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[05/24/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 24
Updates include: JoAnna Garcia set as new female lead on NBC's "Animal Practice"; Grant Bowler joins Lifetime's "Liz & Dick"; and Mike Scully is bound for NBC's "The New Normal."

[05/24/12 - 10:26 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Holland Roden
Part six of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:25 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Crystal Reed
Part five of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:24 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Tyler Posey
Part four of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:23 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Tyler Hoechlin
Part three of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:22 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Co-Star Colton Haynes
Part two of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 10:21 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Teen Wolf" Executive Producer Jeff Davis
Part one of six from this week's event at the Paley Center for Media.

[05/24/12 - 05:52 PM]
Exclusive: FOX's "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef," "So You Think You Can Dance" to Take Two-Week Break Against NBC's Olympics Coverage
Plus: "Mobbed" to return Saturday, July 14; finale dates set for "Take Me Out" and "The Choice"; and more!

[05/24/12 - 04:32 PM]
Anthony Anderson, Tamar Braxton, Trina Braxton, Kim Coles, Robert Forster and Sherri Shepherd to Guest Star on TV Land's "The Soul Man"
The Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash-led comedy premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 02:53 PM]
Record Number of Viewers Flock to Season Finale of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" With 2.6 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 23.

[05/24/12 - 02:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts With 76ers/Celtics
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Around the World in 80 Plates," Spike TV's "American Digger" and Animal Planet's "Man-Eating Super Croc."

[05/24/12 - 02:34 PM]
NBC Finishes the 2011-2012 Season Up 9 Percent vs. Last Year and Ranking #3 Outright for the First Time in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/12 - 02:06 PM]
CBS Bumps "NYC 22" Summer Run Until Saturday, July 7
The first of the show's nine remaining episodes had been set to air this Sunday, May 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 02:06 PM]
Science Acquires Off-Network Syndication Rights to "Fringe"
Repeats of the series will begin airing on the network in the fourth quarter of 2012.

[05/24/12 - 02:06 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Sneak Peek of "Iyanla, Fix My Life" on Saturday, June 2
Said installment will air at 10:00/9:00c following the season finale of "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[05/24/12 - 01:14 PM]
TV Land Brings the Heat With a Summer Line-Up Full of Funniest Stars and Sitcoms
Highlights include the network premiere of "That '70s Show" on Friday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/24/12 - 12:19 PM]
G4 Counts Down the Top 100 Video Games of All Time in Week-Long Programming Event Beginning June 11
Jack Black, Andrew Luck, Common, Zach Braff, Milla Jovovich, Nick Cannon, Matthew Perry and Robin Williams are among the featured personalities.

[05/24/12 - 11:41 AM]
Jay Leno Out-Delivers the Time Period's ABC and CBS Competition in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Other Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 14-18.

[05/24/12 - 11:06 AM]
FOX Sets New Broadcast Industry Record With Eighth Consecutive Season Victory Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the May sweeps period and the season to date.

[05/24/12 - 11:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Series "Blood Relatives" Keeps Audiences Guessing With Family "Whodunits" Where Anyone Could Be the Victim or Culprit
Brenda Strong narrates the six-part series, premiering Thursday, June 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 10:45 AM]
Oxygen Media Makes "All the Right Moves" With Launch of New Dance Based Docu-Series on Tuesday, July 31 at 11PM ET/PT
The cast includes Travis Wall and Nick Lazzarini from "So You Think You Can Dance" and Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson from "Dancing With the Stars."

[05/24/12 - 10:26 AM]
"E! Investigates: A Family Tragedy: The Powells" Premieres May 29 at 8:00 PM on E!
The special "unravels the tale of a deeply disturbed man who was most likely responsible for the deaths of his entire family and who very possibly could - and should - have been stopped."

[05/24/12 - 10:22 AM]
Woof! CBS Declares Wednesday, May 30 "Bring Your Dog to Work Day"
Said event is timed with the launch of the Eye's new series "Dogs in the City" that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
TV Land Greenlights Pilots for Two New Sitcoms
Among the pair: "I'm Not Dead Yet," a single-camera comedy based on the Israeli format "Zanzuri."

[05/24/12 - 10:09 AM]
Rob Dyrdek to Host a Special Memorial Day Weekend Marathon, Featuring Episodes from His Series "Ridiculousness," "Rob & Big" and "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory"
Plus: look for an all-new "Ridiculousness" on Monday, May 28 featuring Duff Goldman of "Ace of Cakes."

[05/24/12 - 10:08 AM]
Travel Channel Premieres an All-New Original One Hour Special: "Gem Hunt" - Sunday, June 3 at 10PM ET/PT
Said offering follows Ron LeBlanc and his team as they travel to Madagascar in search of gemstones they can turn into a small fortune.

