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[09/17/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 17
Updates include: Annie Potts joins USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; ABC to try second take on "Pulling"; and Don Stark upped to regular on VH1's "Bounce."

[09/17/12 - 08:05 PM]
Emily VanCamp, Kerry Washington, Jon Cryer, Claire Danes, Jeremy Davies, Zooey Deschanel, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy and Martha Plimpton Are Announced as Additional Presenters at "The 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
They join previously announced presenters Louis C.K., Ricky Gervais, Ginnifer Goodwin, Mindy Kaling, Jim Parsons and Amy Poehler.

[09/17/12 - 04:08 PM]
NBC Welcomes Usher and Shakira as New Coaches to "The Voice" Family for Next Spring's Fourth Cycle
They'll take over for Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green, who will take the cycle off.

[09/17/12 - 04:05 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Gravity Falls" Tops Viewers, "WWE Smackdown" Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Boss," FX's "The Ultimate Fighter Live" and Syfy's "Lost Girl."

[09/17/12 - 03:50 PM]
Video: New Clips from "Emily Owens, M.D.," "Arrow," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Beauty and the Beast"
Check out the latest teases from the netlet's fall dramas.

[09/17/12 - 03:12 PM]
HGTV and DIY Network Announce "Raise A Roof" College Challenge To Benefit Rebuilding Together
The Ohio State University and University of Michigan will compete to raise funds for the initiative.

[09/17/12 - 02:07 PM]
USA Is the #1 Cable Network for the Seventh 3Q in a Row
USA spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/17/12 - 01:30 PM]
Chiller Unveils Upcoming Originals - Slew of New Offerings Includes Specials, Original Movie and Anthology Film
Stephen Lang, Corbin Bleu and Charles S. Dutton will star in the original movie "The Monkey's Paw."

[09/17/12 - 01:01 PM]
Travel Channel Announces New Limited Umbrella Series Under the Banner "Travel Like..."
First up: "Travel Like a President" on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/12 - 12:56 PM]
Breakout Pop Sensation Carly Rae Jepsen to Perform on Season Finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" Tuesday, September 18, on FOX
She'll perform her newest single, "This Kiss," on tomorrow's finale.

[09/17/12 - 12:43 PM]
Viewers Invited to "Cartoon Network's Birthday Party" in October Celebrating 20 Years of Renowned Kids Entertainment
Highlights include the 100th episode of "Adventure Time" plus the season premiere of "Regular Show."

[09/17/12 - 12:24 PM]
Video: "The Mob Doctor" - Linkin Park "Burn It Down" Music Video
The Jordana Spiro-led drama premieres tonight at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[09/17/12 - 11:41 AM]
Rising Star Tatiana Maslany Cast as Lead Actress in BBC America's New Original Sci-Fi Drama "Orphan Black"
Set to begin production in Toronto this October, additional casting for the 10 episode series will be announced soon.

[09/17/12 - 11:16 AM]
The Series Finale of "Weeds" Delivers Season High Ratings
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 16.

[09/17/12 - 10:46 AM]
ABC Family's Original Programming Momentum Continues - Network Greenlights Three New Pilots
Drama "Terminales" and comedies "Phys Ed" and "Continuing Fred" will join the previously announced "The Fosters" and "Socio."

[09/17/12 - 10:40 AM]
"Live! with Kelly and Michael" Claims the Season's Biggest Premiere Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 10-14.

[09/17/12 - 10:31 AM]
Oxygen Plays Cupid Once Again When Dating Competition Series "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too" Returns on Monday, November 5 at 11PM ET/PT
Tanisha Thomas returns as host for the new season, featuring Amy, Camilla and Dani from "Bad Girls Club" Las Vegas.

[09/17/12 - 09:54 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Awakening," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17.

[09/17/12 - 09:32 AM]
"Katie" Opens as the Definitive No. 1 New Daytime Talk Show in Households and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 10-14.

[09/17/12 - 09:01 AM]
Get Ready for Sinful Sundays January 13th on Showtime(R) - Hit Favorites "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication" Return With All-New Seasons
Said trio will once again air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/17/12 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: 49ers/Lions Easily Put NBC on Top
Said "Sunday Night Football" matchup however is down 24% from last week and 19% from a year ago.

[09/17/12 - 08:26 AM]
Interview: "Bones" Executive Producers Hart Hanson & Stephen Nathan
Season eight of the FOX drama kicks off tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/12 - 08:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Mob Doctor" Co-Star Jordana Spiro
The newcomer premieres tonight at 9:00/8:00c after "Bones" on FOX.

[09/17/12 - 08:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Mob Doctor" Co-Star Zach Gilford
The newcomer premieres tonight at 9:00/8:00c after "Bones" on FOX.

