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[08/01/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 1
Updates include: Caroline Dhavernas joins NBC's "Hannibal"; two bound for AMC's "Low Winter Sun"; and Elyes Gabel tapped as new regular on ABC's "Body of Proof."

[08/01/12 - 07:18 PM]
NBC Names Jeff Bader as President, Program Planning, Strategy and Research, NBC Entertainment
Most recently, he was Executive Vice President, Planning, Scheduling and Distribution, ABC Entertainment Group.

[08/01/12 - 05:00 PM]
Phelps-Lochte Gold Medal Showdown in 200 Individual Medley on NBC in Primetime on Thursday Night
The Peacock details its schedules for Thursday, August 2 and Friday, August 3.

[08/01/12 - 03:15 PM]
HBO at TCA: Rolling Stones Documentary, Larry David Movie on Tap
Plus: the network's executives on "Treme," "The Newsroom," "Game of Thrones," "The Corrections" and more!

[08/01/12 - 03:06 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" is Tuesday's #1 Cable Telecast in Females 12-34 and the #1 Scripted Cable Telecast in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 02:28 PM]
truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" Scores 2.7 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 02:26 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Teen Mom" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "All the Right Moves," Animal Planet's "Savage Migration" and Spike TV's "Rat Bastards."

[08/01/12 - 02:11 PM]
Carrie Ann Inaba, Chris Harrison, Bryant Gumbel & Michael Strahan to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of August 13-17, 2012
Scheduled guests include Lisa Kudrow, Jordin Sparks, Cat Deeley and Jenny McCarthy.

[08/01/12 - 02:04 PM]
HBO/Cinemax 2012-2013 Programming Overview
The networks release their biannual programming recaps for the rest of the year and beyond.

[08/01/12 - 02:03 PM]
Cinemax Confirms Lineup of New and Returning Original Series, Including "Strike Back," "Hunted" and "Banshee"
"Strike Back" returns August 17 followed by "Hunted" in October and "Banshee" in January.

[08/01/12 - 02:02 PM]
HBO Sports(R), NFL Films and the Miami Dolphins Join Forces for a New Season of the Ultimate Sports Reality Series When "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Miami Dolphins" Debuts Tuesday, Aug. 7, Exclusively on HBO
A 30-person NFL Films crew will live at the Dolphins' training camp in south Florida, shooting more than 1,200 hours of video over the course of the series.

[08/01/12 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Unveils Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2012
Titles include "Don't Divorce Me! Kids' Rules For Parents On Divorce," "The Latino List: Volume 2," "Ethel" and "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia."

[08/01/12 - 02:00 PM]
Acclaimed HBO Series "Enlightened" and "Girls" to Kick Off Second Seasons in Jan. 2013
Both shows are scheduled for 10-episode second seasons by the pay channel.

[08/01/12 - 01:08 PM]
Nickelodeon Continues the Olympic Celebration with New Primetime Sports-Themed Specials of "Dora the Explorer" and "Team Umizoomi" on Monday, Aug. 13
"Dora's Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure" premieres at 7:00/6:00c followed by "Team Umizoomi: The Umi Games."

[08/01/12 - 12:53 PM]
21.8 National Rating for Last Night Is Highest Household Rating for Any Night of a Summer Olympics Since the 1996 Atlanta Games
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 12:25 PM]
TLC Premieres New Series "I Found the Gown" on Friday, August 24th at 10/9c
The eight-episode series comes from "Say Yes to the Dress" producer Half Yard Productions.

[08/01/12 - 12:20 PM]
TV One Upcoming Highlights: August - Q4 2012
"Life After," "Parole Diaries" and "Celebrity Crime Files" are also on tap in the coming weeks.

[08/01/12 - 12:19 PM]
TV One Announces the Premiere of a Second Season of "Verses & Flow," a Spoken Word Series Hosted by Actor Omari Hardwick to Air Monday, August 20, at 11 PM ET
Upcoming guests include Chrisette Michele, Musiq, Eric Benet, Carl Thomas, Tank, Macy Gray, Tamia, Luke James and Elle Varne.

[08/01/12 - 12:18 PM]
"Save My Son," Powerful New Series Hosted by Education Activist and Author Dr. Steve Perry, to Premiere on TV One Wednesday, September 26 at 9PM ET
The eight-episode, one-hour series is produced by Powerhouse Productions.

[08/01/12 - 12:17 PM]
Cast of TV One's "The Rickey Smiley Show" Premiering This Fall to Include Ray J., J. Anthony Brown, Lil JJ, and Roz Ryan
Noree Victoria and Demetria McKinney also star in the comedy, scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, September 18.

[08/01/12 - 12:16 PM]
"R&B Divas" to Premiere on TV One Monday, Aug. 20 at 10 PM ET
Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt star in the series, formerly "Ladies of R&B."

