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[09/19/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 19
Updates include: FX sets cast for "You're the Worst"; VH1 orders pilot to "Hindsight"; and Danny Strong, Lee Daniels book hip hop drama at FOX.

[09/19/13 - 04:13 PM]
Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" Premieres with 1.5 Million Viewers and Builds to 1.6 Million Viewers in the Second Episode
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 18.

[09/19/13 - 02:39 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Continues Its Reign for A&E
Plus: numbers for FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter," TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras" and FXX's "The League."

[09/19/13 - 02:31 PM]
Mayweather-Canelo Fight Sets Record as Highest-Grossing Pay-Per-View Event of All Time
Nearly $150 million in U.S. pay-per-view revenue has been reported to date.

[09/19/13 - 01:53 PM]
Bailee Madison, Laura Marano Among Celebrity Presenters Added to the "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash"
Also on tap are Rico Rodriguez, Raini Rodriguez, Keean Johnson and Todd Newton.

[09/19/13 - 01:48 PM]
TNT Greenlights New Steven Bochco Drama "Murder in the First," Starring Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson
Tom Felton, Mimi Kirkland, Raphael Sbarge, Ian Anthony Dale, Bess Rous and Steven Weber also star in the 10-episode series.

[09/19/13 - 01:15 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents: Masters & Johnson a Special Pop-Up Installation Inspired by the Original Series "Masters of Sex"
The innovative and interactive exhibition is open to the public daily in Manhattan's Openhouse Gallery from September 20 to September 29.

[09/19/13 - 01:07 PM]
Photographers Share the Daring Stories Behind their Most Incredible Photos in New Special, Premiering 10/11 at 8 PM
"National Geographic Photographers: The Best Job in the World," a one-hour special, will also be simulcast on Nat Geo WILD.

[09/19/13 - 01:05 PM]
Final Presenters Announced for the "65th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
New additions include Malin Akerman, Stephen Amell, Connie Britton, Emilia Clarke, Jimmy Fallon, Tim Gunn, Jon Hamm and Alyson Hannigan.

[09/19/13 - 12:57 PM]
NFL on FOX Off to Best Start Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[09/19/13 - 11:25 AM]
E! and WWE's Hit Series "Total Divas" Returns at a New Time on Sunday, November 17 at 9PM with Six All-New Episodes
The first eight episodes of season one concluded in a dramatic mid-season finale on Sunday, September 15.

[09/19/13 - 11:16 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Dominance Over Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[09/19/13 - 10:32 AM]
Oscar(R) Winner Susan Sarandon to Guest Star on "Mike & Molly"
She'll play a literary icon and idol of Molly's (series star Melissa McCarthy).

[09/19/13 - 10:26 AM]
NBC Developing Miniseries Based on Life of Iconic "Tonight Show" Host Johnny Carson
The project will be based Bill Zehme's upcoming biography "Carson the Magnificent."

[09/19/13 - 10:17 AM]
Spike TV Options "Tut," a Scripted Limited Event Series
The script takes "an illuminating, new look at the extraordinary story of Tutankhamun, based on recently discovered historical evidence."

[09/19/13 - 10:10 AM]
BBC America's "Copper," E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" Get the Axe
Look for the former's de facto finale, "The Place I Called My Home," to air this Sunday, September 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/13 - 10:09 AM]
Lifetime Launches Live Talent Chats on Facebook, Beginning Sunday, September 22
Talent from "Devious Maids," "Drop Dead Diva," "Project Runway," "Project Runway All Stars," "Supermarket Superstar" and "Witches of East End" will take part in the chats.

[09/19/13 - 09:54 AM]
Destination America's New Series "When Ghosts Attack" Reveals That, Sometimes, What You Can't See Can Hurt You
The eight-episode series premieres Sunday, October 20 at 10:00/9:00c following the season finale of "A Haunting."

[09/19/13 - 09:53 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Production for New Series and Pilots
On HGTV, the new series moving ahead are "Beat the House," "New House, New Life," "Buying Country" and "Restoring America."

[09/19/13 - 09:50 AM]
Discovery Scores a Look Into the NFL with Two-Part Special "NFL in Season"
Look for Steelers/Vikings on Friday, October 4 and 49ers/Jaguars on Friday, November 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/13 - 09:33 AM]
The Premiere of "Survivor" Tops All Wednesday Broadcasts in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 18.

