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[12/07/09 - 11:52 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Night & Day" (TNT)

[12/07/09 - 06:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 7
Updates include: NBC trims "100 Questions"; Cynthia Cidre to shepherd TNT's "Dallas" revival; and Jerry O'Connell replaces Sendhil Ramamurthy on NBC's "Rex."

[12/07/09 - 02:44 PM]
BBC America Dishes Up a Third Season of Last Restaurant Standing
Raymond Blanc's reality competition returns Tuesday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/07/09 - 12:56 PM]
New Seasons of Underdog to Wonderdog and It's Me Or the Dog "Transform" Animal Planet's Saturday Nights
Both series return with new episodes on Saturday, January 2 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/07/09 - 12:51 PM]
TLC to Air "Daycare Divas" on December 29 at 10pm
The project follows best friends Leslie Napolitano and Christine Collica as they start a daycare business together in New York City.

[12/07/09 - 11:15 AM]
Discovery to Open "Motor City Motors" on January 4
The "Monster Garage" revival will air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c following new episodes of "Mythbusters."

[12/07/09 - 09:59 AM]
ABC Family Announces Additional Castings for Its Upcoming Pilots, "Melissa & Joey," "Untitled Michael Jacobs Project" and "Pretty Little Liars"
Laura Leighton and Alexis Denisof join Lucy Hale on the drama "Pretty Little Liars."

[12/07/09 - 09:58 AM]
Elisha Cuthbert Joins "The Forgotten" on Abc
She will play Maxine Denver, "a strong and successful Chicago professional who is forced to put her skepticism of 'amateur detectives' aside."

[12/07/09 - 09:57 AM]
Top Music Acts to Perform at the Las Vegas Party Segments on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2010"
The Black Eyed Peas, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Keri Hilson, Colbie Caillat, Robin Thicke and Orianthi are all set to perform.

[12/07/09 - 09:38 AM]
Bravo Kicks Off Ultimate Virtual Viewing Party for "Top Chef: Las Vegas" Finale on December 9
Fans of the show can voice their opinions on the series through Twitter, Facebook Connect, and live mobile chat.

[12/07/09 - 09:32 AM]
The Season Finale of "The Amazing Race 15" Posts Largest Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 6.

[12/07/09 - 09:24 AM]
Oxygen Media Partners with Mega Mogul Russell Simmons on Development of New Docu-Series
The series will "offer an exclusive peek at the life of entrepreneur, entertainment and fashion icon, philanthropist and yogi, Russell Simmons, and the powerful team who runs his businesses."

[12/07/09 - 09:22 AM]
Hulkamania Is Coming January 4, 2010 to 'Tna Impact!' on Spike TV
The announcement was made Saturday night by Hogan himself live on Spike TV.

[12/07/09 - 09:17 AM]
An Extraordinary Mix of Renowned Artists Gather in Washington, D.C. to Salute This Year's Honorees at "The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors"
Mel Brooks, Dave Brubeck, Grace Bumbry, Robert De Niro and Bruce Springsteen were honored at this year's event, airing Tuesday, December 29 on CBS.

[12/07/09 - 08:58 AM]
VH1 Gets in the Game with 'Basketball Wives'
The eight-episode 30-minute series is set to premiere on Monday, March 15.

[12/07/09 - 08:54 AM]
Brothers & Sisters Hits a 9-Month-High
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 6.

[12/07/09 - 08:46 AM]
ESPN and Base Productions Perfect Formula for Sport Science
John Brenkus hosts the series, which will produce special episodes for telecast on the network.

[12/07/09 - 06:44 AM]
2010 Miss America Pageant Puts the Spotlight on National Judges Saturday, January 30, 2010 Live from Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, on Tlc
Vivica A. Fox, Katie Harman, Shawn Johnson, Dave Koz, Rush Limbaugh, Paul Rodriguez and Brooke White have all been tapped as judges.

[12/07/09 - 06:42 AM]
Carmen Electra Heats Up the Las Vegas Strip as Host of "Billboard's New Year's Eve Live" Thursday, December 31, on Fox
Kris Allen, Allison Iraheta and Sean Kingston are all set to appear.

[12/07/09 - 06:22 AM]
Adam Lambert Returns to FOX to Perform on the "So You Think You Can Dance" Season Finale Wednesday, December 16
Lambert will sing his latest track, "Whataya Want From Me," in his first appearance on the network since the "American Idol" season finale in May.

[12/07/09 - 05:21 AM]
Discovery Communications Names Peter Liguori Chief Operating Officer
Most recently, Liguori was President of Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company.

