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[07/09/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 9
Updates include: Robbie Amell cast as Ronnie Raymond in The CW's "The Flash"; Gil Bellows latest to board Syfy's "Ascension"; and Gina Gershon to visit "Elementary" at CBS.

[07/09/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 9
Tune in next week for a special appearance by A Great Big World, performing their hit single, "Say Something."

[07/09/14 - 04:02 PM]
Lifetime Orders Drama Pilot "The Clan of the Cave Bear," A Lionsgate/Fox 21 Co-Production in Association with Imagine Television and Allison Shearmur Productions
The project will be executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Allison Shearmur, writer Linda Woolverton and author Jean M. Auel.

[07/09/14 - 03:13 PM]
Video: First Teaser Promo for the Final Season of FX's Hit Drama "Sons of Anarchy"
Look for the show's swan song this fall on the cable channel.

[07/09/14 - 03:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Night Shift," "Rizzoli & Isles" Lead Originals
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Finding Carter," FX's "Tyrant" and ABC Family's "Chasing Life."

[07/09/14 - 02:59 PM]
BBC America Announces New Seasons of "Orphan Black," "Broadchurch" and New Drama Series "Tatau" and "The Last Kingdom"
The drama starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned for a 10-episode order from Temple Street Productions.

[07/09/14 - 02:43 PM]
ABC Family's 100th Milestone Episode of "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 01:36 PM]
Original Ten-Part Series "The Knick," Directed by Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Winner Steven Soderbergh and Starring Oscar(R) Nominee Clive Owen, Debuts Aug. 8, Exclusively on Cinemax
Gregory Jacobs, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Sugar and Clive Owen executive produce the series, from creators Jack Amiel and Michael Begler.

[07/09/14 - 01:19 PM]
Bravo Media Was the #1 Cable Network in Primetime Among P18-49 and P25-54 on Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, July 6.

[07/09/14 - 01:09 PM]
"Love Child," Examining the Obsessive Culture of Online Gaming and the Unforeseen Dire Consequences of New Technology, Debuts July 28 on HBO
Directed by Valerie Veatch and executive produced by T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the film explores this growing problem, weaving a tale of personal tragedy together with social commentary.

[07/09/14 - 01:03 PM]
Brazil-Germany: Highest-Rated and Most-Watched FIFA World Cup Semifinal Match on U.S. Television
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 12:56 PM]
Summer's Hottest Acts Perform on "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, August 5 on the ABC Television Network
The special features many of today's most exciting Country Music stars, including Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Hunter Hayes, Brad Paisley, and The Band Perry as they hit the stage during the four-day party and celebration of America's music.

[07/09/14 - 12:53 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "MasterChef," "Under the Dome" Lead Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Ladies of London," History's "Ice Road Truckers" and VH1's "Hit the Floor."

[07/09/14 - 12:35 PM]
First FYI Original Series "Married at First Sight" Sees Double-Digit Increases Across all Key Demos
FYI spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 12:03 PM]
Kathryn Tappen Joins NBC Sports Group
She'll work on "NHL Live," "Football Night in America" and Notre Dame Football, as well as host additional studio programming.

[07/09/14 - 11:51 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Unforgettable," "Big Brother" Win Originals Race
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Witches of East End," National Geographic Channel's "The '90s: The Last Great Decade" and FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter."

[07/09/14 - 11:46 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Dateline," "Nightline" Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Killing Daddy," TLC's "Buying Naked" and Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell."

[07/09/14 - 11:14 AM]
Saturday's Encore Broadcast of "48 Hours: Murder at Sea?" Is the #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 5.

[07/09/14 - 10:58 AM]
"Stand Up to Cancer" Returns to Primetime on Friday, September 5 for Its Fourth Star-Studded Broadcast
CBS, FOX and NBC will also carry the special, as will various cable channels.

[07/09/14 - 10:46 AM]
CBS Wins Third Straight Week in Viewers; "Under the Dome" Is Top Scripted Program in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 10:43 AM]
New Tour de France-focused 30 for 30 "Slaying the Badger" Premieres on July 22
With excitement for the 2014 Tour de France growing each day, ESPN Films will take a look back at one of the sports' most epic rivalries.

[07/09/14 - 10:38 AM]
ESPN3 to Carry 23 Live Samsung NBA Summer League 2014 Games from Las Vegas
ESPN3's slate of games tips off with a doubleheader Friday, July 11, when the Golden State Warriors meet the Charlotte Hornets at 8:30/7:30c.

[07/09/14 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix Acquires Exclusive Subscription Video on Demand Rights for CBS Drama "Zoo"
Last week, CBS announced a straight-to-series order for the project, an event drama based on the bestselling novel of the same name by James Patterson, due to broadcast in summer 2015.

[07/09/14 - 10:15 AM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" Sets Season Highs for the 2nd-Consecutive Week in Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 7.

[07/09/14 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Ties in Third Place for the Week with Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 10:08 AM]
Get the Backstory Behind the Controversial Hit Series When "True Hollywood Story: Duck Dynasty" Premieres This Thursday, July 10th @ 8:00pm on E!
Featuring interviews with family relatives, entertainment insiders, as well as local media and shop owners, E! goes beyond the cameras for a closer look at the Robertson clan.

