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[06/20/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 20
Updates include: Ray Romano books return to NBC's "Parenthood"; Jesse Lee Soffer officially on board "Chicago Fire," "Chicago PD"; and Zach Grenier named series regular on CBS's "The Good Wife."

[06/20/13 - 05:29 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Futurama" Tops Demos in Return, "Royal Pains" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Fight Master: Bellator MMA," E!'s "The Soup Investigates" and Lifetime's "John Walsh Investigates."

[06/20/13 - 03:14 PM]
Most-Watched Stanley Cup Final on Record Through Four Games
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 19.

[06/20/13 - 02:25 PM]
Bravo Media Pays Tribute to the Late James Gandolfini with His Appearance on "Inside the Actors Studio" Airing Sunday, June 23 at 6PM ET/PT
Bravo will also encore the episode, which originally aired on October 17, 2004, on Monday, June 24 at 10:30am and Wednesday, June 26 at 6pm.

[06/20/13 - 01:06 PM]
MTV Celebrates President Reagan-Declared "National Catfish Day" with the Season Two Return of Hit Docu-Series "Catfish: The TV Show" on Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
MTV will also air a marathon of the complete first season on Sunday, June 23 beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT.

[06/20/13 - 12:38 PM]
CBS Introduces the 16 New Houseguests Competing in the "Big Brother" House This Summer
The 15th installment of the reality series premieres Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/20/13 - 12:14 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue to Top Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Week of June 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 10-14.

[06/20/13 - 12:12 PM]
Pirates Wanted! Starz Unfurls Fan-Only Sneak Peek Screening of "Black Sails" at Comic-Con
The first episode will be screened for fans only during Comic-Con 2013 on Thursday, July 18.

[06/20/13 - 12:07 PM]
ABC Takes on Comic-Con International 2013
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" and "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" will join returning series "Once Upon a Time."

[06/20/13 - 11:46 AM]
Destination America Announces Grammy Award-Winning Band The Mavericks for Upcoming "Red, White and You" Festivities in Fayetteville, NC and Union Beach, NJ
"We couldn't be more thrilled with the opportunity to play for these two outstanding communities on this special occasion," said Raul Malo, lead singer of The Mavericks.

[06/20/13 - 11:23 AM]
Revolt TV Finalizes National Carriage Deal with Time Warner Cable
The upcoming cable network led by Sean Combs has an emphasis on music programming, live content and a robust social media component.

[06/20/13 - 11:22 AM]
Patrick Dempsey Chases the World's Top Drivers and Past Racing Legends in "Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans" on Velocity
The four-part event premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/20/13 - 10:58 AM]
Lifetime to World Premiere "The Nightmare Nanny," "The Toyman Killer," "Hidden Away" in July
Ashley Scott, Sarah Carter, Magda Apanowicz, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Ivan Sergei and Elisabeth Rohm are among the featured stars.

[06/20/13 - 10:40 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" a New Stand-Up Series Hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani
"Of all the comedy shows on Comedy Central that are taped in the back of a comic book store, this will be the best one," said Ray, Nanjiani and Emily Gordon.

[06/20/13 - 10:35 AM]
Naketha Mattocks Named Vice President, Original Movies, Disney Channels
In her new role Mattocks will develop movie scripts, generate new projects, collaborate with writers and directors and oversee the creative storytelling throughout production.

[06/20/13 - 10:08 AM]
Discovery to Premiere New Series "Warlocks Rising" and "Philly Throttle" on Friday, July 5
Said duo will air back-to-back at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[06/20/13 - 10:01 AM]
The Machine Goes Digital: Hit Drama Series "Person of Interest" Available for First Time Via Digital Download
Consumers may purchase all episodes to date through all digital retailers, including iTunes and Amazon Instant Video.

[06/20/13 - 09:46 AM]
"The Newsroom" Kicks Off Second Season July 14
New to the guest cast in the nine-episode season two are Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Grace Gummer and Constance Zimmer.

[06/20/13 - 09:39 AM]
"Bizarre ER" Returns to Discovery Fit & Health Saturday, July 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
The award-winning program from Maverick TV is narrated by famed singer, stage and TV actor John Barrowman.

[06/20/13 - 09:23 AM]
"The American Baking Competition" Wins Its Time Period in Viewers with Its Largest Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 19.

[06/20/13 - 09:15 AM]
MTV Is Heating Up This Summer with the Return of Rob Dyrdek's "Ridiculousness," "Money from Strangers" and "Nikki & Sara Live"
The former duo returns Thursday, July 18 while "Nikki & Sara" are due back on Tuesday, July 30.

[06/20/13 - 08:48 AM]
Chiller Unveils New 2013-2014 Original Movies
"Animal" and "Deep in the Darkness" will join the previously announced "Beneath" and "The Monkey's Paw."

[06/20/13 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Inch Out Victory for NBC
Game 4 is down a few ticks from last Wednesday's opener but still manages to hold off FOX's "MasterChef."

[06/20/13 - 08:17 AM]
"Ann Curry Reports: A Face in the Crowd" Airs Friday, June 28 at 10P/9C
The one-hour special "tells the remarkable story of courage, faith, improbable decisions, and an extraordinary transformation."

[06/20/13 - 07:54 AM]
Series Finale: Coming Up on "Rock Center With Brian Williams" - Friday, June 21 at 10P/9C
Brian Williams, Harry Smith, Kate Snow, Dr. Nancy Snyderman and Chelsea Clinton are among this week's contributors.

[06/20/13 - 07:46 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores its Best Performance Yet at 11:35pm
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 10-14.

