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[04/21/10 - 10:54 PM]
Tim Urban Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/21/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: Starz's "Party Down"

[04/21/10 - 03:15 PM]
Deadliest Catch Ratings Soar for Second Week in a Row
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 20.

[04/21/10 - 02:58 PM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Unleash "The Phantom" on June 20
Ryan Carnes stars as the title character, the latest re-imagining of Lee Falk's costumed hero.

[04/21/10 - 02:06 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/21/10 - 01:14 PM]
The Power of Madonna Episode of "Glee" to Encore This Friday, April 23, on Fox
The network confirms its rebroadcast of Tuesday's installment.

[04/21/10 - 12:19 PM]
Bravo's "Hitmakers" Begins Nationwide Casting for Next Great Songwriter
Calls in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Nashville and New York City begin this weekend.

[04/21/10 - 12:04 PM]
American Idol Announces Support from Itunes to Benefit "Idol Gives Back"
In addition, select guest performances from tonight's one-of-a-kind philanthropic event will also be featured on the iTunes Store.

[04/21/10 - 11:58 AM]
NBC Adds Popular Competition Series 'Minute to Win It' to Summer Line Up Beginning Wednesday, July 7 (8-9 P.M. Et)
A mix of originals and repeats will fill the hour for the rest of the summer.

[04/21/10 - 11:46 AM]
FOX Adds "Glee" Encore, "Red Dead Redemption" Special
Last night's "The Power of Madonna" episode will rebroadcast this Friday at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/21/10 - 11:43 AM]
The CW's May Sweep Highlights: Vampires, Witches, Lucifer, Zod and Human Guest Stars Abound
The CW details its May sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/21/10 - 09:14 AM]
History(Tm) Starts Engine on U.S. Version of Top Gear Hosted by Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood
The 10-episode series will launch this fall on the cable channel.

[04/21/10 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Grows Year to Year for 4 Straight Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 20.

[04/21/10 - 08:48 AM]
Cartoon Network Goes Big with Cartoon Network's Hall of Game
The 90-minute special, due in early 2011, is the first "sports award event for kids."

[04/21/10 - 08:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Broadens Its Audience with Programming "Firsts" and Unique Primetime Strategy
"Unnatural History," the network's first live-action mystery series, will debut Sunday, June 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/21/10 - 07:32 AM]
Animated Series 'Ugly Americans' Receives Order for Additional Episodes to Premiere in October
Seven new episodes will premiere this October.

[04/21/10 - 07:30 AM]
The Next Food Network Star Hits Hollywood
The new season will feature appearances by Giada De Laurentiis, Guy Fieri, Rachael Ray, Wolfgang Puck, Eva Longoria Parker and Colbie Caillat.

[04/21/10 - 07:21 AM]
Spike TV to Telecast "Crash Test: Real Wrecks, Real Stakes"
The one-hour special - due Tuesday, April 27 - was created by actor/producer John Schneider.

[04/21/10 - 06:42 AM]
A&E Presents New Scripted Drama Series 'The Glades' Starring Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez and Carlos Gomez
The series, originally dubbed "Sugarloaf," will launch Tuesday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/21/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 21
Updates include: Robert Carlock to stick with NBC's "30 Rock"; "Medium" executive producers ink overall deals; and "Smallville's" Al Gough and Miles Millar return to TV at Sony.

[04/20/10 - 05:34 PM]
2010 "NBC Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
It all begins with a rematch of the NFC Championship Game as the Super Bowl XLIV champion New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings.

[04/20/10 - 04:10 PM]
ESPN's 2010 Monday Night Football Schedule
Ravens at Jets and Chargers at Chiefs kick things off on Monday, September 13.

[04/20/10 - 03:22 PM]
Bravo Kicks Off Nationwide Casting Call for Season Two of "The Fashion Show"
Said calls begin this Saturday in Seattle through May 22 in Chicago.

[04/20/10 - 02:14 PM]
Ratings Overview: Life on Discovery Channel
Discovery spins the numbers for the series to date.

[04/20/10 - 01:30 PM]
FX Schedules Return of Rescue Me and Premiere of Louie for June 29
"[The pairing] will create an hour and a half of the funniest and most ruthlessly honest comedy and drama about men ever seen on commercial television," said John Landgraf.

