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[09/12/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: MTV greenlights two drama pilots; BET to renew "Being Mary Jane," end "Reed Between the Lines"; and Cameron Diaz joins CBS's "Bad Teacher" as a producer.

[09/12/13 - 06:22 PM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere Backdoor Pilot "The Mystery Cruise" Airs Saturday, October 5
The Gail O'Grady/Michelle Harrison-led project was previously slated for Saturday, October 19 on the parent Hallmark Channel.

[09/12/13 - 04:51 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Duck Dynasty" on A&E
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Spell-Mageddon," FXX's "The League" and Oxygen's "Too Young to Marry?"

[09/12/13 - 03:39 PM]
June and Sugar Bear Commit to Record-Breaking Numbers
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.

[09/12/13 - 03:18 PM]
The Secrets to Having Posh Personal Style Are Just a Closet Away with Lifetime's New Unscripted Series "Million Dollar Shoppers," Premiering October 10
The newcomer will follow "Project Runway" on Thursday nights at 10:30/9:30c.

[09/12/13 - 02:16 PM]
New Sibling Comedy "Enlisted" to Premiere Friday, January 10, on FOX
"Bones" and a full hour of "Raising Hope" will instead fill Friday nights beginning November 8.

[09/12/13 - 01:24 PM]
"First Cousin Once Removed," the Intimate Story of One Man's Journey Through Alzheimer's Disease, Debuts Sept. 23 on HBO
Shot over the course of five years, the film documents Edwin Honig's condition with care and compassion.

[09/12/13 - 01:16 PM]
"The Tonight Show" Generates Its Biggest Weekly 18-49 Audience Since December
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 2-6.

[09/12/13 - 01:06 PM]
Nickelodeon and Pharrell Williams Give "Bikini Bottom" a Makeover with Release of SpongeBob SquarePants X ICECREAM Brand Capsule Collection
"SpongeBob promotes happiness and optimism and I wanted this line to represent that," said Pharrell Williams.

[09/12/13 - 01:01 PM]
CBS Renews "Big Brother" for Summer 2014
"Big Brother: After Dark" will also return to TVGN next summer.

[09/12/13 - 12:39 PM]
Showtime(R) Acquires British Indie Thriller "Flying Blind"
Helen McCrory, Kenneth Cranham and Najib Oudghiri star in the film, premiering Thursday, September 26 at 9:30/8:30c.

[09/12/13 - 12:30 PM]
TVGN to Premiere "Wendy Williams: How You Doin', Broadway?!" Television Special on Wednesday, October 2 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Viewers will follow Wendy as she embarked on her Broadway debut in the musical production of "Chicago" and prepared for her role as the prison matron Mama Morton.

[09/12/13 - 12:06 PM]
Grab the Remote and Buckle Up for Bravo Media's New Social Voyeuristic TV Series, "The People's Couch," Beginning Sunday, October 6 at 11:30PM ET/PT
The three-episode, limited series features real people watching and commenting on popular shows and news from the past week.

[09/12/13 - 12:00 PM]
"Under the Dome" Season 1 - A U.S. and International Ratings Success
CBS spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/12/13 - 11:23 AM]
"American Daredevils" - New Series Premieres Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10PM PM ET/PT on History(R) with Back-to-Back Episodes
The 16-episode half-hour series brings to life the stories of the men who proudly carry the torch lit by Evel Knievel.

[09/12/13 - 11:21 AM]
GSN Paints the Town with "Skin Wars," as Network Orders 8 Episodes of New Original Series
The hour-long competition show seeks to find the most talented and versatile body painters in the country.

[09/12/13 - 10:43 AM]
"19 Kids and Counting" Returns to TLC on September 17
Jim Bob and Michelle are starting a new business and the whole family is getting involved to plan the first-ever Duggar Family Flea Market.

[09/12/13 - 10:31 AM]
Amazon and CBS Corporation Renew Content Licensing Agreement for the Second Season of "Under the Dome"
The serialized drama will return for its second season on the CBS Television Network in summer 2014.

[09/12/13 - 10:09 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, "Dora's Great Roller Skate Adventure," Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The episode addresses bullying and presents a "strength in numbers" message.

[09/12/13 - 10:01 AM]
More Presenters Announced for the "65th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Sunday, Sept. 22
Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Alec Baldwin, Andre Braugher, Bryan Cranston, Claire Danes, Jimmy Kimmel and Sofia Vergara are the latest on tap.

[09/12/13 - 09:53 AM]
"Big Brother" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.

