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[07/15/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 15
Updates include: Manny Coto returns for "24: Live Another Day"; Chris Christie to appear on NBC's "The Michael J. Fox Show"; and Jim Beaver to return as Bobby Singer on "Supernatural."

[07/15/13 - 04:59 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown," "Treehouse Masters" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Magic City," VH1's "Stevie TV" and Discovery's "Philly Throttle."

[07/15/13 - 03:42 PM]
The CW Announces Two Night Concert Event, "2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival," Airing September 30 and October 1
The four-hour special will be split across said nights beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/15/13 - 03:06 PM]
Disney XD Platform Transforms to Disney Fandom, a Three-Night Event Showcasing Programming From Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel and More, Beginning Tuesday, July 30
The special event will feature Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies and a Star Wars documentary, as well as special episodes created just for Disney Fandom.

[07/15/13 - 03:04 PM]
"Broadway on Live" Week Returns to "Live With Kelly and Michael," July 22-26
Throughout the week, "Live" will showcase five hit musicals, with exclusive segments saluting the best that Broadway has to offer.

[07/15/13 - 01:54 PM]
Live Plus 7-Day DVR Playback Boosts the Premiere of "Under The Dome" To 17.76 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, June 24.

[07/15/13 - 01:18 PM]
DIY Network Launches U.S. Premiere of Mike Holmes New Series "Holmes Makes It Right" on Tuesday, August 6
During each one-hour episode, Holmes uncovers shoddy construction practices and rescues deserving homeowners and communities from repair and renovation disasters.

[07/15/13 - 01:13 PM]
Ubisoft(R)'s Wacky, Mischievous Raving Rabbids(R) Invade Nickelodeon Saturday, August 3, at 11:30A.M. (ET/PT) During Brand-New Animated Series Premiere "Rabbids Invasion"
The 26 half-hour episodes will follow the curious, irreverent and unpredictable creatures as they discover, explore, and often wreak havoc in the human world.

[07/15/13 - 01:05 PM]
Sherri Shepherd to Guest Star on the Ninth Season Premiere of "How I Met Your Mother," Monday, Sept. 23
Sherri will play Daphne, a woman traveling to New York on the same flight as Marshall.

[07/15/13 - 12:35 PM]
Video: Cast of TNT's "Major Crimes" Speaks Out Against Bullying in GLSEN.org Video
Check out this special message in support of GLSEN from the cast.

[07/15/13 - 12:20 PM]
Academy Award-Winner Mira Sorvino to Join USA's "Psych" for a Multi-Episode Arc
Sorvino will play the Santa Barbara Police Department's newest head detective, Betsy Brannigan.

[07/15/13 - 12:15 PM]
Bravo Media Remembers Cory Monteith - Network Re-Airs His Appearance on "Inside the Actors Studio" Thursday, July 18 at 6PM ET/PT
Said installment originally aired on Monday, April 9, 2012.

[07/15/13 - 12:13 PM]
Mary-Louise Parker to Star in "Christmas in Conway," New Hallmark Hall of Fame Production
The film will become the 250th presentation of the Hallmark Hall of Fame when it premieres on ABC later this year.

[07/15/13 - 12:12 PM]
TV One Takes a Trip to Bountiful with New Special Premiering Thursday, July 25, 8pm/ET
Cathy Hughes discusses the emotional and unforgettable show and interviews the all-star cast that includes Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Vanessa Williams.

[07/15/13 - 12:05 PM]
Composer Bear Mccreary Joins Starz' "Black Sails," from Producer Michael Bay
Plus: Starz has added a special performance with McCreary to kick off the show's premiere screening Thursday night in San Diego.

[07/15/13 - 11:51 AM]
"The Bridge" Vaults on Live+3 Time-Shifted Data
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 10.

[07/15/13 - 11:40 AM]
Dillon Francis to Headline the "MTV2 Party in the Park" on July 18 in San Diego During "MTV Geekend" at Comic-Con
New Politics is also performing at the event, which kicks off at 7:00 p.m. PT.

[07/15/13 - 11:11 AM]
Internet Superstar Toby Turner Brings His Distinctive Brand of Humor to Cartoon Network for On-Air Campaign
The spots will start airing today and will continue throughout the summer.

[07/15/13 - 11:02 AM]
The Hub Network Will Have the Exclusive Network Premiere of Hasbro Studio's Popular Feature Film "My Little Pony Equestria Girls," September 1
Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain and Cathy Weseluck will voice their roles from "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic."

[07/15/13 - 10:57 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Haunted Hathaways" Bows With More Than 3 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, July 13.

[07/15/13 - 10:38 AM]
Golf Channel Teams Up with NFL for "Big Break NFL"
Jerry Rice, Chris Doleman, Mark Rypien, Tim Brown, Marc Bulger and Al Del Greco are among the participants.

[07/15/13 - 10:21 AM]
Syfy Will Take Over the Streets - and Buildings - of San Diego During 2013 Comic-Con International
The network will use the event as the launch pad for its newest scripted series "Helix," due in January 2014.

[07/15/13 - 10:15 AM]
History's New Series "Hatfields & Mccoys: White Lightning" Premieres Thursday, August 1 at 10 p.m.
The reality series follows the current real-life descendants of Randall McCoy and Devil Anse Hatfield as they face an opportunity that could rewrite history.

[07/15/13 - 10:01 AM]
Gladiators Unite as BET Networks Enters Into an Agreement with Disney-ABC Television Group to Air Current Season Episodes of "Scandal" Eight Days After Each Episode's Premiere Broadcast on ABC
In addition, BET will debut the first two seasons of the series this summer on its network.

[07/15/13 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Series "True Blood" for Seventh Season
New episodes of the series will debut in summer 2014, with executive producer Brian Buckner returning as showrunner.

[07/15/13 - 09:56 AM]
New Weekday Lineup on ESPN and ESPN2 Set for Football Season
Among the networks' weekday highlights that take effect in August are the addition of the daily, hour-long "NFL Insiders," featuring Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter.

[07/15/13 - 09:42 AM]
John Oliver and Friends Are Back for Another Bite of the Big Apple When "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" Season 4 Premieres on Comedy Central(R) Friday, July 26 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Nick Turner, Colin Jost and Reggie Watts are all featured in the debut installment.

[07/15/13 - 09:41 AM]
Chando: ABC Family Has Canceled "The Lying Game"
The actress broke said news via her Twitter page this morning.

[07/15/13 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Family Stars Keegan Allen ("Pretty Little Liars") and Maddie Hasson ("Twisted") to Participate in Live Twitter Chats During the East Coast Broadcasts of Their Series Tuesday, July 16
They'll be up on @KeeganAllen and @MadelaineHasson, respectively, during said telecasts.

[07/15/13 - 09:30 AM]
Kelly Goode Joins ABC Family as Vice President, Original Programming
Goode joins the network with vast experience in programming, formerly serving as GSN's Head of Programming.

[07/15/13 - 08:54 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Original Series "Modern Dads" on Wednesday, August 21 at 10:30PM ET/PT
The reality series follows a tight-knit group of stay-at-home fathers balancing their roles as dudes and dads.

[07/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's Repeat "Castle" Defeats NBC's Original "Crossing Lines"
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 14.

[07/15/13 - 08:25 AM]
Showtime(R) to Host Signings and Live Podcasts with "Dexter(R)" Cast Members at Comic-Con 2013
Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington, David Zayas, Aimee Garcia and Yvonne Strahovski are all slated to participate.

[07/15/13 - 08:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Repeats Pull Off Demo Victory
CBS's "Big Brother" however is the top program in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/15/13 - 08:20 AM]
Great American Country Celebrates Rolling Lifestyle of Top Stars With Exclusive Look at "Celebrity Motor Homes"
RVs belonging to Jake Owen, Gretchen Wilson, Craig Morgan, Brad Pitt, Simon Cowell and Heidi Klum are among those featured.

[07/15/13 - 08:17 AM]
VH1 Goes Into Overtime with Series Renewal of Scripted Series "Hit the Floor"
The series is averaging 1.22 in the adult 18-49 demo and has attracted an average of 1.9 million total viewers.

[07/15/13 - 08:13 AM]
Barbara Walters Names Jenny McCarthy Co-Host of "The View"
The comedian/actress/host and best-selling author officially starts on Monday, September 9, the kick-off to Season 17.

[07/15/13 - 07:23 AM]
Bounce TV Announces First-Ever Renewals and More Launches
Among the clearances: Raycom Media has renewed its original distribution agreement for Bounce TV in 26 markets.

[07/15/13 - 07:10 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights New Original Programming + Renewals of Popular Primetime Series
"Airport 24/7: Miami," "Bizarre Foods America," "The Dead Files," "Toy Hunter" and "Trip Flip" are all due back.

[07/15/13 - 06:14 AM]
Sonar Entertainment Launches "Minis + Movies," a New YouTube Paid Channel
The service will be offered to consumers for a monthly subscription price of $1.99 per month, or discounted at 19.99 per year.

[07/14/13 - 02:24 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "48 Hours" Top Viewers, Share Demo Crown with FOX
The Eye's veteran newsmagazine tops both categories last night.

[07/13/13 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Repeat, Newsmagazines Top Demos for ABC
"Dateline NBC" however is the most-watched program in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/13/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers the #1 Rating of the Night in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 12.