[09/17/12 - 08:10 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Leads the Night in All Key Categories
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 16.

[09/17/12 - 08:05 AM]
Ovation to Air the U.S. Premiere of "Blackout" Beginning Monday, October 22
Christopher Eccleston, Dervla Kirwan, Lyndsey Marshal and Andrew Scott star in the three-part series, premiering Monday, October 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/12 - 07:35 AM]
Syfy Renews Hit Paranormal Series "Haunted Collector" for Third Season
The series will return with 12 all-new episodes in 2013.

[09/17/12 - 07:12 AM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated "It Gets Better" Returns to MTV, Logo with All New Special on October 9
Dan Savage will once again anchor the special, which will share stories and experiences of young people who are growing up LGBT.

[09/17/12 - 07:01 AM]
Rihanna and Taylor Swift Top the Nominations for the "2012 MTV EMA"
In the U.S., the two-hour show will premiere on MTV2 at 11:00 PM ET/PT Sunday, November 11th.

[09/17/12 - 05:50 AM]
The 38th Season Premiere of "Saturday Night Live" Delivers a 4.8 Rating/12 Share in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15.

[09/16/12 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Notre Dame/Michigan State Puts ABC on Top
FOX's coverage of USC at Stanford shares second place with NBC in adults 18-49.

[09/16/12 - 07:18 AM]
"American Idol" Judges Announced: Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj & Keith Urban
Hopefuls will meet host Ryan Seacrest and the new four-person panel today, when the auditions begin in New York City.

[09/15/12 - 09:30 PM]
Discovery Channel Honored with Six Awards at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys(R)
"Deadliest Catch" snatched two wins while "Frozen Planet" was honored with four awards.

[09/15/12 - 07:53 PM]
The 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmys Winners
HBO took home 17 awards, followed by CBS with 13 and PBS with 11.

[09/15/12 - 07:18 PM]
History(R)'s "Hatfields & McCoys" Wins Three Emmy(R) Awards at the Creative Arts Presentation
The mini-series was honored for Sound Mixing, Single-Camera Picture Editing and Makeup.

[09/15/12 - 08:59 AM]
ABC's Friday Season Premieres Open Big
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 14.

[09/15/12 - 08:58 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Kicks Off Season on Top
"Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are?" and "20/20" likewise put ABC in front.

[09/14/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 14
Updates include: Freddie Highmore to play Norman Bates on A&E's "Bates Motel"; Jim Gaffigan to topline potential CBS comedy; and Jenna Dewan joins Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[09/14/12 - 05:14 PM]
Broadway Original "Rent" Star Jesse L. Martin Will Recur in NBC's "Smash" Over Arc of Six Episodes When Series Returns in Mid-Season
He'll play "the artistic director of the Manhattan Theatre Workshop whose story crosses with virtually every cast member."

[09/14/12 - 04:19 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" Tops Broadcast, Cable in Demos
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap," FX's "Louie" and GSN's "The American Bible Challenge."

[09/14/12 - 03:21 PM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Sets Series Records for a Regular Telecast on Thursday, September 13
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.

[09/14/12 - 02:15 PM]
Bears-Packers on "Thursday Night Football" Most-Watched NFL Network Opener with 8.6 Million Viewers
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.

[09/14/12 - 01:48 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Television Rights to Liz Garbus' Documentary Feature "Love, Marilyn"
The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival and a Gala Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday evening.

[09/14/12 - 01:22 PM]
New Daytime Syndicated Series "Trisha Goddard" Premieres Monday, September 17, 2012
"Trisha has the perfect combination of training and life experiences mixed with compassion, intuition and charm," said Paul Faulhaber.

[09/14/12 - 12:10 PM]
Video: "Revenge Perspectives" Webisode Series Available Online at ABC.com/Revenge
The three-part video series features highlights and exclusive content narrated by Emily, Daniel and Victoria.

[09/14/12 - 11:12 AM]
Interview: "Hell on Wheels" Executive Producer John Shiban
The Anson Mount-led drama continues Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c on AMC.

[09/14/12 - 11:02 AM]
E! Gets Musical This September As No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen And Kevin & Dani Jonas Are Featured In New E! Entertainment Specials
Look for first of said trio - "E! Entertainment Special: Carly Rae Jepsen" - this Sunday, September 16 at 10:30/9:30c.

[09/14/12 - 10:13 AM]
TLC Kicks It Up with New Special "Down South Dance"
The special, due Wednesday, September 26 at 11:00/10:00c, follows two teams of teen cloggers as they compete in the R2K Clogging Invitational.

[09/14/12 - 10:09 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Spiraling," the latest spot for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17.

[09/14/12 - 08:47 AM]
In Total Viewers, "America's Got Talent" Tops FOX's Premieres, Jumps 26% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 13.







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[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
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