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[04/02/10 - 05:21 PM]
Comedy Central May Programming Highlights
Among its plans: the network premieres of "Sit Down, Shut Up" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

[04/02/10 - 09:54 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live After the Finale of "Lost," Sunday, May 23 on Abc
The special episodes will feature appearances from executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, alternate endings, and live interviews with cast members.

[04/02/10 - 09:38 AM]
ABC Ranks a Strong No. 1 on Thursday in Adults 18-34, Winning the Night by 16%
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 1.

[04/02/10 - 09:13 AM]
Syfy Launches Wwe Nxt "Catch-Up on the Competition" Episodes Beginning Tuesday, April 6, at 9pm (ET/PT)
The hour-long encore presentation of the previous week's program will lead into all-new telecasts at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/02/10 - 08:41 AM]
CBS Offers Video and Audio Programming for the Ipad
Content includes clips from hit CBS shows across daytime, primetime and late night.

[04/02/10 - 08:36 AM]
Discovery Communications Announces Mythbusters App for Ipad
The new app builds on the recently launched MythBusters App for iPhone and iPod touch.

[04/02/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 2
Updates include: Gina Torres, Chad Lowe land ABC Family gigs; Greg Germann joins "Strange Brew" at FOX; and S. Epatha Merkerson to depart "Law & Order."

[04/02/10 - 12:07 AM]
Interview: "Wife Swap" Executive Producer Mike Gamson

[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.







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[04/16/14 - 10:09 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Starting at 8:00/7:00c, fans can tweet Christopher Rich at @AceCharmer and Melissa Peterman at @Followtheblonde.

[04/16/14 - 10:03 AM]
GSN Announces a New Lineup of Competitors for Third Season of "The American Bible Challenge," Premiering Thursday, May 22 at 8 PM (ET/PT)
Season three premieres with two back-to-back original episodes on Thursday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c, and will air new episodes every Thursday at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 10:00 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Exclusively Broadcasts from the Inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards
Giuliana Rancic and Terrence Jenkins will host the one-hour special, airing Thursday, May 1 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/16/14 - 09:59 AM]
Spike TV Orders a Second Season of "Catch a Contractor" Starring Adam Carolla
The new episodes - due this fall - will be an hour long, up from season one's half-hour episodes.

[04/16/14 - 09:46 AM]
"Shark Tank: Swimming with Sharks" - Swim in the Shark-Infested Waters with a Unique Look Behind-the-Scenes of the Hit Show Airing Friday, May 2, 8 pm on ABC
In keeping with the evening's theme, an all-new, original episode of "Shark Tank" will air immediately following at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/16/14 - 09:22 AM]
"NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Person of Interest" Win Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 09:17 AM]
@ESPNNBA Full Court Press: NBA Takeover for Final Night of the Regular Season
Highlights include "30 for 30: Bad Boys" on Thursday, April 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 09:02 AM]
FX Orders Third Season of "The Americans"
Six episodes remain in the current season, including tonight's broadcast.

[04/16/14 - 08:52 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 Tuesday Night in Adults 18-49, Led by the #1 Show of the Night, "The Voice"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:34 AM]
Pivot Taps Embassy Row to Produce New Season of Nightly Topical Series "TakePart Live," Premiering May 12th at a New Time, 10:00 PM ET/9:00 PM CT
Offering viewers a forum to discuss the issues of the moment, "TakePart Live" explores topics from the day's headlines.

[04/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Participant Media's Pivot Increases Commitment to Originals with Four New Shows, Eleven Series in Development, New Scripted Drama, Franchise Award Show, Over 300 Hours of Original Programming in 2014
Highlights include "Fortitude," a dark drama series, with psychological and thriller elements, that follows the residents of an Arctic town unlike any other place on Earth.

[04/16/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up and Virtually Ties "NCIS: Los Angeles" for #1 in Adults 18-49 at 9pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
The Peacock series is up from last week among adults 18-49, as are "About a Boy" and "Growing Up Fisher."

[04/16/14 - 08:16 AM]
Cartoon Network Viewers Charmed by "Clarence"
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 14.

[04/16/14 - 08:04 AM]
NBCUniversal Presents Unprecedented Coverage of Premier League's "Championship Sunday" on May 11
All 10 matches will be presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks on Sunday, May 11 at 10 a.m. ET.