[tuesday, july 30, 2013]    
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[07/30/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 30
Updates include: Anna Torv, Jennifer Jason Leigh get "Open" at HBO; Marti Noxon to get "Unreal" at Lifetime; and "Raising Hope" clears off-network run.

[07/30/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 30
Next week, the competition heats up when guest judge Kenny Ortega joins the judging panel.

[07/30/13 - 05:17 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: VH1 Gets Big Finish from "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "First Comes Love," Lifetime's "Supermarket Superstar" and truTV's "Kentucky Bidders."

[07/30/13 - 04:01 PM]
BBC America's "Ripper Street" Adds to the Cast for Its Second Season Premiering December 1 10:00PM ET/PT
David Costabile, Damien Molony, Joseph Mawle and Leanne Best will all enter London's East End in the year 1890.

[07/30/13 - 04:00 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Remains on Top for HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," Spike TV's "Tattoo Rescue" and VH1's "Hollywood Exes."

[07/30/13 - 03:55 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Hallmark, Lifetime Original Movies Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "America's Cutest Dog," A&E's "American Haunting" and Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat."

[07/30/13 - 03:22 PM]
Showtime at TCA: Nevins Talks Future of "Homeland," "Dexter"
Plus: the network's chief on "The Borgias," "Penny Dreadful," "Years of Living Dangerously" and more!

[07/30/13 - 03:05 PM]
Andy Garcia, Mandy Moore Join Mary-Louise Parker in "Christmas in Conway," New Hallmark Hall of Fame Production
When it premieres on ABC later this year, "Christmas in Conway" will become the 250th presentation of the iconic Hallmark Hall of Fame.

[07/30/13 - 02:05 PM]
Monday Night Season Finales of VH1 Hit Series "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" and "Hit the Floor" Hit New Ratings Highs on VH1's Highest Rated Day of 2013
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, July 29.

[07/30/13 - 02:01 PM]
Backstreet Boys to Perform the Televison Debut of "Trust Me" on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," Wednesday, July 31
All five original members are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Backstreet Boys with the release of their new album "In a World Like This."

[07/30/13 - 01:59 PM]
Dr. Peter Jager Announces New Spider Species Discovered During Filming of "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan"
The find has yielded Dominic Monaghan his very own "wild thing," now called, Ctenus monaghani.

[07/30/13 - 01:58 PM]
"The Fosters" Sets Series Highs for 2nd Straight Week in Key 18-34s and Viewers 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 29.

[07/30/13 - 01:50 PM]
19 Months of Growth for the Hub Network!
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/13 - 01:47 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Nominee Ruth Wilson Joins Showtime(R) Pilot "The Affair"
She will play the role of Alison, "a young married woman, working in a pancake house, trying to piece her life back together in the wake of a tragedy."

[07/30/13 - 01:46 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Pilot Order of "Trending Down" Starring Oscar(R) Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman
Acclaimed actress Kathryn Hahn (Revolutionary Road) will also star in the pilot as Lee Payne, Thom Payne's (Hoffman) wife.

[07/30/13 - 01:44 PM]
Showtime Announces New Documentary Series "Time of Death"
Cameras will follow brave, terminally ill individuals as they live out their final days, supported by family, friends, healthcare teams and hospice workers, who gently help guide the process.

[07/30/13 - 01:42 PM]
Josh Hartnett & Eva Green Set to Star in "Penny Dreadful"
The project is "a frightening psychological thriller" created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar(R) nominee John Logan.

[07/30/13 - 01:41 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces January 2014 Premiere Schedule
"Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" to all return Sunday, January 12 on the pay channel.

[07/30/13 - 01:40 PM]
Showtime Anytime(R) Introduces Live East and West Coast Feeds of Showtime(R), a First in the Premium Space Available Today
At any time, users can click on the "live TV schedule" menu to see what's coming up or to switch between the two feeds.

[07/30/13 - 01:38 PM]
Showtime(R) Inks Two-Year Overall Deal with "Dexter(R)" Executive Producer Scott Buck
Buck is currently in development on a few projects for the network, including supervising the script for Matthew Specktor's novel "American Dream Machine."

[07/30/13 - 01:00 PM]
Powered by Social Media Buzz and Unprecedented Press Coverage, Syfy's "Sharknado" Hits Viewership Highs - in Third Airing!
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, July 27.

