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    [friday, july 13, 2012]    
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[07/13/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 13
Updates include: Jennifer Lopez confirms exit from FOX's "American Idol"; Joel McHale to recur on FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" to make TV bow on The CW.

[07/13/12 - 07:04 PM]
Video: "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Teaser Trailer Revealed at Comic-Con
The show's final season kicks off in January on the pay channel.

[07/13/12 - 04:20 PM]
"Arrow" Casting News at Comic-Con(R) - Kelly Hu to Guest Star as DC Comics Character China White in Highly Anticipated New Action-Drama
Executive producers Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg and David Nutter revealed the news at today's panel.

[07/13/12 - 04:12 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Wraps Season on Top for History
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Real L Word," TLC's "On the Fly" and Disney XD's "Tron: Uprising."

[07/13/12 - 03:51 PM]
Video: The CW's Comic-Con Clips and Previews
Check out the netlet's latest offerings from "Arrow," "Nikita" and "Beauty and the Beast."

[07/13/12 - 03:47 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" Season 3: New Cast Members - Comic Con
Look for the show's third season to roll out on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

[07/13/12 - 03:00 PM]
Video: "Bones" Comic-Con 2012 Reel
Watch the sneak preview that made its world premiere today at Comic-Con.

[07/13/12 - 02:34 PM]
AMC Announces "The Walking Dead" Season 3 Premiere on Sunday, October 14 at 9PM ET/PT
Said premiere will be followed by the return of "Talking Dead" and "Comic Book Men."

[07/13/12 - 02:05 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Gives One Lucky Fan a Trip to F---ing Space!! at "The Big Bang Theory" Comic-COn 2012 Panel
The prize is courtesy of XCOR Aerospace's Lynx RLV or Reusable Launch Vehicle.

[07/13/12 - 10:10 AM]
Disney Junior Will Launch Saturday, July 14 to Millions of DirecTV Customers Nationwide
Disney Junior launched in 2011 as a daytime programming block on Disney Channel and expanded to a 24/7 channel in 2012.

[07/13/12 - 09:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang" Repeats, "Big Brother" Premiere Spark CBS
The Eye posts its top Thursday numbers of the summer.

[07/13/12 - 09:16 AM]
ABC's Takes Second on Thursday to a "Big Brother"-Boosted CBS
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 12.

[07/13/12 - 09:06 AM]
The Premiere of "Big Brother" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 12.

[07/13/12 - 08:50 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Reports Its Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results Since January 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 12.

[07/13/12 - 06:35 AM]
CBS Reveals New "Big Brother" Twist With Past Houseguests Returning as Coaches for the Chance to Win a Separate $100,000 Prize
Mike "Boogie" Malin, Dan Gheesling, Janelle Pierzina and Britney Haynes will serve as the inaugural coaches this season.

[07/13/12 - 06:20 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Co-Stars Timothy Omundson & Maggie Lawson at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:19 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Creator Steve Franks at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:18 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Co-Stars Kirsten Nelson & Corbin Bernsen at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:17 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Co-Stars Dule Hill & James Roday at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:16 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Wilfred" Co-Star Elijah Wood at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the FX series, which airs Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/13/12 - 06:15 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Wilfred" Co-Star Jason Gann at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the FX series, which airs Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/13/12 - 06:14 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Elementary" Co-Star Jonny Lee Miller at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the CBS series, which premieres Thursday, September 27.

[07/13/12 - 06:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Elementary" Co-Star Lucy Liu at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the CBS series, which premieres Thursday, September 27.

[07/13/12 - 06:12 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Beauty and the Beast" Co-Stars Jay Ryan & Kristin Kreuk at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of The CW series, which premieres Thursday, October 11.

[07/13/12 - 06:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Maggie Q at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Aaron Stanford at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:09 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Executive Producer Craig Silverstein at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Shane West at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Melinda Clarke at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:06 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Lyndsy Fonseca at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Strike Back" Co-Stars Sullivan Stapleton & Philip Winchester at the San Diego Comic-Con - Part 3 of 3
Check out our visit with the cast of the Cinemax series, which returns Friday, August 17.

