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[04/08/09 - 10:01 PM]
Scott Macintyre Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/08/09 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 8
Updates include: FOX orders "Someone's Gotta Go"; "Dollhouse" episodes to premiere on DVD; and Leah Remini joins ABC's "Don't Try This at Home."

[04/08/09 - 05:59 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Parks & Recreation" (NBC)

[04/08/09 - 03:14 PM]
Legendary Medical Drama "Er" to Receive the Icon Award at the "2009 TV Land Awards" on Sunday, April 19th
Alex Kingston, Anthony Edwards, Linda Cardellini, Ellen Crawford, Laura Innes , Kellie Martin, Mekhi Phifer, Parminder Nagra, Shane West and Yvette Freeman will accept the honor.

[04/08/09 - 02:49 PM]
Bravo's Real Housewives Franchise Continues Record Breaking Ratings Success
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 7.

[04/08/09 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Announces Its Summer Schedule
"The Superstars," "I Survived A Japanese Game Show" and "Dating in the Dark" are among the latest additions.

[04/08/09 - 12:44 PM]
Streisand: Live in Concert, an All-Access Pass to One of Barbra's Most Memorable Concerts, Airing Saturday, April 25, on Cbs
This special broadcast celebrates the DVD release of "Streisand: The Concerts" on Tuesday, April 28.

[04/08/09 - 11:03 AM]
May Is Massive on Fox
FOX details its May sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[04/08/09 - 09:48 AM]
Comedy Central(R) to Roast Comedic Icon Joan Rivers
"I'm thrilled to be doing this for COMEDY CENTRAL. The last time I was Roasted I was half of a two-for-one special: Joan of Arc and me," said Rivers.

[04/08/09 - 09:04 AM]
Allison Scagliotti Cast in Sci Fi's 'Warehouse 13'
She joins the previously announced cast members Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek and CCH Pounder.

[04/08/09 - 08:37 AM]
The Miniseries Event of the Summer Begins May 30 as Lifetime Debuts Maneater, Based on Gigi Levangie Grazer's New York Times #1 Best-Selling Book
The cable channel confirms our previous report about the Sarah Chalke-led mini-series.

[04/08/09 - 12:11 AM]
Interview: "The Unusuals" Creator Noah Hawley

[04/07/09 - 10:34 PM]
Bravo to Enroll in "Ny Prep" This Summer
The series, which is being likened to a real life "Gossip Girl," will premiere Tuesday, June 16.

[04/07/09 - 10:33 PM]
A&E Renews "Crime 360," "Intervention"
"360" will kick off its sophomore run on Thursday, May 21 at 10:00/9:00c while "Intervention" is due back on Monday, May 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/09 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 7
Updates include: CCH Pounder to play mom on FOX's "Brothers"; Elizabeth Regen joins Sherri Shepherd at Lifetime; and Elizabeth Ho joins "Charlotte Payne" at NBC.

[04/07/09 - 01:38 PM]
ABC Family's "Lincoln Heights" Joins Forces with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Inspire Social Activism in Communities Across the Country
The series begins its fourth season on Tuesday, August 4 at 9:00/8:00c with 10 all-new episodes.

[04/07/09 - 01:37 PM]
ABC Family Announces Upcoming Programming Slate
Newcomers include "Make It or Break It" (June 22), "10 Things I Hate About You" (July 7) and "Ruby & the Rockits" (July 21).

[04/07/09 - 12:54 PM]
MTV's Made Takes Over Your Weekends with Four New Episodes Airing on Saturday, April 11th and Saturday, April 18th from 12pm - 2pm ET/PT
Rock Star, Punk Rocker, Solo Cheerleader and Rapper are among the latest transformations.

[04/07/09 - 12:53 PM]
Life After People: The Series Premieres Tuesday, April 21 at 10pm ET on History(Tm)
The 10-episode series will reveal "the fate of the complex structures we've built, the creatures that take our place and the history we leave behind."

[04/07/09 - 12:52 PM]
Original Movies Continue to Deliver Solid Demo Rankings
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, April 4.

[04/07/09 - 12:52 PM]
'Battlestar Galactica' Finale Scores Best Performance in Over Four Years with New Live + 7 Data
Sci Fi further spins the numbers for Friday, March 20.

[04/07/09 - 12:51 PM]
USA Kicks Off 2q09 with Huge Margins of Victory
USA spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/07/09 - 12:50 PM]
The CW Scores Its Best Weekly Performance Since NoV. 08
The CW spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/07/09 - 12:48 PM]
Fixin' Families Week on CMT Brings New Episodes of "Nanny 911" and "World's Strictest Parents" on Saturday, April 18
New episodes will debut each week at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c, respectively.

[04/07/09 - 12:45 PM]
Animal Planet's River Monsters Reels in Best Series Debut in Network History
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, April 5.

[04/07/09 - 12:40 PM]
ABC Places 2 Shows in TV's Top 10 in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/07/09 - 12:09 PM]
Lifetime Television and New Vaseline Aloe Fresh Partner for Unprecedented and Exclusive Promotional Campaign in Support of All-New Miniseries
"Maneater," starring Sarah Chalke, premieres Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31.

