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[06/30/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 30
Updates include: FOX rescinds series order for "Hieroglyph"; Zendaya bows out of Lifetime's biopic "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B"; and Laurie Holden cast in TNT's potential "Major Crimes" spin-off.

[06/30/14 - 03:13 PM]
"BET Awards" 14 is the #1 Award Show on Cable This Season Drawing 7.9 Million Total Viewers
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 29.

[06/30/14 - 03:11 PM]
Cult Fan Favorite "Community" to Create New Season on Yahoo Screen
"I am very pleased that Community will be returning for its predestined sixth season on Yahoo," comments Dan Harmon.

[06/30/14 - 02:34 PM]
FOX to Spotlight National Geographic Channel's "Brain Games" with Specials on Next Two Sundays
Look for one-hour specials at 7:00/6:00c on July 6 and 13, replacing repeats of "Bob's Burgers" and "American Dad."

[06/30/14 - 02:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ABC, Disney Channel Originals Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "The Legend of Korra," Syfy's "Continuum" and TBS's "Funniest Wins."

[06/30/14 - 02:23 PM]
Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment Join Forces to Present the First Ever WBTV/DC Entertainment Saturday Night, Featuring the World Premiere of "Gotham" and Much More on Saturday, July 26, at Comic-Con 2014
Also screening will be the complete pilot of "The Flash" and exclusive footage from "Constantine."

[06/30/14 - 01:10 PM]
Red, White & Fight Week on FOX Sports 1 Celebrates UFC International Fight Week
Highlights include the season finale of "The Ultimate Fighter: Penn vs. Edgar" on Sunday, July 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/30/14 - 01:10 PM]
Netherlands vs. Mexico and Costa Rica vs. Greece ESPN's Two Highest-Rated Non-US Men's World Cup Matches Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, June 29.

[06/30/14 - 01:03 PM]
Jason Derulo to Appear As a Guest Judge and Perform with Snoop Dogg on Milestone 200th Live Episode of "So You Think You Can Dance" Wednesday, July 2, on FOX
Also, the competition for America's favorite dancer begins this week, when each of the Top 20 finalists is paired with another finalist specializing in the same style.

[06/30/14 - 12:54 PM]
Actor and Comedian Marlon Wayans Named As Host of "VH1's Philly 4th of July Jam"
Four-time Grammy award winners and hometown favorites The Roots, will perform and serve as the house band with this year's lineup, including: Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande and Aloe Blacc.

[06/30/14 - 12:18 PM]
Prince Charming Reveals His Villainous Side in Investigation Discovery's New Series "Handsome Devils"
The 10-episode first season premieres Thursday, July 10 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/30/14 - 12:11 PM]
Monday Night Is Doc Night on HBO, With Groundbreaking HBO Documentaries Now Anchored Weekly on Monday Nights Year Round
Said slot will feature the debuts of new original films along with timely encore presentations every Monday night.

[06/30/14 - 12:10 PM]
USA Network Partners with New York Magazine on Custom Survey and Finds a Lot of Sex in the City
The survey tapped into themes in the network's provocative new original drama "Satisfaction."

[06/30/14 - 12:09 PM]
"Urban Jungle" Goes Undercover to Reveal the Wildlife Creeping in Our Backyards, Premieres August 3, 8 PM
The special will simulcast Sunday, August 3 at 8:00/7:00c on Nat Geo WILD and National Geographic Channel.

[06/30/14 - 12:01 PM]
Dari Nowkhah Named Host of SEC Network, Weeknight News Show "SEC Now"
The deal comes on the heels of Nowkhah's 10-year anniversary with ESPN, having established himself as one of college sports' most versatile hosts.

[06/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
New Trainers Jessie Pavelka and Jennifer Widerstrom Come Aboard NBC's Life-Changing Series "The Biggest Loser"
They will join returning trainers Bob Harper and Dolvett Quince as well as host Alison Sweeney.

[06/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
ESPN to Reveal 2014 All-Star Teams During "Taco Bell All-Star Selection Show"
Host Karl Ravech, analyst, Hall of Famer and 12-time All-Star Barry Larkin and reporter Tim Kurkjian will reveal and discuss the All-Star selections.

[06/30/14 - 10:01 AM]
Multi-Platinum Artists Enrique Iglesias and Zac Brown Band Added to "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular" Lineup
Iglesias and Zac Brown Band join the event's previously announced performers, including country music superstars Hunter Hayes and Miranda Lambert, as well as chart-toppers Ariana Grande and Lionel Richie.

[06/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
FX Orders 10 Episodes of "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" Created by and Starring Denis Leary
John Corbett, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix and Bobby Kelly also star in the project.

[06/30/14 - 09:34 AM]
Debut Episode of "The Leftovers" Now Available on Yahoo Screen
The episode is also now available on multiple U.S. distributor online portals and Free on Demand platforms during the sampling period.

[06/30/14 - 09:21 AM]
The Sunday Premiere of "Big Brother" Is the Night's Top Broadcast in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, June 29.

