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[07/24/09 - 05:52 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 24
Updates include: Syfy orders a fourth season of its veteran drama "Eureka."

[07/24/09 - 01:41 PM]
Dominic Monaghan Joins the Cast of "Flashforward"
Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Courtney B. Vance, Sonya Walger, Brían F. O'Byrne, Christine Woods, Zachary Knighton and Peyton List also star.

[07/24/09 - 12:55 PM]
Laura Is Not So Popular After All as She Is the Second Houseguest to Be Evicted from the "Big Brother" House
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[07/24/09 - 11:39 AM]
Syfy Announces Premiere Date for Caprica
The two-hour series premiere is set for Friday, January 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/24/09 - 08:37 AM]
Miami Has a New Vice This Summer When E! Premieres "Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami" on August 16 at 10:00pm ET/PT
The series will open with a special 45-minute installment.

[07/24/09 - 02:37 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Burn Notice"

[07/24/09 - 01:04 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: "Psych"

[07/23/09 - 10:01 PM]
So You Think You Can Dance Celebrates 100th Episode
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[07/23/09 - 06:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 23
Updates include: "American Idol's" Ken Warwick inks record deal with FremantleMedia; Warren Leight joins FX's "Lights Out"; and Lifetime to redevelop the CBS pilot "Exit 19."

[07/23/09 - 05:53 PM]
Legend of the Seeker to Premiere Second Season Weekend of November 7th in National Syndication
Plus: Tabrett Bethell will join the cast as a series regular while Charisma Carpenter will guest star in the season premiere.

[07/23/09 - 02:04 PM]
BET Launches Brand New Summer Music Series
"Rising Icons" is set to launch on Monday, July 27 at 10:30/9:30c.

[07/23/09 - 01:56 PM]
CBS Consumer Products Packs a Powerful Punch at Comic-Con International 2009
Among the offerings: "Jericho: Season 3: Civil War," a new comic book series which "will pick up where the television program left off, answering many questions for its passionate fans."

[07/23/09 - 01:54 PM]
Keegan-Michael Key and Brooke D'Orsay Join the Cast of "Gary Unmarried" Beginning with the Second Season Premiere on Wednesday, SepT. 23
They'll play the new co-workers of Jay Mohr's character, who's now trying to pursue a career in radio.

[07/23/09 - 01:43 PM]
Nightline Is #1 Four Weeks in a Row-First Time Since 1995
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 13-17.

[07/23/09 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year on Wednesday in Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the 7th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 22.

[07/23/09 - 12:49 PM]
The Secret's Out: We TV Delves Back Into Secret Lives of Women for the Most Unexpected Season Yet
16 all-new episodes are set to roll out starting Tuesday, August 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/09 - 12:39 PM]
Artists Flo Rida, Heidi Montag, David Guetta and Kelly Rowland to Perform During the Live Telecast of the 2009 Miss Universe Competition
The two-hour event airs Sunday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/23/09 - 10:47 AM]
ABC Announces Crash Course
Orlando Jones and Dan Cortese host the series, which premieres Wednesday, August 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/23/09 - 10:45 AM]
CBS Announces the Eight Families Set to Compete in "There Goes the Neighborhood," a New Reality-Competition Series Premiering Sunday, August 9
The actual homes of this real neighborhood will be surrounded by a massive 20-foot wall as they compete for the $250,000 grand prize.

[07/23/09 - 10:09 AM]
The Wanted to Air Monday, July 27 at 9 PM Et
NBC had previously scheduled the series for 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/09 - 09:30 AM]
Liz Plonka Named Director of NBC's New Primetime "The Jay Leno Show"
"She is an accomplished director and is a perfect fit for the new show," said executive producer Debbie Vickers.

[07/23/09 - 08:29 AM]
TBS Extends Run of Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Cable's Biggest Sitcom Hit of All Time
The 46-episode order will bring its series total to an impressive 172 episodes.

[07/23/09 - 08:23 AM]
Spike TV to Rebroadcast Television Miniseries 'Meteor' and 'The Storm' This August
Plus: "Surviving Disaster," the network's latest original series, premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/09 - 08:15 AM]
Ion Television Rolls Out New Fall Primetime Line-Up Beginning Monday, September 7
Said schedule includes "Durham County," the network's first original series, airing Monday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/09 - 06:46 AM]
So You Think You Can Dance to Air Two-Night Season Finale Live from World-Renowned Kodak Theatre Wednesday, August 5, and Thursday, August 6, on Fox
For the first time ever the finale will be broadcast from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

[07/22/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 22
Updates include: Sasha Pieterse set for ABC's "Hank"; David Zabel returns to NBC with put pilot order; and TV Guide Channel to pay $200,000 per episode for "Ugly Betty's" off-network run.

[07/22/09 - 04:34 PM]
The Man Is Back: An All-New Season of Man VS. Wild with Bear Grylls Premieres August 12 on Discovery Channel
The show's fourth season will consist of seven all-new episodes.

