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[06/20/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 20
Updates include: CBS mulls reviving "Unforgettable" for next summer; Esther Povitsky to star in MTV reality pilot; and Lauren London joins the cast of BET's "The Game."

[06/20/12 - 10:25 PM]
OWN Pulls All Four of Its New Summer Series
"Lives on Fire," "Million Dollar Neighborhood," "Real Life: The Musical" and "Are You Normal, America?" have all received the hook from the cable channel.

[06/20/12 - 10:23 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Tops Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Is Most-Watched
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights," OWN's "Our America With Lisa Ling" and Lifetime's "Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp."

[06/20/12 - 10:20 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "WWE Raw" Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for HBO's "One Nation Under Dog," Bravo's "Miss Advised" and Discovery's "Kurt Sutter's Outlaw Empires."

[06/20/12 - 10:16 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Falling Skies" Tops Viewers, "True Blood" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Redneck Roadtrip," Showtime's "The Big C" and G4's "American Ninja Warrior."

[06/20/12 - 10:11 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "Let It Shine," "Gravity Falls" Put Disney on Top
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Lives on Fire," HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show" and Animal Planet's "Louisiana Lockdown."

[06/20/12 - 04:12 PM]
Michael Strahan, Kevin Jonas, Carrie Ann Inaba & Mark Feuerstein to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of July 2-6, 2012
Scheduled guests include Sally Field, John Travolta, Martin Sheen, Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, Rhys Ifans, Rose Byrne and Caroline Manzo.

[06/20/12 - 02:41 PM]
"The X Factor" and Pepsi Reward Ultimate Fans With Exclusive Access to "Boot Camp"
Two lucky winners will be chosen by Pepsi, FOX and show producers to attend the taping of the "Boot Camp" episodes.

[06/20/12 - 02:15 PM]
"Rizzoli & Isles" and "Franklin & Bash" Put TNT on Top Tuesday Night
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 19.

[06/20/12 - 01:09 PM]
CBS Announces Development of "Dancing on the Stars," an Exciting and Completely Original Reality Program That Owes Its Concept and Execution to Nobody at All
"This very creative enterprise will bring a new sense of energy and fun that's totally unlike anything anywhere else, honest," said a CBS spokesperson.

[06/20/12 - 12:19 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie "An Officer and a Murderer," Starring Gary Cole, Set to Premiere July 21, 2012
Laura Harris, Rossif Sutherland and Nahanni Johnstone also star in the film.

[06/20/12 - 12:03 PM]
Lynn Stepanian Joins ABC Family as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Scheduling
Stepanian most recently served as Vice President, Strategy, Acquisitions and Scheduling for the TV Guide Network.

[06/20/12 - 11:58 AM]
John Noble Brings Sordid Science Back from the Dead With the Return of "Dark Matters: Twisted But True"
The six world premiere episodes roll out Saturday, July 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/20/12 - 11:17 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights Hit Series "Duck Dynasty" for a Second Season
Production begins this summer on 26 new 30-minute episodes slated to premiere in the fourth quarter of 2012.

[06/20/12 - 10:42 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy Books "Collection Intervention," "Boogeyman" for August
The former follows "a collectibles expert as she helps couples who are divided over what to do with an overwhelming collection of memorabilia."

[06/20/12 - 10:31 AM]
Animal Planet's "Hillbilly Handfishin'" Returns for a Whole-New Season of Noodling Catfish Beginning Sunday, July 29
Look for seven new episodes on Sunday nights beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/20/12 - 10:18 AM]
Style Media Embraces Stylish Living With Glossy, Bold Rebrand
The "Work It. Love It. Style It." tagline will go into effect on Monday, June 25, with all-new episodes of "Tia & Tamera" and "Chicagolicious."

[06/20/12 - 10:18 AM]
Second-Highest Game 4 Overnight Rating in ABC History
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 19.

[06/20/12 - 10:12 AM]
WGBH Boston and Producer Lance K. Shultz in Association With the National High School Musical Theater Awards Announce "Broadway or Bust," a Three-Part Primetime Series Premiering September 9, 2012 on PBS
The project "will be the first-ever TV series to capture the behind-the-scenes coaching and grueling rehearsal schedule leading up to the NHSMTA."

[06/20/12 - 10:06 AM]
Seven-Time Grammy Award Winning Songwriter and Multi-Platinum Artist will.i.am to Perform on "America's Got Talent" First Live Results Show of the Season on July 3rd
In addition, Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil will perform a specially choreographed act on Tuesday's results show.

[06/20/12 - 10:02 AM]
The Hit Showtime(R) Drama Series "Dexter(R)" to Headline Opening Day of Comic-Con 2012
Additionally, the network will premiere an exclusive first-look trailer for season two of "Homeland."

[06/20/12 - 10:00 AM]
FX Orders Comedy Series Pilot "Bronx Warrants"
Dean Lorey is behind the half-hour, about "a group of errant warrant detectives in the Bronx assigned to arrest individuals with outstanding warrants."

[06/20/12 - 09:37 AM]
G4 Reveals Top 100 Video Games of All Time
The cable channel reveals the results from its week-long stunt, which aired June 11-15.

