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[06/11/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 11
Updates include: Brianna Brown departs ABC's "The Whispers"; NBC gives full-fledged pilot order to Jerrod Carmichael comedy; and Carol Mendelsohn departs "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation."

[06/11/14 - 05:34 PM]
USA Network Orders Second Season of Original Comedy "Sirens"
The series follows a group of Chicago's best EMTs who are rock stars professionally, but struggle to keep their personal lives in order.

[06/11/14 - 03:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for USA's "Royal Pains," MTV's "Faking It" and ABC Family's "Chasing Life."

[06/11/14 - 03:32 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Season Three of Global Hit Series "Sanjay and Craig"
Year to date, new episode premieres of Sanjay and Craig average a 4.9/1.6M with Kids 2-11 and 3 million total viewers.

[06/11/14 - 03:12 PM]
For Eight Consecutive Weeks Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" #1 on Cable on Tuesday Among Both Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 02:28 PM]
Series Launch of "Chasing Life" Ranks as Cable TV's #1 Telecast at 9 O'Clock Across Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 02:20 PM]
truTV to Celebrates Father's Day with Night of "Impractical Jokers" on Sunday, June 15
Throughout the marathon, the guys will also read special Father's Day messages for 10 lucky fans who posted their "Fan Father's Day Dedication" on the Impractical Jokers Facebook page.

[06/11/14 - 02:16 PM]
For the 3rd Straight Evening with Coverage of the 2014 NBA Finals, ABC Beats the Other Networks' Combined Delivery in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 01:39 PM]
HGTV's "Cousins Undercover" Returns for a Second Season on Wednesday, June 25, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
The sophomore season will include two special episodes featuring families who appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in spring.

[06/11/14 - 01:26 PM]
"NCIS" Is the Most-Watched Drama in the World
The hit series received the prestigious International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series at the 54th Monte-Carlo Television Festival.

[06/11/14 - 01:03 PM]
HGTV Scores Top Cable Network Rankings for Week of June 2
HGTV spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/11/14 - 12:53 PM]
Starz Charges Up for a Second Season of the Original Series "Power"
Production is set to begin on the 10-episode second season in and around New York, as well as at its home base at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn this September.

[06/11/14 - 12:00 PM]
Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz, Michael Douglas and Meryl Streep Among Guests and Participants at The 42nd AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Jane Fonda
The black-tie gala was taped last night, June 5, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and will air on Saturday, June 14, at 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT.

[06/11/14 - 11:03 AM]
Disney Junior's "Pirate and Princess Summer" Multi-Platform Programming Event Returns with New Episodes of "Sofia the First" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates"
All episodes will be made available a week prior to their television debut on WATCHDisneyJunior.com and via the WATCH Disney Junior app.

[06/11/14 - 10:55 AM]
Esquire Network Greenlights "Car Matchmaker," Hosted by Spike Feresten and Executive Produced by Ellen Rakieten
In each half hour episode, Feresten finds a guy in need of a car, gets to know him, and then draws upon his two decades of expertise and instinct to find three different cars perfectly suited to the buyer.

[06/11/14 - 10:01 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts the Trailer for Its Highly Anticipated New Drama Series, "Finding Carter"
Beginning Monday, June 30 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans can watch the first fifteen minutes of the series premiere on the app on iOS, Android and Xbox 360.

[06/11/14 - 10:00 AM]
Chilli, Harry Shum Jr. and Michael Curry to Serve as Judges on truTV's New Competition Series "Fake Off," Hosted by Robert Hoffman
The series, which is slated to premiere this fall, will take viewers into the visually stunning world of Faking, a mix of theater, acrobatics, black light and illusion.

[06/11/14 - 08:36 AM]
"The Night Shift" Retains 100% of Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49 Despite Competition from the NBA Finals
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Make It No Contest for ABC
Coverage of Game 3 easily leads the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[06/11/14 - 08:04 AM]
Ovation Shines Spotlight on Child Prodigies with the Debut of "Young Marvels" Wednesday, July 16
This insightful docuseries presents an intimate portrait of eight exceptionally gifted children.

[06/11/14 - 08:00 AM]
Get the Fascinating Story Behind the Headlines When "After Shock: Tara Conner" Premieres Saturday, June 14th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The once "disgraced Miss USA" is sitting down with E! to reveal new details surrounding the scandal that rocked the pageant world.

[06/11/14 - 07:48 AM]
NBA Finals Game Three Rating Up with Strong 10.3 on ABC
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Tuesday, June 10.

[06/11/14 - 07:26 AM]
Mark and Donnie Head Home to Boston for the Wahlberg Family Reunion in A&E's "Wahlburgers" Summer Special Premiering Sunday, June 29 at 10PM ET/PT
It's summertime in Boston and the Wahlbergs are kicking off the season with their annual family reunion.

[06/11/14 - 07:16 AM]
Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Cards to Collaborate on Multi-Film Franchise Around Original Holiday Film "Northpole"
"Northpole 2" will dazzle audiences nationwide and take them on yet another enchanting adventure through Santa's magical hometown using state-of-the-art CGI technology.

[06/11/14 - 07:06 AM]
The Race Is on When Discovery Channel's "Street Outlaws" Returns on Monday, June 23 at 9PM ET/PT
Extreme street racing dominates the roads of Oklahoma City, and the men of the 405 will risk it all to be the fastest.

[06/11/14 - 06:33 AM]
Majority of Millennials Believe World Cup Will Be More Exciting Than the Summer or Winter Olympics, Finds New MTV Global Survey
The survey found that 61 percent of Millennials believe the World Cup will be more exciting than the Summer or Winter Olympics.

[06/11/14 - 03:01 AM]
Scholastic Media's The Magic School Bus Continues Legacy with "The Magic School Bus 360 degrees," A New Netflix Original Series for Kids
The 26 episodes will launch on Netflix starting in 2016.

[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.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.