[monday, september 08, 2014]    
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[09/08/14 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 8
Updates include: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise," VH1's "Candidly Nicole" get second seasons; "Minority Report" TV series lands at FOX; and ABC Family reportedly cancels "Mystery Girls."

[09/08/14 - 10:01 PM]
Final Three Home Cooks to Compete for "MasterChef" Title on Two-Hour Season Finale Monday, Sept 15, on FOX
Plus: auditions for season six of "MasterChef" begin Saturday, September 13.

[09/08/14 - 02:56 PM]
SOA Post-Show "Anarchy Afterword" to Air on FX Following Season Seven Premiere
Look for additional installments on September 30, October 21, December 2 and December 9.

[09/08/14 - 01:07 PM]
Discovery's #1-Rated Show "Gold Rush" Returns for Fifth Season with New Crews, New Machines and Bold Challenges
The show's fifth season will kick off on Friday, October 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/08/14 - 12:49 PM]
GSN to Air Two-Hour "Skin Wars" Event: Season One Finale and Special Reunion Show Will Air Back-to-Back September 24 Beginning at 9PM ET/PT
RuPaul Charles will host the latter reunion special, airing at 10:00/9:00c that same night.

[09/08/14 - 12:20 PM]
Reelz Honors Joan Rivers with OK! TV Produced Special Recognizing the Life and Legend of a Comedy Pioneer
The half-hour special premieres this Thursday, September 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/08/14 - 12:01 PM]
"The Queen Latifah Show" Returns Monday, September 15
"This show is truly the embodiment of my journey," says Queen. "Nothing makes me happier than to have the opportunity to share my experience with others and give people a chance to realize their dreams."

[09/08/14 - 11:40 AM]
New Seasons of "South Park" and "Key & Peele" Debut Wednesday, September 24 at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
The all-new episodes from this season are available in HD exclusively on Hulu and South Park Studios the day after they premiere.

[09/08/14 - 11:14 AM]
FOX Sports Unveils "Multimatch 90" - Live Whip-Around Show Covers UEFA Champions League Match Days As Never Before
The program debuts Tuesday, September 16 (2:30 PM ET) on FOX Soccer Plus and online via FOX Soccer 2Go.

[09/08/14 - 10:36 AM]
Broadway Legend Patti LuPone to Guest Star on Season Two of "Penny Dreadful"
Plus: Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale have been named series regulars while Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene and Jonny Beauchamp will also guest star.

[09/08/14 - 10:25 AM]
Chelsea & Midfielder Cesc Fabregas Host Swansea City Sat., Sept. 13 at 10 AM ET on NBCSN
The two teams are unbeaten through three weeks of play as the Swans travel to Stamford Bridge to take on the Blues, who come into the match off a 6-3 victory versus Everton on August 30.

[09/08/14 - 10:25 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Retains 97% of Last Year's Highly Publicized Premiere Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/08/14 - 10:02 AM]
Bravo Media Ventures to Manhattan's Upper East Side with New Scripted Comedy Series "Odd Mom Out"
Abby Elliott, Andy Buckley, Sean Kleier, KK Glick and Joanna Cassidy will star alongside creator Jill Kargman.

[09/08/14 - 10:00 AM]
New Interstitials Highlighting Real Medical Professionals to Debut During "Doc McStuffins: School of Medicine" Programming Event, Beginning Monday, September 22 on Disney Channel
The highlighted medical professionals in the interstitials each have specialties that mirror those of Doc's from the morning's episodes.

[09/08/14 - 09:48 AM]
FYI to Premiere New Docuseries "Best in Bridal"
Look for the first of 14 half-hour episodes beginning Tuesday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/08/14 - 09:47 AM]
TLC's "19 Kids & Counting" - Jessa Duggar Sets a Wedding Date!
Their courtship has been documented over the past year on the TLC series and their engagement will air in a one-hour special later this fall.

[09/08/14 - 09:46 AM]
FOX Sports Slates Eight Sports Specials on Singleheader Sundays, Thanksgiving
NFL game assignments determining what time these specials air regionally are announced two weeks prior to game day.

