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[09/15/08 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 15
Updates include: Trey Farley to host Sci Fi's "Cha$e"; "Nip/Tuck" co-stars enter talks with FX to renegotiate their salaries; and "Shark" creator Ian Biederman books a medical drama at FOX.

[09/15/08 - 03:38 PM]
Versus to Debut Original Series: Sports Soup
The twice weekly, half-hour series will air Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning October 14, at 10 p.m. ET.

[09/15/08 - 03:36 PM]
AMC Garners Most Creative Arts Emmy Awards(R) of Any Basic Cable Network
The cable channel touts its five Creative Arts Emmy wins, Awards, the most for any basic cable network.

[09/15/08 - 03:35 PM]
ABC.com Presents "Road to the 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," Hosted by Chris Harrison
The original online coverage will include daily shows with new segments premiering every day through Monday, September 22.

[09/15/08 - 02:08 PM]
One Tree Hill and the Uso Team Up to Offer Marines and Viewers a Unique Concert Experience, "Usoth," on September 19 in Jacksonville, North Carolina
The live concert will feature performances by Angels & Airwaves, Kate Voegele and Bethany Joy Galeotti.

[09/15/08 - 02:06 PM]
Holy Shmoley! Bravo's 'Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List' Picks Up Its Second Emmy at the 60th Annual Primetime Creative Emmy Awards
"I am promptly delivering my second Emmy to my mother, who is sitting at home in a mumu with a box of wine waiting to salute my dad," said Griffin.

[09/15/08 - 02:01 PM]
Pop Superstar Natasha Bedingfield to Perform on America's #1 Show, 'America's Got Talent', Thursday, September 18
The Grammy-nominated singer will perform her latest single "Angel" during Thursday's results show.

[09/15/08 - 01:57 PM]
David Stone Named Vice President, Development, Buena Vista Productions
Stone will develop programming in all genres of non-scripted programming for primetime, cable and first-run syndication.

[09/15/08 - 11:24 AM]
The Huxtables Find a New Home on TV Land as One of America's Favorite Sitcom Families, "The Cosby Show," Joins the Network
The series joins TV Land's line-up with a week-long marathon of fan favorite episodes beginning Monday, September 22.

[09/15/08 - 11:02 AM]
NBC.com Takes Home Emmy for 'Heroes'
The site was also nominated for its work on "Friday Night Lights," "30 Rock" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

[09/15/08 - 10:07 AM]
Ooh La La!!!! Lifetime Original Movie 'Coco Chanel' Fashions 5.2 Million Viewers and 4.5 Household Rating During September 13 Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/15/08 - 09:28 AM]
Access Hollywood Turns Teenager with Launch of Season 13
The new season features a new contemporary on-air look and several new segments, including "Access Granted, "Hometown Visits" and "Access Search Engine."

[09/15/08 - 09:12 AM]
Kimberly Elise Joins Cuba Gooding JR. in TNT Original Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, a Johnson & Johnson Spotlight Presentation(R) Movie
Elise is set to play the role of Sonya Carson, "a single mother who inspired her son to study and work hard so that he could rise above their inner-city roots, eventually becoming a world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon."

[09/15/08 - 06:56 AM]
Bio Channel Premieres Female Forces
The series, in which "viewers ride shotgun with the female officers from the Naperville, Illinois Police Department," bows Sunday, October 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/08 - 12:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Better Off Ted" (ABC)

[09/15/08 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" Executive Producer James Middleton

[09/13/08 - 06:00 PM]
2008 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Winners
"John Adams" (eight), "Mad Men" (four) and "30 Rock" (three) top the list of winners.

[09/12/08 - 07:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 12
Updates include: Diane Ruggiero quits CBS's "The Ex List"; Hugh Laurie to become one of TV's highest-paid actors of all time; and Katee Sackhoff is set to topline "Lost & Found" for NBC.

[09/12/08 - 04:05 PM]
Sci Fi to Launch "Cha$e," "Estate" in November
The new unscripted series will follow "ECW" and "Ghost Hunters" starting November 11 and 12, respectively.

[09/12/08 - 03:44 PM]
Big Brother 10 and "Flashpoint" Deliver Best Performances of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 11.

[09/12/08 - 03:35 PM]
After Being on the Block Four Times, Jerry Is Evicted from the "Big Brother 10" House
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[09/12/08 - 03:32 PM]
BBC America's New Programs for November
Among the month's highlights: Peter Kosminsky's BAFTA-winning thriller "Britz."