[09/12/13 - 09:44 AM]
Broadcast Premiere of the Full-length Trailer for Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" to Air During ABC's Telecast of Marvel's "Iron Man 2" on September 17
New promos of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." will also be showcased during the broadcast.

[09/12/13 - 09:43 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Kenneth Cox from Riverside, Calif., Is "Live's Biggest Fan" and the Winner of "Live's Biggest Fan Search"
Cox received an eight-day all-inclusive vacation of a lifetime for two to the Yasawa Island Resort in Fiji, with airfare provided by Fiji Airways.

[09/12/13 - 09:37 AM]
Mekhi Phifer and Eliza Coupe Jump Into "House of Lies"
Coupe will star as Marissa, "a wild-child internet company head and heir to a wealthy media family."

[09/12/13 - 09:37 AM]
Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and Benjamin Walker Star in the HBO Films Presentation "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," Directed by Stephen Frears, Debuting Oct. 5
Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears directed from a script by Shawn Slovo.

[09/12/13 - 09:31 AM]
Chart-Topping Pop Musician, Cody Simpson, to Perform at "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," Oct. 26
The two-hour event will also include the first-ever nationwide 50-state costume competition judged by a panel of celebrity presenters, including Halloween expert Martha Stewart.

[09/12/13 - 09:20 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Has Enrolled in Greendale Community College! "Community" Airs Friday Nights Starting September 20
Plus: look for a special 10-episode marathon on Sunday, September 15 from 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET/PT.

[09/12/13 - 09:08 AM]
MTV's Most Outrageous Best Friend Duo "Snooki & JWOWW" Returns to the Network on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The fall season premiere of "Awkward" will now slide to 10:30/9:30c.

[09/12/13 - 08:57 AM]
Chefs' Creativity and Skills Put to the Test in the Aisle and Kitchen in "Guy's Grocery Games," Hosted by Guy Fieri
The series - featuring a $20,000 prize - premieres Sunday, October 20 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[09/12/13 - 08:49 AM]
Cassadee Pope Finds Her Voice in the New CMT Docu-Series "Cassadee Pope: Frame by Frame" Premiering Friday, October 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The newly monikered six-episode series will now air at the later time of 10:00/9:00c.

[09/12/13 - 08:48 AM]
Cartoon Network Expands Award-Winning "Stop Bullying: Speak Up" Campaign with Fall Slate of Projects Leading into National Bullying Prevention Month
The multiple award-winning pro-social campaign has continued to recruit and engage new allies to support the network's vision of encouraging bystanders to speak up whenever they see bullying behaviors take place.

[09/12/13 - 08:36 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Generates the #1 Results of the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.

[09/12/13 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's Repeat "Shark Tank" Catches NBC's "Million Second Quiz" in Adults 18-49 with 4-Month Highs in the Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 11.

[09/12/13 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef" Closes Season on Top
Plus: "The X Factor" returns down 22% from last year's season opener.

[09/12/13 - 08:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Hit Animated Series "Sanjay and Craig"
Maulik Pancholy and Chris Hardwick voice the title roles on the series, which will return for another 20 episodes.

[09/12/13 - 08:01 AM]
America to Name Its Next Million-Dollar Act Next Week on NBC's Top-Rated Summer Competition Series "America's Got Talent"
The star-studded, two-hour finale broadcast will feature a dynamic lineup of guest performances including Luke Bryan, Josh Groban, Il Divo featuring Heather Headley, Icona Pop and the Rockettes.

[09/12/13 - 07:56 AM]
Travel Channel to Premiere New Season of "Bizarre Foods America" with Andrew Zimmern on Monday, November 4 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Throughout season five, Zimmern continues to discover the bizarre foods and cultures in the backyard of cities across North America.

[09/12/13 - 07:56 AM]
Electus Acquires International Rights to the Showtime(R) Docu-Series "Years of Living Dangerously"
The multi-part docu-series event - featuring Matt Damon, Don Cheadle and Arnold Schwarzenegger - premieres in April 2014.

[09/12/13 - 07:52 AM]
"Schooled: The Price of College Sports" to Premiere on EPIX October 16th
The documentary examines the provocative issues surrounding the business of college sports and the NCAA's treatment of its athletes.

[09/12/13 - 07:40 AM]
BBC America Fall Preview
Highlights include Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter in "Burton and Taylor," premiering Wednesday, October 16.

[09/12/13 - 07:38 AM]
"The Governor's Wife" Series Premiere - Wednesday, October 27 at 10pm on A&E!
The series follows former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards and his 34-year-old wife, Trina, as they redefine a "new normal" in the new South.

