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[07/14/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 14
Updates include: Yahoo in talks to revive FOX's "Enlisted"; Kristen Connolly joins the cast of ABC's "The Whispers"; and quartet boards NBC's "Aquarius."

[07/14/14 - 04:50 PM]
Terry McDonough Will Direct Pilot of New Syfy/Alcon TV Series "The Expanse"
The network recently announced that three-time Golden Globe nominee Thomas Jane will star in the 10-episode space opera as the world-weary Detective Miller.

[07/14/14 - 04:16 PM]
Jean Pigozzi Asks the Questions Others Won't in New Esquire Network Original Series "My Friends Call Me Johnny"
The eight-part series premieres Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c, beginning September 3.

[07/14/14 - 04:15 PM]
Esquire Network Announces New Fall Season Programs, Premiere Dates
Newcomers "My Friends Call Me Johnny" and "Car Matchmaker" will join returning entry "White Collar Brawlers."

[07/14/14 - 03:58 PM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Three New and Two Returning Series Increasing the Network's Ambitious Slate
"Million Dollar Listing New York" and "Southern Charm" are both due back while scripted drama "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" will premiere Tuesday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/14/14 - 03:57 PM]
Exclusive: "American Dad," Kitchen Nightmares" to Sign Off from FOX with Originals in September
Look for back-to-back originals from "American Dad" on Sunday, September 14 at 9:00/8:00c with another installment the following Sunday, September 21 at 9:30/8:30c.

[07/14/14 - 03:47 PM]
Oxygen Media Unveils New Logo and Tagline - Very Real to Launch Across All Platforms on Tuesday, October 7
The network also announced two greenlights, "It Takes A Sister" and "After Happily Ever After," along with three development projects, "The Assistants," "Party INC." and "Stranded At Work."

[07/14/14 - 02:39 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "20/20," "Dateline" Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "The Almighty Johnsons," Investigation Discovery's "A Question of Innocence" and Disney Channel's "Girl Meets World."

[07/14/14 - 02:06 PM]
First Ever My Little Pony Mega Mare-athon Featuring Every Single Episode of All Four Seasons of "My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic" Back-to-Back, Starts August 4, on the Hub Network
The monumental marathon finishes on Friday, August 8 with three specials airing for the first time on the Hub Network.

[07/14/14 - 01:42 PM]
America's Most Iconic Cheerleaders Prove That It Takes More Than Just a Pretty Face and Good Dance Moves in an All-New Season of "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" Premiering Friday, August 8 on CMT
This season, DCC hopefuls face the most talented crop of candidates from around the world the organization has ever seen.

[07/14/14 - 01:36 PM]
Food Truck Hopefuls Hit the Road for Coast-to-Coast Culinary Road Trip of a Lifetime in Season Five of "The Great Food Truck Race"
Hosted by Tyler Florence, the seven-episode series premieres on Sunday, August 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/14/14 - 01:28 PM]
2014 World Cup Final on ABC: Most-Watched Men's World Cup Championship Ever
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Sunday, July 13.

[07/14/14 - 01:00 PM]
More Superstar Performances Announced for "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, Aug. 5 on the ABC Television Network
Summer's hottest concert special just got hotter with the addition of reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert - including a fiery duet with Carrie Underwood - to the star-studded lineup.

[07/14/14 - 12:49 PM]
Marvel Announces an All-New Thundering Title on ABC's "The View" Live Tuesday, July 15
Moderator Whoopi Goldberg, co-hosts Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy and guest co-host Ana Belaval will reveal the latest explosive title.

[07/14/14 - 12:36 PM]
"The Colbert Report" Welcomes New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday, July 16 at 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
Full episodes, as well as clips, are posted for viewing the following day at www.ColbertNation.com with URL and embed links.

[07/14/14 - 12:30 PM]
Lights, Camera, Carrie: NBC's "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" Starring Carrie Underwood Hits the Big Screen in Theaters Friday, July 25
The piece is a 2 1/2-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of this year's "Sunday Night Football" show open featuring Underwood and NFL stars.

[07/14/14 - 12:04 PM]
SEC Network Completes Football Commentating Roster and Assignments
Heisman winning quarterback Andre Ware and former Georgia lineman Matt Stinchcomb have both signed multi-year agreements to join the network as college football analysts when it launches August 14.

[07/14/14 - 12:01 PM]
Howie Mandel Mentors Comics as They Prepare for a Hilarious Improv Comedy Challenge at Universal Studios on "Last Comic Standing" July 17
One by one, each contestant take over as Studio Tour guides on the world-famous Studio Tour as it navigates the world's largest movie and television production studio.

[07/14/14 - 11:47 AM]
CNBC Announces Fall Primetime Lineup
Return series "The Profit" and "The Car Chasers" will join newcomer "The Filthy Rich Guide" and the expanded weeknight strip of "Shark Tank."

