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[06/20/08 - 05:57 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 20
Updates include: HBO renews "In Treatment" for second season; TBS taps new "Match Game" host and panelists; plus Brooke Elliott and Lloyd Owen land lead roles in pilots.

[06/20/08 - 04:49 PM]
Bravo's Original Series Break Records This Week
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 17-Thursday, June 19.

[06/20/08 - 04:42 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Making It Legal" (ABC)

[06/20/08 - 04:42 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "90210" (The Cw, Script)

[06/20/08 - 10:40 AM]
The 36th Afi Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty Premieres on USA Network Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, President Bill Clinton, Robert Downey Jr., Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, Barbra Streisand and Quentin Tarantino were among the guests who participated.

[06/19/08 - 10:00 PM]
Susie Garcia and Marquis Cunningham Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/19/08 - 05:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 19
Updates include: Wilmer Valderrama to return to FOX with hourlong comedy pilot; Matthew Perry to topline new Showtime comedy; and Nicole Yorkin and Dawn Prestwich are tapped to run ABC's "Atlas."

[06/19/08 - 03:47 PM]
Ghost Hunters Triumphs with Best Season Ever!
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 18.

[06/19/08 - 03:23 PM]
Rainbow Media Sets New Management Team for Sundance Channel and IFC
Evan Shapiro will run IFC tv and Sundance Channel while Laura Michalchyshyn and Jennifer Caserta are named General Managers.

[06/19/08 - 03:22 PM]
BBC America Acquires Award-Winning Drama Britz
The mini-series, from critically acclaimed and multi award-winning writer and director Peter Kosminsky, will premiere in November.

[06/19/08 - 12:14 PM]
MTV Serves Up Special Editions of "A Shot at Love 2 with Tila Tequila"
The cable channel details the show's upcoming finale and specials.

[06/19/08 - 09:14 AM]
David Carradine and Daryl Hannah Reunite in 'Kung Fu Killer,' a Two-Part Spike 'Original Guy Movie' Miniseries Premiering This August
The mini-series marked the first time a production of this scale was produced by a Western production company utilizing an almost exclusively Chinese crew.

[06/19/08 - 09:12 AM]
Kick Off Your Ugg Boots and Put Down Your Ipods as VH1 Brings You 'I Love the New Millennium' Premiering Monday - Thursday, June 23 - 26 at 9pm* and 10pm* Each Night
Among the participants: Gina Gershon, Johnny Fairplay, Michael Ian Black, Hal Sparks, Shanna Moakler, Andrew WK, Natasha Bedingfield, Plain White Ts, Perez Hilton and Emmy Rossum.

[06/19/08 - 09:10 AM]
Lifetime Networks Celebrates Christmas in July All Month Long
Plus: "How to Look Good Naked" returns for its second season on Tuesday, July 22.

[06/19/08 - 12:46 AM]
Interview: "America's Best Dance Crew" Judge Shane Sparks & Co-Host Layla Kayleigh

[06/18/08 - 04:44 PM]
Oxygen's Premiere of Tori & Dean Sets Ratings Records
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 17.

[06/18/08 - 04:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 18
Updates include: Madchen Amick lands "Gossip Girl" arc; "Smallville" casts new villains; and more behind-the-scenes changes on ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money."

[06/18/08 - 02:11 PM]
Multiple Magazine Covers, A-List Fan Base AnD... Broke! TLC Makes a Splash with 'Ashley Paige: Bikini Or Bust'
The docu-series, due on July 11, goes inside the life of Ashley Paige, a renowned bathing suit designer.

[06/18/08 - 02:10 PM]
Scripps Networks to Syndicate Video Content on Aol
Scripps Networks fans and AOL users can now view program segments from HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network and Fine Living Network.

[06/18/08 - 02:09 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, June 17, 2008 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 17.

[06/18/08 - 02:06 PM]
A&E Brings in Largest Audience for Season Premieres in Series History
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, June 16.

[06/18/08 - 12:23 PM]
Natalia Cigliuti Joins Cast of TNT's New Legal Drama Raising the Bar
Cigliuiti's character, Roberta "Bobbi" Gilardi, "is brought in to help cover the enormous work load faced by the public defender's office."

