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[06/15/07 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Week of June 11-15
Updates include: "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas to run ABC's "Miss/Guided," Donald Trump brings "Lady or a Tramp" to FOX, MTV renews "Laguna Beach" and "Run's House" plus a host of casting news.

[06/15/07 - 06:15 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 4-10): 'Sopranos' Goes Out on Top
Not so lucky was the premiere of lead-out "John from Cincinnati," which held just 29% of the "Sopranos's" audience.

[06/15/07 - 12:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Lipshitz Saves the World" (NBC)

[06/15/07 - 12:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Chuck" (NBC)

[06/15/07 - 11:02 AM]
William Shatner Is the Fourth Star to Be Eliminated on ABC's "Fast Cars & Superstars" Celebrity Racing Reality Show
ABC details the latest "Fast Cars & Superstars - Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race" elimination.

[06/15/07 - 11:02 AM]
The 41st Annual Cma Awards Will Air Live November 7 on Abc
The CMA Awards nominees and winners are determined by the 6,000 industry professional members of CMA, which was the first trade organization formed to promote an individual genre of music in 1958.

[06/15/07 - 10:59 AM]
ABC.com Is the Top Entertainment TV Site for May
This summer ABC.com will feature full episodes on its broadband player of summer programming including "American Inventor," "Ex-Wives Club," "Fast Cars & Superstars," "Fat March," "National Bingo Night," "Shaq's Big Challenge," "The Next Best Thing" and "Traveler."

[06/15/07 - 09:54 AM]
Ashlee Langas and Ricky Palomino Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/14/07 - 04:30 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef 3 Miami" Returns as No. 1 Food Show on Cable
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 13.

[06/14/07 - 04:29 PM]
Bravo Announces Bravo Media, a Global Company Encompassing Talent Management, Publishing, Merchandising, Digital, Wireless, Fan Experience, Television, Radio and International Divisions
Bravo will expand its current television and digital content offerings under the newly formed title Bravo Media, creating an all-encompassing group of divisions - talent management alliance, publishing, merchandising, Bravo To Go (wireless), Bravo Experience, digital, television, radio, and international.

[06/14/07 - 01:07 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Is Host of "Set for Life," on the ABC Television Network
The network confirms the seven-episode series will premiere on Friday, July 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/14/07 - 12:40 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chornicles" (FOX)

[06/14/07 - 12:40 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Company Man" (FOX)

[06/14/07 - 10:38 AM]
NBC Universal Scores Landmark, Multi-Platform Creative Deal to Produce Separate Versions of Colombian Telenovela 'Sin Tetas No Hay Paraiso' for NBC and Telemundo
The series, dubbed "Without Breasts There Is No Paradise," is based on a best-selling, true-to-life novel by the same name that tells the story of Catalina, "a young woman seduced by a world of easy-money, who agonizes that her figure is a barrier to deliverance from poverty and a pampered life as a drug-trafficker's lover."

[06/14/07 - 10:13 AM]
NBC Universal Re-Names NBC Universal Television Studio as Universal Media Studios
Universal Media Studios is a full-service production company that was established (as NBC Universal Television Studio) when NBC acquired the assets of Universal in May 2004, carrying on the legacy of both NBC Studios and Universal Network Television.

[06/14/07 - 10:13 AM]
FOX Reality Presents Its New Original Series ''The Search for the Next Elvira'' Coming to Life on October 13
The series consists of three, hour-long episodes during which contestants will compete to see if they "can look the part, and present the same wit, poise and courage as the real Elvira in hopes of becoming one of Halloween's most sinful icons."

[06/14/07 - 10:12 AM]
'Diddy' Creates Ultimate All Male Group in MTV's Hit Reality Series "Making the Band 4" Premiering Monday, June 18th at 10pm ET/PT
Mondays on MTV will include the premiere of MTV favorites, "My Super Sweet 16" at 9pm ET/PT and MTV News & Docs powerful documentary series "Engaged & Underage" at 9:30pm ET/PT.

[06/13/07 - 03:09 PM]
NBC's 'Science of Love: A Modern Dating Experiment' Explores What's More Important -- Science Or Instinct -- When Looking for Love in This One-Hour Event Special Airing Monday, June 25
The special will attempt to answer the question: "When it comes to finding true love, can scientific methods be applied or does it come down to simple physical instinct and chemistry?"

[06/13/07 - 01:21 PM]
John Larroquette Joins the Cast of ABC's "Boston Legal"
In addition, Christian Clemenson has been upped to series regular while Tara Summers ("Dirt") also comes on board as a young associate of the Boston offices.

[06/13/07 - 01:19 PM]
Showtime Presents the Television Premiere of the Acclaimed Independent Feature "Open Window"
The film is a "poignant love story about a newly engaged couple, Izzy (Robin Tunney, "Prison Break") and Peter (Joel Edgerton, "Kinky Boots"), who find their cozy world shattered by a random act of violence."

[06/13/07 - 11:09 AM]
The Next British Invasion Begins as 'Victoria Beckham: Coming to America' Premieres as a One-Hour Special Event on NBC Monday, July 16
The special will "delve into Victoria's larger-than-life world and will reveal the woman behind the fashion icon."

[06/13/07 - 10:22 AM]
Spike TV Celebrates Fatherhood with 'True Dads' National Outreach Campaign
The campaign "celebrates and highlights fathers who take an active role in their children's lives, demonstrating that it is both a rewarding and fulfilling experience."

