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[09/11/14 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 11
Updates include: HBO passes on Ryan Murphy's "Open"; Bravo pushes back season premiere of "Shahs of Sunset"; and Akiva Goldsman, Marc Haimes bring DC Comics' "Titans" to TNT.

[09/11/14 - 06:53 PM]
Michael Che Joins Colin Jost at "Weekend Update" Desk on "Saturday Night Live"
Repertory player Cecily Strong will return as a full-time cast member.

[09/11/14 - 03:09 PM]
"Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn" Hits Series High with Season 5 Premiere
VH1 spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/11/14 - 02:16 PM]
2014 MLB Postseason Begins on TBS with Exclusive Presentation of the American League Wild Card Game on Tuesday, Sept. 30
TBS will also be the exclusive television home of the American League Division Series (ALDS), beginning Thursday, Oct. 2, and the American League Championship Series (ALCS).

[09/11/14 - 02:11 PM]
ESPN to Exclusively Televise MLB NL Wild Card Game Oct. 1
The "Sunday Night Baseball" team - play-by-play voice Dan Shulman, analyst John Kruk and reporter Buster Olney - will provide commentary for the telecast.

[09/11/14 - 02:04 PM]
Major League Baseball Postseason Coverage Comes to FOX Sports 1
This October, Division Series coverage returns to FOX Sports for the first time since 2006.

[09/11/14 - 01:58 PM]
ESPNU Presents 2014 NCAA Women's Volleyball and Men's and Women's Soccer Schedule
A 24-game women's volleyball schedule, which includes a weekly, 10-week Wednesday slate, will begin with a double-header on September 24.

[09/11/14 - 01:05 PM]
Tim Tebow Joins "Good Morning America" as Contributor
The first-ever college sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy will help launch GMA's "Motivate Me Monday" series, featuring individuals and their amazing stories of triumph.

[09/11/14 - 01:03 PM]
Highly Acclaimed and Beloved Best-Selling Novel, "The Red Tent," A Two-Night Miniseries Event Premiering December 7 and 8 on Lifetime
Minnie Driver, Morena Baccarin, Rebecca Ferguson, Iain Glen, Will Tudor and Debra Winger co-star in the project.

[09/11/14 - 12:50 PM]
E! Wraps Up This Year's New York Fashion Week with Three Fashion-Forward Specials Airing Thursday, September 11th and Friday, September 12th
"E! From Fashion Week," "Secrets of Fashion Week" and "Who Wore It Better?" are all on tap.

[09/11/14 - 12:31 PM]
"Song by Song: Sheryl Crow" Premieres Tuesday, October 14, Only on Ovation
The documentary music series, from the Emmy(R)-nominated production company TH Entertainment, will focus on four of Crow's most-enduring hit songs and the stories and inspiration behind them.

[09/11/14 - 11:58 AM]
TV Land Announces Fall TV Schedule
Fan favorites "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Exes" will both premiere with new seasons on November 5.

[09/11/14 - 11:35 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Original Series "Bar Rescue" and "Catch a Contractor" Return Sunday, October 5th at 9:00PM and 10:00PM ET/PT
The former returns for a fourth season with world-renowned bar and nightlife expert, Jon Taffer, as he gives failing establishments one last shot at success.

[09/11/14 - 11:10 AM]
"Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Late-Night Ratings Race for Week of Sept. 1-5
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/11/14 - 11:08 AM]
Lifetime's Most Buzzed About Series "True Tori" Returns for a Raw and Revealing Season Two on October 21
Eight new episodes begin filming today and will follow Tori in near real-time as she searches for honesty and happiness with Dean.

[09/11/14 - 11:01 AM]
CBS Scores with NFL Legends Guest Starring on Primetime Dramas This Fall
Phil Simms, Boomer Esiason, Tony Gonzalez and Eric Dickerson will appear in "Elementary," "Blue Bloods," "NCIS" and "Hawaii Five-0."

[09/11/14 - 10:34 AM]
"Nightline" Builds Audience Week-to-Week in All Key Demos; Most Watched Week in Three Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/11/14 - 10:17 AM]
Jason Jordan Named Chief Operating Officer for Bellator MMA
Jordan's role expands from Senior Vice President, Digital Operations, Strategy & Finance, Viacom Entertainment Group.

[09/11/14 - 10:02 AM]
Award-winning Journalist and Social Change Advocate Maria Shriver Confirmed as Closing Speaker for The espnW: Women + Sports Summit
"I'm extremely excited to be partnering with espnW to discuss my belief that we can all be Architects of Change in our own lives and the lives of others," says Shriver.

[09/11/14 - 10:00 AM]
AMC Returns to the Table for a Second Season of Unscripted Arm-Wrestling Series "Game of Arms"
The network has ordered 10 one-hour episodes of the series, which goes inside the raw, highly-competitive world of underground arm-wrestling.

[09/11/14 - 09:48 AM]
VH1's Next Original Movie "Drumline: A New Beat" with Producer Nick Cannon Premieres Monday, October 27 at 9PM ET/PT
The new story follows female lead Danielle "Dani" Raymond (Alexandra Shipp), an upper class Brooklyn girl who defies her parents in order to attend Atlanta A&T so she can join - and revitalize - their once-prominent drumline.

[09/11/14 - 09:02 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health and ABC News Partner for Quick-Turn Documentary, "Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, September 18 on the cable channel.

[09/11/14 - 09:01 AM]
Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Lenny Kravitz, Pitbull and Train to Perform on "America's Got Talent" Season Finale Sept. 17
On Tuesday, September 16 (9-11p.m. ET), the six finalists of season 9 will perform for their last chance to win America's vote.

[09/11/14 - 09:01 AM]
Record-Breaking, Superstar Duo Florida Georgia Line to Host First-Ever "American Country Countdown Awards" Live Monday, December 15, on FOX
the two-hour show will honor the year's best country music with awards, performances, special moments and additional surprises. Country music's biggest stars will celebrate and pay tribute to the first-ever "NASH Icons" award winner.

[09/11/14 - 08:56 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Currently Ranks #1 in Its Hour Among the Big 4 in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/11/14 - 08:42 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with Return of "Hell's Kitchen"
Despite a Presidential address interruption, the network leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/11/14 - 07:28 AM]
U.S. Senators from Opposing Political Parties Come Together in the Ultimate Game of Survival in Discovery Channel's "Rival Survival"
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) must put their political differences aside and work together for six days and six nights to find common ground through compromise if they want to survive.

[09/11/14 - 05:58 AM]
American Heroes Channel Partners with Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust to Create the "Red Bandanna Hero Award"
Red Bandanna's name was inspired by Welles Remy Crowther, also known as "The Man in the Red Bandanna," who saved as many as 12 people, according to survivor accounts, following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

[09/10/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 10
Updates include: Leslie Bibb to topline Amazon's "Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998"; FOX gives cast-contingent pilot order to "Runner"; and Warner Horizon Television to pitch "Longmire" to Amazon, Netflix.

[09/10/14 - 09:03 PM]
Barbra Streisand to Appear on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Monday, September 15
The visit will mark Streisand's first U.S. late-night talk show guest appearance in over 50 years.

[09/10/14 - 04:50 PM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Kicks Off 16th Season Thursday, September 11 (8-10 P.M. ET/PT) with Leading Global and National Brand Partners
Garmin joins returning partners General Mills, Inc., Subway(R) Chain's restaurants, Planet Fitness and Jennie-O in the upcoming season with on-air, multi-platform integrations, in-store activations and licensing partnerships.

[09/10/14 - 12:23 PM]
In an NBC Primetime Special Hoda Kotb Shares the Secret Lives of Pets
The one-hour special airs tomorrow, Thursday, September 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/14 - 12:16 PM]
"Nurse Jackie" to Work One Last Shift - Hit Showtime(R) Comedy Series' Seventh and Final Season Will Premiere in 2015
"Edie is one of our finest actresses," said David Nevins. "We are so honored to have had her on the network.

[09/10/14 - 11:59 AM]
OWN's New Tyler Perry Drama "If Loving You Is Wrong" Is Most Watched Series Premiere in Network History with 1.93 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/14 - 11:44 AM]
FYI's "Married at First Sight" Season One Finale Becomes Most-Watched Telecast in Network History
FYI spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/14 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Sports Posts Record Weekend Across Multiple Platforms
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7.

[09/10/14 - 10:55 AM]
"48 Hours" Reports from Courtroom During Oscar Pistorius Verdict
The one-hour special premieres this Friday, September 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/10/14 - 09:03 AM]
"Mike Tyson Mysteries" Premieres October 27th on Adult Swim
The original series from Warner Bros. Animation stars Mike Tyson himself, taking the fight from the boxing ring to the streets... by solving mysteries!

[09/10/14 - 08:44 AM]
Season 12 of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" Heads Back to NY This Fall for More Surprises and Celebrity Guests
The new season - due on Friday, October 10 - will premiere with a first-ever hour-long episode and features personal trainer and television personality Jillian Michaels.

[09/10/14 - 08:43 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows 6% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 8% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/14 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Wight Loss" Finale Is Up and a Repeat "Shark Tank" Dominates CBS' "Fashion Rocks" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues NBC's Win Streak in 18-49
The Peacock has taken home top demo honors on Tuesday for five consecutive weeks.

[09/10/14 - 08:02 AM]
No. 11 Notre Dame Faces Purdue Saturday in Primetime on NBC
The Fighting Irish will play the Boilermakers for the 86th time in their history, matching Navy for the most games played against a single opponent in Notre Dame's history.

