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[05/11/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11
Updates include: Seth Gabel upped to regular on FOX's "Fringe"; Shemar Moore to continue on CBS's "Criminal Minds"; and FOX to bump "Bob's Burgers" for "Allen Gregory" this fall.

[05/11/11 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Sets Two Dramas, Two Comedies for Freshman Class of 2011-12 Season
The newcomers include projects starring Christina Applegate, Whitney Cummings, Maria Bello and Debra Messing.

[05/11/11 - 03:20 PM]
"Becoming Chaz" Launches OWN Documentary Club Ranking Fifth Among All Ad-Supported Cable
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 02:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Bulls/Celtics Put TNT on Top
Said coverage bests Discovery's "Deadliest Catch," among others.

[05/11/11 - 02:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" and "Swamp Brothers" #1 and #2 Cable Programs Among Men in Prime on Tuesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 01:04 PM]
Current TV's "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" Taps Key Contributors Ken Burns, Nicole Lamoureux, Richard Lewis, Michael Moore and Markos Moulitsas to Lend Their Views and Voices as a Regular Part of the "Countdown" Line Up
"Countdown" launches Monday, June 20th at 8:00/7:00c and will air live each week night.

[05/11/11 - 12:20 PM]
MTV's Hidden Camera Series "Disaster Date" Returns for a Fourth Season Premiering May 16th at 6:30 PM ET/PT
"Jersey Shore's" Pauly D, Deena Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi are among those set to stop by this season.

[05/11/11 - 12:06 PM]
CBS.com Launches "Big Brother" 'Ultimate Fan' Sweepstakes, Giving Fans a Chance to Win a Trip to the Big Brother House
As previously announced, the new season of the summer mainstay will premiere on Thursday, July 7.

[05/11/11 - 11:35 AM]
"Ryan & Tatum: The O'Neals" to Premiere on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Father's Day, Sunday, June 19 at 10 PM ET/PT
The eight episode series "takes viewers inside the emotional father/daughter relationship of acting dynasty Ryan and Tatum O'Neal as they journey to re-build their once strong bond."

[05/11/11 - 11:18 AM]
Video: Bieber Fever Is Taking Over MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" on Thursday, May 12 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
"Somebody To Love," "Never Say Never," "Baby," "Eenie Meanie" and "Runaway Love" are among this week's featured tracks.

[05/11/11 - 11:06 AM]
ABC Is Looking for Singers Across America For Its New Summertime Series, "Karaoke Battle U.S.A."
The series, formerly known as "America's Karaoke Challenge," will premiere Monday, August 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/11 - 11:05 AM]
"Expedition Impossible" Announces the 13 Teams of Three Vying for Victory in the Biggest Adventure of Their Lives
Each winning team member will receive $50,000 ($150,000 total for the team) as well a new Ford Explorer.

[05/11/11 - 09:49 AM]
The Ladies of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" Are Back for a Reunion Special
HOT 97's Angie Martinez hosts the special, airing Monday, May 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/11/11 - 09:22 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 09:04 AM]
Seventeen Magazine and ABC Family Join Forces to Delete Digital Drama
Emily Osment, Kelly Rowan and Kay Panabaker will star in "Cyberbully," an original movie premiering Sunday, July 17.

[05/11/11 - 08:55 AM]
ABC is Up on Tuesday/"DWTS" Results is the Most-Watched TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 10.

[05/11/11 - 08:53 AM]
"The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" Honored With Four Daytime Emmy(R) Nominations
The event is up for Special Class Special, Special Class Writing, Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control and Achievement in Live & Direct To Tape Sound Mixing.

[05/11/11 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Axed "Traffic Light" Perks Up for FOX
Plus: NBC's "The Voice" takes a dip in the 10:00/9:00c hour but is still top demo draw.

[05/11/11 - 06:01 AM]
Nominations Announced for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards"
Wayne Brady will host the June 19 broadcast, which will hand out Lifetime Achievement Awards to Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek.

[05/10/11 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 10
Updates include: Remi Aubuchon to take over TNT's "Falling Skies"; Ryan Reynolds, Allan Loeb team for TV banner; and Michael Seitzman lands overall deal with ABC Studios.

[05/10/11 - 09:01 PM]
FOX Adds Four, Cancels Five as Upfront Looms
Newcomers "Alcatraz," "The Finder," "The New Girl," "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" are in while "Human Target," "Breaking In," "The Chicago Code," "Traffic Light," "Lie to Me" are out.

[05/10/11 - 04:12 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Stargate Universe" Signs Off With Season High
The Syfy original's swan song posts its best numbers of 2011.

[05/10/11 - 03:59 PM]
"American Chopper" Rides to Ratings Success With Highest Numbers This Season
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, May 9.

[05/10/11 - 01:43 PM]
FOX Wins First Full Week of May Sweep
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/10/11 - 01:11 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Continues Climb
The HBO drama inches to another series high on Sunday.

