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[07/13/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 13
Updates include: Jennifer Lopez confirms exit from FOX's "American Idol"; Joel McHale to recur on FX's "Sons of Anarchy"; and "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" to make TV bow on The CW.

[07/13/12 - 07:04 PM]
Video: "Spartacus: War of the Damned" Teaser Trailer Revealed at Comic-Con
The show's final season kicks off in January on the pay channel.

[07/13/12 - 04:20 PM]
"Arrow" Casting News at Comic-Con(R) - Kelly Hu to Guest Star as DC Comics Character China White in Highly Anticipated New Action-Drama
Executive producers Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg and David Nutter revealed the news at today's panel.

[07/13/12 - 04:12 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Swamp People" Wraps Season on Top for History
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Real L Word," TLC's "On the Fly" and Disney XD's "Tron: Uprising."

[07/13/12 - 03:51 PM]
Video: The CW's Comic-Con Clips and Previews
Check out the netlet's latest offerings from "Arrow," "Nikita" and "Beauty and the Beast."

[07/13/12 - 03:47 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" Season 3: New Cast Members - Comic Con
Look for the show's third season to roll out on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

[07/13/12 - 03:00 PM]
Video: "Bones" Comic-Con 2012 Reel
Watch the sneak preview that made its world premiere today at Comic-Con.

[07/13/12 - 02:34 PM]
AMC Announces "The Walking Dead" Season 3 Premiere on Sunday, October 14 at 9PM ET/PT
Said premiere will be followed by the return of "Talking Dead" and "Comic Book Men."

[07/13/12 - 02:05 PM]
Warner Bros. Television Gives One Lucky Fan a Trip to F---ing Space!! at "The Big Bang Theory" Comic-COn 2012 Panel
The prize is courtesy of XCOR Aerospace's Lynx RLV or Reusable Launch Vehicle.

[07/13/12 - 10:10 AM]
Disney Junior Will Launch Saturday, July 14 to Millions of DirecTV Customers Nationwide
Disney Junior launched in 2011 as a daytime programming block on Disney Channel and expanded to a 24/7 channel in 2012.

[07/13/12 - 09:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang" Repeats, "Big Brother" Premiere Spark CBS
The Eye posts its top Thursday numbers of the summer.

[07/13/12 - 09:16 AM]
ABC's Takes Second on Thursday to a "Big Brother"-Boosted CBS
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 12.

[07/13/12 - 09:06 AM]
The Premiere of "Big Brother" Sweeps Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 12.

[07/13/12 - 08:50 AM]
"Rock Center with Brian Williams" Reports Its Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results Since January 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 12.

[07/13/12 - 06:35 AM]
CBS Reveals New "Big Brother" Twist With Past Houseguests Returning as Coaches for the Chance to Win a Separate $100,000 Prize
Mike "Boogie" Malin, Dan Gheesling, Janelle Pierzina and Britney Haynes will serve as the inaugural coaches this season.

[07/13/12 - 06:20 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Co-Stars Timothy Omundson & Maggie Lawson at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:19 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Creator Steve Franks at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:18 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Co-Stars Kirsten Nelson & Corbin Bernsen at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:17 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Psych" Co-Stars Dule Hill & James Roday at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of the USA series, which returns this fall.

[07/13/12 - 06:16 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Wilfred" Co-Star Elijah Wood at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the FX series, which airs Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/13/12 - 06:15 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Wilfred" Co-Star Jason Gann at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the FX series, which airs Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/13/12 - 06:14 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Elementary" Co-Star Jonny Lee Miller at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the CBS series, which premieres Thursday, September 27.

[07/13/12 - 06:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Elementary" Co-Star Lucy Liu at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of the CBS series, which premieres Thursday, September 27.

[07/13/12 - 06:12 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Beauty and the Beast" Co-Stars Jay Ryan & Kristin Kreuk at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast of The CW series, which premieres Thursday, October 11.

[07/13/12 - 06:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Maggie Q at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Aaron Stanford at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:09 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Executive Producer Craig Silverstein at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Shane West at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Melinda Clarke at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:06 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Nikita" Co-Star Lyndsy Fonseca at the San Diego Comic-Con
Check out our visit with the cast & creators of The CW series, which returns Friday, October 19.

