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[05/12/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: CBS All Access eyes "The Good Wife" spin-off starring Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo; Joel Kinnaman to topline Netflix's "Altered Carbon"; and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow's" Wentworth Miller inks new deal.

[05/12/16 - 06:13 PM]
The CW Extends "Jane the Virgin" Season Finale with Extra Minute
The show's season two closer will now begin at 8:59/7:59c on the netlet.

[05/12/16 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - ABC Adds Two More Series; NBC Orders "This Is Us"
"Imaginary Mary" and "Notorious" are the latest projects bound for the Alphabet.

[05/12/16 - 06:03 PM]
ABC Keeps "Dr. Ken" on Call for Second Season
The Ken Jeong-led comedy will return for a sophomore run on the Alphabet.

[05/12/16 - 06:01 PM]
FOX Axes Entire Freshman Comedy Class; "Second Chance" Too
"Bordertown," "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life," "Grandfathered" and "The Grinder" won't be back next season.

[05/12/16 - 05:11 PM]
ABC Cancels "Castle," "The Family," "Galavant," "Nashville," "Marvel's Agent Carter" & "The Muppets"
Veteran "Castle" will end after eight seasons while "Nashville" signs off after four seasons.

[05/12/16 - 04:51 PM]
The CW Nixes Second Season of "Containment"
The netlet has passed on a sophomore run for its limited series.

[05/12/16 - 04:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - Three Dramas, Two Comedies Join ABC's Series Roster
Among the pickups: dramas "Conviction," "Still Star-Crossed" and "Time After Time"; as well as comedies "Downward Dog" and "Untitled Sarah Dunn Project."

[05/12/16 - 03:55 PM]
ABC Renews "The Real O'Neals," "The Catch" and "American Crime"
Said news kicked off a busy day at the Alphabet.

[05/12/16 - 02:54 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - NBC Adds "Chicago Justice"; CBS, The CW Begin Pickups
"Frequency," "No Tomorrow" and "Riverdale" are on tap at The CW while "Kevin Can Wait" is set at CBS.

[05/12/16 - 02:20 PM]
It's Official: "Supergirl" Flies to The CW
Co-creator Ali Adler confirmed the various reports about the move on her Twitter page.

[05/12/16 - 02:07 PM]
International Megastar Rihanna to Perform at the "2016 Billboard Music Awards"
Rihanna joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go's, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, "Kia's One to Watch" Troye Sivan, Britney Spears and more!

[05/12/16 - 12:46 PM]
Eh-Oh, The Teletubbies Are Back! Beloved Characters Return in All-New Preschool Series on Nick Jr. Channel
The new Teletubbies series (30 episodes) will stay true to the classic with the same beloved characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, but will feature subtle updates and visual enhancements.

[05/12/16 - 12:36 PM]
"Cake Wars" Returns with a Freshly Baked New Season of the Sweetest Cake Competition on Television
The series, where four bakers vie for the opportunity to display their extraordinary cake creations at a big event, returns with 13 new episodes.

[05/12/16 - 12:13 PM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Continue Their Demo Reign
The network has won the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Wednesdays.

[05/12/16 - 11:59 AM]
New Original Primetime Series "Chesapeake Shores" Premieres Sunday, August 14 on Hallmark Channel
The series stars Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Treat Williams and Diane Ladd.

[05/12/16 - 11:57 AM]
CBS Cancels "CSI: Cyber" After Two Seasons
Co-star James Van Der Beek confirmed the news via his Twitter account this morning.

[05/12/16 - 11:16 AM]
GSN's Innovative New Original Game Show Series "Winsanity," Hosted by Donald Faison Premieres Thursday, June 9 at 9PM ET/PT
The series is unique in that the game play offers the opportunity for prizes to be won not only by the contestants but also by the studio audience.