[04/07/09 - 12:05 PM]
'Er' Final Episode Is the #1 Scripted Program of the Week in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/07/09 - 11:06 AM]
The Murder of a Marine Sends Gibbs and Mcgee to Los Angeles for a Joint Investigation with the Ncis Office of Special Projects (Osp), in Part One of a Special Two-Part "Ncis," Tuesday, April 28
The Eye confirms casting and character names for the proposed "NCIS" spin-off.

[04/07/09 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Banishes "Kings" to Saturday Nights
Two-hour editions of "Dateline NBC" and "The Celebrity Apprentice" will take over Sunday nights effective immediately.

[04/07/09 - 11:03 AM]
Casting Set for Riverworld and the Phantom Two Sci Fi Channel Four-Hour Back-Door Movie Pilots from Rhi Entertainment
Tahmoh Penikett and Laura Vandervoort will topline "Riverworld" while Ryan Carnes is set as the title role in "The Phantom."

[04/07/09 - 11:01 AM]
Cook Yourself Thin with Lifetime Television as All-New Culinary Series Teaches Viewers How to Prepare Skinny Alternatives to Their Favorite Foods
The 20-episode, half-hour series premieres with back-to-back episodes on Monday, May 4 at 5:00 and 5:30 pm (ET/PT).

[04/07/09 - 10:55 AM]
Specials, Sports and Series Lead CBS to Its Fifth Consecutive Win in Viewers and 22nd in 28 Weeks This Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/07/09 - 09:23 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Output Deal for Stand-Up Specials and Dvds with Levity Entertainment Group
The deal includes six stand-up specials from Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete Correale.

[04/07/09 - 08:50 AM]
TV Land Orders Third Season of Hit Franchise "High School Reunion"
The news marks the sixth season overall of the franchise.

[04/07/09 - 08:47 AM]
Worldwide Biggies Brings Popular Web Series "Mocap, Llc" to Television on Spike TV
Originally set for a January launch, the series will now roll out on Friday, April 24 (12:00-12:30am ET/PT).

[04/07/09 - 08:19 AM]
Bravo Dishes Premiere of "Top Chef Masters" Wednesday, June 10 at 10 Pm
The series will also showcase chef'testant fan favorites as well as appearances by "Top Chef's" Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi and Gail Simmons.

[04/07/09 - 07:50 AM]
Ion Television Breaks Network Viewership Records in First Quarter 2009
ION spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2009.

[04/07/09 - 07:49 AM]
What Will the Next Food Network Star Cook Up This Season?
Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, Ina Garten and many more will stop by the new season, due on Sunday, June 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/09 - 07:43 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Rescue Me: Season Five" (FX)

[04/07/09 - 07:12 AM]
Samuel L. Jackson to Host the 2009 Espys
The 17th annual ceremony will air Sunday, July 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/09 - 06:01 AM]
'Charm School' Is Back in Session with New Head Mistress Ricki Lake
The new season, featuring the women of "Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels" and "Real Chance of Love," will premiere Monday, May 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/07/09 - 12:01 AM]
In Memoriam - "House" Character DR. Lawrence Kutner Dies
The network has launched a special online memorial to give viewers an opportunity to remember the character.

[04/06/09 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 6
Updates include: Laura Leighton to visit The CW's "Melrose Place"; "Reaper" creators head to 20th Century Fox Television; and Mara Brock Akil to pitch an hourlong version of "The Game."

[04/06/09 - 02:06 PM]
FOX Reality Channel and Glassman Media Set Out to Find a Perfect Match for Internet Sensation Cindy Margolis
Casting on "The Cindy Margolis Dating Project" begins today.

[04/06/09 - 01:53 PM]
Sci Fi's Sanctuary Begins Production on Season 2
Plus: Agam Darshi will join the cast as Kate Freelander, "a swindler, con artist and thief who finds herself in an uneasy alliance with Dr. Magnus."

[04/06/09 - 12:51 PM]
The CW Announces Two Reality Series Premieres for Summer 2009
HITCHED OR DITCHED premieres Tuesday, May 26 while BLONDE CHARITY MAFIA will roll out Tuesday, July 7.

[04/06/09 - 12:38 PM]
Planet Green Announces Fan Favorite Returning Series Premiering in Second Quarter
The new season openers headline the network's special Earth Day celebration "Turn Back the Temp: The Coolest Week on TV" beginning April 19-25.

[04/06/09 - 12:36 PM]
John Schneider and Emmy(R) Nominee Roma Downey Star in 'Come Dance at My Wedding,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering June 6
Brooke Nevin and Christopher Jacot also star in the project, formerly known as "The Wedding Dance."

[04/06/09 - 12:35 PM]
The "44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Dominates Sunday
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 5.







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[10/22/18 - 02:23 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 01:40 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 01:32 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 01:30 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 01:05 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/22/18 - 10:24 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces New Four-Part Series "Inside North Korea's Dynasty"
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[10/22/18 - 09:02 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 08:31 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Sunday, Another NFL Win for NBC
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[10/22/18 - 08:16 AM]
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The series will feature guest voice appearances by top celebrity chefs and culinary experts: Richard Blais, Alton Brown, Carla Hall, Padma Lakshmi, Giada De Laurentiis and Rachael Ray.

[10/22/18 - 07:34 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 07:21 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 07:09 AM]
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[10/22/18 - 07:03 AM]
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