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[08/01/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Cindy Chupack to have "The Longest Date" for FOX; David Magee lands "Travelers" at ABC; and Jeremy Jordan, Lynn Collins to visit CBS's "Elementary."

[08/01/13 - 06:20 PM]
FOX's Animation Domination HD Extends "Axe Cop," "High School USA!"
Plus: "Golan the Insatiable" and "Lucas Bros. Moving Co." to premiere in January.

[08/01/13 - 05:22 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Tops Viewers, "Honey Boo Boo" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Do Something Awards," ABC Family's "Spell-Mageddon" and Spike TV's "Fight Master: Bellator MMA."

[08/01/13 - 04:26 PM]
Syfy's "Joe Rogan Questions Everything" Grows in Second Week
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/01/13 - 04:02 PM]
"Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor Special" to Air Live This Sunday on BBC America
"The decision is made and the time has come to reveal who's taking over the TARDIS," said Steven Moffat.

[08/01/13 - 03:55 PM]
Production Has Begun on Animated Space Adventure Series for Preschoolers, "Miles from Tomorrowland," Slated to Premiere in 2015 on Disney Junior
The series comes from Emmy-nominated creator and executive producer Sascha Paladino ("Henry Hugglemonster," "Ni Hao, Kai-lan").

[08/01/13 - 03:22 PM]
After 16 Years, Joy Behar Bids Adieu to "The View," Friday August 9 on ABC
With her friends and family seated in the audience, it's a spectacular send-off that looks back at some of her most memorable and most talked about moments.

[08/01/13 - 03:15 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Million Dollar Listing New York" as Season Finale Brokers a Series High with 1.6 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/01/13 - 02:26 PM]
"Baby Daddy" Sets Season High in Total Viewers
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/01/13 - 01:37 PM]
"Americans in Bed," Revealing Hidden Truths About the Ways People Love Today, Debuts Aug. 12, Exclusively on HBO
The film tracks 10 couples as they offer frank, funny and often surprising insights into love, sex and marriage.

[08/01/13 - 01:11 PM]
NASCAR and FOX Sports Extend and Expand Multi-Platform Rights Agreement
In addition, FOX Sports has added exclusive rights to three additional NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events and the first 14 NASCAR Nationwide Series events of each season.

[08/01/13 - 01:04 PM]
Country Music Superstar Keith Urban Returns to "American Idol XIII" Judges' Table
"Idol" hopefuls will meet host Ryan Seacrest and the judges, including Urban, when the auditions travel to Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Detroit, Omaha, Salt Lake City and San Francisco.

[08/01/13 - 12:41 PM]
Video: New Network Pivot Launches Today with Original Take on Classic Video
The video was recorded live all over Los Angeles and features independent artists Run River North, Goldspot, London Thor, Far and Away, Musical Mammal and Rainbow Jackson.

[08/01/13 - 12:40 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly on the Future of "Glee," "Idol"
Plus: the network's top executive on "Broadchurch," "The Simpsons," "So You Think You Can Dance" and "The Following."

[08/01/13 - 12:08 PM]
"Gravity Falls" in New Disney Channel App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
In the game, Li'l Gideon has called upon his minions from the great beyond to scare Dipper, Mabel and Grunkle Stan out of Gravity Falls.

[08/01/13 - 12:07 PM]
Production Has Begun on the Disney Channel Original Movie "How to Build a Better Boy," Starring China Anne McClain and Kelli Berglund
Marshall Williams, Noah Centineo, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively and Roger Bart also star in the project.

[08/01/13 - 12:04 PM]
Fusion Unveils Programming to Engage and Champion a Diverse America - New Network Launches Monday, October 28
Fusion also unveiled key parts of its programming lineup featuring news, satire and original series.

[08/01/13 - 11:49 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Dominance Over ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of July 22-26
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 22-26.

[08/01/13 - 10:37 AM]
"Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas" Renewed for a Second Season After Helping to Make WE tv the #1 Women's Network for Young Women on Friday Nights This Summer
WE tv has ordered 10 episodes to premiere in early 2014.

[08/01/13 - 09:45 AM]
"Continuum" - #1 Original Cable Drama Fridays at 10pm - Will Return to Syfy For Its Third Season
Currently airing season two, which concludes on Friday, August 30, the series will return to the network in 2014 with 13 all-new episodes.

[08/01/13 - 09:31 AM]
Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri to Mentor Eight Talented Kids in First Ever "Kids Cook-Off"
Over four episodes eight children are divided into Team Rachael and Team Guy, as they compete against each other in a series of challenges, designed to test the kids' culinary know-how.

[08/01/13 - 09:07 AM]
"Supermarket Superstar" Moves to Thursdays; "Drop Dead Diva" Summer Finale on August 11
Plus: look for a "Devious Maids" marathon this Sunday, August 4 beginning at 3:00/2:00c.

[08/01/13 - 09:02 AM]
Bravo Media Unleashes Triple the Drama in a Three-Part Reunion of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" on Monday, August 12 at 8PM ET/PT
Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney, Gretchen Rossi, Alexis Bellino, Heather Dubrow and Lydia McLaughlin head to the couches to reflect on the emotional roller-coaster season.

[08/01/13 - 08:54 AM]
Florida Georgia Line to Perform "Cruise" on "Teen Choice 2013" Live Sunday, August 11, on FOX
In addition, Jenni "JWoww" Farley is set to host this year's arrivals, as the hottest stars make their way down the choice "teal" carpet.

[08/01/13 - 08:53 AM]
Get Ready for Star-Filled "Animation Domination" Sundays This Fall on FOX
Look for Kristen Wiig, Zack Galifianakis, Conan O'Brien, Ashton Kutcher, Zooey Deschanel, Bryan Cranston, Mariah Carey, Megan Mullally, Aziz Ansari and more!

[08/01/13 - 08:52 AM]
"American Idol XIII" Hits the Road in Search of New Talent
Beginning later this month, the hit competition series will hit the road for a five-town mobile tour offering hopefuls a chance to audition for the new season.

[08/01/13 - 08:51 AM]
Kids Fire Up the Kitchen on the Series Premiere of "MasterChef Junior," Friday, September 27, on FOX
24 of the best junior home cooks in the country between the ages of eight and 13 will compete in the first audition round and present their dishes to the judges.

[08/01/13 - 08:50 AM]
Fill Up on FOX Favorites with the "FOX Summer Binge!"
Beginning Sunday, August 11, fans can indulge in the most recent seasons of its returning fall series.

[08/01/13 - 08:49 AM]
Mary Lynn Rajskub Clocks in for "24: Live Another Day" Debuting Spring 2014 on FOX
"I am thrilled to be working with Howard and the writers again - and, of course, Kiefer!," said Rajskub.

[08/01/13 - 08:48 AM]
A Shocking Unsolved Murder Puts a Small Town Under Scrutiny in FOX's New Event Series "Broadchurch" (working title)
The gripping crime series - based on the U.K. drama - is scheduled to begin filming in January, for broadcast during the 2014-2015 season.

[08/01/13 - 08:33 AM]
The Season's Second Results Show of "America's Got Talent" Grew 15% Versus Last Year's Second Results Show in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/01/13 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "The Lookout" Grows to 5-Week Highs in Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/01/13 - 08:20 AM]
"Uncle Grandpa" Brings Joy, Wonder and His Magical RV to Cartoon Network - New Series Premieres Monday, September 2 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT)
The series is about everyone's "magical" uncle and grandpa who travels around the world in a mystical RV.

[08/01/13 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race with FOX
"America's Got Talent" and "MasterChef" both finish within a tenth of a ratings point in adults 18-49.

[08/01/13 - 08:01 AM]
History's "Counting Cars" Season Two Finale Scores Stellar Ratings
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[08/01/13 - 07:51 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers Its Largest July Sweep Audience Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the July sweeps period.

[08/01/13 - 07:21 AM]
MTV to Air the Television Premiere of the Film "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" on Sunday, August 4 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Additionally, "Beliebers" can tune in to MTV starting Saturday, August 3 at 8:00/7:00c for "Bieber O'Clock" to see exclusive Bieber-centric content every hour leading up to the premiere.

[08/01/13 - 07:16 AM]
The Iconic Films That Defined Our Decades: A Sundance Channel Month-Long Movie Retrospective
Beginning Monday August 5, the network will spotlight some of the pop culture classics from the 70's, 80's, 90's, and 2000's.

[08/01/13 - 07:01 AM]
"Miami Monkey" Premieres on VH1 Sunday, September 8th, 2013 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The latest "Mob Wives" spin-off features Big Ang as she heads to the Miami party scene by opening up the second outpost of her infamous Staten Island bar, The Drunken Monkey.

[07/31/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 31
Updates include: Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones to exit "Parks & Recreation"; ABC renews "Celebrity Wife Swap"; and Martin Henderson to topline Sundance Channel's "The Red Road."

[07/31/13 - 05:54 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Perception" Top Viewers
Plus: numbers for CNBC's "The Profit," E!'s "LA Sugar" and ABC Family's "The Vineyard."

[07/31/13 - 05:01 PM]
Derek Hough Is Ready to Raise the Roof when Five Families Compete in "Family Dance Off," Sunday, August 25 on ABC
The "Dancing with the Stars" alum hosts the special, which features a grand prize of $10,000.

[07/31/13 - 03:02 PM]
ABC Family Will Air Disney Channel's Hit Movie "Teen Beach Movie" as Part of Its Annual "Summer Crush" Programming Event
Maia Mitchell and Ross Lynch star in the film, which was July's #1 TV telecast among kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.

[07/31/13 - 02:46 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 for 7th Time in 8 Weeks
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/31/13 - 02:35 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" Season Finale Makes Discovery Channel the Top Cable Network for Persons and Men on Tuesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 30.

[07/31/13 - 01:11 PM]
Syfy's New Scripted Thriller "Helix" from Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and Sony Pictures Television Begins Production in Montreal with Final Cast Set
Billy Campbell stars as the leader of the Centers for Disease Control outbreak field team called upon to investigate and control a potential "hot zone" at a remote Arctic research facility.

[07/31/13 - 12:46 PM]
An Original Novel, Schooled in Revenge, Based on the Hit ABC Television Series "Revenge," Available in Paperback and Digitally August 20
Plus: look for an exclusive "Schooled in Revenge" trailer featuring the novel's cast of characters on the season two DVD on sale that same date.

[07/31/13 - 11:55 AM]
Soleil Moon Frye Joins OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's "Home Made Simple" as Host for Season Three
In addition, the new season will feature some exciting format changes, including a shift from one-hour to half-hour episodes.

[07/31/13 - 11:48 AM]
Hulu at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour
"The Awesomes," "Quick Draw," "The Wrong Mans," "Behind the Mask" and "Mother Up!" are all on tap in the coming months.

[07/31/13 - 11:44 AM]
Derek Theler and Lacey Chabert to Participate in Live Twitter Chat During East Coast Broadcast of "Baby Daddy" Tonight
Fans should tweet at the actors' handles @DerekTheler and @IamLaceyChabert and include the hashtag #BabyDaddyChat to ask them questions.







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[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:08 AM]
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