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[08/15/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 15
Updates include: Tony Shalhoub joins CBS's "Ex Men"; A&E cancels "Gene Simmons Family Jewels"; and Sera Gamble, Sarah Watson land dramas at ABC, FOX.

[08/15/12 - 10:04 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 15
Plus: "Black Swan's" Benjamin Millepied to guest judge next week's episode, featuring a special performance by L.A. Dance Project.

[08/15/12 - 04:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Teen Mom" Once Again Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "The Burn," Lifetime's "The Week the Women Went" and Syfy's "Collection Intervention."

[08/15/12 - 04:00 PM]
David Schwimmer Makes His "Web Therapy" Debut Monday, August 20th at 11:00 PM (ET/PT) on Showtime
Schwimmer plays "the son of Fiona's college professor with whom she had a "romantic" encounter in order to raise her grade."

[08/15/12 - 02:41 PM]
Lauren Holly Guest Stars on a New Action-Packed Episode of Syfy's "Alphas" Airing Monday, August 20th at 8PM ET/PT (New Time)
The series previously aired at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/15/12 - 02:03 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" is Summer's #1 Cable TV Series in Target Millennial Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 01:44 PM]
History Delivers Top Notch Tuesday Night Performance with "Top Gear" & "Counting Cars"
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 4.

[08/15/12 - 01:35 PM]
TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" Closes Out Summer with 6 Million Viewers, Largest Audience for Season 3
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 12:58 PM]
"Finding Amelia Earhart: Mystery Solved?" Premieres Sunday, August 19th at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery
The one-hour special tracks a mission to search for evidence of Earhart's long-lost Lockheed Electra aircraft.

[08/15/12 - 12:51 PM]
Season Three Finale of Syfy's "Face Off" to Be Broadcast Live from Los Angeles, CA on Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31 at 10 P.M. ET
As previous announced, the reality competition returns Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/15/12 - 12:20 PM]
The 2013 Miss America Pageant to Air January 12, 2013 on ABC
"The 2012 Miss America telecast on ABC was a tremendous success, taking the ratings crown as the most-watched non-sports program on Saturday night," said Sam Haskell.

[08/15/12 - 12:19 PM]
Sam Champion, Jerry O'Connell & Chris Harrison to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of August 27-31, 2012
Scheduled guests Bradley Cooper and Rick Schwartz kick things off on Monday, August 27.

[08/15/12 - 11:50 AM]
TLC's "Long Island Medium" Returns for a Third Season on Sunday, September 9
The show's sophomore run averaged 2.0 million viewers for the cable channel.

[08/15/12 - 11:47 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Inks Exclusive Retail Partnership with Urban Outfitters to Launch Products from "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report" and "Indecision 2012"
The products are exclusive to all participating stores in the United States, as well as urbanoutfitters.com, beginning today.

[08/15/12 - 11:23 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Leave VH1 Viewers "Blown Away" This Fall with Brand New Episodes of "Unplugged" and "Behind the Music"
"VH1 Presents: Carrie Underwood Unplugged" will debut on Tuesday, October 2 at 4pm ET on VH1.com and 7pm ET on VH1.

[08/15/12 - 10:02 AM]
Two-Time Olympic Softball Gold Medalist Michele Smith Joins "Sunday MLB on TBS" Broadcast Booth August 19
The National League matchup features Matt Kemp and the Los Angeles Dodgers taking on Chipper Jones and the Atlanta Braves from Turner Field.

[08/15/12 - 10:02 AM]
NickMom, New Primetime TV Comedy Block Just For Moms, Launches Oct. 1
New series include "Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor," "MFF: Mom Friends Forever," "NickMom Night Out," "What Was Carol Brady Thinking?" and "My 63 Moms."

[08/15/12 - 09:39 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Host "The 46th Annual CMA Awards" Live from Nashville on ABC Television Network, November 1
"I think I can speak for both of us when I say that we are extremely excited to be back for a fifth year hosting the CMA Awards," said Underwood.

[08/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Starz's "Boss" Kelsey Grammer Participates in Public Service Initiative on Behalf of the Lewy Body Dementia Association
More than 1.3 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease, which affects almost everything about a person, including thinking, movement, and behavior.

[08/15/12 - 09:31 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sets Fall Schedule Featuring All-New Series and Specials As Well As Returning Favorites
Newly announced premieres include the return of "South Park" and "Key & Peele" on Wednesday, September 26.

[08/15/12 - 08:45 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Delivers the #1 Results of the Night on Tuesday, Matches Pre-Olympic 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "NY Med" Posts Big Week to Week Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 14.

[08/15/12 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Returns on Top for NBC
The Peacock's summer flagship holds off "Hotel Hell" and "MasterChef" on FOX.

[08/15/12 - 08:05 AM]
History(R) Announces "No Place on Earth" from History Films(TM) in Collaboration with Sierra/Tango Productions
The documentary will premiere at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, September 10.

[08/15/12 - 07:31 AM]
Viacom Media Networks' High-Definition Music Channel Palladia Announces Two New Series Acquisitions
Look for "Later... with Jools Holland" and "Live From Daryl's House" beginning Thursday, September 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/15/12 - 07:01 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago"
The network has ordered nine half-hour episodes of the series, which is set to premiere later this year.

[08/15/12 - 05:01 AM]
Green Day Set to Rock the "2012 MTV Video Music Awards" Stage
Plus: check out the latest promo for the annual event, airing Thursday, September 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/15/12 - 03:01 AM]
Ken Follett's "World Without End" Premieres Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 9p ET/PT on Reelz
Cynthia Nixon and Miranda Richardson star in the follow-up to "The Pillars of the Earth."

[08/14/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 14
Updates include: HBO pilots "Getting On" import from the U.K.; Lennie James, Joe Anderson bound for AMC pilots; and Lara Jean Chorostecki joins NBC's "Hannibal."

