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[09/18/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 18
Updates include: ABC, Marvel consider "Agent Carter" series; Missi Pyle joins TV Land's "Jennifer Falls"; and TNT expands new season of "Falling Skies" to 12 episodes.

[09/18/13 - 11:00 PM]
Winner Voted of NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent"
Plus: auditions for next season get underway October 26-27 in Miami.

[09/18/13 - 03:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Holds Off USA Summer Finales
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "My Big Fat Revenge," Lifetime's "Double Divas" and Syfy's "Heroes of Cosplay."

[09/18/13 - 02:52 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Amish Mafia" #1 Non-Fiction Cable Program
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 17.

[09/18/13 - 02:31 PM]
NBC App Re-Launches with New iOS 7 Update, Focus on Full Episode Video Content
The new NBC app will be the foundation for NBC's TV Everywhere offering, which is slated to launch in 2014.

[09/18/13 - 02:30 PM]
The Fab Five Reunite on the Network That Started It All as Bravo Media Premieres "Queer Eye Reunion: 10 Years Later" This October
Andy Cohen will host the special, featuring alums Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez.

[09/18/13 - 01:35 PM]
Bravo Media Delivers Over 1.5 Million Total Viewers with the Premiere of "I Dream of Nene: The Wedding"
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 17.

[09/18/13 - 01:20 PM]
Starting a "Revolution" at the United Nations
The show's stars were on hand for a conversation aimed at bringing attention to the UN's Sustainable Energy for All initiative.

[09/18/13 - 01:00 PM]
"ET Live on CBS.com" Brings Fans to the Emmy(R) Awards Red Carpet
Brooke Anderson and Rocsi Diaz will host the live-stream of coverage from the red carpet.

[09/18/13 - 12:31 PM]
Documentary "Life According to Sam," the Inspiring Story of a Young Man and His Family Battling a Rare Premature Aging Disease, Debuts Oct. 21, Exclusively on HBO
Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine directed and produced the film, part of HBO Documentary Films' weekly series this fall.

[09/18/13 - 11:53 AM]
"Sofia the First" Debuts in the Disney Junior Appisodes App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
Developed by Disney/ABC Television Group's Digital Media team, the Disney Junior Appisodes app offers true interactive viewing.

[09/18/13 - 11:06 AM]
Al Michaels to Call 25th Primetime Game in Pittsburgh with Bears-Steelers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
The Steelers are the seventh NFL team to host at least 25 primetime games called by Michaels.

[09/18/13 - 10:30 AM]
CBS.com and the CBS App Bring You Closer to the "Survivor" Castaways
Fans will be able to sync the CBS App for iOS with the show, whether watching live, on-demand, or via DVR, to access the second-screen content.

[09/18/13 - 10:29 AM]
The Flagship Brands of A+E Networks Unite to Simulcast "Bonnie & Clyde" on December 8th and 9th on Lifetime, A&E and History(R)
Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Holly Hunter and William Hurt star in the four-hour event.

[09/18/13 - 10:13 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Time of Death" to Premiere Friday, November 1st at 9PM ET/PT
The six-part series will take an unflinching, in-depth look at some remarkable individuals facing their own imminent mortality.

[09/18/13 - 10:13 AM]
"65th Emmy(R) Awards" to Honor 50th Anniversary of 1963 Television Milestones
Six-time Emmy nominee Don Cheadle will present a moving tribute to television's role in the assassination coverage of President John F. Kennedy.

[09/18/13 - 09:50 AM]
Discovery Channel Dives for Pearls in the Deep South in "Dixie Divers"
The one-hour special premieres Saturday, September 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/18/13 - 09:46 AM]
ESPN Networks Set to Air Up to 17 WNBA Playoff Games
ESPN and ESPN2 will air up to 17 playoff games, including exclusive coverage of the Eastern and Western Conference Finals and the WNBA Finals 2013 Presented by Boost Mobile.

