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[06/27/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 27
Updates include: Erinn Hayes joins NBC's "Guys With Kids"; Laura Fraser to recur on AMC's "Breaking Bad"; and B.J. Novak won't return as a series regular on "The Office."

[06/27/12 - 10:02 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Reveals Top 20 Finalists
In two weeks, said finalists will dance for the judges and America on this season's first two-hour live performance show.

[06/27/12 - 04:29 PM]
Encore Presents "The Big Miniseries Showcase" This Fall With the U.S. Television Premiere of "The Crimson Petal and the White"
Originally set for March 6-7, the two-night event will now premiere Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11.

[06/27/12 - 04:11 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars," "Rizzoli & Isles" Lead the Pack
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp," TV Land's "Retired at 35" and TLC's "Craft Wars."

[06/27/12 - 04:11 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Finale Scores Season High With 2.5 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 26.

[06/27/12 - 02:25 PM]
Exclusive Lectures from Bishop T.D. Jakes and Deepak Chopra Premiere on "Super Soul Sunday" July 1 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Plus: look for Rainn Wilson on July 8 and Wayne Dyer on July 15.

[06/27/12 - 12:53 PM]
Cartoon Network Partners with The New Children's Museum for First Ever San Diego Comic Con Take-Over!
The "Adventure Time: Keyper Seeker" experience will welcome guests into this lush re-creation of the Land of Ooo!

[06/27/12 - 12:50 PM]
HGTV Announces Third Quarter Programming Line-Up
Highlights include the premiere of "HGTV Design Star All Stars" on Tuesday, July 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/27/12 - 12:46 PM]
FX Announces Full Comic-Con Slate - "Wilfred," "Archer" and "Sons of Anarchy" Head to San Diego
Expect some exclusive first-look footage of the new season of "Sons of Anarchy."

[06/27/12 - 12:45 PM]
Destination America and Major League Eating Partner for First Annual "Apple Pie Dive" at the 4th of July Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island
"Fast Food Mania" host Jon Hein will Emcee the event.

[06/27/12 - 12:36 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Original Movie "Abducted: The Carlina White Story," Starring Aunjanue Ellis, Keke Palmer, and Sherri Shepherd
Vondie Curtis Hall is directing the project from a script by Elizabeth Hunter.

[06/27/12 - 12:33 PM]
Science Celebrates Firefly's 10 Year Anniversary With Exclusive San Diego Comic-Con Panel Featuring Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion and More
Plus: "Fringe" to makes its cable debut on Science on Tuesday, November 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/27/12 - 12:28 PM]
MTV's Hit Drama "Teen Wolf" Returns to Comic-Con, Giving Fans Access to the Cast, and an Exclusive First Look at All-New Episode
Plus: look for the world premiere trailer of MTV's upcoming scripted comedy series, "The Inbetweeners," immediately following show's panel.

[06/27/12 - 12:16 PM]
Video: "The Franchise: A Season with the Miami Marlins" Series Premiere Wednesday, July 11, at 10 PM ET/PT on Showtime
Meet this season's new Miami Marlins players with an exclusive bonus clip.

[06/27/12 - 11:49 AM]
CBS, Showtime(R) and The CW to Converge at Comic-Con(R) 2012
The networks detail their coverage for the annual event.

[06/27/12 - 11:46 AM]
Syfy Delivers Most Watched Second Quarter in Four Years Among Total Viewers and Adults 18-34 Best Among Adults 18-49 Since 2009
Syfy spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/27/12 - 11:43 AM]
TLC to Premiere "Getting Married to the Moonies" (WT) on Sunday, July 8th at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The one-hour special "follows three young couples as they travel to Korea to be blessed by their messiah, Reverend Moon, at one of the movement's controversial mass weddings."

[06/27/12 - 11:17 AM]
Tuesday's "48 Hours Mystery" Was #1 in Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 26.

