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[08/03/10 - 06:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 3
Updates include: Jeff Goldblum departs USA's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"; Sara Rue to host The CW's "Shedding for the Wedding"; and Sherry Stringfield to star in Josh Berman's Lifetime pilot.

[08/03/10 - 01:45 PM]
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Gsp VS. Team Koscheck Cast Is Announced
Season 12 of the UFC franchise premieres Wednesday, September 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/03/10 - 01:30 PM]
NBC to Air Special 'Minute to Win It' Episode Featuring Former Miss USA and Miss Universe Titleholders
Said installment will air Monday, August 23 as a lead in to "The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant."

[08/03/10 - 12:52 PM]
The Wednesday Edition of 'America's Got Talent' Is the #1 Program of the Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 26-August 1.

[08/03/10 - 12:20 PM]
Jonas L.A. Hits Series Highs in Total Viewers, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 26-August 1.

[08/03/10 - 11:20 AM]
HGTV Set to Launch 'HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway' in September
Fans can get their first on-air tour of the home during the "HGTV Urban Oasis 2010" special on Monday, September 6.

[08/03/10 - 10:56 AM]
FX Orders Pilot Production of Alabama
The cable channel likewise details the pilot, from Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon.

[08/03/10 - 10:55 AM]
FX Likes Louie
The network formally announces the show's second season renewal.

[08/03/10 - 10:52 AM]
CBS Extends Its Summer Winning Streak to Six Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 26-August 1.

[08/03/10 - 10:35 AM]
ABC Is the Only Major Net to Post Gains Over the Year-Ago Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 26-August 1.

[08/03/10 - 10:26 AM]
Icarly Is Basic Cable's Top Telecast This Week, with Almost 8 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 26-August 1.

[08/03/10 - 10:20 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Renews "Louie," Orders "Alabama"
Plus: the FX topper talks "Damages," DVRs and cable series becoming "status symbols" for actors.

[08/03/10 - 10:07 AM]
NBC Pulls Back Curtain on New Fall Season with 'The NBC Primetime Preview Show'
The program is estimated to air nearly 500 times over broadcast, digital and cable platforms beginning August 7.

[08/03/10 - 09:35 AM]
Groundbreaking Comedy Troupe "The Kids in the Hall" Reunite on Ifc
"Death Comes to Town" premieres with back-to-back episodes on Friday, August 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/03/10 - 09:02 AM]
Lady Gaga Dominates Nominations for the "2010 MTV Video Music Awards" with Thirteen Nods While Eminem Comes in Second with Eight
The annual event will air live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 12.

[08/03/10 - 09:00 AM]
Total Nonstop Action (Tna) Wrestling's 'Tna Reaction' to Premiere on Spike
The one-hour series will air on Thursday nights beginning August 12 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/03/10 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's the Bachelorette Marks Best Finale Since 2004
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 2.

[08/03/10 - 06:48 AM]
Rocker Bret Michaels and Natalie Morales to Host the '2010 Miss Universe(R) Pageant' on NBC Monday, August 23
Plus: Orianthi and John Legend & The Roots will perform live during the competition.

[08/02/10 - 06:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 2
Updates include: Balthazar Getty out of ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"; Malcolm-Jamal Warner joins BET's "Reed Between the Lines"; and Fiona Gubelmann lands female lead in FX's "Wilfred."

[08/02/10 - 03:04 PM]
Video: New Clip Packages for FOX's "Lone Star," "Raising Hope" & "Running Wilde"
Each was shown prior to its panel at the TCA Summer Press Tour today.

[08/02/10 - 01:43 PM]
Janeane Garofalo and Russ Tamblyn Guest Star in IFC's Original Comedy Series, ''The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret''
David Cross toplines the project, which rolls out Friday, October 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/02/10 - 12:46 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly, Rice Tight-Lipped on "Idol"
"The only thing I can tell you with absolute certainty right now is that no one has signed a deal yet," said Peter Rice.

[08/02/10 - 12:29 PM]
ABC Family's "Chatterbox" Ipad Application Now Available on Itunes
The app allows fans to interact with one another about their favorite ABC Family shows, characters and storylines.

[08/02/10 - 10:54 AM]
Large Hungry Crocodiles (Lake Placid 3) and Heat Sucking Aliens (Frost Giant) Steam Up Syfy's August Saturday Original Movies
Plus: Roger and Julie Corman's "Sharktopus," starring Eric Roberts, premieres Saturday, September 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/02/10 - 10:13 AM]
Sidewalk Surfing Buddies Return for Third Season of Hit Disney XD Comedy Series, "Zeke and Luther"
New episodes of the buddy comedy will begin production this fall in and around southern California.

