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[01/13/10 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 13
Updates include: James Parriott to run USA's "Covert Affairs"; and Gugu Mbatha-Raw spies the lead on NBC's "Undercovers."

[01/13/10 - 05:34 PM]
Exclusive: "Nightmares" Gets Post-"Idol" Showcase
The Gordon Ramsay series will follow "American Idol" on Tuesday, January 26 and Tuesday, February 2.

[01/13/10 - 04:06 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Joins Jay Leno for a 'Ten @ Ten' on Thursday, January 14 on 'The Jay Leno Show'
Also: Dwayne Johnson will be in-studio and take to the track for Leno's Green Car Challenge.

[01/13/10 - 01:21 PM]
Syfy's Hit Reality Series Ghost Hunters and Destination Truth Return This March!
The former returns on Wednesday, March 3 while the latter is back on Wednesday, March 17.

[01/13/10 - 12:55 PM]
Animal Planet Brings Roadside Attractions' Critically Acclaimed Oscar Contender the Cove to Television
Animal Planet will air the critically lauded documentary in the first exclusive window after it airs on Epix.

[01/13/10 - 12:49 PM]
TV One Political Editor Roland Martin Sits Down with the President for "Living the Dream: An Interview with President Barack Obama," a Martin Luther King Holiday Special JaN. 18 at 8 PM Et
"In terms of the larger issue of race in America, I've been the first one to say my election didn't represent the end of racial controversies or the solution to race relations in this country," Obama said in the interview.

[01/13/10 - 12:46 PM]
New Blog Launches on ABC.com in "Ugly Betty" Section in Betty's Voice, Written by Show's Writers
The site - www.binspiredblog.com - launches today.

[01/13/10 - 11:38 AM]
Lifetime Television's Hit Drama Army Wives to Return for Its Fourth Season on April 11, 2010
"Next season of 'Army Wives' promises to be one of its best ever and we are very excited to bring it back to Lifetime's viewers in April," said JoAnn Alfano.

[01/13/10 - 11:01 AM]
PBS Explores African-American Contributions to History and Society
2010 brings a new primetime series hosted by Tavis Smiley, TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS.

[01/13/10 - 11:01 AM]
TV Land Signs Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick to Star in Sitcom Pilot "Hot in Cleveland"
Additionally, Betty White has also been cast in the comedy pilot as a recurring guest star.

[01/13/10 - 11:00 AM]
PBS Honors the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day with a Week of Eco-Friendly Programming
April 16-22 will feature new and encore programming leading up to the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

[01/13/10 - 10:59 AM]
PBS Honors Holocaust Remembrance with a Slate of New Programming
The observance will air Sunday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 14.

[01/13/10 - 10:58 AM]
Ken Burns's the National Parks: America's Best Idea Launched National Conversation About Country's Parks
PBS spins the numbers for its Ken Burns-directed mini-series.

[01/13/10 - 10:57 AM]
PBS Announces New Cross-Media Current Affairs Magazine Need to Know
The "integrated broadcast and online current affairs project" premieres Friday, May 7 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/13/10 - 10:56 AM]
PBS Kids Web Sites Break Video View Records
PBS spins the digital numbers for the month of December.

[01/13/10 - 10:55 AM]
PbskidsgO.org Takes Children on a Fun-Filled Scientific Journey with the Launch of "Lifeboat to Mars"
The game follows a unique "staircase" design that merges an educational sequence with more than 40 challenging game levels.

[01/13/10 - 10:23 AM]
Julie Benz, Elliott Gould, Jobeth Williams, and Scott Elrod Star in 'Uncorked' a Hallmark Channel Hd Original Movie Premiering March 6
David Cass, Sr. directed the project from a script by Jim Head.

[01/13/10 - 09:53 AM]
Exclusive: ABC's "Romantically" on Target for Mondays
While not official, the network's Alyssa Milano vehicle is expected to premiere Monday, April 5 at 9:30/8:30c after "Dancing With the Stars."

