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[08/27/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 27
Updates include: David Morrissey to lead AMC's "Line of Sight"; John Wells to bring "Outbreak" to the small screen at NBC; and Sean Jablonski lands pilot order at USA.

[08/27/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 27
Next week the competition heats up when guest judges Paula Abdul and Olympic Gold medalist Gabby Douglas join the judging panel.

[08/27/13 - 04:31 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Longmire" Goes Out on Top in Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Glickman," Disney XD's "Xiaolin Chronicles" and Syfy's "Rewind."

[08/27/13 - 02:52 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" as Season Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Series with 1.8 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for a reunion special on Monday, September 2 and the "The Crew Tells All" special on Monday, September 9.

[08/27/13 - 02:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: MTV Overshadows Competition with "Video Music Awards"
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Eat, Drive, Love," Nickelodeon's "Wendell & Vinnie" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[08/27/13 - 02:45 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon's "Swindle," Lifetime's "Escape from Polygamy" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Hell on Wheels," Starz's "The White Queen" and Showtime's "All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo."

[08/27/13 - 02:28 PM]
TV Land's Legendary "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" Reunion on "Hot In Cleveland" Airs Next Week
Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel guest star as part of the one-hour season finale.

[08/27/13 - 02:19 PM]
Discovery Channel Breaches the August Waters and Delivers the Most Watched August in Network History
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[08/27/13 - 01:30 PM]
"American Horror Story: Coven" to Premiere October 9 at 10:00 PM E/P on FX
Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, Denis O'Hare, Emma Roberts, and Patti LuPone all star in the new season.

[08/27/13 - 12:51 PM]
Animal Planet Sets Sizzling Summer Ratings Records with Best Summer Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:27 PM]
OWN Delivers Highest Rated Month in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:25 PM]
The Hub Network Continues to Climb in August with Year-to-Date Gains in Total Day and Primetime in All Key Demos
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Family Ranks as Cable TV's #1 Network in Prime for the 2nd Consecutive Summer in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Makes Another Summer Splash as #1 Network in Total Viewers, Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/27/13 - 11:49 AM]
For the Third Month in a Row, Adult Swim Ranked #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/27/13 - 11:41 AM]
World Premiere National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD Simulcast Event Reveals New Animal Behaviors Documented for the First Time
Boone Smith hosts "Secret Life of Predators," a four-part event premiering Friday, September 20.

[08/27/13 - 11:41 AM]
"Under the Dome" Dominates Monday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, August 26.

[08/27/13 - 11:25 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #1 Syndie Talker with Year-to-Year Gains Across the Board
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of August 12-16.

[08/27/13 - 11:18 AM]
2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" Delivers Immediate Sales, Chart and Social Spikes for Performers and Nominees
Both Miley Cyrus and Rob Thicke saw immediate chart and sales spikes following their "We Can't Stop/ Blurred Lines/ Give It 2 U" medley.

[08/27/13 - 11:06 AM]
Discovery Channel Reveals Story About the First-Call Heroes of September 11th with "9/11 Firehouse"
Narrated by NBC's Willie Geist, the one-hour special premieres on Wednesday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/13 - 10:38 AM]
"America's Game: 2012 Baltimore Ravens" Debuts Exclusively on NFL Network Monday, September 2 at 9:00 PM ET
The one-hour edition of the Emmy-Award winning series features exclusive interviews with Super Bowl MVP & quarterback Joe Flacco, linebacker Ray Lewis, and head coach John Harbaugh.

[08/27/13 - 10:38 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Jumped 13% Week to Week To Match Its Season High
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 26.

[08/27/13 - 10:37 AM]
VH1 Reaps a Harvest of New Series and Returning Favorites This Fall
Highlights include the return of "Black Ink Crew" on Monday, September 23 and "Best Week Ever" on Friday, September 20.

[08/27/13 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's "Mistresses" Is Up 11% on Its Move to 9pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 26.

[08/27/13 - 10:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Under the Dome" Rises in Latest CBS Victory
The Eye's scripted hit delivers its best demo numbers since August 5.

[08/27/13 - 10:16 AM]
America's Favorite Comedy Sweetheart, Betty White, Hosts "TV's Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special" Airing Sept. 1 on NBC
Popular stars featured in the clips will share revealing, behind-the-scenes commentary about what led to each classic moment.

[08/27/13 - 09:53 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 5 for the Week Among Adults 18-49 and No. 4 Among Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/27/13 - 09:34 AM]
CBS Sweeps Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 with Its Highest Ratings of Summer
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/27/13 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV Offers New Seasons of Its Top-Rated Fan Favorite Series
"Property Brothers," "Love It or List It, Too," "Income Property" and "Love It or List It" are all due back in the coming weeks.

[08/27/13 - 09:30 AM]
Jon Stewart Returns to "The Daily Show" on Tuesday, September 3 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The intrepid host took a sabbatical in June from the series in order to direct his first feature film, entitled "Rosewater."

