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[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.

[07/31/12 - 12:05 PM]
July 2012 is Disney XD's #1 Month of All Time in Total Viewers and Target Kid Demographics, Driven by Recent Weeks of Record Performances
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/12 - 11:56 AM]
Oxygen Media's Original Programming Propels July to Year-Over-Year Double-Digit Growth Among All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/12 - 11:55 AM]
Animal Planet's "Hillbilly Handfishin' World Series" Pits Champion Noodlers Against Each Other to Catch the Feistiest Catfish
The three-part event airs this October on the cable channel.

[07/31/12 - 11:52 AM]
ABC Family is Cable TV's #2 Network in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/12 - 11:47 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Back in Front Among Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Lifeclass," Animal Planet's "Hillbilly Handfishin'" and Spike TV's "Bar Rescue."

[07/31/12 - 11:42 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Nickelodeon Tops Originals With "Fred 3: Camp Fred"
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "The Philadelphia Experiment," Animal Planet's "Bad Dog!" and Nickelodeon's "You Gotta See This!"

[07/31/12 - 11:37 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Scored Basic Cable's Top 4 Series Telecasts for the Month
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29 plus the month to date.

[07/31/12 - 11:36 AM]
At Long Last, Filmmaker and Outdoor Adventurer Les Stroud Returns to Discovery for All-New Episodes of Fan Favorite "Survivorman"
Look for four new episodes beginning Sunday, August 19 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[07/31/12 - 11:00 AM]
CBS to Sponsor Eighth Annual Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase
Executive producer and writer Rick Najera will again direct the showcase for CBS.

[07/31/12 - 10:58 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Won Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Night Last Week Among Adults 18-49 with Week-Over-Week Gains
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/12 - 10:49 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - Network Dominates the Week of July 23-29, as the 2012 London Olympics Open with Record Results
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29.

[07/31/12 - 10:39 AM]
Universal Television and NBCUniversal International Television Production Announce Development Deal with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
The pact will give the studio a first look at series and specials created by the "Smash" executive producers.

[07/31/12 - 09:57 AM]
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products to Release Three DVDs of the London 2012 Olympic Games and a Collector's Edition Blu-Ray Set
"London 2012 Olympic Highlights," "Gymnastics: Going for the Gold" and "Swimming: Going for the Gold" are now available for pre-order.

[07/31/12 - 09:48 AM]
Disney Channel to Present World Premiere of Bella Thorne and Zendaya's Music Video, "Fashion Is My Kryptonite," Friday, August 3 on Disney Channel
The song will be featured in the upcoming special event, "Shake It Up: Made in Japan," and is currently in rotation on Radio Disney.

[07/31/12 - 09:29 AM]
Current TV Orders Documentary Special Featuring Stephanie Miller Titled "The Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour" Set to Premiere in September
John Fugelsang, Hal Sparks and Aisha Tyler are also featured in the one-hour special.

[07/31/12 - 09:28 AM]
"Joy Behar: Say Anything" to Premiere on Current TV on Tuesday, September 4 at 6PM ET
The series will air nightly Monday through Thursday at 6:00/5:00c and will repeat later the same evening.

[07/31/12 - 09:22 AM]
WE tv Renews "Braxton Family Values" For a Third Season and Launches Spin-Off Series, "Tamar & Vince," on September 20
Plus: look for a third season of "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" in the first quarter of 2013.

[07/31/12 - 08:54 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Olympics Reign With 31 Million Viewers
Plus: ABC sees big dips from "Bachelor Pad" and "The Glass House."

[07/31/12 - 08:31 AM]
TV Guide Network Premieres the Second Season of Its Original Reality Series "Nail Files" on Sunday, August 19 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: a branded mobile spa tour will bring the series star, Katie Cazorla, and her famous Hollywood salon experience to viewers in 10 cities across the country.

[07/31/12 - 07:16 AM]
Laura Innes to Guest-Star on September 17 Episode of Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13"
She will play Emma Jinks, "the mother of Agent Steve Jinks (Aaron Ashmore), who has been estranged from her son for two years."

[07/31/12 - 07:12 AM]
A&E's Hit Series "Beyond Scared Straight" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
The series follows "at-risk teens who have been in trouble for everything from fighting, theft, and drugs to promiscuity, gambling and gang-relations."

[07/31/12 - 04:22 AM]
MTV Unveils "2012 MTV Video Music Awards" Nominations - Superstar Alicia Keys and British Sensation One Direction to Perform
This year's event airs live on Thursday, September 6 at 8:00/7:00c from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

[07/30/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 30
Updates include: "Backstrom" lands Hart Hanson, CBS; Ron Howard books "Conquest" at Showtime; and Noah Hawley, John Wells land projects at ABC, FOX.

[07/30/12 - 04:50 PM]
Michael Phelps Goes for His Third Straight 200M Butterfly Gold Medal Tomorrow Night on NBC
The Peacock details its schedules for Tuesday, July 31 and Wednesday, August 1.

[07/30/12 - 03:59 PM]
Exclusive: FOX to Air New Standalone Episode of "Touch" on Friday, September 14
Plus: the network reveals new finale dates for "Hotel Hell," "Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef."

[07/30/12 - 03:46 PM]
HGTV and Paste Magazine Search for the Next Hit Song with "Be The New Sound of HGTV" Contest
The winning song will become HGTV's new sound for its upcoming "House Hunters International" marketing and promotional campaign.

[07/30/12 - 02:50 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces the Top Two Finalists in "Grilling With the Stars" Competition
The winner receives the coveted Golden Grill trophy and $25,000 for their charity of choice.