[09/19/13 - 09:31 AM]
Royals Go Overseas and Undercover on TLC's "Secret Princes"
The eight-part series premieres Friday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/19/13 - 09:20 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches TV Everywhere as Part of Larger Company Roll-Out Across NBCUniversal
Oxygen fans will be able to access their favorite original series via www.OxygenNow.com and "Oxygen NOW," a new app for iPhone and iPad, which derives its name from the "Bravo Now" app.

[09/19/13 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Falling Skies" Starts Production on Season 4
Check out this behind the scenes sneak peek from the first day back on set.

[09/19/13 - 08:43 AM]
Season Finale of "America's Got Talent" Tops the Show's Year-Ago Finale by 4% in 18-49 and 7% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 18.

[09/19/13 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Return Spoils "Got Talent" Finale
The reality mainstay returns as the night's top program among adults 18-49.

[09/19/13 - 07:59 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to Summer Highs in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[09/19/13 - 06:49 AM]
"The CBS Dream Team, It's Epic!," a New Three-Hour Saturday Morning Programming Line-Up, Premieres Saturday, Sept. 28
The three-hour FCC educational/informational compliant programming block consists of six new half-hours with a pro-social message.

[09/19/13 - 04:00 AM]
MTV Chronicles the Epic Rise of Miley Cyrus as She Embraces New Public Persona and Musical Direction in "Miley: The Movement" New Doc Premiering 10/2 at 10pm ET/PT
The documentary will capture the full essence and evolution of Cyrus as she gears up for the release of her debut RCA Records album, "Bangerz" on Tuesday, October 8.

[09/18/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 18
Updates include: ABC, Marvel consider "Agent Carter" series; Missi Pyle joins TV Land's "Jennifer Falls"; and TNT expands new season of "Falling Skies" to 12 episodes.

[09/18/13 - 11:00 PM]
Winner Voted of NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent"
Plus: auditions for next season get underway October 26-27 in Miami.

[09/18/13 - 03:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Holds Off USA Summer Finales
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "My Big Fat Revenge," Lifetime's "Double Divas" and Syfy's "Heroes of Cosplay."

[09/18/13 - 02:52 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Amish Mafia" #1 Non-Fiction Cable Program
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 17.

[09/18/13 - 02:31 PM]
NBC App Re-Launches with New iOS 7 Update, Focus on Full Episode Video Content
The new NBC app will be the foundation for NBC's TV Everywhere offering, which is slated to launch in 2014.

[09/18/13 - 02:30 PM]
The Fab Five Reunite on the Network That Started It All as Bravo Media Premieres "Queer Eye Reunion: 10 Years Later" This October
Andy Cohen will host the special, featuring alums Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez.

[09/18/13 - 01:35 PM]
Bravo Media Delivers Over 1.5 Million Total Viewers with the Premiere of "I Dream of Nene: The Wedding"
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 17.

[09/18/13 - 01:20 PM]
Starting a "Revolution" at the United Nations
The show's stars were on hand for a conversation aimed at bringing attention to the UN's Sustainable Energy for All initiative.

[09/18/13 - 01:00 PM]
"ET Live on CBS.com" Brings Fans to the Emmy(R) Awards Red Carpet
Brooke Anderson and Rocsi Diaz will host the live-stream of coverage from the red carpet.

[09/18/13 - 12:31 PM]
Documentary "Life According to Sam," the Inspiring Story of a Young Man and His Family Battling a Rare Premature Aging Disease, Debuts Oct. 21, Exclusively on HBO
Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine directed and produced the film, part of HBO Documentary Films' weekly series this fall.

[09/18/13 - 11:53 AM]
"Sofia the First" Debuts in the Disney Junior Appisodes App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
Developed by Disney/ABC Television Group's Digital Media team, the Disney Junior Appisodes app offers true interactive viewing.

[09/18/13 - 11:06 AM]
Al Michaels to Call 25th Primetime Game in Pittsburgh with Bears-Steelers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
The Steelers are the seventh NFL team to host at least 25 primetime games called by Michaels.

