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[07/30/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 30
Updates include: "Backstrom" lands Hart Hanson, CBS; Ron Howard books "Conquest" at Showtime; and Noah Hawley, John Wells land projects at ABC, FOX.

[07/30/12 - 04:50 PM]
Michael Phelps Goes for His Third Straight 200M Butterfly Gold Medal Tomorrow Night on NBC
The Peacock details its schedules for Tuesday, July 31 and Wednesday, August 1.

[07/30/12 - 03:59 PM]
Exclusive: FOX to Air New Standalone Episode of "Touch" on Friday, September 14
Plus: the network reveals new finale dates for "Hotel Hell," "Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef."

[07/30/12 - 03:46 PM]
HGTV and Paste Magazine Search for the Next Hit Song with "Be The New Sound of HGTV" Contest
The winning song will become HGTV's new sound for its upcoming "House Hunters International" marketing and promotional campaign.

[07/30/12 - 02:50 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces the Top Two Finalists in "Grilling With the Stars" Competition
The winner receives the coveted Golden Grill trophy and $25,000 for their charity of choice.

[07/30/12 - 02:48 PM]
Femmes Fatales Return with a Vengeance on Season Six of Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "Deadly Women"
Look for the series to return Friday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/30/12 - 02:38 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Tops Soft Competition
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights," Food Network's "3 Days to Open With Bobby Flay" and TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress."

[07/30/12 - 02:29 PM]
Showtime at TCA: Nevins Orders Final Season of "The Big C," Renews "Inside Comedy"
Plus: the executive on "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States," "Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex" and its "Close Up" documentaries.

[07/30/12 - 01:32 PM]
Australian Import "SLiDE" to Make TeenNick Debut in August
Look for a special two-night premiere event on Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17 at 10:30/9:30c.

[07/30/12 - 01:18 PM]
CBS Reschedules "Teachers Rock - A Concert and Charity Event Benefiting Teachers and Education" for Friday, August 17
The one-hour special was previously slated for Saturday, August 18.

[07/30/12 - 01:01 PM]
Lifetime Orders Scripted Pilot "HR" (working title)
"HR" joins the recently announced pilot orders for "Cinnamon Girl," "The Secret Lives of Wives" and "Witches of East End."

[07/30/12 - 12:43 PM]
ABC Pulls "Trust Us with Your Life" from Tuesday Lineup
Repeats of "Wipeout" will instead fill the show's Tuesday, 9:00/8:00c slot for the next two weeks.

[07/30/12 - 12:43 PM]
"Huntik: Secrets & Seekers" to Make Nicktoons Premiere in August
The series will air Mondays through Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning August 6.

[07/30/12 - 12:34 PM]
NBC's Three-Day Average Viewership of 35.8 Million Is Best Through the First Weekend of Any Summer Olympics in History
NBC spins the numbers for its Olympics coverage to date.

[07/30/12 - 11:16 AM]
Roseanne Roasters Revealed! Carrie Fisher, Seth Green, Katey Sagal, And Sharon Stone Join Dais Along With Comedians Anthony Jeselnik, Jeffrey Ross And Amy Schumer For The "Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne"
The special will tape on Saturday, August 4 at the Hollywood Palladium and will premiere on Sunday, August 12 on the network.

[07/30/12 - 10:56 AM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Talks Lessons from Last Season, Ambitions for New Season
Plus: the executive on "Gossip Girl," "Battle Royale," "Ringer," "The Selection," "Supernatural," "Nikita" and more!

[07/30/12 - 10:38 AM]
Exclusive: The CW to Shift "The L.A. Complex" to Mondays Beginning August 27
Plus: look for back-to-back episodes on September 17 and 24.

[07/30/12 - 10:29 AM]
NBCU's Universal Television Brings Multi-Platinum Recording Artist and Current Broadway Superstar Ricky Martin to Network Television
The talent holding deal calls for Martin to develop and star in his first network television series and specials.

[07/30/12 - 10:04 AM]
VH1's "Pop Up Video" Returns Monday, August 6 at 12PM ET/PT
Plus: VH1 will bring the fun of "Pop Up Video" to Lollapalooza 2012 by putting attendees in the spotlight as stars of their own videos.

[07/30/12 - 10:02 AM]
"Super Saver Showdown" Premieres and "Real Life: The Musical" Returns This Friday, August 3 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The former was previously set to bow on July 20 while the latter has been on hiatus since June 9.

[07/30/12 - 09:47 AM]
"Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky" Primetime Special Premieres Wednesday, September 19 on Disney Channel
The one-hour event is timed with International Talk Like A Pirate Day.

