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[06/12/15 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 12
Updates include: Sarah Shahi to drop by Showtime's "Ray Donovan"; Margaux Chatelier, Marc Duret latest bound for Starz's "Outlander"; and Skyler Stone to visit "Clipped" at TBS.

[06/12/15 - 02:14 PM]
ABC's 2015 NBA Finals Hit New Highs and "Kimmel Game Night" Spikes to Best Numbers in Its 8-Year History
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 11.

[06/12/15 - 02:03 PM]
Syfy's "Sharknado 3" Announces New Cameo Talent and Trailer
The third installment in the "Sharknado" franchise will also premiere on Syfy in 87 countries within 24 hours of the U.S. premiere.

[06/12/15 - 01:25 PM]
Radio Disney Country, a Modern, Multi-Platform Music Network, to Launch This Fall
The channel launch will coincide with the 2015 Country Music Association Awards in November and will live on the Radio Disney App, as well as on third party digital platforms.

[06/12/15 - 01:10 PM]
Amateur Competitors Try to Beat World-Class Athletes on All-New Special "Beat The Champions" Airing Tuesday, June 30, on FOX
Among the participants: four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin, Super Bowl champ superstar Rob Gronkowski and six-time NBA champ Scottie Pippen.

[06/12/15 - 12:03 PM]
Starz Signs "Power" Creator Courtney Kemp Agboh to Overall Deal
"Courtney is a highly regarded showrunner whose creative vision brings viewers into the two worlds of 'Power.' We are extremely pleased to continue our relationship with Courtney in the coming years," said Carmi Zlotnik.

[06/12/15 - 11:39 AM]
Brian Tyler Scores a Smash Hit with U.S. Open on FOX Theme Music
"Brian is one of Hollywood's hottest composers and we were honored that he chose the 'U.S. Open on FOX' theme as his next big project," said George Greenberg.

[06/12/15 - 10:05 AM]
HBO's "7 Days in Hell" Key Art
This outrageous sports "documentary" brings together Andy Samberg and Kit Harington for a look back at a pair of fictional players from the not-too-distant past, who played on the longest and greatest tennis match of all time.

[06/12/15 - 09:38 AM]
Animal Planet Hosts "Woofstock: Road to Puppy Bowl" Free Festival at Chicago's Stadium Green at Soldier Field with Eyes on Setting a Guinness World Record
The event is headlined by an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for "largest gathering of adopted pets," at 2:30 PM.

[06/12/15 - 09:30 AM]
ABC Family Casts Kaitlyn Leeb as Camille Belcourt for the Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Beautiful and cunning, Camille Belcourt is the sexy leader of the New York vampire clan.

[06/12/15 - 08:41 AM]
"Dateline" Matches Its Top Thursday Rating Since April 2
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 11.

[06/12/15 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Still Big for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage once again posts double-digit gains from a year ago.

[06/12/15 - 07:18 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Finals Ever on ABC through Four Games
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 11.

[06/11/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 11
Updates include: Nathan Phillips to lead "Hunters" for Syfy; Netflix releases new season of "Orange Is the New Black" early; and HBO presses pause on David Fincher's "Videosynchrazy."

[06/11/15 - 03:20 PM]
BET Networks & Roc Nation Sports Present throne boxing Featuring WBA Super Middleweight World Champion Andre Ward
Ward vs. Smith, a 12 round bout presented by Roc Nation Sports, takes place Saturday, June 20 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, will be televised live on BET.

[06/11/15 - 03:09 PM]
Nickelodeon at San Diego Comic-Con 2015
Nickelodeon heads to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015 to showcase its rich content through an innovative booth design, fan activations, talent-driven panels and more.

[06/11/15 - 02:25 PM]
FOX Sports Tees Up Complete Broadcast Schedule for 115th U.S. Open Championship
The effort is highlighted by more than 38 hours of live golf action, across FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1, in addition to continuous live-streaming available throughout the championship on FOX Sports GO.

[06/11/15 - 02:22 PM]
Starz Brings Scares and Swoons to San Diego Comic-Con 2015 with "Outlander" and "Ash vs Evil Dead"
Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Ronald D. Moore and Diana Gabaldon are among those on tap from the former series.

[06/11/15 - 01:53 PM]
Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett Suiting Up This Fall for the 14th Annual "CMT on Tour"
The pair revealed the tour on Twitter yesterday, followed by a joint appearance as co-presenters on the "2015 CMT Music Awards."