[07/13/12 - 06:05 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Strike Back" Co-Stars Sullivan Stapleton & Philip Winchester at the San Diego Comic-Con - Part 3 of 3
Check out our visit with the cast of the Cinemax series, which returns Friday, August 17.

[07/13/12 - 06:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Strike Back" Co-Stars Sullivan Stapleton & Philip Winchester at the San Diego Comic-Con - Part 2 of 3
Check out our visit with the cast of the Cinemax series, which returns Friday, August 17.

[07/13/12 - 06:03 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Strike Back" Co-Stars Sullivan Stapleton & Philip Winchester at the San Diego Comic-Con - Part 1 of 3
Check out our visit with the cast of the Cinemax series, which returns Friday, August 17.

[07/12/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 12
Updates include: Bravo to develop former ABC drama "The Joneses"; Elizabeth Banks to guest on FOX's "Family Guy"; and Brannon Braga lands a potential drama at FX.

[07/12/12 - 06:25 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Presents an Exclusive First Look at the Seventh Season Premiere of Dexter(R)
The Comic-Con audience was also treated to an exclusive trailer for season two of "Homeland."

[07/12/12 - 05:29 PM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel 2012 Fall Preview
Highlights include the original movies "Puppy Love," "I Married Who?," "Common Law," "The Good Witch's Charm" and "Love at the Thanksgiving Parade."

[07/12/12 - 03:32 PM]
MTV Howls Over "Teen Wolf," Renewing the Show for a Third Season and Doubling the Episode Order to 24
This unprecedented pick-up marks the first time an MTV primetime scripted series has been renewed for a third season.

[07/12/12 - 03:08 PM]
ABC News Nominated for 17 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
"World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," "Nightline" and "20/20" were all recognized.

[07/12/12 - 03:02 PM]
GSN Announces Premiere of "The Pyramid" on Monday, September 3
The daily strip will air Monday through Friday at 6 pm ET on the cable channel.

[07/12/12 - 02:58 PM]
"Beverly Hills Nannies" is ABC Family's #1 Reality Series Launch Ever in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Key Females
ABC Family spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/12/12 - 02:49 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "ESPY Awards" Top Demos, "Royal Pains" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Franchise," TLC's "Cheer Perfection" and Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights."

[07/12/12 - 02:33 PM]
Disney Channel Heads to the Beach With the World Premiere of "Heard It on the Radio" Music Video, Friday, July 13 on Disney Channel
The music video will be featured during this week's episode of "Jessie" at 8:30/7:30c.

[07/12/12 - 01:33 PM]
Steven Tyler Has Decided to Depart His Role as Judge on "American Idol"
"After some long... hard... thoughts... I've decided it's time for me to let go of my mistress 'American Idol' before she boils my rabbit," said Tyler.

[07/12/12 - 01:30 PM]
Disney Channel Orders a Fourth Season of Hit Comedy Series "Good Luck Charlie"
The sitcom recently delivered the #1 cable telecast of the week.

[07/12/12 - 12:34 PM]
"Fred 3: Camp Fred," Premieres on Saturday, July 28, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Tom Arnold, John Cena, Charlie Carver, Daniella Monet, Carlos Knight and Jake Weary also star in the project.

[07/12/12 - 12:03 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of July 2-6
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 2-6.

[07/12/12 - 11:50 AM]
"The Dark Knight Rises: The Battle for Gotham" - Reelz Special Makes its Prime Time Premiere on Wednesday, July 18th at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT
Among the highlights: Patrick Stinson talks to Christian Bale, who describes his emotional final day wearing the Bat suit.

[07/12/12 - 11:44 AM]
"60 Minutes" Garners 34 Emmy Nominations and Leads CBS News to Earn More Nominations Than Any Other Network
The 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on Monday, October 1.

[07/12/12 - 11:43 AM]
History's Launch of "Picked Off" Garners 2.3 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/12/12 - 11:37 AM]
Bride and Groom Turns to Bride and Doom on Investigation Discovery's New Series "Happily Never After"
Marlo Thomas narrates the series, which launches Saturday, July 21 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.