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[08/22/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 22
Updates include: Sprague Grayden, David Costabile board AMC's "Low Winter Sun"; FX to air busted pilot "Outlaw Country" this Friday; and Dee Johnson named new showrunner of ABC's "Nashville."

[08/22/12 - 10:06 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 22
Plus: Jesse Tyler Ferguson returns as a guest judge during next week's episode.

[08/22/12 - 04:10 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Tops Viewers, Demos for A&E
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The 2012 Do Something Awards," Oxygen's "All the Right Moves" and OWN's "Our America With Lisa Ling."

[08/22/12 - 03:38 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Halloween Special Set for Tuesday, October 23
Plus: look for the season finale of "Switched at Birth" on Monday, October 22.

[08/22/12 - 03:23 PM]
Syfy to Develop Cult Adventure Classic "Blake's 7" with Georgeville Television and Marc Rosen
Martin Campbell is attached to direct from a script by Joe Pokaski.

[08/22/12 - 02:45 PM]
Third Season Premiere of Syfy's "Face Off" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and Syfy's Best Tuesday Night Original Unscripted Telecast Ever
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/22/12 - 02:27 PM]
Disney XD's "TRYathalon" Summer Event Reaches Nearly 4 Million Unique Total Viewers
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/22/12 - 02:26 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Hits Season High in Adults 18-34; Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/22/12 - 01:12 PM]
Discovery's Hit Classic Car Series "Fast N' Loud" Returns with All-New Episodes Monday, September 3rd at 10PM E/P
Leading into the series will be new episodes of "American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior" at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/22/12 - 12:14 PM]
Hallmark Channel Captures "The Heart of TV" with New Tagline and Brand Image
The tagline reinforces the network's position as "a leading destination for life-affirming, celebratory, and quality programming that families come together to watch again and again."

[08/22/12 - 11:56 AM]
FOX Sports Media Group Announces Early Season Big 12 Games on FX, FSN and FCS
The action kicks off Saturday, September 1 with Marshall at West Virginia on FX.

[08/22/12 - 11:11 AM]
"Baby Daddy" Guest Star Greg Grunberg Will Live Tweet During the Episode Airing Wednesday, August 22
He'll live tweet from his handle @GregGrunberg during the East Coast broadcast of tonight's episode.

[08/22/12 - 11:03 AM]
FOX Adds Encore of FX's "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" This Saturday
The show's third episode, which premieres tomorrow at 11:00/10:00c on FX, will rebroadcast August 25 in FOX's midnight/11:00c slot.

[08/22/12 - 10:57 AM]
Spike TV Orders Another Round of Episodes of "Bar Rescue"
Look for 20 new episodes beginning in the first quarter of 2013.

[08/22/12 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime "Your Life. Your Time. Your Vote." Campaign Expands On-Air Presence with Star-Studded Celebrity PSA Campaign
Eva Longoria, Condoleezza Rice and Jennifer Love Hewitt are among a group of high-profile women confirmed to participate.

[08/22/12 - 10:15 AM]
Sneak Peek of "Commander in Heels" Airs Monday, September 3 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The series "takes viewers inside the lives of two top female executives who are leaders in the cosmetic and confectionary industries."

[08/22/12 - 10:14 AM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Airs All-New Back-to-Back Episodes This Sunday, August 26 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Said installments feature Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas and Emmy-winner Kelsey Grammer.

[08/22/12 - 10:05 AM]
Hollywood's Stars Illuminate Stand Up to Cancer's Nationally Televised Fundraising Event, Friday, September 7
Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jessica Biel, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Katie Couric, Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys and Tim McGraw are all on tap.

[08/22/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story"
The latest 10-second tease - "White Rose" - comes on the heels of Monday's release of a trio of short videos.

[08/22/12 - 09:23 AM]
"Rehab with Dr. Drew" Returns to VH1 to Help Young Adults With Their Addiction Issues
The franchise's first non-celebrity edition premieres Sunday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/22/12 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Announces the Three Former Castaways Who Will Join the Tribes on "Survivor: Philippines," Premiering Wednesday, Sept. 19
Michael Skupin, Jonathan Penner and Russell Swan are all due back.

[08/22/12 - 09:02 AM]
Animal Planet Explores One of the Seven Wonders of the World in the New Special "Great Barrier Reef"
Look for the two-hour event on Sunday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/22/12 - 09:01 AM]
VH1 Keeps The Love Alive with Series Renewal for "Single Ladies," Summer's #1 Basic Cable Scripted Series with Women
The show's third season is set to premiere in late 2013.

[08/22/12 - 09:00 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, August 29
She last appeared on the program on June 5, 2012, when she presented the "Top Ten Fun Facts about Gardening."

[08/22/12 - 08:58 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, FOX Continue Tight Demo Race
"America's Got Talent" however is still the top draw in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/12 - 08:58 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Fall Season Kicks Into High Gear!
"Tosh.0," "Brickleberry," "South Park" and "Key & Peele" all roll out the week of September 25.

[08/22/12 - 08:53 AM]
Peabody-Winning Drama Series "Treme," Created and Executive Produced by David Simon and Eric Overmyer, Kicks Off Its Ten-Episode Third Season Sept. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The pay channel details the show's September installments.

[08/22/12 - 08:49 AM]
"NOVA scienceNOW" Tackles Thought-Provoking Topics on People's Minds in Six Themed Episodes on Animals, Crime, Human Nature, Intelligence, Food & the Future
Said run kicks off Wednesday, October 10 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/22/12 - 08:49 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Delivers the #1 Results of the Night in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 21.

