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[07/03/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 2 & Wednesday, July 3
Updates include: David Fynn becomes "Undateable" for NBC; Sean Pertwee cast as Inspector Lestrade on CBS's "Elementary"; and Jill Soloway sells a new comedy to Amazon Studios.

[07/03/13 - 05:19 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Being Mary Jane" Tops Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "Minute to Win It," ESPN's "Nine for IX" and TLC's "Family S.O.S. with Jo Frost."

[07/03/13 - 11:13 AM]
USA Network Launches TV Everywhere as Part of Larger Company Roll-Out Across NBCUniversal
Launching today for iOS, "USA Now" will be available in an Android version in mid-July.

[07/03/13 - 11:00 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils New Programming Slate
Look for "Knife Fight" and "Brew Dogs" on Tuesday, September 24 followed by "The Getaway" and "Boundless" on Wednesday, September 25.

[07/03/13 - 10:26 AM]
Syfy's New "Heroes of Cosplay" Shines the Light on Unconventional Conventioneers Who Are All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go
The six-episode series, formerly known as "Cosworld," will now launch Tuesday, August 13 alongside the new season of "Face Off."

[07/03/13 - 09:20 AM]
TBS Shifts Series Premiere of "Deal With It" to Wednesday, July 17
The hidden-camera game show was previously set to roll out on Tuesday, July 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/03/13 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 telecast of the Night in Every Key Category
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 2.

[07/03/13 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign
FOX and CBS are left with second, third in adults 18-49 last night.

[07/03/13 - 07:46 AM]
"Sunday Best" Sizzling Season Six Promises More Show-Stopping and Memorable Performances Than Ever Before! Premiering Sunday, July 7 at 8:00 P.M.
The new season boasts the return of gospel greats Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans as judges for the auditions and stage show.

[07/03/13 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix and PBS Strike Expanded Programming Agreement for U.S. and Canada
New additions include all seasons of critically acclaimed "The Bletchley Circle," a gripping murder mystery drama from the U.K.

[07/02/13 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 2
Plus: Erin Andrews to guest judge on next week's episode, airing July 9.

[07/02/13 - 05:26 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop" Again Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Gideon's Army," TLC's "Four Houses" and TBS's "Deon Cole's Black Box."

[07/02/13 - 04:01 PM]
Statement from Hallmark Channel Regarding "Marie" Starring Marie Osmond
"Hallmark Channel has decided not to greenlight a second season of its Critics Choice Award nominated talk show, 'Marie,' starring Marie Osmond," said the network.

[07/02/13 - 02:57 PM]
Original Series Deliver Growth in the Second Quarter for The Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 02:41 PM]
Anchors Away! Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Series Premiere Delivers 1.1 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:33 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Sets Series Highs for 2nd Straight Week; "Switched at Birth" Rises to Season Highs in Key Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:32 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "BET Awards 2013" Dominate the Competition
Plus: numbers for G4's "American Ninja Warrior," NBC Sports Network's "NHL Draft" and Discovery's "Skywire: Nik Talks the Walk."

[07/02/13 - 02:30 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" and "Street Outlaws" Are #1 and #2 on July 1st
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 02:29 PM]
Disney Channel Celebrates Summer with First-Ever Flash Forward Weekend, Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28
"A.N.T. Farm," "Austin & Ally," "Dog With A Blog," "Fish Hooks," "Good Luck Charlie," "Jessie," and "Shake It Up" are among the featured series.

[07/02/13 - 02:27 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Anna Nicole," "Sam & Cat" Snag Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Banner 4th of July," OWN's "Golden Sisters" and Syfy's "Sinbad."

[07/02/13 - 02:26 PM]
CBS to Once Again Encore "Under the Dome" This Sunday
Last night's episode will rebroadcast this Sunday, July 7 at 9:00/8:00c in place of "The Good Wife."

[07/02/13 - 02:22 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "WWE Smackdown" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Stevie TV"; Starz's "Magic City"; and TNT's "72 Hours."

[07/02/13 - 02:00 PM]
The Machine Unlocks Your Door and Accesses Your Room at Comic-Con(R) 2013
"Person of Interest" will be featured on limited-edition collectible keycards during Comic-Con 2013.

[07/02/13 - 01:55 PM]
"Big Brother" Live Eviction Show, "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Person of Interest" Moving to New Time Periods
The former will now be broadcast on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday nights.

[07/02/13 - 01:47 PM]
NBC Sports Network Posts Most-Watched Primetime Quarter Ever
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 01:02 PM]
TNT Orders Fourth Season of Epic Series "Falling Skies," Basic Cable's #1 Summer Drama with Key Adult Demos
The network plans to launch the 10-episode fourth season in summer 2014.

