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[05/28/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 28
Updates include: Hulu, Sony Pictures Television in talks for "Community" revival; Rob Morrow joins History's "Texas Rising"; and Steve Kazee to recur on Showtime's "Shameless."

[05/28/14 - 04:02 PM]
ESPN FC Presents US Men's National Team "Fan Appreciation Day" Special - Live from Times Square on Friday at 5 p.m. ET
The one-hour special will focus solely on the US Men's National Team - a program that will compete in its seventh straight World Cup this summer in Brazil.

[05/28/14 - 03:39 PM]
Video: "Jane the Virgin" - Extended Trailer
The newcomer will air Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c on The CW this fall.

[05/28/14 - 02:58 PM]
Discovery Communications Records Delivery Gains Across U.S. Portolio in May 2014
Discovery Communications spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[05/28/14 - 02:43 PM]
Bellator Kicks Off Season 11 From Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Casino on Friday, September 5th Live On Spike TV
The night will feature the return of "The Irish Bad Boy" Brennan Ward as he battles James Irvin in a middleweight feature fight.

[05/28/14 - 02:37 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Continues Hot Streak with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for History's "The World Wars," Lifetime's "Petals on the Wind" and VH1's "Hit the Floor."

[05/28/14 - 02:26 PM]
TLC Airs "Kate Plus Eight: Sextuplets Turn 10" as Two-Part Special Starting Thursday, June 19 at 10/9C
With the twins now 13, and the sextuplets about to turn 10, Cara, Mady, Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah, and Joel join their mother in this update about their life as a family today.

[05/28/14 - 01:41 PM]
Bravo Media's "The People's Couch" Expands Into One Hour Episodes Beginning Tuesday June 3rd at 10PM ET/PT
With too much television to cram into thirty minutes, viewers will now have a little more leg room as they kick back, relax and share watching everyday people comment on television's most buzz and cringe worthy moments.

[05/28/14 - 01:36 PM]
Get on Your Feet for a New Season of "So You Think You Can Dance" on FOX
As previously announced, pop and R&B phenom Justin Bieber and his choreographer, Nick DeMoura, will introduce top dance crews from around the country who will be featured in each of the audition city episodes.

[05/28/14 - 01:36 PM]
"48 Hours: End of the Trail" Is Monday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 26.

[05/28/14 - 01:02 PM]
Max Martini to Guest Star in USA Network's Globe-Trotting Espionage Drama "Covert Affairs"
Previously announced guest stars include Perrey Reeves, Nazneen Contractor, Amy Jo Johnson and Michael A. Goorjian.

[05/28/14 - 01:01 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres: "The Lottery," "Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs," "Witches of East End - Season 2"
Plus: look for the series finale of "Drop Dead Diva" on Sunday, June 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/28/14 - 12:44 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin" on August 8th at 9 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights the unique challenges of being lesbians in between the "coasts" in the religious, conservative deep South.

[05/28/14 - 12:43 PM]
Syfy's Summer 2014 Original Programming Features the Premieres of Epic Supernatural Drama "Dominion" and Competition Series "Wizard Wars"
Also on tap: the second season return of the critically acclaimed "Defiance" (June 19); and the season 7 return of "Face Off" (July 22).

[05/28/14 - 12:30 PM]
FOX Has 6 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49, 5 of the Top 20 Among Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[05/28/14 - 12:26 PM]
E!'s Late Night Comedy Series Hosted by Chelsea Handler to Finale August 26 with Live Hour-Long Event
"Chelsea Lately" will continue to air new episodes weeknights at 11:00/10:00c on E! until the series finale on August 26.

[05/28/14 - 12:15 PM]
Coca-Cola 600 Is Most-Watched Sports Event of the Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, May 24.

[05/28/14 - 12:11 PM]
American Heroes Channel (AHC) Experiences Best May Ever Garnering Double Digit Gains in Every Demo
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[05/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
Destination America Records Best May Ever in Prime and Total Day
Destination America spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[05/28/14 - 12:05 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NASCAR, NBA Playoffs Put FOX, TNT in Front
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Normal Heart," Animal Planet's "Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys" and AMC's "Mad Men."

[05/28/14 - 12:00 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Playoffs Claim Top Spot for ESPN
Plus: numbers for Investigation Discovery's "Happily Never After," TLC's "OMG EMT!" and BBC America's "Orphan Black."