[07/30/12 - 02:48 PM]
Femmes Fatales Return with a Vengeance on Season Six of Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "Deadly Women"
Look for the series to return Friday, August 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/30/12 - 02:38 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Smackdown" Tops Soft Competition
Plus: numbers for Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights," Food Network's "3 Days to Open With Bobby Flay" and TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress."

[07/30/12 - 02:29 PM]
Showtime at TCA: Nevins Orders Final Season of "The Big C," Renews "Inside Comedy"
Plus: the executive on "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States," "Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex" and its "Close Up" documentaries.

[07/30/12 - 01:32 PM]
Australian Import "SLiDE" to Make TeenNick Debut in August
Look for a special two-night premiere event on Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17 at 10:30/9:30c.

[07/30/12 - 01:18 PM]
CBS Reschedules "Teachers Rock - A Concert and Charity Event Benefiting Teachers and Education" for Friday, August 17
The one-hour special was previously slated for Saturday, August 18.

[07/30/12 - 01:01 PM]
Lifetime Orders Scripted Pilot "HR" (working title)
"HR" joins the recently announced pilot orders for "Cinnamon Girl," "The Secret Lives of Wives" and "Witches of East End."

[07/30/12 - 12:43 PM]
ABC Pulls "Trust Us with Your Life" from Tuesday Lineup
Repeats of "Wipeout" will instead fill the show's Tuesday, 9:00/8:00c slot for the next two weeks.

[07/30/12 - 12:43 PM]
"Huntik: Secrets & Seekers" to Make Nicktoons Premiere in August
The series will air Mondays through Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning August 6.

[07/30/12 - 12:34 PM]
NBC's Three-Day Average Viewership of 35.8 Million Is Best Through the First Weekend of Any Summer Olympics in History
NBC spins the numbers for its Olympics coverage to date.

[07/30/12 - 11:16 AM]
Roseanne Roasters Revealed! Carrie Fisher, Seth Green, Katey Sagal, And Sharon Stone Join Dais Along With Comedians Anthony Jeselnik, Jeffrey Ross And Amy Schumer For The "Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne"
The special will tape on Saturday, August 4 at the Hollywood Palladium and will premiere on Sunday, August 12 on the network.

[07/30/12 - 10:56 AM]
The CW at TCA: Pedowitz Talks Lessons from Last Season, Ambitions for New Season
Plus: the executive on "Gossip Girl," "Battle Royale," "Ringer," "The Selection," "Supernatural," "Nikita" and more!

[07/30/12 - 10:38 AM]
Exclusive: The CW to Shift "The L.A. Complex" to Mondays Beginning August 27
Plus: look for back-to-back episodes on September 17 and 24.

[07/30/12 - 10:29 AM]
NBCU's Universal Television Brings Multi-Platinum Recording Artist and Current Broadway Superstar Ricky Martin to Network Television
The talent holding deal calls for Martin to develop and star in his first network television series and specials.







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[08/11/20 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Titan Games" Wraps Season on Top in Demos
NBC is the network to beat among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/11/20 - 08:00 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Series "$50K Three Ways" (WT) Starring Popular Interior Designer Tiffany Brooks
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[08/10/20 - 03:17 PM]
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[08/10/20 - 03:10 PM]
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She will fill in for Simon Cowell and will join fellow judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara.

[08/10/20 - 02:01 PM]
"NightGowns" Officially Renewed for a Second Season by Quibi
Sasha Velour's series will be back for a sophomore run.

[08/10/20 - 12:43 PM]
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[08/10/20 - 11:45 AM]
MotorTrend TV Renews Three Most Watched Series - "Bitchin' Rides," "Iron Resurrection" and "Texas Metal"
Season five of "Iron Resurrection" and season four of "Texas Metal" will premiere in 2021 with season seven of "Bitchin' Rides" scheduled to premiere this fall on MotorTrend TV.

[08/10/20 - 11:39 AM]
NBC Sports Announces NHL 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Schedule
Beginning tomorrow, August 11, through Monday, August 17, NBC Sports will present at least 30 games, including many weekday afternoon games, totaling more than 10 hours of daily coverage of the Stanley Cup First Round.

[08/10/20 - 11:21 AM]
Video: "Saved by the Bell" - Official Teaser 2 - Peacock
When California governor Zack Morris gets into hot water for closing too many low-income high schools, he proposes they send the affected students to the highest performing schools in the state - including Bayside High.

[08/10/20 - 11:01 AM]
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Starting August 24, Emmy Award-winning, multiplatform host Dan Patrick will be live on Peacock each weekday from 9:00 a.m. to noon ET.

[08/10/20 - 10:51 AM]
Video: "A.P. Bio" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Peacock
Season 3 of "AP Bio" is streaming September 3, only on Peacock.

[08/10/20 - 10:39 AM]
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Nia Long will star in and executive produce the project, which is based off Goldie Taylor's novel of the same name.

[08/10/20 - 10:35 AM]
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ABC Studios and its subsidiary ABC Signature will merge into one studio entitled ABC Signature; Fox 21 Television Studios will be renamed Touchstone Television; and 20th Century Fox Television will become 20th Television.

[08/10/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Find Me in Paris" - Season 3 Trailer (Official) - A Hulu Original
The new season premieres August 21, only on Hulu.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
Award-Winning Director and Producer Ben Hibon to Direct Nickelodeon's Animated Series, "Star Trek: Prodigy"
The CG-animated series, which expands the Star Trek Universe, follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation.