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[06/17/14 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 17
Updates include: Adan Canto reports for Amazon's "Hysteria"; Michael Rosenbaum to topline TV Land's "Impastor"; and Craig Frank named regular on The CW's "The Messengers."

[06/17/14 - 04:52 PM]
June 22 NBC's "Show-Stopping Sunday" to Feature Guinness World Records(R) Attempts Throughout Event-Filled Evening
Look for an original two-hour episode of "America's Got Talent" this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/17/14 - 03:38 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Season Four of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" with 20-Episode Pickup
Plus: beginning season three, Seth Green will join the voice cast as Leonardo.

[06/17/14 - 03:25 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: World Cup Soccer Once Again Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for TNT's "Murder in the First," MTV's "16 & Pregnant" and ABC Family's "Switched at Birth."

[06/17/14 - 02:49 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBA Finals Go Out on Top for ABC
Plus: numbers for History's "The Hunt," Lifetime's "Devious Maids" and Showtime's "Penny Dreadful."

[06/17/14 - 02:44 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN Tops Demos with World Cup Soccer
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla," Investigation Discovery's "Devil in the Details" and Lifetime's "The Mentor."

[06/17/14 - 12:19 PM]
H2(TM) Presents "The World Wars: Extended Edition"
The extended edition will give fans more dramatic scenes, expert interviews and historical archives that cover key military battles from both WWI and WWII.

[06/17/14 - 11:47 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks as the #1 Television Network in Primetime Among Adults 18-34 for the Second Week in a Row
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/17/14 - 11:08 AM]
USA-Ghana: ESPN's Highest-Rated Men's Soccer Match Ever and WatchESPN's Largest Audience
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, June 16.

[06/17/14 - 11:05 AM]
Saturday's Encore of "48 Hours: The Devil's Twin" Was the Night's #1 Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 14.

[06/17/14 - 10:36 AM]
Survey Released in Advance of "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?" July 6 Premiere Reveals 86% of Americans Believe O.J. was Guilty
The three-night miniseries event premieres Sunday, July 6 at 9:00/8:00c on the National Geographic Channel.

[06/17/14 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Dominates 2nd Straight Week, Winning in Viewers for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks and No. 1 in Adults 18-49 for the 7th Time in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/17/14 - 10:03 AM]
Video: "The Knick" - Trailer #1 (Cinemax)
Get your first look at the Steven Soderbergh-helmed series, premiering Friday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/17/14 - 10:02 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks as the Week's #1 Non-Sports Program on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
First Wave of "Teen Choice 2014" Nominees Announced
Starting today, fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite "Wave One" nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com.

[06/17/14 - 09:55 AM]
Starz Inks Two-Year Pact with Executive Producer David Knoller
Knoller will continue to serve as an executive producer on the recently renewed "Power" as well as develop his own projects.

[06/17/14 - 09:39 AM]
Go Fishin' for the Summer with a New Season of "Monster Fish," Premiering July 7, 9 PM
Dr. Zeb Hogan has traveled the globe in search of the planet's largest, weirdest and most dangerous freshwater fish.

[06/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
Spider-Man Returns in an All-New Season of "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors," Premiering August 31 on Disney XD
The new season begins with Spider-Man accepting an invitation to become an Avenger.

[06/17/14 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Is Monday's Most-Watched TV Show and Ranks #1 in its 2-Hour Slot in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 16.

[06/17/14 - 08:39 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Ties for #2 in 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks for Its First Hour, Then Dominates Its Second Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 16.

[06/17/14 - 08:36 AM]
FOX Has 4 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/17/14 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef" Powers FOX to Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
ABC's "The Bachelorette" however is the night's most-watched program.

[06/17/14 - 08:11 AM]
Comedian Christopher Titus to Host "Pawnography" on History
The half-hour game show launches Thursday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/17/14 - 08:02 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Adds "Alphas'" Star Laura Mennell
She'll recur as Dr. Erin Reid, a brilliant and beautiful epidemiologist from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who fears the town of Haven is on the verge of a deadly viral outbreak.

[06/17/14 - 07:24 AM]
FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes Deliver Two Big Nights of Boxing
"Our commitment to the sweet science is stronger than ever and we're excited to deliver boxing fans back-to-back nights of fights," said Patrick Crakes.

[06/17/14 - 07:15 AM]
Launch of the "American Idol True Believer" Initiative Enlists America in Search of the Next Superstar
In addition to the five previously announced audition cities, the "Idol" team revs up its bicoastal bus tour.

[06/17/14 - 06:30 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents Award-Winning Documentary "Kidnapped for Christ"
The documentary chronicles the shocking truth behind Escuela Caribe, a controversial Christian behavior modification program in the Dominican Republic for "troubled" U.S. teenagers.

[06/16/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 16
Updates include: Jack Coleman to return for NBC's "Heroes" revival; Andrew W. Marlowe stepping down as showrunner of "Castle"; and Jennifer Johnson to run FOX's "The Following."

