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[09/30/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 30
Updates include: Freddie Stroma to star in Lifetime's "Unreal"; Michael Rapaport, Alicia Witt bound for FX's "Justified"; and Blake McCormick is "Chasing Skips" for FOX.

[09/30/13 - 02:25 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank" Tops Demos, "Blue Bloods" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Bellator MMA Live," HGTV's "Extreme Homes" and Syfy's "Haven."

[09/30/13 - 02:22 PM]
Britney Spears to World Premiere Her New Music Video on The CW Tomorrow During the "IHeartRadio Music Festival"
The video for "Work B***h" is directed by Ben Mor.

[09/30/13 - 02:14 PM]
Paget Brewster to Return to "Criminal Minds" for Its 200th Milestone Episode
"Our 200th episode is going to be a special show," said Erica Messer. "We can't imagine telling this story without Paget being present."

[09/30/13 - 01:56 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows for the 4th Straight Year to Its Most-Watched Season Yet
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the 2012-13 season to date.

[09/30/13 - 01:31 PM]
Hallmark Channel's First-Ever Primetime Series "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" Earns a Second Season Renewal
The critically acclaimed series has garnered tremendous popularity and success, already seen by tens of millions of viewers.

[09/30/13 - 01:28 PM]
"Blacklist" Sets New Live+3 Record for Biggest Total-Viewer Increase Over Live+SD for a Broadcast Program
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 23.

[09/30/13 - 01:27 PM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Three of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
Look for the new season to roll out this Sunday, October 6 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/30/13 - 12:38 PM]
Boomerang Ushers in Halloween with First-time Premiere of Cartoon Network's Original Animated Series, "The Grim Adventures of Bill & Mandy"
"The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy" is an American animated television series created by Cartoon Network in 2003, an original spin-off of the 2001 show "Grim & Evil."

[09/30/13 - 12:36 PM]
ESPN to Provide Comprehensive Coverage of the 2013 MLB Postseason
"Baseball Tonight" will anchor the coverage with nightly telecasts throughout the postseason led by host Karl Ravech.

[09/30/13 - 12:08 PM]
TBS Announces Commentator Assignments for 2013 MLB Wild Card Games
Coverage begins when the Cincinnati Reds visit the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game on Tuesday, October 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/30/13 - 12:02 PM]
Multiplatform: "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Delivers More than 22 Million Viewers to Date
ABC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/30/13 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Announces Stacy Mandelberg as Vice President, Limited Series & Event Programming
Mandelberg served as Senior Vice President of Von Zerneck/Sertner Films where she oversaw the development and production of series and movies for television.

[09/30/13 - 11:48 AM]
Celebrate Halloween All Month Long with Brand New Creepy Cartoon Network Originals and Spooky Specials
Highlights included themed installments of "Regular Show," "Uncle Grandpa," "Annoying Orange," "Dreamworks Dragons: Defenders of Berk," "MAD" and "Johnny Test."

[09/30/13 - 11:35 AM]
Actor Hal Sparks and Actress, Singer and Dancer Coco Jones Added as Judges to "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" Nationwide Costume Competition
"Saturday Night Live" actor and comedian, Kenan Thompson, is host of the one-of-a-kind two-hour special.

[09/30/13 - 11:12 AM]
"Drop Dead Diva" to Return with All-New Episodes on Sunday, October 6
Upcoming guest stars include Illeana Douglas, Peri Gilpin, Richard Kind, Jaleel White, Doug Savant and Rebecca Mader.

[09/30/13 - 11:08 AM]
"Breaking Bad" Series Finale Delivers 10.3 Million Viewers, Including 6.7 Million Adults 18-49, a Record for the Iconic Series
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 29.

[09/30/13 - 10:59 AM]
"Homeland" Returns with Its Highest-Rated Premiere Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 29.

[09/30/13 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Claims TV's Top 2 Biggest Gainers in Early TV Playback, with "S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Modern Family"
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 25.

[09/30/13 - 10:39 AM]
ESPN to Air 31 NBA Vignettes in 31 Days on "SportsCenter"
Several ESPN NBA commentators are participating in the project, including Jalen Rose, Tim Legler and Stephen A. Smith.

[09/30/13 - 10:16 AM]
Spike TV Inks New Seasons of "Ink Master" and "Tattoo Nightmares"
Season four of "Ink Master" will debut in 2014 with 13 one-hour episodes and 26 new episodes of "Tattoo Nightmares" will debut in 2014 as well.

[09/30/13 - 10:10 AM]
Nickelodeon and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Launch First Ever Nick-Branded Radio Station on iHeartRadio and Nick.com
Additionally, Relativity and Reel FX's Free Birds, which hits theaters nationwide November 1, has signed on as Nick Radio's exclusive launch partner.

[09/30/13 - 09:48 AM]
Nickelodeon and Johnny Cupcakes Release Limited-Edition "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Apparel and Accessories Line
The line can be purchased in Johnny Cupcakes retail shops (Boston, Los Angeles, London, and Hull, MA) and to fans around the world on the company's website beginning today.