[08/14/12 - 02:49 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Dramas on TNT, NFL Preseason on ESPN Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Gallery Girls," Disney XD's "Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja" and TLC's "United Bates of America."

[08/14/12 - 02:03 PM]
The Enchanting Catherine Bell Is Back with a New Career and a Newborn in "The Good Witch's Charm," a Hallmark Channel Original World Premiere, October 27
Chris Potter also returns for the fifth installment of the franchise.

[08/14/12 - 01:22 PM]
Velocity Revs Its Engine with an All-New Season of "What's My Car Worth?"
The show's fourth season kicks with the first of 13 all-new episodes on Wednesday, August 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/14/12 - 12:55 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: HBO's "True Blood" Still the Original to Beat
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Air Jaws Apocalypse," TLC's "High School Moms" and Comedy Central's "Roast of Roseanne."

[08/14/12 - 12:50 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Syfy's "Boogeyman" Scares Up Night's Top Original
Plus: numbers for FX's "UFC 150 Preliminaries," Hallmark's "The Music Teacher" and Animal Planet's "Tanked."

[08/14/12 - 12:05 PM]
NBC Announces Encore Sampling of New Comedies "Go On" and "Animal Practice" for Tuesday, August 21
The show's pilots will rebroadcast at 10:00/9:00c that night following "America's Got Talent."

[08/14/12 - 11:47 AM]
History's Launch of New Car-Loving Series "Counting Cars" Garners 4.3 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/14/12 - 11:46 AM]
The Hub TV Network's Summer Schedule Continues to Build with Big Audience Gains
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 11:42 AM]
9.1 Million Viewers Tune In to Say Goodbye to TNT's "The Closer"
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/14/12 - 11:31 AM]
GSN Announces Line-Up of Celebrity Guests for "The Pyramid," Premiering Monday, September 3
Mike Richards hosts the daily strip show, which will air Monday through Friday at 6:00/5:00c.

[08/14/12 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Family's "Beverly Hills Nannies" Reunion Special to Air Tuesday, September 4
Ross Matthews hosts the show's newly ordered 10th episode, "where Nannies and Mothers can finally let all of the tension out."

[08/14/12 - 11:11 AM]
Syfy Will Suck the Blood Out of Labor Day with Vampire Movie Marathon on Monday, September 3
"Stake Land," "Blade II" and "Daybreakers" are among the featured titles.

[08/14/12 - 11:08 AM]
"Joe Schmo" Returns! Spike TV Brings Back The Audacious Faux Reality Show Where Only One Contestant Is Real
"Joe Schmo: The Full Bounty," a new 10-episode season, is set to premiere in the first quarter of next year.

[08/14/12 - 11:07 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Charts Three of Basic Cable's Top 5 Most-Watched Dramas Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 11:04 AM]
Disney Friends for Change Ambassadors Zendaya and Bella Thorne Spotlight Youth Leaders in Interstitials Premiering Friday, August 17 on Disney Channel
The spots feature the duo "as they learn techniques to inspire positive leadership and take a stand against bullying."

[08/14/12 - 10:55 AM]
Disney Channel Tracking for Summer Gold - Pacing for Decisive, First-Ever Total Day #1 Ranking in Total Viewers and Kids 2-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 10:39 AM]
Video: "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Promo - "Beware"
FX's flagship comedy returns with a new season this October.

[08/14/12 - 10:36 AM]
The Stakes Are Even Higher and the Mistakes Are Permanent When "Ink Master" Returns Starting Tuesday, October 9 at 10 PM, ET/PT
Dave Navarro, Chris Nunez and Oliver Peck return for the new season, which will culminate with a live finale in December.

[08/14/12 - 10:09 AM]
"Nova" Looks at the Crisis in Crime Science, Making the Ultimate Viking Weapon, Easter Island, a New Mars Quest and the Original Computer in Fall 2012 Line Up
Said installments kick off with "Secrets of the Viking Super Sword" on Wednesday, October 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/14/12 - 09:44 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - So Far This Summer, FOX Ranks No. 2 Overall Among the Broadcast Networks Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/14/12 - 09:43 AM]
VH1 Shoots For Gold With A Third Season Of "La La's Full Court Life"
The upcoming season will feature La La Anthony's trip to London to cheer on her NBA superstar husband Carmelo Anthony as part of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Dream Team.







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[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
Holidays at Food Network Get Even Sweeter with New Series "Holiday Baking Championship"
Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series premieres Sunday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
National League Division Series Presented by Budweiser Coverage Begins Friday, Oct. 3 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Tosh.0" to Debut Family-Friendly Episode Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
"Comedy isn't about being clean or dirty, it's about appealing to as wide an audience as possible so I can sell more tickets to my stand-up shows," said Tosh.

[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
AMC to Debut "Better Call Saul" Music Video This Sunday, October 5 at 7:15pm ET/PT During the Final Night of The "Breaking Bad" Binge
The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.

[10/01/14 - 10:00 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Delivers Growth Across Key Demos in Third Quarter
OWN spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2014.

[10/01/14 - 09:47 AM]
New Seasons of Hit Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" to Return Sunday, January 11th
Emmy-nominees William H. Macy, Don Cheadle and Matt LeBlanc are back with their respective series.

[10/01/14 - 09:46 AM]
Bounce TV Posts Double-Digit Viewership Gains in Third Quarter
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2014.

[10/01/14 - 09:29 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Retains 95% of Its Premiere in Viewers and 92% in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 09:15 AM]
Travel Channel's "Booze Traveler" Sends Host Jack Maxwell on the Ultimate Spirit'ual Journey
The series follows Jack Maxwell as he sets out across the globe to find the world's most interesting beverages and the people who drink them.