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[02/18/10 - 06:57 PM]
Exclusive: FOX Sets 2009-10 Season Finale Dates
Said swan songs begin with "The Wanda Sykes Show" on Saturday, April 24 and wrap with "Glee" on Tuesday, June 8.

[02/18/10 - 02:31 PM]
All New U.S. Premiere Season of Top Gear Shifts Into Action in March
Season 14 launches Monday, March 15 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/18/10 - 12:33 PM]
Award Winners 'Come Out of Hiding' for USA Network's Hit Series "In Plain Sight"
Rita Moreno, Allison Janney, Steven Weber, Tess Harper and Josh Cooke are all set to stop by on the new season, due next month.

[02/18/10 - 11:24 AM]
AtoM.com Expands Television Distribution Across MTV Networks
"Atom TV" will return to Comedy Central and "The Atom Show" will bow on MTV2 this spring.

[02/18/10 - 11:16 AM]
Spellbinding Series "Bewitched" Joins TV Land on March 1st, 2010
Plus: look for a marathon of beloved episodes on Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21.

[02/18/10 - 10:28 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight-Loss Series "The Biggest Loser" Launching Nationwide, 15-City Search for New Contestants
Season 10 auditions kick off Saturday, March 6 in Chicago, Tampa and Washington, D.C.

[02/18/10 - 09:51 AM]
Samurai - Compelling Two-Hour History Special Premieres Tuesday, March 16
Mark Dacascos hosts the event, which revolves around revered Japanese hero Miyamoto Musashi.

[02/18/10 - 09:37 AM]
Nickelodeon's the Penguins of Madagascar President's Day Special Tops Basic Cable with Total Viewers on Monday Night
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/18/10 - 09:05 AM]
NBC's Peacock Productions Signs Celebrity Hair Stylist Nick Arrojo for Upcoming Reality Series
Arrojo, previously of TLC's hit show "What Not to Wear," is an acclaimed stylist and educator in the business.

[02/18/10 - 09:02 AM]
Olympics Beats Idol
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 17.

[02/18/10 - 07:54 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Joins Forces with Live Nation to Launch Comedy Central's House of Comedy Live from House of Blues Venues Nationwide
The network will also tape two one-hour stand-up specials from House of Blues venues.

[02/18/10 - 07:53 AM]
Snl Returns February 27 with an All New Show
Jennifer Lopez will pull double duty for the second time as host and musical guest.

[02/18/10 - 07:04 AM]
Nickelodeon Green-Lights Second Season of New Hit Game Show Brainsurge!
The series, produced by 310 Entertainment and Stone & Company, currently airs weekdays at 4:30/3:30c.

[02/18/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 18
Updates include: The CW adds "Nomads," eyes two reality projects; Jay Harrington to topline NBC's "Nathan vs. Nurture"; and Donald Faison plays "The Odds" for CBS.

[02/17/10 - 10:06 PM]
American Idol Reveals Remaining Top 24 Semifinalists
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[02/17/10 - 02:08 PM]
American Idol to Benefit the Un Foundation Fund for Haiti Thursday, February 25, on Fox
Kris Allen will perform and will share footage of his trip to Haiti with the UN Foundation to raise awareness and funds.

[02/17/10 - 01:31 PM]
NBC Is #1 for the Week of FeB. 8-14, as the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games Open
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/10 - 12:50 PM]
138 Million Watch Opening Five Days of Vancouver Games
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/10 - 12:15 PM]
Disney XD Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Record Viewing Levels
Disney XD spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/17/10 - 10:59 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/10 - 10:57 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 15 TV Programs Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/10 - 10:55 AM]
60 Minutes Honored with the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
Executive producer Jeff Fager will donate the $5,000 grant to the Ed Bradley Scholarship administered by the RTNDF.

[02/17/10 - 10:53 AM]
Comedy, Drama and Reality All Deliver for Cbs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/10 - 09:59 AM]
FOX Strikes Hollywood Gold as American Idol Heats Up
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/10 - 09:46 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly Ranks as Friday's Top Scripted Telecast on All TV
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Friday, February 12.

[02/17/10 - 09:23 AM]
Scrubs, "Supernanny" to Close Seasons in March
Still to be announced: a return date for "Better Off Ted," which has two episodes on the shelf.

[02/17/10 - 09:21 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Revisit "Riverworld" on April 18
Tahmoh Penikett and Laura Vandervoort star in the mini-series, which will air as a four-hour event.

