[thursday, june 03, 2010]    
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[06/03/10 - 08:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 3
Updates include: Amy Ryan joins HBO's "In Treatment"; Ira Ungerleider to run NBC's "Friends With Benefits"; and CBS to bring "Mad Love" to midseason.

[06/03/10 - 03:08 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hitched" (CBS)

[06/03/10 - 02:31 PM]
After the Catch Returns to Discovery Channel June 15
The five-part series will once again follow "Deadliest Catch" on Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/03/10 - 02:25 PM]
Starz Announces Cast for Upcoming Series "Camelot"
Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green will join newcomers Jamie Campbell Bower and Tamsin Egerton.

[06/03/10 - 02:08 PM]
Grammy(R) Award-Winning Rapper T.I. Takes Center Stage for Long Awaited Comeback Performance at the BET Awards '10
Plus: John Legend will be awarded the 2010 Humanitarian Award for his work to end poverty through education.

[06/03/10 - 12:27 PM]
The Magic Continues as Disney Channel Orders Fourth Season of Emmy Award-Winning Series "Wizards of Waverly Place"
Plus: development has begun on the sequel to "Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie."

[06/03/10 - 11:51 AM]
Three TBS Specials to Be Taped at Just for Laughs Festival in Chicago
Lady Antebellum and Jerry Seinfeld join the previously announced headliners Ellen DeGeneres, Cedric The Entertainer and Andy Richter.

[06/03/10 - 11:50 AM]
TBS's Are We There Yet? Arrives as First Comedy Hit of the Summer
TBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 2.

[06/03/10 - 11:48 AM]
Let the Transformations Begin: "Plain Jane" Premieres Wednesday, July 28, on the Cw
The six-episode series will follow repeats of "America's Next Top Model."

[06/03/10 - 10:42 AM]
Second Season of Animal Planet's Most-Watched Series in Network History -- "River Monsters" -- Catches Super-Sized Ratings
Plus: Animal Planet has given a green light to a third season, which is already in production with a projected launch date in Spring 2011.

[06/03/10 - 10:40 AM]
Warner BroS. Animation Answers the Call with a New Take on the Classic Animated Series Thundercats, to Air on Cartoon Network
"ThunderCats" is the newest series from the studio, joining "Batman: The Brave and the Bold," which was recently renewed for a third season.

[06/03/10 - 10:34 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bleep My Dad Says" (CBS)

[06/03/10 - 10:15 AM]
Inception Crowned Most Man-Ticipated Movie at Spike TV's "Guy's Choice"
Christopher Nolan, Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be on hand to accept the award.

[06/03/10 - 10:01 AM]
Hill Harper Leads Humanity Into the Abyss, While Roger Corman Pits Dinocroc VS. Supergator in Syfy's June Saturday Original Movies
"Dinocroc vs. Supergator" presumably replaces "Lake Placid 3," which was previously booked for June 26.

[06/03/10 - 10:00 AM]
Chris Jericho Named Host of "Downfall," the High Stakes and High Drama Game Show Premiering June 22 on Abc
The series puts "contestants on top of a 10-story building to see who has the focus and fearlessness to avoid his/her own 'downfall' -- literally."

[06/03/10 - 09:59 AM]
The 44th Annual Cma Awards to Be Broadcast Live, November 10 on the ABC Television Network
The final nominees in each of the 12 categories will be announced in early September.

[06/03/10 - 09:43 AM]
Double the Drama! "The Real Housewives of New York City" Reunion Two Part Special Airs Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 17
Andy Cohen hosts the two-part event, which will lead into the premiere of "Bethenny Getting Married?"

[06/03/10 - 09:08 AM]
The Hub Announces Additional Program Pick-Ups, Prepping Two New Original Series in Advance of Network's October Launch
"Pictureka!" and "The Adventures of Chuck and Friends" are the latest additions.

[06/03/10 - 09:06 AM]
Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch Is #1 on Tuesday Night for Eighth Consecutive Week
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 1.

[06/03/10 - 07:52 AM]
Nickelodeon Challenges Kids to More Brain-Teasing Fun with Second Season of Hit Game Show Brainsurge
The new season, due Monday, June 21, will feature guest stars Jordin Sparks, Tony Hawk, Misty May-Treanor, Natalie Coughlin and Tom Kenny.

[06/03/10 - 07:35 AM]
CMT's Hit Series "The Singing Bee" Returns This Summer
The new season resumes Wednesday, June 9 at 10:30/9:30c following the "CMT Music Awards."

[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."

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[10/05/15 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts NBC on Top; Sparks FOX Growth
The latter's hour worth of coverage bumps up its comedies by double digits from last week's premieres.

[10/04/15 - 09:34 AM]
FOX Live + 3 Day Ratings: "Grandfathered" & "The Grinder" Post Healthy Gains
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[10/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as the Clear #1 Scripted Show Tuesday at 9pm in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[10/04/15 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49 by a wide margin.

[10/04/15 - 08:32 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Season Premiere Up 13% vs. Year-Ago Debut in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/04/15 - 08:22 AM]
College Football Week 5: ABC Televises Two Highest-Rated Games of the Day
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/03/15 - 09:19 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/03/15 - 09:18 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows Week to Week by 10% in Both 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 2.

[10/03/15 - 09:03 AM]
"Gotham" Week 2 Rises 63% in Nielsen Live + 3 Day, Outrating Season Premiere
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[10/03/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Blindspot" Generates NBC's Biggest Live + 3 Day 18-49 Lift in Nearly a Year
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[10/03/15 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Wins Its 2nd Straight Friday in Adults 18-49, Outdelivering Runner-Up CBS by 17%
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 2.

[10/02/15 - 03:33 PM]
ABC to Give "Quantico" Another Encore on Tuesday; "Beyond the Tank" Pushed Again
The newcomer's second episode, due this Sunday, will likewise rebroadcast on Tuesday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/02/15 - 02:25 PM]
ABC Family to Give Fans Access to Talent and Unique Photo Opportunities During New York Comic Con on October 8-11
"Pretty Little Liars," "Stitchers" and "Shadowhunters" are among the participating series.

[10/02/15 - 02:01 PM]
Acclaimed Director S.J. Clarkson Brings Her Talent to "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
Clarkson also served as an executive producer on the premiere episode.

[10/02/15 - 01:52 PM]
"Baring It All: Inside New York Fashion Week," a Special Programming Event, to Air October 14 on ABC Family
The two-hour documentary produced by Gennifer Gardiner and IMG's Will Staeger and Mike Antinoro showcases a fresh take on New York Fashion Week, following industry insiders who are changing the fashion landscape.