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[05/12/09 - 06:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 12
Updates include: Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton exit The CW's "One Tree Hill"; FOX drops "Sit Down, Shut Up" early; and Joss Stone to return to Showtime's "The Tudors."

[05/12/09 - 05:49 PM]
FOX Renews "Lie to Me," Orders Two Newcomers
Pilots "Human Target" and "Sons of Tucson" reportedly have been ordered to series.

[05/12/09 - 02:11 PM]
TV One Airs Four New Episodes of Acclaimed Original Bio Series "Unsung" Beginning Sunday, June 7 at 8 PM ET as Centerpiece of Black Music Month Programming Lineup
Four additional new episodes of the series are expected to air in November 2009.

[05/12/09 - 12:48 PM]
CBS Winning Streak Hits 10
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 4-10.

[05/12/09 - 12:47 PM]
7th and Final Season of "Gilmore Girls" Makes Its Cable Premiere on ABC Family Starting June 8
Plus: ABC Family will present seasons four through seven of the series in HD for the first time on cable television.

[05/12/09 - 12:43 PM]
Up for the 3rd Week in a Row, ABC Sees Its Top Results in 6 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 4-10.

[05/12/09 - 12:42 PM]
ABC Wins Monday in Viewers for the 11th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 11.

[05/12/09 - 12:28 PM]
Discovery Channel Signs Deal with Wild Horizons, LtD. to Create Most Ambitious Documentary to Date on the North American Continent in World Premiere Original Series, 'Wild Planet: North America'
The seven-part series begins production this fall.

[05/12/09 - 12:23 PM]
You Oughta KnoW... Alanis Morissette Will Guest Star on 5th Season of Showtime's Weeds
She'll play a no-nonsense clinic obstetrician who treats Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) in at least seven of the season's 13 episodes.

[05/12/09 - 12:10 PM]
'Celebrity Apprentice,' 'Biggest Loser,' 'The Office' and 'Svu' Are Among the Standouts in NBC's Primetime Week of May 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 4-10.

[05/12/09 - 11:06 AM]
A&E Network Expands on Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
Reality projects featuring Tony Danza, Bob Saget, Russell Simmons and Shaquille O'Neal are among the network's upcoming plans.

[05/12/09 - 10:29 AM]
Triple Threat - Oscar Award-Winning Actor, Chart-Topping Songster and Comedian Jamie Foxx Tapped to Host the BET Awards '09
This year viewers will be wowed with show-stopping performances by Maxwell and Ne-Yo with more performers to be named shortly.

[05/12/09 - 10:22 AM]
Don Mischer Named Executive Producer of the "61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Sunday, SepT. 20 on the CBS Television Network
This will mark his ninth time as executive producer of "The Primetime Emmy Awards," his most recent being "The 56th Primetime Emmy Awards.

[05/12/09 - 10:21 AM]
CBS Places First on Monday in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 11.

[05/12/09 - 10:06 AM]
One Tree Hill Wedding Episodes Set the Stage for Premiere of New Reality Series "Hitched Or Ditched" on May 26
As previously announced, the season finale of "Reaper" will lead into the "Hitched" premiere on May 26.

[05/12/09 - 08:19 AM]
Popular Game Shows "Deal Or No Deal" and "1 VS. 100" to Debut on Gsn, June 1 and June 6
In addition, GSN will create an original free online flash game version of DEAL OR NO DEAL to complement the show.

[05/11/09 - 10:20 PM]
Y'Anna Crawley Is Crowned BET's 'Sunday Best'
BET details the winner of "Sunday Best."

[05/11/09 - 06:12 PM]
Development Update: May 8-11
Updates include: NBC passes on "Legally Mad"; "Gary Unmarried" showrunners depart; and Misha Collins is upped to series regular on The CW's "Supernatural."

[05/11/09 - 12:38 PM]
G4 Presents New Comedy Series "Web Soup" Hosted by Chris Hardwick Premiering June 7
Each episode of "Web Soup" is broken up into themed segments, including The Daily Upload, This Week in FAIL and Things You Can't Un-See.

[05/11/09 - 12:35 PM]
AMC Premieres Its Next AMC Storymakers with Tom Cruise, Judd Apatow and Cameron Diaz
In February of 2009, AMC premiered its first AMC Storymakers special leading into the Academy Awards.

[05/11/09 - 12:33 PM]
Pressures, Dreams and Drama Run High in the New ABC Family Original Series, "Make It Or Break It," Premiering Monday, June 22
The new series marks Peri Gilpin and Candace Cameron Bure's return to series television.

[05/11/09 - 11:30 AM]
Air Dates Announced for the Celebrities Participating on the Hit Game Show "Million Dollar Password," Returning Sunday, May 24, on the CBS Television Network
The two remaining original episodes will air May 31 and June 14 with encores filling out the rest of the schedule through July 5.

[05/11/09 - 11:29 AM]
CBS Races to Its 11th Consecutive Sunday Viewer Win
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 10.

[05/11/09 - 11:28 AM]
ABC Wins Its 4th Consecutive Sunday Evening in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, May 10.

[05/11/09 - 11:05 AM]
Tori Spelling and Dean Mcdermott Take a Look Back in Oxygen Original Special "Tori & Dean: Look How Far We'Ve Come" Premiering Tuesday, May 19 at 10pm ET/PT
The one-hour special will recap the first three seasons as well as a preview the new one, due on Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/09 - 11:04 AM]
History(Tm) Announces Production on Groundbreaking Event
AMERICA THE STORY OF US, a 12-part event from Emmy-winner Jane Root, is due in 2010.

