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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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[07/26/16 - 11:04 AM]
AMC's Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" to Conclude with Fourth and Final Season
The network also announced executive producer and showrunner, Craig Silverstein, has renewed his overall development deal.

[07/26/16 - 10:37 AM]
"Girl in the Box," The Disturbing True Story of a Woman Held Captive for Seven Years, Premieres September 10 on Lifetime, Starring Addison Timlin, Zane Holtz and Zelda Williams
Immediately following the premiere of the film, the two-part special "Colleen Stan: The Girl in the Box," which documents the real-life story of Colleen Stan, will air at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/16 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu Announces New Original Special From Emmy(R)-Nominated Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
The new Hulu Original, in association with Funny Or Die, will become available to stream to Hulu subscribers on August 11.

[07/26/16 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Greenlights New Game Show, "Caraoke Showdown," Hosted by Craig Robinson
"Caraoke Showdown" will tape in Los Angeles and New York this summer and debut on Spike in 2017.

[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/26/16 - 08:15 AM]
"Roast Battle" Adds Judd Apatow, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart and Seth Rogen to All-Star Panel of Judges
They'll join the previously announced Anthony Jeselnik, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman and David Spade.

[07/26/16 - 07:18 AM]
Let the Battle Begin on Season Eight of "Ink Master" Premiering Tuesday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, judges - and now, mentors - Oliver Peck and Chris Nuñez will pick their own teams of tattoo artists as the contestants battle it out in permanent ink for a $100,000 grand prize.

[07/26/16 - 06:14 AM]
Netflix and John Wells Productions Team Up to Tell the Definitive Story Behind The Panama Papers
The project aims to tell the definitive story behind the two journalists who cracked open an unprecedented torrent of lies, diversions and information that revealed how the wealthy hid billions of dollars offshore through a little known law firm in Panama.

[07/25/16 - 05:49 PM]
Five Episodes of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Will Showcase Spectacular Backyard Transformations
The special episodes will premiere Thursday, August 25 through Thursday, September 22.

[07/25/16 - 01:42 PM]
E!'s Scripted Series "The Arrangement" Begins Production in Vancouver
The 10-episode one-hour series is a multi-layered, Hollywood love story about the darker side of celebrity where nobody is what they seem.

[07/25/16 - 01:38 PM]
Digital Star Hannah Hart Joins Food Network Lineup
Plans for the partnership include a six episode series along with an array of complementary digital and social content leveraging both Hart's and the network's respective digital footprints.

[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
Destination America Earns #1 Telecast Ever in P25-54 with "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Season Finale
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/25/16 - 12:53 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Series "Breakthrough"
Production has begun on the new season, which is slated to air in spring 2017 in 440 million homes in 171 countries and in 45 languages, as well as on the Spanish language network Nat Geo Mundo.

[07/25/16 - 11:57 AM]
Netflix Announces Steve Aoki Doc: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"
In the lead-up to Aoki's biggest show of his career, this introspective doc examines the driving force behind his passion: Rocky Aoki, daredevil showman, Benihana founder, and Steve's looming father figure.

[07/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
Michelle Dockery Joins Cast of "Godless" for Netflix
Dockery joins previously announced cast members, including: Jeff Daniels and Jack O'Connell, in the period drama, that is set to premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2017.