[09/08/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Countdown to Miss America" Gives an Unprecedented Look Behind the Scenes of the 2015 Miss America Competition
For the first time in its 60 year television history, The Miss America Organization is allowing cameras to broadcast live in the hour leading to its famed competition.

[09/08/14 - 09:01 AM]
Syfy's 7th Annual 31 Days of Halloween Spook-a-thon Features New Docuseries "Town of the Living Dead"
Other highlights include three terrifying original movies: "Dark Haul" (October 4), "Dead Still" (October 6) and "Finders Keepers" (October 18).

[09/08/14 - 08:53 AM]
Sixteen Culinary All-Stars Compete in First-Ever "Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage" Tournament
The primetime event kicks off Wednesday, October 8 at 9:00/8:00c with the first all-star match-up, leading up to a final showdown between the four heat winners on Wednesday, November 5.

[09/08/14 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates with Return of "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock's NFL franchise easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/08/14 - 08:34 AM]
NBC Leads Primetime by a Wide Margin in Metered-Market Household Ratings
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 7.

[09/08/14 - 08:26 AM]
"Wipeout" Is Up 33% in Its Finale and "Shark Tank Week" Opens Strong at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 8.

[09/08/14 - 08:01 AM]
CBS Announces James Corden as Host of "The Late Late Show"
Corden - a multi-faceted performer, host, writer and producer with accomplishments that span television, theater, film and comedy - will take the reins of the daily late night show in 2015.

[09/08/14 - 07:17 AM]
"Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn" Stand-Up Comedy Special Premieres October 21 on Netflix
That same day, "Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn" will be released as a 1,000 piece limited edition vinyl LP via Cenac's production company, Amalgamated Bear, and distributed by Other Music.

[09/08/14 - 07:04 AM]
Cooking Channel's Ching-He Huang Returns to Save Failing Restaurants in Second Season of "Restaurant Redemption"
The series returns with the first of 13 new episodes on Tuesday, October 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/08/14 - 07:00 AM]
"The 69th Annual Tony Awards(R)" to Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 7, 2015 on the CBS Television Network
The Tony Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978.

[09/07/14 - 08:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins the College Football Race
The network edges out NBC in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[09/07/14 - 08:46 AM]
Michigan-Notre Dame College Football Coverage Scores NBC's Top-Rated Saturday Night in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers in Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 6.

[09/06/14 - 07:48 PM]
Video: "Utopia's" First Five Minutes
Plus: Dan Piraro has been tapped as narrator of the series, premiering this Sunday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/06/14 - 04:39 PM]
"Oprah's the Life You Want Weekend" Honors Local Atlanta Women with the Toyota "Standing O-Vation" Award
As the first "Standing O-Vation" recipients, Black Girls RUN! will receive a $25,000 grant from Toyota in support of its continuing efforts to get women running.

[09/06/14 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demos, CBS Tops Viewers
Plus: "Stand Up to Cancer" delivers over 8.8 million viewers between ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/06/14 - 08:31 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ties for #1 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 5.

[09/05/14 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 5
Updates include: Alexander Dreymon to lead BBC America's "The Last Kingdom"; Lyndsy Fonseca boards Amazon's "Down Dog"; and Justin Lin in talks to direct new season of HBO's "True Detective."

[09/05/14 - 08:07 PM]
"Ray Donovan" & "Masters of Sex" Ratings Update
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 31.

[09/05/14 - 04:18 PM]
"Access Hollywood Live": New Time. New Season. New York!
Hosted by the very dynamic duo, Billy Bush and Kit Hoover, the syndicated daily live show provides viewers with the latest celebrity scoop, pop-culture happenings, hottest fashion trends, Hollywood gossip and breaking news.

[09/05/14 - 02:32 PM]
CBS "Big Brother" Program Advisory
The Eye details the show's schedule for the remainder of the summer.

[09/05/14 - 01:30 PM]
NBC News to Air Primetime Special "Celebrating Joan Rivers" Tonight
Kathy Griffin, Dick Cavett, Donald Trump, Don Rickles, Gilbert Gottfried and Lily Tomlin are among those set to pay tribute.

