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[07/02/14 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 2
Updates include: Sara Rue cast in TV Land's "Impastor"; Carol Kane bound for FOX's "Gotham"; and Walton Goggins to return to "Sons of Anarchy" as Venus Van Dam.

[07/02/14 - 06:15 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign
Plus: numbers for FX's "Tyrant," Comedy Central's "Drunk History" and History's "Biker Battleground Phoenix."

[07/02/14 - 04:50 PM]
Video: "Jonah from Tonga" Season 1: Preview (HBO)
The network's latest Chris Lilley import premieres Friday, August 8 with back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/02/14 - 03:49 PM]
The CW Nixes "Famous in 12"; "Arrow" Repeats to Fill Tuesday Slot
The former's Harvey Levin pulled the plug on the series during last night's episode.

[07/02/14 - 03:15 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "Devious Maids", "Little Women: LA", "Dance Moms", "Raising Asia", "Expecting Amish" and "The Choking Game"
The latter original movies will premiere Saturday, July 19 and Saturday, July 26, respectively.

[07/02/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Ranks as Cable TV's #1 Telecast at 8PM for the 99th-Consecutive Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 1.

[07/02/14 - 01:24 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Amps Up The Action at Comic-Con(R) 2014 with Super Heroes, Super-Villains, Scientists, Vampires, Vigilantes and a Massive Saturday Night Event with DC Entertainment
The Studio returns to the world's leading pop-culture convention in 2014 with 15 series, including 10 returning fan-favorite shows and five programs making their much-anticipated Comic-Con debut.

[07/02/14 - 12:57 PM]
Animal Planet Knocks on Wood with the World Premiere Series of "Redwood Kings"
The seven-episode series rolls out Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/02/14 - 12:30 PM]
USA-Belgium: Second Most-Viewed Men's Soccer Telecast Ever in U.S.
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 1.

[07/02/14 - 12:14 PM]
Extraordinary Gowns for Extraordinary Women in Two All-New Bridal Specials on TLC
On tap are "Bride by Design" on Friday, July 25 and "Curvy Brides" on Friday, August 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/02/14 - 12:01 PM]
China Anne McClain and Kelli Berglund Star in the Comedy Adventure "How to Build a Better Boy," Premiering Friday, August 15 on Disney Channel
Marshall Williams, Noah Centineo, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively and Roger Bart also star in the film.

[07/02/14 - 11:37 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Series "Heartbreakers" Features Roll Call of Famous Bad Boys & Vicious Vixens tn the Roles They Were Born to Play
Kevin Sorbo, Jack Wagner, Judd Nelson, Rob Estes, Tracey Gold, Nicole Eggert, Jamie Luner, Christopher Knight, and Antonio Sabato, Jr. are among those featured.

[07/02/14 - 11:31 AM]
Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft Named 2014 "Fox Writers Intensive" Fellows
In addition, Gonzales and Haft have been staffed on FOX's new drama "Empire."

[07/02/14 - 11:23 AM]
"The Unexplained Files," Science Channel's Most Watched Series of 2013, Returns for a Second Season to Investigate Mysterious Phenomena
Look for the first of 12 new episodes on Tuesday, July 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/02/14 - 09:57 AM]
WE tv Launches "In Between," An Innovative New Digital Programming Concept to Bridge Seasons of Its Unscripted Originals
First up: a new online-based series for "SWV Reunited," which launched earlier this year and returns for a sophomore season on Thursday, August 14.

[07/02/14 - 09:45 AM]
FXX Takes Out Personal Ad for "Man Seeking Woman"
The 10-episode series stars Jay Baruchel, Eric André, Britt Lower and Maya Erskin.

[07/02/14 - 09:19 AM]
NBC Sports Group Presents Live and Primetime Coverage of the 101st Tour de France
Daily live coverage of the Tour de France begins Saturday, July 5, at 6 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Stage 1.

[07/02/14 - 09:19 AM]
El Rey Network Casts James Callis for Pivotal Recurring Role in Upcoming Spy Thriller, "Matador"
He'll play Lucien Sayer, a mysterious figure who commands a fraternity of the world's most elite businessmen, politicians and influencers.

[07/02/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Night Shift" Delivers Its Top 18-49 Rating Since June 10 and Matches Its Highest Rating Since Its Premiere May 27
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 1.

[07/02/14 - 08:32 AM]
Former Duke and NBA Standout Shane Battier Joins ESPN
As part of the multi-year agreement, he will provide insights and analysis across ESPN's extensive studio programming and on select games from various top conferences.

