[saturday, june 23, 2012]    
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[06/23/12 - 11:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline NBC" Wins Newsmagazine Race But ABC Tops the Night in 18-49
Meanwhile, repeats on CBS make the Eye the most-watched network.

[06/23/12 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is #1 for the Night in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 22.

[06/22/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 22
Updates include: trio bound for Disney's "Bits & Pieces"; Jay Ellis joins BET's "The Game"; and Patrick Wilson to visit HBO's "Girls."

[06/22/12 - 04:35 PM]
GMC TV Green-Lights Two Original Series
"The Bulloch Family Ranch" and "I Forgive You" are both on tap with additional series in the near future.

[06/22/12 - 03:58 PM]
Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Winner Jennifer Hudson to Guest-Star on NBC's "Smash" Over Multi-Episode Arc
She'll play "a Tony Award-winning Broadway star who impacts the lives of Karen (Katharine McPhee) and Ivy (Megan Hilty)."

[06/22/12 - 12:49 PM]
Lifetime Picks Up Drama "Devious Maids" from Marc Cherry and ABC Studios
Judy Reyes, Grant Show, Ana Ortiz and Susan Lucci star in the former ABC pilot, due to premiere in 2013 on the cable channel.

[06/22/12 - 12:07 PM]
USA Network Hosts a Special "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" Marathon Featuring Super Fan Comments Running On-Air on Sunday
The marathon includes fan favorite episodes from seasons 6, 8, 9 and 10.

[06/22/12 - 11:58 AM]
"E! Entertainment Special: Bridal to Homicidal" Premieres on June 25th at 8:00 PM, ET/PT
The one-hour special features "the twisted tales of brides who either attempted to or succeeded in harming their husbands."

[06/22/12 - 11:07 AM]
Rock Star Marilyn Manson to Guest Star on Sixth Season of "Californication"
He'll appear as himself in upcoming episode, due in early 2013.

[06/22/12 - 11:02 AM]
NBC to Premiere Direct-to-DVD Movie "An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars" on Saturday, July 14 at 8:00/7:00c
Nia Vardalos, Jade Pettyjohn, Ian Ziering, Kerris Dorsey and Cathy Rigby star in the film, due in stories on July 3.

[06/22/12 - 11:01 AM]
"Fear Factor" Set to Return on Monday, July 9 at 8:00/7:00c on NBC
The Peacock has scheduled an unaired two-parter from its twice canceled series.

[06/22/12 - 10:09 AM]
Excerpts from Part Two of Oprah's Interview With the Kardashian Family Interview on "Oprah's Next Chapter" This Sunday, June 24
Part one drew 1.111 million viewers, the show's third-largest audience to date.

[06/22/12 - 10:00 AM]
Thomas Wong Named 2012 "Fox Writers Intensive" Fellow
Wong has inked an agreement with Fox Broadcasting Company for the purchase and development of his original submission, "Queen."

[06/22/12 - 09:47 AM]
Get Ready for a Summer of "Inbetweeners," When the New Comedy Series "The Inbetweeners" Premieres on Monday, August 20 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
The newcomer will follow the return of "Ridiculousness" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/22/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Molly Tarlov
Part 11 of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:30 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Ashley Rickards
Part 10 of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:29 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Jillian Rose Reed
Part nine of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:28 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Beau Mirchoff
Part eight of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:27 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Desi Lydic
Part seven of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:26 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Jessica Lu
Part six of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Creator Lauren Iungerich
Part five of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Greer Grammer
Part four of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Mike Faiola
Part three of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Nikki DeLoach
Part two of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Brett Davern
Part one of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 08:53 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Wrap With Postseason High for ABC
Plus: FOX's "Take Me Out" grows week-to-week despite the stiff competition.

[06/22/12 - 08:46 AM]
USA Network Returns to Comic-Con(R) With Fan Favorite "Psych" on Thursday, July 12
Co-stars James Roday, Dule Hill, Corbin Bernsen, Maggie Lawson, Timothy Omundson and Kirsten Nelson are all scheduled to attend.

