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[07/15/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: July 14-15
Updates include: Idina Menzel to return to FOX's "Glee"; Dillon Casey set for The CW's "Nikita"; and Cynthia Mort books another HBO project.

[07/15/11 - 04:33 PM]
Video: First Look at David Hasselhoff in "Same Name," Premiering Sunday, July 24 on CBS
Check out an extend clip package from the debut installment.

[07/15/11 - 04:32 PM]
"Wilfred" Delivers Solid Performance, "Louie" Paces Ahead of Season 1
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 14.

[07/15/11 - 04:29 PM]
Syfy Greenlights "Monster Man" to Series
The six-episode series goes behind the scenes of one of Hollywood's most respected monster prop building workshops.

[07/15/11 - 03:46 PM]
Lifetime to Shift "Protector" to Monday Nights
Plus: the original movie "The Bling Ring," starring Jennifer Grey, to premiere Monday, August 8.

[07/15/11 - 03:45 PM]
TNT Locks in Summer Finales
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" will wrap their summer runs on Monday, September 12.

[07/15/11 - 03:44 PM]
HBO Keeps "Hard Knocks" Seat Warm
A new cycle is tentatively slated to begin Wednesday, August 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/15/11 - 03:41 PM]
WE tv Bumps "Cupcake Girls" to Saturdays, Delays "I Do Over" Until November
"I Do Over," originally set to launch next Sunday, will now roll out Sunday, November 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/15/11 - 03:40 PM]
Discovery's "Auction Kings" Set for August Return
The half-hour series returns with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 03:37 PM]
ABC Bumps "Karaoke Battle U.S.A." to Fridays
The six-week series, originally set for Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning August 8, will now premiere Friday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 02:49 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Plans Quick Encores of "Up All Night," "Free Agents" Premieres
Both series' premieres on Wednesday, September 14 will encore the following night, Thursday, September 15.

[07/15/11 - 02:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Burn Notice" Tops "Swamp People" in Adults 18-49
USA's original series bests History's hit for the first time this summer in the key demographic.

[07/15/11 - 02:07 PM]
Video: First Episode of MTV's Scripted Series "Awkward." Available on MTV.com Now!
Watch the show's pilot right here prior to its premiere on Tuesday, July 19 at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/15/11 - 01:51 PM]
TNT Cancels "Men of a Certain Age," Syfy Renews "Merlin"
"Age" was TNT's least-watched program this summer, averaging 1.586 million viewers.

[07/15/11 - 01:50 PM]
Warner Bros. Booth Gets Cartoon Network "Toon Up" For Sunday/Family Day at Comic-Con
"Regular Show," "Adventure Time," "The Looney Tunes Show," "Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated" and "Young Justice" are among the featured series.

[07/15/11 - 01:28 PM]
ABC Announces Airdate for "The 2012 Miss America Pageant"
The 90th anniversary event will air Saturday, January 14 of next year.

[07/15/11 - 01:21 PM]
USA Confirms Summer Finales for Original Series
Said dates run from August 7 for "In Plain Sight" to September 14 for "Necessary Roughness."

[07/15/11 - 01:06 PM]
ThunderCats Ho! One Lucky Fan Can Win Replica Sword of Omens at Warner Bros. Booth
In addition to this special prize, the Warner Bros. booth will also be giving away free foam replicas.

[07/15/11 - 12:56 PM]
OWN to Add "Extraordinary Acts of Courage," "Home Takeover" in August
Plus: newcomer "Carson Nation" to move to Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 12:07 PM]
Syfy to Debut "Paranormal Witness" on September 7; "Doomsday Prophecy," "Killer Mountain" Set for August
Jewel Staite and A.J. Buckley star in "Doomsday Prophecy" (airing August 13) while Aaron Douglas and Emmanuelle Vaugier are featured in "Killer Mountain" (airing August 27).

[07/15/11 - 11:45 AM]
VH1 Relocates "Famous Food" to Wednesdays
The series opened to a paltry 430,000 viewers on Sunday, making it VH1's least-watched series debut of the year.

