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[06/03/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 3
Updates include: Madeline Zima joins NBC's "Heroes"; Courtney Ford to recur on Showtime's "Dexter"; and USA on track to order a pilot for "Covert Affairs."

[06/03/09 - 03:46 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Record and Owns the Night with Special Will Ferrell
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 2.

[06/03/09 - 02:53 PM]
Soapnet Tallies Its Largest May Audience in Prime in Total Viewers and Women 18-49
SOAPnet spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/03/09 - 02:38 PM]
Exclusive: Bravo Sets "Atlanta," "Flipping" Return Dates
"Atlanta" will launch its second season on Thursday, July 30 while "Flipping Out" will kick off its third season on Monday, August 17.

[06/03/09 - 01:36 PM]
We TV Jump-Starts New Season of Its Popular Wedding Programming with Wide-Ranging Marketing Campaign
The newly-renamed "WE tv's Wedding Sunday" block kicks off this weekend.

[06/03/09 - 12:01 PM]
More Than 9.1 Million Viewers Tune in to Watch "Inside the Obama White House: Brian Williams Reports" on Nbc
Plus: both parts will be rebroadcast this Friday starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/03/09 - 10:20 AM]
VH1 Pays Homage to 25 Years of Def Jam Records in Its Sixth Year Celebration of 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009' on Tuesday, October 13 at 9:00 PM*
"30 Rock's" Tracy Morgan will return as host of the event, now in its sixth year.

[06/03/09 - 09:48 AM]
Chandra Wilson, Jim Parsons, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Chairman John Shaffner to Announce 61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Nominations July 16
The Emmy nomination ceremony will air from the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood for the 19th consecutive year.

[06/03/09 - 08:50 AM]
Dungy & Harrison Named as Analysts on "NBC's Football Night in America"
Both Dungy and Harrison were part of NBC's Super Bowl XLIII pre-game coverage.

[06/03/09 - 06:53 AM]
Inside Planet Earth Reveals a Hidden World of New Horizons
The special, due this Sunday, "uses revolutionary computer graphics technology to expose in incredible detail our planet's entire interior."

[06/03/09 - 12:06 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Sons of Tucson" (FOX)

[06/03/09 - 12:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Brothers" (FOX)

[06/02/09 - 06:10 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 2
Updates include: "Three Rivers" executive producer Carol Barbee inks an overall deal with CBS Television Studios.

[06/02/09 - 03:14 PM]
Join BET Networks and Take Part in the Celebration of Black Music Month - June 2009
Said lineup includes the premiere of TINY & TOYA on June 30 as well as the BET AWARDS 2009 on June 28.

[06/02/09 - 03:04 PM]
BET Networks Premieres 'Welcome to Dreamland': The Ultimate Challenge for Two Talented Super Producers
The six-week elimination-based competition series bows tonight at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[06/02/09 - 01:55 PM]
The Characters of USA Continue Deliver with Best May Ever for the Network
USA spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/09 - 01:01 PM]
Starz Digital Media Strikes Comprehensive Movie and Television Distribution Deal with Playstation(R)network's Video Delivery Service
Episodes of "Head Case," "Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up," "Painkiller Jane," "Tripping the Rift" and more are available to Playstation users beginning today.

[06/02/09 - 12:24 PM]
CBS Wins the First Week of the Summer Season in Viewers, Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 25-31.

[06/02/09 - 12:11 PM]
TNT Scores Four New Ad-Supported Cable Records with Best Monthly Deliveries Ever
TNT spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/02/09 - 12:11 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Premiere of "Safe Harbor" Delivers Solid Demos and 3.9 Million Unduplicated Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, May 30.

[06/02/09 - 12:10 PM]
CMT Searches for the Next Great Country Music Duo and Announces the Top Ten Duos Moving on to Compete for a Recording Contract with Big Machine Records on "Can You Duet"
The new season premieres Saturday, June 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/02/09 - 12:08 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of May 25, 2009
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 25-31.

[06/02/09 - 11:51 AM]
Stanley Cup Final on NBC Sports Delivers Highest Viewership in 7 Years
NBC spins the numbers for May 30-31.

[06/02/09 - 11:41 AM]
'I'M a CelebritY...get Me Out of Here!' Ties for the Slot Win in 18-49 and Wins Outright Among Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 1.

[06/02/09 - 11:07 AM]
CBS Rebroadcasts Top Original Programming on the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, June 1.

[06/02/09 - 11:05 AM]
Dolly Parton, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Stockard Channing and the Rock Band Poison Have Been Added as Performers, on "The 63rd Annual Tony(R) Awards"
Kristin Chenoweth, Edie Falco, Will Ferrell, James Gandolfini, Lauren Graham, Nicole Kidman, Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Spacey and John Stamos are among this year's presenters.

[06/02/09 - 11:00 AM]
Part Two of Lifetime's Maneater Miniseries Is Network's Highest Rated Program of the Year Among Women 18-49
Lifetime spins the numbers for May 30-31.

[06/02/09 - 10:48 AM]
USA Alex Sepiol Upped to Vice President, Original Scripted Series Programming
Sepiol's responsibilities include overseeing the production of USA's two recent hit series BURN NOTICE and IN PLAIN SIGHT.

