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[08/10/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 10
Updates include: Nickelodeon to wrap "Victorious" after 60 episodes; OWN pulls "Super Saver Showdown," "Real Life: The Musical"; and NBC lands "Cleopatra" period drama.

[08/10/12 - 04:30 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: USA Dramas Top Viewers, NFL Preseason on ESPN Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Real L Word," Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights" and FX's "Louie."

[08/10/12 - 01:41 PM]
Tonight -- During the Summer Olympics -- NBC Will Present a Sneak Peek of New Fall Comedy "The New Normal"
The two-minute-and-15-second preview will follow the Women's BMX Finals Competition at approximately 11:17 p.m. (ET).

[08/10/12 - 01:14 PM]
Team USA Soccer Gold Medal Match Most-Watched Event in History of NBC Sports Network
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 9 plus its Olympics coverage to date.

[08/10/12 - 12:42 PM]
2012 Olympic Gold Medalists Gabby Douglas and Missy Franklin Visit "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Fresh Off Their Victories in London
Douglas will join First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday's episode while Franklin will appear on Wednesday's installment.

[08/10/12 - 11:14 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Olympic Gold Medalist and Gymnastic Champion Gabby Douglas in Iowa
The interview will air on "Oprah's Next Chapter" at a special time on Sunday, August 26 at 8:30/7:30c.

[08/10/12 - 11:01 AM]
FOX to Preview the New FOX Tuesday with Advance Screenings and Live Nationwide Q&A Event Sunday, August 26
The casts of "New Girl," "The Mindy Project," "Ben & Kate" and "Raising Hope" will all participate.

[08/10/12 - 10:48 AM]
Stacy Keibler to Host Lifetime's All-New Reality-Competition Series "Supermarket Superstars"
The series gives aspiring food product inventors the chance to pitch their concepts to a panel of industry experts.

[08/10/12 - 09:19 AM]
"WrestleMania 28 - Rock vs. Cena" to Air on NBC Saturday, August 25 at 9 PM ET
The one-hour special "will chronicle the yearlong, epic journey to this faceoff, including exclusive, never-before-seen footage."

[08/10/12 - 09:06 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Summer Games Still Dominate, But Fall to Primetime Low
Plus: ABC's "Wipeout" and CBS's "Big Brother" rebound from last week's numbers.

[08/10/12 - 08:54 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Spikes and "Rookie Blue" Hits a Season High Against the Olympics
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 9.

[08/10/12 - 08:37 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Fires Up Digital And Social Media Initiatives For The "Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne"
Said event premieres this Sunday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/10/12 - 07:11 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for August 9
CBS details last night's eviction and Head of Household competition.

[08/10/12 - 03:01 AM]
Heather Locklear, Regis Philbin, Jay Harrington, Georgia Engel and Michael McMillian to Appear on Season Four of TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland"
The show's new season kicks off Wednesday, November 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/09/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 9
Updates include: WE tv orders Sanya Richards-Ross reality pilot; GSN commits to "Family Trade" series; and Ving Rhames to drop by CBS's "Hawaii Five-0."

[08/09/12 - 05:32 PM]
Team USA Runs for Gold in Women's 4X100M Relay & Men's 4X400M Relay Friday in Primetime on NBC
The Peacock details its schedules for Friday, August 10; Saturday, August 11; and Sunday, August 12.

[08/09/12 - 04:39 PM]
TLC's Series Premiere of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Was Watched by 2.2 Million Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 8.

[08/09/12 - 04:28 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Dallas" Goes Out on Top for TNT
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "All Access: Ronda Rousey," Syfy's "Paranormal Witness" and TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."

[08/09/12 - 02:26 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" is Summer's #1 New Cable Comedy
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 8.

[08/09/12 - 01:28 PM]
"DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk" Brings High-Flying, Fire-Breathing Fun to Cartoon Network Tuesday, Sept. 4
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and T.J. Miller all reprise their roles from the feature film.

[08/09/12 - 12:57 PM]
There Will Be Blood, in the Much-Anticipated "Teen Wolf" Season Two Finale Airing Monday, August 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
Plus: look for the after show "Teen Wolf: Revelations" at 11:00/10:00c, in which the stars discuss the epic season.

[08/09/12 - 12:48 PM]
29.1 Million Average Viewership on NBC Last Night Is Best Second Wednesday for Any Summer Olympics in 36 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 8.

[08/09/12 - 12:23 PM]
TNT's "Dallas" Ends First Season with 4.3 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 8.

[08/09/12 - 12:09 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Dates and Lineup for "PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Parties"
The week-long event, from September 5-11, will offer free premiere screenings of the highly anticipated new shows of the fall season before they air.

[08/09/12 - 10:46 AM]
"Go On" Adjusted to a 5.6 Rating in Adults 18-49 and 16.1 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the time period adjusted "fast official" ratings for Wednesday, August 8.

[08/09/12 - 09:43 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Bestselling Author Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor About Her "Stroke of Insight" on "Super Soul Sunday"
Upcoming guests include Reverend Ed Bacon, Llewellyn Vaughan Lee, Cheryl Strayed, Iyanla Vanzant and Ram Dass.

[08/09/12 - 09:40 AM]
FX Waves Flag for "The Americans" - Network Orders 13 Episodes of New Drama Series Starring Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich
The series begins production in October and is scheduled to premiere in early 2013.

[08/09/12 - 09:33 AM]
AMC Joins Forces With RockYou to Launch "The Walking Dead Social Game"
Said offerings "blends elements of strategy and survival-horror to create a unique, tensioned-filled social gaming experience."

