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[06/14/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 14
Updates include: John Cho joins the cast of NBC's "Go On"; Meghan Ory named series regular on ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; and HBO mulls a "Bored to Death" telefilm.

[06/14/12 - 06:42 PM]
Discovery Channel Announces "Mobster Confessions," Premiering Monday, June 25 at 9PM
The six-part series documents "the lives of Mafia members who have come forward to share firsthand testimonies of their experiences amongst America's most notorious underground families."

[06/14/12 - 05:44 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Dallas" Opens on Top for TNT
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Coming Home," TLC's "Strictly Irish Dancing" and truTV's "Operation Repo."

[06/14/12 - 01:32 PM]
TLC Orders Second Season of "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding"
Plus: look for the reunion specials "The Stanley Sisters" and "The Aftermath" on Sunday, July 1.

[06/14/12 - 01:12 PM]
NBA TV's "The Dream Team" presented by Right Guard Delivers Network's Most-Viewed Telecast Ever
NBA TV spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 13.

[06/14/12 - 01:11 PM]
"Freud's Naked Truths" Premieres Tuesday, July 3 at 9PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
The film includes the only known footage of him painting on what turned out to be the last day he ever worked.

[06/14/12 - 01:06 PM]
Syfy Premieres "Haunted Highway" Featuring Jack Osbourne, Jael de Pardo, Dana Workman and Devin Marble
The six-episode series, formerly known as "Paranormal Highway," will now launch a week earlier on Tuesday, July 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/14/12 - 01:01 PM]
MTV Announces New Late Night Comedy Show "The Nikki and Sara Show," Hosted by Acclaimed Stand-Up Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer
The series, set in MTV Studios in Times Square, will combine fast-paced jokes, celebrity interviews, pre-taped sketches, man-on-the-street pieces and more.

[06/14/12 - 01:00 PM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Latenight Across All Key Demos for the 2011-2012 Broadcast Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 4-8.

[06/14/12 - 12:56 PM]
Calling All FOX Super Fans! Enter Now for a Chance to Win Two Amazing Super Perks Experiences
Prizes include trips to tapings of "Hell's Kitchen" and "So You Think You Can Dance" in Los Angeles.

[06/14/12 - 12:54 PM]
FOX Sports Media Group to Televise Over 165 College Football Games in 2012
The master schedule features teams from the Pac-12, Big 12, Conference USA and Big Ten (on BTN).

[06/14/12 - 12:28 PM]
Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Will Add Some Mysterious Data This Season With Guest Star Brent Spiner
He'll play Brother Adrian, leader of an intensely secretive sect.

[06/14/12 - 12:03 PM]
Disney XD's Anthem "Non-Stop Summer," by Cole Plante, Featuring Rap Lyrics Written and Performed by Adam Hicks, to Premiere Monday, June 18
The video will debut during the season three premiere of "Pair of Kings."

[06/14/12 - 12:02 PM]
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" Is the Most-Watched Show in the World - Again!
This marks the fifth time the series has been awarded this honor in the past seven years based on stats from Eurodata TV Worldwide.

[06/14/12 - 11:46 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group and Comcast to Premiere Innovative Disney-Branded Authenticated TV+ Services to Comcast Xfinity TV Customers
The three new WATCH products are the first-ever to provide authenticated users with both access to live, linear network streams.

[06/14/12 - 11:45 AM]
NBC Announces Aggressive and Staggered Season Premiere Strategy for Fall 2012
Highlights include previews of "Go On" and "Animal Practice" during the Olympics as well as the launch of "Stars Earn Stripes" on Monday, August 13.

[06/14/12 - 11:12 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes for the Late-Night Week of June 4-8
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 4-8.

[06/14/12 - 11:08 AM]
The CW Replaces "The Catalina" Encores on Mondays With "90210" Repeats
Just 441,000 viewers tuned into Monday's most recent rebroadcast of the netlet's summer series.

[06/14/12 - 10:38 AM]
Starz Original Series "Spartacus" to Conquer Comic-Con for Final Time - Friday, July 13th!
Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett and Steven S. DeKnight will be on hand to share exclusive footage from the final season.

