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[07/12/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 12
Updates include: Bette Midler exits HBO's Phil Spector project; Lauren German joins "Hawaii Five-0" at CBS; and Mark Valley likewise set for NBC's "Harry's Law."

[07/12/11 - 07:31 PM]
Ted Danson to Star in "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
He'll play the new CSI Supervisor for the grave shift after heading the crime lab in Portland.

[07/12/11 - 05:28 PM]
Video: "The X Factor" World Premiere Preview
Watch the promo the debuted during tonight's MLB All-Star Game.

[07/12/11 - 03:22 PM]
Audience Growth Momentum Continues for The Hub TV Network With New Summer Schedule
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 03:17 PM]
"Dub Magazine Project" Drives in Big Premiere Ratings for MTV2
MTV2 spins the numbers for Sunday, July 10.

[07/12/11 - 02:43 PM]
Juliette Lewis and Callum Keith Rennie Tapped for eOne's New Legal Drama "The Firm," Based on the Feature Film and Bestseller by World-Renowned Novelist John Grisham
Plus: David Straiton tapped to direct the pilot while Helen Shaver joins as a producer/director.

[07/12/11 - 01:51 PM]
Season Two of "Hawaii Five-0" Is Blessed
Production on season two kicked off in Honolulu this morning with a traditional Hawaiian blessing in honor of its host culture.

[07/12/11 - 01:43 PM]
USA Originals Dominate Week Leading Network to Weekly Win
USA spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 01:05 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Prime and Total Day; "Friends for Change Games" a Huge Success Across Platforms
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 12:58 PM]
ESPN's "State Farm Home Run Derby" Telecast Delivers 6,686,000 Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/12/11 - 12:45 PM]
TNT's "The Closer" Draws 7.2 Million Viewers, While "Rizzoli & Isles" Nabs 6.4 Million in Sizzling Summer Premieres
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/12/11 - 11:56 AM]
Syfy Supercharges "Alphas" Campaign With NBCU Partnership, Hispanic Marketing and Shazam
Placements and partnerships will include Telemundo, Mun2, and Univision channels and Latin targeted radio buys.

[07/12/11 - 11:52 AM]
"Koran by Heart" Goes Inside the World's Oldest Koran-Reciting Contest to Tell the Inspiring Stories of Three Young Competitors, When It Debuts Aug. 1, Exclusively on HBO
Directed by Greg Barker, the film captures the drama of the 2010 edition of this annual event.

[07/12/11 - 11:48 AM]
Warner Bros. and Comic-Con Team Up for Official Bag of Comic-Con 2011
"The Big Bang Theory," "Fringe," "Supernatural," "The Vampire Diaries," "Green Lantern: The Animated Series," "The Looney Tunes Show" and "ThunderCats" are among the spotlighted series.

[07/12/11 - 11:47 AM]
History(R) Posts Blockbuster Ratings on Monday Night with Two-Hour "American Pickers," "American Restoration" and "Pawn Stars" Crossover Event
History spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/12/11 - 11:41 AM]
Syfy's New Monday Night Scripted Programming Block Gets Off to Powerful Start Led by "Alphas" 2.5 Million Total Viewers - Most Watched Channel Debut in Two Years!
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/12/11 - 11:19 AM]
Shark Week Fans Can Get "Fish Eye" View of Real Sharks With Georgia Aquarium's "Shark Cam"
Discovery's annual event kicks off Sunday, July 31 and runs through Saturday, August 6.

[07/12/11 - 11:17 AM]
TNT's Epic Series "Falling Skies" Continues to Reign as Cable's Top New Drama
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 11:16 AM]
FOX Wins the Week Among Young Adults, Thanks to Original Episodes of "Masterchef" and "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 11:09 AM]
"Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes" Series Finale to Air Sunday, August 14 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Plus: Oprah and her staff also offer their thoughts in two revealing studio specials airing July 24 and August 14.