[08/02/10 - 09:40 AM]
Big Brother Tops Sunday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 1.

[08/02/10 - 09:30 AM]
Spike Lee Returns to New Orleans Five Years After Katrina for If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise, Debuting AuG. 23 and 24, Exclusively on Hbo
The project is a follow up to Lee's Emmy- and Peabody-winning 2006 documentary "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts."

[08/02/10 - 09:21 AM]
Bravo Announces the Launch of Their Ipad App "Bravo Now"
Bravo Now will launch with the "Talk Bubble" during the season finale of "Bethenny Getting Married?" on August 5.

[08/02/10 - 09:07 AM]
Genesis Clears Fireworks International's 'Heartland,' 22 One-Hour Episodes, in More Than 94% of Country for 2010-11
The series revolves around "the struggle of a debt-ridden family of Rocky Mountain horse ranchers fighting to keep a dream alive."

[08/02/10 - 08:36 AM]
FOX 09/10 Season and Summer 2010 Performance Highlights
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/02/10 - 08:35 AM]
Stars Align in Springfield for Season 22 of "The Simpsons"
Hugh Laurie, Halle Berry, Ricky Gervais, Daniel Radcliffe, Jon Hamm and Martha Stewart are among the guest voices.

[08/02/10 - 08:34 AM]
Indira Varma and Janet Montgomery Hit the Bull's Eye Joining the Cast of FOX's "Human Target"
The show's second season rolls out Friday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/02/10 - 08:33 AM]
First-Ever "American Country Awards" to Air Live Monday, December 6, on Fox
The event is billed as "the first country music awards show where the fans determine the winners."

[08/02/10 - 08:32 AM]
New Epic Family Adventure "Terra Nova" to Preview in May Prior to Premiering on FOX in Fall 2011
Plus: the series will film on location in Australia.

[08/02/10 - 08:31 AM]
Crack the Code with New "FOX Codes"
The QR codes, or quick response codes, give instant access to mobile sites for LONE STAR, FRINGE and GLEE.

[08/02/10 - 08:02 AM]
CBS and Comcast Sign Ten-Year Content Carriage Agreement
In addition, Comcast will have greatly expanded on-demand access to CBS and SHOWTIME content via their cable and online platforms.

[08/02/10 - 07:07 AM]
The White Stripes Strip Down Across Canada in New Documentary the White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights
The film will make its premium television debut on Showtime on Thursday, August 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/02/10 - 06:48 AM]
MTV Hardens Commitment to Scripted Programming with Season 2 Greenlight of "The Hard Times of Rj Berger"
MTV has ordered 12 episodes for Season 2.

[08/01/10 - 12:11 PM]
ABC at TCA: Lee Just 36 Hours Into New Job
"I am, as you can probably guess, super unprepared," incoming ABC topper Paul Lee told reporters.

[08/01/10 - 09:03 AM]
ABC to Announce the New Cast of "Dancing with the Stars" During "Bachelor Pad," Monday August 30
Immediately following each cast member's unveiling during primetime, ABC.com will post the updated list online.

[07/31/10 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: July 30-31
Updates include: Eddie Cibrian to visit NBC's "Chase"; "No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" plans revival; and "Law & Order: Los Angeles" completes casting.

[07/30/10 - 04:58 PM]
Bravo's the Real Housewives of Atlanta Join the Ghost Hunters for One Evening Only as Special Guest Investigators
Sheree Whitfield, NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak will be featured in an episode set to air this fall.

[07/30/10 - 04:54 PM]
Syfy's Robust Scripted Development Slate Features Projects from Kevin Sorbo, Lee Majors, Sanctuary Creative Team and Universal Cable Productions
Said offerings include revamped versions of two former FOX pilots, "Ball & Chain" and "Me & Lee."

[07/30/10 - 04:35 PM]
Syfy Debuts New Reality Series Hunting Hollywood and Orders Six Additional Episodes of Breakout Original Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files
"Hunting Hollywood" bows Thursday, November 4 to be followed by new episodes of "Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files."

[07/30/10 - 01:38 PM]
Jefferson - New Special Premieres on Tuesday, August 24 at 8pm ET on History(Tm)
The two-hour special explores his political rise at a time of revolutionary fervor.

[07/30/10 - 01:02 PM]
NBC at TCA: We'Re Rebuilding But Stronger
Plus: the executives on Steve Carell's exit; the difference between "Heroes" and "The Cape"; the shelving of "Day One" and more!

[07/30/10 - 12:57 PM]
Elizabeth Edwards Goes One-On-One in Two-Part Daytime Talk Exclusive During September 13th Premiere Week of 'The Nate Berkus Show'
The syndicated series, cleared in 95% of the country, bows Monday, September 13.