[05/12/16 - 10:48 AM]
CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Delivers Its Largest Weekly Audience Since Mid-February
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/16 - 10:29 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Wins the Late-Night Ratings Week of May 2-6 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/16 - 10:16 AM]
Daytime Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "Patricia Heaton Parties" Returns for Season Two with Brand New Menu of Festive Food, Cocktails and Guest Stars
Look for 10 brand-new episodes filled with Patricia Heaton's favorite party-friendly foods, home entertaining how-to's and special guests.

[05/12/16 - 10:14 AM]
Bravo Media Announces New Slate of Original, Short-Form Digital Video Series
Said slate kicks off with "Million Dollar Listing's Ka-Ching!" starring Fredrik Eklund, available now on BravoTV.com.

[05/12/16 - 10:00 AM]
Hulu Lands Exclusive U.S. SVOD Rights to BBC's "The Musketeers"
Through the deal, Hulu also becomes the only U.S. destination streaming the third season of the series.

[05/12/16 - 09:42 AM]
Arlo White, Kate Markgraf & Sebastian Salazar to Call Team USA Women's Soccer & Women's Gold Medal Game for NBC Olympics in Rio
NBCUniversal's coverage of Team USA Women's soccer begins Wednesday, August 3.

[05/12/16 - 09:20 AM]
BBQ Rivalries Reach Their Boiling Points in Destination America's New Head-to-Head Competition Series "Smoked"
In each episode, two pitmasters with a personal history are pitted against each other in a BBQ battle to prove once and for all who's the best and who's gonna get smoked.

[05/12/16 - 09:10 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Extended Trailer for "Feed the Beast"
As previously announced, the series will now premiere on Sunday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c before moving to its regular Tuesday, 10:00/9:00c time period.

[05/12/16 - 09:01 AM]
2016 Notre Dame Football on NBC Schedule Highlighted by Primetime Matchups with Michigan State and Stanford
For the eighth consecutive year, NBC Sports will also present coverage of the Shamrock Series, Notre Dame Football's annual home-away-from-home series.

[05/12/16 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim Continues to Capture Millennial Audiences With Multi-Platform Programming Slate
Extending viewing hours beyond their linear programming, Adult Swim continues to follow its fans across multiple platforms by introducing new original programming for streaming all day long through AdultSwim.com.

[05/12/16 - 07:01 AM]
JoJo Fletcher Begins Her Search for That One Special Man When ABC's "The Bachelorette" Premieres Monday, May 23
The Alphabet reveals the 26 suitors on tap for the new season.

[05/12/16 - 06:01 AM]
Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to Perform at the "2016 Billboard Music Awards"
These artists join previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go's, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, "Kia's One to Watch" Troye Sivan, Britney Spears and more!

[05/11/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Jack O'Connell to star in "Godless" at Netflix; Elgin James to spearhead FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off; and Pablo Schreiber signs onto "American Gods" at Starz.

[05/11/16 - 05:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11 - "Powerless," "Trial & Error" Join NBC's Comedy Series Roster
The Peacock previously ordered comedy "The Good Place" and dramas "Taken" and "Emerald City" straight to series.

[05/11/16 - 03:02 PM]
Lifetime Announces Third Installment of "Center Stage" Franchise
"Center Stage: On Pointe" premieres Saturday, June 25 on the cable channel.

[05/11/16 - 02:49 PM]
ABC Announces New Music Series "Greatest Hits," Which Will Feature Hit-Makers of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, Premiering June 30
The six-episode series will feature special solo performances, never-before-seen duets and incredible tributes.

[05/11/16 - 02:04 PM]
"Dear Mama," VH1's First Ever Mother's Day Event Scores 1.5 Million Viewers and Bests Its Time Period by 132% Among Adults 18-49
VH1 spins the numbers for Sunday, May 8.

[05/11/16 - 01:27 PM]
Emmy-Award Winning "Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Continues to Draw Huge Social Audience
FOX Sports spins the digital numbers for Wednesday, May 4.