[07/02/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Overshadow the Competition
The Peacock coasts to victory last night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/02/14 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "The Killing" - The Final Season - Official Trailer
Look for the show's swan song to be released on Friday, August 1.

[07/02/14 - 07:53 AM]
A&E Presents New Original Series "Epic Ink"
The series - premiering Wednesday, August 20 at 10:30/9:30c - following the artwork and exploits of the staff at a tattoo shop unlike any other, Area 51 Tattoo, located in Springfield, Oregon.

[07/02/14 - 06:24 AM]
"Sherlock," The Hit BBC One Drama Produced by Hartswood Films, Will Return to Screens for a Special, Followed by a Series of Three New Episodes
"Steven and Mark are ready to unleash the most shocking and surprising series of 'Sherlock' yet," said Ben Stephenson.

[07/02/14 - 04:01 AM]
"Millennials & #Merica," New MTV Study Finds Young People to Be Redefining Patriotism
Today's findings establish that young people possess a deep connection to America with an overwhelming 86 percent stating they are "proud to be American" and 8 in 10 agreeing they are "inspired by America."

[07/01/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 1
Updates include: Lena Waithe to bring "Twenties" to BET; Devon Aoki to recur on The CW's "Arrow"; and Colin Farrell to executive produce "Stillwater" at HBO.

[07/01/14 - 03:20 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Under the Dome" Returns on Top for CBS
Plus: numbers for History's "Big Rig Bounty Hunters," MTV's "Teen Wolf" and Bravo's "Ladies of London."

[07/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
Velocity Celebrates Strong 2Q2014, Drafting Audiences, Climbing the Cable Ranks, And Surpassing Competitive Networks
Velocity spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 02:46 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast Last Night's "Under the Dome" Season Premiere This Wednesday, July 2 at 9:00/8:00c
Said encore replaces the previously announced repeat of "Criminal Minds."

[07/01/14 - 02:38 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "BET Awards" Claims Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Travel Channel's "Xtreme Waterparks," HBO's "The Leftovers" and Showtime's "Penny Dreadful."

[07/01/14 - 02:36 PM]
ABC to Now Wrap "The Assets" on Sunday Afternoons
Look for the four remaining episodes to be burned off across Sunday, July 27 and Sunday, August 3.

[07/01/14 - 02:33 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Dateline," NASCAR Top the Charts
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Iyanla: Fix My Life," Nickelodeon's "The Haunted Hathaways" and TLC's "Buying Naked."

[07/01/14 - 02:28 PM]
Science Channel Ratings Skyrocket Delivering Its Most Watched Quarter Ever
Science spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 02:02 PM]
Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins the Cast of "Criminal Minds"
Hewitt will play Kate Callahan, a seasoned undercover agent whose stellar work at the FBI has landed her a coveted position with the Behavioral Analysis Unit.

[07/01/14 - 01:38 PM]
Bravo Earns Most-Watched Second Quarter in Network History
Bravo spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 01:34 PM]
New Series "Survive the Tribe" Tracks Wilderness Guide Hazen Audel as He Joins the World's Most Remote Tribes, Premieres July 24, 10 PM
Premiering Thursday, July 24 on National Geographic Channel, the series tracks wilderness guide and survival instructor Hazen Audel as he journeys to some of the world's most remote and inhospitable places.

[07/01/14 - 01:22 PM]
The Hub Network Celebrates Transformers' 30th Anniversary with a Transformers Marathon on the Fourth of July
Highlights include a rebroadcast of the "Transformers: The Animated Movie" from 4-6 p.m. ET.

[07/01/14 - 01:00 PM]
American Heroes Channel (AHC) Demonstrates Five Consecutive Quarters of Prime Delivery Gains in Key Demos
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 12:44 PM]
ID Celebrates Best 2Q/Best June in Network History
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 12:31 PM]
TNT Sweeps the Competition as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos for Q2 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 12:29 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 13th-Straight Quarter in Kids 6-11 and for the 21st-Straight Quarter in Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 12:27 PM]
Starz Developing "American Gods" from FremantleMedia North America
The pilot script will be penned by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, who will also showrun the series.

[07/01/14 - 12:26 PM]
Formula One Visits Silverstone & IndyCar Heads to Pocono, Highlighting More Than 30 Hours of Motorsports Coverage Across NBC, NBCSN & CNBC
Live race coverage of the British Grand Prix begins at 7:30 a.m. ET on CNBC, followed by the Pocono IndyCar 500 on NBCSN at noon ET.

