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[08/07/13 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 7
Updates include: Amber Tamblyn joins the cast of "Two and a Half Men"; Rachael Harris boards FOX's "Surviving Jack"; and six new series projects land at the broadcast networks.

[08/07/13 - 04:50 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Discovery's "Shark Week" Tops Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The Chase," HBO's "Hard Knocks" and Syfy's "Face Off: The Vets Strike Back."

[08/07/13 - 04:01 PM]
USGA and FOX Sports Tee-Up Landmark Partnership - 12-Year Multi-Media Agreement Brings Major Championship Golf to FOX Sports Platforms for First Time Ever
USGA and FOX Sports will deliver a total of 146 hours of championship golf, including a minimum of 70 cumulative hours of live event coverage of the three Opens.

[08/07/13 - 03:24 PM]
"Shark After Dark" Beats All Cable Talk Competitiors for Second Consecutive Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 03:14 PM]
Tom Sizemore Joins Cast of Sundance Channel Original Scripted Series "The Red Road"
He'll play "a terrifying and unpredictable drug dealer and the father of Native American ex-con Phillip Kopus (Jason Momoa)."

[08/07/13 - 02:48 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast for Second Straight Week in Women 18-34 and for 8th Time in 9 Weeks in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 02:35 PM]
History's New Series Premiere "The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man" Garners 3.2 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 01:17 PM]
New Series "Snake Salvation" Takes a Look into the Religious Ritual of Snake Handling, Premieres 9/10, 9 PM
The National Geographic Channel series follows pastors Jamie Coots and Andrew Hamblin who "are determined to keep their tradition alive no matter the cost."

[08/07/13 - 01:08 PM]
Entertainment One and Sunrise Pictures Announce New TV Development Deal
The two companies will co-finance and develop pilot scripts primarily for the one-hour dramatic cable space.

[08/07/13 - 01:06 PM]
Two of the Stars from A&E's "Duck Dynasty" to Make Acting Debut in Season Premiere of "Last Man Standing" on September 20
Willie Robertson and Si Robertson will both appear in the season premiere.

[08/07/13 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Orders "Extant," a New Drama Series from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios, for Broadcast in Summer 2014
The project is "a futuristic thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space."

[08/07/13 - 12:36 PM]
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Are Bringing What You Think You Know -- and What You Don't -- to VH1
"LeAnn & Eddie" (working title) is set to premiere on VH1 in the Fall 2013/Winter 2014 with six half-hour episodes.

[08/07/13 - 12:33 PM]
The Key to the Fountain of Youth? TLC Explores Medical Mystery in "40 Year Old Child: A New Case"
The one-hour special airs Monday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/07/13 - 12:12 PM]
"E! News" Names Ali Fetodowsky and Jesse Giddings as Correspondents
The "Bachelorette" and "X Factor" alums cover a wide variety of pop culture stories for "E! News."

[08/07/13 - 11:01 AM]
Nancy Kanter Promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide
Kanter leads the creative content for Disney Junior globally, "unifying the creative vision and ensuring cohesiveness between programming, promotion and extensions of the brand."

[08/07/13 - 10:35 AM]
Video: TNT's "Cold Justice" Sneak Peek
The reality series launches Tuesday, September 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/07/13 - 09:52 AM]
"Switched at Birth" Star Gilles Marini and Executive Producer Lizzy Weiss to Participate in Live Twitter Chat During the East Coast Broadcast on Monday, August 12
Fans should tweet at their Twitter handles - @GillesMarini and @LizzyWeissSAB - and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets to ask questions.

[08/07/13 - 09:44 AM]
Independent Film "Escape from Polygamy," Starring Mary Mccormack, William Mapother, Haley Lu Richardson and Jack Falahee, to Premiere on Lifetime o August 24
The project comes from 28 year-old up-and-coming director Rachel Lee Goldenberg.

[08/07/13 - 09:37 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Lineup for PaleyFestPreviews: Fall TV Sept. 6-13, 2013
Other highlights include a "Fall Farewell" to "Dexter" and a "Fall Flashback" to "China Beach."

[08/07/13 - 09:01 AM]
Internet's Most Passionate Foodies Connect in New Series Cooking Channel's "Food Fanatics With Eden Grinshpan"
The newcomer launches Friday, September 13 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[08/07/13 - 08:55 AM]
Couples Bare All in Discovery Fit & Health's All-New Series "Secret Sex Lives: Swingers"
The four-part series bows Saturday, September 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/07/13 - 08:48 AM]
NBC Is the #1 Network Tuesday Night, Led by "America's Got Talent," the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Ties a Season High and Beats FOX's "SYTYCD" at 9:30pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Victory
Plus: The CW's "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" see week-to-week growth in adults 18-49.

[08/07/13 - 08:04 AM]
CMT Revs Up Its Fall Line-Up with Four New Series, Two Returning Series and More
The newcomers include "Orange County Choppers" and "Tattoo Titans" as well as untitled project from Cassadee Pope and 495 Productions.

[08/07/13 - 06:54 AM]
BBC America's Live "Doctor Who" Special Ranked #1 Show in Social Media for Sunday
BBC America spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/06/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 6
Updates include: Amanda Righetti, Owain Yeoman to exit "The Mentalist"; Justin Kirk cast in FX's "Tyrant"; and Starz's "Marco Polo" eyes new homes.

[08/06/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 6
Plus: next week Debbie Allen joins the judging panel as the Top 10 finalists will be paired up with All-Star partners.