[07/15/11 - 11:24 AM]
TLC Pulls "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant," "I Kid with Brad Garrett"
Both series currently rank as the network's least-watched originals.

[07/15/11 - 11:23 AM]
Travel Channel's "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" Receives Four Emmy Nominations in 2011
"This season, we watched Tony really push himself," said the network's Laureen Ong.

[07/15/11 - 10:16 AM]
Mark Cuban Returns to ABC's "Shark Tank" When the Critically-Acclaimed Show Comes Back for Its Third Season
Cuban, who participated in several episodes last season, will become a regular on the panel.

[07/15/11 - 09:56 AM]
Video: "The Big Bang Theory" and Barenaked Ladies Team Up for Music Video
Co-stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar are all featured in the video.

[07/15/11 - 09:54 AM]
Thursday's "Big Brother" Live Eviction Show Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 14.

[07/15/11 - 09:42 AM]
Video: Family Movie Night: "Who Is Simon Miller?" Official Trailer
Loren Dean stars in the film (formerly "Passport"), premiering Saturday, August 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/15/11 - 09:38 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Celebrates "South Park's" 15th Anniversary With a Year-Long, Multiplatform Celebration Featuring Special Fan-Driven Events Marking 2011: The Year of the Fan!
The celebration includes an upcoming documentary that takes fans behind-the-scenes of their favorite show.

[07/15/11 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" is #1 at 8pm for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 14.

[07/15/11 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Stays in Front
CBS's summer mainstay holds off the competition for its second week.

[07/15/11 - 07:26 AM]
Video: Can You Cheat Death? Get A Special Sneak Peek of "The Indestructibles!"
FOX's special edition of the National Geographic Channel series airs this Saturday at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 07:19 AM]
Bravo's Most Elite Interior Designers Wrap Up the Season of "Million Dollar Decorators" Tuesday, July 19 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: preview next week's episodes of "Flipping Out" and "Rocco's Dinner Party."

[07/15/11 - 06:48 AM]
Discovery Names Dolores Gavin SVP, Development & Production
Gavin previously served as Senior Director of Development and Production and then Vice President of Development and Production for the channel.

[07/14/11 - 11:20 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Eliminated Couple Following Tonight's Results Show
Part six of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Sonya Tayeh on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part five of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:18 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Mary Murphy on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part four of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:17 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Nigel Lythgoe on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part three of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:16 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Jesse Tyler Ferguson on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part two of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:15 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Cat Deeley on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part one of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 03:29 PM]
"Sons of Guns" and "One Man Army" Begin Their Seasons With a Bang, Proving Successful Among Men on Wednesdays
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 13.

[07/14/11 - 02:58 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Holds the Line
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Franchise," FX's "Rescue Me," Discovery's "One Man Army" and more!

[07/14/11 - 02:46 PM]
FX Scores with Emmy Acting Nominations
Timothy Olyphant, Walton Goggins, Margo Martindale and Jeremy Davies from "Justified" all received nods.

[07/14/11 - 02:25 PM]
Universal Media Studios Releases Reactions from Emmy Nominees
"I am happy to be included in such a funny group of women, and hope the Emmy is ultimately decided by a series of high-pressure penalty kicks, World Cup Style," said Amy Poehler.

[07/14/11 - 01:48 PM]
Chaz Bono Documentary "Becoming Chaz" Receives Three Primetime Emmy Award Nominations
Additionally, the network announced today "Chaz & Jen" a documentary special will debut on OWN this fall featuring Chaz Bono and his girlfriend Jennifer Elia.

[07/14/11 - 01:42 PM]
The Wait Is Over! MTV to Premiere the Season Four Trailer of "Jersey Shore" During "Teen Wolf" on Monday, July 18th at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The new season rolls out Thursday, August 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/14/11 - 01:36 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Collects 45 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
"Modern Family" topped all comedies with 17 nominations, including acting nods for Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen, SofĂ­a Vergara and Ed O'Neill.

