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[05/22/15 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 22
Updates include: TLC pulls "19 Kids and Counting" following "child molestation allegations"; Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen pass on return for Netflix's "Fuller House"; and Matthew Goode to depart "The Good Wife" on CBS.

[05/22/15 - 01:09 PM]
First Look Images: FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Get your first look at Sarah Paulson, Billy Magnussen, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Courtney Vance in the limited series, due in early 2016.

[05/22/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Swings Into Action This Fall on FX
Kurt Sutter's new series is billed as "a gripping and brutal journey through the Late Middle Ages."

[05/22/15 - 10:54 AM]
First Look Image: Danny Trejo as "The Regulator" on El Rey Network/Miramax's 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Currently in production on its sophomore season, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is slated to return late Summer 2015.

[05/22/15 - 10:32 AM]
NBC's Star-Studded Inaugural Charity Event "Red Nose Day" Raises Over $21 Million to Help Lift Children and Young People Out of Poverty
Julia Roberts, Jimmy Fallon, Blake Shelton, Neill Patrick Harris, Richard Gere, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Pharell, Coldplay, One Direction and Zac Efron were just a few of the many celebrities appearing in the three-hour entertainment event.

[05/22/15 - 10:25 AM]
E! Delivers Ratings Highs Led by "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" Special and Season Finale of "The Royals"
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Power CBS to Victory in Viewers, Demos
"The Big Bang Theory" is the evening's top show in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/15 - 08:32 AM]
"500 Questions" Earns ABC's Best Summer Rating in its Slot Since August 2013
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Mad Men" Finale Is Series' Highest-Rated Episode Ever Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:21 AM]
NBC's "Red Nose Day" Was No. 1 Among the Big 4 Networks in the 10 p.m. Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 07:01 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Delivers 47 Percent Ratings Increase from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 06:42 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Six New Series
After delivering 11 consecutive months of ratings growth, top 10 cable network HGTV, along with its sister network, DIY Network, have confirmed production orders for six new series.

[05/22/15 - 06:02 AM]
Netflix Announces "A Very Murray Christmas"
Written by Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray and Mitch Glazer and directed by Sofia Coppola, the special is an homage to the classic variety show featuring Bill Murray playing himself, as he worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snow storm in New York City.

[05/22/15 - 06:01 AM]
CMT to Kickoff "Friday Night Lights" Memorial Day Event with the Network Premiere of the Film, And a Marathon of the Series Hosted by Jessie James Decker Featuring Fan-Voted Poll Results of Favorite Series Characters
Fans can head over to CMT's Facebook page to vote for their favorite "Friday Night Lights" characters from season one.

[05/22/15 - 05:31 AM]
Joel McHale Set to Host "The 2015 ESPYS" on ABC July 15
"The ESPYS" will be broadcast live on ABC Wednesday, July 15, at 8 p.m. ET from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

[05/21/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 21
Updates include: TNT passes on its proposed "Major Crimes" spin-off; Greg Grunberg latest alum to return for NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Jonathan Tropper, Justin Lin team for new Cinemax drama.

[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 03:27 PM]
Kickstarter Sensation "Kung Fury" Delivers Bad to the Bone 80's Action, Artistry and Hilarity... and El Rey Is the Only Place on Your TV Badass Enough to Show It
An official selection of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the visually spectacular 30-minute action comedy was created by Swedish filmmaker David Sandberg and backed by the Kickstarter community.

[05/21/15 - 02:26 PM]
Update: NBC Wins the 2014-15 Primetime Season in Adults 18-49, Claims Its Second Consecutive September-to-May Crown
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 02:09 PM]
Final: ABC's 2015 May Sweep Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/21/15 - 01:01 PM]
Video: Watch Your Pack! MTV's "Teen Wolf" Season Five Trailer Has Arrived!
Look for the special two night premiere on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30.

[05/21/15 - 11:21 AM]
The World Premiere of "Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail" Debuts June 13 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
For fans that can't wait for Ross' new material, the special will be available on June 13 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[05/21/15 - 11:04 AM]
Special Companion Piece Editions of "Extreme Weight Loss" -- "Love Can't Weight" -- To Premiere June 23 on ABC
David Tutera, Rocco DiSpirito and "Duff" Goldman will guest star as part of the couple's "Wedding Dream Team."

[05/21/15 - 10:58 AM]
The Final Broadcast of the "Late Show with David Letterman" Delivers 13.76 Million Viewers - Its Largest Audience Since 1994
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 10:12 AM]
TLC Signs on for a New Season of "Our Little Family"
The network ordered eight hour-long episodes and a one-hour special with the family answering behind-the-scenes questions, slated to premiere in September 2015.

[05/21/15 - 09:14 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Renew Five Series
The former's "Island Life" and "Island Hunters" and the latter's "Texas Flip and Move," "Garage Gold" and "Building Alaska" are all due back.

[05/21/15 - 09:02 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R)-Winning Film "Born on the Fourth of July" with an Introduction by Academy Award-Nominated Actor Tom Cruise
In commemoration of Memorial Day, the groundbreaking film will air on USA Network, Saturday, May 23 at 7/6c and feature a special, new introduction from lead actor Tom Cruise.

