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[09/11/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Julia Goldani Telles joins Showtime's "The Affair"; June Diane Raphael to lead "Dinks" at ABC; and William Moseley cast in E!'s "The Royals."

[09/11/13 - 07:07 PM]
"American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards," Hosted by Jennifer Coolidge, Premieres Wednesday, October 30 on Hallmark Channel
Celebrity presenters include Betty White, Naomi Judd, Marlee Matlin, Ryan O'Neal, Pauley Perrette, Lori Loughlin and many more.

[09/11/13 - 07:06 PM]
Winner Announced on "MasterChef"
Plus: season five open casting calls begin in Phoenix and New Orleans on October 5.

[09/11/13 - 04:58 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Return Dethrones "Rizzoli & Isles" Finale
Plus: numbers for CNBC's "Money Talks," ABC Family's "The Vineyard" and Animal Planet's "Hero Dogs of 9/11."

[09/11/13 - 04:12 PM]
USA-Mexico - Equals Best Rating for ESPN's FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 10.

[09/11/13 - 03:06 PM]
"The Nine Lives of Chloe King: Salvation" Movie Script to Be Released Online Friday, September 13
"We wanted to make the 'Chloe King' movie script available to her amazing fans to provide them the closure they've been clamoring for," said Kate Juergens.

[09/11/13 - 01:57 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Is Television's #1 Show on Tuesday Night
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 10.

[09/11/13 - 01:31 PM]
Raini Rodriguez and Calum Worthy Host "Monstober," Disney Channel's Annual Month-Long Halloween Celebration
Look for special themed installments of "A.N.T. Farm," "Dog With a Blog," "Good Luck Charlie," "Jessie," "Liv and Maddie," "Phineas and Ferb," "Shake It Up" and "Wander Over Yonder."

[09/11/13 - 01:03 PM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television Statement on "Breaking Bad" Spinoff
"Better Call Saul" is a one-hour prequel that will focus on the evolution of the popular Saul Goodman character before he ever became Walter White's lawyer.

[09/11/13 - 11:31 AM]
Animal Planet Is on the Hunt: Series Exposes New England's Hidden Dangers and High Risks in New Season of "North Woods Law"
The series returns with the first of 10 new episodes Thursday, October 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/11/13 - 11:13 AM]
Six Ladies Leave the Last Frontier for Sun-Soaked Miami in TLC's New Series "Alaskan Women Looking for Love"
The six-part series launches Sunday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/11/13 - 11:06 AM]
ESPN Ramps Up Coverage for Chase for NASCAR Sprint Cup
NASCAR's version of the playoffs, the 10 races will determine the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion.

[09/11/13 - 10:27 AM]
Caitriona Balfe Cast as Claire Randall in Starz and Sony Pictures TV's "Outlander"
In the two months since casting the first lead character of Jamie Fraser, thousands of fans have started online campaigns, "Claire Watch 2013" and "Free Claire" in anticipation of today's announcement.

[09/11/13 - 10:16 AM]
ABC Casting Initiative "Make Me a Star" Announces Winners
Bechir Sylvain, from Los Angeles, won the private competition; while John Berchtold, from New Jersey, won the public competition.

[09/11/13 - 10:06 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Kicks Off Open Auditions for Season 9 on October 26
The auditions then continue in Atlanta (Nov. 2-3), Denver (Dec. 7-8), Indianapolis (Jan. 25-26) and Los Angeles (Feb. 8-9).

[09/11/13 - 10:02 AM]
"Getting On," a New HBO Comedy Series from Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, Begins Its Six-Episode Season Sunday, Nov. 24
Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez star in the project, from the creators of "Big Love."

[09/11/13 - 09:38 AM]
Fuse Greenlights Season Two of "Insane Clown Posse Theater"
The new season will consist of ten new half-hour episodes and is set to begin production immediately.

[09/11/13 - 09:37 AM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with New "This Is Me" Interstitials
The "This Is Me" series is designed to celebrate the uniqueness of everyday kids and highlight aspects of their lives that have made them who they are today.

[09/11/13 - 09:27 AM]
Relive the Best Jaw-Dropping, Shock-Inducing Internet Videos on VH1's "40 Greatest Viral Videos," Premiering Saturday, September 14 @ 9PM
Relive all the memorable hits and discover new ones with two solid hours of "OMG! I remember that!" moments.

[09/11/13 - 09:23 AM]
Break Into Showbiz with TVGN's "Mother of All Talent" Docu-Series Premiering Tuesday, October 22 at 8:00 PM
The series follows casting agents Nikki and Lorri Tierney, two larger-than-life personalities who run one of the country's most reputable kids talent agencies.

[09/11/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Week Hits Best Numbers Yet with a 5-Month High in Its Tuesday Time Period
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 10.

[09/11/13 - 08:23 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Continues Win Streak for NBC
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all featured news coverage for 17 minutes beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/11/13 - 08:17 AM]
"Million Second Quiz" Scores NBC's Best 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results in Its Time Period in 12 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 10.

