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[09/04/14 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 4
Updates include: Matt Nable cast as Ra's al Ghul on The CW's "Arrow"; Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler developing "Supergirl" TV series; and Carrie Underwood's "Two Black Cadillacs" eyed as event series at FOX.

[09/04/14 - 04:22 PM]
Uncle Snoop Returns to Host the BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2014 Premiering Tuesday, October 14th at 8:00 P.M.
The awards will be taped on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta, GA for the ninth year running.

[09/04/14 - 03:00 PM]
Statement from David Letterman on the Passing of Legendary Comedienne Joan Rivers
"Here's a woman, a real pioneer for other women looking for careers in stand-up comedy," said Letterman.

[09/04/14 - 02:40 PM]
"The Chew" Kicks-Off Season Four Monday, September 8 on ABC
Hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz will provide information on the latest trends in decorating and entertainment and share tips, tricks and recipes to celebrate the holidays in style.

[09/04/14 - 01:37 PM]
Superstar Duo Florida Georgia Line Performs Live on "Nashville" for East Coast and West Coast Airings in Season Premiere
This is the first time that a real-life recording artist has performed live on the series.

[09/04/14 - 01:34 PM]
Discovery Channel Has the Only Non-Sports Programming in the Top Five for Men on Monday Sept. 1
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, September 1.

[09/04/14 - 01:14 PM]
"The Simpsons" Set Ratings Records for FXX and Leads the Year-Old Network to Cable's #1 Spot in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 in Prime and Total Day
FXX spins the numbers for the show's 12-day marathon.

[09/04/14 - 12:50 PM]
#1 New Syndicated Strip with Adults 25-54 "Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Returns for a Second Season Monday, September 22
The syndicated courtroom series features presiding judge Lauren Lake who takes her place on the bench, helping families come together to sort out complicated relationships and find resolution in their lives.

[09/04/14 - 12:32 PM]
MTV to Conclude Season Four of "Teen Wolf" with a Supersized Finale and "Wolf Watch" Episode on Monday, September 8 Beginning at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The season four finale will be expanded to 75 minutes, followed by an extended 45-minute "Wolf Watch."

[09/04/14 - 12:23 PM]
Statement from E! and NBCUniversal on the Passing of Joan Rivers
"E! and NBCUniversal send our deepest condolences to Melissa, Cooper and her entire extended family on this incredibly sad day," said the statement.

[09/04/14 - 12:19 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Award Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Award Winning Actress Mariska Hargitay on Monday, September 22 at 8PM ET/PT
In the episode, Hargitay describes what it was like to grow up as the daughter of one of the most famous Hollywood couples, Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay, and how this affected her when auditioning for acting roles.

[09/04/14 - 12:00 PM]
Disney XD's New Comedy Series "Kirby Buckets" to Premiere on Monday, October 20
The series premiere will be followed by an all-new episode of "Lab Rats" (8:30 p.m., ET/PT), marking the directorial debut of Hal Sparks.

[09/04/14 - 11:58 AM]
NASCAR America on NBCSN Expands to Present 60-Minute Monday Editions Throughout the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
In addition, NBCSN will present a 60-minute NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase special on Thursday, September 11.

[09/04/14 - 11:56 AM]
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace's Response on Being Named Co-Hosts of ABC's "The View"
"These are powerful and accomplished women from different walks of life who have had amazing personal and professional experiences," said Bill Wolff.

[09/04/14 - 11:17 AM]
Formula One Italian Grand Prix Highlights More Than 30 Hours of Motorsports Coverage on NBCSN This Week
Live Italian Grand Prix coverage begins Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET, followed by F1 Extra at 10 a.m. ET.

[09/04/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBCSN August Viewership Up 26% in Primetime & 20% in Total Day from '13
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/04/14 - 10:48 AM]
Fashion's Biggest Runway Leads To E! When "E! From Fashion Week" Specials Premiere September 5th and September 12th at 9:00pm ET/PT
These one-hour shows will feature insider scoop on everything on and off the runway including exclusive fashion news and looks at all the latest trends.

[09/04/14 - 10:23 AM]
LMN Presents the New Original Movie "The Hazing Secret" Premiering Sunday, September 21 at 8PM ET
Shenae Grimes-Beech ("90210") and Keegan Allen ("Pretty Little Liars") star in the two-hour thriller.

