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[08/13/13 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 13
Updates include: Lifetime greenlights "Deliverance Creek" backdoor pilot; Brendan Gleeson to lead HBO's "The Money"; and Sandra Oh to depart ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" at season's end.

[08/13/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 13
Plus: the competition heats up next week when guest judge Jenna Elfman joins the judging panel.

[08/13/13 - 05:39 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta," "Major Crimes" Remain on Top
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Boston Underdogs," HBO's "Americans in Bed" and truTV's "Kentucky Bidders."

[08/13/13 - 02:36 PM]
Fashion Police Premieres at Its New Time This Friday, August 16th at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Guest host NeNe Leakes joins Joan Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and George Kotsiopoulos for a full hour of the most talked about looks of the week.

[08/13/13 - 02:06 PM]
Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2013 Delivers Most-Watched Week Ever in Network's History
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/13/13 - 01:23 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Return Dethrones "True Blood"
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Eat, Drive, Love," Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen" and A&E's "Bad Ink."

[08/13/13 - 01:18 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "Hell on Wheels" Tops Total Viewers for AMC
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Clear History," Syfy's "Primeval: New World" and Hallmark's "Reading, Writing & Romance."

[08/13/13 - 12:40 PM]
"The Borgias" Creator Neil Jordan Releases E-Book "The Borgia Apocalypse: The Screenplay"
Available via e-retailers now, the e-book provides fans with a final farewell to one of history's most infamous families.

[08/13/13 - 12:20 PM]
Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers to Guest Star on "Hawaii Five-0" Later This Fall
Jonas will portray a computer hacker involved in a case that the 5-0 team is investigating whose motives might be even more complicated than they suspect.

[08/13/13 - 12:12 PM]
Lifetime Renews "Devious Maids" for Second Season with 13 Episode Order
"One of the most daring series on television, 'Devious Maids' has quickly become a hit," said Rob Sharenow.

[08/13/13 - 11:53 AM]
ESPN's 2013 College Football Game Announcer Pairings Unveiled
Assignment changes are highlighted by analysts Rod Gilmore and Danny Kanell in new roles.

[08/13/13 - 11:45 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ratings Trend Continues with Fourth Straight Week on Top
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10.

[08/13/13 - 11:40 AM]
Jason Morgan Tapped as Executive Producer/Showrunner of CMT's "Doomsday Garage" Premiering Tuesday, August 20 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The project follows father-and-son team, Jeff and Zach, as they build Doomsday vehicles for customers looking to protect themselves and their families when emergency situations arise.

[08/13/13 - 11:29 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day for 11th Straight Week; "Sofia the First" Is Cable TV's #1 Series for 3rd Week in a Row in Kids 2-5
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/13/13 - 11:09 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-34 and Teens and No. 5 Among Adults 18-49 for the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/13/13 - 11:04 AM]
Syfy Acquires Hit New Zealand Original Series "The Almighty Johnsons" from All3Media International
Season one, consisting of 10 episodes, will premiere on Syfy in 2014.

[08/13/13 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Launch Weekend Offers Live & Enhanced Coverage of MotoGP from Indianapolis
Motor sports broadcast veteran Bob Varsha hosts the show from a stage located behind the famous front-stretch pagoda.

[08/13/13 - 10:45 AM]
ESPN Re-Signs Linda Cohn, Shannon Spake
The multi-year agreements call for Cohn to remain as a premier "SportsCenter" presence and for Spake to continue as on-site reporter for college basketball and football telecasts.

[08/13/13 - 10:34 AM]
TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Major Crimes" Rank Among Basic Cable's Top Three Programs for the Week with Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/13/13 - 10:24 AM]
ABC, ESPN & ESPN2 Combine to Present 2013 Little League World Series from Williamsport
ESPN and ESPN2 will televise 27 Little League World Series games in Williamsport, beginning with four games Thursday, August 15.

[08/13/13 - 10:14 AM]
TNT Announces Dec. 4 Premiere for "Mob City" (Formerly Known as "Lost Angels")
Plus: watch the trailer for the series, from executive producer Frank Darabont.

[08/13/13 - 10:08 AM]
Up in Viewers and Young Adults, ABC Earns Its Best Numbers in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/13/13 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Salutes Comedy Treasures with "TV's Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special" to Air Sept. 1
With 60 years of hilarious television show moments to choose from, the special focuses on the top 30 funniest moments in television history.

[08/13/13 - 10:00 AM]
July 2013 Is TV One's #1 Monthly Total Day Performance of All Time
TV One spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/13/13 - 09:46 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of Aug. 5-11 Among ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX and Is #2 Outright Among Those Nets in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/13/13 - 09:32 AM]
Introducing "The Jones and Moseley Show" on FOX Sports 1
This affable pair transports viewers to the most exciting finishes, record-breaking performances and pioneering events currently shaping today's global sports landscape.

[08/13/13 - 09:20 AM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" to Hit the Road for "The truTV Impractical Jokers Tour featuring The Tenderloins"
The tour will kick off the tour at the Keswick Theatre in Philadelphia on Friday, September 13.

[08/13/13 - 09:19 AM]
"48 Hours: The Perfect Family" Encore Was Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 as Well as Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10.

