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[04/05/10 - 07:31 PM]
NBC Cuts "Trauma" to 18, Finale Set for April 26
The Peacock had originally planned to film 20 episodes of the freshman drama.

[04/05/10 - 04:50 PM]
Exclusive: ABC Pushes "Romantically Challenged" to April 19
The newcomer's launch is being bumped by one week for another expanded edition of "Dancing With the Stars."

[04/05/10 - 02:05 PM]
USA Network Introduces @tedonTV
Ted Linhart, the USA's vice president of program research, can be found on Twitter @TedOnTV.

[04/05/10 - 01:35 PM]
Bravo Scores Liam Neeson's Exclusive TV Interview on "Watch What Happens Live" This Thursday at Midnight ET/PT
Upcoming guests include Ellen Barkin, Kristen Chenowith and New Jersey Housewife Caroline Manzo.

[04/05/10 - 01:08 PM]
NBC Picks Up Three Freshman Alternative Series as 'The Marriage Ref,' 'Minute to Win It' and 'Who Do You Think You Are?' Are Renewed for 2010-11
"All of these new series have demonstrated increasing popularity and generated far-reaching interest among viewers," said NBC's Paul Telegdy.

[04/05/10 - 12:30 PM]
FOX Bumps "Sons of Tucson" to Summer, "American Dad" to Return This Sunday
"Dad" replaces "Tucson" effectively immediately, however the Tyler Labine-led comedy will return June 6 at 7:30/6:30c.

[04/05/10 - 11:03 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores When Foreign Dreams Become Real-Life Nightmares with Paradise Lost
Plus: the remaining three episodes of PRISON WIVES will be stacked on Saturday, April 24 from 8-11 PM (ET).

[04/05/10 - 10:52 AM]
Fan Favorite Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation / Stand by Me) to Guest Star on Syfy's Eureka
He'll play the brilliant Dr. Isaac Parrish, head of the Non-Lethal Weapons Lab at Global Dynamics.

[04/05/10 - 10:08 AM]
USA Network Announces Slate of "Character" Driven Projects for 2010-2011
Said lineup includes projects from Steve Carell, John Michael Higgins and Anthony Edwards.

[04/05/10 - 09:42 AM]
CBS.com Launches "TV Briefly" Multi-Platform Series
Each video highlights new and interesting information about a show's history and cast in an offbeat humorous format.

[04/05/10 - 09:41 AM]
Boss Rules Sunday
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 4.

[04/05/10 - 09:06 AM]
Join the Club! "Gleek Week" Kicks Off Today on Fox
The marketing campaign features "an online-exclusive trailer featuring interactive fan elements, broadcast promotions, an open casting call and exclusive premiere screenings."

[04/05/10 - 08:48 AM]
Syfy's Friday Night Spring Season Off to Rousing Start as Stargate Universe Draws 1.5 Million Total Viewers, Up 11% Versus Season One Finale
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, April 2.

[04/05/10 - 08:11 AM]
CMT Announces First Round Finalists for the "2010 CMT Music Awards"
The first round of voting runs from Monday, April 5 through Monday, May 3, only at CMT.com.

[04/05/10 - 06:59 AM]
Spongebob Campaigns to Save Jellyfish Fields in "Spongebob's Last Stand" Premiering Earth Day, April 22, on Nickelodeon
The half-hour special is part of a green-themed day of programming, which includes new episodes of "Team Umizoomi," "The Fresh Beat Band," "Go, Diego, Go!," "Ni Hao Kai-lan" and "The Backyardigans."

[04/05/10 - 06:43 AM]
Discovery Channel Appoints Kevin Bennett to Senior Vice President of Programming
Bennett, who replaces Ken Schwab, will have direct responsibility for all aspects of Discovery Channel's programming.

[04/05/10 - 06:01 AM]
Family Movie Night Is Back with Launch of Television Movie 'Secrets of the Mountain'
A DVD and soundtrack will be sold together, in one bonus pack, exclusively at Walmart on Saturday, April 17, the day after the premiere on NBC.

[04/05/10 - 05:03 AM]
The White House Welcomes the Chefs from Planet Green's Future Food for Its Annual Easter Egg Roll Event
The theme of this year's event is "Ready, Set, Go!," in conjunction with First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" initiative aimed at combating childhood obesity.

