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[08/29/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 29
Updates include: Julia Stiles, David Walton to star in ABC's "The Makeover"; Barbara Hall returns to CBS with new drama; and Miranda Lambert's ABC Family drama moves to NBC.

[08/29/12 - 10:06 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 29
Plus: look for a special dance performance by AXIS Dance Company on next week's episode.

[08/29/12 - 03:30 PM]
The Weather Channel is #1-Rated Cable Network Tuesday Morning, Aug. 28
The Weather Channel spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 28.

[08/29/12 - 03:25 PM]
"The Price Is Right" Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary with a Special Episode, Tuesday, Sept. 4
To celebrate the milestone, the show welcomes back contestants from throughout its 40-year run.

[08/29/12 - 03:07 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Fox News Tops Viewers, MTV's "Teen Mom" Wins Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Cartoon Network's "Total Drama," OWN's "Top 25 Best Oprah Show Moments" and TLC's "Abby & Brittany."

[08/29/12 - 03:05 PM]
"Hoarders" Season 6 to Premiere Monday, September 10 at 9PM ET/PT on A&E
The veteran reality series was previously slated to return on Monday, August 13.

[08/29/12 - 02:27 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Summer Finale Generates Most Social Buzz of Any Series in TV History
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 28.

[08/29/12 - 01:56 PM]
The Epic Saga Continues as "Star Wars(TM): The Clone Wars(TM)" Returns for its Fifth Season on Cartoon Network and Enters Syndication Nationwide
Plus: watch the trailer for the new season, on its new day and time - Saturday, September 29 at 9:30 am.

[08/29/12 - 01:41 PM]
Mike Florio to Host "Pro Football Talk" on NBC Sports Network; Debuts September 4
The one-hour series will air at 5 p.m. ET, every Monday through Friday, and will be co-hosted by Erik Kuselias.

[08/29/12 - 12:42 PM]
E!'s "Fashion Police" Announces The Second Annual Super-Sized September Issue
Kimora Lee Simmons will guest host the two special "Fashion Week" themed episodes at Lincoln Center.

[08/29/12 - 12:08 PM]
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Featured in Turner Sports Video for 2012 MLB Postseason
TBS will exclusively televise the first-ever American League and National League Wild Card Games on October 5.

[08/29/12 - 11:49 AM]
Discovery Channel Reveals Untold Survivor Story with "The 9/11 Surfer"
NBC's Willie Geist narrates the one-hour special, premiering Tuesday, September 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/29/12 - 11:40 AM]
Paley Center Announces Panelists & Partnership with Livestream for PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties, September 5-11
The screening of "The New Normal" kicks things off on Wednesday, September 5.

[08/29/12 - 11:13 AM]
Syfy's 2012 Fall Programming Features First Ever Live "Face Off" as Centerpiece of "31 Days of Halloween"
Newly announced premieres include "Scare Tactics" on Monday, October 29 and "Viral Video Showdown" on Tuesday, October 30.

[08/29/12 - 11:11 AM]
NBC Bumps Saturday Run of "Saving Hope" Back a Week
Following tomorrow's broadcast, look for episodes 12 and 13 on Saturday, September 8 and September 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/29/12 - 11:01 AM]
Sheet Music Collection from Season One of "Smash" Now Available from NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products
"The Music of Smash: Sheet Music Collection" is the first officially licensed music folio from the series.

[08/29/12 - 11:00 AM]
Joe Earley Named Chief Operating Officer for Fox Broadcasting Company
Previously, Earley served as President of Marketing & Communications for the network.

[08/29/12 - 10:14 AM]
Video: New Teaser for FX's Spookiest Original Drama "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out "Taste," the latest spot for the new season, premiering in October.

[08/29/12 - 10:05 AM]
"Anger Management" Gets Back 90 - Sitcom Starring Charlie Sheen Exceeds Ratings Threshold to Earn 90-Episode Order from FX
Production on the new season begins September 24 for a January return.

[08/29/12 - 10:00 AM]
Noriko Gee Promoted to Senior Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling, CBS
In her position, Gee will be responsible for scheduling all CBS primetime series, specials and movies.

[08/29/12 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Picks Up "Wipeout" for a Sixth Season
Plus: Jill Wagner to return as co-host for the new season.

[08/29/12 - 09:30 AM]
The Hub TV Network Hits "Go" on Third Season of "Family Game Night" with All-New Format Sunday, September 23
Plus: look for a seven-hour "Best of 'Family Game Night' Marathon" on Friday, September 21 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/29/12 - 09:20 AM]
"Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" Ranks as #1 Cable Reality Series of the Summer Among Adults 18-49 and the #1 Social Series of the Summer on All Television
VH1 spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/29/12 - 09:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos With Season High from "MasterChef"
NBC, while the most-watched network, has to settle for second place among adults 18-49.

[08/29/12 - 08:59 AM]
Video: "The New Normal" - Watch the Premiere Two Weeks Before It Airs on NBC
The show's pilot - premiering Tuesday, September 11 at 9:30/8:30c - is now available on Hulu.

[08/29/12 - 08:57 AM]
Ratings Success Continues During History(R)'s Hot Summer Number One in All Cable in Key Demos
History spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/29/12 - 08:47 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 in Two-Hour Averages for Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 28.

[08/29/12 - 08:43 AM]
Iyanla Vanzant Shares Her Profound Spiritual Lessons with Oprah Winfrey on "Super Soul Sunday"
The two-part interview airs Sunday, September 9 and September 16 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

[08/29/12 - 08:34 AM]
Syfy's Bone-Chilling Hit Series "Paranormal Witness" Renewed for a Third Season
The first three episodes of the season have averaged 1.2 million total viewers.

[08/29/12 - 08:33 AM]
Oxygen Scores Big on Monday Nights - "Bad Girls Club" Continues To Rank In Top Five For Most Social Series
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, August 27.

[08/29/12 - 08:31 AM]
The Final Roar: On September 16, Animal Planet's "Eating Giants: Hippo" Pays Homage to the Circle of Life
An additional special about elephants is slated to air in October 2012.

[08/29/12 - 08:00 AM]
Entertainment One to Bring Stanley Kubrick's "Downslope" and "God Fearing Man" to the Small Screen
Both projects will be co-produced with Philco Films' Emmy(R) winner Steve Lanning and Philip Hobbs.

[08/29/12 - 07:34 AM]
Showtime(R) Launches New Alternate Reality Game in Support of the Second Season of "Homeland"
ItHitsHome.com will allow fans of the series to bridge the gap between seasons one and two.

[08/29/12 - 07:11 AM]
"SNL" Premieres with Host Seth MacFarlane and Musical Guest Frank Ocean on September 15
Then look for Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Mumford & Sons on September 22 and Daniel Craig and Muse on October 6.

[08/29/12 - 06:22 AM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Season Two of "It's a Brad, Brad World" and Introduces "Courtney Loves Dallas"
The latter stars Courtney Kerr from "Most Eligible Dallas" who "is ready to embark upon the next phase of her life both professionally and romantically."

[08/29/12 - 06:01 AM]
CBS Announces the Cast for the 21st Installment of the Eight-Time Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Amazing Race"
The eight-time Emmy-winner returns Sunday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[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.







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