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[09/16/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 16
Updates include: David Zayas joins FX's "Saints George"; Lifetime orders "The Lottery" to pilot; and Christian Serratos lands key role on AMC's "The Walking Dead."

[09/16/13 - 05:26 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "WWE Smackdown" Lead the Pack
Plus: numbers for CMT's "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team," Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live" and HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher."

[09/16/13 - 03:08 PM]
"SOA" Season 6 Debut Becomes Most-Watched Program in FX History
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 10.

[09/16/13 - 02:40 PM]
HBO Orders "The Leftovers," from Warner Bros. Television, to Series
The drama, based on Tom Perrotta's novel of the same name, stars Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston and Liv Tyler.

[09/16/13 - 01:59 PM]
Video: "South Park" Wins Fifth Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program; Releases First Promo for New Season
The series returns for its 17th season with 10 all-new episodes beginning on Wednesday, September 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/16/13 - 01:49 PM]
Video: First Promo for TBS's "Ground Floor"
The new comedy premieres Thursday, November 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/16/13 - 01:06 PM]
The CW to Broadcast the "Critics' Choice Movie Awards" and "Critics' Choice Television Awards" in 2014
The 19th annual "Critics' Choice Movie Awards" gala is slated to air on January 16, 2014, and the nominees will be announced on Monday, December 16, 2013.

[09/16/13 - 12:16 PM]
Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle Cast in "The Sound of Music"
They'll join the previously cast Carrie Underwood as Maria and Stephen Moyer as Georg Von Trapp.

[09/16/13 - 12:10 PM]
"The Arsenio Hall Show" Is #1 Late-Night Talk Show Among Adults 18-49 in Its First Full Week
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[09/16/13 - 11:44 AM]
Lifetime Goes for the Gold with Biopic "The Gabby Douglas Story," Starring Imani Hakim and Sydney Mikayla as the Olympic Phenomenon
The real-life Gabby Douglas will appear in the film, which also stars Regina King, Brian Tee and S. Epatha Merkerson.

[09/16/13 - 11:03 AM]
Video: MTV Releases Trailer for Fall Premiere of Hit Comedy Series "Awkward"
The 10 episodes will conclude the second half of its expanded 20-episode third season.

[09/16/13 - 10:36 AM]
E! Announces Extensive Coverage of the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards
Highlights include "Fashion Police: The 2013 Emmy Awards" on Monday, September 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/16/13 - 10:10 AM]
Nickelodeon Hosts Biggest Celebration of Play Ever with a Full Week of Fitness-Themed Public Events Throughout New York City
The coming week will feature a series of free, fitness-themed public events leading up to the network's 10th annual Worldwide Day of Play (WWDoP) on Saturday, September 21.

[09/16/13 - 10:07 AM]
Welcome to the Church of the Epic Fail the World Premiere of "Christopher Titus: The Voice in My Head" Debuts on Comedy Central(R) on Saturday, October 5 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
His fifth 90-minute stand-up special was shot in front of a live audience at the Tower Theatre in Fresno, California.

[09/16/13 - 10:00 AM]
truTV Cues Up More "Killer Karaoke," with New Host Mark McGrath
He'll succeed original host Steve-O when the series returns for eight new episodes in 2014.

[09/16/13 - 09:47 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #1 Syndie Talker in Households, Beating "Ellen" and "Dr. Phil"
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[09/16/13 - 09:32 AM]
Billie Piper to Star in "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R)
She will play Brona Croft, "an Irish immigrant to Victorian London trying to escape a dark and sordid past."

[09/16/13 - 09:31 AM]
65th Emmy(R) Awards Telecast to Feature Special in Memoriam Tributes
The late James Gandolfini, Gary David Goldberg, Cory Monteith, Jean Stapleton and Jonathan Winters will receive special recognition.

[09/16/13 - 09:16 AM]
Cartoon Network Presents World Television Premiere of "Contest"
The film - premiering Sunday, October 6 - anchors the network's fall campaign supporting the "Stop Bullying: Speak Up Initiative."

[09/16/13 - 09:15 AM]
CBS.com Presents a Pre-Premiere of "We Are Men"
The pilot to the new single-camera comedy is now available on CBS.com, the CBS App and select CBS Audience Network sites.