[07/30/12 - 09:20 AM]
NBC Promotes Meredith Ahr to Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming
Ahr will continue to be responsible for NBC's alternative development, both in-house and from NBC's partnerships in the creative community.

[07/30/12 - 08:55 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Summer Games Climb to 35 Million Viewers in Primetime for NBC
Plus: CBS's newcomer "3" falls to 1.76 million viewers in its regular time period.

[07/30/12 - 08:35 AM]
"Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" Makes Its Television Debut on Tuesday, October 9, 9-10 PM on The CW
The three-part online musical from Joss Whedon made its web premiere in 2008.

[07/30/12 - 08:34 AM]
The Winner of The CW's "The Next" to Earn Recording Contract With Atlantic Records
Plus: look for live performance episodes on September 27, October 2 and October 4.

[07/30/12 - 08:33 AM]
Thirteen Model Hopefuls Announced for the First-Ever "America's Next Top Model: College Edition" Premiering Friday, August 24
This cycle's prizes include a fashion feature in Nylon Magazine, as well as $100,000 cash and campaigns with Nine West and Smashbox Cosmetics.

[07/30/12 - 07:41 AM]
Production Commences on Sonar's New Mini-Series "Ring of Fire," "Eve of Destruction" and "Delete"
Michael Vartan, Lauren Lee Smith, Terry O'Quinn and Agam Darshi star in "Ring of Fire," a "terrifying and all too plausible end-of-the-world warning."

[07/29/12 - 04:23 PM]
Ryan Lochte Goes for His 2nd Gold of London Olympics on NBC Tomorrow Night
The Peacock details its schedules for Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31.

[07/29/12 - 12:39 PM]
NBC's First Night of Olympic Competition Is Most-Watched Summer Olympics Opening Night on Record
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 28.

[07/29/12 - 10:37 AM]
CBS at TCA: Tassler Wants More "How I Met Your Mother," Not Monkeys
Plus: the executive on "Unforgettable," "Vegas," "Elementary," "CSI: NY," "CSI: Miami" and more!

[07/29/12 - 08:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Night Two of Summer Games Averages 27 Million Viewers for NBC
Among adults 18-49, the Peacock dominates with a 8.2 rating.

[07/29/12 - 08:19 AM]
CBS Presents a Sneak Peek of the Key Art for Its Four New Fall Series: "Elementary," "Vegas," "Made in Jersey" and "Partners"
The designs will begin appearing in print, online and outdoors later this summer.

[07/29/12 - 08:11 AM]
From CBS Entertainment - Series News for the 2012-2013 Season
The Eye confirms an assortment of casting news for "CSI: NY," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "Vegas," "Person of Interest," "Made in Jersey," "Blue Bloods" and "The Mentalist."

[07/28/12 - 02:56 PM]
Michael Phelps Continues His Quest for Most Olympic Career Medals as He Swims the 4x100 Freestyle Relay on NBC Tomorrow
The Peacock details its schedules for Sunday, July 29 and Monday, July 30.

[07/28/12 - 10:45 AM]
FX Crosses "The Bridge" - Network Orders Drama Pilot Based on International Hit Series
Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid are behind the drama pilot, which is based on an international hit series.

[07/28/12 - 10:44 AM]
FX Announces Cast and Director for Comedy Series Pilot "Bronx Warrants"
Robert Kelly, Josh Segarra, Shirley Rumierk and stand-up comedian Godfrey star in the project, from executive producers Denis Leary and Jim Serpico.

[07/28/12 - 10:43 AM]
FX Orders More "BrandX with Russell Brand" - Network Picks Up Seven Installments
The final installment of the show's initial six-episode order airs next Thursday, August 2.

[07/28/12 - 10:42 AM]
FX Springs 4 "Louie" - Award-Winning Comedy Series Gets Season Four Order
The cable channel has ordered 13 episodes for the series' fourth season.

[07/28/12 - 10:21 AM]
NBC Airs Most-Watched Summer Games Opening Ceremony on Record
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, July 27.

[07/28/12 - 09:31 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Renews "Louie," Extends "BrandX with Russell Brand"
Plus: the executive on "Anger Management," "Wilfred," "The Americans," "Powers," "Bronx Warrants" and its new pilot "The Bridge."

[07/28/12 - 09:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Nearly 42 Million Watch Opening Night of Olympics
NBC's primetime coverage also delivers a 12.4 rating among adults 18-49.

[07/28/12 - 06:24 AM]
NBC Has Best Opening Ceremony Overnight Rating for Non-U.S. Olympics Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 27.

[07/27/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 27
Updates include: "Modern Family" co-stars close a new deal with ABC; Joe Carnahan to direct A&E's "Those Who Kill" pilot; and Ian Hart joins the cast of DirecTV's "Rogue."

