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[06/22/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 22
Updates include: trio bound for Disney's "Bits & Pieces"; Jay Ellis joins BET's "The Game"; and Patrick Wilson to visit HBO's "Girls."

[06/22/12 - 04:35 PM]
GMC TV Green-Lights Two Original Series
"The Bulloch Family Ranch" and "I Forgive You" are both on tap with additional series in the near future.

[06/22/12 - 03:58 PM]
Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Winner Jennifer Hudson to Guest-Star on NBC's "Smash" Over Multi-Episode Arc
She'll play "a Tony Award-winning Broadway star who impacts the lives of Karen (Katharine McPhee) and Ivy (Megan Hilty)."

[06/22/12 - 12:49 PM]
Lifetime Picks Up Drama "Devious Maids" from Marc Cherry and ABC Studios
Judy Reyes, Grant Show, Ana Ortiz and Susan Lucci star in the former ABC pilot, due to premiere in 2013 on the cable channel.

[06/22/12 - 12:07 PM]
USA Network Hosts a Special "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" Marathon Featuring Super Fan Comments Running On-Air on Sunday
The marathon includes fan favorite episodes from seasons 6, 8, 9 and 10.

[06/22/12 - 11:58 AM]
"E! Entertainment Special: Bridal to Homicidal" Premieres on June 25th at 8:00 PM, ET/PT
The one-hour special features "the twisted tales of brides who either attempted to or succeeded in harming their husbands."

[06/22/12 - 11:07 AM]
Rock Star Marilyn Manson to Guest Star on Sixth Season of "Californication"
He'll appear as himself in upcoming episode, due in early 2013.

[06/22/12 - 11:02 AM]
NBC to Premiere Direct-to-DVD Movie "An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars" on Saturday, July 14 at 8:00/7:00c
Nia Vardalos, Jade Pettyjohn, Ian Ziering, Kerris Dorsey and Cathy Rigby star in the film, due in stories on July 3.

[06/22/12 - 11:01 AM]
"Fear Factor" Set to Return on Monday, July 9 at 8:00/7:00c on NBC
The Peacock has scheduled an unaired two-parter from its twice canceled series.

[06/22/12 - 10:09 AM]
Excerpts from Part Two of Oprah's Interview With the Kardashian Family Interview on "Oprah's Next Chapter" This Sunday, June 24
Part one drew 1.111 million viewers, the show's third-largest audience to date.

[06/22/12 - 10:00 AM]
Thomas Wong Named 2012 "Fox Writers Intensive" Fellow
Wong has inked an agreement with Fox Broadcasting Company for the purchase and development of his original submission, "Queen."

[06/22/12 - 09:47 AM]
Get Ready for a Summer of "Inbetweeners," When the New Comedy Series "The Inbetweeners" Premieres on Monday, August 20 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
The newcomer will follow the return of "Ridiculousness" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/22/12 - 09:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Molly Tarlov
Part 11 of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:30 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Ashley Rickards
Part 10 of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:29 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Jillian Rose Reed
Part nine of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:28 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Beau Mirchoff
Part eight of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:27 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Desi Lydic
Part seven of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:26 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Jessica Lu
Part six of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:25 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Creator Lauren Iungerich
Part five of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:24 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Greer Grammer
Part four of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:23 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Mike Faiola
Part three of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:22 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Nikki DeLoach
Part two of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 09:21 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Awkward" Co-Star Brett Davern
Part one of 11 from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[06/22/12 - 08:53 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Wrap With Postseason High for ABC
Plus: FOX's "Take Me Out" grows week-to-week despite the stiff competition.

[06/22/12 - 08:46 AM]
USA Network Returns to Comic-Con(R) With Fan Favorite "Psych" on Thursday, July 12
Co-stars James Roday, Dule Hill, Corbin Bernsen, Maggie Lawson, Timothy Omundson and Kirsten Nelson are all scheduled to attend.

[06/22/12 - 08:46 AM]
"Rock Center" Is Up 46 Percent Compared With NBC's Total-Viewer Average in the Time Period Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 21.

[06/22/12 - 08:07 AM]
Disney Brings Favorite Stars and Notable Creative Teams to Comic-Con International 2012 in San Diego
"TRON: Uprising," "Phineas and Ferb," "Fish Hooks" and "Gravity Falls" are among the featured panels.

[06/22/12 - 07:48 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Highest Five-Game Ratings Average Since 2004
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 21.

[06/22/12 - 07:40 AM]
"Black Dynamite" Lights Up the Night - New Animated Series Debuts Sunday, July 15th at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley and Byron Minns all reprise their roles from the 2009 feature film.

[06/22/12 - 07:12 AM]
NBA TV Draft HQ to Premiere as Part of Network's Extensive 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm Coverage
The 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. airs on Thursday, June 28.

[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.







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[03/04/15 - 10:15 AM]
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