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[09/12/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 12
Updates include: Jason Biggs joins Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black"; Perrey Reeves boards NBC's "Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives"; and "Lifestyle Lemonaid" lands presentation order at FOX.

[09/12/12 - 04:31 PM]
Mike Epps Slated as Host for This Year's "BET Hip Hop Awards"
This year's event will tape on Saturday, September 29 with the network premiere on Tuesday, October 9.

[09/12/12 - 02:50 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Premiere Posts FX's Best Demos of 2012
Plus: numbers for Encore's "Crimson Petal and the White," OWN's "Top 25 Best Oprah Show Moments" and Comedy Central's "The Burn."

[09/12/12 - 01:53 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Hits Series High; TV's #1 Show Tuesday in Men 18-49, Men 18-34
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 11.

[09/12/12 - 12:44 PM]
Mike Rowe Puts on His Thinking Cap (& Drinking Shoes) in Discovery's New Three Part Series "How Booze Built America"
The series launches Wednesday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/12/12 - 12:31 PM]
"Down South Dance" Premieres Wednesday, September 26th at 11:00 PM ET/PT on TLC
This new special is a behind-the-scenes look into the fiercely competitive world of clogging.

[09/12/12 - 12:28 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Presents "Celebrity Week" to Benefit the Alzheimer's Association, Airing September 17-21
Mo'Nique, Paula Deen, Cheech Marin, Jackée and Tony Dovolani are among those featured.

[09/12/12 - 12:20 PM]
A&E Orders Season 4 of the Hit Original Scripted drama "The Glades"
The new season will begin production soon and will premiere in 2013.

[09/12/12 - 11:44 AM]
Video: Four New Promos for FX's Hit Comedy Series, "The League"
The series returns Thursday, October 11 at 10:30/9:30c on the network.

[09/12/12 - 11:43 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Exam," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17.

[09/12/12 - 11:42 AM]
"The Will: Family Secrets Revealed" Gets a Facelift for Season Three, Featuring Celebrity Stories and Famous Family Feuds
The new season rolls out Thursday, October 18 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/12/12 - 11:08 AM]
Kids Discuss Important 2012 Election Issues in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Kids Pick the President: The Issues," Premiering Monday, Sept. 17, at 8 PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special features video of presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talking about the issues.

[09/12/12 - 11:01 AM]
Bravo Media Continues to Expand Scripted Development Slate with Five New Dramas
Highlights include "Heathers," a present day update of the cult classic 1980's film.

[09/12/12 - 11:00 AM]
MTV Teams Up Former Housemates When "The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons," Premieres Wednesday, September 19 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
$350,000 in prize money is at stake in the new season, which opens with a special 90-minute premiere.

[09/12/12 - 10:44 AM]
ABC News' Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns for New Season, Friday, September 14
"Shark Tank" judge Barbara Corcoran guest stars in the opener, airing at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/12/12 - 10:41 AM]
The British Are Coming to Style with the Premiere of "Made in Chelsea" on Monday, November 12 at 8PM ET/PT
The series follows "the lives and loves of a group of fashionable, elite twenty-somethings who live and party in one of London's most exclusive postal codes."

[09/12/12 - 10:40 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Curiosity" Series Goes on Board the Biggest Remote Controlled Plane Crash in History
Josh Charles narrates the two-hour season premiere on Sunday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/12/12 - 10:34 AM]
DirecTV's Exclusive "Audience Network" Leaves Home: Now Streaming Live - Anywhere
Beginning today, the network's programming lineup can be live streamed either inside or outside the home via iPad.

[09/12/12 - 10:29 AM]
Fluffy and Friends Are Back with a Second Season of "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution" Debuting on Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
Also due next month: "Mash Up," "a unique new half-hour stand-up series," hosted by T.J. Miller.

[09/12/12 - 10:05 AM]
Science to Debut World Premiere Special "i.am.mars: Reach for the Stars" Featuring will.i.am
Look for the one-hour special on Wednesday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/12/12 - 10:03 AM]
"Foyle's War" Returns to "Masterpiece Mystery!" on PBS in Summer 2013
Michael Kitchen and Honeysuckle Weeks will return for three new 120-minute films.

[09/12/12 - 09:43 AM]
"Top Chef: The Cruise" Adds New Chef'testants and Announces First Onboard Activities
Richard Blais, Yigit Pura, Paul Qui and Fabio Viviani will join the previously announced Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons.

[09/12/12 - 09:01 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights Season Two of "I'm Having Their Baby" - Highest Rated New Series of 2012
Currently in the casting process, "I'm Having Their Baby" season two will premiere on Oxygen in 2013.

[09/12/12 - 09:00 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The X Factor" Judges L.A. Reid & Demi Lovato
The series returns for its second season tonight at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[09/12/12 - 08:59 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The X Factor" Judge Simon Cowell
The series returns for its second season tonight at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[09/12/12 - 08:52 AM]
"The Voice" Is Up 5% Versus Monday Night's Season Premiere, 22% Versus Last Season's Initial Tuesday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 11.

[09/12/12 - 08:36 AM]
"Bad Girls Club" and "Girlfriend Confidential: LA" Drive Huge Ratings for Oxygen on Monday Night
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, September 10.