[09/04/14 - 10:22 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning "Steve Harvey" Premieres Season Three on Monday, September 8
"Steve Harvey" is coming off of a tremendously successful sophomore season, having won the Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show (Informative Category).

[09/04/14 - 10:06 AM]
MTV Greenlights Comedic Family Docu-Series with Rapper Ja Rule as Head of the Household in "Follow the Rules"
"I am truly honored and excited to be partnering with MTV and 51 Minds to bring you my new show 'Follow the Rules,'" said Ja Rule.

[09/04/14 - 10:01 AM]
New York Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Monday, Sept. 8
Also visiting on Monday are talk show host and comedian Bill Maher and musical guests Spoon.

[09/04/14 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown," From Producer Mick Jagger and Oscar(R)-Winning Director Alex Gibney, With Debut Slated for Oct. 27
"Alex Gibney has brought his prodigious filmmaking talents to this portrait of the phenomenon known as James Brown," says Michael Lombardo.

[09/04/14 - 09:49 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Production of Five New Original Series Featuring Explorers, Experts and Experiencers
The network picks up three new series: "Hello Goodbye" (wt),"Hotel Showdown" and "TV Planet" (wt).

[09/04/14 - 09:33 AM]
TV One Expands Wednesday Night Programming with All New Docuseries "Hollywood Divas," Premiering on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM/ET
Golden Brooks, Countess Vaughn, Lisa Wu, Paula Jai Parker and Elise Neal star in the project.

[09/04/14 - 09:21 AM]
TLC's Ranks #1 in Cable on Tuesday Driven by Television's #1 Program of the Night "19 Kids & Counting"
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 2.

[09/04/14 - 09:12 AM]
CMT and Country Star Dustin Lynch Want Fans to Go Back to School in New "CMT Empowering Education" Partnership
CMT and country music star Dustin Lynch are teaming up to encourage Americans in some of the most economically-depressed areas to go back to school as part of the cable network's initiative.

[09/04/14 - 09:04 AM]
Cartoon Network Enlists One Million People to Share "I Speak Up" Online Videos to Kick off its Fifth Annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up Initiative
The initiative, which first launched in 2010, will culminate during Cartoon Network's Speak Up Week September 29 through October 3, as a kick-off to National Bullying Prevention Month in October.

[09/04/14 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Family Is Ready to Be Brave During September's "Funday" Programming Event on September 13th & 14th
Fans can visit fundayapp.com to decorate their social media profile photos with "Brave"-inspired icons and borders.

[09/04/14 - 09:01 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Reveals Top 12 Acts of Season 9
Platinum-selling recording artist and former finalist Jackie Evancho will return to the "AGT" stage to perform live during next week's results show on September 10.

[09/04/14 - 08:43 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Equals a Four-Week High for a Wednesday Telecast in Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 3.

[09/04/14 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Onto Demo Crown
NBC's "America's Got Talent" and FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" finish a close second to the Eye among adults 18-49.

[09/04/14 - 08:18 AM]
"The Birthday Boys" Are Back! Premieres Friday, October 17 at 11:30PM ET/PT on IFC
The new season will follow the return of "Comedy Bang! Bang!" that same night at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/04/14 - 08:18 AM]
CMT Emphasizes Music Discovery with New "Listen Up" Performances by Frankie Ballard, Sam Hunt and Sundy Best
The franchise serves as a barometer for hot new country artists and will feature exclusive new performances from Sam Hunt launching October 2.

[09/04/14 - 08:00 AM]
2014 Kennedy Center Honorees Announced
Singer Al Green; actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks; ballerina Patricia McBride; singer-songwriter Sting; and comedienne Lily Tomlin will receive honors at this year's event, airing Tuesday, December 30 on CBS.

[09/04/14 - 07:31 AM]
USA Network and Verizon Launch the "Characters Unite College Tour" Competition for Students to Bring a USA Network Celebrity and a Worthy Cause to Their Campus
From September 3 through September 26, all college and university students can enter the competition at charactersunitecollegetour.com.

[09/04/14 - 06:56 AM]
"Dr. Phil" Launches All-New Season on Tuesday, September 9 with Ripped-from-The Headlines Exclusives Every Day During Season 13 Premiere Week
The season kicks off with the latest in the shocking story of 35-year-old Robyn Gardner's mysterious disappearance in Aruba, a case which continues to make international headlines and still remains unsolved to this day.

