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[06/17/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 17
Updates include: FOX orders presentation for animation/live-action hybrid "Son of Zahn"; Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson team for "The Ranch" at Netflix; and Bill Fagerbakke to return for NBC's "Coach" revival.

[06/17/15 - 02:25 PM]
Tuesday Record Viewership: U.S. Open Week
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/17/15 - 02:18 PM]
ABC Dominates Tuesday with Its Top Adult 18-49 Rating on the Night in 10-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/17/15 - 01:35 PM]
Disney's Hit Animated Series "Phineas and Ferb" Last Day of Summer Episode Delivers Record Ratings for Disney XD
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Friday, June 12.

[06/17/15 - 01:29 PM]
Melissa Rivers Joins Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski as New Co-Host of E!'s "Fashion Police" When the Hit Comedy Series Returns August 31st
In each episode, the trio will be joined by two additional rotating celebrity guests, including comedians, stylists, actors and more.

[06/17/15 - 01:19 PM]
Another U.S. Match, More Records During FOX Sports' FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Coverage
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/17/15 - 11:30 AM]
"Masters of Illusion" Returns with More Mind-Bending Magic on Friday, July 10
The second cycle for The CW features more great escapes, fascinating sleight of hand, and large scale illusions, all in front of a studio audience.

[06/17/15 - 11:12 AM]
HGTV Renews Emmy-Nominated "Flea Market Flip" Starring Good Morning America Co-Host Lara Spencer
Spencer, who serves as host, creator and executive producer, is a designer and longtime flea market enthusiast and will continue to lead the action in 14 new half-hour episodes.

[06/17/15 - 11:07 AM]
"Big Brother" Announces This Summer's New Twist, "BB Takeover," Featuring Weekly Surprise Guests Who Will Shake Up the House Each and Every Week
In addition, Houseguests this season will live in a modern steel beach house that features a towering Sky Bridge.

[06/17/15 - 11:02 AM]
Spike TV and True Value Announce Major Partnership for the Network's Popular Series, "Catch a Contractor"
True Value products and retailer experts will be featured in both in-show visual integrations and a special vignette hosted by Skip Bedell.

[06/17/15 - 11:01 AM]
Guys Choice Premieres June 18 at 9:00 p.m. on Spike, Salma Hayek and Chris Pratt Accept Top Honors
"Guys Choice 2015," co-hosted by Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, saw Salma Hayek and Chris Pratt taking home top honors at its June 6 taping.

[06/17/15 - 10:49 AM]
Destination America Is Serving Up a Spread of Dad's BBQ Favorites - Binge Watch "BBQ Pitmasters" During the Father's Day All-Day Buffet!
These episodes are dishing out a fiery line-up of competition, with chefs from coast-to-coast ready to duke it out from behind the grill.

[06/17/15 - 10:13 AM]
Celebrate Father's Day All Weekend Long with El Rey Network as They Salute the Father of Kung Fu Cinema, Chang Cheh, With Over 40 Hours of His Most Hard Hitting Work
Starting Saturday, June 20 at 6 AM ET, El Rey Network will be playing 10 of his most action packed fan favorites.

[06/17/15 - 09:47 AM]
"Bad Girls Club: Back for More" Premieres Tuesday, August 11 at 8PM ET/PT on Oxygen
Life coach Laura Baron helps each girl empower themselves, curb their tempers and reach their personal goals.

[06/17/15 - 09:24 AM]
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.

[06/17/15 - 09:03 AM]
Three-Time Emmy(R)-Winning Actor Aaron Paul Cast in Hulu Original "The Way" (wt)
Paul will play Eddie Cleary, a convert to a controversial movement with a wayward past.

[06/17/15 - 09:02 AM]
Transgender Teen Nicole Maines Cast in a Special Episode of USA Network's "Royal Pains"
Maines will play "Anna," a teenage choreographer who is transgender, whom Hank treats and soon discovers that some of the hormones she is taking for her transition may be endangering her health.

[06/17/15 - 08:44 AM]
"Talent" Scores the Highest Rating of the Past Week for Any Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/17/15 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Close on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 6 eclipses the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/17/15 - 07:59 AM]
TV One's Hit Series "Hollywood Divas" Returns to Reclaim the Spotlight on Wednesday, July 15 at 9PM/ET
Golden Brooks, Paula Jai Parker, Countess Vaughn, Lisa Wu and Elise Neal are all back for a new season.

[06/17/15 - 07:33 AM]
Video: First Trailer - IFC Teases "Documentary Now!"
This "slightly off" look at history is created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers, and stars Armisen and Hader.

[06/17/15 - 07:06 AM]
Science Channel to Air "Outrageous Acts of Summer Week" Beginning Saturday, June 20th
Science Channel viewers have an amazing opportunity to help create an episode of "Outrageous Acts of Science" by going to ScienceChannel.com to vote on their favorite clips from the series.

