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[06/10/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 10
Updates include: FX passes on its Paul Giamatti-led drama pilot "Hoke"; Joe Adler upped to series regular on "The Mentalist"; and Tandi Wright boards A&E's "The Returned."

[06/10/14 - 03:13 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Hillary Clinton, "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" Top Originals
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Murder in the First," Bravo's "Ladies of London" and Adult Swim's "The Boondocks."

[06/10/14 - 02:37 PM]
"Sharknado" Merchandise Devouring Over 1,000 Stores from Wal-Mart and Hot Topic to Spencer's
"Sharknado" will be branded on posters, jewelry, Halloween costumes, sleepwear, t-shirts, boxer shorts, socks, swim trunks, car decals, towels and more!

[06/10/14 - 02:17 PM]
"48 Hours: The Trials of Cal Harris" Is Monday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 02:00 PM]
ABC Family Picks Up Hit Original Series "Pretty Little Liars," From Warner Horizon Television, for a Sixth and Seventh Season
Season six is set to air mid-2015, and season seven is set to air mid-2016.

[06/10/14 - 01:01 PM]
ESPN's 35th Consecutive Year of College World Series Coverage Begins Saturday
ESPN's 12th straight year of televising every College World Series game - and 35th consecutive season covering the event - will include up to 17 telecasts.

[06/10/14 - 12:30 PM]
CBS Sports Announces New Broadcast Pairings for 2014 NFL Season
Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson will serve as the network's lead crew.

[06/10/14 - 12:07 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio Is Wilson Fisk on "Marvel's Daredevil" on Netflix
D'Onofrio will play Wilson Fisk, a powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell's Kitchen will bring him into conflict with the blind attorney Matt Murdock and his alter ego Daredevil.

[06/10/14 - 11:57 AM]
VH1 + Republic Records Announce Judges + Mentors for "Make a Band Famous"
The unprecedented event, hosted by The All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter, will be live streamed from Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York starting Wednesday, June 11.

[06/10/14 - 11:39 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Take Top Spot from "Game of Thrones"
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Turn," History's "The Hunt" and E!'s "Escape Club."

[06/10/14 - 11:34 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC Rides Stanley Cup Finals to Victory
Plus: numbers for BBC America's "Orphan Black," Food Network's "Iron Chef America" and Investigation Discovery's "How (Not) to Kill Your Husband."

[06/10/14 - 11:25 AM]
TNT Opens Summer with a BOOM
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 11:12 AM]
The World Premiere of "Whitney Cummings: I Love You" Debuts on Comedy Central(R) on Saturday, June 28 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
In her second one-hour Comedy Central special, taped at the Barclay Theatre in Irvine, CA, Cummings shares brutally honest insights about love and relationships.

[06/10/14 - 10:40 AM]
USA Launches "Chrisley's Corner," A Digital Hub Featuring Weekly Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Content from Network's Hit Original Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
Each Tuesday throughout the summer the "Chrisley's Corner" digital hub will give fans access to new content, games, GIF galleries and more Todd-tastic surprises.

[06/10/14 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime's All-New Docu-Series "BAPs" Premieres July 23
The series follows "an exclusive, privileged and affluent group of African American friends from St. Louis who self-identify as "BAPs" - Black American Princesses and Princes."

[06/10/14 - 10:25 AM]
Bravo Media Is #1 Ad-Supported Cable Network Among P18-49 and P25-54 on Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/10/14 - 10:14 AM]
New Season of "Drugs, Inc." Chronicles the Ongoing Drug Epidemic Ravaging Our Nation
With intimate firsthand, street-level testimonies from those at the front lines and back alleys of the drug trade, this investigative series examines the $350 billion-a-year industry from all angles.

[06/10/14 - 10:04 AM]
"Doctor Who" World Tour Hits New York August 14
The tour launches in the UK on August 7 and finishes in Brazil on August 19.

[06/10/14 - 09:54 AM]
Spike TV Develops Script for Original Series Based on Stephen Frey's Best-Selling Novel, "The Chairman"
"The Chairman" is the story of Christian Gillette, a Gulf War veteran who is charismatic, powerful, cool under fire, and tremendously connected.

[06/10/14 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Official Teaser Released for Starz' Original Series "Survivor's Remorse"
The project is a half-hour scripted comedy series from LeBron James, Tom Werner, Mike O'Malley, Maverick Carter, and Paul Wachter.

[06/10/14 - 09:21 AM]
Kevin Fonteyne of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat with Fans During the East Coast Broadcast Wednesday, June 11
Starting at 8pm ET/5pm PT, fans can tweet Kevin Fonteyne at @KevinFonteyne and use #MelissaandJoeyChat in their message.

[06/10/14 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Begins Production on "The Lion Guard," an Animated Disney Junior TV Movie and Series Inspired by "The Lion King"
The television movie will premiere in Fall 2015, and the subsequent series will debut in early 2016 on Disney Junior and Disney Channel.

[06/10/14 - 08:49 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Demos with "MasterChef," "24"
NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" however claims the top spot among adults 18-49 for the night.

