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[08/23/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 23
Updates include: FOX asks "Bob's Burgers" for six additional scripts; Malin Akerman cast as the mom in ABC's "Suburgatory"; and Thomas Middleditch boards NBC's "The Office" spin-off.

[08/23/12 - 05:55 PM]
TV Land Adds More Stars to Its Stunning Talent Roster as Two New Pilots Finalize Casting
Elliott Gould, Missi Pyle, Ben Falcone, Jay Mohr, Josh Cooke, Ellen Woglom, Geoff Pierson and Kelen Coleman are among those set to star in "I'm Not Dead Yet" and "Brothers-in-Law."

[08/23/12 - 04:02 PM]
The Weather Channel Covers Tropical Storm Isaac Live From Cuba
On-camera meteorologists will be stationed throughout points along the storm's path.

[08/23/12 - 03:16 PM]
ABC Family Continues Its Original Programming Momentum with New Pilot Production
The network has greenlit two new drama pilots, "The Fosters," from executive producer Jennifer Lopez, and "Socio," from executive producer Gavin Polone.

[08/23/12 - 02:21 PM]
ABC Family Comedies, "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" Rank as Cable TV's #1 Show in Their Time Slots in Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 22.

[08/23/12 - 02:20 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: USA's "Royal Pains," TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Share Top Honors
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Franchise," E!'s "The Soup" and Discovery's "Dirty Jobs."

[08/23/12 - 01:02 PM]
One Direction to Host "My First Time" VMA Special on MTV Thursday, August 30 at 11:00 PM ET/PT as a Lead-Up to Their Debut Performance at the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards"
Alicia Keys, P!nk, Green Day and Taylor Swift are also slated to perform at the event, airing Thursday, September 6.

[08/23/12 - 12:57 PM]
The Hub TV Network Celebrates Labor Day Holiday with the Debut of Three Action Series, Special "The Aquabats! Super Show!" Marathon, and "Aquabat! to School Sweepstakes"
Look for "Superman: The Animated Series," "Sliders" and "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" to join the schedule beginning Monday, September 3.

[08/23/12 - 12:05 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of Aug. 13-17, Topping the ABC and CBS Slot Competition in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 13-17.

[08/23/12 - 11:54 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Welcomes Returning Favorites This Fall
Look for the return of Chris Elliot, Bob Odenkirk, Joe Manganiello, Ashley Williams, Michael Trucco are more!

[08/23/12 - 11:53 AM]
"Rachael Ray" Kicks Off Season 7 in a Brand New Studio with Special Guest First Lady Michelle Obama
Also on tap: Fergie, Zooey Deschanel, Kevin and Danielle Jonas, Jeff Probst, Jamie Lee Curtis, Wyclef Jean, Lucy Liu and Mindy Kaling.

[08/23/12 - 11:52 AM]
Video: A Refresher on Where CBS Series Left Off in May
Watch recaps of the Eye's entire returning class.

[08/23/12 - 11:50 AM]
HGTV's New Series "Buying and Selling" Premieres Wednesday, August 29th at 9pm ET/PT
The series stars the network's "Property Brothers," Drew and Jonathan Scott.

[08/23/12 - 10:59 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" Two-Part Reunion Premieres Monday, August 27 at 8PM and Monday, September 3 at 8PM
Executive producer Mona Scott-Young hosts the event, which addresses "some of the viewer's burning questions about the action-packed first season."

[08/23/12 - 10:39 AM]
Universal Television Names Veteran Program Executive Chris Sanagustin to Head Current Programming
She'll segue from Senior Vice President, Current and Development Programming at Universal Cable Productions.

[08/23/12 - 10:13 AM]
Josh Elliott, Lara Spencer, Chris Harrison and Clinton Kelly to Host "Emmys Red Carpet Live," Sunday, September 23 on ABC
Said quartet will be live from the red carpet at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Sunday, September 23 at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/23/12 - 10:12 AM]
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to Produce 85th Academy Awards(R)
This will be the duo's first involvement with the Oscars, which air Sunday, February 24 on ABC.

[08/23/12 - 09:13 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on "The Dr. Oz Show" In Support of her Let's Move! Initiative
The episode will tape on August 29 in New York City and be broadcast nationally on September 14.

[08/23/12 - 08:55 AM]
ABC's Season Finale of "NY Med" Soars to 5-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 22.

[08/23/12 - 08:52 AM]
Spike TV Announces All-Star Comedy Tribute To Eddie Murphy - Event to Celebrate 30 Years of Murphy's Groundbreaking Career
"Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" will tape on Saturday, November 3 at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles and will air on Friday, November 16 on Spike TV.

[08/23/12 - 08:46 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Matches Last Week in 18-49, the Highest Non-Olympic Rating for Any Wednesday Program Since the June 27
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 22.

[08/23/12 - 08:32 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Drama Series "Boardwalk Empire" Kicks Off Third Season Sept. 16
The pay channel details the show's opening wave of episodes.

[08/23/12 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Pull Back in Front
FOX, "So You Think You Can Dance" fall to second place tie with CBS.

[08/23/12 - 07:57 AM]
Get Hooked on Discovery Fit & Health with New Series "I Was Impaled"
The newcomer rolls out Saturday, September 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/23/12 - 07:40 AM]
Brittany Allen Joins Syfy's "Defiance" in Recurring Role
Allen will play Tirra, a troubled employee of the town madam, Kenya (Mia Kirshner).

[08/23/12 - 07:35 AM]
"How the States Got Their Shapes" Premieres Sept. 29 at 10 pm on H2
The show's freshman run aired on the parent channel in 2011.

[08/23/12 - 07:02 AM]
Chloe Sevigny Moves to "Portlandia"
Sevigny will appear in multiple episodes throughout the third season as Fred and Carrie's roommate named Alexandra.

[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.







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[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
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[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 03:21 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 12:09 PM]
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[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
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[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
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