[05/11/16 - 01:17 PM]
Morley Safer Retires After 46 Seasons on CBS News' "60 Minutes" and a Career Spanning Seven Decades, Unmatched for Its Impact, Scope and Style
"Morley Safer: A Reporter's Life" will be broadcast this Sunday, May 15 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[05/11/16 - 12:45 PM]
CBS Renews This Season's #1 Freshman Comedy "Life in Pieces" for the 2016-2017 Season
The series is this season's #1 new comedy in viewers (10.53m), adults 18-49 (2.7) and adults 25-54 (3.7).

[05/11/16 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Invites Fans to Nashville's Iconic Bluebird Cafe in a Series of Intimate "Nashville: On the Record" Virtual Reality Experiences
Part of its ongoing "On the Record" digital series, ABC shot three "In the Round" musical performances with cast and singer/songwriters from the show.

[05/11/16 - 11:26 AM]
ID Launches New VR Experience "Jailbreak" in Advance of "I (Almost) Got Away with It" Season Premiere
The five-minute virtual reality experience is brought to life through a partnership with ID, Indigo Productions, Digital Cave Media, FogoMotion, and is powered by Discovery VR.

[05/11/16 - 10:42 AM]
2016 NFL MVP Cam Newton Turns Real Kids' Dreams Into Reality in Nickelodeon's New Series, "All in with Cam Newton," Bowing Friday, June 3, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The 20-episode series, hosted by Newton, pairs kids with unique mentors who lend their expertise in a variety of fields, like gymnastics, animation, basketball and even local city government.

[05/11/16 - 10:27 AM]
Madonna to Honor Prince on the "2016 Billboard Music Awards"
The "2016 Billboard Music Awards" will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, and will broadcast live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22.

[05/11/16 - 10:26 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Primetime Specials Return to ABC During the NBA Finals
These special edition episodes will air during primetime every night of the NBA Finals, beginning with game 1, Thursday, June 2.

[05/11/16 - 10:07 AM]
Holiday Sequel "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" Set for 2016 Return
The original cast will return for the sequel: Jennifer Nettles as Avie Lee Parton, Ricky Schroder as Robert Lee Parton, Gerald McRaney as Rev. Jake Owens and Alyvia Alyn Lind as young Dolly Parton.

[05/11/16 - 09:07 AM]
TV One Announces an All-Day "Empire" Binge-a-Thon Leading Into FOX's Season 2 Finale
Look for all 17 episodes of the second season beginning Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. ET.

[05/11/16 - 09:03 AM]
Steven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Life Achievement Award June 9
The televised special, "AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Williams," will air on TNT on Wednesday, June 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/16 - 09:02 AM]
Crackle Acquires Popular Science Fiction Anime Franchise "Robotech," Following 30th Anniversary
Beginning May 15, all 85 half-hour episodes of "Robotech," along with the 88 minute feature film, which are both distributed worldwide by global entertainment company Content Media.

[05/11/16 - 09:01 AM]
"Quincy Jones: Burning the Light," The Young Comedian's First HBO Comedy Special, Debuts June 2
Taped at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on April 4, the exclusive presentation features Jones' take on a variety of topics, including gay marriage, the race card and the challenges of finding true love.

[05/11/16 - 08:49 AM]
Page Six Coming to Your TV This Summer
"Page Six TV" will feature panelists/contributors who will compete each evening to headline "The Page" by breaking exclusive news, advancing a story, and providing irreverent and opinionated insight.

[05/11/16 - 08:48 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Honors with NBC
"NCIS" posts week-to-week gains for the Eye among adults 18-49.







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[04/20/18 - 01:04 PM]
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[04/20/18 - 11:01 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 10:58 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 09:22 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 09:05 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Surge from ABC, "Scandal" Finale
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[04/20/18 - 08:07 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 08:06 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 08:02 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 07:27 AM]
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The show's season premiere, "The Getaway Game," is now available to watch on various platforms in advance of its linear debut.

[04/20/18 - 07:19 AM]
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[04/20/18 - 06:00 AM]
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[04/19/18 - 05:39 PM]
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[04/19/18 - 05:22 PM]
2018 "Thursday Night Football" Schedule Released
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