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[09/24/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 24
Updates include: NBC developing "Real Genius" as TV series; Zachary Levi to topline musical comedy "Tuned"; and John Rogers gets pilot production commitment for "Endgame," also at NBC.

[09/24/14 - 03:34 PM]
CBS Renews Hit Summer Series "Big Brother" for Two More Editions
"Big Brother After Dark," the ultimate fan after-show with a live late-night look inside the House, has also been renewed for next summer.

[09/24/14 - 03:04 PM]
Lifetime(R) Unlocks the Secrets of Women Who Love Men Behind Bars in New Docuseries, "Prison Wives Club," Set for Series Premiere Tuesday, October 28, 10p ET/PT
While facing judgment from their friends and families, each episode explores how these women struggle to find normalcy despite their unconventional choices when it comes to the men in their lives.

[09/24/14 - 01:25 PM]
From Weather Hackers to Undiscovered Monsters, The Weather Channel Shows How Weather Shapes Everything, Greenlighting Two New Series, "BrainStormers" and "How Weather Created a Monster"
In addition, The Weather Channel has also greenlit a second season of its hit series "Tornado Alley," which was the network's third highest performing series of all time.

[09/24/14 - 01:14 PM]
TLC Returns with Ever-Expanding Williams Family in All-New Episodes of "My Five Wives"
The new 10-part season premieres Sunday, October 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/24/14 - 01:00 PM]
"Monstober," a Month-Long Halloween Event, Returns to Disney Channel This October
Highlights include an animated version of the "Jessie" cast in a crossover episode of "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors."

[09/24/14 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Presents "SNL Vintage" Beginning Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10 P.M.
The first classic episode will return audiences to "SNL's" debut season in 1975 with an episode hosted by Richard Pryor and musical guest Gil Scott-Heron.

[09/24/14 - 11:42 AM]
Video: First Look at truTV's "Branson Famous," Television's First-Ever Reality Musical
The newcomer will roll out on the cable channel this December.

[09/24/14 - 11:06 AM]
"Beyond Candid with Giuliana: Kris Jenner" Premieres Sunday, October 5 at 10pm ET/PT on E!
In the all-new, one-hour special, Kris speaks about the ups and downs of her first marriage, her greatest joys and one particular regret involving the killing of her best friend.

[09/24/14 - 10:05 AM]
Spike TV Partners with Vince Gerardis to Develop Original Scripted Series "Red Mars"
The project is based on Kim Stanley Robinson's expansive "Mars Trilogy," his series of novels about the colonization and transformation of Mars.

[09/24/14 - 09:50 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores Highest-Rated NFL Game of Season on Any Network Highlighted by Denver-Seattle
CBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/24/14 - 09:26 AM]
Science Channel's "How It's Made Week" Shines the National Spotlight on Manufacturing in Honor of Manufacturing Day 2014
Beginning Monday, September 29, "How It's Made" rules Science Channel's airways with round-the-clock episodes that showcase the fascinating, technologically advanced world of manufacturing.

[09/24/14 - 09:11 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Premieres to 17 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 23.

[09/24/14 - 09:06 AM]
USA Is the #1 Cable Network for 3Q 2014 Across All Key Demos
USA spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/24/14 - 09:03 AM]
First Two Seasons of the Critically Acclaimed Drama Series "Peaky Blinders" to Premiere Exclusively on Netflix in the US
All six episodes of season one will debut at 12:01am PT on September 30, and season two will launch in November.

[09/24/14 - 08:56 AM]
Tuesday Debut of "The Voice" Is Up Versus Monday's Premiere in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 23.

[09/24/14 - 08:51 AM]
Bounce TV Adds Stations, Sponsors, Viewers, Movies & Originals
Production on the new Bounce TV original series "Mann & Wife" will begin in November.

[09/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
The latter's "NCIS: New Orleans" opens with over 17 million viewers.

[09/24/14 - 08:31 AM]
"Forever" Ranks as ABC's Top-Rated Tuesday 10pm Fall Debut in 4 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 23.