[09/18/13 - 10:30 AM]
CBS.com and the CBS App Bring You Closer to the "Survivor" Castaways
Fans will be able to sync the CBS App for iOS with the show, whether watching live, on-demand, or via DVR, to access the second-screen content.

[09/18/13 - 10:29 AM]
The Flagship Brands of A+E Networks Unite to Simulcast "Bonnie & Clyde" on December 8th and 9th on Lifetime, A&E and History(R)
Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Holly Hunter and William Hurt star in the four-hour event.

[09/18/13 - 10:13 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Time of Death" to Premiere Friday, November 1st at 9PM ET/PT
The six-part series will take an unflinching, in-depth look at some remarkable individuals facing their own imminent mortality.

[09/18/13 - 10:13 AM]
"65th Emmy(R) Awards" to Honor 50th Anniversary of 1963 Television Milestones
Six-time Emmy nominee Don Cheadle will present a moving tribute to television's role in the assassination coverage of President John F. Kennedy.

[09/18/13 - 09:50 AM]
Discovery Channel Dives for Pearls in the Deep South in "Dixie Divers"
The one-hour special premieres Saturday, September 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/18/13 - 09:46 AM]
ESPN Networks Set to Air Up to 17 WNBA Playoff Games
ESPN and ESPN2 will air up to 17 playoff games, including exclusive coverage of the Eastern and Western Conference Finals and the WNBA Finals 2013 Presented by Boost Mobile.

[09/18/13 - 09:12 AM]
Susan Lacy, Creator and Executive Producer of Iconic "American Masters" Series, Signs Multi-Year Deal with HBO
"It's exciting to have someone as talented as Susan Lacy bring fresh ideas to HBO," said Sheila Nevins.

[09/18/13 - 09:04 AM]
New ESPN, ATP World Tour TV Agreement Expands Coverage of Indian Wells, Miami & Season-Ending Championship
More than 44 hours will be aired, including, for the first time, both the women's and men's championships from the South Florida event.

[09/18/13 - 09:00 AM]
President Clinton, Robin Williams and More Stars to Visit "Late Show" Week of Sept. 23
Other guests visiting next week include Johnny Galecki, Cher, Steve Martin, Kings of Leon and more!







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[08/18/17 - 08:12 AM]
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The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/17/17 - 12:55 PM]
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[08/17/17 - 12:45 PM]
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[08/17/17 - 12:34 PM]
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[08/17/17 - 12:26 PM]
National Geographic Goes Inside ISIS in Powerful New Drama, "The State"
A compelling fictional story based on extensive research, "The State" follows the experiences of four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join ISIS in Raqqah, Syria.

[08/17/17 - 12:20 PM]
Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Starring Kevin Costner Begins Production on Location in Utah
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[08/17/17 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Announces Season Two Greenlight for 2017's Fastest Growing New Comedy - "I'm Sorry"
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[08/17/17 - 11:06 AM]
MTV to Premiere "Dare to Live" with World Renowned Videographer Rory Kramer
The Chainsmokers, Rae Sremmurd, Shawn Mendes, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Krewella, Khalid and Iggy Azalea are among the featured artists.

[08/17/17 - 10:35 AM]
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[08/17/17 - 10:06 AM]
Season Four of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You" Premieres Thursday, September 28 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The comedy series returns on Thursday, September 21 with an hour-long special titled "Nathan For You: A Celebration," in which Nathan checks in with former guests of the show.

[08/17/17 - 09:43 AM]
Amateur Home Renovators Compete for the Prize of a Lifetime in the Return of "Game of Homes" on Discovery Family Beginning Monday, September 4 at 10/9c
The eight-episode second season features new homes, new contestants and a brand-new host.

[08/17/17 - 09:23 AM]
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Look for both series back-to-back beginning Friday, September 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/17/17 - 09:06 AM]
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[08/17/17 - 09:00 AM]
Alan Jackson and Chris Stapleton Added to Performance Lineup for the "11th Annual ACM Honors(TM)" Sept. 15 on CBS
The show, dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the "52nd Academy of Country Music Awards," will tape on Wednesday, August 23 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

[08/17/17 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off ABC, "CMA Fest"
The Peacock edges the Alphabet by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.