[friday, january 08, 2010]    
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[01/08/10 - 06:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 8
Updates include: ABC gives a series commitment to "Scoundrels," an import of New Zealand's "Outrageous Fortune."

[01/08/10 - 03:06 PM]
The CW Network Unveils Midseason Schedule
"America's Next Top Model" to return on March 3 while "90210" and " Melrose Place" are back on March 9.

[01/08/10 - 03:04 PM]
Flashforward to Return to the ABC Schedule March 18, 2010
The Alphabet confirms the show's new return date.

[01/08/10 - 02:55 PM]
Lost, "Flashforward" Safe from Obama, "Idol"
The White House has dropped February 2 as a State of the Union date while "FlashForward's" return has been pushed to March 18.

[01/08/10 - 02:38 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: "How I Met Your Mother"

[01/08/10 - 02:09 PM]
ABC Beats Its Combined Thursday Competition by Wide Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/10 - 10:46 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2009: #10-1

[01/08/10 - 10:14 AM]
Nightline Is #1 for the Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for December 28-January 1.

[01/08/10 - 10:13 AM]
It's a Big Yes for the Big 'C' - Showtime Picks Up New Original Comedy Series Starring Laura Linney
The newcomer will begin shooting 13 episodes later this spring for a fall 2010 debut.

[01/08/10 - 09:01 AM]
Electus Announces Exclusive Partnership with Will Arnett & Jason Bateman to Launch New Digital Comedic Content and Marketing Company
Ben Silverman's newly formed multimedia company will work with the duo on developing original digital content.

[01/08/10 - 08:43 AM]
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2010 - Part 1 Outperforms Its Combined Network Competition
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, December 31.

[01/08/10 - 07:17 AM]
Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force Returns for a Second Season on Thursday, January 14 at 10pm ET/PT on A&e
Since its inception in May of 2002, the Task Force has apprehended 35,751 fugitives.

[01/08/10 - 07:11 AM]
Oxygen Live Goes West!! Real Time Watercooler Oxygenlive Launches Live West Coast Experience During New Episode of "Bad Girls Club" on January 12th
"Bad Girl" Kendra will help usher in the inaugural West Coast OxygenLive experience.

[01/07/10 - 06:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 7
Updates include: TBS orders "Uncle Nigel," an hourlong comedy from "Monk's" Andy Breckman.

[01/07/10 - 03:28 PM]
Discovery Channels 'Man VS. Wild' Pulls in Record Ratings on Wednesday
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 03:12 PM]
Syfy's Ghost Hunters International Sets Series Record as Winter Season Debut Becomes Most-Watched Episode Ever Among Adults 25-54
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 02:36 PM]
Our Little Genius Will Not Air on FOX as Previously Announced
"I recently discovered that there was an issue with how some information was relayed to contestants during the pre-production of 'Our Little Genius.' As a result, I am not comfortable delivering the episodes without re-shooting them," said Mark Burnett.

[01/07/10 - 12:43 PM]
MTV's "The Real World" Returns to 'The Big Easy' as Production Begins on the 24th Season of the Franchise in Early 2010
MTV has ordered 12 episodes and is scheduled to begin production in early 2010.

[01/07/10 - 11:53 AM]
Miami Medical, the New Drama from Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Premieres Friday, April 2 at 10:00 Pm
Plus: "Rules of Engagement" returns on Monday, March 1 while "Accidentally on Purpose" moves to Wednesdays on March 31.

[01/07/10 - 10:36 AM]
People's Choice Awards 2010 Winners in Movies, Television and Music Announced at the First Awards Show of 2010
"House," "Supernatural," "The Big Bang Theory" and "American Idol" were among the TV series winners.

[01/07/10 - 10:33 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Guest Star on "How I Met Your Mother"
Carrie will play Tiffany, "a gorgeous enigma who drives Ted crazy by keeping him on the hook."

[01/07/10 - 10:15 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2009: #20-11

[01/07/10 - 09:50 AM]
BET and Centric Celebrate African American Heritage During Black History Month
Newcomers include "The Family Crews," "The Michael Vick Project" and "Model City."

