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[08/15/11 - 10:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 15
Updates include: TLC cancels "Kate Plus 8"; Peter Tolan to pen NBC's Sean Hayes-led comedy; and ABC lands a pair of potential dramas.

[08/15/11 - 05:32 PM]
MTV Gets Even More "Awkward" Picking Up a Second Season of Its Hit Comedy
The series continues its season one run on Tuesday nights with 7 all-new remaining episodes.

[08/15/11 - 03:31 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Tops Originals
Syfy's wrestling franchise leads the night among adults 18-49.

[08/15/11 - 02:03 PM]
Bad to the Bone: "Dinosaur Revolution" to Premiere September 4 and 11 on Discovery Channel
The four-part series premieres Sunday, September 4 on the cable channel.

[08/15/11 - 12:55 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Oprah.com Sweepstakes
Starting today, viewers can enter for a chance to meet Oprah Winfrey at the O You! event in Atlanta, Georgia.

[08/15/11 - 10:38 AM]
Travel Channel Triple Stacks Three Original Series on Tuesday Nights Premiering on October 4
Newcomer "Made in America" will be joined by returning series "Mysteries At The Museum" and "Off Limits."

[08/15/11 - 10:27 AM]
Animal Planet Announces Matching Campaign for the Network's Charitable Giving Initiative - R.O.A.R.
The matching campaign allows consumer donations to be matched dollar for dollar up to $90,000 from the proceeds of Animal Planet licensed products.

[08/15/11 - 09:58 AM]
"HGTV Design Star" Season Seven Now Casting
Beginning Sunday, August 21, open auditions for the seventh season will get underway at various locations across the country.

[08/15/11 - 09:42 AM]
"Big Brother" Tops Sunday in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 14.

[08/15/11 - 09:30 AM]
MTV Goes Under Lockdown With the Series Premiere of "Cuff'd," on Monday, August 29 at 11PM ET/PT
The documentary series "provides viewers with a fly-on-the-wall perspective of what happens on the ride to the precinct after young offenders are arrested."

[08/15/11 - 09:24 AM]
Designer Sabrina Soto Reveals How to Make High-End Style Affordable in "The High Low Project"
The newcomer formally launches Saturday, September 3 at 8:30/7:30c.

[08/15/11 - 09:02 AM]
Platinum-Selling New Zealand Pop Band Goldenhorse Make Their U.S. Debut on ABC Family's "The Lying Game"
Smartphone users can go to ABCFamily.com and get their song "Jump Into the Sun" for free in the next 24 hours.

[08/15/11 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "CMA Music Festival" Surges by 1 Million Viewers Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 14.

[08/15/11 - 08:53 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Modest Start for FOX's "In The Flow"
CBS dominates the night thanks to a PGA overrun from that afternoon.

[08/15/11 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights "Brickleberry" Animated Series, a Co-Production of Fox 21 and Comedy Central, From Executive Producers Daniel Tosh, Waco O'Guin and Roger Black
"Daniel Tosh pointed a gun at our heads and asked if we would put this series on the air, and we agreed that would be a good idea," said Kent Alterman.

[08/15/11 - 07:13 AM]
"Children of 9/11" Special to Air on Monday, September 5th at 10 PM ET on NBC
For the first time, this special "gives a voice to the young people directly affected by 9/11."

[08/15/11 - 06:31 AM]
Seth MacFarlane is Better Than Words on EPIX
Premiering September 24, the sold-out live performance of his upcoming album "Music is Better than Words" was shot with special guest Sara Bareilles.

[08/15/11 - 06:15 AM]
A Realtor, A Stay-at-Home Dad, A Server and A Neural Engineer Are the "Masterchef" Top 4 Finalists
The show's two-part season finale begins tonight at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[08/15/11 - 06:08 AM]
Watch Out for "Flying Anvils" Premiering on Science this Labor Day
Tory Belleci of "MythBusters" hosts the special, bowing Monday, September 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/15/11 - 06:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Good Enough for FOX Win
"Cops," "Family Guy" and "The Cleveland Show" encores take the adults 18-49 crown.

[08/15/11 - 06:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Lifts FOX
The network's Tampa Bay/Kansas City exhibition overshadows the launch of "Karaoke Battle USA" on ABC.

[08/15/11 - 05:16 AM]
BET Networks Celebrates the Unveiling of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial with a Special Programming Lineup on BET and Centric on Sunday, August 28
"Alpha Man: The Brotherhood of MLK" and "Michelle Obama on a Mission: Impact Africa" are among the night's highlights.

