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[07/19/11 - 10:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 19
Updates include: Jere Burns lands arc on USA's "Burn Notice"; Mercedes Masohn, Maddie Hasson set for FOX's "The Finder"; and a trio joins HBO's "Game of Thrones."

[07/19/11 - 06:22 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: History's "Pawn Stars" Holds Onto Crown
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Magic Beyond Words," Syfy's "Alphas" and Food Network's "Tough Cookies."

[07/19/11 - 06:21 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: HBO's "True Blood" Still Untouchable
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Cyberbully," AMC's "Breaking Bad" and truTV's "Vegas Strip."

[07/19/11 - 03:27 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "SpongeBob SquarePants" Dominates in Primetime
Nickelodeon's mainstay bests Disney's trio of originals on Friday.

[07/19/11 - 03:21 PM]
"Kardashians" and "Ice Loves Coco" Score for E! on Sunday Night
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/19/11 - 02:42 PM]
Style's "Giuliana & Bill" Delivers Series' Most-Watched Season Premiere Ever
The Style Network spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[07/19/11 - 01:31 PM]
SpongeBob SquarePants "Frozen Face Off" Scores 5.8 Million Viewers, Takes Top Spot for the Week With Kids
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 12:36 PM]
"Momster of the Bride" Premieres 8/13 on Style!
The two-part event follows "future wives and their domineering moms as they battle each other for control of the big day."

[07/19/11 - 12:35 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day for the 5th Consecutive Week in Target Kids and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 12:19 PM]
FOX Wins the Week Among Core Adult and Teen Viewers
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 12:08 PM]
Bidders and Sellers Both Hope Their Gambles Pay Off in the Return of Discovery's "Auction Kings"
The new season debuts Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/19/11 - 11:38 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Shine in Second Week and Live + 3
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[07/19/11 - 11:27 AM]
ABC & ESPN 2011-12 NBA Schedule
Highlights include a rematch of the 2011 NBA Finals - Miami at Dallas - as part of a Christmas Day tripleheader.

[07/19/11 - 11:21 AM]
McCartney After 9/11: Highly-Anticipated Feature-Length Documentary "The Love We Make" to Debut on Showtime September 10th at 9:00 ET/PT
The film, from Albert Maysles and Bradley Kaplan, "captures McCartney's personal journey to help heal the city that welcomed him with open arms in 1964."

[07/19/11 - 11:12 AM]
TNT's 2011-12 NBA Schedule
Plus: Shaquille O'Neal joins Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley as part of the network's studio team.

[07/19/11 - 10:49 AM]
Video: Italy Gets Smushed in the Season Four Premiere of MTV's "Jersey Shore" on Thursday, August 4 from Florence, Italy
Check out the season four trailer, which bowed last night during "Teen Wolf."

[07/19/11 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Family is Cable's No. 1 Network in Women 18-34 and Target 12-34s
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 10:44 AM]
"The Closer" Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Scripted Program for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 10:28 AM]
CBS Wins in Viewers for the Second Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 10:17 AM]
Winning the Prom Queen Title Means the Difference Between Heaven and Hell, In the ABC Family Original Movie "Teen Spirit," Premiering Sunday, August 7th at 7:00PM ET/PT
The movie, which now airs at the earlier time of 7:00/6:00c, premieres as part of the network's annual "Campus Crush" programming event.

[07/19/11 - 10:16 AM]
Mark Burnett to Tweet Live on the West Coast to Offer Commentary and Behind-the-Scenes Anecdotes for This Week's Episode of ABC's "Expedition Impossible," Thursday, July 21 at 9:00 P.M.
Burnett will once again be up on Twitter at @MarkBurnettTV during said broadcast.

[07/19/11 - 10:12 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Leads NBC's Primetime Week of July 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 10:00 AM]
"Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again," Hour-Long Special Reuniting the Comedy Greats, to Debut Sept. 9 on HBO
Plus: Cavett will be seen on an episode of the HBO comedy series "Bored to Death" this fall.

