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[04/29/10 - 04:25 PM]
NBC to Keep "Mercy" at 9:00/8:00c
The show's two remaining installments will continue on Wednesdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/29/10 - 02:55 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Grab April 19-23 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 19-23.

[04/29/10 - 02:03 PM]
The CW's "Top Model" Wins the Hour with Young Viewers
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 28.

[04/29/10 - 01:51 PM]
Conan O'Brien Says He Would Not Have Done What Jay Leno Did to Him - "60 Minutes"
CBS further details Sunday's episode, including quotes from O'Brien.

[04/29/10 - 12:44 PM]
10 Things Out After Two Seasons at ABC Family
Creator Carter Covington announced the news this afternoon via his Twitter account.

[04/29/10 - 12:41 PM]
TLC Wages a War, with Chocolate
The one-hour special CHOCOLATE WARS premieres Monday, May 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/29/10 - 12:13 PM]
Another Dang Season of Squidbillies Debuts on Adult Swim
10 new episodes will roll out Sundays at midnight/11:00c beginning May 16.

[04/29/10 - 11:56 AM]
Nightline Is #2 in Total Viewers -- Fifth Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 19-23.

[04/29/10 - 10:23 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming, Including the Highly Anticipated Series Finale of "Lost" and the Season Premiere of "The Bachelorette"
ABC details its May sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/29/10 - 10:06 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 29
Updates include: ABC gives series order to "The Six"; E!, OWN to tackle eating disorders; and TLC renews "LA Ink."

[04/29/10 - 09:33 AM]
Animal Planet Provides a Portal Into the Secret Life of Elephants
The two-hour special airs Sunday, May 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/29/10 - 09:10 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Releases New DVD - Paleyfest2010: Lost
Also still available: "PaleyFest2005: Lost from the First Season."

[04/29/10 - 08:51 AM]
ABC Hits 11-Week-Highs on Wednesday
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 28.

[04/29/10 - 08:32 AM]
Lost's "The Candidate Collection" Available for Purchase for a Limited Time, Beginning Today
Each collector retro image will be custom printed on fine art, museum quality rag photo paper with deckled edges.

[04/29/10 - 03:01 AM]
VH1's 'The Ocd Project' Spotlights the Extreme Treatment of Six People with Severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
The eight-episode series premieres Thursday, May 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/10 - 03:45 PM]
Deadliest Catch Ratings High Continues
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 27.

[04/28/10 - 01:57 PM]
Joan Rivers Returns for the Second Season Premiere of "How'D You Get So Rich?"
The new season will feature the creator of Paul Mitchell Hair Products and the owners of Patron Tequila and Mrs. Fields.

[04/28/10 - 01:33 PM]
Great News, Gleeks! the Nationwide Open Casting Call for "Glee" on Myspace Has Been Extended!
The submission window is being extended by one day starting today, Wednesday, April 28 at 12:00 PM PST, and closing tomorrow, Thursday, April 29 at 11:59 AM PST.

[04/28/10 - 12:40 PM]
NBC Announces Casting Calls for Second Season of 'The Sing-Off'
Auditions will take place in New York City (May 22), Nashville (May 29), Chicago (May 31) and Los Angeles (June 5).

[04/28/10 - 10:04 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 28
Updates include: Michael Ealy to visit Showtime's "Californication"; ABC orders seventh season of "Supernanny"; and Bill Engvall, Mo Rocca to host "Trust Me" pilot for ABC.

[04/28/10 - 10:01 AM]
Syfy and Columbia University School of the Arts Announce New Syfy Imagine Greater Development Award to Be Presented to Top Student Filmmaker
In addition to mentoring from Syfy programming executives, the winner will receive $10,000 towards the production of their film.

[04/28/10 - 09:34 AM]
Golden Globe and Emmy Award Winner Ricky Gervais Set for Encore Performance as Host of NBC's Live Broadcast of 'The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards' on Sunday, January 16, 2011
"I can't believe they invited me back after awful things I said," said Gervais. "Let's see how far I can go this time."

[04/28/10 - 08:54 AM]
Curtis Stone and Natalie Morales to Host the '2010 Miss Usa(R) Pageant' Sunday, May 16 on Nbc
The telecast will feature performances by Trace Adkins and Boys Like Girls, as well as color commentary by Joan and Melissa Rivers.