[08/27/13 - 09:29 AM]
Syfy's Fall Programming Lineup Features New Reality Series "Fangasm" and "Naked Vegas"
Plus: look for new seasons of "Ghost Mine," "Haven," "Ghost Hunters," "Scare Tactics" and "Haunted Highway."

[08/27/13 - 09:29 AM]
NBC Sports' Vikings-49ers NFL Preseason Coverage Sunday Night Ranks #1 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of Aug. 19-25 on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/27/13 - 09:27 AM]
ABC's "Mistresses" Improves Its Monday 10pm Slot Year to Year by 47% in Total Viewers and 73% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/27/13 - 09:06 AM]
13 NFL Players Star in Carrie Underwood's "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" Debuting Sept. 8, on NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews, Andrew Luck, J.J. Watt and Terrell Suggs are among those featured.

[08/27/13 - 09:03 AM]
ESPN's Multi-Platform Coverage of 2013 FIBA Americas Championship & EuroBasket
ESPN3's coverage of the FIBA Americas Championship will begin on Friday, August 30, and extend through the Final on September 11.

[08/27/13 - 08:55 AM]
Sundance Channel Takes a Provocative Look at Luxury in the First of Four All-New Specials
ELLE Creative Director Joe Zee hosts the debut installment, "Revealing: Extravagance," airing Friday, September 20 at 10:00/7:00c.

[08/27/13 - 06:57 AM]
"DreamWorks Dragons" Second Season Flies High This Fall on Cartoon Network
The new chapter, "Dragons: Defenders of Berk Hiccup," premieres Thursday, September 19 at 7:30/6:30c.

[08/27/13 - 06:55 AM]
Syfy's Provocative New Series "Naked Vegas" Journeys Into the Imaginative World of Body Painting Art
The six-part series premieres Tuesday, October 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/27/13 - 06:18 AM]
Prime Instant Video Greenlights Original Children's Pilot "Maker Shack Agency"
The latest pilots will be available on Amazon Instant Video in early next year for all customers to watch and provide feedback.

[08/27/13 - 06:04 AM]
CNBC Prime Presents Special Preview of "Money Talks" Tuesday, September 10 at 9PM ET/PT
In July, the network announced a series order for "Money Talks," which is slated to begin airing in March.

[08/26/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 26
Updates include: CBS looks to revive "Love, American Style"; Amazon gives pilot order to "The After"; and actors John Francis Daley, Jay Baruchel to pen comedy projects.

[08/26/13 - 10:05 PM]
Hefty First Place Prize of $500,000 Awarded on Season Finale of "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls"
The competition began with 10 teams, all trying to avoid weekly elimination and survive the unforgiving and dramatic landscape of New Zealand's South Island.

[08/26/13 - 04:57 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "Gold Rush: South America" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Venus and Serena," Cinemax's "Strike Back" and Discovery's "The Last Huntsmen."

[08/26/13 - 03:45 PM]
Showtime(R) Casts Film and Television Star Joshua Jackson in "The Affair"
Jackson joins previously announced cast members Dominic West, Ruth Wilson and Maura Tierney.

[08/26/13 - 03:28 PM]
ABC to Give "Once Upon a Time," "Scandal" Recap Specials
Look for "Once Upon a Time: Journey to Neverland" on Sunday, September 29 and "Scandal: The Secret Is Out" on Thursday, October 3.

[08/26/13 - 02:30 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Books "X Factor" Stunt for Tuesday, October 29
Plus: look for two episodes of "Bones" on Monday, October 21 and the two-hour season finale of "MasterChef Junior" on Friday, November 1.

[08/26/13 - 01:18 PM]
The 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" Deliver Big Sunday Night with 10.1 Million Viewers, Growing 66% from Previous Year
MTV spins the numbers for Sunday, August 25.

[08/26/13 - 12:19 PM]
Condit-Kampmann 5-Round Rematch Headlines "UFC Fight Night" on FOX Sports 1
The fight leads into the season premiere of "The Ultimate Fighter," featuring teams coached by UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey and arch-rival Miesha Tate.

[08/26/13 - 12:11 PM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2013 Key Art
Check out the key art designs for "The Originals," "Reign" and "The Tomorrow People."

[08/26/13 - 12:00 PM]
"CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" Breaks New Ground in Social Media Interaction
The special was the fifth most-watched program during the week in viewers and was the 12th most-watched in the Adults 18-49 demographic.







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[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 09:19 AM]
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Narrated by Academy(R) Award-nominated actress Rachel McAdams, the film features interviews with marine ecologists, ocean life experts, and wildlife activists, including Grammy Award-winning musician, human rights and environmental activist Sting.

[05/02/16 - 09:06 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 09:00 AM]
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[05/02/16 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Little Big Shots" Tops Demo Race for NBC
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[05/02/16 - 08:28 AM]
HGTV Renews Mother/Daughter Home Reno Series "Good Bones"
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[05/02/16 - 08:04 AM]
ESPN Selects Seven Big Ten College Football Games for 2016 Saturday Prime Time
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[05/02/16 - 07:48 AM]
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Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April.