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[06/02/10 - 10:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 2
Updates include: Sanaa Lathan joins HBO's "Tilda"; ABC passes on CBS's "Old Christine"; and Lisa Zwerling to consult on NBC's "The Event."

[06/02/10 - 03:21 PM]
Shattering Records On-Air and Online, Bravo Earns Best May Ever in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 03:15 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Nomads" (The CW)

[06/02/10 - 02:02 PM]
May Belongs to Usa
USA spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 01:11 PM]
History(Tm) Posts Best May in Network History
History spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 12:36 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates 25 Years of Innovation, Excellence and Groundbreaking Nonfiction Programming
The cable channel confirms its anniversary plans, airing June 13-19.

[06/02/10 - 11:30 AM]
George Clooney Joins Super-Star Line-Up at Spike's "Guys Choice"
Also just added: LeBron James, Ben Affleck, Sir Ben Kingsley, Kiefer Sutherland and the cast of "The Hangover."

[06/02/10 - 11:08 AM]
FOX Scores Another Weekly Win
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Posts Its Most-Watched May Ever in Total Day in Total Viewers, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Generates Year-To-Year Increases for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 10:58 AM]
Summer's Hottest Concert Event, "Cma Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airs Wednesday, September 1 on the ABC Television Network
Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley are among those featured.

[06/02/10 - 10:54 AM]
CBS Finishes the Last Week of the Season with Nine of the Top 10 Scripted Series
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 10:43 AM]
Nickelodeon Ranks as Basic Cable's Top Network with Kids, Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 10:40 AM]
Jamey Johnson, Leann Rimes, Keith Urban and John Mayer Debut New Music at the "2010 CMT Music Awards"
Johnson will debut "Macon", while Rimes will perform a contemporary rendition of the John Anderson classic, "Swingin.'"

[06/02/10 - 10:14 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hellcats" (The CW)

[06/02/10 - 10:13 AM]
Artists Join the 7th Annual '2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South' Celebration Premiering on Monday, June 7 at 9 PM ET/PT
Asher Roth, Bow Wow, Brandy, Diddy, DJ Kid Capri, Drake, Fabolous, Geto Boys, Jonah Hill, Keri Hilson, Khujo Goodie, Lauren London, Romeo, Ray J, Silkk the Shocker and T.I. are among those set to appear.

[06/02/10 - 10:09 AM]
Herb Scannell Named President of BBC Worldwide America
Scannell was most recently CEO of Next New Networks, a digital media company he co-founded in 2006.

[06/02/10 - 10:02 AM]
The All-New Season of "Futurama" Premieres on Comedy Central Thursday, June 24 at 10:00 P.M.
The 12 new episodes include its 100th installment on Thursday, September 2.

[06/02/10 - 09:56 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 24-30
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 24-30.

[06/02/10 - 09:47 AM]
Syfy Celebrates Summer 2010 with First Ever Thursday Night Reality Block Featuring Mary Knows Best and Fact Or Faked
The cable channel confirms its previously announced lineup.

[06/02/10 - 08:56 AM]
Oxygen Media Records Its Best May in Network History with Double-Digit Increases Across All Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 08:39 AM]
Wipeout Special Pulls ABC's Top Summer Slot Numbers in Nearly 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 1.

[06/02/10 - 07:35 AM]
A&E Finishes Best May in Network History Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
A&E spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/10 - 07:34 AM]
A&E Presents All New Seasons of Signature Monday Night Nonfiction Series Back-To-Back on June 28
"Intervention" and "Obsessed" return for their ninth and second seasons, respectively.

[06/02/10 - 07:34 AM]
Frances Berwick Elevated to President, Bravo Media
Berwick previously held the post of Executive Vice President and General Manager.

[06/02/10 - 07:26 AM]
Musical Performances from Tony(R) Award-Nominated Broadway Shows Will Be Featured on "The 64th Annual Tony(R) Awards," June 13 on Cbs
"American Idiot," "Fela!," "Memphis" "Million Dollar Quartet," "La Cage aux Folles," "A Little Night Music" and "Ragtime" will all be showcased.

[06/02/10 - 07:09 AM]
MTV News Gives Fans a Front Row Seat to the "Jersey Shore Blow-Out at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards"
Snooki, Pauly, Jenni, Mike, Angelina, Sammi, Ronnie and Vinny will be on hand to present the world with the first 10 minutes of the new season.

