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[08/12/14 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 12
Updates include: "One Percent" lands at Starz; MTV, TBS buy off-network rights to "New Girl"; and Mary McCormack and Josh Randall to both visit ABC's "Scandal."

[08/12/14 - 04:53 PM]
In Honor of Robin Williams, "My Favorite Orkan" to Air Friday at 9 p.m. ET on Hub Network
This "Happy Days" episode introduced the now famous alien Mork and landed Williams his first starring television role in the popular sitcom "Mork & Mindy."

[08/12/14 - 04:05 PM]
"Shark Week" Continues to Chomp Up the Competition with Ratings Highs in Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 11.

[08/12/14 - 03:06 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "Deliverance Creek", "The Brittany Murphy Story", and "#PopFan"
Look for said films on September 13, September 6 and August 23, respectively.

[08/12/14 - 02:19 PM]
"Reluctantly Healthy," Hosted by Actress Judy Greer, Joins The CW's New "One Magnificent Morning" Saturday Morning Lineup
The series features Judy's unique perspective on trying to live a healthy life, and is based on her long-running Yahoo! series of the same name, exploring a wide range of subjects, from eating healthy meals to exercise trends.

[08/12/14 - 02:19 PM]
CBS Reschedules Bumped "Unforgettable," "Reckless" Episodes for This Sunday, August 17
Both dramas were pre-empted this past Sunday due to a two-hour PGA overrun.

[08/12/14 - 12:51 PM]
"The Life and Death of Robin Williams" A Special Edition of "20/20" Airs Tonight, August 12, 10 PM ET on ABC
Anchored by David Muir, the hour special will feature reporting from Juju Chang and Chris Connelly, as well as Barbara Walters' memories of the man she interviewed several times over the years.

[08/12/14 - 12:04 PM]
Cartoon Network Scores All Top 10 Telecasts the Second Week of August Among Boys 6-11
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT Dramas Continue to Rule Basic Cable Ratings
TNT spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 11:51 AM]
Lifetime Debuts New Makeover Series "Girlfriend Intervention" Premiering August 27
Each week four experts - beauty pro Tracy Balan, home and sanctuary guru Nikki Chu, style and fashion maven Tiffiny Dixon and soul coach Tanisha Thomas - help restore one woman's confidence and inner glow.

[08/12/14 - 11:39 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Goes for the Win Renews "@midnight" for Second Season
The renewal of the #1 brand in comedy's late-night hit series, hosted by Chris Hardwick and produced by Funny Or Die, is for a 40-week season that will air throughout 2015.

[08/12/14 - 11:38 AM]
"Live from E!" Expands to Three Nights a Week with Addition of Ross Mathews and Maria Menounos Beginning Monday, September 8th at 8:00PM ET/PT
They'll join Jason Kennedy and one additional rotating panelist as they bring fans celebrity news and gossip through the series' trademark off-the-cuff commentary and animated debates.

[08/12/14 - 11:29 AM]
Nickelodeon Is Week's Top Basic Cable Net with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 11:28 AM]
CBS Sweeps the Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 11:04 AM]
Prepare Yourself for the "The World's Wildest Commercials," Airing August 28 on ABC
Hosted by "Suburgatory" star and SNL alum Chris Parnell, the hour-long special features a top 20 countdown plus additional wild commercials grouped together in entertaining categories.

[08/12/14 - 10:55 AM]
4.3 Million Viewers Tune-In for "My Little Pony Mega Mare-athon" on the Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for Monday, August 4 through Friday, August 8.

[08/12/14 - 10:52 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Teens and Places Fifth Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year in Total Viewers for the 7th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 10:06 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 for the Week of Aug. 4-10 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers; Finishes #1 Among Those Nets in Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 10:01 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces September Premieres Featuring New Original Series and New Seasons of Returning Favorites
Highlights include the premiere of "If Loving You Is Wrong" as well as the return of "For Better or Worse."

[08/12/14 - 09:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Heather McDonald: I Don't Mean to Brag"
The one-hour special premieres Friday, August 29 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/12/14 - 09:00 AM]
Syfy Premieres "Face Off: Judge Match," An All-New Original Special Tuesday, September 2 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
At stake is a cash prize for the winning judge's favorite charity and $5,000 for each of their team members.

[08/12/14 - 08:58 AM]
"Live" Is #1 in the July Sweep with a 6-Year High in Households and a 7-Year High in Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the July sweeps period.

[08/12/14 - 08:50 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Hits Series Highs in Its Third Week in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 11.

[08/12/14 - 08:31 AM]
VH1's New August Programming Continues to Rule Monday Night
Look for the premiere of "Atlanta Exes" as well as the return of "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle" in the coming weeks.

[08/12/14 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Tight Demo Race with "MasterChef"
The network edges NBC among adults 18-49 by one-tenth of a ratings point.

[08/12/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Wins Viewers for the 2nd Week in a Row/"Mistresses" Is Up at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 11.

[08/12/14 - 08:08 AM]
NBC Olympics and Universal Sports Combine to Present 54.5 Hours of 2014 Youth Olympic Games from Nanjing, China
NBC Olympics' coverage begins with the Opening Ceremony on Saturday, August 16 at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN, hosted by NBC Sports Group's Josh Elliott and Mary Carillo.

[08/12/14 - 07:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery, The #5 Network for W25-54 in Daytime, Turns Up the Midday Heat with Beloved Soap Stars of Past and Present
Lynn Herring and Kin Shriner will host the debut installment, "Sinful Secrets Week," beginning August 25.

[08/12/14 - 06:30 AM]
USA Network Sets October 14th Premiere for Season Two of "Chrisley Knows Best"
The series is currently in production on a 12-episode second season in Atlanta, Georgia.

[08/12/14 - 05:30 AM]
The Kardashians Share All the Special Moments in LA & Europe Leading to Kim's Wedding on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians"
Look for the two-part season finale on Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 at 9:00/9:00c.

[08/11/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 11
Updates include: Ed Harris is latest bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Patti LaBelle to guest on FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show"; and Michael Rady to visit The CW's "Jane the Virgin."

[08/11/14 - 03:28 PM]
Starz Original Series "Outlander" Romances Men and Women Alike
Starz spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/11/14 - 03:15 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" to Feature Exclusive Preview of Michael Jackson's Never-Before-Seen Music Video for His New Single, "A Place with No Name" Wednesday, August 13, on FOX
In addition, each of the Top Eight performances will feature a Michael Jackson song, either one of his classics or from his current album, "Xscape."

[08/11/14 - 02:38 PM]
CBS to Once Again Go with Back-to-Back Episodes of "Extant" on Wednesday, August 27
The second week of dual installments will enable the series to wrap its freshman run on Wednesday, September 17.

[08/11/14 - 01:52 PM]
E!'s Hit Late Night Series "Chelsea Lately" Ends Legendary Seven Year Run with Live Finale on Tuesday, August 26 at 11:00 PM
Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock and 30 more of Hollywood's biggest stars will descend upon the famed Stage 1 at Universal Studios for one last curtain call.

[08/11/14 - 01:06 PM]
Discovery Channel Reels in Highest Ratings for "Shark Week" in 27 Years, Shattering Viewership Records
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, August 10.

[08/11/14 - 12:44 PM]
Hurricane Season in Full Swing on The Weather Channel
New series "Hurricane 360" and new special "Top Ten Worst Hurricanes" premiere on The Weather Channel on Monday, August 18.

[08/11/14 - 11:18 AM]
Showtime(R) to Double Pump "Homeland" on October 5
Plus: newcomer "The Affair" will now premiere a week earlier on Sunday, October 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/11/14 - 10:31 AM]
Roseanne, Russell Peters & Finalists Nikki, Lachlan and Rod Man Perform Before One Is Chosen as the "Last Comic Standing" in Aug. 14 Finale
The three finalists give it their all performing their final, funniest sets after making viewers laugh week after week with their own unique styles of comedy.

[08/11/14 - 10:26 AM]
I Have A Confession: The Truth Revealed on ID's New Series "Worst Thing I Ever Did"
The new series kicks off with back-to-back premiere episodes on Thursday, August 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/11/14 - 10:24 AM]
Electus International Options "Food Fighters" in Germany, Sweden and the Middle East
Endemol had previously optioned the show through Electus International in four other countries (France, Italy, Spain and Portugal).

[08/11/14 - 10:07 AM]
E! Announces Extensive Coverage of the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards
Highlights include "Fashion Police: The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards and MTV Video Music Awards" on Tuesday, August 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/11/14 - 10:05 AM]
Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi's "The 50 Year Argument," An Inside Look at the New York Review of Books, To Debut Sept. 29, Exclusively on HBO
Their previous HBO collaborations include "Public Speaking" and the Emmy(R)-winning "George Harrison: Living in the Material World," both directed by Scorsese.

[08/11/14 - 10:04 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Launch New Podcast
"It's hands down the funniest, most behind-the-scenes podcast you'll ever listen to with half your attention while you do other stuff," says Jon Stewart.

