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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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[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/16/14 - 03:07 PM]
Lifetime Announces Premiere Dates for "Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Runway: Threads"
Alyssa Milano hosts the former series, which returns Thursday, October 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 02:31 PM]
GSN and Jerry Springer Taking "Baggage on the Road" in New Traveling Spinoff of Hit Dating Game Show "Baggage"
"It's hard to be shocked in my line of work, but I'm continually amazed at how revealing the contestants on the show have been," says Springer.

[09/16/14 - 02:00 PM]
Nomination Period for Fourth Annual "Fox Writer's Intensive" Begins Today
Nominations can be submitted by one of the FWI's partnering organizations or through submission by talent agents and management companies.

[09/16/14 - 01:20 PM]
Equestrian Coverage on NBCSN Highlighted by Central Park Grand Prix Live Thurs., Sept. 18 at 7 PM ET
The event features some of the world's top show jumpers including U.S. Champion Kent Farrington and Olympic gold medalists McLain Ward and Laura Kraut in a $200,000 FEI world ranking class.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:37 PM]
Mark Feuerstein Joins "Nurse Jackie"
He will play Barry Wolfe, a high-powered, cutthroat lawyer who will represent Jackie as she pieces her life back together following her arrest last season.

[09/16/14 - 12:07 PM]
"Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak" to Simulcast On Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health Thursday Sept. 18 at 10PM
The one-hour premiere special is a comprehensive look into the history, containment, and medical implications of this highly infectious disease.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 10:31 AM]
Famed Wire Walker Nik Wallenda to Attempt His Most Challenging Tightrope Walk Yet Over the Chicago Skyline Untethered
"Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda" will air live around the world in over 220 countries beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, Sunday, November 2 on the Discovery Channel.

[09/16/14 - 10:18 AM]
Spike TV Travels the Infamous Silk Road to Develop New Drama, "Deep Web," From Tony Krantz and Gary Oldman's Flying Studio Pictures
The project is the incredible saga of an ambitious computer aficionado in Silicon Valley who, with the help of his friends, evolves into an internet underworld crime boss fueled by a web portal where one can buy anything - from a kidney to cocaine to a rocket-launcher.

[09/16/14 - 10:13 AM]
CMT Heads Back to the Bayou This Fall with the Return of "Swamp Pawn" and "Swamp Hunters" Beginning Saturday, October 11 at 9 PM, ET/PT
A special crossover episode of the two series will premiere Saturday, November 8 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.