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[09/04/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 4
Updates include: Jennifer Finnigan bound for FX's "Tyrant"; Elizabeth Hurley first cast in E!'s "The Royals"; and HBO to order a third season of "The Newsroom."

[09/04/13 - 10:00 PM]
"MasterChef" Voting Results for September 4
Plus: casting calls for season five begin in Phoenix and New Orleans on October 5.

[09/04/13 - 04:55 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: College Football, "Roast of James Franco" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for truTV's "Safecrackers," Bravo's "Tamra's OC Wedding" and Cartoon Network's "Uncle Grandpa."

[09/04/13 - 04:01 PM]
Hub Network Original Movie "My Little Pony Equestria Girls" Lifts the Network to Triple-Digit Growth Year-to-Year
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 03:43 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" Breaks Series Record with 2.69 Million Viewers on Monday, Sept. 2
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, September 2.

[09/04/13 - 02:43 PM]
Cast of "Baby Daddy" to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During Tonight's Summer Finale
Jen-Luc Bilodeau, Derek Theler, Tahj Mowry, Melissa Peterman and Chelsea Kane are among the participants.

[09/04/13 - 01:49 PM]
Record High 2.6 Million Viewers Tune in for "The Haves and the Have Nots" Fall Finale on OWN
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 3.

[09/04/13 - 01:35 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Tops Demos, NASCAR Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for VH1's "La La's Full Court Life," Nickelodeon's "Wendell & Vinnie" and OWN's "Oprah: Where Are They Now?"

[09/04/13 - 01:22 PM]
A&E Network Begins Production on New Original Real-Life Series "Crazy Hearts: Nashville"
The series "goes backstage into the lives and lyrics of several up-and-coming musicians trying to hit it big, fall in love and live to sing about it."

[09/04/13 - 01:01 PM]
WGN America Picks Up "Manhattan" - Network Orders Original Drama Series from Skydance Television, Tribune Studios and Lionsgate Television
The 13-episode series comes from writer Sam Shaw and director Thomas Schlamme.

[09/04/13 - 12:53 PM]
NBCUniversal Celebrates "NFL Kickoff 2013" and "Sunday Night Football"
Golf Channel, NBCSN, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, CNBC, E!, The Weather Channel and Telemundo are among the participating properties.

[09/04/13 - 12:35 PM]
ESPN Goes to Columbus: USA vs. Mexico 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier
The USA-Mexico match will potentially qualify the U.S. Men's National Team (USMNT) for Brazil 2014.

[09/04/13 - 12:21 PM]
TNT's New Series "Cold Justice" Launches with More than 2.9 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 3.

[09/04/13 - 12:18 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars'" Summer Finale Becomes ABC Family's #1 Telecast Ever Based on L+3 Delivery
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 27.

[09/04/13 - 12:01 PM]
ESPN's Play 4Kay Initiative to Feature Nine Top 25 Teams
The company will air seven games in a new format across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU on Sunday, February 16.

[09/04/13 - 11:56 AM]
Schedule Changes: Discovery's "Jungle Gold" Finale Airing Friday; "Alaskan Steel Men" Final Episodes Airing Sunday
Said series previously aired on Sundays and Fridays, respectively.

[09/04/13 - 11:52 AM]
Starz and Sony Pictures TV Add Actors to the "Outlander" Clan
McTavish and Lewis, who both hail from Scotland, will join fellow Scot Sam Heughan, who was recently cast as Jamie Fraser for the series.

[09/04/13 - 11:46 AM]
Multi-Platform Drama Series "Blue" Back in Production for Season Three
Eric Stoltz, Jane O'Hara and Alexz Johnson will join the returning Julia Stiles.

[09/04/13 - 11:35 AM]
"South Park" Is Back with Ten All-New Episodes!
The show's 17th season kicks off Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/04/13 - 11:30 AM]
Adult Swim Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 11:22 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Major Youth Demos; 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Beats Nick Jr. by Record Margins
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 11:07 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and No. 4 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 11:06 AM]
"Jerseylicious" and "Big Rich Texas: Whitney's Having a Baby" Premiere Sunday, October 6 on Style
Also this season on "Jerseylicious," the sassy stylists will celebrate their 100th episode.

[09/04/13 - 11:01 AM]
ESPN Acquires Rights to Battle 4 Atlantis Men's Hoops Tournament
As part of the deal, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to offer exclusive telecasts of six Battle 4 Atlantis matchups annually.

[09/04/13 - 10:52 AM]
ESPN's Extensive Coverage of the 2013 NFL Season
The cable channel details its weekly offerings during the upcoming NFL season.

[09/04/13 - 10:12 AM]
After Seven Unforgettable Seasons Fans Say Goodbye to USA Network's "Burn Notice," September 12
"It's bittersweet to bring the series to an end, but I'm really happy to be leaving viewers with a great series finale," said Matt Nix.

