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[05/13/14 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 13
Updates include: CBS's "The Odd Couple" to recast two roles; AMC selects quintet for annual series "bake-off"; and Ilene Chaiken tapped as showrunner of FOX's "Empire."

[05/13/14 - 02:41 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "Dancing" Continue Their Reign
Plus: numbers for FX's "Louie," Bravo's "Ladies of London Preview Special" and Discovery's "#BikerLive."

[05/13/14 - 02:37 PM]
More Than 31 Million Tune In to NBC Sports Group's Coverage of 2013-14 Premier League Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 11.

[05/13/14 - 01:51 PM]
Morgan Freeman Is Back and Ready to Open Your Mind with an All New Season of "Through the Wormhole"
The new season makes its world premiere on Wednesday, June 4 at 10:00/9:00c on Science Channel.

[05/13/14 - 01:39 PM]
ABC Launches Programmatic Digital Video Test - Will Offer Limited Number of Upfront Advertisers Access to Summer Trial
Geri Wang, President of ABC Sales, described the first-of-its-kind initiative during remarks at ABC's annual upfront presentation.

[05/13/14 - 01:04 PM]
Video: Trailers for ABC's New 2014-15 Primetime Series
Get your first look at "American Crime," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Galavant," "Secrets & Lies," "The Whispers" and more!

[05/13/14 - 12:37 PM]
Investigation Discovery Takes an Active Role in the Search for Recently Missing Persons with All-New Series "Last Seen Alive"
The six-episode series launches Sunday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/14 - 11:51 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 5 First Look
The award-winning series, whose season four finale in March delivered 15.7 million viewers and 10.2 million Adults 18-49, is currently in production in Atlanta, GA and returns this October on AMC.

[05/13/14 - 11:38 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Good Wife," "Game of Thrones" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Penny Dreadful," Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" and TLC's "My Five Wives: Tell All."

[05/13/14 - 11:38 AM]
TNT Once Again Swept the Competition Last Week, Rating as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers, Adult 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 11:33 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NASCAR, NBA Playoffs Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Mom's Day Away," Lifetime's "The Good Sister" and OWN's "Iyanla: Fix My Life."

[05/13/14 - 10:21 AM]
VH1 Kicks the Fireworks Into High Gear This Memorial Day with the Season Two Return of Hit Scripted Series "Hit the Floor"
Season two welcomes Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Adam Senn and Brent Antonello.

[05/13/14 - 10:15 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Claim Three of the Week's Top Seven Primetime Ratings on the Big 4 Nets for May 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 10:12 AM]
ABC to Stick with Split Seasons for Most of Its Dramas
Filling said voids will be "Marvel's Agent Carter," "Galavant" and "American Crime."

[05/13/14 - 09:58 AM]
CBS Wins 10th Straight Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 09:53 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 4th Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Delivering the Network's Longest Winning Streak in 7-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 09:25 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Original Series "Big Smo" Wednesday, June 11 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The series follows larger-than-life country rapper, Big Smo, as he takes his unique style of music to new heights with the support of lifelong friends, loyal fans and most importantly, his beloved family.

[05/13/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Is Up 5% in Households to Equal an 8-Week High
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 2.

[05/13/14 - 08:57 AM]
ESPNU, ESPN2 to Televise 10 Hours of Live 2014 NBA Draft Combine Coverage
ESPNU and ESPN2 will televise 10 hours of live 2014 NBA Draft Combine coverage from Quest Multi-Sport Complex in Chicago, Ill. on Thursday, May 15, and Friday, May 16.

[05/13/14 - 08:46 AM]
Video: Clips of ABC's New Fall Series
Get your first look at "Black-ish," "Cristela," "Forever," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Manhattan Love Story" and "Selfie."

[05/13/14 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule
Among the changes: "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" slide back an hour to make room for "How to Get Away with Murder."

[05/13/14 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Wins Monday Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 12.

[05/13/14 - 08:43 AM]
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon Sign New Multi-Year Extensions with ESPN
The popular duo will continue to host "PTI" together and contribute to other ESPN platforms.

[05/13/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" and "Castle" Jump by Double Digits Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 12.

[05/13/14 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "The Blacklist" Help NBC Top Demos
ABC, powered by "Dancing with the Stars," however is the most-watched network last night.