[06/22/12 - 08:46 AM]
"Rock Center" Is Up 46 Percent Compared With NBC's Total-Viewer Average in the Time Period Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 21.

[06/22/12 - 08:07 AM]
Disney Brings Favorite Stars and Notable Creative Teams to Comic-Con International 2012 in San Diego
"TRON: Uprising," "Phineas and Ferb," "Fish Hooks" and "Gravity Falls" are among the featured panels.

[06/22/12 - 07:48 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Highest Five-Game Ratings Average Since 2004
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 21.

[06/22/12 - 07:40 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Lights Up the Night - New Animated Series Debuts Sunday, July 15th at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley and Byron Minns all reprise their roles from the 2009 feature film.

[06/22/12 - 07:12 AM]
NBA TV Draft HQ to Premiere as Part of Network's Extensive 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm Coverage
The 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. airs on Thursday, June 28.

[06/21/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 21
Updates include: Blair Brown, David Monahan bound for USA's "Political Animals"; Tom Papa cast in HBO's "Behind the Candelabra"; and Kevin Pereira to host "Let's Ask America."

[06/21/12 - 04:50 PM]
Video: 14 New Promos for FX's Upcoming Late-Night Series, "Brand X with Russell Brand"
The newcomer launches Thursday, June 28 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[06/21/12 - 03:43 PM]
TV Land's "The Soul Man" Is a Hit: Second Highest Rated Series Debut in Network's History
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/21/12 - 03:09 PM]
Oxygen Media Moves New Docu-Series Premiere of "All the Right Moves" to 9PM ET/PT on Tuesday, July 31
The series, which follows the lives of four of the most successful and sought-after dancers in the industry, was originally set to air at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/21/12 - 02:16 PM]
"Baby Daddy" Delivers for ABC Family - Is the Network's #2 Comedy Launch Ever in Total Viewers and Across Target 18-34 and 18-49 Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/21/12 - 02:11 PM]
"PBS NewsHour's" Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill Will Co-Anchor Live, Prime Time, Gavel-to-Gavel Coverage of the 2012 National Political Conventions
They'll be on hand for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL (August 27-30) and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC (September 4-5).

[06/21/12 - 02:11 PM]
2012 NHL Draft Begins at 7 P.M. ET Tomorrow on NBC Sports Network
The NHL Network will also simulcast the Draft beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

[06/21/12 - 01:07 PM]
Jay Leno Out-Rates "Late Show" in 18-49 and Total Viewers; Jimmy Fallon Tops "Late Late Show" in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 11-15.

[06/21/12 - 11:59 AM]
VH1 Doing Big Things With "Big Ang" - New VH1 Series "Big Ang" Premieres July 8 at 9PM
The "Mob Wives" spin-off will air Sundays at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/21/12 - 11:34 AM]
G4 Is Live at San Diego Comic-Con, With 3 Days of Celebrity Interviews, Breaking News and Exclusive Coverage from the Show Floor
Candace Bailey, Sara Underwood, Blair Butler, Jessica Chobot, Morgan Webb, Blair Herter and Kristin Adams will report directly from the show floor all three days.

[06/21/12 - 11:07 AM]
truTV Orders Second Season of Hit Series "Impractical Jokers"
The network has ordered 15 episodes for the second season, with plans to launch the new season in December 2012.

[06/21/12 - 10:10 AM]
Catch Up with the Cast of "New Girl" All Summer Long
Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa and Miami are among the stops for the "New Girl True American Bus Tour."

[06/21/12 - 10:07 AM]
E!'s "Opening Act" Premieres Monday, July 9 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The selected acts will open for Nicki Minaj, Rod Stewart, LMFAO, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Jason Mraz, and Gym Class Heroes, among others.

[06/21/12 - 09:04 AM]
The "CBS Buzz Tour" Kicks Off in Boston on July 4
Alex Boylan ("The Amazing Race") and Burton Roberts ("Survivor: Pearl Islands") will spearhead the on-the-road fan activities.

