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[08/11/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 11
Updates include: Erica Durance to visit ABC's "Charlie's Angeles"; Comedy Central, FOX pass on pilots; and Jane Kaczmarek joins NBC's "Whitney."

[08/11/11 - 06:08 PM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Rivals" Delivers Its Largest Audience in More Than Two Years
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 10.

[08/11/11 - 04:48 PM]
USA Network's Longest Running Original Series On-Air "Psych" Returns Wednesday, October 12 at 10/9c
Guest stars this season include William Shatner, Danny Glover, Kristy Swanson, Corey Feldman, Joey McIntyre and Malcolm McDowell.

[08/11/11 - 04:29 PM]
USA Network's "In Plain Sight" Returns for Fifth Season With Eight Explosive Episodes in Spring 2012
The Mary McCormack-led drama will return for its fifth and final season in Spring 2012.

[08/11/11 - 04:09 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage" Wins Demo Wars for A&E
USA's "Royal Pains" however is the most-watched cable program last night.

[08/11/11 - 01:27 PM]
Pro Football Superstar Terrell Owens Returns to the Gridiron for USA's "Necessary Roughness"
He'll play Kevin "The Mine-field" Minnifield, TK's (Mehcad Brooks) lifelong rival, in the season finale.

[08/11/11 - 12:02 PM]
Bobby Cannavale Checks In to "Nurse Jackie"
He'll play a formidable hospital administrator in 10 episodes next season.

[08/11/11 - 11:10 AM]
Special Edition of "20/20" Premieres Sunday, August 21 on ABC
The franchise's "The Sixth Sense" installments will encore each Sunday through September 18 on the Alphabet.

[08/11/11 - 11:06 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Finish #1 vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of Aug. 1-5
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 1-5.

[08/11/11 - 11:03 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Presents Two Primetime Specials "Twins of the Twin Towers" and "From the Ground Up" Airing Sunday, September 11
"Twins of the Twin Towers" will premiere at 9:00/8:00c that night followed by "From the Ground Up."

[08/11/11 - 10:23 AM]
truTV Orders New Series Set in California DMV from Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg's Katalyst
"We've all spent time at the DMV, but few people know what it's like to work for the DMV," said Goldberg.

[08/11/11 - 10:21 AM]
Video: FX's "American Horror Story" Clip: "Fire"
Watch the sixth clue from the upcoming drama, premiering Wednesday, October 5.

[08/11/11 - 10:15 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Series "True Blood" for Fifth Season
"I remain amazed and delighted by the enthusiasm of our viewers," said Alan Ball. "I can't imagine having more fun than this."

[08/11/11 - 09:28 AM]
USA Network Orders Season Two of Hit Original Series "Suits"
16 one-hour episodes are on tap for its sophomore run, due next year.

[08/11/11 - 09:14 AM]
FishBowl Worldwide Media Begins Production on Original Animated Web Series "The Potts"
Dave Coulier and Richard Kind topline the project, from "How I Met Your Mother's" Chuck Tatham.

[08/11/11 - 09:13 AM]
"Big Brother" Tops Wednesday in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 10.

[08/11/11 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Hits the Trifecta and Scores Seth MacFarlane as Roast Master for Third Consecutive Time
The "Roast of Charlie Sheen" premieres Monday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/11/11 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dance" Gives FOX Narrow Victory
The penultimate installment of the summer franchise edges out CBS for the adults 18-49 crown.

[08/11/11 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Delivers its Most-Watched Week in 2 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 1-5.

[08/11/11 - 08:31 AM]
Anthony Jeselnik Inks Development Deal With Comedy Central(R)
Jeselnik will star in and executive produce the project that he is set to develop and shoot in early 2012.

[08/11/11 - 07:55 AM]
"Eureka's" Neil Grayston Returns to "Warehouse 13" in New Crossover Episode
Sasha Roiz and Steve Yeun also guest star in said installment, due Monday, August 15.

[08/11/11 - 07:35 AM]
Spike TV Announces the Pick-Up of Four New Non-Scripted Original Series
Plus: freshman "Repo Games" has been picked up for another 20 episodes.

[08/11/11 - 07:16 AM]
USA Network Presents the World Television Premiere of the Academy-Award Winning Best Documentary Short Subject Winner "Twin Towers"
The commercial-free premiere will follow the fellow debut of "The Space Between" that same night.

[08/11/11 - 07:02 AM]
Style Presents Exclusive Television Event "Wedding Fabulous: Sherri Shepherd Gets Married" Premiering Tuesday, September 13 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Kym Whitley, Yvette Nicole Brown and Niecy Nash will be among her celebrity bridesmaids.

[08/11/11 - 07:01 AM]
Music's Biggest Quadruple Threat Bruno Mars to Take His Talents to the 2011 MTV Video Music Award Stage
Plus: Jonah Hill, Rick Ross, Selena Gomez, Seth Rogen and Kim Kardashian are among the first wave of presenters.

[08/11/11 - 07:00 AM]
"Survivor" Premieres and "Big Brother" Concludes on An All-Reality Night With Special 90-Minute Editions, Wednesday, Sept. 14
"Survivor" will open the night followed by the "Big Brother" finale at 9:30/8:30c.

