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[08/13/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 13
Updates include: Lone Scherfig steps in to helm ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club"; Carla Gugino to recur on HBO's "The Brink"; and Thandie Newton snags role on HBO's "Westworld."

[08/13/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 13
Next Wednesday, returning guest judge Christina Applegate will join judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as the Top Six finalists will be paired up with All-Star partners to perform for America's votes.

[08/13/14 - 05:08 PM]
Video: "iZombie" - Comic-Con 2014 Panel Highlights & Fan Q&A
Creator Rob Thomas and the cast talk about adapting "iZombie" for television.

[08/13/14 - 04:25 PM]
Bravo Media and Universal Cable Productions Announce Additional Casting for "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Alanna Ubach has joined the cast while Matthew Glave and Virginia Williams have booked recurring roles.

[08/13/14 - 03:33 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Sisterhood of Hip Hop" Becomes Network's Highest-Rated Freshman Series Premiere of the Year Among All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 12.

[08/13/14 - 02:42 PM]
ABC Family's "Chasing Life" Records Series Highs in Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 12.

[08/13/14 - 02:06 PM]
Video: "Arrow" - Comic-Con 2014 Panel Highlights
Stephen Amell and the cast talk season three at the "Arrow" Comic-Con Panel.

[08/13/14 - 01:21 PM]
ABC Family Pulls the Plug on "Twisted"
The news comes on the heels of today's fourth season renewal of "Switched at Birth."

[08/13/14 - 01:20 PM]
DirecTV Goes "Rogue" with a 20 Episode Order from Entertainment One
Production is slated to begin in January 2015 with the first ten episodes set to premiere on DirecTV's Audience Network in Spring 2015 and the remaining ten episodes scheduled to air in 2016.

[08/13/14 - 01:04 PM]
Discovery's #1 Rated Show "Gold Rush" Gets Parker Schnabel's Take on Last Year and What's to Come for Season 5
Tune in on Tuesday, August 19, beginning at 8:00/7:00c for an inside look at the series.

[08/13/14 - 12:46 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Discovery at Comic-Con for Animated Shorts Program, "Cupcakery of Doom"
The project will be developed into an animated short and, as with all content chosen for Nickelodeon's global Animated Shorts Program, it will have the potential to air on the network.

[08/13/14 - 11:45 AM]
ABC Family Green-Lights the Critically-Acclaimed Hit Drama Series "Switched at Birth" for a Fourth Season
"Fans will be clamoring for season four and to know what happens with Daphne and Bay after the season three finale next week," said Tom Ascheim.

[08/13/14 - 11:17 AM]
Roloff Relationships Continue to Evolve in TLC's "Little People Big World"
The series returns for the first of five new episodes on Tuesday September 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/13/14 - 10:02 AM]
Encore Honors the Brilliant and Beloved Icon - Robin Williams - With Film Tribute on Sunday, August 17th
The tribute will feature the Oscar(R) winning film Good Will Hunting, for which he won an Oscar(R) for Best Supporting Actor, One Hour Photo, Cadillac Man, RV and the Oscar(R) nominated film Awakenings.

[08/13/14 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Renews "The Leftovers" for a Second Season
"We are thrilled to bring back 'The Leftovers' for a second season with the exceptional talents of Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta," said Michael Lombardo.

[08/13/14 - 09:29 AM]
WGN America Expands Original Programming Slate
The network announced its next straight-to-series order for the scripted drama "Titans," and the start of pre-production and a writers' room, with an eye toward a series order, for the scripted series "Underground."

[08/13/14 - 09:24 AM]
"The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic" Premieres Tuesday, September 2 with a Look Toward the Next Chapter for Anna, Elsa and Friends
The ABC special tells the real story of making a modern movie based on a timeless tale that nearly overnight became a cultural touchstone for legions of fans.

[08/13/14 - 09:14 AM]
Two-Hour Special "American War Generals" Takes an Unprecedented Look at the History of the U.S. Army, Premieres 9/14 at 8 PM
With unique inside access to America's most elite military leadership, National Geographic Channel will give viewers a new, intimate perspective on foreign policy and our modern military.

[08/13/14 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Season Three of E!'s "Total Divas" Premieres Sunday, September 7th at 9PM ET/PT
During the sophomore run of the series, "Total Divas" reached over 7.7 million total viewers and 4.6 million adults 18-49.

[08/13/14 - 08:40 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Virtually All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 11.

[08/13/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Hits 10 Week-Highs and "20/20" Delivers Strong Numbers at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 11.

[08/13/14 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: ABC gets a boost from its last-minute special "20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams."

[08/13/14 - 07:34 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "Surviving Evil" Returns for a Second Season Showcasing Inspiring Women Who Fought Back Against Their Attackers and Lived to Tell Their Stories
The 10-episode second season premieres Wednesday, September 3 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/13/14 - 07:19 AM]
USA Network to Help Combat Human Trafficking with Gripping "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Marathon and Powerful New Episode of "Graceland"
Daniel Sunjata and Serinda Swan will host the 10-hour marathon, airing this Sunday, August 17.

[08/13/14 - 06:55 AM]
FOX Sports Launches College Football Campaign: Sorry for All the Football
FOX Sports is aware of the ramifications of its actions and is sorry for ruining plans and relationships from late August through early December.

[08/13/14 - 06:32 AM]
IndyCar Visits the Famed Milwaukee Mile Sunday on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group presents more than 30 hours of motorsports coverage this weekend across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra, highlighted by the IndyCar ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the famed Milwaukee Mile on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

[08/13/14 - 06:30 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Spark: The Burning Man Story"
This 90-minute documentary - airing Thursday, August 21 - explores the passion and artistry that goes into creating this iconic festival.

[08/13/14 - 06:00 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Announces the Pro Dancers Battling to Win the Mirrorball Trophy
The twelve dancers will be paired with a brand new cast of celebrities, which will be announced live on "Good Morning America" on Thursday, September 4.

[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.







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