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[07/05/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 5
Updates include: HBO scraps Roger Ailes telefilm; Sarah Bolger, Jamie Chung bound for ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; and Kristoffer Polaha joins the cast of CBS's "Made in Jersey."

[07/05/12 - 03:08 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Leads Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Haunted Highway," Oxygen's "The Glee Project" and TV Land's "Retired at 35."

[07/05/12 - 02:38 PM]
Observers, Physicists, Rogue Agents and More Await Fans When They Check-In to GetGlue at Comic-Con 2012
"666 Park Avenue," "Arrow," "The Big Bang Theory," "Cult," "The Following," "Fringe," "Nikita," "Revolution," "Supernatural," "The Vampire Diaries," "Childrens Hospital," "DC Nation" and "MAD" are among the participating shows.

[07/05/12 - 02:04 PM]
New Season of Syfy's Hit Drama "Alphas" to Feature Stellar Lineup of Guest Stars
Sean Astin, C. Thomas Howell, Lauren Holly, Steve Byers, Kandyse McClure and Noah Reid are all on tap.

[07/05/12 - 02:04 PM]
"A Capitol Fourth" Delivers Show-Stopping Ratings for PBS - 32nd Annual Independence Day Celebration Averaged 6.3 Million Viewers
PBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 4.

[07/05/12 - 01:59 PM]
Style Media Acquires "Sister, Sister" to Premiere Monday, July 9 at 7AM ET/PT
An all-new episode of the popular docu-series "Tia & Tamera" follows that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/05/12 - 01:24 PM]
The Three Ladies of CBS's New Dating Reality Series "3" Embark on an Emotional Journey for Love During the Season Premiere on Sunday, July 29
The newcomer will now launch a week later than previously announced.

[07/05/12 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Gets First Look at Special Ops Rangers Training Course in "Hell and Back: Special Ops Rangers"
The one-hour special premieres Sunday, July 8 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/05/12 - 10:26 AM]
One-of-a-Kind Booth Welcomes "The Neighbors" to Comic Con 2012
"The Neighbors" booth will take Comic Con attendees through an "Earth training session."

[07/05/12 - 09:32 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" Captures a Nation's Resilience in the Wake of Tragedy When it Debuts July 16, Exclusively on HBO
The film debuts immediately after the debut of the SXSW Film Festival hit "Birders: The Central Park Effect."

[07/05/12 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Introduces the 12 New Houseguests Competing in the "Big Brother" House This Summer
In a series first, four of the most successful players to ever enter the house will return to play their own game and for their own separate prize.

[07/05/12 - 08:53 AM]
"Macy's Fireworks" Is #1 and #2 Show of the Night, With the Encore Winning the 10 p.m. Hour in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 4.

[07/05/12 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Holiday With "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The original and its rebroadcast are the top two shows of the night in adults 18-49.

[07/05/12 - 08:03 AM]
Travel Channel to Premiere NASCAR Episode of "Sand Masters" Filmed at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, July 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In this all-new half-hour special, the sand masters are invited to Daytona by two-time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip.

[07/05/12 - 07:50 AM]
Tuesday's "48 Hours Mystery: A Fatal Attraction" Was #1 at 10:00 PM in Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 3.

[07/05/12 - 07:03 AM]
Actor Rainn Wilson from "The Office" Opens Up to Oprah Winfrey About His Groundbreaking Project, Soulpancake, on "Super Soul Sunday" July 8 at 10 AM on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
A rebroadcast of "Bishop T.D. Jakes and Deepak Chopra: Living From the Core" will also simulcast on-air and online July 8 immediately prior to the Wilson episode.

[07/05/12 - 06:42 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is #1 for the Night; "Love in the Wild" Is #1 at 10 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 3.

[07/04/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Snaps NBC's Win Streak
"Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" combine to end the Peacock's four consecutive nights of victory.

[07/03/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 3
Updates include: Barbara Hershey, Rachel Leigh Cook to star in Lifetime's "Left to Die"; FX acquires "Mike & Molly" repeats; and Clark Duke in talks to join NBC's "The Office."

[07/03/12 - 05:31 PM]
FOX Ships "Take Me Out" to Saturdays, "Mobbed" Originals to Take Over Thursdays
The Howie Mandel-hosted series will return with new episodes on Thursday, July 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/03/12 - 03:32 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "WWE Raw" Stay on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present," E!'s "Tim Tebow's Wild Rise" and TLC's "Four Houses."

[07/03/12 - 12:29 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "BET Awards" Snaps "True Blood" Win Streak
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," Showtime's "Episodes" and History's "Shark Wranglers."

[07/03/12 - 12:27 PM]
The Stage Has Been Set and the Top 100 Competitors from Around the Nation Have Been Selected as G4 and NBC Premiere the First-Ever "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals
The finals begins this Sunday, July 8 on G4 before shifting to NBC on Monday, July 9.

