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[07/27/11 - 10:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 27
Updates include: A&E, Lifetime make pilot decisions; and Max Martini to recur on ABC's new drama "Revenge."

[07/27/11 - 04:15 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Teen Mom," "Tosh.0" Top Demos
USA's "Covert Affairs," "White Collar" however remain the most-watched series on the night.

[07/27/11 - 03:16 PM]
"Gene Simmons Family Jewels" Sixth Season Finale on A&E Draws Record Audience
Plus: new episodes will return Tuesday, September 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/27/11 - 02:55 PM]
"Brad Meltzer's Decoded" Examines History Hidden in Plain Sight When Hit Series Returns for 2nd Season in 4th Quarter 2011
New topics this season include the Declaration of Independence, Ft. Knox, Billy the Kid, the Vatican and an ancient relic from the Crucifixion.

[07/27/11 - 02:53 PM]
History(R) Remembers 9/11 on Its Tenth Anniversary
"9/11: The Days After," a follow-up to "102 Minutes That Changed America," will premiere Saturday, September 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/27/11 - 02:51 PM]
History Announces "Vietnam in HD" - Six-Hour Series Follows in the Footsteps of Network's Acclaimed Emmy(R) Award Winning "WWII in HD"
Michael C. Hall narrates the event, which also features Edward Burns, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara, Adrian Grenier, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Zachary Levi and Blair Underwood.

[07/27/11 - 02:49 PM]
"Around The World in 80 Ways" - New Series Premiering 4th Quarter 2011 on History
Robert "Boston Rob" Mariano and Dennis Anderson star in the 10-part series.

[07/27/11 - 02:45 PM]
History(R) Builds on Phenomenal Growth and Historic Success Celebrates Record Audiences
Newly announced series include "Invention USA," "Full Metal Jousting" and "United Stats of America."

[07/27/11 - 02:18 PM]
Lifetime to Premiere Original Movie "Five" on October 10, 2011
The project features five short films from directors Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi Moore, Patty Jenkins and Penelope Spheeris.

[07/27/11 - 02:17 PM]
Russian Dolls Come to Life in Lifetime's New Reality Series Premiering August 11
The 12-episode series, set in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach, will air Thursday nights at 10:30/9:30c.

[07/27/11 - 02:16 PM]
Lifetime to Premiere Unscripted Series "Picker Sisters" on August 2
The series, which bows with back-to-back episodes, features "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" alums Tracy Hutson and Tanya McQueen.

[07/27/11 - 02:15 PM]
Lifetime to Premiere Compelling, New Scripted Series "Against the Wall" on July 31
Rachael Carpani, Treat Williams and Kathy Baker topline the series, from executive producer Nancy Miller and creator Annie Brunner.

[07/27/11 - 12:18 PM]
RISE UP: ESPN's New Inspiration Series to Debut This Fall
The four-part series launches Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00/6:00c on the network.

[07/27/11 - 12:17 PM]
ESPN Films Announces Schedule for New Documentaries
The seven-week film series will premiere Tuesday, September 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/27/11 - 12:14 PM]
TeenNick Proves The '90s Are "All That" as New Late-Night Retro Block Reaches Record Ratings
TeenNick spins the numbers for Monday, July 25.

[07/27/11 - 12:03 PM]
"Family Guy" Fans Can Win Big with the "Great News! We're Rich!" Sweepstakes
The grand prize champ will win $3,000, but more importantly, the bragging rights that his/her name could be mentioned during the season premiere.

[07/27/11 - 11:36 AM]
"E! True Hollywood Story: Amy Winehouse" Airs on Thursday, July 28th at 10:00 PM, ET/PT
The special, which originally aired on February 9, 2008, features interviews with Femi Temowo, Ian Barter and Lloyd Beiny.

[07/27/11 - 11:27 AM]
The Hottest Reservation on Daytime This Fall is Hallmark Channel's New Series, "Emeril's Table," Premiering September 26th
"Some of my most fulfilling memories have been in the kitchen preparing a meal with my family and friends, and 'Emeril's Table' creates that same kind of connection," said Lagasse.

