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[05/29/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 29
Updates include: Mykelti Williamson is the latest to join FOX's "24"; ABC commits to "Crash Course"; and "Mercy's" Elizabeth Heldens sticks with Universal Media Studios.

[05/29/09 - 05:03 PM]
Get Ready for a Summer of Balls Out Comedy as MTV Premieres Three New Comedic Series
The newcomers include "DJ & The Fro," "Is She Really Going Out With Him?" and "Silent Library."

[05/29/09 - 11:24 AM]
More Unaired Episodes Set for Summer
New episodes of ABC's "Samantha Who?" and "Cupid" - plus CBS's "Worst Week" - are set to turn up in the coming weeks.

[05/29/09 - 11:22 AM]
Better Off Ted Returns with New Episodes June 23 on Abc
After its summer run, "Better Off Ted" will return will new episodes at midseason.

[05/29/09 - 08:16 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Deep End, The" (ABC)

[05/29/09 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "Expedition Africa" Executive Producer Mark Burnett

[05/29/09 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Jesse James Is a Dead Man" Star Jesse James

[05/28/09 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 28
Updates include: Freddie Prinze Jr. books a role on FOX's "24"; Shed Media to produce NBC's "The Marriage Ref"; and networks begin recasting their newcomers.

[05/28/09 - 03:35 PM]
Sci Fi's New Original Series 'Warehouse 13' Enlists Guest Stars Tricia Helfer, Michael Hogan, Mark Sheppard, Joe Flanigan, James Naughton, Roger Rees, Ivan Sergei, Joe Morton, Erica Cerra and Niall Matter
The series will premiere Tuesday, July 7 with the two-hour pilot from 9 - 11PM ET/PT.

[05/28/09 - 01:07 PM]
Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch Rates No. 1 on Tuesday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/28/09 - 12:19 PM]
Kathy Griffin Reaches for the Stars (Or Claws Her Way to the A-List) in the Premiere of Bravo's Two-Time Emmy Winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," Monday, June 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
Paris Hilton, T.I., Gloria Estefan, Rosie O'Donnell, Paula Deen, Bette Midler, Al Sharpton and Suzanne Somers are among this season's guests.

[05/28/09 - 11:50 AM]
ABC Bumps "Motherhood" Burn Off
The planned three-week run, originally set for Fridays at 9:30/8:30c starting June 5, will now shift to Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c starting June 25.

[05/28/09 - 11:45 AM]
Thq Is Weighing-In with the Announcement of the Biggest Loser Video Game Exclusively for Wiit and Nintendo Dst
The video game, due this fall, will feature Alison Sweeney, host of the TV series.

[05/28/09 - 11:39 AM]
ABC Marks Top Summer Wednesday in 1 Year in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/09 - 11:38 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night Announces Guest Lineup for Primetime Specials Starting June 4 at 8:00 PM ET on Abc
Denzel Washington, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Michael Cera and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade are among those set to appear.

[05/28/09 - 11:35 AM]
Big Brother to Premiere Thursday, July 9 on the CBS Television Network
The Eye confirms our exclusive report from yesterday about the show's return date.

[05/28/09 - 11:34 AM]
CBS on Wednesday: Strait to the Top
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/09 - 09:58 AM]
Musical Performances from the Tony(R) Award Nominated Broadway Shows Will Be Featured on "The 63rd Annual Tony(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 7 on the CBS Television Network
"Billy Elliot, The Musical," "Guys and Dolls," "Hair," "Next to Normal," "Pal Joey," "Rock of Ages," "Shrek the Musical" and "West Side Story" are among the shows featured.

[05/28/09 - 09:50 AM]
TBS Orders 10 Episodes of the Very Funny Show
The series, due in November, will feature performances by 30 fresh comedic talents, all filmed at the Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago during the Festival.

[05/28/09 - 09:11 AM]
Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood Most Watched Season Premiere in Oxygen's History Among Network's Key W18-49 Demo
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/28/09 - 08:44 AM]
Bravo's New Docu-Series "Nyc Prep" Premieres 'At Like' 10 PM ET/PT on Tuesday, June 23
Said premiere will be preceded by "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" reunion special at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/28/09 - 07:21 AM]
A&E Network Launches Second Year of the Recovery Project in Partnership with Leading Non-Profit Organizations and Federal Agencies
The Recovery Project is a multi-faceted, multi-year initiative to raise awareness that addiction is a treatable disease and recovery is possible.

