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[06/11/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 11
Updates include: Disney Channel to end "Good Luck Charlie"; DirecTV gives "Rogue" a second season; and Sarah Jane Morris boards A&E's "Occult."

[06/11/13 - 05:14 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer," TBS's "Deon Cole's Black Box" and TLC's "Surreal Estate."

[06/11/13 - 04:36 PM]
Alfonso Ribeiro Named Host of ABC Family's New Series "Spell-Mageddon"
The show will join ABC Family's Wednesday night comedy line-up on Wednesday July 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/11/13 - 03:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Pretty Little Liars" Executive Producer I. Marlene King
Check out our red carpet visits last night's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/11/13 - 03:18 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Pretty Little Liars" Executive Producer Oliver Goldstick
Check out our red carpet visits last night's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/11/13 - 03:17 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Pretty Little Liars" Co-Star Tyler Blackburn
Check out our red carpet visits last night's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/11/13 - 02:39 PM]
Pivot's First Annual State of the Industry Report Reveals Increasingly Large Percentage of 18-34 Year Olds Have Become "Broadbanders," Abandoning the Pay TV Ecosystem
The study is the first to release data about the sizing of the millennial market in terms of broadband only vs. broadband plus Pay TV.

[06/11/13 - 02:36 PM]
New FOX Comedy "Dads" Tees Up Free Golf at Golfing Facilities on Father's Day This Sunday, June 16
Golfing dads will also get a sneak peek at the new comedy and head home with their very own branded golf balls.

[06/11/13 - 02:26 PM]
"Switched at Birth" Returns as Cable's #1 Scripted Telecast at 8pm in Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 10.

[06/11/13 - 02:25 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Wraps Season with Big Finish
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Princesses: Long Island," Showtime's "The Borgias" and E!'s "The Wanted Life."

[06/11/13 - 02:20 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Sam & Cat" Opens on Top for Nickelodeon
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Primeval: New World," Lifetime's "The Good Mother" and OWN's "Golden Sisters."

[06/11/13 - 02:20 PM]
WE tv Renews Its Popular Originals "Tamar & Vince" and "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?"
"Tamar & Vince" will return Thursday, September 5 at 9:00/8:00c while Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" will be back in early 2014.

[06/11/13 - 02:20 PM]
MTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment Join Forces Like Never Before for the Film "This Is the End," in Theaters June 12
Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, James Franco, Craig Robinson and Jay Baruchel will star in "The Real World: This Is the End Edition" during tomorrow's "Real World: Portland" finale.

[06/11/13 - 02:20 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Returns As #1 Monday Cable Prime Time Program for Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, June 10.

[06/11/13 - 02:16 PM]
VH1's "Hollywood Exes" Returns Monday, July 8th at 10 PM ET/PT
The series will then regularly air Sundays at 9:00/8:00c beginning July 14.

[06/11/13 - 01:32 PM]
"Gideon's Army," an Inside Look at the Criminal Justice System Through the Eyes of Idealistic Young Public Defenders in the South, Debuts July 1 on HBO
The Dawn Porter-directed film was the winner of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Editing Award for U.S. Documentary Competition.

[06/11/13 - 01:24 PM]
"Teen Titans Go!" Is a Go for Second Season on Cartoon Network
Since its premiere on the network in April, the series has been a viewer favorite averaging more than 1.7 million total viewers per telecast.

[06/11/13 - 01:22 PM]
National Geographic Channel Launches Two New Powerful, First-Person Combat Series: "Battleground Afghanistan" and "Eyewitness War"
Both series will launch back-to-back on Monday, July 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/11/13 - 12:38 PM]
Stanley Cup Conference Finals Are Most-Watched in 17 Years
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date.

[06/11/13 - 12:29 PM]
New Premiere Date & Time: CNBC Prime Premieres New Reality Series "The Profit" Tuesday, July 30th at 10PM ET/PT
The series, formerly known as "The Big Fix," was previously slated to bow the Tuesday prior.

[06/11/13 - 12:25 PM]
NBC Second in Primetime June 3-9, But #1 Among Entertainment Programs
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/11/13 - 12:16 PM]
Christina Aguilera, Pitbull, Bruno Mars, Florida Georgia Line and Nelly Join NBC's "The Voice" for June 18 Season Finale
Cher, who will also participate, was previously announced.

[06/11/13 - 12:09 PM]
BET Networks Original Programming Dominates with the Top Four Sitcoms on Television Among African Americans
Plus: four new projects are currently in development at the network.

[06/11/13 - 11:53 AM]
Soaring to 9-Week Highs, Disney Channel Delivers Clean Total Day Sweep in Total Viewers and Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/11/13 - 11:36 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Star Sasha Pieterse Now Confirmed to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat Tonight, June 11
To ask Sasha a question, fans should tweet at her handle @sashaapieterse and include the hashtag #PLLChat.