[07/27/11 - 11:27 AM]
TLC Renews "Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids"
The network has ordered 18 half-hour episodes, slated to premiere in March 2012.

[07/27/11 - 11:18 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Season Two Premiere of "Martha Bakes," A Hallmark Channel Original Series Beginning September 26
The 13-episode series airs Mondays at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT.

[07/27/11 - 11:08 AM]
Ewan McGregor, Betty White, Kristin Chenoweth and Jillian Michaels Will Join Whoopi Goldberg as Celebrity Judges for the Inaugural "American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards" Premiering Friday, November 11
Voting is currently underway at www.herodogawards.org.

[07/27/11 - 11:07 AM]
Billy Ray Cyrus Stars in "Christmas Returns to Canaan," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Coming Holiday 2011
"Christmas Returns to Canaan" is the sequel to the network's highly-rated "Christmas in Canaan."

[07/27/11 - 11:06 AM]
Melissa Gilbert Won't Be Upstaged in "The Christmas Pageant," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Holiday 2011
Robert Mailhouse, Ed Herrmann and Lennon Wynn also star in the project.

[07/27/11 - 11:04 AM]
Maria Thayer, Vivica A. Fox, Sam Page and Ryan Bittle Star with Emmy Winner Vicki Lawrence in "Annie Claus is Coming to Town," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Holiday 2011
The film will air as part of "Countdown to Christmas," which features more hours of holiday-themed programming than any other network.

[07/27/11 - 11:02 AM]
Sir Roger Moore to Star in "A Princess for Christmas," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere for Holiday 2011
Co-starring with Moore is Katie McGrath, Sam Heughan, Travis Turner and newcomer Leilah De Meza.

[07/27/11 - 10:59 AM]
Tom Cavanagh and Faith Ford Discover a Change of Address Changes Lives in "Debbie Macomber's Trading Christmas," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere for Holiday 2011
Co-starring with Cavanagh and Ford are Gil Bellows, Gabrielle Miller and Emma Lahana.

[07/27/11 - 10:58 AM]
"Jingle All the Way," A Hallmark Channel Original Animated Special Starring Jingle the Husky Pup Premieres Exclusively on the Network, Friday, November 25
The "Interactive Storybook & Story Buddy" is part of a significant partnership from retail to on-air, digital and social media to promote the special.

[07/27/11 - 10:56 AM]
Dean Cain and Rachel Blanchard Star in "The Case for Christmas," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering Holiday 2011
The project also stars George Buza and Barry Flatman.

[07/27/11 - 10:56 AM]
The Weather Channel Greenlights New Series "Coast Guard Alaska," Produced by Al Roker Entertainment
The seven-episode series will launch Wednesday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/27/11 - 10:55 AM]
Judd Nelson Stars in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere "Cancel Christmas," Holiday 2011
Justin Landry, Connor Price and newcomer Sante Scaletta also star in the project.

[07/27/11 - 10:54 AM]
Elizabeth Berkley Stars with Jason Gray-Stanford in the World Premiere of "Lucky Christmas," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering Holiday 2011
The film is the latest offering in Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" celebration.

[07/27/11 - 10:52 AM]
Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk, Tedde Moore and Mairtin O'Carrigan Star in "Mistletoe Over Manhattan," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, Holiday 2011
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" features more holiday-themed programming than any other network.

[07/27/11 - 10:50 AM]
Catherine Bell and Chris Potter Return to Star in the World Premiere of "The Good Witch's Family," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Saturday, October 29
The latest sequel will air as part of the network's "Countdown to Halloween" celebration.

[07/27/11 - 10:47 AM]
Martin Mull and Rhea Perlman Star in "Oliver's Ghost," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Saturday, October 22
The project is part of "Countdown to Halloween," a week-long celebration book-ended by two original movies.

[07/27/11 - 10:45 AM]
Kim Delaney, Jared Abrahamson, Sarah-Jane Redmond and Paul McGillion All Star in the Hallmark Movie Channel Original Premiere, "Finding a Family," Saturday, October 15
Emmy-nominated Tom Patricia ("Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story") is among the executive producers.

