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[07/20/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 20
Updates include: Mariah Carey on track to join FOX's "American Idol"; Clea Duvall bound for "American Horror Story"; and FOX, The CW eye separate takes on "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

[07/20/12 - 03:52 PM]
"Anger Management" Posts Week-to-Week Growth Across the Board, with Top 5 Time Period Ranks in Virtually All Key Demos and Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 03:33 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: USA Wins Demos, Total Viewers With "Burn Notice"
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Project Runway," History's "Great Lake Warriors" and TLC's "Four Weddings."

[07/20/12 - 01:10 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces the Winner of the "Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search"
Look for said winner to join Kelly Ripa as co-host this Tuesday, July 24.

[07/20/12 - 12:58 PM]
TBS's "Sullivan & Son" Opens with 2.5 Million Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 12:27 PM]
Lifetime's "Army Wives" Reaches Series Milestone - Hit Drama to Premiere Its 100th Episode on August 5
Said installment features appearances by Dr. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the U.S. Army and General George Casey, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army.

[07/20/12 - 11:20 AM]
"Time Machine Chefs" Will Transport Viewers to a Wondrous World of Food, Competition and Different Historical Eras, as Popular Chefs Compete for the Title of "The Greatest Chef in History"
Chefs Art Smith, Chris Cosentino, Ilan Hall and Jill Davie star in the one-hour special, airing Thursday, August 16 on ABC.

[07/20/12 - 11:11 AM]
"Sports Illustrated" Presented by Lexus Set to Premiere July 24, 9:00 P.M. on NBC Sports Network
The series is a monthly, hour-long sports magazine TV show produced by NBC Sports and Sports Illustrated.

[07/20/12 - 11:02 AM]
"Jane By Design" Stars Nick Roux and Matt Atkinson Will Live Blog and Tweet During the Episode Airing Tuesday, July 24
They'll be up on @TheRealNickRoux and @JMattAtkinson during the East Coast broadcast of the episode.

[07/20/12 - 10:09 AM]
NBC News Special Coverage of Tragedy in Colorado
Ann Curry will anchor a special edition of "Dateline" live from Aurora, Colorado at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/20/12 - 10:04 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Air 14 CFL Games in 2012
Highlights include the 100th edition of the Grey Cup on Sunday, November 25.

[07/20/12 - 09:44 AM]
It's Double the Trouble When Twins go from Matching Outfits to Matching Mugshots in Investigation Discovery's "Evil Twins"
The three-part series premieres on Thursday, July 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/20/12 - 09:37 AM]
CBS Program Advisory - "48 Hours: Tragedy in Aurora" Will Be Broadcast Tonight (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
The one-hour special will replace the previously announced repeat of "Undercover Boss."

[07/20/12 - 09:37 AM]
ABC News Plans Comprehensive Breaking News Coverage of the Mass Shooting in Aurora, Colorado
Chris Cuomo will anchor a special live edition of "20/20" tonight from Colorado at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/20/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Lovetown, USA" Premieres Sunday, August 19 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The 30-day social experiment challenged the residents of Kingsland, Georgia to focus on building love in their community.

[07/20/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Scores its Best Adults 18-49 Rating in Over 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 08:55 AM]
"Rock Center" Is Up 31% Compared with NBC's Total-Viewer Average in the Time Period Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 08:55 AM]
Take an Afternoon Scooby Snack Break with New Episodes of "Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated" - New Episodes start July 30 at 2 p.m. (ET/PT)
Viewers can catch three full weeks of new episodes with Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, Velma and the loveable Scooby Monday through Friday starting on July 30.

[07/20/12 - 08:39 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu" Season 2 Premiere Scores as Television's #1 Telecast of the Day Among Kids 2-11 and All Boy Demos
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 18.

[07/20/12 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Again With "Big Bang," "Big Brother"
Along with a repeat of "Two and a Half Men," the Eye takes the top three spots in 18-49.

[07/20/12 - 08:14 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Animal Practice" (NBC)

[07/20/12 - 08:13 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Isabel" (NBC)

[07/20/12 - 08:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Mob Doctor" (FOX)

[07/20/12 - 08:11 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Untitled Port & Guarascio Project" (FKA "El Jefe") (FOX)

[07/20/12 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Join the Cast of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" as They Take You Through Gladiator Training
Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Simon Merrells, Dustin Clare, Ellen Hollman, Jenna Lind and Todd Lasance were among the participants.

[07/20/12 - 07:46 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for July 19
CBS details last night's eviction and Head of Household competition.

[07/20/12 - 03:12 AM]
DirecTV and Viacom Reach Agreement for Return of Viacom's 17 Channels Including Extensive New Digital Rights for DirecTV Customers
Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, BET, Spike, CMT, TV Land and ten other channels have been restored to subscribers.

[07/19/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 19
Updates include: Jennifer Jason Leigh to recur on ABC's "Revenge"; PBS drops Fred Willard as narrator of "Market Warriors"; and Adam Lambert to visit ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."