[05/11/09 - 10:55 AM]
Lifetime Television Outranks All Cable and Broadcast Networks as Top Women's Television Brand in Major National Survey
The study was conducted by leading market research firm International Communications Research (ICR).

[05/11/09 - 10:08 AM]
Exclusive: "Cleaner," "Hammertime" to Join A&E in June
"The Cleaner" will kick off its second season on Tuesday, June 23 while newcomer "Hammertime" begins on Sunday, June 14.

[05/11/09 - 09:57 AM]
Daniel Tosh Gets His Geek on and Tackles the Ever-Evolving Interwebs and Hosts Comedy Central's New Weekly, Topical Series 'TosH.o' Premiering Thursday, June 4 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The series features commentary about "blogs and vlogs both popular and obscure, tweets and pokes, popular sites and new technologies."

[05/11/09 - 09:41 AM]
The 43rd Annual Cma Awards to Be Broadcast Live November 11 on Abc
The 2008 broadcast ranked behind only the Academy Awards and Grammy Awards last season for awards shows among total viewers.

[05/11/09 - 08:24 AM]
Martin Short Joins Ellen Degeneres and David Alan Grier in Presenting TBS Televised Specials from TBS Presents a "Very Funny" Festival: Just for Laughs
The three-night event will be broadcast on the cable channel Friday, June 26-Sunday, June 28.

[05/11/09 - 06:52 AM]
Bio Channel Expands Original Primetime Programming Slate
New seasons of "Shatner's Raw Nerve," "I Survived...," "Mobsters" and "Psychic Kids" are on tap for 2009-10.

[05/11/09 - 06:24 AM]
Eminem Teams Up with Stewie Griffin to Host "Animation Domination" Sunday, May 17, on Fox
"It was a thrill to work with Stewie," said Eminem about the youngest member of the Griffin clan. "I'm a big fan of talking babies and their humor."

[05/08/09 - 07:04 PM]
Drama "Flash Forward" a Go at Abc
Plus: "Eli Stone" co-creator Marc Guggenheim has also been tapped as an executive producer.

[05/08/09 - 02:41 PM]
Bravo Posts Banner Ratings Week with Three Nights of Originals Up Double Digits
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 5-Thursday, May 7.

[05/08/09 - 12:10 PM]
ABC Wins Its 3rd Consecutive Thursday of the May Sweep in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 7.

[05/08/09 - 11:35 AM]
Survivor: Tocantins Posts Week-To-Week Gains in Viewers and Adults 18-49 as Its Finale Nears
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 7.

[05/08/09 - 11:33 AM]
Registering Its 12th Straight Wednesday of Year-To-Year Increases in Adults 18-49, ABC Jumps Over the Same Night Last Year by 24%
ABC spins the delayed numbers for Wednesday, May 6.

[05/08/09 - 11:32 AM]
ABC Takes a Replica of the "Wipeout" Obstacle Course on a Road Trip
The road trip will kick off at Walt Disney World Resort on May 10-11 and travel to select destinations, ultimately ending up at the CMA Music Festival from June 11-14.

[05/08/09 - 09:36 AM]
Five California Neighbors Compete to Win Big Cash Prize in 'HGTV's $250,000 Challenge'
Premiering Sunday, May 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the four-week series, hosted by Drew Lachey, will air through June 21.

[05/08/09 - 08:23 AM]
AtoM.com and Comedy Central Greenlight New Web Series and TV Pilot Presentation 'The Fuzz,' from Waverly Films
The pair's previous collaboration, "Stickman Exodus," was the winner of the 2009 Webby Award For Best Animation.

[05/07/09 - 06:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7
Updates include: Lauren Holly to star opposite Rob Lowe in LMN's "Too Late to Say Goodbye."

[05/07/09 - 04:09 PM]
Modern Family First Comedy to Series at Abc
Plus: "Surviving Suburbia" gets bumped once again and six other pilots get new titles.

[05/07/09 - 02:24 PM]
NBC.com's 'The Office' Releases New Webseries Featuring First-Time Director B.J. Novak in "Blackmail"
"Blackmail" stars Creed Bratton and follows the office oddball's attempt to blackmail his coworkers at Dunder Mifflin.

[05/07/09 - 01:36 PM]
Exclusive: FOX to Air "Virtuality" Pilot on July 4
The two-hour pilot, from co-creators Michael Taylor and Ronald D. Moore, will premiere on Saturday, July 4 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/07/09 - 01:33 PM]
Award-Winning British Comedian Johnny Vegas Stars in a Comedy About the Finer Things in Life
U.K. import "Ideal" premieres June 7 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on IFC.

[05/07/09 - 01:31 PM]
ABC Wins Monday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 4.

[05/07/09 - 01:30 PM]
The Music of ABC Now Available in One Location with the Debut of the ABC Music Lounge on ABC.com
The site features a streaming radio station programmed with over twelve hours of music featured on various ABC series.

[05/07/09 - 12:59 PM]
Adult Swim Announces New Stop-Motion Animated Series, Titan Maximum
Seth Green, Breckin Meyer, Rachael Leigh Cook, Dan Milano and Eden Espinosa are among the voice cast of the series, due in September.

[05/07/09 - 12:45 PM]
Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera Returns with Bouquets Blazing for the New Season of We TV's My Fair Wedding
The show's 12-episode second season will bow on Sunday, September 27 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
Bakers Battle to Rise to the Top on Food Network's "Cake Wars"
Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.