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[08/02/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 2
Updates include: Maura Tierney joins Showtime's "The Affair"; Starz, Miramax to bring "Copland" to the small screen; and Cristela Alonzo to star in a potential comedy for ABC.

[08/02/13 - 04:31 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: History's "Pawn Stars" Leads Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for TNT's "The Hero," FX's "Wilfred" and Food Network's "Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell."

[08/02/13 - 04:08 PM]
Time Warner Cable Subscribers to Miss Marquee CBS Sports National and Local Events Beginning Saturday, August 3
The Eye details its upcoming sports offerings that will be missed by Time Warner Cable subscribers due to the blackout.

[08/02/13 - 03:42 PM]
CBS Statement on Time Warner Cable Action
Effective 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Time Warner Cable has dropped CBS in New York City, Los Angeles, Dallas and several other markets.

[08/02/13 - 02:30 PM]
Showtime Statement on Time Warner Cable Action
Attempts to reach an extension on negotiations were denied by Time Warner Cable, resulting in Showtime going dark in major markets.

[08/02/13 - 02:18 PM]
"The Bridge" Sets Time-Shifted Viewing Record for FX
FX further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/02/13 - 01:37 PM]
Seth Rogen Tapped as Roast Master for the "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco"
The event will tape at Culver Studios on August 18 and premiere on Labor Day, Monday, September 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/02/13 - 12:40 PM]
New Series "Tickle" Premieres on Discovery Channel August 13 at 10PM
The "Moonshiners" spin-off will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/02/13 - 12:09 PM]
Cast and Executive Producers of ABC Family's "The Fosters," Including Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez, to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During the Summer Finale Airing Monday, August 5
Lopez will be tweeting live with fans via her handle @JLo during the East Coast broadcast.

[08/02/13 - 11:40 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Wins at 10, Generates Half-Hour Growth for a 7th-Straight Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 1.

[08/02/13 - 10:21 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Explains Differences Between FX, FXX, FXM
Plus: a full recap of both FX and FXX's series rollouts for the coming season.

[08/02/13 - 10:06 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces the Winner of "Live's Truckin' Amazing Cook-Off"
Viewers nominated their favorite food-on-the-go and the top ten chefs came to New York and were showcased on "Live."

[08/02/13 - 09:53 AM]
FX Lands Oscar(R) Winner Billy Bob Thornton for Lead in "Fargo"
Thornton will play "Lorne Malvo," a rootless, manipulative man who meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.

[08/02/13 - 09:30 AM]
Thursday's "Big Brother" Live Eviction Delivers Largest Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, August 1.

[08/02/13 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Is Up 20% to Match a Summer High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 1.

[08/02/13 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Coast to Victory
Plus: ABC's "Wipeout" gets a big week-to-week jump in adults 18-49.

[08/02/13 - 08:18 AM]
Ellen Degeneres Returns to Host the Oscars(R)
"I am so excited to be hosting the Oscars for the second time. You know what they say -- the third time's the charm," said DeGeneres.

[08/02/13 - 08:01 AM]
Jason Derulo to Perform on NBC's "America's Got Talent" August 7 Live Results Show
Derulo will perform his hit single "The Other Side" from his fourth Top 5 record.

[08/02/13 - 06:34 AM]
CBS to Sponsor Ninth Annual Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase
Executive producer and writer Rick Najera will again direct the showcase.

[08/02/13 - 06:11 AM]
Mazel! Bravo Media Launches the "Watch What Happens Live Clubhouse!" YouTube Channel
Fans can tune-in to the Clubhouse! channel today at 11am PT/2pm ET to watch a livestream of Andy from VidCon.

[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.







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