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[03/11/09 - 09:01 PM]
Jasmine Murray and Jorge Nuñez Are Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[03/11/09 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 11
Updates include: Tyler Labine, Ashley Jensen and Minka Kelly all book pilots; Drake Bell to topline CBS's "The Fish Tank"; and NBC to take the "Great American Road Trip" this summer.

[03/11/09 - 03:37 PM]
Bad Girls Club Powers Oxygen to the Top Spot for W18-34 at 10pm
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 10.

[03/11/09 - 02:29 PM]
Sassier, Snippier and More Cutthroat! See Which Groomer Will Outshave, Outclip and Outdo the Rest When Animal Planet Returns with a Second Round of Hit Reality Series Groomer Has It
The new season rolls out Saturday, April 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/11/09 - 12:15 PM]
48 Hours Mystery Scores Its Best Delivery in Viewers and Adults 25-54 Since November 4, 2006
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, March 7.

[03/11/09 - 12:06 PM]
FOX Goes "Mental" This Summer
Chris Vance and Annabella Sciorra star in the drama, about "a dynamic, young psychiatrist who becomes Director of Mental Health Services at a Los Angeles hospital."

[03/11/09 - 11:36 AM]
Bravo Announces Maybelline New York as Multi-Platform Sponsor for Season Two of "Make Me a Supermodel"
Plus: Bravo Digital Media has also launched in-show live voting, where viewers will vote weekly for who they think Bravo can make into a supermodel.

[03/11/09 - 10:29 AM]
Ion Media Networks Creates Integrated Multichannel and Broadcast Distribution Organization
John Lawson will oversee the distribution relations team, taking over for the departing Steve Friedman.

[03/11/09 - 10:26 AM]
Oxygen Media Names Bryan Hale Vice President of Original Programming and Development
Hale previously served as Vice President of Development, West Coast for True Entertainment in Los Angeles.

[03/11/09 - 09:14 AM]
VH1 Acquires 'Anvil! the Story of Anvil'
The film follows Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner and their band, Anvil, which released one of the heaviest albums in metal history, 1982's Metal on Metal.

[03/11/09 - 12:10 AM]
Interview: "Lie to Me" Co-Stars Tim Roth & Kelli Williams

[03/11/09 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "The Chopping Block" Host Marco Pierre

[03/10/09 - 06:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 10
Updates include: Melissa Leo joins HBO's "Treme"; Rebecca Romijn tapped for a lead role on ABC's "Eastwick"; and Deanne Dunagan to play mom on "The Big D" for CBS.

[03/10/09 - 12:59 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Bound by a Secret" Ranks as #1 Cable Movie of the Day and #2 of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 7.

[03/10/09 - 12:58 PM]
Lance Smith to Host Season Two of CMT's Hit Series 'Can You Duet'
Host of CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN, Smith joined CMT as the network's first VJ in 2001.

[03/10/09 - 12:57 PM]
Animal Planet's Groomer of the Year, Artist Knox, Takes on the Glamour and Glitter of Hollywood to Become the Beverly Hills Groomer
The "Groomer Has It" spin-off premieres Saturday, May 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/10/09 - 12:27 PM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Top 15 TV Shows in Adults 18-49 and 3 of the Top 10 Most Watched
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 2-8.

[03/10/09 - 12:26 PM]
ABC's Premiere Monday Lineup of "Dwts" and "Castle" Dominates
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 9.

[03/10/09 - 12:23 PM]
CBS Places First in Viewers for the 18th Time in 24 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 2-8.

[03/10/09 - 12:19 PM]
'The Office,' '30 Rock' and 'Biggest Loser' Lead NBC's Primetime Week of March 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 2-8.

[03/10/09 - 10:01 AM]
Playstation(R)network's Video Delivery Service Partners with NBC Universal to Offer Lineup of Hit Movies and Television Shows
The initial lineup will include such shows as NBC's "The Office," "Heroes" and "30 Rock," as well as SCI FI's "Battlestar Galactica" and "Eureka."

[03/10/09 - 09:16 AM]
VH1 and History(Tm) Unite to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock with an Original Documentary Event 'Woodstock: 40 Years Later' (Working Title) Premiering on VH1 and History in August
The two-hour documentary will be simulcast on VH1, History and VH1 Classic.

