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[08/05/14 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 5
Updates include: Justin Willman to host Comedy Central's "Sleight of Mouth"; Josh Casaubon to topline Amazon's "Down Dog"; and Glenn Gordon Caron inks overall deal with 20th.

[08/05/14 - 03:59 PM]
Disney Television Animated Series "The 7D" and "Gravity Falls" Ascend to Series Highs on Disney XD
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, August 4.

[08/05/14 - 02:39 PM]
"Street Outlaws" Hits Series High and Tops Monday Night in Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 4.

[08/05/14 - 02:28 PM]
GSN to Launch Online Series "Skin Wars: The Naked Truth with Kandee Johnson"
The project is a weekly online companion show featuring recaps and exclusive interviews related to GSN's new highly anticipated TV series.

[08/05/14 - 02:07 PM]
You Are Cordially Invited to VH1's First "Dating Naked" Wedding Special!
Who will tie the knot? Tune in to "Dating Naked" on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c for the reveal.

[08/05/14 - 01:54 PM]
CBS Slates Back-to-Back Episodes of "Extant" for Wednesday, August 20
Look for installments at both 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c.

[08/05/14 - 01:51 PM]
"Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" Makes Hallmark #1 on Saturday
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, August 2.

[08/05/14 - 12:32 PM]
Syfy's "Sharknado" Franchise Devours 18.2 Million Viewers!
Syfy spins the numbers for its "Sharknado" offerings to date.

[08/05/14 - 12:22 PM]
Bravo Media Launches 24/7 Online Destination for New Real-Time Dating Series "The Singles Project"
The hub will serve as a rich interactive extension allowing fans to impact the on-air storylines.

[08/05/14 - 11:33 AM]
A+E Networks Brings Back the Emmy-Winning Docuseries "Intervention" After 13 Groundbreaking Seasons to LMN
Production will begin this summer and the series is slated to air in first quarter of 2015.

[08/05/14 - 11:32 AM]
Disney XD Sets Multi-Year Highs in Prime; "Lab Rats" Hits Series Highs in Target Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/05/14 - 11:31 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's Second Annual "SharkFest" Discovers the Real, Up Close and Personal Story of Sharks and Their Incredible Place in Our Ecosystem
On tap is the season finale of "Monster Fish with Dr. Zeb Hogan," tracking down two of Australia's most dangerous river shark species.

[08/05/14 - 11:20 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Primetime on Basic Cable Among Adults 18-34 for the First Week of August 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/05/14 - 11:14 AM]
Avan Jogia to Play King Tutankhamun on Spike TV's Event Series "Tut"
The project will be shot entirely on location in Morocco and Canada this fall and will debut on the network in 2015.

[08/05/14 - 11:00 AM]
TNT Opens August with Sixth Consecutive Weekly Win
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/05/14 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Wins the July 28-Aug. 3 Week Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With NFL's Hall of Fame Game #1 in 18-49 and "Talent" #1 in Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/05/14 - 10:32 AM]
Syfy Enlists Wolfgang Petersen to Develop "Ghost Brigades"
Additionally, Jake Thornton and Ben Lustig (both currently developing Winter's Knight for Columbia Pictures) have been signed to write the pilot.

[08/05/14 - 10:31 AM]
MTV and Dimension TV Announces Director and Cast for "Scream" Pilot
Willa Fitzgerald, Amy Forsyth, John Karna, Carlson Young and Amadeus Serafini will topline the project, from director Jamie Travis.

[08/05/14 - 10:30 AM]
FXX's "The League" Soundtrack to Be Released Today
It contains 16 original songs, including fan favorites Birthday Song, Vaginal Hubris, Do The Vinegar Strokes as well as "The League" theme song.

[08/05/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Family Declares "Funday"! New Monthly Programming Event Featuring Fan-Favorite Movies Begins Saturday, August 16th at 6:00PM ET/PT
Kick back, grab some snacks and spend the weekend with Mulan, Rapunzel, Ariel and Pocahantas.

[08/05/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Surges to 7-Week Highs to Deliver Its Strongest Non-NBA Week This Summer
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/05/14 - 09:46 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows to Multi-Week Highs and Ranks as the Week's #1 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 21-25.

[08/05/14 - 09:09 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents Advance Screenings of "Preachers of L.A." Season Two Exclusively at AMC Theatres in Select Markets on Tuesday, August 12
In addition, Oxygen will air four "Preachers of L.A." after-show specials beginning Wednesday, August 27 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/05/14 - 09:00 AM]
E!'s "Secret Societies" Cuts to the Truth About Plastic Surgery with "Pursuit of Perfection" Premiering Thursday, August 7th at 8:00PM ET/PT
This special exposes it all from the unimaginable injectable drugs and weight loss secrets to gender transformation surgeries and the latest nip and tuck operations.

[08/05/14 - 08:49 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Ties Its Second-Best 18-49 Rating in More Than Two Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 4.

[08/05/14 - 08:48 AM]
Starz Play Launched on Xbox One - "Outlander," More Great Starz Original Series Aad Movies Available for TV Viewing
The company's other authenticated online services, ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY, are progressing in development and expected to launch on Xbox One by year-end 2014.

[08/05/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Top Demo Spot
The former's "MasterChef" is the night's most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[08/05/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Debut Wins Its 2-Hour Slot in Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 4.

[08/05/14 - 08:02 AM]
"Fish Mavericks" Premieres Tomorrow, Wed., Aug. 6 at 10 P.M. ET on NBCSN
Each week, the team of comedic characters, including two sets of brothers, will take on the competition and the fish to catch a winning shark.

[08/05/14 - 07:19 AM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Fast N' Loud" Hightails It Back on Monday, August 18th
This season, Richard and Aaron get back to their roots and build a chopped Model A, a first for the show.

