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[09/07/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 7
Updates include: ABC orders production on two comedy pilots; Angela Bassett to topline potential NBC drama; and "Saturday Night Live" adds two cast members.

[09/07/12 - 03:56 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "MTV Video Music Awards" Tops Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Texas Car Wars" and DNC coverage from CNN, FNC and MSNBC.

[09/07/12 - 02:38 PM]
TNT Orders Three Scripted Pilots
"King and Maxwell," "Legends" and "Trooper" are all on tap from the cable channel.

[09/07/12 - 02:11 PM]
Lifetime to Air Sneak Preview of "Prom Queens" on Thursday, September 20
The two-episode stunt will follow "Project Runway" at 10:30/9:30c on said night.

[09/07/12 - 01:28 PM]
Russell Brand to Host "Sons of Anarchy" Live Premiere Chat on Tuesday, September 11
FXNetworks.com will carry the event at 9:00/8:00c, as a build up to the season premiere at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/07/12 - 01:18 PM]
Video: "Supernatural" - Stone Preview
The CW issues a first look at the new season, due Wednesday, October 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/07/12 - 01:17 PM]
Video: "Hart of Dixie" - Zoegate Preview
Check out a first look at the new season, premiering Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[09/07/12 - 12:21 PM]
"Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score #1 Results for the Disrupted Week of Aug. 27-31
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 27-31.

[09/07/12 - 12:15 PM]
"The American Bible Challenge" Game Brings GSN's Record-Breaking Series to Social and Mobile Gamers
The game has already attracted over 200,000 users, with over 2 million gameplays.

[09/07/12 - 12:08 PM]
Fans Can Chat Live with "Switched at Birth" Stars Constance Marie and Katie Leclerc During Monday Airings of the Show
Marie will host a live blog/Twitter Party on Monday, September 10 followed by Leclerc on Monday, September 17.

[09/07/12 - 10:43 AM]
GSN Announces Weekly Line-Up of Celebrity Guests for "The Pyramid"
Chandra Wilson and Jai Rodriguez are on tap for next week, followed by Megyn Price and Lamorne Morris.

[09/07/12 - 09:58 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Slipping," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/07/12 - 09:36 AM]
FOX Sports Media Group & Big 12 Sign New Media Rights Agreement
The new 13-year deal with ESPN begins with the upcoming 2012-13 season and runs through 2024-25.

[09/07/12 - 09:23 AM]
Interview: "America's Next Top Model" Creative Consultant Johnny Wujek
The CW's reality franchise now airs Friday nights at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[09/07/12 - 09:08 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Competition with "Talent," DNC Coverage
Over 7 million tune into the Peacock's convention telecast, the largest audience this year.

[09/07/12 - 08:49 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop's" Jim Jones and Chrissy Lampkin Return in Their Own Spin Off Series "Chrissy & Mr. Jones"
The eight episode docu-series premieres Monday, September 24 at 9:30/8:30c.

[09/07/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Finale Spikes to 6-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 6.

[09/07/12 - 08:26 AM]
Special Thursday Edition of "America's Got Talent" Ties for #1 in the Time Period Among Adults 18-49 and Is #1 Outright in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 6.

[09/07/12 - 08:23 AM]
Baseball's Iconic "Shot Heard 'Round the World" Lands on Velocity This Fall with the Documentary "Miracle Ball"
Brian Biegel's film will premiere Saturday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[09/07/12 - 08:11 AM]
Sandra Bernhard to Host Online After Party for Logo's "NewNowNext Vote" Election Special
The "Sound Off with Sandra Bernhard" SpreeCast video chat goes live at 11:00/10:00c on Monday, September 10.

[09/07/12 - 07:57 AM]
BET Original Movie "Being Mary Jane" to Open 16th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival
The backdoor pilot was created and written by Mara Brock Akil and directed by Salim Akil.

[09/07/12 - 07:48 AM]
Chris Berman Signs Multi-Year ESPN Extension
Berman will continue as the leading voice and face of ESPN's National Football League studio coverage.

[09/07/12 - 07:32 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for September 6
CBS details the latest elimination on its summer mainstay.