[02/17/10 - 08:54 AM]
Lost Is Tuesday's #1 Scripted TV Show for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/10 - 08:45 AM]
Unseen Episodes of 'The Ellen Show' to Debut on WealthTV
Beginning February 23, the fledgling network will air the first of five unseen episodes.

[02/17/10 - 08:30 AM]
Bravo Goes from Oranges to Apples on Thursday, March 4
Bravo details the upcoming premieres from "The Real Housewives" franchise.

[02/17/10 - 12:04 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 17
Updates include: Eugene Levy to get "Hitched" for CBS; Steven Spielberg may report to "Terra Nova" for FOX; and Poppy Montgomery lands a lead role on ABC's "True Blue."

[02/16/10 - 10:20 PM]
Seven of the "American Idol" Top 24 Semifinalists Revealed!
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[02/16/10 - 07:20 PM]
Video: Glee First Look!
FOX offers up a preview of the remainder of the season.

[02/16/10 - 02:41 PM]
FX to Pair Louie with Rescue Me
"Louie," originally set to premiere in April, will now roll out in June.

[02/16/10 - 12:19 PM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winner Eric Mccormack Stars in the Highly Anticipated Lifetime Original Movie 'Who Is Clark Rockefeller?'
Sherry Stringfield and Regina Taylor also star in the project, due on Saturday, March 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/16/10 - 11:18 AM]
NBC Extends Premiere of New Primetime Game Show 'Minute to Win It' to Two Hours on Sunday, March 14 (7-9 P.M. Et)
The two-hour premiere will be followed by the return of "The Celebrity Apprentice."

[02/16/10 - 10:59 AM]
HGTV Follows Boston Contractor Cindy Stumpo as She Runs Her Empire and Home in 'Tough as Nails'
The newcomer premieres Sunday, March 14 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/16/10 - 10:37 AM]
Actor/Comedian Kevin James Tapped to Host Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards Saturday, March 27 Live from Los Angeles
"Simply put, Kevin James is hilarious," said Nickelodeon's Marjorie Cohn.

[02/16/10 - 10:33 AM]
'The Office,' 'Chuck' and 'Heroes' Drive Unique Visitors and Propel NBC.com to #1 Ranking Among Competitive Broadcast Network Web Sites for January 2010
NBC spins the digital numbers for the month of January.

[02/16/10 - 10:18 AM]
The CW Announces Early Pickups for Five Series
"The Vampire Diaries," "Gossip Girl," "90210," "Supernatural" and "America's Next Top Model" will all return next season.

[02/16/10 - 09:00 AM]
BET's Hit Gospel Singing Competition Sunday Best Hits the Road Again in Search of the Next Great Gospel Super Star
U.S. auditions will begin on February 20 in Detroit and conclude on March 6 in Philadelphia.

[02/16/10 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's the Bachelor Holds Strong Against Olympics
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/16/10 - 08:57 AM]
For the First Time, King Tut's Dna Is Mapped, His Family Identified, and His Short Life Investigated
The two-night event airs Sunday, February 21 and Monday, February 22 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery.

[02/16/10 - 08:26 AM]
Ion Television Heats Up Primetime with New Original Coast Guard Search and Rescue Drama "The Guard"
The series makes its U.S. premiere with back-to-back episodes on Saturday, March 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/16/10 - 07:29 AM]
Wwe Nxt(Tm) Debuts on Syfy
The series will replace "ECW" beginning Tuesday, February 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/16/10 - 06:49 AM]
60 Minutes Wins a Polk Award for the Second Straight Year
The series won the national television reporting prize for a Steve Kroft report, "The Price of Oil."

[02/16/10 - 06:35 AM]
Wyclef Jean to Receive Vanguard Award During Live Broadcast of "41st Naacp Image Awards" Friday, February 26, on Fox
Previous honorees include Tyler Perry, Russell Simmons, Aretha Franklin, Prince, Stanley Kramer and Steven Spielberg.

[02/16/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 16
Updates include: "The Forgotten's" Michelle Borth lands a new ABC pilot; Amy Smart to play nurse for CBS; and Brian Dennehy joins ABC's Dana Gould comedy.

[02/15/10 - 01:01 PM]
Disney's "Starstruck" Shines in Debut with 6.0 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 14.

[02/15/10 - 11:31 AM]
Tna Impact! on Spike TV Moves to Monday Nights Beginning March 8
The former Thursday series will now face off against USA's "WWE Raw" on Monday nights.







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[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:37 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:35 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:45 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
Freeform Announces March 18 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Motherland: Fort Salem"
The series is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Is Feeling the Love with "Love However the FF You Want," Beginning Feb. 8
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