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[06/26/09 - 06:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 26
Updates include: Joanna Garcia to recur on The CW's "Gossip Girl"; Jeri Ryan joins TNT's "Leverage"; and Mark Pellegrino to play Lucifer on The CW's "Supernatural."

[06/26/09 - 05:41 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hung" (HBO)

[06/26/09 - 02:19 PM]
Animal Planet Uncovers More Unbelievable and Uncanny Video in New Season of "Untamed & Uncut"
A new season of 20 hour-long episodes begins Sunday, July 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/26/09 - 12:40 PM]
ABC News to Broadcast a Special Edition of "20/20," "Michael Jackson: The Man and His Music," Tonight, Friday, June 26 at 9:00 P.M.
"20/20" will also air in its regular timeslot at 10:00/9:00c, and will include reporting on the life and death of Michael Jackson, in addition to the previously announced reports.

[06/26/09 - 12:07 PM]
TV Land Honors the Memory of Two Pop Culture Icons
In memory of Michael Jackson, TV Land will air the 1992 five hour mini-series, "The Jacksons: An American Dream" on Sunday, June 28, 2009 from 2pm - 7pm ET/PT.

[06/26/09 - 10:09 AM]
The CW Gives "Valentine" Summer Swan Song
New episodes of the series are set for Sundays at 7:00/6:00c starting this weekend.

[06/26/09 - 09:47 AM]
NBC News to Re-Broadcast "Farrah's Story" Tonight from 8-10 PM Et
The special will be followed by "Michael Jackson - King of Pop," a new special hosted by Ann Curry, at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/26/09 - 08:50 AM]
Noah Wyle to Lead Resistance Against Alien Invasion in New TNT Pilot from Dreamworks Television and Executive Producers Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Robert Rodat
In the pilot, Wyle will play "the leader of a rag-tag group of soldiers and civilians as they struggle against an occupying alien force."

[06/26/09 - 12:12 AM]
Interview: "Virtuality" Co-Creator Michael Taylor, Co-Stars

[06/25/09 - 10:03 PM]
FOX Honors the King of Pop with Special Encore Airing of Michael Jackson-Themed "American Idol" Monday, June 29, on Fox
"House" and "Lie to Me" will return on Monday, July 6.

[06/25/09 - 10:01 PM]
Asuka Kondoh and Jonathan Platero Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[06/25/09 - 07:39 PM]
CBS Books "Flashpoint" Return for July
New episodes will roll out starting Friday, July 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/25/09 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 25
Updates include: Daniel Eric Gold upped to regular on ABC's "Ugly Betty"; and "Hustle & Flow's" Craig Brewer to direct FX's "Terriers."

[06/25/09 - 04:54 PM]
Bio Channel Celebrates the Life of the King of Pop in Bio Remembers: Michael Jackson
The one-hour special airs Saturday, June 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/25/09 - 04:47 PM]
Joseph Freed and Shane Farley Named Co-Executive Producers of CBS Television Distributions Rachael Ray
The pair will "share responsibility for overseeing all the creative and administrative aspects of production for the daytime show, which launches its fourth season on September 14."

[06/25/09 - 04:12 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Thursday, June 25, 2009
The Eye has slated the one-hour special THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MICHAEL JACKSON for tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/25/09 - 04:02 PM]
ABC News to Broadcast a Special Edition of "20/20: The Life and Death of Michael Jackson" Tonight, Thursday, June 25 at 9:00 P.M.
The broadcast will be followed by the previously announced "Farrah Fawcett: Her Life, Her Loves, Her Legacy" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/25/09 - 03:47 PM]
Dateline NBC to Air a Special Tribute of Two of the World's Most Recognized Pop Icons Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson Tonight 9 - 11pm Et
The newly expanded special will also focus on the tragic death of Michael Jackson.

[06/25/09 - 02:21 PM]
Mary J. Blige and Xzibit First Stars Volunteering for Exciting New Campaign in Season 7 of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
This season, celebrities will also be part of the design team.

[06/25/09 - 01:51 PM]
'Ghost Adventures' Prepares for Inaugural, Live Seven-Hour Investgation This Halloween Season
The crew will "voluntarily lock themselves in one of America's most haunted locations, the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, for a LIVE seven-hour, paranormal investigation."

[06/25/09 - 01:37 PM]
Bio Channel Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Farrah Fawcett in Bio Remembers: Farrah Fawcett
The special airs Monday, June 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/25/09 - 01:07 PM]
Oxygen Media to Re-Broadcast, "Farrah's Story" on Saturday, June 27 at 3:30pm ET/PT
NBC will likewise rebroadcast the two-hour special on Friday.

[06/25/09 - 12:51 PM]
From Schoolgirl Pacts to Serial Surrogate Moms
BBC America will premiere "18 Pregnant Schoolgirls" and "Addicted to Surrogacy" next month.

[06/25/09 - 12:48 PM]
Actor Eddie Cibrian Joins the Cast of "Csi: Miami"
He'll portray "a police officer from the Hollywood, California Division who joins Horatio's team of CSIs in Miami."

