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[01/07/11 - 11:30 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Shameless" (Showtime)

[01/07/11 - 11:29 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Episodes" (Showtime)

[01/07/11 - 11:28 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2010: #10-1
Our annual countdown concludes with "Community," "Mad Men," "Terriers" and more!

[01/07/11 - 06:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 7
Updates include: History nixes "The Kennedys"; ABC greenlights two comedies; and David E. Kelley's "Wonder Woman" gets tabled.

[01/07/11 - 04:04 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Attracts Nearly 3.5 Million Total Viewers in Combined Prime Telecasts
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, January 6.

[01/07/11 - 03:05 PM]
HBO Films Presents a Film by Curtis Hanson, "Too Big to Fail," Based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's Bestselling Book About the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuting in May
The project's ensemble cast includes William Hurt, Ed Asner, Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, Topher Grace, Matthew Modine, Cynthia Nixon, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Pullman, Tony Shalhoub and James Woods.

[01/07/11 - 03:04 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Kate Winslet Stars in "Mildred Pierce," A Five-Part HBO Miniseries Event Debuting in March
Parts one and two will debut back-to-back on Sunday, March 27.

[01/07/11 - 03:03 PM]
New HBO Series "Game of Thrones," Based on the Bestselling Books by George R.R. Martin, Debuts April 17
The 10-episode season was filmed at various locations in Northern Ireland and Malta.

[01/07/11 - 03:02 PM]
Diane Lane, Tim Robbins and James Gandolfini Star in HBO Films' "Cinema Verite," A Dramatic Look at the Making of the Groundbreaking Documentary "An American Family" Debuting in April
Patrick Fugit, Kathleen Quinlan, Lolita Davidovich, Shanna Collins and Thomas Dekker also star.

[01/07/11 - 03:01 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
Among its 2011 plans: fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," premiering Sunday, April 17.

[01/07/11 - 01:44 PM]
AMC, Starz Confirm "Mad Men," "Spartacus" Renewals
When they'll return however remains to be determined.

[01/07/11 - 01:38 PM]
Lifetime's "Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy," Starring Hayden Panettiere and Marcia Gay Harden, to Premiere February 21
Amanda Fernando Stevens, Paolo Romio, Djirbi Kebe and Vincent Riotta also star.

[01/07/11 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Announces New Unscripted Series for February 2011 Launches
"Seriously Funny Kids," "One Born Every Minute" bow Tuesday, February 1 while "Quad Squad," "Glamour Belles" are due Wednesday, February 9.

[01/07/11 - 01:27 PM]
USA Welcomes New and Recurring Guest Stars to Winter Launches of "White Collar," "Royal Pains" and New Original Scripted Series "Fairly Legal"
Henry Winkler, Hilarie Burton, Diahann Carroll, Richard Dean Anderson, Ethan Embry, Gilles Marini and John Legend are among the featured actors.

[01/07/11 - 01:19 PM]
Roma Downey and Marion Ross Star in "Keeping Up With The Randalls," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere July 9
Kayla Ewell and Thad Luckinbill also star in the project, formerly known as "Randall Reunion Races."

[01/07/11 - 01:18 PM]
Jack Coleman Takes the Stage in "Rock the House," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 11
Clare Carey, Helen Slater and Andy Milder co-star.

[01/07/11 - 01:17 PM]
Nicollette Sheridan Travels to Ireland on a "Honeymoon for One," A Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere June 4
Greg Wise and Patrick Baladi also star alongside Sheridan.

[01/07/11 - 01:16 PM]
Rob Estes Finds He Is Sharing His Garden Bench With a Ghost When He Ventures to "Edge of the Garden," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere May 14
Estes stars alongside Sarah Manninen, Kelly Monaco and David Lewis.

[01/07/11 - 01:15 PM]
Anna Chlumsky and Warren Christie Star in "Three Weeks, Three Kids," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, May 7
Chelah Horsdal, Susan Hogan and Kevin McNulty also star.

[01/07/11 - 01:14 PM]
MTV's Highest Rated Series Telecast Ever, Season Three of "Jersey Shore," Delivers 8.45 Million Total Viewers for Premiere
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, January 6.

[01/07/11 - 01:14 PM]
Sherry Stringfield and Danielle Panabaker Star in "Beverly Lewis' The Shunning," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere April 16
The movie is based on the first novel of "The Heritage of Lancaster County Books" from the New York Times best-selling author.

