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[07/10/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 10
Updates include: CBS revives comedy "Ex Men" with pilot order; A&E greenlights "Those Who Kill" drama pilot; and Lifetime to develop "Two Kisses for Maddy" as a telefilm.

[07/10/12 - 09:04 PM]
Viacom Drops 17 National Networks from DirecTV Lineup After Ignoring DirecTV's Latest Proposal
The DirecTV Kids' Mix Channel will help parents find programming alternatives when they tune to any children's network removed by Viacom.

[07/10/12 - 05:29 PM]
Video: Dan Harmon Discusses His Exit from "Community" on "Attack of the Show!"
The former showrunner chatted with Marc Maron to discuss his exit from the show he created.

[07/10/12 - 04:41 PM]
Video: 11 Deleted Scenes from FX's "BrandX with Russell Brand"
The late-night series airs Thursdays at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[07/10/12 - 04:36 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Triumphs With "Home Run Derby"
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Opening Act," HBO's "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" and ABC Family's "Bunheads."

[07/10/12 - 03:48 PM]
USA Network Launches a Virtual Treasure Hunt With "White Collar: Neal's Stash"
The 10-week experience, with 50 custom videos, was developed in conjunction with the show's creative team.

[07/10/12 - 02:06 PM]
Nickelodeon Honors Ernest Borgnine with a "SpongeBob SquarePants" Two-Hour Marathon
Borgnine's Mermaid Man will be showcased from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Wednesday, July 11.

[07/10/12 - 01:16 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Remains Unstoppable for HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah Builds a Network," VH1's "Big Ang" and Discovery's "Bounty Wars."

[07/10/12 - 01:14 PM]
Oxygen Announces "Glee" Stars Dianna Agron and Grant Gustin to Join "The Glee Project" as Upcoming Guest Mentors
Other upcoming mentors include Amber Riley (July 24), Darren Criss (July 31) and Chris Colfer (August 14).

[07/10/12 - 01:11 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: "NASCAR: Coke Zero 400" Puts TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Man vs. Wolf," FX's "UFC 148 Preliminaries" and HBO's "Boxing After Dark."

[07/10/12 - 12:55 PM]
The Votes Are In! The Fans Have Spoken! SOAPnet Presents "General Hospital's Gold Medal Moments" Starting July 30th and Running Through August 10th
Categories include Best Back from the Beyond Moment, Steamiest Seduction, Best Soap-tastrophe, Hottest Supercouple, Best OMG Moment and more!

[07/10/12 - 12:41 PM]
Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman" and "Gator Boys" Set Record Highs Over the Weekend
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, July 8.

[07/10/12 - 12:33 PM]
TNT's "The Closer" Returns with 6.1 Million Viewers as New Drama "Perception" Launches with 5.6 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 9.

[07/10/12 - 11:42 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Food and Baseball Propel Network to Independence Week Victory
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/10/12 - 11:19 AM]
A-Listers Tracy Morgan and Neil Patrick Harris Call in Animal Planet's Exotic Aquarium Duo in New Installments of Hit Series "Tanked"
Said installment, "We're Gonna Need a Bigger Tank," kicks off new episodes beginning Saturday, August 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/10/12 - 11:06 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's Primetime Deliveries Are Up 21% Among Adults 18-34 This Summer
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/10/12 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family's Award-Winning Hit Series "Switched at Birth" Returns With All New Episodes Monday, September 3 at 8:00PM ET/PT
Plus: Hyperion will release a "Switched at Birth" book on August 28 authored by Lea Thompson's character Kathryn Kennish.

[07/10/12 - 11:00 AM]
Charisma Carpenter Joins the Cast of the Hit Drama Series "The Lying Game"
The second season of the drama series begins production this month for a winter premiere.

[07/10/12 - 10:53 AM]
TNT and Dark Horse Comics Partner to Create "Falling Skies" Activation at San Diego Comic-Con
The interactive photo experience will give fans the opportunity to experience what it is like to be harnessed by the mysterious alien creatures.

[07/10/12 - 10:44 AM]
FEARnet Brings Back Animated Favorites "The Real Ghostbusters" And "Tales From The Cryptkeeper" As Well As Live-Action Series "Eerie, Indiana" And "Dark Oracle" When It Adds The "Funhouse" Weekend Programming Block Saturday, August 18 From 10 am To 12 pm ET
The "Funhouse" block will be broadcast Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET and re-aired the next day, Sunday, in the same time period on the linear TV channel.

[07/10/12 - 10:20 AM]
NBC Entertainment Names Pearlena Igbokwe Executive Vice President, Drama Development
Igbokwe comes to NBC from Showtime, where she worked closely with Robert Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, for seven years.

[07/10/12 - 10:10 AM]
Disney Channel Continues its Summer of Dominance - Ranks as Cable's TV's #1 Network in Total Day for the 5th Straight Week in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/10/12 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Claims 4 of the Top 20 Most-Watched TV Shows of the Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/10/12 - 10:07 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 Among Non-Sports Prime Telecasts for a Sixth Week in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/10/12 - 10:07 AM]
Video: New Promos for FX's "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell"
The cable channel's new late-night series launches Thursday, August 9 at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/10/12 - 09:33 AM]
Join in for the First "Futurama" Live-Stream Chat With the Producers and Talent from the Emmy-Award(R) Winning Series Wednesday, July 11 at 10:30 P.M.
Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Billy West, John DiMaggio and Maurice LaMarche are all on tap for the half-hour discussion.