[09/16/13 - 09:06 AM]
"Hot in Cleveland" Approaches 100 Episodes as Production Starts on Fifth Season
Guest stars this season include Max Greenfield, Angela Kinsey, Kirstie Alley, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Craig Ferguson and more!

[09/16/13 - 09:01 AM]
"Big Brother: After Dark" and "The Young and the Restless" on TVGN Deliver Triple-Digit Gains in Viewers and Key Demos This Summer
TVGN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/16/13 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's Miss America Competition Surges to Its Best Numbers Since 2004
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 15.

[09/16/13 - 08:37 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) to Premiere "Terror in the Skies" Sunday, September 29 at 8PM ET/PT
The series uncovers gut-wrenching stories of imminent disaster, told by survivors, witnesses and air-accident investigators.

[09/16/13 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Delayed "SNF" Keeps NBC on Top
The delayed 49ers/Seahawks matchup is down nearly 19% from last week but on par with NBC's game from a year ago.

[09/16/13 - 08:17 AM]
AMC Readies to "Spread the Dead" - Network Developing Companion Series to "The Walking Dead"
"It's a big world and we can't wait to give fans another unforgettable view of the zombie apocalypse," said Charlie Collier.

[09/16/13 - 08:16 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Dominates Primetime; Top Overnights for West Coast NFC Prime Matchup Since 1991
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 15.

[09/16/13 - 08:14 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health's "Untold Stories of the ER" Returns for Eighth Season - Sunday, October 6 at 9 PM (ET/PT)
The network once again goes behind the hospital curtain to feature the dramatic stories of real-life trips to the emergency room.

[09/16/13 - 08:13 AM]
Sundance Channel's "Top of the Lake" Wins for Cinematography at the 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards
This marks the first Primetime win for Sundance Channel.

[09/16/13 - 07:27 AM]
Discovery Channel Captures Recovery of Costa Concordia, the Most Expensive, Daunting Salvage Operation Ever Attempted
"Inside Costa Concordia" premieres Friday, September 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/16/13 - 07:13 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Earns Highest Rating in 15 Years for Week 2 Highlighted by "Manning Bowl III"
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 15.

[09/16/13 - 06:31 AM]
ABC and Facebook Partner to Bring Real-Time Social Conversations to the TV Screen, with the Season Premiere of "Dancing with the Stars"
Real-time conversations about the show from Facebook users will be displayed during the broadcast.

[09/16/13 - 06:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Adds Six to Cast
Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O'Brien, Noël Wells and Brooks Wheelan have all been named featured players for the 39th season.

[09/16/13 - 04:27 AM]
"Eurosport on Velocity" Brings the Best of Europe's Largest Sports Television Network to the United States for the First Time Ever
Beginning Saturday, September 28, the network will bring the U.S. audience a weekly block of motorsports programming from 1-3 PM ET/PT with encore presentations on Sunday morning.

[09/15/13 - 09:18 PM]
Bravo Media Wins Two Awards at the 65th Annual Creative Arts Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
"Inside The Actors Studio" and "Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen" both took home trophies.

[09/15/13 - 04:01 PM]
The 65th Primetime Creative Arts Emmys Winners
HBO took home 20 awards (including eight for "Behind the Candelabra"), followed by CBS with 15 and NBC with eight.

[09/15/13 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides College Football to Another Victory
Plus: FOX takes home the silver in total viewers and adults 18-49 with its own college football coverage.

[09/15/13 - 08:33 AM]
"Million Second Quiz" Equals NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, in 19 Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 14.

[09/15/13 - 08:06 AM]
Highest Rating in 23 Years Rolls in for "SEC on CBS" Coverage of No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 6 Texas A&M
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 14.

[09/14/13 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC on Top in Viewers, Demos
The network's mainstay also posts week-to-week gains in adults 18-49.

[09/14/13 - 08:32 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Top Friday 18-49 and 25-54 Numbers Since May 31 and Biggest Overall Audience Since February 15
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 13.

[09/13/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 13
Updates include: Grant Gustin is "The Flash" for The CW; Lisa Edelstein to lead Bravo's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"; and Janet Tamaro to exit TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles."

[09/13/13 - 03:56 PM]
FOX Gives Pilot Order to New Crime Drama "The Middle Man," from Pearl Street Films, Ben Affleck and Glenn Gordon Caron
Affleck is attached to direct the pilot, set in 1960s Boston, from Caron's script.

