||[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.
||[03/10/13 - 11:44 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Army Wives" Co-Stars Catherine Bell & Kelli Williams
Check out our visit with two of the stars from Lifetime's flagship drama.
|[03/04/13 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 4
Updates include: Naveen Andrews to get "Reckless" at ABC; Alexis Bledel joins FOX's "Friends & Family"; and Benjamin Stockham cast as title role in NBC's "About a Boy."
||[03/01/13 - 02:56 PM]
"Drop Dead Diva" Alive Once Again at Lifetime
The Brooke Elliott-led hour got the boot in January but will now be back for a fifth season.
|[01/28/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 28
Updates include: NBC orders an additional episode of "Chicago Fire"; Rob Corddry, Allison Janney land pilots; and The CW gives green light to two more dramas.
||[01/24/13 - 04:31 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Nominee Brooke Shields to Join Lifetime's Hit Drama "Army Wives"
Shields will portray brash and brilliant Air Force Colonel Katherine "Kat" Young.
||[01/23/13 - 08:16 AM]
Lifetime's Hit Drama "Army Wives" Premieres 7th Season on March 10
Ashanti, Torrey DeVitto, Elle McLemore and Jesse McCartney join the cast of the new season, airing Sundays at 9:00/8:00c.
||[01/15/13 - 05:55 PM]
Lifetime Cancels "Drop Dead Diva" After Four Seasons
The series was the least-watched of the network's three scripted dramas in 2012.
|[01/11/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: The CW plots "The Vampire Diaries" spin-off; Andy Samberg, Jim Gaffigan land pilot orders; and Britney Spears confirms exit from "The X Factor."
|[01/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: NBC gives pilot order to "Bloodlines"; Sarah Shahi lands arc on CBS's "Person of Interest"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on MTV's "Awkward."
||[12/18/12 - 11:31 AM]
Lifetime to Post Strongest Year-on-Year Growth Among Key Demos in 10+ Years
Lifetime spins the numbers for the year to date.
|[11/30/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 30
Updates include: Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin to return to AMC's "The Killing"; CBS reveals "NCIS: LA" planted spin-off roles; and Seth MacFarlane to guest on FOX's "The Simspons."
||[11/29/12 - 09:26 AM]
Viewership for Lifetime Continues to Grow
Lifetime spins the numbers for the year to date.
|[11/16/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 16
Updates include: MTV to develop Gwenda Bond's "Blackwood" as a drama; Mark Wahlberg lands another reality pilot at A&E; and Lifetime reveals cast changes on "Army Wives."
|[11/12/12 - 01:37 PM]
MTV Names Susanne Daniels President of Programming
Daniels was formerly head of programming at The WB, President of Entertainment at Lifetime and Director of Comedy Development at FOX.
|[11/08/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 8
Updates include: James Morrison joins A&E's "Those Who Kill"; Liza Lapira to have a "Super Fun Night" for ABC; and Brigid Brannagh boards NBC's "After Hours."
||[11/02/12 - 12:56 PM]
Lifetime Posts Continued Growth in October
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of October and the year to date.
||[10/02/12 - 12:06 PM]
Lifetime Scores Third Straight Quarter Registering Year-on-Year Growth
Lifetime spins the numbers for the quarter to date.
|[09/21/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 21
Updates include: Ronald D. Moore to adapt "A Knight's Tale" for ABC; Zooey Deschanel to executive produce FOX's "Must Be Nice"; and Alfonso Cuarón to helm new drama pilot for NBC.
||[09/21/12 - 10:07 AM]
Lifetime Orders Another Tour of Duty for "Army Wives"
Lifetime has renewed its hit drama for a seventh season with a 13 episode order for a 2013 return.
||[08/28/12 - 12:28 PM]
Lifetime Posts Additional Growth for Month of August
Lifetime spins the numbers for the summer to date.
||[08/14/12 - 02:03 PM]
The Enchanting Catherine Bell Is Back with a New Career and a Newborn in "The Good Witch's Charm," a Hallmark Channel Original World Premiere, October 27
Chris Potter also returns for the fifth installment of the franchise.
||[07/31/12 - 12:32 PM]
Viewership Growth Continues for Lifetime - Network Posts Strongest Year-on-Year Growth for July in Key Demos in 11 Years
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of July.
||[07/20/12 - 12:27 PM]
Lifetime's "Army Wives" Reaches Series Milestone - Hit Drama to Premiere Its 100th Episode on August 5
Said installment features appearances by Dr. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the U.S. Army and General George Casey, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army.
||[06/26/12 - 03:01 PM]
Lifetime Continues to Post Growth Among Key Demos in Second Quarter 2012 Versus 2011
Lifetime spins the numbers for the quarter to date.
||[06/25/12 - 12:21 PM]
3.3 Million Total Viewers Salute Return of Lifetime's "Army Wives"
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 24.
|[05/31/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 31
Updates include: Kate Walsh to depart ABC's "Private Practice" after 13 episodes next season; Thomas Jane in talks to join TNT's "L.A. Noir"; and IFC to debut "Bullet in the Face" as a two-night event in August.
