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[05/22/09 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: May 20-22
Updates include: Chris Diamantopoulos joins FOX's "24"; while Daniel Sackheim reports to FOX's "Lie to Me."

[05/22/09 - 05:38 PM]
Interview: "Obsessed" Executive Producer Troy Searer

[05/22/09 - 02:24 PM]
Oxygen Marks the 100th Episode of 'Snapped' Returning Thursday, June 4 at 10pm ET/PT Featuring Susan Grund from Peru, Indiana
Now each installment will offer "more gritty details, additional interviews and further insight into the minds of the women who snapped."

[05/22/09 - 11:58 AM]
Prep & Landing -- ABC's First TV Special Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios
Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke and Derek Richardson will voice the half-hour holiday special, due next season.

[05/22/09 - 11:25 AM]
Soapnet's Original Series "Southern Belles: Louisville" Sets Records in Debut
SOAPnet spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/09 - 09:23 AM]
'2009 MTV Movie Awards' Honors Ben Stiller with 'MTV Generation Award'
"I am honored to be getting the 'Generation Award,'" said Stiller. "I was given my first show at MTV, and also cancelled for the first time. I also was secretly having an affair with JJ Jackson, so it brings back pleasant memories."

[05/22/09 - 07:49 AM]
Bob Greene, America's Personal Trainer, Brings His Secrets of Healthy Living to Discovery Health
I'M FAT AGAIN: A BEST LIFE SPECIAL, a one-hour special, premieres Thursday, May 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/21/09 - 04:49 PM]
FOX Rocks Itunes Charts
Topping both the iTunes Songs and Ringtones chart is the cast of GLEE's performance of "Don't Stop Believin'."

[05/21/09 - 03:28 PM]
The CW 2009/2010 Preview: Upfront Trailers
Watch trailers for all of The CW's new series!

[05/21/09 - 02:54 PM]
ABC 2009 May Sweep / TV Season Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for the May sweeps period as well as the season to date.

[05/21/09 - 02:33 PM]
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life - U.S. Premiere on BBC America
Also airing in the three-hour BBC Earth block are two channel premieres of Attenborough's previous shows.

[05/21/09 - 02:17 PM]
Gordon Ramsay's F Word - Back with a U.S. Premiere Season
The new season kicks off Wednesday, June 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/21/09 - 01:38 PM]
VH1 Presents a Slate of All-New Series, Documentaries and Specials for Summer 2009
Newcomers include "The Great Debate," "The T.O. Show" and "Megan Wants a Millionaire."

[05/21/09 - 12:58 PM]
CBS Television Studios to Supply 27 Shows for Broadcast and Cable Networks in 2009-2010 Season
The lineup includes 19 series returning from last season.

[05/21/09 - 12:56 PM]
Cartoon Network Gets Real
The cable channel will roll out four new live-action reality series starting Wednesday, June 17.

[05/21/09 - 12:41 PM]
'30 Rock' Star and Tony-Award Winner Jane Krakowski to Narrate NBC Special "TV's 50 Funniest Phrases" Presented by the Paley Center for Media
The two-hour special airs Tuesday, May 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/21/09 - 12:23 PM]
Unsuspecting Women Get the Surprise of a Lifetime on Discovery Health's "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant"
The 10-part series launches Tuesday, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/21/09 - 11:34 AM]
Brendan Gleeson and Janet Mcteer Star in the HBO Films Drama Into the Storm, Debuting May 31
Len Cariou, James D'Arcy and Iain Glen also star in the project, from director Thaddeus O'Sullivan and writer Hugh Whitemore.

[05/21/09 - 10:33 AM]
Exclusive: "'Til Death" Gets Summer Run as FOX Hones in Fall Premieres
The new seasons of "House" and "Lie to Me" are tentatively set for Monday, September 21 with "Bones" and "Fringe" back on Thursday, September 17.

[05/21/09 - 10:31 AM]
MyNetworkTV Adds "Jail," "Street Patrol" to Summer Slate
The Tuesday mainstays will both offer up first-run installments for a few weeks beginning in July.

[05/21/09 - 10:29 AM]
MTV Books Summer Trio
New seasons of "Paris Hilton's My New BFF," "America's Best Dance Crew" and "The Real World" are on tap in the coming months.

[05/21/09 - 09:56 AM]
Spike TV Announces the Year's Biggest Boys Night Out for Star-Studded 2009 'Guys Choice'
The broadcast to honor Sacha Baron Cohen ("Funniest M.F."), Halle Berry ("Decade Of Hotness Award") and Judd Apatow ("Mankind Award").

[05/21/09 - 05:59 AM]
The CW Announces Schedule for 2009-2010 Season
It's here: The CW announces its 2009-10 season plans!

[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.







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[07/30/16 - 03:48 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Virtual Reality Short Documentary Film from Academy Award Winner Kathryn Bigelow in Partnership with Here Be Dragons and Annapurna Pictures
Over 30,000 African elephants die each year at the hands of poachers and despite the global outcry over the killings, trafficking continues.

[07/30/16 - 03:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Orders Drama Script for Global Limited Series Based on Michael Crichton's Soon-to-Be-Published Manuscript, Dragon Teeth
The book was discovered by his wife Sherri Crichton amongst his archives and immediately identified the book as "Pure Crichton."

[07/30/16 - 02:31 PM]
National Geographic and Katie Couric Media Partner on New Global Documentary, Gender Revolution (W.T.)
"This show will explore the roles of science, politics, and culture on gender, giving viewers a greater understanding of what is becoming a rapidly evolving issue," said Courteney Monroe.

[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Acquires Worldwide Rights to Climate Change Feature Documentary
The film presents an informative and engaging account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe.

[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
Cinemax Drama Series "Quarry" Debuts Sept. 9
Logan Marshall-Green stars as Mac Conway, aka Quarry, who is trying to readapt to normal society after Vietnam.

[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2016
Kent Jones, Marc Levin, Daphne Pinkerson, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Jon Alpert are among the featured auspices.

[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
HBO to Make Entire Run of Landmark Series "The Larry Sanders Show" Available Starting in September
HBO completed the deal to present the entire run of the acclaimed series on March 23, 2016, the day before Shandling's untimely passing.

[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" Through 2018
Currently averaging 4.4 million viewers, "Real Time" is enjoying its most-watched season since the show's 2003 debut season.

[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an unclich├ęd and authentic way.

[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church stars as Robert, Frances' (Parker) husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
The series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture "Westworld," written and directed by Michael Crichton.

[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
"Dateline NBC" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/29/16 - 01:46 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Appear on "Law & Order: SVU"
The Vice President will appear as himself in a press conference scene where he commends the SVU, led by Lt. Olivia Benson, for their work in addressing the national rape kit backlog, specifically in the city of Detroit.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
Screenwriter Mikko Alanne ("The 33") is adapting and also executive producing this epic story of survival for television.