[03/10/09 - 06:01 AM]
Share Your Best-Kept Design Secrets with HGTV Designer Kim Myles for Chance to Be Featured in New Online Video Series on HGTV.com
Plus: the third season of "Myles of Style" kicks off Thursday, March 19 at 8:30/7:30c.

[03/10/09 - 12:17 AM]
Interview: "Wcg Ultimate Gamer" Hosts Hannah Simone & Joel Gourdin

[03/09/09 - 10:03 PM]
ABC Announced Two New Celebrity Contestants Live on "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, March 9
"The Bachelor's" Melissa Rycroft and "The Girls Next Door's" Holly Madison took over for "fallen stars" Nancy O'Dell and Jewel.

[03/09/09 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 9
Updates include: Ashlee Simpson-Wentz reports to The CW's "Melrose Place"; A&E orders "Runaway Squad" to series; and the latest wave of casting news.

[03/09/09 - 02:41 PM]
Sundance Channel to Launch Season 3 of the Green with Multiplatform Initiative Dedicated to Eco Programming
Upcoming debuts include "Eco Trip: The Real Cost of Living," "Carbon Cops," "The Lazy Environmentalist" and "Is Your House Killing You?"

[03/09/09 - 02:25 PM]
Michael J. FOX Returns to ABC to Explore Optimism and Hope on the ABC Special, "Michael J. FOX: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist," Airing Thursday, May 7
"For everything this disease has taken, something with greater value has been given," Fox says.

[03/09/09 - 02:22 PM]
New Lovers, New Lies, and Old Secrets on BBC America
The second season of "Mistresses" will premiere Friday, April 3, one week after its freshman run concludes.

[03/09/09 - 12:54 PM]
Soapnet Announces a New Special, an Acquisition, Movie Packages and Development Slate
"Holidate," "Mother/Daughter Project," "Julia's Tango" and "Santa Monica" are among the cable channel's projects in the works.

[03/09/09 - 11:31 AM]
'The Ultimate Fighter: United States VS. United Kingdom,' Premieres April 1
UFC stars Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson will host the new season.

[03/09/09 - 11:25 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 8.

[03/09/09 - 11:24 AM]
Devils Due Publishing & CBS Consumer Products Give New Life to Fan-Favorite TV Series Jericho with New Comic Book Series
The comic book series will pick up where the television program left off, answering many questions for its passionate fans.

[03/09/09 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Stands as Sunday's No. 1 Net for the 4th Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 8.

[03/09/09 - 08:51 AM]
Sound the Sirens! Comedy Central's(R) "Reno 911!" Returns for a Sixth Season with Two New Cast Members Premiering Wednesday, April 1 at 10:30 P.M.
Guest stars this season include Carmen Electra, George Lopez, Patton Oswalt, Nick Swardson, Rachael Harris, Aziz Ansari, Matt Besser, Rob Huebel, Jay Johnston, AD Miles, Scott Thompson and Matt Walsh.

[03/09/09 - 08:38 AM]
Everyone's Favorite Southern Gals Are Coming Back and Joined by a New Housewife on the Second Season of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Kandi Burruss will join the cast for the new season, which is currently in production.

[03/09/09 - 08:26 AM]
Animal Planet Announces Search for 2009 Hero of the Year
The winner will be recognized on-air and will receive a trip for two to a destination that supports their animal welfare passion.

[03/09/09 - 08:06 AM]
USA Network Announces Character Project, an Artistic Initiative to Celebrate the Changing Face of America Today
The project is "an ongoing artistic initiative to celebrate the extraordinary people, from all walks of life, who make this country unique."

[03/09/09 - 06:17 AM]
Sheila E. Named the Season Three Winner of CMT's "Gone Country"
The winning single, produced by John Rich, will go out via the CMT Radio Network on Monday, March 9.

[03/09/09 - 06:01 AM]
TLC Makes Room at the Table for the Hayes Family
The new series TABLE FOR 12 premieres Monday, March 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/09/09 - 12:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "V" (ABC, Script)

[03/09/09 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "Dancing with the Stars" Host Tom Bergeron

[03/06/09 - 06:39 PM]
More Shows In/Out at Discovery Networks; Spike to Wrap "Cowboy" on Wednesdays
Among the changes: Discovery Channel's "The Detonators" and Animal Planet's "Dark Days in Monkey City" have both been given the hook.

[03/06/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 6
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels "Chocolate News"; ABC adds "Pulling" to comedy pilot roster; and a huge wave of casting news.

