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[06/10/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 10
Updates include: FX passes on its Paul Giamatti-led drama pilot "Hoke"; Joe Adler upped to series regular on "The Mentalist"; and Tandi Wright boards A&E's "The Returned."

[06/10/14 - 03:13 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Hillary Clinton, "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" Top Originals
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Murder in the First," Bravo's "Ladies of London" and Adult Swim's "The Boondocks."

[06/10/14 - 02:37 PM]
"Sharknado" Merchandise Devouring Over 1,000 Stores from Wal-Mart and Hot Topic to Spencer's
"Sharknado" will be branded on posters, jewelry, Halloween costumes, sleepwear, t-shirts, boxer shorts, socks, swim trunks, car decals, towels and more!

[06/10/14 - 02:17 PM]
"48 Hours: The Trials of Cal Harris" Is Monday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 02:00 PM]
ABC Family Picks Up Hit Original Series "Pretty Little Liars," From Warner Horizon Television, for a Sixth and Seventh Season
Season six is set to air mid-2015, and season seven is set to air mid-2016.

[06/10/14 - 01:01 PM]
ESPN's 35th Consecutive Year of College World Series Coverage Begins Saturday
ESPN's 12th straight year of televising every College World Series game - and 35th consecutive season covering the event - will include up to 17 telecasts.

[06/10/14 - 12:30 PM]
CBS Sports Announces New Broadcast Pairings for 2014 NFL Season
Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson will serve as the network's lead crew.

[06/10/14 - 12:07 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio Is Wilson Fisk on "Marvel's Daredevil" on Netflix
D'Onofrio will play Wilson Fisk, a powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell's Kitchen will bring him into conflict with the blind attorney Matt Murdock and his alter ego Daredevil.

[06/10/14 - 11:57 AM]
VH1 + Republic Records Announce Judges + Mentors for "Make a Band Famous"
The unprecedented event, hosted by The All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter, will be live streamed from Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York starting Wednesday, June 11.

[06/10/14 - 11:39 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Take Top Spot from "Game of Thrones"
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Turn," History's "The Hunt" and E!'s "Escape Club."

[06/10/14 - 11:34 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC Rides Stanley Cup Finals to Victory
Plus: numbers for BBC America's "Orphan Black," Food Network's "Iron Chef America" and Investigation Discovery's "How (Not) to Kill Your Husband."

[06/10/14 - 11:25 AM]
TNT Opens Summer with a BOOM
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 11:12 AM]
The World Premiere of "Whitney Cummings: I Love You" Debuts on Comedy Central(R) on Saturday, June 28 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
In her second one-hour Comedy Central special, taped at the Barclay Theatre in Irvine, CA, Cummings shares brutally honest insights about love and relationships.

[06/10/14 - 10:40 AM]
USA Launches "Chrisley's Corner," A Digital Hub Featuring Weekly Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Content from Network's Hit Original Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
Each Tuesday throughout the summer the "Chrisley's Corner" digital hub will give fans access to new content, games, GIF galleries and more Todd-tastic surprises.

[06/10/14 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime's All-New Docu-Series "BAPs" Premieres July 23
The series follows "an exclusive, privileged and affluent group of African American friends from St. Louis who self-identify as "BAPs" - Black American Princesses and Princes."

[06/10/14 - 10:25 AM]
Bravo Media Is #1 Ad-Supported Cable Network Among P18-49 and P25-54 on Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/10/14 - 10:23 AM]
ABC Dominates the Week in Adults 18-49 with 7 of the Top 20 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/10/14 - 10:14 AM]
New Season of "Drugs, Inc." Chronicles the Ongoing Drug Epidemic Ravaging Our Nation
With intimate firsthand, street-level testimonies from those at the front lines and back alleys of the drug trade, this investigative series examines the $350 billion-a-year industry from all angles.

[06/10/14 - 10:07 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the Week's #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/10/14 - 10:04 AM]
"Doctor Who" World Tour Hits New York August 14
The tour launches in the UK on August 7 and finishes in Brazil on August 19.

[06/10/14 - 09:54 AM]
Spike TV Develops Script for Original Series Based on Stephen Frey's Best-Selling Novel, "The Chairman"
"The Chairman" is the story of Christian Gillette, a Gulf War veteran who is charismatic, powerful, cool under fire, and tremendously connected.

[06/10/14 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Official Teaser Released for Starz' Original Series "Survivor's Remorse"
The project is a half-hour scripted comedy series from LeBron James, Tom Werner, Mike O'Malley, Maverick Carter, and Paul Wachter.

[06/10/14 - 09:21 AM]
Kevin Fonteyne of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat with Fans During the East Coast Broadcast Wednesday, June 11
Starting at 8pm ET/5pm PT, fans can tweet Kevin Fonteyne at @KevinFonteyne and use #MelissaandJoeyChat in their message.

[06/10/14 - 09:04 AM]
FOX Has 4 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/10/14 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Begins Production on "The Lion Guard," an Animated Disney Junior TV Movie and Series Inspired by "The Lion King"
The television movie will premiere in Fall 2015, and the subsequent series will debut in early 2016 on Disney Junior and Disney Channel.

[06/10/14 - 08:49 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Demos with "MasterChef," "24"
NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" however claims the top spot among adults 18-49 for the night.

