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[07/08/13 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 8
Updates include: Donald Glover to have reduced role on NBC's "Community"; three named regulars on ABC's "Nashville"; and Syfy's "Haven" to return Friday, September 13.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[07/08/13 - 03:47 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Spike TV's "Impact Wrestling" Leads Modest Offerings
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Philly 4th of July Jam" from the holiday.

[07/08/13 - 03:28 PM]
Trion and Syfy Announce "Play the Game. Join the Show." Contest for "Defiance" Season Two
The winner's character will appear during the second season of the TV series.

[07/08/13 - 02:54 PM]
MTV's Pop-Culture Countdown "10 On Top" Returns with Host Lenay Dunn and Guest Co-Host Jason Derulo Saturday, July 13 at 12:30PM ET/PT
The first episode features interviews with Khloe Kardashian, The Wanted and Avril Lavigne.

[07/08/13 - 02:13 PM]
Wimbledon Provides Thrills, History & Two of ESPN's Largest Tennis Audiences
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7.

[07/08/13 - 01:07 PM]
truTV Orders Third Season of Hit Series "Impractical Jokers," Greenlights New Series "Jokers After Party"
truTV will kick off the second half of "Impractical Jokers'" season two on Thursday, August 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/08/13 - 12:51 PM]
Two-Time Emmy Award-Winning Choreographer Paula Abdul to Guest-Judge on "So You Think You Can Dance" Tuesday, July 9, on FOX
Abdul will lend her expertise to critique and praise the dancers as they battle it out to remain in the competition.

[07/08/13 - 12:27 PM]
MTV and Brooklyn-Based Artist KAWS Reimagine the MTV Moonman for the 2013 "Video Music Awards"
Additionally, artists who win a 2013 "Video Music Award" will take home a special-edition KAWS Moonman, which was created exclusively for this year's show.

[07/08/13 - 12:18 PM]
Video: "The Getaway" Extended First Look
The 10-part series makes its world premiere Wednesday, September 25 at 9:00/8:00c on the Esquire Network.

[07/08/13 - 12:02 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Increases on Its Premiere in the Second Week Marking a First for a Freshman Drama on Showtime(R)
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, July 7.

[07/08/13 - 12:02 PM]
CBS and Netflix Announce Extension of Multiyear Licensing Agreement for Library Content in the U.S.
Under the revised deal, new titles such as "L.A. Complex," "4400," and "CSI: NY" will be available to Netflix subscribers.

[07/08/13 - 11:52 AM]
BBC America Launches First In-Tweet Video with Hit Series "Top Gear"
For the first episode, the videos will include the "Stig Cam," a new perspective from the show's iconic mysterious test driver.

[07/08/13 - 09:19 AM]
ABC's Replay "America's Funniest Home Videos" Ranks No. 2 at 7pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 7.

[07/08/13 - 08:54 AM]
Encore Telecast of "America's Got Talent" Grows Week to Week by 25% in 18-49 Rating and by 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 7.

[07/08/13 - 08:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Surges as CBS Tops Viewers
The Eye however shares the demo crown with FOX and its all-repeat lineup.

[07/08/13 - 08:17 AM]
VH1's New Series "Miss U Much" Reconnects Viewers with Celebrity Crushes and Beloved Stars of the '90s and Early '00s
Catherine Reitman hosts the series, premiering Friday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/08/13 - 08:04 AM]
PBS Green-Lights Updated Format of "History Detectives"
"HDSI - History Detectives Special Investigation" introduces the fresh perspective of a new detective and focuses on a single story per episode.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 AM]
ION Television Adds Two Viewer Favorites, "Burn Notice" and "White Collar," to Its Growing Lineup
They'll join recent additions "Psych," "Leverage" and "Monk."

[07/08/13 - 07:02 AM]
TV One Posts Highest Primetime Ratings of the Year in June
TV One spins the numbers for the month of June.

[07/08/13 - 06:07 AM]
Anika Noni Rose and David Alan Grier Star in "The Watsons Go to Birmingham," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere September 20
Skai Jackson, Wood Harris, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Pauletta Washington, Bryce Clyde Jenkins and Harrison Knight also star.

[07/07/13 - 01:21 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Inches Out Demo Win with Baseball
Just a tenth of a ratings point separates the four major broadcast networks last night.

[07/07/13 - 01:16 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, ABC Repeats Split Demo Crown
CBS then is the most-watched network with its own all-repeat lineup.

[07/07/13 - 07:06 AM]
WE tv Greenlights "SWV - Sisters with Voices" Spotlighting the Grammy(R) Nominated Trio's Make-It-or-Break-It Comeback
The network has ordered six, one-hour episodes from Entertainment One Television.

