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[04/21/10 - 10:54 PM]
Tim Urban Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/21/10 - 07:00 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: Starz's "Party Down"

[04/21/10 - 03:15 PM]
Deadliest Catch Ratings Soar for Second Week in a Row
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 20.

[04/21/10 - 02:58 PM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Unleash "The Phantom" on June 20
Ryan Carnes stars as the title character, the latest re-imagining of Lee Falk's costumed hero.

[04/21/10 - 02:06 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/21/10 - 01:14 PM]
The Power of Madonna Episode of "Glee" to Encore This Friday, April 23, on Fox
The network confirms its rebroadcast of Tuesday's installment.

[04/21/10 - 12:19 PM]
Bravo's "Hitmakers" Begins Nationwide Casting for Next Great Songwriter
Calls in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Nashville and New York City begin this weekend.

[04/21/10 - 12:04 PM]
American Idol Announces Support from Itunes to Benefit "Idol Gives Back"
In addition, select guest performances from tonight's one-of-a-kind philanthropic event will also be featured on the iTunes Store.

[04/21/10 - 11:58 AM]
NBC Adds Popular Competition Series 'Minute to Win It' to Summer Line Up Beginning Wednesday, July 7 (8-9 P.M. Et)
A mix of originals and repeats will fill the hour for the rest of the summer.

[04/21/10 - 11:46 AM]
FOX Adds "Glee" Encore, "Red Dead Redemption" Special
Last night's "The Power of Madonna" episode will rebroadcast this Friday at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/21/10 - 11:43 AM]
The CW's May Sweep Highlights: Vampires, Witches, Lucifer, Zod and Human Guest Stars Abound
The CW details its May sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/21/10 - 09:14 AM]
History(Tm) Starts Engine on U.S. Version of Top Gear Hosted by Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood
The 10-episode series will launch this fall on the cable channel.

[04/21/10 - 09:05 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Grows Year to Year for 4 Straight Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 20.

[04/21/10 - 08:48 AM]
Cartoon Network Goes Big with Cartoon Network's Hall of Game
The 90-minute special, due in early 2011, is the first "sports award event for kids."

[04/21/10 - 08:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Broadens Its Audience with Programming "Firsts" and Unique Primetime Strategy
"Unnatural History," the network's first live-action mystery series, will debut Sunday, June 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/21/10 - 07:32 AM]
Animated Series 'Ugly Americans' Receives Order for Additional Episodes to Premiere in October
Seven new episodes will premiere this October.

[04/21/10 - 07:30 AM]
The Next Food Network Star Hits Hollywood
The new season will feature appearances by Giada De Laurentiis, Guy Fieri, Rachael Ray, Wolfgang Puck, Eva Longoria Parker and Colbie Caillat.

[04/21/10 - 07:21 AM]
Spike TV to Telecast "Crash Test: Real Wrecks, Real Stakes"
The one-hour special - due Tuesday, April 27 - was created by actor/producer John Schneider.

[04/21/10 - 06:42 AM]
A&E Presents New Scripted Drama Series 'The Glades' Starring Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez and Carlos Gomez
The series, originally dubbed "Sugarloaf," will launch Tuesday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/21/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 21
Updates include: Robert Carlock to stick with NBC's "30 Rock"; "Medium" executive producers ink overall deals; and "Smallville's" Al Gough and Miles Millar return to TV at Sony.

[04/20/10 - 05:34 PM]
2010 "NBC Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
It all begins with a rematch of the NFC Championship Game as the Super Bowl XLIV champion New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings.

[04/20/10 - 04:10 PM]
ESPN's 2010 Monday Night Football Schedule
Ravens at Jets and Chargers at Chiefs kick things off on Monday, September 13.

[04/20/10 - 03:22 PM]
Bravo Kicks Off Nationwide Casting Call for Season Two of "The Fashion Show"
Said calls begin this Saturday in Seattle through May 22 in Chicago.

[04/20/10 - 02:14 PM]
Ratings Overview: Life on Discovery Channel
Discovery spins the numbers for the series to date.

[04/20/10 - 01:30 PM]
FX Schedules Return of Rescue Me and Premiere of Louie for June 29
"[The pairing] will create an hour and a half of the funniest and most ruthlessly honest comedy and drama about men ever seen on commercial television," said John Landgraf.