[06/10/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's Hillary Clinton Interview Tops Monday's 9:30pm Half-Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 08:15 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #1 Syndie Talker in Women 25-54 and #2 in Homes and Viewers, Beating "Ellen"
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 26-30.

[06/10/14 - 08:10 AM]
Popular 90's Sitcom "Blossom" Premieres on Cable Television for the First Time Ever, Airing Exclusively on The Hub Network, Beginning July 7
"Blossom" will air for the first time on television in 15 years and the Hub Network is currently the only network on which the series can be seen.

[06/10/14 - 07:45 AM]
A&E Network Presents New Original Series "Lone Star Lady"
The newcomer premieres with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, July 13 at 10 and 10:30PM ET/PT.

[06/10/14 - 07:38 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Motor Mondays" Gets Larger Than Life When "Fat N' Furious: Rolling Thunder" Premieres Monday, June 23 at 10PM ET/PT
Owned and operated by Tommy Christmas, Christmas Automotive specializes in fixing up old muscle cars - helping car owners with their need for speed.

[06/10/14 - 07:10 AM]
Stuart Scott to be Honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at The 2014 ESPYS
Scott will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award for the passion and determination he has displayed in the face of ongoing personal challenges.

[06/10/14 - 06:01 AM]
CBS Studios International and France's M6 Announce New Multi-Year Programming Agreement
As part of the extension, M6 will also broadcast the second season of "Under the Dome" as well as new drama "Extant."

[06/09/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 9
Updates include: FOX nixes burn off run for "Us & Them"; Charles S. Dutton, Mike Epps board HBO's "Bessie"; and Kerri Medders joins the cast of ABC Family's "Mystery Girls."

[06/09/14 - 08:31 PM]
Sony Computer Entertainment America Unveils New Content, Hardware And Network Services That Reinforce PlayStation(R) Is The Best Place To Play
Brian Michael Bendis, executive producer of "Powers" unveiled on stage the first details of the PlayStation original content series, which will be available in the United States this December.

[06/09/14 - 03:10 PM]
Electus and Darius Films Sells "Iron Belly" Script to BBC America & HBO Canada
The 19th century scripted series depicts a floating prison sailing from Ireland to Australia.

[06/09/14 - 03:02 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Newsmagazines Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" and History's "D-Day in HD."

[06/09/14 - 02:39 PM]
NBC's Dateline Presents "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: What the Jury Never Heard" Including Exclusive Interviews and New Insights 20 Years Later
Kato Kaelin, Denise Brown, Fred Goldman, Kim Goldman, Carl Douglas, Alan Dershowitz, Bob Costas and Tom Lange are among the featured interviews.

[06/09/14 - 02:32 PM]
It's a Dog-Eat-Dog World When Animal Planet Turns World Cup Into "World Pup"
16 dogs proudly bark for their home countries, most of which are top contenders in the 2014 World Cup, and each competes paw to paw as the world decides which is named "Top Dog."

[06/09/14 - 02:24 PM]
"Royal Pains" Welcomes Guest Stars for Season Six
Michael O'Keefe, Nick Gehlfuss, Spencer Grammar, Tyler Labine, Leonardo Nam and Brandon Quinn are all on tap this season.

[06/09/14 - 02:10 PM]
"Drunk History," "Nathan for You" Premiere Second Seasons July 1 at 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Jack Black, Courteney Cox, David Cross, Jon Daly, Charlie Day, Laura Dern and Emily Deschanel are among the guest stars this season on the former.

[06/09/14 - 01:47 PM]
"Six Little McGhees" Returns for a New Season on OWN This Fall Beginning Saturday, September 6
In the new season, Columbus, Ohio's first sextuplets, Josiah, Madison, Olivia, Issac, Rozonno Jr. and Elijah, aren't so little anymore.

[06/09/14 - 01:40 PM]
NBC's 17% Increase vs. Last Season Is Biggest for Any Big 4 Net in 22 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[06/09/14 - 01:22 PM]
USA Network Taps Eric Roberts in Recurring Arc on Fourth Season of Acclaimed Drama "Suits"
Roberts will play Charles Forstman, a titan of finance with a net worth in the billions and an outsized personality to match.

[06/09/14 - 01:11 PM]
HBO Announces HBOAccess(TM) Finalists
The new four-week program that identifies diverse emerging filmmakers and provides participants with development, mentorship and the opportunity to create short-form content for HBO.

[06/09/14 - 12:32 PM]
H2 Announces Sizzling Summer Slate of Original Programming
Newcomers include "United Stuff of America" and "Ancient Impossible."

[06/09/14 - 12:07 PM]
Comedy Central Greenlights "Another Period" and "Idiotsitter," Renews "Inside Amy Schumer," "Review" and "TripTank" and Sets Digital Slate
"6 Guys 1 Car," "300 Sunnyside," "New Timers," "Pie Guys," "Roustabout with Kurt Braunohler" and "Team Tiger Awesome" are among the digital pickups.

[06/09/14 - 11:51 AM]
ABC's NBA Finals Builds Year to Year - Net Beats Combined Sunday Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/09/14 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production on Three Drama Pilots: "Recovery Road," "Stitches" and "Unstrung"
Based on the popular young adult novel by Blake Nelson, "Recovery Road" focuses on a teenage girl dealing with addiction.







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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."