[07/19/11 - 09:42 AM]
ABC Airs 4 of the Week's Top 20 Shows and the Top 2 Newsmags in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Stands as Most-Watched Net on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[07/19/11 - 08:57 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" Commences Production on Second Season Set to Premiere on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:30 p.m.
The second season of the hit sketch series will follow the fall season premiere of "South Park."

[07/19/11 - 08:52 AM]
TNT NASCAR Summer Series Coverage Delivers Overall Growth with More Than 5.1 Million Avg. Total Viewers and 3.1 Avg. U.S. HH Rating
TNT spins the numbers for its NASCAR coverage to date this season.

[07/19/11 - 08:44 AM]
Planet Green Partners with General Motors on World Premiere Television Event: "Detroit in Overdrive"
The three-part documentary premieres on Thursday, August 4 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/19/11 - 08:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen" Slays "The Bachelorette"
FOX's summer mainstay returns on top, snapping ABC's original win streak on the night.

[07/19/11 - 08:40 AM]
TeenNick Answers Fan Demand With "The '90s Are All That" TV Block and Digital Destinations, Launching July 25
The rotating line-up will debut with "All That," "Kenan and Kel," "Clarissa Explains It All" and "Doug."

[07/19/11 - 08:31 AM]
CMT Celebrates the 20 Most Influential Men of Country Music in New Fan-Voted Countdown Special "What's Your 20? 20 Greatest Men, 20 Years" Premiering Wednesday, August 10
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Charlie Daniels and Keith Urban are among those featured in the two-hour special.

[07/19/11 - 08:28 AM]
Oxygen's "The Glee Project" Delivers Series Highs and Grows (16%) Among Key A18-49 Demo
Oxygen spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/19/11 - 07:05 AM]
Cartoon Network Signs with Angry Filmworks to Develop "Captain Planet" Live-Action Feature Film
Murphy and Angry Filmworks are most notably credited for the highly successful action-adventure "Transformers" franchise.

[07/19/11 - 06:46 AM]
Catch the Second Wave of Nominees for "Teen Choice 2011" Airing Sunday, August 7, Live on FOX
"Pretty Little Liars" and "Switched at Birth" top the latest wave of nods.

[07/19/11 - 06:32 AM]
Frances Berwick Promoted to President of Bravo and Style Media
Salaam Coleman Smith will continue as President of Style and will report to Berwick.

[07/18/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 18
Updates include: Giancarlo Esposito to visit ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; B.D. Wong departs "Law & Order: SVU"; and Mike Vogel tapped as new lead on ABC's "Pan Am."

[07/18/11 - 03:32 PM]
Video: Special Episode of "Covert Affairs" Inspires PSA for Veterans
Watch both PSAs featuring co-star Christopher Gorham.

[07/18/11 - 03:15 PM]
"Phineas and Ferb" Sets a Series High for its 2nd Consecutive Original Episode
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, July 15.

[07/18/11 - 01:11 PM]
Cartoon Network Series Panels and Events Lineup for 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International
Plus: visit the Cartoon Network Pizzeria (Ciro's Pizzeria) for a unique, fully immersive takeover.

[07/18/11 - 01:07 PM]
2011 Women's World Cup Finals: ESPN's Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated Soccer Match
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/11 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Heads to This Year's Comic-Con to Showcase New and Returning Shows
"Awake," "Chuck," "Community" and "Grimm" are among the featured panels.

[07/18/11 - 12:24 PM]
CBS Consumer Products Reveals Exclusive Merchandise at Comic-Con International 2011
"Star Trek," "Dexter," "NCIS," "The Twilight Zone" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" are among the featured properties.

[07/18/11 - 11:00 AM]
Last Night's Season 4 Premiere of "Breaking Bad" Achieves Its Highest Ratings Ever
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/11 - 10:19 AM]
Video: "The Walking Dead": A First Look at Season 2
Check out the new promo that ran during last night's season premiere of "Breaking Bad."

[07/18/11 - 10:18 AM]
FX Orders "American Horror Story" to Series
Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton, Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Evan Peters and Denis O'Hare star in the series, due to premiere in October.