[06/20/12 - 09:27 AM]
NBC's Popular Design Competition Series "Fashion Star" Announces Casting Cities Where the Search Begins for the Next Big Style Sensation
Calls are set for Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco and Miami beginning June 30.

[06/20/12 - 09:07 AM]
TBS Lands Off-Net Rights to Top-Rated New Comedy "2 Broke Girls"
Repeats of the series, from Warner Bros. Domestic Television, are set to join the TBS lineup in 2015.

[06/20/12 - 08:46 AM]
VH1 Classic To Present First-Ever Official Comic-Con Attendee Welcome Party "Dawn Of The Con"
Rob Zombie will host the event, which takes place Thursday, July 12 from 5:30 - 11PM PT.

[06/20/12 - 08:44 AM]
"Love in the Wild" Ranks #2 Among ABC, CBS and NBC in Adults 18-49 Behind ABC's NBA Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 19.

[06/20/12 - 08:39 AM]
U.S. Open Final Round Is Most Watched Since 2008
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17.

[06/20/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Reign With Game 4 of NBA Finals
Plus: The CW's "The Catalina" hits series high in adults 18-49, matches best in total viewers, women 18-34.

[06/20/12 - 08:33 AM]
Interview: "Necessary Roughness" Co-Stars Callie Thorne, Marc Blucas & Mehcad Brooks
Plus: executive producer Kevin Dowling on the new season, airing Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c on USA.

[06/20/12 - 08:28 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Series Premiere Debuts to 3.6 Million Total Viewers, Driving Network to Its Highest Rated Day Since January 2012
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/20/12 - 08:02 AM]
"MTV's Retro Mania" Marks the Return of "Laguna Beach," "The Hills" and "Daria" on Weekday Mornings Beginning June 25, 9AM to 12PM ET/PT
Said blocks will be hosted by Stephen Colletti, Audrina Patridge, Lo Bosworth, Stephanie Pratt, Layla Kayleigh, Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer.

[06/19/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 19
Updates include: Jeff Pinkner to depart FOX's "Fringe"; Brian Dietzen promoted to series regular on "NCIS"; and TNT passes on its Tricia Helfer-led drama pilot "Scent of the Missing."

[06/19/12 - 04:30 PM]
Video: "Oh Sit!" Previews - Premieres Wednesday, August 15 on The CW
The netlet gives two brief teases of its upcoming competition series.

[06/19/12 - 02:44 PM]
ABC Family's "Bunheads" Surges By Double-Digit Percent Margins Over Launch in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/19/12 - 01:58 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Figure It Out" Draws More Than 13 Million Viewers Across Premiere Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/12 - 01:41 PM]
NBC Sports Network to Air Live Coverage of 2012 NHL Awards Tomorrow
Eric Stonestreet, Ray Liotta, Adam Pally and Cheryl Burke are among the scheduled presenters.

[06/19/12 - 01:00 PM]
New Drama Series "The Newsroom," Starring Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer, Created by Aaron Sorkin, Debuts June 24, Exclusively on HBO
The pay channel details the first wave of episodes from the upcoming drama.

[06/19/12 - 12:49 PM]
Syfy Takes Viewers Into Another Dimension With "The Twilight Zone" Marathon, Wednesday, July 4 Beginning at 8AM
The iconic series will air Wednesday, July 4 from 8AM through 5AM (ET/PT).

[06/19/12 - 12:30 PM]
Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Earns Highest Rated Premiere of the Series With Over 1.7 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/19/12 - 12:21 PM]
E! Celebrates Summer With Two Special Episodes of "The Soup" Airing June 27th and July 4th at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: Patrick Warburton stops by to share a special message from good 'ol' Uncle Sam.

[06/19/12 - 12:05 PM]
Chef Todd Fisher Takes a Bite Out of His "Bucket List" in Destination America's New Series "United States of Food"
The three-part series premieres Sunday, July 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/19/12 - 11:45 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Claims Basic Cable's Top 3 Scripted Originals for the Week as Network Wins Three Nights
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/12 - 11:44 AM]
HGTV's "House Hunters International" Hits 500th Episode Milestone
The series, which premiered in February 2006, will air its 500th episode on HGTV tonight at 10:30/9:30c.

[06/19/12 - 11:13 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Tops the Week With Entertainment Programming
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/12 - 11:09 AM]
Ray Romano Guest Stars in Multi-Episode Arc on Season Four of NBC's "Parenthood"
He'll play a photographer and former photo journalist who befriends Sarah (Lauren Graham) and complicates her relationship with Mark (Jason Ritter).

[06/19/12 - 11:06 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Towers Over its Competition with its Best Non-Oscar Week in Over 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/12 - 10:25 AM]
Disney Channel Outshines the Competition for the 2nd Straight Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/12 - 10:22 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 Among Non-Sports Prime Telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX for a Third Week in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/19/12 - 09:42 AM]
TLC Reveals Life as Inseparable Twins
"Twintervention," a one-hour special, premieres Wednesday, June 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.







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[06/19/18 - 12:51 PM]
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[06/19/18 - 11:30 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 11:11 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 10:57 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 10:05 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 10:02 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 09:40 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 09:30 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 09:14 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 08:12 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 07:32 AM]
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[06/19/18 - 07:03 AM]
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