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[04/18/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 18
Updates include: Discovery cancels veteran game show "Cash Cab"; Sheree Whitfield exits Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"; and Jason Shuman sues Joe Roth over FX's "Anger Management."

[04/18/12 - 07:05 PM]
GSN to Honor Dick Clark With a Special Tribute and Additional Airings of "$25,000 Pyramid"
Look for said remembrance on Thursday, April 19, Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at various times.

[04/18/12 - 05:48 PM]
Statement by Robert Iger on the Passing of Dick Clark
"On behalf of everyone at Disney and ABC, we send our sincere condolences to Dick's family, as well as the three generations of fans who will miss him as much as we do," said the Disney CEO.

[04/18/12 - 05:00 PM]
NBC Announces New Dating Series "Ready for Love" from Executive Producer Eva Longoria With Hosts Giuliana and Bill Rancic Set to Premiere in Winter 2012-13
The series will "give three successful and handsome men who are committed to finding the right woman the chance of finding their soul mate."

[04/18/12 - 04:27 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Deadliest Catch," NBA Share Top Honors
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files," VH1's "House of Consignment" and Lifetime's "Love for Sail."

[04/18/12 - 03:30 PM]
George Lopez to Host "Take Me Out" Debuting Thursday, June 7 on FOX
The project "is a fast-paced, dynamic new series featuring 30 single women searching for a match and several brave bachelors who must make the ultimate first impression."

[04/18/12 - 03:27 PM]
Statement from Dan Snyder and Mark Shapiro of Dick Clark Productions About Dick Clark
"He was in every sense of the word, a giant," said Daniel M. Snyder.

[04/18/12 - 03:14 PM]
Homer Moonlights as a Mall Santa on the First-Ever Full-Length Episode of "The Simpsons" Sunday, April 22, on FOX
The rebroadcast of "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" replaces the previously announced encore of the show's 500th episode, "At Long Last Leave."

[04/18/12 - 01:49 PM]
"The Weight of the Nation," Groundbreaking Multi-Part Documentary Series on the Obesity Epidemic, Debuts May 14 and 15, Exclusively on HBO
In addition, the first part of the three-part series "The Weight of the Nation for Kids," entitled "The Great Cafeteria Takeover," debuts Wednesday, May 16.

[04/18/12 - 01:08 PM]
Pat Kiernan, Josh Groban & Ben Mulroney to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of April 30 - May 4, 2012
Scheduled guests that week include Donald Trump, Daniel Dae Kim, Samantha Ronson, Mark Ruffalo, Lisa Rinna, Sissy Spacek, Beth Behrs and Nathan Fillion.

[04/18/12 - 12:32 PM]
Production Begins on Chiller's Original Movie "Dead Souls"
Jesse James, Bill Moseley, Magda Apanowicz, Noah Fleiss, Jaiden Kaine and Geraldine Hughes star in the project, based on the novel by Michael Laimo.

[04/18/12 - 11:42 AM]
Video: Mitch Hurwitz Talks About the Progression of "Arrested Development" for Netflix
The creator discusses the show's revival at the 2012 NAB Show.

[04/18/12 - 11:41 AM]
Video: Eli Roth Speaks About "Hemlock Grove" at the 2012 NAB Show
The feature helmer chats about his upcoming original series for Netflix.

[04/18/12 - 11:06 AM]
Video: "Homeland: Season 2" - Burning Questions
Check out the first look at the new season, premiering Sunday, September 30 on Showtime.

[04/18/12 - 10:52 AM]
"Jamie Oliver's 30-Minute Meals" Comes to BBC America
The series launches with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, May 1 at 1:00pm ET/PT.

[04/18/12 - 10:52 AM]
YouTube Sensation Toby Turner Cast in "Annoying Orange"
The series, due this summer, was co-created by Dane Boedigheimer and Tom Sheppard.

[04/18/12 - 10:42 AM]
Cartoon Network Announces Live Streaming Across Digital and Online Platforms
The channel soon begin streaming its content across multiple platforms, including online at CartoonNetwork.com and for mobile viewers on the iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.

[04/18/12 - 09:37 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates Earth Day With Brand-New Eco-Friendly Episodes of Hit Preschool and Animated Series, Beginning Friday, April 20
Said lineup includes a never-before-seen episode of the hit animated series "The Penguins of Madagascar."

[04/18/12 - 09:34 AM]
"Damages" Fifth and Final Season Heads Toward an Explosive Showdown This Summer
The series returns to DirecTV's Audience Network on Wednesday, July 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/12 - 08:47 AM]
ABC's "DWTS" Results Show is Up/"Private Practice" Opens at #1 in its New Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 17.

[04/18/12 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, FOX Share Demo Crown
Plus: ABC's "Private Practice" dips to a series low in its new home and CBS's "NCIS" falls to its season low.

