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[07/09/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 9
Updates include: Rose McIver to run MTV's "Finishing School for Boys"; ABC orders eight episodes of "The Taste"; and Barry Watson to recur on The CW's "Gossip Girl."

[07/09/12 - 04:01 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Channel Quintet Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show," Showtime's "Corey Holcomb: Your Way Ain't Working" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/09/12 - 02:31 PM]
"The Batmobile" Documentary Special Premieres Monday, July 16 at 8:00 PM on The CW Network
The half-hour special will have its world premiere screening at Comic Con in San Diego on July 12.

[07/09/12 - 02:16 PM]
BBC America Returns to Comic-Con With "Doctor Who" Panel in Hall H
Plus: look for new "Doctor Who" specials as part of the "Supernatural Saturday" programming block starting Saturday, August 4.

[07/09/12 - 01:24 PM]
SOAPnet Presents a Two Week Block of Live Well Network Original Programming Airing Weeknights July 30 to August 10
"Live Big with Ali Vincent," "My Family Recipe Rocks!," "Mirror/Mirror" and "We Owe What?" are among the featured series.

[07/09/12 - 01:23 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces Ten Semi-Finalists for "Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search"
The contest will give one lucky viewer the chance to go from watching "Live" at home to co-hosting for a day with Kelly Ripa.

[07/09/12 - 12:24 PM]
Oxygen Media Announces Partnership With Crunch Fitness to Offer Exclusive Dance Classes Created by the Cast of "All the Right Moves"
Travis Wall, Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini and Kyle Robinson star in the series, premiering Tuesday, July 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/09/12 - 12:08 PM]
"Big Brother" Premieres July 12 on CBS With a Host of New Interactive Offerings to Build on Last Summer's Significant Online and Social Growth
Plus: look for "Big Brother: After Dark" once again on Showtime and 24/7 viewing on RealNetworks Live Feeds.

[07/09/12 - 12:01 PM]
Vito, an Insightful Portrait of Vito Russo, One of the Founding Fathers of the Modern Gay Liberation Movement, Debuts July 23, Exclusively on HBO
Jeffrey Schwarz directed the film, the latest from HBO Documentary Films' summer series.

[07/09/12 - 11:52 AM]
FOX FanFare 2012 - New Drama Series "The Following" to Debut at Comic-Con
Plus: the network details its other panels and autograph signings at this week's event.

[07/09/12 - 11:20 AM]
Four Series on The Hub TV Network Honored With CINE Golden Eagle Awards
"Family Game Night," "Transformers Prime," "Pound Puppies" and "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" were recognized for high quality production and storytelling.

[07/09/12 - 10:30 AM]
Music Sensation Carly Rae Jepsen to Perform in the Season Premiere of "90210"
She'll perform a song from her much-anticipated new album in the episode where she is the music headliner for Adrianna's (Jessica Lowndes) Las Vegas premiere.

[07/09/12 - 10:09 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Dates for New Seasons of "Boardwalk Empire" and "Treme"
The former returns Sunday, September 16 followed by the latter on Sunday, September 23.

[07/09/12 - 10:08 AM]
Multi-Platinum Selling Recording Artist Gavin DeGraw to Perform on "America's Got Talent" Wednesday, July 11, 9-10 PM ET
DeGraw will perform his current single and album's title track, "Sweeter," during the live results show.

[07/09/12 - 10:07 AM]
Warner Bros. Entertainment and Comic-Con Reteam to Distribute Official Bag of Comic-Con(R) International: San Diego
"Arrow," "The Big Bang Theory," "Fringe," "Supernatural" and "The Vampire Diaries" are among the available themes.

[07/09/12 - 10:07 AM]
Nominees Announced for the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards(R), Airing Friday, September 21 (8:00-9:00 P.M. ET) on NBC, and Online Voting Launches at ALMAAwards.com
Nominees include Diego Boneta, Eva Mendes, Christina Aguilera, Bruno Mars and Jennifer Lopez.

[07/09/12 - 09:15 AM]
TCM Remembers Actor Ernest Borgnine with 24-Hour Marathon Thursday, July 26
TCM's 10-film memorial tribute is set to begin at 6 a.m. (ET) with 1956's "The Catered Affair."

[07/09/12 - 09:03 AM]
Syfy Renews Hit "Total Blackout" - Channel's Most Watched New Series of 2012 - for Second Season Beginning Tuesday, November 13 at 9PM
The first of 16 new episodes will roll out this fall on the cable channel.

[07/09/12 - 08:57 AM]
ABC is #1 on Sunday as "Secret Millionaire" and "EM: Weight Loss" Surge Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 8.

[07/09/12 - 08:44 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Originals Best Repeat Competition
"Secret Millionaire" and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" power the Alphabet to the top spot.

[07/09/12 - 08:37 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks #1 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Other Key Demos on Sunday
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 8.