[05/21/15 - 08:57 AM]
"Mysteries of Laura" Captures Its Top Results Since February 25
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Opens Solidly Against CBS' "Survivor" Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/21/15 - 08:24 AM]
Fan-Driven Programming Marathon & Twitter Party Planned for "Fixer Upper" on Memorial Day Weekend
In addition, fans of the series can live tweet with stars Chip and Joanna Gaines from 7 p. m. to 8 p.m. ET/PT using #FixerUpper.

[05/21/15 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Finale Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS
The Eye closes the May sweeps period on top in both categories.

[05/21/15 - 08:12 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents a "Grande" Event with Half-Hour Special "Worst.Post.Ever: With Frankie Grande" Premiering on Tuesday, August 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The special follows Grande as he breaks down the buzziest online posts, tweets and selfies from Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and everything in between.

[05/21/15 - 08:06 AM]
E! Turns Up the Heat with Summer Programming Slate
Returning series include "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" (May 24), "Botched" (June 7), "Total Divas" (July 7) and "House of DVF" (August 31).

[05/21/15 - 07:10 AM]
EPIX Unveils Two New Original Series - Partners with Lionsgate on "Graves" and Paramount Television on "Berlin Station" to Produce First Two Original Series on EPIX
A third original series from MGM will be announced in the near future.

[05/21/15 - 07:09 AM]
Top Finalists Revealed on "MasterChef" - Drummer, High School Teacher, Petroleum Landman, Fashion Stylist and Social Worker among Finalists
Following a powerful series of head-to-head battles to earn a coveted white apron, the judges announced which hopefuls would advance in the competition.

[05/21/15 - 07:00 AM]
The New Cast of the Fall Edition of "Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance" Revealed Last Night During "Survivor: Worlds Apart" Live Reunion Show
Voting opened May 6 for the new "Second Chance" cast, and the results were revealed live by host and executive producer Jeff Probst.

[05/21/15 - 06:59 AM]
LMN Premieres Scripted Drama "Strange Empire: Rise of the Women" - Friday, May 29 at 9pm ET
The series is a powerful and dynamic scripted drama about three strong and independent women who join forces to seek a new way of life in the perilous and dangerous world of the North American Frontier of the 1860's.

[05/21/15 - 06:32 AM]
"BoJack" Is Back for a Second Season with a B.N.A. (Brand New Attitude)
The darkly hilarious, serialized animated adult comedy "BoJack Horseman" will premiere 12 new episodes exclusively on Netflix on Friday, July 17.

[05/21/15 - 06:00 AM]
NBC Launches Red Nose Day Social and Digital Initiatives with Prominent Partnerships, Celebrity Shareable Content and Engaging Interactive Campaigns
Starting today, the Gates Foundation will donate $25 to the Red Nose Day Fund when you post your red nose photo on Twitter or Instagram with #RedNose25.

[05/20/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 20
Updates include: AMC to set up writers' rooms for three potential dramas; Skeet Ulrich to visit A&E's "Unforgettable"; and Gbenga Akinnagbe bound for FX's "American Crime Story."

[05/20/15 - 03:21 PM]
Hip Hop Icon Grandmaster Flash Joins Baz Luhrmann's Netflix Original Series "The Get Down"
In addition, Mamoudou Athie will portray Grandmaster Flash in the series.

[05/20/15 - 02:05 PM]
Mimi Rogers Joins Cast of Starz Series "Ash vs Evil Dead"
Rogers will play Suzy Maxwell, a woman who is reunited with her family and several uninvited guests after a freak accident.

[05/20/15 - 01:54 PM]
Bruce Greenwood Joins Cast of "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He's set as Gil Garcetti, the Los Angeles County District Attorney who prosecuted O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

[05/20/15 - 01:13 PM]
Discovery Life Channel Reveals the Shocking True Story of "The Man with No Penis"
The one-hour special airs Saturday, June 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/20/15 - 12:00 PM]
Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowski to Host NBC's All-Star Charity Event "Red Nose Day" Airing Thursday, May 21 (8-11 P.M. ET)
Plus: Ed Sheeran, Josh Groban, Christian Slater, Al Roker, Andy Cohen, Kellan Lutz and Kermit the Frog are among the latest to appear.

[05/20/15 - 10:54 AM]
"Livin' Lozada" and "Flex & Shanice" Join OWN's Popular Saturday Night Lineup on July 11
Both series will air back-to-back at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[05/20/15 - 10:37 AM]
"Rise: The Promise of My Brother's Keeper" to Simulcast on Discovery Channel and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network June 21 at 7PM
The film explores the lives and families of boys and young men of color from four programs around the U.S. that are living the principles of the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) initiative.

[05/20/15 - 10:35 AM]
First Tony Awards Performers Announced
Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will host the 2015 Tony Awards for the first time, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

[05/20/15 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Confirms August 16 Debut Date for Miniseries "Show Me a Hero"
From creator David Simon and director Paul Haggis, this six-part miniseries explores notions of home, race and community through the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats, activists and ordinary citizens in Yonkers, NY.

[05/20/15 - 09:59 AM]
New Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Dates for "June Weddings"
"Perfect Match" will now premiere on Saturday, June 20 while "Love, Again" is now set for Sunday, June 21.







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[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:00 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:59 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:58 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:56 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:01 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:00 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 10:31 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 09:41 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 09:33 AM]
Discovery's Multi-Platform Series "Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine" Returns for a Second Season
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