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[09/30/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 30
Updates include: Bethany Joy Lenz, Bruce Greenwood among latest cast in TNT's "Home"; NBC shelves its limited series "The 1970s"; Rick Eid brings Michael Crichton's "Genes" to CBS.

[09/30/15 - 02:31 PM]
Sean Atkins Named President of MTV
Atkins joins MTV from Discovery Communications, where he most recently served as General Manager & Executive Vice President of Digital Media and Strategy.

[09/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
Bob Saget to Guest-Star on New Comedy "Grandfathered"
Saget will play the longtime best friend of Jimmy (John Stamos).

[09/30/15 - 01:37 PM]
Showtime Sports(R) Documentary "I Am Giant: Victor Cruz" to Premiere Friday, Oct. 30 on Showtime(R)
The feature-length film chronicles the New York Giants wide receiver's rise to football stardom, demoralizing injury, and his dramatic attempt at a comeback.

[09/30/15 - 01:33 PM]
Volleyball Great and Fitness Pro Gabrielle Reece Named Host of NBC's Competition Series "STRONG"
From executive producers Dave Broome, Sylvester Stallone and Holly Wofford, the 10-episode series matches everyday women with the world's most elite trainers to conquer obstacles that were once unfathomable.

[09/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Extends "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris" Run at 10 p.m. for Yet Another Week
Also, on Friday, October 2, look for an encore of "The Player" pilot.

[09/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Rob Morrow and Kelli Williams Guest Star on This Season of ABC Family's Award-Winning Drama Series "The Fosters"
"The Fosters" started production on the second half of the third season today in Los Angeles.

[09/30/15 - 12:53 PM]
Night Two of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Posts Big Ratings Gains; Week Two Guests Announced
Comedy Central spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[09/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
Valerie Bertinelli Invites Food Network Viewers Back Into Her Kitchen for More of Her Favorite Recipes in New Season of "Valerie's Home Cooking"
Whether it is a fun poker night, an irresistible Thanksgiving feast, or just a simple Sunday dinner, Valerie offers her tips and tricks for preparing crowd-pleasing, homemade dishes that everyone will enjoy!

[09/30/15 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Extends Friday Lead in Viewers and Moves from Second to First in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 with Live + 3-Day Ratings
CBS further spins the numbers for Friday, September 25.

[09/30/15 - 11:20 AM]
DIY Network Achieved Its Most-Watched Third Quarter Ever
DIY Network spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/30/15 - 11:18 AM]
HGTV Wraps Third Quarter as #1 in Cable Among W25-54
HGTV spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/30/15 - 11:14 AM]
NBCSN Tops All Cable Networks in Third Quarter Growth with 130% Viewership Increase from Q3 '14
NBCSN spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/30/15 - 11:02 AM]
CBS Orders "Hunted," A New Alternative Series Where Participants Go on the Run to Evade Capture by Skilled Investigators
Information regarding premiere date and how to apply to be a participant will be announced at a later date.

[09/30/15 - 10:31 AM]
ABC's Series Dominate Premiere Week Upscale Rankings
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[09/30/15 - 10:20 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Production on Three New Travel Entertainment Series
Plus: returning from a four-year hiatus, "Bert the Conqueror," starring reluctant daredevil Bert Kreischer, is back for its third season.

[09/30/15 - 10:10 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Original Series "Bar Rescue" Returns with New Episodes This Sunday, October 4 at New Time - 10:00PM ET/PT
"Bar Rescue" will also feature bars in Cleveland, OH, and Detroit, MI throughout the rest of the season.

[09/30/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Draws Huge Digital Audience
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 23.

[09/30/15 - 09:55 AM]
Jo Frost, The World's Foremost Leader in Fixing Families, Stars in New UP Original Series
In the new UP series, Jo will travel to a new city each week and work with one family that desperately needs her expertise.

[09/30/15 - 09:26 AM]
All Eight Seasons of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" on HBO Comedy Starting Tomorrow
All eight seasons are also currently available on HBO NOW and HBO GO.

[09/30/15 - 09:25 AM]
Bad Boy for Life Sean "Diddy" Combs aka Puff Daddy Confirmed to Perform at the BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2015!
The Grammy award-winning artist and producer brings a new level of prestige to an already hot lineup, which also now includes Travis Scott and viral sensation iHeartMemphis.

[09/30/15 - 09:15 AM]
"Limitless" Retains 100% of Its Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[09/30/15 - 09:00 AM]
Grammy-Nominated Performer Carly Rae Jepsen to Star as "Frenchy" in "Grease: Live," Airing Sunday, January 31, 2016, On FOX
Plus: pop powerhouse and Grammy Award-nominated singer Jessie J will open the live event with a performance of a brand-new version of "Grease (Is the Word)."

[09/30/15 - 08:47 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Rises in NBC's Latest Demo Victory
Plus: "Limitless" on CBS is the only other series up week-to-week.

