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[06/27/08 - 05:58 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 27
Updates include: Neal McDonough lands on ABC's "Desperate Housewives"; Bunim-Murray in talks to run "Project Runway" for Lifetime; and Katt Williams to team with Comedy Central.

[06/27/08 - 12:55 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, June 26, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 26.

[06/27/08 - 09:22 AM]
NBC Universal Captures 123 Total Promax/Bda Awards Paced by the NBC Agency's 31 Trophies
Plus: SCI FI Channel earned 22, while USA Network captured 16 and Bravo garnered 12 PROMAX/BDA wins.

[06/26/08 - 10:00 PM]
Chelsea Traille and Chris Jarosz Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/26/08 - 05:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 26
Updates include: Hart Bochner, Brielle Barbusca and others land "Starter Wife" roles; Timothy Olyphant joins FX's "Damages"; and a trio is cast on ABC's "Prince of Motor City."

[06/26/08 - 04:01 PM]
60th Primetime Emmy Awards: Top 10 Drama and Comedy Finalists Announced
The final nominees will be announced by the Television Academy at 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 17.

[06/26/08 - 03:55 PM]
Academy Award and Emmy Nominee Jeff Goldblum Joins the Cast of Law & Order: Criminal Intent for the Upcoming Eighth Season
Plus: Chris Noth will be leaving the series after his third season as Detective Mike Logan.

[06/26/08 - 03:34 PM]
Universal Hd Brings the Fireworks of Summer Entertainment Home This July
The second season of "Jericho" will premiere on Universal HD in July with a seven-hour marathon on Saturday, July 12.

[06/26/08 - 03:32 PM]
Tough Guys Help Get the Job Done This July on Sleuth
To kick off Independence Day, Harrison Ford will star in the Sleuth premiere of "Patriot Games" at 8pm and 10:30pm ET.

[06/26/08 - 03:31 PM]
Chiller Is the Fan Destination for Original Horror This July
Plus: the network's first original webisode series, "The Hills Are Alive," premieres July 22 on Chillertv.com.

[06/26/08 - 03:18 PM]
NBC's New Bundle of Joy 'The Baby Borrowers' Moves to 9 PM Wednesdays Beginning July 2
Repeats of the prior week's episode will air before the originals at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/26/08 - 01:52 PM]
South Park Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone Give Commentary and an Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Tour Into the Making of "Major Boobage"
From June 25 through July 2, southparkstudios.com is giving users an exclusive behind-the-scenes feature of the popular "Major Boobage" episode from season 12.

[06/26/08 - 01:30 PM]
Incubus and Tenacious D Join 'VH1 Rock Honors' Lineup with Appearances by Rainn Wilson
They join previously announced tribute bands Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and The Flaming Lips.

[06/26/08 - 01:29 PM]
Comedy Central(R) to Spank America's Favorite Dad! Network to Roast Comedian Bob Saget
"It's an honor... My ass is already sore," said Saget about the event, which airs Sunday, August 17.

[06/26/08 - 12:16 PM]
CBS Announces 2008-2009 Premiere Dates
The network will introduce the majority of its schedule beginning Monday, September 22, the official start of the 2008-2009 season.

[06/26/08 - 09:43 AM]
Bravo's Hit Franchise Docu-Series "The Real Housewives" Heads South for "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"
A special 30-minute preview of the series airs on Wednesday, July 30 at 12 a.m. ET/PT.

[06/26/08 - 09:40 AM]
Lifetime Television Premieres Three Captivating New Lifetime Original Movies This August
Look for "Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal," "True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet" and "Confessions of a Go-Go Girl" all later this summer.

[06/26/08 - 12:26 AM]
American Idol Season Eight Auditions Begin Thursday, July 17, in San Francisco
Other sites include Louisville, KY; Phoenix, AZ; Salt Lake City, UT; Kansas City, MO; Jacksonville, FL; East Rutherford, NJ; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

[06/25/08 - 05:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 25
Updates include: Tricia Helfer books the female lead on FOX's "Inseparable"; Michaela McManus joins NBC's "SVU"; and Tom Forman Productions merges with Relativity Media.

[06/25/08 - 03:30 PM]
House: Season Four Available on DVD August 19, 2008 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Bonus features include episode commentaries, visual effects, exclusive on-set footage, plus interviews with cast, writers and producers.

[06/25/08 - 03:28 PM]
Family Court with Judge Penny Ready to Roll
Stephanie Drachkovitch, Rasha Drachkovitch and Jill Blackstone will executive produce the series, which has been cleared in 85% of the country.

[06/25/08 - 02:24 PM]
The Next "CBS Elitexc Saturday Night Fights" to Be Broadcast July 26 on the CBS Television Network
The four-fight broadcast will be highlighted by the highly anticipated rematch between "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler and Scott "Hands of Steel" Smith for the EliteXC Middleweight Title.

[06/25/08 - 02:23 PM]
Nicole Richie ('The Simple Life') Complicates Life When She Guest-Stars on NBC's 'Chuck' as Sarah's High-School Nemesis
She'll play "the snarky and spiteful girl who tortured Sarah in school -- and now Sarah must face her fears when she is forced to attend her 10-year high school reunion for a mission with Chuck."

