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[07/09/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 9
Updates include: Robbie Amell cast as Ronnie Raymond in The CW's "The Flash"; Gil Bellows latest to board Syfy's "Ascension"; and Gina Gershon to visit "Elementary" at CBS.

[07/09/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 9
Tune in next week for a special appearance by A Great Big World, performing their hit single, "Say Something."

[07/09/14 - 04:02 PM]
Lifetime Orders Drama Pilot "The Clan of the Cave Bear," A Lionsgate/Fox 21 Co-Production in Association with Imagine Television and Allison Shearmur Productions
The project will be executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Allison Shearmur, writer Linda Woolverton and author Jean M. Auel.

[07/09/14 - 03:13 PM]
Video: First Teaser Promo for the Final Season of FX's Hit Drama "Sons of Anarchy"
Look for the show's swan song this fall on the cable channel.

[07/09/14 - 03:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Night Shift," "Rizzoli & Isles" Lead Originals
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Finding Carter," FX's "Tyrant" and ABC Family's "Chasing Life."

[07/09/14 - 02:59 PM]
BBC America Announces New Seasons of "Orphan Black," "Broadchurch" and New Drama Series "Tatau" and "The Last Kingdom"
The drama starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned for a 10-episode order from Temple Street Productions.

[07/09/14 - 02:43 PM]
ABC Family's 100th Milestone Episode of "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 01:36 PM]
Original Ten-Part Series "The Knick," Directed by Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Winner Steven Soderbergh and Starring Oscar(R) Nominee Clive Owen, Debuts Aug. 8, Exclusively on Cinemax
Gregory Jacobs, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Sugar and Clive Owen executive produce the series, from creators Jack Amiel and Michael Begler.

[07/09/14 - 01:19 PM]
Bravo Media Was the #1 Cable Network in Primetime Among P18-49 and P25-54 on Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, July 6.

[07/09/14 - 01:09 PM]
"Love Child," Examining the Obsessive Culture of Online Gaming and the Unforeseen Dire Consequences of New Technology, Debuts July 28 on HBO
Directed by Valerie Veatch and executive produced by T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the film explores this growing problem, weaving a tale of personal tragedy together with social commentary.

[07/09/14 - 01:03 PM]
Brazil-Germany: Highest-Rated and Most-Watched FIFA World Cup Semifinal Match on U.S. Television
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 12:56 PM]
Summer's Hottest Acts Perform on "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, August 5 on the ABC Television Network
The special features many of today's most exciting Country Music stars, including Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Hunter Hayes, Brad Paisley, and The Band Perry as they hit the stage during the four-day party and celebration of America's music.

[07/09/14 - 12:53 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "MasterChef," "Under the Dome" Lead Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Ladies of London," History's "Ice Road Truckers" and VH1's "Hit the Floor."

[07/09/14 - 12:35 PM]
First FYI Original Series "Married at First Sight" Sees Double-Digit Increases Across all Key Demos
FYI spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 12:03 PM]
Kathryn Tappen Joins NBC Sports Group
She'll work on "NHL Live," "Football Night in America" and Notre Dame Football, as well as host additional studio programming.

[07/09/14 - 11:51 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Unforgettable," "Big Brother" Win Originals Race
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Witches of East End," National Geographic Channel's "The '90s: The Last Great Decade" and FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter."

[07/09/14 - 11:46 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Dateline," "Nightline" Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Killing Daddy," TLC's "Buying Naked" and Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell."

[07/09/14 - 11:14 AM]
Saturday's Encore Broadcast of "48 Hours: Murder at Sea?" Is the #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 5.

[07/09/14 - 10:58 AM]
"Stand Up to Cancer" Returns to Primetime on Friday, September 5 for Its Fourth Star-Studded Broadcast
CBS, FOX and NBC will also carry the special, as will various cable channels.

[07/09/14 - 10:46 AM]
CBS Wins Third Straight Week in Viewers; "Under the Dome" Is Top Scripted Program in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 10:43 AM]
New Tour de France-focused 30 for 30 "Slaying the Badger" Premieres on July 22
With excitement for the 2014 Tour de France growing each day, ESPN Films will take a look back at one of the sports' most epic rivalries.

[07/09/14 - 10:38 AM]
ESPN3 to Carry 23 Live Samsung NBA Summer League 2014 Games from Las Vegas
ESPN3's slate of games tips off with a doubleheader Friday, July 11, when the Golden State Warriors meet the Charlotte Hornets at 8:30/7:30c.

[07/09/14 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix Acquires Exclusive Subscription Video on Demand Rights for CBS Drama "Zoo"
Last week, CBS announced a straight-to-series order for the project, an event drama based on the bestselling novel of the same name by James Patterson, due to broadcast in summer 2015.

