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[02/05/10 - 07:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 5
Updates include: Enrique Murciano, Laura Prepon join ABC pilots; Bret Harrison returns to FOX with comedy pilot; and David Goyer steps down from ABC's "FlashForward."

[02/05/10 - 03:51 PM]
Henry Winkler Set to Appear in USA Network's Royal Pains
Plus: the show's sophomore run has been expanded to 18 episodes.

[02/05/10 - 12:36 PM]
On a Hot Streak, the CW's Vampire Diaries Stakes Out First Or Second in the Hour Among Key Young Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/10 - 12:21 PM]
Sundance Channel to Premiere Eight-Part Comedy Series "Chandon Pictures" on Friday, March 26 at 9:00pm ET/PT
The Australian import will air back-to-back episodes for four weeks.

[02/05/10 - 12:20 PM]
Sundance Channel to Premiere the Devil and Daniel Johnston as Part of March Documentary Event "Tortured Genius"
The five films will air Mondays at 11:00/10:00c in March.

[02/05/10 - 10:45 AM]
'Sos Saving Ourselves-Help for Haiti' Announces New Musical Performances and Celebrity Participants to Superstar Lineup
Wyclef Jean, Justin Bieber, Keri Hilson, Chris Brown, Jazmine Sullivan, Pitbull, Akon, Ludacris and Mary J Blige are among the participants.

[02/05/10 - 09:56 AM]
CBS Wins Thursday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/10 - 08:43 AM]
ABC Wins First Night of February Sweep in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/10 - 07:14 AM]
A&E Presents the New Real-Life Series "Kirstie Alley's Big Life"
"This show has been cathartic for me...shown me who I really am...again," says Alley, "And it's really freaking funny."

[02/05/10 - 07:07 AM]
Ryan O'Hara Leaving as President of TV Guide Network and TVguidE.com for New Opportunity
Jon Feltheimer and Allen Shapiro will oversee the channel following O'Hara's exit.

[02/04/10 - 06:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 4
Updates include: Gary Cole is "Uncle Nigel" for TBS; HBO's "True Blood" adds a 15th role for season three; and Emily Rose to topline Syfy's "Haven."

[02/04/10 - 05:24 PM]
TLC Renews "Police Women," Orders "Hennon Family"
Both series will roll out in the coming month.

[02/04/10 - 02:29 PM]
The Inbetweeners Keeps People Laughing with Season One Finale, Season Two U.S. Premiere
Season two premieres Wednesday, February 24 at 9:30/8:30c, just one week after its freshman run concludes.

[02/04/10 - 02:08 PM]
Bravo's "Shear Genius" Makes Waves in Season Three with Its Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 3.

[02/04/10 - 02:06 PM]
Jeff Margolis to Executive-Produce "Countdown to the Oscars(R) 2010"
The show will air on Sunday, March 7 at 5:00 p.m., PT, immediately preceding the Oscar(R) telecast.

[02/04/10 - 12:31 PM]
HGTV Follows the Story of Newlyweds as They Become First-Time Homeowners in 'Marriage Under Construction'
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, March 16 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/04/10 - 12:23 PM]
Jillian Harris, Star of "The Bachelorette," Joins Design Team for an Episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" on Abc
The episode will air later this season on ABC.

[02/04/10 - 11:40 AM]
ABC Announces the Series Premiere Date for New Drama "Happy Town," Wednesday, April 28
The Alphabet confirms the launch date for the midseason drama.

[02/04/10 - 10:29 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Draws Its Largest Audience in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 25-29.

[02/04/10 - 10:13 AM]
Modern Family Builds Sharply on Its Previous Airing Against "Idol"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 3.

[02/04/10 - 09:46 AM]
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials Posts Its Best Viewer Delivery Ever and Highest Demo Ratings Since 2007
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 3.

[02/04/10 - 07:24 AM]
ABC News Content Now Available on Hulu
"Good Morning America," "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Nightline," "This Week," "20/20" and "Primetime" are now available on the video portal.

