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[07/31/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 31
Updates include: Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones to exit "Parks & Recreation"; ABC renews "Celebrity Wife Swap"; and Martin Henderson to topline Sundance Channel's "The Red Road."

[07/31/13 - 05:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Perception" Top Viewers
Plus: numbers for CNBC's "The Profit," E!'s "LA Sugar" and ABC Family's "The Vineyard."

[07/31/13 - 05:01 PM]
Derek Hough Is Ready to Raise the Roof when Five Families Compete in "Family Dance Off," Sunday, August 25 on ABC
The "Dancing with the Stars" alum hosts the special, which features a grand prize of $10,000.

[07/31/13 - 03:02 PM]
ABC Family Will Air Disney Channel's Hit Movie "Teen Beach Movie" as Part of Its Annual "Summer Crush" Programming Event
Maia Mitchell and Ross Lynch star in the film, which was July's #1 TV telecast among kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.

[07/31/13 - 02:46 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 for 7th Time in 8 Weeks
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/31/13 - 02:35 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" Season Finale Makes Discovery Channel the Top Cable Network for Persons and Men on Tuesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/31/13 - 01:11 PM]
Syfy's New Scripted Thriller "Helix" from Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and Sony Pictures Television Begins Production in Montreal with Final Cast Set
Billy Campbell stars as the leader of the Centers for Disease Control outbreak field team called upon to investigate and control a potential "hot zone" at a remote Arctic research facility.

[07/31/13 - 12:46 PM]
An Original Novel, Schooled in Revenge, Based on the Hit ABC Television Series "Revenge," Available in Paperback and Digitally August 20
Plus: look for an exclusive "Schooled in Revenge" trailer featuring the novel's cast of characters on the season two DVD on sale that same date.

[07/31/13 - 11:55 AM]
Soleil Moon Frye Joins OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's "Home Made Simple" as Host for Season Three
In addition, the new season will feature some exciting format changes, including a shift from one-hour to half-hour episodes.

[07/31/13 - 11:48 AM]
Hulu at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour
"The Awesomes," "Quick Draw," "The Wrong Mans," "Behind the Mask" and "Mother Up!" are all on tap in the coming months.

[07/31/13 - 11:44 AM]
Derek Theler and Lacey Chabert to Participate in Live Twitter Chat During East Coast Broadcast of "Baby Daddy" Tonight
Fans should tweet at the actors' handles @DerekTheler and @IamLaceyChabert and include the hashtag #BabyDaddyChat to ask them questions.

[07/31/13 - 11:28 AM]
Original, Outrageous and Always Odd: All New Season of "Oddities: San Francisco" Premieres on Science Channel This Saturday, August 3rd at 9PM
The store's colorful owner Audra, and her employee Wednesday, are joined by newcomer Lincoln to take on the eclectic customers and bizarre antiques that enter the Haight Street haven.

[07/31/13 - 11:11 AM]
TLC to Unveil Medical Mystery on "The Man with the 132 LB Scrotum"
The one-hour special will document the story of Wesley Warren Jr., a 49-year-old Las Vegas resident who is living with a rare medical condition called scrotal lymphedema.

[07/31/13 - 11:06 AM]
NFL Network Broadcasts Exclusive Coverage of the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony
Former NFL players Larry Allen, Chris Carter, Jonathan Ogden, Curley Culp & Dave Robinson and former head coach Bill Parcells complete the 2013 Class.

[07/31/13 - 11:04 AM]
Nick Cannon to Host Style Media's New "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"
This series explores all facets of stylish living, including home, travel, food and entertaining.

[07/31/13 - 11:02 AM]
"Extreme Weight Loss" Builds to a 5-Week High in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/31/13 - 11:01 AM]
Kelly Reilly to Star in New ABC Drama Series "The Black Box"
Reilly plays a world-famous neuroscientist who unwraps the mysteries of the brain as she juggles complex issues of her own.

[07/31/13 - 10:57 AM]
Syfy, The Asylum and Earthbound LLC Announce First Ever "Sharknado" Merchandising Program
The first wave of "Sharknado" t-shirts will hit retail stores nationally within the coming weeks.

[07/31/13 - 10:43 AM]
E!'s New Friday Night Line-Up Debuts September 6 with "Fashion Police" and the Series Premiere of Ross Mathews' Pop Culture Talk Show "Hello Ross"
"Fashion Police" will relocate to 9:00/8:00c followed by newcomer "Hello Ross" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/31/13 - 09:59 AM]
President of the United States Barack Obama Visits NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Tuesday, August 6
This marks Mr. Obama's sixth appearance on the show, his fourth since taking the office of President of the United States.

[07/31/13 - 09:54 AM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 Ad Supported Cable Telecast on Cable Among Persons 25-54 in July
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/31/13 - 09:53 AM]
Two-Hour Special "Face Off: The Vets Strike Back" Airs Tuesday, August 6 at 9 P.M. ET/PT on Syfy
The special includes exclusive interviews and a sneak peek of the new season, plus will look back on the past seasons to highlight the veteran contestants' best and worst moments.

[07/31/13 - 09:11 AM]
2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Televised on ESPN2
"NFL Live" host Trey Wingo, NFL analyst Tom Jackson and reporter Sal Paolantonio will cover the event in Canton, Ohio.

[07/31/13 - 08:54 AM]
Video: TNT's "Major Crimes" Promo for Aug. 5 Episode Featuring Tim Conway, Paul Dooley, Ron Glass, Marion Ross & Doris Roberts
Watch a tease from this Monday's installment of the TNT drama.

