[wednesday, august 15, 2012]    
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[08/15/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 15
Updates include: Tony Shalhoub joins CBS's "Ex Men"; A&E cancels "Gene Simmons Family Jewels"; and Sera Gamble, Sarah Watson land dramas at ABC, FOX.

[08/15/12 - 10:04 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 15
Plus: "Black Swan's" Benjamin Millepied to guest judge next week's episode, featuring a special performance by L.A. Dance Project.

[08/15/12 - 04:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Teen Mom" Once Again Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "The Burn," Lifetime's "The Week the Women Went" and Syfy's "Collection Intervention."

[08/15/12 - 04:00 PM]
David Schwimmer Makes His "Web Therapy" Debut Monday, August 20th at 11:00 PM (ET/PT) on Showtime
Schwimmer plays "the son of Fiona's college professor with whom she had a "romantic" encounter in order to raise her grade."

[08/15/12 - 02:41 PM]
Lauren Holly Guest Stars on a New Action-Packed Episode of Syfy's "Alphas" Airing Monday, August 20th at 8PM ET/PT (New Time)
The series previously aired at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/15/12 - 02:03 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" is Summer's #1 Cable TV Series in Target Millennial Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 01:44 PM]
History Delivers Top Notch Tuesday Night Performance with "Top Gear" & "Counting Cars"
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 4.

[08/15/12 - 01:35 PM]
TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" Closes Out Summer with 6 Million Viewers, Largest Audience for Season 3
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 12:58 PM]
"Finding Amelia Earhart: Mystery Solved?" Premieres Sunday, August 19th at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery
The one-hour special tracks a mission to search for evidence of Earhart's long-lost Lockheed Electra aircraft.

[08/15/12 - 12:51 PM]
Season Three Finale of Syfy's "Face Off" to Be Broadcast Live from Los Angeles, CA on Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31 at 10 P.M. ET
As previous announced, the reality competition returns Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/15/12 - 12:20 PM]
The 2013 Miss America Pageant to Air January 12, 2013 on ABC
"The 2012 Miss America telecast on ABC was a tremendous success, taking the ratings crown as the most-watched non-sports program on Saturday night," said Sam Haskell.

[08/15/12 - 12:19 PM]
Sam Champion, Jerry O'Connell & Chris Harrison to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of August 27-31, 2012
Scheduled guests Bradley Cooper and Rick Schwartz kick things off on Monday, August 27.

[08/15/12 - 11:50 AM]
TLC's "Long Island Medium" Returns for a Third Season on Sunday, September 9
The show's sophomore run averaged 2.0 million viewers for the cable channel.

[08/15/12 - 11:47 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Inks Exclusive Retail Partnership with Urban Outfitters to Launch Products from "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report" and "Indecision 2012"
The products are exclusive to all participating stores in the United States, as well as urbanoutfitters.com, beginning today.

[08/15/12 - 11:23 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Leave VH1 Viewers "Blown Away" This Fall with Brand New Episodes of "Unplugged" and "Behind the Music"
"VH1 Presents: Carrie Underwood Unplugged" will debut on Tuesday, October 2 at 4pm ET on VH1.com and 7pm ET on VH1.

[08/15/12 - 10:02 AM]
Two-Time Olympic Softball Gold Medalist Michele Smith Joins "Sunday MLB on TBS" Broadcast Booth August 19
The National League matchup features Matt Kemp and the Los Angeles Dodgers taking on Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves from Turner Field.

[08/15/12 - 10:02 AM]
NickMom, New Primetime TV Comedy Block Just For Moms, Launches Oct. 1
New series include "Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor," "MFF: Mom Friends Forever," "NickMom Night Out," "What Was Carol Brady Thinking?" and "My 63 Moms."

[08/15/12 - 09:39 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Host "The 46th Annual CMA Awards" Live from Nashville on ABC Television Network, November 1
"I think I can speak for both of us when I say that we are extremely excited to be back for a fifth year hosting the CMA Awards," said Underwood.

[08/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Starz's "Boss" Kelsey Grammer Participates in Public Service Initiative on Behalf of the Lewy Body Dementia Association
More than 1.3 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease, which affects almost everything about a person, including thinking, movement, and behavior.

[08/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Fall Schedule Featuring All-New Series and Specials As Well As Returning Favorites
Newly announced premieres include the return of "South Park" and "Key & Peele" on Wednesday, September 26.

[08/15/12 - 08:45 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Delivers the #1 Results of the Night on Tuesday, Matches Pre-Olympic 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "NY Med" Posts Big Week to Week Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Returns on Top for NBC
The Peacock's summer flagship holds off "Hotel Hell" and "MasterChef" on FOX.

[08/15/12 - 08:05 AM]
History(R) Announces "No Place on Earth" from History Films(TM) in Collaboration with Sierra/Tango Productions
The documentary will premiere at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, September 10.

[08/15/12 - 07:31 AM]
Viacom Media Networks' High-Definition Music Channel Palladia Announces Two New Series Acquisitions
Look for "Later... with Jools Holland" and "Live From Daryl's House" beginning Thursday, September 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/15/12 - 07:01 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago"
The network has ordered nine half-hour episodes of the series, which is set to premiere later this year.

[08/15/12 - 05:01 AM]
Green Day Set to Rock the "2012 MTV Video Music Awards" Stage
Plus: check out the latest promo for the annual event, airing Thursday, September 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/15/12 - 03:01 AM]
Ken Follett's "World Without End" Premieres Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 9p ET/PT on Reelz
Cynthia Nixon and Miranda Richardson star in the follow-up to "The Pillars of the Earth."

[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.

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[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.