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[05/10/10 - 04:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 10
Updates include: Brigid Brannagh to star in potential "Army Wives" spin-off; and MTV orders its "Skins" import to series.

[05/10/10 - 03:53 PM]
TLC Goes "Kate Plus 8" on June 6
Plus: the network renews "19 Kids & Counting," "Lottery Changed My Life," "BBQ Pitmasters"; orders "Fabulous Cakes" and "Snow Men."

[05/10/10 - 02:37 PM]
NBC Picks Up New Drama Series 'Chase,' from Jerry Bruckheimer, for 2010-11 Season
"Chase" joins previously announced "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites" and "Outsourced" as the fifth new scripted series.

[05/10/10 - 02:11 PM]
NBC to Unveil 2010-11 Lineup on Sunday
The Peacock's formal presentation will then take place on Monday.

[05/10/10 - 01:03 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Memphis Beat" (TNT)

[05/10/10 - 12:47 PM]
Ion Life Announces Expanded Programming Line-Up with the Launch of a New Slate of Programming
The network's latest additions include GADGET GIRLZ, BODY FUEL and SMART COOKIES.

[05/10/10 - 10:45 AM]
Exclusive: "Pirate Hunters" Dock at Spike TV on June 8
The backdoor pilot will follow a special "Somali Pirate vs. Medellin Cartel" episode of "Deadliest Warrior."

[05/10/10 - 10:02 AM]
Mia Michaels and Adam Shankman Join Nigel Lythgoe as Resident Judges on "So You Think You Can Dance"
"I am extremely happy that Mia and Adam have returned and agreed to be resident judges," said Nigel Lythgoe.

[05/10/10 - 09:58 AM]
Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute Airs Thursday, May 27 on the ABC Television Network
George Clooney and Ben Stiller paid tribute by partaking in individual pre-taped comedy sketches.

[05/10/10 - 09:35 AM]
Get a Taste of TLC This Summer
Due in the coming weeks are MEGA BITES, FOOD BUDDHA, INEDIBLE TO INCREDIBLE and CUPCAKE DREAMS.

[05/10/10 - 09:23 AM]
The Amazing Race Sprints to the Finish Line, Placing First in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 9.

[05/10/10 - 09:02 AM]
'2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South' to Premiere on VH1 Monday, June 7 at 9pm ET/PT
Craig Robinson hosts the special, which features performances by Bun B, Lil Jon, Paul Wall, Pitbull, T-Pain and Trina.

[05/10/10 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Sizzles This Summer with All-New Series and Specials as Well as Returning Favorites
New additions include a Whitney Cummings stand-up special and another "Comedy Central Roast" in August.

[05/10/10 - 08:47 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Sunday for 3rd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 9.

[05/10/10 - 08:27 AM]
Syfy Acquires Rights to the Classic British Detective Series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) from ITV Studios
Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener are penning the project, which is based on the popular British detective series from the late 1960s.

[05/08/10 - 09:04 AM]
ABC's What Would You Do? Opens as Friday's #1 TV Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 7.

[05/07/10 - 03:36 PM]
Exclusive: Discovery Books "Anniversary Week" for June 13-19
Also due in June are three new series, "Ultimate Car Build Off," "Heartland Thunder" and "Stranded."

[05/07/10 - 03:08 PM]
Holy Catfight! Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Scores Highest Rated Non-Reunion Episode Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, May 6.

[05/07/10 - 02:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 7
Updates include: Shawn Ryan departs FOX's "Lie to Me"; Evan Katz to run NBC's "The Event"; and Emmanuelle Vaugier to recur on USA's "Covert Affairs."

[05/07/10 - 02:31 PM]
The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" Rises to Its Best Ratings in Over 3 Months
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, May 6.

[05/07/10 - 02:01 PM]
G4 Gives Science a Social Life with the All-New Half-Hour Series "It's Effin' Science"
The "Attack of The Show" spin-off premieres Tuesday, June 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/07/10 - 01:05 PM]
USA Network's Longest Running Original Series On-Air "Psych" Premieres on Wednesday, July 21 at 10/9c
Guest stars this season will include John Michael Higgins and Jean Smart.

[05/07/10 - 11:29 AM]
IFC's Summer Comedy Line-Up: Kids in the Hall, Whitest Kids U' Know and the It Crowd
"The Whitest Kids U' Know" returns June 11 while "The IT Crowd" and "The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town" are set for August.

