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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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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
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