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[08/09/11 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 9
Updates include: CBS looks to revive "Bewitched"; Scott Wolf to visit "NCIS"; and a host of potential new comedies find homes.

[08/09/11 - 02:59 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" is Cable's No. 1 New Series of Summer 2011
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, August 8.

[08/09/11 - 02:59 PM]
"Teen Choice Awards" and Summer Favorites Put FOX on Top
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/09/11 - 02:55 PM]
USA's Summer of Originals Continue to Rule the Airwaves
USA spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/09/11 - 02:53 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Big Finish for TNT's "Falling Skies"
The two-hour season finale is the night's most-watched program and the show's largest audience since its premiere.

[08/09/11 - 02:48 PM]
TLC Orders New Series "Candy Queen"
The six-part series, due this winter, takes viewers into the edible empire of Jackie Sorkin.

[08/09/11 - 02:47 PM]
TLC Presents "9/11: Heroes of the 88th Floor" - Premieres September 4 at 9pm ET/PT
The two-hour special "introduces viewers to two remarkable men and their unforgettable story of sacrifice and courage that emerged from the tragedy of 9/11."

[08/09/11 - 01:59 PM]
"Tia & Tamera" Shatters Records Delivering Most-Watched Series Premiere Ever for Style
The Style Network spins the numbers for Monday, August 8.

[08/09/11 - 01:43 PM]
HGTV's "All American Handyman" Returns For A Second Electrifying Season
Molly Culver hosts the six-week competition, premiering Sunday, September 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/09/11 - 12:13 PM]
Red Sox/Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball: ESPN's Most-Viewed MLB Game Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/09/11 - 12:10 PM]
Video: FX's "American Horror Story" Clip: "Coffin"
Watch the fourth clue from the upcoming drama, premiering Wednesday, October 5.

[08/09/11 - 12:03 PM]
Visit LiveTerraNova.com to Apply for Upcoming Eleventh Pilgrimage to "Terra Nova"
The social-enabled website allows fans to test their qualifications and enter the lottery for the next trip to Terra Nova.

[08/09/11 - 11:41 AM]
Premiere of "Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension" is TV's No. 1 Telecast of the Week in Target Kids and Cable's No. 1 Scripted Telecast in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/09/11 - 11:40 AM]
Animal Planet's "Hillibilly Handfishin'" Catches Best-ever Series Debut With its Bare Hands
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/09/11 - 10:35 AM]
CBS Wins 5th Straight Week in Viewers Led by "Big Brother" and Scripted Series
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/09/11 - 10:34 AM]
The Style Network and NYX Cosmetics Announce Multi-Platform Partnership for "Jerseylicious," Including New Co-Branded Makeup Palette Inspired by the Network's Mega-Hit Series
NYX will be integrated into a new episode of "Jerseylicious" premiering Sunday, September 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/09/11 - 10:29 AM]
"The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" and the Two-Part "Falling Skies" Season Finale Accounted for Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Programs in Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/09/11 - 10:28 AM]
ABC Finishes in a Virtual Tie for No. 1 During the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/09/11 - 10:26 AM]
Tuesday's "America's Got Talent" is the #1 Program of the Week on the Broadcast Networks
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/09/11 - 10:21 AM]
"Top Chef: Texas" Set For Season Nine With New Series Judges Emeril Lagasse and Hugh Acheson
Returning to the judges table is host Padma Lakshmi and head judge, chef Tom Colicchio, alongside judges Gail Simmons.

[08/09/11 - 10:20 AM]
CMT Pays Tribute to the Stories of Survival from 9/11 When "Angels Among Us" Premieres September 8
The four-part series will air Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/09/11 - 09:41 AM]
USA Network Character Chatter Presents Chats With Willie Garson and Christopher Gorham for "White Collar" & "Covert Affairs" Summer Finales Tonight, August 9
Garson will be online during the east coast airing followed by Gorham chatting with the west coast.

[08/09/11 - 09:40 AM]
Lifetime Picks Up New Unscripted Series "America's Supernanny"
The eight-episode series comes from Shed Media, the company behind ABC's "Supernanny."

[08/09/11 - 09:18 AM]
The Hub TV Network Presents "Haunting Hour" Series Marathon; Adds "Goosebumps" Series to Schedule
"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" will begin its second season with all-new episodes this fall.

[08/09/11 - 08:59 AM]
Bravo's Fall Fashion Fever! New Series "Mad Fashion" and "Fashion Hunters" Premiere Tuesday, October 4
Said duo was previously set to launch Tuesday, August 2 on the cable channel.

[08/09/11 - 08:48 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen" Fires Up FOX Demo Win
ABC however is the most-watched network with its full-night premiere of "Bachelor Pad."

[08/09/11 - 08:47 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor Pad" Opens to Series-Highs and Tops the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 8.