[02/04/10 - 07:22 AM]
Syfy Acquires Basic Cable Rights to Critically Acclaimed Merlin Series from Fremantlemedia Enterprises
As previously reported, season two of the U.K. import will roll out in April on the cable channel.

[02/04/10 - 07:01 AM]
Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts Star in New Spike TV Comedy 'Players'
The 10-episode series premieres Tuesday, March 2 at 10:30/9:30c.

[02/04/10 - 06:18 AM]
So You Think You Can Dance Swings Into Summer with a Seventh Season Premiering Thursday, May 27, on Fox
Plus: auditions are set for Dallas on Wednesday, March 10; Nashville on Sunday, March 14; Chicago on Thursday, March 18; and Los Angeles on Friday, March 26.

[02/04/10 - 12:16 AM]
Interview: "Fringe" Co-Creator J.J. Abrams

[02/04/10 - 12:14 AM]
Interview: "Important Things with Demetri Martin" Star Demetri Martin

[02/03/10 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 3
Updates include: "Big Love" gets a fifth season from HBO; ABC sets a launch date for "Happy Town"; and Sarah Chalke to topline ABC's "Freshmen."

[02/03/10 - 04:30 PM]
Discovery Channel and Science Channel Take a Closer Look at the Devastating Earthquake That Rocked Haiti Last Month
HAITI'S KILLER QUAKE: WHY IT HAPPENED will premieres Thursday, February 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/03/10 - 04:28 PM]
Discovery Channel Lands #1 Spot for Primetime Cable on Tuesday Among Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/10 - 01:45 PM]
Lost Series Finale Event Set for Sunday, May 23 on Abc
Preceding the finale will be a recap special from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET.

[02/03/10 - 12:42 PM]
60 Minutes Makes Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 31.

[02/03/10 - 12:41 PM]
MTV News Premieres "Sexting in America: When Privates Go Public" This Valentine's Day at 9pm ET/PT
Boys Like Girls, Michelle Trachtenberg, All Time Low and Asher Roth are all set to participate in "A THIN LINE," MTV's multi-year initiative to stop the spread of digital abuse.

[02/03/10 - 12:22 PM]
Science Channel Rockets Out of the Gate for January 2010
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/03/10 - 10:26 AM]
ABC and Cafepress Launch National "Lost" Design Contest
The grand prize winner will receive "an exciting, expense-paid trip to Oahu, Hawaii, the island where the series was shot."

[02/03/10 - 09:39 AM]
CBS Dramas Are #1, #2 and #3 for the Night Among Scripted Shows
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/10 - 09:01 AM]
SpikE.com Presents 'Commercial Bowl' 2010
For the ninth consecutive year, Spike.com will offer viewers all of the commercials almost immediately after they air.

[02/03/10 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Lost" Season Premiere Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/10 - 08:30 AM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's "Romantically Challenged"
Alyssa Milano, Kyle Bornheimer, Josh Lawson and Kelly Stables co-star in the comedy, due later this year.

[02/03/10 - 08:29 AM]
Dana Delany to Guest Star in a "Castle" Two-Parter, Sunday and Monday, March 21 and 22 on Abc
This will reunite Delany and Nathan Fillion, who played Dr. Adam Mayfair, the younger husband of Katherine Mayfair (Delany) on "Desperate Housewives."

[02/03/10 - 07:46 AM]
Samantha Brown Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary on Travel Channel with Four Special Episodes
The original hour-long specials will air nightly beginning Monday, February 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/03/10 - 07:03 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents a Night of Nick Cannon Behind and in Front of the Camera with Back-To-Back Movie Premieres, Sunday, FeB. 21
"School Gyrls," a new hour-long original musical comedy, will lead into the network premiere of "Drumline."

