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[09/05/14 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 5
Updates include: Alexander Dreymon to lead BBC America's "The Last Kingdom"; Lyndsy Fonseca boards Amazon's "Down Dog"; and Justin Lin in talks to direct new season of HBO's "True Detective."

[09/05/14 - 08:07 PM]
"Ray Donovan" & "Masters of Sex" Ratings Update
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 31.

[09/05/14 - 04:18 PM]
"Access Hollywood Live": New Time. New Season. New York!
Hosted by the very dynamic duo, Billy Bush and Kit Hoover, the syndicated daily live show provides viewers with the latest celebrity scoop, pop-culture happenings, hottest fashion trends, Hollywood gossip and breaking news.

[09/05/14 - 02:32 PM]
CBS "Big Brother" Program Advisory
The Eye details the show's schedule for the remainder of the summer.

[09/05/14 - 01:30 PM]
NBC News to Air Primetime Special "Celebrating Joan Rivers" Tonight
Kathy Griffin, Dick Cavett, Donald Trump, Don Rickles, Gilbert Gottfried and Lily Tomlin are among those set to pay tribute.

[09/05/14 - 01:12 PM]
OWN Expands Its Online Learning Platform on Oprah.com with New Ecourse Taught by Iyanla Vanzant
The six-week course will redefine forgiveness and lead its students down an important new path, uncovering the feelings and thoughts that often hold one back from experiencing clarity and positivity in everyday life.

[09/05/14 - 12:46 PM]
Nearly 27 Million Watch "NFL Kickoff" on NBC; 3rd Most-Watched "NFL Kickoff" Game in 13-Year History
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 4.

[09/05/14 - 12:24 PM]
TV Land Pays Tribute to Renowned Comedienne Joan Rivers with Special Programming on Sunday, September 7th
Highlights include encores of her original TV Land series "How'd You Get So Rich?"

[09/05/14 - 12:05 PM]
Science Channel's "Hack My Brain" Redefines the Brain Game
Todd Sampson hosts the three-part series, premiering Friday, September 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/05/14 - 12:01 PM]
"The Dr. Oz Show" Is 'Bringing Healthy Back' in Season Six Premiering Monday, September 8
All season long, Dr. Oz's mission is "Bringing Healthy Back," helping viewers reach toward their goals to become their ultimate selves by giving free, easy tools and tips about medical information, nutrition, exercise and sleep habits.

[09/05/14 - 11:42 AM]
Video: Season Four of MTV's Hit Comedy "Awkward" Is Back September 23 at 10:00 PM ET/PT with Even More Scandals and Shenanigans
Watch the trailer for the second half of season four from the series.

[09/05/14 - 11:40 AM]
TV Land Renews "The Exes" for 12 Additional Episodes in Advance of Season Four Premiere
The episodes will be a part of the series' fourth season, set to premiere on Wednesday, November 5, immediately following the season six premiere of "Hot in Cleveland."

[09/05/14 - 11:13 AM]
E! Pays Tribute to Comedy Legend Joan Rivers in E! News Special "Joan Rivers: Celebrating an Icon" Airing Tonight, Friday, September 5th at 9:00PM
Plus: this week's "E! From Fashion Week" special will air tonight, Friday, September 5, at a new time of 10:00/9:00c.

[09/05/14 - 10:54 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Handily Win Late-Night Ratings for Week of Aug. 25-29
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 25-29.

[09/05/14 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo Media Commemorates the Late Joan Rivers with Her Last Appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" Airing Sunday, September 7 at 11:30PM ET/PT
Rivers last appeared with Maksim Chmerkovskiy on July 29, 2014 to promote her new book "Diary of a Mad Dive" and E! series "Fashion Police."

[09/05/14 - 09:46 AM]
AMC Releases "Comic Book Men" Season 4 Key Art
The fourth season of the unscripted series premieres Sunday, October 12 at midnight ET/PT.

[09/05/14 - 09:31 AM]
Development Process for "The Walking Dead" Companion Series Proceeds with Confirmed AMC Pilot Order
Dave Erickson, who co-created and co-wrote the pilot with Robert Kirkman, will serve as an executive producer and showrunner.

[09/05/14 - 09:17 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Records Top-10 Week
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the week of August 25-31.

[09/05/14 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Returns on Top for NBC
The special edition of "Sunday Night Football" is down nearly 9% in adults 18-49 from its 2013 opener.

[09/05/14 - 08:11 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 for the Night in Every Key Ratings Category, Including Adult-Female Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 4.

[09/05/14 - 08:03 AM]
Video: First Look at the New Season of WE tv's "Tamar & Vince"
Season three will roll out in October on the cable channel.

[09/05/14 - 07:53 AM]
Syfy Scheduling Alert - "Haven" Season 5 Time Change
"Haven" will now air Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c followed by back-to-back episodes of "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena."

[09/05/14 - 07:50 AM]
CMT Discovers "Death Valley" in Groundbreaking Four Night Television Special Event Premiering October 1
Said event runs through Saturday, October 4 with back-to-back episodes each night.

[09/05/14 - 07:24 AM]
BIG EAST Conference to Launch Digital Network Featuring Free Live Streaming of More Than 80 Events
The BIG EAST Digital Network will begin with the 2014-15 academic year.

[09/05/14 - 06:36 AM]
Bravo Media Elevates Shari Levine to Executive Vice President Of Current Production, Bravo
Previously, Senior Vice President of Current Production, Shari will continue to oversee the network's expanding slate of original programming.

[09/05/14 - 06:03 AM]
Tim Conway, Hilarie Burton and Paul Campbell Begin Production on "Surprised by Love" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere January 2015
The film, which has begun production in Vancouver, tells the story of a young businesswoman who tries to convince her uptight parents to accept her current boyfriend and instead finds herself falling for an old high school flame.

