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[06/04/08 - 05:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 4
Updates include: Andre Braugher joins Ray Romano on TNT's "Men of a Certain Age"; Yara Martinez tapped for NBC's "My Own Worst Enemy"; and Terence Winter to pen the Martin Scorsese-produced "Boardwalk Empire" for HBO.

[06/04/08 - 01:43 PM]
NBC Reveals the Top 12 Acts Vying to Be Crowned the Next 'Nashville Star'
The premiere also will "feature a performance by 2008 ACM Best New Female Vocalist Taylor Swift as well as showcase highlights from the nationwide casting calls."

[06/04/08 - 01:33 PM]
Discovery Channel's the Alaska Experiment Finishes Season Strong
Plus: Les Stroud will host "The Alaska Experiment: Back from the Wild," which airs on Tuesday, June 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/04/08 - 12:31 PM]
Showtime Pledges Allegiance to the United States of Tara
The network has ordered 12 episodes of the series, from Oscar-winner Diablo Cody and starring Toni Collette and John Corbett.

[06/04/08 - 11:22 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" in More Than 70% of U.S. for Its Weekday Broadcast Syndication Debut in Fall 2009
The show's weekday run has now been cleared in 24 of the top 25 markets.

[06/04/08 - 11:20 AM]
Bravo Partners with Unicef for Charity Fashion Show During "The A-List Awards"
Designers from "Project Runway" will be paired with celebrities to design dresses which will be auctioned off online.

[06/04/08 - 10:21 AM]
MTV's Made Turns 100!
To celebrate MTV is airing two episodes in primetime and then a marathon that ends with the 100th episode of the series.

[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.

[06/04/08 - 10:18 AM]
Third Season of 'Comics Unleashed' to Fight Autism
Plus: the series has been renewed in New York on WCBS, Los Angeles on KABC, and in Chicago on WCIU for Fall 2008 and Fall 2009.

[06/04/08 - 10:14 AM]
No Workplace Is Safe When TLC Premieres the Singing Office
Joey Fatone and Mel B. host the series, which was originally developed at CBS (with Alan Thicke as host).

[06/04/08 - 01:55 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Worst Week" (CBS)

[06/04/08 - 01:55 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Two Families" (FOX)

[06/03/08 - 04:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 3
Updates include: Sprague Grayden and Tony Hale land multiple roles this fall; "The Simpsons" cast is on track to sign four-year deals; and Billy Zane joins ABC's "Finnegan."

[06/03/08 - 04:31 PM]
'Inside the NFL' Touches Down at Showtime
The show will be produced by CBS Sports and NFL Films and will premiere on Wednesday, September 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/03/08 - 04:24 PM]
Jo De La Rosa Leaves Orange County Behind to Find Romance in Bravo's New Dating Competition Series, 'Date My Ex: Jo & Slade,' Premiering Monday, July 21 at 10 PM ET/PT
De La Rosa will "go on a series of dates that have been set up by her close friends" with the twist being the men must also live with her ex, Slade Smiley.

[06/03/08 - 02:30 PM]
New Season of We TV's Bridezillas Breaks Series' Premiere Rating Record
WE: Women's Entertainment spins the numbers for Sunday, June 1.

[06/03/08 - 02:28 PM]
VH1 to Televise 'The 46664 Concert Honouring Nelson Mandela at 90' Exclusively in the U.S.
VH1.com will stream the event live on Friday, June 27 while VH1 and its sister channels will run highlights on Monday, June 30.

[06/03/08 - 02:27 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, June 2, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 2.

[06/03/08 - 01:10 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 26, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 26-June 1.

[06/03/08 - 01:07 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live! to Air Primetime Specials Starting Thursday, June 5 at 8:00 P.M., Et/Ct on Abc
His guests will include David Beckham, Edward Norton, Charles Barkley, Liv Tyler, Adam Sandler, Eminem, Shaquille O'Neil, Magic Johnson and New Orleans Hornets guard and 2008 MVP contender Chris Paul.

[06/03/08 - 12:59 PM]
CBS Is Number One in Viewers in the First Week of the Summer Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 26-June 1.

[06/03/08 - 12:56 PM]
The Final 20 Minutes of "CBS Elitexc Saturday Night Fights," Featuring the Main Event of Kimbo Slice VS. James Thompson Delivers an Audience of 6.51 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 31.

[06/03/08 - 12:53 PM]
NBC's "Saturday Night Live " Presents "The Best of Mike Myers" on June 15
On the special, Myers introduces some of his most memorable sketches in front of a studio audience - with the help of current "SNL" cast members.

[06/03/08 - 12:49 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of May 26-June 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 26-June 1.

[06/03/08 - 12:37 PM]
Detroit-Pittsburgh Triple Ot Earns Best Stanley Cup Game 5 Overnight in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 2.

[06/03/08 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Network's Award-Winning Documentary Series Intervention Returns for a Fifth Season on Monday, June 16
Also scheduled to air later this season is the one-hour reunion special, "Intervention: After Treatment."

[06/03/08 - 09:00 AM]
The Season Finale of CMT's "Can You Duet" Reveals the Winning Duo on Friday, June 13
The winning duo will be announced on Friday, June 13 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following a new episode premiering at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/03/08 - 08:59 AM]
D.L. Hughley Set to Host 'BET Awards '08' Live from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on Tuesday, June 24 at 8:00 P.M.*
Plus: Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, Kanye West and Young Jeezy will join previously announced performers Usher, Lil Wayne and Nelly.

[06/03/08 - 01:48 AM]
FOX Renews Hit Animated Series "The Simpsons" for Historic 20th Season
The renewal means "The Simpsons" will tie "Gunsmoke" as the longest-running series in the history of primetime television.

[06/03/08 - 01:33 AM]
Interview: "30 Days" Creator Morgan Spurlock

[06/03/08 - 01:30 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud, The" (CBS)

[06/03/08 - 01:30 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ex List, The" (CBS)

[06/02/08 - 05:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 2
Updates include: Rick Gomez join ABC's "Cupid" revival; "Lost's" Harold Perrineau heads to "The Unusuals" on ABC; and Gail O'Grady signs onto David Hemingson's dramedy for ABC.

[06/02/08 - 01:54 PM]
Extraordinary Animals from Around the World Unite for New Series on Animal Planet That Showcases Amazing Talent
William Shatner narrates the 17-episode series, which premieres Friday, June 13 at 9:30/8:30c.

[06/02/08 - 01:15 PM]
DR. Phil to Be Produced in High Definition This Fall
"My goal has always been to give our viewers the very best in show content, and now we are able to offer the very best broadcast quality," said Dr. Phil McGraw.

[06/02/08 - 01:14 PM]
The Following Are the Revised Air Dates for the Celebrities Participating on the New Game Show "Million Dollar Password" on the CBS Television Network
Upcoming guests include Steven Weber, Shanna Moakler, Steve Schirripa, Sara Evans, Monique Coleman and Damien Fahey.

[06/02/08 - 01:13 PM]
CBS Interactive Launches Upgraded Video Player
The player will eventually offer "content streaming in true HD-quality, full-screen viewing capacity, a redesigned interface and embeddable video clips."

[06/02/08 - 01:12 PM]
TV Land Lines Up a Spectacle of Stars for Sixth Annual 'TV Land Awards'
Steve Carell, Justin Timberlake, Robin Williams, Dick Van Dyke, Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Henry Winkler, Kathy Griffin, Jack Klugman, the cast of "The Office," "She's Got The Look's" Kim Alexis and Beverly Johnson and more are set to appear.

[06/02/08 - 01:10 PM]
Planet Green and Access Hollywood Roll Out the 'Green Carpet' for Hollywood Green with Maria Menounos
The series kicks off the network on Wednesday, June 4 in a special timeslot at 6:00 p.m. EDT.

[06/02/08 - 10:42 AM]
'Rescue Me' Minisodes Burn Up the Small Screen This Summer
The ten minisodes of new, original content will air commercial-free on FX, Tuesdays at 10 PM ET/PT beginning on June 24.

[06/02/08 - 10:41 AM]
Relive 8 Times the Laughs, 8 Times the Love! Hit TLC Series, Jon & Kate Plus 8: Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD July 2nd
The two-disc set will be available $34.95 at Discoverystore.com.

[06/02/08 - 10:40 AM]
Million Dollar Password Debuts with a Time Period Win in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, June 1.

[06/02/08 - 10:39 AM]
Alec Baldwin, Kristin Chenoweth, Glenn Close, Richard Griffiths, Laura Linney, John Lithgow, Liza Minnelli, Mary-Louise Parker, Daniel Radcliffe, Brooke Shields and Marisa Tomei Will Appear as Presenters on "The 62nd Annual Tony(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 15 on the CBS Television Network
As previously announced, Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen Whoopi Goldberg will host the awards show.

[06/02/08 - 10:36 AM]
Special Two-Hour Episode of NBC's "Last Comic Standing Features Celebrity Talent Scouts Dave Foley, Richard Kind, Josh Gomez and French Stewart, Plus a Top 10 Countdown of the "Best of the Worst" Auditions This Season on Thursday, June 5 (8-10 P.M. Et)
Said installment had been set to run for 90 minutes.

[06/02/08 - 10:35 AM]
Sci Fi and Trion World Network Unveil Groundbreaking Partnership to Co-Develop and Simultaneously Launch New Global TV and Video Game Business
Trion World Network, Inc. is the publisher and developer of connected games and entertainment.

[06/02/08 - 12:27 AM]
Interview: "The Mole" Host Jon Kelley

[06/02/08 - 12:25 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Untitled Kohan/Mutchnick Project" (CBS)

[06/02/08 - 12:25 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Gary Unmarried" (CBS, Original Pilot)

[05/30/08 - 04:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 30
Updates include: Keith Robinson reports for ABC's "Good Behavior"; MyNetworkTV eyes Tony Rock-led sketch comedy series; and Nicole Ari Parker to play wife to Damon Wayans on ABC's "Never Better."

[05/30/08 - 01:49 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, May 29, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 29.







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[02/21/17 - 09:57 AM]
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[02/21/17 - 09:50 AM]
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[02/21/17 - 09:19 AM]
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[02/21/17 - 09:17 AM]
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Upcoming Episodes of "Big Little Lies," "Girls," "Crashing" Available for Early Streaming Next Friday
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