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  1. TNT Passes on Justin Chatwin Drama Pilot 'Breed'

    4:30 pm PDT 04/23/2015
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    The pilot hailed from John Scott Shepherd. READ MORE

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  2. MTV Renews 'Faking It,' Orders Late-Night Celebrity Talk Show

    2:00 pm PDT 04/21/2015
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    The Viacom-owned cable network also firmed up its summer schedule during its upfront presentation. READ MORE

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  3. ABC Family Plots Big Scripted Music Push as Focus Shifts to "Becomers"

    1:00 pm PDT 04/14/2015
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    The younger-skewing cable network will double its original programming over the next four years as part of its year-round plan, with a scripted music drama from Christina Aguilera and a comedy from Irving Azoff in the works. READ MORE

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  4. 'Celebrity Deathmatch' Revived at MTV2 (Exclusive)

    7:00 am PDT 04/14/2015
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    The cable network has also picked up a topical show from Charlamagne and a docuseries starring rapper Tyga. READ MORE

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  5. TV Upfronts: Pop Partners With John Legend

    11:04 am PDT 04/09/2015
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    The former TV Guide Network also is developing a handful of new unscripted series. READ MORE

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  6. TV Upfronts: USA Developing Dramas From Rob Reiner, Catherine Hardwicke, 'Supernatural' Boss

    8:30 am PDT 04/07/2015
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    The cabler's upfront development slate consists of nine dramas, a limited series and an alternative entry from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. READ MORE

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  7. TV Upfronts: USA Orders Chrisley Late-Night Pilot, Nabs 'SmackDown' From Syfy

    8:30 am PDT 04/07/2015
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    The network is betting big on the breakout stars of 'Chrisley Knows Best.' READ MORE

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  8. 'Muppets' Revived at ABC With 'Big Bang Theory' Co-Creator

    9:00 am PDT 04/03/2015
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    Bill Prady is co-writing the script that is being eyed as a straight-to-series variety show. READ MORE

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  9. CMT Orders Billy Ray Cyrus Scripted Comedy, Chelsea Handler-Produced Late-Night Talker

    9:00 am PDT 04/02/2015
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    The country-themed network also picked up a Kellie Pickler docuseries produced by Ryan Seacrest. READ MORE

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  10. Jerrod Carmichael Comedy Nabs Series Order at NBC

    5:20 pm PDT 03/10/2015
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    Marking the network's first new comedy order for the 2015-16 season. READ MORE

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  11. Spike TV Rebrands, Inks Deal With Dwayne Johnson

    3:06 pm PST 03/03/2015
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    At its upfront presentation Tuesday, the Viacom-owned cabler also announced additional episodes for 'Lip Sync Battle' and a script deal for drama 'Emergency Broadcast.' READ MORE

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  12. Broadcast TV Scorecard: Complete Guide to What's New, Renewed and Canceled

    2:39 pm PST 02/05/2015
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    Keep up with what broadcast series are returning, canceled or have wrapped their run with THR's handy guide to the 2015-16 television season. READ MORE

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  13. TV Upfront Commitments Drop for First Time in Five Years

    5:00 am PDT 08/04/2014
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    NBC is the lone broadcast network to see a lift from the 2013-14 season, as even cable sales drop for the first time since the recession. READ MORE

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  14. Fox Upfront Commitments Fall 10 Percent to About $1.6 Billion

    1:34 pm PDT 06/25/2014
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    The network realized smaller ad rate gains due to declining "American Idol" and not enough new hits. READ MORE

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  15. NBC Books $2.52 Billion in Upfront Commitments, 12 Percent Gain

    1:44 pm PDT 06/24/2014
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    “We are very pleased to have led the market in both rate of change and volume growth this upfront," said NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke, noting the net's double-digit increases. READ MORE

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  16. TV Upfronts: An Ad Buyer Weighs In on Hits, Misses and What Really Matters

    8:00 am PDT 05/17/2014
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    Starcom's Amanda Richman talks about cross-platform measurement, diversity (finally!), the value of live sports (could demand flatten?) and why she's proceeding with caution on ABC's Taiwanese-American comedy "Fresh off the Boat." READ MORE

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  17. 'Galavant,' Comic Book Overload and Three More of TV's Big Swings for 2014-15

    2:15 pm PDT 05/16/2014
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    How many comic book shows are too much? Will abandoning comedy on Thursdays work for NBC? THR takes a look. READ MORE

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  18. TV Upfronts: Studio Chiefs on Trends, Surprises and That Big Disappointment

    1:10 pm PDT 05/16/2014
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    The studio chiefs talk with THR about the big scheduling moves, redeveloping pilots and the broadcast networks' diversity push. READ MORE

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  19. ABC's 'Rising Star' to Include Kesha, Ludacris, Josh Groban and Brad Paisley

    7:00 am PDT 05/16/2014
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    This summer's big reality swing, based on the popular Israeli format from Keshet DCP, lines up its talent just a month out from its June launch. READ MORE

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