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[09/04/12 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 4
Updates include: CBS lands small screen take on "Beverly Hills Cops"; Kevin Weisman, Nate Torrence join HBO's "Hell Ladies"; and David Hudgins to import "Injustice" for NBC.

[09/04/12 - 10:04 PM]
"MasterChef" Results for September 4
Plus: season four open casting calls begin in San Diego on Saturday, October 6.

[09/04/12 - 09:04 PM]
"Hell's Kitchen" Results for September 4
Look for the season finale this Monday, September 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/04/12 - 08:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Boise State/Michigan State Puts ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Boss," Animal Planet's "Law on the Border" and TLC's "I Found the Gown."

[09/04/12 - 03:26 PM]
"Sunday Best" Season Five Spectacular Finale Delivers Its Highest Ratings In Series Franchise History With 2.6 Million Viewers
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, September 2.

[09/04/12 - 02:36 PM]
The "2012 MTV Video Music Awards" Superstar Line-Up Gets Bigger
Rihanna will "officially kick-off the 2012 VMAs with a super sexy performance of Cockiness (Love It) featuring A$AP Rocky."

[09/04/12 - 02:25 PM]
TBS Orders a Second Round of "Sullivan & Son"
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the second season, which is slated to launch in 2013.

[09/04/12 - 02:21 PM]
BBC America's New Original Series from Executive Producer Jamie Oliver, "Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S.," Premieres September 29
The series will then continue in its regular timeslot of Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/04/12 - 01:43 PM]
Video: "The Vampire Diaries" - Vampire Soul Preview
Check out the latest trailer for the new season, premiering Thursday, October 11 on The CW.

[09/04/12 - 01:22 PM]
"Breaking Bad" Delivers Exceptional Growth with 2.8 Million Viewers
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 2 and the season to date.

[09/04/12 - 12:40 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires Exclusive Cable Rights to "Rachael Ray" and "The Nate Berkus Show"
Two episodes of each show will air back-to-back weekdays beginning Monday, September 10.

[09/04/12 - 12:10 PM]
NBC Adds Preview of New Comedy "The New Normal" on Monday, September 10 to Follow Season Debut of "The Voice"
Said broadcast will bump the previously announced "Grimm" original until Friday, September 28.

[09/04/12 - 12:07 PM]
Comedy Central 2012 RNC Convention Coverage Beats Fox News, MSNBC and CNN Among Young Adults
Comedy Central spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 28-31.

[09/04/12 - 12:06 PM]
CBS Sports Adds Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Neal Elattrache to "NFL on CBS"
Dr. ElAttrache will be "on-call" all season analyzing and explaining injuries and interpreting injury reports.

[09/04/12 - 12:01 PM]
Milo Ventimiglia to Star In and Executive Produce New Crackle Original Series "Chosen"
Diedrich Bader, Nicky Whelan, Brett Davern and Katrina Law will also star in the project.

[09/04/12 - 11:17 AM]
New Documentary Special "9/11 Emergency Room" Airs on TLC - Never-Before-Seen Footage Captures a New View of September 11
The one-hour special premieres this Saturday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/04/12 - 10:40 AM]
Style's Sunday Nights Are Back When Season Three of "Big Rich Texas" and Season Two of "Glam Fairy" Return Sunday, October 7
The series will air back-to-back at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[09/04/12 - 10:31 AM]
Comedic All-Stars Unite for Comedy Central's(R) "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" Hosted by Jon Stewart
Hannibal Buress, Bill Burr, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen and more are on tap for the event.

[09/04/12 - 10:16 AM]
FX Sets Fall 2012 Schedule
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The League" and "BrandX with Russell Brand" are all due back on Thursday, October 11.

[09/04/12 - 10:01 AM]
FEARnet's Irreverent Horror Comedy Series "Holliston" Starts Production On Season 2
Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Sid Haig and Danielle Harris are set to appear in the new 10-episode season.

[09/04/12 - 09:50 AM]
Video: Two New Trailers and One New Teaser for FX's "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Check out the first 30-second spots for the new season, premiering Wednesday, October 17.

[09/04/12 - 09:47 AM]
Heartfelt Documentary "Don't Divorce Me! Kids' Rules for Parents on Divorce" Debuts Sept. 20, Exclusively on HBO
The film comes from Emmy-winning director Amy Schatz and executive producer Rosie O'Donnell.

[09/04/12 - 09:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hotel Hell" Goes Out on Top for FOX
The show's two-hour season finale powers the network to victory among adults 18-49.

[09/04/12 - 09:10 AM]
Starz Acquires Rights to "The White Queen" Original Scripted Drama Series for U.S. and Global Audiences
The 10-episode series will be an adaptation of Philippa Gregory's vivid historical novels "The White Queen," "The Red Queen" and "The Kingmaker's Daughter."

[09/04/12 - 09:01 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Present Top Ten List on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, Sept. 5
The First Lady will be making her fourth appearance on the broadcast and the second in one week - she last visited on Wednesday, August 29.

