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[07/16/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 16
Updates include: Bryan Cranston to bring "All the Way" to HBO; Peter Shinkoda cast in "Marvel's Daredevil" at Netflix; and trio bound for PSN's "Powers."

[07/16/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 16
Next week tune in for a special appearance by Lucy Hale, who will perform her new single, "Lie a Little Better," from her debut album, "Road Between."

[07/16/14 - 09:14 PM]
Kevin Durant, Peyton Manning, Ronda Rousey, U.S. Men's National Soccer Team among the Night's Big Winners at The 2014 ESPYS, Hosted by Drake
Peyton Manning, who won his third ESPY for Best NFL Player, also accepted the award for Best Record-Breaking Performance.

[07/16/14 - 03:10 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: MLB All-Star Game Lands Top Spot for FOX
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Nathan for You," FX's "Tyrant" and MTV's "Finding Carter."

[07/16/14 - 02:50 PM]
Showtime(R) Hosts Penny Dreadful Signings with Cast Members at San Diego Comic-Con 2014
Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney, Harry Treadaway and creator and executive producer John Logan are all on tap.

[07/16/14 - 02:25 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Ranks as Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Prime for the 5th-Consecutive Week in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 15.

[07/16/14 - 02:16 PM]
Lifetime Launches National Sweepstakes to Promote July 20 Premiere of New Drama "The Lottery"
The network has launched a national sweepstakes through which people with a July 20 birthdate are eligible to win $10,000.

[07/16/14 - 02:07 PM]
A&E's Hit Original Series "Storage Wars" Is Back with All New Episodes Featuring the Return of "The Mogul" Dave Hester Tuesday, August 12 at 9PM and 9:30PM ET/PT
Immediately following is the premiere of "Brandi and Jarrod: Married to the Job," offering viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of Brandi Passante and Jarrod Schulz.

[07/16/14 - 02:06 PM]
Nothing Is What It Seems in "The Fixer," New Action-Thriller Miniseries Commencing Production Now in Montreal
The four-hour project is directed by Peter Howitt and stars Eric Dane and Kathleen Robertson.

[07/16/14 - 01:52 PM]
Showtime(R) Taps Dermot Mulroney in Major Recurring Role on "Shameless"
Mulroney will play ex-bad boy and recovering addict Sean Pierce, Fiona's (Emmy Rossum) new manager at Patsy's Pies.

[07/16/14 - 01:01 PM]
NBC to Sneak Preview "The Mysteries of Laura" Following "America's Got Talent" Finale on Wednesday, September 17
It will make its time period premiere at 8:00/7:00c the following week on Wednesday, September 24.

[07/16/14 - 12:27 PM]
Jeter Farewell Powers All-Star Game To Four-Year Ratings & Audience Highs
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 15.

[07/16/14 - 12:03 PM]
"My Wish" on SportsCenter Returns July 20
Among the participants: Cam Newton, Dustin Pedroia, Michigan football and Gabby Douglas.

[07/16/14 - 11:57 AM]
Rory Albanese Tapped as an Executive Producer of "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore"
Previously, Albanese was Executive Producer of "The Daily Show" from 2009-2013 and held various posts during his 14 year tenure.

[07/16/14 - 11:33 AM]
Cote de Pablo to Star in CBS's Upcoming Miniseries "The Dovekeepers," To Be Broadcast in 2015
She'll play Shirah, one of the four women, who is a sensual, mysterious and fiercely independent single mother with uncanny insights and a quiet and mysterious power.

[07/16/14 - 11:24 AM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Kicks Off with a Sudden Death Elimination Challenge on the Season 7 Premiere Tuesday, July 22 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
In the premiere, the contestants must incorporate a prosthetic into their audition makeups in a stressful four-hour challenge.

