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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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[03/05/15 - 11:41 AM]
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[03/05/15 - 11:31 AM]
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[03/05/15 - 11:17 AM]
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[03/05/15 - 10:59 AM]
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[03/05/15 - 10:06 AM]
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[03/05/15 - 10:00 AM]
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