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[03/20/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 20
Updates include: HBO's drama pilot "Codes of Conduct" set as limited series; Michael Chiklis, Cheryl Hines join NBC's "Cuckoo"; and Minnie Driver, Bill Smitrovich set for "Happy Life" at CBS.

[03/20/15 - 07:18 PM]
Winners Announced at the "2015 mtvU Woodie Awards"
The annual event at the forefront of breaking some of the biggest names in music aired live on MTV with host Jack Antonoff, from a wet and wild day in Austin, Texas during SXSW.

[03/20/15 - 11:13 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" 100th Episode Earns Season High with 1.8 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 15.

[03/20/15 - 11:04 AM]
Lifetime's "Jump!" - Series Premiere Friday, April 10 at 10pm
The series chronicles the journey of one of the hottest jump rope teams in the country, Floyd-Little Double Dutch (FLDD), as they compete to defend their championship titles.

[03/20/15 - 10:08 AM]
Meredith Corporation and Katz Broadcasting Announce Multi-Network Distribution Agreement
With the Meredith distribution, Grit will be available in 78 percent of the country, Escape in 58 percent and LAFF in 50 percent.

[03/20/15 - 09:56 AM]
E! Reigns with L3 Ratings for "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and "The Royals"
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 15.

[03/20/15 - 09:26 AM]
Snoop Dogg Announces New Original Drama Series to Be Developed by HBO
The dramatic series set in early 80's Los Angeles is about a family whose seemingly idyllic life is turned upside down by the collision of their community and American politics.

[03/20/15 - 09:01 AM]
"The Late Late Show with James Corden" Announces Its Initial List of Guests From Film, Television, Music and Sports
Academy Award winner Tom Hanks and actress Mila Kunis will appear on the first episode.

[03/20/15 - 08:55 AM]
HBO Entertainment Documentary "Sinatra: All or Nothing at All," Commemorating the Iconic Singer's 100th Birthday, Debuts April 5 and 6 on HBO
Directed by Alex Gibney, the two-night, four-hour presentation marks the 100th year since the iconic entertainer's birth.

[03/20/15 - 08:53 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows Week to Week, Hits Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 19.

[03/20/15 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Opens on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 in a tight race with ABC and FOX.

[03/20/15 - 08:45 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Posts Larger Playback Growth Once Again and Matches Its Best Adults 18-49 Rating Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 15.

[03/20/15 - 08:21 AM]
"Building Belushi" Newest Series to Expand DIY Network's Celebrity Renovation Portfolio
The network has started production on the six-episode series that will follow Jim and his team of experts as they build a riverfront retreat cabin in Eagle Point, Oregon.

[03/20/15 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" and "Grey's" Rank as Thursday's Top 2 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 19.

[03/20/15 - 08:18 AM]
2015 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Scores Highest Overnight Rating Ever for First Thursday of Tournament
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 19.

[03/20/15 - 08:14 AM]
Logo "Ru-news" Hit Series "Rupaul's Drag Race" for Eighth Season and Announcement of Nationwide Casting Call
This success comes as Logo heads into its 10-year anniversary ranked as one of the fastest growing cable networks.

[03/20/15 - 07:59 AM]
NBC Slates "Chicago Med" Backdoor Pilot Episode of "Chicago Fire" for April 7
Oliver Platt, S. Epatha Merkeson, Laurie Holden, Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick Flueger, Warren Christie and Randy Flagler guest star.

[03/20/15 - 06:00 AM]
NBC Hosts Screenings of New Midseason Drama "American Odyssey" in 10 Cities on March 25
In conjunction with the screenings, NBC will honor 10 female veterans and active servicewomen at each regional screening.

[03/19/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 19
Updates include: FOX lands 10-episode drama "Houdini & Doyle"; Bella Thorne to be "Famous in Love" for ABC Family; and James Caan departs "Fantasy Life" at FOX.

[03/19/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 19
Plus: Kelly Clarkson returns to mentor and perform on next week's episode.

[03/19/15 - 02:00 PM]
"Game of Thrones(R)" Season 5 Red Carpet Premiere Event in San Francisco to Stream Live on Facebook March 23
The live event, hosted by media personality Veronica Belmont and Mara Raphael, will be streamed via the Facebook page and fans can follow along with #GoTPremiereSF.

[03/19/15 - 01:00 PM]
Get in the Game with the First-Ever #IdolPredictions Challenge, Launching Tonight on AmericanIdol.com
The #IdolPredictions game also allows fans to create their own leagues and invites family and friends to compete.

[03/19/15 - 12:54 PM]
"Good Witch" Casts a Spell on Viewers, Boosting Hallmark Channel to Be the Most-Watched and Highest-Rated Cable Network in the Saturday 8PM Time Period
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 14.

[03/19/15 - 12:23 PM]
Video: WGN America Unleashes Full Season Trailer for "Salem: Season Two" Returning Sunday, April 5 at 10pm ET / 9pm CT
In the series, witches are real - but they are not who or what they seem, and the stakes have never been higher in the struggle for the throne.

