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[08/24/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 24
Updates include: FOX eyes "Breaking In" revival; Heather Graham joins "Little in Common"; and Eric Stoltz to star in Lifetime's "Modern Love."

[08/24/11 - 04:43 PM]
MTV Delivers Another Big Tuesday, With the Winning Combination of "Teen Mom" and "Awkward."
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 23.

[08/24/11 - 03:08 PM]
Video: First Promo for Season Three of "Glee"
Watch the first promo set to debut tonight on FOX!

[08/24/11 - 02:48 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom" Hits Season High for MTV
The network's reality staple posts its best numbers of the summer.

[08/24/11 - 01:19 PM]
MTV to Air An All-New Episode of the Hit Series "Jersey Shore" on A Special Night and Time, Sunday, August 28 at 7:00 P.M. ET, Leading Into The "2011 Video Music Awards"
Said installment will then encore in its regular time period on Thursday, September 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/11 - 12:58 PM]
Video: VH1 "Basketball Wives LA" Super Trailer
The new installment in the franchise bows Monday, August 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/24/11 - 12:33 PM]
Bravo Moves "The Millionaire Matchmaker" to Thursday Nights Starting on September 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The series will now stay in its current Monday, 9:00/8:00c home for another week.

[08/24/11 - 11:08 AM]
"The Good Wife: A New Beginning," A Special Recapping the First Two Seasons of the Emmy Award Nominated Drama and Looking Ahead to Season Three, Will Be Broadcast Sunday, Sept. 4
Scenes from the first two seasons and the third season premiere will be included in the special, as well as interviews with the cast and creators.

[08/24/11 - 10:52 AM]
VH1's "The Concert For New York City: Ten Years Later" Will Air in Its Entirety Commerical-Free Sunday, September 11 from 4-10PM ET/PT
The six-hour special originally aired live from Madison Square Garden on Saturday, October 20, 2001.

[08/24/11 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Moves "Combat Hospital" Season Finale Up to Tuesday, September 6
"Brothers in Arms," the show's 11th episode, will be skipped by the network.

[08/24/11 - 10:09 AM]
Lifetime Launches "Project Runway" Scholarship Challenge
Season seven winner SethAaron Henderson will review the entries and select its six scholarship recipients.

[08/24/11 - 10:01 AM]
TeenNick Fuels Fan Frenzy for "The '90s Are All That" with Addition of "Hey Arnold!" and "Rocko's Modern Life"
The new lineup of iconic Nickelodeon '90s shows kicks off Monday, September 5.

[08/24/11 - 09:21 AM]
Millions Tuned In to Monday Night's Premieres of VH1's "Basketball Wives" Part 2 Reunion Special, "La La's Full Court Life" and Season 3 Debut of "The T.O. Show"
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, August 22.

[08/24/11 - 09:04 AM]
"Warehouse 13" Hits Warp Speed as Kate Mulgrew Joins the Cast Beginning Monday, August 29, at 9PM (ET/PT)
She'll play Jane, a Regent of Warehouse 13 who becomes vitally important to the survival of the Warehouse, in a four-episode arc.

[08/24/11 - 08:55 AM]
Video: BBC America's "Doctor Who" Returns Saturday With "Let's Kill Hitler"
Watch the latest preview of show's midseason premiere, airing this Saturday at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/11 - 08:48 AM]
"Wipeout" Hits Summer-Highs for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 23.

[08/24/11 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Surge Versus FOX Repeats
"America's Got Talent" is up 14.8% week-to-week with "Hell's Kitchen," "Masterchef" out of the way.

[08/24/11 - 07:22 AM]
3net -- the 24/7 3D Network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX -- to Launch Television's First-Ever Kids 3D Programming Block
Said lineup includes the all-new animated 3D series "Bolts & Blip" and "Dream Defenders."

[08/24/11 - 07:01 AM]
Beyonce Returns to the VMA Stage at The "2011 MTV Video Music Awards" for A Scintillating Live Performance
She'll join previously announced 2011 VMA performers Lady Gaga, Adele, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Pitbull, Ne-Yo and Young The Giant.

[08/24/11 - 07:01 AM]
CBS Announces the Two Former Castaways, Ozzy Lusth and Benjamin "Coach" Wade, Who Will Join the Tribes on "Survivor: South Pacific"
The Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 23rd season with a special 90-minute edition, Wednesday, September 14.

[08/24/11 - 05:01 AM]
Lingerie Football League and MTV2 Return to the Gridiron with a New Season of "LFL Presents: Friday Night Football on MTV2" to Premiere Friday, August 26th Live at 10pm ET
The 2011 season will feature a total of 20 regular season games that will air live every Friday night on MTV2 over the course of the season.

[08/24/11 - 12:38 AM]
Interview: "Top Chef: Just Desserts" Judges Gail Simmons & Johnny Iuzzini
Bravo's "Top Chef" spin-off launches its second season tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/11 - 12:35 AM]
Interview: "Buried Treasure" Hosts Leigh & Leslie Keno
The newcomer launches tonight at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[08/23/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 23
Updates include: Oxygen cancels "The World According to Paris"; Dwayne Johnson, Jerry Bruckheimer developing wrestling drama at NBC; and Shane Brennan lands two new projects at CBS.

