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[05/24/12 - 06:26 AM]
Summer 2011 in Review/Summer 2012 in Preview
A look at the broadcast numbers this summer's new and returning offerings will need to survive.

[02/22/12 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 22
Updates include: Emilie de Ravin joins ABC's "Americana"; Greg Grunberg cast in CBS comedy pilot; and Michael Raymond-James reports to NBC's "Midnight Sun."

[02/10/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 10
Updates include: John Goodman to join Roseanne Barr on NBC's "Downwardly Mobile"; Jimmy Wolk to star in USA's "Political Animals"; and Becki Newton to lead "The Goodwin Games" at FOX.

[09/12/11 - 01:21 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces a Dynamic New Leadership Team to Head Its Newly Named Production Company -- Universal Television
Tracey Pakosta and Russell Rothberg will spearhead the studio's comedy and drama departments, respectively.

[07/26/11 - 10:42 AM]
"Talent" Paces NBC's Primetime Week of July 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 18-24.

[07/26/11 - 10:24 AM]
ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 20 Shows with Adults 18-49, And for the 5th Week Running Delivers the No. 1 Newsmagazine
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 18-24.

[07/22/11 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" is #1 in its Time Slot for the 5th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 21.

[07/19/11 - 10:12 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Leads NBC's Primetime Week of July 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/11 - 09:42 AM]
ABC Airs 4 of the Week's Top 20 Shows and the Top 2 Newsmags in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/15/11 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" is #1 at 8pm for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 14.

[07/12/11 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 2 in Adults 18-49, Airing 5 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/12/11 - 10:13 AM]
NBC is #1 for the Primetime Week in Adults 18-49 for a Fourth Consecutive Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[07/11/11 - 04:59 PM]
Exclusive: NBC to Wrap "Love Bites" on July 21, Leaving One Episode Shelved
Repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" will fill the Thursday, 10:00/9:00c hour beginning July 28.

[07/08/11 - 08:54 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 7.

[07/06/11 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Takes First Place on 3 Nights During the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[07/06/11 - 10:20 AM]
NBC Is #1 for the Primetime Week in Both 18-49 and Total Viewers for a Third Consecutive Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 27-July 3.

[06/28/11 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 20-26.

[06/28/11 - 10:25 AM]
"The Voice" Is #1 for the Week of June 20-26 in Adults 18-49 and "America's Got Talent" Is #1 in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 20-26.

[06/24/11 - 08:50 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday in Adults 18-49/"Expedition Impossible" Opens as the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 23.

[06/21/11 - 10:00 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Week in Adults 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 13-19.

[06/21/11 - 09:51 AM]
ABC Airs 3 of the Week's Top 10 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 13-19.

[06/17/11 - 09:56 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Hits Season-High Repeat Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 16.

[06/14/11 - 10:14 AM]
"The Voice" and the Tuesday and Wednesday Editions of "America's Got Talent" Are the Top Three Non-Sports Programs of the Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 6-12.

[06/07/11 - 10:37 AM]
"The Voice" and "America's Got Talent" Lead NBC to #2 for the Week of May 30-June 5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 30-June 5.

[05/31/11 - 03:49 PM]
NBC Live Expands Fan Engagement With Audience Voting and the Addition of NBC's Summer Series "America's Got Talent" and "Love Bites"
The companion viewing tool offers fans a place to interact in a moderated social stream.

[04/29/11 - 12:28 PM]
NBC Sets "Love Bites" for Thursday Nights Beginning June 2
The anthology series was originally slated to debut this fall.

[03/04/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 4
Updates include: Chris Egan is ABC's "Poe"; Jim Caviezel to topline "Person of Interest" for CBS; and David Walton, Becki Newton are the latest to book pilots in second position.

[01/28/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 28
Updates include: Greg Grunberg is "Big Mike" for A&E; Geoff Stults to topline FOX's "Bones" spin-off; and a half-dozen more pilots get greenlit.

[12/09/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 9
Updates include: NBC trims "Love Bites"; A&E pulls "The Hasselhoffs"; and TNT's "Bird Dog" finds its leads.

[10/21/10 - 07:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 21
Updates include: FOX preps a potential "Bones" spin-off; MTV gives a return date for "Jersey Shore"; and Eric McCormack in talks to topline TNT's "Perception."

[09/14/10 - 12:36 PM]
TBS Nixes "My Boys" After Four Seasons
Just 784,000 viewers tuned into the show's de facto swan song this past Sunday.

[09/13/10 - 12:10 PM]
Current Program Executives Erin Underhill and Edwin Chung Promoted to Senior Vice President Level by NBC and Universal Media Studios
Underhill oversees "Chase," "Love Bites" and "Parenthood" while Chung supervises "30 Rock," "Community," "Chuck" and "Perfect Couples."

[07/19/10 - 06:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 19
Updates include: Gregory Itzin set for "Big Love" on HBO; Ryan Murphy set for massive deal at 20th; and David Cross joins FOX's "Running Wilde."

[07/01/10 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 1
Updates include: "Chaos" falls apart at CBS; Kyle Bornheimer joins NBC's "Perfect Couples"; and cast options are extended on various projects.

[07/01/10 - 03:05 PM]
NBC Unveils New Edition of 'The Apprentice' on Thursdays (10-11 P.M. Et) as Donald Trump Returns to Put America Back to Work
The new season replaces "Love Bites," which will now premiere later during the 2010-11 season.

[06/24/10 - 08:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 24
Updates include: Jordana Spiro dropped from NBC's "Love Bites"; Paul McKenna to star in A&E pilot; and George Hamilton eyes reality series at TV Land.

[06/14/10 - 11:46 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Love Bites" (NBC)

[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.

[06/08/10 - 01:26 PM]
Vernon Sanders Promoted to Executive Vice President, Current Programming, NBC and Universal Media Studios
Sanders was responsible for such new series as "Undercovers" and "Love Bites" as well as this spring's hit "Parenthood."

[05/17/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 17
Updates include: Charlie Sheen to return to "Two and a Half Men"; "Bleep My Dad Says" makes the cut at CBS; and Greg Grunberg named regular on NBC's "Love Bites."

[05/16/10 - 03:17 PM]
Video Gallery: NBC's New 2010-11 Shows
View trailers and clips from all of NBC's new series for next season.

[05/16/10 - 02:28 PM]
NBC Unveils 2010-11 Primetime Schedule Accented by Five New Comedies, Seven New Dramas and New Alternative Program
The fall schedule includes all-drama lineups on Mondays and Wednesdays, and all comedies on Thursdays, plus unscripted programming into compatible dramas on Tuesdays and Fridays.

[05/14/10 - 02:54 PM]
Image Gallery: NBC's New 2010-11 Shows
View images from all of NBC's new series for next season.

[05/14/10 - 12:04 PM]
NBC Adds to New Scripted Lineup with Four New Series -- 'The Cape,' 'Outlaw,' 'Harry's Law' and 'Friends with Benefits' - and Renews 'Chuck' for Fourth Season in 2010-11
Said pickups bring the Peacock's freshman class to 11 scripted series.

[05/12/10 - 03:07 PM]
NBC Announces Pickup of New Comedy Series 'Perfect Couples' for 2010-11 Season
The comedy joins "Chase," "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites," and "Outsourced" as the sixth new scripted series currently unveiled for NBC's new season.

[05/10/10 - 02:37 PM]
NBC Picks Up New Drama Series 'Chase,' from Jerry Bruckheimer, for 2010-11 Season
"Chase" joins previously announced "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites" and "Outsourced" as the fifth new scripted series.

[05/07/10 - 10:28 AM]
NBC Picks Up Three New Series for 2010-11 Season with 'The Event,' 'Outsourced' and 'Love Bites'
"Each of these three series reflects a unique point of view and distinct style of quality that fits perfectly with NBC's dedication to rebuilding the schedule," said Angela Bromstad.

[04/23/10 - 12:09 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 23
Updates include: CMT orders four comedy pilot presentations; TNT, TBS add more summer premieres; and new regulars set for HBO's "Eastbound & Down."

[03/25/10 - 12:05 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 25
Updates include: Katherine Heigl makes "Grey's" exit official; Jennifer Love Hewitt among "Love Bites" guest stars at NBC; and Melissa McCarthy to topline "Mike & Molly" at CBS.

[03/05/10 - 12:23 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 5 (Part 1)
Updates include: Scott Caan is "Danno" for CBS's "Hawaii Five-O"; Robert Patrick joins ABC's "Edgar Floats"; and over 15 pilots name their directors.

[02/27/10 - 12:03 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, February 27
Updates include: Dermot Mulroney to topline NBC's "The Rockford Files"; "Battlestar Galactica" alums Grace Park, Tricia Helfer land roles; and Jordana Spiro joins "Love Bites" on NBC.

[02/22/10 - 12:03 AM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Becki Newton gets "Love Bites" for NBC; Katee Sackhoff top topline Richard Hatem's drama pilot at ABC; and Sean Faris to star in the Palladinos' project for The CW.

[01/10/10 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Announces Some of Its Early Development Slate for 2010-11
"Prime Suspect," "The Rockford Files," "Undercovers," "Chase," "Kindreds," "The Event" and "Love Bites" are among its drama pilots.







LOVE BITES (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/2/11 - 7/21/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 7/11/11
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2010) From Emmy Award-winning writer-producer Cindy Chupack ("Sex and the City"), "Love Bites" is an hour-long romantic comedy anthology series featuring three loosely connected, modern stories of love, sex, marriage and dating. Each episode contains multiple vignettes, all illuminating the theme of love with an edgy, irreverent spin. Becki Newton ("Ugly Betty") stars as Annie and Jordana Spiro ("My Boys") stars as Frannie, the last two single girls standing after all of their friends get married. Annie is an infectiously bubbly optimist and Frannie is an always-a-bridesmaid realist. Their story will anchor the series, while other romantically-challenged characters will come and go each week. The pilot's guest cast includes Jennifer Love Hewitt ("Ghost Whisperer"), Greg Grunberg ("Heroes"), Craig Robinson ("The Office"), Jason Lewis ("Sex and the City"), Lindsay Price ("Lipstick Jungle"), Larry Wilmore ("The Daily Show"), Charlyne Yi ("Knocked Up"), Pamela Adlon ("Californication"), Stacy Galina ("Hidden Hills"), Brian Hallisay ("Privileged"), Kyle Howard ("My Boys") and Steve Howey ("Bride Wars"). "Love Bites" is a production of Universal Media Studios and Working Title Television, which is a new division of Working Title Films (the U.K. production company behind box office hits including "Love Actually," "Bridget Jones's Diary" and "Four Weddings and a Funeral"). Chupack is creator, executive producer and writer. Emmy Award-winning producer-director Marc Buckland ("My Name Is Earl") also is executive producer and directs the pilot. Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan and Shelley McCrory from Working Title Television are executive producers. "Love Bites" is Working Title Television's first U.S. commission.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Becki Newton as Annie
· Constance Zimmer as Colleen
· Greg Grunberg as Judd
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Jordana Spiro as Frannie
· Pamela Adlon as Colleen (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Cindy Chupack as CRTR/EP
· Eric Fellner as EP
· Marc Buckland as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Shelley McCrory as EP
· Timothy Bevan as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Television
· Working Title Television