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[06/06/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 6
Updates include: FX cancels "BrandX with Russell Brand"; James Gandolfini brings "Taxi-22" to CBS; and Paige Davis joins David Koechner in "Whitey."

[06/06/13 - 04:21 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBC Sports Network Leads Originals with NHL Playoffs
Plus: numbers for TLC's "The Good Buy Girls," ABC Family's "Dancing Fools" and Bravo's "Chef Roble & Co."

[06/06/13 - 03:24 PM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Casting Directors Begin Southern California Talent Search
The search is part of Disney Channel's and Disney XD's ongoing initiative to find, cast and develop diverse young actors, singers and dancers.

[06/06/13 - 03:17 PM]
Style Media Collaborates with People StyleWatch As the Exclusive Magazine Partner of "Style Pop," a New Weekly, Topical Series
The weekly series, hosted by fashion experts Jeannie Mai and Louise Roe, premieres tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/06/13 - 02:48 PM]
CBS to Encore Last Night's "The American Baking Competition" This Friday at 8:00/7:00c
The rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Undercover Boss."

[06/06/13 - 02:39 PM]
The "2013 CMT Music Awards" Explodes Across All Screens As Network's Biggest Night of the Year Event Breaks Records Across Social, CMT.com and CMT Mobile
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.

[06/06/13 - 01:16 PM]
Cassadee Pope Hits No. 1 on iTunes Country Chart and No. 3 on All-Genre Chart
Pope - season-three winner of "The Voice" - debuted her new single "Wasting All These Tears" to open Tuesday's show.

[06/06/13 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews "Nurse Jackie" for Sixth Season
Production for the sixth season will begin this fall in New York.

[06/06/13 - 11:57 AM]
FXX Has "Chozen," Its First Original Series
The animated comedy features the voices of Grant Dekernion, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, Michael Pena, Nick Swardson, Danny McBride, Kathryn Hahn and Method Man.

[06/06/13 - 11:56 AM]
FX Elevates Execs Grad, Schrier and Saftler to President Posts
Grad and Schrier each will hold the title of President, Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, where they will oversee all original programming for FX, FXX and FXM.

[06/06/13 - 11:25 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue to Score Decisive Victories Over Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Week of May 27-31
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 27-31.

[06/06/13 - 11:18 AM]
Rachel Brill Promoted to Vice President, Unscripted Programming for TNT
Prior to joining TNT, Brill served as vice president of development and supervising producer at ZOO Productions.

[06/06/13 - 11:04 AM]
"The Out List," Presenting Living Portraits of Prominent Members of the LGBT Community, Debuts June 27 During LGBT Pride Month, Exclusively on HBO
Dustin Lance Black, Wade Davis, Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris, Cynthia Nixon, Suze Orman, Christine Quinn and Wanda Sykes are among those featured.

[06/06/13 - 10:58 AM]
For the Seventh Straight Week, "Nightline" Beats CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 27-31.

[06/06/13 - 10:49 AM]
Mountain Men of W.V. Seek Mysterious Beasts of the Appalachian Wild in Destination America's New Series "Mountain Monsters"
The six-episode series debuts Saturday, June 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/06/13 - 10:35 AM]
USA Unveils "Graceland: Undercover" - Exclusive Second Screen Experience
The new drama launches tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[06/06/13 - 10:31 AM]
Top-Rated Docu-Series "Tia & Tamera" and "Giuliana & Bill" Return with All-New Seasons This July to Style
Look for the new seasons on Sunday, July 14 and Tuesday, July 16 at 8:00/7:00c, respectively.

[06/06/13 - 10:01 AM]
Hit HBO Comedy Series "Eastbound & Down" to Begin Production on Fourth and Final Season
The final eight episodes roll out beginning Sunday, September 29 on the pay channel.

[06/06/13 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Dates for "Clear History," "Boardwalk Empire," "Hello Ladies" and "Eastbound & Down"
They'll roll out on August 10, September 8 and September 29, respectively.

[06/06/13 - 09:51 AM]
Reelz to Air the 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards Special
Said event is set for Sunday, June 16 at 1am ET/10pm PT on the network.

[06/06/13 - 09:05 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches Innovative CC: Stand-Up App for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch
This innovative video App brings comedy fans a completely new stand-up channel, a tool to discover new comics and a platform for sharing comedic content.

