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[06/13/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 13
Updates include: NBC gives pilot order to "Secret Lives of Husband and Wives"; Aaron Paul in talks to star in HBO's "The Missionary"; and Luke Kirby joins Sundance's "Rectify."

[06/13/12 - 06:42 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles" Tops Viewers, "Teen Mom" Wins Demos
Plus: numbers for Encore's "Thorne: Sleepyhead," Spike TV's "World's Worst Tenants" and A&E's "Barter Kings."

[06/13/12 - 03:16 PM]
Carrie Ann Inaba, Tyler Perry & Michael Strahan to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of June 25-29, 2012
Scheduled guests include Chris Pine, Andy Cohen, Emma Stone, Joe Manganiello, Andrew Garfield, Channing Tatum, Seth MacFarlane and Matthew McConaughey.

[06/13/12 - 02:34 PM]
2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs Viewership Recap - Los Angeles Posts Record Ratings for Stanley Cup Final
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL playoff coverage to date.

[06/13/12 - 02:14 PM]
Amateur Pickers Compete for a $10,000 Prize in a New Competition Series "Picked Off" Premiering Wednesday, July 11 at 10pm ET on History
Keith Neubert hosts the six-part series, with Todd and Ethan Merrill serving as judges.

[06/13/12 - 01:40 PM]
Showtime(R) Takes a Final Hit of "Weeds" - Eighth & Final Season of the Network's Long-Running Hit Comedy Series to Bow July 1st at 10 PM ET/PT
In addition, the series will mark its 100th episode with its 11th installment this season.

[06/13/12 - 01:39 PM]
Anderson Cooper, Jane Fonda, Jimmy Kimmel, Sharon Osbourne, Lance Bass Among Upcoming Celebrity Guests on Bravo's "Kathy"
Plus: look for the season finale on Thursday, July 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/13/12 - 01:16 PM]
CBS.com Launches the "CBS Fan Awards," Giving Fans a Chance to Vote for Their Favorite Moments of CBS's 2011-2012 Primetime Season
Categories include Best Meltdown Moment, Best Catchphrase and Best Didn't See That One Coming Moment.

[06/13/12 - 12:38 PM]
"Food Network Star" Finale and "Chopped: Grill Masters" Premiere Among Food Network's July Highlights
Plus: look for "3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay" to launch on Friday, July 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/13/12 - 12:20 PM]
Jamie Oliver to Executive Produce BBC America's New Cooking Expedition Series "Chef Race: UK vs U.S."
The 10-episodes series "follows 16 chefs as they race across the United States from Los Angeles to New York City in hopes of winning the $100,000 prize."

[06/13/12 - 12:01 PM]
MTV and Logo Announce a Second "It Gets Better" Special Featuring Dan Savage, Slated to Air Fall 2012
"Savage U's" Dan Savage will once again anchor the special, which will share stories and experiences of young people who are growing up LGBT.

[06/13/12 - 11:33 AM]
Changes to July, August and September Hallmark Channel Original Movies
The cable channel recaps its new dates and times for "How to Fall in Love," "The Music Teacher," "Smart Cookies" and "Puppy Love."

[06/13/12 - 11:28 AM]
Discovery's "Ivory Wars" a Shocking, In-Depth Look at the Illegal Poaching That Is Decimating African Elephants
The one-hour special premieres Saturday, June 23 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[06/13/12 - 10:34 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Film Producer Devon Franklin on "Super Soul Sunday" June 17 on OWN
Other upcoming interviews include Caroline Myss on June 24 and Cheryl Strayed on July 22.

[06/13/12 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Explosive Two-Part Finale Sneak Peek
Check out four clips from the installments, airing Tuesday, June 19 and Tuesday, June 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/13/12 - 10:28 AM]
"Fringe" Kicks Off Final Season Celebration at Comic-Con 2012
The show's panel will be held on Sunday, July 15 in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/13/12 - 10:09 AM]
Centric Celebrates The Legacy Of Soul Train Innovator In The First Original Posthumous Documentary "Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon" on Saturday June 23rd at 11:00 P.M. EDT/8:00 P.M. PDT
The documentary features the late Don Cornelius giving firsthand accounts and reflections of his early life and career.

[06/13/12 - 09:28 AM]
NBC Announces the Six New Single Ladies Who Turn Up the Heat on the Adventure-Dating Series "Love in the Wild"
The Jenny McCarthy-hosted series continues Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c on the Peacock.

[06/13/12 - 09:22 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Run/Walk Events to Launch This Fall
The first event, slated for September 2, will take place in San Jose, California.

[06/13/12 - 08:46 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Generated the #1 Non-Sports 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 12.

[06/13/12 - 08:45 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Annoying Orange" Premieres as Television's #1 Telecast of the Day Among Boys 6-11
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, June 11.

[06/13/12 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Game 1 of the NBA Finals Put ABC in Front
FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef" however maintain their week-to-week audience.

