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[07/11/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 11
Updates include: Amanda Peet to recur on CBS's "The Good Wife"; "NCIS" locks up series regulars for upcoming season; and trio bound for FOX's "The Mindy Project."

[07/11/12 - 06:05 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Revolution" (NBC)
The pilot is the fifth of five making its world premiere tonight at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

[07/11/12 - 06:04 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Following" (FOX)
The pilot is the fourth of five making its world premiere tonight at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

[07/11/12 - 06:03 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Cult" (The CW)
The pilot is the third of five making its world premiere tonight at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

[07/11/12 - 06:02 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Arrow" (The CW)
The pilot is the second of five making its world premiere tonight at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

[07/11/12 - 06:01 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "666 Park Avenue" (ABC)
The pilot is the first of five making its world premiere tonight at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

[07/11/12 - 05:46 PM]
Video: "The X Factor" New Season Two Promo!
Check out the latest sneak preview for the show's second season.

[07/11/12 - 03:57 PM]
FOX Pulls "Mobbed" Originals from Saturdays
In a third revision to its Saturday lineup, look for repeats instead this coming weekend.

[07/11/12 - 03:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles" Tops Originals, "Storage Wars" Wins Demo Race
Plus: numbers for USA's "White Collar," Oxygen's "The Glee Project" and TV Land's "Retired at 35."

[07/11/12 - 02:58 PM]
UFC 148 Prelims on FX Pack Punch - Four Fight Undercard Was the Highest-Rated UFC Preliminary Card Event on Record Among Adults 18-34, Men 18-34
FX spins the numbers for Saturday, July 7.

[07/11/12 - 02:53 PM]
truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" Launches Season 6 with More Than 2.5 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 10.

[07/11/12 - 01:30 PM]
MLB All-Star Game Reaffirmed as Premier Annual TV Event of Summer as Total Viewership Increases
FOX spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 10.

[07/11/12 - 01:09 PM]
"Are You Normal, America?" and "Million Dollar Neighborhood" Return to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network This Saturday, July 14
Plus: look for "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's: An Extra Slice" that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/11/12 - 12:27 PM]
TNT Orders Third Season of Epic Drama "Falling Skies"
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the show's third season, slated to air in 2013.

[07/11/12 - 11:39 AM]
Starz Announces New Projects from Steven S. DeKnight, J. Michael Straczynski, Roy Lee and Rob Tapert in Development at the Network
"Incursion," an epic science fiction action-thriller, and "Vlad Dracula," a unique spin of the classic tale, are both in the works.

[07/11/12 - 11:20 AM]
Extra Takes Over Comic-Con(R) With Stars from The Hunger Games, Resident Evil: Retribution, The Big Bang Theory, Community, Fringe and More
"Extra" will host live onstage interviews daily with stars from the visiting television series.

[07/11/12 - 11:20 AM]
The Wait Is Over and in Less Than 24 Hours, MTV Will Once Again Take Comic-Con by Storm!
The cable channel details its offerings for the coming weekend.

[07/11/12 - 11:08 AM]
Nickelodeon Launches "Turtles vs. Foot" Campaign at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012
Said effort is designed to the promote the debut of the animated series on September 29.

[07/11/12 - 10:08 AM]
Science to Launch the Definitive "Firefly" Ten-Year Anniversary Event Featuring the World Premiere Special "Browncoats Unite"
The hour-long special - premiering Sunday, November 11 - will feature exclusive footage from this weekend's Comic-Com panel.

[07/11/12 - 10:00 AM]
Video: First Look at Britney Spears' Judging Debut on Season Two of "The X Factor"
The promo made its debut during last night's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game.

[07/11/12 - 09:52 AM]
TNT and TBS's Original Programming Group Reorganizes, with New Roles for Lillah McCarthy, Brett Weitz and Kathy Busby, Plus Newly Hired Unscripted Development Exec David Eilenberg
Yesterday, TBS and TNT announced the addition of David Eilenberg as senior vice president of unscripted development.

[07/11/12 - 09:49 AM]
"Access Hollywood" to Broadcast from London During Upcoming Summer Olympics
Anchor Billy Bush is set to co-host his fifth Olympic Games, alongside correspondents Michelle Beadle and London's own Tim Vincent.

