM]
The Next Edition of E!'s Popular Series Goes Inside Scandalous Behavior in Tinseltown in "Secret Societies of Hollywood: Lies and Scandals"
Said installment premieres Thursday, May 15 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[04/30/14 - 09:08 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Series "Midnight Feast"
The network has also ordered two hour-long pilots, "Say It To My Face" and "Reverse Course."

[04/30/14 - 08:42 AM]
TLC Orders Eight More Episodes of "My Five Wives"
Plus: look for two special upcoming episodes, an "FAQ" and "Tell All," set to air in back-to-back weeks, Sunday, May 4 and May 11.

[04/30/14 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
Plus: "The Originals" and "Supernatural" post big week-to-week and year-to-year gains for The CW.

[04/30/14 - 08:34 AM]
Who's House? Rev Run Comes to Cooking Channel for Sunday Dinner in "Rev Run's Sunday Suppers"
The six-episode series launches Sunday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[04/30/14 - 08:32 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Builds to a 6-Week High and Beats "New Girl" by a Best-Ever 60% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 29.

[04/30/14 - 08:21 AM]
NBCSN Posts Record April Viewership Bolstered by NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, Premier League, Formula One & IndyCar
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/30/14 - 08:16 AM]
"The Voice" Is the No. 1 Show of the Night in the 18-49 Demo, Women 18-49 and Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 29.

[04/30/14 - 08:08 AM]
Bravo Media's "The People's Couch" Premieres One Hour Special Tuesday, May 6 at 10PM ET/PT
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" "24: Live Another Day" and "Sex Sent Me to the ER" are among the featured series.

[04/30/14 - 07:14 AM]
2014 Franklin Templeton Shootout to Be First Professional Golf Event Broadcast on FOX
The multi-year, multi-platform rights agreement brings the Franklin Templeton Shootout to FOX and FOX Sports 1 exclusively beginning this December 11-13.

[04/30/14 - 07:08 AM]
MTV Launches Multi-Year Campaign to Help Youth Accelerate Fight Against Racial, Gender & LGBT Inequality
The campaign reflects Millennials' deep commitment to the principles of equality and fairness, while inviting them to look differently at subjects like privilege, prejudice and "colorblindness."

[04/30/14 - 06:36 AM]
TravelChannel.Com Greenlights Production for Nine New Web Series, Four Popular Web Series Return
The returning class includes "A Day in the Life," "Gear Guide," "Ghost Fit" and "Host's Hometown."

[04/30/14 - 06:36 AM]
Video: "I Wanna Marry 'Harry'" - Watch a First Look at the Royally Wicked New Series!
FOX's latest reality entry premieres Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/30/14 - 06:06 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Original Daytime Emmy(R)-Nominated Lifestyle Show, "Home & Family," Will Invite Viewers in for a Third Season
The fun and informative two-hour lifestyle program, currently in its second season on the network, is co-hosted by Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare.

[04/30/14 - 05:35 AM]
Acura Drives Four More Seasons with Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
This new deal is for seasons six, seven, eight and nine of the series and will begin following the previously announced fourth and fifth seasons of the show, which are set to launch early this summer and fall respectively.

[04/30/14 - 05:33 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched April Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/30/14 - 05:31 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Packs Its Knives and Heads to Boston for Season 12
Chef'testants will battle it out knife-to-knife in the "Birthplace of the American Revolution" to see if they have what it takes to earn the title and culinary bragging rights.

[04/29/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 29
Updates include: Kenneth Mitchell joins "Astronauts Wives Club" at ABC; John Singleton brings "Snowfall" to Showtime; and Naya Rivera to be written out of "Glee's" season finale.

[04/29/14 - 07:14 PM]
FOX Cancels Freshman Drama "Almost Human"
The news comes despite the newcomer being the network's number two drama this season in adults 18-49.

[04/29/14 - 04:50 PM]
Grammy Award Winner Gwen Stefani Named Coach on Season Seven of NBC's "The Voice"
She'll join fellow newcomer Pharrell Williams as well as returning judges Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.

[04/29/14 - 03:20 PM]
TLC Delivers Again with Best April Prime Performance in a Decade Among W25-54, P2+, and HH
TLC spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/29/14 - 02:58 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Continues Its Demo Win Streak
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Black Ink Crew," Discovery's "Rebel Road" and TBS's "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show."







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[08/27/14 - 04:20 PM]
Video: Jim Jefferies - Official Trailer - Only on Netflix
Filmed during the Boston run of his recent stand up tour, Netflix and Jim Jefferies go "Bare" on August 29.

[08/27/14 - 02:34 PM]
Finale of "Pretty Little Liars" Is the Summer's #2 Most-Tweeted Drama/Comedy Telecast, Behind Only Its Summer Premiere
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 02:00 PM]
FX Isn't Clowning Around: Network Orders Zach Galifianakis Comedy Series "Baskets"
The network has ordered 10 episodes of Baskets and production will begin next year with the series scheduled to launch in 2016.

[08/27/14 - 01:39 PM]
John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Come Together for an All-New Episode of "CMT Crossroads"
Said special will air Friday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/27/14 - 01:00 PM]
"I (Heart) Nick Carter" Premieres Wednesday, September 10 at 10PM
The series will follow the most popular member of the Backstreet Boys and his bride-to-be Lauren as they chart the sometimes rocky path to "I Do."

[08/27/14 - 12:22 PM]
Iconic Houdini Posters Recreated with Adrien Brody Released
Said stunt is timed with the premiere of the mini-series on Monday, September 1 and 2 at 9:00/8:00c on History.

[08/27/14 - 12:02 PM]
Animal Planet Catches Celebrities When "Tanked" Returns with New Episodes on Friday, September 19
Shaquille O'Neal, Pete Rose, Mario Lopez, Wilmer Valderrama and Theresa Caputo are among those featured in the new season.

[08/27/14 - 11:46 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Scandalous New Series "Young, Hot & Crooked" Exposes Good Teens Gone Bad
The newcomer will launch with back-to-back episodes on Friday, September 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/27/14 - 11:01 AM]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to Make Her First Visit to CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, Sept. 3
Also featured that night is an interview with actress Kristen Wiig, star of the upcoming film "The Skeleton Twins," and a performance by musical guests The New Pornographers.

[08/27/14 - 10:13 AM]
TLC's "Breaking Amish" Is Brooklyn-Bound
Look for the new season on a new night beginning Thursday, September 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/27/14 - 09:53 AM]
Central Perk Opens in New York City to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Premiere of "Friends"
The fully functioning pop-up Central Perk coffee bar will be located at 199 Lafayette Street (at the corner of Broome Street) in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood.

[08/27/14 - 09:13 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" and "Squidbillies" Dominate With an Animation Doubleheader!
Look for both series on Sunday nights beginning September 21 at 11:30/10:30c.

[08/27/14 - 09:04 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on Monday, October 6 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Adding to the drama this season is a twist that will make finding the perfect match more challenging, as an eleventh girl will join the house as a double match for one of the guys.

[08/27/14 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on "Survivor"
The Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 29th season with a special 90-minute premiere, Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.