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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.

[07/08/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 8
Updates include: Candace Cameron Bure to lead "Aurora Teagarden" telefilms; David Slade to helm PSN's "Powers"; and "Hawaii Five-0" gets expanded 25-episode order from CBS.

[07/08/14 - 04:20 PM]
Season Five of "Hawaii Five-0" Is Blessed
The series kicked off production on season five in Honolulu today with a traditional Hawaiian blessing in honor of its host Hawaiian culture, while on location in Waikiki.







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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.