[08/05/14 - 07:14 AM]
2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup, Dates Announced
The Paley Center for Media will present the 10th annual PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews on September 6-15, 2014 at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles, and September 6-7 in New York.

[08/05/14 - 06:06 AM]
Lori Loughlin Begins Production on "Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters"
Steve Bacic and Sarah Strange also star in the film, which is the second in the "Garage Sale Mystery" movie series.

[08/05/14 - 06:00 AM]
E! Hit Series "Botched" Picked Up for Second Season
The second season is slated to premiere Q1 2015.

[08/04/14 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 4
Updates include: Netflix chief confident on more "Arrested Development"; "The Big Bang Theory" co-stars ink new three-year contracts; and Natalie Zea cast in ABC's "Members Only."

[08/04/14 - 09:00 PM]
Video: A Seven-Minute First Look at "Star Wars Rebels" to Air on Disney XD Tonight, Monday, August 4th
Catch an exclusive sneak peek at the first seven-minutes of the upcoming Disney XD animated series.

[08/04/14 - 05:58 PM]
NBC Renews Thursday Night Comedy "Welcome to Sweden"
The series, created by Greg Poehler, has been renewed for a 10-episode second season.

[08/04/14 - 02:47 PM]
DIRECTV to Provide New SEC Network on August 14, 2014
The first college football game on the new network will air August 28 featuring #20 Texas A&M vs. #9 South Carolina.

[08/04/14 - 12:23 PM]
Hyundai Genesis Identified as Presenting Sponsor for TNT's "Legends"
Starting August 6, fans can enjoy the full-length, premiere episode a week prior to the series' television debut by accessing TNT Video on Demand (VOD) on their TV.

[08/04/14 - 12:16 PM]
CBS's Premiere Week Wednesday Features an All-Reality Lineup That Includes a Big Season Opener and Climactic Finale
Plus: "Extant" will now wrap its freshman run on Wednesday, September 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/04/14 - 12:05 PM]
Cartoon Network Invites Fans to Take Over with New CN Sayin' App
The app provides a system for fans to create video content in the form of various weekly activities, including acting like a television host or quoting favorite shows.

[08/04/14 - 11:27 AM]
"America's Next Top Model" Returns for Second Cycle Featuring Guys and Girls
The model hopefuls will compete for a career-launching prize package that includes returning prize suppliers Nylon Magazine, GUESS and Next Model Management.

[08/04/14 - 11:24 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live Plus 7-Day Playback Lifts for the Week of July 14
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[08/04/14 - 11:13 AM]
TV Land Picks Up Season Four of "The Soul Man" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash
The series, which also co-stars Wesley Jonathan, has been picked up for 12 episodes.

[08/04/14 - 11:10 AM]
ESPN Networks Showcase 19 Games during Seventh Annual "College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon"
The schedule includes 17 men's games and two top-25 women's matchups concluding with the fourth annual State Farm Champions Classic from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

[08/04/14 - 11:08 AM]
Carter Blackburn Returns to CBS Sports - Named Lead Play-by-Play Announcer for CBS Sports Network
Blackburn also will call college football for CBS Sports, including SEC games on the weeks the Network features two SEC ON CBS match-ups.

[08/04/14 - 11:02 AM]
Spike TV Teams up with Ray Lewis to Help Coaches with Anger Issues in "Coaching Bad"
The show features nine coaches who have recognized that they need to change their combative and often bombastic ways if they want to continue in the profession they love.

[08/04/14 - 11:00 AM]
IDW Entertainment And Ideate Media To Bring Douglas Adams' "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" To Television
Max Landis has been tapped to write the pilot and Executive Produce.

[08/04/14 - 10:15 AM]
"10 Things You Don't Know About" Starring Henry Rollins Returns to H2(TM) - New Season Premieres Saturday, August 16 at 10:00PM ET/11PT
In the new season, viewers will learn the true story of the American flag and journey through Texas to reveal the epic past of the Lone Star State.

[08/04/14 - 09:02 AM]
Syfy Premieres New Competition Series "Wizard Wars" on Tuesday, August 19 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Each episode begins with two teams of magicians going head-to-head with a limited amount of time to create an original routine.

[08/04/14 - 08:53 AM]
Rosie O'Donnell to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat During the East Coast Broadcast of "The Fosters" Tonight, Monday, August 4, on ABC Family
To ask Rosie a question, fans should tweet at her handle @Rosie and include the hashtag #TheFostersChat.







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[03/31/15 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Wins Monday with "The Voice" #1 Among Big 4 Programs in 18-49 by a 52% Margin
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, March 30.

[03/31/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
Plus: ABC is the most-watched network for the past three weeks.

[03/31/15 - 07:46 AM]
Samsung Aligns with New TBS Original Series "Meet the Smiths"
Spanning multiple screens, key highlights of the full-season sponsorship include a digital-first show premiere, on-air and online exclusive bonus scenes and in-show brand integration.

[03/31/15 - 06:30 AM]
Bob Costas, Al Michaels & Marv Albert to Work Together for First Time Ever on April 11 "PBC on NBC" Primetime Show Live from Brooklyn
Costas will present a feature on the long and storied history of boxing in New York.

[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with Dec. 3 Live Production of "The Wiz" Featuring Production Partner Cirque du Soleil Theatrical
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
Animal Planet Goes Behind the Badge of Wildlife's Last Line of Defense with New Series "Lone Star Law"
Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
The newcomers include "Douglas Family Gold," "The Hustle," "Pretty. Strong.," "Player Gets Played," "Boss Nails" and the third installment of the popular franchise, "Preachers of Atlanta."

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.