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[07/11/11 - 10:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 11
Updates include: Logo announces four new projects; Christopher McDonald upped to regular on NBC's "Harry's Law"; and Michelle Krusiec to visit FOX's "Fringe."

[07/11/11 - 09:21 PM]
Video: The First Look at TNT's New Series "Dallas"
Check out the debut promo for the series, due to premiere next summer.

[07/11/11 - 05:54 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Smackdown" Leads Demo Race
Disney's trio of originals however are the most-watched programs on the night.

[07/11/11 - 04:59 PM]
Exclusive: NBC to Wrap "Love Bites" on July 21, Leaving One Episode Shelved
Repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" will fill the Thursday, 10:00/9:00c hour beginning July 28.

[07/11/11 - 03:15 PM]
TV Land's "Happily Divorced" Hits Series High
TV Land spins the numbers for the season to date.

[07/11/11 - 02:33 PM]
Disney's "Phineas and Ferb" Unveil "Perry the Platy-bus On Tour" in Times Square
The tour celebrates the top-rated animated series and kicks off the countdown to "Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension," premiering Friday, August 5.

[07/11/11 - 02:32 PM]
Diane Sawyer's Exclusive "Primetime" Interview With Jaycee Dugard to Re-Air Saturday, July 16 at 9:00 PM, ET on ABC
The two-hour special drew nearly 15 million viewers when it first aired on Sunday, July 10.

[07/11/11 - 01:37 PM]
MTV Spotlights Stories of Adoption in the "16 and Pregnant: Adoption Special" Premiering Tuesday, July 12 at 11PM ET/PT Following a New Episode of "Teen Mom"
"Teen Mom's" Catelynn and Tyler and "16 and Pregnant's" Ashley are among the featured participants.

[07/11/11 - 01:03 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Comedy "Melissa & Joey" Picked Up for 2nd Season
The comedy will return in 2012 following its current 18-episode run this summer and fall.

[07/11/11 - 12:37 PM]
Harry Smith Named Correspondent, NBC News Primetime Newsmagazine
He'll join the previously announced Brian Williams on the project, which will feature the talented correspondents and anchors of NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC.

[07/11/11 - 12:23 PM]
WBTV and TV Guide Magazine Team Up for Comic-Con Special Issue
"The Big Bang Theory," "Chuck," "Fringe" and "The Vampire Diaries" will appear on four different collectible covers.

[07/11/11 - 10:58 AM]
Lifetime to Premiere Unscripted Series "Picker Sisters" on August 2
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's" Tracy Hutson and Tanya McQueen topline the project, formerly known as "To Live & Buy."

[07/11/11 - 10:48 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and TLC Seal Off-Network Licensing Deal to Acquire "Undercover Boss" from CBS Television Distribution
Regularly scheduled episodes of the hit series are set to begin airing in the fall of 2012.

[07/11/11 - 10:17 AM]
ESPN Classic Is the New Cable Home for "Friday Night Lights"
Repeats of the acclaimed drama kick off tomorrow, July 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/11/11 - 09:49 AM]
"There's Something Wrong With Aunt Diane" Examines the Mysterious 2009 Taconic State Parkway Tragedy when It Debuts July 25 on HBO
The project comes from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus, director of "The Farm: Angola, USA."

[07/11/11 - 09:44 AM]
"Big Brother" Posts Its Best Sunday Premiere Ever in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, July 10.

[07/11/11 - 09:21 AM]
Comedy Central(R) To Present "Ugly Americans" and "Futurama" Panels At Comic-Con(R) International 2011 In San Diego
Panels are on tap for each series on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23, respectively.

[07/11/11 - 09:20 AM]
ABC's "Primetime with Diane Sawyer" is TV's Top Summer Newsmag in 7 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 10.

[07/11/11 - 08:52 AM]
Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Returns to the City of Angels for Its Fifth Season on Thurdsay, August 18 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
This season, she calls on celebrity friends Tori Spelling and Jenny McCarthy to provide expert advice for her hapless millionaires.

[07/11/11 - 08:49 AM]
Eight Top-Notch Food Trucks Hit the Road for High-Stakes Trip of a Lifetime in Season Two of "The Great Food Truck Race"
Tyler Florence once again hosts the new season, premiering Sunday, August 14 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[07/11/11 - 08:44 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Jaycee Dugard Special Delivers for ABC
Nearly 15 million viewers tune into the special edition of "Primetime."

[07/11/11 - 08:04 AM]
VH1 Classic Declares 11-11-11 "National Metal Day"
Said event includes the premiere of "Metal Evolution," an 11-episode docu-series produced by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn of Banger Films.

[07/11/11 - 07:59 AM]
A&E Premieres New Original Series "American Hoggers" on Tuesday, August 16 at 10PM ET/PT
The series, from executive producer Thom Beers, follows former Texas Ranger and legendary hog hunter Jerry Campbell.

