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[09/17/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Jamie Lee Curtis brings "The Final Girls" to ABC Family; Caroline Manzo to lead "Real Housewives of New Jersey" spin-off"; and Emily Wickersham eyed as new regular on "NCIS."

[09/17/13 - 03:28 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping ESPN, "Monday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Tamra's OC Wedding," VH1's "Marrying the Game" and E!'s "True Hollywood Story: Cee Lo Green."

[09/17/13 - 03:07 PM]
"MNF" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks in Viewers and Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[09/17/13 - 03:03 PM]
From the Small Town to the Big Stage, Lifetime's "Chasing Nashville" to Capture Young Singers' Lives While Aspiring for Country Music Stardom
The network has ordered nine hour-long episodes of the series, which premieres Tuesday, October 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/17/13 - 02:50 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" and "Turn & Burn" #1 and #2 Original Monday Cable Programs
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[09/17/13 - 02:21 PM]
Make It a Girl's Night with VH1's "Tiny Tonight! ATL - Ladies Night Special" Premiering Thursday, September 19 at 10PM
Tameka "Tiny" Harris will be joined by Tami Roman, Claudia Jordan, rap sensation Trina and fan favorite Shekinah.

[09/17/13 - 01:49 PM]
ABC Saturday Night Football Wins the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 14.

[09/17/13 - 01:48 PM]
Celebrate the Final Season of "How I Met Your Mother" with a Little Something Special to Help Fans "Re'Meme'ber" Eight Years of Legendary Moments
These eight commemorative memes were designed to highlight special moments from each season.

[09/17/13 - 01:20 PM]
Showtime(R) Debuts U.S. Television Premiere of "Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out"
The film, from Emmy Award-winning director Marina Zenovich, will air Friday, September 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/17/13 - 01:03 PM]
Bravo Media Debuts Transmedia Series "Battle of the Sous Chefs" on Air as Part of "Top Chef Masters" on Wednesday, September 18 at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: look for "The Real World All-Stars" on "Watch What Happens Live" following the supersized episode at 11:15/10:15c.

[09/17/13 - 12:58 PM]
E! Announces New Series "The Drama Queen" with Hollywood Career Builder and Celebrity Host Coach Marki Costello Premiering Sunday, November 10 at 10:00PM
Costello, the granddaughter of Hollywood royalty, famed comedian Lou Costello, knows the exact formula for turning nobodies into somebodies.

[09/17/13 - 12:51 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Continues Victory March
Plus: numbers for TLC's "My Five Wives," E!'s "Total Divas" and Spike TV's "Bar Rescue."

[09/17/13 - 12:46 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: College Football, "Sam & Cat" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Cops," Syfy's "Robocroc" and Lifetime's "Sins of the Preacher."

[09/17/13 - 12:25 PM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24 & 18-34 and Men 18-24 on Basic Cable
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 9-15.

[09/17/13 - 12:19 PM]
Syfy Acquires New Original Werewolf Drama Series "Bitten" from Entertainment One
Laura Vandervoort stars as Elena Michaels, the lone female werewolf in existence.

[09/17/13 - 12:00 PM]
MTV's Brand-New Dating Series "The Hook Up" to Premiere Weekdays Starting Monday, October 14 at 6:00 P.M. ET/PT
Andrew Schulz from MTV2's "Guy Code" and MTV's "Girl Code" will serve as host of the series.

[09/17/13 - 11:59 AM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Listens to Concerned Kids on "Worried Sick: Living with Anxiety," Premiering Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 8:00 (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
In the special, kids around the country share their stories of dealing with and managing their anxiety disorders.

[09/17/13 - 11:55 AM]
ESPN Viewership Up 13 Percent Since August 17
ESPN spins the numbers for the past month.

[09/17/13 - 11:40 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Shuts Down Hollywood Boulevard on Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24 for an Epic Two-Night Concert Event Featuring Music Icons Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake
This unprecedented two-night affair is a free concert experience in the heart of Hollywood.