[06/25/09 - 12:47 PM]
ABC Delivers Year-To-Year Increases on Wednesday in Viewers and Young Adults for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 24.

[06/25/09 - 12:33 PM]
Dateline NBC to Air a Special Tribute "Farrah Fawcett: The Life and Death of an Angel" Tonight at 10 PM Et
Plus: NBC will also rebroadcast its two-hour documentary "Farrah's Story" on Friday.

[06/25/09 - 12:23 PM]
TV Land Celebrates the Life of Hollywood Actress and Pop Icon Farrah Fawcett
The first two episodes of her 2005 series "Chasing Farrah" will be rebroadcast on Saturday, June 27 from 9:00/8:00c.

[06/25/09 - 12:18 PM]
Warner BroS. Television Group Returns to Comic-Con in 2009 with Star-Studded Lineup Featuring a Record 11 Shows
Panels will be devoted to "The Big Bang Theory," "Chuck," "Eastwick," "Fringe," "Human Target," "Past Life," "Smallville," "Supernatural," "V," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Batman: The Brave and the Bold."

[06/25/09 - 11:19 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates
"The Office" returns on September 17 while "30 Rock" is back on October 15.

[06/25/09 - 11:04 AM]
Farrah Fawcett: Her Life, Her Loves, Her Legacy, a Barbara Walters Exclusive Report
The one-hour "20/20" special airs tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/25/09 - 08:58 AM]
Natpe Announces LaTV Fest Industry Insight Luncheon Speakers and Opening Night Gala Celebration
Greg Berlanti ("Brothers & Sisters") and Steven Levitan ("Modern Family") will speak at the event, running July 8-9.

[06/25/09 - 06:38 AM]
Husky Hunk Luke Conley Finds "More to Love" This Summer with 20 Beautiful, Full-Figured Women
The inspirational new series, hosted by iconic supermodel Emme, premieres Tuesday, July 28 on FOX.

[06/25/09 - 12:22 AM]
Interview: "Penn & Teller: Bullshit" Star Penn Jillette

[06/24/09 - 08:43 PM]
Eddie Cibrian, Lisa Sheridan, Meagan Fay and Patrick Duffy Star in the Inspirational Original Movie, "Healing Hands," Which Has Begun Production for Air on
The original movie follows "the amazing journey of Buddy Hoyt who finds out he can heal people with his hands."

[06/24/09 - 06:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 24
Updates include: Martin Lawrence books projects at FOX, Starz; "Fringe" adds Meghan Markle, drops writing staff; and ABC goes to series with "Find My Family."

[06/24/09 - 03:14 PM]
Bravo's Nj "Housewives" Post Biggest Reunion Ever, "Nyc Prep" Delivers Over One Million Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 23.

[06/24/09 - 12:46 PM]
The Ultimate Fighter: United States Vs United Kingdom Live Finale Delivers More Young Men Than Mlb on FOX and Us Open Golf on NBC Combined on Saturday, June 20
Spike TV spins the numbers for Saturday, June 20.

[06/24/09 - 12:39 PM]
TNT Summer Strategy Gets Strong Start with Two Solid Nights of Originals, Paving the Way for Third Night in July
TNT spins the numbers for the month of June.

[06/24/09 - 12:34 PM]
Twentieth Century FOX Television Brings Nine Shows to Comic-Con
Panels are set for "Glee," "Futurama," "Family Guy," "The Cleveland Show," "American Dad," "24," "Bones," "Dollhouse" and "The Simpsons."

[06/24/09 - 12:03 PM]
NBC's 'America's Got Talent' Is the #1 Debut of the Summer in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 23.

[06/24/09 - 11:54 AM]
CBS Announces 2009-2010 Premiere Dates
All of its series will return September 21-27, save for "Survivor" (September 17) and "Three Rivers" (October 4).

[06/24/09 - 10:37 AM]
The 82nd Academy Awards(R) to Feature 10 Best Picture Nominees
"After more than six decades, the Academy is returning to some of its earlier roots, when a wider field competed for the top award of the year," said Sid Ganis.

[06/24/09 - 10:30 AM]
New Series, Returning Series, June Is Hot on Discovery Channel
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of June.

[06/24/09 - 09:34 AM]
CBS Repeats Win Tuesday Opposite Premieres and Other Original Programming on the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 23.

[06/24/09 - 09:34 AM]
AMC Greenlights Conspiracy Thriller 'Rubicon'
The one-hour, 12-episode weekly series will be produced by Warner Horizon Television.

[06/24/09 - 08:39 AM]
G4 and Lucasfilm Present the First-Ever Televised Panel in San Diego Comic-Con History
"The Star Wars Spectacular!" will air Saturday July 25th at 2:00pm ET/PT only on G4.

[06/24/09 - 08:27 AM]
Rapper/Actress Eve to Guest-Star on "Glee"
Additional guest stars appearing throughout the upcoming season include Josh Groban, Kristen Chenoweth and Victor Garber.

[06/24/09 - 12:35 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Philanthropist, The" (NBC)

[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.







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