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[07/09/13 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 9
Updates include: FOX to bring "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" to small screen; TNT passes on its Geena Davis-led drama pilot; and Ryan Seacrest to host NBC's "Million Second Quiz."

[07/09/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 9
Carly Rae Jepsen will serve as a guest judge on the next episode, airing Tuesday, July 23.

[07/09/13 - 02:06 PM]
Comedy Central Is Coming to San Diego Comic-Con 2013
"Workaholics," "South Park," "Brickleberry" and "Futurama" are among the featured panels.

[07/09/13 - 01:06 PM]
ESPN and EA SPORTS Officially Kick Off the NCAA Football 14 Ultimate Team Fan Vote
Beginning today, 16 of the most storied programs in the history of college football will pit their squads against each other to determine a winner.

[07/09/13 - 01:03 PM]
Jenna Elfman Cast in NBC Comedy "Growing Up Fisher"
She'll succeed Parker Posey as mom Joyce in the midseason comedy.

[07/09/13 - 01:00 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Tops Demos, Disney Originals Lead Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Life's Too Short Special," Discovery's "Philly Throttle" and TNT's "72 Hours."

[07/09/13 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Extends Digital Window for New Primetime Drama "Mistresses"
The network is making the full season to date available today through July 22.

[07/09/13 - 12:01 PM]
The Entire First Season of "Unforgettable" Now Available on CBS.Com, Via the CBS iOS App and Through the CBS Audience Network
All 22 episodes to date will be made available in anticipation of its second season premiere on Sunday, July 28.

[07/09/13 - 11:55 AM]
HBO to Present Documentary on Historic Gay Marriage Case; Five Years in the Making, Film Features Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Footage
"The story of the battle to overturn Prop 8 is the story of a modern-day American revolution," noted Michael Lombardo.

[07/09/13 - 11:51 AM]
Style Media Inks Deal with Writers Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey to Develop an Alternative Comedy Format Show Based on Their Sensational Web Series "Sh*t Girls Say"
The series will take the character made famous by their YouTube videos and have her explore the worlds of fashion, beauty and lifestyle.

[07/09/13 - 11:38 AM]
New Original E! News Special "Hollywood Baby Boom" Hosted by Giuliana Rancic Premieres Thursday, July 11 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT
Channing Tatum, Kim Kardashian, Evan Rachel Wood, Fergie, Michael Buble and Jessica Simpson are among those featured.

[07/09/13 - 11:09 AM]
Discovery Channel in Development with Scott Free Productions for Scripted William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Mini-Series
The mini-series is based on historical books by Nigel Tranter which includes "The Wallace" and "The Bruce Trilogy."

[07/09/13 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Family Premieres "Spell-Mageddon" Wednesday, July 24th at 9PM ET/PT Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro
The show will join the network's Wednesday night comedy line-up following "Melissa and Joey" and "Baby Daddy."

[07/09/13 - 10:37 AM]
ABC Family Kicks Off Its Annual 10-Day Long Summer Programming Event "Summer Crush" Starting Monday, July 29
Highlights include the season finale of "The Fosters" on Monday, August 5.

[07/09/13 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Family Celbrates Summer with a Magical "Harry Potter" Weekend Airing Saturday, July 27th & Sunday, July 28th
The marathon starts with "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and will conclude with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1."

[07/09/13 - 10:35 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Writers and "Twisted" Star Denise Richards to Participate in Live Twitter Chats During the East Coast Broadcasts of Their Series
I. Marlene King, Joseph Dougherty, Bryan Holdman, Jonell Lennon and Maya Goldsmith are among those participating during the former series.

[07/09/13 - 10:20 AM]
HBO and Cinemax Bring Four Series to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013
"Game of Thrones," "True Blood," "Banshee" and "Strike Back" will all be featured in panels.

[07/09/13 - 10:12 AM]
Cooking Chops, Sabotage Skills and Cold Hard Cash Are on the Menu in Brand-New Series "Cutthroat Kitchen," Hosted by Alton Brown
The newcomer premieres Sunday, August 11 following the season finale of "Food Network Star."

