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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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[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
David Schwimmer Cast as Attorney Robert Kardashian in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
He'll join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson and Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark.

[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
"Whale Wars" Returns to Animal Planet January 2 with a World Premiere Three-Hour Event
Under legal siege, Captain Paul Watson is forced to hand the mission over to youthful veteran Peter Hammarstedt following a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

[12/19/14 - 11:58 AM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel Announce the On Air Team for Barrett-Jackson Live
Coverage begins Tuesday, January 13 from 6-8 PM ET on Discovery Channel and continues through Sunday, January 18 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity.

[12/19/14 - 10:12 AM]
"Night Will Fall," Revealing the Untold Story of a 1945 Film Detailing Concentration-Camp Atrocities, Debuts Jan. 26, Exclusively on HBO
The film juxtaposes horrific raw footage and scenes from the 1945 documentary with insights from the survivors, the soldiers who liberated them and the filmmakers who recorded these appalling images.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for New Drama "Mr. Robot"
The series stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrom.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Starz Releases New Video and Image from "Outlander"
The release is part of Starz's 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings that has been giving fans something extra special for the holidays to get them through the #Droughtlander.

[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
AMC Casts International Film Star Daniel Wu as Lead of "Badlands" (WT)
The series tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Wu) and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
"@midnight" Moves to 11:30 p.m. for Two Weeks Only; Comedy Central Premieres "Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular" and "This Is Not Happening" in January
The premiere episode of "This Is Not Happening" will be available on Amazon Instant Video on January 12 and in the Comedy Central App on January 13.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" Returns for Third Season Jan. 9, Exclusively on Cinemax
New guest stars this season include Denis O'Hare, Chaske Spencer, Tom Pelphrey and Meaghan Rath.

[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Comedies Power CBS to Top Spot
A repeat "The Big Bang Theory" and a new "Mom" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/19/14 - 08:08 AM]
Season Two of "My Big Redneck Family" Premieres Saturday, January 17 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
Tom Arnold is back to host the 13-episode second season as this lovable gang faces more parenting problems, marital misadventures and questionable career moves than ever before.

[12/19/14 - 08:03 AM]
First-Time People's Choice Award Nominee Iggy Azalea and Last Year's People's Choice Award Winner Fall Out Boy to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2015"
They will join the lineup with recently announced performers Lady Antebellum.

[12/19/14 - 08:00 AM]
FOX's TV Everywhere Content Now Available to More Than 20 Million DirecTV Customers Nationwide
In addition, DirecTV will make the feeds of FX, FXX, FS1, FS2, National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD available for out-of-home streaming on the DirecTV Everywhere platform.

[12/19/14 - 07:28 AM]
Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern Gives Viewers a Tasty Look at Foods That Define Global Locations on New Series "Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations"
The 13-episode series, an extension of the popular "Bizarre Foods" franchise, takes viewers on an international journey to iconic cities around the world for a taste of their quintessential, not-to-be missed dishes.