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[07/26/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 26
Updates include: Eric Dane to depart ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; Wes Brown joins NBC's "Infamous"; and The CW looks to import "Battle Royale" as a TV series.

[07/26/12 - 05:50 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Tops Viewers, Demos for Second Week in a Row
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Franchise," Spike TV's "Diamond Divers" and TLC's "Virgin Diaries."

[07/26/12 - 04:34 PM]
Disney XD Stars Team with Kid Viewers and NFL, NBA and WNBA Stars for Disney's Magic of Healthy Living "Tryathlon," a Special Airing Monday, August 13 on Disney XD
Cast members from "Kickin' It," "Lab Rats" and "Pair of Kings" will all be featured.

[07/26/12 - 04:22 PM]
ABC & ESPN 2012-13 NBA Schedule - Blockbuster Christmas Day includes Thunder/Heat Finals Rematch, Two Games at L.A.'s Staples Center
ABC and ESPN will open their coverage with a five-game Christmas Day blockbuster schedule.

[07/26/12 - 04:12 PM]
NBA TV to Televise 96 Games During 2012-13 Regular Season Featuring Multiple Appearances by Heat, Thunder, Knicks, Lakers, Clippers, Celtics and Bulls
Look for San Antonio at New Orleans and Portland at L.A. Lakers to kick off said coverage on Wednesday, October 31.

[07/26/12 - 04:04 PM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC in Tight Race for Demo Crown
"So You Think You Can Dance" puts FOX in front but NBC has the top draw in "America's Got Talent."

[07/26/12 - 04:02 PM]
TNT's 2012-13 NBA Regular Season Schedule to Feature Multiple Appearances by NBA Champion Heat, Thunder, Knicks, Lakers, Clippers, Celtics and Mavericks
For the 11th consecutive year, the NBA season will exclusively open on TNT with a doubleheader Tuesday, October 30.

[07/26/12 - 12:35 PM]
Katie Couric Puts a New Face on Daytime This September
Plus: Sheryl Crow composes and sings the series theme song entitled "This Day."

[07/26/12 - 12:19 PM]
From the Shows You Love to Watch, Come Books You'll Want to Read - This Fall Comes Three Books Based on Hit ABC Shows
Look for tomes from "Switched at Birth," "Castle" and "Modern Family."

[07/26/12 - 12:14 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Results for the Late-Night Week of July 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 16-20.

[07/26/12 - 12:02 PM]
The Over the Top Dowden Family Returns to CMT with an All-New Season of Antics on "Bayou Billionaires"
This all-new, 12-episode season kicks off with a special one-hour premiere on Saturday, September 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/26/12 - 11:59 AM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Is Back for a Pair of Summer Specials on Friday, August 17
"The Jungle" and "Aftershow" will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[07/26/12 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere and Season Premiere Dates for 2012-13 Season
"The Neighbors" will premiere on Wednesday, September 26 at 9:30/8:30c before moving to its new regular time period at 8:30/7:30c on October 3.

[07/26/12 - 11:11 AM]
Kathy Griffin Will Keep Saying It for Bravo as Network Greenlights Season Two of Prime-Time Talk Show "Kathy"
"Look, I don't know what the hell's gonna happen in season two of 'Kathy,' I'm still sore from season one," said Griffin.

[07/26/12 - 10:48 AM]
CBS Sports Network Signs Deal With United Football League
The network will televise two games per week every Wednesday and Friday live throughout the UFL's eight-week season, culminating with the Championship game in late November.

[07/26/12 - 08:23 AM]
Nickelodeon's The Big Help Prosocial Campaign And First Lady Michelle Obama Team Up And Get Into The Olympic Spirit With A Special Let's Move! Event In London
David Beckham, Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci, Teresa Edwards, Emily Hughes, Sarah Hughes, Shawn Johnson, Dikembe Mutombo and Dara Torres are among those set to appear.

[07/26/12 - 08:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Guys With Kids" (NBC)

[07/26/12 - 08:11 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Midnight Sun" (NBC)

[07/26/12 - 08:10 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Goodwin Games" (FOX)

[07/26/12 - 08:09 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Prodigy/Bully" (FOX)

[07/26/12 - 07:43 AM]
Discovery Channel Brings Fans Closer Than Ever to "Shark Week" with Robust Digital & Social Media Campaign
The franchise's 25th anniversary kicks off with eight all-new specials beginning Sunday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/26/12 - 07:42 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows for the 2nd Straight Week to its Best Numbers in 1 Month
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 16-20.

[07/26/12 - 07:36 AM]
Lifetime's "The Week the Women Went" to Now Premiere August 14
The previously announced new docu-series "Prom Queens" will be added back into the network's schedule at a later date.

[07/26/12 - 07:01 AM]
Wedding Planner Extraordinaire David Tutera Gets Unleashed and Unveiled in WE tv's "My Fair Wedding With David Tutera: Unveiled," Premiering Saturday, September 8 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: "Big Brother" winner and "Amazing Race" alum Rachel Reilly's upcoming wedding to be featured this season.

