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[06/11/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 11
Updates include: Brianna Brown departs ABC's "The Whispers"; NBC gives full-fledged pilot order to Jerrod Carmichael comedy; and Carol Mendelsohn departs "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation."

[06/11/14 - 05:34 PM]
USA Network Orders Second Season of Original Comedy "Sirens"
The series follows a group of Chicago's best EMTs who are rock stars professionally, but struggle to keep their personal lives in order.

[06/11/14 - 03:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for USA's "Royal Pains," MTV's "Faking It" and ABC Family's "Chasing Life."

[06/11/14 - 03:32 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Season Three of Global Hit Series "Sanjay and Craig"
Year to date, new episode premieres of Sanjay and Craig average a 4.9/1.6M with Kids 2-11 and 3 million total viewers.

[06/11/14 - 03:12 PM]
For Eight Consecutive Weeks Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" #1 on Cable on Tuesday Among Both Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 02:28 PM]
Series Launch of "Chasing Life" Ranks as Cable TV's #1 Telecast at 9 O'Clock Across Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 02:20 PM]
truTV to Celebrates Father's Day with Night of "Impractical Jokers" on Sunday, June 15
Throughout the marathon, the guys will also read special Father's Day messages for 10 lucky fans who posted their "Fan Father's Day Dedication" on the Impractical Jokers Facebook page.

[06/11/14 - 02:16 PM]
For the 3rd Straight Evening with Coverage of the 2014 NBA Finals, ABC Beats the Other Networks' Combined Delivery in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 01:39 PM]
HGTV's "Cousins Undercover" Returns for a Second Season on Wednesday, June 25, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
The sophomore season will include two special episodes featuring families who appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in spring.

[06/11/14 - 01:26 PM]
"NCIS" Is the Most-Watched Drama in the World
The hit series received the prestigious International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series at the 54th Monte-Carlo Television Festival.

[06/11/14 - 01:03 PM]
HGTV Scores Top Cable Network Rankings for Week of June 2
HGTV spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/11/14 - 12:53 PM]
Starz Charges Up for a Second Season of the Original Series "Power"
Production is set to begin on the 10-episode second season in and around New York, as well as at its home base at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn this September.

[06/11/14 - 12:00 PM]
Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz, Michael Douglas and Meryl Streep Among Guests and Participants at The 42nd AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Jane Fonda
The black-tie gala was taped last night, June 5, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and will air on Saturday, June 14, at 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT.

[06/11/14 - 11:03 AM]
Disney Junior's "Pirate and Princess Summer" Multi-Platform Programming Event Returns with New Episodes of "Sofia the First" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates"
All episodes will be made available a week prior to their television debut on WATCHDisneyJunior.com and via the WATCH Disney Junior app.

[06/11/14 - 10:55 AM]
Esquire Network Greenlights "Car Matchmaker," Hosted by Spike Feresten and Executive Produced by Ellen Rakieten
In each half hour episode, Feresten finds a guy in need of a car, gets to know him, and then draws upon his two decades of expertise and instinct to find three different cars perfectly suited to the buyer.

[06/11/14 - 10:01 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts the Trailer for Its Highly Anticipated New Drama Series, "Finding Carter"
Beginning Monday, June 30 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans can watch the first fifteen minutes of the series premiere on the app on iOS, Android and Xbox 360.

[06/11/14 - 10:00 AM]
Chilli, Harry Shum Jr. and Michael Curry to Serve as Judges on truTV's New Competition Series "Fake Off," Hosted by Robert Hoffman
The series, which is slated to premiere this fall, will take viewers into the visually stunning world of Faking, a mix of theater, acrobatics, black light and illusion.

[06/11/14 - 08:36 AM]
"The Night Shift" Retains 100% of Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49 Despite Competition from the NBA Finals
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Make It No Contest for ABC
Coverage of Game 3 easily leads the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[06/11/14 - 08:04 AM]
Ovation Shines Spotlight on Child Prodigies with the Debut of "Young Marvels" Wednesday, July 16
This insightful docuseries presents an intimate portrait of eight exceptionally gifted children.

[06/11/14 - 08:00 AM]
Get the Fascinating Story Behind the Headlines When "After Shock: Tara Conner" Premieres Saturday, June 14th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The once "disgraced Miss USA" is sitting down with E! to reveal new details surrounding the scandal that rocked the pageant world.

[06/11/14 - 07:48 AM]
NBA Finals Game Three Rating Up with Strong 10.3 on ABC
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 07:26 AM]
Mark and Donnie Head Home to Boston for the Wahlberg Family Reunion in A&E's "Wahlburgers" Summer Special Premiering Sunday, June 29 at 10PM ET/PT
It's summertime in Boston and the Wahlbergs are kicking off the season with their annual family reunion.

[06/11/14 - 07:16 AM]
Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Cards to Collaborate on Multi-Film Franchise Around Original Holiday Film "Northpole"
"Northpole 2" will dazzle audiences nationwide and take them on yet another enchanting adventure through Santa's magical hometown using state-of-the-art CGI technology.

[06/11/14 - 07:06 AM]
The Race Is on When Discovery Channel's "Street Outlaws" Returns on Monday, June 23 at 9PM ET/PT
Extreme street racing dominates the roads of Oklahoma City, and the men of the 405 will risk it all to be the fastest.

[06/11/14 - 06:33 AM]
Majority of Millennials Believe World Cup Will Be More Exciting Than the Summer or Winter Olympics, Finds New MTV Global Survey
The survey found that 61 percent of Millennials believe the World Cup will be more exciting than the Summer or Winter Olympics.

[06/11/14 - 03:01 AM]
Scholastic Media's The Magic School Bus Continues Legacy with "The Magic School Bus 360 degrees," A New Netflix Original Series for Kids
The 26 episodes will launch on Netflix starting in 2016.

[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.







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[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.

[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal
The new agreement also expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
Holidays at Food Network Get Even Sweeter with New Series "Holiday Baking Championship"
Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series premieres Sunday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
National League Division Series Presented by Budweiser Coverage Begins Friday, Oct. 3 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Tosh.0" to Debut Family-Friendly Episode Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
"Comedy isn't about being clean or dirty, it's about appealing to as wide an audience as possible so I can sell more tickets to my stand-up shows," said Tosh.

[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
AMC to Debut "Better Call Saul" Music Video This Sunday, October 5 at 7:15pm ET/PT During the Final Night of The "Breaking Bad" Binge
The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.