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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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[02/21/20 - 04:01 PM]
ABC to Feature a Night of Viewer-Favorite Episodes with a "Modern Marathon," Wednesday, March 11
Said stunt comes as the series approaches its final episode on Wednesday, April 8.

[02/21/20 - 03:30 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the 2020 Presidential Election, "Super Tuesday: Your Voice Your Vote 2020," on Super Tuesday, March 3
ABC News Live will provide streaming coverage beginning with "ABC News Live Prime" at 7:00 p.m. EST with anchor Linsey Davis.

[02/21/20 - 03:05 PM]
NBC Brings to Life the Funniest and Most Unbelievable Stories You've Never Heard with "True Story," Starring Ed Helms and Randall Park
The six-episode hybrid alternative-scripted series sees everyday Americans sit down with Helms and Park to share their most extraordinary and unbelievably true stories for the first time.

[02/21/20 - 02:40 PM]
AMC Casts Annie Murphy as the Lead in the New Original Genre-Busting Series "Kevin Can F*** Himself" (wt)
Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera comedy, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines and takes the lead in her own life.

[02/21/20 - 02:01 PM]
The "Friends" Cast Set to Reunite for Exclusive HBO Max Special
The unscripted cast reunion special, along with all 236 episodes of the Emmy(R)-winning series, will be available to subscribers at the launch of HBO Max.

[02/21/20 - 01:06 PM]
Netflix Announces New Series "The Chair" Starring and Executive Produced by Golden Globe Winner Sandra Oh and Co-Starring Emmy Award Winner Jay Duplass
The half-hour dramedy centers around the Chair of an English department at a major university.

[02/21/20 - 12:09 PM]
HBO Films' "Bad Education," Starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney Debuts April 25, Exclusively on HBO
Inspired by true events, the film follows Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation's top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values.

[02/21/20 - 12:01 PM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Series Premiere Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV on Sunday, Feb. 16
HGTV further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 16.

[02/21/20 - 10:02 AM]
"The Bachelor"'s Chris Harrison to Serve as Host of "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" with ESPN's Sage Steele to Co-Host
"Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour televised event on Wednesday, March 4 on ABC.

[02/21/20 - 09:54 AM]
Quibi Greenlights Stop-Motion Animation Series "Micro Mayhem" from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and eOne
Inspired by the original viral short created by Towner and John Harvatine IV, the cars set the stage with an immense amount of attitude and personality in this dialogue-free grindhouse action series.

[02/21/20 - 09:32 AM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Shark Tank: Greatest of All Time" Airs Wednesday, Feb. 26
The one-hour special from ABC News reports on the most successful products, unforgettable pitches and clever entrepreneurs to appear over the years.

[02/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
The Risks Associated with Vaping Among Youth Are Presented in a Storyline of the Hit Series "Raven's Home," Premiering Sunday, March 1, on Disney Channel
In the episode "What About Your Friends," Booker's new friends pressure him to try vaping, but he turns them down and warns them about the dangers.

[02/21/20 - 09:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS remains the most-watched network overall.

[02/21/20 - 09:27 AM]
"Yellowstone" Co-Creator Taylor Sheridan Signs Overall Production and Development Deal with ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Brands
Sheridan's deal covers multiple projects across Chris McCarthy's portfolio, including projects for the newly created Entertainment & Youth Studios.

[02/21/20 - 07:59 AM]
Kevin Reilly Realigns Content Acquisitions Team Under Michael Quigley
"Michael and his team have the breadth and depth of experience required in today's competitive marketplace to both land defining content and rewrite our rules for how content will move through all exhibition windows going forward," said Reilly.