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[05/21/14 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 21
Updates include: Bill Hader inks development deal with HBO; Zeljko Ivanek named regular on "Madam Secretary" at CBS; and Gillian Jacobs lands role on HBO's "Girls."

[05/21/14 - 10:07 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 21
The season finale featured performances by Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc, KISS, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Jason Mraz, Jennifer Nettles, Paramore, Phillip Phillips and Darius Rucker.

[05/21/14 - 03:26 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Finale, NBA Playoffs Top Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Man-Eating Zombie Cats," USA's "Playing House" and MTV's "Faking It."

[05/21/14 - 03:25 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Sets First Wave of Summer Finales, Including Swan Song for "Rake"
The remaining unaired episode from the Greg Kinnear-led series will premiere Friday, June 27 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/21/14 - 02:26 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" #1 on Cable on Tuesday Among Both Persons and Men for Five Consecutive Weeks
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 20.

[05/21/14 - 01:46 PM]
Powered by "River Monsters," Debut Night of Animal Planet's Monster Week Is Number One for Men
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, May 18 and Monday, May 19.

[05/21/14 - 12:36 PM]
NCAA Division I Softball Championship: Super Regionals Begin Thursday, Jennie Finch Joins Coverage
ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU will televise up to 24 games (eight best-of-three series) from eight campus sites.

[05/21/14 - 12:22 PM]
National Geographic Channel Relives Historic Battle at Normandy to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
"D-Day Sacrifice," a two-hour special, premieres Wednesday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/21/14 - 12:12 PM]
TNT Builds Anticipation for Season Four of "Falling Skies" With Memorial Day Marathon of Season 3
Season four of "Falling Skies" is set to premiere Sunday, June 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/21/14 - 11:41 AM]
IDW Entertainment And Entertainment One Television To Develop "V-Wars" As A Series
Tim Schlattmann has been tapped to write the pilot, and will serve as an executive producer on the series.

[05/21/14 - 11:41 AM]
E! Extends Giuliana Rancic's Comprehensive Overall Deal with the Network Through April 2016
As part of the extensive agreement, Rancic will continue as anchor and managing editor of the Emmy-nominated "E! News," the network's popular, long-running daily news broadcast.

[05/21/14 - 11:21 AM]
"What's My Car Worth" Is Back for a Fifth and All New Exciting Season!
Look for back-to-back episodes this Thursday, May 22 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/21/14 - 11:19 AM]
Video: Maleficent Trailer A La "My Little Pony"
Plus: The Hub Network's Villaintine's Day Marathon airs this Friday, May 23.

[05/21/14 - 10:34 AM]
Viewers Reel In Adventure with "Catching Hell" and "Cold Water Captains" Sunday, June 1, at 9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. ET on The Weather Channel
Stick Figure Studios and Paperny Entertainment are behind the respective 10-episode, one-hour series.

[05/21/14 - 10:09 AM]
Jon Tenney, Tom Berenger, Bill Brochtrup and Malcolm-Jamal Warner Returning to Guest-Star in Season Three of TNT's "Major Crimes"
Andrew Daly, Azita Ghanizada, Kathe Mazur and Ransford Doherty are also on tap.

[05/21/14 - 09:14 AM]
Bravo Media Crowns a Winner on Sunday Nights with New Series "Game of Crowns" Premiering July 13 at 9:15PM ET/PT
For a taste of pre-season pageant action, tune in to a preview special on Sunday, June 1 at 10:30/9:30c.

[05/21/14 - 09:07 AM]
A&E's Hit Original Series "Shipping Wars" Revs Up for a New Season
Season six kicks off Tuesday, June 3 with back-to-back premieres at 10 and 10:30PM ET/PT.

[05/21/14 - 09:03 AM]
CBS Sports Names Tracy Wolfson as New NFL on CBS Lead Reporter
Wolfson worked as a reporter for select NFL games, including last year's AFC Wild Card, Divisional and Championship games, as well as coverage of the 2013 Super Bowl.

[05/21/14 - 08:54 AM]
The Finale of "The Voice 6" Scores an Eight-Week High for a Tuesday Telecast in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 20.

[05/21/14 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top in Demos
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" likewise finishes as the most-watched program last night.

[05/21/14 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Is the Most-Watched Net on the Final Tuesday of the Season with a 1-1/2 Year High on the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 20.

[05/21/14 - 08:36 AM]
Third-Highest Rated NBA Conference Finals Game Two Ever on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 20.

