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[07/03/14 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 3
Updates include: Georgina Haig to play Queen Elsa on ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; Peter Stormare to visit The CW's "Arrow"; and Cartoon Network fires "Clarence" creator Skyler Page.

[07/03/14 - 12:00 PM]
Discovery Channel to Do Special Airing of "Adrift: 47 Days with Sharks" in Memory of Louis Zamperini
World War II veteran and Olympian Louis Zamperini passed away today at the age of 97 years old.

[07/03/14 - 10:32 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Dominates Second-Quarter Ratings, Beating Kimmel-Letterman Combined in 18-49 with "Tonight's" Top Second-Quarter Average in Five Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 23-27 plus the quarter to date.

[07/03/14 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of Comedy Series "I Didn't Do It"
The series premiered in January and season to date is Disney Channel's #1 series among Tweens 9-14 (a tie) and ranks among the network's Top 5 series with both Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.

[07/03/14 - 09:19 AM]
ESPN2 Airing Two Golf Championship Events Next Week
Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England, will host the best women's golfers from around the world for the 39th Ricoh Women's British Open July 10-13.

[07/03/14 - 08:59 AM]
"Taxi Brooklyn" Grows Versus Last Week's Debut by 10% in Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 2.

[07/03/14 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Share Top Demo Honors
The Eye's "Big Brother 16" is the night's number one program among adults 18-49.

[07/03/14 - 07:57 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Attracts its Biggest-Ever Audience for Any Quarter During 2Q14
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 23-27 and the quarter to date.

[07/03/14 - 07:56 AM]
It's Book Smarts vs. Swamp Smarts in the All New Discovery Channel Program "Beasts of the Bayou"
The network's latest original launches Thursday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/02/14 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 2
Updates include: Sara Rue cast in TV Land's "Impastor"; Carol Kane bound for FOX's "Gotham"; and Walton Goggins to return to "Sons of Anarchy" as Venus Van Dam.

[07/02/14 - 06:15 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign
Plus: numbers for FX's "Tyrant," Comedy Central's "Drunk History" and History's "Biker Battleground Phoenix."

[07/02/14 - 04:50 PM]
Video: "Jonah from Tonga" Season 1: Preview (HBO)
The network's latest Chris Lilley import premieres Friday, August 8 with back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/02/14 - 03:49 PM]
The CW Nixes "Famous in 12"; "Arrow" Repeats to Fill Tuesday Slot
The former's Harvey Levin pulled the plug on the series during last night's episode.

[07/02/14 - 03:15 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "Devious Maids", "Little Women: LA", "Dance Moms", "Raising Asia", "Expecting Amish" and "The Choking Game"
The latter original movies will premiere Saturday, July 19 and Saturday, July 26, respectively.

[07/02/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Ranks as Cable TV's #1 Telecast at 8PM for the 99th-Consecutive Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 1.

[07/02/14 - 01:24 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Amps Up The Action at Comic-Con(R) 2014 with Super Heroes, Super-Villains, Scientists, Vampires, Vigilantes and a Massive Saturday Night Event with DC Entertainment
The Studio returns to the world's leading pop-culture convention in 2014 with 15 series, including 10 returning fan-favorite shows and five programs making their much-anticipated Comic-Con debut.

[07/02/14 - 12:57 PM]
Animal Planet Knocks on Wood with the World Premiere Series of "Redwood Kings"
The seven-episode series rolls out Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/02/14 - 12:30 PM]
USA-Belgium: Second Most-Viewed Men's Soccer Telecast Ever in U.S.
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 1.

[07/02/14 - 12:14 PM]
Extraordinary Gowns for Extraordinary Women in Two All-New Bridal Specials on TLC
On tap are "Bride by Design" on Friday, July 25 and "Curvy Brides" on Friday, August 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/02/14 - 12:01 PM]
China Anne McClain and Kelli Berglund Star in the Comedy Adventure "How to Build a Better Boy," Premiering Friday, August 15 on Disney Channel
Marshall Williams, Noah Centineo, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively and Roger Bart also star in the film.

[07/02/14 - 11:37 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Series "Heartbreakers" Features Roll Call of Famous Bad Boys & Vicious Vixens tn the Roles They Were Born to Play
Kevin Sorbo, Jack Wagner, Judd Nelson, Rob Estes, Tracey Gold, Nicole Eggert, Jamie Luner, Christopher Knight, and Antonio Sabato, Jr. are among those featured.

[07/02/14 - 11:31 AM]
Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft Named 2014 "Fox Writers Intensive" Fellows
In addition, Gonzales and Haft have been staffed on FOX's new drama "Empire."

[07/02/14 - 11:23 AM]
"The Unexplained Files," Science Channel's Most Watched Series of 2013, Returns for a Second Season to Investigate Mysterious Phenomena
Look for the first of 12 new episodes on Tuesday, July 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/02/14 - 09:57 AM]
WE tv Launches "In Between," An Innovative New Digital Programming Concept to Bridge Seasons of Its Unscripted Originals
First up: a new online-based series for "SWV Reunited," which launched earlier this year and returns for a sophomore season on Thursday, August 14.