[07/18/11 - 10:15 AM]
Ty Pennington Heads Overseas for One-Hour Special, "Ty's Great British Adventure 2011," August 7 on ABC
The one-hour special replaces the "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock," which moves to August 14.

[07/18/11 - 10:14 AM]
Live Twitter Chat With "Rookie Blue" Star Greg Smith, Thursday, July 21
He will be up on Twitter at @gregorythesmith, during the East Coast broadcast of the show.

[07/18/11 - 09:18 AM]
"Big Brother" Tops Sunday in All Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/11 - 09:10 AM]
Mid-Season Schedule Changes for VH1's "Famous Food"
As previously reported, the series will now air Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning July 20.

[07/18/11 - 09:01 AM]
Charlie Sheen to Star in New Sitcom, "Anger Management"
The project is inspired by the 2003 film of the same name starring Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler.







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[07/29/15 - 02:18 PM]
Through the Eyes of the Spies: New Documentary Reveals a Unique Perspective on the Life of Fidel Castro
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" will premiere on AHC in 4Q 2015 and on Discovery Networks International's factual channels in more than 220 countries and territories this fall.

[07/29/15 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Family to Give Viewers a First Look at "Kevin From Work" on Facebook
The show will premiere on ABC Family on Wednesday, August 12 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[07/29/15 - 01:17 PM]
Travel Channel's "36 Hours" Based on The New York Times' Popular Weekly Column Premieres Monday, August 17th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Co-hosts Kristen Kish and Kyle Martino arrive in a new city each week where they'll have a weekend to meet insiders who will point them to the best restaurants, hot spots and attractions.

[07/29/15 - 12:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Earns Season High and Ranks #1 on All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, July 24.

[07/29/15 - 12:49 PM]
Grammy(R) and Academy Award(R)-Winning Sensation John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive-Produce WGN America's Highly Anticipated Dramatic Thriller, "Underground"
Additionally, Get Lifted will oversee the score, soundtrack and all music aspects of the series.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Fall Premieres
New seasons of "For Better or Worse," "Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" and "If Loving You is Wrong" will kick things off in September.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
E! Announces New Series "Hollywood Teen Medium" (Working Title)
Following the life of 19-year old Tyler Henry, the series explores the world of this self-proclaimed clairvoyant medium as he balances his unique abilities with trying to be a regular teenager.

[07/29/15 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" Executive Team to Remain with Late-Night Flagship Franchise
"Steve, Jen, Tim, Jill and Adam have been key architects of 'The Daily Show's' success, and we are excited that they will continue at the core of the creative team working with Trevor Noah as the show evolves," said Michele Ganeless.

[07/29/15 - 10:29 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Season Premiere This Mon., Aug. 3 at 11 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The season premiere of the 30-minute show will feature NBC Sports Group's Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, hosts of The 2 Robbies "Football" Show on NBC Sports Radio, as they preview the 2015-16 season.

[07/29/15 - 10:08 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Highlights the Importance of Big Cat Awareness with Full Lineup of World Lion Day Programming, Aug. 10
The network's programming initiative also draws awareness to the National Geographic Society's Big Cats Initiative with public service announcements and on-air promotional attention, kicking off Wednesday, July 29.

[07/29/15 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Announces Season Two Pick-Up for "Scream" During Summer TCA Presentation
Plus: the network sets return dates for "Finding Carter" and "Ridiculousness."

[07/29/15 - 09:45 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Leah Wolchok's "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The feature-length documentary debuts Monday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO, following a limited theatrical run (Nov. 20-Dec. 3).

[07/29/15 - 09:01 AM]
FX Networks Launches Emojis Based on Hit Original Series
"Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "The Strain," "Man Seeking Woman" and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" are among the initial offerings.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Confirms "Welcome to Sweden" Exit, "Hollywood Game Night" Repeats to Fill Slot
Plus: look for the "Mr. Robinson" one-hour premiere to rebroadcast Sunday, August 9 at 7:00/6:00c.