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[08/15/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 15
Updates include: Eddie Izzard among the latest cast in PSN's "Powers"; Miranda Otto scores role on HBO's "Westworld"; and Bex Taylor-Klaus to succeed Amy Forsyth on MTV's "Scream" pilot.

[08/15/14 - 05:00 PM]
"Red Band Society: Banding Together for Good" Continues!
If $100,000 is donated by August 22, fans will get the opportunity to preview the first episode on various platforms for 100 hours.

[08/15/14 - 04:23 PM]
ABC Announces the Return of "Shark Tank Week" Sunday, September 7 to Friday, September 12
The Sharks thoughtfully fished out six episodes from last season's blockbuster haul.

[08/15/14 - 12:56 PM]
TV Land to Air Special Presentation of "20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams" This Sunday, August 17th at 9PM ET/PT
The one-hour special originally aired this past Tuesday, August 12 on ABC.

[08/15/14 - 12:52 PM]
Darius Rucker to Announce Final Nominees for "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" on Wednesday, September 3 on ABC's "Good Morning America," Live from New York City
At daybreak, Rucker will perform "Homegrown Honey," the debut single from his upcoming new album to be released in early 2015.

[08/15/14 - 11:45 AM]
Chef Gordon Ramsay Opens the Doors of "Hell's Kitchen" on the Two-Hour Season 13 Premiere Wednesday, September 10, On FOX
Season 13 also will feature the milestone 200th episode of the series.

[08/15/14 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" After Show Live Party with David Lambert, Bailee Madison and Executive Producer Peter Paige Airs Live Online on Monday, August 18
Questions can be submitted on "The Fosters" Facebook page now through the live broadcast.

[08/15/14 - 08:51 AM]
Lucy Hale to Host the 2014 "MTV VMA Red Carpet" with MTV's Sway and Christina Garibaldi Airing Live from the Red Carpet at the Forum in Inglewood, CA on Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Leading up to the star-studded pre-show, MTV will air an all new episode of its hit scripted drama, "Teen Wolf," beginning at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/15/14 - 08:41 AM]
Season Finale of "Last Comic Standing" Jumps 40% Versus Last Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 43% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/15/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "NY Med" Tops Its Slot on Each Telecast in Season 2 and Spikes 34% Over Its Season 1 Finale 2 Years Ago
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/15/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Holds Off "Last Comic Standing" Finale
CBS wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/15/14 - 07:07 AM]
Starz Officially Greenlights "Book Two" of the Hit Drama Series "Outlander"
Season two will be at least 13-episodes and based upon the second of eight books in the "Outlander" series, entitled "Dragonfly in Amber."

[08/15/14 - 05:01 AM]
Fan Favorite Wins Coveted Title of "Last Comic Standing" and Prize Package Worth $250,000 at Last Night's NBC Finale
Judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters chose the winner of the competition as season eight drew to a close.

[08/14/14 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 14
Updates include: Justine Lupe joins the cast of ABC's "Cristela"; Derek Hough to recur on ABC's "Nashville"; and Gilles Marini to visit NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura."

[08/14/14 - 02:05 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Original Saturday Night Programming in Primetime Leads in Live + 3 Ratings
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, August 9.

[08/14/14 - 12:10 PM]
Cameron Mathison and Sarah Lancaster Star in "Along Came a Nanny" A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere October 12
Valin Shinyei, Marcie Juiles and Tom McBeath also star in the project.

[08/14/14 - 12:06 PM]
In Remembrance of Robin Williams, Special Presentations of the Animated Film "Aladdin" Are Set for This Weekend on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior
Williams voiced the 1992 film's treasured character, Genie.

[08/14/14 - 11:35 AM]
Fox Television Group Executive Announcements
Gary Newman and Dana Walden announced today that they have promoted Joe Earley to Chief Operating Officer for Fox Television Group (FTG) and appointed David Madden President of Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX).

[08/14/14 - 10:52 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Best the Aug. 4-8 Late-Night Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 4-8.

[08/14/14 - 10:50 AM]
History Television Event Series "Texas Rising" Premieres Memorial Day 2015
Among the ensemble cast: Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Thomas Jane, Crispin Glover, Rhys Coiro, Jeremy Davies, Chad Michael Murray, Robert Knepper, Jeff Fahey, Rob Morrow and Kris Kristofferson.

[08/14/14 - 10:38 AM]
Comedy Central Launches "Comedians Crashing Couches" Presented by AT&T, A Multiplatform Reality Series Starring Comedian Nikki Glaser Premiering Thursday, August 14
The series follows Glaser as she enters the lives and living space of eight housemates and tries to learn what makes them tick.

[08/14/14 - 10:32 AM]
FOX Sports Live Launches Friday Night College Football Pregame Show, "Countdown to Kickoff"
In-studio analysts include Joel Klatt, Matt Leinart, Petros Papadakis and Dave Wannstedt.

[08/14/14 - 10:01 AM]
Iggy Azalea and Sam Smith to Headline Time Warner Cable and Lifebeat 2014 "MTV Video Music Awards" Concert Friday, August 22 in Los Angeles
Time Warner Cable will be holding a ticket giveaway exclusively for customers in the Southern California region on August 18.

[08/14/14 - 09:56 AM]
Celebrate "Uncle Grandpa Day" with Cartoon Network on August 21
Throughout the entire day, look for every single episode of the series.

[08/14/14 - 09:38 AM]
New Team, New Night: "Inside the NFL" Set for Seventh Season on Showtime(R)
Brandon Marshall and Boomer Esiason join Phil Simms as analysts, along with new host Greg Gumbel, when the series returns on Tuesday, September 2.