[06/17/15 - 07:02 AM]
TV Land's Hit Comedy "Younger" Wraps First Season, Setting Audience Records for TV Land
TV Land further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[06/17/15 - 06:50 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Finals Ever on ABC
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/16/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 16
Updates include: Lewis Black cast in ABC's "Madoff"; Kimberly Elise among the latest bound for HBO's "Confirmation"; and Regina King set as series regular on ABC's "American Crime."

[06/16/15 - 04:02 PM]
The 2015 "CMT Music Awards" Delivers Nearly 17 Million Viewers
CMT further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 10.

[06/16/15 - 03:49 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" and "Redwood Kings" Return with More Arboreal Creations on Friday, July 10
Look for both series back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/16/15 - 03:26 PM]
Shane Farley Named Executive Producer of New Daytime Lifestyle Show "FABLife"
Joining Farley for the daily show, which premieres in September and features supermodel and entrepreneur Tyra Banks leading a panel of diverse lifestyle experts, are Rebecca Mayer as co-executive producer, and Karl Newton and George Davilas as senior supervising producers.

[06/16/15 - 03:23 PM]
Record Monday Viewership: U.S. Open Week
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Monday, June 15.

[06/16/15 - 03:11 PM]
2015 Stanley Cup Final Is Second-Most Watched on Record
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date.

[06/16/15 - 02:17 PM]
Discovery Announces "Shark Week" 2015 Schedule Premiering Sunday, July 5 to Sunday, July 12
This year's stunt will feature a total of 19 hours of primetime programming, the most hours in its 28-year history.

[06/16/15 - 01:47 PM]
Opening Weekend Doubleheader Sees Viewership Increase Over 2014 Opener
ESPN spins the WNBA numbers for Sunday, June 14.

[06/16/15 - 01:40 PM]
Universal Television Brings "Heroes Reborn" and "Grimm" to Comic-Con
Moderated by returning cast member Greg Grunberg, participate in a Q&A session with Tim Kring and the cast: Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Gatlin Green, Henry Zebrowski, Judith Shekoni, Danika Yarosh and Rya Kihlstedt.

[06/16/15 - 01:21 PM]
CBS Shuffles Remaining Episodes of "The Briefcase"
Look for the show's final two installments of the season on special nights and times.

[06/16/15 - 01:11 PM]
Strong Performance by "Island Hunters" Helped HGTV Earn #1 Rank on Sunday Night
HGTV spins the numbers for the week of June 8-14.

[06/16/15 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel's Emmy-Nominated Hit Series "Brain Games" Kicks Off the Summer with a Two-Night Special Event
Kicking off the summer and just before the July 4 weekend, host, futurist and "Shots of Awe" creator Jason Silva hits the streets of New York and Las Vegas with new, captivating social experiments that reveal mysteries of the human mind.

[06/16/15 - 12:28 PM]
Investigation Discovery Joins the Manhunt in "Prison Break: Killers on the Run"
Presented under ID's "instamentary" series strand, "Front Page," and produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, the special premieres on Thursday, June 18.

[06/16/15 - 12:16 PM]
Pucker Up! New Series "Love at First Kiss" Set to Premiere in Fall 2015 on VH1
The eight-episode series will bring together two strangers, both single and looking for love, who use just a kiss as their initial greeting and first and only impression.

[06/16/15 - 11:50 AM]
AMC and SundanceTV Announce New Roles, Senior Leadership Structure
Among the announcements: the elevation of Joel Stillerman to President of Original Programming and Development for both AMC and SundanceTV.

[06/16/15 - 11:46 AM]
Spike TV and Bellator MMA Present the Definitive Look at Two of the Most Well-Known and Complicated Fighters in MMA History with "Finally: Kimbo vs. Shamrock"
Produced by Leigh Simons, the one-hour documentary debuts on Wednesday, June 17 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/16/15 - 11:27 AM]
Two WE tv Originals Rank as Cable's Top 5 Performers Among W25-54 On Thursday Night!
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, June 11.

[06/16/15 - 11:01 AM]
A&E Network Debuts a Star-Studded Night of Summer Premieres
Look for the return of "Wahlburgers" and "Donnie Loves Jenny" plus the debut of "Lachey's Bar" on Wednesday, July 15.

[06/16/15 - 10:08 AM]
Starz Gives Green Light to "American Gods" from FremantleMedia North America
Bryan Fuller and Michael Green will pen and showrun the series, which is based on Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel.

[06/16/15 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Family Casts Jade Hassoune as Meliorn for the Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Meliorn, a handsome and elegant fairy, also known as a Seelie, is a creature that is equal parts angel and demon.

[06/16/15 - 09:55 AM]
First Look - Kerry Washington as Anita Hill on the Set of the HBO Film, "Confirmation"
The pay channel releases the first image from the upcoming original telefilm.