[07/11/12 - 09:39 AM]
History's "Swamp People" Helps 17 Year Old During Gator Attack - Season Finale Tomorrow at 9pm ET
The cable channel recounts the story from Fort Myers, Florida's WPTV.

[07/11/12 - 09:35 AM]
ABC's Debut of "NY Med" is the #1 Most-Watched Show at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 10.

[07/11/12 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Announces 2012-2013 Premiere Dates
All of the Eye's series will roll out during the traditional "premiere week" (September 24-30), save for "Survivor" on September 19.

[07/11/12 - 09:15 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Upload with Shaquille O'Neal" (working title)
Each week on the series, Shaq, Gary Owen and Godfrey will scour the internet looking for the funniest online videos to comment on, as well as create their own viral videos.

[07/11/12 - 09:14 AM]
NBC Olympics and Facebook Announce Partnership for London 2012 Olympic Games
Said page "will feature the most up-to-date news and information, and will engage fans of the Olympic Games with featured polls, photo galleries, trivia and shareable images."

[07/11/12 - 09:11 AM]
The White House Project and USA Network Host "Political Animals" Screenings and Discussions on Important Women's Leadership Issues Raised in the Limited Series Television Event
Andrea Mitchell will moderate a panel discussion immediately following a screening of the premiere episode on Wednesday, July 11 at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

[07/11/12 - 09:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Is Tops With "MLB All-Star Game"
NBC has to settle for second place despite an expanded two-hour "America's Got Talent."

[07/11/12 - 09:06 AM]
BBC Worldwide Reveals "Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control" at San Diego Comic-Con
The item will make its North American debut at the BBC America booth #3629 starting preview night July 11 through the end of Comic Con.

[07/11/12 - 08:43 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows Versus Results for the Prior Tuesday by 17% in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 10.

[07/11/12 - 08:40 AM]
Fearless Chefs Ditch Kitchen for "Extreme" Culinary Competition on Season Two of "Extreme Chef"
The show's sophomore run kicks off Thursday, August 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/11/12 - 08:23 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and Matt Groening Announce the Launch of the New "Futurama Head-In-A-Jar Creator" App
The free app, which was a huge success on iOS, is now also available for Android users and is loaded with a wealth of additional features.

[07/11/12 - 08:18 AM]
"Childrens Hospital" and "NTSF:SD:SUV::" Join Forces This Summer to Invade Thursday Nights
Look for their back-to-back season premieres at Midnight and 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on August 9th.

[07/11/12 - 07:41 AM]
State Farm(R) and Lexus Reward Adult Swim Fans Attending the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International
Throughout the convention, Adult Swim fully-wrapped Lexus vehicles will descend on San Diego to provide free rides to fans throughout the day for individuals age 18 and over.

[07/11/12 - 07:32 AM]
All Aboard for the Premiere of Bravo's Comedy Special "Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class" Premiering Thursday, July 26th at 10PM ET/PT
In addition to hosting "Kathy," Griffin has had an impressive 13 original comedy specials for Bravo since 2005.

[07/11/12 - 07:29 AM]
Iain Glen Will Seek Revenge During Guest Appearance on Syfy's Popular Series "Haven"
He'll play "a refined yet bitter man who has been trapped inside his house for more than 27 years" in the October 26 episode.

[07/11/12 - 06:31 AM]
"Stand Up To Cancer" Returns To Primetime For Its Third Star-studded Broadcast On September 7th
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will all simulcast the one-hour special that Friday at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/11/12 - 05:09 AM]
Hallmark Channel and American Humane Association Announce Nation's 2012 "Hero Dog Awards" Finalists
The Hero Dog Awards will air as a 90-minute special Friday, November 2 on Hallmark Channel as part of its Pet Project campaign.

[07/10/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 10
Updates include: CBS revives comedy "Ex Men" with pilot order; A&E greenlights "Those Who Kill" drama pilot; and Lifetime to develop "Two Kisses for Maddy" as a telefilm.

[07/10/12 - 09:04 PM]
Viacom Drops 17 National Networks from DirecTV Lineup After Ignoring DirecTV's Latest Proposal
The DirecTV Kids' Mix Channel will help parents find programming alternatives when they tune to any children's network removed by Viacom.

[07/10/12 - 05:29 PM]
Video: Dan Harmon Discusses His Exit from "Community" on "Attack of the Show!"
The former showrunner chatted with Marc Maron to discuss his exit from the show he created.

