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[06/22/09 - 06:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 22
Updates include: Bryan Fuller departs "Heroes" to focus on development.

[06/22/09 - 01:58 PM]
USA Leading the Pack Year to Date
USA spins the numbers for the second quarter and the year to date.

[06/22/09 - 01:46 PM]
Interview: "The Lazy Environmentalist" Star Josh Dorfman

[06/22/09 - 12:07 PM]
Bravo's Topical Series "Watch What Happens: Live" Set to Premiere ThurS., July 16 at Midnight
The Andy Cohen-hosted series will feature guests from some of Bravo's most popular series.

[06/22/09 - 12:02 PM]
Discovery Channel Takes Viewers on an Action-Packed Adventure in Nash Entertainment's 'Moments of Impact'
The 13-episode series launches Thursday, July 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/22/09 - 10:09 AM]
Jessica Simpson Set to Travel Around the World to Find 'The Price of Beauty' in a New Original Series on Vh1
Production is set to begin next month for a 2010 premiere date.

[06/22/09 - 09:03 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches Michael and Michael Have IssueS.com the Ultimate Destination for Comedy Junkies with Issues
The site is designed "to be a one-stop shop on the Web for comedy junkies with issues."

[06/22/09 - 08:44 AM]
Friendly Foes Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter Star in 'Michael & Michael Have Issues,' Premiering Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
The seven-episode series rolls out next month on the cable channel.

[06/22/09 - 08:39 AM]
The Children of Celebrities Are Taking Over! "Oxygen's 25iest: Celeb-U-Tots" Takes a Look at All the Ones We Are Obsessed With
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, July 14 at 11:00/10:00c.

[06/22/09 - 07:55 AM]
Sci Fi Launches Imagine Greater Affiliate Marketing Campaign
The campaign is designed as a build up to the network's brand evolution to Syfy.

[06/22/09 - 07:51 AM]
Sundance Channel Hits the Streets of Newark in 'Brick City,' a Powerful Week-Long Docu-Series Event Premiering September 21-25 at 10pm ET/PT
The series "takes an in-depth and no-holds-barred look at the immense challenges facing the city of Newark, New Jersey and its outspoken and charismatic mayor, Cory Booker."

[06/22/09 - 12:25 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Make It Or Break It" (ABC Family)

[06/21/09 - 12:44 PM]
Sundance Channel to Premiere Season 3 of Award-Winning Eco-Series ''Big Ideas for a Small Planet'' on August 4 at 8:00pm E/P
The 13-part series airs as part of THE GREEN, Sundance Channel's weekly primetime destination devoted to environmental programming.

[06/19/09 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 19
Updates include: "30 Rock's" Bobb'e J. Thompson signs with Reveille; and T.R. Knight confirms his "Grey's Anatomy" departure.

[06/19/09 - 02:39 PM]
USA Network's Royal Pains Continues to Grow!
USA spins the numbers for Thursday, June 18.

[06/19/09 - 02:33 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Melrose Place" (The CW)

[06/19/09 - 11:26 AM]
The Mentalist Rebroadcast Tops the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, June 18.

[06/19/09 - 11:05 AM]
USA Network Names Bill Mcgoldrick Svp of Original Scripted Programming
McGoldrick previously served in a similar role for Spike TV.

[06/18/09 - 10:01 PM]
Max Kapitannikov and Ashley Valerio Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/18/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 18
Updates include: Katherine Heigl to return to "Grey's Anatomy"; Linda Hunt reports to "NCIS: Los Angeles"; and Travel to search for "America's Worst Driver."

[06/18/09 - 12:27 PM]
ABC Takes Second Place to FOX on Wednesday Across the Adult Demos and Places No. 1 with Key Men
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 17.

[06/18/09 - 06:43 AM]
Showtime Picks Up Tracey Ullman for a Third Season
Seven new episodes will start production this summer and air on SHOWTIME in 2010.

[06/17/09 - 10:54 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: "The Creative Process: Inside House"

[06/17/09 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: June 16-17
Updates include: "24," "Heroes" add roles; Twentieth to test "Wedlock or Deadlock"; and T.R. Knight to depart "Grey's Anatomy."

