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[01/19/10 - 07:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: Twentieth renews "5th Grader" in syndication; Russell T. Davies bringing "Torchwood" to FOX; and a slew of pilots get greenlighted.

[01/19/10 - 06:48 PM]
Brian Austin Green and Oscar(R) Nominee Graham Greene Star in 'The Wild Girl' a Hallmark Movie Channel Hd Original Movie Premiering April 24
The film is the first original movie to be produced for the successful sister network of Hallmark Channel.

[01/19/10 - 06:12 PM]
'Invasion' Costars Eddie Cibrian and Lisa Sheridan Reunite in 'Healing Hands,' a Hallmark Channel in Hd Original Movie Premiering March 20
Patrick Duffy and Meagan Fay also star in the project, from Larry Levinson Productions.

[01/19/10 - 04:28 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Confirms State of the Union Plans
"American Idol" will air at 8:00/7:00c on Wednesday, January 27, bumping "Human Target" to Tuesday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/19/10 - 03:14 PM]
'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' Announces Lineup of Superstar Musical Performances
Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Shakira, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Rihanna are among the featured performers.

[01/19/10 - 01:27 PM]
Nickelodeon Scores Record-Breaking Night with Brand-New Icarly and Big Time Rush Debut
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Monday, January 18.

[01/19/10 - 12:32 PM]
ABC and Cafe Press Form Visionary Relationship to Let Viewers Take the Reins to Create Authorized Show Merchandise
"Lost," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Scrubs" and "Legend of the Seeker" are among the initial offerings.

[01/19/10 - 12:25 PM]
Swift Justice with Nancy Grace Climbs to 90% Clearance Level
"Stations are extremely excited to bring Nancy Grace's unique perspective to their airwaves," CTD's Joe DiSalvo said.

[01/19/10 - 10:52 AM]
Exclusive: FOX Reality Books "Solitary 4.0" for January 30
The cable channel is visiting "Solitary" one more time before it signs off on March 31.

[01/19/10 - 10:27 AM]
Starz Sets April 23 for Season 2 of "Party Down" and Premiere of "Gravity"
The pay channel confirms the launch dates for both series.

[01/19/10 - 10:08 AM]
How I Met Your Mother and "Accidentally on Purpose" Hit Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 18.

[01/19/10 - 09:51 AM]
New CW Hit Life Unexpected Soars to Largest Audience in the Hour in Over a Year
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, January 18.

[01/19/10 - 09:18 AM]
ABC Marks a Monday Season Best
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 18.

[01/19/10 - 07:51 AM]
Sony Music Entertainment and Simon Cowell Launch New Global Venture: 'Syco'
"I have had a fantastic relationship with Sony for many years and I'm delighted we are launching this venture together," Cowell said.

[01/19/10 - 07:35 AM]
USA Network and Ford Launch Interactive Game to Support Hit Series White Collar
CHASING THE SHADOW was developed in conjunction with show creator Jeff Eastin.

[01/19/10 - 07:26 AM]
Syfy's Innovative Caprica Distribution and Marketing Campaign Generates 1.5 Million Pre-Premiere Viewing Audience for Pilot Episode
Hulu, Syfy.com, DVD, FOD (Free on Demand), Apple and Amazon were among the distributed platforms.

[01/19/10 - 07:17 AM]
Sigourney Weaver, Justin Timberlake, Kyra Sedgwick and Ray Romano Will Present at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Also on tap: Jeremy Renner, Carey Mulligan, Anthony Mackie, Anna Kendrick, Felicity Huffman and Brian Geraghty.

[01/19/10 - 12:31 AM]
Interview: "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Star Patti Stanger

[01/19/10 - 12:29 AM]
Interview: "American Idol" Judge Randy Jackson

[01/18/10 - 05:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 18
Updates include: Paula Abdul, Cheryl Cole in talks to join Simon Cowell on FOX's "The X Factor."

[01/18/10 - 08:39 AM]
The CBS Interactive Music Group Launches "Grammy(R) Radio" in Support of "The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards"
The streaming station features the music of Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz, the Zac Brown Band, The Fray, Beyoncé and Maxwell.

[01/18/10 - 12:45 AM]
Interview: "Make It Or Break It" Creator Holly Sorensen

[01/17/10 - 02:15 PM]
FX to Get "Justified" on March 16
The series will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/17/10 - 12:28 PM]
Louis C.K. Gives His Perspective on Conan, Leno
The comedian gave reporters his amusing perspective on NBC's late-night foibles during the final day of the TCA Winter Press Tour.

[01/17/10 - 11:29 AM]
Whedon, FX's Landgraf Set for Chat
Joss Whedon fans always ask why he doesn't go to cable. They just might get their wish.

[01/16/10 - 12:34 PM]
AMC Announces "Black Gold: The Teapot Dome Scandal" as New Mini-Series in Development
Emmy-winner Kirk Ellis ("John Adams") is penning the project, based on Laton McCartney's book.

[01/16/10 - 12:33 PM]
Cheri Oteri Takes on the Role of "Life Coach" in AMC's First Ever Web Series
Nancy Grace, Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan and Mark Linn Baker are among the clients of Oteri's character.

