[monday, july 18, 2011]    
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[07/18/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 18
Updates include: Giancarlo Esposito to visit ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; B.D. Wong departs "Law & Order: SVU"; and Mike Vogel tapped as new lead on ABC's "Pan Am."

[07/18/11 - 03:32 PM]
Video: Special Episode of "Covert Affairs" Inspires PSA for Veterans
Watch both PSAs featuring co-star Christopher Gorham.

[07/18/11 - 03:15 PM]
"Phineas and Ferb" Sets a Series High for its 2nd Consecutive Original Episode
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, July 15.

[07/18/11 - 01:11 PM]
Cartoon Network Series Panels and Events Lineup for 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International
Plus: visit the Cartoon Network Pizzeria (Ciro's Pizzeria) for a unique, fully immersive takeover.

[07/18/11 - 01:07 PM]
2011 Women's World Cup Finals: ESPN's Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated Soccer Match
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/11 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Heads to This Year's Comic-Con to Showcase New and Returning Shows
"Awake," "Chuck," "Community" and "Grimm" are among the featured panels.

[07/18/11 - 12:24 PM]
CBS Consumer Products Reveals Exclusive Merchandise at Comic-Con International 2011
"Star Trek," "Dexter," "NCIS," "The Twilight Zone" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" are among the featured properties.

[07/18/11 - 11:00 AM]
Last Night's Season 4 Premiere of "Breaking Bad" Achieves Its Highest Ratings Ever
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/11 - 10:19 AM]
Video: "The Walking Dead": A First Look at Season 2
Check out the new promo that ran during last night's season premiere of "Breaking Bad."

[07/18/11 - 10:18 AM]
FX Orders "American Horror Story" to Series
Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton, Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Evan Peters and Denis O'Hare star in the series, due to premiere in October.

[07/18/11 - 10:15 AM]
Ty Pennington Heads Overseas for One-Hour Special, "Ty's Great British Adventure 2011," August 7 on ABC
The one-hour special replaces the "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock," which moves to August 14.

[07/18/11 - 10:14 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Rookie Blue" Star Greg Smith, Thursday, July 21
He will be up on Twitter at @gregorythesmith, during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[07/18/11 - 09:18 AM]
"Big Brother" Tops Sunday in All Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/11 - 09:10 AM]
Mid-Season Schedule Changes for VH1's "Famous Food"
As previously reported, the series will now air Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning July 20.

[07/18/11 - 09:01 AM]
Charlie Sheen to Star in New Sitcom, "Anger Management"
The project is inspired by the 2003 film of the same name starring Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler.

[07/18/11 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Snag Victory
The Eye's lineup edges out FOX's animated repeats among adults 18-49.

[07/18/11 - 08:08 AM]
Tori's Vacation Lands Her and the Gang Behind Bars in Nickelodeon's Hour-Long "Victorious" Movie, "Locked Up!", Premiering Saturday, July 30, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special features two songs: "All I Want is Everything" and a special choreographed performance and cover of the Jackson 5 classic, "I Want You Back."

[07/18/11 - 07:22 AM]
Syfy Acquires Fourth Season of "Merlin" from FremantleMedia Enterprises
Season four of "Merlin" will premiere on Syfy in 2012.

[07/18/11 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Puts a Ring on Flavor Unit's "Single Ladies" With Second Season Renewal
The second season is expected to begin filming in late 2011 and is slated for premiere in 2012.

[07/18/11 - 05:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Indestructibles" Spark FOX Win
Plus: "Saturday Night Live" hits a summer high in late-night for NBC.

[07/18/11 - 05:01 AM]
Butterbean Trades His Boxing Gloves for a Sheriff's Badge in Investigation Discovery's First Docu-Series, "Big Law: Deputy Butterbean"
The 10-part series launches with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, August 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/16/11 - 09:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: A Modest Finish for "Friday Night Lights"
The NBC drama wraps its run with its best demo numbers since May 20.

[07/16/11 - 09:23 AM]
TLC Sets Premiere Date for "Nick & Vanessa's Dream Wedding"
The two-hour special is set for Saturday, July 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[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.

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[10/08/15 - 11:05 AM]
"David Tutera's CELEBrations" Season Three Premieres Friday, October 30 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv
Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Kim Coles, Ian Ziering, Cynthia Bailey, Big Ang Raiola and Reza Farahan are among those featured in the new season.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Tyrant" Returning For Third Season on FX
The 10-episode third season will air in 2016.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Third Season
Co-creators and writers Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers have been upped to showrunners for the 10-episode third season, which will return to AMC next summer.

[10/08/15 - 10:37 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Generates His Biggest Margin to Date vs. Colbert, Taking the Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in 18-49 by a 41% Advantage
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 28-October 2.

[10/08/15 - 09:48 AM]
"The Operatives" Is Back Saving the World's Most Precious Wildlife and Eco-Systems in an All-New Season Premiering on Pivot on October 18 at 10 P.M.
With 10, all new, hour-long episodes, Pete Bethune and his hand-picked team of military elite travel to the furthest parts of the world to expose those suspected of endangering our wildlife and environment in an effort to bring them to justice.

[10/08/15 - 09:43 AM]
HBO NOW Arrives Today on the Roku Platform
Roku customers can purchase a subscription directly within the HBO NOW channel on their Roku device, which will also enable them to access the service at HBONOW.com and on other HBO NOW enabled devices.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy Launches All-New Virtual Reality Experience for Award-Winning "The Expanse" VR App
The app immerses viewers into the vast world of "The Expanse," giving them the opportunity to enter into locations from the show and experience them in virtual reality.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Game 1 of 2015 WNBA Finals Sees Viewership Increase from 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4.

[10/08/15 - 09:14 AM]
Video: Extended Trailer for TNT's "The Librarians" Season 2, Premiering Sunday, Nov. 1
Check out the latest tease for the show's sophomore run.

[10/08/15 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
Plus: The CW sees year-to-year growth with the return of "Arrow" and "Supernatural."

[10/08/15 - 08:34 AM]
The Long Anticipated Third Season of David Cross' "Todd Margaret" Returns to IFC on Thursday, January 7, 2016
Jack McBrayer, Will Arnett, Blake Harrison, Sharon Horgan, Amber Tamblyn and Russ Tamblyn are among those featured in the new season.

[10/08/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins at 10 Among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49 and All Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/15 - 08:28 AM]
"black-ish" Is the Night's Only Program to Post Week-to-Week Growth
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/15 - 08:22 AM]
HBO Latin America to Launch New Streaming Service for Latin America and the Caribbean
The company plans to start deploying the service in markets throughout the region, beginning with a launch in Colombia by the end of the year.

[10/08/15 - 08:01 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Rings in the Holidays with "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas," Featuring Originals and Beloved Christmas Classics Round-the-Clock Beginning October 31
Said lineup includes "Murder She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery," "The Christmas Note," "Magic Stocking" and "Debbie Macomber's Dashing Through The Snow."