[03/06/09 - 06:29 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Caprica" (Sci Fi)

[03/06/09 - 10:36 AM]
Csi, Featuring Guest Star Taylor Swift, Delivers Nearly 21 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[03/06/09 - 10:14 AM]
Daniel Tosh Is Taking on the World Wide Web; Comedy Central(R) Greenlights 'TosH.0'
"Tosh.0" is slated to begin production immediately and is scheduled to premiere in June.

[03/06/09 - 08:16 AM]
Animal Planet Follows the Wildlife of America's Most Extraordinary Wilderness in Breathtaking New Documentary Yellowstone: Battle for Life
The documentary premieres Sunday, March 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/06/09 - 07:48 AM]
A&E Network Presents the New Unscripted Series "Tattoo Highway" Following Renowned Artist Thomas Pendelton as He Takes His Tattoo Parlor on the Road Premiering This Spring
The 13-episode, half-hour series will premiere this spring.

[03/06/09 - 12:17 AM]
Interview: "Breaking Bad" Creator Vince Gilligan







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[12/10/19 - 09:00 AM]
Literary Giants Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman Sign Overall Production Agreement with CBS Television Studios
Chabon is currently attached to "Star Trek: Picard" as executive producer and will remain with the series until he transitions full-time to showrunner of "Kavalier and Clay" sometime next year.

[12/10/19 - 08:20 AM]
Bravo Media Renews Emmy(TM) Award-Nominated "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Through 2021
"I keep waiting to stop having fun - or run out of guests, stories or booze; but the party rolls on and I couldn't be more excited!" said Cohen.

[12/10/19 - 08:16 AM]
Multiplatinum Selling Artists Sheryl Crow and Usher to Perform Live From the Allstate(R) Fan Fest in New Orleans During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020"
As previously announced, Billy Porter will host the Central Time Zone celebration from New Orleans, providing viewers with exclusive performances and interviews leading up to the countdown, plus stunning fleur-de-lis drop at midnight to ring in the New Year.

[12/10/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Top Spots
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/10/19 - 07:33 AM]
NBC Drops Digital Exclusive Series "New Amsterdam: Day 1," The Origin Story of Dr. Goodwin's 'How Can I Help? Mantra
Meet the other doctors and staff through these short vignettes and uncover the hopes and struggles of our soon-to-be Dam Fam while also getting a front row seat on how a life can change in a split second and when least expected.

[12/09/19 - 03:01 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Welcomes the Director and Cast of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" During a Prime-Time Special: "Jimmy Kimmel Live After Darth: A Star Wars Special," Airing Monday, Dec. 16
The special will feature director J.J. Abrams and cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Kelly Marie Tran and Keri Russell.

[12/09/19 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Brand-New Animated Series, "It's Pony," Saturday, Jan. 18
The 20-episode series follows the comedic adventures of Annie and her best friend, who just so happens to be an enthusiastic, unpredictable, and carefree pony.

[12/09/19 - 10:05 AM]
AMC's "Ride with Norman Reedus" Revs Up for a Fifth Season
The renewal for season five, which begins production on six episodes in early 2020, comes ahead of the show's season four debut on Sunday, March 8.

[12/09/19 - 09:14 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits the Legendary Event That Triggered the Birth of Tabloid Headlines in "Battle of Little Big Horn"
The special premieres Monday, January 13 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[12/09/19 - 09:02 AM]
Comedian/Writer Adam Conover Tapped to Host Nickelodeon's New Family Game Show, "The Crystal Maze," Premiering Friday, Jan. 24, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series will feature Conover as the Maze Master, charged with guiding one family team through physical and mental challenges set within an elaborate labyrinth of four giant and immersive themed zones: Aztec, Eastern, Futuristic and Industrial.

[12/09/19 - 09:00 AM]
New Comedy Series "Avenue 5" Debuts January 19
The HBO series stars Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark, the confident and suave captain of "Avenue 5," a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes.

[12/09/19 - 08:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/09/19 - 08:00 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers" an All-New Stand-Up Series Premieres Friday, January 10 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The series features "the best of the new best" comedians, with every episode spotlighting three performers.

[12/09/19 - 06:31 AM]
YouTube Originals Starts Production Today on "Creators for Change with Michelle Obama: Girls' Education" in Vietnam
The series is set to premiere in March 2020 on YouTube.

[12/09/19 - 05:23 AM]
The 77th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
"Chernobyl," "The Crown" and "Unbelievable" lead all TV programs with four nominations each.