[05/13/14 - 08:07 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-34 and Teens and No. 3 Among Adults 18-49 For the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 08:02 AM]
CMT Turns Up the Heat This Summer with the Return of Its Highest-Rated Series Ever "Party Down South" Premiering Thursday, June 5 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Fans can get an advance look at season two when an exclusive first look airs immediately following the 2014 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 4.

[05/13/14 - 06:39 AM]
Veteran NFL Reporter Jim Trotter Joins ESPN
He will make his television debut Monday, May 19, on "NFL Insiders" (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN).

[05/13/14 - 06:29 AM]
TV One Celebrates Black Music Month with Network Premieres of "Aretha: Frankly Speaking" and "HelloBeautiful Interludes Live"
John Legend, Toni Braxton and Babyface are among those featured on the latter.

[05/13/14 - 06:23 AM]
Discovery Channel Braves Cold War Tensions and Sub-Zero Logging on "Siberian Cut" Premiering Tuesday, June 3 at 10PM ET/PT
With a recession, soaring fuel prices and strict government restrictions in the American logging industry, Russia is a promised land of bountiful timber.

[05/12/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 12
Updates include: Jane Krakowski joins NBC's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"; "The Music Man" set at the Peacock's latest live production; and FOX's "Gotham" gives trio series regular status.

[05/12/14 - 02:45 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN, NBA Playoffs Top Demos
Plus: numbers for WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best" and ESPN2 and NFL Network's NFL Draft coverage.

[05/12/14 - 02:34 PM]
Video: FOX 2014 Programming Presentation - Official Trailers
Get your first look at "Backstrom," "Empire," "Gracepoint," "Mulaney," "Utopia," "Wayward Pines" and more!

[05/12/14 - 02:21 PM]
Andi Begins Her Search for That One Special Man When "The Bachelorette" Premieres Monday, May 19 on ABC
As previously announced, this season will be dedicated to the late Eric Hill, 32, who died tragically after concluding his filming of the show.

[05/12/14 - 01:58 PM]
"Penny Dreadful" Sampled by Over 2.3 Million Showtime Subscribers
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, May 11.

[05/12/14 - 01:12 PM]
WBC World Heavyweight Championship is ESPN's Highest-Rated Boxing Telecast Since 2003
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 10.

[05/12/14 - 01:07 PM]
CBS Sports and NFL Network Team Up for Extensive On-Site Coverage of "Thursday Night Football"
The networks team up for over two hours of coverage, originating from the site of each game for all 15 weeks, beginning at 6:00 PM, ET on NFL Network and continuing through kick-off at 8:25 PM, ET.

[05/12/14 - 12:35 PM]
"Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" Tackles Peer Pressure in New Special Airing Tuesday, May 13, 8PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special explores the power of peer pressure and its negative and positive effects.

[05/12/14 - 12:18 PM]
Sundance TV's Highly Anticipated Miniseries "The Honorable Woman," Starring Academy Award(R) Nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal, Set To Premiere July 31, 2014 At 10pm ET/PT
The eight-part mini-series is a fast paced, labyrinthine thriller set against an international political backdrop of paranoia and espionage.

[05/12/14 - 12:16 PM]
BBC America's First Original Comedy Series "Almost Royal" Premieres June 21
The series follows the two young British aristocrats as they venture outside the palace and across the pond on their first trip to the U.S., where they interact with real-life, unsuspecting everyday Americans.

[05/12/14 - 12:05 PM]
Artists Share Music City's Rich History in the Cable Premiere of "For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville" Wednesday, May 21 on CMT
The one-hour documentary tells the tale of Music City through the eyes of musicians, songwriters, producers and artists who live and breathe Nashville.

[05/12/14 - 12:02 PM]
The Fight for Survival Faces Its Most Difficult Challenge Yet on History(R)'s "Mountain Men"
The wild is calling but only a few have the courage to answer in season three premiering Sunday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/12/14 - 11:32 AM]
National Geographic Channel Returns to the Front Lines of Afghanistan in Two-Hour Special "Inside Combat Rescue: The Last Stand"
This dramatic two-hour special offers a unique, firsthand perspective of the final stages of Operation Enduring Freedom through the eyes of the men and women on the ground and in the air, fighting to protect us.