[08/09/11 - 08:21 AM]
Oxygen's "The Glee Project" Hits Series Highs in Key Demos and Total Viewers
Oxygen spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/09/11 - 06:01 AM]
VH1's Emmy Award Winning "Rock Docs" Franchise Delves into the History of Crack Cocaine
Narrated and executive produced by Ice-T, "Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation" premieres Sunday, September 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 8
Updates include: "Law & Order's" Linus Roache to return on "SVU"; ABC eyes TV version of "The Lincoln Lawyer"; and more actors set for HBO's "Game of Thrones."

[08/08/11 - 07:51 PM]
Syfy to Close "Eureka" After All
The cable channel has canceled the veteran drama after five seasons.

[08/08/11 - 03:47 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Dominates With "Phineas & Ferb" Movie
Plus: Bravo's "Platinum Hit" wraps with a series low; "Extraordinary Acts of Courage" opens modestly for OWN.

[08/08/11 - 01:05 PM]
TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" Rounds Up 9 Million Viewers in Live + 7
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[08/08/11 - 12:23 PM]
Video: FX's "American Horror Story" Clip: "Couple"
Watch the third clue from the upcoming drama, premiering Wednesday, October 5.

[08/08/11 - 11:48 AM]
"Madonna of the Mills" Chronicles One Woman's Quest to Rescue Abused and Neglected Puppy Mill Dogs When the Documentary Debuts Aug. 24, Exclusively on HBO2
Andrew Nibley directed the film, with Kelly Colbert producing.

[08/08/11 - 11:31 AM]
Science Explores Its Sinister Side This August With the World Premiere Series "Dark Matters: Twisted But True"
"Fringe's" John Noble hosts the series, premiering Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/11 - 10:55 AM]
E!'s "Ice Loves Coco" Season Finale Scores Most-Watched Episode with 2 Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/08/11 - 10:49 AM]
12 Acts from the YouTube Online Auditions Compete Live on NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent" Tuesday, August 9
The show selected 20 acts and the YouTube community picked their favorite - Matt Wilhelm, a BMX racer from Chicago.

[08/08/11 - 10:20 AM]
For Trained Special Forces Survival Expert Mykel Hawke, Surviving the Wild May Be the Easy Part in "Man, Woman, Wild"
The Discovery series kicks off its second season on Friday, September 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/08/11 - 10:03 AM]
Season Finale of TNT's "Falling Skies" Captures 5.6 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/08/11 - 09:46 AM]
Jane and Alex's Sibling Rivalry Heats up, And Dave Dates A New Girl With A Strange Quirk, on ABC's "Happy Endings"
ABC will debut a previously unaired episode from its freshman run on Wednesday, August 24.

[08/08/11 - 09:43 AM]
MTV Presents: Seventeen Magazine's "Pretty Amazing Contest" to Honor Five Astonishing Young Women in a Half-Hour Special Premiering Tuesday, August 30 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Seventeen challenged readers nationwide to tell their amazing stories of why they deserve to be the first reader featured on a cover of Seventeen Magazine.

[08/08/11 - 09:40 AM]
Emotions Are Running High, Families Are in Turmoil and Animals Are Overtaking Households in New Season of Animal Planet's "Confessions: Animal Hoarding"
The series returns with two "Where Are They Now" special on August 17 followed by the first of 12 new episodes on August 24.

[08/08/11 - 09:32 AM]
"Big Brother" Tops Sunday in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/08/11 - 09:16 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and "Weird Al" Yankovic Team-Up This Fall for the World Premiere of "'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour," the Comedy Icon's First Televised Concert Special in Over a Decade!
The special will premiere on Saturday, October 1 at 9:00/8:00c and will be released on DVD, Blu-Ray and DTO on Tuesday, October 4.

[08/08/11 - 09:10 AM]
Primetime Programming Packs A Punch With New Seasons of "Restaurant: Impossible" and "Chopped Champions"
They'll return Wednesday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 30, respectively, both at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/11 - 09:05 AM]
13 Past "Project Runway" Contestants Must Prove They Have What It Takes to Make the Cut Before A Fresh Set of Eyes in Lifetime's "Project Runway All Stars"
Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman will serve as judges on the new series, which will be hosted by Angela Lindvall and feature Joanna Coles as mentor.

[08/08/11 - 09:03 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Exclusive Partnership with Ricky's NYC
Said pairing is timed with the launch of the second season of "Hair Battle Spectacular," premiering August 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/11 - 08:38 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Same Name" Perks Up for CBS
The newcomer posts a series high among adults 18-49 in its third week.

[08/08/11 - 06:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Who Is Simon Miller?" Perks Up NBC
The Peacock's original movie posts the time period's largest audience since May 21.







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[07/31/15 - 06:02 AM]
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The series will return for eight new episodes, with production starting next year.

[07/30/15 - 04:15 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:22 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:20 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:19 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:18 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:03 PM]
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In it, the cast and creators give an inside look at what's coming up, the dynamics of the upcoming season, and introduce you to the compelling new characters viewers will meet.

[07/30/15 - 03:02 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 03:01 PM]
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Following the sit down conversation will be a special network showing of Mann's classic Manhunter at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
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ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
HBO and Russell Simmons Enter Into Overall Production and Development Deal
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