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[05/30/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 30
Updates include: "Mike & Molly's" James Burrows to segue to "Partners"; Lifetime considering former ABC drama pilot "Devious Maids"; and Robert Patrick upped to series regular on "Last Resort."

[05/30/12 - 04:40 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Hatfields & McCoys," Heat/Celtics Big for History, ESPN
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Hemingway & Gellhorn," TLC's "Cake Boss" and VH1's "Single Ladies."

[05/30/12 - 04:35 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Spurs, "Thrones" Put TNT, HBO in Front
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Mob Wives Chicago" and Animal Planet's "Mermaids: The Body Found."

[05/30/12 - 04:30 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Tops Charts for Syfy
Plus: numbers for A&E's "Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: Under African Skies" and Syfy's "Insane or Inspired?"

[05/30/12 - 02:36 PM]
Jerry O'Connell, Jesse Palmer, Howie Mandel & Joel McHale to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of June 11-15, 2012
Guests that week include Noah Wyle, Bristol Palin, Ben Stiller, Michael Ealy and Raven-Symone.

[05/30/12 - 02:10 PM]
FEARnet Brings New Meaning to "June Gloom" With the Network Debut of "Saw" and the Broadcast Premiere of "Saw VI" on Sunday, June 17
"Saw," "Saw V" and "Saw VI" will also air again as a movie block on Thursday, June 21.

[05/30/12 - 01:48 PM]
"Glee" Stars Cory Monteith and Naya Rivera Join Oxygen's "The Glee Project" as Season Two Guest Mentors
They'll appear on the show's June 19 and June 26 episodes, respectively.

[05/30/12 - 01:41 PM]
Syfy Scores Most Watched May in Four Years
Syfy spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/30/12 - 01:11 PM]
MTV Unleashes Marathon Mania in Advance of the "2012 MTV Movie Awards"
Look for the entire first season of "Awkward" to rebroadcast this Saturday, June 2 with a "Punk'd" season-to-date marathon on Sunday, June 3.

[05/30/12 - 01:09 PM]
The Weather Channel Orders More "Iron Men" - Breakout Hit Gets Nine-Episode Order
"Iron Men" first premiered as part of the network's docu-series anthology "Braving the Elements."

[05/30/12 - 12:40 PM]
HGTV and Disney Parks Create More Fantasy-Inspired Backyards in Second Season of "My Yard Goes Disney"
The series returns for its second season on Friday, June 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/30/12 - 12:09 PM]
Animal Planet Slays With Best-Ever May in Network History
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/30/12 - 12:03 PM]
Aloha! 2013 Pro Bowl to be Played in Hawaii on NBC Week Before Super Bowl XLVII
The game will be televised live on Sunday, January 27 on NBC at 7 PM ET and again serve as the signature event to kick off the week leading up to the Super Bowl.

[05/30/12 - 11:37 AM]
History(R)'s "Hatfields & McCoys" Continues Blockbuster Ratings With 13.1 Million Total Viewers on Night Two
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 29.

[05/30/12 - 11:22 AM]
The Stakes Are High in The Much Anticipated Season Finales Of "The Game" And "Let's Stay Together" Tuesday, June 5 At 10 PM
Rick Fox guest stars in the former's season closer.

[05/30/12 - 11:18 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network for the Month of May in Primetime Delivery of Viewers and All Key Adult Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/30/12 - 11:17 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Wins Seventh Week in a Row, Out-Rates No. 2 Network by +37%
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/30/12 - 11:05 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior" Lead Network's Primetime Week of May 21-27
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/30/12 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Delivers 7 of the Week's Top 15 TV Programs in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 21-27.

[05/30/12 - 10:19 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's #1 Network in Total Day for Record 13th Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/30/12 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Presents "Justin Bieber: All Around the World" Thursday, June 21 at 8:00 PM ET
The special is "a very unique one hour, combining documentary and music performances and follows his tour around the globe as he showcases his new album."

[05/30/12 - 10:01 AM]
Kim Kardashian and Drake Get "Punk'd" by Ashton Kutcher During the "2012 MTV Movie Awards Punk'd Pre-Party" Sunday, June 3 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
Plus: Josh Horowitz, Jim Cantiello, Sway Calloway and Kat Graham will take viewers live to the red carpet.

[05/30/12 - 09:59 AM]
Courteney Cox Directs and Produces Lifetime Original Movie "Tall Hot Blonde"
Garret Dillahunt and Laura San Giacomo star in the film, premiering Saturday, June 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/30/12 - 09:40 AM]
NYC's Favorite Brit and His Friends Are Back for the Third Season of "John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show" Premiering Friday, July 20 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Also due in July on Comedy Central: "Matt Braunger: Shovel Fighter" (July 14) and "Todd Barry: Super Crazy" (July 21).

[05/30/12 - 09:12 AM]
Spike TV and GameTrailers' "E3 All Access Live" Reveals an All-Star Line-Up of More Than 50 World Premieres as Part of the Network's Live Coverage of E3 2012
Said coverage begins Monday, June 4 from noon-5:30pm ET/9:00am-2:30pm PT.

[05/30/12 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Still on Top for NBC
The Peacock's summer franchise however is down nearly 12% from a year ago.

[05/30/12 - 08:43 AM]
A Special Edition of "20/20" Draws ABC's Top Summertime Audience in 2 Years to its Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 29.