[09/04/14 - 06:03 AM]
ABC Announces "Dancing with the Stars" Mirrorball Trophy Tour, On "Good Morning America"
The tour starts in Times Square in New York City on September 4 when the new celebrity cast is revealed live on "GMA."

[09/04/14 - 06:02 AM]
ABC Announces This Season's "Dancing with the Stars" Celebrity Cast and Professional Pairings Live on "Good Morning America"
The new season kicks off with a two-night event on Monday, September 15 and Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/04/14 - 04:34 AM]
NBC Sports Teams with Today to Present Weekly "Together We Make Football" Segments Throughout the NFL Season
The segments will air on "Today" each Friday during the upcoming NFL season and will feature a profile vignette produced by NFL Films and narrated by NBC Sports Group's Josh Elliott.

[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.







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[12/17/14 - 02:44 PM]
Join Us Saturday, February 28 8/7c for the Two-Hour World Premiere Event of "Good Witch" A Hallmark Channel Original Primetime Series
Catherine Bell, Bailee Madison and James Denton star in the project, based on the series of TV movies of the same name.

[12/17/14 - 01:59 PM]
Nickelodeon Premieres a New Live-Action Comedy Series That Follows One Girl's Dream from the Sideline to the Gridiron in "Bella and the Bulldogs," Saturday, Jan. 17, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
In the special two-part series premiere, head cheerleader Bella earns a chance to try out to be quarterback of her middle school football team.

[12/17/14 - 12:51 PM]
Two Lucky Fans Will Win Trip to Super Bowl XLIX by Entering NBC Sports Super Bowl Fan Challenge
Fans can complete weekly challenges for a chance to win the grand prize - VIP access and two tickets to Super Bowl XLIX, as well as hotel and airfare accommodations.

[12/17/14 - 12:00 PM]
"Beautiful & Twisted" Starring Rob Lowe, Paz Vega and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winner Candice Bergen, To Premiere January 31
The film is the true story of a couple's obsession, jealousy and greed, which ends in one of the most notorious cold-blooded murders in recent history.

[12/17/14 - 11:48 AM]
NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Organics on Mars and Discovery Channel Gets Unprecedented Access Every Step of the Way
"Red Planet Rover" premieres this Thursday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/17/14 - 11:44 AM]
Channing Tatum Returns to Launch "Team Oscar(R)"
Winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the 87th Academy Awards(R) on Oscar Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.

[12/17/14 - 11:22 AM]
Decorate the Tree and Ring in the New Year with Some of Your Favorite "Ink Master" Alumni on "Merry Ink" and "New Year's Ink" Specials
Every drop of ink counts, there are no flash challenges on these episodes and after every round, one artist is eliminated from their chance at "Ink Master" redemption.

[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:59 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Girls," Created By and Starring Lena Dunham, Returns for Fourth Season Jan. 11, Exclusively on HBO
New guest stars this season include Ana Gasteyer, Anthony Edwards, Natasha Lyonne, Gillian Jacobs, Marc Maron, Zachary Quinto, Jason Ritter, Maude Apatow and Spike Jonze.

[12/17/14 - 10:52 AM]
HGTV's Stars to Celebrate New Year's Day with Fans During Live All-Day Twitter Party
The viewing and Twitter party begins with Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott as they co-host HGTV's Rose Parade 2015 with Josh Temple, who will be on the ground offering unique street-side perspectives and spectator interviews.

[12/17/14 - 10:51 AM]
SEC Network Warms Up Christmas Morning with Yule Log and Fight Songs
On Christmas morning, SEC Network will warm up any living room with a fireplace featuring a burning blaze, accompanied by a playlist of Southeastern Conference college fight songs and holiday music.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:32 AM]
"The Biggest Loser: Glory Days" Kicks Off the New Year with 4 Must-See Episodes Leading Up to the Exciting Season 16 Live Finale January 29
In a special two-hour, live finale from 8-10 p.m. ET, all of the former athletes who made up the season 16 cast return to weigh-in one last time.

[12/17/14 - 10:17 AM]
The Battle of the Bulbs Will Continue as "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Returns for Season Three in 2015
"The Great Christmas Light Fight" first debuted on ABC in December 2013 and continued in 2014, increasing the field from 20 to 24 participating families.

[12/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
FXX Gets Animated - New One-Hour Late Night Animation Block Kicks Off on January 22 With Special Sneak Preview
The block will feature all-new episodes of "Lucas Bros. Moving Co." and "Stone Quackers."