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[07/07/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 7
Updates include: Sam Waterston joins "Grace & Frankie" at Netflix; Brandon Routh to play Ray Palmer on The CW's "Arrow"; and Lorraine Toussaint boards ABC's "Forever."

[07/07/14 - 02:54 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Rookie Blue," "Big Brother" Top Originals
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight," Syfy's "Dominion" and National Geographic Channel's "Life Below Zero."

[07/07/14 - 02:44 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Brother" Continues Win Streak for CBS
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Young & Hungry," Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing: Miami" and VH1's "Hollywood Exes."

[07/07/14 - 01:40 PM]
"Tyrant" Rules DVR Viewers - Second Episode Tops Series' Debut Among Adults 18-49
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 1.

[07/07/14 - 01:29 PM]
Lifetime Goes Live on Thursday Nights with New Weekly Talk Series, "Undone with @AmandadeCadenet," Premiering July 24
The half-hour show will explore the hot topics trending in pop culture and feature interviews with celebrities or newsmakers who will join de Cadenet to hang out and chat about anything and everything that went down that week.

[07/07/14 - 01:28 PM]
Clint Dempsey, Captain of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, To Visit CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, July 9
Also featured on Wednesday, July 9 is a performance by musical guests Sleeper Agent.

[07/07/14 - 12:06 PM]
Bounce TV Posts Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Growth, Grows Viewership by 50% in Prime
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/07/14 - 11:58 AM]
Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Penny Dreadful" to Headline Opening Day of San Diego Comic-Con 2014
Featured panelists will include series stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney and Harry Treadaway and series creator, writer and executive producer John Logan.

[07/07/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Announces 2014 Comic-Con Slate
"Archer," "American Horror Story," "Sons of Anarchy" and "The Strain" are among the participating series.

[07/07/14 - 11:00 AM]
Taye Diggs to Guest Star on "The Good Wife" in Season Six
He'll play a meticulous and talented equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner who decides to throw in his lot with Diane and accompany her to Florrick/Agos.

[07/07/14 - 10:32 AM]
FOX Sports Presents Most Technologically Advanced MLB All-Star Game Broadcast in History
New to MLB on FOX coverage and this year's All-Star arsenal is SideTrax from Hawkeye Technology.

[07/07/14 - 10:31 AM]
NBC's "Food Fighters" Kicks Off July 22 Pitting Amateur Cooks and Their Signature Dishes Against Top Professional Chefs
The eight-episode series will feature acclaimed culinary experts, including top chefs Cat Cora, Lorena Garcia, G. Garvin, Duff Goldman, Elizabeth Faulkner and Jet Tila.

[07/07/14 - 10:22 AM]
There's Anarchy in the Arctic in Animal Planet's Series "Ice Lake Rebels"
The new 10-episode series launches Sunday, July 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/07/14 - 09:24 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks Unveils Dynamic New Logo for Rebranded Hallmark Movie Channel - Network to Become Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The brand repositioning, which will come to life across digital and linear platforms on October 1, follows the successful brand redesign for sister network, Hallmark Channel 2 years ago.

[07/07/14 - 09:11 AM]
Spike TV Orders Season 2 of "Thrift Hunters"
The new episodes will air on Sunday nights this fall at 9:30/8:30c, following Spike's hit original series, "Auction Hunters".

[07/07/14 - 08:56 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates the 100th Episode of "Pretty Little Liars" by Offering a Sneak Peak of the First Act on WATCH ABC Family
The sneak preview is only available to viewers for the next 15 hours.

[07/07/14 - 08:55 AM]
In Second Quarter, HGTV Again Lands #1 Spot Among Cable Networks on Weekends
HGTV spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/07/14 - 08:45 AM]
Syfy's Original Event Series "Ascension" Commences Production in Montreal
Newly cast are Tiffany Lonsdale, Andrea Roth, Jacqueline Byers, PJ Boudousque and Ryan Robbins.

[07/07/14 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS in Tight Demo Race
The Eye's "Big Brother 16" however is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[07/07/14 - 08:33 AM]
NBC Special "Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Women 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 6.

[07/07/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Rising Star" Holds Steady and Beats its Original CBS and NBC Competition by 71% from 9-11pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 6.

[07/07/14 - 07:44 AM]
HBO Returns as Outfest Presenting Sponsor for the 32nd Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, July 10-20, 2014
Highlights include a behind-the-scenes glimpse into its groundbreaking comedy series, "Looking," with a panel discussion by cast and crew.

