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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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[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.

[07/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Second Straight Week
"60 Minutes" and "Big Brother 16" are the most-watched programs in said categories.

[07/28/14 - 08:27 AM]
USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal Drama "Colony"
The project is a naturalistic drama about a family torn by opposing forces and making difficult choices as they balance staying together with surviving the struggle of the human race.