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[07/17/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 17
Updates include: Ty Olsson to recur on The CW's "Supernatural"; Ronald D. Moore to develop series based on the "Outlander" novels; and Ryan Rottman to drop by ABC Family's "The Lying Game."

[07/17/12 - 04:01 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Wins Demo Crown, "The Closer" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Central Park Effect," Disney XD's "Mr. Young" and Syfy's "Eureka."

[07/17/12 - 03:10 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: HBO's "True Blood" Holds Off Scripted Premieres
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah Builds a Network" TLC's "Strange Sex" and Food Network's "3 Days to Open With Bobby Flay."

[07/17/12 - 03:05 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Syfy Tops Originals With "True Bloodthirst"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You," Showtime's "D.L. Hughley: Reset" and Nickelodeon's "One Direction: A Year in the Making."

[07/17/12 - 02:56 PM]
"E! Entertainment Special: 15 Awesomest Boy Bands" Debuts July 24 At 9 PM ET/PT On E!
AJ McLean, Brad Fischetti, Jeff Timmons, Tamyra Gray, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Michael Bivins and Leesa Coble are among those interviewed.

[07/17/12 - 02:11 PM]
TNT's "The Closer" and "Perception" Grow in Week Two
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 16.

[07/17/12 - 01:02 PM]
Turner Sports' Coverage of NASCAR Summer Series Averages 3.1 U.S. HH Rating, Up 3% vs. 2011
Turner spins the numbers for its NASCAR coverage to date this season.

[07/17/12 - 12:34 PM]
Disney XD Posts its Most-Watched Week Ever in Total Day Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11, Kids 6-14 and Tweens 9-14
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 12:06 PM]
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Exclusive Interview With Cheryl Strayed, Author of Best Seller Wild Premieres on "Super Soul Sunday" July 22 at 11 AM on OWN
Upcoming guests include Marianne Williamson on July 29 and Michael Singer on August 5.

[07/17/12 - 11:54 AM]
MTV to Debut Shine Global's Award-Winning Documentary Following a Young Undocumented Latina Artist in "Inocente"
The film, winner of "Best Documentary Short" at the 2012 San Antonio Film Festival, airs Friday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/17/12 - 11:31 AM]
Disney Channel's Summer Ratings Heat Up to Near Record Levels - 2nd-Most-Watched Week in Kids 2-11 and 3rd-Most-Watched in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Tops Four of Seven Nights for Another Weekly Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 11:13 AM]
"48 Hours Mystery: Family Affair" Was Saturday's #1 Show in Households, Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 14.

[07/17/12 - 11:00 AM]
TNT's Summer Lineup Continues Its Strong Performance, Chalking Up Cable's Top 3 Series for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 10:18 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ties for #1 Among Non-Sports Prime Telecasts in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 10:15 AM]
TLC Introduces Two Big Personalities from Tiny Bodies in New Series "Big Tiny"
The cable channel's latest reality entry rolls out Monday, August 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/17/12 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Presents "Jimmy Fallon's Primetime Music Special" on Wednesday, July 25 at 10PM ET
Hosted by Fallon, the hour will include original performances such as "Tebowie" and Fallon as Neil Young singing "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

[07/17/12 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - "Big Bang," "Big Brother" Lead Network to Big Weekly Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 09:51 AM]
Lifetime Major Program Event "The Week the Women Went" to Premiere August 15
The five-episode series was previously slated to launch on June 6.

[07/17/12 - 09:50 AM]
GSN Acquires Off-Network Rights to "Minute to Win It"
Repeats will air in four-hour blocks on Tuesday nights from 7 pm to 11 pm (ET) beginning on Tuesday, July 24.

[07/17/12 - 09:50 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Claims 3 of the Top 20 Most-Watched Shows of the Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 09:28 AM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Second Season Extends Online With Launch of New "Guy COde" Blog on MTV.com
The blog will act as a daily extension of the on-air franchise, giving fans additional out-takes and new videos featuring cast members.

[07/17/12 - 09:21 AM]
World Premiere Lifetime Original Movie "Fatal Honeymoon" Airs Saturday, August 25
Harvey Keitel, Amber Clayton and Billy Miller star in the project, which is based on a true story.

[07/17/12 - 09:01 AM]
PBS Series "American Masters" and "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.," Reach Record Number of Viewers
PBS spins the numbers for the season to date of both series.

[07/17/12 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" Triumph for FOX
Both shows are up week to week for the network among adults 18-49.

[07/17/12 - 08:44 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Jumps Week to Week by 21% in 18-49 Rating and by 12% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 16 plus the week of July 9-15.

