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[06/09/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 9
Updates include: Yaya DaCosta to topline Lifetime's "Whitney Houston"; FOX nixes burn off run for "Us & Them"; and Kerri Medders joins the cast of ABC Family's "Mystery Girls."

[06/09/14 - 08:31 PM]
Sony Computer Entertainment America Unveils New Content, Hardware And Network Services That Reinforce PlayStation(R) Is The Best Place To Play
Brian Michael Bendis, executive producer of "Powers" unveiled on stage the first details of the PlayStation original content series, which will be available in the United States this December.

[06/09/14 - 03:10 PM]
Electus and Darius Films Sells "Iron Belly" Script to BBC America & HBO Canada
The 19th century scripted series depicts a floating prison sailing from Ireland to Australia.

[06/09/14 - 03:02 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Newsmagazines Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" and History's "D-Day in HD."

[06/09/14 - 02:39 PM]
NBC's Dateline Presents "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: What the Jury Never Heard" Including Exclusive Interviews and New Insights 20 Years Later
Kato Kaelin, Denise Brown, Fred Goldman, Kim Goldman, Carl Douglas, Alan Dershowitz, Bob Costas and Tom Lange are among the featured interviews.

[06/09/14 - 02:32 PM]
It's a Dog-Eat-Dog World When Animal Planet Turns World Cup Into "World Pup"
16 dogs proudly bark for their home countries, most of which are top contenders in the 2014 World Cup, and each competes paw to paw as the world decides which is named "Top Dog."

[06/09/14 - 02:24 PM]
"Royal Pains" Welcomes Guest Stars for Season Six
Michael O'Keefe, Nick Gehlfuss, Spencer Grammar, Tyler Labine, Leonardo Nam and Brandon Quinn are all on tap this season.

[06/09/14 - 02:10 PM]
"Drunk History," "Nathan for You" Premiere Second Seasons July 1 at 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Jack Black, Courteney Cox, David Cross, Jon Daly, Charlie Day, Laura Dern and Emily Deschanel are among the guest stars this season on the former.

[06/09/14 - 01:47 PM]
"Six Little McGhees" Returns for a New Season on OWN This Fall Beginning Saturday, September 6
In the new season, Columbus, Ohio's first sextuplets, Josiah, Madison, Olivia, Issac, Rozonno Jr. and Elijah, aren't so little anymore.

[06/09/14 - 01:40 PM]
NBC's 17% Increase vs. Last Season Is Biggest for Any Big 4 Net in 22 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[06/09/14 - 01:22 PM]
USA Network Taps Eric Roberts in Recurring Arc on Fourth Season of Acclaimed Drama "Suits"
Roberts will play Charles Forstman, a titan of finance with a net worth in the billions and an outsized personality to match.

[06/09/14 - 01:11 PM]
HBO Announces HBOAccess(TM) Finalists
The new four-week program that identifies diverse emerging filmmakers and provides participants with development, mentorship and the opportunity to create short-form content for HBO.

[06/09/14 - 12:32 PM]
H2 Announces Sizzling Summer Slate of Original Programming
Newcomers include "United Stuff of America" and "Ancient Impossible."

[06/09/14 - 12:07 PM]
Comedy Central Greenlights "Another Period" and "Idiotsitter," Renews "Inside Amy Schumer," "Review" and "TripTank" and Sets Digital Slate
"6 Guys 1 Car," "300 Sunnyside," "New Timers," "Pie Guys," "Roustabout with Kurt Braunohler" and "Team Tiger Awesome" are among the digital pickups.

[06/09/14 - 11:51 AM]
ABC's NBA Finals Builds Year to Year - Net Beats Combined Sunday Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/09/14 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production on Three Drama Pilots: "Recovery Road," "Stitches" and "Unstrung"
Based on the popular young adult novel by Blake Nelson, "Recovery Road" focuses on a teenage girl dealing with addiction.

[06/09/14 - 11:29 AM]
ESPN Presents "Countdown to Brazil" on June 11-12
The "Countdown to Brazil" (#CountdownToBrazil) will begin Wednesday, June 11, at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN with a two-hour 2014 FIFA World Cup Preview.

[06/09/14 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Renews Hit Comedy Series "Faking It" for a Second Season
Finishing up with a strong first season, MTV announced today the season two pick-up of its newest scripted comedy series, "Faking It" for 10 episodes.

