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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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[03/16/18 - 12:58 PM]
Paramount Network Presents "It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards"
When Wayne Wolfe discovered that infamous serial killer Ed Edwards was his estranged grandfather he became compelled to answer one potentially life-altering question - are killers born, or are they made?

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
USA Network Renews "The Sinner" for Season 2
Season two lures Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) back to his hometown in rural New York to assess an unsettling and heart wrenching crime - parents murdered by their 11-year-old son, with no apparent motive.

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
"Elvis Presley: The Searcher," Two-Part Music Documentary Chronicling His Creative Journey, Debuts April 14 on HBO
The project follows his creative journey from childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

[03/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Jake McDorman and Nik Dodani Join the Cast of "Murphy Brown" When It Returns to CBS
McDorman will play Avery, Murphy's millennial journalist son who is following in his mother's footsteps, perhaps too closely, and has his mother's competitive spirit and quick wit.

[03/16/18 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Gives MacGyver a Run for His Money in All-New Series "Last Outpost"
Backcountry builders Clint Greathouse and Todd Anderson create one-of-a-kind builds, using nothing but recycled parts, out-of-the box creativity, and sheer determination.

[03/16/18 - 09:21 AM]
Food Network Launches New Snapchat Show "Chopped U" Headlined by Lazarus Lynch
New episodes of the six-week show air Sundays on Snapchat's Discover page, and previously released episodes will be available using Snapchat's Search feature.

[03/16/18 - 09:16 AM]
Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn and Lamorne Morris to Star in National Geographic's "Valley of the Boom," Six-Part Limited Series Set in '90s Tech Bubble from STXtv
John Karna, Oliver Cooper and Dakota Shapiro also star in the project.

[03/16/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Tournament Coverage
The Eye's primetime portion leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Reveals Premiere Date and Sneak Peek for "Patrick Melrose"
The Benedict Cumberbatch-led drama will launch on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:55 AM]
Freed's Bakery Serves Up More Show-Stopping Cakes in New Season of "Vegas Cakes"
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Monday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:10 AM]
EPIX Captures Espionage Drama "Deep State"
Starring Mark Strong and Joe Dempsie, the gritty new drama is set to premiere on Sunday, June 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:06 AM]
"Long Island Medium" Returns to TLC on Sunday, April 8th with All New Emotional Episodes and a Star-Studded Finale
Last December, the season ended with a question mark over Theresa and Larry's relationship as fans followed them through what has been their most emotional and personal journey yet.

[03/16/18 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim Kicks Down the Door to the Festival Market
Adult Swim announced today that it is expanding its portfolio of live experiences with the debut of the new Adult Swim Festival, October 6-7, in Downtown Los Angeles.

[03/16/18 - 06:31 AM]
"Bobby Kennedy for President" - A Netflix Original Documentary Series Directed by Dawn Porter Launches Globally April 27
The eye-opening and transformative four-part series utilizes rare and never-before-seen archival footage - much of it digitized for the first time - along with new interviews with those that worked closely with RFK and knew him well.

[03/15/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 15
Updates include: Missy Peregrym to lead "F.B.I." at CBS; Peyton List set to star in FOX's "Gone, Baby, Gone"; and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje cast in ABC's "The Fix."