[04/20/10 - 12:55 PM]
TV Land Greenlights Second Original Sitcom "Retired at 35" Starring Television, Stage and Film Star, George Segal
Jessica Walter, Johnathan McClain, Josh McDermitt and Ryan Michelle Bathe also star in the series, due early next year.

[04/20/10 - 12:28 PM]
Investigation Discovery Garners Record High for Return of on the Case with Paula Zahn
Plus: the network has announced an early third season renewal for the series.

[04/20/10 - 12:27 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents All-New Original Documentaries Every Monday Night This Summer, June 7 Through AuG. 9
The new ten-week series includes SMASH HIS CAMERA, KEVORKIAN, A SMALL ACT and 12TH AND DELAWARE.

[04/20/10 - 11:37 AM]
NBC Picks Up New Mid-Season Drama 'Parenthood' for 2010-11 Season
"We are so happy to welcome back this multi-layered and compelling series about an extended American family for another season," said Angela Bromstad.

[04/20/10 - 11:37 AM]
CBS Streaks to Its Sixth Consecutive Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 11:07 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm, Starring Larry David, for Eighth Season
"After much soul searching - and by the way, it was nowhere to be found - I have decided to do another season," said Larry David.

[04/20/10 - 10:40 AM]
FOX Glee-Fully Wins the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:37 AM]
ABC Is Up Week to Week in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:26 AM]
Good Luck Charlie Is TV's No. 1 Telecast for the 3rd Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly and Victorious Notch Weekly Wins with Double-Digit Gains
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 12-18.

[04/20/10 - 10:14 AM]
Riverworld Powers Syfy to Most Watched Sunday Prime of 2010 with 2.1 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Sunday, April 18.

[04/20/10 - 10:06 AM]
The '80s Make a Come Back on BBC America
"Ashes to Ashes" returns for its second season on Tuesday, May 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/20/10 - 09:45 AM]
Starz Announces Early Sampling Opportunities in Advance of 'Gravity' Series Debut
DirecTV's The 101 Network is among the outlets offering an early look at the Starz original.

[04/20/10 - 09:41 AM]
Bafta-Winner Gavin & Stacey Returns for a Third Season in May
Said season will make its U.S. premiere on Friday, May 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/10 - 09:29 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Announce New Programming
"The Next Iron Chef," "Worst Cooks in America" and "The Next Food Network Star" are all due back next season.

[04/20/10 - 09:16 AM]
AMC Announces Summer Programing Lineup
"Mad Men" returns Sunday, July 25 while newcomer "Rubicon" is due on Sunday, August 1.

[04/20/10 - 09:01 AM]
President Barack Obama to Open 'America the Story of Us' Series on History(Tm)
The six-night, 12-hour event bows this Sunday, April 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/10 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's Romantically Challenged Opens Strong
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 19.

[04/20/10 - 08:10 AM]
Bravo Presents the Dow Live Earth Run for Water Special
The one-hour event airs Friday, April 23 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/20/10 - 08:07 AM]
Country Superstars Take the Stage at the "2010 CMT Music Awards"
Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are all set to perform.

[04/20/10 - 07:01 AM]
Psych Week on Discovery Health Opens the Dialogue on Mental Health
The Sunday, May 2 to Thursday, May 6 stunt features six all-new specials.

[04/20/10 - 06:56 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Contract Extensions with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert
Stewart's contract now runs through June 2013 while Colbert is locked in until the end of 2012.

[04/20/10 - 12:15 AM]
Interview: "Deadliest Warrior" Executive Producer Gary Tarpinian

[04/20/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 20
Updates include: "Fringe's" Jeff Pinkner inks an overall deal with Warner Bros.; Brannon Braga to run FOX's "Terra Nova"; and Aisha Tyler, Scott Foley are "Open Books" for CBS.

[04/19/10 - 01:35 PM]
Never-Before-Heard Track by the Rolling Stones to Debut During the Seventh Season Finale of "Cold Case," on Sunday, May 2
The song, "So Divine (Aladdin Story)," will be one of 10 never-before-heard bonus tracks to be included when their classic album, Exile on Main Street, is re-released on May 18.







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