[07/11/11 - 07:22 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Cops," Comedies Put FOX in Front
"Family Guy" and "The Cleveland Show" make their repeat debut on the night.

[07/11/11 - 06:11 AM]
Will.i.am to Serve as "Choice" DJ and Jason Derulo Set to Perform at "Teen Choice 2011" Airing Live Sunday, August 7, on FOX
Also slated to appear: Tyra Banks, Jason Bateman, Kirsten Bell, Rachel Bilson, Cat Deeley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Gillian Jacobs.

[07/11/11 - 06:01 AM]
Nominees Announced for Do Something Awards - Voting Open for Fans
Jane Lynch hosts the event, airing Thursday, August 18 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1.

[07/11/11 - 12:10 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Three Inches" (Syfy)

[07/11/11 - 12:09 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Alphas" (Syfy)

[07/11/11 - 12:02 AM]
"We The People with Gloria Allred" a Firm "Go" on NBC Owned Television Stations
New York's WNBC, Los Angeles' KNBC, Chicago's WMAQ, Dallas's KXAS, San Francisco's KNTV, San Diego's KNSD and Hartford's WVIT are among the participating stations.

[07/09/11 - 09:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20," Repeats Lift ABC
Second runs of "Shark Tank" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" help power the Alphabet's demo win.

[07/08/11 - 10:56 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Georgetown" (ABC)

[07/08/11 - 10:55 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Revenge" (ABC)

[07/08/11 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 8
Updates include: Charles Mesure joins ABC's "Desperate Housewives"; Lamorne Morris joins FOX's "New Girl"; and James Wolk to visit Showtime's "Shameless."

[07/08/11 - 05:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: USA's "Burn Notice" Remains Most-Watched
History's "Swamp People" however retains the adults 18-49 crown.

[07/08/11 - 12:50 PM]
TLC Set to Premiere New Episodes of "LA Ink" Thursday, July 28th at 10PM (ET/PT)
The series returns with eight new episodes from the back half of its fourth season.

[07/08/11 - 12:40 PM]
USA Continues to Dominate the Summer - Seven Hit Shows, Five Nights - Unprecedented in the Television Landscape
USA spins the numbers for Thursday, July 7.

[07/08/11 - 12:05 PM]
TLC Explores Weiner, Schwarzenegger and Edwards in "Sex, Lies & Power"
The one-hour special airs this Sunday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/08/11 - 10:55 AM]
USA Network Returns to Comic-Con(R) on July 21 With Critically-Acclaimed Original Series "Covert Affairs" and "Psych" Plus "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe"
Oded Fehr will moderate the "Covert Affairs" panel, with Kurt Fuller filling said duties for "Psych."

[07/08/11 - 10:37 AM]
Lifetime Reveals What Led Up to This Summer's Most Talked About Breakup
Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris are featured in "Hef's Runaway Bride," a one-hour special airing Tuesday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/08/11 - 09:41 AM]
TNT Greenlights New Series "Dallas"
A special sneak preview will air during Monday's season premieres of "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles."

[07/08/11 - 09:25 AM]
Premiere of "Big Brother" Up Versus Last Summer; No. 1 Program of the Night in All Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 7.

[07/08/11 - 09:14 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon A Time," "Charlie's Angels," "Castle" and "The River" Take the Stage at Comic-Con 2011
Additionally, the much buzzed about new drama series, "Pan Am," will also be represented at Comic-Con.

[07/08/11 - 08:54 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 7.

[07/08/11 - 08:44 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top
The new season of CBS's mainstay also opens up from last summer's launch.

[07/08/11 - 08:34 AM]
Animal Planet's Search for Bigfoot Is Not Over Yet! "Finding Bigfoot: Behind the Search" Airs July 17
The special features members of the BFRO team as they discuss their "squatch" excursions in depth.

[07/08/11 - 08:04 AM]
ABC's "JKL" Dominates NBC's "Fallon" and CBS' "Ferguson" in Young Adults
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 27-July 1.

[07/08/11 - 07:01 AM]
Gillian Anderson to Play Miss Havisham in New "Great Expectations"
David Suchet and Ray Winstone also star in the Charles Dickens adaptation, which will air in April 2012, during the bicentennial of the author's birth.

[07/08/11 - 06:54 AM]
BAFTA Award Winning Writer Abi Morgan Brings Her Espionage Thrilled to BBC America
Dominic West, Romola Garai and Ben Whishaw topline "The Hour," premiering Wednesday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/08/11 - 12:23 AM]
Interview: "Torchwood: Miracle Day" Co-Stars John Barrowman & Eve Myles
Plus: Bill Pullman and Lauren Ambrose share their thoughts on the new season, due tonight on Starz.

[07/07/11 - 11:14 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Family Practice" (NBC)







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[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
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[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
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[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
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[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
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