[09/11/13 - 06:55 AM]
Ovation Greenlights "The Art Of" Season Two
"The Art of" will return this fall with six new episodes beginning Wednesday, October 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 10
Updates include: Michelle Monaghan rounds out the cast of HBO's "Open"; FX mulls small screen take on "American Psycho"; and Ron Shelton returns to basketball for Showtime drama.

[09/10/13 - 10:00 PM]
America's Favorite Dancers Announced on "So You Think You Can Dance"
Plus: to cap off tonight's finale, it was announced that FOX has picked up the series for an 11th season.

[09/10/13 - 06:54 PM]
Exclusive: Spike TV to Launch "Criss Angel BeLIEve" Out of "Ink Master" Finale on Tuesday, October 8
The series follows the magician as he attempts "bold and audacious demonstrations never attempted by any mystifier in history."

[09/10/13 - 06:33 PM]
AMC Cancels "The Killing" Once Again
The show's 12-episode revival was the least-watched of its three seasons.

[09/10/13 - 05:37 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Doubleheader Crushes the Competition
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Crash & Bernstein," Discovery's "Turn & Burn" and Bravo's "Below Deck: Crew Tells All."

[09/10/13 - 03:02 PM]
Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson Joins ABC's "The Taste"
He'll join Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson and Ludo Lefebvre for the second season, succeeding Brian Malarkey.

[09/10/13 - 02:58 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/10/13 - 02:53 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Breaking Bad" Pulls Back in Front for AMC
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Miami Monkey," Discovery's "Alaskan Steel Men" and Nickelodeon's "See Dad Run."

[09/10/13 - 02:48 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Dominates with Notre Dame/Michigan Coverage
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live," Starz's "The White Queen" and Lifetime's "A Sister's Nightmare."

[09/10/13 - 01:29 PM]
ESPN Posts Its Most-Viewed College Football Regular-Season Saturday Ever
ESPN further spins the numbers for Saturday, September 7.

[09/10/13 - 01:05 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast Last Night's "Under the Dome" This Saturday, September 14 at 9:00/8:00c
The encore, just two days prior to Monday's finale, replaces the previously announced repeat of "Criminal Minds."

[09/10/13 - 12:53 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Release Oscar(R) Winner Barbara Kopple's "Running from Crazy" Theatrically on November 1
The film will be released theatrically on November 1, and will follow with a debut on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in 2014.

[09/10/13 - 12:52 PM]
OWN Delivers Highest Rated Week in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 12:39 PM]
FOX Achieves Weekly Gains in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 12:09 PM]
Oxygen Media Study Reveals You Shouldn't Rush Love But the Marjority of Americans Often Do
The study coincides with Oxygen's emotional four-part special event, "Too Young To Marry?," premiering on Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/13 - 12:02 PM]
The CW Acquires Comedy Series "Seed" from Studio Entertainment One
The critically acclaimed Canadian series will make its U.S. premiere on The CW later this season.

[09/10/13 - 11:59 AM]
"Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Repeats to Replace "Breaking Pointe" on Monday, September 23
It's not clear when the season finale of "Breaking Pointe" will now air.

[09/10/13 - 11:48 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Target Youth Demos; 24 Hour Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschool-Dedicated Network for 23rd Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 11:41 AM]
TLC Renews "Who Do You Think You Are?"
The cable channel has placed an order of 10 one-hour original episodes to air in 2014.

[09/10/13 - 11:27 AM]
TNT's Blockbuster Hit "Rizzoli & Isles" Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Scripted Program for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.

[09/10/13 - 11:14 AM]
Billy Bush Goes on an Epic Adventure to Fight Illegal Rhino Poaching in "Chasing Rhinos with Billy Bush," Premiering 10/13, 9 PM
"We have an opportunity to do something really remarkable, and that is to raise some awareness," said Bush.

[09/10/13 - 11:10 AM]
Starz and Sony Pictures TV Add Duncan Lacroix to the "Outlander" Clan
The actor will play Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser in the series, adapted from Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling books.

[09/10/13 - 11:03 AM]
E! Explores Controversial Pop Culture Trends in New Docu-Style Series "Society X with Laura Ling," Hosted by the Venerable Investigative Journalist
The newcomer launches Thursday, October 3 at 10:00/9:00c with a look at the world of synthetic drugs.

[09/10/13 - 11:02 AM]
New HBO Comedy Series "Hello Ladies," Starring Stephen Merchant, Debuts Sept. 29
Christine Woods, Nate Torrence and and Kevin Weisman also star while Crista Flanagan, Jenny Slate, Sean Wing and Sarah Wright will guest.

[09/10/13 - 10:57 AM]
Hit HBO Comedy Series "Eastbound & Down" Returns for Fourth Season Sept. 29
The Danny McBride-led half-hour is back for eight final episodes.

[09/10/13 - 10:50 AM]
NFL Kickoff Weekend Games on NBC Rank #1 and #2 Primetime Shows for Week
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 2-8.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.