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[06/23/11 - 10:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 23
Updates include: Natalie Dormer joins HBO's "Game of Thrones"; "House's" Lisa Edelstein lands arc on "The Good Wife"; and John Krasinski, Aaron Sorkin team for Chateau Marmont mini-series at HBO.

[06/23/11 - 10:12 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Second Eliminated Couple Following Tonight's Results Show
Part four of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 10:11 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" First Eliminated Couple Following Tonight's Results Show
Part three of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 10:10 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Mary Murphy Following Tonight's Results Show
Part two of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 10:09 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Nigel Lythgoe Following Tonight's Results Show
Part one of four from our second week of post-elimination night interviews.

[06/23/11 - 09:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Danni Lowinski" (The CW)

[06/23/11 - 09:17 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hart of Dixie" (The CW)

[06/23/11 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Rivals" Is Wednesday's #1 Original Cable Series With P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[06/23/11 - 04:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Franklin & Bash" Streak Continues
TNT's new drama is the most-watched original cable program for the third Wednesday in a row.

[06/23/11 - 02:41 PM]
E! Counts Down TV's Most Memorable Events in An All-New Special "50 Super Epic TV Moments" Premiering Thursday, June 30th at 9:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
Nene Leakes and Jerry Springer are among the pop culture experts featured in the two-hour special.

[06/23/11 - 01:03 PM]
Three Hit History Series Mix It Up in Two-Hour Crossover Event "The Pick, The Pawn & The Polish"
"American Pickers," "Pawn Stars" and "American Restoration" are all featured in stunt, airing Monday, July 11.

[06/23/11 - 12:34 PM]
Summer's Hottest Concert Event, "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," to Air August 7 on ABC
Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland and Taylor Swift are among the featured performers.

[06/23/11 - 12:31 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of June 13-17
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 13-17.

[06/23/11 - 12:17 PM]
NBC Launches New NBC.com App for iPad Now Available on the App Store
The new App "gives fans access to content from their favorite NBC shows and features such as customization, thousands of video clips and highlights."

[06/23/11 - 12:06 PM]
FX Announces 2011 Comic-Con Schedule
"Archer," "Wilfred," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "Sons of Anarchy" are among the featured shows.

[06/23/11 - 10:01 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2011-2012 Season
Among the dates: "Terra Nova" to bow September 26, "The X Factor" kicks off September 21; plus "Bones" gets held until November 3.

[06/23/11 - 09:46 AM]
Bio Channel Presents the Broadcast Premiere of the Critically Acclaimed A&E Indie Film "Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer"
The film, from Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, premieres Wednesday, July 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/23/11 - 09:26 AM]
Lock and Load the Fireworks for A "Trans4th of July" Transformers Marathon on The Hub TV Network
Seven hours of "Transformers Prime" and "Transformers Generation 1" are set for Monday, July 4 from 1-8 p.m. ET.

[06/23/11 - 09:13 AM]
G4 Premieres Marvel's Original Anime Series "Iron Man" and "Wolverine" Friday, July 29 at 11 PM
Two other Marvel anime series - "X-Men" and "Blade" - will premiere later this year, exclusively on G4.

[06/23/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Grows its Summer Wednesday Numbers for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[06/23/11 - 08:51 AM]
Lifetime to Premiere Season Nine of Hit Design Series "Project Runway," Thursday, July 28
The reality competition had previously been set to return the day prior, Wednesday, July 27.

[06/23/11 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Got Talent" Spark NBC Victory
Due to last night's Presidential Address however, said results are approximate.

[06/23/11 - 08:01 AM]
"The A-List: New York" Premieres Monday, July 25 at 10/9c on Logo
Joining the cast this season is Nyasha Zimucha, best known as a judge on "Little Miss Perfect."

[06/23/11 - 08:00 AM]
MTV's "The Real World" Returns to San Diego for Its 26th Season Set to Air This Fall
The upcoming season will once again "introduce us to seven strangers who embark on the experience of a lifetime while getting to know themselves and each other."

[06/23/11 - 07:27 AM]
Syfy.com Continues Expansion of Original Content With "The Mercury Men," Making Worldwide Debut Beginning Monday, July 25
New episodes will then premiere every weekday for the next two weeks.

[06/23/11 - 06:30 AM]
Epix and William Shatner Beam "The Captains" from Comic-Con
Avery Brooks will join Shatner on a panel moderated by Kevin Smith on Friday, July 22 featuring exclusive clips and an audience Q&A.