[07/30/10 - 12:21 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore" Season Two Premiere #1 Cable Telecast of 2010 with P12-34
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, July 29.

[07/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Paul Lee as New President, ABC Entertainment Group
"ABC is a great network defined by creativity and known for delivering some of the best shows on television," said Lee.

[07/30/10 - 11:51 AM]
Oscar Nominee Terrence Howard and Corey Stoll Join Regular Cast of NBC's New 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'
Howard will portray a district attorney and will share the position with Alfred Molina.







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[07/07/20 - 03:05 PM]
FX and Hulu Launch 10-Episode Documentary Series "The New York Times Presents"
The series, a follow-up to "The Weekly," will feature 10 individual documentaries that will air on Fridays at 10:00/9:00c beginning July 10.

[07/07/20 - 12:36 PM]
An Epic Night of Engineering: New Season of "Impossible Engineering" Followed by Series Premiere of "Super Factories" Kicks Off on July 15 on Science Channel
Behind every seemingly impossible feat of engineering are the trailblazers and risk takers who have helped pioneer new technologies and techniques, revolutionizing engineering as we know it today.

[07/07/20 - 11:30 AM]
Documentary "Stockton on My Mind" Debuts July 28 on HBO
The film is the multi-layered story of millennial mayor Michael Tubbs, whose own experience growing up amid poverty and violence inspired him to create innovative change in his beleaguered hometown of Stockton, California.

[07/07/20 - 10:39 AM]
Video: "Love on the Spectrum" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Finding love can be hard for anyone. For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating is even more complicated.

[07/07/20 - 10:19 AM]
Travel Channel Brings "Wonder Women: Superstars of Paranormal" to Comic-Con International's Virtual Comic-Con@Home This July
Panelists include paranormal investigators and researchers Amy Bruni ("Kindred Spirits") and Katrina Weidman ("Portals to Hell"), paranormal explorer Chelsea Laden ("Destination Fear") and psychic medium Cindy Kaza ("The Holzer Files").

[07/07/20 - 10:17 AM]
Video: "Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist" - New Comedy Special - Amazon Prime Video
The two-part stand-up special features Gaffigan as he embarks on a seemingly impossible quest: to land in a country with no material, experience the culture and food, and then write and perform all-new material, all in one visit.

[07/07/20 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Animated Series "Young Love," Based on the Academy Award(R)-Winning Short Film "Hair Love" from Creator Matthew A. Cherry and Sony Pictures Animation
"I am beyond excited to continue telling the story of Stephen, Angela and Zuri and further explore the family dynamics of a young Black millennial family we established in our short film Hair Love as an animated series," said Cherry.

[07/07/20 - 09:59 AM]
"NBA Countdown Presented by Mountain Dew: NBA Restart," A Two-Hour Live ABC Prime-Time Special, to Air Saturday, July 25
The ESPN produced special will also include special guest interviews and live reports from the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida - home of the NBA season.

[07/07/20 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Feature from Martin Scorsese About David Johansen, Legendary Frontman of the New York Dolls
"I've known David Johansen for decades, and his music has been a touchstone ever since I listened to the Dolls when I was making Mean Streets," said Scorsese.

[07/07/20 - 09:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Inks Multiplatform Deal with James Corden and Ben Winston to Produce Animated Movie and TV Series Based on Children's Book, "Real Pigeons Fight Crime"
Said Winston, "We are so delighted to be working with our great friends at Nickelodeon on this wonderful, charming and funny book, and can't wait to help bring it to life for kids everywhere!"

[07/07/20 - 08:59 AM]
Luca Guadagnino's New HBO/Sky Drama Series "We Are Who We Are" Debuts This September
A story about two American kids who live on a U.S. military base in Italy, the series explores friendship, first-love, identity, and immerses the audience in all the messy exhilaration and anguish of being a teenager.

[07/07/20 - 08:24 AM]
Shudder Takes Zoom Calls to a Terrifying New Level with "Host," A Horror Movie Shot and Produced Remotely During Quarantine
Set to premiere on Thursday, July 30, exclusively on Shudder in all its territories, "Host" was shot remotely during quarantine and features groundbreaking scares, stunts, and surprises, all filmed by the actors in their own homes.

[07/07/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "The Titan Games"
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/07/20 - 08:12 AM]
Video: "The Claudia Kishi Club" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Asian American creatives pay passionate tribute to the iconic, stereotype-busting "Baby-Sitters Club" character in this heartfelt documentary short.

[07/07/20 - 08:06 AM]
Netflix Orders Fifth Season of "The Last Kingdom"
Producer Carnival Films confirmed the news on social media this morning.