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[09/09/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 9
Updates include: Katherine Heigl-led drama lands at NBC; Patricia Breen to import "Dead Boss" at FOX; and Simon Merrells joins the cast of The CW's "The Tomorrow People."

[09/09/13 - 04:37 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Syfy Tops Viewers, Demos with "WWE Smackdown"
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Dear Dumb Diary," Cinemax's "Strike Back" and E!'s "Hello Ross."

[09/09/13 - 03:09 PM]
Robert Ray Wisdom, Powers Boothe Out as Series Regulars on "Nashville"
Booth's Lamar Wyatt however will return as a guest star in the season premiere, airing Wednesday, September 25.

[09/09/13 - 03:08 PM]
Authenticated "Watch ABC" Live Streaming Service Now Available in Fresno
The service launched earlier this summer in the New York City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham and Houston markets.

[09/09/13 - 02:54 PM]
WE tv Renews "L.A. Hair" for a Third Season Following a Strong Second Season This Summer
The cable channel has ordered 12 one-hour episodes to debut next year.

[09/09/13 - 02:41 PM]
Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear and Harry Treadaway Sign Up for "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R)
They join recently announced Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.

[09/09/13 - 02:12 PM]
"On the Red Carpet" Premieres Nationwide the Weekend of September 14, 2013
Rachel Smith hosts the series, which "delivers a half-hour of celebrity interviews, TV's current trends and major movie news, all from a variety of locations each week."

[09/09/13 - 01:44 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Retains 91% of Last Year's Big Premiere Week Number to Post its 2nd-Best Start in 6 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 2-6.

[09/09/13 - 01:28 PM]
truTV Announces New Leadership Roles for Marissa Ronca and Michael Lanzillotta
They'll serve as Senior Vice President, Development & Original Programming and Senior Vice President, General Manager, respectively.

[09/09/13 - 01:24 PM]
"Hot in Cleveland" Draws 2.5 Million Viewers Each for "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" Reunion and Season Finale
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 4.

[09/09/13 - 12:46 PM]
TLC's "Long Island Medium" Returns with Live Twitter Event on Sunday, October 6
Plus: look for the premiere of "Alaskan Women Looking for Love" that same night at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/09/13 - 12:46 PM]
NBC to Carry Presidential Address on Tuesday, September 10
The 15-minute address will air at 9:00/8:00c followed by "America's Got Talent" in its entirety.

[09/09/13 - 12:31 PM]
Investigation Discovery Examines Forgiveness in America's Justice System in World Television Premiere Documentary "ID Films: Unlikely Friends"
Mike Farrell narrates the project, which premieres Monday, October 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/09/13 - 12:23 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Funnyman, Kenan Thompson, to Host the Star-Studded "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash"
The one-of-a-kind special celebrates the best of Halloween with a nationwide 50-state costume competition judged by a panel of celebrity presenters, including Martha Stewart.

[09/09/13 - 11:33 AM]
TNT's "Mob City" - First Look at Key Art
The Frank Darabont-produced hour launches Wednesday, December 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/09/13 - 11:01 AM]
Disney XD's New Live-Action Comedy Series "Mighty Med" Starring Popular Disney Channel Stars Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short Premieres Monday, October 7
Bradley Steven Perry and Jake Short star in the series, which will launch with a one-hour premiere.

[09/09/13 - 10:26 AM]
FOX to Encore "So You Think You Can Dance" Finale This Friday
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeats of "Bones" and "The Following."

[09/09/13 - 10:00 AM]
"Ja'mie: Private School Girl," New Comedy Series from Chris Lilley, Creator and Star of "Summer Heights High" and "Angry Boys," to Debut Nov. 24 on HBO
The six-episode half-hour series is co-produced by HBO and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in association with the BBC.

[09/09/13 - 09:36 AM]
New Celebrity-Driven Gossip Segment "Gossip Girl on Extra" to Debut This Season
The segment will air twice weekly, "offering viewers an inside look at the latest Hollywood scoop, from star sightings and style breakthroughs to romantic hookups and - sigh - bad breakups."

[09/09/13 - 09:18 AM]
Video: "True Detective" - Official Trailer (HBO)
Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star in the series, premiering in January.

[09/09/13 - 09:15 AM]
Cher, Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder and Miguel Named Advisers for "The Voice"
They'll work alongside coaches Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and CeeLo Green, respectively.

[09/09/13 - 09:03 AM]
BAFTA Los Angeles(R) to Honor Sacha Baron Cohen at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards Presented by BBC America on November 9, 2013
Sacha Baron Cohen will receive The Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy.

[09/09/13 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's "Secret Millionaire" Finale Marks the Show's Best Numbers Since Mid-August
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 8.

[09/09/13 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Still Big in Return to NBC
In adults 18-49, the Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" franchise however is down 7% from last year's opener.

[09/09/13 - 08:40 AM]
Subway(R) Restaurants, Eveready and Orville Redenbacher's(R) Join "The Million Second Quiz" for Cross-Platform Partnerships
The Ryan Seacrest-hosted event premieres tonight and continues nightly through Thursday, September 19.

[09/09/13 - 08:30 AM]
Superstar Elton John to Perform at the "65th Primetime Emmy Awards," Sunday, Sept. 22
While John has played more than 3,500 concerts in his career, this marks his first appearance at the Emmy Awards.

[09/09/13 - 08:26 AM]
ION Television Set to Premiere Five All-New Original Holiday Movies in 2013
Look for "Defending Santa," "My Santa," "Holiday Road Trip," "Christmas Belle" and "All I Want for Christmas" beginning Sunday, November 24.