[06/13/07 - 10:20 AM]
NBC and Nissan Announce "Superpower-Ful" Comprehensive Marketing Program for Season Two of Hit Series "Heroes"
The campaign will kick off on the night of the "Heroes" season premiere, which will be exclusively sponsored by Nissan and broadcast with limited commercial interruption.

[06/13/07 - 10:19 AM]
Following One of the Most Anticipated Book Releases of All Time, J.K. Rowling Speaks to NBC's Meredith Vieira in an Exclusive Television Interview Discussing for the First Time the Conclusion of the Harry Potter Series
The interview will air on "Today," Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27 and during a one-hour special of "Dateline," Sunday, July 29.

[06/13/07 - 10:18 AM]
Director Wes Craven to Serve as Guest Judge "On the Lot" Tuesday, June 19, on Fox
Last night, Trever James was eliminated from the competition and the second group of five director finalists each premiered a film that he or she wrote, shot and edited in five days.

[06/13/07 - 10:16 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Rescue Me" (FX, Season Four)

[06/13/07 - 10:16 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Lil' Bush: Resident of the United States" (Comedy Central)

[06/13/07 - 09:59 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Moonlight" (CBS)

[06/13/07 - 09:59 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Babylon Fields" (CBS)

[06/12/07 - 06:09 PM]
Kyle Xy Is Far from Alone, as Viewers Return by the Millions for the Series' Second Season Premiere
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 11.

[06/12/07 - 06:08 PM]
BBC America Acquires the Uk Premiere Motoring Show, Top Gear
Renowned for its super-cars, stunts, time trials, road tests and the sharp wit of its presenters, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, "Top Gear" is more than a motor show, it's an institution on UK television.

[06/12/07 - 06:07 PM]
Home Box Office to Make All 26 of Its Channels Available in High Definition
The rollout will begin later this year, with anticipated completion by the end of second quarter 2008.

[06/12/07 - 04:41 PM]
The CW to Wrap 'Palms' Early, Drops Sunday Encores
The CW is wrapping "Hidden Palms" early as the summer series will now air its swan song on Wednesday, July 4 - two weeks prior than originally planned.

[06/12/07 - 03:32 PM]
Jericho Returns to CBS on July 6
Rebroadcasts of episodes from the first season will air in the Friday, 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT time period for the remainder of the summer.

[06/12/07 - 11:27 AM]
In Pot We Trust to Air July 9th!
The new Showtime feature-length documentary deals with "the controversial subject of medical marijuana as told through the unique lives of five chronically ill patients and the many advocates and opponents that surround this contentious issue."

[06/12/07 - 11:25 AM]
'America's Got Talent' Is #2 for the Week in 18-49 (Tie) and #1 in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/07 - 11:24 AM]
NBC to Broadcast 'Concert for Diana' on Sunday, July 1, 8 P.M. ET/PT
The concert marks what would have been Diana's 46th birthday and will take place at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

[06/12/07 - 11:22 AM]
CBS Wins Its Second Consecutive Summer Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/07 - 11:20 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of June 4, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/12/07 - 09:07 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (ABC)

[06/12/07 - 09:07 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Big Shots" (ABC)

[06/11/07 - 11:16 PM]
Tony Who? Lifetime Television's Hit Drama Series 'Army Wives' Matches Record-Breaking Premiere in Its Second Episode
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 10.

[06/11/07 - 11:14 PM]
Sleuth Launches on Demand
Advanced Cable Communications, Buckeye CableSystem, Choice Cable, Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico, Mediacom Communications and Vista III Media are among those participating.

[06/11/07 - 06:11 PM]
Rome Hartman Appointed to Create Signature Nightly Newscast for the Bbc
In addition to overseeing the nightly newscast, Hartman will advise on and coordinate production of other U.S.-based and U.S.-facing newscasts for BBC AMERICA and BBC World News.

[06/11/07 - 06:10 PM]
TBS and TNT to Hook Viewers with Friday, June 15, Simulcast of Blockbuster Movie Hitch, Starring Will Smith
The presentation will include a chance for one viewer to win a trip for two to New York City through the TBS & Red Lobster "Hitch a Ride to New York" Sweepstakes.

[06/11/07 - 02:03 PM]
Supergirl Flies Into "Smallville" Dc Comics' Superheroine Joins the Cast
The show's seventh season premiere kicks off with the arrival of Supergirl, whose name is Kara, as Clark's (Tom Welling) 19-year-old cousin.

[06/11/07 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Jump Starts the Season with the Premiere of 'The Biggest Loser' September 11 Preceded by Hour-Long 'Where Are They Now?' Special on September 4 Reuniting Favorite 'Loser' Contestants
The series had previously been set to return on August 21.

[06/11/07 - 11:57 AM]
NBC Universal Television Studio Promotes Two Veteran Executives to Head Comedy and Drama Programming Teams
Roth previously served as Vice President, Drama, for NBC Universal Television Studio, while Sanders had been Vice President, Comedy Series.

[06/11/07 - 10:50 AM]
TV Land Reveals the Untold Stories Behind Favorite TV Shows, Music, Movies and More When TV Land Confidential Returns on Wednesday, July 11 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Everybody Loves Raymond," "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Lost" are among the show's featured on "TV Land Confidential's" second season.

[06/11/07 - 10:49 AM]
TV Icons Are Put to Work in TV Land's Back to the Grind Premiering Wednesday, July 18
Erik Estrada, Marla Gibbs, Betty White, Mark Curry, Bea Arthur, Ed Begley Jr. and Jimmie Walker are among those featured in the new reality series.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
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[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
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[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
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