[06/11/13 - 11:34 AM]
Animal Planet Branches Out with "Treehouse Masters" and "Tanked" Performances
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, June 7.

[06/11/13 - 11:08 AM]
TNT Scores Its 7th Consecutive Sweep of Basic Cable's Weekly Primetime Rankings
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/11/13 - 11:06 AM]
"48 Hours: Secrets of the River" Is Saturday's #1 Show in Adults 25-54, Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 8.

[06/11/13 - 11:00 AM]
TNT's "Major Crimes" Opens Season Two with 5+ Million Viewers; "King & Maxwell" Follows with 3.5 Million
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 10.

[06/11/13 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Wins in Viewers and Young Adults, Ranking No. 1 for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/11/13 - 10:42 AM]
Alexander Ludwig and Linus Roache Join Cast of History's Hit Scripted Drama Series "Vikings"
Season two will begin production this summer and is slated to return in 2014.

[06/11/13 - 10:35 AM]
FOX's Week Was Highlighted by Strong Performances from "So You Think You Can Dance," "MasterChef" and "Hell's Kitchen"
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/11/13 - 09:38 AM]
Tatiana Maslany of BBC America's Original Series "Orphan Black" Wins Critics' Choice Television Award
"Tatiana Maslany is truly television's brightest new star," commented Perry Simon.

[06/11/13 - 09:35 AM]
"Supermarket Superstar," with Host Stacy Keibler, to Debut July 22 on Lifetime
Each episode follows three home chefs as they pitch their product concepts to titans of the food world for the opportunity to have their creation launched nationally in a major grocery chain.

[06/11/13 - 09:34 AM]
Kravitz Design Inc. to Create and Style Show Set for "The Queen Latifah Show"
The show will film in front of a live audience in a newly refurbished soundstage on the Sony Studio lot in Culver City.

[06/11/13 - 09:17 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat" Debuts at Number One, Net's Biggest Live-Action Launch in Three Years
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/11/13 - 09:14 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Builds to Rank as the #1 Syndie Talker in Households and Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 27-May 31.

[06/11/13 - 09:11 AM]
TV's #1 Freshman Syndie Talker, "Katie" Grows Its Viewer Count Week to Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 27-May 31.

[06/11/13 - 09:00 AM]
Degrassi Seniors Say Farewell in an Hour-Long Degrassi Season Finale, "Time of My Life" Premiering Friday, June 21, at 9:00 P.M. (ET)
Plus: look for season 13 to roll out on Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning July 11.

[06/11/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Mistresses" Is Up 17% to Become the First New Scripted Summer Series to Build on Its Debut in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 10.

[06/11/13 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Winner Is" Keep NBC in Front
Plus: ABC's "Mistresses" and The CW's "Oh Sit!" see week-to-week gains in adults 18-49.

[06/11/13 - 08:31 AM]
Longtime "Late Night" Writer to Produce "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
"She is brilliant. I think she is the right choice to lead 'The Tonight Show' into the future," Lorne Michaels said.

[06/11/13 - 06:50 AM]
Travel Channel to Premiere New Original Series "Best Daym Takeout" on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
In the series, Daymon "Daym" Patterson travels the country to give one-of-a-kind reviews of the best takeaway meals from behind the steering wheel.

[06/11/13 - 05:00 AM]
Lawrence Hill's Tour de Force Novel, "The Book of Negroes," to Be Adapted to a Mini-Series for CBC and BET
The mini-series is written by multiple-award winning filmmaker Clement Virgo and co-written by Lawrence Hill.

[06/11/13 - 03:20 AM]
Reelz to Premiere New Original Series "The Big Picture"
The weekly look at Hollywood, pop culture and the world of entertainment will premiere Thursday, June 20 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/10/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 10
Updates include: HBO's "The Leftover" lands quartet; Tom Felton joins TNT's "Murder in the First"; and NBC eyes reshoots for "I Am Victor" pilot.

[06/10/13 - 04:05 PM]
Dan Harmon Confirmed As Showrunner for "Community"
Both Harmon and Chris McKenna are returning as executive producers for the show's fifth season.

[06/10/13 - 03:48 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, NHL Playoffs Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons," Syfy's "Continuum" and VH1's "Stevie TV."

[06/10/13 - 02:43 PM]
"Melissa and Joey," "Baby Daddy" to Serve Up Two Original Episodes This Wednesday, June 12
"Melissa and Joey" episodes will bookend back-to-back installments of "Baby Daddy" beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/10/13 - 02:37 PM]
Avan Jogia to Participate in Live Twitter Chat for the Series Premiere of ABC Family's "Twisted" Tuesday, June 11th
Fans should tweet at his handle @ATJogia and include the hashtag #Twisted in tweets to ask Avan their questions.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.