[01/13/10 - 09:46 AM]
Ncis Delivers Nearly 21 Million Viewers Opposte the Premiere of "American Idol"
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/13/10 - 09:18 AM]
NBC's 'The Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special' Pre-Show and 'Golden Globe Awards: After Party Show' Post-Show Surround Hollywood's Biggest Night on Sunday, January 17
Billy Bush and Natalie Morales will host the red carpet special while Nick Cannon will do the honors for the after party.

[01/13/10 - 07:45 AM]
Interview: "High School Reunion" Executive Producer Martin Hilton

[01/13/10 - 03:01 AM]
Emily Blunt, Zac Efron, John Krasinski, Tobey Maguire, Susan Sarandon and Meryl Streep Are Among the Many Presenters at the 15th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Ceremony
Kristin Chenoweth hosts this year's ceremony, airing on Friday at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/12/10 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 12
Updates include: Matthew Perry's comedy a go at ABC; and USA pays $500,000 per episode for "CSI's" off-network rights.

[01/12/10 - 03:51 PM]
The Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice, Starring Francia Raisa and Brendan Fehr, to Premiere Sunday, March 14 at 8:00pm ET/PT, on ABC Family
Plus: "Business of Falling in Love," starring Hilary Duff, Matt Dallas, Michael McMillan and Chris Carmack, will premiere on Sunday, April 18.

[01/12/10 - 03:50 PM]
ABC Family Picks Up New Seasons of Network's Hit Series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and "Make It Or Break It"
Both series will return for additional seasons this summer.

[01/12/10 - 03:49 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Comedy "10 Things I Hate About You" Returns on Monday, March 29 at 8:00pm ET/PT
The original comedy series will return with 10 all-new half-hour episodes.

[01/12/10 - 02:50 PM]
'Judge Karen's Court' a Firm Go for Fall 2010
Tribune's WPIX-TV has signed on to carry the revived court show.

[01/12/10 - 02:39 PM]
Record-Setting TruTV Joins Super Bowl Lineup with Ad Featuring NFL Superstar Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers
The spot will highlight the network's upcoming series "NFL Full Contact," due on Monday, February 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/10 - 01:52 PM]
Mcpherson: ABC Happy with Kimmel
Plus: all of the network's Wednesday comedies will film extra episodes this season.

[01/12/10 - 01:30 PM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Total Viewers for the Week of JaN. 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 12:45 PM]
MTV Rings in the Decade with Three Top Rated Cable Hits "Teen Mom" "Jersey Shore" and "Real World: D.C."
MTV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/10 - 12:34 PM]
Snake Eyes: Animal Planet's Donald Schultz Rolls the Dice in 10-Day Vegas Event with 100 Deadly Snakes
The two-hour event will air as a special edition of "Wild Recon" on Tuesday, February 9.

[01/12/10 - 12:27 PM]
Syfy's Network Premiere of Category 6: Day of Destruction Shakes Up More Than Two Million Viewers During Saturday, January 9 Debut
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 9.

[01/12/10 - 12:23 PM]
Statement from Conan O'Brien
"I cannot participate in what I honestly believe is ['The Tonight Show's'] destruction," the late-night host said in the statement.

[01/12/10 - 12:12 PM]
Fans Invited to Help Select Hit Song for Bon Jovi Performance on "The 52nd Annual Grammy(R) Awards," JaN. 31 on the CBS Television Network
"Always," "Bed Of Roses," "Have A Nice Day," "It's My Life," "Livin' On A Prayer" and "Wanted Dead Or Alive" are among the choices.

[01/12/10 - 12:11 PM]
The People's Choice Awards and Season-High Tuesday and Friday Ratings Shine in an Atypical Week Dominated by Primetime Football on the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 11:17 AM]
Bowl Game Audiences Grow on Abc, ESPN and Espn2
ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 spin the numbers for their college football coverage to date.

[01/12/10 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Delivers Its Top Numbers in 7 Weeks in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/10 - 10:49 AM]
Woo Hoo! FOX Bowls Over the Competition with Simpsons 450th and Football!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 10:41 AM]
Second Book from Richard Castle - Star of ABC's "Castle" - Planned for Release September 2010
HEAT WAVE has spent 14 weeks on the New York Times Hardcover bestsellers list, currently holding the #32 position for Sunday, January 17.