[06/27/12 - 11:12 AM]
Cable, Satellite & Telco Customers Can Verify Subscriptions Now to Access 3,500 Hours of Live Stream Olympic Content This Summer
By verifying now, multi-channel customers can also access 14.5 hours of coverage of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials online.

[06/27/12 - 11:06 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Bounty Wars" Premieres on Sunday, July 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the specials "Special Ops Ranger," "Planet Dino" and "America's Most Secret: Structures" in the coming weeks.

[06/27/12 - 10:41 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces "Days of Our Lives" Star and "The Biggest Loser" Host, Alison Sweeney, Set to Star in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Two In"
She'll play "a single mom working at a 911 call center who receives an emergency call for a firefighter who has broken a leg while fighting a fire."

[06/27/12 - 10:12 AM]
Destination America Has Recipe For Ratings Success -- Fires Up The Grill For Another Season Of "BBQ Pitmasters"
The show's third season finale airs this Sunday, July 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/27/12 - 10:08 AM]
TBS Renews Hit Sitcom "Men at Work" for Second Season
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the second season, which is slated to launch in 2013.

[06/27/12 - 09:52 AM]
"Man vs. Wolf" Investigates Wolf Pack Sightings in the Pacific Northwest - 90 Minute Discovery Channel Special Airs on July 7 at 8PM ET/PT
The special "follows an elite team through the rugged terrain of one of America's great wilderness areas as they search for an elusive and mysterious pack of 10 wolves."

[06/27/12 - 09:50 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Taps Award-Winning Comedian and Actress Jane Lynch as Roast Master For The "Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne"
"I've long fantasized of ripping Roseanne Barr a new one. But because I don't have the cajones to say anything offensive to her face, I will be hosting the proceedings," said Lynch.

[06/27/12 - 09:29 AM]
Let's Make a Deal in the Age of Foreclosures: It's "Property Wars" Premiering Thursday, July 12 at 10PM E/P on Discovery
The series follows "bidder" rivals in Phoenix, Arizona as they face off as homes go - sight unseen - on the auction block.

[06/27/12 - 09:19 AM]
Syfy's Hit Series "Face Off" Debuts Season Three on a New Night and Time Tuesday, August 21 at 9 PM ET/PT
Guest judges this season include Brian Grazer, Kevin Smith, Gale Anne Hurd, Sean Astin, Matthew Wood, Paul WS Anderson, Laila Ali and Barney Burman.

[06/27/12 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel's Hit Series "Ghost Adventures" Heads to London for Two New Episodes
The series will visit the Hellfire Caves on Friday, July 13 and Fort Horsted on Friday, July 20.

[06/27/12 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV's Top Real Estate Duo Is Back at It When an All-New Second Season of "Flip Men" Kicks Off on July 22
The show's 10-episode sophomore run will air Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/27/12 - 08:55 AM]
NBC's Coverage of the "U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Swimming Finals" Is Currently the Largest Olympic Trials Audience Since 2000
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 26.

[06/27/12 - 08:46 AM]
Audience Vote to Crown "Food Network Star" Winner Opens Sunday, July 15th at 10PM ET, Immediately Following East Coast Episode Premiere
The winner will be announced during the season finale on Sunday, July 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/27/12 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Once Again Share Demo Crown
FOX's "MasterChef" and NBC's "Love in the Wild" both see week-to-week growth.

[06/27/12 - 08:36 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates 25th Anniversary of "Shark Week" With Line-Up So Immersive, If You Were Any Closer You'd Be Bait
Look for the first of eight new specials on Sunday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/27/12 - 08:01 AM]
Sony Pictures Television Marketing Unleashes Ultimate "Breaking Bad" Fan Campaign
The campaign, kicked off by comedian Paul Scheer, underway now, features sixteen secret events and clues that are being unveiled on BreakingGifs.com.

[06/27/12 - 08:00 AM]
Emmy Award and Tony Award Winner Nathan Lane to Star on "The Good Wife" in Recurring Role
He'll play "a bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs and get the firm back to fiscal health."