[08/06/13 - 05:30 PM]
Disney XD's 1-Hour "Lab Rats" Becomes the Network's #1 Live-Action Telecast of All Time in Total Viewers and Target Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 04:40 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop" Continue Reign
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Casting By," truTV's "Kentucky Bidders" and Discovery's "Return of Jaws."

[08/06/13 - 04:20 PM]
"Shark After Dark" Beats All Cable Talk Competitiors in Total Viewers and Key Demos on Monday
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 03:29 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Tops Demos, "Megalodon" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "The Shed," VH1's "Hollywood Exes" and Oxygen's "Snapped: Killer Couples."

[08/06/13 - 03:24 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Sam & Cat," "Haunted Hathaways" Top Viewers for Nickelodeon
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Psychic Tia," Syfy's "Sinbad" and Lifetime's "Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer."

[08/06/13 - 03:08 PM]
TNT's 2013-14 NBA Regular Season Schedule to Feature Multiple Appearances by NBA Champion Heat, Lakers, Clippers, Thunder, Knicks, Bulls and Rockets
The NBA season will exclusively open on TNT for the 12th consecutive year with a doubleheader Tuesday, October 29.

[08/06/13 - 03:07 PM]
NBA TV to Televise 97 Games During 2013-14 Regular Season Featuring Multiple Appearances by Heat, Thunder, Knicks, Lakers, Clippers, Nets and Bulls
For the fifth consecutive year, the network's popular NBA TV Fan Night presented by Sprint will return on Tuesdays throughout the season beginning November 5.

[08/06/13 - 03:06 PM]
ABC & ESPN 2013-14 NBA Schedule - Star-Studded Slate to Tip Off with Nov. 1 Doubleheader on ESPN
ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the 2013-14 NBA season will include 90 games, highlighted by 15 exclusive ABC broadcasts and 75 national ESPN telecasts.

[08/06/13 - 03:01 PM]
ABC Family's Season Finale of "The Fosters" Sets Series Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos; Is Summer's #1 New Cable Series in Key Millennials
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 02:45 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Finale Scores Season High in All Key Demos with 2.4 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 02:39 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Welcomes Hill to "FOX Sports Live" & "FOX Football Daily"
"I am extremely happy and honored to once again be a part of the Fox Sports family," Hill said.

[08/06/13 - 02:20 PM]
"Baby Daddy" Guest Star Kym Whitley to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During the East Coast Broadcast of the Comedy Series
She'll be up on @kymwhitley during tomorrow night's telecast.

[08/06/13 - 02:12 PM]
New York Comedy Festival Announces 2013 Line-Up
Among the highlights: Larry David will engage in a conversation with David Steinberg on Sunday, November 10.

[08/06/13 - 01:48 PM]
Saturday's Back-to-Back "48 Hours" Broadcasts Are the Night's #1 and #2 Programs in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 3.

[08/06/13 - 01:41 PM]
Video: First Teaser for FX's "American Horror Story: Coven"
The anthology series returns in October with an all-new season.

[08/06/13 - 01:10 PM]
FOX Ranks No. 3 for the Week Among Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 01:08 PM]
Sean Hayes-Hosted "NBC Primetime Preview Show" Readies for Wide Distribution
The preview also will be made available to NBC affiliates and the network's owned television stations websites.

[08/06/13 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" Finale #1 in All of Television Among Men in Prime Time on Saturday, August 3
Discovery spins the numbers for Saturday, August 3.

[08/06/13 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Series "Derek"
The Ricky Gervais-led comedy launches Thursday, September 12 on the distributor.

[08/06/13 - 12:41 PM]
Chris Chelios Added to FOX Sports 1 Talent Roster
He'll provide expert commentary on the NHL as well as prior to and throughout the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, across all FOX Sports platforms.

[08/06/13 - 12:29 PM]
Growth In Adults and Kids for the Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 12:28 PM]
TLC's "Little Couple" Celebrates 100th Episode
The series returns with all new episodes on Tuesday, August 13 at 10:00/9:00c, kicking off with said anniversary installment.







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[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
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[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
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[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
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Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
CBS to Finish "Angel from Hell," "Rush Hour" Runs on Saturday Nights
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[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the New Trailer for Its Music Series "Roadies," The First Original Series from Oscar(R) Winner Cameron Crowe
The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

[05/26/16 - 12:07 PM]
Michael Bloom Joins TBS & TNT as Senior Vice President of Unscripted Series and Specials
Most recently, Bloom was instrumental in forging the architecture for ELeague, the new eSports co-venture between Turner and WME | IMG.

[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
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Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.

[05/26/16 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Olympics to Provide 4K Ultra HD Coverage of Rio Olympics to Distribution Partners
The coverage will be made available on one-day delay and will include 4K UHD footage from the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, swimming, track and field, basketball, the men's soccer final, and judo, as well as Rio scenics.

[05/26/16 - 12:00 PM]
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[05/26/16 - 11:15 AM]
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[05/26/16 - 10:35 AM]
Jamie Lynn Spears Steps Back Into the Spotlight in New TLC Special "When the Lights Go Out"
The one-hour special premieres Sunday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/26/16 - 10:24 AM]
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Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos launch the all-new summer block on Monday, May 30 as the executive producers of "Secret Guide To Fabulous: Summer," hosted by curators of taste John Gidding, Ronnie Woo, Theodore Leaf and Rob Younkers.

[05/26/16 - 10:02 AM]
Miley Cyrus, Larry David, Jimmy Fallon and Tom Hanks Join Comedy Icons Maya Rudolph and Martin Short for Premiere Episode of "Maya & Marty"
The summer series debuts this Tuesday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c on NBC.