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[06/21/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 21
Updates include: Blair Brown, David Monahan bound for USA's "Political Animals"; Tom Papa cast in HBO's "Behind the Candelabra"; and Kevin Pereira to host "Let's Ask America."

[06/21/12 - 04:50 PM]
Video: 14 New Promos for FX's Upcoming Late-Night Series, "Brand X with Russell Brand"
The newcomer launches Thursday, June 28 at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[06/21/12 - 03:43 PM]
TV Land's "The Soul Man" Is a Hit: Second Highest Rated Series Debut in Network's History
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/21/12 - 03:09 PM]
Oxygen Media Moves New Docu-Series Premiere of "All the Right Moves" to 9PM ET/PT on Tuesday, July 31
The series, which follows the lives of four of the most successful and sought-after dancers in the industry, was originally set to air at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/21/12 - 02:16 PM]
"Baby Daddy" Delivers for ABC Family - Is the Network's #2 Comedy Launch Ever in Total Viewers and Across Target 18-34 and 18-49 Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/21/12 - 02:11 PM]
"PBS NewsHour's" Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill Will Co-Anchor Live, Prime Time, Gavel-to-Gavel Coverage of the 2012 National Political Conventions
They'll be on hand for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL (August 27-30) and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC (September 4-5).

[06/21/12 - 02:11 PM]
2012 NHL Draft Begins at 7 P.M. ET Tomorrow on NBC Sports Network
The NHL Network will also simulcast the Draft beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

[06/21/12 - 01:07 PM]
Jay Leno Out-Rates "Late Show" in 18-49 and Total Viewers; Jimmy Fallon Tops "Late Late Show" in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 11-15.

[06/21/12 - 11:59 AM]
VH1 Doing Big Things With "Big Ang" - New VH1 Series "Big Ang" Premieres July 8 at 9PM
The "Mob Wives" spin-off will air Sundays at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/21/12 - 11:34 AM]
G4 Is Live at San Diego Comic-Con, With 3 Days of Celebrity Interviews, Breaking News and Exclusive Coverage from the Show Floor
Candace Bailey, Sara Underwood, Blair Butler, Jessica Chobot, Morgan Webb, Blair Herter and Kristin Adams will report directly from the show floor all three days.

[06/21/12 - 11:07 AM]
truTV Orders Second Season of Hit Series "Impractical Jokers"
The network has ordered 15 episodes for the second season, with plans to launch the new season in December 2012.

[06/21/12 - 10:10 AM]
Catch Up with the Cast of "New Girl" All Summer Long
Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa and Miami are among the stops for the "New Girl True American Bus Tour."

[06/21/12 - 10:07 AM]
E!'s "Opening Act" Premieres Monday, July 9 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The selected acts will open for Nicki Minaj, Rod Stewart, LMFAO, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Jason Mraz, and Gym Class Heroes, among others.

[06/21/12 - 09:04 AM]
The "CBS Buzz Tour" Kicks Off in Boston on July 4
Alex Boylan ("The Amazing Race") and Burton Roberts ("Survivor: Pearl Islands") will spearhead the on-the-road fan activities.

[06/21/12 - 09:01 AM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" "Breaking Bad" and "Comic Book Men" Invade Comic Con 2012
Look for panels for "The Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad" on Friday, July 13.

[06/21/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" is the Week's No. 1 Talk Show in AD18-49, Beating "Leno" and "Letterman"
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 11-15.

[06/21/12 - 08:51 AM]
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Encores Are Up Week to Week in Total Viewers for NBC
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 20.

[06/21/12 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "So You Think You Can Dance" Is Tops in Viewers, Demos
Meanwhile, ABC's "Duets" and CBS's "Dogs in the City" drop from last week's numbers.

[06/21/12 - 08:13 AM]
NBC Sports Group Surrounds the 99th Annual Tour de France - the Most Grueling Cycling Event of the Year
The first of the 295 total hours of coverage begins Saturday, June 30 on NBC Sports Network.

[06/21/12 - 08:04 AM]
"Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," Putting a Human Face on the Struggles of Unemployed Professionals in the Birthplace of the American Dream, Debuts July 9, Exclusively on HBO
The film debuts just three days after the latest employment numbers are released on Friday, July 6.

[06/21/12 - 07:27 AM]
NBC Sports Network Presents Five Hours of IndyCar Primetime Coverage from Iowa
Said coverage begins with a new episode of "IndyCar 36" featuring Charlie Kimball this Saturday at 7:30/6:30c.

[06/21/12 - 06:01 AM]
D'Angelo Makes His Comeback At The BET Awards For His First Televised Performance In Over A Decade
The platinum musician will make his long-awaited return to the television stage after 12 years.

[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.







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[06/27/17 - 10:37 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 10:18 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 10:02 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 09:28 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 09:27 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 09:05 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 08:41 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 08:31 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 08:18 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 08:08 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 07:23 AM]
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[06/27/17 - 07:00 AM]
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