[04/28/10 - 08:45 AM]
Dwts Results and V Mark Strong Year-To-Year Gains for Abc
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 27.

[04/28/10 - 08:15 AM]
Logo's Season Finale of 'Rupaul's Drag Race' Burns Ratings Rubber, Clocking in as Network's Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Telecast Ever
Plus: Logo has announced the season three pickup of "RuPaul's Drag Race" as well as the second season pickup of "Untucked."

[04/28/10 - 07:25 AM]
DR. Drew Pinsky Announces Formation of DR. Drew Productions
Dr. Drew is currently in development with Telepictures targeting a fall 2011 premiere.

[04/28/10 - 06:58 AM]
Cartoon Network's Ben 10: Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex Premiere #1 in Their Timeslots Among Boys on All TV
Plus: the network has ordered 32 additional episodes of "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien" and 20 new episodes of "Generator Rex."

[04/28/10 - 04:07 AM]
Cher, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep to Attend the Afi Gala for Mike Nichols
"TV Land Presents: The AFI Life Achievement Awards Honoring Mike Nichols" premieres on TV Land in June.

[04/28/10 - 12:05 AM]
Interview: "In Plain Sight" Co-Star Mary Mccormack & Executive Producer John Mcnamara

[04/27/10 - 04:57 PM]
A Corazon Abierto, an Original Series Adaptation of ABC Studios' Hit Drama Grey's Anatomy, Premieres in Colombia
The series airs as a telenovela with 80 consecutive original episodes airing weeknights.

[04/27/10 - 04:54 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 19-25.

[04/27/10 - 04:21 PM]
Conan O'Brien to Talk to Steve Kroft in His First Interview Since Leaving the Tonight Show - "60 Minutes" Sunday
Kroft's report will be broadcast Sunday, May 2 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/27/10 - 03:49 PM]
Tori & Dean Make April 2010 Best Ever for Oxygen Among W18-34, W18-49 and Total Viewers
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/27/10 - 02:34 PM]
History(Tm) Posts Best Month in Network History
History spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/27/10 - 02:22 PM]
Worst Case Scenario with Adventurer Bear Grylls Debuts Wednesday, May 5 at 10pm on Discovery Channel
The series is based on the popular survival guides, which have sold more than 9 million units.

[04/27/10 - 12:44 PM]
Fans Sing Their Way to the Tony Awards!
Two finalists will win the opportunity to walk the red carpet at THE 64TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13.

[04/27/10 - 12:43 PM]
It's No Joke! CBS's Hit "I Get That a Lot," Featuring Popular Celebrities Pranking Everyday People, Returns with a One-Hour Special on Wednesday, May 19
Wayne Brady, Tim Gunn, Nick Jonas, Wynonna Judd, Jay Mohr and Martha Stewart are featured on the latest installment.

[04/27/10 - 12:30 PM]
Disney Channel Ranks No. 1 in Prime for the 62nd Consecutive Month in Kids 6-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/27/10 - 12:22 PM]
NBC.com Rolls Out Its Own April-May Sweeps Lineup of Original Content as Companion to NBC's Eventful Sweeps Schedule
Said lineup includes offerings from all four of NBC's Thursday comedies.

[04/27/10 - 12:17 PM]
Glee and Giving Put FOX on Top
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 19-25.

[04/27/10 - 11:59 AM]
Video: Exclusive First Look at Sizzling New Lesbian Reality Series "The Real L Word"
The newcomer launches Sunday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/27/10 - 11:46 AM]
'Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up' Returns to Starz for Fifth Season of Raucous Comedy
The show, which is Starz's longest running original series, is scheduled to premiere in October.

[04/27/10 - 11:31 AM]
NBC in Unprecedented Partnership with Prince Charles in New Special 'Harmony' to Look at Solutions to the Environmental Crisis
The special will be broadcast in concurrence with NBC Universal's annual "Green is Universal" environmental initiative in November.

[04/27/10 - 11:12 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 19-25.

[04/27/10 - 11:02 AM]
The Mentalist and "Csi" Top Week's Scripted Series in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 19-25.