[05/30/12 - 08:41 AM]
"Old School" to Be Inducted Into the Guy Movie Hall of Fame at Spike TV's "Guys Choice"
Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson and Todd Phillips will be on hand for the event, premiering Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/30/12 - 08:14 AM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee "The Help" Makes Its Television Debut Only on Showtime(R)
The film - featuring Oscar(R)-winner Octavia Spencer - premieres Sunday, June 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/30/12 - 08:14 AM]
Curtis Lelash Named Vice President, Comedy Animation for Cartoon Network
Lelash currently is an executive producer of the network's "Adventure Time" and "Regular Show."

[05/30/12 - 07:30 AM]
BBC America June Highlights
Said offerings include "Merlin," "Inside Men" and a U.S. premiere season of "Top Gear."

[05/30/12 - 07:01 AM]
Akon And Cobra Starship Announced As Musical Performers For The 2012 Miss USA(R) Competition In Las Vegas On June 3
During the telecast, Akon will perform "America's Most Wanted" from his upcoming album, "Stadium."

[05/30/12 - 06:17 AM]
Andie MacDowell Set to Star in Hallmark Channel's First-Ever Primetime Series, "Cedar Cove"
The movie pilot, based on the book by Debbie Macomber, will premiere in late 2012 with the new one-hour drama series expected to premiere shortly after in early 2013.

[05/30/12 - 03:03 AM]
ReelzChannel Unveils More Original Programming
"Barabbas," "Beverly Hills Pawn" and "Bomb Girls" will join the just announced "XIII" and "World Without End."

[05/29/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 29
Updates include: "Private Practice" drops co-star Tim Daly; Comedy Central's "Brickleberry" to premiere Tuesday, September 25; and "Game of Thrones" producers detail season three roles.

[05/29/12 - 04:06 PM]
Nick at Nite Heats Up the Summer With Stardom, Romance and Deceit With the Premiere of Nightly Primetime Drama, "Hollywood Heights"
Look for a special preview beginning Monday, June 11 as a build up to its premiere on Monday, June 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/29/12 - 02:02 PM]
Cartoon Network's "Annoying Orange" Slices Into Prime Time
The web series, which has over 1 billion YouTube views to date, makes its TV debut on Monday, June 11 at 8:30/7:30c.

[05/29/12 - 01:19 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Marathon on HBO Zone Next Weekend
Starting Saturday, June 2 at 6:00/5:00c, the HBO Zone channel will present all nine episodes back-to-back three times.

[05/29/12 - 01:05 PM]
One Final Question Comes Down to 140 Characters at the 2012 Miss USA(R) Competition Live on NBC June 3 from 9 to 11 PM ET
This year, one of the five questions will come from a real fan via Twitter.

[05/29/12 - 01:02 PM]
Bill Bellamy Brings the "Crazy, Sexy, Dirty" to Showtime(R) Saturday, June 2nd at 8 PM (ET/PT)
The one-hour special was filmed live at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California.

[05/29/12 - 12:52 PM]
Discovery Channel Resurrects the World's Oldest Submerged City
"City Beneath the Waves: Pavlopetri," a one-hour special, premieres Saturday, June 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/29/12 - 12:35 PM]
NBC Announces "The Winner Is," New Vocal Game Show That Spotlights Talented Singers from All Ages Singing and Negotiating to Win the Cash Prize of $1 Million
John de Mol is the executive producer of the series, from Talpa Media USA.

[05/29/12 - 12:26 PM]
Over 13.9 Million Total Viewers Join the Feud - History(R)'s "Hatfields & McCoys" Becomes the #1 Non-Sports Telecast in Ad Supported Cable History
History spins the numbers for Monday, May 28.

[05/29/12 - 12:20 PM]
ABC's New Summer Series, "Final Witness," Premieres Wednesday, June 27
The series, which "offers a unique look at some of the nation's most shocking murders," was previously set to launch on Tuesday, July 10.

[05/29/12 - 11:05 AM]
No Doubt Returns to the Stage at "Teen Choice 2012" Awards Airing Live Sunday, July 22, on FOX
The California-based band last shared the stage in 2010, when they performed for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, at the annual Kennedy Center Honors.

[05/29/12 - 11:00 AM]
MTV Kicks Off the "2012 MTV Movie Awards Sneak Peek Week" Tonight With "Snow White and the Huntsman"
"That's My Boy," "Magic Mike" and "Rock of Ages" will be featured on subsequent evenings.

[05/29/12 - 10:50 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Leapfrogs Over "Idol," "Big Bang" and "The Voice" to Stand as TV's #1 Show
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/29/12 - 10:09 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Kicks Off Las Vegas Week on Monday, June 25th
Plus: the show will move to its new nights, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the week of July 10.

[05/29/12 - 10:06 AM]
Jennifer Hudson to Perform on the "Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular," an Entertainment Special Hosted by Michael Chiklis, to Be Broadcast Live Wednesday, July 4, on the CBS Television Network
Recently, Chiklis launched his music career with the band, which so far has released two singles, "'Til I Come Home" and "Make Me High."

[05/29/12 - 09:58 AM]
HBO Sports, NFL Films and Miami Dolphins Join Forces for "Hard Knocks: Training Camp With The Miami Dolphins" Debuting August 7
Other hour-long episodes debut subsequent Tuesdays at the same time, culminating in the September 4 season finale.







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[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
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The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
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[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
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In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
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He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
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[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
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Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.