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[04/01/10 - 02:10 PM]
Syfy's Acclaimed Hit Series, Stargate Universe Casts Robert Knepper (Heroes, Prison Break) and Julie Mcniven (Supernatural, Mad Men) to Guest Starring Roles
They'll play members of the Lucian Alliance in the sophomore season, due this fall.

[04/01/10 - 01:54 PM]
Disney, ABC and ESPN to Offer New Applications and Content for Apple's Ipad
The ABC Player app extends the reach of ABC.com's full episode player onto the iPad.

[04/01/10 - 01:43 PM]
Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, the Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox and Jeff Beck to Perform on "Idol Gives Back" Wednesday, April 21, on Fox
Additional artists scheduled to perform and appear to be announced.

[04/01/10 - 01:22 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Deliver March 22-26 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 22-26.

[04/01/10 - 12:03 PM]
Snl Springs Into April with Three Back-To-Back Shows
Tina Fey, Ryan Phillippe and Gabourey Sidibe are on tap to host this month.

[04/01/10 - 11:35 AM]
Kathryn Ann Busby Joins TBS as Vice President of Comedy Development
Busby comes to TBS after serving as supervising producer for the pilot of "The Aisha Tyler Show."

[04/01/10 - 10:27 AM]
Dave and Craig Post First Quarter Wins
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 22-26.

[04/01/10 - 10:26 AM]
Country Music Fans Have the Power to Vote Online for the "45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Entertainer of the Year and Top New Artist
Plus: Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban have been added to perform.

[04/01/10 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 to an "Idol"-Boosted FOX on Wednesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 31.

[04/01/10 - 09:59 AM]
Ion Television Launches "The Emeril Lagasse Show" with Housewarming Party-Themed Premiere Featuring Martha Stewart
Other upcoming guests include Eli Manning, Mario Batali, Sammy Hagar, Steve Schirripa, Jennie Garth, Allison Sweeney, Bryan Batt, Tom Colicchio and Elmo.

[04/01/10 - 09:02 AM]
Bravo Media Makes Debut Into Gaming World
Online games based on its "Top Chef" and "Real Housewives" franchises will launch in the coming months.

[04/01/10 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Is Up Week to Week by 10% in Viewers and by 22% in Adult 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 22-26.

[04/01/10 - 08:18 AM]
USA's "Royal Pains" and "Burn Notice" Return to Heat Up Thursday Nights on June 3
The cable channel formally announces the return dates of both series.

[04/01/10 - 07:52 AM]
After Dark Films to Produce Its First Ever Syfy Saturday Original Movie, Scream of the Banshee, Starring Lauren Holly and Lance Henriksen
The film, directed by Steven C. Miller, is scheduled to premiere on Syfy in 2011.

[04/01/10 - 06:36 AM]
Discovery and Science Channels Announce New Series/Returning Favorites
New seasons of "How It's Made," "Build It Bigger" and "Deadliest Catch" are due in the coming weeks.

[04/01/10 - 12:44 AM]
Interview: "Fugitive Chronicles" Executive Producer Bart Layton

[04/01/10 - 12:43 AM]
Interview: "Survivor" Host Jeff Probst

[04/01/10 - 12:04 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 1
Updates include: Twentieth renews "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"; Monica Breen and Alison Schapker joins FOX's "Fringe"; and A&E orders three new reality series.

[03/31/10 - 10:02 PM]
Didi Benami Is Eliminated on "American Idol"
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[03/31/10 - 12:54 PM]
Sharpay Evans Is Back in the Spotlight in "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure," a Disney Channel Original Movie Slated for a 2011 Premiere on Disney Channel
Ashley Tisdale will reprise the role she made so popular in the "High School Musical" TV movies and feature film.

[03/31/10 - 12:31 PM]
Planet Green Greenlights Shareen Vintage
The series follows Shareen Mitchell, "beloved by fashionistas and recessionistas alike for her unique, affordable approach to vintage clothing."

[03/31/10 - 12:29 PM]
First Three Months of 2010 Mark Best Quarter Ever for Lifetime Movie Network
Lifetime Movie Network spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/31/10 - 12:27 PM]
Construction Intervention Rescues New York-Area Businesses from Disaster
Discovery's latest original series premieres Tuesday, April 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/31/10 - 12:26 PM]
60 Minutes Wins Peabody Awards for the Fourth Straight Year
These honors bring the total of Peabody awards won by 60 MINUTES to 18.

[03/31/10 - 12:17 PM]
2010 Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule
Panthers at Ravens will kick things off on August 12 followed by Giants at Jets on August 16.