[06/09/14 - 10:47 AM]
Nadia G Rocks the Road in New Series "Bite This with Nadia G" on Cooking Channel
The series launches Monday, July 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[06/09/14 - 10:32 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: "Modern Family" Closes the Season with Its Highest L+7 Numbers Since Fall
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[06/09/14 - 10:22 AM]
Bravo Media Heads to Sweet Home Alabama in New Docu-Series "Jersey Belle" Premiering Monday, August 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The series follows outspoken New Jersey native and entertainment publicist Jaime Primak Sullivan as she navigates life in the upscale Southern suburb of Mountain Brook, Alabama.

[06/09/14 - 09:31 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Season Four Premieres on June 19
Aziz Ansari, Robert Klein, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jon Stewart, and George Wallace are among the latest guests.

[06/09/14 - 09:14 AM]
"American Muscle" Strengthens and Tones Discovery's Summer Lineup with Series Premiere on Wednesday, July 9th
At the Barwis Methods Training Center, Mike Barwis and his staff of dedicated, blue collar trainers take on everyone from NFL players, to Wild West bull riders, to paraplegics looking to walk again.

[06/09/14 - 09:10 AM]
"The Bridge" Crosses Over to Hulu Plus
As part of the agreement, limited promotional episodes will also be available on Hulu.com.

[06/09/14 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Starz Releases New Behind-the-Scenes Video for "Outlander"
Exclusive interviews from the set in Scotland let fans learn more about the making of the series, premiering August 9.

[06/09/14 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Frenetic Fans Unlock "Teen Wolf" Season Four Trailer in Social Media Scavenger Hunt
This past weekend's digital scavenger hunt was "Teen Wolf's" latest installment of fan-driven digital activations.

[06/09/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Miss USA 2014" Grows 8% Versus Last Year in Adults 18-49 and Is Up by 21% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/09/14 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Make It No Contest for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage overshadows "Miss USA 2014" on NBC and "The 68th Annual Tony Awards" on CBS.

[06/09/14 - 08:25 AM]
Nickelodeon to Feature "AwesomenessTV's" Beloved Character Terry the Tomboy in Her First Television Movie, Saturday, June 21, At 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Terry the Tomboy centers around a confident, bacon-loving and shower-deficient tomboy whose summer goal is to win the county fair pie-eating contest.

[06/09/14 - 07:18 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Game Two Generates Strong 10.2 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/09/14 - 06:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Rocks the Mic This Summer with New Series "Sisterhood of Hip Hop" Premiering Tuesday, August 12 at 9 PM ET/PT
The eight episode series will also include appearances by hip hop icons, mentors and friends such as Eve, Lil Jon, Travie McCoy, Rick Ross, Tank, and Irv Gotti among others.

[06/09/14 - 01:01 AM]
Starz Digital Media Brings "Power" to UK Audiences for Early Digital Purchase
Digital electronic sell-through (EST) purchases in the UK are now available through Amazon Instant Video, blinkbox, Google Play, iTunes, Sony Entertainment Network, and Xbox Video.

[06/08/14 - 12:04 PM]
NBC Posts Viewership Milestones for "Championship Saturday"
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 7.

[06/08/14 - 08:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Put NBC in Front
The Peacock tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/08/14 - 08:29 AM]
NBC Sports' Coverage of Last Night's Double-Overtime Rangers-Kings Matchup Ranks as the Top-Rated Stanley Cup Final Game 2 Ever on NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 7.

[06/07/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC News Special "Brian Williams Reporting: Journey to Normandy" Ranks #1 in Its Hour in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 6.

[06/07/14 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Top Demos, Viewers Respectively
"20/20" and "Dateline NBC" lead said networks last night.

[06/06/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 6
Updates include: Yaya DaCosta cast as Whitney Houston in Lifetime biopic; Pedro Pascal to star in Netflix's "Narcos"; and Amazon greenlights a pair of comedy pilots.

[06/06/14 - 03:38 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Overshadow the Competition
Plus: numbers for History's "American Restoration," CMT's "Party Down South" and Investigation Discovery's "Dates from Hell."

[06/06/14 - 12:31 PM]
CMT's "Party Down South" Premieres to Series High with Season Two Debut
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 09:32 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Proudly Presents "Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games"
The special - airing Monday, June 30 at 7:00/6:00c - is hosted by Mike Hill and Molly McGrath.