[09/12/12 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins with Launch of Fall Lineup
"Go On" retains 87% of its "The Voice" lead-in while "The New Normal" replicates its Monday audience.

[09/12/12 - 08:03 AM]
Pooch Hall, Star of "The Game," Punches Into Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13" on Monday, September 17 at 9PM
He plays "an Iraq vet and small-town boxer and steel worker who becomes embroiled in artifact mayhem with Pete and Myka."

[09/12/12 - 08:03 AM]
Kennedy Center to Honor Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova & Led Zeppelin on "The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to Be Broadcast Wednesday, Dec. 26 on CBS
The special has been broadcast on CBS each year since its debut.

[09/12/12 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Tour the Set of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Guided by the Cast & Crew of the Final Season
The show's final season is currently in production in New Zealand.

[09/12/12 - 08:01 AM]
ESPN Films' "Croom" to Premiere on ESPNU September 25
Terrence Howard narrates the film, from Sports Emmy winner Johnson McKelvy.

[09/12/12 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Cougar Town" Is Back - Brand New Episodes Start Tuesday, January 8 on TBS
Watch the video in which the cast breaks the news about its return date.

[09/12/12 - 07:01 AM]
VH1 Ties the Knot with "Hollywood Exes" for a Second Season
Daphne Wayans will join returning cast members Nicole Murphy, Jessica Canseco, Sheree Fletcher, Mayte Garcia and Andrea Kelly.

[09/11/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 11
Updates include: USA lets cast options on "Common Law" expire; Tom Hopper first to be cast in Starz's "Black Sails"; and Bruno Heller lands pilot order for CBS's "The Advocates."

[09/11/12 - 04:33 PM]
Video: "Emily Owens, M.D." - Loser Preview
Check out the latest promo for the newcomer, premiering Tuesday, October 16 on The CW.

[09/11/12 - 03:59 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Speaks Exclusively with Usher on "Oprah's Next Chapter" Sunday, Sept. 16
Upcoming episodes include Stephen Colbert (Sunday, September 30) from his hometown in Charleston, South Carolina.

[09/11/12 - 02:32 PM]
NBC Books "Revolution" Encores for Wednesday, September 19 and Saturday, September 29
Plus: the "Guys With Kids" original slated for September 19 moves to Wednesday, October 3.

[09/11/12 - 02:25 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Dominates with Return of "Monday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Encore's "Crimson Petal and the White," MTV's "The Inbetweeners" and VH1's "Basketball Wives LA."

[09/11/12 - 01:59 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 3-9.

[09/11/12 - 01:58 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" Retains 99% of Week-Ago Return in W18-34 Against NBC's Debut of "The Voice"
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, September 10.

[09/11/12 - 01:47 PM]
CBS Sports' U.S. Open Men's & Women's Champioships Seen All-or-Part by 16.2M and 17.7M Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 9 and Monday, September 10.

[09/11/12 - 01:36 PM]
U.S. Olympic Gold Medalists the Fierce Five(SM) Make a Surprise Appearance on CBS's "Big Brother," Wednesday, Sept. 12
Gabrielle Douglas, Kyla Ross, Alexandra Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Jordyn Wieber are slated to visit.

[09/11/12 - 01:25 PM]
Electric Entertainment Announces High-Tech Drama "Leverage" Will Air In Syndication Starting September 15th
Distributor Trifecta Entertainment & Media has cleared the show in over 95% of the country.

[09/11/12 - 01:17 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012
Part one of the "Hawaii Five-0"/"NCIS: Los Angeles" crossover - pre-empted last night due to U.S. Open Tennis - will now air tonight.

[09/11/12 - 12:41 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - NFL Football Leads NBC to the Top-Rated Week in 18-49 for Any Net, Excluding Olympics, Since February
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 3-9.

[09/11/12 - 12:41 PM]
ESPN Ramps Up Coverage for Chase for NASCAR Sprint Cup
Nine of the 10 races will air on ESPN on Sunday afternoons, with the Saturday night, October 13, race at Charlotte Motor Speedway airing in prime time on ABC.

[09/11/12 - 12:37 PM]
"60 Minutes" Interview with Navy SEAL Is America's #1 Non-Football Broadcast of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 9.

[09/11/12 - 12:25 PM]
Louis C.K., Ricky Gervais, Ginnifer Goodwin, Mindy Kaling, Jim Parsons and Amy Poehler Announced as Presenters at "The 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
The telecast will air live coast to coast Sunday, September 23 at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[09/11/12 - 12:21 PM]
Style's "Tia & Tamera" and "Chicagolicious" Return with All-New Episodes on Tuesday, October 16, Beginning at 9pm ET/PT
The former was previously slated to resume its second season on Monday, October 22 at 8:00/7:00c.







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[08/22/17 - 11:19 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 10:45 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 10:30 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 09:39 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 09:29 AM]
"Jerry Before Seinfeld" Premieres Globally on Netflix September 19
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[08/22/17 - 09:09 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 09:05 AM]
MTV Scares Up a Second Season of "Fear Factor" with Ludacris
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[08/22/17 - 09:04 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 09:01 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 08:10 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 07:42 AM]
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[08/22/17 - 07:02 AM]
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