[04/18/12 - 08:01 AM]
Starz Presents "Magic City" Marathon on Friday, May 25 at 9PM ET/PT
The seven-hour marathon will tee up the season finale, airing the following week at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/18/12 - 07:52 AM]
Style Media Announces Robust 2012 Development Slate With 25% Increase in Original Programming
Plus: the second season of the hit docu-series "Tia & Tamera" returns on Monday, June 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/12 - 07:06 AM]
A&E Series "Flipped Off" Will Now Premiere Saturday, April 28 at 10 PM ET/PT
The Russell Hantz-led series was previously set to air in the 9:00/8:00c hour.

[04/18/12 - 07:05 AM]
NBCOlympics.com Re-Launches Today -- 100 Days from Start of 2012 London Olympics
During the Games, NBCOlympics.com will live stream every event and sport for the first time ever.

[04/18/12 - 03:01 AM]
MTV to Be Honored at Trevor Live Presented by Audi of America & Wells Fargo
The Trevor 2020 Award recognizes visionary organizations that increase the visibility and understanding of LGBTQ issues and support the LGBTQ community.

[04/17/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 17
Updates include: Delta Burke injury halts production on ABC's "Counter Culture"; NBC orders "Howie Mandel's White Elephant"; and Linda Wallem and Liz Brixius to exit Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."

[04/17/12 - 11:00 PM]
Interview: "Private Practice" Executive Producer Betsy Beers
In an exclusive chat, Beers reacts to the major happenings in tonight's episode plus teases what's ahead.

[04/17/12 - 04:59 PM]
Video: FX Summer Comedy Promos
Check out the latest spots for "Anger Management," "Wilfred," "Louie" & "Brand X with Russell Brand" - all premiering Thursday, June 28.

[04/17/12 - 04:45 PM]
CBS Sports Marks 53rd Year of NFL Coverage as Network Announces 2012 "NFL on CBS" Broadcast Schedule
Highlights include Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013 from New Orleans.

[04/17/12 - 04:20 PM]
2012 "Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
The Peacock will broadcast 19 primetime NFL games during the 2012 season.

[04/17/12 - 04:10 PM]
2012 NFL on FOX Season Kicks Off Sunday, Sept. 9th
The 19th season begins with doubleheader coverage of seven games including the Green Bay Packers hosting the San Francisco 49ers.

[04/17/12 - 04:07 PM]
ESPN's 2012 "Monday Night Football" Schedule
The 43rd season will kick off with a doubleheader Monday, September 10 and will continue with a total of 17 prime-time games.

[04/17/12 - 03:53 PM]
Check Out the Premiere of "The L.A. Complex" One Week Early!
The show's pilot is now available on CWTV.com, the CW Network app and Hulu.com.

[04/17/12 - 03:13 PM]
FEARnet Renews "Holliston" For Second Season
Season two of the offbeat and nostalgic '80s-throwback horror-comedy created by Adam Green and produced by ArieScope Pictures is slated for summer 2013.

[04/17/12 - 02:10 PM]
Bravo Media Shatters Ratings Records on Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, April 15.

[04/17/12 - 01:36 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Continues Its Reign
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Eureka," TLC's "Mama's Boys of the Bronx" and the NHL playoffs.

[04/17/12 - 01:31 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Win Streak Continues
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "Nick News," HBO's "Girls" and History's "Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved."

[04/17/12 - 12:55 PM]
"Dr. Phil" Is #1 Talk Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/17/12 - 12:35 PM]
VH1 Set to Hang Out with "Big Ang"
The 10-episode half-hour series, a spin-off of "Mob Wives," is set to premiere in the summer of 2012.

[04/17/12 - 12:13 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week, Ranks #1 on 5 of 7 Nights
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/12 - 12:10 PM]
Discovery Channel to Air "World's Scariest Plane Landings" Special on Monday, April 23rd at 10PM ET/PT
The one-hour special "brings you some of the most frightening moments in aviation, with incredible footage and first-hand accounts from those caught up in the action."

[04/17/12 - 11:48 AM]
A&E's Hit Original Drama Series "Breakout Kings" Airs Two-Hour Season Finale Sunday, April 29 at 9PM ET/PT
"Freakshow" and "Served Cold" will back-to-back on said night.

[04/17/12 - 11:37 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adult and Young Men Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/12 - 11:04 AM]
Sundance Channel's "Push Girls," Seventeen and SADD Partner on Pro-Social Campaign to Raise Awareness About the Dangers of Drinking & Driving
The initiative is tied to its new original docu-series, premiering Tuesday, June 5, with a sneak peek airing tonight, April 17.

[04/17/12 - 11:00 AM]
Debut of Nickelodeon's "The Legend of Korra" Draws 4.5 Million Viewers, Ranks as Basic Cable's Number-One Kids' Show and the Top Animated Series for the Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/12 - 11:00 AM]
"60 Minutes" Tribute to Mike Wallace Makes the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 15.

[04/17/12 - 10:37 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - Network Wins Its Sixth Straight Week in Viewers and 23rd Out of 30 This Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/12 - 10:36 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps TV's #1 Total Day Ranking for the 2nd Straight Week Across Target Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 Demographics
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/12 - 10:27 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of April 9-15
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.







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[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
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