[07/01/14 - 12:10 PM]
Relive "Breaking Bad" from the Very Beginning with AMC's "Breaking Bad Binge" Television Event
Episodes will kick-off with never-before-aired interviews with the cast and crew, including an inside look at the making of the episode.

[07/01/14 - 12:00 PM]
Nickelodeon Takes World's Most Beloved Explorer on Her Biggest Adventure Yet with Brand-New Preschool Series "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" Debuting in Primetime Monday, Aug. 18, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Created by Chris Gifford and Valerie Walsh Valdes, the series will regularly air weekdays during the preschool block on Nickelodeon.

[07/01/14 - 11:58 AM]
Rising Hip Hop Artist G-Eazy to Perform at "mtvU Fandom Awards" and "MTV Fan Fest" During Comic-Con San Diego
"I'm excited to perform at the 'mtvU Fandom Awards' this year," said G-Eazy. "The Fandom Awards are for the true, true fans out there so I'm hyped for the show."

[07/01/14 - 11:50 AM]
NBCSN Posts Its Most-Watched January Through June in History
NBCSN spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 11:35 AM]
TLC Ranks as #5 Ad-Supported Primetime Cable Network in Delivery with W18-49 in 2014
TLC spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 11:34 AM]
The Series Premiere of "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" Debuts Wednesday, July 23 at 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
For eager fans that just can't wait, the premiere episode will be available on July 7 on cc.com, the Comedy Central App, iTunes and Amazon Instant Video.

[07/01/14 - 11:33 AM]
ESPN Presents the 2014 High School Football Kickoff
Coverage begins with games from Friday, August 22 through Sunday, August 24.







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[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
They'll join the previously announced Thomas Jane as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.

[08/20/14 - 02:17 PM]
FX's Acclaimed Anthology Series "American Horror Story: Freak Show" Premieres October 8
Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Michael Chiklis and Angela Bassett star in the latest installment, airing Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/20/14 - 02:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Is Top of the Charts
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/20/14 - 01:25 PM]
David Spade, Celebrity Pals Match Wits with NFL on FOX's Jay Glazer in "Fantasy Football Uncensored" on FOX Sports 1
Nick Swardson, Brody Stevens, Rascal Flatts' bassist Jay DeMarcus, MMA icon Chuck Liddell, No Filter's Katie Nolan and actor Jerry Ferrara will also compete.

[08/20/14 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy's "Wizard Wars" Makes Magic -- Conjures Up Over One Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
ABC and Twitter Offer a Special First Look at the Premiere of "Selfie" to Twitter Users
The show's pilot is now available in advance of its premiere, Tuesday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 12:30 PM]
Tony Shalhoub Joins "Nurse Jackie's" Seventh Season
He'll play a new ER doctor who has a great bedside manner, a special touch with his boss, Gloria Akalitus, and who offers Jackie something she desperately needs - a friend.

[08/20/14 - 12:11 PM]
4.5 Million Viewers Turn to WE tv on Night of "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premieres
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/20/14 - 12:02 PM]
"Sports Jeopardy!" with Dan Patrick Premieres September 24 on Crackle
New episodes will be available to stream on demand year round every Wednesday for a total of 52 episodes each year.

[08/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Brickleberry" Season 3 Premieres September 16 at 10:30 pm ET/PT; "Adam Devine's House Party" Season 2 Premieres September 9 at 10:30 pm ET/PT
The latter will then move into its permanent timeslot on Thursday, September 11 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT.

[08/20/14 - 11:45 AM]
Mediacom Communications and The Walt Disney Company Sign Comprehensive Distribution Deal
Continuing services covered by the broad scope of this agreement include: ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPN3, Fusion and retransmission consent for ABC Owned stations.

[08/20/14 - 10:36 AM]
"Kim of Queens" Returns to Rule Her Kingdom September 16
The series returns this fall for a second season with star Kim Gravel, one of the country's most successful and outspoken pageant coaches on a mission to find diamonds in the rough and transform them into confident young women.

[08/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
Witness the Birth of a Brave New World and Meet the 15 Pioneers Building "Utopia"
The series kicks off with a special three-night premiere, beginning on a special night, Sunday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Acclaimed Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Season Three Pick-Ups
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episode orders, and will begin production in early 2015.