[06/06/13 - 08:37 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Finishes #2 in Its Slot in Adults 18-49 and Ranks #1 in Total Viewers Versus Mostly Original Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.

[06/06/13 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "The Lookout" Holds 100% of its Debut in Adults 18-49 to Rank as Wednesday's #1 New Summer Series
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.

[06/06/13 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Demos with "MasterChef"
The network's mainstay is also up a few ticks from last week's numbers.

[06/06/13 - 08:09 AM]
Travel Channel Launches "Watch Travel Channel" TV Everywhere App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
The app is updated daily with full TV episodes, including Travel Channel's new original series "Rock My RV With Bret Michaels," as well as fan favorites "Airport 24/7: Miami" and "Bizarre Foods America."

[06/06/13 - 08:06 AM]
Sundance Channel Greenlights Original Series "Dream School"
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Jamie Oliver are among the executive producers of the series, due this fall.

[06/06/13 - 07:31 AM]
An Unforgettable Night of Entertainment Will Be Featured on "The 67th Annual Tony Awards(R)," Sunday, June 9 on CBS
The show will include appearances by the musicals "A Christmas Story, The Musical," "Annie," "Bring It On: The Musical," "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," "Kinky Boots," "Matilda The Musical," "Motown The Musical" and "Pippin."

[06/06/13 - 07:16 AM]
Bottoms Up! Comedy Central's(R) "Drunk History" Premieres Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The eight-episode series pairs inebriated storytellers with A-list talent to reenact great moments in history.

[06/06/13 - 07:12 AM]
Unlicensed Guns, Synthetic Drugs and Sex Slavery Are Thriving Industries "Inside: Secret America"
The newcomer premieres Wednesday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[06/06/13 - 06:58 AM]
"Warehouse 13" to Open Its Doors for the Final Time on June 24th
The six all-new episodes for season five will premiere in 2014.

[06/06/13 - 06:31 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Deals for "Under the Dome" with Prominent International Broadcasters
The U.S. drama will be licensed in 200 international markets, with some starting to run the series this summer.

[06/06/13 - 05:26 AM]
Build Your Very Own Bikini Bottom Through Nickelodeon's Worldwide Release of Brand-New Mobile Game, "SpongeBob Moves In"
Available worldwide, "SpongeBob Moves" In features a stylized 2D design and gives fans a whole new way to interact with the hit animated series.

[06/05/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 5
Updates include: Jeff Astrof to run TBS's "Ground Floor"; Justin Chatwin to exit Showtime's "Shameless"; and Josh Stamberg won't return to Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva."

[06/05/13 - 10:03 PM]
Miranda Lambert and Florida Georgia Line Each Claim Two Buckles at the "2013 CMT Music Awards"
Plus: Carrie Underwood wins "Video of the Year" title for "Blown Away."

[06/05/13 - 04:55 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Deadliest Catch," "Storage Wars" Top Originals
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Exit," Lifetime's "Pretty Wicked Moms" and Bravo's "Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl."

[06/05/13 - 02:11 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" Is the #1 Tuesday Primetime Program in Cable for Men 25-54 for Eight Consecutive Weeks
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 4.

[06/05/13 - 02:09 PM]
Nickelodeon Offers Fans Exclusive Sneak Peek at "Sam & Cat," Available Only on iTunes
The seven minute iTunes sneak peek features a special message from Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande.

[06/05/13 - 12:51 PM]
The Epic Saga of "The Borgias" to Reach Its Grand Finale This Season on Showtime(R)
The series will conclude with its final episode on Sunday, June 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/05/13 - 12:26 PM]
Sam Champion, A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade Confirmed to Host the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy(R) Awards Live on HLN on Sunday, June 16
Additional presenters include Rachael Ray, Kathy Griffin and the ladies of "The Talk."

[06/05/13 - 12:10 PM]
Conan O'Brien to Host "Carson on TCM," Premiering Monday, July 1, at 8 p.m. (ET)
"Carson on TCM" will feature chats between Carson and some of Hollywood's biggest stars, from legendary screen icons to young newcomers.

[06/05/13 - 11:32 AM]
Russell Crowe, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Director Zack Snyder to Accept Most Manticipated Award For "Man of Steel" at Spike TV's "Guys Choice" Awards
Plus: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Alba, Buzz Aldrin and Snoop Lion added as presenters.

