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[06/06/08 - 04:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 6
Updates include: David Schwimmer to helm parts of HBO's "Little Britain"; Samuel L. Jackson inks first-look deal with CBS Paramount Network Television; and CMT's "Celebrity Championship Wrestling" participants are revealed.

[06/06/08 - 03:16 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Virgin of Akron, Ohio, The" (Lifetime)

[06/06/08 - 03:16 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Madness of Jane, The" (Lifetime)

[06/06/08 - 03:16 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Conspiracy" (Lifetime)

[06/06/08 - 03:14 PM]
CMT Announces Famous Cast of "Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling"
Danny Bonaduce, Todd Bridges, ButterBean, Trishelle Cannatella, Dustin Diamond, Erin Murphy, Dennis Rodman, Frank Stallone, Tiffany and Nikki Ziering will compete to be the "Celebrity All-Star Wrestling Champion."

[06/06/08 - 01:51 PM]
Academy Award-Winners Clint Eastwood and Quentin Tarantino Will Host the Western and Gangster Genres, Respectively, on Afi's 10 Top 10
The three-hour special premieres Tuesday, June 17 at 8:00/7:00c on CBS.

[06/06/08 - 01:49 PM]
On Bravo It's a Week of Finales and Winners
Bravo spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/08 - 01:48 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, June 5, 2008 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/06/08 - 11:07 AM]
Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler and Julianne Hough Will Host "Cma Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" on Abc
The two-hour event airs Monday, September 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/08 - 11:06 AM]
John Stamos ('Er') to Star in and Produce Lifetime Original Movie 'Killing MR. Kissel' (Working Title)
Robin Tunney, Gretchen Egolf and Anson Mount also star in the film, which will premiere this November.

[06/06/08 - 11:02 AM]
VH1 Classic Rock Doc 'Elton John: Me, Myself and I' Makes Its U.S. Television Premiere on VH1 Classic and Vh1, Thursday, June 12 at 9pm
The documentary will also be simulcast on Logo and MHD: Music High Definition.

[06/06/08 - 11:00 AM]
The Premiere of "Swingtown" Builds on Its "Csi" Lead-In Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, June 5.

[06/05/08 - 10:00 PM]
Top 20 Dancers on "So You Think You Can Dance" Revealed!
FOX details this season's "So You Think You Can Dance" finalists.

[06/05/08 - 05:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 5
Updates include: Ty Burrell to be one of ABC's "Fourplay"; Gary Cole to play husband to Catherine O'Hara on "Good Behavior" for ABC; and Kerry Bishe reports for FOX's "Virtuality."

[06/05/08 - 02:41 PM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2008-2009 Season
The premieres previously announced to begin the week of Monday, August 25 will now begin Monday, September 1.

[06/05/08 - 02:39 PM]
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-Winner Jimmy Smits Joins the Cast of Showtime's Peabody Award Winning Series Dexter
Smits will portray Miguel Prado, "an ambitious, charismatic assistant district attorney who comes from one of Miami's most politically powerful and beloved families."

[06/05/08 - 02:36 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel, Barbara Walters, Susan Lucci, Anthony Geary, Tyra Banks and Montel Williams Are Among the Scheduled Presenters for "The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," June 20 on Abc
Kimmel has been tapped to present his friend and colleague Regis Philbin the Lifetime Achievement Award.

[06/05/08 - 02:21 PM]
Film Icon Dennis Hopper to Star in Starz Entertainment and Lionsgate's Original Series "Crash"
The series, due in October, also stars Clare Carey, Luis Chavez, Ross McCall, Jocko Sims, Brian Tee, and Arlene Tur.

[06/05/08 - 02:20 PM]
TV Land's Newest Original Series "She's Got the Look" Scores Impressive Debut
TV Land spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/08 - 11:33 AM]
Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group Introduces Thrilling New Mobile Game Based on the Hit Sci Fi Series "Battlestar Galactica"
The game is now available on most major wireless carriers in North America and will be available worldwide shortly.

[06/05/08 - 10:49 AM]
Gabriel Byrne, Julie Chen, Harry Connick, JR., Laurence Fishburne, Mandy Patinkin, David Hyde Pierce, Lily Tomlin and John Waters Have Been Added as Presenters on "The 62nd Annual Tony (R) Awards"
They join previously announced presenters Alec Baldwin, Kristin Chenoweth, Glenn Close, Richard Griffiths, Laura Linney, John Lithgow, Liza Minnelli, Mary-Louise Parker, Daniel Radcliffe, Brooke Shields and Marisa Tomei.

[06/05/08 - 10:48 AM]
Best Game 6 Stanley Cup Final Overnight Rating in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/05/08 - 01:31 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "True Blood" (HBO)

[06/05/08 - 01:31 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Life & Times of Tim, The" (HBO, Original Presentation)

[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."







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[01/30/15 - 02:01 PM]
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