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[07/12/10 - 06:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 12
Updates include: Melina Kanakaredes to depart "CSI: NY"; Timm Sharp joins HBO's "Enlightened"; and Peter Serafinowicz named series regular on FOX's "Running Wilde."

[07/12/10 - 02:06 PM]
Syfy's Premiere Week Sizzles as New Eureka and Haven Friday Night Combo Delivers 2.5 Million and 2.3 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, July 9.

[07/12/10 - 12:59 PM]
Emma Roberts Is a "Wild Child" in a Fun-Filled Coming-Of-Age Comedy Making Its Television Premiere on ABC Family Sunday, August 8 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Natasha Richardson, Aidan Quinn and Nick Frost co-star in the film, which airs as part of the network's annual "Campus Crush" event.

[07/12/10 - 11:57 AM]
A&E's Series Premiere of 'The Glades' Becomes Most-Watched Original Drama Series Telecast in Network History with 3.6 Million Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Sunday, July 11.

[07/12/10 - 11:44 AM]
Big Brother's Sunday Premiere Posts Across-The-Board Gains Versus Last Summer's Sunday Night Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, July 11.

[07/12/10 - 11:07 AM]
Disney Channel's Newest Hit, "Good Luck Charlie," Is Picked-Up for Second Season, Plus a Disney Channel Original Movie
Plus: Geoff Rodkey ("R.V.," "Daddy Day Care") will pen the aforementioned film.

[07/12/10 - 11:02 AM]
ABC and Canwest Announce Early Renewal of Summer's Hottest New Scripted Series, "Rookie Blue"
The hit drama was green lit for a second season a mere three weeks following the ground-breaking premiere.

[07/12/10 - 10:40 AM]
Showtime Announces January Premiere Schedule - Shameless, Episodes & Californication Kick Off 2011
"Californation" and "Episodes" are set for Monday nights with "Shameless" due on Sundays.

[07/12/10 - 10:15 AM]
Warner BroS. Television Group and TV Guide Magazine Celebrate Comic-Con 2010 with Special Print Issue Devoted Solely to Programming from the Studio
The company will distribute copies of the magazine throughout the five days of Comic-Con (including Preview Night) exclusively at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/12/10 - 10:08 AM]
Cartoon Network, Discovery, TBS Among Those Making Summer Changes
Plus: updates on TLC, A&E, Spike TV, History, VH1 and Animal Planet.

[07/12/10 - 09:58 AM]
Bravo's 2010 Emmy-Nominated "Top Chef," "Bethenny Getting Married?," and "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist" Boasted Season Highs Last Week
Bravo spins the numbers for the week of July 5-11.

[07/12/10 - 09:32 AM]
TBS Gears Up for Season 4 Launch of My Boys with Best of Season 3 Marathon Saturday, July 24
The six-episode stunt begins at 12:30/11:30c.

[07/12/10 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights 'Jon Benjamin Has a Van'
The 10-episodes series is slated to begin production in the fall and is scheduled to premiere in summer 2011.

[07/12/10 - 08:20 AM]
Tyler Florence Hosts Cross-Country Culinary Journey in 'The Great Food Truck Race'
The six-episode series will launch Sunday, August 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/12/10 - 08:19 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights Season Two of Hit Series "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too"
The "Bad Girls Club" spin-off will return for a sophomore season.

[07/12/10 - 08:05 AM]
Warehouse 13's Joanne Kelly Searches for Lost Treasure and a Goblin Goes Wild in the July Syfy Saturday Original Movies
Ivan Sergei also stars in "Jack Hunter: The Lost Treasure of Ugarit," due Saturday, July 31.

[07/12/10 - 06:35 AM]
Final Wave of Categories and Nominees Announced for "Teen Choice 2010" Airing Monday, August 9, on Fox
Choice Summer TV Show nominees include "Make It or Break It," "Pretty Little Liars," "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Wipeout."

[07/12/10 - 12:29 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Rizzoli & Isles" (TNT)

[07/12/10 - 12:28 AM]
Interview: "The Closer" Star Kyra Sedgwick

[07/09/10 - 06:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 9
Updates include: Alan Ball to direct HBO's "All Signs Point to Death"; Tad Quill inks overall deal with Universal; and Taylor Kinney to recur on The CW's "Vampire Diaries."

[07/09/10 - 12:59 PM]
Frank Darabont, Gale Anne Hurd, Robert Kirkman and the Cast of AMC's Series "The Walking Dead" Descend on Comic Con 2010
The series will premiere this October during AMC Fearfest.

[07/09/10 - 12:54 PM]
Fifa World Cup Rating Through Semifinals: Up 36%
ESPN spins the numbers for its World Cup coverage to date.

[07/09/10 - 11:29 AM]
ABC News "Nightline" Is #1 Among Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 28-July 4.

[07/09/10 - 10:51 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Glades, The" (A&E)

[07/09/10 - 10:50 AM]
Canwest Producing a Record Number of Scripted Original Projects Slated for Global and Showcase
New dramas include "Blackstone," "Endgame," "XIII," "King" and "Combat Hospital."

[07/09/10 - 09:40 AM]
Big Brother Posts Across-The-Board Gains Versus Last Summer's Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 8.