[06/06/14 - 09:30 AM]
OWN to Simulcast Dr. Maya Angelou's Memorial Service This Saturday, June 7 at 10 AM ET
The memorial service will also be available to view on Oprah.com at www.Oprah.com/MayaAngelou.

[06/06/14 - 09:08 AM]
Video: First Look at truTV's New Car-Design Competition Series "Motor City Masters," Premiering June 24
Watch the challenge competitors meet one another and show off their credentials.

[06/06/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Is Up Versus NBC's Average in the Time Period Last Summer by 40% in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates with Game 1 of the NBA Finals
CBS, FOX and NBC then all share a distant second place among adults 18-49.

[06/06/14 - 07:59 AM]
August Debuts Confirmed for Katt Williams Special and Chris Lilley Series
The latter's "Jonah from Tonga" launches with back-to-back episodes on Friday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/06/14 - 07:55 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Is Thursday's #1 Late-Night Talk Show, Beating an Original "Fallon" for the First Time
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/14 - 07:16 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Game One Delivers Strong 10.4 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for ABC on Thursday, June 5.

[06/05/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 5
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto boards "The Returned" at A&E; Diane Farr cast in ABC Family's "Stitchers"; and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman return for HBO's "The Comeback" revival.

[06/05/14 - 04:40 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals Wins Demo Race
Plus: numbers for TV Land's "Jennifer Falls," Bravo's "Untying the Knot" and Discovery's "Kodiak."







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[07/30/14 - 01:05 PM]
American Heroes Channel New Original Series "Hardcore Heroes" Showcases Extraordinary Feats by Everyday People
Premiering Wednesday, August 6, this action-packed series follows these courageous fighters as they battle the elements, save hundreds of lives, and ultimately, change the course of history forever.

[07/30/14 - 12:45 PM]
ESPN's Dan Shulman, John Kruk to Call "Sunday Night Baseball" atop Green Monster at Fenway Park Aug 3
The duo will be joined by ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney who will provide reports from the field.

[07/30/14 - 12:38 PM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Fourth Season with Crews Battling Against Extreme Conditions and Each Other for the Ultimate Payout
The series returns Friday, August 22 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/30/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT Renews Real-Life Crime Series "Cold Justice" for Third Season
Season three is slated for early 2015 and will feature both new states and types of cases never seen on the show before.

[07/30/14 - 10:51 AM]
Paramount Digital Entertainment Announces New Original Comedy Series "Resident Advisors" Produced by Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman
The series will star Ryan Hansen, Jamie Chung, Alison Rich, Andrew Bachelor, Graham Rogers and features Anna Camp.

[07/30/14 - 10:30 AM]
LMN Premieres the Second Season of the Original Series "Ghost Inside My Child" Saturday, August 16 at 9PM ET
The series features stories of children who claim to have lived before, often having died violently in a past life, and whose parents struggle to make sense of their child's memories of a former life.

[07/30/14 - 09:59 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Guest Star on the Hub Network's "Kid President(R): Declaration of Awesome" Discussing the Importance of Healthy Eating and Exercise, Airing August 9
The episode also includes celebrity appearances by Christina Applegate, Reggie Watts, Carrie Brownstein and the PS22 Chorus from New York.

[07/30/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Squidbillies" and "Mr. Pickles" Debut September 21st on Adult Swim!
These two series are guaranteed to leave you loving Sunday night and hating Monday morning even more than you already do!

[07/30/14 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart," Exploring the Role of the Media in the First Murder Trial Televised Gavel-to-Gavel, Debuts Aug. 18 on HBO
An official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, the project explores how the media coverage of the case may have influenced the trial and sentencing.

[07/30/14 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock doubles second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[07/30/14 - 08:17 AM]
"Baseball Tonight": Trade Deadline Special Airs Thursday
ESPN.com's MLB trade deadline content will be headlined by Rumor Central and a live, interactive chat with ESPN Insiders beginning at 10 a.m. and running through 5 p.m.

[07/30/14 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Unscripted Series Grow - "Extreme Weight Loss" Ties a 2-Month High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 07:58 AM]
NBCSN Is TV's Fastest Growing Sports Network Since Debut of Premier League on August 17, 2013
NBCSN spins the numbers for the past 50 weeks to date.

[07/30/14 - 07:37 AM]
Giants and Bills Kick Off Preseason in NFL/Hall of Fame Game on "Sunday Night Football" This Sunday at 8 PM ET
Sunday night's telecast will also feature live interviews with members of the NFL Hall of Fame's Class of 2014.