[09/12/08 - 10:03 AM]
TLC Premieres New Series "Over Designed", Hosted by Kenneth Brown, on Saturday, September 20, 2008
In each half-hour episode, "Kenneth will visit one overzealous homeowner who has taken a motif to the extreme."

[09/12/08 - 09:10 AM]
As "Top Model" Builds Week to Week, the CW Takes Second Consecutive Wednesday as the #1 Network with Young Women
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/12/08 - 12:02 AM]
FOX Seals Deal with Chef Gordon Ramsay
The pact includes two more installments of "Hell's Kitchen," another season of "Kitchen Nightmares," a yet-to-be determined special and another series.

[09/12/08 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "The Office" Co-Stars Paul Lieberstein & Amy Ryan

[09/11/08 - 06:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 11
Updates include: 20th halts production on FOX's "Dollhouse"; Evolution Film & Tape looks for "The Real Kids of Orange County" for Bravo; and Antonio Sabato Jr. to find love on VH1.

[09/11/08 - 03:40 PM]
Discovery Channel World Premiere Series Gives Viewers an Inside Look at One of the Toughest Races on Earth
"Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod" premieres Tuesday, October 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/11/08 - 03:31 PM]
Nikeysha Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[09/11/08 - 02:56 PM]
Bravo Designers Dominate on Wednesday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/11/08 - 12:53 PM]
Cybill Shepherd and "Dancing with the Stars'" Mark Ballas to Guest Star on the Season Premiere of "Samantha Who?," October 13 on Abc
The series had originally been set to return on October 6.

[09/11/08 - 12:50 PM]
Fourth Set of Presenters Announced for "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 21, on ABC
Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, David Boreanaz, Wayne Brady, Lauren Conrad, Jimmy Kimmel and Kiefer Sutherland are among the latest additions.

[09/11/08 - 09:53 AM]
VH1 Presents a Slate of All-New Music and Pop Culture Series, Events, Documentaries and Specials for Fall 2008
Launch dates are set for "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew: Season 2," "Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke," "Gotti's Way: Season 2," "Rock Of Love: Charm School," "Scream Queens," and "Real Chance Of Love."

[09/11/08 - 09:52 AM]
Audrina Patridge to Guest-Star on "MadTV" Saturday, September 20, on Fox
In "Audrina Brings the Drama," Patridge "visits the set and within a matter of minutes, turns the MADtv cast members against each other and raises late-night drama to new levels."

[09/11/08 - 09:52 AM]
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards(R) to Be Broadcast in a Three-Hour Ceremony Live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 7 on the CBS Television Network
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment will return as executive producers.

[09/11/08 - 09:51 AM]
90210: Tuesday's #1 Network Show with Young Women the CW: Tuesday's #1 Network with Young Women
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/11/08 - 12:17 AM]
Interview: "Heroes" Creator Tim Kring & Co-Star Zachary Quinto

[09/10/08 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 10
Updates include: Rod Lurie sues Touchstone over "Commander-In-Chief"; Chris Bender and JC Spink ink first-look deal with CBS Paramount Network Television; and Mark Burnett to bring video game "Rock Band" to life at MTV.

[09/10/08 - 04:09 PM]
ABC's Charles Gibson to Interview Governor Sarah Palin Tomorrow, September 11 and Friday, September 12 in Alaska
A special "20/20" - "The Interview: Sarah Palin with Charles Gibson" - will air on Friday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/08 - 04:08 PM]
ABC Turns in Its Strongest Tuesday in 6 Weeks with Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:07 PM]
Kenny Chesney Leads Finalists with Seven Nominations for "The 42nd Annual Cma Awards," Country Music's Biggest Night
The event will be broadcast live from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Wednesday, November 12.

[09/10/08 - 04:06 PM]
Josh Groban to Perform Television's Greatest Theme Songs Live on "The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," September 21 on ABC
"Josh's medley will touch on some of television's most resonant theme songs - including from 'Friends,' 'The Simpsons,' 'The Brady Bunch' and many more," said executive producer Ken Ehrlich.

[09/10/08 - 04:04 PM]
ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" Wraps as TV's No. 1 Scripted Series During Its 11-Week Run in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:03 PM]
Million Dollar Listing Goes Out with a Bang with Fourth Consecutive Week of Record Ratings and Over One Million Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:02 PM]
Bravo Lets America Pick Two Contestants for Season Two of 'Make Me a Supermodel'
The series is scheduled to return in the first quarter of 2009.