[09/05/14 - 01:12 PM]
OWN Expands Its Online Learning Platform on Oprah.com with New Ecourse Taught by Iyanla Vanzant
The six-week course will redefine forgiveness and lead its students down an important new path, uncovering the feelings and thoughts that often hold one back from experiencing clarity and positivity in everyday life.

[09/05/14 - 12:46 PM]
Nearly 27 Million Watch "NFL Kickoff" on NBC; 3rd Most-Watched "NFL Kickoff" Game in 13-Year History
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 4.

[09/05/14 - 12:24 PM]
TV Land Pays Tribute to Renowned Comedienne Joan Rivers with Special Programming on Sunday, September 7th
Highlights include encores of her original TV Land series "How'd You Get So Rich?"

[09/05/14 - 12:05 PM]
Science Channel's "Hack My Brain" Redefines the Brain Game
Todd Sampson hosts the three-part series, premiering Friday, September 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/05/14 - 12:01 PM]
"The Dr. Oz Show" Is 'Bringing Healthy Back' in Season Six Premiering Monday, September 8
All season long, Dr. Oz's mission is "Bringing Healthy Back," helping viewers reach toward their goals to become their ultimate selves by giving free, easy tools and tips about medical information, nutrition, exercise and sleep habits.

[09/05/14 - 11:42 AM]
Video: Season Four of MTV's Hit Comedy "Awkward" Is Back September 23 at 10:00 PM ET/PT with Even More Scandals and Shenanigans
Watch the trailer for the second half of season four from the series.

[09/05/14 - 11:40 AM]
TV Land Renews "The Exes" for 12 Additional Episodes in Advance of Season Four Premiere
The episodes will be a part of the series' fourth season, set to premiere on Wednesday, November 5, immediately following the season six premiere of "Hot in Cleveland."

[09/05/14 - 11:13 AM]
E! Pays Tribute to Comedy Legend Joan Rivers in E! News Special "Joan Rivers: Celebrating an Icon" Airing Tonight, Friday, September 5th at 9:00PM
Plus: this week's "E! From Fashion Week" special will air tonight, Friday, September 5, at a new time of 10:00/9:00c.

[09/05/14 - 10:54 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Handily Win Late-Night Ratings for Week of Aug. 25-29
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 25-29.

[09/05/14 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo Media Commemorates the Late Joan Rivers with Her Last Appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" Airing Sunday, September 7 at 11:30PM ET/PT
Rivers last appeared with Maksim Chmerkovskiy on July 29, 2014 to promote her new book "Diary of a Mad Dive" and E! series "Fashion Police."

[09/05/14 - 09:46 AM]
AMC Releases "Comic Book Men" Season 4 Key Art
The fourth season of the unscripted series premieres Sunday, October 12 at midnight ET/PT.

[09/05/14 - 09:31 AM]
Development Process for "The Walking Dead" Companion Series Proceeds with Confirmed AMC Pilot Order
Dave Erickson, who co-created and co-wrote the pilot with Robert Kirkman, will serve as an executive producer and showrunner.

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[10/26/16 - 03:23 PM]
Lifetime Partners with "The View" for Primetime Event Program, "The View Live Election Special"
The special will feature "The View's" co-hosts from their set with a live studio audience, election-themed Hot Topics, interactive election activities and up-to-the-minute results from key battleground states.

[10/26/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform Says Farewell to "Pretty Little Liars" with an Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All Following the Series Finale
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show.

[10/26/16 - 01:31 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster and New "Presidential" Teaser for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Special
On election night, Colbert will be reacting in real-time to the election results as the state by state returns come in, making it the perfect election night destination for people who want to see all the latest news, without actually having to watch the news.

[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.

[10/26/16 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
New this holiday season, The CW will broadcast an original holiday special, "Terry Crews Saves Christmas," for five hour-long episodes across four consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, December 20.

[10/26/16 - 10:09 AM]
WGN America's Hit Supernatural Thriller "Salem" Returns Halloween Week Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, the network released a riveting new trailer featuring a gruesome twist on "Cats Cradle."

[10/26/16 - 09:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage is up more than 17% among adults 18-49 from last year.

[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."