[07/09/14 - 10:15 AM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Sets Season Highs for the 2nd-Consecutive Week in Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 7.

[07/09/14 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Ties in Third Place for the Week with Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 10:08 AM]
Get the Backstory Behind the Controversial Hit Series When "True Hollywood Story: Duck Dynasty" Premieres This Thursday, July 10th @ 8:00pm on E!
Featuring interviews with family relatives, entertainment insiders, as well as local media and shop owners, E! goes beyond the cameras for a closer look at the Robertson clan.

[07/09/14 - 10:05 AM]
NBC Wins the Ratings Week of June 30-July 6 in 18-49 with "America's Got Talent" the #1 Show on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 10:01 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Takes Culinary Flight with "Wingmen" on Saturday, August 16
The one-hour special features Columbia, South Carolina best friends Ramone Dickerson and Corey Simmons as they navigate 2 Fat 2 Fly, their small-town food truck business.

[07/09/14 - 09:48 AM]
Discovery Communications Names Rick Holzman General Manager, Executive Vice President of Animal Planet
In this role, Holzman will oversee strategy and all day-to-day operations for the network that's coming off its 2013 most-watched year to date.

[07/09/14 - 09:47 AM]
"Kids Cook-Off" Returns for Second Go-Round with Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri as Coach and Mentors
The latest installment of "Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off" premieres Sunday, August 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/09/14 - 09:45 AM]
"Counting Cars" Returns to History(R) with All New Episodes - Premieres Tuesday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT
From parking lot burnouts to The Count's signature pullovers, Danny "The Count" Koker and his team return with a trunk load of new, high octane projects.

[07/09/14 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Is the Only Net Up from the Year-Ago Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 09:15 AM]
ESPN to Televise 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby
Major League Baseball will debut a new format for the Derby this year, which features a maximum of seven outs per round and bracketed play after the first round.

[07/09/14 - 09:06 AM]
Destination America Greenlights All-New Series "Buying the Rockies" (WT) and Season 2 of "Railroad Alaska"
The latter is on track to premiere 10 new episodes beginning this fall.

[07/09/14 - 09:05 AM]
Destination America's Backwoods MacGyvers Return for an All-New Season of "Hillbilly Blood"
The all-new season premieres on Saturday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/09/14 - 09:04 AM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with NBC News' Peacock Productions and Emmy-Winning Journalist Tony Harris to Produce New Special "Hate in America"
The one-hour special, produced by NBC News' award-winning production arm Peacock Productions, will premiere on ID in early 2015.

[07/09/14 - 09:03 AM]
Investigation Discovery Acquires Critically Acclaimed Documentary Film "The Joe Show" - Presenting an Unfiltered Look at America's Most Controversial Sheriff, Joe Arpaio
The project will premiere as part of the ID Films strand in 4Q 2014, following the documentary's film festival and theatrical run, including a recent appearance at Hot Docs Film Festival.

[07/09/14 - 09:02 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores the State of the Death Penalty in the U.S. in New Documentary "A Question of Innocence"
Narrated by actor Bruce Greenwood, Investigation Discovery will premiere the film on Friday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/09/14 - 09:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Brings the Suspense of Vanity Fair's Legendary Crime Dramas to Viewers in Exclusive New Series "Vanity Fair Confidential"
Vanity Fair opens up its vault, offering unprecedented access to the magazine's writers and editors who have uncovered the truth behind some of the world's most compelling scandals.

[07/09/14 - 09:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Series "Heartbreakers" Features Roll Call of Famous Bad Boys and Vicious Vixens in the Roles They Were Born to Play
Featuring Kevin Sorbo, Jack Wagner, Judd Nelson, Rob Estes, Tracey Gold, Nicole Eggert, Jamie Luner, Christopher Knight, and Antonio Sabato, Jr., the series makes its world premiere debut on Wednesday, August 13.

[07/09/14 - 08:57 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4 Despite Airing an Encore "America's Got Talent"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the No. 1 Syndie Talker for the 3rd Straight Week in Households and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of June 23-27.

[07/09/14 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Encore "Got Talent" Still Enough for NBC Victory
The Peacock once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/09/14 - 08:25 AM]
"Extreme Weight Loss" Grows by 11% in Adults 18-49 to Match a 5-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 08:12 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Present Exclusive Coverage of the Inaugural National Pro Grid League Playoffs and Final
NBC Sports Group's coverage will culminate with a live telecast of the National Pro Grid League Final on Friday, October 3 at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

[07/09/14 - 08:01 AM]
Cox Communications to Carry SEC Network for August 14, 2014 Debut
The channel will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all Cox markets.