[01/16/10 - 12:32 PM]
AMC Launches National "Breaking Bad" Mobile Tour
The tour kicks off on Saturday, February 6 at the DirecTV Beach Bowl over Super Bowl weekend, in Miami, Florida.

[01/16/10 - 12:31 PM]
AMC Unveils Unscripted Programming Line-Up for First Quarter 2010
The slate includes an array of on-air specials, premiere events and movie marathons.

[01/16/10 - 12:24 PM]
Exclusive: "Veronica Mars" Movie Not Happening
"I would write it if anyone would finance it," said creator Rob Thomas. "If anyone's interested in making that movie I am available, Kristen's [Bell] available. I would love to do it."

[01/16/10 - 10:18 AM]
ABC's Shark Tank Grows/Supernanny Hits Best Numbers in Over 9 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 15.

[01/16/10 - 08:25 AM]
Networks Confirm "Hope for Haiti" Changes
ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and The CW have each revised their upcoming schedules to accommodate the event.

[01/15/10 - 08:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
Updates include: FOX, ABC, CBS all added pilots; E! orders two new reality series; and Jessica Parker Kennedy joins NBC's "Undercovers."

[01/15/10 - 04:47 PM]
Archer Ratings Sterling
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, January 14.

[01/15/10 - 02:16 PM]
BBC America Premieres Bafta Award-Winning Series the Choir
The series, featuring unlikely reality star in choirmaster Gareth Malone, premieres this spring.

[01/15/10 - 02:09 PM]
National Geographic Channel Acquires Global Broadcast Rights to 'Restrepo', Feature-Length Documentary by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington, Chosen for Opening Night Premiere at Sundance
The two chronicled "the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, focusing on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military."

[01/15/10 - 11:46 AM]
Bravo Partners with Nexxus as Fully Integrated Sponsor for Third Season of "Shear Genius" Premiering Wednesday, February 3 at 10 PM ET/PT
The new season will now launch at 10:00/9:00c instead of the previously announced 11:00/10:00c slot.

[01/15/10 - 11:41 AM]
Billie Piper Talks to the Real "Belle De Jour" and Goes Inside the Pages of a Real Call Girl's Diary
The half-hour special will air as the kick-off to the third season on Monday, January 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/15/10 - 10:32 AM]
Showtime Celebrates Black History Month with Premieres of New Comedy Documentary, Tyler Perry Film, & Stand-Up Specials
Paul Mooney, Tony Roberts and Leslie "Big Les" Jones will each be featured in their own specials.

[01/15/10 - 09:58 AM]
IFC Presents the "Band" Spankin' New Original Series Dinner with the Band Hosted by Celebrated Nyc Chef Sam Mason
The new season bows Tuesday, April 27 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/15/10 - 09:57 AM]
Get Ready for Another Helping OF... Food Party, the IFC Original Comedy Series
20 all-new 15-minute episodes will begin Tuesday, April 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/15/10 - 09:51 AM]
Viacom's MTV Networks Presents 'Hope for Haiti,' an Earthquake Relief Global Telethon
ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, and CMT are all set to carry the two-hour event, airing Friday, January 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/15/10 - 09:35 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 14.

[01/15/10 - 09:05 AM]
Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp Returns for a 7th Season with a Starstudded Cast
The new season, due on February 8, features Bobby Brown, Jay McCarroll, KayCee Stroh, Kevin Federline, Nicole Eggert, Sebastian Bach, Shar Jackson and Tanisha Thomas.

[01/15/10 - 09:04 AM]
Jessica Simpson Set to Travel Around the World to Find "The Price of Beauty" in a New Original Series on Vh1
The series is set to premiere on Sunday, March 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/15/10 - 09:03 AM]
Rising Teen Talent Victoria Justice Takes Star Turn in "Victorious"
Nickelodeon's latest live-action comedy will premiere Saturday, March 27, at 9:30/8:30c.

[01/15/10 - 09:02 AM]
MTV Enters "The World of Jenks" as the Filmmaker Explores Strangers' Lives in New Docu-Series Premiering Summer 2010
The series will build off Jenks' first film, HBO's "Room 335," in which he moved into an assisted-living facility and stayed for over a month.

[01/15/10 - 09:01 AM]
MTV Continues to Diversify Slate with Two New Original Scripted Comedy Series
"The Hard Times of RJ Berger" and "Warren the Ape" will both premiere in June.

[01/15/10 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Thursday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 14.

[01/15/10 - 07:43 AM]
Interview: "Big Love" Co-Creators Mark V. Olsen & Will Scheffer







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[05/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
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[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
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[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
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[05/27/16 - 07:11 AM]
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[05/27/16 - 06:00 AM]
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[05/26/16 - 03:11 PM]
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[05/26/16 - 02:37 PM]
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[05/26/16 - 02:32 PM]
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[05/26/16 - 01:43 PM]
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Series executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the premiere episode.

[05/26/16 - 12:52 PM]
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[05/26/16 - 12:41 PM]
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The series gives an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

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[05/26/16 - 12:03 PM]
Kobe Bryant Named "Athlete of the Decade" by Spike TV
Spike TV proudly honors the Lakers' iconic superstar with its first ever "Athlete of the Decade" award to be presented at the network's 10th Annual "Guys Choice" event.

[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
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