[07/14/14 - 11:26 AM]
Hit Series "Long Island Medium" Returns to TLC on Sunday, August 3 at 9/8c
Throughout the entire season, viewers will have their very own chance to win a reading from Theresa and get the surprise of their lives as she visits the lucky winner at home live on the air.

[07/14/14 - 10:52 AM]
Pam Oliver Elevated to Senior Correspondent
Oliver, the longest-tenured NFL sideline reporter, a fixture at games since joining FOX Sports in 1995, continues in that role, this year working with play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt and analyst John Lynch.

[07/14/14 - 10:48 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra Launch Sixth All-New Meditation Experience "Expanding Your Happiness"
The free 21-day meditation experience, which begins on Monday, August 11, will serve as a powerful and invigorating spark to create life-changing happiness in your life.

[07/14/14 - 10:01 AM]
HBO and Cinemax Bring Three Series to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014
"Game of Thrones," "True Blood" and "Banshee" are all on tap for this year's event.

[07/14/14 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Reveals "Bachelor in Paradise" Shocking Twist
The series begins with 14 former cast members, eight women and six men, who travel to beautiful Tulum, Mexico hoping to turn a potential summer fling into the real thing.

[07/14/14 - 10:00 AM]
Ben Kingsley to Star in Spike TV's Event Series "Tut"
Kingsley will play the key role of "Ay," the Grand Vizier to King Tutankhamun who wields tremendous power and influence as the top advisor to the young Egyptian ruler.

[07/14/14 - 09:48 AM]
"Big Brother" Posts Week-to-Week Gains and Is Sunday's Top Broadcast in Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, July 13.

[07/14/14 - 09:40 AM]
ESPN(R) and History(R) Create Co-Branded Promos Featuring "SportsCenter(R)" and "American Pickers(R)" to Air on Both Networks
In the humorous spots, Mike and Frank find the pick of a lifetime, the SportsCenter news desk where the icons of ESPN hosted more than 32,000 shows.

[07/14/14 - 09:04 AM]
USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for New Drama Series "Mr. Robot"
The project is a contemporary, culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them.

[07/14/14 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Builds to a New Season High and "Rising Star" Delivers a Best-Since Premiere Number in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 13.

[07/14/14 - 08:44 AM]
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Tuesday, July 15 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Clinton has previously appeared as a guest on the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning show on October 9, 2003 and March 4, 2008.

[07/14/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Encore Wins the 10 p.m. Hour in Adults 18-49 Among ABC, CBS and NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 13.

[07/14/14 - 08:35 AM]
Logo TV Revives "Don't Trust the B in Apt 23"
Look for unaired episodes of the ABC series during a marathon this Saturday, July 19 from 1:00PM - 10PM ET/PT.

[07/14/14 - 08:32 AM]
ESPN to Present Exclusive Coverage of College Football Playoff Selection Show Dec. 7
The four teams playing in the two semifinal games - the 2015 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Sugar Bowl, will be revealed at the top of the show.

[07/14/14 - 08:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Slips Past CBS Among Adults 18-49
A repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" helps power the Alphabet to the top demo spot.

[07/14/14 - 08:12 AM]
NBCSN to Televise U.S.-Based International Champions Cup Matches Featuring Premier League's Liverpool and Manchester United Week of July 28
Coverage of each match begins with an on-site studio show prior to kickoff hosted by Rebecca Lowe.

[07/14/14 - 08:05 AM]
TV One Announces All-New Episodes of "Unsung" to Premiere on Wednesday, July 30 at 8:00PM ET/PT
Montell Jordan, Hi Five, The Emotions, Martha Wash, Troop, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Wilson Pickett, The Chi-Lites, Peaches & Herb and Rick James are among the latest featured.

[07/14/14 - 08:00 AM]
21st Century Fox Unites Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television Under the Leadership of Gary Newman and Dana Walden in New Business Unit, Fox Television Group
The announcement was made by Peter Rice, Chairman of Fox Networks Group, to whom both Mr. Newman and Ms. Walden will now report.

[07/14/14 - 07:37 AM]
NBC Sports Ventures Announces Strategic Alliance with Spartan Race
NBC Sports Group's coverage will culminate with the Spartan Race World Championship on Sunday, November 16th at 3 p.m. ET on NBC.

[07/14/14 - 07:02 AM]
NBCSN Names Announce Team for July 23 Primetime Liverpool v. AS Roma "Football at Fenway" Friendly
Arlo White will join the full U.S.-based Premier League announce team of Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe.

[07/14/14 - 07:00 AM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Thomas Jane Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
The actor will star as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[07/13/14 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Weekend of July 12-13
Updates include: Nickelodeon pulls the plug on "Sam & Cat"; Angelica Celaya named female lead of NBC's "Constantine"; and Amazon zeroes in on its latest premiere dates.

