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[05/11/10 - 06:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 11
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels "The Sarah Silverman Program"; "Perfect Couples" inches to toward series order at NBC; and Lara Pulver, Michael Steger to visit HBO's "True Blood."

[05/11/10 - 03:18 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 3-9
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 03:04 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Big C, The" (Showtime)

[05/11/10 - 01:39 PM]
Production on Starz' 'Spartacus' Six-Part Prequel to Begin This Summer
Production on the show's second season was postponed this spring to allow Andy Whitfield to be treated for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

[05/11/10 - 12:49 PM]
TNT's Medical Drama Hawthorne Hits the Road with the "I Run This" Health & Wellness Tour
The 10-market mobile, interactive experience "will include health screenings, exercise classes, fitness-related video games, a smoothie bar and much more."

[05/11/10 - 12:16 PM]
CBS Tops in Viewers for the Eighth Time in Nine Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 12:03 PM]
Tennessee Heroes Bring Justice and Order in the New Season of Police Women of Memphis
The 12-part series premieres Thursday, May 27 at 9:00/8:00c on TLC.

[05/11/10 - 11:37 AM]
Science Channel and Morgan Freeman Invite Viewers to Journey Through the Wormhole
The Academy Award-winning actor hosts the series, which premieres Wednesday, June 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/10 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Bumps "Happy Town" to Summer
The series will go on hiatus after this week's episode and return on Wednesday, June 2 with its five remaining installments.

[05/11/10 - 10:48 AM]
Bravo Sews Up International Supermodel and Fashion Icon, Iman, to Join the Cast of "The Fashion Show"
Plus: casting calls are set for May 16 in New York City and May 22 in Chicago.

[05/11/10 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 in Adults 18-49 to FOX for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 10:26 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Tweens 9-14 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 10:17 AM]
MTV's New Docu-Series "MTV Hired" Takes Viewers Inside the Lives of Young People Vying for Their Dream Job
The series, airing weekdays, premieres Monday, May 17 at 6:30/5:30c.

[05/11/10 - 10:14 AM]
Volunteers Are on a Crusade to Rescue Dogs in Dire Need on Animal Planet's New Series - Last Chance Highway
As previously reported, the newcomer launches Saturday, June 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/11/10 - 10:13 AM]
New Executives in Drama and Comedy Programming Announced for NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios
Lourdes Diaz, Rebecca McGill, Joey Chavez and Mike Nunes have all been upped at the company.

[05/11/10 - 10:09 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly Scores Basic Cable's Number-One Entertainment Telecast for Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 09:54 AM]
In Celebration of the Sixth and Final Season of "Lost," ABC and Verizon Give Fans a Unique Opportunity to Say Farewell
Selected messages received after the May 18 episode will be used on-air during the May 23 retrospective special.

[05/11/10 - 09:49 AM]
Carmelo Anthony, Tara Conner, Paula Deen, Oscar Nunez, Phil Ruffin, Suze Yalof-Schwartz, Melania Trump and Johnny Weir to Judge NBC's '2010 Miss Usa(R)" Pageant' on May 16
As previously announced, Curtis Stone and Natalie Morales are hosting this year's event.

[05/11/10 - 09:30 AM]
The Big Bang Theory Makes Monday's Loudest Noise in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 10.

[05/11/10 - 09:12 AM]
FOX Dominates Again with Four Nightly Wins
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 08:52 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for 8th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 10.

[05/11/10 - 08:23 AM]
Soapnet Surpasses 75 Million Households and Picks Up Critically Acclaimed Scripted Drama "Being Erica" for Third Season
13 additional episodes will roll out sometime next year.

[05/11/10 - 08:16 AM]
VH1's New Series 'Dad Camp' Tasks Unprepared Fathers-To-Be to Step Up and Become a Part of Their Children's Lives
The eight-episode series bows Monday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/10 - 06:46 AM]
Spike TV Promotes Sharon Levy to Executive Vice President, Original Series and Animation
Levy will continue to oversee production and development for all of Spike's expanding portfolio of original series.

[05/11/10 - 06:11 AM]
Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood Lead the Nominees for the '2010 CMT Music Awards'
Hosted by Kid Rock, the awards will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 9.

[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.







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[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
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The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
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[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
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Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
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CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
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