[07/27/11 - 10:44 AM]
Cheryl Ladd, Bruce Boxleitner, Wes Brown and Julie Mond Star as a Frontier Family Beset by Sudden Tragedy in "Love's Everlasting Courage," The Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Saturday, October 1
The additional film brings Hallmark Channel's highly rated and most successful movie series ever.

[07/27/11 - 10:43 AM]
Nancy McKeon, Wes Brown and Julie Mond Star in "Love Begins," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Saturday, September 17
Brown and Mond also star in the second prequel, "Love's Everlasting Courage," Saturday, October 1.

[07/27/11 - 10:41 AM]
If It's Time for Christmas, It's Time for Hallmark Channel! America's Favorite Family Network Launches Its Most Anticipated Seasonal Event, "Countdown to Christmas," Beginning November 12
Said programming slate includes 14 original movies and one-of-a-kind original animated specials.

[07/27/11 - 10:29 AM]
USA Network Reunites With Toyota for Hit Original Series "Royal Pains" With Series Star Jill Flint
The partnership includes in-show integration, custom vignettes and online association with USA's popular "Royal Rewards" affinity program.

[07/27/11 - 10:29 AM]
Disney XD Makes Huge Splash with "Pool Daze" Monday
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, July 25.

[07/27/11 - 10:11 AM]
The Glitz and Glamour Returns With Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Season 2 Premiering Monday, September 5, at 9PM ET/PT
All six original over-the-top housewives are back: Taylor Armstrong, Camille Grammer, Adrienne Maloof, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump.

[07/27/11 - 08:52 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown
FOX's "Hell's Kitchen," "Masterchef" post week-to-week gains as NBC's "Got Talent," "It's Worth What?" slide.

[07/27/11 - 08:20 AM]
Jeri Ryan Will Guest Star on Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13" Monday, August 1, at 9PM ET/PT
She'll play Amanda, "whose planned fairy tale wedding is derailed when exposure to an artifact threatens her life and the lives of everyone around her."

[07/27/11 - 08:00 AM]
CBS to Spearhead the First-Ever "Reality Mud Run" to Benefit Survivor Stand Up 2 Cancer
The 5K run will begin at 8:00 AM on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Oak Canyon Park Blue Diamond Haul Road, in Silverado, Calif., near Irvine.

[07/27/11 - 07:18 AM]
ION Television Acquires Top-Rated "Psych," Monk," and "House" From NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution
"House" will air two times per week beginning in the fall of 2012.

[07/27/11 - 06:18 AM]
Taylor Swift to Receive Ultimate Choice Award During "Teen Choice 2011" Airing Sunday, August 7, Live on FOX
Past recipients include Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Mike Myers, as well as Venus and Serena Williams.

[07/27/11 - 12:59 AM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "The Closer" Stands as Most-Watched
History's "Pawn Stars" however maintains its adults 18-49 crown.

[07/26/11 - 10:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 26
Updates include: Dan Jinks sets up shop at CBS Television Studios; Chelsea Kane to visit The CW's "One Tree Hill"; and Zoey Deutch to recur on newcomer "Ringer."

[07/26/11 - 04:00 PM]
Big Balls, Pigeons and (Of Course) Lots and Lots of Duct Tape, In New Fall Season of Emmy(R)-Nominated "MythBusters"
The three-time Emmy-nominated series will return with 11 new episodes this October.

[07/26/11 - 03:59 PM]
"Dinosaur Revolution's" All-Star Crew of Animators and illustrators to Reset Standard for Dinosaur Storytelling
The four-part series will premiere Sunday, September 4 and Sunday, September 11 from 9-11PM ET/PT each night.







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[07/01/16 - 09:44 AM]
TV One Addresses National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month with "The Secret She Kept"
Kyla Pratt, Gavin Houston, Kellita Smith and Vanessa A. Williams star in the original movie, premiering Sunday, July 10 on the cable channel.

[07/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Rises in Latest Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/30/16 - 06:50 PM]
"Big Brother" Announces the First Ever "Battle Back" Competition
All four "Battle Back" competitions and the reveal of the winner, will air exclusively during a special episode on Friday, July 22.

[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.