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[08/13/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 13
Updates include: VH1 shelves "Ev & Ocho"; Jodie Foster to helm potential Showtime drama pilot; and Spike TV bumps "Rat Bastards" out of primetime.

[08/13/12 - 04:51 PM]
Zach Braff to Guest Star on TV Land's Hit Sitcom "The Exes" with Former "Scrubs" Co-Star Donald Faison
He'll play Chuck Feeney, a professional tennis player client of Phil's (Faison), in the August 29 episode.

[08/13/12 - 03:07 PM]
Disney Channel's "Gravity Falls" Soars to Series Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, August 10.

[08/13/12 - 02:42 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Originals, "WWE Smackdown" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TBS's "House of Payne" finale, TLC's "Randy to the Rescue" and more!

[08/13/12 - 02:14 PM]
USA is Most-Watched in Cable for an Unprecedented 7th Summer in a Row
USA spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/13/12 - 02:04 PM]
NBC's "Animal Practice" Preview Averages a 4.1 Rating in Adults 18-49 and 12.8 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12.

[08/13/12 - 01:58 PM]
London Olympics on NBC Is Most-Watched Television Event in U.S. History
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12 plus its Olympics coverage to date.

[08/13/12 - 01:15 PM]
It's a Medal-Worthy Week on CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" When the Broadcast Features Olympic Medal Winners August 13 Through 16
On tap for tonight: U.S. Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton.

[08/13/12 - 01:00 PM]
"The Price Is Right" Announces Its First-Ever Search to Find a Male Model
The winner, who will be chosen by viewers, will win a one-week modeling gig on the game show.

[08/13/12 - 12:54 PM]
A&E's "Longmire" Season Finale Hits Series High in Adults 25-54 and Draws in 4.3 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12.

[08/13/12 - 12:11 PM]
"The Soup" Throws the Wedding of the Century for Jen and Justin!
Kevin Lee, Shangela, Ted Nugent, Jillian Reynolds, Doug Benson and Giuliana Rancic are among the featured guests.

[08/13/12 - 11:57 AM]
Matt Hanna Joining G4 Media as Head of Originals
Hanna comes to G4 from True Entertainment, where he was Senior Vice President of Development.

[08/13/12 - 11:43 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Welcomes Oprah Winfrey to the Family Home in the Episode Airing Sunday, August 26 at 9:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
Said installment details their appearance on OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter."

[08/13/12 - 11:41 AM]
MTV's Comedic Reality Series "WakeBrothers" Moves to Monday Nights as of August 20
The newcomer will now follow "Ridciculousness" and "The Inbetweeners" at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/13/12 - 11:03 AM]
Emmy Winner and Tony Nominee Sean Hayes to Guest Star in Multi-Episode Arc on NBC's "Smash"
He'll play Terrence Falls, "a comedic television and film star who is making his Broadway debut."

[08/13/12 - 10:48 AM]
Oxygen Announces NeNe Leakes and Robert Ulrich to Host "The Glee Project Live Reunion" Directly After Season Two Finale on Tuesday, August 14 at 11PM ET on Oxygen.com
Fans can tweet their questions to @TheGleeProject or submit live video questions the night of the event at Oxygen.com.

[08/13/12 - 10:28 AM]
Step Into the Lives of High Tech Card Sharks and Slot Swindlers in Destination America's New Series "Cheating Vegas"
The newcomer premieres Sunday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/13/12 - 09:55 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" Returns All New On August 14th from 8-10 P.M. ET with Performances from the YouTube Snapple Auditions
Plus: on Wednesday's results show, viewers will get a never-before seen look at a day in the life of celebrity judge Howard Stern.

[08/13/12 - 09:37 AM]
Mark Margolis Joins Cast of Chiller's Original Movie "Beneath"
Danny Zovatto, Bonnie Dennison, Chris Conroy, Jonny Orsini, Griffin Newman and Mackenzie Rosman also star in the project, due this spring.

[08/13/12 - 09:26 AM]
CBS News' Bob Schieffer to Moderate Final Presidential Debate of the Campaign on Oct. 22, 2012
Hosted by Lynn University, the 90-minute debate will begin at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/13/12 - 09:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Summer Games Wrap With Another 27 Million for NBC
The Closing Ceremony itself averaged 30.57 million viewers for the Peacock.

[08/13/12 - 08:34 AM]
Video: BBC America's "Copper" Extended Trailer
The original series, from Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana and Will Rokos, premieres this Sunday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/13/12 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's Sunday Grows Against the Olympics Closing Ceremony
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 12.

[08/13/12 - 07:27 AM]
truTV Taps Fifth Season of "Black Gold"
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the fifth season, slated to begin airing this winter.

[08/13/12 - 07:22 AM]
Go Beyond the Terminal in Travel Channel's New Original Series: "Airport 24/7: Miami" - Premiering Tuesday, October 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
The six-episode series will open with a special one-hour season opener featuring back-to-back episodes.

[08/13/12 - 07:14 AM]
ABC Announces the "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" Celebrity and Professional Pairings
The 13th contestant ("Viewers' Choice: All-Star") with his/her professional partner will be announced on "Good Morning America," August 27.

[08/12/12 - 12:49 PM]
Through 16 Days, 31.1 Million Average Primetime Viewership for London Olympics on NBC is Best for Non-U.S. Summer Olympics in 36 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 11 plus its Olympics coverage to date.

[08/12/12 - 08:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins With Penultimate Night of Summer Games
Nearly 19 million tune into the Peacock's primetime coverage last night.

[08/12/12 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Summer Games Slip Yet Again for NBC
The Peacock posts its lowest primetime numbers for this year's coverage to date.

[08/12/12 - 08:08 AM]
NBC's Weekday Daytime Show is Most-Watched in History of Non-U.S. Summer Olympics
NBC spins the numbers for its Olympics coverage to date.

[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.







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