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[08/06/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 6
Updates include: Amanda Righetti, Owain Yeoman to exit "The Mentalist"; Justin Kirk cast in FX's "Tyrant"; and Starz's "Marco Polo" eyes new homes.

[08/06/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 6
Plus: next week Debbie Allen joins the judging panel as the Top 10 finalists will be paired up with All-Star partners.

[08/06/13 - 05:30 PM]
Disney XD's 1-Hour "Lab Rats" Becomes the Network's #1 Live-Action Telecast of All Time in Total Viewers and Target Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 04:40 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop" Continue Reign
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Casting By," truTV's "Kentucky Bidders" and Discovery's "Return of Jaws."

[08/06/13 - 04:20 PM]
"Shark After Dark" Beats All Cable Talk Competitiors in Total Viewers and Key Demos on Monday
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 03:29 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Tops Demos, "Megalodon" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "The Shed," VH1's "Hollywood Exes" and Oxygen's "Snapped: Killer Couples."

[08/06/13 - 03:24 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Sam & Cat," "Haunted Hathaways" Top Viewers for Nickelodeon
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Psychic Tia," Syfy's "Sinbad" and Lifetime's "Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer."

[08/06/13 - 03:08 PM]
TNT's 2013-14 NBA Regular Season Schedule to Feature Multiple Appearances by NBA Champion Heat, Lakers, Clippers, Thunder, Knicks, Bulls and Rockets
The NBA season will exclusively open on TNT for the 12th consecutive year with a doubleheader Tuesday, October 29.

[08/06/13 - 03:07 PM]
NBA TV to Televise 97 Games During 2013-14 Regular Season Featuring Multiple Appearances by Heat, Thunder, Knicks, Lakers, Clippers, Nets and Bulls
For the fifth consecutive year, the network's popular NBA TV Fan Night presented by Sprint will return on Tuesdays throughout the season beginning November 5.

[08/06/13 - 03:06 PM]
ABC & ESPN 2013-14 NBA Schedule - Star-Studded Slate to Tip Off with Nov. 1 Doubleheader on ESPN
ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the 2013-14 NBA season will include 90 games, highlighted by 15 exclusive ABC broadcasts and 75 national ESPN telecasts.

[08/06/13 - 03:01 PM]
ABC Family's Season Finale of "The Fosters" Sets Series Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos; Is Summer's #1 New Cable Series in Key Millennials
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 02:45 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Finale Scores Season High in All Key Demos with 2.4 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 02:39 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Welcomes Hill to "FOX Sports Live" & "FOX Football Daily"
"I am extremely happy and honored to once again be a part of the Fox Sports family," Hill said.

[08/06/13 - 02:20 PM]
"Baby Daddy" Guest Star Kym Whitley to Chat Live with Fans Via Twitter During the East Coast Broadcast of the Comedy Series
She'll be up on @kymwhitley during tomorrow night's telecast.

[08/06/13 - 02:12 PM]
New York Comedy Festival Announces 2013 Line-Up
Among the highlights: Larry David will engage in a conversation with David Steinberg on Sunday, November 10.

[08/06/13 - 01:48 PM]
Saturday's Back-to-Back "48 Hours" Broadcasts Are the Night's #1 and #2 Programs in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 3.

[08/06/13 - 01:41 PM]
Video: First Teaser for FX's "American Horror Story: Coven"
The anthology series returns in October with an all-new season.

[08/06/13 - 01:10 PM]
FOX Ranks No. 3 for the Week Among Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 01:08 PM]
Sean Hayes-Hosted "NBC Primetime Preview Show" Readies for Wide Distribution
The preview also will be made available to NBC affiliates and the network's owned television stations websites.

[08/06/13 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" Finale #1 in All of Television Among Men in Prime Time on Saturday, August 3
Discovery spins the numbers for Saturday, August 3.

[08/06/13 - 12:41 PM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Series "Derek"
The Ricky Gervais-led comedy launches Thursday, September 12 on the distributor.

[08/06/13 - 12:41 PM]
Chris Chelios Added to FOX Sports 1 Talent Roster
He'll provide expert commentary on the NHL as well as prior to and throughout the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, across all FOX Sports platforms.

[08/06/13 - 12:29 PM]
Growth In Adults and Kids for the Hub Network
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 12:28 PM]
TLC's "Little Couple" Celebrates 100th Episode
The series returns with all new episodes on Tuesday, August 13 at 10:00/9:00c, kicking off with said anniversary installment.

[08/06/13 - 11:52 AM]
Hallmark Channel Continues to Lead Saturday Primetime with Original Scripted Series, "Cedar Cove"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, August 3.