[06/16/14 - 03:09 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Stanley Cup Finals Top Demos for NBC
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Continuum," WE tv's "Mystery Millionaire" and TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta."

[06/16/14 - 02:15 PM]
FOX's Hit Culinary Competition Series "MasterChef" Teams with Tumblr for First-of-Its-Kind Collaboration Featuring At-Home Mystery Box Challenge
Fans of the show are encouraged to participate at home and reimagine their own meals using the Mystery Box ingredients and submit their creations to masterchefonfox.tumblr.com.

[06/16/14 - 02:07 PM]
2014 World Cup Setting Audience Records across ESPN's Digital and TV Platforms
ESPN spins the numbers for its World Cup coverage to date this year.

[06/16/14 - 01:09 PM]
Zendaya to Star and Perform in Lifetime Original Movie "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B" (WT)
Zendaya will record four of Aaliyah's songs for the film, including many of her hit singles.

[06/16/14 - 12:00 PM]
Second Season of "Gravity Falls" Premieres Friday, August 1 on Disney Channel and Monday, August 4 on Disney XD
"Gravity Falls" creator and executive producer, Alex Hirsch, announced the season premiere during the "Gravity Falls Live!" panel at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Saturday, June 14.

[06/16/14 - 11:51 AM]
"Game of Thrones" Ascends 32% vs. Last Year, Wrapping Up Impressive Second Quarter for HBO
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15 plus the quarter to date.

[06/16/14 - 11:44 AM]
ABC Is the Top Draw on Each Night with the 2014 NBA Finals, Beating its Combined Adult 18-49 Competition with Each Telecast
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.

[06/16/14 - 11:34 AM]
2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Are Second-Most Watched Since 2006
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL post-season coverage to date.

[06/16/14 - 11:33 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Series "Brain Games" Returns with New Mind-Blowing Episodes July 14, 9 PM
Plus: look for newcomer "Going Deep with David Rees" that same night at 10:00/9:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[06/16/14 - 11:31 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Lets Viewers Give Their Favorite Eliminated Comic a 2nd Chance with "Comic Comeback" Online Competition Starting 6/19
Fans can watch video of the comics' exclusive online standup routines, vote for their favorite and share their vote with friends.

[06/16/14 - 10:48 AM]
E! Takes Viewers on an Around-the-World Tour of the Hottest Celebrity Vacation Spots in the New E! Special "A-List Vacations" Premiering June 26
Hosted by Ali Fedotowsky and Kevin Manno, the sun-kissed hosts reveal where the celebs are jetting to this summer and shedding light on all the fascinating details how they travel in style.

[06/16/14 - 10:30 AM]
TNT's "Cold Justice" Returns June 20 with New Cases, Including July 18 Case Update Episode Hosted by John Walsh
TNT's summer run of Cold Justice will include "Justice Served," a special episode created in response to fan requests for case updates.

[06/16/14 - 10:09 AM]
ESPN and Wimbledon 2014: 140 Live Hours on TV - ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ABC
ESPN's exclusive coverage of The Championships, Wimbledon - from first ball to the trophies - begins Monday, June 23.

[06/16/14 - 09:58 AM]
TNT's "Major Crimes" Climbs to 6.8 Million Viewers in Live + 3, With 5.2 Million for "Murder in the First"
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/16/14 - 09:55 AM]
Warner Bros. Consumer Products Showcases DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Primetime Television Slate at Licensing Expo 2014
"Arrow," "Gotham," "The Flash," "Constantine" and "iZOMBIE" are among the primetime TV licensing offerings.

[06/16/14 - 09:06 AM]
HBO to Host Key Events at Film Life's 18th Annual American Black Film Festival, June 19-22, in New York City
The move follows the festival's objective to tap into the city's expansive and diverse creative community and promote the universal appeal of Black cinema and talent.

[06/16/14 - 09:03 AM]
MTV's "Teen Mom 2" Returns for the Second Half of Season Five on a New Night Wednesday, July 16 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Immediately following "Teen Mom 2," MTV will air its new docu-series "Virgin Territory" at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/16/14 - 08:55 AM]
"112 Weddings," An Intimate Exploration of Relationships and Marriage, Debuts June 30 on HBO
"When you guys were about to get married, what did you think marriage was going to be?" asks Doug Block, posing the question to nine couples.

[06/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Go Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage of the concluding Game 5 eclipses the competition last night.

[06/16/14 - 08:29 AM]
"Believe" Ties for #2 Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49, Ranking Behind Only ABC's NBA Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.

[06/16/14 - 07:51 AM]
Anthony Anderson Discovers America's Best Food Festivals on New Food Network Series "Food Fest Nation"
The newcomer launches Monday, July 21 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[06/16/14 - 07:02 AM]
NBA Finals Game Five Up with Strong 11.7 Rating on ABC
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Sunday, June 15.







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.