[09/18/13 - 09:12 AM]
Susan Lacy, Creator and Executive Producer of Iconic "American Masters" Series, Signs Multi-Year Deal with HBO
"It's exciting to have someone as talented as Susan Lacy bring fresh ideas to HBO," said Sheila Nevins.

[09/18/13 - 09:04 AM]
New ESPN, ATP World Tour TV Agreement Expands Coverage of Indian Wells, Miami & Season-Ending Championship
More than 44 hours will be aired, including, for the first time, both the women's and men's championships from the South Florida event.

[09/18/13 - 09:00 AM]
President Clinton, Robin Williams and More Stars to Visit "Late Show" Week of Sept. 23
Other guests visiting next week include Johnny Galecki, Cher, Steve Martin, Kings of Leon and more!

[09/18/13 - 08:50 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins the Night in Total Viewers with Biggest Tuesday Overall Audience in Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 17.

[09/18/13 - 08:38 AM]
"American Pickers" - All New Season, All New Night Premiering Wednesday, October 9 at 9pm ET on History
In this new season, viewers will travel along with Mike and Frank on a European adventure as they pick their way thru Italy and England.

[09/18/13 - 08:32 AM]
Video: BBC America Presents "Burton and Taylor" First Online Look
The Helena Bonham Carter/Dominic West-led film premieres Wednesday, October 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/18/13 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "New Girl" Snap NBC, "Got Talent" Demo Win Streak
The Peacock had won every Tuesday in adults 18-49 since July 23.

[09/18/13 - 08:29 AM]
"Iron Man 2" Boosts ABC to Its Top-Rated Tuesday Since May
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 17.

[09/18/13 - 08:28 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning Journalist Cat Greenleaf Makes Her Debut as the Host of USA Network Daytime Programming, Tuesday, September 24
Among Greenleaf's first guests are "Modern Family" stars Ariel Winter, Sarah Hyland, Rico Rodriguez, Nolan Gould and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons.

[09/18/13 - 08:15 AM]
Join Fuse and Big Freedia as They Take Over Herald Square to Set Guinness World Records(R) Title with Largest Number of People Twerking on Wednesday, September 25 at Noon
Over 250 dancers will hit the floor and shake their booties for two consecutive minutes in the center of Manhattan.

[09/18/13 - 07:43 AM]
Travel Channel Launches "Travel's Best" Seal to Officially Recognize Top 10 Lists
The first "Travel's Best" list will name the "Travel's Best Fall Foliage Road Trips" for 2013.

[09/18/13 - 07:41 AM]
USA Network Gives "Modern Family" Fans Star Treatment
Look for an exclusive Fan Appreciation Day, featuring a live table read with the cast, on Monday, October 28 in Los Angeles.

[09/18/13 - 07:19 AM]
Bravo Media Presents a November to Remember with Six New and Returning Series
Highlights include the return of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," "Fashion Queens," "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," "Vanderpump Rules" and "Shahs of Sunset."

[09/18/13 - 06:58 AM]
DirecTV and Brainstorm Media Launch New Season of the Documentary Film Series "Something to Talk About" on TV and in Theaters Beginning October 3
"Haiti Untold," a film by Dan Shannon, will kick off the series on Thursday, October 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/18/13 - 06:30 AM]
"The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)" to Be Held in Los Angeles, Friday, Dec. 6 on CBS
This concert special marks the sixth time nominations for the annual Grammy Awards will be announced live on primetime television.

[09/18/13 - 06:04 AM]
Electus Announces Partnership with Newly Formed Barracuda Television Productions Led by Acclaimed Producer Barry Poznick
The company will focus on developing and producing premium domestic and international unscripted programming.

[09/18/13 - 06:00 AM]
Huddle Up for a Touchdown from the Playbook of Love When "Eric & Jessie: Game On" Premieres on Sunday, September 29 at 10:00PM on E!
The series gives fans an up-close look at the steamy relationship of Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker and pop/country singer Jessie James.

[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.







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[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.