[08/06/13 - 11:51 AM]
With the Final Month of Summer Now Under Way, TNT's Dramas Continue to Top the Basic Cable Charts
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 11:35 AM]
"Under the Dome," "Big Brother," "Unforgettable" Drive CBS Summer Growth
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 11:21 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Major Youth Demos in Total Day for 10th Straight Week; #1 in Total Viewers for 3rd Week in a Row
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 11:09 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2013 Kicks Off October 18
New offerings in the Festival include the television premiere of "Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn."

[08/06/13 - 11:08 AM]
PBS Pays Tribute to President John F. Kennedy with Week of Special Programming
"JFK," the latest addition to "American Experience's" award-winning series "The Presidents," will anchor the week of programming.

[08/06/13 - 11:07 AM]
"PBS Newshour" Names Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff Co-Anchors and Managing Editors
Ifill and Woodruff will anchor the broadcast together Monday through Thursday each week.

[08/06/13 - 11:06 AM]
"How We Got to Now" with Steven Johnson Celebrates the History and Power of Great Ideas
The six-part series, to be produced for PBS by Nutopia and hosted by the popular American science author and media theorist, explores the power and the legacy of great ideas.

[08/06/13 - 11:05 AM]
"Coming Back with Wes Moore" Explores the Personal Stories of Veterans' Return to Life at Home
The three-part special, hosted by combat veteran and New York Times best-selling author Wes Moore, will air in May 2014 on PBS.

[08/06/13 - 11:04 AM]
"The Bletchley Circle" to Return to PBS for Second Season Bolstering Sunday Night Drama
The four-part series will air on Sunday nights in spring 2014.

[08/06/13 - 10:55 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Ranks as the #1 Syndie Talker in Households with an 8-Week High
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 22-26.

[08/06/13 - 10:45 AM]
Tammin Sursok ("Pretty Little Liars") and Kylie Bunbury & Ashton Moio ("Twisted") Live Tweet During East Coast Broadcasts of Their Series Tonight
They'll be up on @tamminsursok1, @kyliebunbury and @AshtonMoio during said telecasts.

[08/06/13 - 10:44 AM]
The ABC Television Network & Marvel Entertainment Network Presents a Special Screening of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." at D23 Expo 2013
Jeph Loeb will introduce the screening, taking place during the ultimate Disney fan event, August 9-11, at the Anaheim Convention Center.

[08/06/13 - 10:43 AM]
Syfy's Highly-Rated, Groundbreaking "Defiance" Commences Production in Toronto
The 13-episode second season features new cast addition James Murray as Mayor Pottinger.

[08/06/13 - 10:38 AM]
10.1 Million Watch NFL/Hall of Fame Game as NBC Wins Night in Primetime
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/06/13 - 10:24 AM]
"Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition," Season Two Debuts September 3 on Lifetime
Abby Lee Miller, Rachelle Rak and Richard "Richy" Jackson will serve as judges for the show's sophomore run.

[08/06/13 - 10:19 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week with the NFL Hall of Fame Game Ranking #1 Overall in 18-49 and "America's Got Talent" the #1 Unscripted Series
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 10:17 AM]
TV One Announces "Verses and Flow" Season Three Premiere Wednesday, September 11, with Back-to-Back New Episodes Beginning at 9 PM ET
Omari Hardwick returns to host the 12-episode third season.

[08/06/13 - 10:15 AM]
Up for the 2nd Week, ABC Marks Its Most-Watched Week Since Mid-June
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/06/13 - 09:52 AM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Scripted Pilot "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
The project follows "the famous author of a best-selling self-help book series who is hiding the fact that she's separated from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her early 40s in Los Angeles."

[08/06/13 - 09:28 AM]
"Top Gear" Returns to History(R) for an All New Season Premiering Tuesday, September 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Hosts Tanner Foust, Rutledge Wood and Adam Ferrara are all back for a fourth season.

[08/06/13 - 09:16 AM]
"Under the Dome" Is Monday's Most-Watched Program and Highest Rated Among Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 08:49 AM]
ABC Dominates Monday with "The Bachelorette" Finishing at Season Highs and Doubling Its Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 08:46 AM]
"Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" Is Up Week to Week and #1 in Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 5.

[08/06/13 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The show's season finale dings CBS's "Under the Dome" to a series low.

[08/06/13 - 08:05 AM]
"Katie" Grows Its Audience Sweep to Sweep and Stands as July's Definitive #1 Syndicated Freshman Talker
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the July sweeps period.







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[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
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[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
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[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
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[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
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[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
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[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
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[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
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ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
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[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
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[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
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