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[07/18/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 18
Updates include: Bailee Madison joins ABC's "Trophy Wife"; Adam Pally to recur on FOX's "The Mindy Project"; and Taryn Manning named regular on Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black."

[07/18/13 - 10:49 PM]
FX and Uber Partner at Comic-Con 2013
Said duo are simplifying transportation allowing subscribers of the app to cruise through Comic-Con in an exclusive FX pedicab.

[07/18/13 - 10:00 PM]
Only Three Chefs Remain on "Hell's Kitchen"
Look for the two-hour season finale next Thursday, July 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/18/13 - 07:28 PM]
Video: The Latest and Greatest FOX FanFare at Comic-Con 2013
Check out the latest offerings from "Almost Human," "Cosmos," "Sleepy Hollow" and more!

[07/18/13 - 06:30 PM]
MTV Announces "Teen Wolf" Winter Season Premiere Set for January 6, 2014
Plus: check out the trailer for the remainder of the current summer season.

[07/18/13 - 05:07 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: ESPY Awards, "Honey Boo Boo" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Wedding Island," TBS's "Deal with It" and Discovery's "Blood & Oil."

[07/18/13 - 05:04 PM]
TV Land Extends Season Three of "The Exes" with an Additional 10 Episodes
To date, season three is pacing +9% above its prior season average.

[07/18/13 - 02:36 PM]
USA Network Reveals Results at Comic-Con(R) of Fan-Voted Storyline for New Season Eight "Psych" Episode
Plus: look for the two-hour special "Psych: The Musical" on Sunday, December 15.

[07/18/13 - 02:30 PM]
The Griffins Meet the Simpsons in an Epic "Family Guy" Episode Airing Next Fall on FOX
"FOX hasn't spent this much money since they took Simon Cowell tight T-shirt shopping," said Peter Griffin.

[07/18/13 - 01:49 PM]
"Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" Soar to Season Highs
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 17.

[07/18/13 - 01:41 PM]
Universal Cable Productions' and Syfy's "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" 2-Hour Movie and Hit Series "Defiance" Receive Primetime Emmy(R) Award Nominations
The former received three nominations, highlighting the movie's first-class technical achievements.

[07/18/13 - 12:31 PM]
The CW's New Reality Competition Series "Capture" Premieres on a New Date - Tuesday, July 30, 9:00-10:00 PM
Current occupant "Perfect Score" will then shift to Fridays at 8:00/7:00c on August 9.

[07/18/13 - 12:26 PM]
NBC Sports Group Nominated for Five Primetime Emmy Awards for London Olympics
NBC Sports Group's coverage of the 2012 London Olympics was watched by more than 217 million Americans on the networks of NBCUniversal.

[07/18/13 - 12:08 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Names Mike Darnell to Newly Created Position of President, Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative Television
Darnell will also serve as the Studio's creative point person in its relationship with Shed Media U.S.

[07/18/13 - 12:01 PM]
TVGN to Air "Big Brother" Encores on Friday Nights Starting July 19
The three hours will feature the most recent weekly episodes from CBS.

[07/18/13 - 11:52 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Outscore Their Broadcast Time-Slot Rivals in Every Key Measure for the Late-Night Week of July 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 8-12.

[07/18/13 - 10:59 AM]
Verizon and the Disney and ESPN Media Networks Group Expand Agreement to Make "WATCH Disney" and "WATCH ABC" Services Available to FiOS TV Subscribers
Verizon will also add Fusion, the upcoming news, information and lifestyle multiplatform network for Hispanics.

[07/18/13 - 10:46 AM]
More Blood Is Shed Than Tears in Season Two of Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "Deadly Affairs" Premiering Saturday, August 3
Susan Lucci returns to host season two as part of Investigation Discovery's "Saturday Night Seduction" lineup.

[07/18/13 - 10:14 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Ranks #1 for the Week and Matches a 5-Week High
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 1-5.

[07/18/13 - 10:11 AM]
Limited Summer Series "Gold Rush - South America" Comes to Discovery Channel on August 2
Additionally, an all-new episode of "The Dirt," hosted by executive producer Christo Doyle, will also premiere on August 2.

[07/18/13 - 10:08 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Receives Primetime Emmy(R) Nomination for "Oprah's Master Class"
This marks OWN's first series to receive a Primetime Emmy(R) nomination.

[07/18/13 - 10:06 AM]
AMC Garners 26 Emmy(R) Award Nominations Tieing for Most Nominations for a Basic Cable Network
"Breaking Bad" garnered the most nominations in the series' history (13) including their first-ever writing nominations.

[07/18/13 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Garners 53 Primetime Emmy Nominations for the 2012-2013 Season
The network's highlights include Outstanding Comedy Series for "The Big Bang Theory."

[07/18/13 - 09:58 AM]
FX Reaps Banner Haul of Emmy(R) Noms
FX's 26 nominations tied for the most nominations by a basic cable network this year and matches its previous high total in a single year.

[07/18/13 - 09:54 AM]
Firefly Online: Cult Hit Series to Get Officially Licensed Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game
The project is a multi-user, social online role-playing game that will initially be available for smartphones and tablets.

[07/18/13 - 09:48 AM]
Showtime(R) Makes History Honored with 32 Emmy(R) Nominations
The network is represented in all four lead actor and actress series categories with five actors nominated.