[05/10/11 - 12:19 PM]
Emmy Award Winner Neil Patrick Harris Returns to Host "The 65th Annual Tony(R) Awards," To Be Broadcast Live from the Beacon Theater in New York, Sunday, June 12 on CBS
"We've got a fantastic mix of live performances, a few secret surprises - and since they're closed for retooling, we're using all the rigging equipment from Spiderman," said Harris. "What could possibly go wrong?"

[05/10/11 - 11:52 AM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers Led by "NCIS" and "The Good Wife"
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/10/11 - 11:23 AM]
Innerscope Research and Fox Broadcasting Company Debut Biometric Study Scientifically Validating the Creation of Brand Equity through Immersive Media Exposure
The research found that TV has "the power to form need states - which make consumers receptive to brand messages - where none existed before."

[05/10/11 - 11:07 AM]
HGTV Teams With Disney Parks to Create Fantasy-Filled Backyards in "My Yard Goes Disney"
R. Brandon Johnson hosts the six-episode series, premiering Monday, June 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/10/11 - 10:58 AM]
Discovery Channel and Comedian Andy Samberg Join Forces for 24th Annual "Shark Week" Celebration
The annual event kicks off Sunday, July 31 at 9:00/8:00c with the first of seven all-new specials.

[05/10/11 - 10:57 AM]
NBC's "The Voice" and "The Office" Rank Among the Top 10 Programs in Adults 18-49 for the Week of May 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/10/11 - 10:43 AM]
"Why Not? With Shania Twain" Posts Highest OWN Premiere Since Network Launch Weekend
OWN spins the numbers for Sunday, May 8.

[05/10/11 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Finishes as America's Most-Watched TV Show for the 2nd Straight Week, Outdrawing Both Editions of Fox's "American Idol"
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/10/11 - 09:48 AM]
Prognosis Good for "House" as Hit Series Is Renewed for Eighth Season
"Over the past seven seasons, 'House' has redefined the medical drama and has given us one of television's most compelling and iconic characters," said Kevin Reilly.

[05/10/11 - 09:44 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Prime and Total Day in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/10/11 - 09:14 AM]
More Reasons to "Love Lust," Sundance Channel's Series Chronicling the History of Pop Cultura Phenomena: Six New Episodes Beginning June 7th at 10 PM
"Street Eats," "Sex Symbols" and "The Undead" are among the upcoming installments.

[05/10/11 - 09:11 AM]
"Dexter" Closes in on Colin Hanks for Season 6
He'll play Travis, "a highly intelligent young expert on ancient artifacts who gets linked to a series of grisly murders in Miami."

[05/10/11 - 09:05 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "Three Weeks, Three Kids," Scores With Viewers as #1 Ranked Cable Movie of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, May 7.

[05/10/11 - 09:02 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for "Big Brother" and the New Reality Series, "Same Name"
"Big Brother" returns Thursday, July 7 while "Same Name" launches Sunday, July 24.

[05/10/11 - 08:54 AM]
ABC Dominates 2nd Straight Monday of May/"Castle" Surges
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 9.

[05/10/11 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago Code" Perks Up for FOX
The FOX drama, along with ABC's "Castle," are the only series up week-to-week.

[05/10/11 - 08:02 AM]
VH1's "Wedding Wars" Finale Airs Mon. May 16th at 11:30 PM ET/PT
The series, from 495 Productions, will wrap in the aforementioned late-night slot.

[05/10/11 - 08:01 AM]
Manny Pacquiao Delivers a Blow to Daniel's Face When Hit Series "Tosh.0" Returns With New Episodes on Tuesday, May 17 At 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Upcoming episodes will include guest appearances by Boyz II Men, Gus Johnson, James Van Der Beek and John Witherspoon.

[05/10/11 - 07:56 AM]
Discovery Channel Special "Killing Bin Laden" Provides Detailed Account of Dangerous and Historic Operation
The network further details the previously announced special, airing Sunday, May 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/10/11 - 07:46 AM]
Current TV's Multi Award-Winning Investigative Series "Vanguard" Returns for a Highly Anticipated Fifth Season on Monday, June 20 at 9:00 PM ET
Upcoming installments include "Gateway to Heroin," "Sex Lies & Cigarettes," "Sushi to the Slaughter" and "City of God, Gangs & Guns."

[05/10/11 - 07:19 AM]
WE tv Renews "Braxton Family Values"; Grows 2011/2012 Programming Slate
New additions include "Amsale Girls," "Texas Multi Mamas" and "The Willis Clan."

[05/10/11 - 03:01 AM]
Summer School is a "Drag" This Summer on Logo!
A new one-hour, 10-episode season of "RuPaul's Drag U" premieres Monday, June 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/09/11 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 9
Updates include: Robert Sean Leonard, Omar Epps to return to FOX's "House"; Taylor Momsen, Jessica Szohr out while Kaylee DeFer as regulars on The CW's "Gossip Girl."

[05/09/11 - 11:33 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Bones" Co-Star Emily Deschanel
Part five of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.

[05/09/11 - 11:32 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Bones" Co-Star David Boreanaz
Part four of five from this week's event at The Paley Center for Media.







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[04/18/14 - 09:30 AM]
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