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[07/24/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 24
Updates include: Christopher Nicholas Smith cast in CBS's "Ex Men"; Kat Foster joins FOX's "The Goodwin Games"; and five "Modern Family" co-stars file a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox Television.

[07/24/12 - 07:07 PM]
TV Land Celebrates the Life of Beloved TV Icon Sherman Hemsley
Look for a four-hour marathon of his memorable episodes of "The Jeffersons" on Saturday, July 28 from 12pm-4pm ET/PT.

[07/24/12 - 06:39 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Takes Top Three Spots in Adults 18-49
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Vito," E!'s "Opening Act" and Disney XD's "Mr. Young."

[07/24/12 - 04:30 PM]
NBC and Sky Living HD Announce New Drama Series "Dracula," Starring Golden Globe Winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers in an Epic Tale of Love and Revenge
Meyers will play the title role in the 10-episode project, based on the classic Bram Stoker novel.

[07/24/12 - 04:22 PM]
Bravo Media Soaks in the Sun and Drama as "The Real Housewives of Miami" Premieres on Thursday, September 13 at 10PM ET/PT
Lisa Hochstein, Joanna Krupa, Ana Quincoces and Karent Sierra will join returning housewives Lea Black, Adriana de Moura and Marysol Patton.

[07/24/12 - 03:16 PM]
Oxygen's New Docu-Series "I'm Having Their Baby" Earns 819,000 Total Viewers and 486,000 Adults 18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 03:01 PM]
USA Network's "WWE Monday Night Raw" Celebrates 1000 Episodes and Debuts Third Weekly Hour With Best 3-Hour Airing Ever
USA spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 02:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Tops Demos, "Longmire" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Culture Shock," Food Network's "Chopped: Grill Masters" and USA's "Political Animals."

[07/24/12 - 02:45 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Lifetime's "An Officer and a Murderer" Tops Originals in 18-49
Plus: numbers for FX's "UFC 149 Preliminaries," Nickelodeon's "You Gotta See This!" and Hallmark's "How to Fall in Love."

[07/24/12 - 02:31 PM]
Nickelodeon's Debut of SpongeBob SquarePants "The Super Spongy Square Games" Ranks as Most Watched Kids Program With 3.7 Million Total Viewers for the Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 01:32 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "Teen Choice Awards" Tops Week Among Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 12:43 PM]
Tim Tebow's Jets Debut, Andrew Luck-Robert Griffin III Matchup & Super Bowl XLVI Rematch Highlight NFL Network's 11-Game Live Schedule
It all begins with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game - Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans - on Sunday, August 5.

[07/24/12 - 12:11 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 in Total Viewers for the July 16-22 Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:45 AM]
Disney XD Delivers #1 Week Ever in Total Day in Total Viewers and Target Kid Demos, Soaring Over Last Week's Record Performance
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:41 AM]
GSN Announces Cast for "Beat the Chefs," New Original Series That Pits Amateur Cooks Against the Pros, Premiering Thursday, August 23 at 9:00 PM (ET/PT)
Beau MacMillan, Antonia Lofaso and Jeff Henderson are on tap while Brad A. Johnson and Christy Jordan are among the judges.

[07/24/12 - 11:40 AM]
Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Grabs 2.1 Million Total Viewers in Season Four Return
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Reaches 7th Consecutive Week as Cable TV's #1 Network in Total Viewers Across Total Day
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:21 AM]
New ReelzChannel Original Biography Series "Reel Life" to Premiere with a Look at the Life of Marilyn Monroe
Clint Eastwood and James Bond are also on tap for the monthly series.

[07/24/12 - 11:13 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:07 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - A Rebroadcast of "The Big Bang Theory" Is the #2 Program of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:02 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Debut "The 'Lights," a Morning Highlights & Scores Show
The 20-minute sports report will debut Monday, August 13 at 7 a.m. ET.

[07/24/12 - 10:57 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Hits a Four-Week High, Dominates All Demos from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 23 plus the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBC at TCA: Greenblatt Announces "SNL" Election Specials, Pilot Sampling
Plus: the executive on "Community," "Smash," "The Voice," "Rock Center with Brian Williams" and more!