[02/03/10 - 07:02 AM]
Glenn Martin, Dds Has His Biggest Appointment Ever This Presidents' Day in 'Hail to the Teeth'
Said installment airs Monday, February 15 at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/03/10 - 07:01 AM]
Discovery Health and National Organization for Rare Disorders Partner for Second Annual Rare Disease Day
Plus: "Mystery Diagnosis" returns with all-new episodes beginning Monday, March 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/03/10 - 06:01 AM]
Brandy and Ray J Team Up for a New VH1 Series About Taking Over the Family Business
"Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business" premieres on Sunday, April 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/03/10 - 12:28 AM]
Interview: "Shear Genius" Host Camila Alves & Judge Kim Vo

[02/02/10 - 06:55 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 2
Updates include: The CW orders three pilots; CBS adds two of its own; and HBO eyes an Anita Bryant biopic.

[02/02/10 - 05:29 PM]
Exclusive: "Saving Grace" Returns to TNT on March 29
Plus: "Southland" will wrap its second season on Tuesday, April 6.

[02/02/10 - 02:29 PM]
USA Delivers More Total Viewers Than Any January in History
USA spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/02/10 - 01:19 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of JaN. 25-31
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.







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[03/04/15 - 10:01 AM]
From Rainn Wilson's Production Company SoulPancake, "Impress Me" Set To Make Exclusive Television Premiere Wednesday, March 18 on Pop
The scripted comedy centers on celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen who are trying to quit doing impressions and transition into serious, dramatic actors.

[03/04/15 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio to Partner on Upcoming Documentary Projects
Netflix and DiCaprio will work together to identify and develop potential fact-based projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series as well as acquired existing projects.

[03/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Entertainment and Marvel Television Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent" on MarvelsDoubleAgent.com, ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
The five-part original web series follows the actions of a newly hired production assistant who is actually working as a double agent on behalf of an unknown enemy known only as The Mastermind.

[03/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
TV One to Premiere Original Film "Hear No Evil" Starring Jahnee Wallace, Jill Marie Jones, Richard T. Jones and Jackie Long
Russ Parr, from Up To Parr Productions, serves as the Director and Screenwriter.

[03/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
NBC Dominates the Night, "Voice" Delivers Its Second-Most-Watched Tuesday Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 3.

[03/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Claim Top Spots
The latter gets a boost from a two-hour edition of the former.

[03/04/15 - 07:32 AM]
ESPNU Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today
ESPNU is ESPN's fifth network, preceded by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, and ESPNEWS.

[03/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
ESPN, NHL & NHLPA Reach Agreement for 2016 World Cup
The World Cup will take place at Toronto's Air Canada Centre from September 17 - October 1, 2016 and will culminate with a best-of-three final.

[03/04/15 - 06:06 AM]
Tom Selleck Returns as Jesse Stone Pre-Production Begins on "Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Film Created Exclusively for the Network, Premiering Fall 2015
"Lost in Paradise" marks the ninth installment of the famed movie detective series.

[03/04/15 - 06:03 AM]
Erykah Badu, Lance Bass, Hunter Parrish, Jon Tenney and Jacob Vargas to Guest Star in Amazon Original Series "Hand of God"
The series is currently shooting in the Los Angeles area and will premiere exclusively on Prime Instant Video this fall.

[03/03/15 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: IFC cancels "Garfunkel & Oates"; Jon Foo set as lead in "Rush Hour" at CBS; and Jack Gore is the "Problem Child" at NBC.

[03/03/15 - 04:07 PM]
Idris Elba Steps Onto Set for "Luther" Two-Part Special
Rose Leslie, Laura Haddock, Darren Boyd, John Heffernan and Patrick Malahide also star alongside the returning Michael Smiley and Dermot Crowley.

[03/03/15 - 03:18 PM]
Spike TV Partners with Dwayne Johnson for Event Programming Development Deal
Johnson and Dany Garcia will executive produce shows ranging from big live events, specials, sports and initiatives surrounding our troops and veterans.

[03/03/15 - 03:12 PM]
"Ellen's Design Challenge" Among Highest-Rated Series in HGTV History
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, March 2.

[03/03/15 - 02:39 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Its Sixth Annual "Top Teacher Week"
From May 4-8, "Live" will honor teachers who go above and beyond for their schools, communities and students.