[01/07/10 - 09:27 AM]
The CW Offers Facebook Fans a Special Preview of First Ten Minutes of New Drama "Life Unexpected" Prior to Series On-Air Debut
This special screening will be offered across all of The CW's Facebook fan pages, including the main CW page and all CW series pages.

[01/07/10 - 09:18 AM]
CBS Is "The People's Choice" on Wednesday
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Comedy Block Is #1 from 8-10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/07/10 - 08:53 AM]
Bravo's Andy Cohen Is Back with a Brand New Season of "Watch What Happens: Live" Premiering January 14 at Midnight ET/PT
Liam Neeson, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Cheyenne Jackson and Ricki Lake are among the show's upcoming guests.

[01/07/10 - 07:54 AM]
Entourage to Premiere on Spike TV Tuesday, January 12th
The series will televise in the 9:00/8:00c hour through October, and will feature two premiere episodes each week.

[01/07/10 - 07:50 AM]
Alec Baldwin, George Clooney, Jane Lynch, Michelle Monaghan, Chris O'Donnell, Anna Paquin, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci Will Present at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
They join previously announced presenter Sandra Bullock in honoring their colleagues at this year's Actors(R) ceremony.

[01/07/10 - 07:00 AM]
USA Network Greenlights New Original Series "Covert Affairs"
Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett and Anne Dudek star in the newcomer.

[01/06/10 - 11:01 PM]
CBS Announces the 20 Former Castaways Who Will Return to Seek Revenge and Redemption on "Survivor: Heroes VS. Villains"
The 20th installment of the Emmy Award-winning series premieres Thursday, February 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/06/10 - 06:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: David Hasselhoff leaves NBC's "Got Talent"; Twentieth clears off-network runs of its animated shows; and Carlos Mencia, Cedric the Entertainer book projects at ABC.

[01/06/10 - 04:18 PM]
ESPN Names Sony Official 3d Sponsor of New ESPN 3d Network
Additionally, Sony will be the exclusive 3D sponsor of the 2011 BCS National Championship Game, 13 regular season college football games, and Summer X Games.

[01/06/10 - 03:54 PM]
Discovery Channel Ranks #1 in Cable for Key Demos Tuesday Night with Howe and Howe Tech and Dirty Jobs
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/06/10 - 03:19 PM]
New YeaR... New Record - Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club" Most Watched Telecast Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/06/10 - 01:11 PM]
Top Gear's All New U.S. Premiere Has the Hosts Off to the Races and Jay Leno Behind the Wheel
Seasons 13 and 14 will air consecutively beginning Monday, January 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/06/10 - 12:44 PM]
Extra Host Mario Lopez to Co-Host the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on USA Network
The annual event airs February 15-16 on the cable channel.

[01/06/10 - 12:42 PM]
The Brutal World of Dog Fighting Is Uncovered in Premiere of Animal Planet Investigates
The one-hour special debuts on Monday, January 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/06/10 - 12:41 PM]
Animal Planet Statement Regarding Sea Shepherd and Whaling Ship's Engagement at Sea
"We're very concerned that all of the players -- on both sides of the 'war' -- should come out of this conflict unharmed," said the network's Marjorie Kaplan.

[01/06/10 - 11:55 AM]
Obama State of the Union May Derail "Lost"
The White House has added February 2 as a potential date for President Obama's first official State of the Union address.

[01/06/10 - 10:40 AM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2009: #30-21

[01/06/10 - 10:27 AM]
Daniel Tosh's Comedic Affront to the Internet Continues with the Second Season Premiere of Comedy Central's Weekly, Topical Series 'TosH.0'
The new season bows Wednesday, January 13 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/06/10 - 10:14 AM]
Academy Award Nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes to Guest Star on "Legend of the Seeker"
She'll portray "a beautiful and powerful young woman claiming to be the Creator, the living embodiment of a God."

[01/06/10 - 09:23 AM]
Viewers Welcome Back CBS's Tuesday Dramas
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/06/10 - 09:22 AM]
The Cast of "How I Met Your Mother" Celebrates the Show's 100th Episode by Revealing Their Favorite Moments from the Series
The 100th episode airs Monday, January 11.