[09/30/13 - 09:38 AM]
Witness the Method to Criss Angel's Magic with His New Weekly Series Starting Tuesday, October 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
Over the course of 11 weeks, "Criss Angel BeLIEve" will perform epic demonstrations that will feature incredible acts of magic.

[09/30/13 - 09:30 AM]
MTV and Rainn Wilson's SoulPancake to Debut "Life Continued: Defeating Depression" on World Mental Health Day
The 60-minute special produced by Rainn Wilson's SoulPancake premieres Thursday, October 10 at 7:00/6:00c.

[09/30/13 - 09:19 AM]
NBA Coach of the Year George Karl Joins ESPN as NBA Studio Analyst
Karl previously served as an ESPN NBA studio analyst during the 2003-2004 NBA season.

[09/30/13 - 09:17 AM]
Three Times a Charm for Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri in "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off"
The series will return for another six-episode season this January on Food Network.

[09/30/13 - 08:55 AM]
Kevin Spacey Narrates "The Kennedy Died" Premiering Sunday, November 17 on Smithsonian Channel
The new documentary from acclaimed director Leslie Woodhead plunges viewers into the day leading up to President Kennedy's appearance in Dallas.

[09/30/13 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's Sunday Dramas Open with Strong Gains Over the January-May Averages
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 29.

[09/30/13 - 08:40 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers the Third Season Premiere of "Homeland" Available on Multiple Platforms Now
The season three premiere is also available for download as a free video podcast on iTunes.

[09/30/13 - 08:37 AM]
IFC Greenlights "Garfunkel & Oates" for 2014 Featuring Comedy-Folk Duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci
IFC also ordered a pilot presentation of "American Storage," which follows the unlikely friendship between a storage facility employee and a man who takes up residence in one of the empty units.

[09/30/13 - 08:33 AM]
Pivot Original Docu-Series "Jersey Strong" Launches "MentorStrong," Nationwide Mentoring Initiative
The campaign aims to increase awareness about the importance of mentoring as a means of intervention with at-risk youth and launch a nationwide mentor recruitment initiative.

[09/30/13 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SNF" Triumph Over Competing Premieres
Plus: ABC's "Once Upon a Time," "Revenge" and "Betrayal" all open down significantly from last year's lineup.

[09/30/13 - 08:12 AM]
Patriots-Falcons on "Sunday Night Football" Leads Primetime in All Key Measures in Preliminary Results
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 29.

[09/30/13 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Renews "Unforgettable" for Broadcast in Summer 2014
The Eye has given the series a 13-episode third season renewal for broadcast in summer 2014.

[09/30/13 - 07:55 AM]
Sisters of Pop Sensation Bruno Mars Reach for the Stars in WE tv's Newest Original Series "The Lylas"
The newcomer launches Friday, November 8 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/30/13 - 07:30 AM]
Bravo Media Premieres "Styled to Rock" with Executive Producer Robyn "Rihanna" Fenty and Celebrity Mentor Pharrell Williams October 25 at 8PM ET/PT
The series was previously slated to roll out Tuesday, November 5 at 8:00/7:00c on Style.

[09/30/13 - 06:18 AM]
ESPN Digital Media Remains No. 1 Across Platforms in August
ESPN spins the digital numbers for the month of August.

[09/29/13 - 09:46 AM]
"SNL," with Host Tina Fey and Musical Guest Arcade Fire, Equals Its Household and 18-49 Ratings from Its Season Finale on May 18
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 28.

[09/29/13 - 09:34 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers for Sixth Consecutive Saturday
Coverage of Wisconsin at Ohio State lifts the Alphabet yet again last night.

[09/29/13 - 08:23 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Posts Biggest Gain in Adults 18-49 Live+3 Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 24.

[09/29/13 - 08:00 AM]
"SEC on CBS" Scores Rating/Share of 4.9/12 for Georgia Defeat of LSU
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 28.

[09/28/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Sleepy Hollow" Rises to a 4.6 Rating, Sees Bigger DVR Gains in Week 2
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 23.

[09/28/13 - 08:39 AM]
Season Premiere of "Dateline NBC" Ties Its Year-Ago Premiere Rating in 18-49 and Is Up 36% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 27.

[09/28/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Grows to Rank as Friday's #1 TV Show Over Premieres on the Other Nets
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 27.

[09/28/13 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Blue Bloods"
ABC's "Shark Tank" however is the most-watched program in the key adults 18-49 demographic.

[09/27/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 27
Updates include: ABC eyes "Modern Family" spin-off with Rob Riggle; Damon Wayans, Jr. brings "Man/Child" to FOX; and Rina Mimoun brings "Sisterland" to ABC.

[09/27/13 - 07:52 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Adds Pilot Encore for "Almost Human" on Sunday, November 10
Plus: look for "Sleepy Hollow" to rebroadcast its pilot on Monday, October 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/27/13 - 06:25 PM]
CBS Gives "Unforgettable" Third Season Order
Look for 13 additional episodes to roll on next summer on top of the six yet to be scheduled from its second season.

[09/27/13 - 05:28 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang" Dominates in All Categories
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Airplane Repo," WE tv's "Tamar & Vince" and Spike TV's "Impact Wrestling."







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[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
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