[09/17/13 - 11:38 AM]
"Missing at 17" and "The Husband She Met Online" to World Premiere on Lifetime in October
Tricia O'Kelley, Ayla Kell and Marin Hinkle star in the former while Jason Gray-Stanford and Meredith Monroe topline the latter.

[09/17/13 - 11:29 AM]
49ers-Seahawks on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Most-Watched Primetime Game between West Coast Teams in 18 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 15.

[09/17/13 - 11:28 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers Preview of the Anticipated Series Premiere of "Masters of Sex" Available on Multiple Platforms Now
Check out the full pilot in advance of its premiere on Sunday, September 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/17/13 - 11:23 AM]
Saban Brands' All-New Animated Preschool Series, "Julius Jr.," to Premiere on Nick Jr. Sunday, Sept. 29, at 11 AM (ET/PT)
"Julius the monkey is an internationally recognized and beloved character, thanks to the success of the Paul Frank brand around the world," said Elie Dekel.

[09/17/13 - 11:11 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day for 3rd Straight Week Across Major Youth Demos; Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" Is Cable TV's #1 Series in Preschoolers 2-5
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 9-15.

[09/17/13 - 11:01 AM]
Mad Men Serves "Seven and Seven" - AMC Orders Extra Episode, 14 Episodes to Be Equally Portioned Between Spring 2014 and 2015
"We plan to take advantage of this chance to have a more elaborate story told in two parts, which can resonate a little bit longer in the minds of our audience," said Matthew Weiner.

[09/17/13 - 10:58 AM]
"Kennedy's Suicide Bomber" - World Premiere November 17 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The special tells the largely untold story of Richard Pavlick, who tried to kill President-Elect John F. Kennedy in Palm Beach, Florida.

[09/17/13 - 10:33 AM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week in Viewers and Young Adults, Delivering its Biggest Audience in 12 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 9-15.

[09/17/13 - 10:31 AM]
Trace Adkins and NASCAR Superstar Danica Patrick to Co-Host "American Country Awards," Airing Live Tuesday, December 10 on FOX
"I can't wait to see if I have what it takes to keep up with this racing superstar," said Adkins.

[09/17/13 - 10:11 AM]
Hallmark Channel Originals Own Saturday Night Primetime; "Cedar Cove" and "Garage Sale Mystery" Propel Network to Rank #1 in Time Period
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 14.

[09/17/13 - 10:07 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-34 and No. 3 Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 9-15.

[09/17/13 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Sept. 9-15 Among ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX in All Key Measures, with the #1 Primetime Show on Those Nets, "Sunday Night Football"
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 9-15.

[09/17/13 - 09:54 AM]
"48 Hours: Cold as Ice" Encore Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 14.

[09/17/13 - 09:54 AM]
Rosie O'Donnell to Guest Star on ABC Family's Hit Drama Series "The Fosters"
She will appear in three episodes when the series returns in January 2014.

[09/17/13 - 09:53 AM]
"The Queen Latifah Show" Posts Highest New Daytime Series Premiere of the Year
Sony Pictures Television spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[09/17/13 - 09:35 AM]
"Person of Interest" Fans May Find Their Face in Upcoming Episodes Via a New Facebook App Launching for Season 3
The "You May Be a Person of Interest" Facebook App will allow fans to submit a photo of themselves through their own Facebook page.

[09/17/13 - 09:34 AM]
MTV Greenlights a Fourth Season of Rob Dyrdek's Hit Series "Ridiculousness" and a Sixth and Final Season of "Fantasy Factory"
In celebration of the new greenlights, the entire cast of "Fantasy Factory" reunites for the season three finale of "Ridiculousness" airing Thursday, September 19.

[09/17/13 - 09:31 AM]
#CBSTweetWeek Returns to Kick Off CBS's Fall Premieres with a #FanFrenzy, Sept. 18 - Oct. 3
Many of the Network's stars and creative talent will be signing on to chat and tweet live with fans.

[09/17/13 - 09:27 AM]
History Presents "History Made Now: Wheels of Fortune" Premiering Saturday, September 28 from 8PM - 11PM ET/PT
Brian Unger hosts the special, which will have exclusive access to the collection and the auction.

