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[05/15/09 - 10:53 PM]
ABC Renews "True Beauty," Adds Four Newcomers
Comedies "Awesome Hank" and "The Middle" and dramas "Eastwick" and "The Forgotten" got the go ahead on Friday evening.

[05/15/09 - 08:20 PM]
FOX to Keep "Dollhouse," "Dance" Open This Fall
Both renewals put what will likely be the final pieces into the puzzle that is FOX's fall schedule, due on Monday.

[05/15/09 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 15
Updates include: Tom Shelly to join Matt Kunitz, Anthony Dominici and Charlie Walk at Endemol USA.

[05/15/09 - 06:04 PM]
Castle, "Scrubs" and "Ted" Make ABC's 2009-10 Cut
Plus: the Alphabet is moving forward with its pilots "Happy Town," "Cougar Town" and "The Associates."

[05/15/09 - 03:01 PM]
NBC Renews 'Last Call with Carson Daly' for the 2009-2010 Season
"I really feel grateful. Being able to continue my show with NBC for its 9th season is just incredible," said Daly.

[05/15/09 - 02:49 PM]
Lakers/Rockets Game 6 - ESPN's Most-Viewed Basketball Telecast Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 14.

[05/15/09 - 02:28 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Posts Highest Rated Season Ever Culminating with Almost Four Million Viewers for Its Two-Part Reunion Special
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 12-Thursday, May 14.

[05/15/09 - 12:54 PM]
ABC to Revisit "Motherhood" in June
The news marks the latest summer burn off by the Alphabet.

[05/15/09 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Wins Its 4th Consecutive Thursday Night of the 2009 May Sweep in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 14.

[05/15/09 - 11:20 AM]
Brothers to Join FOX Family
The pickup gives the network one new comedy in each half-hour format: multi ("Brothers"), single ("Sons of Tucson") and animated ("The Cleveland Show").

[05/14/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 14
Updates include: Cincinnati Bengals set for HBO's "Hard Knocks"; Kristin Cavallari to join MTV's "The Hills"; and ABC Studios look to revive "Reaper" in syndication.

[05/14/09 - 04:54 PM]
Interview: "The Jay Leno Show" Host Jay Leno

[05/14/09 - 01:46 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Locks in the Laughs with Its 2009-2010 Development Slate and Greenlights Animated Series "Ugly Americans"
Said slate includes projects from Jamie Foxx, Ron White, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander, Ice Cube and The Sklar Brothers.

[05/14/09 - 11:10 AM]
FOX Adds "Past Life"; ABC Likely to Keep "Scrubs," "Samantha"
The newcomer joins previous pickups "Human Target," "Sons of Tucson," "Glee" and "The Cleveland Show."

[05/14/09 - 11:08 AM]
Neil Patrick Harris to Host "The 63rd Annual Tony(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall in New York, Sunday, June 7 on the CBS Television Network
"The discipline of live theater - doing the same perfect thing night after night, eight times a week - never ceases to amaze me," said Neil Patrick Harris.

[05/14/09 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 to FOX on Wednesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 13.

[05/14/09 - 09:25 AM]
Veteran Hit Series "What Not to Wear" Returns with All New Episodes on Tlc
"Blossom" star Mayim Bialik will be featured in the show's season premiere airing Friday, May 29.

[05/14/09 - 08:56 AM]
SpikE.com and 'Jesse James Is a Dead Man' Present 'Demolition Death Race'
The online racing game is designed to promote the show's premiere on Sunday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/14/09 - 08:13 AM]
Nickelodeon to Launch New Cg Animated Kung Fu Panda: The Series from Dreamworks Animation Skg
The pair's "The Penguins of Madagascar" ranked as the most-watched series premiere in the network's history.

[05/14/09 - 07:56 AM]
Food Network Greenlights a New Season of Dinner: Impossible
13 new episodes are in production for an August premiere.

[05/13/09 - 10:01 PM]
Kris Allen and Adam Lambert to Battle for "American Idol" Crown Tuesday, May 19, on Fox
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[05/13/09 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 13
Updates include: Garrett Donovan and Neil Goldman join NBC's "Community"; Tom Forman to "Find My Family" for ABC; and Ken Sanzel to remain showrunner of CBS's "NUMB3RS."

[05/13/09 - 03:25 PM]
Deadliest Catch Continues a Red Hot Ratings Streak
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 12.

[05/13/09 - 02:44 PM]
Fueled by Explosive Growth Over the Last Two Years, History(Tm) Makes Largest Content Commitment in Its History for 2009-2010
The network's six new series include AMERICA THE STORY OF US, PAWNING HISTORY, MADHOUSE, WWII in HD, NOSTRADAMUS EFFECT and MYSTERYQUEST.

[05/13/09 - 02:33 PM]
The CW's 90210 Soars to Time Period Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 12.

[05/13/09 - 02:26 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Brings in Big Hair, Big Drama and the Highest Rated Housewives Franchise Series Premiere Ever
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 12.

[05/13/09 - 12:54 PM]
CBS Interactive Launches New 1080p Hd Gallery on CBS.com; Intel Signs on as Exclusive Launch Partner
The HD Gallery in 1080p will include a sampling of full episodes and clips of CBS content from most shows available on primetime.

[05/13/09 - 12:29 PM]
Starz Parties On!! 'Party Down,' the Critically Acclaimed Sitcom, Renewed for Season Two
Co-stars Ken Marino, Adam Scott, Martin Starr, Ryan Hansen and Lizzy Caplan are all set to return.

[05/13/09 - 10:44 AM]
The Finale of 'The Biggest Loser: Couples' Weighs in with NBC's Top Tuesday 18-49 Rating in More Than Three Years, Excluding Olympics
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 12.

[05/13/09 - 10:44 AM]
Helen Phillips from Sterling Heights, Michigan Wins NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Couples" - and $250,000 - at Last Night's Live Season Finale
NBC details this season's winner of "The Biggest Loser."

[05/13/09 - 10:40 AM]
Ford Motor Company and ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Are Searching for Community Heroes
The Heroes F-150 campaign is awarding an all new 2009 Ford F-150 and $250,000 to help build or rebuild a portion of a community.

[05/13/09 - 10:28 AM]
Love Will Bloom - Or Die - When the CW's "Hitched Or Ditched" Premieres on May 26
The network details the six couples featured in the upcoming series.

[05/13/09 - 09:57 AM]
A Ticket to the Big Time for One Maria
BBC America will launch "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?" on Sunday, June 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/09 - 09:34 AM]
Jesse James Takes on Death-Defying Events Each Week in Spike TV's 'Jesse James Is a Dead Man'
As previously announced, the newcomer premieres Sunday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/09 - 09:01 AM]
Kings of Leon Rocks the 2009 MTV Movie Awards
Hosted by Andy Samberg, the "MTV Movie Awards" will air on Sunday, May 31st at 9PM (Live ET/Tape Delayed PT).

[05/13/09 - 06:27 AM]
It's No LiE... FOX Picks Up Second Season of "Lie to Me"
FOX formally announces the show's sophomore pickup.

[05/13/09 - 12:01 AM]
So You Think You Can Dance Begins Season Six Auditions Thursday, May 28 in Boston
Calls are also set for Monday, June 1 in Atlanta; Friday, June 12 in Los Angeles; and Friday, July 24 in Salt Lake City.

[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.







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[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
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