[07/09/10 - 09:32 AM]
Lebron James' Announcement Generates 7.3 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, July 8.

[07/09/10 - 09:15 AM]
ABC's Wipeout Outdraws CBS' Big Brother Premiere
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 8.

[07/08/10 - 11:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Haven" (Syfy)

[07/08/10 - 08:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 8
Updates include: Ralphie May and Lavell Crawford to topline Comedy Central project; Brian Austin Green joins ABC's "Desperate Housewives"; and Lee Pace and Linus Roache report for HBO's "Miraculous Year."

[07/08/10 - 02:05 PM]
This Marriage Is Going to Be Wild! Survivalist/Special Forces Husband Teams with Journalist City Wife in Discovery's 'Man, Woman, Wild'
The newcomer premieres Friday, July 16 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/08/10 - 01:33 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Scores 69 Primetime Emmy Nominations
ABC, ABC Studios and Disney Channel detail their various nominations.

[07/08/10 - 01:24 PM]
NBC's Hit Summer Series, 'America's Got Talent,' Reveals the Top 48 Contestants Competing Live in Hollywood Beginning Tuesday, July 13
NBC details the finalists on the show's fifth season.

[07/08/10 - 12:36 PM]
La Ink Returns to TLC on a Hot New Night
Season four launches Wednesday, August 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/08/10 - 12:35 PM]
A Visual Stunner, a Thought Provocateur Science Channel Presents 'Wonders of the Solar System'
The newcomer launches Wednesday, August 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/08/10 - 12:34 PM]
Animal Planet Answers the Age-Old Question
DOGS VS. CATS, an original special, premieres Saturday, July 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/08/10 - 12:33 PM]
Discovery Channel's Groundbreaking Series Life Leads Discovery's 16 Primetime Emmy Nominations
"Whale Wars," "Dirty Jobs," "Mythbusters" and "Man vs. Wild" were also honored.

[07/08/10 - 12:32 PM]
Raw Emotion Mixed with Support for Harris Family Drives Deadliest Catch Community to Historic High on Tuesday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 6.

[07/08/10 - 12:24 PM]
NBC.com Earns Three Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
"The Biggest Loser," "30 Rock" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" are among the site's nominations.

[07/08/10 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Scores 48 Nominations for 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
NBC and Universal Media Studios detail their various nominations.

[07/08/10 - 11:51 AM]
CBS.com Launches Big Brother "Ultimate Fan" Sweepstakes
The winner will receive a trip to the taping of the BIG BROTHER finale as well as a chance to meet the current season's houseguests.

[07/08/10 - 11:07 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates
Plus: newcomer "Better Together" has been retitled "Better With You."

[07/08/10 - 11:01 AM]
Lionsgate(R) Roars with Record 26 Emmy(R) Nominations for Its Acclaimed Series Mad Men, Nurse Jackie and Weeds
The studio details its nominations for "Mad Men," "Nurse Jackie" and "Weeds."

[07/08/10 - 10:58 AM]
Syfy Promotes Karen O'Hara, to Vice President, Original Movies
In this role, O'Hara oversees the development and production of more than 20 Syfy Saturday Night Original Movies per year.

[07/08/10 - 10:56 AM]
Pretty Little Liars Continues Its Summer Hot Streak
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 6.

[07/08/10 - 10:29 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored with Nine Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
The network details its nominations for "South Park," "The Colbert Report" and "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart."

[07/08/10 - 10:06 AM]
Bravo Earns Seven Emmy Nominations for 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
The network details its nominations for "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," "Top Chef" and "Top Chef Masters."

[07/08/10 - 09:47 AM]
MTV2 Introduces High Flying Mexican Wrestling to American Airwaves with Weekly Series "Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors"
The newcomer premieres Friday, July 16 at 10:00/9:00c with an encore airing the following night on MTV Tr3s.

[07/08/10 - 09:23 AM]
Ion Television Continues Ratings Growth Trend in 2nd Quarter 2010
ION spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2010.

[07/08/10 - 09:16 AM]
History(Tm) Announces Winners of the Innovation in History Education Contest
Each Grand Prize winner is awarded $5,000 and each First Prize Winner is awarded $2,500.







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[07/27/16 - 10:02 AM]
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[07/27/16 - 09:35 AM]
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[07/27/16 - 09:05 AM]
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[07/27/16 - 08:59 AM]
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[07/27/16 - 08:06 AM]
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[07/27/16 - 06:01 AM]
CMT Announces Season Two Pickup of Hit Comedy "Still the King"
The one-hour season finale airs Sunday, August 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/26/16 - 11:04 AM]
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The network also announced executive producer and showrunner, Craig Silverstein, has renewed his overall development deal.

[07/26/16 - 10:37 AM]
"Girl in the Box," The Disturbing True Story of a Woman Held Captive for Seven Years, Premieres September 10 on Lifetime, Starring Addison Timlin, Zane Holtz and Zelda Williams
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[07/26/16 - 10:03 AM]
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[07/26/16 - 10:01 AM]
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[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
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[07/26/16 - 08:15 AM]
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[07/26/16 - 07:18 AM]
Let the Battle Begin on Season Eight of "Ink Master" Premiering Tuesday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
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