[06/02/09 - 10:37 AM]
American Idol Season Nine Auditions Begin Sunday, June 14 in Boston
Calls are also set for Atlanta, Los Angeles, Orlando, Denver, Chicago and Dallas in the coming weeks.

[06/02/09 - 10:28 AM]
TruTV Hit Series Speeders Puts the Petal to the Metal as Eighth Season Launches with 100th Episode
The veteran series returns Thursday, June 11 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[06/02/09 - 10:27 AM]
New Media Strategies Signs on to Spearhead NBC's Social Media Marketing, Digital Outreach and Measurement Programs in Support of Primetime, Late Night and Digital Properties
The collaboration will "deepen connections between NBC and viewers, social media communities, and online outlets to create awareness and excitement for NBC's entertainment programming."

[06/02/09 - 10:19 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of May 25-31
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 25-31.

[06/02/09 - 10:05 AM]
The Jay Leno Show Will Premiere on September 14
Leno wrapped his 17-year "Tonight Show" run last week.

[06/02/09 - 09:36 AM]
History Locks Up a Powerful Night* with Third-Season Premiere Ice Road Truckers and Series Debut of New Series Expedition Africa
History spins the numbers for Sunday, May 31.

[06/02/09 - 08:57 AM]
Important Announcement! Comedy Central's(R) 'Important Things with Demetri Martin' Renewed for a Second Season
"Thanks to COMEDY CENTRAL for extending the show's importance," said Martin.

[06/02/09 - 08:43 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Moves to Las Vegas for Season Six
Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons and Toby Young are on board for the new season.

[06/02/09 - 08:06 AM]
The Crew of the Phaeton Embarks on a 10-Year Journey Through Outer Space to Save the Earth in the Original Science-Fiction Thriller "Virtuality" Friday, June 26, on Fox
Originally set for July 4, the two-hour pilot will now air Friday, June 26.

[06/02/09 - 07:59 AM]
Nestea and the NBC Universal Digital Studio Announce New Original Webisode Series "Ctrl"
The Tony Hale-led series is based on the Sundance award-winning short film, "CTRL Z," which screened at the film festival in 2008.

[06/02/09 - 07:39 AM]
TLC Plans a Wedding with Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos "Masters of Reception" to Air Friday, June 12 at 10pm
The series, about the Frungillo family and their booming New Jersey catering business, comes from executive producers Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos.

[06/02/09 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Settles the Most Heated Debates of Pop Culture with 'The Great Debate' Hosted by Michael Buffer
The weeklong event will tackle such topics as "Dreamiest Travolta Stud: Danny Zuko vs. Tony Manero" and "Who is the greatest band of all-time? Beatles vs. Stones."

[06/02/09 - 12:05 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Cougar Town" (ABC)

[06/02/09 - 12:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Modern Family" (ABC)

[06/01/09 - 06:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 1
Updates include: "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" alum Brian Austin Green in talks to join The CW's "One Tree Hill."

[06/01/09 - 03:18 PM]
2009 Nba Playoffs - ESPN's Highest-Rated & Most-Viewed Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA coverage to date.

[06/01/09 - 01:35 PM]
Fan Favorite 'Monster Garage' Returns to Discovery Channel, Bigger and Badder Than Ever
The original MONSTER GARAGE aired on Discovery Channel from 2002 to 2006.

[06/01/09 - 12:26 PM]
CityTV Unveils Its Fall 2009 - 2010 Programming Line Up
The Canadian broadcaster will add comedies "Modern Family," "Community," "Accidentally on Purpose," "How I Met Your Mother," "Cougar Town," "The Jay Leno Show," "Better Off Ted" and "100 Questions" to its lineup next season.

[06/01/09 - 12:17 PM]
The "61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" to Be Broadcast Live on Sunday, SepT. 13 on the CBS Television Network
"The new date moves the Emmys away from a weekend where CBS has an NFL doubleheader, which can delay the start of prime time on Sunday," said the network's Jack Sussman.

[06/01/09 - 12:06 PM]
TNT Scores with Most Watched Nba Playoffs in Turner's 25-Year History of Televising the Nba
TNT spins the numbers for its NBA coverage to date this season.

[06/01/09 - 12:03 PM]
CBS Consumer Products Introduces Fierce New Merchandise from Americas Next Top Model
On tap for "Model" fans: a board game and a selection of books for all ages.

[06/01/09 - 11:12 AM]
NBC Announces Complete Cast and Respective Charities That Celebrities Will Be Playing for on 'I'M a CelebritY.get Me Out of Here!' -- Premiering with a Special Two-Hour Event Tonight!
The Peacock confirms the additions of Patti Blagojevich, Lou Diamond Phillips, Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton.







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[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.

[06/30/16 - 08:12 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Celebrates Her Family's Homeland and Food Traditions in New Episodes of "Giada in Italy"
Each episode celebrates Giada's beloved family, and she shares cherished stories and memories along with favorite recipes and food traditions.

[06/30/16 - 08:00 AM]
Adam Wingard's "Death Note" for Netflix Starts Principal Photography
Based on the famous Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, the film follows a high school student who comes across a supernatural notebook, realizing it holds within it a great power.

[06/29/16 - 03:36 PM]
New Updated "Lost in Space" Series Coming Exclusively to Netflix
Reimagined by feature writing team Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, with Zack Estrin showrunning, the series will premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2018.