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[05/12/10 - 05:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 12
Updates include: FOX's "Wilde Kingdom," ABC's "No Ordinary Family" latest to series orders; Tim Robbins, James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Cinema Verite"; and FX greenlights its "Wilfred" pilot.

[05/12/10 - 03:07 PM]
NBC Announces Pickup of New Comedy Series 'Perfect Couples' for 2010-11 Season
The comedy joins "Chase," "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites," and "Outsourced" as the sixth new scripted series currently unveiled for NBC's new season.

[05/12/10 - 02:38 PM]
Deadliest Catch Continues Its #1 Streak
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 11.

[05/12/10 - 11:58 AM]
The Original Hit U.K. Series Queer as Folk Makes Its U.S. Premiere on Ovation, Sunday June 20, to Kick Off the Programming Event, "Art Out Loud"
The U.K. series featured Aiden Gillen ("The Wire") and Charlie Hunnam ("Sons of Anarchy") in early roles.

[05/12/10 - 11:53 AM]
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's New Film Brings Landmark 1994 "Baseball" Series to Present
THE TENTH INNING will air Tuesday-Wednesday, September 28-29, 2010, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

[05/12/10 - 11:37 AM]
FOX Renews "Lie to Me," "Human Target," Orders Quartet
Comedies "Traffic Light" and "Keep Hope Alive" as well as dramas "Ride-Along" and "Lone Star" (formerly "Midland") are the first in FOX's 2010-11 freshman class.

[05/12/10 - 11:03 AM]
Omp! Gossip Girl Goes to Paris!
Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick will be filming on location in Paris in early July for the first two episodes of the season.

[05/12/10 - 10:52 AM]
Daniel Tosh Is Back with New Episodes of "TosH.0" Beginning on Wednesday, June 2 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
16 new episodes are on tap this summer, beginning with a "Web Redemption" segment on Lightning Bolt Larper.

[05/12/10 - 10:43 AM]
TruTV: Not RealitY. ActualitY. - Summer 2010 Highlights
New additions include HARD CORE PAWN and POV PD.

[05/12/10 - 10:34 AM]
The World Premiere of "16 Wishes," Starring Debby Ryan, Set for Friday, June 25 on Disney Channel
Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Anna Mae Routledge and Karissa Tynes also star in the original movie.

[05/12/10 - 10:33 AM]
Ali Begins Her Search for That One Special Man When "The Bachelorette" Premieres, Monday, May 24, on Abc
The Alphabet details the 25 suitors on the new season of "The Bachelorette."

[05/12/10 - 09:27 AM]
CBS's Entire Tuesday Lineup Posts Week-To-Week Growth
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 11.

[05/12/10 - 09:17 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Series Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 11.

[05/12/10 - 08:48 AM]
Chiller Raises the Stakes with Fear Factor
The former NBC mainstay will air Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c starting July 24 on the cable channel.

[05/12/10 - 08:31 AM]
USA Network to Dramatically Expand Characters Unite Campaign to Combat Prejudice and Discrimination and Promote Diversity and Respect
The expansion will include a large-scale CHARACTERS UNITE celebration on and off-air in November 2010.

[05/12/10 - 08:04 AM]
Fan Favorite Blockbusters Go Head-To-Head for the Golden Popcorn as "The Hangover," "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" and "Avatar" Lead Film Nominations for the "2010 MTV Movie Awards"
Aziz Ansari hosts this year's event, airing Sunday, June 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/12/10 - 06:53 AM]
Nominations Announced Today for "The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards"
"Rachael Ray," "Live With Regis and Kelly," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "Dr. Phil," "The Doctors" and "The Dr. Oz Show" are up for best talk shows.

[05/12/10 - 03:01 AM]
Niecy Nash and Cheyenne Jackson to Host Logo's Third Annual 'Newnownext Awards' 2010
Winners will be revealed Thursday, June 17, on Logo's "NewNowNext Awards" 2010 show.

[05/11/10 - 06:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 11
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels "The Sarah Silverman Program"; "Perfect Couples" inches to toward series order at NBC; and Lara Pulver, Michael Steger to visit HBO's "True Blood."

[05/11/10 - 03:18 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 3-9
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 03:04 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Big C, The" (Showtime)

[05/11/10 - 01:39 PM]
Production on Starz' 'Spartacus' Six-Part Prequel to Begin This Summer
Production on the show's second season was postponed this spring to allow Andy Whitfield to be treated for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

[05/11/10 - 12:49 PM]
TNT's Medical Drama Hawthorne Hits the Road with the "I Run This" Health & Wellness Tour
The 10-market mobile, interactive experience "will include health screenings, exercise classes, fitness-related video games, a smoothie bar and much more."

[05/11/10 - 12:16 PM]
CBS Tops in Viewers for the Eighth Time in Nine Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 12:03 PM]
Tennessee Heroes Bring Justice and Order in the New Season of Police Women of Memphis
The 12-part series premieres Thursday, May 27 at 9:00/8:00c on TLC.

[05/11/10 - 11:37 AM]
Science Channel and Morgan Freeman Invite Viewers to Journey Through the Wormhole
The Academy Award-winning actor hosts the series, which premieres Wednesday, June 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/10 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Bumps "Happy Town" to Summer
The series will go on hiatus after this week's episode and return on Wednesday, June 2 with its five remaining installments.

[05/11/10 - 10:48 AM]
Bravo Sews Up International Supermodel and Fashion Icon, Iman, to Join the Cast of "The Fashion Show"
Plus: casting calls are set for May 16 in New York City and May 22 in Chicago.

[05/11/10 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 in Adults 18-49 to FOX for the 3rd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 10:26 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day in Tweens 9-14 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 10:17 AM]
MTV's New Docu-Series "MTV Hired" Takes Viewers Inside the Lives of Young People Vying for Their Dream Job
The series, airing weekdays, premieres Monday, May 17 at 6:30/5:30c.

[05/11/10 - 10:14 AM]
Volunteers Are on a Crusade to Rescue Dogs in Dire Need on Animal Planet's New Series - Last Chance Highway
As previously reported, the newcomer launches Saturday, June 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/11/10 - 10:13 AM]
New Executives in Drama and Comedy Programming Announced for NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios
Lourdes Diaz, Rebecca McGill, Joey Chavez and Mike Nunes have all been upped at the company.

[05/11/10 - 10:09 AM]
Nickelodeon's Icarly Scores Basic Cable's Number-One Entertainment Telecast for Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 09:54 AM]
In Celebration of the Sixth and Final Season of "Lost," ABC and Verizon Give Fans a Unique Opportunity to Say Farewell
Selected messages received after the May 18 episode will be used on-air during the May 23 retrospective special.

[05/11/10 - 09:49 AM]
Carmelo Anthony, Tara Conner, Paula Deen, Oscar Nunez, Phil Ruffin, Suze Yalof-Schwartz, Melania Trump and Johnny Weir to Judge NBC's '2010 Miss Usa(R)" Pageant' on May 16
As previously announced, Curtis Stone and Natalie Morales are hosting this year's event.

[05/11/10 - 09:30 AM]
The Big Bang Theory Makes Monday's Loudest Noise in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, May 10.

[05/11/10 - 09:12 AM]
FOX Dominates Again with Four Nightly Wins
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 3-9.

[05/11/10 - 08:52 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for 8th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 10.

[05/11/10 - 08:23 AM]
Soapnet Surpasses 75 Million Households and Picks Up Critically Acclaimed Scripted Drama "Being Erica" for Third Season
13 additional episodes will roll out sometime next year.

[05/11/10 - 08:16 AM]
VH1's New Series 'Dad Camp' Tasks Unprepared Fathers-To-Be to Step Up and Become a Part of Their Children's Lives
The eight-episode series bows Monday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/11/10 - 06:46 AM]
Spike TV Promotes Sharon Levy to Executive Vice President, Original Series and Animation
Levy will continue to oversee production and development for all of Spike's expanding portfolio of original series.

[05/11/10 - 06:11 AM]
Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood Lead the Nominees for the '2010 CMT Music Awards'
Hosted by Kid Rock, the awards will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 9.

[05/10/10 - 04:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 10
Updates include: Brigid Brannagh to star in potential "Army Wives" spin-off; and MTV orders its "Skins" import to series.

[05/10/10 - 03:53 PM]
TLC Goes "Kate Plus 8" on June 6
Plus: the network renews "19 Kids & Counting," "Lottery Changed My Life," "BBQ Pitmasters"; orders "Fabulous Cakes" and "Snow Men."

[05/10/10 - 02:37 PM]
NBC Picks Up New Drama Series 'Chase,' from Jerry Bruckheimer, for 2010-11 Season
"Chase" joins previously announced "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites" and "Outsourced" as the fifth new scripted series.

[05/10/10 - 02:11 PM]
NBC to Unveil 2010-11 Lineup on Sunday
The Peacock's formal presentation will then take place on Monday.

[05/10/10 - 01:03 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Memphis Beat" (TNT)

[05/10/10 - 12:47 PM]
Ion Life Announces Expanded Programming Line-Up with the Launch of a New Slate of Programming
The network's latest additions include GADGET GIRLZ, BODY FUEL and SMART COOKIES.

[05/10/10 - 10:45 AM]
Exclusive: "Pirate Hunters" Dock at Spike TV on June 8
The backdoor pilot will follow a special "Somali Pirate vs. Medellin Cartel" episode of "Deadliest Warrior."







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