[06/13/12 - 08:35 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Original Series "Bar Rescue" Returns for a Second Round on Sunday, July 22
Jon Taffer hosts the series, airing Sundays at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/13/12 - 08:31 AM]
Interview: "Dallas" Executive Producer Cynthia Cidre
TNT's revival of the 1980s staple premieres tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/13/12 - 08:10 AM]
Bounce TV to Premiere Network's First Two Original Series; Sitcom "Family Time" and Comedy Show "Uptown Comic" on Monday, June 18
Said half-hours will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/13/12 - 07:46 AM]
NBA Finals Generates Highest-Ever Game 1 Overnight Rating on ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 12.

[06/13/12 - 07:44 AM]
TLC to Premiere "America's Worst Tattoos" Special!
The two-part event premieres Thursday, June 21 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/13/12 - 07:42 AM]
Television's Top Fashion Design Series, "Project Runway" to Kick Off Its 10th Anniversary Season Premiering Thursday, July 19th, on Lifetime
Heidi Klum, mentor Tim Gunn and judges Michael Kors and Nina Garcia are all back for another 14-episode cycle.

[06/13/12 - 07:33 AM]
"Glee" Cast and Creators Return to Comic-Con 2012 in Star-Studded Panel Saturday, July 14
Also on tap from 20th are "Bones," "Bob's Burgers," "Brickleberry," "Futurama," "The Simpsons," "Family Guy," "American Dad," "The Cleveland Show" and "Sons of Anarchy."

[06/13/12 - 07:28 AM]
USA Pro Challenge and NBC Sports Group form Multi-Year Agreement to Air Live Daily Coverage of Professional Cycling Race
Coverage of the seven-day race begins on NBC Sports Network on Monday, August 20.

[06/13/12 - 07:01 AM]
TLC Uncovers Season Four of "Hoarding: Buried Alive"
The network has ordered 18 episodes with nine premiering in July and an additional nine to air in 2013.

[06/12/12 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 12
Updates include: Portia de Rossi officially set as Lily Munster on NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; Margarita Levieva to return to ABC's "Revenge"; and Bellamy Young upped to series regular on "Scandal."

[06/12/12 - 05:39 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "WWE Raw" Top the Charts
Plus: numbers for G4's "Top 100 Video Games of All Time," ABC Family's "Bunheads" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[06/12/12 - 03:26 PM]
Video: "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" - New Season 5 Trailer
The new season rolls out this fall on Cartoon Network.

[06/12/12 - 03:01 PM]
truTV's Hit Series "Lizard Lick Towing" Returns with 2.7 million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Monday, June 11.

[06/12/12 - 02:58 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Returns on Top for HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Our America With Lisa Ling," VH1's "Mob Wives Chicago" and G4's "American Ninja Warrior."

[06/12/12 - 02:43 PM]
ABC News Exclusive: Chris Cuomo Interviews Rielle Hunter Breaking Her Silence About Relationship with Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards
Cuomo's interview airs on "20/20," Friday, June 22, while Hunter will also appear on "Good Morning America," "Nightline" and "The View" on Tuesday, June 26.

[06/12/12 - 01:40 PM]
7.67 Million Watch Belmont on NBC - 2nd Most-Watched Non-Triple Crown Belmont in Nielsen People Meter History
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 9.

[06/12/12 - 01:21 PM]
ESPN Has Highest-Rated, Most-Viewed NBA Playoffs Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA playoff coverage to date.

[06/12/12 - 12:28 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 and 2 Among Prime Telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/12 - 12:19 PM]
Stacy London and Clinton Kelly Return for Another Season of TLC's "What Not to Wear"
Currently in production, Season 10 is slated to premiere in January 2013 and will air a total of 26 hour-long episodes.

[06/12/12 - 12:18 PM]
Debut of New Summer Programming Lineup Drives The Hub TV Network to Record Audience Delivery
The Hub spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/12 - 11:52 AM]
VH1 Joins the Ex Wives Club With "Hollywood Exes" - Premieres Wednesday, June 27 at 9PM With 10 One-Hour Episodes
Nicole Murphy, Jessica Canseco, Sheree Fletcher, Mayte Garcia and Andrea Kelly star in the series.

[06/12/12 - 11:46 AM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Partners With Aerobics and Fitness Association of America to Launch "The Biggest Loser Live Training" Program
This online event will take place on Wednesday, July 18 and will feature a series of 20-minute workouts running every half-hour throughout the duration of the event.

[06/12/12 - 10:48 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Cartoon Network Surges Ahead to Rank #2 in Total Day Delivery of Kids 6-11
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/12 - 10:36 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Summer Originals Deliver a Weekly Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/12 - 10:35 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps the Competition, Ranking as #1 TV Network in Total Day in Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/12 - 10:32 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "The Bachelorette" Wins its Time Slot for the 3rd Week in a Row Across Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/12 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - Network Wins Second Straight Summer Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/12 - 10:02 AM]
Yvonne Strahovski Joins Season 7 of "Dexter(R)"
She'll play Hannah McKay, "a strong, independent woman with a past that she's struggled to put behind her."







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[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
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The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.

[07/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Second Straight Week
"60 Minutes" and "Big Brother 16" are the most-watched programs in said categories.

[07/28/14 - 08:27 AM]
USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal Drama "Colony"
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