[07/24/12 - 10:25 AM]
Mothers & Daughters Expecting at the Same Time in TLC's "My Teen Is Pregnant and So Am I"
As previously reported, the one-hour special premieres Wednesday, August 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/24/12 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Season Finale of "The Bachelorette" and "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" Tie as the Week's No. 1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 10:01 AM]
VH1 Continues Winning Momentum In Scripted Arena By Setting Scripted Series "Bounce" In Motion With Greenlight
Dean Cain, Kimberly Elise and Charlotte Ross star in the project, from creator James LaRosa.

[07/24/12 - 09:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original, "How to Fall in Love," Draws an Audience of Over 2 Million With 1.3 HH Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, July 21.

[07/24/12 - 09:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor Pad" No Match for "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef"
Plus: NBC gets a boost with the two-hour season finale of "American Ninja Warrior."

[07/24/12 - 09:22 AM]
NBC Offers Viewers a Sampling of All Fall Series Prior to Network Broadcasts Over Two-Week Window on Multiple Platforms
Highlights include a special six-minute tease of the new fall drama "Revolution" on Saturday, August 4.

[07/24/12 - 08:05 AM]
Bounce TV Announces Multiple Movie Licensing Agreements With Walt Disney Studios, Miramax, Sony & MGM
"As research consistently points to movies driving demand for our consumers, African American theatricals will remain the backbone of Bounce TV's schedule," said Jonathan Katz.

[07/24/12 - 08:05 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The New Normal" (NBC)

[07/24/12 - 08:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Daddy's Girls" (FKA "Table for Three") (NBC)

[07/24/12 - 08:03 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ben & Kate" (FOX)

[07/24/12 - 08:02 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Living Loaded" (FOX)

[07/24/12 - 07:42 AM]
NBC Olympics to Offer Unprecedented Digital and Social Coverage of London 2012 Olympic Games
The Peacock details its various Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social offerings.

[07/24/12 - 07:23 AM]
BBC America August Highlights - "Copper," "The Nerdist," "Doctor Who Specials"
Plus: look for "Copper: Behind the Badge," an insider's look at the making of the series throughout the month.

[07/24/12 - 06:31 AM]
Performers Announced for "Teachers Rock" - A Concert and Charity Event Benefiting Teachers and Education, on Saturday, August 18 on CBS
Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Fun. and Josh Groban are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[07/23/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 23
Updates include: Laurence Fishburne in talks to join NBC's "Hannibal"; Stephen Merchant books "Hello Ladies" pilot at HBO; and ABC mulls "The Neighbors," "Suburgatory" swap on Wednesday nights.

[07/23/12 - 03:54 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "A.N.T. Farm" Leads Viewers, "WWE Smackdown" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Louisiana Lockdown," Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights" and Discovery's "Flying Wild Alaska."

[07/23/12 - 02:35 PM]
CNBC Announces First Reality Slate
"Exploring new formats in primetime allows us to find new ways to attract a broader viewership at night while still appealing to CNBC's highly affluent, educated and influential audience," said Jim Ackerman.

[07/23/12 - 01:45 PM]
Animal Planet's "Lost Treasure Hunters" Races to Find Long-Lost Diamond Mines of India
The newcomer bows Friday, August 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/23/12 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Olympics and Twitter Announce Partnership for London 2012 Olympic Games
Highlights include the first-ever Olympics event page in the U.S. at Twitter.com/#Olympics.

[07/23/12 - 01:31 PM]
MTV Rides a Wave of Fan Support With Five Wins at the "2012 Teen Choice Awards"
"Teen Wolf," "Awkward," and "Punk'd" were among the honored series.

[07/23/12 - 01:05 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly Confirms Mariah Carey In, Jennifer Lopez Out of "American Idol"
Plus: the network chief on "The X Factor," "Glee," "Fringe," "The Mindy Project," "Cosmos" and more!

[07/23/12 - 01:01 PM]
Video: MTV's "Ridiculousness" Starring Rob Dyrdek Returns to MTV on Monday, August 20 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: check out the all-new "Ridiculousness" trailer for the next 12 episodes.

[07/23/12 - 12:52 PM]
Discovery Channel's Hot New Series "Yukon Men" Is Chilling TV
Look for the newcomer to launch Friday August 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/23/12 - 12:40 PM]
Syfy's "Defiance" Commences Series Production in Toronto July 24th
Both the series and the game will debut simultaneously in April 2013.