[01/06/10 - 09:17 AM]
Food Network's Super Chef Battle: An Iron Chef America Event to Get Special Encore Airing on Local Stations
The encore presentations is designed to give Cablevision subscribers a chance to see the installment.

[01/06/10 - 09:16 AM]
BBC America - February Highlights
New import "Survivors" joins the network's Saturday lineup beginning February 13.

[01/06/10 - 06:57 AM]
BBC America Starts 2010 with Best Ever Night and Day
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, January 2.

[01/06/10 - 04:01 AM]
VH1 Rock Docs Commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the Longest Running First-Run Syndicated Television Show in History
"Soul Train: The Hippest Trip In America" premieres Friday, February 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/05/10 - 07:19 PM]
Lacey Chabert and Ryan Merriman Star in 'Elevator Girl' a Hallmark Channel Hd Original Movie World Premiere February 13
Patty McCormick, Hedy Burress and Jonathan Bennett also star in the project.

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[12/01/15 - 05:40 PM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agent Carter" Season Premiere Moves to January 19
Due to the scheduling of the State of the Union Address on January 12, "Marvel's Agent Carter" will return for a second season of adventure and intrigue on a new date.

[12/01/15 - 12:13 PM]
Hollywood's A-List Heads to Ovation TV for No-Holds-Barred Interview Show, "Los Angeles Times' The Envelope"
The series is hosted by Rebecca Keegan and Mark Olsen who sit down with the year's critically acclaimed directors and actors for an in-depth discussion of their awards-worthy films and the filmmaking process.

[12/01/15 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Expands Scripted Slate with Pre-Launch Renewal of "Those Who Can't," And Begins Development on Three New Scripted Projects
"Those Who Can't" centers on a trio of trouble-making high school teachers played by show creators and executive producers Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy.

[12/01/15 - 11:46 AM]
"War & Peace" Reimagined for a New Generation Premieres on Lifetime, A&E and History January 18
The epic features an award-winning cast including Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson and others.

[12/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
TV One Celebrates Eddie Murphy in PBS' "18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor" Special This Friday, December 4 at 8 P.M. ET
Originally broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, the special taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and features star-studded appearances by leading entertainers and comedians.

[12/01/15 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look at "Outlander" Season Two
The Season Two teaser is the first release for Starz' 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings.

[12/01/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to Air on ABC, Sunday, December 13
Ginnifer Goodwin narrates the one-hour special, which explores the moment where folklore met filmmaking.

[12/01/15 - 09:46 AM]
An All-New "The Biggest Loser" Returns January 4 with a New Host, Theme, Logo, Gym and Format and Eight Compelling Contestant Teams of Two
Dolvett Quince and Jen Widerstrom return to train eight contestant teams of two, all with compelling stories.

[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Superstore"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 by wide margins.

[12/01/15 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Presents "A Very Murray Christmas"
In just 4 days, Bill Murray and his celebrity friends will bring joy and laughter to people all around the world with the Netflix original holiday special.

[12/01/15 - 07:41 AM]
"Bolshoi Babylon," An Unprecedented Inside Look at the Famed Russian Ballet Company in the Wake of Scandal, Debuts Dec. 21 on HBO
The film was previously slated to debut the week prior on Monday, December 14.

[12/01/15 - 07:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents Series Finale of Landmark "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee," Commemorating 25 Years on Air, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 8PM (ET/PT)
Ellerbee, who has announced her retirement, will highlight some of Nick News' most poignant episodes and discussions, while presenting the story and philosophy behind the award-winning series.

[12/01/15 - 07:30 AM]
Juanes, Seth MacFarlane and Trisha Yearwood Added to Lineup for "Sinatra 100 - An All-Star Grammy Concert," Sunday, Dec. 6 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Zac Brown, Harry Connick, Jr., Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood and Usher.

[12/01/15 - 07:03 AM]
Luke Bryan, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, and Demi Lovato to Perform in Times Square During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles.

[12/01/15 - 06:51 AM]
Video: MTV Reveals Stunning Opening Title Sequence for "The Shannara Chronicles"
The show open features powerful and stunning visuals of the post-apocalyptic world of "Shannara," harmonized with artist Ruelle's haunting hit song, "Until We Go Down."