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[06/26/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 26
Updates include: MTV cancels "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous"; "I Am Victor," "To My Assistant" extend cast options; and Lauren Iungerich departs MTV's "Awkward."

[06/26/13 - 04:44 PM]
Exclusive: "So You Think You Can Dance" to Wrap Season on Tuesday, September 10
Plus: a recap of all the network's finales for its summer lineup.

[06/26/13 - 04:22 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Catfish" Returns Win Originals Race
Plus: numbers for VH1's "I'm Married to a...," GSN's "Minute to Win It" and Syfy's "Exit."

[06/26/13 - 04:21 PM]
Exclusive: The CW to Encore New Fall Launches on Fridays
"The Tomorrow People," "Reign" and "The Originals" will all rebroadcast their openers within a few days of their premieres.

[06/26/13 - 02:58 PM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Hooks Viewers Once Again: Season Two Debut Is #1 Cable Telecast of the Day Among Persons 12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 25.

[06/26/13 - 02:39 PM]
Newark Mayor Cory Booker to Sit Down with Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan on "Live with Kelly and Michael," Monday, July 8
Booker will chat with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan about the upcoming charity golf tournament he'll co-host with Strahan to benefit the Newark Mentoring Movement.

[06/26/13 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2013-2014 Season
Among its highlights: newcomer "Sleepy Hollow" will premiere Monday, September 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/26/13 - 01:13 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat" Unites Iconic Comedy Duo Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams in First Appearance on Scripted Series in Over 30 Years
In the episode, Sam and Cat are ordered to rename their babysitting business because it's too similar to "Salmon Cat," a TV show from the '70s.

[06/26/13 - 01:12 PM]
Actor Rhys Ifans to Star in Recurring Role on "Elementary," Premiering Sept. 26
He'll play Sherlock Holmes' older brother, Mycroft Holmes, in the second season premiere.

[06/26/13 - 12:05 PM]
"The Crash Reel," the Story of Snowboarding Champion Kevin Pearce, Directed by Two-Time Oscar(R) Nominee Lucy Walker, Debuts July 15, Exclusively on HBO
The film was an official selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and won the Audience Award at South By Southwest Film Festival.

[06/26/13 - 11:48 AM]
TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles Books" 6.6 Million Viewers, Outperforming Season Three Launch by +18%
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 25.

[06/26/13 - 11:33 AM]
TLC's "Crown Chasers" (Formerly Titled "Mrs. Perfect") Will Be Premiering on Wednesday, July 10 at 10 PM ET/PT
The special unveils the cutthroat world of Mrs. Pageants through the eyes of five women, ages 30-52, who live in the greater Denver area.

[06/26/13 - 11:29 AM]
Discovery Communications Names Charlie Foley Executive Vice President of Newly Created Original Content Group
Based in the company's New York offices, he will continue to oversee Animal Planet's Development department.

[06/26/13 - 11:06 AM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Rivals II" One-Hour Launch Special Hosted by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Kenny Santucci, Airs Tonight, Wednesday, June 26 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: MTV will give viewers the chance to revisit "The Challenge: Rivals I" with a special marathon airing this Friday, June 28.

[06/26/13 - 10:06 AM]
Nik Wallenda to Give Step by Step Analysis of the Skywire Walk Heard Round the World
"Skywire: Nik Talks The Walk" premieres this Sunday, June 30 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery.

[06/26/13 - 10:03 AM]
"All My Children" and "One Life to Live" Set for Summer Fling on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network with Exclusive 10-Week Limited Engagement
Half-hour episodes of each show will air Monday through Thursday beginning July 15 with "All My Children" at 1 p.m. ET/PT and "One Life to Live" at 3 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/26/13 - 09:58 AM]
Pivot, Participant's New Cable Network, Rolls Out More Than 300 Hours of Original Programming
The new cable network launches on August 1st with the premiere of its live midnight talk show, "TakePart Live" (TPL).

[06/26/13 - 09:57 AM]
Time Changes for Syfy's July 2013 Scheduling Lineup Including the Series Premiere of "Joe Rogan Questions Everything"
Plus: "Haunted Highway" and "Killer Contact," originally scheduled for July, will be announced at a later date.

[06/26/13 - 09:56 AM]
All New Series "Wheeler Dealers: Trading Up" Flips Cars for a Ride Around the World - Premiering This Summer on Velocity
The six-part "Wheeler Dealers" spin-off premieres Wednesday, July 10 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/26/13 - 09:18 AM]
VH1 Joins with Greater Than Aids and Alicia Keys to Spotlight Impact of HIV on Women in the U.S.
The spots are part of a new campaign that encourages women to lead in their everyday lives in response to HIV/AIDS.