[07/10/12 - 04:41 PM]
Video: 11 Deleted Scenes from FX's "BrandX with Russell Brand"
The late-night series airs Thursdays at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[07/10/12 - 04:36 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Triumphs With "Home Run Derby"
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Opening Act," HBO's "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" and ABC Family's "Bunheads."

[07/10/12 - 03:48 PM]
USA Network Launches a Virtual Treasure Hunt With "White Collar: Neal's Stash"
The 10-week experience, with 50 custom videos, was developed in conjunction with the show's creative team.

[07/10/12 - 02:06 PM]
Nickelodeon Honors Ernest Borgnine with a "SpongeBob SquarePants" Two-Hour Marathon
Borgnine's Mermaid Man will be showcased from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Wednesday, July 11.

[07/10/12 - 01:16 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Remains Unstoppable for HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah Builds a Network," VH1's "Big Ang" and Discovery's "Bounty Wars."

[07/10/12 - 01:14 PM]
Oxygen Announces "Glee" Stars Dianna Agron and Grant Gustin to Join "The Glee Project" as Upcoming Guest Mentors
Other upcoming mentors include Amber Riley (July 24), Darren Criss (July 31) and Chris Colfer (August 14).

[07/10/12 - 01:11 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "NASCAR: Coke Zero 400" Puts TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Man vs. Wolf," FX's "UFC 148 Preliminaries" and HBO's "Boxing After Dark."

[07/10/12 - 12:55 PM]
The Votes Are In! The Fans Have Spoken! SOAPnet Presents "General Hospital's Gold Medal Moments" Starting July 30th and Running Through August 10th
Categories include Best Back from the Beyond Moment, Steamiest Seduction, Best Soap-tastrophe, Hottest Supercouple, Best OMG Moment and more!







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[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.

[05/04/16 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Mom-Themed Marathon of "Family Feud," Sunday, May 8
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day.

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.

[05/04/16 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in May with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Brie Larson (May 7), Drake (May 14) and Fred Armisen (May 21) will close out the show's season.

[05/04/16 - 01:01 PM]
Megyn Kelly to Sit Down with Laverne Cox during "MEGYN KELLY presents," Airing Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
As previously announced, the special also will feature Kelly's first extensive sit-down interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

[05/04/16 - 12:02 PM]
"Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule" Season 4 Premieres Friday, June 17th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim
The new season will be followed by "Decker: Unclassified," starring Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington.

[05/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
Start Your Summer with an Animated Adventure During Freeform's "Funday" Weekend Programming Event on May 14 and 15
Experience college through Mike Wazowski's eye, whip up recipes with Remy, and cheer on Wreck-It Ralph and Aladdin as they attempt to prove themselves as heroes.

[05/04/16 - 11:57 AM]
GSN to Launch First Spinoff Series from "Skin Wars" Franchise; "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Debuts Wednesday, June 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The series features three of "Skin Wars" top former contestants who mentor six new, highly accomplished artists each week.

[05/04/16 - 10:49 AM]
National Geographic Launches a Covert Investigation Into the Disappearance of Adventurer Cody Dial in Riveting True-Crime Series, "Missing Dial"
The six-part series launches Sunday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/04/16 - 10:25 AM]
Valerie Bertinelli Entertains Friends & Family on the Return of "Valerie's Home Cooking"
Valerie is back in the kitchen sharing her tips for easy-to-make, delicious dishes and homemade recipes, adding her own signature touches and flavor along the way.

[05/04/16 - 10:08 AM]
TNT Teams Up with E4 on "Foreign Bodies"
The series is the story of a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three-month trip around Asia.

[05/04/16 - 10:01 AM]
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach Joins ESPN
Wambach will cover international sporting events for the network later this summer at the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in France and 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

[05/04/16 - 09:39 AM]
E! Announces Four New Unscripted Series as the Pop Culture Powerhouse Continues to Expand on Successful Primetime Slate
Highlights include a spin-off of hit franchise "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) set against the sunny, sexy backdrop of South Florida.

[05/04/16 - 09:34 AM]
Netflix Celebrates "Marseille"
In advance of the series launch on May 5, Netflix surprised the residents of Marseille today in true Hollywood fashion when a french twist of the original "Hollywood" sign was erected to overlook the city.