[06/23/11 - 04:01 AM]
Queen Latifah, Bruno Mars, Ledisi, Justin Bieber, Gladys Knight, Nicki Minaj, Taraji P. Henson, Ne-Yo, & La La Anthony Added to the BET Awards '11 List of Exceptional Talent
As previously announced, Kevin Hart hosts the event, airing this Sunday on the cable channel.

[06/22/11 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Wilfred" (FX)

[06/22/11 - 11:52 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Suits" (USA)

[06/22/11 - 10:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 22
Updates include: Ron Nyswaner to pen Showtime's "The Booths"; Roxane Mesquida headed for The CW's "Gossip Girl"; and "Rules of Engagement's" Tom Hertz inks overall deal with Sony.

[06/22/11 - 07:03 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Covert Affairs," "White Collar" Make It Three In a Row
USA's dramas have been Tuesday's most-watched cable series for three consecutive weeks.

[06/22/11 - 02:42 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" & Discovery: Tops on Tuesdays Again
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/11 - 01:16 PM]
TV Guide Network's New Reality Series "Nail Files" Becomes Network's Highest Rated Original Series Premiere
TV Guide Network spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/11 - 01:06 PM]
Syfy's "Alphas" Enlists Valerie Cruz as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play Special Agent Kathy Sullivan, "an employee of the Department of Defense whose exact role and intentions are a mystery."

[06/22/11 - 01:01 PM]
The Hub TV Network Launches "Club Hub," Online Virtual Community for Kids
The new virtual community will allow users "to play a variety of exciting games, solve challenging puzzles, and vote in newsworthy polls in order to personalize their own spaces on the site."

[06/22/11 - 12:51 PM]
truTV's Hit Series "Hardcore Pawn" Returns with 2.1 Million Viewers as Network Greenlights Fifth Season
The network has ordered a 13-episode fifth season of "Hardcore Pawn," slated to begin later this year.

[06/22/11 - 12:31 PM]
Disney XD Sets Records on Monday, June 20 from 8-9:30 PM
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, June 20.

[06/22/11 - 12:24 PM]
Emotion, Humor and Drama in Season 3 Premiere of Animal Planet's "Pit Boss" on July 16
The new season will once again air Saturday nights at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/22/11 - 12:15 PM]
"An American Family: Anniversary Edition" Airs Thursday, July 7 on PBS; Film to Pre-Premiere on PBS Facebook
The groundbreaking series has not been seen nationwide on PBS for more than 20 years.

[06/22/11 - 11:25 AM]
Jason Patric Takes the Lead Role in "Powers"
Lucy Punch, Charles S. Dutton and Bailee Madison also star in the pilot, which begins production next month in Chicago.

[06/22/11 - 11:00 AM]
Production Begins in London on New HBO Comedy Series "Life's Too Short," Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant and Starring Warwick Davis
The seven-episode series will debut on BBC Two later this year and on HBO in 2012.

[06/22/11 - 10:53 AM]
ABC's "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show" Builds on "Wipeout"/Beats "The Voice" in Teens
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/11 - 10:41 AM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Launches "Primetime Nightline" Summer Series, 13 One-Hour Specials Starting Wednesday, June 29
"The Casey Anthony Story" will instead fill in for tonight's previously announced "Primetime Nightline" installment.

[06/22/11 - 10:40 AM]
Mark Burnett to Live Tweet to Both Coasts During Premiere of "Expedition Impossible"
Burnett will be up on Twitter at @MarkBurnettTV during Thursday's premiere of the show.

[06/22/11 - 10:36 AM]
CMT Heads to "Sweet Home Alabama" for New Series Debuting Thursday, June 14
The network details the 20 bachelors competing for the affections of Devin Grissom, a student at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

[06/22/11 - 10:31 AM]
New Discovery Channel Special "Dino Gangs" Uncovers Ground-Breaking New Theory: T-Rex Hunted in Organized Gangs
Leading paleontologist Dr. Phil Currie toplines the special, premiering Saturday, July 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/22/11 - 10:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's "Voice" Overshadows ABC's Premieres
"101 Ways to Leave a Game Show" and "Combat Hospital" take distant second places last night.

[06/22/11 - 09:58 AM]
The Style Network's Popular Power Couple Begins a New Chapter When a Fun, Romantic and Aspirational Season Four of "Giuliana & Bill" Premieres Monday, July 18 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
In the new season the couple faces their biggest challenge yet: living in the same city for the first time.