[06/30/14 - 09:07 AM]
Bobby Flay Returns for More Heated Culinary Battles and Special Guest Stars in Second Season of "Beat Bobby Flay"
The series is back with the first of 13 new episodes on Thursday, July 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/14 - 08:47 AM]
"Jonah from Tonga," New Comedy Series from Chris Lilley, Creator and Star of "Summer Heights High" and "Ja'mie: Private School Girl," Debuts Aug. 8 on HBO
The six-episode comedy series debuts with back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Stan Lee's Superhumans" - Season 3 to Premiere Sunday July 13th at 9PM ET/PT on H2(TM)
The legendary creator once again scours the globe for the real-life counterparts to his comic book icons.

[06/30/14 - 08:39 AM]
Special Sunday Edition of "Last Comic Standing" Finishes Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of #1 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 29.

[06/30/14 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) to Marathon Entire First Seasons of Summer's Hottest Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Over Fourth of July Weekend
Said stunt is timed with the return of both series next Sunday, July 13 on the pay channel.

[06/30/14 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Split Demo Crown in Battle of Originals
The Eye however takes home the top spot among total viewers last night.

[06/30/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Sunday with "Rising Star" Beating NBC and CBS from 9-11pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 29.

[06/30/14 - 07:28 AM]
ESPN to Launch ESPY Day Benefitting The V Foundation for Cancer Research
ESPY Day Benefitting The V Foundation for Cancer Research will begin at midnight ET with integrated fundraising messaging across ESPN networks culminating with a special simulcast of the ESPYS on ESPN2 at 9 p.m.

[06/30/14 - 06:36 AM]
Average Joes Get Off the Couch and Into the Weather in "Fat Guys in the Woods," New Primetime Series on The Weather Channel
The newcomer premieres Sunday, August 10 at 10:00/9:00c following companion series "So You Think You'd Survive?" (formerly "Now What?").

[06/30/14 - 05:35 AM]
@ESPNTennis at Wimbledon - "Manic Monday" Underway
ESPN's exclusive live Wimbledon coverage continues with three days of "Cross Court Coverage" for "Manic Monday" today, June 30, and the Quarterfinals on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 2-3.

[06/29/14 - 02:24 PM]
Brazil-Chile: ESPN/ABC's Highest-Rated Non-U.S. Team Match Ever in FIFA World Cup Round of 16
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, June 28.

[06/29/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls Back in Front with "Dateline"
The show's latest installment is the night's number one program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/29/14 - 08:28 AM]
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Matches NBC's Highest Adult 18-49 Rating in Its Slot, Excluding Sports, in 21 Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 28.

[06/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Disney Channel Original Movie "Zapped" and Comedy Series Launch of "Girl Meets World" Both Deliver Over 5 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, June 27.

[06/28/14 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Powers Latest Victory for ABC
The Alphabet doubles the adults 18-49 output of second place CBS.

[06/28/14 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "20/20" Leads Friday with Double Digit Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, June 27.

[06/28/14 - 08:40 AM]
NBC News Special "A Leap of Faith: A Meredith Vieira Special" Ties for #2 Among the Big 4 Networks in Women 18-49 and Adults and Women 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 27.

[06/27/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 27
Updates include: Steven Brand boards "Galyntine" at AMC; Sarah Chalke to drop by FOX's "Backstrom"; and Dan Fogler joins the cast of ABC's "Secrets & Lies."

[06/27/14 - 07:08 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Brother" Leads Originals Race
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Dominion," TLC's "Kate Plus 8" and CMT's "Party Down South."

[06/27/14 - 02:53 PM]
College World Series: ESPN's Most-Viewed since 2011
ESPN spins the numbers for its NCAA Division I Baseball Championship coverage to date.

[06/27/14 - 12:56 PM]
ESPN Secures Exclusive U.S. Rights to Canadian Football League Games
ESPN will present at least 86 games in 2014 with 17 or more contests to be televised on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNEWS, including the 102nd Grey Cup.

[06/27/14 - 12:26 PM]
"Doctor Who" Returns to BBC America August 23rd
Said date marks the debut of Peter Capaldi as The Doctor.

[06/27/14 - 12:07 PM]
USA-Germany: ESPN's Second Highest-Rated Men's World Cup Match Ever & Record Viewership on WatchESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 26.

[06/27/14 - 10:39 AM]
Esquire Network to Air First-Ever Live Original Television Event: "Running of the Bulls 2014," July 7-14 at 2AM ET/PT
Guad Venegas will host each night, offering exclusive commentary and interviews with participants and spectators from the event.

[06/27/14 - 10:18 AM]
Sandra Bernhard to Guest Star in New FX Comedy "You're the Worst"
She will play herself in the episode titled "Equally Dead Inside."

[06/27/14 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Second Season Trailer for Its Hit Series "Masters of Sex"
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Sunday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/27/14 - 09:50 AM]
Thursday Premiere of "Big Brother" Posts Growth in Viewers and Key Demos from Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, June 26.

[06/27/14 - 08:45 AM]
All 10 Episodes of "Undateable" to Date Have Out-Rated Every Episode of Last Summer's Original Comedies in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 26.

[06/27/14 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Leads CBS to Another Victory
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 with part two of its season premiere.







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[01/17/17 - 12:43 PM]
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