|[05/29/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 29
Updates include: "Private Practice" drops co-star Tim Daly; Comedy Central's "Brickleberry" to premiere Tuesday, September 25; and "Game of Thrones" producers detail season three roles.
||[05/17/12 - 10:28 AM]
Lifetime's "Army Wives" to Return With All-New Episodes on June 24 After This Sunday's Cliffhanger Episode
The series, which recently shot its 100th episode, will follow "Drop Dead Diva" on Sunday nights.
||[05/02/12 - 12:25 PM]
Lifetime Unveils New Iconic Logo and Tagline to Tap Into Cultural Shift Among Women
The new tagline "Your Life. Your Time." reflects "how women value and experience time and reinforces the network's triple threat programming strategy."
|[04/13/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 13
Updates include: Tom Hanks to develop Philip Kerr's "Berlin Noir" trilogy at HBO; Tricia O'Kelley reports to "Downwardly Mobile" at NBC; and Jesse Eisenberg to drop by Aaron Sorkin's "Newsroom" at HBO.
||[04/10/12 - 11:13 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Food Network, FX, G4, HBO, History & Lifetime
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.
|[04/02/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 2
Updates include: Nicholas Braun to lead "Friend Me" at CBS; Horatio Sanz joins Mary McCormack on ABC comedy pilot; and BET eyes a "Reed Between the Lines" spin-off.
||[03/29/12 - 12:58 PM]
Kellie Martin to Guest Star in Multiple Episodes of Lifetime's Hit Drama "Army Wives" Beginning Sunday, April 1
She plays Nicole Galassini, "a smart, no-nonsense expert in African geopolitics and a Captain in the Army's Intelligence Division."
||[03/27/12 - 02:12 PM]
Lifetime Posts Major Growth Among Key Demos in First Quarter 2012 Versus 2011
Lifetime spins the numbers for the quarter to date.
||[02/15/12 - 01:03 PM]
Lifetime's Hit Drama "Army Wives" to Premiere Sixth Season With Two-Hour Premiere Event on Sunday, March 4
Lead-out "Coming Home" will now return one week later on Sunday, March 11 at 10:00/9:00c.
|[02/13/12 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 13
Updates include: Zachary Levi to star in FOX's "Let It Go"; J.K. Simmons cast in ABC's "White Van Man"; and Alana De La Garza bound for NBC's "Do No Harm."
||[02/01/12 - 09:32 AM]
Lifetime's Hit Drama "Army Wives" and Award-Winning "Coming Home" to Return March 4, 2012
Clint Black, Elmo and The Oakland Raiders are among those featured in the latter's new season.
||[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.
|[12/09/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 9
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "Against the Wall"; ABC books "A Smile as Big as the Moon" for January 29; plus "Celebrity Wife Swap" premiere moves up to January 2.
|[11/30/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 30
Updates include: Lifetime extends "Army Wives" season to 23 episodes; Steven Seagal's "True Justice" lands at ReelzChannel; and Barry Bostwick, Julie Hagerty bound for "BFF" at TBS.
|[11/29/11 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 29
Updates include: Bryan Singer to direct NBC's "The Munsters"; Brandon Jay McLaren joins Jeff Eastin's new USA pilot; and ABC locks in 14th episode of "Pan Am."
|[10/30/11 - 09:02 PM]
Netflix and Disney-ABC Television Group Announce Extension of Existing Licensing Agreement to Stream TV Shows
Episodes from new seasons of current Disney-ABC series will be made available to Netflix 30-days after the last episode of each season airs.
|[10/21/11 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 21
Updates include: Leah Remini back at ABC with talent deal; Tom Hertz gets put pilot order from CBS; and Alan Ball brings "Wichita" to HBO.
|[10/20/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 20
Updates include: "Person of Interest," "Unforgettable" near full seasons from CBS; Ed Bernero to bring "The Punisher" to ABC; and Sean Jablonski to take over "Noir" at Starz.
|[09/27/11 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 27
Updates include: "Army Wives" co-star Sally Pressman inks talent deal with NBC; Jonathan Abrams, Adam Sztykiel both land TV projects; Bobby Bowman to import the U.K.'s "White Van Man."
|[09/08/11 - 03:10 PM]
Catherine Bell Signs on for a Fifth "Good Witch" Film for Hallmark Channel
"The Good Witch's Family," the franchise's fourth installment, premieres Saturday, October 29.
|[08/04/11 - 10:52 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 4
Updates include: Syfy renews "Eureka" for sixth season; Lifetime sends "The Protector" to late night; and Catherine Bell to star in TNT's "Good Morning, Killer."
|[07/27/11 - 10:50 AM]
Catherine Bell and Chris Potter Return to Star in the World Premiere of "The Good Witch's Family," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Saturday, October 29
The latest sequel will air as part of the network's "Countdown to Halloween" celebration.