[07/16/14 - 11:02 AM]
Tyler Perry's New Television Drama "If Loving You Is Wrong" to Premiere Tuesday, September 9 on OWN
The newcomer will launch with back-to-back, one-hour episodes starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/16/14 - 10:12 AM]
Nickelodeon's Emmy-Nominated Hit Series "Sanjay and Craig" Begins Season Two Run Saturday, July 19, 10:30 A.M. (ET/PT)
The second season of the hit animated series will feature guest star Snoop Dogg, and a Halloween-themed special.

[07/16/14 - 10:11 AM]
ESPN Reports from 32 NFL Training Camps in 10 Days
Reporter Sal Paolantonio and analyst Ron Jaworski kick off ESPN's coverage from Buffalo Bills camp on Monday.

[07/16/14 - 10:07 AM]
Premier League Returns One Month from Today - NBCUniversal TV Schedule for First 3 Months of 2014-15 Season Announced
A total of 68 Premier League matches - at least five games each week in the season's first three months - will be presented on NBCSN, NBC and CNBC.

[07/16/14 - 10:01 AM]
"WrestleMania(R) 30: The World Television Premiere" to Air on NBC Sunday, Aug. 3
For the sixth year in a row, this special will allow fans to relive moments celebrating 30 years of the world's most popular sports entertainment extravaganza.

[07/16/14 - 09:19 AM]
ESPN Reaches Agreement to Carry SEC Network for August 14, 2014 Debut with LUS Fiber, Wilkes Telephone and PTC Communications
The deal will allow fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference to access the multiplatform network across each operator's markets.

[07/16/14 - 09:10 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and The National Telco Television Consortium Announce Comprehensive Multi-Year Distribution Agreement
The telecommunications consortium serves member systems throughout the United States.

[07/16/14 - 09:00 AM]
E! News Special "Prince George Turns One!" Premieres Monday, July 21st at 8:30PM ET/PT on E!
In celebration of the little Prince's big birthday, E! looks at the extraordinary reach of this very modern royal family and how the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are re-creating the image of the monarchy.

[07/16/14 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Channel Will Travel to a Galaxy Far, Far Away During Its First-Ever "Out of This World Weekend"
The cosmic-programming event will also include a premiere of the one-hour television special "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars."

[07/16/14 - 08:59 AM]
ESPN's 25th MLB Season Viewership & Rating Up Double-Digits
ESPN spins the numbers for its MLB coverage to date this season.

[07/16/14 - 08:51 AM]
ESPN Films to Debut Slate of Documentaries from SEC Storied Series on New SEC Network
The SEC Storied franchise, from the creators of the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning "30 for 30" series, focuses on the people, teams, moments and events that tell the ongoing story of the Southeastern Conference.

[07/16/14 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "MLB All-Star Game" Pushes FOX in Front
Said numbers were on par with last year's game among adults 18-49.

[07/16/14 - 08:23 AM]
NBC Wins the Night in the Women's 18-49 Demo Against All Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 15.

[07/16/14 - 08:08 AM]
History(R) Goes Back in Time to Mark the 100th Anniversary of WWI with New Four-Part Mini-Series
All four installments will run back-to-back on Saturday, July 26 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/16/14 - 07:04 AM]
Soccer Summer Sizzles for FOX Sports
"We are thrilled to bring great teams from around the world together here in the U.S.," said David Nathanson.

[07/16/14 - 06:44 AM]
"Weather Geeks" to Premiere on The Weather Channel
The show will be hosted by Dr. Marshall Shepherd, past president of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and director of the University of Georgia's atmospheric sciences program.

[07/15/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 15
Updates include: "Saturday Night Live" announces departures; Raymond J. Barry to recur on The CW's "The 100"; and Aaron McGruder books a new project at Adult Swim.

[07/15/14 - 08:39 PM]
Video: "Utopia" - Watch a First Look at Pioneer Casting Interviews!
Look for the three-night series premiere beginning Sunday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/15/14 - 06:55 PM]
The CW Shuffles Its Monday Comedy Lineup
A full hour of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will now lead into "Seed" at 9:00/8:00c and "Backpackers" at 9:30/8:30c.