[07/03/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Katie Couric's New, Nationally Syndicated Daytime Show, "Katie" -- New Promo: "Katie Looks Back"
The new hour-long talk show launches Monday, September 10 on stations covering 95% of the country.

[07/03/12 - 11:32 AM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Hits San Diego Comic-Con With Exciting Events and Product Exclusives
Products based on "Knight Rider," "The Six Million Dollar Man" and the classic "Battlestar Galactica" are scheduled to debut at the show.

[07/03/12 - 11:11 AM]
Disney Channel Scorches the Competition - Is Cable TV's #1 Most-Watched Network in Total Day in Total Viewers for the 4th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 10:33 AM]
Academy Award and Emmy Award-Winning Actress Christine Lahti to Star on "Hawaii Five-0" in a Recurring Role
She'll portray Doris McGarrett, the thought-to-be-deceased mother of Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin).

[07/03/12 - 10:23 AM]
Discovery Channel & Georgia Aquarium Celebrate 25th Anniversary of "Shark Week" With Shark Cam
In an online first, visitors to SharkWeek.com, GeorgiaAquarium.org and Ustream will have 360-degree access to the home of 33 sharks spanning seven species.

[07/03/12 - 10:17 AM]
"Birders: The Central Park Effect," Revealing the Hidden World of Urban Birdwatching, Debuts July 16, Exclusively on HBO
The debut of the Oscar-nominated documentary short "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" follows that same night at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/03/12 - 10:13 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Again Ranks as TV's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults 18-34, 18-49 and 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week of June 25-July 1 With "America's Got Talent" and Olympic Trials
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 09:44 AM]
TV Land Celebrates the Life and Work of Entertainment Icon Andy Griffith
"We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Andy Griffith," said Larry W. Jones, President, TV Land.

[07/03/12 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - For the 2nd Week in a Row, "The Bachelorette" Finishes as the No. 1 TV Series Overall with Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 09:08 AM]
TLC Expands Bridal Party to Thursday Nights - "Four Weddings" Says "I Do" to Thursday Nights
Look for back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c beginning Thursday, July 19.

[07/03/12 - 08:54 AM]
TNT Originals Turn in Strong Performances in Weekly Ratings
TNT spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 08:53 AM]
"U.S. Olympic Team Trials," "America's Got Talent" Make #1 for the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 2 and the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" is #1 with a 7-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 2.

[07/03/12 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Gives NBC Fourth Consecutive Win
The Peacock has won the past four nights in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/03/12 - 08:31 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery: Showdown in the Bedroom" Was #1 at 10:00 PM in Households, Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 30.

[07/03/12 - 08:30 AM]
TCM Remembers Actor Andy Griffith Wednesday, July 18
The four-film memorial tribute includes "A Face in the Crowd" (1957), "No Time for Sergeants" (1958), "Hearts of the West" (1975) and "Onionhead" (1958).

[07/03/12 - 08:00 AM]
"Conan" Scores Big Weekly Growth
TBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 25-29.

[07/03/12 - 08:00 AM]
Comedy Central(R) to Present "Workaholics," "Brickleberry" and "Futurama" Panels and a "Workaholics" Happy Hour Event at the Hard Rock Hotel at Comic-Con(R) International 2012 in San Diego
The cable channel details its plans for this year's event.

[07/02/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 2
Updates include: Elizabeth Mitchell joins NBC's "Revolution"; USA greenlights pilots for "Paging Dr. Freed," "Sirens"; and Chord Overstreet on track to become series regular on FOX's "Glee."

[07/02/12 - 07:02 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown," Disney Originals Top Charts
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show," Animal Planet's "Louisiana Lockdown" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/02/12 - 06:57 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Anger Management" Opens on Top for FX
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex," Disney XD's "Motorcity" and Food Network's "Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell."

[07/02/12 - 04:54 PM]
HBO Orders Fourth Season of "Eastbound & Down"
The Danny McBride-led comedy will return for another eight episodes.

[07/02/12 - 04:13 PM]
Exclusive: "Beverly Hills Nannies" to Follow "Pretty Little Liars" in August
Plus: ABC Family sets summer finales for "Secret Life of the American Teenager," "Bunheads," "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy."

[07/02/12 - 04:12 PM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Open "Haunted High" on Saturday, August 25
Charisma Carpenter, Danny Trejo, Jonathan Baron, M.C. Gainey and Marc Donato star in the original movie.

[07/02/12 - 04:11 PM]
Exclusive: Spike TV to Unleash "Rat B*stards" on Tuesday, July 31
Plus: fellow freshman entry "Big Easy Justice" will resume with back-to-back episodes on Monday, July 23 at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/02/12 - 04:00 PM]
"BET Awards 12" is the #1 Awards Show on Cable, Drawing 7.4 Million Total Viewers
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, July 1.







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[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.