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[09/12/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 12
Updates include: Brad Copeland to pen ABC's comedy for Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo; Jeff Astrof gets pilot production commitment from CBS; and AMC in talks to co-produce former Xbox series "Humans."

[09/12/14 - 03:46 PM]
Video: Willie's Views on Scottish Independence - "The Simpsons" - Animation on FOX
The milestone 26th season of the series launches Sunday, September 28 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[09/12/14 - 02:01 PM]
UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League Group Stage Action Gets Underway on Sept. 16
Coverage also includes the premiere of FOX Sports' MULTIMATCH 90, a live whip-around show which brings viewers every goal and big play in near-real time.

[09/12/14 - 01:26 PM]
NBC's "Dateline" Produces First-Ever Full-Length Original Web Exclusive, "Oscar Pistorius: The Verdict"
The original documentary will go live on DatelineNBC.com tonight, Friday September 12 at 7pm and will be available online only.

[09/12/14 - 12:27 PM]
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
The first movie in the new arrangement will be "One Christmas Eve," starring Anne Heche.

[09/12/14 - 12:07 PM]
Video: Wilson Cruz & The USC Marching Band Visit L.A. Children's Hospital - "Red Band Society"
The new drama premieres next Wednesday, September 17 on FOX.

[09/12/14 - 10:53 AM]
Discovery Channel Documents Never-Before-Seen Behavior in "Tigress Blood"
The one-hour special premieres September 20 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[09/12/14 - 10:09 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Brings the Worlds of "Gotham," "Constantine," "The Following," "Forever" and "Person of Interest" to New York Comic Con October 9-12
For the second year at NYCC, Warner Bros. Television will host preview night screenings in the Main Stage on Thursday, October 9.

[09/12/14 - 09:38 AM]
USA Network's Acclaimed Series "White Collar" to Air Sixth and Final Season Beginning Thursday, November 6 at 9/8c
Said swan song will be followed by the return of "Covert Affairs" at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/12/14 - 09:34 AM]
TNT Books Second Season of "Murder in the First"
The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes for the second season.

[09/12/14 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Daytime Game Shows "The Price Is Right" and "Let's Make A Deal" Kick Off Their New Seasons Monday, Sept. 22
Drew Carey and Wayne Brady return as hosts of the series, back for their 43rd and sixth season, respectively.

[09/12/14 - 09:27 AM]
FXP Signs Emmy(R) Award-Winning "Fargo" Producer John Cameron to Overall Deal
The two-year agreement between FXP and Cameron covers all projects developed for television, both cable and broadcast.

[09/12/14 - 09:01 AM]
Mandy Moore Joins the "Red Band Society" on FOX - Actress/Singer to Appear as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play Dr. Erin Grace, Chief of Staff at Ocean Park Hospital, who also is Dr. McAndrew's (Dave Annable) ex-fiancée.

[09/12/14 - 08:39 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" and "The Secret Lives of Pets" Are the Night's #1-#2 Non-Sports Telecasts on the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 11.

[09/12/14 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Opens Big for CBS
The Eye dominates the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/12/14 - 07:36 AM]
One Direction to Debut Songs From New Album "Four" Live on NBC's "Today"
Additionally, as part of "Today's" 1D Fan Face-Off, two lucky winners and their guests will travel to Orlando for the performance.

[09/12/14 - 07:19 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Doubles Opening Night Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 11.

[09/12/14 - 06:31 AM]
MTV's Hit Series "Girl Code" Returns for a Third Season with All-New Back-to-Back Episodes Beginning Wednesday, October 1st at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Said premiere will follow the "Teen Mom 2" season finale that same night.

[09/12/14 - 05:57 AM]
Jenna Wolfe Named "Today" Lifestyle and Fitness Corespondent and NBC News National Correspondent
Wolfe will cover a variety of topics from healthy living and wellness to strength and body improvement.

[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.







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[12/13/18 - 07:01 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 12:16 PM]
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[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
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[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 11:16 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
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