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[01/11/10 - 06:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: trio headed for ABC's "Funny in Farsi"; Lifetimes axes "Rita Rocks"; and Dana Carvey, Spike Feresten team for sketch comedy at FOX.

[01/11/10 - 03:33 PM]
Cowell Makes "Idol" Exodus Official
A full recap of FOX's executive session, including the network's comments on Conan O'Brien and the future of "Glee."

[01/11/10 - 02:20 PM]
FOX Gives Updates on "Lie to Me," Reality Projects
Also: a look at the futures of "Someone's Gotta Go," "When Women Rule the World," "Brothers" and "'Til Death."

[01/11/10 - 01:59 PM]
Celebrity Uber-Couple Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin to Open Their Doors to TV Land in New Reality Docu-Soap 'Harry Loves Lisa'
The six-episode series will premiere this fall.

[01/11/10 - 12:44 PM]
G4's "X-Play," the Most Watched Videogame Series on Television, Rings in 1000th Episode with a Six Hour Celebration on February 1
The 1000th episode will also mark the launch of "X-Play" in high definition.

[01/11/10 - 12:34 PM]
The X Factor to Launch on FOX in 2011
Cowell will serve as both executive producer and judge on the U.S. version, and will leave "American Idol" at the end of the current season.

[01/11/10 - 12:07 PM]
CBS.com Announces Search for the Best Impersonation of Csi: Miami's Popular Character Lieutenant, Horatio Caine
"For years, everyone from Jim Carrey to Laurence Fishburne has tried to do their best imitation of him but I think the fans are the ones who get it right," said David Caruso.

[01/11/10 - 12:06 PM]
The "45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," Hosted by Reba Mcentire, Will Be Broadcast Live from the Mgm Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 18 on the CBS Television Network
In addition, the Academy will tape an all-star concert special, ACM PRESENTS: BROOKS & DUNN - THE LAST RODEO, at the same location the following night to air at a later date on CBS.

[01/11/10 - 12:05 PM]
AMC Announces "Breaking Bad" Season Three Premiere Sunday, March 21 at 10pm ET/PT
Back-to-back Emmy winner Bryan Cranston will serve double duty as director of the premiere episode, "No Mas."

[01/11/10 - 11:29 AM]
Premiering January 23, Thora Birch, Nancy Travis and Camryn Manheim Star in Lifetime Television's 'The Pregnancy Pact'
The film explores "the costs of teen pregnancy with a story of a fictional 'pregnancy pact' set against the backdrop of actual news reports about teen pregnancy from June 2008."

[01/11/10 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Beats Its Non-Sports Driven Competition on Sunday by Wide Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 10.

[01/11/10 - 09:07 AM]
Gleeks Rejoice! FOX Picks Up Second Season of "Glee"
Plus: a unique casting search will be chronicled in a multi-part special that will air leading up to the premiere of the new season.

[01/11/10 - 09:06 AM]
FOX 2009/10 Highlights (Through 1/7/10)
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/11/10 - 09:05 AM]
Giggity Giggity! "Family Guy" Reaches Milestone 150th Episode Sunday, May 2, on Fox
"150 episodes, and yet I haven't aged," said Stewie Griffin. "Is there something wrong with me? Oh, no! Do I have that Emmanuel Lewis thing?"

[01/11/10 - 09:04 AM]
All-Points Bulletin: "Code 58 (Working Title)" Premieres Monday, June 7
The drama, starring Bradley Whitford and Colin Hanks, will initially preview on Wednesday, May 12 and 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/11/10 - 09:03 AM]
Bones Celebrates Milestone 100th Episode Thursday, April 8, on Fox
The episode, "The Parts in the Sum of the Whole," will be directed by co-star David Boreanaz.

[01/11/10 - 09:02 AM]
America's Most Wanted Reaches Milestone 1000th Episode Saturday, March 6, on Fox
"Since the very first broadcast, we've been telling people that they can make a difference just by making a simple phone call," said John Walsh.

[01/11/10 - 08:38 AM]
A&E Real Life Series - "The First 48" Returns for a Brand New Season
The show's 10th season, due this Thursday, will feature its 150th episode.