[05/28/09 - 06:59 AM]
U.S. Premiere of Doctor Who Specials on BBC America
The deal gives the cable channel the exclusive first window to the Doctor Who 2009 Specials, the final four adventures of the tenth Time Lord played by David Tennant.

[05/28/09 - 06:41 AM]
Photobucket and FOX Invite Fans of "Glee" to Showcase Their Gold Star Potential at PhotobuckeT.com/Glee
The winner of the "Show Us Your Gold Star Potential" contest will receive a trip for two to Los Angeles to attend Teen Choice 2009.

[05/28/09 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Classic Presents a New Slate of Summer 2009 Programming with Iconic Roc Docs, Music Countdowns and Rarely Seen Concert Footage
The new slate of programming begins on June 6th with "Roc Doc: Iron Maiden: Flight 666."

[05/28/09 - 12:46 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Forgotten, The" (ABC)

[05/28/09 - 12:45 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Listener, The" (NBC)

[05/27/09 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 27
Updates include: Jennifer Westfeldt and John Boyd are the latest newcomers to "24's" eighth season.

[05/27/09 - 03:57 PM]
MTV Is the Place to Be on Sunday, May 31st
The one-hour "The Hills" season finale kicks off the night at 8:00/7:00c, leading into "2009 MTV Movie Awards" at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/27/09 - 03:37 PM]
Nuggets/Lakers Game 4 - Most-Viewed Nba Game Ever on Cable
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.

[05/27/09 - 02:56 PM]
NBC's 'The Listener' Expands to Two-Hour Premiere on Thursday, June 4
The series will then move to its regular timeslot on Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET for the rest of the summer.

[05/27/09 - 02:14 PM]
10 Things I Hate About You, the New Original Series by ABC Family, Launches This Summer on Tuesday, July 7 at 8:00pm ET/PT
The half-hour, single-camera series is inspired by the 1999 hit movie of the same name.

[05/27/09 - 01:56 PM]
NBC Announces Damien Fahey and Myleene Klass as Co-Hosts for Network's Live Summer Television Event 'I'M a CelebritY.get Me Out of Here!' Premiering June 1
"We are so fortunate to have both of these incredible talents lend their wit, wisdom and experience to the show," said executive producer Jayson Dinsmore.

[05/27/09 - 01:38 PM]
Tony(R) Award Winner and Emmy(R) Nominee Kristin Chenoweth to Heat Up the Holidays in Lifetime Television's Twelve Men of Christmas
The film, due in December, is based on the popular novel "Decent Exposure" by Phillipa Ashley.

[05/27/09 - 12:59 PM]
MyNetworkTV to Lean on Repeats in 2009-10
Said lineup includes the off-network runs of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" on Mondays and "The Unit" on Wednesdays.

[05/27/09 - 12:35 PM]
Exclusive: "Big Brother" Returns to CBS on July 9
Plus: "The Big Bang Theory," "The Mentalist" and "How I Met Your Mother" are set to move to their new fall homes starting next month.

[05/27/09 - 12:34 PM]
CBS Has the Week's Top Eight Scripted Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 12:33 PM]
A Rebroadcast of "The Mentalist" Is Tuesday's Top Program in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/27/09 - 12:31 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 for the Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 12:30 PM]
Dancing with the Stars Champion Shawn Johnson to Appear on "The 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee"
Johnson will also be the keynote speaker at the Awards Banquet for the spellers to be held the following night.

[05/27/09 - 12:28 PM]
12 American Players Announced for "I Survived a Japanese Game Show," Premiering Wednesday, July 8 on Abc
The series was the big winner at the recent 49th Rose d'Or Festival, taking home "Best of 2009" as well as the Rose Trophy for best reality show.

[05/27/09 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of May 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 11:36 AM]
Battlestar Galactica Composer Bear Mccreary to Release Two Recordings and Announces Los Angeles and Comic Con Concerts
The concerts will celebrate the July 21 release of a special 2-CD set, "Battlestar Galactica: Season 4."