[09/10/14 - 08:01 AM]
Start Times Set for "New Year's Six" Bowls on ESPN
Starting on Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 12:30 p.m. ET, ESPN will televise the first of the 'New Year's Six' bowl games with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

[09/10/14 - 08:01 AM]
"A Poet in New York" Premieres Wednesday, October 29 on BBC America
Tom Hollander stars as Dylan Thomas, one of the most renowned poets the world has ever seen.

[09/10/14 - 07:59 AM]
"SNL" Kicks Off Its 40th Season with Host Chris Pratt and Musical Guest Ariana Grande
On October 4, Sarah Silverman will return to 8H for her first time as host.

[09/10/14 - 07:57 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) - "Stonehenge Empire" - Two-Hour Program Premieres Sunday, September 21 at 8PM ET/PT
The two-hour special exclusively reveals the results of a five-year project that utilized revolutionary new technology to map the whole area around the site and reveal what lies beneath the surface.

[09/10/14 - 07:16 AM]
Video: "American Dad" Comes to TBS with All New Episodes!
Look for its first-run cable premiere Monday, October 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/10/14 - 06:07 AM]
Hallmark Channel's #1 Rated "Countdown to Christmas" Unveils the Most Impressive Holiday Schedule Ever
The Christmas Clock ticks to the first of the 12 New Movies of Christmas beginning with "One Starry Christmas," starring Sarah Carter and George Canyon.

[09/09/14 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 9
Updates include: USA taps Rami Malek as lead in "Mr. Robot"; CBS developing Stephen King's "The Things They Left Behind" as drama; David Hudgins to play "Game of Silence" at NBC.







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[09/23/14 - 08:39 AM]
FOX Sports Live from 7th Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction
Bob Varsha leads an eight-member on-air team, delivering all of the fast-paced auction action from the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas.

[09/23/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Brad Meltzer's Lost History" Premieres Friday, October 31 AT 10PM ET/11PM PT on H2
Each episode presents both unsolved cases and success stories where Americans have helped find missing historic objects.

[09/23/14 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Triumphs Over "Voice," "Gotham" Premieres
The sitcom veteran leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/23/14 - 06:34 AM]
New Discovery Series Ropes Polar Opposites Together in the Wilderness in "Tethered" Premiering October 5th at 10 PM ET/PT
The series tests the ability to survive in some of the most extreme environments on the planet while enduring psychological torment like never before- being bound to complete stranger by a six foot tether.

[09/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
"Strike Back" Resumes Production in Europe and Asia
The show's fourth and final season of 10 episodes will air on Cinemax and UK partner Sky 1 in 2015.

[09/22/14 - 02:36 PM]
Victoria's Secret Supermodels Lily Aldridge and Martha Hunt to Guest Star On "2 Broke Girls," Monday, Dec. 8 on CBS
In the episode, the models rent out Max and Caroline's apartment for a girls' weekend in order to have an authentic Williamsburg experience.

[09/22/14 - 02:24 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast "Madam Secretary" Premiere This Saturday, September 27 at 8:00/7:00c
The Téa Leoni-led drama launched this past Sunday on the Eye.

[09/22/14 - 02:04 PM]
ESPN to Document Derek Jeter's Final Week in Major League Baseball
Host Karl Ravech, analysts Curt Schilling, Aaron Boone, Mark Mulder and ESPN MLB Insiders Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law will look back at Jeter's career and accomplishments while examining his rank among all-time Yankees legends.

[09/22/14 - 01:19 PM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Casting News
Taylor Louderman will portray Wendy Darling while Alanna Saunders is set as Tiger Lily.

[09/22/14 - 01:16 PM]
ABC Hosts Their Very First Live Tweepstakes on Thursday, September 25
25 lucky winners will receive their very own #TGIT Survival Kit that includes exclusive "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" content!

[09/22/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Mike & Molly" to Launch in Syndication on FX
The series will join fellow off-network acquisitions "How I Met Your Mother" and "Two and a Half Men."

[09/22/14 - 01:00 PM]
Giant Lava Breathing Tarantulas Attack Los Angeles in New Syfy Original Movie "Lavalantula"
Steve Guttenberg, Michael Winslow, Nia Peeples and Ralph Garman star in the project, due in summer 2015.

[09/22/14 - 11:53 AM]
Disney Consumer Products Extends Epic Storytelling with the Launch of "Star Wars Rebels" Product Assortment
The new Disney XD animated television series debuts October 3 on Disney Channel and continues on Disney XD starting October 13.

[09/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announce Premiere of "Lucha Underground," Wednesday, October 29th at 8:00 PM ET/PT with a Super Charged Two-Hour Episode
Each week "Lucha Underground" will bring drama, excitement and action to U.S. audiences as the masked heroes and villains battle it out in the ring for wrestling supremacy.

[09/22/14 - 11:11 AM]
Hulu Announces Direct-to-Series Order for "11/22/63," A New Hulu Original Series from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Stephen King, Executive Producer/Writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television
Based upon the best-selling 2011 novel written by King and published by Scribner, "11/22/63" is a thriller in which high school English teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.