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[05/21/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 21
Updates include: Dan Sterling, Brent Forrester bound for "The Office"; DirecTV's "Hit and Miss" to launch Wednesday, July 11; and Catherine Keener, Charlie Kaufman to team for HBO comedy.

[05/21/12 - 03:16 PM]
A&E Marks the End of the Road for "Dog the Bounty Hunter"
The network has pulled the plug on its reality staple after eight seasons and nearly 250 episodes.

[05/21/12 - 03:00 PM]
History(R) Announces Golden Globe Winner Gabriel Byrne to Star in "Vikings"
He'll star as Earl Haraldson in the network's first scripted series, set to premiere in 2013.

[05/21/12 - 01:54 PM]
Syfy Cancels "Sanctuary" After Four Seasons
The veteran drama wrapped its 59-episode run back in December.

[05/21/12 - 01:53 PM]
CBS Orders Seventh Season of "Rules of Engagement"
The 13-episode pickup will bring its series total to exactly 100 episodes.

[05/21/12 - 01:12 PM]
Cartoon Network Launches Third Annual "Move It Movement" Tour To Help Solve the Problem of Childhood Obesity
The tour will officially launch June 10 in Atlanta and travel throughout the country to prime family locations in 17 key markets.

[05/21/12 - 01:09 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces New Multi-Platform Agreement With Seasoned Broadcaster Michelle Beadle
The ESPN alum will serve as a correspondent for "Access Hollywood" as well as this summer's London Olympic Games.

[05/21/12 - 12:42 PM]
ABC News Announces Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer as Anchors of "Good Afternoon America"
The one-hour extension of "Good Morning America" debuts Monday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m., ET and continues for nine subsequent weeks.

[05/21/12 - 12:20 PM]
AMC Announces Summer Premieres for Scripted and Unscripted Series
"Breaking Bad" returns on Sunday, July 15 followed by "Hell on Wheels" on Sunday, August 12.

[05/21/12 - 12:18 PM]
E!'s "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" Season Premiere Delivers Nearly 3 Million Total Viewers, Besting Previous Season Premiere by +16%
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, May 20.

[05/21/12 - 11:58 AM]
Showtime Puts the "F" in Father's Day With "The Other F Word"
The documentary, premieres Thursday, June 14 at 9:00/8:00c, features Mark Hoppus, Flea and Lars Frederiksen sharing their "contradictory, heartfelt, at times hilarious tales of fatherhood."

[05/21/12 - 11:58 AM]
George Takei, Aziz Ansari & Ashley Argota Featured in Nick News "Who Am I? Asian Pacific American, and Proud!" Premiering Sunday, May 27, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Linda Ellerbee hears from Asian Pacific American kids and actors discussing their lives and misconceptions in the half-hour special.

[05/21/12 - 11:53 AM]
"Sparkle Babies" Kicks-Off New Episodes of "Our America With Lisa Ling," Sunday, June 10 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Other upcoming installments include "Brides of Christ" and "Teen Mom Nation."

[05/21/12 - 11:13 AM]
Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II With "The Diamond Queen" U.S. Premiere Documentary from Andrew Marr
The three-part documentary premieres Sunday, June 3 starting at 8:00/7:00c on BBC America.

[05/21/12 - 10:33 AM]
Video: Clips for FX's "Anger Management"
Watch the latest promos for the Charlie Sheen-led comedy, which debuts Thursday, June 28 with two back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/21/12 - 10:27 AM]
Corin Nelson Named Executive Producer Of Queen Latifah's Fall 2013 Syndicated Daytime Talk Show
Nelson most recently served as executive producer on the second season of "The Nate Berkus Show."

[05/21/12 - 10:02 AM]
Mark Powell Named Vice President, Current Programming & Specials for truTV
"Mark has invaluable experience producing a number of high-profile reality programs over the past two decades," said Tony Horn.

[05/21/12 - 10:02 AM]
"Gravity Falls" Premieres Friday, June 29 on Disney Channel
Plus: a full episode preview follows the premiere of "Let It Shine" on Friday, June 15.

[05/21/12 - 10:01 AM]
Season Three of Disney XD's Emmy-Nominated Series "Pair of Kings" Premieres Monday, June 18
Upcoming guest stars include Hayley Hasselhoff, Karan Brar and Mike "The Miz" Mizanin.

[05/21/12 - 10:00 AM]
History(R) Announces New Season of "Ice Road Truckers" - Premieres Sunday, June 3, 9pm ET/PT
Veterans Hugh Rowland, Alex Deborgorski and Rick Yemm are back, with Hugh and Rick handling the deadly roads of Manitoba Canada.

[05/21/12 - 09:51 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Ultimate Fan Giveaway for Comic-Con Sweepstakes
The winner will have the opportunity to attend Comic-Con in San Diego and have special reserved seats for the show's panel.

[05/21/12 - 09:48 AM]
ABC Family Presents the Basic Cable Premiere of "The Last Song," Starring Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth on Sunday, June 3 at 7:00PM ET/PT
The film is part of the Nicholas Sparks Marathon that includes "A Walk to Remember" at 1:30pm and "The Notebook" at 4:00pm ET/PT.

[05/21/12 - 09:45 AM]
ABC Family Announces the Premiere of an All New Original Comedy "Baby Daddy"
The newcomer, which stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Derek Theler, Tahj Mowry, Melissa Peterman and Chelsea Kane star in the project, premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 8:30/7:30c.

[05/21/12 - 09:41 AM]
G4 Returns as the Official Broadcaster of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) June 4-7
Morgan Webb, Blair Herter, Kristin Adams, Kevin Pereira, Candace Bailey, Sara Underwood and Jessica Chobot will report directly from the show floor.