[08/13/13 - 09:05 AM]
CBS #1 in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 During First Full Week of Time Warner Cable Blackout
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/13/13 - 09:02 AM]
The 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" to Celebrate the Songs of the Summer with Performances from Chart Toppers Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke
Plus: for the first time, this year's VMAs will feature the socially-driven "Best Song of the Summer Award" powered by Windows Phone.

[08/13/13 - 08:47 AM]
TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras" Returns on September 18 at 9/8c
The new episodes feature a pageant mom who competes and actually outplaces her daughter and one pageant that has a never-before-seen stand out on stage - a horse.

[08/13/13 - 08:44 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Jumps 14% Week to Week to Hit a Three-Week High in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 12.

[08/13/13 - 08:43 AM]
Ashley Judd, Trace Adkins, and Dennis Haysbert Take Unique Approach to Exploring Complexities of War in "Civil War 360"
The three-part series debuts on Smithsonian Channel on consecutive Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00c, beginning October 27.

[08/13/13 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Music Festival" Puts ABC in Front
Plus: "Under the Dome" dips to another series low in adults 18-49 on CBS.

[08/13/13 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins with the CMA Music Festival Drawing Its Biggest-Ever Audience on the Net
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 12.

[08/13/13 - 08:09 AM]
Travel Channel Announces "Gem Hunt" - New Original Series Premieres Wednesday, October 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The series follows Ron LeBlanc, Diane Robinson and Bernie Gaboury as they maneuver through mines, markets and tense negotiations in search of the world's biggest, brightest and most profitable jewels.

[08/13/13 - 08:03 AM]
ESPN Sets Big 12/SEC Challenge Networks and Times
ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise all 10 games, including four teams in ESPN.com's preseason top 25 and two top-25 matchups.

[08/13/13 - 07:51 AM]
Take a Look Behind the Counter in "Thieves, Inc." as Security Experts Help Diagnose and Solve Theft in Food Industry
The six-week series launches Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[08/13/13 - 07:12 AM]
A&E's Hit Real-Life Series "Storage Wars: Texas" Returns for a Third Season Beginning Tuesday, August 27 at 9PM and 9:30PM ET/PT
A&E's hit non-fiction franchise heads to the Lone Star State and this season the buyers are back with a vengeance.

[08/13/13 - 07:11 AM]
Bounce TV Begins Production on Its First Original Scripted Sitcom: "My Crazy Roommate" Created and Executive Produced by Bentley Kyle Evans
Laila Odom and Brittany Richards star in the newcomer, premiering Tuesday, October 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/13/13 - 07:08 AM]
Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross and Sarah Silverman to Join Roast Master Seth Rogen for the "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco"
To accommodate the growing list of celebrity Roasters and attendees, the network has moved the event tape date to Sunday, August 25 at Culver Studios.

[08/13/13 - 07:07 AM]
IFC's New Sketch Comedy Series "The Birthday Boys" Premieres Friday, October 18 at 10:30 PM
Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller are among the executive producers for series.

[08/13/13 - 06:31 AM]
Chris Diamantopoulos and Jake Sandvig Sign on for Lead Roles in Syfy's New Scripted Series Pilot "High Moon"
The adventure series explores "what happens when Earth establishes colonies to mine the Moon's resources and discover a new form of life."

[08/13/13 - 06:03 AM]
Haylie Duff Brightens This Holiday Season with "Hats Off to Christmas!" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering Holiday 2013
Antonio Cupo also stars in the project, about "a young, widowed mother who meets an unexpected visitor while striving to take care of her 9-year-old disabled son."

[08/13/13 - 06:01 AM]
Songs from "Scandal: Music For Gladiators," Soul Classics Featured in the Hit ABC Tv Series, Releases September 3rd, 2013 Via Stax Records
This 12-track collection features the iconic 1970s music heard throughout Seasons 1 and 2 of the smash TV drama.

[08/13/13 - 06:00 AM]
NBC Sports Network Evolves Toward NBCSN
Coinciding with the launch of its Premier League coverage on Saturday, NBC Sports Network will increase its efforts to gradually change the name of the network to NBCSN.

[08/12/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: David Bickel is "Gifted" for NBC; DirecTV eyes "Navy St." series order; and Cinemax's "The Knick" casts quartet.

[08/12/13 - 07:11 PM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Host "The 47th Annual CMA Awards" Live from Nashville, November 6 on the ABC Television Network
"Carrie and Brad are the consummate hosts," said Ed Hardy, President of the CMA Board of Directors.

[08/12/13 - 05:27 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "Gold Rush: South America" Lead the Pack
Plus: numbers for Cinemax's "Strike Back," Starz's "The White Queen" and TLC's "What Not to Wear."

[08/12/13 - 04:52 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush: South America" Delivers #1 in All of Television Among Men on August 9
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, August 9.







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[09/28/16 - 02:03 PM]
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[09/28/16 - 02:02 PM]
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[09/28/16 - 02:00 PM]
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[09/28/16 - 12:36 PM]
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[09/28/16 - 12:10 PM]
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[09/28/16 - 12:01 PM]
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[09/28/16 - 12:00 PM]
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[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
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[09/28/16 - 09:56 AM]
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[09/28/16 - 09:31 AM]
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[09/28/16 - 09:24 AM]
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[09/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
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[09/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
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