[07/27/12 - 04:07 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Burn Notice," "Suits" Top Charts for USA
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class," TLC's "Four Weddings" and Showtime's "The Real L Word."

[07/27/12 - 02:44 PM]
Bravo Media's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" Earns Season High Among All Key Demos With Over 1.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 25.

[07/27/12 - 11:52 AM]
AMC Will Not Renew "The Killing"
"After much deliberation, we've come to the difficult decision not to renew 'The Killing' for a third season," said the network.

[07/27/12 - 11:22 AM]
TBS's "Sullivan & Son" Scores 2.5 Million Viewers in Week 2, With Strong Growth Over Last Week
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 26.

[07/27/12 - 11:20 AM]
ABC at TCA: Lee "Optimistic" About "Modern Family" Negotiations
Plus: the executive on swapping "The Neighbors" and "Suburgatory" as well as ordering new pilots for "Kings of Van Nuys" and "Super Fun Night."

[07/27/12 - 10:39 AM]
Phelps-Lochte Expected Showdown Airs on NBC in Primetime on Day 1 of London Olympics
The Peacock details its schedules for Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29.

[07/27/12 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Announces the 12 Celebrities Joining the First-Ever "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" Cast
Plus: fans can vote for Sabrina Bryan, Carson Kressley or Kyle Massey for the "Viewers' Choice: All-Star."







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[09/27/16 - 03:36 PM]
NBC's Beloved New Tuesday Drama "This Is Us" Receives Full-Season Order
The Peacock has ordered an additional five episodes of the network's critically beloved new drama series, bringing the full season order to 18.

[09/27/16 - 12:00 PM]
"The Strain" Renewed for Fourth and Final Season
"We sincerely thank Carlton Cuse, Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan and their creative team as well as the fantastic cast for three exciting seasons of The Strain," said Nick Grad.

[09/27/16 - 11:32 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Critically Acclaimed "Explorer" Set to Return on November 14 at 10:00 PM ET/PT as a Weekly Series in a New, Re-Imagined Format
Hosted by Richard Bacon, the documentary series will use a mix of intrepid field pieces, roundtable discussions and in-depth interviews in a continuation of the series' legacy of pushing the boundaries of journalism.

[09/27/16 - 10:49 AM]
Lifetime Announces Programming Event on Saturday, November 5 with Premiere of Original Movie, "Who Killed JonBenet?"
The film stars Eion Bailey, Michel Gill, Julia Campbell and Payton Lepinski as JonBenet.

[09/27/16 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Offers Bloody Good Time with Free Sampling of Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" Second Season Premiere Episode
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[09/27/16 - 09:15 AM]
"Family Time" Season Four Premieres Tues. Oct. 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce TV
The series comedically chronicles the lives of the Stallworth family, headed by the dad Tony, a struggling general contractor played by Omar Gooding, and his wife Lisa, an unfulfilled stay-at-home mom portrayed by Angell Conwell.

[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the First Presidential Debate
Said 90-minute telecast draws a collective 45.3 million viewers between ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/27/16 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer & Key Art for "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids"
The Netflix Original Film, which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, gives you the best seat in the house for the final show of the 20/20 Experience World Tour at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena.

[09/27/16 - 06:58 AM]
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The new production is set immediately after the events of Wolfgang Petersen's 1981 Oscar-nominated classic anti-war film, one of the most successful German films of all time.

[09/27/16 - 06:12 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Three New Series for Prime Video
"I Love Dick," "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" and "The Tick" are all due next year on the streaming service.

[09/27/16 - 06:09 AM]
Video: Get Ready for "The Crown" - Official Trailer, Key Art and Brand New Images Released
"The Crown" tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II's early reign, revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century.

[09/26/16 - 02:07 PM]
More Roadtrips Are on the Way as Great American Country Renews Its Popular Series "Going RV"
Premiering in February 2017, the new 14-episode season follows families who decide to ditch ordinary daily life for an adventure out on the open road.

[09/26/16 - 12:09 PM]
Viceland Sets Premiere for Its First-Ever Daily, Late Night Show "Desus & Mero"
The show will air Mondays-Thursdays at 11:00/10:00c beginning Monday, October 17.

[09/26/16 - 11:33 AM]
Prepare to Be Scared with Syfy's Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Celebration
Among the highlights: "Channel Zero: Candle Cove," which will now premieres Tuesday, October 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/26/16 - 11:14 AM]
Raise a Glass to An All-New Season of Bravo Media's "Vanderpump Rules" Premiering Monday, November 7 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season of "Vanderpump Rules" once again partners Lisa with Jax Taylor, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, James Kennedy, Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz, Kristen Doute, and Lala Kent.