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[09/03/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 3
Updates include: Jennifer Carpenter to topline USA's "Stanistan"; Lifetime greenlights latest "Flowers in the Attic" sequel; and NBC gives cast-contingent series order to "Weight for Love."

[09/03/14 - 10:05 PM]
Winner Announced on "So You Think You Can Dance"
The finale featured a performance from Enrique Iglesias and Sean Paul, who performed their hit single, "Bailando," from Iglesias' latest album, "Sex and Love.".

[09/03/14 - 07:01 PM]
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace Officially Join Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell Next Season on "The View"
The new season will be unlike any in recent history and premieres live on Monday, September 15 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET) on the ABC Television Network.

[09/03/14 - 03:06 PM]
Investigation Discovery Keeps Stronghold as a Top Five Cable Network for Women in Total Day
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/14 - 02:11 PM]
DIY Network Achieves Best Ever August
DIY Network spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/14 - 02:00 PM]
HGTV Is #1 Among Cable Nets on Weekends in August
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/14 - 01:59 PM]
Discovery Channel Heats Up Summer Cable as the #1 Cable Network for Men in August
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/14 - 01:43 PM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Take on Their Wildest Challenge Yet
Going head-to-head with the hosts will be two special guests: singers Nick Carter and Jordan Knight.

[09/03/14 - 01:37 PM]
With More Than 13 Million Views, the "Friends" Reunion Video Is the 3rd-Most-Watched "Kimmel" YouTube Clip This Season
ABC spins the digital numbers for its "Jimmy Kimmel Live" YouTube Channel to date.

[09/03/14 - 01:33 PM]
"NBC Primetime Preview Show" Highlights Network's New Fall Offerings
Casey Wilson and Ken Marino of the new comedy "Marry Me" will host the special.

[09/03/14 - 01:12 PM]
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series on NBCSN Delivers Second-Best Viewership Since 2009
NBCSN spins the numbers for its coverage of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series to date.

[09/03/14 - 12:52 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Premieres Monday, September 8th with an Exclusive Interview with Jennifer Lopez
Other scheduled guests next week include Seth Rogen, Jessica Alba, "AGT" judges Mel B & Howie Mandel and paralyzed Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen.

[09/03/14 - 12:50 PM]
TNT Wins the Ratings Race as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for the Summer
Turner spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/03/14 - 12:31 PM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure" on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
In their first-ever movie, Sophia Grace and Rosie are sent by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to a fictional country called Switzelvania as special correspondents tasked with covering the coronation of a new queen.

[09/03/14 - 12:16 PM]
BBC America Premieres New Documentary "Harry at 30" on Sunday, September 14
The film intimately explores every stage and iconic moment of the Prince's life.

[09/03/14 - 12:14 PM]
Destination America Records Best August Ever in Prime
Destination America spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/14 - 12:13 PM]
NBCSN Announces 2014-15 College Basketball Schedule
NBCSN will air 25 A-10 regular season games featuring all 14 member schools, including Davidson, Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Richmond, Saint Joseph's, Saint Louis, St. Bonaventure, and VCU.

[09/03/14 - 11:53 AM]
Three New Original Series Propel American Heroes Channel to Best August Ever in Prime Delivery Among P2+ and HH
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/03/14 - 11:35 AM]
Starz, Encore and Encore Espanol to Air Star-Studded Telecast "Stand Up to Cancer" Live on September 5
"Starz is proud to provide three channels to participate in this one-of-a-kind fundraising event featuring music, film and television celebrities who are all in this mission together to turn cancer patients into cancer survivors," said Chris Albrecht."

[09/03/14 - 11:25 AM]
All Three "Big Brother" Broadcasts Place Among the Top Five Programs in Adults 18-49 for the Fourth Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 25-31.

[09/03/14 - 11:05 AM]
Disney Channel Defeats Competition for Third-Consecutive Year, Is TV's #1 Network Again Among Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/03/14 - 10:30 AM]
Sunday's Episode of "Ray Donovan" Delivers Season Two's Highest Ratings Yet with 1.5 Million Viewers
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, August 31.

[09/03/14 - 10:17 AM]
FYI Renews Hit Series "Tiny House Nation" for a Second Season and Greenlights New Series "Tiny House Hunting"
Season two of "Tiny House Nation" will begin production immediately on 13 hour-long episodes slated to premiere this winter.

[09/03/14 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Aug. 25-31 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Monday's "Emmys" #1 in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 25-31.

[09/03/14 - 10:02 AM]
The "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Makes Its Television Debut Live from the Hollywood Palladium, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 on CBS
To celebrate the ceremony's premiere, CBS will expand its primetime Friday night lineup, beginning at 7:30/6:30c with a red carpet pre-show and capping the night with a star-studded one-hour post-show.

[09/03/14 - 09:54 AM]
"Pineapple Dance Studios," Britain's Break-Out Hit Series, To Have U.S. Premiere Starting Sunday, September 28 Only on Ovation
The series gives exclusive access to the world-famous dance space, capturing every bit of drama; from auditions to dance-offs, spray-tans to pop meltdowns.