[05/21/14 - 08:17 AM]
Season 4 Winner Named of "Ink Master" in Live Season Finale
In addition, Season 3 rivals Joshua Hibbard and Jason Clay Dunn returned to the "Ink Master" stage to announce that they will be competing on Season 5 of the series.

[05/21/14 - 08:05 AM]
Logo TV Announces First Annual "Trailblazers" Event and Telecast Honoring Pioneers Who Have Made Historic Strides for LGBT Equality
The special will premiere on Thursday, June 26, during the most historic week of gay rights - the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and the one-year anniversary to the day of DOMA being overruled.

[05/21/14 - 08:03 AM]
Bravo Media Launches Fifth-Annual "Summer by Bravo" Brand Campaign Starring Over 35 Bravolebrities, A Lion, Tiger and Monkey
This year's innovative campaign, which premiered last night, features over 35 Bravolebrities, who are starring in a three-ring circus - Bravo style - all set to "Can You Do This," Aloe Blacc's song from his album "Lift Your Spirit."

[05/21/14 - 07:43 AM]
"Sweet Julia" Joins Cooking Channel with Master Class in Decadent Desserts, Chocolate Treats and Sweet/Savory Combinations
The six-episode series premieres Saturday, June 21 at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT on the network.

[05/21/14 - 06:04 AM]
HBO Programming Including "The Sopranos," "Boardwalk Empire," "True Blood," "The Wire," "Deadwood," "Six Feet Under," "Big Love," "Rome" and More, Now Available on Prime Instant Video
"We're thrilled to deliver this collection of groundbreaking, beloved content from HBO to Amazon Prime members for unlimited streaming at no additional cost," said Brad Beale.

[05/20/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 20
Updates include: Liz Brixius to run NBC's "Bad Judge"; Jon Tenney eyed for spin-off of TNT's "Major Crimes"; and Simeon Goulden brings "Control Alt Delete" to Showtime.

[05/20/14 - 11:00 PM]
Champion Named of "The Voice"
The Monday edition of "The Voice" ranks as the season's #1 unscripted series on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, averaging a 4.6 rating, 13 share and 14.8 million viewers in "most current" averages.

[05/20/14 - 03:42 PM]
Pivot Launches "Pivot Creative Collective" Initiative
The new program offers an avenue for creative talent and emerging voices to develop new programming for the network's audience.

[05/20/14 - 02:37 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," NBA Playoffs Top Demo Charts
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Warehouse 13," TBS's "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show" and VH1's "This Is Hot 97."

[05/20/14 - 02:28 PM]
Video: El Rey Network Debuts First Photos and Trailer for the All New Original Series "Matador" Premiering Tuesday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT
Nicky Whelan and Gabriel Luna star in the series, from co-creators Roberto Orci, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie and Andrew Orci.

[05/20/14 - 01:39 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Thunders to Big Viewership Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, May 17.

[05/20/14 - 01:15 PM]
FOX Finishes 2013-14 with No. 1 New Unscripted Series, No. 2 New Drama and Most-Watched TV Telecast of All Time
FOX spins the numbers for the broadcast season to date.

[05/20/14 - 12:36 PM]
"Enlisted" Returns to FOX with New Episodes on Sunday, June 1
Look for the show's four unaired episodes on Sunday nights at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/20/14 - 12:29 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, May 23 at 9:00 P.M. on ABC
Using hidden cameras, "What Would You Do?" establishes everyday scenarios and then captures people's reactions.

[05/20/14 - 12:28 PM]
WE tv's "Mary Mary" Posts Double Digit Growth in Season Three
WE tv spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/20/14 - 12:28 PM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Account for Three of the Week's Top 10 Ratings on the Big 4 Nets in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/20/14 - 12:07 PM]
2014 French Open Coverage on NBC Begins This Sunday, May 25, at Noon ET
Said coverage will culminate with the live Women's Final on June 7 and the live Men's Final on June 8.

[05/20/14 - 11:40 AM]
Monaco Grand Prix This Sunday on NBC Highlights More Than 50 Hours of "Biggest Day in Motorsports" Coverage Across NBC & NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's extensive motorsports coverage this week spans Formula One, IndyCar, NASCAR, AMA Motocross, Global Rallycross and new original programming, culminating with NBC's live coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix.

[05/20/14 - 11:35 AM]
truTV Announces Star-Studded Slate of Guest Judges For New Series "Motor City Masters"
Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, Pete Wentz, David Justice and Robby Gordon are among those on tap.