[07/17/12 - 08:43 AM]
Oxygen Media Study Reveals Women Say Yes to Adoption
The Lightspeed Research poll is timed with the network's launch of "I'm Having Their Baby" on Monday, July 23.

[07/17/12 - 08:42 AM]
Yahoo! Unveils an Immersive Digital Experience with Tom Hanks' New Animated Series "Electric City" Online Now
The first ten episodes, which are all 4-7 minutes in length, premiere today, with the remaining episodes being released on July 18th and July 19th.

[07/17/12 - 08:41 AM]
"The Bachelorette: Men Tell All" Improves Year-to-Year by 1.5 Million and 29% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 16.

[07/17/12 - 08:08 AM]
CMT Greenlights Production on Four New Series
Said quartet joins the previously announced "Trinity 911" and "Bounty Hunters."

[07/17/12 - 08:06 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Go On" (NBC)

[07/17/12 - 08:05 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Friday Night Dinner" (NBC)

[07/17/12 - 08:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Mindy Project" (FOX)

[07/17/12 - 08:03 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Rebounding" (FOX)

[07/17/12 - 08:01 AM]
TLC to Premiere New Special "My Teen Is Pregnant and So Am I" on Wednesday, August 1
Said hour follows "two families whose lives are turned upside down when mothers and their teenage daughters unexpectedly find themselves pregnant at the same time."

[07/17/12 - 07:43 AM]
Comedy Central(R) and KFC Partner to Launch the Digital Original Series and Contest "Growing Up and Getting Out"
Dave Koechner, Steve Rannazissi and Mo Collins star in the five-episode web series, which launches today.

[07/17/12 - 07:08 AM]
A&E's "Shipping Wars" Season Two Goes Into Drive Tuesday, August 7
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/16/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 16
Updates include: Gaius Charles heads for ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; Mark Consuelos to visit FX's "American Horror Story"; and CBS, 20th in talks to renew "How I Met Your Mother" for ninth season.

[07/16/12 - 04:23 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TBS Tops Demos With Return of "For Better or Worse"
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "God Bless Ozzy Osbourne," HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/16/12 - 03:54 PM]
Video: "Ben 10: Omniverse" Brings Hero Time to San Diego Comic-Con!
Check out a first look at the premiere episode of the series, due in September.

[07/16/12 - 03:24 PM]
National Geographic Channel Signs Billy Campbell As Abraham Lincoln And Jesse Johnson As John Wilkes Booth In The Scott Free Production Of "Killing Lincoln"
Plus: Geraldine Hughes is set as Mary Todd Lincoln; Graham Beckel as Secretary of War Edwin Stanton; and Shawn Pyfrom as Private John W. Nichols.

[07/16/12 - 03:17 PM]
TV Land Ships "Retired at 35" to Wednesdays at 11:00/10:00c
The struggling comedy had been airing on Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/16/12 - 03:16 PM]
Disney Channel Kicks Off "Summer Adventure Weekend" with Friday's Top 30 TV Telecasts in Kids 2-11/Kids 6-11 and Cable TV's Top 11 Telecasts in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, July 13.

[07/16/12 - 02:59 PM]
Video: GSN Presents a First Look at "The American Bible Challenge"
Jeff Foxworthy hosts the studio-based game show, which launches Thursday, August 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/16/12 - 02:43 PM]
Video: "Sons of Anarchy" - Before the Anarchy
Get a first look at the new season, premiering Tuesday, September 11 on FX.

[07/16/12 - 12:20 PM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Brings Olympic Legends Together Sunday, July 22 on OWN
Greg Louganis, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Carl Lewis, Mary Lou Retton and Mark Spitz are among those featured in the two-hour episode.

[07/16/12 - 12:17 PM]
TNT Orders Pilot of "The Last Ship," Executive-Produced by Michael Bay
Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane co-wrote the script to the project, based on the novel by William Brinkley.

[07/16/12 - 12:16 PM]
New Comedic Reality Series "WakeBrothers" Set to Debut Two Back-to-Back Episodes on Wednesday, July 25, Starting at 11:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
Plus: the first episode will be available to stream on MTV.com and download for free on iTunes starting tomorrow, July 17.

[07/16/12 - 12:02 PM]
"Dish Nation" Premieres Weeknights September 10th
The series has been cleared in over 95% of the country, including the FOX Television Stations in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

[07/16/12 - 12:00 PM]
AMC's "Breaking Bad" Season Five Premiere Is Most Watched Episode Ever With 2.9 Million Viewers
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 15.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.