[07/13/14 - 12:21 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Keeps NBC in Front Once Again
The Peacock's newsmagazine franchise is the night's top program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/13/14 - 12:15 PM]
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Is the #1 Primetime Show of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 12.

[07/13/14 - 09:00 AM]
Film, Television and Theater Icon Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"
"It's a chance to put on my tap shoes again," said Walken.

[07/13/14 - 08:57 AM]
NBC to Televise Inaugural U.S. Red Nose Day Live Special in May 2015
Created by writer-director Richard Curtis in 1985, the idea of Red Nose Day was built upon the foundation that mass media and celebrities can help raise money and awareness of poverty to save and change millions of lives.

[07/13/14 - 08:56 AM]
NBC Renews Trio of Alternative Series: "America's Got Talent," "Last Comic Standing" and "American Ninja Warrior"
So far this summer, NBC is consistently generating the highest regular-program ratings among the Big 4 networks.

[07/12/14 - 03:31 PM]
Hulu and "South Park" Announce Exclusive Multi-Year Content Licensing Deal at 2014 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour
Plus: the streaming service will renew its popular original series "East Los High."

[07/12/14 - 02:31 PM]
"Living with the Jacksons" - Reelz Announces a Special Television Event to Premiere November 18, 2014 at 8PM ET/PT
Plus: Reelz also set the premiere date for its new original reality series "Polka Kings" as Tuesday, January 6.

[07/12/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Crossbones" Is Up 50% Versus Its Prior Telecast in Adults 18-49 and 26% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 11.

[07/12/14 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Once Again Top Demos with Newsmagazines
"Dateline NBC" and "20/20" lead their respective networks among adults 18-49.







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[08/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Climbs to Top Spot with NFL Preseason
Coverage of the Lions at the Jaguars leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/15 - 04:35 PM]
"#DanceBattle America," ABC's New Dance Competition Special, Premieres Monday, September 14
Alfonso Ribeiro and Jordin Sparks host the one-hour special, which will follow the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars."

[08/28/15 - 01:00 PM]
Rowan Blanchard and Paris Berelc Star in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Invisible Sister," Premiering Friday, October 9 on Disney Channel
The film is set to premiere as part of "Monstober," Disney Channel's month-long Halloween-themed programming event.

[08/28/15 - 11:08 AM]
The Might of the Empire Grows and Fan-Favorite Clone Troopers Debut in New Episodes of "Star Wars Rebels" Season 2 Beginning Wednesday, October 14
In "Star Wars Rebels" Season Two, past lives will be revealed and the destiny of our heroes will be changed forever.

[08/28/15 - 10:40 AM]
Christina Applegate to Guest-Star on New Comedy "The Grinder"
Additional guest castings for the new series include Emmanuelle Chriqui and Nat Faxon.

[08/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 27.

[08/28/15 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Continue Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has won the past 11 Thursdays among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/15 - 07:05 AM]
USA Network Stars Support No More Campaign to End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Upcoming "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Marathon on August 30
Aaron Tveit, Gina Torres, John Cena, Mark Feuerstein, Patrick J. Adams, Rami Malek, Sarah Rafferty and Daniel Sunjata are all featured in the 11-episode stunt.

[08/28/15 - 06:17 AM]
Brooke Burke-Charvet Returns as Co-Host for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
She joins previously announced judges Brett Eldredge, Taya Kyle, Kevin O'Leary, Amy Purdy and Zendaya, as well as Nick Jonas who will act as the official music curator of the evening.

[08/27/15 - 05:10 PM]
FOX Gives Midseason Drama "The Frankenstein Code" New Title of "Lookinglass"
The Rob Kazinsky-led drama is due in 2016 on the network.

[08/27/15 - 03:47 PM]
Video: VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Season 2 Super Trailer
Premiering on Monday, September 7, the new cast is willing to lay it all on the line, striving to leave a permanent mark on the music industry despite sacrifices they may be forced to make.

[08/27/15 - 02:37 PM]
FXX to Air Special Mini-Marathon of "Archer's" Greatest Loves
Sterling Archer is reflecting on some of his greatest loves from the past with a special mini-marathon airing Saturday, September 26 from 10 PM - 1 AM ET/PT.

[08/27/15 - 01:54 PM]
"Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank" Set to Premiere on Friday, October 23rd on Showtime(R)
The film is an intimate, rollicking and entertaining look behind-the-scenes at the public and private life of one of America's greatest and, at times, controversial legislators.

[08/27/15 - 01:36 PM]
TLC Heads Back for a Second Push of "Labor Games"
The season premieres Tuesday, September 15 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[08/27/15 - 01:08 PM]
TV One's "Welcome to the Family" Reunites Half & Half Co-Stars Valarie Pettiford and Telma Hopkins
The film centers on Stella, an internet producer (Kali Hawk), who has to learn how to balance her personal and professional lives.