[09/03/14 - 09:36 AM]
More Stars Stand Up to Cancer This Friday, September 5 - 8:00 PM ET and PT / 7:00 PM CT
Among the latest additions: Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Steve Carell, Sofia Vergara, Ben Falcone, Kevin Bacon, Anna Kendrick, Tony Goldwyn, Dave Grohl, Hailee Steinfeld and Josh Gad.

[09/03/14 - 09:35 AM]
Robin Roberts Launches Rock'n Robin Productions
The company's projects currently in production include a news-driven documentary, a digital series for espnW, a Thanksgiving themed special for ABC and two reality show pilots.

[09/03/14 - 09:29 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 20 Shows in Adults 18-49 and Equals Its 2nd-Highest-Rated Week Since Early June
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 25-31.

[09/03/14 - 09:26 AM]
New Date: Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees" Returns This October
Look for the sixth season beginning Saturday, October 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/03/14 - 09:20 AM]
A&E Network Presents the World Television Premiere of Mike Myers' "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon"
Shep Gordon is the most famous person in the word that you've never heard of: he's Hollywood's most connected celebrity manager.

[09/03/14 - 09:02 AM]
Country Superstars Florida Georgia Line Performed Surprise Nashville Show at Exit/In Last Night as Part of CMT's New "Instant Jam" Pop-Up Concert Series
Said installment will premiere Saturday, October 18 on the cable channel.

[09/03/14 - 09:00 AM]
Syfy Greenlights Arthur C. Clarke's Classic Science Fiction Novel "Childhood's End" as Six-Hour Miniseries for 2015 Premiere
Nick Hurran will direct the project from a script by Matthew Graham.

[09/03/14 - 08:48 AM]
Grit & Escape Announce Licensing Agreement with Sony Pictures Television for 150 Feature Films
This is the fourth major multi-year film licensing agreement for Grit and Escape, both of which came on the air on August 18.

[09/03/14 - 08:37 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 2.

[09/03/14 - 08:31 AM]
"Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts MasterClass," The Latest Edition of the Three-Time Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Family Show, Debuts Sept. 16 on HBO
In the latest edition, Alda leads six talented young actors through a series of improvisational workshops, guiding them to discover new approaches in bringing a script to life.

[09/03/14 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Live Show of "Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows Over the Prior Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 2.

[09/03/14 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, NBC Leads Demos
The Eye is the most-watched network thanks to a rebroadcast of its "NCIS: New Orleans" backdoor pilot episodes of "NCIS."

[09/03/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "The Story of Frozen" Boosts Its Time Slot with an 8-Month High in Kids
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 2.

[09/03/14 - 07:58 AM]
No. 15 Notre Dame Hosts Michigan Saturday in Primetime on NBC as Historic Rivals Clash One Final Time
Saturday's primetime showdown featuring Notre Dame (1-0) and Michigan (1-0) is the final scheduled matchup between the two college football powerhouses, which boast the best winning percentages in college football history.

[09/03/14 - 07:46 AM]
Internet Cooking Sensation Laura Vitale Shows How Easy Great Cooking Can Be on New Cooking Channel Series "Simply Laura"
The newcomer launches Saturday, September 27 at 1:30pm ET on the network.

[09/03/14 - 07:28 AM]
ESPN to Unveil New NFL Studios This Week on "Sunday NFL Countdown"
The first show in the new studio airs at 10 a.m. ET on Sunday, Sept. 7 - 35 years to the day of ESPN's original network launch.

[09/03/14 - 07:10 AM]
ION Television Co-Commissions Original Production of Medical Drama "Saving Hope" from Entertainment One and ICF Films
The deal, which includes rights to existing seasons one and two, makes ION the exclusive original U.S. television network for current and future seasons of the series.

[09/03/14 - 07:05 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Bus Makes First Stops of the Season in Seattle This Week
The bus will arrive in each city two to three days prior to the game, making stops at local landmarks and events before heading to the game site.

[09/03/14 - 07:01 AM]
The Huffington Post Launches "Huffpost Dr. Phil," A Global Destination for Dr. Phil's Tell-It-Like-It-Is Advice
The site launches today, coinciding with the premiere of "Dr. Phil's" 13th season on Tuesday, September 9.

[09/02/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 2
Updates include: TBS pulls the plug on "CeeLo Green's The Good Life"; John Stamos to lead "Members Only" at ABC; and Netflix acquires the streaming rights to FOX's "Gotham."

[09/02/14 - 03:49 PM]
FOX Nixes "Gang Related" After One Season
The news comes after modest numbers for its 13-episode summer run.

[09/02/14 - 03:36 PM]
New "Supernatural" Season 10 Poster Revealed!
The new season of "Supernatural" kicks off Tuesday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/02/14 - 02:06 PM]
NBCUniversal Celebrates NFL Kickoff 2014
CNBC, E!, The Weather Channel and "America's Got Talent" are among the participating properties.

[09/02/14 - 01:59 PM]
FOX Sports Continues Soccer Lineup with 2016 UEFA EURO Qualifiers
Starting in September and spanning through November, FOX Sports and its family of networks have 54 live games over the first four qualifying match days, in addition to several international friendlies.







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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.