[08/09/12 - 09:21 AM]
"Nick News With Linda Ellerbee: Animals? Show Me The Money" Premieres Sunday, Aug. 12, at 9:00 PM (ET/PT) on Nick at Nite
The special features commentary from zookeeper and TV host Jack Hanna.

[08/09/12 - 09:06 AM]
"Their Finest Hour," a Tom Brokaw Documentary, to Premiere Saturday, During NBC's Primetime Coverage of the London Olympics
The one-hour special was previously scheduled to run during NBC's daytime coverage.

[08/09/12 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Go On" Opens to 18.5 Million Behind Olympics Coverage
The Matthew Perry-led comedy also delivers a 6.4 adults 18-49 rating.

[08/09/12 - 08:29 AM]
Mike Rowe Says "G'Day" to All New Muck and Mayhem in Australia - "Dirty Jobs Down Under" Premieres Wednesday, August 22 at 10pm e/p on Discovery
Adelaide and Darwin are among the stops set for the new season.

[08/09/12 - 08:01 AM]
The Fiercest Queens in the History of "RuPaul's Drag Race" Return to Battle it Out on Logo's New Series "RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race"
The six-episode series premieres Monday, October 22 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/09/12 - 07:24 AM]
Arsenio Hall Now Sold in More Than 85% of the Country - New Late-Night Talk Show Cleared in All Top 50 Markets
The newcomer will debut next fall, with Tribune partnering in the production of the show and providing the anchor station group with its 17 stations.

[08/09/12 - 06:34 AM]
Cartoon Network Launches First-of-Its-Kind App for Kids
The new app "includes all the great features and content from the original video app, plus exclusive games and collectibles."

[08/09/12 - 05:26 AM]
Fan Favorites Tamar Braxton and Vince Herbert Star in WE tv's New Reality Series, "Tamar & Vince," Premiering Thursday, September 20 at a Special Time 10PM ET/PT
The "Braxton Family Values" spin-off will then regularly air on Thursday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/08/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 8
Updates include: Jay Mohr, Ben Falcone land leads on TV Land pilots; "Being Mary Jane" nears series order at BET; and Warren Ellis's "Gun Machine" eyed as series at FOX.

[08/08/12 - 04:04 PM]
Usain Bolt Races for History in 200M Gold Medal Final Thursday Night on NBC
The Peacock details its schedules for Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10.

[08/08/12 - 02:31 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Claims Top Honors for A&E
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Hard Knocks," Cartoon Network's "Dragons: Riders of Berk" and A&E's "Shipping Wars."

[08/08/12 - 02:05 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" is Tuesday's #1 Cable Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 7.

[08/08/12 - 01:59 PM]
NBC Offers Free "Grimm" E-Book with Season One Recap, Season Two Teaser, and Free Episode Download
"Grimm: The Essential Guide" is now available on Apple's iBookstore in iTunes for iPad.

[08/08/12 - 12:12 PM]
ABC Family Hosts a Magical "Harry Potter" Weekend Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th
"Chamber of Secrets," "Goblet of Fire," "Order of the Phoenix" and "Half-Blood Prince" are among the featured films.

[08/08/12 - 12:04 PM]
NBC News and TV One Partner to Deliver Presidential Election Coverage to Black Viewers
As part of the partnership, TV One will air a four-hour broadcast on the final evening of the Republican and Democratic conventions.

[08/08/12 - 11:57 AM]
New Animal Planet Series "Battle for the Border" Follows the Men and Canines Keeping Our Borders in Order
The six-episode series will launch with a special episode on Sunday, August 19 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/08/12 - 11:45 AM]
30.1 Million Average Viewership on NBC Last Night Is Best for Second Tuesday of Any Non-U.S. Summer Olympics in 36 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 7 plus its Olympics coverage to date.

[08/08/12 - 11:45 AM]
FX Productions Locks First-Look Cable Deal with Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson And Their Production Company Color Force
"Over the past 20 years, Nina Jacobson has amassed one of the most successful bodies of work in the film business, both as an executive and a producer," said John Landgraf.

[08/08/12 - 11:31 AM]
Ingrid Michaelson, VH1 & the VH1 Save The Music Foundation Announce the We Are All "Blood Brothers" Contest
The grand prize winner will receive a performance from Ingrid at their school during the 2012-2013 school year.

[08/08/12 - 11:19 AM]
FOX Sports Media Group Announces 2012 College Football Broadcast Teams
The network's first-ever regular season over-the-air college football package kicks off with Hawaii at #3 USC, live on Saturday, September 1.

[08/08/12 - 11:19 AM]
Josh Altman of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" Sells The Dream In New Rap Music Video
The song is available on iTunes with 100% of the proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project.

[08/08/12 - 09:37 AM]
Damian McGinty Hosts "The Glee Project Live Reunion" on Tuesday, August 14th at 11PM ET/PT on Oxygen.com
Said effort will follow the season two finale, featuring Chris Colfer as guest mentor, at 10:00/9:00c on the network.







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[07/31/14 - 01:13 PM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:51 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:40 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:15 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 11:11 AM]
FOX Sports Tees Up Faxon & Fay for 2015 USGA Championships Coverage Team
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[07/31/14 - 10:56 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 10:13 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 09:56 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 09:21 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 09:10 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 09:01 AM]
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[07/31/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Taxi Brooklyn" Sets Series Records in 18-49 and Total Viewers in Its Sixth Week on the Schedule
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 30.