[12/07/09 - 12:19 AM]
Interview: "Intervention" Executive Producer Dan Partland

[12/07/09 - 12:18 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Men of a Certain Age" (TNT)

[12/05/09 - 12:29 PM]
Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz to Coach Season 11 of the Ultimate Fighter(R)
The new season launches Wednesday, March 31 at 10:00/9:00c on Spike TV.

[12/04/09 - 11:54 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Back" (CBS)

[12/04/09 - 06:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 4
Updates include: FOX to "Howl" with werewolf drama; and a quartet joins Epix's "Tough Trade."

[12/04/09 - 01:52 PM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of NoV. 23-27
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 23-27.

[12/04/09 - 10:18 AM]
Nightline Is #1 Among Adults 18-49 & Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/04/09 - 10:17 AM]
Flashforward and "V" to Return with All-Original Episodes in March 2010
"FlashForward" is due back on March 4 while "V" will return March 30 after "Lost."

[12/04/09 - 10:09 AM]
CBS Late Night Sweeps November!
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/04/09 - 09:42 AM]
Survivor + Rebroadcasts of Csi and the Mentalist = Thursday Night Victory Against First-Run Competiton
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 3.

[12/04/09 - 09:35 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Thursday in Adults 18-49 and Dominates in Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 3.

[12/04/09 - 12:01 AM]
R&b Legends Earth, Wind & Fire Team Up with Cleveland Brown of "The Cleveland Show" to Record and Release Original Holiday Song
"Get Your Hump On This Christmas" is currently available for purchase on iTunes and will be available as a free download exclusively on iTunes for one week beginning December 8.

[12/03/09 - 11:52 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Eva Adams" (FOX)

[12/03/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 3
Updates include: MTV renews "The City," "The Hills"; Kevin Connolly to be "Honest" for FOX; and more roles filled on HBO's "True Blood."

[12/03/09 - 12:45 PM]
Animal Planet Adds "Maneaters," "Pit Boss"; TLC Orders "Imploders"
Animal Planet will offer up eight original series during the month of January.

[12/03/09 - 12:05 PM]
Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura Delivers 1.6 Million Viewers, TruTV's Biggest Audience Ever for a New Series Launch
truTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/09 - 11:25 AM]
Mark Burnett Team to Produce Fifth Season of HGTV Design Star
"The Mark Burnett team is extremely creative and talented -- masters at crafting entertaining reality programming," said the network's Freddy James.

[12/03/09 - 11:15 AM]
A&E's 'Steven Seagal Lawman' Arrests Record Audiences
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/09 - 10:31 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores a World Where Grief and Greed Collide in the Will: Family Secrets Revealed
The backdoor pilot special airs Thursday, December 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/09 - 10:22 AM]
TLC Makes Room for One Big Happy Family
The six-part series premieres Tuesday, December 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/09 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Freshman "The Middle" Outdraws FOX's Veteran "So You Think You Can Dance"
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/09 - 09:34 AM]
Rudolph Shines Brightest on Wednesday
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/09 - 07:43 AM]
Follow the White Rabbit to a Whole New Wonderland as Syfy Kicks Off Marketing Campaign Behind Four Hour Movie Event Alice
The two-night mini-series begins this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/09 - 07:14 AM]
David Tennant's Final Doctor Who Special - U.S. Premiere Only on BBC America
"The End of Time, Part Two" airs Saturday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/09 - 05:31 AM]
Comcast and Ge to Create Leading Entertainment Company
The joint venture will put both company's broadcast and cable assets under one umbrella.

[12/03/09 - 12:01 AM]
Kevin Pollak Puts Mental Excellence to the Test as Host of FOX's "Our Little Genius"
As previously announced, "Genius" launches Wednesday, January 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/02/09 - 11:46 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Inside the Box" (ABC)

[12/02/09 - 10:01 PM]
Beyonce Leads Grammy(R) Nominations with 10; Taylor Swift Earns Eight; the Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell and Kanye West Each Garner Six; and David Guetta, Jay-Z and Lady Gaga Each Earn Five
CBS details the nominations for this year's awards, airing Sunday, January 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/02/09 - 09:08 PM]
So You Think You Can Dance Top 8 Finalists Revealed After Noelle Marsh and Nathan Trasoras Are Eliminated
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.







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[03/28/15 - 08:36 AM]
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[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
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[03/27/15 - 10:37 AM]
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[03/27/15 - 10:27 AM]
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[03/27/15 - 10:16 AM]
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[03/27/15 - 10:15 AM]
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[03/27/15 - 08:49 AM]
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[03/27/15 - 08:32 AM]
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