[01/12/10 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Celebrates the Tenth Season Premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, March 22
The series will now air Mondays and Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/12/10 - 10:39 AM]
ABC Announces Early Pick-Ups of Hit Wednesday Night Comedies "Cougar Town," "The Middle" and "Modern Family" for the 2010-11 Season
Stephen McPherson announced the early pick-ups at the TCA this morning.

[01/12/10 - 10:38 AM]
Jamie Oliver Kickstarts a Revolution in America - in Our Home Kitchens, Schools and Workplaces
The newcomer premieres Friday, March 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/12/10 - 10:18 AM]
ABC Marks Its Most-Watched Week in 2 Months
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 09:52 AM]
It's a Monday Laugh Fest with CBS Comedies
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/10 - 08:05 AM]
USA Network Acquires Rights to CBS Television Distribution's Csi: Crime Scene Investigation
The cable channel will have non-exclusive rights to seasons 1-10 beginning December 2010.

[01/12/10 - 07:51 AM]
'The Sarah Silverman Program' Is Finally Back! the Third Season Begins Thursday, February 4 at 10:30 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
The 10 all-new episodes will also receive a secondary run on Logo beginning Tuesday, February 9 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/12/10 - 07:48 AM]
Important Announcement! Comedy Central's(R) 'Important Things with Demetri Martin' Returns for a Second Season on Thursday, February 4 at 10:00 P.M.
The 10-episode second season was produced in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

[01/12/10 - 06:01 AM]
Logo Greenlights Four New Series for 2010
Plus: the network has issued renewals for "Beautiful People," "Exes & Ohs," "Real Momentum" and "The Big Gay Sketch Show."

[01/11/10 - 06:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: trio headed for ABC's "Funny in Farsi"; Lifetimes axes "Rita Rocks"; and Dana Carvey, Spike Feresten team for sketch comedy at FOX.







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[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:00 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:59 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:58 PM]
Freeform Orders Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Hit Series "Good Trouble"
Starring Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Sherry Cola, Tommy Martinez, Zuri Adele, Emma Hunton and Josh Pence, the series follows residents of The Coterie as they deal with the consequences of their personal and professional decisions and realize that sometimes standing up for what you believe in comes at a price.

[01/17/20 - 12:57 PM]
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Starring Yara Shahidi, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Luka Sabbat and Diggy Simmons, the series is a contemporary take on the issues that students face in the world of higher education.

[01/17/20 - 12:56 PM]
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The series stars Chiara Aurelia, Mika Abdalla, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee, Nathaniel Ashton and Brooklyn Sudano.

[01/17/20 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Mo'Nique & Friends: Live from Atlanta" - New Stand-Up Comedy Special to Premiere Friday, February 7 at 10 PM ET/PT
Filmed at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, the hour-long special features a variety of talented newcomers including Prince T-Dub, Just Nesh, Tone-X and Correy Bell alongside veteran comedian Donnell Rawlings.

[01/17/20 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel's New Family Dance Competition Series "Disney Fam Jam" Premieres on Sunday, Feb. 23
Ariel Martin and Trevor Tordjman will co-host the half-hour series.

[01/17/20 - 10:31 AM]
A&E's "Biography" to Premiere "The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne" Detailing the Extraordinary Life and Career of the Rock Legend
Featuring exclusive interviews with Ozzy as he reflects on the many phases of his journey, "The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne" will have its world premiere at SXSW in March and is set to air this summer on A&E.

[01/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform & Hulu Acquire Linear and Digital Rights to Three Feature Films From STXfilms
The two Walt Disney Television entities struck a deal to license STXfilms' "Hustlers" and "The Upside," as well as the STX hit comedy "I Feel Pretty."

[01/17/20 - 09:41 AM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming Original Series "Little Fires Everywhere," "High Fidelity," "Normal People," and "The Great" at the 2020 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
Plus: "Wu-Tang: An American Saga" and "Dollface" to return for second seasons.

[01/17/20 - 09:33 AM]
Discovery's Multi-Platform Series "Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine" Returns for a Second Season
The series returns for its second season on Friday, February 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/17/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Tight Demo Race; CBS Tops Total Viewers
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" is the top program in both categories last night.