[07/09/13 - 10:10 AM]
An All-Star Lineup of Talent Coming Up This Month on "Live with Kelly and Michael"
Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James, Josh Duhamel, Jeff Bridges, Shaquille O'Neal, Hugh Jackman, Selena Gomez and Mark Wahlberg are among the guests on tap.

[07/09/13 - 10:08 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Takes Flight with New Season of "Aerial America"
This season, the series soars high above new states such as Montana, Ohio, Minnesota and West Virginia.

[07/09/13 - 09:58 AM]
Tune-In to a Marathon of "Rectify" Airing on AMC Sunday July 14th Starting at 9AM ET/PT
All six episodes originally aired on its sister-network, Sundance Channel.

[07/09/13 - 09:46 AM]
E! Series "Pop Innovators" Celebrating Musician, Entertainer and Imagineer will.i.am Premieres Sunday, July 14 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Then look for "Pop Innovators Presents: Steve Jobs" on Thursday, August 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/09/13 - 09:35 AM]
"Under the Dome" Is Monday's Top Broadcast in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, July 8.

[07/09/13 - 09:29 AM]
Video: New Star-Studded Trailer for 2nd Season of IFC's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Premieres July 12 @ 10PM
Upcoming guests include David Cross, Rashida Jones, Anna Kendrick, Zoe Saldana, Adam Scott and Rainn Wilson.

[07/09/13 - 09:23 AM]
It's Official! Sam Heughan Cast as Jamie Fraser in Starz & Sony Pictures TV's "Outlander"
Diana Gabaldon said, "Oh. My. God. That man is a Scot to the bone and Jamie Fraser to the heart."

[07/09/13 - 09:22 AM]
EPIX Partners with Sports Programming Legend Ross Greenburg to Produce New Documentary
"Football's Forgotten Heroes" is a compelling story about the first African American pro football players.

[07/09/13 - 09:19 AM]
So Darn Precious! Animal Planet's "Too Cute!" Returns This August
The series returns with the first of 16 all-new episodes on Saturday, August 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/09/13 - 09:13 AM]
Discovery Channel Has the #1 Program in Cable During 2Q13
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/09/13 - 09:09 AM]
Rob Lowe Returns as Guest Star on Seventh Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Californication"
The series is currently shooting in Los Angeles for a 2014 premiere on the network.

[07/09/13 - 09:04 AM]
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles(R) to Honor George Clooney with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards
For the second year in a row, the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards will be broadcast on BBC America, airing in primetime November 10.

[07/09/13 - 09:02 AM]
"Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" Is the #1 New Network Reality Show Debut This Summer in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 8.

[07/09/13 - 08:52 AM]
Grammy-Nominated Recording Artist John Forte's Original Music for CBS News' Documentary Series "Brooklyn DA" Now Available on iTunes
"Brooklyn Now," which was inspired by Forte's life story, kicked off each one-hour broadcast.

[07/09/13 - 08:48 AM]
"The Bachelorette" Earns a Season High in Viewers and "Mistresses" Hits 4-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 8.

[07/09/13 - 08:43 AM]
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution to Launch New Meredith Vieira Daytime Show
Slated to debut in fall 2014, the daily New York City-based show will be taped on a set that resembles her home.

[07/09/13 - 08:36 AM]
ESPN to Televise 2013 Chevrolet Home Run Derby
This will mark the 21st consecutive year ESPN has aired the Home Run Derby.

[07/09/13 - 08:29 AM]
"The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man" - New Series Premiering Tuesday, August 6 at 9pm ET on History(R)
The eight-episode series follows "Ax Men" star Shelby "Swamp Man" Stanga recovering from the wake of Hurricane Isaac.

[07/09/13 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demos with ABC
"Under the Dome" is down a tick from last week while "The Bachelorette" is up a tenth in adults 18-49.