[06/26/13 - 09:17 AM]
TLC Reveals Full List of Contributors for New Season of "Who Do You Think You Are?"
On tap are Christina Applegate, Kelly Clarkson, Cindy Crawford, Zooey Deschanel, Chelsea Handler, Chris O'Donnell, Jim Parsons and Trisha Yearwood.

[06/26/13 - 09:09 AM]
"Melissa and Joey" Star Nick Robinson to Particpate in Live Twitter Chat During an All-New Episode of the Comedy Series Airing Wednesday, June 26th
Fans are invited to ask Nick their questions about the series and can tweet to his Twitter handle @nickjrobinson.

[06/26/13 - 08:58 AM]
"RetroMTV Brunch" Returns This Summer with a Daily Marathon of "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" Beginning Monday, July 8 at 9:00 A.M. ET/PT
Plus: MTV will debut the never-before-aired alternate ending to "The Hills" on Friday, August 9.

[06/26/13 - 08:53 AM]
TLC Commits to "Wedding Island" on Thursday Nights
The series follows wedding planner Sandy Malone and her team of experts as they navigate the logistical challenges of coordinating nuptials on Vieques Island, a tiny rock in the Caribbean.

[06/26/13 - 08:46 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Other Key categories
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 25.

[06/26/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Is Up 20% to Tie Its Top Rating Since Last July
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 25.

[06/26/13 - 08:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Paves the Way for NBC Victory
The Peacock's summer mainstay however is down 10% from last week among adults 18-49.

[06/26/13 - 08:02 AM]
Oxygen Pacing for Best 2nd Quarter in Network History in All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/26/13 - 07:17 AM]
USA Orders Two Additional Episodes of "Psych"
Plus: fans will have the opportunity to vote for one episode they want to see appear on-air.

[06/26/13 - 07:12 AM]
Velocity Revs Up the All-New Series "Fantomworks" for the World Premiere on Sunday, June 30 at 8 PM ET/PT
The series tracks restoration expert Dan Short and his bustling shop, FantomWorks, the largest automotive restoration shop in America.

[06/26/13 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Expands Agreement with PBS to Bring Even More Popular TV Shows to Prime Instant Video
Prime Instant Video will now have hundreds of additional episodes of popular PBS programs including "Nova," "Masterpiece" and Ken Burns documentaries.

[06/25/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 25
Updates include: Amy Brenneman boards HBO's "The Leftovers"; Syfy postpones Jamie Foxx's horror anthology; and E! nears cast-contingent pilot orders.

[06/25/13 - 06:38 PM]
Gaumont International Television to Attend Comic Con in San Diego with "Hannibal" Panel Set for Thursday, July 18th
Bryan Fuller, David Slade, Martha De Laurentiis and Hugh Dancy are among the featured panelists.

[06/25/13 - 05:23 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta," "Major Crimes" Lead Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Miss You Can Do It," TLC's "Four Houses" and TBS's "Deon Cole's Black Box."

[06/25/13 - 04:00 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Banner 4th of July" Original Soundtrack EP Available Exclusively on iTunes
Brooke White, Christian Campbell, Michael Barbuto and Mercedes Ruehl star in the film, premiering this Saturday, June 29.

[06/25/13 - 03:21 PM]
8.16 Million Viewers Watch Chicago Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 24 plus its NHL coverage to date this season.

[06/25/13 - 03:09 PM]
FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 Audience Up 26 Percent on ESPN Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for its FIFA coverage to date.

[06/25/13 - 02:14 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Sets Series Highs; "Switched at Birth" Scores Season Highs and Most-Watched Telecast in 5 Months
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 24.

[06/25/13 - 01:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Skywire Live," "True Blood" Dominate Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Veep," OWN's "Dark Girls" and E!'s "The Wanted Life."

[06/25/13 - 01:47 PM]
2013 Stanley Cup MVP Patrick Kane to Visit the "Late Show," Wednesday, June 26
Kane led the Blackhawks with 19 points throughout the playoffs, including three goals and two assists in the six games against the Bruins.

[06/25/13 - 01:45 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Sam & Cat" Tops Viewers, "Jodi Arias" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Skywire: Road to the Canyon," OWN's "Life with La Toya" and Syfy's "Sinbad."

[06/25/13 - 01:39 PM]
HBO Films' "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," Directed by Spike Lee, Shoots in New York for Debut Later This Year
The program will be filmed in New York in July and will debut on the network later this year.

[06/25/13 - 01:29 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast the Series Premiere of "Under the Dome" This Sunday, June 30 at 9:00/8:00c
The show's pilot will encore in time for the second episode, airing Monday, July 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/25/13 - 12:25 PM]
The Doc Is in for "The Doc Files," a Short-Form Series Extension of Disney Junior Hit "Doc McStuffins," Premiering Monday, July 22
Episodes will be available on DisneyJunior.com in conjunction with their linear premiere.