[05/27/09 - 11:01 AM]
John Lithgow Takes on a Killer Role - Award-Winning Actor to Appear in All 12 Episodes of Season Four of Showtime's Emmy(R)-Nominated Drama Series Dexter(Tm)
Lithgow will play Walter Simmons, "an unassuming, mild-mannered suburbanite who has been living a duel life as one of America's most prolific and deadliest serial killers."

[05/27/09 - 09:05 AM]
America's Favorite Domestic Goddess "Roseanne" Joins TV Land's Line-Up on June 5th
The series will air weekdays from 12 a.m.-1 a.m. ET/PT and 9 p.m.-10 p.m. ET/PT.

[05/27/09 - 08:44 AM]
Granada America Renamed ITV Studios, InC.
The company's U.S. offerings include "Hell's Kitchen," "Kitchen Nightmares," "Nanny 911," "Celebrity Fit Club" and "The First 48."

[05/27/09 - 08:26 AM]
Bravo's "Miami Social" Premieres Tuesday, July 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
The show's ensemble includes Katrina Campins, a former contestant on NBC's "The Apprentice."

[05/27/09 - 12:41 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Human Target" (FOX)

[05/27/09 - 12:40 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Goode Family, The" (ABC)

[05/26/09 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 26
Updates include: Wilmer Valderrama signs with RelativityReal; Al Pacino to play Dr. Jack Kevorkian for HBO; and E!, Style set their remaining summer premieres.







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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
VH1 to Bring Back "Hip Hop Honors" Event to Honor the Trailblazing First Ladies of Hip Hop Monday, July 11 at 9PM ET Live from NY
The show will pay homage to the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who lead a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today.

[05/23/16 - 02:41 PM]
Mariah Carey Partners with Hallmark Channel for a Three-Picture Development Deal
Carey is set to develop, executive produce, direct and co-star in the movies, with the first slated to debut as part of Hallmark Channel's 2017 "Countdown to Valentine's Day" programming event.

[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Announce New Primetime Series "People's List"
The hour-long weekly program highlights the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features to bring viewers up to speed on what they may have missed.

[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Television Signs "Hamilton" Producer Jeffrey Seller and TV Producer Flody Suarez to Production Deal
"I'm so pleased to have Universal Television in business with one of the theater's leading producers, Jeffrey Seller, and his producing partner, Flody Suarez," said Robert Greenblatt.

[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Returns for a New Season on Monday, June 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and Meghan King Edmonds.

[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
Annie Apple Named ESPN "Sunday NFL Countdown" Contributor
Apple, burst on the national scene during the recent NFL Draft when she took to social media to offer her candid opinions about the draft, her son and anything else on her mind.

[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Taps a New Producing Powerhouse Led by Executive Producer Will Packer and Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish to Run the Critically Acclaimed Series "Being Mary Jane"
Production on the new season is set to begin in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
Six Grammy(R) Winning/Nominated Artists Lend Their Voices and Music to New Discovery Channel Series "Hello World!"
Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the six-part series takes a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today's most celebrated musicians.

[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
Unloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers"
The all new season begins Wednesday, June 29 on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3.

[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce Feature-Length Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi with Cooperation of His Widow Judith Belushi Pisano
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary is set to begin production in the fall, with long-time Belushi collaborator Sean Daniel serving as executive producer along with Bill Couturie.

[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
David Feherty to Join NBC Olympics in Rio as a Correspondent
Feherty will offer commentary on NBC's primetime coverage, as well on other shows and platforms.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
New National Geographic Channel Series "I Am Rebel," Executive Produced by Doug Liman, Director of "The Bourne Identity," Introduces Unfamiliar Yet Game-Changing Individuals Who Prove That Change Happens Only When You Break the Rules
The series launches Sunday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for Third Season Ahead of Season 2 Premiere Airing Wednesday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Guest stars this season include Jermaine Clement, Andrew Daly, Cedric the Entertainer, Perez Hilton, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus, Bobby Lee, Tom Lennon, Samm Levine, Aasif Mandvi, Kate Miccuci, Adam Pally, Missi Pyle, Andrew Rannells, June Diane Raphael, Will Sasso, Joss Whedon and more!

[05/23/16 - 08:05 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces Global Viral Video Sensation "Carpool Karaoke" Now Available as a Format
In each 30 or 60 minute episode the host of the show picks up a singer or celebrity and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car, specially fitted with state of the art cameras, ready to capture the fun.