[07/12/11 - 11:07 AM]
"Harry Potter" Weekend Drives ABC Family to its Best Week of 2011
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 10:41 AM]
Oxygen's Critically Acclaimed "The Glee Project" Delivers More Than One Million Total Viewers During Original and Encore Airings of Its Fourth Episode on Sunday
Oxygen spins the numbers for Sunday, July 10.

[07/12/11 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 2 in Adults 18-49, Airing 5 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 10:20 AM]
"Big Brother" and Drama Rebroadcasts Propel CBS to Weekly Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 10:13 AM]
NBC is #1 for the Primetime Week in Adults 18-49 for a Fourth Consecutive Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 10:03 AM]
It's a Family Affair as Nickelodeon's Hit Game Show "BrainSurge" Returns as "Family BrainSurge," Beginning Monday, July 18, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Larry King, Vanessa Williams, Joey Fatone, Jennie Garth, Nicole Eggert, Candace Cameron Bure, Anthony Anderson and Terry Crews are among the featured celebrities.

[07/12/11 - 10:03 AM]
Nickelodeon's "A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!" Conjures Up 5.8 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, July 9.

[07/12/11 - 09:45 AM]
ABC is No. 1 on Monday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, Winning All 6 Half-Hours
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/12/11 - 09:42 AM]
TNT's Hit Series "Falling Skies" Invades Comic-Con with Panel, Preview Clips, Autograph Session and Collectible Pin Series
Activities will include a panel discussion with stars Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood and other members of the cast on Friday, July 22.

[07/12/11 - 09:41 AM]
Cartoon Network Launches Second Annual "Move It Movement Tour" In New Partnership with President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
The 10-week tour will launch June 3 in Atlanta and travel clockwise across the country to prime family locations in 20 key markets.

[07/12/11 - 08:52 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top
Plus: second place FOX sees "Masterchef" surge from its previous Monday original.

[07/12/11 - 08:49 AM]
"Deadly Women" Returns to Investigation Discovery With a Killer Countdown of Femme Fatales
The two-hour special premieres Friday, July 22 at 9:00/8:00c with season five bowing the following week at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/12/11 - 08:15 AM]
TLC Viewers "Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids" on Friday Nights
TLC spins the numbers for Friday, July 8.

[07/12/11 - 08:14 AM]
A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight" Returns for a Second Season on Thursday, August 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The Arnold Shapiro-produced hour opened as A&E's most-watched series premiere in network history.

[07/12/11 - 07:32 AM]
Bravo's "The Rachel Zoe Project" Shows Up Fashionably Late, Premiering Tuesday, September 6 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
The show's fourth season was previously set to roll out on Tuesday, August 2.

[07/12/11 - 07:27 AM]
HGTV to Premiere Five Sizzling New Series During "HGTV Design Star"
"Selling LA," "The High Low Project," "Donna Decorates Dallas," "Dina's Party" and "Design on a Dime" are among the showcased series.

[07/12/11 - 07:06 AM]
BBC Worldwide to Offer Television Episodes to Rent for the First Time on Facebook(R)
Users visiting the official "Doctor Who" page will be able to stream a selection of nine stories from the history of the Time Lord.

[07/12/11 - 07:04 AM]
NBC to Broadcast "2011 NCLR ALMA Awards(R)" as Primetime Special on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011
Eva Longoria and George Lopez will co-host the one-hour primetime special.

[07/12/11 - 06:33 AM]
PBS Explores the Roots of Today's Biggest Television Hits in "America in Primetime" Premiering October 30
James L. Brooks, Larry David, Julianna Margulies, Mary Tyler Moore, Shonda Rhimes and Shawn Ryan are among the featured talent.

[07/12/11 - 04:59 AM]
"Dr. Steve" Launches Nationwide: Health, Wellness and Lifestyle Program Expands to 17 Markets on September 17
The series is a 30-minute, multi-topic show hosted by Dr. Steven Salvatore, a board certified Emergency Medicine physician.

[07/12/11 - 12:08 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The 2-2" (CBS)

[07/12/11 - 12:07 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Person of Interest" (CBS)

[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.







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