[06/16/15 - 09:41 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Season Three of the Critically-Acclaimed Hit Drama "Penny Dreadful"
The second season, currently airing on Sundays at 10:00/9:00c, will air its season finale on Sunday, July 5.

[06/16/15 - 09:07 AM]
New Bounce TV Series "Mann & Wife" is a Hit, Delivers Nearly Six Million Viewers in Season One, Renewed and Will Return in 2016
The series delivered more than 5.7 million viewers and 3.7 million homes across all plays in its first season on the air.

[06/16/15 - 09:05 AM]
Syfy Announces 2015 San Diego International Comic-Con Panels
"The Expanse," "Childhood's End," "12 Monkeys," "Dominion," "Z Nation" and "Sharknado 3" are among the featured projects.

[06/16/15 - 09:04 AM]
New Season of "Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell" Premieres Sunday, July 12th
The Adult Swim original series will air Sunday nights at 12:15 AM ET.

[06/16/15 - 08:43 AM]
TV One's "HelloBeautiful Interludes Live: Johnny Gill" Special Premieres Saturday, June 20, 10 P.M. ET
As part of TV One's "Black Music Month" programming, the one-hour special treats viewers to an exclusive performance recently taped at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.







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[06/25/19 - 02:03 PM]
WarnerMedia Orders Patrick Somerville's "Made for Love" and "Station Eleven" for Streaming Service
The projects are based on the novels by Alissa Nutting and Emily St. John Mandel, respectively.

[06/25/19 - 01:16 PM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres All-New Original Series "Til Death Do Us Part"
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/25/19 - 01:01 PM]
HBO Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Landing with Special Encore of Emmy(R)-Winning Miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon"
On Monday, July 15, all 12 digitally remastered episodes will launch on HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO On Demand.

[06/25/19 - 12:24 PM]
Rob Riggle Dives Into the Ultimate "Shark Trip" for Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2019
In addition, Riggle will do double duty as host of Shark Week's late-night talk show "Shark After Dark."

[06/25/19 - 12:01 PM]
Two-Part Documentary "I Love You, Now Die," A Deeper Look at the Texting Suicide Case That Made National Headlines, Debuts July 9 and 10, Exclusively on HBO
This discovery sparked sensational headlines nationwide, leading to a trial that raised difficult questions about technology, social media and mental health, while asking if one person can be held responsible for the suicide of another.

[06/25/19 - 11:02 AM]
Michael Gladis and Lorenza Izzo Join "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" as Upcoming Showtime(R) Drama Series Rounds Out Cast
The series stars Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Kerry Bishé, Adriana Barraza, Rory Kinnear, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves and Nathan Lane.

[06/25/19 - 10:48 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and OZY Media Announce New Four-Part Series "OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN the Conversation"
Carlos Watson hosts four one-hour episodes featuring a panel of celebrity guests and 100 Black women with a focus on key issues including love and relationships, motherhood, beauty, and mind, body and soul.

[06/25/19 - 10:15 AM]
TLC Will Air "JFK Jr. and Carolyn's Wedding: The Lost Tapes" July 13 at 8PM ET/PT
"As the leading destination for weddings, TLC is immensely proud to air this intimate look into the exclusive and historic wedding of 'American royalty,' which captivated and delighted the world," said Howard Lee.

[06/25/19 - 09:03 AM]
"Good Talk with Anthony Jeslenik" Premieres September 6 on Comedy Central
Over the course of six episodes, Jeselnik will sit down with David Spade, Kristen Schaal, Kumail Nanjiani, Natasha Leggero, Nick Kroll, and Tig Notaro.

[06/25/19 - 09:01 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Welcomes a New Class of Wildlife Stars in "Orangutan Jungle School"
All episodes will be available to stream Friday, August 2 on Smithsonian Channel Plus, with the first two episodes free for those without a subscription.

[06/25/19 - 08:33 AM]
Bobby Flay Heats Things Up on Food Network This Summer with New Series "BBQ Brawl: Flay v. Symon" and "The Flay List"
Look for both series on Thursday nights in August on the cable channel.

[06/25/19 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Keeps Top Spot with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet again takes home a victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/24/19 - 12:00 PM]
George Clooney to Direct and Star in Untitled Mark L. Smith Project for Netflix
This post-apocalyptic tale follows the parallel stories of Augustine (Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to make contact with the crew of the Aether spacecraft as they try to return home to Earth.

[06/24/19 - 11:31 AM]
TLC's Sizzling Summer Lineup Brings the Heat with Series Premiere of "The Family Chantel" and Return of "Before the 90 Days"
Fans will get an extra special dose of Pedro and Chantel in the first ever spinoff of the "90 Day" franchise following an individual couple, "The Family Chantel," premiering Monday, July 22.

[06/24/19 - 11:25 AM]
"Yellowstone" Season Two Premiere Draws 5 Million Total Viewers, Making It Cable's Most-Watched Original Telecast This Summer
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 19.