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[08/12/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: David Bickel is "Gifted" for NBC; DirecTV eyes "Navy St." series order; and Cinemax's "The Knick" casts quartet.

[08/12/13 - 07:11 PM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Host "The 47th Annual CMA Awards" Live from Nashville, November 6 on the ABC Television Network
"Carrie and Brad are the consummate hosts," said Ed Hardy, President of the CMA Board of Directors.

[08/12/13 - 05:27 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "Gold Rush: South America" Lead the Pack
Plus: numbers for Cinemax's "Strike Back," Starz's "The White Queen" and TLC's "What Not to Wear."

[08/12/13 - 04:52 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush: South America" Delivers #1 in All of Television Among Men on August 9
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, August 9.

[08/12/13 - 03:49 PM]
Disney Channel's "Night of Premieres" Soar to Best Telecasts in Months; All New "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" Hits 10-Month High in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, August 9.

[08/12/13 - 02:03 PM]
Sixth Annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon Schedule
The schedule includes 16 men's matchups and two top-25 women's games across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU.

[08/12/13 - 12:41 PM]
A+E Networks Promotes Four Key Programming Execs to Pivotal Roles Across A+E Networks
The executives promoted include Elaine Frontain Bryant to Senior Vice President, Development and Programming, History.

[08/12/13 - 12:13 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Adds NFL Star Power to "FOX Football Daily" & FOX "NFL Kickoff"
Ronde Barber, Scott Fujita, Randy Moss and Brian Urlacher are all on tap for the channel's NFL offerings.

[08/12/13 - 11:50 AM]
Katy Perry to "Roar" Into Brooklyn for the 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards"
Plus: MTV Hits will feature an hour block of Katy performances and music videos from 2-3pm ET/PT tomorrow (August 13).

[08/12/13 - 11:42 AM]
Return of AMC's "Breaking Bad" Delivers 5.9 Million Viewers, Most-Watched Episode in Series History
AMC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

[08/12/13 - 11:35 AM]
Guest Star John DeLuca of ABC Family's "Twisted" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans
He'll be up on his handle @Johnny_DeLuca during tomorrow night's East Coast broadcast.

[08/12/13 - 11:18 AM]
TNT Delivers Highest-Rated & Most-Viewed PGA Championship Since 2010
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, August 11.

[08/12/13 - 11:09 AM]
Investigation Discovery Achieves 100th Episode Milestone of Signature Newsmagazine "On the Case with Paula Zahn"
The anniversary installment - "Tip 1960" - airs this Sunday, August 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/12/13 - 11:01 AM]
Acclaimed Disney Junior Series "Doc McStuffins" Inspires Interactive Health-Focused "Doc Mobile" Tour, Kicking Off Sunday, August 18 in Boston
Geena Davis, Jeffrey Tambor, Tony Hale, Molly Shannon, Sutton Foster, Amy Sedaris and Peter MacNicol guest in the new season, premiering September 6.

[08/12/13 - 10:50 AM]
E! Premieres the Next Installment of Its Original Series with "Pop Innovators Presents: Steve Jobs" Thursday, August 15th at 10PM ET/PT
Through archival interviews with Steve himself and others, the special the tells the extraordinary story of Jobs and his pioneering work.

[08/12/13 - 10:50 AM]
Richard Castle's Latest, Highly-Anticipated Thriller in the Nikki Heat Series -- Deadly Heat -- Releases September 17
Said release is timed with the launch of "Castle's" sixth season on September 23.

[08/12/13 - 10:36 AM]
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen Powers FOX Sports 1 Launch
In addition to the five-round headliner, the evening's three-hour main card includes five additional bouts.

[08/12/13 - 10:14 AM]
"Family Game Night" Returns with Four New Games This Season Starting Sunday, Aug. 18 on The Hub Network
Jenga, Monopoly Remix, Barrel of Monkeys and a new way to play Yahtzee are all on tap.

[08/12/13 - 09:51 AM]
Syfy Debuts "Fangasm," a New Docu-Series Celebrating Fanboy and Fangirl Culture, Tuesday, September 24 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The docu-series follows seven very different people whose niche uber-obsessions run the gamut from comic books to live action role playing.

[08/12/13 - 09:19 AM]
CBS Sports' Ratings Rise 19% for Weekend Coverage of 2013 PGA Championship
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

[08/12/13 - 09:07 AM]
Two-Hour Special "America vs. Iraq" Reveals the Inside Story of the Iraq War, Premieres 8/26, 9 PM
The National Geographic Channel film "gives new insight into the decision making in this conflict that, for a decade, has split U.S. public opinion."

[08/12/13 - 09:02 AM]
"Torchwood: Miracle Day" Comes to BBC America
The Starz series will make its basic cable debut on Saturday, September 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/12/13 - 08:51 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Drama Series "Boardwalk Empire" Kicks Off Fourth Season Sept. 8
New cast members in season four include Jeffrey Wright, Ron Livingston, Patricia Arquette, Brian Geraghty, Domenick Lombardozzi and Morgan Spector.

[08/12/13 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Whodunnit?" Is Up 10% to Best-Since-Debut Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 11.