|[07/27/11 - 10:45 AM]
Kim Delaney, Jared Abrahamson, Sarah-Jane Redmond and Paul McGillion All Star in the Hallmark Movie Channel Original Premiere, "Finding a Family," Saturday, October 15
Emmy-nominated Tom Patricia ("Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story") is among the executive producers.
||[05/22/11 - 08:49 PM]
Disney Media Distribution Launches 13 New and 11 Returning Series to International Buyers
Said lineup was presented to the international TV market at its annual International Upfront event.
||[05/03/11 - 10:20 AM]
Lifetime Announces 2011-12 Programming Slate
The cable channel has renewed "Army Wives" for a sixth season while "Drop Dead Diva" returns Sunday, June 19.
|[05/02/11 - 03:40 PM]
USA Network Announces Ambitious Slate of More Than a Dozen "Character" Driven Projects from Hollywood's A-List Talent
The 13 projects include efforts from Nathan Lane, Mark Gordon and Kara DioGuardi.
|[04/28/11 - 11:46 AM]
Mark Pedowitz Named New President of The CW
In his new capacity, the veteran network and television studio executive will oversee all aspects of The CW.
|[04/26/11 - 01:43 PM]
Scott Garner Named Senior Vice President, Scheduling and Acquisitions, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Most recently, Garner was senior vice president, planning, scheduling & acquisitions, Lifetime Networks.
|[04/18/11 - 06:08 AM]
Brigid Brannagh and Sean Patrick Flanery Star in "A Crush on You," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 11
Michael Clarke Duncan and Christine Scott Bennett also star in the project, formerly known as "Mystery Girl."
|[04/07/11 - 10:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 7
Updates include: Robert Sean Leonard to depart FOX's "House"; Sean Bean joins ABC's "Missing"; and Bravo shutters "The Real Housewives of D.C."
||[04/07/11 - 11:04 AM]
Q1 2011 Cable Ratings Recap: "The Game," "Tosh.0" & "Spartacus" See Largest Growth Among Scripted Series
"Hot in Cleveland," "Californication," "Big Love" conversely saw the biggest declines.
||[03/07/11 - 12:28 PM]
Lifetime's "Army Wives" Averages 4.2 Million Total Viewers in Season Five Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.
||[03/03/11 - 10:27 AM]
Lifetime Marks "Army Wives'" March 6 Return to Raise Funds for Military Families Through Social Media Partnership With BroadCause.com
Formed by a group of military spouses in 2008, Blue Star Families raises awareness of the challenges of military family life.
|[02/16/11 - 10:49 AM]
Lifetime to Launch All-New Reality Series "Coming Home" March 6, 2011
As previously reported, the newcomer will follow "Army Wives" on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.
|[02/07/11 - 12:33 PM]
Lifetime Picks Up Two Dramas, "Against the Wall" and "Exit 19"
Both series have received 13 episode orders, expanding Lifetime's slate of scripted programs from two to four this year.
|[02/03/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 3
Updates include: NBC orders four more pilots; Jesse McCartney joins "Locke & Key" at FOX; and Comedy Central sets a return date for "Futurama."
||[01/27/11 - 11:58 AM]
Exclusive: Lifetime Books "Army Wives" Return for March 6
The new season, to air at an earlier time of 9:00/8:00c, will serve as a lead-in for newcomer "Coming Home."
||[01/26/11 - 02:08 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Lifetime
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.
|[12/06/10 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 6
Updates include: Eliza Dushku departs TNT's "Bird Dog"; Liz Tigelaar confirms "Life Unexpected" finale date; and Joel McHale to continue on "The Soup" for two more years.
|[11/29/10 - 05:50 PM]
TV Land Greenlights Production on Two New Scripted Original Pilots "Happily Divorced" and "Rip City"
The pair, from auspices Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobsen and Terri Minsky, join the previously announced "Ex Men."
|[11/09/10 - 06:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 9
Updates include: Steven Weber, D.L. Hughley to star in TNT pilot; HBO passes on "The Miraculous Year"; and Catherine Bell to star in Lifetime's "Close Quarters."
|[11/02/10 - 06:01 AM]
TV Land's Highest-Rated Sitcom, "Hot in Cleveland," Starts Production on 20 New Episodes
Season two premieres Wednesday, January 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.
|[09/23/10 - 01:58 PM]
Lifetime Television Renews Hit Scripted Series Army Wives and Drop Dead Diva
The dramas will return for fifth and third seasons, respectively, of 13 episodes each in 2011.
|[09/14/10 - 05:16 PM]
Catherine Bell Signs on to Star in a 4th Installment of "The Good Witch"
"The Good Witch's Gift," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, premieres Saturday, November 13.
|[09/01/10 - 07:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 1
Updates include: FOX lands "Locke & Key"; Mekhi Phifer to depart "Lie to Me"; and TNT on track to renew "Memphis Beat."
|[08/12/10 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 12
Updates include: Jeremy Davidson to recur on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters"; Neal McDonough is Starz's "Vigilante Priest"; and ABC to import the U.K.'s "MI-5."
|[08/09/10 - 06:02 AM]
Brigid Brannagh and Sean Patrick Flanery Star in 'Mystery Girl,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Which Has Begun Production
Christine Scott Bennett also stars in the project, due next year.
|[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.
|[06/14/10 - 09:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 14
Updates include: Gabrielle Union to star in Lifetime's "Army Wives" spin-off; A.J. Cook is dropped from "Criminal Minds"; and "Edgar Floats" gets an overhaul by ABC.
|[05/10/10 - 04:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 10
Updates include: Brigid Brannagh to star in potential "Army Wives" spin-off; and MTV orders its "Skins" import to series.
|[05/04/10 - 12:06 PM]
Kim Raver to Star in Lifetime Original Movie Bond of Silence
Raver will star as "a widow whose husband is mysteriously murdered while trying to quell a wild teenage house party on New Year's Eve."
||[04/30/10 - 08:49 AM]
Interview: "Army Wives" Executive Producer Deborah Spera
|[03/29/10 - 12:15 PM]
Lifetime Partners with Nascar and Jr Motorsports to Promote Season Four Premiere of Hit Drama Army Wives
The series will serve as the official sponsor of JR Motorsports' No. 7 car, driven by Scott Wimmer, during the Nashville 300.
|[03/04/10 - 12:47 PM]
Second Season of Lifetime Television's Critically Acclaimed Hit Series Drop Dead Diva to Premiere Sunday, June 6
Plus: season one of will be encored behind original episodes of "Army Wives" with back-to-back episodes at 11:00/10:00c from beginning April 11 through May 23.
|[01/13/10 - 11:38 AM]
Lifetime Television's Hit Drama Army Wives to Return for Its Fourth Season on April 11, 2010
"Next season of 'Army Wives' promises to be one of its best ever and we are very excited to
bring it back to Lifetime's viewers in April," said JoAnn Alfano.
|[12/30/09 - 08:34 AM]
The Closer, "True Blood" Lead 2009's Scripted Cable Series
Plus: how more than 60 of cable's scripted series fared in 2009.
|[08/31/09 - 12:27 PM]
Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva Scores Highest Ratings of the Season in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, August 30.
|[08/24/09 - 01:35 PM]
Lifetime's 'Drop Dead Diva' Delivers Its Highest Rated Episode of the Season Among Women 18-49 and Women 25-54
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, August 23.
|[08/24/09 - 12:36 PM]
Fifth Episode of Summer Sensation Warehouse 13 Becomes Most-Watched Original Series Telecast in Syfy's 17-Year History
Syfy further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 4.
|[08/20/09 - 09:15 AM]
Lifetime Television Picks-Up Second Season of Hit Comedic Drama Drop Dead Diva
The network has ordered 13 new episodes of the freshman series for 2010.
|[08/17/09 - 12:42 PM]
Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva and Army Wives Reach Highest Ratings of the Season
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, August 16.
|[07/13/09 - 01:35 PM]
Lifetime Television's All-New Comedic Drama 'Drop Dead Diva' Posts Network's Highest Premiere Ratings Across Key Demographics Since 2007 Debut of Army Wives
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, July 12.
|[06/05/09 - 11:11 AM]
Lifetime Television and Mary Kay Announce Media and Marketing Partnership for Hit Series Army Wives
The partnership begins with Mary Kay's sponsorship of the third season premiere and extends throughout the entire season.
||[06/05/09 - 12:13 AM]
Interview: "Army Wives" Executive Producer Deborah Spera
|[05/20/09 - 01:41 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Cbs
Updates include: "Flashpoint" to return; Dee Johnson joins "The Good Wife"; and "Miami Trauma" to recast a lead role.
|[05/19/09 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Television Picks Up Sherri Shepherd Comedy
The program, to be produced in New York by Lifetime Studios, marks the first comedy series ever to be wholly owned by Lifetime.
|[05/19/09 - 06:01 AM]
MylifetimE.com to Feature Exclusive Webisodes Highlighting Real-Life Army Homecomings as Network Gears Up for June 7 Premiere of Cable's Top-Rated Women's Drama Series 'Army Wives'
Each tribute was shot on location at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base in Texas and features wives whose husbands have been deployed for 15 months in Iraq.
|[05/05/09 - 09:02 AM]
Lifetime's Army Wives Returns for Its Third Season June 7
More than 80 million total viewers watched the show's sophomore run.
|[04/21/09 - 11:25 AM]
Lifetime Networks Unveils Robust Slate of Dramas, Comedies, Unscripted Series and Movies
Among its plans: "Project Runway" returns on August 20 while "Drop Dead Diva" will roll out on July 12.
|[04/01/09 - 02:02 PM]
Andrea Wong Project Runway Statement
The Lifetime chief confirms "Project Runway" will roll out this summer along with a new season of "Army Wives" and the new series "Drop Dead Diva."
|[03/12/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 12
Updates include: Mischa Barton set for "The Beautiful Life" at The CW; trio set for "Day One" on NBC; Bruce Greenwood and Miranda Otto tapped for the leads on "A Marriage" for CBS.
|[02/24/09 - 11:04 AM]
Lifetime Television Orders Fourth Season of Cable's Highest-Rated Series Among Women 18-49
"This early pick-up - even prior to the Season 3 premiere - is a true testament to our commitment and support of this great show," said the network's JoAnn Alfano.
|[01/22/09 - 08:51 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Organizational Restructure
ABC Entertainment and ABC Studios will now be operated as a coordinated business unit entitled ABC Entertainment Group and managed by Stephen McPherson.
|[12/18/08 - 08:01 AM]
Lifetime Television's Annual 'Fa La La La Lifetime' Holiday Movie Festival Reaches 82 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of December.
|[12/09/08 - 11:21 AM]
Lifetime Television Set to Capture Third Straight #1 Ranking Among Women 25-54
Lifetime spins the numbers for the year to date.
|[12/08/08 - 01:42 PM]
'Army Wives' Catherine Bell Returns in 'The Good Witch's Garden,' a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Premiering February 7
Chris Potter, Catherine Disher and Peter MacNeill also star in the film, a sequel to 2007's highly-rated "The Good Witch."
|[12/02/08 - 12:34 PM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Castle," "Cupid" and "The Unusuals"
Plus: "Primetime: What Would You Do?" returns on Tuesday, January 6 at 10:00/9:00c.
|[11/13/08 - 06:57 AM]
Drew Fuller, Carson Kressley, Melissa Peterman, Sally Pressman and Nicole Sullivan to Host Lifetime Television's Annual Holiday Movie Extravaganza 'Fa La La La Lifetime,' December 1-25
Among the 25 festive movie offerings are "Flirting with Forty," "Will You Merry Me?" and "A Very Merry Daughter of the
|[10/27/08 - 12:25 PM]
Lifetime Networks Names Nina Lederman Senior Vice President, Series Programming and Development
Lederman most recently served as president of Joe Roth Television, based at CBS Paramount Network Television.
|[10/17/08 - 02:59 PM]
Catherine Bell and Chris Potter to Star in Sequel to "The Good Witch," Hallmark Channel's Second-Highest-Rated Original Movie Ever
The film will begin production in late October in Toronto, Canada for air on the network in 2009.
|[10/01/08 - 11:05 AM]
Propelled by 'Army Wives' and 'Coco Chanel,' Lifetime Television Jumps 13 Percent Among W25-54 and 12 Percent Among W18+ in September
Lifetime spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2008.
|[09/03/08 - 10:37 AM]
Lifetime Networks Names Emmy(R) Winning Producer and Veteran Programmer Joann Alfano ('30 Rock,' 'Scrubs,' 'Will & Grace') as Executive Vice President, Entertainment
She'll take over from Susanne Daniels, who will remain as a consultant to Lifetime Networks.
|[09/02/08 - 01:50 PM]
Ted Raimi to Guest Star in Highly-Anticipated Action-Adventure Series "Legend of the Seeker"
Plus: David de Lautour will have a recurring role on the series as Michael Cypher, brother of Richard (Craig Horner).
|[08/19/08 - 12:32 PM]
Academy Award-Winner Barry Jossen Takes the Reigns as Head of Creative for ABC Studios
Jossen will now oversee the day-to-day creative affairs of the Development and Current departments for drama and comedy.
|[08/14/08 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 14
Updates include: Katherine Fugate departs Lifetime's "Army Wives"; Madchen Amick joins NBC's "Enemy"; and Leah Remini eyes daytime syndication.
|[07/24/08 - 04:06 PM]
Highly-Anticipated, New Epic Fantasy Series to Launch as "Legend of the Seeker" (Series Formerly Known as "Wizard's First Rule")
In addition, Bruce Spence, Jay Laga'aia and Craig Parker have joined the cast of the series.
|[07/17/08 - 02:24 PM]
Highly Anticipated Action-Adventure Series "Wizard's First Rule" to Premiere Weekend of November 1st in National Syndication
The one-hour scripted series, from executive producers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Joshua Donen, Ned Nalle and Kenneth Biller, will kick off with a thrilling two-hour premiere event.
|[07/11/08 - 04:02 PM]
Only Five Weeks Into Season Two - and Lifetime Is Re-Enlisting 'Army Wives' for a Third Tour of Duty
18 episodes have been ordered for the third season, which will
begin in 2009.
|[07/01/08 - 05:27 PM]
Lifetime Television Posts Most-Watched Second Quarter Since 2005 Among P2+, W18-49, W25-54 and P25-54 in Prime and Total Day
Lifetime spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2008.
|[07/01/08 - 01:03 PM]
USA Takes #1 with Best 2q Ever
USA spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2008.
|[06/24/08 - 04:43 PM]
'Army Wives' Continues Remarkable Second Season Ratings Growth!
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 22.
|[06/18/08 - 12:07 PM]
Lifetime Networks President of Entertainment Susanne Daniels to Resign Position After Tenure of Tremendous Growth and Success
agreed to stay in her position until she identifies a successor and will
remain a part of the Lifetime family in a consulting role.
|[06/18/08 - 09:27 AM]
Lifetime Movie Network Celebrates 10 Remarkable Years of Programming, Viewership, Distribution and Brand Success
LMN spins the numbers for the year to date.
|[06/17/08 - 02:04 PM]
For Second Straight Week, Lifetime Television's 'Army Wives' Commands Top Spot on Basic Cable Among Primetime Households, P2+, P18-34, P18-49, P25-54, W18-34, W18-49, W25-54 and W18+
Lifetime further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.
|[06/16/08 - 01:26 PM]
Lifetime Television's "Army Wives" Marches to Another Record - and the Season Is Only Two Weeks Old!
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.
|[06/11/08 - 09:22 AM]
Lifetime Television Continues Expansion of Original Programming Ordering Half-Hour Sitcom 'Rita Rocks'
The series will premiere
this fall as part of a one-hour comedy block with the top-rated "Reba."
|[06/10/08 - 02:16 PM]
Lifetime Television's 'Army Wives' Rolls Over Both Broadcast and Basic Cable on Sunday Night
Lifetime further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.
|[06/09/08 - 02:45 PM]
Once Again, the 'Army Wives' Command Sunday Night!
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.
|[06/04/08 - 10:20 AM]
Lifetime's 'Army Wives' and Real Military Families Get Presidential Salutes from Senators John Mccain and Barack Obama
The unique 30-second messages from both Senators will air starting airing today as a build up to the show's June 8 season premiere.
|[05/15/08 - 10:59 AM]
Lifetime Networks' Summer of 2008 Kicks Off with Memorial Day Movie Festival May 25 and May 26
Upcoming originals include: "The Tenth Circle" (June 28), "Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleading Scandal" (August 2), "True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet" (August 9) and "True Confessions of a Go-Go Girl" (August 16).
|[05/06/08 - 11:50 AM]
ABC Studios Wins the Banff World Television Festival's 2008 Outstanding Achievement Award
ABC Studios was cited for "the enormous impact of its innovative programming" with breakthrough series like "Lost," "Desperate Housewives," "Criminal Minds" and "Grey's Anatomy."
|[04/23/08 - 01:54 PM]
USA Moves 'Sight' Premiere Up to June 1
The shift puts the show's launch out of the premiere crosshairs of Lifetime's "Army Wives" and the History Channel's "Ice Road Truckers," both of which return with new seasons on June 8.
|[04/16/08 - 08:52 AM]
Lifetime Networks Launches Lifetime Television Hd Channel
Lifetime Networks has signed deals with AT&T U-verseSM TV and Verizon FiOS TV to carry the new service.
|[04/14/08 - 11:10 AM]
Lifetime Networks Expands Leadership Position as the Only Media Company Offering a Singular Branded 360-Degree Experience for Women with Wide Array of New 2008-09 Digital Initiatives
"Hollywood Tails," "Mommy Madness" and "Street Doctors" headline a slate of
more than 15 original webisode series.
|[04/14/08 - 11:07 AM]
Lifetime Networks, the Home of Basic Cable's Top Rated Original Movies and #1 New Drama for Women with 'Army Wives,' Adds 'Project Runway' to Its Reality Slate, Becoming the Only Network with Hits in Every Programming Genre for Women
Upcoming originals include projects from Kelly Preston, Queen Latifah, Candace Bushnell,
Patricia Cornwell, Shirley MacLaine, Christine Ebersole, Tisha
Campbell-Martin, Nora Roberts, Donald Trump and Ann Rule.
|[04/02/08 - 08:43 AM]
Rookie Year Success of Lifetime Television's 'How to Look Good Naked' Propels Popular Reality Series to Second Season Renewal
Plus: "Army Wives" will kick off its second season on Sunday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.
|[04/01/08 - 10:03 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 1
Updates include: Dustin Milligan first to visit the new "90210"; William Petersen to stay with "C.S.I."; and Elizabeth Reaser to topline "Mythological X" for CBS.
|[01/02/08 - 05:06 PM]
Lifetime Television Launches Largest Reality Series Marketing Campaign in Network History to Support 'How to Look Good Naked,' Hosted by Carson Kressley, Premiering Friday, January 4 at 9pm (ET/PT)
The multi-platform initiatives feature an extensive guerilla marketing
campaign highlighted by the "March of the Robes."
|[12/12/07 - 02:15 PM]
Lifetime Television Claims #1 Spot for Year in Total Day Among W18-49 and W25-54 Versus All Basic Cable Networks
Lifetime spins the numbers for the year to date.
|[10/23/07 - 09:55 AM]
The CW's Sweeps Highlights
The netlet details its November 2007 offerings, which include MAJOR SPOILERS.