[09/17/13 - 09:19 AM]
New HGTV Series "Cousins Undercover" Gives Community Heroes Surprise Home Renovations
The series, premiering Sunday, October 6 at 8:00/7:00c, features John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino from "Kitchen Cousins."

[09/17/13 - 09:16 AM]
Documentary "Valentine Road," Exploring a Middle-School Murder and Its Complicated Aftermath, Debuts Oct. 7 on HBO
HBO Documentary Films presents a weekly series this fall, debuting provocative new specials every Monday from October 7 through December 9.

[09/17/13 - 09:14 AM]
The Season Finale of "Under the Dome" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[09/17/13 - 09:01 AM]
The "People's Choice Awards 2014" to Be Broadcast on the CBS Television Network Live Wednesday, Jan. 8 from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Award-winning producer Mark Burnett will return as executive producer of the telecast, which will serve as the kick-off to the 2014 awards show season.

[09/17/13 - 08:47 AM]
"The Million Second Quiz" Tops Prior Two Telecasts, Equals Thursday's Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[09/17/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Is Up and Ranks as Monday's Most Social TV Series
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 16.

[09/17/13 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sleepy Hollow" Opens Strong as FOX Tops Demos
The newcomer more than doubles last year's launch of "The Mob Doctor" among adults 18-49.

[09/17/13 - 07:20 AM]
FOX Sports, WBC Ink Multi-Platform Deal for Inaugural "World Cup of Boxing"
The deal grants exclusive broadcast rights in the U.S., where fights air on FOX Sports 1, America's new sports network, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Deportes.

[09/17/13 - 06:59 AM]
College Football: Seven of Top 10 Teams across ESPN Networks
The networks of ESPN detail their college football coverage for the coming weekend.

[09/17/13 - 06:11 AM]
Catherine Bell and Chris Potter Reteam for the Spell-Binding Seventh Installment in "The Good Witch" Series
"The Good Witch's Wonder" will premiere on Hallmark Channel in October 2014.

[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."







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[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.

[09/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with a Full Day of Programming Honoring the Comedy Legend When "Joan Day" Airs Friday, September 19th
Plus: "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan," a 90-minute special, airs that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Explodes Back onto Adult Swim - Season Two Premieres Saturday, October 18th at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
Based on 2009's critically-acclaimed feature film, the "Black Dynamite" animated series further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and his crew.

[09/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Bill Hader Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host on Oct. 11 with Musical Guest Hozier
Hader earned two Emmy nominations while on "SNL" and received critical acclaim for his notable impressions and characters, including the 'Stefon' as well as dozens of others.

[09/17/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Game" Begins November 5 at 10:00PM as Part of BBC America's "Dramaville"
When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, MI5 leader, Daddy (Brian Cox), assembles a secret committee to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[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.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[09/17/14 - 08:14 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Makes TV Debut on NBCSN Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. ET
"We are aiming to make the least technically ambitious show in the history of television," Michael Davies said. "One camera. One guest. Two bald blokes. We may or may not have clips."

[09/17/14 - 08:12 AM]
"The Boss of the Moss" Is Back on National Geographic Channel with New Season of "The Legend of Mick Dodge"
New episodes return Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
One of America's "Hottest" Entertainment Brands, TMZ, Comes to Reelz
"TMZ Hollywood Sports" will anchor the network's weekday primetime line up beginning Monday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/17/14 - 08:10 AM]
"Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" Premieres Sunday, November 30 at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
Jeffrey Wright narrates the one-hour special, produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

[09/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Aligns with Georgetown Cupcake to Promote the Network's New Drama Series "Madam Secretary"
This Saturday, locations in Georgetown, SoHo, Los Angeles and Boston will give away free red velvet cupcakes with a special fondant topper adorned with the CBS series' logo.

[09/17/14 - 07:30 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Airs Thursday, September 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
This time Menounos goes behind the shocking headlines of celebrity deaths like Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith to reveal what is becoming a much-publicized epidemic: "Hollywood & Heroin."