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[08/28/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 28
Updates include: ABC orders pilot for Joss Whedon's Marvel Comics series; Neil Marshall to direct Starz's "Black Sails"; and Shawn Ryan, Eddie Murphy pitching "Beverly Hills Cop" series.

[08/28/12 - 10:05 PM]
"MasterChef" Results for August 28
Look for the two-part season finale on Tuesday, September 4 and Monday, September 10.

[08/28/12 - 03:55 PM]
BBC America Sets "Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S." Premiere, Return Dates for "Bedlam," "Richard Hammond's Crash Course"
The new competition series will debut Saturday, September 29 at 10:00/9:00c following the fall finale of "Doctor Who."

[08/28/12 - 03:29 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes" Tops Viewers, "Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta Reunion" Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Opening Act," TLC's "Big Tiny" and MTV's "The Inbetweeners."

[08/28/12 - 03:12 PM]
"The American Bible Challenge" Game Brings GSN's Record Breaking Series to Social and Mobile Gamers
"We're excited to offer fans a fully interactive way to enjoy their own American Bible Challenge," said Stephen Croncota.

[08/28/12 - 02:18 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Delivers Highest Rated Episode of the Season
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, August 27.

[08/28/12 - 02:01 PM]
"Married to Jonas" Grows in its Second Week on E!
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, August 26.

[08/28/12 - 01:45 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: HBO's "True Blood" Wraps Season on Top
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," VH1's "Big Ang" and TLC's "Strange Sex."

[08/28/12 - 01:40 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Lifetime Leads Originals with "Fatal Honeymoon"
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Hard Rock Calling 2012," Showtime's "Kattpacalypse" and Syfy's "Haunted High."

[08/28/12 - 01:26 PM]
Fans Can Chat Live with "Baby Daddy" Stars Melissa Peterman and Chelsea Kane During the Season Finale Airing on Wednesday, August 29th
They'll be up on @Followtheblonde and @ChelseaKane, respectively, during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[08/28/12 - 01:19 PM]
Discovery Channel and Science Celebrate the Epic Life of Neil Armstrong with the All-New Special "One Giant Leap: A Neil Armstrong Tribute"
The special, featuring footage from Neil Armstrong's last public appearance, airs this Saturday, September 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/28/12 - 12:44 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks No. 1 Among Adults 18-34, Thanks to Strong Performances by "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef"
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/12 - 12:28 PM]
Lifetime Posts Additional Growth for Month of August
Lifetime spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/28/12 - 12:19 PM]
"Sunday Best" Show-Stopping Season Finale to Crown the Season Five Winner with Two Back-to-Back Episodes Premiering Sunday, September 2 at 8:00 P.M.
Plus: look for performances by Kurt Carr, Marvin Winans, Ledisi, Tye Tribbett, Israel Houghton and Marvin Sapp.

[08/28/12 - 11:48 AM]
Gold Medal-Winning U.S. Olympic Athletes Stop by "Live! With Kelly," September 4-7, 2012
Jordyn Wieber Aly Raisman, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan and Ryan Lochte are all scheduled to visit the series.

[08/28/12 - 11:40 AM]
Animal Planet Sizzles with Best Summer Ever; Network Also Scores Awesome August
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/28/12 - 11:25 AM]
Disney XD Delivers Biggest Summer in Network's History
Disney XD spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/28/12 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Earns Historic Summer Win in Total Viewers and Kids 2-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/28/12 - 11:11 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Ties for #1 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of August 20-26
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/12 - 11:09 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Officially Scores Television's Top 3 New Summer Series Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26 plus the summer to date.

[08/28/12 - 11:06 AM]
Lifetime's "Abducted: The Carlina White Story," Starring Aunjanue Ellis, Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd, to Premiere Saturday, October 6
The film is based on the remarkable true story of the kidnapping of Carlina White, who was abducted as an infant from a New York hospital.

[08/28/12 - 11:01 AM]
Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth Return as Hosts of "American Country Awards" This December on FOX
The awards show will take place at Mandalay Bay with nominations to be announced soon.

[08/28/12 - 10:51 AM]
Disney XD Teams with ESPN to Uncover Sports' Biggest Myths and Mysteries in "Disney XD ESPN Sport Science," a Series Premiering Saturday, September 29 on Disney XD
John Brenkus and Leo Howard co-host the series, with Dwight Howard, Larry Fitzgerald and Shaun White featured in the debut installment.

[08/28/12 - 10:44 AM]
USA's Hit Series Continue to Heat Up Fall with All New Episodes and Thrilling Finales
Among its plans: "Burn Notice" to return Thursday, November 8 with back-to-back episodes.

[08/28/12 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Family is Cable TV's #1 Network in Prime in Women 18-34/Females 12-34 for First Summer Ever
ABC Family spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/28/12 - 10:30 AM]
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," with Host Meredith Vieira, Premieres 11th Season on Monday, September 3!
Plus: Mo'Nique, Paula Deen, Cheech Marin, Jackée and Tony Dovolani to be featuring during "Celebrity Week," airing September 17-21.