[08/01/12 - 11:15 AM]
Ryan Murphy Reveals Title of New Chapter of American Horror Story - "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, Zachary Quinto, James Cromwell and Joseph Fiennes all co-star.

[08/01/12 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Junior to Launch Parent-Targeted, Kid-Friendly Short-Form Programming Under the "Disney Junior Night Light" Banner Tuesday, September 4
The content is produced by Disney Interactive Family and the block is sponsored by Babble, Disney's leading parenting blog platform.

[08/01/12 - 10:49 AM]
Opposite the Olympics, ABC's "NY Med" Surges Over Its Lead-In by Double Digits Among Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 10:48 AM]
Animal Planet's "Gator Boys" Renewed for a Second Season
In 2013, the one-hour reality series will embark on its second season.

[08/01/12 - 10:31 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce "The Musketeers" - Adrian Hodges to Write the New Series Inspired by the Classic Novel by Alexandre Dumas
The 10-episode series, due in 2014, shares Dumas' original 17th century setting and will feature a fresh story each week.

[08/01/12 - 10:10 AM]
E!'s Laura Ling Sits Down With President Bill Clinton, Mike Tyson, Lance Bass And More In The New "E! Investigates: Bullying: Celebs Speak Out"
The special premieres Monday, August 13 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/01/12 - 09:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympics Hit Post-Opening Ceremony High
Last night's primetime coverage delivers 37.49 million viewers and a 12.2 adults 18-49 rating.

[08/01/12 - 09:45 AM]
Top TV Comedy Hitmaker Chuck Lorre Signs Book Deal with Simon & Schuster and Learns That "What Doesn't Kill Us, Makes Us Bitter"
Said tome marks the first-ever print collection of Lorre's irreverent and often controversial end-of-show vanity cards.

[08/01/12 - 09:26 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Michael Singer Author of "The Untethered Soul" in His First Ever Television Appearance on "Super Soul Sunday" August 5 at 11 AM on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Upcoming guests include Jill Bolte Taylor and Reverend Ed Bacon.

[08/01/12 - 09:15 AM]
The Hub TV Network Gives Every Dog Its Day with "The Hub's Pup-ularity Contest" During Week-long "Dog Days of Summer" Programming Event
The winner will be chosen from among nationwide consumer-submitted photos on Hubworld.com.

[08/01/12 - 08:51 AM]
Hallmark Channel to Serve as Exclusive Presenter of Trans-Siberian Orchestra's 2012 Tour, "The Lost Christmas Eve", Kicking Off on November 15
Plus: TSO will grant Hallmark Channel the rights to two classic TSO songs from the group's extensive library.

[08/01/12 - 08:30 AM]
truTV's Hit Series "Lizard Lick Towing" Draws 2.4 Million Viewers, Tops Timeslot with Adults 18-49 and Male Demos
truTV spins the numbers for Monday, July 30.

[08/01/12 - 08:30 AM]
Travel Channel Gets In the Halloween Spirit with 2nd Annual "Weekends to Die For"
Highlights include the return of "Ghost Adventures" on Friday, September 14 plus the new series "Paranormal Paparazzi" on Friday, September 28.

[08/01/12 - 08:02 AM]
Screens Will Sizzle with the Return of "Gigolos" on Showtime(R)
The show's 10-episode third season will debut Thursday, August 30 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/01/12 - 08:02 AM]
John Fugelsang to Develop Primetime Show for Current TV to Air This Fall
Fugelsang has previously guest hosted "The War Room with Jennifer Granholm," "Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer" and "Talking Liberally: The Stephanie Miller Show."

[08/01/12 - 08:00 AM]
Stephen Colbert Announces Summer Concert Series "Pepsi Presents StePhest Colbchella '012: Rocktaugustfest"
Said event will be taped and held on New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Friday, August 10.

[08/01/12 - 07:54 AM]
Viacom Media Networks' High-Definition Music Channel Palladia Sizzles with the 5th Annual "Outdoor Week 2012"
The line-up, running from August 27 to September 3, will feature outdoor concerts and festivals 24 hours a day with a new premiere each night.

[08/01/12 - 07:52 AM]
"On Tap, Presented by VH1 Classic" - New Syndicated Nightly Radio Show - To Launch This Summer
"On Tap," hosted by Nik Carter, will be available to stations weeknights from 7 PM - 12 AM ET.

[08/01/12 - 03:01 AM]
Mid-Season Marathons for Spy-Thriller Series "XIII"
The first five episodes of the series will rebroadcast this Saturday, August 4 starting at 2pm ET / 11am PT.

[07/31/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 31
Updates include: CBS plans revival of "The Brandy Bunch"; Dan Harmon inks second blind script deal; and Richard D'Ovidio brings "Founding Fathers" to ABC.