[05/12/14 - 11:25 AM]
Carlos Santana and Santana to Appear for First Time on "Live with Kelly and Michael"
Santana and the band will perform the new single "Saideira," with Brazilian singer Samuel Rosa.

[05/12/14 - 11:05 AM]
Memorial Day Comes Early to CMT with Five Days of Special Programming Beginning Thursday, May 22
A "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" all day marathon on Thursday, May 22 beginning at 11 a.m. ET/PT kicks off the weekend, featuring the best episodes from the first season, and special fan edition episodes.

[05/12/14 - 11:00 AM]
MTV to Air New Singing Competition Series "Copycat" Premiering on Monday, June 2 at 6:30 P.M. ET/PT
In each episode, six contestants pay tribute to their celebrity icons in a "cat fight battle," where two fans who idolize the same artist are pitted against one another in a sing off in front of a live studio audience.

[05/12/14 - 10:51 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 10 Playback Gainers, Tying CBS, NBC and Fox Combined
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 21-27.

[05/12/14 - 10:30 AM]
Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea to Perform on 2014 Billboard Music Awards
They join 5 Seconds of Summer, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Lorde, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, OneRepublic, Pitbull and Ricky Martin.

[05/12/14 - 10:12 AM]
Major League Soccer Returns to FOX Sports
MLS returns to FOX Sports after having previously televised the League's games from 2003 to 2011.

[05/12/14 - 10:02 AM]
Amy Duggar Pursues Her Passion for Country Music in TLC Special "A Duggar Leaves Home"
Said installment premieres Tuesday, June 10 at 9:00/8:00c.







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[11/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Constantine" Jumps 38% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 to Hit Its Highest Rating Since Its Series Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
The network's "Shark Tank" posts a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49.

[11/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday for November Sweep in Adults 18-49 - Hits Season Highs Across the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/21/14 - 03:07 PM]
Netflix to Premiere Globally in March 2015 the New Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Comedy Series Starring Ellie Kemper
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" was originally slated to premiere on NBC and instead will now launch exclusively across all Netflix territories.

[11/21/14 - 01:30 PM]
Disney XD to Sneak Preview New Original Series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero" on Friday, December 5
Emmy Award-winner Henry Winkler guest stars as The Snowman.

[11/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
Feast with the Titans in a Special Thanksgiving Episode of "Teen Titans Go!" Airing Wednesday, November 26, at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT
In addition, the Titans have a lot to be thankful for as the action-comedy series continues to be a strong performer on Cartoon Network.

[11/21/14 - 01:08 PM]
Emmy(R) and Tony Award(R) Winner Ellen Barkin to Guest Star on "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
She's set as Dani Kirschenbloom, a headhunter who works closely with Thom Payne (Steve Coogan).

[11/21/14 - 12:52 PM]
CBS Celebrates the Holidays with Very Merry Episodes
These original episodes join the previously announced holiday music specials as well as perennial holiday favorites.

[11/21/14 - 12:02 PM]
VH1 to Air Special Encore Presentation of "Behind the Music: Aaliyah" on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6PM and 10PM
Aaliyah's family members participated in the original production in 2001 and her brother approved the additions made in the updated 2012 version, which will be seen on Sunday.

[11/21/14 - 11:00 AM]
Season Three Premiere of Bounce TV's "Off The Chain" Series Reaches Over 1.7 Million Viewers
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19.

[11/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces 2015 Premiere Dates for Returning Favorite Series and an All-New Network Special
"The Haves and the Have Nots," "Love Thy Neighbor" and "Raising Whitley" are among the returning class.

[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Spike TV to Premiere "Lip Sync Battle" from Jimmy Fallon's Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant
The announcement was made by Jimmy Fallon last night on "The Tonight Show" during his interview with Stephen Merchant.

[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
"Home & Family" Primetime Holiday Special Premieres on Hallmark Channel November 24th
Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Genie Francis and Marilu Henner are among the scheduled guests.

[11/21/14 - 09:46 AM]
First Look Photo from the New Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Drama Series "Penny Dreadful"
The new season is currently in production in Dublin, Ireland for a 2015 debut on the network.

[11/21/14 - 09:17 AM]
William Shatner Joins "Haven" Cast As Recurring Guest Star
Shatner will play a pivotal character that has the potential to forever impact the fate of the town of Haven and its troubled residents.