[06/17/09 - 03:55 PM]
Interview: "Flashforward" Executive Producers David S. Goyer & Marc Guggenheim

[06/17/09 - 03:46 PM]
Deadliest Catch Continues Its Ratings Roll
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/17/09 - 03:11 PM]
Emmy(R) Awards Moved Back to Sunday, SepT. 20
"MTV informed us they were locked into the same day for the Video Music Awards, with venue and sponsorship agreements in place. We had the flexibility to move; they didn't," said CBS's Jack Sussman.

[06/17/09 - 02:48 PM]
Bravo No. 1 Television Network in A18-49 with "Real Housewives of New Jersey" Last Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/17/09 - 12:47 PM]
TLC Premieres New Property Shows
Newcomer STAGER INVASION will join MOVING UP and REAL ESTATE PROS on Tuesday nights starting June 30.

[06/17/09 - 12:30 PM]
Investigation Discovery Invites Viewers to Play 13th Juror with Breakout Series, Forensics: You Decide
The series, which "inviting viewers to follow both sides of the evidence trail," premieres Monday, August 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/17/09 - 11:09 AM]
CBS Rebroadcasts Win Tuesday
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 16.

[06/17/09 - 10:48 AM]
USA Network Gives Fans a Sneak Peek Into "Ncis" Spin-Off Series on Friday, June 19 at 9/8c
The cable channel will rebroadcast the backdoor pilot episodes of the spin-off on said date.

[06/17/09 - 08:15 AM]
The CW Network Announces Fall Premiere Dates
Plus: returning favorites "Gossip Girl" and "One Tree Hill" will flip time periods on Monday nights.

[06/17/09 - 06:58 AM]
Oxygen Media Unveils New Reality Workplace Dramedy Series "Addicted to Beauty" Premiering Tuesday, August 4 at 11pm ET/PT
The remaining episodes will air in its regular timeslot, Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c, beginning Tuesday, August 11.

[06/17/09 - 12:01 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Flash Forward" (ABC)

[06/16/09 - 11:24 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Past Life" (FOX)

[06/16/09 - 01:32 PM]
USA #1 by Significant Margins Among All Key Demos
USA spins the numbers for the week of June 8-14.

[06/16/09 - 11:57 AM]
The Mentalist Is the #1 Scripted Show of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 8-14.

[06/16/09 - 11:50 AM]
CBS Wins Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, June 15.

[06/16/09 - 11:49 AM]
CBS News Debuts "48 Hours Crimesider," a Provocative New Crime Blog from the Producers of "48 Hours Mystery"
CRIMESIDER will be "the premium true-crime destination where fans can get the latest news on the most riveting crime stories as they unfold."

[06/16/09 - 11:47 AM]
ABC Wins in Viewers and Adults 18-49, Posting Its Top Summer Week in 5 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 8-14.

[06/16/09 - 11:46 AM]
ABC's Is No. 1 on Monday Night Among Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 15.

[06/16/09 - 11:44 AM]
Nhl Stanley Cup Final Paces NBC's Primetime Week of June 8-14
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 8-14.

[06/16/09 - 11:00 AM]
Nba All-Star Legend Shaquille O'Neal Partners with Powerhouse Producer Jeff Clanagan to Produce the All-Star Comedy Jam Series
The opening installment, airing tomorrow night on Showtime, features Cedric The Entertainer, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Hart, Aries Spears and DeRay Davis.

[06/16/09 - 08:30 AM]
Science Channel's Catch It Keep It Tests Contestants' Engineering Mettle in a Race Against the Clock to Rescue Valuable Prizes
Zach Selwyn hosts the series, due on Friday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/16/09 - 07:39 AM]
'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' Presents 'Jason Jones in Iran: Access of Evil' Nightly Reports Filed from Iran by Correspondent Jason Jones Airing the Week of June 22 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
In addition to attending a speech given by President Ahmadinejad, Jones spoke to a cross-section of Iranian society including a Zoroastrian priest, an Iranian family, an underground rapper and a feminist blogger.

[06/16/09 - 07:15 AM]
Trump Buys Raw(R)
"This was an offer I couldn't refuse," said WWE(R) Chairman Vince McMahon.

[06/16/09 - 12:39 AM]
Interview: "Hawthorne" Star Jada Pinkett Smith

[06/16/09 - 12:38 AM]
Interview: "Wedding Day" Executive Producer Mark Burnett

[06/15/09 - 08:40 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "V" (ABC)







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