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[05/13/10 - 07:09 PM]
Chuck, "V," Eight Pilots Make the Cut for 2010-11
On tap for next season are "Happy Endings," "Mr. Sunshine," "Better Together," "The Whole Truth", "187 Detroit," "Generation Y," "Mike & Molly" and "Glory Daze."

[05/13/10 - 04:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 13
Updates include: "Damages" creators sign overall deal with Sony; Angus T. Jones to return to CBS's "Men"; and Prospect Park books three projects.

[05/13/10 - 04:16 PM]
America's Next Top Model Crowns a Winner and Finales with Highest Ratings Since March 2009
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 12.

[05/13/10 - 12:46 PM]
NBC Taps Microsoft Advertising as Preferred Digital Marketing Partner for Launch of Fall Program Lineup
The partnership will be executed through an extensive multi-screen advertising campaign that includes MSN, X-box, Microsoft Mobile and Bing.

[05/13/10 - 12:45 PM]
Sundance Channel and IFC Films Plan Multi-Platform Release of Olivier Assayas' Epic ''Carlos,'' Starring Edgar Ramirez
The five-and-a-half-hour film is scheduled to premiere on the network as a three-part mini-series in October.

[05/13/10 - 12:32 PM]
The "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Stars Descend on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in an Exclusive Primetime Special, June 23 on Abc
The one-hour special will pre-empt "Happy Town" at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/10 - 12:01 PM]
Spike TV's 'Guys Choice' to Pay Tribute to Iconic Action Hero Sylvester Stallone
Plus: Spike TV will declare Shaun White Chairman of the Board for "his amazing accomplishments in the world of competitive snowboarding."

[05/13/10 - 10:38 AM]
Oxygen Makes a Splash This Summer with a Dazzling Line Up of Water Cooler Worthy Shows
"BGC Miami" and "Hair Battle Spectacular," due in August, join the previously announced "Jersey Couture" and "Dance Your Ass Off."

[05/13/10 - 10:37 AM]
A Taste of Culinary Power on Bravo's "Top Chef: Washington D.C." WeD. June 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
Joining the series as a regular guest judge is Eric Ripert, award-winning chef and owner of the acclaimed Le Bernardin restaurant in New York City.

[05/13/10 - 10:34 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hard Times of RJ Berger, The" (MTV)

[05/13/10 - 10:20 AM]
TLC Renews New Wedding Series "Four Weddings"
Eight new episodes will roll out in September.

[05/13/10 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Family Premieres Its New Original Scripted Drama Series, "Huge"
The cable channel further details the upcoming original, due Monday, June 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/10 - 09:34 AM]
NBC Unveils Unprecedented Network Wide Affinity Program, 'Fan It,' Utilizing Social Media to Reward Its Most Dedicated Fans
Users will be able to earn "access to early previews of new and returning shows, NBC merchandise, discounts at the NBC store, show-themed virtual goods" and more.

[05/13/10 - 09:20 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Draws Its Largest Audience in 3 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 3-7.

[05/13/10 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Comedies Build, as Modern Family Hits a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 12.

[05/13/10 - 08:25 AM]
Fourth Season of Television Phenomenon Ice Road Truckers Premieres Sunday, June 6, 9pm ET/PT
The group of elite drivers, including "legendary Hugh Rowland, Alex Debogorski, the lady of the Ice Road, Lisa Kelly, and two new drivers," will face their most difficult season on the ice.

[05/13/10 - 03:08 AM]
Saban Brings "Power Rangers" Franchise to Nickelodeon
The deal brings the forthcoming 18th season (20 new episodes) to Nickelodeon and Nicktoons in 2011.

[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.







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[11/23/14 - 08:54 AM]
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[11/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
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[11/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
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[11/21/14 - 03:07 PM]
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[11/21/14 - 01:30 PM]
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[11/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
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[11/21/14 - 01:08 PM]
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[11/21/14 - 12:52 PM]
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[11/21/14 - 12:02 PM]
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[11/21/14 - 11:00 AM]
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[11/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
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[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
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[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
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