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[09/10/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 10
Updates include: Michelle Monaghan rounds out the cast of HBO's "Open"; FX mulls small screen take on "American Psycho"; and Ron Shelton returns to basketball for Showtime drama.

[09/10/13 - 10:00 PM]
America's Favorite Dancers Announced on "So You Think You Can Dance"
Plus: to cap off tonight's finale, it was announced that FOX has picked up the series for an 11th season.

[09/10/13 - 06:54 PM]
Exclusive: Spike TV to Launch "Criss Angel BeLIEve" Out of "Ink Master" Finale on Tuesday, October 8
The series follows the magician as he attempts "bold and audacious demonstrations never attempted by any mystifier in history."

[09/10/13 - 06:33 PM]
AMC Cancels "The Killing" Once Again
The show's 12-episode revival was the least-watched of its three seasons.

[09/10/13 - 05:37 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Doubleheader Crushes the Competition
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Crash & Bernstein," Discovery's "Turn & Burn" and Bravo's "Below Deck: Crew Tells All."

[09/10/13 - 03:02 PM]
Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson Joins ABC's "The Taste"
He'll join Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson and Ludo Lefebvre for the second season, succeeding Brian Malarkey.

[09/10/13 - 02:58 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/10/13 - 02:53 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Pulls Back in Front for AMC
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Miami Monkey," Discovery's "Alaskan Steel Men" and Nickelodeon's "See Dad Run."

[09/10/13 - 02:48 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Dominates with Notre Dame/Michigan Coverage
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live," Starz's "The White Queen" and Lifetime's "A Sister's Nightmare."

[09/10/13 - 01:29 PM]
ESPN Posts Its Most-Viewed College Football Regular-Season Saturday Ever
ESPN further spins the numbers for Saturday, September 7.

[09/10/13 - 01:05 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast Last Night's "Under the Dome" This Saturday, September 14 at 9:00/8:00c
The encore, just two days prior to Monday's finale, replaces the previously announced repeat of "Criminal Minds."

[09/10/13 - 12:53 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Release Oscar(R) Winner Barbara Kopple's "Running from Crazy" Theatrically on November 1
The film will be released theatrically on November 1, and will follow with a debut on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in 2014.

[09/10/13 - 12:52 PM]
OWN Delivers Highest Rated Week in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 12:39 PM]
FOX Achieves Weekly Gains in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 12:09 PM]
Oxygen Media Study Reveals You Shouldn't Rush Love But the Marjority of Americans Often Do
The study coincides with Oxygen's emotional four-part special event, "Too Young To Marry?," premiering on Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/13 - 12:02 PM]
The CW Acquires Comedy Series "Seed" from Studio Entertainment One
The critically acclaimed Canadian series will make its U.S. premiere on The CW later this season.

[09/10/13 - 11:59 AM]
"Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Repeats to Replace "Breaking Pointe" on Monday, September 23
It's not clear when the season finale of "Breaking Pointe" will now air.

[09/10/13 - 11:48 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Target Youth Demos; 24 Hour Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschool-Dedicated Network for 23rd Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 11:41 AM]
TLC Renews "Who Do You Think You Are?"
The cable channel has placed an order of 10 one-hour original episodes to air in 2014.

[09/10/13 - 11:27 AM]
TNT's Blockbuster Hit "Rizzoli & Isles" Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Scripted Program for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 11:14 AM]
Billy Bush Goes on an Epic Adventure to Fight Illegal Rhino Poaching in "Chasing Rhinos with Billy Bush," Premiering 10/13, 9 PM
"We have an opportunity to do something really remarkable, and that is to raise some awareness," said Bush.

[09/10/13 - 11:10 AM]
Starz and Sony Pictures TV Add Duncan Lacroix to the "Outlander" Clan
The actor will play Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser in the series, adapted from Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling books.

[09/10/13 - 11:03 AM]
E! Explores Controversial Pop Culture Trends in New Docu-Style Series "Society X with Laura Ling," Hosted by the Venerable Investigative Journalist
The newcomer launches Thursday, October 3 at 10:00/9:00c with a look at the world of synthetic drugs.

[09/10/13 - 11:02 AM]
New HBO Comedy Series "Hello Ladies," Starring Stephen Merchant, Debuts Sept. 29
Christine Woods, Nate Torrence and and Kevin Weisman also star while Crista Flanagan, Jenny Slate, Sean Wing and Sarah Wright will guest.

[09/10/13 - 10:57 AM]
Hit HBO Comedy Series "Eastbound & Down" Returns for Fourth Season Sept. 29
The Danny McBride-led half-hour is back for eight final episodes.