[07/09/13 - 07:28 AM]
Brad Furman Set to Direct Best-Selling Book Series Private for Television from Sonar Entertainment and James Patterson Entertainment
"Private," a 13-episode series, features former CIA agent Jack Morgan, who runs the world's most elite investigation firm.

[07/09/13 - 07:15 AM]
Final Episodes of TLC's "What Not to Wear" Start Friday, August 9 at 10/9c
The two-hour series finale is scheduled to air Friday, October 18.

[07/09/13 - 06:53 AM]
TV One Announces Plans for Live Daily Morning News Program: "News One Now" to Be Hosted by Roland S. Martin
The series will be culled from the third hour of a three-hour radio program to be syndicated on Radio One network stations.

[07/09/13 - 06:38 AM]
FOX Sports Prepares Position Statement for FOX Sports 1
The 90-second promotional spot premieres in-game during FOX Sports' coverage of the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 16.

[07/09/13 - 03:10 AM]
Reelz to Air U.S. Premieres for Three Original Movies from Sonar Entertainment
Look for "CAT. 8" (July 22), "Delete" (August 19) and "Exploding Sun" (September 9) in the coming weeks.

[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.







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[08/21/14 - 10:45 AM]
Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis and Joan Jett Star in "Big Driver" - Original Movie Based on Short Story by Stephen King - Premieres October 18 on Lifetime(R)
The film tells the story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime.

[08/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Premieres Thursday, September 18th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Each episode offers a unique tale: dark, horrifying, perverse, insane... hilarious - featuring a wide array of comedic and dramatic guest stars.

[08/21/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center" - Marcus Robinson's Poignant Film Chronicles 8 Years of Construction; Premieres Thursday, September 11, at 6 p.m. on History
The two-hour special - eight years in the making, from laying of the first foundation to triumphantly topping the gleaming new 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire - focuses on the construction workers who performed the Herculean task.

[08/21/14 - 10:02 AM]
Spike TV Announces More Leading Characters for "Tut" Event Series
Nonso Anozie, Sibylla Deen, Kylie Bunbury, Alexander Siddig, Peter Gadiot and Iddo Goldberg are among the latest to join the project.

[08/21/14 - 09:02 AM]
TNT Lands Rights to Lionsgate's Hunger Games and Divergent Franchises
The Hunger Games is slated to air on TNT for the first time in winter 2015, and the network will add the second installment, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, in winter 2016.

[08/21/14 - 08:59 AM]
"A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY," A Film by Liz Garbus and Steve Buscemi, Explores the Demanding Lives of New York City Firefighters When It Debuts Sept. 8, Exclusively on HBO
Featuring first-hand accounts of veteran firefighters and former FDNY member Buscemi, the film reveals what it feels like to fight, and know, fire in New York.

[08/21/14 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with "Big Brother"
The show's latest installment is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[08/21/14 - 07:04 AM]
FXX's 12-Day Marathon of "The Simpsons" Kicks off Today, August 21 at 10 AM ET/PT
Said run will conclude September 1 at 12 AM ET/PT, making it the longest-running marathon in television history.

[08/21/14 - 07:01 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, Will Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 1
Jim Nantz hosts the annual offering, which highlights the network's five new fall series.

[08/21/14 - 06:45 AM]
Discovery Channel Tells the Story of 9/11 Elite Rescue Squad
Narrated by Al-Jazeera America's Tony Harris, "9/11 E-Men Heroes" airs on Discovery Channel on Thursday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:02 AM]
ABC's Reinvention of "The View" Includes a New Show Logo, State-of-the-Art Set and Studio
As part of the reinvention, "The View" has taken up residence in the ABC Broadcast Center.

[08/21/14 - 05:27 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Announces New Fourth Judge Julianne Hough
Hough will judge alongside resident judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.

[08/20/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 20
On next week's show, returning guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson will join judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy.

[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
They'll join the previously announced Thomas Jane as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.