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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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[04/17/19 - 08:56 PM]
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[04/17/19 - 05:28 PM]
FOX Sports Announces 2019 NFL Schedule Culminating with Super Bowl LIV
FOX's strong 2019 regular season schedule features 37 divisional matchups - 10 from the NFC East, nine from the NFC West, eight from the NFC North, seven from the NFC South and one game each from the AFC North, South and West.

[04/17/19 - 05:20 PM]
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[04/17/19 - 05:13 PM]
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The 50th season will kick off on ESPN with a doubleheader Monday, September 9 - Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints (7 p.m. ET) and Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders (10:15 p.m. / 7:15 p.m. PT).

[04/17/19 - 05:03 PM]
CBS Sports' Schedule for Its 60th NFL Season Highlighted by Top AFC Games and More Marquee NFC Crossover Games Than Ever Before
"The NFL on CBS" schedule features games being played in the NFL's highest-rated and most-watched window each week, the 4:25 PM, ET national game on doubleheader weeks.

[04/17/19 - 12:30 PM]
The CW Network Sets Summer 2019 Premiere Dates; Announces Six Additional New Series to Join Already Packed Summer Slate
The newcomers include "The Big Stage," "Bulletproof," "Pandora," "Hypnotize Me," "Mysteries Decoded" and "Red Bull Peaking."

[04/17/19 - 12:08 PM]
Documentary "At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal" Debuts May 3, Exclusively on HBO
Offering insights that go beyond the sensational headlines, the film reveals a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything else, including protecting young female athletes.

[04/17/19 - 11:13 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Its 44th Season with Three Back-to-Back Shows in May
Emma Thompson (May 11) and Paul Rudd (May 18) will follow the previously announced Adam Sandler (May 4) as hosts.

[04/17/19 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Finds Its Master Chief: Emmy(R) Nominee Pablo Schreiber to Star in the Highly Anticipated Showtime Series "Halo"
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[04/17/19 - 10:16 AM]
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[04/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
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They join previously announced cast members Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd and Evan Evagora.

[04/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[04/17/19 - 09:47 AM]
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The promotional stunt is timed with the second season launch of YouTube Premium's "Cobra Kai" on April 24.

[04/17/19 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Amazon Original "The Boys" Unleashes New Uncensored Teaser Trailer
The subversive superhero series will debut July 26 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories.

[04/17/19 - 09:00 AM]
"Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!" to Feature Distinct Animation Styles in Cosmic Story Arc Beginning Sunday, May 5, on Disney XD and DisneyNOW
In the new storyline, the Guardians, desperate to escape the Collector's collapsing ship, jump into the Black Vortex Mirror and find themselves separated and trapped in strange new worlds.