[07/18/13 - 09:41 AM]
HBO Receives 108 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year
"Game of Thrones" led all HBO nominees with 16 nominations, while "Behind the Candelabra" received 15 nominations.

[07/18/13 - 09:20 AM]
Crackle.com Among 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Nominees
Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" received a nod in the Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Nonfiction Programs category.

[07/18/13 - 09:12 AM]
The Outrageous and the Unexplained Dominate Science Channel's Lineup at the 2013 Comic-Con International
"Outrageous Acts of Science" and "The Unexplained Files" are among the featured panels.

[07/18/13 - 09:03 AM]
Sundance Channel Receives Record Ten Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations for Miniseries "Top of the Lake" and "Restless"
Highlights include a category nomination for "Top of the Lake" for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and acting noms for Elisabeth Moss and Peter Mullan.

[07/18/13 - 09:01 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Delivers the #1 Rating of the Night in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 17.

[07/18/13 - 08:55 AM]
ESPYS Overnight Rating Up 19 Percent; Fan Voting Rose 28%
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 17.

[07/18/13 - 08:39 AM]
USA Network Garners Five Emmy(R) Nominations for Acclaimed Miniseries, "Political Animals," for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
Among the nods: Sigourney Weaver in Lead Actress in a Miniseries and Ellen Burstyn in Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries.

[07/18/13 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
The Peacock's summer staple is up from last week while lead-out "Camp" is down a few ticks.

[07/18/13 - 08:21 AM]
NBC Scores 53 Emmy Nominations, Tying for High Among Broadcast Networks
Leading the charge were "Saturday Night Live" with 17 nominations, including outstanding variety series, and "30 Rock" with 13.

[07/18/13 - 08:16 AM]
Cross-Platform Snapshot: The Premiere Episode of "Under the Dome"
CBS spins the numbers to date for the premiere episode of the summer drama.

[07/18/13 - 08:14 AM]
"Katie" Grows to an 11-Week High and Finishes in the Week's Top 5 Syndie Talkers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 1-5.

[07/18/13 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix Marks Broadcast History with 14 Primetime Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"House of Cards" collected nine nods while "Arrested Development" received three and "Hemlock Grove" two.

[07/18/13 - 08:01 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" Reveals the Top 60 Acts Chosen to Perform Live at Radio City Music Hall Beginning Tuesday, July 23
12 of said acts will perform live on the next episode, airing Tuesday, July 23.

[07/18/13 - 07:24 AM]
Electus International Signs First Look Deal with Caracol International
The one-year agreement, gives Electus first look rights to its scripted and non-scripted programming catalog.

[07/18/13 - 07:06 AM]
Lifetime Receives Network Best 12 Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"Project Runway" was nominated for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program as well as Outstanding Host for a Reality or a Reality-Competition Program.

[07/18/13 - 06:48 AM]
IFC's Original Comedy Series Portlandia Scores Two Emmy(R) Nominations
The series is up for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series.

[07/18/13 - 06:45 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative Announce Comprehensive Long-Term Distribution Agreement
The telecommunications cooperative serves telephone and electric organizations in 48 states.

[07/18/13 - 06:35 AM]
Bravo Media Receives 5 Emmy(R) Nominations for 65th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
"Top Chef" is up for Outstanding Reality Competition Program for the ninth consecutive year.

[07/18/13 - 05:49 AM]
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards: Nomination Summary
"American Horror Story: Asylum" and "Game of Thrones" lead all nominees with 17 and 16 nods, respectively.

[07/18/13 - 05:48 AM]
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards: Creative Arts Nominations
Plus: sees the nominees for Outstanding Directing and Writing for a Comedy, Drama and more!

[07/18/13 - 05:47 AM]
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards: Acting/Series Nominations
"Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "House of Cards" and "Mad Men" will duke it out for the top drama prize.

[07/17/13 - 11:30 PM]
LeBron James, Miami Heat, Michael Phelps, Serena Williams Among the Night's Big Winners at the 21st Annual ESPYS, Hosted by Jon Hamm
ESPN details the winners from tonight's telecast.

[07/17/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 17
Updates include: Billy Campbell to lead Syfy's "Helix"; Mark Friedman exits NBC's "Believe"; and Kate Jenkinson joins ABC's "Super Fun Night."

[07/17/13 - 09:58 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Catfish" Tops Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for USA's "Suits," Lifetime's "Catering Wars" and Syfy's "Weird or What?"







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[07/29/14 - 09:17 AM]
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Five of the top competitors from "American Ninja Warrior" will go head-to-head against competitors from Japan and from Europe in a high-stakes competition on the show's famed four-stage finals course.

[07/29/14 - 09:06 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 08:54 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 28.

[07/29/14 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top
The show's full night finale puts ABC in front among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/29/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC Wins Monday as "The Bachelorette" Closes with Its Biggest Audience This Season
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[07/29/14 - 08:21 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 08:03 AM]
Tim Howard Joins NBC Sports Group's Premier League Broadcast Team
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[07/29/14 - 07:55 AM]
ESPN Networks Combine to Carry 82 Little League World Series Regional Games
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[07/29/14 - 07:45 AM]
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[07/29/14 - 07:07 AM]
espnW Builds on Themes from Acclaimed Nine for IX Series to Launch Innovative Knowledge Center
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[07/29/14 - 07:06 AM]
NBC Sports Group Launches New Reality Series - "Mecum Dealmakers" - July 31 at 10 P.M. ET on NBCSN
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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
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[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
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[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
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