[09/10/13 - 10:50 AM]
NFL Kickoff Weekend Games on NBC Rank #1 and #2 Primetime Shows for Week
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 10:19 AM]
Scott Pelley Anchors CBS News' Live Coverage of President Barack Obama's Address Tonight
The network will cary live primetime coverage of President Barack Obama's address to the nation on Syria tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/10/13 - 10:06 AM]
"Under The Dome" Is Week's #1 Entertainment Broadcast; "Big Brother" Notches Summer Highs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Watch the Series Trailer for MTV's New Series "Big Tips Texas" Premiering Wednesday, October 9 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The series "documents the lives of a group of fun-loving girlfriends serving up southern hospitality at a popular Texas watering hole while hoping to make their dreams a reality."

[09/10/13 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Orders Second Season of "Graceland"
The series wraps its freshman run this Thursday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/13 - 09:48 AM]
NFL Football Leads NBC to the Top-Rated Week in 18-49 and Total Viewers for Any Net Since February
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 09:19 AM]
Season Two of "The Eric Andre Show" and Season One of "Hot Package" Premiere on Adult Swim on Thursday, October 3rd Starting at 12:30 a.m. (ET/PT)
Guest stars on the former this season include Dominic Monaghan, Brian McKnight, Eric Balfour, Henry Rollins and T-Pain.

[09/10/13 - 08:56 AM]
"The Arsenio Hall Show" Nearly Doubles Its Time Period Ratings in Its Debut Last Night
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/10/13 - 08:55 AM]
"Anthony Jeselnik: Live" Kicks Off This Thursday, September 12 at Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY
The tour will conclude in New York City at Town Hall on Saturday, November 9 during the annual New York Comedy Festival.

[09/10/13 - 08:54 AM]
CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" Series Premiere on Wednesday, September 25th at 9PM & 9:30PM ET/PT
The series unlocks the mansion gates and gives you rare access to a world inhabited by the wealthiest people on the planet.

[09/10/13 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's Season Closer of "Extreme Weight Loss" Ties a Season-High In Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Mistresses" Hits Series Highs in Its Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/10/13 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
"Under the Dome" and U.S. Open coverage lead the charge for the Eye.

[09/10/13 - 08:18 AM]
"Million Second Quiz" Wins 8 p.m. Hour on Big 4, Is #2 for the Night Among Those Nets
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/10/13 - 07:47 AM]
NFL on FOX Posts Record-Shattering Week 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, September 8.

[09/10/13 - 07:38 AM]
Sundance Channel Acquires Critically Acclaimed French Zombie Sensation "The Returned"
It will premiere on Sundance Channel on Halloween, Thursday, October 31 at 9:00/8:00c and air every Thursday night at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/10/13 - 07:17 AM]
Final Nominees Announced for "The 47th Annual CMA Awards" on ABC
The November 6 event will be hosted for the sixth time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

[09/10/13 - 07:04 AM]
CBS Partners with Yogurtland on a Sweet Fall Promotion for the Network's Eight Comedy Series
The participating Yogurtland stores are in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Miami and Dallas.

[09/10/13 - 06:30 AM]
"The Mindy Project" to Preview Season Two Premiere Episode on Video on Demand and Digital Platforms Beginning Today
The preview will run for six days, beginning today, Tuesday, September 10 through Monday, September 16 at 12:00 AM ET.

[09/09/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 9
Updates include: Katherine Heigl-led drama lands at NBC; Patricia Breen to import "Dead Boss" at FOX; and Simon Merrells joins the cast of The CW's "The Tomorrow People."

[09/09/13 - 04:37 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Syfy Tops Viewers, Demos with "WWE Smackdown"
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Dear Dumb Diary," Cinemax's "Strike Back" and E!'s "Hello Ross."

[09/09/13 - 03:09 PM]
Robert Ray Wisdom, Powers Boothe Out as Series Regulars on "Nashville"
Booth's Lamar Wyatt however will return as a guest star in the season premiere, airing Wednesday, September 25.

[09/09/13 - 03:08 PM]
Authenticated "Watch ABC" Live Streaming Service Now Available in Fresno
The service launched earlier this summer in the New York City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham and Houston markets.

[09/09/13 - 02:54 PM]
WE tv Renews "L.A. Hair" for a Third Season Following a Strong Second Season This Summer
The cable channel has ordered 12 one-hour episodes to debut next year.

[09/09/13 - 02:41 PM]
Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear and Harry Treadaway Sign Up for "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R)
They join recently announced Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.







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[07/30/15 - 12:23 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
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The Lionsgate-owned series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

[07/30/15 - 09:59 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:08 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:07 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
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[07/30/15 - 09:05 AM]
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