[06/20/13 - 07:41 AM]
Not Even Dry Land Is Safe When "Sharknado" Hits Syfy July 11!
Plus: look for Frankie Muniz and Barry Bostwick in "Blast Vegas," premiering Thursday, July 18.

[06/20/13 - 07:04 AM]
Brand New WE tv Series "Obsessed with the Dress" Premieres July 27th at 9PM
The six-episode series follows former Mrs. Nebraska titleholder, turned business owner, Michele Strom and her pageant-winning staff at The Winning Crown Boutique.

[06/20/13 - 06:59 AM]
"Masterpiece" on PBS/WGBH and ITV Studios Announce Co-Production Deal for "Breathless"
Jack Davenport stars as a brilliant surgeon who believes he can make a difference in womens' lives in 1961 London.

[06/19/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 19
Updates include: James Gandolfini passes away at age 51; ReelzChannel nixes "The Big Picture" prior to premiere; and Sienna Guillory to depart NBC's "Believe."

[06/19/13 - 05:57 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Counting Cars" Tops Viewers, "Pretty Little Liars" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Most Awkward Moments," Discovery's "Blood & Oil" and Syfy's "Total Blackout."

[06/19/13 - 04:20 PM]
Gothic Thriller "Hemlock Grove" Back on Netflix for a Second Season
10 new episodes will return in 2014 with Charles Eglee serving as showrunner.

[06/19/13 - 03:27 PM]
FX Acquires New Untitled Sitcom Starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence
Lawrence and Grammer will play two Chicago lawyers from vastly different backgrounds who unexpectedly meet in court on the worst day of their lives.

[06/19/13 - 03:15 PM]
USA Network Launches "Necessary Roughness" Webisode Series
The six-week experience follows Terrance "TK" King (Mehcad Brooks) on his quest to become a reality star.

[06/19/13 - 03:04 PM]
ABC Family's "Twisted" Grows by Double Digits; "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 Scripted TV Telecast in Core 18-34 and 12-34 Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 18.

[06/19/13 - 01:39 PM]
TNT Bumps Newcomer "72 Hours" to Friday Nights
The reality competition series, which had been airing on Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c, will relocate to Fridays effective immediately.

[06/19/13 - 12:17 PM]
ESPN to Present World Series of Poker Main Event
To kick off ESPN's WSOP coverage, the inaugural World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific Main Event Final Table will air on Tuesday, July 23.

[06/19/13 - 12:04 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Summer Premieres for Popular Primetime Series
"Oprah's Lifeclass," "Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" and "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" are all due back in the coming weeks.

[06/19/13 - 12:04 PM]
CBS Promotes Glenn Geller to Oversee Combined Current Programming Department for CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Studios
Plus: David Brownfield, who has been head of CBS Entertainment's current programming department since 2004, has signed a development deal with CBS Television Studios.

[06/19/13 - 11:00 AM]
Ohio State and University of Michigan Students Compete to Win "Best Makeover" in HGTV's "Raise a Roof: College Challenge"
The special features teams of university students as they compete in a spirited makeover event that benefits two Rebuilding Together-sponsored homes near their campuses.

[06/19/13 - 09:27 AM]
Chad Smith, Marky Ramone, Nick Jonas, ?uestlove, Zac Hanson, Liberty DeVitto and Others to Join Andrew W.K. for 24-Hour Live Drumming Marathon During MTV/VH1/CMT's O Music Awards Kicking Off Tonight at 7PM ET/4PM PT
The drumming world record attempt will serve as the heart beat for O Music Awards' "Live Music Day Festival," which features more than 50 bands, five kittens, and one goat.

[06/19/13 - 09:12 AM]
Melissa Joan Hart ("Melissa & Joey") and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ("Baby Daddy") to Participate in Live Twitter Chats Tonight, June 19 on ABC Family
They'll be up on @MelissaJoanHart and @AnnaMariaPdT during their respective telecasts.

[06/19/13 - 09:11 AM]
Disney Channel Orders "I Didn't Do It," Starring Disney XD Star Olivia Holt and Newcomer Austin North
In the series, ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school.

[06/19/13 - 09:06 AM]
"Beware the Batman" Soars to Cartoon Network - CGI Action Series Premieres on Saturday, July 13 at 10 A.M. (ET/PT)
Anthony Ruivivar, J.B. Blanc and Sumalee Montano lead the voice ensemble for the series.

[06/19/13 - 09:02 AM]
'Tis The Season... To Celebrate Half Christmas with the "Workaholics"
The infamous Half Christmas episode, "The Strike," will air on Monday, June 24 at midnight/11:00c to kick off the holiday.

[06/19/13 - 08:41 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Finale Falls Short of the NBA Finals
ABC's coverage of Game 6 dominates the night, posting gains from the year-ago telecast of Game 4.

[06/19/13 - 08:35 AM]
"48 Hours" First at 10:00 PM in Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49, Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 15.

[06/19/13 - 07:45 AM]
Second Highest-Rated NBA Finals Game 6 Ever on ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 18.

[06/19/13 - 06:46 AM]
TLC to Air "Breaking Amish: Brave New World" Two-Part After Show
The one-hour specials will air Sunday, July 7 and Sunday, July 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/19/13 - 06:15 AM]
"Big Brother" Introduces Two New Twists for This Summer's Edition Which Premieres June 26 on CBS
The first twist is a series' first: instead of two Houseguests being nominated each week for eviction, contestants will nominate three in this summer's edition.







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[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
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FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
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[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
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[08/22/14 - 07:32 AM]
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[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
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