[06/11/15 - 01:02 PM]
Reigning CMA Vocal Group Of The Year, Little Big Town, Return to Host Summer's Hottest Concert Event: "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Tuesday, Aug. 4 on the ABC Television Network
"We are honored to host this incredible party for another year," exclaimed Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town.

[06/11/15 - 01:01 PM]
ABC Family Greenlights Scripted Drama Pilot "Stay"
"Stay" is an edge-of-your-seat thriller about a recently widowed police detective and his two daughters who are stranded at a foreboding hotel and must unravel the hotel's mysteries to escape.

[06/11/15 - 12:21 PM]
AMC Releases "Into the Badlands" First Look Photos
The network has ordered six, one-hour episodes for "Into the Badlands," which will premiere in late 2015.

[06/11/15 - 12:01 PM]
CNBC Announces Three New Primetime Original Series Coming This Summer
Plus: "American Greed" returns Friday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c with eight new episodes.

[06/11/15 - 11:42 AM]
"Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" Examines Boundaries of Technology Monitoring for Kids in "The Electronic Leash: Safety vs. Privacy," Premiering Tuesday, June 16, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special examines the boundaries of child safety and privacy, and discovers how kids and parents feel about the monitoring of technology.

[06/11/15 - 11:39 AM]
Adam Lambert to Rock Logo's Second Annual "Trailblazer Honors" During LGBT Pride Month
LGBT celebrities and allies including Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sir Ian McKellen, Raven Symone, Judith Light and more will be included throughout the event.

[06/11/15 - 11:24 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores Best 18-49 Demo in Five Weeks in Winning Late-Night Derby for Week of June 1-5
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 1-5.

[06/11/15 - 11:06 AM]
National Geographic Channel and Revelations Entertainment Partner on New Global Series "The Story of God"
Host Morgan Freeman will embark on an epic exploration and intimate reflection on God, immersing himself in religious experiences and rituals all around the world.

[06/11/15 - 10:46 AM]
ABC Posts Its Best Late-Night Performance in Adults 18-49 in 12 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 1-5.

[06/11/15 - 10:23 AM]
TLC and Roma Downey Team Up on "Answered Prayers"
Premiering Sunday, July 26, this six-part series follows the remarkable stories of people in life-threatening situations who have experienced moments so inexplicable, so incredible that they can only be described as divine intervention.

[06/11/15 - 10:23 AM]
Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's Lifetime Movie, "A Deadly Adoption" Set to Premiere Saturday, June 20
Inspired by a true story, the film is a high-stakes dramatic thriller about a successful couple (Ferrell and Wiig) who house and care for a pregnant woman (Jessica Lowndes) during the final months of her pregnancy with the hopes of adopting her unborn child.

[06/11/15 - 10:14 AM]
Tyrese Gibson and Rev Run Set to Bring Man School to Television in a New Primetime Series for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The eight episode weekly series will debut in early 2016.

[06/11/15 - 10:03 AM]
FX Networks Announces Its 2015 San Diego Comic-Con Slate
The network is bringing fan favorites "Archer," "American Horror Story" and "The Strain" to Comic-Con in San Diego this July along with Denis Leary's new comedy "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."

[06/11/15 - 09:53 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Blaze and the Monster Machines" Continues to Gain Speed with Season Three Pickup of Hit Animated Preschool Series
Additionally, current season episodes will feature celebrity guest voices including Joe Manganiello as Fire Chief and Mayim Bialik as Sphinx.

[06/11/15 - 09:49 AM]
NFL Analytics Expert Brian Burke Joins ESPN
Burke founded advancedfootballanalytics.com in 2006.

[06/11/15 - 09:23 AM]
TLC's "Love Lust or Run" First Series to Become Shoppable in Real Time Across Social Using Go2Buy(TM) Technology from Stylinity
Viewers can purchase the clothes and accessories worn by Stacy and the collaborators featured in the show by visiting TLC.com/LoveLustRun and Go2B.uy/@LoveLustRun, and through TLC's accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram as the show airs.

[06/11/15 - 08:58 AM]
Breeders' Cup Challenge Series Opens with Stephen Foster & Fleur de Lis from Churchill Downs This Sat., Live at 8 PM ET on NBCSN
Saturday's two-hour program will also include a special live tribute to Thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

[06/11/15 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos as "MasterChef" Rises
The network's cooking competition series leads the night among adults 18-49.

