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[01/12/10 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 12
Updates include: Matthew Perry's comedy a go at ABC; and USA pays $500,000 per episode for "CSI's" off-network rights.

[01/12/10 - 03:51 PM]
The Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice, Starring Francia Raisa and Brendan Fehr, to Premiere Sunday, March 14 at 8:00pm ET/PT, on ABC Family
Plus: "Business of Falling in Love," starring Hilary Duff, Matt Dallas, Michael McMillan and Chris Carmack, will premiere on Sunday, April 18.

[01/12/10 - 03:50 PM]
ABC Family Picks Up New Seasons of Network's Hit Series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and "Make It Or Break It"
Both series will return for additional seasons this summer.

[01/12/10 - 03:49 PM]
ABC Family's Hit Comedy "10 Things I Hate About You" Returns on Monday, March 29 at 8:00pm ET/PT
The original comedy series will return with 10 all-new half-hour episodes.

[01/12/10 - 02:50 PM]
'Judge Karen's Court' a Firm Go for Fall 2010
Tribune's WPIX-TV has signed on to carry the revived court show.

[01/12/10 - 02:39 PM]
Record-Setting TruTV Joins Super Bowl Lineup with Ad Featuring NFL Superstar Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers
The spot will highlight the network's upcoming series "NFL Full Contact," due on Monday, February 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/10 - 01:52 PM]
Mcpherson: ABC Happy with Kimmel
Plus: all of the network's Wednesday comedies will film extra episodes this season.

[01/12/10 - 01:30 PM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Total Viewers for the Week of JaN. 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 12:45 PM]
MTV Rings in the Decade with Three Top Rated Cable Hits "Teen Mom" "Jersey Shore" and "Real World: D.C."
MTV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/10 - 12:34 PM]
Snake Eyes: Animal Planet's Donald Schultz Rolls the Dice in 10-Day Vegas Event with 100 Deadly Snakes
The two-hour event will air as a special edition of "Wild Recon" on Tuesday, February 9.

[01/12/10 - 12:27 PM]
Syfy's Network Premiere of Category 6: Day of Destruction Shakes Up More Than Two Million Viewers During Saturday, January 9 Debut
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, January 9.

[01/12/10 - 12:23 PM]
Statement from Conan O'Brien
"I cannot participate in what I honestly believe is ['The Tonight Show's'] destruction," the late-night host said in the statement.

[01/12/10 - 12:12 PM]
Fans Invited to Help Select Hit Song for Bon Jovi Performance on "The 52nd Annual Grammy(R) Awards," JaN. 31 on the CBS Television Network
"Always," "Bed Of Roses," "Have A Nice Day," "It's My Life," "Livin' On A Prayer" and "Wanted Dead Or Alive" are among the choices.

[01/12/10 - 12:11 PM]
The People's Choice Awards and Season-High Tuesday and Friday Ratings Shine in an Atypical Week Dominated by Primetime Football on the Competition
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 11:17 AM]
Bowl Game Audiences Grow on Abc, ESPN and Espn2
ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 spin the numbers for their college football coverage to date.

[01/12/10 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Delivers Its Top Numbers in 7 Weeks in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/10 - 10:49 AM]
Woo Hoo! FOX Bowls Over the Competition with Simpsons 450th and Football!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 10:41 AM]
Second Book from Richard Castle - Star of ABC's "Castle" - Planned for Release September 2010
HEAT WAVE has spent 14 weeks on the New York Times Hardcover bestsellers list, currently holding the #32 position for Sunday, January 17.

[01/12/10 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Celebrates the Tenth Season Premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, March 22
The series will now air Mondays and Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/12/10 - 10:39 AM]
ABC Announces Early Pick-Ups of Hit Wednesday Night Comedies "Cougar Town," "The Middle" and "Modern Family" for the 2010-11 Season
Stephen McPherson announced the early pick-ups at the TCA this morning.

[01/12/10 - 10:38 AM]
Jamie Oliver Kickstarts a Revolution in America - in Our Home Kitchens, Schools and Workplaces
The newcomer premieres Friday, March 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/12/10 - 10:18 AM]
ABC Marks Its Most-Watched Week in 2 Months
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/10 - 09:52 AM]
It's a Monday Laugh Fest with CBS Comedies
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/10 - 08:05 AM]
USA Network Acquires Rights to CBS Television Distribution's Csi: Crime Scene Investigation
The cable channel will have non-exclusive rights to seasons 1-10 beginning December 2010.

[01/12/10 - 07:51 AM]
'The Sarah Silverman Program' Is Finally Back! the Third Season Begins Thursday, February 4 at 10:30 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
The 10 all-new episodes will also receive a secondary run on Logo beginning Tuesday, February 9 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/12/10 - 07:48 AM]
Important Announcement! Comedy Central's(R) 'Important Things with Demetri Martin' Returns for a Second Season on Thursday, February 4 at 10:00 P.M.
The 10-episode second season was produced in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

[01/12/10 - 06:01 AM]
Logo Greenlights Four New Series for 2010
Plus: the network has issued renewals for "Beautiful People," "Exes & Ohs," "Real Momentum" and "The Big Gay Sketch Show."

[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.







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[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
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