[07/09/14 - 10:05 AM]
NBC Wins the Ratings Week of June 30-July 6 in 18-49 with "America's Got Talent" the #1 Show on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 10:01 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Takes Culinary Flight with "Wingmen" on Saturday, August 16
The one-hour special features Columbia, South Carolina best friends Ramone Dickerson and Corey Simmons as they navigate 2 Fat 2 Fly, their small-town food truck business.

[07/09/14 - 09:48 AM]
Discovery Communications Names Rick Holzman General Manager, Executive Vice President of Animal Planet
In this role, Holzman will oversee strategy and all day-to-day operations for the network that's coming off its 2013 most-watched year to date.

[07/09/14 - 09:47 AM]
"Kids Cook-Off" Returns for Second Go-Round with Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri as Coach and Mentors
The latest installment of "Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off" premieres Sunday, August 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/09/14 - 09:45 AM]
"Counting Cars" Returns to History(R) with All New Episodes - Premieres Tuesday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT
From parking lot burnouts to The Count's signature pullovers, Danny "The Count" Koker and his team return with a trunk load of new, high octane projects.

[07/09/14 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Is the Only Net Up from the Year-Ago Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/09/14 - 09:15 AM]
ESPN to Televise 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby
Major League Baseball will debut a new format for the Derby this year, which features a maximum of seven outs per round and bracketed play after the first round.

[07/09/14 - 09:06 AM]
Destination America Greenlights All-New Series "Buying the Rockies" (WT) and Season 2 of "Railroad Alaska"
The latter is on track to premiere 10 new episodes beginning this fall.

[07/09/14 - 09:05 AM]
Destination America's Backwoods MacGyvers Return for an All-New Season of "Hillbilly Blood"
The all-new season premieres on Saturday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/09/14 - 09:04 AM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with NBC News' Peacock Productions and Emmy-Winning Journalist Tony Harris to Produce New Special "Hate in America"
The one-hour special, produced by NBC News' award-winning production arm Peacock Productions, will premiere on ID in early 2015.

[07/09/14 - 09:03 AM]
Investigation Discovery Acquires Critically Acclaimed Documentary Film "The Joe Show" - Presenting an Unfiltered Look at America's Most Controversial Sheriff, Joe Arpaio
The project will premiere as part of the ID Films strand in 4Q 2014, following the documentary's film festival and theatrical run, including a recent appearance at Hot Docs Film Festival.

[07/09/14 - 09:02 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores the State of the Death Penalty in the U.S. in New Documentary "A Question of Innocence"
Narrated by actor Bruce Greenwood, Investigation Discovery will premiere the film on Friday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/09/14 - 09:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Brings the Suspense of Vanity Fair's Legendary Crime Dramas to Viewers in Exclusive New Series "Vanity Fair Confidential"
Vanity Fair opens up its vault, offering unprecedented access to the magazine's writers and editors who have uncovered the truth behind some of the world's most compelling scandals.

[07/09/14 - 09:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Series "Heartbreakers" Features Roll Call of Famous Bad Boys and Vicious Vixens in the Roles They Were Born to Play
Featuring Kevin Sorbo, Jack Wagner, Judd Nelson, Rob Estes, Tracey Gold, Nicole Eggert, Jamie Luner, Christopher Knight, and Antonio Sabato, Jr., the series makes its world premiere debut on Wednesday, August 13.

[07/09/14 - 08:57 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4 Despite Airing an Encore "America's Got Talent"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the No. 1 Syndie Talker for the 3rd Straight Week in Households and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of June 23-27.

[07/09/14 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Encore "Got Talent" Still Enough for NBC Victory
The Peacock once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/09/14 - 08:25 AM]
"Extreme Weight Loss" Grows by 11% in Adults 18-49 to Match a 5-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[07/09/14 - 08:12 AM]
NBC Sports Group to Present Exclusive Coverage of the Inaugural National Pro Grid League Playoffs and Final
NBC Sports Group's coverage will culminate with a live telecast of the National Pro Grid League Final on Friday, October 3 at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

[07/09/14 - 08:01 AM]
Cox Communications to Carry SEC Network for August 14, 2014 Debut
The channel will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all Cox markets.

[07/09/14 - 07:01 AM]
BBC America Announces New Drama Series "The Last Kingdom"
Stephen Butchard will adapt Bernard Cornwell's best-selling franchise "The Saxon Stories" for the screen.

[07/09/14 - 06:35 AM]
NBCSN to Televise Liverpool v. AS Roma "Football at Fenway" Friendly July 23 in Primetime
NBCSN will produce a special pre-match show at 7 p.m. ET. Kickoff follows at 7:30 p.m. ET.

[07/08/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 8
Updates include: Candace Cameron Bure to lead "Aurora Teagarden" telefilms; David Slade to helm PSN's "Powers"; and "Hawaii Five-0" gets expanded 25-episode order from CBS.

[07/08/14 - 04:20 PM]
Season Five of "Hawaii Five-0" Is Blessed
The series kicked off production on season five in Honolulu today with a traditional Hawaiian blessing in honor of its host Hawaiian culture, while on location in Waikiki.







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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.