[07/02/13 - 12:49 PM]
Animal Planet Delivers Its Best Quarter Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:46 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Network for 9th Consecutive Quarter in Kids 6-11 and 17th in Tweens 9-14; Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschool Network
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:42 PM]
CMT Closes Out 2nd Quarter with Double-Digit Gains Across Prime and Total Day
CMT spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:31 PM]
"48 Hours: The Hunt for Mr. Wright" Encore Was Saturday's #1 Program in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 29.

[07/02/13 - 12:24 PM]
Lifetime Locks in Double Digit Year-Over-Year Growth for Second Quarter 2013
Lifetime spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:17 PM]
NBC Adds Jewel to the Popular a Cappella Competition Show "The Sing-Off" Along with Returning Host Nick Lachey and Judges Shawn Stockman and Ben Folds
As recently announced, "The Sing-Off" received a new series commitment as a holiday strip to air over several nights later this year.

[07/02/13 - 12:12 PM]
TNT Wins the Title as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Key Adult Demos for Q2 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:07 PM]
Martha Williamson Begins a Highly Anticipated Return to Television with "Dead Letters," (Working Title) a Hallmark Channel Original Movie of the Week and Potential New Primetime Series
Eric Mabius and Kristin Booth star in the project, which premieres Saturday, October 12.

[07/02/13 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime Commits to Air New Documentary "Knock Knock, It's Tig Notaro"
As always, Notaro's nationwide performances will feature special guest appearances from some of her famous and funny friends.

[07/02/13 - 12:02 PM]
Chris Rock, Kevin James, George Lopez, Ashanti and More to Play in the 2013 Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game
The Softball Game will be televised immediately following the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on ESPN on July 15.

[07/02/13 - 11:30 AM]
AMC Joins Forces with Skybound and Ruckus Sports for "The Walking Dead Escape"
The zombie obstacle course will return to Petco Park during Comic-Con weekend in San Diego, July 19 and 20.

[07/02/13 - 11:19 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Delivers Best Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 11:17 AM]
HGTV Debuts Disaster Recovery Series "Catastrophe Inc." on Sunday, July 14 at 10 A.M. ET
The series features licensed recovery contractors Ed Ranieri and Enzo Maddalena, designer Kari Openshaw and Joe Charboneau.

[07/02/13 - 11:16 AM]
"Under The Dome" Is the Week's #1 Program in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 24-30.

[07/02/13 - 10:58 AM]
Final Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Series "Dexter(R)" to Headline Opening Day of Comic-Con 2013
Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar, and Yvonne Strahovski are slated to appear.

[07/02/13 - 10:48 AM]
The Final Week of June Marked Week-Over-Week Growth for FOX
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 24-30.

[07/02/13 - 10:31 AM]
NBC Announces Exciting Panel Lineup at Comic-Con, Including "The Blacklist," "Hannibal," "Community," "Revolution" and "Grimm"
Talent from "Saturday Night Live," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "Ironside" will also participate on various panels.

[07/02/13 - 10:30 AM]
"Animation Domination High-Def," Featuring the Debuts of "Axe Cop" and "High School USA!," to Preview in Primetime Sunday, July 21, on FOX
The quarter-hour series will then formally roll out on Saturday, July 27 as previously announced.

[07/02/13 - 10:10 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Brings "Oprah's Lifeclass" to Dallas for MegaFest 2013 with Bishop T.D. Jakes on August 29
Tickets to attend the show will be available for purchase starting Friday, July 5.

[07/02/13 - 10:10 AM]
11.52 Million Viewers Return to the Dome
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, July 1.

[07/02/13 - 10:05 AM]
VH1 Pops Out Two Hours of Elite Infants at Royal Baby-Palozza
Look for the specials "Totally Royal Tots: UK Edition" and "Totally Royal Tots: American Edition" on Sunday, July 7.

[07/02/13 - 09:58 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 in 18-49 Among ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX for the Primetime Week of June 24-30
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 24-30.

[07/02/13 - 09:50 AM]
Film Society of Lincoln Center and AMC Present Week-Long Celebration of "Breaking Bad"
The weeklong celebration begins with a free five-day marathon screening of all previous seasons (July 26-30) at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Amphitheater.

[07/02/13 - 09:37 AM]
"The Cheshire Murders" Explores the Triple Homicide That Rocked Small-Town America When the Documentary Debuts July 22, Exclusively on HBO
The film is a universal human tale of the search for justice in the face of a crime that seemed to have permanently upended small-town life.







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[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.

[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal
The new agreement also expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
Holidays at Food Network Get Even Sweeter with New Series "Holiday Baking Championship"
Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series premieres Sunday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
National League Division Series Presented by Budweiser Coverage Begins Friday, Oct. 3 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Tosh.0" to Debut Family-Friendly Episode Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
"Comedy isn't about being clean or dirty, it's about appealing to as wide an audience as possible so I can sell more tickets to my stand-up shows," said Tosh.

[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
AMC to Debut "Better Call Saul" Music Video This Sunday, October 5 at 7:15pm ET/PT During the Final Night of The "Breaking Bad" Binge
The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.