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[07/06/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 6
Updates include: Krysta Rodriguez joins NBC's "Smash"; Jennifer Lopez to executive produce potential ABC Family drama; and Luka Jones set as new regular on NBC's "Up All Night."

[07/06/12 - 04:08 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Takes Top Spot from "Anger Management"
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Kathy," Disney XD's "Motorcity" and TLC's "DUI."

[07/06/12 - 04:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Dallas" Tops Originals on Slow Holiday
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Hollywood Exes," Lifetime's "Coming Home" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/06/12 - 02:53 PM]
"Anger Management's" Third Episode Delivers a Very Strong 3.37 Million Total Viewers, Was the #2-Ranked Program on Cable Last Night
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 5.

[07/06/12 - 01:52 PM]
truTV to Premiere "Hardcore Pawn" Spin-Off "Combat Pawn" on Sunday, July 15, at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The half-hour project previously ran under the title "Hardcore Pawn: Fort Bragg."

[07/06/12 - 12:56 PM]
Syfy Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Initiatives Including Promotional Blitz for Groundbreaking World of "Defiance"
Also look for panels for "Warehouse 13," "Being Human" and "Alphas."

[07/06/12 - 12:06 PM]
FOX to Keep "Take Me Out" on Thursdays, "Mobbed" on Saturdays
The former matched its series high last night, up from its series low last week.

[07/06/12 - 12:01 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Set to Premiere Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11:00 A.M. (ET/PT) With a One-Hour Special Event
Mae Whitman, Hoon Lee and Kevin Michael Richardson are among the ensemble voice cast.

[07/06/12 - 11:33 AM]
Kevin Smith, The Bacon Brothers and Nerdmelt Comedy Headline Three Days of Free Outdoor Entertainment as Warner Bros. Presents the "Extra at Comic-Con" Stage
Also announced today: free nighttime screenings of "The Goonies," "Friday the 13th" (2009) and "Beetlejuice," presented by Flixster.

[07/06/12 - 11:20 AM]
Jay Leno Scores an 18-Week High in 18-49 Viewers and a 15-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 25-29.

[07/06/12 - 08:51 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Posts Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since May 2
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 5.

[07/06/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Duets" Continues to Gain Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 5.

[07/06/12 - 08:44 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Repeats Triumph Over Original Competition
A pair of "The Big Bang Theory" repeats are the top two programs on the night.

[07/06/12 - 07:49 AM]
IFC Teams with Improv Comedy Community to Expand "Bunk Yourself" Twitter Game
The companion, play-at-home Twitter-based game is tied to each premiere episode of the series.

[07/06/12 - 07:17 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Goes Into "Uncharted" Territory With Guest Stars
Nolan North and Claudia Black will join their "Uncharted" co-star Emily Rose as guest stars during the show's third season.

[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.







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[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 - 09:59 AM]
"Vice" Special On America's Broken Criminal Justice System to Debut Sept. 27 on HBO
The documentary will also feature President Obama's historic tour earlier this month of Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno in Oklahoma, where he met with inmates and prison officials.

[07/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
This Fall, Discovery Family Channel Is Home to the Best Family Movies, Anywhere
Discovery Family is also the exclusive home for the world premiere of "My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games" (Hasbro Studios) on Saturday, September 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/30/15 - 09:08 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Reunites Grateful Owners with Meaningful Mementos in Heartwarming New Series, "Lost and Found" (wt)
Produced by Leftfield Pictures, the series features the work of "professional finders" who help people do just that.

[07/30/15 - 09:07 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles History's Most Unforgettable Chases and Undercover Operations in "Manhunt: Kill or Capture"
The 10-part first season premieres Wednesday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
American Heroes Channel Takes "One Giant Leap" in New Special Commemorating the Iconic 1969 Apollo 11 Mission
The one-hour special chronicles the tragedies, fears, and pressures of the 1960s space race that led to this historic moment.

[07/30/15 - 09:05 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles the Tycoons Who Made America - And the Backs on Which They Stood to Make Their Millions - In the All-New Series "American Titans"
Rockefeller, Carnegie, Edison, Tesla, Hearst, and Pulitzer: their legacies live down through the ages, emblazoned on museums, universities, banks, charities, and the richest of American real estate.