[09/04/14 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 4
Updates include: Matt Nable cast as Ra's al Ghul on The CW's "Arrow"; Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler developing "Supergirl" TV series; and Carrie Underwood's "Two Black Cadillacs" eyed as event series at FOX.

[09/04/14 - 04:22 PM]
Uncle Snoop Returns to Host the BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2014 Premiering Tuesday, October 14th at 8:00 P.M.
The awards will be taped on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta, GA for the ninth year running.

[09/04/14 - 03:00 PM]
Statement from David Letterman on the Passing of Legendary Comedienne Joan Rivers
"Here's a woman, a real pioneer for other women looking for careers in stand-up comedy," said Letterman.

[09/04/14 - 02:40 PM]
"The Chew" Kicks-Off Season Four Monday, September 8 on ABC
Hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz will provide information on the latest trends in decorating and entertainment and share tips, tricks and recipes to celebrate the holidays in style.

[09/04/14 - 01:37 PM]
Superstar Duo Florida Georgia Line Performs Live on "Nashville" for East Coast and West Coast Airings in Season Premiere
This is the first time that a real-life recording artist has performed live on the series.

[09/04/14 - 01:34 PM]
Discovery Channel Has the Only Non-Sports Programming in the Top Five for Men on Monday Sept. 1
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, September 1.

[09/04/14 - 01:14 PM]
"The Simpsons" Set Ratings Records for FXX and Leads the Year-Old Network to Cable's #1 Spot in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 in Prime and Total Day
FXX spins the numbers for the show's 12-day marathon.

[09/04/14 - 12:50 PM]
#1 New Syndicated Strip with Adults 25-54 "Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Returns for a Second Season Monday, September 22
The syndicated courtroom series features presiding judge Lauren Lake who takes her place on the bench, helping families come together to sort out complicated relationships and find resolution in their lives.

[09/04/14 - 12:32 PM]
MTV to Conclude Season Four of "Teen Wolf" with a Supersized Finale and "Wolf Watch" Episode on Monday, September 8 Beginning at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The season four finale will be expanded to 75 minutes, followed by an extended 45-minute "Wolf Watch."

[09/04/14 - 12:23 PM]
Statement from E! and NBCUniversal on the Passing of Joan Rivers
"E! and NBCUniversal send our deepest condolences to Melissa, Cooper and her entire extended family on this incredibly sad day," said the statement.

[09/04/14 - 12:19 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Award Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Award Winning Actress Mariska Hargitay on Monday, September 22 at 8PM ET/PT
In the episode, Hargitay describes what it was like to grow up as the daughter of one of the most famous Hollywood couples, Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay, and how this affected her when auditioning for acting roles.

[09/04/14 - 12:00 PM]
Disney XD's New Comedy Series "Kirby Buckets" to Premiere on Monday, October 20
The series premiere will be followed by an all-new episode of "Lab Rats" (8:30 p.m., ET/PT), marking the directorial debut of Hal Sparks.

[09/04/14 - 11:58 AM]
NASCAR America on NBCSN Expands to Present 60-Minute Monday Editions Throughout the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
In addition, NBCSN will present a 60-minute NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase special on Thursday, September 11.

[09/04/14 - 11:56 AM]
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace's Response on Being Named Co-Hosts of ABC's "The View"
"These are powerful and accomplished women from different walks of life who have had amazing personal and professional experiences," said Bill Wolff.

[09/04/14 - 11:17 AM]
Formula One Italian Grand Prix Highlights More Than 30 Hours of Motorsports Coverage on NBCSN This Week
Live Italian Grand Prix coverage begins Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET, followed by F1 Extra at 10 a.m. ET.

[09/04/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBCSN August Viewership Up 26% in Primetime & 20% in Total Day from '13
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/04/14 - 10:48 AM]
Fashion's Biggest Runway Leads To E! When "E! From Fashion Week" Specials Premiere September 5th and September 12th at 9:00pm ET/PT
These one-hour shows will feature insider scoop on everything on and off the runway including exclusive fashion news and looks at all the latest trends.

[09/04/14 - 10:23 AM]
LMN Presents the New Original Movie "The Hazing Secret" Premiering Sunday, September 21 at 8PM ET
Shenae Grimes-Beech ("90210") and Keegan Allen ("Pretty Little Liars") star in the two-hour thriller.

[09/04/14 - 10:22 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning "Steve Harvey" Premieres Season Three on Monday, September 8
"Steve Harvey" is coming off of a tremendously successful sophomore season, having won the Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show (Informative Category).

[09/04/14 - 10:06 AM]
MTV Greenlights Comedic Family Docu-Series with Rapper Ja Rule as Head of the Household in "Follow the Rules"
"I am truly honored and excited to be partnering with MTV and 51 Minds to bring you my new show 'Follow the Rules,'" said Ja Rule.

[09/04/14 - 10:01 AM]
New York Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, Sept. 8
Also visiting on Monday are talk show host and comedian Bill Maher and musical guests Spoon.

[09/04/14 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown," From Producer Mick Jagger and Oscar(R)-Winning Director Alex Gibney, With Debut Slated for Oct. 27
"Alex Gibney has brought his prodigious filmmaking talents to this portrait of the phenomenon known as James Brown," says Michael Lombardo.

[09/04/14 - 09:49 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Production of Five New Original Series Featuring Explorers, Experts and Experiencers
The network picks up three new series: "Hello Goodbye" (wt),"Hotel Showdown" and "TV Planet" (wt).

[09/04/14 - 09:33 AM]
TV One Expands Wednesday Night Programming with All New Docuseries "Hollywood Divas," Premiering on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM/ET
Golden Brooks, Countess Vaughn, Lisa Wu, Paula Jai Parker and Elise Neal star in the project.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.