[09/13/13 - 03:20 PM]
Disney XD Scares Up Highly Anticipated "Monster Mayhem" Programming Event Featuring Spooky Episodes of Fan-Favorite Shows on Monday, October 14
Look for special themed installments of "Crash & Bernstein," "Kickin' It," "Mighty Med" and "Lab Rats" on said date.

[09/13/13 - 03:01 PM]
Multi-Emmy Nominee and Film Star Danny Glover to Guest Star on NBC's New Drama Series "Ironside"
He will appear in a flashback sequence as Ironside's (Blair Underwood) father, Frank.

[09/13/13 - 02:32 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Returns on Top for NFL Network
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Fame High," AMC's "Owner's Manual" and Discovery's "The Presidents' Gatekeepers."

[09/13/13 - 12:55 PM]
Syfy's Sixth Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Scare-a-Thon Unleashes 600 Hours of Bloodcurdling Programming
Highlights include a full night of "Scare Tactics" on Monday, October 28, one week later than previously announced.

[09/13/13 - 08:49 AM]
"The Million Second Quiz" Scores NBC's Best Adult 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, Since May 16
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 12.

[09/13/13 - 08:44 AM]
America's Restoration Kingpin Chip Foose Supercharges Velocity This Fall with an All New Season of "Overhaulin'"
Ultimate Fighting Championship's Arianny Celeste joins the new season - premiering Tuesday, October 1 at 9:00/9:00c - as co-host.

[09/13/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Shark" Bites NBC's "Quiz"/"Rookie Blue" Posts Best-Ever Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 12.







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[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 02:50 PM]
"90 Day Fiance" - TLC's #1 New Series of 2014 - Returns October 19, 2014
In the second season, six new couples decide to take a chance on love and bring their spouses-to-be stateside.

[09/18/14 - 01:17 PM]
NBC Announces Partnership and Integration with Nissan as Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of Emmy Award-Winning Hit "The Voice"
"The Voice Official App" will further enhance the viewer experience across the show from the blind auditions, battles, knockouts all the way to the live playoffs as well as giving fans, for the first time, the ability to use the app to vote for their favorite artists live during the broadcast of the show.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 01:06 PM]
National Spotlight Shines on Jeter's Final Series on FOX; Pirates' Playoff Push on FOX Sports 1 to End MLB Regular Season
Today, FOX Sports announced unprecedented, side-by-side national coverage of Major League Baseball's final regular season Saturday with two compelling games side-by-side on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1.

[09/18/14 - 01:00 PM]
Central Perk Pop-Up Creates "Friends" Fan Frenzy in Lower Manhattan
The store (located at 199 Lafayette Street, on the corner of Broome) officially opened to the public Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 12:20 PM]
John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Make Musical Magic on "CMT Crossroads"
Said installment premieres Friday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.

[09/18/14 - 11:46 AM]
Texas Native Jane Slater Hired as New Longhorn Network Reporter
She most recently worked for CBS in Dallas covering the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and college programs SMU, TCU and North Texas.

[09/18/14 - 11:33 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Broadcast Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
FX Picks Up "Tyrant" for a Second Season
Production is scheduled to begin next spring with the second season returning in the summer of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:13 AM]
"Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" Starring Alexandra Shipp as the Beloved Superstar Premieres November 15
The film also stars Anthony Grant as Damon Dash, Izaak Smith as Timbaland, Elise Neal as Gladys Knight and Chattrisse Dolabaille as Missy Elliot.

[09/18/14 - 11:11 AM]
Oxygen's Hit Crime Series "Snapped" to Air "Selena: Death of a Superstar" Examining Tragic Murder of Latin Music Sensation Sunday, October 5 at 9 PM
Immediately following, catch an all new episode of "Snapped: Killer Couples" at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/18/14 - 11:02 AM]
Popular Ensemble Comedy Series "Cougar Town" Hits National Syndication September 22, 2014
The series will enter its sixth season, airing on TBS in the winter of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
Mark Burnett Reunites with Mike Darnell to Produce a Primetime Event Game Show for ABC, "500 Questions" (Working Title)
It is scheduled to air in 2015, with the program testing the smarts - and nerve - of contestants in a pressure-packed, incredibly intense environment.