[08/12/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Crossing Lines" Equals Its Prior 18-49 Rating Despite Last Week's Preemptions for NFL Football
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 11.

[08/12/13 - 08:42 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Big Brother"
Plus: "Unforgettable" is up 8% from last week in adults 18-49 in the preliminary numbers.

[08/12/13 - 08:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Goes Marching in... to New Orleans on Wednesday, October 2 at 10 PM ET/PT
This season kicks-off with a new pre-premiere digital video series, "Padma's Picks," sponsored by Cigna and available on BravoTV.com beginning Wednesday, August 14.

[08/12/13 - 07:04 AM]
Audience Vote Names Winner of "Food Network Star"
The ninth outing of "Food Network Star" averaged a 1.1 rating in adults 25-54, up +5% from last season.

[08/12/13 - 05:33 AM]
Bravo Media Partners with Uber to Give "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" Fans Free Car Rides Nationwide
From Monday, August 12 through Wednesday, August 14, Uber riders across the country can enter to win free trips courtesy of Bravo.

[08/11/13 - 10:00 PM]
Winners of "Teen Choice 2013" Announced
FOX details the winners from tonight's event.

[08/11/13 - 10:00 AM]
"SNL" Earns Its Highest Rating in Adults 18-49 Since July 20 and Matches Its Local People Meter High Since June 8
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10.

[08/11/13 - 09:04 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "48 Hours" Win Repeat Battle
The Eye tops both total viewers and adults 18-49 on another low key Saturday.

[08/11/13 - 08:47 AM]
CBS Sports' Ratings Rise for Third Round Coverage of 2013 PGA Championship
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10.

[08/11/13 - 07:58 AM]
TNT's Live Third Round Coverage of the 2013 PGA Championship Up 78% vs. 2012, with PGA.com Live Streaming Up 88%
TNT spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10.

[08/10/13 - 09:08 AM]
Turner Sports' Coverage of the 2013 PGA Championship Continues to Deliver Significant Growth Across Platforms
TNT spins the numbers for Friday, August 9.

[08/10/13 - 08:42 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Local NFL Preseason Coverage Boosts Networks
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all see significant week-to-week gains.

[08/10/13 - 08:35 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is #1 in Its Slot in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54, Total Viewers and Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 9.

[08/09/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 9
Updates include: Juliette Lewis to visit FOX's "Wayard Pines"; Rebecca Mader to guest on "Drop Dead Diva"; and Fox Television Studios in talks to produce NBC's "Hillary" mini-series.

[08/09/13 - 03:13 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "Shark Week" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Vanessa & Ashley: Inner Circle," Lifetime's "Supermarket Superstar" and TLC's "Wedding Island."

[08/09/13 - 01:00 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Loads Bases with Former MLB Outfielder Gabe Kapler
"I'm ecstatic to join the already brilliant FOX Sports 1 team," Kapler said. "The collection of talent assembled is second-to-none."

[08/09/13 - 12:20 PM]
Nickelodeon Announces Winners for First-Ever "SpongeBob SquarePants" Global Short Film Competition
Winners from each category will be awarded a $2,500 cash prize and a trip for four people to a screening of the winning films at the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration.

[08/09/13 - 12:12 PM]
"CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" Comes to Life with Instagram
Instagram photos from fans will be incorporated on-air during the special.

[08/09/13 - 12:04 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Shines Lights on Best High School Football Teams in the Country Live This Fall
The seven-episode series showcases the nation's best high school football teams as they battle their fiercest foes.

[08/09/13 - 10:36 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Trailer for the Highly-Anticipated Third Season of Its Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-Winning Series "Homeland"
The series returns Sunday, September 29 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[08/09/13 - 10:30 AM]
IMSA and FOX Sports Announce Five-Year Multi-Media Rights Deal
The agreement also includes coverage of IMSA's Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge for five years.

[08/09/13 - 09:05 AM]
ABC to Air "Toy Story of Terror!" on Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen reprise their roles as Woody and Buzz on the half-hour special.

[08/09/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Wins Its Slot for All Five Telecasts to Date in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 8.

[08/09/13 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Second Straight Thursday
NFL pre-season preemptions boost all the major broadcast networks last night.

[08/09/13 - 07:48 AM]
2013 PGA Championship Opening Round Delivers Significant Growth Across Platforms
TNT spins the numbers for Thursday, August 8.

[08/09/13 - 07:00 AM]
Team Spirit Is Back in Session with the Return of TLC's "Cheer Perfection"
The series returns to the cable channel on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:30/8:30c.







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[02/20/17 - 08:37 AM]
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[02/19/17 - 08:07 PM]
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[02/19/17 - 04:18 PM]
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[02/19/17 - 08:32 AM]
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[02/18/17 - 08:25 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 03:05 PM]
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[02/17/17 - 02:37 PM]
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[02/17/17 - 12:20 PM]
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[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 10:31 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
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[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
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TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/17/17 - 08:37 AM]
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The unique collaboration with Twitter is an extension of the Showtime Free Preview Weekend during which the premium network will be available to more than 73 million television households nationwide from Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20.

[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
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[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
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