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[06/28/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 28
Updates include: Damon Lindelof to spearhead "The Leftovers" at HBO; David Manson to supervise AMC's untitled legal thriller pilot; and Sivert Glarum, Michael Jamin to run IFC's "Maron."

[06/28/12 - 02:53 PM]
Seth Meyers, Josh Groban, Kristin Chenoweth & Rob Thomas to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Weeks of July 9-13 and July 16-20, 2012
Upcoming guests include Kyra Sedgwick, Eric McCormack, Matt Bomer, Glenn Close, Elijah Wood, Anne Hathaway, John Leguizamo and Ray Romano.

[06/28/12 - 02:15 PM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Bucks the Trend - Grows Over its Week-Ago Launch in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Viewers 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 27.

[06/28/12 - 02:10 PM]
PBS "History Detectives" Season 10 Unleashes Riveting Stories and a New Attitude
Look for the new season on Tuesday, July 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/28/12 - 12:34 PM]
Video: "The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep" Previews
Watch four spots from The CW's upcoming talent competition, premiering Thursday, August 16.

[06/28/12 - 12:32 PM]
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Follows American Kids Traveling to Africa to Stop Human Trafficking in "Kids for Sale: Slavery in Ghana" Sunday, July 15, at 9 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special features Tetteh, who became a victim of human trafficking at the age of five when a man came to his village in Ghana and took him away.

[06/28/12 - 11:41 AM]
NBC Sports Group Announces Talent Roster for London Olympics - 115 Commentators in All
Bob Costas, Al Michaels, Dan Patrick and Mary Carillo will anchor the various studio shows.

[06/28/12 - 11:41 AM]
Travis Fimmel, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgard, Clive Standen and Katheryn Winnick to Join Gabriel Byrne in New Scripted Series "Vikings"
Plus: Johan Renck and Ken Girotti are set to direct multiple episodes of the History series.

[06/28/12 - 11:35 AM]
G4 Honors The Sailors Who Fought For Our Freedom With a Special "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" Marathon This Independence Day
The marathon will include the original 10-episode run along with the seven episodes that included never-before-seen missions and behind-the-scenes footage and a reunion special.

[06/28/12 - 11:16 AM]
ABC's "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Latenight Across All Key Demos for the Second Quarter 2012 and Week of June 18
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/12 - 11:00 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver #1 Finishes for the Second Quarter of 2012 vs. the ABC and CBS Time-Slot Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/12 - 10:21 AM]
TNT Plans Five-Hour July 4 Marathon of "Dallas," Including All-New Episode
In addition, a new installment of the 15-minute post-episode webshow "Dallas Round-Up" will premiere on http://dallastnt.com at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/28/12 - 10:20 AM]
Starz Entertainment Brings an Encore of Bond to DirecTV with Exotic Sweepstakes To Necker Island
The drawing is only available to DirecTV subscribers and entries will be collected via the DirecTV Facebook page.

[06/28/12 - 10:09 AM]
The CW Network Announces Fall 2012 Premiere Dates
"Hart of Dixie" and "Supernatural" will kick things off on October 2 and October 3, respectively.

[06/28/12 - 09:41 AM]
Dan Cortese to Host truTV's "Guinness World Records(TM) Gone Wild" As New Series Starts Production
He'll take over for Jamie Kennedy, who hosted the original pilot.

[06/28/12 - 09:36 AM]
"Metalocalypse's" Dethklok Comes to Life at San Diego Comic-Con International
Adult Swim will host a huge fan concert event on Friday, July 13th, on the USS Midway in San Diego.

[06/28/12 - 09:11 AM]
USA Network Unlocks The Nico Files Inviting "Necessary Roughness" Fans Into Nico's Shadowy World
The seven-week web series will go beyond the on-air story to peer into the role of Nico Careles (Scott Cohen).

[06/28/12 - 09:06 AM]
Disney Channel Invites Viewers to Test Their Rhyming Skills During "Let It Shine - Rap Battle Edition," Saturday, June 30
Lyrics from the movie's songs, featuring a mix of rap, hip-hop and gospel music performed by its stars, will appear on screen throughout the telecast.

[06/28/12 - 08:53 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Generates NBC's Best 18-49 and Total-Viewer Scores in the Slot in Nine Months
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 27.

[06/28/12 - 08:49 AM]
The Hub TV Network Programming Spotlighted at Comic-Con International with Five Panels and an Aquabats! Rock Concert
"Dan Vs.," "Transformers Prime" and "Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters" are among the shows being highlighted.

[06/28/12 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's "Got Talent" Dethrones FOX's "Dance"
Plus: ABC's "Final Witness" opens behind last year's "Primetime Nightline" in the same slot.

[06/28/12 - 08:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights Three New Series For 2013 Starring Stand-Up Comedians Amy Schumer And Anthony Jeselnik And "The Ben Show" Starring Ben Hoffman
"These three shows have one thing in common, and I dare viewers to watch every single episode to find out what it is," said Kent Alterman.

[06/28/12 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores its Most-Watched Quarter in its 10-Year History
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/12 - 08:01 AM]
NFL Shifts CBS & FOX Late Doubleheader Kickoff Times to Ensure More Football for Fans
The late afternoon doubleheader games on CBS and FOX will be moved from 4:15 PM ET to 4:25 PM ET.

[06/28/12 - 08:01 AM]
EPIX Presents "Comedy Unbound" a New Comedy Showcase the Last Weekend of Every Month
Look for specials from Jim Norton, Lewis Black, Kevin Smith, Jim Jefferies, Sherri Shepherd and Eddie Griffin in the coming months.

[06/28/12 - 07:53 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Second Seasons of Original Series "Hotel Impossible" and "Baggage Battles"
Additionally, a third season of "The Dead Files" will premiere on Friday, August 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/28/12 - 07:41 AM]
Ann Curry Announces Her New Role as NBC News National and International Correspondent/Anchor and "Today" Anchor at Large
Her new expanded assignment is effective immediately and also includes a long-term deal with NBC News.

[06/28/12 - 07:23 AM]
NBC's Top-Rated Summer Series "America's Got Talent" Reveals Top 48 Contestants as Show Kicks Off First Live Show of the Season - Monday, July 2, 9-11 PM ET
Plus: "America's Got Talent: The Countdown" will lead into said installment at 8:30/7:30c.

[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.







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[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
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[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
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