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[06/06/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 6
Updates include: John Carroll Lynch in at "Do No Harm," out at "Body of Proof"; Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson team for cooking competition at ABC; and Jon Wellner named series regular on "CSI."

[06/06/12 - 09:35 PM]
Carrie Underwood Claims Two Buckles Including Video of the Year at the "2012 CMT Music Awards"
Other winners include Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum.

[06/06/12 - 04:51 PM]
Naomi Judd and Danielle Panabaker to Star in Hallmark Channel's "The Nearlyweds"
The romantic comedy follows "three couples who will discover the pastor who married them died without signing their wedding licenses."

[06/06/12 - 04:14 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Returns Big for A&E
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "The Glee Project," E3 coverage on G4 and Lifetime's "Dance Moms."

[06/06/12 - 03:43 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "Smart Cookies"
Patricia Richardson, Jessalyn Gilsig and Bailee Madison co-star in the project, due Saturday, August 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 03:17 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "The Music Teacher"
Annie Potts and Richard Thomas star in the network's first movie musical, premiering Saturday, August 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 02:51 PM]
Season Debut of Social Media Marvel "Pretty Little Liars" is TV's #1 Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/12 - 02:12 PM]
NBC Commits to Aggressive Digital Media Strategy Focused on Multi-Platform Programming and Marketing Initiatives
The network has named Robert Hayes to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Digital Media.

[06/06/12 - 01:31 PM]
Centric Takes a Look at the Lives of the Self Made Millionaire With the Cable Television Premiere of "The Amateur Millionaires Club" Airing on Saturday, July 7 at 9 PM
The project "follows the club members' successes and failures as they overcome the stigma and stereotypical images associated with their chosen business path."

[06/06/12 - 01:27 PM]
Date and Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "How to Fall in Love"
The film, starring Eric Mabius, Brooke D'Orsay and Kathy Najimy, will now premiere Saturday, July 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 01:09 PM]
Bryant Gumbel, Nick Lachey, D.L. Hughley, Josh Groban & Michael Strahan to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of June 18-22, 2012
Scheduled guests include Michelle Obama, Mary J. Blige, Mark Feuerstein and Cat Cora.

[06/06/12 - 12:26 PM]
TNT Launches Hit Tuesday Lineup as "Rizzoli & Isles" Draws 5.6 Million Viewers, Followed by "Franklin & Bash" with 3.1 Million
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/12 - 12:11 PM]
Military Channel's "An Officer and a Movie" Returns for a Summer of Perfect Pairings of All-Time Great Military Flicks and the Personal Stories of Real-Life Military Heroes
Lou Diamond Phillips hosts the new season, which begins on Saturday, June 9 with "Where Eagles Dare."

[06/06/12 - 11:49 AM]
USA Network Launches "Royal Pains" Season Four Giving Fans Extraordinary Digital Access to the Exclusive Hamptons
USA and partner Toyota will give fans original video content, exclusive access to show talent and the chance to win the Summer on the Set Sweepstakes.

[06/06/12 - 11:08 AM]
FX Orders Scripted Comedy Series "Legit"
Jim Jefferies, Dan Bakkedahl and D.J. Qualls star in the project, due in January of 2013.

[06/06/12 - 11:02 AM]
Cartoon Network Celebrates Father's Day with Some of the Funniest Dads on TV
The Sunday, June 17 stunt features episodes of "Johnny Test," "Regular Show" and "The Amazing World of Gumball."

[06/06/12 - 10:39 AM]
It's Game on This Summer With TLC's New Series "Four Houses"
The competition series premieres Monday, July 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/06/12 - 10:32 AM]
TNT to Launch Post-Episode Webshows for All-New Series "Dallas" and Returning Hit "Falling Skies"
Cameron Mathison and Wil Wheaton will host the respective series, "Dallas Round-Up" and "2nd Watch."

[06/06/12 - 10:04 AM]
The CW Sets Premiere Dates for More Original Summer Programming
Highlights include the return of "The L.A. Complex" on July 17 as well as an early start for "America's Next Top Model" on August 24.

[06/06/12 - 09:32 AM]
NBA TV to Televise First-Ever NBA Social Media Awards June 20 at 9 p.m. ET
Rick Fox will host the show, joined by Shaquille O'Neal and Lang Whitaker.

[06/06/12 - 09:29 AM]
Obama and Romney to Appear in Opening Segment of the "2012 CMT Music Awards" Tonight at 8 P.M. ET/7 P.M. CT
In 2008, John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama all taped cameos as a part of the show's open.

[06/06/12 - 09:04 AM]
Official Photos from Lifetime's "Liz & Dick"
See the latest stills of Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor and Grant Bowler as Richard Burton in the Lifetime movie.

[06/06/12 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday With "Talent" #1 for the Night and "Love in the Wild" #1 from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/12 - 08:50 AM]
Documentary "Me @The Zoo," Exploring the Phenomenon of Internet Celebrity, Debuts June 25, Exclusively on HBO
First-time filmmakers Chris Moukarbel and Valerie Veatch directed the timely film, the latest in the pay channel's weekly series this summer.

