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[07/24/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 24
Updates include: Christopher Nicholas Smith cast in CBS's "Ex Men"; Kat Foster joins FOX's "The Goodwin Games"; and five "Modern Family" co-stars file a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox Television.

[07/24/12 - 07:07 PM]
TV Land Celebrates the Life of Beloved TV Icon Sherman Hemsley
Look for a four-hour marathon of his memorable episodes of "The Jeffersons" on Saturday, July 28 from 12pm-4pm ET/PT.

[07/24/12 - 06:39 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Takes Top Three Spots in Adults 18-49
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Vito," E!'s "Opening Act" and Disney XD's "Mr. Young."

[07/24/12 - 04:30 PM]
NBC and Sky Living HD Announce New Drama Series "Dracula," Starring Golden Globe Winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers in an Epic Tale of Love and Revenge
Meyers will play the title role in the 10-episode project, based on the classic Bram Stoker novel.

[07/24/12 - 04:22 PM]
Bravo Media Soaks in the Sun and Drama as "The Real Housewives of Miami" Premieres on Thursday, September 13 at 10PM ET/PT
Lisa Hochstein, Joanna Krupa, Ana Quincoces and Karent Sierra will join returning housewives Lea Black, Adriana de Moura and Marysol Patton.

[07/24/12 - 03:16 PM]
Oxygen's New Docu-Series "I'm Having Their Baby" Earns 819,000 Total Viewers and 486,000 Adults 18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 03:01 PM]
USA Network's "WWE Monday Night Raw" Celebrates 1000 Episodes and Debuts Third Weekly Hour With Best 3-Hour Airing Ever
USA spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 02:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Tops Demos, "Longmire" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Culture Shock," Food Network's "Chopped: Grill Masters" and USA's "Political Animals."

[07/24/12 - 02:45 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Lifetime's "An Officer and a Murderer" Tops Originals in 18-49
Plus: numbers for FX's "UFC 149 Preliminaries," Nickelodeon's "You Gotta See This!" and Hallmark's "How to Fall in Love."

[07/24/12 - 02:31 PM]
Nickelodeon's Debut of SpongeBob SquarePants "The Super Spongy Square Games" Ranks as Most Watched Kids Program With 3.7 Million Total Viewers for the Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 01:32 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "Teen Choice Awards" Tops Week Among Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 12:43 PM]
Tim Tebow's Jets Debut, Andrew Luck-Robert Griffin III Matchup & Super Bowl XLVI Rematch Highlight NFL Network's 11-Game Live Schedule
It all begins with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game - Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans - on Sunday, August 5.

[07/24/12 - 12:11 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 in Total Viewers for the July 16-22 Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:45 AM]
Disney XD Delivers #1 Week Ever in Total Day in Total Viewers and Target Kid Demos, Soaring Over Last Week's Record Performance
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:41 AM]
GSN Announces Cast for "Beat the Chefs," New Original Series That Pits Amateur Cooks Against the Pros, Premiering Thursday, August 23 at 9:00 PM (ET/PT)
Beau MacMillan, Antonia Lofaso and Jeff Henderson are on tap while Brad A. Johnson and Christy Jordan are among the judges.

[07/24/12 - 11:40 AM]
Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Grabs 2.1 Million Total Viewers in Season Four Return
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Reaches 7th Consecutive Week as Cable TV's #1 Network in Total Viewers Across Total Day
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:21 AM]
New ReelzChannel Original Biography Series "Reel Life" to Premiere with a Look at the Life of Marilyn Monroe
Clint Eastwood and James Bond are also on tap for the monthly series.

[07/24/12 - 11:13 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:07 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - A Rebroadcast of "The Big Bang Theory" Is the #2 Program of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:02 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Debut "The 'Lights," a Morning Highlights & Scores Show
The 20-minute sports report will debut Monday, August 13 at 7 a.m. ET.