[07/07/14 - 07:40 AM]
"CBS News Live Experiences" Announces "CBS News: 50 Years Later, Civil Rights," A Live, Interactive Event to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act on Thursday, July 24, 2014
Bob Schieffer will moderate the event, to be broadcast live at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT on Smithsonian Channel and CBSNews.com, and powered by Microsoft's Bing Pulse.

[07/07/14 - 07:04 AM]
IFC Orders Second "Spoils" Saga from Legendary Auteur
The latest book-to-screen adaption from fictional literary author Eric Jonrosh is titled "The Spoils Before Dying."

[07/07/14 - 06:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Takes Top Spot with "Dateline"
The Peacock's latest two-hour installment is the night's number one program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/07/14 - 06:03 AM]
Steven Soderbergh and David Gordon Green's Comedy "Red Oaks" Coming to Amazon's Third Pilot Season
Craig Roberts, Paul Reiser, Richard Kind, Jennifer Grey and Oliver Cooper co-star in the project, from writers Gregory Jacobs and Joe Gangemi.

[07/06/14 - 06:20 PM]
NBC Is #1 in Primetime Saturday Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 5.

[07/06/14 - 01:20 PM]
Netherlands-Costa Rica: Second Most-Watched FIFA World Cup Quarterfinal Match on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 5.

[07/05/14 - 02:05 PM]
Brazil-Colombia: Most-Watched FIFA World Cup Quarterfinal Match on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, July 4.

[07/05/14 - 12:05 PM]
@ESPNTennis: Djokovic - Federer XXXV for Wimbledon Glory
The 35th meeting of their rivalry will be seen on ESPN and WatchESPN on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at 9 a.m. ET.

[07/05/14 - 09:05 AM]
"Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" Is the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 4.

[07/05/14 - 08:43 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops the Holiday with "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/04/14 - 12:13 PM]
@ESPNTennis: Championship Weekend at Wimbledon
Three former champions will take to Centre Court hoping to relive the most special moment in their sport.

[07/04/14 - 08:53 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Onto Top Demo Spot
The Eye wins the adults 18-49 crown by one-tenth of a ratings point over FOX.

[07/04/14 - 08:44 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Is Up Week to Week by 10% in Adults 18-49 and Up 3% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 3.

[07/04/14 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" and "NY Med" Lead Thursday from 9-11pm in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 3.

[07/03/14 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 3
Updates include: Georgina Haig to play Queen Elsa on ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; Peter Stormare to visit The CW's "Arrow"; and Cartoon Network fires "Clarence" creator Skyler Page.

[07/03/14 - 12:00 PM]
Discovery Channel to Do Special Airing of "Adrift: 47 Days with Sharks" in Memory of Louis Zamperini
World War II veteran and Olympian Louis Zamperini passed away today at the age of 97 years old.

[07/03/14 - 10:32 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Dominates Second-Quarter Ratings, Beating Kimmel-Letterman Combined in 18-49 with "Tonight's" Top Second-Quarter Average in Five Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 23-27 plus the quarter to date.

[07/03/14 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of Comedy Series "I Didn't Do It"
The series premiered in January and season to date is Disney Channel's #1 series among Tweens 9-14 (a tie) and ranks among the network's Top 5 series with both Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11.

[07/03/14 - 09:19 AM]
ESPN2 Airing Two Golf Championship Events Next Week
Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England, will host the best women's golfers from around the world for the 39th Ricoh Women's British Open July 10-13.

[07/03/14 - 08:59 AM]
"Taxi Brooklyn" Grows Versus Last Week's Debut by 10% in Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 2.

[07/03/14 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Share Top Demo Honors
The Eye's "Big Brother 16" is the night's number one program among adults 18-49.

[07/03/14 - 07:57 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Attracts its Biggest-Ever Audience for Any Quarter During 2Q14
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 23-27 and the quarter to date.

[07/03/14 - 07:56 AM]
It's Book Smarts vs. Swamp Smarts in the All New Discovery Channel Program "Beasts of the Bayou"
The network's latest original launches Thursday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[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.







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[10/25/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by a Season-High 65% in 18-49 Going from Live + Same Day to Live +3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/25/14 - 08:59 AM]
Season Debut of "Grimm" Delivers the Show's Top Rating Since March 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/25/14 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Once Again Pushes FOX in Front
Said coverage bumps ABC and CBS to second place in adults 18-49 and total viewers, respectively.

[10/25/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Beats NBC's Friday Debuts - "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Rank as Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/24/14 - 08:36 PM]
Video: "Empire" - The Sexy, New Powerful Drama Coming to FOX in January 2015
Watch the new promo that just debuted following tonight's World Series coverage on the network.

[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.