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[03/27/09 - 12:01 AM]
Summer Sizzles Beginning This May on Fox
"So You Think You Can Dance" and "Mental" will kick things off in May while a new season of "Hell's Kitchen" is due in July.

[via press release from FOX]

SUMMER SIZZLES BEGINNING THIS MAY ON FOX

"SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" BEGINS ANOTHER SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S FAVORITE DANCER MAY 21

NEW MEDICAL DRAMA "MENTAL" DEBUTS MAY 22

GORDON RAMSAY TURNS UP THE HEAT ON "HELL'S KITCHEN" JULY 21

"TEEN CHOICE 2009" CELEBRATES TEEN ICONS MONDAY, AUGUST 10

Television's hottest summer season begins this May with Season Five of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and the premiere of new medical drama MENTAL. Fan-favorites heat up the summer with the next installment of culinary competition HELL'S KITCHEN and all-new episodes of DON'T FORGET THE LYRICS!, ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER?, COPS and AMERICA'S MOST WANTED.

As previously announced, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the high-stepping summer sensation, again promises to keep viewers moving to a different beat, as dancers skilled in styles ranging from street to ballroom compete to be named America's favorite. Featuring host Cat Deeley, judges Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe and some of the country's greatest choreographers, Season Five of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE kicks off with a two-night, four-hour premiere Thursday, May 21 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, May 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

Once the DANCE auditions conclude, weekly performance shows will air Wednesdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), and weekly results shows will air Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

Medical drama MENTAL will debut Friday, May 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The series follows Dr. Jack Gallagher (Chris Vance), a dynamic, young psychiatrist who serves as Director of Mental Health Services at a Los Angeles hospital. At work he must reconcile his effective, yet highly unorthodox treatment methods with his conservative boss, hospital administrator Nora Skoff (Annabella Sciorra), a woman with whom he shares a romantic past. As Gallagher takes on new cases, he is confronted with patients battling unknown, misunderstood and often misdiagnosed conditions. Gallagher delves inside their minds to gain a true understanding of who they are, allowing him to uncover what just might be the key to their long-term recovery.

The summer gets even hotter when the next installment of HELL'S KITCHEN kicks off with a special two-hour premiere Tuesday, July 21 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The intensity continues Tuesdays beginning July 28 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) as Chef Gordon Ramsay narrows down the field of competing chefs until only one remains standing in the kitchen.

DON'T FORGET THE LYRICS! returns to lock-in the lyrics with all-new episodes Friday, May 22 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), and ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? heads back to the classroom for summer session and all-new episodes Friday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). The most arresting night of television continues on Saturdays with a mixture of all-new and encore episodes of COPS (8:00-8:30 and 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) and all-new episodes AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

As previously announced, TEEN CHOICE 2009, the annual special that celebrates the year's hottest teen icons in film, television, music, sports and fashion, will air Monday, August 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The coolest stars, best films and best TV shows of 2008-2009 will receive coveted Teen Choice Award Surfboards in categories such as Choice Breakout TV Show, Choice Reality/Variety Show, Choice Breakout Artist, Choice Male Hottie, Choice Female Athlete and Choice Hook-up.





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· AMERICA'S MOST WANTED (LIFETIME)
· ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER? (FOX)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· DON'T FORGET THE LYRICS! (FOX)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· MENTAL (FOX)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)









[04/01/15 - 11:41 AM]
"Idol" Fan Save on Twitter Adds New and Dramatic Real-Time Twist to Season!
Beginning this week, fans have the opportunity to save a finalist from elimination by a real-time vote using Twitter.

[04/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up Three New Unscripted Series: "Startup U," "Next Step Realty: NYC" and "Monica the Medium"
These unscripted series join recently greenlit series "Becoming Us" (formerly "My Transparent Life") and "Job or No Job," which will all premiere this summer.

[04/01/15 - 10:30 AM]
E! Continues to Boost Original Programming with Introduction of Three New Series and Return of Three Hit Franchises
"#RichKids of Beverly Hills" (Sunday, May 24), "Total Divas" (Summer 2015) and "Christina Milian Turned Up" (Fall 2015) are all due back.

[04/01/15 - 10:03 AM]
truTV Spring 2015 Highlights
Said offerings include the return of "Fake Off" (Wednesday, May 6), "Barmageddon" (Monday, June 1) and "How to Be a Grown Up" (Tuesday, June 2).

[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
Fifth Harmony, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chelsea Kane, Sweet Suspense, Kelsea Ballerini, and Stars of "black-ish" and "Teen Beach 2" to Present at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
A 30-minute pre-show originating from the red carpet and a 90-minute awards show telecast will be presented on multiple platforms around the world beginning Sunday, April 26 (7:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.

[04/01/15 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
Plus: "Stalker" will rejoin the schedule on Monday, May 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/01/15 - 09:45 AM]
Creative Team Behind "The Bachelor" Franchise Introduces New Luxurious Line of Hot Tubs to Be Sold at Retailers Nationwide Beginning April 1
"Hot tubs represent a great way of life - a life filled with romance and passion," said Bachelor creator/executive producer Mike Fleiss.

[04/01/15 - 09:38 AM]
USA Network's WWE "Monday Night Raw" Attracts Largest Audience in Nearly Three Years
USA spins the numbers for Monday, March 30.

[04/01/15 - 09:31 AM]
Second Round of Performers Announced to Perform on "ACM Presents: Superstar Duets," Friday, May 15 on CBS
The special, taping April 17-18 at the two-day ACM Party for a Cause Festival at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, will be broadcast Friday, May 15 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

[04/01/15 - 08:45 AM]
NBC Ties for the Nightlong Win Against All-Original Competition on the Big 4, Despite Encores of "Voice" and "Chicago Fire"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS," "Dovekeepers" Top Viewers for CBS
The Eye however shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC last night.

[04/01/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Forever" Is No. 1 at 10pm in Adults 18-49 with an 11% Rise Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 31.

[04/01/15 - 08:29 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Earth Day with Slate of Original Animal Programming Throughout April
To help localize the Earth Day effort, Nat Geo WILD will invite people to post a selfie with the part of the Earth they most want to protect, using the hashtag #earthdayselfie.

[04/01/15 - 07:24 AM]
NBC Sports Group Fills Out 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Bracket with Complete Coverage Beginning April 15
During April, May and June, NBC Sports Group will televise as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 260 hours of programming.

[04/01/15 - 07:21 AM]
CNBC's "Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business" Premieres Wednesday, May 13 at 10PM ET/PT
CNBC takes viewers behind-the-scenes of five very different restaurants in the ultra-competitive New York food scene, chronicling their every struggle and occasional triumph.