[07/31/13 - 08:45 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Scores Its Second-Highest Tuesday 18-49 Rating in Six Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/31/13 - 08:34 AM]
Yule Caise Named 2013 "Fox Writers Intensive" Fellow
In addition, Fox will award Caise's referring organization, the NAACP Hollywood Bureau, a $15,000 FWI grant to be earmarked for its writing program.

[07/31/13 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Goes Untouched for NBC
Plus: The CW's "Capture" opens on par with the Friday-bound "Perfect Score."

[07/31/13 - 08:22 AM]
TLC Takes a Behind-the-Scenes Look Inside a News Story That Swept the Nation in "Sex, Lies & Zumba"
The one-hour special airs Tuesday, August 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/31/13 - 08:21 AM]
Blair Redford of "Switched at Birth" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat During the East Coast Broadcast on Monday, August 5th
Fans should tweet at his Twitter handle - @Blair_Redford - and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets to ask questions.

[07/31/13 - 07:40 AM]
ESPN Networks to Carry 69 Live Weekday College Football Games in 2013 Season
The lineup will showcase many of the nation's top programs in weekly Thursday and Friday night matchups and on select Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the season.

[07/31/13 - 07:37 AM]
Saturday's "48 Hours: Live to Tell: Black Wave" Encore Was First at 8:00 P.M. in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 27.

[07/31/13 - 07:30 AM]
Exclusive: "Ghost Mine," "Fangasm" to Join Syfy in September
The former returns Wednesday, September 4 while the latter will debut on Tuesday, September 24.

[07/31/13 - 07:17 AM]
Tamar & Vince Are Back - And They've Got a Baby on Board; Season Two of WE tv's Hit Series Premieres Thursday, September 5 at 9PM ET/PT
In the premiere, viewers are treated to an all access pass as Tamar and Vince hit the road on a multi-city bus tour to promote "Love and War."

[07/31/13 - 06:04 AM]
Prime Instant Video Greenlights Five Additional Kids Pilots; Amazon Originals Expands to Include Titles for Kids Ages 6-11
They'll join "Annebots," "Creative Galaxy" and "Tumbleaf," which are already in full series production.

[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.







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[07/21/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words," A Revealing Profile of the Former President, Debuts Aug. 4 on HBO
The film is presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of his resignation and features excerpts from his secretly recorded his private conversations.

[07/21/14 - 12:38 PM]
Zap! Pow! Bang! Comedy Central(R) Hits San Diego Comic-Con with Multiple Fan Events
Said offering start with back-to-back panels as Comedy Central Presents "Key & Peele" and Introduces "Moonbeam City" on Thursday, July 24.

[07/21/14 - 11:44 AM]
Velocity's All-New Series "Garage Squad" Helps America Rebuild and Restore Their Favorite Dream Cars
Hosted by Bruno Massel and Lauren Bohlander, the series comes to the rescue of people whose automotive projects have come to a dead end.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Bleachers Named VH1's August You Oughta Know Artist
Bleachers will benefit from significant cross-platform promotion via frequent music video plays, a custom promo spot, interview on VH1's music-oriented Tuner blog, VH1's Top 20 Countdown, and much more.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Academy Award Winner(R) Adrien Brody Stars in "Houdini" - Two-Night Miniseries-Event Premieres September 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on History(R)
Joining Brody is Kristen Connolly as Bess Houdini, the love of Harry's life and right hand when it came to some of his most amazing feats.

[07/21/14 - 11:22 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's No. 1 Series "The Incredible Dr. Pol" Returns Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 9 PM ET/PT
Additionally, his new book, "Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow," hits the stands August 18, chronicling his life from childhood in the Netherlands up to the local hero he is today.

[07/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
Tia Maggini Joins Lifetime as Vice President, Original Movies
Most recently, Maggini was Vice President of Television for Josephson Entertainment in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for managing all areas of television development on behalf of the company.

[07/21/14 - 10:48 AM]
Homeowners Smash Their Way to Spectacular Renovations on DIY Network's "Sledgehammer"
The series features homeowners who think they're trying out for a home improvement show, but instead get a surprise visit from Jason Cameron who promises to fix any room they can completely demolish in 30 minutes.

[07/21/14 - 10:47 AM]
Six New Ways to Celebrate Shark Week 2014
Building upon last year's 11 shark-filled specials, a whopping 13 hours of new programming coupled with the live late-night talk show "Shark After Dark" will air beginning August 10.

[07/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
Country Rocks Your Summer on "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, August 5 on the ABC Television Network
Adding their chops and charm to the special are Luke Bryan, Eric Church with special guest Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Lady Antebellum, and Blake Shelton with special guest Gwen Sebastian.

[07/21/14 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7-Day Playback for the Premiere Episode of "Under the Dome" Tops Last Summer's L+7 Series Premiere
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, June 30.

[07/21/14 - 10:29 AM]
FXX to Air Longest Running Marathon in TV History with "The Simpsons"
For 24 hours a day, over the course of the 12 days, FXX will air 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" (through Season 25) as well as "The Simpsons Movie" (airing after episode 400), in chronological order.

[07/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
Bernadette Peters to Guest Star in Bravo Media's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Peters will play Lyla's (Janeane Garofalo) mother Annie, who comes to town to help her with the kids.

[07/21/14 - 10:17 AM]
He'll Be Back - "Louie" Picked Up by FX for Fifth Season
The seven-episode new season from Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Star/Director/Editor Louis C.K. will premiere in Spring 2015.

[07/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Aw, Geez, FX Is Going Back to "Fargo"
The new chapter of the "Fargo" story will feature an all-new cast of characters, a new time period and a new "true crime" story that will unfold over the course of 10 episodes.