[07/13/12 - 06:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Strike Back" Co-Stars Sullivan Stapleton & Philip Winchester at the San Diego Comic-Con - Part 2 of 3
Check out our visit with the cast of the Cinemax series, which returns Friday, August 17.

[07/13/12 - 06:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Strike Back" Co-Stars Sullivan Stapleton & Philip Winchester at the San Diego Comic-Con - Part 1 of 3
Check out our visit with the cast of the Cinemax series, which returns Friday, August 17.

[07/12/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 12
Updates include: Bravo to develop former ABC drama "The Joneses"; Elizabeth Banks to guest on FOX's "Family Guy"; and Brannon Braga lands a potential drama at FX.

[07/12/12 - 06:25 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Presents an Exclusive First Look at the Seventh Season Premiere of Dexter(R)
The Comic-Con audience was also treated to an exclusive trailer for season two of "Homeland."

[07/12/12 - 05:29 PM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel 2012 Fall Preview
Highlights include the original movies "Puppy Love," "I Married Who?," "Common Law," "The Good Witch's Charm" and "Love at the Thanksgiving Parade."

[07/12/12 - 03:32 PM]
MTV Howls Over "Teen Wolf," Renewing the Show for a Third Season and Doubling the Episode Order to 24
This unprecedented pick-up marks the first time an MTV primetime scripted series has been renewed for a third season.

[07/12/12 - 03:08 PM]
ABC News Nominated for 17 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
"World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," "Nightline" and "20/20" were all recognized.

[07/12/12 - 03:02 PM]
GSN Announces Premiere of "The Pyramid" on Monday, September 3
The daily strip will air Monday through Friday at 6 pm ET on the cable channel.

[07/12/12 - 02:58 PM]
"Beverly Hills Nannies" is ABC Family's #1 Reality Series Launch Ever in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Key Females
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/12/12 - 02:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "ESPY Awards" Top Demos, "Royal Pains" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Franchise," TLC's "Cheer Perfection" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/12/12 - 02:33 PM]
Disney Channel Heads to the Beach With the World Premiere of "Heard It on the Radio" Music Video, Friday, July 13 on Disney Channel
The music video will be featured during this week's episode of "Jessie" at 8:30/7:30c.

[07/12/12 - 01:33 PM]
Steven Tyler Has Decided to Depart His Role as Judge on "American Idol"
"After some long... hard... thoughts... I've decided it's time for me to let go of my mistress 'American Idol' before she boils my rabbit," said Tyler.

[07/12/12 - 01:30 PM]
Disney Channel Orders a Fourth Season of Hit Comedy Series "Good Luck Charlie"
The sitcom recently delivered the #1 cable telecast of the week.

[07/12/12 - 12:34 PM]
"Fred 3: Camp Fred," Premieres on Saturday, July 28, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Tom Arnold, John Cena, Charlie Carver, Daniella Monet, Carlos Knight and Jake Weary also star in the project.

[07/12/12 - 12:03 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of July 2-6
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 2-6.

[07/12/12 - 11:50 AM]
"The Dark Knight Rises: The Battle for Gotham" - Reelz Special Makes its Prime Time Premiere on Wednesday, July 18th at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT
Among the highlights: Patrick Stinson talks to Christian Bale, who describes his emotional final day wearing the Bat suit.

[07/12/12 - 11:44 AM]
"60 Minutes" Garners 34 Emmy Nominations and Leads CBS News to Earn More Nominations Than Any Other Network
The 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on Monday, October 1.

[07/12/12 - 11:43 AM]
History's Launch of "Picked Off" Garners 2.3 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/12/12 - 11:37 AM]
Bride and Groom Turns to Bride and Doom on Investigation Discovery's New Series "Happily Never After"
Marlo Thomas narrates the series, which launches Saturday, July 21 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.