[06/11/15 - 08:35 AM]
Rebroadcast of "American Ninja Warrior" Grows by 38% from Its First Half-Hour to Its Fourth in 18-49 Rating and by 32% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 10.

[06/11/15 - 08:25 AM]
"Celebrity Wife Swap" Hits Season Highs and Improves Its Slot by 38% Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 10.

[06/11/15 - 08:07 AM]
A&E Network's Real Life Series "Big Smo" Returns for a Second Season on July 21 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series follows larger-than-life country rapper, Big Smo, as he continues on his wild ride to fame while staying true to his deep Southern roots, lifelong friends, loyal fans and most importantly, his beloved family.

[06/11/15 - 08:01 AM]
Saddle Up for More Wild West Showdowns with the Return of American Heroes Channel's #1 Original Series "Gunslingers"
Each episode profiles a legendary character of the Old West from the unique P.O.V. of the icon himself, exposing their often little-known adventures, and how their fearless pursuit of freedom and profit still resonates in America today.

[06/11/15 - 07:36 AM]
Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Michael B. Jordan and Zendaya - "BET Awards" 2015 is Pulling Out All the Stops for the 15th Anniversary of Music's Biggest Night
The star power continues as the network also announced that actor Michael B. Jordan and entertainer Zendaya will take the stage as presenters during the 15th Anniversary of the annual highly-anticipated televised event.

[06/10/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 10
Updates include: Ashley Greene joins the cast of DirecTV's "Rogue"; "Outlander" bulks up cast for season two; and Cristine Rose latest to reprise role for NBC's "Heroes Reborn."

[06/10/15 - 10:30 PM]
Carrie Underwood Dominates the 2015 "CMT Music Awards" Winning Three; Sets New Record for Overall Wins in Show History
Underwood owned the night winning three coveted buckle awards, setting a new record with four consecutive wins in a row (her fifth total) for Video of the Year for "Something in the Water."

[06/10/15 - 02:07 PM]
ABC Beats the Other Nets' Combined in Prime Among Adults 18-49 for the 3rd Straight Night with Its 2015 NBA Finals Coverage
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 9.

[06/10/15 - 02:06 PM]
ABC Announces Summer Block Party Dates Featuring Advanced Screenings of New Fall Shows "Blood & Oil," "Quantico" and "The Muppets" in a State-of-the-Art Mobile Cinema by Cinetransformer
All screenings will take place inside the Cinetransformer which is a 91-seat mobile cinema housed in a 53-foot double-expandable trailer that replicates every facet of a movie theater experience.

[06/10/15 - 01:56 PM]
Live From New York... It's "Lip Sync Battle!!"
LL Cool J, a proud native New Yorker will host the LIVE event and New York City resident Chrissy Teigen will provide the color commentary.

[06/10/15 - 01:26 PM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans Tonight
Starting at 8pm ET/5pm PT, fans can tweet Taylor Spreitler at @taylorspreitler and Greer Grammer at @Greer_Grammer and use #MelissaandJoeychat in their messages.

[06/10/15 - 01:20 PM]
New Series Join The CW's Saturday Morning Block "One Magnificent Morning"
"Dog Town, USA," and "Save Our Shelter" will demonstrate the powerful interaction between humans and animals with a focus on our canine companions.

[06/10/15 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders More "Episodes"
"We are so pleased to continue working with David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik, two of the sharpest creative minds in comedy, along with the incredibly talented cast, led by Matt LeBlanc," said David Nevins.







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[06/19/19 - 01:51 PM]
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[06/19/19 - 12:03 PM]
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[06/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[06/19/19 - 11:56 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 11:42 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 10:33 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 10:31 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 10:06 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 10:05 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 10:01 AM]
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The streaming service broke the news via social media this morning.

[06/19/19 - 09:59 AM]
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[06/19/19 - 09:40 AM]
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Based on Julia Quinn's best-selling series of novels, Bridgerton, is set in the sexy, lavish and competitive world of Regency London high society.

[06/19/19 - 09:01 AM]
Seth Carr, Tichina Arnold, Adam Pally and Ken Marino Star Alongside WWE Superstars in Jay Karas' "The Main Event" for Netflix and WWE Studios
After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar.

[06/19/19 - 08:25 AM]
HGTV Signs Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Host of 10 New Episodes of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
"I was so inspired by the original series and now I can't wait to help families as the new host of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,'" said Ferguson.