[05/07/10 - 10:42 AM]
Two Years After the Peabody Award-Winning Medical Documentary Series "Hopkins," ABC News Debuts "Boston Med"
The eight-part series premieres Thursday, June 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/10 - 10:41 AM]
The Cast of "Lost" Joins Jimmy Kimmel for the First and Only Collective Interview, Plus Exclusive Alternate Endings
Over a dozen cast members - past and present - will appear on the special, following the show's series finale on Sunday, May 23.

[05/07/10 - 10:28 AM]
NBC Picks Up Three New Series for 2010-11 Season with 'The Event,' 'Outsourced' and 'Love Bites'
"Each of these three series reflects a unique point of view and distinct style of quality that fits perfectly with NBC's dedication to rebuilding the schedule," said Angela Bromstad.

[05/07/10 - 09:39 AM]
Survivor: Heroes VS. Villains Is Thursday's Number One Program in Both Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Fourth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 6.

[05/07/10 - 08:47 AM]
ABC Posts Its Most-Watched Thursday in 6 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 6.

[05/06/10 - 03:43 PM]
Mythbusters Finishes Strong with Men on Wednesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 5.

[05/06/10 - 02:08 PM]
Exclusive: "Supernatural" Repeats Get Friday Slot
The series will follow "Smallville" at 9:00/8:00c beginning May 28.

[05/06/10 - 01:30 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Score April 26-30 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 26-30.

[05/06/10 - 01:17 PM]
Moonlight to Shine on the Cw
Repeats of the short-lived CBS drama will follow "The Vampire Diaries" encores on Thursday nights beginning June 3.

[05/06/10 - 12:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 6
Updates include: Elizabeth Perkins departs Showtime's "Weeds"; James Gandolfini eyes HBO return; and Walton Goggins is named series regular on FX's "Justified."

[05/06/10 - 12:05 PM]
Disturbing Questions About Largest U.S. Pet Retailer Are Raised as Animal Planet Investigates: Petland
The one-hour special bows Monday, May 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/06/10 - 12:04 PM]
After Record-Breaking Ratings, the Style Network Greenlights Second Season of Popular Docu-Soap "Jerseylicious"
A 10-episode second season will debut this fall.

[05/06/10 - 11:42 AM]
Never Trust a Pretty Girl with an Ugly Secret, in the New ABC Family Original Series "Pretty Little Liars"
The series, based on the bestselling Harper Teen novels, launches Tuesday, June 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/06/10 - 11:05 AM]
VH1 Classic Is Honoring the Best in Rock and Heavy Metal with the Second Annual 'Revolver Golden Gods Awards'
The special, featuring performances by Slash, Lemmy Kilmister and Dave Grohl, premieres Saturday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/06/10 - 10:20 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Attracts Its Largest Audience Since February
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 26-30.

[05/06/10 - 10:08 AM]
Sixteen New Aspiring Restaurateurs Brave the Heat of "Hell's Kitchen"
The show's seventh season bows Tuesday, June 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/06/10 - 09:52 AM]
Production to Begin May 10 on TV Land's First Original Sitcom "Hot in Cleveland"
The series, starring Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White, premieres Wednesday, June 16.

[05/06/10 - 08:45 AM]
The Middle Wins/Modern Is Wednesday's #1 Scripted Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 5.

[05/06/10 - 08:03 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces 2010-2011 Development Slate
Said offerings include projects from Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz, Nick Swardson, Denis Leary, Norm Macdonald, JB Smoove, Jon Benjamin, Patrice Oneal and Nick Kroll.

[05/06/10 - 07:30 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "Toddlers and Tiaras" Returns to the Stage
As previously reported, the show's third season kicks off Wednesday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/06/10 - 12:08 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Good Guys, The" (FOX)

[05/05/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: ABC's "The Middle"

[05/05/10 - 03:13 PM]
Deadliest Catch Maintains Number One Ratings Streak
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 4.

[05/05/10 - 02:37 PM]
Summer Belongs to USA Network as "Covert Affairs" and "White Collar" Heat Up Tuesday Nights Starting July 13
"White Collar" will air at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Covert Affairs" at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/05/10 - 02:31 PM]
Oxygen's Dating Competition Series "Love Games" Delivers Network's Highest Rated Freshman Season Among W18-34 and A18-34
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 4.

[05/05/10 - 11:37 AM]
Kevin, Joe and Nick Set Out for a Summer of Fun in the City of Angels with the Season Premiere of "Jonas L.A.," Sunday, June 20 on Disney Channel
For its first season, "JONAS" was TV's #1 program among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14.

[05/05/10 - 11:28 AM]
DR. Drew's Newest Patient "Warren the Ape" Brings Debaucherous Hilarity to MTV
The 12-episode reality series parody premieres Monday, June 14 at 10:30/9:30c.







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[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
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[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]
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"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.