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[06/23/10 - 11:37 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Nathan vs. Nurture" (NBC)

[06/23/10 - 11:36 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Perfect Couples" (NBC)

[06/23/10 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 23
Updates include: Mos Def joins HBO's "Enlightened"; Paula Patton tapped as latest "Law & Order: SVU" ADA; and Denis Leary's Apostle sets up shop at two new homes.

[06/23/10 - 02:53 PM]
NBC Flips "Persons Unknown," "Last Comic Standing" on Mondays
"Unknown" will now kick off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by expanded two-hour episodes of "Standing" at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/23/10 - 02:52 PM]
Pretty Little Liars Hits Series Highs in Total Viewers and Across Key Targets
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 02:51 PM]
Audience Responds to the Intense Emotion of Deadliest Catch
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 01:46 PM]
'Jack Hanna's Into the Wild' Returns September 20, 2010 with New Stations and New Episodes Filmed in South Africa
With 96% of the country sold, Litton has secured significant upgrades for the series in Houston, Phoenix, Raleigh Durham, Cincinnati and Jacksonville.

[06/23/10 - 01:10 PM]
Nixon Joins Linney in "The Big C"
The "Sex and the City" alum will appear in four episodes as "Linney's flaky, long-lost college roommate who re-enters her life and shakes things up in a wild way."

[06/23/10 - 12:17 PM]
Memphis Beat and Hawthorne Continue TNT's Original Series Success with Strong Tuesday Night Deliveries
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 12:07 PM]
Oxygen Reveals Hot New Cast of Hit Series "Bad Girls Club"
Season five of the network's flagship series bows Tuesday, August 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/23/10 - 10:54 AM]
All Starz Channels Now Offered in Hd
DIRECTV is the first affiliate to launch the new Starz HD channels, and now offers every Starz premium channel in high definition.

[06/23/10 - 09:53 AM]
Lifetime Television Orders Three Drama Pilots for 2011
"Against the Wall," "Exit 19" and an untitled hour from Josh Berman are on tap as potential series.

[06/23/10 - 09:52 AM]
DR. Jill Biden to Make Special Guest Appearance on Lifetime Television's Drama Army Wives
Said installment, "Mud, Sweat, and Tears," will air Sunday, August 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/23/10 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Posts Big Gains with Its New Summer Tuesday Schedule
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/23/10 - 08:27 AM]
Bravo Averages a Million Primetime Viewers for the First Time in Network History for the Week of June 14th
Bravo spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/23/10 - 08:02 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches New Independent Documentary Strand, Id Films
The initial features, CROPSEY and FINAL JUDGMENT, will bow August 13 and October 8, respectively.

[06/23/10 - 07:39 AM]
BBC Brings Being Human and Look Around You to Comic-Con
Plus: the network will host an exclusive U.S. premiere fan screening of "Doctor Who's" two-part finale.

[06/23/10 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "Work of Art" Executive Producers Dan Cutforth & Jane Lipsitz

[06/22/10 - 11:50 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Wyoming Story" (The CW)

[06/22/10 - 11:49 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "No Ordinary Family" (ABC)

[06/22/10 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 22
Updates include: David Manson to run the FX pilot "Outlaw Country"; and ABC books a return date for "Shark Tank."

[06/22/10 - 06:33 PM]
Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer to Produce 83rd Academy Awards(R) Telecast, Airing Sunday, February 27, 2011 on the ABC Television Network
"I fell in love with the Oscars as an eight-year-old kid, the night my grandmothers let me stay up to watch for the first time," said Cohen.

[06/22/10 - 03:10 PM]
Disney XD Shines with "Night of Premieres"
Disney XD spins the numbers for Monday, June 21.

[06/22/10 - 02:46 PM]
Syfy and IgN.com Create Imaginative New Online Production Site Enabling Fans to Create Elements of a Saturday Original Movie
"B Movie Mogul" allows users to select everything from the movie concept, title, creatures, wardrobe, dialogue and promotional taglines.

[06/22/10 - 02:14 PM]
Exclusive: "Project Runway," "Austin & Santino" Set for July 29 on Lifetime
Plus: "Bond of Silence," starring Kim Raver, Charlie McDermott and Greg Grunberg, to premiere Monday, August 23.