|[10/05/07 - 11:31 AM]
Tivo's Season Pass(Tm) Tallies Reveal Only Two Fall Premiere Shows Make the Top 50
"Private Practice" and "Bionic Woman" were
the only two premiere shows that penetrated TiVo's Top 50 Season Passes,
ranking at #18 and #43 respectively.
|[09/28/07 - 06:53 PM]
Development Update: Week of September 24-28
Updates include: David DiGilio confirms the end of ABC's "Traveler," Joseph Fiennes to topline Ryan Murphy's FX pilot, NBC orders new anthology series and ABC commits to six episodes of a new Zak Penn drama.
|[09/04/07 - 10:00 AM]
It's a Sizzling Summer for the NBC Universal Cable Group, Which Accounts for Twice as Many Top-25 Original Summer Series as Any Other Basic Cable Group
USA, Sci Fi and Bravo have delivered 10 of this summer's top 25 original basic-cable entertainment series in adults 25-54.
|[08/28/07 - 01:04 PM]
Lifetime Television's Smash Hit 'Army Wives' Shatters More Records as Season Finale Becomes Network's Most Watched Original Series Telecast Ever
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, August 26.
|[08/22/07 - 10:08 AM]
Lifetime Television's Critically-Acclaimed Water Cooler Drama, 'Army Wives,' Ends Record-Setting First Season on Sunday, August 26 at 10pm (ET/PT)
The newcomer is the most watched series in the
network's 23-year history.
|[08/17/07 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 13-17
Updates include: Fates come down on three HBO originals and Sci Fi's "Painkiller Jane," Lifetime shuffles its Sunday lineup and NBC preps a syndicated version of "Deal or No Deal."
|[08/16/07 - 11:44 AM]
Lifetime Television Sends Five Real-Life Army Wives to a 'Five Star Army Wives Experience' Gala Party in Los Angeles to Celebrate Drama's August 26 Season Finale
The event features attendees from Lifetime's "Army Wives" promotion and
includes an all-expenses paid, VIP trip for two to Los Angeles.
|[08/13/07 - 06:04 PM]
Catherine Bell and Chris Potter Star in "The Good Witch," an Original Movie Which Has Begun Production in Toronto, Canada for Air on Hallmark Channel in 2008
Bell plays "a mysterious and mystical woman who moves into a small town, lives in a haunted house, and has everyone wondering if she's a witch because of the magical changes she begins to make in everyone's lives."
|[08/10/07 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 6-10
Updates include: USA gives "Notice" a second season, FOX gives hefty put pilot commitments to two newcomers and HBO sinks its teeth into a "True Blood" series order.
|[07/24/07 - 02:05 PM]
Lifetime Television's Powerhouse Sunday Night Dramas Propel Network Into First Place Among Households, W18-49, W25-54, and W18+
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, July 22.
|[07/20/07 - 07:42 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 16-20
Updates include: Mandy Patinkin officially exits "Criminal Minds," "Dancing With the Stars" judges Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba land their own show plus Snoop Dogg to get the celeb-reality treatment at E!
|[07/20/07 - 06:22 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of July 9-15): 'Monk,' 'Psych' Returns Spark Usa
Compared with their winter bows earlier this year, "Psych" was up 13% while "Monk" was down 8%.
|[07/19/07 - 01:46 PM]
Lifetime Television's Sizzling Summer Continues as Network Snares Two Prestigious 2007 Emmy Award Nominations
The pair of nods were for the original movie "Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy" and Gena Rowlands's performance in fellow original "What if God Were the Sun?"
|[07/17/07 - 11:46 AM]
Lifetime Television Reigns Supreme on Sunday Night
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, July 15.
|[07/13/07 - 06:20 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of July 2-8): TNT Originals Climb
The network's coverage of the Daytona 500 on Saturday also landed in the top 15, as did a rebroadcast of the feature "Bourne Supremacy" on Sunday.
|[07/12/07 - 10:15 AM]
'Army Wives,' Highest-Rated Series in Lifetime Television's 23-Year History, Re-Enlists for Second Season
18 episodes have been ordered for the new season, which will
premiere in the spring of 2008.
|[07/10/07 - 03:23 PM]
'Army Wives,' Cable's #1 New Drama Among W18-34, W18-49 and W25-54, Roars to More Triumphs Sunday Night, July 8, Ranking #1 in Primetime for Sixth Consecutive Week Among W25-54
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, July 8.
|[07/06/07 - 06:18 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 25-July 1): USA's 'Notice' Opens Strong
It was TNT's "The Closer" and the 2007 "BET Awards" however that were last week's top overall draws.
|[06/29/07 - 06:24 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 18-24): TNT's 'Closer' Opens on Top
Plus: the second weeks of ABC Family's "Kyle XY," FX's "Rescue Me," HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" and "Big Love" fall from their respective openers.
|[06/26/07 - 06:50 PM]
'Army Wives,' Most-Watched Series in Lifetime Television's 23-Year History, Now the Year's #1 New Cable Drama Dominating Households, W18-34, W18-49 and W25-54
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 24 and Monday, June 25.