[06/27/12 - 07:59 AM]
Forget Your Troubles and Tune In to Bravo Media's "10 Things That Make Me Happy" Sunday, July 1 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The special follows Kyle Richards and Jonathan Adler as they discuss 10 of their most prized possessions.

[06/27/12 - 07:43 AM]
Logo's New Docu-Reality Series "In the Big House" Reunites an Old-School Philly Mobster With His All-Too-Modern Family in West Hollywood
The eight-episode series launches Monday, July 23 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/27/12 - 07:09 AM]
TLC's "Strange Sex" Returns With Some of the Most Unusual and Unbelievable Medical Rarities
Look for the show's third season to roll out Sunday, July 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/27/12 - 07:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Polyamory: Married and Dating" on July 12th at 11PM ET/PT
The seven-episode series comes from producer BermanBraun.

[06/26/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 26
Updates include: Investigation Discovery books three July premieres; Robbie Jones lands arc on USA's "Necessary Roughness"; and Andy Mientus joins the cast of NBC's "Smash."

[06/26/12 - 04:51 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "WWE Raw" Remain on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Me @ the Zoo," Discovery's "Mobster Confessions" and VH1's "Hollywood Exes."

[06/26/12 - 03:32 PM]
History(R) Makes History in 2nd Quarter 2012 - Network Posts Double Digit Increases in All Key Demos and Finishes Best Quarter of All Time
History spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/26/12 - 03:28 PM]
"Baby Daddy" Star Tahj Mowry Will Live Blog and Tweet During the Episode Airing On Wednesday, June 27th
He'll be up on @Tahj_Mowry during the East Coast broadcast of the show's second episode, airing at 8:30/7:30c.

[06/26/12 - 03:01 PM]
Lifetime Continues to Post Growth Among Key Demos in Second Quarter 2012 Versus 2011
Lifetime spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/26/12 - 03:00 PM]
A&E Scores Best Second Quarter in Network History
A&E spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/26/12 - 02:08 PM]
CBS Television Studios to Feature World Premiere Screenings of Highly-Anticipated New Series "Elementary" and "Beauty and the Beast" at Comic-Con 2012
Both shows will be featured during back-to-back panels in Ballroom 20 on Thursday, July 12.

[06/26/12 - 02:06 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Continues Demo Reign for HBO
Plus: numbers for TNT's "The Great Escape," HBO's "The Newsroom" and TV Land's "AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Shirley MacLaine."

[06/26/12 - 01:59 PM]
TLC Goes Inside the World of Competitive All-Star Cheerleading With "Cheer Perfection"
The one-hour special, from the producers of "Toddlers & Tiars," premieres Wednesday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/26/12 - 01:56 PM]
Disney XD Posts Most-Watched 2Q in Prime Ever; Is the Network's Third-Most-Watched Quarter on Record Across All Demos
Disney XD spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/26/12 - 01:19 PM]
Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino, Tyler Perry And Laz Alonzo Added As Presenters For BET Awards 12
They'll join previously announced presenters Kevin Hart, Cedric the Entertainer, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good and host Samuel L. Jackson.







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[09/27/16 - 12:00 PM]
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[09/27/16 - 11:32 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 10:49 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 10:00 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 09:15 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 07:01 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 06:58 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 06:12 AM]
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[09/27/16 - 06:09 AM]
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[09/26/16 - 12:09 PM]
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[09/26/16 - 11:33 AM]
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[09/26/16 - 11:14 AM]
Raise a Glass to An All-New Season of Bravo Media's "Vanderpump Rules" Premiering Monday, November 7 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season of "Vanderpump Rules" once again partners Lisa with Jax Taylor, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, James Kennedy, Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz, Kristen Doute, and Lala Kent.

[09/26/16 - 11:06 AM]
TNT Orders "Hinges" Pilot from Executive Producer/Writer Janine Sherman Barrois and Executive Producer John Wells
A series that provocatively and humorously dissects middle-class suburbia, "Hinges" follows two sets of neighbors whose lives are dramatically changed in the wake of a scandal that rocks the community.