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[07/25/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 25
Updates include: USA mulls "Burn Notice" spin-off; Disney Channel to wrap "Shake It Up" this fall; and Parminder Nagra boards NBC's "The Blacklist."

[07/25/13 - 10:00 PM]
Winner Announced on "Hell's Kitchen"
FOX details the winner of the latest cycle of its cooking competition series.

[07/25/13 - 04:32 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Tops Viewers, "The Challenge" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Spell-Mageddon," Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" and TLC's "Dance Kids ATL."

[07/25/13 - 03:35 PM]
HBO at TCA: "Treme" to Return December 1; Cinemax Exits "Transporter"
Plus: the network chiefs on the futures of "The Newsroom," "Family Tree"; new projects from David Milch, Danny McBride; and more!

[07/25/13 - 03:12 PM]
"Joe Rogan Questions Everything" Becomes Syfy's Most Watched Reality Series Premiere in Five Months
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/25/13 - 02:07 PM]
Steven Soderbergh and Clive Owen Team Up for New Cinemax Original Series "The Knick"
Production on the 10-episode series will begin in New York in September.

[07/25/13 - 02:03 PM]
Cinematic Romp "Seduced and Abandoned," Chronicling James Toback and Alec Baldwin's Quest to Make a Movie, Debuts Oct. 28, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary follows director James Toback and actor Alec Baldwin as they work their way through the Cannes Film Festival in an attempt to secure financing for a film.

[07/25/13 - 02:02 PM]
Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and Benjamin Walker Star in the HBO Films Presentation "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," Directed by Stephen Frears, Debuting Oct. 5
Stephen Frears directed the film from a script by Shawn Slovo.

[07/25/13 - 02:01 PM]
Sarah Silverman to Star in Her First HBO Comedy Special - "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles" to Debut Saturday, Nov. 23
The special is produced by Funny Or Die and Black Gold Films.

[07/25/13 - 02:00 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
The pay channels release their biannual overview of their respective programming highlights.

[07/25/13 - 01:36 PM]
HBO Confirms Lineup of Documentaries for Second Half of 2013, Presenting a Fall Series for the First Time
Highlights include "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," a portrait of the pioneering stand-up comedienne on November 18.

[07/25/13 - 01:35 PM]
New HBO Comedy Series "Hello Ladies," Starring Stephen Merchant, Debuts Sept. 29
Christine Woods, Nate Torrence and Kevin Weisman also star in the project, with Crista Flanagan, Jenny Slate, Sean Wing and Sarah Wright among the guest stars.

[07/25/13 - 12:19 PM]
BBC America's Announcements at TCA Summer Press Tour
"In the Flesh" to return in the spring; plus premiere dates for "Burton and Taylor," "Atlantis," "Ripper Street," "Orphan Black" and more!

[07/25/13 - 11:39 AM]
Lady Gaga to Perform at the 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" Live from Brooklyn on August 25 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Additional 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" performers will be announced at a later date.

[07/25/13 - 10:44 AM]
"Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday at 9 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Network
The show features three, long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.

[07/25/13 - 10:38 AM]
Charissa Thompson, Donovan McNabb, Gary Payton & Ephraim Salaam Join Andy Roddick on FOX Sports 1's Nightly Flagship Show
America's new sports network launches Saturday, August 17.

[07/25/13 - 10:36 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outperform Timeslot Competition in Every Key Category for Week of July 15-19
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 15-19.

[07/25/13 - 10:33 AM]
Royals Go Overseas and Undercover on TLC's "Secret Princes"
The series returns with the first of eight episodes on Friday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/25/13 - 10:32 AM]
World Premiere Series "The Unexplained Files" Investigates Bizarre Phenomena and Mysterious Cases This Summer on Science Channel
The six-part series launches Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[07/25/13 - 10:31 AM]
Discovery Channel Uncovers the Lives of the World's Most Elusive Predators in "Man, Cheetah, Wild"
The two-hour special premieres Thursday, October 3 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/25/13 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek at "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" - Coming October on VH1
KeKe Palmer, Drew Sidora and Lil Mama star in the project, due on Monday, October 21.

[07/25/13 - 10:06 AM]
Bravo Media's "Property Envy" Gets New Real Estate as It Moves to 11:30 PM ET/PT Starting Tuesday, July 30
The Stephen Collins-hosted series previously aired Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/25/13 - 10:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres New Series "Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall" on Sunday, September 1
The new 13-part series is produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions.

[07/25/13 - 10:04 AM]
Lived to Tell: Survivors Who Stared Death in the Face Reveal Their True-Life Horror Stories on Investigation Discovery's "Surviving Evil"
Charisma Carpenter hosts the 10-episode series, premiering Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/25/13 - 09:45 AM]
Cartoon Network Mobile App Launches on Top Android Tablets
The app is also available to download for free from the NOOK Store(TM) and the Amazon Appstore for the NOOK(R) HD Tablet and the Kindle Fire.

[07/25/13 - 09:29 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta" and "Hit the Floor" Season Finales Premiere Monday, July 29 at 8 & 9PM
Plus: look for "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta's" two-part reunion premiering on August 5 and August 12.

[07/25/13 - 09:16 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Programming Premieres and a New Series for 2014
Highlights include the OWN premiere of Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" on Wednesday, September 18.

[07/25/13 - 09:01 AM]
Legendary Daytime Talk Show Host Oprah Winfrey to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Thursday, August 1
This will mark her second-ever visit to the series, and her first since her much-talked-about appearance on December 1, 2005.

[07/25/13 - 08:49 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Equals Last Year's First Results Show in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/25/13 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos as "MasterChef" Rises
NBC has to settle for second place as "America's Got Talent drops double-digits from last week.

[07/25/13 - 08:14 AM]
The ABC Television Network and the Country Music Association Announce the Date for "The 47th Annual CMA Awards"
The ceremony will be held in the heart of "Music City" at The Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, November 6.

[07/25/13 - 08:08 AM]
Larry David Stars in "Clear History," an HBO Films Presentation Directed by Greg Mottola, Debuting Aug. 10
Jon Hamm, Bill Hader, Philip Baker Hall, Kate Hudson, Michael Keaton, Danny McBride, Eva Mendes, Amy Ryan and J.B. Smoove also star.

[07/25/13 - 07:29 AM]
A&E Network Trades Up to the Third Season of "Barter Kings"
The series returns with eight all-new episodes beginning on Tuesday, August 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/24/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 24
Updates include: Cary Elwes boards USA's "Horizon"; Ving Rhames joins Lifetime's "Day Late and a Dollar Short"; and Daniella Alonso joins the cast of NBC's "The Night Shift."

[07/24/13 - 05:38 PM]
ESPN Announces Fall Slate of "30 for 30" Documentaries
"Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau" kicks off a six-week run beginning Tuesday, October 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/13 - 05:10 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Dramas Top Viewers, "Deadliest Catch" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Property Envy," ABC Family's "The Vineyard" and ESPN's "Nine for IX."

[07/24/13 - 03:46 PM]
Syfy to Wrap "Sinbad," "Primeval: New World" Early with Marathons
Look for their remaining episodes to air on Saturday, August 3 and August 10, respectively.

[07/24/13 - 03:25 PM]
Jason Sudeikis Announces He Is Leaving "Saturday Night Live" When the Actor Visits CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" Tonight
"Yeah, I'm going to leave," he said in the interview. "Yeah, I'm not coming back next fall."

[07/24/13 - 02:57 PM]
Soaring by Double Digits Week to Week, "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 for 6th Time in 7 Weeks
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/24/13 - 02:39 PM]
FX Offers a Golden Opportunity to Watch/DVR Its Emmy(R) Award-Nominated Shows "American Horror Story: Asylum" and "Louie"
The former airs August 23 and 24 with the latter on August 17.

[07/24/13 - 02:10 PM]
Discovery Channel Is the Top Cable Network for Men on Tuesday, July 24
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/24/13 - 01:10 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Roars Back September 10 on FX
The show's sixth season will open with a special 90-minute installment.

[07/24/13 - 01:02 PM]
Gurney Productions Finds Another Diamond in the Rough in New Discovery Series "Porter Ridge"
The series, from the creators of "Duck Dynasty," premieres Tuesday, August 13 at 10:30/9:30c.

[07/24/13 - 12:03 PM]
Daphne Zuniga Added to Cast in "Dead Letters" (Working Title) a Hallmark Channel Original Movie of the Week and Potential New Primetime Series from Executive Producer and Creator Martha Williamson
She'll join the previously cast Eric Mabius and Kristin Booth on the project, which premieres October 12.

[07/24/13 - 11:51 AM]
Nickelodeon Unleashes New Preschool Series "Paw Patrol" Monday, Aug. 12, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Leading into the premiere will be a special primetime episode of "Bubble Guppies" at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/13 - 11:15 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Adds Some Magic This Holiday Season with "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" Its First-Ever Unique Holiday Programming Slate
Hallmark Movie Channel will also premiere five family-friendly Christmas classics as part of "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas."

[07/24/13 - 11:14 AM]
Lori Loughlin Scours Garage Sales for Hidden Treasure and Hidden Clues in "Garage Sale Mystery," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere September 14
Andrew Dunbar, Rick Ravanello and Cameron Bancroft also star in the project, which is based on Suzi Weinert's novel "Garage Sale Stalker."

[07/24/13 - 11:13 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Embarks on TV's Newest Holiday Destination "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" with the Network's First-Ever Original Holiday Movie, "Christmas with Tucker" Starring James Brolin, Gage Munroe and Josie Bissett
The project is a prequel to the 2009 Hallmark Hall of Fame film "A Dog Named Christmas."

[07/24/13 - 11:12 AM]
Hallmark Channel Brings Back the Unmatched Success of "Countdown to Christmas," the #1 Most Treasured Holiday Destination by Television Viewers
The network details its 12 new Christmas-themed original movies due this upcoming holiday.

[07/24/13 - 11:11 AM]
Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell and Naomi Judd Star in "Window Wonderland," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere in Holiday 2013
Cameron Mathison, Matty Finochio and Terence Kelly also star in the project.







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[11/23/14 - 08:57 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Saturday Night Football" Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the second week in a row.

[11/23/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Cameron Diaz, Ranks As the Night's #1 Telecast on the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 22.

[11/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
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[11/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/21/14 - 03:07 PM]
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[11/21/14 - 01:30 PM]
Disney XD to Sneak Preview New Original Series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero" on Friday, December 5
Emmy Award-winner Henry Winkler guest stars as The Snowman.

[11/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
Feast with the Titans in a Special Thanksgiving Episode of "Teen Titans Go!" Airing Wednesday, November 26, at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT
In addition, the Titans have a lot to be thankful for as the action-comedy series continues to be a strong performer on Cartoon Network.

[11/21/14 - 01:08 PM]
Emmy(R) and Tony Award(R) Winner Ellen Barkin to Guest Star on "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
She's set as Dani Kirschenbloom, a headhunter who works closely with Thom Payne (Steve Coogan).

[11/21/14 - 12:52 PM]
CBS Celebrates the Holidays with Very Merry Episodes
These original episodes join the previously announced holiday music specials as well as perennial holiday favorites.

[11/21/14 - 12:02 PM]
VH1 to Air Special Encore Presentation of "Behind the Music: Aaliyah" on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6PM and 10PM
Aaliyah's family members participated in the original production in 2001 and her brother approved the additions made in the updated 2012 version, which will be seen on Sunday.

[11/21/14 - 11:00 AM]
Season Three Premiere of Bounce TV's "Off The Chain" Series Reaches Over 1.7 Million Viewers
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19.

[11/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
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"The Haves and the Have Nots," "Love Thy Neighbor" and "Raising Whitley" are among the returning class.

[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Spike TV to Premiere "Lip Sync Battle" from Jimmy Fallon's Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant
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[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
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Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Genie Francis and Marilu Henner are among the scheduled guests.