[05/21/12 - 09:33 AM]
"Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt" Delivers Sunday's Largest Audience
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 20.

[05/21/12 - 09:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, ABC Leads Demos
Plus: NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" wraps with the franchise's lowest finale ever with a celebrity cast.

[05/21/12 - 09:10 AM]
"The Insider" Celebrates 2,000 Episodes on Monday, May 21, 2012
The "Entertainment Tonight" spin-off launched on September 13, 2004.

[05/21/12 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV to Broadcast Nintendo's E3 Presentation Live as a Part of the Network's "E3 All Access Live" Multi-Platform Special
The one-hour exclusive will telecast commercial-free on Tuesday, June 5 on the cable channel at 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT.

[05/21/12 - 08:54 AM]
The Billboard Music Awards Boost ABC to #1 for the 5th Straight Sunday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 20.

[05/21/12 - 08:46 AM]
"DC Cupcakes: Takes New York" Premieres Friday, June 8 at 10 PM (ET/PT) on TLC
The one-hour special is the second of two ordered by the cable channel last month.

[05/21/12 - 08:23 AM]
The Weather Channel Premieres Three New Series, "Pyros," "Iceberg Hunters" and "Reefmakers"
The three miniseries join "Turbine Cowboys," "Iron Men," and "Lights Out" as the latest installments in the docu-series anthology "Braving the Elements."

[05/21/12 - 07:57 AM]
Texas Duo Turns Rust to Gold in All-New Classic Car Series "Fast N' Loud"
The series, from Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Studios, premieres Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery.

[05/21/12 - 07:35 AM]
CBS Sports Reaches Multi-Year Agreement With ESPN to Broadcast Men's Basketball GAmes from the ACC, Big 12 and Pac-12 Conferences
The deal provides for 26 appearances per year, except for the first year which calls for 20 appearances.

[05/21/12 - 07:21 AM]
Country Meets Hollywood When Toby Keith and Kristen Bell Host the "2012 CMT Music Awards"
This year's event will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/21/12 - 07:07 AM]
Nick at Nite Heats Up the Summer With Stardom, Romance and Deceit With the Premiere of Nightly Primetime Drama "Hollywood Heights," Monday, June 18, at 9 P.M. (ET/PT)
The first season of the 80-episode series, co-produced with Televisa in association with Sony Pictures Television, will air weeknights through October.

[05/21/12 - 07:01 AM]
WE tv's Summer Lineup Sizzles With Kendra, All New Bridezillas, More Braxtons and L.A. Hair
"Bridezillas" returns Sunday, June 10 while "Braxton Family Values" is due back on Thursday, August 16.

[05/20/12 - 11:09 PM]
Hulu Announces New Original Series with Kevin Smith, Premieres Summer Slate of Ten Original and Exclusive TV Shows
Highlights include Kevin Smith's "Spoilers," Richard Linklater's "Up To Speed" and Kenya Barris and Hale Rothstein's "We Got Next."

[05/20/12 - 09:38 PM]
Entertainment One's "The Yard" to Debut in the U.S. Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus
Paul Gross, Frank Siracusa, David Eddie and Michael Mabbott are behind the project, which was originally developed at NBC.

[05/20/12 - 08:50 PM]
Billboard Announces Winners of "The 2012 Billboard Music Awards"
This was the second year that ABC broadcast the event.

[05/20/12 - 08:06 PM]
Donald Trump Crowns the Winner of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" in Tonight's Live Finale
The series raised over $2,000,000 for charity this season.

[05/20/12 - 09:04 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "48 Hours Mystery" Tops in Lackluster Race
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all finish within two tenths of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[05/19/12 - 08:58 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grimm" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's freshman drama matched its highest 18-49 rating since January 20.

[05/19/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC is #1 on the Final Friday of the Season/"Shark Tank" Marks its Best Season Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 18.

[05/18/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 18
Updates include: David Guarascio, Moses Port named as new showrunners of NBC's "Community"; Harold Perrineau to recur on FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and Nick Santora joins "Vegas" at CBS as a co-executive producer.

[05/18/12 - 05:14 PM]
Interview: "American Ninja Warrior" Co-Hosts Matt Iseman & Jonny Moseley
The competition series returns this Sunday on G4 and this Monday on NBC.

[05/18/12 - 04:54 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Doubleheader Puts ESPN on Top
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Birth Moms," "Obese and Expecting" and Lifetime's "7 Days of Sex."

[05/18/12 - 01:31 PM]
Ready, Set, Slime! Nickelodeon Premieres Figure It Out on Monday, June 11, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
Jeff Sutphen hosts the series, which will feature panelists from "iCarly," "Big Time Rush" and "Victorious," among others.

[05/18/12 - 01:18 PM]
New Syfy Series "Insane or Inspired?" Debuts Friday, May 25 at 10PM
Amber Benson, Samm Levine, Brooke Hogan, Ralph Garman and Josh Gates are among the featured personalities.

[05/18/12 - 12:26 PM]
CeeLo Green to Perform "Fight to Win" at the "2012 Billboard Music Awards"
Said performance will feature dancer Jean Sok from Cirque du Soleil's touring production, "Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour."

[05/18/12 - 11:28 AM]
NBC Moves "Love in the Wild" to Tuesdays, "Saving Hope" Earlier on Thursdays
Plus: "Law & Order: SVU," "Rock Center With Brian Williams," "Whitney" and "Community" to assume their fall time periods the week of June 3-9.







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[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
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[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
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