[09/24/14 - 08:02 AM]
Syfy Greenlights New Scripted Series "Hunters" (Working Title)
The 13-episode series is based on Whitley Strieber's best-selling novel "Alien Hunter."

[09/24/14 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix and Saban Brands Announce "Popples", A New Original Series for Kids
Netflix will transport viewers into the colorful world of Popplopolis with 26 half-hour episodes, beginning in late 2015.

[09/24/14 - 06:42 AM]
Electus International Sells "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" to Discovery Networks International
The series will premiere on Discovery Networks International's factual channels later this fall in nearly 220 countries and territories across Western Europe, CEEMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

[09/24/14 - 06:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights Five Series Marking Total of 13 New Originals as Part of Network's Rebrand Launching Tuesday, October 7
Following the successful season of "Preachers of L.A.," the network will also expand the franchise with "Preachers of Detroit," set to premiere winter 2015.

[09/23/14 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 23
Updates include: Michael Imperioli to complete Amazon's "Mad Dogs"; Riley Keough tapped for Starz's "The Girlfriend Experience"; and Tim Peper cast as lead of AMC's "White City."

[09/23/14 - 04:07 PM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Soars During Its Premiere
Orion TV Productions spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 03:55 PM]
Animal Planet Renews Friday Night Series "Treehouse Masters" and "Redwood Kings"
The former will return in January 2015 with 10 episodes while the latter is due back in the spring with 10 original episodes.

[09/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
"Saving Africa's Giants with Yao Ming" Premieres November 18 on Animal Planet; Narrated by Edward Norton
This announcement comes in conjunction with the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York and the organization's Commitment to Action to Save African Elephants.

[09/23/14 - 12:51 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Season Finale #1 Unscripted Program in All of Cable Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/23/14 - 12:37 PM]
Starz in Black Debuts the U.S. Television Premiere of the Film, "Half of a Yellow Sun" Starring Emmy(R), Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, on Sunday, September 28th at 10PM ET/PT
The film centers around the diverging destinies of two sisters, Olanna (played by Thandie Newton) and Kainene (played by Anika Noni Rose) who are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family.

[09/23/14 - 12:06 PM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life" Delivers 1.15 Million Viewers Saturday Night on OWN
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/23/14 - 12:01 PM]
History Premieres New Season of Hit Series "The Curse of Oak Island" & Premieres Brand New Series "Search for the Lost Giants"
Look for both series on Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively, beginning November 4.

[09/23/14 - 11:44 AM]
How You Doin'? Better Now That "Friends" Is Returning to TV Land Monday, September 29th
Viewers can tune in to TV Land every night to see their six best "Friends" beginning Monday, September 29 at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/23/14 - 11:26 AM]
Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn Confirmed to Star in the Second Season of HBO's "True Detective"; Justin Lin Set to Direct First Two Episodes
The eight-episode hour-long drama is set to begin production later this fall in California.

[09/23/14 - 11:17 AM]
TBS Marks Its Fourth Consecutive Week as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins Week, Locks Top Shows Across All Kid Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:03 AM]
Family of Preachers Opens Progressive Church in the Bible Belt on New TLC Series "Preaching Alabama"
The all-new six-part series premieres Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/23/14 - 10:28 AM]
A Third Season of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Returns to ABC Music Lounge Featuring Original Music from the Popular Drama "Nashville"
First up: Charles Esten and Deana Carter get together for an intimate discussion on the song they co-wrote for "Nashville's" season premiere, "I Know How To Love You Now."

[09/23/14 - 10:20 AM]
"Scorpion" Is Monday's Top New Program, with 14 Million Viewers and 3.3 Rating in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 10:04 AM]
New Seasons of "Auction Hunters" and "Thrift Hunters" Premiere Saturday, October 11!
Both series will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/23/14 - 10:03 AM]
Trainers Forced to Eat Junk Food When Their Teams Answer Nutrition Quiz Questions Incorrectly on "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days" Sept. 25
The week kicks off at the gym, where trainers Dolvett Quince, Jessie Pavelka and Jennifer Widerstrom have a surprise in store for their contestants, all former athletes.