[08/11/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Renews Hit Series "Suits" for Fifth Season to Premiere Summer 2015
The midseason finale is scheduled for Wednesday, August 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/11/14 - 10:01 AM]
Reality Roundup: BET Networks Picks up Three New Original Unscripted Series
Keyshia Cole and Nelly as well as David and Tamela Mann are all slated to topline new projects at the cable channel.

[08/11/14 - 09:51 AM]
Bellator 123 Will Start at 8:00pm ET/PT on Spike TV on Friday, September 5
The following week, Bellator will return to its 9:00-11:00pm ET/PT timeslot.

[08/11/14 - 09:30 AM]
Video: National CineMedia (NCM) and TNT Turn Moviegoers into "Virtual Extras" On the Big Screen in New "Legends" Promotion
Utilizing green screen technology and "near real time" editing, select moviegoers were then inserted into the new Legends "trailer" as "virtual extras."

[08/11/14 - 08:49 AM]
Rebroadcast of "America's Got Talent" Generates NBC's Top 18-49 Rating in Its Slot Since June 29, Excluding Sports
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 10.







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[09/28/16 - 09:24 AM]
Velocity's "Bitchin' Rides" Returns with Custom Car Guru Dave Kindig Creating Head Turning, Award-Winning Cars
The series returns for season three on Tuesday, October 11 with special back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
History(R) Honors Veterans Day with Special Marathon Event of the New Original Series, "The Warfighters"
The marathon event will be hosted by executive producer Peter Berg and veteran Special Forces Green Beret Bert Kuntz.

[09/28/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Launches Original Kids Series "Bookaboo" on October 28 on Prime Video in the US and UK
"Bookaboo" inventively combines puppetry, live action and CGI animation, and every episode features a different celebrity guest, who goes "backstage" to share their favorite picture book.

[09/27/16 - 03:36 PM]
NBC's Beloved New Tuesday Drama "This Is Us" Receives Full-Season Order
The Peacock has ordered an additional five episodes of the network's critically beloved new drama series, bringing the full season order to 18.

[09/27/16 - 12:00 PM]
"The Strain" Renewed for Fourth and Final Season
"We sincerely thank Carlton Cuse, Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan and their creative team as well as the fantastic cast for three exciting seasons of The Strain," said Nick Grad.

[09/27/16 - 11:32 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Critically Acclaimed "Explorer" Set to Return on November 14 at 10:00 PM ET/PT as a Weekly Series in a New, Re-Imagined Format
Hosted by Richard Bacon, the documentary series will use a mix of intrepid field pieces, roundtable discussions and in-depth interviews in a continuation of the series' legacy of pushing the boundaries of journalism.

[09/27/16 - 10:49 AM]
Lifetime Announces Programming Event on Saturday, November 5 with Premiere of Original Movie, "Who Killed JonBenet?"
The film stars Eion Bailey, Michel Gill, Julia Campbell and Payton Lepinski as JonBenet.

[09/27/16 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Offers Bloody Good Time with Free Sampling of Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" Second Season Premiere Episode
A free multiplatform, nationwide sampling of the episode in its entirety will also be available online at Starz.com and through participating U.S. cable, satellite and Telco affiliates as well as participating OTT partners beginning Wednesday, September 28.

[09/27/16 - 09:15 AM]
"Family Time" Season Four Premieres Tues. Oct. 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce TV
The series comedically chronicles the lives of the Stallworth family, headed by the dad Tony, a struggling general contractor played by Omar Gooding, and his wife Lisa, an unfulfilled stay-at-home mom portrayed by Angell Conwell.

[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the First Presidential Debate
Said 90-minute telecast draws a collective 45.3 million viewers between ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/27/16 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer & Key Art for "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids"
The Netflix Original Film, which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, gives you the best seat in the house for the final show of the 20/20 Experience World Tour at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena.

[09/27/16 - 06:58 AM]
Sonar Entertainment Joins with Bavaria Fernsehproduktion and Sky Deutschland to Co-Produce and Distribute Eight-Episode Series "Das Boot"
The new production is set immediately after the events of Wolfgang Petersen's 1981 Oscar-nominated classic anti-war film, one of the most successful German films of all time.

[09/27/16 - 06:12 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Three New Series for Prime Video
"I Love Dick," "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" and "The Tick" are all due next year on the streaming service.

[09/27/16 - 06:09 AM]
Video: Get Ready for "The Crown" - Official Trailer, Key Art and Brand New Images Released
"The Crown" tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II's early reign, revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century.

[09/26/16 - 02:07 PM]
More Roadtrips Are on the Way as Great American Country Renews Its Popular Series "Going RV"
Premiering in February 2017, the new 14-episode season follows families who decide to ditch ordinary daily life for an adventure out on the open road.