[08/23/11 - 04:56 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "The Lying Game," "Millionaire Matchmaker" Climb for ABC Family, Bravo
Both series are up from their openers last week.

[08/23/11 - 02:12 PM]
Relive the Glamour of the Jet Age When ABC's "Pan Am" Flight Experience Takes Off, August 26
The tour will culminate with a special day-long event in New York's Time Square, Friday, September 23.

[08/23/11 - 01:42 PM]
Legendary Tony Bennett to Participate in Special Tribute to Amy Winehouse at The "2011 MTV Video Music Awards"
Other performers set for Sunday's event include Lady Gaga, Adele, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Pitbull and Young The Giant.

[08/23/11 - 01:12 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Season Highs for "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," "True Blood"
E! and HBO's signature shows also lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/23/11 - 12:34 PM]
Bravo Announces Buick, Extra(R) Dessert Delights(R) Gum and KitchenAid as Top Sponsors for "Top Chef Just Desserts"
The second season of the "Top Chef" spin-off premieres this Wednesday, August 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/23/11 - 12:15 PM]
"Carson Nation" Returns to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network on Tuesday, September 6
The show's two remaining installments will air back-to-back beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/23/11 - 12:11 PM]
Spike TV and Morgan Spurlock Rack Up Television Premiere of "Last Cup: Road to the World Series of Beer Pong"
The special premieres Thursday, September 1 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[08/23/11 - 12:10 PM]
Showtime & NFL Films Sign Multi-Year Extension for Emmy Award-Winning "Inside the NFL"
The series returns for another 23-episode season on Wednesday, September 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/11 - 11:52 AM]
Exclusive: Lifetime Bumps "Russian Dolls" to Late-Night
The former "Project Runway" lead-out will now air at 11:30/10:30c on Thursday nights.

[08/23/11 - 11:39 AM]
Big Audiences for "Big Brother"; CBS Wins the Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/23/11 - 11:11 AM]
TNT Continued Its Tremendous Success Last Week with "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Closer" Topping the Charts
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/23/11 - 11:10 AM]
"Live! With Regis and Kelly" Kicks Off The "Regis Farewell Celebration Season"
Matt Damon, Celine Dion, Stephen Moyer and Salma Hayek are on tap for the new season, due September 5.

[08/23/11 - 11:09 AM]
Disney Channel Wins Total Day and Prime for 10th Straight Week in Core Kids
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/23/11 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Moves "Rookie Blue" Season Finale Up to Thursday, September 8
Back-to-back episodes will cap its sophomore run beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/11 - 10:44 AM]
truTV Getting Younger as Network Scores Best Summer Ever with Adults and Men 18-34
truTV spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/23/11 - 10:41 AM]
FOX Moves Into Summer's Top Spot
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/23/11 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Top 20 Broadcast Shows for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/23/11 - 10:30 AM]
Food Network Hits A "Sweet" Spot With Ron Ben-Israle's New Primetime Series "Sweet Genius"
As previously reported, the eight-episode series premieres Thursday, September 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/23/11 - 10:22 AM]
TNT Announces Fall/Winter Schedule, Including Return of "The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Leverage" and "Southland," Plus Launch of "TNT Mystery Movie Night"
"Leverage" returns November 27 followed by "The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" on November 28 and "Southland" on January 17.

[08/23/11 - 10:04 AM]
Get Your Motor Running With Discovery Channel's New Series "Carfellas"
A sneak preview of the series will air this Monday, August 29 at 10:00/9:00c following "American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior."

[08/23/11 - 09:58 AM]
Crime Victims and Offenders Come Face-to-Face on the New OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Reality Series, "Confronting," Premiering Saturday, September 17
The series, from RelativityREAL, will air Saturdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/23/11 - 09:44 AM]
NBC Has the Top Three Telecasts of the Week in Total Viewers and Three of the Top Ten Programs of the Week in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/23/11 - 09:36 AM]
Lifetime Announces October Premiere Dates for New Original Movies Featuring Top-Tier Talent
On tap are "The Hunt for the I-5 Killer," "Girl Fight," "We Have Your Husband," "Possessing Piper Rose," "Iris Johansen's The Killing Game" and the previously announced "Five."

[08/23/11 - 09:29 AM]
10.7 Million Watch "Sunday Night Football" Preseason Game
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 21.

[08/23/11 - 09:25 AM]
Oxygen's "The Glee Project" Draws 1.2 Million Viewers for Season Finale
Oxygen spins the numbers for Sunday, August 21.

[08/23/11 - 09:18 AM]
BBC America Launches on Cablevision This Week
As part of the company's agreement to launch BBC America, Cablevision has also extended its carriage agreement for BBC World News.







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[09/02/15 - 02:00 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 01:15 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 01:15 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 01:13 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 01:10 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 12:47 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 12:37 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 12:31 PM]
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[09/02/15 - 11:41 AM]
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