[07/23/12 - 12:07 PM]
Platinum-Selling Global Megastar Mariah Carey Joins "American Idol" as New Judge
"As a singer, songwriter and producer, it's going to be fun and rewarding to help find new talent and give back with 'American Idol,'" said Carey.

[07/23/12 - 12:03 PM]
Internet Celebrity Philip DeFranco Tapped by Discovery to Host "Shark Week" Programming Event Driven Entirely by Social Media
The annual summer stunt kicks off its 25th season on Sunday, August 12.

[07/23/12 - 11:48 AM]
Special Event, "Shake It Up: Made In Japan," Premieres Friday, August 17 on Disney Channel
Zendaya and Bella Thorne perform three new original songs in the storyline: "Made In Japan," "The Same Heart" and "Fashion is My Kryptonite."







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[07/15/18 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with FOX
The Alphabet tops both charts on a very modest evening.

[07/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos in Low Key Night
The Peacock narrowly edges ABC and CBS among adults 18-49 last night.

[07/13/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday-Friday, July 12-13
Updates include: Starz renews "Sweetbitter" for second season; Yvette Nicole Brown to guest host "Talking Dead" for AMC; and Rich Sommer joins the cast of The CW's "In the Dark."

[07/13/18 - 11:11 AM]
Dive Into the Water and Get Inside the Minds of the World's Most Formidable Sharks in "Shark Squad"
The three-part series launches today on Smithsonian Earth.

[07/13/18 - 11:05 AM]
More Tears, More Fab Five - The Emmy(R)-Nominated "Queer Eye" Gets Third Season Pick Up
The eight-episode third season begins production in Kansas City, MO on July 16.

[07/13/18 - 10:48 AM]
Video: "Casual" Official Trailer - The Final Season - A Hulu Original
All eight episodes will premiere on Tuesday, July 31.

[07/13/18 - 10:40 AM]
HBO Gives Series Order to Joss Whedon Drama "The Nevers"
The series is an epic science fiction drama about a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world.

[07/13/18 - 10:00 AM]
Elite Military Weapons Maker Kevin "Mad Dog" McClung to Star in All-New Discovery Channel Series "Mad Dog Made" Produced by Rogue Atlas in Association with Lionsgate
This new series is packed with one-of-a-kind builds and kicks off with a lifesaving device that reinvents the "Jaws of Life" and is used to rescue victims from motor accidents.

[07/13/18 - 09:22 AM]
ABC to Flip "The Gong Show," "Take Two" Next Thursday, July 19
"Take Two" will lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c on said date with "The Gong Show" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/13/18 - 09:17 AM]
YouTube Announces New Original Series "Sugar" Executive Produced by Adam Levine Featuring Superstar Artists as They Surprise Deserving Fans
Special guest talent includes Maroon 5, Blake Shelton, Snoop Dogg, Charlie Puth, Kelly Clarkson, A$AP Ferg, 5th Harmony and Bad Bunny.

[07/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Chef Robert Irvine Joins Chef Anne Burrell in Culinary Boot Camp Rematch in New Season of "Worst Cooks in America"
Anne and Robert, who last went head-to-head in the show's second season in 2011, each lead a team of kitchen-challenged competitors though a grueling seven-episode culinary boot camp competition designed to improve their food skills.

[07/13/18 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Their Reign
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 once again.

[07/13/18 - 07:13 AM]
Stephen Frears to Direct Rosamund Pike and Chris O'Dowd in "State of the Union"
The SundanceTV series follows Louise and Tom (Pike and O'Dowd) who meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session.

[07/13/18 - 07:06 AM]
The Critically Acclaimed Horror Series "Channel Zero" Is Coming to Shudder as Its Exclusive Streaming Home
Shudder members can stream the first installment starting Thursday, August 9, followed by the second installment in September, the third installment in October, and the fourth installment in 2019.

[07/13/18 - 06:59 AM]
Celebrities Get Animated in New Series "Celebrity Animal Encounters" on Animal Planet Beginning July 27 at 10PM ET/PT
Kristen Bell, Justin Hartley, Al Roker and Whitney Cummings are among the participants.