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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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[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.

[09/17/14 - 12:16 PM]
TV Land Hosts a Two-Day Marathon for the 30th Anniversary of "The Cosby Show"
The marathon begins Saturday, September 20 at 2pm with fan favorite episode, "How Ugly Is He?"

[09/17/14 - 12:15 PM]
FX Networks Announces 2014 New York Comic Con Schedule
"The Americans," "Archer" and "The League" are the among the network's shows being featured.

[09/17/14 - 12:01 PM]
Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy Television's Most Buzzworthy Moments as Bravo Media's "The People's Couch" Returns Tuesday, October 7 at 10PM ET/PT
This documentary series turns the cameras around on everyone's favorite couchers as they share their sentiments - whether good, bad or ugly - on this Fall's buzziest and most talked about "water cooler" series.

[09/17/14 - 11:59 AM]
"The 50 Year Argument," An Inside Look at the New York Review of Books, Debuts Sept. 29, Exclusively on HBO; Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi Direct
The film marks Scorsese's third documentary to be presented on HBO, and Tedeschi's first co-directing project with Scorsese.

[09/17/14 - 11:14 AM]
Oxygen Media Goes Mad for New Series "My Crazy Love" Premiering Tuesday, October 28 at 10PM ET/PT
Each week, real people share their personal stories about a time in their life when the intoxication of love led them to extreme behavior and embarrassing acts.

[09/17/14 - 11:13 AM]
Discovery Channel and BBC Track One of the World's Rarest Animals in "Last Tiger Standing"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, September 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 10:52 AM]
Time to Set the DVR: A Guide to CMT's Fall Lineup
Among the newly announced dates are the return of "Redneck Island" and two one-hour specials from "Party Down South."

[09/17/14 - 10:29 AM]
PBS to Present "America After Ferguson" Friday, September 26, 2014, 8-9 p.m. ET
The special will be taped before an audience on Sunday, September 21, at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

[09/17/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Starts Production on Original Drama "Complications" Starring Jason O'Mara
The 10-episode original series from executive producer and creator, Matt Nix, stars Jason O'Mara and is set to premiere in 2015.

[09/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "Broad City" Panel at New York Comic Con on Friday, October 10
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will give fans a behind-the-scenes look of their hit series.

[09/17/14 - 10:00 AM]
TNT Scores Network Television Premiere Rights to Five Upcoming Marvel Studios Films
Each of the five films is tentatively scheduled to premiere on TNT a little over two years after its theatrical release.

[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.