[06/21/12 - 09:01 AM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" "Breaking Bad" and "Comic Book Men" Invade Comic Con 2012
Look for panels for "The Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad" on Friday, July 13.

[06/21/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" is the Week's No. 1 Talk Show in AD18-49, Beating "Leno" and "Letterman"
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 11-15.

[06/21/12 - 08:51 AM]
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Encores Are Up Week to Week in Total Viewers for NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/21/12 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "So You Think You Can Dance" Is Tops in Viewers, Demos
Meanwhile, ABC's "Duets" and CBS's "Dogs in the City" drop from last week's numbers.

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[12/01/15 - 12:13 PM]
Hollywood's A-List Heads to Ovation TV for No-Holds-Barred Interview Show, "Los Angeles Times' The Envelope"
The series is hosted by Rebecca Keegan and Mark Olsen who sit down with the year's critically acclaimed directors and actors for an in-depth discussion of their awards-worthy films and the filmmaking process.

[12/01/15 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Expands Scripted Slate with Pre-Launch Renewal of "Those Who Can't," And Begins Development on Three New Scripted Projects
"Those Who Can't" centers on a trio of trouble-making high school teachers played by show creators and executive producers Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy.

[12/01/15 - 11:46 AM]
"War & Peace" Reimagined for a New Generation Premieres on Lifetime, A&E and History January 18
The epic features an award-winning cast including Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson and others.

[12/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
TV One Celebrates Eddie Murphy in PBS' "18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor" Special This Friday, December 4 at 8 P.M. ET
Originally broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, the special taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and features star-studded appearances by leading entertainers and comedians.

[12/01/15 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look at "Outlander" Season Two
The Season Two teaser is the first release for Starz' 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings.

[12/01/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to Air on ABC, Sunday, December 13
Ginnifer Goodwin narrates the one-hour special, which explores the moment where folklore met filmmaking.

[12/01/15 - 09:46 AM]
An All-New "The Biggest Loser" Returns January 4 with a New Host, Theme, Logo, Gym and Format and Eight Compelling Contestant Teams of Two
Dolvett Quince and Jen Widerstrom return to train eight contestant teams of two, all with compelling stories.

[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Superstore"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 by wide margins.

[12/01/15 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Presents "A Very Murray Christmas"
In just 4 days, Bill Murray and his celebrity friends will bring joy and laughter to people all around the world with the Netflix original holiday special.

[12/01/15 - 07:41 AM]
"Bolshoi Babylon," An Unprecedented Inside Look at the Famed Russian Ballet Company in the Wake of Scandal, Debuts Dec. 21 on HBO
The film was previously slated to debut the week prior on Monday, December 14.

[12/01/15 - 07:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents Series Finale of Landmark "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee," Commemorating 25 Years on Air, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 8PM (ET/PT)
Ellerbee, who has announced her retirement, will highlight some of Nick News' most poignant episodes and discussions, while presenting the story and philosophy behind the award-winning series.

[12/01/15 - 07:30 AM]
Juanes, Seth MacFarlane and Trisha Yearwood Added to Lineup for "Sinatra 100 - An All-Star Grammy Concert," Sunday, Dec. 6 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Zac Brown, Harry Connick, Jr., Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood and Usher.

[12/01/15 - 07:03 AM]
Luke Bryan, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, and Demi Lovato to Perform in Times Square During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles.

[12/01/15 - 06:51 AM]
Video: MTV Reveals Stunning Opening Title Sequence for "The Shannara Chronicles"
The show open features powerful and stunning visuals of the post-apocalyptic world of "Shannara," harmonized with artist Ruelle's haunting hit song, "Until We Go Down."

[12/01/15 - 06:07 AM]
Bravo Media Announces "The Lookbook," A New Premier Digital Shopping Experience
Hosted on Bravotv.com, the online platform kicks off tied to the sophomore season of Bravo's scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce."