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[06/23/09 - 06:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 23
Updates include: Shawn Ryan confirms "Lie to Me's" season two staff; Callum Blue set as General Zod on The CW's "Smallville"; and Peter Morgan steps down from directing HBO's "The Special Relationship."

[06/23/09 - 02:38 PM]
USA Takes Week by Huge Margins
USA spins the numbers for the week of June 15-21.

[06/23/09 - 02:10 PM]
MTV Announces Dynamic Development Slate of Programming Featuring Broad Spectrum of Talent
The potential lineup includes everything from a Audrina Patridge-led reality series to a remake of '80s franchise "Teen Wolf."

[06/23/09 - 12:33 PM]
ABC Family's "Secret Life" Returns at Record Levels, While "Make It Or Break It" Sets Time Period Highs
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 22.

[06/23/09 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 10 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 15-21.

[06/23/09 - 11:22 AM]
Sugarland Takes ABC "Live on the Inside"
The one-hour special, airing Monday, August 3, is timed with the release of the duo's new combo CD/DVD of the same name.

[06/23/09 - 11:20 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of June 15-21
NBC spins the numbers for the week of June 15-21.

[06/23/09 - 11:13 AM]
CBS Dominates the Week's Program Rankings with 9 of the Top 10 Most Watched Programs (90%) and 16 of the Top 20 (80%)
CBS spins the numbers for the week of June 15-21.

[06/23/09 - 11:12 AM]
CBS Repeats Win Monday in Viewers and Adults 25-54 and Places Strong Second in Adults 18-49 Against First-Run Competition
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, June 22.

[06/23/09 - 11:01 AM]
Discovery Channel's All New Original Special Prehistoric New York Airs Sunday, June 28 at 9pm E/P
The special caps an all day "Dino Marathon" hosted by "Ice Age III: Dawn of the Dinosaur" co-stars Ray Romano and Queen Latifah.

[06/23/09 - 10:16 AM]
Bravo's Hit Series "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Premieres Thursday, July 30 at 10 PM ET/PT
The cable channel confirms its rollout of the show's sophomore run.

[06/23/09 - 09:34 AM]
Food Network Opens Casting for 2010 Season of "The Next Food Network Star"
Open casting calls are set for New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego and Austin.

[06/23/09 - 08:17 AM]
Sixteen Aspiring Chefs Head Into "Hell's Kitchen" to Endure the Wrath of Chef Gordon Ramsay
This season's grand prize is a Head Chef position at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

[06/23/09 - 12:09 AM]
Interview: "The Cleaner" Creator Jonathan Prince

[06/23/09 - 12:08 AM]
Interview: "America's Got Talent" Judge Piers Morgan

[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)







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[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[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.