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[05/20/09 - 10:09 PM]
Kris Allen Is Crowned the "American Idol"
FOX details this season's winner of "American Idol."

[05/20/09 - 04:22 PM]
A First Look: The CW's New Fall Series
The CW has released photos from its three new fall dramas set to be unveiled at its upfront presentation tomorrow.

[05/20/09 - 03:49 PM]
America Is Glued to Deadliest Catch - Number One for Six Straight Weeks
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/20/09 - 02:55 PM]
Nuggets/Lakers Game 1 - ESPN's Most-Viewed Basketball Telecast Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/20/09 - 01:41 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Cbs
Updates include: "Flashpoint" to return; Dee Johnson joins "The Good Wife"; and "Miami Trauma" to recast a lead role.

[05/20/09 - 01:08 PM]
CBS 2009/2010 Preview: Upfront Trailers
Watch trailers for all of CBS's new series!

[05/20/09 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Finishes a Strong No. 2 to FOX on the Final Tuesday of the Season in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

[05/20/09 - 10:05 AM]
CBS Wins the 2008-2009 Television Season in Viewers and Places First in Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the May sweeps period and the season to date.

[05/20/09 - 08:57 AM]
Fans to Get First Look at Summer Blockbusters 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' and 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' During the '2009 MTV Movie Awards'
Plus: actor Shia LaBeouf is also confirmed to present a popcorn statue.

[05/20/09 - 07:03 AM]
Tnt, TBS and TruTV Showcase Upcoming Series and Unveil Impressive Development Slate at 2009 Upfront
The slate includes projects in development from industry giants Steven Spielberg and Steven Bochco and box-office star Kevin James.

[05/20/09 - 06:57 AM]
CBS Announces 2009-2010 Primetime Schedule
It's here: CBS announces its 2009-10 season plans!

[05/19/09 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 19
Updates include: Twentieth Television clears "The Unit's" off-network run on stations covering 56% of the country.

[05/19/09 - 03:34 PM]
The CW Nixes Bubble Series
Comedies "Everybody Hates Chris" and "The Game" as well as dramas "Privileged" and "Reaper" won't be back next season.

[05/19/09 - 02:21 PM]
Animal Planet's 'River Monsters' Hooks Record Viewership to Become Best-Performing Series in Network History
Plus: season two will go into production this summer, with a projected launch date in the spring of 2010.

[05/19/09 - 01:57 PM]
Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures Continues the Hunt for Spirits at Haunted Locations
The new season of the series launches Friday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/19/09 - 12:54 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: ABC & Nbc
Updates include: the "Earl," "Medium" cancellation fallout begins; "Surviving Suburbia" still alive; and ABC eyes additional midseason options.

[05/19/09 - 12:44 PM]
MsNBC's "Lockup" Premieres 12 Brand New Episodes - Starting May 25
In the first six episodes, MSNBC cameras go inside Indiana State Penitentiary, a maximum-security adult prison.

[05/19/09 - 12:43 PM]
Chiller Unveils Programming Slate for June 2009
The month's offerings include U.K. imports "Spine Chillers" and "Strange," both in their original formats.

[05/19/09 - 12:42 PM]
48 Hours Mystery Was the Night's #1 Program in Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 on Saturday, May 16
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 16.

[05/19/09 - 12:40 PM]
CBS Wins Its 11th Consecutive Week in Viewers, the Final Full Week of the 2008-2009 Television Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 11-17.

[05/19/09 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 for the Week in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 11-17.

[05/19/09 - 12:36 PM]
Cbs, CW Set Returning, Freshman Classes
The Eye renews "Cold Case," "NUMB3RS," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Rules of Engagement" and "Gary Unmarried" while The CW orders "Melrose Place," "Vampire Diaries" and "Beautiful Life."

[05/19/09 - 12:10 PM]
ABC 2009/2010 Preview: Upfront Trailers
Watch trailers for all of ABC's new series!

[05/19/09 - 12:09 PM]
CBS and NFL Reach Agreement on Two-Year Extension of Broadcast Rights to the American Football Conference Through 2013-14 Season
The two-year extension agreement runs includes Super Bowl XLVII in the first year of the new agreement.

[05/19/09 - 12:08 PM]
Season Finales Lead CBS to a Demo Win on the Final Monday of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 18.

[05/19/09 - 12:02 PM]
'Biggest Loser' Finale Paces NBC's Primetime Week of May 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 11-17.

[05/19/09 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Television Picks Up Sherri Shepherd Comedy
The program, to be produced in New York by Lifetime Studios, marks the first comedy series ever to be wholly owned by Lifetime.

