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[06/15/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 15
Updates include: A&E cancels new drama "The Returned"; Morgan Spector to star in USA's "Paradise Pictures"; and Winona Ryder, David Harbour are both bound for Netflix's "Montauk."

[06/15/15 - 05:27 PM]
Mike Clements Joins Universal Television as Executive Vice President of Comedy Development
Clements has a long history on the comedy side, most recently at animation studio Bento Box where he was head of Creative Development and Original Programing.

[06/15/15 - 03:49 PM]
Bravo Renews "Shahs of Sunset" for Season Five
Plus: Bravo further spins the numbers for Monday, June 8.

[06/15/15 - 03:36 PM]
TNT's Monday Night Lineup Starts Strong
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, June 8.

[06/15/15 - 01:42 PM]
ABC's 2015 NBA Finals Game 5 Draws 20.5 Million Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 14.

[06/15/15 - 01:03 PM]
FX Networks Chomps Up All-Time Opening Weekend Box Office Champ "Jurassic World"
Starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, the thriller is the latest box office #1 to be acquired for television by FX Networks and its suite of networks - FX, FXX and FXM.

[06/15/15 - 01:02 PM]
Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra Launch Eighth "Oprah & Deepak 21-Day Meditation Experience" Titled "Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude"
This all-new, free 21-day meditation experience beginning on Monday, July 13, will help participants stop chasing the things they think they need to be happy and start finding true joy in each present moment.

[06/15/15 - 01:02 PM]
Jessie James Decker, Terrence Jenkins, Jonathan Scott, Emmitt Smith and Zuleyka Rivera to Judge the 2015 Miss USA Pageant July 12 (8-11 P.M. ET)
For the first time, Thomas Roberts teams up with Emmy nominated Cheryl Burke to host the annual competition.

[06/15/15 - 12:41 PM]
"Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" Returns to CMT for All-New Season Beginning July 18
Every week CMT will premiere back-to-back episodes.

[06/15/15 - 12:32 PM]
Ellen DeGeneres' Top-Rated Series Returns to HGTV
"Ellen's Design Challenge" returns to the network in January 2016 with several surprise guests joining the judging panel.

[06/15/15 - 12:22 PM]
Lacey Chabert Wakes Up to a New Family in "Family for Christmas" A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere July 11
Tyron Leitso stars alongside Chabert and young talent Milli Wilkinson along with Audrey Smallman join the talented cast.

[06/15/15 - 12:01 PM]
"Big Brother" Returns with the Biggest Cross-Platform Season Yet
This year, the popular 24/7 Big Brother Live Feeds join the CBS All Access subscription service which, for $5.99 a month, also gives fans the ability to watch every episode of "Big Brother" that has ever aired across multiple platforms.

[06/15/15 - 11:57 AM]
GSN Brings the World of Steampunk to New Original Skill-Based Competition Series, "Steampunk'd" Coming This Summer
Hosted by Jeannie Mai, the show seeks to find the most talented and versatile Steampunk designers in the country.

[06/15/15 - 10:51 AM]
E!'s Hit Series "The Royals" Begins Production on Season Two
Creator Mark Schwahn penned and will be directing episode 201 which will premiere in November.

[06/15/15 - 10:34 AM]
Video: "A Deadly Adoption" - Official Extended Trailer
The film, starring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig, premieres this Saturday, June 20 on Lifetime.

[06/15/15 - 10:27 AM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Surges to Multi-Month Highs Among Target Demos
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 10.

[06/15/15 - 10:11 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights Two More Seasons of the Original Drama Series "Bates Motel"
New episodes of "Bates Motel" will begin production later this year and will air over two seasons, starting in 2016.

[06/15/15 - 10:00 AM]
Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, Flo Rida and Meghan Trainor to Perform on NBC's Annual "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The show will be fired from four barges positioned between 23rd and 37th streets in midtown and from one double-barge positioned below the Brooklyn Bridge.

[06/15/15 - 09:48 AM]
USA Network Premieres New Original Drama Series "Colony" from Executive Producer Carlton Cuse, Legendary Television and Universal Cable Productions at San Diego's Comic-Con(R)
All events will feature stars Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Amanda Righetti, Peter Jacobson and executive producers Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal.

[06/15/15 - 09:45 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents "Soccer Superstar," Debuting Wednesday, July 8, at 9pm on Nicktoons' NickSports Block
Produced by Kristopher Lythgoe, the series will air on four consecutive nights, Wednesday, July 8, through Saturday, July 11, at 9:00/8:00c on Nicktoons.

[06/15/15 - 09:13 AM]
"Crazy Talk" to Premiere in National Syndication on Monday, September 14
Hosted by Tanisha Thomas and Ben Aaron, the series has been sold in 99% of the country for its debut in national syndication.

[06/15/15 - 09:02 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Launches Division-Wide "Summer of Creativity" Initiative to Help Inspire Youths to Change the World
The company will also fund over 100 Youth Service America grants to support individual youth-led projects that help make communities greener, safer, smarter, healthier or cleaner.

[06/15/15 - 08:59 AM]
"WWE Tough Enough(R)" Competitors Unveiled
Forty finalists attended tryouts last week at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, with only 13 making the final cut.

[06/15/15 - 08:49 AM]
"A.D. The Bible Continues" Maintains 100% of the Prior Week's Rating in Adults 18-49 and Grows Week to Week in Women 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 14.

[06/15/15 - 08:46 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "The Whispers" Continues to Surge in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, June 8.

[06/15/15 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Tower Over Competition for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage once again posts year-to-year gains.

[06/15/15 - 07:35 AM]
Ovation TV to Broadcast the 2015 Actors Hall of Fame Induction Special Saturday, October 10
The actors being inducted into the Hall of Fame and the hosts and guest presenters will be announced soon.

[06/15/15 - 07:13 AM]
Nickelodeon and Sid & Marty Krofft Unleash Playful Puppies for Preschoolers in "Mutt & Stuff" -- New Series Premiering Friday, July 10, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT)
Set in a unique school for dogs, the series stars Calvin Millan and his dad, Cesar, interacting with a cast of both real dogs and puppets at a canine school called Mutt & Stuff.

[06/15/15 - 06:44 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Finals Ever on ABC through Five Games
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, June 14.

[06/15/15 - 06:04 AM]
Second Season of Amazon Original Kids Series "Annedroids" Will Premiere for Amazon Prime Members in the US on Thursday, July 2
The new season features the voice of Geena Davis and is aimed at children aged six through 11.

[06/14/15 - 08:35 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Top Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/14/15 - 08:21 AM]
NBC, Featuring Coverage of NHL Stanley Cup Final Hockey, Dominates the Night in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 13.

[06/13/15 - 12:21 PM]
Record Pace Continues for FOX Sports' FIFA Women's Wold Cup 2015 Coverage
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its FIFA coverage to date.

[06/13/15 - 09:40 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with FIFA Women's Wold Cup
ABC then is the most-watched network with its mainstays "What Would You Do?" and "20/20."

[06/13/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks #1 in Its Time Period in Men 18-49 and Men 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 12.

[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.







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