[07/31/12 - 06:21 PM]
Two and Out for CBS's New Summer Series "3"
Various repeats will plug the show's Sunday, 9:00/8:00c slot going forward.

[07/31/12 - 05:04 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: VH1 Claims Demo Crown With "Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "About Face: Supermodels, Then and Now," Discovery's "Off the Hook: Extreme Catches" and more!

[07/31/12 - 04:23 PM]
Hulu Announces Upcoming Seasons of "Misfits" and "The Booth at the End" at the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Summer Press Tour
For the first time, new episodes of "Misfits" will launch on Hulu and Hulu Plus shortly after the U.K. airing.

[07/31/12 - 03:03 PM]
Most-Decorated Olympian of All Time Michael Phelps Returns to Pool in Primetime
The Peacock details its schedules for Wednesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 2.

[07/31/12 - 02:14 PM]
31.6 Million Average Viewers Watch Olympics in Primetime on NBC Last Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 30.

[07/31/12 - 12:32 PM]
Viewership Growth Continues for Lifetime - Network Posts Strongest Year-on-Year Growth for July in Key Demos in 11 Years
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/12 - 12:30 PM]
NBC Sports Network Posts 2 Most-Watched Days in Its History
The networks of NBC spin the numbers for Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29.

[07/31/12 - 12:24 PM]
Disney Channel Clinches Second Consecutive Month at #1 in Total Viewers for Total Day - Extends Weekly Reign to 8 Consecutive Weeks
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29 plus the month to date.

[07/31/12 - 12:08 PM]
USA Takes July Across the Board
USA spins the numbers for the month of July.







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[07/23/14 - 06:07 PM]
Check Out the New Arsenal Costume on "Arrow"!
Roy Harper suits up as Arsenal this season, premiering Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[07/23/14 - 05:24 PM]
The CW Nixes "Seed," "Backpackers"; "Arrow" Repeats to Fill Monday Gap
As previously announced "America's Next Top Model" will assume the Monday, 9:00/8:00c beginning August 18.

[07/23/14 - 01:02 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Star Michelle Fairley Returns to TV in a Season-Long Arc on ABC's "Resurrection"
Fairley will recur as Margaret Langston, the formidable matriarch of the Langston clan.

[07/23/14 - 12:00 PM]
IDW Entertainment and UCP to Develop "Night Mary" as a Live-Action Series
John Pogue, who wrote and directed the recently released film, The Quiet Ones, has been tapped to write and direct the pilot.

[07/23/14 - 11:51 AM]
After Discovery's "Shark Week" Comes "Bark Week": A Week-Long Event Celebrating Man's Best Friend on the Hub Network, Starting August 17
The tail-wagging week will feature four popular series from Animal Planet: "America's Cutest," "It's Me or the Dog," "Bad Dog!" and "Too Cute!"

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
TLC Unveils New Brand Campaign and Tagline
The multi-million dollar campaign - "Everyone needs a little TLC." - is rolling out across the country in key media outlets.

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
Syfy Develops NCredible Improv - Executive Producers Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman to Create Sci-Fi/Fantasy Sketch Competition Series
The show will be taped in front of a live audience and feature two teams battling for the biggest laughs to win points and prizes.

[07/23/14 - 11:32 AM]
The Cycle 21 Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" Moves Up to August 18
Original episodes will air on Mondays for six weeks, with encores airing Fridays.

[07/23/14 - 10:54 AM]
USA Network and Wattpad Forge First of Its Kind Partnership to Release a Prequel to "Dig" in Advance of the Drama's Fall Premiere
The 12-part serialized prequel is written by the "Dig" writers and can be accessed via the Wattpad app, and on Wattpad.com.

[07/23/14 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Corporation and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Announce the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Will Remain in New York
The agreement includes a commitment by CBS for approximately 200 New York-based jobs to support the daily program's year-round production schedule.

[07/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" Launches on Network Television with Primetime Special "Under the Lights" on Wednesday, Sept. 10 on CBS
The one-hour special will also encore on NFL Network the following Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/14 - 10:10 AM]
Syfy Unleashes a Category 5 Marketing Storm Behind "Sharknado 2: The Second One"
The Category 5 campaign will include a digital, social and in-store partnership with SUBWAY encompassing promotions at 26K locations nationwide.

[07/23/14 - 09:13 AM]
TV One Presents the Network Premiere Movie "Girlfriends' Getaway" on August 30 at 8PM/ET
Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins star in the project, which was shot entirely on location in Trinidad.

[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 09:02 AM]
Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group Team Up to Bring Barclays Premier League 2014-15 Soccer Season to Select U.S. Cinemas
Americans will have the opportunity to see England's best in state-of-the-art projection and sound at select venues across the country on Saturdays throughout the Premier League season.