[08/15/11 - 05:10 AM]
Bravo's Housewives Together Live for the First Time During "The Real Housewives Live Tour"
The multi-city tour begins in Atlantic City, NJ on October 1 with additional stops in Chicago, IL on October 8 and Atlanta, GA on October 15.

[08/15/11 - 12:15 AM]
Interview: "The Lying Game" Executive Producer Gina Girolamo
ABC Family's latest teen drama, based on the books by Sara Shepard, launches tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/14/11 - 06:04 PM]
AMC Renews "Breaking Bad" - Network Orders 16 Episodes to Conclude Series
Production on all episodes of the final order will commence in early 2012.

[08/12/11 - 10:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 12
Updates include: Shawn Ryan, Simon Mirren team for CBS drama; Luka Jones set for NBC's "BFF"; and Hallmark details "Love's Christmas Journey."

[08/12/11 - 03:00 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore" Continues to Dominate Thursday Night, Ranking as the Number One Show Across All Television Among Total Viewers and P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 11.

[08/12/11 - 02:39 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Untouched Yet Again
MTV's juggernaut doubles the adults 18-49 numbers for ESPN's NFL preseason coverage.

[08/12/11 - 02:20 PM]
ABC Family's "Secret Life" to Wrap 24-Week Run on September 5, "Lying Game" to Get Earlier Slot in Fall
The channel's flagship drama has aired every Monday since March 28.

[08/12/11 - 12:39 PM]
MTV Cancels "The Hard Times of RJ Berger"
Co-creators Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg confirmed the news via their Twitter accounts this afternoon.

[08/12/11 - 11:27 AM]
Video: FX's "American Horror Story" Clip: "Stairs"
Watch the seventh clue from the upcoming drama, premiering Wednesday, October 5.

[08/12/11 - 11:22 AM]
TNT Adds More "Leverage" as Hit Caper Series Enjoys Best Season Yet
The network has ordered 15 episodes for its fifth season, which is slated to launch in summer 2012.

[08/12/11 - 11:07 AM]
ABC's New Summer Series "Karaoke Battle USA" Announces Online Karaoke Contest
The winners receive a professional karaoke machine and $100 iTunes gift certificate.

[08/12/11 - 10:01 AM]
BBC America September Highlights
New additions include Chris Hardwick's "The Nerdist" on Saturday, September 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/12/11 - 09:16 AM]
"Big Brother" Sweeps Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos for the Sixth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, August 11.

[08/12/11 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off FOX's "Dance" Finale
Due to local NFL preseason preemptions, CBS's numbers however may be inflated.

[08/12/11 - 08:30 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Winner Following Last Night's Finale
Part seven of seven from our final week of post-elimination night interviews.

[08/12/11 - 08:29 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" First Runner-Up Following Last Night's Finale
Part six of seven from our final week of post-elimination night interviews.

[08/12/11 - 08:28 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Second Runner-Up Following Last Night's Finale
Part five of seven from our final week of post-elimination night interviews.

[08/12/11 - 08:27 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Third Runner-Up Following Last Night's Finale
Part four of seven from our final week of post-elimination night interviews.

[08/12/11 - 08:26 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Nigel Lythgoe Following Last Night's Finale
Part three of seven from our final week of post-elimination night interviews.

[08/12/11 - 08:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Mary Murphy Following Last Night's Finale
Part two of seven from our final week of post-elimination night interviews.

[08/12/11 - 08:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Christopher "Lil' C" Toler Following Last Night's Finale
Part one of seven from our final week of post-elimination night interviews.

[08/12/11 - 07:27 AM]
MAX GO(R) App Launched on Apple(R) iPad(R), iPhone(R) and iPod Touch(R), Coinciding With Premiere of Cinemax's First Original Primetime Series "Strike Back"
Along with the debut episode, users will have access to the second episode a week prior to its airing on the linear network.

[08/12/11 - 07:05 AM]
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" Premieres September 24 With Alec Baldwin & Radiohead
He'll be followed by Melissa McCarthy and musical guest Lady Antebellum on October 1.

[08/12/11 - 06:57 AM]
Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Renewed for 4th Season in 2012
"'Warehouse 13' is deservedly the most popular series in our history and we're delighted to renew it for a fourth season," said Mark Stern.

[08/12/11 - 12:15 AM]
Interview: "Strike Back" Co-Executive Producer Frank Spotnitz
Cinemax's action series bows tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the pay channel.

[08/12/11 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "Karaoke Battle USA" Host Joey Fatone
ABC's latest talent competition premieres tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[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.







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[09/27/16 - 07:01 AM]
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