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[06/18/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 18
Updates include: Beth Grant to guest on NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; Michael Bass joins Katie Couric's syndicated talk show; and Imagine Television to stay put at 20th Century Fox Television.

[06/18/12 - 10:01 PM]
Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Winners of the 2nd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
"Breaking Bad," "Homeland," "Modern Family," "Parks and Recreation" and "Sherlock" each took home two wins.

[06/18/12 - 03:24 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's "Super Soul Sunday" Wins Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Series
"'Super Soul Sunday' is the reason Oprah wanted to create this platform," said Sheri Salata, president, OWN.

[06/18/12 - 02:21 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Sets Finales for "MasterChef," "Hell's Kitchen," "So You Think You Can Dance"
"So You Think You Can Dance" will close out its season on two Tuesdays: September 11 and September 18.

[06/18/12 - 02:10 PM]
MTV2's "Hip Hop Squares" to Feature Exclusive Premiere of Rick Ross's New Music Video Featuring Usher "Touch N You" Tuesday, June 18 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Said installment features Method Man, Vinny Guadagnino, Amber Rose, Lamarr Woodley, Chiddy Bang, Damien Lemon, Biz Markie, DJ Khaled and Fat Joe.

[06/18/12 - 02:00 PM]
CBS Television Distribution Signs Arsenio Hall to Develop a Syndicated Late-Night Talk Show
The late-night show is now sold in all top 10 markets and 17 of the top 20 markets, covering 52% of the country.

[06/18/12 - 01:32 PM]
Season 1, Book 1 Finale of Nickelodeon's Hit Animated Adventure Series, "The Legend of Korra," Premieres Saturday, June 23, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) with an Hour-Long TV Event
Plus: look for "Korra: Making of a Legend" on Nicktoons from July 9 - July 20 featuring a "creators cut" of each episode to date.

[06/18/12 - 01:26 PM]
Oxygen Media Partners With The Bully Project for Episode Three of "The Glee Project"
Airing this Tuesday, episode three explores the theme of "Vulnerability" alongside guest mentor Cory Monteith.

[06/18/12 - 12:57 PM]
2.7 Million Viewers Sign Up for "The Client List" Finale
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/18/12 - 12:52 PM]
truTV's Breakout Hit "Hardcore Pawn" Returns with Sixth Season Tuesday, July 10
The show's new season will once again air Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/18/12 - 12:32 PM]
TNT's "Falling Skies" Launches Second Season with 4.5 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/18/12 - 12:13 PM]
NBC Reschedules Bumped Episode of "The Firm" for This Saturday
To make room, the show's remaining episodes will be pushed back a week.

[06/18/12 - 12:12 PM]
Ron White Brings a Night of Laughs to CMT When "Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops 2012" Premieres July 1
Kathleen Madigan, Jake Johannsen, John Pinette and Mike Wilmot are also featured in the 90-minute special.

[06/18/12 - 12:10 PM]
Warner Bros. Keys Up the Excitement at Comic-Con 2012
"666 Park Avenue," "Arrow" and "Revolution" themed keycards will be used a participating hotels.

[06/18/12 - 11:53 AM]
Ovation Continues to Showcase Critically Acclaimed Programming Block "The Best You've Never Seen" With the U.S. Premiere of "Bouquet of Barbed Wire"
Trevor Eve, Imogen Poots and Tom Riley star in the three-part mini-series, premiering Saturday, July 21.

[06/18/12 - 11:52 AM]
"Conan" Welcomes Governor Mitt Romney's Five Sons This Wednesday, June 20
Tagg, Matt, Josh, Ben and Craig Romney will appear in their first-ever interview on a late-night program.

[06/18/12 - 11:39 AM]
NBC Entertainment Digital Provides Fans the Opportunity to Catch Up With Their Favorite Shows This Summer
All of last season's episodes of "Grimm," "Parenthood," "Smash," "Up All Night" and "Whitney" and are now available for free on NBC.com.

[06/18/12 - 11:28 AM]
Fans Can Chat Live With "Baby Daddy" Star Chelsea Kane
She'll be answering questions from her handle @chelseakane during the East Coast broadcast of the series premiere.

[06/18/12 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health Puts the ER in Summer
New series include "Diagnosis: Dead or Alive" (Monday, June 25) and "ER Nights" (Saturday, June 30).

[06/18/12 - 10:06 AM]
TV Icon Regis Philbin to Host the Annual "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular"
The special features an all-star line-up of performances, including chart-topping superstars Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney.

[06/18/12 - 09:45 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2012-2013 Season
"The X Factor" kicks things off on Wednesday, September 12 through "Touch" on Friday, October 26.

[06/18/12 - 09:31 AM]
"Chopped" Heads West in Five-Part "Grill Masters" Summer Battle
The special event premieres Sunday, July 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/18/12 - 09:16 AM]
Sunday's Live Primetime Coverage of U.S. Open Golf Lists NBC as #2 on Sunday
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/18/12 - 09:01 AM]
UFC's "Road to the Octagon" Hits FOX - Original Preview Specials Set Stage for August & December UFC on FOX Events
Look for new primetime events on Saturday, August 4 and Saturday, December 8.

[06/18/12 - 09:00 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Coasts to Victory With Game 3 of NBA Finals
Plus: NBC gets a boost from its U.S. Open golf coverage.

[06/18/12 - 08:32 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Highest-Rated Series Since 2004
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/18/12 - 08:23 AM]
"After the Catch" Returns - New Season Drops Anchor Tomorrow Tuesday June 19 @ 10pm e/p
Mike Rowe and the guys once again huddle at Breckenridge's famous watering hole - The Whale's Tail - for best bull session on television.

[06/18/12 - 07:48 AM]
"Inspector Lewis" Returns to Masterpiece Mystery!
The new four-part series airs Sundays at 9:00/8:00c beginning July 8.

[06/18/12 - 07:35 AM]
Animal Planet Goes F!#s*ing Crazy in New Angling Adventure Series "Off the Hook: Extreme Catches"
Showtime Eric Young hosts the half-hour series, due Sundays at 9:00/8:00c beginning July 29.

[06/18/12 - 07:31 AM]
Scott Aukerman and IFC Present "Comedy Bang! Bang! Live!"
Stops include New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Boston, Minneapolis, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, San Diego and Vancouver.

[06/18/12 - 07:17 AM]
NBC Sports Group Presents More Than 45 Hours of Live Olympic Trials Coverage Over the Next Three Weeks
For the first time ever, look for every night of the swimming trials in primetime on NBC.

[06/18/12 - 06:23 AM]
Bounce TV Will Celebrate Juneteenth With Special Presentation Of Multiple Emmy-Winning "The Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman"
The film won eight Emmys including Best Lead Actress in a Drama for Cicely Tyson as Miss Jane Pittman and Best Director for John Korty.

[06/18/12 - 06:02 AM]
David Geffen & More: "American Masters" Fall 2012 PBS lineup
Carl Sandburg, David Geffen and Joffrey Ballet are among the featured subjects.

[06/18/12 - 04:00 AM]
MTV Presents "Bieber Live" Special on Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
Hosted by Sway Calloway, Justin will treat 100 fans in the studio to a live performance and answer fan questions in-studio and via Twitter.

[06/17/12 - 03:09 PM]
NBC Scores Strong Overnight Natings for 112th U.S. Open
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16.

[06/17/12 - 09:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: U.S. Open Coverage Puts NBC on Top
Nearly 7 million tune into the Peacock's primetime coverage of the PGA event.

[06/16/12 - 11:11 AM]
Disney Channel's "Let It Shine" Premieres as TV's #1 Movie of the Year Across Target Kids
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, June 15.

[06/16/12 - 09:39 AM]
ABC's "Megastunts" Draws Mega Numbers on Friday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, June 15.

[06/16/12 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Over 10 Million Watch ABC's "Megastunts" Special
Said numbers marked the Alphabet's most-watched Friday since November 2007.

[06/15/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 15
Updates include: Cheyenne Jackson lands role on NBC's "Mockingbird Lane"; CBS orders pilot for "Draw Something"; and Matt Warburton to oversee FOX's "The Mindy Project."

[06/15/12 - 07:47 PM]
"Puppy Love," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Premieres September 8
The film is one of many planned events for Hallmark Channel's evergreen initiative Pet Project.

[06/15/12 - 03:49 PM]
Video: New Promos for FX's "Anger Management"
Check out the latest wave of promos for the Charlie Sheen-led comedy, premiering Thursday, June 28 on FX.

[06/15/12 - 03:34 PM]
Disney Channel Viewers Invited to Pop, Lock and Spin With "Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off"
This year, kids once again will have the opportunity to compete for a performance in an episode of the series.

[06/15/12 - 02:51 PM]
Holy Matri-Moly! Bravo Media's "Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding" Season Finale Scores Series Highs With Nearly 2.4 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, June 14.

[06/15/12 - 02:46 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Burn Notice" Tops Viewers, "Swamp People" Takes Demos
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Other F Word," HBO's "Making The Newsroom" and Disney XD's "Tron: Uprising."

[06/15/12 - 02:15 PM]
Video: "Beauty and the Beast" - Extended Preview
The CW releases a new three-minute trailer featuring updated content.

[06/15/12 - 02:14 PM]
Video: The CW's 2012 Summer Sizzle Preview
The netlet's latest promo features Flo Rida's "Whistle" from his new album "Wild Ones."

[06/15/12 - 01:43 PM]
All-New Episode of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" Follows an All-Day Marathon of "Melissa & Joey" Episodes on Wednesday, June 20
The network will air a special marathon that day from 12:00-8:00 PM ET/PT leading up to the new episode.

[06/15/12 - 01:36 PM]
New Episodes of "Our America with Lisa Ling" Now Air on Tuesday Nights on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Look for "Brides of Christ" on June 19 and "Teen Mom Nation" on June 26, both at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/15/12 - 12:24 PM]
Syfy Brings True-Life Chills and Thrills to Summer With New Series "School Spirits" Premiering Wednesday, June 20 at 10 PM
The cable channel details the six installments from the upcoming Mark Burnett-produced series.







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