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[06/10/08 - 04:27 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Dollhouse" (FOX, Script)

[06/10/08 - 04:27 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Cedric" (ABC)

[06/10/08 - 04:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 10
Updates include: Jonathan Ames to be "Bored to Death" for HBO while Twentieth Television orders a pilot for its Al D'Amato court show.

[06/10/08 - 03:09 PM]
Get Your Rock On! MTV to Exclusively Premiere New Movie Musical "The American Mall" from Executive Producers of "High School Musical" Monday, August 11 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Plus: "The American Mall" movie DVD and soundtrack will be made available to own on Tuesday, August 12.

[06/10/08 - 02:18 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of June 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/10/08 - 02:17 PM]
'Cheers' Stars George Wendt and John Ratzenberger Return to NBC to Scout for Talent in Nashville, While Kate Flannery and Brian Baumgartner from 'The Office' Scout for Talent in Minneapolis in the Last of the U.S. Audition Episodes on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing,' Airing Thursday, June 12 (8:30-10 P.M. Et)
Plus on June 19, there will be one additional stop in Miami, the host city for comedians coming in to audition from all over the globe.

[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.

[06/10/08 - 02:11 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, June 9, 2008 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/08 - 01:56 PM]
Discovery Channel Presents a Look at Modern Day China in Koppel on Discovery: The People's Republic of Capitalism
The four-part series airs Wednesday, July 9 through Saturday, July 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/10/08 - 12:34 PM]
CBS Makes It Two Straight in Summer
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/10/08 - 12:32 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of June 2, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/10/08 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Announces "Wonderful World of Disney" Movies with Special Hosts and Tributes All Summer Long
The lineup includes "Monsters, Inc.," "The Haunted Mansion," "The Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement," "Freaky Friday," "Peter Pan" and "Camp Rock."

[06/10/08 - 11:15 AM]
Arsenio Hall to Headline New Series on MynetworkTV(R)
He'll host the network's "Funniest Moments," to air on Wednesday nights this fall.

[06/10/08 - 11:14 AM]
HGTV's Highest-Rated Premiere / Design Star
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/10/08 - 11:13 AM]
Get the Real Stories Behind the Legendary Captains and Crew of 'Deadliest Catch' in the New Season of 'After the Catch'
The five-part series will follow "Deadliest Catch" on Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting June 17.

[06/10/08 - 10:35 AM]
MTV PresentS... "Bromance" a Bromantic Comedy from Executive Producer Ryan Seacrest Through His Ryan Seacrest Productions Banner & "The Hills" Star Brody Jenner
The winner will "take home an incredible prize package, move out to Hollywood and secure a spot as the newest member of Jenner's entourage."

[06/10/08 - 10:01 AM]
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Reboots with Season One Marathon Beginning Sunday, August 10, on Fox
All nine episodes from season one will air from August 10-24.

[06/10/08 - 09:58 AM]
VH1 Heads Back to Rehab with DR. Drew Pinsky for a Second Season of 'Celebrity Rehab with DR. Drew'
The new season, consisting of eight one-hour episodes, is slated to premiere in October.

[06/10/08 - 09:57 AM]
CMT Presents the New Hidden Camera Prank Series "Mabe in America" on Friday, July 4 Starring Comedian Tom Mabe
Mabe makes a living "delivering jokes about junk-email, bad customer service, high gas prices and anything else that ticks off Americans."

[06/10/08 - 09:56 AM]
Ted Allen Discovers the Answers Behind Food's Biggest Mysteries in 'Food Detectives'
The series, due on Tuesday, July 29 at 9:00/8:00c, will conduct experiments to find the truth behind the most interesting food myths.

[06/09/08 - 05:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 9
Updates include: FX buries "Dirt" after two seasons; Amber Tamblyn to topline ABC's "The Unusuals"; and VH1 looks for "Screams Queens."

[06/09/08 - 02:47 PM]
A&E Greenlights New Original Drama Series 'The Beast' Starring Patrick Swayze & Travis Fimmel
The series will begin production on the 13-one hour episode order this summer in Chicago, and is tentatively slated to premiere in early 2009.

[06/09/08 - 02:45 PM]
Once Again, the 'Army Wives' Command Sunday Night!
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/09/08 - 02:44 PM]
Quick Take for Sunday, June 8, 2008 (Fast National Program and Fast Affiliate Time Period - Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 8.

[06/09/08 - 02:42 PM]
NBC and State Farm(R) Form Unique Programming and Marketing Partnership for "Nashville Star"
In addition to serving as a primary sponsor for the series, State Farm will be the presenting sponsor for a special "Hometown Concert" episode airing July 21.

[06/09/08 - 02:41 PM]
Musical Performances from the Tony Nominated Broadway Shows "Cry-Baby," "Grease," "Gypsy," "In the Heights," "Passing Strange," "South Pacific," "Sunday in the Park with George" and "Xanadu," as Well as This Year's Musicals "A Catered Affair," "The Little Mermaid" and "Young Frankenstein," Will Be Featured on "The 62nd Annual Tony Awards(R)"
As previously announced, the ceremony will also feature special performances by Tony Award-winning musicals "Rent" and "The Lion King."

[06/09/08 - 02:26 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Starting Under" (FOX)

[06/09/08 - 02:26 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "My Own Worst Enemy" (NBC, Script)

[06/09/08 - 09:40 AM]
Gone Country's Most Beloved Housemates Return in an All New CMT Series, Outsider's Inn
The series, due on August 15, features Maureen McCormick, Bobby Brown and Carnie Wilson as they attempt to run a bed and breakfast in rural east Tennessee.

[06/09/08 - 09:39 AM]
CBS Announces the 12 Teams of Dogs and Their Owners Competing for the Title of "Greatest American Dog," Premiering Thursday, July 10, on the CBS Television Network
The last remaining team will walk away with a $250,000 cash prize and the title of GREATEST AMERICAN DOG.

[06/09/08 - 09:37 AM]
Natasha Bedingfield, Kenny Chesney, Katharine Mcphee, and Jordin Sparks Kick Off NBC's Annual 'Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular,' Friday, July 4th (9-10 P.M. Est)
Natalie Morales and Tiki Barber will co-host the live telecast.

[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.







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