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[06/26/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 26
Updates include: Andrea Roth among latest cast in Syfy's "Ascension"; HBO's "History of Music" adds seven; and Matt Nix inks overall deal with Fox Television Studios.

[06/26/14 - 03:50 PM]
El Rey Network Heats Up the Pitch with "Red Card Riot" Promotion in Support of New Soccer/Spy Thriller, "Matador"
The marketing program looks to tap into World Cup fever, enabling fans to "call a foul" on friends/colleagues/cultural incidents by sending them a personalized Red Card.

[06/26/14 - 03:16 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: CBS Tops Originals with Return of "Big Brother"
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Mystery Girls," Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing: Miami" and OWN's "Love Thy Neighbor."

[06/26/14 - 02:29 PM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of June 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 16-20.

[06/26/14 - 01:52 PM]
Kids Debate Using Animals for Research in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Animal Rights... Or Wrongs?" Premiering Tuesday, July 1, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special explores the pros and cons of animal testing.

[06/26/14 - 01:05 PM]
@ESPNTennis at Wimbledon: Friday's 10 Hours on ESPN
Action will include defending champion Andy Murray, 2012 winner Novak Djokovic, plus a match-up of former champions, five-time winner Venus Williams vs. 2011 champ Petra Kvitova, all on Centre Court.

[06/26/14 - 12:41 PM]
Bravo Media Cruises Into Paradise with Season Two of "Below Deck" Premiering Tuesday, August 12 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for half-hour preview special airing on Sunday, July 27 at 10:30/9:30c.

[06/26/14 - 12:08 PM]
Hit Series "Doomsday Preppers" Goes Back to Basics in New Summer Season, Premiering July 24 at 9 PM
In each episode, viewers meet three separate preppers and get an up-close and personal look into their lives, homes and way of life.

[06/26/14 - 11:30 AM]
Disney XD Launches "Disney XD Grand Prix" Racing-Game App for Smartphone and Tablet Devices
The app is live now in the Apple App Store and is coming soon to Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

[06/26/14 - 10:51 AM]
Elden Henson Joins "Marvel's Daredevil" for Netflix
Henson will play Foggy Nelson, Matt Murdock's best friend and legal partner.

[06/26/14 - 10:03 AM]
"Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour" Takes the Stage for NBC on Sunday, July 6 at 9 P.M.
The special will focus on Cyrus' concerts from the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain and MEO Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.

[06/26/14 - 09:26 AM]
"Big Brother" Premieres As Wednesday's Most-Watched and Highest-Rated Program in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 25.

[06/26/14 - 09:23 AM]
MTV to Air 90-Minute "16 and Pregnant: Life After Labor Finale Special" on Tuesday, July 1 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Three of the cast members will reunite with the fathers of their children for the first time since filming, and drama ensues over accusations of cheating, paternity, and addiction.

[06/26/14 - 09:01 AM]
Docu-Series "4th and Loud" to Premiere August 5
The AMC series follows the inaugural season of the LA KISS Arena Football League team.

[06/26/14 - 08:42 AM]
Debut of "Taxi Brooklyn" Ranks #1 for the Hour Among ABC, CBS and NBC in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 25.

[06/26/14 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
CBS takes home top honors last night, edging out FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" among adults 18-49.

[06/26/14 - 07:01 AM]
Destination America Celebrates Fourth of July with a Bang
The network has organized a spectacular party for the two winning towns of its "Red, White and You" contest - Prescott, Ariz., and Hamtramck, Mich.

[06/25/14 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 25
Updates include: Sarah Jessica Parker eyes small screen return; "Mixology's" Blake Lee inks talent holding deal with ABC Studios; and Natasha Lyonne to guest on HBO's "Girls."

[06/25/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Top 20 Finalists Revealed
Next week, the real competition begins when each of the Top 20 finalists will dance with another of the finalists specializing in the same style.

[06/25/14 - 04:11 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Night Shift," "Wife Swap" Top Originals
Plus: numbers for FX's "Tyrant," E!'s "Botched" and Lifetime's "Abby's Studio Rescue."

[06/25/14 - 02:34 PM]
CMT Empowering Education Announces Commitment to Action Today at Clinton Global Initiative America
In the pilot year, CMT and AACC's Workforce and Economic Development unit will partner with a cohort of 21 community colleges in some of the most rural and distressed regions of the United States.

[06/25/14 - 02:01 PM]
"Last Comic Standing Room Only" Special Episode Shakes Up Sunday Night with 2-Hours of Comedy and a Lot of New Laughs
It will feature some original never-before-seen footage, including new performance highlights from many of the 100 invited comics.

[06/25/14 - 01:52 PM]
Ten Week Streak for Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" as #1 Cable Program on Tuesday Among Both Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 24.

[06/25/14 - 12:45 PM]
Series Premiere Episode of "Tyrant" Delivers 2.1 Million Total Viewers and 775,000 Adults 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 24.

[06/25/14 - 12:00 PM]
It's a Jolly Holiday as ABC Family Celebrates Christmas in June with the Half-Mas Merry-Thon
Available on the app for only two weeks, this playlist is sure to bring tidings of good cheer and chase the bah-humbugs out of any Scrooge.

[06/25/14 - 11:56 AM]
BBC America to Premiere "A Poet in New York" This Fall in the U.S.
The Tom Hollander-led film, from director Aisling Walsh and writer Andrew Davies, marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth and explores the final days of the famous poet.