[06/02/10 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "So You Think You Can Dance's" Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman & Mandy Moore

[06/01/10 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 1
Updates include: Liz Vassey to depart "CSI"; ABC to revisit "How to Be a Better American"; and Jason Priestley to recur on ABC's "Scoundrels."

[06/01/10 - 03:06 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Breakout Kings" (FOX)

[06/01/10 - 02:38 PM]
USA Network's "Royal Pains" Begins New Season on June 3 with a Selection of Clever, Branded Products
Said offerings include talking bobblehead figures, a "HankMed" digital thermometer, "HankMed" branded T-shirts, water bottles, baseball caps and mugs.

[06/01/10 - 01:08 PM]
NBC's New Summer Alternative Series 'Breakthrough with Tony Robbins' Will Premiere Tuesday, July 27 (8-9 P.M. Et)
Plus: Shauna Minoprio and Tom Forman have been added as executive producers, while Bruce Beresford-Redman is no longer credited.

[06/01/10 - 11:08 AM]
Stanley Cup Final Posts Best Game 2 Overnight on Record
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 31.

[06/01/10 - 10:48 AM]
TNT and Curves Join in Summer-Long Strong Woman Challenge
Plus: special sneak-preview screenings of TNT's new drama "Rizzoli & Isles" will be held in Curves locations around the country.

[06/01/10 - 10:47 AM]
ABC May Hold "Wife Swap," "Primetime" for Next Season
The remaining originals of each series are being held for the time being, either for later this summer or even next year.

[06/01/10 - 10:45 AM]
Warner BroS. Television Announces Executive Appointments for Development and Current Programming Departments
These appointments complete the formation of the division's new creative management structure.

[06/01/10 - 10:28 AM]
Centric Puts the Spotlight on the Comeback Trail of R&b Recording Group Dru Hill with New Series 'Keith Sweat's Platinum House'
The newcomer launches Monday, June 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/01/10 - 10:27 AM]
BET Networks Acquires Debmar-Mercury's 'The Wendy Williams Show' for Season Two Domestically
Plus: the series will air on its international networks in the United Kingdom, Africa and the Middle East in 54 countries starting in July.

[06/01/10 - 10:20 AM]
Spike TV's "Guys Choice" to Induct Academy Award Winning "Goodfellas" Into the Guy Movie Hall of Fame Marking 20th Anniversary
James Gandolfini will present the award to the film's co-stars Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta.

[06/01/10 - 10:17 AM]
America's Film Luminaries Gather to Pay Tribute to Acclaimed Director Mike Nichols
Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Candice Bergen, Nora Ephron, Calista Flockhart, Harrison Ford and Dustin Hoffman will be on hand for the TV Land event, airing Saturday, June 26.

[06/01/10 - 09:57 AM]
Vibrant Miami Style Inspires Designer David Bromstad in HGTV's "Color Splash: Miami"
The cable channel's franchise returns Sunday, June 13 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/01/10 - 09:51 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ride-Along" (FOX)

[06/01/10 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Marks Top Memorial Day in 4 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 31.

[06/01/10 - 08:48 AM]
Melissa Peterman Hosts Country Music's Hottest Red Carpet When the Live "CMT Music Awards Red Carpet 2010" Premieres Wednesday, June 9
The one-hour special begins at 7:00/6:00c.

[06/01/10 - 08:38 AM]
Updated Premiere Date for A&E Scripted Drama "The Glades" - Now July 11th at 10pm ET/PT
Originally set for Tuesdays, the newcomer will air Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/01/10 - 07:27 AM]
Syfy to Present the Greatest American Hero Marathon on Sunday, July 4, from 9am-5am
Later this year, Syfy will run its traditional New Year's "Twilight Zone" marathon.

[06/01/10 - 03:01 AM]
Paula Abdul to Receive Always Next, Forever Now Icon Award at Logo's Third Annual 'Newnownext Awards' 2010
Past recipients for the Always Next, Forever Now Icon Award have included Britney Spears and Janet Jackson.

[05/31/10 - 12:33 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "This Little Piggy" (NBC)

[05/31/10 - 12:32 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Paul Reiser Show, The" (NBC)

[05/30/10 - 12:10 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "It Takes a Village" (ABC)







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
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[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
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The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.