[05/19/09 - 09:38 AM]
Season Two of the A&E Hit Scripted Drama "The Cleaner" Premieres on Tuesday, June 23 at 10pm ET/PT
Mia Kirshner, Rebecca Gayheart, Shirley Jones, Christine Lahti and Lori Petty are among the guest stars set for the new season.

[05/19/09 - 09:24 AM]
BET Announces New Reality Show Spin Off Frankie & Neffe
The series, due on August 25, chronicles the lives of the mother and sister of R&B singer Keyshia Cole.

[05/19/09 - 09:16 AM]
Oxygen Introduces Nearly 3,000 Lbs of Shaking and Rattling Rolls with 'Dance Your Ass Off: The Weight Is Over' Casting Special Premiering Tuesday, June 16 at 11pm ET/PT
The 10 one-hour episode series launches on Monday, June 29th at 10PM ET/PT with a "plus-sized" 90-minute premiere.

[05/19/09 - 08:40 AM]
Unit Out at Cbs, "House Rules" Staffing
CBS has pulled the plug on its Sunday drama "The Unit."

[05/19/09 - 08:00 AM]
NBC Announces 2009-2010 Primetime Schedule Bolstered by More Original Programming Than Ever Before
It's here: NBC announces its 2009-10 season plans!

[05/19/09 - 07:31 AM]
NBC Renews Popular Action-Comedy 'Chuck' for the 2009-2010 Season with Subway as Major Sponsor
"This innovative partnership is a perfect example of the effectiveness of the NBC Infront," said the network's Ben Silverman.

[05/19/09 - 06:01 AM]
MylifetimE.com to Feature Exclusive Webisodes Highlighting Real-Life Army Homecomings as Network Gears Up for June 7 Premiere of Cable's Top-Rated Women's Drama Series 'Army Wives'
Each tribute was shot on location at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base in Texas and features wives whose husbands have been deployed for 15 months in Iraq.

[05/19/09 - 04:53 AM]
ABC Unveils 2009-10 Primetime Schedule
It's here: ABC announces its 2009-10 season plans!

[05/18/09 - 08:02 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: FOX's Returning Series Descriptions
Timm Sharp in, J.B. Smoove out on "'Til Death"; details about "24's" new season; and various behind-the-scenes changes.

[05/18/09 - 07:56 PM]
Oops: ABC Accidentally Spills New Show Homes
"Flash Forward" is primed for Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c while five new shows are set for Wednesday nights.

[05/18/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 18
Updates include: CBS mulls picking up "Medium" from NBC; Drew Carey inks a first-look deal with CBS Television Studios; and HBO orders a new animated series from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

[05/18/09 - 05:59 PM]
Law & Order Reports for Record Season
NBC is set to announce the 16-episode pickup tomorrow as part of its 2009-10 season schedule announcement.

[05/18/09 - 02:31 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Fox
Updates include: details on "Alive Air"; the fates of "Terminator" and other series; World Series scheduling changes and more!

[05/18/09 - 02:28 PM]
FOX 2009/2010 Preview: Upfront Trailers
Watch trailers for all of FOX's new series!

[05/18/09 - 02:13 PM]
Meredith and We TV Team Up on Cross Media Promotion
Under the agreement, Meredith titles will feature in-book editorial coverage and online promotions of WE tv original series.

[05/18/09 - 02:12 PM]
G4 Presents Hilarious New Series "The International Sexy Ladies Show" Premiering June 7
The show's featured comedians and pop-culture experts include Doug Benson, Steve Byrne, John Caparulo, Mitch Fatel, Jo Koy, Sherrod Small and Alex Zane.

[05/18/09 - 01:33 PM]
The Singing Bee Has Gone Country with All-New Episodes Premiering on Cmt
Melissa Peterman will host the show's cable incarnation, which launches Saturday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/18/09 - 01:03 PM]
TNT's Magic/Celtics Game #7 Is Most Watched Second Round Nba Playoffs Game in Cable History
TNT spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/18/09 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Wins the Final 5 Sundays of the 2008-09 TV Season in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/18/09 - 10:39 AM]
ABC Hosts Annual Block Party at Cma Music Festival in Nashville
The festival will be taped for a summer special, "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," airing Monday, August 31.

[05/18/09 - 10:38 AM]
The Two-Hour Season Finale of "Survivor: Tocantins" Places First in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/18/09 - 10:08 AM]
Samantha Not Making the Cut After All
The series went into the weekend with high hopes to return after producers agreed to slash the show's budget.

