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[07/06/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 6
Updates include: Krysta Rodriguez joins NBC's "Smash"; Jennifer Lopez to executive produce potential ABC Family drama; and Luka Jones set as new regular on NBC's "Up All Night."

[07/06/12 - 04:08 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Takes Top Spot from "Anger Management"
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Kathy," Disney XD's "Motorcity" and TLC's "DUI."

[07/06/12 - 04:03 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Dallas" Tops Originals on Slow Holiday
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Hollywood Exes," Lifetime's "Coming Home" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/06/12 - 02:53 PM]
"Anger Management's" Third Episode Delivers a Very Strong 3.37 Million Total Viewers, Was the #2-Ranked Program on Cable Last Night
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 5.

[07/06/12 - 01:52 PM]
truTV to Premiere "Hardcore Pawn" Spin-Off "Combat Pawn" on Sunday, July 15, at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The half-hour project previously ran under the title "Hardcore Pawn: Fort Bragg."

[07/06/12 - 12:56 PM]
Syfy Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Initiatives Including Promotional Blitz for Groundbreaking World of "Defiance"
Also look for panels for "Warehouse 13," "Being Human" and "Alphas."

[07/06/12 - 12:06 PM]
FOX to Keep "Take Me Out" on Thursdays, "Mobbed" on Saturdays
The former matched its series high last night, up from its series low last week.

[07/06/12 - 12:01 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Set to Premiere Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11:00 A.M. (ET/PT) With a One-Hour Special Event
Mae Whitman, Hoon Lee and Kevin Michael Richardson are among the ensemble voice cast.

[07/06/12 - 11:33 AM]
Kevin Smith, The Bacon Brothers and Nerdmelt Comedy Headline Three Days of Free Outdoor Entertainment as Warner Bros. Presents the "Extra at Comic-Con" Stage
Also announced today: free nighttime screenings of "The Goonies," "Friday the 13th" (2009) and "Beetlejuice," presented by Flixster.

[07/06/12 - 11:20 AM]
Jay Leno Scores an 18-Week High in 18-49 Viewers and a 15-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 25-29.

[07/06/12 - 08:51 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Posts Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since May 2
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 5.

[07/06/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "Duets" Continues to Gain Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 5.

[07/06/12 - 08:44 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Repeats Triumph Over Original Competition
A pair of "The Big Bang Theory" repeats are the top two programs on the night.

[07/06/12 - 07:49 AM]
IFC Teams with Improv Comedy Community to Expand "Bunk Yourself" Twitter Game
The companion, play-at-home Twitter-based game is tied to each premiere episode of the series.

[07/06/12 - 07:17 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Goes Into "Uncharted" Territory With Guest Stars
Nolan North and Claudia Black will join their "Uncharted" co-star Emily Rose as guest stars during the show's third season.

[07/05/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 5
Updates include: HBO scraps Roger Ailes telefilm; Sarah Bolger, Jamie Chung bound for ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; and Kristoffer Polaha joins the cast of CBS's "Made in Jersey."

[07/05/12 - 03:08 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Leads Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Haunted Highway," Oxygen's "The Glee Project" and TV Land's "Retired at 35."

[07/05/12 - 02:38 PM]
Observers, Physicists, Rogue Agents and More Await Fans When They Check-In to GetGlue at Comic-Con 2012
"666 Park Avenue," "Arrow," "The Big Bang Theory," "Cult," "The Following," "Fringe," "Nikita," "Revolution," "Supernatural," "The Vampire Diaries," "Childrens Hospital," "DC Nation" and "MAD" are among the participating shows.

[07/05/12 - 02:04 PM]
New Season of Syfy's Hit Drama "Alphas" to Feature Stellar Lineup of Guest Stars
Sean Astin, C. Thomas Howell, Lauren Holly, Steve Byers, Kandyse McClure and Noah Reid are all on tap.

[07/05/12 - 02:04 PM]
"A Capitol Fourth" Delivers Show-Stopping Ratings for PBS - 32nd Annual Independence Day Celebration Averaged 6.3 Million Viewers
PBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 4.

[07/05/12 - 01:59 PM]
Style Media Acquires "Sister, Sister" to Premiere Monday, July 9 at 7AM ET/PT
An all-new episode of the popular docu-series "Tia & Tamera" follows that same night at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/05/12 - 01:24 PM]
The Three Ladies of CBS's New Dating Reality Series "3" Embark on an Emotional Journey for Love During the Season Premiere on Sunday, July 29
The newcomer will now launch a week later than previously announced.

[07/05/12 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Gets First Look at Special Ops Rangers Training Course in "Hell and Back: Special Ops Rangers"
The one-hour special premieres Sunday, July 8 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/05/12 - 10:26 AM]
One-of-a-Kind Booth Welcomes "The Neighbors" to Comic Con 2012
"The Neighbors" booth will take Comic Con attendees through an "Earth training session."

