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[06/16/08 - 05:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 16
Updates include: Janel Moloney and Jodelle Ferland book lead roles on ABC's "Atlas"; Jason Bateman inks a first-look deal with 20th; and Sony signs on to distribute Oprah Winfrey's latest syndicated effort.

[06/16/08 - 03:29 PM]
Battlestar Galactica's Mid-Season Finale Leads Sci Fi to Double-Digit Ratings Gains
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Friday, June 13.

[06/16/08 - 03:27 PM]
Sci Fi's 'Visions for Tomorrow' Announces 'Top Things to Read, Watch, and Do to Save the World' Online Poll Results
"Firefly," "Battlestar Galactica," "The X-Files," "Heroes," "Stargate: SG-1," "Doctor Who" and "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" are among the TV selections.

[06/16/08 - 03:25 PM]
BET's 'Baldwin Hills' Returns with Fresh Faces and New Drama
A teaser will air Tuesday, June 24 after BET AWARDS '08, followed by the official series premiere on Tuesday, July 8.

[06/16/08 - 03:17 PM]
AMC's Original Programming Momentum Continues with Two New Series in Development
"Ice" is a dramatic series about diamond dealers in New York City while "Carter Beats the Devil" is a fictional account of U.S. President Harding's mysterious death.

[06/16/08 - 03:02 PM]
Quick Take for Sunday, June 15, 2008 (Fast National Program and Fast Affiliate Time Period - Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.

[06/16/08 - 02:02 PM]
Emeril Lagasse Shares Philosophy for Fresh Foods with New Series, Emeril Green
The new Planet Green series will air Monday through Thursday at 8 and 8:30 PM (ET/PT) beginning Monday, July 14.

[06/16/08 - 01:58 PM]
William Hurt Joins the Cast of Damamges
Plus: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne and Tate Donovan will all return for season two.

[06/16/08 - 01:26 PM]
Lifetime Television's "Army Wives" Marches to Another Record - and the Season Is Only Two Weeks Old!
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.

[06/16/08 - 01:25 PM]
D.B. Sweeney, Nick Tarabay and Michael Fairman Join Ensemble Cast of Starz Entertainment and Lionsgate's Co-Production of Original Series "Crash"
Sweeney plays Peter Emory, "a successful pre-bust real estate developer, living in Brentwood with Christine (Clare Carey), his frustrated wife, and their teenage daughter."

[06/16/08 - 01:05 PM]
Rocky Carroll Joins the Cast of Ncis
His character, NCIS Director Leon Vance, has been upped to series regular.

[06/16/08 - 01:04 PM]
Jamie Kennedy Joins the Cast of "Ghost Whisperer" as a Series Regular
He'll play Eli, "a graduate student in psychology at the local university who forms a bond with Melinda (Jennifer Love Hewitt)."

[06/16/08 - 01:03 PM]
Primetime U.S. Open Earns Best Sunday Overnight in Six Years and Third Best in Open History
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.

[06/16/08 - 01:03 PM]
The 62nd Annual Tony Awards Posts 5% Increase in Households and Holds Even in Viewers and Adults 25-54 Versus Last Year's Broadcast
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.

[06/16/08 - 11:15 AM]
ABC Announces Expanded Prize Package for Winner of "High School Musical: Get in the Picture"
Plus: Look for a five-minute "sneak peek" of the series during ABC's broadcast of "Camp Rock" on Saturday, June 21.

[06/16/08 - 11:14 AM]
Corie Henson Named Vice President, Alternative Series and Specials, ABC Entertainment
In her new position, Henson will develop alternative series as well as oversee current production and specials for ABC Entertainment.

[06/16/08 - 09:58 AM]
'Living Proof,' Lifetime Television's Marquee Original Movie Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, JR. Adds Star-Studded Lineup to Cast
Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Swoosie Kurtz, Bernadette Peters, Jennifer Coolidge, Regina King, Tammy Blanchard, John Benjamin Hickey, Paula Cale and Trudie Styler are sign onto the telefilm, due in October.

[06/16/08 - 08:51 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef: The Tour" Embarks on 20-City Promotional Tour Beginning SaT., June 21, 2008
In each city, select "Top Chef" chef'testants will host four live interactive shows, three for fans in attendance and one private show for cable affiliate partners over one or two days.

[06/16/08 - 08:07 AM]
NBC's 'Top Gear' Buckles Up Its Hosts for High-Octane Pilot from BBC Worldwide America Based on International Hit Franchise
Adam Carolla, Tanner Foust and Eric Stromer are tapped for the U.K. import.

[06/16/08 - 12:23 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Weeds" (Showtime, Season Four)

[06/16/08 - 12:23 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" (Showtime)

[06/16/08 - 12:21 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Middleman, The" (ABC Family)

[06/13/08 - 10:00 PM]
CMT's "Can You Duet" Announces Winners of the Search for Country's Next Great Duo
CMT details the winners of "Can You Duet."

[06/13/08 - 05:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 13
Updates include: Aziz Ansari the first to board NBC's "The Office" spin-off; John Wells to visit the "LAPD" after "ER"; and behind-the-scenes struggles hit FOX's "Sit Down, Shut Up."

[06/13/08 - 04:11 PM]
London Calling for "Bones"
Cast and producers from "Bones" have crossed the pond to shoot in London this month, the first time the series has shot at an international location or outside Southern California.

[06/13/08 - 04:07 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Outnumbered" (FOX)

[06/13/08 - 04:07 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "More Things Change, The" (ABC)

[06/13/08 - 03:36 PM]
Bravo's First Ever Awards Show "The A-List Awards" Delivers Over One Million Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, June 12.

[06/13/08 - 03:04 PM]
'Celebrity Circus' Turns Up the Heat as Christopher Knight Lights Himself on Fire in Exciting Week Two of NBC Summer Reality Sensation June 18 (9:30-11 P.m Et)
Plus: NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 11.

[06/13/08 - 03:03 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, June 12, 2008 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 12.

[06/13/08 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Moves Premiere of 'Celebrity Family Feud' Up One Week to Tuesday, June 24 (8-9 PM Et)
The opener will showcase the families of Ice T, Joan Rivers, Raven-Symone and Wayne Newton.

[06/13/08 - 02:34 PM]
Classic Cars and Timeless Episodes in the U.S. Premiere of Top Gear's Sixth Season
The network had previously aired only seasons 8-10.

[06/13/08 - 02:32 PM]
BBC America's Not Going Out Returns Only Two Weeks After Season One Finale
Look for season two on Tuesday, July 8, 8:40 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/12/08 - 10:00 PM]
Rayven Armijo and Jamie Bayard Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/12/08 - 05:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 12
Updates include: "Dirty Sexy Money" creator Craig Wright inks deal with ABC Studios; plus Will McCormack and Eric Christian Olsen land arcs on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters."

[06/12/08 - 03:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Spaced" (FOX)

[06/12/08 - 03:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Kings" (NBC, Script)

[06/12/08 - 03:13 PM]
She's Got the Look Continues to Build Momentum, Scoring Double Digit Gains Across Key Demos Over Last Week's Premiere
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 11.

[06/12/08 - 02:57 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Finale Is Most Watched Cable Telecast of the Day in A18-49
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 10 and Wednesday, June 11.

[06/12/08 - 02:00 PM]
A&E Premieres 'Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal'
Medium Chip Coffey and renowned psychologist and Columbia University professor Dr. Lisa Miller star in the series, which premieres Monday, June 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/12/08 - 01:42 PM]
Project Runway Returns on Bravo WeD., July 16 at a New Time - 9 PM ET/PT
Heidi Klum, Michael Kors, Nina Garcia and Tim Gunn will all return for the show's Bravo swan song.

[06/12/08 - 01:14 PM]
CityTV Announces Fall 2008 - 2009 Programming Schedule
The Canadian broadcaster notes VH1's "Rock of Love" will be back for season three while apparently FOX's "Outnumbered" and The CW's "F.A.T. City" are a go for midseason.

[06/12/08 - 10:15 AM]
Brad Garrett Looks for Love Online
Sony Pictures Television is behind the online series, which will premiere this fall on Crackle.com, YouTube, AOL Video, Hulu and other portals.

[06/12/08 - 12:03 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "My Boys" (TBS, Season Two)

[06/12/08 - 12:03 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bill Engvall Show, The" (TBS, Season Two)

[06/11/08 - 11:10 PM]
Live at the "Battlestar Galactica" Midseason Finale Premiere

[06/11/08 - 05:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 11
Updates include: Sarah Paulson named the female lead on ABC's "Cupid" revival; Sharon Lawrence visits ABC's "Motor City"; and Seth Green is set to stop by NBC's "My Name Is Earl."

[06/11/08 - 04:36 PM]
Trace Adkins Performs His Multi-Week Number One Hit "You'Re Gonna Miss This" with the "Nashville Star" Contestants in Week Two of the Competition Monday, June 16
Plus: NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/11/08 - 04:35 PM]
NBC's Life: Season One Arrives on DVD September 2, 2008 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Among the set's extras: deleted scenes, audio commentary and a gag reel.

[06/11/08 - 04:33 PM]
The Office: Season Four Arrives on DVD September 2, 2008 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Extras include deleted scenes, a gag reel, outtakes and commentaries with the cast and crew.







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[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/24/16 - 06:02 AM]
Bravo Media Announces the Return of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Premiering Sunday, July 10 at 8PM ET/PT
Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are joined by new Housewives, Dolores Catania and Siggy Flicker, along with the return of a true Jersey veteran, Jacqueline Laurita.

[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.