[06/14/12 - 09:53 AM]
Kerry Washington, Nick Offerman to Reveal the 64th Primetime Emmy Nominees
The nominations will be announced on Thursday, July 19 at 5:40 a.m. PT.

[06/14/12 - 09:40 AM]
Casper Van Dien, Christina Cox and Marie Avgeropoulos Star in the World Premiere of "Fugitive at 17," June 30th, at 8:00pm ET/PT on Lifetime
The movie follows "a fearsomely independent teenage girl who is always willing to help out the people she cares about by often using her expert computer hacking skills."

[06/14/12 - 09:31 AM]
TNT's "Dallas" Rides Tall with 6.9 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 13.

[06/14/12 - 09:09 AM]
Merry, Merry, Merry Half-Christmas! Celebrate The "Workaholics'" Favorite Holiday On Monday, June 25
Viewers can also participate in the on-air "Find the Hash" stunt for a chance to win Half-Xmas presents.

[06/14/12 - 08:55 AM]
Interview: "The Choice" & "So You Think You Can Dance" Host Cat Deeley
The ever-busy Brit is also behind Yahoo!'s online series "In The Dressing Room."

[06/14/12 - 08:53 AM]
"Off Their Rockers," "Up All Night" and "SVU" Repeats All Up Week to Week in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 13.

[06/14/12 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "So You Think You Can Dance" Coasts to Victory
Plus: CBS sees week-to-week gains from its summer entry "Dogs in the City."

[06/14/12 - 07:40 AM]
Second Wave of Nominees Breaks for "Teen Choice 2012" Airing Sunday, July 22, Live on FOX
Plus: Kristen Bell, Troian Bellisario, Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale, Victoria Justice, Bridgit Mendler, Shay Mitchell, Dax Shepard and Jordin Sparks are all set to appear.

[06/14/12 - 07:38 AM]
Special Forces of Fishermen Take the Business of Shark Tagging to the Next Level in "Shark Wranglers" - New History(R) Series Premiering July 1 at 10 p.m.
Pre-eminent ocean explorer and elite fisherman Chris Fischer is on a quest to decode the secrets of the deadliest creatures in the ocean.

[06/14/12 - 07:11 AM]
BET Networks Launches First Ever BET Awards Mobile App
The app is packed with historical moments from the show's twelve years - hundreds of videos, thousands of photos and details on every nominee, winner and honoree.

[06/14/12 - 07:04 AM]
"Bachelor Pad 2" Winner Michael Stagliano Returns to Find True Love on Season 3 of ABC's Hot Summer Series, "Bachelor Pad," Premiering Monday, July 23
Also on tap are Kalon McMahon, Ed Swiderski and Reid Rosenthal as well as five "Super Fans."

[06/14/12 - 07:01 AM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn Joins the Cast of "Criminal Minds"
"We're thrilled to have Jeanne Tripplehorn join our team as a profiler," said executive producer Erica Messer.

[06/14/12 - 06:13 AM]
Thom Beers' Original Productions Launches Digital Enterprise
Plus: Gayle Gilman has been named as Senior Vice President for OP Entertainment Networks.

[06/14/12 - 03:03 AM]
"The Kennedys" Mini-Series Returns to ReelzChannel for Fourth of July Week Marathons
Other highlights include "Lonesome Dove", "Pillars of the Earth," "True Justice" and "XIII: The Conspiracy."

[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.







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[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night with its perennial newsmagazine.

[12/19/14 - 03:15 PM]
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[12/19/14 - 12:47 PM]
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[12/19/14 - 11:58 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:12 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
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The series stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrom.

[12/19/14 - 10:02 AM]
Starz Releases New Video and Image from "Outlander"
The release is part of Starz's 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings that has been giving fans something extra special for the holidays to get them through the #Droughtlander.

[12/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
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The series tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Wu) and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

[12/19/14 - 09:20 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" Returns for Third Season Jan. 9, Exclusively on Cinemax
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[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Comedies Power CBS to Top Spot
A repeat "The Big Bang Theory" and a new "Mom" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/19/14 - 08:08 AM]
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[12/19/14 - 08:03 AM]
First-Time People's Choice Award Nominee Iggy Azalea and Last Year's People's Choice Award Winner Fall Out Boy to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2015"
They will join the lineup with recently announced performers Lady Antebellum.