[07/02/14 - 09:45 AM]
FXX Takes Out Personal Ad for "Man Seeking Woman"
The 10-episode series stars Jay Baruchel, Eric André, Britt Lower and Maya Erskin.

[07/02/14 - 09:19 AM]
NBC Sports Group Presents Live and Primetime Coverage of the 101st Tour de France
Daily live coverage of the Tour de France begins Saturday, July 5, at 6 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Stage 1.

[07/02/14 - 09:19 AM]
El Rey Network Casts James Callis for Pivotal Recurring Role in Upcoming Spy Thriller, "Matador"
He'll play Lucien Sayer, a mysterious figure who commands a fraternity of the world's most elite businessmen, politicians and influencers.

[07/02/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Night Shift" Delivers Its Top 18-49 Rating Since June 10 and Matches Its Highest Rating Since Its Premiere May 27
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 1.

[07/02/14 - 08:32 AM]
Former Duke and NBA Standout Shane Battier Joins ESPN
As part of the multi-year agreement, he will provide insights and analysis across ESPN's extensive studio programming and on select games from various top conferences.

[07/02/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Overshadow the Competition
The Peacock coasts to victory last night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/02/14 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "The Killing" - The Final Season - Official Trailer
Look for the show's swan song to be released on Friday, August 1.

[07/02/14 - 07:53 AM]
A&E Presents New Original Series "Epic Ink"
The series - premiering Wednesday, August 20 at 10:30/9:30c - following the artwork and exploits of the staff at a tattoo shop unlike any other, Area 51 Tattoo, located in Springfield, Oregon.

[07/02/14 - 06:24 AM]
"Sherlock," The Hit BBC One Drama Produced by Hartswood Films, Will Return to Screens for a Special, Followed by a Series of Three New Episodes
"Steven and Mark are ready to unleash the most shocking and surprising series of 'Sherlock' yet," said Ben Stephenson.

[07/02/14 - 04:01 AM]
"Millennials & #Merica," New MTV Study Finds Young People to Be Redefining Patriotism
Today's findings establish that young people possess a deep connection to America with an overwhelming 86 percent stating they are "proud to be American" and 8 in 10 agreeing they are "inspired by America."

[07/01/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 1
Updates include: Lena Waithe to bring "Twenties" to BET; Devon Aoki to recur on The CW's "Arrow"; and Colin Farrell to executive produce "Stillwater" at HBO.

[07/01/14 - 03:20 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Under the Dome" Returns on Top for CBS
Plus: numbers for History's "Big Rig Bounty Hunters," MTV's "Teen Wolf" and Bravo's "Ladies of London."

[07/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
Velocity Celebrates Strong 2Q2014, Drafting Audiences, Climbing the Cable Ranks, And Surpassing Competitive Networks
Velocity spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 02:46 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast Last Night's "Under the Dome" Season Premiere This Wednesday, July 2 at 9:00/8:00c
Said encore replaces the previously announced repeat of "Criminal Minds."

[07/01/14 - 02:38 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "BET Awards" Claims Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Travel Channel's "Xtreme Waterparks," HBO's "The Leftovers" and Showtime's "Penny Dreadful."

[07/01/14 - 02:36 PM]
ABC to Now Wrap "The Assets" on Sunday Afternoons
Look for the four remaining episodes to be burned off across Sunday, July 27 and Sunday, August 3.

[07/01/14 - 02:33 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Dateline," NASCAR Top the Charts
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Iyanla: Fix My Life," Nickelodeon's "The Haunted Hathaways" and TLC's "Buying Naked."

[07/01/14 - 02:28 PM]
Science Channel Ratings Skyrocket Delivering Its Most Watched Quarter Ever
Science spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 02:02 PM]
Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins the Cast of "Criminal Minds"
Hewitt will play Kate Callahan, a seasoned undercover agent whose stellar work at the FBI has landed her a coveted position with the Behavioral Analysis Unit.

[07/01/14 - 01:38 PM]
Bravo Earns Most-Watched Second Quarter in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 01:34 PM]
New Series "Survive the Tribe" Tracks Wilderness Guide Hazen Audel as He Joins the World's Most Remote Tribes, Premieres July 24, 10 PM
Premiering Thursday, July 24 on National Geographic Channel, the series tracks wilderness guide and survival instructor Hazen Audel as he journeys to some of the world's most remote and inhospitable places.

[07/01/14 - 01:22 PM]
The Hub Network Celebrates Transformers' 30th Anniversary with a Transformers Marathon on the Fourth of July
Highlights include a rebroadcast of the "Transformers: The Animated Movie" from 4-6 p.m. ET.

[07/01/14 - 01:00 PM]
American Heroes Channel (AHC) Demonstrates Five Consecutive Quarters of Prime Delivery Gains in Key Demos
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 12:44 PM]
ID Celebrates Best 2Q/Best June in Network History
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 12:31 PM]
TNT Sweeps the Competition as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos for Q2 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 12:29 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 13th-Straight Quarter in Kids 6-11 and for the 21st-Straight Quarter in Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.