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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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[03/31/15 - 10:09 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:08 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:06 AM]
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[03/31/15 - 10:05 AM]
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