[09/07/12 - 07:05 AM]
New This Fall on BBC America: "Doctor Who," "Richard Hammond's Crash Course," "Chef Race," "Graham Norton," "Bedlam" and Simon Amstell Special
The cable channel further details its September and October programming highlights.

[09/07/12 - 06:02 AM]
ESPN and Big 12 Sign New Rights Agreement through 2024-25
The comprehensive deal will provide more football games and basketball games across more ESPN platforms than ever before.

[09/06/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 6
Updates include: The CW eyes Wonder Woman take "Amazon"; "I Suck at Girls" lands pilot order at FOX; and Kurt Sutter to pen a comedy for FX.

[09/06/12 - 07:23 PM]
A Huge Night of Musical Firsts at the "2012 MTV Video Music Awards," With Debut Performances of Brand New Songs by Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne, P!nk, Green Day and More
The cable channel details the winners and other highlights from this year's event.

[09/06/12 - 03:55 PM]
Syfy's "Ghost Hunters" Fall Premiere Most Watched Season Debut in More Than Two Years
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 5.

[09/06/12 - 02:41 PM]
"Boo Boo" Beats the Summer Heat with High Ratings
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 5.

[09/06/12 - 02:36 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Honey Boo Boo" Once Again Tops Demos; MSNBC Leads DNC Coverage
Plus: numbers for E!'s "The Soup," TV Land's "The Exes" and Bravo's "Top Chef Masters."

[09/06/12 - 01:48 PM]
ESPN Inc. and the 2012 NFL Season - More than 30 hours of Weekly NFL Programming
Said coverage includes 17 games on "Monday Night Football."

[09/06/12 - 01:34 PM]
An All-Star Lineup of Musicians Visits "Live! With Kelly and Michael" This Fall
First up: Academy Award-winner Melissa Etheridge on Friday, September 7.

[09/06/12 - 01:10 PM]
Season Three of "Superjail!" Premieres September 30th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Co-creators Christy Karacas and Stephen Warbrick are back for another go-around.

[09/06/12 - 12:51 PM]
23.9 Million Watch "NFL Kickoff" on NBC; 3rd Most-Watched "NFL Kickoff" Game in 11-Year History
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 5.

[09/06/12 - 12:49 PM]
DirecTV and Brainstorm Media Partner to Present Socially Relevant and Critically Acclaimed Documentaries on TV and in Theaters This Fall
The 12-part series will kick-off with the broadcast premiere of "Battle for Brooklyn" on Saturday, October 20.

[09/06/12 - 12:47 PM]
Syfy Acquires International Hit Adventure Fantasy Series "Sinbad" from BBC Worldwide America for April 2013 Premiere
The 12-part series stars newcomer Elliot Knight in the title role.

[09/06/12 - 12:25 PM]
CBS Is All-Reality on Sept. 19 with 90-Minute "Survivor: Philippines" Premiere, 90-Minute "Big Brother" Finale
The winner of the $500,000 grand prize will be revealed on the latter.

[09/06/12 - 12:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: MSNBC Tops Viewers with DNC; "Counting Cars" Wins Demos for History
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "All the Right Moves," ABC Family's "Beverly Hills Nannies" and E!'s "Opening Act."

[09/06/12 - 11:26 AM]
"As Goes Janesville" to Premiere on the PBS Series "Independent Lens" on Monday, October 8, 2012
The show's regular fall season begins on Monday, October 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/06/12 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Downton Abbey" Season 3 Preview
The new season makes its U.S. premiere Sunday, January 6 on PBS.

[09/06/12 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Announces "Instameet" for New Television Series "Vegas" on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 5:00-7:00 PM
Fans will journey into the past to have the opportunity to explore the show's '60s-inspired Fremont Street sets.

[09/06/12 - 10:46 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Is Casting for Season Six
Open calls begin in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 22 at MysticArt Pictures.

[09/06/12 - 10:45 AM]
ABC News and People Magazine Present: "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time with Barbara Walters," a Special Edition of "20/20"
The two-hour special premieres Tuesday, September 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/06/12 - 10:43 AM]
Discovery Channel Takes Viewers on a Soaring Flight Like No Other in "Winged Planet," Premiering Saturday, October 6 at 8PM
This two-hour special event comes from award winning filmmaker John Downer.

[09/06/12 - 10:34 AM]
Legend to Legend: ESPN to Commemorate The Rolling Stones' 50th Anniversary on Monday Nights
ESPN is licensing 16 Rolling Stones tracks for its "Monday Night Football" coverage.

[09/06/12 - 10:29 AM]
Animal Planet Hooks Its Best-Ever Labor Day Weekend
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3.

[09/06/12 - 10:14 AM]
"Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition" to Premiere Tuesday, October 9 on Lifetime
Plus: look for a pair of "Dance Moms" reunion specials on Tuesday, September 18 and September 25.

[09/06/12 - 09:33 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Hellevator," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/06/12 - 09:04 AM]
Play 4Kay Initiative Highlighted by Three Top 25 Games
ESPN will show an event-high 24 teams across ESPN2 and ESPNU Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18.

[09/06/12 - 09:01 AM]
The Style Network to Premiere the 2012 Style Awards Friday, September 14 at 8PM ET/PT
Katie Holmes, Iman, Nicole Richie, Katharine McPhee, Carolina Herrera and Jeff Gordon are among the presenters.







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[07/30/15 - 03:22 PM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" to Return for Fourth and Final Season in Jan. 2016, Exclusively on Cinemax
"The show's exceptional blend of action and drama earned a vocal and passionate fan base that will not be disappointed in 'Banshee's' final season," said Michael Lombardo.

[07/30/15 - 03:21 PM]
First Season of Emmy(R)-Nominated Cinemax Series "The Knick," Directed by Steven Soderbergh and Starring Clive Owen, To Have a Ten-Week Special Presentation on HBO Digital Platforms, Including HBO NOW, Starting Aug. 14
In addition, HBO2 will present a marathon of the entire ten-episode first season on Saturday, Oct. 10, starting at noon (ET/PT).

[07/30/15 - 03:20 PM]
"Amy Schumer: Live from the Apollo," The Comedy Star's First HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Oct. 17
Directed by Chris Rock and taped May 29 before a live audience at New York's iconic Apollo Theater, the one-hour special features Schumer talking about her life.

[07/30/15 - 03:19 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Leftovers" Returns for Its Second Season Oct. 4
The 10-episode second season is currently in production in Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

[07/30/15 - 03:18 PM]
Comedy Series "Doll & Em," Starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, Returns for Its Second Season Sept. 13 on HBO
Guest stars this season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

[07/30/15 - 03:03 PM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Talent Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
In it, the cast and creators give an inside look at what's coming up, the dynamics of the upcoming season, and introduce you to the compelling new characters viewers will meet.

[07/30/15 - 03:02 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker George Miller in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 30 at 8 PM ET
Join director Robert Rodriguez as he sits down with fellow filmmaker George Miller for an hour-long conversation about Miller's stunning career.

[07/30/15 - 03:01 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Is Joined by Acclaimed Director, Writer and Producer Michael Mann in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 9
Following the sit down conversation will be a special network showing of Mann's classic Manhunter at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
WNBA All-Star Game Delivers Strong Viewership over 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
Blair Underwood Returns to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
He'll return as Agent May's ex-husband Andrew Garner.

[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2015
The films include an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the world's most famous ballet company, an intimate portrait of foreign-policy legend Richard Holbrooke and the racially charged story of a fight for justice.

[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
Investigation Discovery Honors True Crime Author and Pioneer Ann Rule
Rule acted as a consultant and contributor on a number of Investigation Discovery series, providing unparalleled expertise and insight into criminal psychology.

[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
HBO and Russell Simmons Enter Into Overall Production and Development Deal
Simmons has five active projects with the world's leading premium television service, three of which are being developed through his media company, All Def Digital (ADD).

[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
TV One Posts Strongest July in Network History Reporting 10th Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Gains in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
UP Acquires Full Seven-Season Run of Award-Winning, Fan-Favorite Series "Gilmore Girls" Family Network to Begin Airing Episodes in the Fall
UP acquired "Gilmore Girls" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and will begin airing the 153 one-hour episodes of the series in the fall.