[05/20/14 - 11:22 AM]
TNT Once Again Sweeps the Competition Last Week by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers, Households, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/20/14 - 11:14 AM]
History(R) Digital Commemorates 100th Anniversary of World War I and 70th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "The World Wars" this Monday, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/20/14 - 11:13 AM]
Feature-Length Film "Jason Nash Is Married" Hits Multiple Screens and Platforms on Tuesday, June 24
The comedy film, from CC:Studios, stars an incredible ensemble cast including Nash, Busy Philipps, H. Jon Benjamin, T.J. Miller, Andy Richter, Paul F. Tompkins and Matt Walsh.

[05/20/14 - 11:02 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Continues Its Demo Reign
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Hungry Investors," Food Network's "America's Best Cook" and Animal Planet's "River Monsters."

[05/20/14 - 10:57 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "48 Hours" Tops Viewers, "Dateline" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for BBC America's "Orphan Black," Lifetime's "Return to Zero" and TLC's "OMG EMT!"

[05/20/14 - 10:56 AM]
Emmy Nominated Actress Lauren Ambrose Joins the Cast of USA Network's International Thriller "Dig"
Ambrose will play Debbie a dedicated follower of evangelist Ted Billingham (David Costabile).

[05/20/14 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Wins Its 5th Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Posting Its Most-Watched Non-Oscar Week Since November and a 9-Week High With Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/20/14 - 10:37 AM]
CBS Wins the Season in Viewers for the Sixth Straight Year and 11 of the Last 12
CBS spins the numbers for the broadcast season to date.

[05/20/14 - 10:37 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Stacie Starr from Elyria, Ohio, Is the Winner of "Live's 2014 Top Teacher Search"
Today, Starr was surprised by Ripa and Strahan with the news live on the air via satellite during the show, as the beloved teacher was surrounded by students and fellow educators in front of the school.







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[10/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Fit & Health Pulls Back the White Curtain on Outrageous Medical Emergencies When "Untold Stories of the ER" Returns with the Craziest Cases Special and 100th Episode
The 100th episode kicks off all-new episodes, beginning Friday, November 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
Three Families Are "Risking It All" for a Life Off the Grid
TLC's latest original series premieres Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
"Real World: Skeletons" Set to Premiere December 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
This season, the series begins in the traditional way with seven strangers moving into an old nightclub turned fabulous urban loft in Chicago's West Loop, but each of these roommates has skeletons in their closets.

[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
USA Network Orders Third Season of Breakout Comedic Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
Plus: look for a half-hour "Chrisley" holiday special set for this December.

[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor to Perform Duets with Top Country Acts on "The 48th Annual CMA Awards"
Grande will be joining two-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town for an on-air collaboration.

[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Family Invites Fans to Tweet the "Dearly Departed" During a Halloween Special of "Pretty Little Liars," Airing Tuesday, October 21
Janel Parrish ("Mona"), Andrea Parker ("Mrs. DiLaurentis") and Bryce Johnson ("Det. Darren Wilden") will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcast.

[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Premieres Thursday, October 30th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The series takes a closer look at two major entertainment stories that are making headlines today: the Transgender movement and Depression in Comedians.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
A Wedding, a Breakup and a Divorce?! Don't Miss the "Total Divas" Mid-Season Finale Sunday, October 26 at 9pm ET on E!
Plus: WWE(R) Diva Alicia Fox(TM) and WWE Diva Paige(TM) joint the cast when new episodes resume Sunday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
Pizza Aficionados Sal Basille and Francis Garcia Return to Travel the Country on a Culinary Expedition in Cooking Channel's "Pizza Masters"
The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[10/20/14 - 10:19 AM]
FX Networks to Unveil "Simpsons World" October 21
It will include instant and on-demand access to every single "Simpsons" episode - all 552 episodes (25 Seasons) - and each new episode from the current 26th season will be available for viewing the day after its original broadcast on FOX.

[10/20/14 - 10:01 AM]
Disney-ABC Announces ABC Owned Station Group as Launch Partner for Upcoming Syndicated Daytime Talker "The F-A-B" (Working Title) with Tyra Banks
Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley will co-host the series, due in the fall of 2015.

[10/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
In a Straight-to-Series Order, FOX Greenlights First Comedy-Horror Anthology, "Scream Queens"
The series, produced by 20th Century Fox Television, is from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto.

[10/20/14 - 09:55 AM]
James Denton to Star in "The Good Witch" Alongside Catherine Bell and Bailee Madison in Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Primetime Series Based on the Network's Most Successful Original Movie Franchise
Denton will play Cassie's new next-door-neighbor, a divorced doctor and single dad who stirs things up in Middleton when he discovers Cassie's signature charm is more than just a magic touch.