[04/27/10 - 11:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Ranks as Basic Cable's Top Network with Kids, Tweens and Total Viewers for April
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/27/10 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Universal Announces New Slate of "Healthy at Nbcu" and "Green Is Universal" Programming
"Healthy Week," due June 21, is a weeklong programming effort "focusing on the topics of nutritional literacy and fitness."

[04/27/10 - 10:38 AM]
Nearly 2 Million Viewers Tune in to TV Land's "8th Annual TV Land Awards"
TV Land spins the numbers for Sunday, April 25.

[04/27/10 - 10:09 AM]
One Tree Hill and "Gossip Girl" Combine to Lift the CW to Its Best Monday Since January
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, April 26.

[04/27/10 - 10:05 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 27
Updates include: ABC wants to "Catch Me"; Dane DeHaan joins HBO's "In Treatment"; and FX eyes "Outlaw Country," "Wilfred."

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[12/01/15 - 12:13 PM]
Hollywood's A-List Heads to Ovation TV for No-Holds-Barred Interview Show, "Los Angeles Times' The Envelope"
The series is hosted by Rebecca Keegan and Mark Olsen who sit down with the year's critically acclaimed directors and actors for an in-depth discussion of their awards-worthy films and the filmmaking process.

[12/01/15 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Expands Scripted Slate with Pre-Launch Renewal of "Those Who Can't," And Begins Development on Three New Scripted Projects
"Those Who Can't" centers on a trio of trouble-making high school teachers played by show creators and executive producers Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy.

[12/01/15 - 11:46 AM]
"War & Peace" Reimagined for a New Generation Premieres on Lifetime, A&E and History January 18
The epic features an award-winning cast including Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson and others.

[12/01/15 - 10:49 AM]
TV One Celebrates Eddie Murphy in PBS' "18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor" Special This Friday, December 4 at 8 P.M. ET
Originally broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, the special taped at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and features star-studded appearances by leading entertainers and comedians.

[12/01/15 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look at "Outlander" Season Two
The Season Two teaser is the first release for Starz' 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings.

[12/01/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to Air on ABC, Sunday, December 13
Ginnifer Goodwin narrates the one-hour special, which explores the moment where folklore met filmmaking.

[12/01/15 - 09:46 AM]
An All-New "The Biggest Loser" Returns January 4 with a New Host, Theme, Logo, Gym and Format and Eight Compelling Contestant Teams of Two
Dolvett Quince and Jen Widerstrom return to train eight contestant teams of two, all with compelling stories.

[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Superstore"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 by wide margins.

[12/01/15 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Presents "A Very Murray Christmas"
In just 4 days, Bill Murray and his celebrity friends will bring joy and laughter to people all around the world with the Netflix original holiday special.

[12/01/15 - 07:41 AM]
"Bolshoi Babylon," An Unprecedented Inside Look at the Famed Russian Ballet Company in the Wake of Scandal, Debuts Dec. 21 on HBO
The film was previously slated to debut the week prior on Monday, December 14.

[12/01/15 - 07:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents Series Finale of Landmark "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee," Commemorating 25 Years on Air, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 8PM (ET/PT)
Ellerbee, who has announced her retirement, will highlight some of Nick News' most poignant episodes and discussions, while presenting the story and philosophy behind the award-winning series.

[12/01/15 - 07:30 AM]
Juanes, Seth MacFarlane and Trisha Yearwood Added to Lineup for "Sinatra 100 - An All-Star Grammy Concert," Sunday, Dec. 6 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Zac Brown, Harry Connick, Jr., Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood and Usher.

[12/01/15 - 07:03 AM]
Luke Bryan, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, and Demi Lovato to Perform in Times Square During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles.

[12/01/15 - 06:51 AM]
Video: MTV Reveals Stunning Opening Title Sequence for "The Shannara Chronicles"
The show open features powerful and stunning visuals of the post-apocalyptic world of "Shannara," harmonized with artist Ruelle's haunting hit song, "Until We Go Down."

[12/01/15 - 06:07 AM]
Bravo Media Announces "The Lookbook," A New Premier Digital Shopping Experience
Hosted on Bravotv.com, the online platform kicks off tied to the sophomore season of Bravo's scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce."