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[08/14/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 14
Updates include: HBO pilots "Getting On" import from the U.K.; Lennie James, Joe Anderson bound for AMC pilots; and Lara Jean Chorostecki joins NBC's "Hannibal."

[08/14/12 - 02:49 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Dramas on TNT, NFL Preseason on ESPN Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Gallery Girls," Disney XD's "Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja" and TLC's "United Bates of America."

[08/14/12 - 02:03 PM]
The Enchanting Catherine Bell Is Back with a New Career and a Newborn in "The Good Witch's Charm," a Hallmark Channel Original World Premiere, October 27
Chris Potter also returns for the fifth installment of the franchise.

[08/14/12 - 01:22 PM]
Velocity Revs Its Engine with an All-New Season of "What's My Car Worth?"
The show's fourth season kicks with the first of 13 all-new episodes on Wednesday, August 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/14/12 - 12:55 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: HBO's "True Blood" Still the Original to Beat
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Air Jaws Apocalypse," TLC's "High School Moms" and Comedy Central's "Roast of Roseanne."

[08/14/12 - 12:50 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Syfy's "Boogeyman" Scares Up Night's Top Original
Plus: numbers for FX's "UFC 150 Preliminaries," Hallmark's "The Music Teacher" and Animal Planet's "Tanked."

[08/14/12 - 12:05 PM]
NBC Announces Encore Sampling of New Comedies "Go On" and "Animal Practice" for Tuesday, August 21
The show's pilots will rebroadcast at 10:00/9:00c that night following "America's Got Talent."

[08/14/12 - 11:47 AM]
History's Launch of New Car-Loving Series "Counting Cars" Garners 4.3 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/14/12 - 11:46 AM]
The Hub TV Network's Summer Schedule Continues to Build with Big Audience Gains
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 11:42 AM]
9.1 Million Viewers Tune In to Say Goodbye to TNT's "The Closer"
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/14/12 - 11:31 AM]
GSN Announces Line-Up of Celebrity Guests for "The Pyramid," Premiering Monday, September 3
Mike Richards hosts the daily strip show, which will air Monday through Friday at 6:00/5:00c.

[08/14/12 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Family's "Beverly Hills Nannies" Reunion Special to Air Tuesday, September 4
Ross Matthews hosts the show's newly ordered 10th episode, "where Nannies and Mothers can finally let all of the tension out."

[08/14/12 - 11:11 AM]
Syfy Will Suck the Blood Out of Labor Day with Vampire Movie Marathon on Monday, September 3
"Stake Land," "Blade II" and "Daybreakers" are among the featured titles.

[08/14/12 - 11:08 AM]
"Joe Schmo" Returns! Spike TV Brings Back The Audacious Faux Reality Show Where Only One Contestant Is Real
"Joe Schmo: The Full Bounty," a new 10-episode season, is set to premiere in the first quarter of next year.

[08/14/12 - 11:07 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Charts Three of Basic Cable's Top 5 Most-Watched Dramas Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 11:04 AM]
Disney Friends for Change Ambassadors Zendaya and Bella Thorne Spotlight Youth Leaders in Interstitials Premiering Friday, August 17 on Disney Channel
The spots feature the duo "as they learn techniques to inspire positive leadership and take a stand against bullying."

[08/14/12 - 10:55 AM]
Disney Channel Tracking for Summer Gold - Pacing for Decisive, First-Ever Total Day #1 Ranking in Total Viewers and Kids 2-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 10:39 AM]
Video: "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Promo - "Beware"
FX's flagship comedy returns with a new season this October.

[08/14/12 - 10:36 AM]
The Stakes Are Even Higher and the Mistakes Are Permanent When "Ink Master" Returns Starting Tuesday, October 9 at 10 PM, ET/PT
Dave Navarro, Chris Nunez and Oliver Peck return for the new season, which will culminate with a live finale in December.

[08/14/12 - 10:09 AM]
"Nova" Looks at the Crisis in Crime Science, Making the Ultimate Viking Weapon, Easter Island, a New Mars Quest and the Original Computer in Fall 2012 Line Up
Said installments kick off with "Secrets of the Viking Super Sword" on Wednesday, October 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/14/12 - 09:44 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - So Far This Summer, FOX Ranks No. 2 Overall Among the Broadcast Networks Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 09:43 AM]
VH1 Shoots For Gold With A Third Season Of "La La's Full Court Life"
The upcoming season will feature La La Anthony's trip to London to cheer on her NBA superstar husband Carmelo Anthony as part of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Dream Team.

[08/14/12 - 09:33 AM]
Fans of Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Invited to Set Sail on Luxurious Culinary Journey
Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons will host the first-ever "Top Chef: The Cruise," which runs from April 11-15.

[08/14/12 - 09:30 AM]
Fresh Off of His Five Medal Wins from the 2012 London Olympics, Ryan Lochte Races Over to "90210"!
Lochte will make a cameo on the episode airing Monday, October 29 on The CW.

[08/14/12 - 09:27 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "Wipeout" Surges to ABC's 2nd-Highest Non-Sports Rating in the Time Period Since Early June
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Addicted" Reveals the Emotional Journey of Substance Abuse on Discovery Fit & Health August 28 at 10PM ET/PT
In season two, interventionist Kristina Wandzilak works with nine individuals with uncontrollable addictions.