[05/28/14 - 11:49 AM]
TNT Sweeps the Competition in Monthly Ratings by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[05/28/14 - 11:45 AM]
BBC America Flips "In The Flesh," "The Graham Norton Show" Beginning This Saturday
"Orphan Black" will still lead off the night at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Norton" at 10:00/9:00c and "Flesh" at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/28/14 - 11:42 AM]
Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town Return to Host Summer's Hottest Concert Event, "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, August 5 on The ABC Television Network
"We could not be more excited to be coming back as hosts for CMA Music Fest," exclaimed Little Big Town's Phillip Sweet. "Last year was incredible and we can't wait to be back in LP Field surrounded by 50,000 screaming fans!"

[05/28/14 - 11:07 AM]
TNT Reveals the Key Art for Suspenseful New Drama Series "Legends," Starring Sean Bean as an Undercover Agent with One Hell of an Identity Crisis
In "Legends," Bean plays Martin Odum, an undercover agent working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations (DCO) division.

[05/28/14 - 11:00 AM]
Danny McBride to Return to HBO in New Comedy Series "Vice Principals"
The show is slated for 18 episodes, with the debut date and number of episodes per season to be announced as they are confirmed.

[05/28/14 - 10:32 AM]
"Team Unicorn Saturday Action Fun Hour!" Gets Cast - Adult Swim Pilot from "Robot Chicken" Team Currently in Production
Said ensemble includes Clare Grant, Rileah Vanderbilt, Milynn Sarley, Alison Haislip, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Tara Strong and Kevin Shinick.

[05/28/14 - 10:32 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Joey Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence and Chelsea Kane are among those live tweeting during the East Coast feeds.

[05/28/14 - 10:29 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of May 19-25 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[05/28/14 - 10:24 AM]
Investigation Discovery (ID) Is a Top 5 Network in Daytime, Top 10 in Total Day and Top 20 in Prime for P25-54
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[05/28/14 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Finishes as Week's Most-Watched TV Network with the Monday and Tuesday "Dancing" Finales as the Top 2 TV Programs Overall
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[05/28/14 - 10:09 AM]
Florida Georgia Line, Nelly, Marc Broussard and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Horns Set to Perform During the 2014 Miss USA(R) Competition, June 8 on NBC
Giuliana Rancic and Thomas Roberts team up to host the competition for the first time together as the show expands to three hours.

[05/28/14 - 10:05 AM]
Bobby Flay Goes Back to Grilling Basics in "Barbecue Addiction: Bobby's Basics," Premiering Sunday June 22nd at 11AM ET/PT
Flay also returns to culinary competition this summer, as he begins production in June on returning hit primetime series "Beat Bobby Flay."

[05/28/14 - 10:00 AM]
TBS Unveils 10 Comics to Compete in "Funniest Wins," New Series from the Mind of Marlon Wayans
In the series, Wayans, along with some of his comic friends and family, will put the comics through the ringer to find the funniest multi-talented comedian working today.

[05/28/14 - 09:35 AM]
Original Special "The Peabody Awards by Pivot" Premieres Sunday, June 1 at 9PM ET/8PM CT
The one-hour original special celebrates 13 of this year's 43 winners including "Scandal," "Orange is the New Black," "Orphan Black" and "Breaking Bad."

[05/28/14 - 08:58 AM]
Series Debut of "The Night Shift" Scores NBC's Highest Rating for a Summer Drama Series Premiere in Nearly Five Years
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 27.

[05/28/14 - 08:49 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Only Top-Tier Talker to Grow in Homes and Is Up for the 2nd Week in Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 12-16.

[05/28/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Millionaire" Is Up Across the Board and Equals a 10-Week High in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 12-16.

[05/28/14 - 08:33 AM]
NBC Sports Group Doubles Belmont Stakes Programming as California Chrome Runs for History
On Saturday, June 7 at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC, California Chrome runs for history, aiming to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

[05/28/14 - 08:22 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Returns on Top for NBC
The Peacock more the doubles the adults 18-49 numbers of second place ABC.

[05/28/14 - 08:20 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Returns Up and "Celebrity Wife Swap" Spikes 33% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 27.

[05/28/14 - 08:00 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
This year's event will be broadcast live on The CW from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, June 19 and hosted by actor/comedian Cedric the Entertainer.

[05/28/14 - 07:51 AM]
Hollywood Icon Sandra Bullock to Be Honored with "Decade of Hotness" Award at Spike TV's "Guys Choice"
The annual special premieres Wednesday, June 11 at 9 PM ET/PT on Spike TV.

[05/28/14 - 07:46 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy Sets U.S. Premiere of "The Almighty Johnsons" for Friday, July 11
The channel acquired the rights to the show's first two seasons in August of last year.