[09/04/12 - 08:52 AM]
Tia Torres Makes a Tough Move to "The Big Easy" in a New Season of Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls and Parolees"
The newest chapter unfolds in an all-new season premiering Saturday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/04/12 - 08:46 AM]
Life Coach Iyanla Vanzant Tackles the Private Struggles of "Basketball Wives" Star Evelyn Lozada in the Emotional Series Premiere of "Iyanla: Fix My Life"
The two-part series premiere airs Saturday, September 15 and 22 at 10:00/9:00c on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

[09/04/12 - 08:41 AM]
Terrence Jenkins Named Co-Anchor of "E! News" - Host-Personality Joins Giuliana Rancic on Nov. 12
Jason Kennedy and Catt Sadler are the co-anchors of "E! News Weekend."

[09/04/12 - 08:39 AM]
"Grimm" Matches the Combined Rating of ABC's and CBS's Encore Dramas in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 3.

[09/04/12 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor Pad" Grows to Best-Since-Premiere Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 3.

[09/04/12 - 08:31 AM]
Frights and Bragging Rights at "Stake" in Second Season of "Halloween Wars" - Season Premiere Sunday, October 7th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network
Special guest judges this season include Shawnee Smith, Rutina Wesley, Chaske Spencer and Sara Canning.

[09/04/12 - 07:33 AM]
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Returns to CBS, Tuesday, Dec. 4 on the CBS Television Network
Last year's show garnered the best ratings ever in adults 18-49 and women 18-34 and averaged 11.5 million viewers.

[09/04/12 - 06:36 AM]
Video: "Revolution" - Watch the Premiere Two Weeks Before It Airs on NBC
The show's pilot - premiering Monday, September 17 at 10:00/9:00c - is now available on Hulu.

[09/04/12 - 06:35 AM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Is Bigger, Bolder and Back in January 2013 with the Return of Jillian Michaels and a Powerful New Mission
Michaels will join popular returning trainers and top fitness experts Bob Harper and Dolvett Quince.

[09/04/12 - 06:07 AM]
Amazon and EPIX Announce New Prime Instant Video Agreement
Programming from the agreement includes movies from EPIX studio partners, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Lionsgate.

[09/04/12 - 06:06 AM]
Michael Strahan Joins Kelly Ripa as Permanent Co-Host on "Live"
The newly-rechristened "Live! with Kelly and Michael" kicks off today in syndication.

[09/04/12 - 05:20 AM]
"Dateline NBC," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Lead NBC's Telecasts Over the Holiday Weekend
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 31 through Sunday, September 2.

[09/04/12 - 05:06 AM]
Guggenheim Partners, Mandalay Entertainment and Mosaic Media Investment Partners Agree to Purchase Dick Clark Productions from RedZone Capital Management
The company's programming includes the Golden Globe Awards; the American Music Awards; the Academy of Country Music Awards; New Year's Rockin' Eve; and "So You Think You Can Dance."

[09/03/12 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with Animated Repeats
Plus: despite three hours worth of originals, ABC takes fourth place in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/02/12 - 11:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Returns on Top for ABC
FOX however doesn't get a lift from its inaugural primetime coverage.

[09/01/12 - 09:08 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins with All-Repeat Lineup
The Alphabet is tops in total viewers and adults 18-49 with "Shark Tank" and "20/20."

[08/31/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 31
Updates include: Rebecca Breeds joins CBS's "Ex Men"; William Petersen on track to depart Cinemax's "Hurt People"; and Randy Jackson to transition to mentor role on FOX's "American Idol."

[08/31/12 - 05:46 PM]
FOX Makes Reservation for Second Season of "Hotel Hell"
"We're really excited to have the opportunity to turn around many more hotels in dire need of intervention," said Gordon Ramsay.

[08/31/12 - 02:15 PM]
Video: "Sons of Anarchy" - Before the Anarchy: Peek at Season 5
Co-star Theo Rossi takes you behind the scenes in this latest tease for the new season, due Tuesday, September 11.

[08/31/12 - 02:14 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Slates "Rizzoli & Isles" Return for Tuesday, November 27
The five-episode run will close out the show's third season with season four - ordered back in June - due next year.

[08/31/12 - 01:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Wins Demos with College Football, Fox News Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The American Bible Challenge," FX's "Louie" and Showtime's "The Real L Word."

[08/31/12 - 01:26 PM]
"America Now" with Leeza Gibbons & Bill Rancic Premieres September 10
Plus: Susan Feniger, Dailyn Matthews, Stephanie Nelson, Kate Carr, Brent Green and Nathan Lyon are among the show's expanded list of experts.

[08/31/12 - 11:10 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Finds the Funny in New Daytime Syndicated Series Premiering Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Said Harvey, "I'm not a doctor or a therapist, but I am an expert on men - I know what makes us tick."

[08/31/12 - 10:54 AM]
The Roloffs Journey Down Under for a Special Family Vacation in TLC Special
The one-hour special airs this Monday, September 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/31/12 - 10:30 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for August 30
CBS details the latest elimination on its summer mainstay.







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[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
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[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.