[09/04/13 - 10:09 AM]
Hitting 10-Week Highs, ABC Ranks No. 1 for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 10:05 AM]
"Under the Dome," "Big Brother" Lead CBS to Its 10th Consecutive Weekly Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 10:00 AM]
MTV to Debut Two New Docu-Series "Big Tips Texas" and "Scrubbing In" This October
"Big Tips Texas" (formerly "South of Heaven") and "Scrubbing In" (formerly "Nurse Nation") will premiere Wednesday, October 9 and Thursday, October 24, respectively.

[09/04/13 - 09:58 AM]
TLC to Air Updated Version of "Say Yes to the Cure: Lori's Fight" on October 4
The one-hour special will have updates from Lori and her family on her current progress.

[09/04/13 - 09:43 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks #2 and #3 in Total Viewers and Rises to #1 in Kids 2-11 and Teens 12-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[09/04/13 - 09:31 AM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Is Back October 8 with 15 Inspiring Contestants, Including Singer Ruben Studdard, & Uplifting "Second Chances" Theme
Alison Sweeney hosts the series featuring charismatic trainers Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels and Dolvett Quince.

[09/04/13 - 09:20 AM]
The Hub Network Uses Its Biggest Event of the Year, Its Special "Halloween Bash," to Launch Its Brand New Series "Spooksville," Oct. 26
Plus: "Spooksville" will also air a special Halloween-themed episode on Wednesday, October 30 at 7:30/6:30c.

[09/04/13 - 09:06 AM]
ABC Premieres Three New Fall Comedies on Demand Via Watch ABC
"The Goldbergs," "Trophy Wife" and "Back in the Game" will be available through September 17.

[09/04/13 - 09:02 AM]
New Premiere Date: Travel Channel's "Gem Hunt" - Tuesday, October 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The newcomer was previously slated to launch the following night, Wednesday, October 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/04/13 - 09:01 AM]
Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) To Receive the Environmental Media Association's 2013 EMA Green Production Award
The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast on Saturday, January 18 at 8:00/7:00c on TNT and TBS.

[09/04/13 - 08:55 AM]
Gretchen Wilson Joins ESPN for NASCAR Chase for Sprint Cup Coverage
Wilson will narrate and appear in the opening teases of the telecasts of the 10 races, with each tease tailored to the racetrack hosting that week's event.

[09/04/13 - 08:37 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows 5% Week to Week in 18-49 Rating to Hit a Three-Week High
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 3.

[09/04/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Draws Its Biggest Audience in 14 Weeks and Finishes Up Season to Season
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 3.

[09/04/13 - 08:22 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Extends NBC's Win Streak to Seven
The Peacock has lead every Tuesday in total viewers and adults 18-49 since July 23.

[09/04/13 - 07:09 AM]
New "Sunday Night Football" Bus Makes First Stops in Dallas & Fort Worth, Texas This Week
The "SNF" bus will drive more than 17,000 miles across the country through the season, and cross the country at least three times.

[09/04/13 - 06:27 AM]
AMC, Instructure and UC Irvine to Offer Cross-Disciplinary MOOC Based on "The Walking Dead"
The free, eight-week MOOC, titled "Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC's 'The Walking Dead,'" will be offered on Instructure's MOOC platform, Canvas Network.

[09/04/13 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Announces This Season's "Dancing with the Stars" Celebrity and Professional Pairings Live on "Good Morning America"
The new one-night extravaganza will feature competitive dance, dynamic group performances and musical guests, all building to a climactic elimination.

[09/04/13 - 03:01 AM]
ReelzChannel Partners with OK! TV
OK! TV will partner with Reelz on covering big celebrity interviews, set tours, exclusive TV and movie previews, and promotional campaigns to air on OK! TV and Reelz.

[09/03/13 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 3
Updates include: Lauren Iungerich brings "Damaged Goods" to ABC; Anthony Anderson to host NBC's "Wall of Fame"; and Samantha Mathis cast in AMC's "Line of Sight."

[09/03/13 - 04:30 PM]
TV Land's "The Exes" Soars to Highest Rated Season Ever
TV Land spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/03/13 - 03:28 PM]
"The Arsenio Hall Show" Announces Premiere Week Guests
Chris Tucker, Mark Harmon, Lisa Kudrow, Ice Cube, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, George Lopez and Angela Bassett are among those on tap.

[09/03/13 - 03:27 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: College Football Tops Demos, "Smackdown" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Miss You Much," E!'s "Fashion Police" and Discovery's "Alaskan Steel Men."

[09/03/13 - 03:04 PM]
FXX Off to a Solid Start - Day 1 Launch of New Network Posts Significant Gains Over Fox Soccer Channel in Primetime and Total Day
FXX spins the numbers for Monday, September 2.

[09/03/13 - 02:18 PM]
College Football: 11 of Top 15 Teams across ESPN Networks
ESPN will provide a Saturday tripleheader of marquee matchups on September 7.







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[07/31/14 - 01:13 PM]
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[07/31/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:51 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:40 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:15 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:11 AM]
FOX Sports Tees Up Faxon & Fay for 2015 USGA Championships Coverage Team
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[07/31/14 - 10:56 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 10:13 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 09:56 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 09:10 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 09:01 AM]
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