[03/19/15 - 11:53 AM]
GSN's New Original Game Show Series "Lie Detectors" Hosted by Rove McManus, To Air Weekdays at 6:30PM ET Beginning Monday, April 20
The premiere episode will also feature guest comedians Michelle Buteau, Christian Finnegan and Sherrod Small.

[03/19/15 - 11:30 AM]
Singer Edwin McCain Resurrects Broken-Down Boats to Harmonize with Nature in Animal Planet's "Flipping Ships"
The six-part series launches Friday, April 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/19/15 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Debuts the Deeply Dramatic Three Part Reunion Tuesday, March 31 at 9PM ET/PT
Look for parts two and three on Tuesday, April 7 and April 14 at 8:00/7:00c, respectively.

[03/19/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Encores Outdeliver CBS, ABC Timeslot Competition for Week of March 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 9-13.

[03/19/15 - 10:45 AM]
Haylie Duff Serves Up More Food, Fun and Laughs on the Second Season of "The Real Girl's Kitchen" on Cooking Channel
This 13-episode lifestyle docu-series follows Haylie in and out of the kitchen as she prepares tasty recipes, and blends her southern roots with her busy life in Hollywood.

[03/19/15 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Builds to a 6-Week High in Late-Night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 9-13.

[03/19/15 - 09:59 AM]
FX Closes First-Look Deal with Stacey Sher's Shiny Penny
The two-year agreement between FX and Shiny Penny covers all projects developed for FX Networks.

[03/19/15 - 09:09 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches First-Ever Podcast as a Companion to New Hit Series "The Mind of a Murderer"
"Storytelling is the foundation that Investigation Discovery was built upon, and we are thrilled to now expand our expertise into the realm of podcasts," said Henry Schleiff.

[03/19/15 - 08:59 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Finale Dominates the Competition
The show's two-hour season finale averages a monster 6.4 rating among adults 18-49.

[03/19/15 - 08:39 AM]
"20/20: The Untold Story of The Sound of Music" Ranks No. 1 at 10pm, Delivering the ABC Newsmagazine's Most-Watched Telecast this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 18.

[03/19/15 - 08:25 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Delivers Its Most-Watched Rebroadcast Since April 16, 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 18.

[03/19/15 - 08:14 AM]
Animal Planet Renews "Pit Bulls & Parolees" for Seventh Season
Additionally, the series will celebrate its 100th episode milestone during the seventh season run.

[03/19/15 - 08:00 AM]
Mo'ne Davis Movie, "Throw Like Mo," in Development for Disney Channel
Davis, a member of Philadelphia's Taney Dragons and the first Little League player to make the cover of Sports Illustrated, will consult on the movie.

[03/19/15 - 07:41 AM]
Bravo Welcomes Bethenny Frankel to the Clubhouse with "Watch What Happens Live One-on-One with Bethenny" on Sunday, March 22 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Frankel navigates various areas of her life openly and honestly as she discusses the ups-and-downs of dealing with romantic relationships playing out on television and her time as a talk show host.

[03/19/15 - 07:26 AM]
Mr. T Crashes Onto DIY Network with "I Pity the Tool"
"Before I worked in show business, I worked in the demolition business," said Mr. T. "And even after I made it in Hollywood, I kept on building things."

[03/18/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 18
Updates include: Ruth Negga cast as Tulip in AMC's "Preacher"; Vanessa Lachey to star in "Not Safe for Work" at NBC; and Page Kennedy cast in CBS's "Rush Hour."

[03/18/15 - 01:14 PM]
FOX Sports Teams with FOX's Game-Changing Hit Show "Empire" to Debut FIFA Women's World Cup(TM) Promo Tonight
The cross-promotion on FOX is one example of the many company-wide collaborations planned to promote the major international tournament in the months between now and June.

[03/18/15 - 12:38 PM]
TBS to Launch "Your Family or Mine" on Tuesday, April 7
Kyle Howard and Kat Foster star in the comedy series, from Greg Malins and Jamie Tarses.

[03/18/15 - 12:22 PM]
Season Three Finale of "Ultimate Survival Alaska" Premieres This Sunday, March 22, at 10/9c on National Geographic Channel
The cable channel details the winner of the show's latest cycle.

[03/18/15 - 12:17 PM]
Actress Tia Mowry Gives Viewers a Taste of Her Life on Cooking Channel's New Series "Tia Mowry at Home"
The newcomer launches Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/18/15 - 11:15 AM]
"Sleepy Hollow" Picked Up for a Third Spellbinding Season on FOX
Television producer Clifton Campbell has signed on as executive producer and showrunner.

[03/18/15 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Films Drama "Nightingale," Starring David Oyelowo, To Debut May 29
Directed by Elliott Lester from a screenplay by Frederick Mensch, the film is a provocative drama that probes the darkest corners of a disturbed mind, as a war veteran begins to unravel thread by thread.