[07/22/09 - 04:33 PM]
Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch Nears the End of Its Fifth Season with Red Hot Ratings
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 21.

[07/22/09 - 04:05 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Rubicon" (AMC)

[07/22/09 - 03:37 PM]
ABC Family Kicks Off "Campus Crush" - a 10-Day Long Summer Programming Event Launching Saturday, August 1
The stunt includes new episodes of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," "Make It or Break It," "10 Things I Hate About You" and "Ruby & The Rockits."

[07/22/09 - 03:02 PM]
10 Things I Hate About You Generates Series Highs in Females 12-34, Teens and Females Teens
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 21.

[07/22/09 - 02:57 PM]
Robin Hood and Friday Night with Jonathan Ross All New U.S. Premieres in September
"Robin Hood" returns Saturday, September 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/09 - 01:41 PM]
TLC Reveals Remarkable Personal Stories in "Truth Be Told"
The six-episode series bows Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/09 - 01:04 PM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for Remaining Fall Series
"Eastwick" and "Brothers & Sisters" will both launch during the traditional premiere week (September 21-27).

[07/22/09 - 11:35 AM]
The World's Gone Mad - AMC's Emmy(R) & Golden Globe(R) Award-Winning Drama "Mad Men" Returns Sunday, August 16 at 10pm
The cable channel details the new season, which will premiere with limited commercial interruption.

[07/22/09 - 11:24 AM]
NBC.com Launches New Site for NBC's "The Jay Leno Show"
Fans can log on now for a weekly video message from series star Jay Leno and 24-hour live streaming video from the set.

[07/22/09 - 11:20 AM]
On August 20, Eight Project Runway Designers from Past Seasons Return to Compete in a Two-Hour Lifetime Special 'Project Runway: All-Star Challenge'
The two-hour event will lead into the show's sixth season premiere that same night.

[07/22/09 - 11:06 AM]
ABC Picks Up "Wipeout" for a Third Season
The series is the top draw in its time period among total viewers and the key male demographics.

[07/22/09 - 09:33 AM]
Acclaimed Film and Television Actress Joely Richardson Cast for Final Season of Showtime's "The Tudors"
Richardson will portray Catherine Parr, Henry VIII's (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) sixth and last wife, in five episodes of the series.

[07/22/09 - 09:05 AM]
A Dog Named Christmas, a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation Starring Bruce Greenwood, Noel Fisher and Linda Emond, Has Started Production in Saskatchewan, Canada for Future Broadcast on the CBS Television Network
This holiday movie stars Bruce Greenwood, Noel Fisher and Linda Emond.

[07/22/09 - 07:48 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces the Production of "The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!" the First Film Based on the Cult Animated Series "Drawn Together"
The film will be released by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment in March 2010.

[07/22/09 - 07:01 AM]
MTV and Sean 'Diddy' Combs Join Forces to Create the Ultimate Back-Up Band
"Making His Band," due on July 27, involves "a nationwide search for the musicians to back [Diddy] up on tour for his new album."

[07/22/09 - 02:08 AM]
TV Guide Network Announces Its First Scripted Series Acquisition, Obtaining the Exclusive Basic Cable Off-Network Rights to ABC's "Ugly Betty"
The series will as a weekly strip starting in the fall of 2010 while episodes from the current season will be repurposed beginning in October.

[07/21/09 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 21
Updates include: E! renews "Kendra" for a second season; and "Worst Week's" Matt Tarses inks an overall deal with Sony.

[07/21/09 - 05:27 PM]
Cable Networks Lock in Fall Premiere Dates for Tca
BBC America, E!, G4, TLC, Animal Planet, HBO, History, Sundance, WE tv, TV One, BET and Comedy Central have all booked their fall plans.

[07/21/09 - 01:27 PM]
Cartoon Network Announces Cast for Tower Prep
Drew Van Acker, Ryan Pinkston, Elise Gatien and Dyana Liu will topline the Paul Dini-penned hour.

[07/21/09 - 01:25 PM]
ABC Claims 2 of the Top 10 Broadcast TV Programs of the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 13-19.

[07/21/09 - 01:24 PM]
ABC Delivers a Summer-Best in Adults 18-49 and Turns in Its Second-Highest Non-Sports Summer Rating Since 2005
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 20.

[07/21/09 - 01:01 PM]
Andie Macdowell, Daniel Sunjata, Diahann Carroll, Annabeth Gish and Ashley Williams to Star in First Adaptations of Patricia Cornwell Novels 'At Risk' and 'The Front'
Both films will premiere next year on the cable channel.

[07/21/09 - 12:29 PM]
CBS Remains the Only Network to Grow Its Audience Versus Last Summer
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 13-19.







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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
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[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
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[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
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[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
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[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
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ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
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Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
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[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
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