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[07/23/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 23
Updates include: Laurence Fishburne in talks to join NBC's "Hannibal"; Stephen Merchant books "Hello Ladies" pilot at HBO; and ABC mulls "The Neighbors," "Suburgatory" swap on Wednesday nights.

[07/23/12 - 03:54 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "A.N.T. Farm" Leads Viewers, "WWE Smackdown" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Louisiana Lockdown," Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights" and Discovery's "Flying Wild Alaska."

[07/23/12 - 02:35 PM]
CNBC Announces First Reality Slate
"Exploring new formats in primetime allows us to find new ways to attract a broader viewership at night while still appealing to CNBC's highly affluent, educated and influential audience," said Jim Ackerman.

[07/23/12 - 01:45 PM]
Animal Planet's "Lost Treasure Hunters" Races to Find Long-Lost Diamond Mines of India
The newcomer bows Friday, August 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/23/12 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Olympics and Twitter Announce Partnership for London 2012 Olympic Games
Highlights include the first-ever Olympics event page in the U.S. at Twitter.com/#Olympics.

[07/23/12 - 01:31 PM]
MTV Rides a Wave of Fan Support With Five Wins at the "2012 Teen Choice Awards"
"Teen Wolf," "Awkward," and "Punk'd" were among the honored series.

[07/23/12 - 01:05 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly Confirms Mariah Carey In, Jennifer Lopez Out of "American Idol"
Plus: the network chief on "The X Factor," "Glee," "Fringe," "The Mindy Project," "Cosmos" and more!

[07/23/12 - 01:01 PM]
Video: MTV's "Ridiculousness" Starring Rob Dyrdek Returns to MTV on Monday, August 20 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: check out the all-new "Ridiculousness" trailer for the next 12 episodes.

[07/23/12 - 12:52 PM]
Discovery Channel's Hot New Series "Yukon Men" Is Chilling TV
Look for the newcomer to launch Friday August 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/23/12 - 12:40 PM]
Syfy's "Defiance" Commences Series Production in Toronto July 24th
Both the series and the game will debut simultaneously in April 2013.

[07/23/12 - 12:07 PM]
Platinum-Selling Global Megastar Mariah Carey Joins "American Idol" as New Judge
"As a singer, songwriter and producer, it's going to be fun and rewarding to help find new talent and give back with 'American Idol,'" said Carey.

[07/23/12 - 12:03 PM]
Internet Celebrity Philip DeFranco Tapped by Discovery to Host "Shark Week" Programming Event Driven Entirely by Social Media
The annual summer stunt kicks off its 25th season on Sunday, August 12.

[07/23/12 - 11:48 AM]
Special Event, "Shake It Up: Made In Japan," Premieres Friday, August 17 on Disney Channel
Zendaya and Bella Thorne perform three new original songs in the storyline: "Made In Japan," "The Same Heart" and "Fashion is My Kryptonite."

[07/23/12 - 11:29 AM]
The Chills, They're Multiplying With the Return of Syfy's Hit Series "Paranormal Witness"
12 all-new episodes - twice as many as in its debut season - will roll out beginning Wednesday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/12 - 10:41 AM]
"Kevin Nealon: Whelmed... But Not Overly" - "Weeds" Star Kevin Nealon's New Comedy Special to Premiere Saturday, August 4 at 10:30 PM (ET/PT) on Showtime(R)
Taped before an enthusiastic Denver, Colorado audience, "this special finds the popular funny man in top form."

[07/23/12 - 10:18 AM]
Video: Katie Couric's New, Nationally Syndicated Daytime Show, "Katie" -- New Promo: "Questions"
The series premieres Monday, September 10 on stations covering 95% of the country.

[07/23/12 - 10:04 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" July 25th Live Results Show to Feature Performances by Cher Lloyd and 2012 Tony Award-Winning Best New Musical "Once"
Plus: the last quarterfinal round of the season airs tomorrow night, where the last 12 of the "Top 48" acts will compete for the $1 million dollar prize.

[07/23/12 - 09:53 AM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" to Feature Exclusive Clip from Upcoming MTV Series "WakeBrothers" Tuesday, July 24 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: Phil and Bob Soven will be on-hand to host a four-hour marathon of MTV's "Ridiculousness" and "MTV2's Guy Code."

[07/23/12 - 09:27 AM]
Spike TV - "Bar Rescue" and "Flip Men" Premiere Dates Final Change
"Bar Rescue" will now return Sunday, July 29 with "Flip Men" following on Sunday, August 5.