[08/22/12 - 08:14 AM]
TV One Premieres New Docu-Drama Series: "Parole Diaries" Wednesday, September 12 at 9:00 PM ET
The 13-episode series "follows nine parole officers in Indianapolis, IN as they tackle their most difficult and heart-wrenching cases."

[08/22/12 - 08:01 AM]
DirecTV Announces Start of Production on "Rogue" Starring Thandie Newton and Marton Csokas
Ian Hart, Claudia Ferri, Joshua Sasse, Jonathan Holmes, Sarah Jeffrey, Ian Tracey, Jarod Joseph, Matthew Beard and Martin Donovan also star.

[08/22/12 - 07:41 AM]
BBC America's "Doctor Who" Returns Saturday, September 1 with Five Blockbuster Episodes
Plus: watch the just released trailer for the new season!

[08/22/12 - 07:31 AM]
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Presents "RNC 2012: The Road to Jeb Bush 2016" Week-Long Coverage From The 2012 Republican National Convention Airing Tuesday, August 28-Friday, August 31 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
This marks the ninth time the series has taken its critically-acclaimed and award-winning political coverage on the road.

[08/22/12 - 07:29 AM]
WWE Superstar Edge(R) Throws Down on Syfy's "Haven" as a Recurring Guest Star
He'll reprise his role of Dwight Hendrickson, a shrewd, longtime Haven resident and "Troubled" handyman who can truly handle anything.

[08/21/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 21
Updates include: David Mamet to revive "Have Gun - Will Travel" at CBS; Michael Schur, Dan Goor land pilot order at FOX; and Michael Strahan tapped as permanent "Live! With Kelly" co-host.

[08/21/12 - 10:04 PM]
"MasterChef" Results for August 21
FOX details the latest elimination on its summer staple.

[08/21/12 - 04:54 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: TNT's "Major Crimes" Tops Viewers, VH1's "Love & Hip-Hop" Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "The Inbetweeners," Bravo's "Gallery Girls" and TLC's "Big Tiny."

[08/21/12 - 03:05 PM]
Video: Four New Promos for the Fifth Season of FX's Hit Drama Series "Sons of Anarchy"
Check out the latest 30-second spots for the new season, premiering Tuesday, September 11.

[08/21/12 - 02:56 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Taps "X Factor" as Baseball Alternate, "MasterChef" Lands Fall Late-Night Slot
If Games 5, 6 and 7 aren't necessary during the NLCS or World Series, repeats of the talent competition will run instead.

[08/21/12 - 02:21 PM]
ABC Family's Summer "Bunheads'" Finale Delivers #2 Telecast in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, August 20.

[08/21/12 - 01:14 PM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Ghost Hunters" Returns in September
The first of 14 all-new episodes begins Wednesday, September 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/21/12 - 01:11 PM]
TV One's "R&B Divas" Propels Network to New Ratings Record
TV One spins the numbers for Monday, August 20.

[08/21/12 - 01:09 PM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Rihanna Interview Ranks #1 in Key Women Demos in Time Period and #2 in All of Primetime Among All Ad-Supported Cable Delivering 2.5 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Sunday, August 19.

[08/21/12 - 12:50 PM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - All Three "Big Brother" Broadcasts Finish Among the Week's Top 10 Programs in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/21/12 - 12:33 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: HBO's "True Blood" Goes Untouched Once Again
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Lovetown, USA," Discovery's "One Car Too Far" and Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race."

[08/21/12 - 12:28 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Food Network Tops Originals with "Wedding Impossible"
Plus: numbers for OWN's 10 Kids 2 Dads," Hallmark's "Smart Cookies" and Nickelodeon's "How to Rock."

[08/21/12 - 12:28 PM]
Animal Planet Roars About Stellar Saturday Night Ratings
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Saturday, August 18.

[08/21/12 - 12:19 PM]
NBC Names Fernando J. Hernandez to Newly Created Role of Senior Vice President of Alternative Development for Universal Television
Hernandez comes from Ryan Seacrest Productions where he most recently was Executive Vice President of Development and Production.

[08/21/12 - 12:18 PM]
CBS Sports - Home of Super Bowl XLVII - Announces Broadcast Pairings for 2012 NFL Season
James Brown anchors the network's pre-game studio show, along with analysts Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe and Bill Cowher.

[08/21/12 - 11:53 AM]
On Friday, August 24, Chiller Presents the Best Worst Night of Summer!
Said lineup includes the documentary "Best Worst Movie" and its subject "Troll 2."







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[04/01/15 - 11:41 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:30 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:03 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
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[04/01/15 - 09:45 AM]
Creative Team Behind "The Bachelor" Franchise Introduces New Luxurious Line of Hot Tubs to Be Sold at Retailers Nationwide Beginning April 1
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[04/01/15 - 09:38 AM]
USA Network's WWE "Monday Night Raw" Attracts Largest Audience in Nearly Three Years
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[04/01/15 - 09:31 AM]
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The special, taping April 17-18 at the two-day ACM Party for a Cause Festival at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, will be broadcast Friday, May 15 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

[04/01/15 - 08:45 AM]
NBC Ties for the Nightlong Win Against All-Original Competition on the Big 4, Despite Encores of "Voice" and "Chicago Fire"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS," "Dovekeepers" Top Viewers for CBS
The Eye however shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC last night.

[04/01/15 - 08:36 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:29 AM]
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[04/01/15 - 07:24 AM]
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During April, May and June, NBC Sports Group will televise as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 260 hours of programming.

[04/01/15 - 07:21 AM]
CNBC's "Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business" Premieres Wednesday, May 13 at 10PM ET/PT
CNBC takes viewers behind-the-scenes of five very different restaurants in the ultra-competitive New York food scene, chronicling their every struggle and occasional triumph.