[07/30/13 - 12:53 PM]
This July, Animal Planet Achieves Most-Watched Month in Network History
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/13 - 12:48 PM]
Strong Gold Cup and UFC Ratings Power FOX Sports
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28.

[07/30/13 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Jungle Gold" Returns for Season Two on August 11
This season, George Wright and Scott Lomu take on even higher stakes in the precarious and unpredictable world of Ghanaian gold mining.

[07/30/13 - 12:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Tops Cable in Saturday Primetime
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, July 27.

[07/30/13 - 12:27 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" #1 Ad Supported Program in Cable Among Men on Sunday, July 28
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, July 28.

[07/30/13 - 12:20 PM]
"Hooked Up with Tom Colicchio" Premieres Wednesday at 7 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Network
The premiere features Plaxico Burress and Colicchio as they search for fish in the Florida Everglades and talk football and family.

[07/30/13 - 12:17 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Original Series Premiere to Ratings Highs
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28.

[07/30/13 - 12:03 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Branches Out with a New Season After Scoring Stellar Ratings
The new season is slated to return first quarter of 2014 with a 13-episode order.

[07/30/13 - 11:50 AM]
Two Months Into the Summer Season, TNT's Drama Series Are Chalking Up Some Strong Competitive Claims
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28 and the month to date.

[07/30/13 - 11:13 AM]
ABC Plans "Family Dance Off" for Sunday, August 25
The one-hour special features families performing routines on a Hollywood stage for a chance to win a cash prize.

[07/30/13 - 11:12 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps July in Total Day; Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" Is TV's #1 Series in Kids 2-5 for 2nd Straight Month
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28.

[07/30/13 - 11:02 AM]
MTV2 Starts the VMAs Pre-Party with Five Days of "Charlamagne and Friends" Beginning August 20 at Midnight, Leading Up to the 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards"
"Guy Code" star Charlamagne tha God will be joined by a variety of friends, including artists, athletes and comedians in the special half-hour, five-episode series.

[07/30/13 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Announces the Third Season of "Switched at Birth" and Gives Back-Order Pick-Ups to Break-Out Summer Hits "The Fosters" and "Twisted"
The series will premiere alongside "Pretty Little Liars" in January 2014.

[07/30/13 - 10:55 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28.

[07/30/13 - 10:52 AM]
"Under the Dome" Is the Week's #1 Program in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28.

[07/30/13 - 10:49 AM]
TLC's "Extreme Cougar Wives" Corner the Younger Genration
The series of specials returns with new installments on Wednesday, August 14 and 21 at 9:30/8:30c.

[07/30/13 - 10:49 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches CC:Stand-Up App on Xbox 360 Extends the New Stand-Up Channel Directly to the TV
Xbox Live Gold members will have unlimited streaming access to the brand's massive stand-up library featuring over 6,000 videos from more than 700 comedians.

[07/30/13 - 10:17 AM]
The CW at TCA: Planted Spin-Offs Will Continue with "Arrow," "Supernatural"
Plus: Mark Pedowitz on the future of "Amazon" and when we'll see the final season of "Nikita."

[07/30/13 - 10:04 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ties for #1 on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX in 18-49 for the Week of July 22-28 and Is #1 Outright on Those Nets in 18-34, Teens & Kids
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28.

[07/30/13 - 09:43 AM]
BBC America's Award-Winning Miniseries "Luther" Is Back with a Four-Night Premiere Event
The new season will air nightly at 10:00/9:00c from September 3-6.

[07/30/13 - 09:38 AM]
ABC Family Stars Bryce Johnson ("Pretty Little Liars") and Avan Jogia ("Twisted") to Tweet Live with Fans During the East Coast Broadcasts of Their Series Tuesday, July 30
They'll be up on @BryceOJohnson and @ATJogia during their respective telecasts.

[07/30/13 - 09:24 AM]
"Under the Dome" Dominates Monday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, July 29.

[07/30/13 - 09:16 AM]
"Aqua TV Show Show" and "Squidbillies" Triumphantly Return Sunday, August 11th
To mark their 12th and 7th seasons, both returning series will feature top musical artists spanning genres from classic Americana to "flower punk."