[07/09/14 - 07:01 AM]
BBC America Announces New Drama Series "The Last Kingdom"
Stephen Butchard will adapt Bernard Cornwell's best-selling franchise "The Saxon Stories" for the screen.

[07/09/14 - 06:35 AM]
NBCSN to Televise Liverpool v. AS Roma "Football at Fenway" Friendly July 23 in Primetime
NBCSN will produce a special pre-match show at 7 p.m. ET. Kickoff follows at 7:30 p.m. ET.

[07/09/14 - 06:25 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Production Will Commence on New York Times Bestselling Author, Joanne Fluke's Hannah Swensen Mystery Series with the First Culinary Mystery in the Order: "Sugar Cookie Murder" (WT)
A New York Times bestselling author, Fluke is considered the queen of the culinary mystery and her Hannah Swensen series has sold over six million copies in print and has been translated into seven languages.

[07/09/14 - 06:24 AM]
Candace Cameron Bure Set to Star in "Aurora Teagarden" Based on the Books by Charlaine Harris New York Times #1 Bestselling Author
Librarian Aurora "Roe" Teagarden is a crime buff, lover of mystery novels and a member of the Real Murders Club, which meets to analyze famous crimes and mysteries.







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[07/26/16 - 11:04 AM]
AMC's Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" to Conclude with Fourth and Final Season
The network also announced executive producer and showrunner, Craig Silverstein, has renewed his overall development deal.

[07/26/16 - 10:37 AM]
"Girl in the Box," The Disturbing True Story of a Woman Held Captive for Seven Years, Premieres September 10 on Lifetime, Starring Addison Timlin, Zane Holtz and Zelda Williams
Immediately following the premiere of the film, the two-part special "Colleen Stan: The Girl in the Box," which documents the real-life story of Colleen Stan, will air at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/16 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu Announces New Original Special From Emmy(R)-Nominated Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
The new Hulu Original, in association with Funny Or Die, will become available to stream to Hulu subscribers on August 11.

[07/26/16 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Greenlights New Game Show, "Caraoke Showdown," Hosted by Craig Robinson
"Caraoke Showdown" will tape in Los Angeles and New York this summer and debut on Spike in 2017.

[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/26/16 - 08:15 AM]
"Roast Battle" Adds Judd Apatow, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart and Seth Rogen to All-Star Panel of Judges
They'll join the previously announced Anthony Jeselnik, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman and David Spade.

[07/26/16 - 07:18 AM]
Let the Battle Begin on Season Eight of "Ink Master" Premiering Tuesday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, judges - and now, mentors - Oliver Peck and Chris Nuñez will pick their own teams of tattoo artists as the contestants battle it out in permanent ink for a $100,000 grand prize.

[07/26/16 - 06:14 AM]
Netflix and John Wells Productions Team Up to Tell the Definitive Story Behind The Panama Papers
The project aims to tell the definitive story behind the two journalists who cracked open an unprecedented torrent of lies, diversions and information that revealed how the wealthy hid billions of dollars offshore through a little known law firm in Panama.

[07/25/16 - 05:49 PM]
Five Episodes of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Will Showcase Spectacular Backyard Transformations
The special episodes will premiere Thursday, August 25 through Thursday, September 22.

[07/25/16 - 01:42 PM]
E!'s Scripted Series "The Arrangement" Begins Production in Vancouver
The 10-episode one-hour series is a multi-layered, Hollywood love story about the darker side of celebrity where nobody is what they seem.

[07/25/16 - 01:38 PM]
Digital Star Hannah Hart Joins Food Network Lineup
Plans for the partnership include a six episode series along with an array of complementary digital and social content leveraging both Hart's and the network's respective digital footprints.

[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
Destination America Earns #1 Telecast Ever in P25-54 with "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Season Finale
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/25/16 - 12:53 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Series "Breakthrough"
Production has begun on the new season, which is slated to air in spring 2017 in 440 million homes in 171 countries and in 45 languages, as well as on the Spanish language network Nat Geo Mundo.

[07/25/16 - 11:57 AM]
Netflix Announces Steve Aoki Doc: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"
In the lead-up to Aoki's biggest show of his career, this introspective doc examines the driving force behind his passion: Rocky Aoki, daredevil showman, Benihana founder, and Steve's looming father figure.

[07/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
Michelle Dockery Joins Cast of "Godless" for Netflix
Dockery joins previously announced cast members, including: Jeff Daniels and Jack O'Connell, in the period drama, that is set to premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2017.