[05/28/14 - 07:32 AM]
Longhorn Network Available on DISH Nationwide May 28
DISH subscribers will see a marathon of award-winning Longhorn Network programming May 28 and 29 that includes the debut of two Texas football specials, the best of LHN's exclusive "All Access" series, games and features, plus live daily news and information shows.

[05/28/14 - 07:30 AM]
USA Network's Characters Unite Campaign Expands CB2 Partnership to Celebrate Pride Month
Through in-store, on-air and digital efforts, the month-long initiative will aim to foster greater tolerance and acceptance and benefit GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.

[05/28/14 - 06:52 AM]
New CBS Drama "Extant," Starring Academy Award Winner Halle Berry, To Premiere Exclusively on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK
The first episode of premieres on Prime Instant Video, the UK's largest movie and TV streaming service, on Thursday, July 10, the day after the U.S. premiere on CBS.

[05/28/14 - 06:30 AM]
Diehl Takes Giant Step Into the Broadcast Booth
Diehl played his entire 11-year NFL career with the New York Giants where he started on two Super Bowl championship teams (2008 & 2012).

[05/27/14 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 27
Updates include: E! passes on its drama pilot "Songbyrd"; Melora Hardin joins the cast of Amazon's "Transparent"; and John Wesley Shipp's character on "The Flash" is revealed.

[05/27/14 - 07:53 PM]
NBC Nixes "World Music Awards" for "Last Comic Standing" Encore
The two-hour event was previously slated to air tomorrow night - Wednesday, May 28 - at 8:00/7:00c.







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[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Returns for Season 2 Tuesday, May 30
The second season has been expanded to 13 episodes, up from its 10-episode freshman run.

[02/17/17 - 10:31 AM]
The Top 20 Junior Home Cooks Are Revealed on "MasterChef Junior"
Throughout this season, the juniors will face a wide array of exciting new challenges, including one served up by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.9 Million Total Viewers
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Is #1 in Late Night Among Young Adults in 2017
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/17/17 - 08:37 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Stream First Ever Live Boxing Event on Twitter with Broner vs. Grandos, Live on Saturday, Feb. 18
The unique collaboration with Twitter is an extension of the Showtime Free Preview Weekend during which the premium network will be available to more than 73 million television households nationwide from Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20.

[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Demo Win Streak
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kevin Smith brings "Sam & Twitch" to BBC America; Retta tapped for "Good Girls" at NBC; and Jonathan Krisel to helm "Ghosted" at FOX.

[02/16/17 - 05:24 PM]
The CW Expands "The Vampire Diaires" Series Finale to Two-Hour Event
Look for the one-hour retrospective "Forever Yours" to lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by the show's final installment at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/16/17 - 03:03 PM]
Bravo Media Is Living the Highlife in the Low Country as "Southern Charm" Season Four Premieres Monday, April 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Get the bourbon flowing for the new season as Southern socialites Landon Clements, Craig Conover, Kathryn Calhoun Dennis, Cameran Eubanks, Shep Rose, Thomas Ravenel, and newcomer Austen Kroll balance business and pleasure in the Holy City.

[02/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
IFC Greenlights Scripted Comedy Series "Living With Yourself"
"I'm doubly thrilled to be working with IFC on this show," said Tim Greenberg. "Normally I'd make a joke out of a quote like this, but I'm too sincerely excited."

[02/16/17 - 01:11 PM]
Cosplayers Put Their Skills to the Test in Syfy's Newest Competition Series, "Cosplay Melee"
Premiering on Tuesday, March 21, the hour-long battle is hosted by actress and self-described "super fan girl" Yvette Nicole Brown and executive produced by Jay Peterson and Todd Lubin of Matador Content.

[02/16/17 - 12:36 PM]
Adam Carolla's Live Interactive Talk Show Premieres Tuesday, March 14 at 10:00 PM, ET on Spike
Late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be the special guest on the series premiere of "Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live."

[02/16/17 - 12:17 PM]
Chelsea Handler Announces Season Two Premiere Date of "Chelsea" on Netflix
"Chelsea" will now stream as an hour-long episode each week, giving her audience exactly what they want: more Chelsea on Friday nights.

[02/16/17 - 11:34 AM]
Santiago Cabrera to Star in "Salvation," A New Suspense Drama Series to Be Broadcast in Summer 2017 on CBS
Academy Award nominated director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ("Esposados") will direct and serve as executive producer.

[02/16/17 - 10:22 AM]
"NY Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell," Premieres April 23, Starring Golden Globe Nominee Penelope Ann Miller
The movie tells the story of a prison staffer who helped two convicts escape, leading to a fatal manhunt.