[06/06/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Concert for the Queen" Tops Premieres on NBC and Fox
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/12 - 08:47 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Exercises Discipline, But Can't Control Affection For Final Season of "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan"
The show's swan song begins Saturday, July 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[06/06/12 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off FOX's Originals
"Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef" finish a tenth of a ratings point behind the Peacock among adults 18-49.

[06/06/12 - 08:37 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on "Live! With Kelly," Monday, June 18
It will be the First Lady's second in-studio visit, and her third appearance on the popular morning talk show.

[06/06/12 - 08:24 AM]
Interview: "Royal Pains" Executive Producers Andrew Lenchewski & Michael Rauch
USA's veteran drama kicks off its fourth season tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 08:08 AM]
Encore's "The Bond Collection" This July - 19 Bond Classics Featured Nightly During Bond Month on Encore
Highlights include an all-day Bond Marathon on Sunday, July 1 at 7:00am ET/PT.

[06/06/12 - 07:49 AM]
International Superstar Flo Rida Set to Perform at "Teen Choice 2012" Airing Live Sunday, July 22, on FOX
Additionally, DJ Pauly D will keep the beats going all night as "Choice DJ" for the event, which also will include a previously announced performance by No Doubt.

[06/06/12 - 07:39 AM]
Travel Channel Aligns With Rand McNally and USA Today on the First Ever Television Event Capturing the Annual Best of the Road(R) Cross-Country Road Rally
Bert Kreischer will host the one-hour special, premiering Wednesday, July 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/06/12 - 07:03 AM]
Video: Epic New "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Trailer - Series Premieres Friday, June 8
Upcoming guests on the IFC series include Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, David Cross, Ed Helms and Seth Rogen.

[06/06/12 - 07:02 AM]
"The Book of Mormon" to Perform Live on "The 66th Annual Tony(R) Awards," Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris
The awards show will also feature performances from "Newsies," "Nice Work If You Can Get It," "Once," "Evita," "Follies," "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Leap of Faith."

[06/05/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 5
Updates include: Mariana Klaveno latest to board NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; ABC to revive Rebel Wilson's CBS pilot "Super Fun Night"; and Howard Bragman books a potential drama at E!.

[06/05/12 - 05:06 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Game 5 of Spurs/Thunder Puts TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for G4 and Spike TV's E3 coverage; VH1's "Basketball Wives Reunion" and Bravo's "Real Housewives of New York City."

[06/05/12 - 05:01 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Game 4 of Celtics/Heat Draws 11 Million Viewers
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Head Games," Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva" and OWN's "Are You Normal, America?"

[06/05/12 - 11:43 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks as Television's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults 18-34 & 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/05/12 - 11:12 AM]
Syfy Renews Hit Series "Lost Girl" for Third Season Beginning January 2013
Joining the cast this season is Rachel Skarsten in a recurring role as Tamsin, "a thrill-seeking, sexy new Fae who ruffles many feathers."

[06/05/12 - 11:00 AM]
"American Idol" Auditions Kick Off in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 7
Upcoming cities include San Antonio, Charlotte, Newark, Chicago, New Orleans and Oklahoma City.

[06/05/12 - 10:56 AM]
Fans Can Finally Get Their Hands On Daniel Tosh When "Tosh.0" Is Released For The First Time On Blu-ray And DVD On Tuesday, June 12
The two-disc set includes popular "Web Redemptions" for the Afro Ninja, Miss Teen South Carolina and Chris Crocker, among others.

[06/05/12 - 10:51 AM]
G4's "American Ninja Warrior 4" Posts Strong Time Period Gains With Key Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
G4 spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.

[06/05/12 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 and 2, "American Ninja Warrior" Ties for #5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/05/12 - 10:42 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Present the Top Ten List on CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman" Tonight
Also featured tonight are Neil Patrick Harris, Noomi Rapace and musical guest Alan Jackson.

[06/05/12 - 10:41 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Finishes First Week of Summer With 10 of the Top 20 Shows Among Young Adults
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 28-June 3.

[06/05/12 - 10:34 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Series "Evil, I" Recounts Twisted Murders as Told Through the Voice of the Killers
The 12-episode series launches on Friday, June 15 with back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/05/12 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Announces Annual Block Party at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville
In addition, Q&A sessions and autograph signings will be held with stars from the highly anticipated fall series "Nashville."

[06/05/12 - 10:13 AM]
Will Spike TV's New Reality Series "Last Family on Earth" Determine the Future of Mankind?
The six-episode series, due this fall, will feature families who are vying for a spot in an underground state-of-the-art Vivos bunker.

[06/05/12 - 10:11 AM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Features Paris Jackson and 50 Cent Sunday, June 10 on OWN
Oprah Winfrey visits Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson to see how she is doing nearly three years after her father's death.

[06/05/12 - 10:10 AM]
Chart-Topping Superstars Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney to Perform on NBC's "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular"
The annual event will air on Wednesday, July 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the Peacock.







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[08/13/20 - 09:13 AM]
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