[01/07/11 - 01:13 PM]
Richard Thomas Stars in "Time After Time," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere March 19
Thomas stars alongside Kaj-Erik Eriksen as a man who travels back in time and comes face-to-face with a younger version of himself.

[01/07/11 - 01:12 PM]
Jennie Garth and Ethan Erickson Star in "Accidentally In Love," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere February 12
Fred Willard and Marilu Henner co-star in the project, written by Peter Facinelli.

[01/07/11 - 01:10 PM]
Hallmark Channel Signs Development Deal With Acclaimed Master Chef Emeril Lagasse
The show, which will be produced in association with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., will premiere in the fourth quarter of 2011 as a part of the "Hallmark Channel Home" daytime block.

[01/07/11 - 01:07 PM]
Video: The CW's "Shedding For The Wedding" Preview
The series premieres on Wednesday, February 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/07/11 - 01:05 PM]
Laurence Fishburne Stars in "Thurgood," Debuting Feb. 24 on HBO
The one-man play stars Laurence Fishburne in his Tony-nominated performance, filmed at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C.

[01/07/11 - 12:59 PM]
BCS Bowls Power ESPN to its Best-Ever Day and Week
ESPN spins the numbers for the week of December 27-January 2.

[01/07/11 - 11:42 AM]
HBO2 Continues Its Weekly Wednesday Documentary Series in the First Half of 2011 With a Provocative and Diverse Lineup of Films
Said lineup includes "JFK: In His Own Words," "Quadrangle" and "When Strangers Click: Five Stories from the Internet."

[01/07/11 - 11:41 AM]
HBO Sets Documentary Lineup for the First Half of 2011
Eugene Jarecki, Ben Anderson and Daphne Pinkerson are among the featured documentarians.

[01/07/11 - 11:33 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Deliver Dec. 27-31 Late-Night Ratings Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 27-31.

[01/07/11 - 11:26 AM]
Second Season of Hit Comedy Series "I'm In The Band" to Premiere Monday, January 17 on Disney XD
Leading up to the premiere, DisneyXD.com will launch a new Olympic-style game, "Rock-On-A-Thon."

[01/07/11 - 10:26 AM]
A&E Orders 20-Episode Second Season of the New Hit Series "Storage Wars"
Production on season two of the series is currently underway, to premiere in second quarter 2011.

[01/07/11 - 10:26 AM]
Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson Star in HBO Films' "The Sunset Limited," Debuting Feb. 12
Jones also directed and executive produced the film from a script by playwright Cormac McCarthy.

[01/07/11 - 10:18 AM]
A&E Network in Production on New Original Real-Life Series "Relapse" from the Producers of the Emmy-Award Winning Series "Intervention"
Five one-hour episodes have been ordered and will premiere second quarter 2011.

[01/07/11 - 10:11 AM]
A&E Presents the New Original Drama Series "Breakout Kings" - from the Producers of "Prison Break" - Premieres Sunday, March 13 at 10PM ET/PT
Laz Alonso, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jimmi Simpson, Malcolm Goodwin, Serinda Swan and Brooke Nevin star.

[01/07/11 - 09:39 AM]
AMC Kicks Off the New Year With Programming Lineup of Film Premieres and Favorites
Highlights include a two-night "The Walking Dead" marathon on January 18-19.

[01/07/11 - 09:38 AM]
AMC Begins Production on "Breaking Bad" Season Four
Season four consists of 13, one-hour episodes and is set to debut in summer 2011.

[01/07/11 - 09:37 AM]
AMC Announces Next Original Series, "The Killing" to Premiere Sunday, April 3rd at 10PM/ET
Mireille Enos, Billy Campbell, Joel Kinnaman, Michelle Forbes and Brent Sexton star.

[01/07/11 - 09:32 AM]
HBO Picks Up New Comedy Series "Girls," Created by and Starring "Tiny Furniture" Filmmaker Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner also serve as executive producers on the series.

[01/07/11 - 09:19 AM]
Original Episodes of "The Big Bang Theory," "CSI" and "The Mentalist" Return With Highest Adults 18-49 Ratings Since Early November
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 6.

[01/07/11 - 08:56 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Demo Crown
CBS however is the most-watched network last night.