[07/24/12 - 10:57 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Hits a Four-Week High, Dominates All Demos from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 23 plus the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBC at TCA: Greenblatt Announces "SNL" Election Specials, Pilot Sampling
Plus: the executive on "Community," "Smash," "The Voice," "Rock Center with Brian Williams" and more!

[07/24/12 - 10:25 AM]
Mothers & Daughters Expecting at the Same Time in TLC's "My Teen Is Pregnant and So Am I"
As previously reported, the one-hour special premieres Wednesday, August 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/24/12 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Season Finale of "The Bachelorette" and "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" Tie as the Week's No. 1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 10:01 AM]
VH1 Continues Winning Momentum In Scripted Arena By Setting Scripted Series "Bounce" In Motion With Greenlight
Dean Cain, Kimberly Elise and Charlotte Ross star in the project, from creator James LaRosa.

[07/24/12 - 09:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original, "How to Fall in Love," Draws an Audience of Over 2 Million With 1.3 HH Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, July 21.

[07/24/12 - 09:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor Pad" No Match for "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef"
Plus: NBC gets a boost with the two-hour season finale of "American Ninja Warrior."

[07/24/12 - 09:22 AM]
NBC Offers Viewers a Sampling of All Fall Series Prior to Network Broadcasts Over Two-Week Window on Multiple Platforms
Highlights include a special six-minute tease of the new fall drama "Revolution" on Saturday, August 4.

[07/24/12 - 08:05 AM]
Bounce TV Announces Multiple Movie Licensing Agreements With Walt Disney Studios, Miramax, Sony & MGM
"As research consistently points to movies driving demand for our consumers, African American theatricals will remain the backbone of Bounce TV's schedule," said Jonathan Katz.

[07/24/12 - 08:05 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The New Normal" (NBC)

[07/24/12 - 08:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Daddy's Girls" (FKA "Table for Three") (NBC)

[07/24/12 - 08:03 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ben & Kate" (FOX)

[07/24/12 - 08:02 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Living Loaded" (FOX)

[07/24/12 - 07:42 AM]
NBC Olympics to Offer Unprecedented Digital and Social Coverage of London 2012 Olympic Games
The Peacock details its various Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social offerings.

[07/24/12 - 07:23 AM]
BBC America August Highlights - "Copper," "The Nerdist," "Doctor Who Specials"
Plus: look for "Copper: Behind the Badge," an insider's look at the making of the series throughout the month.

[07/24/12 - 06:31 AM]
Performers Announced for "Teachers Rock" - A Concert and Charity Event Benefiting Teachers and Education, on Saturday, August 18 on CBS
Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Fun. and Josh Groban are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[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."







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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
NBC Will Ease on Down the Road with Dec. 3 Live Production of "The Wiz" Featuring Production Partner Cirque du Soleil Theatrical
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon will stage both the television production and Broadway revival of "The Wiz" in collaboration with Tony winner and Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein, who will contribute new material to the original Broadway book by William F. Brown.

[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
Animal Planet Goes Behind the Badge of Wildlife's Last Line of Defense with New Series "Lone Star Law"
Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
The newcomers include "Douglas Family Gold," "The Hustle," "Pretty. Strong.," "Player Gets Played," "Boss Nails" and the third installment of the popular franchise, "Preachers of Atlanta."

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Diverse Slate with Addition of 10 New and 4 Returning Series Marking Over 40 High-Quality Original Series
New season orders are set for "Ladies of London" season two, "Don't Be Tardy... " season four, "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" season eight and "Manzo'd with Children" season two.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
"This new line-up will present even more of the compelling, dynamic content that is engaging our male audience, setting us up for further momentum," said Matt Hanna.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Sons of Winter" Answers Call of the Wild in the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale
The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
Beginning March 30, curious minds will be challenged to uncover the truth by immersing themselves in the online experience "Explore American Odyssey" at www.exploreamericanodyssey.com.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up "Shadowhunters," a Saga Series Based on the Beloved New York Times Bestselling Book Series The Mortal Instruments
The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.