[06/05/13 - 11:29 AM]
William Shatner and Brian Baumgartner Guest Star on the Live Episode of "Hot In Cleveland" on June 19!
"At long, long last, I am working with someone who is older than me," Shatner joked.

[06/05/13 - 11:01 AM]
Usher to Perform Live on June 10 Telecast of "The Voice"
Plus: Fall Out Boy as well as alumni Tony Lucca, Nicholas David and Terry McDermott to appear on the June 11 episode.

[06/05/13 - 10:56 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) and Channel 4 Commission Arrow Media's "Terror in The Skies"
The gripping series will feature user-generated content to explore why there are so many frightening near-misses in 21st century air travel.

[06/05/13 - 10:29 AM]
Exclusive: NBC Renames "The Family Guide" to "Growing Up Fisher"
J.K. Simmons, Eli Baker, Ava Deluca-Verley and Lance Lim star in the comedy, about a family that's brought closer together by divorce.

[06/05/13 - 10:17 AM]
Spike TV Bolsters Original Series Department with New Additions and Key Promotions
Chris Rantamaki is promoted to Senior Vice President, Original Series while Justin Lacob is promoted to Vice President, Original Series.

[06/05/13 - 10:15 AM]
ABC Announces Annual CMA Music Festival Summer Block Party, to Be Held June 7-8 in Downtown Nashville
Highlights include exclusive screenings of ABC's new fall pilots "Trophy Wife," "The Goldbergs" and "Back in the Game."

[06/05/13 - 10:00 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Ranks as the #2 Syndie Talker in All 3 Sweeps of the Season
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[06/05/13 - 09:54 AM]
The CW Announces the Two-Hour Premiere of the 20th Cycle of "America's Next Top Model" on Friday, August 2
The latest cycle marks the first ever "Guys and Girls" edition of the franchise.

[06/05/13 - 09:08 AM]
"The Colbert Report" Announces One-Hour Music Special with Paul McCartney on Wednesday, June 12 from 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET/PT
The super-sized show will feature an interview as well as performances of songs featured on McCartney's current Out There tour.







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[07/28/15 - 04:55 PM]
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Set in a near-apocalyptic future, the project centers around LA's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race - with cars powered by blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel.

[07/28/15 - 03:55 PM]
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[07/28/15 - 02:18 PM]
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[07/28/15 - 01:43 PM]
Animal Planet Promotes Andy Weissberg and Erin Wanner
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[07/28/15 - 12:36 PM]
Debut of NASCAR Drives NBCSN to Most-Watched July in the Network's History
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/28/15 - 12:00 PM]
HBO NOW Available Today to Verizon Broadband Customers
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[07/28/15 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Agreement with Westminster Kennel Club to Bring Annual Dog Show to FOX Sports 1 and Nat Geo WILD
Beginning in 2017, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show airs in primetime on FOX Sports 1 live from New York City's Madison Square Garden as the seven Best In Group selections are made on Monday and Tuesday night, leading up to Tuesday night's Best In Show announcement.

[07/28/15 - 10:55 AM]
The Lines Are Drawn in Netflix's New "Narcos" Character Posters
All 10 episodes of "Narcos" will premiere on August 28 at 12:01am PST exclusively on Netflix.

[07/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
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"American Rehab: Charleston" and "Attic Gold" are also on tap beginning next month.

[07/28/15 - 10:33 AM]
TV Land Picks Up "The Soul Man" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash for Fifth and Final Season
The sitcom is the network's highest-rated original series among African Americans 25-54 and African American Women 25-54.

[07/28/15 - 10:10 AM]
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[07/28/15 - 09:57 AM]
"48 Hours: Paradise Lost" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54 and Viewers and Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Both Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/28/15 - 09:42 AM]
"Doctor Who" Returns to the Big Screen Nationwide to Feature Never-Before-Seen Prequel to Season Nine and Exclusive Interview with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
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[07/28/15 - 09:29 AM]
The First Day of the Rest of Their Entrepreneurial Lives Begins Now on the Series Premiere of "Startup U," Airing Tuesday, August 11th, at 10:01PM ET/PT
It's a whole new game when ten savvy, creative and ambitious young adults get down to business and experience seven weeks of hard truths, tough lessons and plenty of drama on the series.

[07/28/15 - 09:28 AM]
ABC Family's Procedural Series "Stitchers" Brings on Damon Dayoub as Series Regular
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