[07/23/12 - 09:08 AM]
"The Bachelorette" Finale Grows Year to Year to Make ABC a Dominant #1 on Sunday
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 22.

[07/23/12 - 08:57 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows Versus the Prior Week by 25% in Adults 18-49 and 17% in Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 22.

[07/23/12 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Triumphs for ABC
The Alphabet is the network to beat in total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[07/23/12 - 08:36 AM]
FOX Currently Ranks as the Summer's No. 1 Network Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[07/23/12 - 08:35 AM]
All-Star Roster of Talent to Guest-Voice on "Animation Domination" Starting This Fall on FOX
Look for Johnny Depp, Jon Hamm, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Steve Carell, Ryan Reynolds, Zach Galifianakis, Bryan Cranston and more!

[07/23/12 - 08:34 AM]
Catch Up on All 24 Episodes of "New Girl's" First Season With the "New Girl Summer Catch-Up" Beginning Monday, July 30, on Yahoo!
The show's sophomore run then kicks off Tuesday, September 25 on FOX.

[07/23/12 - 08:33 AM]
"American Idol" Offers Hopefuls Three More Ways to Audition for Season 12
Highlights include the "American Idol Small Town Audition Bus Tour," the "Nominate An Idol" program and online auditions.

[07/23/12 - 08:32 AM]
FOX Feasts on a Fourth Season of "MasterChef"
"I am continually amazed by the raw talent, passion and creativity of home cooks across America," said Gordon Ramsay.

[07/23/12 - 08:31 AM]
"Ben and Kate" and "The Mindy Project" to Preview Debut Episodes Across the Web for Two Weeks Beginning Monday, August 27
Both series will make their official premieres Tuesday, September 25 on FOX.

[07/23/12 - 08:30 AM]
After a Nationwide Search, Dean Geyer and Jacob Artist Land New Roles on "Glee"
The newcomers will join the hit series when it returns Thursday, September 13.

[07/23/12 - 08:25 AM]
"The Real Story" Season 4 Premieres This Sunday at 9pm on Smithsonian Channel
"Saving Private Ryan," "True Grit," "Apollo 13," "Close Encounters Of The Third Kind" and "Braveheart" are among the films featured this season.

[07/23/12 - 08:08 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Made in Jersey" (CBS)

[07/23/12 - 08:07 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Widow Detective" (CBS)

[07/23/12 - 08:06 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Last Resort" (ABC)

[07/23/12 - 08:05 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Kings of Van Nuys" (FKA "Only Fools and Horses") (ABC)

[07/23/12 - 07:38 AM]
Barry Sonnenfeld's "Dinosaurs vs. Aliens" Launches Today on Yahoo! Screen
Comic book superstar Grant Morrison penned the project, which is produced by Liquid Comics.

[07/23/12 - 07:31 AM]
Starz Entertainment Launches "Price For Power" Facebook Connect Experience For "Boss" In Advance Of Season Two Return Of Kelsey Grammer Series
Look for the second season of the pay channel series on Friday, August 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/23/12 - 06:07 AM]
The Viewers Have Spoken! Audience Vote Crowns Winner of "Food Network Star"
The winner's new series is scheduled for a fall premiere on Food Network.

[07/22/12 - 10:03 PM]
Winners of "Teen Choice 2012" Announced
This year, teens cast more than 134 million votes in support of their favorite celebrities from film, television, music, sports and fashion.

[07/22/12 - 10:39 AM]
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Encore Ties for #1 Primetime Show on Saturday Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 21.

[07/22/12 - 10:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "48 Hours Mystery" Repeats Put CBS on Top
The Eye is tops in total viewers last night, shares demo crown with NBC.

[07/21/12 - 03:41 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since June 1, Ties for #1 from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 20.

[07/21/12 - 12:30 PM]
PBS to Present "Constitution USA with Peter Sagal"
The project will premiere in spring 2013 to coincide with the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution.

[07/21/12 - 12:29 PM]
PBS to Air Ken Burns's "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" in 2014
Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti and Edward Herrmann will voice Eleanor, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, respectively.

[07/21/12 - 10:55 AM]
PBS Offers Special Programs on the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 2012
Look for "Cuban Missile Crisis - Three Men Go to War" and "Secrets of the Dead: The Man Who Saved the World" on Tuesday, October 23.

[07/21/12 - 10:54 AM]
PBS Announces Full Lineup of 2012 Presidential Election Programming
Highlights include the new specials "Race 2012" and "America by the Numbers: Clarkston, Georgia with Maria Hinojosa."

[07/21/12 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Wins Newsmagazine Race for ABC
The Alphabet is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[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.







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[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
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