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[08/28/13 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 28
Updates include: Paul Giamatti to star in FX's "Hoke"; Lisa Kudrow to recur on ABC's "Scandal"; and Michael Phelps to cameo on the winter premiere of USA's "Suits."

[08/28/13 - 10:00 PM]
Top Four Home Cooks Named on "MasterChef"
In next week's all-new two-hour episode airing Wednesday, September 4, the final four cooks will split into two teams in the mystery box challenge.

[08/28/13 - 05:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Pretty Little Liars" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The Chase," Comedy Central's "The Jeselnik Offensive" and Discovery's "Porter Ridge."

[08/28/13 - 05:02 PM]
Style Media's "Giuliana & Bill" and "Hot Listings Miami" Continue to Deliver as Both Series Hit Season Highs
Style spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 27.

[08/28/13 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Summer Finale Becomes #1 "Most Tweeted" TV Series Telecast Ever with Nearly 1.9 million Tweets
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 27.

[08/28/13 - 02:47 PM]
Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter Star as Legendary Couple Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in BBC America's "Burton and Taylor"
The film - originally slated for Sunday, October 20 - will now premiere Wednesday, October 16 as part of "Dramaville."

[08/28/13 - 02:39 PM]
Ravenswood Holds More Than Just the Liars' Secrets in the Annual Halloween Episode of "Pretty Little Liars" and the Series Premiere of "Ravenswood," Airing Tuesday, October 22nd
The special episode, entitled "Grave New World," will kick off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by the debut of said spin-off at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/28/13 - 01:57 PM]
National Geographic Channel Explores the 21st Century Gold Rush in the New Series "Yukon Gold"
The series will air Thursdays at 7:00/6:00c beginning September 5 on the network.

[08/28/13 - 01:09 PM]
HGTV's "Brother vs. Brother" First Season Scores Ratings Success
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, August 25.

[08/28/13 - 11:32 AM]
Drag Racing's Biggest Event Featured on ESPN This Weekend
Expanded qualifying and eliminations telecasts will culminate with six consecutive hours on Labor Day Monday, September 2, the final day of competition, on ESPN2.

[08/28/13 - 11:02 AM]
Twenty-Nine of ESPN's 37 2013-14 Big Ten College Basketball Games Involve a Ranked Team
Overall, 37 conference games will be televised across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU, highlighted by 10 games pitting ranked teams against each other.

[08/28/13 - 10:42 AM]
Style Media Invades Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with Comprehensive Coverage September 5-12
Additionally, Style partners with VEVO and Pinterest to bring a variety of original content to passionistas at home.

[08/28/13 - 10:39 AM]
"Melissa & Joey" Guest Stars Doris Roberts and Marissa Jaret Winokur to Participate in Live Twitter Chats for New Comedy Wednesdays
They'll be up on @Doris_Roberts and @MarissaJWinokur during the East Coast telecast of tonight's episode.

[08/28/13 - 10:32 AM]
TLC Adds Two More Episodes of "Breaking Amish: LA"
Both hour-long episodes will air back-to-back on Sunday, September 29 starting at 9:00/8:00c, and serve as the season finale.

[08/28/13 - 10:27 AM]
Top Talent from Television, Film and Sports Join "Teach," a New Two-Hour Special Celebrating Teachers in America, Premiering Friday, Sept. 6 on the CBS Television Network
Jon Cryer, Anna Faris, Paul George, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Allison Janney, Rashida Jones and Jerry O'Connell are among those slated to appear.

[08/28/13 - 10:10 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Orders New Original Docu-Series "Crazy.Sexy.Life." from Core Media Group
Look for a special sneak preview on Tuesday, September 3 at 10:00/9:00c following the fall finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots."

[08/28/13 - 10:09 AM]
E!'s "Fashion Police" Kicks Off Annual Month-Long "September Issue" Event on Friday, September 6th at 9:00PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a special Emmy spectacular on Monday, September 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/28/13 - 10:03 AM]
Disney XD's Comedy-Filled "Crash & Bernstein" Returns for a Second Season on Monday, October 7
Plus: Season one culminates on Monday, September 9 with a special one-hour episode, "Crash on the Run."

[08/28/13 - 08:44 AM]
ESPN Deportes and ESPNEWS Now Available on WatchESPN
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and ESPN Goal Line/Buzzer Beater are already available via said app.

[08/28/13 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Makes It Six Wins in a Row for NBC
Plus: The CW's "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" see week-to-week gains.

[08/28/13 - 08:31 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49, Topping the #2 Telecast by a 69% Margin
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 27.

[08/28/13 - 08:19 AM]
ABC Pushes "America's Funniest Home Videos" Return Back a Week to October 13
The Alphabet will opt for a rebroadcast of "Once Upon a Time" on its previously announced premiere, Sunday, October 6 at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/28/13 - 07:47 AM]
Mo Rocca's Back in the Kitchen Learning to Cook from America's Grandparents in Returning Series "My Grandmother's Ravioli"
An all-new, 13-episode season premieres Wednesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[08/28/13 - 06:30 AM]
ESPN Digital Media Remains No. 1 Across Platforms in July
ESPN spins the digital numbers for the month of July.

