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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 - 10:23 AM]
ABC Dominates the Week in Adults 18-49 with 7 of the Top 20 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[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 - 10:07 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the Week's #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[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 - 09:04 AM]
FOX Has 4 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[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: FOX nixes burn off run for "Us & Them"; Charles S. Dutton, Mike Epps board HBO's "Bessie"; 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.







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[10/21/14 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Jane the Virgin" grows by a tenth of a ratings point in its second week.

[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
"Gold Rush" Season Five Premiere Tops Cable Television on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 02:02 PM]
John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting to Perform Original Song for 100th Episode Of "Hawaii Five-0," Nov. 7
The song, titled "All For One," will premiere during the broadcast of the milestone episode.

[10/20/14 - 01:20 PM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series Ever "Party Down South" Keeps the Party Going This Holiday Season with Two All-New, One-Hour Specials
"Party Down South: Drunksgiving" airs Thursday, November 20 followed by "Party Down South: Christmas Hangover" on Thursday, December 18.

[10/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Seven New Series
"America's Most Desperate Kitchens," "Log Cabin Living," "Shalina Joy Project" and "Real Estate Riches" are on tap at the former while "First Time Flippers," "Miami Rehab" and "The Treehouse Guys" are coming to the latter.

[10/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Fit & Health Pulls Back the White Curtain on Outrageous Medical Emergencies When "Untold Stories of the ER" Returns with the Craziest Cases Special and 100th Episode
The 100th episode kicks off all-new episodes, beginning Friday, November 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
Three Families Are "Risking It All" for a Life Off the Grid
TLC's latest original series premieres Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
"Real World: Skeletons" Set to Premiere December 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
This season, the series begins in the traditional way with seven strangers moving into an old nightclub turned fabulous urban loft in Chicago's West Loop, but each of these roommates has skeletons in their closets.

[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
USA Network Orders Third Season of Breakout Comedic Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
Plus: look for a half-hour "Chrisley" holiday special set for this December.

[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor to Perform Duets with Top Country Acts on "The 48th Annual CMA Awards"
Grande will be joining two-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town for an on-air collaboration.

[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Family Invites Fans to Tweet the "Dearly Departed" During a Halloween Special of "Pretty Little Liars," Airing Tuesday, October 21
Janel Parrish ("Mona"), Andrea Parker ("Mrs. DiLaurentis") and Bryce Johnson ("Det. Darren Wilden") will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcast.

[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Premieres Thursday, October 30th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The series takes a closer look at two major entertainment stories that are making headlines today: the Transgender movement and Depression in Comedians.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
A Wedding, a Breakup and a Divorce?! Don't Miss the "Total Divas" Mid-Season Finale Sunday, October 26 at 9pm ET on E!
Plus: WWE(R) Diva Alicia Fox(TM) and WWE Diva Paige(TM) joint the cast when new episodes resume Sunday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.