[07/09/12 - 08:23 AM]
Video: Kyra Sedgwick Says Goodbye to TNT's "The Closer"
The show's swan song kicks off tonight at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/09/12 - 08:13 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Perception" (TNT)

[07/09/12 - 08:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Brain Trust" (TBS)

[07/09/12 - 08:07 AM]
"Big Easy Justice" Returns to Spike TV with Eight Brand New Episodes Starting Monday, July 23
As previously reported, back-to-back episodes will air Mondays at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/09/12 - 08:04 AM]
"The X Factor" Judge Demi Lovato to Host "Teen Choice 2012" Airing Sunday, July 22, Live on FOX
Also, Cat Deeley has been added to the choice list of talent scheduled to appear.

[07/09/12 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Go Behind the Scenes of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" With a First Look at the Final Season
"War of the Damned" is scheduled to air January 2013 on the pay channel.

[07/09/12 - 07:12 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Establishes Comedy Central Enterprises And Names Mitch Fried As Executive Vice President To Lead New Division
The new business division will focus on consumer products, home video, CDs and digital downloads, publishing and live touring.

[07/09/12 - 07:02 AM]
"The Talk" Hosts Take Over the "Big Brother" House for a Special Show to Air on "The Talk," Thursday, July 12
The new season of "Big Brother" premieres that evening at 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT on CBS.

[07/09/12 - 06:26 AM]
Dateline Launches "Dateline Chatline" Web App
The interactive digital platform "brings 'Dateline's' loyal viewers together live during each broadcast to discuss the evening's mystery."

[07/09/12 - 05:20 AM]
Encores of "America's Got Talent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Rank #2 in Their Time Periods in 18-49 on Saturday
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 7.

[07/09/12 - 04:00 AM]
Live from E! - New Daily Webcast Premieres Today on E! Online
The webcast is set to air weekdays at 12:30pm ET/9:30am PT.

[07/09/12 - 03:01 AM]
Jena Malone Featured in New "WIGS" Series Written and Directed by Ami Canaan Mann
The three-episode series begins today and will air new episodes on Wednesday and Friday.

[07/08/12 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Saturday Baseball Game of the Week" Finale Trumps "NYC 22" Return
FOX wins the evening with just 3.90 million viewers and a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49.

[07/07/12 - 08:57 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 6.

[07/07/12 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Wins Latest Battle of Newsmagazine
ABC is the top draw last night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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.







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[07/26/17 - 12:38 PM]
21 Million Viewers Tune In to Simulcast Premiere of Disney's "Descendants 2" in Live + 3 Data
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 21.

[07/26/17 - 11:14 AM]
Electus Partners with Michael Franzese, Moshe Diamant, and Michael Tadross Jr. to Create New Mafia Series "American Royalty"
The project is a revealing and uncompromising look back at a time when mobsters were bigger than life, often bringing politicians and corporate executives to their knees.

[07/26/17 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform Dives Into Production on New Original Drama Series "Siren"
Sibongile "Sibo" Mlambo joins the previously announced cast of Alex Roe, Eline Powell, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun and Rena Owen.

[07/26/17 - 10:58 AM]
PBS Announces "We'll Meet Again" with Ann Curry, New Six-Part Series Premiering Winter 2018
Exploring some of history's most dramatic events from across the globe through the personal stories of those who experienced them, the series brings together people whose lives intersected at pivotal moments.

[07/26/17 - 10:50 AM]
Animal Planet's "Rescue Dog to Super Dog" Gives Assistance and Comfort to People in Need and a Second Chance to Shelter Dogs
The newcomer launches Saturday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/17 - 10:49 AM]
Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino to Anchor Science Channel's Primetime Coverage of the Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21 at 9 PM
In addition, Massimino will serve as guide to the definitive series on our closest neighbors in the solar system, "The Planets," premiering Tuesday, August 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/17 - 10:48 AM]
Terry O'Quinn to Host New Science Channel Series "Mysteries of the Missing"
The series premieres Saturday, August 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/26/17 - 10:47 AM]
"MythBusters" Returns to Science Channel with New Team on November 15
The new 14-episode season, featuring Brian Louden and Jon Lung, will debut on Wednesday, November 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/26/17 - 10:32 AM]
Spike Presents an Encore Presentation of Bellator's Biggest Event Ever - Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva
Bellator's biggest fight card featured a double main event between fierce rivals Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva.

[07/26/17 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Welcomes Tamron Hall Back to Primetime with an All-New Season of Her Hit Newsmagazine "Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall"
Season five premieres Sunday, September 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/26/17 - 10:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery Peels Back Dark and Secret Layers to Reveal "Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery"
The two-hour world-premiere special airs Sunday, August 27 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/26/17 - 09:02 AM]
Award-Winning Filmmaker Ava DuVernay Expands Creative Partnership with Oprah Winfrey Via First-Look Deal with Harpo Films for Television and Digital Media
Additionally, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced it has renewed for a third season DuVernay's critically acclaimed original drama series "Queen Sugar."

[07/26/17 - 09:00 AM]
Lynn Sadofsky Joins Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel Programming Teams
Sadofsky will work with programmers to develop new series, manage show production and cultivate new talent.

[07/26/17 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Coast to Victory
The Peacock once again eclipses the competition in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/26/17 - 06:02 AM]
AMC Launches The Walking Dead Fan Rewards Club and The Walking Dead Subscription Box (Working Title) in September
The latter service will be $49.99 each quarter and fans can begin signing up in late September.