[06/18/08 - 12:07 PM]
Lifetime Networks President of Entertainment Susanne Daniels to Resign Position After Tenure of Tremendous Growth and Success
Daniels has 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 - 12:05 PM]
Contestants from 'Rock of Love,' 'I Love New York' and 'Flavor of Love' Are Back to Compete for Cold Hard Cash During VH1's Newest 'Celebreality' Series 'I Love Money' Premiering on Sunday, July 6 at 9:00 PM*
Plus: VH1.com will sneak peek episode one beginning Monday, June 30 - one week before the series' on-air premiere.

[06/18/08 - 12:04 PM]
We TV Airs the Baby Borrowers, Beginning Thursday, June 26 at 10pm I 9c
The cable channel will repurpose the NBC series one day after its broadcast premiere on the Peacock.

[06/18/08 - 11:52 AM]
Television Icon and Seven-Time Emmy Winner Mary Tyler Moore Guest-Stars in Multi-Episode Arc on NBC's 'Lipstick Jungle'
Moore will play Joyce, "a retired high-powered exec who forces Wendy (Brooke Shields), her studio-head daughter, to re-evaluate the work vs. family dilemma."

[06/18/08 - 11:50 AM]
NBC's 'America's Got Talent' Is the #1 Debut of the Summer to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 17.

[06/18/08 - 10:53 AM]
HGTV's New Series 'The Stagers' Lifts the Curtain to Reveal the Art of Home Staging
The series - which follows a team from Canada's leading home staging company, Dekora - premieres on Sunday, July 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/18/08 - 10:22 AM]
Country Music Superstars Rascal Flatts Will Join Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops on the "Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular," an Entertainment Special Hosted by "The Late Late Show's" Craig Ferguson, to Be Broadcast Live Friday, July 4 on the CBS Television Network
Craig Ferguson will host the special for the second consecutive year.

[06/18/08 - 10:21 AM]
CBS Creates a True Cross-Platform Interactive Web Experience for "The Insider"
"The inspiration for TheInsider.com comes from fan feedback complaining about the confusing array of existing celebrity blogs today," said CBS Interactive's Anthony Soohoo.

[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.

[06/18/08 - 09:25 AM]
The N Shapes Up This Summer with the New One-Hour Teen Reality Series, the N's Student Body
The series premiere will simulcast on The N and Nick at Nite on Friday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/17/08 - 04:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 17
Updates include: Sophina Brown joins CBS's "NUMB3RS"; quartet to recur on NBC's "ER"; and Paul Campbell lands "Knight Rider" role on NBC.

[06/17/08 - 03:20 PM]
Cablevision's Rainbow Media Completes Acquisition of Sundance Channel
General Electric Company's NBC Universal, CBS Corporation's Showtime Networks and entities controlled by Robert Redford were the previous owners.

[06/17/08 - 03:19 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks #7 in Prime Time for Week of June 9
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[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.

[06/17/08 - 12:28 PM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - July 2008
"Star Wars," "James Bond" and Van Damme are among July's movie marathon themes.

[06/17/08 - 12:25 PM]
CBS Makes It Three Straight Summer Wins in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/17/08 - 12:24 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of June 9, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/17/08 - 12:23 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live Welcomes Senator John Mccain Tonight, June 17 on Abc
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee will appear via satellite from Dallas during tonight's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night."

[06/17/08 - 12:21 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of June 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/17/08 - 12:19 PM]
Comedians from More Than 20 Countries Around the World Audition for Talent Scouts Lonny Ross and Keith Powell ("30 Rock") on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Airing Thursday, June 19 (8:30-10 P.M. Et)
Plus: June 26 marks the first of the show's semi-final episodes from Las Vegas.

[06/17/08 - 09:25 AM]
Gavin Degraw Joins the All-Star Lineup for "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
He'll join the previously announced Natasha Bedingfield, Kenny Chesney, Katharine McPhee and Jordin Sparks.

[06/17/08 - 08:31 AM]
Miley Cyrus Hangs Ten as Host of "Teen Choice 2008" Monday, August 4, on Fox
"Gossip Girl" and "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" lead the TV nominations.

[06/16/08 - 05:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 16
Updates include: Janel Moloney and Jodelle Ferland book lead roles on ABC's "Atlas"; Jason Bateman inks a first-look deal with 20th; and Sony signs on to distribute Oprah Winfrey's latest syndicated effort.