[05/24/12 - 09:43 AM]
ABC is the No. 1 Network in Late-Night in Adults 18-49 for the 6th Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 14-18.

[05/24/12 - 09:41 AM]
The Ultimate Redneck-Style Competition Series "Redneck Island," Hosted by WWE Superstar Steve Austin, Set to Premiere June 9 on CMT
Look for a special two-hour premiere on said night at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/24/12 - 09:31 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" Cooks Up a New Season on Wednesday, July 25 at 10 PM ET/PT
Guest judges this season include Sugar Ray Leonard, Indigo Girls, Dita Von Teese, The B-52's, Brian Boitano and Holly Madison.

[05/24/12 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Scores its Biggest Season-Ending Wednesday in 5 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 23.

[05/24/12 - 08:43 AM]
Starz to Air "Spartacus" in Chronological Order for the First Time Ever
Three episodes of the series will air each Friday night beginning June 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/24/12 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Wraps on Top, But Down Big from Last Year
The juggernaut's season finale is down 31.46% in adults 18-49 from last year's closer.

[05/24/12 - 08:34 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Duets" Superstar Robin Thicke
Part four of four of our recent visit to ABC's summer competition series.

[05/24/12 - 08:33 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Duets" Superstar Jennifer Nettles
Part three of four of our recent visit to ABC's summer competition series.

[05/24/12 - 08:32 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Duets" Superstar Kelly Clarkson
Part two of four of our recent visit to ABC's summer competition series.

[05/24/12 - 08:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Duets" Host Quddus
Part one of four of our recent visit to ABC's summer competition series.

[05/24/12 - 07:11 AM]
Does Stephen Hawking Know the Meaning of Life? His "Grand Design" Connects the Cosmic Dots on Discovery
The two-part special premieres Saturday, June 9 at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/24/12 - 06:30 AM]
USA Network in Partnership With Mr Porter.com Brings to Life the Stylish World of Its Hit Original Series "Suits"
Said partnership "will bring their shared philosophy and sophisticated aesthetic to life through an innovative, multi-platform integration."

[05/24/12 - 06:26 AM]
Summer 2011 in Review/Summer 2012 in Preview
A look at the broadcast numbers this summer's new and returning offerings will need to survive.

[05/23/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 23
Updates include: Mason Cook to play Eddie Munster on NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; Amazon mulls a revival of ABC's "Pan Am"; and ABC, FOX reveal latest pilot recastings.

[05/23/12 - 10:12 PM]
And the Winner of "American Idol" Is...
Over 132 million votes were cast - the highest number in the show's history.

[05/23/12 - 04:12 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Pacers/Heat Keep TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman," Syfy's "Hollywood Treasure" and Bravo's "Pregnant in Heels."

[05/23/12 - 04:02 PM]
Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado, Carly Rae Jepsen and Marianas Trench Announced to Perform at the 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards
Fuse will touch down in Toronto to broadcast the event for the third year in a row on Sunday, June 17.

[05/23/12 - 03:27 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Speaks With Mayor Cory Booker This Sunday, May 27 on "Oprah's Next Chapter"
Plus: Neil Patrick Harris and his fiancé David Burtka are featured the following week, on Sunday, June 3.

[05/23/12 - 03:00 PM]
"Wheel of Fortune" to Cap 30th Anniversary Season at New York's Madison Square Garden
The shows will tape on March 15, 16, 18 & 19 and will be broadcast nationally in May 2013.

[05/23/12 - 03:00 PM]
New Season of "So You Think You Can Dance" Swings Into Auditions in Dallas and New York on a Special Premiere Night Thursday, May 24, on FOX
New this season: two contestants - one guy and one girl - will win the competition!

[05/23/12 - 02:36 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" and "The Devils Ride" Once Again #1 and #2 for Men on Tuesday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 22.

[05/23/12 - 02:11 PM]
MTV2's Premiere of "Hip Hop Squares" Delivers Highest Rated and Most Watched Original Series Debut Ever
MTV2 spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 22.

[05/23/12 - 01:09 PM]
Disney Channel Original Movie "Let It Shine" Premieres Friday, June 15
Plus: watch the trailer for the film, a contemporary take on the classic Cyrano de Bergerac story.

[05/23/12 - 12:30 PM]
"The 46th Annual CMA Awards" to Be Broadcast Live November 1 on the ABC Television Network
Plus: "CMA Country Christmas" will tape on November 3 to broadcast during the holiday season.







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[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
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[01/29/15 - 08:03 AM]
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