[08/27/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 27
Updates include: David Morrissey to lead AMC's "Line of Sight"; John Wells to bring "Outbreak" to the small screen at NBC; and Sean Jablonski lands pilot order at USA.

[08/27/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 27
Next week the competition heats up when guest judges Paula Abdul and Olympic Gold medalist Gabby Douglas join the judging panel.

[08/27/13 - 04:31 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Longmire" Goes Out on Top in Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Glickman," Disney XD's "Xiaolin Chronicles" and Syfy's "Rewind."

[08/27/13 - 02:52 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" as Season Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Series with 1.8 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for a reunion special on Monday, September 2 and the "The Crew Tells All" special on Monday, September 9.

[08/27/13 - 02:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: MTV Overshadows Competition with "Video Music Awards"
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Eat, Drive, Love," Nickelodeon's "Wendell & Vinnie" and OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[08/27/13 - 02:45 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon's "Swindle," Lifetime's "Escape from Polygamy" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for AMC's "Hell on Wheels," Starz's "The White Queen" and Showtime's "All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo."

[08/27/13 - 02:28 PM]
TV Land's Legendary "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" Reunion on "Hot In Cleveland" Airs Next Week
Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel guest star as part of the one-hour season finale.

[08/27/13 - 02:19 PM]
Discovery Channel Breaches the August Waters and Delivers the Most Watched August in Network History
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[08/27/13 - 01:30 PM]
"American Horror Story: Coven" to Premiere October 9 at 10:00 PM E/P on FX
Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, Denis O'Hare, Emma Roberts, and Patti LuPone all star in the new season.

[08/27/13 - 12:51 PM]
Animal Planet Sets Sizzling Summer Ratings Records with Best Summer Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:27 PM]
OWN Delivers Highest Rated Month in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:25 PM]
The Hub Network Continues to Climb in August with Year-to-Date Gains in Total Day and Primetime in All Key Demos
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Family Ranks as Cable TV's #1 Network in Prime for the 2nd Consecutive Summer in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/27/13 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Makes Another Summer Splash as #1 Network in Total Viewers, Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/27/13 - 11:49 AM]
For the Third Month in a Row, Adult Swim Ranked #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/27/13 - 11:41 AM]
World Premiere National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD Simulcast Event Reveals New Animal Behaviors Documented for the First Time
Boone Smith hosts "Secret Life of Predators," a four-part event premiering Friday, September 20.

[08/27/13 - 11:41 AM]
"Under the Dome" Dominates Monday in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, August 26.

[08/27/13 - 11:25 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's #1 Syndie Talker with Year-to-Year Gains Across the Board
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of August 12-16.

[08/27/13 - 11:18 AM]
2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" Delivers Immediate Sales, Chart and Social Spikes for Performers and Nominees
Both Miley Cyrus and Rob Thicke saw immediate chart and sales spikes following their "We Can't Stop/ Blurred Lines/ Give It 2 U" medley.

[08/27/13 - 11:06 AM]
Discovery Channel Reveals Story About the First-Call Heroes of September 11th with "9/11 Firehouse"
Narrated by NBC's Willie Geist, the one-hour special premieres on Wednesday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/13 - 10:38 AM]
"America's Game: 2012 Baltimore Ravens" Debuts Exclusively on NFL Network Monday, September 2 at 9:00 PM ET
The one-hour edition of the Emmy-Award winning series features exclusive interviews with Super Bowl MVP & quarterback Joe Flacco, linebacker Ray Lewis, and head coach John Harbaugh.

[08/27/13 - 10:38 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Jumped 13% Week to Week To Match Its Season High
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 26.

[08/27/13 - 10:37 AM]
VH1 Reaps a Harvest of New Series and Returning Favorites This Fall
Highlights include the return of "Black Ink Crew" on Monday, September 23 and "Best Week Ever" on Friday, September 20.

[08/27/13 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's "Mistresses" Is Up 11% on Its Move to 9pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 26.

[08/27/13 - 10:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Under the Dome" Rises in Latest CBS Victory
The Eye's scripted hit delivers its best demo numbers since August 5.

[08/27/13 - 10:16 AM]
America's Favorite Comedy Sweetheart, Betty White, Hosts "TV's Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special" Airing Sept. 1 on NBC
Popular stars featured in the clips will share revealing, behind-the-scenes commentary about what led to each classic moment.







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[12/10/19 - 08:20 AM]
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[12/10/19 - 08:16 AM]
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[12/10/19 - 08:15 AM]
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[12/10/19 - 07:33 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 03:01 PM]
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The special will feature director J.J. Abrams and cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Kelly Marie Tran and Keri Russell.

[12/09/19 - 11:02 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 10:05 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 09:14 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 09:02 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 09:00 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 08:11 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 08:00 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 06:31 AM]
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[12/09/19 - 05:23 AM]
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