|[06/25/07 - 01:24 PM]
Smash Hit 'Army Wives,' the Highest-Rated Series in Lifetime Television's 23-Year History, Marches to New Ratings Records
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 24.
|[06/22/07 - 06:20 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 11-17): USA's 'Raw' Reigns Over Returning Originals
Cable originals "Big Love," "Rescue Me," "Kyle XY," "The 4400" and "The Dead Zone" all open behind their previous season's numbers.
|[06/19/07 - 02:59 PM]
Lifetime Television's Smash Hit 'Army Wives,' Top-Rated Cable Drama of the Year Among W18-49, Once Again Rules Sunday Night as the #1 Primetime Program on All of Basic Cable in W18-49, P2+, Households and W25-54
Lifetime further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.
|[06/18/07 - 04:45 PM]
Lifetime Television's Smash Hit 'Army Wives' Shatters Record-Breaking Premiere in Third Week with 3.1 Household Rating
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.
|[06/15/07 - 06:15 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 4-10): 'Sopranos' Goes Out on Top
Not so lucky was the premiere of lead-out "John from Cincinnati," which held just 29% of the "Sopranos's" audience.
|[06/11/07 - 11:16 PM]
Tony Who? Lifetime Television's Hit Drama Series 'Army Wives' Matches Record-Breaking Premiere in Its Second Episode
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 10.
|[06/08/07 - 07:14 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of May 28-June 3): 'Sopranos,' Nba Playoffs Top the Charts
Plus: Lifetime saw its newcomer "Army Wives" open to the tune of 3.5 million viewers on Sunday, making it the most-watched series premiere in the network's 23-year history.
|[06/05/07 - 02:05 PM]
Lifetime Television's Original Drama 'Army Wives' Is Most-Watched Series Premiere in Network's 23-Year History
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.
|[05/16/07 - 02:05 PM]
Lifetime Television Memorial Day Weekend Features Cavalcade of Movies and Miniseries Along with On-Air Salute to Armed Forces
Lifetime Television's Memorial Day
weekend features a cavalcade of movies and miniseries along with a special
salute to the men and women in the Armed Forces, leading up to the premiere
of the network's drama series "Army Wives."
|[04/24/07 - 09:07 AM]
Thirty-One Percent Increase in Lifetime Television's 2007-08 Programming Budget -- Largest in Network History -- Highlighted by 'Army Wives,' Premiering Sunday, June 3, 'State of Mind' and 'Side Order of Life' Premiering Sunday, July 15
In addition, Lifetime Networks is producing more than 60 movies this coming season
for both Lifetime Television and LMN.
|[04/12/07 - 09:04 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Kirstie Alley ('Cheers') Stars in and Executive Produces the Lifetime Original Movie 'Write & Wrong,' (Formerly 'And She Was') About a Middle-Aged Screenwriter Whose Script-Selling Scheme to Beat Hollywood's Youth Obsession Goes Awry
The movie will be
followed by the premiere of the new Lifetime series "Army Wives" starring
Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell on Sunday, June 3.
|[03/07/07 - 12:49 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Loads of casting news, including pilots for Holly Robinson Peete, Tawny Cypress, Nikki Reed, Marisa Tomei and Tim Daly.
|[03/06/07 - 02:45 PM]
Lifetime Orders Production of 'Side Order of Life,' a New One-Hour Drama Series from Academy Award(R) Winners Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ('American Beauty'), Margaret Nagle (HBO's 'Warm Springs') and Warner Horizon Television
It joins previously announced dramas "Army Wives," starring Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell, premiering in June and "State of Mind," starring Lili Taylor, also premiering in July, as the network's third new original scripted drama series to premiere this summer.
|[02/08/07 - 10:38 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Renames Television Studio
Touchstone Television becomes ABC Television Studio while Buena Vista Games is now Disney Interactive Studios.
|[01/11/07 - 01:56 PM]
Lifetime to Premiere 'Army Wives,' from the Mark Gordon Company and Touchstone Television
Lifetime shifts the Kim Delaney/Catherine Bell-led drama from a March to a June start.
|[01/11/07 - 01:47 PM]
Lifetime Orders Production of 'State of Mind,' a New One-Hour Drama Series Starring Lili Taylor
The series, due later this year, stars Taylor as a brilliant, take-charge therapist whose personal problems rival those of her eclectic and offbeat patients.
|[12/29/06 - 02:32 PM]
Development Update: December 25-29 (Weekly Round-Up)
Several updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!
|[12/01/06 - 03:18 PM]
Development Update: November 27-December 1 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 30 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!
|[11/30/06 - 05:41 PM]
Lifetime Orders Production of 'Army Wives,' from the Mark Gordon Company and Touchstone Television
The new series, which stars Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell, will premiere in March.
|[09/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 25-29 (Weekly Round-Up)
|[09/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 11-15 (Weekly Round-Up)
|[09/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 4-8 (Weekly Round-Up)
|[09/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 28-September 1 (Weekly Round-Up)