[06/25/13 - 12:10 PM]
Oscar(R), Golden Globe(R) and Grammy(R)-Winning Artist Ryan Bingham Releases Theme Song for FX's Upcoming Original Drama Series "The Bridge"
The single, "Until I'm One With You," is released on Bingham's own Axster Bingham Records and is available today.

[06/25/13 - 12:00 PM]
"Mako Mermaids," Sequel To Global Smash Hit Series "H2O - Just Add Water" Coming Exclusively To Netflix In July
The first 13 episodes of will launch in all Netflix territories on July 26 while the thrilling second half of the season will arrive in September.

[06/25/13 - 11:52 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda" Is the #1 Weekend Program in All of Television in Total Viewers and Across All Key Demos
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 23.

[06/25/13 - 11:43 AM]
Disney Channel Is Cable TV's #1 Total Day Network for 3rd Straight Week in Total Viewers and Sweeps Major Kid Demos for 4th Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 17-23.

[06/25/13 - 11:36 AM]
Internet Destination "AwesomenessTV" Heads to Nickelodeon in Brand-New Series Premiering Monday, July 1, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)
Daniella Monet hosts the sketch comedy series, which showcases a combination of new and existing content from AwesomenessTV.

[06/25/13 - 11:17 AM]
TLC Goes Behind the Seams with the New Special "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: Best Dressed Brides"
The one-hour special premieres this Wednesday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[07/24/14 - 02:01 PM]
NBC to Wrap "Crossbones" Run on Saturday, August 2
The show's planned installments for Friday, August 1 and Friday, August 8 will now air on Saturday, August 2 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/14 - 01:42 PM]
FOX Sports Delivers 23 Hours of Live Coverage from "Hot August Nights" Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson
Bob Varsha leads a seven-member broadcast team, which includes Mike Joy, Steve Magnante, Ralph Sheheen, April Rose, Justin Bell and Tom Jensen.

[07/24/14 - 01:20 PM]
Video: "Legends of TV Land" Panel Reveals Sneak Peek of Upcoming Animated Episode of "Hot in Cleveland" - Featuring Zombies!
Said installment airs next Wednesday, July 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/24/14 - 01:20 PM]
Series Premiere of FX's Newest Original Comedy Series "Married" Pulls in 1.5 Million Total Viewers and 1.1 Million Adults 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/24/14 - 12:30 PM]
Video: USA Network Unveils "Dig" at Comic-Con(R)
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[07/24/14 - 12:01 PM]
Brand New Christmas Special, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," Pixar Animation Studios' Second New Special for Television Featuring Your Favorite Characters from the "Toy Story" Films," To Air December 2 on ABC
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen will once again reprise their roles from the films.

[07/24/14 - 10:53 AM]
"Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend" Announces Amy Purdy to Join Multi-City Tour This Fall
Purdy, a Paralympic Bronze Medalist snowboarder and "Dancing with the Stars" finalist, will join Oprah on stage for Toyota's "Standing O-Vation," which will recognize extraordinary people in communities around the country.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
FX Unleashes "The Strain Transformation" App
Fans can discover what will happen when an ancient parasitic plague enters their system and transforms them into a monstrous vampire.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Releases New Series of Vignettes Called "Single Shots"
The first episode, premiering today, is titled "Donuts" and includes scenes of various comedians including Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman and Brian Regan talking to Jerry about the popular fried dough confections.

[07/24/14 - 09:43 AM]
Nickelodeon and USAopoly Partner to Create Exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-Themed Monopoly(R) Games
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Edition allows fans of Nickelodeon's current TV show to vie for 22 popular locations found throughout the CG-animated series.

[07/24/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Puts NBC Back on Top
The Peacock's summer franchise expands originals to Wednesdays with a victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/24/14 - 07:47 AM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series "Party Down South" Earns Its Highest-Rated Episode Ever, Up Double Digits
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/24/14 - 07:47 AM]
CBS Sports to Broadcast Notre Dame vs. Navy in Prime Time on Saturday, November 1
The Notre Dame vs. Navy game caps off a college football tripleheader as the Network also will broadcast an SEC match-up featuring Florida vs. Georgia at 3:30 PM, ET.

[07/24/14 - 07:02 AM]
"Fashion Rocks(R)," A Live Concert Celebrating the Powerful Relationship Between Fashion and Music, Returns to CBS on Tuesday, Sept. 9
Afrojack, The Band Perry, Duran Duran, KISS, Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, Nico & Vinz, Rita Ora, Pitbull and Usher are among those slated to perform.

[07/24/14 - 06:29 AM]
Syfy and Philips Announce First Ever Transmedia Lighting Experience for "Sharknado" and "Sharknado 2" In-Home Screening
The Syfy Sync app will feature a specially designed "light track" - a visual soundtrack - that adds a heightened layer to the movie-watching experience.