[04/20/10 - 12:55 PM]
TV Land Greenlights Second Original Sitcom "Retired at 35" Starring Television, Stage and Film Star, George Segal
Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt and Ryan Michelle Bathe also star in the series, due early next year.

[04/20/10 - 12:28 PM]
Investigation Discovery Garners Record High for Return of on the Case with Paula Zahn
Plus: the network has announced an early third season renewal for the series.

[04/20/10 - 12:27 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents All-New Original Documentaries Every Monday Night This Summer, June 7 Through AuG. 9
The new ten-week series includes SMASH HIS CAMERA, KEVORKIAN, A SMALL ACT and 12TH AND DELAWARE.

[04/20/10 - 11:37 AM]
NBC Picks Up New Mid-Season Drama 'Parenthood' for 2010-11 Season
"We are so happy to welcome back this multi-layered and compelling series about an extended American family for another season," said Angela Bromstad.

[04/20/10 - 11:37 AM]
CBS Streaks to Its Sixth Consecutive Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 11:07 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm, Starring Larry David, for Eighth Season
"After much soul searching - and by the way, it was nowhere to be found - I have decided to do another season," said Larry David.

[04/20/10 - 10:40 AM]
FOX Glee-Fully Wins the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:37 AM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:26 AM]
Good Luck Charlie Is TV's No. 1 Telecast for the 3rd Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly and Victorious Notch Weekly Wins with Double-Digit Gains
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:14 AM]
Riverworld Powers Syfy to Most Watched Sunday Prime of 2010 with 2.1 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Sunday, April 18.

[04/20/10 - 10:06 AM]
The '80s Make a Come Back on BBC America
"Ashes to Ashes" returns for its second season on Tuesday, May 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/20/10 - 09:45 AM]
Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities in Advance of 'Gravity' Series Debut
DirecTV's The 101 Network is among the outlets offering an early look at the Starz original.

[04/20/10 - 09:41 AM]
Bafta-Winner Gavin & Stacey Returns for a Third Season in May
Said season will make its U.S. premiere on Friday, May 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/10 - 09:29 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Announce New Programming
"The Next Iron Chef," "Worst Cooks in America" and "The Next Food Network Star" are all due back next season.

[04/20/10 - 09:16 AM]
AMC Announces Summer Programing Lineup
"Mad Men" returns Sunday, July 25 while newcomer "Rubicon" is due on Sunday, August 1.

[04/20/10 - 09:01 AM]
President Barack Obama to Open 'America the Story of Us' Series on History(Tm)
The six-night, 12-hour event bows this Sunday, April 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/10 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's Romantically Challenged Opens Strong
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 19.

[04/20/10 - 08:10 AM]
Bravo Presents the Dow Live Earth Run for Water Special
The one-hour event airs Friday, April 23 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/20/10 - 08:07 AM]
Country Superstars Take the Stage at the "2010 CMT Music Awards"
Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are all set to perform.

[04/20/10 - 07:01 AM]
Psych Week on Discovery Health Opens the Dialogue on Mental Health
The Sunday, May 2 to Thursday, May 6 stunt features six all-new specials.

[04/20/10 - 06:56 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Contract Extensions with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert
Stewart's contract now runs through June 2013 while Colbert is locked in until the end of 2012.

[04/20/10 - 12:15 AM]
Interview: "Deadliest Warrior" Executive Producer Gary Tarpinian

[04/20/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 20
Updates include: "Fringe's" Jeff Pinkner inks an overall deal with Warner Bros.; Brannon Braga to run FOX's "Terra Nova"; and Aisha Tyler, Scott Foley are "Open Books" for CBS.

[04/19/10 - 01:35 PM]
Never-Before-Heard Track by the Rolling Stones to Debut During the Seventh Season Finale of "Cold Case," on Sunday, May 2
The song, "So Divine (Aladdin Story)," will be one of 10 never-before-heard bonus tracks to be included when their classic album, Exile on Main Street, is re-released on May 18.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
Esquire Network Kicks Off Summer with Four-Day "Ninjathon" Over Memorial Day Weekend Begining Friday, May 27 at 7:00AM ET/PT
Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.