[06/16/08 - 03:29 PM]
Battlestar Galactica's Mid-Season Finale Leads Sci Fi to Double-Digit Ratings Gains
Sci Fi spins the numbers for Friday, June 13.

[06/16/08 - 03:27 PM]
Sci Fi's 'Visions for Tomorrow' Announces 'Top Things to Read, Watch, and Do to Save the World' Online Poll Results
"Firefly," "Battlestar Galactica," "The X-Files," "Heroes," "Stargate: SG-1," "Doctor Who" and "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" are among the TV selections.

[06/16/08 - 03:25 PM]
BET's 'Baldwin Hills' Returns with Fresh Faces and New Drama
A teaser will air Tuesday, June 24 after BET AWARDS '08, followed by the official series premiere on Tuesday, July 8.

[06/16/08 - 03:17 PM]
AMC's Original Programming Momentum Continues with Two New Series in Development
"Ice" is a dramatic series about diamond dealers in New York City while "Carter Beats the Devil" is a fictional account of U.S. President Harding's mysterious death.

[06/16/08 - 03:02 PM]
Quick Take for Sunday, June 15, 2008 (Fast National Program and Fast Affiliate Time Period - Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 15.







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[05/24/16 - 12:57 PM]
Esquire Network Kicks Off Summer with Four-Day "Ninjathon" Over Memorial Day Weekend Begining Friday, May 27 at 7:00AM ET/PT
Fans can relive back-to-back episodes of almost all of seasons five, six and seven of "American Ninja Warrior" as well as all of season one of Esquire Network's record-breaking new show "Team Ninja Warrior."

[05/24/16 - 12:51 PM]
History(R) Supports The Freedmen's Bureau Project Through Partnership with The Smithsonian's NMAAHC and FamilySearch International
The social initiative, "Reading for Roots," is a call to action to encourage viewers to volunteer to transcribe post-Civil War documents.

[05/24/16 - 12:24 PM]
"20/20: In an Instant" - Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season, Premieres June 18 on ABC
"In an Instant" does more than just re-tell heart-pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival; it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moments before and after life was forever changed.

[05/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns This Summer - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, June 17, on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for 13 weeks this summer with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[05/24/16 - 10:37 AM]
Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Kobe Bryant and More Join NBC Charity Event "The Red Nose Day Special" May 26
The star-studded charity event, which helps raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world, will be hosted by Craig Ferguson and features comedy, music and more.

[05/24/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall" Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, June 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/BigJay will feature preview clips from the special.

[05/24/16 - 10:16 AM]
Greg Yaitanes Tapped as Showrunner of Discovery's Unabomber Drama "Manifesto"
Lionsgate is teaming with Discovery Channel, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street for the limited series.

[05/24/16 - 10:10 AM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Hit Series "West Texas Investors Club" Debut Tuesday, June 7th at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes feature self-made multimillionaires - Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam who have chosen to pass on their success by investing in promising entrepreneurs - but only on their turf and their terms.

[05/24/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Fargo's" Stunning Second Chapter Gets Marathon on FX
The Saturday, June 4 marathon features all 10 episodes in consecutive order and will run from 10 AM ET/PT to 8 PM ET/PT presented with limited commercial interruption.

[05/24/16 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Returns For Season Five on June 9
The 15-episode series follows Tarek and Christina El Moussa as they buy dilapidated houses and turn them into beautiful family homes.

[05/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
LeVar Burton, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes and Ginger Zee Guest Star in Season Two of Disney Junior's Acclaimed Series "Miles from Tomorrowland" Launching Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel
The series charts the outer space missions of young adventurer Miles Callisto and his family as they work together to help connect the galaxy on behalf of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority.

[05/24/16 - 09:27 AM]
Ovation to Premiere "Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy" Across Linear, Digital & Social Platforms on June 26
The documentary and digital series capture Hanksy, a well-known street artist, as he and over 50 other street artists transform an abandoned mansion in Los Angeles into a magnificent, and temporary, showcase of graffiti art.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[05/24/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spike Toasts Mankind with the Party of the Decade at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice"
The A-list, ultimate guys night out, tapes Saturday, June 4 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Thursday, June 9.