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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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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
Esquire Network Kicks Off Summer with Four-Day "Ninjathon" Over Memorial Day Weekend Begining Friday, May 27 at 7:00AM ET/PT
Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.