[08/14/14 - 09:02 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces 2014-16 Directing Program Participants
This year's judges included producers from ABC's "Scandal" and "Castle" as well as Disney Channel's "Liv & Maddie" and "Crash and Bernstein."

[08/14/14 - 08:45 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 13.

[08/14/14 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with CBS
"America's Got Talent" is the night's most-watched program while "Big Brother 16" tops adults 18-49.

[08/14/14 - 08:22 AM]
Syfy's "Helix" Infects Steven Weber and Matt Long
Filming for the series' 13-episode second season is currently underway in Montreal, Quebec.

[08/14/14 - 08:17 AM]
National Geographic Channel Partners with Beau Willimon and Jordan Tappis in New Special, "The Walk Around the World"
The new special documents former British paratrooper Karl Bushby as he walks from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., as part of an epic, record-setting journey.

[08/14/14 - 08:03 AM]
VH1 Rock Docs Takes You Down South for "ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game" Premiering Tuesday, September 2 at 10PM ET/PT
The 90-minute documentary investigates the rich, complex untold story of Atlanta's fascinating rise to the top of the rap industry, which created a major force within American music.

[08/14/14 - 08:01 AM]
Hit Magic Group "The Illusionists" to Perform During "America's Got Talent" Aug. 20 Live Results Show on NBC
"The Illusionists" have traveled all over the globe performing astonishing acts of levitation, mind-reading, illusion and disappearance but this November they will come to Broadway at the Marquis Theater.

[08/14/14 - 08:00 AM]
HBO's Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "Boardwalk Empire" Begins Its Eight-Episode, Fifth and Final Season Sept. 7
New cast members include Jim True-Frost, Matt Letscher, Giampiero Judica and Louis Cancelmi.

[08/14/14 - 07:42 AM]
Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry Have a Little Throwback Thursday Fun with the CMT Exclusive Video Premiere of "Keep It to Yourself"
The song is Musgraves' current single, and the fourth from her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park.

[08/14/14 - 07:41 AM]
Champions Return to FOX Sports - UEFA Champions League and CONCACAF Champions League Action Kicks Off on August 19
Early season coverage is highlighted by two-dozen matches over eight days in late August from the UEFA Champions League, the world's premier international club competition, and the CONCACAF Champions League, the region's top club competition.

[08/14/14 - 06:31 AM]
Netflix Announces Upcoming Stand-Up Comedy Slate
Jim Jefferies, Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, and Chelsea Peretti join the diversified slate of original stand-up comedy specials airing in all territories where Netflix is available.

[08/14/14 - 06:08 AM]
NBC Joins Forces with iHeartRadio for Digital Premiere of New Romantic Comedy "A to Z," From Warner Bros. Television
The show's pilot is now available, seven weeks before its linear launch in October.

[08/14/14 - 03:01 AM]
Reelz Honors Robin Williams with Two Specials Produced by OK! TV
Look for "Robin Williams Remembered" and "Robin Williams ScreenLife" tomorrow, Friday, August 15 on the cable channel.

[08/13/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 13
Updates include: Lone Scherfig steps in to helm ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club"; Carla Gugino to recur on HBO's "The Brink"; and Thandie Newton snags role on HBO's "Westworld."

[08/13/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 13
Next Wednesday, returning guest judge Christina Applegate will join judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as the Top Six finalists will be paired up with All-Star partners to perform for America's votes.

[08/13/14 - 05:08 PM]
Video: "iZombie" - Comic-Con 2014 Panel Highlights & Fan Q&A
Creator Rob Thomas and the cast talk about adapting "iZombie" for television.

[08/13/14 - 04:25 PM]
Bravo Media and Universal Cable Productions Announce Additional Casting for "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
Alanna Ubach has joined the cast while Matthew Glave and Virginia Williams have booked recurring roles.

[08/13/14 - 03:33 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Sisterhood of Hip Hop" Becomes Network's Highest-Rated Freshman Series Premiere of the Year Among All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 12.

[08/13/14 - 02:42 PM]
ABC Family's "Chasing Life" Records Series Highs in Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 12.

[08/13/14 - 02:06 PM]
Video: "Arrow" - Comic-Con 2014 Panel Highlights
Stephen Amell and the cast talk season three at the "Arrow" Comic-Con Panel.

[08/13/14 - 01:21 PM]
ABC Family Pulls the Plug on "Twisted"
The news comes on the heels of today's fourth season renewal of "Switched at Birth."

[08/13/14 - 01:20 PM]
DirecTV Goes "Rogue" with a 20 Episode Order from Entertainment One
Production is slated to begin in January 2015 with the first ten episodes set to premiere on DirecTV's Audience Network in Spring 2015 and the remaining ten episodes scheduled to air in 2016.

[08/13/14 - 01:04 PM]
Discovery's #1 Rated Show "Gold Rush" Gets Parker Schnabel's Take on Last Year and What's to Come for Season 5
Tune in on Tuesday, August 19, beginning at 8:00/7:00c for an inside look at the series.

[08/13/14 - 12:46 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Discovery at Comic-Con for Animated Shorts Program, "Cupcakery of Doom"
The project will be developed into an animated short and, as with all content chosen for Nickelodeon's global Animated Shorts Program, it will have the potential to air on the network.

[08/13/14 - 11:45 AM]
ABC Family Green-Lights the Critically-Acclaimed Hit Drama Series "Switched at Birth" for a Fourth Season
"Fans will be clamoring for season four and to know what happens with Daphne and Bay after the season three finale next week," said Tom Ascheim.







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[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.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.