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[08/05/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 5
Updates include: Jennifer Lopez nears return to "American Idol"; Laura Bell Bundy joins FX's "Anger Management"; and "Last Resort" co-creators return to ABC with "Freedom."

[08/05/13 - 11:00 PM]
Fan Favorite Searches for Love Again on ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series, "The Bachelor," When It Returns to ABC in January 2014
The identity of the new "Bachelor" was revealed tonight on the "The Bachelorette - After the Final Rose."

[08/05/13 - 05:06 PM]
Jaime Pressly Cast in New TV Land Pilot "Jennifer Falls"
The project revolves around "a career woman and mother who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job."

[08/05/13 - 04:29 PM]
Starz to Wrap "Magic City" After Two Seasons
The show's final episode will air this Friday at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[08/05/13 - 03:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals Top Viewers, "Gold Rush: South America" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Saint Hoods," Animal Planet's "Tanked" and TLC's "Randy to the Rescue."

[08/05/13 - 02:59 PM]
Disney Junior's "Sofia the First" Delivers #1 Original Telecast in Total Viewers
Disney Junior spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/05/13 - 02:46 PM]
"Gold Rush: South America" #1 Friday Program for Persons and Men 25-54 on Cable
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/05/13 - 02:06 PM]
Disney and Common Sense Media Launch Campaign to Help Kids Safely Navigate the Internet and Other Digital Media
Disney Channel will present an episode of its hit series "Dog With A Blog" that delivers both entertainment and information to kids and parents about online safety.

[08/05/13 - 01:33 PM]
Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2013 Breaks 26 Years of Shark Week Viewership Records
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/05/13 - 01:15 PM]
The CW Bumps "Perfect Score" Friday Premiere for Extra "Top Model" Encore
Last week's two-hour season premiere will now rebroadcast across this Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9.

[08/05/13 - 12:58 PM]
"America's Got Talent," "Hollywood Game Night" Encores to Replace "The Winner Is" Beginning Next Week
The Nick Lachey-hosted series will wrap its run after this Thursday's episode.

[08/05/13 - 12:12 PM]
Kanye West Set to Make History with Seventh VMA Performance
West joins previously announced VMA performer Lady Gaga, who will perform the new single from her highly anticipated upcoming fourth studio album, ARTPOP.

[08/05/13 - 12:07 PM]
Network Change for "This Magic Moment" and "Garage Sale Mystery"
The original movies will air Saturday, August 17 and Saturday, September 14, respectively, on Hallmark Channel.

[08/05/13 - 12:00 PM]
"Nova" Investigates Megastorms, WTC Engineering, JFK Forensics, the Edge of Space, Killer Asteroids, and High-Tech Innovations in Materials Science in Diverse Fall 2013 Programming Line-Up
The all-new season premieres Wednesday, September 11 at 9:00/8:00c on PBS.

[08/05/13 - 11:50 AM]
Disney Channel's "Teen Beach Movie" Surges to 13.5 Million Total Viewers in L+7, Becoming the #2 Movie in Cable TV History
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 19.

[08/05/13 - 10:50 AM]
Broadcast Teams Announced for Landmark 20th NFL on FOX Season
NFL veteran Ronde Barber is new to the broadcast booth this year, joining play-by-play announcer Dick Stockton and sideline reporter Kris Budden.

[08/05/13 - 10:37 AM]
MTV Picks Up Season 4 of Hit Scripted Series "Awkward" with New Show Runners: Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler
Plus: the cable channel orders new reality series "Untitled Virgins Project" and "MTV's House of Food."

[08/05/13 - 10:19 AM]
E! Tags Alongside BFFs Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale for a Look Inside Their Private World
The half-hour special "Vanessa & Ashley: Inner Circle" premieres Thursday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/05/13 - 10:00 AM]
Spike TV Teams with Adam Carolla to "Catch a Contractor"
Each episode will follow Carolla, along with no-nonsense contractor Skip Bedell and his wife, investigator Allison Bedell, as they seek retribution for wronged homeowners.

[08/05/13 - 09:50 AM]
CBS Ratings Remain Strong - "Big Brother" Was Sunday's #1 Entertainment Program in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/05/13 - 09:31 AM]
Casting Begins for NBC's Groundbreaking New Show "The Million Second Quiz" Hosted by Ryan Seacrest
The search begins in Washington D.C. (August 10), Boston (August 14), Philadelphia (August 18), and New York City (August 24).