[06/25/08 - 02:22 PM]
NBC Digital Entertainment to Begin Releasing Show-Specific Streaming Data
"The digital entertainment business is maturing and part of the natural evolution is the ability to provide accurate measurement to our clients," said NBC's Vivi Zigler.

[06/25/08 - 02:21 PM]
Big Money and High-Drama Returns with the Premiere of the Second Season Bravo's 'Million Dollar Listing,' Tuesday, August 5 at 11 PM ET/PT
The series then moves to its regular time period on Tuesday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/25/08 - 02:19 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, June 24, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 24.

[06/25/08 - 08:35 AM]
'Rock Across America' with VH1 Classic!
The lineup includes the premieres of "John Fogerty: The Long Road Home," "Journey: Revelation" and "Heart: Dreamboat Annie."

[06/25/08 - 12:40 AM]
Interview: "Shear Genius" Host Jaclyn Smith & Judge Kim Vo

[06/24/08 - 05:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 24
Updates include: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to topline FOX's "Virtuality"; Laurie Metcalf to lead The CW's "Easy Money"; plus Danny Zuker and Kevin Falls set up new projects.

[06/24/08 - 04:43 PM]
'Army Wives' Continues Remarkable Second Season Ratings Growth!
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 22.

[06/24/08 - 02:40 PM]
CBS Orders Six Additional Episodes of "Million Dollar Password"
The series is averaging 9.46 million viewers so far this summer.

[06/24/08 - 01:18 PM]
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" Remembers George Carlin This Weekend
The series will re-air its premiere episode from 1975 that featured Carlin as host.

[06/24/08 - 01:17 PM]
'America's Got Talent' Host Jerry Springer and Spice Girl Mel B to Host the 2008 Miss Universe Pageant Live from Vietnam on July 13
The event will be broadcast live from the Crown Convention Center in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam.

[06/24/08 - 01:15 PM]
Swingtown Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/24/08 - 01:14 PM]
Multi-Platform Viewing Highlights for June 16-23, 2008
ABC, ABC Family, Disney Channel and Canada's Family Channel spin the numbers for their respective broadcasts of "Camp Rock."

[06/24/08 - 01:12 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of June 16, 2008 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/24/08 - 01:10 PM]
Recap of First Five Episodes of "The Mole," Plus New Material Will Air as One-Hour Special, Monday, July 14 on Abc
The special, which airs at 9:00/8:00c, will be followed by a new episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/24/08 - 12:52 PM]
Entrepreneurs Feel the Heat of the Dragons This July on BBC America
Newcomer "Dragons' Den" premieres Thursday, July 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/24/08 - 12:06 PM]
MTV & Executive Producer Jamie Foxx Invite Viewers to See Just What It Takes to Become a True Gentleman When "From G's to Gents" Premieres Tuesday, July 15th at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: Fonzworth Bentley to host "MTV's Top 10 Gentleman of The Year" on Saturday, June 28.

[06/24/08 - 11:03 AM]
TLC Invites You to Find the Perfect Wedding Dress and Learn a Very Different Kind of 'First Dance'- All in One Night
Season two of "Say Yes to the Dress" and newcomer "Rock the Reception" premiere Tuesday, July 15 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/24/08 - 10:12 AM]
Ewan Mcgregor Revs Up Engines in FOX Reality Channel's Newest Original Series "Long Way Down" Premiering August 2 at 9p ET/PT
The series is a follow-up to McGregor's Bravo effort "Long Way Round."

[06/24/08 - 10:11 AM]
NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Launching 11-City Cross-Country Search for New Contestants for Next Edition of the Hit Weight Loss Series
The first stops will be Louisville, Oklahoma City and New York City on June 28.

[06/24/08 - 10:08 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Total Viewers for the Primetime Week of June 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/24/08 - 10:07 AM]
NBC Delivers Two Nights of Non-Stop Laughs When the 12 Funniest Comedians in the World Are Chosen as Finalists on the "Last Comic Standing" Semi-Final Episodes Airing June 26 and July 3 (8:00-10:00 P.M.et)
Richard Belzer and Steve Schirripa are the celebrity talent scouts for the semi-finals.

[06/24/08 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Networks Bring Their Quality Brands and World Class Programming to Blockbuster Stores
Blockbuster will carry more than three dozen retail titles from Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Kids and The Military Channel.

[06/24/08 - 10:05 AM]
Teen Choice 2008 Is Doing Something Good for Teens Who Are Making a Difference
The winner will receive the coveted surfboard award and $100,000 for his/her cause.

[06/24/08 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "Rescue Me" Co-Creators Denis Leary & Peter Tolan

[06/24/08 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Celebrity Family Feud" Host Al Roker

[06/23/08 - 04:58 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 23
Updates include: Alfre Woodard cast in NBC's "My Own Worst Enemy"; Katie Cassidy to exit The CW's "Supernatural"; and HBO options "I Was Told There'd Be Cake."

[06/23/08 - 04:20 PM]
FOX Reality Channel Announces New Original Series
"Gimme My Reality Show!" to feature "celebrities" - including Traci Bingham, Santino Rice and Gretchen Bonaduce - as they compete for their own four-episode reality show on the cable channel.







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[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.