[06/25/14 - 11:27 AM]
The CW Network Announces Fall 2014 Premiere Dates
Look for newcomers "The Flash" on Tuesday, October 7 and "Jane the Virgin" on Monday, October 13.

[06/25/14 - 11:21 AM]
Rob Dyrdek and His Production Company Super Jacket Sign Multi-Year Deal with MTV
The deal includes the return of "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" for a seventh season and additional seasons of the hit series "Ridiculousness."

[06/25/14 - 11:02 AM]
Were The '90s the Last Great Decade?
Check out the results from National Geographic Channel and Kelton Global's survey gauging Americans' affection for the 1990s, timed with "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?"

[06/25/14 - 10:57 AM]
Lifetime Debuts New Family Docuseries "Raising Asia," Featuring Triple-Threat Child Performer Asia Monet Premiering July 29
The project marks the latest spin-off from "Dance Moms" and "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition."

[06/25/14 - 10:40 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Promotes Jim Sharp to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development, West Coast
"If the US government was aware of Jim's understated intelligence, finely honed creative instincts, and steel-eyed leadership, the war on terrorism would be over," said Kent Alterman.

[06/25/14 - 10:16 AM]
IndyCar Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Doubleheader Highlights NBC Sports Group's Motorsports Coverage This Week
NBCSN's presentation of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series from Houston begins Saturday at 2 p.m. ET with qualifying, leading into live coverage of Race 1 at 3 p.m. ET.

[06/25/14 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Project Greenlight" - Promo (HBO)
Watch the pay channel's first tease for the show's revival.

[06/25/14 - 10:02 AM]
E! Sets Season Two of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" Premiere Date for Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT
Welcome back to the 90210, which has acquired a new resident as EJ Johnson relocates to Los Angeles and joins his friends in the fabuluxe zip code.

[06/25/14 - 09:14 AM]
Young Eskimos Plot Their Escape to the Lower 48 in TLC's New Series "Escaping Alaska"
The six-part series will make its global debut on TLC on Sunday, July 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/25/14 - 09:08 AM]
Country Music Sensation Florida Georgia Line Set to Perform Live at Nickelodeon's First Ever "Kids' Choice Sports 2014"
The duo will perform their 7X Platinum, #1 smash single "Cruise," and Platinum-certified hit "This is How We Roll" (featuring Luke Bryan).

[06/25/14 - 09:00 AM]
E!'s "Untold with Maria Menounos" to Premiere Thursday, July 17th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Each one-hour episode, hosted by Maria Menounos, delves into three different stories to get the inside scoop on the biggest news of the moment.

[06/25/14 - 08:52 AM]
Bravo Media Premieres "Extreme Guide to Parenting" on Thursday, August 7 at 9:30PM ET/PT
Each hour-long episode showcases different households with alternative styles of raising their children.

[06/25/14 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Every Other Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 24.

[06/25/14 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" Ranks #1 at 10pm with Its 2nd-Highest-Rated Telecast in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 24.

[06/25/14 - 08:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Victory
NBC is the network to beat in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[06/25/14 - 08:31 AM]
ESPN Announces New Annual ESPYS Honor: The Pat Tillman Award for Service
The inaugural recipient will be Josh Sweeney, a Purple Heart recipient and a member of the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team that won the gold medal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

[06/25/14 - 08:01 AM]
FOX Sports Adds Tim Brando to Impressive College Sports Roster
Brando's broadcast partner, as well as the full FOX Sports college football announce teams, will be released at a later date.

[06/25/14 - 07:33 AM]
U.S. Olympians Lolo Jones, Allyson Felix & Lashawn Merritt Headline USA Track & Field Outdoor National Championships This Weekend
The USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento is the final stop of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series, which also includes the Penn Relays and Drake Relays, the Prefontaine Classic, and the adidas Grand Prix.

[06/25/14 - 07:24 AM]
Sawyer, Stephanopoulos and Muir Take on New Roles Leading ABC News Programming
Muir, Anchor of "20/20," will become Anchor and Managing Editor of World News starting September 2.

[06/25/14 - 07:06 AM]
"Ice Road Truckers" Returns to History(R) Monday, July 7 at 10PM ET/PT
The warriors of the ice roads will face their toughest battle yet - the polar vortex - when season eight premieres.

[06/25/14 - 07:02 AM]
MTV to Bring Back "TRL" for One Day Only with Ariana Grande for "Total Ariana Live" on Wednesday, July 2 at 7:00 P.M. ET/PT
Following the U.S. broadcast, fans will also be able to watch the show on demand across MTV's platforms at totalarianalive.mtv.com.

[06/25/14 - 05:00 AM]
Kerry Washington, Lyn Paolo to Debut "Scandal" Collection Inspired by the Hit ABC Series at The Limited
Tops, pants, jackets and outerwear are included in the fall collection, with prices beginning at $49.

[06/25/14 - 03:01 AM]
CMT, MTV and VH1 Simultaneously Premiere Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood's Highly Anticipated New Music Video "Somethin' Bad"
CMT also gave fans their first chance to listen to Miranda Lambert's now record-breaking album, "Platinum," with a sneak listen to eight tracks from the album.

[06/24/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 24
Updates include: Alex Russell cast in AMC's "Galyntine"; Craig Roberts scores lead in Amazon's "Red Oaks"; and trio bound for Syfy's "Ascension."







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[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.