[07/05/13 - 01:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Franklin & Bash" Tops Modest Night of Originals
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "I'm Having Their Baby," Bravo's "Chef Roble & Co." and Showtime's "60 Minutes Sports."

[07/05/13 - 10:37 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Rule the Second Quarter vs. ABC and CBS Slot Rivals, Winning All Key Measures and Stretching Their Leads vs. Prior Quarters
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/05/13 - 09:33 AM]
Lea Thompson of "Switched At Birth" and Bianca Santos of "The Fosters" to Participate in Live Twitter Chats During the East Coast Broadcasts of Their Series
They'll be up on @LeaKThompson and @Bianca00Alexa during said telecasts.

[07/05/13 - 09:14 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Earns Most-Watched-Ever 2nd Quarter with 13th Straight Quarter of Year-to-Year Growth
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/05/13 - 08:48 AM]
"Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" Delivers Its Largest Audience in 13 Years from 9-10 p.m. ET
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 4.

[07/05/13 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Macy's 4th of July" Trump Repeats
The Peacock's two-hour telecast is the only original last night.

[07/04/13 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Best Mostly Repeat Competition
The Eye is the night's top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/04/13 - 08:37 AM]
Encore Telecast of "America's Got Talent" Finishes #2 in Its Slot in 18-49 and #1 in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 3.

[07/03/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 2 & Wednesday, July 3
Updates include: David Fynn becomes "Undateable" for NBC; Sean Pertwee cast as Inspector Lestrade on CBS's "Elementary"; and Jill Soloway sells a new comedy to Amazon Studios.

[07/03/13 - 05:19 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Being Mary Jane" Tops Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "Minute to Win It," ESPN's "Nine for IX" and TLC's "Family S.O.S. with Jo Frost."

[07/03/13 - 11:13 AM]
USA Network Launches TV Everywhere as Part of Larger Company Roll-Out Across NBCUniversal
Launching today for iOS, "USA Now" will be available in an Android version in mid-July.

[07/03/13 - 11:00 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils New Programming Slate
Look for "Knife Fight" and "Brew Dogs" on Tuesday, September 24 followed by "The Getaway" and "Boundless" on Wednesday, September 25.

[07/03/13 - 10:26 AM]
Syfy's New "Heroes of Cosplay" Shines the Light on Unconventional Conventioneers Who Are All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go
The six-episode series, formerly known as "Cosworld," will now launch Tuesday, August 13 alongside the new season of "Face Off."

[07/03/13 - 09:20 AM]
TBS Shifts Series Premiere of "Deal With It" to Wednesday, July 17
The hidden-camera game show was previously set to roll out on Tuesday, July 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/03/13 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 telecast of the Night in Every Key Category
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 2.

[07/03/13 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign
FOX and CBS are left with second, third in adults 18-49 last night.

[07/03/13 - 07:46 AM]
"Sunday Best" Sizzling Season Six Promises More Show-Stopping and Memorable Performances Than Ever Before! Premiering Sunday, July 7 at 8:00 P.M.
The new season boasts the return of gospel greats Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans as judges for the auditions and stage show.

[07/03/13 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix and PBS Strike Expanded Programming Agreement for U.S. and Canada
New additions include all seasons of critically acclaimed "The Bletchley Circle," a gripping murder mystery drama from the U.K.

[07/02/13 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 2
Plus: Erin Andrews to guest judge on next week's episode, airing July 9.

[07/02/13 - 05:26 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop" Again Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Gideon's Army," TLC's "Four Houses" and TBS's "Deon Cole's Black Box."

[07/02/13 - 04:01 PM]
Statement from Hallmark Channel Regarding "Marie" Starring Marie Osmond
"Hallmark Channel has decided not to greenlight a second season of its Critics Choice Award nominated talk show, 'Marie,' starring Marie Osmond," said the network.

[07/02/13 - 02:57 PM]
Original Series Deliver Growth in the Second Quarter for The Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 02:41 PM]
Anchors Away! Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Series Premiere Delivers 1.1 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:33 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Sets Series Highs for 2nd Straight Week; "Switched at Birth" Rises to Season Highs in Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:32 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "BET Awards 2013" Dominate the Competition
Plus: numbers for G4's "American Ninja Warrior," NBC Sports Network's "NHL Draft" and Discovery's "Skywire: Nik Talks the Walk."

[07/02/13 - 02:30 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" and "Street Outlaws" Are #1 and #2 on July 1st
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.







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