[06/10/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's Hillary Clinton Interview Tops Monday's 9:30pm Half-Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 08:15 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #1 Syndie Talker in Women 25-54 and #2 in Homes and Viewers, Beating "Ellen"
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 26-30.

[06/10/14 - 08:10 AM]
Popular 90's Sitcom "Blossom" Premieres on Cable Television for the First Time Ever, Airing Exclusively on The Hub Network, Beginning July 7
"Blossom" will air for the first time on television in 15 years and the Hub Network is currently the only network on which the series can be seen.

[06/10/14 - 07:45 AM]
A&E Network Presents New Original Series "Lone Star Lady"
The newcomer premieres with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, July 13 at 10 and 10:30PM ET/PT.

[06/10/14 - 07:38 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Motor Mondays" Gets Larger Than Life When "Fat N' Furious: Rolling Thunder" Premieres Monday, June 23 at 10PM ET/PT
Owned and operated by Tommy Christmas, Christmas Automotive specializes in fixing up old muscle cars - helping car owners with their need for speed.

[06/10/14 - 07:10 AM]
Stuart Scott to be Honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at The 2014 ESPYS
Scott will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award for the passion and determination he has displayed in the face of ongoing personal challenges.

[06/10/14 - 06:01 AM]
CBS Studios International and France's M6 Announce New Multi-Year Programming Agreement
As part of the extension, M6 will also broadcast the second season of "Under the Dome" as well as new drama "Extant."

[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.







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[07/21/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words," A Revealing Profile of the Former President, Debuts Aug. 4 on HBO
The film is presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of his resignation and features excerpts from his secretly recorded his private conversations.

[07/21/14 - 12:38 PM]
Zap! Pow! Bang! Comedy Central(R) Hits San Diego Comic-Con with Multiple Fan Events
Said offering start with back-to-back panels as Comedy Central Presents "Key & Peele" and Introduces "Moonbeam City" on Thursday, July 24.

[07/21/14 - 11:44 AM]
Velocity's All-New Series "Garage Squad" Helps America Rebuild and Restore Their Favorite Dream Cars
Hosted by Bruno Massel and Lauren Bohlander, the series comes to the rescue of people whose automotive projects have come to a dead end.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Bleachers Named VH1's August You Oughta Know Artist
Bleachers will benefit from significant cross-platform promotion via frequent music video plays, a custom promo spot, interview on VH1's music-oriented Tuner blog, VH1's Top 20 Countdown, and much more.

[07/21/14 - 11:32 AM]
Academy Award Winner(R) Adrien Brody Stars in "Houdini" - Two-Night Miniseries-Event Premieres September 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on History(R)
Joining Brody is Kristen Connolly as Bess Houdini, the love of Harry's life and right hand when it came to some of his most amazing feats.

[07/21/14 - 11:22 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's No. 1 Series "The Incredible Dr. Pol" Returns Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 9 PM ET/PT
Additionally, his new book, "Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow," hits the stands August 18, chronicling his life from childhood in the Netherlands up to the local hero he is today.

[07/21/14 - 10:51 AM]
Tia Maggini Joins Lifetime as Vice President, Original Movies
Most recently, Maggini was Vice President of Television for Josephson Entertainment in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for managing all areas of television development on behalf of the company.

[07/21/14 - 10:48 AM]
Homeowners Smash Their Way to Spectacular Renovations on DIY Network's "Sledgehammer"
The series features homeowners who think they're trying out for a home improvement show, but instead get a surprise visit from Jason Cameron who promises to fix any room they can completely demolish in 30 minutes.

[07/21/14 - 10:47 AM]
Six New Ways to Celebrate Shark Week 2014
Building upon last year's 11 shark-filled specials, a whopping 13 hours of new programming coupled with the live late-night talk show "Shark After Dark" will air beginning August 10.

[07/21/14 - 10:41 AM]
Country Rocks Your Summer on "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, August 5 on the ABC Television Network
Adding their chops and charm to the special are Luke Bryan, Eric Church with special guest Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Lady Antebellum, and Blake Shelton with special guest Gwen Sebastian.

[07/21/14 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7-Day Playback for the Premiere Episode of "Under the Dome" Tops Last Summer's L+7 Series Premiere
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, June 30.

[07/21/14 - 10:29 AM]
FXX to Air Longest Running Marathon in TV History with "The Simpsons"
For 24 hours a day, over the course of the 12 days, FXX will air 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" (through Season 25) as well as "The Simpsons Movie" (airing after episode 400), in chronological order.

[07/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
Bernadette Peters to Guest Star in Bravo Media's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Peters will play Lyla's (Janeane Garofalo) mother Annie, who comes to town to help her with the kids.

[07/21/14 - 10:17 AM]
He'll Be Back - "Louie" Picked Up by FX for Fifth Season
The seven-episode new season from Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Star/Director/Editor Louis C.K. will premiere in Spring 2015.

[07/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Aw, Geez, FX Is Going Back to "Fargo"
The new chapter of the "Fargo" story will feature an all-new cast of characters, a new time period and a new "true crime" story that will unfold over the course of 10 episodes.