[01/10/10 - 03:20 PM]
Bravo Expands Unscripted Programming by 20%
"Flipping Out," "My Life On The D-List," "The Real Housewives Of Atlanta" and "The Rachel Zoe Project" are among its renewals.

[01/10/10 - 02:49 PM]
Syfy Gives Target Dates for 2010
Plus: Jeremy Carver and Anna Fricke have been tapped as the writers of its "Being Human" import.

[01/10/10 - 02:19 PM]
Tori & Dean Return to Launch Mondays on Oxygen
Plus: Mel B has been tapped as the new host of "Dance Your Ass Off."

[01/10/10 - 02:17 PM]
Oxygen Pumps Up Development Slate for 2010
Among its potential offerings: "When Charlie Met Sarah," featuring "The Bachelor" alums Charlie O'Connell and Sarah Brice.

[01/10/10 - 02:16 PM]
Oxygen Plays Matchmaker with "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too" in March 2010
The dating competition series features three former "Bad Girls Club" stars - Amber, Kendra and Sarah - vying for the man of their dreams.

[01/10/10 - 12:33 PM]
It's Official: "Jay Leno" Done at 10 Pm
The network hopes to put Leno at 11:35, Conan at 12:05 and Fallon at 1:05 after the Olympics.

[01/10/10 - 11:41 AM]
NBC Extends "Law & Order," Trims "Day One" (Again)
Plus: notes about "Heroes," "100 Questions," "Trauma," "Persons Unknown," "Friday Night Lights" and a Los Angeles edition of "Law & Order."

[01/10/10 - 11:09 AM]
NBC Announces Howie Mandel ('Deal Or No Deal') as New Judge on Top-Rated Summer Series 'America's Got Talent'
Mandel will join returning judges Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan along with host Nick Cannon.

[01/10/10 - 10:24 AM]
NBC's 'The Marriage Ref' Will Be Sneak-Previewed on February 28 Following Closing Ceremony of Winter Olympics
The half-hour tease will air Sunday, February 28 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/10/10 - 10:20 AM]
NBC Sports Scores Best Primetime Wild Card Rating Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 9.

[01/10/10 - 10:15 AM]
NBC Announces May 17 as Upfront Date for 2010
As a result, NBC will not conduct its "Infront" presentation that the network introduced in 2008 and continued in 2009.

[01/10/10 - 10:14 AM]
NBC Spotlights Gallery of Impressive Guest Stars in January-February
Kathy Bates, Jack Black, Debra Winger, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco, Jon Hamm, Mischa Barton, Michael Imperioli, Jason Ritter and Katharine McPhee are among the network's upcoming guests.

[01/10/10 - 10:11 AM]
NBC Announces Some of Its Early Development Slate for 2010-11
"Prime Suspect," "The Rockford Files," "Undercovers," "Chase," "Kindreds," "The Event" and "Love Bites" are among its drama pilots.

[01/10/10 - 10:10 AM]
NBC Empowers Communities to Take Charge and Transform Their Broken Schools in New Two-Hour Special 'School Pride'
Cheryl Hines and Denise Cramsey are behind the project, which will air as a two-hour special this fall.

[01/09/10 - 04:33 PM]
Scrubs to Get Wednesday Showcase
The show's final two installments of the season are set for January 27 and February 3 - both Wednesday nights - at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/09/10 - 01:52 PM]
The World's Most Notorious Dynasty - the Borgias - Comes to Showtime
Jeremy Irons will star as Rodrigo Borgia, "the cunning, manipulative patriarch of The Borgia family who ascends to the highest circles of power within Renaissance-era Italy."

[01/09/10 - 12:32 PM]
Exclusive: Bruckheimer Adds "The Whole Truth" to Development Slate
The potential ABC drama joins the company's previously announced "Chase" at NBC and "Hopscotch" at ABC.

[01/09/10 - 10:41 AM]
CBS Declares "Three Rivers" Dead
Plus: Nina Tassler gives her comments on Jay Leno, Charlie Sheen, the future of "NUMB3RS" and more.

[01/09/10 - 08:41 AM]
Shark Tank Pulls Season Highs for ABC - 20/20 Is Friday's #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 8.

[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.







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[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
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[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
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[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
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Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
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Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
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This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.