[09/23/14 - 10:01 AM]
New Docuseries "Surgeon Oz" Featuring Emmy-Winning Dr. Oz Premieres Thursday, October 23 on OWN
The 10-part series follows the world renowned surgeon and celebrated talk show host, Dr. Oz, behind the scenes into the operating room of one of the most respected hospitals, New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center.

[09/23/14 - 09:18 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Terry Crews Equals the Show's Top Household Rating Since May
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/23/14 - 09:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Launches First Ever Trailer Featuring Tactile Effects with Immersion Technology for "Homeland" Season Four
The trailer is now available in the "Coming Soon" section on the SHOWTIME ANYTIME application on select Android devices.

[09/23/14 - 09:03 AM]
"60 Minutes" Delivers Its Largest Premiere Audience in 17 Years
CBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/23/14 - 08:59 AM]
"The Blacklist" Is the #1 Drama of the Night in 18-49, Capturing the Show's Top Results Since Its Series Debut One Year Ago
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Double Derby Day" Sat. on NBCSN: Liverpool v. Everton in Merseyside Derby at 7:45 AM ET & Arsenal v. Tottenham in North London Derby at 12:30 PM ET
Steve Bower handles play-by-play for Liverpool v. Everton joined by Jim Beglin at Anfield, and NBC Sports Group's Premier League lead play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Arsenal v. Tottenham, joined by Lee Dixon at the Emirates.

[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 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 2 Syndicated Talker in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[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 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "Forever" Outdraws CBS' "Under the Dome" Season Finale in Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.







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[11/23/14 - 08:57 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Saturday Night Football" Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the second week in a row.

[11/23/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Cameron Diaz, Ranks As the Night's #1 Telecast on the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 22.

[11/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Constantine" Jumps 38% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 to Hit Its Highest Rating Since Its Series Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
The network's "Shark Tank" posts a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49.

[11/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday for November Sweep in Adults 18-49 - Hits Season Highs Across the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/21/14 - 03:07 PM]
Netflix to Premiere Globally in March 2015 the New Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Comedy Series Starring Ellie Kemper
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" was originally slated to premiere on NBC and instead will now launch exclusively across all Netflix territories.

[11/21/14 - 01:30 PM]
Disney XD to Sneak Preview New Original Series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero" on Friday, December 5
Emmy Award-winner Henry Winkler guest stars as The Snowman.

[11/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
Feast with the Titans in a Special Thanksgiving Episode of "Teen Titans Go!" Airing Wednesday, November 26, at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT
In addition, the Titans have a lot to be thankful for as the action-comedy series continues to be a strong performer on Cartoon Network.

[11/21/14 - 01:08 PM]
Emmy(R) and Tony Award(R) Winner Ellen Barkin to Guest Star on "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
She's set as Dani Kirschenbloom, a headhunter who works closely with Thom Payne (Steve Coogan).

[11/21/14 - 12:52 PM]
CBS Celebrates the Holidays with Very Merry Episodes
These original episodes join the previously announced holiday music specials as well as perennial holiday favorites.

[11/21/14 - 12:02 PM]
VH1 to Air Special Encore Presentation of "Behind the Music: Aaliyah" on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6PM and 10PM
Aaliyah's family members participated in the original production in 2001 and her brother approved the additions made in the updated 2012 version, which will be seen on Sunday.

[11/21/14 - 11:00 AM]
Season Three Premiere of Bounce TV's "Off The Chain" Series Reaches Over 1.7 Million Viewers
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19.

[11/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces 2015 Premiere Dates for Returning Favorite Series and an All-New Network Special
"The Haves and the Have Nots," "Love Thy Neighbor" and "Raising Whitley" are among the returning class.

[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Spike TV to Premiere "Lip Sync Battle" from Jimmy Fallon's Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant
The announcement was made by Jimmy Fallon last night on "The Tonight Show" during his interview with Stephen Merchant.

[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
"Home & Family" Primetime Holiday Special Premieres on Hallmark Channel November 24th
Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Genie Francis and Marilu Henner are among the scheduled guests.