[06/22/10 - 02:14 PM]
Investigation Discovery's Highly Successful Original Series the Shift Returns with Season 3 Premiering Wednesday, July 7 at 10 PM (ET)
The new season runs through Wednesday, August 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/22/10 - 12:14 PM]
Summer Viewers Embrace CBS Rebroadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 12:07 PM]
The Pit Boss Is Back and with a Bigger Bark and Bite Than Ever as Animal Planet Unleashes New Episodes This Summer
Fresh installments of the series resume Saturday, July 17 on the cable channel.

[06/22/10 - 11:59 AM]
Disney Channel's Season Premiere of "Jonas L.A." Is the Week's No. 1 TV Series in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 11:51 AM]
Fuse Announces New Weekly Show "A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus"
The long-form original series is scheduled to premiere in September.

[06/22/10 - 10:38 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 10:15 AM]
Twentieth Century FOX Television Will Bring Eleven Shows to Comic-Con 2010 Including Blockbuster Hits "Glee," "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" and a First Look at the Eagerly Awaited Sci Fi Adventure Series "Terra Nova"
"Bones," "Futurama," "The Cleveland Show," "American Dad," "Bob's Burgers" and "Neighbors From Hell" are also among the scheduled panels.

[06/22/10 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Wins Its 3rd Straight Week in Viewers and All Key Adult Demos
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 09:49 AM]
Nickelodeon Closes Week as Basic Cable's Top Total Day Network with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of June 14-20.

[06/22/10 - 09:39 AM]
MTV Spotlights the Music and Moments That Crowned Michael Jackson the "King of Pop" Friday, June 25 Through Sunday, June 27
Said offerings include a one-hour retrospective special on Friday, June 25 at 6:30/5:30c.

[06/22/10 - 09:35 AM]
ABC Wins Its 4th Straight Monday with the Bachelorette and True Beauty
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 21.

[06/22/10 - 09:09 AM]
TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland" Acquired for Global Distribution
Endemol has signed on to distribute the series outside of the U.S.

[06/22/10 - 06:01 AM]
Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens Heat Up July on Vh1
"Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch" and season two of "The T.O. Show" both premiere Sunday, July 11.

[06/22/10 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Hawthorne" Executive Producer Glen Mazzara

[06/22/10 - 12:02 AM]
Interview: "Downfall" Host Chris Jericho

[06/21/10 - 11:26 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Quinn-Tuplets, The" (CBS)

[06/21/10 - 11:25 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Blue Bloods" (CBS)

[06/21/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 21
Updates include: Charice Pempengco to visit FOX's "Glee"; Sean Murray closes deal to return to CBS's "NCIS"; and Starz to develop a domestic take on Australia's "Underbelly."

[06/21/10 - 02:10 PM]
Jimmy Buffett to Host "CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live from the Gulf Coast" Premiering Thursday, July 1 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on Cmt
The 90-minute special features performances by Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Sonny Landreth and Jesse Winchester.

[06/21/10 - 11:57 AM]
Wayne Brady, Jeff Foxworthy, Vanessa Marcil and Alex Trebek to Present on "The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards"
In addition, Ryan Seacrest will introduce the "American Bandstand" and Dick Clark tribute.

[06/21/10 - 11:29 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Series True Blood for Fourth Season
Production will begin early next year in Los Angeles for a summer 2011 debut.

[06/21/10 - 09:26 AM]
Debuts of Scoundrels and Gates Boost Their Slots for Abc
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 20.

[06/21/10 - 06:44 AM]
American Idol Season 10 Auditions Begin Saturday, July 17 in Nashville, Tn
Plus: the show is expanding the eligibility age range for the first time ever to include hopefuls from 15 to 28 years old.

[06/21/10 - 06:12 AM]
Pedigree(R) Food for Dogs and Hallmark Channel Team Up to Help Raise Awareness for Homeless Pets
Said push is tied to the original movie "You Lucky Dog," premiering June 26 on the network.

[06/21/10 - 12:45 AM]
Interview: "Last Comic Standing" Host Craig Robinson







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[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.