[07/15/14 - 03:08 PM]
Highest Viewership for NBCSN's Nightly "Tour Primetime" Show Since Lance Armstrong's Comeback in 2009 & Up 40% from '13
NBCSN spins the numbers for its Tour de France to date this year.

[07/15/14 - 03:05 PM]
Lifetime Renews Big Hit "Little Women: LA" for Second Season
The show's first season will conclude next Tuesday, July 22, at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/15/14 - 03:02 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Under the Dome," "Home Run Derby" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Switched at Birth," TNT's "Murder in the First" and History's "Ice Road Truckers."

[07/15/14 - 02:37 PM]
With Season Highs, ABC Family's "The Fosters" Soars to 5-Month Highs in Key Measures
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 14.

[07/15/14 - 02:27 PM]
"Hot in Cleveland's" Animated Episode Shows Life in Cleveland If LeBron Never Left, A Zombie Apocalypse Hitting the City and Guest Star Steven Tyler as a Magic Genie
Said installment airs Wednesday, July 30 at 10:00/9:00c on TV Land.

[07/15/14 - 01:14 PM]
Three Hit CBS Series Return to Comic-Con(R) 2014, Joined by the Network's High-Octane New Fall Drama
"The Big Bang Theory," "Under the Dome" and "Person of Interest" will be presented alongside newcomer "Scorpion."

[07/15/14 - 01:13 PM]
ESPN Extends Agreement to Televise the CrossFit Games
Beginning with this year's 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games from the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., ESPN networks will televise more live action than ever starting Friday, July 25 on ESPN.

[07/15/14 - 01:05 PM]
SEC Network Digital Platform Begins Roll-Out
Fans with the SEC Network will have exclusive access to hundreds of additional live events through SEC Network + on SECNetwork.com and via WatchESPN.

[07/15/14 - 12:41 PM]
NFL Stars Larry Fitzgerald and Earl Thomas III Go Head to Head and Face Being Dunked Live at Nickelodeon's Inaugural "Kids' Choice Sports 2014"
Fitzgerald and Thomas will face off to see who can first hit a bulls-eye target that dunks the other into a tank filled to the brim with a surprise substance.

[07/15/14 - 12:25 PM]
For the First Time Ever Celebrities and Their Families Will Play for Charity When the Fifth Season of Hub Network's "Family Game Night" from Hasbro Studios Returns, August 3
Joey Lawrence, Marlee Matlin, Jon Heder, Niecy Nash, Tracey Gold, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Lorenzo Lamas and Melissa Rivers are among the participants.

[07/15/14 - 12:08 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Brother" Tops Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for FX's "The Strain," Showtime's "Masters of Sex" and Lifetime's "Devious Maids."

[07/15/14 - 12:03 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Dateline NBC" Keeps Win Streak Alive
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Presumed Dead in Paradise," TLC's "Sex Sent Me to the ER" and Travel Channel's "The Dead Files."

[07/15/14 - 11:19 AM]
A&E's Emmy(R)-Nominated Series "Wahlburgers" Returns for a Second Season with 9 All-New Episodes Premiering Wednesday, August 13 at 10PM ET/PT
Mark, Donnie, Paul and Alma are joined by an additional cast of characters, including Wahlberg brothers Arthur and Bob, their nephew Brandon and special guest, New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski.

[07/15/14 - 10:17 AM]
The Premiere of "Extant" Is the Week's Most Watched Program
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/15/14 - 10:05 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for the Primetime Week of July 7-13 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.







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[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.

[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal
The new agreement also expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
Holidays at Food Network Get Even Sweeter with New Series "Holiday Baking Championship"
Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series premieres Sunday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
National League Division Series Presented by Budweiser Coverage Begins Friday, Oct. 3 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Tosh.0" to Debut Family-Friendly Episode Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
"Comedy isn't about being clean or dirty, it's about appealing to as wide an audience as possible so I can sell more tickets to my stand-up shows," said Tosh.

[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
AMC to Debut "Better Call Saul" Music Video This Sunday, October 5 at 7:15pm ET/PT During the Final Night of The "Breaking Bad" Binge
The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.