[04/05/10 - 05:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Secures First-Ever Integrated Sponsorship with Ikea for New Season of "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood"
The deal also marks a first time sponsorship for www.OxygenLive.com.

[04/05/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Monday, April 5
Updates include: Jonathan Slavin joins CBS's "Team Spitz"; Tisha Campbell-Martin books "Wright vs. Wrong" at ABC; and Tyler James Williams added to "Our Show" at NBC.

[04/05/10 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "10 Things I Hate About You" Creator Carter Covington

[04/04/10 - 09:08 PM]
Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari Among Newest Honorees at "8th Annual TV Land Awards" to Celebrate the Anniversary of "Bosom Buddies"
Hanks and Scolari will reunite to accept the Anniversary Award for the 30th anniversary of the comedy.

[04/04/10 - 06:01 PM]
Zev Shalev Named Executive Producer of the Nate Berkus Show
Terry Murphy has also been brought on as the show's co-executive producer.

[04/03/10 - 08:54 AM]
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Is #1 Series at 9p for 2nd Straight Friday
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 2.

[04/03/10 - 12:05 AM]
Exclusive: TNT Books "Memphis Beat" for June 22; "Leverage" Heads to Sundays
Plus: "Saving Grace" says goodbye on Monday, June 21 while "HawthoRNe" returns on Tuesday, June 22.

[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







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[03/28/17 - 02:16 PM]
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Handcraft Their Return to NBC with Six-Episode Order for "The Handmade Project"
The competition series celebrates artisanship and the makers who can create amazing things with their hands ... and a few tools too.

[03/28/17 - 01:39 PM]
"Rescue Dog to Super Dog" Gives Assistance and Comfort to Those in Need and Purpose and a Forever Home to Rescue Dogs
In Animal Planet's new series, shelter dogs are given a second chance to become a companion to someone in need.

[03/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Celebrates 4 Years at #1 Turbocharged by "Mickey and the Roadster Racers"
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 01:15 PM]
Animal Owners Look to Make Big Changes for Their Overweight Pets in Animal Planet's "My Fat Pet"
In Animal Planet's all-new series, animal expert and trainer Travis Brorsen works with pets and their owners through a four-month long weight-loss journey.

[03/28/17 - 01:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in April with All-Star Lineups
Look for Louis C.K. and The Chainsmokers on April 8 followed by Jimmy Fallon and Harry Styles on April 15.

[03/28/17 - 12:58 PM]
NBC to Broadcast All Winter Olympic Programming Live Across All Time Zones
Whether daytime, primetime or late night, all U.S. viewers will be able to watch NBC's coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, at the same time.

[03/28/17 - 12:38 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Goes Beyond the Iconic Franco Zeffirelli Miniseries in "The Real Jesus of Nazareth"
40 years later, the actor who portrayed the Son of God, Robert Powell, is returning to the Holy Land to seek out clues to the real historical figure who inspired Christianity.

[03/28/17 - 11:44 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins 1Q 17 with All Kids' Demos, Marks Yearly Growth and Captures All Top Ten Shows for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 11:16 AM]
The Family Celebrates Five Years Together in the Emotional 90-Minute Series Finale of "Switched at Birth," Airing Tuesday, April 11, on Freeform
In the emotional 90-minute series finale of the award-winning drama, Kathryn becomes nostalgic when she realizes that it's been five years since the switch was discovered and the two families started living together.

[03/28/17 - 10:41 AM]
"Married at First Sight" Moves to Lifetime Starting April 20
The new spin-off series, "Married at First Sight: Second Chances," giving two past viewer favorites the chance to find love again, debuts Thursday, April 27.

[03/28/17 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Exclusive Clip from Upcoming Documentary "Disgraced"
The documentary features former Baylor University men's basketball assistant coach Abar Rouse and secret audio recordings of former head coach Dave Bliss.

[03/28/17 - 10:13 AM]
FOX Sports Welcomes Back Big Personality Pierzynski
Hired by FOX Sports initially to be an analyst for the 2011 MLB postseason, Pierzynski joined the FOX Sports team again in 2012, 2013 and 2015.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Three-Night Special Event Taking Viewers Back to Face 1970s Serial Killer in "Son of Sam: The Hunt for a Killer"
The three-night special event will premiere this summer on the cable channel.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Its Sixth Season April 16
Recurring guest stars on the new season include Amy Brenneman, Margaret Colin, Stephen Fry and Paul Scheer.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.