[08/10/11 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 10
Updates include: "Glee," "Vampire Diaries" add recurring roles; Kevin Bacon lands second project at HBO; and Jerry Bruckheimer books state trooper drama at CBS.

[08/10/11 - 07:28 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Covert Affairs" Finale Takes Top Spot
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Dirty Money," TLC's "Crazy About Pippa" and Lifetime's "Picker Sisters."

[08/10/11 - 07:26 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: TNT's "Closer" Reigns as Most-Watched
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Norway Massacre," HBO's "Superheroes" and Food Network's "Sugar High."

[08/10/11 - 05:06 PM]
MTV's Tuesday Night Ratings Are Anything But "Awkward."
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 9.

[08/10/11 - 04:10 PM]
Season Finales of "White Collar" and "Covert Affairs" Bring in Season Highs
USA spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 9.

[08/10/11 - 03:06 PM]
Bravo's "Flipping Out" Delivers A Series High
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 9.

[08/10/11 - 02:59 PM]
"That Metal Show" Returns to VH1 Classic With Legend Tony Iommi Saturday, August 20 at 11 PM ET/PT
Other upcoming guests this season include Lars Ulrich and Sammy Hagar.

[08/10/11 - 02:44 PM]
Jennifer Love Hewitt to Star In and Executive Produce New Lifetime Series "The Client List" for 2012 Launch
Dannielle Thomas, Howard Braunstein, Michael Jaffe, AJ Rinella and Jordan Budde will also serve as executive producers.

[08/10/11 - 02:18 PM]
Showtime to Air Special Marathon of First Seven Episodes of "The Big C" Sunday, August 14th at 2:30 PM ET/PT
The series, starring Golden Globe-winner Laura Linney, regularly airs Mondays at 10:30/9:30c.

[08/10/11 - 02:15 PM]
The Weather Channel Presents "Hurricane Week 2011"
The week-long stunt, set for August 15-19, will air each night at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[08/10/11 - 12:31 PM]
Bravo Media Partners With OkCupid for Interactive Viral Campaign to Promote New Docu-Series "Most Eligible Dallas"
The newcomer premieres Monday, August 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/10/11 - 11:43 AM]
Bio Channel's #1 Series "Celebrity Ghost Stories" Presents "The Haunting of Loretta Lynn," A One-Hour Season Finale on Saturday, August 20
Lynn's Hurricane Mills estate in Tennessee is considered to be one of the most haunted properties in America.

[08/10/11 - 11:15 AM]
Filming Begins in Toronto on Cinemax's New 12-Part Action Series "Transporter," Starring Chris Vance
Shooting through this November, the series will debut on Cinemax in 2012.

[08/10/11 - 11:02 AM]
NBC and Bloomingdale's Team Up to Showcase New Series and Fall Fashions in Unprecedented Partnership
The partnership includes a special sweepstakes for a walk-on role in the new show "The Playboy Club."

[08/10/11 - 10:30 AM]
Video: FX's "American Horror Story" Clip: "Lying Down"
Watch the fifth clue from the upcoming drama, premiering Wednesday, October 5.

[08/10/11 - 10:29 AM]
"Jessie," A Comedy About A Small Town Girl Turned New York City Nanny, Premieres Friday, September 30 on Disney Channel
Debby Ryan stars as "a small-town girl who leaves behind her Texas roots and finds a job in the Big Apple as nanny to a high-flying couple's four precocious kids."

[08/10/11 - 10:28 AM]
Jerry Bruckheimer Will Be Answering Questions Live Via Twitter During Episode 3 of ABC's "Take the Money & Run," August 16
Also for the series, ABC.com now has a Sweepstakes open, allowing viewers to enter for a chance to win $5,000.

[08/10/11 - 10:03 AM]
Major League Soccer and NBC Sports Group Announce Multi-Year Partnership
The partnership calls for 45 MLS games and four U.S. Men's National Team contests to be televised live across both NBC and NBC Sports Network each season.

[08/10/11 - 09:55 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Matches its Best Tuesday Performance This Summer in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 9.

[08/10/11 - 09:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Duo Rises in Victory
Both "Hell's Kitchen" and "Masterchef" were up from last week's numbers.

[08/10/11 - 08:32 AM]
Dim Sum and Drama! WE tv's Newest Series "Family Restaurant" Premieres August 16th at 10 PM ET/PT
The half-hour series follows the Quon's, owners of a booming Chinese restaurant, the Lingnan.

[08/10/11 - 08:17 AM]
Anthony Bourdain Turns Travel Misfortune Into Opportunity in "The Layover," Travel Channel's New Original Series Premiering Monday, November 21 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT
The 10-part series gives the "No Reservations" host just 24-48 hours to explore an unexpected destination.

[08/10/11 - 08:01 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Series Will Launch Unprecedented Fully Integrated Twitter Story Line Beginning Friday, August 12
In the story, Vince (Richard Donat) and Dave (John Dunsworth), who run the newspaper in Haven, join Twitter as newcomers to the medium.

[08/10/11 - 06:03 AM]
NBC Network Show Sites Are First Among Unique Visitors, Total Minutes and Page Views for First Half of 2011
NBC spins the digital numbers for the year to date.







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[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
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TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
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