[09/30/15 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Premiere Spikes to its Strongest Results Since December
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[09/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
"Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris" Grows Week to Week in Total Viewers by 7%
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[09/30/15 - 08:21 AM]
ESPN College Football Week 4: Three of Four Most-Watched Games; WatchESPN Continues Season of Growth
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/30/15 - 08:00 AM]
NBC Picks Up 10-Episode Series "QuizUp," Based on the World's Most Popular Trivia App
The premise of the show is simple: If the in-studio contestant wins eight trivia battles against eight different competitors who are watching and playing from home, they can win up to $1 million.

[09/30/15 - 07:24 AM]
Matt Hanna Promoted to EVP, Original Programming for Esquire Network
Hanna joined the company in 2012 and played an integral leadership role in Esquire's successful launch in 2013, as well as the network's ongoing growth and momentum.

[09/30/15 - 07:18 AM]
Esquire Network Sheds Light on the Dark Ages with Second Original Scripted Series, "Beowulf"
The 13 adventure-clad episodes illuminate the supernatural anecdote of Beowulf, a prodigious but troubled warrior who experiences love and loss yet shares a deep binding comradery with his fellow kinsmen.

[09/30/15 - 06:08 AM]
Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth to Announce the "2015 American Music Awards(R)" Nominees Live on "Good Morning America," Tuesday, October 13
The "2015 American Music Awards" will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m., ET on ABC.

[09/29/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 29
Updates include: Amazon lands Paramount's "Jack Ryan" TV series; Elisha Cuthbert heads to "The Ranch" at Netflix; and Heléne Yorke joins the cast of Epix's "Graves."

[09/29/15 - 03:36 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Reaches 7.5 Million Viewers Across Premiere Night Simulcast
Comedy Central spins the late-night numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/15 - 03:19 PM]
Esquire Network Crowns the Best New Automobile of 2016 When "Esquire's Car of the Year," Premieres on Saturday, October 24 at 9/8c
In the five back-to-back episodes, a panel of automotive experts will come together in Detroit, Michigan - Motor City USA.

[09/29/15 - 03:10 PM]
The CW Gives "The Flash" Season Premiere an Extra 30 Seconds
"iZombie" will follow directly thereafter in the 9:00/8:00c hour on Tuesday, October 6.

[09/29/15 - 02:44 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/15 - 02:07 PM]
The 28th Season Premiere of "48 Hours" at 10:00 PM Is Saturday's #1 Primetime Program with Viewers and the Night's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/29/15 - 01:31 PM]
OWN Delivers Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Quarter in Network History for Q3 2015
OWN spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/29/15 - 12:59 PM]
Video: Extended Trailer for "The X-Files"
The sneak preview premiered during last night's episodes of "Gotham" and "Minority Report."

[09/29/15 - 12:59 PM]
E! Announces Second Season of Breakout Reality Series "WAGS" to Air 2016
The hit series is centered around the competitive, fast-paced, and glamorous world of the beautiful, outspoken women who make up an exclusive club of wives and girlfriends of today's hottest professional athletes.

[09/29/15 - 12:22 PM]
Lifetime Continues to Register Growth with Year-on-Year Increases for Third Quarter 2015
Lifetime spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/29/15 - 12:20 PM]
"Heroes Reborn" Captures the Second-Biggest L+3 Increase for a New Show So Far This Fall
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[09/29/15 - 12:12 PM]
Showtime(R) Stand-Alone Streaming Service Launches on Amazon and Google
Showtime has also added Android, iOS and web Chrome browser support for Chromecast, as well as other Google Cast-enabled streaming devices.

[09/29/15 - 12:07 PM]
FYI(TM) Premieres Primetime Talk Show "Kocktails with Khloe" Wednesday, December 9 at 10PM ET
The series is produced by Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Studios.

[09/29/15 - 12:00 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Visit "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Tuesday, Oct. 6
Clinton will join the previously announced guests Billy Eichner and musical act Florence and the Machine.

[09/29/15 - 11:46 AM]
Full Episodes of Favorite Shows Are the Stars of New Mobile Apps from AMC and SundanceTV
The app launches follow a full redesign of AMC.com earlier this year that put a similar focus on recent full-episode navigation and consumption.

[09/29/15 - 11:31 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Orders Four Additional "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" Movies in 2016
The franchise will debut its next original movie, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Impossible Dream," this weekend Sunday, October 4.

[09/29/15 - 11:18 AM]
BET Networks Addresses the Climatic Racial Divide Sparked by O.J. Simpson's Acquittal with New Original BET News Documentary Special "Who Got The Juice?! The O.J. Simpson Trial 20 Years Later" Premiering on Wednesday, October 7 at 10 PM ET/PT
The one-hour documentary is part of BET News' "Truth Series."

[09/29/15 - 10:51 AM]
"Paul F. Tompkins: Crying and Driving" Premieres October 10 at 11 p.m.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up will feature preview clips from the special.

[09/29/15 - 10:34 AM]
During Its Debut Week, "FABLife" Dominates Its Freshman Syndicated Talk Competition
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 14-18.







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[09/21/18 - 07:58 AM]
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[09/20/18 - 02:39 PM]
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[09/20/18 - 01:54 PM]
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[09/20/18 - 11:32 AM]
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[09/20/18 - 11:00 AM]
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