[07/12/13 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 12
Updates include: Greg Grunberg, Diane Farr to lead USA's "Divide & Conquer"; Lindsay Lohan to star in OWN series; and Justin Hartley to recur on ABC's "Revenge."

[07/12/13 - 06:00 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: History's "Pawn Stars," "Swamp People" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for USA's "Summer Camp," Syfy's "Sharknado" and MTV's "The Show with Vinny."

[07/12/13 - 04:16 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "The Challenge," "The Bridge" Lead Demo Race
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Crown Chasers," VH1's "Couples Therapy" and Spike TV's "Fight Master: Bellator MMA."

[07/12/13 - 01:00 PM]
Stars of TNT's Hit Series "Major Crimes" to Live Tweet During All-New Episode
They'll be joined by creator-writer-executive producer James Duff during Monday's telecast.

[07/12/13 - 11:29 AM]
Bill Cosby Concert Special, "Far from Finished," to Air on Comedy Central(R) November 24, 2013
Robert Townsend directed the show, which will be compiled from material that Cosby performed at the Cerritos Performing Arts Center earlier this summer.

[07/12/13 - 11:02 AM]
Hulks Smash Their Way Into the Marvel Universe Block in a Special One-Hour Premiere of "Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." Sunday, August 11 On Disney XD
Plus: beginning Thursday, August 1, the series premiere episode "Doorway to Destruction, Part 1" debuts exclusively online.

[07/12/13 - 10:44 AM]
Vanessa Marano of "Switched at Birth" and the Creators of "The Fosters" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcast of Their Series Monday, July 15
The latter's Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg will be tweeting via their handles @ThePeterPaige and @BradleyBredeweg.







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[07/29/15 - 02:18 PM]
Through the Eyes of the Spies: New Documentary Reveals a Unique Perspective on the Life of Fidel Castro
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" will premiere on AHC in 4Q 2015 and on Discovery Networks International's factual channels in more than 220 countries and territories this fall.

[07/29/15 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Family to Give Viewers a First Look at "Kevin From Work" on Facebook
The show will premiere on ABC Family on Wednesday, August 12 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[07/29/15 - 01:17 PM]
Travel Channel's "36 Hours" Based on The New York Times' Popular Weekly Column Premieres Monday, August 17th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Co-hosts Kristen Kish and Kyle Martino arrive in a new city each week where they'll have a weekend to meet insiders who will point them to the best restaurants, hot spots and attractions.

[07/29/15 - 12:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Earns Season High and Ranks #1 on All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, July 24.

[07/29/15 - 12:49 PM]
Grammy(R) and Academy Award(R)-Winning Sensation John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive-Produce WGN America's Highly Anticipated Dramatic Thriller, "Underground"
Additionally, Get Lifted will oversee the score, soundtrack and all music aspects of the series.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Fall Premieres
New seasons of "For Better or Worse," "Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" and "If Loving You is Wrong" will kick things off in September.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
E! Announces New Series "Hollywood Teen Medium" (Working Title)
Following the life of 19-year old Tyler Henry, the series explores the world of this self-proclaimed clairvoyant medium as he balances his unique abilities with trying to be a regular teenager.

[07/29/15 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" Executive Team to Remain with Late-Night Flagship Franchise
"Steve, Jen, Tim, Jill and Adam have been key architects of 'The Daily Show's' success, and we are excited that they will continue at the core of the creative team working with Trevor Noah as the show evolves," said Michele Ganeless.

[07/29/15 - 10:29 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Season Premiere This Mon., Aug. 3 at 11 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The season premiere of the 30-minute show will feature NBC Sports Group's Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, hosts of The 2 Robbies "Football" Show on NBC Sports Radio, as they preview the 2015-16 season.

[07/29/15 - 10:08 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Highlights the Importance of Big Cat Awareness with Full Lineup of World Lion Day Programming, Aug. 10
The network's programming initiative also draws awareness to the National Geographic Society's Big Cats Initiative with public service announcements and on-air promotional attention, kicking off Wednesday, July 29.

[07/29/15 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Announces Season Two Pick-Up for "Scream" During Summer TCA Presentation
Plus: the network sets return dates for "Finding Carter" and "Ridiculousness."

[07/29/15 - 09:45 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Leah Wolchok's "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The feature-length documentary debuts Monday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO, following a limited theatrical run (Nov. 20-Dec. 3).

[07/29/15 - 09:01 AM]
FX Networks Launches Emojis Based on Hit Original Series
"Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "The Strain," "Man Seeking Woman" and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" are among the initial offerings.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Confirms "Welcome to Sweden" Exit, "Hollywood Game Night" Repeats to Fill Slot
Plus: look for the "Mr. Robinson" one-hour premiere to rebroadcast Sunday, August 9 at 7:00/6:00c.