[09/09/13 - 08:24 AM]
Giants-Cowboys Football Scores Top Sunday Overnight Average Since Oscar Night
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 8.

[09/09/13 - 08:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Premieres with Host Tina Fey and Musical Guest Arcade Fire on September 28
Plus: look for Miley Cyrus to host on October 5 followed by Bruce Willis on October 12.

[09/09/13 - 07:55 AM]
Bravo Media and the Fiat(R) Brand Team Up to Drive Viewer Engagement in First-Ever "Watch What Happens Live" Wedding Extravaganza
To kick off the experience with the FIAT brand, Bravo created a custom on-air vignette showcasing newly-engaged Gretchen Rossi, as she preps to get a wedding Mazel ready.

[09/09/13 - 07:36 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Earns Highest Rating in 14 Years for Week 1
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 8.

[09/09/13 - 07:19 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Exclusive Multi-Media Partnership with Frederic Fekkai for Season Two of Modeling Competition Series "The Face"
The series returns in early 2014 with executive producer Naomi Campbell as a supermodel coach along with two new mentors, Anne V and Lydia Hearst.

[09/09/13 - 07:05 AM]
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Returns to CBS, Tuesday, Dec. 10 on the CBS Television Network
Set to appear are Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Lily Aldridge, Candice Swanepoel, Lindsay Ellingson, Karlie Kloss, Doutzen Kroes, Behati Prinsloo and many more.

[09/09/13 - 06:58 AM]
Destination America Scares Up Season 6 of "A Haunting," Premiering Sunday, September 29
Through spellbinding first-person accounts, each episode profiles the story of one family traumatized by forces unknown.

[09/09/13 - 06:48 AM]
TV One to Air Exclusive John Legend Performance - 9/14, 10pm ET
The performance was filmed in front of an intimate audience in New York City at Red Rooster Harlem.

[09/08/13 - 08:51 AM]
Encore of "Saturday Night Live" Delivers Top Household and 18-49 Results in the Local Markets in Four Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 7.

[09/08/13 - 08:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Tops Viewers for ABC, Splits Demos with FOX
FOX shares the adults 18-49 crown with its primetime college football coverage.

[09/07/13 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline NBC" Trumps Season Premiere of "20/20"
The Peacock is the most-watched network in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/07/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Jumps 20% Week to Week in 18-49 Rating to Its Best Result Since August 16
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 6.

[09/06/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 6
Updates include: Matt Nix's "Complications" nears pilot order at USA; Greg Germann boards Lifetime's "HR"; and Tim Kring books "Dorothy Must Die" at The CW.

[09/06/13 - 03:46 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Penultimate "Burn Notice" Puts USA in Front
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Ragin Cajun Redneck Gators," FX's "Wilfred" and OWN's "The Customer Is Always Right?"

[09/06/13 - 03:03 PM]
Two Athletes. Five Months. Eight of the Toughest Races in the World. "Boundless" Premieres on Esquire Network Wednesday, September 25
The series chronicles both pain and triumph as this adrenaline addicted duo climb, run and bike up anything they can find - in only five months.

[09/06/13 - 03:02 PM]
Take a Trip Around the Globe with Joel McHale, Aziz Ansari, Josh Gad, Seth Meyers, Rashida Jones and More When "The Getaway" Premieres September 25
Other participants include Aisha Tyler, José Andrés, Ryan Kwanten, Paul Feig and Eve.

[09/06/13 - 03:01 PM]
Scotland's James Watt and Martin Dickie Create Craft Brew Anarchy When "Brew Dogs" Premieres September 24 on Esquire Network
In each episode, James and Martin visit a different American beer town, celebrate distinctive craft beers and create their own locally-inspired draft.

[09/06/13 - 03:00 PM]
It's Cook or Be Cooked: New Original Series "Knife Fight" Premieres Tuesday, September 24 on Esquire Network
"Top Chef" winner Ilan Hall hosts the series, from executive producer Drew Barrymore.

[09/06/13 - 02:55 PM]
"The Doctors" Kicks Off Its Sixth Season This Monday, September 9 with New Additions to the Team
Joining the team of co-hosts this season are three new medical experts: urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman, sexologist Dr. Rachael Ross and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Ian K. Smith.

[09/06/13 - 02:48 PM]
Date Change for Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel October Premieres
"Signed, Sealed & Delivered" (formerly "Dead Letters") and "When Calls The Heart" will both move back a week to Saturday, October 12 and 19, respectively.

[09/06/13 - 02:35 PM]
Mother of "The Bachelor" Contestant Gia Allemand Speaks Out Exclusively on "Dr. Phil" on Season 12 Launch, This Tuesday
"I'm really mad at her that she did this for no reason," said Micheletti. "In 12 hours it would have been fine. I'm really angry."

[09/06/13 - 01:57 PM]
25.1 Million Watch "NFL Kickoff" on NBC; 3rd Most-Watched "NFL Kickoff" Game in 12-Year History
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 5.

[09/06/13 - 01:05 PM]
Have Some Family-Friendly Fun with The Hub Network's Premiere of "Step by Step" Beginning Monday, Oct. 7
"Step by Step" has not aired on television in more than three years.







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[10/26/20 - 09:59 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 09:30 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 09:20 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 09:01 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO's "Crazy, Not Insane," A Provocative Look at the Minds of Serial Killers, Debuts November 18
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[10/26/20 - 08:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top FOX, World Series
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[10/26/20 - 07:48 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 07:24 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 07:01 AM]
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[10/24/20 - 09:01 PM]
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