[07/30/13 - 09:09 AM]
ABC Grows to its Best Week Since Mid-June in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28.

[07/30/13 - 09:04 AM]
Starz and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution Announce Multiyear Film Library Licensing Agreement
The multiyear agreement is the largest ever between the companies, with about forty percent of the feature films newly licensed to Starz.

[07/30/13 - 08:53 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Ranks #1 in Men 18-34, Men 18-49 and Men 25-54 in Its Time Period
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 29.

[07/30/13 - 08:45 AM]
Yahoo! Sports & NBC Sports Group Launch Two New Programs to Air Across Both TV & Web
"SportsDash with Yahoo! Sports" and "Fantasy Football Live" will both be featured on NBC Sports Network and the Yahoo! Sports' website.

[07/30/13 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Wins Monday with Season Highs for "The Bachelorette" and 7-Week Highs for "Mistresses"
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 29.

[07/30/13 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelorette" Leads ABC to Win in Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet wins Monday outright for the first time in adults 18-49 this summer.

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[12/01/15 - 05:40 PM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agent Carter" Season Premiere Moves to January 19
Due to the scheduling of the State of the Union Address on January 12, "Marvel's Agent Carter" will return for a second season of adventure and intrigue on a new date.

[12/01/15 - 12:13 PM]
Hollywood's A-List Heads to Ovation TV for No-Holds-Barred Interview Show, "Los Angeles Times' The Envelope"
The series is hosted by Rebecca Keegan and Mark Olsen who sit down with the year's critically acclaimed directors and actors for an in-depth discussion of their awards-worthy films and the filmmaking process.

[12/01/15 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Expands Scripted Slate with Pre-Launch Renewal of "Those Who Can't," And Begins Development on Three New Scripted Projects
"Those Who Can't" centers on a trio of trouble-making high school teachers played by show creators and executive producers Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy.

[12/01/15 - 11:46 AM]
"War & Peace" Reimagined for a New Generation Premieres on Lifetime, A&E and History January 18
The epic features an award-winning cast including Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson and others.

[12/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
TV One Celebrates Eddie Murphy in PBS' "18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor" Special This Friday, December 4 at 8 P.M. ET
Originally broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, the special taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and features star-studded appearances by leading entertainers and comedians.

[12/01/15 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look at "Outlander" Season Two
The Season Two teaser is the first release for Starz' 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings.

[12/01/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to Air on ABC, Sunday, December 13
Ginnifer Goodwin narrates the one-hour special, which explores the moment where folklore met filmmaking.

[12/01/15 - 09:46 AM]
An All-New "The Biggest Loser" Returns January 4 with a New Host, Theme, Logo, Gym and Format and Eight Compelling Contestant Teams of Two
Dolvett Quince and Jen Widerstrom return to train eight contestant teams of two, all with compelling stories.

[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Superstore"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 by wide margins.

[12/01/15 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Presents "A Very Murray Christmas"
In just 4 days, Bill Murray and his celebrity friends will bring joy and laughter to people all around the world with the Netflix original holiday special.

[12/01/15 - 07:41 AM]
"Bolshoi Babylon," An Unprecedented Inside Look at the Famed Russian Ballet Company in the Wake of Scandal, Debuts Dec. 21 on HBO
The film was previously slated to debut the week prior on Monday, December 14.

[12/01/15 - 07:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents Series Finale of Landmark "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee," Commemorating 25 Years on Air, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 8PM (ET/PT)
Ellerbee, who has announced her retirement, will highlight some of Nick News' most poignant episodes and discussions, while presenting the story and philosophy behind the award-winning series.

[12/01/15 - 07:30 AM]
Juanes, Seth MacFarlane and Trisha Yearwood Added to Lineup for "Sinatra 100 - An All-Star Grammy Concert," Sunday, Dec. 6 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Zac Brown, Harry Connick, Jr., Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood and Usher.

[12/01/15 - 07:03 AM]
Luke Bryan, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, and Demi Lovato to Perform in Times Square During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles.

[12/01/15 - 06:51 AM]
Video: MTV Reveals Stunning Opening Title Sequence for "The Shannara Chronicles"
The show open features powerful and stunning visuals of the post-apocalyptic world of "Shannara," harmonized with artist Ruelle's haunting hit song, "Until We Go Down."