[07/26/12 - 07:01 AM]
Encore Suspense Celebrates Hitchcock's 113th Birthday with 13 Nights of Bone-Chilling Thrillers
Beginning August 1, a different Alfred Hitchcock thriller will air nightly at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/25/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 25
Updates include: Mark Strong, James Ransone on track for AMC's "Low Winter Sun"; Kal Penn latest to CBS's "Ex Men"; and FOX targets multi-camera comedy from Dan Harmon.

[07/25/12 - 10:06 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 25
In two weeks, on Wednesday, August 15, the competition continues on another two hour live show.

[07/25/12 - 03:55 PM]
FOX Unleashes the Laughs with "The Short-Com Comedy Hour"
Each short-com will feature both established and up-and-coming actors and comedians in one-act scenes.

[07/25/12 - 03:48 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars," "Rizzoli & Isles" Continue Reign in Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for E!'s "15 Awesomest Boy Bands," Bravo's "Love Broker" and History's "The Godfather Legacy."

[07/25/12 - 03:30 PM]
USA Network Greenlights New Reality Series "The Choir" - British TV Superstar Gareth Malone's Hit Show Format Comes to the U.S.
The 10-episode, one-hour series, from from Shed Media, is due in 2013.

[07/25/12 - 03:21 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" Caps Another Must See-Worthy Season
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 24.

[07/25/12 - 03:01 PM]
"Masterpiece" on PBS and ITV Studios Announce "Mr. Selfridge" Starring Jeremy Piven
Also on tap are new episodes of "Endeavour," "Poirot," "Miss Marple" and "Inspector Lewis."

[07/25/12 - 11:27 AM]
Style Media Acquires Off-Net Rights to Hit Series "Gossip Girl" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Viewers can get caught up from the beginning every Wednesday night from 8-11pm ET/PT starting August 15.

[07/25/12 - 11:18 AM]
Style Media Renews "Big Rich Texas" and Expands Franchise to Include "Big Rich Georgia"
Plus: the network also will premiere new episodes of "Giuliana & Bill" and "Tia & Tamera" in October.

[07/25/12 - 11:16 AM]
NBCUniversal's StyleCandy Joins Forces With Apparel Destination Old Navy as Official Launch Sponsor
Bringing the runway to reality, StyleCandy will debut in early September on-air and online during Spring Fashion Week 2012.

[07/25/12 - 11:16 AM]
NBCUniversal Surpasses $1 Billion in National Ad Sales for London 2012 Olympic Games
The figure includes ad sales across NBCU platforms that are airing the London Olympics.

[07/25/12 - 10:55 AM]
Style Media to Be Exclusive Broadcast Partner of 2012 Style Awards
The awards will be held on September 5, and, for the first time ever, will be broadcast in primetime on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/25/12 - 10:27 AM]
The Roastmaster General Returns to Comedy Central(R) in August With the New Series "The Burn with Jeff Ross" and One-Hour Stand-up Special "Jeff Ross Roasts America"
The six-episode series launches Tuesday, August 14 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[07/25/12 - 10:06 AM]
Oxygen Taps Supermodels Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha to Join Naomi Campbell as Contestant Coaches and Nigel Barker to Host the Highly Anticipated Modeling Comeptition Series "The Face"
Oxygen has also tapped Andrew Frank, a veteran showrunner, as executive producer.

[07/25/12 - 10:06 AM]
FOX Sports Adds to Stellar College Football Recruiting Class
Eddie George and Joey Harrington will partner with host Erin Andrews to form the network's studio team.

[07/25/12 - 10:04 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Original Programming Slate with New and Returning Series
Highlights include an untitled docu-series that follows Maria Menounos as she juggles her eclectic Hollywood career.

[07/25/12 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Proves It's Cool to be "Awkward," Renewing the Hit Series for a Third Season and Upping the Episode Order to 20
Season three will feature 20 episodes, nearly double the number of its first and second seasons.

[07/25/12 - 09:45 AM]
"NY Med" Doubles Its Lead-In Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 24.

[07/25/12 - 09:38 AM]
Syfy Premieres "Collection Intervention" Tuesday, August 14 at 10PM ET/PT
The six-episode series follows Elyse Luray as she "helps couples, families and individuals whose pop-culture memorabilia collections have become damaging obsessions."

[07/25/12 - 09:02 AM]
Gold Miners Descend Below the Ice on "Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice": New Series from the Creators of "Deadliest Catch"
The five-part series launches Friday, August 24 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/25/12 - 08:52 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" Combine for FOX Demo Win
NBC's "America's Got Talent" however is the most-watched program on the night.

[07/25/12 - 08:47 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ties for #1 for the Night in 18-49, Is #1 Outright in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 24.

[07/25/12 - 08:18 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Golden Boy" (CBS)

[07/25/12 - 08:17 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Applebaum" (CBS)

[07/25/12 - 08:16 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)" (ABC)







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[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.