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[08/04/10 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 4
Updates include: AMC pushes "Breaking Bad" to July; Courtney Ford to visit The CW's "The Vampire Diaries"; and Austin Winsberg books "Zombies vs. Vampires" at NBC.

[08/04/10 - 03:32 PM]
Brad Bessey Named Executive Producer of "The Talk," CBS's New Daytime Talk Show
Bessey comes from "Entertainment Tonight," where he was a co-executive producer.

[08/04/10 - 03:16 PM]
NBC Drops "Breakthrough" After Two Weeks
Repeats of "Minute to Win It" will replace the Tony Robbins-led series effective immediately.

[08/04/10 - 03:04 PM]
Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club Miami" Is #1 Program on Cable in W18-34
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 3.

[08/04/10 - 02:34 PM]
Bravo's "The Rachel Zoe Project" Premiere Shuts It Down Becoming Most Watched Episode in Series History
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 3.

[08/04/10 - 02:17 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Sets Lineup of Hbo2 Presentations for the Second Half of 2010
Said offerings begin with WOMAN REBEL on August 18 and wrap with TOP 10 MONKS in December.

[08/04/10 - 02:16 PM]
HBO Unveils a Diverse Slate of Thought-Provoking Documentary Films for the Second Half of 2010
MY TRIP TO AL-QAEDA, THE FENCE and TEENAGE PAPARAZZO are all due in September.

[08/04/10 - 01:42 PM]
Disney XD's Premiere of "Phineas and Ferb Summer Belongs to You" Is Among the Channel's Top 3 Telecasts of the Year
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Monday, August 2.

[08/04/10 - 12:47 PM]
Daily Blowouts, Spray Tans and Cat Fights Are Back When Season Two of the Hit Reality Series "Jerseylicious" Premieres Sunday, September 5 at 8pm on the Style Network
The show's sophomore season will run for an expanded 20 episodes.

[08/04/10 - 12:02 PM]
Interview: "Dark Blue" Star Dylan Mcdermott, Executive Producers Rick Eid & Doug Jung

[08/04/10 - 10:15 AM]
Production Has Begun on "Lemonade Mouth," a Disney Channel Original Movie
The film stars Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks, Hayley Kiyoko, Blake Michael, Naomi Scott, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Christopher McDonald.

[08/04/10 - 10:14 AM]
Superstars Take the Stage as Tim Mcgraw Hosts "Cma Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Wednesday, September 1, on Abc
The special features performances by Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Alan Jackson, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire and more!

[08/04/10 - 09:58 AM]
Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert and Rascal Flatts Heat Up CMT's "Invitation Only" Stage with All-New Episodes Premiering This Fall
Said installments kick off Monday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/04/10 - 09:52 AM]
Bravo and Groupon Partner for Exclusive "Top Chef" Promotion
Beginning today, Groupon will offer consumers a discount coupon at eight "Top Chef" related properties across the country.

[08/04/10 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's Shaq VS. Opens Season 2 at Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 3.

[08/04/10 - 08:29 AM]
MTV Adds to Original Movie Slate with High School Comedy "Made: The Movie" Premiering Tuesday, August 24 at 10pm ET/PT
This marks the third premiere from the new slate of original movies produced in association with MTV.

[08/04/10 - 08:07 AM]
SyfY.com Posts Best July Ever in All Key Traffic Metrics
Syfy spins the digital numbers for the month of July.

[08/04/10 - 07:06 AM]
With the Fastest-Growing Primetime Audience in All of Cable, Investigation Discovery Gives Viewers Even More to Fall in Love With, Launching a Captivating New Slate of Fall Series and Specials
New series include WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY?, HARDCOVER MYSTERIES and THE WILL: FAMILY SECRETS REVEALED.

[08/04/10 - 07:01 AM]
FOX and Ustream Partner for "Teen Choice 2010" Red Carpet Live Webcast
Newly added stars include Dianna Agron, Charley Bewley, Justin Chon, Jon Chu, Chase Crawford, Nina Dobrev, Jimmy Fallon, Selena Gomez, Kiowa Gordon, Ed Helms and Joshua Jackson.

[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.







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[07/26/17 - 08:30 AM]
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[07/26/17 - 06:02 AM]
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[07/25/17 - 01:08 PM]
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[07/25/17 - 01:07 PM]
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[07/25/17 - 01:06 PM]
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[07/25/17 - 01:05 PM]
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[07/25/17 - 11:04 AM]
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