[07/10/12 - 09:31 AM]
VH1 Presents Unplugged: Gym Class Heroes Premiering on VH1 and VH1.com Beginning July 12
The episode will debut on Thursday, July 12 on Unplugged.VH1.com beginning at 4 PM EST and on-air that evening at 12 Midnight EST.

[07/10/12 - 09:23 AM]
HGTV and Disney Collaborate to Create "Electrifying Garden" Interactive Experience at Comic-Con International 2012
The garden is inspired by Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie," a stop-motion animated feature film that was filmed in black and white.

[07/10/12 - 09:15 AM]
Lifetime to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of "Project Runway" With Life-Sized Interactive Runway Installation on the High Line in New York City
The runway installation will be open to the public from Monday, July 16th, through Thursday, July 19th, at the Chelsea Market Passage.

[07/10/12 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Emerges as Monday's #1 TV Show with Best-Since-Premiere Results
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 9.

[07/10/12 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" Put FOX in Front
Plus: NBC, absent "America's Got Talent," sinks to fourth place among adults 18-49.

[07/10/12 - 08:39 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Is Up 27% in 18-49 Versus NBC's Average in Its Time Period Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 9 plus the week of July 2-8.

[07/10/12 - 08:32 AM]
USA Network Debuts New Prequel Web Series - "Covert Affairs: Sights Unseen"
Christopher Gorham stars in and directs the five-week experience, which explores his character's backstory.

[07/10/12 - 08:25 AM]
Saturday's "48 Hours Mystery: The Killing Fields" Was #1 at 10:00 PM in Households, Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 7.

[07/10/12 - 07:23 AM]
A&E Premieres Season 2 of "Storage Wars Texas" & "American Hoggers" Wednesday, 8/15 at 9PM & 10PM ET/PT
In "Storage Wars: Texas," A&E's top-rated non-fiction franchise heads to the Lone Star state to follow teams of bidders on their quest for auction gold.

[07/09/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 9
Updates include: Rose McIver to run MTV's "Finishing School for Boys"; ABC orders eight episodes of "The Taste"; and Barry Watson to recur on The CW's "Gossip Girl."

[07/09/12 - 04:01 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Disney Channel Quintet Tops Viewers
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Ricky Gervais Show," Showtime's "Corey Holcomb: Your Way Ain't Working" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/09/12 - 02:31 PM]
"The Batmobile" Documentary Special Premieres Monday, July 16 at 8:00 PM on The CW Network
The half-hour special will have its world premiere screening at Comic Con in San Diego on July 12.

[07/09/12 - 02:16 PM]
BBC America Returns to Comic-Con With "Doctor Who" Panel in Hall H
Plus: look for new "Doctor Who" specials as part of the "Supernatural Saturday" programming block starting Saturday, August 4.

[07/09/12 - 01:24 PM]
SOAPnet Presents a Two Week Block of Live Well Network Original Programming Airing Weeknights July 30 to August 10
"Live Big with Ali Vincent," "My Family Recipe Rocks!," "Mirror/Mirror" and "We Owe What?" are among the featured series.

[07/09/12 - 01:23 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces Ten Semi-Finalists for "Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search"
The contest will give one lucky viewer the chance to go from watching "Live" at home to co-hosting for a day with Kelly Ripa.

[07/09/12 - 12:24 PM]
Oxygen Media Announces Partnership With Crunch Fitness to Offer Exclusive Dance Classes Created by the Cast of "All the Right Moves"
Travis Wall, Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini and Kyle Robinson star in the series, premiering Tuesday, July 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/09/12 - 12:08 PM]
"Big Brother" Premieres July 12 on CBS With a Host of New Interactive Offerings to Build on Last Summer's Significant Online and Social Growth
Plus: look for "Big Brother: After Dark" once again on Showtime and 24/7 viewing on RealNetworks Live Feeds.

[07/09/12 - 12:01 PM]
Vito, an Insightful Portrait of Vito Russo, One of the Founding Fathers of the Modern Gay Liberation Movement, Debuts July 23, Exclusively on HBO
Jeffrey Schwarz directed the film, the latest from HBO Documentary Films' summer series.

[07/09/12 - 11:52 AM]
FOX FanFare 2012 - New Drama Series "The Following" to Debut at Comic-Con
Plus: the network details its other panels and autograph signings at this week's event.

[07/09/12 - 11:20 AM]
Four Series on The Hub TV Network Honored With CINE Golden Eagle Awards
"Family Game Night," "Transformers Prime," "Pound Puppies" and "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" were recognized for high quality production and storytelling.

[07/09/12 - 10:30 AM]
Music Sensation Carly Rae Jepsen to Perform in the Season Premiere of "90210"
She'll perform a song from her much-anticipated new album in the episode where she is the music headliner for Adrianna's (Jessica Lowndes) Las Vegas premiere.

[07/09/12 - 10:09 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Dates for New Seasons of "Boardwalk Empire" and "Treme"
The former returns Sunday, September 16 followed by the latter on Sunday, September 23.

[07/09/12 - 10:08 AM]
Multi-Platinum Selling Recording Artist Gavin DeGraw to Perform on "America's Got Talent" Wednesday, July 11, 9-10 PM ET
DeGraw will perform his current single and album's title track, "Sweeter," during the live results show.

[07/09/12 - 10:07 AM]
Warner Bros. Entertainment and Comic-Con Reteam to Distribute Official Bag of Comic-Con(R) International: San Diego
"Arrow," "The Big Bang Theory," "Fringe," "Supernatural" and "The Vampire Diaries" are among the available themes.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.