[03/31/10 - 11:17 AM]
Gold Medal Winning Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn to Appear on Season Finale of "Law & Order"
She'll play Alicia, "an administrative assistant, whose character provides a vital clue in a case about a terrorist threatening students."

[03/31/10 - 10:05 AM]
Syfy Celebrates Summer 2010 with First Ever Thursday Night Reality Bloc
Newly announced premieres include "Haven" (Friday, July 9), "Ghost Hunters Academy" (Wednesday, June 2) and "Ghost Hunters International" (Wednesday, July 14).

[03/31/10 - 09:51 AM]
Famed Music Producer and Rapper Swizz Beatz to Provide Original Music for the Final Crew Performances in Season Five of "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew"
This week the season's final two crews will collaborate with Swizz Beatz to create the original music they will each use in their "Last Chance Challenge."

[03/31/10 - 09:05 AM]
Dwts Results' Best Premiere Since Fall '08/ABC's V Returns at #1
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 30.

[03/31/10 - 09:05 AM]
69th Annual Peabody Awards Winners Announced
Television honorees include "Modern Family," "Glee," "In Treatment" and "No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency."

[03/31/10 - 12:02 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 31
Updates include: Ryan Hansen to star in NBC's "Friends With Benefits"; Orlando Jones joins "Tax Man" at FOX; and Mircea Monroe reports for Showtime's "Episodes."

[03/30/10 - 02:01 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings Highlights
FOX spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 01:17 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of March 22-28
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 01:07 PM]
USA's 1q Marks 15th Straight Quarterly Win - the Longest Winning Streak Ever
USA spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 01:01 PM]
1q10 Wraps as Disney XD's Most-Watched Quarter of All Time
Disney XD spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 12:41 PM]
ABC Gives "Castle" Third Season
The drama joins previous 2010-11 pickups "Brothers & Sisters," "Cougar Town," "The Middle" and "Modern Family."

[03/30/10 - 12:34 PM]
Nationwide Open Casting Call for "Glee" Begins Today Exclusively on Myspace
Amateur and professional performers between the ages of 16 and 26 will have the opportunity to submit an audition video exclusively on MySpace.

[03/30/10 - 12:23 PM]
We TV Unveils Robust 2010-2011 Original Programming Slate, Featuring Seven New Original Series
Plus: the network has acquired the full eight-season library of "Charmed," starring Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs, Shannen Doherty and Rose McGowan.

[03/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
Susan Rovner Named Executive Vice President, Development, at Warner BroS. Television
She'll be responsible for spearheading the creation of new primetime programming for the broadcast network marketplace.

[03/30/10 - 11:59 AM]
Nickelodeon Scores Its Most-Watched Quarter Ever
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 11:50 AM]
Disney Channel Claims Its Most-Watched March Ever
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of March.

[03/30/10 - 11:32 AM]
A&E Finishes Best Quarter in Network History Ranking as the #4 Entertainment Network in Cable
A&E spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 11:29 AM]
1q10 Becomes ABC Family's 2nd Most-Watched Quarter Ever in Prime in Women 18-49 and Millennials
ABC Family spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 11:12 AM]
Hoops, Reality and Comedies Drive CBS to Its Second Consecutive Weekly Win in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 11:10 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 22-28.

[03/30/10 - 10:26 AM]
Oxygen Marks Best, Youngest Quarter Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2010.

[03/30/10 - 10:17 AM]
Old Rivalries Resurface and New Ones Begin as MTV's "The Challenge: Fresh Meat Ii" Premieres on Wednesday, April 7 at 10pm ET/PT
Plus: "The Challenge: Meet The Meat" airs Thursday, April 1 at 12 Midnight ET/PT.

[03/30/10 - 09:30 AM]
Batboy, a Short Form Special Produced by Major League Baseball Productions, to Debut Monday, April 5 (7:00 P.M., ET/PT) on Disney Xd
The special follows Daniel Chelgren, a teenage batboy with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

[03/30/10 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Wins Monday and Castle Hits New Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 29.

[03/30/10 - 12:14 AM]
Interview: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" Executive Producer Walon Green







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[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
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FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
"The Great British Baking Show" Returns to PBS for a Fourth Season of Merriment in the Kitchen
PBS also announced it has committed to a fifth season of the series that has previously aired on the BBC.

[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
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[01/16/17 - 05:06 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:05 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
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[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 05:06 PM]
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[01/14/17 - 05:05 PM]
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