[09/10/08 - 04:02 PM]
Fashion Rocks! CBS's Fourth Edition of "Fashion Rocks" Delivers Its Best Ratings in All Key Measures
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/10/08 - 04:00 PM]
Patricia Heaton, Treat Williams and Jimmy Wolk Star in "Front of the Class," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation That Has Begun Production for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
The telefilm is based on the book of the same title by Brad Cohen with Lisa Wysocky.

[09/10/08 - 03:59 PM]
An Emotional Keesha Leaves the "Big Brother 10" House as the 10th Evictee
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[09/10/08 - 03:58 PM]
CMT Crossroads: 38 Special and Trace Adkins to Premiere Saturday, September 27 on CMT
The one-hour episode, airing at 8:00/7:00c, features the hits from both artists.

[09/10/08 - 03:57 PM]
The Cast of "Wizards of Waverly Place" Host "Wiz-Tober," All New Episodes of the Hit Series, Every Sunday Night (8:30 P.M., ET/PT) Through October on Disney Channel
Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin and Jennifer Stone will host "Wiz-tober," a month-long programming event.







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[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
UP Acquires Full Seven-Season Run of Award-Winning, Fan-Favorite Series "Gilmore Girls" Family Network to Begin Airing Episodes in the Fall
UP acquired "Gilmore Girls" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and will begin airing the 153 one-hour episodes of the series in the fall.

[07/30/15 - 12:25 PM]
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The script was written by Jonathan Zeichner, executive director of L.A.'s A Place Called Home (APCH, www.apch.org), a dynamic, non-profit youth center.

[07/30/15 - 12:24 PM]
"Last Hope with Troy Dunn" Starring Real-Life Missing Persons Expert and Author Troy Dunn - Brand-New Up Original Series Exclusively Premieres on Thursday, September 10 at 9 PM EDT
UP's new half-hour, 10-episode series promises a deeper insight into how Dunn rebuilds fractured relationships by finding absent loved ones and bringing them home.

[07/30/15 - 12:23 PM]
Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Dion Johnstone Star in UP's First Original Scripted Drama Series "Ties That Bind"
Created by Sheryl J. Anderson, this 10-episode, hour-long series is set to premiere exclusively on UP on Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
Science Channel Premieres "Secret Space Escapes" on November 10 at 10PM
This all-new series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.

[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime and Yahoo TV Partner to Premiere Special "Road to the Runway" Online
Introducing this season's set of designers with home and closet tours of each contestant and giving a first look into what's in store for the series' 14th season, "Road to the Runway" will air linearly next Thursday, August 6.

[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
July 2015 Is GSN's Most Watched Month Ever in Primetime; Original Programming Reaches Viewership Milestone
GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Premieres Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos's "Racing Extinction" as a Global Television Event on December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
In the groundbreaking documentary, Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award(R)-winning film The Cove assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the world of endangered species trafficking and the race to prevent mass extinction.

[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Expands Scripted Slate with New Original Lionsgate Drama Series "Greenleaf"
The Lionsgate-owned series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

[07/30/15 - 09:59 AM]
"Vice" Special On America's Broken Criminal Justice System to Debut Sept. 27 on HBO
The documentary will also feature President Obama's historic tour earlier this month of Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno in Oklahoma, where he met with inmates and prison officials.

[07/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
This Fall, Discovery Family Channel Is Home to the Best Family Movies, Anywhere
Discovery Family is also the exclusive home for the world premiere of "My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games" (Hasbro Studios) on Saturday, September 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/30/15 - 09:08 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Reunites Grateful Owners with Meaningful Mementos in Heartwarming New Series, "Lost and Found" (wt)
Produced by Leftfield Pictures, the series features the work of "professional finders" who help people do just that.

[07/30/15 - 09:07 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles History's Most Unforgettable Chases and Undercover Operations in "Manhunt: Kill or Capture"
The 10-part first season premieres Wednesday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
American Heroes Channel Takes "One Giant Leap" in New Special Commemorating the Iconic 1969 Apollo 11 Mission
The one-hour special chronicles the tragedies, fears, and pressures of the 1960s space race that led to this historic moment.

[07/30/15 - 09:05 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles the Tycoons Who Made America - And the Backs on Which They Stood to Make Their Millions - In the All-New Series "American Titans"
Rockefeller, Carnegie, Edison, Tesla, Hearst, and Pulitzer: their legacies live down through the ages, emblazoned on museums, universities, banks, charities, and the richest of American real estate.