[08/05/13 - 09:05 AM]
BBC America Announces Britannia Award Honorees
Kathryn Bigelow and Sir Ben Kingsley will be honored at the event, airing Sunday, November 10 on the network.

[08/05/13 - 08:40 AM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Takes a Look Through the Eyes of Kids on "Family Secrets: When Violence Hits Home," Premiering Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special focuses on kids around the country who have witnessed domestic violence in their homes and are speaking up about it.

[08/05/13 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Secret Millionaire" Premiere Boosts Its Time Slot and Tops Its Year-Ago Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/05/13 - 08:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Opens on Top for NBC
Said coverage averages a 3.3 rating among adults 18-49 for the Peacock.

[08/05/13 - 08:19 AM]
"We're the Fugawis" - New Series Premieres Tuesday, September 3 at 10PM ET/PT on History(R)
The 10-episode, half-hour series follows "the hilarious misadventures of The Fugawis, an Upstate New York motorcycle club comprised of life-long best friends."

[08/05/13 - 08:07 AM]
NFL Hall of Fame Game Dominates Among ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/05/13 - 07:59 AM]
USA Network Announces Winners of "Burn Notice Science Challenge," National High School Competition to Promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education
"I was blown away by all the creative, clever entries we received - these are some seriously brilliant kids," said Matt Nix.

[08/05/13 - 07:01 AM]
Ryan Seacrest Named Host and Exec Producer of NBC's "Million Second Quiz"
"When people see Ryan Seacrest, whether at the Emmys, the Oscars or New Year's Eve, he is at the epicenter of national events," said Paul Telegdy.

[08/05/13 - 06:58 AM]
Wendy Williams Tapped to Host Reunion Special for TV One's "R&B Divas LA"
Part one airs on Wednesday, September 4 at 10:00/9:00c following by part two on Wednesday, September 11.

[08/05/13 - 06:55 AM]
Scott Aukerman & IFC Present "Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE!" Tour - Featuring Paul F. Tompkins & The Birthday Boys
The tour kicks off on September 28 in Los Angeles and stops in 11 other major markets before ending in Washington D.C. on October 15.

[08/05/13 - 05:01 AM]
"RetroMTV Brunch" Concludes This Week with the Never-Before-Seen Alternate Ending to "The Hills" on Friday, August 9 at 11:30 A.M. ET/PT
During the marathon, stars from the MTV hit series, "Awkward" and "Girl Code" will provide commentary and interviews in celebration of "The Hills."

[08/04/13 - 12:00 PM]
Peter Capaldi Revealed as the Next Doctor in "Doctor Who"
"Being asked to play The Doctor is an amazing privilege," said the actor. "Like the Doctor himself I find myself in a state of utter terror and delight. I can't wait to get started."

[08/04/13 - 11:58 AM]
ABC at TCA: Lee on Split Seasons, Episode Orders
The network's top executive talks "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Suburgatory," "Dancing with the Stars" and more!

[08/04/13 - 10:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Midseason Drama "Resurrection," Along with New Alternative Series "The Quest"
New drama "Resurrection" will premiere on Sunday, March 9 while "The Quest" will debut on Thursday, January 2.

[08/04/13 - 10:29 AM]
ABC Announces a Special "Shark Tank Week" Beginning Sunday, September 8, Leading into the Season Premiere the Following Week on Friday, September 20
The Sharks thoughtfully fished out six episodes from the past four seasons.

[08/04/13 - 08:59 AM]
"SNL" Posted the Top Rating of the Night in the Local People Meters, Out-Rating All Primetime Programming
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3.

[08/04/13 - 08:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats on CBS Trump Original Competition
Two repeat episodes of "48 Hours" lead the charge for the Eye.

[08/03/13 - 09:16 AM]
DirecTV Applauds Time Warner Cable For Fighting Back In Dispute with CBS
"Just like the characters in CBS' 'Under The Dome,' all pay TV customers are feeling trapped and helpless as broadcasters expect them to absorb ridiculous rate increases for the exact same programming," said the statement.

[08/03/13 - 09:13 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: The CW Tops Target Demo with "Top Model" Return
The show's two-hour opener leads the night in women 18-34.

[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.







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[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:27 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:01 AM]
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