[07/05/12 - 09:32 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" Captures a Nation's Resilience in the Wake of Tragedy When it Debuts July 16, Exclusively on HBO
The film debuts immediately after the debut of the SXSW Film Festival hit "Birders: The Central Park Effect."

[07/05/12 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Introduces the 12 New Houseguests Competing in the "Big Brother" House This Summer
In a series first, four of the most successful players to ever enter the house will return to play their own game and for their own separate prize.

[07/05/12 - 08:53 AM]
"Macy's Fireworks" Is #1 and #2 Show of the Night, With the Encore Winning the 10 p.m. Hour in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 4.

[07/05/12 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Holiday With "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The original and its rebroadcast are the top two shows of the night in adults 18-49.

[07/05/12 - 08:03 AM]
Travel Channel to Premiere NASCAR Episode of "Sand Masters" Filmed at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, July 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In this all-new half-hour special, the sand masters are invited to Daytona by two-time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip.

[07/05/12 - 07:50 AM]
Tuesday's "48 Hours Mystery: A Fatal Attraction" Was #1 at 10:00 PM in Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 3.

[07/05/12 - 07:03 AM]
Actor Rainn Wilson from "The Office" Opens Up to Oprah Winfrey About His Groundbreaking Project, Soulpancake, on "Super Soul Sunday" July 8 at 10 AM on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
A rebroadcast of "Bishop T.D. Jakes and Deepak Chopra: Living From the Core" will also simulcast on-air and online July 8 immediately prior to the Wilson episode.

[07/05/12 - 06:42 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is #1 for the Night; "Love in the Wild" Is #1 at 10 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 3.

[07/04/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Snaps NBC's Win Streak
"Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" combine to end the Peacock's four consecutive nights of victory.

[07/03/12 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 3
Updates include: Barbara Hershey, Rachel Leigh Cook to star in Lifetime's "Left to Die"; FX acquires "Mike & Molly" repeats; and Clark Duke in talks to join NBC's "The Office."

[07/03/12 - 05:31 PM]
FOX Ships "Take Me Out" to Saturdays, "Mobbed" Originals to Take Over Thursdays
The Howie Mandel-hosted series will return with new episodes on Thursday, July 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/03/12 - 03:32 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars," "WWE Raw" Stay on Top
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present," E!'s "Tim Tebow's Wild Rise" and TLC's "Four Houses."

[07/03/12 - 12:29 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "BET Awards" Snaps "True Blood" Win Streak
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," Showtime's "Episodes" and History's "Shark Wranglers."

[07/03/12 - 12:27 PM]
The Stage Has Been Set and the Top 100 Competitors from Around the Nation Have Been Selected as G4 and NBC Premiere the First-Ever "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals
The finals begins this Sunday, July 8 on G4 before shifting to NBC on Monday, July 9.

[07/03/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Katie Couric's New, Nationally Syndicated Daytime Show, "Katie" -- New Promo: "Katie Looks Back"
The new hour-long talk show launches Monday, September 10 on stations covering 95% of the country.

[07/03/12 - 11:32 AM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Hits San Diego Comic-Con With Exciting Events and Product Exclusives
Products based on "Knight Rider," "The Six Million Dollar Man" and the classic "Battlestar Galactica" are scheduled to debut at the show.

[07/03/12 - 11:11 AM]
Disney Channel Scorches the Competition - Is Cable TV's #1 Most-Watched Network in Total Day in Total Viewers for the 4th Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 10:33 AM]
Academy Award and Emmy Award-Winning Actress Christine Lahti to Star on "Hawaii Five-0" in a Recurring Role
She'll portray Doris McGarrett, the thought-to-be-deceased mother of Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin).

[07/03/12 - 10:23 AM]
Discovery Channel & Georgia Aquarium Celebrate 25th Anniversary of "Shark Week" With Shark Cam
In an online first, visitors to SharkWeek.com, GeorgiaAquarium.org and Ustream will have 360-degree access to the home of 33 sharks spanning seven species.

[07/03/12 - 10:17 AM]
"Birders: The Central Park Effect," Revealing the Hidden World of Urban Birdwatching, Debuts July 16, Exclusively on HBO
The debut of the Oscar-nominated documentary short "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" follows that same night at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/03/12 - 10:13 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Again Ranks as TV's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults 18-34, 18-49 and 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week of June 25-July 1 With "America's Got Talent" and Olympic Trials
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 09:44 AM]
TV Land Celebrates the Life and Work of Entertainment Icon Andy Griffith
"We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Andy Griffith," said Larry W. Jones, President, TV Land.

[07/03/12 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - For the 2nd Week in a Row, "The Bachelorette" Finishes as the No. 1 TV Series Overall with Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 09:08 AM]
TLC Expands Bridal Party to Thursday Nights - "Four Weddings" Says "I Do" to Thursday Nights
Look for back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c beginning Thursday, July 19.

[07/03/12 - 08:54 AM]
TNT Originals Turn in Strong Performances in Weekly Ratings
TNT spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.







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[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.