[09/12/13 - 07:32 AM]
Aaron Sorkin Headlines an Impressive List of Entertainment Elite Who Sit Down with Dan Rather for AXS TV's "The Big Interview"
Other guests include Roger Daltrey, Cody Simpson, Merle Haggard, Daryl Hannah, among others.

[09/12/13 - 07:01 AM]
Kennedy Center to Honor Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley Maclaine and Carlos Santana on "The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to Be Broadcast Sunday, Dec. 29 on the CBS Television Network
The special has been broadcast on CBS each year since its debut.

[09/12/13 - 06:52 AM]
ESPN Ranks First in Perceived Value among Network Viewers
Additionally, 20 percent of all respondents named ESPN among their Top Five Favorite Networks for the eighth consecutive year.

[09/12/13 - 06:41 AM]
"Nominate an Idol" Is Back for "American Idol XIII"
Individuals can secretly nominate their friends or family by submitting the appropriate forms and video or URL of their "nominee" singing solo and a cappella.

[09/12/13 - 06:00 AM]
"E! True Hollywood Story: CeeLo Green" Premieres September 16 at 10:00 PM ET/PT Only on E!
From the tumultuous and fascinating journey that has led him from the tough Atlanta suburbs all the way to superstardom, one thing is for sure, CeeLo Green has earned his megastar status.

[09/12/13 - 04:00 AM]
"Killing Kennedy" Premiere Date Announced
The global television event - starring Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Michelle Trachtenberg and Ginnifer Goodwin - will premiere Sunday, November 10 on National Geographic Channel.

[09/11/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Julia Goldani Telles joins Showtime's "The Affair"; June Diane Raphael to lead "Dinks" at ABC; and William Moseley cast in E!'s "The Royals."

[09/11/13 - 07:07 PM]
"American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards," Hosted by Jennifer Coolidge, Premieres Wednesday, October 30 on Hallmark Channel
Celebrity presenters include Betty White, Naomi Judd, Marlee Matlin, Ryan O'Neal, Pauley Perrette, Lori Loughlin and many more.

[09/11/13 - 07:06 PM]
Winner Announced on "MasterChef"
Plus: season five open casting calls begin in Phoenix and New Orleans on October 5.







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[04/24/15 - 07:43 PM]
E! Announces New Documentary Series Following Bruce Jenner's Life as a Transgender Woman
The eight-part, one-hour series will premiere Sunday, July 26 at 9:00pm on E! and will also air on the E! channels internationally.

[04/24/15 - 04:25 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella to Return to FX's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "The Americans"
Langella will reprise his role as "Gabriel," Philip and Elizabeth's mysterious KGB handler.

[04/24/15 - 03:05 PM]
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[04/24/15 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit-Series "Deadliest Catch" for Twelfth Season
From Original Productions, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series follows the real-life adventures of Alaskan fisherman with one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - crab fishing on the unpredictable Bering Sea.

[04/24/15 - 12:43 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Presents First Ever "U.S. Open Media Day Special"
Originating from the United States Golf Association's Media Day at Chambers Bay, the program, recorded earlier in the day, airs in primetime Monday, April 27, (9:30 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:35 AM]
Meet the New Class of Students on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"
Following a nationwide search, these six kids were chosen to help the grown-ups graduate toward the top prize of $1 million.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:26 AM]
Evan Peters the Latest "American Horror Story" Veteran to Join "Hotel"
Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloƫ Sevigny also star in the latest installment, due in October.

[04/24/15 - 10:11 AM]
"Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop," Featuring Exclusive Access to Former NYPD Officer Gilberto Valle, Explores Issues of Crime in the Internet Age When It Debuts May 11 on HBO
Dubbed "The Cannibal Cop," former NYPD officer Gilberto Valle was convicted of conspiring to kidnap and eat women in March 2013.

[04/24/15 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Nightingale" - Tease (HBO Films)
The David Oyelowo-led project premieres Friday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[04/24/15 - 10:07 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "The Seven Year Switch"
In the series, four couples at a crossroads in their relationship will get the chance to live with a stranger for two weeks, in an experimental marriage, to help determine what traits and characteristics in a mate could make their marriage stronger.

[04/24/15 - 09:22 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Celebrates 500th Episode, Monday, April 27
Members of the studio audience will get the opportunity of a lifetime, as each day April 27 - May 1, one lucky person will be chosen to step into the "Steve Harvey Money Booth" and will be given 20 seconds to collect as much cash as they can.

[04/24/15 - 09:08 AM]
Hulu Original "Moone Boy" to Return for A Sidesplitting Third Season
The Chris O'Dowd-led series returns to Hulu for a third and final season with six all-new episodes on Wednesday, May 13.