[08/28/12 - 10:12 AM]
Starz Entertainment Promotes Fernandez and Bailey To Senior Vice Presidents of Original Programming
Fernandez and Bailey will be taking the lead on overseeing new development and current productions.

[08/28/12 - 10:11 AM]
"Bling It On" Premieres Thursday, September 20 on TLC
The three-part series follows Boston-based fashion designer Sondra Celli from the network's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding."

[08/28/12 - 10:10 AM]
Scorching "Dog Days of Summer" Event Drives Best-Ever Week on the Hub TV Network, Capping Best-Ever Month of Audience Deliveries
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26 plus the summer to date.

[08/28/12 - 10:08 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "White Rave," the latest spot for the new season, premiering in October.

[08/28/12 - 10:04 AM]
Video: "The Ultimate Fighter" Fridays - Dream It
FX's UFC series returns with a new season on Friday, September 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/28/12 - 10:02 AM]
Amy Osler Promoted to Senior Vice President, Music, CBS Television Studios
In her position, Osler serves as the liaison between the Network/Studio and the music industry.

[08/28/12 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "Bachelor Pad" Grows for the 2nd Straight Week with Best-Since-Premiere Young Adult Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/12 - 09:52 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Series "A Football Life" Returns Wednesday, September 12 at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network
"The Faces of Tebow" kicks off the new season's 13-episode run on the network.

[08/28/12 - 09:50 AM]
"Oprah's Lifeclass" Heads to Houston, Texas with Pastor Joel Osteen and Author Rick Warren
Free tickets will be available starting today, Tuesday, August 28 at 11 a.m. ET on Oprah.com through Wednesday, August 29 at midnight.

[08/28/12 - 09:48 AM]
Surging Post-Olympic "Big Brother" and Pre-Season Football Propel CBS to Weekly Win in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/12 - 09:44 AM]
Relive the Wedding of the Year with Special Two-Part "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" Episode Encore on The Hub TV Network
The original presentation of the two-part wedding episode set audience viewing records for the network.

[08/28/12 - 09:40 AM]
"BAD25" Documentary from Acclaimed Director Spike Lee to Air on ABC
"This will be a very special Thanksgiving for all families to enjoy the genius of Michael Jackson," said Spike Lee.

[08/28/12 - 09:35 AM]
Andrew T. Kubitz Named Executive Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling, ABC Entertainment Group
Kubitz was most recently senior vice president of Program Planning & Scheduling for CBS Television, since 2010.

[08/28/12 - 09:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen" Rises to Season High for FOX
Plus: NBC's "Stars Earn Stripes" takes another big dip in its third week.

[08/28/12 - 08:47 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Scores Highest Rated Episode of the Season with Over 3 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, August 26.

[08/28/12 - 08:44 AM]
From 10-11 p.m. ET, "Grimm" Led the Hour Among ABC, CBS and NBC in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 27 plus the week of August 20-26.

[08/28/12 - 08:05 AM]
Showtime Launches New Season of the Animated Webisode Series "Dexter(R) Early Cuts"
The web series gives fans "an early look at the life of America's favorite serial killer with storylines that predate the series."

[08/28/12 - 08:03 AM]
The "2012 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show" to Feature Live Performance from Demi Lovato on Thursday, September 6 at 7:00 PM ET/PT
Additionally, Calvin Harris will warm up the VMA crowd for an hour prior to the show and then keep the crowd dancing through the night.

[08/28/12 - 08:02 AM]
Encore Premieres "Titanic: Blood and Steel" on Monday, October 8 at 8PM ET/PT
The 12-part series will air nightly through Saturday, October 13 with back-to-back episodes.

[08/28/12 - 07:56 AM]
Logo Launches New Documentary Series "WHAT!? Logo Documentaries"
First up: "Loving Large" on Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/28/12 - 07:31 AM]
New GMC TV Studios in Atlanta Hosts First Production
GMC TV Studios is located at GMC TV and ASPiRE's new offices in College Park, an Atlanta suburb to which the networks relocated this summer.

[08/28/12 - 07:11 AM]
On September 10th, It's "A New Beginning" for Katie Couric
Sheryl Crow, Chelsea Handler, E L James, Heidi Klum, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Simpson, Sofia Vergara and Wendy Williams are among "Katie's" first guests.

[08/27/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 27
Updates include: Vera Farmiga heads for A&E's "Bates Motel"; Nickelodeon cancels "How to Rock"; and Tom Bower boards NBC's spin-off of "The Office."

[08/27/12 - 10:04 PM]
"Hell's Kitchen" Results for August 27
The remaining chefs now head into the two-part season finale on Tuesday, September 4 and Monday, September 10.







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[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
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