[05/18/09 - 09:27 AM]
CBS Confirms Six Newcomers
The Jenna Elfman-led comedy "Accidentally on Purpose" and the reality entry "Undercover Boss" are among the latest pickups.







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[06/18/24 - 10:00 AM]
Max Original Series "Breaking New Ground" Debuts June 27
The six-episode series follows Broadway performer, entrepreneur, and educator Robert Hartwell as he takes on the challenge of transforming a 200-year-old house with a complicated history into a home filled with love.

[06/18/24 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Prime Video and Amazon Freevee Release the Official Trailer for "UNINTERRUPTED's Top Class Tennis," Premiering July 18
All four episodes of the season will be available on premiere day on Prime Video and Amazon Freevee in the U.S., UK, and Germany.

[06/18/24 - 09:03 AM]
"CMA Fest" Unveils Star-Studded Performances for Three-Hour Primetime Concert Special Airing Tuesday, June 25, at 8/7c on ABC
The three-hour concert event features can't-miss collaborations and unforgettable performances that took place during the 51st CMA Fest just days ago in Nashville.

[06/18/24 - 09:01 AM]
Acorn TV's Detective Drama, "Signora Volpe," Returns for Season Two on Monday, July 29
Filmed on location in the picturesque Lazio and Umbria regions in Italy, the three-part series follows disillusioned British spy Sylvia Fox (Emilia Fox) as she finds herself starting a new, quiet life in the Italian countryside, only to have a local case of murder and blackmail lure her back into investigative work.

[06/18/24 - 08:09 AM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Capital One" Draws More Than Two Million Viewers for Second Consecutive Week
ESPN's exclusive coverage of the Boston Red Sox decisive 9-3 victory over their longtime rivals the New York Yankees on June 16 averaged 2,070,000 viewers, peaking with 2,532,000 viewers at 9:15 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.

[06/18/24 - 08:01 AM]
"Masterpiece" Announces "Grantchester" Will Return for Season 10
Stars Robson Green and Rishi Nair will both return as DI Geordie Keating and Reverend Alphy Kottaram, respectively.

[06/18/24 - 07:45 AM]
Reelz to Include Bonus Fourth Hour of "On Patrol: Live" on Saturday, June 29, 2024
New live episodes return with a new season starting Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13.

[06/18/24 - 07:19 AM]
"Dark Side of the 90s" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, July 16th on Vice
In the 90's, shows like Friends, NYPD Blue, SNL and Informercials kept us up all night. Mike Tyson, Andre Agassi and the Spice Girls entertained us while underground raves and strip clubs offered hedonistic escapism, and all of it had a Dark Side.

[06/18/24 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Debuts Trailer for "Lady in the Lake" Starring Natalie Portman and Moses Ingram
"Lady in the Lake" will make its global debut on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes on Friday, July 19, followed by new episodes every Friday through August 23.

[06/18/24 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Peacock Debuts Trailer and Key Art for the New Season of "Hart to Heart"
This season's guests include industry powerhouses Ben Affleck, George Lopez, Cynthia Erivo, Andy Samberg, Judd Apatow and Niecy Nash.

[06/17/24 - 10:08 PM]
Apple Original Films Formula 1 Feature Starring Brad Pitt to Be Released on June 27, 2025
Starring Brad Pitt as a former driver who returns to Formula 1, alongside Damson Idris as his teammate at APXGP, a fictional team on the grid, the feature has been shot during actual Grand Prix weekends as the team competes against the titans of the sport.

[06/17/24 - 05:00 PM]
NBCUniversal Renews "Access Hollywood" and "Access Daily with Mario & Kit" Through 2026
The studio has sold the iconic entertainment news tentpole to NBCUniversal Local's NBC Owned Television Stations, along with leading station groups across the country, for two additional seasons.

[06/17/24 - 12:07 PM]
Phylicia Rashad, Jordan Donica, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Victoria Clark Have Joined the Cast for Season 3 of the HBO Original Series "The Gilded Age"
The network confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[06/17/24 - 10:00 AM]
HBO and NFL Films Announce "Hard Knocks: In Season with the AFC North," An All-New Version of the Decorated Sports Series
New episodes, featuring the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, and Pittsburgh Steelers, will premiere December 3 and on subsequent Tuesdays through the end of the NFL regular season and continue into the NFL playoffs in January 2025.

[06/17/24 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Debuts Trailer for New Crime Drama "Women in Blue" ("Las Azules")
Created by International Emmy Award-winning showrunner and director Fernando Rovzar and Pablo Aramendi, the series will premiere globally with the first two episodes on Wednesday, July 31 on Apple TV+, followed by one episode weekly through September 25.