[03/18/15 - 10:51 AM]
WGN America's Critically Acclaimed Drama "Manhattan" Wins 2015 SXSW Jury Award for Excellence in Title Design
This award comes on the heels of another industry accolade acquired by the show's below-the-line crew.

[03/18/15 - 10:28 AM]
"Power" Returns June 6th on Starz
The second season of "Power" features 10 hour-long episodes, a bump from the first season's order of eight episodes.

[03/18/15 - 10:17 AM]
Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone, Liam Hemsworth and More to Appear at Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Hosted By Nick Jonas, Saturday, March 28, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Previously announced music stars 5 Seconds of Summer and Iggy Azalea, featuring Jennifer Hudson, will be performing on the show.

[03/18/15 - 10:00 AM]
Presenters and Performers Announced for 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony April 18
This year's inductees include the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Green Day, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, Ringo Starr and the "5" Royales.







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[05/28/20 - 02:36 PM]
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Said event is inspired by Laura Benanti's online movement #SunshineSongs, in which she offered to be an audience for the students around the country whose spring musicals were cancelled because of COVID-19.

[05/28/20 - 01:52 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary of Alex Honnold's Historic Ascent of El Capitan with a "Jared Leto Cinema Club" Virtual Viewing Party of "Free Solo" on Wednesday, June 3, at Noon PT
Leto will also be releasing a "Free Solo"-inspired T-shirt with 100% of the profits being donated to two organizations - the Honnold Foundation and Partners in Health.

[05/28/20 - 12:20 PM]
Apple Orders "Hedy Lamarr," Starring and Executive Produced by Gal Gadot
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[05/28/20 - 11:24 AM]
Oxygen's "Snapped" to Unravel the Infamous Case of Betty Broderick Premiering Wednesday, July 15, at 8PM ET/PT
Convicted of murdering her ex-husband, Dan Broderick and his new wife, Linda Broderick on November 5, 1989, "Snapped" investigates the tale of a woman scorned, a shattered family, and a violent double-murder. For a sneak peek,

[05/28/20 - 11:17 AM]
All-New "American Chopper" Special Brings Motorcycle Mania Back to Discovery Channel, Airing Tuesday, June 9
The infamous father-son duo have been on a wild ride, and now after spending years trying to rebuild their fractured relationship, they return to the garage where it all started in hopes of building a custom bike together for the first time in over a decade.

[05/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
British Television and Radio Host and Format Creator Richard Bacon Inks Overall Producing Deal with Universal Television Alternative Studio and Universal Television
"I'm really excited to be joining the NBCUniversal family," said Bacon. "Everyone there is a massive joy to work with and we're already having tremendous fun on a couple of projects. Can't wait for more."

[05/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
Tara Duncan Named President of Freeform
Duncan joins the network from her overall deal at Hulu.

[05/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
CMT Adds More Star Power to "CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special" Premiering Wednesday, June 3 at 8 PM ET/PT on CMT with Three Network Simulcast
The uplifting celebration and two-hour virtual tribute brings together country music's biggest names to recognize the most vital and inspirational Americans on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

[05/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
Animal Planet Pulls Back the Curtain as the Irwins Take Working from Home to a New Level at Australia Zoo During the COVID-19 Pandemic in "Crikey! It's the Irwins: Life in Lockdown"
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[05/28/20 - 10:29 AM]
Starz Announces Pick Up of Re-Imagined "Step Up" Series from Lionsgate Television
With a new premium approach, the series will feature many popular characters from previous seasons of the series, while expanding the scope and storytelling as a 10-episode original series.

[05/28/20 - 10:20 AM]
Hulu Original Film "Palm Springs," Starring Andy Samberg, to Premiere Friday, July 10th
Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Meredith Hagner, Camila Mendes, Tyler Hoechlin, and Peter Gallagher also star in the project.

[05/28/20 - 10:04 AM]
HBO Max Reveals "Doom Patrol" Season Two Key Art
Season two premieres Thursday, June 25 on HBO Max and DC Universe.

[05/28/20 - 10:01 AM]
MTV Adds "Revenge Prank with DJ Pauly D and Vinny" to Its Powerhouse Thursday Night
The new series will debut with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, June 25 following an all-new episode of "Double Shot at Love.

[05/28/20 - 09:59 AM]
CBS All Access' New Unscripted Series "The Thomas John Experience" to Premiere on Thursday, June 4
Throughout the season, Thomas journeys across America using his ability to connect unsuspecting everyday people with those on the other side.

[05/28/20 - 09:49 AM]
Bravo's "Below Deck Sailing Yacht" Joins "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen: @ Home" for a Virtual Reunion on Monday, June 1 at 8PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen "virtually" sits down for the most ambitious reunion with the crew of Parsifal III, quarantined from around the globe.