[08/14/12 - 08:45 AM]
Second Season Premiere of "Grimm" Captures Its Second Highest 18-49 Rating Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 13 plus the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor Pad" Marks Best-Since-Premiere Results Against Debut Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/14/12 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen" Spoils NBC's Post-Olympics Launches
The Peacock's "Stars Earn Stripes" and "Grimm" take second place last night.

[08/14/12 - 08:21 AM]
Cooking Channel's Roger Mooking Plays with Fire in New Series "Man Fire Food" - Series Premieres Tuesday, September 18th at 10pm ET/7pm PT
In the newcomer, Mooking travels the country to discover inventive ways to cook with fire.

[08/14/12 - 08:13 AM]
Starz and Encore Labor Day Roundup: Superheroes, Detectives, and Comics, Join Forces To Provide Holiday Amusement
Highlights include a "Torchwood: Miracle Day" marathon on Monday, September 3 from 10am to 11:10pm.

[08/14/12 - 05:31 AM]
A+E Networks(TM) and Lionsgate Announce Longterm Home Entertainment Distribution Partnership
The latter will now handle DVD distribution of the former's programming from A&E, History and Lifetime.

[08/14/12 - 05:19 AM]
World Premiere Lifetime Original Movie "Killer Among Us" Airs Saturday, September 8
Tess Atkins, Tom Cavanagh and Boris Kodjoe star in the telefilm.

[08/13/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 13
Updates include: VH1 shelves "Ev & Ocho"; Jodie Foster to helm potential Showtime drama pilot; and Spike TV bumps "Rat Bastards" out of primetime.

[08/13/12 - 04:51 PM]
Zach Braff to Guest Star on TV Land's Hit Sitcom "The Exes" with Former "Scrubs" Co-Star Donald Faison
He'll play Chuck Feeney, a professional tennis player client of Phil's (Faison), in the August 29 episode.

[08/13/12 - 03:07 PM]
Disney Channel's "Gravity Falls" Soars to Series Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, August 10.

[08/13/12 - 02:42 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "WWE Smackdown" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TBS's "House of Payne" finale, TLC's "Randy to the Rescue" and more!

[08/13/12 - 02:14 PM]
USA is Most-Watched in Cable for an Unprecedented 7th Summer in a Row
USA spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/13/12 - 02:04 PM]
NBC's "Animal Practice" Preview Averages a 4.1 Rating in Adults 18-49 and 12.8 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12.

[08/13/12 - 01:58 PM]
London Olympics on NBC Is Most-Watched Television Event in U.S. History
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12 plus its Olympics coverage to date.

[08/13/12 - 01:15 PM]
It's a Medal-Worthy Week on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" When the Broadcast Features Olympic Medal Winners August 13 Through 16
On tap for tonight: U.S. Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton.

[08/13/12 - 01:00 PM]
"The Price Is Right" Announces Its First-Ever Search to Find a Male Model
The winner, who will be chosen by viewers, will win a one-week modeling gig on the game show.

[08/13/12 - 12:54 PM]
A&E's "Longmire" Season Finale Hits Series High in Adults 25-54 and Draws in 4.3 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12.

[08/13/12 - 12:11 PM]
"The Soup" Throws the Wedding of the Century for Jen and Justin!
Kevin Lee, Shangela, Ted Nugent, Jillian Reynolds, Doug Benson and Giuliana Rancic are among the featured guests.

[08/13/12 - 11:57 AM]
Matt Hanna Joining G4 Media as Head of Originals
Hanna comes to G4 from True Entertainment, where he was Senior Vice President of Development.

[08/13/12 - 11:43 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Welcomes Oprah Winfrey to the Family Home in the Episode Airing Sunday, August 26 at 9:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
Said installment details their appearance on OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[08/13/12 - 11:41 AM]
MTV's Comedic Reality Series "WakeBrothers" Moves to Monday Nights as of August 20
The newcomer will now follow "Ridciculousness" and "The Inbetweeners" at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/13/12 - 11:03 AM]
Emmy Winner and Tony Nominee Sean Hayes to Guest Star in Multi-Episode Arc on NBC's "Smash"
He'll play Terrence Falls, "a comedic television and film star who is making his Broadway debut."

[08/13/12 - 10:48 AM]
Oxygen Announces NeNe Leakes and Robert Ulrich to Host "The Glee Project Live Reunion" Directly After Season Two Finale on Tuesday, August 14 at 11PM ET on Oxygen.com
Fans can tweet their questions to @TheGleeProject or submit live video questions the night of the event at Oxygen.com.

[08/13/12 - 10:28 AM]
Step Into the Lives of High Tech Card Sharks and Slot Swindlers in Destination America's New Series "Cheating Vegas"
The newcomer premieres Sunday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.







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[10/21/14 - 02:19 PM]
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[10/21/14 - 02:18 PM]
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[10/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
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[10/21/14 - 12:57 PM]
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[10/21/14 - 12:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "My Boyfriends' Dogs," Elevates Network to Rate #1 Among Households in Primetime
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[10/21/14 - 12:09 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Orders for "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin"
"The Flash" debuted as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings.

[10/21/14 - 11:55 AM]
FX Cancels "The Bridge" After Two Seasons
The network has released a statement indicating the series won't be returning.

[10/21/14 - 11:29 AM]
TBS Leads the Pack as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network Among Total Viewers in Primetime and Ranking Among the Top 3 with Adults 18-49
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[10/21/14 - 10:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 13-19 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Every Other Key Demo
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[10/21/14 - 10:43 AM]
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[10/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
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[10/21/14 - 10:39 AM]
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[10/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
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[10/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
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