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[06/30/08 - 05:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 30
Updates include: Jason Schwartzman to lead HBO pilot; NBC extends newcomer "Kath & Kim"; and TNT looks to import "Cracker" to the U.S. for a second time.

[06/30/08 - 03:39 PM]
Ratings Success Spells Renewals for Three Program Partners Crime Dramas
Canadian imports "Da Vinci's Inquest," "Cold Squad" and "ReGenesis" will all return this fall in over 90% of the country.

[06/30/08 - 03:37 PM]
The Real World: Hollywood Takes Its Final Curtain Call on Wednesday, July 9 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Also: the housemates will reunite for a live special on Saturday, July 12 at 2:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/30/08 - 03:37 PM]
Hallmark Channel Lassos Locals Around the Country as Part of July Western Month
The network will utilize street teams and wild postings in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Boston to help promote "A Gunfighter's Pledge," premiering Saturday, July 5.

[06/30/08 - 02:06 PM]
ABC Family Heads to Comic-Con with Stars, Shwag and Sci-Fi Fun
"The Middleman," "Samurai Girl" and "Kyle XY" will all be showcased in panels and autograph sessions.

[06/30/08 - 01:17 PM]
Antonio Sabato, JR. and Tristan Rogers Join the Cast of Soapnet Original Series "General Hospital: Night Shift"
Plus: The season premiere is set for Tuesday, July 22 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/30/08 - 01:15 PM]
ABC Brings Sizzling Hot "High School Musical: Get in the Picture" to Beaches on Both Coasts
Beach goers will be able to cool off with free ice cream at East and West Coast locations over the 4th of July weekend.

[06/30/08 - 12:04 PM]
The Summer's #1 Series, 'America's Got Talent,' Continues the Search for the Next Variety Act Sensation on Tuesday, July 1
Plus: NBC also confirms the series will begin airing twice a week starting August 26.

[06/30/08 - 12:03 PM]
NbcuniversalstorE.com Redesigns and Expands Online Marketplace to Include All NBC Universal Properties
The redesign also marks the launch of the official online store for Olympics-related event gear in anticipation of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

[06/30/08 - 12:02 PM]
NBC Universal Names Vivi Zigler President, NBC Universal Digital Entertainment
Zigler will continue to oversee the NBC Universal Digital Studio and NBC Digital Entertainment, including NBC.com.

[06/30/08 - 11:29 AM]
Golden Globe and Oscar Nominee, Amy Ryan, Clocks-In at Dunder-Mifflin, Reprising Her Guest-Starring Role as the New Hr Representative in the Emmy-Award Winning Comedy "The Office"
She'll continue as Holly Flax, Toby Flenderson's (Paul Lieberstein) human resources replacement.

[06/30/08 - 09:39 AM]
NBC Universal Storms Comic-Con 2008 with 'Heroes,' 'Battlestar Galactica,' 'Knight Rider,' 'My Own Worst Enemy,' 'The Office' 'Chuck,' 'Kings,' 'Stargate Atlantis,' 'Ghost Hunters,' 'Eureka,' 'Virtuality' and More
Guests include Rainn Wilson, Jason Smilovic, Ron Moore, Josh Schwartz, Gary Scott Thompson and many more!

[06/30/08 - 08:03 AM]
Jim Caviezel and Ian Mckellen to Star in AMC's Reinterpretation of Cult Classic, the Prisoner
AMC is co-producing the six-part mini-series with ITV Productions and Granada International, with a worldwide premiere slated for 2009.

[06/30/08 - 08:01 AM]
CMT Launches Free Gas Giveaway to Promote Its New Series "Mabe in America" Premiering Friday, July 4
"CMT is so sure MABE IN AMERICA will make you laugh, we're putting our money where our mouth is with the Laugh Guarantee," said the network's Andy Holeman.

[06/30/08 - 07:01 AM]
Spike TV Has a Front Seat to All the Action with 'Real Vice Cops Uncut'
Six half-hour episodes will premiere on Spike TV starting Wednesday, August 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/28/08 - 05:26 PM]
ABC Expands 'Wipeout,' Sets 'Hsm' Finale, Encores & More
Plus news about "I Survived a Japanese Game Show," "Primetime" and "The Bachelorette."

[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.







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[07/18/18 - 09:13 AM]
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[07/18/18 - 08:41 AM]
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[07/18/18 - 05:01 AM]
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[07/17/18 - 03:10 PM]
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[07/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
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[07/17/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/17/18 - 09:51 AM]
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[07/17/18 - 07:01 AM]
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