[07/14/11 - 01:26 PM]
"Roseanne's Nuts" Premiere Posts Triple Digit Growth vs. YTD Time Period Average Among Key Demos
Lifetime spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 13.

[07/14/11 - 01:10 PM]
Syfy Summer Premiere Week Continues Ratings Roll as "Legend Quest" and "Ghost Hunters International" Boost Audiences
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 13.

[07/14/11 - 01:02 PM]
Universal Media Studios Garners An Impressive 49 Total Nominations for 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
"Saturday Night Live" delivers a staggering 16 nominations for the Peacock.

[07/14/11 - 12:20 PM]
Lionsgate(R) Scores 21 Emmy(R) Nominations for Its Signature Series "Mad Men" and "Nurse Jackie"
"Their achievements continue to build the Lionsgate brand and set new standards for excellence in television programming," said Kevin Beggs.







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[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
Blair Underwood Returns to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
He'll return as Agent May's ex-husband Andrew Garner.

[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2015
The films include an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the world's most famous ballet company, an intimate portrait of foreign-policy legend Richard Holbrooke and the racially charged story of a fight for justice.

[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
Investigation Discovery Honors True Crime Author and Pioneer Ann Rule
Rule acted as a consultant and contributor on a number of Investigation Discovery series, providing unparalleled expertise and insight into criminal psychology.

[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
HBO and Russell Simmons Enter Into Overall Production and Development Deal
Simmons has five active projects with the world's leading premium television service, three of which are being developed through his media company, All Def Digital (ADD).

[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
TV One Posts Strongest July in Network History Reporting 10th Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Gains in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
UP Acquires Full Seven-Season Run of Award-Winning, Fan-Favorite Series "Gilmore Girls" Family Network to Begin Airing Episodes in the Fall
UP acquired "Gilmore Girls" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and will begin airing the 153 one-hour episodes of the series in the fall.

[07/30/15 - 12:25 PM]
Charity Begins at Home for Star and Executive Producer Luke Perry in the Timely, Touching UP Premiere Movie "Welcome Home"
The script was written by Jonathan Zeichner, executive director of L.A.'s A Place Called Home (APCH, www.apch.org), a dynamic, non-profit youth center.

[07/30/15 - 12:24 PM]
"Last Hope with Troy Dunn" Starring Real-Life Missing Persons Expert and Author Troy Dunn - Brand-New Up Original Series Exclusively Premieres on Thursday, September 10 at 9 PM EDT
UP's new half-hour, 10-episode series promises a deeper insight into how Dunn rebuilds fractured relationships by finding absent loved ones and bringing them home.

[07/30/15 - 12:23 PM]
Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Dion Johnstone Star in UP's First Original Scripted Drama Series "Ties That Bind"
Created by Sheryl J. Anderson, this 10-episode, hour-long series is set to premiere exclusively on UP on Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
Science Channel Premieres "Secret Space Escapes" on November 10 at 10PM
This all-new series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.

[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime and Yahoo TV Partner to Premiere Special "Road to the Runway" Online
Introducing this season's set of designers with home and closet tours of each contestant and giving a first look into what's in store for the series' 14th season, "Road to the Runway" will air linearly next Thursday, August 6.

[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
July 2015 Is GSN's Most Watched Month Ever in Primetime; Original Programming Reaches Viewership Milestone
GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Premieres Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos's "Racing Extinction" as a Global Television Event on December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
In the groundbreaking documentary, Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award(R)-winning film The Cove assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the world of endangered species trafficking and the race to prevent mass extinction.

[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Expands Scripted Slate with New Original Lionsgate Drama Series "Greenleaf"
The Lionsgate-owned series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

[07/30/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Adds Constance Zimmer
She has joined the series to play the head of a mysterious new group that will cross paths with S.H.I.E.L.D. as both seek out new Inhumans following the events of last season.