[06/22/11 - 08:49 AM]
MTV and VH1 to Broadcast Linkin Park's Special Performance of "Iridescent" in Support of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" from Moscow Across Its Screens on Friday, June 24
Said performance will be featured on MTV, MTV2, mtvU, VH1 Classic and Palladia at 8:55pm ET/PT.

[06/22/11 - 08:39 AM]
TeenNick's "Degrassi" Returns for New Season and Seven Weeks of Daily Telenovela-Style Premieres This Summer
The 11th season kicks off with a special one-hour premiere on Monday, July 18 at 9:00/8:00c.







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[07/28/15 - 04:55 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions Bring the Grindhouse Genre to Television with New 13-Episode Scripted Series "Blood Drive"
Set in a near-apocalyptic future, the project centers around LA's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race - with cars powered by blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel.

[07/28/15 - 03:55 PM]
Megastars Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Ease on Down the Road in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Queen Latifah stars as the titular Wiz with Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West.

[07/28/15 - 02:18 PM]
Kari Byron and Tory Belleci Explore the Science Behind the World's Wildest Thrill Rides on Travel Channel's New Series "Thrill Factor"
In this 10-part half-hour series, hosts and thrill seekers Kari Byron and Tory Belleci take viewers along for the ride as they explore the exciting world of thrill rides, waterslides and heart-pounding experiences around the globe through a scientific lens.

[07/28/15 - 01:43 PM]
Animal Planet Promotes Andy Weissberg and Erin Wanner
Both have played crucial roles in establishing Animal Planet as a top-20 ad-supported network for men and the entertainment destination for viewers seeking a deeper connection to the wild world.

[07/28/15 - 12:36 PM]
Debut of NASCAR Drives NBCSN to Most-Watched July in the Network's History
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/28/15 - 12:00 PM]
HBO NOW Available Today to Verizon Broadband Customers
HBO NOW is immediately available to all Verizon standalone broadband customers, including FiOS and high-speed internet customers, for a 30-day free trial.

[07/28/15 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Agreement with Westminster Kennel Club to Bring Annual Dog Show to FOX Sports 1 and Nat Geo WILD
Beginning in 2017, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show airs in primetime on FOX Sports 1 live from New York City's Madison Square Garden as the seven Best In Group selections are made on Monday and Tuesday night, leading up to Tuesday night's Best In Show announcement.

[07/28/15 - 10:55 AM]
The Lines Are Drawn in Netflix's New "Narcos" Character Posters
All 10 episodes of "Narcos" will premiere on August 28 at 12:01am PST exclusively on Netflix.

[07/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
"Income Property" Starring Scott McGillivray Premieres on DIY Network in August
"American Rehab: Charleston" and "Attic Gold" are also on tap beginning next month.

[07/28/15 - 10:33 AM]
TV Land Picks Up "The Soul Man" Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash for Fifth and Final Season
The sitcom is the network's highest-rated original series among African Americans 25-54 and African American Women 25-54.

[07/28/15 - 10:10 AM]
VH1's New Original Series "She's Got Game" Featuring Grammy Nominated Rapper Jayceon "The Game" Taylor Premieres Monday August 10th at 9 PM ET/PT
The new series "She's Got Game," follows him in his pursuit of the perfect love match as he embarks on a national tour.

[07/28/15 - 09:57 AM]
"48 Hours: Paradise Lost" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54 and Viewers and Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Both Categories
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/28/15 - 09:42 AM]
"Doctor Who" Returns to the Big Screen Nationwide to Feature Never-Before-Seen Prequel to Season Nine and Exclusive Interview with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
The event will feature "The Doctor's Meditation" - a special prequel scene to the first episode of season nine - and an exclusive interview with Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, hosted by Wil Wheaton, in addition to the two-part season eight finale.

[07/28/15 - 09:29 AM]
The First Day of the Rest of Their Entrepreneurial Lives Begins Now on the Series Premiere of "Startup U," Airing Tuesday, August 11th, at 10:01PM ET/PT
It's a whole new game when ten savvy, creative and ambitious young adults get down to business and experience seven weeks of hard truths, tough lessons and plenty of drama on the series.

[07/28/15 - 09:28 AM]
ABC Family's Procedural Series "Stitchers" Brings on Damon Dayoub as Series Regular
He'll play Detective Quincy Fisher, an LAPD detective who is brought into the Stitchers program to assist with back-up and support for the team.