[01/07/11 - 08:50 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday in Adults 18-49 as "Wipeout" Marks Most-Watched-Ever Telecast
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 6.

[01/07/11 - 07:54 AM]
MTV Joins With George Clooney, Google, The United Nations and Others to Help Deter War in Sudan
"Satellite Sentinel Project welcomes MTV and its viewers -- who have been standing up for years to end human rights crimes in Darfur and southern Sudan -- to our early warning system team," said Clooney.

[01/07/11 - 07:49 AM]
"Silencing the Song: An Afghan Fallen Star" Debuts Jan. 26 on HBO2
The documentary will be preceded by an encore presentation of 2010's "Afghan Star."

[01/07/11 - 07:43 AM]
Compassionate Family From Cocoa, Florida, Who Fly All Over the World to Help Those in Need, Become Latest Recipients on An "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
ABC details another upcoming installment of its reality franchise.

[01/07/11 - 07:38 AM]
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011 - Part 1" Tops its Combined Competition by Wide Margins in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 27-January 1.

[01/06/11 - 09:31 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2010: #20-11
Our annual countdown continues with "The Big C," "Sons of Anarchy," "Friday Night Lights" and more!

[01/06/11 - 06:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 6
Updates include: Kristen Johnston, Christine Taylor to topline TV Land pilots; and Amy Acker lands female lead on USA's "Common Law."

[01/06/11 - 04:01 PM]
"Submit Your Villain" Contest Gives One Lucky Fan the Chance to See Their Creation Depcited on NBC's New Drama "The Cape"
Co-star Summer Glau announced the unique opportunity today in a message to the show's Facebook fans.

[01/06/11 - 02:10 PM]
Planet Green Charges Into 2011 With Two Premiere Series This January
"Conviction Kitchen" and "Boomtown" bow Friday, January 14 and Saturday, January 29, respectively.







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[04/18/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Celebrate 40th Anniversary on Feb. 15, 2015
Past and present cast members, as well as special and musical guests from the show's incredible five-decade run, will appear on the telecast, with the specific lineup of guests to be determined in the coming months.

[04/18/14 - 10:56 AM]
New truTV Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro, Set To Premiere Thursday, May 15th at 10pm ET/PT
The new 12-episode and hilarious series follows Carbonaro as he tricks, amazes and amuses the unsuspecting public.

[04/18/14 - 10:21 AM]
TLC Stitches Up Season Two, And Says I Do to More "Something Borrowed, Something New"
Season three, currently scheduled to premiere in November, promises to deliver more tears shed over old shredded threads.

[04/18/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "The Normal Heart" - Trailer (HBO Films)
The trailer will air this Sunday, April 20 just before "Game of Thrones" at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Becky G, Zendaya, R5 and Fifth Harmony to Perform at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards
"Disney Channel Presents The Radio Disney Music Awards," a television special originating from the event, will be presented Sunday, April 27 on Disney Channel.

[04/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for 7th Season in July
Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
Shakira to Sing "Empire" from New Self-Titled Album on Live Tuesday, April 22 Telecast of "The Voice"
In addition to the Grammy Award-winning Shakira, "The Voice" coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will perform a song with their respective teams on the April 22 telecast.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.

[04/18/14 - 08:17 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday with "Scandal" Posting Best-Ever Season Finale Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:06 AM]
Celebrities, Renovating Families and Fixer-Uppers Take Center Stage in Nine New Series on HGTV
Among the network's latest additions: "Genevieve's Renovation," "Sold on the Spot" and "The Brothers Big Reno Project."

[04/18/14 - 07:45 AM]
Ed Stafford Returns to Discovery in All-New Epic Series, "Marooned" Premiering Wednesday, April 23 at 10PM ET/PT
Ed strive to prove to himself that he can tackle the challenges of any environment, once again with nothing except his camera - and find everything he needs to not just survive, but thrive in some of the world's toughest environments.

[04/17/14 - 09:31 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 17
Next week, on Wednesday, April 23, the Top Six get a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll as they perform two songs each - one country and one rock!

[04/17/14 - 03:04 PM]
Season Two of "Paternity Court with Lauren Lake" Begins Production in Atlanta This Summer
Presiding judge Lauren Lake will once again take her place on the bench, helping families come together to sort out complicated relationships and find resolution in their lives.