[07/19/12 - 05:48 PM]
Lifetime Orders Drama Pilots "The Secret Lives of Wives" (wt) and "Witches of East End"
Said hours are based on the novels by Iris Krasnow and Melissa de la Cruz, respectively.

[07/19/12 - 04:02 PM]
USA Network Secures Primetime Interactive Emmy Nomination for "Psych: Hashtag Killer"
This area of competition recognizes creative excellence in interactive media productions that stand alone as original storytelling experiences.

[07/19/12 - 03:32 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Slips Past "Dallas" for Top Spots
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Beverly Hills Nannies," TLC's "Virgin Diaries" and Showtime's "The Franchise."

[07/19/12 - 02:33 PM]
USA Network Hosts a Special "NCIS" Marathon Featuring Super Fan Comments Running On-Air on Sunday
Viewers can share why they are a Super Fan via Twitter using the hashtag #NCISsuperFan between 3/2c and 10/9c.

[07/19/12 - 02:05 PM]
EPIX Original "Seth MacFarlane: Swingin' in Concert" Earns Emmy Award Nomination
This year's Emmy Nomination is the fourth nomination for EPIX in less than three years since its launch.

[07/19/12 - 01:44 PM]
"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Premieres Wednesday, August 8 at 10 PM on TLC
A promo for the "Toddlers & Tiaras" spin-off bowed last night on the cable channel.

[07/19/12 - 01:19 PM]
Fuse Delivers "Kaskade: Freaks of Nature: Live from LA" Live and Commercial Free Friday, July 27th at 9:15PM PST / 12:15AM EST
The sold out show will also be streamed live on Ultra Music's YouTube page.

[07/19/12 - 01:13 PM]
Universal Television Releases Reaction from Emmy Nominee Maya Rudolph
"I had so much fun hosting - it was like coming home. Getting to go back and play with your friends... there's nothing better," said the actress.

[07/19/12 - 01:07 PM]
Spike TV - "Bar Rescue" and "Flip Men" Premiere Date Second Change
Said duo has been pushed back again, this time to Sunday, August 5 and Sunday, August 19, respectively.

[07/19/12 - 01:03 PM]
HGTV Extends Production on Six Popular Series
"I Want That," "Million Dollar Rooms," "Kitchen Cousins" and "Celebrities at Home" are among those due back.

[07/19/12 - 12:53 PM]
"The Nerdist: Comic-Con" and "The Nerdist: Tribute to Toys and Games" Premiere Saturday, July 28 on BBC America
Plus: look for three more "The Nerdist" specials in August, covering Science, Nerd Girls and Time Travel.

[07/19/12 - 12:37 PM]
"Absolutely Fabulous: Olympics Special" and "Going for Gold - The '48 Games" to Premiere July 25 on BBC America
Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley star in the former, which will be simulcast on Logo.

[07/19/12 - 12:32 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored With 12 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
"Futurama" received two nods: Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Voice-Over Category for Maurice LaMarche.

[07/19/12 - 12:22 PM]
Lionsgate(R) Roars With 22 Emmy(R) Nominations for Its Acclaimed Series "Mad Men" and "Nurse Jackie"
Edie Falco, Merritt Wever and Bobby Cannavale all received nods on the Showtime comedy.

[07/19/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Premiere of Oxygen Media's "All the Right Moves" Now Available on Oxygen.com
Watch the full debut installment in advance of its premiere on Tuesday, July 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/19/12 - 11:37 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Sells "Hot in Cleveland" to TV Stations in More Than 65% of the Country
The strip is already sold in 9 of the top 10 markets and 18 of the top 20 for a 2014 launch.

[07/19/12 - 11:33 AM]
NBC Pushes Two-Hour "American Ninja Warrior" Finale on July 23 Back an Hour to 9:00/8:00c
A repeat of "Fear Factor" will now lead off the night, while a second run "Grimm" will get bumped at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/19/12 - 11:18 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of July 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 9-13.

[07/19/12 - 11:05 AM]
BBC America's Dramaville Earns Five Emmy Nominations
"Luther" star Idris Elba, writer Neil Cross, director Sam Miller and the mini-series itself received nods.

[07/19/12 - 10:51 AM]
Record Breaking Shipwreck Recovery - Discovery Cameras Roll as Odyssey Marine Exploration Team Recovers 48 Tons of Silver Bullion
Discovery film crews captured the entire mission for a television special that will air in first quarter 2013.

[07/19/12 - 10:25 AM]
With its Best Performance in 3 Weeks, ABC is the No. 1 Network In Late Night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 9-13.

[07/19/12 - 10:21 AM]
TLC Delivers More Family Fun This Summer With New Series "United Bates of America"
The series, featuring Gil & Kelly Jo Bates and their large brood of 19 children, premieres Monday, August 13 at 9:00/8:00c.







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[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
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